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February 9, 1939     The Catalina Islander
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February 9, 1939

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PAGE TWO . THE .7--'-- ON CATALINA ISL'a ] ' (Continued f rom-PPage' ! ' I tl 'I I | scs,',the "chinks" from ~top to bottolrr 0 kitchen, as they said 11 j Merry February, fellow freezers. ': mentionedSIne of thewere old-tl~capt It's been so cold, we need red-flan- Stanton Jake Albert, neled humor to promote circulation. Gardner' Chappie Mic~ And speaking of frozen assets, have ~ . ~ He told about 'what YOU subscribed t this, YOL'R news- i ~ ~i~v i "pirate days", when b?~.~. paper? And speaking of long under- mainland tried to tan wear, we donned ours last week. And Avalon for one dollar. are we tickled pink! But, so what ? fare then was about Most of us have been in the rt~d all were lnade to prevent 1~ winter! Well... let's proceed with, ing from the boats ' the operation. Ether, please ! ~ I1 .... ~:;ii~~ ~ them over. * * The beach was fenJ HILITE OF THE WEEK! ~ 1 I~~ ~ men kept guard and '['hc Avalon Grapevine blossoms i I ~ ~ things lbked rather : with this startling announcement: Six so-called "Pirates" wer, prominent Nitespot owners h a v e " up by some of the Ave nlerged UlUsically to fornl a new ! ~~ ~ Finally the Bannings MALE SEXTETTE. Mr. Dionne bet- together and told them ter look to his laurels! The vocal not afford to carry lineup of this mishap follows : ~ /~ i cheaper as from th~ Falsettos: Happy (Club Catalina) not only ran the stea: Hacker & Mike (White Elephant) band concerts, free und for eampmg, Monotones: Joe (Gambrinus) Stoltz ~ ii~!iii~ iiiiiiiii ~ They also told their & GI.ynn (Alley) Taylor. they continued theft Vibrat--: Oscar (Hurricane) Grif- ~ N A LONG DISTANCE CALL is personal. It's a !iiiiiii ~ would have to retire tt fith & Ed (Italian Village) Lascagna friendship-builder. The courtesy of a 'thank iiiii!iiitake their business an' PHOOLOSOPHY scores a scoop in $ you" call makes a deep impression. !iiiiii ~ The Isthmus. . first presenting their plaintive thcmae ~!. ~:~:~:~1 ~ . This latter proposittc song which will introduce parched ~ ~i~ This fast, clear, economical service does not i~iiiiiit ~ vmcmg argument, aoC throats to a fuller life! ~ ~ "just happen." The constant effort of the Bell ti::ii~ ~ tOMr.the ShattoBanningboughtregirn ~ ~:~ ~!~ ~'~ .... ~ ........... the James Lick estat Volstead Valentine .~.~ System is to give you more and better service ~iiiii::iii ! Bannings bought it. Call me up sometime at VAT 69, ~ ~.~ mad at the same time keep rates low. i~iiiiiiii ~ 1892, and William Wr And 1 will be your BALLANTINE. ~ ~ !iiiii!i!i "~ it from the Bannings. WCup 10HIGH,Will climblikethe JackHILLandANDjill.HlLL' [ SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TELEPHONE COMPANY 4iiiii! i ~ Mr. Bent said he i Pick FOUR ROSES where they grow, ~ 135 Whittley Ave. Phone Avalon 690 iiii!i!i!i~ i Santa Catalina Islan( 'Watch that old GREEN RIVER flow. -.. ""~"~.i~iiii::.:::.::~::...,~.. .;.,..x:. -'.~ .............. *.'." . .-.~:'a.:: ......................................... ii)iiii::~i~ "".~ and that it still had a ~,'::::.'::::':~: *:~."....'.;~ .......... ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ,~:.::i~. ............................. ::::::::::::::::::::::::: " Oh boy! Am 1 lucky! ~ ~ ..................... ~ ....................... :.m ................ ~,~ ......... .~ ......... ~ ............. .::.., .......... ~ .~. Iris affections. My CREAM OF KENTUCKY! ~ .~. He was greeted ~,at the conclusion c It's a GOLDEN WEDDING day! " -- : " " ": :-" : " ":,", , "~:~1~,'i~i~,'~i~:~~'~. talk--which was dc We'll ride WHITE HORSE to SUNNYBROOK, to those in his .Give OLD GRANDAD his first look, Meet OLD TAYLOR, he's my Paw, Then OLD CROW, for she's my Maw. .8poon ~eneath CRAB ORCHARD tree, Gaze up at three-star HENNESY. .