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PAGE SIX THE CATALINA Published Every Wednesday at WINDLE'S PRINT SHOP AVALON, CALIFORNIA ERNEST WINDLE, Editor and Owner OHMS. H. ~MITH -- Associate Editor SUBSCRIPTION RATES (in advance). Three Years ............ ..._ ........ Five Dollars (On19 Vv'hen P~id in Atlvance). One Year ........................... Two Dollars Six Months ................... One Dollar Three Months ....................... Fifw"Ccnts Single Copies .......................... Five Cenm A DVERT~SING RATES Display Advertising 50c per Inch, Each -Insertion. 500 Inches During a Period of Six Months, 35c per Inch Liners 10c her Line, Minimum 25c. Eh'tereil as Second-Class Matter March 31, 1914, at the Postoffice at Avalon, CalH. Undi~r the Act of March 3, 1897. The columns of the Is'lander are open to the general public, on an~ of the fol- lowing subjegts: Local Politics and Gov- ernment, Fishing, Hunting and Ca~ping. Items of Iocar news interest will be greatly appreciated. The Los Angeles morning and Sun- day newspapers are now arriving at Avalon at 6 o'clock. They are brought over by a special boat. ---------- : 0 ; More than twenty arrests were made by tile local police on charges of va- grancy, drunkenness and disturbing the peace, during the past week-end. Three of the defendants were women, who plead guilty to "drunkenness". Their "escorts" paid the fines. ---- : O: ~--- Reports come from the Istlmms that several large yachts from San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego put into that harbor during the holi- day season. Most of the guests went ashore and enjoyed the dancing and other entertainment furnished by the management of the Isthmus resort. ---- : O ~ --------- In his school paper, "The Chirp", lmblished at the Twenty-fourth Street School, Los Angeles, Fred Paul Baker, B-4, writes: "We went to Catalian Is- land and stayed two days and one night. We visited the Bird Park and saw many kinds of birds. I like the Anaerican Eagle the best. It is one of the biggest birds." :O:~ With the erection of a water stor- age tank, pipe lines and a pinup, the Santa Catalina Island Company is now preparing the ground for the Wrigley Mentorial Park at the upper end of Avalon Valley. The water storage tank is located at an altitude of 650 feet above sea level, and will furnish an ample supply of water for the park. ---------- : 0 : ------- Mayor F. M. Paulson anci City At- torney Frederick Baker were instruct- ed to appear in the Superior Court at Long Beach July 5, in answer to a citation in the suit now pending be- tween E. J. Ahnow and the City of Avalon. Mr. Altnow operates a bi- cycle renting concession and is seek- ing an injunction to restrain the po- lice department front enforcing O,rdi- nance No. 201, passed recently to reg- ulate vehicle traffic on the city streets. -- : O: ------ The fireworks display given under the auspices of the Catalina Business Men's Associationand the City of Avalon lasted for almost two hours Monday evening. The public display was discharged from the road near the bathhouse, and was augmented by several displays from yachts and oth- er pleasure craft anchored in the bay, as well as by several hundred dollars worth of firecrackers discharged from the beach near the pleasure pier. The illmnination wasgreatly enjoyed by the visitors. --------- : 0 : -------- OUr Adlet Column helps. Try it. UNITED STATES POST OFFICE Office of the Postmaster General, Washington, D. C., June 19, 1933 Order No. 3722. Section 509, Postal Laws & Regula- tions, is amended as follows, effective July l, 1933. Restoration of 2-cent rate on Local First-Class Matter. This applies ON- LY to LOCAL FIRST-CLASS "MAIL, in cities WHERE THERE IS MAIL CARRIER SERVICE. Therefore, the postal rate in the city of Avalon has not changed. I would also llke to advise, for the ben- efit of patrons, that there is now in- coming mail at night, arriving at 6:15 P. M., which is distributed to post of- fice boxes; and an outgoing mail in the morning, which closes at 7:15 A. M. Two outgoing and two