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ACE EIGHT " Do You Remember? (Compiled from files of The Catalina Islander by Chas. H. Smith) Ten Years Ago From the Catalina Islander of July 20, 1927 : Announcement was made that there would be an "Avalon Day" at the Catatina Isthmus on Friday, July 22. The death of Mrs. Zurelda Jargs- torff, aged 84 years, was reported from San Pedro. She had been a resi- (tent of California for 62 years. Her WORKERS BEING PLACED ..-----_. 'One hundred and thirty-one thou- sand Los Angeles county jobs were filled with Los Angeles county men and women through the efforts of the California State Employment Service during the fiscal year which ended June 30th. These heartening figures are revealed in a month by month table compiled by the statistician of the I~s Angeles office. Of the total 1139,468 placements were made by the Los An- geles office and its branches, the rest bv the affiliated employment bureaus of Long Beach, Pasadena and Santa first visit to Santa Catalina IslandMonica. was in 1868. She and Mr. Jargstorff Almost half of the placements made were married in 1869, and their wed-were in private industry and business, ding was said to have been the firstthe rest in various public works, but American wedding in San Pedro. Mr. the figures do not include the thou- Jargstorff was associated with the sands of relief placements at security Banning Company ior over twenty wages, which the Service made in the years. He (tied in 1886. earlier months of the fiscal year. Total A Catalina Health School was being placements were almost double those conducted at the Avalon public schools of the previous fiscal year. "These figures are encouraging, and by the Los Angeles Public Health we are much pleased with the results Service, the County Health Depart- ment and the Catalina schools, of our work," said Arthur E. Wood, Members of the National Federation Los Angeles county manager for the of Women's Clubs visited Santa Cata-service. "Pleased, but not satisfied, for lina Island as the guests of the Bus- we cannot be satisfied while an em- ployable Los Angeles county citizen anp~o Club of Los Angeles. is without a job. If this year shows The largest tuna taken for the sea- son to date weighed I59 pounds, as much improvement as dhl the last, A baseball game between members we shall be nearing our goal. of the Long Beach Municipal Band "Analysis of these figures brings out and Porters Catalina Marine Band, some interesting facts. Our poorest played in Avalon, resulted in a victory month this year, was better than our for the visitors, best during .the fiscal year of 1935~ The Catalina Swimming Club was 1936. Fifty-two per cent of the posi preparing to hold a W'ater Carnival tions found'for men, and 48 per cent July 24. of those for women, were permanent, A California whale 65 feet long, the rest temporary--that is, lasting taken in San Clemente Channel, was from one to thirty, days. There is also brought into Avalon Bay. a distinct rise in the level of the open- ings now tenting to us. More than Gee. H. Duty received a Blue But- half the jobs we now fill, fall into the ton from the Tuna Club for taking a tuna weighing 150 pounds, skilled classifieations, .and command Married, by Judge E. Windle, At- adequate pay. The depression, as is kins Niekerson and Myra M. Prior of always the case, has lasted longest Los Angeles. among 'white collar' workers, but we Born, July 12, to Mr. and Mrs. I_o are making constantly increasing R. Gavlord, a son. placements of well qualified workers On "this same date, a daughter was of this sort. We find it much easier to born to Mr. and Mrs. J. Ivan 'white collar' people who have Twenty Years Ago From The Islander of July 17, 1917: Eighteen members of the Redondo Beach Band visited Avalon. Their music brought many visitors to the water front as the steamer arrived. I'resident Joe Coxe of the Tuna Cub is credited