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June 25, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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June 25, 1924

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| ! SANTA CATALINA ISLAND: IN ALL THE WORLD NO TRIP LIKE THIS! 7 {i :! . k~hedweekly at Avalon Santa Catalina Island California A~alon's 15S It~l~ ri~Wspaper, containing the local news of this wonderful Island .-\\alon: Year-rouml mecca for tourists and travelers. _al!tSe~'_ v.meial publication of the Light Tackle Club an organization "~ ' ' Chicago walking, marine gardens. Unexcelled accommodations. 'f~ for "Cubs." Boating, bathing, golf, tennis, baseball, riding, fishing, ~L1~VALON, SANTA CATALINA ISLAND. CALIFORNIA,WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25. 1924 VOL. Xl. NO. 24 1 '' " 99 ;z .l :eNId._l~ ($$ei~13 Report of the Outing of the glass-bottom boats in the crystalline !, interst have been admirably managed, rill]~thern California Editorial Asso- waters of the bay the naked eye can and a special feature was the banquet i~tien at Avalon, June 20-28.) penetrate to a depth of 85 feet, and ! Friday evening iq the spacious dining see the wonders of aquatic plant and room of the St. Catherine. J. R. Gabbert, editor of the River- marine life known to no other part Of[side By John E. King the world. Enterprise, is president and Editor Hemet News , othy Brownhill of the Puente Journal i Wrigley in Control of southern summer seas l . s " -- ~ "-* -','i AsMe from a small area of business nereanu mere ot t~asnl-,, .., . ~. . .. . . , anti resloence lotswltnrntnecity Ot t anti romance aria sug- i -- ~ ~ '" * ' " of tt ,' .' ~,~ ,. ~-valon k.ataunalslan(l is owne(toy He earliest perrotiOI z..all-,-,~.*" ' ~lr , r e .~." Tr hi ..... " , -- , d Wllnanl vvrzgley 3r otbmcago He ~toryk~atalrna antizxvalon ~ ' "' " a"-r" ...... i employes from 500 to 700people reg- pa t Irom [ne Illalnlanti , , . . ~. . , . . fiw " ,,,, , , ~ marly m maintainingantinnprovmg t.nlllesoil the naroor or . . . lgeles his propertres, and Davnt M. Renton, mndrod~ ,~ .....,1,0 1;fl-|...... 'vice-president of the Santa Catalina ~1 has'" . . -- , . , la ti %0 t any, managcL ,n l' f , . x " , i :elf ::a~lnei;nt~!Sd:l~ceCsaaASii~iiPs~a~" !isea:rge:~orT~intis~C~fii:~;iati!nt~:::i'/l~s(; "ol; rom the western winds ' " " erating the cross-channel fleet from glory of Avalon was un- a few years ago, when a ch.e.wing gum mannfacturer Wihnington to Avalon. The St. Catherine is a large, high- class hotel, bnt various other hotels, and the Island Villa and Villa Park, i VlSrOn of one of the most playgrounds of the world. Wrigley, Jr., bought Cata-, according to well- is secretary of the association, and their plans for the outing were splend- idly arranged and carried out to per- fection. It has been a tirne of real pleasure and relaxation to every mem- ber of the party. The presence ot Governor and Mrs. Friend Richard- son, who are members of the associa- tion, has added to the enjoyment of the occasion and given many of their friends opportunity for renewal of personal acquaintance. The governor's hold on the affections of the country editors has increased by reason of his business-like admistration of the state's affairs. Personnel Personnel of the members of the :ated rumor, a few years ago, check for the frill amount of Since then he has expend- average of $50,000 ntonthly in roads developing imblic utili- beautifying the hillsides, iz ~- g streets and erecting modern Igs. The program calls for a ar period of development, and tel3 .in this shunbrous vale on ~mmg isle of the Pacific, claim- Ualifornia's own w'ill be reared :ing phlce "for tired minds and o, which even Florence or Ven- uld be proud. ihna Islaqd is twenty-two miles rid from one-quarter .to seven half miles in width. Tile trip out of Los Angeles harbor is of ' interest and in jnst a little than two 'hours the landing i~ at Avalon, and its hotels an( ~.t cottages and business honses mto view. Ill 0, Coo.n,=.. I II hisa nrodern city of the sixth i II t'ieii; the conveniences of elee- | II Seh- gas and water. ]'here are IH churches a library pictnre l ]1 Ai.~" resident phvsicians an'd dentists Ill 'e,i 2.t1700 people al'e pernmnent l II r~ewo~uts. Tbe city has a weekly Wh l'aperTh III ~,, e Catalina Islander, of |1[ l~t~hliot, v~rnest Windle is editor and |[[ ~t0~ler~er. Mr. Windle maintains a |~[ Matttrn. newspaper and job printing | l| .at~d"~s the local dispenser of justice |H lr~ tow~erates the largest news stami ~ll wqatalina is ..... l,t o,s f r the [1/ ariet .........