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 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: December 26, 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
oclc - 01497811
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lccn - sn 96027128
System ID: UF00079934:00098
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Succeeded by: Gondolier (Venice, Fla.)

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2. HI> 43 FRIDAY DECEMBER 20. 1947 PRICE FIVE CENTS

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nuary 8 "r Beach at VeniceConstruction



of the more than 400
.guard of a million-dollar hotel on the beach at Venice
Lti staff of KMI due ton
and where San Marco Drive would run into the Oulf, was virtually assured
| here hy special train Jan- this week as months of land purchase negotiations were corn-

; I, several well-known mm- Dieted.

i of the school staff arrived Joe Spadero president of B'>ca

Jrenlce this week. Grande Inn, Inc, this week signed New Venice

|none them were Captain J. Papers at the Sarasota law offices

sctales. Captain Fox Sergeant of Evans and Glenn whereby Telephone Book

E. C. Scoggins and Tony his firm acquires over 100 acres
ani. of land adjoining the beach and Has 446 ListingsMarking

running as far Inland as Harbjr
lolorel C B. Richmond head
Drive the first time Venice
the i school Is expected to get
by automobile about Janu- : Robert S. Baynaid of tre Ven- has had a telephone directory "all

J |. according, to word received ice Land Co. Albert Blackburn Its own," the new 1948 book of

|M Cousins, local maintenance and Finn W. Caspersen were represented listings was distributed by the

erlntendent of Kentucky Mill- In the selling end of the Peninsular Telephone Co during ',1 y
deal, which had long been rumored -
p Institute. the past week. Ii ,
to be "on the fire."
vv In the book this year are 446
To Start SoonIt
en' Automatic .7 FROM THEPUSLISHER AND STAFF Is understood that Spadero listings of telephone subscribers ||
has In Venice, Nokomis, Englewood ||
agreed to start con.struc'lonof
undry to the and Laurel, an increase of 12 percent 4
big luxury hotel within the "
next two years, posting forfeit over last year's total of 398 1'
en Here Soon and of better than 50 per cent
money to guarantee start of work

penln of a new automatic I Year In ReviewHighlights I' It also Is reported that he has' over the 286 total for two years

agreed to spend $50000 almost
dry' here, to be known as the !Immediately on improvement and ago.A 12-page "yellow section" of

tnlce Tubatorlum' was tentatly : ; local business subscribers also 1
landscaping of San Marco Drive
set this week for Monday, of 1947 happenings in Venice and vicinity, as recorded features the new telephone book, .-
In the pages of The Gondolier, are presented herewith. reading to the site of the new
puary 5, by Its owners, Mr. and JANUARY 3 I. hotel. with businesses listed running

Jack M. McCarel. The Gondolier moved into its new location at 313 West Venice i The triangle near the former from "Airplane Repair Service" of'

|t will be located at 249 West Avenue, announcing plans to set up its own printing plant entrance to Venice Army Air iFette Aircraft Co) to "Wood .tI.

4ce Avenue, In the Catherine Kentucky Military Institute special train due to arrive January Field. where the Tamlaml Trail Yards" <( entire staff and student body from Lyndon, Ky., for the
4, bringing book sub-
t. between the Venice Pastryp In the back of the
annual three-month winter term In Venice. branches off from The Rlalto, Is
and the Venice Radio Serv- JANUARY 10 slated to be converted into a scribers of Sarasota and Braden-

J Store. Dr. T S. Thompson is elected president of the city council in roadside park containing a mon- ton also are listed.SUFFERS .

pistallatlon: of new washing that bodY's organizational meeting. Finn Caspersen, new councilman ument to veterans of World War
is named vice-presldint. Marion A Braswell appointed city
hines an automatic dryer, II as one feature of Spadero's STROKE

lisle. soft water and other attorney.Funeral services held for two Venice men who died during the plan to Improve the San Marco O L. Kincaid, partner in the
Ipment Is now under way. Thfubatortum' past week: Alexander Murphy, 69 and Henry L, Dawes, 79. Drive entrance to his hotel.
will have Its own W. L. Woodard of Laurel assumes office as county commissioner: local plumbing firm of Jossart-

I ate parking lot In the rear of W, P. Hayes of Venice sworn In a number of county school board. HOLIDAY GUESTS Klncaid and a past president of
JANUARY 17 the Venice Business Association

building City council authorizes Mayor Cl>'de V. Higel to ask War Assets F. L. Fisher of Venice has as suffered a stroke early this week
Well-Known HereIr. Administration for additional space and buildings at Venice Army holiday guests from Washington that partially paralyzed the en-

and Mrs McCarel are well- Air C Field H Obcnchain Florida state distributor for Til-Craft boats D. C., Mr and Mrs D. M. Snell tire right side of his body He Is I
Venice and vicinity,
Gin opens Plastic Age Boat and Hardware Co. In Nokomis. and son, Mr. and Mrs. L. P Snell under a doctor's care at his home
come here In 1926 County school board member Hayes Informs Venice Business Association and daughter, and W, T Fisher. In the Engman Apartments, J
t their original home, Ander- that Vprmnn Klmhioiich. county school Superintendent. hasPromised
i. Ind. For the past four years co-operation in getting new high school built in Venice In
down." Remodeling VE-NO-III CAGEKS DROP CLOSE j
ty operated the "400 Club" and ; near future when cost of building material comes
for as Nokomis High School an-
Woman's Clubhouse use
ft night spots in and near nex begins of old GAME: TO BOCA GRANDE ;32-30; l ]

.asota Last April they gave upi J.\MR24

:ve" management of the "400 City council plagued with "garbage grief as complaints proRram"nears regarding Although staging a garrison finish In the last two minutes of
and went to the eastern service in Contioveisy our beautification
pour
of Edgewood Park" authoiizcd CIty play to tally eight polrts in quirk succession. the Vinlcc-Nokomls
'st of Florida, but soon decidedy to study settlement.possible Improvement use of air base sewage disposal plant In revised High basketball; team last neck dropped its first game of the season

Preferred the West Coast sewer program. to Boca Grande, 32 to 30, in a game played on the latter's cotirt
m the standpoint of both llv- KMI holds first Sunday afternoon dress parade of 1947. More than 80 local fans and players made the motor and boat trip ,
and business opportunities. Drive launched for Osprey Baptist Church building fund. to Boca Grande Thursday night. --.- ---- ---- i

[ We had long known and liked JANUARY 31 final dies rehearsal on In their initial encounter of thn cd well for the "Silver Kings:' be- \

nice," they explained, "and In Spanks Circus announces Venice plans winter to stage quarters on 12.000-mlle tour season, the Ve-No-Hl girls ala inj especially good under the bas- ;
March 2. before leaving
tills: about for a suitable en- of nation, with proceeds to be given to No-Vel Post No 159 of the suffered defeat, losing to the Boca ket On rebounds and finally foic
rise
we decided an automatic American Legion OlandI' sextettc, 24 to 17. Ing the Boca Grande squad to put ,
fight
undry here ,would be a welcome Arcadia groups pledge aid to Venice Business Association highway In jiystim Patsy Gault of Ve-No.lI was two men on him ,

