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NEWS HAPPENINGS DINING SPORTS REAL ESTATE


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Island beach, transportation to be studied


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
Island and county officials discussed beach and
transportation issues at a joint work session at the Anna
Maria Island Community Center last week. The result
was a recommendation for two new study committees
on those subjects.
A committee on beach maintenance is to be estab-
lished to determine who has the responsibility to main-
tain the newly renourished beaches and make recom-
mendations on methods and funding.


Happy
Easter
This Easter post card
from the early 1900s is
from the collection of
Doug and Pat Copeland
of Anna Maria. The
collection, started by
Doug Copeland's
grandfather, contains
post cards from locations
around the world, as well
as unique holiday,
handmade and advertis-
ing post cards. For more
about Easter activities on
the Island, see page 12.


The issue was raised by Bradenton Beach Mayor
Katie Pierola who asked, "Who is to take care of the new
beach? The owners (business and property) don't have the
manpower, skill or equipment to do this work."
Holmes Beach Councilwoman Carol Whitmore
noted, "The beaches were renourished by federal and
county funds. This is a county and Island issue. If you
want people to continue coming to the county and
spending their money, you'd better provide them with
a nice beach."
County Commission Chairman Stan Stephens said he


Hernia-prone burglar(s) try to take

the whole thing safely
By Jeannie Friedman said. "Our auditors come at night, followed by the
Islander Reporter cleaning crew then our maintenance man comes in at
A break-in at the Anchorage Restaurant in Anna 5 a.m. The place is never unattended."
Maria City last Monday didn't add much to the thieves' Never say never though. On Monday, the cleaning
coffers as they nearly made away with an empty safe. crew didn't show up, leaving a two hour gap between
Sometime between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. Monday, the when the auditors left at 3 a.m. and the arrival of the
back door of the restaurant was pried open and entrance maintenance man.
was gained. The burglars went to "He noticed the door but
the second floor office, took $10 in thought it had been damaged by
change from a small safe, and then the cleaning crew," Home said.
proceeded to push the store's main ,, "Maybe the burglars saw his car
safe which weighs approxi- parked in the back and that's
mately 700-800 pounds down why they left," he theorized.
two flights of stairs. They managed The burglary netted the
to get the safe out the door and onto .. culprit(s) $6 in nickels and $4
a stair landing at the back of the, in pennies. The petty cash was
building. in a small safe sitting on top of
According to John Home, res- the larger one.
taurant manager and part-owner, "We make deposits every
the safe was then abandoned and day," Horne said. "We just
was sitting on the landing when he keep a little change here over-
arrived at work at 8 a.m. night. Even if they had gotten
"Monday night was the first John Home, manager and part-owner of away with the safe, they would
time in 18 months that someone the Anchorage Restaurant in Anna Maria have been disappointed be-
hasnt been here all night," Home City stands beside the safe. cause there was nothing in it."


is concerned about the county cleaning private property.
"Private property owners are as responsible for
their beach as they would be their yard," explained
County Attorney Chip Rice. "The expenditure of pub-
lic funds to maintain private beaches is questionable,
at the very least. Whether or not it is an expense the
county can bear, fiscally or legally, I'm not prepared to
answer that."
Stephens said the county could work with the cities
on maintenance of the public areas. Commissioner Joe
McClash said county staffers are studying the possibility.
of sharing the use of its beach rake with the cities.
Jack Gorzeman, the county's environmental
projects coordinator, gave an overview of the dune res-
toration project.
"The county commissioners selected an option and
directed staff to move forward on it." said Gorzeman.
"It includes an area of Cortez Beach from 4th Street
south to the southern most groin at 13th Street. It also
includes a section of beach between Cortez Road and
the Gulf Drive Cafe. There's another small section of
beach that the state has purchased in the 25th/26th
Street area (north of the El Bandito Motel). And we're
looking at four street ends in Holmes Beach."
There will be overwalks at Cortez Beach, with one
being handicapped accessible, and an overwalk at the
state purchased property, said Gorzeman. The other
areas will have footpaths for access. Construction is set
for December. Funds will come from state and local
funds. The local share will be taken from the tourist tax.
Overwalks were originally planned for Holmes
Beach street ends, said Gorzeman, but there is currently
not enough money for them.
Pierola asked county officials to explain what hap-
pened to the $1 million remaining from the beach
renourishment project, because many people believe it
is available for the dune restoration.
Jim Seiffert of the county's office of financial man-
agement said, "A lot of that money is bonded money that
was borrowed and does not necessarily have to go to
beach projects. If that $1 million is not used in any
projects, then in the future we pay less debt service out of
the beach money, which in the long run frees up more of
the beach money for other beach projects."
Seiffert said only nominal amounts between
$50,000 and $100,000 are available each year for
beach projects.
Stephens said some money will also be needed for
groins.
Pierola asked the board if a lifeguard can be posted
at Cortez Beach, which has become a popular swim-
ming area. Stephens directed County Administrator
Bill Estabrook and Parks and Recreation Director
Danny Hopkins to review the matter.
Whitmore asked about improving transit service to
the beaches and why the county has not formed the tran-
sit committee promised at the last joint work session.
Stephens pointed out, "I didn't promise you a com-
mittee. It's on the agenda to see if you want to set up a
committee and study it now."
The Island mayors agreed that they would like the
committee established.

The Way We Were
looks at the
Seminole War, page 7







SKIMMING THE NEWS ...
Opinions ................................. Page 6
Announcements ................... Page 11
Stir-it-up.................................... Page 16
Streetlife ............................... Page 18


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MARCH 31,1994


THE BEST NEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND







RI- PAGE 2 0 MARCH 31, 1994 A THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER

Forum to address drugs, sex, truancy and teens


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
"I know about 100 teenagers on the Island who are
using drugs," a candid Island teenager said in a video-
taped interview with Pierette Kelly, Anna Maria Island
Community Center executive director.
The revelation was the final straw, said Kelly, who
believes a decline in family values through the years has
resulted in an increase in juvenile crime, drug use, sexual
activity and truancy.
Kelly offered to show the video to anyone willing to


Signs, benches,

sidewalks, trash

discussed at

Anna Maria
By Jeannie Friedman
Islander Reporter
Besides a more controversial issues such as
parking at the IGA new city signs, a memorial
bench at the City Pier, illegal dumping, a batting cage
at the community center and sidewalks were topics of
discussion at last week's city commission meeting.
During a discussion about beach access near the
IGA on Magnolia Avenue, Commissioner Doug Wolfe
remarked that he and Director of Public Works Don
Tarantola had conducted a survey of the city's streets
and sidewalks and that they are in the process of pri-
oritizing needs.
"We found some sidewalks completely buried and-
others in bad shape," he told the commission. "We
know there are areas that need work and we just need
to prioritize before work is.started."
Mayor Ray Simches announced that a spokesman
for the "Pier Regulars" had requested permission to
install a bench on the City Pier in memory of "Ala-
bama" Clements who died recently. Clements was a
member of the group that meets on the city pier daily.
The Regulars want to install the bench which
would have a plaque attached eulogizing Clements.
There were no objections to their request.
Commissioner Dorothy McChesney asked her fel-
low elected officials to consider the purchase of a new
sign to be placed at the entrance to Anna Maria. She
presented an artist's rendering of a colorful sign which
she would like to have purchased before the centennial
celebration in April. The cost of the sign is $940. No
action was taken on her request.
The commission also discussed problems with resi-
dents and contractors illegally dumping trash in the city's
dumpster at 402 Pine Ave. Tree trimmings and building
materials have been causing the dumpster to overflow
several times a week which is costly to the city since there
is a $150 fee each time the dumpster is emptied.No action
was taken on the matter.
Attention was brought to the commission of a dis-
pute over placement of batting cage near homes adja-
cent to the Anna Maria Island Community Center.
Commissioners agreed the matter was one between
residents and the center. Mayor Ray Simches requested
Commissioner Max Znika attend the center meeting
when the matter will be addressed by the center's board
of directors on April 13.

Holmes Beach

police not soliciting
Several Holmes Beach residents have reported
solicitors calling for donations to benefit the
Holmes Beach Police Department.
"Under no circumstances do we solicit for
funds," stressed Holmes Beach Police Chief Jay
Romine. "Some of the solicitors said they are from
the PBA (Police Benevolent Association) or the FOP
(Fraternal Order of Police). One solicitor even rep-
resented himself as me! We don't know if the call-
ers are trying to rip people off or not, but we are in-
vestigating."
Romine said the only self-supporting arm of
the department is the auxiliary, and any resident
who wants to donate to the auxiliary, may come
directly to the police department.


watch after a meeting last week of county and Island of-
ficials at the center. A handful of officials and citizens
stayed. "Too many of today's children and adolescents
will reach adulthood unhealthy, illiterate, unemployable
and lacking moral direction and a vision of a secure fu-
ture," warned Kelly.
"Improving the health and well being of our
community's children and the ability of their parents to
nurture and care for them will require changes in indi-
vidual attitudes and behavior, as well as changes in
public and private policies and programs," stressed


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Kelly.
"These changes must come from a shared vision of
what is" ideal, not from a sense of what is feasible. It
will require leadership, sustained commitment, signifi-
cant investments of individual time and the allocation
of financial resources and moral courage."
Kelly has invited all interested political, business
and religious leaders, concerned parents, community
members, educators and law enforcement personnel to
a forum at 1:30 p.m. April 6 at the community center
to discuss these issues and develop a plan of action.


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Beach tilling in progress
The rumble of tractors started and heavy equipment is again on Anna Maria's beaches. Tilling lowing of the
beaches to make it easier for sea turtles to dig nests is one of the final steps of the beach renourishment project.
The $25,000 project started last week and will be completed by April 15. The beach is being tilled by sections, with
one swath completed before another begins. The work is being done weekdays only from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


City inching up on IGA


By Jeannie Friedman
Islander Reporter
If John Cagnina is right, the Island could some day
have a drive-through grocery store.
Last week,; the spokesman for the family-owned
IGA in Anna Maria City accused officials of widening
the pavement beside his store and said crooked and ir-
regular- streets put his business at an unfair disadvan-
tage. The store is located at the comer of Gulf Drive
and Magnolia Avenue.
Cagnina was reacting to photographs taken by Di-
rector of Public Works Don Tarantola, who presented
pictures to the commission as proof that cars and de-
livery trucks destined for the IGA park on the city's
right of way and on the roadway.
Tarantola said he had passed the IGA at least 18
times over a.two-week span and observed numerous
parked vehicles extending onto the pavement. He
placed a striped plank at the edge of the city's right of
way and snapped the pictures as evidence of his claim.
Citizens have registered complaints to the city
commission about cars angle parked on Magnolia Av-
enue because they say the vehicles block access to the
beach. They also say cars parallel parked on Gulf Drive
and ice and water machines on the IGA's property
block the view on Gulf Drive.
In an on-going dispute with city officials, Cagnina,
part-owner of the 49-year-old business, took on the
commission once more at last week's monthly meeting
Sand took issue with Tarantola's photographs.
"As they keep paving, the city gets closer and
closer to the IGA," Cagnina said. "If they keep on, the
street will run right through the middle of the store.
"Parts of Magnolia near the Bay have 19 feet of
right of way; there's 17 feet at North Shore Drive, but
at the IGA, there's only 13 feet on the south side of
Magnolia. That's why there's a problem," he said.
Tarantola says the city has the right to designate 50
feet as public property. In most places, the road bed is
30 feet wide with an additional 10 feet on either side
of the roadway belonging to the city.
"What he says may be true but it doesn't matter,"
Tarantola said. "The city owns the right of way. The
right of way separates public from private property and


Out of line
Don Tarantola, director of public works for the City
of Anna Maria, presented photographs to the city
commission last week which he says are proof that
vehicles at the IGA grocery store not only park on
public right of way but also extend onto the roadway.
John Cagnina, part owner of the business, accused
the city of extending the roadway during repaving
and said the streets are irregular in size, which puts
his business at a disadvantage.

cars beside the IGA park on the right of way and actu-
ally extend on the roadway."
In response to moving the ice and water machines
from the front of the store, Cagnina said, "I might be
willing to move one machine but the other one is not
blocking the view. Why can't the city move its signs -
they're the problem, not my machines."
After listening to the debate, Mayor Ray Simches
said, "I'm suggesting that we stripe the road and any-
one parking on the road will be liable for a ticket."
Vice Mayor Max Znika made a motion that stripes
be painted on both sides of Magnolia and on the east
side of Gulf Drive which would clearly show the right
of way. The motion carried and the striping is to be
done in the near future.






THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER 0 MARCH 31, 1994 A PAGE 3 1

Scenic route suggested for south Gulf Drive


Ideas are beginning to be put forward for reshap-
ing the streetscape of Gulf Drive.
A task force charged with coming up with solu-
tions to traffic congestion, drainage, landscaping and
other problems of State Road 789 (Gulf Drive) from
the Longboat Pass Bridge north to Manatee Avenue has
offered suggestions to deal with the southern part of the
roadway.
First off is a plan for a one-way limited-access road
through the parking lot of Cortez Beach. The beach
road would begin at Fifth Street South and continue


Path planned
for tree-lined
route
789 Task Force members
are contemplating
development of a eight-
foot-wide pedestrian
path from Fifth Street
South to the Longboat
Pass Bridge along this
tree-shaded route.
Recommendations will
be presented to Island
officials later this spring,
as well as to county and B
state transportation
officials. ,",, -
Islander Photo: Paul Roat .
Islander Photo: Paul Rowt -


south to Coquina Beach.
Traffic would be allowed southbound only. Angle
parking would replace the haphazard parking in the
area now.
An eight-foot pedestrian path is also recom-
mended. It would run seaward of a stand of Australian
pines along the beach. The path would begin at Fifth
Street South and go along the beach to the Longboat
Pass Bridge.
Task force members have also suggested another
sidewalk on the east side of Gulf Drive from 14th Street


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South to the Longboat Pass Bridge.
Another idea is a second roundabout at Coquina
Beach and Leffis Key. Roundabouts, or mini-traffic
circles, are commonly found in Europe and the north-
eastern United States, but are rarely found in Florida.
In fact, the first such traffic circle in the state is under
construction at Bridge Street and Gulf Drive.
Roundabouts are projected to allow traffic to flow
about 30 percent more effectively than a traffic signal,
according to transportation planners.
The Leffis Key roundabout would have a larger
diameter than that of the traffic circle found at Bridge
Street.
Members of the 789 Task Force Chairman Mike
Bartles, John Chappie and Chuck Loiselle tabled
making any decisions on bike paths or sidewalks along
Gulf Drive until their next meeting March 31 to allow
a county bicycle advisory committee to consider the
path issue.
Thursday's meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in
Bradenton Beach City Hall. Also planned for that meet-
ing is discussion of crosswalks and parking at Gulf Drive.


Anna Maria City
3/31, 7:30 p.m., Signage Committee

Bradenton Beach
No meeting scheduled

Holmes Beach
4/5, 3 p.m., Planning Commission
4/5, 7:30 p.m., City Council

Of Interest
3/31, 10 a.m., SR 789 Task Force,
Bradenton Beach City Hall
4/4,7 p.m., Centennial Committee
chairpersons, Anna Maria City Hall
4/6, 1:30 p.m., Task Force on Island Teens,
Anna Maria Island Community Center


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Anchors

astray!
SA RELAXING fishing trip
turned tragic for Maurice-
Cullinane when the boat's anchor
(circled) flew up and plunged into
the back of his head!
The 61-year-old former Wash-
_-ington, D.C., police chief was
vacationing in Florida when a
S wave hit the boat in Tampa Bay,
knocking the anchor into the air.
He was rushed to the hospital.
"He was in no pain," a rescuer
says. "He just had a headache."
....A hospital spokesman report-
ed Cullinane's condition as
"fair."
March 22, 1994/EXAMINER 17


Islander

Bystander,

Mark Ratliff go

national
A photograph taken by local photographer
Mark Ratliff for The Islander Bystander was pur-
chased by the National Examiner and published in
the March 22 edition of the tabloid.
Ratliff's picture captured the essence of the bi-
zarre accident which occurred when an anchor flew
off the back of a fishing boat and lodged in the back
of a man's head.
The freak accident happened off the north end
of the Island in late February while Maurice
Cullinane from Washington, D.C., was fishing with
friends.
Ratliff took the photograph at the Anna Maria
Island Community Center just before Cullinane was
airlifted via emergency helicopter to Bayfront
Medical Center in St. Petersburg.
Ratliff, The Islander Bystander and Anna Maria
Island are mentioned in the Examiner's photo credit.


