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THE BEST NEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND FREE WEEKLY NEWS HAPPENINGS DINING SPORTS REAL ESTATE





ISANDER


Perico project could gridlock Manatee Ave.


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
A group of local residents is uniting to protest the
proposed annexation of Perico Island north of the
Palma Sola Causeway by the City of Bradenton.
Five property owners united to seek the annexation
and filed a petition with the city April 20. The property
owners are Manatee Fruit Company, New Spectrum
Inc., David Deitrich, Perico Roadways and Mid Cen-
tral Inc.
"This galvanized me into action," Ann Rogers, a
resident of the Perico Bay Club, said.
The Perico Bay Club is on the south side of the
causeway and was annexed by the city many years ago
despite protests by environmentalists.
Rogers and friends are circulating petitions oppos-
ing the annexation and any planned development of the




Letters in


mail for


Anna Maria


beach bid

By Paul Roat
The initial phase of moving sand onto beaches in
Anna Maria City will pour into post office boxes this
week.
A Manatee County mailing requesting Anna
Maria beachfront property owners to sign an ease-
ment establishing a coastal construction control line
should be out by Friday.
Easements are the first step in the process of
renourish the eroding shoreline of Anna Maria. Resi-
dents voted to request inclusion in the next phase of
the Island-wide beach renourishment project in two
to three years, but Gulffront property owners must
sign the easement or the project will be either
scrapped or scaled back, according to county offi-
cials.
Gulffront property owners in Bradenton Beach
and Holmes Beach already signed easements prior to
the renourishment project there in 1993.
"The project will pump compatible offshore
sand to the beach, extending the shoreline
Gulfward," states Jim Staples, manager of the land
acquisition division of the Manatee County Trans-
portation Department in his letter to beachfront
property owners.
"To accomplish this, however, we need permis-
sion to pump sand onto your property to provide a


Personal watercraft

rental requested in

Bradenton Beach
More personal watercraft may soon be
zipping through the Gulf waters off
Bradenton Beach.
Jim Zingarelli and Doug Nero, owners of
the Econo Lodge at 2502 Gulf Drive, have re-
quested a special exception to allow the rental
of personal watercraft from the beach at their
motel.
Members of the Planning and Zoning
Board will hear the request at 6:30 p.m. May
6 and make a recommendation to approve or
deny to city commissioners, who are expected
to make a final decision on the matter May 21.


land. Annexation would change the zoning from resi-
dential, agricultural and commercial uses to residential
use and could double the allowable units per acre.
The petition says development of the land would:
Exacerbate the evacuation problem for residents
of the Island and the causeway.
Impact the environmentally sensitive area which
is inhabited by a variety of wildlife and is home to
mangroves.
Cause an increase in traffic.
Eliminate precious green space.
Threaten the Geraldson family's farming opera-
tion and fruit and vegetable stand, which is an attrac-
tion for residents and tourists.
Impact important archaeological sites.
"Right now we are trying to get as many signatures
as possible," Rogers explained. "We are gathering in-


formation and learning about the procedure. We are
reaching out to community leaders and asking them to
send letters to Manatee County commissioners and
Bradenton City Council members."
Rogers said she has gotten responses from Save
Anna Maria, a Perico Island residents' group and the
Sierra Club and will contact the Audubon Society and
ManaSota 88.
The group is also researching local comprehensive
plans. Rogers recently learned that the Future Land Use
Element of Homes Beach's comprehensive plan con-
tains the following two provisions to address develop-
ment on the causeway:
In order to ascertain the potential impact on the
city's evacuation times, the city shall request that
PLEASE SEE GRIDLOCK, NEXT PAGE


Turtle season starts
"Over and over again turtle workers wonder if all their sleepless nights, all their bug-bitten evenings of
digging up nests and moving eggs, have done the slightest bit of good ... but who knows? Perhaps in a hun-
dred years scientists will look back to these people and say they were instrumental in saving the loggerhead
population fro imminent extinction. There could be no better reward. From the book "Time of the Turtle by
Jack Rudloe. For more on turtles, see page 4. Islander Photo: Bonner Presswood


smooth transition from your property to the restored
beach," he continues.
The 127 beachfront property owners in Anna
Maria City are asked to sign'the easement, have it
witnessed and notarized and send it back to Mana-
tee County by June 1.
Manatee County Environmental Management
Department's Jack Gorzeman said the easement and
accompanying erosion control line "establishes pub-
lic and private property. You're not looking at a tak-
ing situation" by the state, he added.
The question of easements is only one hurdle
that must be overcome for the Island's next phase of
beach renourishment to become reality.
Gorzeman said federal approval of adding Anna
Maria to the rest of the renourishment project must
be obtained. Also, federal, state and local funding
must be authorized for the estimated $9.3 million
project, with $5 million coming from the feds, $2.5
million from the state and $1.8 million from local
sources, mostly tourist development tax funds.
The Anna Maria City portion of the project will
cost about $3 million, Gorzeman said, and would ex-
tend from the Holmes Beach-Anna Maria city lim-
its to Bean Point. Sand will come from offshore
"borrow" sites thousands of feet from shore and will
be pumped onto the beaches.
This will be the second beach renourishment
project on the Island and. if Anna Maria joins in. the


first Islandwide sand addition. From Dec. 24, 1992
to Feb. 24, 1993, dredge crews pumped 2.3 million
cubic yards of sand onto the beaches from 13th
Street South in Bradenton Beach to 76th Street in
Holmes Beach.
The three million tons of sand created a beach 75
feet wide with a five-foot-high bermm," or crest of
sand.
In February 1996, voters in Anna Maria en-
dorsed inclusion in the next beach renourishment
cycle by a 60 percent.margin.


SKIMMING THE NEWS ...
O pinions .................... .... ...................... 6
Those W ere the Days ............................... ... 7
Stir-it-up ................................. ....... ....... 14
Streetlife .. .................... ...... .............. 18
School .................. ............... ............. .. 20
Sports ........................... ...... ....... ...... 22
Anna Maria Island tides ........................... .. 27
Crossw ord puzzle......................................... 36


MAY 6, 1998






Ijl PAGE 2 0 MAY 6, 1998 I THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER


Artists guild proposes


Island art, cultural center


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
Members of the Anna Maria Island Artists Guild
received an enthusiastic response last week to its pro-
posal for an Island art and cultural center..
The group called a meeting of representatives of
all the Island's art, music and cultural groups to dis-
cuss the proposal. Representatives will take the pro-
posal to their groups for further input and meet again
in six weeks.
"About a year ago the guild started a visions and
goals committee," Committee Chairman Dorothy
Swanberg explained. "We feel the arts in our com-
munity is a real economic and viable force. We de-
cided that one of our long-term goals was going to
be establishing an art and cultural center on Anna
Maria Island and a more formalized organization of
the art community."
The committee began a building fund and an en-
dowment fund to accomplish that goal, Swanberg said.
The group hopes to develop a practical plan of action


with other interested groups.
"When you're planing something like this it takes
a lot of strategy," Swanberg continued. "The art com-
munity needs to provide the leadership and the organi-
zation in doing this. We're going to have to come up
with the ideas and the funds."
The committee has looked at possible locations for
the center that could house offices for the various
groups, studio space for art, dance and mus. c, a gallery
for local and visiting artists, classrooms fi r teaching
and lectures, spaces for private lessons an( art shows
and a performance center, Swanberg said.
"I have always wanted to make sure we had a com-
bined art center," Anna Maria Island Art League Direc-
tor Ginger White said. "In order for us to be able to
survive, we need to come together. Ideally it would be
wonderful if we had the performing arts, the visual arts,
the literary arts, everybody who performs art and cul-
ture on-the Island together."
White said the center should be centrally located.
Zoe VonAvercamp, president of the guild, said that


Wet and wild
At Duffy's Tavern, guests inside the screened dining area were cooled off by the sudden drop in temperature. They
said rain was coming through the screens and dripping off hats hung from the ceiling. Outside, Snooks Adams said
he left home to meet friends about two minutes too late. He waited in the parking lot for the worst of the storm to
pass and heard a loud roar. He said dog Sam hopped in the front with him and although they couldn't see what was
happening, there was a lot of ruckus. It turned out to be the metal roof off the second-floor apartment's porch and
it blew straight across Snook's car roof And rock from the building roof put a hundred or so divots in windshields
and auto paint including a nice Rolls Royce in the parking lot.


Fast squall
A fast and furious squall
line roared across Anna
Maria Monday, May 4,
causing havoc and
random damages. At
47th Street in Holmes
Beach several large
branches split from
Australian pines at the
public walkway. Islander
Photos: Bonner
Presswood





Gridlock could ensue in
wake of Perico Island
development plan
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1
Manatee County and the City of Bradenton provide an
analysis of the impact of residential development tak-
ing place along Manatee Avenue between the Anna
Maria Bridge and Palma Sola Bay. Such analysis
should address both existing and approved future de-
velopment.


The city shall request that Manatee County and
the City of Bradenton afford the city an opportunity to
comment on future development taking place along
Manatee Avenue between the Anna Maria Bridge and
Palma Sola Bay prior to the issuance of development
permits.
"The petition will be considered by the Bradenton
City Council on May 13, and we want as many people
as possible to come and express their opinions," she
said.
The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Bradenton
City Hall, 500 15th Street W., Bradenton.


Anna Maria

North Bay

bridge closing

next week
The bridge in the 100 block of North Bay
Boulevard will be. shut down for repairs all next
week, the Anna Maria substation of the Manatee
County Sheriff's Department announced.
The bridge will be closed to all vehicle, pe-
destrian and bicycle traffic from 8:30 a.m. Mon-
day, May 11, until approximately 8:30 a.m. Sat-
urday, May 16, including all nights. Traffic will
be detoured on Crescent Drive to connect Pine
Avenue and North Bay.


may not be feasible because of the limited number of
suitable buildings available for a center.
Swanberg said the committee estimates it needs
about $500,000 to purchase an renovate a building. She
said the guild plans to begin raising funds and apply-
ing for grants.


Food drive May 9

via postal service
Tables turn on Saturday, May 9, when the public
hands over special delivery items to the postal people.
It's the sixth annual food drive that brings tons of
non-perishable food to postal delivery people and to
post offices.
On Anna Maria Island, residents of Holmes Beach
and Bradenton Beach may leave food at their mail-
boxes and the postal carriers will collect it.
It's different in Anna Maria City, which does not
have home delivery but distributes its mail through
boxes at the post office. There, barrels will be set out
at the post office and patrons may put foodstuffs in
them.
The donations may be canned goods or packaged
foods such as cereal, flour, sugar, pasta whatever
will keep without spoiling, said Bradenton Beach Post-
master Bob Willis.
The postal employees will take it all to nonprofit
organizations that feed the hungry in Manatee County.
"Our biggest problem is that so many seasonal resi-
dents are gone by now," said Willis. "But still we al-
ways manage to collect a lot of food."
The total for both post offices on the Island is
around 7,000 pounds. Nationally, 70 million pounds is
average.
The sponsoring National Association of Letter
Carriers says, "Although the drive does mean more
effort for all letter carriers on the day of the drive, car-
riers that have participated in past drives say that the
satisfaction gained from knowing that their volunteer
assistance is helping feed those in need in their own
community makes it more than worthwhile."


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By Jim Hanson
Islander Correspondent
The.sting ray season began with a howl over the
weekend at the Manatee Public Beach, just about on
schedule.
From now on it's do the dance or take the chance.
A visitor was stung on the foot Friday afternoon at
the beach at the end of Manatee Avenue in Holmes
Beach, said Jay Moyles, chief of marine rescue for
Manatee County. Not a bad sting, "but there aren't any
good ones, either."
The small rays are always around, he said, for these
are their home waters. But along about now and for
most of the summer, they are mating and hatching and
feeding in the shallows. And stinging, a painful thing
for humans.
The barbs in their tails carry a poison that hurts
longer than the barb's jab, but it subsides slowly when
the sting is soaked in hot water. Some recommend al-
cohol or vinegar or meat tenderizer, but the county's
experts advise limiting those to jellyfish stings.
It's best to take no chances and get medical atten-


The Holmes Beach City Commission will
consider a consent order from GTE Mobilnet re-
garding its lawsuit against the city and city offi-
cials at a public hearing May 12 at 7 p.m.
GTE and Smith .Realtors sued the city,
former Mayor Bob VanWagoner and the city's
two building officials in October, 1997, be-
cause of VanWagoner's refusal to sign GTE's
site plan for a cellular phone tower. The
tower's construction was approved by the com-


tion after the hot water treatment, said Moyles. The
barb has a coating of mucous that brings a strong reac-
tion in the body, and the barb normally has its share of
bacteria and dirt, all of which mean trouble.
Moyles said the southern sting ray lays "cases,"
similar to eggs with a rubbery pod, in shallows along
the beach and usually digs them in. While they're in-
shore, bathers can step on the rays. Strictly defensively,
for they are not aggressive, the rays whip that tail up
and into whatever is stepping on it.
Later the young hatch and hang out in the same
shallows, with the safne results when stepped on.
The best defense humans have is the little dance
which generations of beach goers have developed.
Don't walk through the shallows, shuffle. Stir up the
sand a bit. It warns the rays that you are coming and
they head for parts unknown, for they don't want to be
around people.
Another point to ponder: Both the southern sting
ray and the cow-nosed ray, which also range here, are
high on the shark diet. Where there are rays, sharks
may well be near by, said Moyles.


mission in August, 1997.
In March, VanWagoner agreed in federal
court to sign the permit to allow GTE Mobilnet to
construct a cellular phone tower at Smith Real-
tors, 5904 Marina Drive. The tower is currently
under construction.
The consent order will address the remaining
portions of the lawsuit concerning damages, attor-
neys' fees and punitive damages against
VanWagoner.


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watch your feet


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ing and public hearing on enacting new code of ordi-
nances, approval of new signs for city entrances, ap-
proval of code enforcement vehicle, pier work session
recommendations, approval of application for numer-
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Anna Maria City
5/12, 7:30 p.m., Commission work session

Bradenton Beach
5/6, 6:30 p.m., Planning and Zoning Board
meeting on personal watercraft rental special
exception request
5/7, 7 p.m., Commission meeting

Holmes Beach
5/6, 7 p.m., Parks and Beautification
Advisory Board
5/7, 10 a.m., Planning Commission
5/8, 9 a.m., Disaster Recovery Task Force
5/12, 1:30 p.m., Canal Commission
5/12, 7 p.m., Commission public hearing on
rezoning request and GTE consent order
followed by commission meeting
5/14, 1 p.m., Board of Adjustment

Of Interest
5/11, 10 a.m., Island Emergency Operations
Center activation, Fire Station 1; 6001 Marina
Dr., Holmes Beach
5/11, 7 p.m., Anna Maria Fire Commission,
Fire Station 1, 6001 Marina Dr.,
Holmes Beach
5/13, 7:30 p.m., Anna Maria Island
Community Center'Board of Directors,
407 Magnolia Ave., Anna'Maria


Commission to consider

GTE consent order


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I1 e PAGE 4 MAY 6, 1998 E THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER


lTrtle season comes, but not turtles.


By Jim Hanson
Islander Correspondent
The best-laid plans of mice and men ... not to
mention turtles.
On the human calendar, the first of May signals the
beginning of the loggerhead turtle nesting season. Last
year mother turtles started burying eggs in Anna Maria


There are two species of sea turtles that
nest on Anna Maria Island. The most,com-
mon is the Loggerhead. Occasionally a Green
will nest here.
There are eight species of sea turtles:
Green, Black, Loggerhead, Kemp's Ridley,
Olive Ridley, Hawksbill, Flatback and Leath-
erback.
Loggerheads reach about 32-41 inches
and weigh about 146 to 223 pounds. Green
turtles are somewhat larger going up to 44
inches and 410 pounds. The largest is the
Leatherback, which when mature can be six
feet long and weigh more than 1,000 pounds.


Island beaches in early April. This year they haven't
even started.
Water temperature tells both male and female log-
gerheads what to do when, said Suzi Fox, who holds
the state permit for turtle conservation on the Island and
heads TurtleWatch volunteers who care for the turtles.
"They mate out at sea all April," she said. "The


The Ridleys are the smallest of sea turtles, reaching
weights of a little more than 100 pounds.
Turtles appeared about 245 to 208 million years
ago. They are one of the only surviving seawater-
adapted reptiles.
Sea turtles cannot retract their head and limbs.
Sea turtles do not have an external ear opening
but can respond to sounds and vibrations.
Sea turtles can see well under water but are short-
sighted in the air. They have large upper eyelids that
protect their eyes.
It is believed that sea turtles have an acute sense
PLEASE SEE TURTLES, NEXT PAGE


female stores the sperm somehow and uses it as needed
all season. When the temperature is right, about 80
degrees, she comes ashore, digs a hole, lays 80 to 120
eggs in it and covers them, and goes back to sea."
The Gulf waters in these parts have warmed only
to 75 degrees or so, she noted, whereas last year it was
warmer sooner.
"I think it's a female thing," Fox said of the mother
turtles' reluctance to come ashore to lay eggs.
Volunteers by the dozen are walking the beaches
early every morning, checking for turtle trails that re-
semble tire tracks. In the past few days there have been a
few "false crawls" where turtles have come ashore but not
nested, one on Manasota Key and three on Lido. One
turtle tried to nest but didn't, for unknown reasons.
Volunteers mark nests so no one disturbs them, and
move a few from areas with too much human traffic or
so near the water that they may be flooded. They are
transplanted to areas more suitable.
The temperature even determines the sex of the
hatchlings below 82 degrees underground in the
third trimester brings males, above 86 brings females.
The eggs hatch 55 days or so after the laying, and
the babies follow a program imprinted upon them over
the millennia. The slope of the sand, the direction of the
sea horizon, magnetic forces, everything contributes to
the program.
The hatchlings head downbeach toward the com-
parative safety of the water, which is somewhat lighter
than the land. If shoreside lights attract them, that's
where they go. The result is death in freshwater pools,
under auto tires, in the stomachs of predators, in the
killing sun if they last until day.
Fox said governments, businesses and residents of
the three municipalities on the Island have been coop-
erative in turning off or shielding lights along the
beach, after "a lot of nagging and official pressure" by
her volunteers.
Still, predators, mainly-armadillos and raccoons,
take a toll among the hatchlings which they find deli-
cious.
Once it begins, the reproduction season goes on
and on, not ending until October. Some mother turtles
don't lay eggs until June or July, some lay a batch early
and do two or three more.


