Venice gondolier
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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 19, 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
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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: UF00079934:00023
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OPTIONALfATER Suggested By New County Proposal;

En-Ve-Nok-O-La ................" T. M. Wrede, Sr.

RATES Nokomis Plan Gains SupportBacked

Velano ...............................?........C. C. Lowe,
Venice. by an overwhelmingly favorable sentiment, the
ption of a street num.- proposal to form a new county out of the southern section of
plan, decision to en- "The word, 'Velano', is made up of letters from Venice Sarasota County this week moved out of the "talking" stage.

e greater use of water Englewood, Laurel, Nokomis and Osprey, mak- First action was a decision to create a committee to investigate
wns and gardens by of- ing an Italian word, as is Venice." all phases of the "new county" proposal. All sectionsof

a special "optional"rate Venice .........................................H. N. Wimmers, the "new county" roughly:
and a tightening Venice. from Osprey south to the Char- I IMPORTANT!
[building permit law en- lotte county line-will be repres- '

ent highlighted last Venice ........................................Frank Raeburn, ented on the committee.A Effective this week, the Gondolier
ay night's meeting of Venice. meeting will be held withina will be published on Fri

council. few days to map plans for the days, Instead of Wednesdays.This .
enice city NoVel ..........................................Mr. and Mrs. Ralph G. Simpson,
Councilman George W. Investigation. change la being made In
was absent from the meet- Coupons Come In order to give better, more timely

st 1 held since June 11. Botts Tarpon .......................................George H. Read Meanwhile, "new county" cou- I news coverage. For Instance,
y on vacation. Those pre- Venice. pons continue to come into the It will enable the Gondolier to

ere Mayor Clyde V. Higel, Gondolier office, with virtually all carry news of Tuesday night
an George Higel, whoas Venice ...........?......?....................Frank D. Roebuck, of them favoring creation of the City Council meetings several

presiding officer; and Venice. committee as well as bearing suggestions days sooner thin has been possible

!men H. S. Bowden and Venice .........................................A. E. Blackburn, for the new county's name. In the past.
S. Thompson. Laurel First such coupons received are However, because of our
Accept Plancouncilmen listed in a box elsewhere on this printing schedule, It will be necessary .

accepted the Reno .........................................?.N. H. Roebuck, page. for all display advertisements .
numbering plan drawn up Venice. Two "no" votes were turned in, to be In our hands by 3

A. It one by T. M. Wrede, sr., of No- p. m. Mondays. That deadline
that nes the Hightower.intersection of pro-Ve- Mecca ...........................................Mildred M. Baynard, komis, whose letter appears in the also will apply to routine news

avenue and Tamiami Trail St. Petersburg "Letters to the Editor" column, stories.
and the other by the Rev. D. C.
be the hub of the North- Richloam ........:..........................?.R. S. Baynard,
Crawford, pastor of the First Bau-
-East-West street system. St. Petersburg City Waits
tist church of Venice, who is
s i showing what street num- "Richloam means good farming for the farmer."
the he wrote because Federal License To
have been assigned all lots against proposal, -

\ city will be on display within Venice ......................................George T. Devlin, : [Take Over VAAFA
days at both the city hall Nokomis "We haven't men now capable
of Mrs. Helga Roess-Seide, of properly governing a small proposal by the J & J Air-

:lerk, and at the Venice-No. Myakka .....................................Martha Ann H. Roebuck, community like Venice-where craft, Inc., to lease the air field

i Chamber of Commerce of- Venice. would we find any capable of portion of Venice Army Air Base
governing a county?" from the city on a dollarayearbasis
yone out-of-town desirIngw Venice-Nokomis ..........._..........Mrs. M Fay Myers, submitted to the city
the street number assign- On the other hand, endorse was
any certain lot and block may ments of the "new county" idea council last Tuesday night, but

the information by writingto "Venice-Nokomis being twin cities and used by the recently suggested by Richard H. no action was taken because the

