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PAGE SIX, THE CATALINA AVALON CALIFORNIA ERNEST WINDLE - Editor and Owner CHAS. H. SMITH - - Associate Editor SUBSCRIPTION RATES (in advance). Three Years ............................ Five Dollars (Only When Paid in A~vance). One Year ................................ Two DollarJ Six Months ...................... One Dollar ~hr Months ................... Fifty Cents ngle Copies Five Gents ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising 50c per Inch, Each Insertion. 500 Inches During a Period of Six Months, 35c per Inch. Liners lOc per Line, Minimum 25c Entered as Second-Class Mat..tMarch 31, 1914, at the Poatoffice at Avalon, Calif. ; Under the Act of March 3, 1897. The columns of the Islander are open to the general public, on an~ of the fol- lowing subjects: Local Po~itscs and Gov- ernment, Fishing, Hunting and Caml~ng. Items of local news interest will be greatly appreciated. THIS FINE NEW BOOK HAS MUCH ABOUT POLICE The University of California Press at Berkeley has just announced the publication of a book entitled "Crime and The State Police," by August Volhner and Alfred E. Parker. The co-authors spent about four years gathering material for this book, their studies and investigations including both the state police here and in Eu- rope. M'r. Volhner was for thirty years Chief of Police at Berkeley, Califor- nia, and during his years of police service became world famous as a po- lice administrator and criminologist. Mr. Parker, besides being a member of the Berkeley School System, has been assisting Mr. Vollmer for a nu-n- bet of years. Mr. Parker, who is also tile son-in-law of M,r. and Mrs. L. C, Waldman, 134 Whitley Avenue, has spent his summers here at Avalon for several years. "CRIME AND THE STATE PO- LICE" is a popular presentation, bear- ing lightly the weight of recognized authority; a ,book for public and po- lice alike. The authors present in this volume their findings, with re- commendations for improving the po- lice service and making more efficient 'the combatting of crime in the United States. As an example of some of the sub- jects written about in the book, the following chapter headings are in- lightening: Crime and the State; Special Attempts to ContTol Crime; Special State Police, Highway Po- lice on Patrol; The State Turns De- tective; State Police; In Foreign Countries; Crime and More Crime; and, Crime and Police Morale. The sloop Carola, which recently spent considerable time in Santa Cat- alina Island waters, was towed into San Diego Friday by the Coast Guard cutter Ta:naroa, from Cape Colnett, scram distance south of F_Lnsenada. John Fuller of San Francisco, son of the well known paint manufacturer, was aboard, with two companions. The vessel was reported five days overdue, so the cutter was sent south to tow it into port at San Diego. ~:o:-- Under the direction of Prof. Geo. N. Thompson the Whittier State School Boys' Band gave an interesting concert Wednesday afternoon at the Greek Amphitheatre. The band is vacation- ing at the Whittier Camp and the boys will give another concert Friday after- noon, between 2:30 and 3:30 o'clock. The public is cordially invited to at- tend the concerts. Admission is free. ~.'.'.~:~.~.~:~:~.@.~..~.~~ WHY THE BONDS? Lobbying at the | -- . ~ Special State Election Next Tuesday, Catalin Hotel St. i atherme ,ua, d, Rentals for office space for various By Capt. Earl A. By Henry Grattan ~ state departments in Sacramento and ~.'.~i~.'~ .... : : -" ." : .... Los Angeles amount to $196,023.60 a Seen at Hotel St. Catherine was Mack Gordon and Harry Revel, .acnei- ca's ace tunesmiths, leaving for the Club La Cima and the snappy nmsic of the Rhythm Counts. Then, being- spot- ted by the audience. They were pre- vailed upon to preview the song hits from their latest musical. The new hits included "From the Top of Your Head to the Tip of Your Toes," "Without a Word of W~arning,'' "I wish I were Aladdinn," "It Takes Two to Make a Bargain," and the title song, "Two for Tonight." Trying his skill on the deep blue Pacific in search of those wilely mar- lin is screen idol Richard Barthelmess. In company with Mrs. Barthehness, Dick is making Hotel