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IHE CATALINA ISLANDER PAGE SEVEN SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Married--Mr. Hugh Stevenson of Catalina Island, and Miss Hel- M. Vosburg of Ontario, California, united in the holy bonds of mat- on Monday, January 14th, 1924, tt the First Baptist Church in Los An- by the Reverend James A. Fran- The bride is a charming young lady the interior city. The groom is well known in local and social circles, being a member of the Greeters of Past Adjutant and Vice-Corn- of Catalina Island Post of the American Legion, and is at present Master of the local lodge of Masons. He has been connected with the Island Villa and Hotel Atwater for the past ve years, coming to Catalina after the of the world war. He enlisted at the outbreak of the war, and served as Sergeant over-seas for two years. Mr. Stevenson and his bride arrived in Avalon on day before yesterday's steamer, and were given a right hearty reception as .they left the pier. Many pounds of rice were showered over the happy young people, and they were required to pose for a photo- graph before being permitted to escape to the shelter of the Atwater Hotel. There they were the recipients of some handsome presents, including a neat suitcase and a complete toilet set for the bride, and a substantial travel- ing bag for the groom. The Catalina Islander joins with the balance of the COmmunity in congratulations and good wishes. Though Douglas Fair- banks and Mary Pickford came over on the same boat, they were not "in it" with the bride and groom. P. S.--If you are interested in learn- ing more about this Social event, your curiosity may be gratified by reading an article Or two on page ten. Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Dunkle delight- fully entertained the Eschscholtzia Auction Bridge Club Saturday night. The members of the club and gentle- men friends were invited for the eve- ning. Those present were Dr. and Mrs. Robert V. 'Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pitts, Mrs. Clara Laurance, Mrs. C. J. Dash, Mrs. George W. Greene, Mrs. Charles Patrick and Mr. A. L. Laurance., Mr. Laurance made high score. Deliciq~us refreshments Were served at the close of the game. Mrs. Dash will be hostess at the next meeting of the club. Mr. and Mrs. B. O. Kendall left their Pasadena home last week for a trip to South America. Before return- ing to Avalon Mrs. Kendall expects to visit Florida and try her skill with the spectacular fighting tarpon. At Pan- area she will also try to capture some of the several varieties of large game fish that have been reported in those waters. Mr. and Mrs. Kendall expect to be traveling for the next four months. Captain and Mrs. Tad Gray returned to the mainland last Wednesday, after a brief visit to the Island. Captain Gray stated that he had recently visit- ed Captain S. Clover at Terra Bella, and that the latter was slowly recov- ering his health after a very severe illness. Captain Clover is one of the old-time boatmen of Avalon, and his many friends here were pleased to learn of his improvement in health. m . Subscribe now--S2 per year. Will Cullen and wife were among the week-end throng in Avalon. Born--In Avalon, January 11, 1924, to Mr. and Mrs. Unguerta, a son. Born--In Avalon, January 18th, 1924, to Mr. and Mrs. M. Reyes, a daughter. George H. Frost and family of Pas- adena are among recent Avalon visi- tors, Mr. Harold Procter and party of Los Angeles were Island visitors Mon- day. Mrs. A. Seymour Scott of Los An- geles visited Catalina for several days last week. The regular meeting of the Mary Williams Club will be held Thursday, January 24, at 2:30 p. m., at Foresters' Inn. N. M. Hughes is in Avalon again, representing the Salt Lake City and Colorado Springs Chambers of Com- merce. News has been received here that Samuel Dugan, formerly one of the Avalon police officers passed away at his home in Los Angeles last week. After leaving Avalon "Sam" as he was more popularly known, returned to the Los Angeles police department. Mrs. P. V. Reyes, who has been visiting relatives and friends in the east for the past three months, re- turned home Sunday. Our reporter observed that Mayor Reyes was very busy last week making preparations for his wife's return. Mrs. Reyes stated that she enjoyed the eastern visit, but welcomed the Catalina sun- shine after the eastern snows. Charles M. Hodson, manager of th.e Catalina Island Branch of the Pacific-Southwest Trust and Savings Bank, returned last week from his hurried trip east, called by the serious illness of his mother, Mrs. Addle E. Hodson, of Galena, Illinois. He ar- rived in time to be with her for three days before she passed to rest--Jan- trary 4th, 1924. Doug and Mary arrived in Avalon Monday from Los Angeles to spend a couple days vacation. At seven o'clock Tuesday morning we saw Doug trot- ting along the board walk taking a "constitutional." "Having the time of my life!" he yelled, "Mary's getting a good rest." On Monday afternoon they spent an hour in the Tuna Club looking over the trophies and incident- ly inquiring of Manager West about the tuna that won Charley Chaplin his much coveted membership button. They are guests at the St. Catherine. The Missionary meeting of the Ladies' Aid, Friday afternoon, was voted by the ladies one of the most interesting ever held. A paper by Mrs. Dunkle told of the early mission- ary work, and her own experiences with the Indians, she having spent some of her earlier life near an In- dian reservation. She gave quite an interesting talk on Indian life. Mrs. La Rue Watson read a beautiful Hawaiian story, and exhibited to the ladies samples of Hawaiian cloth, and different wood and fern jars cut from the fern tree of Hawaii, she having spent several years there. Her talk, too, was quite interesting. Mrs. D. lV[. Renton is at her Avalon home again, after an extended visit to Pasadena. E. J. Amar, formerly of Middle Ranch, spent several pleasant days among Avalon friends last week. