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April 2, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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CATALINA ISLANDER PAGE THREE MEETING OF SCHOOL ASSOCIATION TUesday exening of last week Was a special meeting of the School Association at the At- Hotel, called to listen to talks L. Stephens, superintendent of Beach School District, and Wesley Lee, vice-presi- 0f the First District of Califor- of Mothers. was presided over by H. Stone, president of the speaking Miss Francis sang a couple of numbers in tSUal attractive style, with Mr. as accompanist on the piano. ~{. B. Dunkle, principal of the Schools, was introduced first, the present school site to accessibility, use, etc. r. Stephens was next introduced, yas very cordially received, this , his first appearance before an audience since Catalina Island a portion of the Long Beach district. His remarks were directed to portraying how par- ad friends of the school could le teachers and the children in work. duty of inculcating in children for their teachers and obedi- those in authority was strong- er another song by Miss Hewitt, Lee was introduced, and urged 'Valon School Association to be- a Parent-Teacher Association, iuted out some of the advan- might accrue therefrom. conclusion of Mrs. Lee's talk ~as SOme discussion of the pro- when a motion was carried to the matter to a committee, to at a later date. The chairman t ClothesDo Not blake the Man but they do help him to good impressions. There is satisfaction in al- Ways aPPearing well dressed. Suits made at City Prices. hlAi Ti N HALL AVtlon Merchant Tailor California appointed the following persons to act as such a connnittee: Mr. Carver, Mrs. Minney, Mrs. Shields and Mr. Dun- kle. Further discussion took place con- cerning the site for a high school building which Mr, Wrigley had pro- posed to present to the school de- partment, and also as to the future use of the present building, now oc- cupied by the eight grammar grades. Mr. Dunkle said that it was prob- able that from two to four grades would be continued in the present building on Whittley avenue, after the construction of the new building. Superintendent Stephens informed the audience that in addition to pres- enting the school district with a site for the new buihtiug, Mr. Wrigley had also offered to permit the use of the Chicago Cubs training field as a play- ground. He also said that there would be $50,000 available for use in the con- struction of the new building, in ac- cordance with the provisions of the bond issue carried by the voters in January. He assured the audience that it was the purpose of the Long Beach B~ard of Education to give Catalina a high school such as every boy and girl on the Island would be glad to attend; one of which both the citizens of Av- alon and Long Beach school district could feel proud. These announcements were received with applause. A motion was unanimously adopted instructing the secretary to express to Mr. Wrigley and the Santa Catalina Island Company, the thanks of the Avalon School Association for the generous offers made in the inlerest of the schools. A motion was also adopted extend- ing a vote of thanks to Mr. Stephens anti Mrs. Lee, the speakers of the evening; to Miss Hewitt for her sing- ing, and to the Avalon Transfer Com- pany for courtesies rendered. The association then adjourned, to meet in regular session on the second Tuesday in April, the 8th. NOTICE Owners of dogs, cats anti other do- mesticated animals in Avalon are re- quested to prevent such animals fl'om leaving the city limits and going out on the trails toward Middle Rancb. As yet no disease has reached the Cat- alina Island sheep and cattle, and every effort is being made at the ranch to prevent the disease from starting. The county officers have or- ders to shoot such dogs and cats as may be found on the trails outside the city limits. At the present time the disease among the cattle of the mainland is at a critical stage, and the county and state officers are doing everything in their power to keep it from spreading. The sheep and cattle at the ranch arc under a special guard, and every Av- alonite is requested to obey the orders issued from the county and state de- partments for the prevention of the disastrous disease. An elaborate banquet was served to the members of the volunteer fire de- partment last evening at the Hotel St. Catherine. Among the fire-fighters who enjoyed the occasion were Xlessrs. Alexander, J.Windle, VanMarter, Hol- mes, Crowton, Davis, Roadhouse, Sam Rinehart, Daley, Ed Rinehart, Moore, Shumaker, Pickering and Fire Mar- shal James J. Bates. LET FANCY LEAD YOU By Harriet A. Waldman Come one, come all--if fanled for honesty-- And see the wondrous beauty of the Isle That stands so firmly, yet so placidly, Above the depths that seldom rile; Let Fancy lead you where-so-e'er she will, In caves, or o'er the ledges broad and steep, Nor may she fail to let you see her skill As you behold the life within the deep. March 21, 1924, WAITING By John Burroughs Serene, I fold nay hands and wait, Nor care for wind, nor tide, nor sea. I rave no more 'gainst time or fate, For what is mine shall come to me. I stay my haste, I make delays, For what avails this eager pace ? ] stand amid the eternal ways, And what is mine shall know nay face. Asleep, awake, by night or day-- The friends I seek are seeking me. No wind can turn my bark astray, Nor change the title of destiny. What matter, if I stand alone ? I hail with joy the coming 3,ears. My heart shall read where it has sown, And garner up the fruits of tears. The waters know" their own, and draw The brook that springs in ygnder height. So flows the good with equal law Unto the soul of pure delight. The stars come nightly to the sky, The tidal wave unto the sea. Nor time, nor space, nor deep, nor high, Can keep my own away from me. --From Psychology Magazine. SUMNER AVENUE ATWATER HOTEL BLDG. EVERYTHING IN THE BAKERY LINE INCLUDING-- White Bread Genuine French Bread Graham Bread Rye Bread Health Bran Bread Vienna Loaf Bread VARIOUS KINDS OF CAKES DELICIOUS PIES DOUGHNUTS FRENCH COFFEE CAKES FRENCH PASTRY, ETC. A CHOICE VARIETY OF MEATS FRESH VEGETABLES AND FRUITS CANNED GOODS, DRIED FRUITS, ETC. GROCERIES FOR EVERYBODY il6 Catalina Avenue Phone 31 FREE DELIVERY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AYALON REAL ESTATE GET IN TOUCH WITH A. L. LAURANCE WITH SANTA CATALINA ISLAND CO. AVALON. CALIFORNIA