St. Catherine his headquarters. Among cinema celebrities now regis- tered at Hotel St. Catherine are Vir- ginia Pine and Adrienne Ames. Both Miss Pine and Miss Ames can be seen daily on the beach, acquiring that fashionable smmner tan. Seen having luncheon at the swank). Terrace Buffet was a foursome conl- prised of Betty Bronson, Eleanor Hodgon, Fred Berg and George Wai- tress. Seen holding hands in the lobby of Hotel St. Catherine were M.r. and Mrs. E. A. Hanson of Dana Point, Califor- nia. They're newlyweds. Again getting in a few days bathing at Hotel St. Catherine is Miss Betty Grable of Paramount Studios. Domiciled at Hotel St. Catherine are Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Herrmail of New York City. Mr. Herrman is presi- dent of the Souther,, Fabrics Corpora- tion of New York. Econonfic note: "Business is better right now than it has been at any time during the last five years," says Mr. Herrman, "and I feel that we deserved a good vaca- tion. I know of no better place than Santa Catalina Island." Registered at Hotel St. Catherine over the week-end was Dr. Oscar Fis- cher, leading Shanghai barrister and authority on Oriental econonfics and politics, and his son, George Fischer, a recent Oxford graduate. Seen having luncheon at the Terrace Buffet with Mr. and Mrs. Ashton Stanley were Mr. and Mrs. James Du- gan. Mr. Dugan is director for Mac West. Likewise were Charles King, writer and lovely Mary Mason of the New York stage. Hotel St. Catherine again proved to be the sunnner cinema capital during the last week. Seen at Hotel St. Cath- erine were Eric Rhodes and Hugh Danlels from R.K.O. Studios. Kent Taylor, and Brooks Benedict. Today's mystery: W~hat's in that package that no one in the lobby ad- mits owning ? The old "Pastime," said to be the first b, at to carry pasengers from the mainland to Santa Catalina Island. was smashed to pieces on Saturday last when a huge e;rotind swell threw her against the rocks of the west jetty near Seal Beach. None of the crew were injured. The vessel had been converted into a tug boat. -- :O: The Rohl-Connollv Company has secured the contract for an additional 2000 feet of the Los Angeles Harbor breakwater construction. It is esti- mated that it will take ten or twelve months to eomplete the contract. They ~ill secure most of the necessary rock "ir(om their Santa Catalina Island qparry. If there is anything that you wish to sell or rent: or that you desire to secure, such as a house or lot. or a desirable business site. try an Adlet on page 7 of The Catalina Islander. Leonardo da Vinci, the great artist, is credited with the invention of the wheelbarrow, one of the forerunners of modern farm vehicles.--The Coun- try Home. biennium. That's why the legislature submitted to the people in Proposition No. 1 on the ballot for the August 13 special election, bond issue proposals for $950,000 to build extensions on the Capitol in Sacramento and $1,000,000 for enlargement of the S tafl~ Building in Los Angeles. Not only will the proposed improve- ments save California a huge sum of money, but they will make it possible to concentrate governmental depart- ments in Sacramento in the Capitol and State Building and in Los Angeles, in the State Building there. At present, office rentals in the southern city cost $40,441.80 a year and in Sacramento, $57,000 a year. In the capitol city, the Board of Equalization alone pays $3960 a month for extra office slSace outside the Capitol. The adoption of this building pro- gram will enable the state to partici- pate in the federal works program so that the amount provided may be in- creased materially by federal funds. The projects contemplated are lo- cated in all sections of tile state and will afford considerable relief for un- employment. It is estimated by the Department of Public Works that 4705 men will be employed on these projects for a year in addition to the vast amount of building materials and other services that will be required. Funds in the Governor's budget and tentative =,!lotnlent of money from the proceeds of the bond issue provide for buildings and construction at Pacific Colony near Pomona, Mendocino StS.te Hospital at Ukiah, Agnews State Hos- pital