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FREE WEEKLY NEWS HAPPENINGS DINING SPORTS REAL ESTATE


ISLANDER


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House candidates split on sugar issue, vouchers


By Paul Roat
Educational reform is needed in Florida.
There should never be a state income tax.
Streamlining government.
Those statements are about the only things that the
Florida House of Representatives candidates fully
agreed upon at a political forum last week, sponsored
by The Islander Bystander and moderated by publisher
Bonner Presswood.
Republican Mark Flanagan is seeking re-election
to a second two-year term in the Florida House from
District 68, including all of Anna Maria Island. He is
being challenged in his bid by Democrat Bob Nolan.
The two are at odds over educational vouchers and
the Florida Constitutional amendments on taxing sugar.


Endorsements, page 6
Candidate profiles, page 12

Despite ideological differences between the candi-
dates, and an early confrontation by Flanagan with the
newspaper staff concerning past endorsements, the
forum ran smoothly.
Flanagan, 33, said the oft-talked-about voucher
plan, which provides parents with money to allow them
to enroll their children in a school of their choice,
would "help move people up the road to educational
excellence in Florida."
Nolan, 34, said he was opposed to public funding


for private education.
The Republican and Democratic challengers
locked horns on the three Constitutional amendments
that propose to enact a penny-per-pound tax on sugar,
with the funds to be used for Everglades restoration.
Flanagan said the plan has no funding proposals.
"It is similar to the lottery there is no accountabil-
ity. When in doubt, I say don't," he said.
Nolan said the Everglades need to be cleaned up
and the level of phosphate flowing into the area needs
to be reduced to protect the Glades productivity. "If that
doesn't happen, we might as well pave the Everglades
over. The $324 million already spent on clean-up is
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see inside. Islander
Photo: Courtesy of
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Rainy day reprieve OK'd at Manatee Public Beach


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
Beachgoers at the Manatee County Public Beach
may soon have shelter from storms.
The Holmes Beach Board of Adjustment recom-
mended approval of the addition of a 20- by 54-foot
canopy on the patio for patrons to take shelter when
rain storms blow through the area. The board's recom-
mendation will be presented to the city council for ap-
proval or denial.
The matter came before the board because the beach
concession building is a non-conforming structure, said
Joe Duennes, the city's public works supervisor. A non-
conforming structure may not be expanded without ap-
proval of both the board and council. It also has to meet
11 criteria outlined in the city's code.
"It doesn't comply with rules that the Department
of Environmental Protection now requires for construc-
tion seaward of the coastal construction setback line,"
he noted. "And also the usage is not compliant due to


By David Futch
Islander Reporter
Staff from the U.S. Small Business Administration
began arriving Wednesday Oct. 30 in Manatee County
to take loan applications from small businesses and
homeowners who sustained damages during Tropical
Storm Josephine.
The SBA will be at the county's Emergency Man-
agement Office in the administration building at 1112
Manatee Ave. West, Suite 525, Bradenton, from 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m. for the next two to three weeks.
According to Brian Sharkey of Emergency Man-


the passage of the comprehensive plan in 1989. The
ordinance states we are to examine 11 factors. I re-
viewed them and believe them to all be in place."
Arthur Dillard of the county's facilities manage-
ment department presented the request on behalf of the
county, the owner of the concession building.
"We were told we had to go through the DEP and
they do not object because the slab is existing and there
is a retaining wall around the slab," he told the board.
"It meets all the hurricane and tie-down requirements
of the state, but DEP requires a letter of approval from
the city."
Dillard said during rain storms there is no place for
people on the patio to seek shelter. He also noted the
addition will not impact traffic or the number of people
that come to the beach and the structure itself is not
being expanded.
Board Chairman Hugh Holmes Jr. asked if there are
plans for vinyl roll-down windows for the canopy. Dillard
said there are, but they are intended for small blow-in rains


agement, the low-interest loan application deadline for
home and business damage from Josephine is Dec. 14.
Applications will not be accepted after that date.
Tropical Storm Josephine caused flooding and
water damage mainly in low-lying areas of the
county. Estimated damage in Manatee County to-
taled $4.9 million.
Last week, representatives from the Federal
Emergency Management Agency were on the Island
processing aid requests from individuals and fami-
lies in need.
For further information, call Sharkey at 749-3022.


only and will be rolled up during high winds.
John Pace of the Aquarius Resort located near the
county beach, spoke in favor of the request.
"Dee (Percifield) has invested a lot of time and
money (on the beach concession)," he said. "As a busi-
ness owner, I fully support business owners' ho want
to improve their property as long as it complies with
local building codes."
"As a resident of Holmes Beach and a person who
enjoys the beach cafe a lot, I can certainly see this ad-
dition will be a big help to me as well as to the busi-
ness," Mary Ann Jones added. "This area needs to be
covered, because water comes in during a rain. This
will be an advantage."
Board members Jim Meena and Peter Ereg said the
beach concession is an asset to the city and the county.


SKIMMING THE NEWS ...
O pinions ............................... .. ....... ........ 6
Those Were the Days ............................. 7
Crossword puzzle ........................................ 12
Football contest .......................................... 16
S tir-it-up ................................. ...................... 18
Coastlines ..................... ...................... 20
Streetlife ..................... ....................... 22
Anna Maria Island tides ............................... 25
Real estate ..................... ...................... 26


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OCTOBER 31, 1996


THE BEST NEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND





IIU PAGE 2 U OCTOBER 31, 1996 N THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER

2-for-1 lot variance granted; conflict charged


By Paul Roat
A variance granted by the Bradenton Beach Board
of Adjustment permitting the division of one parcel of
property into two large buildable lots on Canasta Drive
has prompted charges of conflict of interest against one
member of the board.
Mike Norman, owner of Mike Norman Realty Inc.,
said Board of Adjustment member Charlie Grace "has
violated the public trust by voting" on the variance re-
quested for 2306 Canasta Drive.
Norman requested the variance as a representative
for owner Ian Perryman, who purchased the property
from the estate of Stewart and Berniece Stahl. The
property is 100 by 180 feet wide, containing three


Dancing for
dollars
Ato, namesake ofAto's
Island Restaurant in
Anna Maria, danced at
the Anna Maria Island
Chamber of Commerce
Luau to raise money for
the Chamber at their
third annual event.
Dinner, dancing and
raffle prizes donated by
local businesses were
highlights of the
evening leading up to
the hour-long authentic
Polynesian perfor-
mance. Islander
Photos: Bonner
Presswood


structures; Norman proposed dividing the property into
two buildable lots, 50 by 180 feet in size for a total of
9,100 square feet per lot. The variance to subdivide the
parcels arises from city codes that state property in resi-
dentially zoned areas must be 75 feet wide and 7,500
square feet.
"All the other lots in the area are 50 foot lots,"
Norman said. "We're not asking for anything that will
change the nature or character of the neighborhood."
Grace, who will leave the Board of Adjustment in
December for a seat on Bradenton Beach City Coun-
cil, voted against the variance, citing increased traffic
from the two houses on narrow Canasta Drive as piv-
otal for his rejection of the variance. The variance was


Luau crowds
175 members of the
community turned out
for the third annual
fundraiser luau put on
by the Anna Maria
Island Chamber of
Commerce. Dinner
catered by Ato's
Island Restaurant in
Anna Maria was
followed by dance
music and an authen-
tic Polynesian show
by Ato's family of
musicians and danc-
ers.


granted by a 3-2 vote.
Norman denounced Grace's vote, though, citing a
purchase offer for the property by Grace with a contin-
gency based on the same division of lots as Norman's
variance proposal.
Grace's offer on the property was rejected July 30.
The qualification period for running for city council
was Oct. 14-18.
"Had Mr. Grace possessed the moral integrity we
expect from a public official he would have excused
himself from voting, which was clearly a conflict of
interest," Norman said.
"There are no grounds for his charges," Grace said.
City Attorney Alan Prather is conducting an inves-
tigation into the matter, City Clerk Alice Baird said,
and a report is expected by early November.
Two residents of the neighborhood objected to the
variance during the proceedings. A. O'Neil said "the zon-
ing is in place to protect the neighborhood, and this vari-
ance does not do that. I request you deny the variance."
Robert Wallace said, "Canasta Drive is a narrow
one-lane road. I had to put hedges up to keep cars from
splashing water onto my house. I am opposed to the
building of two houses on the lot behind us it will
cause more traffic and I feel two towering houses
would overpower it. I have no problem with building
one house, but two houses would be too much."
Board chairman John Burns said the variance
would result in more square footage on the lots in ques-
tion than are found elsewhere in the area. "You're look-
ing at essentially a greater setback than is currently
provided from a traffic standpoint," Bums said.
Board member John Chappie who will also
leave the Board of Adjustment in December for a coun-
cil seat made the motion to grant the variance with
the stipulation that the three structures on the property
be razed. Buildings in existence are a house, a two-car
garage and an old well house.
The motion was seconded by Burns. Grace and
board member Ed Peters voted against granting the.
variance; Burns, Chappie and Board member Bill
Arnold voted in the affirmative.


AID seeks food

recipients for

Thanksgiving
All Island Denominations and the Anna Maria Is-
land Community Center will distribute Thanksgiving
SHARE baskets on Saturday, Nov. 23.
Anyone interested in receiving a package or knows
of anyone who needs one, should contact the center at
778-1908 by Friday, Nov. 8.
Donations may be sent to AID, Box 305, Anna
Maria City, FL 34216.


Forum
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1

great, but it's not enough. The proposed tax is not a tax
on consumers, it's a tax on producers."
As to offshore oil drilling, Nolan said the state
needs to acquire the oil leases in the Gulf from the oil
companies. "I don't want to look at derricks offshore,
and there are no proven resources there. We would give
up too much for what we might find offshore," Nolan
said.
Flanagan also opposed offshore oil drilling in the
Gulf off Florida, urging a "grassroots effort" to keep oil
drilling away from the state.
The two candidates agreed that government should
be streamlined and made more efficient, but differed on
the approach that should be taken.
Flanagan said that reducing taxes and reducing
waste were the best measures. "We need to continue to
help eliminate fraud and abuse," he said.
Nolan said that by bringing private businesses into
government, and continuing to foster an attitude of
public and private partnerships, the cost of government
could be reduced.
Turning to more local issues, the pair slightly dif-
fered on beach renourishment. As federal sources for
beach renourishment are drying up, more emphasis on
state or local funding is anticipated.
Flanagan said the matter was a federal issue, and
urged residents in areas seeking beach expansion or
restoration to let their voices be heard at that level.


Incumbent Representative Mark Flanagan, left, listens to challenger Bob Nolan during last week's Islander
Bystander political forum. Islander Photo: David Futch


"People ask the Florida Legislature to do more, and
we don't have the money. The squeaky wheel gets
the grease."


Nolan said he would "definitely push for beach
renourishment funding by the state if federal funds
dry up."


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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER 0 OCTOBER 31, 1996 0 PAGE 3 Kj


Building permit policy sparks more controversy


By Frank Cunningham
Islander Reporter
Following last week's report in The Islander By-
stander about building permit issuance policies in
the City of Anna Maria, more irate residents called
to complain.
"This is a nightmare," said Jo North, 84 North Shore
Drive. North said a Home Depot contractor was installing
kitchen cabinets and Public Works Director Phil Chamock
ordered the work stopped because she didn't have a build-
ing permit. "And he fined me $200," North said.
North contacted Mayor Chuck Shumard who said he
would rescind the fine and urged North to get a permit.


Holmes Beach

building

inspector offers

clarification
Holmes Beach Building Inspector Bill
Saunders said information concerning the
city's building permit fines in last week's Is-
lander Bystander was incorrect.
If a house is under construction and we
find a questionable item, we first ask to see the
building permit, Saunders said. If the item
hasn't been permitted, the department charges
double the building permit fee for that item.
If unpermitted construction is found or re-
ported at a completed home, the owner's name
is given to the code enforcement officer,
Saunders continued. Code enforcement then
sends the owner a letter stating the problem.
If the construction complies with city codes,
the owner can come to the department for a build-
ing permit, paying double the usual fee.
If the construction does not comply with
the city's codes, the issue is sent to the code
enforcement board for a hearing.


North said she has applied but the city has not issued one.
But Charnock said, "North had a prior bid from a
contractor who was told she needed a structural
engineer's report because of structural changes. I think
she was aware a permit was required." Charnock said
Charnock reported North's contractor to the State
of Florida for not having a contractor's license.
North believes there was a breakdown in com-
munication with the city. "I just want to know how
I can get this permit and get the job done. I took a
week off of work to oversee the project and I've
accomplished nothing."
Another complaint was registered by roofer Pat
Rhoden, who said he dropped off his work crew to do
a minor roof deck job and he drove to city hall to get a
permit. "While I was applying, Charnock called in to

Marina contests

license fee

increase
Citing a 600 percent increase in occupational li-
cense fees since 1993, Galati Marine spokeswoman
Fran Jackson questioned whether the Oct. 1, 1995
Anna Maria occupational license ordinance was rea-
sonable.
Appearing at an Oct. 22 commission meeting,
Jackson said Galati now pays a license fee of $2,460.
"Holmes Beach Marina, Cannons Marina on Longboat
Key and Gulf Marine on City Island pay only $200 for
all their slips and marine operations."
According to Florida Statute 205.043, the tax must
be based on reasonable classifications and must be
uniform throughout any class,
To prevent arbitrary and onerous increases in fees
by a municipality, the statute limits increases to 100
percent for licenses less than $100 and 25 percent for
licenses more than $300. The law also requires a citi-
zen equity review committee to review proposed fees.
The commissioners agreed to review the Galati
fees at their regular work session on Nov. 12.


say to add a $200 fine to my permit." Rhoden paid the
fine on the spot.
Charnock said he was inspecting another building
project when he noticed the roofing work being done
next door. "A substantial amount of work had already
been completed before Rhoden applied for the permit."
Ann Martin, 302 Gulf Blvd., said her contractor,
Jerry Kern, had a building permit to install kitchen
cabinets and a sink, but Martin said Charock would
not let her occupy the house until the sink was installed.
He termed the house inhabitable, she said.
Asked whether his building enforcement proce-
dures have been more rigid than his predecessors,
Charnock said, "Yes. And I get the brunt of it for en-
forcing the law."
Charnock said Anna Maria is on a barrier island
and is governed by Federal Emergency Management
Agency rules which he has a duty to enforce.
A source, who did not wish to be identified said,
"Phil is trying to stop midnight remodeling which al-
most resulted in FEMA canceling flood insurance poli-
cies eight or nine years ago. Some homeowners and
contractors are living in a pre-FEMA past."


Anna Maria City
No meetings scheduled

Bradenton Beach
10/31, 10 a.m., Special council meeting,
CANCELED
11/4, 6:15 p.m., Citizens' Advisory Task Force
11/7, 7 p.m., Council meeting

Holmes Beach
11/7, 7 p.m., Council public hearing on
comprehensive plan amendments

Of Interest
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Station 1, 6001 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.


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BIB PAGE 4 0 OCTOBER 31, 1996 0 THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER

Island cities develop disaster plans


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
Your city's disaster plans may not have a lot to do
with you on a personal level, but prospects are good you'll
be overjoyed when you return to the Island after an evacu-
ation and learn that your government can function.
Disaster plans developed by the Island cities are
largely designed to save city records and equipment so the
cities can operate following a disaster. Bradenton Beach
and Holmes Beach have recently developed disaster plans
and Anna Maria will begin work on one soon.
Fire Chief Andy Price, also the director of the Is-
land Emergency Operations Center, explained that in
1989 the three Island cities were preparing to write
their own disaster plan. However, county attorneys said
the cities couldn't have their own plan because they
didn't have an emergency manager.
The cities were told they must operate under the
county's peacetime emergency plan and in 1992, they
revised the county's plan to meet the needs of the Is-
land. Each Island city adopted the revised plan but the
county did not.
"I told each city to develop its own basic guidelines
to take care of that city in an emergency or disaster,"
Price said. "That way when a storm comes, the officials
and employees don't have to figure out what to do. It's
all written down."
He said the fire district has its own plan "but it's
different for us because our daily operations are geared
to responding to emergencies, and we don't have all the
property the cities have."
Price said the county plan is an umbrella and doesn't
give specifics for each city. It gives the basics for all to
utilize but much of it doesn't apply to the Island.
"The cities have to be prepared for themselves," he
pointed out. "I tried to accomplish that through the
IEOC, but it's only as good as the participation and
there's very little. I felt as individuals we couldn't do
it all and collectively we could, but they all have to take
part to make it work."
In Anna Maria, Mayor Chuck Shumard said the
city has a procedures list but no plan.
"I want to develop a plan based on the Bradenton
Beach Plan," he said. "When Vice Mayor Connie
Drescher showed it at the elected officials meeting, I
was impressed. I want to establish a committee to look
at applying it to our city."
In Bradenton Beach, the plan is being developed by


Sgt. John Cosby, the city's disaster coordinator. He got
ideas from other plans and incorporated input from each
department. The government portion was completed re-
cently, but Cosby is still working on the role of the citi-
zens, which will include establishing block captains.
The Holmes Beach plan was modeled after the
Longboat Key plan with input from each department, said
City Clerk Leslie Ford. It was completed last summer.
The fire district's plan is currently being revised be-
cause the department has new full-time employees.
"In our old plan, we relied on our volunteers," he
said. "Now that we have more paid people we're mak-
ing the plan more job specific. It's mostly internal
policy controls because as far as responding to emer-
gencies, that won't change from the way we do it now."
Price said the disaster plans are designed to protect
government facilities, equipment and property because
"you have to have a building to work out of after the storm
and be able to serve the public as quickly as possible."

