Venice gondolier
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00079934/00022
 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: July 10, 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: UF00079934:00022
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Succeeded by: Gondolier (Venice, Fla.)

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HERE Surprisingly Strong Backing For 'NO EXTENSION'

[ IS I SUMMER Separation Idea Develops Here; DECISION MADE

H GREATER School Situation Sharply RappedUse BY SEABOARDRegretfully

In an amazing display of' I

ity in Venice this sum- Coupon To unanimity of sentiment, citi- Offers $25 For but firmly, the
than zens of this section of Sarasota
: greater we ever Seaboard Air Line this week

i n y summer during Express OpinionSeeking county during the past week County NameBefore advised The Gondolier that it

I pre-war years," severale heartily endorsed the propo- has decided against extensionof
only to make It enter sal that be form- leaving on a vacation
residents and busien a new county its Tampa-Venice line to
for ill of ui to find out how ed here careful investigation trip last week, Richard H. Ged-
of the community providing connect with its Arcadia-Boca
I this week.al a majority of the residents of shows such actionto ney, Venice real estate man, Grande branch at Placida.

was the comment of H. this section of Sarasota county be financially and politically notified The Gondolier that he Nor does the railroad, ac-
feel about the "new county" feasible. will put up $25 aa a prize to
timers, local realtor and cording to two top officials,
councilman who has been proposal, The Gondolier It While no report has been received be given the person who first foresee any possibility of suchan

printing elsewhere on this page from the district suggests to this newspaper, In extension made
nee the "B.L.E. days of Osprey being in
Os. Declared Wimmers: a special' coupon. which was suggested as the northern writing, "the most suitable"name the near future.
for the proposed new
e is at least 100 per cent Regardless of whether you part of the proposed new Revenue from the Englewood-

activity here this summer favor creation of a new county, county, sentiment there will be county. Judges, whose decision Placida area would not be suf-
be final will be announ.
shall ,
I ever recall seeing in the are against It, or just want sounded out during the coming ficient to offset construction and
ced later.
s before the war. more Information before making week. operating costs of such an exten-
Names be submitted on
| instance, I know of severalnt up your mind 11 to how you Mixed Reactions may sion, it was declared.
the "New County" coupon which
houses open and at stand, you are asked to mill In Mixed reactions were reported May Confer

rtially occupied this sumat the coupon, or leave It at the 'from Englewood, with some residents appears below. Despite the adverse report, how-
also The Gondolier
always used to be lock- office of The Gondolier.Sarasota said to be strongly opposedto Gedney gave ever, Fred J. Kruea, Englewood
'to reveal that
by June 1 or earlier ins any "new county" move-so permission electrical contractor and circu-
of the two local men
he was one
)'ears. strongly, in fact that there was lator of extension petitions sub-
Youth disclosed that
last week
No Vacancies talk of circulating a petition to mitted to the railroad recently,
plans to form a new county t
in the Edgewoo'd section, Leads In place the community on record as may go to Boca Grande later this
Tarpon were under way. week to confer with citizens of
| in former years you could being against the proposal.

i manage to find a house to Juvenile DivisionAlthough One Englewoodian declaredsome that community

the summer time, I don't opponents of reincorporationof VAAF Officer After receiving reports that Boca

of a single place for rent Bill Hoffman of Sara- that community were suspiciousof I Grande was extremely interestedin
possible extension plans, envisioning -
sota continues to hold the lead in the "new county" idea, seeingin By Whirling
the possibility that sucha
i the end of 'the sea- the International Tarpon Tourna- the proposal, somehow, a possibility
Blade move might enable them to obtain -
und many persons leaving, ment with his 124' -pound catchof that it foreshadows an attempt Helicopter i

