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AUGUST 22, 1940 PAGE THREE Club 1Voles ~By Percy West lay last Judge and Mrs. Iyers and Mr. and Mrs. were hosts to the .and their guests. A most de- was enjoyed by upwards at attended, and both Mrs. Mrs. Bivens saw to it that ests were well supplied with dainties they had prepared ecasion, whils( the Judge and passed the cracked ice, Bivens in charge of the rt. A great time was had by Mrs. George C. Thomas IIl the fishing these days, and in his official office as is meeting his fellow mem- r families and guests, at the between his fishing trips Mrs. Danford M. Baker Jr. Hills were here over the With them was Mrs. Mos- Baker took his first marlin on Saturday last; just getting Work-out for the broadbill he has a (late with N ce work, Mrs. V. t Stringfellow of are now installed in their :Ome on East Terrace. Dur- Vacation Mr. Stringfellow will the Fiorenza, Bob Lyons' laughter Florence will prob- boat until Robert arrives. Mrs. Phil M. Swaffield of with their guests, Mr. and also of Long Beach, are a few clays to go out after They are looking and hop- (lay, as, after all, it is turn. So, here hopin'. ld Mrs. Ellis J. Arkush of San out every dav looking for a nlarlin Mr. Arkush sure met il~g last week that could really Is he was on one for over six ad his second test of endurance eight hours. Both were and in each case dark- red the fish, both of which big fish. Naturally, Mr. Was using great caution. We waiting for this good patient get his fish. Mrs. Ed P. Jarvis of North are .here, aboard their boat for the summer. Mr. fishing only week-ends at Both Mrs. Jarvis and the boss anglers, and we may be see- ~ood flag flying in the very Lad Mrs. Robt. C. Mankowski lining Mr. and Mrs. E. L. their two sons, aboard their uiser Samoor. On Monday took a small marlin of 66 being his first marlin it gave family a great thrill. They again to-day, all set for No. 2. nkowski is also quite an at- Mrs. John A. Bullard of and their young son and re spending the week here fine cruiser Doja. They c~.r the mainland Monday a.m into a marlin on th~:ir way. he would Mr. Bullard just fZet l)ast the fish, s,~ he ~ut likh{ lackle ,mlfit, t(;ok the came back t{) Avalon--that's ~ Harry Buffum and Miller A. Lon~zBeach were at the club- fishin~ trip. Mr. Crane got nothing came Mr. Buf- They returned to the main- Mrs. Jonah Jones Jr. of each were out for the marlin days, aboard their cruiser Despite the fact of seeing ~h they just coukt not tempt !ake the bait. Mrs. Jones is :mus and all set for a big fact, to quote Mrs. Jones, the big need apply". Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Valentine were fishing over the week-end from their smart cruiser Maria, and, strange to say, Mrs. Valentine took a marlin of 159 pounds, which is tile exact weight of the other marlin taken by her two weeks ago. This is really quite a re- markable, coincidence. Mr. Valentine gaffed both fish. Mr. and .Mrs. Robt. V. Staats are fishing from their well known cruiser N,}kawai. They have their yonng son with them. O'n Saturday Mr. Staats "brought in a doubleaheader. His tw(, fish weighed 154 and 661.2 pounds. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth T. Kendall of North Hollywood are out every (lay after the marlin, and so far have seen quite a few marlin, and also had strikes. One fish they had on foi about an hour; but it finally threw the hook. Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Tweedy of Downey are out after the marlin, and so far have seen quite a number of fish and had several good strikes. John B. Vinston Jr. and his (laugh- ters, Barbara and Caroline; also his nephew Swven, were here for a few days aboard their boat Frances Ann. During their stay they fished fol mar- lin, but failed to connect on this trip. Mr. and Mrs. [)wight McFadyen of Long Beach were here aboard their fishing cruiser Trophy, just for the week-end. Mr. McFadyen plans to be here for his fishing later. