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l CATALINA ISLANDER PAGE THREE FOR LOVERS THE SILVER SCREEN letter from an official Theatres, which organ- the Strand Theatre addressed to Peter Lube- will be found o.f interest readers and prospective several reports from the poor condition of been shipping you for ou realize that it was inn- the late pictures for 'rag the winter months, was prohibitive, It e, necessary to keep yon old pictures while the But this condition the last of June we have lgements with the leading es to play only such pic- good Broadway runs, SUmmer months, and we program each day, the biggest pic- affords. will get the fifteen year, running from ,~es On Monday you ) aramount current re- ay, The Universal Jew- ay, First National ; etro ; Friday, Warner we are leaving open, new ~ictures as come out Ummer which have not ed from the open ieve that this condition You the biggest summer a have ever had, and we Lg Wonderful reports from e Preparing for you the booking, which will except your Satur- Gitchee Gumee Camp Fire Girls The Gitche Gumee Camp Fire Girls held an unusually interesting meeting on Friday evening, the occasi6n be- ing an entertainment of their mothers and sponsers, and the Blue Birds, their younger sisters in the camp fire work. The guardian amt many of the girls were in their ceremonial gowns, and the early part of the program was given to the stately songs and cere- monies. Each guest and mother was presented with a head band, on which was drawn the emblem of the Gitehe Gumee Camp Fire. The later half of .the evening was given over to fun, yells, songs and a good time generally, after which ice cream and cake were served. Each mother was asked to contribute an idea for the benefit of the girls. Several original ones were given, which will be used later in their work. AVALON--VACATION LAND m Dear Editor Islander:- Well, here I am again in Avalon-- high up on the hillside, gazing down upon one of the most charming bits of scenery along the Pacific coast. The spell of the Magic Isle is upon me. With the din of the traffic no longer ringing in my ears--all sounds of the steam cars and street cars hushed, and only tbe occasional purr of a motor car heard, I seem almost to be in an- other world. How refreshing to the jaded brain and tired body is a sojourn in Avalon! How ravishingly beautiful to the eye--the quiet town nestling at my feet, the mountains rising in ma- jesty all about me, and the azure sea spreading out so amply yonder, meet- ing the horizon in perfect blend. "In this information will en- all the world no trip like this"--and no place quite like Avalon. tgreatly, as we appreciate I knew Avalon back in the past, be- you have had much to | t during the winter strug- fore Mr. ~rigley had acquired the Is- land. It was attractive then, but how | ~VALO." muc.h more so now! The streets have |~ m PRIMARY SCHOOL all been evenly graded and paved; fine concrete walks have been laid ' L!l~ubear l~ovs-~nd Gifts-- everywhere; a new bathhouse has l%a, ~u tr" ", "" ~Ul~al Stor:Je(l very hard with the been constructed; handsonae bungalet- |~[] t~ot al~es, but of courseyou tes have replaced the okt tents; new Wl~~ry hi-' oe winners. - paint is in evidence throughout the : ~% Wi~rte~Y .and David Slone were town; and now a fine boar~l walk is iphe~ratula~ in the voting. We all being completed paralelling the new ~.~ ~ill ~..the.m, and we hope that- road skirting the sea down as far as zl[that~etiti0~".stfll better in the next Pebbly Beach. /L ~e~aY be, they try for, whenever Hig'h up on the hillside is Mr. Wrig- ley's stately mansion, surrounded by a we hope to have our ,,erfe .t bower of oral lo,'eliness An ii ,YUea l Su eady; so get to know excellent road leading up to it makes I~i rher . t your beautiful little the trip in motor car or bus a joy. |~i. there?e )3 a great deal to say, The ball diamond and golf course at ' ~o work hard, and write the rear of Avalon have been put in A I condition, and afford no end of YOUr friend and teacher, ' pleasure to the throngs who make use ~| Amy E. Merrihew. of them. The pleasure pier has been materially enlarged, and the new club- ------ house for the yachtmen is almost ~mary School Note completed. Fishing is always good, d friends of the pri- and the submarine gardens seen thru are asked to at- meeting at 309 East next Friday, May 23, the popular illustrated be given at 7:00 p. m. the Community (Con- Songs, scripture % Will be from the screen. songs and all of the ser- illustrated with beautiful ~opticon pictures. The ly invited to attend. candies, etc., STAND. the glass-bottom boats never cease to allure those who like to look into the mysteries that lie beneath old Nep- tune's surface. Altogether, Avalon offers about the finest combination imaginable to one who needs the tonic of rest and re- freshment for both the inner and the outer man. It is with increasing sat- isfaction that I visit the place from time to time. I can heartily commend it to my friends. --C .J.T. Write to the Catalina Light Tackle Club, P. O. Box 14, Avalon, California, for .information about sea angling. Watch the world come to Catalina. ! name and adOress v. eserpa.ve : kZet CII~L~, Drawor r.$7, Los An~s, Cal. EVERYTHING GOOD YOU WILL ENJOY SHOPPING HERE, with our well or- dered shelves of staples and delicacies, and the cheerful and helpful service of our efficient clerks. We pride ourselves on the completeness of our stock. Here are everything, from imported cheeses to kitchen soaps. And our Bakery Goods are par excellence. Bakery and Cash Grocery SUMNER AVENUE ATWATER HOTEL BLDG. OUR DELIVERY WAGON makes the rounds of your neigh- borhood daily, and will earnestly endeavor to give you prompt service. By placing your orders earl)" in the day wc will be better able to do this. This is truly helpful service, knowing that our Groceries, Meats, Fruits and Vegetables are among the best, and our prices right, always. 116 Catalina Avenue Phone 31 FREE DELIVERY II1_ I al -I1[ I his Sur i where you want to go low roundtrip fares make it easy Plan the trip you realIy want to take this sum- mer. For the low roundtrip fares on Southern Pacific Linen mean larffe savings. You can go to resorts which you considered beyond your means. Or you can visit several instead of one, as you planned. In addition, Southern Pacific carries you quickly, comfortably and at a more reasonable cost ~than on any other comparable form of transportation. Ask our agent for complete information I II I I IIII I1~ II F. S. McGINNIS, ASSISTANT TRAFFIC MANAGER Pacific Electric Building, Los Angeles, California. Phones 61048 M-in 1048 PRIVATE AMBULANCE IvY H. OVERHOLZER FU N I~'RAI_ DIRECTOR 958 South Hill St., Cor. Tenth Lady Attendant Los Angeles, Cal.