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December 31, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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CATALINA ISLANDER i SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Mr. and ,MRS. J. W. Jackson spent the Christmas holidays~ on the main- it klrs, M. N. Shields and son John land. :etUrned home Sunday, after spending ..... the Christmas ia~d' holidays on the main- Lillian G. Neville has taken a cot- tage at 339 Descanso avenue for a itlMr. and Mrs. George E. Daul wereyear's stay. Uth-bound passengers on the Avalon J.D. Malloch, of the Santa Catalina nday, returning home after a shortIsland Company's office force, has re- acahon spent on the mainland, turned from his mainland vacation. ih~harley Crew is one of the Islanders no Seldom takes a vacation, but he Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Barker returned d get away to the mainland for thehome Sunday, after sojourning for rlst~as season returning Sunday. three weeks in Los Angeles and vi- cinity. ~h ~Ir. and Mrs. F. I. Belcher of Long were Avalon visitors during the ~rlstmas holidays. The many friends kl*ue during their residence here were Veased to greet them. haA party of movie folk are busy at e Isthmus, said to be at work on a rarnount picture entitled "Advent- Ure.,, Torn Moore and Pauline Starke are the stars in the various incidents. ~'fisses 'i, Antoinette Mieland and )eresa Murrav of Hollywood were ~alng the guests at the Hotel St. ~)'therine Ch'ristmas week. They vis- ited the mechanical department of the ~lander office upon invitation of the essman, Max. Feldman. f.5!r, and Mrs. D. M. Renton and a~tly left for the mainland Tuesday, to attend the Rose Tournament parade at Pasadena january 1st. Mr. Renton, Who is vice-president and general man- agerof the Santa Catalina Island Corn- :nnY, is supervising the Catalina Is- d float that will represent Avalon ua the parade. Mrs. F. Beesley, wife of the manag- er of the Catalina Country Club, is spending a few (lays visiting friends on the mainland. Mr. and Mrs. Pat Berry have re- turned to Avalon, after an absence of two months. Mr. Berry expects to work on the Island again. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph MacAfee of the Driftwood Apartments, returned to Avalon on Sunday, from a short vaca- tion spent in Los Angeles. Mr. Robert Keeney, carpenter fore- man on the new high school, has re- turned to Avalon from a short holi- day vacation spent on the mainland. Mr. Bart Griffin returned to Avalon Sunday, after spending the Christmas holidays with his family in Pasadena. Mr. Griffin is one of the plumbing force employed by Carl W Carson. Jess Franklin and the members of his talented orchestra contributed ma- terially to the success of the Christmas gatherings by their sweet music, which Among the delightful affairs of the was greatly enjoyed by both old and week was a Christmas party given by" young. aohn and Geortre Minne at their ar- ea- , ~" " Y' P ts home on Avalon Hill. The guests Walter Burgess and his sister, Miss ~here Misses Catherine MacKay, Mar- Emma Burgess, of Los Angeles, were ~a I~[eyer, Betty Trout, Helen Me- guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Burgess a elvey, Mary Gibson, Myrtle Gibson of Vieudelou avenue for the Christ- ~ad Patsy Lee and Messrs. Fred Me- mas holidays. Miss Burgess recently ~elvey, Arthur Goulding, Harl~nd arrived from Manchester, England. ~.Uld, Malcolm Renton and John telds. . Captain John Minney and his launch " Arvilla were requisitioned early Thurs- f,?Ir. S. C. Stewart and daughter ot day morning to take a party of -alea 0 ' ' . g were Island v~sitors last Sat-nineteen to the mainland, who had ~rftay. Mr. Stewart is th'e head of the been disappointed by the non-arrival ..teWart-1)avs Advertisimr Agency ofof the cross-channel steamed Tuesday, Eh" " -~ ~cag, the organization handling the due to the heavy wind storm. ~UVertisin ~ sent out for the William W~gtey ;'. Company's products. Mr. Mrs. Hazel Warrick and Virginia ~'; to. Stewart is a brother of Mr John Warrick were at their Avalon home '~" 'Stewart vice-President and traffic for the holidays. When the Los An,- hi ' ' ~ " r, attager for the Santa Catalina Islafid geles court recently granted Virginia s ;nlpany and the Wihnington Trans- petition for a decree of divorce front rtatiou Company. Mr. \Varren, she was given the pmvl- 1o''3 have never seen Catalina Island . Oklng so clean and so prosperous," pa2d Captain David Blankenhorn of Sadena Sunday, after his tour of in- sPeCtion to the different projects now taader way by the Santa Catalina Is- land ~o- COmpany. Captain B/ankenhorn as fOrn~erlv oresident of the S C I t" "' after the Bannin,g BrotheJs,- sohl he ) . . ]..lroperty to Mr. Wflham Wrigley c, n I'ebruary, 1919. Continuing, )a~tain Blankenhorn said: "There is ~lal~fabrlY no greater team in Southern ri- rnia than Messrs. Wrigley, Pat- ek and Renton. These three men ~re responsible for the remarkable regress and development at Avalon and the island in general; also for the WOnderful steamer service now main- tained by the Wilmington Transporta- tion b*- Company operating the steamers ~tWeen Avalon and Port Los Angeles at Wilmington." lege of resmning her maiden name, so we are informed. We understand that Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Whitney anti Mrs. G. R. Shatto, well remembered early residents of Avalon, celebrated the Christmas holi- day at Bethlehem, Palestine, the birth- place of Jesus of