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NA ISLANDER INENT FACTS ABOUT AND CATALINA ISLAND resort. resort. hall. links. hotels. house. : system. r.system. trails. !e truck. ocean. of birds. healthy. or fleas. theatre. long. pier. system. newspaper. sea fishing. and volcanic ash. in still water. Id acres in area. formations. elderly people. miles wide. almost unknown. unknown. tnd bridle trails. village sites. mountain peaks. during the summer. coves and bays. 2100 feet elevation. canoes and power craft. lead ores are found. spring training field. the year through. 2000 feet elevation. streets graded and paved. ers to and from mainland. cafeterias and dinning road to the Isthmus, 25 native wild animals are board walk along the sea g plant at Pebble Oil gasoline and oil supply Pressure salt water fire pro- grammar grades and kin- with the.same control as submarine gardens, open Casino dance hall open miles south of Los An- Angeles County, State et of power fishing laun- organization, "Mary CATALINA HAD A MOST GLORIOUS CELEBRATION (Continued from Page 1, Colunm 2) Club and the Catalina Island Yacht Club officials co-oDeratetl very willing- ly with the Avalou committee to make the events a bi.~ success. The decora- tion of the two club bttihlings adtled much festive color to that side of Av- alon bay. tt was very picturesque to watch the movements of the many yachts, cruisers and speed-boats from the mainland. The presence of pala- tial yachts Casiana, Goodwill, etc., gave the Descanso bay a distinguished and aristocratic setting. Through it all the weather was ideal, the people happy, gober and contentctt." Hiding Under the Spoon One of the most interesting fish- ing stories of the week is the one told by Thomas Mcl). Potter, on his friend, Charles V. Barton. It's a long story; but we'll et~t it short. Barton was fighting a fish near Seal. Rocks. "It's a yellowtail!" exclaimed this vet- eran angler. "Just fancy, the first of the season !" Then there was a lull in the battle. Very carefully Angler ~Barton operated his reel. "Don't feel it pnll any more, Tom," said the rodman in a dejected tone of voice. "All right; reel in! Better luck next time," said Mr. Potter, very sympath- etically. Tont's great on sympathy. "No, it's on the hook yet," interrupt- ed Captain Harry Nichols. "Its a bar- racutta." "'A barracuda! I don't see it," replied Barton, as he held his rod to one side and peered into the blue water. "Why, there it is f" volunteered Mr. Potter, who is known as the t'resident of the Catalina Three-Six Club, "and its hiding under that Wilson spoon yotl are nsing for bait." Curtain. Anchor Story Ended They were talking about swordfish at the Tuna Club Friday night, and one of the anglers, in a burst of en- thusiasm, exclaimed: "Did I ever tell you ~about the big swordfish that swam up to the .... , bit thru a 3-4 inch chain, and carried off my eighty pound anchor ?" "No wonder you don't get any fish this season," interrupted the man in the corner. "A fish won't swallow- more than one anchor." That ended the story. Good night! Wear your Light Tackle Club But- ton, It shows that you are an angler and a sportsman. PAGE ELEVEN FIRST REGATTA CATALINA ISLAND YACHT CLUB OVER (Cozztim~ed f~om Page 1. Column 4) resented by Harida, with Jim S luck at the wheel, and won the race, claim- ing the Fellows & Stewart cup, with the California Yacht Chtb colors at her yard. The Sunbeam was a very few seconds behind and was handled by her owner, Commodore Jcssops of the San l)iego Yacht Club, displaying its colors. Com. Jessop had Mr. Stose and party of friends on board, cruising tip from the southern city to take part in the regatta. The Seacrafts 45's was represented by' the Olivette and the 1,.ameses. 'the Olivette took first place, and the tro- phy of the .Marine Sales & Service Company of East San l'ettro. Mr. Jim T. Dickson's Jubilo was the conamittee's boat during the regatta, with J. T. I)ickson as starter, Ed Ab- bott, myself as timers and Jas. ~V. Juu1p and I'. H. L. Wilson as judges. LOCATION OF CAMPS The following camps are located on the Island : Long Beach Boy Scouts--Fourth of July Cove. Catalina Island Boy Scouts--How- land's Landing. Pasadena Boy Scouts--Cherry Val- ley. Camp Toyon (girls' school)--Ban- ning's Beach. All Y, NI. C. A. visitors--White's Landing. Camp Cabrillo Page Military Acadcmy)--At the Isthmus. Whittier State School--Gallagher's Landing. The Catalina Islander every week, fifty-two times during the year, is boosting Catalina Island. The results of this continuous publicity are of ma- terial benefit to every merchant, busi- ness and professional man, as well as every worker, residing in Avalon. Mr. Business Man, how many weeks dur-, ing the year do you return the comp- liment ? Elmo CLEANSING CREAM TISSUE CREAM Liquid Face Powder Rouge and Lip Stick ISLAND PHARMACY CO. 417 Crescent Avenue Subscribe now--S2 per year. Your Wants Smoothly Attended To at the ATWATER HOTEL 0P "As Good as the Best, Better Than the Rest" BILLIE PRICE, Proprietor Sumner Avenue, Avalon, California Curios and Souvenirs Look for the Sign of The Big Curio Store H. D. MacRae Co. The AVALON Care Dan Ostoleh, Proprietor 403 CRESCENT AVENUE Good Food, Well Cooked and Neatly Setwed. O. W. COLE Painting, Decorating 201 Metropole Avenue Avalon, California Magazines, newspapers, candies, etc., at WINDLE'S NEWS STAND. Catalina will give you the rest of your life. Come to Catalina. The St. Louis Sporting News is on sale at Windle's News Stand. FREDERICK BAKER Attorney at Law l[osll. C. C. Chapman Building Broadway at Eighth Sreadwsy ;~1b Los Angeles, Cal. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED iN AVALON REAL ESTATE GET IN TOUCH WITH A. L. LAURANCE WITH SANTA CATALINA ISLAND CO. AVALON. CALIFORNIA Boy Scouts and Blue the lee side of the Is- rough. ,ee groves--practically mainland. :Onnection by cable with )f the United States. whichever point of the off the ocean waters. OWned by a corporation-- Catalina Island Company. 2f the Pacific Southwest ~avings Bank of Los An- Catalina wild quail, the fe- crested the same as the growth of wild flowers early spring and summer Foresters, Eagles and have represen- s: meat markets, drug rles, hardware and furni- WORTH SELLING IS WORTH TELLING--ADVERTISE ! ture store, electricians, dry goods stores, curio stores, photographers, fish market, confectionery stands, news stands, etc. Three church organizations--Congre- gational, Christian Science and Catholic. Has nightly band concerts for three months during the summer in out- door natural amphitheatre. Many groves of beautiful lilac trees (tree myrtle) beautify the hillsides and canyon slopes in the sp.ing. Splendid glass-bottomed boats through which to see the submarine gardens and sea life through crystal clear water. Magazines, newspapers, candies, etc., at WINDLE'S NEWS STAND. Renew your subscription to The SOME 66 99 ON Phones 61048 Main 1048 PRIVATE AMBULANCE IvY H. OVERHOLZER FUNERAL DIRECTOR 958 South Hill St., Cor. Tenth Lady Attendant Los Angeles, Cal.