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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 10, 1948
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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Holding Location: University of Florida
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System ID: UF00079934:00148
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Succeeded by: Gondolier (Venice, Fla.)

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Winners In City Council Election

Retty Wins Race


Air fVICTOR


For City Council





; I French Lost

Betty Lees I No Time--

Starts: City Repair WorkCity Only BattleWith

Councilman Victor Ratty

IN losing no time in carrying
oiu
only 184 of the city rcgU-
his campaign to work
promises
tered voters casting ballots, the
hard" to Venice
Improve lace for posts on the Venice City
Although it was only Tuesdaythat Gouncl ended Tuesday with the
he was circled, he volunteered -
Victor Albert
election of Retty,
yesterday to put a roof on
SK'grist and Smyth Brohard
the old bandstand In the park
kelly, owner of the Gulf Theatre r
opposite the Civic Center,
received 111 votes to defeat
Alter Inspecting the Bite with
Graham French for the one-year
Mayor Louis Suter and George
term left vacant by the resignationof
Younghi, a local contractor,
ailing Councilman George W.
Retty said he would take chargeof
Bolts, Jr. in October. French, whoIs
BETTY S\ii-T11 BROHARD ALBERT SIEGREST the work and do a great deal
vice president and treasurer ot
of it It others would help him.
the Venice Country Club, was
Youngberg Immediately offered -
give 69 votes Both are ST yean

[hamber Election Hider Buys Pines Hotel I I project to, and donate Owner rafters Dan for Oprisiu tho old.

SicgrUt, 42, was given 135 votes
I of the Valencia Apts said hI! )
heduled Tonite would help with the labor. Oth- and a four-year term. A former
Renames It Gulf BreezeThe ers willing to work or donate dairy machinery equipment distributor -
at White Plains N. Y., ha
materials should get in touch
I Acting to pave the way for a chances for a successful Venice winter season were given A Culf Theatre will take the place of Councilman
with Rttty at the
ick change in the structure and boost Monday when the Pines Hotel, imposing 100-room structure at the will George Higcl, who is retiring after
The only cost to city i
fides of the Venice-Ncko Harbor Dr. and W, Venice Ave., was purchased by A. B. Hider of th J he a few dollars for a roof hcrving a similar tern SipgrUt +

amber of Commerce, the gen Stone Groves I cov-I was not opposed.
enng, according to Mayor
*I membership ",Ill meet In spe Hider, formerly a businessman In Binghamton, N. Y, Immediately Brohard, 41, was aUf unopposed

I session tonight to elect a new' announced that he was renamingthe -- and received 147 votes A former

man board of director Place the Gulf Breeze Hotel after the sale, Hider said he wa Area Christmas Seal Sale school principal and now :owner of

The session, to be held in the and would open It sometime be. going to try to make the Gulf Smlttys Tavern on the Tamlaml

(MC Center; Is scheduled to gel tween now and Jan. 1. An extensive Breeze: 'the finest hotel on the Still Short of Goal Trail, he will serve two more yearsin

der way at 7:30 p. m. advertising campaign U now west coast of Florida He Intendsto While a total of $223.30 had been the post he has filled' for the

( Voting for the election ha ac. being planned, he said, and will make Us facilities available "at collected from the sale of Christ past year by appointment. i

pally been taking place all week, seek to Attract vlsitlors here from moderate rates," he added, so that 'mas Seals In the Venico-Nokomis- Discrepancy Explained ('t

ince members were sent ballots the north and other sections of the decent people of average means Englewood area when first reports) The discrepancy in vote totalsis

mtalnlng the names of 18 candi' country can afford to stay there. were made Wednesday night, the due to the fact that some voters 1

The hotel, which has been closed In addition to its 100 rooms, th- drive was still far short of its goal Indicated choices for only one of t

LATE' FLASH : since previous owners and leasers three-story hotel contains a cock-1 This was announced yesterdayby two candidates It was disclosed tt

Those elected to the new board ran into financial difficultieslast tall lounge, dining room, tropic High School Athletic Director when members of the presentcouncil

f directors of the chamber ofmlllf'rce spring, was purchased by Hider patio, sun deck and outdoor ) Charles Gadd, who is serving ar certified the ballots at the

were James T. Blurt. for around $100,000. The exact swimming pool. It was built In drive chairman He said that because end of a regular meeting Tuesday

George Edmondson, A. B. amount cannot be Immediately determined 1926 by the Brotherhood of Locomotive of an anticipated Increase night at the Civic Center.

Ider, George Devlin and M. A.ralwrlL because of the complicated Engineers Realty Corp, is the cost of the work of the The council also administered a

nature of the deal It was and as the Park View Hotel was Sarasota County Health and Tuberculosis the oath of office to Retty as soon

tel for the directors' sold to Hider by Mrs Fred Al-] the scene of lavish entertainments Assn next year. It had u the certification was completed

ctual: positions bee, widow of a former owner, after for the notable and notorious been hoped that 60 percent maN permitting him to take office
counting of the ballots will
t she had bid it In at an auc- figures who. operated In Florida could be collected from the seal it once and fill the vacancy that

take place until the meeting, tltllIn Sarasota following a during the boom. tale this year than last. The 1947 nas existed on the group since )
low'ever, and will be
results
an- foreclosure against Joseph R. The building became the Florida proceeds totalled about S629 Botts left. In accepting the oath

unced finished.as soon. as the tabulating Weinstein of Perth Amboy, N. J. Medical Center, hospital for Two more weeks are left for the Retty said he was 'very gratefulo

Gondolier Page Eleven) drive. the people of Venice for the
In a statement to the (Continued on :
Take
Over In JanuaryThe confidence they had shown In him,

new officers will take work hard to<
ind that he would
arle cf the chamber at the regally Yacht Flabbergasts Venice
scheduled membership SternWheeler I ;justify itBrohard. y
was also sworn in dur-
eating on Jan. 28, when all press the session because he IS'll. t

> directors will automatically Vessel Braves Gulf by the wash of a barge that towed ng
' Tiny and Mrs Emerson Renz of Columbus (Continued on Page Two)

'tire After Cruise from Ohio Ohio. Benz a plumber, said them between New Orleans and f
In the past, only one-third of Eiloxl And the fact that
despite
he built it to put In Buckeye Lake, Manhattan Farms Manager
l>e directors have retired In any Fishermen at the Tarpon Center near Columbus, but decided to use the! boat draws only 11 inches of Hurt by Falling TrailerW

pie year, and both election ant docks were sure this week that- it to realize a boyhood dream of water, it had to be drydocked at

fating of new ones took place ate to put it mildly i.- they had seen cruising south In his own yacht. Appalachicola to repair a hole R. Ward, manager of the

k group annual meeting in Feb- everything. Left Ohio In SeptemberThe punched in the hull by a stump. Manhattan Farms project east of

ary, The situation wan changed Reason was the appearance couple reached Venice by The Interior of the sternwheeler Venice, was Injured early this

directors eve retired In 'any one Monday morning of the "SaiSack bringing! the "Sad Sack" south is comfortable, having sleeping veek when a small trailer fell on

r, and both election and seatingnew Ohio and accommodations for tree, a gal- him as he sought to hook It to '*
," a vessel whose appearance through the Musklngum,
ones took place at the caused more stir than would have Mississippi Rivers, and across tho ley with hot and cold running wa- ractor

OUP'I annual meeting In Febru- resulted If a mermaid and a sea gulf and through sectons of the inland ter, built-in radio, electric lights! ,Taken to Dr T S Thompsonor
: The situation was changedthe and other conveniences. The treatment. Ward was found ta
left Ohio on
serpent climbed on the dock together waterway They l
members on Nov 26 when Sept. 12.. craft's speed In calm water Is lave a broken left leg and lacerations -

y voted to reduce the size of pleasant, they about six miles per hour. of the left hand. He was released -
cruise was
craft was a 30foothouse The
h e board to five members from The strange "Sad Sack" Is defi- The couple left Venice about after treatment but will
with artiny said, but the
Present 15 and to shorten all boat, equipped, like thofe on nitely not a deep water boat. It I 11:30: Monday night to take ad- tear a leg cast for about eight

rllla to one year Instead of three stern paddle-wheel The bounces so much In rough water vantage of the good weather. They seeks
I*"* as formerly. riverboats In days gone by which accompaniedthem Bald they were on their way to Ward was pulled from beneath
reconverted that their dog,
by a
The cut In the directorships was craft was powered Ohio had a nervous Miami to pick up a sailboat that the trailer by a negro helper,.
and from ,, *'
A Ford engine
Used at the Nov. 26 meeting by 1928 Model before they reached Renz bought, but that they expected I whose name could not bl learned.
13 to 10 had Ford differential, and had a BCOW- breakdown here later by The helper also received minor in-
vote, but_It appar- 8 1-2 foot beam. I. here and had to be sent home to return way I
with an
hull
% been defeated In an earlier type manned by Mr. They were also nearly swamped of the cross-state canal. juries.rr .
Continued on Page Eleven) The boat was

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blJlc. i(1e victim SHOPPINQ City i Council Council Okays Ringo Lease

121t WEEKS LEFT t from Page One)
(Continue
Found in WoodsThe ready on the council Siegrist can Despite Protests by GibbsAlthough

.I be sworn in at any time between
body of Roy W Cody 60jcar
sow and Jan. 4, when Hlgeli term
I
.old winter visitor, was found I ends and the new council will officially recreated by Proprietor Venice ---....
in the wood behind the Alston begin Its work The fourth George Gibbs of the Tarpon he was not notified 0council'l \