Traversing all terrains
The City of Anna Maria has a snazzy new state-
of-the-art all terrain vehicle for use by the
Sheriff's Department's beach patrol. The 1994
Honda TRX 300 is marketed as being rugged and
durable but it is also light weight, has a quiet
exhaust and a low-vibration engine. Cost of the
new vehicle is $$4,198.


Florida Heritage Festival at Bradenton (formerly De Soto Celebration)


Following is part of the calendar of events for the
1994 Florida Heritage Festival at Bradenton. For infor-
mation, contact festival offices, 910 Third Ave. W.,
Bradenton, or call 747-1998.
April 2 De Soto Square Mall Easter party, 1
p.m. Easter parade and party with De Soto and crew.
Free admission.
April 3 Easter sunrise service (non-denomina-
tional), 6:45 a.m. at Rossi Waterfront Park in


Bradenton. Free admission.
April 8 Manatee Riverfest, 5-9:30 p.m. at Rossi
Waterfront Park. Entertainment, rides, food, arts and
crafts. Free admission.
April 9 Manatee Riverfest 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. at
Rossi Waterfront Park. Entertainment, rides, food, arts
and crafts. Free admission.
April 10 Manatee Riverfest noon-6 p.m. at
Rossi Waterfront Park. Entertainment, rides, food, arts


and crafts. Free admission.
April 16 Plastic Bottle Boat Regatta, 10 a.m.-2
p.m. at Palma Sola Causeway. Bottle-boat races. En-
trance fee is $6 for participants age 14 and younger;
$12 per adult. Free admission for spectators.
April 17 Up With People, 8 p.m. at the Mana-
tee Convention Center, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto.
Concert. Admission is $8 for adults; $6 for children.
Prime seating tickets are $10.


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Eleanor Boylan solves murders


By Tomara Kafka
Features Editor
Clara Gamadge is in her mid- to late 70s with long
white hair and spends a year in Florida.
Eleanor Boylan is around the same age with short
white hair. She's been coming to Florida since the mid-.
1970s.
How much do these two women have
in common? Lots.
For one thing, Boylan writes about
i Clara Gamadge all the time Clara is
Boylan's main character in a series of
mystery novels bearing their names.
Second, they are both connected to an-
other author-Elizabeth Daly, who created
i Clara a long time ago in another era.
In her dedication from Working Mur-
der, Boylan's first (and successful) attempt
at a novel-length mystery, she writes, "For
Elizabeth Daly, beloved aunt and inspira- Eleanor Boyl
Stion, creator of Henry Gamadge."
Boylan's aunt wrote the Henry Gamadge myster-
ies a series of 16 amateur sleuth murder mysteries.
Daly was'very popular, Boylan says, in the late '30s,
S'40s, and early in the '50s.
"She was one of Agatha Christie's favorite mystery
writers," says Boylan, seated in her casually comfort-
able condo overlooking the bay. Her own library
I shelves hold, among many literary collectibles, the
complete Henry Gamadge series.
"My aunt said to me," recalls Boylan, "'Why waste
your time on all that short stuff? There's no money in
it. What you need to do is to write novels.'"
Boylan says her aunt was right. She had been writ-
ing short fiction "since my youth," she says. She was
j published for years in bothAlfred Hitchcock and Ellery
Queen, the only two mainstream mystery magazines in
the United States. She has published other short fiction
in Yankee magazine.
She was also a long-time puppeteer.
"I have performed in every school in Manatee and
SSarasota." she says. Boylan has also written about play
I' performance and puppetry.
When her husband's health declined, they moved
permanently to Holmes Beach in 1985, and Boylan
found a need to slow her pace and stay closer to home.
Writing longer-length fiction seemed to fit right in.
The readjustment in her personal and professional
' life, says Boylan, with her aunt's advice in mind and
L the Henry Gamadge copyright left to her in Elizabeth
Daly's estate, everything seemed to lead neatly toward
a new direction.
"It was my agent's suggestion," says Boylan. "She
Said, 'Why don't you settle down and continue your
Saunt's work.' So we talked.".
The agent wanted her to develop Henry Jr.'s char-
acter as the new main character. Her reasoning was that
Henry Jr. would now be about the same age as the old
Henry was in his time, and could easily take over the
role of "the venerable old patriarch," says Boylan.


But Boylan was more comfortable with Clara, who
is both similar to and close in age to Boylan.
"I'm told it's a first," says Boylan. "I sent Henry
to his reward very lately. I took Clara, who is 12 years
younger, and found her to be a wonderful age in her
mid- to late 70s to carry on in his place.
Boylan's editor was skeptical of the-
idea. "She said she wanted to see a few
chapters first." says Boylan. But she
read the chapters, liked what she saw,
and the rest is now history.
Clara Gamadge became Boylan's
main character.
-"Clara is not a Miss Marple," says
Boylan. "She is not an old spinster. She
is a wife, widow, mother and grand-
mother." Which, of course is exactly
what Boylan is, she says. "I'm writing
for my own age group."
Ian Now her library shelves are lined with
her aunt's successful series and Boylan's
strong beginnings of her own successful murder mys-
tery series three Clara Gamadge mysteries: Work-
ing Murder, published in 1988; Murder Observed,
1989; and MurderMachree; 1991. Pushing Murder is
due out this fall, and Murder Served is still in the type-
writer, she says.
Boylan says her publisher, Ivy Books, "'now ex-
pects one a year." .
Dell, the publishing company which holds on to
the Henry Gamadge rights, must be happy with
Boylan's success, too, for they are in the process of
reprinting Daly's Henry Gamadge series.
"Dell has said they are bringing them out this year
in 1994," says Boylan.
Boylan tried to talk her editor into relocating the
setting from New York City, Daly's original residence
for the Gamadge series, to her own piece of Florida, but
the editor wouldn't hear of it.
So instead. Boylan describes snitches and snatches
of her main character's visits to and memories about
Santa Martina. a fictionalized Anna Maria Island.
Santa Martina. writes Bo'ylan. is "a countrified
little spit mercifully free from the chic which infests so
many of Florida's west coast barrier islands. The cli-
mate is sublime for six months of the year, perfectly
tolerable for three and ghastly during July, August and
September," from Working Murder, pages 19-20.
Fans send "a couple of letters a month," she says.
"I always write back."
In one letter, a woman confessed to having found
Boylan's book on an airplane bound for Australia.
Boylan thinks that's great and encourages readers
to share her books after reading them. "Leave (my,
book) on the bus," she laughs, "or throw it on the beach
(for someone else to find)."
Boylan will speak to the Gulf Coast Writers Group
at their next meeting at the Island Branch Library,
Monday, April 4 at 10:15 a.m. The meeting is open to
the public.-


Couple given


extension to


clean up yard
By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
The Holmes Beach Code Enforcement Board gave
a couple an additional week to rid their yard of debris
or face a fine of $250 per day.
George and Sylvia Harris of 7602 Marina Dr. were
cited by the board in regard to care of premises. They
received their first notice of violation on Feb. 12, the
second notice of violation on Feb. 28 and an affidavit
of violation and notice of hearing on March 14.
The couple was represented at Friday's hearing by
attorney Lonnie Smith who asked the board for an ex-
tension to bring the yard into compliance.
City Attorney Steve Dye said the board has the
power to do so but is not obligated to do so.
Public Works Supervisor John Ferniandez gave a
status report on the property.
"I met with the Harrises late yesterday afternoon
and noticed that quite a bit of the material had been
removed off the site and disposed of," said Fernandez.
"There are some items that still need to be taken care
of, and Mr. Harris assured me that was his intent."
Code Enforcement Officer Mike Heistand showed
the board photos of the property prior to clean up and
photos taker) that morning.
"You can see there's been considerable progress," he
noted. "There's still a lot of minor items left. There are
building materials which are still in violation and a pile of
tree branches, a motor block and miscellaneous items.
Heistand also presented a petition from neighbors
"stating that there has been an on-going problem there."
Edward McIntyre, who lives across the street with his
wife Irene Flynn, said, "This has been a problem for years.
We have talked with the Harrises, pleaded with the
Harrises; we've tried everything. If your codes are not
adequate, we've got petitions requesting that they be up-
dated. With regard to extensions, we look at this every
day."
Flynn added, "We feel we are not getting the high-
est and best use of our property because of the Harris
property. They're nice people, but they have nb respect
for other people's rights."
Another neighbor told the board there is a utility
shed on the property that is in violation of the code and
asked that it be included in the order. Heistand said the
shed was not part of the original complaint and a new
complaint with proper notices must be filed.
Dye said the Harrises are concerned about a large
fine being imposed on them and suggested the board
specify the items not in compliance and give the
Harrises a time frame in which to dispose of the items.
Board, member Carol Williams asked if the
Harrises can be ordered to stay in compliance.
Dye said that is not possible but for future viola-
tions, the board can go through its process very quickly.


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Rites of spring on

Anna Maria Island
Ah, Spring!
The White Orchids are blooming along Gulf Drive,
visible through the haze of car exhaust from traffic
gridlock.
Birds are singing, barely heard over the roar of boom-
boxes from the spring "breakers" packing the beaches.
This week surrounding the Easter holiday is
traditionally the peak of our winter tourist season. Stu-
dents are on the beaches for spring break. Tourists are
here to enjoy a few days of spring vacation. Many
snowbirds are in their last month of island pleasures.
Motels, roads and restaurants are packed.
'Tis the season -bane or boon to those of us who
live and work on Anna Maria Island.
A friend recently started to harp about how
crowded things are here of late. "If things were just the
way they use to be ..." was the start of his lament. He
described Casey Key, an island far to the north of us,
that was his most recent view of paradise.
Of course he was right It would be great to turn the
clock back to the "good old days" of 20 or 50 years ago.
Days when you couldn't go outside after dark be-
cause the mosquitoes were so thick.
Fish were plentiful in the bays which was a
good thing, because nobody had any money for much
in the way of store-bought groceries. And it was a long,
long trip over bumpy roads to get to town.
Seriously, though, the traffic congestion, long waits
at favorite restaurants and packed beaches are a part of the
price we now pay to live in paradise. Isn't it better to
forego a drive to the mainland because of all the people'
on the road, versus not being able to get anywhere because
of three feet of snow covering the highways?
Isn't it better to have to deal with a five-fold in-
crease in our population for a few months so we can
enjoy our own version of paradise the rest of the year?
So relax. Adapt to the changing times of the Island.
Think ahead.
Realize that traffic is going to be bad during the height
of the day, and don't drive your car. Use your bicycle.
Realize that the restaurants are going to be packed
and if you really want to eat out, plan to dine earlier or
later than the crowds.
Realize the beaches will be packed, your accus-
tomed tranquillity may be disrupted, and enjoy the
laughter of kids playing on the sand.
And remember: it only lasts a little while longer.
Then we'll have our summer season and with any
luck, it will be a good one.




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praised by Chetlain
Both as an old newsman and as an interested
county commissioner, let me take this opportunity to
commend Editor Bonner Presswood and the entire staff
of the Islander Bystander for its enterprise in produc-
ing such a lively and interesting newspaper. I find it
packed with pertinent local news and timely editorials
and meaningful editorial cartoons.
Cartoonist Jack Egan has that simple, but subtle
way of making a point that his intended victims are
hardly offended. Proof of that was demonstrated last
week when Egan was seen seated next to fellow
County Commissioner Joe (High Span?) McClash tak-
ing in one of the Pittsburgh Pirate games at McKechnie
Field. Nary a blow was struck, or an untoward word
exchanged.
But, perhaps the main reason I took forward to
each issue of the Islander Bystander is to read June
Alder's fascinating series of stories of the Island and
this area's forgotten past:
Keep up the good work and as William Randolph
Hearst once said, "I'll buy enthusiasm every time."
Kent Chetlain, Manatee County Commissioner

Beach tilling the question ...
I have been a part-time resident of Anna Maria Is-
land for the past 35 years. I have owned Blue Water
Beach Club for 18 years.
I, personally, with the help of my wife and employ-
ees, filled wheelbarrows with turtles and released them
into the Gulf so they wouldn't be devoured by sea gulls.
Yesterday, when I was looking out of my window,
there was a bulldozer ploughing up the surface of the
beach, supposedly so the turtles would have a better
access to lay their eggs.
I think it is not worth the effort of ploughing be-
cause when the next high tide comes the water will
destroy what they have done.
The beach was finally renourished last year after a
long wait.
Please publish this letter for the common well-be-
ing of the people of Anna Maria Island.
This is restful vacation area and the people of Anna


Maria Island pay taxes to keep it that way. The beach
should have been left as it was after renourishment.
What they are doing will create a hazard for our guests
who want to use the beach.
I would like to have responses to this letter. I will
welcome anyone to Blue Water to discuss this subject
with me.
Karl Sondermann, Holmes Beach

.And the answer is ...
I would first like to thank you for your active par-
ticipation over the past years in helping a threatened
species, the loggerhead turtle, survive and multiply,
One of the state permit conditions of the nourishment
project is to test the compaction of the restored beach prior
to the sea turtle nesting season for two years following
completion of the project. Manatee County is required to
plow (till) the beach if compaction levels exceeded 500
pounds per square inch. State officials require that this
testing and, if necessary, tilling be performed as close to
nesting season as possible. Sea turtle nesting, season be-
gins in May. We performed the compaction tests in Feb-
ruary and found a lack of defined pattern of compaction
and a wide range of measurements. After studying the test
results, state officials determined that the beach project
should be tilled.
In response to your question about the next high
tide erasing the beach tilling effort, state officials have
experienced mixed success in beach tilling followed by
storm events that-saturate the dry beach area. However,
the state's research indicates a net benefit and, there-
fore, continues to require tilling of restored beaches.
I apologize for any inconvenience the beach tilling
has caused you and your guests and ask for your under-
standing of the situation. Barring any mechanical fail-
ures or bad weather, the contractor should not be in any
area of the beach for more than a couple of days. Also,
we are requiring the contractor to level the beach after
tilling to facilitate public access.
Thank you for your cooperation. Please contact me if
you have any questions or desire additional information.
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By June Alder -------


OSCEOLA


It had been a bleak Christmas for
the handful of troops guarding Fort King
the winter of 1835. Wiley Thompson,
the Indian agent there, was trying not to
let them know how worried he was
about a Seminole uprising.: The upstart
sub-chief, Osceola, was becoming
bolder and bolder, staging daring raids
on white settlements up and down the
West Coast of Florida.
Who knew where he would attack
next?
Thompson had requested reinforce-
ments from Fort Brooke several weeks
ago, but here it was, three days before
New Year's Day, with no sign of them.
As usual, Thompson spent the
morning doing paper work. At noon he
ate a dinner of pork and beans in the
mess hall. Afterwards he invited young
Lt. Constantine Smith to go for a walk
just outside the stockade.
The cold mist of the morning had
burned off. It was a splendid, bright day.
For a moment, as the two men strolled
along smoking their Cuban cigars,
Thompson almost forgot his worries.
But their every movement was being
observed from a thicket some 300 yards
away. Osceola and 60 Mikasukee warriors
had been concealed there for hours, while
the main body of High Chief Micanopy's
Seminole Nation army was tracking the
march of the column of white soldiers
Thompson was awaiting.
Osceola had been preparing for this
day a long time.
Handsome, athletic and blue-eyed (he
may have had some white forebears)
Osceola had been brought to Florida from
Alabama by his Creek mother when he
was eight. He grew up happily along
Tampa Bay and when he was old enough
he gave his allegiance to Micanopy.
At 19, however, he was baffled
when Micanopy allowed himself to be
persuaded to give Florida to the Ameri-
cans in return for a four-million-acre
reservation between Fort King and
Tampa Bay. And his shock knew no
bounds when Micanopy and his council-
ors were tricked into agreeing to leave
Florida to live out West.
By this time, 1834, Osceola was 30.
Micanopy was old and fat and a drunk-
ard. Osceola became his right hand man,
using his position to delay emigration.
At the same time he was keeping him-
self in the good graces of Thompson and
the other white men at Fort King, where
he frequently hired out as a guide. For
though he was determined to prevent his
people from being forced from the
homeland, he ts ly wanted peace.