Bradenton Beach guidelines
The Bradenton Beach plan names Cosby as the
city's emergency coordinator and Police Officer
Charles Sloan as his assistant coordinator. It is to be
reviewed yearly by elected officials and employees.
Each of the first six sections applies to a city de-
partment or group- mayor and council, administra-
tion, building department, library, police department
and streets and roads. Each section outlines prepara-
tions, functions, job assignments, lodging arrange-
ments, transportation and chain of command.
There are lists of the various tasks to be performed
at each level before and after a storm. The chapters also
discuss safety hazards, communications and contains
emergency supply lists.
There are details on the duties of the disaster coor-
dinator and the guidelines contain department check-
lists for each level of the storm. It contains lists of
records and equipment for each department to evacu-
ate; checklists of records and supplies each department
needs in order to file for federal assistance; and emer-
gency phone numbers and lists of vendors.

Holmes Beach plan
The Holmes Beach Hurricane Standard Operating
Procedures, to be reviewed yearly by elected officials
and employees, goes into effect 72 hours .before a storm
is expected to hit the Island. It names the chief of po-


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lice as the city's emergency coordinator.
The first section details general government proce-
dures. There are checklists of tasks to perform from 72
to 12 hours before the storm and similar checklists for
post-storm activities. There are lists of records and
equipment to be evacuated.
The second section details police department pro-
cedures. It contains emergency and evacuation equip-
ment lists, vehicle and supply lists, department organi-
zation and functions and job assignments. There are
lists of operating procedures and checklists for various
levels pre- and post-storm. Post-storm procedures in-
clude damage surveys, search and recovery procedures
and safety guidelines.
The third section details procedures on coordinating
with the county's emergency operations center, pre-storm
checklists for the public works department and a copy of
the interlocal agreement with DeSoto County. The city
plans to evacuate its records and equipment to Arcadia in
DeSoto County for safekeeping in the event of a storm.


Derelict vessels
Doug Hugenberg of Bradenton removes an abandoned
vessel from the "kitchen area south of Cortez. Doug
Hugenberg Marine Construction Inc. was hired to
fulfill a contract with Manatee County under a grant
from the Florida Department of Environmental Protec-
tion. Hugenberg removed a 24-foot steel sailboat in
Holmes Beach and six abandoned boats near Cortez.
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AMENDMENTS:
#Vote Why?
I 1 NO A "yes" vote on #1 voids a "yes" vote on #4.

* YE S Provides for a constitutional convention in
L 2\YES 1997, instead of 1998, as scheduled.
3 YES u Helps judicial boards select and discipline
3 Y ESJ judges.
S y Taxes raw sugar producers, not consumers,
4 "YES3 in Florida at 1 penny per pound for
Everglades pollution abatement projects.
7 5 V Limits who may be taxed for Everglades
* 5 Y kESJ pollution abatement projects.
E Sets up a trust fund to collect, control and
6 YES dispense these taxes/fees.
130 sugar farmers share $4 billion of subsidies from your
tax dollars. They will hire more people, not fire anyone.
These big plantation farmers pollute the Everglades to do
this. Should they not pay back $1 billion to correct this??
m paid pol. adv. Bill Mullen, native and nature lover.
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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER M OCTOBER 31, 1996 M PAGE 5 II


Longboat's top cop retiring Friday


By Jim Hanson
Islander Correspondent
Tom Coons is packing it in on Friday after 32 years
as a policeman, 23 of them on Longboat Key.
He is retiring as Longboat's chief, but he's not re-
tiring from Longboat. All of his nearly two dozen years
in Florida he's lived on the key, and that's where he'll
stay.
He came here a few weeks behind Wayne
McCammon, who took over as chief in 1973 and
brought Coons in to be his chief investigator and sec-
ond in command.
Coons brought an impressive resume in investiga-
tion. After Army service he was an insurance investi-
gator until becoming a Jersey City, N.J., police officer
in 1960, then a fireman, state public defender's inves-
tigator 1967-70, prosecutor's homicide investigator
1970-73, then the Gulf Coast.
In Jersey City he owned a couple of taverns, in his
wife's name since a policeman couldn't have a saloon.
He recalls that state law forbade women in bars except
on New Year's Day, so she couldn't enter her own
business 364 days a year "Imagine trying to impose
a law like that now!"
As the Longboat Key department grew from a
couple of patrolmen to a force of 27, he grew with it to
lieutenant to major to chief.
Especially notable during those years has been the
rise in drug crime, even on Longboat Key. He recalls
the "Emerald Harbor bust" that nailed two people in
that upscale development who were working with a
South Florida group and brought thousands of dollars
worth of bonus to the department as its share of seized
drug-financed vehicles, boats, houses and even a ca-
sino.
And the raid on a home on Dream Island Road that
netted 90 bales of marijuana but no people until Coons
answered a phone call in the unoccupied house, roughened
his voice as with a cold, and heard a plea for help.
"Where are you?"
"Our boat is broke down at some place called the
Pub. Give us a hand."


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They got a hand, all right, with cuffs
attached. And, Coons recalls, "they were
extremely indignant, thought we played
dirty pool, really unfair."
His most dismal recollection is of the
Michaelson murders, man and wife shot
and knifed, perhaps a drug-related mistaken
slaughter. The case is still unsolved. ,
A case that brought him personal satis-
faction was the slaying of a friend, Martha
McAllister, in the woods behind the police Coons
station. Ultimately David Hartlip was con-
victed of the killing and is still in prison.
Coons took over at McCammon's retirement last
May, and in July became the center of a storm many
Islanders still consider grossly unjust. An acquaintance
phoned when her husband was suspected of drunk driv-
ing, and Coons asked if there was anything the arrest-
ing officer could do. Coons was reprimanded, but some
citizens wanted blood and they got it. Coons resigned,


effective Nov. 1.
Major John Kintz will be acting chief
until the town's executive search turns up
a permanent chief, with Kintz in the run-
'.:- ning. Coons is looking into prospects in
Sthe private sector, including some offers in
security.
Coons stays in shape with tennis and
golf. At 5-11 and 170 pounds, he's not
Large for a policeman but his ex-boss says
he's "quick as a cat and one of the stron-
gest men I know." He was a walk-on quar-
terback at Murray (Ky.) State College.
He remains as fond as ever of his territory. "It's
been a wonderful place to bring up our kids (three sons,
one daughter), coming from a packed city to these open
islands.
"I love this whole island stretch, Anna Maria,
Longboat, Lido, all the way along," Coons said. "I
wouldn't want to be anywhere else."


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Mostly dogs, some cats,
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came with their owners to
St. Bernard Catholic
Church after mass for
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Baier. The church offers
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C


Scary thought
Halloween? No. Nothing at this point could be
scarier than the return of Mark Flanagan to Tallahas-
see to represent Manatee County.
Two daily newspapers took Flanagan, one-term
District 68 representative, to task this week for his tem-
perament problems. Terms like harsh, argumentative,
in-your-face blow-ups and confrontational embarrass-
ments aren't unusual in descriptions of Flanagan's term
in the legislature or his persona.
He brought confrontation to the foreground when
he came to a political forum hosted by this newspaper
last week. Flanagan wasn't 20 steps in the room, with
his election opponent just steps behind him, when he
made his hostility known to the editorial staff.
He attacked our endorsement in favor of his pri-
mary opponent calling our reasoning "silly." In contra-
diction, he denied talking or meeting with us and
claimed he'd never spoken with us on issues until
he was reminded of a similar forum two years ago.
He accused us of having no reason to term him an
"empty suit." Yet, we chose only one exemplary point
from many of Flanagan's foolery in our editorial.
And it was a good example of the lack of intellect
he exhibited two years ago. Since that election, the only
communication to The Islander Bystander from
Flanagan's legislative office has been committee ap-
pointment notices and a newsletter.
His accomplishments were few and his embarrass-
ments many according to watchful journalists and other
legislators.
Flanagan leads us to a simple choice, an endorse-
ment of his Democratice opponent, Bob Nolan. It is a
choice we make wholeheartedly as we agree with
Nolan's opposition of school vouchers, his approval of
the sugar tax and pro-choice stance on abortion.
Nolan has a thoughtful, mild-mannered demeanor.
He has a professional background as a psychological
counselor and an exemplary record of community ser-
vice, all leading us to expect at the very least, a more
cooperative legislator.
Flanagan embarrassed us and all those in atten-
dance at the political forum last week. His participation
in the forum after his ill-tempered outburst was hin-
dered by snide comments, out-of-order rebuttals, off-
point answers and poorly rehearsed remarks that appar-
ently emerge from the pen of others.
How sadly mistaken the Republican party must
feel for its investment of campaign-dollars in Flanagan
two years ago and more so the voters who mistak-
enly entrusted him with their votes.
Vote for Bob Nolan.


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Fire commission
Islanders have two good candidates from which to
choose on the Anna Maria Fire Control District. Glenn
Bliss is seeking re-election. Joe Galati is challenging him.
Galati has been a successful businessman whose
family concern, Galati's, is renown throughout the
country for excellence in boating. He would offer
sound business expertise to the commission.
But Bliss, with his wealth of knowledge on fire issues
in general and his intimate knowledge of the Anna Maria
Fire District after serving as either chief or commissioner
for 12 years, has the necessary experience in fire safety to
continue to serve Islanders and Cortezians well.
We recommend re-electing Glenn Bliss to the
Anna Maria Fire Control District.

No for 1, yes for the rest
Floridians will decide the fate of six amendments
to the Florida Constitution in next week's elections. We
favor five of the six.
Amendment 1 is the only "no" we've got. The pro-
posal, supported by the sugar industry, appears to be an
attempt to evade the industry's charge to clean up the
Everglades. The amendment would require a two-
thirds vote of the people to approve any new statewide
taxes, something in conflict with Amendments 4, 5 and
6. Supporters say it would ensure no state income tax
is passed, as if such a tax were not already specifically


forbidden by the Constitution. We recommend voting
NO on Amendment 1.
Amendment 2 seems to be a non-controversial
amendment that would allow the Constitution Revision
Commission to take up its duties a year earlier than in
the past while consolidating budget and tax matters into
the commission's duties. We recommend voting YES
on Amendment 2.
Amendment 3 is also appears non-controversial,
providing to simply increase the number of candidates
from three to six permitted by the governor to judicial
nominating committees. We recommend voting YES
on Amendment 3.
Amendment 4 is the first of three of the so-called
Sugar Amendments. This one would establish a penny-
a-pound tax on raw sugar produced in the Everglades
Agricultural Area, with the revenue generated ear-
marked for Everglades restoration. The sugar industry
has long taken its toll on the Everglades and voters
have to decide whether the industry should pay for it.
We recommend voting YES on Amendment 4.
Amendment 5 establishes the concept that indus-
tries or individuals polluting the Everglades Agricul-
tural District are responsible for the cleanup. We rec-
ommend voting YES on Amendment 5.
Amendment 6 establishes the Everglades Trust
Fund to collect and administer sugar tax revenues. We
also recommend voting YES on Amendment 6.


McChesney says thanks to all
It's been said that if you can count three good
friends at the end of your life, you are a fortunate per-
son and one that is richly blessed.
I hope I'm far from the end yet, but if the love and
appreciation showered on me last Friday night at a
"This Is Your Life Dottie McChesney" party is an in-
dication if the multitude of friends we've made here in
the past 10 years, then my "cup runneth over" with love
and gratitude.
Gratitude from the opportunities of personal
growth afforded me by a nourishing and supportive
community church, the Island Players, the Artist's
Guild of Anna Maria, the Anna Maria Island Histori-


cal Society, Save Anna Maria, Inc., and Anna Maria
City.
This has been one of the most rewarding and ful-
filling periods of my life because of your willingness
to let my husband, Roy, and me be a part of yours.
The Island is a special place, as we all know, and
wherever my path is life leads me, you will always be
a part of me, close to my heart.
I thank each and every one of my supporters, dear
friends and neighbors for the wonderful times we've
shared and for your generosity and outpouring of love.
A special thanks to Carolyne Norwood and her
committee for planning a night I will never forget.
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THOSE WERE THE IAYS
Part 8, A Soldier's Story
by June Alder


[ MEDITERRANEAN SEA- -

The Western Front as it was in the spring of 1918 when the Germans nearly
reached Paris.


CAREY'S CHICKENS


While greenhorn Yanks were still
dallying behind the lines south of Paris,
the German high command launched
what they intended to be a knockout
blow against the weary British forces in
the north.
At 4:40 the morning of March 21,
1918, German guns opened up, 6,000 of
them, along a 50-mile front. High explo-
sive and poison gas shells belched from
cannon and mortars steadily for six
hours. The crack of rifles, the rat-a-tat-
tat of machine guns, the roar of planes
dueling overhead the din was deafen-
ing.
A heavy fog got heavier by the mo-
ment with smoke and fumes. Through
the murk the storm troopers came on,
hideous in their goggled gas masks.
Tommies clambered out of their
trenches to grapple hand-to-hand with
these strange creatures. Bayonets
flashed, grenades exploded and flame-
throwers seared flesh. There were grunts
and cries of anguish as modem technol-
ogy did its duty. But mostly men died
without a word.
When night came the Germans had
dug in over most of the battle zone. Next
morning they rushed on into open coun-
tryside past Saint-Quentin. Their ad-
vance on March 23 accomplished what
Gen. Erich Ludendorff intended, driving
a wedge between the British and French
armies. On March 24 the Germans
crossed the Somme River and looked
toward Paris.
By March 25, 45,000 British and


German storm troops ready to attack
in the offensive of March 1918.


French soldiers had been taken pris-
oner. In the two-week battle the British
would suffer 165,500 casualties, the
French 77,000.
It was a catastrophe for the Allies.
But it did one good thing made the
Allied generals cease their squabbling
and pull together. On March 26 they
chose an able French soldier, Marshal
Ferdinand Foch, as commander-in-
chief.
Now "Black Jack" Pershing had
someone to deal with he respected. He
sent to Foch's aid the American First
and Second Divisions (including Ma-
rines who later became the heroes of
Belleau Wood) and the Sixth Engineers
- Anna Marian Clair Jones's regi-
ment.
Because the Americans lacked
combat experience, the French leaders
decided to keep them behind the lines
until needed as replacements. But when
the Germans grabbed the town of
Montdidier, only 32 miles from Paris,
and then headed for the beautiful
Somme River city of Amiens who
did they call?
Why, those hayseed Americans led
by an American, Gen. George G.S.
Carey.
The Yanks stopped the Germans
cold. They saved Paris and, as it turned
out, turned the tide toward victory.
So that is how Private First Class
Clair Jones of Anna Maria Key and his
buddies got to be among the first
American troops to see action in
France.
The song was no longer "The
Yanks are coming!" But "Lafayette, we
are here!"
Two months later British Fourth
Army Gen. Sir Henry Rawlinson re-
viewed the men of the American Sixth
Engineers at Amiens. Will Austin,
Clair Jones's fellow engineer, noted the
occasion briefly in his diary:
"June 7th. Our regiment assembled
for the first time since leaving Wash-
ington barracks. General Rawlirson
decorated the men and also the colonel
of the regiment. A citation was given
the regiment and a banner. It was for
action on the Somme when we fought
in the defensive under General Carey.
They called us 'Carey's Chickens."'

Next: 'The bombs
never stop falling'


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It's Fall Festival time at Anna Maria School
Anna Maria Elementary School will celebrate
the season with its annual Parade and Fall Festival
on Saturday, Nov. 2.
The festival will begin with a costume parade
featuring students from the school. Children must as-
semble at Holmes Beach City Hall, 5901 Marina "
Drive, prior to costume judging at 10:30 a.m. -
sharp.
Judges will choose a best girl's and best boy's .
costume from each class. The parade will depart city
hall at 11 a.m. and proceed to the school at 4700
Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.
After the parade, the Fall Festival officially be-
gins at approximately 11:30 a.m. The festivities end
at 3 p.m. A'

and games will be set up on the school's campus and
entertainment will be provided throughout the event.
A bake sale will be held in the school cafeteria.
Tickets for rides, games and food will be sold in 4
25-cent increments. Raffle tickets for a variety of
prizes donated by Island businesses will be sold for
a $1 donation.
The Beach Bistro, Beach House, Sandbar,
MarVista and the Sign of the Mermaid restaurants
are some of the local restaurants who will be on hand
to serve up their specialties. Activities will include
speed ball, a dunk tank, air boat rides, and horse
rides. Grim sleeper
The event is the Anna Maria Elementary School Jeff Gunn of 201 76th St. in Holmes Beach makes last minute adjustments to ensure maximum "fright
Parent/Teacher Organization's major fundraiser of potential" in his front yard Halloween cemetery. Gunn invites you to come by for a look. Islander Photo:
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Unusual Island art
Island artist Zoe Von Averkamp will unveil her new
works in mixed media at a champagne opening
reception on Friday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the
Artists Guild Gallery, 5414 Marina Drive, Island
Shopping Center, Holmes Beach. Von Averkamp
incorporates many natural findings from our Island
beaches into her primitive works of art. The exhibit
entitled "Totemic Mandalas and Other Images for
the Soul" will run through Dec. 6. Islander Photo:
Courtesy of the Artists Guild ofAnna Maria Island

Island Branch Library
hosts two November
exhibits
The Island Branch Library invites the public to
view two exhibits on display during the month of No-
vember.
"Brick Pavers" by Robert B. Jones of Holmes
Beach includes a collection of bricks acquired from as
far away as England and Switzerland. More than 800
other brick collectors in 38 states collect bricks that are
in some way identifiable by a mark, name or pattern.
According to Jones, the hobby sometimes seems like
archaeology with digs occurring at sites of old kilns.
Islanders Carl and Joan Abrahamson Voyles will
exhibit a collection of their "Watercolors."
A retired naval flight surgeon, Voyles now spends
his time seeing patients for the local Public Health
Department, when he is not traveling the globe with his


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Maude Emma Agard
Maude Emma Agard, 90, a long-time winter
resident of Anna Maria Island, died Oct. 19 in
Ithaca, N.Y.
Mrs. Agard was a gourmet cook and owned
the Taughannock Farms Inn in New York. She
was a life-long member of the Jacksonville Com-
munity Church and also a member of the Ithaca
County Club, the Taughannock Garden Club,
Roser Memorial Community Church and the Key
Royale Golf Club. She wintered on Anna Maria
for 45 years with her late husband Merritt.
She is survived by her son, Richard Agard of
Ithaca; a daughter, Carol Nunn of Holmes Beach;
six grandchildren, two of which are Island resi-
dents, Edward "Skip" Nunn and Dianne Tymeson,
both of Holmes Beach; 10 great-grandchildren;
and four great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held at Jacksonville Commu-
nity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bud
Dolch officiating. Burial was in Grove Cemetery,
Trumansburg.
Memorial contributions may be made in Maude
Emma's name to the Agard-Vann Community Lead-


wife, putting the finishing touches on his latest book or
completing another painting. His watercolors reflect
the extent of his travels paintings of France, Italy,
New England, Vietnam, the Bahamas and, of course,
Anna Maria Island.
Joan Abrahamson Voyles, after a 19-year career
teaching art in elementary and junior high school, and
after having worked in such media as ceramics, fiber
and acrylics, has for the past 15 years utilized water-
colors as her choice of expression.
Her work is also on display at the Artists Guild
Gallery in Holmes Beach and has been featured at the
Unity Gallery in Sarasota. She is chairperson of the
Manatee County Cultural Alliance and co-chair of
Destination Downtown in Bradenton.
The library is located at 5701 Marina Dr., Holmes
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Chester A. Browne
Chester A. Browne, 84, of Holmes Beach, died
Oct. 21 in PersonaCare of Bradenton.
Born in Worcester, Mass., Mr. Browne came to
Manatee County from Stuart in 1972. He was a
former plumber and retired from New York State
University of Albany in 1969. He was a member of
St. Bernard Catholic Church where he was an Eu-
charistic minister. He was a member of Knights of
Columbus.
He is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth
Dodt of Bradenton and Nancy Sherman of Ann
Arbor, Mich.; a brother, Eugene of Valatie, N.Y.;
a sister, Therese McDermid of Bradenton; five
grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial mass was said at St. Bernard
Catholic Church in Holmes Beach with the Rev.
Patrick Farrell officiating. Inurnment will be in St.
Agnes Cemetery, Menands, N.Y. Memorial contri-
butions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Soci-
ety, 719 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton, Fla. 34208.


