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November 18, 1937

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PAGE EIGHT Do You Remember? head of Sumner avenue. Miss Jane Kaufman of San Fran- ___ cisco was visiting her sister in Avalon (Compiled from files of The Catalina --Mrs. John Lazar. Islander by Chas. H. Smith) His Royal Highness, Prince William of Sweden, was a Catalina visitor. Ten Years Ago Married, November 15, 1927, Fred From The Catalina Islander of No- Willoughby of Avalon and Myrtle A. vember 23, 1927: Ross of Santa Monica, by Rev. LaRue The Old-Fashioned Country Fair C. Watson. sponsored by the Catalina Boosters proved quite an attraction. There were twelve or fourteen booths locat- ed at various convenient points in the Crescent Avenue Pavilion, appropriate- ly decorated. The floor managers were Messrs. H. Page Randall, Harry D. Dimn, R. M. Heywood, J. F. Mc- Minn, San, Wisdom and Jack Han- non, and Mrs. H. Page Randall. The ticket booth was presided over by Larry C. Paper, while Mrs. Billie Price and Mrs. Morieich took care of the checkroom. The floor girls were Editor Ernest Windle and party were at Peach Springs, Arizona, en route to the Grand Canyon of the Col- orado river. Avalon High School's speedball team defeated John Dewey High School of Long Beach by a score of 19 to 16. Twenty Years Ago From The Islander of November 20, 1917: The Avalon City Trustee.~ granted permission for the "Avalon Thursday Night" organization to hold its meet- Jean Sohnan, Mrs. Jewel Gemilere, Jr., ings in the City Hall. and Mrs. Myrtle Deffenbaugh--the The local albacore record was bro- latter two then being two of Avalon's ken by A. J. Crandall, of Ashaway, R. latest brides. The financial receipts I., bringing to gaff one weighing 41 were reported as exceeding $500. The following committee was an- nounced to have charge of the pro- jected outboard motor boat race around Santa Catalina Island on Jan- uary 15, 1928: Race Committee--D. M. Renton, Mayor Milton S. Patrick, Ray E. Chapin and Dick Loyns; Harbor Committee, Charles E. Patrick, Har- bor Master W. H. Mulcahy, and Francis H. McGrath; Official Starter, Douglas Fairbanks. Work was started in the new club- house for the Catalina Country Club. It was estimated to cost $100,0(D. R. V. Vaughan contributes an inter- esting article about Eagles Nest Val- ley and the Lodge there, under the caption: "A Lodging for the Night". S. M. Hathaway of Los Angeles bought the interests of E. J. Whitney and R. R. Johnston in the Hotel Glen- :l]ore. In 1921 there were 359 telephones in use in Avalon. This had increased to 553 in 1927. Work was under way on the Span- ish village at the head of Tremont street. A new office for the S.C.I.Co. Pay- master was nearing completion at the pounds on light tackle. It took hi:n 27 minutes to land his fish. Following was the fish catch for the week ending November 18: Albacore, 8000 pounds ; largest fish, 54 tbs.; yellowtail, 11; largest, 22 lbs.; rock bass, 9. Mrs. Edward Nicolls Dickerson tells how she caught her first tuna in San- ta Catalina Island waters. Item was . taken from the American-Examiner. "Avalon Thursday Night", a local organization with the aim of furnish- ing some kind of entertainment during the winter months, was organized. The el~tertainment com:nittee for Novem- ber 22 was: Jessie H. McClanahan, Roderick MacLean, Frank Burgess, Mrs. Frank Burgess, Thomas Price, Laura C. Goulding, Mrs: Floy Gray and Chas. H. Smith. Thomas *IeD. Potter, A. H. Splitts- toesser, Captain J. B. Ban:ring and E. Stanton were among the lucky quail hunters. Tuna Club guests included General M. H. Sherman, E. P. Clark, Hancock Banning and J. E. Stearns, Los An- geles ; General Ainsworth, Washing- ton, D. C., and A. J. Crandalt, Asha- way, R. I, ) THE CATALINA Cop: (to woman driver who had just knocked off a fire hydrant): "Hey you! Where are you going with that hydrant ?" Lady: "I'm taking it home as a sou- venir of my first accident." | NOTAI?Y PUBLIC Lel~al Documents Pr~mpUy Exeeuted News Stand or at Islander Office DR. JOHN J. WHITE DENTISTRY X-RAY TELEPHONE ~ 2~ CATALINA HOSPITAL l;atalina Island Lodge, F,i No, B24 Meets every Friday Night month at 7:30 in Foresters Visiting brethren are O. G, GREENBAUM. HERBERT A. WEOMANN. ! with Your Photograph on Them Special During November and Deceznber One portrait hand colored free with each half dozen order S New Location--Next Door to Bank--.519 Crescent ~)~)~)~[~[~i~$~i~i~[~[~[[~[[~H~J~[~I~[~f~[~i~[~J~J~ NOW DOING OUR OWN I]LEANIN-I] AT OUR OWN PLANT IN AVALON Special attention given to Fine Silks and Linens--All ironed by hand "A BOOST WILL HELP" ONE DAY SERVICE IF DESIRED In at 9 a.m.---Out by S p,m. i!5 Marilla ~UUUU~$~U~UUU~U~H~N~$~U~U~IU~N~U~N~$~$~I~ Phone 60 PHONE AVALON 161 PHONE RICHMOND 6|~| AVALON, CALIF. 1719 So. Ft:owE~ ST. Los ANGELES RAY C. WALL,. REPRESENTATIVE OF OVERHOLTZER, Inc. 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