But matters were coming to a
head. In April 1835 at the direct orders
of President Andrew Jackson, Thomp-
son called the chiefs to Fort King. For
a entire day he harangued them about
consenting to go West immediately.
But the next day Micanopy and other
principal chiefs did not appear.
Thompson did what to Osceola
was an unforgivable thing. He struck
the names of these leaders from the list
of Seminole chiefs, substituting the
names of minor chiefs who were will-
ing to sign the treaty.
Osceola, standing in the back-
ground, his arms folded, contained his
rage as the signing ceremony began.
But when his turn came, he brushed the
pen Thompsbn offered him aside and
plhinged his knife through the docu-
ment into the table.
"The only treaty I will execute is
with this!" he roared.
By this dramatic gesture Osceola
united the Seminole tribes behind him
in a do-or-die fight for justice. And
Thompson knew it. A short time later
he had Osceola seized and thrown into
prison in chains. But humiliation did
not break his spirit; it made him more
cunning. He feigned contriteness,
played the role of a man ready to sign
anything for his freedom and even
signed the removal document publicly.
Thompson not only released him
but, incredibly, presented him with the
gift of a silver-mounted rifle.
That was six months ago. Now it
was time for Osceola to execute the de-
cision of the Seminole council-death
for the Indian agent.
Motionless, hardly breathing,
Osceola waited in his hiding place out-
side Fort King for Thompson and Lt.
Smith to move into range. The rifle
Osceola slowly leveled at the agent
was the very one he had given Osceola.
A few more steps and Osceola had his
enemy within his sights.
Above the explosion of his rifle
shot-the first of a flurry of shots that
felled both men-there rose Osceola's
peculiar, high-pitched war whoop, a
cry that would spur his warriors to vic-
tory after victory in the coming year.
Micanopy also had accomplished
his mission, just as Osceola had
planned it. In the ambush of the 108
American soldiers on their way to aid
Thompson the commander, Major
Francis L Dade, had been the first to
die. And all but three of his men' also
perished in what would later be known
as the "Dade Massacre."


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Three Holmes Beach petitioners sought relief
from false alarm fines at Friday's code enforcement
board hearing. Fines in two of the cases were reduced.
Barbara Gentiluomo, owner of Turtle's Bar and
Grill, 5702 Marina Dr., protested a fine of $1,075 for
violations that occurred between September and De-
cember of 1993.
"I installed the alarm system to protect my prop-
erty and my employees," Gentiluomo said. "We made
every attempt to make sure it was installed properly."
Juan Gonzales, owner of a cleaning company that
services Turtle's, said one of his employees was not
familiar with the system and the system did not func-
tion properly at times.
"I called the company to fix the system, and it
took over a week for them to come and try to help us,"
he explained. "They always told us it was fixed, but
when my crew came into the business, we still had the
same problems. I don't believe there is any negli-
gence. I think it is the fault of the system. We didn't
have any control over it. We followed what the alarm
company told us."
Gentilumo also protested the amount of the fine.
"Is there some way I can appeal to you to try and
change this excessive fine?" she asked. "It's like a
punishment but it doesn't fit the crime. There's just
not that much profit being made these days. I don't
know what else we could have done to prevent this
from happening."
Board Chairman Grant Beer said the code can
only be changed by the city council, and the board's
function is to deal with the violation.
The board studied the violations and found two
that were questionable. These were removed from the


list, lowering the fine to $375.
The second case involved a Key Royale
homeowner, Dan Rocco, with fines of $300. The
Roccos were represented at the hearing by the owner
of their alarm company who maintained that the false
alarms were caused by leaking water which caused
corrosion of the contacts in the alarm system. He said
the alarm system had been repaired.
Board member Bill Saunders said, "The property
owner did not install it properly and did not protect it.
It's a malfunction and therefore, it's a violation."
The board upheld the fine.
The third case involved the Citgo/Payless property.,
Public Works Supervisor John Fernandez ex-
plained that the case came before the board in Decem-
ber of 1993, but no representative of the property or the
company appeared. The board upheld fines of $1,500
at that time. The board found the business in violation
of non-payment and-imposed an additional fine of $25
per day if the fines were not paid within 30 days of the
board's notice.
An order of non-compliance was issued on Jan.
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until the fines are paid and impose an additional fine of
$250 per day to begin accruing on the first business day
after receipt of the notice. "
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the December hearing was sent to the Citgo/Payless
office and he did not receive it. He said he is the prop-
erty owner but has nothing to do with operation of the
business.
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maintain the $1,500 in false alarm fines and add $500'
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Cortezian
natives
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heritage
Mary Fulford Green
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Green'stbook "Finest
Kind" at the Fifth
Annual Natives Picnic
held Saturday. The book
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Cortez natives


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By David Futch
Islander Correspondent
Four generations of Cortez descendants came from
as far away as Atlanta to pay homage to their ancestors
at the Fifth Annual Natives Picnic held Saturday.
The family affair was a celebration of a legacy that
began over a century ago when the first fishermen
settled the waterfront in north Sarasota Bay. In many
respects, the village and its people have changed little.
"This is home and this is family," Lorel Rhoden
said. "We were raised here. We were family out here
and we were taught to respect our elders. I hope we can
keep the nets."
The thrust and purpose of the picnic was to empha-
size that Cortez natives and the 30 extended families
who reside there should do whatever is necessary to
stay in Cortez and carve out a living, said Mary Fulford
Green.
Putting bread on the table for Cortez natives means
fighting to continue using their commercial nets that
bring mullet and pompano to everyone's table.
In recent years, the sportfishing industry has sought
to ban commercial net fishing in Florida waters. The

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ban-the-nets movement would stop the few remain-
ing Floridians from continuing a tradition and putting
food in their children's mouths.
Dressed in an outfit reminiscent of her grand7
mother, Green said this year's event was held for the
first time at Fulford Fish Co. so relatives who lived
elsewhere could see the old Taylor Boatworks next to
Fulford Fish.
Cortez Village Historical Society members have
filed an application with the National Park Service to
include Cortez in the National Register of Historic
Places, an effort to' encourage preservation.
"The one thing we're trying to stress in our appli-
cation is that commercial fishing had much to do with
the settling of Florida," Green said. "We're still here
after 105 years."
Mary Green's cousin Doris Green has shown her.
commitment to retaining a sense of history with her
book "The Fog's Comin' In," an account of the early
days of Cortez fishing.
"I've lived here all my life. Never been anywhere
else," Doris said. "I'm pushin' 80, and honey, I can
tell you one thing. I've been there."




Mary Fulford Green
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of her relatives at the
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The rigorous climate of Rockport, located on the
jagged coast north of Boston, wasn't healthy anymore.
For Marcia Jean Heerman, a move to a warmer cli-
mate was necessary.
In October of 1992, Marcia moved to Bradenton
Beach. It was the slowest pace she could find in the
area, yet still close to the cultural pulse of Sarasota. At
42, it was an ideal spot for Marcia to pursue part-time
interests in art and retail in what she was looking for-
ward to as a "semi-retirement."
Marcia wasn't exactly sure of her ailments at the
time. "Strange blood tests" weren't fully explaining the
night sweats and occasional swelling in her throat and
neck over the past two years. But the mild, slower pace
of Anna Maria, she thought, just might be the answer.
Just six months later, however, Marcia developed
a severe swelling in one of her lymph nodes "the size
of an egg" she says. It was time for more tests.
In April, Manatee Memorial Hospital began a
series of tests that included biopsies of Marcia's neck
and breasts. She met with osteopaths, surgeons,
oncologists.
"People were dragging their feet," Marcia says.
"It was taking awhile."
Around this time, Marcia turned to mystical
means to seek her answers and says she learned two
things: first, that she would have cancer in 1993 and;
second, that she would not have cancer in 1994.
"I knew I had cancer. I convinced myself of that,"
she says, "and I repeated that daily."
Marcia then called Sarasota Memorial Hospital
and asked for the head of oncology. She was con-
nected with Dr. Jameel Audeh, one member of the,
hospital's noted two-man team of Audeh and
Bubinak.
In June, she was diagnosed with Hodgkins
lymphoma, a threatening blood disease that effects the
lymphnodes.
Although initial tests showed signs of cancer in
the upper body only, Sarasota doctors also suspected
it in the lower body. Exploratory surgery and removal
of the spleen was scheduled almost immediately.
Widespread cancer, Hodgkins, was found in the
fourth of four stages of development: it had affected
her liver.
"I had to daily convince myself I had cancer,"
Marcia says. "But I knew I would be cured and I
never used the word tumor or victim. It was 'an ob-
struction in my body,' a block."
"I didn't want to fight cancer, because you can't
fight your body," she said. "And I didn't want to ac-
cept it 'cause I knew it would be gone next year. So,
I called it 'an obstruction."
The third "confirmation" Marcia learned was that
"chemo gets easier." She began telling herself this-ev-


ery day as she embarked on the first of seven months
of chemotherapy, with weekly injections of the chemi-
cals that would leave her body as, what she points out
to be, "hazardous wastes."
Marcia went through nearly all of the related com-
plications associated with "chemo" from tingling in her
fingers and toes (neuropathy) to severe body pain, con-
fusion, extreme fatigue and loss of hair.
Sometimes, she says, "your mind is so confused
you don't know your way home." She talked of sleep-
less nights filled with pain, blurry vision, an unfamil-
iar personality and premature menopause.
She looked for strength, and sometimes found it at.
the beach. She would walk the beach, bald from shav-
ing after her hair started falling out in clumps, and go
fishing. Fishing, she says, going to the beach, and
"housework and things like that" were her three priori-
ties. This led to what she calls her "cancer answer."
"For me, my cancer answer was to pace myself
with what was important in life." Being limited, she
says, she had to carefully pace her activities in order to
achieve the small things that brought happiness or sat-
isfaction into her life.
Medical bills were weighing heavily for a while
until, medically bankrupt, she had to "let it go." Her
bills, she says, were beyond her control.
In January, Marcia was told her cancer was in to-
tal remission. Her daily mantra of "chemo gets easier"
had come to an end. She admitted the chemo was worse
than she expected, that she had faced death and that she
didn't need to be the strong warrior anymore.
Then she fell apart.
Like the woman who found the strength to lift a car
off her injured son, she says she fought daily to be "strong,
strong, strong until I didn't have to be anymore."
Less than three months since her last treatment,
Marcia is still feeling the effects of the chemicals that
flowed through her body, and is expecting to continue
to feel their effects for up to a year. And she's feeling
the frustrations and anxieties of not yet being able to
fully return to her old pleasures and occupations.
"There's so much I want to do and haven't done,"
she says.
"But you get through it," she says. "And I accept
a lot more than I used to."
And she owes great thanks and gratitude to her
"team" at Sarasota Memorial Hospital the nurses,
therapists, social workers, doctors, surgeons and
friends who pulled her through. And the "surpris-
ing" amount of support she found from old and new
family and friends.
Though she now considers her cancer "a chapter in
the past," she will officially be able to consider herself
cured of the disease in five years.
"Pacing is the key to wellness," she says with
proven conviction. "You do what you can to make
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Woman's Club holds
annual luncheon,
fashion show
On Wednesday, April 6, the Ladies of the
Woman's Club of Anna Maria Island will sponsor its
annual luncheon and fashion show at Pete Reynard's
Restaurant in Holmes Beach.
Social hour (cash bar) will begin at 11:30 a.m. fol-
lowed by lunch at 1 p.m. Tickets are $9. Six members
of the club will model spring styles by the Jarvis Shop.
The installation of new officers for the 1994/95
season will also take place. The new officers are: Sa-
rah Maloney, president; Maggie Wilkinson, first vice
president; June Ardovino, second vice president; Flo-
rence Gelderman, secretary; Julie DiRocco, treasurer;
and Jean Barrett corresponding secretary.
For tickets and reservation call Mabel Peltier at
778-5432.

Teen program starts at
Roser Wednesdays
An "All Island Youth" program for seventh to 12th
grade youth from Anna Maria Island arid the surrounding
area will take place once a week on Wednesday nights
from 6 to 8 p.m. for food, fun and a variety of social and
spiritual activities starting Wednesday, April 6.
The founding churches of All Island Denomina-
tions, which is sponsoring the program, are St. Bernard
Catholic Church, Episcopal Church of the Annuncia-
tion, Gloria Dei Lutheran, Roser Memorial Commu-
nity, Harvey Memorial Community and First Church
of Christ Scientist.
Special events will be planned. Programs will ro-
tate monthly between the churches with Roser Memo-
rial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria
City, hosting the first month.
For additional information, call 778-0414.

Writers group to meet at
Island Branch Library
The Gulf Coast Writers Group will meet at Island
Branch Library, 5701 Marina Dr., Holmes Beach, on
Monday, April 4, at 10:15 a.m.
Eleanor Boylan, author of a series of mystery
books, will be the guest speaker.
KFor information call Myrtle Moreton 729-2399 or
Kay Pruden at 778-6879.

New Exhibit at Island
Historical Museum
A new exhibit at the Anna Maria Island Historical
Museum chronicles the Phelps, Blackburn and Huth fami-
lies, who can boast four generations of native Floridians.
The public is invited to view the exhibit and other
artifacts and documents from the early days on Anna
Maria Island.
The museum is located at 402 Pine Ave., Anna
Maria City, and is open on Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admis-
sion is free.

Needlepoint exhibit at
Island Branch Library
Anna Maria resident Betty Weisend will have a
display of needlepoint on exhibit at the Island Branch
Library during the month of April. The library is located
at 5701 Marina Dr., Holmes Beach.

Kidnastics program at
center
The Anna Maria Island Community Center will
sponsor a Kidnastics Program starting Saturday, April
9, for toddlers ages 2 to 5.
The program takes a fun approach to teaching co-
ordination and motor skills by using tumbling, balance
beam, ribbons and ball.
The class will meet Saturdays from 1:30 to 2:30
p.m. at the center. The cost is $20 per month for mem-
bers and $25. for non-members.
For more information, call Lauri Coons, instructor,
at 794-1508, or the center at 778-1908., ,, ,, .


Centennial planners to
meet April 4
The Centennial Executive Committee will meet
with all centennial committee chair persons at 7 p.m.,
April 4, at Anna Maria City Hall. The group will con-
tinue planning for the Island Centennial celebration to
beheld May 20-22. All those interested in volunteer-
ing to assist in any way with events or behind-the-
scene needs are invited to attend.

American Association
of University Women
will meet April 9
The American Association of University Women,
Manatee County Branch, will meet Saturday, April 9,
at 9:00 a.m. at the Bradenton Country Club.
Dr. Addie Mitchell and other members will con-
duct a panel discussion on the theme of "Variety is the
Spice of Life." A brunch will be served at a cost
$7.50. For reservations, call Lois Swallow at 792-
5711 by April 6.

Hi-1 2 to meet
The Anna Maria High Twelve Club will meet on
Thursday, March 31, at Pete Reynard's Restaurant in
Holmes Beach.
All Masons and their friends are invited.
For information, call 778-1260.

Coast Guard Auxiliary
offers safe boating.
course April 5
A course in boating safety conducted by certified
Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors will begin at 7:30
p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, at 1208 129 St., Cortez,
north of the Seafood Shack Restaurant.
The course will include boat handling, naviga-
tion, legal requirements, weather and radio. The
classes will run for three weeks on Tuesdays and
Thursday and are free except for a nominal charge
for materials.
For more information, call Shirley Northrup, Flo-
tilla staff officer, public education, at 722-6971.

Off Stage Ladies hold
luncheon April 13
The Off Stage Ladies, a support group for the Is-
land Players, will hold their April meeting on
Wednesday, April 13, at the Seafood Shack starting
with a social hour at 11:30 a.m.
Tracy Burden of the Manatee Speakers Forum
will present a program on "Communications."
The cost of the luncheon is $10. Call Vivian
Wahlman at 792-0768 for reservations.

Historical Society
names new volunteer
chairman
Dorothy Stevenhagen is the new volunteer chair-
person for the Anna Maria Island Historical Society.
Volunteers act as docents at the Island Historical
Museum located at 402 Pine Ave. in Anna Maria City.
Anyone interested in serving as a docent, please
call Stevenhagen at 795-0148.

