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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: September 19, 1947
Publication Date: 1946-1964
Frequency: semiweekly[ -1964]
weekly[ former 1946-]
semiweekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Venice (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Sarasota County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Sarasota -- Venice
Coordinates: 27.098611 x -82.438889 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Mar. 6, 1946)-v. 20, no. 14 (Feb. 17, 1964).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002071736
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Succeeded by: Gondolier (Venice, Fla.)

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2. N0. 29 FRIDAY,
SEPTEMBER 19. 1947 PRICE FIVE CENTS




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[ Willlake BIG AMUSEMENT SHOW :MAY Venice Escapes Full 1


WINTER AT AIR BASE HERE

Loans Force of Hurricane;

Simultaneous disclosure that the Sparks Circus Is not expectedto

return to Venice this year, but that the much larger "Cavalcade

1 Venice of Amusements" show is interested in leasing winter quarters at the Loss Relatively Small

air base here for the next five years, was made during last Tuesday
night's meeting of the city council. /
-- ----- Struck only blows the hurricane this week
KJtral Housing Authority of- Councilman glancing by gigantic
Smyth Brohard,
that swept across Florida from Foil Lauderdale on the east coat to t
indicated this week, for the Bowlers Start who returned early this week .
I Fort Myers on the west coast and then: turned northward up the
time, that they are willing toike from a short trip north on business -
Gulf to lash at New Orleans, Venice and vicinity escaped with relatively S.
FHA loans, under certain League PlaySeptember said he had stopped over In
small amount of damage and no injuries or loss of life r
Editions, to help finance home !Louisville Ky. where the "Caval- 1
Lights came on in Venice tonight -
|:ding In Venice. 29A I icade of Amusements" show was Nokomis School
at 6:15: pm.. but were still
: U understood the FHA will | currently making a stand to confer off in Nokomis and Englewood.

e: Title 603 loans on accept- mens handicap bowling league j'' with its owner, a Mr. Wagner. with no prediction available as Building PlacedOn

property here, which means will get under way at the I I "I told him we had heard indirectly to just when electric service

Ie would loan up to 90 per cent, BtwUkade at 8 pm. Monday,, : that the Sparks outfit has would be resumed in those districts 'Unowned' Lot

I not more than $8.000, on Ven- September 29--a week from next | decided to winter at Seattle, due to the large numberof
houses. (Veterans, though, Monday night-It was decided at I Wash.. and that his 'Cavalcade of downed poles and broken wires. Admitting that county school
100 centt a meeting of local bowlers held Amusements' authorities had set up an Army
it: borrow on a per : show was seeking Power Line Break
last Monday night at the Jossart- Florida barracks building on property
) winter quarters, Brohard i
Venice had been without electricity
-
they County S-hool
K.ncald Plumbing Shop. I do not own
On Paved Streets said.
since Wednesday night Superintendent Verrrun Kim-
owever It was said loansJd A special meeting of sponsors ; 56 Can when the high lines serving this .
I I II brough was repotted this week to ;
| be made only to Individuals and team captains will be held at "He was familiar with our Ven- I area went out between the Ven- ( hav sent a telegraphic appeal for

I that lots must be located 7 o'clock this coming Monday ice Air Base set-up and said hewas Ice By-Way substationand: Sarasota I intercession to the president of

llin Venice city limits, be on night, September 22, at the R. and sure It would provide satisfactory the Venice-Nokomis Woman

led streets, and have water R. Sporting Goods Shop, 303 West winter quarters for his H. E. "Dutch" Wcltz and his Club, Mrs. Aidrla M. LePelley, ry

ilibleIslon. Venice avenue. Each sponsor is show, which Is a huge affair, traveling crew, with extra help sent by P.I who Is now In Connecticut

of the FHA to make asked by Stan Richardson, who on 56 railroad cars. B. Huguenin, Sarasota managerfor !
I I In: going over the heads of the
Im here came after months of was elected president of the league "Mr. Wagner said he has been the Florida Power and Light authorized Woman's Club committee -

[foliations with federal officials last Monday to show up or wintering the show at Mobile Co.. worked night and day in an I I Kimbrough. it was report- 11I

I Richard H. Oedney local real have a representative! present with Ala.. but wanted to switch to a effort to repair local breaks and ed, asked Mrs. LePelley to do fj
Vte broker 'his $10 entry fee and his team I I .
Florida site for various reasons enable resumption of service. j what she could to 'have Lot 5 included h

dney r-said that, as a public roster not the least being that he and They are continuing to work at along with Lots 6 and 7, 1i

ice and because he believes DrawingA Mrs. Wagner, along with many of top speed, In an effort to resume which the committee a year anda

i FHA financial help will be of drawing to determine which the show's performers and staff service in Nokomis and Engle- half ago agreed to sell to the

wise benefit to the entirehe teams will meet each other dnrlng make their winter homes in this wood. school board for an annex to tae

will! be glad to help any- the opening week will be held at state. Incidentally I do not thinkI After being on for only two Nokomis school He admitted a

f prepare an application for an next Monday night's meeting, am revealing any confidential hours the power failed at 8:15: barracks building already has

k loan without obligation with the full schedule and team Information when I disclose that I p.m. and didn't come on again been placed on Lot 5, although

rosters to be published in nextFriday's 'Cavalcade' winter quarter expenditures until 1:30 Saturday morning, fur- tl.c clubhouse; purchase has not

[ovember 1 Set Oondo1t'r.Play while at Mobile have run ther delaying publication of The been finally completed.

will be at 8 p.m. on Mon- as high as $250000".To Gondolier.> Last week Mrs. Helen B. Dun

i Opening Dateor days and Wednesdays, it was decided : Come Here 85 MPII can, chairman of the committee

at last Monday night's Brohard told his fellow councilmen Reaching a velocity estimatedas and the other two members, Mrs

[ Golf Course meeting J. J. Jossart was elected that Wagner planned to better Ulan: 85 miles per hour'I I Eugene Maler and Mrs. J. T Bla-

treasurer and Marjorie Adorjanwas make a special trip to Venice in gusts ,the big wind raged over lock tired of the long delay In
November 1 has been set as the named secretary within the next few days to confer Venice with greatest fury between' obtaining the club's money from

lathe opening date for both The bowlers voted to have a with the council concerning a 2 a.m and 4am Thursday the school board threatened to

s clubhouse and golf course of "foul"' official for each league five-year lease providing the Ven- morning. call off the whole deal unless the