Mrs. Seide or the C. of C. bank, Methodist church, the high school, and the Gedney through the columns of city, according to the councilmen,
New Water Rate Woman's Club." (Continued on Page 3) does not have authority from the
federal government to grant a leaseon
new water rate, proposed
exander Murphy, chairman Veno ,?.?.._...............................?.Alvin P. Jones, Venice Man Gets the property.
Nokomis. Floyd Joyner, a J. & J. partner,
e water board, was adopted
e! council as a move designed "V-Venice, E-Englewood, N-Nokomis, O-Osprey." $4,200 County submitted a tentative lease pro-
posal offering, for $1 per year
nly to aid In beautification
Lemon .............................._.._Paul E. Harrison, Road Position rental:
e city, but in the hope that
Hyattsville, Md. To open the premises as an air-
(Continued on page 4) Appointment of Joseph E. Edwards
port and keep the field in good
Brotherhood .........................Mrs. F. M. Harp of Venice as county road condition to keep It openat
landing ;
is Maier Hurt Laurel. superintendent was announced in
"The reason I suggest 'Brotherhood' is because it's Sarasota today by the county least eight hours per day; to
all From Cars the 'Daddy' of Venice." commissioners. The position pays maintain an airplane sales agency;
to have planes for rent and for stu-
Maier of Venice, who suf- Venezia ...............................Mr. and Mrs. A. Murphy up to $4,200 per year. I dent instruction and to operate
Venice. Edwards won the Job over
concussion of the brain
early to conduct a
with good planes;
other who recently
seven men
'nday morning when he fella Novel......................?.................Mrs. H. N. Wimmers took written and oral examinationsfor gasoline and oil station; to fur-
slow-moving automobile Venice. student instructions.
e Tamaimi Trail Just south "N-Nokomis, O-Osprey, V-Venice, E-Englewood, the post, said County Commissioner nish (Continued on Page 2)
M. Cousins of Venice. I
was reported "im- '
Ing" at Sarasota hospital this Edwards, formerly city engineer Fire Damages
t (Note: Richard H. Gedney, Venice real estate man, has at Fort Myers but more recently
suitable" for the connected with the Venice Army Seaboard Trestle
ier for "the mOlt name
> was with his wife, Melody, offered $25 at I prize
on the coupon Air Base, has been serving as
Mall In suggestions
a proposed new county your
group of
friends In the
car foreman of street and park work Causing damage estimated at
>ute to below.)
Sarasota when the ac- train servo
for the city of Venice. $10,000 and disrupting
it happened. It was reported I ice between Sarasota and Venicefor

car had been halted and that three days, a fire of unknown

local youth, who was in the origin last Thursday destroyed the

open section of the coupe, NEW COUNTY COUPON Seaboard Air Line trestle over
hIs balance and fell, striking South creek, near Osprey.
lead on the pavement, as thee Service was resumed by the

>ta started up again. EDITOR: railroad Sunday afternoon, after

Venice Gondolier, materials and repairmen were

Venice, Florida.I rushed here to reconstruct the
WeatheRRAINFALL bridge. Passengers to and from

..................................................................favor creation of an unofficial committee Venice were transported via auto-
Please write in "Do" or "Do Not"to mobile during the break in serv-
Inches the proposal that a new county embracing the ice.
| Dual y recorded .! investigate all angles concerning
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.. not to be construed as expressing
81 --__ '..00II southern portion of Sarasota county be for 'newThis "
---- 0.00 of the proposal. Tide Tablesooo..J
". ..?.mimm .01 my approval or disapproval
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II _- -__ o:oo Remarks ..........."......"......"......"......"......"............................ (Punta Runs Correction)

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1 11 ............................ ................................... Saturday, July 20'M.:46a.m.:: l1:1: a.m.4:58p.m. .
this l month to date :::=: u: ........."............"............................................................ 11:45p.m.12:45p.m.6:83p.m. : .
TEMPERATURES Sunday, July 21:16a.m.: .

