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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 17, 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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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002071736
oclc - 01497811
notis - AKR0035
lccn - sn 96027128
System ID: UF00079934:00149
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Succeeded by: Gondolier (Venice, Fla.)

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ItN Itn FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17 1948
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..1 aDS Shape Upr Adams Renamed -

Water Bd. ChiefS. Christmas Week Edition Commission OKs ;

the City'sas Oat Early: -- We Hope !

( Jarvis Adams, chairman o//f Because of the Christmas hoi-
ii the board of trustees of the
Venice
Celebration Iday, the staff of the Gondolier NewCanalProbes
Water
Works, was
rcappointcd 1 is
going to TRY to put out ne.t
to that position for a one yearterm week's
edition on Thursday instead
Fete t on KMI GroundsTo at last week' city council of the usual Friday nubll.-

include Band, Carols meeting. cation date. Rerouting Rescue Squad Is

Adams' first one-year term ended Since even
Pageant :and Santa our attempt to
on Oct. 15 and he asked to be publish on Friday have met with Asked in

lana for _Venlce' Community allowed to retire at that time. He difficulty of late due mainly Legion ProposalPost
to a shortage of
jrutmaa celebration, to bo held was persuaded to hold the office help in our
printing department PetitionCommlssloneis
it will be
night of Dec. 23 for an audi temporarily, however, and later more necessary than ever for us to Buy Ambulance,

ask e It In hoped will Include atLt agreed to carry on the work for to get an early start on both Ask Aid of Civic Groups

750 children, were Hearing another year Other members of; news and advertising copy of the West
the board are Council President H Coast Inland Navigation District Plans to form a community rea-
nplction this week. ; We expect to start
S. Bowdcn and Councilman Smyth gatherlnaboth Bradenton, voted Wednesday to cue squad, equipped to handle
lost Important developmentthe Brohard. on Monday morning and ask the U. S. Army Engineers to I drownlngs and other types of

s designation of MidsGraves The ask that our friends and customers study proposals for rerouting. the emergencies in the VenlceNokomis -
V descendant o' a family that
ita president of theice"okoml. ] cooperate by having their Venice section of the proposed area, were launched Mondayby
built
d one of the first blast furnaces material ready.Banquet.
: Woman Club, to 41, intra-coaatal canal. the No-Vcl Post of the Amer-
at Pittsburgh, Pa., Adams
rdinate the preparations of all l lfa"n Legion.
I This was reported In
e moved here with his wife two and a story
apt that will participate In the one-half years ago. He formerlyhad that appeared yesterday in the The Idea way proposed by Post

event. Advance preparations lived In Miami Beach, St. Planned Tampa Morning Tribune, and was Cmdr. John A. Johnston. Nokomis,

Ie started early in November by: Petersburg, Long Island and Pitts verified by a number of local who told the Gondolier it had

Rotary Club committee headed burgh.In resident who attended a meetingof been suggested to him by several

Mayor Louis Suter. accepting his For C of C BoardThe the commission In the Manatee people after the drowning Nov. 11
new
nl1 of the first action to ben appoint- County Courthouse at Braden- of 22-month-old James E. (Jimmy -
ment, Adams told the council that
under her chairmanship, it ) Blades Jr. In Dona Bay.
the waterworks was in better new five-man board of directors ton.The
understood, was persuading the of the Venice-Nokomis I decision to recommend the "The post hopes to put the plan
shape financially than at any time
snoring groups to stage the made with the aid of other local
Cnambcr study was according to the across
of Commerce
since It was purchased by the city. : elected at
lebration In the park opposite a special meeting of the general story, after the commissioners had civic groups," he said. "Tho

; postoffice arcade. It was orlgilly last received a petition from 75 Venice Blades drowning simply emphasized -
membership Friday, will tak
Legion
scheduled to be held In the Sponsors CarnivalAs office at a special! banquet meet. property owners protecting the a need that has existed here
dstand In the Christmas The fur long time, and we feel a volunteer -
park opposite teh Week TreatAs ing of the organzatlon! on Jan. 21. route as now planned. petitionwas a +
oc Center, but Miss Graves presented by Robert S. Bay- rescue squad Is the best
rated but that the new location a special Christmas week This was decided after loot Friday's nard, president of the Venice Land way It can be met under present
treat, the No-Vel Post of the election, when it was pointed "
jld be more convenient for Co., who vehemently objected to conditions. fi
American Legion will out that the regular annual
uppers and would be more likely sponsor a the route at a hearing here Nov. To Buy Ambulance '
six-day: carnival here starting meeting was not scheduled to be
attract visitor passing through 18. While details are still to be ;
held until late in Ste-
Monday, it was announced this February
HI on the Trail. Artificial Island worked out, the legion's present
morning by Post Cmdr. John A. phan P. Susnjar, owner of the
Tree Erected If th proposed route were followed plans are to buy a war surplus
Momo assorted
Johnston of Nokomis. Apts, this wouldbe '
the canal would enter Venice It with a resll -
A large ambulance, equip
Christmas tree was "too late" If the new board was
Contracts for the carnival were from Roberts Bay, run and other emergency first
ected Itator
on the new location byy to be of any value this winter.
signed shortly before noon today through town parallel to the beach aid equipment, and have crews
employee on Thursday, and List of Director<<
canopied platform Is to be with "Mac" McManus, owner of and about 500 yards Inland from from the Rotary, Lions, l legion and
built
we by volunteer under the Florida Amusement Co., who' ,The new director are James T.' the Gulf, and finally emerge In other civic groups trained to operate

of Victor the diction will stage the show. The firm has I' Blalock, vice president of the Ven-' Lemon Bay south of the city. The the devices. Similar groupsin

city councilman.Retty, newlycted been putting on a similar event Ice-Nokomis Bank; George Ed petition said this would "constructa other small cities give aid In ,

for the D. N. McQueen Post of mondson, owner of the Edmondson small artificial island between case of drownings, snake bltej,

I The platform will be decorated the American Legion'in Punta Farm "Land-O-Sun" dairy; A. B./ the City of Venice and the Gulf.i heat attacks, fires, etc.
ill '
Graves said, by a large paint. Gorda this week, and will move Hider, owner of the Stone Grove which would do Irreparable dam- Dick Rich, post service officer,

fiat screen depicting the birth of here over the weekend. and and the newly-renamed Gulf I age to owners of property in this I was named lo head a committee

and showing the Holy In- Under terms of the contract, the Breeze Hotel; George T. Devlin, I city." that will attempt to obtain the
it
II I with the Virgin Mary. This local post will get a flat $400 fee i owner of the Nokomis Garage, and The petition asked, first, that the ambulance through the War Assets -
be
donated by Mr*. Virginia plus 20 per cent of the profits M. A. Braswell, local attorney. commission "defer action on right- Administration or other

rt Wilson of 519 Harbor Dr., and Is above the amount, it Is underwood These men were chosen from a of-way acquisition through the sources. The move to buy a resus-
a
st holiday display that won The money will be used to retire slate of 18 candidates by a mail city." It also asked that the engineers Ita tor was started three weeks ago
Prize in .
lion citywide home deco- the balance of the post's building ballot of the general membership, b s requested to (1) "Inves- by the Rotary Club, and $50 was

her contest two years ago. fund debt and to help finance oth- and the results were tallied at last tigate rock formation Along the contributed for the purpose this

the decorations will Include part er projects. (Continued on Page Two) original (proposed) rOllte21 week by the local ParentTeacherAssn.