Mh to the community's hus- for inclusion of Venice Arcadia FEBRUARY"short cut"7 in state high scorer of the evening, IIm11 The score by quarters:

esI ,lite. We'd like to invite Ji. breaks leg. in fall while Having 11 points. Joan Cole and Martha
Councilman George Butts, Vc-No-HI..1..., .. 6 8 18 30
ryone to( come In and inspect Adams each tallied three points
local restaurant. Barcelona Drive for Grande 12 17 24 33
f 709 Boca
home at
establishment as soon as we Start of woik on two-bedroom Brohard> seen us for the local squad, while E. Davis
\'* it to Raebmn tsubsequintly purchased by Smyth forContinued on Page Two
ready open for business Frank cut through Venice near the was high, with 10 points,
f a leek move to prevent Inland Waterway
or so new right-of-way. Grande.Praiser.
suggested Boca
beach Home lies In Army Engineers' I
of St Maik Guild. Showing
re-elected president
Mrs. H L. Mundy
FEBRUARY 11 Coach Charlie Gadd praised the I W eat heR I
Hallett, are rescu d by
Coming Events I Two KMI cadets Frank, Jack Lanius King alter and their Eddy small sail-rigged towboat showing of the glrll team, de-
and
Buddy Ringo Inlet. claring "thl'Y played particularly TLMI'ERATUItE R W.FALLwell
capsizes in the Gulf off Venice here. H.h Low Inchoeratton
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in listings consld-
directory shows 40 per cent gain when you take into
Monday, December 29 Total New of telephone 393 listings for 1947 Is 112 more than the 286 appealing the fact that they had Previously reported 1.55

I' 30 P,m.. square dance spon- In the 1946 book. Nokomis had only about two hours 01 FrI., D..c. 18 77 60 000
red by Venice-Nokomis Worn- R D. Piercy succeeds George J Willock as chairman of practice and I mean just two Sat., Drc. 20 .. .. 78 62 0,00

'1 Club, in auditorium abov Communities. FEBRUARY 21 hours." Sun", Dec 21 .. 70 55 021

ulf Theatre Lyle H. Miller covering Eddie Mon., Del' 22 68 49 000
Informal, public building peimit Is Issued 1 to In the boys' contest
'Ited A $12,000 It is the second 73 58 0,00
708 Granada Avenue. high Tues., Dcc 23
house at forward was
construction of a new the proposed Keys, flashy
within the tentative right-of-way for Wed.. Dec. 24 74 54 000
be built garnering a
Wednesday structure to both teams,
December 31 Venice near the beach. man on
I'30: Inland Waterway cut through Patio Hotel Glenn SteThurs.., Dcc 25 69 55 0,00
p.m.-S:30: pja _. Watch- "Knowles Jewelers" store In El total of 20 points.
Iht Lewis Knowles opens Total to date this month 1.78
service at Venice-Nokomis Building next to post office phens, lanky center, also perrorm-
ethOdist Church. (Continued on Page Seven) .




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BasketballContinued Plan to Form I Officers will be elected It Ibt
meeting and
I plans
I ( from Page One) I Women's GolfAssociation nament and other made," for'lour 1
activities. I
A tin"I
Vo-N..HI 8"<0 Grand luncheon
FG FT TConw.Y tG FT T the meeting. "
0 II 0Key. Present
0 I. 0 C.nn.n plans
I 0 I (0 I.ert Rlel.h. 10 5 H.rri.on T 4 IOMalnnc. the Venice V.WQ!Iii
of
1 I 0 t Jul".. I I 0Hankins First meeting meet every Wednesday
6 folk 0 0 0 for golf MOMq
a. and
I 0 0 0 Women's Golf Association will be luncheon,
I I..n...... b" 0 In play to determine
1y Franklin P 0 1i held at the Venice Golf Club at held at the club last hanthr,
19 J 11 am Wednesday, January 7, temoon, Mrs Saturday If.
48 After the game, Coach Gadd It was announced yesterday by the field mlth.waSjlreported
= nad nothing but good words for Nelson Lee, pro at the local links .

the squad, a .citinz. "the lean ...... ..
PR.OSPEROUS ; ;;: ;r.-r;
a !'nd cated it had definite pos-J-il 1- '- .NAM. JJ:; J
(ties of developing into a good ID i
YEA TO allWE scaling quad" I ENGLE'S TEA ROOM 1

Lack of a regulation court on 1 HIGHWAY 775
; i.2 ON ENGLEWOOD I
which to practice here 'the
school new outdoor basketball ;
APE OPEN I court Is now nearing ccmpletloni I DILICIOyS\ SATISFYING: ;ME \1 s

and unfamiliarity Kith the Boca I Luncheon 12 to 2 Dinner
I u to 8
7 A.M. to 2 P.M. 5 P.M. to 11 P.M. Grande court were tie two pi Inc SUNDAY DINNER HOURS

Closed !pal reasons for the Ve-No.HI "} 12:43 to 2:30: S:3Q: to 8.00
Frith\s I ducat. in hi>' op nlonGadd SPECIAL CHRISTMAS DINNER:
----- -- I con<.iduao;j heartened ': Phone Venice 2486
by the piom;se of -uppo:'t of the
I Ve.No-Hi athletic program madeby ltlYf tfD'fNJrtm1fJmrflfffffrf !. v'+TI

GULF GRILLGulf the Venice tons Club at it- g4t4f f 4444tf f 44444of...............e44N ttt4Iteff ff.(
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I last meeting hat
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tcntBtIV'1)1
Kings" with Er&ndor
Theatre Building
smnty'stavern
I Punta 001 cia and A\a: 10
Christmas holidays, and is trying 10
'I'to arrange games with Kill .
I Sarasota and i-a Belle,
|I Tailor Named I

I The Lions gave an initial contribution -
I
OPENING FOR SEASON I( of $100 for a Vc-No-HI vv
athletic] fund and apointi
I Grady Taylor a* chairman of a : 125 South Tamiami Trail Vet ice

NEW YEAR'S EVE committee to assist the localschool's I|5+ Delicious Sandwiches-When You Are Hunpry
sports j
apprecation.l "TteBrightSpoUnthe'traiP
In expressing : I\
Coach Oadd commented:
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"Far more valuable than the .. 0
$100 Is the knowledge that for th* \ We Offer A Complete Line of
first time in Its history, the athletic -
department of VeniceNokomis ? DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED LIQUORS

.. High School will have an active ? Let Us Supply Your Holiday Needs.
Serving Our Famous Buffet Supper civic group aiding in the
planning and carrying out of it' r Fifth
t By Reservation Only Phone 3341 program." { John Crabbie, 12-yr. old Scotch $830

Last week, at Ve.No-HI, the i Balentine'i Scotch . . $6.2

following girls were elected cheerleaders ; Black and White Scotch a $6.25
: Gladys Bean, Maxine
Halverson, Betty Ruth Evans, Teacher's Highland Cream Scotch $642

.' Virginia Bowden Nancy Clark, 5 Martin's V.V.O. Scotch . $6.42
and Lonny Brlley, Shirley Bow-
$ Dewar's White Label Scotch $6.15
Cardinal's den and Marilyn Crowley were
i named as substitutes ?. John Begg Scotch . $6.15

: Old Smuggler Scotch $6.10
DAUGHTER BORN
Villa Nokomis J John Jameson Irish Whiskey $5.62
A baby girl, weighing six round
and 15 ounces, was born to Mr. I Old Overholt Bonded Rye . $6.68
and Mrs. Jud Curwood of Veniceat Old' Forrester Bonded Bourbon $700

r the Sarasota Hospital last Sat ? Ancient Age Bourbon $5.5
urday morning, December 20. : Old Hickory 5-yr. old Bourbon $4.40

Mother and daughter came home \ Golden Wedding . . $3.65
Wednesday. Named Janis Gay,tho
new arrival Is the third grand- ? Mt. Vernon . . $3.60V <

TARPON CENTER child of Mr and Mrs. Guy Cur- J Walker's Gin . . $3'37

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AT THE

NEW YEAR'S DAY DINNERServed '
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from 12 Noon to 9:30 p,m. New Year's Day -
FUN FOR ALL A BIG NITE
APPETIZERS

Shrimp Cocktail Fruit Cocktail f. See the Old Year Out
Oyster Cocktail

SOUP And the New Year In
Cream of Asparagus

ENTREES with Favors-Noise Makers
Fried Frog Legs, Butter Sauce

Roast Dressing Young Vermont and Cranberry Turkey Sauce and Plenty of Fun!

