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JUNE 8, 1944 Seller was in Avalon for a W~eek Crirnminu-~h~ reported for the U S?NavT: Mrs. M. Porter returned to d home last Saturday. Hay'~s is occupying her tltna Street. Was noted returning from Sunday evening. Price returned Sunday her d.~ughter in Long with the U, S, Army, from an attack of Brooks and her young are here for a visit with s, the A. T. Stevens'. Paper, manager of the office, is on vacation M~an left for his Ome last Saturday, having week looking after his tolou avenue. [han]~xwell and her Jean were in Los An- returning to Avalon Jack McDowell have havi,ng spent one half ye',~rs in the anama. Mrs. McDowell last week seeing after avenue home. LEAVES TAHOE asch, USO Direc- June 15 for a course at Lake 'se is designed for Coast who have e social work experi- is to provide .an who have been more ~han a year to areas of USOpro- ence. It is also de- an opportunity for which will be inte- pattern of the Re- The experience will of classroom teach; eussion and confer- plans to take. "Stt- rogress and Leaders", Harleigh Trecker, tthern California ; "Uu- Dealing with Individ- Herbert E Chamber- and "Community Re- under Pro- rs assigned by National qualify through hav- a~ accredited Col- ,ing had, experience Directors to their local corn- is signed for U they are placed le need having been community itself." of Butler and has done University, ~.'School of Social Secretai'y for YWCA Ior eight ~ent to' ~Galifornia at Santa Mon- OH. Sence a subst lute xwll --" " ,"FO VICToRy ~.~ reaso.-is :for, open- National Bank No monthly ser- cost only $1. PAGr- t=tyE COMMUNITY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. ABOUT THE USO Leland L. Williams, Minister. Invasion Day Service About one hundred people gathered ~n the 'Community Church for a spec- ial service of prayer for the.men tak- ing pa,rt in the Allied Invasion. The organ nmsic was by Miss Carolyn Gross and the service included the Twenty-third Psalm, the Lord's Pray- er, a Litany of SymDathy, a special arrangement of the Beatitudes for a Responsive Reading, and a reading of the World Order Compact calling for the establ:ishment of a world-wide or- ganization for the preservation of peace. There were prayers foIa the men and women on the b~ttle fronts, for the leaders of our nation, the President of the United States amd the officers who are in command. The following poem was also read and some have asked that it be print- ed in the Islander: The Young Dead Soldiers The young dead soldiers do not speak. Nevertheless they are heard in the still houses (Who has not heard them?) They have a silence tl~at speaks for them at night And when the clock counts. They say, We were young. We have died. Remember us. They say We have done what we could But until it is finished it is not done They say, We have given our lives But until it is finished no one can know what our lives gave They say, Our deaths are not ours, They are yours, They will mean what you make them They say, Whether our lives and our deaths were for peace and a new hope--~r for nothing We cannot say. It is you who must say this They Say, We leave you our deaths. Give them their meaning. Give them an end to the war and a true peace, Give them a victory that ends the war and a peace afterwards, Give them their meaning. rvV;e were young, they say. We have died. Remember us. Archibald Maeleish Librarian of Congress. Children's Day Service Next Sunday is Children's a)ay and a combined service for the Chttrch and Sunday School will be held at 10:00 a. m. "Fhe call to worship, the invocation and the offering will be in charge of the young people The main part of the service will be in charge of Mrs. P. C. Woodruff, who will be assisted by her Sunday School teach- ers and by Kala L~zar at the piano The organ music will be by M~ss Car- olyn Gross. Following the promotion exercises for the third grade there will be a baptismal service and a story by the minister. Please note the change of time of our regular service; this Sunday it will be at 10:00 and all children participating in the program are requested to be ready 'by 9:45. Sunday School Picnic The Annual Sunday School Picnic was held Saturday afternoon and was well attended by the children and young people. Mr. Ralph Humphries a,nd Mrs. Ted Wedberg were in charge of the games and the dinner, assisted by the Sunday School teach- ers. There were contests and ganles, such as pie-ea.ting, rope pulling, two- legged race, sack race, nail driving, and many others. There was quite an array of bicycles for the bicycle race. Punch was served throughout the The USO Art Contest was judged last Thursday night by Don Hunt and Blaine Riley, Commercial Artists of the Maritime Service For the Professional Entries: First prize: D. H. Turner. Second prize: Potter, Sec. 13-D. Honorable Mention : D. H. Turner. Portraits : First prize: George Nelson, Sec. 131. Hon. Mention: Bushell; H. Rivere, Sec. 164; D. H. Turper. *,*----- - Specials : First prize: Potter, 13-D. Hon. Mention: L: McKeen, 15-D Figures : First prize: Bob Iwins, See. ll-D. Second prize: Leak. Hon. Mention: *I. Paul, Sec. 15-M. Comics : First prize: H. Rivere, See. 164 Second prize: Un-named. Hon. Mention: Hy Schneider, Sec. 154; Charles E. Bennett, Sec. 02E; The Deacon, Sec 154; Sam Bob- rick, Sec. 161; Poynter, Sec. 162; S. Barr, See. 14-D. Friday, June 2, the first official meeting of the Operating Committee was held in the USO Office. A report of