Applications available
for Center November
crafts show
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Island Easter starts with


sunrise service


Easter came
early to Island
Foods
The 3rd Annual Easter
Egg Hunt, sponsored by
Island Foods owners
Jim and Kathy Gloth,
was held last Saturday
morning. About 1,000
colored eggs were
hidden around the store
and more than 100
prizes, such as trolls,
hula hoops and bun-
nies, were given away.
On the scene to help are
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(Harriet Bielhart) and
the Easter Bunny
(James Lewis). Count-
ing their eggs are Evan
Lewis (left) and
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Islander Photo:
Tomara Kafka


Members of King Middle
School's Student Advi-
sory Council (left to
right) Kelly Waldrop, 8th
grade; Lauri Zanine, 8th
grade; and Brittany
Wilkins, 7th grade, came
to Anna Maria Island
Elementary School to
make Easter baskets and
provide an Easter egg
hunt for the kindergarten
students.
Islander Photos: Joy Courtney


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By Tomara Kafka
Features Editor
The Island Kiwanis has celebrated the dawning of
Easter the natural way for 30 years on the beach.
The 6:30 a.m. Easter service, held just north of the
Manatee Public Beach pavilion, will draw anywhere
between 600 to 1,000 people, estimates John Bonser,
Anna Maria Island Kiwanis president.
"It gets bigger every year," says Bonser, who. has
headed up the Spiritual Aims Committee last year and
this year.
Many of the Island's churches help with the service
every year. This year the Rev. Dan Kilts, of Gloria Dei
Lutheran Church, will be leading the service.
Kilts, a newcomer to the Island, admits that he does
not know what to expect.
"I moved here last year right after Easter," says
Kilts, "so I'm not really sure what this is going to be
like."
But community church leaders have participated in
the past and will continue to help out with these spe-
cial non-denominational services such as Father Ben-
jamin B. Gorr, pastor at St. Bernard Catholic Church.
"As we did last year," Bonser says, "the service is
held in the sand and we are asking people to bring lawn
chairs and blankets."
There are Island Easter celebrations and services
all week, they include:
The Island Baptist Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Anna
Maria, will hold two services at 8:30 and 10:55 a.m.
The Rev. James M. Metts, Jr. presides.
Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave.,
Anna Maria, will hold two services on Easter Sunday at
9 and 10:30 a.m. The Hand Bell Choir and the Chancel
Choir will perform, with an organ and piano duet at both
services. The Rev. Frank Hutchison presides. An Easter
e gg hunt for Roser's preschool through 6th grade Sunday
school kids will be held at 3 p.m.
St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Dr.,
Holmes Beach will hold a Holy Thursday Service for the
Lord's Last Supper at 7 p.m.; a Good Friday Service at 3
p.m.; a Holy Saturday Vigil Mass at 7 p.m.; and on Eas-
ter Sunday their regular Sunday Mass at 8, 9:30 and 11
a.m. Officiating is Father Benjamin B. Gorr, pastor, and
Father Donald Baier, associate pastor.
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Dr.,
Holmes Beach, will hold Maundy Thursday Services
at 10:30 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. with foot washing and Holy
Communion; the Good Friday Prayer and Meditation
Services are 2 and 7:15 p.m.; Easter Sunday Services
are at 8 and 10:30 a.m. with the Junior and Senior High
Processionals. The Rev. Dan Kilts, pastor, presides.
Sunday school, at 9 a.m., will celebrate the resurrection
and an Easter egg hunt will follow for the little ones.
The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408
Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, will hold a Holy Eucharist Mass
on Wednesday at 10 a.m. On Maundy Thursday a prayer
group will meet at 9 a.m., a Holy Eucharist with Holy
Unction Service will be held at 9:30 a.m.; a Foot Wash-
ing, Holy Eucharist and Stripping of the Altar Service will
be at 7:30 p.m.; and a Prayer Vigil at the Altar of Repose
will be from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. On Good Friday a
Prayer Vigil at the Altar of Repose will be held from 6
a.m. to noon; the Mass of the Pre-Sanctified and Solemn
Collects will be held at noon; Stations of the Cross is at 1
p.m.; and Confession will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
On Easter Eve, Saturday, the Great Vigil of Easter
Service will be held at 8 p.m. On Easter Sunday, the
Festive Celebration of the Holy Eucharist will take
place; a Holy Eucharist Rite 1 Services will be at 7
a.m.; a Holy Eucharist Rite 2 Service with Family Lit-
urgy is at 9 a.m.; and Holy Eucharist Rite 1 with Cho-
ral is at 11 a.m.
Father Richard G. Fellows, rector, will preside. There
will be no Christian Education on Easter Sunday. An Eas-
ter eigg hunt for the church's Sunday school kids through
age nine will follow the 9 a.m. Liturgy service.
Christian Science First Church of Christ Scientist,
6300 Marina Dr., Holmes Beach, will hold both their
Sunday service and Sunday school at 10:30 a.m.
Harvey Memorial Church, 300 Church St.,
Bradenton Beach, will have a Maundy Thursday ser-
vice at 7:00 p.m., with a pot luck dinner at 6 p.m.; and
Easter Sunday Service is at 10:30 a.m.
Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Dr.,
Longboat Key, will hold a Maundy Thursday Service at
7 p.m. A Good Friday Service will be held from noon to
1 p.m. On Sunday, there will be two Easter Services at 9
a.m. and 11 am. An Easter egg hunt and art exhibit will
be held in the garden at 10 a.m. and is open to all children
and parents. The Rev. C. Jim Marsh, pastor, presides.


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Off Island happenings
Sarasota Visual Art Center, 707 N. Tamiami Trail,
Sarasota, will host a Spring Open Show. The opening
reception will be Saturday, April 2, from 5 to 7 p.m.
The public is invited and admission's free.
The American Littoral Society will host a Carefree
Learner Cruise from Bayfront Park in Sarasota on
Monday, April 4, from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. The group
will cruise Sarasota Bay and collect critters and observe


Power Squadron elects
officers
The Anna Maria Island Power Squad-
ron recently installed the 1994-95
bridge of officers. Seated, from left to
right are Lt/C Mary Ann Tyrrell,
executive officer; Cdr. James Gillie,
commander; and Lt/C Howard Grant,
education officer. Standing, left to right,
are Lt/C Ken Miller, administrative
officer; Lt/C Roy Tanner, treasurer; and
Lt/C Shirley Northrup, secretary.


the on-board aquaria. Cost is $10 for members and $15
for non-members. Call 951-0884 to make a reservation.
The Manasota Genealogical Society will hold a
meeting on Wednesday, April 6, at 10 a.m. in the Cen-
tral Bradenton Main Library at 1301 Barcarrota Blvd.,
Bradenton. The topic will be "The Lewis and Clark
Expedition," with speaker Dr. Webster Tenny. A 20th
anniversary luncheon will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the
Holiday Inn Riverfront. Reservations are required and


can be made by calling 729-3632.
New Options Center of Manatee Vo Tech is spon-
soring "Employability Skills Workshops' beginning
Tuesday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The work-
shops will focus on job search skills including applica-
tions, resumes and interviewing. Also, a "Facing Fear
Workshop" will begin on Wednesday, April 6, from 1
to 3 p.m. The workshops are free to qualified persons.
For further information, call 751-7922.
The Selby Gardens Museum of Botany and the
Arts will host Selby's 13th Annual Open Photographic
Competition exhibit, "Nature in Florida," opening to
the public on Friday, April 1, and featuring some 150
color and black and white prints. The Museum is lo-
cated at 811 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota. Call 366-5730,
ext. 31, for more information.
The Manatee County Extension Service has sched-
uled an Extension Water School beginning April 14
through May 26. The purpose of the Water School is to
provide a broad overview of Manatee County's water re-
sources, issues, problems and solution. Cost is $40. Ses-
sions will be from 7 to 9:15 p.m. in Kendrick Auditorium
at the Agricultural Center/Fairground in Palmetto. Call
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A dream comes true for George O'Connor


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
On July 2, George O'Connor will live every base-
ball fan's dream he'll throw out the first ball at a
Pittsburgh Pirate homegame.
O'Connor and his son, Mike, age 15, will be flown
to Pittsburgh on July 1 and treated to hotel accommo-
dations and tickets for the weekend's games between
the Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds. In addition to
throwing out the first pitch at Saturday's game,
O'Connor will be given scoreboard recognition and
presented with a club plaque during an on-field presen-
tation.
"I can't wait for July," said O'Connor. "It's so
exciting."
So-what did a fellow, from Anna Maria do to de-
serve all this?
For starters, he worked very hard selling season
tickets for the Pirates spring training season in
Bradenton.
The story starts back a few years ago, when
O'Connor was chairman of a Pittsburgh Pirates support
group.
"The support group originated when the Pirates
were going to leave Bradenton," explained O'Connor.
"Local business people joined together and worked to
get a new stadium to keep the Pirates here. It's a cut-
throat business to get and keep a major league team,
and the business community should support them, be-
cause they bring $9 million in revenue into the area."
For his part in getting the new stadium, O'Connor
was treated to a week at the Pirate's Fantasy Camp,
where he and other participants played baseball in
teams taught by star players and managers of the Pitts-
burgh ball club.
Once the stadium was built, the support group had
to find a new focus, said O'Connor. When they learned
that there were only 600 season ticket holders, the
group formed the McKecknie Club and started a pro-
gram to generate ticket sales. O'Connor is the club's
. president.
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Phillip F. Fayette
Philip F. Fayette, 76, of Manatee County, died
March 24 in Manatee Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Toale Broth-
ers Funeral Home, 40 N. Orange Ave., Sarasota. Fu-
neral Liturgy will be 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady
Queen. of Martyrs Catholic Church, 833 Magellan Dr.,
Sarasota, with the Rev. Carl Birarelli officiating.
Born in Burlington, Vt., Mr. Fayette was former
owner of Trader Jack's restaurant in Bradenton
Beach. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World
War II, serving as a B-17 pilot. He was a member of
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church. He
was a member of the Elks Club and Knights of Co-
lumbus. He attended the University of Vermont.
He is survived by his wife, Louise E.; a daugh-
ter, Carolyn Davis of Sarasota; two sons, Philip F.
Jr. and Stephen, both of Sarasota; a sister, Megs
Crabbe of Chicago; and a brother, James of
Burlington, Vt.

Corinne C. Spain
Corrine C. Spain, 71, of Bradenton, died March
21 in Surrey Place.
Born in Kansas City, Mo., Mrs.- Spain came to
Bradenton from Clinton, Iowa, in 1979. She was a
registered nurse. She was a member of St. Joseph
Catholic Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Ann
Cunnane of San Jose, Calif., Mary M. Duffy of
Gainesville, and Katie Rolfe of Bradenton; three
sons, W. Michael of Rock Falls, Ill., Thomas F. of
Holmes Beach, and William J. of Bettendorf, Iowa;
three sisters, Margaret Berger of Corpus Christi,
Texas, Helen Buettner of Kerney, Neb., and Betty
Jean New of Kansas City; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation was held at Brown and Sons Funeral
Home in Bradenton. Services were held at St. Joseph
Catholic Church in Bradenton. Burial was in Palmetto.





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Residents of the Sandpiper Mobile Park in Bradenton Beach held their annual March Memorial Service in
memory of the park's members who passed away in the past year. Father Donald Bier of St. Bernard Catholic
Church officiated. Park residents who were eulogized were: Norman Stewart, Richard Bennett, Dorothy
Sharpe, Barbara Vorbek, Mattie Eisenlohr, Jenny Meyers, Elaine Cawley, Joseph Cawley, Josephine Valente,
Lillian Meyers, Prudence Whiteman, Bonnie Bell, Dean Taggart, and Naomi Ruckels.


Guild of Bradenton
Beach to wed
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Guild of Bradenton Beach
announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Ann
of Gainesville, to Richard Stephen Fletcher of Gainesville,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver K. Fletcher of Bradenton.
The couple will wed June 4 at Palma Sola Presby-
terian Church.
Miss Guild is a 1993 graduate of the University of
South Florida, Tampa, where she received a bachelor of
science degree in music education. She is a chorus teacher.
The bridegroom-elect is a 1991 graduate of the
University of South Florida, where he received a bach-
elor of science degree in biology. He is attending the
University of Florida School of Pharmacy.

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Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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It's Easter week and there's a big celebration,
By everyone in our great nation.
The kids are decked out in the best of clothes;
Mom puts on a new hat and the sheerest of hose;
And Dad has finely washed and waxed the car.
But have we lost the reason for this great event?
For to please each other was not the Lord's intent.
'Cause on this the holiest of weeks, you see,
God laid down his life for you and me.
And to thank Him it wouldn't be too hard to
please,
Just say a simple prayer of thanks upon your
knees.
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By Tomara Kafka
Features Editor
Rumor has it that the Easter Bunny will arrive at 9
a.m. at Cafe Robar on Easter Sunday for a special
breakfast buffet.
I think I have this straightened out now (although
you probably knew it all along and could have ex-
plained it to me). The Rod & Reel Pier has three
menus. One is a breakfast menu that is served all day.
Then there is a second menu which has things like
burgers, fries, sandwiches, seafood baskets, some
soups and side dishes. The third menu has international
flair dishes "from different islands" in Italy, Mexico
and even China. Anyway, I tried the tortellini the other
night, and it was good. You can't beat the atmosphere
-it's great.
Easter Sunday Kiwanis' 30th Annual Easter Sun-
day Service will be held at 6:30 a.m. at the Manatee
County Public Beach. Cafe on the Beach (at the same
location) will open as usual at 6 a.m. Immediately fol-
lowing the service, Dee promises the pancakes will be
ready. Special of the day is ham and all the fixin's. The
steel drum band begins around 4:30 p.m., leading the
Sunday sunset tribute.
The Artists Guild of Anna Maria Island will
present readings by Marilyn Hawkins and friends,
Monday, April 4 at the Guild Gallery. Refreshments
will be served at 6:30 p.m. The program, which is free
and open to the public, is at 7 p.m.
A five-day Arts and Crafts festival will be held at
the Island Branch Library from Monday, March 28
to April 1, with artisans demonstrating their expertise
in areas such as clay sculpture, basketry, weaving, shell
craft, woodworking, quilting, dried flower arranging,


slate art and earring design.
At Turtles Bar & Grill, Lifeguard will play their
rock 'n' roll sounds Thursday through Saturday.
A tribute to Harry James performed by Leon
Merian and a 14-piece orchestra will be at the Beach
House Thursday night but it's not "free entertainment"
as we are accustomed to at area restaurants. Admission
is $3.50.
Mickie Mims, concessionaire at the Dockside
Restaurant on the Bradenton Beach City Pier, will
remain in Blake Hospital for a few more weeks, but she
is doing much better. We all wish her well.
On Longboat Key, at the Haye Loft, the upstairs
lounge at Eupehmia Haye, you can hear some cool jazz
with Skip Cook and Katt Hefner, Friday and Sunday
through Tuesday; Skip Cook on Saturday; and Dean
Miller, classical "and jazz guitarist, Wednesday and
Thursday. They offer cool, soothing sounds to go with
your warm after dinner coffee.
At the Holiday Inn Holidome, Too Much plays
Friday and Saturday nights.
In the Sunset Bar, Longboat Key Hilton, Don
Huntsinger plays Tuesday through Saturday during the
month of April.
Across the bridges, at Zoomerz, Willy Steel per-
forms on Thursday (which is ladies' night, drinks for
$1) and Friday. Too Much plays on Saturday during the
day and Saturday night is Karaoke. Dan Crawford
plays Sunday.
And, get ready, it's that time of year again the
Florida Heritage Festival began this week. Doesn't
ring a bell? That's because it used to be called the
DeSoto Celebration until the "Politically Correct" ac-
tually consented to change the name for us and now
nobody will know what it is for the next few years.
(Fine with me, since the celebration needed a more
well-rounded view of our past.) NOTHING takes place
on the Island. But real close to the Island is the Plastic
Bottle Boat Regatta which is a fun event and that
will be held at Palma Sola Causeway on Saturday


morning, April 16. (Take note if you're planning a trip
to town go any way other than the Causeway.) En-
try fee is $6 for participants age 14 and under, $12 per
adult. Free admission for spectators.

Someone dropped by The Islander Bystander of-
fice recently to request the apple walnut pie recipe from
the Gulf Drive Cafe. Unfortunately, we didn't get her
name but she'll know who she is.
Tom Chapain, co-owner of the Gulf Drive Cafe,
said he would be happy to share this very popular
desert recipe.