Scenery from the Methodldturch' "compare estimated costs with Other organizations[ and Individuals -

Christmas pageant, and, that) of a possible alternate route ] will be asked to make

course the community Christ. which would avoid the expensive contributions also.
aa tree. Merry Xmas forAgedNegrobefore i
right-of-way costs of Route 1," {

Starting Tliap and (3) "catry out the provisionsof Esquire Magazine Gives

The Program 1* scheduled tort paragiaph 7, Section 103, of HR
Robbery Victim Gets BreakA
Venice
the ceremony, so it will hi) a Publicity
about 7 pm. Thursday with Bill No. 6419, second session, 80th ,
concert by a 32-plece band rep- Fund on SaturdayThis closer to the J557 that the aged Congress, to the end that money I publicity "break" for Venire

tenting the City Trailer Park at Christmas should be a lot darkey lost. may be caved to the taxing units |lis contained in the winter vacation -
'SnOta Minister to Preside and the federal government" section of Esquire Magazine's
obtained for the occa. happier one than was expected by
n V Robert L. Gregory of Pen. A. W Williams, 75-year-old Laurel Master of ceremonies at the Caspersen Object January Issue, which has just ap-

cola 1 Rd. Other feature will (nude negro, who was robbed of his lifesavings presentation will be Rev. D. The request was opposed, the peared on the newsstands

Christmas carol by a group Nov. 13 by an escaped Campbell' Crawford, pastor of the Tribune story said, by .Finn W. The section, entitled "Esquire'sBig

Girl Scout under, the direction negro convict he had Innocently I First Baptist Church, one of the Caspersen, a local real estate broker. 10 Vacation Guide," contains ;

Mis. Susan Miller choral music befriended.In sponsors of the fund drive. The Caspersen was reported to I two mention of the city.

part of the Venlce-Nokomls a brief ceremony at the Ven- actual presentation will be made have claimed there was "strong The first mention come under +

*h Schools 100-volce chorus, Ice-Nokomis Bank at 10 a.m. Sat- by "Santa Claus," who will be impersonated Support" of the prevent route In a column describing "Vacationsfor

veral solo by singers represent- urday, the old man will be presented by Paul Goldensteln, Venice, and to have stated there Sun Worshippers," while the

local churches, a prlefpaf- with check and cash do- local music shop proprietor. "San- might have been "misrepresentation" second 1* in a picture caption in

nt by Methodist church, actor, nated by kind-hearted reader of ta" Goldensteln will be dressed In In getting names on the pe- a Section called "Esquire' 10 Motoring

ration of the' Biblical Christ- the Venice Gondolier to help him full North Pole regalia, Includinga titIon.In Musts."

u story by Her. D. Campbell get back on his, feet. set of white whisker, granting the petitioner' re- Mention of Venice'was arranged ,

Word of the First Baptist That should cheer him considerably The old darkey, who I* employed quest, the navigation district commissioner for by Mrs. Graham French, wlfo,

arch', and special event for ,. too, because a total of $175 as a yardman at the Key Nursery unanimously passed a of the vice president and'treasurer -,

ldrea.latter. had been collected by pres.-tlme In Osprey, will be brought to resoluton that stated the petition of the Venice Golf and Country

.1VW'.elud., dlatrtbu- today. And last-minute effort are the ceremony by Kenneth (Duke) was granted and that they re- Club, through a friend Who U on. r

( : nnmn4 on'P age Two> to be made to Increase the- fund (Continued on Page TwoI' ) (Continued one Page, Two) the staff of the'marazlne. '

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CeiebrniionContinue C. 01 C. legco I Dr. T. S. Thompson has a new

phone number at his home. The

( I from Page One) (Continued from Page One) (Centinted from Page One) new number 1st 3311. The doctor'

lion by unidentified "Sant Friday's meeting. Blalock led the Wilson of the Venice Bay Trailer office phone remains the same -

Claus" of free gift and candy list of candidate with 60 votes, Park the A summer circus publicity Wilson man voluntarily durng -- 28(:.

provided by the Rotary Club, distribution while Edmondson followed with took charge of the fund drive

of free ice cream sup- .T9, Hider with 38, Devlin with 37 after his sympathies had been work x x x x as authorized in the

plied by the American Legion, etc. And Braswell with 31. aroused by a story of the robberyIn Rivers and Harbors Act of March

Boy Scouts under Col.: Vincent B. Both Braswell and Blalock are the Venice Gondolier.The 2, 1913:, Is modified to the extent

member of the retiring publicity man explained today herein set forth, and the Secretary Swttt ( v's t'+
Dixon, scoutmaster, will help pas< also .
out the board, while Devlin was named ta that the ceremony would beheld of the Army, acting through MA1 HAMOS AREAS !
presents. I fill "not to corn things up, but the: Chief of Engineers, is auth SOFT AS TWEy CAN
to
Adults and children from that body a fortnight ago because we feel l it will help dra- Jrizrd to utilize in the area affected OOUR"WNItEYbt w y

throughout this section of the n vacancy. Blalock at first said he matize a mighty fine gesture by such of the following routes AS SAVES MA'S

Halo are Invited to attend the would be unable to continue on the the people of Venice." .It seems may be determined feasible by the

celebration, Miss Graves said board, but was persuaded to most appropriate, he added, since Chief of Engineers with the approval VENICE

Transportation will be providedfor Change: his mind.A the drive Is ending just a few days of the Secretary of the ITUBATORIUM

those unable to get here otherwise new president and other ocfore the annivrsury of the birth Army."

she added. If they will contact chamber officers will be chosen by cf Christ whose gospel was "klml Four different routes are outlined -

the chamber of commerce and the new board after. It officially ness and help for our fellow men." In detail. The section ends with HOUR

leave their names. takes office. Others who helped sponsor the the proviso, however that wha WIT W4ViTW

ever route is chosen "must n"t VENICE AVE,
1.4 11 . N moil O. '!" drive Included Police Chief Herbert ex.
.1 I 0 Hanchey, Jim Martindale reed the cost of _the original! LI

of the Texaco Station at Laurel route." I t

Deeds Marie PfJff of the Venice Biy
Eakin
Your holiday
; Trailer Park, the Rev. "1r. Crawford -
CI and the Gondolier. Those who

Ii' have contributed to the fund arc Stymied ? 11

lifted below:
Christmas Specials to Make Your ::1 -- --

Mouth Water! Canal Can't Find Just the Ri;,I ht t G'n5;

I Let Us Make It Easy Fir You

\\IMI: KJ.I:>\r.n.ot a donut or A coolie II (Continued from Page One) Give a Year's Subscription to tie

but a special holiday confection from our own quested the Corps of Engineers to

Imported rl'cipe OI.It': : Per Dozen .. "carry thereof.out "and perform the prayers .I VENICE GONDOLIER


Remember, Too what. Orange Tropical Fruit Cake The house bill referred to in the< Only 52.50

ever you need -- Turkey petition was one dated June I'!.