Ma~rch and April activities was given by the Director, and a recom- mendation was passed for a record of Volunteer hours be kept starting June 1st, and that pins be given at the end of the first 160 hours in recognition of USO services. The Snack Bar Committee met Mon- day and decided to ha, e the Snack Bar open for the next four months from /5 00 o'clock to 11:00 p. m. ex- cept Saturday night when the Center is open until 12:00 p. m. and Sundays when it is open from 10:00 in the morn ing to 11:00 at night. The Club itself will con.tinue to be open from 9:00 a. m. every week-end morning until 11:00 at night. This week end brings Junior Host- esses from Alhambra. A trip to Camp Cactus ~s planned for the girls on Monday afternoon then back to the Center in time for the Monday Evening Dance at 8:30 o'clock. A plea is being made for more mag- azines--especially the latest ones. The USO has serrt many Popular Maga- zines to the other services stationed around Catalina Island. Your contri- butions will be greatly appreciated. Many thanks to Albert Conrad for the 'box of lemons. ON TO VICTONIr.~-- CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCHES This quotation from Jeremiah was the Golden Text in the Sunday Lesson -Sermon on "God the Only Cause and Creator" in all branches of The Moth- er Church, The First Chttrch of Christ, Scientist, in Boston: "He is the form- er of all things, and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: The Lord of Hosts is his name." "By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth," read a Lesson-Sermon passage from '~he Psalms. It continued, "The coun- sel of the Lord standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all genera- tions. Blessed is the na.tion whose God is the Lord." A verse from Revelation was also included "Thou a~rt worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are ~nd were created." Mary Baker Eddy wrote in "Sci- ence and Health with Ke, to the Scriptures: The substance, Life, in- telligence, Truth, and Love, which constitu, te Deity, are reflected by His creation;and when we subordir~atc the falsetestimcmy of the corporeal senses tothe facts of Science, we l) ADLETS i0 cents per line. Minimum charge 2-5c Expert hosiery mending. Hotrrs 10 to 2 for estimates. CatJalina Cleaners, 203 Metropole avenue. ----.24 ADI.~r Would like to borrow ~5000; give first mortgage,ample security. Box 1125. ---~p24. . ADL.ET -- Wanted-To rent ~t.wo bedroom house, six months le~.se. Mrs. Crim- mings, Hermosa Hotel.Apt. No. 74. ----24 ADI.I[T Avalon Insurance AIl~tcy--Avalcm phone, 147; San Pedro phone, Harbor 1288. 39t/ ADLET Guaranteed Watch Reimlrhtff--,Identl. fication Bracelets, name and addresg engraved free.FRESGO'S, MacRae Hotel Building. 37tf - -ON TO VIGTOIIr AVALON CHURCH SERVICES Cathollc--St. Catherine's Father Michael J. O'Connor, Cha.plais U.S.M.S Sunday--Mass at7:30 a. m. at St. Catherine's Church Mass at 10:00 a. rm at the Casino. Week Days---Everdng Mass at 6:15 i~. the new Chapel on Sumner Ave. Confessions--Saturdays and the Eve of First Fridays and H~!y Days Chri.thm Science Soclet,/ A branch of the Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scien.tist, in Boston, Massaefiusetts, holds Sun- day service at 11 a. m. Testimonial meetings at 2 p. m. on ~he third Wednesday of the monlh. Church Edifice, East Whitfley ave- nue. F~UV AN EXTRA ~ONE~ GIRL SCOUT BAKE SALE The Avalon Girl Scout Troop Com- mittee is sponsoring a sale of home baked goods Chis Saturday, at White's Transfer Co on Sumner Avenue. Mothers of the Girl Scouts and the Brownies, and members of the Mary Williams Club, will contribute cakes, lfie% rolls and cooloies for the sale. Mrs. L. M. Wahlquist and Mrs. Frank Bott are in charge of the planning, and will be assisted 'by Girl Scouts. All money from this ~le will go to- ward equipment for the Little House a~d possible operation of a day camp this summer. The sale will begin at 10:00 a. m. ------ON TO VICTORy RIVIERA THEATRE m ONE SHOW ONLY 7:30 P.M. NEW ADMISSION PRICES EFFECTIVE SATURDAY APRIL 1 Adults, E~tah. Price 42e Federal Tax 08c Total SOc Service Men, Estab. Price 29c Federal Tax 0Gc. Total 35,: Children, Estab. Price !~: Feder~ Tax 03c. Total Ilk: THURSDAY, JUNE 8 "EVE OF ST. MARK" starring Anne Baxter and Michael O'Shea. Also Cartoon and News. FRIDAY, JUNE 9 "LADLES IN WASHINGTON" with Trudy Marshall and RomJd Gra- ham. Plus News, Cartoon and Novelty, SATURDAY, JUNE 10 "UNCENSORED" featuring Eric Portman and Phyliss Calvert. Added Selected Short Sub- afternoon and the evening meal con- shall see his true likeness and reflect- jects. sisted of weincrs and Mrs. Chell- ion everywhere." S * * * berg's delicions baked beans, and sal- . BUY WAR I=OND$ UN. & NON JUNE i1-12 ads" brought by the teachers. Ice cream made a special treat for des- Members of Congress are orga~aizing"BETWEEN TWO "WORLDS sert. Mr. Parks donated ten pies for themselves a private flying club as a bit starring John Garfield ,xnd Paul Hen!~ the pie-eating 'contest ' " of post war planning." They anticipate reid. "Also News ~nd Cart,s'on." oN vo v,cvo~v " the (lay when they canbtizz back and WED. &)~UR;, JUNE 14-15 :~ Win~le's History of Catali~l& con-forth across the cotmtry serving tains many old-th'ne photog~91as and their constituencies and:when traffic ". ,'~TIOI~J[~G' a map of San[a Catalina. Order yourcops will hover around tli~c Capitol iu starring Marjorie Main and Wallac~ copy tod~r, helicopters. Beery. Plus Cartoon and News.