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July 1914-2004 Researched by Chuck Liddell, Compiled by Catalina Islander staff 10 Years Ago "Chi Chi Club," 207-111 Sumner, $475,000. "Cubs On Catalina, The." new book, Jim Vitti, named by "The Sporting News" as the best sports book of the year. "DiMiele's Island," Catalina crafts, 118 Metropole, Metro- pole Market Place. "Dolphin Emporium," 205 Cres- cent, Metropole Market Place. "Gaudet Insurance Agency," 346 Sumner, serving Avalon for over 30 years. "Hollywood's Magical Island- Catalina," new movie, "Blue Water Entertainment," Grog Reitman, accepted at a num- ber of film festivals. "House Of Wood," 517-19 Cres- cent. "Kona Ken's," coffee shop, El En- canto Courtyard, Crescent/ Marilla. "Land And Sea Tours," new, Mu- seum/Conservancy. "Live Jazz On The Patio," Catalina Country Club, 1 Country Club Road, every Thursday night. "Pancake Cottage," 118-20 Cata- lina. "Shamrock II," boat, new, 57', 49 passengers, full bar and live music. "Tee's And Things," 103-09 Sum- ner. "Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel," Chimes Tower Road. Hamilton Cove: 111-54, $1,029,950; 13-37, $895,000; 214 Beacon, $795,000; 2 Fair- way Terrace, $899,000. Delores Kuzmaric, 360 Clemente, A-12. William Verner, 16 Pebbly Beach Road. Carl Dunlop, Isthmus Harbor Pa- trolman. Steve Hoefs, Avalon Fire Chief. 50 Years Ago Edward M. Loftus, 325 Clarissa. Mr. and Mrs. Milo Marchetti, new, 133 E. Avalon Terrace. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. McGlon, Des- canso. Mrs. A. P. Nelson, 121 Clarissa. Mrs. Frank Otto, 324 Catalina. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Phelps, new, 326 Sumner. James J. Roberts, resident, "Avalon Inn" 309 Beacon. Minnie Reyes/Carmenita White, Whitley. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Rosin, 328 E. Whittley. Andrew W. and Florence Swanfelt, 330 Sumner. Cam Tate, Pebbly Beach. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Taylor, Whit- tley. Tay and Jill Taylor, Two Harbors. Carmenita White/Minnie Reyes, Whittley. Margaret MacRae Wiberg, 409 Clarissa. Tommy Wilkinson, 147 Marilla. Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Wirth, 230 Descanso, "Kennelwirth " Dave Fletcher, Hospital Board Of Directors. Jim Hayes, new, President, "Ro- tary " Ernie Martin, Manager, Two Har- bors Bar. Frank McElroy, local primitive Mexican painter. Eric Moore, City Councilman. Merwin Osborne, City Finance Officer, resigned. Had held post since 1962 when it was mandated. Malcolm Renton, Hospital Board Of Directors. John Sonneborn, District Manag- er, "Pacific Telephone " Anabelle Swan, new, Deputy City Clerk. Lloyd Weverka, new, Chairman, "Planning Commission " 25 Years Ago 75 Years Ago "Fred And Sally's" grocery store, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Mead, 125 112 Clarissa. Clarissa. "Gemilere's Marine Service," 35 George and Matilda J. Murdock, Pebbly Beach. 232Catalina. "Hunt And Associates Realtors," Paul B and Esther Shonafelt Fam- 223 Metropole. ily, 316 Sumner. "Joe's Place," 501 Crescent. Ernest and Jane Lucille Soak, 336 "Las Casitas," hotel, 410 Avalon Sumner. Canyon, tennis courts. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Swanfelt, "Mexican Patio Reataurant And 316 Sumner. Cantina," "Solomon's Land- Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Van Norden, ing," Crescent/Marilla. 345 Sumner. "Pelican Cove Dell," 103 Pebbly Professor Dowden, swimming in- Beach Road. structor. "P. L. A. Y," Bird Park, Avalon Dr. E E. Estes, health officer. Canyon, 15 graduates. Get Hanson, Scout Master, "Boy "Shining Example," Frank Loud- Scouts." in's souvenir plate, showing Phil Heinz, President, "Catalina Fire Department and City Racquet Club." Hall. William W. Lovett, Jr President, Jack and Corinne Hardcastle, Sun- "Tuna Club." ny Lane. Mrs. Harry Warren, stewardess, Cam and Myrtle Tate, 340 Metro- "Cabrillo." pole. First marlin of the season was Lt. Thomas A. Gahry, new, Cam- " caught by Carl W. Carson, mander, "Sheriff Station," re- July 16, which weighed 198 placed Lt. Dale Goss. pounds. "New York Hard- Michael Jenkins, City Attorney. ware Store Of Los Angeles" Sherry Kedis, outgoing President, gave $150 for the one who PTA. guessed most closely when Ian Tomlinson, Manager, 'Ban- the first marlin of the season ning House Lodge " was going to be caught. There Verne Todd, new, President, "Li- were more 7000 guesses on's Club " across the U. S. The second one was caught soon after. First broadbill swordfish was caught by Robert Staats and weighed 481 pounds. 