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PAGE EIGHT j d Can You Recall ! [[&Yesterdays? Ten Years Ago From The Catalina Islamler, Octo- ber 21, 1931 : The shriners of A'N~falaika Temple spent several days here. A ceremonial was performed at the Pavilion. In the party were the Chanters, the A1 Ma- laika Band and their crack drum corps. Edwin W. Rogers, 19 year oht son of Rex Rogers of Santa Ana, was acci- dently shot while hunting goats at the ,Isthmus. The young man died before medical aid couht reach him. The Junior High Girls and their mothers had a baby party. Eunice White and Helen Gibson won prizes for being the best babies. Catalina Pottery won three special awards at the San Pedro Fall Flower show. Awards were given for a tile too table, small bud vase and a hand molded Spanish flower pot. Miss Mar3, Whitam of Manchester, England, was visiting the Burgess family. Mr. Yale McWane was owner, oper- ator of the Avalon Barber Shop. Julian Eltinge, the actor and his friend Dr. Earl O'Donnell were both m the hospital from injuries received from a 300 pound swordfish. Thinking the fish dead, they approached said fish, which lashed out; struck Eltinge in the abdomen, which necessitated an operation, and struck the doctor's hand causing blood poisoning'. Twenty Years Ago From The Catatiua Islander, Octo- ber 25, 1921 : Ralph Glidden, representing the Heye Foundation of New York, sailed aboard the launch Imperial for San Nicolas Island. Mr. Glidden and his party were on this expedition for the purpose of completing the collection of Indian relics. Tommy Wilkinson, who is now in the U. S. Army, was attending Harvard Military Academy in Los Angeles. Hal Roach's new $55,000 cruiser, the Gypsy, was launched at Wilmington. The season's total rain fall was .6I of an inch. Twenty-tCive Years AJto From The Islander, October 24, 1916: The launch Mascot, which was thir- ty-two flours late arriving from San Clemente, had passed the Island in the dense fog and landed at San Pedro. Lorenso Hignera, a range rider for the San Clemente Island Wool Co was found dead on the trail leading to White Rock, San Clemente ,Island. The power sloop, Dutchess of San Pedro, lost its propeller, and was com- pelled to put into port at Avalon. The foundations and first story ce- ment walls of the new city hall had been completed. The superstructure was rapidly assuming shape. The launch, Arrow, Capt. S. West- brook, was making daily trips to Moon- stone Beach and Seal Rocks. ~O, TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Application has been made by AI Larson, AI Larson Boat Shop, Wil- mington, California, for War Depart- ment pernfit to construct a 70-foot ex- tension to an existing wharf on the west side of Fish Harbor in Los An- geles Outer Harbor, California. Drawings showing location and plan of the proposed Work are on file at tlais'-office. Interested persons are in- vited to inspect these drawings and to submit in w iting, in triplicate, on or before 11 a.m. Saturday, October 18, 1941, any objections based on navi- gation interests that they may have to said work. Objections based on other than navi- gation interests cannot be considered. Edwin C. Kelton, Colonel, Corps of Engineers, District Engineer. INSTITUTE OF WORLD AFFAIRS TO liE HELD AT RIVERSIDE Dr. Eliot G. Mears, of Stanford Uni- versity, was announced this week as director of the nineteenth session of the Institute of World Affairs to be held at Riverside Mission Inn, De- cember 7 to 12. Announcement of the selection of Dr. Mears, professor of geography and international trade at the Palo Alto school, to direct the institute was made by Dr. Rufus B. yon t(leinSmid, presi- dent of the University of Sou.thern California and chancellor of the insti- tute. 'The World in Turmoil" will be the general theme for the six-day meeting of educators, government representa- tives and authorities on international affairs. Members of the executive committee, directing plans for Dr. Mears, are Dr. Charles E. Martin, University of Washington; Dr. "William B. Munro, California Institute of Technology; Dr. Frank M. Russell, University of Cali- fornia, and Marcz N. Goodnow, S.C who serves as executive secretary. Among the members of the board of advisers are Dr. Remsen D. Bird, presi- dent of Occidental College; Dr. Robert A. Millikan, chairman of the executive ARE YOU EXPECTING a large package from the mainland? We will deliver your freight or bag- gage right from the steamer dock. We take care of any necessary business with the freight agent (part of the regular service rendered without additional cost to our customers) and deliver your shipment direct to your door without delay and any bothersome details. Just call one-seven-six and wc.'ll pick up your shipment for delivery direct to your door immediately upon its arrival. Our home delivery service cost is surprisingly low. ISLAND TRANSFER door to the freight oi~ee S. C. 1. Co. one-seven-six i JACK SCHOOLFIELD MARINE SERVICE PHONE A Service to Seamen MARINE REPAIRS 528 ANCHORAGES , / VISIT . . . "DIS TINCTI VE GIFTS" 301 CRESCENT AVENUE SII CRESCENT AVENUE TELEPHONE - - - 235 Rental Library Book for Every Mood" --Pat and Dorothy Clemen,r i FEATURING FISH, STEAK AND CHOP DINNERS | --A LA CARTE SERVICE-- ! JOHN THOR, Proprietor !12 Avalon Blvd.--Wilmington--Phone 129 AUTO REPAIRS AND CATALINA STORAGE Monthly Rain Agents for WiHard Batteries, Dayton Tires and Richfield Gasoline f PHONE AVALON 16t PHONE RICHMO/~ID 6171 AVALON. CALIF. 1719 SO. FLowEh ST. /.*08 ANGELEB RAY C. WALL, REPRESENTATIVE OF OVERHOLTZER, Inc. FUNERAL DIRECTOR / THE' CATALINA ISLA council at Cal-Tech; Dr. Aureli; Reinhardt, president of Mills Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, presi Stanford University, and Dr. Rowell, contributing editor of Francisco Chronicle. COUNTY HEALTH COOPERATES WITH F PHYSICIANS Working in cooperation with physicians in an effort to spread of venereal diseases m areas, the Count:, Health during the past fiscal year drugs to doctors for patients. Recent report of the County Department's division of social I states that these drugs aggregate of 18,650 of anti-syphilitic medication. clans requesting such drugs fo ment of indigent and part pay constitute a group of ance in the syphilis Due to the fac~ that tens ands ot young men and coming to this area to mament industries, the i~: keeping venereal disease a low level cannot be oxer-t according to Dr. G. Hill Health Department Since April of this year rejected by draft venereal diseases were County Health Department. bilization continues, the such referrals is expected advises Dr. Hodel. More than 45,000 parle made during the past County Health DepartmO disease clinics throughout the report revealed. ------~---o------------'~ Deer season will close in October 15. According turned to the office of the sion of Fish and Game taken 32,136 deer by between now and the son should bring about more hunting conditions, and that the kill will be the last few days of the s, IF YOU NEED A New suit The Tailor AVENUE a complete st "wearing O