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JAN. 7, 1931 PERSONAL was a north Passenger on the ....~.Friday morning. crossed the ch the flow of of the Pact- B. Webster of se guests of of 121 B. LeVitt and canl~ evening on the Unday morning. was a Icy avenue Wilkin !emistry at the la at Los An- rs of Catalina Ma- even- preced- at the has returned to a couple evidently the United his contem- Year. Men's Annual Din- 8th, at Hotel. old and re'turned home a month fishing aters. The ex- he had a very planned an- nephew next Wrigley Jr., week after ;itingtheir Ari- ac- Interest" in and its understood ung erected Mr. and is rapidly )er 30th, Mr. s of Pasadena their fiftieth were sur- sons, two friends be- name. Mr. rom Ohio in came Mr. Gid- Pasadena at Catalina festivities and her The e:'nselves as outing, at the Ca- to JUst what a had at Cata- Miss Dor- young adver- tager of tpany. copy and the , it is sel- ls able to or herself Only follows the most out it. PAGE SEVEN Mrs. H. D. MacRae arrived in Ava- lon on Wednesday of last week. "Squirrel" D'Arcy was among the north-bound passengers on the "Ava- lon" Saturday morning. Sam Rinehart, former "Mayor" of the Isthmus, headed for the mainland on the Saturday morning steamer. Steve Gurasich left Saturday morn- ing to return to his studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. William Wright, the popular chef at the Isthmus, returned from the mainland Friday, after spending the holidays ashore. Among other arrivals in Avalon Thursday noon was H. D. MacRae, the well known dealer in curios, both in Avalon and Los Angeles. Miss Mary Wilkinson of Los An- geles and a party of friends were guests ~at the Hotel St. Francis for several days last week. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Montgomery left for their Topango home Friday morning, after spending a pleasant va- cation at their Avalon cottage. Joseph Mulvehill, former Avalon restaurant man, now of Los Angeles, came over Friday evening for a few days' visit among friends here. Miss Myrtle Edmundson, who is at- tending college on the mainland, vis- ited her parents here for the holidays, returning to her studies Sunday. Miss M. Burgess, who is attending the University of Redlands, returned to Redlands Sunday, after spending the Christmas holidays with her par- ents. Albert J. Wilkinson returned to the Harvard School, LOs Angeles, on Sunday, after spending the holidays in Avalon with his mother, Mrs. T. M. Polhamus. Sterling Young, erstwhile Avalonite, now living at Hollywoodland, was an Island visitor over the week-end. Sterling is now playing violin daily. with the studio orchestra at radio station KMTR. Earl Stanley, purser on the steam- ship "Avalon," returned Saturday from a trip up to his home on the Red- wood Highway, near the Sequoia Na- tional Park. He reports the winter sports about to commence in that sec- tion. Mrl and Mrs. P. West, with son Charlie,. returned to their home here on Sunday, after spending a few days in Pasadena as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Moore and Mrs, Rose Murphy of that city. With them were Mr. and Mrs. Luther Randolph and their young daughter Kathryn, of Ann Arbor, Mich. Mr. Randolph is the brother of Mrs. West. He, with his family, motored out from their home to Pasadena to enjoy a Califor- nia winter. Having heard so much of Catalina they are prepared to spend as much time here as possible during their stay in California. THREE MEN IN A BOAT Messrs. L. P. Streeter, historian of the Tuna Club, Thos. McD. Potter and Watts L. Richmond, active mem- bers thereof, arrived on the "C::la- lina" Monday noon. Mr. Richmond is here on his annual winter visit with his family, from Buffalo, N. Y. The Richmonds come every year and make their headquarters at Long Beach. These three old-timers are out to try to locate the winter albacore, and we hope to be able to rush a favorable report in the "as we go to press" col- umn of this issue, (Don't overlook the f~ict that Watts has already told his fishing pals back east that he'll send pictures of his January catch-- even told them the weights.) Barry Senior was a passenger on Sunday evening's steamer. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Patrick sailed for the continent yesterday (Tues~lay) morning. Mrs. Geo. Hoffinger went to the mainland on the steamship "Catalina" Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Church of Duarte, visited their daughter and family in Avalon on Sunday. Harry Davis Diffin returned to Ava- lon Sunday, after spending several days on the continent. