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THE CATALINA ISLANDER Thursday, August 25, 1955 ,Vl a, Rotary Notes-- Avalon Rotarians, at their weekly breakfast-meeting at the St. Cath- erine Hotel on August, 19th, were privileged to entertain and be enter- tained by two charming ladies of widely differing backgrounds but alike in their charm and the inter- esting stories they told. quiose and silver ornaments worn by Mrs. Price, and a model of a Na- vajo loom and worker, excited great interest and the Navajo song, one which she sang at the Inter.tribal Ceremonies, and which is sung a cappela, proved vastly interesting. Arch Laurance and Malcolm Ren- ton, who became acquainted with Mrs. Price when they anended the Inter-tribal Ceremonies at Gallup recently, took many pictures and Arch promised to show then] soon. The second lady to appear on this enjoyable program was Senora The first:, Mrs. Kay Price, is a Josefina Ybarra, of Puerto Vallarta, Navajo Indian, frmn" Gallup, New in Mexico. After telling the Re- Mexico. Mrs. Price reigned as the tarians about her life with her bus- queen of the Inter-tribal Cere- band in their charming one room monies held annually at Gallup the first two weeks of August, in which about 12,000 American Indians of various tribes, from Washington to Florida, are presented. The 4 days are filled with parades, festivities and events such as rodeos, and Kay Price, as queen, led every parade, and reigned, as she will for the next three years as queen. Her Navajo name is White Feather, given her in a typical Navajo fashion Mrs. Price told something of her childhood life among the Navajos, her people. Boiled mutton and fried bread morning and night, days spent at sheep-herding and sleeping on a sheepskin in the family hogan, were the routine of her life until she went to high school. She has worked in offices in New Mexico and Californm. The impressive display of tur- home in picturesque Puerto Vallar- ta, Senora Ybarra accompanied her- self on the guitar as she sang beau- tifully somme of the Mexican folk songs so familiar below the border. Senora Ybarra described her home- town on a bay looking out over the ocean as somewhat resembling Av. alan except that it is green and lush, with fast growing grasses and ~hge ever encroaching upon hu- abitations And no eleel;l'icity, r running water. Clothes are washed in a near-by river. Avalon Rotarians and their guests were privileged to hear from Hlese charming ladies 'Wedding' Birthday Party Thrills Child flare your note, con|rat'| or rent payments rnaAe at Seem'try-First National Bank's collection depart- KATHY HARRISON ment to save yourself time and And trouble. Advt. KING KOLE TWO NEW DIRECTORS TO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Two new directors have been named to the Board of the Avalon Catalina Island Chamber of merce: The new members are C. ITurp) Hall of Catalina and Wilton R. Probert of the Airlines. Vacancies were made on Board with the recent resi of Sal Arno and Wiliam G. Sat The new appointments bring it to full strength. LOCAL GOLFER ENTERS STATE GOLF TOURNAMENT Les Thomas, manager of the Safeway Store, and one of top golfers, has entered the fornia State Amateur Golf Tourn; ment, to be held at the Pebble Country Club, near Monterey, fornia. Qualifying matches are held 17 .and 18, when the field of a60 pared down to 14~0. The starts on Sept. 19, with five days rugged golf necessary to the state champion. Only golfers with a 5 are eligible to enter in order to the field down. More golfers the state championship than ar other California tournament. Les the only Avalon golfer entered. ARNO'S I Litlle Kathy Harrison. daug~,er I:ish