Sands Bay Fights

Arvida's Resort Hotel
See Page 1
Problem Of Beach Erosion
Being Faced By B.O.A.
Ten Unit Project Near
Beer Can Not Yet Approved
See Page 1
Establishment Of Erosion
Control Line Not Sirnplle
The Florida league at Cilia. I, having U. 54th Annual Convention .t I north 01 Miami Beach startl
Oct. 23rd. Many- Longboat Commissioners will attend the semlnaTs. This photo Irom the Municipal Record shows
Longboat League Selling
Founder's Day Tickets
See Page 4
Curved Jetty May Be Answer
To Erosion At LBK Passes

$4900
$4200 __ _
$3400 __ _
$2600
$1800 __ _
Help
Raise
The
Flag
Sa.
Harbour's beach, very similar 10 longboat's but with. curved Jetty. The ocean was lapping It the sea walls in 1939. The curved
jelly was completed In 1975 and this I. how the beach looks today. Goa I Wi t h i n Sig h t
With beach .roslon 8 major problem on Longboat Key, the Commissioners might InV8$llga'e the curved Jetty approach, as
Henry Slonn811 01 Bradenton has been advocating lor years. Thanks to some large contributors. the Kiwanis Flag
I Small Develop Pole Fund is up to $4900 and will top the goal of $5000
Erosion Subject Of by the time it is unveiled at the Founders Day Fair at the
Still In Litigation end of Ihe monlh, wilh Ihe names of Ihose who
Open Meeting Monday conlcibuled so much 10 Ihe Town inscdbed in a plaque
360 North Owned By Nell Saunders at the base.
The Beach Owners Association is holding an open
public meeting on Monday, Oct. 20th at the CoaSI
Federal Meeting room and is scheduling two local
experts and one from the West Coast Navigational
District. The lauer is Colonel Charles Furbee, the Chief
Engineer and his subject is expected tu include the'
disposition of spoil from the scheduled New Pass
Dredging.
Recently, there has been much speculation about
-.' hether or not the Army Corps of Engineers could
legally deposit the spoil from New Pass along the
beaches of Longboat Key. The law says that it must be
deposited along public beaches. and Lido Beach has
been the recipient in past years.
Erosion Control Line
However, the Beach Owners Association has taken
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The Town of Longboat Key and 360 North But as with everything these days, costs have
Corporation went to Court agai n last Friday before continued to ri se so that the final bill is a bit over the
Judge Gobie and came out in almost the same sit uation goal originally set. The Kiwanis Club will take up the
as they went in. slack,. if your check is not in the mail yet, please
Briefs, Arguments To Come
Most of the points on which the Town was denying
360 Nort h a building permit were worked out, says
Town Manager Wayne AUgire. However, the one big
point on which the Town is relying to put a permanent
stop to the 9-unit condominium project is still up in the
air. Briefs must be filed in ten days, says AUgire, and
then arguments for both sides will be heard.
"Not A Subdivision" _. Town
It is the Town' s contention that the parcel of land on
North Shore Road was subdivided ill egally si nce one
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send It In so that you can "own a piece of the Flag
Pole." Mail to: Flag Pole Fund, Box 52, LBK Fla.
33548. ' ,
Since last week, the following larger contributors
have sent in their checks: SI. Mary Star of the Sea
Catholic Church, Robert & Elizabeth Heine Coast
Federal Savings and Loan, the LBK Library, ' George
Caputo, Buddy March, Homer Greer, Guy Paschal
and Phil Williams. '
Won't you feel a lot beller when you drive by
knowing that you helped put it in place? :
Arvida Rebuts Opposition
To Resort Hotel
The residents of the Sands Bay Condominium,
represented by Attorney John Griffis, presented a list of
nine objecti ons to Arvida' s proposed resort hotel
complex to the Commissioners at Tuesday' s workshop.
SERVING THE KEYS
BIRD/ST. ARMANDS/
LI DO/LONGBOAT
KEY
PLUMBING
Ask For "Quiet" Pile Driver
They objected to (I) the entrance road, saying that the
Sands Bay residents should not have to drive through a
hotel to get to their condominium, and (2) the proposed
buffer, claiming that the closest part of the hotel
complex would be only 25 feet away. (They want it
extended to 50 feet.)
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366-4555

The Longboat Observer
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loqboll Ie,. fl 33548
(8131383·5334
Owned locally and published every Thursday
for the informa tion and e ntertainment of
the great er longboat Key area.
Publisher & Editor ....... .. . . . '. Ralph B. Hunter
Arts & Entertainment Editor . .... . .. Kevin Dean
Feature Editor .. .. ....... .... . . . . . . Betty Blair
Photo Editor .... . .. . .......... .. . Dave Gruber
AdvertiSing Sales ... .. . .. . . .... . Jack Hoffman
"All j ree governments ... are in reality governments
by public opinion and il is on the qualily oj this
public opinion that their prosperity depends . ..
James Russell Lowell
THE LONGBOAT OBSERVER is a community·
oriented pa per drawing on the talents of
Longboat residents. If you have the time and
the Inclination, and you are interested in help·
ing provide well written, positive articles on
loca l s ubj ects, we will be happy to review your
copy tor publication. When printed, we ' ll gladly I
give you a by·line .
Kahncerns By Jack Kahn, Sr.
(Jock Kahn, Sr., guest columnist, is a retired hosiery
and TV executive. former owner-manager oj the For
Horil.ons, longtime resident of Longboat Key and an
arch conservative in things political.j
The Economy
Take your pick of one of these age-old. overworked
cl iches, or if you prefer ( 0 choose bOl h you can do so
for they are explicit. "The cure is worse
the disease" (innation) or "The doctor (Federal Reserve
Board Chairman Volcker) prescribed the right medici ne
(high interest Tales) but the patient (the U.S. economy)
di ed. "
It perhaps is presumptuous of one untrai ned and un-
tutored in the science of economics to venture an opin-
ion and, even more 50, to suggest a sol ut ion. However,
when is confronted each day by diametric opinions
emanati ng from the mouths of supposedly skilled
economists, {he opinion is not so amateurish.
I must confess that I never had much love or
admirati on for President Franklin Roosevelt. but in re-
trospect I find that in many rd pects I was very wrong.
One measure that Roosevelt took was to fix the price of
gold at $32 an ounce. That edict should not have been
reversed, for having done so, it created part of the
problem with which {he economy is faced. The rush to
buy gold severely depleted the supply of money, and
hence the supply of credit, but the free market in gold
was not the only source of lrouble. It was silver. an-
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tiques and art. The savings that could have helped the
C economy are stored in the cell ars, scattered in the attics
and located in the vaults of banks and, what is worse,
Town Administration
Information: 383-3721
Town Manager . .. . . . ... . . . . . . .. .. . C. Wayne Allgire
Town Clerk . ... . . ..... ....... . ..... . .... Jane Pool
Director of Public Works .. .... . ...... Albert T. Cox, Jr.
Finance Di rector ......... . ....... . .. Walter Schmidt
Police Chief ... . .............. Wayne C. McCammon
Fire Chief .. . ....................... Robert Bullard
Building Inspector ..... . . ........ . . . . Herbert Lovett
Town Attorney ................... I.W. Whitesell, Jr.
Town Commissioners
(Meet every Tuesday at 2 p.m. for work session and the
fir.st Wednesday night of each month at 8 p.m.)
Dlst. 1 ..... . .. . . . ..... . ... . . Claire C. Bett, V. Mayor
2 ........ . . . . . .... . . . .... . .. Samuel E. Seeger
Dlst. 3 .. . . . .. ........ .. .... ....... Sidney A. Ochs
Dist. 4 . .. . ....•.. ....... .. J. Kennedy McCall, Mayor
Dist. 5 ... . . . •. .. . ...... . .. . ......... Russ Fernald
At 19 .... .. ... • • . • ••.. . . ........... . .... AI Lewin
Henry G. Riter
Zoning Board of Adjustment
Emil M. Seifert. Chairman
louis E. Dean
J. Hunter Gibbons
E.M. Woj tasik
Charles T. lacey
Frank C. Mockler
Charles E. Ritter
Planning & Zoning Board
Gen. James Edmundson, Chrmn.
Eugene Bossert
George Goodridge
Thomas H. Jones
Ray Staley
W.J. Moffett
Wi lbur Mutli n
James Rimie r
Theodore l. Sedwick
Longboat Key Town Directory
The Town Offices are located in the Municipal Complex
near the center of the Key.
While l ongboat Key is in Sarasota County (south halij,
and Manatee County (north half), it has its own town
government, and its own Post Office (zip 33548) located
on the north end of the island on Cedar Street. The
Postmaste r is Helen Holt. Telephone 383-2101.
Police
Rescue
Fire
Emergency
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many of those who thought they were protecting them-
against the rampant inflation now find supposed
inflation hedges do not command the same equity that
they did at time of purchase. The Hunt's example is
best.
In the early '70s President Nixon was practically
forced by the Congress to impose wage and price con-
trols. Now most everyone has been brainwashed into be-
li evi ng that such controls j ust do not work. They do not
work over an extended peri od of time but as a
(Continued on Page 19)
A REPORT
TO THE PEOPLE
FROM
STATE REPRESENTATIVE
Ted
Ewing
Florida Representative Di strict #74
2002 Ringling Bl vd.
Sarasota, Florida 33sn
Business Inventories And Livestock Taxes
Amendment five, that will appear on the October 7th
ball ot, proposes to do away wit h the present tax on busi-
ness inventori es and livestock.
The business inventory tax is a very unfair and dis-
criminatory one. Businessmen are now taxed on such
things as retail store inventori es and raw materials for
manufactoring companies. Forty-two states have done
away with inventory taxes and Florida should also. •
Dear Edi tor:
An article on Page 4 in your September 8th edition in-
dicates that the lower end of Longboat Key may get
spoil from a future dredgi ng of New Pass, so why not?
It left Longboat due to a phenomenom that authorities
cont inue to ignore. Because of publi city and pictures
lately, one would t hink thaI some laymen would begin
. to see solutions to erosion woes in that, and other areas.
Erosion, in the vicinity of bridges, causeways and
island ends is an everpresent problem. Its symptoms are
quite apparent but answers are not sought very diligent-
ly, I ask why?
We see dredgi ng operations that return the sediment
to the beaches and swash channels whence it came, but
no effort is put forth to prevent it from leaving the
beaches where it should stay. It is considered a proper
technique to narrow t he inlets and it becomes a Venturi
when ti des run fast, in or out ...
To prevent erosion on the lower pan of Longboat a
revetment in fr ont of Sands Point merging into
a Jetty that would have a Gulfward end angli ng upbeach
could have many benefits for boaters. fishermen and
swimmers. as the swash channel would disappear and
naturally nourished slopi ng beach would soon be
developing. capable of withstanding almost any wave
that a storm could drive at Longboat Key.
For example, Bal Harbour' s overcurved massive jetty
already protecting Miami Beach before the multi-
million dollar beach nourishment was started and the
Jetty is now preventing precious sand from being drawn
Into Bakers Haulover. Another curved jetty has done a
wonderful job at Clearwater' s Sand Key, and I believe
that New Pass needs a curved jetty as well.
Henry H. Szonnell
Bradenton
Along State Street
By JOHN SLACK
Special to The Boston Herald American
Reprinted with permission
Persian Gulf Investment Opportunit ies
The fighting between Iran and Iraq has once again fo-
world' s attention on the dangerous
Instablhty In the Persian Gulf. .
The Persian Gulf is no stranger to these Q()lumns be-
cause m?st investors have become acutely). of the
dangers It poses to the West's economies tattJ markets
and thus, to their investments. The present conflict
serves as another vivid reminder of the imperat ive need
to develop other more stable, energy sources. And it
answers a question asked about a recent column- What
has Australia got to do with Wall Street? ....
The answer , of course, is that investors have been an-
ticipating with their money that the development of the
vast resources in Australia will be accelerated as the
West struggles to get out from under the threat of a sud-
den, crippli ng interrupti on of the Middle Eastern oil
flow.
Since the fall and flight of the Shah the West' s
in Persian and the stabiii'ty created by
the Shah s military machme has disappeared. The disin-
tegration of the Iranian armed forces through lack of
spare parts for their American-built equipment and the
nation's internal political turmoi l made it only a
question of t.ime before Iraq would feel strong enough
to move agamst Iran. The Iraqis are moving to settle
some old scores, of course, but their ultimate goal is to
become the dominant and controlling nation in the
Gulf.
Much has been made in the press this week of the
long-simmering dispute between the two nations over
the Shau AI-Arab waterway. This is the estuary formed
by the ":igr.is and Euphrates rivers. Once
IraqiS, lo 1975 the Shah pressured them into agree-
109 to a new border down the middle of the waterway
eli minated Iraqi control over the access to
Important ports at Abadan and Khurramshar .
Regai ning control of the waterway is one of the Iraqi
bu.t there is .much more. And because Iraq
IS essentially a Soviet cli ent, the rest of their aims are
ominous. (Continued on Page 19)
Report From ...
ANDY IRELAND
8th District Congressman · Florida
On September 19, 1980, the President signed into law
S. 299, the Regulatory FlexibililY Act. I originall y intro-
duced this concept in the House of Representatives in
After three years of hearings, meetings, and nego.-
tlallons, we have reached a compromise which is S. 299:
I was honored to make the followi ng remarks at the
White House when the Bill was signed into law:
' :Mr. President. distinguished members of Congress,
ladles and gent lemen, it is so nice to see a dream come
true. When I introduced the concept of regulatory
flexibi.iity for small business in the House in 1978, I
knew It would be a long struggle to see it en<?cted. With
the help of the fr iends of America's small businesses,
most of whom are here today, that becomes a reality.
We have thrown a regulatory lifeline to the millions
of small businesses, organizations, and small govern-
mental units which have been slowly sinking under an
ocean of federal regul ation and paperwork. President
Carter put us on the right road last year when he intro-
duced an executive memorandum encouraging the use
of regul atory flexibility. Now we have all joined
together and have put it into the law of the land.
(Continued on Page 19)
The Comstock Load
By JIM COMSTOCK
Reprinted with permissionjrom
The West Virginia Hillbilly
E.R.A. And M.
I have listened to all sides in t he matter of E. R.A.,
i.e., complete equali ty of women wit h men, and I have
come to the conclusion that I am not only a confirmed
E. R.A.ist, but for good Methodist measure I want to
add one, which will ma ke all women happy and which
men won't want. I not only think that women shoul d
have the ri ght to bear arms, and fi ght in ail our wars,
and in keepi ng with the American pattern of giving
rights and retroactively rewarding .the one discriminated
against, 1 think onl y women shoul d fight in all the wars
that America is engaged in for the next 200 years, and
that all li vi ng soldiery of past wars be compensated for
ti me spent defendi ng this country while women stayed
at home and di d nothing but rivet some guns together
and keep kids fed and clothed and shod with their ration
books. Also, women should work on any job that man
has customarily been performing. I shall work for-:' .l
rewriti ng of the American document by some cale
chauvinist and make it say "all persons" are born
equal. -
Then when all these rights are granter to ad""d
one more for women, the one for measure
that I mentioned. I want every female to have the right
to reject ail or any of these rights and to live in the
tradition of womanhood if she wants to, to be a stick-in-
the-mud housewife, have doors opened for her, cloaks
flung in puddles for her to walk on. In summary, give
the female every right the male has plus the right to
reject them all and not be tittered at or discriminated