Trailer Park last Friday afternoon I member will be H S, Bowden Center to delay] action until his intentions on the IIiIII
at
after a two-day searcn by sheriff's I council president, who has three attorneys could present hU side of any time,
tine controversy In writing, the Two Sarasota
of his four-vear termto attorn'
deputies and othcn He had been more years !), J
serve Venice City Council voted at a regular : nurket and Edwin J.
hot through the heart and a coroners Kennl'dJi
Tuesday night to issue
meeting so
appeared In
Balloting for the election was Gibbi behalf
jury rendered a suicide ver- a new lease to H. M (Buddy) ket asserted the 7'right 'Bit
Center betweenD
held at the Civic council
Cut after a healing Saturday in 1Z'd Tabulation cf Ringo for a piece of city-own to lease the'
UAd
t; 4RISTMAS SEALS a. m and 6 p m In qu
l'' property on the Old Inlet Rd. since it
barasota 'i the votes was completed shortly was shown a, PiI

A resident of 7ancs\ille, Ohio, .--- --- after the polls were closed by Ringo has already constructed a nark In a recent city plat 1
Cody had arrived In Venice the election officials, who included cement block bait house on the Kennedy, declaring he believed!

day after Thanksgiving He disappeared Tuesday from the Sarasota Hospital Capt. HIram Ide, clerk: Mrs Ar- land in question, and plans to erecta matter could be settled ",
drla LePelley and Miss Susan Ta!- fishing dock and other facllitiei the council table without
from the camp Dtc 1 lit
His lather, Proprietor J, M bot Inspectors, and C. E ROIISP there as won as the lease Is exe- expense to the city Of a j lawns
and members of his family, alarmed claimed
4 police deputy.Darkey. tJted The work was started early the land should be thmsa"
when a search of his trailer Keys of the Ve nice Sport Center, this summer, but wa halted when open to competing bidding

disclosed a 22 calibre pistol wa I slid the boy would have to remainIn Gibbs Bought an injunction against fore a lease was granted to'iT)

missing asked that searching parties bed for about 10 more days He to Get it. one He Indicated his client wog

begin looking for him The I is in "good shape," however, hi The new lease, which had not be willing to pay "at least tst
+, body was finally! located by airplane ]1 ble" the $10 mon'hly
Louts Suterat rental
rtatcd, and Is reco\'crirg mlioh! been signed by Mayor &
I more rapidly than expected Funds on Xmas press time. was made necessaryby would vided for also in Ring lease, K:
Cody VMS said to hasp born despondent 1 : the fact that the original lease be wiling to keep! lie
The little fellow sustained injured old Inlet Rd In
an good
of 111 healtn. repair.
because
,
I Icrn fd the proposed bait htJu' e on
i arm a broken rib and Internfll !Donations Reach: $ 110 pilings at the edge of the pro pert)'. BJn.trel t'ricr' S tnm|
BBkHom;;
Wounded '', injiiiiei In the iirlrimt\ It '.s Drive Nears End Ringo subsequently placed the Signing of the l lease \\'ai urge(

Recovering Rapidly occurred when a rift being u'cd building on one side of the road: by Robert S, Ei>'nard, president
for target shooting bv hU brother Funds: donated by Venice residents l. and Suter refused to sign the first the Venice Land Co, who iaidth
Eight->'ciir-old Lawrence Kn for AV. \\illwrns Liunlrcgro l lease until a new description had matter would have to be ,settled
whoI'a wounded bv a bullet in a'' Jnsejh 11 end S evey Dye. 12, who was lobbed of his $557 been inserted court "no mitt! ,lint the cotta

shooting accident on the Vcnl" \cnt off ng they sought to free a life's savings on o13, w':11 be Cliiins Road 'P.ntl.ll.In does" Ho Asa d that 'Cibbna

bench Nov. 2S, was bronchi lion Jammed firing mechanism \['resented to the old man In an I"- making his request for a fur- sue you if you jf sign and trap

formal ceremony just before will sue if >'''u rtont Rngon;
li cr delay, Gibbs explained he opposed -
Christmas the lease because had not prc3"nt, lint hi: wife apoke
Ringo
t'' DON'T LET DEMON RUST The dedblcn'a reached tN i< tern up P county bridge on th his behalf! af! J r- the bait tap

I week by sponsors of the fundraising !- road and lad partially! blocked the does not block: tl"hIe' ?ia

Eat (the Bottom Off Your Car 3rvc: who reported that a route v.i'h his building, The Tar- that Gibbs could kc rp It in apes:
1 I 10,al] of $12051 in contribution-* pon Center owner maintained the whether the ,'a', ,re granted
has been raised to dne They I not
Protect It With Compound "L" road wa 'ebsoltitply esue'itlaP' to
paid they planned to continue the the safety of resident of his property The council ,nth rived thIng Jill

Undercoating . Only $3,75 campaign for the next week and during lurrlc ne. see son HP, after c.n, u abe addition:
cnc-ralf In the'! tilt addllirn'U ,
hope
A single also prot<,.trd i n's alh"iir"h he lone debate Count I '.1 George HIp!
application bour Mechanics! wi'l I I
remove present t donations will bp made \a'
rust and the of the "largest taxp-ycrs' Inj (Continued m rage Eeveni;
u protect body m"tal and other vital puts the holiday] reason approaches
LASTS SIX MONTHS OP. MORE
1Eo.rr.
A list of donors was to b( puVl
DON: '1' lit: :\1I-'un -- THIS PPODICT IS NOT AX OIL, ELTA l oiled by the Gond"lie'r this week) LOCK
.
CHEMICAL UNDERCOATING, bat wa crowded out by Jth"r

(.11:.iintciel und \\ailibli- I.no:iK\' Only \t news It will/ be run lat, r, Dona
At This FM Radio
k tion can be sent to the Gondolier '
i
Kenneth (Duke> Wilson of the,
Dseven's Texaco Station Venice Bay Trailer, Rev, D. Campijel -I Console

'I ON TIm TRAIL IIIONL 3M1; Crawford of the First Baptist I .
Church or Jim Martmdile! of th
]
Laurel Texaco Station. '
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My Sincere Thanks Community.masPresents

1 Bought;
i
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i fo the Venice voters who enibled me to be Candy land toys for at least 753 I

a elected 1 Hie*.fay! to serve on the city council for a children have been purchased for

one-)'ear term. I shall do my best tc. justify' the Community distribution Christmas during Venice's celebration big, I

confidence .YOU have shown in me. )i Major Louis Suter disclosed during

a regular weekly Rotary club,, .

meeting at the country club )'ov- :

Congratulationsre terday noon. I

r I The purchases were made \\'IU.I 1

offered to all Venice residents who cast part of the $130 donated for the

ballots in the election regardless of who thy voted! 8 urposc by Rotary members, Suicr

e for and to those who through attendance at council r said, anj he declared they would
be good 'bait' to get children and

meetings and last week's rally, hive exhibited interest II their parents to come here. ole; but. desk'
Not run-of-the-mill coi
just an ordinary,
in the way our city government is rill\ ). That A The problem now, he added, U new 1949 Sparton Console, Set has FM standard broadca bands.

is the \merican way: r.f din; thiJ1 's. I 'urge )'outu r' from rounding Venice up, Nokomis 750 boys and and Engle-girli built.in top antenna, slide.rule illuminated dial, automatic many recc other;

player and changer, lots of record storage space and
V continue and increase your interest, so \rfur c wood to attend the celebration It .
'
features, all packed In a lovely mahogany cabinet.And
: cil can know voter wishes: :and be guided: by them. will be held the night of Dec 23 in :
the park opposite the Civic Center
look at the price.
and will Include a musical/ pro

To My Colleagues : gram a holiday pageant and a -Only 81-H.95
Santa Claus" who will hand out

on next ;eir's council, I pledge that 1 shall devote the gifts to small fry. Compare this and cur other models priced from S095! tD

r my every energy toward accomplishing those things : Suter told the Rotarians that the II $9995 with any'others on the market linen you'll but
leaders of several other clubs had
rJ tint we must do
together to help build Venice.
also volunteered to help m thr, -

work The others Include the local '
p To My Worthy Opponent. Woman's Club, the Boy Scouts under 1

: Col Vincent Dixon, Ihe Girl w----

Graham Scouts under Susan Miller'] and I
/
l French, I extend my heartfelt gratitude tor II ; ethers

the clean constructive campaign he waged: like the : The Rotarians also heard Rev,/ 9 RADIOTELEVISION'SBIGGEST

i gentleman he is. I shall be Kipp" to cooperate with D Campbell Crawford pastor of VALUES

him in trying to attain any of the; fine gdals re: c.it- .. the"The First Technique Baptist of Church Photography, talk on

g : lined in his platfcjm. r from
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b -
I JOB PRINTINGLet SERVICE
Victor VENICE RADIO
Retty : THE
& GONDOLIER do your "Sick Radios. Made Well In Venice"
r. printlnc Just phone 3131. 251 W. Venice Are. Phone 267*

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10, 1938
December VENICE OONDOLIm Pate Threelncer


Program Goes on Air I Home BuildingSets

Christmas Shopping ?
adlo program sponsored by Mn. Robert also announcedthat New RecordIn ;

American Cancer Society, will a cancer center will be set up'
esentcd each Tuesday after at the Civic Center some time In I

at:2 p. m. over station WSPB, January, to provide Informationand 11 Months
' s announced this week by literature to Interested pri
Charles McQ. Roberts, lieu- sons. In the meantime, she saM DO IT HERE If You Want Gifts
I commander of the society, anyone desiring Information could Curwnod Says Total
t; .
That Are Different and' Moderately
r hli area. I I call her at Venice 2524 Of 203,000( is I

.
tfttfff}- -t tftifift%t ttftfffttftttttttttt! High for Period Priced for High Quality. 1'1

Venice Inlet Home construction In Venice al
the end of November had bet arecord I I

NURSERY SCHOOL for recent years, It was disclosed -' costume jewelry from $1.00
last week by City Building I
Will Open Inspector Guy Curwood. men's and women's linen and swIss sheer

MONDAY, JAN. 3, 1949 Building permits for more than handkerchiefs from 5ocl.oo I
$203000 worth of work had been i
sp For Children 2lfc to 5 Years Old 4.'D4 issued from Italyanimals It
between
Jan. 1 and Nov. 3rt
APPLICATION'S NOW BEING ACCEPTEDto for collectors $
according to Curwood'a figured :