'Apple Walnut Pie'
Take any common recipe for apple pie, there are
tons of them around, says Tom, and do the same for a
crust recipe of a two-crust pie.
Combine:
1 stick butter
1 stick margarine (or you can use two sticks of butter, in-
stead of the one stick of butter and one stick of margarine)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup walnuts
Mix in a microwave or in the top of a double-boiler
pan until mixture is soft and liquifies.
Put the bottom crust in the pie pan. Fill the crust
with the apple mixture from the apple pie recipe. Then
pour the walnut mixture on top of the apple pie mix-
ture. Top with second crust and egg-wash the top. Bake
the for the same amount of time and temperature as the
apple pie recipe.

Stir-it-up is a weekly column covering events,
newsy items and fun things to do for Islanders, most on
the Island, some off-island. We encourage those who
provide food, drink and entertainment to send us infor-
mation about upcoming events or tell us what's new.
You may FAX, mail or drop by The Islander By-
stander with a press release. The deadline is noon Fri-
day for the following week's column.


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In honor of 'Old Glory'
Every year the Ladies Auxiliary to Post 8199 VFW
sponsors an art contest at Anna Maria Elementary
School. First place winners in category one, kinder-
garten and first grade, and category two, second and
third grade, go on to the state competition. This
year's theme was the American flag. First row, left
to right, are winners Alex Murphy, Allie Mattice and
Joshua Huffine, who placed first in category one and
second at the state level for his poster of "Old
Glory." Back row are Doreen Hydecker, chairper-
son for Americanism for the auxiliary, with category
two winners Ginny Mazza, Luther Sasser and Jessica
Hendrick.
Islander Photos: Joy Courtney


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to purchase a state reference
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library from the-series "From
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hold a map of the United States
showing the 10 states already
purchased. Stephanie Katz right
shows off one of the books in the
series entitled "Ohio." Call 778-
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Anna Maria

School menu
Monday, 4/4/94
Breakfast: Cereal, Toast, Fruit Cup
Lunch: Chicken Nuggets w/Sauce or Cheese
Croissant, Potato Rounds, Fruit Juice, Pudding
Tuesday, 4/5/94
Breakfast: Cheese Toast or Cereal, Juice
Lunch: Buffalo Wings or Enchilada, Carrot &
Celery Sticks w/Low-Fat Dressing, Peaches,
Corn Meal Roll
Wednesday, 4/6/94
Breakfast: Pancakes or Cereal, Juice
Lunch: Nachos & Cheese or Cheese Pizza,
Italian Salad, Fresh Fruit, Cookie
Thursday, 4/7/94
Breakfast: Fresh Baked Soft Pretzel or Cereal,
Juice
Lunch: Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce or Mini-Chef
Salad. Green Beans, Applesauce, Hot Roll
Friday, 4/8/94
Breakfast: Waffle w/Syrup or Cereal, Fruit Juice
Lunch: Pizza or Burrito, Corn, Italian Salad,
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Island police reports
Anna Maria City
March 16, lost property, 200 block of Chilson
Avenue. The complainant placed his 32 caliber auto-
matic in a gray, vinyl, zippered bag on top of his ve-
hicle and drove away forgetting the gun was on the
vehicle. -
March 16, seized driver's license, 8600 block of
Gulf Drive.
March 17, seized driver's license and tag, 800
block of North Shore Drive.
March 18, five citations for possession of alcohol,
Bayfront Park and Anna Maria City Pier.
March 21, seized tag, 400 block of Pine Avenue.,
March 21, theft, 900 Bay Blvd. S., parking lot of
Rotten Ralph's. A person unknown removed several
pieces of sheet metal and accessories from a trailer.

Bradenton Beach
March 11, information, 1100 block of Gulf Drive
North. The officer on patrol observed two male subjects
walking a female subject with both arms behind her back
and appearing to wear handcuffs. He stopped and asked
for identification on all persons. The two male subjects
showed bail bondsmen identification and said the female


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female subject said her attorney told her not to appear, as
he would appear for her. The officer contacted the female
subject's attorney who said he had appeared for her. The
officer confirmed that with the probation office, and the
female subject was released.
March 16, attached tag not assigned, 2400 block
of Avenue C.
March 17, grand theft, 100 Gulf Dr. S., Circle K.
A person unknown removed $504.64 which was placed
in a bank envelope on the counter. Change was also
missing from a Cerebral Palsy collection can.
March 18, burglary to an automobile, Coquina
Beach. A person unknown used a pry tool to gain en-
try to the automobile and removed two purses contain-
ing credit cards, cash, traveler's checks and check
books.
March 18, grand theft, CoqujlnaBeach. A person
unknown removed a beach bag.that was unattended on
the beach. The bag contained a purse with sunglasses,
cash and a wedding ring.. .,: ,. ,
March 18, defrauding an innkeeper, ,2201 Gulf
Dr., N., SunsertBeach Motel. The, manager reported
that the subject made partial payment.but left the pre-
mises without paying the remainder of the bill and still
had possession of the room key.
March 19, warrant arrest, DWLS, 2513 Gulf Dr.
N., Circle K. After stopping a vehicle in which the sub-


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ject was a passenger, the officer found the subject had
an active warrant. He was placed in custody.

Holmes Beach
March 18, suspicious, 500 block of 29th Street.
The complainant reported that her children discovered
skeletal remains while playing. The officer determined
that the remains were of a raccoon.
March 18, noise from a loud radio, 5400 block of
Holmes Boulevard.
March 18, alarm, 3248 East Bay Dr., Walgreen's
Liquor Store. The officer responding to an alarm found
an employee locked in the store. The manager re-
sponded and opened the store.
March 18, noise from a loud party, 300 block
68th Street.
March 19, animal, 200 block of North Harbor
Drive. The complainant was chased by a large dog in-
her yard.
March 19, noise from a loud party, 4400 block of
Gulf Drive.
March 19, noise from a loud party, 300 block of
68th Street.
March 19, warrant arrest, 5800 block of Marina
Drive.
March 19, warrant arrest, 66th Street and Marina
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Drive.
March 19, suspicious person, 600 block of
Ivanhoe. The complainant reported a suspicious person
on the seawall. The officer found a man fishing.
March 19, found property a purse, 5325 Ma-
rina Drive, Pete Reynard's restaurant.
March 19, disturbance, 4255 Gulf Dr., Island
Village. The complainant reported juveniles making
noise in the parking lot. The juveniles were gone upon
the officer's arrival.
March 19, 6504 Gulf Dr., White Sands. The com-
plainant reported juveniles making noise. The officer
spoke to the juveniles, and they left the area.
March 20, noise from a loud party, 5900 block of
Holmes Boulevard.
March 20, noise from a loud radio, 3000 block of
Avenue E.


March 20, suspicious person, 4000 Gulf Dr., Mana-
tee Public Beach. The complainant confronted a bicyclist
not using the sidewalk. The subject became upset and
yelled at the complainant and followed her to the beach.
The subject loitered at the beach putting the subject in fear.
He was gone upon the officer's arrival.
March 20, lost and found property, 3200 East Bay
Dr., Anna Maria Island Shopping Centre. A couple lost
a wallet in the parking lot, and a man called the police
department to report that he had found the wallet.
March 20, vandalism, 5600 block of Guava. A
person unknown entered a screened porch and at-
tempted to remove an inner tube from a bicycle. .
March 20, disabled vehicle, Manatee bridge. 1he
officer responded to a disabled vehicle on the bridge,
contacted AAA for a tow truck and transported the four
elderly passengers to their destination.
March 20, petty larceny, 3803 East Bay Dr., Sun-
bow Bay. The complainant heard a noise and checked
his garage to discover his bicycle missing. The com-


plainant got in his vehicle and drove the area. He lo-
cated the bicycle at the Citgo station where the suspect,
who was with three other subjects on bicycles, was
putting air in the tires. He confronted the suspect and
all subjects fled the area. The bicycle was recovered.
March 21, 5327 Gulf Dr., First Union. The com-
plainant reported a man sitting in a vehicle watching
customers use the ATM machine. The officer checked
the man and found that he is a bank employee.
March 21, noise from loud music, 3400 block of
6th Avenue.
March 21, noise from loud music, 200 block of
North Harbor Drive.
March 21, disturbance, 2900 block of Avenue B.
A sister and brother were arguing.
March 22, suspicious person, 7100 Gulf Drive,
Nautilus. The complainant reported a man outside her
apartment who appeared to be drunk was looking in her
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window. The officer located the man who said he was
vacationing with his father-in-law and wife and got
lost. The officer transported him to his residence.
March 22, animal barking dog, 500 block of
59th Street
March 23, noise from a loud party, 400 block of
80th Street
March 23, vandalism, 205 36th St., Sierra Apart-
ments. A wooden fence was broken.
March 23, boating, 74th Street beach. The com-
plainant reported a group of young people operating
Jet-skis recklessly. The group was not operating the
Jet-skis when the officer arrived but he observed beer
which they said was theirs. He warned them on both
counts. They removed the beer.
March 23, suspicious person, 4000 Gulf Dr.,
Manatee Public Beach. The complainant reported a
man sleeping on the bench at the rear of the cafe at clos-
ing time. The subject said he rode his bicycle from
town and was resting. He left the area.
March 24, warrant arrest, 5600 block of Marina
Drive. The officer observed a vehicle traveling south
on Marina Drive at a high rate of speed. The driver
drove left of center, and the driver's side headlight was
inoperative. The officer stopped the vehicle and found
the driver had a suspended license for DUI and an out-
standing warrant. He was placed in custody.
March 24, found property a woman's bicycle,
65 Street and Holmes Boulevard.
March 24, battery, King Fish Boat Ramp. The
victim was walking her dog near the boat ramp when


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striking her face and chest. The victim fell to the
ground and the subjects fled. They were described as
24 or 25 years old and wearing jeans. One had medium
length brown hair and one had curly hair.
March 24, code violation, 6800 block of Palm
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March 24, assist EMS, 400 block of 62nd Street.
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Gilley to wed
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace F. Watkins of Siesta Key
announce the engagement of their daughter, Shayne
Michele Chappell of Bradenton, to Floyd Kenton
Gilley of Bradenton, son of Horrace and June Gilley,
both associated with Prudential Florida Realty in
Holmes Beach.
The couple will wed May 7 at Manatee Village
Historical Church.
Miss Chappell is a 1982 graduate of Riverview
High School. She is employed by Bill Graham Ford
Co.
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Kimberly Ann Brooks and Michael Shannon
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at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Palmetto. The
Rev. Robert J. Brague officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Ernest and
Theresa Brooks of Bradenton. He is the son of
L.H. Glasgow of Bradenton and Anita Glasgow of
Bradenton Beach.
Maid of honor was Renae Stewart of Orlando.
Bridesmaids were Tammy Johnson of Bradenton;
Elizabeth Biggins of Palmetto; Karla Macke, aunt
of the bride, of Brandon; and Misty Jones, cousin
of the bridegroom, of College Station, Texas.
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Best man was Michael Biggins of Palmetto.
Groomsmen were Todd Johnson of Bradenton; and
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Anna Maria goes native; boaters get no respect


By Bob Ardren
Outdoor perspectives
Who would have thought it? Anna Maria goes na-
tive and gets lots of credit for it.
The University of Florida's Co-op Extension Ser-
vice office in Palmetto thinks our Anna Maria Histori-
cal Park on Pine Avenue is just wonderful. In fact, they
featured it on the front page of the March/April news-
letter issue of "The Marine Scene."
"Thanks to the City of Anna Maria, residents are
beginning to redefine their image of the coastal land-
scape by returning to their native roots," the newslet-
ter declares. "The City recently completed a model
native landscape at Anna Maria Historical Park featur-
ing a palette of native flowers, plants and trees."
"Once established, native landscapes survive on
modest amounts of water and typically require less fer-
tilizer and pesticides than their non-native counterparts.
Runoff laden with fertilizer and pesticides is a key
source of pollution to area rivers and bays."
So these days, when we're mostly used to being
beaten about the head and shoulders by big government
for one thing or another, it's nice to hear a word of en-
couragement.
By the way, after these plants have had some time
to get established and begin to flourish, go down and
take a look. Everything's labeled, and you might find
a native plant that would look good in your yard. (No,
don't just take it. Go buy your own or wait until the
park plants seed.)
Here's hoping you read the front page article in
Sunday's daily paper entitled "Net Losses." Easily the
most balanced analysis of the Save Our Sealife campaign
to date, the piece was written by a young man who has
since returned to Northwestern University.
With no preconceived notions, Chris Tisch inter-
viewed the players, talked with the scientists and pre-
sented the facts. While some of the tables with the piece
were obviously messed up in production, (redfish
sports and commercial lands were reversed, for ex-
ample,) both sides were given plenty of opportunity to
present their cases, and I for one learned a few things.


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too. The library has a copy.
And now some bad news from your local big
government.
New regulations require users of VHF marine ra-
dios to hold a $35 license. That means if you have ei-
ther a standard VHF radio or an EPIRBS emergency
beacon aboard, you'd better have that license, too. The
fine for non-compliance is $250, and I've heard of a
couple of folks popped for it in recent weeks.
The Leffis Key project just keeps getting
grander and grander. Now the State of Florida has
donated $91,000 for a further upgrade of the facility.
With construction expected to start in June, part of
the money will be used to build 800 feet of boardwalk
at the demonstration sitein Bradenton Beach. Just so
you won't be bored walking along the way, the rest of
the money will be used for interpretive signs, explain-
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I suppose it's sacrilegious, but at least one local
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atop that mound in the middle of the project. Some
people just have no respect.
Other people don't get as much respect as they
want. Take the half-million member BOAT/US, which
calls itself "The Boat Owners Association of The
United States."
The recently-passed Clinton budget supposedly
eliminates about $32 million in transfers of federal fuel
taxes on boaters back to the states. For the past decades,
these dollars were used by the various states for law
enforcement on the waters. During this same time pe-
riod boating fatalities have dropped, and BOAT/US
thinks there's a connection.
"Now is not the time to be penny wise and pound
foolish," BOAT/US's president announced, managing
more cliches in one press release than I can get into a
couple of columns.
Anyway, he's not getting the respect he thinks he
deserves, so look for his group to call for some sort of
new laws promoting more water police.
See you next week.

Rare type of
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A warm-water rarity
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Snook, snook and more snook top fishing for the week


By Capt. Mike Heistand
Early reports from snook fishermen predicted this
would be a record year and, as reports continue to flow in
about record catches of linesiders, those early predictions
seem accurate. Offshore, amberjack and mackerel are still
there for the catching, and kingfish seem to be starting to
shbw up about five miles from the Island.
Kevin at the Rod and Reel Pier said fishermen
there have been catching big snook that were too
weighty to pull onto the planks. The exceptionally clear
water has probably helped anglers with good catches
of flounder, mackerel and pompano.
Carey at the Anna Maria City Pier said snook
fishing has really taken off at night. Other fish being
landed include mackerel and some redfish so big they
had to be released.
At the Bradenton Beach Pier, Inge said mackerel
have been running very heavy by the pier and oc-
casionally stopping off at an angler's line. She said
fishermen have also been catching flounder, lady fish
and snook.
Carl at Perico Harbor Bait & Tackle said fisher-
men seem to be catching their limits on snook, with
shiners the best bet as bait. He said he went out Satur-
day and caught his limit easily, as well as releasing a
lot of linesiders. Snook are schooled up around the
docks and piers, Carl advised. Carl said his customers
are also catching trout in fast-moving water, as well as
flounder and a few mackerel. With the warmer water
temperature, fishing should rapidly improve.
Capt. Zack with the Dee Jay II says snook fishing
has been good, with the linesiders averaging 30 inches
in length and a few 12 to 15-pounds in size. Some large
trout, jacks and Spanish mackerel are all out there as
well, Capt. Zack said, and with the arrival of white bait
the fishing is really improving in the Gulf- especially
mackerel and small cobia. Sheepshead fishing is about
as good as it will get, and should start to drop off any
day now: catch em while you can!
Capt. Dave Pinkham said fishing has been good
for his charters. His half-day trips are producing a lot
of Spanish mackerel, sheepshead, mangrove snapper
and a few kingfish. Capt. Dave also said small cobia are
running close to the beaches.
Ralph at the Miss Cortez Fishing Fleet said the
four-hour trips are averaging 100 head of Key West
grunts and vermillion snapper. The six-hour trip is av-
eraging 200-225 head of mangrove and vermillion
snapper, porgies and Key West grunts. The all-day trip
averages 30 head of red and black grouper, mangrove
and red snapper and scamp.
Chris at Galati Yacht Basin said they caught a
couple black grouper in 60 feet of water offshore. He
said the kingfish are starting to show three to seven


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Capt. Rick Gross said snook fishing is in full
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Capt. Tom Chaya said his charters are also doing
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Capt. Todd Romine said snook is his best bet, as
well as some big reds and trout. By the way, anyone who
goes out to look for white bait should be able to find them.
On my boat Magic, we spent much of last week
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Greg LaPensee (WAC) 7 20 13 19 .650
Scot Atkinson (Haley's) 7 19 12 20 .631
Robbie Douglas (Ducks) 6 19 10 11 .526
Paul Feeney (AMFD) 6 21 11 12 .524
Taylor Bernard (Haley's) 7 25 13 7 .520

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Bill at Island Discount Tackle said the word is
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Offshore, amberjack, grouper and snapper are out
there, with grouper being caught within sight of land.
Good luck and good fishing.


