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CATALINA TIME CAPSULE REAL ESTATE00 COMPILED BY CHUCK LIDDELL OCTOBER 191 .00u14 75 YEARS AGO, 1939 10 YEARS AGO, 2004 "Church Mouse Marlin Invita- tional Tournament," 14th annual, raised $58,600 for local charities. "Home Tour And Reception," Museum benefit. Flu shot shortage at the CIMI. Heavy rains closed Pebbly Beach Road. Radio station, KNX's Melinda Lee, "Food News With Melinda Lee," aired program from Des- canso Beach. Nita McCarthy Dick celebrated her 93rd birthday. CIYC Billfish Invitation Tour- nament." $4000 went to CIMC. "Avalon School Calendar," weekly column in "Islander." "Catalina Computers and Dis- count Store," 125 Metropole. "Catalina Island Sportfishing." "Catalina Mooring Service," 150 Metropole. "Chamber Of Commerce" an- nounced "75 days of savings" to celebrate the Casino's 75th Anni- versary by having local businesses contribute special offerings. The promotion end at the end of 2004. "Guidance Center, The," 125 Metropole. "Hospital Auxiliary" has do- nated hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years, donated $65,000 for medical devices. The medical center received a new ultra suhd machine. " "Island Breeze Spa and Salon," 124 Catalina, brought back the "Glamorous Photo," $39.95. 'Island Recreation Enterprise, LLC," 150 Metropole. "Island Surf Club" - "Keep The Kids In The Water And Off The Streets." "Now And Then Shop," Land- ing. "Off White Gallery." "Ruth Meyer, Fine Art," Glen- more Hotel, 120 Sumner. "Toastmasters?' 50 YEARS AGO, 1964 100 YEARS AGO, 1914 25 YEARS AGO, 1989 School "Booster Club" figures that the community swimming pool will cost $700,000 and will be in the area of the "Pitch And Putt." $130,000 has already been raised. A new gym will also be be- gun soon. Laura Saldana's birthday is Oc- tober 18. Robert Gary Williamson mar- ried Kimberly Ann Saldana, Oc- tober 14, 1989, Descanso Beach, Fern Whelan officiated. Visitors to Catalina in first 9 months: 652,821, last year, 672,426. Total number of visitors in 1984, 508,823; 1985, 597,178; 1986, 599,096;1987, 640,160; 1988, 780,154, 800,000 predicted for 1989. "St. Catherine Church" tile mu- rals completed by Wil Richards. They were originally painted on 12 years ago. Cruise ships started coming to Catalina in 1988. 19th Annual "First Of The Sea- son Lobster," El Galleon. "Star Dancer," cruise ship, vis- ited. Recyclable cans, 18 Pebbly Beach Road, 40 cents/lb., Tues. and Thursday. "City Swap Meet." After school "Latchkey" pro- gram started, Girl Scout Hut, City Park. First murder trial in Island his- tory, involving a local resident. Bruce Edward Kingman, 42, was found guilty of killing Gall Pis- sula, 34, on April 20, 1989. "Oralingua School For The Hearing Impaired" of Whittier, visited Island. 3rd Annual "Chi-Chi Club Hal- loween Costume Contest." Les Ericksen (June 4, 1923-Sep- tember 5, 1989). PTA School 'Carnival?' "Halloween Costume Ball," Ca- sino Ballroom. Islanders donated 41 pints of blood in the "Blood Drive." Joe and Francis Guion celebrat- ed their 62nd Wedding Anniver- sary. Catalina's disaster preparedness plans were being drafted. Mrs. E. Levitt died on Septem- ber 27, 1964. Quail hunting season, October 3i-November 22. Pixie Hamilton feeds "Oscar" tlae seai, onWeekends, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hamilton, feed him on weekdays, on the "Pleasure Pier," after performing for the glassbot- tom boats during the season. Councilmen Bill Krug and Herb Wegmann opposed the Sheriff De- partment not being effective and cost too much. Councilmen Eric Moore, Harvey Wilcox, and Mayor Hochberg disagreed. School annual "Carnival" and spaghetti dinner, in "Island Plaza." 300 attended and considerable damage was done to the facility. "Community Church" celebrat- ed its 75th Anniversary. "Chili Jones Kick-Off Golf Tournament:" Mr. and Mrs. George H. Barnes moved to Huntington Beach. "Round Dancing" being taught on Island. Green railing being placed be- tween "Yacht Club" and "Casino." Dirk William Brace, born Octo- ber 11, 1964, to Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brace. 