Erosion ................. (Continued from Page 1)
the position that the beach below mean high water is
public beach and since that is where they feel {he sand
came from, that is where they would like the New Pass
sand deposited. The crux of the mauer is the creat ion of
an Erosion Cont rol Line. This is a surveyed line which
has been established on the north end of Longboat for a
few thousand years, but has not been drawn on the
southern end. The li ne closely parallels the mean high
water line bUI is clearly establi shed. and must have the
owner of the land.
Withdb ..... <n Erosion Control Line, the owner gambles
that his shore line will accrete not erode, and he will
then own the newly bui ll up below the new mean high
water mark. But if the sea erodes whole hunks of his
own shore line, he has no recourse and cannot legally
::;...'Store the shore line.
Gambling With Nature
I f he agrees to an Erosion Control Line as most of the
owners di d on the north end of the Key, then the owner
does not own the land that is formed by accretion, but
he may restore the land that erodes. Actually, he may
receive spoil from local dredging if it is close enough to
suit the US Army Corps of Engineers. Which means, at
no added expense to them in terms of extended pipes.
The last ti me Longboat Pass was dredged, the spoil was
pumped along all land on the north end that had agreed
to an Erosion Control Line.
Colonel Furbee is expected to explain how an erosion
cont rol line is formed, it s advantages, a nd
disadvantages and when New Pass will be dredged. The
best guess is ea rl y next winter.
Jud Harvey
Recently, the S'ach Owners Association met with representatives ot the Privateer, Arvlda, Sands Say. and Longboat Key
Towers to discuss Ihe creal lon ot an Erosion Control Line along the entire Gulf shore beach. They unanimously agreed to ask
Commissioner Claire BeU 10 bring the matler to Ihe aUention of the resl 01 the Commissioners. She agreed, but that does nol
mean they wUlautomaUcaUy get some 01 the spoil from the dredgi ng 01 New Pass, but II certainly will help.
Jud Harvey, the man engaged by the Town to survey
the emire beach of Longboat Key and come up with his
recommendations at the end of the year, will present a
Progress report. Harvey has been active in consultations
with the Hilton and is supervising a " model" beach
nourishment program there. He is also active in
monit oring the shoreline and has del ved back into the
history of Longboat to discover what the shoreline was,
and what is happening to it now and why.
How To Establish An
Erosion Control Line
Lest anyone thinks that the establishment of an
Erosion Control Line is a si mple process, here are the
procedures:
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Dr. Jack McCormick
pr.-lOtnt of the BOA
In accordance with the provisions of Secti on 161 . 161,
Florida Statutes, a coastal county, municipality. or
beach eros ion control district ma y, by written
resolution, request the Board of Trustees of the Internal
Improvement Trust Fund to establish an erosion control
line for the purpose of beach nouri shment or
restoration.
Internal Improvement Trust Fund
Upon receipt of the request for the establishment of
an erosion control line, the Trustees of the Internal
Improvement Trust Fund shall request the Department
of Natural Resources to furni sh written recommenda-
tion approving or disapproving the requested project.
requested projecl.
Dept. ot Natural Resources
When a tentative erosion control line alignment has
been determined. the Department of Natural Resources
has certified that severe beach erosion has occurred and
the beach will be dest royed in the immediate future if
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l.ast week at the longboat Hilton, Founders Day and 25th Anniversary Committee met to longboat League: George Paules, Kiwanis; Sid Ayles, Art
complete their plans for the dinner Oct. 31st and the Parade and Fair on Nov. 1st. Pictured altha Davis 01 Freedom Savings, Parade Marshall; Louis Dean, Art Center: Mike Dampier, Publl x;
meeting, lelt to right , front row are: Doug Riemer, Arvid.; Mary Louise Gerritsen, Hilton; Ted Barbara Forester, Anna Maria Islander; Bill Carman, Boy Scouts; Gwen Vetter, Gardan Club; Claire
Wilkinson, Sal Chlefarl, and Pearl Seeg81. In the back row, Jim Slaughter, Publicity; Don Smith, Hunter, the Longboat Observer; and Smoke Wallin, Boy Scout s.
25th Anniversary Founders Day Contributions The Longboat Obserm
Contributi ons for the Town of Longboat Keys Arcade Lithographing Corporation
Celebration Tickets Founder's Day celebration, continue to come in to the The Diplomat
Islands Chamber of Commerce. Hazel Hankee, Execu- Pretties by Pier
Avai lable tive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, advises that The Island Herald
$5,135.00 has been contributed to date. St . Mary Star of the Sea Men's Club
Don Smi th, Chairman of the Raffle and Prize Com-
mittee for the Town of Longboat Key Founder 's Day
Fair, Saturday, November 1, ent husiast ically reports
that prizes are fast gaining in number. Sponsored by the
Longboat League, the raffle is 10 help bolster the
Founder's Day funds.
Those interested in contributing to the event, may Coast Federal Savings & Loan Assoc.
write or contact the Chamber office, 510 Bay Isles Taffy's, 51. Armands
Road, phone 383- 1212. Longboat Key Garden Club
Following is a current list of contributors: United First Federal Savings & Loan Assoc.
Ellis Longboat Key Bank Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Riter
Longboat Package Store Albritton Fruit Company
All prizes will be on display on Fair Day, in an area
adjacent to (he Fair entertai nment platform. Longboat
Chief of Poli ce, Wayne McCammon, will begin the
Sky Ads Longboat Key Police Department
Mr. and Mrs. Sam SeegeJ Sun n' Sea Cottages & Apts., Inc.
raffle at 3:00 p.m. .
Ellis Manasota Bank Island Chapel Men's Club
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Hecht Freedom Savings & Loan Assoc.
Value of the prizes will far exceed the cost of each 50
cent raffle ticket. A complete list of prizes and donors
will be published in a later issue. To date many of the
items are certificates for gourmet dinners, sport and
resor! clothing, plants, savi ngs bonds, safety deposits,
exotic perfumes. needle point, leather-goods,
automobile fuel, wines, cosmetics, etc. Unusual items,
as an unci rculated valuable 1920 si lver dollar will go to
some lucky ticket holder on Fair Day.
Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Lewin Longboat Library, Inc.
Mid-Florida Service Corp. Cook's Holi day Lodge
Arvida Corporation
Schooner Restaurant
Mr. and Mrs. A. Woll The Day Fair is sponsored by the Long-
Mr. and Mrs. S. Glen boat Key Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the
Dr. and Mrs. William Carter Town's 25th birthday. If more information about the
Kerkering, Barberio & Co. celebration is desired, cuntact the LBK Chamber office,
The Islander Publishing Company 383-1212.
Raffl e tickets are now on sale from the Longboat
League and wili also be available al the Fair. For more
details. phone Walter Mais of the Longboat League,
383- 1908.
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3:25 p.m. - Assist at rescue call, Sea place. Woman cut
her fool.
8:41 p.m . . Woman reports coming home and finding
door ajar. All found to be secure. Birdie lane.
1O:!7 p.m .. Woman reports stranger walking in the
area of Dream Island Road. Gone on arrival.
October 4
I: 16 a.m .. Manager reports trespasser at hotel, 2500
blk GMD. Arrest made for trespass and possession of
marijuana.
5:45 a.m. - Assist at rescue call, 1660 blk GMD.
Respiratory problem.
6:03 a.m. - Officer reports door unsecure, business,
3100 blk GMD.
6: 12 a.m .• Assist at rescue call, 6700 blk GMD.
Unknown illness.
9:22 a.m. - Woman reports sick raccoon, GMD and
Tarawitt. Animal tried" to bite and scratch patrol car.
Animal destroyed and t urned over to health
department .
9:27 a.m .. Woman reports bicycle stolen from hotel,
4900 blk GMD.
10:04 a.m. - Officer reports sewer station alarm actio
vated, Gulf to Bay Road. DPW notified.
1:09 p.m .• Officer reports finding mans sandals and
trousers in roadway, Bayou section.
6:40 p.m. - False burglar alarm, business, Seaview
Center. Reason unknown.
October 5
I :49 a.m. - Man reports someone tried to enter closed
business, Broadway Area. Clear on arrival.
7:35 a.m. - False fire alarm, 5500 blk GMD. Reason
unknown.
8:01 a.m. - Man reports illegal construction .work,
5100 blk GMD. Work stopped.
1:07 p.m. - Woman reports raccoon may have been
killed by dogs, Penfield St.
4:35 p.m. - Message delivered to 4500 blk GMD for
Georgia State Patrol.
5: 10 p.m. - Woman reports dogs running loose in the
early morni ng in the Village area. Owner not identified.
6:34 p.m. - False burglar alarm, Country Club
Shores. Reason unknown.
OctoberS
12:03 a.m. - False burglar alarm, Emerald Harbour.
Reason unknown.
11 :37 a.m. - Man reports finding sailboat abandoned
on beach some months ago. 4600 blk GMD.
12:27 p.m .. Man reports raccoon trapped in dump-
ster, Bay Isles Parkway. Released by officer.
4:36 p.m .. Officer stopped vehicle for minor viola-
tion. Driver found to have license suspended four times_
Jailed. Country Club Shores.
7:26 p.m. - False burglar alarm, Seaview Plaza.
Reason unknown.
9:05 p.m. - Man reports sign afire, 6800 blk GMO.
Extinguished by fire departmenl. Minor damage.
October 7
5:04 a.m. - Officer reports door unsecure, business,
6200 blk GMD.
6:05 a.m. - Man reports someone tried to enter door
of closed business, 1600 blk GMD. No one located.
8:03 a.m. - Woman reports raccoon trying to get
through screen around pool. Gone on arrival.
9:49 a.m. - False burglar alarm, Binnacle Point. Set
off by " house watcher."
12:01 p.m. - Man reports larceny of construction
materials, 5100 blk GMO.
12:03 p.m .. Man reports injured bird, Banyan Bay
area. "Bird lady" notified.
2:21 .p.m. - Officer reports smoke coming from
wooded area, 2400 blk GMO. Found to be outdoor
cooking fire.
2:48 p.m .. Manatee Sheriff requests we check for
stolen tractor, 1400 blk GMO. Nothing located.
7:08 a. m. - Officer assisted with disabled vehicle,
2200 blk GMD.
7:32 a.m. - Woman reports earl y hours noise from
construction site. Work stopped until 8:00 a.m. 1100
blkGMD.
1:03 p.m . . False fire alarm, 100 blk GMD. Reason
unknown.
5:39 p.m. - Woman reports fami ly problem, Country
club Shores. Sellied by officer.
5:47 p.m. - Assist at rescue call , Country Club
Shores, man ill.
9:19 p.m. - False fire alarm, Publix. Set off by
"fogging device."
October 9
3:01 a.m. - Man reports noisy boat in Gulf. No viola-
tion noted. 2400 blk GMO.
II :07 a.m. - Officer reports assisting lady with family
problem, 5600 blk GMD.
I :42 p.m. - False burglar alarm, Harbour Sound area.
Set off by workman.
6:47 p.m. - Officer reports stopping hit / run vehicle at
request of Sarasota P.D. 5600 blk GMD. Citations
issued.
7:01 p.m. - False burglar alarm, business, Seaview
Plaza. Problem with equipment over several days.
7:22 p.m. - Woman reports snake in her apartment .
Removed by officer.
10:16 p.m. - Officer reports vending machine, open,
3100 blk GMD.
10:49 p. m. - Officer assisted with disabled vehicle,
900blk GMD.
October 10
4: 15 a.m. - Officer assisted house movers, 5200 blk
GMD.
5:35 a.m. - Officer reports door unsecure and alarm
activated at business, Seaview Plaza. All found to be
secure. _
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Constitutional Amendment No.3
Nov. 4,1980 Ballot
"Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution
to provide that the publication oj the title oj a Bill in thl!
Legislative Journals shall serve as the first oj the three
readings required by the Stale Constitution . ..
This measure gives the legislature authority to permit
that first reading of a bill be accomplished by
publication of the title of the bill in the journal.
Currently a clerk must read all bill titles for first reading
. often fulfilling this requirement by reciting titles to an
empty chamber. Requiring an individual to read bill
titles to an empty chamber is nOt one of the more
judicious uses of employee time especially when
publi cation in a journal serves the purpose.
The league of Women Voters has a position calling
for simplified procedures for the passage of bills and
therefore does support the passage of this amendment.
(We do question the need for this kind of procedural
matter in the Constitution which should be free from
statuatory detail; however, since it is already this
will help si mplify the matter.) -
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Sarasota Vocational Technical School, is announcing
the graduation of its first class of 27 Certified Nursing
Assistants, specializing in Nursing Home Care on Oct 8.
Mrs. Patricia Jones, Administrator, made the
announcement.
The ceremony was held at the Nursing Pavilion, and
featured. Dr. Clifford Bloodsworth, Director of Va
Tech, and Mrs. Martha Wingate, R.N., coordinator of
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This first "in house" program was designed to fill the
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How To Establish . ... . . . (Continued from Pege 3)
not renourished or restored and upon authorization of
the Board of Trustees of the Imernal Improvement
Trust Fund, a public hearing will be scheduled.
Public Hearing
Public notice of the pertinent facts relati ve to the
conduct of a publi c hearing shall be published once a
week for three consecutive weeks in a newspaper havi ng
general cjrculation in the county in which the proposed
erosion ": line lies. Such notice shan incl ude the
time, -and place of the hearing, and a general
description of the erosion conlrolli ne to be considered.
Copies of the not ice shall be mailed by registered or
certified mail. return receipt . to each of the riparian
owners of record of upland property lying withi n one
feet (radial distance) of the proposed erosion
control li ne.
Prior to the public hearing, the foll owing should be
forwarded to the Trustees of the Internal Improvement
Trust Fund:
I. The written resolution requesting the establish-
ment of the erosion control line;
2. A list of the riparian owners within one thousand
feet (radial distance) of the proposed erosion con-
trol line as their names and addresses appear on
the latest county tax assessment rolis;
3. Written consent of the owners of a majority of the
lineal feet of the contiguous riparian property to
the erosion control line;
4. A survey, suitable for recording in the county pub-
lic records. with two prints of the project showing
the present line of mean high water, the proposed
erosion control line. and the new line of mean high
water;
Fil e Papers In County
The Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement
- Trust Fund shall file in the public records .of the county
in which the erosion control li ne lies. a copy of its
resolution approving the beach nourishment or
restoration program and locating the erosion control
line and shall also file and cause 10 be recorded in the
book of plats of said county a survey showing the
present line of mean hi gh water, the erosion control
line, and the new Ime 01 mean high water.
Here is what each of t he owners of beach from
property must sign if they wish to give their consent to
the establishment of an Erosion Control Li ne:
" KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
That whereas the United States government and the
governments of the State of Florida, Manatee County
and Town of Longboat Key, are about to engage in a
cooperative effort of beach nourishment and erosion
control; and
Whereas, such program requires the cooperation of
owners of property abutting mean high water along the
beaches involved; and
Whereas, Chapter 161, Florida -Statutes, empowers
the Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund to
establish an erosion control li ne at the request of the
authorized local government, provided the owners of
more than 500/0 of the number of li neal feet of property
abutti ng the proposed line consent thereto in writing;
and
Whereas, the establi shment of such a line and the
restoration or creat ion of public beaches seaward of
said line will be of considerable benefit to the owners as
well as the public.
Now therefore, the premises considered, the
undersigned, as owner of the following described land
abutting the proposed erosion control line, to-wit:
(DESCRI BE LAND)
Acknowledges that he has been advised and
understands that the erosion control line, if established,
will be the seaward boundary of his property; that he
will not gain any lands resulting from the beach
nourishment program or from natural accretion
seaward of said line; and that he will not lose any of his
land which may erode by natural, or other actions of the
wind and waters. He also understands that if the erosion
control line is placed at any point seaward of mean high
tide abutting his property, as extended to such line, then
such submerged land becomes his as upland owner and
he will not be required to pay any compensation for
same. In full knowledge of the above conclusion of law,
the undersigned hereby consents to and authorizes the
establishment of the erosion control line as
recommended by the Town of Longboat Key for
establishment by the Board of Trustees of the Internal
Improvement Trust Fund; and that the undersigned
abutt ing owner hereby consents to the proposed project
and to the placing of the sand along the herein described
property.
Witness my hand at -=========::d;y-;;r
County, Florida, this- day of
. 198
Owner "

