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E ~tepstyr. and Mrs. John E. Maurer of ~.s Angeles spent the week-end at was ~tiddle Ranch. ,hich .ricaI,~ of his former labors last by[~ek' C~ing over on Friday's boat. 7rsY. LJ. B. Payne doesn't stay away long p a time. We noticed him among de- he t" r: nrong coming off the steamship nanna~valon'' on Thursday. tofi The exterior of the Hotel Atwater ~ receiving the careful attention of a rks,[orce of painters, who are brightening ton, ~P its general appearance. PAGE SEVEN Mr. James W. Jump and Commodore Wilson paid a flying visit to the Island during the mid'week, staying at the Tuna Club. Mr. and Mrs. Tad Gray, who are spending the winter on the mainland, came over Monday to stay a few days in their Avalon home. Mrs. Mac Osier, of the Real Silk Hosiery, is in town for a few days, and says she loves Catalina better than any place she has visited. J. E. McMillen of the Avalon Dry Goods Company has gone east on a vacation trip. During his absence his partner, Mr. W. C. Harris, is in charge of the store. C. G. Fairchild, one of Avalon's con- sistent boosters, as well as building contractor, is chasing around on the mainland for a few days, visiting sev- Charles German and family have re- turned, again taking up their residence in Avalon. Orla C. Hoover of the Hoover mar- ket is spending a few days on the mainland, on a business trip. Mrs. Mary A. Guidinger returned Saturday from a brief trip to the mainland of the United States. George Mulford, conductor of the famous Catalina Island Marine Band, was in Avalon again over the week- end. Miss Norman-Shaw, the talented vio- linist, was a guest of Major Mott and family, at the "Twin Sunshine" resi- dence over Sunday. General Manager J. H. Dyer of the Southern Pacific railroad was an Ava- lon visitor for several days last week. CONGREGATIONALISTS IN ANNUAL SESSION The members and friends of the Avalon Community (Congregational) Churcil met in annual session Wednes- day evening, January 9th. The business session was preceded by a fellowship supper, prepared and served by the members of the Ladies' Aid Society, which was participated in by some sixty-odd persons. Following the substantial repast the pastor called the business session to order. Secretary R. M. Heywood read the minutes of the annual meeting of 1923, and of the several other meetings held during the year, which were duly ap- proved. Reports were presented by the Sun- day School, the Ladies' Aid Society, the Deacons, Deaconesses, Reception and Calling Committee, Treasurer, Pastor and Trustees. These reports ohn eral cities on business. He was accompanied by assistant gen- pa-~ Pc~la Negri, the famous 'movie act- eral manager, T, H. Williams. showed the church to be in excellent ofLess, was a guest at the Hotel St. A carload of wallboard for use in ~ .----- condition all along the line, with a and g;atherine all of last week, returning construction of the many bungalettes Mayor Buffum of Long Beach and small net increase in membership dur- being built by the Santa Catalina Is- C.H. Windham, city manager thereof, ing the year, With all claims paid to Ls Angeles by flying boat on Sun- land Company, arrived Saturday, viawere Island visitors last Friday going date there was a substantial balance in fist ,9ay" r ' " the M' the steamship "Avalon." ove to Eagles Nest "to respect the the treasury. ~odlss. Marguerite MacLean and Mr. ._ ~ new water project. Mr. Thomas Far- The nominating committee presented ass~~ er~ck MacLean arrived home last"Speed" Shields was among the ley was also one of the party, its report, which resulted in the elee- ~teels, after a more or less extended south-bound passengers last Thursday. ~my across the deep waters of the He always comes off the steamer with G.W. Scott, secretary-business agent tiOnchurchOf theclerk,fOllowingR. M.fficialSHeywood.fr 1924: ~hannel. a smile on his face, as though he en- of the Long Beach Board of Education Treasurer, Mrs~ Ralph Glidden. joyed getting back to Catalina. was in Avalon last Friday, making ar- Sunday School Superintendent, Mrs. i Mrs. Myrtle. E. Trout has received .... rangements for the school bond elec- Carl W. Carson. :e~k__ _ m Washington D. C~ telegram froWeek-end guests at the Tuna Club tion which took place yesterday. The Trustees--Chas. H. Smith, Frank ~ ~p~thn~t~hn~ S ~~TfitmAvd~lho~er' ~m" Senatr:Shrtridge' ntifym~A.included:c. Brode,SecretarYG. E. HowardNagel, H.S" c.Dudley'Rice, result will be announced next week. Burgess, J. H. Wegrnann, Win. Mul- W. W. Wilson, Mr. Mollison, A.C. Mr. J. P. Yates of Los Angeles and cahy, Mrs. D. M. Rento~, F. H. Ott. Deacons--John Wedlake, W. S. Wil- :n-! Referenee~- .. Abbott, and Howard Thockmorton of Mr. L. A. Civil of the Wilmington lianas, J. D. MaeLean. ,. page ten ot this issueSan Francisco. Transportation Company, were in Av- Deaconnesses--Mrs. S. J. Goulding, ~wnt reveal that the Board of Trus e alon several days last week, going over Mrs. J. H. Wegmann, Mrs. M. E. efiof .L t es ad}f~ me City of Avalon is advertising Mr. T. E. Riddle has recently succeed- the fire insurance risks. It is under- Wood. I r bids for a new fire engine, chema- ed Mr. Jones in charge of the Catalina stood that these two gentlemen willReception and Calling Committee--- ,0t_cal and hose wagon The s ecifications Island station of the Standard Oil Co., recommend a lower rate of interest on Mrs. J. D. MacLean, Mrs. W. S. Wil- -~ are o " P ~e! n file m the City Clerk's office, which is located on the pier near several blocks of property in Avalon. iams, Mrs. D. M. Renton, Mrs. Mary _ ! ~ ~ Sugar Loaf Casino. