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aPrORTtrsrr KNOCKS FOR SALE FOR SALE---3 units, new, complete- ly furnished, East Whitley Avenue. Phone 350. FOR SALE---Arno's Fish Market. For Sale due to ill health. Phone 403. SERVICES ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS P. O. Box 1377, Phone 795-W Accordian instructions available. Semi-monthly lessons in Avalon. Write for information to Bottle Thomas Studio, 1215 Crenshaw Blvd Torrance, Calif or phone Mrs. Butler at Avalon 117. AVALON INSUEA2CCE AGENCY: Avalon Phone 162; San Pedro Phone Terminal 3-3513. For Real Estate and Rentals. E. B. SHARPLES Broker Phone 23G When you buy or sell property es- crow the deal with Securlty.First National Bank. LOST---Yellow Persian Cat - altered male. Contact 312 Eucalyptis. Re. ward. Monogramed announcement a n d wedding napkins for as low as $2.25 p e r hundred, also monogramed matches &~ low as 3c per book. CATALINA ISLANDER Phone Avalon 500 FOR SALE-Bicycle, slightly used, $10.00. Phone 317. BUSINESS CARDS $6.75 per thousand 119 Catalina Ave Phone Av. 500 Have your note, contract or rent payments made at Security-First National Bank's collection depart- ment to save yourself time and trouble. VISITS SON Mr. and Mr. Raymond McKee spent Christmas with their son on SHERIFF APPEALS FOR CONTINUED POLIO AID By the end of 1955, a total of 950 children .and adults in Los Angeles County will have been stricken by polio, Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz, general county chairman for the March of Dimes, revealed this week. Although the incidence is lower than that of previous years, Biscai- luz said, financial aid given by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Nation- al Foundation for Infantile Paral- ysis remains nearly constant be cause "of the hundreds of persons, stricken in previous years, who still require assistanc~ "Recently great advances have been made in the prevention of poliomyelitis by vaccination with the Saik polio vaccine promising a brighter future with polio finally conquered. "However, that time is not here yet. Until it is possible for millions of people to be vaccinated, polio will continue to strike and patients still need to be treated," he declared. Biscailuz also pointed out that considerable sums will be required for the treatment of both those who have been stricken, and those who will be in the future. "In this llth hour, let us not for- get those who still desperately will need our help. Give generously to the March of Dimes this January," Biscailuz asked. CHRISTMAS WITH MOTHER Miss Mary Goe of Los Angeles spent Christmas with her mother, Mrs. June Hay and daughter Geor- genna. XMAS IN COVINA Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Haney re- turned home Monday, alter spend- ing Christmas with their son in Covina. Gather Christmas Cards Girl Scouts and Brownies are asked to collect Christmas cards from neighbors and friends and take them to Mrs. John Parkins at Park- in's Jewelry Store. Mr. Perkins will take them to an orthopedic hospital. where they will be used to entertain the children. HOLIDAYS IN SALINAS Miss Marjorie Mathers is spend- ing the holidays with her parems Panariellos Home: Open Delicatessen Mr. and Mrs. Tony Panariello re- turned Sunday from a five week trip to the East. They went the southern route: and visited almost every eastern state. They were guests of his cousin, Dr. Panariello, who has visited here numerous times Accompaning them to Penn- sylvania were Mr. and Mrs. John Capitani and daughter, who drove back in another car. The Pana~r~. ~[9~ have reopened their' Riviera Delicatessen and are continuing their line of imported foods, hors d' oeuvres and other delicacies. ESCAPE IN FLOOD AT SANTA CRUZ Former Islanders Mr. and Mrs. H. E. I~espe, who have been living at Santa Cruz, have informed friends in Avalon that they are safe but lost their trailer home and car in the flood that struck that northern Cal- ifornia community. According to a letter from Mrs. Hespe the car and trailer were buried under six feet of water and silt. "We were thankful to get out" she said. "We waded in waist deep water and sat in water all night in a house near by until an an Army duck rescued us and 50 others, all elderly and retired." CHRISTMAS GUESTS Mr. and Mrs. Jack Turk and daughter, Cay Lynn, had as their Christmas guests Mrs. Lois Davis and Jackie and Dennis. VACATION IN LAS VEGAS Mr. and Mrs. Fred Clarke, who are vacationing in Las Vegas, expect to return home after the New Year, DAUGHTER VISITS Mr. and Mrs. Harley Pinney of Downey were Christmas guests of Mrs Pinney's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Falk, AIRMAN HOME FOR XMAS Airman 3 c William R. Bair spent Christmas with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bait. Bill. who is station- ed at McClellan Air Force base near Sacramento. left just before the ravages of the storm reached their heighth. He will spend a few days in Huntington Park before returning the Mainland. in Salinas. to the base. to 9o o he Policemen's & Firernen's Dance at" the S . Catherine. e 'After the Show" come to a buffet and (Closed 8:30 till 11:45) THE'I, CATXLINA ISLANDER Thursday, December 29, 1955 AVALON THEATRE Open Sat. & Sun. Dec. 31 - Jan. I Phone 411 - Open 7:30 Feature 8 P.M. i, JN SATURDAY DEC. 31 Filmed in Africa! in rdarnlmj Corot Also Disney Cmtmm "Up a Tree" SUNDAY JAN. ! Richard Conti - Victor McLoglen Plus Cartoon & Travelogue ADVERTISING IN THE ISLANDER DOESN'T COST -- IT PAYS ! Live Color TV Rose Parade Showing A grandstand seat for the Rose Parade in all its glorious color is being offered citizens of Avalon on Monday morning, January 2. Ford Harris of Avalon Radio Service is making this treat possible through the magic of color television. Mr. Harris is installing a big 21 inch Magnavox Television set in the lobby of the St. Catherine Hotel and he and Joe Arno, manager of the St. Catherine, are inviting the public to see the Rose Parade spectacle in live color. For the convenience of viewers the snack bar will be open ~or brunch. ATTENDS PAST MATRONS PARTY Mr. and Mrs. Frank C. Chapman have returned to the Island, after a nine day visit with their daughter, Mrs. W. C. Kleimpell, and family of Los Angeles. Mrs. Chapman attend- ed the annual Christmas party o the Past Matron's Association of Pasadena Chapter 108 O.E.S. Mrs. Chapman is past matron of the Pasadena chapter. II DON'T MISS CARYETH WELLS The World WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 7 P.M. -- Channel 4 S/ onsared by Adohr Milk Farms I I I II ~= L .: J ,sL i , MOVING -- HAULING DELIVERY Household Goods Moved and Stored Windle and Sons Representatives: Republic Van and Storage Co. PHONE AVALON