Roast Prime Ribs of Beef au JusOldFashioned
Pork Pie Pickled Apples

SEAFOOD eo
Grilled Florida Pompano, Drawn Butter
Fried Fan-Tall Shrimp, Tartar Sauce Gather Around The
SALAD

Combination Salad BIG PUNCH BOWLOn
VEGETABLES

Candied Yam Whipped Potatoes The HouseVENICEMYAKKA
Creamed Cauliflower Fresh. Lima Beans

DESSERTS Hot Mince Pies Mexican Date Pies HOTEL EARP
Ice Cream I i E6 E V

Coffee Hot Tea Iced Tea Milk I Phone 3701) For Reservations





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VENICE GONDOLIER
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ORANGES PINEAPPLE I VENICE COUNTRY CLUB


pELJCIOUS Club Activities for the Coming Week

GRAPEFRUIT Friday
December 28

Rotary Club meeting at 12:15: In private dining room
DIRECT FROM THE GROVE Our accordion player (a new feature) will be playing from 7 p.m on An old fashioned
community sing will follow dinner, We found some real talent during the song
WE PACK AND SHIP FOR YOU fest last Saturday night)
Saturday

TONE FARM Assn. December 27 Third Golf Play to establish handicaps at 2:30.: .

The regular Saturday evening dinner dance Gus Henrys Orchestra from 8 p.m
11 Mile Northwest or KMI Drive out St Augustine Ave. until 12 pm :,
ORDERS MAY BE PLACED AT GROVEOR Sunday
December 28
NESTLEWOOD GIFT SHOP
We are sure (almost) that the sun will be shining all day for the golfers
Your Sunday dinner will! be ready for serving from I to 7.
ttftlttN 4 4 44"4"44444..444 Monday
December 29
Regular luncheon and dinner hours.
OW OPEN i Tuesday The bridge,players will get together after dinner.

4 December 30
4 Our accordionist will be on hand to play all of your favorite songs and dance music
ENGLEWOOD AUTOMATICLAUNDRY during and after dinner

,: Wednesday December 31Thursday

i iOn Your gala New Year s Eve Party, This Is the one we have all been waiting for A
wonderful dinner (as you see by the menu) will be served from 9 to 11:30. Gus
Henrys Orchestra will be playing and everyone will be given colorful favors We are
Highway 775 Englewood 44 4 ..charging $5 per person.

?
January 1
Modern in Every Respect. t HAPPY NEW YEAR.
Equipped with Water Softeners, niters
and 4 After you have had an opportunity to catch up on your rest. come over to your club
Bendix De Luxe Machines for dinner; we can guarantee it will satisfy all your food desires for the day Served +i
fi'm 1 to 8.
Clean Sanitary Individual
Friday
January 2
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"Your Week's Family Wash Done In 45 Minutes'If Don forget the fun we had last Friday. If you have not joined In on the singing
come over tonight The musical accompaniment will be here.
You Wish, Leave Your Bundle, Call For It Later

Up to 9 Pounds . 35c per MachineFREE
I
SOAP VENICE COUNTRY CLUB (for members and guests only)
For Information on Membership and Social Events
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Open lam, to 8 p.m. Dally Saturday to 1 pm Please Phone 2531

PHONE VENICE 3385 FOR APPOINTMENT t
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C..A. REITER, Owner-Manager > HAPPY NEW YEAR ,'

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HAPPY NEW YEAR


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x .1 It has been good year for us. To the customers we t t|

have been privileged to serve in 1947 we express our :
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g continued friendly service in the days to come. May :
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every member of this community pursue his or her

happiness during 1948 amid peace and plenty!




VENICE-NOKOMIS DICK RICH GARAGE

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & SERVICE STATION

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EARL'S GARAGE

And SERVICE STATIONBYRON I-I

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R & R SPORTING GOODS VENICE DEPARTMENT STORE

STAN and HELEN RICHARDSON
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NESTLEWOOD GIFT SHOP


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WOLF'S. SINCLAIR SERVICE

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GRADY TAYLOR
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,I New YearTo
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,I BEST WISHESr t lE
Many FriendsAnd
I N EW YEAR,
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3 Hove yc beei woilmg fa be streamlined to your wants Y,

tint "ship" to cow ..? and chock-full of blessings!
Hoopskirts and sideburns belong
t It's coming in
i to a legendary era now. now, Thanks a million for your
loaded to the gunwaltt
External ways of life change patronage during\the year 1947. y
with good wishes
constantly, but friendship remains 4TATE'S
from all of us
ever the same.
for your health and MARKET

happiness JOT 1948.
VENICE PASTRY SHOPEd ENGLEWOOD'I

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DAWN OF A NEW DAY 1948! r'r 1


The New Year presents a challenge -
and a new year. Hopes
You wouldnt he thinking We accept that challenge,

rise with the sun when its golden o'punting the town pledging to do our utmost to
would ?
red
now you
make this a better community in
glow gildt all our prospects. May Anv...y. therei reuon
1948 Your friendship has en-
plenty lot feeling happy
all the promises of 1948 be ful and carefree and conMirnt abled ui to play an outstanding

M the New Year role in the past-we look forwardto
filled. This is our wish for you.
of 1948 approaches. May a continuation of your goodwill

this Nom Year bring happiness in 11148.JOSSART.
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THE REXALL STORELouis
& KINCAID
J. Pappas James M. Dick
DEPENDABLE PLUMBING't


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Six VENICE GONDOLIER Friday. member 31.00s


SQUARE DANCE Check With Chief TIDE TABLES ....,

With proceeds to go Into theorganization' VENICE INLET
SKETCH
building fund, an When'Solicited CLASSTO
(Punta Rasa Correction)
old-fashioned square dance will By StrangersResidents BE WARTED:
be given next Monday evening by DECEMBER It-ll One day a week
.
the Venice-Nokomis Woman's of Nokomis and Englewood Fri. DK. M 1:01 p... .tlT ....
Club In Its auditorium over the ,.as well as Venice,'were 10,M p... 4:10m. p... SSSTiS
to check with Sat. DM. IT t 01 p. TiOT .... .
week
Gulf Theatre. Dancing, to the Invited this II141Bun p.m. 1101 p.iT Also private lessor ,
: music of a special orchestra will: Chief of Police Gerry Pestotn .. DM. M :Nm. .... All Interested In detalla,
start at 8:30: p.m. and the publicIs as to the reliability of strange Mon., Dee. i* 1t:1I .. 1:47 .... Please phone Veal
HAPPY invited. soliciting them for funds. ToM., Dec. 10 litt .... S.IT .... 15,5
I:IT p.m. t SO p.*. C. LOCItWOOD
Chief Pestotnlk's offer came as Wed., Dee II Ill .... 10:M .... I
NEW YEAR one result of the arrest here recently IIII p... tJI p...
FOR SALE ..
two women membP.rsof = = --
of

