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August 22, 1940

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AUGUST 22, 1940 PAGE FIVE CATALINA IN AUGUST Windle, in The Catalina of August 17, 1920. 1920, at Catalina. Twenty- miles ~Villiam Vrigley eyed to Catalina, tu listen to and to note who visited Ara- b(g the month of August. Daily m touch with his Chicago elephonc. Vednesday morn- the Chicago, office and in was in c<,nversation with t)e here t~, see what class of ee in tents," he said. "You Editor, Catalina is the 0n.aical pleasure resort in the can stay a clay at Ava- what it would cust him is hat at Atlantic City. ~s going t~, happen t,o Cali- vhen" the increased railroad put in operati~m? California targely on its tourists, and a cent increase on th~ Pull- s and a twenty per cent in- the price of tickets may have eet on the passenger travel The Vihnington Trans- tony has not increased o the Island, although I that the rate fr<,m Los An- !!tnington may be increased SECIIRIT -FIRST N'ATIONAL BANK OF LOSANGELES CATALINA ISLAND BRANCH W. J. Laurin, Manager ~ EmBE~ ~-ED~:RAL RESERVE SYSTEM MEMB~:R FEDERAl. DEPOSIf INSURANCE CORPORATION ~'Y morning, as he was going the S. S. Cabrillo tu return tgton, Mr. Vrigley said that as well as surprised at of people who came to Ava- rag the summer season. He absence ,ff rowdyism, the ~nq .laughter that prevailed visitors, and casually re- he majority of our guests rae hundred per cent Ameri- at Catalina is very similar lth of July--already describ- columns. Housing aecom- indicate that there are more h jvalon this m(,nth. During -'. t hours Crescent avenue ethbles the embankment of a pool. Hundreds of aplwarances ! Where the terminates, the epktermis several shades--!ookin~ a semi-scalded sections of !h displayed for inspection. --or otherwise--decorated substances, arms and a meat salad with may- .eSsing, which, mixed with of small gravel should It proverbtal sackcloth and penance for violating the store, to nature theory is ex- APPI;AL 0 A BATI4ROOH t$ UNtVt RSAL }l~r~ s e~, Peeialize in hurry ~,~s and satisfactory ~uK. Give us that h ch desired opportu- ity to prove our abd- N. to you. Premier -r:n~bers" w h o serve e~nier folks -- that's qS. garl W-7--I;arson ,PLUMBING neet Met~I. Work FRIGIDAIRE - !17 Whittley Av';dl,sla Ph~ae Establ 124 1921 tremely painful if carried into practice too long under the powerful sun. The skin burns, cracks and peels oit-~and all the more readily atnong persons who have spent hundreds of dollars for massage lotions, powders and facial work. 5ullburn is a third degree pun- ishment, allright, allright! But, "Pride must abide." Watch some ~d the proud ones goose-step alDtlg tile streets after zhe second clay, of their delightful so- jourzz ou a narrow strip of beach. Then they dance in the e ening. M<,re agony ! Dancing! It was during this re(ruth that the hundred-thousand dollar Casi- no at Sugar Loaf was opened to the public. A charge for admission to, the Casino is made, so that guests from the leading hotels can ep, j,y a more exc/usive music, if so desired. B~>th the Casino and the regular dancing pavilion are crowded with happy couples each evening. Many are n,~t sunburned. Some cf the big features of this month are the trips for the xacatiun- ists. To the Isthnms and around the Island on the steamers Hermosa and Cabrillo areproving very- attractive outings. Thesteamer Hermosa leaves daily for the /sthmus, arm each Sun- day the Cabrilh~ carries a big load of ldeasure seekers, leaving at 10 a.m. and returninIa at 3 Ltnicheou Is served tm b~Jar(l the steamer. For the Is(hums trip, passengers can take their own luncheon if they so desire, but special arrangements have been nrade with the transportation company for a fish dinner at Greig's Camp on the beach, for those who wish to participate. The scenic beauties of these coast hue trips are well known. More l,opular than ever has become the search-light trip to view the flyingfish. The powerful lights on board the steamer Hermosa carry for a distance of twenty miles, and the fast-traveling Catalina Flyer, equipped with a number of smaller lights, present a picture that lives lona in the metnory of visitors. : s these two boats play their powerful li: