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MARCH 23, 1939 PAGE SEVEN ally rs. Everett Gea~land in Los Angeles, Monday. rs. "Boots" Warner spent metropolis of the South- this week. interesting news not readthe High pages. -----___._ Harris, daughter of gone to Chicago for or more. one of Ava- ers, was noted at the on Friday. She Earle Pollok. Gene Burdette. Mr. Wells Gilles- Olson- and W. Sunday from the agent for the Union Pa- accompanied by Mrs. tg their first trip to Island this week. ~We enjoy it. ----.-.___. Fitzgerald, a former was a guest last Mrs. Ralph Ellison. a Past President of 137. Aid and Missionary So- tomorrow, Friday, church, with a bur- p.m.. 35 cents. Mrs. as charge of the pro- t Mr. and Mrs. D. M. the effect that they had on their way to Hon- ey enjoyed meeting e on the Hawaiian Anthony is recuperat- aner from an opera- Bussey and Stra- aends are joining in a for her complete and , ; .--._.___ nd passengers on Sunday after- .a,and Mrs. Will J. Bow- lton. Mrs. Betty.Cran- Mackey and daugh- Blanche, Charles Car-, mother of one of the Island School been ill for some Hospital, was to visit her son. She mainland home Friday k of Los Angeles, a ngeles Parlor, Native West, was in Ava- having come of America basket- played a couple of at the Catalina ~r Boys, Each won a ----_.__ _ rathearn of Hollywood t the Catalina Hospital e .reports Eddie Harri- improved. His high gone down, and it is general condition will the intense mOther and sister, and Boles returned Mon- visit with her a, in the Hawaiian wishes to convey and good wishes to all their ~valon. They hope to: of visiting-us all in MASONIC DOINGS The entertainment and refreshments provided under the direction of Junior Warden John W. R. Windle on Tues- day evening, March 14, will long be remembered by those present. The excellent local pictures shown by Her- bert Bathe and Lawrence Burkitt and the illustrated travelogue by Archi- bald Laurance were all interesting and well appreciated. The chicken dinner served Tuesday evening in the Lodge dining room by Chef John Thor of the Acme Cafe. was thoroughly enjoyed by the fifty or more members of Catalina Island Lodge No. 524( who partook of the same. Following the dinner the Degree of Master Mason was conferred upon a waiting candidate by Past Masters ot the .Lodge, who occupied the several statmns. It was an interesting occa- sion, and enjoyed by all present. -O Mrs. W. D. Burnham sailed for the mainland on Monday's steamer. Mrs. Bent of Sumner avenue went to Los Angeles on Sunday, expecting to be absent a couple of weeks. Mrs. Eva Petrocelli of Chicago, is spending a month or more in Avalon, as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Canli. Sam Jepperson and K. Robinson, connected with the Catalina: Island School for Boys, .sailed north Friday evening. Phil Allen, old-time Avalon resident, came over Tuesday to attend the lo- cal Masonic Lodge, of which he is a Past Master. We understand that Mrs ~2. Taylor, who has been a resident o.P Avalon for inany years, ]s about to leave, to re- side with Mrs. J. J. Peckham in Los At~geles. Mr. and Airs. George Hoffinger re- turned from Los Angeles on Tuesday, after having spent the winter there. They will soon be opening their Cata- lina Cafe. 'Mr. and-Mrs. Alva Turner spent the week-cud here vxsiting Mrs, 'Furner's mother, Mrs. E. Harrison, and brother Eddie Harrison, who is confined in the Catalina Hospital. "Pop" Reynolds has given tip his Ukie st~ind in E1 Encanto and isnow devoting himself to manufacturing these interesting little Island memen- toes by the wholesale. Mrs. Geraldin~ Ward has taken over the FA Encanto stand. Other local stores will also sell the Ukies. M. J. Capolungo and his twin bro- thers, we are informed, have severed their connection with the steamers of the W. T. Co. "Mike" (as he was lo- cally known), had been with the Com- pany some fifteen years. Quite natur- ally, he and his brothers will be miss- ed by their many acquaintances. Mrs. O. J. Clark, of Redondo Beach, was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Steveus, last week. Mrs. Clark is Publicity Chairman for Redondo Unit 184, A. L.A. Mrs. Clark had the pleasure of being a member of the de- gree staff which initiated and institut- ed the Catalina Island Unit No. 137 ten years ago. Mrs. Josephine Baxter returned last week from one of her many cross- channel trips to Los Angeles. Almost a pioneer of that city, she was instru- mental in bringing others of her rela- tives to the west coast and all have proved to be responsible established Californians. Her son, Harry Baxter, is with the musical instruments store of Baxter-Northrup in Los Angeles. THE ISLANDER ADLETS A careful reading of these Adlets will reveal bargains that otherwise you might mitt. RATEB--10 cent, per line Wanted---Woman to share small scenic home with business woman liv- ing alone, in exchange for services of keeping house in order and getting meals. No salary. Address Box 1288. 9. ADLET For Salo--Sunset Apts., also 236 ~N. Whittley. Box 1366, Avalon. 