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NOV. 29,1934 AND PERSONAL of Claremont was an week. He returned of Los Angeles at her home on instructor at the Cata- for Boys, returned a trip to the mainland. Mson, Avalon's well agent, is visiting her P. Loskamp, at "----_.__. visited the mainland ~eek-end. He probably see how it seemed to er." of the Catalina returned home oaf day or two spent in the southwest. came over from Sunday, to look after on Eucalyptus ave- the same day.. has returned from interesting ar- experiences in his be fouud in this is- Bates sailed for the afternoon, for a va- ifornia mainland. W,e Covers con- --.-.____. Frederick Baker came on Monday in at the meeting of Council on the after- ;Oliver Greenbaum re- 3U.nday, after a week dand, principally in eles Harbor--in .ington. who returred undergoing an appendicitis, is rapidly returns to the hospi- her clearance pa- will accompany Theodore Sierks ar- greet his mother, olt, who with her iust returned from pomts of interest in Y made the trip going Canal. of Buffalo, N. trtner, Tom Potter, of 're at the Tuna Club week., During his was out on the Sam Goulding, try- any stray game fish. to do this he went got himself a whole which he gave m town. Hon. Watts left for the mainland Richmond left Los for his long trek to join his fam- (not for the ast two weeks, with the S.C.I. Co., under of Malcolm Renton, Some very important on the pilings un- Club pier. Andy at of the club, and A. rrnan of the House both on hand to '.-work. At this time to have bad wea- north-easters, which a lot of trouble with is .almost unbelievable Power of those heavy storm, particularly continual pound- works quite a hard- UNIQUE POTTERY GUESSING CONTEST STARTS DECEMBER 1 Much interest has been shown in the unique guessing contest which starts Saturday, LMcember 1st, at the Casino Way k'ottery Shop. A huge pottery bowl filled with small ash- trays, vases, plates, incense pots, and otlmr novelties wltl be on display ill the front show window of the snop. The person guessing the nearest number of pieces contained in tiffs bowl will be given the bowl itself, as a prize. There will be second and third prizes for the next nearest guesses. Many persons will remember the Candle Burning Contest staged last year. So much interest was shown in this contest that a similar one was thought of for this year. The Pottery Shop management has extended an invitation to all Avalon- ites and friends to enter this contest. All guesses must be in by December 24th. : O : -~---- CHURCH CHOIR TO PRESENT CANTATA The Community Congregational Church choir, especially enlarged for the occasion, will present "The Music of Bethlehem", a Christmas cantata for mixed voices, on Sunday evening, De- cember 16. This work was presented durir.g the Christmas season of 1932, and was very favorably received. See next week's Islander for com- plete program. -~---- : O : ~ SPECIAL MEETING OF LADIES AID SOCIETY The Catalina Islander has been re- quested to announce that the ladies of the Aid Society will hold an all- day meeting on Tuesday of next week, December 4, in order to finish up all work in preparation for the Annual Bazaar and Dinner on December 11. All ladies who desire to help are in- vited. ~:0:~ Mrs. C. D. Lee and her mother, Mrs. Margaret Bender, were among returning Avalonites on the cross- channel steamer "Avalon" Sun,lay. Glenn Orwin and Miss Maimee Brown, both of Avalon, slipped quiet- ly out of town Saturday, November !7, and journeyed to Los Vegas, Artzmt, where they were married by the Rev. Orr. Upon their return to Avalon Sunday they were received by the fa- mous Catalina Reception Commttte..', who made things quite interesting for the bride and groom. Best wishes, folks I Karl Krueger and wife, who have been in charge of Mr. Brode's home on Maiden Lane for several .'ears, have been away on a vacation ior the past three weeks, taking Katie, their daughter, with them. During their stay they visited their two sons m Los Angeles, made a trip down to San Diego, and "took in" the Hoover Dam. They are expected back again on Fri- day, when their many friends will be glad to welcome them home. Tuesday morning papers from Los Angeles report the rescue of Vernon Morse, 29; Wilton Probert, 26, and S. E. Bonnett, 22, three Los Angeles hunters, who flew to San Clemente Is- land on Sunday, hunting for ducks. They were in a biplane piloted by Probert, owner of the plane. They landed safely, secured some game, and while endeavoring to take off for home one of the tires blew up, prectldtating them into a canyon. The plan,: was badly damaged, Morse received a do:',- ble fracture of his left arm, Probo't and Bonnett escaping with face and arm cuts. They reached the cabin 3f Stromberg, a fisherman, who drew, seal their wounds, fed them, and put them up for the night. When they did ndt return home Sunday night, Coast Guard patrol boat No. 260 was pr~.;sed into service to hunt for them, return- ing them safely to the mainland. PAGE SEVEN THE ISLANDER ADLETS A careful reading of these Adlets will reveal bargains that otherwise you might miss. RATES--10 cents per line Have Your Broken Bric-a-~r~ek and novelties repaired by Reynolds, the Ukie Man, El Encanto. 48. ADLETS For Rent--Furnished cottage. Phone 113. Mrs. Orr. 44. ADLET$ Plain Sewing -- Quilting, comfort tacking; children taken care of by the hour, day or week.Mrs. Tronolone, 336 Metropole Ave.41 ADL~TS Rooms and Apts.