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PAGE EIGHT n I ,, er0r, joic,,, ,,,th, arri, .lof,so 1 an You Reca --bor. October 16 Mr. and Mrs. H. Page Randall re- turned Iron1 an European tour. es,eruays The IrenE-atlantic telephone service I I IIIIII I I Compiled from | had been extended to Madrid, Spain. I I I Idll I I files of [ Preparations were being made for I ~d_-l'l___~ The Catalina Islander ] the fortieth Tournament of Roses at ] ~,i~ by Chas. H. Smith [ "PoemsPasadena'in Flowers".The the_me that year was " ~ " Grace Ashbridge was postmaster at Ten Years Ago Avalon. The Catalina Islander was favoring From The Catalina Islander of Oc- the election of Herbert Hoover for tober 24, 1928: President of the United States. Mrs. Ahna Overholt describes her Members of the Mary Williams experiences in crossing from the main- Club were enjoying a luncheon at the land to Santa Catalina Island on one Hotel St. Catherine. Miss Lena Whit- of the Sikorsky amphibian planes of ford of Los Angeles spoke on "Japan- the Western Air Express, then oper- ating the cross-channel line from ese Poetry". Wilmington to Avalon. Twenty Years Ago Radio talk, given by Ernest A. Ray- ner, Ph. D., furnishes food for thought. His topic was "The Gate- ways of the Mind". He described eleven of them. Coral M. Farnsworth describes a lovely walk within the confines of the City of Avalon. During 1927, $23,348,516 worth of canned, smoked and dried fish were produced by canners and packers in California. Herbert Baker continues his story about the trip of the Avalon Legion- naires to the National Convention at San Antonio, Texas. The constables of Los Angeles, ac- companied by Sheriff William I. Trae- ger~ look possession of Avalon over the week-end. Mr. and' Mrs. Geo. Gemilere Jr., Phone Avalon 644 SPORTLAND "Be Wise--Exercise" Archery, Bowling,Badminton, Ping PonE, Skee Ball, Rifle Range, Dart Game and Many Games of Skill ,J Avalon, California Thanks to our customers for past favors. We will continue to keep our tailoring and work- manship up to our usual high standard. N MA Merchant Tailor Avalon California From The Islander of October 22, 1918: A writer describes the waste of ed- ible fish by commercial fishermen at San Pedro, when they throw away live bait while cleaning up their boats for the day. The Avalon branch of the American Red Cross reported the completion of 36 garments and 31 pairs of socks. They also shipped two barrels and two cartons of clothing for relief of sufferers in Belgium. Joseph Welsh, President of the Pas- adena Hardware Co., tells in the Hard- ware Age for August, 1918, about "Swordfish Fishing on the Deep", which is republished in The Islander. The bond dri~:e in Avalon on the Fourth Liberty Loan was closed with 60% over a 2(KI0 per cent raise over the previous call for this island village. The stun asked for was $20,000. The amount raised was $31,100. There were 239 subscribers. Several tuna were caught this week. O~ae by Mrs. W. J. Littleton weighed 34 pounds; Mr. Littleton, one of 33~ pounds; two by Dr. and Mrs. Inger- soll, 38 and 37 pounds; one by Geo. M. McFedries of Chicago, 35~ pounds. Avalon's Roll of Honor: Radio Service--Frank P. Arce, K. Aree, D. Beraldo, R. Teesdale. Army -- Robert Arnesberg, Ernest Baldwin, M. J. Cameron, Cyrus Crow- ton Jr., Geo. Donnelly, Lyte H. Gil- more (2nd Lieut.), Vaso lordan (Ser- vian Army), Frank McGrath, Geo. S. Patton Jr. (Lieut.-Col.), Milo Hewitt Roblee, Sam Rikalo (Servian Army), Lee Slagle, Miss L. M. Smith (Dieti- tian), Harold Stamford (Artillery), Geo. E. Stoughton, A. B. Waddingham (Capt. Engineering Service). Navy--Stephen J. Arce, Hancock Banning Jr., J. B. Banning Jr., Manuel DeCorte, Ray Lane, Ray Moran, Chas. McCullen, Vincent Petrich, Jack Au- beron Richmon, Murray L. Royar, Harold Wegmann, J. C. Wegmann. Aviation--Geo. H. Banning, Oscar Griffith, C. Merle Price, Paul Parr Smith. Signal Corps--Walter Hamilton. Nurses in Training~Miss Catherine Maclean, Miss Mabel Reed, Miss Cat- alina Adargo. SENATOR CAPPER SAYS: "I have differed, and still differ vig- ordusly with Secretary Hull as to the wisdom of his reciprocal trade agree- ments, so far as these affect agricul- ture. I am opposed to opening the gates to foreign farm products which will compete with the grain and live- stock produced by the American far- mer. I differ fundamentally with him on the proposition that he be allowed to make these treaties, for that is what they really are, and put them in- to effect without approval by the Sen- ate of the United States." o. Tlle Board of Education of the Long Beach School District (of which Santa Catalina Island is a part), has itsued an interesting booklet entitled "Good Citizens", in which are shown several ways whereby children in the schools are being educated to become "good citizens." C One way to beeomt acquainted with the people who live in Avalon is to read the Catalina Islander. Subscrlbe now, Put an Adlet to work for you! THE CATALINA i JACK SCHOOLFIELD MARINE PHONE A SERVICE "tO SI~AMI[N MARINE 528 -d ANCI REPAIR TUG ISLANDE~ IF INTERESTED IN AVALON SUBSCRIBE TO THE ~ ~ .~:~ .~..:IN~." ~ .~..~. ~ .:~. ~ QUICK SERVICE REASONABLE ISLAND TRANSFI Crating, Packing and Drayage Our SpecialtY. Individual Attention Given Baggage and TrunlO All Freight Hauling Opel'died by the S. C. I. Co- Ir transportation De PHONE : Avalon 176 Freight Terminal IF INTERESTED IN AVALON SUBSCRIBE TO THE PHONE AVALON 161 PHONE RICHM AVALON. CALIF, 1719 SO. LOS ANGELItS RAY C. WALL, REPRESENTATIVE OF OVERHOLTZER, InC. FUNERAL DIRECTOR IF INTERESTED IN AVALON SUBSCRIBE TO THE ! NOW DOING OUR OWN m AT OUR OWN PLANT IN AVALON i1#1 Special attention given to Fine Silks and Linens--All ironed bY "A BOOST WILL HELP" ONE DAY SERVICE IF DESIRED In at 9 a.m.---Out by 5 p.m. 115 Mariila phoO 60 H. C. FRY/v~I tel Hward ,. i. GELId5 SIXTH AND SPRING 5"1"1~1~'- 3 Minutes from Bus Stations I 0 Minutes from R. R. Stations 1reproof Garage In Connectlom Autos Checked at the Door. Shopping and Theatre Center "Get the 112 Avalon Blvd.--Wilmington---P~ AUTO REPAIRS AND CATALINA STORAGE Monthly Rates Agents for Willard Batteries, Dayton Tires arid Richfield Gasoline Birthday Cards BEAUTIFUL ONES