Venice gondolier
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00079934/00005
 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 13, 1946
Publication Date: 1946-1964
Frequency: semiweekly[ -1964]
weekly[ former 1946-]
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 )
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
 Record Information
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: UF00079934:00005
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Succeeded by: Gondolier (Venice, Fla.)

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ER Community Service Veterans Meet Here '(j
Club to Sponsor Sunday Thursday NightTo :

Col C. B. Richmond, preel-
BESOON Concert March 26 dent of the Kentucky Military Plan New' Post $24,250 HERE :

I Institute, has announced that |
Meeting tomorrow at the homeof All veterans of World War II
Mr. and Mrs. H L. Mundy the corps will conduct Itt next
residing in Venice, Nokomis, Osprey -
members of the Venice Com- to last full dress parade of the
I Englewood and Laurel are SINCE MARCH 1':
munity Service club will discuss current season next Sunday invited to attend a meeting tomorrow ;
afternoon. The cadets will march ..rl)
ice with an arrangements the second of
Thursday, night, at 8:30: ,
and modfacilities- their series of musical programs onto the field In front of the in the Venice Beach Casino, to dis- Building permits. totaling $24- :|

during the current season, a vio- school Venice winter head cuss formation of a veterans' post I 250( have been issued in Venice *

4venue cer- lin concert to be given on the quarter promptly at 3:30: p. m. for since March 1 by City Building f
this section of Sarasota county '
not be liens evening of Tuesday, March 26, In Inspector J. S. Wilkinson, accord- \

R, tied a step the lobby of the Kentucky Military ing to records on file in the office i Jt
week after Institute. Frank C. Raeburn, president or of City Clerk Helga Roess-Siede. .
VENICE OF the Venice Junior Chamber '
C. C. or r
city offi- The artist to be presented is Largest of the permits issued .; :
Commerce who called the .
meet- '
Ives of thee Samuel Marti, young Mexican vio- was one for $10,000, taken out by "

of Pen- linist now traveling through the ing, declared: General Lyle H. Miller, recently ,

Vhich is exfinancing United States on a Pan American REPORTS SEVEN "This meeting will be of the utmost retired from the United States 'i

ol goodwill musical tour, He will playa importance, as it will decide I Marine Corps, for construction of

program of South American the course the veterans of south- a one-story concrete block home .

set-up, itbout music, accompanied at the pianoby NEW MEMBERSDirectors ern Sarasota county will follow on the north side of Granada ave- J

$450.000sewage Gunhild Nilssen. We fought together; now let's work nue, between Armada street and ':
together. "
with theconstruct of the Venice-Nokomis Park boulevard. ..
atershed Chamber of Commerce will hold Also issued was a permit to

sev- HOLD SOLDIER their monthly meeting tomorrow, COLLECT Randall French, General Miller's

of the city, Thursday, night, at 7:30: in the C. $1,500FOR brother-in-law, for a $5,000 one-

ftening sys- of C. office story, concrete block residence on ,ti

i, landscapedand FOR HITRUNAccused an adjoining lot. Work on both
Walter B. Sheehan, C. of C. secretary -
t RED CROSSAlthough houses has been started by Clyde
lay is slated to give a reporton
of fleeing from the las' V Higel, Venice contractor.
the organizational meeting
scene of the accident, Private Work Under WayA
Friday in Tampa of the Southwest final tabulations have
Hubert O. Pless, 29, of Venice $7,500 issued last
t the work al-
Florida Council, where he and T. not yet been completed, contribu-
Army Air field, was arrested on week to Col Vincent B. Dixon ;
mwn up by Cng tions
M. Wrede represented the local to the 1946 American Red
a hit-and-run driving charge last former commanding officer of
engineers Cross drive
Chamber of Commerce. Main pur- from residents of
; furnished the Sunday night after the army Venice Nokomis Venice Army Air field, for a gasoline -
pose of the new group, to be composed and Laurel last
truck he was driving collided with service station on the Tamlaml
Representativesand week totaled
of representatives of chambers approximately $1,-
another auto on the Tqmiam Trail, between Miami and Milan
s fig- of commerce in this sectionof 500, it was announced yesterdayby
Trail, near Albee road, just northof Work the structure
avenues. on
t step, it was Nokomis. the state, will be to provide a Mrs. Kingsbury Curtis, cam- '
to the New clearing house for ideas and proj- paign chairman for this district. already is under way ;
An occupant of the other ma- Another was issued to
t Mayor Clyde ects of interest to the Gulf Coast- Mrs. Curtis said the response to permit
en George chine, Patrick C. OQuinn, 40, Ridge area. the Red Cross appeal this year Higel Bros. Concrete Products,

