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May 11, 1932

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 1932 PAGE THREE CATALINA POTTERY checkers in colored tile. W.C.T.U. MEETING ow vo e at otis ottrynthe .... ";'I _____ beautifying plan of Southern California By Mrs. J. D. MacLean, Secretary By Alma Overholt homes is endless with ever new ideas The W. C. T. U. met on Tuesday, forP~!tery is typical of the Alta Call- to be incorporated. The patio pool May 3rd, at the Congregational leO~l~ellle ;. ,t, Moorish and old Spanish arch- and fountain calls for glazed tile Church. After devotional exercises led 'the:ture whose influence is a part of harmonies that may later be carriedby Mrs. WMdman, the business meet- Self=Service Store c, ... Omance and charm of outhern out in tables and tea dis'hes, the larger ing was held. A scrapbook for tem- S:~g[ The oldest oS patio pottery pieces and the smaller perance and prohibition items was sug- adioinina' f crafts,jugs and vases in the niches and ongested by Mrs. Noble. Mrs. Waldman in ,~. n the Illiads of Homer, known ,,,L'"e olctest d nasties of China from the patio wall. spoke of bringing items, something toGERRARD FOOD MARKET "hence , Y five -. we get the Kwang-He m the * * * the point, something funny also, and Profit is less---Your Dollar the ~nm.ary colors; immortalized by Depicting the making of Catalina facts all want to know. She spoke of l~ricel~Ytla.ns in whose tombs we find pottery from the throwing of rhe clay the expected coming of the state pres- buys more here and io~, Pieces, each land has been in the rhythmic spinning of the jig- ident, Mrs. Wheeler to occupy the GINGER ALE D0ttervKnwn by its own distinctive ger wheel, sung in the Iliads of He- pulpit of the Congregational church tion Y" And California is no excep-mer, to the hand-painting and final fir- on Sunday, May 22 and arrangements Camel Pale Dry ing in the kiln, illuminated with glow- for her entertainment were spoken of 12 oz.Bottles .............................. lOc ing fires, the Broadway Department and left to the next meeting to decide. cent discoveries of rare clays na Island have made possible ul pottery that lends particularly to California arch- Ire. The rich colorings of the mat glazes produced by mineral native to the island, and which ray were used by the pre-his- of "white" Indians that in- to adorn the wooden of their sun god Chingching, :aught in them the joyous tones t-:alifornia sun, the blue of the arid the luscious green of roll- ls. Similarly as the Kwang-He .employed the five primary .Its potteries so Catalina pot- for the patio garden .~s the three colors that are with the Magic Isle and in typical of Alta California colors that blend with the .Stucco background of Southern architecture. These are Catalina blue and Descanso red is a rich cherry-tile shade the Toyon berry that grows and Southern California Is popularly known as Calif- !ly, Catalina blue is a shade an Alice and a colbalt blue, marine blue as the eye sees the sunshine lightening its green is the softest green, a shade that blends with colorings of the patio store is this week featuring one of t'he most comprehensive educationaldis- plays of pottery ever attempted. In line with the southland's Olymp- iad home beautifying program, an en- tire section of the fifth fiber has been converted into a typically Alta Califor- nia scene, with an exotic Catalina mo- tif. Brilliantly plumaged macaws and toucans were taken over from the Is- land, also an entire aquarium. On the patio walls are hung mounted speci- mens of the great game fish that abound in Catalina waters, and of the buffalo and wild mountain goats that roam its hills. A beautiful Spanish girl in costume demonstrates the making of pottery ware, while a skilled musician plays soft Spanish tunes on Catalina-made pottery--the notes as clear as those of silver chimes. The main window on Broadway is also given over to a display of Cata- lina pottery, which is drawing great crowds of spectators. ----:O:-- YACHTING NEWS By Skipper The following yachts were at their moorings over the week-end: E.H. Rosenthal and guests, cruiser "Kicka- poe"; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Camp, cruiser "Wanderer." Mr. Camp is vice commodore of the Long Beach Yacht Club this year. Comm. Jonah Jones of The subject for the program was Child W'elfare and Mothers' Day. An article, "Child Victims of Federal Jus- tice" was read by Mrs. MacLean. Mrs. Martin read excerpts from "Everyday Problems of the Everyday Child," dealing with the early training of the child and mother trained to keep con- trol of herself in order to control the child; never to bribe or deceive chil- dren ; to be sympathetic. Obedience was sometimes overstrcssed in parental authority. Mrs. Nellie Noble, recently in at- tendance at the P.-T. A. eonvention in Fresno, gave some high lights from addresses given there, one of which was that some over-anxious parents do all the thinking for their children so they get thru high school, and when they go away to college they fall behind in their studies and have to give up their college course. Mrs. Martin added an article on the "Effects of Alcohol, from the maga- zine "Federal Council of Churches." The "Call for Prayer" in the official organ of the W. C. T. U. was read, bidding all members of the unions ev- erywhere to observe June 2 as Prayer Day for the welfare of prohibition. A letter from a guest in Eagle Rock Home for Aged Women was received, thanking the Avalon union for assist- ance. After the giving of the pledge, the meeting was adjourned until May 17th. BISQUICK Gold Medal All Ready Pkg ............................. 