8-10-- High'89 LowK 76 ................._?.... "..".."............... Monday, July 22'MI:51a.m.'::86p.m. 12:11.::

n :-. --I: 97 76 I suggest ............"........."..".."........""""... .Name. Tuesday July 23..7:83a.m.10:49p.m.: 1:02&.m.1:27p.m.:

14 _---90---- as the name for the proposed new ..............."-"..".."..........".."..?-.-...." Wed., July 14.._ S:25a.m.: 1:46a.m.4:11p.m.
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I AIR FIELD aU the city ha7tnui"i
'Jim Jr.' Keys Now to
Operates K Club (Continued from Paw I) "We rlghtof-entl1lo"now

& J. offered to do those aWaillna
but I mil J. from I
"I do not agree with a word you say, Jr J the federal
"Jim ,
Better known as things, providing .
defend with my life your right to say it. -VOLTAIRE week assumed full declared, "and until)
F. Keys this The city would forego taxes or
Published every Friday. Editor!*! and business office Gulf management of the K Club, popu- service charges; would grant an It, there is nothing We task
Theatre Bldg., West Venice Ave., Venice Florida. P. O. Box 632. lar billiard parlor on North Nassau option to extend the oneyearlease operating the airport
Telephone VENICE 2961. __ M
Venice. His father, nor can'we
street, would agree the lease shouldbe lease the
'y+ 6 1948, at the post office pry
Entered 11 second-claes matter June relinquished the manage
cancelled by either party on anyone. All
under the Act of March 3, 1871. we
at Venice, Florida, K club in order to cn do y
ment of the notice would J. '
30 days' agree & for the federal
Subscription rates: One year, $2.50; six months, $1.50; three devote his full time and attention J would have complete chargeof lovel'llllllill'
months $1. Classified advertising rate: 2 cents per word, first 20 to the Bowlakade, which he
words: 1 cent per word for each additional' word. with George the airport and would receiveall
e owns in partnership income
CARROLL H. WILLIAMS M.___ Editor and Publisher Botts. Jr.Young.
Mav or Clyde V. Hteel asserted LUNCHE&ulf
announces the K "
Key "the can't give an exclusive. *
Reception Given the summer will be city Theatre Bid,. \
Letters to the Editor I II I Club, during lease to any one firm," and then
I I week days from 12 noon to
For New Pastor of open Sundays from City Attorney J. T, Rose declared oee6y.
and on
"the city can't draw'I lease right
Editor Gondolier: Methodist ChurchMore I p. m. to 6 p. m A special invitation let cnaV
now because it doesn't know yet
Dear Sir: is extended to ladies.
I This letter may be too lengthyfor than 50 guests attendedthe Just what the federal governmentis eNL

publication In your valuable reception given last week in Marian Levick going to do."

paper but I feel that it Is the the parlors of the Venice-I;okomis Mayor Higel explained that

'. discussion of a length and very Methodist church for the Rev and Weds Jay LumleyRecent I there has been considerable misunderstanding BntNlLoer

l Important project. Mrs. H. Mauriece Felton and their marriage at Valdosta,' concerning the huge

About the separation into a new daughter, Anne. The Rev. Felton', Ga., of Marian Elizabeth Levick army airfield and pointed out that oils

county: Wouldn't It be wonderful recently became pastor of the [daughter of Mr and Mrs. H. V.

to think of a name like En-Ve- i church. !Levick of South Tamiaml Trail
Xok-O-La* That, iced down,; PHONE NOKOMIS FLA.
sound Mrs. A. L. Blalock and Mrs. ,and Jay H. Lumley, son of Mrs. P. 0. 60((
might refreshing on some
Alice B. Lumley of Venice, was
summer day. At least it would represent Jesse Hill were on the receiving
disclosed last week.
every post office within committee and Mrs. M Cousins,
They will make their home in BOLDT AND SONS

the area. Mrs Alvin Jones and Mn. Ben Gainesville where Lumley Is attending
From personal observation,,
my Dunn were on the refreshment the University of Florida Plumbing' Waterproofing
we already have entirely too

many counties within this state. committee, which served punch REVIVAL SERVICES Painting' Exterior and Interior

Every time we tub-divide we set and cake from a lace-co\ered Carpenter Work Steel