an, Dr T Nokomis commercial fisherman, New members welcomed into was exceptionally fine from both covering construction of a $1,000
suffered a badly lacerated fore- addition a workship to the
Bowden, and Include permanent residents and winter
the local organization recently -
head. He taken to Sarasota
was '
firm's new plant on Seaboard av-
stood to be visitors. .
Walter Lehman Gulf View
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hospital, but returned home Mon-
enue, in the industrial district.
approval on Among those who contributedtheir
Apartments; Richard H. Gedney,
day ..morning His wife, Mrs. Among other indications of defi-
I coon as profiled Josephine Quinn, who said she ,manager, Venice office of Gill-Mc- efforts during the four-day
Culley Inc., real estate, Alexander drive last week, stationed at the nite building progress in Venice
was driving their pick-up truck,
were disclosures made this week
ails are apexplained- Murphy, Col. Vincent B. Dixon, Venice-Nokomis bank and the
was Injured. "+
that T J. McNeil has moved a
as Chief of Police Gerry Pestotnik Jack S. Wilkinson, electrical con- Venice post office, were:
building onto his at
this sum- of Venice, at the request of the tractor, and Carroll H. Williams, At the Post Office
Country Club and Myrtle
within about sheriff office, went to Orre orange editor, Venice Gondolier, all of I MONDAY, Mrs. W. O. Hulme, way
in Edgewood and is
avenue con-
grove, near the accident, to Venice, and Benjamin Magavernof Mrs. M Evans, Mrs. J. H. Scales;
e fa- take the soldier into custody. "Treasure Beach Cottages"Treasure TUESDAY, Mrs. William Adams, verting it into a two-unit apart-

'bout $360,000. Pless was being held at that point, Island. Mrs. Fitzhugh W Haensel, Mrs. ment house. A one-story garage
apartment already on the lot is being -
the amount where he had driven 'the army Ardria M. LePelley, WEDNES-

,ew York firm truck after the mishap, by Georgef. Local Woman Dies DAY, Mrs. J. K. Hill, Mrs. J. H. home.remodeled into a three-room

approximatelyvenue Brown, former Bradenton police Scales, Mrs. Saunders; THURS-
I Mrs. Alma Polina Wendel, 64, Two New BuildingsAlso
certifi- officer, who had pursued him DAY, Mrs. Hugh Faust, Mrs. M.
$225,000 previ- after he fled. wife of Franz Wendel of Venice, Evans, Mrs. Robert V. Massey. past the preliminary plan-

Florida Highway Patrolman died at their home on Harbor At The Bank ning stage, it was revealed, are
drive last Intentions of Dr T. S.
.Too Sunday night. They Thompson -
Ross Boyer signed the hit-and- MONDAY, Miss .Mary Phelps;
came here from New York last to build a one-story office
that the $150,. run complaint against the sol TUESDAY, Mrs. A. M. Bailey;
Page 3) dier."if' July. WEDNESDAY, Mrs. Evelyn Howe building on the northeast corner
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Scales of Venice and Nokomis avenues,
; THURSDAY, Mrs. W. O.
Wendel is survived by a sister, Hulme. and Evelyn Baker and Arita

> DEATH' DRIFTS: Mrs. G. Wester of Venice; a brother I Graves, owners of the NestlewoodGift s

Ernest Wessman of Bloomfield Shop, to construct a two-story

X ATJAMAYBEACH N. J.i a daughter, Elsa House, May Get Chapel store and apartment structure on

Balboa Island, Calif., and a son, Efforts are now being made to the southeast corner at the same

tale ever to come from the pen of an imaginativeery Lawrence Seabury, Greensboro, obtain the chapel at Venice Army intersection. Plans for the latter

that stirred this section of the Gulf Coast last N. C. 'Air elf use as a Catholicchurch building are now being drawn by

ben a pilotless boat bearing the bodies of two dead Private funeral services were in Venice It would be an architect.In .

ial fishermen came ashore at Jamay Beach, on arranged by Robarts-Shannon moved from the air base to a site the line of new business establishments ;

already owned by the Catholic C. T. Curry and his _......

ere Ray Lanius,", LENTEN MUSIC congregation at Nassau street and two sons, Morris S. and Richard .

r, 52, who had were' overcome by gas collecting in Five Lenten musical services Tampa avenue. C. Curry, scions of Venice's pioneer -

nesday to fish the cabin of the boat, one theory will be presented on Wednesdaysat Venetians and other interested family, yesterday announced

Fisher's body being that Fisher, 'owner of the 4 p. m. sharp from now until, persons are asked to help by requesting they will open a meat market and ii

t; that of Lanius craft, who brought it to Nokomis Easter at St. Mark's Episcopal Col. J. C. Gunison, base grocery store about March 20 at

cuts on the from Tampa only two months ago, church in Venice. The first serviceof commander, to approve transferof the corner of Venice avenue and

died several hours before Lanius, the series, to which all are invited the chapel, addressing him care Nassau, in the Dye Apartments ,

convened Fri- who, it is thought, may have suf- will be given this afternoon. of T, J. McNeil, Box 245, Venice. building opposite the bank.

there was no fered the face cuts by falling Others are slated for March 20

and that bothaccidentally while in a half-conscious condition and 27 and April 3 and 10. -r I

