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December 7, 1927

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DEC. 7th, 1927 PAGE NINZ SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mr. and Mrs. George E. Aull have to San Pedro for the winter. SOCIAL AND PI[RSONAL Capt. J. J. Bates is spending his va- on the mainland, accompanied Mrs. Bates. SOCI~,L. A~D PERSONA, Cy Crowton Sr. was a homeward passenger on the steamship "Ca- on Sunday. SOCIAL AND PER~ON/~L Mrs. Sedania Smith was a passenger the steamship "Catalina" south- on Friday. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Jack Hannon was a homeward bound Friday on the cross-channel "Catalina." sOC,AL ANO PE~SO.AL W. S. Williams and family have to Pebbly Beach, where they taken a cottage for the winter. 'r.M SOC,AL AN O PEaSONXL and Mrs. Guy Pierce of Santa have rented the John Windle on Snnshine Terrace for the SOCIAL AND PERSPJJNA~.. O. E. King, dinningroom director at Hotel St. Catherine, was a main- passenger on the cross- steamer Sunday. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL lsland Lodge, No. 524, F. & ~M., held a Stated Meeting last Fri- evening, and will meet again next evening, December 9th. THE CATALINA ISLANDER klr. F. F. Randolph, a mining capi- of Muskatine, low'a, and Mrs. S. DeTar of Long Beach, were week- guests of Dr. Emma Carson. SOCIA ANO PERSA~AL forget the Card Party to be by the P. T. A. Saturday even- in the Pitman-Dennis building. 35c. Prizes and refresh- Mrs. C. F. Sweney, hostess. SOCIAL ANO ."RSONAL F. B, LeVitt paid a business to Los Angeles last week, return- to Avalon Friday. ,While in the she took lunch with the Leaf Art Club. SOCIAL ~Nr) PERSONAL ~e many Avalon friends will be to hear that David P. Fleming, ,-Treasurer of the Santa Cat- Island Company and Wilmington Company, is recovering his recent illness. SOCIAL AND PERSONA' has reached Rev. LaRue C. that his mother, Mrs. Birdella who is now living in Dinu- California, slipped and fell last and suffered a broken hip. She probably be confined in the hos- at least several weeks. She is well known in Avalon, having here for some time previous to Spring. SOCIAL AND PERSON4-.L L. Lauranee returned home Fri- after a three months trip to New City via the Panama Canal. Mr. states that he had a "won- outing," but did not find any that he could appreciate more Catalina Island. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Roadhouse returned Sunday a trip to the mainland. He and Roadhouse attended the interest- fcmtball game Saturday between of Southern California lashington University, which was the former with a score of 33 SOCIAL ANO ,"RSONAL Grape Jellies at Odd Shop. Fred Baker returned Sunday from a visit to Continental America SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mrs. "Boots" Warner went to the mainland on Sunday's 'cr0ss-channel steamer.. SOCIAL AND PE~ISOIMAL Frank E. Burnham returned to his home in Pasadena on Wednesday last, after spending several days in Avalon. SOCIAL ANO PEasoN~L Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Ott are spend- ing some time on the mainland at Corona. SO;IAL ANO P~RSONA.L Dr. John J. White, dentist, visited the mainland Sunday, returning Mon,- day. SOC;A;. AND PERSONA~.. Mrs. F. S. Harrison returned Mon. day from trip to Los Angeles, bringing her mother to spend a few days as her guest. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL ' Miss Rhoda Wilkie spent the week- end in Avalon with her parents, re- turning to Long Beach Sunday after- upon, where she is attending school. SOC,AL ANO PEaS~SAL A. C. Brode of the Los Angeles Soap Company, Who is also secretary of the Catalina Tuna Club, spent the week- end in Avalon, as is his cusfom- OC~L ANO PEaSONAL Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Renton were north-bound passengers on the steam- ~hip "Catalina" on Smaday, en route to Pasadena. SOC,AL A~O PeaSONAL , Miss Frances Hewitt and Sterling Young were cross-channel passengers on the steamship "Catalina" on Wed: nesday last, to attend ,The Beggar's Opera." at the Philharmonc Auditorium. SOCIAL AND PERSON,~,L Dr. Emma M. Carson is on a trip to Hollywood Hospital to attend Mrs. Houeks, who fractured her right hip last week, when she fell from a plat- form at the Island Pharmacy. Dr. Carson will return Friday. SOCIAL ANO PI[RSONAL A called businessmeeting of the Ladies' Aid Society will be held at the Community Church at 2 P. M. on Fri- day, to attend to matters relating to the Bazaar held last evening (Tuesday). All ladies are cordially invited to attend SOCIAL AND PERSONAL The Dramatic Class of Avalon High School certainly acquited themselves creditably at the presentation of "The Wonder Hat" at the Riviera Theatre on Friday evening. And the residents of Avalon gave them a fine house to play to. SOC,^L ANO PEaSO."AL The regular meeting of the Mary Williams Club will be held at the club room on Crescent avenue at 2 P. M. on Thursday. Child Welfare, of which Mrs. D. M. Renton is chairman, is the subject to be discussed. She has se- cured a speaker, Mrs. Robert Kessner, closely allied with the Juvenile Court at Los A.ngeles who will talk on that subject. This is a public meeting, and any and all mothers and fathers who are interested in the subject are urged to attend. SOC,AL AN" Pza~.~^L The student of Catalina Island his- tory will find on page two, a very in- teresting article on "Totemism of the Channel Islands of the Pacific." The author is Mrs. Emmy Matt Rush of Pasadena, a well known authority on "totem poles" and their significance. Mr. and Mrs. Rush spent several weeks at the "Eagles' Nest" hunting lodge a short time ago. SOCIAl, ANEI PERSONAL Patronize the advertisers in your local paper. Be a Booster. Mrs. I.