". up a vast new ring of politicians candlelit table. Mrs.James A. High- Having started last Sunday evening Fabrication

i which have to be supported by special revival services are
tower arranged
taxation. Bond issues have to be program, now being held at the Church of FREE ESTIMATESINVEST

put over to build and support which included a piano duet by I God, on East Venice avenue, every ,

court houses We create a new Mrs Hightower and Mrs. Douglas night at 7 o'clock by the Rev.
Arnall a vocal duet b Mrs. Ar
> William Yawn of Pensacola.
clerk of the court, a new tax,
nail and the Rev D I
assessor, a new tax collector, anew Campbell The Rev. C. D. Jernigan, pastorof IN A CITY WITH A FUTURE
Crawford, and a piano duet by
the church
sheriff-and each of these announces the revival
Mrs Hightower and James A. VENICE
expect commission enough to pay services will continue until FLORIDA

them about seven thousand dol- Hightower, jr. further notice. The public Is invited T
Jars per j Among those attending the affair Homesltet On Bay And Gulf Investment Propertl,, .

were: Acreage Farms Rentals
\\e have to have a superintendent
of public instruction at about =-r. and Mrs R. E Fields, J, T. DIES AT ENGLEWOOD ,

lour thousand. We have to havea Blalock Mr and Mrs M Cousins Funeral services were held last RICHARD H. GEDNEY

new' ichool board besides worldsof .1 Mr. and Mrs Bruce Rigby, Miss Sunday at Englewood for Robert

hued help. Nell Rigby, Mr. and Mrs. "'. L. J. Cash, 67, who died early Friday p.e9 s6ad REAL ESTATE ,Qeds

Are we in this end of the county Dunn, :'!r. and Mrs M Fay M\ers, morning: at his home at Point Comfort I Box 261

able und will it be of value enoughto Mrs Ben Dunn, Mrs. Alvin Jones, Theatre Phone lit

Ui to add the fifty thousand or Mrs! Gertrude Curry, Mrs A, L. J Building VeniuItl

more taxes to the already outstanding Blalock, Mrs Hder, Mrs Douglas

debt Arnall Miss Sue Talbot, the Rev. RALPH WILHELM

i Separation does not relieve us and Mrs. D. Campbell Crawford PLUMBING. HEATINGAND

.' of one penny of the alreadincur :'!r. and Mrs Jesse Hill, Mr and REPAIRS ht

led indebtedness Can we continue Mrs! J. A. Hightower and children "No Job Too Large, No Job
to pay annual payments to Reginald Zeigler, Mrs. Fen- Too Small"

Manatee county and Sarasota I ton, Captain and Mrs C. S. Alden, Venice 2315 Sarasota 70-542

'., county and then keep our own I Mrs D. F. Moore, Miss Bina Moore,

ship of state afloat and in good C C. Lowe, Mrs W V Blalock,
condition and Kenneth Blalock I
Whenever we create a bunch of

t new political offices they require Yours for
a slowing down of A
salaries far beyond 1a e
anything that
bureaucracy, for a
II. would have to be paid if such of- political powers and conservation
fices were filled b '
> hired and efficient in all lines,
help Xo clerk voy
1 of the court
T M.
SR.Edltor'a .
or other county official his
( Note--Mr. Wrede's
help anywhere near his own

salary, vet the hired help does the letter was written prior to ip- ....,.

I work. pearance of last week's Gore
I It we could break up this polit doller, but was received too late ,

ical ring and get a bill through' for publication). M. LANIUS Phone 2041 AUTHORIZED ERCOUPE DEALERS

our legislature allowing the hiring' Box 13, Venice VENICE 2551 P< ?. Bolt M1 SARASOTA 0VENICE

.; of qualified and efficient labor to

, take care of the business of our i ;

. 'I counties, hundreds of thousands FRYERS! FRYERS! CLASSIFIEDADS

t' of dollars could be saved for
!If 'I Yet, We Have Lots of Them
t taxpayers of our state
I agree that there are LIVE OR DRESSED lie eddtenal I word first II words 10 each
) ; many word. i
1 Call Us at 3379 list. Cash Minimum charge,
angles to this With Ad.
proposition but
let i for moro than an. rates
our Laurel resident and WE DELIVER limo 'd. insertion 01 the
the Venice ON Ads will b.
I't business man come out in the open 'I Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays the Monday.tole phon.with(2Mt) up to I over
1 and present some concrete figures LAUREL SHORES Vlrt'lOr Iy.) will remit paym.nt Prompt Every Day

