Venice gondolier
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00079934/00026
 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: August 9, 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: UF00079934:00026
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Succeeded by: Gondolier (Venice, Fla.)

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No-Vel Post No. 159 of the American ;

Legion is sponsoring a Community Fish Fry and Dancein

ECOND HALF and Venice on Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 1946, UTILITY TAX. SIDETRACKED

t barely nosing out the WHEREAS the City of Venice on that day will be Plans to institute a 10 per cent utility tax in Venice, to

odists and Smitty's for host to hundreds of out-of-town visitors raise an estimated $6,000 per year, were dropped temporarilyby

place honors, the Venice the city council last Tuesday night during a four-hour

1 Shop five last night won THEREFORE I, Clyde V. Higel, Mayor of the Cityof meeting that attracted a "standing room only" audience to

second half championshipthe Venice, hereby request co-operation of all citizensof the council chambers in the city hall.

Venice Bowlakade'ssummer this in After a lengthy discussion of'
community this affair and urge all business
bowling lea- the city's entire financial situation
5 The Food Shop fived houses of Venice to join in the day's observance. the council decided insteadto McNEIL TO GET

up with a record of make an effort to tighten up

ames won, 6 lost, one gamed CLYDE V. HIGEL, MayorCity on the granting of homestead ex

of the other two teams. of Venice emptions. The city attorneys, La- GARBAGEJOB

i result, next Tuesday at mar and J. T. Rose, were requestedto

p. m., on the'Bowlakade alleys give the council a written opinion
Lowest of three bidders, ThomasJ.
enice Food quintet will meetce as to

Laundry, first half winners, Horse Racing Added to 1. Whether persons who reside McNeil was awarded a one-
I year garbage collecting contract,
match to decideh
three-game in their homes for only
to start September 1, by the city
is the top kegling squad in I brief portions of the year, and
Labor Day Program council at its meeting last Tues
ity. rent them out for several months,
day night.
Captains To Meet can properly claim homestead
I Horse racing in the morning; aerial stunts, boat races, field exemption on the property, McNeil offered to collect gar '

7:30: p.m. Tuesday, captains events and a big fish fry on the beach in the afternoon, and a dance and, bage three times a week in the
[ll teams in the men's league I residential section and daily except
in the evening will comprise the major features of the big Labor Day 2. Whether only that portionof
meet at the Bowlakade to dis- I celebration to be staged in Venice Monday, September 2, by No-Vel a building actually resided Sunday in the business district
plans for a new league, saidk for $3,435 a ($66 per
I Post No. 159 of the American Legion. In by the owner la all he can year
Raeburn, league secretary.
General Chairman Boyd Sharp I claim exemption for.
xpects play in the new loop I EXAMINATIONS
yesterday announced the day's (Mayor Clyde V. Hlgel declared
art the following week. I Attention of all Venice elecstriclans a
program would start at 10:30: a.m. MEET MONDAY NIGHT that in some cases, for instance,
least two more squads, renting and ll calledto
with horse racing just off East I Commander Thomas Wrede, the owner actually lives in a gar plumbers
Adrian's Auto Court
the City of Venice advertisement -
the Venice avenue, between the Tam- Jr., urges all members of No-Vel age apartment and rents out his
Club toy
which on Page 3,
iamf Trail and the Seaboard Rail- Post No. 159, American Legion, home proper. In other Instances, appears
for admittance to the new announcing tentative dates set
way tracks. to attend the group's meeting, he said, the owner only occupiesa t
e, making it a ten-team af- for their craft examinations.With .
to be held In Community Hall, small portion of his home, yet
It is expected that under such "From then on, Sharp promised, approval of the city council
Venice, at 8:30: p.m. next Mon claims exemption for the entire
t-up four teams would play "there'll be never a dull moment. Hiram R. Ide, city build
uesday nights, two on Wed- This is No-Vel post's first public day. Principal' business to betaken property.) ing Inspector, announced this

ay nights, and the remain- event and we hope to make it a up will deal with prepara. Mayor Higel declared "we only week that no 1947 occupational''
for the big Labor Day
Continued on Last Page) day that will be long remembered have about a dozen homes In Ven- licenser will be Issued to matter -
celebration and fish fry, Wrede
with pleasure by not only our ice that pay operational taxes." or jounrneymen electriciansor
Station To Be said. He plans to call meetingsfor
own people of Venice, Nokomis, During the discussion, Walden plumbers unless they hold a
Monday night between
New Location Osprey, Englewood and Laurel, every Taylor, Sarasota manager of "certificate of proficiency." The
now and Labor Day.
li September 1 but by hundreds of visitors we ex- (Continued on Last Page) ruling does not apply to helpersor

.(Continued on Last Page) I apprentices.week .
fective September 1, Wolf's Stancil and Potts

clair! Service station at the Now ). A. B. Childers asked $75:
Garage OpenLatest
Jhwest corner of the Tamlami NEW COUNTY NAME SUGGESTIONSNAME per week and Walter R. Wheeler

Ul and Venice avenue will be addition to the fastgrowing wanted $74.50.McNeil .

new Venice bus station, it NAME Suggested By Venice business district is the agreed to permit the

disclosed this week. Stancil and Potts Garage, now open city to withhold $16 a week until

e Tamiami Trailway busses or Lemon ................... Fred J. Kruea, for business in the remodeled Teal the end of the year, to insure sat

many months have stopped at Englewood. building at 225 West Miami ave isfactory performance of the work.
the 'Fountain of Youth' for
building on the corner of the which DeSoto was supposed to be Two Ordinances

"II 1 and Milan avenue, two searching is, it is claimed, locatedin nue.H.. L. Stancil and R. L, Potts, The council adopted two important

:ks south of Venice avenue. this section-at present being owners of the garage, are equip- ordinances, one providingstiff
called 'Warm Salt Springs'. penalties for removing or
i Marjory Adorjan has been ped to handle all types of general

ing as Venice bus agent. Gulf .......................................... Pfc. James R. Fox automotive and tractor repairing damaging plants in city parks or
Fort McClellen, Ala.Editor's (Continued on Page 3)
the change is being made, It Note Sorry-but there as well as electric and acetylene

f explained, for two reasons. already( is a Gulf: County in Florida welding. A complete line of parts Venice Man Dies
k the and accessories will be stocked.
new stop will be more )
trally Although residents of the Bee Auto AccidentW.
located and closer to the VeniccMyakkaPalmer .................... Mrs. G. Conover In
district of Sarasota countyfor
mess district
and, second, Carl Venice
|", who has the past few months, both men A. Brown, 69, who recently

resumed operationhe ...._..........................:..Herman A. Myers had previously been wellknownhere opened a millwork shop in con
service station, had the bus Watch Hill, R. I. Lumber
tacy before he went into the' having worked for the Cone junction with the Venice

y In 1942. Novel...................................... J. Dempsey, and Manly Construction companyin company on Seaboard avenue, was
Venice. 1943 when that firm was build- reported killed yesterday in an

already have the Novel Am- ing the Venice Army Air Field automobile accident near Live
erican Legion Post, which em-
WeatheR braces the veterans of the same runways and streets. Potts came to Oak.Authorities
towns which will form the new Florida from Mississippi in 1941, reported Brown met

county; what better memorial to while Stancil arrived in this state death when the car being drivenby

""TURES RAINFALL the living and dead veterans of" from northern Georgia two years his son, William R. Brown, of
"rt High Low inches Venice and its sister earlier. Both have settled their Starke, overturned on U. S. High

oUlly I _recorded.. -___.fo_710.00..0.10It Copeland.................................,. John P. Wright, families here in homes on Grove- way 19 seven miles east of Live

et : -,..- ... ..84 71..0.00 Venice did whole lot land Avenue, in the Edgewood Oak. The son escaped with minor
uet :: "The late senator a
: t
I ----.91 730.00uet for Sarasota county, and particularly district. injuries.SUBSCRIPTION
It '-__--19 71--0.00 Venice and Nokomis, and the

us1 : '::--___f4 01 77.0.0e 150.00 adoption memorial"of his name would be a

11 -_92 77..0.00Tide fitting ORDER

Tarpon ................................... Sarah S. Wright. 11

VINICI INLET Haven ..................................?.. Catherine Whitaker, P. O. Box 632,
(Punt. Rasa Correction) Leicester, N. C. Venice, Florida.

.lte.An,. I _"_ f:460 HI' *m. IJJ owAug Pu Gondola ...................................Venice.John L. Chenault, Please send me THE VENICE GONDOLIER for one

".. 10 11 _Z. inaot 6:11p.m.':Ua..... Beach ........................................Mrs.Nokomis.T M. Wrede, Sr. year ($2.50) ---, six .months ($1.50) -.

