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PAGE TEN RED CROSS NEWS President Hoover affd all members of the Hoover family made it a 100 per cent membership in the American Red Cross when they signed the 1933 roster during their recent visit to Palo Alto, California. On learning that the president would be home at the opening of Roll Call Armistice Day, volunteers from the Palo Alto Chapter planned to call upon him to renew his membership. Mrs. Herbert Hoover, Jr., a member of Palo Alto Chapter to whom had fallen the honor of enrolling the pres- ident at the time he was elected four years ago, thought one of the volun- teers in Roll Call service should have the privilege this year. So the honor fell to Mrs. Bailey Willis, captain of Roll Call workers on the Stanford University campus. Mrs. Willis, wife of Professor Bailey Wil- lis, former Stanford faculty member, now retired, not only enrolled Presi- dent and Mrs. Herbert Hoover, but also Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hoover, Jr., and their three children, and Allan Hoover. The cnrolhncnt also included other members of the presidential .party be- fore their departure from California returniug to Washington, D. C. The Red Cross Roll Call continues until Thanksgiving Day. __ .O= AVALON THEATRe- PROGRAM Evening 7:30 and 9:20 Wednesday, Nov. 23 --- Lo r e t t a Young, Eric Linden, Aline MacMahon, Vivienne Osborn and Roland Young in "Life Begins"; a Vitaphone comedy, "You Call it Madness", and a Rudy Vallee novelty, "Musical Director." Thursday, Nov. 24---Jack Holt, Eva- lyn Knapp and Hardie Albright in "This Sporting Age"; an Educational comedy with James Gleason "Off His Bass", and a Krazy Kat cartoon, "Prosperity Blues". Friday, Nov. 25--Jack Holt, Evalyn Knapp and Hardie Albright in "This Sporting Age", Episode No. 9 of The Last Frontier--"Thundering Doom", a Krazy Kat cartoon "Prosperity Blues" and a Universal News. Saturday, Nov. 26--Lionel Barry- more, Karen Morley and Nils Asrher in "The Washington Masquerade", a cartoon "Betty Boop for President", and a Travelogue "San Francisco". Sunday, Nov. 27--Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Chas. Ruggles and Edward Everett Horton in "Trouble in Paradise", a Broadway Brevity "Passing the Buck" and a Fox News. Monday, Nov. 28--Harold Lloyd and Constance Cummings in "Movie Cra- zy", and a Pepper-Pot Novelty "Nich- elette". Tuesday, Nov. 29--Cary Grant, Nan- cy Carroll and Randolph Scott in "Hot Saturday", an Aesop cartoon "Catfish Romance", a short subject "False Im- pressions" and a Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer News. Wednesday, Nm~. 30--Cary Grant, Nancy Carroll and Randolph Scott in "Hot Saturday", an .Aesop cartoon "Catfish Romance", and a short sub- ject "False Impressions". Added attraction--S p e c i a ! dance numbers by Maryel~n Boles' Dancing Class. --:O:~ Advertise for what you need in the Catalina Islander. Skin If anyone has the itch now, says a famous doctor, it's because he would rather have it than bother to end it. For nothing could be more simple than the modern 'home treatment with Emerald Oil, that acts instantly to give relief. Soothing, healing, antisep- tic, Emerald Oil is magic for an itch- ing skin. Just follow directions, says your druggist and you are sure to be helped. Money back unless you are. CATALINA GOLF "BAWLS" By Robert Davidson The first Annual Catalina Island Athletic Association Golf Touruament got under way early Sunday morning. The tourney is slated to last four Sun- days and is to go over the 64 hole route. The first (lay of play saw the elimination of some of Avalon's most spectacular players. Jack Davis, following the old saying, "The early bird gets the worm," hus- tled Fred Berning, present Avalon City Champion, out before the sun could cast its golden glow over the entire, course, and proceeded to take Fred's nleasure for