j also, surprisingly enough, a month ago, a new leader in to force incorporation upon through "Streamliner" pas-
Capt. Eugene V. Toy com- senger service to northern points ?
many others coming into
the division registered Englewood.
juvenile was
Some manding officer of army personnelstill later on, the Englewood Chamberof
( are people who haveor I
last week-end. He is Oscar
over the Other Englewood residents, how- Air,
stationed at Venice Army Commerce asked Kruea to con-
are starting new busi- Babcock, 14, of Sarasota, who personally informed the Gon- !
ever, Base, was struck on the head by fer with the port city regarding
or have obtained work landed a 114-pound fish last Sat- dolier during the week that they the whirling blades of a Coast the'matter..
but many are persons who, urday. believed the "new county" idea
Guard helicopter at the field on Letter to GondolierIn
ntly, have decided that Numerous local entrants in the should at least be looked into the afternoon of the Fourth of a letter to The Gondolier,
t is a fine place to live in ther
race for the 1946 Buick sedan offered thoroughly. July. Suffering from a severe head Warren T. White, special assistantto
( as well as winter."
as first prize in the tourna- Approve Idea injury, he was rushed to Sarasota the receivers of the Seaboard, t

ment have caught fish off Venice As for what would be the cen- hospital. He was later removed to at Norfolk, Va., wrote:

sure Island during the past week, but none of tral portion of the new countythe Tampa, and yesterday was reported "Dear Mr. Williams:

Disclosed the catches were large enough to Venice-Nokomis-Laurel area recovering.It "I trust you will pardon my delay

rank among the leaders.: I -opinion ranged from mild sup- was' reported that the helicopter In replying to your letter of

transaction completed lasty Among the local women anglers I port to enthusiastic backing of the landed at VAAF In searchof June 20. The reason la that I want.

> Thomas E. Lunt has pur- who landed tarpon over the week proposal.The gasoline. Captain Toy ap- ed to explore fully the report referred -

600 feet of Gulf and baye end were Anne Surls, and her sis- common expression of proached the pilot of the ship to to in your communication,

; on lower Treasure island inform him no gas was availableat as well as In newt Items recently
opinion was
ter, Mrs. Penny Hull. Mrs. Surfs
I the Venice Land company. the recently deactivated army carried In your paper, concerningthe
with Kenneth Hlgel, "We never have been treated
foliations were handled by fishing Capt. base and was hit when the bladesof proposed extension of our line
J. Cadwell of the H. N. got a 64t-pounder, while Mrs. fairly under the present Sarasota the propellor suddenly folded, to Placida."I .

era real estate office. Hull, guided by Capt. Buddy Bingo county let-up and we never witnesses of the accident said. can now tell you that the Seaboard .
school !
will be. We want better had flown here
price was not disclosed. The helicopter has no plans for the con
boated a 46-pound tarpon on facilities and roads here, but It !,
roperty lies just north of from its St. Petersburg base. struction of such an extension.
Continued Page 8))
medium tackle. ( on
th club. Should anything of this kind come

to the fore In the future, you may

SUSPEND SERVICES rest assured that we will be gladto

jice Sunday morning servicese NEW, COUNTY COUPONEDITOR let you know about It, althoughI '

Catholic church, under I have no Idea that any such step

r Elslander, have been dis will be contemplated at any timeIn

ued for the summer, it was : the future."

kneed this week. Mass has Venice Gondolier, Similar News

held each Sunday, hereton Venice Florida. Earlier, Kruea had received

the Gulf theatre.Weathe. similar news from G. B. Rice, chief

I .........................................;..........................favor creation of an unofficial committee frieght traffic officer of the Sea-
R r Please write in "Do" or "Do Not"to board at Norfolk, who advised:
investigate all angles concerning the proposal that a new county embracing "We have given a great deal of

southern portion of Sarasota county be formed. This is not to be construed as ex- study to this petition and to the

RAINFALL -_Inches 0.00 pressing my approval or disapproval of the "new county" proposal. (Continued on Page 3)

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this Wed., July 10 __..8:10a.m: 5:36pmIBp .
month to date_ 0.67TEMPERATURES Thuri, July 11 ??.10:08a.m. <: .m.