Au" : .fltam.11:20a.m.: 7:19p.m.IHa.m.: Richard H. Gedney Venice real estate or three months ($1)
Inasmuch as
":Mp m 7:46p.m.: (NOTE: "the most suitable name for the (Check which)
< for
Au,. 13 : : 18a.m.; : : man who offered $25 as is a Dot prize expected to return from hiss vacation (All subscriptions must be paid In advance)
":41pm.: 1,11p.m. proposed Dew county, until that
to be
". Au 11 entries will continue
if, 1a.m. TOIam.: I date Just mail 15, estion In to The Gondolier, P. O. Box 632, Name
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Ota.ni.: (1a.m.. Venice.)
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Vacation Bible Pool Contest To LEAVING

I VENICE GONDOLIER Start At K Club Kathleen Wright of V( L I
I"I School To Start leave for Akron, 0 *
do with/ word but I will set-
not agree a you say, nesday for
19A Jimmy Keys, owner of the K a two
defend with my life your right to say it,"-VOLTAIRE Monday, August there with motel\ \
Club, 111 North Nassau street, relatives, Her! '
Published every Friday Editorial and business office, 314 West Vacation Bible school, to run announces a 50-point straight pool in-law.Mrs. Rebecca WJ1
I Florida P, O. Box 682 Telephone Venice 2961 Monday, ron who
Venice Avenue Venice for two weeks starting contest, on an elimination basis, has been VIIJ
August 19, will be held at the Ve- will be conducted at his establish- here, will return
i Entered at aecond.cla.. matter June 6, 1946, at the post office north titbit
I at Venice, Florida, under the Act of March 3, 1879. nice-Nokomis Methodist church, It ment in the afternoons next week.

Subscription rates: One year, $2.50; six months, $1,CO; three was announced yesterday by the Play will start at 2 p.m. next Mon
..1 month $1. Classified advertising rate 2 centa per word, flrat 20 Rev H Mauriece Felton, pastor
I words: 1 cent per word for each additional word. The school will be conducted day.A special prize will be awardedto "3/ Blocks To The IIII''l

CARROLL H. WILLIAMS __.___ Editor and Publisher from 9 am to 11 am Monday the winner of the contest. Entrants Gulf
: View
through Fridays during the two- may sign up at the K Club

I giving up and heading for the week period, with all children of now, Apartments

nearest telephone. Just then a \\oice the community, between the ages 3
I T.I l. M ] Identifying itself as the police radio of three and 11, invited to attend,i -and Bad

ByC.H.W. operator at WRPJ, Owensboro, Ky, Mrs J. T. Blalock, superintendent RALPH WILHELM SUMMER RATES
; AAA ow%_ came over his auto radio. The of the children division of the :
Kentucky station, about a thous- church, will be in charge of the -
\ou been lazy or something' AND REPAIRS -
I''f! '' asked a friend, mildly reproachful. and miles away, but out of the Bible school.Funeral, I "No Job Too Large, No Job P. 0. Box (OjTVenltior
'" storm area, had no difficulty con- Too Small"
"I more'n usual
Venice 2315 Sarasota 70642 Venice 2111
tacting both Gerry and the sherriff' Held for
tam \\'h%, no'" we denied the charge,
I office, so they relayed his VMrs
, a. *
t Why? Mrs. J. A. Denison
message for him .
No Mulligan lately," he replied :
j succinctly, "Not that I J. A. Denison of Stevenson,
Quite a bit of business and real EXPERIENCED
l' missed it," he added hastily, justas Ala, a winter resident of Venicefor PLUMBERS
estate activity going on, some of
we began to explain that Mulligan many years, died August 1 in
which is not be
quite ready to announced -
had been a hospital at Chattanooga, Tenn.,
4 non-appearance in detail. Such as the reported "Dependable Plumbing That Will Stand Inspect] |
due to lack of space, rather than following a long illness. Funeral
sale of the Albee home, a
I services were held last Sunday
otiosity on our part. Nokomis showplace, to a Wisconsinman J. J. Joe
: So this week we'll try to catchup and another at Hagerstown, Md ( ) G. L (Kin)
change in own-
a ership of the She was a member of the Ven- JOSSART
r Hollywood Apart- KINCAIDMohler
ice-N'okomis Methodist church and
ments One thing we can men-
I Lessee maybe we'd better tion definitely, though: Paul Gold- had been quite active in church Bldg Temporary
gk t start by reporting we've receiveda enstein, Venice music teacher, and civic circles in both Stevenson 313 W. Venice Ave. Phon
picture post card from "Carraig plans to open a complete music and Venice. I VENICE till

