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CATALINA ISLANDER PAGE SEVEN SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Captain J. E. Mathewson returned .st week from a trip to the continen- mainland, Joe Fishel was among the week-end isitors to Avalon, He was pleasantly by many friends. Chesney W. Carver was among the t~g. !hip nd passengers on the steam- Avalon last Thursday. i~en;i'[ha~aptain Alex Adargo will cross the :g ~=--.nel once in a while--but he always led oU~urries back as he did Friday td suc~ M ' .-st of~__ ~ss Veda Renius of Long Beach setnO~as the house guest of Marguerite nted ~vtacLean for a few days last week. Week-end visitors at the Tuna Club Fred H. Reed, Tom Mix, Jackson Kendall, Herling Tyston and M. Gray. Mrs. A. P. Nelson of Glendale paid t brief visit to her Avalon home Sun- day--just from arrival to departure of the mainland steamer. Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Hand of Los Angeles are Island visitors for a few days. Mr. Hand is planning an ex- tended business trip to Chicago, in the interest of the Independent Order of Captain Fred Ashbridge paid. Cata- lina a brief visit Sunday. Miss Emma-Ruth Deeble of Long Beach is the house guest of Miss Ruth Price. Tom Reed doesn't stay away front Catalina long at a time. He came over on the "Avalon" Sunday. Captain David Blankenhorn of Pas- adena was the guest of Mr. William Wrigley Jr. last week-end. Mr. Clyde Opelt, wife and son Lu- ther were the guests last week of Mrs. Jane Opelt, Mr. Opelt's mother. Mrs. George L. Morris of Alameda is visiting her sister-in-law, Mrs. J. D. MacLean in Avalon, having been here twenty-six years ago. The Ladies' Aid will meet Friday af- ternoon at 2:30. All members are urg- ed to be on time, as matters of im- portance are to be taken up. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pitts enter- tained the faculty of the Avalon pub- lic school with a card party Tuesday evening of last week. Those enjoying the game were Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Dunkle, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Merri- hew, Mrs. Geo. W. Greene, Mr. A. L. Lanrance, and the Misses Dykeman, Mr. and Mrs. George E. Aull, who have been visiting on the mainland, returned home Sunday. Mrs. Marion Knox of Pasadena, and grandson were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Chesney for the week-end. Mrs. Fanny Chichester of MacRae's store number three, has again returned to Avalon after a two weeks' trip to Los Angeles. Miss Lucile Mead had as her house guests during the past week-end Mr. and Mrs. Clarence B. Runkle and Mr. and Mrs. George W. Fenimore. "Speed" Shields and "Dynamite" Tilton of the "Speed Products Com- pany," Los Angeles, were among the week-end visitors to Avalon. Mr. and Mrs. M. Rieley of Los An- geles, frequent guests at the Hotel St. Catherine, have left for a trip around the world, including Egypt and Jeru- salem. Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Heald and son of Cristobal, Canal Zone, who are spending the winter in Southern Cal- ifornia, were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Perrin, on East Side Terrace. Mr. Heald is general super- intendent of the Panama Railroad and steamship lines. The Healds were de- PREFERENCES OF THE BROADCAST LISTENERS (Supplied by Major Lawrence Mort) The following most interesting per- centages have very courteously been sent to me by my good friend, E. F. Macdonald, Jr., of Chicago, who is the president of the American Broadcast- ers' Association, and the owner of WJAZ, the famous BC station of the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago. These figures, Mr. Macdonald in- formed me, are the results of careful- ly going over 250,000 cards and letters1 No small undertaking in itself! 2.7 desire band music 24.7 desire classical music 2.9 desire dance mucic .3 desire dramatic music 1.0 desire Hawaiian music 18.4 desire jazz .3 desire Mexican music .3 desire male solos 5.7 desire old-time songs 1.7 desire grand opera .9 desire orchestra .5 desire pipe organ 29.0 desire popular music .3 desire quartette, instrumental .2 desire male quartette .8 desire mixed quartettes .5 desire religious music 2.1 desire sacred music .7 desire saxophone .6 desire symphony music 2.1 desire vocal selections Of the responses received, 32.6 per- cent were from women, and 67.4 per- Foresters. Knox, Mason, Phelps and Hahn. De- lighted with Avalon and the hearty cent were from men. . Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Hertz left for lieious refreshments were served, greeting extended to them by all. THE MARY WILLIAMS CLUB the mainland Friday. Mr. Hertz has "Blue Birds"--'---'~Enjo---y--Outing .... been in the employ of Graham Broth- The Mary Williams Club, after ad- ~rs at the rock-crushing plant. He The Blue Birds enjoyed their first Mr. George H. Herald of Los Ange- hike Saturday, going to Hamilton les, representing the American La journing for the holiday season, met X peets to return to Avalon to acceptBeach. After a picnic luncheon the France Fire Engine Company, was one January 24 at Foresters Hall, Mrs. D. Other employment, children played games and had a fineof the salesmen present at the BoardM. Renton presiding. A splendid pro- A ~ time in general. The Blue Birds going of Trustees meeting held on Friday in gram was presented, consisting of a mong those crossing to the main- " " n' land this week in pleasant (~) antici- were Lois Harrison, Ruth Edmundson, the City Hall. The bids for Avalo s paper on Alaska by Mrs. C. J. Dash, patron of dental work were Mrs Ed-Irene Hoover, Vivian Harrison, Isabell new fire engine, filed by the several telling how the purchase price seemed