Nazareth, whose name is honored in all Christmas cele- brations F. C. Bradley of Pasadena, who has been spending several days on the Is- land, as is his annual custom, estab- lished a record on Friday last. He walked to Middle Ranch in just three hours, and made the return trip, in- cluding time taken to eat his lunch, in three hours and fifty minutes. Who will be the first to establish a better record? Round trip and lunch in six hours and fifty minutes. Watch the world come to Catalina. Miss M. Cartlidge of Los Angeles was an Avalon visitor last week for a few days. Mr. Charles Patrick left for the mainland Monday, to visit the Rose Tournament at Pasadena. Miss Grace Dunkle is visiting her brother, Prof. M. B. Dunkle principal of the Catalina Hi School. The Ladies Aid Society will hold a meeting Friday afternoon at 2i30, at the Congregational Church. Guests at the Tuna Club last week included Mr. F. H. Reed, Mr. H. Earls- cliff, and Captain D. Blankcnhorn and son. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Williamson re- turned home Sunday, after spending the Christmas holidays on the main- land. Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Kane of Los Angeles are occupying their Catalina avenue home here for a few .days of the New Year. .: Mr. Henry Boos, who is spending the winter in Los Angeles, crossed the channel Sunday to look over his cafe- teria interests here. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ozier of Pasa- dena were guests of Mr. and Mrs. T, M. Polhamus of Marilla avenue for several days last week. Mr. and Mrs. George Aull were Av- alon visitors last week-end.. They are residing at Long Beach during the time Mr. Aull is working on the re- pairs to the glass bottom boats. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Carlton enter- tained at their home on Eucalyptus avenue for several d~ys last week Mr: and Mrs. George Leonards and Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Doutey of Los Angeles. A. N. Payette was among the home- bound passengers Sunday. He had been to San Diego with his family over Christmas, and will rejoin them for the New Year holiday; They'are' visiting with Mrs. Payette's sister. Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Streeter are spending a few clays in Long Beach before coming to Avalon for an in- definite sojourn. Mr. Streeter has greatly improved in health since his arrival in California a few weeks ago., Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Stevenson of Glendale~; and Mr. and Mrs: W. W. Whorley of Los Angeles, were Island visitors for several days last week. Mr. Whorley and Mr. Stevenson were present at the installation of new of- ficers at the Masonic Lodge Saturday night. On Tuesday evening of last week, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. James on \Vhittley avenue, there was a family gathering in honor of the 16th. birthday of their grandson, Neal War- rick. The young man was the recip- ient of various useful presents, and the reunion of the family proved a happy one. Word has been received from LOS Angeles that the plaster cast has been removed from the thigh of Otto Guid- inger, and that the bone has knitted finely. Such being the case it is proba- ble that he can be coming home before long. He is reported as saying that the removal of the cast was a very acceptable Christmas present. PAGE SEVEN BRIEF LOCAL NOTES The little children who failed to at- tend the Christmas Tree at the Con- gregational Church, may havi~ their presents by calling at the home o| Mrs. C. Carsoni 351 Sumner avenue. A barge load of lumber for the Santa Catalina Island Company arrived Sat- urday afternoon, and as the vessel was wanted Monday morning to take 'the Catalina float across the channel for entry in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, a gang of men and trucks worked late Saturday night disposing of the lumber. If' you are interested in the subject of Christian Science, you will have an opportunity to hear it discussed by an authority on Tuesday evening of next :week, . when John W. Doorly will de- liver a lecture'on that subject at the Congregational Church Admission i, free. The Christian Science Society of Avalon stands sponsor for the lecture, Mrs. Lellia Cave, aged 69, passed away Monday afternoon. The remain, were sent to Los Angeles Tuesday for interment. Some five years ago Mrs, Cave and her daughters arrived at Av- alon from Australia, and since that time they have remained here, Miss Cave owning a partnership in the Cee and Eff Art Shop. Mrs. Cave was born at Arras, France. When Charley Fairchild stepped off the steamer Sunday he spread out hi, arms, took a long breath and exclaim ed:."Well, I'm here. Now show me the new house you want me to buildV' "Genial Charley," as he is known to many Avalonites, we have been inform.- .ed, was driving a Ford while on a visit to his sister, who resides in San Diego. ' Chariey says he's learned to drive a Ford so that he can get around better and build more houses in Avalon. On Sunday, while going ~to the as- sistance of his daughter, whose horse~ was giving her trouble, the animal rid- den by C. It. E. Williams, of Vancou-: yer, B. C., slipped and fell, pinning the rider beneath him in such a mannerI that both bones of his left leg were7 badly fractured. The injured man was taken to the Catalina Hospital for treatment, being later removed to Los Angeles. Mr. Williams is the head of. the C. H. E. Williams C0., Ltd., of: Vancouver. 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