May !1)4S bring LYCHEE TREES a crew of magazine solicitors I F s j v.gg >w>*c
who had been "working1 Venice || VISITORS WELCOME
good fortune to Several VarietiesTHOUSANDS and Englewood. The women, II
Dorris Fulp and Luella J. Jones. Potted Plants Xmas
and TO
YOU yours. Wreaths
were taken into custody by Chief '
CHOOSE FROM II
Pestotnik and turned over to the !}J Crystalized Candies

MANGO TREESMany Sheriff's Office subsequently beIng <[I: Poinsettia Bougainvillea
KNOWLESJEWELERS charged with obtaining money ,I 1 Hibiscus

Varieties under false preteiftes. They were <
released later on $50 bonds II{SUMMERS & CURRY NURSERY
Post Office Arcade
LYCHEEORCHARDS Mrs. H.' S Bowden of Venice ;| TAMIAMI TRAIL PHONE
was one of those approached by 1 3121
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the magazine solicitors, one of tss, .:w''h.:w"w_ __ ',..".=-,,=__ ___<:e"-__ ="=',',,=,=,,,, ,
them claiming, she said that she !
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LAUREL. FLORIDAOn was acting on behalf of the "Bap-
Tamlainl Trail list Orphans Home in Arcadia." LARRY'S BAR & GRILL
4 Miles North of Venice Mrs. Bow den, suspicious, checked

with the Rev D. Campbell Craw__ "A Good Place To Meet"
ford, local Baptist minister. nuu A
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subsequent Investigation revealedthe
solicitor did not represent the BEER -' WINE LIQUORS
New Phone Number home.
PACKAGE GOODS
The crew, In the meantime, had
moved on to Englewood. but were
picked up in Venice by Chief Pes- Tamlaml Trail NOKOMIS Phone 3127
3601JOSSARTKINCAID totnlk when they returned here "SEASON'S GREETINGS"
later in the day. _


'The Anchorage'
"Sick Radios Made Well In Venice"
Reopens January 1 Modern Teat Equipment
"DEPENDABLE PLUMBING" Genuine Part*-Free Estimate
.
Plans to reopen "The Anchor' PHONE 2672B.
age" Lodge and Cottages In Nokomis .
& W. Record Players
\ on January 1 were announced
this week by Phil Coon Selrhl'lI.'arlson Portable Public Address Systemand
and his mother Mrs. C. J. Coon, For Rent By Day, Month or Week
Look! Look! -, who returned here two weeksgo Brcw.tfr Radio AC or Batterv Operated
from their summer resort In VENICE RADIO SERVICE

It's JOur roof,- what are you northern Wisconsin. Coon i
Franklin Lodge," on Trout Lak, 251 IV.enlce Avenue CECIL H. GRIEVE
going to do with those shingles
near Woodruff Wis.
that are turning up and deteriorating Mrs. Coon and her husband

" for the want of a pre who died in 1938, acquired the
; servative? Nokomis property on Dona Bay in CongratulationsTo
1 1936 Mrs. Coon and her son operated
1 Have jour roof SPRAYED "T'le: Archorase" until

aluminum Red or Green March, 1942. closing: it when he
went into service He way a plot: REESE'S DINING ROOM
on Tile, tin or wood shingles.
In the Air Transport Command.

We have the color if you have the roof. serving in the CBI theatre of op Located in the Old Bus Station
erations. The family has operated
their northern summer resort Operated by "Mom" Reese
T. E. HOLLANDOn for 55 years

Tamlaml Trail Phone May We Suggest That You Have Your
(Ned to NokomlsCommunity Venice LICENSE PENALTY
New Year's Dinner There.
Well) 3128Season's Miss Charlie Hagerman county

tax: collector, this week remindedall

holders of state and county IIlupatlonal VENICE-MYAKKA HOTEL

licenses that a 10 percent
penalty will be imposed unless Mr. and Mrs. Al G. Slack

Greetingsfrom they purchase their 1948 11-

censes by December) 31, next Wt'<1N

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New Year's A


HAPPY NEW YEAR

GreetingsFrom

To Our Many Friends


And Customers

VENICEBO'VLAIADE

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Edwin G. Fraser GRILLMRS PACKAGE LIQUORSr

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Published .very Frida,. Editorial end| business! office 313 W.at I Ito nipt.i "; \
Avenue, Venice Florid P. O. Box 632. Phone VJnic. I |i.m. Chuuh ...rvlro.I ,
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- NATIONAL EDITORIAL Nt,.... at Milml Avenue
ASSOCIATION Venice I ::

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!S WILLIAMS Office Manager h r IIr. C' I'. Jirnhiiii. r.t.i ;t

'ARD BRILEY, .. .. .-.... .. .. .. . Shop Foreman 10 ..m. Sunday 5rhoui.It .
a.m. PIPINIMIIIA. .
"S.rre" BOWEN ........ .. .. .. ... ... ... .Advertising Tao I'.m. I.r..nln'. IThll..d.
.,. till I.m.. young People's .1
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YEAR IN REVIEWContinued : ":,,,::, .

( from Page One) Save on Bread, Meat and Eggs Nausea CATtIC'I..IC.1 Taurus Arnae.HUKIf.

FEBRUARY 28 -- v..Jon, ,

first publication of The Gondolier In Its Introduce bill Rev. ('. L. Elf.-ride P.vtor'ri. !j
own plant.
prohibiting ,
I USe drat( nets 'In Inland 0 .m. Mug
Donations from the"Vtonlce-Nokomls-Iacorel district to the Sara- County 'Bill later was waters of Sarasota : i id
passed
and
Veterans Memorial Hospital pass the $4.000 mark with an- Is now law.)
ent of $1.000 contribution by Bernice and Robert R. Shanlcy KMI cadets leave MARCH 28 ,"
may Beach. winding tomorrow for Lyndon. Ky., aboard special train
Aunty School Superintendent Verman Kimbrough promises Mrs.up Ardrla their annual winter stay in Venice If
M.
ce Business Association meeting to recommend to county school Woman's'' Club LePelley named president of Venlce-NokcmlE '.'
I that It proceed to pick site for long-planned Venice school.
I Ralph G. Simpson Is elected commander of local "No-Vel Amertluittn League Entry te approved.of Venice Softball team In new Sarasota County Softball!
pvst.I .
I Samuel Marti and Ounhlld Nilsson appear in concert: here. under APRIL 4
bicej of Community Service Club. After studying a "census" that showed 169 of the pupils attend
| Coach 'Eddie Weber's KMI cages finish season with 21 straight log! the Nokomis and Laurel schools come from Venice as acalnst
only ici student hailing from Osprey. Nokomis Laurel and E-gle- I. ;
MARCH 7 wood combined, trustees of School District 8 agree to recommend
The Gondolier begins Its second year -of publics ion. Immediate construction of a school in Venice. I
Torrential downpour forces last-minute cancellation of Sparks An ordinance banning toilet facilities not connected with si pt'c .
cut benefit dress retKarsal. tanks iras adopted by the city council In what Councilman Finn '
Mrs. Anne Burls has been elected president of the No-Vel Amer- Caspersen declared was "the first definite step taken In 15 years" to I
i Lesion JtorrDhwy. eliminate slum conditions In the East Venice Avenue "Negro quar- iie.
Col. D. A. Graham is elected president of Englewood Chamber ters."

e. I Congressman Harold Knutson of Venice and Minnesota and R
Smyth Brohard named as "substitute" councilman for disabled ,0. Woodruff of Michigan "steal show" at membership dinner of C. .
lie Bolts. Jr. of C. at Tarpon Center Restaurant.
MARCH 14 APRIL 11 ,

| Urge DeSoto County delegation attends C. of C. and V.B. .- City council decides to collect personal property tax only on
fed meeting at Tarpon Center to map plans! for Venlce-Ar- businesses.B.

