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________No tax increase proposed in Holmes Beach.
No tax increase proposed in Holmes Beach
By Paul Roat
"No new taxes" may be the key phrase in the
Holmes Beach budget for the next year if the mayor's
proposal is adopted by the city council.
Mayor Rich Bohnenberger is proposing no increase
in the city's current 1.75 mill levy for the 1995-96 fiscal
year for taxable property in the city. A mill is $1 for ev-
ery $1,000 of assessed value of property, less the $25,000
homestead exemption saving for full-time residents.
Residents may listen to the city council delibera-
tions on the budget during a workshop Wednesday,
July 12,at 9 a.m. Public input on the budget proposal
will be allowed July 18 at a work session scheduled to
beginning at 7:30 p.m. Final adoption of the budget will
be later this summer.
Some of the highlights of the proposed budget for
An application for permission to operate a motorized
watercraft rental business has been made by Bradenton
Beach Sailboat Rental at the Catalina Beach Resort.
Ralph Cole, operator of the business at 1325 Gulf
Drive N., hopes the special exception application will end
a six-year dispute over the rental of personal watercraft at
privately owned beachfront property at the Catalina.
The Catalina Beach Resort is owned by Gil and
Cole has also requested the city waive the fees for
the special exception application due to the long-stand-
ing rental operation. Fees for the special exception are
about $2,000. The city council is expected to decide on
the fee waiver request July 20.
The Planning and Zoning Board is expected to hear
the application in August and make a recommendation
to the city council, which will make a decision in Sep-
At issue is a dispute that stretches back at least six
years. Cole has a special exception for rental of sail-
boats, and expanded the operation to include personal
watercraft several years ago.
Pig issue goes to
Frances Bacon will get her day in court Friday -
or at least a hearing before the Holmes Beach Code
Frances Bacon, a pet pot-bellied pig owned by
Shirley Howden-Gillett, has been declared a violation
of the city's codes prohibiting farm-type animals within
the city. A request last month to issue a special excep-
tion for the animal was denied by the city council al-
though a similar request to keep a pet pig was approved
by a previous city council several years ago.
Several neighbors complained about the odor, the
unsanitary conditions and the fleas created by the pig
"She's like a puppy," Howden-Gillette has said of
Frances Bacon. "She follows me all over the place. I
love my animals better than people. My house is up for
sale. I'm trying to get out of here. I want to go back to
the country. I have no bad feelings.
"I want it to go to code enforcement," Howden-
Gillett added, "because I have a lawyer and I will sue
you for discrimination."
Holmes Beach is not the only governmental entity
wrestling with pigs. The Sarasota County Commission
last month approved a change in the county's codes that
now defines pot-bellied pigs as pets and permits resi-
dents to keep them in residential areas.
The case will be heard by the code enforcement
board at Friday at 9 a.m. in the Holmes Beach City Hall.
fiscal year 1995-96 are listed below. The items men-
tioned are not all inclusive of the line-item budget.
Bohnenberger is proposing a total revenue for
1995-96 of $2,221,685, an total increase of $40,506
from 1994-95. Many of the revenue sources for the city
have remained relatively flat ad valorem taxes in-
creased due to property assessment increases $18,416,
sales taxes increased $27,490, gas taxes increased
$353. The mayor is also requesting an increase in funds
transferred from reserve accounts of $25,961.
The largest portion of the city's proposed budget
is for public safety. The city police department budget
for the next fiscal year is $921,984, an increase of
$101,042 from the previous year's budget Much of the
increase comes in .the form of salary increases
($52,790), service leases and contracts ($13,560), pro-
Community invited to
open house at
The Anna Maria Island Community Center will
hold an open house on Monday, July 17, from 7 to
The open house is an opportunity for the com-
munity to learn about the center's counseling ser-
vices and to meet the center's therapists and counse-
lors. Topics to be discussed are relevant to today's
Child care and pizza will be provided.
The center is located at 407 Magnolia Ave.,
Anna Maria City.
For more information call the center at 778-1908.
fessional services ($10,000) and a miscellaneous cat-
egory ($12,500). Asset purchases are down next year
from the current year by $17,443.
Another major expense for the city lies in general
administration and infrastructure expenditures for fiscal
year 1995-96 at $340,055, up $40,439 from this year.
Much of the increase stems from the state-mandated com-
prehensive long-range plan costs (up $22,500) and sala-
ries for city clerks (up $14,893) although professional
charges such as attorney fees have decreased by $9,000.
The Holmes Beach Public Works Department bud-
get decreased $147,376 from this year to come in at a
proposed $559,428 for 1995-96. Although some of the
line items decreased, including salaries, the bulk of the
decrease comes from the completed Key Royale Bridge
repair work this year at a reduction of $160,000.
SO WHAT'S ON TV AND WHEN DO WE EAT?
Helen Knoedl says this
egret is a frequent,
friendly visitor to her
home on Tarpon Street
in Anna Maria. "I have
this bird so trained, he
comes in and eats at
my dining room table."
Knoedl's photo of her
"pet" egret is the
fourth weekly prize
winner in The Islander
Awards. The overall
winner in the six-week
contest will go on to
compete in the interna-
tional contestfor prizes
including a grand prize
of $10,000. Next
week's contest deadline
is Friday at 5 p.m.
Entries must be taken
with Kodak film and
S. printed on Kodak
paper. Winners must
supply their negative
and all snapshots
become the property of
Kodak Entrants are
address and phone
number on the back of
their snapshot and
4 deliver or mail to The
5408 Marina Drive,
Holmes Beach, Fla.
SKIMMING THE NEWS ...
Tingley Memorial Library........................ .... 4
Opinions ............................. ...................... 6
Those W ere the Days .............................. ... 7
Announcements ........................................... 9
Tahiti ........................... ............................ 12
Stir-it-up ............................. ...................... 14
Streetlife ........................................................ 18
Anna Maria tides ........................................ 20
Real estate ................................................. 22
Crossword puzzle....................................... 23
THE BEST NEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND
EQ PAGE 2 0 JULY 13, 1995 0 THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER
Holmes Beach appoints treasurer
Holmes Beach Mayor Rich Bohnenberger pre-
sented his choice for city treasurer to the council at a
special meeting he called for the purpose last week.
Terri Kirkpatrick, who served as the city accoun-
tant for 13 years, and the past three months as treasurer
following a change in the job description by
Bohnenberger, leaves the city to join her husband in
Kansas City. Her position paid an annual salary of
Bohnenberger said he received approximately 40
applications for the position advertised in two local
Council chairman Luke Courtney inquired if there
were any applicants from the Island. The mayor said,
"Yes, one I believe, and that person did not make the
cut for final interviews."
The mayor's choice is Ann Mitchell of Bonita
Springs. Mitchell is a graduate of Hialeah High School
and received an associate degree at Edison Community
High School last year. She has been employed as a
bookkeeper by the Bonita Springs Fire District since
March 1992. Her other experience includes bookkeep-
ing positions in the construction trade and 18 months
in 1979-80 as assistant city clerk for Key Colony
Prior to voting their concurrence with the mayor's
choice, Councilwoman Billie Martini asked, "Will we
be given any other choices we have nothing more
Bohnenberger replied that procedure was for him
to make the appointment and for council to vote to
concur. "You have yea or nay," he said.
Council voted to concur with the mayor's choice
for city treasurer. Council members Don Maloney and
Carol Whitmore were absent.
Mitchell began training this week with Kirkpatrick
and officially takes the position the beginning of Au-
gust at an annual salary of $29,016.
Her duties include collection and investment of all
funds of the city subject to policy and procedure as
directed by council; payments; supervision of all city
accounting procedures; submission of monthly
fininancial reports; auditing accounts of officers of the
city; certifying available funds and other fiscal services
as required by the mayor.
Rock revetment work starts at
Bradenton Beach Fishing Pier
Workmen began removing the concrete rubble last
week at the revetment protecting the east end of
Bridge Street adjacent to the Bradenton Beach
Fishing Pier. The concrete debris will be replaced
with granite boulders, and the roadway widened.
Although the work is scheduled to last about 90 days,
most of the repair work should be finished by the end
of this month. The $344,000 project is paid for by a
U.S. Army Corps of Engineering grant and revenue
generated by franchise fees paid by pier patrons.
Islander Photo: Paul Roat
Stephenson named to county
Holmes Beach Police Lt. Dale Stephenson is one
of 31 Manatee County professionals chosen to partici-
pate in the 1995-96 Leadership Manatee
Developed by the Manatee Chamber
of Commerce and the Kiwanis Club of
Bradenton, Leadership Manatee involves
six-month, comprehensive course of in-
struction in countywide public and private
resources. The program is in its 13th year.
Leadership Manatee is designed to de-
velop emerging community leaders, to ex-
pose them to the present and future needs
of Manatee County and to familiarize them Lt. Stephen
with sources for solutions to issues facing
Lectures, discussions and field trips will focus on
topics ranging from health care and human services to
county educational systems, land use/transportation,
agriculture, arts and communications, law enforce-
ment, government, business and industry and more.
Representing a cross section of the professional
community, participants were selected
based on their commitment to community
activities, their leadership position within
their business/organization and their dem-
onstrated interest in seeking leadership
roles in the community.
.J Stephenson feels honored to have
been chosen the first time he applied. He
looks forward to the opportunity to mix
V with other county professionals in an in-
depth study of community functions.
)n Previous participants from the city of
Holmes Beach include City Clerk Leslie
Ford, Mayor Rich Bohnenberger and Chief Jay Romine.
The 1995-96 program is sponsored by HCA L.W.
Blake Hospital with support from Lane, Trohn,
Groseclose & Quinlan, Tropicana and Charter Behav-
ioral Health Systems.
Host families needed for foreign
Foreign high school students are scheduled to ar-
rive in the Anna Maria Island area shortly for academic
program homestays. The sponsoring organization
needs a few more local host families.
According to Pacific Intercultural Exchange (PIE)
Executive Director John Doty, the students are all between
the ages of 15 and 18 years of age, are English-speaking,
have their own spending money, and carry accident and
health insurance. PIE currently has programs to match
almost every family's needs, ranging in length-of-stays
from a semester to a full academic year.
Families who host for PIE are also eligible to claim
a $50 per month charitable contribution deduction on
their itemized tax returns for each month they host a
PIE has students from Spain, Germany, Poland,
Russia, Finland, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Para-
guay, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia and many other
Anna Maria Island families interested in learning
more about student exchange may call PIE at 1-800-
The agency also has travel/study program oppor-
tunities available for American High school students as
well as possibilities for community volunteers to assist
and work with area host families, students and schools.
The names may have changed, but the faces
will remain the same for patrons of the Bradenton
Beach Fishing Pier.
Georgia McKee will continue to run the
Bradenton Beach Pier Cafe under the corporate
name of Bradenton Beach Pier Cafe, Inc., replac-
ing the Bridge Tender Inn, Inc., corporate title.
The corporate transfer was unanimously ap-
proved last week by members of the Bradenton
Beach City Council conditional of proof of liabil-
McKee said Dr. Fred Bartizal, principal of
Bridge Tender Inn, Inc., had offered her stock in the
new corporation in return for her operation of the
pier's restaurant and bait shop.
The terms of the contract between the city and
Bradenton Beach Pier Cafe, Inc., are unchanged:
the concessionaire is to pay the city "$410 per
month or 12 percent of the gross receipts of the
concession franchise operation, whichever is
larger," according to the lease agreement
The concessionaire also is responsible for paying
the electric bill for the pier, with 30 percent of that bill
being deducted from the monthly rent to offset city
officials' desire to have the pier lit at all times.
The city also receives 60 percent of the revenue
generated from the sale of 50-cent fishing fees on
The franchise agreement between McKee and
the city will expire the last day of this year. Coun-
cil members have indicated an intent to advertise
for prospective bidders later this year to manage the
pier's tackle and restaurant operations.
An investigation into allegations of a wildlife res-
cue operation improperly condoning the freezing of
12,000 baby chicks is expected to be wrapped up
within a few days.
Humane Society of Manatee County's Paul
Witte said to date the investigation "is indicating that
the charges were unfounded" against Wildlife Inc.,
an Anna Maria Island bird rescue and rehabilitation
Raptors at the facility are fed baby chickens that
have been frozen. Witte said reports that the "fast-
freeze" process wasn't that fast and that some of the
chicks were still alive in the icy cooler was the ba-
sis of his investigation.
The freezing allegedly took place at Sigma Inter-
national, a fish wholesale operation in Cortez that has
a large amount of freezer space. Sigma officials said
once they were informed of what was being done they
had the chicks removed from the property.
Birds such as ospreys, hawks and owls that have
been injured are treated and released back into the
wild at Wildlife Inc.
THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER E JULY 13, 1995 0 PAGE 3 G3
Handicapped access available
A pair of new plastic-and-vinyl chairs, complete with
umbrella and oversized tires, are now available for
use at the Manatee Public Beach. The chairs are a
part of Manatee County's compliance with the
federally mandated Americans with Disabilities Act,
which calls for handicap access to public facilities -
including the beach. The chairs are available free of
charge and may be pushed into the water.
Islander Photo: Paul Roat
7/12, 10 a.m., Citizen Advisory Committee to
the Island Transportation Planning Committee
7/12, 10 a.m., Safety committee
7/13, 1 p.m., Special city council meeting on
the Bradenton Beach Fishing Pier
7/13, 1:30 p.m., Budget workshop
7/18, 11 a.m., Budget discussion with
7/19, 1 p.m., Budget workshop
7/20, 1 p.m., City council meeting
7/12,9 a.m., Budget workshop
7/14,9 am., Code enforcement board
7/18, 2 p.m., Planning commission
7/18, 7 p.m., Special city council meeting to
establish tentative millage for the next year
7/18, 7:30 p.m., Council work session
7/20, 9 a.m., Planning commission
7/20, 7:30 p.m., Work session on T-end canals
7/12, 10 a.m., Island Emergency Operations
Center, Fire Station #1, Holmes Beach
7/17, 10 a.m., Island Transportation
Planning Organization CANCELLED
7/19, 10 a.m., Island Elected Officials
meeting, Bradenton Beach City Hall
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E[J] PAGE 4 A JULY 13, 1995 U THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER
Tingley Memorial Library: first-year success
By Paul Roat
John Sandberg sounded more like a proud father
than a chairman when he gave the first annual report for
the Tingley Memorial Library to the Bradenton Beach
City Council last week.
