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NOVEMBER 6. 1947 SUGAR LOAF ( FROM OUR FILES By Jim Durum Five Years Ago This Week. Thtwsday, Nov. 5, 1942. "SPEAKER VISITS SCHO~OL" "Chl Oct. 26, 1942, Mr. Kenneth ]Brown, nationally famed journalist, editor, author, youth leader, and nub- lic speaking champion, addressed the High School on the "Dangers of Re- tionalizing." T~n Years Ago This Week. Thursday, Nov. 4, 1937 "Carnival a Big Su~ess. I "The junior carnival which was held ast Friday, went over with a bang! Everyone who attended enjoyed them- selves immensely and the majority of the booths were sold out before the end of the evening. The gross re- Ceipts totaled $175." . "Avalon High was visited last week hy Mr. Woodruff, the supervisor of for Junior High Schools of Long Beach District." Years Ago This Week Nov. 2, 1932. 'Chal Carpenter's wrist was dis= locatedFast Thursday night after CA~SCORNER Dick G. and Delores T. are now go- ing steady, practically. Seems there is a third party definitely interested. Ohhhhh, brother! I That boy friend of Vollie C. is really a doll! That gM. sure knows how to pick them. Our question of the week is,----~ho signs their name. to letters, as "Your Darling Little Boy?" What h~ppened to King, Lucy ? We haven't heard much about him, lately. Is it true that Earne can make can- died-apples as well as his mother ? We have another couple to add to our very short steady list. (People in Avalon are too fickle! ! ) Orchids to Bob T. and Vallarie. Seen around the campus-- Students still recovering from last week-end. A lot more letters from a certain "Jim." Right, Chicki ? Barbara C. looking very lonesome. Better luck next time, Babs.They're all two-faced, aren't they? "Udo" and his mob, 'Delores T. with stars in her eyes. (Dick, too.) ----A--H--S School when a soccer *ball hit his handy "B FILM CHARACTERS ob Coleman, a senior, was caught ,/Playing marbles with some of the ele- 1. Amber Diane F~ ~entary Ix)ys last week." 2. Bruce Carlton Keith S. "C~yde Grant is the proud owner of 3. Rex Morgan Rex Morgan a taew football Maybe this will help 4. Heathcliffe 7Donnie Clyde's ability." 5. Cathy Elaine K. .----A.--H~ Schg~JL w 6. Gypsy Rose Lee Marge V. :iota "4 gazines for the Teen Age Club. If I ~0~ will call 174 we will pick them up8 Lute i Pat (2. ~: ,~aen you are finished with them.91 Scarlet Georgia H. ~':] "hanks. 10. Rhett Carl H. SCHEDULE 2 SHOWS DALLY -- 7.:15 P. M. AND 9:15 P. M. ADMISSION ADULTS CHILDREN Under 12 Years stb Prlee$Se Total 70c Est'b. Price91cT ta| 25c ed. :l:a .12c Fed.Tax .04ca'vLu's WEDNESDAY AND.THURSDAY NOVEMBER t AND 6 Starring Hedy L~Marr and Dennis O'Keefe ALSO---COLOR SPECIAL AND NEWS FRIDAY NOVEMBER 7 RilTlYy A Zane Grey Story Featuring Tim Holt PLUS--EPISODE Four and Five of SERIAL, CARTOON and NEWS SATU I~I~Ay "NOVEMBER 8 Featuring Kenny Lelmar and1 Una Merkel ALSO--MUSICAL NOVELTY AND SPORT REEL SUNDAY AND MONDAY NOVEMBERg-10 "Variety F.~aturing Mary Hatcher and De Forest Kelly PLUS---NEWS AND BUGS BUNNY CARTOON TUESDAy of Featuring Henry Fonda ALSO--NOVELTY AND NEWS NOVEMBER tl WEDNESDAY AND THURSD~kY NOVEIMLBER 12-13 Starring Barbara Stanwyck and David Niven PLUS--CARTOON ~ND NEWS PAGE SEVEN ROGUE'S C#d LE RY Name: Donnie Dasagna. Born: May 5, 1930 in Burbank, Calif. Age : 17. Gr~le : Senior. Favorite Food: Ravioli. Faw~rite Actress: Betty Hutton.- Favorite Actor: Tyrone Power. Favorite State: California. 1~ Car-." Ford. " Favorite Band: Harry Jilmes. Favorite Song: "Always." Favorite Sport: Basketball, naturally! Favorite Movie: Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo. ---rA--H--.