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 Material Information
Title: Venice gondolier
Uniform Title: Venice gondolier (Venice, Fla. 1946)
Physical Description: 20 v. : ;
Language: English
Publisher: Carroll H. Williams
Place of Publication: Venice Fla
Creation Date: March 6, 1946
Publication Date: 1946-1964
Frequency: semiweekly[ -1964]
weekly[ former 1946-]
semiweekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Venice (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Sarasota County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Sarasota -- Venice
Coordinates: 27.098611 x -82.438889 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 6, 1946)-v. 20, no. 14 (Feb. 17, 1964).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002071736
oclc - 01497811
notis - AKR0035
lccn - sn 96027128
System ID: UF00079934:00004
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Succeeded by: Gondolier (Venice, Fla.)

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 1946 PRICE FIVE CENTS


IT TO MAKE FREE Announce Reorganization Plans Of For FIVE NEW BUSINESS VENTURES

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y TESTS HERE MONDAY Shuffleboard Club EMPHASIZE GROWTH OF VENICEVenice

Reorganization of the Venice
its of southern Sarasota county, including the Shuffleboard club was Jaunchedthis Is on its way!
ewood, Venice, Nokomis, Osprey and Laurel, a week under the auspices of That fact was given added emphasis this past week when no less
} '*heck-up, the mobile x-ray unit of the Florida the Venice-Nokomis Chamber of than five new business ventures were launched here.
J th will pay a visit to Venice next Monday, Commerce. Actions speak louder than words. No better proof of faith and
aS V. Work of installing lighting facilities confidence in the future of a community could be offered by businessmen
Arrangements for the local vis- at the four shuffleboard than their choice of -