Write MARJORIE LANE. Director I Ir. And while local records arc no rex "fifth
kept In a way that makes a quick avenue"i
o. Box G1'E IC.;. J'L.\ Phony 21169po I Iff check metal : i
possible he said he believed

fffifi fiffffffffff+ff+ff+ : this was higher than the total pure !silk scarvesImported from $:!.(1()

I In other recent yean .. a
a
Five permits for major homo Italian /
construction and numerous permits bags and baskets from S2.()5 ,
for minor repair were Issued
plus tax
during November. In addition, fitted
several other permits for new faille and brocade purses)3 (to $5.00 I

tr homes have been Issued this
month, but are not Included in th' genuine leather bags from $3.oo(
NEW HOURS isQ
total estimated above.
I'clegancc
Sea Food The November permits Includedone from $9.50( ,
Brady's hand-made lingerie ;
for 110000 to O. K. Crowley, :

' Starting Dec. 1 12 Valencia Rd., for construction of man-tailored women's
55 a house on the north side of W. from $4.5o
/ Open Noon to lurlu: P. M. Venice Ave. about a block from sports shirts
and solid colors for all occasions
<( Every Day the beach: a $5.500 permit to M.
Cousins for construction of a duplex
t We Specialize In All Types of Unusual near his home In Turin St. California !sande/e play clothes
and Standard SeaFood
a Dinners and Nokomis Ave.: a ${,500 per
k mit to Evden Berger for an addition I
On the Trail NokomisAt .
residence address
r to his present
Dona Bay Phone 29113
not shown on the records; a

.1.. X3000 permit to the Venice Lumber HELENA SHOP
\ Co. for erection of a former '

army barracks as a warehouse on PHONE 2975
Seaboard Ave.. and a $1100 permit DR. THOMPSON BLDG.
to J. T. Blalock for construe
1 tlon of a garage at his home on X4J
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Dinner 5-9 P. M.
Lunch 11 A. M.-2P.M.
Breakfast 8-10 A. M:
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IRed Sox Farm Team May Pick' three he understood sites facilities was bleachers KIvell at :,&111 HW IOiII d' e


obtained '1
without

for TrainingCouncil Circus ningllng In B-osBarnu Sarasota trouble, 'rIOt ii

v (Venice Spring declared fected by other erecting saving a and cams mull B&is 1

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I il I shopping and hotel district, making rather than a wooden one, '
claim and that they were definitely also offered to I
Promises and from the
transportation to undfmri|
here. If negotiations
interested in coming city share of
field unnecessary for the playerr, the cost, if iii
successful, he explained
1948Yaa are pal funds
were
the team would bring Objections to having a ball park to accept not nailibi
Full repayment
CooperationThe anti near their homes were voiced by Jtorati ]
l about 70 players managers from
FIGHT TB revenue It derived hjj
however f
w here for several residents of the area
families
members of their share of
Christmas Seals possibility that Venice may gate receipts, etc.
Buy ground .bout: six weeks In February and and it was also pointed out
become the spring training had been designatedas
March and possibly come, rookies that this area
"farm" team
I tor a Boston Red Sox school land In the original city SHOES
-one of the many minor leaguesquads later. offered .
. plans. The airport property MIXED
.
which big league The announcement was greeted
in
JOSSAHTPlumbing by President Robert S. Bay- WHILE
disclosed to stare favorably by the council President
trained-was
are out nard of the Venice Land Co., was TOU
H. S. Bowden pointed
council nt a special
city suitable because
Co. described as especially WAIT
last week In the Civic Center. that this was "what everjbody
I it was formerly used as a
of the Ston" been hoping for around here for Deke'i
I A. B Hider, owner I ball field by the army and would Shoe Repair
( former upstate New' about 20 years," and other members
\n\un. iioiut\ Grrrte and a require little preparaMonNo Nut to Old Fin tum
York businessman, mid he wa: expressed similar statement (Venice Au. Colored goal'
of the cost of
estimate pro-
'errespending with the club off I-' Mayer Louis Su'er declared e:tao
t
e I
i
ll.-hmcnt of a bell park here would :""II
be "an economic asset" to the

i.;tv, because it would help fill Close
Saturdays at One
tt, For the Di5ai111lltng,! : ; DinerMacatee's imply holrl looms and brinK thecommunity
considerable publicity

I Hider asked the council what it

RestaurantOn i would be willing to do to help the II. N. WIMMERS Realtor
i team defray the costs of establishIng -
d a ball park here, stressing! that PENINSULAR :TEIiElMIOM: TO
the Trail it Nckomi onlY temporary facilities would li"mvcwary FLORIDA POWIR: AND LIGHT\

No definite cl'rlshn WESTERN UNION

\\<' feature a nidcil!\' (}f the I wn reached on the matter but a
beet in Sea tood. Maine Lobster. : motion was passed promising' that Western Union Open on Sundays and Iiulida>s 11 to 1%a...
ill Stino Crabs, Pompano Frog l.A'g : the council would make availah'i'
"ShH.iip ciA '. !a suitable playing site matt help !'i' .

other siblc.
,; any way pn
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I Three possible locations for
\ I'0/ *. Clops Chiiken bill park were mentioned In thediscussion A FEVER!
that followed Hidrr
LET US URM3 IT BACK
A Lc: Carte Dinners Priced: from $1.25 announcement. One would be behind TO \OI tlAL
the "en'e.! I\'adda Hotel, the t
Also Our Table D'Hote Dinners from $1.50 second at the edge of the municl- AI.L1: \KF.. ,nrlCD

. i : pail airport behind the filling station
Ue strive to satisfy the most exiting appetite ate E. Venice A\e and the HODGIN
Trill, and the third at the former
8 oil lu II 30 Phone 28i3 / APPLIANCE SERVICE
Open a in : |> in. army air base.
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Hider raid the first would bi PHONE MNKI: : test)
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[ The study clan of the Women Here Brownie Scouts of the com
tlely of Christian Service of the on SaturdayVeNoHi will .
munlty
have a Christmas party Venice Shoe Repair Shop
.
'cnlce Nokomlf Church met Hut: Teacher next Tuesday afternoon. All

;ght at the home of Mrs J. 1. Hostess to mothers are Invited to the festivities Rear of Arcade Barber Shop '

lalock on Harbor Dr. Group which are scheduled to start ".
In continuing the (group, theme. Miss Mildred McAmis teacherat at 3;30 at the Civic Center. Opposite Post Office.
,
the Venice.Nokomis High In charge of the Brownie
Doorstep a discussion groups
n Our School, was hostess last Saturday this year are Mrs Leighton Corn. Complete Modern Shoe Repairing
Canal Zone was led by Mrs.
n i the afternoon at the Venice Country well, Mrs James Dempsey and
Ifxandcr Murphy, and on Puerto Club to members of Zeta chapterof Mrs Joseph Hurt. and Leather WorkAlso

t ico by Mrs J. E. Manaberger Delta Kappa Gamma national
honorary education society. POLISHING
About 29 member from fort For quick results use a OONDOUER
Myers, Sarasota, Naples Waucliula. Classified Ad. FRANK C. RACBURN. Owner

Arcadia and Charlotte Harbor attended :.
r.Mitchell's. 5 the t
sheeting which was
presided over by the president 1
Mra. Lora: Belle Hayes of Fort # 1i8MI7i:

Mjers Tullaha..f !Spcnlipr ; s k L" i

Miss Kite Sue Echols of Tallahassee -
representative of the Zcti
chapter was guest speaker for th" IN TWENTY- FOUR HOURS I
aft" rnoon. She was Introduced to
the group by Miss Lillian Armstrong WITHGENERAL
of. Fort Myers, supervisorof
Lee County Schools MiEchols -/ r
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Barber uatlons A luncheon" and Initiation was KI'rCHENSI ;

planned by the chapter for February -
5 in Sarasnta Guest speaker -
ShopDr.
i I at this meeting will be Mi Cleo Rainwater, supervisor of Instruction .
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i Gondolier Social Editor Drives Car South learning his trade he nerved in 100 number UJ IIiI

For -tth Annual Session such positions M electrical engineer of the Venice\okoml, Wr
Col and Mrs. J'hn S.
\
Winter visitors! In Venice this season are Club and the
of the Union Depot In the Community
+ FI"hba of Penland, N. C. Col. Fishback a retired army nan, took Most people, If fortunate enoughto Club g,
"Windy City for .even year, steam turned out
up the study of we.vLlglI"hlte hospitalized during the past war and reach 80 or more year of age, Monday
equipment engineer at Libby, Me at the
Country hear
teaches weaving during the summer months at the Penland School of are content to carry on their hobbies Club to
Neil and Libby In that city, and
Handlcrat. Through Mr. Helene 16raup of the Helena Shop, who wa from a rocking chair and to' othy Saunders, mezzo IOPI'IIIo
experimental engineer for the Au- a program I
a student at the school this sum confine their roaming to books 'I entitled Sctnee
tomatlc Telephone Co of Chicagofor *
Song of '
iner, they learned about Venice with her .on-in.law and daughter, and radio program. But not Long Ag0

and decided to come down for the Mr. and Mr. E. D. Coleman, for Dad* Warne, 17 year Mrs. Saunders presented ,

at holidavs The Cole-, His most noteworthy accomplishment of three scenes tens
winter. They are now staying the Christmas 'Dad, who is formally known as In OUr

Cousins Guest House We hope mans were here In Venice to spend Harry L. Warne of Greenwich. in these jobs was Inventionof history, British Colonial phi I

till y'll like Venice a lot. Thanksgiving with Mrs Bailey Conn.. arrived the chive, the part Of the mechanism phla. Spanish Colonial| St A M
that enables dial telephonesto tine
Incidentally, Col. Flshback tells -0- back In town a and a Negro cabin on ply
register automatically the number Utlon
before
u- that he puked up the Gondolier Mr. and Mrs. A. C Cribbs have few week ago the Civil viarHer .
being called. A. result of hisdiscovery '
several week ago and di*' moved from DeLand to Nokoml for what he de- I I songs were rendered
; hi. firm, now part cf h 1
covered in this column that a Col. Mr. Cribbs is manager of the Kcll- .. scribed as his rich warm \ol: They nut .

