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March. 1914-2004 Researched by Chuck Liddell, Compiled by Catalina Islander staff The following information was culled from Catalina Islander archives" in the Catalina Island Museum: 10 Years Ago Joseph Bartley Roach (October 24, 1925-March 1, 2004). "Safe Communities Week." Richard Gayle Hames (October 10, 1929-March 8, 2004). Sam Hernandez died in March, 2004. John Wallace Graham (May 23, 1917-February 15, 2004). 18th Annual High School "No Class Reunion." Avalon High School's first "Soft- ball Tournament." 25 Years Ago Kayle Miller celebrated her 3rd birthday. What some of the students in Kar- en McKay's first grade class "like." Jennifer LaVelle-"Pretty Things." Kelly Moore-"Cute Things." Benjamin Eroen-"Big Things." Karla Parsons-"Soft Things." Shawn Johnson-"Fast Things." Mitch Marincovich-"Big Things." Dustin Cookman-"Long Things." Carlos Montano-"Big Things." Dave LaFata had his second "hole- in-one." Drug bust at 315 Whittley. "Easter Sunrise Service," Mt. Ada. "Two Harbor School Spring Fes- tival." Joshua James Patton (October 23, 1983-March 16, 1989). Don Liebman got his first "hole- in-one." Julian A. Ponce (June 23, 1906- March 15, 1989). John Leonhardi received a reso- lution from the City Council for his contribution to the community by Ann Marshall, Director, 'Avalon Community Services." "Edison" continued cloud seed- ing. Gary Bloodworth got his first "hole-in-one." Merel Kirk celebrated her 89th birthday. "Avalon Awareness Council," Jeanne Hill, president. "Avalon Community Improvement Agency." "Avalon Community Theatre," Tremont Hall, Richard X. Slattery, director. "Avalon Men's Softball," Bill Bambino, weekly column in "Islander." 50 Years Ago Average Temperature, High, 57 degrees; Low, 45 degrees. Rain, so far this year, 7.25 inches. 18 motorcyclists made a tour of the island. Paul Reed won the "Lion's Club" school speech contest: "Moral Integrity-Imperative for Sur- vival." He will now go on to Annual "Lion's A Poppin" raised $500. for the "Avalon School Athletic Program," in the school auditorium. $1/dona- tion. Jim and Gloria Hayes celebrated : their 10thAnni ersary. Jose Santos, born February 26, 1964, to Samuel and Vicky Hernandez Jr. "Arno's Catalina Car6," expanded to take in half of the formerly used building of "Fresco's Curio Store," 311 Crescent. "Avalon Beautiful" celebrated its 5th Anniversary. When you become a member, you get a rare "Catalina Cherry" tree, raised by Doug Propst. 75 Years Ago "St. Patrick's Card And Dance Party," St. Catherine Hotel, Descanso Beach. Mrs. Mary Dunlap (1861-Febru- ary, 1939). Rain fall to date for the season, 8.95 inches. Last year at the time, 15.78 inches. Celebrities Charlie McCarthy and Edgar Bergen had fun play- ing around with the "Chicago Cubs," who left in March. Avalon "Lone" Hawley celebrated her second birthday. Mrs. C. Taylor is moving to Los Angeles. Luis Martin (1917-March 27, 1939). There was a beard-growing contest in Avalon to see who could grow the longest beard in two weeks. Students are selling subscrip- tions to the "Islander" for $1 which then gives the school 35 cents. "Steamer Pier," location Of pres- ent "Bluewater Avalon;' 306 Crescent. "Tailored Lady," 421 Crescent. "Ukie" man, Frank J. Reynold, gave up his shop in the "El Encanto," Crescent and Whit- tley. "Walt's Place," ice cream, E. en- trance to "Steamer Pier." "Women's Bowling League." Mrs. Bent, Sumner. 100 Years Ago "Christian Science Society," ser- vices in "Eagle's Hall," third story of the "Stamford Hotel," 215 Metropole, location of present "Catalina Island Inn." Clay Pigeon Shooting, "Jail Can- yon," Sumner and Tremont. "Cornell #2," passenger boat, Locker #1, Pleasure Pier, took trips to the Isthmus. "Dragon," fishing launch, Capt. John Kassar. "Dry Goods Store," Crescent and Sumner. "Eagle's Hall," third story of the "Stamford Hotel," 215 Metropole, location of present "Catalina Island Inn." E W. Elder, insurance, "Dry Goods Store," Crescent and Sumner. "Ethel," fishing launch, Capt. Sam Goulding. Alvin J. Gerlack, attorney, had a branch office in the "Grand View Hotel," the location of the present "El Encanto," Crescent and Marilla. "Grand View Hotel" Crescent/ Marilla, location of present "El Encanto." "H, D. MacRae, Co." and "The Big Curio Store," 110 Sum- ner, present location of "Leg's Drug Store." To contact ,Chuck Liddell, e- mail him at chuckliddell.cata- lina @gmail. com. the regionals. ~1 [n li Larry Ruegseger married Isabel tai Cl'S Hernandez, February 22, Admission proceeds , i 1964, St. Catherine Church,dire Fr. John Welmhoefer. R Robin Staff celebrated her 7th program for Avalon students. AliAshore, birthday. Pnt llna Island Real Estate DR[ Lken~ # O1394874 ~'1~ Mard121,2014 345 taliH Ave 0uplex on "15o fiats", 1,041 SF +/-, IgO, 1BA unit w/upper level 1BD,1BA Apt. and balcony. 2 blocks to beach S499,995 339 Melropole Ave Ocean & hillside view Avalon homo. 2BD, 1 BA, 892 SF /- New Iisti offered at $499,000 338 Smmmr Me- Upgraded, remodeled 3BD, 2.5 BA, 1204 SF+/- home. View balcony, veml rental permit, long rental tory. Price reducedl $659,000 337 Sumner Avenue Triplex on a large io! (2600 SF +/4 Vocation rental permit in front vril5 repeal gue'~, and two lllD yonr-round in back, plus yocd. Sold "qs-is'. Huge potential ~er ~ulure developmenf. $875,OO0 11 Crestewt kveNe 4BR, 4BA 1,850 SF +/- home. Seaside 5anaunry w/spectacular ocean viewsl Separate guest quarters, patio, view deck. Offered of $2,395,000 1 ! 9 Olive Street- Incredible view! Home in 1921. 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