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Jackson and children returned Sunday from their holiday visit to mainland points. Mrs. Dottle Brown, dining room di- rector at the Grill Cafe, returned Monday from a four weeks stay on the mainland, during which she visit- ed relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Armstrong of the yacht "Edna," accompanied by their son Jack, Dr. Hugh Countf, Miss Pattie Countf and Miss Thelma Smith, arrived New Year's Day, and remained until Sunday. Among Avalon young Iadies who sailed for the mainland Sunday morn- ing to resume their studies were Miss "Winkle" Dunkle, who is attending Pomona College at Claremont, and Miss Maxine Carson, who attends Long Beach Polytechnic High School. Hubert Finlay and wife left yester- day for the mainland where he has accepted a contract with the Biltmore Hotel Orchestra. Mr. Finlay came here in the spring of 1929 as a mem- ber of Menge's El Patio Orchestra. At the conclusion of Menge's engage- ment here he was retained as violinist and saxophonist of the Hotel St. Catherine-Casino orchestra. Mr. and Mrs. Finlay have made many friends during their stay here who wish them well in their new location. Congregational Church Notes By Rev. T. Hilton Ratcliffe Wednesday, January 7, at 7:30: Mid-week meeting. To this meeting all are cordially invited. We will continue to discuss the series of sub- jects commenced some time ago, namely, "How we got our religious denominations." Friday afternoon, at the usual hour, the regular meeting of the Ladies Aid Society will be held. Sunday, Jan. 11: Church School at 9:30. Classes for all. Adult Bible Class taught by the pastor. All adults are cordially welcomed. Morning worship at 10:30. Subject: "The Creation Story." This will be the second sermon of the series com- menced last Sunday, dealing with the story of creation. These sermons will be of more than. average interest to the thinking people of Avalon. Young People's Meeting at 6 p.m. We invite all high school students and young people generally to meet with us during this hour. Evenin~ Worship, 7 o'clock. Sub- ject: "The Street Called Straight." The public cordially invited to all our services. Dave Law is leaving today for a short trip south. He will return in a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Becket arrived home on the steamship "Avalon" Sun- day evening. H. Page Randall arrived from Alta- dena Monday evening, and was greet- ed by many friends. Ralph Brown and family returned Sunday evening from a two weeks' sojourn on the continent. Mr. and Mrs.. John Wedlake re' turned ~$onday evening from a holi- day trip to the mainland. Bert Scott, Lewis Sullivan and Par- lane Reid have returned to their studies at Oregon State College. A. C. Brode of Los Angeles, enter- tained Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. de Mille at his home here for several days over the New Year festivities. Mr. de Mille is president of the Tuna Club, and Mr. Brode is past president. During their stay the .de Milles fished from the "Ruth JI," Capt. SamGould- ing, and their genial host also took his rod along. Many bonita and mack- erel, with other small fish, were taken by the three anglers, but no albacore wele seen, Mr. Brode and his guests returned to the mainland on the Sun- day afternoon steamer. E. P. MeMillen of the Avalon Dry Goods Company, crossed the channel yesterday en route to Los Angeles. Gett Hansen and family returned Saturday 'from the mainland where they have been vacationing for two weeks. The annual meeting of the Avalon Community Congregational Church wilt be held next Wednesday evening, January 14th, when officers for the year 1931 will be chosen, the budget . for the year adopted, etc. THE ISLANDER ADLETS A careful reading of these Adlets will reveal many bargains that oth- wise you might miss. RATES--10 cents per line | Wasttod---A woman to' share Cata- lina home with lady and nine-year-old school boy. Will assume all expenses in return for care of boy during mother's frequent short absences to mainland. An opportunity for some one desiring a vacation or working on some personal project without worry about living expenses. Would pay small salary to right person. Address, Box 1288. lp ADLETS SO YOU WILL KNOW I have one hundred maps of the state of California, and on the reverse side maps of Washington and Oregon and Arizona. A good map. No home should be without it. I will give one free to each customer with a 20c pur- chase. Macbeth, [he Popcorn Man, at the Piggly Wiggly. If you don't trade with me, we both lose money. ADLICTS For Rent---Rooms and cottages by year, month or week. Mrs. Westbrook, 217 Sumner Ave. 34tf Wanted to Rent--By the year, house of four or five rooms, Will take it from now on, if suitable. Leave word with Macbeth, the Popcorn Man at the Piggly Wiggly. 1.p: AOLITS Dressmaking and Remodeling--Cut and fit. Call on Mrs. Lewis, at room 1, Hermosa Hotel. Formerly of Holl#- wood. 52p. ADLI[TS For Rent---Five-room flat, comfort- ably furnished. Overlooking AvalOn. Bay. Inquire at Windle's News stand, ADLET~ : For Sale---Lefavor's Place, 332 Met- ropole Ave. Large lot, 40x120, 5-rmi h-use on r.,~ar 40, leaving front 40x80 clear to build income; 3 bedrooms and 20-ft. glassed sleeping porch. Bearing orange, lemon, tangerine, fig, peach, apricot and plum tr~es; others cotmng in. Roses, shrubbery and flowers; A comfortable place, furnished as i~. Equity $4,000 mtge. ~?,,000. 12