$~ MRS. MARY A. RUNYON AGED 97, PASSES Funeral servtces were hel'd Wednes- day, in Oakland, for Mrs. Mary A. Runyon, aged 97, who passed away on November 2. at the home of her daughter. Mrs. T. M~ Polhamus of 147 Marilla avenue. Mrs. Runyon had made her home with Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Polhamus for the past twenty- three years. She is survived by het~ daughter and son-in-law and by two grandsons, Thomas R Wilkinson of Avalon and Albert J. Wilkinson of West Los Angeles. The interment was at .the Mountain View Cemetery, Oak- land. Born in New York City, August 1, 1850, she came to San Francisco when a child of eight, by way of the Isth- mus of Panama. Subsequently she was married to Mr. Henry A Runyon of the Sacramento Roscoe Runyon family. Although well past cA) years of age, Mrs. Runyon was very active men- tally and kept up a keen interest in historical and current events, Always pleasant and smi[ng, she was gener- ous in doing things for others, if it would gve thern pleasure. Her erandson, Thomas IC Wilkin- son accompanied the casket with its many beautifulfloral tributes from Avalon friends. TELEPHONE COMPANY INSTALLS NEW LINES During the past few weeks the Southern California Telephone Com- pany has had several workmen in- stalling additional telephone lines about the city. The new lines replace some of the old ones that were taken away during ,the wire shortage of the war period. A new cable has been installed underground along the Casino way to the St. Catherine apartments at Descanso Canyon: SEE VAN The Insurance Man OLD BUILDINGS ALL REMOVED With the St. Catherine apartments remodeIed and occupied, the Santa, Ca.talina qzland Company now have their gardeners landscaping the snr- rounding grounds and planting flowers where once stood the employees quar- ters for the old hostelry, the power- house and the St. Catherine's famous kitchen buildings. These buildings have all been removed. A six-foot fill has been made to level off the grounds to make a parking space for the apartment tenants owning bicycles and automobiles A number of cement retaining walls to carry off the rain- fall have al~o been built during the past few weeks. "CUB" COACH TO SPEND WINTER HERE Mr. and Mrs. Roy Johnson of Chit cago arrived here Saturday for the winter. "Roy" is a coach for the Chi, eago Cubs. He states that the team expects to arrive here for their ~train- /tag period next February REPORT OF PROPERTY SALE NOT VERIFIED Rumor has it along the waterfrotTt that negotiations are now under way some New York financiers for transfer of a,ninety foot frontage of property on Crescent avenue. The re- port could not be verified at the pre- sent time. TERMINAL BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS POSTPONED A~nnouncement was made last week that the proposed improvemen,ts to the steamer terminal building at Crescent and Metropole avenues, had been postponed and that the store tenants now occupyng the building would be given temporary leases until further notice. CATALINA FEATURED ON MAGAZINE COVER A color reproduction of a painting, of a beautiful fall scene in Catalina is featured in ,the cover of the current issue of "Horizon," magazine published by Mill's Industries, Chicago. The painter is Arthur Stewart, who painted the picture while he was sta- tioned here during the war Mr. ~ Stewart's paintings have been exhibit- ed at the National Gallery, Washing- ton; the Art Institute of Chicago; and the Pasadena Art Insti,tute. The painting shows a mountainous scene on the Ai:~rt Road. with Ori- zaba in ~the distance. The magazine is distributed among many thousands of business execu- tives in all parts of the United States. You're twice as sure with Two Great Names FRIGIDAIRE MADE BY GENERAL MOTORS The Grand Father of all Electric Refrigerators Place your order today for immediate delivery Avalon Refrigeration Sales & Service 210 METROPOLE AVENUE PHONE 10g MACHINIST ELECTRICIAN " E. If. ADKINS PAIRTS AND SERVICE FOR HouSEHOLD ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES REFRIGERATION MARINE TELEPHONE AtVALON Ill ItlK (DOWN ALLEY NEXT TO ,~