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DEC. 30, 1937 , y Speaking .E.lizabeth M. Derby is spending tile at Monrovia. Arthur Renton was at home to ~Pend the Christmas holidays with his folks. Mr. and Sirs. S. R. Lee of Long :h spent the Christmas holiday in Charles C. Melbourne joined the amland-bound crowd one evening ast week. Arthur Sutemeier hied himself away San Diego Thursday evening, to the Christmas holidays with his and family there. }v%Mrs. L. Gertrude W'ood of Holly- 0od is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Collier, here for a week. {Richard Kornhauser arrived home rorn Chicago on Friday--just in time 0 Spend Christmas with his family. i Jack Nelson and John Lazar and ~ily were noted north-bound on the r0ss-channel steamer Sunday evening. lfi~rothy Zachrisen, niece of Dave talquist, came over from Los Angeles [~. spefid the Christmas season with ~1t11. Mr. Jack Harris is one of the new pursers in the employ of the Wihning- tort Transportation Company. Mr. and M:s. Albert J. Wilkinson came over to spend Christmas with Albert's mother, Mrs. T. M. Polhamus. S. E. Carpenter went to the main- land last week, to join his family over the ho'lidays--they all having preceded him. J. F. Wadkins of Los Angeles was among the holiday visitors over Christ- mas. He spent the time with his mother, Mrs. C. E. Sullivan, and fam- ily. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd E. Ferguson were made happy over the Christmas holidays by the presence of their three sons, together with their wives and children. Miss Margaret J. Gilmore left Wed- nesday for Los Angeles to spend New Year's holidays with friends and to at- tend the recital by Jose Iturbi, famous Spanish pianist. Mr. and Mrs. John Connolly and ~:eti ioined the north-bound crowd on kS S Avalon one afternoon last Mrs. W. H. Chapman has sold the here, and also its furnishings, returned with her sister to Gate. ~Mrs. Boles sailed for the mainland st week, to meet her daughter at ~afrl Pedro, who has spent a year or Ore at Honolulu. ~Ir and Mrs. William Crawford ile~i north last week, expecting to ld the holiday season with main- relatives and friends. :eve Gurasich and wife, of Bakers- came down to spend the Christ- }s holiday with his parents and tam- , at their Avalon home. l~arl H. He, thorn, former local era- of the Island Company~ spent Christmas season in Avalon, ac- by Mrs. Henthorn. iSS Marion "Gray, former. ~eacher te Avalon schools, was among the here for the holidays. She ~t~ow a resident of Long Beach. and Mrs. Cecil Fane re- 'to Avalon last week, and are of her grandmother, Mrs. A. James and family, at the Hotel. 'and Mrs. Clark of Los Angeles, recently bought the J. J. Bates on Sunshine Terrace, spent holiday, and the week- at their new summer home. Freda Grassmee Of Los Ange- over Friday afternoon to the Christmas holidays with mother and aunt, Mrs. Josephine a+nd Miss Blanche Heath. W. I~ S'eiler and family were happy last week by the arrival mother and father, Rev. A. M. and wife, both well along in and 84 years, respectively. he Associate Editor is sorry, to to use so often the words "and in the personal notes this but there is both a limit to the of names one can write while Crowd is passing, and difftcult to ~mber those whose names were not Forgive our limitations, .se. ~dditional local items on page 10. The father and mother of Richard Kornhauser were among the arrivals last week. It is expected that they will remain through the winter, as they did last year. Miss Margaret Mosier, who is an at- tendant of Scripps College, Claremont, came over to spend Christmas with her uncle and grandmother--A. L. Laurance and his mother. Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Clark, and Mrs. Clark's mother, Mrs. Van Bek, were Christmas guests of City Manager and Mrs. Earle Pollok. Mr. Clark is con- nected with the Boos Bros.' organiza~ tion. Mrs. Lowe, Miss Elizabeth Mac- Lean, Mr. and Mrs. A1 Powell, "Billie" Price, Miss Maxine Carson, Mrs. Bet- ty Crandall and Miss Marion Gray, were among the passengers who sailed north on the S. S. Avalon Monday afternoon. Among local residents who returned home on Friday's steamer were Wil- liam Maxwell, "Toots" Brown and her mother, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Deffen- bough and fami'ly, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. G. Trimble, Hester Norton, Madeline Moricich, and Earl Hite. Arrivals by steamer Monday includ- ed Geo. C. Farnsworth, Bill Payne, City Attornel~ Frederick Baker, Mrs. Edith L. McKay and son, George Thompson, Harold Stamford and fam- ily, Captain A.A. Macdonell, Victor Crushan and wife, and others. Among three persons appointed last week by Governor Merriam as mem- bers of the Board of Regents of the University of California, was the name of Eleanor Banning Macfarland, a former resident of Avalon. The oth- ers were Stewart O'Melveny and Fred Moyer Johnson. Among former Avalon residents whom -the. reportorial eye caught spending the Christmas season in Av- alon were Mr. and Mrs. George Gem- ilere, Jr., Martha Myers Daly, Mr. and Mrs. Parlane Reid, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Sullivan and family, Mr. and Mrs. Charley West, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lillie, Jr. Many Avalon residents were pleased Sunday afternoon and Monday to greet Mr. and Mrs. Al Powell, former citizens of this' Island city, now of E1 Paso, Texas. This is the first time A1 has been back since leaving something like ten years ago, although Mrs. Powell has been in Avalon two or three times in the meantime. They both are looking well and we under- stand that A1 has a good business in El Paso. Their stay seemed all too short, for both the:nselves and their friends. We all hope their visits may be more frequent in the future. PAGE SEVEN THE ISLANDER ADLETS A careful reading of these Adlets will reveal bargains that otherwts, you might miss. RATE.q--10 cents per line Real Estate and Rentals Protect your Automobiles front the winter elements. For private garages and stalls centrally located, see Flem* ing & Weber Company, Atwater Ar- cade. 49-52 AOL[TS Lost--Large, orange colored Persian cat. Name, "Rusty". Please return to 216-B Whittley Ave. or Phone 261-J. Reward. ADLETS Our Adlet Colunm helps. Try it. For Sale---Richardson Baby Grand Piano, mahogany. In excellent condi- tion; cost new, $650. Will sell for $195. Terms if desired. Harold Stamford. S&3~OV Public Stenographer --- Reasonable rates. Phone 167-J, or 500. 126 Sum- ner Ave. ADt.ETS For quick results--Try an Adlet! ADLETS lasurtneE~--See J. E. Mathewson, 319 Whittley. Phone 18 or 418-W. 44 PLUNKETT DINNER COMING The ladies of the Aid Society are preparing to have the Plunkett I)inner organization serve a dinner in the So- cial Hall of the Community Congrega- tional Church on Friday evening, Jan- uary 14, at 6:30. Local residents will remember the fine feast they served here a couple of years ago. Tickets for the dinner will be on sale Monday, Tuesday and Wednes- day of that week, concerning which further announcement will be made later. The price of the dinner will be 40 cents. At thig dinner short taqks will be made before each course. These talks will be of special interest to house- wives, grocers, restaurant and hotel men. Following the dinner a series of morion pictures will be shown. Bear in mind the date--,Friday even- ing, January 14th. COMMUNION SERVICE Next Sunday evening, January 2, i938, the Community Congregational Church will hold its regular January communion service. At the beginning of the new year we invite all the members and friends of the church and congregation to assemb'le in a beautiful devotional service at even- time. Come and .sit down by families and join with Christian friends in a service of deep devotion. It will make the whole of, the year 1938 brighter and better. John B. Toomay, Pastor. -O ROTARY CLUB Following the luncheon last Friday noon at the Hotel St. Catherine, a pleasant