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CATALINA ISLANDER PAGE SEVEN AND PERSONAL Mrs. Naomi Sweeney Brown, who Mrs. Jane Opelt has taken a cottage NEW THEATRE FOR AVALON -------- has often been termed the "California on Descanso avenue for the winter. (Continued from Page 2, Column 3) Mocking Bird" because of her skill as Last week a couple of noted come- , Baker, wife of Dr. R.V. Baker, a whistler, was a recent visitor in Av- Tom Farley, a brother of Mr. Farley dians from the United Theatres circuit way to Chicago for a month's alon. of Shipping Board fame, spent the came over to Avalon for a rest and week-end in Avalon. incidentally to transact some business _ Mr. and Mrs. George Hofflnger are in the interest of the local moving Henderson daughter of -Mrs.taking advantage of the ]u|l in business Mr. and Mrs. John Billheimer of picture house--the Strand Theatre. The MUnger, who has been visiting and are vacationing on the mainland. Pasadena, who have been guests at the party consisted of Manager Bill mother here for some time hasThey anticipate visiting some of the Hotel St. Catherine, returned home on Ouinn and L. F. Klein, who looks after ned .to her home in springs while there. Sunday. the scenic effects in the several houses M ~ ~ -- managed by the United. Feeling pret- ~t auager C. D. Pierce of the Hotel Olive Clare Watson, seven and a Mr. aml Airs. Courtland Lawrence, ty good, and fortified by the pure Cat- ~atherine was a mainland-bound half pound daughter of Rev. and Mrs. who have spent some time on the Is-alina air, they put on some special ~"uRen.ger on the steamship Catalina LaRue C. Watson, arri~,ed at the Cat- land, returned to their Los Angelesstunts at the Strand on Friday and aUnday afternoon, alina hospital at noon last Thursday. home last Saturday. Saturday evenings. There were jokes ~f She completes a quartette of children i, r. and Mrs E S Brandt of Rock at the expense of each other and Man- :r:d.' Colorado were week-end visi~ for the parsonage. J.B. Fullerton, who has been en- ager Pete Lubetich, harmonica music tn ' . . ~ gaged extensively in janitor wrok in by Mr. Klein, and community singing tage Avalon, having occupted a cot- The Ladies Aid will hold their regu- Avalon during the smnmer, has gone by the audience. The latter appeared s on Sumner avenue, far meeting Friday, October 3rd, onto Glendale to spend the winter, to enjoy the novelty, and testified their t ~s . . the lower floor of the Congregational had' . probable, according to varmus The meeting of the Mary Williams appreciation by unstinted applause. Mr. Klein, by the way, is frequently ~l~e~.tlns, that the Catalina Islander church building, at 2:30 p. m. All Club last Thursday afternoon provedheard in his harmonica solos over the ~,~,, llaVew another wedding to report thisWmenworkf areAValninvitedWhtoWiShattend.t help in a very successful one. The program Los Angeles Times radio. l~le eek among Avalon young pep- as announced was carried out in full. Incidental to their visit the gentle- Miss Helen Hamblin, of the office Mrs. A. P. Nelson of Claressa aven-men have informed the Catalina Islan- ~{After spending the summer here force of the Catalina Branch of theue was a passenger on the north- der that Avalon will have a new mo- hotrl'' M." E. Hewttt" has returned to her'" Pacific Southwest Trust and Savingsbound boat Sunday afternoon. She tion picture house this winter, with a fine foyer, loges, modern seats, steam /.