The Island Poet
What happened to those grandparents of not so
long ago,
Who loved to babysit and were never on the go.
Oh, you know they love those kids, don't ever get
them wrong,
But somehow or other they are singing a very dif-
ferent song.
For grandmaw is off to Arthur Murray's to learn a
new dance,
And if you find grandpaw on the golf course it isn't
just by chance.
For those two have learned a lot, and they are
nobody's fools,
And they have learned to play the game by a dif-
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Romaine hugged her husband. "Glenn, it's our
dream house. Plenty of space and right on Bradenton
Beach 18 rooms, and look honey, you could set up
shop in this wing."
Glenn peered through a dusty window. The beach
view was spectacular. He never imagined he'd live
right on the Gulf of Mexico, but this house had it all
- and at the right price. After months of searching,
they'd finally come home.
Built in 1922, the weathered Curry mansion had
remained vacant for the last several years. Sea oats
and Australian pines reclaimed the previous owner's
garden and the empty house echoed only the cries of
seagulls. Glen and Romaine believed they'd found
the peace and quiet they longed for.
It'd be awhile before the housewarming party,
thought Romaine as she explored the third floor.
Eighteen rooms take a lot of cleaning. Romaine was
thrilled when she opened the bedroom closet and
found several turn-of-the-century dresses, each hand
tailored. Romaine loved antiques, and she was a bit
of a clotheshorse.
She held the lace bodice to her chest and admired
herself in the mirror. How could they have missed
these, she wondered. The vintage dresses were price-
less. Surely the former owners had left them behind
by mistake. When she called them about the dresses,
they said they didn't know what she was talking
about; they'd emptied all the closets.
"They aren't ours," said the previous owner. "By
the way, did we forget to tell you that your lovely old
house is also known as the Haunted House of
Bradenton Beach?"
Glen and Romaine became concerned. It was
true, many unexplainable things were happening.
Their furniture was rearranged overnight. Mail disap-
peared, later reappearing on the third floor.
Romaine's precious collectibles were broken and
neighbors had reported candlelight flickering through
the third floor windows. Romaine couldn't find any


Dead Zone brings
ghosts to life
Capt. Bill Miller, a Tampa native, has come
up with a book highlighting some strange goings
on in the area and calls it "Tampa Triangle Dead
Zone."
One of the stories is about "The Haunted
Curry Mansion of Bradenton Beach" and brings to
life Capt. Curry and Estralita, his wife to be.
For years, Bradenton Beach's most famous
dead couple haunted the house at the Gulf end of
11th Street North, near Gulf Drive Cafe and gave
owners fits with their antics.
Researched at the City of St. Petersburg Pub-
lic Library, the book is a compilation of familiar
and far-fetched stories including pieces such as
"Haslam's Book Store: Things that Go Bump in
the Night" and "Brain's of America's Senior Citi-
zens are being Vacuumed by Space Aliens!"
Some of the stories are a reach, but most of them
are entertaining. Here for you to sample is Capt.
Miller's tale about the Curry Mansion, also known
to Anna Marians as "Romaine's House of Horrors."

evidence of candle wax or any other lights for that
matter.
The Thomassons' dogs were afraid to enter the
house. Glenn tried to bribe the dogs with treats, but
they refused to cross the threshold. When Glenn carried
the dogs inside for the night they whined and howled
piteously. The next morning they begged to be let out
of the house, and refused to come back in.
Exhausted from sleepless nights and more than a
little scared, the couple decided to hold a stance.
Glenn, Romaine and a few close friends joined hands
around a table where a single candle flickered.
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Halloween conjures up notions of beasties, many
in the form of children dressed up as supernatural
adults or adults who transform themselves into children
and play out childish pranks.
The origin of All Hallows Eve (Oct. 31) dates back
more than 2,000 years and is a festival of Scottish-Irish
origin, according to the Encyclopedia Americana.
Elements of the customs surrounding Halloween can
be traced to a Druid ceremony in pre-Christian times.
The Celts had festivals for two major gods a sun
god and a god of the dead called Samhain, whose fes-
tival was held on Nov. 1, the beginning of the Celtic
New Year.
Christian ritual later adopted the festival of the
dead and in the 9th century a feast in honor of all saints
(All Hallows) was set for Nov. 1.
In Europe, during medieval times, elves, fairies and
witches were believed to fly on All Hallows Eve and bon-
fires were lit to ward off the spirits. Some of these beliefs


Halloween can be a scary time due to accidents,
fire, falls, cuts and bruises. Here are some tips in an
effort to avoid the tricks the night might offer.
Children should wear light-colored costumes to
be more visible to nighttime drivers. Patches or
strips of reflective material on costumes or trick-or-
treat bags make children easier to see.
Loose-fitting masks can obstruct vision. Face
paints or cosmetics are better options. If a mask is
worn, make sure it fits securely. Cut the eye holes
larger for better vision. Hold a dress rehearsal to
ensure your child can move and see freely.
Wigs should be flame resistant and hats must fit
snugly so they don't fall over children's eyes.
Shoes often are overlooked as accident causers.
Ill-fitting heels from mom's closet or dad's work
boots can be dangerous.
Toy weapons such as swords should be cardboard
so children don't injure themselves if they fall.


persisted in Ireland and Scotland until recent times.
Halloween was also a time for games and rituals
involving methods of foretelling the future. Through
such omens as apple parings thrown over the shoulder
or nuts burned in the fire, young people tried to deter-
mine their marital prospects.
Halloween traditions were taken by the Scots and
Irish to America, where the pumpkin replaced the tur-
nip for carved jack-o'-lanterns.
In the late 19th century the Irish belief that the
"little people" played pranks on Halloween led boys
and young men to carry out practical jokes on that
night for example, putting a buggy on a roof or over-
turning small buildings.
In the 20th century less destructive practices be-
came customary. Of course that depends on who you
talk to and if you have to clean up the toilet paper on
your lawn on All Hallows.
Trick or Treat.


Flashlights are a good idea for trick-or-treaters.
Young children should be accompanied by a parent.
Children should visit homes near their own.
Familiar territory is important. Homes with porch
lights are a must. Children should be warned never
to go into a house.
Discourage cutting across yards. Lawn orna-
ments, sprinkler heads and clotheslines are invisible
in the dark. Children should walk on sidewalks.
Remind children about looking both ways before
crossing a road, stopping at comers, using crosswalks
and never darting out from between parked cars.
The optimum scenario would be for children to
bring their bounty home for inspection. Fruit should
be washed and cut into small pieces to make sure
nothing has been placed inside. Treats with torn or
loose wrappings should be thrown away.
It's tough to be a kid these days, but better to
be safe than sorry.


Halloween predates


Christianity


ROMAINE, FROM PAGE 10


"Join us spirit, tell us what troubles your soul," said
Glenn loudly.
"I am Estralita, this is my home," said a young,
female voice.
A beautiful young woman floated near the stairs.
She wore a navy-blue floor-length traveling suit and
carried a bouquet of flowers.
"How did you come to be here?" Glenn asked the
spirit.
"Many springtimes ago, I boarded a sailing ship in
Boston. I was coming to Bradenton to marry my
fiance. Our ship was hit by a fierce spring storm. Ev-
eryone aboard the ship drowned."
"Why do you break things?" asked Glenn.
"Leave my house alone. This is my house," said
Estralita.
"We only wish to share the house with you. We
will not bother you," promised Romaine.
Estralita seemed to fade away, and the stance ended.
Glenn contacted a family whose ancestors were
early settlers on Bradenton Beach. They confirmed the
story of the young woman who had appeared on the
stairs. She had sailed from Boston to marry one of the
men in their family, but her ship had sunk.
They did not know her name but remembered
something about a nickname, "little star." Estralita is
a Spanish diminutive meaning "Little Star." The young
woman was last seen boarding the sailing ship in her
traveling suit, carrying a bouquet of flowers.
Glenn and Romaine decided to postpone their re-
modeling and leave the third floor rooms untouched.
Eventually, the random vandalism stopped, but
Romaine's collectibles occasionally were rearranged,
as if Estralita was reminding the Thomassons whose
house it really was.
Glenn soon realized a second spirit haunted their
beach house. The sun had just set when Glenn smelled
smoke. The smell of smoke in an old, wooden house
would make anyone-nervous. But it wasn't the acrid


smell of smoldering wiring or pine wood. The distinc-
tive aroma of an expensive Cuban cigar was coming
from the third floor. As Glenn started up the stairs, he
could hear the sound of a door closing and muffled
footsteps.
Glenn gasped as he pushed open the bedroom
door. Standing at the window was the spectral image
of an old sea captain, smoking a cigar. His heavy wool
coat had four gold stripes around the cuffs. The appa-
rition adjusted his officer's cap and stared coldly at
Glenn, appraising him like a new recruit.
"Captain Curry," said the ghost, "Pleased to make
your acquaintance."
Glenn discovered that the Curry family had a de-
ceased relative who had been a captain aboard the
same ship that Estralita had sailed upon. Little else is
known about this mysterious seaman. At least the man
had good taste in cigars, thought Glenn.
Over the years, Glenn and Romaine became ac-
customed to the peculiarities of the Captain and
Estralita. They didn't mind Estralita's lingering or-
ange blossom perfume and the swish of her lace hems
across the wood floors. It just wouldn't be home with-
out Capt. Curry, cigar in hand, pacing back and forth
as though he was still aboard the bridge of his ship.
I last visited the Haunted House of Bradenton
Beach in the summer of 1996. Glenn has passed away
and no one is quite sure what became of Romaine. Not
much remains of the original house. It appears that
someone tried to restore the home and then abandoned
the project in the middle of the restoration.
The stairs leading from the ground to the first floor
have been removed. Some of the windows are boarded
up with scrap wood. Other windows are wide open to
the weather. High tides from Gulf storms have washed
up under the house.
The house appears abandoned, and yet the ques-
tion remains, what has happened to Capt. Curry and
Estralita? Do neighbors still see candles flickering on
the third floor? Have the spirits of the young bride-to-
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General election Tuesday, Nov. 5


By Paul Roat
Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to elect a presi-
dent, congressman, a Florida House of Representatives
member and decide the fate of several Florida Consti-
tution amendments.
Below are profiles of races of particular concern to
Island residents.


U.S. CONGRESS,

DISTRICT 13
District 13 includes most of Manatee and Sarasota
counties.


Sandford 'Sandy' Gordon
Democrat Gordon, 72, is a semi-retired economist
who is seeking to unseat the area's incumbent in Congress.
"Republicans outnumber Democrats in this area, so
I know I face an uphill battle," he said. "But I'm so
convinced that Dan Miller has failed too represent his
constituency particularly the elderly, the middle
class and students that I believe I will be the one
elected to Congress for my stands on the major issues."
Gordon pointed to Miller's support for cutting
$270 billion from Medicare during the next seven years
to primarily pay for proposed tax cuts for the wealthy
as part of his campaign platform.
"Supporting huge cutbacks in Medicare funding
was a hard slap to the face of our elderly constituents,"
Gordon said.
He calls education "not a cost, but rather an invest-
ment in people that pays big dividends for the future in
crime prevention, reducing unwanted pregnancies,
helping prepare the disadvantaged to join the main-
stream of the economy and providing skills for work-
ers to deal with changing technology."
Gordon has a doctorate in economics from New
York University and has been an adjunct professor of
economics at University of South Florida since 1987.
He has had 17 books published and has created 46 tele-
vision shows on economics. Gordon also has served as
a consultant to banks and the New York State Educa-
tion Department.
He served in World War II as an aerial photographer
and gunner. Gordon is married and has two children.


Dan Miller
Republican Miller, 54, is seeking election to a third


term in Congress.
Miller says his number one goal in the next session
of Congress would be "continuing getting fiscal re-
sponsibility in the federal Government.
"My focus is on the fiscal," he says. "As a mem-
ber of the House Appropriation and Budget Commit-
tee, I'm working in that direction. My long-term goal
in Congress is bringing the budget deficit down to noth-
ing."
Miller says he's a strong supporter of term limits
for members of Congress. He pledges not to serve more
than five two-year terms in the House of Representa-
tives.
Miller said he plans to vote for Constitutional
Amendments 4, 5 and 6 to establish the Everglades
sugar tax. "It's a reluctant yes," he says, "but I'm frus-
trated with the process, and the lack of progress."
On what he sees as the most important things the
federal government can do for the people, Miller says,
"It's hard to generalize beyond defense and securing
the borders, but we have the responsibility to support
Medicare and Social Security."
The federal government has major responsibilities
for the environment, Miller says. "Of course, we have
to separate local and state issues from federal ones," he
said. "For example, the Gulf of Mexico is a federal
responsibility, because it obviously borders several
states and Mexico. But local issues, such as 40 acres of
wetlands, are something else. I don't know why the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is involved in things
like that."
Miller is a former Bradenton businessman who
holds a doctoral degree in business from Louisiana
State University. He is married and has two children.


FLORIDA HOUSE OF

REPRESENTATIVES,

DISTRICT 68
District 68 includes northwest Bradenton and Anna
Maria Island.

Mark Flanagan
Republican Flanagan, 33, was elected to the House
of Representatives two years ago and is seeking his
second term in office.
"I believe that nothing is more important to
Florida's future or to Manatee County than protecting


Florida's families," Flanagan said. "Strong families are
our number one tool in fighting almost every social ill
Florida faces."
He has stressed education in his re-election cam-
paign. "I believe that we can do a better job in our
schools," Flanagan said.
A Roman Catholic,
he has a pro-life stance. "I
do not support tax dollars
being used for abortions and
I do not support abortion as
a method of birth control. I
also believe that citizens,
S ...including children, have a
right to pray. I believe this
Flanagan right is broad enough to en-
able a child to pray volun-
tarily, even while at school.
"I do not apologize for standing up and saying no
to more taxes, no to more regulation and no to more
social programs that benefit bureaucrats more than
Florida's people," Flanagan said.
Flanagan serves on Criminal Justice, Finance &
Taxation, Higher Education and Transportation com-
mittees in the house.
A graduate of Manatee High School, Flanagan at-
tended the University of Florida and earned a B.A.
from the University of San Francisco. He is a financial
consultant.
Flanagan is married and has three children.


Bob Nolan
Democrat Nolan, 34, is seeking his first political of-
fice as a candidate for the District 68 seat.
Nolan said education, se-
nior services and crime were
keys in his campaign.
He is an advocate of
fully funding education in ,
Florida and does not en-
dorse substituting lottery
funds for shortfall in general
education funds.
Nolan favors making
nursing homes follow high Nolan
standards of operation and
has said he "will stand up for seniors when the legis-
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VAMPIRE'S DELIGHT

BY NANCY NICHOLSON JOLINE / EDITED BY WILL SHORT


ACROSS
I One of the Brady
Bunch
7 "- Darlin'"
(Neal Hefti
song)
10 Some W.W. I1
service
personnel
14 Public relations
effort
18 Consecrate
19 River or
reservoir in
Hesse
21 Saudi Arabia
neighbor
22 Corn--
23 Showed no
emotion
25 "Dracula" miss
26 Epithet for
Adenauer
27 Daughter of
Teddy Roosevelt
28 Natterjacks
29 Like chicken
fingers
31 Hanukkah item
33 Singer Garrett
35 Where the
Clintons met
36 -- decoeur
37 Sculpture
material
38 Pakistani river
40 Sister of Helios
42 Fortress
parapets


\____J^7


47 Related through
the mother
50 90-Down's land
51 Crocus and
gladiolus
52 Whit
54 Broadway belter
57 Wrongs
58 Valse, e.g.
59 Southern capital
61 "The Hundred
Secret Senses"
author
62 Movie theater
63 Pro-
65 Riot
67 Mexican
President,
1946-52
69 Allowance
72 PainterChilde

74 Some
undercover
operations
76 Make
77 list ender
79 Verdi's"- tu"
80 Leave
82 Tallinn natives
84 Disturb
85 Word with
buddy or binary
86 Kind of prize
87 Spa feature
88 Con game
91 Daughter of
Juan Carlos
94 Prince Philip's
surname
96 Sense of taste
99 Hat designer
lilly
101 Water channel.
Abbr.