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Max. Min. .. ........................ Name Saturday, July 13 ,..11:28a.m. 7:35p.m.
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81 county. July 15 1:23p.m.: :
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r "I do not agree with a word you say, .but 1 trill I Summer League

defend with my life your right to say! it.VOLTAIREpubilihed -

Wednesday Editorial and famines office, Naiou at Miami Avenue ME
Venice Florida. P. 0. Box 632. Venice CHURCH
Venice Ave Total
Theatre Bldg., West ) Point.
Crawford, Pastor Da
D. Campbell k
2861. H Nuq
Telephone W L Pint 19 a-m Bible Class III .in1uu: School, ,
second.elm matter June 6, 1946, at the post office 11 a.m. Morning eervlce. 11 a.m. Mornlll

M at Venice Entered' Florida as under the Act of March S, 1878 Venice Food ,....._-.5 1 4673 119"U p.m.p.m. Evening BYPU rvlce. 7 7:10: p.m.p.m.Young Evening; F..lIo1r'bl WOI'IhiJ

1 Subscription rater One year, $2.50; six months, $1,50; three Methodists .._....._...5 1 4113 prayer Wednesday eervlceCSPREY T:JO p.m., Mid-week prayer Wednesday anti 7..Ju 8tn11t II III., ,iii

month $1 Clitsfietl, advertising' rate: 2 cents per word, first 20 Bankers .......-...........4 2 4319 BAPTIST_ CHURCHRev. wing service.CHURCH .

words: 1 cent ptr word for each additional word. Baptists ..................3 3 4127 Henry Johnion. Parlor 0' GOD
Sunday School: 11 a. m
and Publisher 10 a. m "enlCI Avenue
a CARROLL H. WILLIAMS Editor La Tonda ................2 4 4160 Morning service. I p m B. T. V.; 7 Van itsRev.
p. m kvenlnf nrvlce, Wedneedar 7 C.1.. ,
ir.\*, Nokomis, know she's one of Higels .........._........2 4 4160 p. m, prayer ro..llntT 10 a.m. 811M" J F rnigati,huA a..

*we ::ator.9. top-ranking dog Jud- Smitty's Tavern ....0 3 2224 MARK'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH It 7'311 a.m.p.m I''a'I'r .In.,In...

MULLIGAN gee 'S.il The New York Venice Laundry ....0 3 2028 Riviera St Veniila and Palermo Perk Place S.rvlc.Thursday, 7, .m., foul!

f,- N .:: .u issue of Sunday, June i Results last week: Venice Food _9.45 a m Sunday-.School I ___ .

.S c..red a story concerning arMieru I Shop defeated Venice. okomis

S. .t V.:eE1 c:-';jrV-e-t TGrr. :.-. btj-g made already Bank, 2 to 1; Methodists defeated

aoi.er, get the! .alt WHit c<>-:. ir. Tif fir vt Were.aster Kennel clubs Baptists, 2 to 1; La Tonda defeated FLYCrulee

/ \ -a W.jJr I that right .gig show at Kaojon Square Gare Higel Appliances, 2 to 1;

,"j 1 I -:-Jr I V-j-a. daughter cf Xn. ; -. letrwrv; :: and 13, 1947 Smitt>', Tavern VS. Venice Laundry
i the at 110 M.P.H. With
W..Kver : Safety
Virginia :.:"f John D. PrJiee of Nokomis postponed, to be played tonight
Venice Taxi! Ser\'.". graduated ERCOUPE
F.:, wi:: :uag, a.e tcji'' the ar- Spin-Proof Easy Io
Sarasota !high *;V.:M :last
from >
1":' reported Her husband, STUDENT INSTRUCTION AIR TAXI (El
... eeX after atter..:::::, simmer AVERAGES
better known locally. "Jack", is J & J AIRCRAFT
school there for five weeks to i\;- INC.
" the son cf the late John DyneleyPrince (Compiled by Frank Raeburn,, ,
rain the ore credit in h.tcrj that
fcrrrer United States minister league secretary).
would enable her to get her dp- .
Denmark Serbia and Williams-V. Fuod ... t P. O. Box ZI1It'

her Icma class, almost. a Veil full when year ahead the vat cf :,I Vugo-Sla\weeks to Speaking reported of dogs Ruth, J J J4.6--v.wart Curwuod-Smitty's-V. Food laundry... ;.::';'::"::::" '::::'::':::ii iiI VENICE 2551 VENICE SARASOTAI

