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August 25, 1955

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Another 'First' for Catalina-- Model Plane T.E CATAU,A IS NDER " " llod Frr h Thursday, August 25, 195S To Make Ra&o-Contro lg t to Island FORMER CLUB MEMBER What may well be a history-mak- flight, and then describing the land- The first marlin of the year was TO SPEAK .TO ROTARIANS ing event will occur tomorrow ing in Avalon Harbor. Later, on the taken last Friday this side of the ~.~ ~ - A. ~ .~. o~ . I ~,~ ~;,o~ program "Mr. Big Meets the Boat,"14 mile bank, about 16 miles due .u ,~, ~u~u~ ~ Baile will la R.W. ~Bill) Maybee, of Los An- de~ Y P y four pre-release rec- east of Catalina Island, when Gerald geles, a former member of the local un-mannea raalo-comronea me ords which will be transported inGarrett of Pasadena had the honorRotary Club, will return to the plane ever to fly to Catalina Island the planes wings together with anof catching a 155 pound beauty " ~ " i v lon orchid flown in from Hawaii especi- group tomorrow morning at their L ~xDected to arrive n A a Garrett was fishingfrom the weekly meeting to address them on - any ~or the wlze of the mayor. He . The plane is owned by Tom Dan- will also interview Mr. Dansonand ~anraII~I'nWlthL ~B bLD,av l,s as the subjectof"WhtteCoUarCrime.'~ son, Hollywood syndicated column-oth~ers ~o~k~imW~ ~esw~hUm~ec~um Maybee was formerly associated, ist who builds and flies the~e planes with Erod G. Hochberg and Associ-" - ' :,~ ~, :~ -~ne event will be eoverea extentackle to bring the marlin to gaff ates fn Avalon, and more recently custom-built Privateer amphibian,rarely o y ~.ress, Kaam ann TV, with and become the toast of the marlin has been 0nThe staff of Los Angeles ~]th ~ ~tzzi*'~o- ~nPa~rl nf 1/'1 fa ~ newsreel ca~neramen, special events season. ,~--- v et nd . -County District Attorney S. Ernest a ~,~m~=,~ ~F a r~ot,~wenn rpdb a announcers ana newspaper report- Catchiffg the first fish last Friday Roll. He holds the title of account- sin~le"~'~'vlin~ler "en'~ine a'ton Yhe ers covering the flight from the did not start any marlin rushes, auditor on the D.A.'s staff, and his ~'~%'~s "I"('" ~ ~ ~1 h,~ ~,~ntrolled'- mother ship, and the arrival in Ava. however, and none has been report- work includes investigations in the by radio, with Mr. Danson at the re- mn ~aroor. ed since. This was not only the field of fraud, embezzlement, cor- mote controls in the mother-ship, " e first weighed in here on Catalina, porate securities, and even, on oc- .~ it Is expe tea mat ~N~ Will rope rilpnauuc' owneo oy ~r ~rmur but the first one weighed in any- casion, murder. He was a close ob. a recording of the high spots of the where in the Southland, according server of the recent Los Angeles aoout[r m: ztro~'~ne reetm eiaoovePiane Wlntne control~lY a~ flight and its arrival to be used in to officials on the Pleasure Pier. rubbish scandal. His talk will re- On hand to meet this unusual Plane will be Mayor Harvey Cowell and Mrs. Cowell, the president of the Chamber of Commerce, the City Manager, harbor manager and mem- rs of the City Council. Mayor ' Cowell will present the key to the city to Mr. Danson on the occasion o~ this unique event. Catalina's radio station. KBIG, Will, of course, be on the job with Carl Bailey, "Mr. Big," covering the take,off from Point Feri~in Friday morning, highlight its progress as h~ accompanies the project on the mother ship which controls the "Dependable Insurance For Your Protection" OCE ABBOTT, Jr. INSURANCE Avalon: Phone Avalon 152 San Pedro: TErminal 3-3513 ,O Wm. S. White J Insuranoe Broker, l~Totary Public W. White Distributing Lucky Lager ~ Pepsi.Cola Phone 532 Box 1361 the program "Monitor" sometime during the weekend. Of course, Avalon and all its visit- ors will want to be on hand for what bids fair to be aft historic oc- casion . l~riday morning, Aug- ust 26th. Garbage (Continued from Page One) requirements. Containers may be any. size between five gallons and 30 gallol~s. Each household must get a con- tainer that will adequately meet the needs for garbage without resorting zo paper boxes set alongside to take care of any overflow. Barrels that are on the public way will be collect- ed by the city, but in no case will garbage containers be allowed out on the public way 12 hours in ad- vance oI collection. While the garbage problem has been a troublesome matter for the City government for some time. the Other Iish news of the week via Di[fy's headquarters shows that the tuna ~amily has been fairly