: Venice Country Club, it was match and to abide by ABC rules. ice city authorities are Interested. Roofs were damaged, a few I $1500 purchase price was paid

dosed this week by Colonel AEarnshaw. with certain exceptions to cover After It was pointed out that small windows were broken, sev- within a few days. I':

who has been InTO local circumstances. When a the Sparks Circus has not paid its eral trees were snapped off or I (Mrs. George Higel. Jr. was erroneously -
of rehabilitating the rent the coun- shrub- in last week's
prop- bowler is absent, his team will be secod-half year's uprooted and gardens and named
Pi for Venice Golf Manors Inc, five) (Continued on page five) bery took a terrific beating, but tttrv hS being a member of the
The club this week was granted (Continued on page In only a few cases was there mmntee.! instead of Mrs. Bia--

liquor license by the city council JOSEPH BUYS I much damage done, and that was lock a mistake The Gondolier re-
WILLIAM
application by Graham MRS. largely caused by the rains that erf:to

neh, treasurer. LANIER DRY GOODS STORE I accompanied the wind, rather I Mrs. Duncan said today she ha

Under the supervision: of Ralph than the big blow Itself, not yet received any direct word

Simpson, the building added onthe for new fall merchandise, and to call attentionto Damages Furniture from Kimbrough concerning the
main clubhouse when theY To clear the way ownershiP Mrs. William G. Joseph )Who has just Water poured: through the roof ctmmlttees ultimatum of last

had possession of the prop- to the change oC Lanier Dry Goods and Ready-to-Wear store at 213 of the Mohler Building Wednesday week, although County School

7 has been moved to a new site purchased the will hold a big "Close-Out Sale," starting 1'01011- night and Thursday morning, Board Member Perry Hayes of
Venice avenue,
the
east side of the main West been reduced on every Item In the store damaging furniture in the show Venice discussed the situation

jOin. Work also has been pro- Prices have of the businessis Clearwater, room of the Venice Furniture Co. with her and Mrs Maier last Ft I-
name to I
aing The new! going
steadily on both fair- Department store," It I Mrs. Joseph announced the at 321 West Venice avenue. Water day, a few hours after The Gor.-
7a and greens of the nine-hole 'Venice with the story ot
stoi-. damage also occurred at sev- toiler came out
under the per- of the
IC' operated present employees
course, one of the finest Inorida will be in concluding -
delay
business houses.
Before sonal management of Mrs Jo- Donna Harn and JJ'A h'le' Pom- eral other local the mysterious sale
the war. The roof of the Nokomis Groc- the Woman's clubhouse
last and that
seph, who came to Nokomis mler, will be retained
Conn., with Venice and sur- ery was ripped by the wind and
fall from Hartford, she plans to give
WeatheRWM I her husband and son, Billy Jo- nundmj\ ma a modern depart- John A. Johnston, owner, esti- FIRE WARNING
amounting to
mated damage:
that will
ment lore "with prices Stephensand
seph, Jr.Mrs. stock Fire Chief Dewey
to his
done
about $500 was
Gertrude Lanier, who had staid coirotTTson; with those In Chief of Police Gerry Fes-
TU Considerable damage also was
B
It RAINFALL owned the store for the past sev- effect in Sarasota and Tampa. totnik this week Issued a Jointwarning
Hlth tAw InchM done to the roof of the TarponCenter
madeto
eVlOUily' reported ..?"'.???... 5 9t eral years also has sold her homeon An a;laments are being Restaurant at Venice Inlet to the effect that arrests -
., Sept. 12 ... 87 71 0,12 Pensacola road to Mr and Mrs. add .1 shoe department to the will be made in cases

t' Sept, 13 88 75 0.00 William Marchman of Fort Valley store end Joseph will go to MIamI where people fall to get permission )
Ma" Bean'3tavern
Also damaged was
n.Sept.. U .. 91 70 0.25 Ga., and plans to settle In next week on a personal buying East Veniceavenue from the Fire Department .
hotel
on., Sept. 15 89 72 0.00 Clearwater where her son. Tom, trip to obtain a new std/t :1 and on phone 2121. before lighting ,
where the wind ripped a
ea", Sept 16 ... 90 74 0.05 former druggist here, has a drugstore 'quali'jr men's, winens and chlldren's section,of the roof off i outdoor fires within the
articles
ed' Sept n .- 88 68 350 She plans to be here for a clothing, and other barracks buildings re- i city limits. Prr

1IrI.Sept, \t ..... 87 70 165 week or so and then visit friendsIn for (he: store's yardage, house-, Army(Continued on page two) I '
1 other departments I
to wares and
date before
this month "" 1156 Fort Myers and Tampa

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VENICE GONDOLIER Friday. September 11.
Page Two -

reported Night Officer Herb Hanchey received wa no more serious than
Injuries were
HURRICANEContinued bery in city parks and street here aused either.. praise from the citizenryfor Although no major damage It III

parkway At KMI their fine work during the curred at any school *

( from page one) The city officials also )will Inspect Under direction of Bruce Rig- storm. William Joseph of the Ven- dren were not required to the uT

cently moved to a site on the Venice Beach. badly washedby by local Red Cross disaster relief ice Department Store said a midnight either Thursday or Friday

Tamlaml Trail near Larry'i Bar. the incessant pounding of call from Hanchey advis-
cooperation
the
with
and
chairman V ittt .
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between Nokomis and Laurel, combers rolling Thursday a. of M. Cousins shelters,' ing him that an upper windowIn IlttftttBusiness..

were flattened by the wind and the hurricane roared up the Oulf at KMI. with more the store had crashed, enabled
opened
several building Venice ArmyAll' passing Venice about 70 miles tt were
at considerable mer-
him to save
spending
ban 200 white people AND
Field suffered similar fates. I the westward. Wednesday night In the San Mar- chandise from being water-dam- I

The American Legion clubhousehad I Traffic was blocked Thursday co building and nearly 100 ne- aged | ProfessionalDirectory