Small Development . ... .. (Conti nued from Pege 1)
pan of the property is buildable and one is not. Town
Attorney Welch Whitesell lakes the position that only
the buildable portion is eligible for subdivision, and
since that part is sti ll in one piece, there is no
subdivision.
Att orney Harvey Abel
" Enti rel y Legal "·· Saunders
The plaintiff is represented by the law firm of Harvey
Abel. He claims that the whole transaction in which a
corporation, of which Neil Saunders is president. sold
part of its property to 360 North Corporation (of which
Neil Saunders is also president) is entirely legal.
The Town hopes to prevent the building of
condominiums on the environmentally sensitive
beachfront land on North Shore Road but, under the
law. has no jurisdiction over developments of less than
ten unit s. •
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Emergency Medical Services · Medic Alert
In the field of modern emergency medicine, Medic
Alert stands as the mOSI universally recognized system
of emergency medical identification in the
Nearly 1.5 million people, including 960,000 Am.encans
who have hidden medical conditions, now enJoy the
prOle<:tion afforded by Medic Alert.
Why this success? The non profit, charitable
foundation was concei ved in 1956 to meet two basic ob-
jectives: to provide a lifetime of reliable al a
onetime fee and assure that emergency medIcal profes-
sionals would recognize t he importance of Medic Alert.
The system is relatively simple. Each member wears a
metallic alerting device worn as a bracelet or necklace.
The face of the emblem bears the nationally recognized
insignia of the medical profession and the words
"MEDIC ALERT" in red. The reverse side of the
emblem has three vitally important pieces of informa-
t.ion engraved on it.
I. The wearer's health problem or problems.
2. The unique registry number of the wearer which
identifies him in the foundation 's Cent ral Regis-
try.
3. The phone number of the Foundation's 24-hour
coll ect call emergency hot line.
Each member also carries a wallet card issued annual-
ly which insures up-to-date personal and medical infor-
mation.
Within seconds upon the arri val of the Longboat Key
Rescue Squad at an emergency on the Key, our squad
will immediately observe if the victim is weari ng a Medic
Alert bracelet or necklace. The use of the Medic Alert
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system helps ensure fast and safe handli ng of patients
and enables emergency personnel to avert critical
complications caused by hidden health problems.
This nation's most common hidden medical problems
are cardiovascular disease, epilepsy, diabetes, and
allergies to penicillin, sulfa drugs, local anesthetics, pain
killers, and other commonly used drugs. Another major
concern are the wearers of contact lenses who may be
. subject to dangerous corneal abrasion of lenses in place
go undetected in an emergency. Other special medical
situations which emergency medical personnel should
know about include implanted pacemakers, glaucoma,
asthma, emphysema, or the fact that the individual
takes anticoagulants, antidysrhyt hmic cardia drugs.
cortisone, steroids. or antibuse.
The Medic Alert Foundation is dedicated to saving
lives and making the lives of its members more secure by
offering around-the-clock protection. It is now growing
at the rate of 3,000 members each week.
With the rate of Medic Alert' s growth increasing with
each passi ng week, the need is critical for Medic Alert
and the Longboat Key Rescue Squad to work closely.
Through this teamwork, the mutual object ives will be
met: assuring that our citizens receive the best medical
care possible in critical emergency medical situations.
For further information about Medic Alert 's life-saving
system, write: Medic Alert, Box 1009, Turlock.
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If you have any of the above listed medical
problems, the Longboat Key Rescue Squad urges you to
obtai n a Medic Alert bracelet or necklace to more effi-
cient ly serve you in a critical emergency. Medic Alert
combined with the Longboat Key Fire Department 's
Vial-Of-Life Program, free blood pressure screenings,
CPR and First Aid classes, one of the finest advanced
Life Support Rescue Squads in the nation and our
department's ot her health and prevention programs
should combine to substantia ll y enhance the safety of
our community.

Postal Service
Proposes New
International
Rates in 1981
The Postal Service pro-
posed new international pos_
tage rates to go into effect
January 1. 1981.
With great humility and appreciation for your
faith in me, I ask your continued support in
November. Together we shall serve our
50% Jump Proposed
Increases averaging slight-
ly more than 50 percent are
proposed in international
rates and fees for special
mail services. Although not
required by law to give ad-
vance notice for interna-
tional rate increases, the
Postal Service announce·
ment invites interested per-
sons to submit written com-
ments regarding the pro-
posal no later than Nov-
ember 3,1980.
beautiful County well.
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Sincerely,

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Postal Union
The proposed rat es are
necessary to cover increases
in Postal Service costs for
providing international ser-
vices. A significant portion
of the increase in costs re-
sults from recem amend-
ments to the acts of the
Universal Postal Union
which require the Postal
Service to pay foreign pos-
tal administrations substan-
Rescue And Fire eJJls
'* False Alarm
Oct. 3
..
Rescue call to Seaplace at 3:25 p.m. Injured persc=.
Patient was treated at scene by the Longboat Key
Rescue Squad. Patient was taken to Sarasota Memorial
Hospital by private auto.
Oct. 4
Rescue call to Colony Beach at 5:54 a.m. 1I1 person.
Patient was treated at scene by the Longboat Key
Rescue Squad. Patient was taken to Sarasota Memorial
Hospital by private auto.
Rescue call to 6700 blk of GMD at 6: 16 a.m. III
person. Patient was treated at scene by the Longboat
Key Rescue Squad. Manatee Ambulance transported
patient to Sarasota Memorial Hospi tal.
Oct. S
* Fi re call to Tides of Longboat at 7:35 a.m. No fire,
alarm malfunction.
Oct. 6
Fire call to Whitney Beach Condominium at 8:56
p.m. Sign caught fire. Fi re extinguished.
Oct. 7
Fire call to Far Horizons at 2:21 p.m. Brush fire. No
fire, person having cookout. Fire Department units
were cancelled.
Oct.S
Fire call to Beachplace at 1:04 p.m. Electrical fire.
Fire damage to fi re alarm system.
Rescue call to Birdie Ln. at 5:47 p.m. III person .
Patient was treated at scene and transported to Sarasota
Memorial Hospital by the longboat Key Rescue Squad.
* Fire call to Publix at 9: 19 p.m. No fi re, alarm set
off accidently. •
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Arvida Rebuts . ..•....... (Continued from Page 1)
They were worried that the construction would be (3)
too noisy, and asked that Arvida be made to use
"Quiet" pile drivers. Also, they asked that (4) the
hotel's commercial operations (such as check·in, tennis,
etc.) be confined to the hotel site. (Present plans call for
hotel guests' check·in at the entrance gate.)
Circumventing Law?
were that. (5) the blank areas of the
conceptt\...rplan are not filled in so they don't know
what is going to be put in adjoining areas; (6) Arvida is
asking for too many variances; and (7) that Arvida is
not conforming to the law, - selling the hotel units as
residential condominiums and yet using the parking
.J:atio that applies to hotels, not condominiums.
.. Sands Bay residents also feel that they (8) have the
right to know how the hotel is going to be run, and (9)
that the law that provides for consideration of "adverse
effects on other condominiums" be considered in their
case.
Urge No Site Approval
Griffis claimed that ali of these problems are caused
by Arvida's "trying to squeeze too many units into too
small a space." He asked the Commission to grant no
site plan approval until these issues are resolved.
Arvlda Answers
Arvida's top man, Ed Kosnik, rose to present the
rebuttal. His answers were the same poi nts that Arvida
has been using since the beginning of the hotel plan
consideration.
The entrance road, he said, was designed to create a
"residential feeling" and the Sands Bay people would
not feel that they are driving through a hotel but rather
_"entering a Quiet residential neighborhood. ,.
"Residential" Feeling
Arvida will be happy to use the least noisy pile driver
they can find, he agreed, provided it doesn't cost 2 or 3
times as much as a regular pile driver.
Also, he noted that Arvida is deliberately locating the
check·in at the entrance so there will not be a big group
of cars at the door to its central facility. This, he said,
will add to the residential feeling.
Not Maximum Density
Kosnik also C'laimed, as he has in the past, that Arvida
is not trying to squeeze in every possible unit that the
space allows. Some of the units are only I bedroom, he
pointed out, whereas 2 bedroom units would be
permitted. Some are studio units of only 700 square
feet, - much smaller than allowed.
Taking all of these things into consideration, he said,
they actually have a comparable density of 10 units per
... acre, whereas the density in surrounding areas is 17
units per acre.
Stili A Stand-oil
When the Commission started to talk about the plan,
it was clear that nothing has changed: the same stand·
off still exists that has been there from the beginning.
The Commissioners still are hoping that Arvida will
consider using an additional 10 acres for their hotel
complex. Arvida is S1i11 saying "no," noting that its
plans are within the Town·imposed density schedule.
None In Favor
Commissioner AI Lewin is concerned about the large
convemion groups t hat the hotel might attract.
Commissioner Sam Seegel is to charge that
Arvida has " misled" the Tow'n on its density.
Commissioner Russ Fernald is against Arvida's
reserving the right to serve drinks and food on the
beach. In fact, judgi ng from their comments, there is
not a single Comn:tissioner who is in favor of Arvida's
plan as it has been presented.
Town Manager Wayne Allgire urged them to get
working on a settlement, noting that they are still asking
the same questions and getting the same answers as
when he went on vacation 3 weeks ago.
Beaches Owner In Person
In other action, the Commission finally got an answer
to its often-asked question of who owns the Beaches of
Longboat, proposed condominium in Arvida's PUD.
Attorney Harvey Abel presented the new owner in
person: Herman Vonhoff, a tall, well-spoken native of
Holland who is president of Blue Ridge Mountains,
Inc., which, he said, is a subsidiary of a large Dutch
pension trust.
Solid Dutch Firm
Abel explained that the mix-up as to who the owner
was had occurred during a recent re·financing. The
lender (the Dutch pension trust) is the sole owner, he
said. And he descri bed the pension trust as the second
largest in Holland, to which 325,000 Dutch medical
personnel belong, claiming assets of $4Yl billion. It is
the same firm which is a partner in the 888 Blvd. Of The
Arts complex now going up near the Hyatt House in
Sarasota.
The Commission agreed to discuss the new growth
agreement (permitting const ruction of 155 units in each
of the next 2 years), with certain conditions, at its
Wednesday night special meeting.
Henco Plans "All New"
The Commission also was presented with a new,
revised set of plans for the previously proposed (and
previously refused) condominium near Whitney Beach.
Since the case is present ly in litigation, the
Commissioners weren't sure whether they should look
at the new plans or not.
Town Attorney Welch Whitesell explained that it
would be all right, since they were being presented by
the developer (Henco, Inc.) in hopes of reaching a
settlement out of court.
Longboat Key
Ladies Golf
On Tuesday at the Long·
boat Key Golf Club, the
Ladies Association elected
their new officers for 1980·
81. They are as follows:
President Mrs. James
Templeton; Vice·President
Mrs. Edward Boehm; Sec·
retary Mrs. Victor Calde·
ron; Treasurer Mrs. J.
Douglas Andrews.
Tournament Chairman
Mr s. Warren Knight;
Pairing Mrs. Richard J .
Becker; Co·chairman
Pairing Mrs. Harold Bla·
dell; Publicity Mrs. Richard
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In weekly tournament
play the event was Best Ball
of Four some. Winners
were:
Julie Pflum 56
DOl Johnson
Frieda Shapiro
Bernice Feinstein
Lillian Nelson 59
Louise Kramer
Helen Sobin
Mary White
Beryle Gauch 59
Grace Lee
Ruth Godfrey
Vi Ayles
Elsie Calderon 59
Tybe Blitt
Clara Stofford
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Sun City's north course
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scores.
Class AA
Betty Templeton (71)
Ann Gibbons (84)
Class DB
louise Jones (86)
Class B
Joyce Corley (80)
lee Ulerich (82)
Grace Hendri x (84)
Mary Dechert (90)