i "short cut" highway proposal. Committee named to recom- E Bowen of Nokomis elected president of Venice-Nokomis i
1 specific route. P-TA., first time In history of the organization that It Is headed Make your kitchen modern eel .t tatrents
I 1fr,. Charles McO. :Roberts reports Venice-lWkiimls-Laurel rests by a man. erith gkamin0 while
contributed 1265.16 In helping Sarasota County more than i'oangdotra epuii' t.
s IU $9.000 goal by racking up a total donation of over $15,000. APRI7 18 f
Hiram R. Ide superseded Phillips H.
MARCH 21 by Mallory. new city supervisor -
I H. S. BO'W' en. farmer city councilman and owner tof the Venice In posts of city building plumbing and electrical inspector. r
1 Shop, is re-elected president of the Venice-Nokomis Chamber City council balks at giving county school board five-year "op- Modernizeyour V'
ant tion" on free deed of Venezia Park school site without definite assurance -
City council files school will be built here.
normal application for portion rf Venice Army
Base. Including the three mile-long cement runways, the $250.000 APRIL 25
in hangar, and numerous smaller buildings. Workmen engaged In widening and repavlng the 18-mile stretch
Phillips H. Mallory Nokomis Is appointed "city supervisor." of the Tamlaml Trail between Sarasota and Venice reach this communlty.s -
Special committee recommends "township line" running due northern city limit.J. .
t from Nokomis as rout for Venice-Arcadia "slion cut." W Ladd takes over Venice Beach Casino from Frank Raeburn.
Englewood Lumber and Supply. Inc.. headed by Chidester John- MAY t kitchen
opens for business hi Englewood. Work starts on US.000 business building for Dr. T. S. Thompsonat }
Representative Jerry Collins, after mass meeting here, agrees to I northeast corner of West Venice Avenue and Nokomis Avenue.

I MAY 9 AT LOW COST '
Poll conducted by Venice Business Association chows overwhelm-
Ingly favorable sentiment for immediate construction of a new school

In Venice. 154 to 3. exciting new Younp-
Fictitious Name LawIn MAY 16 THE Kitchens come

Seventeenth International Tarpon Tournament gets under way packed with features that win
with two of the first three catches being weighed in at the Tarpon make every kitchen tank eao-

Florida, it is unlawful for any person or per- Center docks here. ier. Cluteninj white "Kitch.enaider" -
Former Venice Army Air Base chapel acquired by Catholic cabinet Hints witlaJlOl'I't'llIin
sons to engage in business under a fictitious name Church, being moved to site on northwest corner of Nassau Street enameled
top,convenient -
unless said fictitious name has been registered with and West Tampa Avenue opposite KMI. spacious| table top
shows traffic Tamlaml Trail Just no'th
State survey report on
the clerk of the circuit court of the county in whichIS of Venice approximated 400 vehicles per hour during peak tourist floor cabinets roomy watt

located the firm's principal place of business. months: of January February MAY March. cabinets from. All, are Youngstown yours to doom unit

Before the circuit court clerk can accept this F.-TA, with other organizations, 23 and !individuals co-operating, are solidly different made of steel u ,j
many styles and
t
announces plans for extensive summer recreation for both
registration, a notice of intention to register the fic- adults and children. program sizes that sill exactly fit JOUr

''tious' name must be published for four consecutive Otto Schedler of Milwaukee. Wl,., a Venezia Hotel guest catches needs and your budgeL
weeks. Ml's-pound silver king to take lead In race for Tarpon Tournament Now on display.
"rand prize a 1947 automobile. You cap start now to modernize
Negotiations for purchase and reopening in the fall of the VenIce your kitchen with a
The information required is simple and our Golf and Country Club by a group of Philadelphia! men were an- Youngstown "Kitchell i.lW"

charge/ is the standard amount set up by law for pub- nounced by Col. A. C. Earnshaw as being virtually completed. for monthly pnjniiiilj iu low

Icahon of such notices. When notice has rune MAYO:: as $5.00.
your Winning their first two games, the Venice Softball players are
prescribed four consecutive times, we will furnish led with Sarasota for first place In the "Ame:Icpn" division of then

you 'with a notarized "Affidavit of Publica- \v Sarasota County Softball League. (t1l'Jk' 7"khcm
lion "' Ten girls and three boys arc awarded diplomas: at Venice-Noko
which you then file with the clerk of the cirCUIt mls High School.

court. County School Superintendent Verman Kimbrough tells V.BA. / taT
delegation there Is little likelihood of new high school for Venice In I1I1LLINS
If near future "until building costs come down" and announces .a
.. you haven't with this law or
yet complied
,
opposition to new elementary school here so long as schools at Laurel KING
you are just starting a new business, why not letHE and Nokomis have available space.

GONDOLIER begin publication of the necessary Bill designating Venice-Arcadia "short cut" road as a state high- Furniture Co.
way becomes law without Governor Caldwell's signature.Nearly .
notice this week? Call Venice 3131 t J right now, 300 persons attend Englewood funeral of Dr. Mary Wol- "We Feather Your Nest

Wile 1 you have it in mind. cott Green 76, long-time resident of that community With A Little Down"
Major William Jonas elected president of Englewood C. of C. Phone 30 -

.......... succeeding Col. D. A. Graham, who was called away from Englewdod PUNTA GORDA: FLA.
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Face Eight VENICE OONDOLim Deee ..

-- Hayward 8. Green of Englewood, Pallbearers

/ Statewide CheckOf 'Epiphany Guild'To John E. Green of St. Petersburg, Stuart Anderson were, Ieo
SPRAY PAINTING 'WUUa.a.
and Harry C. Green of New York Helm, Herbert 1
A.
FURNITURE Be Hold Three AIfgR
AUTOS Autos to
._ City ley Lampp, and Haroi4 p
I Bernie Reading I Made January 115A Benefit PartiesThe ,

At Earl'R Pure Oil Station '
Phone 2741 statewide check of automo- ladies of the (Catholic)
I"" I I 'Ih biles to discover mechanical de- Church of the Epiphany have EVERY DAY PRICES TO FIT YOUR PupWALLACE'S

fects will be made by the Florida formed the Epiphany Guild and
Highway Patrol from January I 1 are planning a series of three GROCERYFrozen
to January 15. It was disclosed! parties after the first of the year.
here this week by State HighwaY: Proceeds will be used to reduce Foods Staples Dairy
Patrolman MacRae Walling, local the debt on the new Venice Meats Producta

officer. church.