and facts, and stop trying to do

19'1 things by agitation. That is what Poultry FarmAt I j jLOSTn..t : IsBeauty

will caused the last war and is what Th.the Trail Monmin, H Milo Place North, Just ol Off LOST
bring about the next. Laurel School DayFor
.cocker. f"mn'' spaniel l
t..n'enl. >e.
aM )
swan name r.1 river. An10 -A
"'ard. H. C. u.
Gord a. Schulte. Box 723. Punta
a + WANTED the woman who want hair
i GONDOLIER, every day of the week, wo suggest a Helene
P O. Box 632 TO BUY OR and
RENT for lieu Curtis permanent. Your hair will stay soft
if Venice, Florida InaV enice rPrefer Mr|
i. of rround. about an oser.uo ''ustrlou and all of the natural curl of your
Please send me THE VENICE GONDOLIER place Must b. reasonable"ln4 Improving will be enhanced by our kill In ttyllng. Then
for pay InOation ao In't
one lion. Would snap Give 'la no reason why ovary day cannot bs beauty
year rplaest
($2.50) Write hot .
-, six months Immediately, day. Phone today.
($1.50) Gondolier Venice. Box D, Venice 2971 for an appointment
or three months ($1)
(Check which) WANTED .

(All subscriptions must be paid In advance) Homes and Buildings' .


Address To More or Wreck

I Phone Inquire 2682 Club THOa. J. MCNEIL, I (Closed Saturday afternoon and all day Mondays dun* III

La Tonda, Vanlee E summer month)


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Bowlakade New CountyContinued Sons Join FatherIn