1 David Jennings was visiting here clone Fish House on Treasu-r y annual session the American Telephone and Telegraph each period am, vivid atmoiph
Co.. held the first complete ,
irom Vcw"castle, Ind. A telephon! Island. The Cribbse. were Nokomis -d-) of eating. sleepIng was sreated by her colorful ay
patent on the dial phone. He was
call verified the fact that it wa resident several years ago \ "t j and fish authentic costumes and cItvcr
given a raise in for his accomplishment
pay
the tame Col. Jennings he knewIn ] 'ing" And not stage settings
-0- ,j| but did not share In thepatent
InJiarapoli! and whom he wu: only did he drive Mr.. Saundors Is
I .
Mrs Gertrude Curr of N'okontfjl a Phtladd)
rights.No .
v. th during the firtorld War lift Wednesday for an extend c '' his car south phian. Her pr,.. 'am heft wj/ tJo

They hiJn seen each other In visit with her ron and daughtif- alone, but since arriving, he hitstrvcd Health formula ranged through the courtesy tl

< \t Tis a small word indeed Mrs Curry just as far from a rocking "Dad" was retired 15 years ago Dr. Use Hucbnpr, pianist,
In law, Mr and Edgar:; wit
-.0- and famIly of Chicago, M hair as his boat outboard motel and moved to Greenwich, Conn., to winter. In Sar'tola Dr. Button

:Nit and In. Fob.,rt E and fishing tackle can get him. bo near his .on.in-law and daughter accompanied Mrs. Saunders it a

'leIJ.1 -0- Mr. and Mr. J, S AdaMs He
: W.r.eid'e, have III g Thatl quite a way. too, If the piano.
of
Home from the University
:Ir rh:.i,' son and daughter-ir-I! stories! of the other fishermen can now has a 14-j'ear-eld grandson, \Varren- John, 'n of Saraao'.l
for Think
,. :Mr an! Mr., B. E. Fields of Florida a Gainesville be believed They say that whpr Pile Adams, who U in school in was guest artist for the eI'IIilll
sving and the weekend was Oh
Hlr: 'i Ok:,. ''!ff. Fi"ld,.' SN ever the fish are b ting--out In the Boston.To and between the scone plim)
,
Ironson ron of Mr. adn Mrs. O s
F. .,'_ Franklin has reUrned to hays. in the middle of the Mjakk what does 'Dad' attribute his several selections on the put
1 ran son of Ponce de Leon A'c.With
\ -. i*:-r" vacation: in Wail laver or on the edge of a tvvlitin,, good health-a'idc from fi:hinjf.
nlm:11: Joel Heat II
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f. D i7.. Phfidelphia anJ crock miles from the city- you'1'! that Is* Well, he has no magic formula .

.-. Pa.. an HeveUTiT schoolmate at the umversl'vo find "Dad' and' his snow-\s lit, But he says that about 10years Special Every Saturday

moustache. ago he was suddenly stricken -
REAL NMA
FNCLAND
,\fua month''ltcatlon in \'enic lishv Tunes* with rheumatism or arthritis

Mr. and Mrs Karl H Millet he. not which) and
.T L 3fel on of Fart I \Mi-u more, they add ra'h'I'i sure was Home Baked
have returned to their home In Albion -
Afraid he was headed for that
,':' C. !left Sunday after enviously, the old man almost always -
.. -o \, ,11 tin brother and siste- lIch Mr Miller is a brothel comes with cf rocking chair! In rarnrit A friend Boston BeansCooked
string
up a
Miller, U. S. ,
of Brig Gen L H
I-- av Mr and Mr>. Frdrt\ n finny game He to have suggested he try bathing In the
seems away
AvoTr tGrhlen Turs
of
Marines Ret.. Granada
i Fedr S'. Warm Salt Springs south of the
The o\.C'n. visits i
Mrs Miller also with the water denizens the with Milage Bon and Port
tn. g, Gen. and Myakka River, though, ru. claim "
aplan in South Carolina say, and manages to land his quote Chunk 'M<)u fawns I.
f" '. ,'Taeck\ ago and he accompinicd -j Md a visit/ \ recently from their even when else that after three weeks of baths he the OvenA .
no one can catcha
son, Bradford Miller, who Is a studw '
them back to Venice to doa was "as good as new" again.
thing. 'Dad" admits It. true but
at Stetson University In De treat for the family
b,t of ti chin'. has He i. currently residing at the
no exploration for hi. goon
Land. Vencrla Hotel. Only 40c carton
pint
fortune. per
"Except maybe, he explains

:Ira. D. \Y. Lewis of Englewood: -0- Impishly, "they like the
Mr and Mrs Alvin Jones of VenicePastry
is expected home Sunday bv plan,' tunes I whistle.
Bay Point, Nokomis, have as their NEED PRINTING
from Brooklyn, :\. y She flew Whatever the explanation, 'Dad"says
guest Mr Jone grandmother Phone THE GONDOLIER Shop
up north last week to to
arrange the fishing around Venice lathe
I Mrs. H. B. Holderfield of St. Petersburg
Venice 3131.
have some furniture shipped from best hes ever encountered 247 W. Venice\ Ave, Phone ill
Mrs Holderfield left on anj-
their homo there to the new home"' \\'ednesday where. And he should know H' '

she and Mr. Lewis have built In,; began fishing here 14 years ago

Cruve City between Englewood -0- when, drivng the Trail hi4fir
on
and Plaoida Mr. and Mr*. Bruce Rigby, Iso on Welcome Back Winter Residents
t
trip through Florida he hap-
1.f,mis. drove to Tampa last Thursday -
.-0- ; pened to see a man fishing from
to Ice a friend Pat Leo o'
:Mr. aid Vis Hugh B Coiovc"cf "i the Myakka River bridge FORRegular
l Marco Island rest Miami who it

Pittsburgh Pa, left Venice on 111 at the St. Joseph Hospital In The fisherman who was Danny

Tuesday after a two week vacation Tampa Evans of the Evans Fishing Camp
Home
with their son and daughter pulled In some mightly fine .nook
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In-law, >'e editors of the Gondolier. as "Dad" watched That whettol
Mrs. B E. Bowen of Nokomis
Th'y'rre "sold! on Venice and the visitor
appetite, .0 he asked
spent several days In Tampa last
plan to return and settle down if results
were always that good.
week visiting her brother and slater
here next year, when "Pop' Con- Evans DeliveryOf
.in-law, Mr. and Mrs. MOM\ averred they were, so "Dad"
over retires from the Carneeie-Il Newsome. immediately asked where he could

1:nols Steel The Conc.vernT
Corp. get a room, and was directed backto

had as guest lav Sunday Mr. and -0- Venice Since then he. returned Our
Mrs. William I I Dr. and Mrs. Prentlss V illson
Tipton of IndUn and Mr*. Russell \\illion entertained every year and to -date has
Rocks, formerly of Pittsburgh; found Evans'
prediction "mighty
and i Friday evening at cocktai'fat !: LAND 0' SUN
on Jlondaj Mr. and Mrs Robert right" 'a+ ,
Beadle of Ft. Lauderdale0 their coMagc at the Tarpon

Center, followed hy dinner at the MachinistInventor.In .

Venice Country Club. Their guests case anyone wonder what Milk & Dairy ProductsVENICE

Mrs A. M Bailey of Venice Ave. were Capt. and Mri Snow' Alden ''Dad" Warne has done during hli

has as gllr tIn.. Richard L Mr. and Mrs Jack Gray, Mrs lifetime, except fish, thJLhswcr is

Sweet of Yonkers, N. Y, Mr.
Robert plenty
V.
Mr. .
Massey, and Mr' S"R.'SOTAli
Sweet will leave Venice next week 2371 _: PHONE :_
Graham French of Venice and A native mldwesterner, he learned .

and at the same time Mrs. Bailey :Mr and Mrs. Jack Finnecum of the machinist trade at the shops

will travel to Winter Park to bo Sarasota of the Pittsburgh Wayne Rail- EDilONDSON. FARMS

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amen[. Hear Mohxm, the United- -State and Canada.A in Venice .Theatre ,

Games' Party I The annual" handmade gift iale
abort
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meeting of the St. Marks Guild, Episcopal Venice Phone 294

flection of photograph I conducted by president, Miss Hoowij and Singer Wife Church, was a great success last ONE SHOW NIGHTLY"Box .

|by Rex Mohun of Eagle Ita Grave, and, plan Friday, It was announced by MM J
I Guests of Wilsons Office Opens 'J:30
Venice, were shown to the for the game party to be ,\. F. Erdenbcrgrr., chairman of
Show Starts 8 00
1'* Club Wednesday after. next Wednesday evening, Dec. outstanding, Dutch artist, the(cale

It their regular meeting at at the Civic Center. Mr HooliJ of the Hague, Nether. The article. all made by hand Short Subjects Shown Before.
and After the FeatureFriday '
nice Country Club. McG Robert will be I Is among the notables vii- included beautiful table linen
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In Venice at present baby clothes, kitchen articles! leather .
lectured briefly for the
Mohun party and Capt. Hiram and SaturdayDec.
Hoowlj, whose portrait work novelties and many other 10 U
showing the print; explain. will call the games Proceed
there each was taken and go to the benefit ot the been exhibited extensively in things. Just about all of the Frank Buck's TfirlHinc; I

j highlights of the pictures 1 I Fund. Refreshments will country as well a* in Europe Items were made by the womenof "Bring 'Em Back Alive"Hunting I