Factoids on turtles








TURTLES, CONTINUED FROM PAGE 4

of smell in the water.
Sea turtles have a salt gland to rid their bodies of
excess salt. This gland empties in their eyes. The secre-
tion of salt and fluid makes them look as if they are cry-
ing when they come ashore. This helps keep the eyes
free of sand while digging their nests.
Sea turtles have a slow metabolic rate and there-
fore can stay under water for long periods of time.
For the most part, the only time turtles need to
leave the sea is when females haul out to lay eggs. The
male rarely leaves the water.
Sea turtles are not generally considered social
animals. They do gather to mate and some species
travel together to nesting grounds. After hatchlings
reach the water they generally remain solitary until they
mate.
Green turtles have finely serrated jaws adapted
for a vegetarian diet of sea grasses and algae while
Loggerheads' jaws are adapted for crushing and grind-
ing. Their diet consists primarily of crabs, mollusks,
shrimps, jellyfish and vegetation. Yes, they can bite
humans!
Two or more males may court a single female.
Nesting usually occurs during the warmest
months of the year, May through August.
Most females return to the same nesting beach
each year.
Females usually come ashore at night, alone
most often during high tide. She crawls above the
high tide line and, using her front flippers, digs out
a body pit. Using her hind flippers, she then digs an
egg cavity. A Loggerhead's nest is approximately 18
inches deep.
A Loggerhead will deposit about 100 Ping-Pong-
ball-shaped eggs. The eggs are soft-shelled and are
papery to leathery in texture.
The female covers the nest with sand, using her
hind flippers. Burying the eggs helps to protect them
from surface predators, keeps them soft and moist and
helps maintain the proper temperature.
Females may spend two hours or more out of the
water during the entire nesting process.
Females usually lay between one and nine
clutches of eggs per season.


It is possible that through the storage of sperm
from one or several males in the oviducts of the female,
all clutches of the current nesting season may be fer-
tilized without repeated mating.
Females may nest every two to three years.
Incubation time varies with species, clutch size,
and temperature and humidity in the nest.
The incubation time for most species is 45 to 70
days.
Sex of the hatchling seems to be determined
sometime while in the nest and is temperature depen-
dent. Lower nest temperatures produce more males
while higher temperatures produce more females,
After hatching, the young turtles may take three
to seven days to dig their way to the surface.
Hatchlings usually wait until night to emerge.
This reduces exposure to predators.
Hatchlings normally head for the greater light
intensity of the open horizon.
When hatchlings reach the surf they dive into a
wave and ride out to sea.
A "swim frenzy" of continuous swimming takes
place for about 24 to 48 hours after they enter the wa-
ter. This gets the turtle into deeper and safer waters.
During the first year, the turtle is rarely seen.
It is believed that a more than 80-year life span
is feasible for turtles.
Observing growth rings on the shell is the most
accepted method of determining the turtle's age.
Except for large sharks, adult sea turtles have few
predators.
Fish, dogs, seabirds, raccoons, crabs and other
predators prey on eggs and hatchlings.
Nesting females and hatchlings are disturbed by
the presence of trash on nesting beaches. If trash im-
pedes its crawl, a female returns to the sea instead of
nesting.
The noise and activity of people on the beach also
may cause females to return to the sea instead of nest-
ing.
Some sea turtles die when they ingest trash, like
mistaking a plastic bag for a jellyfish.
Artificial lighting on beaches may. inhibit nesting
and disorient hatchlings.
Propeller and collision injuries from boats are not
uncommon.


THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER 0 MAY 6, 1998 N PAGE 5 JI


Volunteers needed

for disaster recovery

task force
Holmes Beach City Commission Chairman
Don Maloney is seeking citizen volunteers for the
newly formed Disaster Recovery Task Force.
The task force is required by the city's com-
prehensive plan. Its function is to develop a post-
disaster recovery and redevelopment plan for the
city.
Call the city clerk at 778-2221 if you are inter-
ested in serving on the task force. The task force
will meet at 9 a.m. on May 8 in city hall.



Correction
In last week's article, "Holmes Beach to borrow
$1.2 million for new city hall," one word was inadvert-
ently left out of the last sentence. The sentence should
read, "If the loan runs 10 years, the total of 120 inter-
est payments will be approximately $300,000." The
complete interest figure is $313,304.40. The total loan
repayment is $1,513,304.40.


Temps

& Drops

on A.M.I.


Date Low
April 26 65
April 27 68
April 28 68
April 29 70
April 30 69
May 1 70
May 2 68


High Rainfall
87 .0
89 .0
88 .0
89 .0
80 .0
81 .1
86 .0


Average Gulf water temperature 740







El' PAGE 6 0 MAY 6, 1998 0 THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER

em-] e


Do the shuffle
Shuffle, shuffle, shuffle those feet.
It's that time of year again.
An angry tourist came to our office last week ask-
ing for information about the "dangerous fish in our
waters." He said we should warn people about the dan-
gers here, so here's one of them ...
Every spring and summer, throngs of amorous sting
rays move close to shore to seek their soulmate, or mates.
Unfortunately for humans, though, their passion in the
shallows often interacts with bare feet with painful results.
The sharp barb at the base of a sting ray's tail in-
jects a toxic venom that can cause excruciating pain.
The best way to treat a sting ray jab is to soak the
wound in hot water about as hot as you can stand it for
a half-hour or so. The hot water breaks down the toxin.
The hotter the better.
The best way to avoid the whole barb-soak process
is to avoid sting rays altogether.
As we suggest every year sometimes several
times a year be sure to do the sting ray shuffle when
you walk anywhere in the water, even at the very edge
of the shore. Shuffle those feet, clench up those toes in
the sand, and avoid stepping on those nearly flat fish.
Any local musicians have lyrics and a tune for the
sting ray shuffle?

Gridlock to come?
We're going to be closely watching the antics of
the Bradenton City Council next week when it comes
to a proposed annexation of a huge hunk of Perico Is-
land. What they do on the mainland could have a de-
cided impact on Anna Maria Islanders.
We think the three Island city governments should
pay close attention too.
Proposed is inclusion of a large tract of land into
the city of Bradenton. If the move is approved,
Bradenton's zoning would allow about twice the num-
ber of presently allowable units per acre.
And, as we know from experience on the Island,
more units means more people, which translates to
more cars on an already congested roadway one of
only two evacuation routes for the Island.
Another element of the proposal is the huge impact
on some of the most environmentally sensitive areas
remaining in our immediate area, the mangrove and salt
marsh areas along Anna Maria Sound and near the
mouth of the Manatee River.
Those kind of wetlands are a breeding ground,
nursery habitat and "grocery store" for myriad birds,
fish, insects and other wildlife.
The discussions will begin at 8:30 a.m. Wednes-
day, May 13 at the Bradenton City Hall, 500 15th St.
W., Bradenton. Hope to see you there.

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Targeting SAM
Because of my continuing responsibilities that
must be carried out since I am still among the not-yet-
retired, my annual vacation time is rather limited.
For the past few years, my wife and I have been
spending that time on Anna Mgria Island. Thanks to the
non-movie house and non-supermarket atmosphere
here and no McDonald's or Burger King for the kids
- part of those vacations is spent driving over the
causeway to the mainland.
This year we have spent quite a bit of those trip
times waiting for the Island's cute little bridge to be
able to let traffic enjoy passing over it. The delays, I am
told, were caused either because it was opened for
sailboaters, who obviously have more vacation time
than.I do, or that something went wrong that delayed
the closing, or delayed the opening, or were waiting for
a part from Germany, or that somebody misjudged the
lane width required by their rental car to avoid the
bridge curb and railing.
I no longer believe in that old saying that promises,
"I'll cross that bridge when I come to it." Not always
when I come to your Manatee Avenue bridge, anyway.
During one of those waits, I read a story in your
paper about how a group called "SAM" (Save Anna
Maria) was thrilled with their success in keeping that
cute little bridge just the way and too often the wait
- it is. And a thought came to me that they ought to be
recognized for their efforts.
The Island's three governments should issue
special bumper stickers to SAM people, and should
an emergency ever require that the Island be evacu-
ated, SAM-stickered cars should not be allowed off
the Island until everyone else is gone. They would
then realize why I thought SAM stood for "Slow As
Molasses."
Wayne Turner, Salem, New Hampshire

Protect solitude of backwaters
I have been a resident and frequent visitor of
Anna Maria Island for the past 10 years. I enjoy
the natural beauty of the Island and its many sce-
nic waterways. It is during this time of year that
you can see many types of nesting seabirds along


the shorelines.
I have seen and heard the airboat referred to in
a previous letter to the editor. When this boat roars
along the shoreline, seabirds fly off and most cer-
tainly fish scatter. You can hear this airboats long
before it appears and when it does, the sound is deaf-
ening. It is not uncommon for the airboat to come
very close to anchored fishing boats with their lines
in the water.
Perhaps it is time for authorities to enforce boat-
ing safety, courtesy rules and noise ordinances be-
fore the peace and solitude of the backwater is lost
forever.
Karen Branick, Tampa

Fish fry gratitude
The Florida Institute-for Saltwater Heritage and
Anna Maria Fire District cadets would like to thank the
following businesses for their generous contribution to
our fundraiser last month. The fish fry was a great suc-
cess and we could not have done it without your sup-
port.
A.P. Bell Fish Co., Moore's Stone Crab Restau-
rant, Rebecca's Bistro, Sign of the Mermaid, Sandbar
Restaurant, Beach House Restaurant, Gulf Drive Cafe,
Cafe on the Beach, Beach Bistro, Seafood Shack, Signs
Now and Star Fish Co.
Jane Ross, cadet advisor, Anna Maria Fire District

Wrong mayor?
We appreciate your paper very much. We visit
Bradenton Beach each year in January and March. It is
a help to receive your newspaper to keep us current
with events.
We feel sorry for the people in Holmes Beach, for
it seems they fight among themselves constantly and it
is evident within your newspaper. No matter what
someone suggests, someone is always against it and we
find it to be kind of funny from an outsiders view point.
We shop there in January and March and find it really
nice. It appears the choice of the previous mayor may
have been a mistake.
Just thought you might appreciate an outsiders
viewpoint.
Tom Slusser, Logansport, Ind.







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THOSE WERE THE BAYS


The Secret Life of Marion Colman
by June Alder


This thoughtful
Third Century
woman wearing a
wristwatch was
immortalized on a
tombstone in
Palmyra, Syria.
She seems to be
pondering the
nature of man -
and womankind -
much as Marion
Colman did in this
century.


WHAT IS A PERSON?


In her autobiography Anna Maria
pioneer Marion Colman wrote little
about her graduate studies at Boston
University in the mid-1920s, except that
she earned two master's degrees: ane
in religious education and another in
music. But found in her effects after her
death in 1988 was a 2,000-word paper.
It was graded A-plus, and the instructor
had scrawled in the margin, "This is
just plain wonderful genius. Please
get me another copy of it, some way.
Gratefully, Earl Marlatt."
Here are excerpts from Marion's
2,000-word essay entitled, "The Solilo-
quy of a Naive Personalist."

By Marion Colman
What is a person? Ah! If we only
knew! I am, you are, and God is. I am
very sure that there are these three per-
sonalities, though I don't know very
much about them....
Veiled in mystery as personality is
in its inmost essence, there are never-
theless many things about it that we are
able to discover....
I remember how I used to think and
feel ages and ages ago. I wondered if
there was a place anywhere where there
just wasn't anything at all. And I re-
member when I first discovered that I
could close my eyes and see places and
things that were many miles away....
My thoughts, my conceptions, my rela-
tionships, the persons and things around
me and my reactions to them have
changed many times, but I am continu-
ous.
I am continuous but I am also com-
plex. My surroundings have made their
impress upon my personality. They
have built themselves into the center of
my being so that while I am the same,
I am different....
I am social. You have had much to
do in making me what I am. My monad
has a window through which you have
looked and spoken to me. When you
and I used to be rivals for the first wild
roses in the meadow, you said, "Think
yer smart, don't yer?" How I hated you!
But you have also done and said many
warm and kindly things and I have
loved you so! I couldn't imagine myself
living apart from you. You other selves
- dear, stupid, brilliant, obstinate, de-
lightful as you are!
But I am also separate. I am caus-


ative. I can make things happen. I can
build up and tear down. I can make
verses and little tunes and I can throw
them away. I can think things through.
I can color my world as I will by the
tints on the pallet of my thought life.
What about you? Can I know you?
Yes, I can know something about you.
You tell me things yourself, and sec-
ondly, I can guess them from observing
you. You have told me of your suc-
cesses and failures, your heartbreaks
and your delights, your longings and
aspirations. Therefore, if I see that your
shoulders droop, I guess that you are
tired and have too many papers to get
in; and if there is a furrow on your
brow, I guess that you are perplexed;
and if you are recklessly and unnatu-
rally gay, I guess that your heart is ach-
ing and you didn't want me to find it
out....
Persons are the only entities that
count. For whom or for what would
things have value if not for God or for
you or for me? My five-dollar gold
piece is very precious to me, but the
cow wouldn't care anything about it,
and the chicken would much prefer a
grain of corn. What would be the good
of anything if there were no persons to
enjoy it?....
Time and space are unthinkable
apart from personality. How long does
a day seem to a mosquito or a butterfly?
Does the banyan tree realize that it cov-
ers more space than the poplar, or does
the century plant know that it is taller
than the violet?...
Personalities have taken the world
and made it over to suit themselves.
They have gone around it and over it
and through it. They have planted and
builded; they have turned rivers from
their courses and have harnessed the
lightning and the wind. Personalities
have made themselves over to suit
themselves. They have said, "We will
be different."...
Some day I hope to know more about
persons, and I think I shall. "On earth the
broken are; in heaven the perfect round,"
a poet said. Then, we are told, we shall be
like the divine Person Himself, "for we
shall know Him as He is."

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mountain music


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Construction done, restaurant coming


By Jim Hanson
Islander Correspondent
Cortez Bait & Seafood Inc. beat the county in roof-
ing its new dining area, but still is "a couple of months"
from opening a restaurant, said owner John Banyas.
He said a change in the zoning for the decked area,
at the waterfront end of 119th Street West in Cortez,
will be necessary for the restaurant to serve wine and
beer.
"Some people are working on it," he said, "but it
will take at least a couple of months."
Robert Pederson, Manatee County planning ad-
ministrator, said the paperwork for such a change has
not been filed, "but that's not to say it won't be." The
whole fishing village of Cortez is designated an historic
area, he noted, and it may have to start with the Histori-
cal Board.
Meanwhile, the county construction inspection
manager, Randy Hartsfield, said he had issued a
"stop work" order for roofing being done over the
company's new decking, adjacent to the retail sea-
food store.
Banyas had a permit to reroof the building,
Hartsfield said, but had gone beyond the permit by
framing and roofing the deck. It came too late to actu-
ally stop work, Banyas said, for his workers had al-
ready completed the roof.
Hartsfield said he would turn the matter over to the
code enforcement branch of county government.
Banyas has been busy for months, creating the bait
and seafood business at the old fish house at. the site.


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... and Fish Net moves to Cortez waterfront


By Jim Hanson
Islander Correspondent
The Fish Net Restaurant has moved to Cortez and
is busy shaking the wrinkles out of its operations in
preparation for a grand opening and a long run.
The location is a large waterfront building at the
end of 119th Street at the eastern end of Cortez.
New owners are Terry Eastman and Ron Macholtz.
Since 1993 Eastman has owned the original Fish Net,
which was at 4027 Cortez Road until she moved it to
the historic fishing village. Macholtz' background is on
the. vendors' side of the food business, representing
suppliers and large fish houses in Tampa.
The Fish Net will be open for lunch from 11 a.m.
to 5 p.m., for dinner from 5 until 9 weeknights and 10
weekends, closed Mondays, said Eastman.
It seats 200 and boasts a full bar featuring happy
hour from 4 until 6 p.m. There is ample parking,
Eastman stressed, and "there is a fabulous view from
every seat in the house."
The lunch menu has sandwiches, salads and a few full
meals, with prices in the $5 to.$7 range. The dinner menu
stresses seafood from shellfish to lobster to half a dozen
or more fish, with prime rib and steak, plus pasta dishes,


with prices from $9 to $22 and averaging $12.95.
All is homemade, Eastman said, and boasted,
"We've got the best corn fritters in town, bar none."
The restaurant now has 27 employees and has
room for more, Eastman said, especially wait staff.
Chef is Richard Bruttaniti, coming to the Fish Net
from Shooters Restaurant in south Manatee County.