( from Page 1)) Summer Nokomis Firm

mer League the Gondolier came from many Bowling League NEW

others, Including several large Under the firm name of Boldt
Total property owners. and Sons, a Nokomis firm is now PHONENUMBERS
W L Pint Fiver Total engaged in offering a complete
Idea Teams W L Pins
till painting,
.. .. 1581 Among those who approved Venice Garage .___.. 1 6292 carpenter, plumbing and
---- : : 8758 creation Trailer Park .. ... ....?..... 4 8561 steel fabrication service to residents -
.f f 1284 of an investigating committee Blackburn ............m.. ..._.1 1 6071 of this district.
.- _- ------_f' 8181 were Robert S. Baynard, Palm Grill ._........,.............__.,6 I 6331 Fred Boldt telephone(Since the directory last ,Issuance several of the
undry _., __ ... 8 15(1 president of the Venice Land Co., NeMlewood ...... ............__._4 1 8275 a plumber for 25 Have been mid or numbers lI.tln"
._____.. f 8294I25S Albert Blackburn, of Laurel; PaulE. Bowlakade ...,??.................... .... 0 6005 years in Albion, Mich., before ory changed la not Next scheduled issue to of appear the direct.until
Results Monday night: ]Palm GrillTrailer coming here to do similar workat next
_._ ..I. Harrison, Washington defeated Blni J.nu.ry. You may have your
repre- kliurn a 1 to 1; the home or business
Venice telephone
last Tuesday night: Venice sentative of the Interstate Devel- Park defeated Bo..lakade. I to 0. Army Air Field dur- lilted herein .* nominal' coat number Call
aced Baptists. 3 to 0; Venice iesults last We'n..dRY. night: ing the war, is assisted by his sons, 2961 for further Information)
defeated La Tonda, S to O. opment Co., which has large holdings Girt Venice Shop Garage I to 1.AVERAGES defeated. I NuUe\\'ood O. F. Boldt a West Palm Beach Bowlakade ....?....._............ 2661 )
last night: Smitty' defeats in the Englewood district; and painting and Gondolier ........._................ 2961
a., 1 to li; Banker defeated H. N. Wimmers, Venice realtor. (Compiled by Miry Lou for carpenter contractor Green's Fuel ...... ... .??... 2372
tot. Other league secretary) nine years, and Fred Boldt, Jr. Post Office ....-.?_..?.__... 2604
AVERAGES typical comments came Adi rjan, Trailer ParkWomen's 130 Both Fred, Sr., and O. F. Boldt Smitty's 'Tavern ............. 2163
plied by Frank Raeburn, as follows: ,Dawes. V. Garage ..129 Taylor Hardware ....H....... 2892
league secretary) Fl oil. N."ew'Md, .. .. .128 are Nokomis home owners. Woodards
_111 GEORGE T. DEVLIN, Nokomis: Smith, Palm Orlll ....... ....._. ._._..121 Luncheonette. 3481It'
Venice "Sooner the better." Wr.le, Trailer Park ..... ... .. .122
V Laundry VUlllanw. aim Orlll ... .
enlce Food __________,.168 Mng.r, llnwlakade .. .. .... ... ... .113 117
SmlttyaBmltty' 16cod Wright, Blackburn .... ... ,. ..111
Venice 4
a .18Venice : Duke, NentlewuodMI ... r (
Food _.18 \ on, IIInek urn'. ,... .. ._... Smart to Look Your Best '
igel's .. ... .... .. .......151nke. government for a few .109
-- years we KlKby Venire Inrage . .
.. ...... _.___.16. .101
Surfs. A., Neutlewood .... .. Fashion dictates
La Tonda?._._._._._..I5t can get by until our county grows Nelson' Klackliurna ... .... .. ._,.108.106 clear skin, smooth a well-groomed look, fresh
__ unchlpped
Methodists .15. in \nlkrrt, nails, shining,
up population. Ulaikburna ....... .105 E
? orderly hair. Of
Methodists 16gel's Junes. Venice Garage ..104 course you want to look your
Ill 150 FRANK RAEBURN, Venice: By Putahy, Trailer Park .101 2 best! And it's easy once you discover our tip
La Tonda .. ,__,H' Ponder,
Trail!'r Park .
La Tonda .......___.__.14 e all means we should have our own Pratt Donlnkade ..... .. .....102.102 loveliness
th, V. Laundry ___.HS if the ('oicr, Palm Orlll .__ ,
county, Income .102
er, Baptlateenlce _..IU'' were suf Surla. M, aim Grill .. ...101 \ shampoo and set for only $4.75. Call 2603 for
Food __.14 2 ficient to finance it." Moore, Nentlewnod ...... ..100 an appointment.
all, V Laundry _..HIItty'a Smith, M, Venice
....__.__ .H..HO MR. AND MRS. RALPH G lurvnod Brwlakade Garage 81 ARCADE
Kaptlstabmltty _..__ _..HOTonda SIMPSON ,Torchlana, Bowlakade _..... 89 hi BEAUTY SHOP
_. ___.137 Venice: "Believe it Taeliurn, Pnlm Orlll "
87 Post Office/ Arcade
8nlllly'a ___ .__.11 7 would be beneficial for Venice and Jlnihard, \ence Garage U Venice
Bankers ....--- N. 135 niorMth, Boulakade .. d'_ 71 Temporarily Closed Monday and Thursdays
Methodists __ ,. -=.134 surrounding communities to form Lumlej. Nentlewuod 78
jgel'Bank..ra. __ ===11313Ptists i new county, as the business economic Staler, Blackburn'sHOLLYWOOD,_.. ... .. 77 k
.___ i!+vw.vw vwwyry'.. v v' wwvvy ,. .
.13 issues differ greatly from "!o .! .v. r V KSiKS&5SSS8S5SSSSSS3MEET
Hatlst 121 those of Sarasota"
blethodtets l ,___. .12 9 AND DRINK
Hell __..__...__..129I Inaccuracies I.jj
I lie)'* __,___..129ankon 4
_...... .1Y George Mitchell, county school Apartment-Hotel ::1 AT I
e, Methodists _..._..129 board trustee from this district, "SMITTY'S"t4
2 to 5.Room
Baptists __,12 Apartment t4
Venice Food e who will be succeeded by W. P Rooms for Transients
La Tortilla ..'d=.::==:m ee Hayes next Special Summer Rates I
e January, declared
th, V. LaundryM'UARDS____.12
there were several inaccuracies in VENICE 3594 : Here You'll Find Good Fellowship $

last week's story concerning crit- .. -- I
icism of the county board's policy I : As Well As Delicious, !!J