12. AOl lrT Public Stenoto'~her--- Reasonable rates. Phone 167-J. ADULT Catalina Island will give you the "rest of your life"--in whichever sense you choose to take it. WINTER SPORT PROGRAM CLOSES MIDNIGHT, APRIL 14 The Winter Sport Program is rounding into the stretch and competi- tion is keen. Among the men, Van Thompson is in front by a nose with 110; Bud Mason in place with 107, and Jack Windle closes fast with 84. Here comes Malicious! Among the girls, Daisy Shaw leads with 100; Mrs. Car- son second with 93. In individual sports, the following are leaders: Dubby Davidson, bowling. Dora Williams, bowling. Jack Windle, golf. Mrs. Ca~'son, gdlf. " ........ Van Thompson, pitch and putt. :. Hulda Eichelberger, pitch and ~?utt. Van Thompson, badminton..i ", Daisy Shaw, badminton. Henry Thompson, small arms. Gloria Guirasich, small arms. Paul Smith, tennis. .: . Alice Smith, tennis. Van Thompson, horsemanship. Joan Johnson, horsemanship. J. F. Parkins, bridge. Mrs. Gallagher, bridge. The s/,throughout the competi- tion hasr been excellent afid the com- mittee in charge feels that the play has added much to the winter season. OC- casion of presentation of prizes will be announced later. ~*3-----~ PROPERTY IMPROVEMENT '~ LOANS Federal Housing Administration leg- islation encourages the repair and im= provement of property: Homes, farm and business buildings. Many families may now enjoy greater home comfort on their income .. maintain the value of their property . . . or pave the way for better returns on their investment. These loans nmst be used to make improvenmnts to the property itself-- not to buy or install machinery or equipment. (Loans up to $2,500 are available for new construction under certain conditions.) Advantages to the borrower are: Low financing cost.., long repay- men* term.., and convenient pay- ments suited to the borrower's means. Manager W. J. Laurin of the local bank will be glad to give you further information if you are interested. 'O THE AVACONLAY CLUB CONDUCTS EVENING SERVICE Sunday evening the Avaconlay Club of the Community Church conducted the service, and very creditably, too. Mrs. Maude Gilbert had charge of the service and made the annotmce- ments. Lawrence Buckner read the Scrip- ture lessons and connnents thereon. The choir sang an anthem. Several hymns were sung by the congregation. The following members of the Club united in a song number: Betty E1- lington, Beulah Franklin, Mary Burns, Lillian Smith, Bertha Eber, B. Sisson, Kate Mappin, L. Edwards, R. MeRae, R. Maxwell, M. Chellberg and Ida Williams. Several good voices were audible among the young ladies. Pimao Tuning--Please leave Orders at the office of this paper. W.H. Kimball-H. G. Millier. (Guaranteed service.) 1L Aot.E'r DO you know that it is possible for you to add interest to the personal columns ? ADLET For Sale, to Settle E,tmt~--Good in- come property, Glidden Bungalows; 7/8 of acre. Terms. See Mrs. Ralph Glidden or phone 474 for interview. 6tf. RIVIERA THEATRE for Winter Sza~ Matinee Every Sunday, 2 P.M. Any Seat, 25---~hildren IS Evening Shows--- 7:15 and 9:05 P.M. Any Seat 3Sc---Children lfM: THURSDAY, MARCH 23 "OFF THE RECORD" Pat O'Brien Joan Biondeil A reporter exposes a vicious racket, but to her dismay the boss is freed, while two of his young employees are imprisoned. She makes herself re- sponsible for the younger of these and reclaims him for society. ALSO--Se- lected Short Subjects. FRIDAY, MARCH 24 "TOM SAWYER, DETECTIVE" Billy Cook Donald O'Connor A good detective story in true Mark Twain style, with a carefully selected cast, all of whom give a good account of themselves. ADDb2D--The 8th epi- sode of the Coast Guard Serial, a col- or Cartoon and News. SATURDAY, MARCH 2.5 "IF l WERE KING" Ronald Colman Basil "Rathbone A beautiful cinema production of Jus- tin Huntly McCarthy's swashbuckling tale about the engaging poet and vit. lain, who is charmingly portrayed by Ronakt Cohnan. ALSO Selected Short Subjects. SUNDAY & MONDAY, MAR. ~-T/ "THE BEACHCOMBER" Charles Laughton Elsa Lancaster William Somerset Maugham's realistic and somewhat sinister narrative of the life of a derelict on one of the Pacific Islands affords Charles Laughton an opportunity for a superb character portrayal. ALSO a Color Cartoon and News. TUESDAY, MARCH 28 "CAMPUS CONFESS IONS" Betty Grable Eleanore Whitney The production is a pleasant comedy with music presenting college life and campus spirit in a lively manner, ade- quately acted and directed. ALSO--a Comedy, Pictorial and News. WED. & THUR., MARCH 29-30 "PARIS HONEYMOON" Bing Cro~hy Franciska Gaal Attractive scenes, lavish settings and pleasant nmsic provide the background of an interesting story in which a cowboy millionaire, an heiress and a French peasant maid untangle their complicated love affairs. ADDED-- Novelty and Cartoon. ~---~-.o -------- There is a bill before the State leg- islature which, if adopted, will serve to reduce the number of accidents re- sulting from the careless use of fire- works on the Fourth of July--and at other times. It is Senate Bill No. 6 and Assembly Bill No. 475. Ask your Assemblyman to vote for it. Keep Aval0u a clean town.