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NOV. 4, 1937 C. B. Bunnelle returned Fri- a brief Visit to Long Beach. and Mrs. J. W. Eccleston made visit to Los Angeles last and Mrs. J. j... White are again after enjoying a pleasm]t ain and Mrs. Tad Gray re- Tuesday from their vacation wth. Orr, Sr., was home over the returning to his mainland Unday evening. Alma Overholt and son Miles among returniflgAvalon resi= Sunday morning. L. White is again at home after spending a pleasant on the continent. Wisdom and son Sam were Avalon residents who returned the mainland last week. Je.ssie Grindle and daughter, of Beatrice, Nebr., ,were visitors last week. i George "Thompson returned to ngeles Monday evening, after the week-end here with her Stanley, ye well-known former On cross-channel steamships, an island visitor for a few hours Week. gs Marion Gray, former teacher schools, was a week-end to Avalon. She has many here. and Mrs. George Herwig re- Tuesday from their mainland ~. They report having had a trip. and Mrs. George Hoffingqr re- last week from their month's trip and are again on duty Cafe. Elliott, who spent the sum- Avalon as an employee in the Dining Room, has returned to in Eugene, Oregon. Eddie L. Fiero, who has been office of A. L. Laurance for sailed Sunday, en route in Quanah, Texas. friends of Mr. and Mrs. Warner who may take a trip Springs, of course will want They are proprietors of Hotel there. ster James B. Ogden and crossed the channel Mon- en route to Gilman Hot where they expect to spend of weeks vacation. 's Photo Studio", now well in its new and larger room, ad- the bank, has a fine display of ag objects in the two large the week-end Mr. and Mrs. ms of Long Beach enter- Avalon cottage, Mr. Dorton of that beach city, Mr. Dorton is manager. and Mrs. Harry Allen of Wil- spent several pleasant days with Mr. and Mrs. John L, at Middle Ranch. Mrs. White Allen' r s siste, which made it a easant occasion. 'alms Fountain", formerly under the new proprietor- rt E, Sullivan, ts open .WiN a new cor- ~nee, the 'candy counter rear-'' and the interior newly-painted, a very neat appearance. Mrs. Matilda J. Murdock returned to her Los Angeles residence on Fri- day.. Mrs. George Kirk sailed north on the S. S. Avalon on: Sunday after- noon. Eugene M. Snfith, photographer, made a business trip to Los Angeles last week. Mrs. J. C. Leary was a north-bound passenger on the steamship Avalon Friday of last week. Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Renton sailed for continental points on Saturday's cross-channel steamer. Capt. Geo: C. Farnsworth has re- turned from his first visit to the con- tinent since his recent illness. Mrs. P. M. Martin and Mrs. Nora Ednmndson, who spent the week-end ashore, returned to Avalon on Mon- day. Lester G. Smith, county forester representative on Santa Catalina Is- land, returned from the' mainland on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Mead arrived Saturday via the cross-channel steam- er. They expect to keep their Ava- lon house open until the end of No- vember. Mrs. Margaret Macdonell has re- turned to Palm Springs after spend- ing a week at her place of business in Avalon--the Arcade Beauty Shop, in the Atwater Arcade. Mrs. Hannah Ann Reynolds re- turned from Los Angeles Friday, where she went to meet her sister, Mrs. John Jeter of Kansas City. Mrs. Jeter will spend the winter here with her sister. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hoover and daughter, Miss L. T. Bingham and Mrs. Guthrie were among Santa Cat- alina Island residents who returned home on the cross-channel steamer at noon Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Cable of Kansas City were among visiting guests at the meeting of the Rotary Club Friday. Mr. Cable is an uncle of the speaker of the day, Judge Leonard Wilson of Los Angeles. Mrs. N. C. Boone and brother are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Mills, of Westmoreland avenue, Los Angeles, the occasion being Mrs. Boone's birth- day. A short trip to Palm Springs is also on their calendar. Charles R. V. MeClanahan has been "up in the air" considerable the past week. Cause why? Well, he has placed a fine coat of graphite on the roof of the Community Congregational Church--complimentary, at that. Three children of a family in Los Angeles are reported to have cele- brated their birthdays on October 29 --and they are not triplets. The old- est was 5, the next 3, and the young- est 1--according to the Los Angeles Herald and Express. Mr. and Mrs. W; H. Mulcahy and Miss Doris Wilcox were north-bound passengers on the steamship Avalon Monday, en route to Loma Linda, where they expect to remain for a week or two, while Mr. Mulcahy is taking additional treatments. Mrs. George Mulford was an Ava- lon visitor last week. She reports her husband as enjoying very good health, and was sorry that circumstances pre- vented him from enjoying the trip to Catalina with her. It will be remem- bered.that George. Mulford was for many,years conductor of Porter's Cat- alina 'Island Mai'ine Band, which for thirty years or more played in Avalon every summer. PAGE SEVEN THE ISLANDER ADLETS A careful reading of these Adlets will reveal bargains that otherwtse you might miss. RATE,q--10 cents per line For Sale--Oil Stove, 2-burner, 1936 model. Cheap. 305 Beacon. 