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The Catalina Islander
Avalon, California
July 2, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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July 2, 1924

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PAGE TEN---- / ./ / Launched May 3, 1924 THE CATALINA On Her Way July 2, 15 F L, Views of Catalina as It was Bei-lg Finishe4 at the Ship Yards MILLER TALKS ABOUT THE PIERCE-ARROW Averaging 110 miles a day is not generally considered a robust task for an ~,utomiblc, but when nearly every foot of distance is up and down tortu- ous mountain grades, the story is dif- ferent. Through the dependable performance and easy riding qualities of two Pierce Arrow touring cars, thousands of vis- itors to Catalina are enabled to see all the beauty spots of that famous sun> mer and winter resort. The Catalina Jaunting Car Company, of which C. E. Miller is manager, is operating two Pierce-Arows in the Island service and he is loud in his praise of their day in and day out trustworthy service. "Each car makes two round trips of 55 miles each (lay," said Mr. Miller to L. R. Wadsworth, general manager for William E. Bush, distributor oi Pierce Arrow cars in Southern California. "But these miles are oxer the crook- edest roads in the wo,-hl, and'at the same time absolutely safe "We travel from our station to the Summit, 1600 feet elevation, in less than five miles, then through a wiht region inhabited by mountain goets, which animals are frequently seen from the road. The route includes visits to Eagle's Nest, an old hunting ground, Little Harbor, the ohl Indian burial ground and camping place and thence to the Isthmus. Some of the grades are as steel) as twenty-three percent, but the Pierce-Arrows purr right along with certainty and secur- ity" The St. Louis Sporting News is o~ sale at Windle's Ne~s Stand. MOTOR CAR CAMPERS MANY They Are Doing Good Work Building Great Fraternity of Outdoor Sports Lovers. We have heard the lure of the out- doors preached as long as we ('an re- member, says the Sportsman's Digest, and while no one disputed the value of time spent eh)se to nature, it re mains a fact that only since the motor car has come into universal use have appreciable increases been made in the number of people who spend a part of their spare tinie in the open. A few years ago the motor e~r eflmper was a rare specimen--a curi- osity that would attract attention at any cross roads. Today he is a fixture to be found on every highway and by- way of this broad land. Each season he i~ carrying more and more of his felh~ws mlt into the open, thus aiding, to a great extent the purpose that the outdoor press has so long advo- ("~ t ed. The O,qlUpe~" iS to be encouraged, for through him a great fraternity of out- door sports lovers is being built. The community which h~s not made pro- vision for the camper and Is not ready to welcome him Is far behind the times, not only in the way of failure to co-operate in a growing movement, but from a selfish standpoint also, The camper, depending on the treat- ment he receives, can become a great ~set to a community. Yes, the camper is a fixture and It seem,~ to be up to the vqrlous com- munities to receive him well and to send him on his way pleased with the courtesy shown him--an ardent boost- er fro" the communities which he has visited Magazines, newspapers, candies, etc., at WINDLE'S NEWS STAND. EARLY BREAKFASTS For Fishermen DAINTY BOX LUNCHES SANDWCHES To Put in Your Pocket HOT PLATE LUNCHES To Carry Out and AfternoOri SERVED ON THE BALCONY IMPORTED FOOD SPECIALTIES AND BEVERAGE5 FRUITS MEATS ------ GROCERII BAKERY GOODS ---- DAIRY PRODUCTS C MARK I