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December 31, 1924

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PAGE TEN 1"HE CATALINA ISLAND Eg / @ DESCRIBED IN DETAIL (Continued from Page t, Column 3) .. sailed with more enthusiasm than the ~.k~\~ J~t members of the crew of the Fisherman. O.LawrenceHawthornc / The equatorial archipelago has been r Winter days are often dreary funv discussed 'tween decks. There $ . But when springtime comes along buccaneers have been marooned, and \\~..~ We'rea heap more interested there "Robinson Crusoe" Selkirk vis-YW~? ------- i"t; In the robin's cheery song! ited after his return from Juan Fer- I rench lady ' nandez. Charles Darwin visited the ar- Mornin' always seems most Welcome chipelago on the cruise of the "Beagle," When you spend a restless night, discoverin~ the fauna of the islands, After clouds 're black an' heavy, That's the time the sun looks bright! which afterwards helped him to for- ntulate his theory of evolution. Tl,te Islands are still in the age of reptiles, Also Van Bibber Comedy "THE FIGHT" birds, and fishes, and the only animals "A SUNNY CHRISTMAS" By R. L, Mead ~o this is Christmas! How do you know? The water's blue, The sky is, too. ~here is no wind; it doesn't snow. ,0. queer place, this, the land of sun! It rains a song, But not-for long, ~md folks frisk 'round and have great fun. Back East, it's true, at Christmas time There must he snow. The wind must blow, '1~o make the day right merry and fine. 13ack there, Santa's reindeers have won great fame. N% sleigh bell~ here To bring good cheer, llut it's Christmas, they tell me, just the same. DO YOU KNOW THAT Aerial ambulances have been found safe and humane for wounded in peace and war as they do away with the swaying and bumping of the ground ambulances. Due to the practice of tagging cod, halibut, and pollock off the New Eng- land coast, nmch information has been gained about the migration and growth of these fish. More than 300,000 miles of spirit level lines have been run in the United States to discover the exact elevation of ground above sea level. A scholarship fund has been set aside by the Rockefeller Foundation for work in mental hygiene. More than sixteen million pounds of fresh fish were caught by Atnerican fishing vessels during October, 1924. Seems to me there's somethin' like it In the way life deals with men: Prospects always seem the darkest Just before things boom again. And I'm thinkin' that the worries An' hard-knocks he gets before. Help a fellow prize his blessings .Madood An interesting incident at the Srtand Theatre one evening last week was the showing of several moving pictttres of Island scenes taken by Malcolm Ren- ton. Among them was the laying of the corner stone of the new High School, hydraulicing in Connection with the building of the water reservoir, etc. Catalina will give you the rest of your life. Come to Catalina. The Catalina Islander will welcome correspondence on problems of a psy- chological nature. SEND THE ISLANDER TO SOME FRIEND WHO KNOWS CATALINA HAS YOUR SUBSCRIPTION EXPIRED? YOU NEED THE ISLANDER Spend Your Money with your home mer- chants. They helt) pay the taxes, kec1) up the scbo()ls, build roads,and make this a c()mmunity worth while. You will find the advertising of the best ones in this paper. Interesting Novel Hostess--I hope you found that nov- el interesting, Mr. Paterson ? Mr. Paterson--Well, I must confess. it wasn't quite so interesting as the letter some one left in it as a book mark. are descendants of those left there by nlan. The Fisherman is the converted three-masted schooner Marshall Foch, built at Ward Brook, Cumberland County, in 1919, by Smith Canning, and designed by George A. Gardner, of Brooklyn, Queen's County, She was purchased a few months ago by Zane Grey, from the firm of W. C. Smith & Co. In less than two months she has