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Anna Maria Island, FL 34216 813-778-5577 ,


ANNA MARIA ISLAND TIDE TABLES
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* Ship's Store
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* Boat Storage
* Bulk Oil
* Consignment/
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Volunteers white wash the
church religiously
When the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation
couldn't afford to put the cost of paint in their
budget, that didn't stop Pete Kessler's plans. Kessler
gathered seven volunteers (including wife Debby
pictured), 20 gallons of white paint, and "like a barn
raising," he says, they painted the church white last
Saturday
Islander Photo: Tomara Kafka


ANNA MARIA ISLAND'S

NE WEST CONDOMINIUMS

For sale by owner
Nine units available
Bayfront Complex; Spectacular views

PRICES STARTING AS LOW AS $99,950!!
Bring in this ad and receive a $5,000 credit towards the purchase of a new unit
(Offer Expires 4-10-94)
(813) 778-4777
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RARE FIND! View of country club golf course.
5 bedroom, 4 bath home. Family room w/
sound-proof glass doors. Stone/slate fireplace.
Built-in cabinets. Attic over garage. Call Sally
Schrader, 792-3176. #56588 ........ $165,000.-
PICTURE LIVING HERE! Immaculate 3 bed-
room, 2 bath home w/fireplace, 2 offices,
caged pool, solar heat for water heater, 3 car
garages, 1.5 acres. WELL maintained, fine lo-
cation on east side. Call Horace T. Gilley,
792-0758. #56587........................ $120,000.
NEW CONDO LISTINGS (2) in St.Petersburg.
Well-kept bayfront complex only minutes from
beautiful St.Pete Beach & Treasure Island. Each
is turnkey furnished; 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Good
rental & investment in Florida. Call Robert St.
Jean, 778-6467. #56591 ...... $69,900 each.

MIartinique -
$164,900
Imperial House -
$71,900
Call me today!
Carol Heinze
CRS REALTOR
Million Dollar Club
778-7246


Karin Stephan
REALTOR"
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813-778-0766
Mobile:
813-350-5844


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Call us for a brochure and discount coupon.


SMALL DUPLEX OR LARGE HOUSE
308 68th St., Holmes Beach 2 bedroom, 1.5
bath and 1 bedroom, 1 bath OR combine! 3
sundecks overlooking lake, 2 blks to Gulf. El-
evated, newer building with 2 car garage & huge
enclosed storage areas. $139,000 With possible
owner financing. 778-4877.







rSINCE 1939
Island Relocation
Specialist
ED OLIVEIRA
I HL.LT',H
When Buying or Selling, Ed can make your
Island Dream come true!


778-1751
Evenings


2217 Gulf Drive
Bradenton Beach
FL 34217


778-2246
Office


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GULFFRONT COMPLEX
DESIRABLE TIFFANY PLACE Furnished
2BR/2BA with eat-in kitchen, pool, laundry, storage
& parking. Beautiful walking beach. $169,900.
GULFFRONT
Ocean Park Terrace Condo 3BR/2BA-fully fur-
nished. Two screened porches & roof-top sun deck
overlooking entire Gulf, Intracoastal Waterway and
Island. $T890GQQ. REDUCED to $175,000.
ISLAND 6-PLEX
2/2 each unit. Close to beach, restaurants and shop-
ping. Pool and laundry facilities. $450,000.
RUNAWAY BAY
2 BD/2BA Unit, Turnkey Furnished, Completely up-
dated, custom ceramic tile throughout.
Call Mary Ann Schmidt 778-4931
or Janis Van Steenburgh 778-4796


Neal & Neal Realtors 778-2261
or Toll Free 1-800-422-6325


. MILS


NO BROKER CHARGES


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PRICE REDUCEDI Spacious 3 bedroom 2 1/2 Datm
located on wide canal with magnificent open view of
bayou. A unique open floor plan which includes Florida
room or mother in law suite. PRICED TO SELL!
*$2899-00. $260,000. CALL TODAY!
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PRICE REDUCEDI Very spacious 3/2 secluded
home plus attached apartment situated on large cor-
ner lot. Open floor plan with tile floors throughout,
European kitchen. Ideal for second home or primary
residence. $..SF00. $157,000 CALL TODAY!





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CONDOS FOR SALE! ISLAND PARADISE -
luxury Gulffront! 3/2 $279,000 to $289,000. *
GULF BEACH PLACE 2/2 -$179,000. GULF VIEW
TOWNHOUSE 2/2.5- $129,000. SHELL POINT-
2/2 $112,500. Also, duplexes & homes from
$79,900. CALL DEBBIE THRASHER, 778-2259.



Since /4
MARIE 1957 LIC. REAL ESTATE
FRANKLIN REALTY BROKER
"We ARE the Island."
9805 Gulf Drive PO Box 835 Anna Maria, Florida 34216
1-800-845-9573 (813) 778-2259 Fax (813) 778-2250







THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER m MARCH 31, 1994 A PAGE 25 IB]

Beach-Style


Arrangements to order
In addition to a wide variety of accessories for the
house, garden, deck and patio, Penny's Petunia
Patch in the Anna Maria Post Office Plaza offers
flower arrangements made to order. Arrangements
are crafted by owner Penny Pennington, who opened
the store in February. This bunny rabbit garden was
made for a home featured in the recent Tour of
Island Homes. Many Islanders remember
Pennington, who had her store in the same spot 10
years ago. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Monday through Saturday.
Islander Photo: Pat Copeland


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ISLAND BAYFRONT Panoramic views from the 3-4BR-
2.5BA Bayfront residence with Bay and deep water ca-
nal frontage. Natural cedar construction with cathedral
ceilings throughout. Tropical setting with pool, gazebo
and lush landscaping. Short walk to Gulf beaches. Of-
fered at $379,000. Call Dave Moynihan for details.
778-2246 Office or 778-7976 Evenings
Serving Anna Maria Since 1939
2217 Gulf Drive Bradenton Beach


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Seller says
"GOOD BUY"
Beautiful
Perico Bay
Club


Marilyn
Trevethan
REALTORSWASSOCIATE


Villa 2 BR/2BA Turnkey
furnished.
Asking $109,900.
BRING ALL OFFERS.
Call Marilyn Trevethan
Anytime (813) 792-8477
Office (813) 778-2261
L M. MLS Toll Free 800-422-6325


Boutique expands
Beach-Style Boutique has signed a lease for 800
square feet at the Whitney Beach Shopping Center lo-
cated at 6282 Gulf of Mexico Dr.
The store will offer resort and casual wear. Open-
ing is planned immediately.
The lease was negotiated by Thomas J. Mannausa,
CPM, president of Neal*Mannausa, Inc., AMO.


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Maureen Dowd Paul Collins Richard Freeman
Broker Salesperson Realtor Associate Realtor Associate
778-4330 Island Key Specialist
WATERFRONT COLLECTION LOTS OF LOTS


* 5616 Gulf Dr ... Gulf front
complex, 3BR/2BA. $219,000.
* 797 N. Shore Dr. ... Mediterra-
nean style 3BR/2.5BA Gulffront
home.$1,295,000.
* 520 58th St. ... Enjoy the
expansive views from this 3BR/
2.5BA home. $599,000.
* 1185 Edgewater Circle ...
Beautiful bay views, 2BR/2BA.
$139,500.
* 5808 Gulf Dr. .. Gulffront
complex, 2BR/BA. $139,900.


* 312 62nd St. ... Centrally
located lot in residential area.
$55,000.
* 613 Ivanhoe Lane ... Key
Royale lot with deep water Bay
access. $175,000.
* 101 Tern Dr. ... Canal lot in
Anna Maria. One of the few
retraining. $99,000.
* 45th & Gulf Dr.... Well located
comer duplex lot. 400' to walking
beach. $92,000.


S.. We will do a complete market
analysis for you with no
obligation. It's called being a
L good "Island Neighbor."
Serving the Island for over
Frank Davis Yvonne Higgins 23 years Call us!
Broker Broker Salesperson
778-6335 795-0105
DUPLEXES/CONDOS LOCATION LOCATION
N~l2ials.hi rht' 0, ...n~a m.. 1 .


* 3704 6th Ave. ... Spacious 2BR/2BA
condo. Owner Financing available..
$99,900. $95,000.
* 2203 Ave. C ... 1BR/1BA duplex
close to Gulf beach. Super investment.
Positive cash flow.
* 208 Peacock Lane ... 4BR/4BA
upgraded duplex. Close to wide beach.
$135,000.
* 7201 Palm Dr. ... Upgraded 2BR/
2BA home. Great starter or retirement.
$119,500. $115,000.
* 2301 Gulf Dr. & 100 23rd St ...
2 comer duplexes on 50 x 100 ft. lot.
Deeded separately. Great rental, lots of
potential. $225,000.


* 531 70th St.... Canalfront,
3BR/2BA. $199,000.
* 301 23rd St. N. ... 2 BR beach
cottage. Steps to beach and bay.
$112,500.
* 1105 Gulf Dr. ... Upgraded 2
bedroom home with a view!
$140,000.
* 130 51st St ... 2BR/2BA home
on large comer lot. Close to beach.
$139,500.
* 402 + 404 Magnolia Ave ...
2 bedroom "Old Florida" home
with extra lot. $167,500.


GULF FRONT ESTATE!
Magnificent Custom Designed 4 bedroom, 4 1/2
bath Gulf front Estate features quality craftsman-
ship and superb design and offers a private Mas-
terSuite, spacious living area that opens to spa-
cious decks and panoramic Gulf view!. Added
amenities include workshop, spacious shower
room & bath and deluxe utility room on first level
plus undercover parking for three vehicles. Lovely
tropical foliage and privacy wall surround the 100
X 270 "Plus" Gulf lot creating your own Island com-
pound. Qualified Buyers please. Owner financing.
Call Marie Franklin, 778-2259.

S"Happy Easter"
to you and your family,
from all of us at...



0- Since
MARIE LIC. REAL ESTATE
FRANKLIN R EA LTY BROKER
"We ARE the Island."
9805 Gulf Drive PO Box 835 Anna Maria, Florida 34216
1-800-845-9573 (813) 778-2259 Fax (813) 778-2250


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Fran Maxon
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
SALES AND RENTALS
9701 Gulf Drive P O Box 717, Anna Maria, FL 34216
FAX# 778-7035
(813) 778-1450 or 778-2307


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GULF FRONT COMPLEX
Large one bedroom condo with Florida room fur-
nished with sleep sofa for guests. Overlooks
heated pool and is just steps from a wide sandy
beach. Lovely 5400 unit. Reduced to $87,000.
Eves. Call Ken Jackson 778-6986 or Pat Jackson
778-3301.
Broker: Nancy Ungvarsky
Associates: Frances V. Maxon, Prue Maxon-Yost, Agnes Tooker,
Kathleen Tooker Granstad, Janice Tressler, Pat Jackson,
Kenneth Jackson, Rosemary Schulte, Mike Schulte,
and Kay Kay Hardy and Darlane Hughes
WEEKDAYS 9A.M. to 4:30P.M.
SATURDAYS 9A.M. to NOON


1290 PALM AVE., SARASOTA, FL 34236 SINCE 1988
Attention Realtors ...
Do you get more "lip service" than
action from your mortgage lender?
Communication = Results
'The cheapest price isn't worth
anything if the loan doesn't close."
CALL RANDY SMITH .(813) 957-3616


Bruce L. Skorupa
REALTOR Award Winner
Links
-. Buyers and Sellers
Together and Provides
Personal Caring Attention
Professional Knowledge
Exceptional Service
Experience Plus! Call Bruce Now!



530- ul D.:Hles BeahFL3421


KEY ROYALE
624 Foxworth Lane
100 feet on deep water canal. 3 bedrooms, 2.5
baths, eat-in kitchen and formal dining room.
1,880 sq. ft. New sea wall and dock.
778-7837


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EVENINGS 778-2632 FAX (813) 778-2294 -z. ~-.-, channel 19.

BEST BUY IN ANNA MARIA
Top knotch 2 bedroom, 2 bath residence with boat
dock across street. Amenities include oversize
tiled baths, ceramic tiled floors, preferred split
:- ----l bedroom desigh with expansive master suite,
family room, Florida room, and 7X7 hot tub! Tiled


oof, r double car garage, pebbled landscaping.
-Short walkto bay beach and gulf. Only $159,900!
_______ -__- ___-__________ This one's a sleeper!

DUPLEX DELIGHT
lThis beautifully appointed and maintained 3 bed-
room, 3 bath duplex is located one short block
to the beach! Owner's side offers pickled hard-
wood floors, imported wallpapers and borders,
ij ceramic tiled floors, and French doors opening
onto a sunny screened lanai. Beautifully land-
scaped corner lot with easy access and privacy
plus, for both landlord and tenant. Super invest-
> ment for only $198,500.This one has it all.
AFFORDABLE DREAM HOME Exclusive
A j '. ON DEEP SAILBOAT WATER Waterfront
WITH SWIMMING POOL Yldeocolection
This lovingly decorated 3 bedroom/2 bath home has some-
thing for everyone! A whirlpool overlooking the' deep,
seawalled canal, caged 17x34 pool, and 50' boat dock. The
.master bath has a large shower and separate tub with a
S mr. dressing area. The guest bath also has a private dressing
area. The kitchen offers every amenity including a Jenn-aire
range-microwave. A dumbwaiter and Maravac central
-vacuum system make your easy living. Everything you
S... dreamed of and more. $ 0. $325,000.

RENOVATION MASTERPIECE
Turnkey remodeled 2 bedroom, 2 bath home in
charming village of Anna Maria. Features brand
-new kitchen and appliances, new central air and
1 heat, new cream colored carpet and tile, delight-
SAsse Aful sun deck, family room and spacious detached
.-. garage. Many mature citrus trees in fenced back
.- -yard. Priced to sell at only $159,900 $154,900!
..W nReady for immediate occupancy.

Associates After Hours: Barbara A. Sato...778-3509 Christine T. Shaw...778-2847 Marcella Cornett...778-5919 Nancy Guilford...778-2158 WARRANTY


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RICHARD FREEMAN
REALTOR0 ASSOCIATE
CUTE BEACH COTTAGE 301 Great duplex, great investment. 208 Pea- 402 Magnolia. Cozy beach cottage & 404 .
23rd St. Drive by ad take a look. Won't cock, Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA on each side Magnolia extra 52 x 145 ft. buildable lot.
of this upgraded dupex. Close to wide Great location at the north end of Anna Maria
ast at this pricebeach. Good rental history. $135,000. Island. 778-6066.


GULF FRONT ANNA MARIA
Anna Maria 4Bd, 3Ba includes new Mother-in-
law Suite. Sandy white beach. $399,000.
Salty Help.U.Sel
lL Counselors 795-0615
INC. 7
Where Buyers and Sellers Save
Call for FREE "By Owner Magazine"
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The real estate team with over $87 Million marketed and sold.
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PERICO BAY CLUB
876 Audubon: Lakeview, 2 bedroom, 2 baths. Inside,
carpeted stairs to second level privacy and cool breezes.
Lots of wonderful amenities. Lighted tennis courts,
heated pools and spas. Sidewalks, gorgeous landscap-
ing. Wonderful people. Unbelievable $88,500. CALL
ROSE NOW 778-2261 or evenings 778-7780.










