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APRIL 6, 1939 PAGE SEVEN WILLIAMS CLUB ---.-____ "clock this (Thursday) will be the subject, Mrs. Goulding, Art ton and son Arthur were residents who returned R. Windle was pleased arrival of her mother, formerly of Avalon, was an Island vis- S~ members will er the meeting Friday o'clock. Martin and her two at the Hotel St. Easter week. and deputies Wal- Griggers and W. E. visitors on Fri- tw and daughter of Mr.' Pollok, Mr. and Mrs. of Los Angeles, spent Avalon. and daughter re- from a brief stay at enjoyed tile ar- Owers on the desert. family reports that most wonderful time the Fair at San with wonderful wea- Eddie Harrison will that he has suf- from his recent se- the story of his 20. ----.._._.__. of the Catalina Island tol Club are urged to get rage this week for some 3'he contest between and Paul Gilbert is attention. M:a-~-key Mr and Mrs. Charles'Carpenter Mr. ;eollin, Mrs. M. J. Thehna, Mrs. and daughter, and and Ji~n, were passengers on the today. :riends of Mr. and Mrs. ere very glad to see and during the ' of the ministers of fornia Congregational having been fox'- to the pleasure again. ]easland was saddened report of the death of Ruby Geasland of al services were esterday--Wednesdayr she leaves two othe and a daughter, eman. The bereaveJ e sympathy of all their tgtn, 310 Eucalyptus, a freshman at Whittier is a uew pledge of eXety, one of the most ganizations on the cam- re twenty-four young been accepted by tile It is distinctly an been invited to her of this particular the members must rating as well "with the campus men S%ial Notes on Page 3. AVACONLAY NOTES We of tile Avaeonlay Club were de- lighted to have as guests April 10th, Mr. and Mrs. Toomay, Betty Killgore, Harriet LeVitt, Clara Heywood, Car- olyn Gross andMrs. Elizabeth Wil- liams Stamford. Mrs. Stamford gave us a short talk oil the need of a pick-up committee to keep the church and all literature in order. Mr. and M;rs. Toomay gave us a word on their new home and work in Waseo. Our clubroom rug, a deep rust color, is an asset to the social hall and we were happy to have it laid in time for Mrs. Toomay to see it On her visit here. Mrs. Caskey presented her sister, Mrs. Mappin, with a special cake in honor of her 19th wedding anniver- sary, April 10th. Mrs. Toomay and Mrs. Mappin shared honors in cutting it, and was served with ice cream roll and punch, supplied by co-hostesses Mary Gaylord and Opal Harmon. There were twenty-eight present. J. R. Mappin. -O PLUS SIXTEEN CLUB The regular meeting of the Plus Sixteen Club is scheduled for Tuesday evening, April 18th, at 7:30, in the clubrooms of the church. The members of this enterprising new club extend a personal and hearty invitation to all young women, whether single or married, to join their group. The "Tiny Tots' Bazaar", to be giv- en the latter part of May, is proving to be a source of great interest to all members, and the pile of "little things" is growing larger every week. The meetings are a combination gab- fest and sewing circle, with refresh- ments served by the members in rota- tion. Remember the date, Tuesday, April 18th. MASONIC NOTES Saturday evening marked a notable event for Catalina Island Lodge, No. 524, F. & A. M., by the presence of Most Worshipful Grand Master Leon O. "Whittsell. During the evening he told some interesting historical inci- dents, to the edification of all present. Mr. Whittsell was accompanied by Leo V. Youngworth, Grand Senior Deacon; Dana R. Weller, Past Grand Master; C. E. Listenwalter, member of the Grand Lodge By-Laws Com- mittee, and Dr. J. Lynn Goode, In- spector 81st Masonic District, which fncludes Santa Catalina Island. Next Tuesday, April 18, will be Senior Deacon's night, which will be open to Masons and their ge'htlemen guests. Refreshments will be served. O From Beverly Hills April 2nd, from Beverly Hills came a flock of "maidens fair" to the "Isle of Enchantment", for a happy Easter vacation. They were Jane Fowler, Robbin Steele, Rnth Reasoner, Betty Lee Hale, Clovis Brainard, Virginia Towle and Bonnie Sites. They were gaily and competently escorted and donfieiled by one Bob Wurfl, who spent last summer with the Bud Ma- sons. Catalina is now a "first love" of Bob's, though SEVEN girls so fair presents SOME competition. Pressure of business (with a breaking heart) sent Bob back on the same April 2ml. The girls were graciously chaperoned by the grandmother of Miss Jane Fowler -- Mrs. Hubbard. Returning Saturday. April 8th, the verdict was-- a grand time and grand weather. .... c).__ NOTICE TO BUSINESS MEN There will be a meeting of the Cat- alina Island Business Men's Associa- tion tonight, Thursday, April !3, at 7:30, at the Country Club. A large at- ten(lance is quite desirable. Our Adlet Column helps. Try it. THE ISLANDER ADLETS A careful reading of these Adlets will reveal bargains that otherwise you might miss. RATF~q---10 cents per line For Sale--Sunset Apts., also 236 "W'. Whittley. Box 1366, Avalon. 