toward schools in this district. For Sale . : Frozen Summer Drinks ';
Mitchell particularly objected to FORD I'/z-TON /

the quoted statement that "thereis [STAKE BODY TRUCK J l

not even as much as a kinder GOOD TIRES ... SMITTY'S TAVERN 1 x

garten in Venice, even though Cor VENICE Nassau SALVAGE and Miami STORE Venice ii fwd AND PACKAGE STORE ,
Venice is the largest incorporated On the Trail, at Venice Venice
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*DIES ARK WELCOME "We don't have ANY kindergartens .I. ,
n 12 Noon le 12 Midnight in Sarasota county, not OPTIONAL WATER RATE
indiyit 1 p. m to a p m
> N..IIU St. J. r. Key, ], even in Sarasota city," Mitchell
Venice Prop. asserted, citing this as evidence (.,
that the "observer" quoted could To encourage the beautification of our city by making it possible for

"not be very familiar with our homeowners to water their lawns and gardens freely, yet without too great an
school affairs"It
EW HOURSowling was pointed out, however, expense, the City Council has authorized the Water Department to offer an (

that the point being made was "Optional Water Rate."

that NO school facilities of ANY
AlleysOpen kind exist in Venice-not even the To obtain this lower rate, as shown in the

lowest of educational units, which OPTIONAL RATESCHEDULE accompanying, table, the water user must
Daily in most progressive counties all
however, agree to pay a minimum of $3 per
p. m. to 11 p. m. over the nation is a "kindergarten. -
month him
." Per Month entitling to use 10,000 gallons,

One School Only let 4,000 Gals. $2.00 each month between now and next January 1,

Also objected to was the statement Next 6,000 Gals.' 1.00 Unless the water user specifically signs

Grill that "it cost less than $50,000to Each 1,000 Thereafter .15 up for the "Optional Water Rate", he will
local schools last
run year.
Open Dailyp. continue to be billed under the
This figure, it was learned,approximates EXTRA CONNECTIONS present rates.
m. toll p. m. the cost of operating the 1st 6,000 Gals. $1.00

(Serving "M.xlhot"Hlmburg. Venice-Nokomis high school alone (Minimum Charge) CITY OF VENICE

.""*, Cold and would not include the oper- Each 1,000 Thereafter .IS
Sandwiches, Coffee, ational costs of the other schoolsIn WATER DEPARTMENTNOTICE

Milk, Fruit Juice) this district.

Mitchell was invited to use the

columns of the Gondolier to reply, '

in his own words and in detail, to i
the criticism made of the school'

OWLAKADE set-up; here, but declined. (The offer -

still stands).

All Persons or Firms Contemplating Any Form of New Building, Remodeling

Alteration or Addition to Any Existing Building or Structure in

We Now Have On HandA Venice, and Any Repairs to Any Existing Building, Including Such Items as

Complete Stock of Painting, Plumbing, Electrical Work and Roofing, Together With the Addi-

Hammered-Finish, Metal tion of Any New Fixtures, Such as New Electric Stove and Heaters, Oil Tanks

and Gas (Oil or Green's Fuel) Tank, and Where the Repairs, Etc., are Over

OUS1 NUMBERSFor $25.00 in the Fire Zone and $50.00 Outside the Fire Zone, Should Secure a

Building Permit from the Building Inspector for Such Work Before Doingor

Stucco or Wood Homes Allowing Any Work To Be Done.


Per Numeral

e Also Have Metal DOOR KNOCKERS to Match HIRAM R. IDE,

Building Inspector

VENICE LUMBER CO. City of Venice

Phone 3161a
t Venice Avenue, Near .Seaboard Depot Venice 2tSt


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warned to get their building: per- AGREE
of $3.50, Under the "optional" work Tallahassee last week; Dan "
hours before In 3s
Water Rates set forth in detail In the Water mits at least Blocks Ts'Th,
the purchasing agent y
Page a started, or they face having D'Alemberte
. t (Continued from Page 1) Department advertisement on work stopped, with resultant inconvenience i for Florida institutions, announced Gull viApartmer4
of this weeks issue of the
the lower "optional" rate will three as well as having to that he and federal government
the 10,000 gallons
boost water consumption and thus Gondolier double fee"Bigger agents had agreed on a price of
would cost only $3.Further pay a
add to the water departments Job $11,200 for about $60,000 worth of 3 Rooms and B.6

revenue Saving Ide also reported that some Venice army hospital equipment
I Illustrating the saving that couldbe As usage increased, further savings have taken out permits desired by the state The equip- SUMMER RATFJ

