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NOV. 11, 1937 'ercy McDowell spent the in Avalon. and Mrs.'Earl J. C0ncienne re- Friday fronl their vacation r. and Mrs. George HoffingxCr a brief visit to Los Angeles this and Mrs. J. B. Ogden Monday from their sojourn springs. .~v' Ray S. McGarry was among alon residents who visited tile last week. Margaret Macdonell was noted returning Avalon residents on stealner. and Mrs. Frank Bmgess (and among the arrivals on the Avalon on Sunday. ldell S. Reid of the Santa Cats- ;land Company office, was a ud on the S. S. y afternoon. and Sirs. Harold Stamford, Jo- and family and Miss Mar- 'lor were among north-bound on the cross-channel boat Couple of Los Angeles gentlemen Visited Avalon last week were r s. j. F. Walsh and L. L McCoy. l'Iannon helped them:to have "a It time while on "The Isle With Robert S, Ross (nee Margaret was an Avalon visitor last after some business with the MacRae building reseent avenue. She returned to ~tainland by plane. Laurance sailed Sunday after- en route to Chicago, whence he north into Michigan, the automobile manufacturing cen- rtd quite possibly will make his journey with a handsome model, auto. and Sirs. Win. SI. Crawford re- to their Avalon home on Mon- !ter spending several weeks in tour among Sc?uthern points of interest. They their trip was taken lei- and that they return greatly from their vacation. Harmon sailed on Sunday's t~on steamer, en rotate to Pasa- Where he will remain for a few helping out some friends, and 'rag some improving on proper- he owns there. Any of Jack's friends who may wish to see find him at 869 East Wash- street, Pasadena. :d Burleson, manager of the store, has returned vacation. This was in the of an automobile trip to his home in North Carolina-- Pine, where he. had the pleas- a visit with his father and Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Burleson. did not return alone. He his parents back with him, understand that they already :come enthusiastic Santa Cata- fans. The Islander bids Welcome. ~has been received at the Cat- una Club that Dr. B. F. Alden passed through a long illness. We are glad to the genial Doctor is now lrnproved in health. Many Ava- will remember Dr. Alden. He fie, and daughter Victoria, visitors to Santa Catalina many years. The Doctor one of the early members of a Club, and was an ardent His Avalon friends extend ng LADLES AID SOCIETY Members and friends of the Aid Society will meet at the Aid Parlors on Thursday (today) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for a sewing bee, in prepara- tion for the coming annual Bazaar. They are asked to bring their own lunches. On Friday, Mternoou at 2 o'clock the monthly Missionary Program and tea will take place. All interested are invited to attend these meetings. Remember the all day meeting Thursday--10 to 4. Note the item on another page headed "Help Wanted". o- MASONS, NOTE THIS Lodge dinner on Friday, November 19, at 6:30 p.m. This dinner will be in honor of members having birthdays in November, as well as those whose birthdays were in the months of July and August, when the Lodge was dark. The committee in charge is com- posed of R. G. Brown, Chairman; E, V. Jennings, H. M. Warner and J. C. Wegmaun. Andy Baylor will show some inter- esting color pictures which tie took on his recent vacation trip. It is expected also to show some pictures which were taken in China by Roy Brown's twin brother. This should insure a large turnout. For Masons only. O Cyrus Crowton was among the Ava- lon residents who visited the main- land last week. Sirs. George Kirk sailed for the mainland Sunday afternoon, to spend a few days with her sister at Eagle Rock, Mr. and Sirs. D. M. Renton were among returning Island residents on the cross-channel steamer on Satur- day. Jack Schoolfield, who has his boat over at the mainland undergoing re- pairs, visited his Avalon home for a few hours last week. The Giddings family and Mr. and Sirs. Osborn, who have been occupy- ing the Holly Hill House sailed north Saturday, en route to their Pasadena hollle. Mrs. W. H."Chapman, accompanied by her brother, F. R. Dallman, Miss Green and Eva Sedgwick, came over last week to enjoy life on Santa Cat- alina Island for a while. Miss Dorothy Zachrison, niece of Dave Falquist, who has made her home in Avalon for the past three years, left for Los Angeles on Mon- day, where she has accepted a position in a business house. R. M. Heywood, Chairman of Ava- lon Chapter of Red Cross urges all Red Cross Roll Call workers to com- plete their solicitations for member- ships by Thursday night (November 25): making it truly a day of Thanks- glwng. Dr. Ira Barker Dalziel, well known veterinary dentist, was a Santa Cata- lina Island visitor this week, coming over on Monday's steamer. He will look over the dental needs of stock in the Catalina stables. Mr. Dalziel has his office in San Francisco, but his home is at beautiful Redwood City. Mr. and Mrs. George W. Isaacs bade farewell to Avalon and its resi- dents on Monday, as he was to take his place as executive secretary of the forthcoming Shrine Convention, on Tuesday. This means that practically all of the details of caring for that great gathering will fall upon his shoulders. They are large and strong, however, so we believe that George is equal to the strain. They say they ex- pect to visit Avalon whenever oppor- tunity offers. PAGE SEVEN THE ISLANDER ADLETS A careful reading of these Adlets will reveal bargains that otherwt~e you might miss. RATE,q---10 cents per line For Sale--Day Bed with pad. $7.50. Phone 170-W, or call 310 E. Whittley. Swan Apartments -~ 415 Crescent, Modern Apts., $5.