12. ADLET Public Stenographer ~ Reasonable rates. Phone 167@ Catalina Island -- the place where quietness and repose soothe ragged nerves and renews health and happi- ness. ORCHESTRAS COMING Official announcement is given out of May 20th to June 17th, inclusive, as the dates of Kay Kyser's engagement on Santa Catalina Island. Kay Kyser's will be the first 1939 dance band at the famed Casino, to be followed by Ted Weems, June 18th to August 5th in- clusive. The third national name band to follow Weems at the Casino has not yet been announced. Kyser will bring his "College of Mu- sical Knowledge" to the Island with him and broadcast the program direct from the Casino every Wednesday evening froln 6:(10 to 7:(10, over the National Broadcasting System. His dance music will be broadcast nightly over C.B.S. The Catalina engagement will be Kay Kyser's only ballroom en- gagement in Southern California-- and the only opportunity to actually dance to his orchestra and to meet Kay Kyscr personally. GOLF MARATHON--OF'209 HOi.ES PLAYED BY JACK WINDLE A record of eleven and a half rounds of golf played between dawn and (lark- ness o,;er the sporty eighteen-hole Santa Catalina Island golf course, a total of 209 holes, was established last week by Jack Windle, a local lad, in an attempt to establish a new world golf marathon record. The judges who checked Windle's feat estimate he covered 30 miles in his gallop over the course. Windle used only three clubs--a driver, a mashie and a put- ter--and had no caddie, as has been the rule in practically all past attempts at a world marathon record. Windle had each time to stool) and pick up his ball and clubs, toss the mashie and putter onfo the next green and then start--all of which cost time. Windle used only eight balls during his mara- thon, which began at 5:00 a.m. when Roy Phillips, pro at the Catalina Vis- itors Country Club, started him off. Incidentally, Windle lost eight poumts in weight during his feat and wore out two pair of socks. For sustenance he drank orange juice, ate apples, choco- late bars and graham crackers. Windle's lowest and highest scores were 87 (made on his first round) and 79 (made on his tenth round). Roy Phillips reports that Windle made some of the grandest "explosion" shots during his marathon that he has ever witnessed, and played in phenomenal luck over the difficult island course. Observers placed at various stations of the course during the entire xnara- thon to check Windle's progress, were Roy Phillips (Island pro); Hobbs Ste- vens, U.S.C. assistant football coach; and Cius Shaver, both all-American football stars; Harry Stevens, Huncey and Fred Gihtner, Roy Pyle, Mike Reycs, Harry Schulley of Chicago. Windle played his last hole at 7:00 p.m. with Harry Schullcy holding a flashlight on the green to make it possible for him to putt the ball into cup. While working on one of the rock quarry barges last Sunday, John Nightingale became entangled in one of the tow ropes and his leg was broken. The accident happened while the barges were in the vicinity of Long Point and the injured man was immediately brought to Avalon on the tug Dispatch, and received surgical at- tention at the Catalina Hospital. We understand that Victor McLag- len and his brother Cyril have taken a lease of the Banning mansion at The Isthnms. RIVIERA THEATRE Open for Winter Season Matinee Every Sxmday, 2 P.M. Any Seat, 25c---Children 15c Evening Shows-- 7:15 and 9:05 P.M. Any Seat 35c--Children 15c THURSDAY, APRIL 13 "THE OKLAHOMA KID" Jt',mes Cagney Rosemary Lane The struggle between the law-abiding" and criminal elements was sharply drawn when the "RUN" opened the Cherokee Strip in O,klahoma in the 1890's. This fact is the historical basis for a story which is a mixture of Western history and romance. ALSO-- a Comedy and a Popeye Cartoon. ~. lg as FRIDAY, APRIL 14 "THE MYSTERIOUS RIDER" Dougla~ Dumbrille Russell HatVden The beautiful Arizona desert country forms the background for this West- ern, with nmch good horsenlanship. ADDED--The llth episode of the Coast Guard Serial, a Novelty and News. SATURDAY, APRIL 15 "ZAZA" Claudette Colbert Herbert Marshall A good cast, even direction, excellent photography, with careful attention given to sets and costumes, together with the charm of Claudette Colbert make this a very interesting drama. ALSO--a Paramount Novelty and Comedy. a * SUNDAY & MONDAY, APRIL 16-17 "ARTISTS & MODELS ABROAD" Jak Benny Joan Bennett Conredy with nmsic--lavishly staged, featuring original gowns by famous Parisian designers against a beautiful background, the droll humor of Jack Benny and the musical selections of the Yacht Club Boys PLUS a Nove!- ty and News. tO ~t TUE'SDAY, APRIL 18 "SAY IT IN FRENCH" Ray Milland Olympe Bradna "THE LOST PATROL" Victor McLaglen Boris Karloff This outstanding double feature pro- gram with the "Lost Patrol" the out- standing release being returned by popular demand. ADI)ED--Novehy and News. WED. & THUR., APRIL 19-20 "ST. LOUIS BLUES" Dorothy Lamour Lloyd Nolan This pleasantly diverting musical film employs the Mississippi River show- boat theme, it affords very enjoyable entertainment, marked by good musi- cal numbers, clever characterization and snappy direction. ALSO--a Car- toon and the latest issue of March of Time. o Upon his return from Los Angeles last week, Chief of Police Don L. Al- ger stated that the trial of Glenn Rus- sell for burglaries committed in Ava- hm had been set for May 17, in the Superior Court. It is understood that on advice of his attorney, Russell has entered a plea of Not Guilty and that a nmnber of the Avalon witnesses will be called upon to attend the trial in Los Angeles at that time. -13 Advertise for what you need in The Catalina Islander.