"We're being overwhelmed with our success,"
Sandberg, chair of the library board of directors, said
of the library on Second Street North. "It's a very nice
problem to have."
The library is a public library financed through
private funds. It was built from a $600,000 donation by
Beulah Hooks Hanna Tingley in 1986. Through
thoughtful investment and use of a sharp pencil to trim
financial costs, after the site was secured, the building
completed and furnished, the remainder of the original
donation was placed in interest-bearing investments. In
fact, Sandberg said the library is completely self-sup-
porting and "not a penny of taxpayer's money is used
in its operation."
Bradenton Beach Vice Mayor Dick Suhre, the city
liaison to the library, offered a tongue-in-cheek com-
pliment to previous city administrations for "dragging
their feet in using the money and allowing the princi-
pal to accumulate to the point that the library can 'live'
off the interest for the next 20 years or so."
The library opened its doors Feb. 22, 1994. Armed
with a cadre of volunteers that now number almost 40,
the library has had 5,806 people come through its doors
as of May 1995. Library cards they cost $1 have
been given to 845 people. The library houses almost
5,000 titles ranging from fiction to reference to
The library also is home to the bound volumes of
The Islander Bystander.
The library is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday,
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and from 3-7 p.m.
Thursday. During the winter the library will remain
open until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, the busiest day of the
week for the library.
One of the most popular features of the bright, airy
library is the pair of Macintosh computers complete
with CD-ROM drives. The computers house encyclo-
pedias, dictionaries, foreign language dictionaries and
interactive children' storybooks and educational pro-
Sandberg said it is not unusual to see a line of a
score or so children patiently waiting to use the com-
puters. They have proven so popular, he added, that
programs that teach people how to type have been
Volunteers, officials and bibliophiles were all on hand when the Tingley Memorial Library held its grand
opening in January 1995. Islander Photo: Bonner Presswood
added and a number of children and adults are learn-
ing how to type on the machines.
The Tingley Memorial Library has received glow-
ing reviews by Manatee County Outreach Services
Supervisor Linda O'Connor-Levy. She wrote, "It is a
charming, functional and very positive addition to the
community." A program audit of the library was con-
ducted, and many of the recommendations offered
through the audit have been implemented, Sandberg
A librarian, Carol Sandidge, has been hired to
oversee the volunteers.
Sandberg said one of the highlights of the library
is the exterior landscaping, a regional demonstration
site for the Florida Yards Program through the Sarasota
Bay National Estuary Program. Low-maintenance trees
and shrubs that require little water have been planted
in this xeriscaping program. Citizens can visit the site
and view the labeled vegetation to determine appropri-
ate trees and shrubs for their own landscaping projects.
And in typical form, Sandberg said that more is
always needed at the Tingley Memorial Library.
Among the items on the "wish list" are:
Glass cabinets in the lobby for a safe display of
artwork and models.
Additional computer and word processing equip-
Computer software and CD-ROM programs.
Funds for additional phone and computer Internet
Additional technical support.
Training videos for volunteer training.
Volunteers to coordinate and produce children'
Additional xeriscaping plantings.
Library board members include: Hazel Hastings,
vice chair; Norma Oldfield, secretary; Bette Kissick,
treasurer; and board members Gale Carter, Phil
Connolly, Lynn Hornack, Linda Molto and Virginia
... and just who was that Mrs. Tingley?
Beulah Rebecca Hooks was born Aug. 29, 1893,
into the Lakeland, Fla., pioneer family of Thomas
Jefferson and Louella Hulsey Hook who chose to raise
their family in the nearby community of Clermont. Her
father served in the Florida Legislature from 1893 to
1895 and her mother was a pioneer in her own right -
the first teacher in Clermont.
She married John B. Hannah (year unknown), an
employee of Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. From his
obituary dated Nov. 13, 1941, it is assumed he and
Beulah moved to Tampa from Lakeland in 1939.
Active in the Democratic party, she served as a
delegate to the National Democratic Convention in
1932 and was given the honor of seconding the 1932
Democratic presidential nominee, Franklin D.
When her national political life ended, Beulah re-
turned to manage her family's citrus groves in Lake-
land, but still found herself as the only women in the
area fighting for growers' rights.
As a documented activist and senior citizen one
who also found time over the years to write a collec-
tion of short stories and poems submitted to such pe-
riodicals of the day and today as the Atlantic Monthly
or Jack and Jill Beulah chose to retire on Anna
When she was a child, her family would come to
the Island often to fish. So, with many childhood
memories to sustain her as well as an inbred love of the
sport, Beulah settled in Bradenton Beach.
It was on one of many deep sea fishing trips while
- she was in her late 60s or early 70s that Beulah met, and
ultimately married, Harvey Tingley, a retired farmer
from Ohio. After he passed away, she continued to live
in Bradenton Beach, and later moved to Holmes Beach.
From a relative's recollection, "she wanted a change."
Another love of Beulah's reading led to her
donation for a library in Bradenton Beach.
"She loved her books," said her niece, Anne Friedt
of Bradenton Beach, "and they did not have a reading
room. She always said she was going to leave money
so people could have a place to read."
And so she did. Beulah left a trust of about
$600,000 for just that purpose; a legacy compiled from
the sale of property in Lakeland and from successful
dabbling in the stock market which was, according to
her family, the source of the majority of her money.
Beulah Hooks Hannah Tingley passed away on April
7, 1986, at the age of 92. Based on a collection of reports
from family and caregivers, Beulah's end can be pictured
with a libation at her side and a cigarette in the ashtray -
both reflective of her strong, "my way," personality.
Kids do count in Cortez
"Kids Do Count in Cortez" held its first event July 8 with a neighborhood supper. The project is part of the
newly established Cortez Community Center Inc., which is co-sponsored by the Cortez Village Historical
Society and is currently headquartered in a 1926 home on 123rd Street. Lon gterm goals include programs
for all ages in a permanent facility, including room for a lending library. Islander Photo: Cynthia Finn.
THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER 0 JULY 13, 1995 M PAGE 5 E3
A man for all reasons
By Verna L. Hill
Special to The Islander Bystander
His warm, pleasant laugh immediately puts you
"A two- to three-minute segment of our Canadian
television show, 'On the Road Again,' is called 'People
Say the Darndest Things!'"
He laughs again, an anticipatory laugh.
"A woman we interviewed from a tiny town,
Bindloss, Alberta, collects cow pies. She dries them to
the right consistency, resin-coats them and then makes
clocks out of them."
Now you laugh.
"And she originally called her company Turd World,
until she discovered it had already been copyrighted."
Again laughter. It's like having a fireside chat, but
it's the bright Florida sun that warms the air.
We are talking with Andrew Clyde Little, the Ca-
nadian photo-journalist, television producer, teacher
and writer, who spends his winters on Anna Maria Is-
land, cheerfully emptying the beach sand from his well-
traveled shoes. We join him on a rock overlooking the
Gulf on a beautiful spring morning.
He folds his arms and explains that he was originally
sent here 10 years ago to do a piece for the Canadian
Broadcasting Corp. about Canadians wintering in Florida.
"Now," he says, "I've come to Florida in early re-
tirement because it's my choice. It's where I really
want to be."
This past winter, Little also had a special task: to
put the finishing touches on a photo-essay book based
on the television show, "On the Road Again," a study
of ordinary Canadians who are doing interesting and
different things. The manuscript will be published in
the fall in time for the Christmas market.
Little has worn a lot of different hats in his lifetime. A
dual citizen born in Detroit, Little says he got his first
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empties his well-traveled shoes on Anna Maria
Island. Islander Photo: Courtesy of Verna L Hill.
camera, a Brownie Reflex, at the age of eight, and had
his own darkroom in a converted coal bin four years
later in Canada.
"Sometime early in my educationn" Little says, "I
also discovered I had a penchant for writing and I ma-
jored in English and history."
After college and one year as a journalist, he joined
the CBC in radio and moved to television two years
later. "I've been there, in some sort of a hat, almost 25
The television-industry hats that Little's worn in-
clude reporter, correspondent, senior producer, senior
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City of Holmes Beach
The City Council of the City of Holmes
Beach will hold a special work session on
July 20, 1995, at 7:30 PM, at City Hall, 5901
Marina Drive. The purpose of the Public
Meeting is for discussion of the draft ordi-
nance addressing the three T-End Canals
from 72nd Street and Marina Drive, North to
77th Street and Marina Drive.
No stenographic record by a certified court
reporter is made of this work session. Accord-
ingly, any person who may seek to appeal
any decisions involving the matter noticed
herein will be responsible for making a verba-
tim record of the testimony and evidence at
this work session upon which any appeal is to
be based. Copies of the draft ordinance are
available in the office of the City Clerk.
The public is invited to attend and be
City of Holmes Beach
Leslie R. Ford, City Clerk
editor and television co-host. He even had his own
show for a while a Canadian Andy Rooney but
it was canceled.
When "On the Road Again" debuted nine years ago,
Little was offered the role as field producer in Ottawa,
combining two of his loves, photography and writing.
Only recently has he cut back to part-time field producer.
"All the traveling was beginning to wear on me,"
he says, "and, well, perhaps I was looking for anew hat
to try on."
"On the Road Again" is an unusual combination of
Charles Kurault with a Willy Nelson dialogue. It's won
three Geminis, the equivalent of an Emmy.
Little's own personal achievements mirror the
show's success. He's been honored for a documentary
and been nominated for a National Award for a photo-
eassay in the magazine, This Country, Canada. Re-
cently, Little received notice that the magazine won a
U.S. Award of Excellence by the National Press Pho-
tographers Association for the best use of photography.
Semi-retirement seems to have spawned a new
batch of hats for Little to wear: feature magazine writer
and photo-essay book author. Where will those sand-
filled shoes travel next?
Having taught university journalism before, Little
looks forward to returning to that other love of his life,
He sifts white sand through his fingers, finally se-
curing a brightly colored coquina in his hand.
"Perhaps next year I can combine both of my loves
and start a beginners' class in photography here on
Anna Maria Island," Little says. "I would love that."
So, of course, would his students.
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Beating the summertime heat
How hot is it?
Hotter than a fried habafiero pepper. Hotter than a
pork roast cooked on the car's manifold on a trip from
town to the beach. Hotter than a commercial fishers'
temper over the gill net ban.
Let's face it it's really hot.
Almost anyone who spends more than two minutes
in Florida ends up talking about the weather. It's a Sun-
shine State pastime, as common as the Bucs losing
streaks or the mosquitoes vector to the one part of your
body you can't swat.
But for this time of year, to have this fierce degree
of hot weather so soon and with the promise of its last-
ing so long, is something for intense speculation. Even
old-timers those that have been on the Island for at
least five years are commenting on the heat.
Sure, we expect July and August to be sticky and
uncomfortable, but wow! is it ever hot out there.
Part of the sweaty problem stems from the lack of
afternoon thunderstorms. We're lacking the promise of
cooling showers in the afternoons to drive down the hot
air and bring in cooler sea breezes.
Some scientists are talking about the hot weather
being a trend a sign of the ongoing problem of ozone
depletion in the atmosphere and a continuing condition
of gradual warming on the planet. Evidence points to
the fact that although we won't experience 90-degree
temperatures in February with global warming, we will
see hotter hot temperatures.
Even the old "he-coon" himself, Florida governor
and experienced warm-weather expert Lawton Chiles,
suffered dehydration and an almost-stroke last week
after fishing in the Everglades.
A dip in the so-called cool waters of the Gulf isn't all
that refreshing when water temperatures hover near the
90-degree mark. It's more like a bath tub than the cool
refreshment we seek and if you think the Gulf is mucky,
try dipping your toes in the shallows of the bay. Yuck.
Hot weather can indeed be a miserable time of year.
For those who are willing to venture away from air
conditioning, be sure to dress appropriately. Cool, light-
weight clothing is a must in the summer.
Be sure to drink a lot of fluids. A general rule of
thumb is to have something cool to drink on hand almost
all the time on the beach. The old runner's adage, "If you
wait until you're thirsty to start drinking fluids you've
waited too long," holds true for anyone forced outside.
If you start to feel a little unsteady in the heat, take to
the shade. Remember what it's like to be on Island time.
And try to stay cool in the heat. There's always that
promise of cool weather and a fire in the fireplace to
keep you going and there are flights north.
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Fishing charter turns into
beer bash, trash
If you are planning a fishing trip on the Reef
Reacher, owned by Phil Shields, be sure you have all
of the information up front.
Since Mr. Shields could not get a party of four to
join me and my 13-year-old grandson after I had given
him a month's notice, he asked me if I would go on a
working charter. This meant the captain and first mate
would fish, too. I paid $220 including tip for a full day.
The first half hour was spent catching bait. We
spent the next two-and-a-half hours watching the cap-
tain and first mate chase and fish for tarpon. We finally
headed for the Gulf with two more stops to catch bait.
I hate what my grandson saw while we were out.
As the crew replaced used tackle with new, they threw
the used monofilament line and hooks overboard, along
with part of a plastic bucket with beer cans. Yes, beer
cans. At 2:30 p.m., the crew started drinking beer.
We did catch fish, but when we got back to the
dock we were informed that we should give the captain
and mate at least half of our personal catch. The last
thing Mr. Shields said to me was he would do better the
next time I went.
Barbara Hapner, Anna Maria City
Capt. Shields responds
On June 22, Barbara Hapner and her grandson took
a fishing trip aboard the Reef Reacher with Capt. Roy
Salgado and Capt. Mike Peed.