~itl ~)UeinAngelesRiverside,en visitingroute, withshe isfriendSlook- vacation.Bank'Mary haSMccormickDUringreturned her of fromtheabsencea maintW weekSofficeMiSs landWill takeaftera abrief busyVaCatinsummer.n the main- heat,everythingSplendidto lightingmake oneSyStem--ins visit to fact,the ~gforward to spending next summer in Los Angeles has filled her position. Attorney and Mrs. H. Y. Gibson of theatre a pleasant event, including the "xVaion. ~ ~'------ Los Angeles, cousins of Rev. LaRue best pictures obtainable. Needless to ,,.Mr'.and Mrs. J. R. Witmer have de- Captain Everett Adargo and Mr. H. C. Watson, came to Avalon last Sat-say that the citizens of Avalon will ~v~r~ed for their Escondido ranch,P. Vedder went to Los Angeles Sun- urday with the Hollenbeck Lodge of show their appreciation of the Unit- day afternoon to bring back the glass- Masons, returning Sunday afternoon,ed's enterprise by a liberal patronage. ~f '1e they anticipate spending most bottomed boat Empress, which has ~ e~..]~e fall and winter. They were ac-been on the dry dock at Los Angeles Mr. and Mrs. Guy Rogers of Albu- Robert C. Mankowski and wife have {~Ull~ied by Miss Grace M. Stevens, harbor, havingthe woodwork below querque, New Mexico, were visitors in left for their home in Beverly Hills, mrs. Witmer's sister, the water linepaintedwith copper Avalon Sunday, returning the same after spending a most delightful sum- ~,ktr. and Mrs. Walte~Morgan of paint, ~ak~rid, with their son and daughter, day to the mainland. They were verymet here at the home of Mrs. Man- anxious to make a stay in Avalon, but kowski s mother, Mrs. Morse. Mr. t~,'"uY and Betty, have been spending Joe Duncan Gleason, the talented it was necessary for Mr. Rogers to re- Mankowski is a very enthusiastic rod- ~1"" or three weeks on the Island. Mr. artist, and his wife and mother, Mrs. turn to his home by the first of Octo- man and has been fishing for the past ,r~Urgan is a member of the Tuna Club Nelhe Gleason, have returned to Losher. three months from the launch Carrie, thuer family has returned to their nor- Angeles, after a two weeks stay in Av- h ta home after a delightful timealon. It will be remembered that Mr. GITCHE ~P FIRE Captain Enos Vera. He has had a ~re. Gleason recently made a fine exhibit 'Hooray! We re back again, were very good season, taking some good - of paintings at the Hotel St. Catherine the yells of the camp fire girls as they fish. His best results have been the ,. ~Iis~ Patricia Louise Franklin, who and also at the Catalina Island Yacht gathered around the table on Fridaytaking of seven marlin swordfish on 'v(s1924 horn in Los Angeles August 14th, Club. , night, light tackle, and two on heavy. The , arrived on the Island last Wed "'-~-------- The latter part of June the girls re- heaviest fish weighed 168 pounds. ~day accompanied by pa and ma. Mr. and Mrs. \ictor Hayes, who solved to take a vacation, owing toTHE IsLXl~-ER ,ll~LE'r~- th~ttrtcta Louise is the only daughter of have been spending the, summer in the fact that many of them worked .... genial leader of the St. Catherinetheir cottage "Our Buddy,' at 311 Des- during the sununer. The officers who For Rent~Furnished 5-room cottage r~hestra, Mr Jess Franklin. Con- canso avenue, l~ft Sunday for theirwere elecl~d June 20th took office to small family for winter. 323 Cata- gratulations, home in Long Beach. Mrs. Hayes Friday night. The officers are as fol- lina avenue. Mrs. M. Hoover, own~ will be pleasantly occupied in furnish- lows: Grace Tregarthen, president; kYrd received from Frederick Ba- ing and decorating her lovely new Betty Trout, vice-president; Catherine For Rent---6-room house. Apply 225 it_~r, Esq., states that he and 'Mrs Ba- home, which has just been completedMacKay, secretary; Elizabeth Mac- Claressa avenue 38p el" a,--- ya_, ,c enjoying the sights of New in Belmont Heights, in the beach city. Lean, treasurer and librarian; Mary t r~ City From there they expect It is her intention to return to theGibson, reporter. As soon as Nellie For Rent--Two rooms, on Whittley avenue; will accomodate two or three ~g.o. to Washington, D. C., then to Island soon and have some improve- Smith is recognized as a camp fire girI persons in each room; thoroughly clean ti~recta and New Orleans. They an-ments made on her cottage here. ho~ate arriving at their Los Angeles at the national headquarters she will and up-to-date. See Mrs. Hendrick, take the office of assistant reporter. 