-ram t o | II garae' S ze and remarkable catches of [|/ tr0~ .sh.. The leaping tuna, weighing ' |[l~gllti_e]ghtY to 2.51 pounds, the hardest l/ a~a Ulg fish known is cau h# with ~od I v ~. reel - g " " [ abet: from May to October. Other / ,%re ~s, are the swordfish, the alba- | blae~ ne yellowtail, the white anti the I/, ~hesea bass, bonita and sheepshead. I/ ae ttehrnate is ideal. The air dur- I/ retll~.'~te, winter is delightful and of I~11 -'~abl ' , IIrn,,._ .y ..even temperature, q_he I/r a'r 's refreshingly c!" II~h ~Umous Submarine Garden~ 11 %2e .rarest beauty of Catalina is the ~ through Mrs. Alice H. Dyke, Miss Willa 1)vke anti F. A, Appleton, Lincoln Heights Bulletin. William W. Roe, Mrs. William W. Roe, Dorothy I. Roe, and Julian H. Roe, Los Angeles Daily Journal. H. E. Whitaker and , Mrs. H. E. Whitaker, Lynw'ood ,I ribune. C. F. Hoffman, Mrs. C. F. Hoffman, Irene Hoffman, Harold Hoffman, Moorpark Enterprise. W. O. Hart, Mrs. \. O. Hart, Gene Hart, Billy Hart, Thomas Hart, J. F. Craemer, :Mrs. J. F. Craemer, Jack Craemer and Miss Craemer, Orange Daily N ev,s. Charley Pierson and Mrs Pierson, Southern California Edison Company Publications. Timothy Brownhill and Mrs. M. M. Brownhill, Puente Valley Journal. J. R. Gabbert, Mrs. J. R. Gabbert, John Gabbert and Jane Gabbert, River- side Enterprise. Whittier State School Band, which played special music at the Amphitheatre Monday evening in honor of Governor and Mrs. Friend W. Richardson. There are thlrty-six musicians in the band during its stay at Avalon offer still cheaper t)ut good acconmto- association taking advantage of tire op-! C. M. Kline anti Mrs, C. M. Kline, dations, portunitv to visit Catalina is as follows : San Jacinto Register. The public ntilities, such as water, Governor Friend W Richardson [ C.F. \aite, Mrs. C. F.Waite, Ohten gas and electricity are controlled and .Mrs F \v Richardson 'anti Iohn 4.1'-' i Waite and Marjorie \Vaite San Pedro distrilmted by the city, but are fur- l')ert'Richar~l~on Ber'/elev Gazette~ l)aily Pilot. . nished wholesale by Mr. Wrigley who G F Rinei~ar't Mrs ({. F Rinc~hart J. Vqinterbourne Tustin News. owns the water svstem and the dec-and Florence F Moore Covma Cmzen \~. E. Vvestland Mrs. W. E. West~ trie and gas plani. It is stated thatI George M lll~[i;" Fug'ene Blair Wal~',land, Elizabeth ~Vestland, W. E.West- under the business methods nsed by lter Blai;-" .~ rs 7.elia -i Stickle an l land, Jr., and 13ernard Westland Up, ~2fr. ~,Vmgleys orgamzat]on, prduc-J Maxine Stickle, Corona Independent. !lan}t News. ~ . Uon costs are nmch lower than undert Morris M Rathbun Touring Topics I I.. M. Keffer, and Mrs. t'. M. Keffer public ownership. \Vater development [ So~thcrn California '.~kutomobile Club'! and Miss Mary Jane Keffer,Van Nuys for Avalon cost nearly one million and I lohn F Kin~ and Mrs lohn F Kim_*' t News. a unique and satisfactory method of JHemet N'ews "" " "- ~" ~"1 Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mendenhall, distribntion has been evolved. [ F. ~V. Johtaston, Mrs. F. W. John-IMrs. Margaret Carter" Ferdinand Men- ston Miss W V Iohnston rester t denhall lohn 1).Mendenhall Van Editors Visit Island / i, ' " " , ..;, , ', 4, '.~ I Nuvs Nex;es ' I oi/cncer an(1 z~,lll(ireti vanness, *aermo- ;- , .. h lv one s ' R H Arnett anti Mrs R vi Arnett During t e past week near ].a Beach Keview. I, ". "', " : ..... > lucalpa l"~e~l S hundred and fifty members of the/ O. T. I ahner, Mrs. O. T. 1 ahner, I .). . ,. Southern California Editorial associa-/Hollvwood Citizen. I \ ernon King, Mrs. ),ernon King tion have been guests of the Wrigley ~ J. ~Vin Wilson and Mrs. J.Win Wil- ; and Clara Ohnstad, Garden tJrove News organization, and every courtesy has[son, Indio Date I ahn. i ,, "" ......... ) 1 r 5anluel al t.reene anti oaughter In been shown the 1 arty by the loca / A. "v. Douglass, Mrs. A.V. Douglass, t " : " " " ' - managers, and especial thanks are due [ Madge Douglass, Mrs. Davis and gle~yo.o!t News.. ..... Ernest \Vindle. editor of the CatalinalWanda Phillips, I,a Habra Star. [ Ulrich l~nocn and wire, l,a Verne Islander, who has taken the week off] D.L. Coates and Mrs. D. L. Coates, [Leader. , k to be the "guide,philosopherand [ Lankershim Press. ! ,.U,. ; btoc well and family, Beverly .t-I II 1 S Ne~s friend' of the editors and their fatal-[ Frank F. Merriam and Mrs. Frank i "" (Continued on Page 2 Column 3) lies. Trips to the various points of IF. Merriam, Long Beach Sun. [ ' , " " " 77 77 : 7: 7: : 7