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Under The L .. Tree
By June Wisby
Want to scare yourself blue? Li ke to get a chill
wit hout even turni ng the air conditioner on? If you do,
then read Ruth Montgomery's book "Strangers Among
Us".
This may be too heady reading for anyone unac-
quainted with metaphysics. However, it seems nearly
impossible that anybody is now ignorant of it, with the
great numbers of books being written nOw on this and
related subjects, (such as the Seth books by Jane
Roberts which deal with life beyond this plane) and the
burgeoning numbers of spiritual centers now quietly
teaching metaphysical learning.
Incidentally, metaphysics merely means "beyond the
physical" and occult means "secret or hidden".
Ruth Montgomery claims that her books are written
automatically, with spirit guides from a higher plane
giving her the thoughts to type up. The strangers her
book refers to are "walk-ins", and they are souls from
the 6th dimension who are incarnating into bodies
al ready here. They haven't the time to go through the
birth and youth channels, as in an ordinary incarnation.
Instead, they make a deal with a person who is con-
templating suicide, or who is weary of this life. The
departing soul vacates the body and the " walk-in"
assumes it, taking on the karmic obligations.
The new soul uses the old personality, but friends are
astonished at how "old George" has finally got it
altogether" and is so much smarter , kinder, and
helpful, etc. Apparently there are a lot of "walk-ins"
here already, and many more on the way. Their purpose
is to help us through the next 20 years, which according
to the book, shouldn't happen to a dog.
The first catastrophe will be an American president
who ruins the county financially and militarily. This will
be followed by a nasty nuclear war in Asia, the Mid-
East and Europe. This need not be inevitable, if enough
people will pray and work toward peace and under-
standing. However, the "guides" are gloomy at this
prospect, believing that there are (00 many
materialistic, greedy, selfish and unloving people in the
world today. (Can we argue about this?)
All this is just to soften us up for the switching of the
magnetic poles about the year 2000! I had just seen in
the newspaper, a few days before reading the book, an
article saying that scient ists found the magnetic pole in
the North was wavering around, and that they believe
the earth has changed poles about 176 times. The only
note of cheer in this, is that at my age, chances are I
won't be here while Canada slides down to where the
U.S. is now, and Florida disappears under the sea, and
islands arise from the oceans.
Are you scared? Do you believe it? I don't know,
myself, if it's true, but just in case, I plan to be VERY
good! I'll think only loving positive thoughts, and pray
for peace and a quick slide to glory, if that' s my destiny!
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by Kevin Dean
A Conversation With
Michael A. Smith
The first show of the 1980-81 season at the Ringling
Museum of Art's modern wing is a large exhibition of
the photographs of Michael A. Smith.
Smith, who is 38 and originally from Philadelphia,
spent the last five years in the deserts, mountains,
forests and seashores of the American West, recording
what he saw in a rather unconventional manner. A
Smith photograph stresses formal interests over subject
matter. He avoids the romantic view of nature and
searches instead for a unity in the endless variety of the
Western landscape. His pictures are not of something,
they are something.
Smith and I talked while roaming around the two
large rooms that are filled with 267 examples of his
work. He was quite pleased with the show. The exhibit
was beautifully mounted by 20th Century curator,
Michael Auping and his staff. This is the first time
Smith has had the opportunity to see so much of his
work exhibited in one place.
The following is part of what Michael A. Smith had
to say about his work and attitudes towards the art of
photography.
Kevin Dean - In a 1978 review for" Art in America,"
Sally Eauctalre stated that since you otlen show no
horizon, and both the foreground and background are
in focus, your photographs tend to lIaHen the picture
plane. But when I was talking to Elayne Varian about
your work earlier this year, she said that she felt one
could visually enter tbe photographs beause the space
seemed so real . Which one of these contradictory
statements do you agree with?
Michael A. Smith - Actually, both are true. If you
step back from the work and look at it at a distance, the
space, for the most part, is not recessive. The things
farthest away in the photograph seem to come forward.
There is one picture in the show where clearly the space
goes back. l 'U leave it to the vi ewer to discover which
one it is. .
So on the one hand, Sally Eauclaire was right, my
'Concern is a formal concern - the compression of space,
the interest in the picture as a picture rather than what is
pictured. However, it 's nice that someone can see the
clarity of them and get involved with the particularness
of the work too, like Elayne did. It 's good not to cut off
that experience.
Smith's Methods
K.D. - You use only contact prints. Would you ex-
plain what exactly a contact print is and why you use
them?
M.A.S. - The negatives are the same size as the prints.
There is no enlargement so you get the maximum
amount of clarity and the maximum amount of sharp-
ness. There is also a fuller tonal range with contact
papers than with enlargement papers. The prints tend to
have more of a presence to them because the contact
paper is better than the enlargement papers available to-
day.
Almost all of the prints in the show are 8xlO or 8x20
contact prints. Nothing has been enlarged.
K.D . • That means that the composing was done in
tbe viewfinder of the camera.
M.A.S. - Absolutely. There is no cropping or trim-
ming, this is exactly what 1 saw.
K.D. - You are nry aware of the edges, then.
M.A.S. - Yes, very aware of the edges.
K.D •• Where did you find a camera that used 8xlO
negatives?
M.A.S .. In Philadelphia. There was some used
equipment for sale and ... well . it's a long story ... I
bought it for $15.00.
K.D. - Are cameras like tbat nry rare now?
M.A.S. - I guess they have always been rare.
Composition And Attitudes
K.D_ - Most of your photographs are on the horizon·
tal rather tbaD on the vertical. What are your reasons
for preferring horizontal pictures?
M.A.S. - It just seems to work out that way. It's not a
predetermined kind of thing. I see more in the horizon-
tal than in the vertical. But there is more to it than that.
It renects my lack of concern for the monumental, and
interest with the total pictorial space. Verticality tends
to emphasize objects against a ground, whereas, I like to
treat everything equally. In many of these photographs
you will find an equal emphasis given to all areas.
K.D. - So you are working against the Kodak camera
owner's manual idea that there must always be
somethiqg .dolPlnanl.l .... gqqd
K.D. - Do you always use the location that the
photograph was taken as a name for the print?
M.A.S .. Yes, there are no "Sunset" or "Springtime
Fantasies" or names like that. The titles are very dry,
which leaves the options open for the viewer. They are
non-directive tilles.
K.D. - Do you take '8 lot more shots than you actually
print?
M.A.S .. Yes and no. Just about everything that
comes out, everything that wasn't fogged, out of focus
or damaged is printed. This show contains a selection of
photographs taken between 1975 and 1980. There are
267 of them here, but there must be five or six ti mes that
many pictures from the same period. A lot of them
haven't been printed yet.
K.D. - Do you do much altering in the dark room?
M.A.S. - As needed. I like my prints to be even,
unified from edge to edge so that things don't jump out.
So I tend to lighten dark areas and darken light areas,
but I don't do so-called expressive prints.
Subject Matter
K. D. - Most of the photographs in the exhibit are of
one pari of the country. Do you prefer the Western
landscape to all others?
M.A.S. - Well, most of these were done in the
Southwest and Northwest. I hadn't been west in some
years and in 1975 I just decided it was time to go out
there and take some pictures. The one advantage it does
have is height. I seem to like photographing from high
places looking down.
K.D. - Have you ever nperimented with color?
M.A.S. - No, I have no interest in it. 1 love the world
in color, but in a photograph, unless the color is
manipUlated, it's too real. I have no interest in
recreating the world or in giving people the experience
of the landscape in my work. Rather, my concern is with
the experience of the photograph itself.
I'm not involved with the subject. It' s not a matter of
if I like the desert or not, that's irrelevant as far as I'm
concerned. Right now I'm photographing the city, and
some day my city photographs will be shown together
with the landscapes. You'll see the same kinds of things
going on.
K.D .• Do you try to sboot when there are not too
many people on the streets In tbe new pictures?
M.A.S. - No, there are people in them, I photograph
people, too. I don't look at myself as just a landscape
photographer, it's simply that for this particular period
that the show covers, most of the work was of the land-
scape.
K.D . • Thank you, 'Mister Smith.
The photographs of Michael A. Smith will be on
display through the month of October. His work is also
available through the Image Gallery, which will be
transferring its photography shows to the new Steven
Katzman Gallery in November. •
ART
Green Genie Gallery
Collages by Marvin Saruk
The practice of attaching everything from newspaper
to nails to canvas and cardboard goes back to Picasso
and Braque' s experiments with mixed media, which
began in earnest around 1911. Some claim that the first
collage was produced by Picasso in response to a critic's
complaint that the artist' s work was losing contact with
reality. By attaching a piece of a Parisian newspaper to
one of hi s cubist drawings, Picasso brought reality into
a work of art in a way that was to have a lasting pro·
found effect on both the practice and theory of contem-
porary art.
Unusual Collages
The collages of Marvin Saruk are, in some ways,
similar to the collages of Picasso. Saruk combines ob-
jects - bits of newspaper, wrappings, envelopes, tags,
cardboard, burlap sacks, string and the like - with paint,
ink and oil crayon. He also uses words that are sten-
ciled, written or formed from letters that have been cut
out of thin cotton material and then blended into the
total composition.
Meaning comes from three areas in Saruk's work.
The paint, which is applied in washes in a painterly
manner, provides an impression and emotional
response, the objects make references to the real world
and the words provide another mental image and give
clues to the artist's thoughts. The compositional struc-
ture of the collages reinforce all three.
Works Quickly
The show is call ed "France Remembered." Saruk
bases his imagery on anecdotes and impressions of his
days as an expatriate American living in France. To cap-
ture these fleeting moments in time, he works quickly
allowing a great deal of intuition to come into play. The
results may be less accessible than some of his earlier
work due to the personal nature of the collages and their
ostensibly less polished appearance.
French Titles
Standouts in the show include two ink and cardboard
collages on paper ("Pour Michael " and " L'Affiche"),
"Je Me Souviens Giverny," the largest painting in the
exhibit; and "Le Facheur Va Arriver."
The Green Genie Gallery is located on the second
h oft building at 318 12th Stree!
Guest Artist from Asolo, Porter Anderson as Francois Vilion
talks with Laura Breeze as Huguette on Ihe eve of the
Burgundian .elge of Paris In the Player's' season opener, "The
Vagabond King".
THEATER
The Players ot Sarasota
"The Vagabond King"
Operetta fans must be in Rudolph Friml heaven. For
the third time this year, a Sarasota theater company bas
produced one of these old tonsil tinglers. The first was
"The Student Prince" at the Players, the second, "The
Desert Song," was staged at the Golden Apple and n?w
the Players strike again with the W.H. Post, Bnan
Hooker, Rudolph Friml classic, "The Vagabond
King."
The Plot
This musical version of Justin Huntley McCarthy's
"If 1 Were King" was first produced on Broadway in
1925 and played for 51t performances The story in-
volves the 15th century French poet·bandit Francois
Villon's fictional lust for Lady Katherine de Vaucelles, a
member of the court of Louis XI, the French King, who
became known as the Universal Spider because of his
love of intrigue.
Writers Post and Hooker have Louis spin his web
around the roguish Villon by making him "king for a
day" after the poet insults the mO!larch.'s ab.ility to
govern. At the end of his 24 hour reign IS to be
hung if he has not won the love of Kathenne.
In true operatic style, Louis' arch enemy, Charles the
Bold of Burgundy, chooses this day to attack the
capital, but Vilion managers to rout the devil with the
help of his friends, who are collectively known as "the
rabble of Paris."
Space does not permit a thorough of all
the plot details or how all of this winds ''!p In a
ending. Suffice it to say that the play heavll y.on
the audience's willingness to go along WIth the fantaSIes.
You either go with the now, or drown in the historical
liberties. All for fun and fun for all and that sort of
thi ng.
The Players
The Players do a pretty good job with this rather
demanding business. They were fortunate to the
services of some very capable local talent to fIll the ma-
jor roles. Most notably, Ann Solley, who has both the
voice and the opera background that is necessary for the
part of Katherine, and Porter Ander.son, a recenl
graduate of the Asolo Conservatory. HIS portrayal of
George Bernard Shaw was the highlight of the 1979
Conservatory one-man-shows. He is excellent as the
dashing Villon.
Laura Breeze is good in her role as Huguette, one of
the rabble and a lady with the terminal hots for Fran-
cois. Chip Coffey had a tendency to overdo it in Act I,
but toned it down in the second act, giving the king the
proper aloofness without crossing the line into
caricature.
Sam McDowell provides the comic relief as Villon's.
friend Tabarie and Robin Allison, who also possesses
a fine'voice and a nair for musical
good support as Lady Mary. The rest of the cr: ,i which
is primarily made up of community theater vet'trans, do
well enough with the material. There is also some decent
dancing from members of the Florida West Coast
Dance Company.
All in all, " The Vagabond King" provides a good
evening of entertainment. Some of the sc.enes could use
some polishing, especially those that mvolve sword
play. But this is community theater .and the h0':lrs of
work donated by the cast and crew IS apparent m the
production. so we will leave it at that.
For reservations, contact the Players of Sarasota at
365-2494. •
FILM
Memories:
The Sad-Comic Lament
of Woody Allen
-. There is a nashback scene in Woody Allen' s "Annie
Hall" in which the nine-year--old Al v)' Si nger (alias
Woody Allen as a child) is ta ken to a doctor's office by
his mother because he refuses (0 do his homework.
When asked why, Al v)' replies, " I read in a book that
the unvierse is expanding and it will eventually ny apart
- so what's the point?"
In "Stardust Memories," Sandy Bates (Allen again,
this time he has typecast himself as a successful film
maker) says to a group of associates, " Did anybody see
that piece in the Times about how matter is decaying
and that the universe is falling apart? Preuy soon there
is going to be nothi ng left, so what di fference do my
films make. There's going to be no Beethooven,
nothing. "
Movie Says More
Questions about li fe, deat h, love, relationships, the
uselessness of existence and the relative insignificance of
even the greatest contemporary creative endeavors _
including his own -:- are topics that have been dear to
Allen for a long time. BUI never have they been so
pointedly presented as they are in "Stardust
Memories," Woody Allen' s latest auempt at cinematic
self anal ysis.
This is a sly and complicated film that is woven
together with fantasies , flashbacks, remembrances and
films within a film, which is in turn withi n a film. Yet at
the same time, the story is simple. Sandy Bates, revered
maker of comedy movies, begrudgingly goes to a film
fest ival held in his honor and is besieged by fans, critics,
students, teachers, studi o bosses, chari ty representati ves
and the memories the old Hotel Stardust evokes.
It blends the moodiness of " Interiors" wi th the
impressive black and white photography of
"Manhattan," the full range of Allenesque comedy
styles found in "Annie Hall," and the imaginative
absurdities of his earlier films. The result is a movie that
is sometimes funny and at other t imes poignant.
Woody Allen, Cinema Commando
Critics have been quick to point out the mocking
tone of "Stardust Memories. " Instead of just whining
about all the people who are demanding everything
from personal articles for charity auctions to a return to
the funny movies he used to make, Allen presents his
pursuers as absurd though recognizable caricatures. But
can we really blame him for biting the hand that feeds
him? Where is it written that fame must always be paid
for with a loss of privacy?
More Than What Meets The Rear
There is much more goi ng on here than just Woody
Allen giving everyone a swift kick in our collective
posterior. "Stardust Memories" is a beautiful thing to
look at (Gordon Willis was the photographer), the
score, which includes the music of Ojango Rheinhardt,
Glenn Miller, and Louie Armst rong, is excellent. The
gags are as good as ever, even if there are fewer of them.
And the acting, writing and di recting are all very strong.
., There are a lot of traps in "Stardust Memories" for
people who will try to analyze it in minute details. The
trick is to figure out which scenes are meant to be taken
seriously, and which are not . There are throwaway
jokes and seemingl y serious situat ions that add nothing
to the films statements. Others do. This flipping back
and forth between the significant and the insignificant
begins in the opening sequences of st udio heads
screening Sandy Bates' new dramatic film ("Why
doesn't he just do comedies?"), to (he end in which
Sandy accepts a posthumous award in front of a rear
projection screen showing boili ng lava and thunder-
JHorms.
Will The Real Woody Allen Please ....
Allen is a [0[ like his work. He wants to be taken
seriously and to make important films. But he knows
so mea ns to accept that in the face of world
misery, maki ng a 90 minute film. can still have
t gnificance, something he apparcntly has a great deal
of.difficult y in doing. If Allen can't find anything
meaningful in what he does for a living, how can we
.,<peet to be suspicious of people who do?
- Of COUl .... ",II of this is so much speculation on our
- <-
part, but "Stardust Memories" seems clearly to be a
sad-comic lament of an artist who is confused,
frustrated and unsure of where to go now that he has
achieved that double-edged sword called success.
Last Week
"Stardust Memories" had only a week run at the
Bayshore Cinema, but it should return to the second run
theaters if the pattern of distribution around here stays
cpnsistent. .,., ' .•
"Private Benjamin"
Goldie Hawn, Eillen Brennan and Barbara Barrie
Directed by How.rd 21eft
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" Private Benjamin, " the film that asks the question,
" What if Beetle Bailey were a jewish princess'?"
The first thing you have to accept when watching this
fil m is that anyone, even a nai ve child-woman who is
distraught over the fact that her new husband had a
heart attack and died while they were making love on
thei r wedding night, is gullible enough to believe an ar-
my recruiter when he tells them that the new army has
condos and a fleet of yachts for the exclusive use of the
privates. If you can buy that, then you will be able to
handle the rest of this movie with no problems at all.
Little Girl Found
Actually, it is n't as bad as it sounds. The army
routine (and the business with the army is routine,
you've seen it all before) is just a gi mmick around which
is built a story about a gi rl who grows up dependent on
everyone else but hersel f comes of age a nd gains both
her freedom and self respect. Throughout the film,
Goldie Hawn's character is surrounded by two-legged
st inkers - her fat her, husbands, commanding officers, a
fiance, etc. - who want to take, but give onl y material
lokens in ret urn. One is tempted to cheer when she final-
ly wises up.
The production values are competent to good, and
the cast, headlined by Goldie Hawn as Judy Benjamin,
Eileen Brennan as her captain and Barbara Barrie as her
mother, are fine. The fil m never does much more than
the expecled, but it's reasonably good li ght entert ai n-
ment.
R DeSOtO Square Mall.
Gulf Gate Cinema (language and brief nudity)
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" Terror Train"
Jamie Lee Curtis and Ben Johnson
Directed by Roger Spottlswoode
Still another in that seemingl y endless li ne of low-
budget lunatic slasher movies. This one is about a bunch
of frat rats who accidently dri ve one of their brothers
crazy by tricki ng him into kissing a corpse from the
medical school disecling lab. Funny guys.
Three years later their dirty deed comes back to haunt
them during what was supposed to be a fun-filled
weekend on an excursion steam train. The zany sneaks
aboard as one of the costumed merry-makers and
proceeds 10 chop up his enemies one by one.
Jamie Lee Curtis, actress and professional victim-lO-
be, is on hand again to provi de the screaming. So are the
usuaJ cast of unknowns playing the pincushions, and the
star - this time it.'s Ben Johnson - 10 make it all seem
legitimate.
Any way you cut it , it's still garbage, and not very
good garbage at that. There are few thrills and chills in
the story which roll s along in a manner now so
predictable that it beyond being just boring.
DeSoto Square Mall R (language, nudity and violence)
"Ordinary People"
. Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore,
Judd Hirsch and Timothy Hulton
Directed by Robert Redford
***'h
This is one good movie. The acti ng from Mary Tyler
Moore, Donald Sut herland, Judd Hirsch, and
newcomer, Timothy Hulton (son of the late Jim Hut-
ton) is first rate. In his first directorial effort, Robert
Redford effectively tells much of the story with the
camera, and Alvin Sargent's screenplay (from Judith
Guest's best-selli ng novel) wisely allows Redford the
room to do it.
Simpl y stated, "Ordinary People" is about a nice,
upper middle class family from Lake Forest, Illinois.
But the weaknesses of this seemingly perfect little family
come to the surface after the oldest son drowns in a
boating accident and the surviving son attempts suicide
because of the guilt he feels for being unable to save
him. At least that' s what everyone thinks. The real
reasons for the attempt go much deeper.
It would be a mistake to reveal any more of this film's
plot to people who have not read the book. Suffice it co
say that it is one of those must-see movies that needs co
be seen by ordi nary people.
Cortez Plaza, Bradenton,
Sarasota Square, Sarasota
R (language)
How 10 Beallhe High Cost of Living
Jessica Lange, Susan Sr. James.
Jane Currin and Dick Benjamin
Direct ed by Robert Sheerer
Lange, St. James and CUrl in playa trio of ex-cheer-
leaders who are approaching middle age on their own
after being abandoned - or about 10 be - by their boorish
husbands. Their problems are compounded by the fact
that for one reason or another, each of them is stone
broke.
Together Ihesc fiesty womcn plot to steal a fortune in
small bi ll s from a display at the local shopping mall.
Allhough the actual heist gets rather silty, the rest rolls
along in fine humor, scoring some points for the cause
of people liberation in the meant imc.
May turn up again at the second run theaters.
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Boys Club Art Exhibit
Opens October 24
An art exhibi.t featuring the work of artists in the per-
of the Sarasota Fine Arts Society,
which ]s displayed in the Grand Foyer of Van Wezel
Performing Arts Hall, will open on October 24 at the
Boys' Club facility, 3100 Fruitville Road. Many of the
works of art will be on display for the first time.
An opening reception will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Honorary chairmen for the event will be Mr. and Mrs.
Stanley Glen. Tickets cost $12.50 per person and can be
obtained from any member of the Fine Arts Society or
by calling t he Boys' Club at 366-7826. Proceeds from
benefit will be divided equally between the organiza-
tIOns. •
Galerie Macler Begins
Its 1980·81 Season
. newspaper artists and photographers will be
hlbl1ed through October 23 at the Galerie Macler in
Sarasota. Newspapers being represented include The
Sarasota Herald and Journal, The Bradenton Herald,
The Tampa Times, and The Tampa Tribune. •
Harmon Galleries Open For
Their Second Season
Sarasota's Foster Harmon Galleries will open their
second season with two shows. In Galleries I and II
there is a selection of work by the 20th century
American artists represented by the gallery. The list in-
cludes Isabel Bishop, Byron Browne, Alexander Calder,
Burhan Dogancay, Raphael Soyer and Andrew Wyeth.
Other artists, including Lowell Nesbit, Ben
ningham and Thomas McKnight, will be shown for the
first lime in Foster Harmon's Sarasota Gallery.
Gallery 1lI will feature the work of Milton Avery, a
noted American painter who gained prominence in the
'30s and became an influence on such younger artists as
Adolph Gottlieb and Mark Rothkoe.
Both exhibits will continue through November 29.
The gallery is locar,cd at 1415 Main Street in Sarasota. •
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Ringling Medieval Fair
Expands To Four Days
The Ringling Museum's annual Medieval Fair will
grow to a four day event in its upcoming sixt h season.
The .1981 Fair will begin on Thursday, March 12, and
continue over the weekend to close Sunday evening,
March IS. More than 35,000 people from the
southeastern United States attended last year's two day
Fair.
Wit.h entertainment and special events programming
changlflg each day, an exceptionally varied roster of
arts, crafts, food and special education exhibits, and
hundreds of authentically costumed performers the
Medieval Fair on the Ringling grounds in
presents one .. of the nation' s most spectacular
panoramas 01 hfe from the close of the Roman Empire
to the 16th century. Representations of the Baroque era,
the 17th and early 18th centuries - its theater, music
and dance - will also be included in a special section .
The Medieval Fair is sponsored by the Ringling
Museums. •
Art League Of
Manatee County Calls
For Entries
A Landscape-Seascape Show, with receiving days
Oct. 20, 21, and 22, will be next on the exhibition
schedule of the Art League of Manatee County. Coast
Federal Savings and Loan is the sponsor for the awards
totaling $250. Helen Dickey Anderson of St:
Petersburg, juror for this show, has been listed in Ar-
tists USA, Women Artists of America, and Who's Who
in American Art. She has been director of several
galleries in St. Petersburg and has served as area chair-
man for the Florida Artists Group.
Paui Terry will begin her class in portraiture on Tues-
day morning Oct. 14 and Leona Sherwood her Contem-
porary Painting class on Wednesday morning, Oct. 15.
A demonstration of Florida Landscape in oil will be
given on Monday, Oct. 20 at 1 :30 p.m. by Roy Nichols,
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The Fall Open Show will hang through Oct. 22. The
public is welcome without charge weekdays from 9 to
4:30, Saturdays from 9 to noon, and Sundays from 2 to
,4. For information call 746-2862.
Marine Art Exhibit
At Selby
The Museum of Botany and the Arts at the Marie
Selby Gardens has a new exhibition of paintings by
Veni ce (Florida) artist, William H. Brown, Jr. Marine
life from the bay and gulf waters of Florida encircle the
large room with underwater realism. Aquatic blue
shades provide the environment for the approximately
45 species of marine fishes.
Florida's Tropical Waters
In "The Cleaning Station" (1978), large fishes come
to be picked clean of parasites by smaller fishes. The
symbiotic process, wherein both parties benefit from the
special interrelationship, is known as mutualism.
Wrasses (Labridae), Neon Gobies (Gobiidae),:,
Trunkflshes (Ostraciontidae), and the Yellow Goat fi sh
(Mulloidichthys Martinicus) are JUSt a few of the fishes
in this painting, which also includes various corals
algae and sea urchins (black and white species) which
add to the unspoiled world of our native tropical waters
of Florida.
The artist has long been an environmentalist who
works at capturing the beauty of underwater animal and
plant life on large canvases. He worked as director of
environmental planning for the Palmas del Mar
Company, Humacao, Puerto Rico, and was responsible
for the prOJection of all natural ecology along a six-mile
coastline duri ng resort developments.
Brown's biography is just as colorful as his works of
art. He has lived and worked in California, San Juan
and Yubucoa, Puerto Rico. He and his wife, Sally, are
now residing in Venice.
Sea Grasses Also On Exhibit
The paintings of William Brown perfectly
compliment a display of preserved specimens of sea -
and sea grasses of Florida. These preserved
specimens have been prepared by Susan Dudley, who
works as a volunteer at Mote Marine Laboratory as well
as at Selby Gardens. These specimens are not onl y of
botanically and biologically, but are also
visually very striking. They range from reds 10 bluish
greens, even in the dried condilion . Since ]hesc are
specimens that you may find along the beach, especially
after a storm, each species will be carefully labeled so
that you may identify them. The sea grasses differ from
the sea weeds in that these are flowering plants which
had adapted to a marine environment. The sea weeds
are algae.
The Museum of Botany and the Arts is open Monday
through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with general
admission to the Gardens of $3.00. •
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Wt'lat's Happening
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Kiwanians To Start
Second Key Club
The Kiwanis Club of Sarasota Keys, which meets
every Thursday morning at 7:30 for breakfast at
Shenkels, is starting another club to be called the
Longboat Key Kiwanis Club. It will meet every Friday
at noon, according to Dave Gruber, the immediate past
Lt. Governor of the Club.
If your club, group or organization would
like to have their notices or activities publicized in this
column, simply mail the information to us at least one
week in advance. Mail to: What's Happening, 524 Gulf
Bay Ro( ''J;L0ngboat Key, FL 33548. In order to insure
accurac').s.no phone calls please.
•••
There will be a Science of Mind Lecture on Monday,
October 20th at 7:30 p.m. in the Selby Public Library
.::Meeting Room. Call for more information.
•••
The first meeting of the year of the Ringling School of
Art Library Association will be held Monday, Oct. 20,
at Plymouth Harbor Auditorium, 700 John Ringling
Blvd. Coffee at 10:00 a.m. Program at 10:30.
The speaker will be Marilyn Bendell, impressionist
and teacher. Her program will be "Still Life
Demonstration in Oil".
The meeting is open to the public. There will be a
$1.00 charge for non-members.
•••
A Big Band Concert, including music from the
thirties and forties, will be presented by the Sarasota
High School Admirals Stage Band on Friday, October
24, at 8:00 p.m. in the Sarasota Junior High School
Auditorium.
This eighteen piece group has a twenty five year tra-
dition of performing professional Quality big band jazz
in Sarasota. Featured will be drummer Ed
Mongillo, with vocals by Tonya DeWitt and Andy Taft.
public is invited. Admission is $1.50 at the door.
•••
The Manasota Weavers Guild will hold an organiza-
tional meeting for a new evening study group on Mon-
day, October 27th at 6:30 p.m. at Weavers Workshop
South 2870 Ringling Blvd. The group urges all
terested non member weavers to attend.
•••
On Tuesday, October 28, the Gulf Shrine Club will
have a beach party at the Longboat Key Beach Club,
2111 Gulf of Mexico Drive. The social hour will begin at
5:00 p.m. with dinner at 6:00 p.m. Reservations should
be made with Noble Joe Eichholtz, (Tel. 778-4966).
Cost $7.50 per person.
•••
Vogue Single Socials will hold their meetings at Rudy
Rosa's Organ Grinder Supper Club on Rt. 41 near the
Manatee-Sarasota Airport every Sunday at 6:00 p.m.
CaJl365-4414 for more information .
•••
The residents of Spanish Main will hold their annual
Arts and Crafts Show at the Clubhouse, Saturday,
November eighth from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Ross M. Tucker, M.D., Diplomate,
American Board of Internal Medicine and Nephrology
is pleased 10 announce Ihe opening 01 his
office lor the
SpecIalty PractIce of Diagnosis and Treatment of
Hypertension
and kidney disorders
2650 Bahia Vista Street, Sarasota
Suite 205
Doctors Hospital Medical Complex
Hours by appointment (813) 366·3321
Frederick E. Soto, Jr., 0.0.
ANNOUNCES
THE OPENING OF HIS OFFICE
FOR THE PRACTICE OF
OPTOMETRY
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19 North Bl vd. 01 Presidents
51. Armand's Key
The University Of Sarasota
Offers New Courses
The Universit y of Sarasota's School of Managemem
and Business has announced its new course offerings for
the Second Quadmester, beginning on November 10,
1980 through January 17, 1981. Courses are generally
three credit hours and will be held evenings in The
Un iversity of Sarasota Library, 2080 Ringling
Boulevard.
The following is a list of t he new courses:
Educational Goal Setting and Evaluation, Decision
Laboratory (Advisory), Decision Applications
(Advi sory), Financial Management, Stati stics fo r
Managemem and Business, Tax Planning, Marketing
Management, Florida Real Estate Law, Independent
Study in Management and Busi ness (Tutorial),
Cont ras ting Social Visions, Statistical Methods,
Business Systems, and International Financia l
Management .
The University of Sarasota's School of Management
and Business offers a unique and convenient program
for working adults who are seeki ng to further their
education. Bachelor of Business Administration and
Master of Business Administration degrees may be
earned in a flexible manner. Courses may also be taken
on a non-degree basis for a certificate of achievement.
Courses are $95 per credit hour. For further
information or registration, call or stop by The
Universi ty of Sarasota, 2080 Ringling Boulevard; or call
955-4228. •
The breakfast club has over 60 members and is still
growing, so the Board of Directors, headed by president
George Paules, has voted to sponsor the Friday Kiwanis
Club.
Any former Kiwanians on the Key who would be in-
terested in joining the new group are asked to call Mr.
Gruber at 383-1700.
The Kiwanis Club of Sarasota Keys is active in philan-
thropic work on and off Longboat, including Fame
Charities and the LBK Youth Center. •
Gloria Musicae
The Gloria Musicae's choral ensemble for their Van
Wezel debut concert on Sal. evening, Nov. 15th, will
include masterpieces by Bach, Brahms, and Mozart.
The major work will be the "Coronation Mass" K.
317 by W.A. Mozart and Johannes Brahms will be re-
presented by the Romantic "Liebeslieder Waltzer" .
Two short contrasting works by J .S. Bach will open
and close the program. The special festival fugue
"Sanctus" BWV 238, for chorus, strings and oboe, and
the popular "Swingle Singers" arrangement of the
"Bourree" from the English Suite tt2.
The purely instrumental selection for this concert is
"Scaramouche". a lively suite for two pianos by Darius
Milhaud .
Tickets for this concert are available at the Van Wezel
box office. For information regarding both the concert
and the Benefit Post·Concert Gala Champagne
Reception in the Grand Foyer of Van Wezel, please call
383-1901. •
Garage Sale
Items Needed
The Longboat Key
Youth Center is in
need of items for their
Garage Sale being
held in November.
Anyone who wishes to
donate items can
either drop them off
at the Youth Center
or call 383·3136 and
arrangements will be
made to pick them
Owners Announce ..
10% DISCOUNT
up. •
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Florida Home Health
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private, non-profit
agency providing inter-
mittent, skilled health
services to the patient
in his or her own home.
For further informa-
tion, call 758-3844, 8
a.m. to 9 p.m., plus 24
hour answer ing ser-
vices. In Sarasota, call