SEASIDE GARDENS
Cozy 2BR/2BA, separate laundry room, terrazo floor. Air
conditioned Florida Room. Over 1,000 sq. ft. living area.
Close to beach. #56212.
Call Rose for details.
778-2261 or after hours 778-7780.
Toll-free 1-800-422-6325.
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Paul Collins Frank Davis Richard Freeman
Realtor @ Associate Broker Realtor @ Associate
778-4330 778-6335 Island Key Specialist
AIAD E...Lthese professionals know well the mean- REDUCED PRICE!
.. t s Attractive Anna Maria home includes additional space for
ng of success all have produced over home occupation or Mother-in-law suite plus two bedrooms,
OFlorida Room with built-in BBQ, and cozy living room with fire-
$1 million in sales for 1993. They contribute place. On two nicely landscaped lots and docking privileges.
WiTHOUT US! Asking $199,500. Call Marie Franklin.
greatly to the tremendous growth and con- Asking $199,500. Call Marie Franklin.


The Islander ince
Bystander. MARIE LIC. REAL ESTATE
Bystander. "FRANK REALTY LNOKER
Details on 'We ARE the Island.
9805 Gulf Drive. PO Box 835' Anna Maria, Florida 34216
subscriptions 1-800-845-9573 (813) 778-2259 Fax (813) 778-2250
and rates are
on page 7
of this issue.

Buy it or sell it in an ISLANDER classified ad ... it really works!
Call 778-7978 for information. C

FANTASTIC ANNA MARIA LOT
DICKBradenton'Beach" = [Lovely lot just waiting for you to build. 52.1'X1 45' within
W AG NER DaveMoynihan............... 778]-7976- walking distance to the GULF and shops. A rare listing
StanWillia'ms..............4537 that you must see. Drive by 308 Spring Ave. in Anna
LicensMaria. ONLY $74,900. Eves. Call Kathy Granstad, 778-
REALTY INC.- RealEstateB ill Wagner, lroke r,............ 778-591 4136, or Agnes Tooker, 778-5287.


LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
SALES AND RENTALS
IPP9701 Gulf Drive PO Box 717* Anna Maria, FL 34216
FAX# 778-7035
(813) 778-1450 or778-2307


.... GULFFRONT
2AKEFRONT Beautifully furnished, new carpeting, MAGNIFICENT GULF VIEWS excellent design -"HOME...
lake views all it takesto make a home! 3BR 2BA with open floor plan for a DNR approved/permitted 3
pools, tennis, 24 hour security compliments the 3BR 2BA home just a few steps from the beach. 3/4 Bedrooms,
ambiance. $109,900. Call Stan Williams. Buyer would have final selections. Priced at -. 2 Bath, hexagon
$238,500. Call Dave Moynihan for further details, home with
Panoramic
Sr" "view located
at Anna Maria
Island's north
end. Roof-top
observation deck.
&"$550,000.


-. (813) 778-0426
FOUR UNITS, GREAT INCOME Located near the LA PLAYITA 2BR-2BA townhouse, close to beach' HORIZON REALTY
center of Holmes Beach. Just remodeled. All units and shopping, large pool and recreation area, ga-
rented on annual basis. $165,000. Call Stan Williams. rage and storage for $79,900. Call Dave Moynihan. ofAnna Maria, Inc.
420 PINE AVENUE BOX 155
ANNA MARIA, FL 34216






SUNBOW BAY 2BR-2BA well-maintained unit. GULFFRONT! Magnificent views from all rooms of .-
with wonderful view of lagoon, two pools, tennis, this great house. Popular rental. Expansive, sandy .
bayfront pier and dock. Within walking distance to beach in all directions. Priced at $299,000. Owner 835 North Shore Dve. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath
beach. Offered at $92,500. Call Dave Moynihan. anxious. Call Stan Williams for details. 835 North Shore Drive. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath
Gulffront home is beyond description.
$469,000. Liberal financing available.
........ ....."...... .-......... Doug
i ,., Dowlin
1 ____ 409 in.. REALTY R


SALESI-RENTALS-PROPERTYMANAGEMENT
RUNAWAY BAY 2BR-2BA fully furnished, second GULF VIEW TOWNHOUSE Spacious Gulf view The ONLY Island Real Estate Group AND we otferyou ALL REAL ES-
floor unit in complex with pool, tennis, clubhouse, townhouse with 3BR-2BA, private 2 car garage and TATE SERVICESI Anna Maria island Real Estate Specialists extend-
sauna and on site management. Deeded beach over 3100 sq.ft. under roof. Complex offers two pools, Ing both Personal AND Professional Services in New Construction &
access and excellent rental program. Priced at tennis, lush grounds and short walk to prime beach. Of- Home Warranty. Free Network to Other Areas, Best Property Manage-
$98,500. Call Dave Moynihan. fered at $159,900. Call Dave Moynihan for details. ment and Annual & Vacation Rentals. Over 75 Yrs. Combined Expe-
rience AND Smilesi


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Vacation


Rentals

Anna Maria Island
Great Selection of
Seasonal Properties

Beachfront Bayview Gardenview
Weekly rates from $500.00
Monthly rates from $1,200.00
Contact: Debbie Dial
800/881-2276
813/778-2275
Michael Saunders & Company
Licensed Real Estate Broker
3222 East Bay Dr., Holmes Beach FL 34217 (813) 778-2275

Business and social news are always wel-
come at The Islander... call us at 778-7978 Th
.to find out how you can be included. wit


Announcements of upcoming events are
welcome at The Islander... call us at 778-
7978 to find out how you carl be included.


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(813) 778-2291 EVENINGS 778-2632
FAX (813) 778-2294 P. O. Box 2150
419 Pine Avenue Anna Maria FL 34216-6


LA PLAYITA CONDO
This delightful 2 bedroom, 2 bath, fully furnished
townhouse is located in a cozy Holmes Beach
complex only steps to Gulf, shopping, and res-
taurants. Amenities include a spacious split bed-
room design, vaulted ceiling, community pool
and recreation area, plus covered parking with
generous storage. A truly comfortable and invit-
ing island getaway for an affordable $87,900.


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ANNUAL RENTALS
BAYFRONT CONDO-2 BR, 2BA, unfurnished. $625
plus utilities.
BRADENTON BEACH-2BR, 2BA, unfurnished. $500
plus utilities.
HOLMES BEACH-2BR, 2BA, unfum. $500 plus utilities.
SANDY POINTE CONDO 2BR, 2BA, unfurnished.
$725 plus utilities.
CANAL FRONT HOME -3BR, 2BA, unfurnished. $800
plus utilities.
CANAL FRONT HOME 2 BR, 2BA unfurnished.
$1200 plus utilities.


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(813) 778-2246
FAX 778-4978
2217 Gulf Drive
Bradenton Beach
Florida 34217


ANNA MARIA ISLAND













CONDO ON DEEP WATER CANAL



size available at Holmes Beach. 85ft wide.New home be-
ing built on adjacent lot. Close to best beach. $67,500. Terri

MARINERS COVE ... Florida's finest boating commu-
nity offers 3 floor plans, breathtaking view, boat dock and
amenities galore. From $212,500. WendyFoesFoldes 755-0826.
LARGE LOT ON 73RD ST. Very few building lots of this



have to be elevated. Nice neighborhood, close to new im-
proved Cortex Rd. Terri Robertson,-778-6654.
WESTSIDE HOME REDUCED 3BR2Binest boati lan has
cathedral ceilings and 2 car garage. Many upgrades. Price
now $91,000.Wendy From $212,500. Wendy Foldes,755-0826.
WEST BRADENTON CANAL LOT House does not
have to be elevated. Nice neighborhood, close to new im-
WEST SIDE HOME REDUCED 3BR/2B split plan has.




Anna Maria Island Centre / 813-778-6654
3224 East Bay Drive / Holmes Beach, FL 34217


WHEN IN PARADISE SEE...







5203 Gulf Drive.Holmes Beach, FL 34217
(813) 778-4800 Toll Free 800-327-2522









Best Gulf Front on Island! 2Bed/2Ba with top of
the line appliances & Furnishings. Shows like new!
Heated pool, spa & elevator: Must see! Lynn
Hostetler, 778-4800.
Boat Docks! Views of Intracoastal from this 2BR/
2Ba bay front condominium. Heated pool and &
turnkey furnished. Only steps to the Gulf too!
$159,000. Lynn Hostetler, 778-4800.
Lowest Price Unit at Island Village. Enjoy spacious
beach living in this over 1300 sq. ft. 2BR/2Ba unit. Lo-
cated near both beach & shopping. Life can be good for
just $98,900. Call Ken Rickett, 778-3026.
Exquisite Beach Townhouse. Enjoy top quality
beach living in this spacious 4 BR/2BA unit featur-
ing new carpet & decor, fireplace, new appliances
& lots of storage. Reduced for quick sale to
$139,900. Ken Rickett, 778-3026.
Build Your Home or Complex. Rare Gulf view land
suitable to build up to 5 units, over 100 ft. on Gulf Dr.
$125,000 Call Ken Rickett, 778-3026.


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NEW LISTING: Very spacious custom built two
bedroom plus two bath waterfront home with
approx. 1800 sq ft living area. Deep water canal
with view of Bay. Fireplace in den/3rd bedroom,
enclosed porch, patio. Potential unlimited.
$225,000. Call Frank Migliore, 778-2662 eves.


ANNA MARIA CONTEMPORARY on 1 1/2 canal
lots. Bright and open 3BR/2BA floor plan.
Greatroom has cathedral ceiling and wet bar. Qual-
ity throughout with gourmet kitchen, light carpet and
tile, and mirrored accents. Wraparound deck with
4 sets of sliders to 52X10 entertainment area over-
looking natural view of Bayou. Dock and boat lift. 4
car covered parking and easy care landscaping
make this your dream home. $299,000. Please call
Judy Duncan at 778-1589 eves.







ENJOY A CAREFREE LIFESTYLE: In Ihis three
bedroom, two bath home with a caged pool and
deep water canal. Other amenities include boat
dock, sprinkler system, 70% stone lawn, fruit trees,
double garage. Room for expansion. Now reduced
to $224,000. Please call Carol Williams, 778-0777,
778-1718 after hours.
INVEST YOUR $$$ today in this modern elevated
Key West style duplex that is less than 10 years
old! Tons of storage plus 2 bedrooms/2 baths in
each unit. Gulf beaches, bay waters, shops and
restaurants are only steps from your front door. All this
for $179,000. Call Sandy Greiner, 778-2864 eves.
PERICO BAY CLUB: Delightful 1st floor two bed-
room, two bath condo with a great view of two
lakes. 24hr. security community, tennis courts,
clubhouse, swimming pools, minutes to beach.
$95,900. Please call Zee Catanese, 794-8991 eves.


REALTORS


5910 Marina Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Call (813) 778-0777 or Rentals 778-0770
1-800-741-3772 OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK MLS


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PHOTO EQUIPMENT: Complete professional cam-
era system NIKON EM body with 50 mm lens,
motordrive, strobe, plus 28 mm and 70-300 zoom
lenses, bag, misc. filters. Complete $450. 778-9392.
WANNA SKATE? Island Rollers In-Line Skates. A
relentless rush! For skating information and sales
call 778-3880.
FIND GREAT DEALS on wheels... and everything
else in THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER
CAR CLEAN SPECIAL Wash and vacuum every
week all year on a $15 weekly contract basis. We'
come to you withfully mobile service. Call mobile
phone # 356-4649.
BE THE BEAUTIFUL woman you know youare. Call
me for a free facial. Left home and forgot some of
your Mary Kay cosmetics. Call me. Free delivery.
Donna Jean 383-3202.

WANTED OLD ORIENTAL RUGS All sizes, any
condition. Call Robert Adamsky 383-9211.

NAUTICAL ANTIQUES Solid brass ships wheel &
stand off of liberty ship or lake freighter. 1918 US
Navy compensating binnacle on solid brass base.
Both $3500 OBO. 778-0019.
MURIEL'SMITH buys old toys, dolls, dollhouses,
teddy bears, miniatures, folk art, children's books.
778-7544.


WANTED Your unwanted stuffed fish. Get rid of it
here. Call The Islander Bystander. 778-7978.
TWO DAHON foldup travel bikes. Like new. $400 Or
Best Offer. 778-9557.
STURDY 8-FOOT wood ladder $30. 778-8554.
KING SIZE MATTRESS & box springs $75. Queen
size set $55. 778-4368.
SOFA & LOVESEAT. Like new condition, off white
with pastel accents $225. 792-6844.
FULL SIZE CRIB for sale. Good condition includes
mattress and bedding $45. 778-7685.
WANTED Your unwanted stuffed fish. Get rid of it
here. Call The Islander Bystander. 778-7978.


BEN AND IRENE'S Dog Babysitting Service. At our
home with constant supervision. No cages/kennels.
House calls (Island only). Cats included. 778-1012.


66 CHRYSLER New Yorker. Great looking. No rust.
Runs great. $2700. 794-0298 after 6:00 pm.
CAR CLEAN SPECIAL: Wash and vacuum every
week all year on a $15 weekly contract basis. Call
mobile phone # 356-4649.



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TOP PRODUCER -
DICK MAHER
Office 778-2261
Evenings 778-6791 DICK MAHER


Toll Free 1-800-422-6325


REALTOR0 ASSOCIATE


BEACH HOUSE
3* BR/3/BA.with garage, lowest price available,
directly on the beach. $278,000.
WESTBAY POINT MOORINGS
* #76 2BR/2BA Turnkey, on Tampa Bay
$149.000.
* #225 3BR/2BA recently redecorated, with
private dock and carport. $145,000.
* #164 Turnkey furnished, lower level, end
unit. $135,500.
KEY ROYAL, SAILBOAT WATER
* 607 Baronet Lane. 2BR/2BA in excellent con-
dition, and well landscaped.
* 602 Hampshire Lane. 3BR/2B, great comer lot
BRADENTON BEACH
* 2500 Gulf Dr. 2BR/2BA Gulf front home, re-
cently renovated. $388-300. Reduced to
$299,000.
HOLMES BEACH
* Tiffany Place, Island's finest location. Just re-
decorated 2BR/2BA. $184,900.

SREALTO


Fran Maxon
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
SALES AND RENTALS
9701 Gulf Drive PO Box 717
Anna Maria, FL 34216
FAX# 778-7035
(813) 778-1450 or 778-2307 --


"We Wish You All

a Happy and

Blessed Easter

Broker: Nancy Ungvarsky. (
Associates: Frances V. Maxon, Prue Maxon-Yost,
Agnes Tooker, Kathleen Tooker Granstad, Janice Tressler,
Pat Jackson, Kenneth Jackson, Rosemary Schulte,
Mike Schulte, Kay Kay Hardy and Darlene Hughes.


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RECENTLY REMODELED 2Bed/2Bath home
downstairs w/1 carport. Upstairs is beautifully done
1Bed/1Bath In-Law apt. with new carpet & paint
$121,900 MLS#56432 Harold Small, 792-8628.
TIFFANY ON THE BEACH Walk and watch the
beautiful sunsets. 2Bed/2Bath condo with pool,
sauna, game room & lots of storage. $169,900.
MLS#54905. Call Mary Ann Schmidt or Jan Van
Steenburgh, 778-2261 or 778-4931.
WESTBAY COVE PREMIER ISLAND CONDO
$145,900 First floor, 2Bed/2Bath, end unit. Open &
bright with nice views of Bay from all windows. Tiled
entry, kitchen & baths. Call Bob or Lu Rhoden, 778-
2261 or 778-2692 Eves.