Its north porch roof torn i morning on the Farm road where KMI Auto
froes being sheltered In: the Telegrams By loose and tossed completely over I about 15 feet of the roadway wa: *
More than 50( persons sough Venice Is still without -
the building coming to rest on washed out. about a half mile east ,ym. railroad Although .............,......
I helter In the Seaboard telephone service as are Englewood -
the ground on the south side of of Venice By-Way
tatlon and train: Nokomis Laurel and T .
the structure. Considerable roof ,, Englewood Report At Englewood where Leo KroppIs this entire district the Western ALTERATIONS
damage wan suffered by the : ADDITIONS &
Major William Jonas came to the Red Cross chairman, the Union office made special ar- Carpentry Work REPAIRS
building also
,I Venice from Englewood yesterday schoolhouse provided shelter for rangements to ''handle incomingand l W. II BEAR
Debris littered the streets of
and reported the highway passable about 100 persons. Some buildings outgoing: telegrams today. A Phone 2521
Venice with fallen trees block- .
for
although under water Including the -
were damaged special car was sent to Venice ---
Ing traffic on Nassau street. as about a mile. He said there had home of County Commissioner P. from Tampa with telegrams -

dawn broke Thursday morning been considerable tree and property Frank ColfmanGESER.L
E. Bucaan but downed telephone which were delivered by H. N.
with the wind still strong but the damage but no Injuries and
and power lines and broken
Wimmers, husband of Mrs. Mil- CONTRACTOR
peak of the hurricane apparently -
I the ccmmunltj deer
expressed
shrubbery and tree were the dred Wimmers local WU. agent
Telephone
past appreciation Dr James E. main toll taken by the storm as a special accommodation. Th'ecar Sarasota
('It'an.t.pIart! Blades of VE'nlce.ho went to Workr -t'-rt 69397ROOFING
returned to Tampa with outgoing -
Street Commissioner George Englewood Wednesday night incase City workers particularly Chiefof messages, this afternoon.

HIM sit men to work cleaning up his servIces were needed.Dr. Police Oerry Pestotnlk and
Summed
up. Venice's after-
Immediately and city officials are T S. Thompson kept his hurricane Roof Woik of All Kinds
reaction
was:
to meet tomorrow to survey damage I office! In his new building at West LEGAL NOTiCES 'It could 'have been I Aim P. JOXES
worse
done to cite building at the Venice avenue and Nokomis avenue Phone 2981
and we're thankful
the damage
airfield and to trees and shiub-
open all night but no stoim NOTICE:
UNDER FICTITIOia NAME LAW,
NolliT l I. hereby given hut the un,Icrirnrd .
pur.uanl (.. the Fictitious NamrLaw
iChaptrr 2tlWl S. Laws of Honda DO YOU FISH *
Looking for Cool f
Something ? .
Mill will ..,rI...r with the Clerk of the
('I."lt Court in ami for Sarasota "unl1. I
LET US COMB YOUR HAIR INTO h li.rtda. HIM.n receipt of |.m>r <.f the pub. DO YOU SWIM
1 A COOL. ATTRACTIVE T7P-DO heat,Ion ..f' thin notice. the fictitious name.
WITHOUT A WET SET. .II DO YOU PLAY GOLF 0
TARPON CENTER: KrSTAlKANT *
Phone 2811 DOCKS
Today
:; yn....r which we are sneered In bllninr.p WHATEVER Sporting Activities you are Interested In.
FOR A DRY COMB APPOINTMENT under .base from ) Venus Inlet in the City of Vrnlrr Counly .
<*f 8araMita and Stat of f' ..ld..
h CHARM I That the n.m.. 0' the parties Int..I.rd .
In said b..ln.... and the extent or their R & R Sporting Goods"The
reowtlve In..1.1 therein are a fol.l"wet .
BEAUTY SALON
Herbert M. Ringo .nd .11. E.-iv M Florida Sportsman's Specialist'

223 W. Miami Ave. Phone 2811 Ringo Charles. 611"1 Maoate and wttt, Mary H Opposite Venice-Nokomls Bank Phone 3U

Uratee. Sflr H
Dated at Venlcr. Saramta County.

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: August 29 September" 6.12.19.NOTICE .
Come In And SeeTHE

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TO WHOM IT MAY CONOKNl: Radio Phono 0 Recorder
Notices hereby given that the underlened .d
.. pursuant to the ">lithium Nom $174.50, Tax Included Terms rJFI
!Statute." House Bill No 1175 Chapter
t 4o. 211f16S. Laws at Florida 1911. willxvl'tm Make Your Own Records Sing. Play Talk.
with hr "1.0' the Clmiil Send a Letter or "Take Off" Your
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: On Highway 775 ENGLEWOOD Phone 2435 I.t rxpprt lilH II to MaHior initav r>In m..bunlnrM. In the at City niim of R... Phil.., Straaibrrt....... Majntlr. w'e.tingknaee and Anil Mil
4 V'nl,.. Flirlda and K'">intUn Rind Typewriter Dealer l
: t That the lore Inl ....lIoI In sold bunMm III W. \EMCE AVENUE HlfAE lid

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Dated at Venice. araxta County
Florida. lI.pt.ml f. '917. tt4'14f41I tttttt t1 t'11-.t4tt"dtt t4t1td11 t .4ddHif
REASONABLE GROIPTRANSPORTATION Publl.h S.!:...12, 19. 28, Oit t.

t y1i NOTICE' JOSSART KINCAIDDependable
VDFR FICTITIOI NAME LAW
WILL BE ARRANGED FOR TO WHOM IT MAY CONCrHNl
Notice l I. bushy when that the tinderIvnrd Plumbing
CAMBRIDGE VENICE .. .. inmiiant b the 'Hrtltioui Name
O.fI. ,atutr." House Hill No 1176 Chapter Contracting Repairing

SCHOOL PUPILS ;, ( .in....1.1 MOM,<" with I...the. of Clerk Florida of .the 194\Circuit will t Full Line Fixtures and Materials
"curt. In
and for 1I..t. County, Fl.r.
FOR FILL "OR""OS Ida. upon reerllt of proof uf the puhli- \ Water Pumps and
Pipe Fittings
r..I..n.or this notice. the 'I.lltlo nlm.
Call 3461If to VENICE w'e DEPARTMENT! STORE : LET IS FIGURE YOUR JOB ESTIMATES: GIns

N<| Answer Call 2933; .under.......t which tn t.nsttgf I am in mcwd bnsinns in at hinlnrn ntimher I ; Phone 2665 Post Office Box 134

til Wwt Venire avenue. In the City of 323 West
Venice
J Florida
VENICE TAXI SERVICE Inc. Vinlrr Florida Avenue Venice,
That the Interrxted *
party In aM hu.l
ne.. rntfrpriHr In, a. '1011.....t Across the street from the Gulf Theatre
Mm Dated Lillian Jusrph role i..nr. 't1ltM1tN. 1y1.ta'a'a Na 1Nta..tat11f. NM
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atenfrr RnriMita County
FLrida gcptembrr 1H. 1947.TOMORROW .

