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,PAG sm l~-~n ~rou p~caH i HONOR ROLL LANGIN, L, AURENCE (Navy) ',- LAWRANCE, PHIL ARTHUR AHERN, J,IMM~-- LENORAK, JOE l lll w BANKS, JOHN R. LOPEZ, JESS [ Compiled |rom BATHO, RAYMOND (C.G.) LOPEZ, MIKE ! r~l-i-J files of BERMUDEZ, ALFONSO A. LOPEZ, PASTOR ~ The Catalina Islander BERMUDEZ, LIEUT. GEORGE LOPEZ, VERNON BORTER, BILL LOVELL, WILLIAM FRANK Ten years Ago From the Catalina IsLaader, issue May 24, 1934 : By installing a dust catcher at the Pebble Beach quarry, the Sant~ Caw- lina Island company was able to utilize the fine clay dust in the making of Catalina Pottery. Mr. H. S. Dillon, traveler, was en- rouie to the east, having spent his an- nual stay at Catalina. This issue con- tained an interesting article written by Mr. Dillon, called "Memories". Memorial Day Services, held under the auspices of the' Catalina Island Post 137, American legion, were to be held in the new Plaza Primera on t3reseent avenue. Commander Ralph Brown was to preside. TheCalifornia Club met at the El Encanto, Miss Minnie Joughin, presid- ing. Hostesses for the day were Mrs. Ethel Grey and Mrs. F. B. LeVitt. Adolph Zukor, internationally known moving picture magnate, landed the first button fish of the season, a 30 pound white sea bass. Twenty Years Ago From the Catalin~ Islander issue of May 28, 1924: One hundred and twenty-five com- mercial secretaries of Southern Calif- ornia and their wives, were Island vis- itors, guests of the Santa Cata!ina Is- land company. Tom Mix presented the Catalina Yacht Club with a complete set of sol- id brass lighting fixtures. The fixtures were made in the sh~tpe of ship lan- terns. Boos Brothers Cafetria was opened Jor the season. A dgt:gh3er was born to Mr. and .Mrs. Donahue. The Whittier State School band was here for a week. Plans for the new school building were being given careful consideration by Superintendent Stephens of Long Beach, M. B ;Dunkle, principal of Avalon school, and architect Weber. A race from Los Angeles Harbor around Catalina Island, was won by C. S. Smith's cruiser, Aileen, in slightly more than four hours for the 76-mile run. Twenty.five Years Aso From the' Ca:alina Islander issue of May 27, 1919: Twelve hundred Shriners spent the week end in Avalon, arriving on two special boats. Banquets, a barbecue, dancing and a variety' of other .enter- tainments were provided for th~ visitors. The Avalon Grammer School held their commencement, exercises at the Congregational Church. The graduat- ing class included John Windle, Edwin O, pton and Arthur Field. George Farnsworth sold his launch the Babel F. fo M,r. Lawrence Mott. A branch of the Los Angeles Trust and Savings Bank was to open here June 15. Capt. Sam Westbrook had purchased the launch Catalina from A. L. McKel- vey. This