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rAGE SIX THE TtiE ER Published Every Wednesday at WINDLE'S PRINT SHOP AVALON, CALIFO RNIA ERNEST WINDLE. Editor nd Owner CHAS. H. SMITH -- Associte Editor SUBSCRIPTION RATES (in dvance). Three Years .......................... Five Dollre (Only When Paid in Advance). One Year ............................ Two Dollars Six Months ............................... One Dollr Three Months ......................... FirW Cents Single Copies Five Cen~ ADVERTISING RATES D/sply Advertising 50c per Inch, Ech Insertion. 500 Inches During Period of Six Months, S$c per Inch. Liners I0c per Line, Minimum 25c. ~ered as Second-Class Matter March el, 1914, at the PostoHice at Avalon, Calif. Under the Act of Mrch 3, 1897. The columns of the Islander are open to the general public, on any ol the fol- lowing subjects: Local Politics and Gov- ernment, Fishing, Hunting and Camping. Items of local news inter~t will be greatly appreciated. APPRECIATION Volume XVIII commences with this issue of The CatMina lshnder. This is also our first publication for the .year 1931--two important events in al- most every newspaper office. How- ever, for the close of volume seven- teen we "tooted our horn" somewhat vigorously. In greeting the New Year of 1931 we do so with the hope and faith that the year will bring many rich bless- ings to the people of Avalon--also Peace, Prosperity and Happiness to GRAND MASQUE BALL WONDERFUL SUCCESS (Continued from Page 1, Column 1) Curio Store--redwood burl vase. First Gentleman--C. C. Cronn, Uncle Sam. Prize given by Price's Barber Shcp--a framed picture Second Gentleman--Ed Feltrop, Russian costume. Prize given by Safe- way Stores, Inc.--a $5.00 order fo~ groceries. First Child--Loraine Burlington, gipsy. Prize given by Diffin's Con- fectionery Store--a box of candy. Second Child--Marjorie Fitzgerald, Colonial. Prize given by Crescent Photo Shop--a pair of moccasins. Most Original Costumes First Lady--Madeline V. Roadhouse, rag doll. Prize given by Catalina Specialty Shop--a dresser set. Second Lady (only it happened to be a gentleman)--.J. Albert, washer- woman. Prize given by Ott's Gro- cery--a $5.00 grocery order. First Gentleman--B. R. Scott, drunk. Prize given by Avalon Radio and Electric Shop--electric toaster. Second Gentleman--A. E. Pallas, monkey. Prize given by Casino Way Pottery Shop--smoking stand. First Child--Ernest Chellberg, 1931. Prize given by Crescent Photo Shop --a kodak. Second Child--Mary OtLeary, an owl. Prize given by Joe's Gift Shop --pair of Indian moccasins. Best Sustained Character First Lady--Mrs. Milton Mason, an ostrich. Prize given by Wharton's St. Catherine Curio Store--a necklace. Second Lady--Mrs. Martha Little- ton, Colonial dame. Prize given "by Hoover's Grocery--a $5.00 grocery order. First Gentleman (only it happened to be a lady)--Miss Emeline D'Arcy, Father Time. Prize given by Acme Cafe--$5.00 meal ticket: Second Gentleman--Milo Dillmann, NOTED LECTURER AT BOY SCOUT BENEFIT Monday evening, January 26, Dr. Daniel F. Fox, noted author and lec- turer of Pasadena, will give an illus- trated lecture in the Riviera Theatre on the "1930 Passion Play" at Ober- ammergau. Dr. Fox will also include in his lecture pictures and talks on the various characters taking part in this noted play, and of the huge au- diences. Dr. Fox will be here under the au- spices of the Mothers' Auxiliary of the Boy Scouts, and should interest everyone in Avalon, not only the adults, but children as well. On Sunday evening, January 25, Dr. Fox will deliver a lecture in the Com- munity Church entitled. "Personal Im- pressions of Mussolini." The material for this lecture was secured by Dr. Fox in a personal interview with the "Iron Man of Italy." P.-T. A. TO DEDICATE NEW SCHOOL BUILDINGS On Wednesday evening (tonight) the Parent-Teachers Association will have its regular meeting at the High School. A most interesting program will be presented in honor of the ded- ication of the new elementary and gymnasium buildings The Avalon Band under the direction of "Art" Stevens, will render several rmmbers. Mr. Stephens the superintendent of the Long Beach schools, will be the principal speaker. The general public is invited to attend and to inspect the new buildings. The meeting will start Dromptly at 7:45 p.m. Fire Chief C. E. Sullivan is spend- ing a few weeks on the mainland. Mrs. Sullivan will join him in Los Angeles Sunday, and they will visit San Diego, California, and Phoenix, Arizona. Married--In Avalon, at the Com- munity Congregational Church at 11 MR. WRIGLEY (Continued from wives and bairns tion of Mr. W: a few days at ine Hotel an Country Clt the most tournament the had sinceth~ years ago left a sweet the members big chewing gum cago. Nothing should have Shahan, the fessional, Phillips, luxe. That self to all a favor from do is to say unusual San Francisco keeps oozing nose. Mr. J. H. Los Angeles M. Renton, along with hand seeking of the boys, holt, the direc host in a raps the women of The Catalina world no place Cecil Cowing, dent, aptyly our lives no It may be to know tll Southern Golf orary took place the goat" initiation, to pay a re mystic charm the entire world, a clock. Prize given by" Windle's a.m., January 1st, 1931, Ralph Hughes Full results It is well to remember that men do News Stand--box of cigars. Lennon and Clarabelle Simons, both play: not think of adv'ersities and produceFirst Child--Elizabeth Greig, an old of Hollywood. The ceremony