Roa.tefl: I; Pump- $1.50 and $2.50 V''''s, authorizing the "construe We'll Send Out a Lovely Chri tr.i'i i< o't: (.1r1,

kin. :Minor or Pecan Rpies ton! repair and preservation of hand-inscribed with t\ .
II your mme, .,I 11! eon
Baked we'll JiIt Old Fashioned Beaten Biscuit, certain public wcrks on rivers and list

on order 'See us or Fresh Strawberries and Cream i harbors for navigation, flood control your
phone before noon Just fill in blank"and: \ve'll Jo t thr and ether The
Complete and ready to serve priced purposes. sec
Dec 24 to r.ake are l;<
according to quantity wanted. tion that was cited is said t"modify" >
rangements.
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the original act approving

construction of the 'ntracoast

L & BAKERY al waterway from Tarpon Spring.. Address $2.50 enclosed. -BUI me after Jan '
to Ft. :\

.. 307 W. Venice Ave. Phone 3135 Iy'rs.TI''t of At I Give 'us a ring at 3131-nnj \\'i'tike\\
The section on modificationreads
care of it for }-oil.

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Thursday evening, December 7. 1948, a regular now
stands In
the road. understand 'hat no build
meeting of the City Council was held at which time,
ing obtained
permit was properly snd I flNo understand
among other things the question of the disposition of
that he was Instructed by a certain; Individual
the lease
on the Old Venice Inlet Road was brought
up. .. or Individuals to. remove the County Bridge and to
These I
were present Mayor Suter, Messrs. Bowden, erect the barricade.
Erohard and Higcl and Mr. BraswelL City Attorney.
There Is a further Important fact which
one over
The point at Issue
was whether the City Council sho'ild
every citizen and taxpayer should be vita'iy: concerned
authorize the Mayer lo sign a lease to Buddy Ringo
A year ago, that portion of the city In which that
for the erection of a building on the right ot cf What I Protest
way two roses! lie
thick
was re-platted and the section over
the Old Venice Inlet
Road and to
construct 100 feet of
I the Old
Venice Inlet with the
dockage along the North Shore of the viaduct Road passes, together
upon surrounding: water, WAS DESIGNATED AS A PI'S-
which the Old Venice Inlet
Road lies, for the sum of
$10.00 LIC PARK. I have publicly raid that 1 would !ta
per month for a period of ten years Mr. Ringonas
already partially constructed a I. That no notice was given to any interested happy to give my service as % Landscape Architect
building
destroyed
the County Bridge and (which! I Is my profession) and to make a jubsuntitl
barricaded
the road without parties or to HIP public financial. l
proper authority. IlK contribution towards beaut.fyhc: and! hyirdout

Over the protests of a number of taxpayers, Including taxpayer to object to the attempt of most this park. Such a park could be made one would of the M
attractive feature hereabouts and
myself, Mayor Suter was instructed to sign
this lease, and I believe It Is only fair to the Citizens the City Council to tncati- the Old maintained as a public service for the enjoyment w

of Venice for r.ie to state why my protest was made Venice Inlet Read EVeryone of us.
Council
and to endeavor to persuade the Mayor not to execute At the meeting of December 7th the City
and deliver the lease to Mr. Ringo. attempted to ratify Mr. Rlngo's actions to date and
2. That Mr. Riiigo to hide the action of certain Individuals acting OD
In the first place, I regard as absolutely essential construct thbuildiiiK "
to the safe operation of the Tarpon Center the their own Initiative. The Council has: now nuthonirt
existence of the Old Venice Inlet Road, which continued on the Road, tore up th. the Mayor to execute this lease to Ringo over the

Is a public rond and has been used safely during timesof Bridge and erected the barricade strong objections of myself and other Interestedu\-to
hurricane and high tides by the people living At payer without giving any of us an opportunity
the Inlet for over 23: years. Plans are now being drawn without any official authority! from present formal objection, even though, at that meet
for an apartment hotei and for about ten 'to 15 new the City of Ing. we asked the Council to give us time to pl'fpa1 till;
Venice
and the Board these formally to
objection and them
units on the beach. The present houses and the lots present
in the East section will be sold. It Is further planned of County Cormnishirnerf.. City Council. _, Is
with ww
to sub-divide portions of'the remaining: land and to We believe that the proposed lease been re
build for sale Invalid due to the fact that this area has
about 20 to 30 two-bedroom houces. This U
3. That It
the
Council that
in
means that; eventually there will probably be between attempting to pitted as a park and we further believe of
four and five hundred people' living at Tarpon Center, commit itself to a tnrar lease neither legally possible nor morally sound that Individual pan
fir 1
in addition to transient visitorc. It Is a matter of a public park should be leased to a private
sworn testimony! that every road which has been built the Insignificant turn of $10.00 a for ha! own profit and raiL We also want to pointout
In approximately the name location as the New Inlet the lack of oompctiUve bidding. Inlet
Road has been destroyed by hurricanes, which means month Is not acting in the best Interest In conclusion, I repeat that the Old Venice to

that Vie lives of these four or five hundred residents of the taxpayers: and Road Is the only safe mean of agrees and ingress fact has
might be jeopardized If tho Old Road were cut off. the pnh- the Inlet In times of severe storms. Tniii
It may interest the taxpayers of Venice to know lie find that the' matter should have been attested to In Court by qualified I'nglneeraLIO
the history of this "deal." During the week of August many .years' standing In fcarasot County. of such
been ,
1, 1948, without any authorization from the City of submltt to competitive bidding seem string that this whole matter, which Is oiw
Venice or County of Sarasota. Mr. Ring" caused a at the I.At. vital Import*** U the Citizens and taxpayer purity
bnrrlrnd to be erected on the OM Venice Inlet Road very City of Vealee wa pushed through In ruch a One
completely blocking all traffic, and tore up the County by Council sitting at one of its l lAst meet'"SltereJ'
.". .. 4. That the proposed lease individual not even a
""*"a M'r biiilrtlnt now to Rlngo Is on that Council ,wa melt'
on the right of way. At this time. Mayor Puter wan lovalld voter nor cttlsm of VeJiloe at the time of the 1"
because And-
Is away on his vacation and, but for unfor n con srencles. I would have been away on mv own vaca The building was supposed to have been' placed Itn this 1IIeIt.... this aul-
pilings over the water and completely off the road It- I Uaccrtly urge the Council to reconsider
self. It was found, w I have been told, that serious tcr at its next m* Uag.
difficulties would have to be overcome to construct the ... '- Very truly yours.,
building In that location. Mr. Rlngo, still without My GIBES JROwur
authorization, placed thf building on the after where it OBOROB F.
Twpon Center'i
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Plans Christmas ProgramFirst Meet sc ; t
fied ad. I Has Xmas AGAINST LOSSES
Baptist Church will present
LImon Bay Wo Fire Life Casualty t' '
of the
f I I a Christmas program next Tues Members '
THIS MONTH. our day evening at the church's annual man's Club had their Christmas GENERAL INSURANCE

holiday celebration. meeting today at their clubhouse, BLALOCK'James {

The children and young folk win: starting at 1:30.:

give recitations and sing song Guest for tie t.iy was Mm T. Ethel B. \

Several solos, duets and Instrumental Elizabeth J. Roose, secretary ft BANK BUILDING ,
the Sarasota County Tuberculosis FLORIDA
VENICE,
number will also be prevented Rouse
and Health Assn. Mrs. Phone 3611 or 2721
by adults of the church. spoke to the group on the sale o'

FEATURINGE61NS Following the program In th! Christmas Seals and the Impol t. .
hurch proper, the group will adjourn once of donating to this worthy
to the Sunday School roomsto cause. She also explained the use 1 af
[ meet Santa Claus, who will be put to the money contributed. A
on hand to give candy, fruit and motion picture -was shown in conjunction
small gifts to the youngstens. A with her talk.
Christmas tree wilt add to '
lighted The balance of the meeting was
the fesivllcs. A FODL AND
given over to a Christmas partySmall HjsMONfy
glftf were exchanged by the ARf IISUAl y/NY/IrED

