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MARCH 31, 1938 Socially Mrs. Gus Wiseman have re- their mainland trip. La and Mrs. Tad Gray returned last week. Mackey and Miss spent the week-end on Mrs. I). M. Renton were arrivals on Friday's south- Gasser and Pat Caskey returning Avalon residents Steamer Friday. sailed north one day en route to Pasadena to days with his family. Macdonell of the Ar- Shop. returned Friday ss trip on the continent. Jump paid Avalon a brief only remaining between and departure of the cross- steamer. boarding the S. S. Cat- ke day last week were Pard Eddie Rinehart, Miss Vir- and Mrs. Walsh. and Peggy Wright left Fri- on their way to Vanita, to spend the Easter vaca- ir parents, Mr. and Mrs. .nd Mrs. Frank Sanborn, from of Mexico, were among the Thursday last, and are oc- r Avalon residence. Scott was noted heading for ~er last week, looking like he in trouble of some kind, as a blood-stained hand- However, it was serious--he had cut himself a taking a hurried shave. manager of the Cat- for Boys, together of the staff and some went to the mainland on as the boys were to have a game with those of a school Santa Catalina Island visit- Week were a party of young a(1 gentlemen between fifty and number, belonging to the Society of the Whittier School. They appeared to enjoy their trip. !n mind the Avalon city elec- De held on Tuesday, April 12, members of the Aval'on City to be chosen. The nomi- W. Crandall, incuga- C. Hoover, incumbent, and one, real estate agent. ation has been received at the Catalina Islander had mention the death of Robert 25, the son of Mr. and es Woodson, who passed in Los Angeles. Mr. Woodson were residents of a nu6aber of years, Mr. employed by the San- Company. Robert the Avalon schools 1923, to June, 1931, when to the mainland. iil}r~bbbi .~,dgar F.--~agnin of the Wil- th ~mevard Temple, Los Angeles, .%ry')Swife, daughter Mae and son th ~I uew over last week to visit eta s rs. Amelia Kingsbaker, who has e t, Pending three pleasant weeks at Alfr~d~l St. Catherine, with her son, *tll "* ~ a " " : tl Li' "" nd two of her meces, Juha ~s~ ~ty Sunderland. Mr. Kingsbaker ; e Uer of the long-established ~s ^" ~mgsbaker Brothers Co., of ~X:geles. He has spent every .':.%tatr~Of his visit on the Catalina ' ast;^ y Elub links, and is very enthu- "~ Over the beauties of the place. ng Chas. E. Nickles of the Catalina Ho. tel is spending a few days in Los An- geles. Haveyou read Mr. Dillon's story of his trip to Santa Catalina Island by plane ? P. K. Wtrigley and party and Harry Slaugh were among steamer arrivals Saturday. Dr. J. H. Strathearne of Hollywood was a week-end visitor at the Cata- lina Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. A. Peters of St. Paul, Minn., were the recent guests of Mr,.. L. Cairns, on Deseanso avenue. Did you listen in last evening to Scattergood Baines talk about Avalon and some of its business houses ? Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Eccleston sailed for the mainland Saturday of last week in preparation for Easter. The University of California at Ber- keley has been celebrating its seven- tieth charter anniversary during the month of March. Arrivals from the mainland Sunday included S. J. Ryan and wife, "Heavy" Martin and wife, F. B. LeVitt, "Tiny" Piper and wife, Paul Gibson, and J. R. Dodge. Among steamer arrivals Monday were Parlane Reid, Sr., accompanied by his daughter-in-law and child; Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Concienne, Mrs. Theo- dore Sierks and Sid Zeldin. Nearly a dozen new delivery trucks have arrived in Avalon for local use. We understand that Louie Crow, presi- dent of the Catalina Business Men's Association, owns one of them. Saturday's arrivals by steamer in- cluded H. Yale McWane and family, Miss Katherine Moore, "Boots" War- ner, "Mickey" Ahern, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Burnham and Earl Hite. Visitors in Avalori include