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December 3, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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December 3, 1924

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ISLANDER ........... PAGE VEN AND PERSONAL Mrs. Ernest Baldwin is a visitor on the mainland for a few weeks. John Brinkley (Chicken John) has a number of turkeys ready for Christ- thUS. and Mrs. C. J. Dash returned after spending a two vacation in San Francisco. Jack Botello and Cy Crowton are installing the new water meters for the city. ~a~rs, M. Mr. Perry Stowe of Los Angeles has E. Trout, genial our post- I~ter' slSent the holiday season in rented a cottage on Descanso avenue t~llgeles returning home Saturday. for a month. ~rllere was " " " Mr. C. A. Reynolds of Los Angeles J~h a bright light burning in rt~n Kassar's house after nine o'clock has recently purchased a summer ;q!mksgivinc, nite "Sumthin' doin' home on Claressa avenue. v' " ~.klr" and Mrs. J. A. Gibson and fam- .~f.f /~Os Aneeles are occupying their ~tta o It t ge on East Avalon Terrace for : ~e~, days. ~harlie Fairchild, busiest man in Av- e:: ~s takm~ lessons on "How to j~,.a Lizzie.X "Watch him go!" ask ~Y Windle, S ~hi.. C. Stewart and daughters of ~'~"~go, who are wintering at the Ho- ~t_,$t. Catherine, have gone to the "~land for a few days. i~ r. James A. Goodwin of Eagle .~dt was a ~zuest of his daughter w. H. Gill, of the New Hotel lalina, for a few days last week. ie~P t- Vineinte Moricich, who has "Under the weather" although Weather was "very nice last week, s down town again Friday feelin I1 " ' g l~l~ir'ector George E. Mulford, of vi:.reef's Catalina Marine Band, was .a ~'~ltor Sunday to plan hnprovements ~b~s cottage on Claressa avenue for ",e Coming summer. 9~rs. C. Wickman, who is said to be of the first "white girls" to spend ~.e Winter at Avalon in the early 70's ~m he.r parents- is planning to spend ti~e , ' , Christmas holidays on the main- l;trid. Sir. and Mrs. L. C. Waldman and -t~ghter, Miss Myrl, occupied their home ~. on Whittley avenue for Thanks- Vmg and the week-end. The Misses fauces and Evelyn Ross, of the Riv- erside public school faculty, were their guests. Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Streeter have etUrned to California and are now ~t.aying in Long Beach. They have ~!ten up their home in Chicago and tend settling here Mr Streeter has ~ot~e . through a lon~ sie e of sickness ,ella o ,~ g b " has decided that California is the est tonic he has found to help him. i(a Mr. and Mrs. George Hall of Los ngeles spent their Thanksgiving hol- Ys as guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. ~ton of Sumner avenue. Mrs. Hall ~s formerly Miss E. Stanton. On "taUrsda~, Avalon's city Attorney, Mr. A" Stanton, arrived from Los Angeles, .~,hieda completed the happy reunion ur the Stanton family. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Stamford, who ~are Wintering at Claremont, were Is- ~ad visitors last week. On Thursday ~hey celebrated the birthday of Mr. ta~Iord's mother, who is 80 years of age Wi 0~'" th the two sons, Joe and Har- ~l, and their families, and Grandma t:ta~iord present, the birthday celebra- ~on was a very happy reunion: Truxton Ross. who is now residing with his aunt, at Ocean Park, spent his Thanksgiving vacation in Avalon. Mr. and Mrs. Tom White of the Hawaiian Village at the Isthmus, are visiting the mainland for a few weeks. Mrs. L. E. Wilkie and daughter, Rhoda, who are spending the winter in Long Beach, were Avalon visitors last week. Ex-Constable A. Sutemeier has al- most completed the excavation work for his new bungalow court on Metro- pole avenue. Mr. Clyde C. Goodwin and daughter of Oklahoma are making an extended stay at Catalina, as guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Gill. Mr. Charles Wycoff of New York City, a naval architect of note, is vis- iting his old chum, Charley Fairchild, of this city, for a few days, Mr and Mrs. Willard Marsh and daughter of Los Angeles were guests at the Carver Apartments for several days, returning to the mainland on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. B. O. Kendall of Pasa- dena are occupying their Sumner ave- nue cottage for a few days. Captain Jack Kendall brought them over in his speedy cruiser "Skipjack." Mr. Charles B. Andrews and daugh- ter Jessie, of Hollywood, are spending a few days at their bungalow cottage, 315 Claressa avenue. Mr. Andrews and family have been Avalon boosters for the past 25 years. Word was received here Monday that Mr, and Mrs. William Wrigley Jr., and party, have planned to leave Chicago for Avalon on December 15. Mr. and Mrs, Wrigley Jr. will spend Christmas on the Island, it was an- nounced. Mr. George Foster of Los Angeles expects to commence building opera-" tions on his East Avalon Terrace pro- perty during the coming week. Mr. Foster's property is adjacent to the beautiful home owned by Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Spurgin. Mr. Andy Norman, foreman at the Black Jack Mine, was an Avalon visit- or Saturday. He was brought from the mine by Charley Hammond. It is not .generally known that Mr. Ham- mond has an automobile that he drives over the Catalina mountains, which has hauled down some 40,000 pounds of silver ore, and that said automobile, when Charley is driving it, has the speed of an airplane, the sure-footed- ness of a goat, and the comfort of a Morris chair. During the Thanksgiving holidays .... Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Rose enjoyed a visit from their son. Mr. Joe Flannigan returned to the Island for a visit after ba~;ing been away for some time. Rev. and Mrs. David E. Herley~of Los Angeles,have been here about a week for rest and relaxation. ~*~ :"~ ~';"~ ~Mr3~:and :-]V[~-~'~i:~l~? ~eifi~ot New Mr. William Watson returned home Sunday, after having spent a delight- ful week-end in Los Angeles. Mr. William Mclntyre spent his Thanksgiving with his family in San Pedro, returning to Avalon Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. F. ROadhouse and Percy McDowell, who recen'dy motor- ed to Oakland, returned home Monday. Mrs. D. M. Renton entertained a party of Pasadena trientls last Satur- day, at her beautiful home on Catalina avenue. Miss Caroline Marques left for. her home in Los Angeles, after spending a few days at the home of Dr. Emma M. Carson, on Descanso avenue. Mr. and Mrs. T, M,,Polhamus of Marilla avenue are planning extensive improvements to their beautiful bung- alow cottage. Mr. and Mrs. R,, H. Eichbaum have returned from their eastern tour. They covered more than 10,000 miles, but Bob says "Catalina has 'era all beat." We noticed Julian Arce and Joe Adargo out on the pleasure pier last Sunday, and they were talking all about the old days when the Bannings used to own Catalina Island, and when the fishermen used to k{nd on the beach. Mrs. Agness A. Cronholm and son Frederick, and Mr. and Mrs. R. E. O'Brien all of Long Beach, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A, A. Powell of 207 Descanso avenue, :over the Thanksgiving holidays, returning to their homes Sunday afternoon. Miss Alice Reed of 207 Whittley avenue, entertained her sister, Mrs. Mary Zimmer and niece Frances, for several days last week. Little Frances said that it was her for Catalina any time she could make it. They left for their home in Los Angeles On Saturday. "Mac," at the Catalina Island Yacht Club, finds lots of use for the power- ful telescope these clear days. He says that he is positive he saw at least four swordfish out in the channel last areek, And there was a black horse or something on the hills back of Mt. Lowe observatory on the mainland that didn't move for a couple of hours last Monday. The funeral services for Capt. Julian C. Wright of Azusa, who passed away at his home Wednesday, November 26, were hehl Saturday. The interment was at EvergreenCemetery, Los An- geles. Mr. Wright leaves a widow and son, Charles O. Wright, to mourn his death. For many years Mr. and Mrs. Wright have been visitors to Avalon, and the family have many friends here. Mr. Wright was an enthusiastic angler and was very fond of crossing the channel in his own boat so that he could spend a few days at the cottage on Catalina avenue. York City were visitors to Avalon over Thanksgiving, stopping at the Hotel St: Catherine. Mrs. Bean is a sis'tert of Mrs. E. B. Cousin. Mrs. W.H. Mead and daughter Miss Lucile left for Los Angeles last Wed- nesday, to spend the Thanksgiving holidays in the city, Mrs. ~Ylead re- turning,to Avalon Monday noon. Riding back from Pebbly Beach last Friday, Mrs. Mae Osiei" 10St her ~urse. .Seeking it, she was t01d by a man that he saw a young chap pick it up. ~The lady then reported the loss to Barney Halstead, and within," an hour Barney had followed up the clues, recovered the purse, and returned it to the per- turbed lady. BROADBILL SWORDFISH TAKEN Fishing from the launch Carrie, Sun- . ,day, Mr. B. Atterbury of 140 Broad- way, New York City, brought to gaff a broadbill swordfish weighing 220 pounds after an interesting battle Iast- ing 1 hour and 40 minutes. Captain Enos Vera gaffed the fis~ It was not until 6 p. m. that :the fo~tinate angler reached Avalon~ith'~is catch, For three days he' had fished without much success in taking file larger spec- imens. Friday, Mr. Att;erbnry arrived in with a couple.of group~er; Sztturday, it was a couple of mackerel---but one of the mackerel was bait for the big swordfish Sunday[ The specimen was immediately turned over to Mrs. Par- ker to be mounted. STRAND THEATRE NOTES On Sunday night the Strand Theatre gave its patrons "The Last of the Duanes," filmed from Zane Grey's book of that title, with our good friend Tom Mix playing the title role. Zan~ Grey and Tom Mix are neighbors on the east Avalon terrace. Tom and his horse "Tony" have a host of fans and admirers on the Island. I't-was a great treat to hear the roars .of applause that greeted Mix when'heap~eared on the silver screen. The excitement and .... action and:the comment of the young- sters "down in front~' were very much enjoyed by the two capacity houses. On Friday evening there will be, by request, a return engagement Of Zane Grey's '%Vanderer of the Wasteland," in colors, as many failed to see it when shown here in the summer. THE ISLANDER AJDLETS ADLET RATES--Ten cents per line per issue. Minimum charge, 25 cts. Want~d~Housework, cooking and other work.By colored woman. Box 1298 Avalon. -47P FOR SALE--Reed baby carriage. Price $15.00. Address 220 Catalina avenue. --47 FOR SALE--~Overland roadster, apply to Catalina Hardware Co. ----47 FOR SALE-- Cedar Chest, like new. Reasonable. See Glenmore Hotel. 47 Rooms and Board can be had at the Margaret Cottage, 237 Sumner Avenue, at reasonable rates. Home cooking. 48