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August 27, 1924

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~~~. ~ __. ~ SANTA CATALINA ISLAND: NO TRIP LIKE THIS! weekly at Aval urists and travelers WSpaper, cont ........ :_'_" .~. Jmci~ I publicat eoan'_raa~ng'ns...n_m_K.' -,,gang sportsmen. Baseball training field for Chicago "Cubs." WalKing, marine garoens, unexce,ea aCGOIILIIIOU~tLIUCltil. F'IVE CENTS AVALON. SANTA CATALINA ISLAND. CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1924. VOL. XI. NO. 33 CATALINA ISLAND YACHT BLUB I LUBHOUSE OPENING A GREAT SUI I N; By Chas. H. Smith Saturday evening at the new club- ho,Use of-the Catalina Island Yacht ~mb, a rather inquisitive appearing .eltow appeared to be trying to look lnt0 the building from its easterly side. _ ~'mally, one of the attendants at the uPening ceremonies said: "Hello, Mars, WlaatTheareheroYOUoflOok:2gm ata?r i with what .appeared like a wink, replied: "Only [rymg to catch a glvmpse of the yandsome ladies and l~earty gallants ~ylrlg such a good time below that el-time caravel on the weathervane of ~e baby yacht club of the Pacific. itest wishes " and Mars proceeded on s !OUrney westward. Avalon bay probably never before had so many beautiful pleasure craft float- d~g on its placid bosom as on Satur- ay afternoon--and they were quite generally dolled tip with signal flags and bunting. The occasion for their . ~hthering was the formal opening of [ue Catalina Island Yacht Club club- hOUse, which has universally been pro- ~Launed the most fitting house of its '.~aracter on the coast. During the a'!terrloou there was a constant stream ot visitors to the new home of the Ya.ehtmen, and the expressions of ad- ~Wation for the building, its arrange- raent, furnishings, landing float, etc., Were unstinted. ,LPreceeding the formal opening in i~.e evening over one hnndred anti u.lrty members :nf rttends enjoyed a the club and their elaborate supper at ue Hotel St Catherine--one of the hnoarlY which have served to make that Stelry and its chef famous. i Vce feel that all our readers will be aterested in knowing who were pres- ent at this function, so will attempt to ~nUmerate them, though the task is a ~rge one, and if any person's name as been overlooked it is an uninten- testimnal oversight. ~ lting at the table with Commodore a~m, Mrs. Herbegt A Cornish was Mr. ,~?~t Mrs. Harry Brooks; with Mr. and ~,cs. Wm Warnfington Mr. and Mrs. ~.-as. R. Ramsey and Mr. and Mrs. ~rnest Coons; with Admiral and Mrs. @ genton Wilson, Conmmdore James a,.~' Julnp, Architect Harry K. Vaughn ~)u wife and Secretary Ed R. Abbott; Q. A. VanBrunt; with Mr. and Mrs. Ee~ge H. Rector Mr. and Mrs. John I~ gaxter Mr. ancl Mrs. M. R. Castle, x r. and ~Irs M. R. Osborne, Mr. and ~rs. A. Jougliff; with Mr. and Mrs. ~o~n P. Churchill, Miss Mary Louise ,; aman Miss Katherine Phillips ~..iss Virginia Brown, Dr. H. A. Con- a~.y, Jack Hanrahan, John Maschia ,~ct Wallace Miller; with Captain and rs. H. A. Behrens, H. D. French of ~an Francisco, L.V. Brown of 'Eastern aeht Club; with Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Means, Mr. and Mrs.\V. H. Mead, Mr. Gertrude Jones, Mr. Herbert Earls- clubhouse, with money in the treasury and Mrs. J. H. Showry, Mr. and Mrs. cliff, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Tehen, Mr. to meet all outstanding obligations. He Phil Baron, Miss Lucile Mead, Mr. and and Mrs J T Hurst Mr and Mrs ,. , ,, , ',~ ,, ,. , ,; " ,. ,. ,~ also expressed apprecmtmn for the Mrs. \V. A. McPIterson, Miss Laura t'rett ~xeect .\LrS. :~.