RELAX AND DINE


'MODERATE PRICES! THANK YOU .


TARPON CENTERRESTAURANT

I have sold Lanier's Dry Goods anJ


and DOCKS Rend-to-\Vear Store to Mrs. William:\ G.


COCKTAIL LOUNGE DINNER $1.25 Joseph of Nokomis who will henceforth operate -


a the business as the Venice Department

Sample of Entrees on $1.25 Dinner w SEPTEMBER 20 IS Store. .

FRIED SHRIMP FRIED SCALLOPS FRIED OYSTERS
Not Christmas, not
SNAPPER FINGERS FLORIDA LOBSTER r your birthday, not an In order to be closer to my family i in Clearwater .
FRIED CHICKEN BAKED anniversary,
-- VIRGINIA HAllO { no special

-- day, just a good I have also sold my home on PerMCuto:
WE ALSO SERVE A VARIETY OF SANDWICHES day to express your I
affection
for someone t I Road
you love And Know lei

Plate Your Jewelers makes this to
Dinner Order
and Roam Our
Overlooking] Docks Spacious Grounds easy for you to do But Venice \vi'.l hold fond! pl'' fin
Bays and Oulf We'll Call You When Ccme In Let us show always a

It's Ready. you many fceaiitlf i'
i Items that all cay, "I ; my memories and at this time ma1 I e\l'ws:
i love "
'L'njoy the Gorgeous: Sunsets at Venice Inlet" you appreciation to all my Friends and former

H KNOWLES customers.

MEALS SERVED: FROM S I'M: MIDNIGHT JEv1. ELERS to


Tarpon Center RestaurantMr. ? Po.t Often Area:!? TrUNK: YOU.



and Mrs. Charles Micatee Buddy Ringo


Phone Venice: 2056 Mrs. Gertrude Lanier

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September 19, 1947
VENICE GONDOLIER
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ICE BOWLERS BOW Patsy Wood with a toss of 95
READS RETURN FROM ness further indication that Flor-
SARASOTA IN Ve-No-Hi feet 8 inches, set the Initial rec-
VACATION ida is fast becoming a year-round
TRIP
ord In the Junior gl1'ls' softball
MATCH resort center.
19-CITY
School throw.
Notes Mr and Mrs. George H Read The West Coast towns like
hough capturing the firsts __._ I Elwood McKinney led Billy of The Worthington have returned Venice." he commented, "with
770 to 762. a Venice bowl- A Hankins by 2-10 of a second in from a vacation spent In Maryland proper exploitation and induce
Lteam last Sunday night dropIts horseshoe tournament on the dash event for the Senior and North Carolina and ments'also could undoubtedly attract 1
match with a Sarasota newly-constructed courts and a grades Times were exceptionally along the east coast of Florida worthwhile snnuner business -
m quintet. 2456 to 2262 physical testing program marked good for this type of test and Read reports he found hotels on ,"
the activities
He three-game match was: ar- cation program of the at physical Venice-Noko-edu- many boys showed ability In the the east coast which usually close I SOLD! Through a low-cost- (Z:

nged IS part of the re-opening mis High during the second week dash events. I for the summer were wide open cents per word) Gondolier classified .1
,ervanc of the Sarasota Bowl- of school. -Coach Charles Gadd this year and enjoying good busi: ad.

rome, Ed Keys toppled Owen Conwayin
The Venice team was made upJ. the senior singles of the horseshoe -
} Jossart. captain: Sam tourney to place him in the BETTER "BUYS" AT BAKER'S!
heeler, Carroll Williams Jim finals along with Mr. Mikesell of
,kley and "Duffy" Leger, Jos. the faculty.
rt had high game 186, for the The doubles teams of Evans-
netlans Wheeler's 503 was high Hankins and Smith-Chenault COMPLETE HOMEFURNISHINGS
ries for the locals. (Williams' each marked up victories in the
5_ouch! was low series forth opening round of the Senior Hi {' ,
, teams.) Al Miller of Sara- tourney,
'i, ,ith 207 and 518, turned In Glenn Underwood knocked off
and high series,ofe
t high game Milton Mlkr ell and Wilson NEW MODERN DESIGNS SEEOURNEWHO
night. Whitehead to assure himself a
place In the semi-finals! of the UPTO-TIIE.MIi\UTE STYLING'! VIEOLTFIT5
Junior Hi singles
AN APOLOGY -0- LOWEST PRICES !

Through Inadvertence,the Speed trials and softball throw f
name of Venetian Cleaners were the first events recorded In
was left out of the list of the physical testing piogiam

hose who for the had Venire bought soft-uniforms which will be carried on throughout 112 MONTHS TO PAY I'I'I'
ball team. Sony Mr Oben- the school >ear.
dorf Ralph Hasley and Cecil Gable
tossed the softball the greatest .
Taylor HardwareAnd
distance In the Junior HI tests
and Jack Ooff gave Hasley his
Jossart Kincaid event.closest competition In the dash ,


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The Tamlaml Trail
ADJACENT TO COUNTRY CLUB & GOLF COURSE a
CONVENIENT TO BEACH
SOW BOOKING RESERVATIONS FOR SEASON 1947-48 :
o a ;
SARASOTA FLA.
Steam Heated, Fully Equipped Housekeeping Apartments( ,
Accomodating Two to Four Persons and 4
Two Beautiful Gardens for Rest and Relaxation a
Rates For Season October to April) $800 to $1800 Across From Bus Station On Main Street
THE MORTHINGTOV HOTEL & APARTMENTS: 4
GEORGE H. READ. Mgr, allaNtttM "DEALER FOR BADCOCK FURM1URL"
\ENICE. FLORIDA
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. VENICE GONDOLIER Friday. Beptetnber 10,

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We all know


LIFE IN THE ROAR&gKANE: rate hlbitlve be taxes able It are desirable to it so lay is high more that that but as In Impo unless to t v 14.bt..


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taxpayers
Pape"I !get all
Ices cheaper than necessary in sibs ke

comparable size rather
merely that our tax r,'ft IIJGw
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A low
tax rate Is
not 1ft
11011
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ally
do not agree with a word you aajr but I will defend ACME er a question of what the p1
with my life your right to say it' -VOLTA1RB. IN SLIP ANCFA get for their money.