[ of section of fttrved30NAUZED William Wilson and the the Guild 1
were scenes I i I In the Malay JuifglctAls
'* mother, Mrs Virginia Wil! All but a "very fe+"-" of the articles 1 I

at their home on Harbor Dr were sold, Mrs Erdonberger .f
Latest News! and Carton: 1
LAUNDRY SERVICE i artist arrived here last week! said ,and there have been several
Your Recording; Bel-Tone's! Th
his wife requests for orders on some of the Fisherman and the "'oun r'" 1-

clothes laundered the way you preferET former student at art schools articles which 'sold out." Mr. Er- n I

FLUFF Paris and lie Hague, Mr. Hoe- denberger expressed thank t? Sunday Monday i
WASH DRIED j.
/ FIN'SHED! Dec "
first won fame by taking the those who made the sale possible
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DRY CLEANING SERVICEAgent Therese Shwurts Portrait and those who made it a lucics Walt ui

( for Venetian Cleaners) in Holland In. 1931: In addi "Melody Time' (: t

to this he was granted s Russian Icons DescribedBy : For Your All-Time Good TIm ,!II

kup and Delivery Phone VENICE LL&A ] Subsidy Tor four years and Rector of St. Merks' with Treoi. Bill" 'little. Tool aM
",J hnny AnpleMpJ" ether Car- ?
this
tame he his
perfected
i'\*s, Fitzhugh W, Hacncel of toon CTj:rietcr.. ','
Englewood Automatic Laundry techniques Venice Ave. displayed] her cnllee PliH "
World War Two he servo Roy RnjiTH. Derma Ia)'. Aii-
tlon of magnificent Russian icons
as a combat artist with the shrews Sisters 1'1"11'% l.anc-
-small religious statues-fir members KftuISmith
Navy but he returntil lord 1'reddy' Murtlii.
of the St. Marks Guild r>f Buddy I Clark, Fred War-
\
portrait work after Germany's
the Episcopal Church when they fog IInd11.!% IVii'ilMinfansS
HAYES GROVE Sample of his productive n i of IV Pioneers ind Sissy
met Tuesday afternoon lit her
ire now bring shown In Others
Nokomis FloridaTurn home.
Also -
show throughout the coun
Dr. Leonard W. PtnUT, rfr!.. latesti' ".. Rod Cartoon
,
( East at Komwe Inn 1 1-1 mil >) It la also represented In toe
of the church, traced the history Recording (oloniuN Trolleyand
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at Brooklyn, N. Y., and 1 Waltz from Opera I.aunt"IUCK
Oranges of the figures and their rolipiouslgnificance -,
private collection in Holland -
Tl'Ra, nerved by .
France, Spain and other Wed. Ihurs.Dee. .
Grapefruit the hostess and a beautiful RIIM II H Iii:

plan cloth covered the serving Dan D.ril'y\ lit
Tang, rn's! r. Hoowlj, tI, first came to thin
table In keeping with the theme i
in 1911 He returned after "Give My Regards toBroadw&
of the afternoon.
Tan eloes war, and nut his loral friend /'
The group will meet Jin 4 nt
York City. He and his wife .
I.emon 2;30 p. m at the home of Mr, H Singing Dancing Happiness .
: to remain in "Venice for a' L. Mundy. In Technicolor

a month while the artlit Also
Gift Boxes for Christmas -
some painting Dutch and German folk tjngp: fwrionn and Pi: '.!'nif Parade

We Express Anywhere trl. Hoowl, a native of Am- She lived In England and entertained Recording: 1)1'1"1' 'Ri: Bar"

Is a singer Under the troops during the war, bu' All Recordings i 7'i: p.m.
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WOMAN DRIVER ARRESTED Held 1a
Christmas Program .Is Women
Auxiliary I JilUPUtlan
of the tHideh circus
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Laurel neigreat Mission Women lot
Lillie Mae Martin By Baptist and wW be
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arrested by local police A weekend guest of Mr. and erlll'-'if1t' '
wa Members of the Women's MUlonarjr Hear Area HeadMrs. the museum.
Tuesday on a charge of driving Mrs. A. B. Hider of Stone Grovel
Union of the First Baptist Also
without an optrator'i license. Released was George Barlow Bingham- weekending vtq
on $28 bond, she will be Church held their Christmas Pelot Praises ton N. Y. era were Michael s." lit
tried Dec. 7 b/ Mayor Louis Sated program Tuesday afternoon at the torney and Mr 417.
Group for Vet's Work Mr. Barlow was commissionedby and __
church. Mrs. J. D. Stephens was I Wilcox also>
the No-Vcl the State of Florida to erect a froni II
of
member
Local
2633 -Sarasota2529 in charge of the program. The latter are -
'Pont American Legion Auxiliary miniature circus at the Ringling winter 'cauo*
Phones The devotional was led bx Mrs. In St. Pete."Dress .
and several guest from Englewood -
George Hauser and others participating nightat
Monday
Ambulance were present
; were Mrs. Jennie Chen- the Legion Hall to hear a talk:

Service nault, Mrs. Harold Zeigler, MM by Mrs Sally Pelot, Sarasota
E George Higel Jr., Mrs. Hershel! president of the Central area ot f Up"Your
Day or Night Mrs. Mur- Auxiliary
Llewellyn Mrs. Turney the Florida American Legion
Hell Thompson and Mrs Douglas LandLANDSCAPING
Prompt and CourteousROBARTSSHANNON Arnall, Mrs. Pelot spoke to the groupon

A manger scene and a small auxiliary activities In general |
decorated tree added to the Christmas and commended the local auxillarj
Funeral Home spirit of the program. on the work It has accomplishedin LAND CLEARING nULL DOZING

its rehabilitation program for MOWING of Lots and
the Veterans Hospitals. She alai l Acreage

Rally ARE YOU SELLING your mentioned the posts s: per cent
farm? If in membership over la house, a lot or your increase C. BATESENGLEWOOD
)'ours so, you may be called upon for year. Following Mrs Pilots talk
discussion was car
an abstract. a roundtable
tied on by the members and 1'E\7Cg xN
ARE YOU BUYING a house
DOUCY lot or farm? If so, be sure you gupfts
07 At the formal business meeting' I
ti receive an abstract or title lnumance -
1IZLE It was planned to have a games
pnrty at the Chic Center next
1NS.Noss COME IN and we shall be Friday oxcning Dec 17. Mrs.
glad to explain why you needan
Alive Lurkey was chosen chairman
abstract or title Insurance
Mrs. Baxter
for this affair.
appointed chairman l'f'
Dye was
Abstract Companyof the Junior Auxiliary replace
Mrs. Mirgle Adorjan, who said shr
Sarasota was unable to give sufficient timeto
the work.
Ben J. ".,...on. President
ACCURACY ESTABLISHED 1821 SLRVICB
1 TELEPHONES SIX Mid till US SIXTH STREET Bolts Avoids Operation,

Gaining Weight, Wife Says

I Word was received here recently -
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I that George Botts, city council
smiUy's tavern man who resigned Oct. 19 became
of 111 health was improving at his
home in Norton Va.
A postcard from Botts' wife
"The Bright Spot on the Trail" I Evelyn, said George would not .
ha veto have another operationand I y.1 12.50 and up
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Featuring that he was gaining weight. :
When he left her for an exam-
DAVE DUNCAN ination at the Duke University KI'NGFUUNITUUE
Hospital, Durham, N. C., It was
THE "ONE MAN QUARTET' I feared he might have to undergo
surgical treatment for a bone ailment .
Every Sunday Night CO."We .
The card was addressed to M'. Feather Your Nest With A Little Down
and Mrs. Duval Boone, who operate '
Arcadia PUNTA GORDA R
a cafe In the Bowlakade. Botu
Special for Christmas is owner of the property .


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Gather QUALITY From Maine to Key West
Gaelic Old Smuggler . . $6.10 fifth

k 11 U White Horse . . II. $5.85 fifth

\ Teachers . . 0 $6.00 fifth

Haig and Haig Five Star . . $5.89 fifth

Gold Glen Rossie o' . $6.10 fifth Fresh A Break "

Dewars White Label . . $6.15 fifth

Bal'enlines!' . . ... $5.95 fifth FISH for

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Ushers Green Stripe . $5.95 fifth 'I Dail-! Your Appetite!

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1 Johnnie Walker Black . $7.52 fifth .l'

Vat 69. . . $5.79 fifth I .

Johnnie Walker Red . $6.30 fifth I Fish Shrimp Lobsters

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John Crabbie-12 yr. old. 0 $8.30 fifth weekly MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAYS.

Catto's-12 'yr. old . $8.30 fifth

Bells Royal Vat-12 yr. old. . $8.30 fifth Lemon Bay Sea Food Market;

Martin's Deluxe-12 yr. old. . $8.30 fifth ;

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oleo Injuries Fatal Other rodeo events proceeded
Sarasota cowboy, Charles schedule oat PTA to Elect
36, was killed during the I
> held at the Ox Bow Ranchy I Real Estate Man IIIJ I 'I
under sponsorship of the E. Bartlett, local realtor who New Officers
trnal Order of Eagles I lives on Ponce de Leon Ave, wa) 'Iiit
I., a war veteran, was fatal- taken ill last week. Mrs Bartlett
Hear
ured when hU horse stum- drove him to Orlando on Friday CarolsWill
over a heifer, throwing hi]I where he will receive treatmentfor
and then falling on him. a heart condition and asthma
Fill Vacancies IF YOU THOSE YOU LOVE
died the next ;
owboy morning at the Florida Sanatarium. ,
Left h.v SchrammFielJsjSchool ONE THE YEARS ,
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GIVE J HAVE A CHOleR j
Chorus to Sing \\'I-lAT'S MORE
JEWELRY for CHRISTMASGIFTS
Election of a new president and YOU AT A PKKEOt
1st \ice-president will take pac] TIN All INCLUDE ALT.
FOR ALL AND
-- TAXES.
next Tuesday evening at the regular -
INEXPENSIVE, TOO'Silver !
meeting of the Venice-Nokomis w
Pens Lighters
UHlfo'ds! Lockets Watches the high Parent-Teacher school. Assn. lOt