been modeled by Smith and Rhuland, Lunenburg, well known ship builders. Her port of registry is now Los Angeles, California. Mr. Grey is the sole owner, and has financed the enterprise himself. The expedition is one of research work. A moving pict- ure outfit, with dark rooms, and de- velol)ment department, is a prominent part of the outfit, with the idea of putting fish and marine animals on the screen, corresponding with the great African hunt parties. AVALON CHURCH SERVICES Catholic--St. Catherine's Sunday Masses, 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday evening devotions, 7:30 p.m. Weekday mass, 7:30 a.m. Christian Science Society Services at 222 Metropole avenue--Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday evening service at 8 o'clock. Community--Congregational Sunday services--Church School at 9:30 a. m.; Worship and Sermon, 10:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Mid-week service Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. Everyone cordially invited to all the services. AVALON PUBLIC LIBRARY Avalon Branch of the Los Angeles County Public Library, 201 Metropole avenue, open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday afternoons from 2 to 5; also Wednesday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 9 o'clock. Visitors are always welcome. Economy " The dying man shook his head tear- fully and maintained, "I won't take it; no, Ikey, it tastes awful." "But, mine dear fren," groaned Ikey, "You can't die and leave all those ex- pensive medicines wastcd."--Bison. Subscribe now--S2.00 per year. -% FOR ROUGH, CHAPPED HANDS Hinds' Honey and Almond Cream Thursday Evening, January 1, 1925 Rudolph Valentino in Rex Beach'S "A SAINTED DEVIL" Love scenes a plenty, but lightning ac" tion and real thrills besides. ,, Also Spat Comedy _..,, SUFFERING SHAKESPEARJ~ Friday Evening, January 2, 1925 Leatrice Joy in "CHANGING HUSBANDS" A merry mix-up of wives and httS" bands that gets funnier and friskier with every foot. No serious matri" monial problems. Just a lot of good fun. Also Tuxedo Comedy "NEVER AGAIN" Saturday Evening, January 3, 1925 Live, Love and Laugh--with Douglas MacLean in "NEVER SAY DIE" The greatest comedy-howl ever at" tempted in a film. Also Sennett Comedy "NIP AND TUCK" ~ January Sunday Evening, 4, D".[ Geo. O'Brien and Dorothy MackaillWt~l "THE PAINTED LADY" The taint of paint is washed aWaY front "The Painted Lady" by a cleafl man's mighty love. Also Eddie Lyons' Comedy "HEI~ OTHER HUSBAND" And INTERNATIONAL NEWS Monday Evening, January 5, 1925 BeBe Daniels and Richard Dix itt "SINNERS IN HEAVEN" lnal$ J Amazing adventures of a arl~ woman tnarooned on a desert islartl" Also Our Gang Comedy "BIG BUSINESS" Tuesday Evening,andaclJanuarVts 6, 1925 Elaine Hammerstein tinguish" ed cast in "DARING LOVE" From the novel--Driftwood--A stirrittg drama of regeneration--of the saY" ing grace which came into the lives of two bits of driftwood--found ther0 in the depths and brought them to the pinnacle. Also "HERE HE COMES" And INTERNATIONAL NEWS Wednesday Evening, January 7, 1925 in Agnes Ayres and Antonio Moreno ,, # STORY WITHOUT A NAMI A radio-melodrama with everythilag except a name. Romance, mysterY, adventure, and thrill upon thrill. Also Sunshine Comedy "RADIO RIOT" ADMISSION PRICES--25c and 35" Children under 12, in First Section, 1~c" AVALON DRU0 C0. Matinee--25c. Children 10e. 405 Crescent Avenue f " ) [ Catalina Hospita II T UalalinalslandL0dge, L&LM. |Completely equipped for Medical, [ ] Surgical and Obstetrical Service..] :No. 824- . ,~/~ Meetsevery Friday Night of each month | X-Ray and Diagnostic LahoratorieS ] .,_//'-~_'~_ at 7:30 in Foresters Hall. Visiting] Graduate Registered Nurses .,,1 "~)~hrethren ate welcome. ( 207 Su.~,.. AVE. "rEt.~m4ON*' V ~ A. L. LAURANCE, *~IASTE]R. ~. M. tt1~lCWOOD, Slgcmg'rAl~r Watch the world come to Catalina"