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REAL ESTATE 10 Years Ago Joe Saldana, Michael Alegria (first), and Richard Hernan- dez (fourth) hole in one. The Annual James Walker Memo- rial Buffalo Chip Toss was held at Two Harbors. People aboard boats: 9,376; ves- sels moored, 2,344; vessels anchored, 311; cruise ships: "Ecstasy," 8,506, "Grandeur of the Seas," 1,891: Violations: 3, domestic violence; 3, narcotics arrests; 2, mis- demeanor warrants arrests; 2, sex crime arrests; 3, public intoxication arrests. Two Harbors elemelay, school had nine student.,Eieven stu- dents were bussed o Avaion. Approximately 6,00() white sea- bass were released in the sum- mer of 1999. The first two were caught on rod and reel on August 30 and Sept. 1. The City Council voted out Avalon Sheriff's Station commander Lt. Gary C. Olson. Deer hunting season opened, Sep- tember 9-Dec. 29. "Zane Grey/Cabo Yachts Invita- tion Marlin Tournament." "Taste Of Catalina" cancelled. Not enough participation. "Catalina Island Pottery and Tile Show," Hotel Metropole, Con- ference Room. "Rosie's Marlin Tournament." After an experiment through "Catalina Transportation Ser- vices," the red and green trol- leys were sent back to Santa Barbara afterja four-month service. The "Drambuie Marlin Tourna- ment" had 108 boats. 25 Years Ago There had been 1 million passen- ger s on the Catalina Express as of August 19, 1987, since they started in 1981. The 2nd Annual "Tin Cup" fishing tournament was held. "Lou Catalano And H:i'.s Big Swing Band," Casino Ballroom. Proceeds benefiting the new medical clinic beneath the new wing of the hospital. Cousteau TBS program: "Chan- . nel Island: At the Edge Of The Human Tide," included Catalina. Bill Bushing, con- sultant. There were 92 marlin caught by September; 81 were caught by the same time in 1961. "The Lion's Club" celebrated "Constitutional Bicentennial" with the signing of a copy of the document on the "Wrigley Plaza Stage." Avalon received $756 in cigarette tax money. Harry "Cub" Conover received the city's resolution for his 25 years as summer harbor pa- trolman. He was the only pa- trolman to have a boat named for him, No. 4, "Cub." NEW LISTINGS! 50 Years Ago In 1962, there were 89 arrests over Labor Day weekend: 46, plain drunk; 3, petty thefts; 6, drinking on the streets; 7, narcotics; 14, possession of alcohol by minors; 1, battery; 2, possession of false I. D.; 2, outraging public decency; 1, disturbing the peace; 7, tres- passing. Jail was full to over- flowing. Some were being sent back to the mainland on the steamer. The S. S. Catalina, through M. G. R. S., raised its rates: Adults, one-way, from $3:41 to $3.58; Children, oneway, from $1.70 to $1.79. Islant] Boat Services also raised their rates: Adults, one-way, from $2.74 to $3.41; Children, one-way, from $1.26 to $1.79. Polio shots were administered to all enrolling students. There was a bomb scare on the S. S. Catalina, resulting in the evacuation of 1,500. That month, 9,963 individu- als came over on the "S, S. Catalina" during "Labor Day Weekend.". Eleven marlin were caught that season to date; in 1961, there were 16 marlin caught by Sep- tember Starting September 15, police de- partment ended. Los Angeles Sheriff's Department took over. Sgt. Jack Buehn, new chief of Avalon Station, pa- trolman Robert Camarilla, Trench Rep00avi00 ' The sewer renovation project is nearly compi'ete. The final trench cover and prepare and fill in tietrenches with "Hot mix needs to be put down and finished within five The schedule for this work is as follows: SUMNER - (METROPOLE lM)--earlystart Friday, Sept. 21; finishWednesday; Sept Paving Thursday, Sept. 27. WHITTLEY - (EAST WHITTLEY SLOE) early start: Friday, Sept. 21; finish Wednesday, Sept. 26; paving Thursday, Sept. 27. HIAWATHA BETWEEN MARILLA AND LAS LOMAS-- early start: Friday, Sept. 21; finish Wednesday, Sept. 26; paving, Thursday, Sept. 27. VIEUDELOU (AW/W'FIIOM OCEAN SIDE)-- early start: Friday, Sept'; 21; finish Wednesday, Sept. 26; paving Thorsday, Sept. 27. 27; pavin 27; paving Friday, patrolman Herb Cass, and pa- trolman Thomas V. Germann. They installed a new advanced system called "teletype." Benjamin Chellberg (Dec. 22, 1892-Sept. 22, 1962). Don Darrell, Santa Monica, ditched his $20,000 Money monoplane 200 yards off the shore from the Casino Point. No injuries. Emma Louise Hunt died Sept. 9, 1962. City of Avalon annual report end- ing June 30, 1962, total fund balance, $170,955. Avalon Airlines had transported 130,000 passengers in previ- ous five years. The owners planned to close the business. Record number of students. 410: 248 elementary, 162 Junior/ Senior High. 75 Years Ago Frank Feltrop of Palm Springs beat world's tennis champion, Ells- worth Vines, 7-5, in front of 1,200 onlookers at the Coun- try Club.- The movie "Buccaneers" being filmed on the Island. Celebrities on the Island: Dorothy Lamour, Loretta Young, John Barrymore, and Bing Crosby. There were 297 marlin caught that season to date, there were 296 caught in the previous season by the same date. Avalon hada total debt of $230,000, $99.31/person, on June 30, 1936. On June 30, 1935, Ava- lon's total debt was $237,400, $97.30/person. Avalon was in the top 10 California cities for per capita indebtedness. Population, in 1936 was 3216; 1935 it was 2816. Five thousand people attended the 16th Annual Pacific Coast Championship Regatta. The school had 11 high school teachers and 7 elementary teachers School attendance: Senior High, 1937, 64, 1936, 60; Junior High, 1937; 89, 1936, 60; Ele- mentary, 1937, 174, 1936, 176; kindergarten, 1937, 23, 1936, 16. Total enrollment: 1937, 350; 1936, 343. rt: DRE Lkense # 01394874  September ! 4, 2012 229 Ilex A - 2 B 23 BA lm, I, /- 31S CIorissa - gupler 28P 1BA down l BR, iRA uppoc with vocal rental permit. $795,000 46. 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