0 asked bhe..' mother what she two ago we I Merrltt-V. .,ood .. . ..1162
I' Ku>Kendalls pet "Freckles," a l'lolrkh-L4 Tundra .. ... .. ..159'I.
would like for a graduation gift,
"A black and while cocker spaniel, Nae-Hitters' Curuoo,1-Fmitty'a.: .. ...... : .::. :: .::':. ..::..::m
Mrginia Jr. ;iurplreplied, I had disappeared from the Venice H. Puke-Mtth,KliruI ... .. .. 155:; Smart to Look Your Bat
reading 1 lan, and a }'ear'i tub | '..n.! Bay Trailer Park Ruth foundFreckles' lu'k.nltIIIL4ulldr)' .. ..Jr.3 f
a crlption to The Gondolier \Ve W rlti-Banker* ..... .. Fashion dictates a well-groomed look, t
dunno for sure about the reading I body on the nearb Hani-het. -Uankt'riI : ;i..:..':.::::.:.::: :m I clear skin, smooth unchipped nails, itt!
Seaboard tracks early the next HI as-thLaundry orderly hair. Of course want to loot
you .
do know .. 1,0 sl ,
lamp, but we Virginia, T \\rrtl.-McthKlWI
morning ( lAik_La Tundra .. .........116 I t best! And it's easy once you discovering
jr., it the most recent addition to J'unn-HIK.-II. ... 115 to toe beauty treatment for summer ku
our lift of subscribers Speak- Mrs; -Hiprl .. .. .. ...114 j ness. It includes a facial, manicure, <
1'lrI..n-loth..4..1. .. .. ...114
61 irg: of subscriptions, \\e\e got a mlth-\', (.ltd ..... .. .... .. .. .. .143Ro.hurnFmttt shampoo and set for only $473 Call 2(9))k
Katie Wright, of the Boulakade 's .... .. ... .. \ an appointment
red hot prospect in the person of Grill, is the latest example of "Why !'Ual I,Tk-Meth KM.H : :::: W
> .... .. .... ..
Dan Cardinal, owner of the Villa Mothers Grow Grey" Seems Katie ; ZU elfr=HBHPrnnll Riptlmllnknrkrl | : W ARCADE BEAUTY SHOP

Nukomis who is .\ .
now operating -liapl! .13
got home the other day Just in ('rawfirl-Uaitlm .......137 Post Office Arcade Vm|
r; his summer resort, Manitowish Hlch-I'mltt .135
time to answer the telephone. Temporarily Closed Mondays and Thursdays
,. Lodge at Woodruff, \\isc At least n<'rb"" -La Tonda 134l'r"hArd8nIII1
ready .with jour call to 1.11
r >to says Bud Wimmers, the realtor. Akron," said the operator. "What :S.lonn-lJaptl.1I .. .. .133PuvaltLn
T"nda .
Seems Dan wrote to Bud last week call!!?" demanded Katie but some Edge-Bankers, .. "... ..,, .n
1 and wound up his letter with, HI irwth, J, l'-t': Laundry .: .m
thing told her. Even before the Thomas-V' Food ..... .
'Send me all the news you can McNet1-La T."n y operator replied, Katie turned )1"Cra"k.n-Uanko.. . ..176 I
write. "I'm going to send around to her daughter, Shirley, 6, Surl_Hlgel a ......__ .. _. .. I 15C.
a him some back copies of The Gondolier .. -.. A Distinction to Live In Vent-
and Patricia Adorjan, 7, her neice 11'rede-NI ethodlsts .... ::: :... : .1161
Bud confided, "and hopehe . Uh-huh Seems the youngsters n..burkL4undry. ....... .91Women's
subscribes because there's too H. N. WIMMERS
thought it would be a
much going on around here for me
n grand idea to telephone Grandma .
to try and tell him in a letter" Realtor
Y Potaby in Akron O. Katie explained Summer
Incidentally, Dan mentioned that
to the operator and hastily
,W Dan, Jr., well-known here, was cancelled the call. "She sounded Bowling League VENICE 0 FLORIDA
married about a month ago but

