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7PAGE SIX - TIIE CATALINA Published Every Thursday at WINDLE'S PRINT SHOP AVALON CALIFORNIA ERNEST WINDLE - Editor and Owner CHAS. H. SMITH - - Associate Edkor SUBSCRIPTION-R'~TES (in- advance)__ Three Years ............................ Five Dollars (Only When Paid in Advance). One Year ................................ Two Dollars Six Months ........................... One Dollar Three Months .............. : ......... Fifty Cents Single Copies ............................ Five Cents ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising 50c per Inch, Each Insertion. 500 Inches During a Period of Six Months, 35c per Inch. Liners 10c per Line, Minimum 25c Entered as Second-Class-Matter March31, !914, at the Postoffice at Avalon, Calif. Under the Act of March 3, 1897. @ WE DO OUR PART The columns of the Islander are open to the general public, on any of the fol- lowing subjects: Local Politics and Gov- ernment, Fishing, Hunting and Camping. Items of local news L~terest will be greatly appreciated. The Chicago White Sox are doing their spring training in Pasadena this year. There are several interesting new advertisements in the Islanderthis week. Look them over. ------- : o:-- Catalina Island--the place where quietness and repose soothe ragged nerves and renews health and happi- no~s. Tile Registrar of Voters reports 739 qualified voters in Avalon who may , vote at the municipal election on April 9th. -- r): ~--- Tile Chicago Cubs will be leaving us next Wednesday--the 14th. They will give exhibition games ill Lcs An- geles for nine or ten days, and then go north. :U: Reference to rhe time table on page 12 will reveal that the time for sail- ing ~f the cross-channel steamer has been changed from 4 o'clock to 4:30 p.m. The time for airplane trips has been changed to be as follows: Leave Avalon 7:45 a.m. and 4:35 p.m. daily; 8:40 a.m. Sundays and holidays. "I favor the policy of economy, not because 1 wish to save money but be- cause I wish to. save people. The men and women of this country who toil are the ones who bear t'he cost of the Govern:nent. Every dollar that we carelessly waste means that their lfe will be so nmch the more meager. Ev- ery dollar that we prudently save means that their life will be so nmch the more abundant. Economy is ideal- ism in its most practical form... The wisest and soundest method of solving our tax problem is througlt economy." --Calvin Coolidge. ------- :o:-- On Wednesday afternoon of last week, just too late to get his arrival in the issue of March 1, a gray whale, estimated to be seventy feet long, made its appearance in Avalon Bay, just in from Pebbly Beach. ,While there it halt a companion, but because of bashfulness or for some other rea- son it did not "choose" to visit Ava- h)n waters. He spent about an hour in the bay, making things interesting for the onlookers, many of whom went out on the Pleasure Pier to watch the big fellow. Men on the government survey boat "Romance" tried to lasso the gay visitor, but with a flip of his tail that would have mashed the boat had it been near enough, the leviathan departed. It was quite a sight for many of the vis- itors, as they had never seen one be- fore. SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS H. S. UP JOHN WILL SPEAK TONIGHT The official program for the meet- tug tonight (Thursday), at the high school is as follows: Valse-Bluette ................ Richard Dr,go Hungarian Dance No. 5 ........ Brahms Avalon High School Orchestra Miss Lois Elliot,, Director Invocation ........ Rex. John B. Toomay Nightfall (ar. from Liebestraum ...................................... : ................. Liszt To a Wild Rose .................... *IcDowell Avalon High School Girls' Glee Club Miss Lois Elliott, Director Spring Song of the Robin Wolnan (from the American opera "Shanewis") ........................ Cadman Boat Song ........................ Harriet Ware The Sleep That Flits in Baby's Eyes .................................. Carpenter Mrs. E. N. Layfield Mrs. R. V. Baker, Accompanist Address, "The Long Beach School Program", Mr. H. S. Upjohn, Su- perintendent of the Long Beach Schools. This meeting is open to the public, and all citizens are invited to attend. Those desiring transportation are in- formed that a bus will leave Crescent and Sumner at 7:20 p.m. MUMPS ARE HEREABOUTS Mrs. C. L. Sullivan, County Health Nurse, reports that owing to the fact that there are several cases of mumps among the school children, a request is made to parents to watch their chil- dren for symptoms of nmmps and re- port the saute immediately. Mrs. Sul- livan states that she will be pleased to visit any home in Avalon and give advice regarding thetreatment and care of the children. The County Health Department au- thorities also require that all children having nmmps be excluded from con- tacting those who have not had the aihnent, and also that children who have not had the aihnent, but who re- side with the family, be excluded at the same time. Mumps is not a quarantinable disease; but it is impor- tant for the parents to cooperate with the health authorities so the children will not suffer through negligence and lack of attention. -- :O:-- P.-T. A. The Avalon Parent-Teacher Associ- ation held its regular meeting Wed- nesday afternoon, February 28 in the library of the school. A very enjoy- able program was given, the guests of honor being members of the Long Beach P.-T. A. Council. Mrs. John Toclnay, program chair- man, introduced the guests and each spoke a few minutes on the work be- ing done in Long Beach Association. Mrs. Howard Rank,n, president of Long Beach Council, Mrs. Oscar Hus- ton, Mrs. Sue Loom,s, Mrs. C. M. Chapman, Mrs. Harold Oliver, Mrs. Stephen Skinner and Airs. R. E. My- ers were the guests. After several selections bv the Women's Chorus, under the direction of Mrs. E. N. Layfield, Mrs. Noble, Founders' Day chairman, cut the love- ly birthday cake and a social hour fol- lowed. All lnembers are urged to be pres- ent Thursday evening, March 8th, at 7:10 o'clock for a short business meet- ing and election of officers for the coming year, followed by the special program honoring Mr. Ui~john, Super- intendent of Long Beach Schools. GIRL SCOUTS On February 27 at 7 o'clock the Girl Scouts met at the Congregational Church. After some songs and the flag salute, Dorothy Renfro took charge of the meeting. The minutes of the last meeting were read and ap- proved, and the roll call was taken. A short business meeting was held, after which the troop divided into different .groups to study on tests. The meet- mg was adjourned with Taps and the full salute. Alice Lee Heywood, Scribe. FRIENDS URGE VOTERS ACCEPT NOMINATIONS Registered voters for the Avalon City election scheduled for April 9th total 739, Mrs. Edith McKay, City Clerk, announced last Monday. The two precincts. No. 1, 423 votes, and No. g, 310 votes, have been consoli- dated and all voters desiring to par- tic,pate in the election, will vote at the City Hall. The polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. The last day for filing nomination papers for the office of cxty council ,s at noon, March 20. Three candidates are to be elected, two for four-year ternls and one for a two-year terln. The City Clerk states that several nomination blanks have been request- ed by prospective candidates, but none of the nominations for the four-year term have yet been filed. " Friends of Mayor F. M. Paulson are urging him to accept the nomina- tion for re-election, and the support- ers of L. C. Candall are confident that 'he will be elected if he accepts the nolnination. For the two-year term, S. M. Hath- away, present incumbent, filed his nolnination paper Tuesday, March 7. DANCING Jan Garber's Orchestra at Santa Cat- atina Island This Summer By Dancefan In answer to the many questions about tlae nmsic at the Casino Ball- roonl [.his sun,n,er : Jan Garber and his Orchestra, now in Chicago, alternating with the fam- ous Wayne King, at the Trianon and Aragon ballrooms, the largest and most beautiful ballrooms in Chicago. Jan Garber and his orchestra can be heard every Sunday at 12:30 noon, on a National Broadcast over KFI. He is known as the "Idol of the Air Waves ', and the band is called the Yeastfoamers, as they play on the Yeas,foam program. Get an earfull this Sunday. Let's