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August 25, 1955

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10 CATAUNA ,STANDER Thursday, August 25, 1955 i 'NAMELESS FIVE' WIN SUMMER CASABA TITLE Due to the refinishing of the gym floor, the summer Basketball Lea- gue came to a close Monday night with each team playing a half a game against each other. The Nameless 5 held on to their lead and the championship by win- ning over the Beachcombers 31-24 and dropping o6e to the Globetrot. ters 24-30. This left them with a record of 4 wins and 2 losses. The Globetrotters edged out the Hasbeens 25-24 to tie the same team for second place. The final decision will be reached at a later date Coach Chuck Acosta won honors in winning the trophy for the best free throw average. Results: Acosta, .777, 28 of 36: Lyons, .733, 11 of 15; Reid 575. 19 of 33; Sau- cede, .571, 12 of 21; Huddleston 555. 10 of 18. SUIL~CRIBE TO THE ISLANDER Art Exhibit at Museum in Casino CITY TAX RATE REDUCED ONE CENT Avalon's City Council took up the matter of property tax at their meeting last Thursday evening, and set the rate at $1.38 per $100 valua- tion, plus seven cents for the Im- provement District No. 1. The $1.38 figure compares to a $1.435 rate in 1953 and a $1.391 figure last year. A breakdown of the rate for 1955- 56 year is 'as follows: General Fund $1.00 Sewer Fund .10 Comb. Light, Water .076 Gas Works .048 Water Works .156 @@@@@@@@@@@@@ AVALON THEATRE Phone 179 for Schedule Doors Open 7 -- Shows 7:1S, 9:1S THURSDAY (Last Times) AUG. 25 A. V. MOONEY INSURANCE AGENT AND BROKER Box 386 618 S. Spring St. 206 Metropole Los Angeles 14 Avalon 709 TRinity 6681 - IlL . II ~ MRS. JANE GIDDINGS POWERS, known professionally as Jae Carmichael stands beside one of her portraits during a previous art exhibit of her work. An exhibit of her Catalina work is now on view at the Museum's Special Display Room in the Casino Building. The exhibit closes September 7. CinemaScope THE MIGHTY SATURDAY EVENING POST STORY ! "The Man From Players Steam Into Final Three Weeks Plunging full steam ahead into their last tree weeks of Melodram. mers under the Stars, the Catalina Players continue lheir repertory set- up nightly at nine o'clock in E1 En- canto Patio Playhouse. One of the few true repertory groups in the country and the only one on the West Coast, The Catalina Jae Carmichael Painting Exhibit Opened at Museum Yesterday A special exhibit of the work of Artist Jane Giddings Powers. who is known professionally as Jae Car- michael, opened yesterday for a two week run at the Catalina Island Museum Society in the Casino. The exhibit, which includes about 35 oils. watercolors and sketches, features Catalina scenes where Mrs. Powers has spent much of her life. with JAMES STEWART Also Cartoon, News & Comedy . --- FRI. - SAT. AUG. 26 - 27 FIRST CINEMASCOPE CARTOON FEATURE! Players offer 4 melodramas, chosen her family having owned the famed WALT DISNEY'S BEST FOOD IN TOWN ! from the authentic plays of the Gas- Holly Hill house overlooking the II--~--yL a The light Era, one comedy from the Gay bay, for many years. '90s and two complete musical ~re- Mrs. Powers, who just turned 30 4~ vues in the evenings--a different last week, already has many exhib- ~1| ~).~2~' show eachnightof the week--as its a.dshowstohercrodit. Shehas Tram well as offering three children's had one-man shows in Los An~geles . - shows series every afternoon at 2:30 and the Pasadena Art Museum, and Plus Walt Disney s True Life ~",p.m. in the sun or shade of the beau. her work has been exhibited in New end of Crescent Ave near the Via des, Laguna and Glendale as well. "SWITZERLAND" Casino. She attended Mills College, and was The company of 14 actors and ac- graduated with a bachelor of fine ~Y~x~.~ tresses from various West Coast arts from U.S.C and a master of SUN.- M ON, AUG. 28-29 communities and colleges, live as a fine arts from Claremant Graduate unit under the chaperonage of 72-School. She is a member of the Call- JACK WEBB /d~ ~ |},L~I~ year young great grandmother Mrs.fornia Watercolor Society. Pasadena Marie LaVigne, beloved charadter Society of Artists, and Women as Pete Kelly in actress who retired from the profes- Painters of the W'est. Ken"y's sional theatre in :1932. All tile paintings on exhibit have u|nlluesIlil Under Bitl Croarkin's direction been done here on Catalina within Serving Breakfast and Lunch. they present Streets of New York.the past three years. The exhibit includes colorful watercolors Starring Janet Leigh, beach and bay scenes, a somber pot.Edmond O'Brien & Peggy Lee ( pen 7:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. Atwater Hotel SHOP" i rait, some serious oils, a rqcollec- tion of Venice, a still life o2 two, and sketches of Island impressions, all making for a well-rounded al3d interesting sampling of the artist's work. The special exhibit will last for two weeks, and it is hoped the Museum Society will make space 'available as often as possible for other displays or exhibits of this quality. CinemaScope Plus Tweety Cartoon, News, and Sports / TUESDAY AUG. 30 Rosalind Russell, Fernando Lamn in a new hilarious musical version. S i n a n d Sombreros, Farmer's Daughter's Folly, Easl Lynne, and Importance of Being Earnest in a variety of imaginative presentations each week day night. On Sundays they offer two sparkling "After the Boat Revues," directed and written by Nine Marcel. The Catalina Players will eontln. ue at the E1 EncantoPatio Play. house until Sept. 10. gill I I L on the job again SEE BROKER We have some good buys in homes, apartments and lots. Also cottages, apartments and rooms for reut. PHONE 140 OR CALL AT 121 CLARISSA KID BASEBALL GAME Today at 2:00 p.m. an Inglewood Kid Baseball Team will engage in a battle with the Avalon Lancers. The game will be played at the Ball Park. Spectators are welcomed!! Coach Acosta has announced his starting team and lineup as follows: B. Kennedy lb. R. Williams c, R. Youngkers 3b, J. Saldana p, D. Bry- ant ss, E. Gray rL J. Murray cf, S. Smith 2b, W. Wayne If. ' Substitutes: M. Burgess c, of, and J. Ford rf, 2b. DAUGHTER BORN TO NICK MAttlNCOVICHS A daughter, named Anne, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Nick Marin- eovich, on Aug. 13th. The newcomer weighed in at 6 pounds, one ounce, and is the Marin- covieh's second child. COLOR BY TECHNICOLOR Plus Cartoon and Camera Hunting Short Subjects WED. - THURS AUG. 31 . sEPT 1 FRANCIS IS BACK WITH NEW LAFFS ! Donald O'Connor & Francis in Also Cartoon, News & Comedy