T. D. A. Cockrell, Professor Emeritus of Zool- ogy at the Universityof Colorado, Denver, and his wife, Mrs. W.P. Cockerell. They are guests at the Hermosa Hotel. Complaints ha~;'e been made that some petty thieving is being done at the Avalon Cemetery. Vases and oth- er small articles have been taken by persons not the owners thereof. A close watch may detect who the. "small" person may be. Pete Lubetich went over to the mainland on Tuesday, a sad man. He was on his way to attend the funeral of one of his best friends--ma:cbe the last of those of years ago whom he had on the mainland. He has the sym- pathy of his Avalon friends. J. W. Taylor Jr., Joe Guion, A. M. Gasser, F. M. Fresco, David M. Ren- ton, Earl Hite, Mrs. Don Alger, M)s. M. H. Cameron, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Aull, "Bill" Payne, and Mr. and Mrs. Orla C. Hoover, were among Avalon residents who visited the mainland during the past week. To the strains of "I Love You Truly", and amidst a shower of rice, Ernest Graham, a former Avalon school boy returned to his old home town with his bride, for a brief honey- moon. The very new Mrs. Graham was Miss Edna Weissert of Glendale, where they were married Friday by Rev. J. Whitcomb Brougher, Jr. Ava- lon friends wish the young couple much happiness. Rotary International will hold its meeting in San Francisco .Tune 19-24, 1938. Delegates will be present from mgny parts of the world.. It is report- ed the convention will gather in the Fox Theatre, just across the street from San Francisco's Civic Center. PAGE SEVEN THE ISLANDER ADLETS A careful reading of these Adlets will reveal bargains that otherwise you might miss. RATES--IO cents per line For Sale---Child's youth bed, in good condition. Apply 333 Claressa, or call Phone 415. 13. ADLETI For Salt~-Household furniture, rugs 9x12, baby buggy and bed. Phone 155. AOLETS For Rent.--Furn. Apt., 5 rms. and bath. Ralph Glidden, 114 Hill St. 10. Work Wtmted---Honest, dependable woman wants part time work mornings or evenings. P. O. Box 423. 11. A tM..I[TI For Sale----Modern stucco bungalow with garage. Sunshine Terrace. Phone 169. 10. AOLE'I S Insurance---See j. E. Mathewson, 319 Whittley. Phone 18 or 418-W. 44 TO STAMP OUT RABIES The State Department of Health, in order to stamp out "rabies" has or- dered a strict quarantine of dogs throughout California. Commencing April 5 it requires that every dog nlust be kept on the premises of its owner, either in an enclosed cage or paddock, or on a leash. If off the premises, under control by leash, whether inside or outside of an auto- mobile, and in charge of a person over 15 years of age. Violators are subject to misdemeanor charges, and in addi- tion to court charges and fines, a charge of $,2.50 for impoundment of pets, nmst be paid. Cooperation of all county officials and judges is asked in order to properly carry out the state quarantine. The above does not apply to Santa Catalina Island. ~-O-----------~ AMONG MASONS Stated Meeting of Catalina Island Lodge will be held next Tuesday even- ing, April 5th. All Master Masons are invited. -O NEW SHOPS OPEN Announcements will be found in our colunms today telling of the opening of two new business places in Avalon, in the premises on the corner of Cres- cent and Metropole avenues formerly occupied by Hines Grocery. On the corner is "Farnsworth's", an exclusive style shop, to be conducted by Mrs. Geo. C. Farnsworth, well known in Avalon for years past. Ladies will be especially interested in the new Easter styles which she Will show. The second, next on Metropole above Crescent will be known as Chap- man's Paint Store, operated by F. C. Chapman, comparatively new as a cit- izen of Avalon, but who has been com- ing here for pleasure from time to time. If you read his advertisement on page three you will learn something about the character of his wares. Another new ad in this paper is that of the Union Pacific Railroad on page