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October 13, 1926     The Catalina Islander
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October 13, 1926

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PAGE FOUR CATALINA. VISITOR NOTES "BIG PROFITS" ON TOURISTS (Continued From Page l, Column~ 1) end in view: either to defend hintself or te? attack. The usual merchant does the same thing. Either he garners morley in order to strengthen his posi- tion 9r he spends money in order to increase it. The champion chess play- er, however (and also the genial mer- chant), fulfills both objects, with one rH ization which i without fldtering tikes nickel on nickel, dollar after dollar, from the pocket without making one angry because one gets good value for his money. As long as the ship lies in tile har- bor the steward sells lemon drops against seasickness, and if it later hap- pens that the sea is like a looking- glass, then they offer lemonade in or- der to kill the thirst that has bffen created by the sour drops. In half an the chewing gum king. "M.r. Wrig- ley Jr. is on board !" whispers a nigger boy to you (and he does the same to all other passengers). "The gentle2 man in the brown suit on the right forward." Hc sits in a cabin with glass walls A man about 40 years old, somewhat thick set, with a sport- ive brownish face full of enei-gy/ wli0sb thick chin is moving backwards and forwards. Mr. Wrigley chews guni be~ hind the glass partii'~on, and witti such produces sil',er orc? say, nobody who com~ feels that he is being glass-bottom boats so b marine gardens with swimming around/sea rocks, beafitiful sights at, automobile trip, and the first-class meals at There is no bluff iu spite of its profit:ible:lesS' i Tile moves of a move--he defends himself: atut attacks hour appear little sandwiches because content that the public nmst say: "If who finds there at the same tinzc. L-Ic insures his I'O- a half-hour sea trip makes one' htm- the man who is Worth $200,0001000 finds r~old where sheep were s!tton an(! hg increases tt at tile sa[nc gry, and then follows ice cream be-so much pleasure iu chewing gmn, I grass, attd the ord narY tune. It ts Illst as easy, therefore, tot cause the sun has risen in the hear- tritest also take a piece.; .... 10% " the jne!-.chant l,rince as tt .,s for tilt' ens. Then the black waiters sav: 1 began to reckon that I had Spent vie AV,~t-,N* ,Sg chai~l!)mn ,kess PlaYer. . . "Still all hour to the Island. You must $5 on the trip, and I calculated further NEW EXPORT RE: 1 notiCe:thilin;Mr. Wrigley, the chew- be hungry!" If no more of the 2000 that 2000 other t6urists have done the ' ,: ,;!l ing: gum king~ are hungry, at. least a few hundred saine as I have. Today is Friday the Ctlst~,Ins receipts oil S:evt~n ),ears ago 'tie bought Catalina want to write post cards: "12c: for weakest day for tourists of the week. Harbor exports for tile Isialicl. :a ,,:astedl, :if beautiful volcanic cards" call the boys. "You write them If we take the 2000 tourists of this teulb(-r not only surpass anti ~c ~lll mall them For 12c ",~c da and nse them as a basis fox the lecords but l a~haxC islalid 22tullesaway from Los Ange-: ' ' '" " .~ '"Y, " -' . " " ' " , " -" " leg.!' :H~ibuilt hiniself a large house take all the trouble!". Down in the.year around, we are calculating very national nlark as well] aI thiSrc:~I/f:surrounded it witli a beautJ- saloon there is a dance orchestra, moderately, and don't think that we report ,ssued by Louis, flli" " " sa , God to Catalu)a Island. Now to be / w ~~= A ~ ~.~ v. peaceful. / //IN 0 N A, '" d: .h., is th...r.o.e o, .ll ,his F /I . < : .,;5 erwhmhcarnes2000 tourists andwhich F .... I : 1:"< " does not pay Mr. Wrigley any per- | I i I I ' I i ! I i, , I t ~ f I i I c~ntage because he owns it. &/! Of r'~ I ~" I'~ %; < f /"~i ! I ! ! / Them one h in the net of an m'g.n- tviap onow!ng rxe,anve r-osmon or L.nannet ismnqs, anp