The newest restaurant in
Cortez is open at the end
of 119th Street. The Fish
Net features a spectacu-
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Bartenders are Sharon Jagger and Darlene Robbins.
The building, constructed partially over the water,
has had extensive renovation and remodeling, said
Eastman. It has 300 feet of dockage for diners who
arrive by boat. Previous tenants have been Fisherman's
Landing, Coquina's, Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty,
Regatta and Horizons.


Holmes Beach city hall to get wired


By Pat Cbpeland
Islander Reporter
Holmes Beach commissioners plan to vote on in-
formal bids for the new city hall's communication sys-
tem wiring on May 12.
The city received three bids Bay Resources Inc.,
$8,481.50; Claricom, $9,790; and GTE, $9,317.06. At last
week's meeting, three of the five commissioners, as well
as Mayor Carol Whitmore, said they favor GTE.
"I prefer to go with GTE because if something
breaks down, we'll have to have both GTE and the
other company here to fix it," Whitmore said. "It will
be an extra cost to us."
"If GTE is supplying the switchboard and the trunk
system, and you have one provider, I see the advantage,
of going a little higher for GTE's wiring," Commis-


sioner Luke Courtney noted. "But if we have a differ-
ent provider for our internal communications, there's
no benefit to pay an extra $1,000 to GTE."
Whitmore said the commission does not have to
accept the lowest bid.
City Treasurer Ann Mitchell told commissioners that
there are several other items that the city needs to put out
to bid including demolishing the police and metal public
works buildings and installing a phone system. The city
must also purchase furniture for the building and pay for
the construction of the new 58th Street.
"I expect the cost to run at least $400,000 more
than we borrowed," Mitchell said. "The infrastructure
funds will be available to pay for most of these costs;
however, furniture purchases will have to be paid with
money from the general fund."


Whitmore said architect Pat Fletcher met with city
department heads to determine their furniture needs
and is compiling a list with costs.
Mitchell said the total of infrastructure funds cur-
rently in the bank is$1,003,776.76. The city has bor-
rowed $1.2 million to finance the construction of the
city hall. The infrastructure account must maintain a
balance of 120 percent of the loan commitment for the
present year, or $$175,000, she said.
Other projects to be funded with infrastructure
money include the dredging of Bimini Bay, approxi-
mately $250,000; repairs to the Key Royale Bridge,
approximately $53,600; and drainage projects. If the
city advances funds to the Florida Department of
Transportation to complete the city bike lanes, those
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Telling tales this week in Players 'Biography'
Published memoirs and politics don't mix in S.N. Behrman's "Biography" opening at 8 p.m. Friday, May
8, at the Island Players Theater, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Our community Players final production
of the season includes, from left, Alice Doeden, Susan Vaughn, David B. Haynes and Dick Lawall.
"Biography" will run through May 17. Tickets, at $12 per person, are available by calling the box office


at 778-5755. Islander Photo: Bonner Presswood

Longboat Key
photographers winners
Isadore Berson and Don Kurka of Longboat Key
are first-place winners in the Selby Gardens 17th an-
nual Open Photographic Exhibition, a juried show for
Florida professionals and amateurs that will be on dis-
play at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 811 S. Palm
Ave., Sarasota, through May 31.
Fifteen cash prizes totaling $3,000 were awarded
in five categories under this year's theme, "Nature in
Florida."
Among the color photo entries, Berson's "Rose"
placed first in the plant life category, earning the Lloyd
Gladfelter Memorial Award for Excellence in Color
Photography of Plant Life.
Under black-and-white entries in all categories,
Kurka's "Sunflower-Live Oak, FL." got the blue rib-
bon and the Director's Award for Excellence in Black
and White Photography in all categories.

Writers Guild
elects officers
The Manatee Writers Guild has announced new
officers for the next year. They include President Letha
"Lee" Schetzsle of Ellenton; Secretary Ann Wells,
Treasurer Winnie Dahlquist and Program Coordinator
Hugh Stevely, of Bradenton; and Publicity Coordina-
tor Doris White of Cortez.
The club is open to anyone interested in the writ-
ing process. Programs are held at 1:30 p.m. the second
Saturday of each month at the South Manatee Branch
Library (Bayshore), 6081 26th St. W., Bradenton. For
more information, call 722-7791.

Essential oils sessions
in Bradenton
Whale's Song, 515 36th St. W., Bradenton, will
offer a free lecture on the use of essential oils as a natu-
ral, alternative approach to depression, memory lapses,
concentration anxiety and attention deficit disorder at
7 p.m. Monday, May 18.
For more information, call 798-6949 or 750-8608.

Island churches observing
National Day of Prayer
The churches of Anna Maria Island will unite in
observing National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 7, at
10 a.m. around the flag pole at the Holmes Beach City
Hall, 5901 Marina Drive.
Father Don Baier of St. Bernard Catholic Church will
read the Scripture lesson; Rev. Wayne Kirk, pastor of
Roser Memorial Community Church, will bring "a brief
exegesis of the Scripture lesson;" Rev. Dan Kiltz of Gloria
Dei Lutheran Church will deliver closing remarks; and
Rev. Jim Meena, associate pastor of Island Baptist
Church, will lead the closing song, "God Bless America."


Bradenton Beach
association meeting
The Bradenton Beach Business Association
will meet at 8 p.m. Monday, May 11, in the back
room at Key West Willy's, 107 Gulf Drive S.,
Bradenton Beach. All Bradenton Beach busi-
ness owners or their representatives are invited.
For more information, call Inez Norman, No
Fish Today, 778-4299.


Christmas-spirit
volunteers needed now
The Anna Maria Art League is looking for "a few
good elves" to begin creating gifts for the League's
annual "Secret Shop" for children.
The "Secret Shop" is open every year on the Sat-
urday of Thanksgiving weekend. While parents wait
outside in the League's garden, children shop inside
with elf volunteers who help the young ones choose
from a large assortment of handcrafted holiday gifts for
their family and friends. Prices are always marked to
accommodate the tiniest wallets and enables the chil-
dren to participate in that magical.secrecy that is usu-
ally reserved for big people. Proceeds benefit the
League's programs for children and adults.
The volunteer "elves" will meet for merry making
from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday starting June 15 at the Art
League Gallery, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. For
more information, call 778-2099 or follow the fairy dust.

'Dream Vacation'
tickets available
The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce is
offering chances to win a one-week "Dream Vacation"
at the remodeled Tradewinds Resort, located on the bay
and directly across the street from the Gulf of Mexico
in Bradenton Beach.
Sponsored by the Chamber and Tradewinds as a
Chamber fundraiser, these chances are available at $5
for one raffle ticket or $25 for six. The winner will be
chosen at the Chamber's May 27 business card ex-
change and social gathering at the offices of Dr. Diane
Michael, 501 Village Green Parkway in west
Bradenton. The winner need not be present to follow
his or her dream.
To purchase tickets or for more information, call
the Chamber office, 778-1541.
Civic Association
meets May 16
The Holmes Beach Civic Association will hold its
monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at the
Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes
Beach. For information, contact Sue Normand. 778-3128.


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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER 0 MAY 6, 1998 0 PAGE 11 K


Maybe mothers should be given maintenance
agreements which provide for complete overhauls
every five years, three kids or 300,000 miles, which-
ever comes first.
Here are several areas which ought to be included
in such a policy:
Fuel While most mothers will run indefinitely on
hot coffee, pizza and hamburgers, an occasional gour-
met meal for two in elegant surroundings will immea-
surably increase efficiency.
Motor A mother's motor is probably one of the
most dependable anywhere. A-mother can start and
reach a top speed from a prone position at a single cry
from a sleeping child. To keep that motor at peak ef-
ficiency, regular breaks are recommended. A leisurely
bath and nap every 1,000 miles, a babysitter every
10,000 miles and a two-week, live-in sitter every
100,000 will do wonders.
Battery Batteries should be recharged regularly.


Roses, candy or other thoughtful or unexpected gifts
often do the trick.
Carburetor When a mother's carburetor floods,
it should be treated with Kleenex and a soft shoulder.
Chassis A mother operates best when her chas-
sis is properly maintained. Her wardrobe should be
changed as needed, every fall and spring. Regular ex-
ercise should be encouraged and allowed for. A com-
plete change of hairdo and makeup should be part of
the regular maintenance. When the chassis begins to
sag, there are a number of possible remedies, includ-
ing racquet ball and Weight Watchers.
Tune-ups Mothers need regular tune-ups. Com-
pliments are both the least expensive and the most ap-
preciated.
By following these simple instructions, the average
mother should last a lifetime, providing love and care
to those who need her most.
Author Unknown

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The Anna Maria Island Rotary Club held a farewell barbecue in April to honor devoted member Will
DeWane, who racked up 48 straight years of perfect weekly attendance and a million hours of service to his
club and his community. DeWane and his wife Eppie have moved to South Carolina. Taking part were, from
left, Rotary District 6960 Area Representative Dick Gerhart, Island Rotary President Michael Advocate,
DeWane and District 6960 Governor Leo E. "Pete" Cypher. "They will be missed here, but Rotary up north is
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Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bonnell was born in Moultrie, Ga., and came
to Manatee County from there 46 years ago. She
worked at Tropicana's glass plant for 14 years and was
a member of the Cortez Church of God.
Survivors include her daughter, Diane Comer of
Cortez; two sons, Edward Morris Chitty of Bradenton
and Raymond Brannon Chitty of Clearwater; a sister,
Jane Cobb of Moultrie; and 10 grandchildren.



Ellen Dirr McDonald
Ellen D. McDonald, 82, of East Liverpool, Ohio,
and a winter visitor to Holmes Beach, died April 5 at
home after a lengthy illness.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Episcopal
Church of, the Annunciation, P.O. Box 978, Anna
Maria, FL. 34216.
Born in Kansas City, Mo., she moved to Terra Ceia
at an early age. She graduated from Palmetto High
School and attended Florida State University. She was
a member of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority and a life


member of Entre Nous. She was a ready-to-wear buyer
for the former Montgomery Roberts Co. She moved to
East Liverpool in 1947.
She is survived by her sister, Joan D. Galvin of
Holmes Beach.


Charles 'Chuck' Schwyn Jr.
Charles "Chuck" Schwyn Jr., 80, of Holmes Beach
died May 2 in Blake Medical Center in Bradenton af-
ter a massive stroke.
Services will be held at a later date at Trinity
Lutheran Church in Riga, Mich. Burial will be at Riga
Cemetery in Riga Township. Memorials may be in the
form of contributions to Roser Memorial Community
Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, Fla., 34216. Pal-
metto Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Tagsold Funeral Home in Blissfield, Mich., is in charge
of arrangements there.
Born in Riga April 6, 1918, Mr. Schwyn moved
to Manatee County from Adrian, Mich. He was a re-
tired farmer. He was a member of Roser Church and
the Key Royale Golf Club.
He is survived by his wife, Opal; a daughter,
Sharon White of Atlanta, Ga.; two sons, Michael of
Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and Thomas of Rochester,
Mich.; a brother, William of Blissfield; and seven
grandchildren.


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Anna Maria grants one variance, denies other


By Andrew White
Islander Reporter
Two variance requests came before the Anna
Maria City Commission last week, meeting with mixed
results.
Gary Perez requested a variance to the front set-
back of his home on Jacaranda from 20 feet to 18 1/2
feet, while Herbert Puryear petitioned a variance for
improvements to his duplex on Fern Street. The Anna
Maria Planning and Zoning Board had heard these
cases previously and recommended that the commis-
sion deny both requests.
Perez requested a variance in order to build a stair-
case in the front of his raised home. He claimed that a
front staircase is critical for fire safety reasons since his
children's bedrooms are in the front of the house. The
house presently has two staircases, one in the back, and
one a vestibule that comes up from the garage. It is a
new home and Perez claimed to have had many prob-
lems with the builders, with one contractor quitting in
the middle of the job. The property had already been
granted one variance from a setback earlier in the build-
ing process.
Perez said contractors originally told him the front
stairs would fit within the required guidelines, but af-
ter researching every possible scenario they needed the
extra 2 1/2 feet for the stairs. According to Perez, the
building was too far along at that point to do it any
other way.
The commission seemed to feel that another vari-
ance to this property would take it too far beyond the
required guidelines.
"We try desperately to take each case separately,
but this house was built on an empty lot, and as such
at least some of the problems were created by the own-
ers," said Vice Mayor Doug Wolfe. "I see no reason for
the city to give a variance."


Mayor Chuck Shumard echoed Wolfe's sentiment.
"Our Planning and Zoning Board does a great job, very
seldom do we go against their recommendation. Most
cases have to prove a hardship and I don't see that
here," said Shumard.
The commission voted down the request 4 to 1.
The variance request by Puryear was solicited in
order to build a room for a washer and dryer at his du-
plex home. The planning and zoning board recom-
mended that the commission deny this request because
Puryear's home was found to be nonconforming. It is
a pre-firm duplex in a single-family property zone with
structures present that were done without a permit and
coverage over the property exceeds Federal Emergency
Management Agency regulations.
Commissioners stressed that following the guide-
lines benefits the entire community.


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World-class marine artist Guy Harvey will
autograph his products for purchasers on Satur-
day, May 9, at the newly opened Beall's Depart-
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Harvey, whose artwork is collected and dis-
played worldwide, has designed the art for the
Fishing the Islands tournament June 20, Father's
Day weekend. This will include a Harvey T-shirt
to be sold there.
This Saturday, Harvey will autograph any
Guy Harvey product purchased at Beall's between
noon and 4 p.m.


"The reason we have such good insurance is be-
cause we follow the rules," said Commissioner Robert
McElheny.
Commissioner George McKay was in favor of a
compromise. "It is easy to go by the book, but this
house was not nonconforming when they bought it,"
said McKay. "It is the city rules that have changed."
Puryear proved a hardship in a condition he has in
his legs that makes it difficult for him to walk. Accord-
ing to Puryear, having a washer/dryer on the property
would relieve the burden of transporting clothing to a
commercial laundry. This hardship proved enough to
convince the commission to disagree with the planning
and zoning recommendation. They accepted the re-
quest for a variance on the condition that Puryear work
with the building inspector to conform to guidelines as
much as possible.

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The fourth annual Mother's Day Gardens Tour
benefit will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,
May 10, offering a chance to enjoy nine private and
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under the age of 18 years will be admitted free if accom-
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Rental restrictions come back to commission


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
Holmes Beach commissioners said last week they
plan to have a first reading on an ordinance governing
short-term rentals in the R-1, R-2 and R-3 zoning dis-
tricts.
A year ago, the same ordinance was voted down by
the commission in a vote of three to one, with Commis-
sioner Luke Courtney abstaining due to conflict of in-
terest. Courtney owns a motel as well as rental prop-
erty in the city.
The ordinance was several years in the making and
went through many revisions. It limited residential
rentals to 30 days in the R-1 and R-3 districts to 14 days
in the R-2 district. According to other ordinances,
seven-day rentals are permitted in the R-4 district and
30-day rentals are permitted in the R-1AA district.
The property could not be rented more than once
during the designated rental period, but the rental could
be of any length. This provision would also apply to the
R-4 district. The ordinance also made renting in a resi-
dential district a permitted accessory use.
Grandfather status was included in the ordinance
but was to be eliminated after five years. To attain
grandfather status the use must have been occurring six
months prior to the passage of the ordinance in the R-
1, R1-AA, R-2 and R-3 districts and before June 30,
1992 in the R-4 district.
Courtney said the grandfathering/sunsetting pro-
vision killed the ordinance last year. He suggested two
changes to make the ordinance more acceptable:
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"I don't think more than 150 people will apply for
nonconforming status," he said.
Commissioner Pat Geyer suggested ending the
property's grandfather status when it is sold.
"That might be a little bit restrictive by cutting the
value of the property," Courtney replied.
Commissioner Roger Lutz said he agrees with
sunsetting non-conformities, but property owners
should be given a reasonable length of time such as five
years.
Geyer and Commissioner Sandy Haas-Martens
agreed.
Whitmore said residential rentals are not illegal in
the city because the city has not rental restrictions, but
conducting a business in a residential district is prohib-
ited.
"What we're going to do is tell them they can't do
what they've been doing even though there's no rules
telling them they can't do it," Whitmore observed.
City Attorney Steve Dye said the residential rental
problem grew into a problem before the city began to
enact regulations.
"It's a demographical change that's going on," Dye
said. "Years ago the Island was more residential and
now it's more resort oriented. Many old-timers thought
there were ordinances against residential rentals but
what was there was a prohibition on doing business in
a residential district. Ultimately that becomes a judicial
interpretation."
Now the commission is trying to address the prob-
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"If you impose a very clear restriction that they
can't do it, you'll back people into a corner and they're
probably going to pool their resources and fight you,"
Dye pointed out. "We believe the city should try to
avoid that battle. It would be a big one."
He said establishing a reasonable time period for
sunsetting is a good idea.
Commission Chairman Don Maloney said people
are now buying homes strictly for rental purposes, with
no intention of ever living there. He said if one district
has restrictions, all should have restrictions or "we'll
destroy those other districts."