102 Partook of
103 Like outer space
106 Stage telephone,
e.g.
107 Coppice
112 Attempt
115 North of
Virginia
117 Task
118 Rick Blaine's
love
119 ATurner
120 1992 Michael
Keaton film
122 Barbary beasts
123 One of
Chekhov's
"Three Sisters"
124 Like Rioja wine
125 Execrate
126 Beverage from
unevache
127 Vegas night
sight
128 Boxer's title:
Abbr.
129 Deals with
DOWN
I Word heard in
fine stores
2 Old-womanish
3 "l.e Penseur"
sculptor
4 Mexican holiday
de Mayo
5 Lulls
6 Up
7 Big star at
night
8 Don Quixotes
9 Rembrandt's
birthplace
10 Aussie
marsupial


11 "Jaws" setting
12 Former capital
of Crete
13 Tangles
14 Bicker
15 Keepsupthe
beat?
16 "ER" extras
17 More strapped
20 Live
24 Demosthenes,
e.g.
30 Charge
32 Pointof no
return?
34 Amusing
39 Polynesian
tongue
41 Fencers
movements
42 Castro
predecessor
43 Bar events
44 Old World
finches
45 MS. letters
46 Pitches
48 X rating?
49 Messes up
53 Forward pass, in
football
55 Some ice cream
orders
56 Acoustic
58 Airheads
59 Secured, with
"down"
60 Let go tactfully
62 Critic Vincent
64 Lender's letters
66 Iwo Jima flag
raiser


68 Toxic
atmosphere
70 Made a voke
71 Part ofa "Slar
Wars" name
73 Where to see
"The LIast
Supper"
75 Venue
78 Spacecraft
part


81 Cartoonist's
transparency
83 Here or there
81 African capital
87 More rigid
88 Dimensional
89 Tree with while
flower clusters
90 Comrade
Kosygin
92 Pile


93 Tumblers, e g
95 Utmost
97 Wilson [)am org
98 "For Your Eyes
Only" singer.
1981
100 Fictionial
mastermind
104 Fence feature
105 Alben,/'s"--
in D"


108 Amusement
park attraction
109 Park land?
110 Artist Max
III Dips one's toe in
113 90
114 Wayne film
"Back to -
116 A party to
121 Summei hours
in I) C


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ELECTION, CONTINUED FROM PAGE 12

lature attacks their programs."
As to crime, Nolan said he favors community-
based policing and "will keep criminals behind bars
and lock up habitual offenders and those who peddle
drugs to minors."
A Bayshore High School graduate, Nolan has a
B.S. degree in psychology from the University of
Florida and a M.S. degree from the University of South
Florida. He is a private-practice psychotherapist and is
the drug abuse prevention coordinator at Manatee
Community College.
Nolan is married and has three children, the young-
est of whom was born midway through the campaign.

CIRCUIT JUDGE, 12TH
COURT CIRCUIT
Voters will choose from two candidates for this
newly created judicial position. The election is non-
partisan, allowing Republicans, Democrats and Inde-
pendent voters to cast ballots.

Deborah Ford-Kaus
Ford-Kaus, 43, is a partner in the law firm of Griffin
Ford-Kaus. She practices primarily in the area of family
law and has been a lawyer since 1978, when she was ad-
mitted to the New York State Bar. In 1986, she became a
prosecutor in Sarasota County. She has trial experience in
criminal law, commercial litigation and family law.
Ford-Kaus has been active in the Florida Associa-
tion for Women Lawyers and has served the group as
president. She has volunteered her time for the Free
Legal Clinic, sponsored by the Sarasota County Bar
Association. She has worked with the Women's Legal
Fund and is a member of the Sarasota Civic League and
Tiger Bay Club.
"I love our system of government," Ford-Kaus
said, "and the judiciary is its cornerstone. Without un-
biased, committed, and knowledgeable judges, our
government would shatter. Judges affect more people
directly than any other public official. Everyone who
comes to court should leave the experience knowing
that the judge has been totally focused on their case and
made the best possible decision."


How important is

one vote?
The following is from the Florida Voters
Guide and offers a historical overview of the im-
portance of casting your vote.
In 1645, one vote gave Oliver Cromwell con-
trol of England.
In 1649, one vote caused Charles I of England
to be executed.
In 1776, one vote gave America the English
language instead of German.
In 1845, one vote brought Texas into the
Union.
In 1868, one vote saved President Andrew
Johnson from impeachment.
In 1875, one vote changed France from a
monarchy to a republic.
In 1876, one vote gave Rutherford B. Hayes
the presidency of the United States.
In 1923, one vote gave Adolph Hitler leader-
ship of the Nazi Party.
In 1941, one vote saved Selective Service -
just weeks before Pearl Harbor was attacked.


Ford-Kaus received a B.S. degree from Boston
College and her juris doctor from Suffolk University
Law School in Boston in 1977. She was a broadcast
journalist in Texas and Florida before becoming a
member of the Florida Bar in 1986. She is married and
has one daughter.

Stanley Swartz
Swartz, 51, is a partner in Swartz and Carter, At-
torneys. He is a practicing family law attorney who is
certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a family law
mediator. "Mediation provides an opportunity for is-
sues to be brought to resolution without the trauma and
expense of a trial," Swartz said. "This is yet another
solution to the challenges faced by our present judicial
system."
Swartz followed a family tradition and became a
fourth-generation baker after graduation from college
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bakery grew from one small shop to eight stores in the
area. He also co-founded and operated the De Soto
Memorial Speedway in 1973. An increasing interest in
law caused him to enroll in Mercer University School
of Law in 1983 at age 48.
"'Justice delayed is justice denied' is more than a
cliche," Swartz said. "It is but one of the problems
plaguing our judicial system. Cases must be heard
sooner and the parties need to feel assured that the
judge listened attentively and that they were treated
fairly under the law."
He is a member of the corporate board and execu-
tive committee of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Mana-
tee County and a member of the Kiwanis and the
Sarasota Tiger Bay Club. He is president-elect of the
Manatee County Bar Association and chair of the Fam-
ily Law Section. In 1995, the Judicial Nominating
Committee of the 12th Circuit selected Swartz as one
of three lawyers whose names were submitted to the
governor for appointment to the bench.

ANNA MARIA FIRE
DISTRICT, SEAT 5
The fire district includes Anna Maria Island and
the Cortez community. District commissioners oversee
funding and set policy for firefighters in the area.

Glenn Bliss
Incumbent Bliss, 46, is seeking his second four-
year term on the fire commission.
Bliss said he believed he has made the fire com-
mission more accountable with funding in the past four
years. He opposed the more than 20 percent increase in
firefighter salaries several years ago because "I am very
cautious and sensitive to taxpayer's money."
Bliss said the Florida Legislature-enacted property
tax cap on the fire district should not be increased with-
out an affirmative vote of the people within the district.
"I do not favor an increase in taxes without going to a
referendum," he said.
As to the question of the fire district taking over the
ambulance service to the Island and Cortez, Bliss said he
would await the results of an on-going study on the mer-
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The 1996 Manatee County Tax Roll will be open for collection on November 1, 1996. The tax bills
will be mailed on October 31, 1996. Taxes to be collected are Real Estate, Special Assessments
and Tangible Personal Property. All taxes, City and County, assessed on the County Tax Rolls
are entitled to discount for early payment at the following rates:
N ovem be r ....................................................... ............................................ 4%
D ecem ber ........................................................... ................................. 3%
January ............................................................ ................... . ................ 2%
F e b rua ry ............................................................................................................ 1%
Payable without discount in March.
On April 1st, unpaid taxes become delinquent, and subject
to 3% interest and advertising.
Payments received after March 31st must be in the form of certified funds.
Taxes may be paid at any of the following locations,
Monday through Friday, during the office hours of 8:30 am to 5:00 pm:
1. Desoto Branch Office, 819 U.S. 301 Blvd. W., Bradenton
2. Palmetto Branch Office, 1331 10th St. E., (Hwy 301 E.), Palmetto
3. Holmes Beach Branch Office, 3340 East Bay Dr., Holmes Beach
4. BY MAIL: P.O. Box 25300, Bradenton, FL 34206-5300
(The Downtown office at 415 10th St. W., Bradenton is temporarily closed until Feb., 1997)
TAXES MAY NO LONGER BE PAID AT AREA BANKS
A RECEIPT WILL NOT
BE RETURNED TO YOU UNLESS:
1. You send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment.
2. Pay at one of our offices.
1997 INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS
Fnal Estate Taxes for 1997 may be paid in four installments if an application is filed with the
T 3llector before May 1st. You must request an application form.
It you are presently paying by the Installment Method, your account will be automatically
renewed for 1997, UNLESS you advise the Tax Collector to remove your name.
THIS APPLICATION DOES NOT APPLY TO THE 1996 TAXES.
KEN BURTON, JR.
Tax Collector, Manatee County
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ELECTION, FROM PAGE 13


its and drawbacks of such an inclusion. "If we can hon-
estly provide better service at the same tax level, fine, but
if the level of service increases with an increase in money,
I think it has to go to the people to decide."
Bliss served as fire chief for the district eight years.
He is currently the Sarasota City Fire and Building
Plans Examiner. Bliss is married and has four children.

Joseph Galati
Galati, 36, is seeking his first elected position on
the Anna Maria Fire Control District.
President of Galati Marine, his family has been in the
boat business for 26 years. He has been involved with the
company since graduation from high school in 1978.
"I want to give something back to the community,"
Galati said. "My children are here in the community,
my family and brothers are here, and I want to give a
little back."
Galati said he had no fire background, but believed his
business experience would well serve the people of the
district. "I will take a common sense approach to the dis-
trict and ask questions the community might ask."
Galati said he believed things within the commis-
sion are running smoothly and he was "pleased with the
job they are doing."
Galati is married and has two children.

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The fate of Florida's Everglades could hang in
the balance Nov. 5 when voters decide which of six
proposed state constitutional amendments to ap-
prove or vote down. At least, that's what conserva-
tionists say.
Sugar growers don't agree.
Four of the six proposed amendments affect,
either directly or indirectly, proposed funding for
restoration of the Everglades. Three would make it
possible, but one might forbid that same proposed
one-cent-a-pound tax on sugar grown in the Ever-
glades Agricultural Area.
Amendment 1 would require a two-thirds vote
of Florida citizens to approve any new statewide
taxes. Its supporters say the measure is designed to
fend off a possible state income tax, although that's
presently forbidden by the Florida Constitution.
Heavily backed by the sugar cane industry,
Amendment 1 is really a smoke screen, according
to conservationists. They argue that passage of that
amendment could void the passage of Amendments
4, 5 and 6.
That matter would have to be settled in court,
thus taking away the voter's voice, opponents
claim.
Amendment 2 would broaden the powers of the
Constitution Revision Commission, allowing it to
review tax and budget matters now handled by the
separate Taxation and Budget Reform Commission.


In addition, if passed, Amendment 2 would also
allow the Constitution Revision Commission to
begin its work a year earlier than in past cycles.
Amendment 3 increases the number of candi-
dates, from three to six, allowed to be recom-
mended for appointment to judgeships by the judi-
cial nominating commissions around the state. The
appointments for county, circuit and appellate
judgeships are made by the governor.
Amendments 4, 5 and 6 were introduced and
brought to the ballot by the Save Our Everglades
committee. Additional backers include the Florida
Audubon Society, the Florida Conservation Asso-
ciation and the Florida Wildlife Federation. All
three amendments are opposed by the state's sugar
cane growers.
Amendment 4 establishes a penny-a-pound tax
on sugar produced in the Everglades Agricultural
Area. The money would be paid by the producer
and included in the price of the sugar, regardless of
where it ends up being sold. The revenue would be
dedicated to restoration of the Everglades.
Amendment 5 establishes the principle that
industries or individuals polluting the Everglades
Agricultural District are financially responsible for
the restoration of the area.
Amendment 6 creates the Everglades Trust
Fund. It would collect and administer revenues
from the penny-per-pound sugar tax, plus any ad-
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ELECTION, FROM PAGE 14


Group 1
Betty Glassburn, Duette.
Thomasina Guerin, Ellenton.

Group 3
Anne Beck, Holmes Beach.
J. Lynn Harrison, Arcadia.

Group 5
Rebecca Haddix, Holmes Beach.
John O'Connor, Duette.

CONSTITUTIONAL
AMENDMENTS

No. 1: Should two-thirds vote be
required for new constitutionally
imposed state taxes-fees?
Prohibits imposition of new state taxes or fees on
or after Nov. 8, 1994, by constitutional amendment
unless approved by two-thirds of the voters voting in
the election. Defines "new state taxes or fees" as rev-
enue subject to appropriation by state legislature, which
tax or fee is not in effect on Nov. 7, 1994. Applies to
proposed state tax and fee amendments on Nov. 8,
1994, ballot and those on later ballots.
Yes for approval
No for rejection

No. 2: Constitution revision
commission: convening: duties
with respect to taxation and
state budgetary matters.
Proposing an amendment to the constitution to
change from 1998 to 1997 the convening of the next
Constitution Revision Commission, in conformity with
the schedule previously established by the Florida Su-
preme Court. Removing the restriction upon the
commission's authority to examine matters relating to
taxation or the state budgetary process that are other-


wise to be reviewed by the Taxation and Budgetary
Reform Commission every 10 years.
Yes for approval
No for rejection

No. 3: Judiciary
Proposing amendments to the state constitution to
allow judicial nominating commissions to recommend
from three up to six persons to fill a court vacancy; and
to restructure the Judicial Qualifications Commission
and permit additional sanctions for judicial misconduct.
Yes for approval
No for rejection

Nov. 4: Fee on Everglades sugar
production
Provides that the South Florida Water Management
District shall levy an Everglades Sugar Fee of 10 per
pound on raw sugar grown in the Everglades Agricultural
Area to raise funds to be used, consistent with statutory
law, for purposes of conservation and protection of natu-
ral resources and abatement of water pollution in the Ev-
erglades. The fee is imposed for 25 years.
Yes for approval
No for rejection


Enjoy a Holiday cruise -
Island style
Looking for a good way to welcome the Christ-
mas holiday season? Members and guests of the
Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce will
cruise on the Seafood Shack Showboat on Monday,
Dec. 2.
The evening will include a buffet dinner, com-
plimentary beverages and a cash bar, and dancing for
$25 per person. Chamber volunteers will be honored
and new officers will be installed.
Call the Chamber early at 778-1541 for reserva-
tions as ticket sales are limited.


No. 5: Responsibility for paying
costs of water pollution
abatement in the Everglades
The Constitution currently provides the author-
ity for the abatement of water pollution. This pro-
posal adds a provision to provide that those in the
Everglades Agricultural Area who cause water pol-
lution within the Everglades Protection Area or the
Everglades Agricultural Area shall be primarily re-
sponsible for paying the costs of the abatement of
that pollution.
Yes for approval
No for rejection

No. 6: Everglades Trust Fund
Establishes an Everglades Trust Fund to be ad-
ministered by the South Florida Water Management
District for purposes of conservation and protection
of natural resources and abatement of water pollu-
tion in the Everglades. The Everglades Trust Fund
may be funded through any source, including gifts
and state or federal funds.
Yes for approval
No for rejection


Staying 'A Step Ahead'
Having trouble keeping up with today's stock
and bond market? Then you may want to attend a
free seminar sponsored by Dean Witter Reynolds
Inc. and the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Com-
merce.
Speaker Michael D. Brusso, marketing special-
ist, will discuss mutual funds as an easy, uncompli-
cated investment. The seminar will be held Tuesday,
Nov. 12, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Back Bay Steakhouse,
5325 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
There is no charge for attending the seminar, but
space is limited. Call 778-1541 to make a reserva-
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Family festival at Island
Baptist Church
The Island Baptist Church Youth Ministries invites
the community to enjoy its Fall Family Festival on
Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church, 8605
Gulf Drive, Anna Maria City.
The free festival will include fun, food, entertain-
ment, games and prizes.
For additional information, call the church at 778-
0719.
Yard sale at Roser church
The Roser Church Mission Committee will hold a
yard sale at the church on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m.
to 1 p.m.


Furniture, small appliances, old records, utensils, pots
and pans, toys, glassware and more will be for sale.
Roser Memorial Community Church is located at
512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria City.

Woman's Club of Anna
Maria Island to meet
Judy Martin, General Federation of Womens Clubs
board member, will present a program entitled "We've
Only Just Begun" to the members of the Woman's Club
of Anna Maria Island, Inc., at their meeting to be held
Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 1 p.m. at the Anna Maria Island
Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria.
In addition, members are asked to bring their com-
pleted craft items to be sold during Heritage Days,


Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9 and 10, at the Island
Community Center.
Membership inquiries are welcome and should
be directed to Margaret Art, second vice president,
at 778-3624.
Guests are welcome to attend the Nov. 6 meeting.


Enjoy flapjacks at St.
Bernard Catholic Church
St. Bernard Catholic Church will hold a pancake
breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 3, from 8 to 11:30 a.m.
The menu will include pancakes, sausage, orange
juice and coffee. A homemade bake sale will also be held.
Tickets cost $2.50 for adults and $1 for children.


