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November 12, 1924

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LINA ISLANDER L, AND PERSONAL ~Pr Reyes a--'nd-~, n. Scott start- '~t~, t Week for their hunting trip to ~.. They expect to be gone for a ~rsrs. Willard J. Walton, Carl E. ~i George Green and Captain .A. ton left Friday for a motor trlp eXieo " J. C. Watson, owner of the House on Marilla avenue, was "over in the big Metro- week. ...___ and Mrs. George Frost, who Captain A; B. Waddlingham of Los Angeles, visited Catalina last week. "Rube" McClanahan, once an Ava- lonite, now of Eagle Rock, was an Island visitor last week, Billie Price, wife and daughter, Ruthe, left Thursday for a month's vacation in northern California. Miss May McDonaugh returned home Thursday after spending a month visiting friends at South Pasadena. Mrs. Hugh MacKay and daughter Katherine of Marilla avenue are visit- ing on the mainland for a few days. JOLLY RECEPTION GIVEN BRIDE AND GROOM Mr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Wegmann arrived on the Island Friday, and many of their Avalon friends cele- brated the occasion. It was this way! When Herbert left Avalon he told no one that he had planned to marry Miss Mildred Ballou. They were mar- ried at Hollywood Congregational Church Thursday evening. In accordance with the Island tra- ditions, the happy couple were given a very cordial welcome. Immediately the groom stepped from the cross- channel steamer the wedding reception ARMISTICE DAY FEAST l Catalina Island Post, No. 137, Amer- ican Legion, celebrated Armistice Day by a banquet at the Hotel St.:Cather- ine. Cotnmander W. H. Mulcahy presid- ed at the feast; Invited guests included Messrs. Bix- by and Ruggles, two veterans of the Civil War. The buddies met in front of the post office at 6 o'clock, in response to bugle calls by John Shields, and marched to the hotel, led by a fife and drum. Barney Halstead and Ben-- ny Ogden were the muscians. Wanted--Housework, cooking, and other work. By colored woman. Box 1298, Avalon. 44p Wanted--Good lot, Marilla, Whitt- ley or Metropole, ~ block from beach. Might consider house. Owners only. 2616 Manitou ave., Los Angeles. 42-44 .For Sal~--Home Phonograph, chick- ens, rabbits and goats. Mrs. Carl Johnson, Fails Canyon. 43-2p Announcement---Benjamin Leffiur an- nounces that he will visit Avalon but once a month in winter. My next visit will be on the first of December, with a stock of dresses, skirts and furs that will be appropriate for Christmas gifts. See announcement later. MacRae ho- tel. Wait for your gifts till you see me. Housecleaning--By the day or hour, Mrs. Van Dusen. Box 1205. 41tf UbScribe now--S2.00 per year. :djf2lnel J. F. Dillon Signal Corps. 8. Army, of San Francisco, U S dio ' " | K. Supervisor of the 6th Radio i' ~'i~ltrtet' with his daughter, Miss Doris | L. on, were guests of the | ~.l.t:l for luncheon on Sunday Colonel | *all/oiI . . a ~ xs m the south on one of his | ~al inspection trips, and while at | - Ill Sunshine he inspected and a m ~r~v _ p- | ~, e/ of the condition of Major [ tt's ~t. celebrated station-.--6XAD- Last week J. M. Flannigan visit- ed Otto Guidinger at the Golden State Hospital, 423 Towne avenue, near the Arcade depot, Los Angeles. He says that Otto is very glad to see his Ava- lon friends, whenever they can take time to visit him. It will be remem- bered that Mr.Guidinger is suffering from a compound fracture of one of his hip joints, and will be confined to his bed for some time. at the vast amount of lumber being handled at the Wilmington and San Pedro docks. "For Rent" and "For Sale" signs are on sale at Windle's News Stand. Our prices for Canned Foods this week will surprise you. Hoover's "Cash and Carry" store, Sumner ave- nue, next to the Atwater Hotel.....Advt. In San Francisco we learned of a Scotchman who has a large family. It is rumored that every Christmas Eve "Scotty" goes out on the front lawn and fires a {~un. hnmediately after- ward he rusnes into the house and tells the children that Santa Claus has committed suicide. Mrs 'T ' , tend to return to the island in the an dab'orate place for a garage, he's 4. ' inch' Moricich returned to near future, for a month or so. going to use radio controlled automo- ~v.alan Friday, after a visit to the "--'--~ biles, and perhaps flying boats. Any- ~i,~!and. "Spike," the family Airdale, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ashbridgeare way we make the announcement that tttr~?lnly expressed his joy at her re- again back in Avalon. They report Radio Diffin is spending a lot of his tire=' His manifestations of pleasure having enjoyed an excellent outing in waking hours superintending the im- -,.. tt_ . ~i~e.._,ne attentmn of many passengers northern California also visiting Cra- provement~ that are being tacked on i J~l "U~arking from the steamship Ava-ter Lake and several other scenic his "garage." Harry's burning ambi- spots in Oregon. Each year Mr. and tion at the present time, is to corn- On I-I , Mrs. Ashbridge spend their vacation municate with Europe, Ariup, Irup, ~. allowe en a fancy dress partymotoring over the mainland boule- and Syrup on the "loud speaker." la~s given by Lois Harrison at heryards. eo-- ,- '~ - t~eacon street. The young ~ So that there may not be any more ~1~le present were Maxine Carson, L.R. Archibald, a prominent lure- surprises "sprung" during this coming er:'ured Sprinkle, Hattie May, Cath- berman from the Bahama Islands, waswinter, we confidentially announce the ~neBr 1~- own, Helen and Charlotte a visitor to the island Saturday. He fact to all Island readers that there ~SSeau, Frances Feltrop Ed ar said he had heard so much about Cat-are a couple of young men in