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June 25, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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June 25, 1924

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PAGE TEN ......... THE CATALINA AVALON BOY SCOUTS BENEFIT AT PAVILION ~'v'hat with meeting the Governor of the State of California and haxin~ a benefit ~iven in their behalf, this has indeed been a fortunate week ior A\- alon Troop No. 1, Boy Scouts of Amcr- lea. Aplwoximately eighty dollars were netted from the benefit given Friday night. The scouts wish to extend their sincere appreciation and thanks to Mr. Wadsworth Harris for the donation of his time and nationally renowned tal- ent as interpretive reader and charac- ter impersonator for the benefit of scouting. Also to the committee who arranged the entertainment as well as benefitting them financially. Among these are Mrs. 1). M. Renton and Mrs. Shields. The scouts alsoI wisl'i to thank .Messrs. Ralph Heywood, Ches- hey Carver, Lee Renfroe and R', C. Holmes for singing several selections; Mr. Wood who rendered several num- bers on the stel guitar and Mrs. Ralph Heywood, who accompanied Mr. Harris on the piano. Governor Friend Richardson oi the State of California was officially in- troduced to Troop No. 1 on the pleas- urc pier Saturday lllornin~, and per- sonally greeted exery scout in the bl'OO]l. The governor CXl,ressed his ~inccre pleasure in meeting the only Island troop of Boy Seotlts in Cali- fornia. TEN YEARS AGO Items from the Islander of June ...~, Ic)14. "It is rtnelored that a prominent Ax- alonite made a trip to San Francisco last fall, and changed his name foe" a whole week." 'IMr. and .Mrs. \Vm. thmt, Jr., arc the happy parents of a 1{1t2 (pount]) daughter, who made her debut last Thursday evening at 11:45." "One hun.tired and twenty-five rel)- resentatives of the Editorial Associa- lion of Southern California arrive(t on the Cabrillo yesterday, prelmre(I to spend a week on lhc lgland." "l)r. Chas. F. Hohler of Pasadena, who was a guest of Captain ]'/arneson on the "ldris" recently, was among *hose who witnessed Mr. A. A. Carra- her land the first tuna o{ the season." WHITTIER STATE SCHOOl, BAND HERE THiS WEEK :\l~nost a thousand |)eopl9 were prc~> ent in the amphitheatrc Monday e\en- ing foe- the special l+rogram given by the \Vhittier StateSchool Band in honor of (;oxernor and .',lrs. Friend \V. Richardson. Captain Nicholas Shilzony directed the 1)l-Ogy,'tltl, and the announcements were made by 2',ir. l:rcd C Nelles, sut~erintendent of the school. \Vhen called on for a speech, Gox- ernor Richardson made a ~ery brief address, stating that he ha,l b