( members and tea with Christmas
\ y13o Florida ComfortBrand pordies were served. Hostesses for
MM. Cia'! >r
new, completely! furnished the aetE'rrcon't'rr The test to
apartments -- each with Finch, Mrs. F. G. Friend and Mrs way pre

living room bedrorm, kitchenette Fortune. pare for any event .
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and tile bith. In shopping
district, only 5 blocks from Venice Girl Scout Troops' and to relax when it's ,_

beach. Schedule a Busy Weekend over is Nithacool

Moderate RentBy Venice's two Girl Scout troop
drink prepared withJIM
stunning I)11'1. and grt'atull will be b'l>y this weck nti. # ,
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Girls in the 12 and. i.i year o'.l' i
% (*in aMiniril new Elgin Month Season Year
\\alihen. Their DuraPowerMaimpring' group will be hoi-tca-i's tomorrow

: eliminates 90% For Information to a troop of Bradcnton Scouts,

..f till repairs due to Reef I mainspring who will moot at the Civic Center PONDER'S
failures. 01'.i..i...d,.. \\rite or CullS. with MM. P. L Haynes. leader, cf
1'. Susnj.ir 2673 the local group. The same. troop, PACKAGE LIQUORS

had a wiener roast Monday afternoon we WILL N01 &E UNDERSOLD *
Knowles Jewelers Venice, Florida on the beach. VENICE AVfHim. .. < *+. .,. YtNICtH\.

IVtidfif Arrm1, "I: .
In
The 10 and 11-jeircld el'l*
charge of Mrs. Tln-nw Miller! had\ .
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Really If you are buyi'vj or telling! a Christmas party today at the
real estate, you will need Scout: hIII ment. Several now
cpoedy, accurate erVI"!!. Scouts: were invested into the '

Yours 1 troop. ,,1'i (P a II n

Real estate hn no value if ..........---.- --' t-
DODGY the title Is not clear.of .
I Something New1.iedilel' e :i "The Bright Spot on the Tra'l"Still '
1 LEINSURANCE -Pont to Boat Salesman! : !
Let us explain! Title Insurance
to you or be sure you havean Something new has been added'
I Features
Abstract with Attorney's to the Venice ft hing world by

r opink. Stanley Richardson, owner of the' QUALITY DRINKS AT POPULAR PRICES
R and R Sporting Good Store at :

Abstract Companyof started 303 W. by Venice accident.Avc. And it was''I The BEST SANDWICHES on The Trail


Sarasota The new deal, as Stan explains, DAVE DUNCAN
It, is "boat to boat" selling of fishIng :
Ben J. Drtmon. President tackle while cruising on the'I Iiulf. THE "ONE MAN QUARTET'
.
ACr VRACY hSTAIil.lSHEU; 1921 StRVICP
TELEPHONES 2I3 Mid till 165 SIXTH STREET I|
--. It all started, he says, while ho: : Every Sunday Night

was cruising on his cruiser, the i l
00 _:. ""Squirt," late last month. He had I
just entered the gulf In search of

tune in on this ,\ I-FI mackerel when the crow if an In. b

bound commc'dial boat sighted PACKAGE DEPARMENT
and recognized him. Tne vessel
S'ARTON CHRISTMAS
had apparently loot some of lit

equipment, for the crew hailed
'i Stan and gave him an order for Features

tickle to delivered that night.

The idea hit him then, Stan
Bargains in Holiday SpiritsWm.
ONLY rays, and before putting In to
hore: he had contacted and made
;) sales. to at least three other com. fifth'
$1449 nercial Penn Blended Whiskey $3.29
.1.1s boats.

He plans to continue to plan on John Collins Gin 90 proof $1.75 pint!

II large scale in the near future. This price figures '2.80 a fifth)
,
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;.. .. Ciniano: Genuine French and

,.., Epiphany Guild at RanchThe Italian Vermouth . $1.98 f fifth

\ ",,1 Epiphany Guild of the local Great Western New York State Wines $1.00 fifth
Epiphany Church met Tueaday at
ternoon at the home of Mrs. Helene I. Regular $1.60 value)

Enjoy Sparton's rich, full-throated tone on both ttatic- Morris, the M Bar M Ranch Pedro Domecq Imp'ted Spanish Sherries $1.95 fifth
free FM and standard broadcast, and your favorite lit Be Ridge. About a dozen mem-
phonograph records. Fast, smooth, automatic record- bees were present to discuss plans Moet and Chandon
changer, fine 10-inch speaker, high-speed station selector, and the decoration of the church $5.25 fifth
and smart style cabinet in mahogany veneers. Model 1059. Altar for the Imported French Champagne .
Christmas .
Compare for features, performance; see if you can match ser'lee.Tea bottle
it within $50 of the price! Sparton sells direct to us; no was served by the hostess. Imperato brut N. Y. State Champagne $4.00
J middleman costs for you to pay! fifth

Easy terms Home I Highland Queen Imported Scotch $5.25
Bent Dock '
; Sold exclusively In this Cottage Sea Wallis j Overbrooks Egg Nog Ready to serve $2.79 fifth
Concrete Work I
city by
We Display A Complete Lineof
( )Ntr II 6 LIQUORS
: Venice I DOMESTIC and' IMPORTED
W. H. BEAR i

dl" IIIIVIIIIJN', kif ."J VAlli''" Radio Service BUILDING CONTRACTORResidence I I Compare Our Prices with


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?? "Sick Radios Made Well In Venice" I Phone
Bay Pt., XokerrU Venice 2331 I
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EJSCtEWOOD VENICE1I0t18EWIVES Long Holiday Your LandLANDSCAPING


Venice area school children will 4a.
LET US PREVENT if we are aware of all hazards and
have a long vacation In which toeejoy .
know how to eliminate them. His
'
JOSE WASH DAY the Christmas holidays this
year. speech was Illustrated by a motion LAND CLEARING BULLDOZING

BLUES School will be officially dismissed picture film MOWING of Lots and Acreage ,

today and pupils will not haveto
Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Swift \\1
I return to their desks until the arrived recently from Chicago, Ill. C. HAROLD BATESENGLEWOOD
II I first Monday In the new year Jan. to spend the season at their winter
3. home In Nokomis. VENICE 3390

All classes In the school held .------ J
their own parties this afternoonnear
|\Ve do washing and dry the close of the school da>'. IMvulCR.nu
The students drew names for the
'I ming quickly an.t "
exchange of small Rifts with their
for reasonable prices. classmates
&
,
Special Program
and deliver
FREE pickup
On Wednesday the school chil-
). Venice on Mondays dren also met In the auditoriumfor FOUR HOURS t
Nokomis on Tuesdays; a Christmas program, which IN TWENTY-
was put on by the school chorus
Englewood on Fridays :
under Music Director John L. WITH r
or on special cills: AJams It was the same program
for the Parent.Teacher '
given GENERAL. ELECTRIC
Phone 2" '11 NOW .
Aftsn on Tuesday evening Wayne
Johnson recited the story cf
Christmas as told In the Bibl! .
Venice Laundryand KITCHENS
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and Christmas carols were interpolated
I Iqc
by the singers

Another part of the program
Dry Cleaning ServiceWest 'P".J:'
was a talk on safety, given by Bob ... .:" ,
3tP. w 'V': $ )/ '. :,
Venice Ave. Zubrod Indian Rocks. a special c .". "" :1'
field representative of the American .,. ,' \ ,,(: ,' : '\> :$ '
1 : ,..$....
Red Cross. He pointed out ; / ,1"
.MIT?..ANNE SURLS that danger Is our "constant companion" \ ;<

and can be outwitted only .CABINETS fy',< ti4''
3 ,"
.L All steel welded, .I't. ''t., '"

bo"d"Iud t.f <,.,.;J-.,.,
For the Diner baked enamel s M0Mf ,." ,'-" ,rand
Discriminating Storage of food ;; 3

supplies.