w didn't give any details. so grown-up" when she placedthe Where the Tamlaml Trail Meeta the Open Gulf

call, the operator explained,

apologetically While we're on Total
Wonder how many friends of the subject of 'wlmmen" watch Venice ... W L PINS
Garage ,.....7 2 4780
Mrs. John D. Prince of Sunset
next week's Gondolier you gals, Trailer Park ............5 4 4849
to find out how you can win a $15 Bowlakade .......-.. ......3 3 3053

FRYERS FRYERS permanent wave without havingto Blackburn's ................3 3 3027 PAINT IT YOURSELFWith

! : t Palm Grill ...............3 6 4728
rf Vet, We Have Lot of Them submit even one
teensy, weensy Nestlewood ................3 6 4703 Long-Wearing, EconomicalNuEnamel
j -1' LIVE OR DRESSED box top R<'ulu lest \\ediu. ilaTrnlkr

'fw Call Us at 3379 IT Jk o.defeated Ni' tli""oud Gift Shop

i WE DELIVER ON '".hip!! dodeatedlPalm: :>1.011"\\,1
a Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays tilt t'-1e trill, t t. 1.
tinrik defeated Trailer I'arkAVERAGES
Dye Apartments 2 tu1,
West Venice Ave. at Nassau 6t
i Poultry Farm VENICI "One Coat Covers"

$35 to $45, Furnished Compiled by Mary Lou Raeburn,

1 f At Th.the. ili"Hfl! ". 'North, just of Off Phone 2715 "d" an League 1'riler Secretary Turk ............. ..m .
e Trullr !'ark FOR INSTANCE .
fc Laurel School Mri B, J. Dye, Manager N, ,ti,NN.d i. ...... ..... .

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I 1. 1 1 1 1 1 1. 1 1 1 1. 1 1. 1 Kitchel
:: 2 r B"ulukade ,. You Can Paint Your
For RentFurnished :: 111 ;, >' ,aniLo .... .....
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:: i Iwillehnel:,: \', lturove .. .: :....::.113 I, fll
a : Trailers :: Illlami tal y Trailer Park .. ... .._..111ttlI111 Table With Nu-Enamel
.r Cool and Comfortable :: ,
S : Hot Water at All Times :
;: Free Use of Rowboats ":; Only
.: SUMMER RATES :: | \ 95e
1, t y : $15 to $35 a Month t.: I !

::' $5 to $10 a Week:

.' 35x50 PARKING SPACES i:
.' ... Electrical and Water Connections ,
12 Week M Month
f, .
I: Venice Bay Trailer Park On thl Tlmlaml .. .. See Us For
? 7rphone surfs.r.. ESTIMATESENAMELS
;1 : Nokomis 9"B 1'.din "'rill : :: : FREE
t ..,................... . . . . J 14e Ion,Ion -.Tr l.r Park; AtLundey
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;;. ; .. ".". .".. .. \ :".-1luwlnkad Nestleu'.ood .. ..... ..:..;:-S3: We Will Gladly

$ SmithI.Hiurslth ._- \ tnrnsa : ....:77 i8
e SUBSCRIPTION ORDER Do\\Iokad9 .. .....,. PAINTS Furnish You With


P. O. Box 632,

Venice florida. LUNCHEONETTE STAINS On Any Paint Job"

Gulf Theatre Bldg. ... Venice
Please send me THE VENICE Snad
GONDOLIER for one BRUSHES Large or

year ($2.50) -, six months ($1.50) Doubl.Dlp Ice Cream --

or three months ($1) ___
---- Sodas
(Check which) V

(All subscriptions and VENICE PAINT .STORE
must be paid In advance) Sundaes

Name -

Breakfasts Next to Quit Theatre

Address Lunches


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a7r. JJULY 10"1946 VENICE e
Pegs 3
'_ __ I.
WCOUNTY ng good their promise to build anew

high school here, but there's SEABOARDContinued Funeral Held For Gulf Theatre to

-nllnued from Page 1) another tip-off as to their actual ( from Page 1)) Gulf Victim Have One Show