Many Others The members will vote to fill
the office of president left vncan't
SHRODE JEWELERS >>' the recent death of Dr. F1.. fie Hold, :
D Sch-ainm The 'Ict'-presld"nq ItiliMiU i
F THEATRE BUILDING VENICE post Is open bemuse of the re, I 1g-
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Watch :
nation of Mrs R. E. Fields, who ;
in a letter to the PTA secretary' Idi'nt I
Mrs AV. Moremen, stated that Fraternal Ring
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Rotary
VENICENOKOMISBANK she was unable at this time to devote VK.O up
sufficient time to PTA ac
tlvlM+'s.
Nomination will 'bo made from
the floor Tnpsfln\! : corning In 'IC- I'rotm I
octrclancc Hi!h the local locin.tlcn'
a 1
8 : . U.t\Ko :
by-laws.l Actual voting \i\
ballot will lake place the same 5.'i.nll
Complete
evening end for this! rfa*on It I" e .Mill (..elljl
Banking Facilities hoped that a large numb of jl MH ,*:1M
members will attend to parti':I-
it I .. WH
Commercialciounts pate In the voting 1 1 toed Fiber t
I Following the business pessicn; a
pun' ;
Savings \ccounts Christmas magical program will! 1'1':11'11
Safety: Deposit Boxes.Traveler's be given by the high school musicdepartment ,
I under the direction ANo -
Check I L. Adam of the high I
cf John
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school A chorus of point PI
I \cioe ",pi sing! Chrlshteas : : ; = aid I'oik K 1I.1U
WE INVITE YOUR ACCOUNT"Member I and 'R""<' Th"rees, n lunloc c'\'i
nnrrste tie Christmas story freer I I ;

of Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. j the Seriplurei I
I Mrs, Earry \Mrrbl wll evening! be i iI I( E LEn s.
chairman for the '
Maximum Insurance program
X000 $5000 I r"'k '
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For Each Depositor and the third pride mother will I'OxTOl \'EN I
serve refreshments, I -- ;:

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Raytex Bathrobes 9.50 Games Many. More !

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OPEN 8 A. M. TO 9 P. M. 1 to talk to good boys and girls from Plan ] -,

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Published every Friday. Editorial and business office. 313 West l/: tr
Venice Avenue, Venire. Florida. P. O. Box 632. Phone Venice 3131. arsau'W
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Entered as lecond-cUii matter June 6, 1946, at the post office I I -_ (Letter
at Vtnice. Florid, under the Act of March 3, 1879. 16. topic of Interest to the to Editor, CIII
e.1 the
the Venice area, xiii\ peak
Subscription rated One year, $2.50; six months, $1.50 three I ?pAap as In this colun.ii They be t
months, 75c. Clouded advertising rater 2 cent per word, first 20 t+ f kept shutGondolier however, shoe
words 1 cent per word for each additional word. reserves tD4
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FETE S. CONO\FR .. ..... ... ... .. .. .. ..... Editor and Publisher I signed edit all but copy the All letters Dliit

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HOU' VIED K. BRILEY ....... .. .. .. .., .. ........ Shop Foreman a Anonymous communications
I VOTbe p'lntp.d.! The ed1tOl
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with
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Congratulations I expressed: by the writers.)
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The Gondolier offers its sincere
congratulations lo '"
'oll/rv.occes; ,,:; ",fN Venice! Gondolier!
he three men who were elected Tuesday to posts on the OLiFCeNM._. A.'oso szrvNobrWe'e.CAN -
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Dear Sir:
M Wft mCT tMNUMCTUMM MMTORCCMT
tHiee city council. Ml I).f IIXAI FOR TIE 6e01rs1 air iLtORlC IMMMM
4mUMU itl 7-4 HOURS A HElP 8CMfWNlH / MACHINE WNN1NOT OMiy VIWWE* I would hk. to call fOur
The outcome on two of the three posts was a foregone 60 neat, TOWll Ib'M MctM'swan: FORK,. arreor.aos AND Wan+ef OCT Re."wiilMaW WT HC- ion to a matter I ecuerlous

conclusion, of course, since the candidates had nn Arnica fovnotf,*"I/IIIIICI' In connection will
IWMlIIIT1lfIt"TOO
CRedw
off. Mtitin. But it is still encouraging to know tnat in- Hy touncll'i conduct of muuj

lellinent, lar-seein men like Albert Slerist and Smyth justness

Brnhard will be helping! to direct our municipal govem This Is the fact that thei

. meat in the vital period ahead. Their statements at last e oilmen apparently do not
ftand what their obligation i
"Wf K'S political rally indicated that both have a clear insight LATE the law may beor even i

into many of the problems that must be solved it they arc suppoped to doibott

Venice is to grow and prosper.As TO CLASSIFY" changing laws they disagree i

for the election! of Victor Retty, we admit to surprise I refer you, for example, II
cent actions on zoning
but not regret.
Just Rambles in Jokeland The council rejected i pin
Frankly, we felt in advance that Graham French's weeks ago for an exception !

legal training, tax experience, enthusiasm and imagination <: Weary Kay Ignores Ideas, would permit a taxpayer tan i

would be valuable: assets for the council. And we outside stairway on hit I

still hope he will be willing to give the community the By RUSSELL KAY In a one-fam.ly tone But It ted
the next day that the o
benefit of these qualities, for they are badly needed. Secretary. Florida Press Awn cil out had no authority to do I '

The people spoke when they chose Retty, however, What with political campaigns, citrus conferences, conventions, although it can forbid \tu

and we concur that in so doing they picked one of the hearings, beauty contests, fairs, carnivals and football games it'* get. if kitchen facilities, etc., INstalled
ting so a fellow! don't even have time tc think, much less write. the second floor ot 1
finest men in Venice. Retty is a personification of the on
For the pant two months I've been gallopin hither and yon like an
American dream, in that he came to this country as a overworked fire horse and have spent co little time La the office that house.

penniless youth and through hard work rose to a posi- my typewriter sits on its pedestal men This do indicates not know that' the the law i i

lion of honor and substance.We and pout. complaining; of the ,toy, pounce on him and start HCK- which they must operate, !WJ
dust, rust and lark ct exercise.Although ing his face while him
they spray
are not too well acquainted with the local theme seriously doubt that they
I have a pocket full o.r generously Exasperated: the poor,
to i iJne
attempt
: owner. But our few dealings with him have con- ever made an
notes, suggestions and Ideas foI') guy screams, "Ll ten you two, if the loeal Unl
.vinced$ that he is a sincere honest unselfish gentle- Just what
'wonderful' columns crowded on you wanna neck for: God's sake go

mm. Both he and his wife-the latter a gracious, do- me by helpful Individuals, I'm just home and get on some dry provide. I have nobted
Furthermore
mesticall-inclined person-have already contributedmore going to be ornery and Ignore all clothes" tendency on the put of i

to Venice by rehabilitating its only theatre and of them this time, even WGK, the Then they are telling the one councilmen to let their pe

from time to time donating its facilities without charge World's Greatest Kitty, who re- about the lawyer down Miami way preferences and opinions Inn .
minded me that this is National
Jo various civic who had a timid little man on the decisions that hould be
groups.Furthermore Cat Week and thereby ought to
witness stand In accident and ordiMnfl.Is
an cue by our laws
Hetty's record as a hard hang a tale. So this particular column I
and Is not propera
was having lots of fun givingthe human, but It
worker who thoroughly knows the building and construction Is sans theme, Ideas, sense poor guy a legal pushing councilman disagrees with>

trades, gives promise that many of Venice's run- or object. If you read further you uround "All right," he says, shaking he should have It repealed
do risk.
at
so own
flown municipal properties and recreation facilities will your a bony finger under the mac changed So long as I It terrain

.scon :fre in tip-top shape. Now let'a take a mental jumpto of the witness, "so you saw the the books, however no i rollll
Plant City where we find a to
accident. Now tell us Just what else has a right
or anyone
>*' :Venice's new councilmen-together with the one prominent citrus: grower standing happened." cept" or violate it

holdover member H. S. Bowden-should form team in front of the bank talking to a 18
a The little guy licked his lips and This country I. supposed

from which much can be expected, if given adequate new friend.Cadillac There is parked a beautiful at the snazzy curb aaid, "Well, I think ." That wan a law-abiding nation. H II J

.cooperation from their employers, the general public. and the friend asks the citrus us far as he got. His tormentor time that those in our city meta
swooped down on him like an learned what this
meet
w grower, "Is that your car, John?"
j."' eagle; on a fishhawk. Glaring at to them.
; Chamber Election It applies
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"Hell, no, the grower replies,
him 'lTIZE.'C
., the attorney shouted, "You IRRITATEDVenice
"I just grow fruit I dont pick it."
think
..*" The election of a new board of 'directors for the Which reminds us that even the what, you think we don't care. Fla '
you think all we are Interested Obvlousl1
Venice-Nokomis Chamber of Commerce-scheduled to guys who "pick It" often become In Is what you KNOW Editor's Note: nor po

take: place during a special meeting of the general mem- so off disgruntled to 'Picket"that they take tim now proceed' The little guy hesitated ther leaders football can play players their pmlt'

bership tonight-Friday-at the Civic Center-is an- for a minute, then turningto know the rulei'
.NecUni th.Iilkmltn: less they
other development that promises much for Venice.! the judge he said, "When I talk. The Gondolier
And now for no rearon at all! I gotta think; I ain't no lawyer,
The reduction of the board to five members, as we shall whisk ourselves to Ma- I can't talk without thinking"And Dear Folks:

approved by the general membership through adoption rineland It Is' early morning and while Thanksgiving will be I -enclosed- W

of :a constitutional: amendment on Nov. 26, should makeit the milkman is just bending downto i a thing of the past when this col- larWOOucontribotW Flease find to'"

much easier for the new ,directors to formulate constructive place a couple of bottles of moo umn finds Us weary way Into W. Wilson fund" for the poor

:; plans and carry them through. This was dif cow Juice on the doorstep of an print I can't help wondering what darky who had hIs more
ocean front customer About that
ficult and sometimes impossible unde the former setup, time the all the Republicans did that day from him. (
customer's two setter while the to W
for the board then included 15 members. And no shin dogs come bounding from their Democrats were celebratlng. I am a subscriber about"1
But they do have a lot to read all
can make much speed with t 15 captains at the helm, regardless morning dip in the surf shedding be thankful for, At least they haveno dolier and Yours very truly

of their individual merits. sand and sea water. Seeing their worries or responslbpltles for WALSH

Furthermore, the smaller board will make it necessary friend the milkman, they yelp for I I the next four years. Nobody can New NORA York City

for the general membership to do more of the workas Venice hoMtSan s
P. SS My
committee members, etc. This should effectively energetic individuals who can be counted upon to pour Marco Drive

eliminate complaints: that the chamber was a "private made for the comrrjon good. (Editor's Note: ManY and,

chib" for the directors, for it will give the members ai This is not to be construed, incidentally as a reflection thank to Reader Amerlcans.lblame Walsh .