Published every Friday Editorial and business offic. 313 West COW ';, warily Mr. Callaham Interested of In course PI it,Dn
our
Venice Avenue, Venice, Florida. P. O. Boa 632 Phone Venice 3131. sewer project and Its effect kj

MEMBER FLORIDA PRESS ASSOCIATION investment here. The City ?aa
ASSOCIATION ell must on the other hand
NATIONAL EDITORIAL sue
its decision on rhea; basis ,
Entered al ..cond-tint matter June 6. 194i. at the poll office project's effect on the city II
i at Venice. Florida. under the Act of March 3. 1879 L p whole and in arriving at thiu
clslon it has to consider ?
f Subscription r.t.i. On. year. $2.50; six months $1.501 three pects of the situation. m

month., 75c Classified advertising rater 2 cent per word first 20 Contrary to Mr Callihii.,

words; I cent per word for each additional word. facilities contention that our sanlti,
were adrqualf.urIac
CARROLL \\ILLMMS! Editor and Publisher the war when the City "Uj||
Office Manager ed to overflowing. the
HELEN: WILLIAMS: faell|
that they were deplorably| ii
HOWARD BRILEY Shop Foreman avriequate

Most of our commercial ball
I trunk: it is absolutely unwise itl ings are operating in \'lolal1011
1 unsafe from a financial standpoint State Board of Health regulati
t LETTERSTo I to undertake any such ven- as to sanitation and It noun b
I I ture at this time and I certainly I a financial hardship on them,
TheEDITOR do oppose such an issue now with not a physical Impossibility,
l ': all my power for the above rea- L.P comply with those rcguatni
sons. and many more which I'' These commercial Hnictim
could name if time and space make it absolutely imperathtibi
I
would permit \I : ffV we Install a sanitary fe ejsvsta
Fee 'rOUJI S .k"EI HOPE YOlJ'J:2E 'INSURED!
I note where you all are hav- as soon as It is humanly ]POi
Venice, Florida ing a street foreman pmnlojed at II J To them a sanitary ???
$.',400 per year at Venice and tile system Is an absolute! secretly
Dear Mr Williams: writer cannot see why It Is necessary such an injunction but this of No matter how desirable an :To residences, a sewer I,1ta
If apace permits I should appreciate now to add this expense to course hope no one has to do Improvement may be. It Is the Is desirable but certainly nail
it very much If you will the taxes burden of the City of You'rJa use this in your Council I first duty of the City Councilto necessity
reproduce, I lnf Its, entirety the en- Venice. meeting or you have my per- see to It that we do not ret Consequently in episode in
10.,id fetter cm Mi C K Cal- In regard to the stand YOU took mission, if vou care to to let the beyond our financial depths the sewer project It would its
/ahum. c, It sits forth very definitely with reference to the Military Institute Venice Gondolier publish It providing The default on our bonded Indebtedness to be logical to begin by expta
the viewpoint of one element I think it was fine and they want to as I feel In the 30's certainly ing the possibilities of in in our municipality. that Institute Mould pay taxes that on an issue of this size for pointed a moral that we it where It Is a necessity, i
--0- and It the law will not let them a town of this size and' under should profit by from now on. then to consider extension III I
Charlotte. N. C. pay taxes, you should tax tnem present conditions that this At times there would seem to to areas where it Is desirable
Councilman Finn Caspersen 0.i a licensed privilege, but it should have a lot of thought put be a definite conflict of Interests The plans presently under msideration
Venice, Florida shouldn't go to the extreme, because forth on it before adding unneces- between home owners and the contemplate a syte
Dial Mr Caspeisen: If It does, you are going to sary burdens to your fellow citizens owner of business property especially to service the entire city and the
I (to rot feel that it is time to move them away tram there. I and taxpayers in cases where the latter are indications that the rates to
,Pi'i,d monty unless It is absolutely understand and 'nave been told Yours very truly are seasonal operators but basic. being! considered would reult
necessary. either individu- that the Worthington pays more The Worthington Hotel ally there Is no conflict If our affairs charges against commercial property
individual tax than any other & ApartmentsBy that. together wits: otto
inly 01 L\ publiC officials *pei.ting are properly administered
mcrriv that belongs to the piece of property In Venice. Why. : C K Callaham Trustee All the taxpayers have an In- taxation and charges would mata
axpayus, Bccau money 'hap- .[ dun t know but nevertheless. I ---0--- terest in our streets and utilities total that would be ruinoa
pin' to be a little easier light at have been told that as beiig a Mr. Callaham Is one of our and they require year-round values.
'm time ", no Men that we art fact and some of the records larger taxpayers and is entitled to malntairance We cannot possibly If the rates are amended! I
not rem to have hard, dark days that I have: investigated docs bear and will undoubtedly receive every make concessions to Individual placing a greater part of the burden
mind teen too you know one that out although I have never possible consideration. But It Is taxpayers because they fall to on residential property, tin
stellar Mil buy aoout Joe In con- looked over the tax books in its the duty of the City Council to make full time use of their properties the City Council would lay iw,
,tiuition work at this time. entirety but we do pay too much administer our affairs in such a open to the charge that It ti
The aa en of tie; above statement taxes, there Is no question about I way as to achieve the greatest The here using Its authority to levy unli
to you is due to the fact that and to add some $500 to1 I good for the community as a round facilities and are the and unequal charges against tl
that I read from The Venice Gondolier $600 more to it for sewage tax Is I whole owner year has the every property residences for the benefit ct HI
the btand you are taking on just prohibitive. ', To accomplish this It Is extremely the privilege of opportunity himself and mercial property
the sewage situation there in You all have a nice little village : Important that we of them availing Entire- Beyond question *e nerd
Venice and I want to congratulate down there and could be a I I avoid any action that tends to during the sanitary sewers rich now, Oi
year
v "u en that stand because, as I CitY. Some day, if your Council- 1: benefit one element at the expense present sanitary facilities iff'
understand it. the change will men were more liberal in bringing of another. To allow property to be vacantand menace to the public hnlll
Cost some $275000 at this time, new enterprises in and in try- In my estimation the only way unproductive for the greater The proposed project II't'mlla
when formally; 1.3 of that woud: fug to find a way in which to cut I this can be done Is by spreading part of the year Is an economic I be a menace to the public t-
;o the Job. the expense of the City without taxation and service charges in waste and It would seem to be Incumbent nances
Then too during the airport adding to the expenses of the City I an equitable manner Also In con- on the owners of such Personally I feel that the po
Jay when the Government had and tax burdens to the taxpayers.I sidering both present services and properties to take steps to correct lem can and w 111 be foiled Without
the town full of soldiers and their think an economic Government new projects It must be realized an unsound condition rather undue delay and in tie
vanes and children with everything in the City of Venice would bring I that there are definite financial than to expect special treatment Interests of all of us.
leaded to capacity the sewce quite a lot of Investors there anda limitations Imposed by area population that would aid them In continuing SlncorelvFlnnW.
:, systems of Venice the private lot of pay rolls there If it couldbe and rat M.. It. Cap*.".
,ystcms fiat they now operate shown as that But as you I I -