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Mottell of Long Beach are guests of Mrs. W. H. Mead of Claressa avenue for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Cullen returned from the mainland last week, and are busy putting National Camp in shape for business. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson L. Buck of Chicago are guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Wrigley, Jr., at Mr. Ada for a few days: On Monday they visited the new water project at Middle Ranch and traveled through to the Isthmus, returning from that port on board the cruiser "Quest." Mr. William Veeck, president Of the Chicago "Cubs" is a guest at the Hotel St. Catherine for a few days. In our next issue we have an interesting in- terview from Prex Veeck, who is de- lighted with the prospects for the "Cubs" this year. "Youngest ball team in the league," he said. LOCAL TIME AND TIDE TABLE Tides are placed in order of occurrence. Comparison will show high and low. Light figures a. m. black figures p. m. JANUARY Th 24 .......... 4:01 1.8 F 25 ......... 4:47 1.8 S 26. ........ 112:26 4.9 Su .. g/ .......... 1:15 5.0 M 2K ......... 2:11 5.1 Tu 29 .......... 3:17 5.4 W 30 .......... 4:23 5.7 10:255:06 11:46 6.3 --0.34.8 11:05$:42 ....... 5.9 0.0 ....... 5:42 11:556:21 1.9 5.3 0.5 6:52 12:567:07 2.0 4.6 1.0 8:24 2:23 8:03 1.8 4.0 1.5 10:124:11 9:14 1.4 3.6 1.9 11:355:52 I0:33 0.7 3.8 2.1 STORM WARNINGS Flags with perpendicular lines, Red; small squares, Black ; other flags, White. Congregational Church Services Two more of the Parables of Jesus will be discussed next Sunday by Rev. LaRue C. Watson at the Community Church (Congregational). At 10:30 a. m., the "Parable of the Mustard Seed" will be the topic, and at 7:00 p. m., the "Parable of the Leaven" will be con- sidered. There will 'be a very inter- ~esting special feature at the Sunday School at 9:30 a. m. This will be the first of the monthly programs for the presentation in a very interesting way of the work of the various missionary boards and societies. Worse "How's your wife, Blinks?" asked Jinks. "Her head troubles her a good deal," Confessed Blinks, "Neuralgia ?" queried Jinks. "No," answered Blinks sadly. "She wants a new hat."--Good Hardware. Write to the Catalina Light Tackle Club, P. O. Box 14, Avalon, California, for information about sea angling. Catalina-~"in all the world no trip like this." Subscribe now---S2 per year. Several letters have been held over this week. They will appear in later issues of the Catalina Islander. HelP to build up one of the enter- prizes in. Avalon that boosts for the town. Subscribe for the Catalina Is- lander. $2 per year. Have you visited the "Cubs" train- ing field recently ? Another little par- adise for the pencil-pushers, pitchers, catchers, fielders and rooters of base- balldom. The 1924 automobile license plates are ready. They are olive green with white numbers. Renew your license if you own an automobile in Avalon. The Los Angeles branch of the California Motor Vehicle Department is located at 1630 South Flower street. We haven't heretofore said any- thing about the "expensive improve- ments" at Diffin's Candy Factory. Yes, sir, Proprietor Diffin quit his radio set one day last week, just long enough to install a new gas burner. Diflln now 'gets radio messages from Cana- da and Cuba, etc., (not with the gas burner), but with a set. Next we shall hear of him getting the "spirit world," or communicating with stations in Eu- rope, Airup, Irup and Syrup. The deep sea tug "John F. Craig" was recently launched by the Craig Shipbuilding Company at Los Angeles harbor. The vessel has a steel hull, is 95 feet in length, equipped with 350- horsepower Winton Diesel engines, with a speed of twelve knots an hour and is equipped with amodern wire- less apparatus. The vessel has been chartered to Graham Brothers, for the 'purpose of towing gravel and sand barges from Catalina Island to main- land points. A postcard from Harry Hochstadter of Chicago says: "Every time I read the Islander I feel very home-sick for Catalina. It's nice and cold here right now. T-Bone Otto is still alive." (Editor's Note--T-Bone Otto, it will be rentembered, is one of the Chicago baseball writers. And, Harry, we heard a rumor the other day that the St. Catherine chef was making elab- orate preparations for your arrival at Avalon next month with the Cubs training squad.) Catalina will give you the rest of your life. Come to Catalina. THE ISLANDER ADLETS ADLET RATES--Ten cents per line per issue: Minimum charge, 25 cts. For Rent---My home until June 15, every convenience, apply to owner, 207 Descanso avenue. Cheap rent. 2p Weston House--Reopened, 145 Max- 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 Exchange--Three cot- tages; Large lot, would take cottage or lot as first payment. Call 363 Sum- ner avenue. 52 For Rent--Furlaished flat, four rooms, bath and kitchen. A nice sun porch. Apply 316 Metropole avenue. 39tf For Sale--Corner lot, 47 ft. on Bea- con st. and 40 ft. on Whittley av. A fine view of town, bay, mainland and mountains. Price $2000 cash or terms. Call 122 Claressa avenue, Avalon. 33tf