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Avalon, California
December 24, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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December 24, 1924

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PAGE EIGHT THE CATALINA ISLAND 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. I., U.S.A. ESTABLtSHED 1624 PROMISES A FISH STORY Buffalo, N. Y., December 9, 1924. Editor Catalina Islander: I have been wondering if the Island- er card came from my ohl friend Win- dle--the good old scotg who helI)ed me to wile away a minute o1 so, in the old days ? The man who rode the bicycle; tile chap who had the small shop just beyond the landing dock ? If my hunch is right, there is a smile on nay face, and the right hand is out, at arm's length, with the palm up. For years l have wondered ~why Ia~mat.~:w.ut..~.::nt:;:.:::.::~:::.::::::::mm:m=::::m::::~::::~:::::::::::::::::::::::::::=m:::=:::m:::m::=:::::~:m:=:::::::~ some one at Avalon has not asked me ii ii to subscribe to the Islander;and now r 1 Your tour of California Should Include comes the card I haxe been longing a Visit to ...... ii for--a, opportunity to again get in touch with good old Avalon. ii Now for the article--the fishing Ii I ii storv you ask for. Cripes, that's a [ i| cinch! Short articles are my favorite fruit. As I hunch it, CUt and dried "fishing articles are all the bunk--the A Scenic Trip Worth While ii aroundbUnk'a lottaone fOOlof slushthose andgoodthenfellowsSOme. What you really need is a story woven [i From the Heart of Los Angeles through H whose habitat is the "Pleasure Pier." I Beautiful Pasadena and Altadena ii And although this is to be a fishing i story, there must be a little facetious- i ness introduced, here and there--saver- MOUNT LOWE TAVERN nacular that will appeal to the good and Cottages ii fellows of ;Xvalon 1 knew in the by Excellent Accomodations at Reasonable Rates ii gone days--in other words, something catchy. "Mexican Joe," who has long Secure Illustrated Folders at Information Bureaus i! since found his place in the Sun, in- itiated me into the mysteries of "deep i} sea fishing."I w~n my first button PACIFICH,ELECTRICassenge nager,RAILWAYAngeles fronl the deck of his leaky, old, cock- . roach launch; therefore Joe will be the O, A. SMI atilt Los ..iicharacter articlein my storY.inYOU may ex- \,Vith my kindest personal regards, NOW BOIN6 OUR OWN I LEANIN6 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 Very cordially yours, Watts L. Richmond. Editor's note: Instead of the bicy- cle of olden days we drive a fliver. Thanks for your letter and don't for- get the story. Merry Christmas! CHRISTMAS BELLS Bells of my youth! In mem'ry dear, Your sweet chimes yet in joy I hearl Again you ring, O Christmas Bells! For Peace, Good Will your music swells! I hear you chime with Bells of Yore, And Bells that ring this wide world o're! O Bells, ring out through Space and Time, And breath Christ's prayer in every clime! All,peoples, O, ye Bells unite In Christian love and hope and light! December 25, 1922. Waldo M, York Leave Your Order With Us for Shipped or Mailed Anywhere , In pretty boxes--and a varie Y flavors, fruits and nuts--ask her she would not like to have a ~0 of these candies, and see what sl says, and they are reasonable: HAPPYLANDE .......................... $1. A I Chocolates .............................. 1. Royal, Milk Chocolates .............. 1, Chocolate Covered Cherries ..2.. 1. Prince Charming Chocolates .... 1. Full o' Fruit Chocolates ............ 1. Rough Dip Chocolates ................ 501 All are Pound Boxes ] We also have Candy in jars and] bulk--suckers for the little oneS"l Chewing Gum for the big oneS" W,NDL 'S NE STAND Opposite Boos Brs. Next S. C. !. Co.'s Office e 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 ~ATALOIUE NO. 18 SENT ON REQUEST. Wear your Light Tackle Club But- ton. It shows that you are an angler and a sportsman. 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. *lit* 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. Community (Congregational) Church Sunday Services--Church School, at 9:30 a.m. ; Worship and Sermon, 10:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Mid-week Service Wednesday, 7:00 p. m. Everyone is cordially invited to all services. Subscribe now--S2 per year. f [ Catalina Hospital ] [ ~ompletely equipped for Medical|" I Surgical and Obstetrical Service. / | X-Ray and Diagnostic Laboratories[ / ] Graduate Registered Nurse /