: Ma( tee's RestaurantOn :. With storage underneath SINK ipact f{

2 Stainless steel. a
the Trail at "SnkomN --r

.r Ydrta rh 3 3thee.
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We feature a wide variety of the W1 AN" E ," .
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best in Sea Foods, Maine Lobster .5.h.aHoi. oa08o -, 'f \:

.... .... Stone Crabs, Pompano: Frog Legs, rod top units,full 4't:7
oven. .
capacity _
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.... Shrimp etc. f ...... .. ,
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Aba Choice Western Roasts, < < .
<"/' \; '''' 'x' .
!t.e i Four cubic-foot
Stenks, Chops Chicken. ; ,1,
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:>",' fj. capacity I 8.7
< )" .\ ,
<1.M t"tsf N' ;+: .."tJ,., ,.. "*, quart h.t of
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A La Carte Dinners Priced from $1.25 shelf
.. ;nl'",.a YpaaS .m .n: l o ; 7's ft .poCt.

Also Our Table D'Hote Dinners from $1.50We ..:.. y.l.n'( ,; :< ::t{ 't.t.,>>>. v> ," t"<" ," __ '+,F, '
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strive to satisfy the most evicting appetite

Open 8:00 a. nv to 1:30 p. m. Phone 2875 A complete Central Electric kitchen with facilities for cooking,
and foods. This, it the arrangement
storing prtttrvlng
cleaning ...Ibbl..
alto
ensembles'
other
that uses only, 60 inches of tpac* I


For Your FLORIDA Vacation I
Complete working kitchtn.ustom *, i

designed to fit any space from

39 inches wide to 100 with

14 ToGGNTC101t range, refrigerator, sink, steel cabinets ,

ERS each one General Electric. On one

Isu ARCHITECTS 3uh'"d deO ka wall or two . .with the range and

Yout Ge eral Iormofi on le+lpe t refrigerator shown or with larger
t o
will a,Ye 7e.of 'tgen+I? In'
models Each custom designed to fit
d r hot"
p skdch In r
1 *- to tWells. e your own individual requirements.

tot".w 70 men one oe t wall.e moor enlrenc.pfOpe ie' No longer will lack of space keep you
d e
xj' 'Tf Inche. Volvo quick of,wN 1.+dwlet o from having the convenience,

tofp b'j1A' Mey'y'Our' k'+cbe s economy and dependability ofF

bes o dt+ploY General Electric kitchens.
Stay At TheVALENCIA :ao

APARTMENTSOnly


blocks 3 blocks from from shopping Beach, : district. See Me fyeccat Pdptay ofHigePs !.

For Rent By Season or Month

Special Rate by Year -

Each unit his: 3 rooms and bath. ;

Completely furnished.For Appliances .

Reservations WriteVALENCIA

APARTMENTSVENICE New Location-Higel-Joseph Building .

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i i Gondolier Jtonet Social T. Conover Editor I Be Told in All Area Churches '



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After spending three yearn with the U. S. Government foreign seiv- --

Ice, Miss Barbara Gray U home for the winter with her parents, Mr. Program Series Episcopal Church will begin with Eve will be attended bf
memas
and Mrs. E. J. Gray of Nokomis. Mis Gray was stationed In Athens, a Midnight service on Christmas of the Church of the '

6recce, for the past year and while Were the took many interesting Eve, Dec. 24 starting at 11 pm. Dr. Roderick Epp 1art.
Mac-each
sightseeing trips to Switzerland, Italy and France. Before sending her To Start Sunday There vvlll be Holy Communionand Ridge a.
a retired
to the post in Athens her government special music by the choir On priest, *u eos.

work took her to Wellington town today after spending several Christmas Day the congregation: duct the mass The entire COIIIto

New Zealand, where she sp.'nt weeks in Washington, D. C. Mr. Last Two WeeksThe will meet for Holy Communion at'I Cation will Join ,In the slops If

two years She flew from Paris tV8Ioh'gtJn (, Cornwell returned to Venice earlier 10 a.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 26 Christmas carols.

\ D. C. toward the end this week. Coming with Mrs. for regular ,church service at Tl All tho churches have
age-old story of Christmasminus as .
of November and pent some timein Cornwell is her sister, Mrs. Robert a.m. that OUM.td
(he gift-shopping and other ever)berly will be
the capital. Finishing neet'llslilYbusln McFarland and children Joanna, Holy Communion welco0e
that surround the holiday ] to attend .
trappings any r all
s. and reports, she came to Roberta, Patty and Bill of Cum John's und 01 thtll
in America, will be told by On Monday, St. ) Day, Christmas servlrn.SPCNTWHlffIT.
Florida to the sunshine fort
enjoy
berland Md., who will spend the
Venice churches this year in a series Tuesday, Holy Innocent's Day, St.
he season. Christmas holidays here.
-0- of special services that will Marks will hold Holy Communion :

---o- start this Sunday and continue for 10 In the morning. The
Gadd nt members
Mr and Mrs. Charles and
their children Mike and Virginia, Mr and Mrs. J. B. Henry and two weeks. of the church school will alsoi I O)))
daughter, Janie, left last weekendfor
will be "The
,
services Epiphany play
left this afternoon for Marietta, One of the first present an I
Glendale Ca'if.' to spend the
Oh.o: to spend Christmas with Mi held at 8 p.m. Sunday a: the First Wayfarers" at 7:30 p.m. on

Cadd's parents, Mr. and Mrs. holidays with Mr. Henry's mother, Baptist Church, where a 20-volc day, Dec. 29. The church ThurS'1 MOfifY'S VfiW.k/s1Y/
Mrs. Sam Chrk. They will also attend
Charles: P.. Gadd and Mrs. Gadd's thoir will sing a Christmas can- will sing at this program I
mother, Mrs. Roy Chorpennmg. the wedding of Mr. Henry'sbrjthl'r tata entitled Angels from th. loist will be Mrs. H. A. PURCHASES TENT
John Denton This
Henry.
Charley] is athletic director at Vc- I Realms of Glory." Saunders. Dr. Leonard W, S.
will be the first time In four years
No.HI. Heard In solo parts will be Bet- Str>'ker Is minlstcr-ln-charge. of
I that Mrs. Clark has Peen her
-0- I young granddaughter. The last lye Zclg'er, soprano; Nadine the church. Ilk

Gordon Olds arrived In town time wa.Vhl'n Janle was a mere Ha.ves, meno-soprano: Rev. D. A midnight Mass on Christmas

Campbell Crawford, tenor, and
Wednesday to spend the holiday six months old.
reason with Mrs. Olds and their! William Bellamy, ba'itone. Tfl" I

young son and daughter, Gordut' -o- choir will bo accompanied by the Shower for Doctor's Wife

