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Friday, June 9, 2006 11m CATALINA ISLANDER Page 3 [ By Chuck Uddell Anniversary at "Scari's" Relief map, donated by the The following has been culled SCI Co to the Museum. Miss from Catalina Islander archives Ruth Eaton, curator. at the Catalina Island Museum. Hal and Marguerite Downer, opened up the "Catalina Visitors Frenchie Small opened up Country Club," for the season. the stables, after a $50,000 renova- Dinner served. New bar and cock- tion. 500 guests showed up at the tail lounge. big cowboy program. Reyn's Winner of "Miss Catalina" Mens Wear will now be selling beauty pageant, sponsored by Western Wear at their new store at KBIG, was Shirlee Garner Witty, the stables. Wilmington, CA. Rudolph Piltch was released Dr. Jok K. Gilkerson, Jr from service from Heilbroon, Ger- chiropractor, 228 Descanso. many, and will work for A1 Bom- Television and radio service, bard, on the "Miss Catalina," Arcade, ArtKay. before retur'ning to school in the Mike Reyes, "hardwater fall. chemist" at Ted Enoch's "Waikiki Sherman McLeish and Guy Club" won top honors at the "Bar- Edwards purchased the "Treetender's Golf Tournament". Sec- House Inn" on Clarissa and ond place was Hickey Rohlik, also changed it's name to "Sherman of the "Waikiki?' Rolly Mayfield, Manor." of the "Attic" came in third. "Compressed Air - Labora- Dr. Stanley W. Gamel, tory Tested For Diving - On Sale optometrist, 307 1/2 Sumner. Tree At Davey Jones Diving Barge, lighting started on Crescent Ave. Operated By Ex-Navy Diver, "The Isle of Golden Lights" Harold Warner. 70 Cu. Ft. Tank, (Catalina) has an "Aisle of Golden 10 Fills, $10" Lights" (Crescent Avenue). "Music You Like Just Third Annual "Catalina Enough News - Correct Time.Players," at the E1 Encanto Patio KBIG, The Catalina Station, 740 Playhouse, started performing late On YourDial." 19th Century shows throughout Round trip on the "S. S. the summer. Catalina," $6.52. Three minute call, from Mr. and Mrs. W. E Olsen, Avalon to San Francisco, after 6 celebrated their 40th Wedding p.m and all day Sunday, $1.10. ) We're located at 101 Madlla In The B Encute MadudldaCe (310) 610-141'4 CATALINA MOORING COIL Get rid of handling the usual messy sand line that connects the bow and stern hawsers. The Catalina Mooting Coil lets you and the boat stay clean. It has to be amehed to a line dmt i~ cilled a tether. Prepare beforehand by temporarily tying the Coil at the bow and running the tether aft to the cockpit. Grab the pick-up pole and first cleat the bow hawser. slip the Coil over the sand line and let go. The COIL captures and slides along the sand line, whereby the crew, or solo skipper, can easily retrieve the stem hawser by hauling or winching in the tether. At the same lime, the Coil will give you better control of the boat in crosswinds that may push the stem awa3~ The sturdy stainless steel Coil itself is $$$.85 plus tax and ship- ping./ulditiomdly, various length tethers, professionally spliced on, are available at additional cost or you can provide your own. The Catalina Mooring Coil is made by Vacht Rig- ging . socia/es For information & orders, please call 310-823-2627 gg At the last city council meeting on May 16, Avalon Station Volun- teer Greg Smith was honored for his recognition as the "Volunteer of the Year." He was also recog- nized for earning more thah 1,000 hours of community service last year. Mayor Robert Kennedy pre- sented Smith with a resolution cit- ing his achievements. Earlier this month, Sheriff Leroy Baca honored Smith and other volunteers from around the county for their outstanding achievements. Lieutenant Hunter commented, "If it weren't for the unselfish contributions of our vol- unteers, we could not begin to do the job we do:' Lt Hunter said there is a par- ficular need for uniformed volun- teers, like Smith, to help supple- ment sworn officers on patrol. Smith is a familiar sight down- town on cnfise ship days, smartly Left to Right: Sherriff Leroy Baca, Greg Smith, Lt. Hunter & Dep. Burr Lyon. attired in his blue and white uni- law enforcement. Anyone interest- form. Smith provides an invaluable, ed in inquiring about the program is service to residents and visitors invited to contact Deputy Burt alike by giving timely information Lyon, the station's crime prevention and acting as the "eyes and ears" of coordinator, at (310) 510-0174. based on cost of living, the getting away with murder," requested 28 percent itacrease in Kennedy said. "If only 10 percent Continued from page 1 fees from Seagull Sanitation and of customers have been guilty of United Water's final opportunity to this violation for two years, 20 per- full well that they are not allowed ameliorate breaches of contract cent is accounted for and Seagull to own their own transportation with the city. really is only asking for an 8 per- and will have to use public trans- Mayor Kennedy expressed cent raise and we need to enforce portation? What millionaire waits concern over the collection of fees laws prohibiting illegal dumping. I for the bus?" related to the Seagull increase. He brought this up two years ago and Sullivan next presented a said that he suspects many servic- it has been costing us the whole budget report to the council. Many es are being provided for "free" time. Enough is enough:' issues regarding income, spend- through violations such as illegal The budget was returned to rag, appropriation and book.keep- dumping, staff for adjustments, and the sec- hag were discussed. "A substantial portion of ond reading and review will occur Three major points of focus Seagull's 28 percent is coming at the next council meeting on turned out to be a fee increase from folks dumping illegally and June 20. " From Casual to You're Welcome/ 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UBL $32.00 with Champagne ($16.95 children under 12) RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED, CALL: (310) 510-7404.