(X1 per week. $20 per lnonth. 45-48 AOLETS Rooms 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. ADt.ETm Do You--\Vant a sign to put on vour store door when you have to close it because of wind or rain? We have 'era readv 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. Cottage for Rent--The year round. 338 Descanso. Phone 50-W. W. J. Laurin. 46. ADL.ETS Lady wishes work in private family part tnne or steady.Reference. Box A-2, Avalon. hi. H. 46. ADLETB Insurance----See J. E. Mathewson, 319 Whittley. Phone 18 or 418-W. 44 ADLET5 For Exchange--Eight jig-saw puz- zles for a like number of different subjects. They are "Sunshine and Shadows", "Tile First Lesson", "Mer- chant Ship", "Boyhood of Sir Walter Scott"," "The Defense", "Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg", "Washington At Mt. Vernon", and "The Breath of Spring". What have you and how many? Address "Jig-saw", care Box J., Islander office. Mrs. Elizabeth W. Ellington re- turned Sunday from a week-end visit to the continental mainland. Mrs. Albert Conrad and Mrs. Claude G. Walton returned from the main- land on Monday's steamer. Dr. Donald G. Bussey and wife re- turned last week from their vacation on the continent. Sir. and Mrs. Walter Patten and son came over last week to enjoy a brief vacation at their Avalon resi- dence. Avalon should be safe now, for Chief of Police Don Alger and Officer D. M. Alexander both returned from mainland trips last week. Mr. and Mrs. George Aull sailed north on the S. S. A'valon Sunday afternoon, eu route to San Pedro, where they expect to reside for the winter. Mr. and Mrs. "Joe" Arno, now re- siding at Anaheim, were in Avalon between boats on Sunday--just to see their friends and get a breath of San- ta Catalina Island atmosphere. Miss Ruth Butler, niece of Kenneth W. Butler, has recently arrived in Av- alon from Brattleboro, Vermont, and will make her home with the local Butler family for an indefinite stay. Anlong returning Avalon residents on Tuesday's steamer were Mrs. Bar- ney Halstead, Mr. arid Mrs. Harold Stamford, F. B. LeVitt, Joe Guion, Mr. and Mrs. Billie Price, Mr. and Mrs. John Lazar and Mr. and Mrs. Murray. Mrs. Mabel J. Snfith, manager of the Carver Apartments, announced last week that they would be closed for the winter. She has gone to Los Angeles to spend the coming three months. We believe this is the first time the Carver Apartments have been closed since their opening several years ago. A. C. Brode of the Los Angeles Soap Company was at his home on Maiden Lane for several days, includ- ing t,he week-end. He is having a lot of work done on his garden at this time. As a rule his grounds are quite a show place on the hillside. Mr. Brode returned to Los Angeles on the afternoon steamer Sunday. Mrs. Charley West came over last week to spend a few days with her mother, Mrs. ~,Villis. On Thursday Mr. and Mrs. Percy West of Maiden Lane entertained the ladies at dinner. During her stay ;he young lady, who is well known in Avalon, visitedmanv of her old friends and returned to Los Angeles on Saturday's steamer. Other Personals on Page Ten AVALON THEATRE Matihee Every Sunday Z P. M. Any Seat 25c ;Children Under 12, 15c Evening Shows ~ 7:15 and 9:10 Any Seat 3Sc; Children Under 12, 15c Thursday, Nov. 18--"B o r r o w i n [ Trouble". The Jones Family in an- other fast-moving comedy drama that will be enjoyed by all. In addition-- the latest issue of March of Tinle, a Porky Cartoon and a Fox Musical Novelty. Friday, Nov. 19--"All Beha Goes To Town". Eddie Cantor, Tony Martin and June Lang. A fast-moving musi- cal comedy with many highly amusing situations that provoke long and hear- tv laughter. The 5th episode of the Dick Tracy Serial, a Porky Cartoon and News. Saturday, Nov. 20---"The Great Gar. rick". Brmn Aherne, Olivia de Havi- land and Edward E,verett Horton. A thrilling comedy of .gay adventure, laid in the 18th century, with the deb- onair and handsome matinee idol, Da- vid Garrick. A musical short of Russ Morgan and his Band, together with a Novelty Short of Flo,y,,d Gibbons en- titled "Attic of Terror'. This is one of the famous Radio Novelties and will be enjoyed by all. Sunday & Monday, Nov. 21-22- Shirley Temple in "Heidi", with Jean Hershoh, Arthur Trencher and Helen Westley. The nmch loved story tells of the little girl who goes to live with her stern grandfather in the Swiss mountains.Also a Comedy and latest Fox News. Tuesday, Nov. 23--"AlcatrH Island". Ann Sheridan, John Litel, Mary Ma- guire and Gordon Oliver. A tightly knit, plausible and exciting story which tells of the checkered career of a racketeer and his final imprisonment at Alcatraz.Also a Comedy Novelty and News. Wednesday & Thursday, Nov. 24-25 ~"Life Of The Party". Joe Penner, Gene Raymond, Harriet Hilliard and Parkyakarkus. A pleasant evening's entertainment, with good tunes, peppy dancing and lavish sets. Also a Wil- lie Howard Comedy and a Mickey Mouse Cartoon in Color. -O Another week of very pleasant weather has passed away. Two or three days it has looked very much llke rain, but the ~:ortherly or wester- breezes blew it away. At times, not- ably Tuesday night, there have been slight showers, but not enough to measure in the rail: gauge. Wednesday morning about 9 o'clock, however, a brisk shower fell. Mr. and Sirs. McFadden of Los An- geles spent a few hours in Avalon on Tuesday. Public Stenographer -- Reasonable rates. Phone 167-J, or S0O. 126 Sum- ner Ave.