Jr. and JsabeKe.: Mr. Olds Is con-I Arriving at the Venice Bay church's new Hammond organ, installed
Trailer Park Sunday were Mr and Mrs. Talmadge S. Thompson
r.1'ch'd"Ith the Paeker's Tar Soap! two weeks ago and played
wife of the local physician, was
Mrs. Lester McGee. Mr. and
Co. in Mvfctio, Conn Ho expects to I by Mrs. Douglas ArniH The cantata : -
John Hartzoll and Mr. and I guest of honor at a stork shower
he in Venice about three is a new work by Gerald F
W'Clll'i Mrs'j _
R. Montgomery The three Monday night at the home of Mr_.
The O'. are trapeze artists and have J. D. Arnill. Co-hostesses at the
f. r the season, Mrs. :Margaret Methodist Pu&i'i'ntAt
I peared with the King Bros. Clron party wire Mrs. Arnall aid .Irll.
Stoke, will entertain friendsat
some the Venicc-Nckomis Methodist Harold Z ] I
'lgcr
Ringling Br03- arnum and Baileyi.nd
a Christmas cocktail party tomorrow PLUMBING (9Bf
| other shows. They plan to Sl'tup Church the 20th! annual i After Mrs. Thompson had opened
afternoon: at their home.0 .
their apparatus at the park tc Christmas pageant will be presented her rifts, games and contests i

i keep in practice during the win at 8 Sunday evening In It were played A dessert course was WR Hf'fGOOi.

Mrs. R. M. Shanlcy and diugntcr ter. the story of the birth of Christ servrd with! irwt favors of mint

Patricia Lannie, left recentlyfor of the wU VENICE
from the prophecies bas1:cu. Eighteen persons were FLORID*
Washington, D. C., to join Mr, -0-' men to the adoration of the shepherds present.
l, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Mikesell cf
Ehar.Iey: who Is studying radio- and the dedication of the

television work in the nation's Nokomis will\ have Mrs. Mikescll's Christ Child in the temple-will be *std-.&. .... .6A&tftt4 t4a 44 Et TTXTXW47T4t37TTTTtfOVenice

capital. She ha been visiting her mother, Mrs. Mildred Steadman 0:
This
depicted in living pictures.
parents :Mr. and Mrs P. L. Haynes Dayton, Ohio, as their guest for will be accompanied by special : Inlet :

of Grovciand Ave. I the holidays and winter.0 .
I lighting and descriptive music. NURSERY SCHOOL :

-0- I The cast of the pageant Is never .}( s

Leaving this afternoon for North' Also here for the winter are Mr. announced.: But the same per ::: Will Open I

Carolina were Mr and Mrs. Wilber': and Mrs. Robert Jennings and sons portray the characters from '44::: MONDAY, JAN. 3, 1949 :

Franklin of Englevvood They wi'.l family. They arrived Sunday xt year to year, until the shepherd .

spend the Christmas holidays with their home on Sorrento St. from: boys grow up to be wise men. '::: For Children Ji/J to 5 Year Old M

Mr. Franklin's parents, Mr. and New Castle, Ind. Mr. Jenningj' Herod or a priest in the temple, ,* APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED' ..
Mrs. S. J. Franklin brother and sister-In-law Col. and
In Jonas ,
and the original wise men retire: :14::: Write MARJORIE LANE. Director :
Ridge and with Mrs. Franklin's Mrs. Davd! Jennings, who have
nether nnd father. Mr. and Mrs. been vacationing In Venice, left The Methodist Youth Fellowship:'::: r. o. Box 67 VENICE, FLA. phone 2061 :A
of the church sponsors the pageant M
J. B. Shields, at Murphy. Mr. Faturday for their home in New .'fifffHfHffffiiiHiiiHHHniiiTifiTiiimiHNEW {
each year, assisted by members
Franklin Is principal and MM. Castle.
and friends of the church. Mrs. J.
Franklin a teacher at the Englewood 1 -0-
T Blalock Is chairman of the pageant
slhcol. Ii I A house guest for the winter or committee.

-0- i j Mr Ardrla M. LePelley of Venice
Christmas services will also be:
Mrs. J. Leighton Cornwell. of Ave. Is Mrs. Isabel Osgood o' Decatur -
observed at the Methodist Church
Palm Haven Cottages arrived in, HI.1M .
this coming Sunday at 11 am. The

"' ... subject of Rev. George L. Harp-
A HURRY? er's sermon will be "A ChristmasGift. HOURS

PHONE 3461 ."

I If No Answer, Call 2955 I Candlelight Service Brady's Sea Food

( Englewood Methodist Church
.1 VENICE TAXI Dec. 12
.. I will have a Candle Light Service, Starting
'
entitled "The Light Is Come," on Open Noon to 10:50 P. M. I

r44t41rtr44f4444rrfrr44444444r44d44 4rl"rrrrENGLE'S Sunday at 6 p.m. This Is the 20th j Every Day:

annual Christmas program for this

church, too. We. Specialize! In All T)',,(- cf L'.i 1

i TEA ROOM The manger scene will be depicted usual and Standard Sea I
Food Dinners
and special lighting, Christ
; ON HIGHWAY 773 ENGLEWOOD mas music and readings will be 'apart Oil the Trail Nokomis

'I PHONE VENICE 2486 of the service. The offering At Dona Bay Phone 2993 ,

at this time will be for the

Dt-UCIOUS SATISFYING MEALS church's building fund. Director of

the program and pianist will be
Luncheon 12-2 Dinner 5' 08:30SUNDAY : Miss Lottie Lampp while the

reader is Mrs. Frank Gould. Rev.
DINNER HOURS: J2:4J 2:30 5:30 8:00:
t Harper of Venice is pastor.

lta ttt.a'la t 1 a's.1.tta 1J 1A.t.tNt1tN.#1aJ.t,1 1,1a: Christmas services at St. Mark

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irl Gets RN Dearee Postpone Drum Corps Meet I --- -- /uid,. Ufb er-tll-la-M:: : and !Mm. }

Georgia Examiner The Venice drum and bugle Daughter oflndianDiplomat .Ronald Britten. Another _,,

d Mr H. N. Wlmmeri, corps w u not meet again until Harry, Jr. will fly\ to Vlrpa:a I'
have received word that after the holiday vacation Tomorrow's To Visit 'Venice for XmasMiss from El Paso Tex': to spend

lughter Pat, "now Mr scselon has been called ft Christmas with his family.
und the 1
next meeting will be held
stlnson of Atlanta, Ga.,
elvrd her degree of Regis- on Saturday, Jan. 8, under direction Nishat to be Guest
' lurae from the board of ex- Music of Paul Goldenateln. at the Alpha Of I.ouan-ne Crane Xmas Lite Prizes GULFTheatre

t of nurse for 'Georgia. Shop. Offered at E'wood

, jstinson entered the U. S. there In May of this year. The daughter of" diplomatic
+ Lurse Corps in June of The new R.N. has served on the official of the new government of 1 Englewood residents will have Venice Phone 296tOl'E
Mowing her graduationVeniceNokomis regular staff of the hospital since India was scheduled to arrive In an incentive again this year to pu'
e High her graduation At the end of September time, effort and Imagination: Into SHOW MOHTLY
Venice today with Miss LouanneGraue
She took her training at she took the state board constructing electrically lighted Box Office Opens 7:30
I nvford W. Long Memorial examinations and on Dec 8 received < 1 School of Nursing In At- official notice that she had been Graue proprietor of a local gift of their homos .Short Subjects Shown Before
d was graduated from awarded her degree shop. As last year, tie Lcm<-n Bay and After the Feature