~ C. Waldman of Riverside was an Island visitor last week. SOCIAL ANO PEaSON^L 11. D. MacRae came over to the Is- land on Monday's steamer. SOCIAL AND PWRS~;JA. A. N. Payette spent the week-end in Los Angeles with his family. SOCIAL ANO PERSONAL The steamship Avalon, Captain Mus- setter, resumed the cross-channel run on Monday. SOCIAL AND PI[R~ONAL Mayor Milton S. Patrick returned from the mainland on Monday's steam- er. SOCiAl. AND PERSONAL Orla Hoover, of Hoover's Market, returned Monday from a business trip to the metropolis of the southwest. SOCIAL ANO PEaSONAL S. C. Peterson was a passenger on the incoming steamer Monday noon. SOC, AL ^no PEaSONAL Ex-Mayor P. V. Reyes returned to Avalon from the mainland on Monday, SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Captain George Farnsworth was a homeward-bound passenger on the steamship "Av~don" Monday. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mrs. Roy Brisbin left for Los An- geles Thursday, to remain until after Christmas. Mr. Brisbin will join her for the Christmas holidays. SOCIAL AND PIKRSONAL Members of the Katalina Kurd Klub spent a most enjoyable evening on last Wednesday, when they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Diffin at their home on Sunshine Terrace. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Carl W, Carson, Mr. and Mrs. Dow A. Barnes, Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Dunkle, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Heywood, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Powell, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hall, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Westenkuehb er and the host and hostess. Delicious refreshments were served following the "500" game. Mrs. Carl W. Carson won the prize for high score. SOCIAL AND PERSOHA~. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Hoover enter- tained a number of friends at cards on Saturday evening. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Poweil, Mr. and Mrs. Sukor, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stube, Mr. and Mrs. L. Ellington, Mr. and Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Baxter, Mrs. Delphi and the host and hostess, Mrs. Ellis and Mr. Sukor carried home the first prizes for "500," and Mrs. Stube and Mr. Ellis took home the consolation prizes. Dainty refreshments were served at the close of the game. SOCIAL AND PSRSONAL :['he Community Church of Avalon does not receive any missionary aid, and has no income from investments. It is entirely dependent for its support upon the offerings at the services and voluntary contributions. The time of year has arrived for the annual canvas for lfledges and subscriptions for the coming year. The present effort is simply to get promises as to what will be contributed during 1928. Those who wish to make payments weekly will be given sets of weekly envelopes. THE CATALINA ISLANOER Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Streeter of Ch,.- cago, were guests at the Hotel St. Catherine for three days last week. During their sojourn, Mr. Streeter brought to gaff a 20-pound albacore, while fishing with Captain S. J. Gould- ing. Mr. Streeter is President of the Catalina Light Tackle Club and is also Historian for the Catalina Tuna Club. They have planned another fishing trip for the month of January. COMING EVENTS Wednesday (today), 2:30 P. M.-- Parent-Teacher Association. Wednesday, -- Spanish - Amcricall class at High School, 7 P. M. Thursday, 2:00 P. M.--Mary Will- iams Club, Thursday,--Typewriting , and book- keeping class at High School, 7 P. M. Friday, 2:00 'P, M.--Ladies' Aid So- ciety. Friday, 7:30 P. M.--Meetkng of Ma- sons. Saturday, 7:30 P. M.--P. T. A. Caa-d Party. Monday, 1:30 P. M.--Meetiag of City Council. Monda,.",--Spanish-.\merican class at High School, 7 P. M. Tuesday,--Typewriting and Book- keelling class at High School, 7 P. M. THt CAVAUNA mL~,,~ BOOSTR BAND NOTR$ The performances of the,b add this season have been very well spoken of and very much appreciated. At rehearsal the week fo!lo,#l~ the Country Fair, Harry Diflln ~ aid interesting talk to the boys. By th~ way, the attendance at that rehearsal was 'way below standard. "Snap into it," fellows l No matter how good yon are, or think you are, you don't help a bit if you are absent. Rehearsal last week was very well well attended, about twenty members being present. We had a goo~i snappy rehearsal. A new sax player has been added to the section and he certainly" is a big help. A letter was received from the Amer- ican Legion expressing their appreci- ation of our cooperation on Armistice Day. Several new men are ~ ~o join us in the near future. ~ are very mnch interestd. We will be "plenty busy"duriag the holiday season, so, if you axe o~e o( those who have been missing rehearsal recently, come around. If you don't you will find yourself so far behind the band that you may become discouraged and give it up. If you are not interest- ed enough to attend rehearsals, turn in your music. Some other fellow will use it. THE ISLANDER ADLET ADLET RATES--Ten cents per line per issue. Minimum charge, 25 cts. Christmas Card~--At Windle's News Stand. ACLE'rs House for Rmat--Apply to Mrs. Windle at News Stand. 48 ADL~'TS For Sale~--Field glasses, $6.00; tele- scope, $3.00; new andirons, $3.00. l, aRue C. Watson, 310 Beacon St. 48p ADLETS For Sale--Pony plush, fur trimmed coat, new, at half price. Mrs. Thomp- son, 310 Olive St. tf. AOLETS Painting and Carpentering--Address P. O. Box 1016, Avalon. 42tf ADLETS Plain Sewing--Mending done for men. Apply Mrs. Taylor, 335 Sumner Ave. 47 ADLE~'S For Sale--By Owner, lot 20 x 120, 5-room house, sleeping porch/firep'aee, gas, water, electricity. Price $5500 $2000 cash, balance three years. Le- favor. Box 16, Avalon, Calif.