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Dining Out
By Kevin Dean
Lunch at the Red Lobster
The Red Lobster is a well known chain seafood
restaurant with a pretty good reputation for serving
fish, lobster and other ocean dwelling creatures. The
dinner menu is large and includes seafood, steaks and
various combinations of each.
Since Kipling and I have eaten at Red Lobsters several
times in the past, we decided to try the lunch menu this
time.
If you're nooning it at a Red lobster, you can choose
ilems from the dinner menu or from the special lunch
li st. The choices here include soup and sandwich
combos (fish, tuna or ham), sandwich platters, fried
fish nuggets, popcorn shrimp, shrimp scampi, broiled
bluefish, stuffed flounder, beef tips and seafood crepes.
The prices range from $2.69 to $3.79.
Kipling had the crepes and clam chowder, and I the
popcorn shrimp with fries and cole slaw. The entire
meal could have been paid for with an $8.00 bill.
The mound of small shrimps Were breaded and deep
fried. Not bad at all, but the fries were a little cold and
the cole slaw only average. I've had hush puppies in the
South that tasted like deep fr ied sawdust, all dry and
nasty like. The hush puppies at the Red Lobster have
always been very good, and this time was no exception.
Clam chowder is a personal thing, like chili or pizza. I
liked the flavor of the Red Lobster' s chowder, but it
wasn't exactly chocked full of ingredients. The seafood
crepe was fine, although the edges got a little burned.
Most of the meals we have had at Red Lobster
restaurants have been very satisfactory when compared
to other chain operations. Consistency is always one of
the factors that make a good restaurant. I did, however.
have a perfectly awful meal at a Red Lobster in
Davenport, Iowa once which only goes to prove that
you·can get a bad dinner in a restaurant that normally
serves decent food. This was the case in Davenport and
it is true of every restauranJ, whether it's part of a chain
or not.
Regardless of a few flaws. I feci comfortable in
recommending Bradenton's Red Lobster as a good
alternative to a burger and fries lunch. The prices are
reasonable and overall, . the food was betler than
average.
The Red Lobster in Bradenton is located at 5711 14th
Street West. In Sarasota the address is 6747 South
Tamiami Trail. •
is pleased to announce its Shopper's & Businessman's luncheon
Enjoy dinlnll In tho: comfonllbl.: of a
French Country Inn . wh.:re dinner) are pcn.onally
prepared by the ,h.:f own.:r... Fr.mc,_, and Michel .
Reservat ions Suggested 383·2421
Mon. thru Sat. 5:00- 10:00 P.M.
Nurth End or L ·S·K· . 1003 Gulf of Dr _
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is
our
2 DRINKS FOR
THE PRICE OF 1
Daily 11:00 a.m .• 7:00
Enjoy late nite
entertainment & dancing
in our Piano Bar
Sit Down Brunch fwm
Entertainment in our piano bar
Tuesday thru Thursday
Friday and Saturday Night
come to "The Speakeasy."
Dinne,., d,.inks, Flappe,. Gi,.ls, Dixieland
Band !,.om 8:30 p.m.
Daily Dinner Specials 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
PLAN FOR YOUR
HOLlDA Y PARTIES NOW!
We Accept MOlt Major Credit Cards
PRIVATE PARTY ROOMS AVAILABLE
7051 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton
792-6333
BRING YOUR PARROT to the Buccaneer
And Enjoy the
Piano Stylings
of
WAYNE
For Lunch, try our HOME MADE Vichyssoise with a Tuna Salad Arlequin
or a sumptuous soup and sandwich, home made. of course.
As usual . we will have our famous continental dinner menus featuring daity specials.
Our highest priced dinner is filet mignon at $12.95 so come in and see how
personally prepared dinners can be less expensive than you ever thought.
AT
CARMICHAEL
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12&21 I
HOURS,
Continental Breakfast served from 9-10 a.m.
Luncheon 11 :30·2:30. Dinner 5:30-9:30
Cocktail Hour 5-7 p.m. All standard'drinks S 1.50
2605 Gulf of Mexico Drive
longboat Key
18 Year Winner "Travel/Holiday" Award
Restaurant. 24 Years on Longboat Key
RESERVATIONS: 813/383·1 101
MOST MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED
I-I "1£. L VI,UUVri.l VLh.)1..:. n.' 1..:.n.
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The Consul Cooks Caribbean
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6.95
* Assorted Fruit Bar
• Bottomless Champagne Glass ......
HOT ENTREES Including,
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Benedict ... Sauteed Chicken Li vers
'--,,- - ... Grilled Meats
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... Seafood Newberg and more
* Assorted Pastries
11 a.m .. 3 p.m. Informal
......... $3.95
Under 3 Free
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FULL COURSE
MEAL
$4
95
10 Specials Ea ch Night
INCLUDES: AppetizeI".
Entree. Salad Bar.
Des5eft.
By Wylene l .1mb
(Edi tor's Note: For the past few years, Dr. Wylene lamb
has served as Honorary Consul for the Country of
Trinidad and Tobago. During her continuing vi sits to the
islands of the Caribbean, she has assembled hundreds of
recipes, many of these she will be sharing through THE
OBSERVER·I
Sparbo ro ugh Pine apple Pudding
(T obagoan Sunday Fare)
2-4 oz. 1% to Cup) of shortening
C. Sugar
1 C. flour
2 eggs
3 T diced pineapple
1 T pineapple juice
3TRum
t baking powder
Grease a pudding mold or pan and dredge with flour.
Brunch
Buffet $6
95
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Every Sunday 11 a. m. - 3 p. m.
Tree House Lounge
Featuring
LEE WHmOCK & COMPANY
Nightly hcapt Monday
CHILDREN'S PORTI ON
$3.25
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RESTAURANT
Decorate bottom of mold with pieces of pineapple. Cream
shortening and sugar together until white and frothy. Beat
eggs and gradually slir inlo mixture.
Sift and lightly sllr In Ihe flour, about 11 at a lime. Add
baking powder with last spoon full 01 flour and stir in the rest
of the pineapple, the juice and the rum. See that the mixture
Is soft enough 10 drop from the spoon. If 100 stiff, add a Imle
more pineapple juice.
LONGBOAT KEY HILTON 4711 Gulf otMexko Drive .
longboot Key. Florida 3J546 613·36J·2451.
- SPECIALIZING IN-
• SEAFOOD . STEAKS
• DELI CIOUS GREEK SALADS
• HOMEMADE BREAD
Open Year ' Round 4-1 0 p.m.
4000 Gulf of Me.ieo Or. 383-60n
" Dine on the Gulf on Longboat
Downtown Sarasota's
Only Complete Dining
&. Entertainment
Cente r Featuring ...
T h e Main Even t
Dance (0 your favorite
mu. ic &. enjoy your
favorite cocktail
Daily 9:00 p.m .• 2:oo a.m.
Le Ca e'
Graciou. l ounnet dini na
in (he tradit ional Frcnch
style. Mon.-Sat. S:JO p.m.,
10:00 p.m. (Reeervation.
pleue)
Rock y's Rib Room
Casual dl nina &. cocktail. featurina
luperb Steaks &. Ribs
Mon.·Fri. 11 :00 a.m.·2:00 a.m.
Sat. &. Sun. 6:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
Onl y Late Night Dini.ng in Down town Sarasota
Dail y hmcheon specials for the bUJI ines,person
Free p.lrJci ng in o" r p.lrkin, 101.
lit &. PlNEAPPLE
DOWNTOWN SARASOTA 957-1712
Pour into prepared mold. Should nOI be more than ¥l full.
Cover the mold with greased paper and steam 1 Y2 hours.
Serve hot. •
Club News
The Manatee Chapter of Hadassah will hold its
regular meeting on Tuesday. October 21st at 12 noon.
Mrs. Regina Gurl and wi ll host, at her home on 535
DeNarvaez Drive, Longboat Key (north end). Dessert
and coffee will be served.
For car-sharing or other information, call Mrs.
Sidney Weiss at 755-5072.
•••
By Popular Demand
OCTOBER SPECIAL
Country Fried CHICKEN
Ser.ed FAMIL Y STYLE
for TWO or MORE
Hot Biscuits w/Gravy. Whipped S 4
Potatoes, vegetable, and Slaw..... ." ,, 1<:>1
CHILDREN . ... , .... , ... , .......... ' 2" D.rl7'1
All Bar Cocktails
The Br andei s Universi t y Natio na l Women's Champagne per glass
Committee. Greater Sarasota Cha pter is having a Study With A Breakfast, Lunch Of Dinner Onl/.1
Group Showcase mini brunch on Oct. 31st at 10 a.m. at Reg. Hour. 9 . 2 & 5:30. 8
the home of Mrs. Rubi n (Bea) Galston. 467 Meadow SUnday 8:3010 Noon 2500
Lark Drive. Regist ration fee of 53.00 shoul d be mailed Quiet Monday and Tuesday 383·
to Mrs. Max Goodman, 1750 Ben Frankli n Dri ve. 3454 Gulf of Mexico Drive. Longboat Key
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Q1TH
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Belgian Waffles
meet
Danish Pastries?
If wi ll be a fight, hur with the amount of Jelecrahle
(poJ ,I.[ the Bistro Beach SunJay Brunch Buffer. WI;! J oubt
ir will be fight w t he fini sh.
But you can t ry.
Pete Has Done It!
Srarr l)(( by chl"H.1sing fn1m 10 Jifferent sal ads. Nibble
on some ham anJ turkey. Then go on the Eggs &nedicr,
;md llll alternating Sundays, Chich'n ala King or l<lmh
curry, qlJiche or "Croqul;' Monsieur." <lnli shrimp or
sl'<lfooJ creole, all accllmpankJ hy PO(iltl\('S, cheeses,
muffins, anJ hagels (with lox, l\f wurse). We have divided our house for our great customers.
One half table service. One half buffet.