She asked us to put her with another party of four
to share the cost of the trip. She was told we could not
get a full boat for the time she wanted to go. Most char-
ter boats never even try to put parties together the
policy is that whether you are two people or six (the
maximum number) the boat cost is the same.
We wanted to get Mrs. Hapner and her grandson
out fishing. Knowing she didn't want to pay the full
fare of $525, we offered her space on one of our work-
ing trips. It was explained to her prior to the trip that a
working trip meant the crew could fish too, and the
boat would keep the fish caught. Mrs. Hapner agreed
to this arrangement and paid $175 for the trip and, at
its conclusion, left a $45 tip for the crew, providing her
with a $350 discount. She also did get to keep the fish
I apologize if there was any misunderstanding and
if Mrs. Hapner felt she did not have a good fishing trip
aboard the Reef Reacher. Mrs. Hapner and her grand-
son have been aboard the ReefReacher before and have
had a good time her grandson's picture of his big
grouper even appeared in the paper.
I would like to offer Mrs. Hapner a trip for two free
of charge. I want my customers to go away happy and
tired from catching so many fish.
Capt. Phil Shields, charter boat Reef Reacher
'Ned's' fate unforgiveable
In my life of 38 years, I can recall many terrible
and sad things that have happened to animals. I just find
it so gut-wrenching to think that there are such awful,
outrageously pathetic people in this world who would
do what they did to "Ned" the pig.
If more people would find a bit of compassion in
their hearts and allow pets into every aspect of life, oh,
how the world would become a better place.
Those brothers will suffer and never forget "Ned"
and neither will a lot of other animal lovers.
I am truly sorry for the Geraldson family and hope
they know that there are many people everywhere who
share in their sorrow.
Joanne Caminite, Holmes Beach
Last week we incorrectly identified the Anna
Maria City liaison to Waste Management. Commis-
sioner George McKay has that assignment for the city.
In Holmes Beach, in our recommendation for the
city to acquire a vacant lot adjacent to the city right of
way, a parcel already used for parking by scuba divers
and beach goers, the street was incorrectly identified.
Last weekend, parking was heavy on the privately
owned property adjacent to 33rd Street where the city
maintains a beach walkover. Development on the site
is immanent without the city's investment into recre-
ational use of open land.
THOfSE WEE THE IAYS
Conclusion, Everybody's Talking
by June Alder
In 1902 linemen (one of
them probably Jack
the first Peninsular
telephone cable, raised
at Manatee Avenue and
'QUITE AN INDIVIDUAL'
Some prodigies who amaze us in
their youth later lead undistinguished
lives. They burn out, we might say. In
a way, .Jack Leffingwell who in
1895 at age 12 brought the telephone to
Manatee County and had his own tele-
communications business by the time
he was 15 fits that mold.
For he was a business failure at 16,
a college drop-out at 18 or so and a
wanderer going from job to job and
place to place thereafter. Though he
built up a good business by middle age,
he lost everything in the Great Depres-
sion and ended his days living in a
shack on Anna Maria Island.
Those are the bare facts. Now, here
are the details.
After he and his physician-father
sold out Gulf Coast Telephone Company
in 1898, Jack enrolled in Stetson Univer-
sity in DeLand, Florida. Dr. Leffingwell
perhaps hoped his son would follow in
his footsteps. But the academic life
wasn't for Jack. He. soon quit college to
hang around Bradentown.
He was far from idle, however. He
strung a telephone wire west through
the scrub and mangrove coast to the
little fishing village of Cortez, the
single telephone there being the only
means of telecommunication for
Cortezians and Islanders for years. He
laid out the course of a street railway
line from east of Bradentown to
Fogartyville which, unfortunately,
quickly went broke. And by 1903, at
the age of 20, he was in Orlando build-
ing its first telephone system.
The Orlando job over, Jack
shipped out to see the world.
He signed on with the United Fruit
Company to survey for a railroad route
through the wilds of Nicaragua;
worked for sugar companies in Cuba;
and, as to be expected, had a hand in
digging the Panama Canal.
Patriotism and his yen for adven-
ture led him to go with the Florida Na-
tional Guard to patrol the Mexican border
in 1916. The next year he was fighting
the Huns in France as lieutenant in com-
mand of the infantry company he had or-
June Alder is on summer hiatus. This
series is a repeat from September 1993.
ganized in Bradentown.
After the war, he was hired by a
sawmill company to install a telephone
system on Cuba's Isle of Pines. He
stayed on to operate the company for
nearly 20 years save for the six
months in 1921-22 when he was per-
suaded to return to Bradentown to build
a bridge to Anna Maria Island. (I wrote
a series of columns in July describing
how Jack accomplished that feat despite
the damage wrought by the fabled Hur-
ricane of '21.)
A little violin music, please. It was
on the romantic Isle of Pines that the
footloose bachelor finally fell in love.
Jack was 50 when he married one of his
telephone operators lovely Ora from
California. Their only child, a son, was
born in 1935. (He was named John
Brooks after Dr. Leffingwell, who had
died in 1930.)
But the music stopped for Ora
and Jack. The times turned bad. Jack
had to sell his island telephone company
for a song $1,000 and take his
wife and little boy home to Bradentown.
Work was hard to come by there, too,
especially for a man in his 60s. Some-
how they made it through the Depres-
sion, and during the World War U years
Jack labored in the shipyards of Panama
At war's end the Leffingwells
settled down on Anna Maria Island in
an army surplus barracks building not
far from the bridge he had built. There,
in "Jack's Shack," he began to put down
on paper some of the stories about life
in Florida he had stored up in his mind
over the years. They were popular fea-
tures in local newspapers and in adven-
ture magazines across the country.
But Jack wasn't finished meeting
new challenges. Somewhere along the
line he had learned to fly. He joined the
Civil Air Patrol in 1954; in 1957, at the
age of 74, he was named commander
with the rank of major.
He was that and more. Jack
Leffingwell, as amazing a character as
any he wrote about, was a prodigy right
up to the end.
Next week: Anna Maria
in the movies
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Fifteen-year-old Matt Magowan of Holmes Beach
will spend four weeks this summer at the world-fa-
mous Interlochen Arts Camp in Interlochen, Mich.
Thanks to a scholarship from Sarasota Ballet
board member and patron Marvin Danto, Magowan
will be one of 1,400 students from all 50 states and 35
Established in 1928, Interlochen is the nation's
oldest and most successful summer arts program of-
fering intensive training in dance, theater arts, music
and visual arts. Magowan will be studying acting tech-
nique with minors in sculpting and musical theater.
Magowan began his theatrical career with the
Island's Chapel Players at Roser Memorial Church.
Through a contact there he was handpicked for the
Sarasota Ballet's full-scholarship intern program of-
fered by the University of South Florida in conjunc-
tion with Big Sisters/Big Brothers of Sarasota.
Magowan has completed four years of the seven-
year program and is the only male remaining of the 15
to 20 who began the internship at the same time. He
attributes his success to discipline and ambition for a
long-term shot at the world of professional theater.
The intense training program, taught by profes-
sionals using the strictest of all ballet disciplines, in-
volves classtime three afternoons per week and perfor-
mances during the year.
The son of Cheryl Levy of Holmes Beach,
Magowan is a student at Manatee High School and
are made for
volunteers of the r -
Anna Maria Fire
themselves at the
intersections over the
July Fourth weekend,
raising $4,600.50 for
the district's training
facility in Cortez.
Volunteer Lt. Bruce
McKenzie thanks a
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Islander Matt Magowan works hard toward a bright
future. Islander Photo: Cynthia Finn.
works as a weekend busboy at the Seafood Shack. He
has also been a model featured in several international
New computer service
makes 'Caring Calls'
A new service for Sarasota County and surround-
ing areas, called "Caring Calls," checks up to three
times a day on the well-being of loved ones.
Caring Calls' computer automatically dials a
phone numbers and waits for a response. If, after eight
rings, there is no answer, family members or other
appointed troubleshooters are alerted.
The computerized program speaks in a human
voice, addressing each person by name, when they
need or want to be called. If the person is OK, they
simply press one on their touchtone dial. If help is
needed, they press zero.
Caring Calls offers the program to ensure the safety
of pre-teen children home from school unattended and the
elderly. No expensive equipment is required.
Caring Calls is a service provided by Universal Com-
munication & Information Services, Inc. For information
call 387-0727 for recorded messages ext. #105 for
monitoring service, and ext. #111 for latch key assistance.
Longboat chamber installs
The Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce has
announced the 1995-96 officers and board of directors.
The new officers are Andrew Vac, president, Key
Club Realty; Chuck Vollmer, president-elect, Legg
Mason; and JoAnn Wolverton, treasurer, Wolverton Fi-
The new members of the board of directors are:
Marnie Matarese, Debbie Crowe, Wayne McCammon,
Clark Morton, Reed Savidge, Wendi Simons, Sandy
Tull, Richard Crawford and Tom Rasmussen.
Chamber welcomes public
The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce board
meeting will be held Wednesday, July 19, at the chamber
office in Holmes Beach. The public is invited.
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now on sale
Tickets are now available for Island Family Pro-
ductions' presentation of "Joseph and the Amazing
Technicolor Dreamcoat" at the Island Players Theater.
Performances will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday
through Saturday, Aug. 2-5, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug.
6. Admission will be $7 for adults, $5 for children.
For information, call 778-3014.
Home, street and fire
safety program offered
The Anna Maria Fire District and the Holmes
Beach Police Department will provide a half-day
safety program for children, youth and adults on
Tuesday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to noon at Fire Station
1 in Holmes Beach.
The police department will discuss home and street
safety. The fire department will conduct demonstra-
tions on fire emergencies, including hands-on hose
spraying and how to escape a fire.
The program is free and has been coordinated by
Fire District Inspector Jane Guthrie for the All Island
Free business seminar to
be held at Island Library
A free educational seminar for small businesses
will be held at the Island Branch Library in Holmes
Beach on Wednesday, July 19, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Alan Lavoie, financial and insurance consultant,
and Paul Pavich, account, will conduct the seminar.
Some topics to be discussed are recent tax law
changes, retirement, self-employed deductions, good
record keeping practices and more.
The public is invited to attend.
CPR certification at The
The Workout Center in Holmes Beach will offer a
CPR Certification Class on Saturday, July 22, from 9
a.m. to 1 p.m.
The fee is $15 per person.
Registration is required.
To register and for information call 778-7975.
meeting changes date
The date for a hurricane preparedness program
scheduled to be held on Thursday, July 13, at St.
Bernard Catholic Church was changed to Wednes-
day, July 12, at 7:30 p.m.
Don Reed, disaster coordinator for Manatee
County, will speak. The meeting is part of the youth
program for All Island Summer.
St. Bernard Church is located at 248 S. Harbor Dr.,
Beach bash at Artists Gallery
"At the Beach with Island Artists" is a new, fun
and wacky exhibit currently on display at the
Artists Guild Gallery, 5414 Marina Dr., Island
Shopping Center, Holmes Beach. Island artists
Faye Rosechild Nierman, seated, and Debbie
Keller McCartney stand among sea shells, hanging
beach chairs and wild straw hats, the backdrop for
the artists' work. The show runs through Aug. 5.
Summer hours at the gallery are Tuesday through
Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Islander Photo: Courtesy
of the Artists Guild
Coffee and poetry program
at Artists Guild
Coffee and poetry among the art will be offered
by the Artists Guild Gallery in Holmes Beach on
Thursday, July 20, at 7 p.m.
Favorite poems and original works will be pre-
sented by local artists and resident poets. An open
mike will be available for aspiring artists. Poets are
asked to register before 7 p.m. or call Zoe at 778-7216
prior to the program.
'Body of Work' exhibit at
county art league
The Art League of Manatee County is hosting
an exhibit entitled "A Body of Work at its gal-
lery located at 209 9th St. West, Bradenton,
through Friday, July 28.
The exhibit features local artists' figure studies.
The gallery is open Monday through Friday,
from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Anna Maria Island
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Hoyer, $1,500 to pursue
a music-education career
at Florida Southern
MacGregor, $500 toward
her second year at
College; and Angela
Kafka, $500 toward her
first year at MCC.
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Adopt-a-child at Island Center
One-third of the 100 summer campers at the Island
Community Center attend thanks to partial scholar-
ships. Anyone wishing to contribute to summertime
or before- and'after-school childcare funds may call
the center at 778-1908. Islander Photo: Cynthia
The Island's tropical ambiance became a little
more tropical with the addition of 19 palm trees in
The palms were a donation by Bradenton Beach
resident Pete Milazzo. Emily Anne Smith, with the ar-
chitectural firm ofEatman & Smith, provided a plan for
locating the trees throughout the historic old-town part
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task he has take to heart and has done on the weekends
on his own time, according to Councilman John
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Rotary enriches Island student's education
Mark Mixon, left, and Bill Heroldrepresenting Anna Maria Island Rotary, present Islander Christina Shaw,
center, with a check for her education in the amount of $750. Shaw is the recipient of the 1995 Anna Maria
Island Rotary Scholarship. The annual award is based on academic achievement and community service.
Shaw graduated third in her class of 469 students with a 4.47 weighted and 3.93 unweighted GPA. She earned
perfect ACT math and science scores and is a member of the National Honor Society, Math Honor Society and
Music Honor Society. Islander Photo: Bonner Presswood
Save Anna Maria
for grand sale
later this summer
Spring forward to that cleaning time of year and
donate your items to Save Anna Maria, Inc., the citi-
zens' group fighting the construction of the mega
bridge at Manatee Avenue.
SAM is planning to hold a Grand Garage Sale in
August and donated items are needed. All household
items, small appliances, books, clothing, including the
"why-did-I-ever-want-this?" items will be appreciated.
Items can be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at
Haley's Motel, 8102 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach. Pick-up
of items can be arranged by calling 778-5405.