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families who shop at Albertson's stores, locally,
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The Center has just joined Albertson's Inc.'s
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centage of participants' purchases.
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Happy birthday times 100
From birthdays and flamingos, affairs to reminders,
we nearly see it all.
Pat Geyer, Duffy's Tavern proprietress, had a great
time surprising her mother, Margaret Menges, on her
100th birthday. All but one of four daughters made it to
Cincinnati for the occasion and all managed to keep a
dinner for 100-plus other best friends and family a secret.
Margaret has lived in Cheviot, a town surrounded by
Cincinnati, all her life. At the last minute, she wanted Pat
to change dinner plans to her favorite little neighborhood
restaurant. Of course, Margaret had no idea of the plans
in store for her, with relatives stashed away in motels.'
So, Pat feigned calling six or seven places before her
mother would concede. "I went to the phone in the kitchen
but she could still see me. I had to act like I was calling
all these places before I could convince her the place
where we'd already arranged the party for 100 people was
OK for our 'dinner for six.'"
Margaret was honored with messages and letters from
President Clinton, U.S. Senator John Glen, the Ohio gov-
ernor and Marge Schott, owner of the Cincinnati Reds,
who certified her an honorary player with a contract that
can "never be traded or sold."
Back in Holmes Beach, one cheeseburger patron was
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around for another 32-plus years, cooking up her burgers
and handing out cold draft beer.
"As long as I enjoy it, I'll be here," she said.
To which Peg, heir apparent of Duffy's, rolled her
eyes.
It sure is fun there.

A flock of birthdays
On Snooks Adams' birthday, I rose at 5 a.m., hoping
to catch him in the surprise awaking to 50 flamingos
in his yard. But there wasn't a sign of life at his Holmes
Beach home that early, so I rode around the block and
waited for the real instigators, Chuck and Joey Lester, to
arrive and admire their handiwork.
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The Geyer clan closed up
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counter reading his newspaper, as the Lesters, rushing to
the airport, sped off exclaiming from the car, "Happy
Birthday Snooks!"
In the kitchen, I asked Snooks if he'd been out to get
the paper and seen his lawn.
"No," he says, "Sam gets the paper."
So I coaxed him out toward the front of the house
where from the driveway he could see 50 flamingos clus-
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"Oh my goodness gracious" he said, churning up a
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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER MAY 6, 1998 N PAGE 15 iE


'Heroes' bring nothing less than life
By Jim Hanson
Islander Correspondent
There are several people walking spryly around
Anna Maria Island because of heroes, whom they
deeply appreciate but few others know about.
Helen Hagen of Holmes Beach is a case in point. .
She had a kidney surgically removed 30 years ago, then
"the other one gave out a year ago."
She was put on a dialysis machine, which for four .
hours at a time, three times a week, cleaned her blood ;'':
and put it back where it came from. Her "kid sister," -",.. ,
Barbara Krueger, offered one of kidneys and thus an-
other hero created herself. i' :
In August surgeons at the Indiana University Hos- .
pital removed one of Barbara's kidneys in one operat- -.
ing room and put it into Helen in another. It was harder
on the donor than the receiver, said Hagen, because the
organ was taken from under the rib cage but inserted
just under the stomach.
Krueger, who manages Tiffany Place condomini-
ums in Holmes Beach, said, "I went in feeling perfect, 1 / f
and Helen came out feeling perfect. We were awhile re-
covering." But recover they did. Barbara Krueger and Helen Hagen. Islander Photo: Bonner Presswood


'The real hero'
Hagen credits Paul Kelly of Anna Maria with be-
ing "an inspiration, very comforting in a scary situa-
tion." Kelly credits the donor, any donor, as "the real
hero." He was a trustee of the National Kidney Foun-
dation for several years, opting out last year to pay
more attention to his growing business.
Kelly had a kidney replaced in 1990, his brother
Frank coming from Ireland to make the donation. It
restored his vitality, he said, so much so that "my wife
Pierrette says she should have a transplant so she can
keep up with me."
The kidney recipient "has to have positive atti-
tude," he said. "Helen was determined to go back to
functioning 100 percent, and that was decisive. Thank
God hemodialysis is there, but while saving your life
it diminishes your energy."
The sisters are extremely happy it's all turned out
as it has. Hagen has tremendous gratitude for her
sister's generosity, but Krueger smiles it away:-"It's a


joy to see her feeling so well."
For Bob Cavallaro, the trip to health was longer
and grimmer.
He had polycystic kidneys, surgically removed one
after the other. He was on dialysis machines for 12
years, much of the time doing it himself in his home.
"Three times a week I put two needles in my arm,
one to take the blood out to run it through the machine,
the other to put it back in. My wife had to dedicate her
life to it.
"It was painful and very limiting, but it sure was
better than the alternative."

Sad and grateful
A year ago a 37-year-old motorcyclist was killed
on 1-75, and his kidneys went into Cavallaro's body.
"I'm always aware that someone died so I could live,
and I'm always both sad and grateful," he said.
It worked so well that he is looking around for a
job. He has been a construction superintendent, but the
medicines he has to take to prevent his body's reject-


ing the transplants make it impossible for him to be in
the sun for more than 15 minutes at a time.
And those medicines cost between $700 and
$1,000 a month. The government covers their cost for
three years, he said, then he will be on his own.
He belongs to LifeLink, a "not-for-profit corpora-
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Island lifeguards follow daylight


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The Island's lifeguards are geared up for their
busy time, trained and fit and already living up to
"some of the highest standards in the state."
Their hours already have been stretched to make
the beaches safer, said their boss, Jay Moyles, chief
of marine rescue for Manatee County.
The longer hours begin routinely every year with
Daylight Savings Time, said Moyles. That schedule
is not followed in at least one neighboring county,
Sarasota, where lifeguards are on station from 9 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m.
The early quitting time was questioned after four
swimmers were rescued off Siesta Key's public
beach, and counted themselves lucky their troubles
came before 4:30 p.m. The county official who runs
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his budget would be strained if lifeguards stayed on
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"The longer hours have worked well for us since
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There was a rash of tide rips along the Island
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ago, he said, and that kind of thing makes his life-
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Even without such dangers, most of his 14 life-
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W., Bradenton.
They are responsible for 17 miles of coastline,
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the Intracoastal Waterway, and in emergencies are
dispatched by phoning 911.
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at a more decent hour, I returned for pictures of 81-year-
old Snooks and the flock with wife Liz.
Snooks said those flamingos got him in trouble.
"Folks kept coming by and we went through near a case
of beer, a bottle of scotch and some wine."
Isn't life great in paradise?

Mums and manatees
Looking for a unique gift for mom?
Don't forget. Mother's Day is May 10 and you must
know mom won't let you live it down if you forget.
For something special and different, "environmen-
tally friendly" and politically correct, how about adopting
a manatee for mom?
No, she won't have to feed it. But for $20 she'll re-
ceive a photo and biography of the newest addition to the
family, an adoption certificate, membership handbook and
a newsletter subscription.
The contribution goes toward efforts to help protect
endangered manatees and their habitat in Florida.
The Adopt-A-Manatee program is the primary source
of funding for Save the Manatee Club. For information or
to adopt your manatee, contact the club at 500 N. Maitland
Ave., Maitland, FL 32751, or call 1-800-432-JOIN.
The nonprofit organization was established in 1981
by U.S. Senator Bob Graham and the king of cheesebur-
gers in paradise, Jimmy Buffett.
The annual "Mums for Mom" sale to benefit the
Manatee High School Band and Drill Team will come to
the Island again this Saturday. The band and drill team
kids, many from the Island, will be stationed at the Anna
Maria Elementary School from 7:30 a.m. until they run
out of mums, or 2:30 p.m., whichever occurs first.
They always have a variety of colors, but go early.

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The second-place award for "best long, light feature"
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Jeff Simmons for "Ghost of Bradenton Beach."
The feature highlighted a story from a vanity press
publication, "Tampa Triangle: Dead Zone," by Capt. Bill
and Mary Fallon Miller of St. Petersburg.
It chronicles the ghost stories many of us heard over
the years regarding a Gulffront home in Bradenton Beach,
a three-story wooden structure which was eventually
abandoned,' sold, partially remodeled and then demol-
ished, just last year.
The Fox feature was presented appropriately at Hal-
loween. The book is available at the Anna Maria Histori-
cal Museum in Anna Maria.
Dee Percifield and Gene Schaefer, operators of
Cafe on the Beach at Manatee Public Beach and the
Coquina Beach concessions, were honored recently
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to all goings on. Right on
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Winter resident Jean Tester wrote to us along with her
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Well, Mrs. Tester, there is plenty of Don Maloney to
go around. With an accomplished career behind him, he
still makes time to write a little, serve the Key Royale
Homeowners Association and represent citizens of
Holmes Beach as commissioner.
We always have favorable comments on Maloney's
humor pieces, which have run periodically in our pages.
And we too, look forward to more more humorous
writing.
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Island police reports
Anna Maria City
April 27, petty theft, 100 Spring Ave., Sandbar
restaurant. The complainant reported the suspect
took his bicycle, removed the tire and bent the
frame.

Bradenton Beach
April 23, DWLS with knowledge, Coquina
Beach. The officer observed the suspect traveling on
the access road at 55 mph, then pulling onto Gulf
Drive and traveling about 85 mph. The officer
stopped the suspect and asked for his driver's license
and the suspect said he lost it. The officer ran a
check and found the suspect's driver's license was
suspended. The suspect was placed in custody.
April 23, trespass warning, 110 Bridge Street,
Key West Willy's General Store. The complainant
issued a trespass warning to a suspect that he said he
observed shoplifting earlier in the month.
April 24, Marchman Act, 200 block of Bridge
Street. The officer observed the intoxicated subject
sleeping in a planter and when he woke the subject,
the subject did not know how he got there or what he
was doing. The subject was placed in custody under
the Marchman Act.
April 25, resisting with violence, DWLS with
knowledge, Coquina Beach. The officer was inves-
tigating a suspicious vehicle and observed the sub-
ject standing beside a vehicle he said was his. A
check showed his driver's license was suspended.
The officer said while attempting to place the sub-
ject in custody he resisted.
April 25, dealing in stolen property, retail theft,
116 Bridge Street, Sports Lounge, and 100 Gulf
Drive S., Circle K. According to the report, the com-
plainant observed the suspect take a five-pack and a
carton of cigarettes valued at $22.94. The complain-
ant said the suspect left the store and went to the
Sports Lounge and sold the five-pack for $5. When
he exited the Sports Lounge, he was placed in cus-
tody.
April 26, assist Longboat Key Police Depart-


Holmes Beach police are alerting Island resi-
dents about a caller who tried to scam a Holmes
Beach woman on May 3.
According to police, the caller identified himself
as Robert Dunn from the National Winner's Club


ment, 600 block of Linley Street. The officer re-
sponded to assist Longboat Key officers who said
they were attempting to arrest subjects who caused
a disturbance. The officer and a Longboat Key of-
ficer observed the subjects inside the residence sit-
ting around the living room drinking beer, while they
attempted to get the subjects to come to the door.
The officer then observed a Longboat Key of-
ficer, who had entered through another door, stand-
ing in the living room with his weapon drawn, order-
ing the subjects to show their hands and lie on the
floor.
The other officers then gained entry and the
Bradenton Beach officer said he was asked to arrest
a subject pointed out by a Longboat Key officer. He
placed the subject in custody, turned him over to
Longboat Key officers and cleared the scene.
April 27, reckless driving, possession of mari-
juana under 20 grams, no valid driver's license, 2200
to 2500 block of Avenue B. The officer on patrol ob-
served the juvenile subject driving a moped and trav-
eling at a high rate of speed. The officer said the sub-
ject ran three stop signs and nearly hit a pickup truck
before pulling into a driveway. As the officer ap-
proached, he observed the subject was extremely
nervous. He said when he asked the subject to empty
his pockets, he found a bag of marijuana.
April 27, attempted burglary to an automobile,
200 Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach City Pier park-
ing lot. The complainant reported she observed a
subject on a bicycle beside a vehicle. The subject
fled when he saw the complainant. The officer found
marks on the passenger side window of the vehicle.


and told the woman she won $97,000. He said would
come to town on May 5 and take her to the bank to get
a cashier's check for $4,000 to pay taxes on the prize.
However, the woman didn't take the bait and
hung up and called police.


The subject was not found.
April 28, burglary to a structure, 2201 Gulf
Drive N., Sunset Beach Resort. The complainant
reported an unknown person entered the storage area
and removed two bicycles valued at $175 and $200.
April 28, using worthless checks, 116 Bridge
Street, Sports Lounge. The complainant reported a
male suspect came into the bar and cashed two
checks at different times, showing a Florida driver's
license both times. The complainant contacted a
pizza restaurant named on the check, and found the
checks were stolen in a burglary on April 20.
The officer found that on April 25 a Manatee
County sheriff's deputy arrested a female suspect at-
tempting to cash one of the checks. The male suspect
who cashed the checks at the Sports Lounge was
with her but was not arrested. The case is under in-
vestigation.
April 29, burglary to an automobile, 2400
block of Avenue C. The victim reported an unknown
person entered a company vehicle and removed a
chainsaw valued at $50, a cooler valued at $5, a
notebook valued at $1 and a drill valued at $800.

Holmes Beach
April 25, suspicious, 3400 block of Sixth Av-
enue. The victim reported an unknown person loos-
ened the lug nuts on his vehicle.
April 25, found property a bicycle, 400
block of 28 Street.
April 26, altered identification, possession of
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STREETLIFE, FROM PAGE 18

alcohol under 21, possession' of marijuana, 200
Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach City Pier. The of-
ficer responded for Bradenton Beach police and
found two juvenile subjects drinking beer on the
pier. One had an identification card with an altered
birth date and the other had a bag of marijuana in his
pocket, said the report. Both were placed in custody.
April 26, burglary, King Fish Boat Ramp. The
victim reported an unknown person entered his
pickup truck and removed diving equipment valued
at $1,200 and an antenna valued at $75.
April 26, theft of a bicycle valued at $150,
4400 block of Second Avenue.
April 27, possession of alcohol under 21, ob-
struction, 2800 block of Avenue E. The officer re-
sponded to assist Bradenton Beach police on a com-
plaint of two suspicious subjects at a tiki bar on the
beach. The officers found one subject passed out in
a chair at the bar with a bottle of rum by his side. He
showed a false identification before showing his real
identification and admitted the rum was his, said the
report. He was placed in custody. The other subject
was asleep on the beach behind the bar and his iden-
tification showed he was of age to drink alcoholic
beverages.
April 27, 77th to 66th Street beach. The com-
plainant reported youths spear fishing for sting rays
and the officer checked and found it was not illegal
to do so. He warned the youths to clean up any dead


The family of snook in Manatee and Sarasota
waters has grown by 13,000 members.
The Mote Marine Laboratory Aquaculture
Project released its third and largest crop of snook
earlier this month. A total of more than 25,000
linesiders are now swimming in the bays and Gulf
since the program began in January 1996.
"The release strategy can make or break the
survival of released snook," said Mote Senior Sci-
entist Ken Leber. "These kinds of pilot releases are
critical to understanding how to increase the suc-
cess of our snook stock enhancement work."
The main purpose of the releases besides add-
ing more snook to the waters is to determine the


sting rays from the beach.
April 28, theft, 200 block of 71st Street. The
victim reported she left her cellular phone valued at
$500 in a neighbor's vehicle and when she checked
it was gone.
April 29, theft of $11 in gasoline, 3015 Gulf
Drive, Citgo.
April 29, assistance, 3200 block of East Bay
Drive. The officer transported a drunk subject to her


best release sites and optimum time of year for
greatest survival.
The release during April 3-10 saw 3,000
snook deposited off Tidy Island, 1,900 in North
Creek, 1,900 in South Creek, 1,500 in Bowlees
Creek and 4,290 in Phillippi Creek.
Snook released ranged in length from four to
eight inches in length and were spawned in June and
August of last year.
Each snook has a coded wire tag and a red
plastic tag in its jaw. If anyone catches a snook
with either tag, Mote scientists request a call to
388-4441, making note of the fish's size and lo-
cation where caught.


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April 30, assist Bradenton Police Department,
4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee County Public Beach. The
officer responded to a pursuit by Bradenton police to-
ward the Island. When he arrived at the beach, he ob-
served the suspect being wrestled in the sand and taken
into custody by Bradenton police officers. The
suspect's vehicle had sideswiped a van and hit a street
sign and a drink machine, said the report.