Marke had a dream come ~true bi:'thdav celebralion. Kathy's dream was lb End Pleasure Pier . be a bride -and "in honor of h,~r Now Playing birthday the Catalina PlaYers at Sfricfly Fre h Fish their King Kole Karnivat had King IELOD :6,MME Kole (Nine Marcel, turn her into the "Birthday Bride of the Day." P-E- Starry-eyed as a true bride Kathy S AL NIGHTLY AT NINE walked'down the bell-tower stairs in a white organdy bridal gown, with MUSICAL REVUES -- SUNDAYS AT 9 P.M. a white nylon net veil cmlght with FRESH LOCAL Children's PATIO PARADE ---- II li! at 2:30 white flowers. Her bouquet was )0th Date 9:00 P.M. 2:30 P.M. Thurs Aug. 25 "Streets of New York" (Musical)Davy Crockett Fri Aug. 26 "lmportdnce of Being rarnest"King Kole Kornival Sat Au:j. 27 "Sin and Sombreros" Davy Crockett Sun Aug. 28 After the Boat Revue Annie Oakley Man Aug. 29 "Streets of New York" (Musical)King Kale Karnival Tues Aug. 30 "East Lynn " Davy Crockett Wed Aug. 31 "Farmer's Daughter's Folly" King Kale Karnival Thurs Sept. 1 "Sin and Sombreros" Davy Crockett Fri Sept. 2 "Importance of Being Earnest" King Kole Karnivcd Sat Sept. 3 "East Lynne" Davy Crockett Sun Sept. 4 Two Shows 9 PM Wonderful World 11 PM USA HOLIDAY Annie Oaidey Man Sept. 5 "Sin and Sombreros" King Kole Karnival LAST 1955 PERFORMANCES Tues Sept. 6 "East Lynne'" Davy Crockett Wed Sept. 7 "Streets of New York" (Musical)King Kale Karnival Thurs Sept. 8 "Importance* of Being Earnest" Davy Crockett Fri Sept. 9 "Farmer's Daughter's Folly" King Kale Karnival Sat Sept. 10 "Sin and Sombreros" Davy Crockett Drama Under the Stars --- In the Playhouse by the Sea In The E| Encant ,rcade-- CARLOTA'S Clearance Sale DRESSES 9) BEACH TOWELS MONOGRAMMING FREE! Souvenirs MACLEOD'S Island Artists Pastel Portraits IDEAL CATALINA MEMENTO nosegay of pale pink rosebuds in a lacy border and tied with pale rib- bon streamers. She was received by King Kale who presented her witi~ a cake while the entire cast and au- dience sang lhe Happy Birthday Song A special birthday playlet involv- ing Alice in Wonderland Cinderella. Sal & Jennie Arno the Mad Hatter, Kink Kole and the ~%4,e~.~%.~e,~,o~.~eA.~e,~o~e, o .~e~,~4 White Rabbit was presented for "-e-',e'-~e-~ev~e'-veT~e-'~eV-~e,~e,'~e'~,e- - Kathy, her friends and other mem- bers of the audience. Following the regular children's show. a royal pa- rade of story book characters brought on the birthday cake and souvenirs while Cathy opened her many beautiful gifts. Hostesses for the party were Mrs. Betty Dozier and her daughter. Jeanne "Richard- son. Ramon Ponce. Catalina Players Business Manager was feted at" the E1 Encanto last Friday on his birth- day. A beautifuI}y decorated cake showing a Matador and Ferdinand the Bull smelling a flower placidly under a sugar tree male by Mrs. Ronnie ,Lorena~ Clark was carried in by the Players as the entire audi- ence joined in greeting him on his Natal day. Out of town guests at the party following included Mr. and Mrs. Calcaterra of North Hollywood. Mrs. Kay Dillon of San P.edl:o, Mr. and Mrs. Libbing of Taft and Mrs. Ralph Mazzucca and daughters Mary and Virginia of Montebello. TWO PLAYERS DEPART Christopher Scott of Hollywood and Mary Malone, Westwood recent- ly resigned from the Catalina Play- ers to return to the mainland. Faro. fly business and future plans made the resignations necessary before WITH THE PERSONAL TOUCH! the close of the season. CARD OF THANKS Eve, zy Thursday 3;30 ~~ I wish to express my sincere ap- preciation and thanks to all my friends for their kindness to me and 4 my husband during his illness and passing. Also for the lovely flowers, gifts and cards 6f sympathy. 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