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AND PERSONAL Mrs. Fred H. Reed enter- 'house party over the week- at their beautiful home on Cres- avenue. sociAL ANO PERSONAL Lola Michaels of E1 Monte Miss Vehna Manwaring ot AI- are visiting the C. W. Man- at "Cosy Corner." rSOCIAL AND ffERSONAL Paul A. Lomax of Chicago a day last week with his sister, Freda Lomax, and his brother- Rev. La Rue C. Watson. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL ~. Bertha Hazeldon, with John came over from Owens- recently, to spend their annual week at Catalina, putting up :Ihe Island Villa. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Win. L. Deist and Mrs. Homer ~fright, two socially prominent matrons of Hollywood, are a few weeks at one of the cottages on Clemente avenue. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL JaVaes F. Ahern, of Chicago, arrived I!he Catalina August 1st, for an ex- visit with Mr. and Mrs. Ahern, and, more particu- to gfve his namesake, "Jimmy" the once-over. He is a very uncle of that young Catalina SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Principal M. B. Dunkle and Wife spent the week-end in Ava- :ttending to school matteTs. Mr. has just finished his work in summer school of the State Uni- at Berkeley, and he and his are now starting on their real which will be in the nature ~ auto tour. SOCIAL AND [II~'RSCINAL young ladies of the Telephone had an enjoyable evening Tues- rfight August 4th, hiking by moon- across the Island returning at Lunch was served at the office, a watermelon donated by I'Ioover. Those present were as : ~{isses D. McCully, A. Mc- L. Ruffelle, E. Rose,- E. A. McPherson, A. Earhart, B. E. Hart, A. Moricich, E. Van and D. Tesciona. THE CATALINA ISLANOER ~r~ and Mrs. Tom Mix and their daughter Tomasina, spent the at their lovely home on the Little Tommy (as she is is making good progress in the having no fear of it whatever, so6n be swimmlng. Both Mrs. Mix are greatly inter- Ayalon, and, after his strenu- Work in the studio, Tom finds a across the channel in his luxun- Cruiser Miss Mixit, with his fam- and a short stay at his Island is the best tonic and rest he find. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Club guests included Presi- Geo. C. Thomas, Vice-President Martin, Secretary A. C. Brode, V. Jump, H. Earlscliffe, L. P. Fred Reed, Willard A Van t, W. H.Yule, Geo. J. Tuckett, Murphy, Tom Mix, H. G. Chat- A. Coleman, Win. M. Hunt, J. arst, R. B. Jump, B. O. Kendall, "Kendall, H. C. Rice, J. C. John- ,~red Latimer, J. Ed Sullivan, F. "Weinheimer, James Garvey, Dr. H. Case, Irving Hellman, Mack C. Kennedy, G. V. Bair, H. Dean D. Dowd, B. G. Adams, Gray. The Reverend Father Ryan, pastor of St. Brigid's Parish, 52nd and West- ern, Los Angeles, was a recent visitor to Avalon. SOCIAL ANO PERSONAL A. A. Powell left Friday for a trip to Minneapolis to visit his mother He will join his brother and family in Denver and make the trip from there to Minneapolis by aut~. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mrs. Helen Combes of Owensmouth. California, and her sister, Mrs. Ber- tha M. Roberts of New York, left Tuesday morning for the mainland, after spending an enjoyable week at Villa Park. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Rev. J. J. Jones, pastor of the Pil- grim Congregational Church in North Pasadena. spent a few days last week at the Y. M. C. A. Camp at White's Landing, stopping over in Avalon on his way home. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mrs. E. G. Stevenson, Miss Emily May Stevenson and Mrs. Eanily Rees, of 251 West 67th street, Los Angeles, left for the mainland on Monday morning, after spending a pleasant week at the Island Villa. SOCIAl., AND pfRSONAL Mrs. C. \V. Manwaring gave a hmcheon Monday in honor of Mr. Manwaring's birthday. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Greene, Miss Ethel Fox of Pasadena, Miss Lo- la Michaels or El Monte, Miss Vehna Manwaring of Alhambra and Mrs. M. J. Elk of Alhambra. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Captain A. B. \Vaddingham was in Avalon last week, concluding arrange- ments for the meeting here of the American Legion in September. Tl~is promises to be one of the largest gath- erings of this patriotic organization yet held in California. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Fun, filosofy and inspiration m short, snappy talks by Rev. La Rue C. Watson, will for the present be a part of the regular Friday programs at the 5 to 6 p.m. hour at radio KF WO, Major Mott's Catalina broad- casting station. Mr. Watson has spoken over this radio everal times lately, and arrangements have now been made for this regular date. SOCIAL AND P~'RSONAL . Mrs. H. E. Tower and her daugh- ter, Mrs. Alan Walton Young, with her two children, Doris and Marilyn. are the house guests of Mrs. W. H. Mead at Idol Ours. Mrs. Tower is Mrs. Mead's sister, and the family is having a quiet reunion following Mrs. Mead's sojourn abroad. A gay little tea party was given in their honor at the Sugar Loaf Tea Room, where the2? enjoyed the Chinese decorations and the service. Miss Lucile Mead left yesterday for a two-day visn on the mainland. SOCIAL AND pERSONAL Mr. Roe Plimpton of the Catalina Marine Band, will sing "The Publican and the Pharisee" next Sunday at the Comnmnity church. The sermon by Rev. La Rue C. Watson at that ser- vice will have reference to the same topic. "The Lesson of the Earth- quakes" will be the pastor's sermon topic at the service at 7 .p.m. At this service there will be a memorial for Mr. Hancock Banning, who died last week, after having for many years been connected with the progress and development of Catalina Island. SOCIAl. AND pKRIIONAI. "For Rent" and "For Sale" signs are on sale at Windle's News Stand. Watch the world come.to C:ttalina. Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Allen and Miss Betty Wynne of New York City ar- rived in Avalon Friday, and are .the guests of Chas. H. Smith and fanlily, on Beacon street. SOCIAL AND pIrRSONAL Mrs. George E. Daul, who has been visiting friends in Honolulu for two months, returned home last week. "After all," she said, "there is no place in the world just like Catalina." SOCIAL ~,ND PERSONAL PERTINENT FACTS ABOUT AVALON AND CATALINA ISLAND Island resort. Splendid soil. Public library. Tennis courts. Tourist resort. Winter resort. Summer resort. Has gas plant. Has a city hall. Fine bath house. Very little frosL : Sporty golf links. Telephone systenL Many good hotels. Sight-seeing busses. Has electric system. Good sewer system. Has auto fire truck. Country club house. Fine mountain trails. A transfer company. Is remarkably healthy. Many species of birds. Volunteer fire brigade. Very few fleas or flies. Moving picture theatre. Twenty-one miles long. Municipal pleasure pier. Excellent water system. A live, weekly newspaper. Lava beds and volcanic ash. The Pacific ocean around it. Wonderful deep sea fishing, Ocean bathing in still water. Fifty thousand acres in area. Strange geological formation. A paradise for elderly people. Sultry nights ahnost unknown. Seven and one-half miles wide. Riding horses and bridle trails. Prehistoric Indian village sites. Two prominent mountain peaks. Mosquitoes practically unknown. Seldom rains during the summer. Mount Orzaba. 2100 feet elevation. Many interesting coves and bays. Row boats, canoes and power craft. Gold. silver and lead ores are found. Chicago "Cubs" spring training field. Delightful climate the year through. Mount Black Jack, 2000 feet elevation. All principal streets graded and paved. Daily steamers to and from mainland. Many cafes, cafeterias and dinning halls. Auto stage road to the Isthmus, 25 miles. The largest native wild animals are foxes. Great rock-crushing plant at Pebbly Beach. Standard Oil gasoline and oil supply station. Has high pressure salt water fire pro- tection. Magnificent Casino dance hall open all the year. High school, grammar grades and kin- dergarten. Power boats with the same control as automobiles. Wonderful submarine gardens, open all the year. Twenty-seven miles south of Los An- geles harbor. Is a part of Los Angeles County,,.qtate of California. A splendid fleet of power fishing laun- ches-for hire. Women's literary organization, "Mary Williams Club." Camp Fire Girls, Boy Scouts and Blue Bird organizations. A splendid board walk along the sea shore for two miles. The water on the lee side of the is- land is seldom rough. Has ironwood tree groves---practically unknown on the mainland. Telephone connection by cable with all parts of the United States. Sight-seeing flying boat, showing Ava- lon. the bay and coast line. Grocery stores, meat markets, drug stores, bakeries, hardware and furni- ture store, electricians, drygoods, stores, curio stores, photographers, PAGE SEVEN LUCKY STONES By Ye Printshop Bard It was the good ship Twice y0hn That sailed on Avalon Bay, And the Captain had taken his two good friends To while the time away. ....... Blithe were their hearts as they thor of the fish, And the stories they'd have to tell; But never a bite did one of them get 'Til the Captain gave a yell. "Avast, my hearties, I've got a fish The biggest one ever caught," And into the boat, with line and gaff, A sea bass white he brought. '"The white sea bass," quoth the Auertful one, "Good fortune brings to pass, For, concealed behind each fishy eye,. Is the luck stone of the bass." "Tis true, 'tis true, my shipmates," The Captain cried with glee, "I will show these stgnes to all my friends And they will envy me." Then fared they forth to AvalOn And up and down the street The Captain bragged of the lucky stones To all he chanced to meet. ":' Then up spoke a bold, Dillish wag, iI Who viewed the stones with gtee, "Show. us your luck, or take your" stones And throw them in the sea." "Come again with me, my two good friends, v And do not grumble so; This is a Magic Isle, and luck wilii smile, i Your Captain tells you so." So again they sailed on Avalon Bay, Gaily in :their motor boat; ' Each thought of the tuck they ought to have And hoped the motor would mote. 'Oh, Captain, I see a gleaming blob; Oh, pray, what may it be ?" And the Captain gave it a long, hard look, And said: "We'll go and see." And there in the waters of Avalon Bay Three lovely maids they see; And instead of bringing fish to their wives They brought in maidens three. Now, I ask you married fishermen, What kind of luck 'twould be If you pronfised to bring in nice, fresh fish And brought in chickens--three? Moral: Remember the Hesperus. Make us happy, too. Renew yore subscription to The Catalina Islander. Watch the world come to Catalina. THE ISLANDER ADLETS ADLET RATES--Ten cents per line per issue, Minimum charge, 25 cts. For S~de~--Three-tube Radio, enclos- ed in glass.Apply 350 Eucalyptus. 30p ADLETet Fo~ SMe---Phonograph and Records, cheap. Apply Evenings, 212 Descan- so Ave. 31p ADLETS Corns removed without pain. Ask clerk, Villa Park. 31p ADLETS For SMe--Slightly used typewriter. Price $20. Chesney \V. Carver, 419 Crescent Ave. 31tf. ADLIrTS Los Angeles dressmaker available for sewing or will take care of child- ren. Drop a line to Miss I. J. Me- Cain, Avalon. 30-31p ADLKTS For Sale--Imported and Domestic Canaries (Rollers). A. Reed, 207 Whittley Ave. 29-52p AOLIrT$ Wanted--Clean rags for wiping ma- chinery. Catalina Islander office. 24 ADLIETII Wreath---School boy (13) would like steady work for summer. Address Box 1016, Avalon. 7.,4