The Indian visitor, a eliminate Post, American Legion, will spon- --
of Miss Crane's at the Traphagen sor a contest for the most attractive Friday and Saturday
SONAUZED LAUNDRY SERVICE Your SthoJ of fashion in New t'ork'' outside decorations. And the JVc. 17 18

clothes laundered the way you prefer City, is a Miss Nishat Her first post will be aided this year by "Sioux City Sue"
name and that of her father were sponsorship of the Englewood ; Gene Autn .
iET WASH FLUFF DRIED FINISHED sot known to Mrs. Graue, who received Chamber of Commerce: which will In heart-thrilling action
word of the visit In a tele- contribute a cash donation for th" -AI"A-
DRY CLEANING SERVICEAgent
; gram from her daughter this prize fund. News Muvlcul mid
( for Venetian Leon Ea,I'R fated :
Cleaners) week. There will be five cash prizes Comedy
orirdiin I ('uf.it.d'M"Grout
p and Delivery Phone VENICE 3385 Mrs Craue said, however, that according: to L. A. Ainger, post Gild,'rslnvc": j'
the girl wa 21 years old and had commander He said they would
nt'trdi: school In Great Britaini range from $10 for the first price Sunday Monday I
Englewood Automatic Laundry i f. r" ,c"Jlnp to the United State to $2 for the fifth. lire 19 Ml:
last August: The local woman also Judging for the contest will be "Rtce Street"

stated the girls father was a none by disinterested parties who Adventure on Ono-Wap
trade commissioner for the east- are not affiliated with either the Thorofares wild I
HAYES GROVE ern part of the new Indian nation. legion or the chamber of commerce George Raft, \MiIiim IVudivMarilsn
Prefers Native Dress Anger: added He has ap- : 11l1'1I

Nokomis, Florida Miss Ni hat prefers to wear th" pointed a committee consisting of (aHoon. fete- Alas Fourth.- Specialty
(Turn East at Komwe Inn -, 1 1-1 miles) native Indian sari Instead d William Jonas, Cnarles Finch and latest Newt
American dresses, according to Harold French to work out the de- Ki-poflini: IhrtnN"Uhnt
'Oranges :Mikm KHIII?"'
Mrs Julie, but Is studying our tails
fa'hiona so she can help womenIn The grrups annour.-ements so -0-
Grapefruit India advance themselves when far are that the judging will b" IIICH Mel lliurn.
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:.stn Tangi1ii 1 :'s she returns She was reared as a done between Christmas and Do"
Christian and lived In JApan wither 31, and that nil outside dtccrVleni "A Foreign Affair"Everything's
Tanjeloes: family when her father was must be lighted nigh'ly during till+ In a ['inn State of
stationed in that country. period to( be eligible for the con Affilrs % ih!
Lemon Jean Arthur, '1.1-1"I1"' Dietrich,
Miss Graue and: her guest arp.I test. Inhii Liniil
I expected to remain in Venice until Also A Good: CurluntiIt
Gift Boxes for New Year'sWe
early In January. Mrs. Grauc son, The Hurry Britton of Paler Haven Express Anywhere David Is also expected to arrive Cottages arc also going north and Hannibal In Mntis I.and"

here next week for the holM I for the holidays They left Wednesday All Rfcordints 7:IT! p.nr.
P. AYES, Owner Phone 2373 He is a student at the Art Insti- for Arlington. VIt... to b tute of Pittsburgh, Pa. guests at the home of their son
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I You Don't Save Yourself $S$ by Going to Saraso ta or Tampa. Customers are Definitely Finding s

(the Prices of Most Items in Our NEW Store are Equal to or Lower than those in Any Nearby : a

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ExampleLast week several Sarasota women purchased a supply of dresses from us, coming here because they .
learned they could i

SAVE MONEY BY SHOPPING IN VENICE! =

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OPEN A.:M. TO r.'.. UNTIL XMAS '
GIFTS FOR MEN GIFTS FOR WOMEN :

I LONG AND SHORT SLEEVES .. A FLATTER HER FIGURE WITH .

Sport Shirts S2.9S up Thrill 100 P.C. Wool Sweaters $2.98 up .-

t'. & RUBBER CO.
A LARGE SELECTION OF

Locker Sandals $3.75 0 for Sunback Dresses from 8;>.98 :

I one I'IPECIAL. (II..If Sizes) .

Covert and Khaki Pants S2.93 the RtALLLt1 SI I! .

I DRF s AND WORKEndicott '
Nylon Pajamas $6.50 i
Children!
Johnson Shoes $;).9S up FULL LLNOTH 3

100% WOOL SANTA CLAUS in
Plaid Jackets $7.75 person New Look Slips 2.8!

LUXURIOUS will be here to talk to good FLATTERING U

Raytex Bathrobes 9.50 Boys and Girls from 5 p.m. to Half Slips from $2.19 d

ORTEX-ZTPPER CLOSER closing SATURDAY and SHE'LL LIKE THESE! ii

Zelan Jackets $9.25 TUESDAY Camisole & Petticoat Sets :$3.59

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Venice Avenue, Venice. Florida. P. O. Box 63Z. Phone Venice SHI. all

Entered as cond-clati matter June 6. 194S. at the post office To the g of
.t Vtnic*. Florida, under the Act of March 3, 1879. t Venice EJitor eDice
\\ a Gondolier ,
This I Is ,
Subscription rated One year, $2.50} six month, 1.50 three he great my first lode! n
months 75c. Classified advertising rater 2 cent per word, first 20 American
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FETE S. CONCH"FK .. ..... ... ... .. .. Editor and Publisher Irritated Citizen"
JANET T. CO.\O\'ER .,. .. ... ._. .. ......... ..I.... ....... Office Manager left last weeks Gondolier to Oho
)TOWARD K. BRILEY ...H. ........H..H..H..H..H..H...... .. "'H'". Shop Foreman s "'sr 'NON thssK The unanswered request referred, | it i
pa'is (7 tated Citizen" way a hk, larkIt

Big Hearts in Venice hone make extensive In residential alltrau,loci,

These) alterations undue,
TIe Gondolier is mighty proud of its readers for cg"' Ing an outside stairway d 1

the way they have responded to. the appeal for funds for 14me... !RRI" w cc'1ttr A /, pL up the Inside, nd btairll'a1 VTa Lmbing
setting
NIII ewe urK oa "'I'oAI''''
A.V.. Williams, 75-year-old Laurel: negro who was robbed RUrO BUILP INPllnRf a CWMFtlCO IT 1M< ROW is 041D I "TO(aHIROI.1IHA1 11Oft N_ en on the Second floor; .!.
of his life savings; In an escaped negro convict he ovrtwn wctw V J"/y Pt"r OtH 1li.Iftt1t.1IIIP a I1B17f"lI1t/tW MAKES CRrR5ffTLDN6ER, rorisen wet roar plex.onvciting the hen* io4i' 1

had "befriended.At tpgueiff-eo-*WUTFS A Aw@rirrFta.lstt"WAVMeAv arA'.ooisJEWileslw 0rrw71WV isvwY A group of neighbor!" .l
( OSP>'ray7IA ": N;f'8TIOIACW ent to pretest. The Jl
the end of last week, donations: had reached a ) ensuing dikcusslrn fact by i Diem

total of more than S120, with some of them coining from the audience, the chief bite

