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MAR. 18, 1931 PAGE SEVEN AND PERSONAL Crow spent a few week. ~nd~amily returned to Onady morning. of E1 Centro, spent brother, Pete Bur- MeClannahan was who visited 1he Week. F. B, LeVitt came on Sunday, re- Irown and daughter north on the on Friday. Horning was among aSsengers on the Friday morning. C. F. Sweney ~ and visited the mainland OVer Friday after- Mrs. Geo. Kirk and children ire- turned from the mainland t,n Friday. Mrs. Claude Walton and daughter visited mainland points last week. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Sprinkle sailed north on the "Avalon" Monday morn- ing. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Stamford ;Jnd daughter Janey May returned from the mainland Sunday noon. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Patrick were among the Avalonites who sailed for the mainland Monday morning. Mrs. W. H. Stone and daughter, Mrs. H.B. Packman, crossed the channel Friday, en route to Pasadena. CUBS HOT AFTER LEAGUE PENNANT Hole in One club re- a luncheon at the ,Six members were ts raising the house avenue up to and will make some in residence ocer his home on Maiden -~rtained Mrs: 'J. M. er brother, Mr. A. R. York, during his lea Club will hold a March 25th, There will hundred. A most ~s extended to every Mr. and Mrs. William Wrigley Jr. and party left for the mainland last week, en route to their Chi- cago home. Friday and Saturday Mr. Wrigley attended the exhibi- tion baseball games at Wrigley Field, Los Angeles, and seemed greatly pleaased with the condition of the Chicago Cubs. "The boys are in excellent shape," he said. "They are going to be enthusiastic contenders for the 1931 National League pennant. "We expect to return to Catalina as soon as possible," he added, with a hearty laugh. took his launch last week, to have He returned Sun- and daughter, over by steamer. 0f Los Angeles, accom- .-~-.- __ Captain and Mrs. Tad Gray crossed Mel Trotter arrived Tuesdaj, with the channel Frida3~ morning, bound Homer Hammontree, also Mr. Trot- for the metropolis of" the Pacific ter's brother-in-law. The three-men- Coast. in-a-boat intend staying for a time to enjoy Avalon and a rest after weeks Lawson Overman, district passengerof strenuous labor in Los Angeles. agent of the Southern Pacific Corn- Mr. Trotter, who comes from Grand puny, with headquarters at Long Rapids, Mich., and Mr. Hammontree Beach, was an Avalon visitor last are well known locally. During their week. stay they will be at the Tuna Club, Mr. Trotter being an associate mem- We understand that Geo. A. Cart- ber. man, a former Avalon resident, was to undergo a serious operation at the Methodist Hospital in Los Angeles on Monday. Everett Adargo captured a splendid specimen of starfish on Monday, which weighed over seven .pounds. It had a shellfish in its grasp, from which it had already sucked the meat. Judge John York came ow:r on Fri- day evening's steamer, and made the Tuna Club his headquarters. The Judge makes frequent trips to the Is- land,where he claims he get~ real r.est. A. H, Hemmy, editor and proprie- tor of the Hartford Times-Press, at Hartford, Wisconsin, visited Catalina Island last week. He was charmed with the place and said that he would have come sooner if he had realized what a lovely place it was, with such a fine elima'te. He said that he was coming again. THROWING "DIRT" A country editor hadsuggested that mother Mrs Winnie h'is readers tell him what kind of a ,Orange[ N. J.," recently - paper they wanted him to print. One lrt Avalon. This was of his correspondents wrote : "We larst visit to Catalinawant more 'dirt' about the political Was charmed with it. vice president of Came over on his pri- ao Ir' having Dr. aboard as his stay they took enjoy the 18-hole both Saturday returned h.ome singers at the Con- tonight (Wednes- for sale by the Young People's They wish to Put new lighting fix- lday School room. appreciated and crowd will be on. tn costume by pu- Gilmore will be. evening, March 19th, t the Villa Park Lob- situation." Wl~ereup0n the editor, in his effort to be charitable to the local politi- cians, penned the following: "A pol- itician will hate or love, help or hin- der, glorify or denounce any hmnan being according to whether such an act will yield him a pro]it .... Civili- zation has rid itself of czars, emper- ors and kings, but the professional politician is still in this town, a men- ace; and continues to ply his nefarious trade of getting his friends up to the ears in mud--so that he can extricate them .... A professional politician is a running mate'for the bootlegger, the gangster and the horse thief... Who wants to be the politician of this town ?"--Exchange. -~: 0 : m~- Lyric Written to Fit Tunt Hummel Over the Telephone When Florenz Ziegfeld's musical comedy "Smiles" was playing in Bos- ton, Vincent Youmans, the composer of the musical score, composed a new tune and sang the melody over long distance telephone wires to Ring Lardner in New York. Lardner hum- med the melody after him until he knew it, and three hours later dic- tated over the wire to Youmans in Boston the lyric for the song, 'tBe Good to Me," and the song was sung for the firsttime in the show that same night. __ : 0 : --,~-~-~. i'viodern child (seeing rainbow for the first time)--"What's it snpposed to advertise, dad ?"