incoming dis- patches, daily, except Sunday O. E~ Bailey, Postmaster. ------ : 0 : ----- FILM PRODUCER BUYS YACHT Purchase of the twin-screw steam yacht "Rover", one of the world's largest and most palatial pleasure craft, by Howard Hughes, local film producer, was revealed recently. Built at Glasgow in 1930 for the Earl of Inchcape, British shipping magnate, the 320-foot vessel is regard- ed as the last word in ocean-going power yachts. She will dwarf in size all other yachts in Pacific waters, registering 1851 net tons, as compared to only 551 net tons for E. L. Doheny's 254-foot "Casiana", based at Los Angeles Har- bor. The $1,500,000 "Rover" is scheduled to sail from Falmouth late next month and to arrive at San Pedro about Sep- tember 1. Though no announcement as to her ultimate status has been made by Mr. Hughes, the "Rove'r's" documents have been transferred to a Panantan concern, tile Rover Steam- ship Company. Mr. Hughes's present yacht, the 160- foot Diesel cruiser "Hilda", is soon to leave for sale on the east coast. -------- : 0 : ----- CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS Tile United States Civil Service Commission has announced open com- petitive examinations as follows: Junior Park Naturalist, $2,000 a year, less a deduction not to exceed 15 per cent as a nteasure of economy and a retirement deduction of 3 per cent; National Park Service, Depart- ment of the Interior. Senior Highway Construction Su- pervisor, $4,600 to $5,400 a year, Sen- ior Highway Design Engineer, $4,600 to $5,400 a year, less a deduction not to exceed 15 per cent as a measure of economy and a retirement deduction of 3 per cent; Bureau of Public Roads, Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. Cost and Production Superintend- ent (Shoe Factory), $2,000 a year, less a deduction not to exceed 15 per cent as a measure of economy and a re- tirement deduction of 3~ per cent; Federal Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kans. All States except Iowa, Maryland, New Hampshire, Vermont, Virginia, and the District of Columbia have re- ceived less than their share of ap- pointments in the apportioned depart- ntental service at Washington. Full information may be obtained from Louise Newberry, Secretary of the United States Civil Service Board of Examiners, at the post office. --------- :0:~ Types of driving and drivers deemed responsible for many traffic hazards are included in a list recently received by the Automobile Club of Southern California. "Slow poke" automobile operators and "speeders" led the crit- ic's list, which also included the fol- lowing: Persons breaking in new cars, sight-seers who cling to the center of the road, young lovers--with the oper- ator driving with one arm only, near- sighted persons, and families who per- mit the children to take turns at driv- ing. ---- :o:-- Note to prosperlty: "Come back home--all is forgiven."--Sall Diego Herald. AVALON THEATRE PROGRAM Matinees 2 P.M. Any seat 25c. Chil- dren under 12, 15c; evening shows, 7:30 and 9:20. Any seat 40c;.fhildren mader 12, 25c. Wednesday, July 5--Fay Wray and Gene Raymond in "Ann Carver's Pro- fession", dramatic, romantic, thrilling. An Our Gang comedy, "Birthday Blues", a novelty, "Broadway Gossip", and a Looneytoon, "Beau Bosko". Thursday, July 6--Bing Crosby, Burns and Allen, Richard Arlen, and Jack Oakie in "College Humor", the tuniest, crooniest, looniest spectacle that ever gets a diploma. A comedy, "Torchy's Loud Speaker", and a Pathe Review. I;riday, July 7--Chic Sale, Preston Foster, Frank Albertson, and Jackie Searle in "At the Crossroads"; Ed ed " Kennedy in a com y, Good House Wrecking", a Pepper Pot comedy, "Little White Lies", and a Graham McNamee News. 0 Saturday, July &-Constance Bennett in an exceptionally good picture, "Bed of Roses"; Laurel and Hardy in a comedy, "Their First Mistake", and a Battle for Life novelty, "The Sea". Sunday, July 9--Ginger Rogers, Norman Foster, Gregory Ratoff, Frank McHug'h, Zasu Pitts, and Franklin Pangborn in "Professional Sweet- heart", a good, fast-moving comedy; Dorothy