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November 26, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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November 26, 1924

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I~1~ PIVE CENT~ AVALON. SANTA CATALINA ISLAND. CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26. 1924. VOL. Xl NO. 4(J ANACER RENTON RE URNS FROM CHICAO0 1 MY rmsT V ''OWrAIL .COVering a distanc"-~of six thousand ~, By Charles V. Barton H miles in fifteen days, Vice-President ............... In response to your S.O.S. for "Hot ]1 ~nd General Manager David M. Ren- BY' O. LAWFk.]~NCI IPIAWTIdOI~I]F., Stove" stuff. II on of the Santa Catalina Island Corn- Oh, how many hearts are longing /// /~, It is more than twenty years ago H Pany arrived at Avalon on the cruiser' For a eordial word of praise, ///~/~///A,/j//A that I caught my first yellowtail on 1] Quest last Thursday evening Mr i For a smile of recognition t r[/////f/~/////(./////,(~ rod and reel--twelve-ounce rod and 1[ Renton {eft Avalon on November 4, I That will cheer their dreary days. 21-thread line, which was light tackle [[ e_Urneye(l to Chicago, and as far south- I Everywhere are men whose labors ~ /r~ for those days. "[[ a Stas Louisville, Kentucky. ,Earn for them ourfriendlinesa R, H. (Dick) Chapman ~and I had !H 1._DId you come back in a flying/ And that frank appreciation /"" just 'retired from the editorial sitaff ~[[ ' ou,at?,, we asked. We should readily express, of the old Morning'Herald, and Chap- [] .'No," he replied, with a grin, "I came [ ff/~'//7~/ man and his family had gone to Ctata- II In on the Quest." { Ltfeis brief and time is fleeting; lina for a short vacation, whence I fol- II , What's Chicago took like ?" / Always there is urgent need ~-~ rowed.Being a tenderfoot in the raw, my ]][[ _.' .Well, I didn't get to see very muchI For fraternityand kindness, m the town. We went out to see the j Yet wepay so little heed ,~ first venture was for albacore, of which [[ ~Ootball game and I wore a couple of | TO the problems of our fellows; I caught five, all by my lonely. The [[ SWeaters o~ercoats and scarfs ~ ,Men must have encouragement next day Chapman commandeered Un- [[ ~From Saturday until Monday I was I .hdld full credit for their eff0rts " .~~'J-~'" " ' ' ~ cle Tom Manning and his launch, and [] a gUest of Mr a~ll~Vl/le~ll a,tOrtlmy ma ieela mat. ~~/1~ ~y lip wealth Uncle T~m at !~ their home,120 es , ~*+o. +|*~ t t ik,~-|,o,|~eo,lL TiffhlL ~eN /roll t~he,, ani~Dl~"~ O:tsideaS chief counsel[I 1[ "T . gr .- d ser. _ hen Bill Veeck, ~eside~ | 11~1, ~13r wor~Rb d!~ "~. ~lt~ ,~d.Sst U~at and !caught H Chicago Cubs ball tea~ took ~t~ [ ~m~-an mer'~ivi[~ ~ [~ ~re.~Io:~._Uncle Toms launch ]] ~o Louisville, Ky., alon oiret~ I ~+~'We rl~ ling li~e's'l~;~ I~.'~, It, and carried no II remained another ly in ~l~ic~, ~ aclJ fus o seallers shl t ~ ]f~ b~an~ n~childlike ignorance 11[ ~nd also visited Mr. ~ley'l~lln~[ _~Tti~wi~t~le~lli~le, ~1~~ [~lt I~ 'conlill~n,, when the boat li[ ,~,;rne at Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. | For the souls 0f men are yearning /was made "all bluggy with the plent- 111 he new Wrigley Building in Chicago~ Fortheeomfoi-tofasrnile. " ,~ ~r'~ ~li~l' [eous gore of *the albacore; but Uncle ill ts a wonderful piece of engineering | m ~.,tO'~..hi "~l _.~'lz~"~l [Tom never even 'frowned. i:[ and architecture .... ~ ~~~|~- , / Then we chug-chugged down Seal It 'I was also interested in my visit| ~~f~--------~,--~~~ ~[[UT~ Rocks way for the purpose, as I was 11 to Beliot, Wisconsin, the headquarters ~ ~~'--'~"i~.~ ~ told, of "hooking on" to a yellowtail. II OI the'Fairbanks-Morse.engines. They[ ~"~R~ '~%~,'~~[~L~ L I We fished and fished, while Uncle ]] ~re turning out about 750 engines per J ~ . ,,~,~"~~~;.]~ L /Tom and Chapman smoked innumer- 11 ay, and I ordered two additional 300| [~~1~~.~ ~ /able pipes and settled the problems of [[ I~. p. semi-Diesel engines for our| ",N-~k~~~ | ~the universe. 11 et!+~;t21~ngh:s Plr~a: autsi~;al1~n()o0 kilo-I ~~[[li[~~~~ 1 | It w,~ nearly One o'clock when Dick ,, said: We will keep at it ten minutes II 7~ts of electricity every ~l~-, whieh ' longer, and then go in. The ten rain- ]l tlottble :the amount +we used in 1920, | "Much as I would have liked to visit l +LIFE lutes were nearly up and we must 11 /have been between Pebbly Beach and [[ an~ w~th the power requtred for the man othe x,.. " ' " It y r places in the East, therei -- /Avalon when, buz...z...z went the reel, [i .