250 Chucker Partridges released on the Island. Dick Padfirld celebrated his birthday. Mrs. Malvina Lawrence moved to Seacliff, California. City fire hydrants painted; salt water, yellow, fresh water, green. Leslie Ellen Paulson, born Oc- tober 25, 1964, to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Paulson. "Four Star Productions" shot three World War I fighters for an upcoming TV series. "A. A.," 337 1/2 Clemente. "Airport-In-The-Sky," Sunday breakfast, 9-12, Spanish Patio, $1.50. "Avalon Democratic Club," new, 103 Metropole. "Avalon Hospital Auxiliary." Plans were in the process of get- ting television reception to Cata- lina as soon as the 6-mile radius of KHJ and WGXAO gets expanded to 60 miles. Don Lee, owner, has now purchased the top of "Mt. Hollywoodlands" and renamed it "Mt. Lee." The receivers will cost $400. School dances were held at the Country Club, #1 Country Club Drive. "Catalina CafB," 309-313 Cres- cent, Roy Taylor replaced George Hoffinger as owner. "Catalina Island Toastmaster Club," #139, new, men only. "Chamber Of Commerce," 209 Metropole. "Chimes" played "Here Comes The Bride," whenever Avalon couples who were married on the mainland returned to Island. "Cribbage And Pinochle Club," new. "Hines Grocery," 307-09 Cres- cent, lowered their prices for win- ter. "Information Office," Steamer Pier, S. C. I., Co. "Joe's Fish Market', 702 Cres- cent. "MacLean, Hotel," 117-231 Beacon. "Mathewson Cottages," 233-5 Whittley. "Pilgrim Fellowship" new, youth organization for Junior High- Senior High, Community Church, 236 Metropole. "Sportland," location of "Pa- vilion," 513 Crescent, had "Hard Times Dance," accompanied by records. Mrs. Josephine Baxter, Cata- lina. A. C. and Steve Brode, 117 Maiden Lane. .,mr.++ +.  + +  + " Real Estate PRELkem#01394874  Oclober 10, 20i4 Records show that 1,790 pas- sengers landed at the Pleasure Pier (Municipal Pier) in September, which means that $179 passenger tax was collected by the city of Avalon. Monthly salaries to Avalon em- ployees: Frederick Baker, City At- torney, $100; George Cornell, $79; Frederick W. Elder, City Clerk, $36.30; H. W. Allen, 75 cents. Those who still supported the incorporation of Avalon were re- ferred to, by the "Islander" news- paper, as "the organization of insurgents" and "Socialist million- aires-mentally, if not financially." According to the "Islander," only 10% of the Avalon businesses were still in favor of the incorporation of Avalon.' The cross-channel steamers took 2-1/2 hours. "Whaling" was still occurring around Catalina. Capt. George Mi- chaelis, gunner. During the summer, 24 sword- fish and 24 tuna were caught Five gallons of "Red Cross Gas- oline," cost $1. To contact Chuck Liddell, e- mail him at chuckliddell.cata- lina 208 Carol'too Street Duplex. Both traits are 2BR/2BA. l block to the beach, off arnet parking. ofh at $849,ooo 124 Hiawatha Avemm Triplex 1,919, SF+/-, let u 2.058 SF+/-, a shffm apartment, a IBR/1.SBA unfl, and u 281/16A unit. Ollerd at $639,000 337 Stone Avenge Triplex on u large lot (2600 SF +/-) Vacation ranlol permit in front with repeal guests, and two IBD your-round ranlals in back, plus yard. Sdd "us-is'. Huge potential for fulure develepmnt. $875,000 11 Crescent Avemm 4BR, 48A semide home 1,850 SF +/- Surreal hm'bor views, ocean-from deck, seduded gordon patio,  guest house. Offered m $2,200,000 119 Olive Street Inc;ndible vim and lots of partial Built in 1921, Wood flora, Lot size 2,250 SF +/., 45'x50' S950,000 351 Some Aveue Spacious duplex, large let 3,233SF +/-, unit i-3BD, 2BA and unit 2-280,18A $775,000 Bahia Vista A-! 2 80, 2.5 8A, 1,230 5F /. Corner unit. Vacation 8entd. $425,ooo 2 "READY TO BUILD" View Lots Rm Ommrmnay to 0w. tnd I'mpeay! Only 2 of tivatdy-ow dfodble vmnt ImrCe leh rmtly to build your ioml home Over excavated, decomped, certificate from engineer, utilities on property. Fineming Avoabte. Excellent investment opporlenity. Fat mote infn go to: wvew.avalonlot star 140 Hlll St. 3,325 SF Hillside lot HSside & town viev 5,000 320 5emer Avenue - $549,000 HC VI 1-53 - $699,000 339 Pk.role Aveme - 99,00 234 Descmso - $599,000 218 Cledssa - $529,000 338 Somr Ave. - $639,000 V'nta !4 - $285,000 345 Cldina Ave. - M99,995 145 Olive St.- $359,000 HC Viga 2-48 - $679,00 229 Bern. A - S799,0oo HC Vih 1-67 - $499,000 Bahia Vista A-26 - $299,000 371 Wldtdey - $999,0O0 HC Viga 3-22 - $899,000 322 E. Wldttley - $1,395,000 151 Olive St. Lot - $419,000 344 Cladssa - $599,000 329 Los Lamas Dr.-$1,100,000 HC  4-13 - $489,O0O HC Viga 1740 - $749,000 HC Wlo 18-72 - $I,249,000 THE CATALINA ISLAMI)ER ........................................................................................... irida;: +0c{ober i0:2014 + 3