issue contained an interesting article written by Mrs. M. E. Wood, who made her 100th channel crossing as guest of the Santa Catalina Island company. She had made her crossings in five different steamers: the Falcon, Warrior, Hermosa I, Hermosa II, and the Chbrillo. i i, i BOTFA LO, JOHNNY BOWIE, SAM BO,WEN, LIEUT. ERNF, ST I, BRIGGS, GLENN R (Navy) BROOKS, ROBERT (Navy) BROOKS, RUSSELL A. (Navy) BRO%VN, LIEUT. GALEN USNR BROWN, ROBERT (Navy) BUNTEN, RAY H. BURROWS, TOM (Coast Guard) BUTTS, LLOYD ALFRED CAMERON, LOUIS CAPLETTE, AL CARPENTER, LT. DONALD C. CAR'R,INGTON, BANE (Army) CARTE'R, IVAN CARTER, ORMON CERVANTES, BENNIE CHELBERG, JAMES (Marines) CJ-IU RC~, ERNEST CHURCH, RICHARD CLYDE CLARK, FRED COFFIN, MILTON GONRA:D, LARRY W. CONRAD, LIEUT. PHILIP CORMANY, JOHN COWELL, HARRISON ~pELL, HARVEY ELL, CAPT. L. M. CRA1N. LAWRENCE (Army) CRESSMAN, ARTHUR CUMMINGS, ARDEN DAVII)SON, ROBERT DICKSON, LT. COMD'R. GEO. L. DICKSON, LT. HARRY HODGES DODGE, RAY (C.G.) DONNER, WILLIAM 9e DOWS. JACK D. tNavy) DUGAN, LIEUT. JAMES R. DU VERNET, LT. CHARLES M. EBER, LAWRENCE F. EBER, LLOYD (Navy) EDWARDS, JOHN HENRY FITZGERALD. WARRE~I E. F~RANKLIN, JOHN (Navy) FROYA, JOHNNY GAGNON, FRANCIS JOSEPH @ARCIA, FRANK GARCIA, JOE GARCIA, LOUIS GARDNER, DON GERARD, EDGAR GIBSON, CLYDE EARL OIBSON, GEORGE (Coast Guard) GILDNER, HUNCY GILLESPIE, LOUIS A. OINNETT, CHA~RLES D. GINNETT, CLAYTON C. GINNETT. EARL W, GONZALF ~, BENNY .' ONZALES, JOE MENDEZ 3ONZALES, TONY GOSNELL, CLIFF GOULDING, JOHN ARTHUR GREIG, BILL GREIG, lAMES W. GURANICH, GLORIA WAC GURASICH, LIEUT. STEVE HALL, CYRIL IRVIN HALL, MARTIN G. HAMBLEN, JEAN HANSEN, GEORGE LOWELL, ELMER ELLWOOD LYTLE, ENSIGN BOB LYTLE. LIEUT. (j.g.) VICTOR MACDONELL, ALLEN A. MACHADO, FRANK MACHADO, JOE (Army) MACHADO, JOE FLOREZ MAC RAE, GEORGE MAC RAE, ROBERT G. A.A.F. MACHADO, RAMON FLOREZ M~PPIN, DONALD MARINCOVICH, MICHAEL MARINCOVICH, NICK MARINCOVICH,V1NCENT P. MARR ION, ERNEST MAU. K. H. (PETE) MAYA, CARLOS MAYA, MANUEL (Navy) MAZU1KA. MARTIN McCULLOUGH, REYNOLDS McKAY, JACK MURRAY, DONALD E. MOELLER, MERLE MOORE, VIRDO MORICICH, HARRY MURRAY, LEO B. MURPHY, CHARLES PATRICK NELSON, ELDON S. NEVILLE, SAMUEL D. NOLL, HAROLD NUTTING, LT. (jg) ED. B. (Navy) OHLHAUSEN, ALVIN OLSEN, WILFRED F JR. ORR, LIEUT (jg) ROBERT OVERHOLT, LT. MILES (Marines) PALLAS, AL PERLUSS, NORMAN PHILLIPS, JAMES POTEET. LUCEAN, tR. PRICE, LESTER PYLE. ERNEST L. (Army) RAM~EY, JIM RENTON, ARTHUR RENTON, LIEUT. MALCOLM REYES, JESUS REYES. JOHN LENARES REYES, MIKE REYES, SALVADORE RICHARDS, MELVIN RIKOLO, SAM RINEHART, SAMUE, L RONSON, BILL ROSS, TRUXTON K (U. S. Army) ROWLEY, CLARENCE W. RUTTER, STANLEY Z. SCHATAN, M ILTON--N.A.C. SCOTT, MAJ. BERT, JR. SI-HLLANDER, RICHARD SIERKS, TED (U. S. Marines) SILVA, ALVIN (Sea Bees) "k SHINN, DONALD SHONAFELT, PAUL A. (Navy) SMITH, B. 0. Navy SMITH, (~IET Army SMITH, GENE SMITH, LESTER Jr. Navy SMITH, ROY (Navy) SMITH, HUGH (BUDDY) SMITH, LIEUT. SHERMAN SMITH, LIEUT. WM. REXFORD ,g SOTO, ALFONSO M. SPRATT, RICHARD HARRINGTON, HOWARD T. SPRECHER, RALPH G. HA~RRINGTON, ENSIGN JACK F. 