Granger and Tom Kennedy in a comedy, "She Out Done Him", and a Fox News. Monday, July 10--Bette Davis, Oene Raymond, Frank McHugh and Mon- roe Owsley in "F,x-Lady"; a Mickey McGuire comedy, "Mickey's Big Broadcast", a Hodge Podge novelty, "Down On the Farm", and an Oddity, "Microscopic Mysteries". Tuesday, July ll--John Hallidav, Charlie Ruggles, Neil Hamilton, Shir- lev Grey, and Jack LaRue in "Terror Aboard"; a Taxi Boys comedy, "Hot Spot" a novelty, "Hollywood on Par- ade", and a Pathe News. Wednesday, July 12--A new, warm- er Elissa Landi, and Warner Baxter in one of his best roles in "I Loved You Yesterday", and Victor Jory, Miriam Jordan, and Laura Hope Crews; a Lambs Gambol comedy, "Poor Fish", and a Paramount Pic- torial. --------- : O: ~ RIVIERA THEATRE PROGRAM Theatre Opening for the Season Sat- urday, July 1. Daily Change of Pro- gram with Evening Shows Only. 7:30 and 9:15 P. M. ~Price, any seat 25c; Children under 12, 15c. Matinees Only at Avalon Theatre-- Wednesday, July 5--Gary Cooper, W.C. Fields, Allison Skipworth, Jack Oakie, Charley Ruggles, Wynne Gibson and Richard Bennett in "If I Had a Million"; Marie Prevost and Louise Fazenda in a comedy, "Hesitat- ing Love", and a Looneytoon, "Ride 'Era Bosko". Thursday, July &--William Powell and Joan Blondell in "Lawyer Man"; Lloyd Hamilton in a comedy, "False Impressions"; a Pooch the Pup car- toon, "Terrible Troubadour," and a Newman travelogue, "When in Rome." Friday, July 7----Ralp'h Bellamy, Glo- ma Stuart, Pat O'Brien, Frank Albert- son, and Slim Summerville in "Air Mail"; a Broadway Brevity in techni- color, "C'est Paree", and a Merry Melody cartoon, "You're Too Careless With Your Kisses." Saturday, July 8----Paul Muni, Glen- da Farrell, and Hardie Albright in "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang"; a band number, "Smash Your Bag- gage", and a Strange As It Seems novelty. Sunday, July 9--Loretta Young, Eric Linden, Aline MacMahon, and Frank McHugh in "Life Begins"; a cemedy YACHTING NEWS { (Gontinued from Page 1. sailing with their cat-boat Mr. and Mrs. Ben guests, power yacht "El and Mrs. ~reat and guests, "Kamara"; Eugene Rosenth~ guests, cruiser "Kickapoo"; _\lrs. Arthur Morris and er "Holiday". Mr. and Mrs. Hugh guests, cruiser "Una C"; lich with his sloop "Lady He G. Blymyer and guests, sloop Mr. and Mrs. Eyers and guestS, er "Migrator"; Mr. and Mrs. Jones and guests, ketch and 3.Irs. De Remer and er "Nautigal". There were a number of tile larger type at anchor Catherine Hotel, among Schenck's schooner Dalton's schooner "Gloria Don Lee's power yacht Walter Horn's schooner Mr. Brian's schooner "Pc "Stranger" with Mr. and Mr' Little and guests on board. tania", owner not known, others, all making a beaut with their flags fliyng in the Mrs. James W. Juntp the cruiser "Ranger" her son in charge. The Hon. Jimmy arrive, much to our regret. The long distance crmser Long Beach to San postponed to a later date in mer. This race was 1st. Conmtodore Norman Long Beach Yacht Club gave information. "------ : O : "---------- STANDINGS Following are the percent" ceived by the various clubs including Sunday's games: Pacific Coast Leag~s Sacramento .600, Los Hollywood .557, Portland .473, Oakland .460, Seattle Francisco .382. National League New York .632, St. Louis burgh .521, Chicago .500, B Brooklyn .478, Cincinnati delphia .403 ...... ; American League Washington .643, New ~~0e~ Philadelphia .514, Chicago .4e'41~~ land .479 Detroit 465, Boston Louis .373. : O " "----'-- A small son of Israel was his papa going upstairs two a time. "Solly," asked his father, you go upstairs two steps "To save the earlier," plied. "Good boy, good boy," "but be very careful not to trousers."--Magazine "Caliente Love", and a News. Monday, July l(Y-Claudette George M. Cohan and in "Phantom President"; son in a comedy, "LightS,, a Newman travelogue, l London." Tuesday, July ll--Anita Beaty and Raymond Hat Big Cage"; a Tap Toe", and a Sport Wednesday, July Warren Hymer, William Jack Oakie, and Zasu Pitts son Square Garden"; in a contedy, "Hey wald cartoon, "The