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WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 1932 $OI21AL AND PERSONAL Mote was a mainland visitor returning home Saturday. Dave Lindsey of Pebbly Beach her daughter, Mrs. Kullos at W. D. Burnham returned Sun- Stay of a week or more on ld. 'he Martin of Lo---'-s Angeles, came Saturday to spend a few days Avalon friends. 'rter, son and secretary of :er of Los Angeles, was a talina visitor. Mrs. J. R. Giddings and son at their Holly Hill House OVer the week-end. !ane Reid attended the Boy in Pasadena on Sat- ng home Sunday. Lusk, editor and publisher Record of Los Ange- an Island visitor last Monday. John B. Toomay, Mrs, J.D. and F.B. are attend- al Conference at M. Zick, who has been -~n.a for the winter, arrived in Avalon, where she will summer. ordon o ~ - and .~,J hnson, Lewis bulhvan, M- ~vlrs. Harry Johnson and Mr. S~s" C. F~. Hagberg came in on uay noon steamer. a hundred representatives ing Owners and Manag- were guests at Island aturday and Sunday. LeVitt and Miss Cath- daughter and grand- r e.spectively, of Mr. and Mrs. eV]tt, were week-end visitors members of the Comp- spent the week-end returning to the mainland party were guests at Is- etty Mosier, who is attend- Pps College at Claremont, Week-end here with her Mrs. Clara LauraneG L. Laurance. ertha H. Gipson of the Ca- Pottery Shop, was most SUrprised on Sunday to ;~. of a few hours from her i-1. Gipson of Pasadena. Mrs. Earl Osborn and Miss the week-end in Avalon, Angeles on the Sun- )n boat. The many friends are glad to note her )rovement in health. of Los Angeles, active Tuna Club, put in a nng up and down the locate an early tuna. town on Saturday, but in a few days to take of Mr. S. E. Carpenter with him in the death Leo B. Carpenter of ere he was, connected with and Merchants Bank. He rsday last. Mr. S. E. Car- north to attend the funer- owski, active member was over for the Mankowski home on avenue. The grounds is pretty home on the with bright colored als time. Mr. Mankowski bring his fishing cruiser June and, with Mrs. spend the summer here. COMMUNITY CHURCH OBSERVES MOTHERS' DAY "Mother," and "Mothers' Day" was the theme at the morning and evening services of the Community Congrega- tional Church on Sunday, with good- sized audiences at both. In the morning Rev. John B. Too- may preached a sermon covering both ideas, in which he laid the founaation for women's particular interest in re- ligious affairs far back in Old Testa- ment days. He emphasized the influ- ence of motfier life upon their chil- dren. The choir, augmented by the addi- tion of Dr. and Mrs. R. V. Baker, sang a delightful anthem. In the evening the young people's organization (mainly high school pu- .pils) had charge of the service, with Dick Welsch presiding. The program opened with a violin solo by Bob Coleman, with piano ac- companiment by Miss Lois Elliott. The Girls' Glee Club of the high school sang an appropriate number. Responsive Scripture r.eading, led by Dick Welsch. Prayer was offered by William Orr, Jr. Dr. R; V. Baker sang a tenor solo, "Mother, My Dear," with piano ac- companiment by Mrs. Baker. A paper on the "History of Moth- ers' Day," was read by Charles Car- penter. Rev. John B. Toomay spoke in har- mony with the topic of the day. The service was closed withthe Mizpah Benediction. THE THINNING RANKS Rev. John B. Toomay was called on last Monday to officiate at the funeral of Mrs. Toomay's uncle, Mr. Adam Crawford, at Pomona. Mr. Crawford was one of that thin, and rapidly di- minishing line of veterans of the great Civil War. He was born in Scotland more than ninety years ago. He came to this country at the age of twelve. Seven years later the war broke out and he enlisted in an Illinois regiment. He saw hard service, and like many thou- sands of others who were not natives of this country, but had enlisted in the Union Army, he received his cit- izenship by special act of congress, be- cause he was then under arms for the Republic. Mr. Crawford 'had lived in California for 31 years. He had been a long time citizen of Pomona and member of the local Post. For several years he was active in citrue culture. One rather surprising feature at the funeral was the presence of fourteen members of the Grand Army, wtih their present commander, who is al- most 93 years old. They are all very old, and most of them look feeble; but they were able to hold a very im- pressive service at the grave. O~f this group, the color-bearer was a negr%. standing erect and military, defying the weight of the years. Mrs. P. K. Wrigley and daughters returned to the mainland Saturday via airplane en route to their home in Chicago. They were joined in Los Angeles by Mrs. William Wrigley Jr., and Mr. J. H. Patrick, president of the S. C. I. Co., who are also en route to Chicago for a few months. Mrs. Parlane Reid, Mrs. Carrie M. Sucher, Mrs. W. H. Price and Mrs. Montague Foster were in attend- anee at the State Federation of W:om- en's Clubs in Los Angeles last week. Mrs. C. E. Sullivan returned tO her Avalon home last week after a serious illness. It is a pleasure to all to know that she -s in much better health and continuing- to improve. Mrs. D. M. Renton, Mrs. Mark Wil- liamson, and Mr. and Mrs. Sanborn were anaong Avalonites who sailed for the continent Sunday afternoon. Glen Hoover and John Sorrao cross- ed the channel Saturday, m)rth bound. PAGE SEVEN AVALON LOCAL TALENT BEING DEVELOPED bara Jean Butler, Katy Mary O'Leary. 