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John Murray, 42, of Anna Maria has acute
pancreatitis with a pseudocyst. He has been hospi-
talized for 45 days and is in need of surgery. He
will be unable to work until the fall.
John has lived in the Bradenton area for 18
years, first arriving in 1977 as a sound engineer for
the Allman Brothers Band. He has been an eleva-
tor mechanic for seven years, presently working
for Otis Elevator.
He and his wife Debbie and their two daugh-
ters, Sierra, 6, and Tahlia, 8, are being assisted with
a benefit at Aces Lounge, 4343 Palma Sola Bou-
levard, Bradenton, on July 16.
John Murray, left, 42, of Anna Maria has been
diagnosed with acute pancreatitis with a
pseudocyst. He is hospitalized, needs surgery
and cannot work to support his family, Sierra,
6, Tahlia, 8, and his wife, Debbie. A fund has
been set up to help this Island family.
Harold W. Ross
Harold W. Ross, 78, of Perico Bay died July 5 at
Freedom Village Nursing Center in Bradenton.
Mr. Ross came to this area in 1992 from Doylesville,
Pa. He was a music teacher and musician. He was a mem-
ber of the Island Baptist Church in Holmes Beach.
He is survived by his wife, Helen E., of Bradenton;
two sons, H. David of Forestville, Calif., and Jack of
Doylesville, Pa.; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at the Island Baptist
Church with the Rev. John Meena officiating. Memo-
rial contributions may be made to the Island Baptist
Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Anna Maria, Fla. 34216.
The Island Poet
The stock market just can't make up its mind,
And folks really don't know if they are ahead or be-
For each day it goes up and down like a window
And folks can never be sure of the profits they've
The other day the market took a forty point drop,
And folks were worried to death that it wouldn't stop.
But most retired folks, as you might have guessed,
Can't afford to buy those stocks, and couldn't care
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Singing show a smash hit
Nineteen children participating in the Chapel Players' summer theatrical workshop perform "You're a Grand
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Moorea: stunning jewel in a sapphire sea
By Cynthia Finn
Bradenton Beach Vice Mayor Dick
Suhre and his wife Eileen are extensive
and experienced world travelers. Their
most recent journey was an April visit to
Moorea, a sister island of Tahiti in the
Overlooking the Intracoastal Water-
way from their home, the Suhres shared
their adventure to a place Dick called
"almost more beautiful than Anna
Tahiti is the largest of the Society
Islands which are a division of French
Polynesia. The towering green island,
captured on canvas by French artist Paul
Gaugin, lies 2,381 nautical miles south
and east of Honolulu and 3,663 nautical
miles southwest of San Francisco.
Moorea, which has often been com-
pared to author James Michener's
mythical island of Bali Hai, lies 11 miles
across the Sea of Moons from Tahiti.
Completely encircled by coral reef,
the island was once a volcano whose
eroded basin allowed the creation of
Opunohu and Cook's bays. The Suhres
agree with travel literature that describes
these twin bays, separated by an impos-
ing fortress of rock, as "extraordinary
The Suhres stayed at the Club Bali
Hai on Cook's Bay at the base of lush
green mountains. The resort offered
motel rooms and separate enclosed
thatched-roof cottages and was operat-
ing at about half its capacity of 50 to 60
"Our room was lovely," says Eileen,
The resort included a lovely pool
area, an interior dining area and an
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quented by guests on cruise ships that
anchored for a night or two in the bay.
Service was friendly and "of the
casual island type," reports Dick. "We
waited two and a half days for an ice
bucket, if you mind that sort of thing.
The view from their room was to the
mountains where rain clouds gathered
every day, often resulting in brief down-
pours like our summer rains. Just past
the Tahitian summer months of Febru-
ary and March, the daytime tempera-
tures were about 85 degrees, the year-
This postcard view
of Moorea depicts its
rising from the warm
South Pacific. In the
upper left are the
entrances to its two
Courtesy of the
"It was very humid," Eileen and
Dick say in unison.
Where the driving'
The Suhres rented a car and Dick
says Moorea is one of the few places
he's visited worldwide where he'd
drive. He describes one main road encir-
cling the island at the base of the moun-
tains without any stop signs, traffic
lights or the like.
Dick also says the coral reef sur-
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Eileen and Dick share a leisurely stroll on the beach at their resort.
"Seated snorkeling" at resort's edge was a vacation requirement.
TAHITI, FROM PRECEDING PAGE
rounding the island makes all the waters very calm and
enables one to walk far out with a clear, underwater
view "like a fish bowl."
Daytime activities included snorkeling and outrigger
canoeing, a trip to the "gorgeous" Ia Ora Hotel to watch
canoe races "in those long canoes" and a day trip on the
open-air touring vessel Liki-Tiki for a beach picnic on a
small outer island.
Dinner most nights for the Suhres and their new-
found, tour friends from other states was at Alfredo's
Italian restaurant just down the coast.
"Delicious, but very expensive," says Eileen.
Dick describes the island as "a country of con-
trasts," from the thatched-roof structures to the elegant,
air-conditioned ferry between Moorea and Tahiti.
The natives, a Polynesian mix, are friendly and
lead a casual, tourist-oriented lifestyle. The French in-
fluence is strong throughout the culture, right down to
the reasonable and delicious French crusty bread and
cheese the Suhres strolled to the local grocery for each
All of the island is very clean and appealing. "Even
the poorer places are well-kept," says Dick. "If the
money isn't there, the care certainly is."
In comparing this trip to their, many others, Dick
rates the resort as "a 9, very adequate."
Eileen says the journey was "adventuresome." She
rates the accommodations slightly less than Dick.
The couple agrees "the island was absolutely beau-
tiful but the travel was extremely tiresome." Getting
there and getting back get a maximum of 2.
Hard day's night
The Suhres spent a wonderful week in California
Nicki's West 59th
before taking off from Los Angeles for Tahiti. They're
very grateful for that enjoyable stretch considering the
strain of the cross-Pacific travel. Though getting there
was nothing compared to getting back, say the Suhres.
The 747 from L.A. to Papeete, Tahiti, was 12 hours
late in departure, with very little communication or
courtesy from the airline during the delay.
After a.pleasant-though-packed 7 and 1/2-hour
flight, the Suhres had another three hours of travel time
to their resort: from airport to ferry dock by bus, ferry
ride to Moorea, another bus to Club Bali Hai.
Coming home without the pleasure of a week's
layover took a day and a half.
"It's a lot of travel, even though to a gorgeous
place," says Dick.
Yes, it's good to be home.
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Happy birthday, Mom
Mar Vista Pub was a bait, tackle and beer joint
when Edward Sibole and his wife, "Mom," took it over
in June 1951.
It was frequented by Islanders and Key-folks. It
still is to this day.
It was a meeting place for the village residents -
the site of many a political argument even before
Longboat Key incorporated and became a town.
It is located in what was called Longbeach Village
alongside the Mar Vista Pier. The pub was originally
owned by Don Nemo and Ray Smith. Their door was
always open and they did business on the honor system,
claiming never to have lost a penny.
The Siboles added on, put the bait shop in a shed
near the pier and enclosed outdoor toilets. They served
hamburgers and Cuban sandwiches, fought off mosqui-
toes, hauled bait and managed a two-story apartment
house next door.
Charter boats ran out of the pier and along with the
nearby bungalows and cottages, the area epitomized a
quaint seashore community long before the dearth of
highrises and high incomes invaded the Key.
Next week, July 20, the Mar Vista celebrates the
occasion of Mom Sibole's 94th birthday with a dinner
party for the family.
I first discovered "The Pub" with "native" friends
- commercial fishermen in 1975. Back then, it was
important to tag along with locals when frequenting the
Village pub until you made yourself known. It was the
kind of local hangout where outsiders got the cold
shoulder. Very cold.
Those were the days of drug smugglers and suspi-
The Mar Vista Restaurant and Pub of today has
retained a great deal of its original charm and Village
atmosphere changes in the decor are hardly notice-
able. Old-style mounted fish decorate the walls and
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covered with dollar bills signed by visitors who want to leave a reminder behind -presumably they send
friends looking to capitalize on their find. Islander Photo: Bonner Presswood
dollar bills mounted on the ceiling, walls and "pert near
everywhere" are evidence of the many visitors who
appreciated the ambiance enough to leave behind their
$1 autographed memento.
The changes at Mar Vista are in the faces and the
menu with just a few of the newer locals at the bar
to make you feel welcome and engage you in the lat-
est topic of Key controversy.
Theirs is the best darn grouper sandwich in Mana-
tee and Sarasota County. I stake my license as a
mother, cook and 20-year connoisseur of grouper sand-
wiches on that statement.
The brunch bunch
We thought the buffet wars had cooled off when the
Anchorage gave up and closed their doors but no.
Now comes the Beach House Restaurant in
Bradenton Beach to enter the fracas with a Sunday
brunch buffet. The offerings sound yummy and several
friends who have imbibed say its great.
'The best hamburgers and
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and a large selection of desserts among the many
buffet items. Bloody Marys and mimosas are spe-
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full menu is also offered.
Over at Crabby Bill's Seafood Restaurant in
Holmes Beach, besides the big Sunday brunch buf-
fet there's also a Friday and Saturday night buffet
that will pop your eyes out. Soooo much good stuff
is spread out on the table tops that it creates a deci-
sion making dilemma.
For those of you who prefer to have your brunch
served as opposed to the all-you-can-eat, help yourself
variety there are several choices of dining spots on
Sunday that are as close to heaven as dining gets.
The Mutiny Inn in Holmes Beach has been serving
their variety of champagne brunch for several years.
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STREETLIFE, FROM PRECEDING PAGE
It's kept as a guarded secret among loyal patrons but
we're willing to share our "bounty" of guarded trea-
sures. The eggs Benedict here is classic perfection.
And you should be ashamed if you haven't tried
their dinner for two. It's a gourmet's delight of full
menu items right off the menu including soup or salad,
appetizer and dessert and a very nice bottle of
Roundhill wine. What more could you ask for $39.95?
There's also gracious service in an atmosphere likened
to a library with old leather-bound books and all the
talents of South African Chef Ben at your beckoning.
At Harry's on Longboat Key, you have an oppor-
tunity for brunch seven days a week. Their daily
brunch/lunch menu features several irresistible items
including a German apple pancake, roast beef hash (to
die for) and "killer" crab cakes in the place of Canadian
bacon on the eggs Benedict.
Sign of the Mermaid quietly put their sandwich
board out on the sidewalk a few weeks ago announc-
ing their Sunday brunch is back. It's been awhile since
owners Ed and Andrea Spring served their abundant
platters of uniquely prepared items on Sunday morn-
ings but it's a welcome return.
Prize for a catch
Cheryl Heistand, wife of
charter captain Mike, was
delighted with her 25
pound kingfish, caught 40
miles offshore. She'll be
even more delighted with
the $20 gift certificate
she'll receive when she
presents this photo at the
Holmes Beach Shells
restaurant. Shells offers
certificates for fishers who
catch wearing Shells
"gear," a T-shirt, hat or
what have you.
It's a small,
The early dinner menu at Sign of the Mermaid has
packed them in. I was invited to join friends Augie and
Alaine Mrozowski, chef and owners of Augie's Front
Burner in Sarasota, at the Sign for dinner. We cel-
ebrated with a toast to Augie's 40th birthday. Since
Sign doesn't have a liquor license, my gift of a bottle
of Moet was uncorked and served by our waitress.
Mermaid welcomes guests to "bring their own."
Augie chose to celebrate at the Mermaid after read-
ing items from the new early dinner menu in the
Mermaid's ad right here in The Islander Bystander.
He was chef at Cafe L'Europe on St. Armands
Circle for 18 years, as if he needed any credentials to
prove his abilities, and he was impressed with the sam-
plings from all of our assorted appetizers and salads.
Our pre-dinner grazing brought such contentment,
we were all too full to order entrees.
Coincidentally, Pat Manson, downtown branch
manager of Enterprise Bank of Sarasota, was seated
next to us. You might remember her from Island Bank
(now First Union).
by Bonner Presswood
July 14 offers
reason to celebrate
If you're looking for a reason to celebrate this
week, July 14 is Bastille Day, or Fete Nationale, as the
French would say.
In France, Bastille Day means much the same as
the Fourth of July does in the United States a day of
July 14, 1789, was the start of the French Revolu-
tion, signifying the people of France's demand for free-
dom from the ancien regime.
On that day, angry mobs swarmed through the
streets of Paris and stormed the huge, royal fortess-
prison, the Bastille.
The prison stood for all that was evil in France.
Under King Louis XVI and before, the rich paid no
taxes on land and lived in luxury. The poor were
heavily taxed and often hungry and starving. Dissent-
ers were thrown into the Bastille and forgotten.
Enough was enough on that memorable day in
July. The mob captured the Bastil le, killed the guards
and freed the prisoners. The next day they began to tear
down the hated prison stone by stone.
In France today, the celebration begins the night be-
fore July 14 with a torchlight parade. At daybreak, can-
nons announce the start of Independence Day which fea-
tures huge parades and other festivities. At night, public
buildings and fountains are lighted and fireworks flood the
sky. People dance in the streets until dawn, just as they did
more than 200 years ago on the first Bastille Day.
Here on the Island, dining in France will be pos-
sible at Chez Andre in the Island Shopping Center in
Holmes Beach. A special July 14 menu will be added
to the regular French fare.
Le Picnic Basket at 103 7th St. in Bradenton Beach
offers gourmet continental specialties with which one
can create an at-home French illusion.
In Bradenton, Cuisine de France, 7449 Manatee
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IO PAGE 16 E JULY 13, 1995 I THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER
The play's the thing for the Russell family
By Cynthia Finn
Some years ago in Piqua, Ohio, before she had her
six children, Pat Russell of Holmes Beach was an ac-
tive performer in community theater.