30 GRAPE--JUICE, Queen Isabella 4 oz. Bottle ..................................... 5c TOILET PAPER Extra Fine Silk Tissue 1000 Sheets .................................... 6c COCOA ALMOND SOAP 2 bars for ....................................... 9c ILK__Bess Brand Tall Cans ........................................ ~e Peter Piper PICKLES Sweet, Mixed or Plain 30 oz. Jar ........................................ 29c 14 oz. Jar ....................................... lk \V. D. Taylor. Manager A great deal for a nickel pottery features the typ-the Long Beach ,Yacht Club and ----'o:-- nish and Moorish shapes-- guests, yawl'Evian. The Sunday, May 8th edition of mm en vases with graceful hand-Gee. Thomas III was out with his the Los Angeles Times carried an in- : round bowls and ollas, fishing launch "Aerial," with the noted teresting picture of Avalon Bay (in the gs and jardiniers that remindfishing expert at the wheel scouting Real Estate Section); and also several Good digestion i !e tale of All Baba and the for fish. pencil drawings by Times Staff Artist 2eves. Wrought iron bracket Mr. and Mrs. Wl. R. Ladiwig and A.L. Ewing under the caption: "~he v,[Ypically Spanish that harm- guests, cruiser "Nightingale"; Mr. Ba- Channel Islands--As an Artist Sees necessary to health ~n. the patio grill-work are ker Jr., cruiser "Migrator"; Mr. Nay their. Future." . hold pottery flower pots. and guests, cruiser "E,1 Pascador"; and happiness. dlttle pottery jugs suspended Earl Osborn and guests have been The pink moss between the Casino L ~,t P.atto wall surface bymeahs enjoying the bass fishing with his and the Hotel St. Catherine is now in ~t iron bands and staple addlaunch "La Gayiota," and with good full bloom during the sunshine hours, ~teet. success. Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Wald- and looks very beautiful. WRIGLY'$ after ter,,eharming effect is achieved man and son-in-law Mr. Brooks had 7 b hung pottery", vases sus- good success with the bonita, fishing Y means of hide thongs caughtfrom their launch "Jiggs." every meal, helps to s of harmonizing color with the There were several other yachts At Catalina they are making cruising past the bay and it was re- keep digestion, good. a! quaint contraptions from ported there were quite a few others h.ldes, a most novel idea. scattered along the shore as far as the "N patio furnishings go the lovely Isthmus. / :ables that feature exotic bird W. Van E. Thompson arrived via !taping great game fish against steamer for his usual week-end visit Semi-Annual und .of deep blue sea, Spanish and round of golf. Mr. Thompson ex- i_vIvid poinsettias and exquis- pects to have his speedy cruiser "Play- L | ~.n ..desert scenes with cacti aday" in commission shortly and ex- R E C l T A ~mllar motifs in panels, hung pects to spend the season here. Patio wall in wrought iron James Elms was also a visitor at the Given by pupils of | or Ill ' ,.. oored rote the wall itself clubhouse anti is looking forward to / 2~Orma atmosphere and color, being with us most of the summer. "-UUrse there are the niches for Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Giddings and son Eloise Hovey ] Vases and perhaps a colorful were also visitors at rhe yacht club on ,r tWo'o " TUDIO tr | . n top the think patm their wvek-end trip to the Island. give an added touch of the Mr. aml Mrs. W'. H. Mead and L inflUence and take away the guests arrived with their express cruis- sYe.f, the wall itself, er ,,,o1 ou~, )ANCINGI ~ akm.g of coffee tables, patio Capt. W. B. Studley of San Fernan- , ~a things are a new idea in do, has been appointed master of W. / O ~_ P ttery~-eups and saucers,J. Hole's new steel cruiser yacht "Sa- M 932 / ~',~ and creamer and the teapot, mona II," a 147-foot, fourteen-knot ~Oyon red, Catalina blue andDiesel s'hip, built last summer by the a y 22, 1 ~t.;rrl green--a most charming Craig shipyards at Long Beach. Stud- 2:30 P.M. ! ~. Ony when the right tile top ley s elevation follows Mr. Hole s ;~"te'.preferably with wrought cruise up the Amazon river and / ~ and bridge table, are select- around South America recently on the / Congressma~ jo. era,, (,~b- Riviera Theatre | ~f~l ~atOf the most gorgeously beaut- yacht, on which the new master served ] lican) candidate 'for U. S. Senator, ] as mate. ] sends word from Washington he [ I h~ red aOrlctge tables comes in Toy- --:o:-- / will make a strenuous personal J i']ard r~^n~ obsidian black checker- Deputy County Registrar C. E. Sul-/ campaign throughout California FREE TO THE PUBLIC ~e,~Old"i~tlt w, th card motifs etched livan has received a new supply of[ next summer after Congress ad- I l~ae~st an~nLcoorners. And quite the blanks and can now register anyoneI iourns. His friends are active now g~ st smart are tile-top who failed to register before the May [ and confident. --Advertisement. "ul~n tables with even the 3rd primaries. ,t