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PAGE SIX THE CATALINA ake/ Enj yVi of out of the Shrine funds set~ ~lrs for that purpose amounts t*)~i~ Werg m 1 Malaikah Chanters 000annually. The medical statl~ era|i their service for the ~ood of the ~'~| i [ Published Every Wednesda;PatI --~-- This is undoubtedly'~the greatest,~ ,_A/ / AVALON, - - - CALIFORNIA. [ By Ernest Wlndle " manitarian work ever attetupte:~i| ut~tal ,J! r~tllr~ [ E. WINDLE' - -Editor and Owner | 'This is the first time I have ever ory of the late President Warren G. any organization. _i0qi received anything at Catalina I didn't Harding, who was to have been the Shriners let us hope there will bedroll [ CHAS. H. SMITH - Associate Editor] If this is the playground o~ %11; | SUBSCRIPTION RATES (in advance). ] pay for," said _Xlr. \Villiam \Vrigley, guest of Mr. and Mrs. ~(illianl \rig- 'playgrounds' started. It is ~#'~! ~,._ [ Three Years ............................ Five Dollars | | (Only When Paid in Advance). [ Jr., Sunday evening, at Mt. Ada, when ley, Jr., at Mt. Ada during the month stood that there will be 200000 ~P~'r| [~rn~eu~ | One Year................................... Two Dollars ] he was presented with a gold honorary of August, 1923. t1~," ] Six Months ........................ One Dollar [ l Three Months.......................Fifty (~nts /membership card of the Catalina Isl)md The Shrine Chanters arrived at Av,, / Single Copies................................ Five Cents] Yacht club, by Mr. James W. Jump, alon Sunday morning on the cruiser | ~ [ representing the club. Ranger in time to attend the mornmg [ Display Advertising 50c per Inch, Each [ [ Insertion._ 500 Inches During a Period ] "Do I have to show" this card to get service at the Community Church, on [ of Six Months, 35c per Inch. , / in?" asked Mr. Wrigley, with a snfil'e. Metropole avenue. The following se- / Liners 10c per Line, Minimum 25C. / "No," replied Mr. Jnmp. "Our first lections were rendered: Creation's [ Entered as Second-Class Matter March 31, I official business was to elect you an Hymn," "America. My Country," "I visitors with a sincere handshak~i~! ] ' 1914, at the Postofflce at Avalon, Calif. [ / Under the Act of March 3, 1897. / honorary member, and when you visit Love You, Catalina," and "Now the a broad smile .;hlc'l t0. m im ossib : s / The columns of the Islander are open/ us you will not need any introduction." Day Is Over." It would almost see P "fi~! l~el | to the general public, on an7 of the fol-/ "Fine !" replied the financier. "I'11 After the service at the church the secure such a wonderful slngl2 O| [ lowing subjects: Local Politics and Gov-| l ernmen, Ftshing, Hunting and Camping.[ take this card back to Chicago andvisitors mingled with the crowd. In ganization for voluntary serviCe~l | Items of local news interest will be| then I can have the pleasure of look- their white uniforms and red fezes the an aggregation of lawyers dc~i greatly appreciated. I. [ ing at it when I cannot see your splen- Chanters added a dash of color to the business men, etc., but anyone wh2~i " did buildin " " big throng of holiday seekers. A re- [ FAMOUS LAST WORDS [ The occagsion was the annual pilgriTM mark was overheard from one of the Amphitheatretened t selectins given at the O~|Sunday evening ~i thi~0.~ mage to Catalina of the A1 Malaikah Island residents: "I've seen that fel- immediately realize the great ~1 I~ [ Get the soothing syrup bottle off [ Chanters of Los Angeles, who are also low with the red hat everywhere I've of work and time that has bee" "A| members of the yacht club. Out on been today. the spacious porch of the\Vrigleyhome And his friend near by repliec~: and to memorize the fifty-tWO~| ~ [the pantry shelf, with the red label.[ essary to perfect such a male'~l o1 [, -- [ at Mt. Ada after the concert at the "Guess you have ! There are twenty-bers which were Sung during the~| n-~ws it'~ms=:h~ve Amphitheatre the Shrine Chanters eightof them."" visit herel AndS0meofthe"O~| :~. Several been omitted this week forlackof congregated to serenade Mr. and Mrs.At ttinner the Chanters again as- were sung several times ..... ~| ~ space. ~,Vriglev. Their first song, which was sembled, and as they were seated For almost an hour the cho~,~..| .... written by one of the Chanters spec- around the sumptuous tables of the Ho- cupied the stage in the AmphitbO~| " Bear in mind the primary election ially for the~oceasidn was: tel St. Catherine they sang several Encore after encore was dey~I and gixen.There were xnof~| 1{ on Tuesday of next week. Look over "W!lliam ,Wrigley here I come numbers, which were greatly appreci- . "la ;'s the llst of candidates carefully and \~,ith my mouth full of chewing- ated by the other guests, four thousand persons oceupYt gg~! ~ choose the best man for,your party ' ~ gum," etc The A1 Malaikah Chanters are ad, and the ~hillside extending to ~r0~| nominee. To which he replied: "I don't be- nfitted to be the best singing organi- Vista Park was dotted with g ~| lieve a word of it, If you had your zation in Shrinedom. Of their recentthat would have totaled several ~! The Lankershim ball team will be mouths full of gmn you could not sing pilgrimage to the hupertal Council dred more, " . 