with saving the life of a man who while rowing from a yacht to the shore had fainted and fallen overboard. The following waitresses were re- ported busy in the diningroom of the Metropole. Cafe: Hannah Harrington, Minnie Murray, Helen Urban, Anna Mave, Katherine McLaughlin, Marga- ret Torrey, Christine White, May Roberts, Julia Murphy, Lydia Wil- liams, Goldie Wininger, Sadie Mc- Lauvhlin, Annie DeMarc. Kasen He- rino, Agnes Courtney, Katie Walker, Anna Laudry, Hattie Morgan, Frances King. Alice Berry and Ethel Gardob. joe Buck wa~ {he head-waiter. g. (2. Dilbi)'of Los Angeles brought to gaff'a giant~;7 'se~/ bass weighing 380 t~ounds. James Daly of the same city took one weighing 200 pounds. Rev. Hugh K. Walker of Los An- geles was an Avalon visitor and was announced to preach at the Commun- ity Congregational Church the follow- ing Sunday. Mr. and M-rs. R. 1. Cope were en- tertaining Mr. and *frs. S. Cline at their Metropole avenue home. D. L. Cullen was a guest at National Camp. Mrs. M. E. Hewett of Riverside and two nephews were visiting Ava- h:m, and had decided to remain until October. SO ALL PEOPLE MAY KNOW ~.Ve will send the Catalina I.*dander, postpaid, to an)" address in the United Slates, for : Three Months .................................... 50 Six Months ....................................... $1.00 One Year .......................................... $2.00 Three Years .................................. $5.00 O Summer, Winter, Sprlttg or Fall, Cat, alina's best of all. specialized in some certain work, than those who have just had a general ed- ucation, and a too diversified work ex- perience. "We are feeling optimistic about the progress of the Service anti the economic condition of LOs Angeles county." LINE-UPS ANNOUNCED FOR ALL-STAR MOTION PICTURE BALL GAME Hollywood's answer to all Baseball Games is the all-star game of movie stars, radio and stage artists, to be enacted at Wrigley Field, Saturday afternoon, July 17, for the benefit of the Mount Sinai Hospital, says Benny Rubin, manager of the teams, who an- nounces that the comedians, with Joe E. Brown, Captain, will line u1~ as follows: Warren Hymer, Buster Kea- ton, c; Joe E. Brown, Harry Ruby, Benny Rubin, p; Andy Devine, Benny Baker lb; Joe E. Brown (while not pitching), Frank MeHugh, 2b; Mit- chell and Durant, ss; George Jessell, Eddie Quillan, Joe Jenner, 3b; Three Ritz Bros., rf; Parkykarkas, Eddie Cantor, cf; Ernie Stanton, Vince Bar- nett, lf; Mascot, Bobby Breen. Utility: Sid Grauman, Clarence Muse, Bill Robinson, Carl Sawyer. Robert Taylor, captain, announces the line-up as follows for the leading men: Big Boy Williams, George O'- Brien, e; Walter Abel, John Boles, Lee Traey, ~; Fred McMurray, Donald Wood, lb: Jack L. Warner, Sam Bris- kin, 2b; Dick Purcell, Richard Arlen, ss; George Raft, Mack Grey, 3b; Rob- ert Taylor, Charles ~tarrett, of; Er- hie Orsatti, Vic Orsattl, ef; Raoul Walsh, Pat O'Brien and Glen Morris, (Olympiad Games Decathlon champ) lf: Mickey Rooney. mascot. Utility: David Butler, Darryi Za- nuck, Jack Mulhall. Umpires: Walter Winehell, Mau Mountain Dean, Charles Murray, Dan- iel Boone Savage, Victor Moore, and Fred Stone. Tickets are now on sale at Southern California Music Co., 737 So. Hill Street and all ticket agencies. THI CATALIi A EVERY BANKING SER Savings, Commercial, Trust, Drafts, Collecti0ns Resources Over $500,000,000 MEMBE:R FEOE.AL ot,osiT l lg'IJRITY'-l Iliffl TION'AIa FEO ' ,..o O B. tNKOP MS . GELES CATALINA ISLAND BRANCH W, J. Laurin, Manager SAFE DEPOSIT VAULTS 112 Avalon Blvd. WILMING tON, CALIF. KWIK WAY VALVE GRINDING EZEL BRAKE TESTER TRU DRUM LATHE Agents for U. S. Tires, Willard Batteries and Union Gasl~S Tarpon Tuna, Deep Sea or Oce ttt H. D. MacRAE COMPANY, AVALON, CATALINA IS Or may other Dealer, Yom 92 FULTON STREET, NEW YORK Ts# The Largest Manufacturer of Hand-Made Rods, Reels and Every Description in America Catalog No. 18--172 Pages--on Request