It l'F Dhubh Acliath, Eire." It was unsigned store at 307 West Venice avenue, She is survived by her husband,
.t! but must have been from about September 1. He'll call it the J, A. Denison; a son, J. V Deni- ---- --- --

Vernon G. Beattie, Venice real estate "Alpha Music Shop," and plans to son of Venice who went north for I
;fl.+ man, who left here several stock not only musical instruments the funeral; two daughters, Mrs. Reservations Now

, weeks ago for a vacation in Ireland of all kinds, but radios, phonographs John Blair of Stevenson and Mrs.I Being Accepted .:

And Frank Green, our records, etc, .Two or Hunter McClintic of Charleston, Valencia W' ',r
, Subscriber No 1, who has beenvacationing three other big deals rumored on \V. Va, and a grand-daughter, i e+

'. In New York and is the fire, too ..Including contem Rose Mary Denison.
" now at Kent, Ohio, coders if his plated construction of a block ol Il
man friends here have forgotten about 20 houses here by an out-

1" I' him ahead}'. Not one letter has he side contractor. ,And inquirieswere eventually pick Contest closes 432 Armada Road South

}. I received since he left, he lamented made of city officials this' next Thursday, August IS, and VENICE, FLORIDA

in a note to a friend here this week by two ex-G.h'a as to whether they announce there is no limit on REDECORATED
, week. But we can assure him he'll they would be the number of
permitted to names one person Each unit contains living room, bedroom (twin beds), Dinette |
get warm welcome when he returns build a drive-in restaurant a la may submit. Also, men are wel- kitchenette and bath

about September 1. And Sarasotas "Smack" on the westside come to send in their name suggestions Write DAN D, OPRISIU, Box 218, Venice Florida

speaking of subscribers, may we of the Trail opposite the (They can give the

report we now have one (Joe Dixon-Wheeler garage now being permanent to friend wife, or their

I't I I Henault) in Alaska, and another constructed. (Council told City gal friend, if they win.) INVEST IN A CITY WITH A FUTURE
1 one (Mrs L F. Berical) in Tucson, Building Inspector Hiram R, Ide

k Ariz. The Gondolier sho' do to give them the "go ahead" sign, PAINTING DECORATING VENICE FLORIDA
get around. so far as the city is concerned) ,

'.' I Chief of Police Gerry Pestotnik e s e Homesitea On Bay And Gulf Investment Properel-

'j gets around, too, that is, Ma Lucile Blalock and Trixie Nel- Acreage Farms Rentals

radio, anyway. Like for instance son are all set to open their new
I one stormy day a couple of weeks beauty salon at 223 West Miami RICHARD H. GEDNEY
: .
r ago Gerry, cruising in his
f patrol avenue. Trouble is their new
J ;,r car, had an important message to equipment hasn't arrived yet. Expect R.q s4s.d REAL ESTATE 134dGs6
i. give the sheriffs office In Sarasota it any time, now, though Box 261 PhonlU11Theatre !
;, 'I'r just 18 miles away But call after Meanwhile, they're still seeking a
. s Building Venice, FUjf
i call brought no response, due to name for the shop, with a $15 e
jai the disturbed atmospheric conditions permanent wave going to the first +i4 U. *+ ++lll *jg|

f: Gerry was on the verge of person suggesting the name they F, M. LANIUS Phone 2049
., i :iI B ox 13, Venice

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-.t .t, 1' A Privilege to Live In Florida I CLASSIFIEDADS VENICENOKOMISBANK

f,' '' I II A Distinction to Live In Venice

I f'; : do a word first J. word, lo Itch
H. N. WIMMERS additional word ,
Minimum Charge, VENICE, FLORIDA
10.: Cash with Ad. Special rates
for mon thin cm Insertion of the
Realtor ante id Ads will be accepted over "WE INVITE YOUR ACCOUNT"
the telephone (2D81) UP *" p. mvertieer ,
Thursday, with understanding Id.

m VENICE FLORIDA Iy.) will remit payment prompt. I Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corp

T* Where the Tamlaml Trail Meets
the Open Gulf
rt t ''T3V FOR SALE $5000 Maximum For Each Depositor Insurance 5000