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Tuesday, 5/12/98
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Lunch: Sloppy Joe on Bun or Meatball Sub
Lettuce & Tomato, Pears, Dessert
Wednesday, 5/13/98
Breakfast: Eggs, Toast, Juice
Lunch: Grilled Cheese Sandwich or McRib
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Lunch: Chicken & Noodles or Mini Chef
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at MHS
Manatee High School sophomore Kyle Riter,
formerly of Holmes Beach and a graduate ofAnna
Maria Elementary and King Middle schools, was
among approximately 30 10th, 11th and 12th
graders inducted into the National Honor Society in
an April 21 ceremony at Manatee High School.
Candidates are judged for entry on scholarship,
leadership, service and character qualities. Pictured
with her father, Mike Riter, ofLongboat Key, Kyle is
also the daughter of Community Center and Islander
employee Cynthia Finn of Bradenton. Kyle's sister,
Wyndham, a sixth grader at King and another Island
school graduate, was among a group of students
honored that same day for scholastic achievement at
King. Wyndham had a 4.0 grade point average for
the third quarter. Islander Photo: Cynthia Finn


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high school juniors and seniors from June 28 through
July 24 at its Sarasota campus, 2700 N. Tamiami Trail.
Enrollment is limited and early application is advised.
"Pre-College Perspective" offers intensive study with
faculty from the Ringling School, one of the country's
premier visual art and design colleges. Although geared
for students considering a career in the field, "Perspective"
is also an excellent opportunity for students wishing to
experience a college environment with challenging course
content while earning three college credits.
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JASON X applications
due May 15
Mote Marine Laboratory of Sarasota and the JA-
SON Foundation for Education are in search of three
adventurous, 14- to 15-year-old science-minded stu-
dents interested in being selected for next March's
JASON Project journey to the Amazon Rainforests of
Peru and, tentatively, the Olympic National Forest in
Washington State.
JASON X will celebrate a decade of adolescent
scientific opportunity with the 1999 study of the biol-
ogy of the rainforest regions, including the annual live
broadcasts from the expeditions to students nationwide.
Among the qualifications, students must have pre-
viously been involved with the JASON Project, have
a strong interest in science and technology and have the
willingness to live in primitive and difficult conditions.
The extensive application, including two 350-word
essays, is due to Mote on Friday, May 15. To obtain an
application or for all general information about the JA-
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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER 0 MAY 6, 1998 U PAGE 21 j]

Pettigrew honored by state peers


Holmes Beach resident Derek Pettigrew, a Mana-
tee High School sophomore, was unanimously elected
1998-99 governor of the Florida District of Key Club
International at the organization's 60th annual conven-
tion in Orlando April 17-19. He is the son of Joan and
John "Skip" Pettigrew.
Another Holmes Beach resident, Katharine Wight,
a sophomore at St. Stephen's Episcopal School in
Bradenton, was sworn in as lieutenant governor for
Division 17, representing the high schools of Manatee
County.
Also in attendance at the convention were Islanders
and Manatee High students Paul Esformes, current MHS
Key Club president, and Marisa Bergquist, Jake Fara,
Brittany Wilkins, Kieman Wilkins and Aaron DePaola.
Key Club International is the world's largest high
school service organization, with more than 11,000


members in the Florida Dis-
trict. From school and com-
munity projects to world-
wide commitments, club
members demonstrate the
importance of their motto,
"Caring A Way of life." ,..
Under Pettigrew's lead-
ership, the governor's
project this year will be to
continue the partnership Gov. Derek Pettigrew
with the Florida Network of
Family and Youth Services. With the help of Florida
Key Clubs, the Florida Network will help troubled
young people throughout the state with such programs
as a runaway hotline, shelters, counseling and peer
mentoring.


Teacher
appreciation
As part of Teacher Apprecia-
tion Week, volunteers at Anna
Maria Elementary School
remodeled the teacher's
lounge and served breakfast
to teachers all week. Food
donations were made by the
Beach Bistro, Sign of the
Mermaid, Marina Bay and
Shells restaurants. True
Value Hardware donated
paint for the lounge. Pictured
are, from left, Marianne
Loveland, a Kindergarten
teacher, and Susan Timmons
of the Beach Bistro. Islander
Photo: Courtesy of school
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Island Baseball

The week
that was...
-'*a..- By Kevin P. Cassidy

Faasse tosses no hitter!
Brian Faasse threw a four-inning no-hitter to lead
Bob Boast Dodge to a shutout Little League baseball
win over AMFD'Monday night at the Anna Maria Is-
land Community Center. Faasse struck out 10 AMFD
batters and also helped his team at the plate by going
3-for-4 including a double that one-hopped off the top
rail of the fence in straightaway center field.
B.J. Keim came through with a 3-for-3 night and
scored three times while Mario Torres and Billy Malfese
each had a pair of hits. Matt Tornai added an RBI single
and Dustin Cole tripled to round out the BBD offense.
Trey Andricks and Anthony Rosas each made
sparkling plays on defense for AMFD both robbed
Michael Mijares of what looked like sure base hits. The
first play occurred in the second inning when Mijares
hit a line drive down the first-base line that had double
written all over it but Rosas leaped high in the air to
snag it and deny Mijares. Then in the third Mijares hit
a grounder up the middle but Andricks ranged far to his
right to scoop the ball up and make the putout.
BBD jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning
when Torres walked and came around to score follow-
ing singles by Faasse and Keim. Cole then plated both
runners with a triple and later scored on a passed ball
with Gorden Tarbeck at bat.
BBD extended their lead in the top of the third
when Malfese led off with a double down the right-
field line and scored on Faasse's single making the
score 5-0. Keim followed with single to right putting
runners on first and second.
Both runners moved up as the ball got past the


Little League baseball schedule


Major League
May 6 7 p.m.
May 7 7 p.m.
May 9 11:30 a.m.
May 11 7 p.m.
May 12 7 p.m.
May 13 7 p.m.


AAA
May 7
May 8
May 11
May 12


Division
5 p.m.
7 p.m.
5 p.m.
5 p.m.


AMFD vs. Kiwanis
Tip of the Island vs. Kiwanis
Bob Boast Dodge vs. Haley's Motel
Kiwanis vs. AMFD
Haley's Motel vs. Tip of the Island
AMFD vs. Bob Boast Dodgers


Bridge St. Cafe vs. Air & Energy
Bali Hai vs. Islander Bystander
Bridge St. Cafe vs. Air & Energy
Islander Bystander vs. Air & Energy


AA Division
May 6 5 p.m.
5 p.m.
May 8 5 p.m.
May 9 1:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
May 13 5 p.m.
5 p.m.

T-ball
May 9 9 a.m.
10 a.m.


catcher during a Cole strikeout bringing Tomai to the
plate. The first pitch was in the dirt and bounced off the
backstop sending Faasse scampering home and Keim
to third. Tornai then scored Keim with a single to cen-
ter making the score 7-0. BBD scored three more runs
on passed balls and errors to extend their lead to 10-0.
Faasse mowed down the AMFD batters in the third


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Island Real Estate vs. Domino's Pizza at Center field
Betsy Hills vs. Quality Builders at Center field
C&M Construction vs. Domino's Pizza at Center field
Quality Builders vs. Island Real Estate at Center field
Domino's Pizza vs. Betsy Hills at Longboat field


VFW vs. Beach Bistro
Beach House vs. Harry's Continental Kitchen


sandwiching walks to Rosas and Stahr between three
strikeouts to keep the score 10-0. Faasse then stepped
to the plate in the top of the fourth and ripped a high
liner that sailed over Scot Vensel's head in center field
and one-hopped off the top rail of the fence.
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SPORTS, FROM PAGE 22

After Faasse moved to third on a passed ball, Keim
knocked him in with a single to right that got past the right-
fielder and rolled to the fence, sending Keim sprinting
around the bases to score another run, making it 12-0.
Cole followed with a high fly that eluded the out-
fielders, sending him around the bases to score and
setting the stage for Brian DeBellevue, who scored on
a single and an error to bring the score to 14-0. Singles
by Torres, Schafer and Faasse scored three more runs
to end the game with BBD on top 17-0.

Kiwanis 5, Tip of the Island 3
Bobby Gibbons and Peter Dowling engaged in a
pitching duel on Wednesday night with Gibbon's team
coming out on top 5-3. They were nearly flawless as
both pitched complete games. Gibbons gave up five
hits and struck out nine to get the win while Dowling
also gave up five hits while striking out 12 Kiwanis
batters in taking the tough loss.
Gibbons and Evan Wolfe provided the offense for
Kiwanis with two hits each while Brian Lucas chipped
in with an RBI single. Taylor Manning paced Tip with
a triple and a double while Luther Sasser went 2-for-3
and Kyle Dale 1-for-2.

Tip of the Island versus Bob
Boast Dodge rainout!
Thursday's game between Tip and Bob Boast
Dodge had the makings of a great game as Torres and
.Manning both looked impressive for an inning before
the rains came and washed it all away.

Haley's Motel 11, Kiwanis 3
Haley's broke out their bats on Saturday as seven
different players had at least two hits apiece. Leading
the way for Haley's were Brandon Roberts who went


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10 PAGE 24 0 MAY 6, 1998 0 THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER

Little League stats as of May 2


Weeks' Highlights: There was a three-way
tie for first half champs in the AA Minor
League, so on Sunday, April 26,
Domino's played off and won the game
against Betsy Hills to advance and play
Quality Builders on Sunday, May 3, when
Domino's reigned supreme, defeating
Quality Builders to finally capture the first
half of the season championship.

Standings: Second half
of the season


Major League
Haley's Motel
Bob Boast Dodge
Kiwanis
Tip of the Island
Anna Maria Fire District

AAA Minor League
Bridge St. Pier & Cafe
Bali- Hai Resort
Islander Bystander
Air & Energy


4-1
3-1
3-2
1-3
0-4


4-1
3-2
2-3
1-4


AA Minor League:
Domino's Pizza
Quality Builders-
C & M Construction
Island Real Estate
Betsy Hills

Batting Average
Mario Torres, Bob Boast
Hunter Green, Haley's
Bobby Cooper, Haley's
Evan Wolfe, Kiwanis
Brandon Roberts, Haley's
Brian Faasse, Bob Boast
Taylor Manning, Tip
Tyler Krauss, Haley's
Ryan Keller, Kiwanis
Luther Sassar, Tip

Doubles
Bobby Cooper
Hunter Green
Mario Torres
Brandon Roberts
Brian Faasse


4-1
3-2
2-3
2-2
1-4


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.455
.436
.410
.386
.385
.357
.352
.350
.333


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Taylor Manning
Chris Nelson
Luther Sassar

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Tyler Krauss
Dustin Cole
Hunter Green
Brian DeBellevue
Robbie Dial
Bobby Cooper
Ryan Keller
Taylor Manning
Brandon Roberts
Mario Torres
Evan Wolfe

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Taylor Manning
Skyler Purcell
Brandon Roberts
Mark Sankey


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stallation dinner at the Bird Key
Yacht Club to follow. Regatta win-
ners will also be awarded.
New officers include Commo-
dore Dr. Chris Drake, a retired
Sarasota surgeon and Siesta Key resi-
dent; Vice Commodore Bernie White
of Cortez; Rear Commodore-Cruise
Forrest "Rusty" Crawford of Siesta
Key; and Len Deitch of Longboat
Key, Rear Commodore-Race. Other
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Snooty, Newton
'Where the Boys Are'
The 50th birthday year of Snooty the manatee and
the arrival of his new partner, 4 1/2-year-old Newton,
will be celebrated Friday, May 8, at their home.
They share a two-pool "condo" at the South
Florida Museum, Bishop Planetarium and Parker
Manatee Aquarium, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, and
the title of the celebration is "Where the Boys Are."
The evening kicks off at 7 p.m. with complimen-
tary margaritas and pifia coladas, in addition to a cash
bar. Hors d'oeuvres, dinner and dessert will be pro-
vided by Michael's on East, Harry's Continental Kitch-
ens, Twin Dolphin, Centre Market, Celebrations, the
Carter Grill Team, Pastry Art and A Piece of Cake.
The casual event's "sound track" will be provided
by the dance music of Shaman. Co-sponsoring the
event are SunTrust Bank, Reinheimer & Co. Inc. and
K&C Remodeling.
The event is a prelude to later festivities leading to
Snooty's birthday July 21.
Proceeds from the event, $50 per person, will go to
the manatee education and rehabilitation program of
the establishment. Reservations may be made and in-
formation obtained at 746-4131, ext. 14.

Go creative for Snooty's
'golden' contest
Boys and girls ages preschool through sixth grade
are cordially invited to make Snooty the manatee's
50th birthday something special.
The South Florida Museum, Bishop Planetarium
and Parker Manatee Aquarium are sponsoring a 50th
birthday card contest in time for Snooty's golden birth-
day bash at the museum triplex July 18. The deadline
for entry is July 13. First, second and third place rib-



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Sailfish, safety, deadlines galore


By Bob Ardren
Outdoor Perspectives
If you've been too busy to take a boating safety
course, or you'd like your family to brush up on their
nautical know-how, there's now a free, accredited
boating safety course on the Internet.
Developed by the Boat/U.S. Foundation for
Boating Safety in cooperation with the National Safe
Boating Council, the "On-Line Boating Safety
Course" can be found at http://www.boatus.com.
Yes, it's there, I checked.
One very interesting detail of this course is that
boaters from Florida taking the course will be asked
questions specifically about Florida boating. That's
because Florida is one of the states that agreed to
help develop the course.
Once you've taken the course and passed, Boat/
U.S. will send you a boating-safety certificate that
should get you a discount on your boat insurance. So
taking part is definitely worth the time.

Havana deadline
Word is that well over 200 boats are registered
for the third annual Havana Cup race from Tampa
Bay to Hemingway Marina in Cuba beginning May
22. So if you're interested, call the event's voice
mail line at (813) 251-4275 for further information.

License deadline
Anglers have until May 30 to receive a goody
package of fishing tackle if they buy a five-year

Horseshoe
winners
Winners in the Monday horseshoe games
was Russ Stemple of Bradenton. Runner-up
was George Langford of Anna Maria.
Winners. in the May 2 games were Ken
Kizer and George McKay, both of Anna
Maria. Runners-up were John Bennett and Bill
Starrett, also both of Anna Maria.
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cludes a half-dozen hot lures, an assortment of fish-
ing magazines, a pass to an outdoor show and a
bunch of discount coupons for more fishing gear.
It's all part of a promotion by the Florida Game
and Fresh Water Fish Commission. They even lami-
nate the five-year license in plastic so it won't dis-
solve as the usual paper ones tend to do.
On top of all that, you can order the license on
the Internet at www.state.fl.us/gfc. But keep in mind
that you'll pay an extra $3.95 for this privilege, as
Internet orders are processed for that fee by the Bass
Pro shops chain.
But all in all, the five year license is really a
good deal when you add up the cost of five years
worth of fresh and salt water licenses with all the
stamps you normally pay extra for these days.

Hey crabbers
One of the biggest problems for commercial
crabbers besides backbreaking work and low
wages is losing the darn traps. They tend to get
washed away by heavy seas or sometimes even sto-
len.
But Aquatics Safety Supervisor Scot Montgom-
ery at Siesta Beach in Sarasota tells me that his crew
collects and stores any traps that wash up on the
beach. So if you're a crabber, Scot wants you to
know he may have collected some of your traps.
Just give him a call at 346-3310 if you're miss-
ing some traps from along the Siesta Beach area.

Sail cruising class offered
The Sarasota Sailing Squadron offers an intro-
ductory course on the art and science of cruising a
sailboat that started May 5. Classes are held at the
squadron clubhouse on Sarasota's City Island
through June 16 and begin at 7 p.m.
The course is free, open to the public and sup-
ports the mission of the squadron to encourage sail-
ing in Sarasota. Students are assumed to know how
to sail, so classes are geared to people new to cruis-
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cal knowledge."
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who has taught the class off and on since 1985 and
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I've sailed many, many miles with Stan and we
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cruising, he's a crackerjack teacher. For more infor-
mation, call squadron manager Pat Murphy at 388-
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Sails in the sunset?
Sailfish off Sarasota? That's the word from a
couple of anglers, I'm told, who also say that at least
one sail weighing in at more than 80 pounds was
caught locally last week by Capt. Tommy Tinacci.
But I haven't been able to reach Tommy and confirm
that.
You'll recall last week we reported a sail of just
over 70 pounds was caught near Egmont Key re-
cently and reported in the St. Petersburg Times.
Capt. Rob Roberts told me that he'd heard re-
ports of several more sailfish being sighted between
Sarasota and the Island, but again, he couldn't give
an eyewitness report.
Capt. Scott Greer says he's been told by some
old timers that sails used to routinely follow the
kingfish runs in these parts, so lets hope the old cus-
tom might be re-establishing itself.
In all this enthusiasm, lets also remember one
thing. If sailfish are recovering and appearing in
greater numbers on our coast, it's probably due in
part to catch-and-release programs. We should be do
the same thing here.
Sailfish are a wondrous and rare species that de-
serve to live again to fight another day.