.t though the only way intentions
get then will b* to construction and operating ex-; Funeral services were held last Nightly HereafterA
ever My Buy Building Friday in St.
penses that would be Involved, as Petersburg for E.
our own county.School "Negotiations are now under well as the revenue that might I Martin Philippi, 62, retired chair- new policy of one show nightly

Would Help"school facility"one way whereby the county school reasonably be expected from the I man of the board of the American was Inaugurated at the Gulf
the I
ie with In close touche board may buy a large building I operation of a line to Englewood. I Thread company, who drowned theatre this week by Manager
educational set-up into about a block away from the high "I regret very much to have to while swimming in rough water at Barry Wimblsh. The box office

declared creation school, to alleviate overcrowded advise you that the revenue available Treasure Island last Tuesday. will open at 7:30: p m., with the
county conditions at the school. The board Planning to make Florida his show to
from such a line would not ; start at 8 p. m. The feature -
least woulde
ew county at plans to convert the structure into -' be commensurate with the cost of permanent residence, he had been picture will start about 8:25:

the present "none-too- a home economics building. construction building a home on the Island. p. m.
I and the cost of ser
1 of school affairs
state "It should be obvious that, whenit vice after the construction had Survivors include the widow, Several improvements to the

:ea.you : plans such a thing, the county been completed. Mrs. Jane Elizabeth Headley local showhouse have just been
realize, he asked, Philippi, of Morristown N. J.
; a
school I
board has little or no intention NonProfitable"In completed, Wimbish announced,
[under the present county daughter Mrs.
Mary Arnold
of building its promised Including Installation of new and
I there is not even sofas order to construct a line Woodruff of
set-up I Washington D. C.
Venice high school at any time in ; better sound equipment, featuringan
a kindergarten in Venice, Englewood, a certificate of pub- a son, M. A. Philippi, of Lexington -
the near future. All it is giving us II lic Operadio dual channel ampli-
convenience and
though Venice Is the largest down here in the way of high necessity'fromthe Ky., and a brother, Walter fier.
orated population centere I Interstate Commerce Commission Philippi, of Canada.
school facilities is a 'patched-up, would be I
of Sarasota? necessary for us to
make-shift' plant. show that the line
could be operated Bride Honored
hat may not sound so good; '
"Of course, we don't expect any- on a profitable basis, includ- HOLLYWOOD
tact Is, it isn't good, even With ShowerA
wheres near as fine a high schoolas ing a proper return on the invest-
saying so publicly may Apartment-Hotel
n my Sarasota city has, but we certainly ment, as well as the cost of the bridal shower honoring Mrs..
I cal disapproving Chamber of Commerce. have a right to a better set- service, and this, it appears cer- William Esmond Driggers, the 2 Under to Room New Management Apartments

up for our children than is now tain, could not be done. former Miss Wanda Elliott, was Rooms for Transients
s; true that the grade school given in the Venice-Nokomis Special' Summer Rates
provided. .
rel is only about three milesof "I appreciate very much the desire Methodist church parlors last Fri- VENICE 3594

Venice, and the combined Would Save Money"I of your people to have Sea- day evening.

school in Nokomis is don't know whether forma- board service to and from Englewood -
-high With members of the Woman's
one mile north of Venice, and tion of a new county is feasible or and I regret that this re- Society of Christian Service acting "Z'/i' Blocks To The Beach"
not, but I do know such to is I
excellent bus transportation a step your request necessary. as hostesses, entertainment for Gulf ViewApartments
would actually save the people of Having the important interests'
for the chil-
ies are provided the: evening was arranged by Mrs.
but there's .something radi- this end of the county money, so that we have in the State of Flor- Pauline Rigby. Floral decorationswere

far as the school system is con- ida, I am quite certain you will
wrong with a county school provided by Mrs. Thelma and Bath
I that deliberately refuses tot cerned, as well as provide modern, appreciate that I am often in the Curry and Mrs. W. J. Summers. 3

this situation. uptodate facilities. state and, if you would like it, I SUMMER- RATES:

Most From Venice "How' ? Well, I'm informed on would be very glad to discuss this LEGION MEETING MONTHP.

nsider: There are about 200 good authority that it cost the matter with you on one of my visitsto Matters of post procedure occupied $50

ren in the first-to-eighth school board less than $50,000 to south Florida. the attention of membersof O. Boil 603; Veniceor

>group here. Of these,approx. run our local schools last year. If No-Vel Post No. 159 of the
American at their Phone Venice 2961
Legion meet-
ely 125 are from Venice. There we had a new county, we would

bout 85 pupils in the present receive over $40,000 as our shareof Ing in Community hall, Venice,
I Letters to the EditorDear I last
quate high school at Nokomis. the state's receipts from horse Monday night. Next meetingof
the will be held 22 DECORATINGNEW
post July PAINTING
of these students are fromce racing. (The horse racing 'pot" Is
Commander Tom Wrede, jr., reminded -
15 or so from Englewood, split up among the 67 counties of Sir: Sv s
all members.
om Nokomis, and five fromel. the state on an equal basis, regard- In your issue of Wednesday,

less of area or population). Also, June 26, I note under "Letters to HERE ON VISIT

et there's no school irf Veniceall we would receive a teaching unit the Editor" some discussion of the Lieutenant Kenneth E. Rich- C

we get out of the Sarasota allowance of $950 (for each teacher "weather", ards, Army Air Forces, has been

ty school board is a promise ) per year from the state as wellas I have been intending to write visiting here during the past week

'someday' they'll build a mod- Average Daily Attendance and you for some time on this subject; with his mother, Mrs. Gail Rich-

high school here.d other grants. but not in a facetious manner.I ards, and his wife and son, Kenneth

what's that promise worth? "Not only would we be able to believe that there are many, jr. He has been assigned to I a

only have they Just adopted pay our school operating costs, but owning property in and around overseas duty, although not yet

)ay-as-you-go' plan for new we'd have a substantial sum left Venice-and I am one of them- informed just which theater oi F. M. LANIUS Phone 2040
sox is, Venice
iol construction, which Inevi- over to pay for that $100,000 new who do not have the good fortuneof operation.

r means further delay in mak- high school here." spending the entire year in HOME ON VISIT
Florida who would be very much
Cadet Nurse Patricia Wimmers,
Interested and informed if the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. N. HOURS
INVEST IN A CITY WITH A FUTURE Gondolier could show the daily Wimmers
of Venice, is home on a
maximum and minimum
temperatures two weeks' vacation from her
VENICE FLORIDA and the daily rainfall also I
training in the Crawford W. Long
the monthly rainfall and the latter Bowling AlleysOpen
Homeiltes On Bay And Gulf Investment Properties Memorial hospital in Atlanta, Ga.
compared with the same month of
Acreage Farms Rentals Daily
the previous year .

GEO. J. WILLOCK, Chairman Ip.m.to11p.m.Grill .
"Nokomis Communities", NEW

Pittsburg, Pa.Editor's I In'
KefUtrtvl REAL ESTATE /?<*UE26t ,
( Note:
Phone 3311 As originally suggested by Sub.

Building Venice, Fla. icrlber John P. Wright of The

Weirs, N. H., and now seconded Open Daily4p.m.to11p.m.
tllllll .Hili" I 1111111. I t+++++++++++++ Willock. worthwhile .
by Mr. a .
feature, The Gondolier this week (Since the last Issuance of the
telephone directory, several listings (Serving "Mexlhot"Hamburgers
begins' a "Weather Report" fea- hove boon made or numbers Cold
changed Next 'Issue of the direct-
VENICENOKOMISBANK ture. Rainfall figures are furnish cry II not scheduled to appear until Sandwiches, Coffee,

ed by the Venlce-Nokomle Chamber next home January or business You telephone may have number your Milk, Fruit Juices)

of Commerce.) listed herein at nominal cost. Call
2961 for further Information.)