half-hour was spent in the distribution by President Pollok of various kinds of Christmas presents to the members present. Those who were there say they had a splendid time. The program for next week has not been announced. ~-o---- MASONS MEET TUESDAY Tuesday :evening, January 4, Cata- lina Island Lodge No.'524, F. & A. M., will hold its first Stated Meeting of the new year, and likewise its first on the new meeting night--Tuesday. Remember---Tuesday evening, Janu- ary 4, 1938. O' Miss Alice' Coppocg o/ the high 'school fbrce; had the'pleasu):e of en- tertaining over the Christmas holiday her uncle and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. James Coppock of Albuquerque, N. M. We believe Mr~,Coppock has repre- sented the Sgnt~ '~e railway there for thirty years or rtiore. Captain and Mrs. Tad Gray enter- tained a houseful of relatives and friends over the Christmas holiday and the week-end. Among them were Mrs. Gray's brother'.and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Adams of Los Angeles; her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Will Sands and son Floyd, of Haw- thorne; captain Gray's niece and hus- band, Mr. and Mrs. V. Anderson of Camar?llo, and another niece and hus- band, Mr. and Mrs. Be.n Harrison of Santa Maria; M/'s" Agnes' Clover of Los Angeles, and Miss Lois Barbee of E1 Segund,o--all in California. AVALON THEATRE Matinee Every Sunday 2 P. M. Any Seat 25c; Children Under 12, 15c Evening Shows -- 7:15 and 9:!0 Any Seat 35c; Children Under 12, 15c Thursday, Dec. 30--"Angel". Mar- lene Dietrich, Herbert Marshal'l and Melvyn Douglas. Last times today. Don't miss it. Also selected short sub- jects. Friday, Dec. 31--"Hold 'Era Navy". Lew Ayres, Mary Carlisle and Joan Howard. Football plays an important part in this story of Annapolis, in which an arrogant player enters the Academy to show everyone how good he is. Also the llth episode of the Dick Tracy Serial, a Novelty and ~N ews. Saturday, Jan. 1--"First Lady". Kay Francis, Preston Foster, Anita Louise and Walter Connolly. Washington, with its political and fashionable life, is the background for this satirical comedy, which is replete with intrigue, keen wt and steel-edged repartee. Also selected Novelties. Sunday &, Monday, i Jan. 2-3--"A Damsel In Distress'. Fred Astaire, Burns and Allen, and Joan Fontaine. Humor and amusing situations pervade me whole productmn, highlighted by Fred Astaire's unique dancing and the Burns and A, llen wall-known brand of fun. Together with a Paramount Sport Subject and Latest Fox News. Tuesday, Jan. 4--"Living On L~ce". James Dunn, Whitney Bourne and Joan Woodbury. A clever comedy in which two people, unintrodueed, forced by poverty to use the same quarters, one by day and one by night. Also the latest in Selected Novelties includ- ing Pathe News. Wednesday & Thursday, Jan. 5-6-- "Night Cludb Scandal". John Barry- more, Lynne Overman and Louise Campbell. Clever lines, good acting and an excellent supporting cast great- ly aid a plot that is interesting and exciting. Aqso a Comedy and Novelty. ----o------.------- CARD OF THANKS The Mary Williams Club wishes to express its thanks to the Community Committee, and to all who in any way contributed toward the success of the 1937 Christmas entertainment. --t$o-------.- F. H. Pierce, some years ago an Av. alon resident, came in on Monday's steamer. He drove all the way from Cheyenne, Wyo., with the expectation of arriving in Avalon for Christmas, bnt the rainy weather held him back until Monday. Among arrivalsfrom mainland points last week were Mrs. Frances W. Bowman, Mrs. Clover, Mr. and Mrs. Hathaway and children, Mrs. George Kirk and children, B. R. Scott, Mrs. J. W. Lowe, Mrs. Percy Mackey and daughter Frances, and W. F. O1- sen and family. "Happy" Hacker thinks the Santa Catalina Island "bug" has got him. He says that whenever he is away for a few days he has a yearning ta return to the "Magic Isle". In fact, he did return last week, and has reopened his Club Catalina.