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ISLANDER PAGE SEVEN AND PERSONAL A. Crowton returned visit to the mainland. ANO pERSONAl Was a south-bound steamship "Catalina" ~No PERSONAL George W. Green have for a stay of ten Weeks. O PERSONAL erbert R. Baker and hursday from a va- &No PERSONAL among the passen- "Catalina" on Avalon. 'Na PERSONAL One of his occasional last week, re.- on Saturday. PERSONAL Moricich returned after a trip with a prisoner. ANo PERSONAl. H. D. MacRae and to Avalon on Saturday visit to their various ~NO PERSONAl. talcahy was among the Passengers on Thnrs- been to the main- for a few days. PERSONAL came back "Catalina" on Thurs- visit to the me- had anticipated. ~ND PERSONAL A. Seymour Scott, well and who own a on Descanso avenue, residence address to 207 North Lucerne ANo PERSONAL the genial gen- eOtarteously returns you the Grill Cafe, is again POpular establishment, OCCasional brief s~a and return. I~Nrt PERSONAL an advertisement in hieh he informs the akery department is salt-rising bread-- grandmother used to Yes will also find other t in his advertise- ISLANDER ther members or not, :tend all meetings of Society. Regular at the church at except the month, when the meeting of the SOme private home. PERSONAL Catalina Hardware .to receive another In the course of time. Sunday, February a bouncing baby and Mrs. J. B. Mr. Stamford, friends as "Joe," is etors of the Catalina his father was be- not be at all marl above re- day be taken meantime the Young sister of the and are re- is of their \V. A. Melton, known on the Island as "Shorty," returned Thursday from a vacation spent on the mainland. SOCIAL ANC PERlaONAI. D. L. Cullen came back to Catalina, and expressed himself as being glad to get out int. the bright stmshine of this "Isle with a Smile." SOCIAL AND PERSONAl. I)iningroom Director King was among the cross-channel passengers on the steamship "Catalina" on Thursday, and was soon again in harness at the Hotel St. Catherine. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL August Carlson was among the Ava- lonites compelled to stay on the main- land because of the fierce gales of Tuesday and Wednesday--but return- ed safely on Thursday. SOCIAL AND PERSONAl. A. W. Finley of Oklahoma City, Okla., spent several days in Avalon, as the guest of his brother, John R. Finley of the Islander staff, leaving for the mainland on Monday's boat. SOCIAL AND PERSONAl. The several members of the Hotel St. Catherine Orchestra returned from the mainland Thursday, having been marooned there since Monday because of the severe gales which rendered ocean navigation dangerous. SOCIAL ANO PERSONAL The regular missionary meeting of the Ladies' Aid Society was held Feb- ruary 18th at the parsonage. A brief outline of the book "Women of th.e Moslem World" was given by Mrs. Birdella Watson, and items of interest concerning "The Moslem World" were read by different ladies present. After a social game, refreshments were serv- ed by the hostesses, Mrs. I'. M. Mar- tin and Mrs. C. F. Sweney. SOCIAL. AND PERSONAl- At the recent civil service examina- tion of applicants for the position of Constable of Catalina Township, there were seven candidates. At the con- clusion of the examination it was an- nounced that Lucas Moricich stood No. 1, and he accordingly received a regular appointment to that position. "Tinch," as he is generally called, has been flling ad interim the place made ~acant some months ago by the death of E. M. Harrison. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL From the Los Angeles papers wc learn of the death of .Mrs. Emma J. Overholtzer, the venerable mother of Ivy H. Overholtzer, who is well known in Avalon. The funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon from the First Methodist Church in that city. Mrs. Overholtzer was born in Emmettsburg, Md., seventy-five years ago, and went to South Dakota when that state was an Indian territory. She came to Los Angeles in 1886. SOCIAl- AND PERSONAl. Community Card Tea The second of the Community Card Teas given under the auspices of the Mary Williams Club was held at the Hotel St. Catherine last Thursday, and proved a most enjoyable affair. The first bridge prize was won by Miss Banks, and the second by Mrs. 1)ow Barnes. Mrs. Sweney won the five hundred prize. Owing to the luncheon which is to be given by the Mary Williams Club in honor of Doctor Marion Bertola at the Hotel St. Catherine on Friday, March 4th, there will be no Communi- ty Card Party on March 3rd. The z~ext party will be given on March t8th at the Hotel St. Catherine. SOCIAL ANn PIrREONAL Advertise your needs in The Catalina Islander. P.T.A. FOUNDERS' DAY CANDLE CEREMONY ()wing to the storm pr, e~ailing on Tuesday of last week, the Founders' I~ay ceremony announcedf,c that evening was p,}stponed for tw. days and took place Thursday evening at the High Scho~,l building before an audience which filled the double class- room in which it was held. Mrs. Parlane Reid, president of the Association, presided. Preceding the ceremony the follow- ing program was given: "America," was sung by the3 audience led by the High School orchestra. Two other nmnbers by the orches- tra, which were liberally applauded. Chorus of the Parent-Teacher As- sociation song. Patriotic speech by Jas. D. Malloch. 