+~tddle Ranch water development atJwas not time to do so The work al [ By- Mrvrtle I. Timberman tthe Pebbly Beach rock quarry and [ready planned for Avalon will take [ I find,, as the ~ears go by, ~tearing,off about fifty yards of line. [I lie mino nt- Oln,-D lq,~b | ~.~ / -- I z~,na the past +s out a oream "Yes , said Uncle Tom, calmly shak- [1 an.,.' ~. ,, ...... 3,,,.,,, we nee( ..... iconsiderable hustling to get it corn-I Many things I thot unkind,' ing the dottle from his pipe, "it's a [I uu:Uonal eqmpment. . Ipleted for the season of 1925. Mr. IA~eliPartG~f, s th~anSChhetr~ebelow .It San Francisco more than a roll Fo P r s or t: . " " I~Vrigley appreciates the men in his [r those he loves' and ca e 'f . yellowtail." '1+1 con feet Thru Him we learn to know So I began to reel in, anxious to I I of lumber was purchased for em lo who tr 1 ...... tl, [e P Y v tO show 00 per cent[ Adverstt" is a blessing m dtsgmse find out what the much vaunted yel- 1] n~e work that Mr. Wrigley has plan-tof efficiency. I ~ ....... t lowtail was like. There was little de- 11 eft to h,, d,-,.,~ ;., a,,-,l++,,, t-,.,-, .~ +~. ,,.. [ We must senna m the aar~est snaaow _ ~ ..................... r ..... ~v~r. and Mrs. Wrigley expect to! If the light would brighter be; |lay in this respect. When about fifty II seasOn.of 1925 1 .... ' .... l And suffer the deepest sorrow ,, cave umcago on ~ecemoer l~m,so/ In order--that we may see /feet of line had been retrieved and [1 ,.,,;The new ball park for Los Angeles that they can spend Christmas at their [ The .mercy of our t.leavenly Father, .... rob b " ~,mcn t,me proves ,s r, gnt. tevervthing was lovely, the yellowtail [1 P ably e designed somewhatM ,;_., t. Ada home, overlooldng Avalon[ Out of our very weakness [started for parts unknown and would 11 ".'muar to theCubs' park at Chicago. bay." I We gain the courage for might. Architect Davis who designed the ~ [ Many a flower t longed for ~not be denied. I should explain that II Cubs' ark will also dra s ~[ | Htd a thorn beneath ttae bloom , P , " w the plan 'ayor P. V. Reyes and B. R. ScottM~n a road that seemed lon-es;t /I, a left-handed man, was fishing with 11 /a right-handed reel, and the advant- II toy the new park to be built at Los returned home Wednesday after theiriEndeYd all too soon.a age was mostly with the fish. 11 ~n el '. So thru life from the hardest trail g es. three weeks hunting trip in~exIco ~'~ ,-ain *he',,reatest ;o,, of all "A ~ -- ........ i The line ran out much faster than it ] [ . t l~rench Lick, Wis., they have They reported a limit on all the game From the lips that havetasted sadness two e ...... The sweeps( worus wm ~ali. I had come in. The reel was gorming [ [ xcellent golf courses, and I play- b~rds m the vlcmtty of Ensenada, but ed a CO Clouds onlv make the sunshme brighter uple of rounds, 18 holes; a six- stated that they were not permitted to Che warm "days then gladden the heart ; and awkward, or, rather, I was. Bump[ [ ] ~]le course, over territory similar to take their rifles across the Mexican If all the (lays were sunny days ' went the handle against my thumb, [[ the cou - The gladness would soon depart, splitting the nail and causing a gener- ~ C ntry surrounding Middle Ranch, border to hunt larger game. So love is the reward of pain" atalina Island Mr Wriglev is plan- ~ And cont'entment with our lo't in life OUS blood-letting. Finally everything i i on[rig tin" provements" " to the" Catalina Frank Bower, utd~t'' y first" baseman ts the result__which ..wegain. and all hands came to a full stop III "-OUntry Club links which will undoubt- and outfielder of the Cleveland base- A 505 pound giant sea bass wastugged and tugged to no use. 11 "He's gone around a bunch of kelp," ] ] edly make the Avalon course one of ball club; is reported sold to the San caught from a barge off Redondo the most up-to-date golf grounds in Francisco club of the Pacific Coast Beach, one day recently, by Charles said Uncle' Tom, and so it proved. I1 America League. Sasaki. (Continued on Page 3, Column 1) 11