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November 6, 1947     The Catalina Islander
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Published weekly at Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CaUfor~ia. Avalon's official newspaper, containing the local news of this wonderful Island World. Baseball training field for the Chicago Cubs. Avalon : Year round mecca/or tourists and lravelerL Boating; bathing, golf, tennis, baseball, riding, fishing, hiMng, marine gardens. Unexcelled accommodati,m Five Cents AVALON, SANTA CATALINA. CALIFORNIA THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1947 vet. XXXV NO. 47 CATALINA VISITED BY FLYING LI NS EDDIF-~HARRISON AN[:) " ")NS. Wher~ the AirFort Lions C~ub of Los Angeles wore invited ~ ~,u,'st,7 ~f the Avalon Lions ~ast week, they just hopped an air- a'~d b~':~e-q .~t Ca~al:na's a'r~ort in the sky, .with little time lost from thuds" d'~:/.~ ;~" ~e, rt manager Jack Carson (foreground, left to right) g~'~ats Niss~m~s; --t of the visiting ch.~b. The 23 g~ests were hceated to e tam, ovm- Catallna's scenic interior before lan~ling at United Air Lines CUBS PLAN PI~ING TRAINING Chicago Cubs are busy making their annual spring training to Catalina, according to word ed from Chicago The exact date the players will arrive has not set, but will be announced later. ,'re will probably be more players the trip to the Catalina tram- teadquarters in 1948 than last according to James T. Galla- Vice-president and general man- of the Cubs. Hank Bc.rowy, Dewev Williams. Pea- nuts I~)wrey, Paul Erickson and others. Several players who started with the Los Angeles Angels this past sea- son are also expected to be with the squad, including Cliff Chambers, Bob McCall, Clarence Maddern, Jess 1)o- bernie and Lou Stringer. The'Cnbs will leave Catalina in time to play their first exhibition' ~zame wiCh the Chicago Whte Sox n Los An- geles on March 6. They will play a number 0f exhibition games in the Los Angeles area with other major league teams, more of which wifl be training the Cubs known to many in California ,than in many years. In who are expected ~o be addition to "the Cubs and White Soy, again next spring are Capt. Phil teams taking advantage of California s Andy Pafko Eddie Wait- spring climate will include the St. Nicholson, R'ob Scheffling, Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians and Johnny Schmitz, Pitlsh~rgh Pirates. V~ e of Avalon. sevct;ed from the misc. confusion and trait.i( worries of iht ~nainland. have so much for which to l (- thankful True, there are lr- lcs wh-n some xv-ot~M appreciate more and dixersLied ,:,:twities durine the fall and wnter m~mths. Vth this in mind your Vet- erans Organ zafions of Avalon have c~ b-e.l C:tir f~rets in an onI and (mr as~anli on inactivity. Jc,intly the Veterans of Fc:re~n Wars. Santa Ca~ahna ['<~s* No. 7533 and the Ameri- can I.v on. ~ ohm l'os: No. 137, have leased die Social Hail al the head of "Frt n]orlt Street ['nder the name of the Veterans Hall. this has been tile scene of two rno~I sm'eessful dances in ,the past month. l'<,r years these two civic organiza- li~;'.s l':a',f been scekine a per,'nanent h,ca~i(m f~," :, clnbr()orn with adequate facilities. That location has now been secured, a Club (ommitlee appointed as lk't:~] :iS ;ill enlertainmenl COJllllliitee from each of t}lc two organizations. The Veterans Organizations are making every effort to provide Avalon adeqtmte and appropriate "off season" entertainment. Saturday nTte, Nov. 29th, is tile date Io mark down on your calendar On lhat ni~c the Ve'erans Hall will be the sce:]e of a Thanksgiving, Dance. That also ~ill be lhc nite and tile place for tile drawing of Avalon's big- e' e !