Y'. affected by signing up for the would result, inasmuch as the for persons$1,000 worth of work, "and ment was used by the army in $50 Mon :
pointed out, charge 1,000 gallons, over the10000gallon "
"optional" rate they per
with $5,000 Job.
j1 figure, would be then gone ahead a the old Florida Medical Center P. 0. Box 103,
a person who used 10,000 gallonsof authorized him to ypy
I month only 15c 1,000 under the "op- The council here while Venice Army Air Field 0'
water per on one con- per stricter enforce- Phone
e I nection would pay, under the regular tional rate, as compared to 25c start immediately was In operation during the war Venice 2111
ment of the building
r rates, $2 for the first 4,000 under the old rate.
asked by
R. Sugden Tilley was
gallons and 25 cents for each of In connection with the building 1-------
detailed *
the next 6,000 gallons, or a total permit situation, Hiram R. Ide, plan the council concerning to submit possible a institution ALPHA INSTITUTE OF MUSIC

X recently appointed city building ; of a retirement system, as 325 Laurel St. Sarasota Groveland Avty
Inspector, told the council:
better for city em-
well as pay
Dye Apartments "During the last week, Ixe had ploves, after he had submitted a
Wttt Venice AVI at Nassau Ct to go out and jack up several parties letter urging the city to do something -
VENICE who have done considerablework line.
l along
1, $35 to $45, Furnished
without having taken out
C L. Dodd, consulting engineerof
Phone 2715 permits Sarasota, was asked to meet
Mn B. J. ,
Dy Manager should bee FREE IA
. '1 1-< "I everyone I i with fees the council due him August 5 to discuss !I

I A Privilege to Live In Florida Aldens to Build

A Distinction to Live In Venice On Circuit RoadWith
Fora Name for Our New
Clyde V Higel, Venice
H. N. WIMMERSRealtor contractor in charge, work on aonestory Beauty Salon, To Be
concrete block residencefor

Captain C. S. Alden on Circuit Opened Soon on Miami
f" road, Nokomis, is due to start as
soon as materials can be obtained

Where the Tjmliml Trail Meets the Open Gulf Captain and Mrs. Alden are
l 11' are now residing at the Gulf View CONTEST CLOSES AUGUST
apartments in Venice. They recently -
purchased the Nokomis
'Ii H 1111111111111111111111111 property, which has a 400-foot Person Submitting the Best Name (in the opnrl

For Sale frontage on Circuit road and runs of the judges, whose decision shall be w|
to the Inland Waterway.
will be given a $15 Permanent Wave !0rI.

Electrolux $49.50 RATE INCREASE
VACUUM CLEANER-With Attachments :
Western Union telegraph rateson
Bend DeLuxe
1. HOME LAUNDRY $142.50: intrastate messages will Increase -

Drop.Leaf SET4 Chair. $29.50 10 per cent, starting at 12:01a. : MAIL YOUR NAME SUGGESTION TO-
BREAKFAST Newly Refinished m. tomorrow, Mrs. H. N. Wim-
Venice Salvage Store mers, Venice agent, was notified "Contest", Box 204, Venice, 1\

yesterday. A similar boost pre- Lucll. Blalock TrlxliMil
Cor. Nassau and Miami VENICE viously had been put into effectin

'\ . H other states

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Reservations Now Being Accepted

l 'r: ptrfe ufcrntr Apartments

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I. Each Unit Contain
Living Room, Bedroom (Twin bed), Dinette Kitchenette and Bath


4 Blocks to Calf of Mexico and Fine Bathing Beach

3 Blocks to Business Section _

2 Blocks to Tourist Entertainment
and Shuffleboard Court.

Rates and Further Details Upon Request:


I S. Baynard

Frank' D. R