31r. Malloch chose as his theme the characters of Washington and Lincoln, aml gave an address which was well received by his hearers. At the conclusion.of his address Mr. Malloch announced that the local Ma- sonic Lodge woukl celebrate Public Schools Week, commencing Monday, April 21st, by hohling a public meeting with appropriate exercises--the exact date of the meeting.yet to be announc- ed. Song and encore by the Apollo Male Quartette, Messrs. Patterson. Carver, Williams and Heywood--"The Flag Without a Stain" and "Simple Simon." Vocal solo by Mrs. Williams, "I Love You Truly." Vocal duet, Mrs. Williams and Mr. Patterson, "I'll Forget You." Vocal solo by Mr. Carpenter. A short address by Principal M. B. I)unkle, who urged the importance of early retiring and plenty of sleep for public school pupils of all ages. and es- pecially upon those whose studies were increasingly difficuh as the) entered the higher grades. The interestinu Founders' Day Can- die Ceremony then took place, under the direction of Mrs. Reid, assisted by Mrs. Carpenter and numerou~ assist- ;rots. Following the ceremony cake and coffee were served. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL EVENTFUL VACATION Rex,. LaRue C. Watson returned Saturday noon from a brief but rather eventful vacation trip to the southern end of this state and the m,rthern border of Mexico. In Mexicali he went to the Government Palace to convey a message of friendship and in.- ternational good will to the a'overnor of the Mexican state or district of Lower California, but on account of the governor's illness was not able to see him. However, Mr. Watson was received by the Secretary of State and cordial greetings were exchanged. The vacationer became storm-bound in San Diego, where he had some interesting experiences. .He finally came north on the steamship Avalon, which was sent to the relief of the marooned travelers. Mr. Watson will tell of the anmsing and interesting features of this trip in his talk over Radio KFWO at some time during the 5:00 to 6:00 P. M. hour Friday. SOCIAL AND pERSONAL City Attorney Adrian C. Stanton was among the south-bound passengers on the steamship "Catalina' on Monday. SOCIAL ANO PERSONAL W. C. Sprinkle returned from the mainland on Monday, after a brief stay ashore. . .... Chesney W. Carver returned to Av~- hm on the boat Sunday noon. SOCIAL AND PERSONAl, Mrs. Troupe of Sumner avenue visit- ed the mainland this week, going over on Sunday. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Powell returned Sunday from a brief vacation spent in in Los Angeles. SOCIAl AND PERSONAL Willie Daly was a north-bound pas- senger on the steamship "Catalina" on Sunday afternoon. SOCIAL ANO PZRSONAL Capt. A. B. Chappeil and Capt. F. W. McGrath were among Avalonites who visited the mainland last week. SOCIAL AND PERSONAl* W. H. Gill, proprietor of the Catalina Hotel, who is spending the winter on the mainland, came over Monday for a brief stay. SOCIAL ANO PI~PSONAI- W. H. Hevren was across-channel. passenger on Monday's boat. He came over to attend the regular meeting of the Avalon Board of City Trustees. SOCIAL AND PERION'AL Mr. and Mrs. A. ~V. McFadden, ac- companied by their son and his wife, and Mrs. McFadden's sister, and bro~ ther, spent a few hours in Avalon on Sunday. SOCIAl. AND PERSONAL" Miss Anna Hadfield, housekeeper at the Hotel Atwater, who has been in the Catalina Hospital several weeks with an injured knee, is doing well, and epects to be out very soon. THE ISLANDER ADLETS ADLET RATES--Ten cents per liua per issue. Minimum charge, 25 cts. For Rent--Five-Room Flat located on Whittley avenue. Enquire at Win- dle's News Stand. ADLKTS Wanted--I n f o r nt a t i o n regarding cream and white cat. Answers to name t,f Felix. Lost since Sat. evening, Feb. 12. Liberal reward if returned to Mrs. Van Deusen, 238 Marilla ave. SPORTS Wanted--Hear from owrter of good Ranch for sale. Cash price, particulars. D. F. Bush, Minneapolis, Minn. ADLETI Payette's Shoe $hop----"You bring 'era, we fix 'era." It pays to keep your footwear in good condition. 109 Sum- ner avenue. 48tf AOLETE For Sale---By Owner, lot 20 x 120, 5-room house, sleeping porch, fireplace, gas, water, electricity. Price $5500; $2000 cash, balance three years. Le-~ favor. Box 16. Avalon. Cal. AOLETI Rooms and Apartments--"The Drift- wood," 200 Marilla Ave. New; baths; hot water; reasonable. Pl~one 62-J. AOLETS For Sale--Bargain---4-piece bedroom suite, 7-plece dinningroom suite, 2 rugs, 9x12; 1 Davenport Table, 1 Victrola Phonograph, 1 chair, I couch-bed, 1 gas plate, 3-burner; 1 Oak Dining Table, add dishes and cooking utensils. Telephone 55-J. 4tf. ADIET8 For Rent---Clean, comfortably .furn- ished 2 and 3 room apartments, with bath. $12-$14-$16-$18 per month. See Mrs. M. J. Westbrook, 340 Eucalyptus avenue or Island Tea Room. 4tf. ADLETI Payette's Barber Shop--School Chil- dren's hair cut or bobbed, 50c. A good shave 25c. 109 Sumner. 48tf AOLET8 For Sale-Five room furnished cot- tage at 323 Catalina Ave. Price $4,000. Good income. Address owner, Mrs. M. Hoover, 1237 East Main Street, Alhambra; Phone Alhambra 336. ADLETII For Sale---A real bargain. My beau- tiful lot (35x179) East Avalon Terrace, overlooking Band Amphitheatre and Avalqn Bay. Address owner, Mrs. M. J. Westbrook, Box 1058, Avalon, Calif. 4tf.