Annals of the Sunset Club of Los Angeles Volume 2

Annals of the Sunset Club of Los Angeles Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...on hand at meetings to place the animals and gavel box in position and to take care of them later. Our custom of meeting the last Friday evening in the month has rarely been deviated from in all these years, and with very few notable exceptions the Club has refrained from entertaining guests. Truly, it has been shown that the Club is resourceful. Al Levy gives personal attention to arranging the commissary for our outings, and spends several days away from his own business, for all of which he makes no charge. The custom of having cocktails before our dinners originated years ago. Those who attended will remember when we used to meet in a long, narrow room, created by opening doors of several smaller rooms in the upstairs part of Jerry Illich's old place on North Main Street. It was a dreary night and arrivals slow when it was proposed that four or five gathered have an appetizer. The order was given, but by the time it arrived others were present, and an additional order was given. This was repeated three or four times and the total reached some twenty cocktails. There was great merriment at the situation, and much friendly banter, which finally found its adjustment in the drinks being charged up to the meeting. Later, the after-dinner cigars, and sometimes cordials, were added to the dinner offering. The Sunset Club, consistent with its real family spirit, has sought to avoid publicity as to its affairs, and the privacy of opinion expressed at its meetings has never been seriously violated. "Once a Sunsetter always a Sunsetter" has been a carefully observed Club slogan as regards those whose duties called them from Los Angeles, and many happy reunions have grown out of this recognition. The Club Dinners By Harry Ellington Brook...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236556410
  • 9781236556417