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April 8, 1954

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THE ISLANDER Thursday, April 8, 1954 REALITY OF DISEASE AND DEATH CHALLENGED !' :: United Gets Six-Mile-A-Minute Planes Church Services i -- t How sickness and sin may be overcome through prayer, bringing one into accord with the truth of God and man will be the topic of Christian Science services Sunday. "Are Sin, Disease, and Death Real?" is the subject Of the Lesson- Sermon. Selections to be read from the Bible include the account [Matt. ) of Christ Jesus' raising of Jai- rus' daughter from the dead. his restoring of sight to the two blind men, and his healing of the "dumb man possessed with a devil." From "Science-and Health with ST. CATHERINE'S CHURCH Pastor, Fr. John J. Wehmhoefer Canyon Terrace Phone 192 Sunday Mass: 7 and 10 a.m. Week Day Mass: 7 a.m. Confessions Saturdays: 4:00 to 6:00 7:30 to 9:00 Sacred Heart Novena every Friday Night at 7:30 AVALON COMMUNITY CHURCH (Congregational) Arthur W. Felkley 9:45 A. M, Church School 11:00 A. M. Worship and sermon Key to the Scriptures" by Mary CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY Baker Eddy the} following passages Church Edifice209 E. Whittley will be read: Sunday Servicers 11:00 A. M. "J~us strips all disguise from " Sunday SchooI'~:30 A. M. }. elwo~when his teachings are :fully Wednesday Evening~ervices 8:00 understood. By parable and argu- The public is cordially invited to i-~:: merit he explains the impossibility attend these services. of good producing evil; and he also scientifically demonstrates t h i s great fact, proving by what are @ rongly called miracles, that sin, sickness, and death are beliefs-- illusive errors--which he could and (p. 343). Golden Text is from Jere. '~Ieal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise" (17: 14). SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST 9:30 A. M. Saturday Sabbath School, Whitney Chapel of the Community Church. OF LOCAL NOTE Just about everyone in town was happy to see Father John J. Pren- nan this week. He is here until Friday seeing his many friends. Father Brennan is presently located in Culver City. FIRST OF TWENTY-FIVE -- W. A. ~?atterson, president of United Air Lines, accepts first DC-7 Mainliner from Donald W. Douglas, president of Douglas Aircraft Company at cere- monies held recently at the Douglas plant. The new airliner which travels at a speed of six.miles a minute will be put into transcontinental service by June first~ ALONG THE llmllllr' u mm lm"""',tlll WATER FRONT !I . lllt!!ll!i!lil + o+ + .lIllll FRAN #SgO By "Diffie by the Sea" 3V+ hrs. 6 hrs. PD Y AnDI 5V, J hrs. Your choice of luxurious DC-6 Mainllners or economical air tourist service from Los An- geles; connecting Malnliners from Avalon. DID YOU KNOW?: THAT this is Red Cross Month in Avalon? Volunteer will call at your home, and will greet you upon the street. Be kind and give what you can afford. THAT when you give to the Red Cross you are helping an organi. zation that helps in the time of dis- aster; that helps when one needs blood; that gives to others what you give to them when they are in need of help, UNITED AIR LINES COMPARE THE ~ARE AND YOU'LL 00 BY AIR AT END OF PLEASURE PIER Friday's Special--Fillet of Sandabs F,Fish Daily re sh , FRESH CRABS. JUMBO WHITE SHRIMP, loose. SPECIAL JUMBO WHITE SHRIMP (5 lb. carton, $1.0 lb.) SWORDFISH STEAKS (Boneless) Special, 90c lb. ABALONE STEAKS. We need no geiger counters for our fish ! SHRIMP MAY BE THAWED OUT AND REFROZEN IN SMALL PACKAGES.-- Ask for Information.' Open Daily From 1:00 to 5:00 P. M. Sunday From 9:00 A. M.' to 3:30 P. M. -- Closed Mondays. THAT you should be sure to take a look in the Arcade window for the display of Red Cross Awards for this year. Included is a 53 piece dinner set; three piece traveling set for the ladies~ hand bag for the gentleman, and a combination waffle and grill iron for the home. THAT Oce Abbott Jr. has kindly given his window space for display of these awards. His window is right across from his office. Ask the ladies stationed in the Arcade for information. They. will be happy to serve you. Mr. Art Mooney is in charge of this part of the program. THAT Yesterday is gone Forget it. Tomorrow does not exist Don't worry. Today is here Use it. OF LOCAL NOTE About 32 guests surprised Chet and 5aney May Smith and children Friday evening when they brought along pot-luck dishes and gifts in a housewarming party. (Easter Week: Open All Day Every Day) NEW STASEP ON SALE A new 8-cent ordinary postage stamp will be placed on sale in Washington, D.C, on April 9, 1954. The part of the design printed in red portrays the Statue of Liberty, a beacon of opportunity and hope today, just as it has always been to oppressed peoples. In dark gothic. forming an arch over the head of the head of the statue, is the ln- cription "'In God We Trust." which sums up the religious faith that has always been and is today the bulwark of this Nation and its greatest source of strength. This stamp, then, is a symbol of great signifiance--of the truths of our Nation's glories, beliefs, hopes and faiths--all summarized in a miniature picture less than 1 square inch in size. The stamp will be available at the Avalon post office on April 10. i (Paid Political Advertisement) ELECTION STATEMENT To the best of my ability I have earnestly attempted to fulfill my responsibility to the City and tax- payers with honest government. I will make no spectacular prom- ises to solve present difficulties. This term I served as councilman has given me the knowledge that our situation can be surmounted only by much study,' work and co- operation. I have always endea~,our- ed to consider the welfare of the community as a whole and if re- elected will continue to strive for progress in all &pects. It has been an exacting position, that of Avalon councilman. We have had, and still face, enormous prob- times when efforts toward progress lores. It has been discouraging at for our City seem unappreciated and to no avail. However, it has also been a satisfying and reward. lng position in that the present council's +efforts have established a firm foundation for progress +and will culminate in a satisfactory so- lution for many of our problems. LEROY D. BUTLER