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. George W. Cryer of A. Runyon, Mrs. George W. Greene, i~:~ xaarry Slaugh, assistant ticket agent Riddle are cosily located in the White Los Angeles and Mr. H. Kinney were Mrs. Corn E. Greeley. i;t~rs the W. T. Co. at Long Beach, House Apartments. ''~- in Avalon one day last week, guests at the Hotel St. Catherine for Ushers---Roderick MacLean, Charles )s~o~Wmg a party of Elks the attrac- Frank Johnson seldom finds time to several days last week. Mr. Cryer is Howard, George Clark. ~n fer.that Catalina Island has to of- leave Catalina, but he did get awaythe Mayor of LOS Angeles, but for Auditor, R: M. Heywood. for a few days last week, returningseveral weeks has not been in good A motion was adopted extending an 'ri Friday. He had a good excuse for health. He was much pleased with invitation to the members of the s'i,vLuis Michael Cameron, boss off the ~ ,VmtehouseApartments cele ~;~ . . , - brated ~':'~ nrst bwthday anniversity on Fri- h}day, His parents, have gotten along :-~ qmte well with the young man .durra e~ the past year, and so entertained s=ge sI trlends in his honor. i Arthur Norbury well known to Av alon d ' ~ ._ .ancers, is dancing this winter wath h~s partner, Miss Mia Martin, at Pasadena's leading hotels--the Mary- fund, Huntington and Vista. He says ae is looking forward to next summer on the Island with pleasant anticipa- tions. The following officials of Catalina Island Post, American Legion, were in- Stalled on Wednesday evening of last ~eo~ek,at the meeting in the city hall: ""*manner, W H Muleahy, First Vice Comm " " " under, M. J. Cameron ; Second Vice-Commander, Oscar T~riffith; Adjutant, Mickey Ahern~; reasurer, A. L Lauranee; Sergeant- at-Arms, R. S. Alexander; Executive Committee, H. D. Bock, C. H. Crow- ton, p. C. McDowell, C. H. Van Mar- ~:, H. Stanford; Representative to Angeles County Council, A. B. addingham. Catalina will give you the rest of your life. Come to Catalina. taking a vacation, as the week previ- ot, s he had cut one of his hands sev- erly by the slip of a chisel. The friends of W. D. Burnham were glad to greet him last week upon his return to Avalon, after several weeks stay in a hospital. His physicians as- sured him that his recovery had been remarkably rapid. Mrs. Burnham, who had been with him during his illness, also accompanied him upon his return. Mr. Phil J. Eckert of Anchorage, Alaska, father of Mrs. M. E. Hem- mings, was an Island visitor for sever- al days last week. It was Mr. Eck- ert's first trip out of Alaska in twenty- five years, and he expressed much sat- isfaction with his visit to the Island. "I have enjoyed myself very much," Mr. Eckert said. "Of course, I like Alaska best, because it has been my home for the past twenty-five years. My daughter, Mrs. Hemmings, ex- pects to continue her business in Ava- lon this year, and I have leased one off the stores in the new Villa Park block for her. The store will be fitted up with the best equipment that we can buy in New York and Los Angeles. There is a great future for Avalon, and I llke to see my daughter locate here in a permanent business. My grandson will remain on the Island." his trip to the Island, he stated, and was feeling much improved in,health during the few days rest. Some one hundred and fifty mem- bers of the California and South- western States Ice Cream Manufactur- ers Association spent the week-end at Avalon, being entertained at the Hotel St. Catherine. Saturday evening they partook of a banquet there, and after- wards tripped the "light fantastic toe" to the strains of a fine orchestra which they brought with them. When leaving, they pronounced the outing the "best ever." Last week Major Mott has had as his guests at "Twin Sunshine," Messrs. Hewitt, father and son, both of Glen- dale, and the two of them great radio enthusiasts. (The interest in radio knows no confining to either age or sex !) Hewitt, Jr., was, at one time, one of the operators at KFI, and is an ex- ceedingly clever radio engineer, with much promise of a brilliant future. Mr. Hewitt, Sr., is an electrical engi- neer of wide repute. Both of them enjoyed their visit to the widely- known, 6XAD-6ZW. The U. S. C. basket ball team de- feated the Los Angeles Athletic Club five 21 to 9.. Southern California Conference of Congregational pastors to again hold its annual Retreat in Avalon. A vote of thanks was extended to the members of the Ladies' Aid So- ciety for the substantial supper fur- nished. Several other items of business of a minor nature were transacted, after which the meeting adjourned.. Subscribe now--S2 per year. THE ISLANDER ADLETS ADLET RATES---Ten cents per line per issue. Minimum charge, 25 cts. W ton House---Reopened, 145 Mar- ilia avenue. Furnished rooms with or without heat, $10 per month up. Large housekeeping room, also small one. Small apartment, complete for house- keeping. Phone, electric, gas and hot baths. 52 For Sale or Exhaalr.~---Three cot- tages; Large lot, would take cottage or lot as first payment. Call 363 Sum- ner avenue. 52 For Rent--Furaished fiat, four rooms, bath and kitchen. A nice sun porch. Apply 316 Metropole avenue. 39tf For Sa~--Corner lot, 47 ft. on Bea- con st. and 40 ft. on Whittley av. A fine view of town, bay, mainland and mountains. Price $~X]0 cash or terms. Call 122 Claressa avenue, Avalon. 33tf