The "boat of death" was first BUYS CROSBY HOME
inhaling carbon
es" observed drifting in aimless Alexander Murphy has purchased -
Chamber of Commerce
circles, just offshore at Jamay the former Venice homeof Bldg.,
told the jury Venice, Florida,
Beach, about 7... m. last Fridayby cartoonist Percy Crosby, creator -
| fumes caused the Please send me THE VENICE GONDOLIER for f
Carolyn Wilson, who residesin of "Skippy The two-story one
t said the bodies
1 beforeju had one of the beach cottages She house is located on a tract of 2% year ($2.50) or three months ($1) v ;,

them. This notified Mrs. May Fowler, who in acres on Venice avenue near Park (Check which) i

i said, from posi- turn telephbned authorities. Carl boulevard. The amount of money (All subscriptions must be paid In advance) y}
Cribbs, manager of the East Coast Involved in the transaction, which .

evl- Fisheries, and Buddy Ringo were was handled by H. N. Wimmers, Name "i
first to board the craft and disContinued Venice realtor,' was not announced. Address 1

the men ( on Pace S) 4J

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Water, Sewer Work tion of tragedy; was so strong that CLOSES CLUB <
t'. she promptly boarded a bus for Henry Baukat, who has operated
(Continued from Page 1) Nokomis, although unaware that the Cabana Club on Treasure FISHINGJ.

DOD spent of this sum went not death, Indeed had claimed her Island for the past five years, has J
only to buy the water works now son, Ray.; She arrived In Nokomissoon closed that establishment and Is .Venice S. Wilkinson 2049

owned entirely by; the city; but after the tragedy was discov now working at Smyth Brohard'snew (Boat Docked Venice Inlet '

C R E brought to the city valuable ered.Other Tropical Cocktail Lounge. Road)
franchises and Insured city title relatives surviving Ray ---
to various large plots of land which Lanius include his son, Earl, 14, of -- -- -
will be used for parks. Nokomis; a daughter, Dorothy of SXSSKSSXSSXiZeigler's... n ". ....

Emphasized in discussion of the Tampa and a brother Frank alsoa '

proposed new expenditures designed Nokomis resident. Grocery 1

to provide far better water Sets RecordRolling :
and sewage facilities for present .
tote T P. M. residents as well as for the thous- a neat 233 J. F. 'Jimmy' LAUREL ;

rat .15 P. M.ond ands of new homeowners expectedto Keys last Monday night set a new
9:45 P. M.M locate here in the next few house record for men at the Groceries and Meats
t this Bowlakade. George Botts, manager .
NOAYBox. years was outstanding fact:
The money for the work will be and co-owner of the recently f Fruits and Vegetables
{ t P. M.i obtained from revenue certifi- opened Venice kegllng establish. !
M P. M.'rT11ur5day. ment reports Ruth Kuykendall's I
ZEIGLER Venice 2312
cates and there will be no lien W. R.
170 is the highest women's ; I
,p against any citizen's property; nor rolled to date. Mike Rush with score a ,, .'.:;!:........1o.o.r..J..; ;.:;0-0....;...............;...;.......... .'Z'O-........ !
against the water and sewer sys-
227, and Jim MacMurry with 202,
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The revenue certificates will be You'll Like Our Fountain Specialty!
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redeemed solely; from revenues. 201 X-Rays
r *|COLOR Even if such revenues should prove DOUBLE-DIP
Taking advantage of their opportunity
anne Grain Insufficient to meet the obligations, v
to obtain a free tuber ICE CREAM MALTED
' no ad valorem tax could be levied
culosis check-up, 201 men, women l
against property here to make up SODAS and MILKS
tturday and children over the age
the deficit it was explained.
of 15 had
chest x-rays taken last Breakfasts Lunches DlnneraBox
Monday afternoon during the
S Lunches Put Up To Take Out i
Venice visit of the mobile x-ray .
"Boat of Death"Continued unit of the Florida State Board of Woodard's Luncheonette
yl Health.
TURE ( from Page 1) Arrangements for the free Gulf Theatre Building VENICE Venice 3481 !

cover the bodies of the two men. check-up were made by the Ven- i

Lending an even odder twist to ice Community Service club. The
ndayHE the unusual story was the fact unit was stationed at the Venice
that Mrs. Nellie ;Lanius, 72, of St. Chamber of Commerce, with Mrs.
Gifts for OccasionLovell
Petersburg, mother of Lanlus, R. S. Tilley, president, and other Every
dreamed Thursday night that her members of the service club aid- -
and Covell We Have An Exceptionally
husband, dead nine years, called Ing In the work.
Large Selection of !
URRAYesday for Ray and that her son failedto Assorted Fine
answer. Today's meeting of the Venice- CHOCOLATESBoxes GREETING CARDS i
Three Mrs. Lanius Nokomis Women's club features a Including
years ago
had a similar dream in which her talk by Sonia Terry of Venice on Pound Rust CraftBrownie's

7 husband had called for anotherson the discovery, conquest and devel- $1.25 and $1.50 $1.10 Hallmark
f 4J opment of Siberia. Mrs. Terry, nowa
21 Stanley. Soon after she awak-
permanent resident of Venice, Nestlewood Gift Shop
AIRS ened, she received a telegram advising -
born Sakhalin island and
was on
I her Stanley, a power line- VENICE
lived in Siberia tM
during early
man, had been killed in a fall
part of her life. i
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