co-oper- ative as four albacore have been officially weighed in, along with two bluefin tuna. The albacore was taken by Doro- thy Usedon, Newport of the "Pan- cho" with 3-6 tackle, a 25 pounder in t0 minutes; J. Beaudoin of Los Angeles, from the "Maxine T" with light tackle a 19% pounder in 15 minutes; Mrs. Bob Hawley of Moor Park, from one of Vic's Boats, us- ing light tackle, a 10 pounder in 10 minutes; and R. J. Mark of Pasa- dena. a 22 pounder with medium tackle in ]5 minutes. Bluefin tuna were taken by J. R. Glass of Culver City and Joe Vin- rant of Balboa Island, the lormer a 10 pounder, the latter a 13 pounder, both using light tackle. School Opening (Continued from Page One) studenls do not register until the count some of his experiences in his work. Program chairman will be his former business partner, Fred Hoch- berg. The meeting will convene to- morrow morning at 7:30. OF LOCAL NOTE Six members of the Catalina Play- ers who recently entertained the Lions Club Ladies' Night Dinner were guests of Joe and Rose Arno at dinner in the beautiful St. Cath- erine dining room last week. Guests of the Arnos were Mrs. Marie La- Vigne, Director Bill Croarkin. Nine and Louise Marcel. Suzi Roush. Don Summers, Ramon Ponce. business manager, was special guest. I I J~ DON'T MISS Council has l~opes thai the ~ew codi- first day of school. However Mr. ficati0n 0 . garbage .colleqtion laws McKelv~e is urging .the .qld~-stu~ will'~nd the difficulties. Though the dents, ' grades i0 through 12, ,to stop E''-r-s = The -- u':-r'-' ordinance is a compulsory measure, by his office fo~ a few minutes the Council knows everyone wishes during the week"of August 29th to to co-operate in k~eping what could talk about their school records, long be a serious health menace in hand. term plans, and programs for the TONIGHT The full ordinance is published in coming year. I[his week's Islander on page six. It is impossible to give individual counseling to any great extent on the first day of school because of I 7 P.M. --- Channel 4 HEAR -- HOW CHRISTIAN SCIENCE HEALS Over two radloeasts each Sunday morning station KFI 640 ke at 9:15 and KHJ 930 ke at 10:15 the 'numbers involved; thus stu- dents who come up during the week of August 29th can make their school plans for the year on an in- Aim) a program on CHRISTIAN SCIENCE over station I POP 1020 ke each Sunday afternoon at~ 2:45 Authoriz~d Chrlsth~ Science literature my be obtained at the Church or Public Library. while several photographs are also published to show former practices which will no longer be acceptable under the law. Mussetter dividual basis. Mr. McKelvie and Miss Bru would be available in the evenings by appointment for those (Continued from Page One) students who can not get away in getting the "Catalina" back into from their jobs during the day and condition Ior passenger service, who want to take advantage of From that day in 1946 until now this individual counseling opportun- ity, I MI WISE cJvertise! Capt, E. L. Mussetter has been master of the SS "Catalina." It is estimated that more than ,~.~ .~.~ ~, 6,000,000 people have made the Cat- ~ alina trip in ships under.the'corn- The retirement of Capt. Mussetter is not being permitted to pass un- noted. He will be honored at a din- ner given by the Catalina Island Steamship Li~e at Allen's Center, Terminal Island, at 7:30 on the - ~UUUNDBD IN 1913 BY ~RN BT WINOLE GENE JOHNSON ~OIT~R ANO PUBLISHER "P~U~LI b NED EVERY THURSDAY IN THE YEAR AT AVALON, SANTA CATAI~INA evening of Friday, Sept. 2nd, at which his closest friends and fellow- workers will have an opportunity to show their respect for the man who has, through many years, captained ships loaded with pleasure seekers safely through Channel waters to and 1rein Catalina Island. Perhaps the sentiments of those who know Lee Mussetter are best expressed by C. H. Nichols in his reluctant announcement of Musset- ter's retirement, "How, after more than forty years o service with our company, can anyone adequately express their sincere graUtude and appreciation for so good a job, so well done for so,many years, in a few words. 'However, I am sure that all of you whom I know have enjoyed the same genuine spirit of cooperation, join me in ,wishing the Skipper the best of everything on whatever course he may l/ot in the future." OFFICE. 119 CATALINA AVENUE TELEPHONE, AVALON 500 SUBSCRIPTION RAT~-~ ONE Y~AR, $3.00 THREE YEARS. $7.B0 PAYABLE IN ADVANCE . . Authorized Dealers In ALUMINUM -- CANVAS --- WOOD -- PLASTIC BURGESS & BURKE" Phone 447 --- Box 185 i$ . I I I II III