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ii ? Start the season right-- 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. 1., U.S.A. THE EVENING BOAT TO AVALON By Mae Victoria Osier Have you ever taken a trip to Ava- lon on the boat that left Vv'ihnington at five in the afternoon? it's the sweetest hour of the clay, when the country all about is bathed in the rays of tbe setting snn, and the water is a~low with myriad colors; boats com- ing in from the deel), making port for the night; sea gulls resting on turret and prow, still as monks in cloister under hooded cowl, and down the bay ESTAnLta~E~ taZ,.~4 sails the Avalon; while and graceful as one of the sea gulls, out into the I:am~m..~.-.~:~:-.~.~:::.~:.:.:::::~::~::::::::~:~:~::::::..:.~..~:~:~:~::~:~::..~::~:::::~:~::~:~:::~.::::~:~..~::~:.::~:::.::r:::~:~:~ deep she sails like a ship of drealns,. And soon the sunset gun booms, the Your tour of California Should Include ii flag is lowered and night has begun a Visit to ...... her vigil. But the snn must have one tnore fling before retiring into the sea, [OUNT Low] so asitdropslikeagreatgoldenJap- ii attese lantern it flings its vari-colorcd robe ottt over the sky and throws its radiance in a thonsand lights over the white-caplmd waves. Then, like one Scenic Tr orth While grows dtt,, and shro.ds itself in robes ii of so,nbre g,ey. There is a chill in From the Heart of Los Angeles through Beautiful Pasadena and Altadena i~::the air, and the mist rising from the rolling waves is like the touch of an icv hand. The mood of the ocean, too, MOUNT LOWE TAVERN ii is not the sante; there is a mystery and dignit3~ about it that calls for cahn and Cottages thinking--it is the hour of prayer. , We approach Catalina, jeweled isle Excellent Aeeamodations at Reasonable Rates set in the Pacific sea. There are lights Secure Illustrated Folders at Information Bureaus strtmg along the shore, and the hill- ii tops are dotted with brightly-lit homes, that look like fairy castles hanging PACIFIC ELECTRIC RAILWAY over thesideofnmuntains. The boat is taxying over the waters toward the O. A. SMITH, Passenger Traffic Manager, Los Angeles ii beautiful bay, but down on the (lance flQor the music is going on, and every ;~:~':;r::::':~.:~':':~':::~::~:::::::::::::::nn::~n:::::::~:~::~::~:~:n:~:::nm::::~:n::~:n~:n::::::::n:::::~:~::::~:::::::::::Z::~::~:::~ lnan has a maid ill his arlllS, and as NOW DOING OUR OWN CLEANING the ship rolls on the occasional heavy swells there is a mild scramble, and the couples are tossed about into a lovely mix-up. Of course, the flappers must be held more closely than ever, and then the nmsic goes on and they all unscramble and dance again, and life is very sweet. Stars come peeping shyly thru the blue, and the golden crescent moon makes a rock-a-by cradle for the lovers' dreams, ]t is moonlight time, starlight time, sweetheart tinte, and the Avalon floats over the gohlen sea to the ]sic of Catalina and dreams. 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. re.--Out by 5 p. m. R. SCOTT "A BOOST WILL HELP" ATWATER HOTEL BUILDING PHONE 60-J SUMNER AVENUE Wonderful Showing of and KBB PIPES and other Smokers' Essentials I Featuring Wm Demuth & Ca'I "_ ._ BondYI and Kaufmann tiros. ,x Brands of PIPES--represent'[ hag the finest values ever of"I fered you. [ Come in and insp..___ ect our litae.] THE ] LATEST MAGAZINES ] ARE HERE I THEDCATALINA ISLANDI R] A THE LOS ANGELES [ ALL THE WELL KNOWIq BEST BRANDS OF CIGARS YOUR FAVORITE _ CHEWING OR SMOKING TOBACCO WIN Opposite Boos Brs. Next S. C. I. Co.'s Office 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, 92 FULTON STREET, NEW YORK CATALOGUE NO. 18 SENT ON REQUEST. The Union Pacific railroad has un- der way a $10,000,000 building and ex- ]~ansion progrant in Los Angeles comn- ty. It is estitnated that it will take 51,000 refrigerator cars operating on passenger schedule to handle the Sou- thern California frnit crop this year, an increase of twenty-four percent over last year and worth $75,000,000, while the walnttt crop is estimated to be wo,th about $40,000,(101). Catalina will give you the rest of your life. Come to Catalina. GAME FISH OF CATALINA Yellowtail (Seriola dorsalis). Bluefiu Tuna (Thunnus thynnus). Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus macropterus). Albacore (Thunnus alalonga). California Bonito (Sarda Chiliensis). White Sea Bass (Cynoscion noblis). Ocean Bonito (Gymnosarda pelamys). Dolphin (Coryphaenus hippurus). Giant Bass (Stereolepis gigas). Marlin Swordfish (Tetrapturus mitsukurii). Broadbill Swordfish (Xiphias gladius). Write to the Catalina Light Tackle Club, P. O. Box 14, Avalon, California, for information about sea angling. "Keel) Avalon a Spotless Town." We pledge our help! Advertise your needs in The Catalina Islander. (Wilmington TransportatiOn Company reserves the right II IIII