Bowlakade ._ ......... ........ 2661
Gondolier ........ ........._..... 2961
VENICE, FLORIDA CLASSIFIEDADS Green's Fuel.. .... ....... 2372 VENICE
Post Office .......................... 2604
"WE INVITE YOUR ACCOUNT"Member Smitty's Tavern ................ 2337 BOWLAKADE
: Taylor Hardware .............. 2892
(2o a word first 28 words, Ie each Woodard's Luncheonette. 3481
of Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. additional' word. Minimum charge,
I\c. Cash with Ad Special ratesfor
more than one insertion 0' the
same ad. Ads will be accepted over .
$5000 Maxlmum.lnlurlnc. $5000 the telephone (2981) up to 6 p. m.
For Each Depositor Mondays with understanding
ertiser will remit payment prompt.
Iy.) Cool Curls-


; FOR SALE I With A Cold Wave
"',',s_SSSSSS35S533S '';ow;""" .

:e 750-0.\LI-OV RAIN WATER metal
tank, complete with base and frnme When your hair needs a
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DELICIOUS, FROZEN }: Also, charcoal purifier Phone 2072, new permanent, there's no

SUMMER DRINKS I\f:. Venl.e. need to wait for cooler

i': WANTED weather. Ask about our
Helene Curtis cold wave,
automobile conversion
FrozenDaiquiri i: MAPINE ENGINE or
40 to 95 horsepower Boyd the modern way to "permanent" -

40cThe i:. Stewart. Phone 728 East 70223 Ninth Street, Barasota hair loveliness. q 1

4 Arrange today to have your /ta
Favorite Island Drink. !. WANT I OOOD used tlren 4.75 or
50c 500-19 Phone Venice 481. hair waved short for sum- t

Coconga . i mer comfort. Call 2971.PALM .
MilkShake WANTED i t .
"With the) Flavor of I
and the Kick of a Missouri Mule" House and BuildingsOF

To Move or Wreck
On the Trill, It Venice Ave. Venice | Phone 2682, TH03. J. McNEIL,
Inquire Club La Tonda, Venice
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s Office Equipment' Kitchen Utensils I Miscellaneous I I Furniture ]

y'"J .'J':. All Sizes 50 Large Skillets White PorceGarden Rakes Pitchforks Twin Beds,Metal,With Spring\
Desks, Chairs, Filing Cabinets and Mattresses
Mirrors Folding Chairs -
lain Ware 10-Gallon( Aluminum
I' All Types Metal and Wood 7 Wood Top Double Beds,Metal
Steamers Large, HeavyDuty
Office Stationery Including
Work Benches 3 Steel-Top 2 Wooden Army Cots,W14
Cards & Carbon
Filing Paper
.y Dishpans-Mop Handles Tables-1 Welding Table Springs and Mattresses
Waste Baskets
;1 Paper
BroomsBREAKFAST Bolt CabinetGARBAGE Chest of Drawers Drew|
Mimeograph Duplicator Tables-Rockers Kerosene
".. Staplers Pencil Sharpeners SET CANS Heaters and Cooking Stoves
:." Paper Punches Clip Boards Gateleg Table, With Drop 25 Wood Ash Tray Stands
..." Calendar Stands Notebooks I Leaves,and 4 chairs( Heavy Duty,
I.. Ledgers Notebook Binders Newly Refinished $29.95 j) Galvanized $2 Small Roll-Top WflhngDeak

\ Over 1,000 Other Bargains Not Listed In This Ad


Corner Miami Ave. and Nassau St.

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Reservations Now Being Accepted

: .Ir; Park wrrrurr, Apartttwtte

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Each Unit Contains Living Room, Bedroom, (Twin beds), Dinette, Kitchenette and Bath


4 Blocks to Gulf of Mexico and Fine Bathing Beach

3 Blocks to Business Section .'

2 Blocks to Tourist Entertainment and Shuffleboard Courts

Rates and Further Details Upon Request:


Robert S. Baynard VENICE'-

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