Thursday:
. . .lnternational Buffel
Friday:
.. 'seafood Buffel
Saturday:
... Hand carved Steamsh!p Round
$5.95 mcludmg beverage
All you can eat .5 - 10 p.m.
Plus our regular menu and
::>andwich Bar Monday thru
Saturday from ll:la a.m 11115:00 p.m

ReaJy (or Jl'sse.rt Wcll, go <lhl'aJ. Thl're's cheesecake.
hreaJ pudding. fresh fruit anJ moussc.
AnJ, of course, Belgian w.lftle:-; with <l variet y of
topri ngs anJ mdt-in-your mouth Danish.
come to the BeClch Bisrrll fm SunJay Brunch.
Wh ..H will YllU \WIl't want Sunday Jinner .
Beach Bistro

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Feli cia Robbins and Michael Grlmas
Gulfside Wedding Planned
For Felicia Robbins And
Michael Grimes
Felicia Robbi ns and Michael Grimes. of Monroe,
Ohio, will be married on the beach si de patio Saturday,
October 18, at the home of the grooms' parent s, Ken
and Mary Kay Grimes, of 3015 Gulf of Mexico Drive,
Longboat Key.
The sisters of the groom, Peggy and Bonnie Grimes,
will be bridesmaids. and Kennet h Grimes wilt give the
bride in marriage. The Reverend Harold Hilt will
perform the ceremony, as family and friends look on.
Afterward, a buffet supper on the patio wilt folt ow,
wi th organ music for dancing.
Out-of-town guests include J erry a nd Molly
Chapman. of Monroe. Ohio. After a brief honeymoon
on Longboat Key, the couple will reside in Monroe. •
Around Town Ball
. The following new employees have joined the Town
III recem weeks:
Streets Dept.: John Perry and Craig Senecal
Uti lities: Will Laurin
Fire Dept.: Chris Bileth, the first of the seven
new employees authorized for the Rescue Dept.
•••
In other news, Marge Martineau's daught er Elaine of
Hazlet, N.J . was married on Sept. 21st to Leslie Whyte,
also of Hazlet. They both work in an electronics plant
there, he as purchasing agent and she as bookkeeper.
Marge is Personnel Director of the Town of Longboat.
The Whytes honeymooned in Marge's home on
Longboat Key until she drove slowly back to the Key
from the wedding (the newl yweds new down). When
Marge arrived, they moved to the Longboat Hi lton.
Marge says that the wedding was the fir st time her 6
children had been together in one place for many years.
Congratulations to Marge and to the Whytes!
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KEY TRAVEL INC. St. Armands
530 So. Washingt on Dr. 388-3975

Former Comml .. loner H. rold J.nkln, celebr.ted hi. 75th
birthday at the Longboat Hilton tast week. He and Gerry ara
shown behind the mammoth c.ke. Photo by Dave Gruber
"Snoopy" Wins
Venice Sail
It was a down wind race to Venice for the 26 boats
entered in the second annual Commodores' Cup
sponsored by the Suncoast Yacht Cl ub on Sat urday
O:clober 1.1. "Snoopy." skippered and crewed by th;
Fishers (Bill , Doug and Leslie), was fi rst over the line
and the winner in adj usted time.
Coming in 24 seconds behind was the "Kerwi nd"
sai led by John and Valerie Kerwin. Third place was
by anot her family group, Charlie Phillips and his son on
the "Windsong".
the in the Venice Yacht Club. a total of ten
pr!zes were given as follows: fourth. "Sandy Jay",
skippered by Howard Taylor ; fifth, "Sea Star" Don
White; sixth, "Tranquility", Ed Rupni ck-
·'.Circe", Bob Smith; eight h, " Truelove", Bud Mabrey:
moth, "Second Wind", Russ Sachger, and tenth wen;
to "Ciaco", Miero Kolacio.
The re.!Urn race was a special event. Twenty-five boats
raclllg for Lewis Memorial Trophy. Lewis,
a fflend of the sallmg club and an enthusiastic sailor
died this summer. '
One of Hal's innovative ideas on racing was used with
Bill Fisher dropping the starting marker for a " rabbit"
start. The first boal, "Ciaeo", drifted to the outside
buoy at Big Pass in four hours, dropped anchor and
clocked the rest of the neet. Eleven boalS fi ni shed and
"Ciaco" bounced in the choppy waters of the gulf for
another two hours.
The winner will be announced at the next meeting of
the SUll coast Yacht Club on November 6. •
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Wailing For The Storm
by Dorothy K. Seas word
ojSeaplace
The roaring waves
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Lighter Check.
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99IS Manatee Ave., W.
Bradenton. Florida
And rearing wind
Bely 'he cerulean sky
And gUileless clouds.
The storm is yet to be.
Relieving the breathless
Days and weeks
Of seering sun
And parched earth.
I plunge inlo
The seething sea
And feel the cool waves
Sweep over me
In powerful/orren/s.
I come up with the next wave
And dive in again.
Joying in danger
That is not danger.
The storm breaks
With wild suddenness
And I race
For man·made shelter
To walch Ihe savagery
nf rI;<::,,,dwri nJIII"rp •
Joanne COllins and Chief Bob Bullard at the Fl orIda Fire
Chlal's Convention In August.
Fire Chief Bullard
To Wed Joanne Collins
Mrs. Sol Collins of Longboat Harbour announces the
engagement of her daughter, Joanne Patrice, to Robert
F. Bullard, son of Mrs. Gracie Bullard of Bartow
Florida. November nUPfials are planned. '
A. of Longboat Key for two years, Ms.
IS a graduate of Michigan State University. She
tS employed by Dr. Dan Wanca.
Bull ard is President of the Fire Chi efs Associat ion of
Florida a?d is the Fi re Chief of Longboat Key.
Foll owlllg thc November wedding, which will be held
Selby the couple is planning a honeymoon
m the mountams of Nort h Caroli na. It will be the first
vacation the busy Fire Chief has had in a number of.:
years, as he has been spending his time off attending
schools and conferences. •
ZIP Code Add·On Seen Key
To Greater Postal Efficiency
The Postal Service's plan to add four new numbers to
present ZIP Codes will allow it to become more efficient
and help stabi lize postage rates, a postal official told
Congress today.
"By law, the Postal Service is required to search
conti nuously for ways to improve its efficiency so it can
keep its service up and its COSts and rates The
nine-digit ZIP Code is designed to jost that," Michael
S. Coughlin, Assistant Postmaster General for Mai l
Processi ng, told a hearing of t he Subcommittee on
Government Information and Individual Rights of the
House Committee on Government Operations.
"The nine-digit ZIP Code is not an end in itself, bUI
rather a means to help us do what we are required to
namel y, strive to serve' the American people beller "he
testified. '
The key to the anticipated savings from the system
wi[] be use of optical cha racter readers, machines that
will be able to read the nine-digit ZIP number and sort
rna!' automat ically down to these units. Present ly, most
mall can be sorted mechanically down only to larger
geographical areas.
"While the use of the code will be voluntary, "
Coughli n testified, "we do hope citizens will come to
appreciate that the new digits are intended to help them,
and that they will choose to use them of their own