"Then I discovered that I loved backstage, espe-
cially the costuming," says Pat, who is known for her
costume designing in Island Players' productions.
"Yeah," laughs 22-year-old daughter Susan. "She
put us on stage and she went backstage."
Susan is a graduate of the Sarasota Visual and Per-
forming Arts program at Booker High School. She was
8 years old when she first performed professionally,
touring in "Oliver." She's starred in dinner theaters,
taught and toured with the Florida Studio Theater and
,performed for several years at Disney World.
Pat's son Joe, 26, was 10 when he first did stage work
professionally. Locally he's performed and choreo-
;graphed for the Manatee Players, the Venice Little The-
ater, the Island Players and the Ocala Civic Theater. Last
fall he taught and choreographed at Booker High School.
For both Joe and Susan, these lists barely scratch
Their accomplishments in the theater since childhood.
This summer, here on the Island, they have joined
forces again with mother Pat as they take over the Is-
land Players Theater for the Aug. 2-6 production of
Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Joseph and the Amazing
Pat is producing the show, serving in that role for the
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Everyone will be involved in set work, family
member or not. "It's good for actors to do that," says
Susan, to help bring peace to "the battle between the
techies and the actors."
Island Family Productions' presentation of "Joseph,"
to which the Russells have devoted several full months,
is a natural progression for the family, says Joe.
"It's a Mickey Rooney/Judy Garland let's-do-sum-
mer-stock and put-on-a-show thing," he says.
The show will be dedicated to deceased husband
and father Douglas Russell, "always our number one
fan and critic," says Pat.
Douglas was never on stage with his family, she
says, "but he always had a million ideas and he was
always extremely proud of all of us."
Cory Rouse from Houston, with whom Susan
worked at Disney, will be starring as Joseph. Auditions
for other parts attracted talented song-and-dance actors
known and not known by the Russell family.
Pat says the Island Players are being very generous
and supportive of the production. If there are any prof-
its, proceeds will be donated to the Anna Maria Island
Island Family Produc-
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siblings Joe and Susan
Russell, Julia Spurlock
and mom, Pat Russell.
While working together all summer, Pat, Joe and
Susan are also living together, a first-time-in-years test
for the brother and sister. Susan points out their desig-
nated chores: Joe/cook, Susan/laundry, Pat/housekeep-
ing. So far so good, they all agree.
There's never much salary in community theater,
so Joe is living off his nest egg and Susan continues to
work at the Beach House restaurant.
And after the curtain comes down on "Joseph?"
Joe is working on a romantic-comedy movie script
"I've nailed the beginning and I've gotten to the con-
flict," he says. "I'm still in need of the resolution."
Susan says her theatrical talent and experience is
really just a hobby. She starts soon on a course of study
that will lead to a license as an emergency medical
technician and ultimately a paramedic.
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for years designing costumes for the Island Players.
"Who knows?" says Pat. "Maybe Island Family Pro-
ductions will take over our Island Players' stage again next
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Fifteen-year-old Tommy Tyrell of Anna Maria is
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sen to represent the United States in an August basket-
ball tour of three European countries.
A fixture since his early youth on
the courts of the Anna Maria Island
Community Center, Tyrell has turned
his talent into a golden opportunity for
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Tyrell is a member of the East-
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the East-West Youth Foundation and the United
States Basketball League. Fundraising efforts are
now underway to help offset the $2,600-per-player
tuition for the trip.
Tyrell is the son of Rosemary Fleck of Anna
Maria and Mike Tyrell of Longboat Key.
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the East-West Youth Foundation, a non-profit orga-
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Anna Maria City
July 3, found property a desk and jacket on
back porch, 100 block of Peppertree Lane.
July 4, criminal mischief, 500 block of Loquat
Avenue. Unknown persons broke window of 1995 ve-
hicle with unknown instrument. Intent unknown.
July 4, DWLS, 300 block of Gulf Boulevard.
Subject was driving 1972 Plymouth on the beach with
license revoked and unassigned tag.
July 4, battery and obstruction, 100 Spring Ave.,
Sandbar restaurant Subject struck girlfriend's friend
and refused to keep hands in place during officer's in-
vestigation. Complainant did not wish to sign affidavit.
July 4, criminal mischief, 100 block Pine Avenue.
After the fireworks, complainant said subject with bad
attitude intentionally damaged fence with vehicle she
had requested he move before the fireworks.
July 5, trespass warning, 512 Spring Avenue,
Castaways Apartments. Manager issued trespass
warning in officer's presence to evicted tenants.
July 5, assist Bradenton Beach, disorderly intoxi-
cation, obstruction, resisting, 100 block Bridge Street.
MSO responded to investigation of vehicle that had run
over a park bench. Intoxicated driver became belliger-
ent. Girlfriend arrived belligerent and very intoxicated
and drew a crowd. After several warnings, she was
placed into custody and transported to county jail.
June 30, abandoned vehicle, 200 Bridge Street, City
Pier. Vehicle impounded after three-day abandonment.
June 30, Baker Act information, 500 block of
Gulf Drive. Officer found female subject almost uncon-
scious due to medication and alcohol. Paramedics and
officer transported subject to hospital where physician
agreed to Baker Act.
July 1, trespass information, 2408 Gulf Drive,
Via Roma. Two persistent poolside subjects issued
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July 2, warrant domestic battery, 100 block of
Highland Avenue. During earlier traffic stop, officer
ran subject's name through computer. Information
came back on outstanding warrant.
July 2, trespass information, 200 Gulf Drive,
Beach Barn. Teenaged suspect caught on tape stealing
necklaces valued at $10.55. Suspect agreed to pay for
merchandise and was released to his mother. Victim
declined to prosecute.
July 4, reckless driving, 1800 block north through
100 block south, Gulf Drive. Officer followed car travel-
ing south erratically at 60 mph in a 35-mph zone. Officer
activated emergency overheads. Driver attempted to
elude, endangering traffic in both directions. Vehicle fi-
nally halted. Officer placed suspect into custody and in
patrol car. Suspect kicked doors and rear window and was
placed in leg shackles for transport to county jail.
July 4, warrants burglary and grand theft firearm,
1900 block of Coquina Park. During routine traffic
stop, computer check came back with outstanding war-
rants. MSO transported suspect to county jail.
July 4, trespass information, 1500 block of Co-
quina Park. Two suspects issued warning after failing
to heed Marine Rescue about surfing in designated
July 1, disturbance, 5353 Gulf Drive, Circle K.
Officer responded to an argument between an intoxi-
cated father and juvenile son who had been in trouble
earlier that day with HBPD. Son said father swung at
him in anger. Officer drove juvenile to a friend's house.
MSO drove father home, leaving vehicle.
July 1, alarm, 5324 Gulf Drive, First National
Bank of Manatee. Subject found in bank was autho-
rized to be there.
July 1, information, 68th Street beach. Reckless
boat operation reported.
July 1, disturbance, 400 block of 63rd Street.
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July 1, suspicious incident, 5400 block of Gulf
Drive. Complainant observed three juveniles on bikes
spraying vehicles with a white substance. Officer found
vehicles undamaged but sprayed, possibly by a fire
extinguisher. Juveniles and instrument not located.
July 2, suspicious incident, 5300 Gulf Drive,
Martinique North. Juveniles reported near parking area
smoking something. Subjects gone on arrival.
July 3, auto theft, 6700 Gulf Drive, Gulf Winds.
Victim reported theft of van parked and locked near
tennis courts previous night. Purse with keys was
among items left in van.
July 3, found property a bicycle, 5300 block
of Gulf Drive.
July 3, assist 911,500 block of Key Royale Drive.
Officer responded to report of a 911 hang-up. Resi-
dence appeared unoccupied and secured.
July 3, information, 3100 block of Avenue F.
Complainant reported that a white male had been dig-
ging up eggs from three turtle nests. Officer found no
sign of disturbance. Complainant then said subject
must have been taking sea oats. No evidence of tamper-
ing found. Complainant's behavior indicated she had
been drinking. Case closed as unfounded.
July 3, traffic problem, 100 block of 67th Street.
Officer attempted to contact resident manager about
July 3, assist EMS, 500 block of 71st Street. Vic-
tim with back pain treated and transported by EMS.
July 3, city ordinance violation boat, White Av-
enue beach area. Complainant reported eight jet skis
being operated recklessly around swimmers. Subjects
gone on arrival. MSO notified to check their end.
July 3, suspicious persons, 75th Street and Marina
Drive. Two boys reported biking in and out of resi-
dents' yards not located.
July 3, traffic, 3000 block of Gulf Drive. Officer
stopped driver of motorcycle whose side-car passenger
was unhelmeted. Further check revealed no motorcycle
endorsement on driver's license. Summons issued.
July 3, traffic, 3610 East Bay Drive, Dry Dock
Inn. Officer responded to report of possibly intoxicated
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driver. Vehicle found unoccupied.
July 3, contact, 500 block of 77th Street. HBPD
contacted with request for contact from resident. No
one home. Officer left note.
July 3, disabled vehicle, 200 block of South Har-
bor Drive. Officer assisted resident in pushing car back
July 4, suspicious person, 100 block of 68th
Street. Complainant reported male subject asleep by
pool. Subject teenager stated he had fallen asleep ac-
cidentally. Subject warned.
July 4, vandalism, 400 block of 75th Street. Com-
plainant reported 1 -foot hole in screen door cut during
previous two days.
July 4, service lockout, 4000 Gulf Drive, public
beach. Motorist assisted.
July 4, found property bicycle, Key Royale
Drive and Palm Drive.
July 4, found property car keys left at police
station June 30 were placed in property locker.
July 4, disturbance, 3900 East Bay Drive, Island
Foods. Complainant/previous employee reported by
phone that a clerk verbally abused her and slapped her.
Complainant said when she notified manager he told her
to shop elsewhere. Complainant declined to press charges.
July 4, city ordinance violation parking, 2900
block Avenue E. Ticket issued for illegal parking.
July 4, disturbance, 4000 Gulf Drive, public
beach. Officer responded to report that lifeguards were
having a disturbance with Spanish male who would not
leave the park. Subject gone on arrival.
July 4, disturbance, 200 block of North Harbor
Drive. Resident reported he had invited new acquain-
tance back to his house for some beers and they got into
an argument over unknown matter. Unknown subject
left before officer arrived.
July 4, disturbance, 64th Street and Holmes Bou-
levard. Officer responded to report of a tall, white male
yelling threats to kill a dog in the middle of the road.
Subject gone on arrival.
July 4, assist EMS, 3200 East Bay Drive, Shells.
Female victim fainted. Officer stood by until EMS ar-
rived and treated.
July 4, drunk, 7900 block of Palm Drive. Drunk
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July 4, suspicious incident, Clark Drive and Palm
Drive. Officer assisted AMFD with a reported structure
fire at Clark and Gulf. There is no such intersection.
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July 5, battery, 3200 block of Gulf Drive. Male sub-
ject refused entry to female victim at his residence. While
knocking, victim put her hand through door window and
claimed that subject hit her on the head with a shoe once
she gained entry. Subject claimed self-defense. Officer
advised both parties that they had misdemeanor claims
against the other. Both parties signed waivers of prosecu-
tion. Victim declined EMS transport to hospital for
stitches on wrist. Officer drove female home.
July 5, assist Bradenton Beach PD, 1100 block of
Gulf Drive. Officer assisted on report of shots fired in
area. Recently fired firearms found at location. Subjects
would admit to nothing and there were no witnesses.
July 5, petty larceny, 100 block of 52nd Street.
Victim reported theft of unlocked bicycle.
July 5, theft, 5608 Gulf Drive, Sun Plaza West.
Victim reported theft of wallet and Sharp organizer
from probably unlocked vehicle the previous night.
July 5, assist 911, 200 block of 83rd Street. Of-
ficer responded to report of abandoned call. Five-year-
old admitted placing call. Mother apologetic.
July 5, suspicious incident, 500 block of 75th
Street. Complainant reported firecracker remains in
undamaged mailbox and said postal inspector had been
notified. Officer removed 'cracker remains and placed
into evidence for postal inspector.
July 5, domestic problem information, 500 block of
72nd Street. Complainant advised that wife had been
drinking for several days and he was afraid to go home.
Officer went to home to talk to wife who refused to come
to the door. Complainant decided to stay with friends.
July 5, disturbance, 5348 Gulf Drive, Ches'.
Complainant stopped officer regarding a bill-payment
refusal. Subject reported an amount discrepancy and
complained of bad manners by complainant. Com-
plainant agreed to deduct $1.10 overcharge. Subject
paid bill and left.
July 5, DWLS, 3700 bock of Gulf Drive. Driver
stopped for inoperative tail light. A delayed computer re-
sponse revealed subject's license was cancelled. Officer
went to defendant's residence and issued a summons.
July 5, suspicious incident, 100 block of 66th
Street. Juveniles reported playing noisily in street left
area as officer arrived.
July 6, assist MSO, 100 Spring Avenue, Sandbar.
Officer and manager responded to alarm at location.
July 6, suspicious vehicle, 700 Manatee Avenue,
Kingfish Ramp. Officer responded to report of subject
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July 6, suspicious incident, 4700 Gulf Drive, el-
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July 6, found property. Complainant turned in 38-
caliber bullet found in her yard.
July 6, damage, 300 block of 57th Street. Com-
plainant reported damage to interior of frontloader
parked across from construction site. Patrol requested
due to observance of kids playing around site.
July 6, DUI, 7500-8300 Palm Drive. Officer noti-
fied of report of a van that "was all over the road and
was going to hurt somebody." Officer observed suspect
van being operated on and off the road and activated
overheads and siren. Operator finally stopped in 9100
block of Gulf Drive.
Officer reported that when operator exited his ve-
hicle, "he was very unsteady, smelled of alcohol and
had slurred speech." After suspect attempted roadside
sobriety tests, officer placed Bruce Graham, 45, of
Holmes Beach, under arrest for DUI. Suspect was also
cited for not having his driver's license in his posses-
sion and failure to maintain vehicle in a single lane.