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New art exhibit at Tingley Memorial Library
Artist and new Bradenton Beach resident Phyllis Morton-Workman will be
exhibiting her artwork in the latest exhibit at Tingley Memorial Library, 111
Second St. N., Bradenton Beach. Mrs. Morton-Workman's nature scenes, shore-
birds and manatees are all part of the work on display under the title "Nature
Coast Scenes." She is currently scouting Anna Maria Island for inspiration for
her next series of acrylic paintings after moving here from Homosassa. The art
will be on display through December. Call 779-1208for hours. Islander Photo:


Courtesy Tingley Memorial Library.


'Operation
Christmas' needs
shoebox help
The Woman's Club of Anna Maria
Island is taking part in a new program
called "Operation Christmas Child,"
sponsored by Samaritan's Purse, a non-
profit Christian relief/mission program
headed by Franklin Graham, son of the
Rev. Billy Graham.
The program gives individuals an op-
portunity to send gifts packed in shoe
boxes along with message of compassion
to children in crisis areas of the world.
The community is invited to share in
this project by bringing gifts to the Anna
Maria Island Community Center for boys
and girls of all ages up to age 14.
Afterchoosing a child by the age
and sex, the following items are sug-
gested:
Toys: stuffed animals, dolls, balls,
cars, jump ropes, jacks, etc. (No toy
guns, knives or any war-related items.)
School supplies: pens, pencils and
sharpener, crayons, coloring books,
writing pads or paper.
Hygiene items: toothbrush, tooth-
paste, soap, comb and brush.
Other: T-shirts, socks, Bible story
books, sealed hard candy or gun. (No
other food items.)
The program encourages you to
write a note to the child and enclose a
photo of yourself or family. This is not
required. You may include your name
and address many children have writ-
ten thank you notes.
If possible, a $5 check made out to
Operation Christmas Child to pay for
the mailing of a shoe box.
Items should be dropped off at the
Anna Maria Island Community Center
by Wednesday, Nov. 13 by 4 p.m.
For more information, contact June
Ardovino, international affairs chair-
man, at 778-5865 or Maggie Wilkinson,
president, at 778-1670.

'Essence of Time'
opens Friday
"Essence of Time," a new retail
store and gallery featuring unusual
hand-crafted art and crafts by local arti-
sans, will host a grand opening and re-
ception at the gallery, 5306 Holmes
Blvd., Holmes Beach, on Friday, Nov.
1, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Refreshments and finger foods will
be served. The public is invited.


Island Lutheran
church resumes
two Sunday
services
A return to two Sunday services ef-
fective immediately has been an-
nounced by Gloria Dei Lutheran
Church, Palm and Marina Drives,
Holmes Beach.
The services, both Holy Commun-
ion, are at 8 and 10:30 a.m.
Gloria Dei Lutheran is part of the
Florida-Bahamas Synod of the Evan-
gelical Lutheran Church of America.
Call the church office at 778-1813
for additional information.


Children's 'hands-
on' paint program
at Island Library
The Island Branch Library will cel-
ebrate National Children's Book Week
with "Paint-A-Story" on Wednesday,
Nov. 6, starting at 4 p.m. on the grounds
of the library.
Under the direction of local artist
Bren Jackson, the program is open to
youngsters in the second grade and up.
Adults are also encouraged to partici-
pate. Jackson will provide paints,
brushes and backdrops for the artwork
and the finished scenes will remain on
display throughout November.
Participants should wear old cloth-
ing and no registration or fee is required.
The library is located at 5701 Ma-
rina Drive, Holmes Beach. Call 778-
6341 for more information.

Off Stage Ladies to
meet Friday
Make reservations by Friday, Nov.
1, to join the Off Stage Ladies of the Is-
land Players at their meeting to be held
on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the
Bradenton Yacht Club, 4307 Snead Is-
land Rd., Palmetto.
Social hour will begin at 11:30 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m.
Edward Regan, a staff member of
the Sarasota Opera Company Associa-
tion, will present excerpts from this
year's opera season.
Reservations may be made by call-
ing Betty Simches at 778-2192. Guests
are invited to attend. Membership in-
quiries may be directed to Marilyn
Moroni, president, at 778-0030.


Reservations
needed for
Episcopal meeting
Make reservations by Sunday, Nov.
3, for the Episcopal Church Women of
the Church of the Annunciation meeting
to be held Thursday, Nov. 7, at 10:15
a.m. in Lowe Hall.
Members are asked to bring un-
wrapped gifts for children of migrant
workers. Also, final plans will be made for
the Holly Berry Bazaar to be held Nov. 23.
Reservations may be made by calling
the church office at 778-1638 or signing
up at 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.
Island children
to perform
Musicrama (formerly Pianorama),
sponsored by the Manatee County Mu-
sic Teachers Association will be held
Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m., at First
Church of the Nazarene, 1616 59th St.
W., Bradenton.
Island children Alexandra Murphy,
Ashley Chiles, and Heather Taylor will
be among the approximately 175 teach-
ers and students who will perform.


Art demos at Island
Gallery West
Island Gallery West, an artist coop-
erative, will present two art demonstra-
tions on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m.
Artist Lee Mears will demonstrate
pastel painting and artist Judy Carr will
demonstrate watercolor painting. Both
artists will be delighted to answer ques-
tions.
The gallery is located at 5348-E
Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information
is available by calling 778-6648.

Master bird carver
speaks to guild
Artist Shirley O'Day, a master carver
of shore birds, owls, mallards and more,
will be the guest speaker at the Artists
Guild's Monthly Social to be held Mon-
day, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. in Lowe Hall of the
Episcopal Church of the Annunciation,
4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.
Refreshments will be served at 6:30
p.m. and the public is invited to attend.
For more information, call 778-
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MEU Starting over with 'Later Life'


Chicken salad, politics
Used to be, I'm told, folks sat around the cracker
barrel at the general store and told tales, traded farm-
ing techniques, and generally whittled the day away.
No one stands still long enough to whittle at
Jessie's Island Store, Holmes Beach, but they had a
tale of their own to tell recently. Thanks to a recom-
mendation from restaurant owner Ed Chiles (son of
% Florida Governor Lawton) for their chicken salad,
Jessie's got sandwich orders daily from Vice Presi-
dent Al Gore's troops while they were on Longboat
Key. While Gore and his debate team worked out the
issues and answers, the Secret Service dined on deli
sandwiches and the like from Jessie's.
Jessie and Henry Belval kept a copy of the
Clinton/Gore campaign check as a souvenir.
Likewise for Joan Carter, owner of J&J Graph-
ics in Holmes Beach, who screen-printed T-shirts for
the debate team.

A little birdie told me
Sunday, Oct. 27, was the 46th wedding anniver-
sary of Birdie and Mary Tebbetts and we certainly
congratulate them.
They went one better than the Gore team, choos-
Sing to dine at Beach Bistro for their celebration.
Birdie stakes a claim to Chef Bobby Wheeler at the
Bistro. It seems Wheeler went to school with the
Tebbetts kids and gives the couple all the special
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Island Players Theatre begins the holiday season
with "Later Life" and promises to tell all, leaving the
audience to ponder its own problematical world.
The play runs from Nov. 15-24 with no show on
Monday, Nov. 18. Curtain is at 8 p.m. except for two
Sunday matinees which start at 2 p.m.
Austin and Ruth are approaching middle age,
meet at a party and become reaquainted years after
their first encounter.
While examining the possibilities of starting
over, they are frequently interrupted by their host
and other guests who spill out their own problems.
Austin and Ruth are treated to a pageant of or-
dinary life.
Director Geoffrey Todd is intrigued by the title.


Hall, having served as city clerk from September
1976 to February 1987.
Birdie is well known around baseball and Anna
Maria Island. Tebbetts was a catcher with the Tigers,
Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians from 1936-
52 and a Cincinnati Reds manager. He continued in
the sport as a scout for many years.
It was a privilege for me to watch most of the
league playoffs and the 1996 World Series, includ-
ing the final game 6, from a bar stool at Tip of the
Island Pub with Tebbetts and bartender Lou
Fiorentino.
Birdie is intimidating in his knowledge of base-
ball but his tales are engrossing. Even as talk turns
to current Island events, we are drawn back to the
game with greater interest for the stories from his



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By Senior Chief D.M. Bucci
Officer in Charge, U.S. Coast Guard, Cortez
Oct. 12, Boarding. A 25-foot power boat was
boarded in the Manatee River. The vessel was found to
be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
Oct. 12, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a disabled 25-foot power
boat in New Pass. Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel
24084055 responded and towed the boat to safe moor-
ings.
Oct. 12, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a disabled 24-foot power
boat in the Manatee River. A Coast Guard vessel re-
sponded but a Good Samaritan towed the vessel to safe
moorings.
Oct. 12, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a 25-foot power boat
aground in New pass. Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel
24084055 responded and stood by the vessel until a
commercial towing service responded to assist in re-
floating the boat.
Oct. 13, Boarding. A 39-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
Oct. 13, Boarding. A 27-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
Oct. 13, Boarding. A 16-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
Oct. 13, Boarding. An 18-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
Oct. 13, Boarding. A 20-foot power boat was
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Oct. 13, Boarding. A 20-foot power boat was
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ceived a written warning for not having a fire extin-
guisher.
Oct. 13, Boarding. A personal watercraft was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
Oct. 13, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a vessel flashing a distress
signal off Venice Inlet. A Coast Guard vessel and
Venice Police responded, located the vessel and towed
it to safe moorings.
Oct. 13, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of an overturned Hobie Cat off
Anna Maria Island. A Coast Guard vessel responded
and located the vessel, which had been righted by its
operators and was on its way home.
Oct. 14, Boarding. A 32-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
Oct. 14, Boarding. A 19-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
Oct. 14, Boarding. A 24-foot power boat was
boarded in Sarasota Bay. The vessel operator received
a written warning for having missing characters on the
registration numbers on the hull.
Oct. 15, Boarding. A 20-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel operator
received a written warning for not having a sound-pro-
ducing device on board.
Oct. 15, Boarding. A 15-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The operator received
a written warning for not having a throwable flotation
device on board and having improper spacing on the


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Oct. 15, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
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Oct. 15, Boarding. A 19-foot power boat was
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Oct. 20, Boarding. A 30-foot power boat was
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boys and girls 5-7 (Division III), 8-10 (Division II)
and 11-13 (Division I). Parents can sign up their
children through Saturday, Nov. 2.
A mandatory try out will be held at the gym on
the last day of registration, Saturday, Nov. 2, begin-
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and 4 p.m. for Division III. A draft follows the try-
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Also planned is a 14-16-year-old Division IA
but there won't be a tryout.
In addition to a the new rubber floor by the
same company that built the track for 1996 Olym-
pic Games in Atlanta, the gym has new clear fiber-
glass backboards. New bleachers will be the next
project.
Basketball registration fees are as follows:
AMICC members $30 for the first child and $25 for
each additional child. The non-member fee is $35 for
the first child and $30 for each additional child.
A two-week practice period is scheduled from
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There will be a Nov. 8 kickoff dinner.
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Islanders twin another
By Kevin P. Cassidy
Islander Correspondent
The Island Football Club got back on the winning
track with a 2-1 victory over the South Side Football
Club Sunday in St. Petersburg. The Islanders were led
by men-of-the-match Ian Fairweather and Ken Bowers,
who scored both goals.
The Islanders got on the scoreboard first thanks to
some nice passing and a little luck. Kevin Cassidy an-
ticipated a pass and stole the ball and dribbled up field
where he saw Kenny Bowers making a diagonal run.
Cassidy hit the ball to an open space that Bowers
quickly filled. He received the ball, turned and fired a
ball that the goalie blocked high in the air. Bowers and
a defender tussled for position to head the ball. As the
two players became airborne, Bowers gently "nudged"
him and knocked him off balance. The defender got his
head on the ball but accidentally knocked it into the
goal for a 1-0 lead.
The score remained 1-0 until about a minute re-
mained in the half. Danny Mitchell brought the ball out
of the Islander's defensive end and sent it through a gap
in the defense. Bowers out-ran the defense to the ball
and hit a hard left-footed drive into the far corer for
a 2-0 half-time lead.
The second half started and IFC again was dictat-
ing the play. On one play, Eddie McKeithan received
a ball and hit a "rocket" that the goalie somehow
blocked from inside the penalty box.
The game got a little too close for comfort when
South Side was awarded an unjustified penalty kick.
South Side blasted it by goalie Lance Bieker to close
the gap to 2-1 a gap that remained the same to the fi-
nal whistle. The win improves the Island Football
Club's record to 5-1-1 for the season.
The Islanders are back in action next Sunday in St.
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Island police reports
Anna Maria City
10/20, burglary, 700 block of North Shore Drive. The
complainant reported a person unknown entered the resi-
dence and removed items.
Bradenton Beach
Oct. 18, retail theft, 100 Gulf Drive N., Circle K. The
officer, who was in the store, observed the suspect enter
the store, go to the back for about 10 minutes, then come
to the front and pay for a pack of cigarettes and a pizza.
As the suspect was leaving the store, the clerk noticed his
shirt was bulging from a box stuffed in his waistband.
The officer and the clerk followed the suspect outside
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While completing paperwork at the police depart-
ment, the suspect said he would shoot the officer in the
head when he got out of jail. After turning the suspect over
to a sheriffs deputy for transport to the jail, the officer
found three packages of ham valued at $2.67 in his car.
Oct. 19, domestic battery, 2400 block of Avenue C.
The victim said she picked up the phone and the suspect
hit her in the face and left the scene. The officer located
the suspect the next day and she said the victim tried to
take the phone from her and she pushed her away. The
report was sent to the state attorney's office to determine
if charges are to be filed.
Oct. 20, burglary to an automobile, Coquina Beach.
The complainant reported a person unknown broke into
the vehicle and removed a two-drawer tool box valued at
$45, tools valued at $1,000 and a flashlight valued at $100.
Oct. 20, criminal mischief, Coquina Beach. The
complainant reported a person unknown smashed the rear
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Oct. 24, criminal mischief, Coquina Beach. The
complainant reported a person unknown tipped over 27
tables, two storage racks, a Coke machine and four stacks
of plastic chairs in the patio area, breaking one table. Dam-
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Oct. 24, burglary to an automobile, 1100 block of
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STREETLIFE, FROM PAGE 22
Holmes Beach
Oct. 18, alcohol, Second Avenue and 45th Street.
The officer stopped the subject for a traffic infraction and
found he had a half-full, cold bottle of beer. Upon check-
ing the subject's identification, the officer found he was
underage. The officer issued a summons for the alcohol
violation and citations for the open container and attached
tag not assigned.
Oct. 19, assault, 3610 East Bay Drive, Dry Dock.
The officer responded to a report of a fight. The suspect
said a group of subjects were about to leave in a limou-
sine with his mother and when he tried to give her a phone
number to contact him, it triggered a fight. Two subjects
said the suspect hit them with a pool cue. One had a cut
over his eye and the other had a bump on his head. A wit-
ness gave the same story and signed an affidavit.
The suspect denied hitting anyone. He and his mother
were intoxicated, said the report. They said the subjects
assaulted them and they were just protecting themselves.
The suspect was placed in custody. A check revealed the
suspect had an outstanding warrant out of the sheriffs
office for exposure of sexual organs.
Oct. 19, assist EMS, 64th Street and Gulf Drive. The
intoxicated subject was riding a bike with his dog and fell
from the bike injuring his head. EMS took the subject to
the hospital and the officer took his dog and bike home.
Oct. 19, burglary, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee County
Public Beach. The complainant observed a male subject
get out of a vehicle, approach two parked vans, look into
one, then the other and break the window of the second
van. The complainant yelled at the subject who ran to his
vehicle occupied by two other subjects and fled south on


Gulf Drive. The complainant gave the officer the tag num-
ber and the officer issued a BOLO (be on the lookout) for
the vehicle. He then alerted the van's owner who said
nothing was taken.
Oct. 20, sex offense, 3200 block of East Bay Drive,
parking lot. The complainant reported the subject parked,
got out of the vehicle, walked around to the passenger side
and began to fondle himself, and then left the area. The
complainant said the subject was naked. He wasn't found.
Oct. 20, DWLS, 3200 block of Sixth Avenue. The
officer responded to a crash scene where a pickup truck
struck a parked vehicle and left the scene. The officer
found the truck at the subject's residence and advised the
subject he must return to the scene. The officer found the
subject's license was suspended and issued citations for
DWLS, no proof of insurance and careless driving.
Oct. 21, warrant, 3900 block of East Bay Drive. The
officer stopped the subject for excessive speed, did a rou-
tine check and found the subject had an outstanding war-
rant from the sheriffs office for failure to appear on a
charge of driving without a license. A sheriffs deputy
responded and placed the subject in custody. The officer
issued a warning to the subject for excessive speed.
Oct. 22, theft, 5353 Gulf Drive, BP station. The
complainant reported a person unknown opened the soda
machine and removed the coin box containing $30 in
change. Damages were $400.
Oct. 22, suspicious, 3900 East Bay Drive, Island
Foods. An anonymous complainant reported two male
subjects breaking a vehicle's windows and denting the
vehicle behind Island Foods. They were gone upon the
officer's arrival but an employee of the garden shop said
the vehicle's owner was doing the damage.
The code enforcement officer advised the officer that


he had issued the owner a 72-hour notice to remove the
vehicle the previous day. A follow-up showed the vehicle
had been sold to a junk yard.i
Oct. 22, trespass, 212 81st St. The complainant re-
ported the subject trimmed his trees and cut some of his
grass. The officer issued a trespass warning to the subject
and explained that he could only trim foliage that was
hanging over his property.
The subject said he was upset because the complain-
ant planted ficus trees and he wanted them removed. The
officer explained that there is no law against planting trees
and suggested the subject install a fence. Both the subject
and complainant agreed to do so.
Oct. 23, found property a pair of gold rimmed
sunglasses, 47th Street and Second Avenue.
Oct. 23, throwing a deadly missile, domestic battery,
3200 block of Sixth Avenue. The complainant reported
the intoxicated subject came to the residence to visit the
subject's three-year-old son. The subject became very
angry when the complainant would not let him hold his
son while in that condition and stormed out the front door,
said the report.
The subject then threw two beer bottles through the
window at the complainant and his son. The complainant
was showered with glass and cut on the head. EMS re-
sponded and cleaned the cut and removed glass from the
complainant's hair. Later the subject returned to the resi-
dence and was placed in custody.
Oct. 24, theft, 202 52nd St., Holmes Beach Marina.
Four complainants reported a person unknown entered the
property and removed propellers from their boats. Two
propellers were valued at $325 and two at $450.