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OPEN - Tues. thru Sat., Noon to 10 pm
Sunday to 9 pm
383-1748
ON THE B,tY END OF BROADWAY
LONGBOAT KEY, FLORIDA
Church Directory
All Angels By The Sea Episcopal Mission
",;' Coast Federal Meeting Room. 510 Bay Isles Rd. 383-
4124; summer & winter, one service only; 9:00 a. m.
Congregati on Beth Israel
Meets at St. Mary Slar of the Sea, 383-4261 or
383-4492. Friday. 8:00 p. m.
Longboallsland Chapel (Interfaith)
6200 Gul f of Mexico Dr.; 383-2120; Easter through
Dcl., 10:00 a. m.; first Sunday in Nov. through Eas-
ter, 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.
51. Mary Slar of t he Sea
4280 Gul f of Mexico Dr.; 383- 1255; May 1 through
Nov. 3D, Saturday, 5:00 p. m., Sunday, 8:30 and
10:30 a.m. ; Dec. I through April 3D, Saturday
4:30 and 6:00 p.m., Sunday 8:00. 9:30 and 11:00 a .m.
All Angels by the Sea
An Episcopal Mission
Services, Sunday, 9:00 AM
the Community Room of The Coast F"',,,,'6
Bldg., 510 Bay Isles Road
S.O.B.A. Protests
Arvida's Drainage
The Save Our Bays Association and the Audubon
Society .sent Airport Commissioner Jeanne Me
Elmurray as one of their representatives to the
Longboat Commissioners workshop on Tuesday
afternoon 10 protest Arvida's draining all of the storm
water in its coming Planned Unit Development al the
south end of the Key through its golf course and into the
Bay.
Plan Approved
Yes, ad milled Arvida's engineer, Bill Bishop, it was
true. But, he said, it was being done in a way that had
long ago been approved by the Dept. of Envi ronmental
Regulation, the County of Sarasota and the Town of
Longboat Key.
The storm run-orr from the whole Planned Unit
Development (PUD) incl udi ng the Privateer, Longboat
Key Towers and Sands Bay Condominiums is
engi neered to drain into the gol f course, said Bishop.
There, most of its soaks into Ihe ground, with the rest
going into retaini ng ponds, and then into the Bay, he
agreed.
No Separation
Arthur Koenig of Sands Bay protested that there was
no plan to separate the storm water from the heavier
material, - oil from the roads and from the roofs ..
This, said Bishop, is handled by the water having. to
run across large expanses of grass to get to the retention
ponds. This takes care of the separation, he claimed.
They agreed that their answer should be the Town
Manager's explanation that the Town had compli ed
wit h all of the regul ations of which they were aware,
and that, if the environmental groups wanted to
question this , they should question the regul atory
agencies involved. -
Arvlda Rebuts . . .. ...... • (Continued from Page 9)
Looked And Listened
The Commissioners looked and li stened, but made no
comment. The new plans, it was noted, also require a
variance from the Coastal Control Li ne, though not as
much as the previous plans for which the Commission
resci nded a vari ance.
Henco's architect asked the Commission to study his
new plans in the hope of meeting with them in the near
future for fu rther discussion.
Topless Ban Next Week
Town Manager Advised
By Corps Of Engi neers
Recently, the US Army Corps of Engineers
Operations Division Chief in Jacksonville, Girlamo
Dichi ara, wrote the Town of Longboat Key's Manager
Wayne AUgire concerning the disposition of dredged
material from the proposed dredging of New Pass.
His letter to AUgire discussed the placement of fill on
Longboat Key' s southern end and on Lido Beach and
the need for an Erosion Control Li ne.
"Dear Mr. AUgi re:
This is in response to your letters dated 24 and 25
June 1980 concerning disposal of dredged material from
the proposed maintenance dredging of New Pass and
Longboat Pass.
Please be advised that in the case of Longboat Pass,
we are in the process of reevaluating the disposal plan
with a view toward putting some material on the beach
at the north end of Longboat Key. You will be apprised
of our findings when they are available ...
Approximately one-half of the material from the New
Pass dredgi ng will be used 10 fill in a swash channel
which runs parallel to the beach. The remai ning
material will be deposited on the public beach on Lido
Key as previously planned.
Filling the swash channel is expected to reduce the
shoaling rate in the Pass and also reduce to some extent
the erosion rate along the south beach of Longboat Key.
You asked to be apprised of the additional costs
involved in pumping the sand to an area on Longboat
Key. We cannot give you an estimate of the costs
without knowing where you desire the material to be
placed. Therefore, you should furnish some type of map
of Longboat Key indicating the location where the
material is to be placed. Generally, additional costs
would be involved if the pumpi ng distance is beyond the
capacity of the dredge, and this depends on the size of
the dredge doing the work.
In addition, we woul d like to poi nt oul that there is
more than addi ti onal costs involved in placing the
materi al on the beaches of Longboat Key. In the
absence of an Erosion Control Li ne, the Florida
Department of Natural Resources will not all ow
materi al to be placed on these private beaches, requiring
that public beaches (if available) receive the material
first. Also, the Depart me nt of Environ mental
Regulation requi res Ihat local governmental approval be
obtai ned prior to issuing a permit for the work. This
would include city and county governments.
We Irust the above is sufficient for your present
needs. Please let us know if we can be of. further
assistance.
CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL Put off until next week' s workshop were an
Members of the J ewish community are amendment to the zqning ordinance which will permit
Please excuse our lale reply to your bUI as
you can see, we were in the process of reeval uat ing the
disposal plans. Sincerely,
Girlamo Dichiara
Chief, Operarions Division"
cordially tnvited to worshi p every Friday the Town to give Arvida "Open space" credit for a
evening at 8:00 p.m. at 51. Mary Star of the percentage of golf memberships in the Longboat Key
Sea starting Oct. 10. Club, and Commissioners Lewin's "topless dancing"
• • ban and closing hour ordinance. _
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Roben G. Blalock has been elected to the board of
trustees of the L. W. Blake Memorial Hospital.
Blalock is a partner in the law firm of Knowles,
Blalock, Coleman, Landers and W'alters, P .A. A native
of Bradenton. he received a bachelor of arts degree
from Princeton University. and a law degree from
Uni." ersity of Florida.
Blalock is president-elect of Manatee County
Chamber of Commerce, a trustee of the New College
Foundation, and. elder of Palma Sola Presbyterian
Church. .
Blalock Jives in Bradenton with his wife, Marlene.
and their two children, Alex. II and Danielle, 9.
•••
Gerard Joins Blake Hospital
Mary Louise Gerard has been named director of
public relations of The l. W. Blake Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Gerard was formerly Manatee Living Editor of
The Bradenton Herald.
A native of Bradenton, she received a bachelor of
science degree in English and history from Florida State
University and a master' s degree in secondary education
and history from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.
Mrs. Gerard is a member of The Service Club of
Manatee County and The Community Service League,
and is a youth sponsor at Christ Church (Episcopal).
She is a founding director of SI. Stephen's Episcopal
School and The Community Thrift Shop and past
president of Entre Nous. She has been active in The
Women' s Comminee of the South Florida Museum,
West Coast Symphony Guild, Manatee Players, Girl
Scouts and Christ Church (Episcopal).
COASTLINES
from Florida Su Grant CoUege
by Tom Leahy <lind Billie Lowry
Barrier Islands-First line Of Defense
Barrier islands, those narrow, elongated Strips of land
along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, are among Florida's
most val uabl e natural resources. Not only are they a
very importanl part of a larger coastal ecosystem that
includes beaches, dunes. wetlands and estuaries, but
they represenl some of the most expensive real estate for
both residential and recreational development.
Front lines
In the past few years it has become increasingly
evidenl that these barrier islands form a front line of
Storm defense for the mainland. protecting the coast
from much of the flooding and storm damage that
might otherwise occur. But they are naturally unstable
themselves and are constantly being eroded, their shape
changing from time to time due to the force of S{Qrms,
ocean currents, and the slowly rising sea level.
A Development Gamble
Because of this instability. barrier islands have always
represented a bit of a gamble as far as development is
concerned though many have been the targets of inlen-
sive development. Unfortunately, if dunes are leveled
during development the first line of defense is gone. If
groins and jetties are built to project out to sea to keep
sand from drifting away, erosion usually results. This
erosion is further intensified by pedestrian and vehicle
traffic which breaks down the dunes and the grasses that
grow there.
With funding from Florida Sea Granl College. Dr.
Richard A. Davis, Jr., chairman of the geology
department at the University of South Florida, has
begun a study of the origin and growth of barrier islands
off the Gulf coast. Davis' study began in Pinellas
County and will proceed southward along Florida's
west coast to Cape Romano. As a result of this work he
hopes to produce geological information that can help
determine the future development of these islands.
Objectives of his study are to determine how the
islands have been formed, how they will change in the
future and where new islands will form. Davis believes
they are the result of the gradual emergence of once-
submerged sand bars. By beginning in Pinellas COUnlY,
Davis has islands which are already developed and
densely populated as well as others which are undevel-
oped and in more natural states. These are the ones
Davis will study since developmenl inlerferes with the
processes he will be observing.
Florida Sea Grant College has published a series of
Coastal History Notes showing the high water
shoreli nes of record over a period of from 70 to 100
years on a number of barrier islands off Florida' s Gulf
Coast. These include Anna Maria Key, Capt iva Island,
Estero Island. Gasparilla Island. Lido Key, Longboat
Key, Sanibel Island, Siesta Key, and Venice. On the
Atlantic side a report on the Boca Raton Inlet Vicinity
has been published. These reports are available from
marine advisory agents at local county Extension offices
or by writing to the Marine Advisory Program, 0022
McCart y Hall , University of Florida, Gainesville. FL
32611. •
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Kahncerns .......... (Continued from page 2)
Ralph Nader - succeeded in destroying the confi-
dence that Americans had in their domestic cars by his
nilly-picking invest igations of the slightest malfunction.
The ambulance chasers - following Nader's investi-
gations, they sought out any and all people involved in
accidents caused by the failure of certain parts to sue the
manufacturers, thereby causing the latter millions of
dollars in legal fees and millions more in increased
insurance premiums. It can be compareQ, to the
excessive fees paid now by doctors for ill ice in-
surance.
On.: of the greatest blessi ngs visited upon the Ameri-
can scene in recent months was the verdict of not guilty
against Ford in the maller of the Pinto car. If that j ury
otherwise, the automobi le manufacturert-
might Just as well have turned the key in the locks of
their factories and closed down forever. There would
nOt be cnough money in the world to pay, justifiably or
not, for everyone involved in an accident.
To carry that thought further, how about the bathtub
manufacturers being sued by people who sli p and fall
and injure themselves. There is hardly a product manu-
factured that could not cause an injury of some kind if
people become negligent in the use thereof. Basically,
gasoline is dynamite and every car, no matter how well
constructed. no matter how well protected. is a time
bomb that can go off at any time if reckless and careless
drivers are licensed and if drunken drivers are repeat-
edl y given a slap on the wri st instead of a stiff jail sen-
tence. It would be presumptuous of me to venture an
opinion on the percentage of accidents caused by human
failure rather than by manufacturers' mistakes, but if
pressed for a guesstimate I would have to say that 99070
of the accidents are caused by human failures.
Why is it that few, if any, complaints are lodged
against imports? I personally believe that it is because
people are reluctant to admit that such purchases wer;:
foolish on their part. It is not unlike the motivation, or
rather lack of it , that makes people reluctant to repon
an embezzlement or a fraud perpetrated upon them
which would reflect on their st upidity for having been
taken.
Permit me to recite my own experience with a Volvo
which my dear wife purchased for me when the gasoline
crunch first became evident about six years ago. The
first thing to go was the muffler. At that time even
Midas could not replace it for they had no stock of for-
eign mufflers. That alone caused a two-month delay be-
fore one could be ordered. No sooner was that replaced
when a pump failed - another two months. I got rid of
it , In reciting these events to a friend of mine, he con-
fessed to me that he also had a Volvo and that one day
while driving in New York and making a turn in dense
traffic the front wheel came off. If the truth were
known about all foreign manufacturers, including
Mercedes, then the American car by comparison would
seem to be very good indeed.
There was nothing wrong with either the design or
construction of the Skyway bridge. For years it stood
magesticali y in Tampa Bay, a thing of beauty and a
monument to the architectural skills of American
ingenuity. An inexcusable human error of judgment re-
sulted in unnecessary death and destruction. This too
can be said of automobi le accidents. •
(The opinions expressed art those of the author and
not necessarily those of the OBSER VER.)
Beach Owners ....... .. (Continued from Page 3)
Commissioner Bell
Commissioner Claire Bell will be the third speaker of
the evening and will report on her participation in the
Beaches and Shores conference last month on the east
coast.
Dr. Jack McCormick, president of the BOA, will
moderate.
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Jacl( SlacK .... . ....... . (Conlin .... , ..... _ 2)
Since lasl October's massacre, the base has expanded
from SI51 billion (0 $160 billion. Thai's a 5.9 percent
increase. well below inflation as measured by its effects
on the price indexes, and nowhere near enough to either
trigger a new round of inflation or stimulate the
economy of of the recession.
Wendell' s analysis is also borne out when the
monetary base is examined. The base consists of
in circulation and bank reserves and it is
"high-6- money. It is from the base that the
system creates the rest of the money
categories. Each new dollar in the base expands by
about 6 to 1, and the Fed's actions to expand or contraCi
money can best be determined by tracking the base.
_ The monetary restraint shown by these numbers has
been recogni zed by James Sinclair, among others, who
recently advised his clients to sell their gold holdings
because it was evident that Chairman Paul Volcker is
succeeding in getti ng the Fed's printing presses under
control. Volcker may be the first chai rman in hi story to
resist stimulating the economy in an election year
Si nclair said, and that feat alone should restore
confidence in the dollar. More confidence in the dollar
should translate into lower interest rates.
LONGBOAT LOT
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100 x 132 LOT, NEAR BOAT BASIN,
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ROBERT WARD, SALES ASSOCIATE
383·5714
Colony Beach Condo For Sale
Beautiful unit at Colony Beach near tennis
courts. A wonderful buy.
•••
St. Judes Home
Thi s is your chance to find a home for your
boat. On st. Judes Dri ve, sturdy private dock,
2 bedrooms, new lawn, fruit trees, barrel-tile
roof. Home can be expanded to 3 bedrooms.
$83,900.
•••
.",. Terrific Value!
Home with spacious rooms, corner lot,
plenty of trees and fl owers, $69,900. Call
Velma Blrt after hours 922·0607.
•••
BEAUTIFUL HOME ON BIRD KEY
All amenities, everything In perfect condi-
tion. Large screened lanai with ceiling fans. 2
bedrooms with possible 3rd, 3 baths. den,
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4052 Gulf of Mexico Drive
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Longboat Key's most desirable bayside
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professionally decorated 2 bedroom, 2 bath
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Kevin Levins. Sand Cay
Choice Gulf View, 4 bedroom, 2 bath unit ,
excellent beach, pool, rental management on
premises. Call Kevin Levins.
. Lot
Choice Longboat residential canal. Excellent
location. Breathtaking water view. Reason·
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Tiffany Plaza
Gulf Front , luxurious, 2 bedroom, 2 bath,
"':'urnkey furnished. $195,000. Call Bett y
Hotho. Water's Edge
.... .-
... . Holmes Beach
2 den, furnished, beautiful gulf
I beach, pool, tennis, $125,000. Call Betty Hotho.
Longboat Harbour North
1 bedroom, 1 bath villa. Tenni s, 2 pools, club-
house and beach access, $65,000. Call Betty
Hotho.
KEVIN LEVINS, REAL TOR
If there is to be an October Massacre this year, it's
unli kely that interest rates will be the culprit this time. It
may well be ,l1al interest rates are about to turn around
and head lower.
Jack Slack is a Vice Presidenl of Moseley, Ha/lgarlen.
Estabrook' & Weeden. Inc. •