wile equitable to take rare of that know you have a 'hea vv tax bur- M Bii MiMHiMMI MIIHBHH
tuation and that situation was den on account of your bond issue -
much more congested than you from wild spending in days
are going to be in Venice in a gone by and you shouldn't thinkof
number of years to come becauseIt doing wild spending! aaln Cambridge
is very doubtful In the writer's Just as sure as you and I are
mind hither you will have living another depression Is going Given happy child
a
enough increase in population to come and it Is going to hit '
within the next ten or fifteen hard and there will be grass Venice i a busy child
years to have as many people as growing in your streets again
you had during the time of our knee high and then you can't a healthy child -
soldiersMt with us at Venice. have a man for superintendent or
Certainly as far as The Worthington foreman of the streets. Sound educational

Is concerned it was am- You should be able to advertise School I progress Is the
ple and tooke care of the heavy that it is a little town that has
How of the sewage system that we one of the lowest tax rates that logical sequence
had at that time with so many there is in the United States that
children, etc. in our apartments It Is the best laid out town and Phone
and which is not the case now. the only town on the Gulf so far 2694
As to the tax that you all are as I know And that kind of an
levyirg on the various Hotels and ad would certainly bring Invest-
Apartments and even 'KMI I ments and increases on these OPENING
think that Is prohibitive and streets. DATE MONDAY ,

should never be done, due to the Once when I was down there I
fact that, for Instance The Worthington was approached by several partiesin SEPTEMBER 22'
tny operates a few trying to make a vote as to
months out of the year and you whether the City would surrenderits
expect us to pay just tic same as charter and te governed by CAMBRIDGE VENICE SCHOOL is the southern unit of a long- established
If we were operating nr whether Sarasota County In place of be-
northern
we are not and I see KMI Is in ing an Incorporated City and at school fully accredited by the New England
the same beat as we are I know that tune I was opposed to that College Entrance
as they are only there for a short situation but It seems that I was Association.
period during the winter season: mistaken because it probably
fo you can see the injustice of should 'have been done then providing LOWER SCHOOL IN VENICE
that. coupled with the Hotels that it could have been done
operate the year around or a legally but that part I don't
school that operates the year know but certainly if this spend- INCLUDES :
round ing keeps up it should be revis-
Then the vacant property, and ed and the Incorporation cancelled Nursery
bv the way the writer owns several and let Sarasota County run It. Kindergarten
vacant lots there In Venice, I hope that you will understandthis
so I am net selfish on that tiles as it Is meant and that' thereIs Pre-Primary
should be taxed for that sewer no criticism except constructive -
system if you do build and Lord Grade
knows I hope you don't build it I I am not a lawyer but I would I Grade II
at this time, the same as the lot believe that any taxpayer in the
that deal a house on it because City of Venice could take out an School Office 519 Harbor Drive For InterviewsAfternoons
Now
that Improvement should be paid injunction to prohibit any foolish Open
for by the fellow who will build I spending. providing they wantedto 1 to 4:30; Mornings By Appointmentr'
the house. Instead of his not hav- do so. and I have no doubt
ing any tax to pay i but that the court would up hold

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VENICE: GONDOLIER PaP PI"

censes do not have to be taken
City Council out until October 1. the council BOWLERSContinued Tide TablesVENICE For quick results use a GONDOLIER -

jatinued from page one) agreed It ww only fair that a refund ( from page one) INLET Classified Ad.
Date
would welcome awe should be made In this case, HickS Low
it
Gated askMbiid and so ordered. credited with his average less 10 Fri.. Pt. 19 .__ I,07 p.m. I,68 p.m. :
with Warner ''Ca Pins. There will be a "spot" of Bal., Sept 20 _.. |:05 i am. 11:14 o.m. VeniceRADIO
to inform the al- Councilman George Hlgel. two-thirds of the difference in lIun. Sept 21 ... | :17 o.m. 12:11 p.m. SERVICE

Downer to that effect. street commissioner, reported the team averages given the weaker Mon.. Sept tt ... ':2\ am. Ills p m. MODERN TEAT EQUIPMENT
L: meeting shoreline To... Sept. ZS ._. 1:14 om. S:01 pm. GENUINE PARTS
night's new
,. Tuesday road to Venice Inlet team. Tardy men will be permit- Wad.. Sept. 14 __ T:27 om. :os pm.
lone of the shortest council Is expected to be open to traffic ted to bowl In a game if they Thura.. Sept. 25 II :07 am 1:05 a m.
I many months the shortly. He said leveling had show .:01 a m. .:60 pm.
for up by the fifth frame.
bad
I Frl., Sept. 26 _. II :oS om. :07 am. ,.
Ta Thompson been held because .
dent, Dr- up a new part Close Vote 10,080.m. 1,28 pm .

,rning I It Just before 9:30 was needed for the "maintainer," The vote as to whether play
and that it should be only a mat- FOR JOB PRINTING including
should be
on a handicap or
Orden RefundHelga ter of a day or so before the road letterheads, envelopes, statements -
scratch basis was a tie, 9 to 9. HOME RADIO REPAIRS
,? Eoess-Slede. city could be opened. once the part with Chairman Richardson finally or business cards, stop in FREE ESTIMATES
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informed the council Mrs. arrived. at The Gondolier office 313 West PHONE J. 712M
k, casting a '"handicap" vote to W. Venice A... Venice
garner 'had had to change Stop Signs Soon Venice avenue, or phone 3131. .
I make the decision go that way.
self-service
to launch a He also
plans reported that the stop 4
Teams
West Miami ave- are slated to be entered
dry at would 239 like to have a re- signs to be placed at both ends of I by the following sponsors: Earl's TAKE A TIP FROM PERCY THE PENGUIN J

and the 1947-48 occupational the "post office alley" were being 'I Pure Oil Venice Food Shop R. fj "Keep Cool With A Dip In th Gulf Every Day"
on
j she had taken out. Inas- painted and would be put up In and R. Sporting Goods Shop. SHIMMER'S SPECIAL: i

,me the new occupational 11- a few days.Ordinance. I Adorjan) Trucking Venice Laundry Venice Beach to Any Place In the City 35c
?
Smltty's Tavern, Venice Furniture -
No. 214. the new .
Co., and Venice-Nokomis
"permanent registration" I i
For ordinance High School. CALL 3461If

which provides that Venicevol
No Answe Call 2955
ElectricalContracting en do not have to re-register GONDOLIER Classified Ads ,

so long as they vote In a city regUlar cost little, yet produce fine re
VENICE TAXI SERVICE Inc.
election at least once every sults. Just phone Venice 3131 before ,

.-O- two years, received final approval 5 pm. Thursdays.