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Sugar amendments: yes, yes and yes


By Bob Ardren
Outdoor Perspectives
The sugar industry has long taken a heavy toll on
Florida's Everglades. Next week at the polls we'll all
decide who's going to help pay to clean up the damage.
I'm voting for the sugar industry to help.
I know it's hard to believe we should all vote for
Constitutional Amendments 4, 5 and 6 when Big Sugar
is spending $30 million on television ads claiming it's
just "another billion for the bureaucrats." They also
claim 40,000 jobs will be eliminated.
But some of their statements are just flat-out lies.
There are far fewer than 20,000jobs (between 15,000
and 17,000) in the entire Florida sugar industry and the
industry is certainly not going to be destroyed by a one-
cent-per-pound fee on raw sugar. The Florida sugar
industry's own reports show it to be the most profitable of
any sugar-producing area in the nation.
How wild-eyed a tax-and-spend radical do you
have to be to vote for Amendments 4, 5 and 6? Well,
Congressman Dan Miller (R-Bradenton), said he plans
to vote for them, and Dan is certainly no tax-and-spend
radical. Not even close.
So come election day, do the right thing. Vote to


help save the Everglades by voting "no" on Amend-
ment 1 (the Trojan Horse supported by Big Sugar in
hopes it will invalidate the sugar tax package) and vote
"yes" for Amendments 4, 5 and 6.
We're all here because we love Florida and the
wonderful natural environment surrounding us. Help to
restore that environment as we're doing with Sarasota
and Tampa bays. It works, and it's the right thing to do.

Finding hot spots in hot spots
Scientists, politicians and environmentalists have
pondered for five years why some tributaries in the
Sarasota Bay area have such high levels of toxic sub-
stances in the sediments. Now, an answer may be forth-
coming.
Participants in a workshop on toxic contaminants
have decided to pursue studies to determine the extent
of the nasty stuff in the muck at the Cedar Hammock
drain and Bowlees Creek in Manatee County; Whitaker
Bayou and Hudson Bayou in Sarasota County will also
receive attention.
Hudson Bayou, just south of Marina Jack in
Sarasota, is of particular concern to scientists. During
technical studies conducted on behalf of the Sarasota


Bay National Estuary Program in 1990-91, Mote Ma-
rine Laboratory scientist Kellie Dixon discovered con-
centrations of lead that were 20 times the norm for the
region existed in Hudson Bayou.
Workshop participants agreed that additional stud-
ies of the four tributaries should help pinpoint the
places where the toxic substances are at their highest
levels, the first step toward eventual clean up activities.
Interestingly, toxic levels widely fluctuate through-
out the length of the drains or creeks, with higher lev-
els generally found at locations near major highways.
Some workshop participants questioned if those high
levels were a function of tidal flushing if the salt and
freshwater mix caused some chemical reaction to the
chemicals and made them settle to the bottom there -
or if the toxics just happened to be thickest there due
to stormwater outfalls.
The studies could be conducted as early as next
year if everything goes as discussed during the work-
shop.
By the way, toxic levels near Anna Maria Island
were generally at or below normal levels for lead, cop-
per, zinc and cadmium.
See you next week.


Community center

soccer standings,

Week Six
Division I (11-13 years old)
Team Record Points
Galati Marine 6-0 18
Island Real Estate 4-2 12
Mr. Bones 3-3 9
Holmes Beach Mini Storage 3-4 9
LaPensee Plumbing 0-7 0

Division II (8-10 years old)
Team Record Points
Ben Webb Landscaping 8-2 24
Island Pest Control 7-1-3 24
Taylor Made Marine 4-2-2 14
Air & Energy 4-5-1 13
Dowling Park 4-6 12
Harry's Continental Kitchen 2-4-2 8
Island Animal Clinic 2-8-2 8
School For Constructive Play 2-6-2 8


Patterson's two goals led Island Real Estate


by Kevin P. Cassidy
Islander Correspondent
In a classic battle of offense versus defense, Island
Real Estate won a tightly contested match over
LaPensee Plumbing 3-1 in Division 1 action Tuesday
night at the Anna Maria Island Community Center.
The tone of the match was set early as Island
Real Estate controlled the ball and seemed to have
LaPensee Plumbing in trouble. But LaPensee
Plumbing's defense, led by Kim Wojculeiski, re-
fused to give in and turned several scoring opportu-
nities by Island Real Estate into counter attacks
down the wing by Mark Rudacille and Jeff Burgess.
LaPensee's defense finally gave in thanks to
some bad luck and a hard shot on goal. During a
scramble for the ball, a LaPensee defensive player
inadvertinely "handed" the ball which resulted in a
direct kick for Island Real Estate. Mike Patterson
took the direct kick and sent a low, hard shot on goal
that the goalie seemed to be in good position to stop.
The shot found the back of the net when it took a
"ghoulish" hop over the surprised goalie.
Another defensive stand became a counter attack
and resulted in what was probably LaPensee
Plumbing's best scoring chance when Mark
Rudacille took the ball down the left wing and sent
a nice bail into Jeff Burgess, who was positioned in
the box. Jim Mazza, the central defender cleared the
ball away just in time. Island Real Estate suffered
another "scare" when they didn't effectively clear
the ball out of their defensive zone.
Mark Rudacille received the short clearing and
took it directly down the left wing and unleashed a
"boo"tiful shot that Jim Mazza blocked on the goal


line. Island Real Estate's defense cleared the ball out
of their end and again pressured LaPensee
Plumbing's scrambling defense. Mike Patterson
came down the right wing but was again stymied by
Kim Wojculeiski. Seconds later, Patterson just
missed on a "rocket" from the top of the box that
went over the goal.
The game's complexion stayed the same the rest
of the half as Island Real Estate applied offensive
pressure only to see their scoring opportunities
turned into counter attacks by LaPensee's back line
of defense.
Island Real Estate came out in the second half
determined to add to their 1-0 half-time score as they
were again pressuring LaPensee's goal. LaPensee
had trouble clearing the ball and Mike Patterson
pounced on the loose ball and finished it off for a 2-
0 lead.
LaPensee Plumbing came right back and tried
valiantly to stay in the game as Jessie Foraker shot
twice from the top of the box, but both shots were
turned away by the goalie. LaPensee Plumbing
seemed to win every 50-50 ball and was dictating the


play but could not find the back of the net. Their
efforts were finally rewarded when they got a corner
kick. The ball was sent into the goal mouth and
bounced around before Mark Rudacille finished it
off with a nice left-footed shot to bring the score up
to 2-1.
Island Real Estate was now under siege as
LaPensee continued to play with a sense of urgency.
They were pushing forward with everything they had
and had several unrealized scoring chances. Their
focus on knotting the score caught up to them as
Chase Riter received a clearing ball and out-raced
everyone on a break-away for an insurance goal -
and a comfortable 3-1 lead.
Island Real Estate had one more scoring oppor-
tunity and did put one in the back of the net only to
have it called back because of an off-sides penalty.
The game ended 3-1 in favor of Island Real Estate.
They were lead by Mike Patterson's two goals and
Chase Riter's late break-away goal.
LaPensee Plumbing was lead by Kim
Wojculeiski, Jeff Burgess and Mark Rudacille who
scored their only goal.


Community Center soccer schedule
Division 1, 11 to 13 year olds
All games begin at 7:30 p.m.
Wed. Oct. 30 LaPensee Plumbing vs. Galati Mairne
Mon.. Nov. 4 Mr. Bones vs. Island Real Estate
Tues. Nov. 5 Playoffs

Division II, 8 to 10 year olds
All games begin a 6 p.m.
Wed. Oct. 30 Harry's Continental Kitchens vs. Taylor-Made Marine
Mon. Nov. 4 Playoffs
Tues. Nov. 5 Playoffs

Division 11I, 5 to 7 year olds
First game begins at 6 p.m., second game begins at 7 p.m.
Thurs. Oct. 31 Hosier Auto Service vs. Beach Bistro
Longboat Observer vs. Joe's Eats & Sweets
Mon. Nov. 4 Islander Bystander vs. Beach Bistro
Hosier Auto Service vs. Bridge St. Pier & Cafe
Tues. Nov. 5 Islander Bystander vs. Longboat Observer
Joe's Eats & Sweets vs. Hosier Auto Service


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A course in power boating skills and seaman- handling skills, navigation, weather and VHF ra-
ship conducted by Coast Guard Auxiliary instruc- dio. Classes will run for three weeks on Tuesdays
tors will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at and Thursdays. Tuition for the course is free and
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Kings start to pass by; snook starting to get big


By Capt. Mike Heistand
Jamie at Miss Cortez Fishing Fleet said the four-
hour trips averaged 65 head of Key West grunts. The
six-hour trips averaged 80 grunts, porgies and man-
grove snapper. The nine-hour trips averaged 70 head of
grunts, lane and mangrove snapper.
Carl at Perico Island Bait & Tackle said wade
fishermen did really good last week catching nice-sized
snook around the mangroves and islands, redfish which
were too big to keep and a few nice flounder and sheep-
shead.
Bill at the Rod and Reel Pier said anglers there
have been catching a lot of mackerel 18 to 22 inches,
reds and a few flounder and snook at night.
Aaron at the Anna Maria City Pier echoed the
Rod & Reel report with folks landing mackerel to 20
inches as well as reds, grouper and some snook.
Annies of Cortez reports snook and trout fishing
picking up due to weather change with redfish around
Perico Island. Offshore, black grouper are being spot-
ted in shallow water now.
Chris at Galati Yacht Basin said there are cobia
on the reefs to the south of Sarasota and a few kingfish
were spotted free jumping and working the bait pods.
Capt. Rick Gross has been doing excellent on
snook with some of the fish in the 30- to 35-inch range.
He has been getting his limit of redfish.
On my boat Magic redfish were my best catches
this week with limit catches each time out and a few
keeper snook and trout to 24 inches.
Capt. Tom Chaya reports snook, reds and trout

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Bill at Island Discount Tackle said he has heard
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the artificial reefs and a few cobia still hanging around.
Grouper fishing is getting better as they move closer to
shore.
Skyway Fishing Pier reports mackerel in the
mornings and mangrove snapper in the afternoons. A
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Horseshoe winners
Winners in the Oct. 26 horseshoe games
were John Johnson of Holmes Beach and Al
Ryan of Bradenton Beach. Runners-up were
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spacious condo. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, covered parking,
washer, dryer, pool. Easy walk to beach.
DUPLEX PRIME LOCATION
2BR/2BA, family room and sunny 1BR apartment.
Nicely landscaped 100 x 100 lot. Very short walk to
beach. $179,900.
STEPS TO BEACH
Delightful North Shore home. Lots of room, caged pool,
natural setting. $339,000.
INDUSTRIAL CONDO
Many uses for this rare find on the Island. Only $49,900.
NEAR BEAN POINT
Elevated 3BR/2BA, enclosed parking for 4-6 cars,
storage galore, luxury bath, metal roof, large
screened lanai, wheel chair accessible, pet doors,
more! $199,000.

Yvonne Higgins REALTOR
Call me to find the
BEST PROPERTIES ON THE ISLAND
Homes Investments Condos
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Island real estate sales
4200 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, 206 Gulf Sands, an
elevated 1,100 sfla 2bed/2bath Gulffront condo built in
1984, was sold 9/17/96, Tuen to Borrelli, for $170,000;
list $182,000.
609 North Point Dr., Holmes Beach, a canalfront
two-story 2,310 sfla 3bed/2bath/2car/pool home built in
1988 on an 83xl 10 lot, was sold 9/19/96, Suntrust Bank
to Quartermain, for $300,000; list $418,000.
1407 Gulf Dr. S., Bradenton Beach, 202 Coquina
Moorings, an elevated bayfront 1,143 sfla 2bed/2bath
condo built in 1982, was sold 9/23/96, Tojek to Moore,
for $190,000; list unknown.
202 23rd Ave., Bradenton Beach, a ground-level 1,020
sfla 2bed/lbath home built in 1945 on a 50x100 lot, was
sold 9/25/96, Pulizzi to Arling, for $68,000; list unknown.
213 76th St., Holmes Beach, a ground-level 1,272 sfla
2bed/2bath/lcar home built in 1952 on a 96x78 lot, was sold
9/25/96, Codella to Balais, for $149,000; list $154,900.
2218 Gulf Dr., Bradenton Beach, a Gulffront ground-





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1395 Perico Pointe Circle/3BR................... $219,000
1281 Edgewater Circle / 3BR ...................... $187,000
1175 Edgewater Circle Upstairs / 2BR ........$149,900
1105 Edgewater Circle /2BR ...................... $124,500
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1273 Spoonbill Landings Circle .................. $132,000

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level 1,572 sfla 3bed/2.5bath/lcar home built in 1940 on a
50x83 lot, was sold 9/27/96, Marek to Perryman, for
$250,000; listed a long time ago at $299,000.
5300 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, 207 Martinique
North, a Gulffront 1,200 sfla 2bed/2bath condo built in
1972, was sold 9/26/96, Mayoz to Sympson, for
$156,000; list $168,000.
101 25th St., Bradenton Beach, a two-story Gulf view
3,000 sfla multi- family building with four baths built in
1967 on a 50x100 lot, was sold 10/3/96, Al Stevenson
Buildings Inc. to Perryman, for $230,000; list unknown.
102 72nd St., Holmes Beach, a Gulffront two-story
2,944 sfla 5bed/4bath tri-plex built in 1952 on a 52x165
lot, was sold 10/3/96, Serrano to Fineout, for $425,000;
list $450,000.
1800 Gulf Dr., Bradenton Beach, 217 LaCosta,
Gulffront 1,000 sfla 2bed/2bath condo built in 1979, sold
10/3/96, Spacek to Sobecki, for $154,500; list unknown.


Help-U-Sell Realty Counselors [
National Real Estate Service MLS
Buyers buy for less
.' 9 l Sellers save
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F !", We'll sell your home
NfW__ for3 1/2%
WALK TO FABULOUS GULF BEACH
1.5 story, 4BR/3BA with updated guest apart-
ment. Completely remodeled. Like new.
2,400 sq. ft. of living area, vaulted modern
open design. 460 ft. to beach. $269,900.
Call Matt Stella CRS 795-0615


207 70th St., Holmes Beach, a ground-level 1,820
sfla 4bed/2bath/2cp duplex built in 1966 on 9,180 sf
land, was sold 10/2/96, Johanning to Strempel, for
$189,000; list unknown.
218 Lakeview Dr., Anna Maria, a ground-level,
canalfront 1,816 sfla 3bed/2bath/2car home built in 1959
on a 98x110 lot, was sold 10/1/96, Lasser to Ellsworth,
for $195,000; list $224-209,000.
2312 Gulf Dr., Bradenton Beach, 206 Sunset Ter-
race, a Gulffront 1,180 sfla 2bed/2bath condo built in
1982, was sold 10/2/96, Roaldi to Meigan, for $130,000;
list unknown.
2312 Gulf Dr., Bradenton Beach, 105 Sunset Ter-
race, a Gulffront 1,180 sfla 2bed/2bath condo built in
1982, was sold 10/3/96, Grivna to Smith, for $165,500;
list unknown.
* Compiled by Doug Dowling, licensed real estate bro-
ker, 778-1222, exclusively for The Islander Bystander.


2BR/2BA $575 mo Julie Gilstrap
Property Manager


Wedebroc d Company
matching er^t f ties since 1949

3001 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach, Florida 34217
941-778-6665 800-749-6665


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TIFFANY 2BR/2BA, Gulfview, eleva-
tor. $185,000. #TDY15658
GULFFRONT MOTEL 22 units, heated
pool, private beach, desirable location.
$1,895,000. #TDY16859
3BR/2BA dead-end street. Great condi-
tion. Seller will entertain offers between
$110,000 $130,000. #TDY17126
CHARMING BAYFRONT HOME Lovely
3BR/2BA home with clear views of the
Skyway, City Pier and pristine nature.
Seawalled. Mexican tile and other updat-
ing enhance an already nice home.
#DY13518. $329,900.


T. Dolly Young
REALTOR/IMS
Leading Edge Society
778-5427


BAYVIEW
:', Lowest price Imperial
House condo. 2BR with
view of the Bay. Turnkey
-., furnished. #CH66847.
Asking $79,900.
Carol S. Heinze
REALTORe/CRS
Premier Circle
778-7246
Certified Residential Specialist


ANNA MARIA Immaculate home on a natural canal. Updated kitchen, breakfast bar, Florida room with fireplace. Very
quiet cul-de-sac street. #15937. $200,000. Call Roni McCuddin-Price eves. 778-5585.
FAIRLANE ACRES A rare find for a neat and clean 2BR/1BA mobile home. Great location, convenient to banking,
shopping and bus line. #15014. $22,500. Call Horace Gilley anytime. 792-0758.
HARBOUR TOWNE Totally updated. 50' dock out your back door with no bridges to Bay. Community pool, spa, tennis
and clubhouse. #67542. $235,000. Call Karin Stephan eves. 388-1267.


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Karin Stephan
REALTOR
PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE
Ich Spreche
Deutsch
Office:
941-778-0766
Home:
941-388-1267
Fax: 941- 778-3035


NEW LISTING 3BR/3BA home with so-
lar heated pool. Ceramic entrance and
traffic area, ceramic kitchen, fireplace
and cathedral ceilings. Many ceiling fans
and upgrades done on this beautiful
home. #17777. $175,000. Call Karin
Stephan eves. 388-1267.