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Andy I.-land ............. (Continued from .... 2)
The National Associated Businessmen presented
Congressman Andy Ireland (D-Fl.) with their
"Watchd02 of the Treasury Award" recently because
of his voting record against unnecessary Federal
spending, Based on the NAB's voting index for the 96th
Congress, Congressman Andy Ireland scored 7S.0Ofo.
This is the second watchdog the Congressman has
received. •
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Gracious 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment on the
ground floor of a superior Longboat Key
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don't close 'til December. REDUCED TO
$164,900. After hours 365-4022.
•••
PORTO BELLO GULFSIDE
.Gorgeous 2 bedroom, 2 bath, fifth floor con-
dominium at Longboat Key's popular Porto·
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lar from all rooms and the screened porch.
Available soon. $159,000. After hours 756-
9059 or 366-8939.
•••
MAGNIFICENT BAY VIEW ON LONGBOAT
Extras you don't normall y find in an
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Bay. Separate dining room, microwave oven
completes well-equipped kitchen. Washer,
dryer, beautifully furnished. 2 bedroom, 2
baths, pool , t enni s. Only $142,500 or will sell
unfurnished at $135,000. Owner will consider
financing. After hours 365·4022.
•••
YOUR OWN TERRACE GARDEN
Thi s charming 2 bedroom apartment has a
view of the Gulf. Custom decorat ing through·
out. Nice ext ras like solar windows, eat·in
kitchen, washer, dryer. In an established
" community" with large pool, Clubhouse,
beach access, docking on the Bay. $95,000.
After hours 388·2805.
•••
UNIQUE AQUARIUS!
Spectacular Gulf-front lUXUry 2 bedroom, 2
bath corner unit. Porch leads directly to
beach from this first floor 9' cei lings suite.
Floor to cei l ing windows. Har·Tru l ighted
tenni s court s and pool all but add to the
unique lifestyle on this Longboat Key
residence. $328,000. After hours 366·8937.
• ••
GREAT BUY ON LONGBOAT KEY
This is a super 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment
in Longbeach Village on the Gulf of Mexico.
Pool , tennis, beach swimming. Price
Includes furniture, carpeting, drapes,
washer, dryer, complete kitchen. Children
welcome! Onl y $139,500 furnished. After
hours 383-4700.
•••
SEAPLACE · LONGBOAT KEY
New listing. Outstanding 2 bedroom, 2 bath
apartment at this most prestigious address
with many amenities including a Gulf view,
tenniS, heated whirlpool and exercise room.
Offered for closing next spring. $165,000.
After hours 383·5198.
•••
TROPICAL SETTING FOR )SLAND LIVING
Enjoy the Longboat Key way of life in this
large cedar home, 3 bedroom, 3-1/2 bath,
large living room, study or family room com·
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separate dining room and large inside utility
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All this on 300 ft. of Bay with seawalL Price at
only $295,000. After hours 922-9317.
•••
LIDO SUNSET HOME
A 3 bedroom, 2 bath beach residence with a
Gulf view private sundeck within walking
distance to st. Armands. $182,500. After
hours 955·4311 .
• ••
STUNNING ARCHITECTURAL STATEMENT
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Hurricane Preparedness
Part 3
In our column this week, continuing Sarasota Power
Squadron's hurricane preparedness suggestions for boat
owners, we cover some sound "food for thought " for
owners of large vessels, those who keep their boat at a
marina and those who use davits.
Larger Vessels
In some cases, owners of larger vessels wi ll want to
work with neighbors in a cooperative effort, and keep
their boat at dock in canals or basins. Others may want
to take the following precautions: (1). Locate a hurri-
cane mooring and obtain written permission from the
appropriate persons to moor the vessel. (2). Make a
practice run to the hurricane moorings to check accessi-
bility. waler depth, bridges. obstructions, aids to navi-
gation, et c. (3). Remove all moveable equipment from
your boat (sails , radio, cushions, etc.) and lash down all
equipment that cannot be removed. (4). Keep your fuel
tank full, if possible, since supply and/ or time might
not be available just prior to a hurricane stri ke. (5).
Make a list of equipment needed and purchase. (6). Ob-
tain an adequate length of sturdy line, chafing gear (to
protect lines from wear), fenders (to protect the boat
from other boats, piers, etc.), and anchors (25 pounds
or heavier depending, of course, on the size of the ves-
sel) . (7). Allow plenty of time and head for the mooring
well ahead of the anticipated slrike. The waterways may
be congested and you should remember NOT to block
passage of others' boats which have moorings inshore
of yours. Remember, too, it is illegal to tie-up to an aid
to navigation. (8). Be sure you test the strength of every-
thing you tie up to. Avoid tying up to Australian pine,
palm trees and other trees that do not have a deep root
system. (9). All openings on your vessel should be sealed
to make sure the boat is as water tight as possible. (10).
Consider using spri ng lines (minimum of 60 feet).
Extreme tidal nuctuations and winds from all di rections
should be anticipated, so slack should be left to
accommodate the tide. ( II ), DO NOT stay on your
boat! It is too dangerous and rescue efforts may be
impossible.
Some of the larger vessels will be put at anchor in
protected coves and bays and proper anchoring wilt be
essential. The use of two or three anchors, as discussed
in this column a few weeks ago, will be essential.
On The Sunny Side
Q
By Bob Clayton,
A ' .-
the Weather Observer
Date Temperature Inches Baro-
of Rain metric
Pressure
Low High (Avg_)
Tues. Oct.7 62 82 .00 30.03
Wed. Oct. 8 65 87 .00 29.98
Thurs. Oct. 9 68 86 .00 29.96
Fri. Oct. 10 72 89 .00 30.00
Sal. Oct. II 68 89 .00 30.02
Sun. Oct. 12 67 87 .00 30.03
Mon. Oct. 13 59 84 .00 30.06
Did you know that ancient civilizations worshipped
Ihe SUIl as the "perfect" heavenly body? Galileo
shaltcred that image when he discovered with his
telescope that the sun had Spots! Science has been
stripping away the myths and mysteries of the sun ever
since.
The sun is so active that its appearance changes from
one minute to another. It quivers and heaves like a ball
of white-hot gelatin as waves a thousand miles high now
across its II ,OOO-degree surface. Violent explosions of
thermonuclear energy send solar nares as far as
hundreds of thousands of miles OUI from its surface.
Dark spots, sometimes many times larger than the
earlh, develop on the face of the sun and grow to
become raging magnetic storms (hal affect radio and
TV reception around the world.
Astronomers describe the sun as a small-t ime, second-
generat ion star born five billion years ago Out of the
exploding debris of a supernova. Despite its rel atively
modest size, the sun generates its fierce heat so
efficientl y that it is expected to burn for another IO
billion years and shower the earth with more energy
than all of its present and future generations could ever
use.
If the SUIl were a big lump of coal, it would have
become a big black cinder long ago. But the sun is
mostly hydrogen, the si mplest element in the universe,
and it gene rates tremendous amounts of power
efficiently by conserving a small amount of its mass into
raw energy. Deep in the sun' s interior, temperatures
hover around 36 million degrees and the hydrogen
nuclei are constant ly being fused into a slightly more
complex element, helium.
Each time the process happens, a small amount of
energy is released. Alone the energy from a fusion
reaction would nOt ruffle the wings of a big Florida
mosquito, but each year the sun converts about 17
million trillion tons of hydrogen imo 16.9 millie n
trillion tons of helium. The difference becomes energy,
nung out into space as a broad spectrum of vi sible light.
ultraviolet infrared and other electromagnetic radiation.

Boats At A Marina
Stan NOW by reading your storage contract to deter-
mine your own and the marina' s responsibility in a hur-
ricane sit uation. If you do not have a contract, discuss
the situation with the marina owner and determine his
plan of action. The basic procedures discussed in this
series will no doubt be part of the marina' s plan,
whether the boat is on blocks or at the dock. If you are
not sat isfied that the marina's plan is sound, you should
review your alternatives and establish a timetable for
action.
As the Power Squadron members say, there is no
"best way" to minimize damage in the even! of a hur-
ricane, but we do hope that this series of suggestions will
be helpful in the event of a hurricane strike in this area.
Boats On Davits?
Swing the boat around and put the boat down on a
cradle or blocks of wood on the ground. Use mobile
home anchors and tie down carefully wi th allowance for
high water. Use your cockpit cover, but remove the
folding top if you have one. If your boat is in a basin,
foll ow the tie-down suggestions covered in our next
column. •
Conferences
The Colony Beach & Tennis Resort
J ohn Manville Int ernationaL . . . .. ....... Oct. 18-23
Radiology Emergency Room ............ Oct. 20-24
Longboat Hilton
Sarasota Bank Association .............. Oct. 16-18
Peat . Marwick and Mitchell. N. Y .. . . .... Oct. 19-24
Tamden Computers, N. Y ............... Oct. 21 -26
Hyatt Sarasota
Power Boat Magazi ne, Calif. ............ Oct. 15-18
Florida Foreign Language Assoc ......... Oct. 15-19
Alcohol Anonymous, Bradenton . ....... . Oct. 17-19
Tauck Tours, Westport, CT ............. Oct. 18-20
Force Engineering, Sarasota ............ Oct. 18-23
Institute for Social Research, Tallahassee. Oct. 19-22
Bryant Bureau, Sarasota ............ Oct. 19-Nov. 1
Sheraton Sandcastle
Ambassador, Inc ...................... Oct. 16-19
CANNONS
MARINA
Complete Marine Store. Evinrude Motors
Area's Largest Fleet of Boat Rentals
Longboat Key· Phone 383-1311
Tide Chart • Sarasota Bay
HIGH LOW
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
Thurs., Oct. 16 5:19 9:36 1:33
Fri., Oct. 17 6:35 10:35 12:24 2:50
Sat., Oct. 18 8;11 11:09 2:30 3:55
Sun., Oct. 19 9:42 11:36 3:58 4:51
Mon., Oct. 20 11:00 5:04 5:39
Tues. , Oct. 21 12,OOmld12:06 5:56 6:18
Wed., Oct. 22 12:22
"We Pul A RoafOn Almosl
Anylhing"
1:06 6:44 6:53
• WATER PROOFING
• ROOF COATINGS
• PRESSURE CLEANING
• SOFFIT AND FACIA'S
REPAIRED
• LICENSED & INSURED
• FREE ESTIMATES
Creative Roofing, Inc.
1515 N. Osprey Ave. Sarasota, FL 33577
- PHONE 955·5390 -
2 ADJUSTABLE Bed frames, brand new $22 each. 2 Scalter
rugs , heather shade green hinge $20 each. 1 Electric
adding machine, 9 ligures $60. 383·1 209. 116123130
LENOX CHI NA, 6 place settings, Princess pallern. 383·1 105.
116/23130
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Advertising
Initially. our ads were tree and
we charged a commission.
Then we a fee and
asked people to pay before
publication. Many people say
they miss being trusted In
today's society and we agree.
Therefore, effective immediately
all SALE" items will be free
for three weeks. with THE
OBSf.RVER charging 5% ot the
seUing price. When the Item is
sold, send us a check.
I For other categories such a'S
HELP WANTED, SERVICES, or
FOR RENT, the charge will be
S2 tor the tirstten words. 11k
, for each additional , payable in
advance.
We have never regrened our
policy of trusting people so we
thought we'd do It again.
Xeep
''Em
''Posted
Witli
Cla.'iified
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383-5334
The Longboat Observer
524 Gulf Bay Rd.
Longboat Key, FL 33548
Protect your fine furniture with
glass table tops.
Any size custom fit.
Free estimates
Call 778·3565
.
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"
FOR SALE: 24' Sea Ray Hard Top Cabin Cruiser. I/O 260 hp
MerCruiser. 1978 model, clean with TLC by owner. VHF radio,
Airgulde compass, depth linder, deck chairs, seven new life
jackets, head, dock power, range, many other eltlras. $13,995.
See this top conditioned boat at Gullwind Marine, City Island.
FULL TIME night auditor needed. Please contact Mrs. Sapir,
Longboal Key Hilton. 383·2451. ___ _
GULF COAST Palm Tree Service· trees trimmed and hauled,
reasonable rates. Call 388·2664 days or 955·3307 evenings.
RAWLINGS SOFTBALL 1st Baseman's mill, Steve Garvey
model. $30. 383·5334 days or 922·0855 atter 5 p.m. 2/9116
SLEEPER COUCH for sale, $60.00 383·1209. 2/9116
GREAT BUY or rent · 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo, owner linance,
easy terms. Mercedes 450 SEL or Cadillac OeVille, sacrifice.
Oriental carpets for sale. 922·1 654
LONGBOAT KEY car will ctean your home or
condo by the hour. References exchanged. Can 383·4318
TOM' S FIX·IT SHOP AND HOME REPAIR
OF LONGBOAT KEY
FINISH CARPENTRY' CABINETS
LIGHT FIXTURES' LAMPS
CURTAIN AND DRAPERY RODS
NO JOB TOO SMALL! 383·2054
Screens, glass for windows and doors.
Charlie's Island Glass
778·3565
FOR SALE: Pair ot Bahama beds i ncl uding matching table. ex·
cellent condition, gold terry cloth, $150; Sears car top plastic
carrier, used twi ce, $50; Zenith stereo hi·ti console, 575; Broil
King, $15; small desk, maple $20; maple bedside table, S15. Call
383·1 036. /9/16/23
Lowery Organ Model LS with bench, heater lube, 5350. One
U.S. Navy toot locker on casters, 12" x22"x33", painted and lin·
ed, $10. Cocktail table, frullwood finish $35. Patio table, green
enamel , wrought iron 3O'x42' stippled glass top, 4 chairs with
plastic seats, eltcellent condition, $125. Dining table 40"x51"
with 4 chairs and buttet, Irultwood top, white with gold trim,-
French Provenciat, $12::. 355·1053. 11 6
Dry Wall Repairs, 383·4396, Longboat Key.
IF YOU CAN'T DO IT YOURSELF
(or don' t want to)
Call the MAN on the KEY
to fix it • or build it • or hang it • or do it
JESS MESSING 383·4014 Lon boat Key
THERMO FAX Dry copi er machine cost $250, asking $75. Call
794·0265 or alter 7 p.m. 383·5372. 19116/23
FOR SALE: Two sectional couch, sola table, colfee tabte, baby
carriage and furniture, excellent condition. 388·3280. 19116
WANTED: Mature LBK resl denl with car to assist In deliveri ng
papers Wednesday Can 383·5334. II
ROOM FOR RENT. Longboat Village. Bedroom, full bal h.
private entrance, SI40/month. 383·2292 before 3 p.m. 116_
GRADY NUTT Show · November 17. Ticket s at Bradenton-
Municipal AUditorium 748·7456, Zondervan's or 722·2594. /16
LIVING ROOM Chatr, adult tricycle, TV stand, miscellaneous-
Items tor sale. See at '71 Twin Shores resort , LBK. 1977 OIAs
Cutlass Supreme & 1975 Olds Cutlass, many extras. 383·6221":
11.
FOR SALE: POrlable electric whirlpool for tub · ··--,triffer 383--
2085. _.r _.I.'6f23130
BOARD MY Cal' home or aparlmant 2·3 weeks. "No children.
& customizing of ladies &
mens garments. 355·5051. 116123
HOBtE 14 Excellent condItion. Priced for quick sale at $850.
383·4030, late or early. 116
LIM HOME Service. Remodeling, renovation, repairs.
Excellent references. 955·7871 or 922·9491. 116

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