it of the x-ray unit were made courts in the municipal recrea- us the location for their Two-Way Radio To ',.
by the Venice Community Serv- tion center at Harbor drive and tablishments
; ice club, Mrs R. S. Tilley, president Venice avenue was completed 1. Last week George Be Installed In
early this week by Jack Wilkinson Ji., nnd J, M Keys Local Police Car
,< The mobile unit will be stationed electrical contractor, with Bowlacade on Venice
h at the Venice Chamber of Mr, and Mrs Robert S, Baynard a modern structure Giving the Venice police depart- (
Commerce, Tamiami Trail and defraying the costs The courts built to house the four ment an Improvement boasted by
Venice avenue, from 2 to 5 p.m. will be ready for use this weekend lanes and the few cities this size, Sheriff Doug
Monday. No reservation need be and-span grill and soft Pearson this week notified Chiefof
made in Casino Police Gerry Pestotnik that the ,
advance
and little time is Anyone interested in shuffleboard Opened
fry required to have the chest x-ray 2. Thrown open this Sarasota county commissioners
is invited to join the club,
11 made, the unit being able to han- signing up at the Chamber of though remodeling and I have approved installation of a
dle tion work is just being two-way short wave radio system
as many as 100 persons per Commerce office Twelve men and
gilts hour. ed, was the Venice here Commissioner M Cousins of
women already have indicated
'W* Results Confidential! they will become members occupying the ground Venice aided the sheriff in ob-
Results of the tests are kept city hall, on the Gulf at taining the county board's approval. -
confidential, with all persons x- of Venice avenue, <
yfro"line i rayed being notified of the find Tax Assessor Will blocks off the Tamiami The system will be installed in
tt1 s Dwt $ ings, by mail, within a few weeks Come Southern local young men, both the local police car in about two
{i rt ,6f such Vital died, it was explained, persons Districts of CountyCounty now operating the Casino, "When we hue the lwo-w.iy
4 I patted, and having no disease condition In commodious lounge, radio," he explained, "we will be
sitei' ityxT. their chests will be so advised Tax Assessor Glover E. and dressing rooms, tied in with a radio network cov-
tf/at> If further study is required to de- Ashby of Sarasota this week announced room, where beer and ering the entire South, enabling
f the presence or absence of the dates on which he are served They are the Venice police department to
will be at various precincts in the burn, in the get into almost instantaneous con-
7n aC such persons will be so air corps
to southern part of the county to years, and Eddie mumcation with city, county or
f, Only those 15 years of age or receive tax returns and applica- the navy two years state police departments within a
in may take the free test here tions for homestead exemption 3. After weeks of radius of several hundred mile,
ite, Monday afternoon. It was explain- Ashby will be at the Osprey J. Woodard, who has "The new system also will enable -
that a more complete exam- Mercantile company, Osprey, tomorrow the restaurant business our department to work in
A '| ination must be made for children at 2 p.m, He will be at the York for the past 20 even closer co-operation with the
IS post office in Nokomis at 10 a.m, week is opening Florida State Highway Patrol, as
I To publicize the impending vis- Friday: at the Venice-Nokomis eonette in the Gulf well as the sheriff's office in Sar-
it of the x-ray unit, a special film bank, Venice, next Tuesday, ing A native of Madison,3)I asota, and other sheriffs offices
las been shown this week between March 12, at 10:30: a.m., and at Woodard is a brother throughout the state,"
at the Gulf theatre, through the post office in Englewood next Woodard of Laurel and The chief pointed out that, once
of the manager, Wednesday, March 13, at 10:30: stranger here, having the radio is installed, speedier response -
Wimbish Prominent local amAll erous trips to Florida can be made to calls, inasmuch -
have given short talks I applications for tax exemption years. as the local police car will .. J
i. out the advantages of the must be made before April Like Venice be in touch at all times with the '. i
yl M survey and urging I 1, Ashby notifies all teal, personal 'Mis. Woodard and I shci'iff's office i
Sarasota county residents and intangible property owners ways liked Venice," he
o have a free x-ray made next of the county, Everyone having ed in explaining why he Girl Scouts Work VOn
,; property to return for taxation cided to enter business
in Sarasota for Friendship Bags J
Again TonightThe purposes county we have never been in ,
film will be shown again 1946, must make such returns on hat seemed to offer more Members of Venice Girl Scout P
] with Dr. T. S Thompson or before April 1.Apartments. taies. Not only in a Troop No 1 meet today in the Gill
A Venice as the accompanying and I am definitely Scout Hutment here to vote on :
Walter B Sheehan, sec- i Here Venice will prosper, but which war-devastated country r :,w
of the Venice-Nokomis advantages for more they will send the 50 "Friendship
's of Commerce, spoke Sold By Mayor iv'ing. nag,," they me engaged in picp-ui-
I night; George J. Willock, Walter Lehmann, formerly of "We like the people ing fa fchipi+cut to GUI Scouts in I-
of th Nokomis Commu- Fairfax, Va, where he owned a healthy climate, the Eui'ope. ;
ity association, was the Monday large. tourist court, has purchasedthe 1Il0 pheie, and-well, it The bans, slated to be filled by t
speaker' and County Com- Gulf View apartments on like wonderful place to Saturday. each will contain
I M Vousl s of Venice :Menclendez street, between Park our youngster! Arthur, i toilet articles and sewing acecs-
z last night eight: months old," almost impossible for gills
boulevard and Lisbon street, from
Mrs Henry Adams is chairman I :Major Clyde V. Higel Mrs Leh- 4. This week also the wal'- trickcn counting toblnin
x the comm pity Service club I mann will join him here soon. opening of Sm>th .
f in dhargc of arrange- I The two-story, Spanish-style Tropical Cocktail Lounge, The kneel troop now has 14
; Other Workers various 'amiami Trail near its \.' !. Miss :Mildred McAmis,
on apartment house is one of the finest -
i bn inn, ude: Personal calls, in Venice, and has an excellent :tion with Venice avenue i.f the !Social' Studies depart-
Horary _Veltz, churches, Mrs. location convenient to both the as he Is better known, Venice-Nokomis high
"I.* Blalock; schools, Miss Del- business district and the Gulf years operated a cocktail is their leader, having tak-
Jelks, Miss Mildred McAmis; beach It contains eight identical and package liquor store over the work n few months
Mrs. H S, Bowden; hotels units, each consisting of one room, ice avenue across from when Miss Ucllcna Jclks, VenceNokomis -
4, camps, Mrs Robert V. Mas- bath, and kitchen theatre, closing the former fifth grade teacher,
; clerical assistants, Mrs Vin- ishment three months !' the post she had held

d B. Dixon, Mrs Tilley, Mrs. Dance Tonight (Continued on Page ) or several )'ear8. .
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Sponsored by the Venice Junior SUBSCRIPTION ORDER ij
Chamber of Commerce, a public
Day of VENICE GONDOLIER, '
i Prayer dance will be held tonight in the
Venice, Florida I
Representatives of all local Venice Community Hall, above
se d will 'ske part in this the Gulf theatre. Music will be Please send me THE VENICE GONDOLIER for one J
Se. olfervance of the furnished by Chi's five-piece orchestra !
Day of gayer next Fri from Bradenton Dancingwill year ($2.50) or three months ($1) ,
D at 3 pm in the Venice-No- be from 9 p.m until 1 (Check which)