ADlhS Mi t.n' bicycle. .:;j, Mr.,
r AUx Murphy, Venice Pout Offli, I


(I A NICE INCOME and free drviwii
I yoU, .howln' and ,
I X.w York dr. r Fix InCorm_
etlon write Modern %
I Manner po,
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work 0' aliklndsof. ,
Phone, Contact 2603. Band%llonllomer"entee.rlow.ro tak.n car e.

eaion I or 6 room
cottage or house
d A Standard Oil Product In 0' Venlc.Iround.Prefer Don't about mind Vn Improving acre of pl.e. Must b.
Made Of Genuine Rubber On 2-Ply Cotton Cord I pay Lion. nnatlon Would like prices reasonable snapshot, Give of II dll..lp can't_
Writ I
Immedlately, Box B, Venic e
SO-Foot 25-Foot Gondolier, Venice.WANTED .
$7.50 $3.95

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Houses and BuildingsOF

or Wreck
412 East IRCOUM
Venice Ave. Near
Seaboard Depot Venice 2632 Phone 2682, VENICE 2651 lO. Box lilt SARASOTA 110I |
Inqulr. Club La Tonda" Venice VENICE

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GARBAGE JOB inlet district of the city In the

business zone, as well as the lots
(Continued from Page 1) on the north side of Miami ave- Venice BowlakadeSummer

parkways and the other re- nue between Nokomis avenue and LeagueFINAL A TRUE STORYEVERY

ID' certain sections of the city. Nassau street. It becomes effectivein

ffective immediately persons 15 days.
damaging or removing STUCCO BUILDING
Eddy Appointed WATERPROOFEDWhen
shrubbery or anyt
s, Teem W
L Pins
growth from city property Appointment of Thomas Eddy to Venice Food .. .. .15 8 15,925 one considers waterproofing materials he naturally thinksof
_j be subject to a $25 minimum succeed J. E. Edwards as city Smltty's .14 J 15,301 asphalt or oil, and not of powder and cement base paints

|$300 maximum fine, or 90 days street foreman was confirmed by i Methodists ... .... .. H T 15,07 which are mixed with water and have very little waterproofing
both.he the council. He will receive $1,920' Venice Laundry .. ...II) 11 14,929 value. It is just as important to seal and protect the sidewalls of
jail, or tankers .......... ... .... ..10 Jl 14,649 a building as it is the roof, and it must be seen that paints which
rezoning ordinance's prln- per year. Edwards, now county La Tonda .... ....... ... .... .. 9 12 14,761 are not practical for roofs cannot be practical for stucco side-
I changes placed the Venice superintendent of roads and Baptist ............ ..................... .. A 15 14,435 walls. When oil paints are applied over stucco they usually
bridges, appeared at the meetingto H Igels ......................... .. 6 15 14393 check and scale-which means considerable effort and expense
offer his co-operation in aiding Results this week: Methodists defeated in removing the scales before the next paint Job can be applied.
Venice with its street problems. Venice Laundry 3 to 0, lllKcl When cold water paints, cement washes, etc. are applied they
BOWLFor Chief defeated Venice Food, i to 1, Smltty's provide little else than clor. Insul-Mastic which contains asphalt -
of Police
Gerry Pestotnikand defeated La Tonda, 2 to 1, Bankers or oils for waterproofing, provides this protection, as wellas
Mayor Clyde V. Higel were defeated Baptists, 2 to 1. a permanent color, and will not check or scale. Thousands of
authorized to check into the cost AVERAGESCompiled expensive stucco buildings are being destroyed annually by ter-

of placing a concrete pedastal ( League by Secretary Frank Raeburn) mites and dry rot, simply because the wooden framework is allowed -