. active part in its operations. And it will also provide on those who have directed the chamber's work er big-hearted

more heads and hands to assist the chamber's new pub- in the ,past. All thinking people know that they did

licity director, J. Leighton Cornwell, when he returns the best they could with the funds, support and organi-! them for anything'those

from Washington to take up his tasks as a dollar-a-year zational structure that were available. That these were Just imagine down to all their Tli

employee.As not adequate was no fault of any individual; and all sitting dinner with bills tied

for the 18 persons who, have been nominated for should rejoice at the possibility of an early..improvement tag their necks and n bihlni

the five directorship posts, nearly all are. progressive, ideas, energy 'and enthusiasm inJ9.+ whatever, efforts{ ,ar'e, crowt

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FOR SALE FOR 'SALE BUSINESS PERSONALS I
REAL ESTATE
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and conuaetig 2013.
QENERAL.HAULINC. phone
PINES for aato. Atamount A COMPLETE dhoh.it.. .hold. V'ilnia June
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IF INTERESTED In good masonry. Holder at 8711.IIELl'
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,,.trio radian 2500 whole family. 113A.ese or f.5.00 down Coastal locations Ineliidia improved
650.00. Alpha Music Shop 13000 per month for 4 month. 116 k-. and unimproved tropical talaad. beachamtivrtlM. WORK and trucklns. Louis
.... Mni.lt or IIS.00 down and 14 Oil ptwitk ., flaking lodge 4nufupVortunUlet Adorjan Phone Venice 2CC5. br wreck live i.-
!> NoM_ portable cal for 52 "...k. <5J Inwiwt. Alpha and Income eetiqte. Inelud< 1601. MOTHFRS Helper
floor nm!.1 r. utar price >l i.lp Shop I into motor courts, trailer camps. hotels Phone Venice 116Z.
vale price .'1(1 M A Christ,,,,. Ii opet4tinR ranch, farms and irroveeLarie Lard Cottrell Paul Nave
o"" lit n.OO worth .f n... i and imall tracts of land A P-D.Q SEPTIC TANK CLEANING .
tto.t,., r'..i.o to p".ha. AI. compkte rental service Send for free Modern pumping equipmrnt Work guar.served. FOR RENT
:r,"Shot,. HotelContinued descriptive section.JFFFCOTT.fol Vrt, and mat of thla tropical Flouts Sarasota 51-Z20 or Venice

.
r it'ALLY tavenirt esstone ( from Page One) REALTY INVESTMENTS LEGAL NOTICES I I ROOM with bath..ndC'r I private furnished entrenso ; in
ckrordilion.
also and Cam \ 447 First Street Fart M,.,.. FloridaLvtrrthlnn hint lights Phone rll"t.. i
Very i resemble. residential dintrlct
T Venice i those Buffering from hone ailmwit In Heal Eiute"
MI. Both the USUAL and UNUSUAL
!
and other Unusual diseases Then NOTICE OK INTENTION TO
ABC TOVM machine,' REGISTER riCTITIUl NAME .
kluxe rsnacily tub with enter pnmp'I It was bought by Dr. Fred Albec DESIRABLE SELECTION 01 business Tie unilrraiRned do hereby nrtily that I Iltiv Roof Work of All Kinds
n to lent beet efh'. Far ln' and residential .ilea 1n city 01 Venice ate cond M'tlnir a howling Hi.ty bun-l I
erifin tali 2146, after the crash. It was taken over by. owner. II Interested suggest you in. meal at West Venice Avinur. Vtaive.' l'ROOFING ALVIN P. JONES
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un enUgateAddress. Box 88. Venice Fla. ,
Florida, under the flr'Hiini. name if Bus. 287J Home US1
Phones:
by the army In 1942 and nerved IIOWI.AKADK
TING7 -ROOM HOUSE frame ....n'n."t"n. and that said firm I. cumi.>M'l l lit th.
NEED FRI as a station hospital in 1946. rill seven lots In Nukomll. fn'Uwlllfr pprvih e.,..... nrom' anJ ,
lone OONDOLtER. lame mown lot In folly Point 12.500.1'1 1.1..... of n .l.li'mo are an fullowixFrnmt :
THE The doctor's widow sold It to Mn. G. h Kelly rt 2881 .. .. : J. Prier 1M Vinue, K'M I FOR QUICK RELIABLE
Venice 3131. lion. John Sh,."\n, V.ntr fla SERVICE. CALL
Weinstein late In 1946 and 'it win I".n..llip of te 1I..I.k.d. i.I n. '"1.,

''I! reopened as the Pines Hotel on UK RA V F ...M-ral .Mtllmt keys l in Iowa tErnest J. I'. ta-r. Ml per rni. '' Venfce'Plumbing \
.ItumM end KpHitmrnt see Ihe.e Hr* I
Shot! 'kit', (Ml ur ipnt
Dec. 20 of that year after extensive imltiK at >.n.. "> they will! not lait Vc..- John It it our Ini.rtln| to Ni,..ly tu th.' Shop- !'
''I kt Land C-, n Nokomis AVP ..
(Trek I ...r.he Clnnlt Court in and) f.
J! redecorating and reftlrnhhll'lli.lilts r I o.....t. inunly rliiii'JH! M .1111'\1' the, Box 14, Venice Phone 2l5.1 )
HOUKAKP in'.r it I
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hlg -rre'*iire operation by the I of C.Continued H..-..l.L.nr nape Chapter 2UM'1.. 1.w..1
C. h lotlila.;; ; :"Acu .,il''"II.
CM JOt3 IS DONE sew owner did lot meet with') I Witness nur hoods thin tlth day .:\

:EAL public favor, 00 it WitS Eased I k.b.r. .948 Florida
ITH EARNEST thl'l ( from Pace One) I ri>Mi= >T J. IrT'a CClmfortd:
You'P.ECLRTAAIIll following!: year to Jchn Clarke ard ballot .IOHN I\II-W\E\ ;
,
Herbert. T. Carl-.on of Arbor.! The confusion apparently Nan t'"hllhl Dt-r I. 10, 17 21. 1 e Brand new, .

Park, N. J. The latter oprrat.1fT : cowed by the fact that another rithed apartments)
"
OF AGOOD' kevfial month before closing llingo Turin,: room, bedroom kitohritelte
amendment was first voted on and
and tile b3th In khoppmr
The n.owner bought th. I I after lu defeat sbme members {

t SQuARI I Stone Groves and mover here fromI thought they could not vote again.A Continued hum Pans Two ihstrict, only 5 block from
ro-d to tit .
Mud he felt the row lieach
tD AL: I I Bingharn'on In June of 1S47.) recount was maGe on the itsin-
\ Tarpon Center was just as wife are
French of the
of Graham I
Unce Rent
t anl Moderate
I i the old one In Uric of ftcrm
Club and l E. J
is wen Venice Country
11rn'ka H. S. E..vc'en sail h"
,,moss Rant I President
EvMjnth
Venice "Electric.CamlK'ites i ii
of )
"WalU Peter matter had been 'do .
Cottages Sea I thought. the SCIUt'ln. Year I
('olU'r..tYork i, Must Produce bayed long <,nough." The authori

The candidates lor tho new dilectcrs' i.I i. ration motion was made by Councilman For Information

SOSSflRTLUMBINGCO I pORts wert named by a Smyth Brohard.GONDOLIER .

: special committee headed bv --- \\rlt or (all ;

W. H. BEAR Peter He declared on presenting Clarified Ads S P. u..n.lnr 2071

BUILDING CONTRACTOR the list that all new directors oust little. yet produce tint t. Venice Florida

should take office with the understanding phone Venice 313' K* ,
K D A PLUMBCK ? I nits. Just

SEWR HC'fGOOD.fW5601 i that they can be replaced I lore 5 p.m. Wednesdays.

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VENICE, FLORIDA Kay Pt., Nolufnitfiiii'1 255' 1 l ,... results.Those <...... Mr

I -I I. en the )M arc Mrs. H. ETI|

Mundy local clubwomin; MUsl II =

Arlta Graves co-owner of the B-B BAR

THE KING FURNITURE CO. Nestlewood Gift Shop and N Btle. ti .
\\1
FRED B. KING, OWNERof wood Sweet Shop; Mrs. Helen B. i :i'

Punta Gorda Duncan, local Democratic Party I !rr BEER WINE Ii

T. Devlin, owner
George
leader;
TAKES PLEA6VRE IN WELCOMINGTO of the Nokomis Garage; Carl Wolf, I !1 a Y

THE BUSINESS LIFE OF distributor, and I
local Sinclair Oil i
THIS AREA of I 1 New Location
C. F RIckard, operator theiVenice

H. B. SMITH Taxi Co. I :
of the I 1I Next to Venice La'iindry'
owner
OWNERSmitty's Also A. B. Hider, l a a
Groves and Gulf Breeze I Ii 1
Radio ServiceHOLLYOOD Stone
gIf
SIDE i Pines Hotel; R. G. Hatnes owner I 1 i
APT BLDG.-MIAMI AVE.
CM ".
:
Venice Furniture I
of the
; can't in :
come
A. Braswell loral attorney you

French E. J. Peter;

Graham Brohard, owner of Pmittys 1 Smile as go by. :
you
[PHONOGRAPHS $16.95 and up Smyth
Rettv, owner of theGulf !
Victor
Tavern; .
$1 a week T S. Thompson; 1
Dr.
Theatre; IF
alt Lighter and Sweet \luslc-Sorton Gould Edmondson, owner of the 1

'olTl'-t"! album on one long.ll. Ceorge Dairy; JamesT
$3.85at ;, Kdmondspn Farms Boh :
)'.i.K record F
Venlce-Nokom's Bud
Tracker Sulto-I>ftl Murlnu $..IO Blalock of the
local I
!pre (omen Santa Onus and An Old Bank; George Youngbcrg .

