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SINGLE C weekly at Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California. Avalon's newspaper, containing the local news of this wonderful Island Raseball training fiehl for the Chicago "Cubs". Avalon: Year round mecca for tourists and travelers. Boating, bathing, golf, tennis, baseball, riding, fishing, hiking;, marine gardens. Unexcelled accomnaodations. FIVE CENTS AVALON, SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA THURSDAY. OCTOBER 28. 1~37 VOL. XXIV NO. 43 M RETURN FROM MEXICO CITY I. Polhanms and'Ernest Windle ed their motor trip to Mexico and returned to Avalon. m Mexico City they yisited e Sanborns and with Mr. and Wilkinson, relatives of Mr. trips were made to Tax(o, the Pyramids Cuernavaca, Puebta (her points of interest in the vi- of Mexico City. )t~'o Avalonites motored the en- IStance of more than 5000 miles, Mexico at Laredo and fol- the ne,Tv Pan-American high- Monterrey to Mexico the conlpletion of the new of more than 700 miles, Mex- enls to be making a strenuous the Atlantic coast tourist ' In one day, more than 2(10 YOrk autonlobile license plates and cars from Califor- .exas, Colorado, Florida, Penn- Illinois and Cajmda were noted while the Avalonites 1rough the tropics. Oil Company and the town" branch of the Standard any are erecting quite a gas stations of modern de- along the highway which ex- Acapulco. A section of the 65 miles in length near City remains to be paved, as road one hundred miles Mexico City to Acapulco. sleeping acconunodations :1 by tourists, but the motorist finds considerable n acquiring "tourists courts" facilities for his one- Stop-over. Many of the Mexi- :ores and their mode of living interest to the Avalonites. signifcance was the l~roblem" in the cities of Mon- Mexico City. ~X;POSITION OF PEACE Merriam's suggestion that Gate International Expo2 dedicated to peace is really the idea of the world's fair conclusi(m. ll)clusion of the word "interua- in the name of the exposition amity between nations. enclosure of the exposition of the nan(ms is in the Peace. The IO(qUS ()f one against the looms of ot the contest being }th artillery; the brush of an one lahd COnlpetes against h" of the artist' from over the they do not compete with sa- machine guns. the respite from the current Will conic by 1939. and the International Exposition a new l)e'ace on earth. men.--San Francisco Ex- 0 of coolin~ systems is ira- statement of a manpfac- car circulates water at ~f 2,500 gallons per hour at an hour. It is the equiva- the flow of water from ten playing upon the engine results--Try an Adler! THE OVERLAND DRIVE (Santa Catalina) Alfred Hunt Let's up, a,d away on the Overland Drive; Far away ~rom the beach, and the beauties there; Too long we've admired the brunettes and the blonds, For awhile we'll view scenery wild and rare. Away up the steel), winding grade we glide forth, Ensconsed it- a high-powered automobile, Away past the mansions adorning the hill. With a caretul driver, we hope, at the wheel. For many a danger(us turn we must round, Past aweaome abysses that end in the sea, And the shghtest ~pistake of the driver's hand Would :nevn the swift ending of all of us three. With blast and steam shovel the road was hewn out Along where the Indian had beaten a trail With feet unprotected by sandal or shoe, I doubt not that he was in love with his life, Orizaba's bold crest, and the ocean scene, As greatly as I, who go touring along On soft cushioned seat,:in a modern machine. If white men had never invaded his isle, He nlight Lave been treading that narrow trail still, Content with its manifold serpentine curves, Descentlin