FOR EXPERT SHOE REPAIR G. T. Venice Chief of Police Gerry The first of these parties is TAMIAMI. TRAiL NORTH OF NOKOMi.
Pestotnlk and his assistant Herb scheduled to be held Wednesday Dally 8:30 A.M. 8:30 PM
Ralph's Shoe Repair
will co-operate In at the Pines
Hanchey Jr. evening, January 14 Sunday. 9 00 A.M. 1:30 PM 4
('oP. ROT St tba SARASOTA : :30 P.M. -7;3|
the local check. Hotel, made available throughthe fX
Officers will hand each motorist -' courtesy of Herbert T. Carl
a Up showing whether then son and John Clarke.
DON & BUD'S are defects in the horn, brakes, The Guild will hold Its monthly
windshield wipers tires lights or meetings Immediately after the 9
FRUITAnd other safety devices, and request of
am mass on the first Sunday
him to make needed repairs Im- each monthFuneral. OPEN
SOON
VEGETABLESTAND mediately.No .
arrests will be made for Held for
failure to comply, but records will

On Tarn lam] :Trail be kept and cases will be followed :Pioneer ResidentOf
up with later Investigations.
NORTH NOKOMIS
A windshield sticker showing a EnglewoodFuneral THE NEW
Next to Lairyi Place
car had been checked will be past-
OPEN NIGHTS ed up to keep the owner from being services for Mrs. Eliz-

stopped more than once. abeth H.Green, 85 a pioneer res-
ident of Sarasota'County who Venice"Tubatoriun
I IDEAL FOR YOUR $75.000 SALE died last Sunday night from a
Florida Vacation Announced several weeks ago heart attack at her home in Englewood .
I' sale of the Worthington Apart were held last Tuesday
Private Swimming Pool ments In Venice was recorded in afternoon, with the Rev. George
Close to Gulf
Beach
and Golf Course circuit court In Sarasota this L. Harper, pastor of the Engle- "
Spacious Living and week, with stamps indicating a wood Methodist Church officiating -
Sun Rooms $75.000 transaction The propertywas Interment was in Englewood ,
Writ for Rates and transferred from C. K. Cal- Cemetery.Mrs. .
Further Information laham trustee, to the Worthington Green. whose husband was
Copper Kettle Inn Apartments. Inc., headed by the late Harry C. Green Sr., secretary Latest Automatic
Herbert T. Carlson and John::: of the Sarasota Chamberof
Venice Florida Clarke, who recently purchased Commerce in 1922-23, Is sur- Laundry Equipment

j the Pines Hotel here. vived by a son Harry C. Green,
Jr. Englewood postmaster: a sIs-
ter-in-law. Mrs. Virginia Freese
DependableService LETTERSTo of Englewood: three grandsons 249 West Venice Avenue


Il'I TheEDITOR ] NEW PHONE NUMBER I
: \\E SPECIALIZE IN Venice 3671 Between Venice Pastry Shop and Venice Radio Smte)

; Chrysler Products I RICHARD Real Estate H. OEDNEY Office, Inc. I

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This Is a note from a lover of
JOB PRINTINGSIGNS
t GEORGE T. DEVLIN I dogs, and may not be very well
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Phone 2581Phones written But It can let you know I
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Just how I feel.
Last Friday my do j, "Bunkey,"
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came home shot through the face
2633 .-Sarasota- 2529 and neck. If this was an accidentI MENUS
don't know Anyway I have this

AmbulanceService much to say: It dldnt look like FORMS
an accident to me.
But I do want to Inform the NOTICESTICKETS
person or persons who can ac-
1 Day or Night
count for It that they did a good
Prompt and CourteousROBARTSSHANNON' job. They should see him now,
through the eyes of someone who POSTERSBOOKLETS
loved him, as he tries to eat or
Funeral Home >>.cep. Not one restful moment has
he had. for his face and neck are PLACARDS
so bad he Is unable to carryon
his dally habit of being a watch ENVELOPES
Your dog for a small baby as'ell as

"STANDARD OIL" Just a dog: you love to have BULLETINS
around
Service and If It was done on purpose, whoever PAMPHLETS.
General RepairGuaranteed did It I hope they have a
L HAND BILLS
Very Merry Christmas. and sleet 1
Jobs on the thought as many of cur
great general have said "A Joo BILL H E A D SSTATEMENTS

Zeigier & Sons well done."

Adele V. Smith
NOKOMIS Phone 2754 LETTER HEADS

FOR QUICK RELIABLE

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ROOFING SUNDRIES & SODA .
Roof Woik of All Kinds
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tMIV P. JONES Venice Gondolier
Modern Fountain
Phone Bus 2873 -Home 2981 Service

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BRICE RIGBY Sandwiches Coffee

General Painting Contractor 1 Xmas GiftsEnglewood 3131
Interior & Exterior Decorating 313 West Venice Avenue VENICE, FLORIDA Phone ,

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WASTED FOR SALE REAL ESTATE FOR SALE BUSINESS PERSONALS LEGAL NOTICES.


vlnnTVR9 .01 all kind.- P. writer RFMINGTON Like portnl.li. niilnrW tsnc- Nokoml HVFROOM' ... HOME n" Hay Point. Earl Cottrell Paul! NaPD4J ,'" Mil II'r OP INfrNTlOV: :V
tall Virile. *
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.... 1071 .djulnln." I.*. Rraonnhle. FICTITIOUS HAMS
SEPTIC TANK CLEANING IIEr.hTFR
If TO t
In.\rd. write Box I), Gi.n- 'Mmfern. .. MTt"
dnlirr. pumping tn'ilPnwnt Work iniftntwd 'I II In n i r It n""I < hcrehy
ICE IIOX. SO-lb capacity All mrtnl Phone Sarasota 7U-6IO hut h. 1 I. rnn'',,v11ne! KAoI Lumt0tex
Price 110 rxccllvnt cuiulltlm, I'h ------- .' .. --- - ., at F.nalcwxd. Ytor
nr DrSIUAHIF.: SELECTIONof bndneso .d S.nn.lh "' n.'
S>74. J. K. Hill ..11..1.A and r .llenlil! ENER\L REPAIRS Lawn m...'.',. Ida, umler ,!: flrtitluu' name of ;
sites
in city OIl Vrnlc. "
machine. .... Washing SUPPLY
sewing .t. ma.chin. ". '1.1\\(1(111 1.1'.IItl'1t t
HL.T'V"1 II Inters-trd "'a..1 yui ..n. Saws ."., c. A. 1.,1. r: 1 d of the
9 .. .. *tc prn"" i Ie"ra"
.ROOMY... radar baby bed, ".','.p.r Aililmi. ni.. f'. Venire. FluDON'T but off Trail near Snow Ha-hir P"Im 0. and I :'hi".imr tart ifi.lluv .<" : :ho... name and plart'' J
wltr
Ilianmahly prlcnl Mr. J. W.
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157. I auralDRIVFWAYS f.rtnmwiT
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if rro ui a
: No.m.n. Mvrllr A"nu.. P. O tin Kl -. -- -- n .
Vanlm. WISH YOU Muck. fill illrt Jnnuun. niMtlumn Florida.Ownrrnhlp '
HAD PUT IN. "r F.nal.1 Lumber *. .
| thrll amriYt work of all klmlinlkrr with
fiiiiII' TWO 4 BURNFR ELECTRIC RANC1-S 50' x 159' Building LotsOro'eland Louis Ailornn Phone 1112 fliiPI.lv('hlrfiter I. H.Ji f.hnnPnMirlilor Hi",*: } ,10. IwniT... MilIt ,!(
wooden l Ire bones. ...rl.* ".n.. dun nt :
room t.M.. and .10.1,.. wicker fiiinllurt. Avenue )ltFlSMAKING11..U"n... U".n. I .. the ( I..t ';
epplt ''B
Repair I tn
Ihiiln it'enl
Shoe
eke's metal h.d".... furnltun. .. Fine Bwii.it Mr. T. F fI..oI.II" I. m.
talili lump.Aim Samoan
JS.'I (,ri.v<'ta-,1 A\.. hint J 2DRTROSO of ilia C ('curt in end for J t"
zed 1:10
hnll.llnr. : :
1. old Fin station oarse mmylrli. with .I. $200.00 t'.tnty. : ,. I. nwi'dr Inc amid named
Next Inn ShcMni. rahinrtl ,,,..,,,. .
and .1..11. 1. d, t"p"I usd.I1 + ;
Colored Section) STURDY PLANTS Aw 11.r.Ida E..I """ r
Vela Air. hiwpltal fqulpnwM 1'i,.' "...h.l. 1n. lati Venire Mill Paved Electricity Water. S Nl'IMRV Imnl( ,,,, ; A"f ; "Mhaml I 'i
EMal.IMi.il Inn Ihl- 211" day of
OIL COOK non: with hb' ...... $J5. Fee Simple Deed. Tom right nt I.a.,.. fart Off,."'. r.mlcr wit I y;,,in De"i,
Also water pomp 1110"11' m..I.... II". Purchaser to pay Iv Abstract CIImrFT'R: JO'tNSOKVdTUr }

It Pays To Play larlr'. Tin, 1I'm. F.n"I."t If abstract dirtied. LEGAL NOTICES 1'"I.Q'I,,'. 12. 19, 20. Ip17. 1.1j.'"