was Ed. Lawrence "prosperity"; nor do they plan colored man. Prizegiven by Avalon performed by Rev.T. Hilton Rat- Herb Kranch i wars, strife and conflict and harvest Drug Company. cliffe. Maxwell ~ace, happiness and contentment. houghts are things." Man can soon injure his own health through care- less methods of thinking. Community prosperity is usually in- dicated in public and private improve- ments, adequately financed, well man- aged and rightly appreciated. Allim- provements are the result of think- rag. Friendship means much to the man who appreciates friendship. Only the man out of work, hungry and home- less, can fully appreciate well-cooked meals and the warmth and value of true friends. Again, such a man must think--to appreciate. So, in passing along our good wishes for health, peace, prosperity and happiness, may we also include that "insignificant little item" of thinking in terms of appreciation. :0: Heard in an Avalon restaurant : "What language do they speak on Catalina ?" -------- : O : -- Editor Windle tells about some in- teresting desert experiences in his "Sunshine Psychology" column this week. Have you sent in your slogan for the "Slogan Contest?" Remember, $25 cash prize, for the best slogan select- ed by the judges representing the Av- alon Business Men's Association. -- : O : ~----- The steamship "Avalon," all "dolled up," and with two masts instead of one, arrived New Year's Day even- ing, taking the place of the "Cabrillo," which will now be overhauled prepar- atory to the spring business. A new 600-horse power Winton full Diesel engine is being installed in the tug "Milton S. Patrick" at the Los Angeles Shipyards, for the Wilming- ton Transportation Company. It is said that a similar engine will be in- stalled in the tug "John N. Stewart," Second Child---Helen Greig, negro woman. Prize given by Scott's Laun- dry and Cleaning Store---a knife. Most Comic Costumes First Lady--Mrs. Gertrude Burton, Aunt Jemima. Prize given by Avalon Dry Goods Company--a kitchen set. Second Lady--Louise L. Lynam, old fashioned bathing girl. Prize given by Reyes' Curio Store--bridge table. First Gentleman--R. E. Brisbin, Spark Plug. Prize given by Petrich Cigar Stand and Billiard Parlor-----a box of cigars. Second Gentleman--Roy Phillips, a tramp. Prize given by Avalon Gift Shop--cigarette case. First Child--David Meehan. Prize given by Avalon Photo Shop--six por- traits. Second Child--James Chellberg, a pirate. Prize given by Frosty's Can- dy Shop--box of candy. The judges were as follows: Most Original Characters, L. W. Emery of Fresno. Most Comical Characters,Mrs. C. E. Cameron of Long" Beach. Best Dressed Individuals, Mrs. Wil- liam H. Price of Avalon. Best Sustained Characters, Frank W. Roadhouse of Avalon. Larry Paper was chairman of the committee of arrangements and floor manager. He was assisted on the floor by Malcolm Renton, Arthur Renton, John Windle, T. P. McGuila- hess, Harold Cooper and Frank Bur- gess Jr. As the hour of midnight approached noise-producers were distributed liber- ally, hundreds of toy balloons were released from the ceiling, confetti and serpentine were given out in liberal measure, and the fun grew more in- tense. When the midnight hour struck there is no question but that Father' Time was made conscious that he had another child to look after--little 1931. He came in with great acclaim, and Mrs. L. F. Van Deursen arrived home Monday evening from a pleas- Brian Bell ant two weeks visit at the mainland. Christmas week was spent with the. Beesleys at Brawley. Mr. Beesley formerly managed the Catalina golf links for eleven years. He is now managing the "Del Rio Golf Links" at Brawley, California. They, with Mr. and Mrs. Dick, send best greetings to F. their Avalon friends. Bill Smith Paul Lowry Verne Wickh John L. Brownfie'. S. Paddock. D. L. Dars D. S. Bill Wise Bob Ray ~.. Scott A. Paddock Bill Smith Eddie Krauch Herb Krauch Mrs. We are informed that the item pub- Mrs. Geo. lished in the Islander of December Mrs. John 24th, relative to Captain Geo. C. Mrs. Paul Farnsworth having gone into MexicanMrs. Bill waters with the "Ariel," was incor- rect. It was taken from a LOs Ange- les paper. The facts are that Captain Farnsworth has gone down to San Jose delCabo, and points further south, in charge of the "Invader," which isthe property of Joseph Sghenck.The "Invader" sailed from the California Yacht Club on Decem- ber 28th for San Diego, where the Duke of Sutherland and party were taken on board. The vessel may be in southern watery~ for a month or more. let us hope that the year will be wor- ing thy of the grand reception which was the given it--both in Avalon and through- caps." out the world. Did everybody there have a great "For time ? W'e say they did. on sale at Winner Mrs. Geo. Winner "ra Scott Chishol ' G, ollet Most Ardent Gallagher. /!, Another fine sea tion of the total inches; last year ' inch. Ther Monday. She will remain in Avalon permanently with an office in the Ca- sino building. It is her plan to estab- lish a definite health program in ac- cordance with the policies of the Los Angeles County Health Department. The office will be open to the public for the present between 8 and 9 a.m. and 1 and 2 p.m. daily, and from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturdays. p. Zimmerman M. Gallagher Pitch and putt Verne Nell McDona Miss Mabel A. Gray, public health . Fred nurse, Los Angeles County Health Eddie Kral Department,' arrived in the city on G.C.