--Passing Show. The public is to attend. Those Virginia Stevens, Margaret Carpen- imford, Teddy Dun- Alice Lee Hey- Ceraldine A1- Patsy Hogg, Claudia Walton, Donald Carpenter, [rginia Feltrop, Mu- Peterson, Isabell .~y and Helene The American Legion and the La- dies' Auxiliary will have a joint social gathering this (Wednesday) evening at the Villa Park Lobby on Crescent avenue. Eats and entertainment. Comrades are uYged to attend and take the ladies with them. Jack Schiebusch was an Avalon vis- itor Friday, looking after matters at Boos Bros.' Cafeteria. We under- stand that the interior of the main dining room here is to be redecorated, and that an entirely new set of silver- ware will be installed. Congregational Church Notes By T. Hilton Ratcliffe, D. D. We~tnesday, March 18, 8 p.m., pro- gram in the church by the Piney Woods double male quartet. Don't miss this opportunity. Tickets may be obtained from Young People or at the door. Friday--Woman's Missionary meet- ing will be held at the home of Mrs. F, Newberry on Whittley. (Mite box opening) 2 p.m. Mrs. Dickenson has charge of the meeting.All ladies in- vited. Sunday, March 22-- 9:30--Church School. Classes for all. 10:30--Morning worship. Subject: "Spring Cleaning." 6:00 p.m.--Young People's Meeting, Leader, Miss Elizabeth MacLean. Subject: "My Favorite Poem.,' All high school students especially wel- come. 7:00 p.m.~Evening Worship. Sub- ject: "More Spring Cleaning." Knowing the host of friends who are inquiring after the health .of ~. S. Allen, we are glad to report an im- provement in his condition following a very serioius operation. Hc is in the Hollywood Hospital and Mrs, Al- len is staying near there, where she can be in constant touch .with the hospital. The news of a change for the better Was received on Sunday by Mrs. Wo o dma n, Mr. Allen's mother. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Oi Pierce and Mrs. E. W. Walker of Los Angeles were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ho- mer K. Reid this week-end. They thought the Island a beautiful spot. Captain and Mrs. W. H. Leisk left Sunday for a month's.vacation, which will largely be spent in the far north --at Vancouver, etc. THE ISLANDER ADLETS A, careful reading of these Adlets wise you will reveal many bargains that oth- might miss. RATES--10 cents per line For Sale--Furniture, by piece or the lot. Apply at Grocery Store. F. H. Ott. 11 ADUET8 For Sal~---Boy's bicycle, in good shape, only $18.00.. Call at Avalon Ra- dio and Electric Shop. 11 ADLETS SO YOU MAY KNOW Macbeth's Honey Kist Popcorn Crisp is becoming known the country over. I have sent it from coast to coast, and from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico, and everywhere it has proved the best. They all say it is delicious. Just received a fresh sup- ply of those famous Jumbo Peanuts. Macbeth, the Popcorn Man, at the Piggly Wiggly. If you don't 'trade with me we both lose money. 11 ADLE~ftt For Sal~-By owner, large cafe with fountain. For information ad- dress Box 235, Avalon. 10tf ADLET$ For Sale---Income property, close in. At a bargain. Write Box 1063, Avalon. AOLET~ Radio Setwice---Does your set need the radio doctor? Phone 61--Guion's reasonable and efficient radio service. ADLETS Work Wanted Wanted---work by day or month. Experienced in restaurantand hotel work. Phone 556. 10 Young Man wants work. Willing and experienced. Box 262, Avalon. t f Work Wanted--Young man, out of work and out of money, wants work. Unskilled. Box L, Islander office. 6tf Work Wanted---Young man, experi- enced worker, desiresemployment. Phone 96-R. 6p A Bargain ---Orthophonic Victrola and records. Apply 107 Sumner. 10tf. Radio Service---Sick tubes or faulty connections often 'spoil reception. We are equipped to find your trouble in short order. Phone 61, Guion's. 11 ADL E[TE~ Bird Seeds and supplies at Bird Park. Ask for Mrs. E. H. Lewis. 11-12 ~IDt.NTS For Rent--Small furnished apt. $20 per month by the year. 335 Metropole Ave. Phone 96-R. 11 ADLRTS Hemstitching -- At White House Apartments. 10tf ADL.ET$ For Rent--Five-room house, neatly furnished, including piano. Fine fire- place, sitz bath, hot and cold shower, cooler, refrigerator. Sleeping accom-. modations for six or seven. Two bed- rooms. A regular home place. Will rent until June 15th, or by the year. Apply to Chas. H. Smith, Islander of- flee. 7 ADLETS For Rent---Rooms and cottages by year, month or week. Mrs. Westbrook, 217 Sumner Ave. 34tf ADLKTg For Rent--Modern flats, hardwood floors, overstuffed living room set, tile bath, electric refrigeration, included in rent. Sleeps six persons. Apply Brown Bobble Cafe. 2tf. ADLETS For Sale----Lefavor's Place, 332 Met- ropole Ave. Large lot, 40x120, 5-rm I~mse on r,~ar 40, leaving front 40x80 clear to build income; 3 bedrooms and 20-ft. glassed sleeping porch. Bearing orange, lemon, tangerine, fig, peach, apricot and plum tr*es; others coming in. Roses, shrubbery and flower~;. A comfortable place, furnished as is. Etquity $4,000 mtge. $2,000. 12