2. "What a Kiss Can Do" Billy Eads 3. "When I'm Grown Up" The hall at the Casino chosen for the presentation of the first spring re- cital by the pupils of Miss Maryelyn Boles was not large enough to hold the parents, brothers, sisters and friends of the several participants. The ability displayed by the young students evidenced that Miss Boles has the faculty or gift of teaching the young along the lines in which she is giving instruction. So proficient were they, both younger and older, that in- dividual selection is not necessary Following was the fine Program I. "Wooden Soldier and the China Doll" Barbara Jean Butler Ensemble: Eileen Graham, Barbara Allen, Marjory Fitzgerald, Virginia Lee Graham, Dorothy Burgess, Bar- Kreugar, Barbara Allen 4. Acrobatic Dance Katy Kreugar 5. "S-h-h-h" Dorothy Burgess 6. "Doll Wooing" "Our Poll Parrott" Barbara Jean Butler 7. Russian Dance Edleen Graham Virginia Lee Graham 8. "Seein' Things" Jimmy Dowdle 9. "Business Diplomacy" "Country School Teacher" Leona Schatan 10."Little Boy Blue" "His Valentine!' Virginia Lee Graham 11.Espanita Dance Mary O'Leary 12."Her Complaint" "Kewpie's Party" Eileen Graham 13. "At the Sunamer Dance Hall" Maryelyn Boles 14."Sidewalks of New York" Jimmy Dowdle Billy Eads Ensemble: Dorothy Burgess, Marjory Fitzgerald, Katy Kreugar, Mary O'Leary, Barbara Jean Butler, Vir- ginia Lee Graham, Eileen G,raham, Barbara Allen. Accompanist, Miss Virginia Feltrop Ushers, Eunice White and Maxine J ,:be. Additional Social. page 10 AVALON COMMUNITY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev. John B. Toomay, Minister Sunday Services--~Church School, 9:00 a.m., morning preaching service, 10:30 a.m., Young Peoples' Meeting, 6:00 p.m., evening service, 7:00. Subjects for Sunday, May 15----10:30 A. M.--"A Good Courage." 7:00 P. M. --Statements Considered. Mid-week meeting, Wednesday eve- ning at 7:30. The public is cordially invited to at- tend any or all of these services. STATEMENTS CONSIDERED In the April Cosmopolitan a number of famous writers presented their views in an Easter Symposium on how Jesus, if on earth today, would solve our present problems. There are wide differences in their conclusions. Rev. John B. Toomay gave these different statements to his congregation one week ago, so that they would be fa- miliar when he came later to discuss them. He will take up and consider the statements on next Sunday even- ing. Evidently, this symposium has been widely read and has created con- siderable discussion. GREAT DAY THURSDAY AT A LOCAL CHURCH At 2 p.m. at the Community Con- gregational Church, there will be a lecture by Miss Marion Parks, of the publicity department of Security-First National Bank of Lo.s Angeles on "Vigilantes of California," under the auspices of Mary Williams Club. At 6 p.m. a fried chicken dinner will be given by the Ladies Aid Society for the benefit of the new church building :fund. Dinner, 75 cents for adults; children, 35 cents. During the dinner an exhibit of fine patched quilts and old-fashioned cov- erlets will be shown up-stairs in the Sunday school room. After the dinner there will be some fun at the Parcel Post Sale. 25c per parcel. Contents unknown--but worth the money. Following this there will be music, followed by another talk by Miss Parks on California History. All ladies that have quilts to exhibit bring to the church Thursday a.m., or call Mrs. Carl)enter 504. Jack Moore was over from Glendale last week, preparatory to confing here to reopen his White Cap Cafe. Wanted--work as housekeeper or cook. Phone 554-J. 116 Claressa. " - t THE ISLANDER ADLETS A cal'ehd reading of these Adlets will rc~eal n)a,y bargains that olh- wise you might miss RATES--10 ceres per line 2 Experienced Colored Woman wants any kind of work. Best Island refs. Box 89. Phone 96-R. 19 ADLETS Ror Rent--Cleanest and cheapest 2, 3 and 4-room apts. in Avalon; also sleeping rooms. Mrs. Westbrook, 217 Sunmer. 17. AOLETS For Sale--Library table and leather davenport that opensto doublebed. Phone .516. 191). For Sale Che~p---Kodotoy 16-m. pro- jector. Inquire Box 5, Islander office. SO YOU MAY KNOW Whenever you think of flowers, just think of Macbeth, the Popcorn Man at the Piggly Wiggly, who will fill your order any time, any place. If you don't trade with me, we both lose lIIoney. AD, FT~ Watch & Clock Specialist--Raymond K. Bevier, 702 Crescent Ave. 9. *k OLETS. For Sale or Trade--Piano. Call 500. For Rent--2-room furnished apt, 237 Whittley Ave. Mrs. K. C. Ken.. dricks, t'hone 145@ 19. P, O.-~T5 For Rmat--At bargain, 3 well-ventil- ated sleeping rooms for women or girls in new apt. houses just wbove telephone office. Call at 134 Whittley Ave. Phone 478. 18 ADLETS For Sat*~--Mathewson Cottages, 17 units. P. O. B~,x 1366. A D t. ET:~ For Rent--Four-room cottage. Very reasonable for the summer or by the vear. Mrs. J. H. Wegmann, 320-B, ~Ietropole Ave. 16. ADLET$ Why Wait ?--Have your paper-hang- ing, Dainting or repairing done on the installment plan. P. O. Box 1016. I1 ~nl ~-TS View Lot--40xl20; 5-room house ~hod~ for 8) on rear 40, leaves front 40,8n for income. Frui't and flowers. $1000 cash, bal. like rent. Lefavor, 332 .\let ropole.