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January 1939-2004 Researched by Chuck Liddell, Compiled by Catalina Islander staff 10 Years Ago "Helping Hand Program" raised $2000 for the Hospital. Sailing ship, "Lady Washington." 100 feet long, better known as "Inceptor" ifi "Pirates Of The Caribbean," visited Two Harbors. Rose Ellen Gardner retired after 29 years wi~h the "Conservancy." They started "The Rose Ellen Gardner Avalon Student In- ternship Fund." "Pimu." a wounded bald eagle, is now in an enclosure at Middle Ranch. Casino Theatre had the same mov-ie all week, 7 p.m. Annual "50 Mile Challenge." spon- sored by "Lion's Club." had 129 runners, with the winning time of 7 hrs., 4 minutes, 53 seconds. They raised $12;000 for the community needs. Peter Velasco died January, 2004. Joyce Miller received her 25 year volunteer commendation from the Hospital. percent; 1986, 559,096, -6.38 percent; 1987, 640,010, +14.46 percent; 1988, 780,154, +21.89 percent. Benjamin Eroen celebrated his 7th birthday. "Peter Nydrle Productions" is filming a rhythm and blues music video, "Joy And Pain," for "Ocean Records". 50 Years Ago Clothes drive for the needy at the Catholic Church produced 2,830 pounds. John Mock married Anita Frieze, December 20, 1963, Commu- nity Church. New salt water wells, going down approximately 50 feet, are be- ing dug. They are expected to produce 2,000 gallons and minute. 30 MPH North Easterly winds hit Avalon. The "Pereira Master Plan'~ Was ac- cepted by the City Council. The first and last annual "Catalina Channel Balloon Race," put 25 Years Ago on by~ ?California Balloon Richard W. Smith (June 6, 1950, .... :Cla~;~::~ne balloofiiStS par- December 24, 1988). - ticipated. "Edison" has conducted interme- The date was changed from Janu- diate cloud seeding since De- ary 11 to the 18, due to high cember 15, 1988. winds. CBS covered the race New Elgin "Trailwind" street supposed to go from Avalon sweeper was purchased for to Newport Beach and San $54,000. The last one brokeClemente. down 3 months ago. Two never left Catalina, Don Pic- 8th Annual Hospital "Avalon Ben- card crashed on one of Ava- efit Run," 50 miles, 81 partici- Ion's cliffs, four went down pants, record time was 6 hrs, in the ocean, and one grand- 51 minutes. ~ mother was killed, when her Visitor counts from cruise ships balloon went straight up, she and cross channel boats: t980, lost consciousness and then 661,536; 1981, 769,920, +I6.38 crashed. percent; 1982, 633,512, -17.72 She drowned. Only one made it to percent; 1983, 526,345, -16.92 the mainland. percent; 1984, 508,823, -3.33 Abbott, ace, Jr. and "Avalon In- percent; i985, 597,178, +17.36 surance," insurance, Post Of- rice Arcade. "Arcade Beauty Shop," 119 Sum- ner. "Attractive Painting And Decorat- ing," Everett Stockinger. 75 Years Ago Avalon Police Report for 1938: Drunkenness, 116; Disturbing The Peace, 97; Vagrancy, 19; Theft, 14; Defrauding Inn- Restaurant, 10; Burglary, 8; Assault, 8; Fireworks Ordi- nance, 5; Malicious Mischief, 5; Lewd Conduct, 5; Drink- ing On Streets, 3; Traffic, 2; Held For Other Departments, 4; Held For Investigation, Re- leased, 3. "Acme Cafe," 306 Crescent. "Avaconlay Club," singles' social club. "S. S. Avalon," cross channel steam ship. "Avalon Beauty Shop," 101-09 Sumner. "Avalon Fountain Lunch," new, 315 Crescent, originally "Dif- fin's," Lester R. Brown. "Avalon Laundry," S. C. I., Co., 115 Catalina, Sherman Smith. "Best Market," 215 Metropole. "Bird Park," Avalon Canyon. "Boos Brothers," 106 Metropole. "Bulls-Eye, The," by 10-X, weekly "Islander" column about the "Pistol and Rifle Club." "Brooks Pharmacy," Post Office Arcade. "Caddy Shack," Avalon Canyon, across from "Pitch and Putt." "Can You Recall Yesterdays?," 10 and 20 years ago, weekly "Is- lander" column. "Carl W. Carson" plumbing, 117 Whittley. "Catalina Boys' School," Toyon. To contact Chuck Liddell, e-mail him at Liddell@Catalinas.net. Paul Braslow, raised on Catalina Island, grew up with a great love of beauty and a deep sense of duty and integrity. After serving our country as an Army pilot during the Korean War, he turned his attention to law and became a respected attorney and a judge known for his fairness. He enjoyed great success and respect in his profession. But Paul walked away from practicing law to follow his dream: to become an artist. His expectation was to express emotion and beauty as he envi- sions them. In addition to this expression, Braslow was an uncompromising perfectionist in the execution of his concepts and in the production or each indi- vidual sculpture. A quotation from his website describes his artistic philosophy: "Braslow's sculptures show life as he would like it to be... graceful, elegant and hopeful. They inevi- tably recall the work of Brancusi in their grace, and the work of Giacometti in their intensity. After the first impressions, one reads the sculptures for their strength of balance, and only then the sense of motion becomes apparent and remains the lasting impression..." Paul's sculptures include ideal- ized representations of Creation, Hope and Communication. His sculptures of women range from an innocent novitiate to sophisticated fashion models to the fertility goddess Astarte whose curves merge endlessly into each other. Braslow has served us as a soldier, a public servant and, espe- cially, by sharing his visions of perfection through his art. McCampbell appointed yacht club foundation chair The Catalina Island Yacht Club named Jim McCampbell to chair the clubs' charitible foundation. He replac- es Lowell Dreyfus who had served in the chairman capacity since 2009. Dreyfus will remain as Jim an active mem- McGampbell ber of the foun- dation board. The announcement was made at the CIYC board of directors meet- ing on Dec. 4. McCampbell, a club member since 1991, has held a number of club positions including finance committee, house committee, sec- retary, officer positions And as commodore in 2008. He currently maintains a residence in Avalon. The foundation, a 501c(3) corpora- tion, donates collected revenues for disbursal to various Avalon charities and civic organizations. The foundation board consists of Lowell Dreyfus, M.L Buck, Randy Weaver, John Dougherty, and Tom Thacker. DR[ Ucense#O1394874 363-A Sumner Ave- 2 lID, 2 BA, Seller motivated, Sold beautifully furnished phn golf carl. Price reduced to $499,000 337 Sunmer Ave.- Triplex on a large Int (2600SQFT +/-). 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