'STEVENSON, VILMA SCOTT WAC HARRISON, LIEUT. EDGAR--C.G. STONF. DAVID (Army) HATHAWAY. SILAS M. TAYLOR, GLYNN HEAD, EUNICE S. (SPAR) HERNANI)EZ, ANTHONY HERNAN~EZ, MAGDALEMO HERNANDEZ, MIANU E,L HESS. REX HEYWOOD, ALICE LEE (WAVF-~) H[NES. PAUL A. jr. (Navy) HODSON, JAMES F. (Army) HOMAN, ROBERT ROMAN H(ISTON. GUYON MACRAE HOWARD, JACK (Navy) JENNINGS, ROBERT JOHNSON, CARL BERNARD JONES, HOMER M. (Navy) JONES, ELDON (~avy) JONES, CAPT. ROBERT I~WIS TONES. TOM B. JORDAN, JIMMY (Navy) KISSLRING. GUS KII~OUR, CAPT. STUART KILGOUR, LIEUT. ~ C. KOOKEN, ROBERT KOOKEN, WESLEY (Tag) KUHRTS, GE@RGE THOMPSON, LIEUT. HENRY C TODD, DONALD TREJO. RALPH TURNER, CAPT. NOEL UPTON. EDWIN H. UPTON. SA~MMY UPTON, ROGER, JR. VAN SISTINE, PAUL VALDEZ. MANUEL HERNANDEZ VALENCIA, CARLOS VICKERS, JOHN L (Navy) VICKERS, RAY VIDALICH, JOHN VINES, ED VINSON, CARROLL VOJKOVICH, GEORGE ((~. WALKER, ARTHUR E. WALTON, CLAUDE (C.G.) WARNER, HAROLD (Navy) VeEGMANN, CAPT. HERBERT A. ~, PAUL (Navy) ~l~ BOB JACK WHITE, JOHN W TK C. (U R) THE CATALINA WH~ITE, Win. S. U.S. N, ] WILKINSON, TOMMY WILLACY, JOHN ' . WIIAAAMS, THOMAS (:a Y~I WILLIAMSON, PAUL M gI g,w WILLIS. H.M. (Coast ,( a~ WILSON, JOHN . WOODRUFF, RAY ((2. Li.I ZELDIN, DAVE ZELDIN, SIDNEY (Army Air ~- Killed in 17n: o; duty 4") WOOING THE WOMEN Less than a quarter of a women in the United States permitted to vote except in states which had grudgingly them that right. But in 1944 it is different. five million men overseas the will cast a majority of the vote~, fact, a Gallup poll indicated that in 1940 they cast slightly more 50 per cent of the ballots. As a result, both major parties are already out to inine favor at the polls. Before ing Governor Warren as noter for the June nominating vention the ,Republicans sidered the Congressional girl", Clare Booth Luce, for that because they realized she tract a great deal of attention women voters. Even though not selected, she will play a prominent part in the campaign. For their part, the Democrats wide pnblieity to their own girl", Dorothy Vredenburgh, a ly appoin*ed party secretary have much to do with for the l~mocratic convention. One of the old-fashioned practises required the tour :he highways and byways the bouncing babies which brought to the rallies and The winner of this year's elect~ be the man who kisses the mos: bias--or the most feminine .~ON TO VICTORY---~ In ancient days Turks and used to work and live in er during the rose harvest, a from May 15 to June 10. IF YOU NEED A .New S Tho Tailor AVENUE a comp/ete stock at wearing