CANALFRONT HOME Beautifully main-
tained 3BR/2.5BA home in Longboat Key.
Fruit trees, pool. Located on canal with
Bayfront access. Terrazzo floors and
screened courtyard. #KS13327. $295,000.
Call Karin Stephan eves. 388-1267.


ANNA MARIA Brand new Key
West style home in the City of
Anna Maria. Gulfview from mas-
ter suite. Steps to the beach.
3BR/2BA with pool. Call for your
private tour today. #KS16988.
$295,000. Call Karin Stephan
eves. 388-1267.


DUPLEX 2-story
charming, well-
maintained, 2BR/1BA
each. One short block
to sparkling Gulf in
Holmes Beach.
Beautiful landscaped
lot with large shade
trees. Room to
enlarge or build pool.
Quiet neighborhood.
Priced to sell at
$169,000. #17780.
Call Karin Stephan
eves. 388-1267 or
Michael Advocate
eves. 778-0608.

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DIRECT GULFFRONT CONDO with sweeping
views of the Island. 2BR/2BA, new heated pool,
tennis, elevator, secured lobby. $279,000. Call
Carol Williams 778-1718 eves.


CHARMING TROPICAL RETREAT. This very
tropical home has 2BR/1.5BA with Spanish tile
throughout. Spacious living room, Florida room,
utility room and workshop. Amid the tropical land-
scape there is a 15 x 15 Gazebo with electric.
Truly a haven for your soul. Not a drive-by.
$142,900. Call Zee Catanese 794-8991 eves.

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SPARKLING KEY ROYALE GEM! 3BR/2BA split
home on deep water canal with dock and davits.
New A/C and heating system. New carpet, paint and
kitchen cabinets. Homeowner's Warranty! Dial the
Duncans! Judy 778-1587 or Darcie 779-2290 eves.


REALTORS


5910 Marina Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Call (941) 778-0777 or Rentals 778-0770
1-800-741-3772 OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK MLS E 1w
REItIo-


TRIPLEX *MVP Seller will entertain offers between $650,000 $720,000. 3BR/
1.5BA, 2BR/1BA and efficiency. Covered parking. Direct Gulffront on 2 lots.
#KS14087.
TRIPLEX 3BR/1BA, 2BR/1BA, 1BR/1 BA close to the beach. Excellent rental history.
#KS13966. $159,900.
GULFFRONT TRIPLEX *MVP Seller will entertain offers between $650,000 -
$790,000. Direct Gulffront. 4 units beautifully furnished, excellent income, contract
with large German travel agency. Walking distance to stores and restaurants. Laun-
dry room, outdoor shower, guest bath and shower downstairs. Walk around the Is-
land from this super complex. #KS17201.


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1997 ENTERTAINMENT BOOK Hundreds of 2-for-
1 and 50% discounts on dining, travel, shopping,
movies, events and more! $30. Portion of proceeds
to Island Rotary Club. Michael Advocate, 778-0766.
ASSORTED SIZES OF Rolladen storm shutters.
Marble vanity double sink. 1989 Kawasaki jet ski.
Call for prices and sizes. 778-3960.
ALL ITEMS LIKE NEW Steiff stuffed animals, mis-
cellaneous. 794-8177.
LEATHER RECLINER neutral color, good condition.
$125. Off white wing wicker chair, sea foam green,
excellent condition. $100. (941) 792-0738.
- DINETTE SET rattan, round, glass top with four up-
holstered chairs. $100. Two leather chairs $100 pair.
Call 779-2233, leave message.
GOLD VELVET COUCH good condition. Asking
$250 OBO. Call 778-6222.
TWO PATIO DINING SETS Tropitone and Brown
Jordan $125 each. Four indoor dining chairs $100
set. Call 778-3236.
SOFA AND LOVESEAT nearly new, gray with gray/
mauve pillow backs. Sacrifice at $275. Dining table
on brass center stands, seats six, four matching
chairs. A steal at $200. 778-9271.
.10 SPEED BIKE USA Mountain Climber. Brand
new, pink/purple, Shimano gear system. Sacrifice
at $70. 778-9271.


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MUSIC KEYBOARD electric Casio Model CT460.
Four octave, many features including preset sound
effects and rhythms, MIDI interface. $225. 778-9271.
TORO RIDING MOWER 8 hp recycle $225. Weed
eater, 15" gas trimmer $25. Stationary bike $35. Lowry
Pageant with double keyboard, automatic rhythms,
one-finger chords, bench and music $225. 778-0067.
KING MATTRESS box spring and frame. Excellent
condition. $150. 794-8301
GLASS DINING ROOM TABLE, 72 x 48, with 6 up-
holstered chairs, pastel colors. $300 OBO. 779-2061.
DINETTE SET RATTAN 48" round glass top table
with 4 chairs. $400. Beautiful. 778-2425.


WEST BRADENTON Flea Market and Auction. Open
7 days a week. 9516 Cortez Rd. West, Mt. Vernon
Plaza. Collectibles, dolls, select furniture, mattresses,
birds, jewelry, etc. Auction every Friday at 7 pm. We
buy and sell daily. AU2018 AB1264. Ray Simmons,
Auctioneer 761-0906.
MISCELLANEOUS SALE Sat., Nov. 2, 8 ? Clothes,
some plus size, kitchen items, 75 + cookbooks, mis-
cellaneous. 3017 Avenue E, Holmes Beach.
LARGE 2 FAMILY SALE Sat., Nov. 2, 9 2. Antique
marble top walnut dressers, tools, housewares, etc.
300 North Shore Drive, Anna Maria.


Dream to touch the Stars ...
ij Live to touch your Dreams

Sue Normand
Realtor
For all your real estate needs
Let me hiep you reacifor your star
Over 17 years WSAGNEI IEAcLTY ri
experience on WAGNfR 1r1939
Anna Maria Island
Anna Maria Island (941) 778-2246 or 1 (800) 211-2323


RENTALS
DAILY WEEKLY
I MONTHLY
"'DIAL" DEBBIE DIAL
*- 778-7777 or 1-800-664-8152
Debbie DaI RiMI4 Gulfstream
Debbie Diaa 5600 MARINA DR. STE.
Leasing Manager HOLMES BEACH, FL.


BILL BOWMAN
Broker Salesperson
No catchy phrases, no fancy
> slogans. Just 25 years of Real
~. L? Estate experience with the last
10 years on Anna Maria Island.

WAGNER REALTY A ..
778-2246


MOVING SALE Thur. & Fri., Oct. 31 & Nov. 1, 9 am.
King bed set, queen bed and frame, patio furniture,
dining set, 6 chairs, buffet, baby items, much more.
403 21st Place, Bradenton Beach. Turn on 22nd
Street N., follow signs.
MOVING SALE Sat., Nov. 2, 8:30 4. Must
downsize. Variety of furniture (bedroom, living room,
dining table, chairs, desk), lamps, cooking utensils,
19 ft. Avon R2.80 in prisine condition and other ma-
rine equipment, photo/dark room equipment. 628
Emerald Lane, Key Royale, Holmes Beach.
BIG GARAGE SALE Sat., Nov. 2, 8 noon. 440 63rd
Street, Holmes Beach.
WE BUY FURNITURE, antiques, collectibles, misc.
items. Any or all. 761-0906 or 792-5347. Auction
consignments wanted. Auction every Friday at 7 pm.
9516 Cortez Rd. West. AU2018 AB1264. Ray
Simmons, Auctioneer. Come shop.


LOST BLACK WALLET David Harvey. Lost or stolen
between 10/24 and 10/26. Please call 778-3006 and
leave message please. Reward.
FOUND SMALL PARAKEET near Bayview Drive.
Please call 778-6860.


BEN & IRENE'S Dog sitting service. (House calls) We
come to you Cats or dogs. (Island only). 778-1012.
"CRITTER SITTER" Going away and your pets have
to stay? Daily visits to your home to provide food,
water, plus lots of TLC! Call 778-6000.


1991 DODGE SHADOW CONVERTIBLE good con-
dition. $4,000. Call evenings at 778-4027.
1991 ISUZU TROOPER 4 x 4. Automatic, air, excel-
lent condition. $8,750. Call 778-3470.
86 TRANS AM excellent condition, custom paint, 305
V8, t-top, new tires, maintenance records, one
owner. $4,200. 112 Spring Lane. 778-9271.


JULIE McCLURE


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Estate And
Household
SaleS

Antique And
Personal
Property
Appraisals

Consultations


My 20 years of appraising and 25 years of sales
means I can offer you a qualified service to help
in the disposition of your fine antiques, art, and
household furnishings. I will be happy to send
you a resume and references.
(941) 746-2100
Member of Appraisers Association of America


SALES RENTALS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
) IPlanning to SELL or RENT your property? Please call an ISLAND REALTY GROUP
OFFICE! THREE ISLAND real estate offices working together to provide personal and
professional services. Over 75 combined years of ISLAND business experience shows
we are long established ISLAND offices!


GULF FRONTAGE ON TWO LOTS!
An elevated master suite with cozy fireplace and spacious
deck lies over a complete two bedroom, two bath home on first
level and sprawled over two lovely Gulffront lots. Ideal for
family home or couple with visitors with wonderful privacy for
everyone! Complete with 2-car garage and separate small unit
for studio or bathhouse and room for a pool too! Must see this
home! Call Marie Franklin.



,.." REALTY c .A.E
*We ARE he Island.'
9805 Guf Drive PO Box 835 Ann Ma.ia. Florda 34216
1-800-845-9573 (941) 778-2259 Fax (941) 778-2250


REDUCED!!! OWNERS MOTIVATED!!!
2BR/1BA, carport and enclosed lanai. Two short blocks to
the beach. Very nice area of newer homes. Affordable
Island living can be yours for only $119,900.
Call Agnes Tooker at 778-5287
or Ken Jackson eves. at 778-6986.

Fran Maxon
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
SALES AND RENTALS
9701 Gul Dre PO Box 717 Anna Mara,FL 34216
FAX# 778-7035
(941) 778-1450 or 778-2307


101 PELICAN
Modern 2 bedroom with loft (a 3rd bedroom), 2 bath,
caged pool, 2-car garage, fireplace, canalfront home
in the city of Anna Maria. 2,016 sfla/3,286 sq. ft.
under roof. $295,000. 103 Pelican canal lot next
door is also available for $150,000 ... for the person
requiring estate proportions.

Doug Dowling Realty
778-1222


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SA A D ;RmLASSIFIED
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CHARTER FISHING with Capt. Mike Heistand
aboard Magic. Half & full day. Reservations please.
Call 778-1990.
WANTED FIBERGLASS sailing dinghy, 6' 9'
length. Call 778-2832.


BRIDGE STREET PIER & Cafe is accepting appli-
cations for part time cooks and full and part time
servers. Please apply in person. 200 Bridge St.,
Bradenton Beach.
AVON EARN MONEY for Christmas. Full or part time.
For information or to buy Avon call 252-4687 pager.
AN OHIO OIL COMPANY needs mature person now
in the Holmes Beach area. Regardless of experience,
write D.F. Read, P.O. Box 696, Dayton, OH 45401.
TIP OF THE ISLAND is now accepting applications
for breakfast cook/waitress. Call 778-3909.
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY/ASSISTANT for water-
front restaurant and marina. Computer skills, book-
keeping, clerical and general help. Family environ-
ment. Mon. Fri. 9 5. Buccaneer Inn, 595 Dream
Island Rd., Longboat Key. 383-5565.
PAINTERS WANTED 2 years exp. Transportation and
phone a must. Good pay. Call 778-7821 or 778-1750.
PART TIME Would you like to help an older adult
with housekeeping, meals, transportation? Flexible
schedule. Competitive wages. Call Just Like Family,
Mon. Fri., 8:30 am 4 pm. 739-1626.
HAIRSTYLISTS AND NAIL TECH needed for busy
salon. Exp. only need apply. Call Laura at 778-2586.
EXPERIENCED RETAIL HELP needed part time.
Apply at Sun & Surf Beach Shop, Holmes Beach.
LOOKING FOR dressmakeror seamstress with time to
teach and help me with my sewing. Call 778-1493.
SINGERS NEEDED Episcopal Parish on Anna
Maria is looking for all voice parts to supplement
existing choir. High school age and up. One service
and rehearsal per week. Good fellowship is the pay.
Contact Thom Tenney, Music Director at 755-9312.


ISLAND 25 YEARS EXPERIENCED CNA will care
for you or your loved ones and much more. Child
care also. Call Paula at 779-1405.
CAREGIVER/COMPANION dependable, reliable
and loving care person available days to help you
with your needs. Have car. Please call 778-7637.
EXPERIENCED R.N. Island resident will provide in-
home care, light housework, meals, errands and
appointments. Please call Karen at 778-7253.
EXPERIENCED L.P.N. licensed for medication ad-
ministration, diabetic tech and insulin injections and
blood sugar, wound care and companion. Phone
778-9277, leave message.
QUALIFIED HOME HEALTH CARE all phases. 20
years experience, excellent references. Nights avail-
able. Call 778-2085.
LOCAL R.N. with 20 years experience will help with
errands, check BP, blood sugar, etc. Caring and pro-
fessional. Local references. 778-1247.
R.N. NURSE/COMPANION available to give you as-
sistance in the comfort of your own home. Over 20
years experience. References. Telephone 383-2497.


JEWELRY REPAIRS custom designs. We can turn
your old gold into beautiful new jewelry. Tue. Sat.,
10 5. Closed Sun. & Mon. Golden Isle Jewelers
401A Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 778-4605
MAN WITH SHOVEL Planting, mulching, trimming,
clean-up, shell, odd jobs. Hard-working and respon-
sible. Excellent references. Call Edward 778-3222..
LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical app., air-
ports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Cab. Serv-
ing the Islands. 778-5476 or 705-1302.
"THE PERFECTIONIST" Cleaning with perfection.
Offices, homes and condos. Ironing too! Call Sharon
at 778-0064.
GENERAL CLEANING & REPAIRS Apartments,
condos, homes, rentals. Weekly, monthly, hourly or
one time. Dependable Island residents. Trustworthy,
references. 779-2057.


RE/MAX GULFSTREAM REALTY
THE #1 RESIDENTIAL RESALE OFFICE IN MANATEE COUNTY!




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OCEAN PARK TERRACE
S Newly listed 2BR/2BA direct Gulf front
residence with custom Bahama shut-
ters, Mexican tile floors, private 17 x
IP W 29 roof top terrace and numerous
decorator touches. Complex is ex-
tremely well built with secured eleva-
tor, large pool area and wide sandy
walking beach. Offered at $279,900.
Contact Dave Moynihan for details.


*100 X 100 GULFVIEW LOT north
of Manatee Avenue. Zoned single
family or duplex. $82,500. Call
Dave Moynihan.
* JUST REDUCED Holmes
Beach lot with Gulf view. West of
Gulf Drive. Offered at $122,900.
Call Dave Moynihan.


* IMPERIAL HOUSE 2BR/1BA to-
tally upgraded unit. Low mainte-
nance fees. Priced at $99,900. Call
Ed Oliveira.
* RUNAWAY BAY 1BR/1BA and
2BR/2BA units available from
$82,500. Call Jerry Martinek or Bob
Wolter.


-ISLANDER


IRONING DONE sheets to shirts. Fast service. Is-
land pick-up and delivery. Smoke free environment.
References available. Phone 778-2085.
"I DON'T WANNA clean house", you say to yourself!
Sharon wants to clean your house. References. Call
or leave message. 778-3006.
THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE Treat yourself to a
therapeutic massage. Very relaxing, stress and pain
relieving. Nationally certified massage therapist.
Very reasonable. Jeff, 795-8243.
AUTOMOBILE SERVICE HOUSECALLS minor re-
pairs and maintenance in your driveway. For esti-
mate or appointment call 778-0373.
HAULING, SHELL DELIVERED and spread, trash
removal, tree trimming, pressure washing and paint-
ing. Free estimates. Larry 778-0119.
ISLAND AUTO TRUCK repair. Mobile service.
All repairs, AC service, low rates. ASE certified,
free estimates, all work guaranteed. 778-6979
or 778-1560.
jl~jSERVICES ContinuedI


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DOLPHIN DAYCARE & Preschool has openings:
18 months -5 yrs. Come by and check us out. 778-2967.


CAN YOU LOSE 20 LB. by Christmas??? Yes call
me now. Ask me how. 778-0354.
FREEDOM CARE Save on health insurance. En-
dorsed by the American Small Business Association.
Choose your own plan. Call Arnold at 794-0567.


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DRY CLEAN YOUR CARPET! Many Island refer-
ences. Call Fat Cat Carpet Cleaning, 778-2882.
CODY'S CARPET & upholstery cleaning. Dry foam
shampoo & steam cleaned. LR/DR $34.95. Free
deodorizing. 794-1278.
PROCLEAN CARPET & FURNITURE cleaning.
High power truck mount extraction. 1 hour quick dry
service. Emergency water extraction. 12 years expe-
rience. 778-5206.


GRASS CUTTING 60 years experience. Commer-
cial, residential. By the cut or by the month. Retired,
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Luxury home in Anna Maria with endless open
water views! Large lot, walled for privacy, ex-
tensive decking, 4BR/3B, over 2000 sq ft and
4-car garage.
CANALFRONT
3BR/2B home in Key Royale under complete
renovation like brand new! $325,000.
CHARMING
Beachfront home with panoramic views of
Tampa Bay, Sunshine Skyway and Egmont
Key. Wrap-around deck, lush tropical land-
scaping and new seawall. $299,000.
KEY ROYALE
Just listed 3BR/2BA home on deep water ca-
nal with dock and davits. Central vacuum, lawn
sprinklers, 2-car garage and negotiable furi-
ture package. $249,900. MLS#16522.
REDUCED!
Canalfront home in Anna Maria with spacious
Florida room with wood burning stove, large deck
and lot with courtyard entrance. $209,000.
CANALFRONT
Home with private dock on deep water. Well
maintained 2BR/2BA with open floor plan and
large Florida room. Circular drive on lovely
landscaped lot. $229,900. MLS#15073.
CONTEMPORARY
Canalfront home with large open decking that
wraps around the back and opens to the living
and master bedrooms. 2BR/2B, light and
bright throughout, fabulous landscaping and
more! $259,000.