a complete shel- lacking, to the tune of 3 and 2. The other outstanding defeat of the day was the stopping-of Vincent Petrich, winner of the First Annual Bobby Jones Tournament, by a bundle of stiff competition in the form of none other than that up-and-eonfing golfer, Mr. Austin Shonafelt, with a card of 3 and 1. The most exciting round of the day was that.betweenWilfred Laurin and Yale McWane. Laurin had a 1 hole lead over McWane up to the 18th hole; but Yale came back strong o~1 the 18tl! with a birdie 2 to tie ttie match. A bogey 3 was the best tiaat Laurin could "check up. On the 19th hole, both of the boys were on the green in .three, but Laurin sunk ;t long one tO go down in 4 and taking the match from Yale, who took two putts turning in a 5. Everyone entered in the tourney, ex- cept eight players, completed their first round Sunday. T'hose who failed to play Sunday, however, have the priv- ilege of getting in their round any day this week up to Sunday, the 27th, or lose the match to his opponent by de- fault; -- : o:--~- FOOTBALL RESULTS Friday, November 18 L. A. High, 7; Polytechnic, 0. Manual Arts, 6; Hollywood, 0. Belmont, 6; Fairfax, 0. Roosevelt, 13; Garfieht, 0. Lincoln, 35; Franklin, 0. Foothill League V~hitfier, 13; Muir Tech, 0. Only game scheduled. Bay League Redondo, 12; Santa Monica, 7. Inglewood, 13; Wilson, 0. Huntington Park, 7; San Pedro, 0. Citrus iBelt Pomona, 19; San Bernardino, 6. Riverside, 6; Chaffey, 6. Orange League Garden Grove, 7; Anaheim, 0. Brea, 13; Huntington Beach, 2. Orange, 20; Newpoort Harbor, 7. San Fernando' :Val~y Eagle Rock, 9; Van Nuys, 2. San Fernando, 13; University, 0. North Hollywood, 12; Canoga Park, 0. Trl-County Chino, 27; Claremont, 7. Play-off Hoover (San Diego), 7; Loyola, 6. Other Games Filhnore, 7; Harvard, 0. Anaheim, 14; Garden Grove, 0. (Cs. C) Santa Ana Jaysee, 6; Urban, 2. Pacific Coast Fresno State, 6; La Verne, 0. Oregon Normal, 19; S. Oregon Nor- mal, 6. San Jose State, 19; Calif. Aggies, 7. Palo Alto High, 15; San Jose, 12. Saturday, Noveml~er 20 U.C.L.A., 32; Montana, 0. Occidental, 14; Pomona, 13. Whittier, 46; Santa Barbara State, 6. Pomona Frosh, 19; Oxy Frosh, 6. Junior Colleges Santa Monica, 25; Ventura, 10. Riverside, 46; Phoenix, 6. High Schools Santa Ana, 14; Fullerton, 0. San Diego, 20; Glendale, 7. Pasadena, 18; Long Beach, 7. Bakersfield, 6; Hollywood M.A., 0. Calprep, 18; Black-Foxe, 0. Webb, 20; Deane, 7. Pacific Coast Stanford, 0; California, 0. Gonzaga, 12; South Dakota, 0. Willamette, 6; Whitman, 0. San Diego State, 12; Arizona, 0. Sacramento J.C., 7; Modesto J.C., 2. WEIRD POSES OF DANCE DISCLOSED By Emma Reh Science Service Correspondent Oaxaca, Mex., Nov. 19--(S.S.)--Ar- chitectural glories of the old mountain- top city of Monte Alban,,are emerging as Mexican archaeologists push their exploring spades. Uncovering a "dancers' temple", Dr. Alfonso Caso has disclosed a long frieze of figures in weird postures. Looking upon gestures and poses of these dancers preserved for so many centuries, one may think back to the living city of Monte Alban and see flesh-and-blood Indian dancers, per- for:ning gyrations before the stately teml)le. The temples of Monte Alban have been somewhat overshadowed in inter- est by the glittering treasure from Tomb Seven, and the possibilities of other unopened tombs. Excavation of the great ceremonial center of the city is a main objective of the expedi- tion this year. The ceremonial center was laid out in a system of platforms, stairways, temples, and'tombs. Working here last season, the ar- chaeologists unearthed a stairway which is apparently the widest in America. It is nearly 130 feet wide. In the Mexican Indian fashion of building one structure over another, three layers of stairs could be detect- ed. Now, Dr. Caso has found that there was even a fourth stone stair- way buried under the third. Another grand stairway