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February 20, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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CATALINA ISLANDER ......... SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mr. and Mrs-W..H Hill of Pasa- ena are occupying their home at 315 avenue. Mr. and Mrs. George Harrison of are occupying their cottage on avenue for an indefinite stay. ~[r. Oden L. Fern arrived home last after spending a couple of visiting friends in San Fran- isco. Harry Gohegan and wife, of Pasa- ena, are entertaining a party of Chi- friends at the Hotel St. Cath- .~rlne. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Manwaring week-end visitors at Cozy Cot- enjoying the Indian Summer days last week. Mr. William Crawford of Pasadena has purchased the cottage on Tremont street formerly owned by Mrs. Ada Koons Converse. Mr. Otto Lehman and daughter, who were early winter residents at the Dr. Bresee cottage, are now in Honolulu for an indefinite stay. Mr. R. W. Stull of Los Angeles, auditor for the Santa Catalina Island COmpany, was an Island visitor last Week. Captain Fred Ashbridge, who is building a home in San Pedro was a Week-end visitor to Avalon, returning to the mainland Sunday. Mr. J. C. Coppage of Philadelphia was an Island visitor for several days last week, supervising improvements on his Crescent avenue bungalow Tuna Club visitors last week include F. H. Reed, Harry J. Mallen, G. E. Nagel, Mack Sennett, Fred K. Gant- her, Howard Brooker and Dr. I. Comte. Mrs. Kate Hudson of "Ye Waffle Shop" announces that she will reopen the same today. During the few days it has been closed there has been a general renovation. Mr. Charles. W. Whittet, late of LOwell, Mass., while resting at the St. Catherine Hotel last week, enjoyed a hike to the .... ,, Dwlde, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Ellard. Mr. Whit- tat has become a resident of San Ga- briel. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Reichow of Los Angeles were Island visitors last ~aeek. They are both enthusiastic golf ns, and incidentally Mr. Reichow re- marked that if he didn't "play a game tfhts week there would be no chance or him after Mark Vaughan Harry Hochstadter, 'T-Bone' Otto an'd 'Fish' Johnson arrived at Catalina." Mr. Reiehow is the business manager for the "Angels," and several years ago, he took great DE-LIGHT in teaching the Chicago newspaper men how to )lay golf. At daylight Sunday morn- mg Mr. Reichow was on the links. He said he found five golf balls that had "Chick" MacLean's name engraved on them, and one that "Whiskers" Neiley lost last 5,iareh! Mr. and Mrs. Reich- Ow ,, expect to return to Avalon in May. Oscar" is sure that they will find suf- ficient golf balls to last them for a Whole summer season--after the Chi- Cago newspaper men have returned to their eastern homes. Mr. A. L. Laurance is on a business trip to the mainland. Miss Irene Moricich returned Sat- from a visit to the mainland. "Chili Jim" and wife have been va- cationing a few days in Avalon. Mrs. Ella Baldwin, who has been wintering in Los Angeles, returned home Friday. AI Davis, head gardner at Mt. Ada, has returned from a week's outing on the mainland. Deputy City Clerk S. C. Peterson was on the mainland for a couple of (lays recently. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Amar of San Pedro are vacationing on the Island for a few days. Ed Jones, formerly local representa- tive of the Standard Oil Co., spent the week-end at Avalon. Mr. B. Wynns of Los Angeles, who is erecting a summer home on Cata- lina avenue, was in Avalon Sunday. The "Heroic Volunteer Cripples" are playing a one-hand tournament on the golf links, Comte Cameroni leading. Mr. J. Dolan of the Southern Pacific Railroad was an Island visitor from Wednesday to Saturday of last week. The Marquis of Fresno has wired the Nobles, assuring his arrival this week, which has caused great rejoicing among his fellow c.onspirators, as he has raised the funds for their enter- tainment. Mr. George E. German has moved to the Middle Ranch construction camp, so that he could be on the job at starting time each morning, his brother "Charley" informed our re- porter yesterday. G. E. Nagel of the Silverwood store, Los Angeles, came over to the Island last week for a few days, bringing two friends with him, Mr. Fred Gantner of San Francisco, the noted inventor, and also, incidentally, a great authority on "DYNAMITE," and human endurance. Mr. Howard Brooker of Los Angeles was the other guest. Mr. Nagel en- tertained these gentlemen at the Tuna Club, of which he is an old member. Mr. Gantner is at the present time making a deep study of the radio, and with his inventive ability nmch may be heard of him anon. On Saturday afternoon Mrs. W. H. Mead, of 125 Claressa avenue, hand- somely entertained the Escbsdholtzia Auction Bridge Club, also one table of mah-jongg. Those playing cards were Mrs. Clara Lauranee, Mrs. Clarence Bunnelle, Mrs. Charles Patrick, Mrs. Harry Pitts, Mrs. George W. Greene, Mrs. C. J. Dash, Mrs. Robert V. Ba- ker and Mrs. W. H. Olds of Los An- geles, house guest of Mrs. Baker. Mrs. Clara Laurance made high score. Those enjoying mah-jongg in the sun parlor were Mrs. F. H. Reed, Mrs. W.' F. Broeksmith, Mrs. Mead, Mrs. W. T. Brandenburg and Mrs. M. E. Beat- ty of Los Angeles, mother of Mrs. Dash. Mrs. Reed made high score. Elaborate refreshments were served. Mrs. Charles Patrick will be hostess at the next meeting of the club. Subscribe now---S2 per year. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Orr of Chicago are expected here this coming week- end. W. B. Cullen and wife, Mr. Mel- bourne and Miss Muscat, all of Los Angeles, were week-end guests at National Camp. Mr. C. B. Parker, who has been spending a month on the mainland, re- turned home Saturday. While ashore he visited Saboba Hot Springs. Mrs. P. W. Gray of Los Angeles and her daughter, Mrs. Robertson of Chicago were visiting with W.H. Chapman for a few days last week. They were very umch pleased with the "Magic Isle." "Billy" King, dining room director at the Hotel St. Catherine, is back again, accompanied by Mrs. King, after four months vacation on the mainland. He spent most of the time at Saboba Hot Springs, in Riverside county. III WELL KNOWN MAN DIES News has been received of the death of George It. Hodson, an old-time Catalina visitor, at Cannes, South France, on January 31, 1924. Mr. Hodgson was a native of Bradford, England, where he was born in 1858. His home was at Hexton Manor, Hit- chen, Herts, England, where the fun- eral services took place February 9th. He leaves a widow and married daugh- ter. Mr. Hodgson was a talented lin- guist, with a hobby for hunting large game. At one time he was offered the mayorality of Bradford (England), but declined the honor. He was a promi- nent Mason, being pastmaster of Hope Lodge in his native land. He was a member of the Catalina Tuna Club, and made many. friends during his fre- quent visits here. His death was the result of an attack of lmeumonia. MRS. PIERSON DIES Mrs. Grace Dennison-Pierson, wife of Oakley G. Pierson, passed away at the Pasadena hospital early Sunday morning. She was 19 years of age and a native of Pasadena. Mrs. Pierson is survived by her husband and a three- day-old son, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Dennison and her brother, Thomas C. Dennison, and a sister, Miss Dorothy F. Dennison; and her grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jordan. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dr. Patterson of the Gospel Taberna- cle officiating. Interment at Mountain View cemetery. Mrs. Pierson was the daughter of Mrs. C. F. Dennison, formerly mana- ger of Campus Virginia, of Avalon. II II Illll Catalina will give you the rest of your life. Come to Catalina. MR. WRIGLEY SAYS: I believe in newspaper advertis- ing. I spend about a million dollars a year for newspaper space to tell the world about the goods I have to sell. Nearly everybody reads the pa- pers and they are the most effect- iva medium to reach the buying publi qmekly and often. PAGE SEVEN WILSON MEMORIAL Avalon paid its respect to the mem- ory of former president Wilson Sun- day evening, in a service at the Com- munity Congregational Church, which was attended by a representative au, dience. As the piano prelude ceased, the clear notes Of a cornet at the church entrance sounded forth the "Church Call," and members of the Boy Scouts and the American Legion marched in to take their places with the waiting audience. The hymns- and :scripture reading followed as closely as possible those used in the funeral services of Mr. Wilson at Washington, D. C. Mrs. K. F. M. Cleaves sang as a solo "Day is Dying in the West," which had been sung by the choir at the cathedral funeral service. Ralph M. Heywood, as an ex-serviee man, gave a Short bnt excellent atldress on "Our Former Commander-in-Chief," and Rev. La- Rue C. Watson delivered ,an address on "Woodrow Wilson, Idealist." After the closing hymn the congregation reverently stood while Louis Passarelli sounded "Taps" on his cornet. The pastor then dismissed the meeting by the use of the same benediction which was used at the funeral services at the home of the former President. Mr. and Mrs. Leo M. Flesh of Piqua, Ohio, arrived in Avalon Sunday to spend a few weeks. For many years Mr. and Mrs. Flesh have been Avalon visitors each spring. Only once did they miss their annual trip to Catalina, and that year an extended trip was made to Europe. They are both en- thusiastic golfers and are very fond of the Island's scenery and climate. The Southern California Yachting Association has elected the following flag officers: G. B. Wilson, admiral; Shirley E. Meserve, vice-admiral; W. P. Butcher, junior rear adnfiral; Paul E. Jeffers, secretary and treasurer; Benjamine P. Weaton, fleet comman- der and A. A. Frost, port commander. THE ISLANDER ADLETS ADLET RATES--Ten cents per line per issue. Minimum charge, 25 cts. Real Bargains--ln Stamped Goods and Yarns, Luncheon and Buffet Sets, Towels, Scarfs, Aprons and Children's Dresses. Selling out this line at cost. Come early and take your pick, Mon- day, February 25th, at the Island Gift Shop. 6 Motorboat Wanted---In trade for 1919 Chevrolett roadster. See Mr. Cortis, at the Islander Office. 6 For Rent--Furnished cottage, 330 Whittley Avenue. 4-7 For S-I~--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 Rent--Furnished flat, four rooms, bath and kitchen. A nice sun porch. Apply 316 Metropole avenue. 39tf For Salt---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 DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP m. Notice is hereby given of dissolution of partnership between Lucile Stevens and Rozika Trippe of the Avalon Beauty Shoppe, and I, Lucile Stevens, will not be responsible for any debts incurred after January 29th, 1924. LUCILE STEVENS.