~o, sweetheart, don't creak, Though you're just an ANTIQUE, In my WILKEN'S FAMIL-EE! "Tell us," we requested of Bilious Bilge, the BeachcOmber, after fishing him out of his porous gondola, "what you know about society girls." "Okay," agreed the amiable barnacle, grinning through his facial hayloft. "Many a society deb turns out to be a debit! And, what's more, a dead owl never gives a hoot !" S, O. S.!!l Call out the marines! Little Lena, Catalina's capricious kitten, has land- ed. And .,notmdy has the situation in hand ! Little Lena, Satan's niece, Mopp~ the parlor floor wiith grease. Ma slld in; then hit the ceiling... "WHEEt." laughed Pa. "MA'S GOT FREE-WHEELING l" . .~ tt Joe Arno, live-and-let-live bait of the Avalon Fish Market, has a fin to pick with the denizens of the deep. "I am definitely opposed," he proclaims, "to streamlined Marlins[ Aren't they SNOOTY enough already? And noth- ing hurts the seat of my pride so much ~s an uppity swordfish doing a nose-dive at my hip-pockets !" MOURNFUL MYRTLE, the Sob- Sister, complains: "There's nothing so pathetic as watching not-so-young ma- trons working so hard to be so.young! Soooo... I allus say: 'Dames who grow hefty should realize the fact, And either act their age, or age their act 2' " Dopey Data 1. July and August is the open sea- son on Avalon dears. 2. A restful w~k-end all depends on how you spell it. Phone Richmond 6171 Private Ambulance IVY H. OVERHOLTZIER InC. FUNERAL DI R E(:~TOR 1719 South Flower Street, at 18th Lady Attendant Los Angeles, California f The Catalina Islander Subscription Blank Subscription Rates : Annually ........................ $2.00 Three Months .............. 50 Six Months ...................... 1.00 Three years, in advance 5.00 Date .... .... - ........ ....... Publishe~ of The Catalina ]slander Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California Please enter my subscription/or 7 he Catalina [slander/o~ " . _ _ _ .............. commowing .................. /or which I agree to t~ay you $ ........ in advance. Name ................................... Address ..................................... 3, Gentlemen may prefer blondes. BUT, gentlemen who get plastered with blondes usually get stu~co~l too! Professor McPeriscope, argus-eyed astronomer of the Keyhole Observa- tory, says: "After years of gazing through telemcopes, I have developed a marvelous sense of hearing l" Sounds goofy, but we've just learned the valiant Prof was born April Fool's day aboard a roller-coasterI ea and Morn, too. Carbonated beverages go down easy, and come up loud. Bingo !" BILL MILES, exterior decorator (and interior epicure!): "A painter prefers colors which tickle his palette. And how I lov'e Puree of Calsomine! I always make a pigment out of myself! Then after a Shellac entree, I lean back and take my easel !" SID ZELDIN, portrait artist (both port and starboard !) : "Only a photographer can lead a double life without detection I'm al- ways positive and negative at the same time! Maybe I'm not very tall, but I can enlarge at any moment. After Famous Words by Captains of ! ndustry: LOUIE CROW, beverage purveyor (but no relation to Old Crow!) "You never get hardening of the ar- teries on nay soft drinks. I sell Pop-- little about earl Chairman Paulson expressed t those of his hearers his interesting talk. Student : "The ass himself with the lioO'S Professor : "True; with tile sheei)skin he: And as one girl pot 1 want to do is either or fattening." NOTICE OF GAGE IN THE HOLIC BE J~ttl '1_0 WHOM IT Notice is hereby days after the above signed proposes to erages at these follows : 315 Crescent Av'enoe' Pursuant to such dersigned is apP!Yfi Board of Equalizattc an alcoholic censes) for these ore On-sale Beer Only. Anyoue desiring suance of such li~ verified protest of Equalization at fornia, stating grou provided by law. Lester all you never can ~11,, velop in a dark~ro,OU'" Well... our spa~ are empty. So, fred Laurin to march."A marks,"is along That'swhy my idea of DEAD (So long,