on the east rising from the central plaza has also been unearthed. Exploring the tunnels Which honey- comb the mountain city, Dr. Caso re- ports that another subterranean pas- sage has been penetrated to 50 feet. A mound which has been known as "Tomb Ten" has now been revealed as an earth grave rarher than a tomb. In it are three skeletons, pottery, and idols which suggest to the archaeolo- gist's expert eye the art of TOltec In- dians of Teotihuacan, more than 200 miles away. Monte Alban was a city of the Zapotee Indians. --;O:~ WHERE CREDIT IS DUE By Theodore Roosevelt "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out lmw the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, and comes short again and again because there is no effort without error and s'hortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devo- tions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and tinfid souls who know neither victory nor defeat." -- "o:-- "Well, Mose, I can give you this di- vorce, but it will cost you $3." "Three dollars, boss?" "That's the fee." "Well, boss, I jes' tell you, I don't believe I wants no divorce. There ain' $3 difference 'tween dem two wim- men ."--Exchange. --- :o:-- Cafe Customer: "And be sure it is real beer" ! i DR. FRED J. PERSKE Now permanently located at 428 Larchmont Boulevard HOLLYWOOD Telephmae HEmpstead Glad to see my Avat0n Friends LA ESDA THE CATALINA IS RANDOM THOU '~ :| "" By "Rambler" Time, 7:00 a.m. Month, Place, a Catalina hillside, eastern sky, where a rosy the approach of another old Sol will be peeping up; t tain peaks have alread, by his warm rays. and caressingly, they steal hillside, dispelling as if by "chill and dew of the night. ., Down below, Avalon is still tho' a few automobiles and moving around. A fishermart ing the pleasure pier; the chug, chug of his boat pulls lazily out to sea. lieves that the early bird cat~ early worm; only he prays worn1 will be a fighting mart and ferocious that even he to lie about it! Now, the air is so soft and the scene so peaceful, to wondering if the crowd tourists who thronged tha down there a few weeks saw Catalina at its best, Drawing a contrast is an experiment, under which th~ things, seemingly fixed, is o! or lowered, as the case may we contrast our climate wil our fellow-citizens on the o of the Rockies, so many o~ now getting their fur coats overcoats ready for a long are buying their rubber boot lostles, their woollen mittens lapping caps; who are basement boiler in shape, in coal by the ton; and bare-headed on our porch, in the mellow sunshine headlines such as: "Winter down on the East Today, se Mercury Scurrying Do,a "Big Snow Storm in the Streetcar Traffic in Chicago ly Tied Up"; etc., etc., wt huge score in favor of general and Catalina in par The other day I watched rubbish wagon thread its w the streets, l could 'hear sation of its crew of hus fellows as they went swift tematically at their work. of a political candidate, the a certain football team, the of some big forthcoming favorite topics. went their way homeward, and smiling. I once fellow, when speaking of a certain job, remark: just as soon work on the on". Conceited pup[ I wonder if we realize we all truck with rubbish a far greater taint than hauled by either the trash wagons ? 'Phe reopening burlesque shows in our after they had been closed thorities, and the volume they do, are living times we are reluctantly o associate with moral stance, the smutty jokes, guage, double-meaning fellow factory laborers, or other ways in which we contact the rubbish. D~ minds on loftier things, clean and free from do the opposite, and beconae spreading the dirt? ___ -Ol~"~ Do you know that of the finest all-year el Pacific Coast of the -- :0" Stop, look, listen--and Avalon B Shop 517 CRESCENT Winning No. This Holder of winning Miss Trippe's guest Beauty treatment. Who lucky this week?