130 Whittley avenue. 38 e about October 15th: Word was received Monday of the Mrs. Tregarthen, by an unanimous For Rent Furnished---Sunny, corn- death in Los Angeles Sunday of, was elected assistant guardian, fortable cottage. Reasonable rent to _ ~Vord from New York City announ-Jessie Knopf, wife of Ezra C. Knopf, Owing to the fact of Katherine Mac-right party. Eucalyptus, first house ~s the arrival there of Miss Bettywhose serious illness was mentionedKay being away most week-ends, she from Beacon. 28p i;~ynne and Miss Thelma Smith, wholast week. Mr. and Mrs. Knopf have resigned her office as secretary and ~t Los Angeles by automobile on been residents of Avalon for several Myrtle Gibson was elected in her For Rent--Nice 6-room cottage, with sun parlor. Furnished, including piano, a~Ptetnber 5th. They report a gener- years, and their friends sympathizeplace. " victrola, sewing machine, linens. For s~~y Pleasant trip, with only an occa- sincerely with the bereaved husband During the evening plans were start- Adults. 327 Sumner avenue. 28p l~al rai ' and his three little children--Edith E., ed for the Gitche Gumee Kitchen Band. Announcement~Benjamin Lefflur an- ~, n storm to mterfere w~th the vernl:,..V~asure of the long ride. Weather Virginia J. and David E. The funeral The girls are very much interested in n0unces that he will visit Avalon the ,tUng, they camped out at night, services took place yesterday from the it, and hope it will be one of the big- first and fifteenth of each month, with funeral parlors of W. A. Brown, in gest excitements of the year. Coats, Suits and Gowns, at MacRae Los Angeles, Hotel. 37tf h_Mr. and Mrs. William Ehner, who ,,~..Ve .been spending some time in the "~rtVs Ne " ~. st cottage at 201 Descanso ~euue, left for their home in Los An- .*~es Sunday afternoon. Mr. Elmer i~,reeuperating from a very serious ~ry received about six months-ago, ~ile doing stunts for a motion pic- ~.~ Company. He is so impressed ~rlt the improvement he has made ~Itl~e hi- coming to Avaloq that he and ,~ wife will return to the Island in a ~ort while, as soon as they can ar- 'attS:e matters at home. S bseribe now-Ca.00 per year. C. F. Richey of the Catalina Speed- boat Company, went to the mainland Sunday on a brief business trip. Mr. Richey recently bought the property on Whittley avenue formerly occupied as a plumbing shop, and has a good portion of the floor space therein filled with boat and mooring tackle. He ex- pects to spend his winters in Avalon hereafter, during which he will over- haul and repair Miss Catalina Nos. I and II. He can take the boats right into his shop and work upon them at any time. Scalp and hair disorders disappear after a few applications of Lucky Tiger Hair Remedy, according to millions of users. Ask your barber or druggist about the money back guarantee.--Adv. Renew your subscription to The Catalina Islander, $2 per year. "For Rent" and "For Sale" signs are on sale at Windle's News Stand. Catalina---"in all the world no trig like this." Watch the world come to Catalina. For SMe--Cash register, show cases and fine safe. Apply Curio Store next to Billard Hall. 37-38-p Wanted---To rent, a piano during winter months. Box C, Catalina Is- lander office. 37p WantS--Homes and grounds to care for by myself and wife, will air and keep in good order, from about Oct. 15 until spring. References: C. G. Fair- child and W. H. Herren. Address R. Dunkelberger, Avalon, Cal. Mtf Hous(w.leaning---By the day or hour, Mrs. Van Deusen. Box 1205. 3[