sgar Harrison and Mrs. Carl W. Car- Scott, Maxine Carson, Catherine Dun- companies, will be opened at the meet- high when the territory was bought L n. Mrs. Harrison was accompaniedkle, Catherine Brown, Violet Watson, ing next Friday. The city of Whittier . from Russia, but that it since has uy her daughter Lois and Mrs. Carson Elsie Clark, Margaret Daly, Georgie recently purchased one of the La yielded 1000 percent on the purchase Coleman, and Nita Guirasich. Mrs. France fire engines. ~[?r~ U!i~hi~P~rePei~ii~t~en~i~pMM~i tOok her son Jack with her. George W. Greene, their leader, was Miss Ruth Price, daughter of Mr. assisted by Mrs. Harry Pitts in look- BOY SCOUTS, TROOP NO 1 Martin, Was very commendable. At- and Mrs. ',Billi~,,~ Price of Metropole ing after the children. Last Saturday morning Scouts of ter the program Mrs. Renton invited ~venue was one of the forty-nine stu- dents, who were graduated from Long Rudolph Winterroth, aged 65, for Troop No. 1 went to Willow Cove tothe ladies to the dining hall, where several months past a resident of Av- make repairs on the house there dainty refreshments were served Those _each High School last Thursday alon, passed away Friday morning, at- which has "been unused for some time. assisting were Mrs. J. Edmundson, ~enlng at mid term H a Thru the courtesy of Mr. D. M. Ren- Mrs. Hugh MacKay and Mrs. S. J. ~ts{ Were present at;: ::ionp r:n;~t~r a brief illness. The deceased was t~:e:rtdAvalon Sat-nly if ctses, and all retur a member of Yonnodio Lodge, No. 163,ton and the Santa Catalina Island Co. Goulding. ,ys ~ Urday. Free and Accepted Milsons, of New the Scouts have been granted the use~ ~--------.-- Rochelle, New York, which lodge re- of Willow Cove, and will use the house THE ISLANDERADLETS ~Iurl~ B'Mr" P" G. Cann, representative of the quested Catalina Island Lodge, No.524, as their clubhouse. It will make a visi~ w~ake' M0ffitt & Towne Paper Co,, F. & A. M., to conduct the funeral very fine one and the boys are de- ADLET RATES--Ten cents per line rites for its deceased brother. The lighted with the prospect of many a per issue. Minimum charge, 25 ors. t~ a~ on a business visit to Avalon last service was according to the ritual of good time around the great open fire- Advanced Music Le.son,,--Doris Car- .Week. Mr. Cann is known to the bus- the fraternity, with music by members place, ver Chilcott, graduate of New England mess men of this city through his for- Many merit badges and scout tests Conservatory of Music in Boston, and mer connection with the Cahen-Strod- of the Masonic orchestra. The floral tributes covering the casket were sent have been passed and a large number holding California State High School certificate, will give advanced lessons t thoff Co In the future Mr Cann will make regntlar trips to the Isiand in the by the locallodgeand fellowem- of awards will be made at the nextin piano, harmony and theory. Stu- " ployees. Court of Honor meeting, to be helddents interested make appointments at interest of Blake, Moffitt & Towne. February 12th at the Congregational Carver apartments, February 5th and Jack Kendall, son of B. O. Kendall of Pasadena, came over for the week- end with a party of friends on board his cruiser, Skip Jack Jr." These young folks gave a very interesting d! both in the bay and also going rtgrtt out into the channel on their aquaplane January 27th. There was brilliant sunshine, with water smooth as glass. Waltzing and fox-trotting on an aquaplane to the strains of a vic- trola on board the "Skip Jack Jr." is SUre Some mid-winter sport, and some of our eastern visitors were heard to say : "Well, seeing is believing." Ain't nature grand! Catalina-.,,in all the world no trip like this." Tom Mix, with Mrs. Mix and a par- ty of friends, came over for the week- end on their cruiser "Miss Mixit." Sev- eral of the party enjoyed a swim in the bay, and later walked up to. the Country Club and had a good time on the golf course. Tom said the Chicago "Cubs" were sure lucky fellows to have such a wonderful location for train- ing, and pronounced the condition of the turf on the training field perfect. Mr. Mix said: "The deep sea angling game is a new one to me, and I am placing orders on the other side for a" new fishing launch to use this sum- mer. I hope to break into the sport, with the aid of Bill and Dusty Far- num, both of whom are old-timers." Subsc~be now--S2 per year. church. The Court of Honor will be preceeded by a Scout play, entitled: "A Day in Camp." It is hoped that every one interested in the Scout's Troop will save that evening to spend with them. IN APPRECIATION Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Stevenson wish to express to their many friends in Avalon, through the medium of the Islander, their sincere expressions of appreciation and gratitude for the beautiful gifts, the kindly expressions of good will and well wishes for suc- cess and happiness, accorded them on the occasion of Mrs. Stevenson's re- cent arival in Avalon. And for not putting Steve in jail. 6th. 3-4 For Snip---Two-story stucco resi- dence, situated at No. 322 Catalina avenue. Price $10,000. See Real Es- tate Department, S. C. I. Co.3-7 For Sale--House and lot on the hill. Cheap for cash, or will give terms. Mrs. F. C. Robe, Box 1336, Avalon. 3p For S,de or Exchanlre----Three cot- tages; Large lot, would take cottage or lot as first payment. Call 363 Sum- ner avenue. 52 For Rent--Furnished flat, four rooms, bath and kitchen. A nice sun porch. Apply 316 Metropole avenue. 39tf For Sale--Corner lot, 47 ft. on Ben- con st. and 40 ft. on WhittIey av. A fine view of town, bay, mainland and mountains. Price $2000 push or terms. Call 122 Claressa avenue, Avalon. 33tf