(l(/le v.reennem, Air .... Andrew ~,[artin Mr Harry Mallen eordml co-operatmn and assistance Roessing, Mr. Ivan Mason; with Mr. and Mrs. Gad Morgan, Harold Mor- Mrs. l~ell*Mondon,~Miss Agncss Bell', given the club by Mr. William Wrig- gan, Miss Nan Hughes; with Mr. andMiss Nell Zinarick. Mr. James Dick- lev, Jr., the Santa Catalina Island Co. Mrs. George H. Johnson, Miss Edith - ' S- ~ " - - Moon, Mr. ~V. A. Perry, Mr. and Mrs. son, anti Mr. Axt Ix. ~anger. throughltggemal general manager, A. E. Jackson, Dr. and Mrs. L.H. After dinner all the visiting yacht- Mr.D. M. Renton, and to the many Case; with Mr. and Mrs. Carl John- men, as well as many interested Ava- others who by gifts and otherwise had son, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Brokaw, Mrs. lonites, found their wav to the corn- assisted to make the project an evident Gertrude Jones, Mr. Howard Dums; modious clubhouse, where several very success. with Mr. and Mrs. John C. Bloeser, pleasant hours were spent in social Mr. Jump also referred to the cordial Mr. and Mrs. Win. Bloeser; with Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Rhodes, Miss Lila converse, dancing, looking over the relations existing between the Tuna Hubbell, Mr. I-i O. Phillips; with Mr. building, etc. Club and the new organization. Of / ( - 1 _ ,.:--- Catalina Island Yacht Club Clubhouse and Mrs R [ Cope Mr. and Mrs I Before entering upon the festivities the twenty-seven charter members Vernon T. Combs, lohn I iver, Corn-Iof the evening the members of the who underwrote the financial success modore San Francisco Yacht Club and ....... ~. _~.. r~,. ~. ~.~a ~ ~..o of the yacht club, eighteen of them -~ . ' ~) t" " ~ r* [~atallna lslan(l IaClIL ~lUU ll'Cl'd a uta~- v, aptam tX.ODlnson, treasurer Oall /.'ran- . .... ) -, --, ...... , cisco Yacht Club mess sesston w~th t resment t,. tL\~Cu- were members of the Tuna Club, and At the other tables were noted Mr. ]son in the chair, and elected the fol-Isince then fourteen other members of and Mrs. \V. B. Stringfellow, Mr. antl /lowing flag officers: the older organization had also joined Mrs. Milton Hasselberger, Mr. and[ ....... the Catalina Island Yacht Club. (.ounllO(lOI e james VV julnp Mrs. Fred W. Forrester, "[. S. Snfith "' " ' I Another point emphasized by Mr. of the Wilmington Boat Works, Mrs. /Vice-Commodore, Chas. R Ramsey. H Ga mer, Bonme Ryan, Ph,hss Mac g ..... *~ -J Rear Commodore O. P. Churchill.Jmnp was that the privileges of land- Nell Arnold MacNeil Mr and Its J .... ' .... ing at the float and of the clubhouse .-, 7" ,,,.,, ;'~ ,,: ,~' , "~rr'~ t-ort Captain vvm. C. Warmmgton. ~. 1!. Wllley, ~llSS Alice t,,ar(mer, ** . ~ '. Measurer Milton Hasselbergerr of the Catalina organization--that be- Mr'IandMrs'~ rs. G.C '1 : '* ~ . would be confined strictly to members and Mrs A M Gardner George H. Bemis, Dr. and ~ ". [ In each case the several flag officers ing a part of the agreement entered q_odd Dr and Mrs G M Fmrfield ' , ; ;" " ' [were unanimously elected, into between S. C. I. Co. and the club. Mr and Mrs E W Murphy Mt and . ; , '" [ Following the election Commodore Three hearty cheers were given for Mrs F S Calkins Miss Luisa Hohn /. - - .... - ~ "'T" '/jump briefly reviewed the history of the new Commodore, and business was Miss Lillian Holm Mr. C. O. w hen-| . ....... in Mr, and Mrs A /tlae organization of the club which was dropped in favor of social activities. berg, ~vtr. K.,~. jtt~ p, t . . . I holding ats first meeting m ~ts o~n J Jackson, Mrs Miles Overholt, 3 rs. [ ' " ' t (Continued on Page 10, Column 1)