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OCT. 21, 1931 PAGE SEVEN AND PERSONAL Weeks rest in bed Mrs. W. that an ankle which for a long time is now Mrs. Otto Wieben of Des- have returned from a .on spent in San Fran- and Los Angeles. Boxell has moved into just one door above his on Metropole avenue. up a very neat studio tpleting arrangements to groceteria (or self-ser- Gerrard Food Market ng some slSecial sales. See on page two. iful flowers and the ex- wishes from friends haye gratifying to John Mac- gradually improving of his accident of a ago. Barber Shop, formerly operated by A. Payette, extensive alterations being operatedby Yale Mr. McWane ~s well having worked here ago. irs. Win. E. Schubert of are the proud parents born the 18th of Octo- ,sicians' and Surgeons' baby tipped the scales and ;t4 ounces. She has Mary Elizabeth. Rev. the son of Mr. and Mrs. of 304 Sumner avenue. Club of the Congre- met for their regular the home , of Mrs, I. L "TUesday evening. The of the evening was a for Mrs. L. H. Burkitt, tempting refreshments the hostess. The next be held at the home of E. Lewis, 212 Claressa, on rs. T.----.~. Polhamus, who nng in Vancouv'er, B. C., a glorious outing. Mr. as follows from tknder the date of O~tober ts our home just now. tip. Having a wonderful Weather. Going to Victor- Expect to stop at and Sma Francisco trip." Mrs. Francis Calvin of ark entertained recently to Catalina on board the yacht "Seaward," rs. Calvin's parents, Mr. ceil Blount de Mille, who re sojourning in Europe. Calvifis on the yacht Paul Gardner, Mr. eph W. Harper, Mr. and Johnson, Miss Nancy Herbert Calvin. Word lved that the de Milles where they sojourned ~tudying social conditions in Egypt. They Constantinople to '-ntine, active member of son of W. L. Valentine, of the club, took Utton marlin on Sunday, the "Shorty II," Capt. Mr. Valentine also took n of 177 pounds on his as he was trying to se- button on that tackle. , presidentof the Club, club button to the young congratulations on other fellow members their congratula- family has had luck during the past have greatly en- sport in our local Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Stone are planning to spend the winter in Pas- adena. The friends of Mrs. Clara Laurance will be glad to learn that she is re- covering from her recent severe ill- ness. Well, sir, did you notice that our good friend Mickey Ahern, brought in another marlin swordfish weighing 103 pounds last Monday? Miss Anita Haskell, who sailed for the mainland Monday morning, brought in a 167~ pound marlin swordfish Sunday afternoon, on lig, ht tackle. Percy West, assistant secretary at the Tuna Club, accompanied by Mrs. West, left Monday morning for a ten- days vacation at Southern California points. Judge John L. Fleming, of the Supe- rior Court, last Saturday brought to gaff a marlin swordfish weighing 95 pounds. Judge Fleming is an enrhu- siastic angler and often visits Catalina waters to match his skill against the game fish. Catalina Island Post 137, American Legion is giving a card party tonight (Wednesday) in the Atwater Arcade. A large crowd is expected as this is the first party of its kind to be held this season. A good time is assured to everyone who attends. Preparations are being made for the observance of Armistic Day, Nov, I1. Plans are being made to have some- thing of interest going on all day. The affair will be sponsored by the Catalina Island Post of the American Legion. Ralph Brown and Larry Pa- per are arranging the details. Mrs. Cecelia Snell Swanson, accom- panied by her daughter and son-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Clague, will sail Saturday, October 24th on the S. S. "Calawaii" for Honolulu. Mrs. Swanson will make an extensive tour of the islands, returning to Ava- lon about Fe~bruary 1st, 1932, while Mr. and Mrs. Clague will make Hon- olulu their home. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. McCullough re- turned last week from an extended drive through Texas, New Mexico and Colorado, during Mr. McCullough's vacation from his duties as baker at Gerrard's Market. They declare they had a delightful time, but were pre- pared to enjoy 'Catalina all the more because of its contrast with the dry desert countries they had passed through. Ex-Judge Louis P. Russill, who has recently retired from the Municipal Bench. has announced the opening of law offices in association with Richard Cantillon in the Subway Terminal Building. Prior to his appointment and subsequent election to the Munic- ipal Bench, Judge Russill served two years as Justice of the Peace. During his six-year Municipal term he was called under assignment of the Judi- cial Council to serve as Superior Judge. Judge Russill will conduct the general practice of law. He is at pres- ent attending rhe convention of the Masonic Grand Lodge in session at San Francisco. Miss Katheryn de Mille, the younger daughter of Cecil B. de Mille, and Miss Gladys Rosson, accompanied by a number of friends will this week cruise the northern Channel Islands on board the "Seaward," expecting to visit Santa Barbara Island, San Mig- uel, Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa and San Nicolas. They will be gone about three weeks. Miss de Mille is following the example of her father and her uncle, William de Mille, as an enthusiastic angler. A few days ago she landed a 251-pound great game fish, while Miss Rosson took a yellow- fin tuna and a sizeable yellowtail. The young women expect to add several records on their northern cruise. MARY WILLIAMS CLUB The Mary WiUiams Club will have a luncheon at the St. Catherine Hotel on Thursday, October 22nd, at 12 noon, Tickets, $1.35, can be obtained at Mrs, Parlane Reid's or Mrs. Carsons's and NOTED LECTURER TO TALK ABOUT BIRDS AT THEATRE OCT. Z4 Dr. Alfred Cookman will give his educational, thrilling, and entertaining lecture, "The Romance of Bird Life," at Heywood's store. An address willat the Riviera Theatre, Saturday, OC- be given by Mrs. W. W. Slayden, a tober 24, at 7:30 p.m. The lecture former district president of the Call- will be illustrated with many beautiful fornia Federated W'omen's Clubs, and specimens. Admission 25 cents now a state officer. She will speak on "International Relations," an interest- ing and far-reaching topic. Any non- members who care to attend will be made welcome. BANQUET AT ST. CATHERINE Delegates to the Twenty-Seventh Aunual Convention of the California Real Estate Convention enjoyed a post-convention trip to Catalina. Sam A. Selover of Long Beach and Arch .Laurance, the only, Avalon realtor who is a member of the association, acted as hosts. A banquet was held at the Hotel St. Catherine Saturday night, with Mr. Selover acting as toastmas- ter. Sunday was given over to a golf tournament at the Catalina Country Club, where low gross and net scores made by the realtors proved them up in the champion class. President and Mrs. D. D. Watson, of the California Real Estate Associa- tion, Mr. Peter Hansen, incoming president; Mr. Percy H. Smith, presi- dent of the Long Beach Realty Board, and wife, and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Se- lover of Long Beach, were among the many realtors who made the Catalina trip. Tuna Club registrations include: A. R. Martin, president; A. C. 'Brode, W. L. Valentine, J. W. Jump, Keith Spal- cling, R.