Fuvhloned Tree-Gt-ne Autry .... 71'<<> J contractor, and petel S.: Conover,, .. mussmommonmm"m' 0,01C.01-mm'
lunlo I.JUllta-Cornbrlt SjmphonjJnrk -
79" editor of the Gondolier. gnomon
Smith 111=111LT -

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service manager with LUMBER & SUPPLY

Phone 2151(1p"rAR"t
Sarasota.
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Associated Store and Floyd' Avenue i


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GONDOLIER Friday, ,.
page Twelve VENICE ma,4



Four Pro GolfersIn Ve No' Hi Indians Scalp T J


Exhibition PlayTo .


'Stage MatchesAt Alva BocaG's I 30-Day Waterfowl Hunting

Dan Season Starts Today
Country Club Annual Closed Season Bowlakade .

On Mullet Starts TonightThe Florida's 80-day migratory water
Local golf fans will get their 1st to. Topple;
at noon today, TeamStandhJ
foul
season opens
first thrill of the season Saturday annual closed season on
afternoon when four professionals Mullet fishing will bsgln: at mid- it was announced earlier this week t
Gals
stage an JS-Jiole match over the: Unlucky iiffht tonight, it wai announced by Ben c.. Mcrgan, director of the WWII LEUvieVenice

Venice Country Club course, ] yesterday! by :State Conservation. State Game and Fresh Water Fish EJ.! rtrttJtKurt

Loading the pros will be H. I'at. The Venice-Nokomis H Ig II Officer Bruce Rlgby NokowU. Commission *t Tallahassee.: Fivmbliiir ... D II 0 p a
rial.! :28. who the local club for mullet Ennlwgod M-rihuirt,
joined School Indians, Everglades Conference Rigby Laid 1 fishing Birds that may be taken duringthe Arian 'JnrfcmgVVnlc If It
hw week after a year at the Elk'nt'omlry basketball champs last vas forbidden after this hour Include ducks, .....-1 i It li
: Club in La Porte Ind.. year, opened the new season last and that all dealers must have season geese F.I' C.rw It a
Ir.d two years In Valparaiso Ind. Friday by whipping Alva 36-: 6 on their stocks cleared of mullet by and coot Shooting U permitted: Venice Smitiy1.Fu.nltu T, 6. n
Paired 1 1l'ith the Venice nhotmakortil the LeI County squad's home thin 15lh. The penalty for vlo- only from half hour before sun ;iaMES'g 0

> ) be Clyde Kelly. Instruc'or ut.K court. toting cither of these requitemcnK rise until a hour before sunset, "U" LUtlB:
Snrntota Day Country Club. added is ?500 tin" Klmonilom K
a
Forward he
Glenn Stephens a Vc- however and daily bog lir.iiU are Vonl<< RMi, a
Their oppon'nts1'111 he B.'rt NoHisenior, led the local attack: or one year In Jail. J J Ap, .I 11 11 a
kd at four ducks, one goose 'and C""' -..'. fi,
iIomrenKor, owner of the Mon- and ended the games with KIN The closed ne-2'iu.i u l..;,))"cd IS coot. Possession is limited to I u
WOMEN
.rt-iwor Diving Rinse; In Sav,13oti.: baskets: and 12 points to his credit.Kvry by the state in crder to protect two day's bag on duck and one I % IKt'.tE.
.n,' Pro Everett Nelson of tV other member of the start- rmiilot during their spavvninjpca&ons. Venice, Kl..K1 :,
day's bag on 'geese and coot. '. Cliil.Fn.ltly1 It
Bobby: Jones Municipal Coif Ing llabo joined in the payoffK The bun will be liftedon It is also understood that hunt. s j. h i
our>>e In Sarasota or l)>MnMFKCHVSTK' b. istt
ing. mullet
Jan. 20 when most Ing Is banned in Sarasota Countyon
Itt-cft lime will be 1 p. m. High point man for (he horn mating I Is over.Rehearsals all land: west of the Tamlaml I.MI.IE;
The neW local pro Is a native of team was: "Free Shot" Dadd, who Trail. Area eat of the trail U 7'raill" I'. I t
rained i', got 16 tallies field IQ HUrvIKotlnln kv
Tallahassee butl'as by Kinking five t
owner's Is ,
open if the permission R-f'.e"t;
JCustiK, Daytona Coach and Win-' Koala and six charity tosses.In in ProgressFor obtainedThe Howl.k.d.. t 1 1Y

'on Mulberry, Kans., and they girls team: took the scalps of I
have one son, Marshall, five Coach Del Peter's female Vc-No Rehearsals are in progress for until Dec. 18. Auto Dealer Buys Ham l

months. Indians. The score was 20-13 with the annual Christmas Pageant to Frederick Wiliiarai
,
Hell was a flight engineer In'tbl' the squaws on the short end. be given at 8 p.m. Sunday evening mas story In living pictures with mobile dealer! at New( u.i

army air forces for four years On Tuesday night the Ve-No Dec, 19. at the Venlcc-Nokomw special lighting effects The choir I Conn., has purchased the ScJ

..daring the war. His father I I' Indians continued their 'hot' Methodist Church. of the church under the directionof property on Granada Art
.greenskcepor at the Bradcnton streak when they paddled over to This year will mark the 20th Mrs. James A. Hightower, will purchase Includes both land III 1
Country Club. Boca Grande and defeated a Tar presentation of the pageant. It Is supplement the scenes with the house, which will be occupy)
pon squad by a 30-19 fccore sponsored by the Young People of singing of Christmas music. Williams and his wire iftn

Let THE GONDOLIER do your Coach Charley Gadd shifted hs! the church and it Is expected that vat ions have been made. 'I\t
Coca Grande and defeated hit about 40 church members will par SOLD Through a low-cost (2 was made by Frank J. i
;>rrining. Just phone 3131- starting five for this game in order ticipate. cents per word) Gondolier classified through the office of H :3.I Imers.
to give his team .more speed. The pageant Itself Is the Christ ad. local realtor.
TA r.PONCENTER High scorer for the contest was .
Senior Harry Lanius. who made
11 points on five field goals and

one foul shot. Billy Hankins backat A Perfect

Tide TablesVENICE guard again this year, also cut
through the center of the Tarpon
defense to add seven points to the
INLET:
\iPunta Rasa Correction) total. .
Ted Myers a former Venice

hi" I..... 10 91s Hash I.m DOT iaw I."'. squad member led the Boca. CHRISTMAS GIFTFor
R:50 p.m. 1-21 p.m. Grande defense and got seven
I
.
EaL, n. II 10:07
I.m. 4-11 I.m. '
I points on three quick steals and a
P.19 I'.m. 2:6s: ".,.. '
Sun., >.. 12 lli'l uA .m. 4:45 a.m. charity.A .
:.19 pPw. .m. :275'2S I'.m. much Improved Venice girl's!
Won., Dec., 13 U:ao I.m. : I m.
10:be p m. t:55 p.m.71u. team pushed In 10 points in the
.., Dl:. 14 till p.m. 1/11I: I.m. Your Friends Up North
10U p m. 4-SS out. last half of their preliminarygame
1\'H.. Doc 15 1:53 p.m, 'SI I.m but couldn't catch up with
4:17 p m.71mn .
II 11:22 p.m. 7Sli a.m. their sharp-shooting opponents. And Here Too
..... ,
.. t:1t pm. (:OK 1' The 10 for the
Frl, n... 17 12t 3 a.m. 8:22 I m. score was squaws
and 17 for Boca Grande when the Delux Famous
Oj Boxes of Our
lovelies
took their seats.
"'I, Live BaitTackle Patsy Gault led the Venice effort .

I with eight points.

j All Types of Boats Both Venice teams will open Tree
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their home season at the KMI : Ripened
Available At Our Docks gym tonight against squads from

Naples. Game time will be 7:30.:




Attention Fishermen! I Oranges & Grapefruit


We are in a position to render the type of service

YOU need because our policy is to cater only to

sportsmen. It is not our intention to compete in the 30 Lbs. ((1-2 Bushel) . . . . I $2.65 to $$3.00

drum, hardware, paint restaurant: or other '
any.
55 Lbs. (Full Bushel to 519DEPENDS
line. ) . . e . $4.20
I

We Want You To Catch Fish ( : ON WHERE FRUIT MUST BE SENT)


1-We' will not be undersold and will meet :any I We Pay All Express Shipping Charges From Venice to Destination. ,

competitive price in this locality.

2:: -If we do not have in stock 'what want
you ,
've will get it for you. Order Now to Ensure Christmas Delivery.All .

3-24. hour or less service on ROD and [ Orders must he placed not later than;
REEL REPAIRS.

.4-' Store hairs effective December 1st will December 15 J

be 8:00: ) a.m. to 9.00 p.m. daily except Sun- i

days and Holidays.


Let's Get Acquainted and Talk Fish 4

Stone GrovesA.


'M R & R Sporting Goods

B. HIDER, ,Owner F. E. PLATT, H "jj

Across from Venice-Nokomis Bank Phone 3132 Phone Venice 2963 Phone Z*

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