Avalon 'ttrrlson ' g . .l, larr. , Jr., and the hostessLoxs alina Island that he was anxious to see who have already purchased wedding ISon, it for himself. The visitor was amazed rings. ADLET RATES--Ten cents per line per issue. Minimum charge, 25 cts. Mrs. Mac Osier plans to be in Ava- lon Nov. 17th to spend one week. 44 THE ISLANDER ADLET$ Boatman, did you overhaul your ground tackle ? Almost every year one or more boats come ashore in the first northeast storm of the season. An anchor or mooring line is only as strong as its weakest connection. It pays to check up on your ground tackle. are comfortably located in their home that two feature plays are announced Blanche Otto of Long Beach isB.W. Alexander, Intertype operator on Metropole avenue. The bride- pre-release in Los Angeles. Catalina Mr. and Mrs. George Taylor,in the Catalina Islander office, has re- groom is the youngest son of Mr. and Island is on the map and so is its ~Viarilla avenue. Miss Otto was signed his position and departed for Mrs. John H. Wegmann of Metropole moving picture house. The present for Price's Confectionery dur- the mainland.He anticipates a stay avenue. United Theatres management is serv- Past summer season, at Bakersfield. ing Avalon well. th:hlUrsday~:30 o'clock --- ---~ A SPEC~SONAL Among some thirty-odd Paramount O. E. King, dining room director at pictures booked for the Strand, some lhe ~tary Williams Club will meet at the Hotel St. Catherine, and h'is wife, ~. eOresters Hall Clemente avenue, who is housekeeper at the sam$ hos- Victor Malcutt, the genial porter atof the early arrivals will be "Feet of the Hotel Atwater desires to send Clay," nmch of which was filmed in ~dg~d program has been arranged telry, are enjoying an automobile trip his"best regards'" 'to Mr. and Mrs. front of the Hotel, St. Catherine; ~har'~ members~are urged to a~tend,to the .nrthern~prtin of California. Mickey Ahern, who left Avalon a cou-36."Monsieur Beaucaire, ' and 'North of staff tes H. Smith, of the Islander Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Chandler, of pie of weeks ago for their former ~'Week" returned, from the north last South Pasadena, were visitors to Ava- home in Chicago. Vic says that he is Preparations for building the new - H e reports having had a fine Ion Sunday. Even though it rained alltaking exceptionally good care of Mr. theatre, on the corner of Cresent and "~ue visiting former schoohnates, and day, they were glad they made the and Mrs. Ahern's home on Clemente Claressa avenues, opposite the bank, .~rs, m the vicinity of San Francisco trip and hoped some time to be able avenue, during their absence in the are in progress. Already the-site has u lU the San Joaqum valley, to come when the sun was shining, east, and that he hopes "They'll never been cleared preparatory to grading. t~I~Irs" Victor Hayes of .311 Descanso come back, so that he will have a good Dr. ,and Mrs. Zane Grey were pas- home here for the rest of his life. Because of its location on an island, ~ellue, h_ who returned to Avalon Wed sengers on the steamship Avalon lastAnyway, "Mickey," drop the readers separating it from the mainland, the "*c8 W as taken ill Friday, and was Thursday, coming over to make pre- of the Islander a line. Tell us whatCatalina High School is handicapped ~:~ved to the Seaside Hospital in parations for the construction of their the Windy City looks like from an by extra expenses incurred when hold- ilg Beach on new home. Dr. Grey filed his plans re~_ . Sunday. Mr. Hayes Irishman's pointof view. Mal~eit ing inter-school athletic meets with ~wrtecl that she was much im roved for the building with the City Build- snappy! other institutions. Appreciating this ~0nday. P ing Inspector. It is estimated that the fact Mr. William Wrigley, Jr. has es- .i~tel new home will cost $50,000. Have you noticed the ""Diffin Gar- tablished a special fund to meet such t.ain and Mrs. Tad Grey, who are ~--.._~_ age" on the hill overlooking Avalonextra expenses, and has contributed e%_ ring in Los Angeles, made a Mr. and Airs. William Elmer, who Bay? Isn't it surprising that when $500 towards it. The High School stu- 0-nS'ehannel trio one (lay last week have been occupying the Bird's Nest these "rich guys" start to build homes dent body greatly appreciateshis "~Ptai " s;_, n Tad said that he got "home cottage at 201 Descanso aveune, left they call 'era garages? And, being so thoughtfulness. ~:~ !or a look at the good old Pacific $or their home in Los Angeles Sunday well situated on the hill side, even the i~,tri and then, Mr and Mrs Grey afternoon. Mr. Elmer has been recu- drabbest man would naturally conclude h " " Wanted to vote. perating from a broken hip. They in-that, if Harry Diffin is building such spending a couple of months committee took him in charge. He Major Lawrence Mott talked a bit. Catalina avenue home, return- Mrs. Ethel Seeley was a passenger was good-naturedly bumped and joltedThe boys certainly seemed to enjoy sadena last Wednesday on the Avalon Saturday, returning (perhaps a little roughly), until the the special menu prepared for the i ~ from a few days trip to the mainland, committee managed to snap a pair ofoccasion. ~?es. Witmer, wife and sister-in- handcuffs on his wrists. Then follow- ---'-~'~----~ ~lVhss Grace M. Stevens were Airs, Ray Host and children, Bever- ed the usual public demonstrations, STRAND THEATRE NOTES ~llld~g" Avalonites visiting the main- ly and Holton, returned Sunday after- and a parade headed by the tin can ~Who returned last week in time noon, after spending a delightful vaca- band. By looking over the Strand program, ~Ote. tion in Los Angeles. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Wegmann published on page 10, you will note