Methodist church I Frank Raeburn, president of the (All subscriptions must be, paid ,In advance)
Mrs J. T. Blalock is general Junior C. of C., announced tickets
Songs by Alaine Saun- for the dance may be obtained Name
'at will be Included in the pro- from any member of the organization Address I

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VENICE GONDOLIER KMI CLIPPINGSBy INCOME ]
Published every Wednesday. Editorial office, Venice Chamberof
Commerce Building Venice, Florida. Telephone VENICE 2381. Bill Miller
Subscription rates: One year, $2.50; three months $1. Classified TAX RETURNS [t
advertising rate: 2 cents per word. Display advertising rates upon
application. ___ The big news at KMI this week Prepared By Experienced Accountant ;

CARROLL H. WILLIAMS. ._...._.........,'....._.. Editor and Publisher was the winning of first,place in COME EARLY AND AVOID RUSH I
the Junior Military division of the
WILLIAM M. LAUNIUS
EDITORIALThis William Randolph Hearst Rifle

issue marks the first appearance of THE VENICE Match, which was fired on Feb Temporary Office p

GONDOLIER, a weekly newspaper designed not only to ruary 12. Lt. Colonel H. E, Dooley, LANIER'S VARIETY STORE

record the news of interest to residents of Venice, Nokomis P.M,S, &, T.. stated that KMI had rIM
Laurel Osprey, Englewood and this section of Florida's Gulf beaten every other university, --

Coast, tat: dedicated also to the advancement of the entire military school and high school 32FOOTFISHING t

district in every way that is worthwhile (a total of 54 teams) in the Fifth

Volume 1, No. 1 of the GONDOLIER can give you onlya Service Command, including Kentucky BOA$
small amount of the news and advertisements availablethis Ohio, West Virginia, and
with the exception of
Indiana
week Lack of time on our part to contact prospective FOR CHARTERBait
I Culver Military academy, which is
advertisers and gather more news and inability of our
unit.
a senior and Tackle
printer to handle a laVger;: edition on such short notice, The first team, composed of Supplied
restricted the size of the first issue of the GONDOLIER to MurphRichmond, Lazzell, Frazier t.
four pages. We apologize to those prospective advertiserswe and Ostertag, shot a total of I. s. Wilkinson.

failed to contact and we hope that our readers will 872 out of a possible 1,000. Col VENICE 2049
Dooley also informed us that the
understand that future copies of the GONDOLIER will carry (Bolt Docked Venice Inlet)
second team won fifth place in
more news. the match with a score of ';49. In "Kingfish Run Starts Soon" ,
As to the GONDOLIER'S editorial policy, it will be the second team are Evans, Baute,

thing independent.like: "I Voltaire don't believe, we think in a it word was you once say asserted, but I some-will Solter was, Karr high, and point Pomeroy.man on Murphy the f.!:.....::..:o.:..... n ..!.... ....................i.

defend unto death your right to say it." We've alwavs first team, shooting a score of
183 out of 200 : OPENING THIS WEE,
thought that would make a real nice motto for any newspaper -
As soon as we find time, we intend to look up theexact 'K' Club initiations were made :
and those last week. The "K" Club is the :
quotation incorporate words in the mast
club made up of boys earning let : SMITTY'S
head of THE VENICE GONDOLIER. NEW
ters in any varsity sport. Each :.
year at the close of the basketball ::
season, a large group is inducted .:
: WATCHES DIAMONDS into the club. And what they don't :' TROPICALCocktail
have to do! For instance, I saw ::
one cadet captain apologizing to .:
JEWELRY a private for talking roughly to ::
him and again coming to noon ::[ Lounge
meal in almost full dress. Of :.
Repairing and Engraving course, there were usually a cou- .:

ple of boys begging loudly for :: On the Trail At Venice :1
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alms outside the classrooms. The :. ,
SEMONES THE JEWELEROPPOSITE boys made members the club :
last week are: Dcnnewitz of. Mar :.: ......... .... ... .... ...... .........
THE BANK IN VENICE tin, Miles, S", Rush, Williams, J",
and Youngs, B, for basketball; Davis r
"".'. E. for cheerleader; Saute THE VENICEBOWLACAD
ft v! Evans, Murphy, and Ostertag for
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the Rifle team and Young R.

?., Exclusive : for manager !

