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PAGE SIX Published Every Wednesday at WINDLE'S PRINT SHOP AVALON. CALIFORNIA. E. WINDLE, - Editor and Owner CHAS. H. SMITH Associate Editor SUBSCRIPTION RATES (in advance). Three Years ........................ 1~ve Dollars (Only When Paid in Advance). One Year .................................... Two Dollars S|x Months .................................. One Dollar Three Months: ....................... F|ftF Cents Single Copies ................................ Five Cents ADVERTISING RATES Display Advertising 50c per Inch, Each Insertion... $00 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 Posto~ce at Avalon, Calif. FIIGH SCHOOL PUPILS HELP ENTERTAIN P. T. A. The regular monthly meeting of the "P. T. A., at the Congregational Church Thursday evening, was one of the best yet held. At the close of the meeting there were over sixty paid-up mem- berships-something the community may well be proud of. The program for the evening opened with a piano solo by Miss Putnam, which so pleased the audience that they demanded a second number, to which request the talented lady re- sponded. The minutes of the meeting held October 23rd were read and approved. Community singing was next in or- der, the audience being led by Mr. W. CORNER STONE FOR NEW HIGH SCHOOL WILL BE LAID DECEMBER SIXTH The corner stone for Avalon's new high school will be laid Saturday af- ternoon, December 6th. At the re- quest of the Long Beach Board of Ed- ucation the ceremony of laying the stone will be under the auspices of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of California, the services to be performed by Grand Lodge Offi- cers and officers and members of Ca- talina Island Lodge No. 524. The Islander has been requested to convey, through its columns, an invita- tion to the people of Avalon to attend these services, the first of the k~d ever held on the Island. The new THE C/ TALINA NOTICE TO ANGLER~ In response to our postc~!~ 'Catalina fish stories," we havc~ : ed a number that we expect to ~ in subsequent issues of the , Some of the stories are GREA'r~ us your story, Mr. Angler! bar, this is no Ananias straight, honest-to-goodness about real fish and real if's amackerel, or a tuna, Leave out that "whale like" phere.Thank you! BLACK AND WHITE Last Sunday a young man into the Company's ticket asked of the colored porter: When we ask you: "Do you remem- ber when?" we are trying to drive home a fact that a lot of business methods in Avalon have changed since the days when nobody cared whether anyone advertised or not. Under the Act of March 3, 1897. time does the next boat leave C. Priestly of the High School ,!acuity. high school is an institution that has mainland ?" . The columns of the Islander are open The songs sung were,' America, "Good come tO be realized by the community to the general public, on any of the fol- "Three-thirtysir" answered lowingernman, sub~ects:Ftshing, LoCalHuntingPOllticsand andcamping.OOv-, Night, Ladies," and S~veet and Ldw. through the generousity of Mr. Wm. porter. ~ | Items of local news interest will be The leader, full of life and pep, an- Wrigley, Jr., and the forethought of Ignoring the porter, the visitr;l~| greatlp', appreciated, thused the audience with his own spirit, the Long Beach School District in ed the same question of the eraP~i~| In the matter of cushions for the kin- seeing the necessity for its erection to behind the counter, and received ~i The Hotel Catalina is resplendent in dergartners, the President, Mrs W.H. meet the demands of our constantly same answer. .~| a coat of fresh paint. Stone, reporting for Mrs. C. W. Car- growing populace. "There, sir" exclaimed the 0IO~| The lawn about Boos Bros.' Care- son, the chairman, said that they bad It is the wish of those having charge man, with a broad grin, "you I~:I teria now extends clear around the butbeenthreemadehadandbeenWerepaidin use,for, andThreeall laying,f arrangementSthat everyfrman,the cornerwomanStOneand the black and white of it t" i . The framework of Diffin-s "garage" pledges of fifty cents each. mony. It is their school building, an ! is showing up in great shape this week. Fhe members of the High School institution that will be dedicated to More than two"-fi'~red dollarS ~1 The view from the second story is Glee Club presented the next number, the principles of education without re- collected here Saturday for the magnificent, three songs, 'The Marseillaise," "Dix- gard to creed, sect or religious belief. Cross drtve,' held under the attSPlth~i ie Land" and "Comin' Thro' the Rye." So let's assemble on that day in [he of the Mary Williams Club. All Oi| The dry weather of last season has They were directed by Mr. Priestly.character of Americans, and dedicate arrangements for the drive were ~u~! had thle effect of largely effacing, the We feel snre that the fathers, moth- our new school building in a mannered over to Mrs. W. H. Stone an~/ usuai crop of 'Christmas Berries oners and friends of the young peoplebefitting its noble purpose Camp Fire Girls The Avalon ~| the Catalina Island toyon trees, could not help but feel proud of them HELPERS! Birds also assisted in the ca P.,~,.|~,i| as they stood on the platform and so Among those who dressed as Work on the new concrete power- heartily joined in singing the three In our mail Monday we received a were Mrs. W. H. Stone, Grace x~'/ garthen, Myrtle Gibson Martha ~" Y.| house in the rear of Hotel St. Cath- numbers. Indeed, the applause whichvery interesting letter from our old er, Hermine Sierks, Sadie Go lqtl,/ erine is progressing. It is a notable followed each song testified their ap- friend and sportsman angler, W. E. " ' d~ improvement over the former small preciation. Inglis, of Trinidad, Colorado. Mr. In- Dorris Wilcox, Blanche Runnels,.