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August 27, 1924

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PAGE EIGHT Start the season rlght~ Use Ashaway Lines They have given service and satisfaction for ninety- nine years. They are used by anglers everywhere. Look for the Swastika Brand Label. ASHAWAY LINE and TWINE MFG. CO. Ashaway, R. I., U.S.A.. ESTABLISHED 1824 SHIP SURE GOT AN EYEFUL Mobilization of Whales, Diving Act by Porpoises, Battle of Monsters; and a Waterspout Whales so thick they resembled shoales, and porpoises so numerous their fleeting backs resembled miles of cobble stone highways, were report- ed sighted off Lower California by Captain Fred S. Hayes, captain of the Katherine Lukenbach on arrival yester- day from the Gulf, says the Los An- geles Times of August 12. .. A whole school of porpoises romped and played all night long just ahead ======================================================================================================================================== of the captain's ship, their sides nlak- i" ing a beautiful sight as they glistened Your tour of California Should Include in the reflections from the phosl o,rus Vigil to ...... in that part of the sea, according to the captain. Several of the crew described a fight between a whale and a swordfish and ii a thrasher, which must ha,'e been a =,it: thriller. The thrasher ran ahead and MILE HIGH hmnmered the ~.~ha]e's nose with his Scenic Trip Worth While ta l....hie the ..ordfish en- deavored to lance the big fellow's vest From the Heart of Los Angeles through from beneath. Everv few minutes the Beautiful Pasadena and Altadena whale let forth a mighty boom like a YE ALPINE TAVERN and Cottages Excellent Accomodations at Reasonable Rates Secure Illustrated Folders at Information Bureaus PACIFIC ELECTRIC I AILWAY ii O. A. SMITH, Passenger Traffic Manager, Los Angeles i! NOW gOING OUR OWN I LEANING AT OUR OWN PLANT IN AVALON. Special attention given to Fine Silks and Linens--All ironed by hand. ONE DAY SERVICE IF DESIRED In at 9 a. m.--Out by 5 p. m. B. R. SCOTT "A BOOST WILL HELP" ATWATER HOTEL BUILDING PHONE 60-J SUMNER AVENUE Tarpon, Tuna, Deep Sea or Ocean Reel The Reel That Made the Taking of Large Game Fish a Real Sport FOR SALE BY H. D. MacRAE COMPANY, AVALON, CATALINA ISLAND TUFTS-LYONS COMPANY, LOS ANGELES B. H. DYAS COMPANY, LOS ANGELES ELLERY ARMS COMPANY, SAN FRANCISCO OR ANY OTHER DEALER, OR DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER. vom , 92 FULTON ,STREET, NEW YORK CATALO4NJI NO. 18 SENT ON RsrQusrIT. distant cannon, rose high out of the water and came down with a splash, intent on crushing his little foes. The seamen watched the battle for two hours before the ship pulled cn- tireh" away from the scene. Captain K.A. Ahlin, master of the around-the- world liner, President Harrison, which ii also arrived today, said he passed a dead whale a few hundred miles south, and. it is believed to be the same one which lost his fight with his little at- tackers. Captain Ahlin also reported the most perfect waterspout he ever saw coming out of Gulf points. He has seen hun- dreds of them in his fifty-two years at sea, he said, but never so close. This one formed arid dissipated so close to his ship he could see the current run- ning up one side of the waterspout and down the othhr, and the whole phenomenon was as colorful as a rain- BOA'. Temperamental Vacationist (at campfire with guide, first night out)--Gads! Isn't this a wonderful night ? Guide--It's gonna rain tomorrow. Vacationist--Oh, I don't think it will. Guide (picking up pack)--'Well, I'm quitting. Vacationist--Quitting? Why? Guide--Too d--d much argtnnent. --Exchange. "Keep Avalon a Spotless Town." We pledge our help! AVALON CHURCHES Catholic Church services: Sunday Masses, 8 and 10 a. m. Sunday even- ing devotions, 7:30 p. m. Week day Mass, 7:30 a. m. Christian Science Society services at 222 Metropole avenue, Sunday at 11 a. m. Sunday School at 9:30 a. m. Wed- nesday evening service at 8 p. m. Congregational Church Services Sunday School, 9:30 a. m.; Worship and Sermon, 10:30 a. m.; Christian Endeavor, 6:00 p. m.; Worship and Sermon, 7:00 p. m.; Mid-week Service 7:00 p. m., Wedne,day. Everyone is cordially invited to all serviceK Avalon Branch of the Los Angeles County Public Library, 201 Metropole ave., open afternoons frm 2 to 5; also Wednesday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 9 o'clock. Visitors are al- ways welcome. THE CATALINA ISLA ! Wonderful Showing of and KBB PIPES and other Smokers' Essentials Featuring Wm. Demuth & and Kaufmann Bros. & Brands of PIPE ing the finest values ever fered you. Come in and inspect our THE LATEST MAGAZINE . ARE HERE THE CATALINA AND THE LOS DALLY PAPERS EVERY DAY AL THE " "L-ELL KNO /Iq LEST BRANDS oF CIGARS YOUR FAVORITE CHEWING OR SMOKII U TOBACCO WINDLE'S NEWS Opposite Boos Brs. Next S. C. I. Co.'s Office Effective July 3, 1924 i DALLY SERVICE I S. S. "CATALINA" Wilmington .... 10:00 s.m. Avalon .............. 12 Noon Lv. Avalon ............ 4:15P,m" Ar. Wilmington .... 6:t5 p.m. DALLY EXCEPT suNDAY S. S. "AVALON" Lv. Wilmington .... 5:00 p.m. Ar. Avalon .............. 7:15P"rm Lv. Avalon .............. 8:00 a.m. Ar. Wilmington .... 10:15 s.n~. (Wilmlngton Transpor ta.ti~ Company reserves the rxg~, to change schedule witho"" ,