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i er usban i nciiie ran s a ies un irII ..... BY CHARLES M. KELLY new adventures on the mainland. "My mother (Ada Small) was president of the Women's Club from One time Islander AdE B. Small, 98, died last 1952-1954," Eric Small said. year. The Small family will be reuniting in Avalon His Uncle Lawence Braslow, M.D., on his from Tuesday, Aug. 3 to Friday, Aug. 8. The main mother's side, owned the Avalon Clinic when it was purpose of the gathering is to inter her in the Avalon on Sumner. Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 6. Paul Braslow, 86, attorney at law, had a prac- "We'll all be together on Friday," said her son, tice on Cresent. A third brother, Arthur Braslow, Eric "Ricky" Small, 77, who organized the gathering married local girl Mary O'Leary. "The old timers for his family, would know my mother's brothers very well," Eric "We're all there until Sunday." "I'm the sponsor. Small said. Frenchie and Ada left Catalina when so I've taken rooms all over town," Eric Small said. Frenchie was offered an opportunity to run a polo In all, 28 of Ada SmaU's brothers, nieces, children, operation in Palm Springs. "My father was an avid grandchildren, great grandchildren and their spous- polo player," Eric Small said. es are expected at the reunion to inter her with The following is a list, provided by Eric Small, family members in Avalon Cemetery. Some of the of family members who will attend the gathering for family will be traveling from as far as Washington, Ada Small: Eric Small; Eric's children Eden and her i' D.C. to inter Aria alongside other family members, husband Martin H.aff, on, Dr. Trevor A. and his wife t iAda SifiaJiWhS bdrn in 1911.Frenchie Small- Rachel Small; Erics grandchildren Sam H~ffon, waS a jo~cl~ey- ~ horsetratner. In the early 1930s, Caitlyn Halfon, Grayson Small and Hudson Small. d Frenchie Small met William Wrigley in 'Chicago. Fred Small Sr., children Fred Small Jr. (anative Wrigley offered him a job running the horse opera- Islander), Mason Small, Kathrine (a native Islander) tion at Rancho Escondido. Frenchie and Ada arrived and John Small Grimmer; grandchildren Danilla in Avalon in 1933, according to Eric Small.Grimmer and Alex Grimmer Ada and Frenchie' had four children: Eric Lori Small and her husband Steve Inlow; their (Ricky) Small, Fred Small, Stephen P. Small and daughter Kira and her husband Joe Leon; grandchil- Lori Lee Small. Eric came to Catalina when he was dren Jacob Leon, Kaleb Leon, Stephen Small and !i 1. Steven and Lori were born on the Island.his wife Dolly Small; children Kelsey Small, In 1935, FrenchieSmall was offered the oppor- Small, Courtney Small and Florian Schaugg; ~tynO?~? l~@a~al~ ~tal~e~3:~They ran the children Casper Schaugg and Cecilia Schaugg, Dr. " - stables until 1962, when they left the Island to find Joel and Dr. Kristi Braslow are Ada's nieces. 101 Madlla #6 ;C al m!a 90704 Stb )Soo Fax: (310} 510.2882 Dan Teckenoff, Publisher dan@cinews.us Dennis Kaiser, Editor ed@cinews.us Alison Carter, Accounting joy@sunnews.org Angela Teckenoff, Office Goddess angela@cinews.us Michelle Manion, Production ads@cinews.us 11~e Catalina Islander Volume: 98 Issue: 31 Issue Date: July 30, 2010 (USPS 093-140) Acceotance under 39C. F.R. 3464 Periodicals postage paid at Avalon CA 90704 and oBrer addi~ooal otilces Adjudication Decree No. 377598. Data of Adjudication: Oct. 4. 1934 Exact Name of Newspa~)er as shown in t~e Pe~tion for Adjudication: ~re Catalina Islander. Published weekly at 101 Manila Avenue. #6 Avalon. CA 90704 DEADBNE$ Calendar: Noon Monday News: 5 p.m. Monday Display Advertising: 2 p.m. Tuesday Classified AdvertJsing: Noon Tuesday Legal/peblic Notices: 5 p.m. Monday One Year Subscription: Catalina .............................................. $39 Mainland ............................................ $48 Mainlano (dual address) .................... $58 Subscript/ons via First C/ass Mail are available for $80 per year. Postmaster. Send address changes to The Catalina Islander ~.O. Box 428. Avalon. CA 90704 The enore contefTtS of]he Catalina Islander are copy.ghted by ]he Catalina ~s~an~. NO pa~ may oe reDrooucee in any fashion without written con~nt of tt~e publP, her. Th~s ~ub~ca~on ~s pnnted almost en~re~y on rec~ paper. Proud Member of the CAUFORNiA NEWSPAPER C~ PUBUSHERSASSCQA~ON IRI~ P.~ Iro Bi,ll(MtJC MODERN AMERICAN CUISINE AND SEASONAL DRINKS Full Premium Bar & Extemdve Wine Selection LIVE MU$~ THU/~DAY NIGHTS 7-10PM $10 COVER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC THURSDAY-MONDAY CALL FOR RESERVATIONS 310.510.7404 ~'~,;. 2 . Friday, July 30, 2010 The CATALINA ISLANDER