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March 14, 1935

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PAGE EIGHT THE CATALINA ................ ...- . .. .. .-~-- cordially invited to all tn FRESH FISH EVF2RY MORNING ~ (Compiled from files of The Catalina --: :~:d~t Home Made Pie. and Pastries I Islander by Chas. It. Smith) theOnepeopleWay tOwhobecomelive in.r ~' al~sub | SEAL ROCK CAFE | Ten Year. Ago read the Catalina Islanue' lt~.~.=.~ ~ .~i~*.-----av,....,. ..... ~i~ From the Catalina Islander of now. - , March 11, 1925: ~ "o"--"~ -J ' rl C)') The first thing noted is a picture of Write to your CongreSs p,,nte j ~ 1[~ ~ ~: sonle notables with the Chicago CubsjWlSh til"e -'I'o~vnsend plan a( ~" A M A I in Avalon that year. Among them ~l! were Frank Smith, Chicago Tribune; l " 306 Crescent Ave. ~ William Vecck, then president of the {Spring & sort i Steaks, Chops, Sea Foods, Sl~Idl~r~cJles. . i Cubs ; Bill Hyes' Assciated Press ;1.' ~UIT~? Jack Purvis Knox, Chicago Examiner; Between Entrances to Steamer Pier i Joe Foley, Chicago Journal, and Har- ry Hochstadter, Chicago Post. ' H. S. Tregarthen had sold his inter- [ Ma it" JACK SCHOOLFIELD MARINE SERVICE I nicipaleStin tIlepier.Fish Market on'he MU- See rtW I 1 PHONE A SERV|C:E TO SEAMEN MARINE REPAIRS 1 Mackerel were rtmning. | ~,28-J ANCHORAGES | The death of Peter Gano, one of Catalina's pioneer settlers, was report- j ed from Pasadena. He was 85 ?,ears I I E v I' on the east side hillside, in 1888. It is V RY BANKING SER ICE 1,ow known as"Holly Hill House", and is owned by J. R. Giddings of Savings, Commercial, Trust, Drafts, Collections Pasadena. " a daughter. The young lady became I Resources Over $500,000,000 [ Brn-t Mr" and Mrs" J" M" Fx Im -[ ~E(IUI~IPI~r-]FlliSTI~TATIONAL ~ [rO BANK OF LOS ANGELES J t' (i2rt~iurtT/~u~CJ~e3r' Br:x~nsy buildingICarl W.Carson was busy ill his new ] ~~ [ - CATALINA ISLAND BRANCH | pluulbillg shop on Whittley avenue Tile rainfall to date had been 5,58 inches. [ W.J. Laurin, Manager ] Otto Guidiuger had returned home, SAFE DEPOSIT VAULTS [ after lying in a Los Angeles hospital for five months with a broken thigh. 0UR OWN EANING AT OUR OWN PLANT IN AVALON. Special attention given to Fine Silks and Linens--All ironed by hand. "A BOOST WILL HELP" ONE DAY SERVICE IF DESIRED In at 9 a. re.---Out by 5 p. m. 115 Phone Marlila 60 112 Avalon Blvd. WIIsMINGTON, CALIF. KWIK WAY VALVE GRINDING EZEL BRAKE TESTER TRU DRUM LATHE Agents for U. S. Tires, Willard Batteries and Union Gasoline Mickdy Ahern writes an interesting historv of mining activities on Santa Catalina Island, which was published in this issue. Charles H. Smith had shaved off his moustaches. The Avalon High School Annual re- ceived the title "The Torqua". It was a name suggested by John Fate. The pupils of Avalon high school, then held in the old casino building on Sugar Loaf Point, for the first time listened to the inaugural address of a President of the United States. H.S. Alexander made it possible. Ruth Sweney, then a senior in the Long Beach High, visited the Avalon high school. Twenty Years Ago From The Islander of March 16, 1915 : The Board of Directors of the Ava- lon Freeholders Improvement Associ- ation was composed of W. H. Gill, president; Tad Gray, vice president; E. E. Dye, secretary; W. H. Hevren, L. Casey, A. M. Jamison, T. M. Pol- hamus and J. H. Stamford. Mrs. E. Schiebusch, while ill, at- tempted to get up. She fell and broke one of her wrists. Mrs. J. Abacherli, a married daughter of Snohomish, TO OUII Customers for past Wh will continue to tailoring and to our usual high MARTIN Merchant Avalon TRUE HOSPITALITY AT (The Favorite in L~oa .~ SIXTH AT SFltll~t) Wash., came down to care for her. BEST BEDS Mrs. Sehiebusch was the mother of I Jack Schiebusch, then master me- BEST sERVICI chanic for the Santa Catalina Island Company. BEST LocATIOPI i Phone Richmond 6171 Private Ambulance | Baron Long and 5. 5. 5effries were Avalon visitors. IVY H. OVERHOLTZER IliC. / BEST aA F-U N ERAL DI R ECTOR / The first yellowtail of the season -- Barracuda were running. Ideal for the Busln~ o treet, at 18th ] _ was brought to gaff. Extra Convenient for the 1719 South Flower Captain Fred Ashbridge was build- Lady Attendant Los Angeles, CalJfnl~a | ing a launch on the mainland to en- j gage in searchlight trips at Catalina during the summer. IF INTERESTED IN AVALON SUBSCRIBE FOR THE ISLANDER WHY NOT spend a Month at Catalina Island? Une- qualled climate, good hotels, furnished houses at rates; stores, schools, churches; hiking, swimming, riding, fishing, gol|, tennis; 3 hours from Los Angeles; BUT--notice you do not perpetually have to dodge automobiles, either day or nimht. A safe place for children. Try it out for yourself. ) The Mary Williams Club presented a three-act comedy, entitled "How the Club Was Formed". They cleared $70, Mr. an(t M'rs. W. 5. Coupland of Nebraska were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J, H. Stamford. -- :o:---- Business is a game, and we are in it. It requires a terrific, unending energy to succeed. But the men who do big things are those who occasion- ally get away from the mass and find rest and recreation where the odor from the pines is perpetual, and where nature supplies everything in the way of health and healing that tired bodies demand.--Elbert Hubbard. If there is anyth;ng that ymll wish to sell or rent; or that you dos;re to secure, such as a house mr lc~t. ,~r a desirable business sffe. try an Adler on page 7 of The Catalina Islander,