ElectricalAppliances Have You Flown the New Spin-Proof Ercoupe Yet? 7I 7rR m mt mrmr,7 C7 V11V+7yrtsi-.7r1C7-;: = :!IJ! I I


LET fS: SHOW A Privilege to Live In Florida
COMETI
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PLANE THAT g .
I A Distinction to Live in Venice 1l
ALMOST FLIES ITSELF
SEE :

_SEE_VENICE_ FROM THE AIR PASSENGER HOPS $1.50 :l ; H. N. WIMMERS

IC.A.IIEPLER LEARN TO FLY IN 8 EASY LESSONS : .
Government-Approved School Continuous Enrollment ,I; Realtor 1:1.. I II

El I Patio Hotel Bid*. I '

UXICE. FLORIDAONES J & J AIRCRAFT\ \ INC.P.O. I VENICE FLORIDA 1 I

Home Office 2313 3564 Box 2349 P.O. Box 291 P.O. Box 1137 I J Where the Tami.mi Trail Mull the Open Gulf
SARASOTA VENICE PUNTA: GORDA :
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F. O. Joyner Venice 2551 E. T. Denham Sarasota 6306
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.Idttail.,j Cub word ward.with lint Ad.20 Minimum word Special. Ic chart ral"o.n each /'/ "REDW to take uf that Rain Check", now! ))1)1I


thin ent insertion of the I :
IK .<. Ads will In copied ever ,
rttlcphont (1131) up to I p.m. All those ..on..rfullllhlg. you haven your appliance dealer now in a fining lid*.

.Mier under,. with will the remit understanding payment been able lo !!..I-Ihooe work-saving lifelie's all\ not lo help you faring your electric

1-pUl ) n c easing! electric "helper you promisedyoupwlf "line-upl' up to date. See him loilay-and I

for after the war are reaching get wl for Better Llting-Elceiricallyl 1

FOR SALE

ABY CARRIAGE:. e.dlapelhle tpe. P Lfl
Goad rendition. tl8. Phone 2621. ,
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WAR Klllrm KOOP. Nee but mollrees. Call 1666.RADED .
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.... Many uthr radoa from .IU up. EtNreK pNtw.yar6s."us :; d
|k.ood lyp<'writi'r. '66. Trombone*.
) a.I IM and up. : \
a Mug! 8W Vwilc. 266S.PKIGHT .

PIANO. ISO. Phone 2174.PARTMENT .

WASHeR with wrlnar.r. QQ / i inKnK i
Rely ..W. Ph.me 2692.
-- wale ......., [ S e
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FOR RENT
carat nECreK rata !
TRA MODERN: A P A RTM ENT. Two
u is full. J'h..n. 2174.
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BUSINESS PERSONALS 1

ENERAL : ..
REPAIRS
::, .,,,h,..., glass Lawn washing mow.ma.. r
lit C. A.
l"nb' just off Trail,
Iasi Sorb..,. P. O. lIoa 157. Laurel. NOW aittrcnK ;
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tPTic I TANK and c..;P;l cleaning Er'.1001' ..;:::...., ;9I ,
pumping equipment Rea.
k ins Cottrell and Allen. PhoneRIYEWAYS
I REDDY KILOWATT

Your (tense, SenentaKnK
PUT IN. Muck. fill dirt, e"
Concrete work of all kinds with
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Louis
Adortan. Phone 8412.

fWL ESTATE FOR SALE '! I

00-4" !llCleK .
bN'T I IO.tIEStnrcnic
WISH YOU HAD

so' I 159' Building Lots sets Pena Peen roans,, w ; .j

Groveland Avenue EIKIEKVueVV" .jj

Ctlums j

$200.00Paved r
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Electricity Water. a I

Fee Simpe: Deed.

leaser to pay for Abstract

It abstract desired. niitiBi roMifHiGHT mmv&F

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NEW HOCKS AT CLINIC Methodist Youth Fellowship. \ MRS. ROBERT MINOT FREEMAN
sr
Starting today, the Sarasota Launches Drive -rt

County Health Department clinic For Overseas ReliefA jr

.n East Venice avenue will be drive to collect used clothing
open every Friday from 2 pm. to bedding and canned food for
4 p.m., Instead of from 0:30: a.m. needy pople overseas was launched -
to 12 noon as in the past. Dr. this week by the Methodist "
W. L. Wright, county health officer 1 Youth Fellowship of the Venice-
so advised The Gondolier yes Nokomis Methodist Church.
terday. Pointing out that the need Is
desperate, Herschel Wester of the
MYF and the Rev. George L. Har-
Men's Fall per of the church, urged that
everyone contribute whatever
BOWLINGLEAGUE they can. Either one may be con- KITCHENCABINETS
tacted by anyone desiring to do-
nate articles for overseas relief.

We have sevrral .

