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i ~Z~ ; ' Researched by Chuck Liddell, Compiled by Jennifer Leonhardi 10 Y~lrs Ago 113 Cabrillo Mole Fern "Fernie" Whelan (Nov 118, "Parasailing," second summer. 1917-Aug. 25, 2002) was court Gloria Wall, #9 Cabrillo. clerk for the Catalina Justice Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wiseman, #50 Court for over 46 years. Middle Terrace, since 1969. Valerie Vega, Jenifer Romero, James W. Wortham, 123 Sumner. Alejandra Wickham, Katie Herbst and Mary Beth Eroen 50 Years Ago received scholastic scholar- Phillip S. Allen died Aug. 1, ships from the Catalina Island 1962. Women's Forum. Mr. and Mrs. Clemento Tarallo All 72 veterans at the cemetery re- moved to Baldwin Hills. ceived new flag holders. Candi Pinney celebrated her sec- Eric Addison and Patti Lange left ond birthday. for Paradise,'Calif: "Johnny Catron and His Orches-. Wine Makers' Dinner, ClubHouse, tra," Aug. 1, replaced "Eddy Catalina Country Club. Howard and His Orchestra" Dale Eber (June 7, 1928~:22, (had performed in the Casino 2002). Ballroom for six weeks). "Kona Ken's," courtyard, +The "Russ Morgan and His Music In Landing. The Morgan Manner" will be "Latitude 33" added "Golden West coming over on Aug. 21. Airlines," "Air Catalina," and Kathy Gemilere celebrated her "Catalina Airlines" to their 10th birthday, July 28. model plane selection. With good weather finalIy arriv- "Luau Larry's," breakfast buffet, ing, the first week of-August Kelly Rowsey, 126 Hiawatha.brought the largest crowd of Danny Stephens, supervisor, Ava- tourists to the Island this sea- Ion's "Wastewater Treatment Plant" left. Lennox Irwin (1898-Aug. 1962) "A & W Root Beer." "Albatross" "Avalon Navigation Co " America's first passen- ger carrying hydrofoil boat. Avalon-Gallaghers, 75 cents; Toy on, 75 cents; White's Landing, 90 cents; Empire Landing, $1; Isthmus, $1.10; 4th of July Cove, $1.20; Cher- ry Cove, $1.25; Emerald Bay, $1.40. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Barnett, Cla- rissa. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Brothers, 311 Clarissa. Mrs. Bess Cobbs, 207 E. Whit- tley. Mrs. J. E Carroll, 316A Metro- pole. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Messert, Eu- calyptus Don Miller, 215 Descanso. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Palmer, 321 Eucalyptus. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. Parker, Whittley. son. New parking regulations were 75 Yeal~Ago scheduled to go, into effect Mary Ellen Wood-Borden (1861- 25 Years Ago on Sept. 16, 1962, from Third July/August 1937). "Little Red School House" built at Street to Crescent and be- During the first week of August, Two Harbors. tween Metropole and Claris- there were 143 boats in Ava- Record high tide: 7 feet 4 inches sa, either no parking, loading, Ion and 194 boats at the Isth- on Aug. 8. or unloading, or designated mus. "Hamilton Cove" grand opening,time zones. Metropole, Sum- First wedding in the Avalon The- Homes go for from $200- ner, and Catalina will have no atre, Aug. 13, 1937, James A. 500,000. Lottery brought in parking, except in designated McKenzie married Mary E. over 14,000,000 worth of real areas. Clarissa and Descanso Morgan. , estate sold. will have no parking on one, The radio show, "Life Of The Par- Ton Wiseman (Aug. 26, 1908- side of the street. No park- ty," was being broadcast from Aug. 2, 1987). ing, except where designed, the Casino Ballroom. Bill Hill celebrated his birthday, on Beacon and Third. Water temperature, 69 degrees. "California Cruisin'," Avalon-San "Operation Skyshield," Air De- John W. Coyle married Miss Flor- Diego, $39/round trip. fense Command, Sept. 2, ence Thacker, Aug. 23, 1937. + Community Services Department noon-5:30 p.m. All civilian Ida Belle Dickenson (1867-Aug. leased the "Girl Scout Hut," aircraft would be grounded. 19, 1937). built during World War II, at Fred Kindle was the new man in William Henry Chapman (Aug. E. Crescent Park charge of the "Upland Divi- 27, 1856-Aug. 23, 1937). Crazy Daisy Coffeurs, 110 Sum-sion" of Santa Catalina Island "Allen Apartments," Maiden ner. Company's game manage- Lane. Dance in Action, Inc provided ment. No hunting had oc-"Angel Juniors Friendship Club ," dance classes for over 190 curred for the last two years new, promotes baseball and students at Las Casitas tennisdue to drought. Quail hunting friendship. court, season began Nov. 3; pig and "Arden Creamery," Clarissa: "Flying Forklore," a series of fly- goats, Jan. 1. "Riviera Theatre," 601 Crescent. ing pictures painted by Frank "Audichron," and "time," added to "Samoa," new theatre at the Isth- Loudin. phone service, mus. "Gary's Mooring Service." Mrs. Harrison Baker Sr had a "Santa Catalina Island Company," "Island Cruzers," 107 Pebbly surprise birthday party. Crescent, foot of Steamer Beach Rd. Kimberly June Small celebrated Pier. "Island Express," helicopters, new, her third birthday. "Standard Oil." The "Fourth Frenzy+' started e participating. The race begins in weekend before the actual holiday, Long Beach right around 9 a.m. With many boats arriving early in with skiers racing to Catalina and order to increase their chances of back. The first participants usu- securing a mooring. Unlike previ- ally arrive around 9:30 and make ous Fourth of July holidays, Ava- the turn out in front of Descanso Ion enjoyed warm weather and Bay to head back to Long Beach. clear skies. The Avalon Harbor Department On July 12, sudden turbulent personnel act as first responders weather with associated rain and to emergencies in and around the wind gusts to 25 mph arrived harbor. Last month harbor of- around 8:30 p m causing several rcers, the majority of whom are calls from boats makiffgieontact EMT certified, responded to nu- in the harbor. Almost t/10 an merous dive emergencies, a seri- inch of rain was recor -d within ous jet ski accident and two boat the next 24-hour period.~ " fire reports In addition, two dogs The Annual Catali.n - i Race were rescued, much to the relief was held on July 14 boats and appreciation of their owners. July statistics: People aboard boats--9,436 Vessels Moored--2,359 Vessels Anchored--96 Lost/Stolen Reports--5/16 Accident Reports--8 Average Temp, High--69 Average Temp, Low--56 Average Sea Temp--67 Rain--.09 Moorings Sold/transferred--2 Citations Issued--3 Discharges--3 Cruise Ship Passengers:+ Inspiration (five weeks)-- 13,391 Total Cruise Ship--13,391 23, 2 UppeT Terrace - Duplex plus guest hodsk Appro .'.xipN~tely. 3700 ~. ft. of living space. ImTed ble M rbor and ocean horn oil units. Uecks, s rage and much more. 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