Swordfish boycott
Along those same lines, a group of chefs in the
Tampa area are trying to start a nationwide move-
ment to boycott swordfish. In other words, they're
not serving it in their restaurants anymore.
The average size of swordfish taken over the last
decade has dropped well below breeding size, so it's
just a matter of time until they're fished out. You
might consider joining the boycott by simply not
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Snook season hits Island waters hard this week


By Capt. Mike Heistand
Long-awaited snook season seems to finally be
here with a vengeance, with excellent reports of
some really big linesiders being landed this week.
Offshore, look for good grouper action and an occa-
sional kingfish to still take a hook.
Joseph at the Rod and Reel Pier reports fishers
there are catching snook at night, a few mackerel,
pompano and drum.
Kelly at the Anna Maria City Pier said anglers
there are reeling in a lot of snook, pompano during
the day, flounder, mackerel and a lot of sharks both
day and night.
Annie's Bait & Tackle said that Capt. Zack on
the Dee Jay II said he's finding speckled trout ac-
tion to be excellent, with some up to 25 inches in
length. Other catches include snook and reds to 30
inches and scattered catches of flounder, bluefish,
Spanish mackerel, pompano and cobia.
Capt. Steve Salgado on the Complete Angler
said he's catching snook, redfish and kingfish just
offshore.
Capt. Thorn Smith at Angler's Repair said reds
and snook are his best bets for the week..
Carl at Perico Harbor Bait & Tackle said wade
fishers are doing very well with snook up near the
mangrove islands and lots of keeper trout. Offshore,
kingfish are still moving through, and Carl added
that bait is starting to move.-
Capt. Rick Gross said snook fishing is about as
good as it gets right now, with several fish being
landed at 40 inches in length.
On my boat Magid we're getting some good
snook fishing in these days, with some catches up to
35 inches long, plus reds and a few permit and small
bonnet sharks to about 48 inches.
Capt. Tom Chaya said small sharks are appear-
ing on the bulkhead, trout are on the seagrass flats
and kingfish are still moving through in the Gulf.
Bill at Island Discount Tackle said kingfish are
still here, with the best hook-ups coming through
trolling lures anywhere from one to 10 miles from
shore. There are also a few cobia hanging around,
and grouper fishing remains good. Backwater an-
glers are finding that snook and redfish are where the
action is at.
Capt. Mike Greig said he's getting some 25-
pound kingfish and grouper.up to eight pounds out
in the Gulf.
Capt. Glenn Corder said he's still doing well
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It's a month and counting to the links event of the
year.
The Anna Maria Island Privateers have booked the
Palma Sola Golf Course on 75th Street in Bradenton for
the fourth annual Whitey Horton Memorial Golf Tourna-
ment. A "cannon start" will hoist off the four-person
scramble at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 6.
Registration, at $45 per person, is now available. Pro-
ceeds will benefit the Privateers' Whitey Horton Scholar-
ship Fund which assists young Islanders with college tu-
ition. The late Whitey Horton of Holmes Beach was a life-
time Privateer with a heart of gold.
On the Island, registration forms are available at The
Islander Bystander and D Coy Ducks in the Island-Shop-
ping Center, Marina Drive, Holmes Beach; at Duffy's
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cole slaw; Texas toast and of yes a cash bar.
Spouses, significant others and hungry men and
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Moon Date AM HIGH AM .LOW PM HIGH PM LOW
May 6 10:26 1.7 3:22 0.3 10:08 1.6 3:58 0.8
May 7 10:45 1.8 3:54 0.5 11:03 1.6 4:40 0.5
May 8 11:04 1.9 4:26 0.6 11:53 1.6 5:19 0.3
May 9 11:22 2.0 4:48 0.8 5:54 0.2
May1 1 2:38 1.5 5:06 0.9 11:43a' 2.2 6:26 0.1
FM May 11 1:17 1.5 5:24 1.0 12:05 2.3 7:02 0.0
May 12 1:57 1.4 5:42 1.0 12:30 2.4 7:37 -0.1
May 13 2:43 1.4 6:04 1.1 12:59 2.4 8:15 -0.2
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By Senior Chief D.M. Bucci
Officer in Charge, U.S. Coast Guard, Cortez
April 12, Search and rescue /assistance. While on
patrol, a Coast Guard boat came upon a disabled 24-
foot vessel in Anna Maria Sound. Commercial salvers
were contacted and the boat towed to King Fish Boat
Ramp.
April 12, Boarding. A 24-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 12, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of an overdue personal water-
craft. The vessel was located and reached port safely.
April 12, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of one red flare fired near the
Manatee River. A Coast Guard boat and the Manatee
County Sheriff's Department units responded, but
Good Samaritans reported that the flare was a hoax,
saying that a group of young people had gone out in
their boat, fired the flare, then returned to shore.
.April 13, Boarding. A 28-foot commercial parasail
boat was boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel's
operator was issued a warning for not having original
documents or licenses on board.
April 14, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a personal watercraft acci-
dent in Little Sarasota Bay. A Coast Guard boat re-
sponded and transported both personal watercraft to
shore. The vessel operators received minor injuries.
April 14, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of an 18-foot pontoon boat
stranded two miles east of Egmont Key. A Coast Guard
boat responded and towed the vessel to a nearby ma-
rina.
April 14, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a kayak capsized off Point
of Rocks on Siesta Key. A Coast Guard boat responded
to assist, but a Good Samaritan picked up four'people
in the water and transported them to shore.
April 14, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a 15-foot vessel stranded on the
beach at Egmont Key. A Coast Guard boat and a local
charter boat responded and towed the vessel to port.


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April 26, Boarding. A 14-foot runabout was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The boat's operator
received a warning for not having enough personal flo-
tation devices on board and the boat was escorted to
port.
April 26, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a 24-foot sailboat aground
in Longboat Pass. A Coast Guard boat responded, but
prior to its arrival the boat.refloated itself and became
caught in the incoming current. A Good Samaritan at-
tempted to assist but both vessels were pulled against
the bridge. The Coast Guard boat pulled both boats
from the bridge, and the sailboat was reanchored. There
were no major injuries but both boats received minor
damage.
April 26, Boarding. A 15-foot power boat was
boarded in Coquina Boat Ramp. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 26, Boarding. A 21-foot sport fisher was
boarded off Coquina Beach. The vessel was found to
be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 26, Boarding. A 21-foot power boat was
boarded off Coquina Beach. The vessel was found to
be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 26, Boarding. A personal watercraft was
boarded near Coquina Beach. The operator received a
warning for not having a sound-producing device and
a verbal warning for negligent operation of the vessel.
April 26, Boarding. A personal watercraft was
boarded near Coquina Beach. The operator received a
verbal warning for negligent operation of the vessel.
April 26, Boarding. A sailboat was boarded in
Longboat Pass. The operator received a warning for not
having the registration on board.
April 27, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of an overdue 22-foot vessel
from offshore of Bean Point to the 59th Street boat
ramp. A Coast Guard boat responded and located the
boat near Marker 67 in Anna Maria Sound, out of fuel.
It was towed to shore.
April 27, Boarding. A 23-foot commercial fishing
boat was boarded off Coquina Beach. The boat's op-
erator received a notice of violation for improper hull
numbering, not having a throwable personal flotation
device, running without lights after dark and having
expired flares.


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April 14, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a disabled 19-foot sailing
vessel north of Bimini Bay. A Coast Guard boat re-
sponded and towed the boat to a nearby marina.
April 15, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of three red flares fired near
the Manatee River. The firing was deemed a false
alarm.
April 16, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a mayday call from a 26-foot vessel
taking on water near Egmont Key. A Coast Guard boat
responded while several Good Samaritans rescued
eight people from the water after the vessel capsized.
The boat was towed to a dock on Egmont Key and the
Coast Guard boat transported the people to Station
Cortez. There were no serious injuries as a result of the
mishap.
April 16, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a personal watercraft opera-
tor unable to climb back aboard his vessel. A Coast
Guard boat responded, but a passing boater assisted the
personal watercraft operator.
April 17, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report that a vessel was aground in
Sarasota Bay. Communications were established with
the boat, which refloated itself unaided at the next high
tide.
April 17, 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.
April 17, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a capsized rental vessel in
Sarasota Bay. Coast Guard boats responded while a
Good Samaritan rescued the boat's passengers from the
water. The boat was towed to shore and the people
brought to a nearby marina. There were no serious in-
juries as a result of the mishap.
April 17, boarding. A 19-foot vessel was boarded
in Anna Maria Sound. The boat's operator received a
warning for not having the proper number of life jack-
ets and not having navigational lights on after sunset.
April 18, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a 21-foot vessel overdue in
Anna Maria Sound. The boat was delayed due to en-
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COASTLINES, FROM PAGE 28
gine trouble but was able to return to port without as-
sistance.
April 18, Search and rescue /assistance. While on
patrol, a Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel from Flotilla 84
towed a disabled 20-foot vessel to Centennial Park in
Sarasota.
April 18, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report from Coast Guard Group St.
Petersburg of two vessels taking on water in the
Egmont Channel. One of the vessels was located by
Eckerd College Search and Rescue and found not to be
in trouble, and the other boat was not located and the
search suspended.
April 19, Boarding. A 19-foot vessel was boarded
in Longboat Pass. The boat's operator was issued a
notice of violation for having improperly spaced hull
registration numbers, not having a fully charged fire
extinguisher, not having flares and operating the boat
while intoxicated.
April 19, Search and rescue /assistance. While on
patrol, a Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel from Flotilla 84
towed a disabled 17-foot vessel to shore.
April 19, While on patrol, a Coast Guard Auxiliary
vessel from Flotilla 84 towed a disabled 20-foot ves-
sel to Centennial Park in Sarasota.
April 21, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a vessel aground in the Mana-
tee River east of Interstate 75. One person was reported
missing and believed to be in the water. The missing per-
son was located on shore and the case turned over to the
Manatee County Sheriffs Department.
April 21, Boarding. A 15-foot vessel was boarded
in Longboat Pass. The boat's operator received a warn-
ing for not.having enough life jackets on board.
April 21, Boarding. A 17-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 23, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
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the boat was taking on water over the bow due to rough
seas. The vessel was taken into tow and brought to
calmer water. None of the people on board were seri-
ously injured.
April 23, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a flare fired from a
grounded vessel near Marker 68 in Anna Maria Sound.
A Coast Guard boat responded, but the vessel's opera-
tor decided to await high tide to refloat the boat. A
communication schedule was established with the
grounded boat, which refloated itself later with com-
mercial salvage assistance.
April 24, Boarding. A 16-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel's operator
was issued a warning for not having the boat registra-
tion on board.
April 24, Boarding. A 22-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 24, Boarding. An eight-foot personal water-
craft was boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel
was found to be in compliance with all applicable fed-
eral laws.
April 24, Boarding. Another eight-foot personal
watercraft was boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The
vessel was found to be in compliance with all appli-
cable federal laws.
April 24, Boarding. A 19-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The boat's operator
received a warning for not having enough life jackets
and not having navigational lights on after sunset.
April 25, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a body floating 30 west of
Longboat Pass. A Coast Guard boat responded and
retrieved the body, which has not yet been identified.
April 25, Boarding. An 18-foot power boat was
boarded in Sarasota Bay. The vessel was found to be
in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 25, Boarding. A 15-foot power boat was
boarded in Longboat Pass. The vessel was found to be
in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 25, Boarding. An 18-foot power boat was
boarded in Sarasota Bay. The vessel was found to be
in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 25, Search and rescue /assistance. While on
patrol, a Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel from Flotilla 85


towed a disabled 26-foot vessel to safe moorings.
April 25, Boarding. A 14-foot power boat was
boarded in Sarasota Bay. The boat's operator was is-
sued a warning for not having a sound-producing de-
vice on board and not having a throwable personal flo-
tation device.
April 25, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a possible boat fire north-
west of Stump Pass. A Coast Guard boat responded,
but the reported fire was actually a light from a pass-
ing ship.
April 25, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of an overdue 39-foot sailing
vessel from St. Petersburg to Key West. A communi-
cations check located the boat safely moored at Cab-
bage Key.
April 25, Boarding. An 18-foot power boat was
boarded in New Pass. The vessel was found to be in
compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 25, Boarding. A 28-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 26, Boarding. A 29-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 26, Search and rescue /assistance. While on
patrol, a Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel from Flotilla 84
towed a disabled 15-foot vessel to a nearby marina.
April 26, Boarding. A 19-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was
found to be in compliance with all applicable fed-
eral laws.
April 26, Boarding. A 23-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 26, Boarding. A 24-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
April 26, Boarding. Another 24-foot power boat
was boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The vessel was
found to be in compliance with all applicable federal
laws.
April 26, Boarding. A 27-foot power boat was
boarded in Anna Maria Sound. The boat's operator re-
ceived a warning for not having a sound-producing
device on board.


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BRASS BED, queen complete with firm orthopedic
mattress set. Never used, boxed, cost $850. Must sell
$250 cash. 662-9175.

DAYBED, WHITE AND brass, complete with mat-
tress and trundle. Never used, boxed. Cost $850.
Must sell $250 cash. 662-9175.

NAUTICAL BUT NICE Ships Chandler. Come see
the Gulf Coast's most unusual store of marine decor
and gifts. 12304 Cortez Road W. 795-5756. Week-
days 9-6, weekends 10-5.

LORD'S WAREHOUSE Unique thrift shop on pre-
mises Longboat Island Chapel. Two-for-one closing
sale throughout May. Open Mon., Wed., Sat., 9-3.
6140 Gulf of Mexico Dr. 383-4738.

BUILDERS HOME FURNITURE Displayed but never
used. Four-piece bedroom sets $259; sofa and love
seat $399; queen bed set $199; full $159; twin $129;
futons (sofa by day bed at night) frame and mat $199;
daybed (white with brass finials) including 2 mattresses
and pop-up unit $285. Can deliver. Call 753-7118.

BEDROOM SET, microwave oven, lamps, 12 china
place settings, old cameras, old records, car cover,
can/knife sharpener. Leave message. 778-3553.

RENOVATION SALE 697 Key Royale Dr., 25-cu-
bic foot Amana, microwave in excellent condition, GE
dishwasher, cabinets, sinks, doors. Make offers. Ev-
erything must go. 778-7094.

HOT TUB four-person, 110V, two months new,
barely used, must sell. A deal at $1,700. 792-7605.



ROSER GUILD THRIFT SHOP. Open Tues., Thurs.,
9:30-2, Sat. 9-12. Clothing, etc. Sales. 511 Pine Ave.,
Anna Maria, across from Chapel.

MULTI-NEIGHBOR SALE Friday & Saturday, May 8 &
9, 8-1. Antiques, household items. Must empty house.
Everything you need. 7901 Palm Drive and 112 79th St.


BokrBer. CRSGRI, LTG


www. Dialtheduncans@theptn.com


TOOLS, LADIES GOLF CLUBS, Bagboy cart, loads of
miscellaneous office supplies, desk, chair, Sears
power tools, mitre box, dolly, art supplies, electric fans,
space heater, heavy-duty wet/dry vacuum, paper cut-
ter. Saturday, May 9, 9-3, 315 58th St., Holmes Beach.

MOVING SALE Saturday, May 9, 8-3. 209 71st St.,
Holmes Beach. Furniture, queen-size bedroom set,
bar stools, dinner table and chairs, dishes, linens,
clothes and more. 778-6075.

YARD SALE Three families. Saturday, May 9, 9-?.
Small boat, bedspreads, bikes, nice Xmas decorations,
small table, clothes, games and more. 3009 Avenue E,
Holmes Beach.



PRESCRIPTION GLASSES on Anna Maria City
beach. Reward. 778-3602.



CORTEZ FISH MARKET 119th Street and Cortez Rd.
(turn south two blocks). We have stone crabs. 798-
9404. Cortez Bait & Seafood.

NOW IS AN IDEAL time to discover the taste, versa-
tility and health benefits of soy foods. Samplings avail-
able at Here's To Your Health, "the Island's healthy
market." 5340 Gulf Drive, S&S Plaza.

ISLAND CLASSIFIEDS www.annamaria.net/Classified

DOLPHIN DAYCARE and Preschool. Register now for
fall preschool and aftercare. Places available for sum-
mer camp. Ages 5-8. We also accept infants and tod-
dlers. Call for more information. 778-2967.



PET CARE IN YOUR HOME. Island animal lover will
feed, walk, house-sit, etc. Barbara 778-4284.

FREE TO GOOD HOME: Two mating cockatiel sing-
ing birds. Need lots of attention. Adults only. Wonder-
ful companions. Large cage included. 778-0118.


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HOLMES BEACH BAYFRONT Spectacular
views of bay and Intracoastal from this 3BR/
2BA residence with deep-water dock and lift.
Great central location. Offered at $379,500.
David Moynihan 778-2246 Eves 778-7976.


DIRECT GULFFRONT Exceptional residence
with custom Bahama shutters, Mexican tile
floors, private 17x29 roof top terrace and
fabulous Gulf views. Complex is extremely well
built with secured elevator, large pool, storage
and wide sandy walking beach. Call David
Moynihan 778-2246 eves; 778-7976. $295,000.


Summer Rates


JUST LISTED Rare 2BR/2BA condo turnkey
furnished with view of pool. Great vacation
home or rental. On-site management.
$124,900. Call Ed Olivera. 778-2246
Eves 778-1751.


ANNA MARIA GULFFRONT Outstanding
views from this two-story masonry duplex
offering 2BR/1.5BA each unit, turnkey
furnished. Possible to convert to single family.
Offered at $497,000. David Moynihan
778-2246, eves. 778-7976. D28156.


Start May 1st


Call Our Rental Professionals at 778-2246


LAB PUPS: Four females $475. Three males $425.
All chocolate, AKC registered. Born March 30. Avail-
able 5/25. Call Katrina at 776-2626.

LOST CAT on April 26, vicinity of 62nd St. and Ma-
rina Dr. Thin, neutered male, black over white. Name
Desoto. 779-2165.

DESPERATE: HOME NEEDED for warm friendly,
gentle spayed female cat. Six years old, Cinnamon
color. Please call 778-6310.



1989 LEBARON CONVERTIBLE. Leather, turbo,
looks and runs great. $2,800. 779-2028 nights.

1995 CHRYSLER LeBaron convertible. Emerald, tan
top, warranty, 46,000 miles. $10,500. Call 792-4274.

1986 CHEVROLET CAVALIER station wagon.
120,000 miles, second owner. Mostly highway miles.
No AC. Nothing fancy. Runs great. Very dependable,
$700 firm. 778-5109.

1984 DODGE CHARGER New battery, new front
tires and alignment. Runs good, looks good. $600
OBO, 778-4192.

1963 CORVAIR rampside pickup. New engine.
$3,000. 778-0572.

FIND GREAT DEALS on wheels ... and everything
else in The Islander Bystander. 778-7978.



YACHT CLEANING by Carleen. Detailing, wax,
maintenance programs. 15 years experience. Island
resident. References available. 941-750-7337.

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

BOAT HOIST, ELECTRIC. Two motors, 10,000-


pound capacity. $1,500.