UNIQUE ISLAND PROPERTY! $197,000 Legal Du-
plex/Guest house located in area of single family
homes. Great view down canal. Boatslip on sailboat
water. Many updates. MLS#56178/56179 Call Bobye
Chasey, 778-2261 or 778-1532 Eves.
THIS UNIT HAS IT ALL! Garage parking for 2 cars,
live in manager, great Bay view over pool, elevator,
pool, plus boat dock. $139,900 MLS#56408 Bill Bow-
man, 778-4619.
WATERSIDE LANE 2Bed/2Bath Villa w/one car ga-
rage. Lovely furnishings Incl. Near pool & spa. Ten-
nis, 24 Hr. security. $109,900 MLS#56461 Marilyn
Trevethan, 792-8477.
GULF FRONT HOME-PRICE REDUCED-i299 .900


PERICO BAY CLUB VILLAGES II 2Bed/2Bath w/ Recently renovated, 2Bed/2BA, elevated home w/el-
lake view, vaulted ceilings, upstairs privacy, 24 HR. evator, garage, family room, bath, lots of storage
security, tennis, heated pool. $88,500. Call Rose below, security system. MLS#54595 Call Tom
Schnoerr, 778-7780. Nelson or Dick Maher, 778-2261.



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North end of Anna Maria Island, 1,560 sq. ft.,
3 bedroom, 2 bath, large garage. $172,000.


QUALITY 778-7127
BUILDERS Fax 779-2602


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Sandy'S Lawn Mowing *Trimming Edging
LaWn Hauling* By the cut orbythe month.
Service 12 YEARS EXPERIENCE INSURED
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Commercial & Residential
Open Saturday
24-Hour Service
O No Overtime Charges!

8-3924 or 778-4461
"Remember, it pays and saves to get a second estimate."
5508 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach (RF0038118)


STATE REGISTERED CONTRACTOR State Reg. RC0043740
RESIDENTIAL ROOFING CONTRACTOR
S* ALL NEW WORK GUARANTEED
LICENSED INSURED
COMPLETED OPERATIONS INCLUDED
FIBERGLASS SHINGLES
MILDEW RESISTANT MATERIALS
SINGLE PLY ROOFING SYSTEMS
Free Estimates 748-3558


AMERICAN CAR WASH

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Self service or personal service %
Pick up & delivery service available
Enclosed facility for added protection
of your vehicle
778-1617 5804 Marina Drive Holmes Beach


WHY
WORRY???
About Your Home
When You're
Gone


Check-A-Home
19 Years Serving Longboat,
Lido and Bird Keys ...
Now Available on Anna Maria Island.
Weekly Visits Monthly Reports
TED and JANET FRIEDRICKS
383-4413


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1982 EL CAMINO. 792-0408.
1993 SATURN. $500 and take over low payments.
Serious inquires only day 751-1136, Eves 792-9563.


CHARTER FISHING with Capt. Mike Heistand
aboard Magic. 1/2 & full day. Reservations please.
Call 778-1990.


VOLUNTEERS NOW ACCEPTED. For Tingley Me-
morial Library. Part-time or full-time. 778-9413 or
778-6247.
Calling ALL VOLUNTEERS! Would you like to meet
interesting people from around the world? Are you
interested in learning the.history of Anna Maria Is-
land? Get involved with the Anna Maria Island His-
torical Museum, 402 Pipe Ave., Anna Maria. WE
NEED YOU! Call Martha Stewart, 778-4362 or
Carolyne Norwood, 778-1514 if you can give a few
hours of community service.
LIVE-IN NANNY/Housekeeper needed. Must drive.
778-1863 for details. ,
AD PRODUCTION computer desktop publishing
with experience in Pagemaker and ad layout a must.
Part-time. Call or stop in The Islander Bystander.
HOUSEKEEPER needed for beachfront motel. Part-
time, some weekends, start immediately. Apply in
person at Sand & Sea Motel, 2412 Gulf Drive,
Bradenton Beach.
HOUSEKEEPER Harrington House Bed & Break-
fast. 778-5444.
RELIABLE PERSON wanted to water a yard on Wil-
low Ave., May-October inclusive. No grass to mow
but some yard maintenance required. 778-1150.
20 + HOURS Nite floor cleaner. Restaurants, some
lifting, must have car and be bondable. Call Roxie
778-7231.
HOUSEKEEPER needed on Longboat Key. $7.00
per hour. Call 383-4832 after 6:00 PM.
VOLUNTEERS NOW ACCEPTED. For Tingley Me-
morial Library. Part-time or full-time. 778-9413 or
778-6247.
HOUSEKEEPER for Beach Motel on Anna Maria
Island. Must be clean, pleasant & willing to work.
Apply in person Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3
p.m. at Blue Water Beach Club, 6303 Gulf Drive,
Holmes Beach.
BOAT SALESMAN for new & used boat dealer, high
income potential. Call Ken at 778-5577.
We are looking for experienced or highly motivated
Real Estate Associate. Busy office, excellent oppor-
tunity for dedicated sales person. Choice walk in lo-
cation. Gulf Bay Realty of Anna Maria, Inc. 778-7244.
HOUSEKEEPING ASST. needed at Longboat Key
resort. Sat's only. Transportation arranged. H.S. stu-
dent OK. Call Marcia 383-3788.


PINE-SOL PATTY & CO We do everything! Light
cleaning, spring cleaning, WINDOWS, moving help,
organizing, whatever! 18 1/2 years on this Island!
(20% discount to Tom Selleck). 778-9217.
HOME REPAIR-Kitchen & Bath, handyman and
home repairs. Island resident, 23 years experience,
local references. Call Mark at 778-5354.
AUTO & BOAT DETAILING at your home, office, or
dock-at your convenience. Complete detailing in-
cludes wash, wax, shampoo, engine & underbelly
cleaning, leather & vinyl conditioned, tires & trim
dressed and much more. Protect your investment.
Call Damon on mobile number 356-4649.
PROFESSIONAL YACHT & Boat cleaning by
Carleen. 15 years experience. No job to small. For
free estimates call voice pager 813-252-0080. Island
resident.
MARY KAY COSMETICS-Free facials. Free deliv-
ery, Call Donna Jean. 383-3202.

TREE SERVICE Topping, trimming, removal of all
types of trees, inc. palms. Insured, reasonable, Island
resident. Local references. Call Brewers 778-7790.


TAX PREPARATION and small business account-
ing. 25 years experience. Certified. Your neighbor- i
hood representative in Holmes Beach, Pat Kenney.
Kenney Tax Service. 778-6024.

ISLANDER CLASSIFIED The best news in town
and the best results from classified ads! Stop in to
place your ad for next week before Monday noon.
INCOME TAX PREPARATION. Individual, corporate
and special situation. All states. 28 years experi-
ence. Free pickup and delivery. Island resident. Jay
Parker, 778-6179.
HOUSE CLEANING Reasonable rates. Dependable
Island resident. Local references. 778-9678.
ISLAND PAINTER Fast, neat, reasonable. 27 years
experience. Call Big Jim 778-5587.
J.R.'S BICYCLE DETAILING. Rust removal, clean-
ing and waxing. Small bike $6, large bike $10. 778-
1099.
HOUSE CLEANING. Two openings: soon available
not a "cold" service, but "have it your way" friendly.
Ironing, too! Call Jackie, $10 hr. 755-5965.
BOATS-BEAUTIFUL BOATS. Wood Restoration and
high gloss varnishing "quality time on your enjoyment."
30 years experience in Hawaii. Call Skip 755-5965.


HOME REPAIR SERVICE Professional tile instal-
lation, marble work, plaster & stucco. Interior/exte-
rior. All repairs. Excellent Island references, 23 years
experience. Call Mark at 778-5354.
VAN-GO PAINTING Residential/Commercial, Inte-
rior/Exterior, Pressure Cleaning, Wallpaper. Island
resident references. Dan or Bill 778-5455.
JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling
specialist. State licensed and insured. Many Island ;
references. 778-2993. Lic# CRC 035261.

MONTGOMERY'S CERAMIC TILE Professional in-
stallation and repair. Fully insured. Manatee Co. resi-
dent 25 yrs. Call today for free estimate. Ken 792-1084.

FAUCET PLUMBING Remodel, service, water'.
heater, sewer cleaning. 24 hour service. Serving the
Island for 17 years. 778-0181. Lic. # RF0038400.-

Interior/Exterior Painting. Call Jim Bickal 778-1730.
Free Estimates 28 year Island Resident.

ALUMINUM VINYL CONSTRUCTION. All types.
New installation and repairs. Insured and references.
LIC #RX-0051318. Rex Roberts 778-0029.
ISLAND UPHOLSTERY Danish craftsman, free es-
timates, pick-up and delivery. Furniture repairs. 778-
4335. 121 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach.
HOME REPAIR Seniors discount. Special rate for
mobile homes. 24 hour service. Island resident for 22
years. Call Pete 778-2812.


ONE LARGE commercial studio. Gulf view. Gulf
Drive. Ideal for small business, office, crafts, etc.
Neg. Call Frank at 778-6126 Eves. 778-6127.
BUY IT! SELL IT! FIND IT! ISLANDER CLASSIFIED.
SEASONAL Gulffront/canal homes and condos.
Weekly and monthly. Call Debbie Thrasher, Anna
Maria Realty, Inc. 778-2259.
FOR RENT 2/2 duplex apartment. West of Gulf
Drive. Three houses from Gulf. Completely fur-
nished. Central A/C & heat. Florida room. Yearly
furnished $1000 month plus utilities. Seasonal
$1520 month plus tax and utilities. Call Betty Cole
813-778-2422.
COTTAGES ON the beach in Anna Maria City. Wk/
Mo/Sn. 813-735-1488.

ANNUAL $550 month, 2/2, excellent location. $400
month, 1/1, S Harbor Dr., Holmes Beach. Gulf Bay
Realty of Anna Maria, Inc. 778-7244.


SUMMER RENTAL Adirondack Mountains lakefront.
May 1 to Oct. 1, 1994. $3000 season. Ideal for
adults. 778-9555.


I Painting by
Elaine Deffenbaugh
"Professional Excellence"
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
We repair popcorn ceilings
Serving the Islands Since 1969
Licensed and Insured
778-5594 778-3468






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JISLANDE: DECLASSIFIED
RENALS RAL SAT


GULFFRONT RESIDENCE Turnkey 2/2 with fabu-
lous views. Located north Holmes Beach. Available
April 1994. Call Dave Moynihan, Assoc., Dick
Wagner Realty, Inc. 778-2246/778-7976.
WANTED TO RENT May 1st, annual, unfurnished.
2BR house/dup, quiet area. Holmes Beach/Anna
Maria. Responsible, excellent references with small
well behaved dog. 795-7852. ..

BAYFRONT Anna Maria, North Shore. 2/2, A/C, cable,
microwave, washer/dryer, large porch. Wk/April or May
$1500 month includes utilities. 778-0340..

LOVELY ANNA MARIA Gulffront apartment. 2/1,
porch, sundeck Wk/Mo/Sn. No pets. 778-3143.
BEACH RENTAL Best on beach. Steps to gulf. Im-
maculate 3/2 on N. Shore Dr. Available after May 5.
$800 week. 778-3171.
SEASONAL OR ANNUAL 3/1 house. Cable, large
kitchen, covered parking, sundecks, bayview, 2
blocks to beach. Available Aprill 5th. 778-0192.
BRADENTON BEACH duplex. 2/1 with boat space
available. Unfurnished. Available April 2. $775 month
includes electric, water, garbage, cable, washer/
dryer. 750-8715 evenings.
WANTED 1995 MARCH rental in Holmes Beach or
Anna Maria. 2/2 home, duplex or condo located near
beach. Excellent references available. 778-3772.
STUDIO APT Holmes Beach. Across from beach.
$30 daily / $150 weekly / $500 monthly. Cable TV
and microwave included. 778-0727 or 924-7260.
APRIL 1ST Comfortably furnished duplex apartment,
2/1, screened porch overlooking Gulf. 100' from
beach. Washeridryer, dishwasher, phone, cable,
microwave, covered garage, off season, reasonable..
778-0727 or 924-7260.
BEACH RENTAL, Anna Maria Island Club. 2BR/
2BA Condo. March, April open 1995. (813)949-3713.
RETIRED COUPLE. Yearly rental on beach, 1 bed-
room furnish. Small managerial opportunities. 813-
920-2034.
SEASONAL 1BR/1BA' Nov.-April. 3 minutes to
beach, bank and super market. Holmes Beach.
$850/Mo urnkey. 778-4523.


PERICO BAY Open House. Saturday & Sunday.
3/2, glassed lanai, ceramic tile, floors in great room,
custom closets, plantation shutters, custom made
entertainment center. Over looks Bay. Gated com-
munity. Tennis, pools, etc. Garage with storage.
$199,500. 813-794-6472.


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KEY ROYALE 624 Foxworth. 100 ft. canalfront. 3/2.5
living room, dining room, kitchen with eating area. 2
car garage. 778-7837.

OPEN HOUSE Sat., Mar. 19 & Sun., Mar. 20. 1 pm
to 4 pm. 3/2; glassed lanai, ceramic tile, floors in
great room, custom closets, plantation shutters, cus-
tom made entertainment center. Over looks Bay.
Gated community. Tennis, pools, etc. Garage with
storage. $199,500. 813-794-6472.

65' X 100' LOT overlooking Tampa Bay on S. Bay
Blvd, Anna Maria. Excellent building site. Cleared
with palm trees. $119,500. 778-4363 leave message.

DIRECTLY ON THE Intracoastal. Key West style du-
plex. Seawall. Deep water. Anna Maria Island.
Owner financing or trade. $165,000. 778-7980.

ISLAND CONDO 2/2. 2 lanais, eat-in kitchen, washer/
dryer, pool,; walk to beach, low maintenance fee. Owner
may finance! $99,900. Call Yvonne Higgins, Island Real
Estate, 778-6066 or 795-0105 after hours.

LOVELY 4BR/2.5BA, two story brick home. Com-
pletely renovated. Separate studio. 7704 20th Ave.-
NW.,, Bradenton. 795-8169.

SEE IT TODAY! Historic Cortez Village Charming
2BR/1.5BA cottage. Nice oaks, quiet street. 1 blk
from Bay. Great seasonal rental or second home. For
sale by owner, 794-1103. $62,500.
LARGE 2/2 VILLA: Pool, clubhouse. Nice area min-
utes to Gulf beaches. $49,900. 794-6293.
BY OWNER Two story brick. 4/2.5 with family room.
Oak floors. Completely renovated. Two car attached
garage. Separate brick studio. Northwest Bradenton.
Best schools. Must see. $169,000. 794-0145.
3/2 BAYVIEWAII new kitchen & bath. Neyv oak floors,
cut glass French doors. You've seen it before but never
like this. Owner anxious. ERA Green Kesten & Assoc.,
Dawn Baker. Eves 778-2991 $209,803 ..
PALM HARBOR, Holmes Beach lot 80X100. Call
792-0408.
NEW LARGE 3BR/2BA Anna Maria Island. Gulf view
home.Now $162,000/ reduced $20,000. 778-5551.


THANK YOU. 0 Holy St. Jude, apostle and martyr,
great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of
Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke
, your special patronage in time of need, to you I have
recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg
to whom God has given such great power to come
to my assistance. Help me in my present and urgent
petition. In return, I promise to make your name
known and cause you to be invoked. St. Jude pray
for us and all who invoke your aid. Amen. Say three
Our Fathers, Hail Marys and Glorias. I have had my
request granted. Beth



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HOW TO


ADVERTISE
DEADLINE: MONDAY at NOON for
WEDNESDAY publication. Up to 3 line
minimum includes approximately 21
words $4.50. Additional lines $1.50
each. Classified ads for businesses are
6.50 for 21 words. $2.00 per additional
line. Boxes are $2.00. Place and pay in
person in advance. Stop by 5400A Ma-
rina Drive, between D.Coy Ducks and
Chez Andre in the Island Shopping Cen-
ter. More information: 778-7978.


Island Typing Service
SComputer Operated
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310 Pine Avenue Anna Maria 778-8390

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NOW OFFERS...
VACUUM SALES & SERVICE
We carry all makes & models
Small Appliance Repair Licensed & Bonded
Same Dependable, Prompt, Quality Service
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Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat 9-2 778-4988


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Same Day Drapery Service In-Home Carpet Cleaning
Upholstery Spreads Comforters Blinds *
Free Estimates 779-1410
Member of Manatee Chamber of Commerce *


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DETAILING
WASH WAX SHAMPOO
Engine & Underbody too.
Every detail is cleaned and protected.
Your car and boat can look like new
again ... and maintain the value! By.
appointment, at your home or office.
Most cars $85.
Call the mobile service number:
356-4649 or leave a message:
778-9392.


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