(2. Mankowski, Judge John York, H. G. Rice, Col. Grant E. Dolge, J. C. Johnson, Chester Conklin, A. N. *[aerate, E. R. Valentine, E. W, Mur- phy, D. M. Baker, G. B. Wilson, W. W. Wilson, J. Clendenin, J. Bequette, J. H. Owerhauser, W. L. Hagenbaugh, F. C. Macy, J. E. Johnson and J. H~ Johnson. During the past week Mr. and Mrs. Frank Burgess of Vieudelou avenue, had as guest Miss Mary W'hitam, of Manchester, England. She had a won- derful time visiting the various points of interest on this beautiful is.land and left with the avowed intention of re- turning whenever opportunity presents itself. Joe Fishel, former golf professional at the Catalina Country Club, is now professional at the Del Rio Country Club at Brawley, Calif. Mr. Fishel sends greetings to his many Avalon friends. For Rent--3-room furnished apart. Beautiful view. Mrs. Farnsworth, Phone 516. 42 Dr. Cookman has studied and lived with the birds and wild animals in their natural haunts, and brings to his fascinating lecture first hand in- formation, from the mountains to the sea. His enthusiasm and method of pre- senting the subject matter is unique in itself. He is a dramatic speaker. Those attending the lecture will be more interested in our Avalon Bird Park after hearing Dr. Cookrnan's ad- dress. Every child and adult in Ava- lon hould be present. The occasion will be sponsored by the Ladies Aid Society of the Congre- gational Church. Tickets for admis- sion are now on sale. The members of the Ladies Aid have worked harA. to make this program one of the out- standing features for the coming win- ter season. ----'~--- :O :~ W. C. T. U. The meeting of the Avalon Woman's Christian Teinperance Union Tuesday of last week resul(ed in the election of the following officers for the ensuing year: President, Mrs, L. C. Waldman; Vic~ President, Mrs. P. M. Martin; Corresponding Secretary, Mrs. Nellie M. Noble; Recording Secretary, Miss Neelands; Treasurer, Mrs. Williams; Flower Mission Director, Miss Derby; Parliamentary Law, Mrs. L. C. Wald- man; Medal Contest Director, Miss E. MacLean; Scientific Instruction Direc- tor, Mrs. Nellie M. Noble. Mrs. and Miss MacLean were ap- pointed delegates to the State Conven- tion which is now being held in Long Beach--.October 20-23. :0 :' COMMUNI~'y L'~NGREGATIONAL CI'IURCH Rev. John B. Tooanay, Minister. Sunday Services--Church: Scho0l, 9:00 aan, morning preaching service, 10:30 A.M., Yung Peoples' Meeting 6:00 p.m. ; evening s vice. 7:00. Topics Sunday, October 25: 10:30 a.m., "Life Abundant." 7:00 p.m., "A Good Medicine." Mid-week meeting, Wednesday ev- ening, at 7:30. The public is cordially invited to attend any or all of these serx6ces Mr. and Mrs. "Jimmie" Jones, of 342 Descanso, returned Friday after a four-weeks' sojourn on the mainland. They traveled by auto as far east as Kansas, where they visited relatives and friends. THE ISLANDER ADLETS A careful reading of these Adlets will reveal many bargains that oth- wise you might miss. RATES--10 cents per line For Rent---Room with cooking priv- ileges, warm bath. Woman only. Tel. 106-J. 42 AOLI[TS View Lot--40xl20 : 5-room house (beds for 8) on rear 40, leaves front 40x80 for income. Fruit and flowers. Sacrifice $5000. Part cash.Lefavor, 332 Metropole. ADL.ETI FLOWERS When yon want flowers you will know where to get them. Macbeth, the Popcorn Man, at the Piggly Wiggly. I certainly hope you will "say it with flowers." If you don't trade with me, we both lose money. 44 ADLETS For Rent--Apartments for winter or by year. Good view. Hot water fur- rushed. Sun parlor; also 3-room cot- tage, $12. Mrs. Orr, 236 W~it'tley.' 39 Experienced Colored Woman wants any kind of work. Best Island refs. Box 89. Phone 96-R. 44p-tf ADLET.'~ Winter Ratea--Rooms $3 and $4 per week. Houses as low as ,$20 per me. Now is the time to buy wonderful bar- gains in houses. See Mrs. A. P. Nel- son, 121 Claressa Ave. Phone 140. tf. ADLE~I For Salo---MathewsonCottages, 17 units. P. O. Box 1366. Af~.E'r ~t For R~t---Housekeeping cottages and rooms at special winter rates. Na- tional Camp', Metropole Ave. Mrs. T. W. Winkleby, Mgr. 40-43 ,1~ Dt.lr'rll For Rent---At winter rates. See Mrs. Westbrook, 217 Sunmer Ave. for Fur. Apts., $12 to $25 per me. Rooms $10 to $12 per mo. 218