5ei~| here next sunday to try to take the so beautifully." held in Kansas City the Star sad: One of the most popular melo#i t conceit out of our Cubsl Thev have aThen everyone laughed. "The A1 Malaikah Chanters were not the day was: | ( good team and we look for a t:lose Three hundred and fifty feet aboveonly the best singing organization at- ,, I LOVE YOU CATALINA' ! I game. Come out and root. fdr the the liicturesque "Bay oL Avalon the tending the hnperial Council, but they I love you Catalina! | Catalina Cubs. . i ' ' wonderful aggregation of male voices were easily the Beau Brummels of the Catalir~a, I love you] ~IW'~ sang many beautiful numbers. So Council. While he is not playing with You are the queen bv the s~ Announcement was made Monday calm and peaeeftfl was the night air the Chanters as their pi'esident, Jim Your mountains an}l valIey~' | that the Santa Catalina Island Corn-that persons on Crescent avenue and Jump puts in the balance of his time Sea gardens and fishes, | For ever and ever .| pany had taken over the .operation of the board walk stopped to listen to the making fish records at Catalina." Will be dear to me." the Graham Brothers' rock quarry at singing. The Shrine was organized as the After completing their progr .~ | Pebbly Beach. The work is now" go- It was while this impromptu pro- playground for Masonary, and for the Greek Theatre the Chanters l~flI ing on under the supervision of Vice- gram was being carried out bv the years participated in the frolics on all neyed by auto stage to Me. Ado, ~,d#| President and Genes:at NIanager D.M.Cimnters that a touch of pathos crept occasions. Today, the Shrine is spend- Mrl Wrigley .was given the gl~! Renton. ' in. Several numbers had been sung ing millions of' dollars to relieve pain honorary membership card fro#.~ | when Prexy Jump of the Chanters and suffering among the poor crippled yacht club. This part of the pr0g'~# | We learn that the United Theatres said: "We would like to sing for you children of all nationalities. \Vhenwas a complete surprise to Mr. "::1 representatives and the. Wrigley in-the song that was 'written for ns to the movement was first started it was Mrs. Wrigley. . ~0~1 terests have gotten together, and that sing- to your personal friend the late planned to maintain a .general hospi- From the 350 foot elevation thud,I the result will be a new moving pic-President Harding, at \Vashington,tal, but the trustees soon decided that rus sang all the way down the ;~;'1 ture theatre'in Avalon within a few during the Imperial Council session the plan was impractical, and the or- ing road until they again reached.~I months. It is said the new theatre last year. The last time we sang this ganization is now erecting a number cent avenue. It was then ten't~ I will have a seating capacity of 900,song to Mr. Harding was at the \Vhite of hospitals in different states so that o'clock but a large crowd of ~ | with loges, modern furnishings, etc.House, at which time he said: "I hope the children will not be removed so lovers.prevailed on Director Kisse~;~I The exact location of the new place you Will sing that song to me eight far away from their parents and to group his warblers in front o "~, | of anmsement has not yet been de- weeks fronl today, when I go to Cata- friends. In California one of the nnits Santa Catalina Island Compar~y'S g~,~i ' le is now undel construction to cost term|ned, we are told. lina to fish with Bill XA, rig y.'" ' " ' ' eral office for "another short co~C;;g I And, after the sweet melody had $350,000, and itwill be paid for and of ten or a dozen numbers, a~'.O; | TEN YEARS AGO , , .... ~Be* wafted off into space those assembled equippedout offunds donated by the whmh were'O Peacefnl N~ght, " I \Ve glean the following news from stood with bowed heads in lovingmem- different templesin thestate.The tiful Eves .... On The Sea," etC. u0"| * Some twenty members of the C~f| e Ct'~ the Islander of August 18, 1914: rus were put on board th i~1 An ordinance prohibiting gambling and all games of chance was intro- ~ Quest for their cross-chanel ride .t,d | duced ill the city council " ~!il!iii!ii~~~ii~; ! In the local golf tournament C.L. ' ,~ Riitdle ofAvalon defeated H. Hilliard, Jr., of San Luis Obispo, and ~on the ~ ..... ~, ~,:~ . championship cup presented by Peter ,;,, ; Lubetieh. It was~ in this picturesque :d): | Dr. Wiborn returned from a trip to that the cruiser Quest came along v;il ! ;San Clemente Island and reported the of the Tuna Club landing floatS',ifff: i fishing good. their concluding number the Cha,a;i'lL ! Work will commence Friday to b',fild The AI Malaikah Chanters Who Visits! Htnm Sunday. while at the ,d, ock, sang "The Ena ' i: | a fish market on the end of the city James W. Jump, W. H. No|r, George W. l~aaos, A. J. Kissel' '' Perfect Day. t il~i pier. burgh, J'ackson S. (~regg, Daniel Davi.s, E. d. Del Porte, Claren.o2..L. Slowl3' the Quest left the floa #i Zane Grey, the author, is encamped Deft, Carl E. Eatrlb Thomas Fortune, C. N. Grae*u~ H, O. G.rtfftth, at Mosquito Harbor. , ........ Thos. B. Hamilto/t, Chat. D. Hoy, W. Homer K~nnedy, iaurtce AG. those on board sang "Aloah." Marks, Everett W. Mattoon, Chat. F. Nelson, Chat. F. Patrick, A. . the landing float eight of the i ,,, Pfannimchent Ward H* Porter, Harold Proctor,. Gri~th 3L Robertoa, responded., ....- ' ~?i Catahna-- m all the world no trip Geb~e F." RelfSteck~ Oev~e L. Route, Robt." S. Sargeant, rlenry ~. What words can describe this ~" like this," Schlegel, E. S. Shank, Rob~-t B; Swat, Roland H. Tomkiaa .......... ;.-'