July 6, auto burglary, 6800 block of Gulf Drive.
Victim reported theft of wallet from van left parked and
unlocked over July Fourth holiday.
July 6, grand larceny, 3900 East Bay Drive, Is-
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$400 bicycle from front of store while shopping.
July 7, disturbance, 3007 Gulf Drive, Anchor Inn.
Owner advised that subject was harassing customers
and refusing to leave the bar. Subject was verbally abu-
sive to officer as well. Trespass warning issued. Sub-
ject said he would contact his lawyer and sue. He con-
tinued yelling obscenities at officer while leaving area.
July 7, assist MSO, 101 Bay Blvd. So., Anchor-
age Bar. Alarm sounded. Exterior checked. Nothing
July 7, assist MSO, 400 block of 63rd Street
Officer responded to noise complaint. Subjects having
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July 7, alarm, 700 Key Royale Drive, Key
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How hot CAN it get?
By Bob Ardren
The heat is on. Summer silliness is setting in and it
seems you can't even get a cool dip in the water anymore.
"It's so hot," according to Senior Scientist Ernie
Estevez at Mote Marine Laboratory, "that I was
shocked by the water temperature when I stepped into
the Gulf yesterday.
"But then I tried taking a quick dip in the Braden
River later in the day, and that was just too damned hot
to even lounge around in. That dark-colored river wa-
ter is even hotter."
The conversation with Estevez came about because
I'd called him to ask just how hot the local waters can
get. We're seeing 90 degrees and more reported in
Tampa Bay these days when do we start to poach
the fish (as in cooking them)?
Estevez says the upper reaches of saltwater tem-
perature are determined by a combination of sunlight
and evaporation. The sunlight heats up the water and
the evaporation cools it at the same time.
"Gulf water temperatures can drop two or three de-
grees abruptly," Estevez said, "whenever a piece of the
Loop Current breaks off and swirls into the coast. That can
drop temperatures for a few days or even a month.
"But to tell the truth," he said, "I really don't know
what the maximum temperature is locally."
So if I can't find out how hot the water is going to
get, maybe I could find out how hot it's been in the
past. "Who has the records," I asked. "Try Ruskin
weather, they monitor the water temps," Estavez sug-
gested. He also suggested I contact a fellow named Dr.
David Baldridge in Sarasota who studied water tem-
peratures and their relationship to red tide.
"Keep track of record water temperatures? Hmm
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Baldridge was a lot more interesting.
A retired naval officer with a doctorate in chemistry,
he ended up at Mote in Sarasota years ago studying shark
repellents for the Navy. Later he became in interested in
red tide, especially as it relates to water temperature.
Baldridge allowed that our water temperatures are
just about at their peak right now, but he had no idea
what the record was. Thought maybe I should call the
weather service in Ruskin.
"Thanks," I said, "and as long as I have you on the
phone, what can you tell our readers about sharks?"
"Two words," Baldridge chuckled. "The two
words you can never use when discussing sharks."
"What are they?"
"Always and never. And by the way, there does
seem to be a relationship between patterns of water
temperature and red tide. Tell your readers."
Yeah, right Maybe some other time.
So finally, I decided to approach the godhead of
weather himself. Now the owner of Scud, Roy Leep, is no
ordinary weatherman. For one thing, you have to go
through at least three levels of secretaries and security to
reach him. But once you're put through, he's a nice guy.
"So how hot is it going to get, Mr. Leep? When can
we start poaching (that's cooking, remember) the fish?"'
Sounding just like he does every night on the tube
- not only just assured but as though he's actually in
control Leep said, "We're starting to see the upper
limits right now. From now on, rain will be the deter-
ing factor in our water temperatures.
"It's not unusual to see 90 or 91 degrees at our
bayfront monitoring station," Leep told me. ""Right now
we're measuring 90 at the bayfront and 89 at the Skyway.
In the years I've been here, I've never seen the water tem-
perature go above 92 degrees, even at the bayfront.
"A good thunderstorm stirs up the water, of course,
and adds some cool fresh water too, so that's the kind
of thing that will help bring water temperatures down.
Cloudy weather helps, too."
So there you have it. The Word from Roy Leep.
As someone who really loves the hot weather of
summer (my house is not air conditioned and I like it
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like that most of the time) this is the finest time of
the year. But it's also the time of the year when things
can get a little more loose thanusual.
The nighttime becomes the best time of the day to
be moving around. Sailing and fishing are two things
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during this time of the year.
So regardless of how hot the water gets, how thin
the blood goes, and how slowly we all have to move
around, rejoice in another Florida summer and I'll see
you next week.
By Scott Dell
Little League President
The Anna Maria Island Little League sent two
teams to play in the district tournament at the 24th
Street Park in Bradenton.
Representing the 11- and 12-year-olds was the
All Star team of Michael Armstrong, Taylor Bernard,
Ricky Buckelew, Greg Granstad, Tim Hasse, Alan
Jenkins, Jason Loomis, Michael Patterson, Adam
Pear, Mark Rudacille and Travis Wicklund. These
boys openedup thetourney with atoughloss against
Manatee Central 5-3. Their next game was against a
tough Newtown team. The game was tied 3-3 and
went into extra innings until Ricky Buckelew drew
a walk and Mike Patterson hit a game-winning two-
run home run over the fence.
Mike Patterson pitched six innings and Tay-
lor Bernard pitched one for the win.
Their third game was against Manatee Na-
tional and proved to be the Island team's downfall.
Unfortunate errors and a lack of hitting saw our
team get shut-out 6-0.
The nine- and 10-year-old All Star team was
comprised of Chad Alger, Dusty Andricks,
Johnny Cicero, Bobby Cooper, Billy Bob
Goldschmitt, Jeremy Legrand, Aaron Lowman,
Ben Miller, Ryan Quigley, Brandon Roberts,
Mario Torres, Stephen Yencho and alternates
David Cramer and Cory Schafer. These boys
played with a great deal of heart but unfortunately
were eliminated from the tourney after two games.
Thanks to thank all the parents, players and vol-
unteers for another great season. See you next year!
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Frl7/14 3:18 1.6ft 6:39 1.3ff 1:38 2.7ft 8:47 0.2ft
Sat 7/15 3:45 1.7ft 7:46 1.2ff 2:30 2.5ft 9:20 0.4ft
Sun 7/16 4:11 1.8ft 8:52 1.1ff 3:22 2.3ft 9:51 0.6ft
Mon 7/17 4:47 1.9ft 10:01 1.1ff 4:22 2.0ft 10:23 0.8ft
Tue 7/18 5:22 2.0ft 11:20 1.0ft 5:29 1.7ft 10:59 1.0ft
Wed 7/19 6:04 2.2ft 11:33p1.1ft 7:00 1.5ft 12:43 0.9ff
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Sharks, reds and grouper are fishing highlights
By Capt. Mike Heistand
Shark fishing is at its peak right now, with most
species being found and caught out in the Gulf and
Bay. Nearshore, redfish are still big and hungry, while
grouper fishing remains excellent offshore.
Kevin at the Rod and Reel Pier said anglers are
catching small black drum, mangrove snapper, redfish
and some sharks.
Dave at the Anna Maria City Pier said fishers there
are catching redfish, snapper and some small sharks.
Lee at Miss Cortez Fishing Fleet said the four-hour
trip averaged 70 head of Key West grunts, vermilion and
mangrove snapper. The six-hour trip averaged 125 head
of Key West grunts, vermilion snapper and porgies. The
nine-hour trip averaged 30 head of mangrove snapper, red
and black grouper and jack crevalle. The Bay fishing trip
averaged 30 head of Key West grunts and sea bass.
Chris at Galati Yacht Basin said the Mote Marine
Laboratory fishing tournament went very well. Mike
Pratt caught a tagged shark which had been nabbed in
the same area two years ago. Tony Convoy caught an
eight-foot nurse shark. Chris said grouper fishing has
been good in about 90 feet of water, and tarpon action
is picking up in the Gulf since the red tide has departed.
Mike at Annie's Bait and Tackle said redfish are
active in the Bay right now, hitting especially well on
big shrimp, which they are starting to get in now. Trout
are being caught in Palma Sola Bay, snook and snap-
per are hitting hard in Longboat Pass, and grouper are
pretty thick in about 70 feet of water in the Gulf.
Capt. Rick Gross said his boat is out of the water
for repairs for a while, but he hoped to be back in ac-
tion next week.
Capt. Mark Bradow said all the redfish you could
possibly want to catch are available out there right now,
with up to 30 of the big spotties being caught on just
about every trip. There are also a few nice-sized trout
in the bays, some up to 24 inches in length.
On my boat Magic we've been going about 50,
miles offshore and come back with some 10-pound red
and black grouper, a 25-pound kingfish and some
American red snapper.
Capt. Tom Chaya said reds are the best bet right
now, with limit catches on every trip. Some of the reds
are too big and havetobe released, he added ruefully.
Bill at Island Discount Tackle said shark fishing
is at its peak right now, with black tips, black nose,
hammerheads, spinner, lemon, bull and nurse sharks all
caught in the past week. Give Bill a call and he'll give
you the best spots for go hunting.
Capt. Dave Marler said he's been coming back to
port with excellent catches of black grouper, some up
to 35 pounds.
Good luck and good fishing.
By Master Chief J.D. Arndt
Station Chief, U.S. Coast Guard, Cortez
July 1, Search and rescue/assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a 25-foot pleasure craft taking on water
in New Pass. Coast Guard vessel 41340 responded, dewa-
tered the vessel and escorted it to the nearest port.
July 1, Search and rescue/assistance. Coast Guard
Auxiliary vessel 1984296 towed a disabled vessel to
July 1, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a boating accident west of
Passage Key inlet. Coast Guard vessel 252509 re-
sponded and transported a passenger to Galati's Ma-
rina, where paramedics met the patient and transported
him to the hospital.
July 2, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a flare sighting near Egmont
Key. An extensive search was conducted but no vessels
in distress were located. Another flare sighting was
reported near School Key off Anna Maria Island, but
the vessel was not in distress.
July 2, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a vessel involved in the
Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix boat race in need of as-
sistance and taking on water. The vessel captain was
forced to beach the boat in order to prevent sinking.
July 2, Boarding. Two pleasure crafts were boarded
with no safety violations discovered.
July 2, Search and rescue /assistance. Coast Guard
Auxiliary vessel 26084231 towed a disabled vessel to port.
July 2, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
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received a report of a collision between two vessels in-
volved in the Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix. Coast Guard
vessel 41340 responded and found both vessels capsized
and six people in the water. One of the racers complained
of chest pain, and was lifted to a Coast Guard helicopter
and taken to Sarasota's Centennial Park, where he was
met by paramedics and taken to Sarasota Memorial Hos-
pital. The victim suffered several broken ribs and fractured
July 3, Boarding. A pleasure craft was boarded and
issued a boating safety violation for having an improperly
installed holding tank /discharge valve for the head.
July 4, Search and rescue/assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a disabled vessel in Longboat Pass.
The captain of the vessel requested a friend be contacted
to tow him to port, and radio communication was main-
tained until the vessel was safely in port.
July 4, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a vessel run aground near Marker 48
in Anna Maria Sound. Coast Guard vessel 41340 removed
the owner and transported to a nearby dock.
July 4, Search and rescue/assistance. Coast Guard
Auxiliary vessel 26084231 towed a disabled vessel to
the 10th Street Boat Ramp in Sarasota.
July 4, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of two flare sightings, one in
lower Tampa Bay and another west of Longboat Pass.
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the Fourth of July, the possibility of a vessel being in
distress existed. A search was conducted but no dis-
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1110 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, a two story gulf
front duplex of 3bed/2bath/2car with 2132 sfla, built in
1940 on a 50x200 lot, was sold 5/30/95, Asset Preserva-
tion Inc to Clendenon, for $200,400; list unknown.
504 70th St, Holmes Beach, a ground level 2bed/
2bath/lcar home of 1064 sfla, built in 1967 on an
85x105 lot, was sold 5/31/95, Koening & Hayes to
Shapiro, for $130,000; list $139,900.
524 70th St, Holmes Beach, a ground level canal
front 2bed/2bath/lcar home of 1688 sfla, built in 1965
on an 85x103 lot, was sold 6/2/95, Pearse to DeBald, for
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for pool. Offered at $245,000. #KS64519.
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canal with seawall and a 12,000 lb. electric davit
and a dock. Casually designed home features 2
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bath and balcony. Vaulted ceilings, brick fire-
place, floor-to-ceiling windows and master bath
with Roman spa. Open floor plan with view of 3
canals and lush landscaping. Call now.
KEY ROYALE ... totally renovated 3 bedroom,
2.5 bath home with large, caged, private pool.
Walled entertainment center wraps around great
room and pool. Adjacent docking and boat avail-
able. #KS64666. $279,000.
REDUCED Overlooking Palma Sola Bay, this 3
bedroom, 2 bath unit has many upgrades. Re-
cently painted, Berber carpet, ceiling fans, and
plenty of storage. Motivated seller... make an of-
fer. #KS59052. $187,100.
$175,000; list $187-179,900.
6317.Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, North Beach Village,
an elevated 3bed/2bath/2car attached townhouse of 1206
sfla, built in 1988 on a small lot, was sold 6/1/95, Docker
to Slavin, for $150,000; list unknown.
130 Hammock Rd, Anna Maria, a canal front resi-
dential lot of an irregular size, was sold 6/6/95, Hancock
to Davis, for $125,000; list unknown.
2 Sunset Cove, Holmes Beach, a residential lot of
irregular size, was sold 6/8/95, Saylor to Cochran, for
$170,000; list unknown.
212 85th St, Holmes Beach, an elevated 3bed/2bath
home of 1513 sfla, built in 1984 on a 90x100 lot, was
sold 6/6/95, Davis to Fusco, for $230,000; list unknown.
