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ISLANDER AND PERSONAL William--~unt"of Victorville in Avalon for the summer. f , city clerk of Sierra Madre, have been enjoying a brief and Mrs. St. Ledger of Los ~Vere Island visitors for sev- last week. the popular hotel clerk Park is again to be found at after spending the winter at Hotel, Los Angeles. ~Vi~on is on duty on the -~ast of the pleasure pier again in the capacity of life also gives swimming les- ~SSor M. B. Dunkle, superin- of the Avalon schools, is leav- for an extended jaunt, cover most of the Pacific a visit to his former home formerly manager of the Country Club, who now is of theWestern Avenue Golf 324 South \Vestern aveuue, ~s spending some time in friends are glad to ---.-.____ and Mrs. L. R. Wadsworth guests of Mrs. Anna Bail- SUpervising the building of home-on East Avalon Ter- new house, which adjoins Bailey, is a material ad- rapidly improving sec- .~rs in the Avalon schools are for the summer. Mrs. Ruth ~take an extended pleasure es..Phelps and. Knox will at- school in Los Angeles, ~s Hahn will take in the va- at Berkeley. Herwig, one of the best most capable fruit and Salesmen, who is well known and who was at Carver's past two season's, arrived week, and is again cat- needs of Avalon hcmse- the above market. ~Irs. Max Morrison of Long Island visitors for several Week. Mr. Morrison is one in the Morrison-Dob- at the city across the The happy couple were the Hotel St. Catherine. Were happy!Wern't they on their honeymoon ? rnham of Pasadena has for several days fixing avenu,: cottage, pre- OCcupancy for the summer. he returned to Pasadena Wedding of Miss Doro- Prost and Francis George Jr., which took place yes- in the First Congre- rch in that city. The extends congratula- wishes to the happy We understand that to spend their honeymoon Mrs. Franciscus will be by Avalionites as the and Mrs. George H. so many years summer vis- r T , r Mr. Don Lee of San Francisco has rented the Diehl cottage at 317 Clar- essa avenue, for the summer months. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hill of Pasa- dena are occupying their cottage on Catalina avenue for the coming three months. Mr. and Mrs. GeorgeW. Haight and daughter Eva of Los Angdes have taken the La Casa de Hand bungalow on Catalina avenue for four months. Arthur Norbury and family are again domiciled in Avalon. Mr. Nor- bury is still following his custom of giv- ing (lancing lessons at the Casino dur- ing the summer months. Mrs. A. C. Greenfield and her bro- ther, Mr. Andy Martin, have leased the Coppage cottage on Crescent av- enue for several months. Mr. Martin is a member' of the Tuna Club and last season brought to gaff the world's re- cord broadbill swordfish. Professor Albert W. Dowden made a flying trip to the Island Thursday of last week. Mr. Dowden will act as life guard on North Beach again this season and at the close of his year's work as swimming instructor at the University of California, South- ern Branch, June 20th, will return to the Island for the summer. Mr. Dow- den will also again offer instruction in swimming and will have with him on the beach his wife and baby daughter, Mariana. President Ray R. Thomas, Vice- President fames W. Jump; Col. J. S. Stearns, A. C. Brode, H. Earlscliffe, H. W. Adams, F. H. Reed, H. J. Mal- len, Tom Mix, William Farnum, L. G. Murphy, C. Alma Baker, A. R. Martin, Hansen Moore, Geo. P. Griffith, R. J. Cope, Ralph Bandini, Col. J. Dorsey, A. G. Weeks, A. Alexander, Geo. B. Wilson, Geo. E. Pillsbury, Allerton Johnstone, I. T. Hurst, Lynn Reynolds and M. J. Yack were anmng the week end guests at the Tuna Club. GITCHE GUMME CAMP FIRE Last Friday evening the Camp Fire Girls held their regular meeting at Pebbly Beach, in the form of a picnic supper. About two o'clock the Misses Elizabeth MacLean, Doris Wilcox, Myrtle and Mary Gibson left Avalon to prepare the supper. Later in the afternoon the other girls arrived, and after eating a hearty supper they par- ticipated in many games. Following this the business meeting was held, plans for a birthday sale were dis- cussed and the date set for Saturday~ June 28th. ENTERTAINED CLUB A luncheon was given on Tuesday of last week by Mrs. Robert V. Baker to the members of the Avalon Mah Jongg Club and guests. Sweet peas decorated the tables, and dainty Chin- ese place cards were used. Among the guests and members present were Mrs. George Harrison, Mrs. Mary E. Beatty, Mrs. Clara Laurance, Mrs. Clarence Bunnelle, Mrs. Fred H. Reed, Mrs. Wm. Mead, Mrs. Charles Patrick, Mrs. McHenry Mosier, Mrs. W. Van Heiss, Mrs. M. B. Dunkle, Mrs. Charles J. "Dash and Miss Dorothy Hahn. High score was made by Mrs. C. J. Dash. The club will meet at the home of Mrs. Charles Patrick, June 24th. - ,| W. A. Spaulding of Los Angeles is spending a few days in Avalon. Captain and Mrs. O. I. Danielson, who have been wintering in Los An- geles, returned home last week. Dr. S. G. Salisbury of Monrovia is again spending a few days in company with his wife at their Descanso home. Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Wallace of Los Angeles are domiciled in the La Bon- ito cottage, at 347 Descanso avenue, for a two weeks stay. Mrs. J. J. Orton and daughter Ethel arrived on the Island Monday, and will open their new store, the Pavilion Chocolate Shop, Friday. Miss Adeline Ross of Niagara Falls, Canada, arrived in Avalon Monday, to spend the summer. Miss Ross is a niece of Mr. and Mrs. P. West of Whittley avenue. Mrs. Anna Bailey is entertaining for a couple of weeks ten disabled veter- ans of the world war, at her East Av- alon Terrace residence, under the aus- pices of Palestine Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. Mr. L. G. Murphy and daughter ar- rived at Catalina from their Converse, Indiana, home last Saturday. Mr. Murphy is one of the veteran anglers of the Catalina Tuna Club, who cross- es continent each year to spend sev- eral months at Avalon. The .war tax will be off theatre ad-' missions after July 1st, then admissions to the Strand Theatre will be 35 and 25 cents for adults, and 15 cents for children, in the evening. At matinees the prices will be 25 cents for adults and 10 cents for children. Dr. Natha.niel Gardner, member of the faculty of the University of Cal- ifornia, is an Island visitor for a few days. Dr. Gardner is making ~. special study of seaweeds around Catalina and statesthat he hasHound a number of specimens that hard not been found elsewhere On the Pacific coast. FORMER RESIDENT PASSES Mrs. Frank J. Wattenpaugh of 721 West 96th street, Los Angeles, answer- ed the call of her Maker at 12:10 a. m., June 4th~--She passed calmly on to the land from whence she came. Mrs. Watenpaugh was well known and greatly beloved on Catalina Is- land, where she lived for many years. A woman of charming personality, and many sterling qualities, she leaves to mourn her loss many loyal friends, whose sincere sympathy is extended to her husband and her sister, Mrs. H. P. Vedder of Avalon. Although ailing for the past two years, she apparently was gaining in health and strength when the end came. The high esteem in which she was held by all was evidenced by the pro- fusion of beautiful floral offerings. Life is joy, and love is power. Death all fetters doth unbind; Strength and wisdom only flower When they toil for all our kind. Hope is truth. The future giveth More than present takes away, And the soul forever liveth Nearer God, from day to day. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express .to our friends in Avalon our sincere thanks for the many evidences of sympathy shown by them since the recent death of wife and sister, and for the beautiful flor- al pieces sent to the interment. Frank J. Wattenpaugh.~ Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Veeder. PAGE SEVEN BENEFIT FOR AVALON TROOP .NUMBER ONE, BOYSCOUT~ The people of Avalon should avail themselves of the splendid opportuni- ty to hear one of the best imperson- ators of the country on Friday even- ing, June 20th. Mr. Wadsworth Har- ris is to be at the Pavilion on Cres- cent avenue. The entertainment is for the benefit of the Avalon Boy Scouts, and we trust everyone will help to support this fine organization by attending this entertainment. Remember the date--Friday evening, June 20th: Time, 7:45 o'clock. Ad- mission, adults 35c; children under 12; 25 cents. Aside front the fine program that Mr. Harris will give,the Avalon quartette, composed of Ralph Hey- wood, Chesney Carver, Lee Renfroe and R. C. Holmes, will sing. There also will be a steel guitar solo by Mr. Wood of the St. Catherine Hotel Or- chestra. By the way, you may be interested to learn that Mr. Harris' mother was a fir:,( cousin of the poet l,ongfcllow. If you cannot come, hell) the scouts by I)uylng a ticket. THE ISLANDER ADLETS ADLET RATES---Ten cents per line per issue. Minimum charge, 25 cts. Found--On beach, a gold watch.'. Owner can have the same by paying for this advertisement and making sat- isfactory identification to the harbor: master on pleasure pier. 23; For Sale----National Cash Register, 315 Sumner avenue. 23p For SMe----A grass rug 8x12. In good condition, will exchange for small ta- ble with drawer. Will consider table any way. Address 530 Descanso, Av- alon California. 23 Lost--A raccoon fur collar, on May 27th, on board walk near Casino. Any one finding the same please return to Mrs. Shields, Heywood's Dry Goods Store. 23 For Sale--Baby buggy. : First class Condition, $15. Call 45-J. 310-A Whit- tley avenue. .., 23 F~r,~Sal~--Fine corner lot; 36x47, with furnished house; ,~jus't repainted. Good bargain for someone. Corner Sumner avenue and Beacon st. 23p For Sale--One-hole fireless cooker in good condition; also two-burner gaso- line stove, nearly new. 315 Catalina avenue. 23p For Sale--Canaries--Imported and domestic St. Andrewsbury Rollers. Apply Mrs. A, Reid, 207 Whittley, (down stairs). 23-25-27-p For Sale---Singer Sewing Machine, drophead, seven drawers, like new. $35.00. Doris apts., No. 22. 23p For Sale, Launch--30 feet long, 8 h. power, with skiff and mooring. Harry Warner, Pleasure Pier. 23p Lo.t---A 3a Eastman Folding Kodak. Finder please return to 342 Claressa aCenu~ and receive reward7 23p For Sale Launh--30 foot long, 8 foot beam, 40-h. p. Wisconsin en~ne, two tanks (80 gal.) self starter. Two bunks, toilet, stove and furnishings, moorings, flags, etc. Worth over $4000. Owner will sell for $2000. P. O. Box !323, Avalon. 23p House Clunins andWindow Wa,h- ing-.Houses put in order. John An- derson Dittins or WaffleParlor. 22tf C.FOrB_ Runt--Cottage by the year See Parker, Parker Court. Catalina House and Window Ci~- ors--Eleetrle vacuum machines rented. Fullerton, Box 1452, Avalon 17tf - : ,7