~i| building. The neat uniforms of the lasses giis desires to be remembered to all lie Smith, Ione Berning, Elane B ~i | (white middies and black skirts, with old-time Avalonites. Another welcome mond, Esther Rose, Edythe StoraC a- | Ground was broken Monday on Whitt!ey avenue, adjoining his location of long ago, for the foundations for a new shop for Carl W. Carson, Ava- lon's popular plumber. His business has outgrown his present quarters on Metr0pole avenue The steam shovel which is engaged in digging the new road from Des- eanso Canyon over the ridge to Ham- ilton beach, is now nearing the sum- mit. When this road is completed an- other interesting automobile drive will have been riven out of the Catalina hillsides. Plans are under consideration for a special Catalina float to be entered in the Tournament of Roses Parade Jan- uary 1, at Pasadena. Two years ago the Catalina float won first prize in. its class. The float will be planned at Avalon and shipped to the mainland on a barge. The prize winning float of two years ago was in charge of the late Mr. C. B. Parker. How do you like the Islander's head- gear this week ? It is our expectation to run the beading in colors on spec- ial holiday weeks, and if any of our advertisers would like to use color ef- fects in advertisements on pages two, eleven or twelve at such times, we ~ould be glad to talk the matter over with them. The issues of December 24th and 31st will probably be next in order for color displays. a black tie for the High School and green ones for the Junior High), and the gentlemanly bearing of the lads, added to the fine appearance of the Glee Club. Miss Hahn reviewed the several days that were being celebrated in "Educa- tion Week"--Constitution Day, Patri- otic Day, School and Teacher Day, 51l- iteracy Day, Physical Education Day (especially in its bearing on character), Community Day, and God and Coun- try Day. Re~,. LaRue C. Watson read a paper entitled, "The Shame of America--Ill- iteracy." Interesting papers were also pre- sented by Miss McCorkle, Mr. Hey- wood, Mrs. Shields and Mrs. Newberry. Miss Fox told of the work being done in Avalon to help overcome the drawbacks of illiteracy. Community singing was again en- joyed, "I)ixie" being the song. The leader chose to make some long dwells on a certain word, and we dare say some of the singers never before held their breath for so long a time. Several committee reports were pre- sented. One of special interest con- cerned the bringing of children from Pebbly Beach to the school in Avalon. The company operating the bus to and from there was reported to have offer- ed to bring the children in for 50 cents per day. The matter was left open to see what could be done. Mrs. S. J. Goulding announced a cooked food sale, to help secure books for the Grammar School library, to be held on Saturday, December 6th. While the others present participa- ted in a game of "Scrambled Letters," the gentlemen held a caucus, and de- cided to relieve the ladies of prepara- letter came from Mr. C. Lester Jack- son, who is located at Fresno, Califor- nia. Mr. Jackson sends his regards to the "Catalina bunch." Mr. and Mrs. George W. Whittel, Jr., in their palatial yacht Ella, expect to Mirie Burgess. The Mary Willia-ms Club wish~,~: thank Mrs. Stone, her Camp Fire L/!~ and the little Blue Birds for the s~ cessfulRed Cross Drive, realizt~ $200.36. leave for Cocos Island, some 600 miles " r the off the west coast of Panama, during The concrete foundations to .+t .... o bt~J~ the coming week. The Ella is 131 feet mansmn whtch Zane Grey ts ~ -,'ae " t ~to long, and provisions will be taken to on the knoll just above the wes .;.t last the party four months. Cocos Terrace are being put in by Cntra'C~i~a, Island for a number of years has been Herbert R. Baker. Dr. Grey's P,0g. the destination of a number of explor- call for a unique structure, details c ers. It is claimed that Morgan, of buccaneer fame, buried considerable gold on the island. W.atch Avalon grow! Pretty soon the vacant lots in Avalon will all be built upon, and then there will be a call for new tracts adjoining the pre- sent town site. Some day the golf links will have to go up on the ridge to the west--or to Middle Ranch. What? A two-story addition is being made in the rear of No. 341 Ettealyptus avenue. tion of the program "for the January meeting. They also took other action, which will be announced later. So many were successful in un- scrambling the scrambled letters that the prize offered finally had to be drawn for among the several who were perfect in their scores. Arthur Gold- ing was the lucky one. Owing to the holidays, no meeting will be held in December. At a subsequent local gathering some forty-odd additional members were se- cured---making the total membership over one hundred. . cerning which Will be given later. Are you expecting to have hlldlSsI, cards printed this season? The "itt lander office hasa fair selection - ~hx11 stock, and samples of others may be secured while the stock lasts] First come, first choice. We are ~s~ hollot'J prepared to .print seasonable_,~. for business houses, you t'~,~t letters pare tire copy and we will printY"'~.df something neat. But don't put it.?;~ too long, as it takes time to prot,,'- good work. GAME FISH OF CATALINA Yellowtaii (Serlola dorsalis). Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynttus). Yenowfin Tuna (Thunnus macropte~S~" Albacore (Thunnus alalonga). ., California Bonito (Surds ChilicrtStS/' White Sea Bass (Cynosciou ~xoblis)., Ocean Bonito (Gynmosarda pelamyS/" Dolphin (Coryphaenus hippurus). s -d) Giant Bass (Stereolep's giga ). , --l~u-' " Marlin Swordfish (Tetrapturus m~.t.~) Broadbill Swordfish (Xiphias glaatU ,, "Keep Avalon a Spotless ,rowta. We pledge our help! Catallna~"in all the world ~o trip ~Jke this." :'For Rent" and "For Sale" signs aro on sale at Windle's News Stand, !