FUNGet "stop and go" sign in the middleof J. r : y' ... .. .. 172 to absorb moisture through the stucco. While exterminators -
the intersection of the Tamiami Jones, 1'etI; Food ..... : : :: ::: : :::170 generally apply their germicides underneath a building, the
J'snart. Venice Laundry .. ... .170 sidewall studs
Trail and Venice avenue. Chief \MlllamHelilce Foal :: :: : :::::.165 window and door frames are often left in a damp
0., turwwKl, Smlttj"'s .... ....... condition These damp, dark places are breeding spots for ter- 1
Pestotnik urged Installation of Win, Hankers :: :: : =:JX.'o. mites and dry rot. Termites have been
the signal 111",1'0 ... ... .,. ...... ..... ..169 ed known to travel over treat-
as a means of slowing Fenton, ]i lgel's ............._.,.... .. ... .........19: material after the odor has left it, to reach these damp spots.
down traffic on the Trail. .. ilerrlttenlce Food. ..155 They will not remain in a dry side wall.
U. Puke La Tonda ....... ... .... ..........10:
U.luk.. ., .Methodistsr 150 THE PRODUCT ITSELF-
T. \\ MithodlstsCuykindull ..... .. .149 INSUL-MASTIC is a heavy oil base
4 Venice Laundry ..H8 semi-plastic material avail-
('raw ford BaptlHtsHetrli ..........._ .148 able in beautiful pastel shades. The basic ingredients are the same
1 'h, La Tonda ...................... ..,USI. in quality as those used in high grade paints. In the scientific
V. Bioweth, Venice Laundry .US
Cast.1, linkerslielcler .... .. .. .. .. ...114 research for a practical surfacing material for stucco and cement -
up a party and come In Baptists ,..,.. .. 114 the chemists developed uniform drying in Insul-Mastic
.. .... ..
Smith Venice Fond U3
which makes
or In afternoon or evening' of aK Barbour La Tonda ... ... 143 it possible to be applied in an amazing thickness
Birdsong, Methodists .142 heretofore considered unobtainable. The patented formula con-
|un and healthful exercise. Ponder, Bankers ... .. .141 tains, also, a penetrating oil similar to that used In removing
A mail liaptlstslakli ... ................ .. .. .. .140 nuts from rusted bolts which
')', Venice Laundry.. ... ....140 automatically penetrates deeply
OPEN 1 P. M. TO 11 P. M. tiuhurn, Smlttys .... ... .139 and seals the pores of cement or stucco while the heavier mater-
lam'hit. Bankers ..... .............13S ial protects it from weathering. Insul-Mastic welds itself how-
Rich SmlttvK ......... .. .. .. ......135 to ,
CLUBLADIES Unlock, Methodists .. .. ..,?. ..ta5 ever, glass or metal with equal tenacity. It is available in two
VENICE Nelson, Baptists ... .. "'_' ..134 consistencies heavy super mastic which is applied approxi-
ARE WELCOME Edge, Bankers ...... . .132 16
Open 12 Noon to 12 Midnight Duvall La Tonda ... .. ... _"..132 mately times as thick as paint and a lighter mastic which is
BOWLAKADE Sundays 1 p. m. to a p.m. ('. \\'red. Methodists ... .. ..... .. .131 sprayed on about 8 times as thick as a coat of oil paint. An additional -
North Nassau St. J. F. Keys, Clnir, lllgels l ........_.. ..... .. ..._ ......131 coating of flake mica is usually sprayed into the fresh
Vonce., Prop. Hrnhard. Kmltty's ..... 130
Iminas.. Venice Fond ... .. .128 mastic-producing a beautiful scintillating effect which deflects
J. TUnr.'h'onl..e Laundry. .1.8McNeil heat and provides a protective coating against dirt and weathering -
La TunllI .126
Stephens Baptists .12:; Since the material is much too heavy and tacky to brush on,
I it is applied by special high pressure spraying equipment and

SMITTY'SCOCKTAIL forms a durable and permanent armor to give a building a long
lasting surface.


As painting is a fixed expense which must be figured on a basis
of maintenance cost per year it is to the homeowner's advantage
to consider a material that will give him the greatest number a .
W L Pine of service at the lowest possible cost. Insul-Mastic does this
Trailer Park ...... ...................3 0 1769 years
PACKAGE STORE WILL REMAIN OPEN Wolfs Service .".. .. ... ...2 1 1840 for him-as the weatherometer tests indicate that paint jobs
Venice Garage ............... ,,2Xistlewucicl 1 1381 cost approximately four times as much over a ten year period.In .
10 a. m. to 7 p. m. Weekday 1 to 7 P. m. SundaysSmitty's ..............,.............1 2 1614 the brushing on of paint into a building the labor cost is esti- '
Uowlakadu ...... ..........?_. ..__t 2 133 mated to be about 85 per cent of the job, and the material cost ,
1'ttlm Grill .._..._____ .....0 3 1407 is 15 per cent. The reverse is true of Insul-Mastic which is applied -