44p. ADLIITS Do You---Want a sign to put on your store door when you have to close it because of wind or rain? We have 'era ready printed. Or, do you wish some cards stating that the State Sales Tax has to be added to all pur- chases exceeding 15c? We have 'em. The Catalina Islander Office, Parker Court, opposite the City Hall. Insurance---See J. E. Mathewson, 319 Whittley. Phone 18 or 4i8-W. 44 Rooma for Rent---Best location in the valley. Home-like, quiet and first class. Hot salt bath and showers. Rooms accommodate from 2 to 4; reasonable, $12, $15, $20, to $25 per month. See owner, 313 Sumner Ave. ADLITS For Rent--326-C-D and E, Whit- ~ef Ave., furnished houses $18, $20, per too. E. A. Gibbs, 315 W. 9th St., L A. 42-45p. ADLIT~ Public Stenographer -- Reasonable rates. Phone 167-J, or 500..126 Sum- ner Ave. The Azusa Herald has issued a very neat special edition in honor of its having completed fifty years of publi- cation. It is a creditable issue, edi- torially and typographically, and glancing over its columns recalls to the writer many incidents of "early days" in Southern California. The fact that the Herald can get out such a publication to celebrate its "golden" anniversary speaks well for the com- munity and the enterprise of the present publisher, Neal Van Sooy. Congratulations, neighbor, and hope you may live to see its one hundredth anniversary. Married, in St. Andrews ,Church, Pasadena, October 2, 1937, Joseph P. Gray and Beatrice Riedel, both of Pasadena. The groom is well known in Avalon, his mother being the pro- prietor of "Mother Gray s" waffle shop on Crescent avenue, which she opens every summer, while Mr. Gray has been for years an employee of the Hotel St. Catherine. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Victor E. Riedel of Pasadena. The happy cou- ple are making their home in Pasa- dena. Among recent visitors to the Bill Hance home on Eucalyptus avenue were Tena Taylor Rone of Los An- geles, and Mr. and Mrs. J. Curtis Beesley of Bend, Ore. Mrs. Hance is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Beesley, and will go north with her parents to spend the month of November in Ore- gon. Other visitors at the Hance home were Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jameson, also of Bend. Ore. Married--Glenn Robert Briggs and Elizabeth Bradford, both of Avalon, were married at the Community Con- gregational Church Manse on Tues- day evening, October 26, 1937, the pastor, John B. Toomay, officiating. The contracting parties were attend- ed by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McAfee, and they will make their home for the present at Driftwood, on Marilla ave- nue. Harry Slaugh of the Santa Catalina Island Company's Avalon office, left for Chicago last week, accompanied by Mrs. Slaugh and their daughter, Miss Frances. The two latter will extend their visit to Boston, Mass., we under- stand. Miss Catherine Moore returned to the mainland Sunday evening, after spending the week-end in Avalon looking after property interests here. The Avalon Cemetery begins to look as though it needed visiting by some- one interested in improving its appear- anee. Andy Baylor returned Tuesday from his far eastern trip. Maybe we can tell you more about it next week. Mrs. Pauline Schatan, who recently removed to LOs Angeles, returned Monday for a brief stay. Mr. and Mrs. Art Hodgson were north-bound passengers on the S. S. Avalon Friday afternoon. Other Personals on Page Ten AVALON THEATRE Matinee Every Sunday 2 P. M. Any. Seat 2So ;Children Under 12, lSe Evening Shows --- 7:15 and 9:10 Any Seat 35c; Children Under 12, ISc Thursday, Nov. 4--Sonja Henie and Tyrone Power in "Thin Ice" with Ar- thur Treacher and Raymond Walburn. Last time today. Don't miss it! Friday, Nov. 5--George O'Brien and Constance Worth in "Windjammer", with Gavin Gordon. Plenty of com- edy and romance in this fast action melodrama. Together with the third episode of the Dick Tracy Serial; also Novelty and News. Saturday, Nov. 6---Loretta Young and Warner Baxter in "Wife, Doctor and Nurse" with Virginia Bruce and Jane Darwell. A smart comedy-drama revolving about the life of a prominent physician, happily married, but wholly dependent on his faithful assisting nurse. Also a Cartoon and Travelogue. Sunday and Monday, Nov. 7-8-- Claude Rains and Gloria Dickson in "They Won't Forget", with Otto Kru- ger. Also Selected Novelties and News. Tuesday, Nov. 9--Peter Lorre in "Think Fast Mr. Moto", with Virginia Field and Thomas Beck. A mystery melodrama with Peter Lorre playing the part of the Japanese detective. Also Selected NoveRies and News. Mrs. Hazel Warwick was among Avalon residents who returned from the mainland on Tuesday's steamer. Mrs. David Ray Arnold of Long Beach, spent Friday afternoon and evening and a portion of Saturday in Avalon. Katie Krueger left on Saturday's steamer for Los Angeles. During her stay there she will live with her bro- thers. Katie is attending the Wolfe School of Costume Designing. Mrs. Ruby A. Allen of the Monte- rey Hotel, who is spending some time on the mainland, was over Sunday, accompanied by Mrs. Judge Renker. The latter was making her first visit to the "Magic Isle". Emmett Barr, house boy at the Tuna Club, left on Monday's steamer for the mainland. This young man has been working with Mr. West at the Club for the past five summers, and is well liked by the members. He is expected back next spring. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Wiseman have the pleasure of entertaining his moth- er and father, Mr. and Mrs. Martin V. Drisoll of Denver, Colo., who ar- rived in Avalon Tuesday. We under- stand that they will spend the winter here. Several members of the Early Cal- ifornia Club of Avalon called on Mrs. W. H. Mead Tuesday afternoon. She entertained them with very interesting sketches of her experiences in Europe during her recent trip there, including the coronation of King George, and finished the afternoon by serving at- tractive refreshments.