4 GENERAL The baseball squad started precise
last week with about 50 boys
trying out for the team. As yet AND GRILL
':{ ELECTRIC no first team has been chosen but

Coach Bart Williams cut the squad (Featuring Famous MEXIHOT B
"," Appliances to 27 last Monday. The first game '
scheduled for the team is with cued Hamburgers and Hot Dog,

,\. Dealer For Venice Fort Three Mejers other games, next have Wednesday.been arranged Soft Drinks Coffee) I II t

HIGEL'S APPLIANCES Military with Sarasota, Florida I
"I' academy and a return 1Week.days4
: ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS game with Fort Meyers BOWLING HOURS
Corner of Venice and Nokomis Avenues Venice 2401
.t'-4'4 The "K" Club, the KMI varsity -
t'4 lettermen club sponsored the p.m. to 11 p.m.

last first Saturday dance of night.the Florida Their session own (Mondays-10 a.m. to' 11 p.n)

orchestra, the "Kampus Kats Sundays p.m. to 7 p.m.
furnished the music The
We Carry dressed formally and dates
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VENICE CATHOLIC CHURCH i. .!'
Gulf Theatre, Venice Avenue Five New Business

Rov. C. L Venice Elalander, Pastor Venture LaunchedContinued lire
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9:30: am btaes.ST. .
( from Page 1)
Riviera MARK'S St.EPISCOPAL and Palermo CHURCH Place work was started on his new' I.
V.n.ila' Park building on the Trail. T4ethe i
HURCH Dr. Leonard Strykar, Rector fj"dJ
Avenue 9 46 a m Sunday School. Designed by Ralph Zimmerman, ;'
1. 11 a.m. Sunday aervlct. Sarasota architect, and built
Pastor Tuesday; 1:80 p.m., meeting of St. by
Mark Guild.VENICE.NOKOMIS. Clyde V. Higel, Venice contractor, "
YllttiCo.setfce.. VENICE
the new Tropical Cocktail'LoungeIs
% CHURCH METHODIST one of the finest establishmentsof
9 aL. MidweekOD Bay Point. Nokomis Its kind along the Gulf. coast. ANNOUNCES .
F. A. Shipley, Minister
10 a In Sunday School. S. And, this week sees the first
11 CHANGE IN POLICY
am Morning Worship.
edition of The VENICE GONDO-
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,p.m. Young Fellowship Group.
7 SO n.in. Evening Service. LIER. ,
Pastor and MANAGEMENT
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Wedneaday. 7:SO p m, Mid-week "
prayer and long aervlc All of which, points out H. S.
For Your Convenience
Bowden, Chamber of Commerce .
Dung People's OSPREY BAPTIST CHURCH
jail Smith PastorOMEOWNED president, adds up to definite progress TWO SHOWS NIGHTLY

in the business life. of Ven- Box Office Opens ......... .. 7 P. M.

STORE" ice.Other signs of activity, also indicating First Show Show StartiSecond ri. .............::::::::::.......::::::::::::::7:.::7.:7:7:: :: .: 7:15 8:45 : M.M.
that Venice Is "on its 1
MATINEE SUNDAYBox
," are shown by the
way
purchaseby Opens ... ..... ..3 P. M. .': i
ALITYVegetables Barry Wimbish of the Gulf wo Starts ...............::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::....."3:15' P. M. "
theatre from Charles A. Richelieu; :

v the reassumption of managementof ..
!: the Standard Oil station at Venice WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
avenue and Tamiaml Trail by March II and 7
Meats Dick Rich, home from service with
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"BRING ON THE GIRLS"VERONICA
the: armed forces, and the reopen-
ing of the Tower garage on Tampa LAKE SONNY TUFTS
street, near Nassau, by Louis
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY"MIDNIGHT
{ Siegel, following its release by .
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Groceries the army, which took it over in March 8and9 .
y May, 1943, for use as a commissary MANHUNT"
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serving all army installations in
WILLIAM GARGAN ANN SAVAGE
this area.Oprey. With Leo Gorcey and George Zucco
Fruit
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Youth Dies SUNDAY AND MONDAYMARCH
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"' After Short IllnessPaul "HER HIGHNESS and theBELLBOY" ;

L. Hill, 17, who had been
working in the Osprey garage operated '
by his brother, John Hill, Hedy LAMARR Robert WALKER June ALLYSON .E
C LOWE'S GROCERY died last Sunday in a Sarasota
' i\t. hospital after a short illness. He TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAYMARCH
Is survived by three other brothers 12, 13, 14
; PHONE 2091 two sisters, and his parents, "STATE FAIR" '
: 'w Mr. %!nd Mrs. James H. Hill of
I I. ess In Venice For 18 Years" Macon, Ga., where the body was IN TECHNICOLORDana
1.''t sent by Thacker and Van Gilder ANDREWS Jeanne CRAIN
for funeral services and burial.
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