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CHARMING ISLAND ORIGINAL: Come see this
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ONE OF A KIND: If you want something special try
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2BR/2BA over 1400 sq. ft. with large screened deck,
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bath home. Close to good school, bus stop, shopping
center and hospital. #64772. $77,900. Call Horace T.
Gilley at 792-0758.
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION... duplex with
3BR/2BA, family room, and fireplace and 2BR/1BA plus
den. Truly a gem, west of Gulf Drive with deeded access
to Gulf. Well maintained inside and out. #64777.
$259,000. Call T. Dolly Young, eves at 778-5427.
GULF-FRONT COMPLEX... 2 bedroom, 1 bath freshly
painted unit in a well-cared for Gulf-to-Bay community
that offers a heated pool, clubhouse, private fishing dock
and 150' of deeded Gulf-front beach. Lanai enclosed for
extended living area. #60554. $69,900. Call Carol
Heinze, eves at 792-5721.
SUN PLAZA WEST... 2BR/2BA, turnkey.
Pool, sauna, and tennis. #DY63126. -
GULFFRONT APT/MOTEL... one of a kind.
Excellent records. #DYOOOO. $1,850,000.
WESTBAY COVE... Lge 1BR/1BA, turn-
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KEY ROYALE... Immaculate 2BR/2BA '
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MARTINIQUE... 3 BD/3 BA on the Gulf. T. Dolly Young
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3 DUPLEXES... steps to beach. Excel- Multi-Million Sales
lent value $430,000. #DY63227. 778-5427
,2 bedroom, 2 bath unit with garage
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Elevator, secured lobby, tennis and
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during 50x100, was sold 6/7/95, Heins to Stockmaster,
for $59,500; list unknown.
2916 Avenue C, Holmes Beach, an elevated 3bed/
2bath home of recent construction and unknown size,
built on a 50x100 lot, was sold 6/6/95, Gulash to Risi,
for $137,000; list unknown.
501 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, 101 Bridgeport, a
2bed/2bath elevated condo of 1150 sfla built in 1982, was
sold 6/6/95, Blanton to Borrow, for $90,000; list unknown.
532 77th St, Holmes Beach, a ground level canal
front 3bed/2bath/llcar home of 1732 sfla, built in 1952
on a 95x128 lot, was sold 6/9/95, Torr to Snare, for
$295,000; list $349-339,500.
Compiled by Doug Dowling, licensed real estate
broker, exclusively for The Islander Bystander. 0 1995
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BY NANCY NICHOLSON JOLINE / EDITED BY WILL SHORT
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21 Colleague of
22 Kind of
23 Pictorial card
24 Outcomes other
25 1 + 76
29 Socks and
30 Grill's go-with
31 Juan Carlos I,
32 University of
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37 Robin of old
38 Clinton aide
41 Some radio
45 Party items that
49 Gave a keynote
52 91 + 66
53 Diamond Jim's
54 Caen's river
56 Half of "The Odd
58 Line in a
60 Uh's cousins
62 Zoo snack,
64 They go in
66 Clock parts
72 Kind of dog or
75 Lab culture
77 Nursery school
78 98 + 6
81 Gives back
83 The English
84 Wake up
85 Puts out, as a
86 Frostbite sites
87 Covered (for)
88 Honor society
91 Some are south
94 The Shadow's
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102 Charon's river
105 "Porgy" author
107 55 + 62
111 Plains Indians
112 Group within a
113 Some coats
114 Film maker
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Wooster et al.
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89 Tricia Nixon
90 Take care
91 Log roller
92 Dress style
93 Country lass
95 Director Adrian
97 One of the
99 City south of
104 Greek peak
106 Computer units
108 The, in Turino
109 Diploma word
110 Natl. registry
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4000B Gulf of Mexico Dr., LBK ............$150,000
4000B Gulf of Mexico Dr., LBK......... $325,000
LOTS OFF ISLAND
5600 Lockwood Ridge Rd................ $329,000
7901 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton........ $39,900
10205 Old Tampa Rd. ........................ $70,000
3014 Avenue C, Unit 2, HB ................ $45,000
3100 Gulf Dr., HB.............................. $399,000
4000 Gulf of Mexico Dr., LBK........... $850,000
4016 Gulf of Mexico Dr., LBK........... $750,000
PERICO BAY CLUB
831 Audubon Dr. .............................. $120,000
870 Audobon Dr. ................................ $99,900
876 Audubon Dr. ............................ $83,400
1105 Edgewater Cr............................ $126,500
706 Estuary Dr. ................................... $89,900
1341 Perico Pt. Cr. ............................ $163,000
1115 Roseate Ct. .............................. $142,900
509 Sanderling Cr.............................. $129,900
513 Sanderling Cr.............................. $127,000
971 Waterside Lane.......................... $122,900
CALL 778-2261 Toll Free 1-800-422-6325
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SUNSET TERRACE Tastefully decorated, 2BR/2BA
top floor unit in popular, well-maintained complex with
pool, covered parking and storage room. Views and
sandy-walking beach enhance this excellent rental
opportunity. Priced at $159,900. Call Dave Moynihan.
GULF FRONT Exceptional value for these 2BR direct
Gulf front apartments in small ten-unit complex with
quiet Holmes Beach location. Pool, wide sandy beach
and walking distance to shops and restaurants. Start-
ing at $124,500. Call Dave Moynihan for details.
OCEAN PARK TERRACE Nicely decorated, turnkey
furnished 2BR/2BA unit at Ocean Park Terrace. Great
view of the Gulf from master bedroom and screened
porch. Pool, secured lobby, elevator and walking beach
enhance this vacation home or great rental possibility.
Priced at $169,000. Call Ed Oliveria.
BRIDGEPORT Gulf view from this top floor unit with
pool, covered parking, elevator and steps to beach.
Located close to shopping and restaurants. Offered at
$89,900. Call Dave Moynihan for details.
GULF CABINS Secluded complex with lush grounds,
direct view and walking beach enhance this well-main-
tained 2BR/2BA unit. An excellent buy. Great location
for second home or vacation rental priced at $179,900.
Call Ed Oliveira.
TWO GREAT ISLAND VILLAGE CONDOS Spacious
2BR/2BA, top floor units in prime Holmes Beach loca-
tion. Open floor plans, lovely views. Large screened
porches. Walk-in closets, two pools, tennis courts, ga-
rage parking and short walk to great beach. From
$109,900 to $119,500. Call Dave Moynihan for details.
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BIMINI BAY TAMPA BAY
Not just a home with a fabulous view, but a
lifestyle. Updated Island home with 3 bedrooms,
2 baths, pool, Jacuzzi, boat dock and lift, and a
very private location. MLS#64783. $375,000.
Call Dick Maher or Dave Jones
(941) 778-2261 or toll free 1-800 -422-6325
LE MIS [ l neatLsnea Ofc: 778-2261
UPSCALE BEACH COTTAGE Totally refur-
bished 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath home 1/2 block to
white sands and the Gulf. Bright interior with
mostly stucco walls and ceilings each uniquely
textured. Cozy updated kitchen with tile
countertops. Mexican tile floors throughout. Luhli
and tropical landscaping with beautiful flowers,
plants and trees. Private fenced back yard off high
screened back porch. Listed at just $158,000. For
private showing please call Michael Advocate
778-0608 after hours.
LUSH & TROPICAL: Close to beach, what a rare
opportunity to own a two bedroom home, plus a
one bedroom, one bath income producing apart-
ment within walking distance to prime beach.
Owner financing, impeccable condition and qual-
ity construction makes this property desirable
priced at $350,000. Call for extras & details,
Marion Ragni 778-1504 eves.
KEY ROYALE-BAYOU Stunning refurbished 2
bedroom, 2 bath home with expansive water
views near Intracoastal waterway. Over 2300
square feet of open living area with 18 x 28 fam-
ily room, breakfast nook that could be den or of-
fice. Caged, heated pool, dock with boat lift, up-
dated top of the line appliances, custom window
treatments. Priced at $395,000. Please call Carol
R. Williams 778-1718 after hours.
5910 Marina Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Call (941) 778-0777 or Rentals 778-0770
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GLASS END TABLE bamboo, hide-a-bed couch, avo-
cado queen both. $100. 778-6267.
QUEEN SLEEPER COUCH, love seat, coffee table,
end tables, dishwasher, table with 4 chairs. 778-
5918, 7-10 am.
SOFA pastel "brushstroke pattern," 86 inches long,
like new condition. $200 OBO. 778-3789.
BLUE RECLINER, excellent condition $85. Golf pull
cart $48. Call after 6:15pm, 778-9107.
HEAVY DUTY copier stand. $25. 778-7978.
FUJI 21 SPEED BIKE, small frame. $100. 778-7978.
MOVING SALE Sat., June 15.6208 Marina Dr.
MOVING SALE! Starts Wed., June 12 thru Sun., June 16.
9-7.501 Key Royale Dr., Holmes Beach. Refrigerator, W/
D, LR, DR and BR furniture, TV & misc. Quality, must sell!
THANK YOU ST. JUDE may the Sacred Heart of Jesus
be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the
world, now and forever. Sacred heart of Jesus; pray for us.
(Say this prayer nine times each day for nine days. Pub-
lication must be promised.) Thank you St. Jude! J.C.O.
WANTED: Available space to teach aerobics in the
evening percentage basis. Call 7792129.
BEN & IRENE'S Dog sitting service. At our home with
constant supervision. No cages/kennels. House calls
(Island only). Cats included. 778-1012.
63 FORD FAIRLANE 4-dr, light blue, 260 V-8.
1989 BUICK SKYLARK "Wife's Car". Power brakes,
steering, door locks, AM/FM cassette, service and
owner records. $3,500. 778-6234.
GREAT RUNNING 84 Buick LaSabre. New transmis-
sion, brakes, tires, ect. $2,000 OBO. Call 778-7777 and
ask for Yvonne.
CHARTER FISHING with Capt. Mike Heistand aboard
Magic. Half & full day. Reservations please. Call 778-1990.
ESCAPE on deluxe catamaran. Stable, fast, shallow
draft. Snorkel, swim, sail. Family fun. Passage Charters
794-5980. Group rates.
SCUBA SCRUB Mobile underwater hull cleaning. Let
us remove those unwanted barnacles today. Monthly
service or one time cleaning available. 778-8681.
Baccaneer Inn Restaurant now accepting applications
for servers, cooks, prep, dishwashers, bussers,
bartenders.Apply in person 595 Dream Island Rd.
ATT: "FLAMINGO CAY" homeowners Student seeking
summer lawn mowing jobs! New equipment. Excellent
references. Avg. lawn $10. Jon Dandino at 794-6479.
K-9 SERVICE dog walking. Call 778-6119 for informa-
tion and ask for Kirsten. $2 per half hour. Island only.
WANTED Student to do
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part-time handy work.
LOCAL BOY will have mow lawn between 70th Street
and 50th Street, Holmes Beach. Call Jeff at 778-1158.
RESPONSIBLE STUDENT experienced in pet and
child care. Excellent references available. Call Star
ATTENTION! Experienced, reliable 14 year old. Very
good with younger children. Available week-nights
from 3pm-9:30pm and weekends from 1pm-10pm. Call
DO YOU NEED a baby-sitter or pet-sitter? Well, just
call 778-6509. I'm very experienced and inexpensive.
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GULF FRONT RETREAT
100 ft. of private beach on gorgeous Gulf and the
unique, custom designed structures are connected
by wrap-a-round decks to enjoy the panoramic
view! Spacious living area complimented with a
sunken living room and raised dining area with
open customized kitchen. French doors surround
the living area opening onto a 42 ft. deck for "Is-
land" entertaining. Master Suite with private deck
plus three guest bedrooms, 2.5 additional baths
and shower room. Lovely tropical foliage sur-
rounds this property with built-in stone wall and
planters and imbedded pavers provide mainte-
nance free yard and parking plus three under
cover parking locations. The new metal roof har-
monizes with the deep blue-green waters and
completes the picture of this lovely island retreat.
MARIE LIC. REAL ESTATE
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The ONLY Island Real Estate Group AND we offer you ALL REAL ES-
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PERICO BAY CLUB
2BR/2BA condo overlooking tidal flats and
Intracoastal. Luxurious living on a budget.
Professionally decorated. This condo has
it all! Heated pool, spa and tennis.
$112,500. Call Pat Jackson eves. at 778-
3301 or Ken Jackson eves. at 778-6986.
BEAUTIFULLY WOODED LOT
Extra large residential lot close to Gulf in
Anna Maria City. Truly one-of-a-kind in an
area of new homes. Drive by 710 Holly to-
day! Call Kathy Granstad eves. at 778-4136
or Agnes Tooker at eves. at 778-5287.
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
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Privately owned vacation homes ranging from
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of Anna Maria, Inc.
420 PINB AVENUE BOX 155
ANNA MARIA. FL 34216 FAX 77&.1929
ISITURIL UCLAY HUUSE
415 Spring Ave., Anna Maria
Remodeled 3bedroom/2bath with separate Florida room, liv-
ing room, dining room, loft. Carport & well. 78x145 lot 1232
s.f. living area under A/C; 1629 s.f. under roof. $185,000.
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Call 761-0199 OR leave message at 739-0977
NEED A HANDYMAN?
Interior/Exterior Painting One Room or Whole House
Drywall Repair or Replacement Build Wall or Tear Out
Replace or Fix Doors, Windows, Screens, Tile Carpet
Replace Roofing, Fix Roofs, Seal and Caulk to Waterproof
WE WILL NOT BE UNDERBID. GET LOWEST BID YOU CAN.
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Saandy's Lawn Mowing Trimming Edging
V Lawn IHauling By the cut or by the month.
Service .13 YEARS EXPERIENCE INSURED
77134 GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICES
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Darrin Wash CARPENTRY
"A DOOR EXPERT"
Serving the Island communities for
7 years with Island references.