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. V ilgus and their son are here aboard their fine cruiser Adele II. They plan to stay ov'er for a few days and will be out fishing; also, will take in some of the trips here. Mr. and Mrs. W. 13. Vood and young son and daughter, all of Pasa- dena, were here for several days aboar.t their smart cruiser Ballew. Mr. Wood is really out for a button marlin, and will be back on the job the latter part of this week. Dr. J. E. Walker of Long Beach came over for the week-end, bringing several guests aboard his fine cruiser Weigoer. They all had a great time goiniz after the marlin. I)r. Pillsbury was in the party and he had made all necessary arrangements as to the dis- posal of his fish, but -- excuse it. Mr. and Mrs. George Clark of Downey and their young son were here for a few clays. During their stay they were out tryin~ to snag a marlin. Messrs Dwight Hirsh, Warner Bax- ter. Win. H. Hemzey, Carl F. Johnson. Bob Lyon, and several guests, were at the Club over the week-end. On Friday evening Carl F. lohnson past president of the Tuna Club. called a meeting at our local Yacht Club to brimz to the attention of all ancqers a program which is to be put throwzh at earliest possible date (we hoi)e), which will lead to the furiher l>rotec- tion of our r(~,t and line fishing. A ~zoc~:t crowd assembled and m',nv very ii1- terestiu< matters were discussed, and the meedmz'will undoubtedly help the cause considerably. Tuesday forenoon, we have 125 mar- lin in to-date, against 19 few same (late in 1039 This s'lwaks f~w ilself; the mar- lin fishing at this writin~ is truly re- markable and promises t(~ continne. A not, fr,m S 1. Dilhm, xxh, slwnds a part of every ~wiu;.~ in Avalon, says that he arriv&l h~me via Vane,rover, B. C cm l'*me 12 Durlw, hi~ it;, ho a~ain visit("d the l~o,nevilh' and Gr,q,d Coulee hydr,-elec*r;c dams ,n the Columbia river, which he l~rcm(mnces wonderful constructions. He sent the clln~fing from which we secured tho "Fifty Years A~o" item on page 8. taken from a Los Angeles paper sent to himIa round-about way to ~ret an item. It is an important one. in that it probably settle~ the po;nt as to wgn was the first lustice of the Peace in Avalon. O Adverti~ few what you need in The C~allna tsla, n dtr. ROTARY CLUB OF AVALON Ve learned a lot about termites. George Root brought to our attention a movie, with sound attachment, de- scribing the antics of above termites. No doubt many citizens will start to examine the foundations of their build- trigs. Eviden,tly, the*"~/~ getting-up ap-- peals to the boys. Note the visiting Rotarians: Ellis Arkush, past service, Burlingame; Alfred E. Gracia, bank- ing, Guadalupe; Wilbur Tare, haber- dasher, Huntington Park; Ray Had- dock, buihling material, retail, Culver City; (;us Lee, sales tax, Santa Rosa; Walter Hepner, State College, San Diego; Tholnas M. Hynson, publisher, East Los Angeles ; George lrv'ine, physician from Tenlpe, Arizona; and At J. Madden, bovs' work organization, Beverly Hills. (A1 is director at the Catalina Island Boy's Camp, located at Howland's Landing, and he drove in from there on Friday morning, it be- ing necessary for him to start about 5:30 a.m.) The members did their good deed for the clay by bringing as guests these several gentlemen: Sam Collier, guest of Bill D rescher; Dr. Kryder, guest of George Irvine ; Joseph G. Hill and Joseph Edward were guests of Louie Crow; Chas. Parrish came with Glenn Hoover ; Earl W. Braga with Fred Paulson; and Allen Merikel and Tom- nay Payne were guests of George Root, the speaker. (Incumbent) Office No. 12 SUPERIOR COURT Judge Hanson 25 years trial experience. Impartial, able, courageous. Indorsed by your community. ] HE/ ISTITCH IN(i ] Singer Machine '" '[ For Hemstitching and Picoting [ HELEN ANDERSON [ 333" Clar:'s~? Phone 278 [ Five members contributed . tothe milk fund. Vice-president Malcohn Rentondid a great job of introducing into the Club a new member--W. J. Taylor'of dry goods fame. "l'he weather, the breakfast, and the fellowship all contributed to 5. success- ful meeting. Reporter. -O Mrs. Florence M. Gibson of Whittley avenue returned from the mainland Sunday, via the S. S. Catalina. John Sarrao is spending some time on the mainland with relatives. Th s is no time for In these critical times our country is spending billions for defense. But a sound defense, fortified against the Fifth Column, must begin at home. The District Attor- ney's office, coordinated with other departments, is now our advance guard, maintaining a vigilance against un-American activities. Today--more than ever before-- this office is too important for in- experienced hands. Judge by Past Performance For the past 12 years District Attor- ney Buron Fitts has earned a repu- tation for integrity and efficiency, unparalleled in the United States. Official records show that Buron Fitts has made a steady increase in the ratio of felony convictions while he has steadily reduced the cost per conviction. For two years prior to his taking office, these costs were 83% higher than they are today. Retain the experience, ability, effi- ciency we now have in this office -Be American-Vote American- g