I'ORTAIIU; WHEEL: ('II \III. Ph..n.al3l. "
Hncy.heal ----- NOTICE IIF INTENTiTO : : .\
YOUR FISHING AND H. N. HF.lt TlR "U TITIt1II1 N IV'= '"' IXTrNTlOV .
Wimmei'sREALTOR
M A Coon IIIV fur Foil A 1 h. ooo'i" r.anwl d. h. ,. in or'.t Ihn' TO RHl'Tllt HCmi'Mrl RAMS
SPORTING NEEDS. 11411 Cmk-if tilirkiht, fir holy IVn Tli '))1, ) nn nndurtin., r n .. muter I ,, '.. 'II.. i'ni.r- .'ncl I il" IntU certify that
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duringth* ilauitne. VENICE FLORIDA ,: :" at \ nl.t. I I.rUa. under
P&IIPORTING I -. \t-\Kr: : 1I'll' MATOItll Lh<. I ,nil In."i. name ofYAt.tr
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REM. ESTATE: MHUCECmunit M"II..".... :01.'<:"" L l>il Rio At', uf nwhlenr: ,. un' a. fallow 1
Fnrida: R".n.m.n's 81'.11.1" I HICK none 11.1. ,'rnirr. t kirlila. 1:.'neat J. loop! 1'" .:, II,,iMii.
0" Venice Nakxmla 1I.n" lI.nl.l. Jack M. MCan-l I IVI Rlu Apt." Von'Ire Nis F.. ...'IT.Mi.nhlp Vrnnn.. 1'I.i.I .".
Back home this week for the Finn.I. ,. ( ...fI. I'one'n: t And Funds
the rOKTnKK.4 .'UFA And dim I. .
phone 3132 ""ni-n.hii .r Venice Tnlwli < I. .. follows I
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Christmas holidays were Jim and .nil. .f .M'llHWIHT.... ,, HOHIIIA1. I I h. i l.. it'M' nvtifn.nt ...tali \lnrlfr.na. Milan. .!. Ml', E:' .1 J. I'rt. ,0'
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I In our Ino'nttnn tit !
Jones. Marine Corporal Howard : I".rlk i. fi.liim. Ml.ru. bu.hu.iHirtunilli '. of tin tinull 0-ml: :I In 11 :.10 for fa.aaui*
| i.f the Circuit Court In and f"r Fiirn- r oCounty. ;
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Hid Innmr M-lup.. Inrlud Huriiln. to iirl.l.r the MM nami dimly hi. rim. t. nmM Hi. ".1 nuw
Chenault. Jerald and Raymond Inir motor nmru trallir ramp, htl.'IHrntint .. .,.r.n.... TuliHUriiim umhr r thi .pruvl.luni ..r Venice urht anil .Su.l", imikr tap ,'.
PHILCO FREEZER : : ranthw turn and trnnn vf Chapter *"0/.* 1..1 ....riilnArt. I""" onto ..r (hiu.t.r, 2HIVI Law K
Duke Donald M:kescll, Miss Ber- Limitand mull trmw <>r I luml A ( Ifll.Wllnru Florida Art. if It'll.
HAtE FEW FOR n.nii.l.u. r..;.nl Mr\irv Srn I far fore u LIT hands thl 2liJ tiny ifDiTrmhrr Wlln. our hun.l. this 11th day of DrunilHr. '
IMMEDIATE DELIVERY nadine Daves. David Mt-lroy) Billy ; d"t" bill nvtlonJHFOITT. :1FKASUB: M<.('AmI, rlvNrr.f J. IMTUtMIA ( ;
Mansberger and Charles Wynne. ,. '
JACK M. :MilAKrl F I I.II11Pil.lUhl
I I REALTY INVESTMENTS: I I'uhlwhl 0... C6. I'' 47 Jan t. ". III. 11.<. I>ivl!. Ill. M, II'17 Jan 2. ItU

FORGreen's HJ First Strict Fort My.... riorldi

Fuel "Eir.rythinr! In Rl :'Ia'." YEAR IN REVIEW ,
I B..IH the UbUAL unit UNUSUAL t
Continued from Page Seven)

-I Call SERVICE Venice JUNE 13 f If'

2372 or 2661 Methodist ChurchTo Formation of a Lions Club in Venice with Phillips H. Malloryas
president is announced

Hold Service Plans. for creation of an American Legion post In Englewood disclosed

The Rev, George L. Harper succeeds the Rev. Maurlece Felton :;
1 FOR New Year's EvePlans as pastor of the Venlce-Nokomls I Methodist Chuich
New Venice Furnituie Co store owned by R. O Haines to open

FINE for a Watch-Night sere next week. ;f
JUNE 20
ice at the Venice-Nokomis Meth I
-\ WORK City council calls special "advisory' election for August 4 to vote j ,
odist Church on New Year's Eve
In certificates to finance the
$177.95hilro I \\ on < 1) issuance of $275000 revenue
next Wednesday were announced I proposed new sewer system and disposal plant and < 2i to approve 41
Open 8 a.m. to 6 p m. this week by the pastor the or reject a plan to refund the citys $312000 bonded Indeb'l'dnelS.

Saturday 8 a.m to 8 p.m. Rev. George L. Harper. Edward King theological student from Evanston. Ill, will conduct ..I
services at St. Marks Episcopal Church while Or. ,
MITCHELL'S summer I-
Radios From $19.95 .
I At 7:30: p.m., the Men'i Fellow- Leonard W. 8 Stryker. regular pi lest In charge Is up no:th '
HA MUSIC SHOP BARBER SHOP ship Club will meet for about an Mrs. Elizabeth Terry opens Terry Beauty Shop in Buikley build- "

W. Venice Ave. Phone t651 132 W. Venice Ave. hour At the same time in other Ing Nokomis. '

Venice Agency church rooms the ladies will Heeding a protest from KMI officials the county commissioners
RALPHS SHOE REPAIR this week refused to approve transfer of Charles Macatee's: liquor [ i.
meet. At approximately 8 :30. a license from the Fiesta Restaurant to the Slede Building here although -

Watch-night and Communion the city council had previously okayed use of the premisesfor .

service will be held in the Sanctuary a restaurant and cocktail lounue: .