DRY WALL, TEXTURE
& POPCORN REPAIR 778-1353
Remodeling Service Calls
Door & window replacement specialist with
21 years of fine custom carpentry experience.
Free Estimates Fully Insured
State Registered Contractor State Reg. RC0043740
RESIDENTIAL ROOFING CONTRACTOR
ALL NEW WORK GUARANTEED
COMPLETED OPERATIONS INCLUDED
MILDEW RESISTANT MATERIALS
SINGLE PLY ROOFING SYSTEMS
Free Estimates 748-3558
XACT KITCHENS BATHS
DECKS & MORE
ARPENTRY CALL KIT WELSCH
* Husband/Wife Team
Repairs & Remodeling
5348-B Gulf Dr. Holmes Beach
"RELIABLE daytime health care Mon.-Fri. for disabled
and memory impaired adults at adult day center,
through Manatee Council on Aging. Transportation
DOLPHIN DAYCARE & PRESCHOOL Holmes Beach.
Now taking reservations for our summer program ages
2-10 yrs. Also a few openings for fall registration ages
2-6 yrs. Come by and visit with us. 778-2967.
MAN WITH SHOVEL... Planting, mulching, trimming,
clean-up, shell, odd jobs. Hard-working and respon-
sible. Excellent references. Call Edward 778-3222.
JEWELRY REPAIRS custom designs. We can turn
your old gold into beautiful new jewelry. Golden Isle
Jewelers 401A Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 778-4605.
DOLPHIN DAYCARE & PRESCHOOL Join our sum-
mer program. Swimming, field trips, movies, bowling,
more. Register for fall. 5, 3, or 2 day programs. $15 a
LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical app., airports,
cruise ports or prescription delivery. Flat rates. Sun-
shine Cab. Serving the Islands. 778-5476 or 705-1302.
DESIGN 2000 FOR HAIR. Offering excellence in hair
design and color expertise. We invite you to experience
the finest in personal service. North end of LBK at 6400
Gulf of Mexico Dr. 387-9807, evenings by appointment.
SEAWALL MAINTENANCE, joint sealing, erosion con-
trol, boat lift, dock & davit repair, motor, switch, cable
replacement, ultra violet deck staining, clear seal. Lo-
cal references. Call Cliff 779-2522.
PAYING TO MUCH for health insurance? Group rates
for individuals, self-employed, on COBRA, students.
Worldwide coverage. Free quotes and policy reviews.
Call Ken 794-8507.
HOME TYPIST, will do typing for you in my home. Reli-
able, self-employed island resident. Call Geri 779-2129.
RICK'S LAWN SERVICE mowing, edging, trimming,
straight lines and square comers. Dependable service
at a fair price. Call Rick 795-0588.
PAY LESS THAN $4 a month for total security and
peach of mind on your car. Call Bill O'Connor, AAA,
MASSAGE THERAPY pain relief, stress reduction,
neuromuscular massage therapy over 8 yrs experience.
Dan Goodchild LMT, NMT Island Therapy 779-1138.
HOUSECLEANING reliable and thorough. Will also
accept regular, weekly and bi-weekly clients. Good ref-
CLEANING residential or commercial. Free estimates,
CLEANING SERVICE: Fast and complete cleaning.
Island resident, 25 years experience, references, hon-
est, guaranteed satisfaction! Free estimates. 778-4587.
CARPET DIRTY? Rent a Rug Doctor. $12 for 4 hours.
Crowder Bros. Hardware. Holmes Beach: 778-0999.
DRY CLEAN YOUR CARPET! Many Island references.
Call Fat Cat Carpet Cleaning, 778-2882.
NEED YOUR CARPETS cleaned right! Call Cody,
shampoo-steam, deodorize, living rm, dining rm & hall,
$34.95. 11 years in the business. No hidden prices.
PRO-CLEAN professional carpet & furniture cleaning.
See the difference with our powerful mobile cleaning
plant. Quick-dry system, 11 yrs experience, satisfaction
VAN-GO PAINTING Residential/Commercial, Interior/
Exterior, Pressure Cleaning, Wallpaper, Island resident
references. Dan or Bill 778-5455.
JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling
specialist. State licensed and insured. Many Island ref-
erences. 778-2993. Lic# CRC 035261.
MONTGOMERY'S CERAMIC TILE Professional instal-
lation and repair. Fully insured. Manatee Co. resident 25
yrs. Call for free estimate. Ken 792-1084.
FAUCET PLUMBING Remodel, service, water heater,
sewer cleaning. 24-hour service. Serving the Island 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 Furniture repair. Danish crafts-
man. Free estimates, pick-up & delivery. 121 Bridge St.,
Bradenton Beach. 778-4335.
BRICK / GLASS BLOCK / stone I pavers / custom
homes / fireplaces / planters / decorative walls. Lic #MC-
PRESSURE WASHERS for rent starting at $40.
Crowder Bros. Hardware, Holmes Beach 778-0999.
INDUSTRIOUS, highly-skilled, meticulous, sober
prompt, finish carpentry, counter tops, ceramic & vinyl
tile, fine finish painting, wall coverings, repairs. Paul
THE ISLANDS HOME Maintenance Co. All phase of
home repairs, carpentry to painting. 20+ yrs experi-
ence. Insured, island resident, references available.
HANDYMAN carpentry, painting, plywood storm shut-
ters, repairs of all kinds. Commercial or residential. 25
yrs. exp. Call Rich 778-4881.
LOCAL HANDYMAN can take care of your screen re-
pairs, window cleaning, small paint jobs, lawn & yard.
Thorough & careful. References. Peter 778-8436.
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HANDYMAN painting, most household repairs, no job
too small. Free estimates. Call Mike 778-4078.
MINI-VACATION SPECIAL 25% discount either Sun.-
Wed. or Mon.-Thurs. 2 people/4 nights $135. Kitchens.
500 ft. to beach. Free bikes. Haley's Motel & Resort
ANNUAL, SEASONAL and summer rentals available
from $300/week. Island Real Estate, 778-6066.
GULF FRONT Short term executive, 3BR/2BA, fur-
nished, all amenities, view from every room, steps to wa-
ter. 6 month lease available Oct 95. $1,800/mo. 778-3171.
GULF FRONT residence. Excellent north Holmes Beach
location. Fully furnished 2BR/2BA. Available short term.
Call Dave Moynihan, Realtor 778-7976/778-2246.
BEACH RENTALS Daily, weekly, and monthly rentals
available on the beach. Call Debbie Thrasher 941-778-
2055 at Prudential Florida Realty, 5340-1 Gulf Dr.
Holmes Beach, FL 34217.
ANNUAL 3BR/2BA unfurnished home, caged pool on
canal with dock. Key Royale Dr. near Gloria Dei. Pet
OK. $1,250/mo. Available 7/1. 778-5405.
ANNUAL 2BR/1BA upper duplex, N. Holmes Beach.
$650/mo & $600 security includes water & cable. Avail-
able 8/1. Call 778-6198 leave message.
500 S.F. COMMERCIAL STUDIO, Gulf view, plush, up,
Gulf Drive, $385/mo. Frank 778-6126, 778-6127.
GULF/BAYFRONT N. Shore. 2BR/2BA large enclosed
porch to enjoy sunrises near Rod & Reel Pier, .Seasonal/
wkly/mo. All amenities 778-0340.
VACATION RENTAL Beautiful beach, gorgeous sun-
sets, Gulffront, 1 BR/1 BA ground floor. Turnkey $425/wk
includes all! 778-6673.
A BREEZY BAY FRONT cottage with dock. Fully fur-
nished clean & neat. Quiet area. Perfect for retiree.
$250/wk $600/mo. 794-5980.
HOLMES BEACH 1BR/2BR Apts. Nice, Gulf view,
stones throw to beach. No pets. Available until Jan.
References, reasonable, wk/mo. 778-4368.
ANNr, MARIA Gulf front, lovely 2BR apts. Sundeck,
porch, weekly, cabei, microwave many extras. No pets.
ANNUAL RENTAL, Bradenton Beach. 1BR/1BA mobile
home 1 block from Bay/Gulf. Furnished, 55+, no pets.
$400/mo plus electric. 778-3516.
MARTINIQUE CONDO 2BR/2BA direct Gulf front. Pool,
tennis complete turkey. $1,500 yearly plus electric. Ne-
gotiable for possible 6 months or more. 813-884-0222.
BRADENTON BEACH Annual duplex, large 1BR/
1.5BA 700 s.f., 200 feet to beach, just remodeled, ce-
dar bedroom, pets? $700/mo. 778-6003.
VACATION RENTALS Eff. plus 1 and 2 bedroom apts.
Weekly summer rates. Clean, quiet, steps to beach. No
pets. Holmes Beach. 778-2071.
PELICAN POST MOTEL Efficiencies and 1/BR apts.,
150 yds to beach or fishing pier. Starting at $39/night,
$99/3 nights, or $215/week. 941-778-2833.
ARE YOU PAYING $500 or more in rent when you
might be able to own a home? It cost nothing to find out.
Talk with Sandy Greiner 778-7777.
WESTBAY POINT & MOORINGS Featuring 2 & 3BR
units with tennis, pools and boat dock. Call Dick Maher
for additional information. From $131,900. Neal & Neal
GULFFRONT. Almost 1 acre on white sand beach of
Anna Maria. Possible split: Home+ lot; vacant lot: and 2/
3 acre w/house 100' beach front. Call T. Dolly Young af-
ter hours. 778-5427. Prudential Florida Realty 778-0766.
FOR SALE BY OWNER
3 duplexes all in Holmes Beach. 208 54 St., 1 BR/1 BA
each unit, close to shopping center $119,000. 404
71St., 2BR/1BA each unit, large front unit $159,000.
* 203 76 St, 2BR/2BA & 1BR/1BA, close to Gulf -
$169,000. Call for appointment, 778-3757.
BRADENTON MAINLAND minutes from beaches.
Just off 75th Street. Country Village, 55 + community.
1400 s.f. villa. 2BR/2BA, den, 1-car garage, new carpet,
paint, verticals, maintenance free living, $105,000.
Open house every Sat & Sun 1 4. 7142 28th Ave. Dr.
COMMERCIAL CONDOMINIUM in Homes Beach. 2-
story, one drive-in door, one walk-in door, heart of In-
dustrial District $45,000. Call Rose Schnoerr, Neal &
Neal Realtors 778-2261.
PERICO BAY CLUB off season opportunity. Villa on
lake, newly painted inside/outside, skylights, glass en-
closed lanai, marble tile floors, pools, tennis, security.
Can delay closing if desired. Owner 795-4806.
DUPLEX 4BR/3.5BA, laundry rooms, peek-a-views of
Gulf and bay. $136,000. Yvonne Higgins, Re/Max
ANNA MARIA bayfront home. $299,000. Fabulous
views. Yvonne Higgins, Re/Max Gulfstream 778-7777.
NORTH BEACH VILLAGE. 3BR, two car garage. Just
across from beach. Like new, never rented, turnkey
furnished, low maintenance fee $85 includes cable TV,
close to heated pool. $159,900. Terri Robertson 756-
8818, Irongate Realty Inc.
PENTHOUSE 3BR/3BA, sailboat water, cathedral ceil-
ings, 2080 s.f., eat-in kitchen, secured lobby, pool, ten-
nis, spa, covered parking. $128,900. 794-8961.
CANALFRONT PEACH Total remodel on this Holmes
Beach home only 4 lots from open end of canal. Ready
to move in at $189,900. Sandy Greiner Re/Max Realty
778-7777 or 1-800-894-9605.
FINANCING OPTIONS AVAILABLE on this 2BR/2BA
ground level Holmes Beach condo. New carpet and
fresh paint. Sandy Greiner Re/Max Realty 778-7777.
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4 V Muscle Toning & Body Sculpting
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Geri Travis 779 2129
B.S., Ph. Ed., Fitness Specialist 779-2129
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7800 Cortez Fd. W. (Behind Wings & Things)
"Serving the Islands for over 15 years"
Dependable, Courteous Service
Bruce Collins Since 1991
CLASSIFIED AD FORM
DEADLINE: NOON MONDAY for WEDNESDAY'S PAPER: Classified advertising must be placed in person
and paid in advance or mailed to our office in the Island Shopping Center, 5408 Marina Drive, Holmes
Beach, FL 34217. We are located next to D. Coy Ducks. Hours: 9 to 5, Monday Friday, Saturday 10 to
CLASSIFIED RATES: Minimum $5 for up to 21 WORDS. Additional words: $1.50 for each 7 words, Box: $2,
One or two line headlines, extra line rate ($1.50) plus 250 per word.
BUSINESS CLASSIFIED: If your ad is for a business, the minimum rate us $6.50 for up to 21 WORDS.
Additional words: $2 for each 7 words, Box: $2, One or two line headlines, line rate plus 250 per word.
WE NOW ACCEPT MASTERCARD AND VISAI Charge your classified advertising in person or by phone.
To place an ad by phone, please be prepared to FAX your copy with your charge card number. Sorry, we
can not take classified ad copy over the telephone.
USE THIS FORM FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE: (For 21 word minimum, use one word for each blank
THE DEADLINE IS NOON MONDAY FOR WEDNESDAY'S PAPER
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YoUROC-LIEENTspMA-13900 East Bay Drive Holmes Beach
HOMETOWN OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 7AM to 10 PM *SUNDAY 7 AM to 9 PM* PHONE 778-4100
PILID We Welcome Food Stamps
PRICES EFFECTIVE NOW THROUGH TUESDAY, JULY 18, 1995
) a LB
3 LBS OR MORE
BACON $4 29
Psn mRve 2 oz
6 OZ CANS
WATER OR OIL
HARD OR GENOA
16e9 64 OZ
Somestyle, Calcium or Regular
JI WHITE BREAD
THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING ISLAND FOODS ...
11A.M. to NOON W
APPLE JUIC $ 39
REG OR NATURAL 64 OZ BOTTLE
f DELI DEPARTMENT
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