--The Cozy Inn. Ocean view. 336 Metropole Ave. 39. i' ,' i, i i~ll i DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT There will be a dance in the Cres- cent Avenue Pavilion Saturday night. The regular Saturday night dances are sponsored by Catalina Island Post 137, Inc. American Legion. Everyone is invited. Come and bring your friends. : O : ------- Oscar Grifllth returned Tuesday from a brief visit across the channel. Ed Upton, the pottery salesman, visited the mainland last week. W. J. Littleton returned to Avalon Tuesday, after spending a week on the continent. Mrs. Zech was among the north- bound passengers on the steamship Avalon last Friday. Mrs. Alma Overholt and son Jojo returned home Saturday, after a six weeks trip to the Atlantic coast via the Panama Canal. David Fleming, head of the Wil- mington Transportation Company at tile Wilmington Terminal, was an Av- alon visitor on Tuesday. Information is at hand to the effect that Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brentford are the happy parents of another boy. They are now residents of Long Beach. A postcard from Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Renton and son Arthur, states that they left Phoenix, Arizona, on Novem- ber 25, en route for the Grand Canyon of Arizona. Ray Wall of the Catalina file plant received word last week of the arrival of an eight and one-half pound son, Donald Lee Wall. The young man was born at the home of his grand- mother, at Calumet, Mich. Mr. Wall has planned to make the trip to Mich- igan for the Christmas holidays. A. C. Brode was over for the week- end staying at his home on Maiden Lane. During his stay he entertained some of his friends to dinner on Sun- day night. Mrs. Oscar Lawler. sister of Mr. Brode, came over on Sunday's steamer to visit her son Ross, who is attending the Vosburg School up the coast. Mrs. Lawler ,returned to her .home in Beverly Hills Sunday even- ing, and Mr. Brode left for town on Monday. Congressman C. J. Colden, re-elected to represent this, the 17th California District, was given quite a send-off in~ San Pedro Monday evening, just be- fore he started for Washington to get ready for the opening of Congress in January. There were about 150 mem- bers of the Young Men's Democratic Club present. Postmaster and ~Mrs. J. B. Ogden of Avalon went over to join the bunch. While in San Pedro they were the house guests of Leon Dwight, postmaster of that harbor city. Mr. Ogden said that Congress- man Colden was enthusiastically in fa- vor of the Townsend Old Age Revolv- ing Pension proposition. WINTER RATES Rooms $4.00 per week, $15.00 per mo. Hotel Monterey, 0PP. steamer pier. ADLETS For Rent--Furnished cottage with bath; also Apartment with bath. Wat- son House, 145 Marilla. 45tf. AD/ETS For Sale----Mathewson Cottages, 17 units. P. O. Box 1366. ADLJET$ Music Pupils -- All instruments-- strings, reeds, brass, piano. See Art Stevens or S. Jepperson. Phone 165-IL AVALON COMMUNITY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev. John B. Toomay, Minister Sunday Services---Church S c h o o 1, 9:00 a.m., morning preaching service; 10 ;30 a.m. Sunday's subjects are: 10:30 a.m.--"The Ma~:ing of Dea- cons." 7:00 p.m.--"The Wise, Foolish, Make-Believe." Mid-week meeting, Wednesday eve- ning at 7:30. The public is cordially invited to at- tend any or all of these services. lit * * A Pleating Feature A feature of the service at the Com- munity Congregational Church on next Sunday evening will be a Thanks- giving song by thirty school girls, un- der the direction of Miss EUiott. This is a part of the Thanksgiving program given this week at the schools, and Miss Elliott has kindly consented to bring the girls and have them give their song in the opening service on Sunday night. Their par- ents and friends will be glad to hear them in the church service. Mr. Toomay has been delivering a series of sermons on The Parables ,ff Jesus. On Sunday night he will dis- cuss The Parables of the W'ise, the Foolish, the Make-Believe. CHRISTMAS BAZAAR DECEMBER ELEVENTH The members of the Ladies Aid So- ciety of the Community Congregation- al Church are preparing to hold a Bazaar and Dinner on the above ffate. At the Bazaar household articles and wearing apparel will be sold, as well as sweet goods--all for the benefit of the churca finances. Persons who might desire to con- tribute anything for the Bazaar are asked to cominunicate with Mrs. Geo. Me. Greene, at the Carver Apartments on Crescent avenue, or Mrs. E B. LeVitt, 336 Sunmer avenue, telephone 639. ~ : O : --------- Lester O'Leary returned Tuesday from a trip ashore on the mainland coast, E. P. McMillen of the Avalon Dry Goods Store returned Tuesday from a business trip across the channel., The Avalon Radio Shop, in the At- water Arcade has been remodeled and attractively painted, giving it a fine: air of individuality. * Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Fitzgerald wert among returning Avalonites on Tues- day. They have been enjoying a v~, cation at mainland points. ~" The many friends of Mrs. S. E. Car- penter will be pleased to know tha~t she is steadily recovering from a se- vere attack of tptomaine poisoning. '' ~ : 0 : --------~ The summer people had all depart- ed, leaving the natives withno one tO despise but each other.--Alexander Woolleott. (Found in Patter column of the December edition of Readers Digest).