Stop At B & B BARFor At 9::15, refreshments will JUNE 27
State Sanitary Engineer David B. Lee. In speech to Venice Lions
be served In the church parlors.
The Coldest Beer in Town Club members urges Venice to build sewer system at once.
I The Rev. Harper said the entire Efforts are being made to obtain freedom for Calvin Holder ;t

Schlitz service will be over before 10 father of nine taken into custody here as being an escapee 13 years '

Ruppert I p.m. and everyone Is cordially Invited ago from a Polk County prison camp. Despite petitions front leading I :'
Pabst citizens locally. Holder who had led an exemplary life during the t
I3allentineMiller's : to attend. intervening years had to return to Bartow and only recently was released -

to be reunited with his family here.) t.
Carlinsj's JULY 4 .5
A 1947 assessment roll of 2.928775 for Vcnce. ai compared to : t;

Budweiser Tropical last year'a total of $2,099.200, was accepted by the city council front :
Mrs Helga Roess-Slede. city assessor Of the $2.928: .775 total $492 \..+.
BEER TO TAKEOUT 240 was homestead exempt: $236700 school exempt, and $41,000 .
church exempt leaving $1.795,000 available for general tax purposes 10.

Big P.-T.A.-sponsored Fourth of July celebration rrre climaxed, r
by fireworks In evening as crowd of srveial hundred watches i In beauty ;
contest delayed nearly an hour by an extra heavy downpour. ;yt
BE SMART : Peggy Bradford H-v! .r-ol1 Venlce-NokcmW High School girl wins '
Miss Tarpon of 1947' title. Sala! Jean Curtis of Sarasota wins the i
Have Your Hair Cut to Fit Your Miss Pcmpano" '19-14 years) title and Carol Lee Tate of Englewoodwins ,-

Personality with II the "Miss Mlnrow" award. "5'

f! "4 Way Hair Shaping"CHARM Formation of a new American JULY II Legion post in Englewood was 'j

I Ic. decldi-d upon last Monday nl ht. It will be called Lemon Bay post. \

Reflecting Venice's steadily prrgiesslng: growth it was reported
I building permits Issued here during the first six months of 1947 totaled -

I Need $117776 cr nearly three times the comparable figure of $39.-

Beauty Salon 630 for 1946
L.ettcrhc ads? Cite counc!!'g decision to assess occupational license fee againstboardinc
TRIXIE LtCILE I schoo' including KMI of ficm $10 to $15 per student

\:/ 223 West Miami Ave. Enveopes! ? splits city opinion wide open
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Phone 2811 JULY
L........ Business Cards? City council adopts 'KMI tax' oidlnance by 2 to 1 vote despite
I.- at council session and petition sub-
NOW pottedsbyr foes of movement, headed by Louis Pappas and H S

You Can line Your Bowden
IN A 'Re'd tide" Influx of dead fish on loral beaches appears\ to be
? PRINTING WORK near end as various private and official investigators continue efforts -

Dine Right In Ven'ce! to agree on cause,
HURRY Lanrston Construction Co. of Orlando Is reported to be low bid-

313 W. Venice Ave der. with offer of $83421 to resurface 17 miles of state highway between

Phone 3461'if Phone 3131 Englewood and Murdock
L JULY 25

J. D. Tate Englewood grocer, named commander of new Lemon

No Answer Call 2955 VeniceGondolier Bay post of American Leplon: L A. Alnger Is vice-commander.deaths.
Investigators blame mlcro-organl! for "red tide' fish
AUGUST 1

VENICE Inc. Otto Schedler of Milwaukee. WIs. with his 1411 ;-plund tarpon
TAXI SERVICE of 17th.
caught off Venice early In the competition is adjudged winner
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YEAR IN REVIEW Beach.Mr. and Mrs. George Cunning \1S110Rt
Visitors 1 1Harl'
I Winter T. 8. Cox,
ham. Radford. Va.. Trlbby Apt,. of the Venice
Continued from Page Nine) h Store, had a
welcome
and Mrs. Alfred Baureau
Mr.
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a hol1dl1
International automobile
Tarpon Tournament
grand price of new Prtse visit
Cadillac. secretary of Sprtnghill Mass., Granada Apts. this week from
A. Beach Ida
Under new county "permanent registration" law. all Sarasota ) Chamber of Harry H. Offord. Shelter Island and dauBhter-m-u, JMr
County voters start registering today. (This has nothing to do with the Venice-Nokomis ,. Rut
John
all N. Y Orange Apts. Noko- H.
City of Venice registrations.) Commerce, yesterday urged Cox of Wit
NoVel post. American Legion announces plans for big Labor winter visitors to register at the mls. I Wyoming
Day celebration here. C. of C. office. Among recent registrations Mr. and Mrs. Robert N. Jen-
Mrs. George Hauser of Venice Is re-elected president of the SOLD! Through
Southwest Florida Baptist Woman's Missionary Union at quarterly are the following: nings, New Castle. Ind., 328 Sor- cents per word)
i wsoclational session In Sarasota. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Kester. St. rento St, rled ad. Gondolier
AUGUST 8 Louis Mo., Del Rio Apts.F .
Venice voters approve sewage disposal project 51 to 14. and bond I
refunding proposal. S3 to 9. In "advisory referendum." B.. Cunningham Indiana.
City council amends "KMI ordinance" to provide for assessment Penn., Park Terrace Apts.
or flat $12 per pupil fee Miss Elizabeth Cunningham
Principal Homer Mikesell of Venice-Nokomis High School announces -
school. this year will have staff of 11 teachers largest In its Indiana Penn, Park Terrac
history. Apts.
STARTTHE
Arthur H. Tiede-
(Continued Next Week) Mr. and Mrs.

..............+.. .... ... ..a.444- mann, Chicago 111. 911 Grove- "
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1i land Ave.
MAY WE SERVE YOU t Paul C. Hutchins Gainesville! ,
Fla., Howards-Nokomis.!
\ NEW YEAR'S DINNERREESE'S t Loyd Purcell Starnes Chester 1948 NEW YEAR

S. C., Howards-Nokomis.
AT t Oswald E. Greene Chester, S.

C., Howards-Nokomis. RIGHT
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I A. C. Lelshman Schenectady
N. Y., Copper Kettle Inn.
Nels Johnman St. Charles III.,

;. t Cosby Apts. There'll Be A Gala Time
O. B. Anderson. ChautauquaN.
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: ; $2.00 ROAST TURKEY 32.00() t t .Mr.Y.. and Tribby Mrs.Apts.Guy F. Akin. For All New Year's Eve at

Chautauqua N. V, Tribby Apti
; FULL COURSE DINNER i Mr and Mrs. Harry Winter.
; Chicago 111. 302 W Venice A\c Tarpon Center
Served 4 Blanche S. Rulon Arlington.

i FAMILY STYLE t Va. Del Rio Apts.
.. Mrs. Lorraine E. Ball Arlington RESTAURANT and BAR
Va., Del Rio Apts.
Z OPEN NEW YEAR'S DAY 12:00 to 8:30 P.M. \ Dean H. E. Enders and ..wife.
Lafayette Ind., 540 Riviera St.
: For Reservations! Phone Venice 2782 DANCE TO THE MUSIC
Mr and Mrs. Charles F. Newell OF
Media Penn., Hotel Venezia.
: Mr. and Mrs. H. Snyder Detroit RALPH MILLER

: ALSOSTEAKS: CHICKEN ROASTS SEAFOOD I Mich.. Venice Bay Trailer AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Park.
i Mr. and Mrs. Peter Belsiot Gulf DINNER DANCE $4 Per Person
Old Bus Terminal Hours: Daily lunch 12:00 %:00 p.m. View Apts.
'l : Xuniaml Trail Dinner 5:30.. 8:30 p.m. Keith C. Jones, McComb Miss. I
Sunday 12:00 8:30:
p.m.
Venice Bay Trailer Park. Phone 2056 for Reservations
i Closed Every Monday 4 Mr. and Mrs. Oeo. H. KauII-1

YN1NtNS.NttN1N.,N1,1i1,111ttINNN.,1ylAtlhll. man Alpena Mich.. ..

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