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PAGE SiX ,, Published Every Wednesday at WINDLE'S PRINT SHOP AVA LO N, CALl FO RN IA. E. WINDLE,-- - Editor and Owner CHAS. H. SMITH Associate Editor SUBSCRIPTION RATES (in advance). Three Years ..................... Five Dollars (Only When Paid in Advance). One Year ................................... Two Dollars Six Months .................... One Dollar Three Months ................. Fifty Cents Single Copies .............................. Five Cents ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising $0c per Inch, Each Insertion._ 500 Inches During a Period of Six Months, 35c per Inch. Liners 10c per Line, Minimum 25c. Entered as Second-Class Matter March 31, 1914, at the Postoffice at Avalon, Calif. Under the Act of March S, 1897. The-columns of the Islander are open to the general public, on any of the fol- lowing subjects: Local Politics and Gov- ernmen, Fishing, Hunting and Camping. Items of local news interest will be greatly appreciated. Most fat girls like to have figures to their credit in the bank. You are supporting merchants who are boosting Avalon, when you patron- ize the advertisers in the Islander. Captain John Kassar told our re- porter that he had sixty Easter lilies in his garden. Between the garden adjoining his home and his fishing launch Dragon, "Yellowtail John" as he is better known, is a busy man. Arthur Sutemeier has been grading his Metropole avenue property, and last week prepared to put in a cement retaining wall,--and it rained. As he anticipated the showers, he was not disappointed. Keep up the good work, friend. Herbert Baker is doing the cement work. It is a noticable fact that many of the Avalonites this year have "gone north" for vacations of two weeks or a month, in automobiles. Not one ser- ious accident has happened, and all have returned home safely, after cov- ering distances of from one thousand to five thousand miles. The corner stone of the new High School building will be laid with Ma- sonic honors on the afternoon of Sat- urday, November 29th. The ceremony will be held under the auspices of Cat- alina Island Lodge, No. 524, Free and Accepted Masons, and the Long Beach Board of Education. Full particulars will be announced in subsequent issues of The Catalina Islander. WINS DOLLAR PRIZE Miss Elizabeth MacLean won the prize of one dollar for locating ten errors on page eleven, in the issue of November 5, 1924, "Sugar Loaf." How many errors can you find on page eleven of this issue? THINKS CRITICISM BENEFICIAL Editor Catalina Islander: The students of Catalina Hi-School were indeed pleased with the letter from "Troglodyte," which was pub- lished in the Islander last week. We appreciate his friendly criticism, and wish, through your columns, to thank him. It is a pleasure to know that our "Sugar Loaf" is read by someone who is willing and capable of giving such beneficial advice. We hope that our friend may note improvement. "Sugar Loaf" Editor. JUDGE NOT A JUMPER "Accidents will happen" is a popu- lar saying, and the adage proved true the other day when unforseen diffi- culties arose for a member of the ju- dicial force of Los Angeles County. That is why Judge Louis P. Russill of Los Angeles, who owns the cottage at 348 Eucalyptus avenue, arrived Satur- day, November 1, on board the pleas- ure yacht Dorsal, as the guest of its owner, Captain Benjamine Weston, Commodore of the California Yacht Club. This was the Dorsal's mai~len trip, and the Judge is so enthusiastic over it that we anticipate in the near fu- ture he will make his many trips across the channel aboard his own boat. This particular trip aboard the Uor- sal was the result of a situation which, it seemed to all appearances, would prove fatal to the Judge's anticipated visit to the Island. After motoring from his residence in Highland Park, he arrived at Wilmington just in time to see the Avalon cast off her last line. In response to his exclamations of disappointment, the Judge was invited to jump. However, being further ad- vised to make it in "two jumps," on account of his dimensions and previ- ous athletic training, and feeling that this would not be strictly in keeping with his judicial dignity, he declined. Just when the situation seemed lost, Port Warden C. B. Terry, perceiving the keen look of disappointment on Judgs Russill's face, took the matter in hand and undertook to obtain other means of transportation by appealing to Captain \Veston~ who kindly con- sented to provide safe transportation for "His Honor." The Judge agrees with Shakespeare, that "Ali's well that ends well," and further declares that he had one of the most enjoyable trips across from the mainland on the new cruiser Dorsal. SPORT NOTES Some of Saturday's football results: St. Mary's College, Oakland, 11, University of Southern California 10. Pasadena High 7, Santa Ana 6. San Diego High 6, Long Beach 3. University of Washjngt.on 7, Uni- versity of California 7. Idaho 13, Oregon 0. Montana 61, Pacific 0. Stanford 30, Utah 0. Princeton University 34, Harvard 0. Yale 47, Maryland 0. Chicago 21, Illinois 21. It is asserted that Roy Mack, son of Connie Mack, part owner of the Philadelphia Athletics,-has been ap- pointed business manager of the Port- land Club of the Pacific Coast Base- ball League. At the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, on New Year's Day, it is probable that the annual intersectional football game will be between Notre Dame Univer- sity and the University of