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WESTBAY POINT & MOORINGS
Bay view end unit. Bright, open 2BR/2BA
condo with glassed lanai and many
upgrades. Includes your own boat dock and
covered carport. Turnkey furnished and
ready to move into. Heated pool and tennis
court. $198,000. Call for private showing Dick
Maher of Dave Jones 778-4800.


* 3BR/2BA Anna Maria Home ............ $174,900
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* 2BR/2BA Sea Crest ............................. $142,000
* 2BR/2BA Bridgeport .......................... 129,900
* 2BR/2BA Sandy Pointe ...................... $127,000
* 2BR/2BA West Bay Pt & Moorings.. 5198,000
(941) 778-4800 Toll Free 800-237-2252


You move. 778-1901.


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THIS UNIT IS TOP SHELF
2BR/2BA condo. New tile throughout, new
furnishings. Views of the Gulf from living
room and balcony. Elevator, pool. Pets
allowed. Shows like new! All this for
$129,900. Call Lynn Hostetler 778-4800.
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* Just Reduced Holmes Beach Fourplex..... $275,000

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WET SLIPS AND Hi 'N' Dry storage available at
competitive rates in modern, full-service marina. 778-
2255.

SAILBOAT O'DAY 19-foot, Evinrude outboard 4hp,
Magic Tilt trailer, roller furling, swing keel. $2,250,
778-6130.

22' SEARAY Cuddy w/trailer. great for camping, fish-
ing, cruising. Health forces sale, was $4900, now
$4500. 779-1102.



HOUSEKEEPING Various duties. Non smoking. Part
time. Harrington House Bed & Breakfast 778-5444.

BRIDGE STREET PIER & Cafe is now accepting
applications for part time cooks and full and part time
servers. Please apply in person. 200 Bridge St.,
Bradenton Beach.

CAFE ON THE BEACH now hiring all positions, full
time/part time. Apply in person. 4000 Gulf Dr.,
Holmes Beach.

CASHIERS/SALES ASSOCIATES Crowder Bros.
Hardware. Full-time or part-time. Now taking appli-
cations.

BUCCANEER INN Part time office work. Hours flex-
ible. Ask for Lucia. 383-5565

SALES ASSOCIATES Busy Real Estate office in
prime location seeks sales associates. Join the Gulf-
Bay team. Call Robin Kollar at 778-7244.

ANNA MARIA RESORT: Housekeeper, general
maintenance, management training. Generous
amenities, part time, flexible work schedule. Call for
appointment, 778-4784.

FREE JOB REFERRAL service. Call Anna Maria Is-
land Chamber of Commerce, 778-1541.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Are you interested in
the history of Anna Maria Island? Get involved with the
Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave.,
Anna Maria. WE NEED YOU! Call 778-0492.


QUALIFIED HOME HEALTH AIDE Professional,
experienced in tender care. Excellent references.
Part time or 24-hour care. Call 778-4192.

STATE CERTIFIED CNA or HHA. Care for you or
your loved one. 10-year experience. Excellent refer-
ences. Reasonable rates. Call Tracy, 722-0162.



NEED PC ASSISTANCE? Want help getting on the
Internet? "@Ease With PCs" can help. Instruction,
problem resolution, upgrades. Most work done on
your premises. Most major packages. Sorry, no
Macs. Call Keith Allen, 792-8718.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING, Mildew buster, will
restore your house to its usual luster. Roof, decks,
drives and more. Call 778-0944.

MAN WITH SHOVEL Planting, mulching, trimming,
clean-up, raking, edging. 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.

SPRING CLEAN your mildew away! I will pressure
clean your decks, lanai, pool area, driveway. For free
estimate call Greg at 749-0253.

CHECK-A-HOME Inspection Services can keep an
eye on your home or rental while you're gone. Free
estimate. Licensed builder #RR0066504. Island
Check-A-Home at 778-3089.

AUTOMOBILE SERVICE AND REPAIR. Call Mark
for appointment at Grooms Motors, 778-6045. 5608
Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

BANKRUPTCY $200 Divorce $150 $200. Adoption,
Corporations, Modifications, Power of Attorney, Wills,
Living Wills, Name Change, etc. Suncoast Paralegal
Services 742-4788.


DUMP TRUCK FOR HIRE Shell delivered and
spread $25 yd., mulch, fill dirt, gravel. Call for prices.
Hauling Larry 778-0119.

THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION Cleaning Services, es-
tablished 1993. Residential, commercial, rentals.
Hard worker, dependable, excellent references. Call
for interview. Kimberly 792-0862.

GOT A COMPUTER? Got problems? Repairs,
troubleshooting, upgrading, networking, personal
training. Low rates. Call 758-3061.

POWER PROS PAINTING Complete interior and
exterior painting and pressure washing. Free Esti-
mates. "Quality work at an affordable price." All work
guaranteed. Seniors discount. Locally owned and
operated by Scott Lindsey 778-8355.

ATTENTION CAR/BOAT OWNERS Acrylic Teflon
polish to protect your investment. Protects paints
from love bugs. We're mobile. Free estimates. Call
778-5215.

DOMESTIC AFFAIRS Thorough cleaning (neurotic
attention to detail) residential/office, condos, clean
outs and opens, laundry, ironing, errands, grocery
shopping, light cooking, pet and house sitting. Ref-
erences available. Tony 795-1235.

CREDIT SERVICES Tired of bad credit? We can
help. Call now, 952-5223.

FLORIDA SECURITY ENFORCEMENT Security
guard service, gated communities, mobile patrols,
executive body guards, weddings, proms and private
affairs. Reasonable rates. 952-5022.

AUTO DETAILING at your home or office at your con-
venience. Complete detailing includes wash, wax,
shampoo, engine and undercarriage cleaning, leather
& vinyl conditioned, tires & trim dressed and more. Pro-
tect your investment. Call Damon at 320-5662.

ISLANDER CLASSIFIED The best news in town
and the best results from classified ads!


A BIG HOUSE ON KEY ROYALE
BIG PRICE REDUCTION NOW $229,000
611 Gladstone. 4BR/3.5BA/2 kitchen/2 car,
3,895 sq. ft. under roof home including
caged pool. Next to but not on a canal.
Owner anxious. $255,000. Now $229,000.

Doug Dowling Realty
778-1222



GREAT DUPLEX
PROPERTIES!

Beautifully maintained duplex with two identical
2BR units and short block to beach! Excellent
seasonal rentals and fully furnished. Priced to sell
at $185,000.

GULFVIEW DUPLEX with two turnkey units only
a few feet to gorgeous beach in Anna Maria. A
panoramic view from upper unit and great rentals
summer and winter! Asking $419,500.




Since
OB 1957
MARIE LIC. REAL ESTATE
FRANKUN REALTY BROKER
"We ARE the Island.'
9805 Gulf Drive PO Box 835 Anna Maria, Florida 34216
1-800-845-9573 (941) 778-2259 Fax (941) 778-2250


GRACIOUS HOME on over four beautiful acres. Restored historic
old brick school house in Cortez fishing.village. Features over 3,500
sq. ft., 13-foot ceilings, original Florida pine floorings. $419,900.
Sandy Drapala, 794-3354 or Peggy Henger, 383-4638. R27139


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TROPICAL SETTING surrounds this two-story duplex. Has
den and indoor utility room. Recently renovated. Reduced.
$165,900. Colette Gerrish, 794-1024. D17489


ULTIMATE SUNSETS and expansive views of Sarasota and NEWER KEY WEST-STYLE HOME Gorgeous views of
Longboat Key. Property consists of two houses and deeded boat Intracoastal Waterway and Jewfish Key. Garage accommo-
dock. Main house features tile floors, fireplace and living room with dates six cars and RV. 2BR cottage on same lot. $398,000.
full bay view. $399,000. Van Bourgois, 761-0273. R27773 Bob Burnett, 387-0048. R23607
WATERFRONT LOTS/ACREAGE MAINLAND
SARASOTA BAY waterfront lifestyle, FABULOUS BAYFRONT LOT on a private LOVELY SPLIT-DESIGN condominium
3BR/2.5B townhouse. Elegant Florida- and secluded street. Cleared and ready to in Timber Creek. 2BR/2B, glassed
design. Elevator, two-car garage, build on. $195,000. Elena Granger, 792- enclosed lanai. On golf course. $87,90C
manned gate house. $309,900. Don 0021. L28916 Nancy Keegan, 723-3929. C27670
Lewis, 746-3200. C24581 GOLF AND TENNIS are just some of th
PRIVACY AND ELEGANCE. Fronting GOLF AND TENNIS are just some of the
Manatee River. Two-story home filled N amenities with this 2BR/2B patio home
with innumerable special touches. in Terra Ceia Bay Club. $120,000. Dav
$1,750,000. Jim Brown, 747-1200. Available properties by the Barker, 792-8932. R28616
MAGNIFICENT RESIDENCE. 4 or 5BR, week or by the month from PALMA SOLA PARK. Light and bright
completely renovated, wood floors, Anna Maria Island to Venice. 3BR/2B home sparkles. Cathedra
crown moldings. Built in 1905. French Call one of our rental and ceilings. Lush landscaping. Must see t
doors, fireplace. Spacious family room resort specialists, appreciate. $149,900 Kathleen Slayter
overlooks pool, dock and grounds. (941) 951-6668 or (800) 881-2222 792-8a26 or Janet Bellingar, 747-4543
$575,000. Kathy Marcinko, 792-9122 or Located in 792-8826 or Janet Bellingar, 747-454
Sandy Drapala, 794-3354. R18225 Anna Maria Island Centre Shos R24741


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Commercial Residential Free Estimates
Sandy's Lawn Mowing Trimming Edging
|Hauling By the cut or by the month.
l awnA We Monitor Irrigation Systems
Service INSURED* GUARANTEED LOWEST
778.1345 PRICES AND SATISFACTION
11Established in 1983

Darrin Wash CARPENTRY
"A DOOR EXPERT"
Serving the Island communities for
9 years with Island references.
DRY WALL, TEXTURE
& POPCORN REPAIR 778-1353

WILSON WALL SERVICES
Specializing in Stucco & Ceiling Repairs
Building Restoration Water Damage
Interior/Exterior
25 Yrs Experience Island References 727-7247


Private & Commercial Interior & Exterior
20 Years Experience *Husband/Wife Team
Free Estimates Call 778-2139

Paradise Improvements
Quality home repair and maintenance
Steven Kaluza 778-4173
Island References and Insured
Painting Drywall Tile Doors Screens Etc ...

Kitchen & Bath Cabinets Refacing
Entertainment Centers New Formica Wood


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10 Years Local References
Insured 778-7399
Antique Repair Lathe Work


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Hosts
Dishwashers
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Line Cooks apply only.
Will train Bussers, Hosts
& Dishwashers.
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3-5 pm Mon. Fri.
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(941) 778-2993
ANNA MARIA


LAWNS CUT palms trimmed, yards cleaned up.
Shell and mulch delivered and spread. Call David
Bannigan at 778-6972.

MANATEE MOWERS Island Lawn Service, in busi-
ness over 10 years. Call Donnie Rivera today for free
estimate. 778-7508. Thank you.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER Service and repair. If
it's broken we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior dis-
count. Call 778-2581.

ED'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Cus-
tom design and installation, mulch, sod, stone, shell,
xeriscape. Consulting services available. 778-8272.
Formerly Anna Maria Garden Center.

EXPERT LAWN CUTTING/tree trimming. Affordable,
reliable, insured. Call Jeff at 778-1560.

EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN GARDEN CEN-
TRE Unique landscape design and.xeriscaping.
Quality plants and trees, mulch, shell, top soil. Free
delivery. 5704 Marina Dr., Holmes Beach. 778-4441.

JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns,
native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanup.
Island resident 25 years. Call 778-6508.

YOUNG RETIREE will mow small yards northwest to
perfection. Dependable, reasonable and reliable.
792-7605.


CODY'S CARPET & upholstery cleaning. Dry foam
shampoo and steam cleaned. LR/DR $34.95. Free
deodorizing. 794-1278.

DRY CLEAN your carpet! Those who want to provide
their customers with truly superior service choose
Fat Cat to clean their carpeting and upholstery. Many
Island references. 778-2882.


VAN-GO PAINTING Residential/Commercial, Inte-
rior/Exterior, Pressure Cleaning, Wallpaper. Island
resident, references. Dan or Bill 795-5100.

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling
contractors. State licensed and insured. Many Island
references. 778-2993. Lic# CRC 035261.

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, new installa-
tion/repairs, Soffits/Fascias, screen enclosures. In-
sured, references. Lic. #RX-0051318. Rex Roberts
778-0029.

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free esti-
mates. Thirty-two year Island resident. Call Jim
Bickal at 778-1730.

CHRISTIE'S PLUMBING Island and off-Island ser-
vice since 1975. Repairs and new construction. Free
estimates, no overtime charges. (FL#RF0038118)
778-3924 or 778-4461.

ISLAND UPHOLSTERY Furniture repair. Danish
craftsman. Free estimates, pick-up & delivery. 121
Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. 778-4335.

"MR. BILL'S HOME REPAIR SERVICE" 30 years
experience. Self-employed in the construction
trades. I am handy to have around. Call 778-1110.

BRICK, GLASS BLOCK, stone, pavers, stucco, tile.
Lic. #MC00318. Insured. Phone 778-5183. Dave
Elliott.


FURNISHED 1BR DUPLEX, Utilities, No Pets. $500/
month plus first, last, security. 6 month minimum
lease. 203 Peacock, Holmes Beach. 778-1546.

1BR APARTMENT with study, brand new construc-
tion, two blocks from beach, bayview. $675 per
month. 778-0714 or Pager 252-2453.

SIESTA KEY FURNISHED CONDO. 1 BR/1BA. Beach
2 blocks. Heated pool. $795 mo. Apr.-Dec. 746-7402.


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FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED To share annual
Anna Maria, 3BR/2BA. New home one block from
Gulf Beach. Non-smoking no pets. One month rent
and security. $525 Call 779-1043.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA, suitable for single professional,
washer/dryer hookup. Central air. 1 short block to
Gulf. No dogs. $650 mo + utilities. Call Carol Saulnier
at Green Real Estate. 941-778-0455.

HOLMES BEACH BUSINESS CENTER Rental units
available for commercial, retail and storage. Call
(941) 778-2924 for information.

VACATION RENTALS Summer specials. Call
Wagner Realty at 778-2246.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA AVAILABLE May 10. $1,100 mo.
Call Wagner Realty at 778-2246.

WATERFRONT HOME, 2BR/2BA, furnished or un-
furnished. $900/mq. First, last security electric. 6
months minimum. 2712 Avenue B, Holmes Beach
778-6387.

HIDEAWAY COVE Panoramic bayview. Nice, quiet
first-floor 2BR. Fully furnished, steps to beach, res-
taurants. Available Apr.-DEC. 1999 season. Also an-
nual. No pets/smokers. 778-7107.

SURF SIDE 2BR/1BA $900 annual. Sec/assurety.
No last month. 792-2779.



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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER I MAY 6, 1998 0 PAGE 33 II


A A D
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ANNA MARIA 5BR/5BA canal estate, two blocks from
beach. First-class amenities, 10 beds. Accommo-
dates retreats, vacations, reunions, wedding guests.
Brochure, Island Real Estate, 778-6066.
AVAILABLE NOV.-APR. 2BR/2BA, pool, washer/
dryer, newly updated, no pets, no smokers. 813-
771-6582.

HOUSE IN BRADENTON BEACH. 2BR, fenced yard,
two people, small pets O.K. $750 per month 778-
7069 after 6:00.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX 2BR/1.5BA, all
appliances(W/D). Beach two blocks. Available 5-11-
98. $650 (annual) plus utilities (first/security). 941-
778-5793 or 317-823-4999.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX, 1BR/1BA, furnished or
unfurnished, annual, newly redone. $550 mo. plus
utilities, first and last. No pets. References. 1-813-
689-0621.

VACATION RENTALS Turnkey 1 and 2BR apart-
ments $290 and $350 wk. Across from sandy walk-
ing beach. Some spring/summer dates available. Call
941-778-2374, Almost Beach Apartments.

BRADENTON BEACH ANNUAL. On the Bay, small
2BR duplex, lush grounds, large dock, good parking,
deck, $640/mo. Includes water and pest control. No
pets. 778-4625.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA. $650 mo. Security and utilities.
Small pet OK. 778-5057.
GULF/BAY VIEW, 1 and 2 BR apartments with pool.
Fish or swim from your front door. Special May rates,
$350/week. 778-1322.
GORGEO-iUS BAYFRONT VILLA. 2BR/2BA, 2-car
carport, deep water dock, darkroom. May Oct 98:
$650/wk or $1450/mo. Nov 98 Apr 99: $1950/mo.
$975 annual. 753-0676.
VACATION RENTAL Adorable cottage. 2BR/1BA, W/
D, one block to beach ,bay, pier, shops. Wood floors.
106 Church Bradenton Beach. $800 per month, $450/
week. 813-258-2411.
VACATION RENTAL Anna Maria beach house.
2BR/2BA, Gulfview every room. $2,500 mo. Call
776-1789.

FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED to share furnished
duplex on beach with same. Large, beautiful rooms.
Non smoker. No pets. Available immediately. Leave
message, 778-1318.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA UNFURNISHED, spacious, el-
evated, one half duplex with garage, sun deck,
vaulted ceiling. Great area, steps to beach. No smok-
ing. $750 mo. Call Gulf-Bay Realty, 778-7244.
FURNISHED STUDIO for rent. Best view of St. Pete,
Egmont Key, city pier. Annual or seasonal. 50 feet to
beach. Fresh paint. 107B N. Bay Blvd. 755-8663.
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ANNUAL 1BR/1BA apartment in Holmes Beach.
Close to beaches and shopping. No pets. $550 per
month includes electric, water and garbage. Call Fran
Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307 for details.
GREAT VIEW of Egmont Key, city pier, Skyway.
2BR/2BA with carport. 50 feet to beach. New paint
and carpet. Seasonal or annual. 107 N. Bay Blvd.
755-8663.