five. Advertisements which have been changed this week include Taylor's, Farnsworth's, TheLittle Shop, the Bank, and Diffin's. ~O----------"------ TEACHER TAKES TRIP Miss Lillian Barr Hotchkiss of the local school staff received an invitation from her father and mother to accom- pany them on an extended trip to the Hawaiian Islands. Naturally, she se- cured leave of absence and accepted the invitation. On Monday she sailed for the mainland to join her parents and a cousin for the trip. Previously her teacher friends gave her a series of farewell parties. As she was about to step upon the gangplank of the S. S. Catalina a .courtly gentleman pre- sented the young lady with what ap- peared to be an elegant basket of flow- ers. A peek at the contents of the bffsketl however, revealed that some one was playing a joke upon the young lady, or--was afraid that she might become hungry on her journey--for it was filled with fresh vegetables of various colors. However, Miss Hutch- kiss knows how to take a joke, and we believe she will appreciate it. All her friends unite in wishing her a pleasant journey and a safe return. AVALON THEATRE Matinee Every Sunday 2 P. M. Any Seat 25c; Children Under 12, 15c Evening Shows -- 7:15 and 9:10 Any Seat 35c; Children Under 12, 15c Thursday, March 31--"Love is A Headache".Franchot Tone, Gladys George andMickey Rooney. Good dialogue, and comedy, with a story con- cerning an actress who wants a cer- tain role, with a newspaper columnist trying to prevent her from getting it. Also the latest in selected short sub- jects. Friday, April 1---"The Bad Man of Brimstone". Wallace Beery and Vir- ginia Bruce. Stirring, realistic melo- drama of the old West, well acted, with scenically beautiful background and fine photography in sepia. The 7th episode of the Radio patrol, a Univer- sal News, and an All Color Mickey Mouse Cartoon. Saturday, April 2--"The Barone~s and the Butler': William Powell, Anna- bella. Clever, sophisticated Continental comedy with humor and apt dialogue. The story of the efficient butler of a conservative Prime Minister who is elected to Parliament on the Progress- ive Socialist ticket. Also the latest in selected short subjects. Sunday & Monday, April 3-4--"R~- din City Revds". Jack Oakie, Bob Burns, Milton Berle, Victor Moore and Ann Miller. Good comedy, with plen- tiful music, good singing and 'dancing. The story of a song writer and his as- sistant, unable to sell their songs, make a living by selling a correspondence course m music. Also an Oswald Car- toon and the latest Fox News. Tuesday, April 5---"Scandal Street'.. Lew Ayres, Louise Campbell, Virginia Weidler and Roscoe Karns. The story revolves around malicious small-town gossipy characters, with a murder an- gIe neatly involved which holds the in- terest until the very last. Also an Os- wald Cartoon and Pathe News. IN AI)DITION--A MAJOR STUI)IO SURPRISE. FEATURE. Wednesday & Thursday, April 6-7-- "Wiso Girl". Miriam Hopkins, Ray. Milland and Walter Abel. GOOD. In line with the type of comedies that are now produced. A fast-moving comedy but underneath there is human appeal, awakened by the loveableness of two children. ADDED---the latest issue of March of Time and a Universal Car- toon. MARCH BIRTHDAYS This early spring month brings us the following whose birthdays come during March, so far as our records show. We congratulate them upon having passed another mile-stone in this interesting period called "Life". Likewise, we wish them "Many happy returns of the day." They are E. R. Abbott, Sheriff Euugene Biscailuz, R. R. Bradley, Miss Nola Brown, Cameron Budge, W. D. Burnham, Mrs. Ada M. Batho, Miss Maxine Carson, E.C. Henthorne, Hugh Hougham, M.L. James, A. L. Laurance, Donald LeVitt, Ralph Labrun, Percy Mackey, Bruce Hayes Moore, Miss Mary O'Leary, Al- bert Seileman, Hugh Stevenson, James F. Trout, Mrs. Myrtle E. Trout, Ro- sella Wharton, Albert J. Wilkinson, Ernest Windle, J. C. Wallace, Mrs. Ferol Stone.