Tavern Results this week Trailer Park defeated by a heavy duty spray gun with a quarter inch hole in the ,' 1
nozzle. With this of the material cost is 85
Paint Grill, I to 0Vol: ', Sin- type equipment per-
125 South Tamiami' Trail VENICE clair Service defeated Nestlenood Gift cent and the labor 15 per cent. Thus you pay for material mainly,
Shop 2 to 1, Venice Garage defeated and not for labor when you buy an Insul-Mastic Job. With all
Uoulakade, 2 to 1.AVERAGES. stucco surfaces, especially those of a rough texture there is an !..
advantage in using a spray gun rather than a brush as this insures -
(Compiled by Mary Lou Raeburn, a uniform coverage. In applying Insul-Mastic it is not so
League Secretary) important to fill the caves or holes in the rough stucco since
Mianlej, Trailer Park __.__.. .150
KcHigler\ Venice Garage ::-::::.......:....:::.113 the penetrating oils waterproof the pores far into the cement.
Hartmim Venice Garage .... _.._.__.141 (Insul-Mastic is washable, but should a customer desire to clean
The Hull NeBtlewood: ..........._,...._..,.. ._128
\Uorjun, Trailer Pork ........____.124 his building if dirt or fungus should appear on it, or to changethe
U arren, Buwlakada,,... .. ... .... color at any time, a very thin coat of oil paint may be sprayedover
Duke, \eatlewuod .....,...... .... ....
PALM BEAUTY SHOP Curwoodulls ::[?.?:}? IIi the mastic.)
Paves Wulf's .""" .."" ". FACTS ABOUT CRACKS
1'dtaliy, Trailer i'ark ... ... .. ..
Ullllams, Paint Orlll ..._....._.."..__.114 AND THE PAINT PROBLEMThe
208 St. Augustine Ave. \ use of dry powder and cement paints prohibits the proper
\\ > treatment of cracks with caulking compound since the oil in

Venice the compound will bleed through them. Therefore it is customaryto
A.1 ,, 1f!. fill the cracks with cement-a very unsatisfactory treatmentas

WILL BE CLOSED \\' 99 97 98 has they no elasticity will open as up has in a caulking short time compound due to the fact that cement

During the Month of Palm Grill .. EXPANSION
Cooper Adrian, Palm Cirlll: ;::::" ,,:,.::..:.:::::::: : SHOULD BE TAPED

AUGUST 1 Lunilev kmkdiilull, Nentlenood, Venice ,.Garage<.....:::: 82 There are three types of cracks that appear in stucco buildings-

Llndahl, Boulakude ... ... hairline, structural and expansion. INSUL-MASTIC effectively
Uueliurn, Palm: Grill .. ,:. :.::::::::: n bridges hairline cracks when the building is sprayed. The real
Crary, Venice Garage ?..?..,,__.._. 71
KulHer lluwlukade.. .........._._.._ 80 headache to the home owner is the expansion crack since his
building has no expansion Joints as has a cement sidewalk. '.
INSUL-MASTIC creates an expansion joint out of an expansion
crack by first filling it with caulking compound, then coveringthis
with an open mesh tape which is in turn given a heavy
coverage of mastic. This process preserves the life or resiliencyof
the caulking compound. It cannot be accomplished with paints
NOTICETO since two coats are less than 1/1000 of an inch thick and cannot
conceal the tape nor seal down the tape edges. An InsulMasticjob
includes caulking and sealing around door and window

ELECTRICIANSOf casings as well. Should a crack so treated open up again due to
expansion or movement of the building, no leak will occur-even
FloridaBy though the mastic may crack at the tape edge-as the whole
Venice, area on either side of the crack is well covered by the tape.
THE INSUL-MASTIC family is a national organization reach-

authority of the council of the City of Venice, Florida, examinations ing from coast to coast. Its dealers are men who know various

for Master Plumber and Journeyman Plumber will be held under direction ofthis cement requirements and stucco of same.construction Insul-Mastic requirements Jobs include and waterproofing many public

office about October 25, 1946, and for Master Electrician and Journeyman and commercial buildings, schools, churches and thousands of

Electrician about September 21, 1946. homes throughout the country.

