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December 29, 1955

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THE CATALINA ISLANDER Thursd#y, December 29, 1955 Prizes Research Weapons (Continued from Page ODe) also helped in the serving. Ice cream was contributed by the Avalon po- lice. Of course, Rev. and Mrs. Felkley were the moving spirits in the whole affair, organizing and leading the carollers and providing friendly guidance for ~'he many young people who took part in the carolling and the sociability that followed. Mrs. Mary Liebel of the Chamber of Commerce served as liaison agent for the various committees. All in all, the evening was declar- ed most enjoyable. Pictures of the winning displays and the honorable mentions, taken by Gene Smith, are posted in the window of the Chamber of Com- merce for all to see. The Chamber of Commerce, ex- presses its gratitude to all those named above and to the following for their cheerful contributions: Turp Hall, Doily and Ray Beach, Betty and "I~Flat" Dozier, Ronnie " Clayton, Marguerite Downer, Tom- my Wilkinson, Gene Hamblen, the S.C.I. Co. for the buses, and of course, the Woman's Club which ar- ranged for and served the refresh- ments. Jane Bennett Married in Long Beach Mr. and Mrs. David Cool are now at home in Avalon, after their re- cent marriage in Long Beach. They were married at 1 p.m December 24. in the Lotus Wedding Chapel in that city. The bride, the former Jane Ben- nett of Avalon, is the daughter of Mrs. Helen Holmes of Long Beach. She attended Avalon schools, gradu- ated from St. Anthony's school, and is now a local telephone operator. David graduated from Arroyo Grande school and Compton College. He is the son of Mrs. Katherine Cool of Arroyo Grande. For her wedding Jane chose a pale blue cocktail dress and her cor- sage was a white orchid. Matron of honor was her sister, Mrs. Lewis Burk of Long Beach. She wore a navy blue and white dress and her corsage was also an orchid. Joseph Walker of Avalon was best marl. Immediately following the wed- ding, guests gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Burk, where a reception was held. The newly. weds returned to Avalon on Monday evening. Skilled hands and imagination, "~st tubes records-- and careful ese have always been the weap- ons o$ research against tubercu- losis. Money to finance the search for more knowledge to defeat TB comes from Christmas Seal contri- butions. The tuberculosis associa- tions of the United States are now conducting the 49th annual Christ- m~s Seal Sale. HOME FOR NEW YEARS Winnie Vojkovich, who attends St. Anthony's High School in Long Beach, arrived Tuesday and will visit through New Years with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Vojko- rich. Elizabeth Beron of North Holly- wood is visiting with her father, Lt. AI Beron. Elizabeth is a student a~ Hollywood High school. HOME FROM EAST Mr. and Mfs. John Capitani and daughter returned to their home on December 18 after a trip to Penn- sylvania, where they visited with Mr. Capitani's mother. VISIT PARENTS Dr. and Mrs, Richard S. Shepard and son, are spending Christmas va- cation with their parents on the Mainland. MOONEYS VISIT Mr. and Mrs. Arthur V. Mooney spent Christmas with Mr. Mooney's sister in Modesto. They also visited with friends in West Covina. HATS OFF TO LOCAL CAFE Joe and Rose Arno, owners of the Catalina Care, remained open on Christmas day. The kindly act was to accomodate tourists and resi- dents, as the Catalina Care was the only eatery open. ~ ~III ----flIP IIIIDII I I ~IIIIIIIIIIII~IIII 'I~! Your New Years Eve Dance at the St. Catherine Hotel Dance Starts at 9 p.m. Cocktail Lounge Open 7 p.m. Come Early and Get Acquainted I (C4ntbmed from -One) Goose Flies tained from Seaside Memorial Hos- pital. Condition of Mrs. Cart re- mains critical. RED CRO~ APPEAL An appeal was made by Mrs. Lou Carson, Home Service Chairman of the Avalon Branch of the Long Beach Chapter of the American Red Cross, requesting that Borden Paul Carr be released to visit his mother. Borden, who is stationed in Massa- chusetts, is now with his mother. Another son, Garry, who is living on the Mainland, was also called. II I YNr Protection" OCE ABBOTT, Jr. INSURANCE Avalon: Phone Avalon 152 San Pedro: TErminal 3-3513 Dr. Stanley W. Gamel Offices at 3 07V2 Sumner Closed Christmas and New Years Office hours 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. Wed Dec. 28 and Wed Jan. 4 For Appointment call collect FRONTIER 9-3712 Ill I II I I I SERVICE BETWEEN AND BY GOING Leave Avalon 3:30 P.M. Arrive Wilmington 5:30 P.M. RETURNING Leave Wilmington 10:00 A.M. Arrive Avalon 12 Noon Schedule Time Subject To Weather Conditions Phone 780 Reservations Necessary on Avalon to Wilmington Trips All Sailings on Pacific Standard Time. Conneethlg service to Los Angeles and Long Beach. FARES Between AVALON, CATALINA and WILMINGTON FULL FARE I HALF FARE One - Way $2.96 I (Children under 12 yrs & over 6) Fed. Tax 30 I One- Way $1.41 1 ONE-WAY, Complete $3.26 I ONE-WAY, Complete $1.631 BOTH WAYS, Complete $6 2 I BOTH WAYS, Complete $3361 Children unde~ 5 carried free when accompanied by parent or guardlsn. Schedule subject to change without notice. a division of CATALINA ISLAND STEAMSHIP LINE