~ I raffle. Th,- wqmer of thal raffle ,a,ill have hb; or her choice of any (me of ,tile fr,llowi~u arliclcs as a prize: A Porta- bit, Radi,; Csmbinalic~q Phonograph- Rad, Set. These two articles are on d:s'~ lay at Ic,e Guion's. An Kleetric Refrigerator or Electric Washing Machine, both on display at the Avalon Refrigera, ror Company. A Tape Recording Machine or a [,;true C~+nsole Radio. which are on display at the Caldwell Radio Shop. All members of the V, F. W. and the American Legion posts are again reminded that the Veterans Hall is available to them and their is:rifles and au('s.~s. Get the gang '.o=~ether, secure the key from your pc:st co:n- mgnder and use your hall as a clnb room, where tables are availahlv, also a jnke lx)x loaded with current records. soft drinks are al'so available, as well as a fine oiano and the finest floor in Avalon on which to (lance. NOTICE TO 'DOG OWNERS Ordinance No. 11 of the City of Avalon directs the Chief of Police and other duly authorized Police Officers to destroy all dogs not properly li- censed as provided by the .Ordinance. The month of November is designated as the deadline for new licenses. Tags are now avairable at the Police Department, and owners are urged to obtain 1948 tags early so that ~heir pets are protected when the un- wanted dogs are disposed of. By Order of the Chief of Police, MISS DONNA LEE TAYLOR wE~ On Saturday, November 1st, in the early evenin~ hnsh of the Pueblo Ora- lorio a,I Chal)man [)ark on Wilshire Boulevard. Miss I~mna Lee Taylor of Los Angeles, became the bride of Mr. Kd~ar M. Harrison of Avalon. The couple were nnited in marriage by her nnele, Orson Haynie. Patriarch of the Chnrc~ of the l.~ttter Day Saints. The bride wa~ Riven in marriage by" her father, l)~nald Nazel'y. She wore a ~own of white tissue taffeta, a ring- er-tip veil of white net and carried a white orchid on a small wedding Bible. Mrs. William Barner attended her cousin as matron of honor arid was attired in light brue taffeta and carried" a pink and white nose-gay bouquet. Harry A. Allen. staff officer of the- S. S. Avalou, was best man. Ushers were Alva B. Turner and Jack B,ean. The vocal renditions. "1 Love You Truly" and "Because" were sung by Mrs. Madalaine Nazelj The brides mother, Mrs. James Tay- lor of Banning, wore a blue gow'n with cyclamen accessories. Mrs. Florence Harrison, mother of the groom, wore a blue gown with. vintage accessories, Immediately after the ceremony a reception was held in the R.ase Room of the Chapman Park Hotel I)onna Lee at, tended I~s Angeles Uity College and only recently resign- ed her position as secretary to the director of Make-Up Dept. at Uni- w'rsat gtudios~ Eddie Harrison is captain of the- glass bottom boat Phoenix, and a life- long' resident of Avalon. The young couple fl'ew by Pan- American Airlines to Mexico Cily and will spend several weeks there and in Acapulco, before taking up their res~- donee in ' valon. THE STAMP CORNER A. J. LeGrand ] wo new is,rues announced for U. S, A &: commemorative ~tamp honor- ing the new Evi~rgtades National Park at the southern tip of Florida, will be issued in ~ecember, probably Dec. 6, the day the park is to be dedicated. President Truman is expected ,to go. to Miami for the exercises. A pro- posed design featuring a great white heron and a map of Florida, showing- the park boundary m outline, has been submitted by Garnett McGee. employe ofbureau of prir~ting and engraving. The P. O. /)ept. has yet to announce the chosen design. Postmaster General Robt, E. Hanni- gan has announced that the 3c stamp purple in color, to be issued in honor of Doctor George Washington Carver, renowned negro educator and scien- tist, will be placed on sale for the first time on Carver day, Jan. 5, 1948, at Tuskegee Institute, Alabama. Next 'week the ~tory of Dr.