BOAT/RV/TRAILER PARKING on north end of Anna
Maria. $25-70 per month with live in security guard.
755-8663.

ANNUAL LEASE Furnished 2BR, Anna Maria City.
$625/month including water/sewer. First, last, secu-
rity. 778-5439.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1BA, washer-dryer,
new kitchen, large deck, no pets. $800 plus utilities.
First, last, security. Available June 1. 794-2947.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA ground-level home,
steps to beach. $700/month plus utilities. Call Smith
Realtors, 778-0770

ANNUAL RENTAL 1 BR/1 BA elevated half of duplex
close to beach. Storage. $600/month plus utilities.
Call Smith Realtors, 778-0770

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Six months, furnished
1 BR/1 BA or 2BR/1BA, $600/700/month plus utilities.
Cable and water supplied. No smokers, no pets. 100
feet to the Gulf. Call 778-4070 after 6 p.m.
EFFICIENCY/STUDIO fully furnished. Available im-
mediately. Steps to beach. $525 month includes all
utilities, cable and phone. Pets considered. 813-935-
2968.

HOUSE FOR RENT 2BR/1BA fully furnished. View
of water from beautiful shaded deck. Steps to beach.
$475 week. Pets considered. 813-935-2968.
HOLMES BEACH 1+BR/2BA block to beach. Freshly
painted, new Berber carpet. Furnished or unfur-
nished. Annual $700 month. 776-2083.
ANNUAL 2BR/1 BA in great neighborhood of Holmes
Beach. Steps to bay or beach. First, security, $700
month. Call 778-5482.
CHARMING GULFVIEW HOME 2BR/1BA. Tile
floors, fenced yard. Elevated sundeck with great
view. $795 annual. 761-9259.
HOLMES BEACH BAYFRONT 3BR/2BA unfur-
nished. Gorgeous bay views with 112-foot deep wa-
ter dock with davits. Yearly lease, first, last, security.
$2,500 month. 778-7822.
STUDIO/ONE BR furnished apartment in Holmes
Beach. $450/month. 778-0212.

SPACIOUS, NICELY furnished 2BR/1BA home in
Holmes Beach available for upcoming winter season.
Six months at $1,500. 941-778-0212.
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A I A SI

RENALSCotiue RAL SATECotiue-IRAL SATECnine-


STUDIO APARTMENT in Holmes Beach available
for upcoming winter season. Six months at $800.
941-778-0212.

HOLMES BEACH TOWNHOUSE condo across
from beach. Gulf view, swimming pool, sleeps six,
covered parking. 2BR/3BA. $625 week or $1,675
month. 792-6029.

ROOMMATE WANTED to share 2BR beach condo.
$400 month plus half utilities. 778-7252.

HOLMES BEACH Lovely 2BR/2BA duplex. New
' paint and carpet. Annual $775 month. 795-3838.

BAYFRONT COTTAGE with dock, furnished, beau-
tiful view, quiet area, no pets or smokers. $250 wk.,
$625 mo. Call 794-5980.

HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA furnished. Steps to
beach and shopping. $475 week, $1,200 month.
795-7805.


WHY PAY MORE? If buying a home is in your fu-
ture, one call could save you a bundle! Morgan-
Lewis Realty. Ask about our cash back program!
778-5354.

1BR/1BA CONDO on canal. Second floor, just two
miles to ocean. $5,000 down, owner financing 9%.
$355 mo. 15 years., $314.91 mo. 20 years. Call
813-677-5870 owner.

WHAT A DEAL for a canalfront home on the Island.
2BR/2BA, family room, fireplace and office. Com-.
pletely updated. Ceramic tile throughout. Appraised
at $205,000. Offered at $189,900. 779-1128.



Property Management Team
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l REALTORS
5910 Marina Dr Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Call 941-778-0770 Toll Free 800 741-3772
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK


IMPERIAL HOUSE $77,900 2BR/1BA condo great for
second home or vacation rental in a well cared for Gulf to
bay community. Features bayside patio, heated pool, pri-
vate fishing dock and 15-foot deeded Gulffront access.
Close to shopping and restaurants. #27223. Call Carol
Heinze 778-5059.
GREAT ISLAND INVESTMENT! Rare Island duplex with
Gulf view! Two 2BR/1BA units. Two screened porches,
garage, some updates. The best of both worlds; direct
Gulf views and an income too! #26217 $325,000. Call
Roni Price 723-0505.
DEEDED BOAT DOCK $164,000 Lovely 2BR/2BA Richmond
home with dining room, eat-in kitchen, large lanai, and a barrel-
tile roof. In a nice residential neighborhood only a few blocks to
the beach. #27251 Call Carol Heinze 778-5059.


WANTED: Two to six-unit rental investment prop-
erty. Prefer Holmes Beach area. Deal direct with
cash buyer. Call 778-2167.

HOLMES BEACH Seaside Gardens end unit. 1BR/
1 BA, new A/C, new refrigerator, excellent condition.
By owner. Call 794-8999.

MOBILE HOME for sale, seven years old, enclosed
carport, shed, furnished, Bradenton Beach. Will fi-
nance. $15,000 OBO. 727-3511 for appointment.

COUNTRY VILLAGE CONDO W. Bradenton. 2BR/
2BA 55+. First floor. Garage. 1,154 sq. ft. 12 min-
utes to beach. $70,000. 798-3575.

WE HATE TO LEAVE our cozy, remodeled 2BR/
2BA home in one of the most desirable walk to
beach areas of Holmes Beach. Relocation forces
price reduction to $159,000 now $156,000 for quick
sale. This is a giveaway. Owner 779-1185. Please!
Serious buyers only.

VILLAGE GREEN Bradenton. 2BR/2BA. Den, en-
closed lanai, large utility room. Ample closets and
attic storage. Two-car garage. Pool with cabana,
shuffleboard. Secluded but convenient to shopping,
golf. $124,500. 778-4004.

HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA large lot, deep canal,
dock, enclosed lanai. Must see. Owner 779-1512.

HOW TO ADVERTISE DEADLINE: MONDAY
NOON for Wed. publication. UP to 3 line minimum
- includes approximately 21 words $8. Additional
lines $2.50 each. Box: $2.50. Ads must be paid in
advance. Stop by or mail to 5404 Marina Dr.,
Holmes Beach, FL 34217. More information: 778-
7978.




PRICED TO SELL
One-of-a-kind, Anna Maria waterfront.
Sailboat water and direct bay access
from this 147x75 ft. lot. Seawalled,
cleared and ready to build. $134,500.


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Summer Rates


2BR plus loft/2BA Six month rental
2BR/2BA Pool home
3BR/2BA Pool home

CONDO
2BR/2BA Beachside
1 BR/1 BA Gulffront view
2BR/2.5BA Townhouse


$1,000 per mo
$700 per wk
$2,400 per mo


$700 per wk
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TO FULLY APPRECIATE you must see this amaz-
ingly spacious "Best Island Buy" with heated pool/
spa, two boat slips and boat lift on a quiet, low-main-
tenance corner lot. Like new interior, large light and
bright living room, quaint kitchen, storage and park-
ing galore. Three full baths, 3/4 bedrooms including
large new work-at-home studio/office or in-law/grow-
ing kids quarters, plus 43 count 'em checklist
features with the one exception of a fireplace. This
one won't last long at $289,000. Open house Sun-
day, May 10, noon to 4 p.m. or call owner for private
showing. 8404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 778-
3775.

EQUAL
HOUSING
OPPORTUNITY
All real estate advertising herein
is subject to the Fair Housing
Act, which makes it illegal to ad-
vertise "any preference, limita-
tibn or discrimination based on
race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or
national origin, or intention to make any such pref-
erence, limitation or discrimination." Familial status
includes children under age of 18 living with parents
or legal custodians, pregnant women and people se-
curing custody of children under 18. This newspa-
per will not knowing accept any advertising for real
estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers
are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in
this newspaper are available on an equal opportu-
nity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD
toll-free at 1-800-669-9777, for the hearing impaired
(TDD) 1-800-543-8294.


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Buy it, sell it! Find it in The Islander Bystander

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WHAT A BUY!
We have one of the most attractive homes on the
north end of Anna Maria. The floor plan is won-
derful and very functional. It features a large airy
living room and dining room which open up to a
fantastic screened porch. 3BR/2BA, den, dream
kitchen and large storage area with a two-car
garage.Too many extras to list. You can not du-
plicate this house in today's market at this price.
Now offered at $239,000. A "must see" to be
appreciated. This is a real sweetheart!










BRAND NEW LISTING!
An exceptional large piece of property, this 2
BR/2BA home has privacy galore. Pretty as a
picture and cute as a button. This home is wait-
ing for you! Foliage and greenery give you the
peace and serenity we are all looking for.
Just listed at $176,900.
Call Pat Jackson at 778-3301
or Ken Jackson at 778-6986
or Agnes Tooker 778-5287


Fran Maxon
SALES AND RENTALS
9701 Gulf Drive P Box 717 Anna Maria, FL 34216
(941) 778-2307
Toll Free 800 306-9666
Fax # 778-7035

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Custom Contemporary on Anna Maria Island!


215 Sycamore Avenue
Anna Maria
Offered at $259,900
Call Jane Tinsworth
at 795-3000


A very special home with Gulf views
from master bedroom and upstairs
bedroom. All cedar inside and out,
high ceilings, handmade cabinets,
etched glass entrance door and
master bath door. Floor to ceiling
stained glass windows in greatroom.
Wood decks on four sides. Private
setting. Heavily treed. Walk less than
1 block to beach!
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Sunsets And Dolphins For Sale!
Direct Gulffront 2BR/2BA condo. Turnkey-furnished
top-floor corner unit. Panoramic Gulf view. Fantastic
investment potential. $209,900. Call Becky Smith or Elfi
Starrett.


Ground floor "Kingfisher" 2BR/2BA with serene water
views from the living room, kitchen and master bedroom.
Very open floorplan with screened terrace overlooking
lake. $116,900. Call Elfi Starrett & Becky Smith.


2BR/1.5BA each side. Excellent rental, close to beach.
Nice residential area and convenient to everything.
Ceramic tile, carpet. Refrigerators, ranges, dishwash-
ers, washers/dryers included. $225,000. Call Mary Ann
Schmidt & Helen White.


4BR/3BA designer home, vaulted ceilings, master suite,
oak cabinets in kitchen and baths, four-car garage.
Dock, pool and tennis club membership. $549,900.

Zey RayZ$L Odi H"eL
2BR/2BA, new kitchen cabinets, tile floors. Great Florida
room, tile roof, workshop, fresh paint, screen room,
automatic sprinkler system, garage $209.900 Call Mar,
Ann Schmidl & Helen While




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(941) 778-2291 P 0 Box 2150
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Fabulous Foxworth Lane
Renovation Masterpiece
This unique 2 or 3 bedroom, 2 bath waterfront showplace
embodies an eclectic blend of Southwestern, Mexican
and South American motifs. Just a few of the countless
amenities include top-of-the-line Pella windows, beauti-
fully glazed Mexican tile floors, comfortable great room
plan with the loveliest kitchen on the Island including light
hickory cabinets, hutch with glass fronts and plate rack,
pantry, center island with pot rack and built-in desk. Swim-
ming pool, steel reinforced concrete boat dock, tile drive-
way, Jacuzzi tub and more. The lovely grounds include
many secret gardens with fountains, citrus and avocado
trees, plus a shaded potting shed. Only $379,500 includ-
ing a preferred one-year homeowners warranty.
Don't miss this one!


JUST LISTED!
Wonderful Westbay Point & Moorings
This meticulously maintained and appointed 2 bed-
.room, 2 bath elevated apartment offers plenty of space
and light while overlooking the serene waters of Anna
Maria Sound. Features include decorator wall cover-
ings and light fixtures, lovely Florida furnishings, beau-
tiful ceramic tile floors in entry foyer and kitchen, plus
a lovely wall of beveled-glass mirrors in the dining area.
Other features include cheerful butcher-block
countertops in the kitchen along with a practical tile
backsplash and handy pass-thru window to dining
area. Only $165,000 turnkey fumished.
**
Super Waterfront Lot
Located in a lovely residential section of newer homes.
Fully seawalled, direct Gulf and bay access with no
bridges. Short walk to friendly City Pier and sandy bay
beach. Priced at $196,000.

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UPDATED This 2BR/2BA Island home is better
than new, with newer kitchen, baths, roof, paint,
gutters, electrical service, A/C, situated on large
lot ready for your pool. Walk to beach. $179,900.
Call Marion Ragni 778-1504 eves.


HOLMES BEACH WATERFRONT Carefully kept
2BR/2BA home on private and picturesque canal
with views of the bayou. Well planned eat-in
kitchen, 16x22 Florida room, family room, dock,
10,000 pound boat lift and much more. Now
$239,000. Call Carol Williams 744-0700 eves.


LIGHT & BRIGHT 2BR/2BA elevated home with
vaulted ceiling in greatroom, French doors to
large covered deck. $169,000. Dial the Duncans!
Judy 778-1589 or Darcie 779-2290 eves.


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THE USUAL SUSPECTS

BY BRENDAN EMMETT QUIGLEY / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ


ACROSS
1 Discussed
thoroughly, with
"out"
7 Florentine
family name
13 Flattened at the
poles
19 Diffuse
20 Medium-sweet
sherry
22 Introduction
23 Song from
"Holiday Inn"
25 Meteorological
menace
26 Holiday in Hue
27 Skyrocket
28 Bamako is its
capital
30 Univ. awards
31 Modest bathing
suit
34 Lustrous hue
38 Notre Dame
name
39 Feature of some
modems
40 99-Down, Down
Under
41 Oft-scripted
Baroness Orczy
novel
50 Smash letters
52 Limerick
language
53 One ofthe
Reiners
54 Gospel music
award


55 Moonshine
58 Cautious stock
inv.
60 Spring
bloomer
63 Op.-
64 Botanist's
workplace
66 74-Down's
opposite
68 Constriction
worker?
70 6-pointers
71 Theme of this
puzzle
75 Small shot
76 Landed a
haymaker
77 Sked guesses
78 Quits working
80 Name of 13
popes
81 "Iceland" star
83 Cager Kukoc
85 React to a bad
joke, perhaps
86 Gore's grp.
88 Infielder Joey

90 Warehouse
supply: Abbr.
92 Shoe box
marking
93 Peaked
100 "Hot
Diggity"
singer
101 Aurora's
counterpart
102 Crack team?:
Abbr.
103 Boiled
holiday treat
108 Loaf locale


113 Get wind of
114 Mountain lake
115 Slapstick ammo
116 Suffix with
duct
117 Theseus' land
120 Counterirritant
concoction
125 First Olympic
Hall of Fame
gymnast
126 Under political
attack, maybe
127 Plan
128 Stalk
129 Cartoon cat
130 Oater groups
DOWN
1 Popular book
genre
2 Wheyfaced
3 Whack
4 In great
demand
5 Journal
addendum?
6 Cut
7 Code name
8 Medicine
Nobelist
Metchnikoff
9 Afro and bob
10 "Just Another
Girl on the -"
(1993 drama)
11 Cause for
pause
12 Soul singer
Hayes
13 Stadium cheer
14 -- Paese
cheese
15 Fred Mertz,
notably


16 Exiter's
exclamation
17 Hint
18 Nephew of Cain
21 Where Dick
Button won gold
24 Epitaph starter
29 S.D.I. concern
32 "Phooey!"
33 Fury
34 Bud, to Lou
35 Business biggie
36 Ford Sterling
played one
37 Exiter's
exclamation
39 Chilean
president,
1964-70
41 Delicious
42 Holy war
43 Starwort, e.g.
44 Most difficult to
believe
45 Buttinsky
46 Feeling lousy
47 Chopin works
48 Exhibits,
basically
49 Answer to "Shall
we?"
50 "Put a lid on it!"
51 Kind of float -
56 Revolutionary
name
57 Pawn
59 Speaker's spot
61 Putting up with
62 Dictionary abbr.
65 "Here comes
trouble!"
67 Inc. relative
69 Have--
(overreact)


72 Open-mouthed 91 Slalom
quintet maneuver
73 "Avotre-!" 94 Henri or Pierr
74 Chabrier's "Le e.g.
Roi malgr6--" 95 Roadie's load
75 Palace or prison, 96 Shutout
e.g.: Abbr. 97 Dress (up)
79 "I told you so!" 98 Shepherd's
82 D.S.M. recipient locale
84 "Singing 99 Stripling
journalist"Phil 103 Nursery rhym
87 Guards, boy
collectively 104 Starbucks
89 Yemeni port serving


105 Stops up
106 Solicits, with
e, "up"


e


107 Map of the
Aleutians,
usually
108 Fussbudget
109 House mem.
110 What anglers
want that
campers
don't


112 School clique,
maybe
113 Kind of seal
115 Ready for
surgery
118 Whisper sweet
nothings
119 Cape-
121 Chipreceder
122 Humerus locale
123 Year abroad


111 "Mr. Belvedere" 124 Most letters in
actress Graff D.C.


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