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MARCH 14, 1935 PAGE SEVEN PERSONAL ham returned Saturday frequent trips to Pas- is now greeting his as they board the steam- ~eason is now being ob- close with Easter Sun- rs. S. E. Carpenter and were mainland vis- e week-end. noon steamer Mon- Lazar, Mrs. J. H. rnhauser. Mrs.'~scar E. Bailey and Spent the week-end on the returning home Monday. Ford of Des Moines, Win. K. Collins of the guests of Mrs. last week. unto you, Whosoever ~h: kingdom God shall in :: wise "-'Mark 10:15. nmble was one of the Is- .who journeyed north Catalina on Friday, on the continent. rt of Honor for Cata- of the Boy Scouts be held at the Cata- for Boys, at Camp ay 14th. ~aker, who is at present SUrgery department of Hospital in Los Ange- Saturday to Spend the with his. family. Alexander, who is now ~resentative of tile Cat- ~ttery Works, left Fri- trip; which covers Oregon, Wash- olumbia, Idah6, Utah [rs. C. W. Harris of Co- Saturday for a brief Mrs. E. P. McMil- Dry Goods estab- Will be remembered that ts formerly connected business house. ~.t the Community Con- last Sunday had at the morning service, Song from the lips of ortheutt, who, with her een staying in Avalon We understand they .'-7"--" missionary meeting of Society will be held (tomorrow) at 2 :esidence of Rev. and on Beacon is extended to present. Members will boxes", as they are at this meeting. paper we learn rs. James D. North, ed February 23rd at o' the Heather, Glen- their home on Santa Mrs. North is from iana, and Mr. North He is a graduate of Michigan. received of the sud- tday, March 3, from Mrs. J. H. Beesley. that her hus- some years in charge ta Island Country Club She also was the and his brothers, here. The relatives have the sympathy of the family in their HEAR YE! HEAR YE! Tile New Bride will appear next Wednesday night at the Riviera The- atre. March 20th, Wednesday even- lug---that is our date with the New Bride [ The New Bride ? Haven't you heard ? The New Bride is reason for so many things lately--puzzled expressions- raised eyebrows -- dubious onlookers -- dis- tracted directors -- excited players -- enthusiastic side-liners--- rehearsal after rehearsal encouraging and dis- couraging--as rehearsals go. The New Bride is the beginning-- the humble bow--the debut of the Catalina Community Players. The fine spirit that has been dis- played since this new organization came into being is excellent; extreme- ly encouraging. It promises fair wea- ther ahead! And now--the New Bride is to take form. Among those to appear in the cast, (and these are only a few from the ranks of the players), are: Jas. Arnold, Marjorie Bush, Billie Daly, Martha Daly, Leslie Grantier, Win. H aller, Arthur Hodson, Elizabeth MacLean, Mabel Thompson, and B. Richardson• Don't forget--next Wednesday, March 20th, 7:30 p.m. 35c admission (forgive us), Riviera Theatre. Bon Voyage, Community Players f ALL CATALINA IS IN THE "SHOW" BUSINESS The regular monthly meeting of the Avalon Pusiness Men held in the club- house of the Catalina Country Club last week, was well attended. Presi- dent Ralph M. Heywood in his genial manner, kept the program well in hand and on schedule. After the dinner, the speakers were D. R. Arnold, Nick Garcia, Jacob Al- bert, P. V. Reyes, F. M. Paulson, O. C. Hoover, Paul A. Hines, Oscar Grif- fith and Otis Shepherd. "W;e are all in the show business at Catalina," said Mr. Shepherd. "Our season will open May 18th, and we want to make Catalina the best 'floor show' on the Pacific Coast." After a discussion on the various • business signs, it was suggested that the local business men discontinue the use of neon signs for advertising pur- poses. A~aother banquet is scheduled for the month of April. LOW DOWN ABOUT TOWN By Harry D. Diffin The writer of this column has re-. ceived several requests for informa- tion as to who was the winner of the several golf leagues during tl~ win- ter's playing. The reason the winners were not announced is because there were two ties, and the sponsor seemed to be having some trouble in getting these four players together in the play-off. All four players are sharp-shooters, and courageous, but one fears there is a little angling for mental attitude as well as high and dry weather. Nevertheless, with proper persua- sion, I believe we can get the boys together some time in the near future, and at that time this column will give a complete list of winners, prizes of- fered and names of merchants who so kindly donated them. ---~'--- : O : -- FOOD SALE COMING The ladies of the Aid Society wish their friends to know that they will have another food sale on Saturday of next week--March 23rd, in the At- water Arcade. Remember, March 23. --:O1~ Mrs. Francis X. Quinn of Marion, Pa., was a recent visitor to Avalon. She expressed pleasure at having had an opportunity to visit the "Magic Isle". The rainfall last week amounted to 96 hundredths of an inch, making the total for the season to date 13,72 in- ches. Last year to date the rainfall was .9.62 inches. THE ISLANDER ADLETS A careful reading of these Adlets will reveal bargains that otherwise you might miss. RAT~.%--10 cents per line For Sale---12-ft. cedar and mahog- any, lap strake, yacht tender, skiff. Just refinished; in lst-class condition. Jack Schoolfield. Ph. 528-J, 218 Des- canso St. 11. ADLET't Take Notice--List your property with Cornelt Realty, 223 Sumner Ave. Either for sale or for rent. 11 Ar~I.,ETS Apts.--S10.00, 15.00, 16.00, 20.00, 22.50, Cozy Inn, 336 Metropole Ave. 2 ADI.