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CATALINA ISLANDER' PAGE SEVEN AND PERSONAL and Mrs. Sidney Davidson and are the guests of Mr. and R. A. Douglas, of 342 Claressa for a few days. Mary Williams Club will hold meeting on Thursday of April 10, at 2:30 p. m., at Inn Club Room. Grey of the O. W. Cole Paint- lay down his brushes enOUgh to go to Tia Juana, Mex- .to attend the races. He is back daubing again. and Mrs. Everett Long, Jr., who touring Southern California past two weeks, returned to :, Sunday. They said t, hat they delightful outing' but Catalina era all." Felthrop returned last week Los Angeles, where he had at a Week undergoing an operation Cataract, under the care of Dr. The operation was a corn- and the sight of the af- eye is now fully restored. s. John Wilson has been added orchestra of the Community ) Church. She plays Mr. Louis Passarelli the and Miss Elizabeth MacLean At the Palm Sunday set- at 10:30 a. m. next Sunday, Mr. Heywood will sing "The The sermon at this service be appropriate to the day. W. H. Mead and family arrived on their cruiser "Idol Ours," a host of friends just about fif- before the northeaster its terrible rage Saturday. r guests included Mr. and Mrs. and two children, Doris ; Dr. Emma M. Carson, and Mrs. Dave Nelson, A. ,M. on and wife and G. R. Webber and Mrs. C.W. Manwaring across the channel Thursday. them as their guests at were Miss A. M. Ross ast Tarvas, Michigan, Mrs.'J. B. and Mrs. Ernest Brooks of Mrs. Tuttle had not visi- for some twenty-odd years, filled with surprise at the changes which have taken William Wrigley, Jr., and Mrs. Wrigley are spending a few ~tt the Pasadena home before !Cave for Chicago. During their ,m Avalon the past winter, Mrs. and Mrs. "Charles" have had interesting golf contests. The Were evenly divided. Not even addy boys would divulge to the whieh of the ladies won the events. In her gracious manner, ..~ill" always gives her contest- the Credit for possessing most ae players say the same of So, the Islander is unable that combination" of good and golfers' enthusiasm. the ladies have thoroughly en- golfing experiences. Quite from the various hazards course came the musi- of hearty laughter as the of the Island watched the White pills" float skyward and Within a few feet of the greens. Mrs. C. H. Patrick, who has been vacationing on the mainland, returned home Monday. Mrs. George Hoffinger of the Seal Rock Care is spending a short vaca- tion at Murieta Hot Springs. Mrs. George W. Greene, after a two weeks visit with Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Manwaring at South Pasadena, re- turned home last Thursday. Gene Stratton-Porter, author of "The Harvester," "Freckles," and "The Girl of the Limberlost," in a recently pub- lished article in "Good Houskeeping" magazine, writes of Catalina as: "Cat- alina, that exquisite jewel of the sea." It is understood that Mrs. Porter will have the new home on Catalina avenue completed for next winter, so that she can spend some time in Avalon to write another of her interesting books. Announcement is made that the July issue of the American Magazine will contain a "Catalina story by Gene Stratton-Porter." -A very pleasant social evening was spent last Wednesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mason J. Merrihew. In the fortune-telling game, some start- ling revelations were made. Mrs. Mer- rihew told in her delightful way some of her interesting experiences in "Bon- ny England." Bountiful refreshments were served before the guests depart- ed for their homes. Besides the host and hostess, those present were Misses Dorothy C. Hahn and Helen M. Ma- son, Mrs. Harry Pitts and her son Claude, Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Dunkle, and Rev. and Mrs. LaRue C. Watson. BLUE BIRDS The I-ha-ha group of Blue Birds met with their leader, Mrs. George W. Greene, last Saturday afternoon, with all the members present. After the regular routine of story telling, read- ings, and games, the children made arrangements for an Easter egg hunt to take place April 19th. Blue Birds prqsent were Carrie Vera, Kathleen Hoover, Nita Gurasich, Maxine Carson, Irene Hoover, Georgie Coleman, Isa- bell Scott, Elsie Clark, Catherine Brown, Ida Williams, Margaret Daly, Mary Conrad, Violet Watson, Kathryn Dunkle, Lois Harrison and Ruth Ed- mundson. MAH JONGG The sun room at the Renton home, overlooking the distant hills and the golf links, was the setting for a Mah Jongg Club party Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Renton delightfully entertained the following members of the club: Mrs. Fred H. Reed, Mrs. Clara Lau- rance, Mrs. J. N. Obrecht, Mrs. Wil- liam V. C. Heiss, Mrs. Clarence Bun- nelle, Mrs. Floyd Bunnelle, Mrs. Chas. J Dash, Mrs. M. B. Dunkle, Mrs. Robert V. Baker and Miss Dorothy Hahn, together with Mrs. Edwin Dar- rill andMiss Elizabeth Darvill as guests. The table was beautifully decorated in asparagus fern and red carnations. The refreshments and favors were also carried out in the colors, red and green. High score was made by Mrs. William V. C. Heiss. The next meeting of the club will be at the home of Mrs. Clarence Bun- nelle, April 15th. Don't forget the election next Mon- day, April 14th. INTERESTING PROGRAM BY AVALON RESIDENTS The Hawaiian entertainment pre- sented at the Atwater Hotel on Thurs- day evening of last week was a com- plete success, both as an entertain- ment and its financial result. It was arranged