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February 8, 2013

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76 Years Ago, February. 1937. Researched by Chuck Liddell//Compiled by Catalina Islander staff News Population of Avalon, approxi- mately 3,000. Temperature Average: High, 59 degrees; Low, 44 degrees. Rainfall for season, 13.24 inch- es. Both reservoirs are full with 140,000,000 gallons of water. An- other 4 inches more of rain would cause major slides. The union strikes in San Pedro greatly affected Catalina. On Feb. 18, the new social hall in the Community Church was dedicated. New carpet and organ for the church was also installed. David M. Renton gave the new Hammond organ to the church and dedicated it in memory of his wife, Elizabeth B. Renton. "Put it on the cuff" was an ex- pression for "giving credit." Entertainment A sailing race around the Is- land, 67 miles in length, starting in San Pedro. Finishing record, 11 hrs 54 minutes. Only 1 out of 6 boats finished due to gale force storm. Kids were diving for coins in the winter. "Stables," Avalon Canyon, across from school. "Sugarloaf," school newspaper, weekly column in "Islander." "Avalon Varieties," Milton L. Coffin, new weekly column, "Is- lander." Jack Harrington, new editor, "Sugarloaf." Horses for ren,Isthmus. Announcements: Thaddeus E. Towle died Feb. 3, 1937. Margaret Ellington celebrated her 12th birthday. Donald K. Aupperle, church choir director and school mr/sic teacher left. Miss Janet Fry, new school music teacher. Business G. Hansen, BoyScout Master. Orla C. Hoover, new President, "Catalina Business Men's Asso- ciation" Mrs. MacRae, Librarian. J. B. Ogden, Postmaster. Rev. John B. Toomay, Pastor, Community Church. "Rotary" received its charter on Feb. 20, 1937: "Arcade Barber Shop," Atwater Arcade, 119 Sumner. "Boy Scout Hut," across from "Pitch and Putt;' Avalon Canyon. "S. S, Catalina." "Catalina Business Men's As- sociation." "Club Catalina," 126 Sumner. "Fresco's Gift and Novelty Store," 311 Crescent. "Glenn's Food Market." "Hoover's Market and Bakery,'" : 118-22 Catalina. "John's Island Cafe," 419 Cres- cent. "Mary Williams Club" spon- sored 40 "Camp Fire Girls." "Safeway Grocery Store," At- water Arcade, free home delivery for orders of $2 or more. Ernest Windle, Notary Public. "Women's Athletic Associa- tion." Conservancy board -- confident in Ann Muscat :f The Catalina Island Conservancy and its 'Board-of Directors take very seriously the important role we play to pro~ect and conserve the Island's natural ecosystem, while promoting co- nomic vitality, sustainability :and untruths written on Dec. 21, I must speak my mind. How can you--the community, the City Council, the Chamber of Commerce--continue to support President and CEO Ann Muscat after she barely won the confi- dence vote of her board? (An 8-7 vote is NOT resounding). Certain facts also lead to the Real Estate "Crescent Villas," East end of Crescent. A. C. Brode, 117 Maiden Lane. John M. and Ida Dickenson, "Wee House," Marilla. Mrs. Harry Green, Sumner. John and Edith L. McKay, 310 E. Whittley. Mrs. Everett Milns, 120 Hill. Mrs. Nellie M. Noble, 320 Sumner. Louise Stamford, 127-A Metropole. Alice Walsh, 346-1/2 Clarissa. Percy and Ida M. West, 114 Maiden Lane. SENIOR OF THE WEEK Isaac Felix Class of 1987 AKA: Ike, Eyes, Cuz, Chump, Blood UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: Ready to get down anytime, anyplace, anywhere. YOU CAN ALWAYS FIND ME: Ben Weston, playing any kind of sport, partying with my friends or just 3 kicking it at home. LIFE STORY: Always pulling it off at the last minute[ Classic Movie vote ends today quality of life for the Island -om- munity. . same conclusion: are: As a Board, we re nize ;theAs I understand it, Muscat's "An Affair to Remember" - : <* "Breakfast at Tiffany's" challenges--both internally :and entire executive team has resigned externally--that come with groqcth citing her lack of responsible lead- and bold plans. ' ership. We have complete cpnfidence The chairman of the board and in Ann Muscat's lead~ship;-~d three other board members have the Conservancy's imrn sel al- also resigned citing thesame rea'- ented team. son. Together with the Island cam- Tens of millions of dollars have munity we look forward to con- been removed from legacy dona- tinuing our mission and vision tions. started some 40 years ago to bal- And many community mem- ance conservation, education, and bers, yachtsmen and others have recreation in an exemplary fash- determined to lessen their finan- ion. cial support. John Cotton They maintain their basic Chairman, Board of Conservancy membership only Directors because they, like myself, truly Catalina Island Conservancy believe in the organization which must protect this island jewel in perpetuity. Conservancy member not I believe deep and further inves- confident in Muscat tigation is warranted, and should After reading the Catalina be initiated immediately before it Islander article of Dec. 21, 2012 is too late. and the Dec. 28 Islander letter Ted Waterhouse to the editor which refuted the San Lnis Ohispo This month's classic movie theme is Valentine's Day. This month's classic nominees "Dirty Dancing" "Out of Africa" "Roman Holiday" "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" The deadline for voting is today, Friday, Feb. 8. Voting takes place in the Avalon Theatre, in the Activities Office in the Island Plaza. Also look for the classic movie on Facebook. The winning movie is sched- uled to be shown on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Did you know that "An Affair to Remember" had a huge influ- ence on "Sleepless in Seattle"? Come on out and vote for yOur romantic favorite. For March, the Santa'Island Company is considering letting you vote for your favorite classic movie. 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