~TB For Sale--Mathewson Cottages,17 units. P. O. Box 1366. " ' AI~kETS For Rent~Fur. Cottages and Apts, $12 to $i9 m0. Westbrook, 217 Sumner. For Sal~---Full size beds and springs $3 and $4; full sized mattress $2; re- frigerator $5, cot, 50c. mission table, $5, rocking chair, $3, Singer vacuum, new, $35. 237 Sumner. ll ADUZT8 Dressmaking--Smartest and latest models our specialty,~ Mxs. Hayes, 223 Sumner Ave. 11 AC)LETS Trade----Will trade 6-room furnished house, bath, garages, chicken house, in. Tujunga, Calif.,. for Avalon prop- erty. Address Box 1031. Avalon. 10-11. ADLIETS Public St~ographer ~ Reasonable rates. Phone 167-J or 500. 126 Sum- ner Ave. WHALE CAUGHT IN CHANNEL Passengers coming over on the steamship Catalina on Tuesday saw an unusual spectacle. One of the whale-hunting vessels was in the channel, and just about the time the steamer drew near a large whale was harpooned. The steamer was slowed up for a few moments that all :night have a chance to witness the unex- pected event. That would prove an unusual attraction if the whalers and the whales could reach an agreement to have such a bit of acting every day. AVACONLAY CLUB Mrs. Newberry and daughter Louise were hostesses to the Avaconlay Club on Monday evening, March llth. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Hallie La Neff, 340 Metrop01e avenue, March 25th, at 7:30 p.m. ~.__ : o : __~_~ Mrs. W. S. Williams. and daughter of Pebbly Beach have returned from a visit to the metropolis of the south- west. Captain and Mrs. Tad Gray left for the mainland Sunday. They expect to take a northern trip before return- ing to Avalon. City Attorney Frederick Baker, ac- companied by Mrs. Baker and their grandson, Fred Paul Baker, spent the week-end in Avalon. As the radio man says : "Well, well, well", Matt Laws showed his ebony face in Avalon again Tuesday noon, after being absent about a month. Albert Handly of the Bryson Apart- ments, Los Angeles, died February 23: Besides his widow he left a son, Col- onel Albert Jr., of Coronado, and a daughter, Marye B. Handly. Mrs. Handly and daughter, who have been living at their Sumner avenue resi- dence in Avalon, left with the ashes for Nashville, Tenn. They expect to return the last of March. Among the week-end visitors was Harold D. Carew, literary editor of the Pasadena Star-News, accompan- ied by Mrs. Carew. This was their first visit to Santa Catalina Island, and as is usually the case with visitors, they were charmed with the Island and with Avaloti. They anticipate coming again later in the season, and to make an extended stay. Watts L. Richmond of Buffalo, N. Y., paid us a rush visit on Saturday last, coming over on the noon steamer to say "Hello" and "Good-bye", as he left on the afternoon boat. After taking luncheon with A. C. Brode at his home on Maiden Lane, Sir Watts with P. West as guide, made a record round trip calling on many of his old Avalon friends; made a few purchases at the local stores, and was on his way to Long Beach. Sunday evening he boarded the Chief and was on his way to Buffalo. AVALON COMMUNITY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev. John B. Toomay, Minister. Sunday Services--.Chureh S c h o o 1, 9:00 a.m.; morning preaching service 10:30 a.m. Sunday's subjects are: • 10:30 a.m.- "Courage Inspiring Fear." 7:00 p.m.--"Triumph of Life". Mid-week meeting, Wednesday eve- ning at 7:30. The public is cordially invited to at- tend any or all of these services. -~--- : O : --------- W. C. T. U. ~rhe Avalon W. C. T. U. will meet at the home of Mrs. L. C. Waldman, 134 Whittley avenue, Tuesda.y at 2:30 p.m. ~n unusually attractive pro- gram is bcing arranged and one of the attractive features will be read- rags and songs by Mrs. Lucy Wash- ington. Members who have notpaid dues for 1935 are requested to do $o at this time, Friends of the cause will be honor guests. "-'------ : O : ------- Among Avalon residents who came home on the steamship Catalina on Saturday were Mrs. M. F. Fitzgerald, Miss Mary Conrad, "Squirrel" D'Arcy, and D. N. Alexander. The Misses M. Lee Traylor .and Frances Wells, who motored across country from Atlantic City, were ~mong the guests of the Mary Wil- liams Club last week. C. T.'Spencer and wife, of Ogden, Utah are here visiting with Mr. Spen- cer's cousin, Fire Chief C. E. Sulli- van. They have expressed their ap- preciation of the beauty and the cli- mate of Catalina. Harvey T. Woodruff of the Chicago Tribune, and his two daughters, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Seys last Monday. After luncheon at the Ho- tel St. Catherine, the visitors were personally conducted over the many points of interest by Mr. and Mrs. Seys. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Woolhiser and their two daughters Jean and Marion, all of Winnetka, Ill., who have been guests at the Hotel St. Catherine dur- ing the past two weeks, returned to the mainland Tuesday. Mr. Woolhis- er is City Manager for the city of Winnetka and during his stay in Av- alon made an exhaustive study of our local city government. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Dickenson re- turned home Tuesday, after roaming over a part of Southern California by automobile• They visited the desert country, went as far as the Hoover Da_:n, and traversed an interesting portion of Santa Barbara County. While on the trip they encountered snow, cold and wind. They appeared pleased to return to the warm sun- shine of" Santa Catalina Island.