near San Jose, Napa State Hos- pital at Napa, Patton State Hospital near San Bernardino, Camarillo State Hospital near Ventura, Norwalk State Hospital at Norwalk, Stockton State Hospital at Stockton, Sonoma State Home at Eldridge, and a new prison in Southern California. ~--~-- : 0 : -----~- CATALINA ISLAND HAS SUMER PLAYGROUND The summer playground at the Higlf School is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Sunday. Every ef- fort is made to have the children to enjoy themselves in supervised play. The following is an illustration of a scheduled day : 9 to 10, Nature Hike. 10 to 10:30. Active Games (Hide and Seek, Jump Rope Contest, etc.) 10:30 to 11, Story Hour. 11 to 11:30, Active Games (New- comb, Dodge Ball, etc.) 11:30 to 12, Tumbling. 12 to 1, Lunch Hour (Croquet, Checkers.) 1 to 2, School Library open. 2 to 2:30, Clay Modeling, Hopscotch, etc.) 3:30 to 4:00, Sand Modeling, Hop- scotch, etc. 4 to 4:30, Active Games, Running, Jumping, etc. 4:30 to 5, Check points, Dominoes, Ping Pong, Jacks, etc. There are two tennis courts opeu to the public. You may make reserva- tions for them at tent three. Other activities are: Orchestra, 7 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays in charge of Art Stevens. Knitting, 9 to 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in charge of Mrs. Heiss. Nature Hikes, 9 to 10 a.m. on Mon- day and Wednesdays, in charge of Dr. John B. Toomay. --:O:~ Too bad! But nobody took the trouble to tell any of the Islander force last week that another young lady had arrived in town. WMI, her name is Wilmar Lee Deffenbaugh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Def- fenbaugh, and she tipped the scales at 9 pounds very soon after breathing Catalina air. Mother, daughter and father doing well at last reports. Fishing tile past week good at times and poor Many schools of the new came in and are to be see~ water all along the shores. on the average of two The rock bass take them they are a bit small for fish. Sam Goulding, with Ralph and party, brought in 33 Lovell Swisher, fishing from nlance with a trout rod, la lb. yellowtaii. That was as the yellowtail had his own ~, of the time. He was landea end of 20 minutes. Most all sununer there small school of three around the Pleasure Pier of the big fellows might be fish caught by C. R. Martin lon, a light tackle fish of That is a catch hard to beat. A report comes from the of a white sea bass wei It is the largest, I believe, Catalina waters this season Robert Thompson and Leslie Davidson, guests of St. Catherine, fished from the on Saturday. Pob used his catching barracuda and with live bait. Then we heavy tackle for the giant bass. While Bob was busy barracuda, the click on tackle started to sing, so he his 3--6 fishing to fight the low. W:e knew it was a big cause of the long runs he 1 hour, 10 minutes we aboard. The fish wei Bob is 17 now, and wants to a marlin. Sunday Bob and fished for marlin and lie caught a 10 tb. and a core, while Bob hooked one 3---6. It broke the line. LatO tw~ strikes from marlin, but hook up. Roy Samuelson and Jack from San Francisco, went on mee for albacore. Four we on light tackle, weighing 17 each. Another was caught tackle. We saw two marlin broadbill, also two whales. to us, was a very large one. sized tuna took one of our but wasn't hooked. The tuna to be a 50 to 60 lb. fish. The marlin fishing is ge as they are being now, as you will see paper. Mr. Crouse brought in a 10 barracuda from a week. Fellows conting in today 5th) tell me of seeing quite of marlin. One party eight. Another saw like a great fishing week a The water temperature is in Avalon Bay. ---- : O : -----"~ W. O. Forsyth, retired Armour and Company, a guest of 'tile Hotel past four months, has dep home in the north. Mr. great baseball fan and each season here watching in training. He believes tl~ great team and is pulling win the Natinoal League P if so, plans to go East and play in the World Series. Christian Science Lecture KFAC (1300kc-231.6m), T' August 13, at 8p.m., wl V. Ross, C.S.B., of San fornia, a member of the B tureship of the Mother First Church of Christ, Boston, Mass., lectures Church of Christ, Scientisl geles. Sell Catalina--Buy