No occupational license for any of the above will be issued by the City Your local dealer has applied over 600 jobs In St. Petersburg

of Venice for the 1946-47 year (starts October 1, 1946) unless the individualholds during the past 6 year of service. Call on him for free estimates *

a certificate of Proficiency in the above trades. ItINSUL-

Further detail a* to the scope and actual time of the examinations t may

.be. secured ,from the Building Inspector. -MASTIC COMPANY


Building Inspector,
City of Venice. 218 South Link Av*. Phone Sarasota 2107

Phone 3161 SARASOTA


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x l Pan 4 VENICE: GONDOLIER Friday, AttgI

LABOR DAY ments made thus far by Sharp are UTILITY TAX BOWLERSContinued
the following: ( from Page 1)

(Continued from Page 1) Fish fry, "Monk" Howard. (Continued from Page 1)) tag four on Thursday nights.
I Gorda,I Dance, Eddie McCracken and Green Fuel, told the council his
pect from Sarasota, Punta Final week of play in the league -
Arcadia and other Florida communities H. P. Kuykendall.Field firm was not attempting to oppose that has just ended taw Jud

," events, Dick Rich. adoption of a utility tax by Ven- Curwood of Smitty's, pacing him-
ice, but did ask that if such a tax
Sharp also announced that Lamar Transportation, Walter Wheelerand self with a 221 game last Tuesday

Rose, Punta Gorda Legion- Doug Arnall.Procurement were imposed, it apply to fuel oil, night, zoom to the top spot In Individual ,
I John A. Johnston. as well as his company's product. averages, winding up''
naire and Venice city attorney, has
Horse racing, Richard Curry. To Attack Tax with a 172 mark.Meanwhile I
offered to donate the use of his I Raeburn.
Refreshments, Frank
mobile loud-speaker for the dayto Later in the discussion, Taylor play in the new
Greased pig and greased pole
furnish music and make announcements Morris Curry and Buster Blackburn warned the council that a state women's bowling league got under

} It will be operated wide court attack upon the constitutionality -, way this week, with the Venice
either by Lamar or his brother, of utility taxes, suchas KNOXKERRJARS
Bay Trailer Park, winners of the
John T Rose. No-Vel 'post's com- I hare been adopted by several
mander, Tommy Wrede, acceptedthe It Is estimated that there are Florida cities recently, is plannedby competition, leaping into first With Lid

offer with thanks. now '56,000,000 radio sets in the liquid fuel distributors. place with a 3 to 0 victory over Qts. Pint !% Piny

I Among the committee appoint- United States. Palm Grill last Monday night. CANE No. 2's
J __ I After Mrs. Helga! Roess-Siede, and Nap
city clerk, reported payment of Mr and Mrs. H. P. Kuykendall, Galvanized
J I i f P. 0. BOX 42 NOKOMIS, FLA. current bills would virtually exhaust sponsors of the Trailer Park squad, Galvanized Bucket No I

thE! money on hand, Coun- gave a dinner for the girls and 8.10.12 Qt
't their husbands at the Fiesta Inn
I cilman George Higel, acting as
BOLDT AND SONS president of the council in the absence in Sarasota last Friday night TAYLOR.HARDWARE .
Those attending included Mr. and
of George Botts, suggestedthe
: Mrs. Louis Adorjan, Mr. and Mrs.
Plumbing Waterproofing I city cash in $4000 worth of
I short-term government bonds It T. N. Wrede, jr., Miss Bernie Pot- 203 W. Venice Ave", Phonell!
Painting, Exterior and Interior aby and Miss Virginia Ponder. .
f'W. holds. Councilmen H. S. Bowden
Carpenter Work Steel Fabrication
md Dr. T. S. Thompson concurred. .
I It was hoped that the city -
would be able to get along on the
money obtained from the bonds
until November I, when new tax NOW

will start to come In. t
Thought Of A Name Yet? To See Dodd 'b OPEN

The council, at the suggestionof

Dr. Thompson, decided to go to
Person submitting the name we Sarasota next Tuesday night to General Tractor

choose for our new beauty salon at confer with CKS. Dodd, con- And Automotive
y 223 West Miami' Avenue will be
\ sulting engineer, at his home regarding -
\ e0 given a $15 permanent wave FREE. RepairingElectric
the $4,381 83 he claims is
In case the winning name Is submitted still due him from the city for

j by more than one person, work in preparing plans and and Acetylene

tw. earliest poet mark will win specifications for the proposed WELDING
new soft water system for Ven-
Contest closes 15,
August ao mall
Ice. He has already received $3,500on
your name In today.
+ti s account. Parts Accessories

\t Lucile Blalock Trlxle Nelson The councilmen had requested

Dodd to attend their next meetng .
.'k' Send Your Name Suggestions To- but he wrote that he had been Stancil & Potts Garage

t. "CONTEST", P. O. Box 204, Venice operated on July 23 and was still
'''w 225 W. Miami Ave. VENICI
., recuperating.

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