Starts Monday, FOR SERVICE.QUICK RELIABLE CALL F. Kitchen porcelain tope c blnci;nd: all$are ts ti,

September 21), VenicePlumbing shed in black and white,

ShopBox
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14, Venice Phon. 2153

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VENICEBOWLAKADE Dependable I
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ServiceWE Ep
And Grill I
SPECIALIZE IX I

243 West \'rnlct''e, Chrysler Products I Miss Ruby Blanche Rigby Becomes n

Phone 2661
GRILL OPEN NOKOMISGARAGE I Bride of Robert Mjnot Freeman

7 a.m. to 11 p.m I
In a double ring ceremony at the Venice-Nokomis Methodist
Opens 4 p m. Sunday*) Church last Friday afternoon at 5 o'clock, Miss Ruby Blanche Rigby, CHROMIUMDINETTE
110L1 ALLEYS daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce RIgby of Nokomis became the brideof
6 to 11 I GEORGE T DEVLINPhone Robert Minot Freeman son of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Freeman SET$
p.m. p.m.
2581 I of Valley Stream, Long Island N. Y. The Rev George L. Harper
(Table and Four: Chairs)
I officiated. ,
'
The newlyweds, after a wedding Bruce Rigby Jr.. was the ring Leatherette Seat and Btk
trip through Florida, will make bearer Assorted colors. Tables 111,
their home In Lakeland, where William R. Freeman, Jr., of Porcelain or Ma-,onlte Tom
Why Not Vacation the bridegroom will continue his Long Island N. Y., acted as best
studies at Florida Southern Col man for his brother. Ushers were
lege. Malcolm Whetstone and Richard

Early This Winter? Before a candlelit altar that I Daegger of Clearwater.The .
was banked with palms, pink I bride's grandmother, Mrs.
gladioli and coral vine, the bride I America Smith of Sarasota, whose
was given In marriage by her seventy-second birthday was last
father. She wore an ofMhe-1 Friday, was presented with a gardenia
I II,: members of the
by
shoulder model wedding gown of corsage
SUMMER RATES IN EFFECT white brocaded satin, with a full, family to wear during the ceremony

skirt cut en train. Her long veil .
TILL DECEMBER 1EL of silk illusion was edged with+! More than 103 guests attended
chantilly lace and was attachedto I I the reception In the bride's home
a wreath of simulated orange after the wedding Mrs. J. T. Bla-
blossoms. Her elbow length gloves I lock Mrs. M. Cousins and Mrs. BABY BUGGIE
were of pleated net and chiffon. ;George Devlin presided over the
I We now have a complt
She; carried a bouquet of white bride's table, which had a five-
line of Baby Buggies c
PATIO HOTEL gardenias anj steprmnotls. I tiered wedding cake as Its center
I( Walkers.
II Maid of Honor piece. Mrs. Ben Dunn and Mrs. B.
215V.. Venice Ave ERIC(r., FLORIDA Phone 352 The maid of honor, Miss Mar- E, Bowen assisted In serving refreshments
Ian Smith, wore a gown of semi- I Mrs. Byron Jones was
hoop model In Alice blue taffeta. In charge!! of the guest book. I
JAMES M. McCLTREOwner THELMA H. TRESHER I Attached to a floral headdress The bride, a graduate of Ven I tA"
Manager I her shoulder-length veil was pale lce-Nokomls High School, attended
pink. Her bouquet of roses was I Florida Southern College last

$44444444444444444444444444444444444444444444,. I tied with streamers of fuchsia and year .She was a member of Alpha
? J lavender, Chi Omega sorority
The bridesmaids were Miss'I The bridegroom served three
]Marilyn Mlkesell. Miss Virginia years in the Army Including one
smitty'stavern ]Bowden Miss Nell Arn Rigby and year in the Philippines, before
v 4 I Miss Bobby Jo Davis. Margaret I enrolling at Florida Southern last
Jones was. the flower girl. Robert I'I'I year.
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.. We have Two Buildings with Established Income KITCHEN:

Best Drinks i FOR SALEat STOOLSWood or Chrom-

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t! In Town Reasonable Prices seats.


Consult FRANK: D. ROEBUCK _'. KITCHEN
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PopularPrices !i ; I \.' Hand fold

VENICE LANDCOMPANY \ stools.cTrnVlMttladder* And


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WILL ISSUE ITS FIRST ANNUAL



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PROFUSELY Illustrated and replete with news and articles of interest to all, this

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Please send . copies of the "194i
PROGRESS EDITION" of The Venice Gondolier EVERY regular subscriber will receive a copy of The Gondolier's "1947 PROGRESS

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PLEASE PRINT PLAINLY) in the United States at 20c per copy or you can reserve copies for youiself.

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Progress Edition, because of mechanical and time limitations will have to be I

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approximately how many copies It will be necessary to print in order to avoid .
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TION"? $2.50-1 Year: $50-6 months; 75c-3 months.



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thousands of people they ordinarily would not reach, but will be seen and referred to long after most papers are thrown away, AND THERE WILL BE NO
INCREASE IN ADVERTISING RATES DESPITE THIS 'BONUS CIRCULATION.It .

will be a Physical Impossibility for us to contact every potential advertiser we're going to have our> hands full trYing to put out thft special edition 111addition
to Issuing the regular Gondolier each week. So If you would like tohave an ad In the "Progress Edition" wont you please drop In at our office orPhone
ui at 3131 The sooner, the better, and thanks In advance for your co-operation:
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I VENICE GONDOLIER




313 West Venice Avenue VENICE, FLORIDA Phone 3131


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VENICE GONDOLIER JYIday. September ,
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CLOSE-OUT SALE



Starting Monday, September 22


I have Just Purchased the Lanier Variety Store, which will henceforth be known as the
VENICE DEPARTMENT STORE. In order tomake room for New Merchandise soon to arrive,
and to emphasize the fact that Our Prices will Stand Comparison with those in Sarasota or

Tampa,we are staging a store-wide CLOSE-OUT SALE.

PRICES HAVE BEEN REDUCED ON EVERY ITEM !

You are Cordially Invited to Come In and Get Acquainted and Take Advantage of this
Unusual Opportunity to Buy at These Low Prices.

. MRS. WILLIAM JOSEPH



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A FEW TYPICAL BARGAINS of "t
PRICES EFFECTIVE ALL NEXT WEEK

Were NOW ';'
LARGE SIZEHOUSE

COATS . . . $6.98 $3.98
ONLY 3 LEFT "'
PEDAL PUSHER STYLE
GIRLS' FARMERETTES . Special! $3.98 :, .'t

PEDAL PUSHER SUITS . $10.98 $S.9s
ONLY; CLEFTSPECIAL

FOR
MONDAY, TUESDAY ONLY! '


DUNGAREES MEN'S .$ .98 & $3.25 A q r '

WOMEN'S CHAMBRAY

HOUSE DRESS . . . $6.84 $4.75 .
SIZE I 1:1-! ONE ONLY t '
WOMEN'S PLEATED .
SHORTS . . . . Special 1'!' $3.9S
ONLY 14 I LEFT
DU BARRY

SKIRTS . . . . . $5.69 $3.75
ONLY 3 I LEFT


Venice Department StoreMRS.

WILLIAM JOSEPH Owner
213 West Venice Avenue
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