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August 12, 1925     The Catalina Islander
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CATALINA ISLANDER By "Scaseout'p club hop at the Yacht Club was atten,,te~l last Saturday evening, :)tlgh the big regatta at Santa Bar- Was under way, with a large of club yachts away from their The usual excc]leut milsJc by Rob Jtnnp gave goo:t sat- A colorful addition to the Was the attendance of Chest- and se'~;eraI guests dress- na bright-colored over-jackets, both gentlemen anti ladies prescnling a Jazzy yet pleasing sight as they with the dancers. Mr. Harry and guests also enjoyed the of the evening. Mrs. Win. ~lead and daughter, with their Sts, were present. Hubert Morrow ~nd son, with guests, are spend- week on board their yawl Win- and were at the evening dance the nmsic. Irving H. Hell- and A. C. "Steve" Brode were and while they did not shake foot enjoyed the evening. Jinnny Jump also was Of course Miss Dorothy Jump in attendance, and was very pret- gOWned and was the attraction of evening as she so gracefully dane- the numerous numbers. Mr. awl GeOrge Rector and guests were as were a number of other naembers and guests, Usual Saturday afternoon card had been cancelled, as it was expected there would be many Yachts herb. However, there was party of three tables, and ladies enjoyed themselves just as The usual card party will be ~ext Saturday afternoon, the 15th, ~{rs, Geo. M. Fairfield as the ~tess, and the usual Saturday even- dance. Geo. M. Fairfield and wife are several days at Avalon on their family cruiser Beilo Hubbert Morrow and family, their anx-yawl Winsome; Dr. Ar- Davis and family, on their cruis- Hulett C. Merrttt and are .still here, cruising every on board their yacht Comfort; Robinson and family are a few weeks vacation here, ag taken a cottage, and are cruis- around the "Isle with a Sanilc" on rd their cruiser Zuelika. Mr. and A. O. Stearns and guests are at moorings on the family cruiser dividing their time ashore and short trips around the Island. and Mrs. Phil Dickson, son and on the cruiser Miss Dick, Laving a pleasant time ashore and Art Sanger and family came their moorings last week-end for tay of several days. They, wtth guests, attended the Saturday tli~g hop and gave added zest to Miss Minnie Joughin and other ntcmbers of the family, with numerous guests, have been enjoying their cruis- el Ellen Vannin, making short trips around the Island and many family re-unions at her residence in Avalon. Mr. and Mrs. Nacio t~rown and theft guests are entertaining at zheir cot- tage, and enjoying their fast run-about in many interesthtg ~rips on board The Sneak. Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Calkins have taken a cottage for several days, and enjoy club life at the yacht club, they being members. Mr. and .Mrs. Arthur Gardner "and their daughter are entertaining guests at their cot- rage and on board their family cruis- er N lmt,ort. Sir. and Mrs. John Bloeser and "brother Bill are also with us, and make good use of their cruis- er Irene, visiting the many beautiful coxes on the Island. Mr. anti Mrs. B. O. Kendall :tnd son Jack are enjoying their summer, dividing their time be- tween their cottage and the cruiscr Skip Jack Jr. Son Jack has gone to Chicago to finish his trip with his bro- ther Bill, but will soon be with us again. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mtmsey and son Edwin are enjoying their stay between their cottage and cruising on board their new yacht Boina. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Anglemon, theirdaughter and her girl friends, have been herc for several days enjoying a stay on board their yacht Deep Water. Mr. Otis Hoyt and family, with a large party of guests, are spending several days ashore and on board his large power yacht Carrie. Secretary Abbott of the yacht club informs us that he had a very inter- esting visitor last week in the person of Mr. F. A. Adams of San Francisco. Mr. Adams is the president of the Pacific Inter-Club Yachting Associa- tion, and of course many things yacht-- ing was discussed. Mr. Adams con- gratulated the secretary on the splen- did ch~house and facilities afforded the members that the Catalina Island Yacht Club had brought to perfection, and on his return home would make it his business to inform the associa- ted yacht clubs of what he found at the "Isle with a Smile." According to Secretary Ed Abbott, the club has on exhibition at the club- house a very wonderftfl and beautiful- ly executed oil painting by Orrin White. This painting was sent over for exhibition by its owner Charlotte 13. Herr, who had visited the Yacht Chtb with the idea of having this painting exhibited, and of course the secretary was very happy to have it on the walls of the clubhouse. To bezter describe this picture the follow- ing short history was given by Miss Herr: "The Bay of Moons," a painting by Orrin White of Pasadena, California, showing Sir Francis Drake's vessel entering Avalon Bay over fonr hun- dred years ago. At the time of its mrival only anIndian village occu- pied the present site of Avalon, whose inhabitants called their harbor by the musical name of Bay of Moons, on account of its crescent shape. The subject is bistorically true, since it is a fact most carefullf proved that Drake did visit Catalina Island in search of fresh water during the cruise of his celebr~tted voyage of discovery along the California coast. Because of the delicate dawn tints reflected in the water of the bay, and the mists part- ly veiling the two great sugar loaf (Continued on Page 10, Column 5) f f PAGE THREE |I WHY NOT spend a Month at Catalina Island? 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