by the young men's class of the Congregational Sunday School, taught by Mrs. D. M. Renton, which had agreed to pay for the new electric lighting fixtures for the church, includ- ing both the auditorimn and the Sun- day School room. The total receipts were $102--slightly more than the cost of the fixtures. The young men of the class found local talent ready to co-operate with them in their efforts, and the program offered proved a splendid variety of entertainment. First came a steel guitar duet, of Hawaiian airs, by Messrs. Alex Adar- go and Frank Arce--and the audience would not permit their leaving until they had responded to a couple of encores. Messrs. Pete Adargo, C. N. Cunning- ham, "Scotty" Brown and Lee Renfroc, the male quartette, also were kept busy responding to "recalls." Miss Irene Moricich and her sister, Mrs. Madaline Roadhouse, whose voi- ces used frequently to be heard when "Avalon Thursday Night" was a fea- ture of winter life on Catalina, sang delightfully, and could not escape a recall. The colored steropticon views, shown and explained by Rev. LaRue C. Wat- son, were an attractive exhibit. Haw- aii has many points of beauty, and the reproductions from photographs portray them faithfully. On the walls of the room were many other pictures of scenes in this tropi- cal part of Uncle Sam's domain, and there was quite an array of curios from the islands displayed on tables. CARD OF THANKS The young men's class of the Con- gregational Church wishes to convey its thanks to all who so cheerfully took part in the program on Thursday evening, April llth, and also to all who attended or in any other way contrib- uted to the success of the entertain- ment. Young Men's Class. THE GITCHE GUMEE CAMP FIRE GIRLS MEET The Gitche Gumee Camp Fire Girls held their regular weekly meeting last Friday evening. After the business meeting, conducted by President Myr- tle Gibson was finished, the Camp Fire elected as honorary members Mrs. Wood, Edythe Stone and Florence Feltrop, and discussed plans for enough new members to fill the quota allowed them by headquarters. The social meeting was turned over to Mary Gibson. Pieces of handwork were given each girl as the beginning of a Camp Fire hope chest, to be drawn on later for needful purposes. While the girls sewed, Mrs. Stone, the Guardian, discussed plans for a near future Council Fire, to be given to "Our Mothers." Songs were practiced and ideas exchanged. . The new library for the Camp Fire had its birth at this meeting and start- ed with a few new books. All it needs now is more bookstand shelves to put them on in a dear little Camp Fire cottage by the ocean. Watch us get it! We'll need your help! JACK SCHIEBUSCH ILL A report has reached Avalon to the effect that Mr. Jack Schiebusch, mas- ter mechanic for Boos Brothers cafe- ' terias, is very ill at his home near Whittier, California. For many years Mr. Schiebusch has been very closely associated with Avalon and its people, and the Catalina Islander has been asked by a number of Avalonites to. send to the "Schiebusch Family, at Rivera, "sincere wishes for Jack's speedy recovery." We--we do--with the hope that Jack will get so angry --wherc he reads this--that he will foi'- get all about his illness! Thank you, Jack. Now smile! PROGRESS IS THE WORD The Hoover Bakery and Cash Gro- cery, in the Atwater Hotel building, on Sumner avenue, directly opposite the Strand Theatre, was opened for business Saturday. The bakery goods are excellent, as we can testify from testing them, and the shelves in the grocery department are filled with a complete assortment of standard goods. A specialty in this department is a large variety of !mported canned and bottled goods, which may be further described some other time. We un- derstand that there will soon be intro- duced in this establishment a specialty sale---on Thursdays. Watch for a later announcement in the advertisement ort page three. Mr. J. B. Ogden, for a long time with the Catalina avenue store, has charge of the Sumner ave- nue branch. Next Sunday will be Palm Sunday, Owing to the long ceremony of Bles- sing of Palms, and the gospel, the Passion of Christ, there will be but one mass at St. Catherines Church. The mass will take place at 9 a~ m. Mr. Chesney W. Carver makes an interesting announcement on page two of this issue. Opening Saturday. The April showers are keeping the grass on the baseball park in superb condition. THE ISLANDER ADLETS ADLET RATES--Ten cents per line per issue. Minimum charge, 25 cts. For Sale---Corona typewriter, $30; two auto tents, $5 each. LaRue C. Watson, 310 Beacon street. 13p Wanted~For cash customer---easily aecessible, inexpensive summer camp at Avalon. Must be snappy value Give full particulars. Baird Realty (2o. 4871 Huntington Drive, Los Angeles. 13 For Sale Chup---Boys' Knicker Suit, good as new. Size 13. Box 1476 13p Fro; Sai~---French eight power Prism Binocular, or will trade for a rowboat motor. Inquire Mr. Cortes, Islander office.13 For Sek~--22-Winchester rifle, in the very best of condition, $20, se'e Henry Goner, at Hotel Atwater. 13 For Sal~--Full blood Persian kittens. See them at 215 Claressa avenue, Mrs. F. S, Ellard. 13-14 For Sale or Exchange--Small ward- robe trunk for a larger one, will pay difference, will pay cash for yours if it is a good one. Address X Y Z, care Islander office. For Rent-Furnished flat, four rooms, bath and kitchen. A nice sun porch. Apply 316 Metropole avenue. 39tf