OCEAN PARK TERRACE
2BR/2B condo with roof-top deck perfect
for entertaining, barbecues or quiet sunbath-
ing. Security system, elevator and covered
parking. $169,000.
BRIDGEPORT
Condo features this turnkey furnished unit on
the bay and Intracoastal waterway. 2BR/2B,
breakfast bar and extra storage space. Excellent
rental history. $119,900.


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The area's ultimate boating community offers
several Bayfront and Intracoastal units, all with
deep water boat slips available, covered park-
ing, amenities galore, guarded gate and private
serene setting. $218,000 $310,000.
SUN CAY APARTMENTS
6 unit complex with heated pool across the street
from prime walking beach. All units turkey fur-
nished and have excellent rental history.

SEASIDE GARDENS
Elevated 1BR/1BA apartment steps to public
boat ramp, tennis court, library and more! Ex-
cellent seasonal rental history! $79,900.
MLS#15327.
ATTACHED
Island residence newly built. Elevated, light and bright
home with covered parking for 4 cars, 3BR/2B,
steps to beach or bay. $149,900 each side.
ELEVATED
Key West style Anna Maria pool home. 3BR/
2B, fireplace, tile floors, open floor plan with
cathedral ceilings and skylights and many ex-
tras! $279,900.
NEW LISTING!
Island home with office area has cedar siding
and interior. Nicely landscaped yard has room
for a pool. Lots of storage, 2BR/2BA.
$159,900. MLS#16425.
VILLAGE GREEN
Just listed 2BR/2BA golf course home on the
5th tee. Screened porch, breakfast bar, fruit
trees in large yard and more! $114,900.
MLS#16930. $240,000.


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Free estimates, 32 years experience. Full service
landscaping and garden center. Next to Island
Foods. All work guaranteed. 778-6630.
YARD MAINTENANCE Mowing, trimming, planting,
weeding, etc. We'll accommodate your needs. No job
to big or too small. Free estimates. Island resident with
references. Call Ted at Lawns etc. 506-6685 (beeper).


VAN-GO PAINTING Residential/Commercial, Inte-
rior/Exterior, Pressure Cleaning, Wallpaper, Island
resident references. Dan or Bill 778-5455.
JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling
specialist. State licensed and insured. Many Island
references. 778-2993. Lic# CRC 035261.
JIM TRAVIS CONSTRUCTION Remodeling, room
additions, decks, baths, kitchens, repairs. License
#RR0066842. 779-2129, Jim.
INDUSTRIOUS, highly-skilled, meticulous, sober,
prompt, finish carpentry, counter tops, ceramic & vi-
nyl tile, fine finish painting, wall coverings, repairs.
Paul Beauregard 779-2294.
ALUMINUM VINYL CONSTRUCTION. All types.
New installation and repairs. Insured and references.
Lic. #RX-0051318. Rex Roberts 778-0029.
FIREMAN ED HANDYMAN no job too small! Car-
pentry work, remodeling, yard clean-up. Island resi-
dent. Many references. Call 778-7691.
MARBLE TERRAZZO TILE floors wet ground,
sealed polished wood floors cleaned and polished.
Since 1968. Barton Weeks. 779-1120.
ELLIOTT'S PRECISION TILE SERVICE Ceramic
floors, counters, baths. License 1165. Local resident,
references. (941) 778-1319.
TOM THE HANDYMAN Small jobs and odd jobs are
my specialty. Licensed and insured. Thomas Leddy
(941) 761-8182.
HOME MAINTENANCE REPAIRS over 35 years
experience in all phases for residential, condos and
mobile homes. Small jobs preferred. Bill 778-2409.
HANDYMAN LIGHT HAULING. Fix screens,
doors, painting, cleaning garages, trimming, etc.
Free estimates. Reasonable, honest, dependable.
Jeff, 795-8243.
SEAWALL MAINTENANCE joint sealing, weep
holes, back-fill, commercial diving, erosion control,
dock repair. Local references, work guaranteed. Call
Cliff at 778-7367.
ISLAND UPHOLSTERY Furniture repair. Danish
craftsman. Free estimates, pick-up & delivery. 121
Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. 778-4335.
CARPET, VINYL, CERAMIC tile. Sold, installed and
repaired. Excellent prices. All workmanship guaran-
teed. Fully licensed/insured. Steve Allen 383-5381 or
beeper 506-3297.
BRICK, GLASS BLOCK, stone, pavers, stucco, tile. Lic.
#MC00318. Insured. Phone 778-5183. Dave Elliott.


Fully furnished beach cottage. 1BR/1BA, private lot
and parking. $275 per week, includes phone and
cable. 778-2832.
ANNA MARIA GULF/BAY views. Furnished 1BR
apartment. Private patio, pool, washer/dryer. Off
season $700 mo., season $1,100 mo. 211 South Bay
Blvd. 778-2896.
ENCHANTING ENGLISH TUDOR home 4BR/3BA,
Gulfview on 3 lots of beautiful landscaping. Fireplace,
turret observatory, large screened porch. Everything
you could possibly want in a vacation. Available Nov.
and Dec. Call 778-2206 or 794-8202.
SEASONAL Sandy Point, Martinique. Call T. Dolly
Young, Realtor 778-0766 or 778-5427. The Pru-
dential Florida Realty.
ANNUAL RENTAL Unfurnished 2BR/2BA with won-
derful Gulf view! Attractive and spacious $1,000 mo.
plus utilities. Anna Maria Realty, 778-2259.
ANNA MARIA ISLAND Ocean front efficiency.
Beach, pool. Now through Dec. 19, $395 wk. Winter
'97, $1,995 mo. (401) 232-3262.
GULFFRONT COTTAGE 2BR/2BA newly reno-
vated, turnkey furnished. Too many amenities to list.
Available now. Week/month/season. For details call
(941) 778-2357.
HIDEAWAY COVE Perfect Bayview between
bridges. 1 block to beach. Nice, quiet, dead end
street. 1st floor, 2BR, fully furnished with dock. 3 mo.
minimum. Annual for the right person/couple. Refer-
ences required. Seasonal 2BR also available. No
smoking or pets. (941) 778-7107.


CUTE COTTAGE WITH DOCK on ICW. Fully fur-
nished, quiet, breezy, fantastic sunsets. Available
Oct. 1. $800 mo. or $250 wk. 794-5980.
BEAUTIFUL BAYFRONT 1BR/1BA upstairs apart-
ment. Private boat dock/deck. One block to beach.
CAll 749-0216.
SEASONAL 2BR/1BA & efficiency apartment. Nice and
clean. Walk to beach. Sorry, no pets. (941) 778-5057.
CASA SIERRA Relax for a great price! Our 2BR/2BA
condos have privacy plus a huge pool, beautiful gar-
dens. Starting at $350 a week. Call (941) 778-0032.
ANNUAL RENTALS IN HOLMES BEACH 3BR/2BA
home With above ground pool, no pets $1,400 mo.
3BR/2BA canalfront home, no pets $1,000 mo. 2BR/
2BA canalfront home, no pets $900 mo. Smith, RE-
ALTORS, 5910 Marina Drive. 778-0770.
ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA, 1/2 duplex, recently
refurbished. French doors lead to well landscaped,
fenced back yard. Small pets OK. $695 mo. 778-
0608 for appointment.
ANNUAL RENTAL
CUSTOM 2BR/2BA home with 3-car garage, fire-
place and Jacuzzi in Anna Maria City. $1,200 mo.
Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A. (941) 778-2291.
HOLMES BEACH Annual Rental 2BR/1BA $625.2BR/
2BA $650. Nice, quiet locations. No pets. 778-0217.
SEASONAL RENTALS
GULFFRONT, BAYFRONT, CANALFRONT and no
front vacation rentals still available. Call Betsy Hills
Real Estate, P.A. (941) 778-2291.
SEASONALS: 2 great locations; both are 2BR/
2BA. Gulffront $800 wk., $3,000 mo. Across street
$650 wk., $2,000 mo. Turnkey, no smoking,
reserve now! 779-2193.
SEASONAL DIRECT BEACHFRONT 3BR/2BA, 2-
car garage. Available Nov. 1. $3,800. 778-9252.
SEASONAL AVAILABLE NOV. 1 4 or 3BR/3BA
pool home on canal with view of Skyway. $2,600
mo. 778-9252.

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HOLMES BEACH SEASONAL rentals. Immaculate
1 & 2BR apartments, turnkey furnished. Stone's
throw to beach. Weekly or monthly. 778-4368.
ANNUAL 2BR/2BA plus office/3rd bedroom in Key
Royale. Furnished canalfront home includes large,
modern kitchen, huge utility room with washer/dryer,
2-car garage and much more! $1,500 mo. plus utili-
ties. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate at (941) 778-1450
for further information.
2BR/2BA GULFVIEW with beach access. Newly reno-
vated. Available Feb., Mar. $2,500 mo. 778-8401.
ANNUAL RENTAL
Privacy plus on this 2BR/2BA canalfront home on
double lot in Anna Maria City. $1,100 mo. Call Betsy
Hills Real Estate, P.A. (941) 778-2291.
BRADENTON BEACH ANNUAL Old Bridge Village
on the Bay in historical district. 2BR newly remodeled
duplex, central air, great view, large deck, lush land-
scape. Many extras. $700 mo. 778-4625.
SEASONAL RENTALS: BAyfront 2BR/2.5BA home.
Spectacular views from this beautiful home. Avail-
able Jan., Feb. and to Mar. 15, 1997. $2,000 mo.;
2BR/1BA Holmes Beach near shopping and
beaches. Available Jan. and Feb. $1,400 mo.;
Gulffront 3BR/2.5BA home. This spectacular new
home available Nov. through May, 1997. $3,000 mo.;
2BR/2BA west of Gulf Dr., very near beach. Available
Jan., Feb. and Mar. 1997. $1,700 mo. Call Steve
Kring at Horizon Realty of Anna Maria, Inc. for details
on these homes. (941) 778-0426 office or at home
(941) 778-5052.
BEAUTIFUL GULFFRONT exclusive north end. Best
view. Top floor master suite, decks, tropical patio.
Unique. $1,000 wk., $350 weekend. January $3,000
mo. 778-0990.
BEAUTIFUL GULFVIEW 2BR on street along Gulf.
Quaint, quiet. Washer/dryer. Jan. Apr. or Mar., Apr.
$1,100 mo. plus utilities, $400 wk. 778-0990.
ANNUAL RENTAL 403 21st Street Place, Bradenton
Beach. Spacious 3BR/2BA home with Florida room
and garage on quiet street. Recently upgraded. Un-
furnished except appliances. Open Thurs. and Fri. or
call Old Florida Realty at 778-3377.
GULFVIEW FURNISHED EFFICIENCY Small deck
overlooking private beach. Carpeted, air, clean. Nov.
- Apr. $3,500. 778-5959.
HOLMES BEACH seasonal, cute 2BR/1BA lower duplex.
Available Mar. $1,600 mo.; Dec. $350 wk. 778-6198.
ANNA MARIA house, available Dec. 1. Steps to beach.
Remodeled, nicely furnished, citrus trees. $1,200 mo.,
4 months minimum $1,000 mo. (813) 935-2339.
ANNUAL UNFURNISHED 2BR/1BA duplex near
beach. New modern carpet, central air/heat. No pets.
$545 + deposit + utilities. 778-1980.
BEAUTIFUL PANORAMIC GULFFRONT 3BR/2BA
home, carpeted, huge deck. Available 2 weeks in Nov.
and Dec. months of Jan. and Mar. (813) 920-5595.
SEASONAL AVAILABLE WINTER season. Effi-
ciency and 1 BR apartments starting at $1,200 mo. 3
month minimum. No pets. 111 36th Street, Holmes
Beach. 778-2071.
SEASONAL WATERFRONT 1BR/1BA overlooking
Gulf, across from beach. Large deck, covered park-
ing. $1,500 mo; less for 3 months or more. 778-0019.
NORTH BEACH VILLAGE 3BR/2.5BA, 2-car ga-
rage. Available Nov., Dec., Jan. Turnkey, no
pets. $2,400 mo. 778-9171 or 753-1620. Sand
Pebble Realty.


VACATION/SEASON Ocean ground floor renovated
cottage, turnkey. 2BR/2BA, sleeps 6. $1,475 to
$2,475. 778-4523 or 1 (800) 977-0803.
ROOMMATE WANTED to share furnished 2BR/2BA
duplex. Close to Gulf beaches. $125 wk., no utilities.
Call 778-2085.
RETIRED GENTLEMAN LOOKING for sleeping
room or live-in to share cost. January to May, 1997.
Will cut grass etc. I own my own home in northern
Michigan. Call (616) 627-4219, ask for Jerry or write
PO Box E, Cheboygan, MI 49721.
EFFICIENCIES FROM $140 WK for one person from
$175 wk. for two. Excellent off season vacation and
temporary relocation rates until Dec. 15,1996. Haley's
Motel, 8102 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach. 778-5405.


ANNA MARIA GULF/BAY views. Pierside apartments,
4-units furnished. Large lot with pool. $449,000, by
owner (in apt. #1). 211 South Bay Blvd. 778-2896.
TRAILER 30 X 8 W/SCREENED lanai, carport, new
carpet. Pines Trailer Park, Bradenton Beach. For
information call 746-1058 or 747-7290.
NORTH BEACH VILLAGE condo for sale by owner.
Priced for quick sale. $143,000. 3BR/2BA. Call for
appointment. 778-2629.


WEST BAY POINT & MOORINGS 2BR/2BA ground
floor end unit. Sunny, renovated. Agents protected.
(416) 922-0119.


PERICO BAY CLUB CONDO gated community.
2BR/2BA, 2nd floor. Large open layout, gorgeous
lake view from screened lanai and living room.
$94,000. Call 761-8063.
TRIPLEX BRADENTON BEACH great investment.
Close to beach and Bay. Fully leased. Call Jack
McCormick broker, Kevin Levins Realty, 383-5577.
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION For sale by owner.
4 apartment complex, 200' from Gulf. Beach side of
Gulf Dr. Quiet area, close to public beach, food store,
Anna Maria Island center, Manatee Ave. High ground,
flowing well, lush grounds. Owner operated for 27
years. $350,000. 111 113 36st. St. 778-2071.
HOUSE FOR SALE Deeded boat slip, owner financ-
ing. 218 84th Street, Holmes Beach. 779-1074.
FOR SALE BY OWNER Beachfront 3BR/2BA, 2-car
garage. Lot size 116 x 190. Call 778-9252. $469,000.
FOR SALE BY OWNER 8322 Marina Dr., Holmes
Beach. Lovely 2 story house, 2BR/3BA plus 2 large
bonus rooms, 2- car garage. Call 778-3836 for ap-
pointment to see. Will consider lease with option to
purchase.
FOR SALE BY OWNER 3BR/2BA condo on Palma
Sola Bay. Deep water canal, dock & davits, seawall,
2 pools, clubhouse, tennis. $159,900. (941) 792-
7122 for appointment.
WESTBAY COVE 2BR/2BA condo newly decorated,
Bayview, must see. New kitchen, second floor end
unit. Open weekends 10 6. $133,500. 778-7020.
WANTED USED MOBILE HOME 2BR/2BA,
Bradenton area, good condition, reasonable price.
Phone (616) 842-4675 or (616) 798-4308.
COMMERCIAL/RETAIL SPACE AVAILABLE for rent
in Holmes Beach. Call Dennis for details. 778-4461.
LOTS GULF JUST 150' away. $175,000. Bayview
lot direct, duplex. $79,500. Call 778-4523 or 1 (800)
977-0803.


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$137,500 Anna Maria Island's finest complex
featuring heated pools, tennis courts and private
boat docks. Short walk to beach and shops. Call
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$589,000 Boater's dream home on Bimini
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and lift for large boats. Located on Key Royale
on quiet cul-de-sac. Call Dick Maher or Dave
Jones 778-6791.


PANORAMIC WATER VIEW $139,900
Watch sail boats go by. Fabulous sun/moon rise
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SUMMER SANDS UNIQUE CONDO
on Anna Maria Island $183,000 Full view of
intra-coastal waterway from this end unit. Se-
cured building, elevator, garage, heated pool
& spa Across from the beach. Call Rose
Schnoerr 778-2261.







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KEY ROYALE BEST BUY $214,000
Well maintained 2BR/2BA home on 70 ft. wide ca-
nal. Remodeled kitchen, open floor plan over-
looks caged pool. New kitchen. Sprinkler system.
Call Dick Maher or Dave Jones 778-6791.

SABAL PALMS GARDEN
*2BR/2BA ceramic/Mexican tile,
new carpet $57,500
*2BR/2BA investment $$$ maker
$54,900
*2BR newly decorated. Berber
carpet & lots of tile $56,500


*1BR/1.5BA
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spacious unit


CALL DONNA MOSLEY 795-6142


ISLAND FOUR PLEX $340,000 4 nice
2BR/1.5BA townhouses. Steps to beach. Pri-
vate courtyards 30X30 common sundeck on the
roof. Units can be sold separately. Call Chard
Winheim 778-6743.




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TURNKEY FURNISHED CONDO $99,500
2BR/1.5BA overlooking heated pool. Close to
gorgeous beach, shopping, excellent seasonal
or annual rental. Gulf-front complex. Call Helen
White 778-6956.


PERICO BAY CLUB $149,900 Edgewater
Cove Community 2BR/2BA, garage with finest


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