100 Years Ago Surfing champ, Duke Kah- anamoku surfed behind the "Pope-Hartly" at 28 MPH. World Champion boxer, Jim Jef- feries, was visiting Catalina. "Bagger's Fruit And Produce,"Crescent, next to "H. R. MacRae, Co "H. Bagger, owner, Mr. A. J. Ben- nett, Manager. "Burnham's Ice Cream Parlor" had a piano installed. Frank E. Burnham. "Christopher's Quality Ice Cream And Candy,'"'Nothing But The Best,"315 . Crescent/ Sumner, (present location of "Lloyd's"), agent for "Puritas Water." "Columbia,"cross channel steam- er, sold. "Comfort,"fishing launch. Mr. Cox had new boat built by "Mathewson,"was not named yet. "Crown City Laundry,'"'Glenmore Hotel,"120 Sumner side, O. Hoover. "Dance Hall"new, Pebbly Beach, moved from "Button Shell Beach." "Golf Tournament,"new, Golf Links. "H. D. MacRae, Co "ll0 Sumner/ Crescent (location of Leg's Drug Store) formerly for cu- rios, had new ping pang tables installed. "Information Bureau,'"'Lost And Found." "Miller And Donaldson"/"Island Cash Grocery,"E. corner, Crescent/Sumner, E. next to "Alligator Store." "Ning Po Caf6,'"'Lovers' Cove,'"'Meteor Boat Company,"Knowles and Lockard, Chinese food. Spanish dinner with 12 hours notice. Dancing nightly. Free ferry from "Pleasure Pier." "Pope-Hartford I,"speed boat, sold. "Chinese Ping Pong,"two, on beach, in front of Sumner Ave. Complaints that Avalon was becoming a "Pike and Midway." "Cornell #2,"Capt. George Car- nell, made trips to Isthmus for a B. B. Q newly installed searchlights for flying fish trip. "Sea Scouts,"new boat, W. W. Jump, built by "Mathewson." "St. John Episcopal Church,'"'The Little Chapel By The Sea,"head of Crescent, had a new electric cross, Rev. Harry Wilson. Professor L. R. Choquette, swim- ming instructor, "Bath House." Capt. Jack Williams, added the use of three roman candles and smoked a cigar as part of his swimming exhibition. To contact Chuck Liddell, e- mail him at chuckliddell.cata- lina DRE tk~r~e # 01394874 124 Hlow dm Avamo Td x 1,919, SF /-, let size 2,058 SF+/-, a studio apartment, a IBR/1.SBA unit, aad a 2BR/I BA unit. Ottwd at $639,000 206 L Wldttley Avmm Unique 5 unit complex. Ino'nddde oteon view 6,910 5F let. (kse tu town. New offered at $2,999,000 339 MetropeJe Aveeee Otonn & hlllddo view A lon home. 2BO, l CA, 892 5F +/- Nw d%rnd m $399,0OO 337 Smlm Avenue Triplex on a laroo let (2600 SF +/-) Vacation rental permit in hunt with zoponl gm ts, end two IgD yonr-round rentals in back, plus ~rd, Sold "m-is', Huge patoatiol for future development. $875,000 1 ! C er e t Avmme 4DR, 4BA seaside home !,850 5F +/- Surreal harbor views, oconn-fmlt deck, ]'dnd garden patio, attached guea house. Offered at $2,200,000 119 O ve Street Intr ble views and lets of Pelonfial. Built in i 21, Wood floors, Lot size 2,250 SF +/-, 45'x50' $950,000 218 Clarisso Avoeee Clasdc Catalina Cottage 2BR, IBA, 831 SF+/-. Only1 l/2 Idod tu beach. Vmtioo reml w#h mml f mes $529,0OO 351 Sumner Avenue Spacious duplex, large lot 3,2335F +/-, unit 1-369, 2BA and unH 2-2BD, IBA 5775,000 Vbta A-! 2 DO, 2.5 BA, 1,230 SF +/- Cornel' unit. Vacation Rental $425,000 h51o Vista C-60 Fractional ownership I BD, 1 BA, 749 SF +/- Ocean view, golf cart. $42,000 2 "READY TO BUILI) View Lots Ra;o Opportun'ay to Own 11'nmay! 2 of vately parcels tell ready to build your island home. Over excavated, decompeded, corfificate hum engineer, utilities on property. Fienaci~g Aveil~e. Excellent inve~tmeat opportunity. For more inlo go to: 140 Hill St. 3,325 SF Hillside bt Hillside & town views S285,000 320 Semer Avene - $549,000 Catalina Island Real Estate Ju 25,2014 VIHo 6-6 1 BD, 2 BA 1,275, SF +/- Offered at $709,000 Villo 9-60 1 BD, ! 900 S[+/. 0cenn viem, 10p of 9 tmi !-72 BD, 2 BA 1049 SF+/- llemai mndded 2-47 1 BD, 1 BA, 84O SF+/- 1Be, l BA, 941 SF+/- Ilemodded, oto m viem from every room Firel aco, golf i ma. $625,000 338 S ner Ave. - .' 39,000 Ba a Vista B34 - S285,ooo 345 Catalba Ave. - $499,995 145 Olin St. - ~59,000 HC V'dla 2-48 - $679,00 229 Bon A - $799,000 HC Vik 1-67 - $49?,0O0 Bahia Vista A-26 - $299,000 371 Whittley - $999,000 14C 3-22 - SS ,O00 322 t. Wldttley - S1,395,000 151 Olive St. Lot - $419,000 155 Olive St. lot - $399,000 344 Cladssa - $599,000 329 Las Lmas Dr. - $1,100,000 69 Sol Vista - $429,000 HC Vl a 4-13 - $489,000 HC V'da 17-80 - $749,000 HC V'dla 18-72 - $1,249,000