know how you like them. What ~:~-nd of music do you like. Address DANCEFAN, Care Cata- lina Islander. ENCORES : (Chicago Cubs and newspaper men please note). They tell me that Dr. "Andy" Lot- shaw has openly challenged all mem- bers ~f the Cubs' party for a Waltz Contest. How about it? Kiki Cuy- ler, arc you in shape? Do you know that back in 1926 "Guy" Lombardc and his Royal Cana- dians left Cleveland for Chicago an unknown band, and opened at the old Cranada Care at 08th and Cottage Grove Avelmc ? His first bid for fame on the air was over station W:BBM. Then it canle to be nationally known on the Win. Wrigley Jr. Gum pro.- gram. -- :o;-- W. C. T. U. At the nleeting held Tuesday the melnbers of the Avalon W. C. T. U. were jubilant ~.:ver the good news that Mrs. K. Morris Cleaves, talented speaker, reader and singer whose spir- ituality has made her State director of W. C. T. U. evangelistic work, is to be in Avalon Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. The Union is inaking preparations for.three meet- tugs, of which Mrs. Cleaves will be the leader. Monday at 2:30 a recep- tion will be held in the Congregational Social Hall, with Mrs. Cleaves as honor guest. The members will act as a committee of the whole to give pub- licity to the same. Several items were read from pa- lwrs showing the deplorable fact that alcoholic candies and ice cream are being given to children. Mrs. Winnie MacLean read an item proving that beer is pretty re:ugh on rats, and sug- gested that rat-flavored beer must be rough on consumers.. The public is urged to avail itself of the opportunity to 'hear Mrs. Cleaves next week. Is that your coat or mine ? Ask the Chief. AVALON THEATRE Free Transportation to First Show on Rainy Nights Prices: Loges, 40c; Gen. Children under 12 years Thursday, March 8---"Once ery We:nan", featuring Fay Ralph Bellamy. The story a young nurse in charge of in a large hospital. How the many of the patients in her W a affected by her own affairs ts pingly presented and makes for erful, humau drama; Clark Culloch in a comedy, "Hey. Nanny" and a Screen Friday, March 9--"Search F~ ty" with Buster Crabbe, Ida Toby Wing, James Gleason ert Armstrong. This picture result of Paralnount's I~eauty contest which bought ners from the United States Australia and New Zealand. logue and continuity are bright and there are plenty also Sterling Holloway Roach in a comedy, "Meeting and a News Reel. Saturday, March 10--"Six of with Burns and Allen, W'. Allison Skipworth, Mary Charles Ruggles. Briefly it troubles of a happily who attempt to take a second ,noon in a cross country But things begin to happen :nent they take Burns and as passengers and by the tir~e get to W. C. Fields and Alliso~ worth, they're all "Nutty"; a "A Trifle Backward", a Novelty,. of \:ienna", and a Goofytone reel. Sunday, March ll--'Tve Number", featuring Joan Pat O't?.rien, Glenda Farrell gone Pallette. The romantic man elemeuts that lie behind eration of the gigantic tern of the country are this fast, exciting and fest; a Mefftone Musical SeaO'; a News .Adventure the Fashions" and a Monday, March 12--Donald Genevieve Tobin and Hardie in "The Ninth Guest". The pil a screen adaptation of the Broadway stage success of the name, which hung u.p . a mystery dramas by two years in New York. Jal son in a comedy, "Pie For a Fable cartoon, "Sinister Stu Tuesday, March 13--"His Life" with Roland Young and Gish. All amusing romantic concerning the adventures of artistic genius, who is anxious publicity. This causes him to his own funeral, marry th woman, and nearly results ,n term for imllersonation of tintyt~e mwelty, "Slander's Mickey Mouse contedy, and a reel. Wednesday, March ister" with Colleen Moore ander Kirkland, a cleverly wriV intelligent satire on Park pomp, gorgeously mounted background of fashionable Ethel Waters in a short "Bubbling Over", and a Magic travelogue, "Outpost of France' COOKED F(~OD SALI~ The ladies of the Aid Soct preparing for at, other sale in the Atwater Arcade on day, COlmnencing about 10:30 forenoon. They would be receive any further donations the sale from friends who ready have signified that help. Mesdames Greene, and MacKay will be in