Southern California. Announcement has been made that the first national track meet for wo- men will take place at Pasadena, Cal- ifornia, in June of 1925. In the Presidential race last week, Calvin Coolidge defeated the field. You can save money by patronizing "Hoover's Cash and Carry" store on Sumner avenue ..... Advt. ADVERTISING :MEANS GROWTH Time was when men could carry on a business and prosper without adver- tising. That is no longer possible. Today the man or firm who attempts to gain the patronage of the public must constantly inform that public as to what he has or wishes to do. In the days when the advertiser was a rarity, growth and development of the community were ahnost unknown. Things went along in a sleepy fash- ion and, although men were born, lived and died, stagnation was everywhere the rule. Today the opposite is true. Cities such as Los Angeles are becoming heal- ter places in which to live and rear families, while the nation itself is pro- gressing along all lines. For this the persistent advertiser deserves much credit. Advertising informs the public of the merits of articles which may be need- ed or desired by mankind. Improve- merits of various kinds are first brought to the notice of the citizen- ship by judicious adve~rtising. In ad- dition, the public is in this manner in- formed where these articles may be obtained. Time is an object in life in these days. In the past it was not a hard- ship for a shopper to roam about the business district, looking into ",$-in- dows or engaging clerks in conversa- tion regarding'possible purchases. To- day the public depends upon newspa- per advertising for the bulk of its in- formation about what may be bought. This fact was conclusively proved a few months ago when the printers' strike in New York made advertising impossible for several weeks. As a re- sult business stagnation was immediate and marked. When giving credit to the elements which go to build up our modern city and present-day civilization, therefore, do not overlook the man who adver- tises. He is not only doing himself a favor, but he is in great measure as- sisting the race to progress and help- ing the place where he lives to attain greater growth and prosperity.--Girard News. The members of the Avalon election boards, who worked so diligently into the late hours oa the night following the rain of ballots, wish The Catalina Islander to express their thanks to Mrs. W. M. befavor for the hot tea and coffee, and other more substantial refreshments, which she so thought- fully supplied them about the midnight hour. Can you afford to take a vacation and then 'forget" all about it ? The Catalina Islander will do its share to help you "tide over the daily drudg- eries" until the next vacation time. Live in anticipation of your next vacation. It will occupy your mind the next time you have a fit of the blues. There may be a wrong way of do- ing right, but there isn't any right way of doing wrong.--Mason's Monthly. Have you noticed the City of Avalon is advertising for bids for floats, and also for street work? Do you realize that it is almost Christmas time ? Shop early! How fresh and clean the trees and plants look after the rain! Subscribe now--S2.00 per year. THE CATALINA P. T. A. BRIEFS At the last meeting Of thet Parent-Teacher Association, lowing officers were elected: President, Mrs. W. H. Vice-president, Mrs. H. A. Secretary, Charles H. Treasurer, Mrs. M. N. At a meeting of the constitute the executive held one evening last week, committees were appointed, various lines of work. In stance the chairman was select other members, as might advisable : Americanization--Miss arrubias, chairman ; Mr. Robinson, Miss K. J. Barba, Mr. Garcia and Miss Knox. Public Health, Athletics and Activities-~Ralph Heywood, Mr. W. C. Priestly, Miss Tettlebach, Mrs. Rose, Mr. then, Mr. H. A. Fate. Library, Art and School tion--Mrs. S. J. Goulding, Miss A. L. Fox, Miss J. H. Miss H. D_.Putnam, Mrs. M. kle, Mrs. R. M. Heywood, Mrs. Cole, Mrs. D. M. Renton, Minney, Mr. Albert Conrad. Publicity, Visiting and Rev. LeRoy C. Watson. '~ Social--Mrs. H. A. Fate, Hahn, Airs. Emily Tower Hugh Mackay, Mrs. G. W. Mrs. C..l. Dash, Mrs. John The next meeting of the P. will be held November 20th. Th~ eral topic will be "Illiteracy." notice of this meeting will be next week. YACHTS CRUISING souTi'I Two palatial yachts of the nia Yacht Club are leaving this for southern waters, and a scheduled to start for the At coast about January 1. J. Allan ,Hancock's Valero II., Captain Hancock and a party entists aboard, left for Panama vember 4th. Willet J. Hole's Sonoma as the West Indies today, with of Captain Hole's family and of friends aboard. The trip tend over about five months tira~ F. C. Hubbell's Black Swan uled to leave for the Atlantic January 1, going by way of the ama Canal.--L. A. Mercury. The number of Avalonites ed from tbe Steamship Tuesday of last week shows that lina Islanders take a proper matters political. If Americans lose "their citizenship heritage, it be because they have neglected their greatest privileges~-that ing. A year's subscription to The lina Islander for one of your Isle" friends would be Christmas present. The Islander stantly reminds you of the vacation time you spent at A cement and stone retaining is being put in on the upper the baseball diamond, in the Cubs training field. The recent will serve to give the newly lawns a fine start. Catalina will give you the your life. Come to Catalina. Watch the world come to