is far away as New York City' And more contributions I We feel that all energies should be devoted to dreamingup side contention stairway seemed, In no to way be yi
will probably came in before the little fund is the Gentleman's
presentedio I and executing a program that will put the area on had orpnilie *
the old darkey a few days before Christmas.This the tourist map. and, internal dissention could not help vert to requested a duplex a In permit i ODe J
sort of started Gondolier zone. There were protests ill
response, by a storyof but undermine this. council could do
the old man's misfortune, is heartening to us for two There will be plenty of time to take up Such- than follow our zoning noihinj 0 i
reasons. The first is that it proves the Gondolier is gaining and refuse tne request
felt after constructive
later if a
ters they are necessary : Contrary to Mr. 'IrrllMiJo
influence of the type we want it to have, and that is program has been put in effect. en's" statement, 1 acted i.
.it least a partial reward for the hard work we have put my personal inclination li i
Into the : But even it is the kind log our ordinance to the eau l
paper. more important, feeling Is that the city spiel|
of thing that: renews one's faith in human nature, this prohibit a man from IIIIrC

knowing that our chosen neighbors and friends are the leas property It work to his a best definite advant I iiion .

\iud to come to the aid of a fellow human! in time of other taxpa>ers. In till i )1
need. I personally could notsttlwl
reposed changes would !him] 13s
We think, ten, that a special tribute should be paid orIORSO ,. of the neighboring: property,
to Kenneth "Duke"' Wilson circus would provide housing [for i
publicity man spendjng family In town, which 1st
the winter with his wife, "Brooksie," :at the Venice think we need. However, IIour

Bay Trailer Park. Duke was the first to transform his BEANS erred ordinance by that.and had to VI

sympathy into action, for he came to us the day atter NAVY Owlet 3 TIMefyrZ12 The gentleman u. III!
the story appeared and volunteered to donate his skilled COST build hat same an outside night Stairway that bt i

professional services gratis to. help get the old % a point to rcc him alter the

negro back on his feet. And it has been his hard workIn Ing the and stairu told him ay, there that V wu heed i ,

contacting local residents, in person :and by phone, Ing in our ordinance to |
that has that. It was not even l rule\ |
encouraged many local residents to add their had to take up with the <
pennies and dollars to the fund. All he needed to do was It| I
routine building permit fnatj

The New Chamber DirectorsSince City Building SMYTH Inspector D. Count BRO


we were sort of effusive in our comments on To the Editor-0--

the new city councilmen last week, we almost hesitate or This letter Is Intended it U
io give air opinion on those elected to the new chamberof peal to the citizens of Our Vail *"
and sexes
commerce board of directors last Friday ni) pie are liable to regard ius as an "apple polisher" if we Ion center structure! opposite F
ELECTRICITY The
Civic Center. Our needs:
fill our editorial columns with too much sweetness and urcment of volunteer IM
: 1 6.6 1. IS Op own ORF02 crlcl such as nai:* P"*
went, lumber and roofing;
In fairness to those concerned, however, we must 01110 7% and finally, financial do

say that we were well pleased by the outcome, even however. George nominal.Mr. E.. touncbelf

Ihoxigh one or two of the candidates we voted for were local building contractor, his. .
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not elected. The ready donated the rafters
new board Banker James T. Bh-: of the rod
rebuilding
for the
lock Dairyman George Edmondson. Lawyer M. A. Bras- the loan of the neeelll"J

wen Grove Owner and Hotelman A. B. Hider, and thereto. Councilman, Victor.upel'lll,
,Garageman George T. Devlin is recently hi
composed entirely entire plan and donate
of men who have dollars and racting abilities and Ito
a cents stake in the city's 1115 donating the*
Others
commercial prosperity. Hence it should be more likely I brawn.ices are Mr. Dan D. Opals

thin previous boards to initiate the sort of action the '1HOU lion Leo, Mr. Tom Suteuoflhe Louis A
area needs if it is to remain solvent. AI' 'efA V of Rio the Apta Park and Terrace Mr. Apta

>* Now that: the election is over, all Venice and Noko- The ladies of VenitieC r-
charms
fatal
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mis businessmen and public spirited citizens must pitchin influence, either In husbadaor I ; _
and do their part. They must attend both general: sense or upon They their may also aPfII
friends.
membership\ and directors' meetings, pay up membership their organizational melD ben I

fees, serve on working committees and lend the the. drive. of Venice.call &!I
board their full moral and physical support. little The tinancillly City and slam.tWI.

Remember, the new diectors are busy men, with AVOWPOLES fact, let us all make fuse....ourbh.. .1,

their own professional affairs to look after. They tan which cost $1.65 before tracUve resources recreation'tU center ur sod(IIi'

do nothing by themselves or if they can, we should' the war, now cost JH83... O citizens of enjoyment their ch ldrea to .

not ask them to do so. We all stand to gain from any ...up 93:! AlPRIi' Please and send your COand'tribUlil

constructive chamber programs that they may initiate, or enlist your Venice materia"adOII'
so we should all carry our share of the load. If we don't, ...and em this increase is !eml0I1I1. lees thru 3131.the r

we'll have no one but ourselves to blame if the result is Base. rates in iduiflg mack knnr thai phone SincerelY.D. opvenlca .
pre WIT. Bat due I to iJjustatnt' code LEO 11
i the same old fiasco all over :again.We .
necessirj ibnonutli kip priaol
have heard, incidentally, that a movement is FLI1IU tow. ( lcrT fuel oil bind other iocrtitn t cottt, (Editor1 Note to :receive The
now afoot to try to divorce the chamber from its No- \ I (iinn the average pries per kilowatt-how will be and glad offers of phYcaIIJt'ICJI"Uon. !
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komis affiliations. Whether there i is any good reason .... paid b| ear resident! customers is nee. But It feels they 1IiD .

for this we do not know. We do feel, however, that ansuch > Umponnl np 71 conptni with 194L, for direct all contact concerned with If the 1111\II1__\

; attempt would be a mistake at the present time. -- -__ the pro lec at City the Gulf n ,"
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Artist's, Paintings are Shown JEWELRY for CHRISTMAS l;

i GIFIW FOR ALL AND -
traits, Abstractionsn : I INEXPENSIVE TOO!
which: WI' artist specializes,
at Private Display also several abstract I ((8 Silver..Lockets Pcni .Lighter Watches .
The artist calls the latter Billfolds
,all but Impressive private atloni" cr rearranged I Many Others
g of the work of Jan Hoo- They convey a subtle
e Dutch artist now visiting and graceful fantasy.In SHRODE JEWELERS
ice was held Wednesday several of his I VENICE
at the home of Mrsa GULF THEATRE BUILDING
on Hoowlj uses something of
G Wilson of Harbor'Dr
oowij and his wife are' the sonality of his subject as a 'J ........ .........t t...ttttttt...iotttfitfff1tt-t-t-Ht: : : : : : :: : ;
ground. Sor jtlme It Is a.ti *tttttt>4 t -
of Mrs. Wilson.necessarily sma'l.Ill cal, as In a portrait of
show li was Impossible to carry Van Den 'Berg, a dancer; TREESw I I II
Ill paintings around In a sometime realistic as
Included portraits, InMitchell's painting of the Dutch cOl '
dent, Mr.
A. Vas Diaz. t

Children Appealing to $1.50 i
Two very striking I
s were of the fair-haired t
model Barbara Tullgrrn, K.
7 I Fombre-hued picture of Juan See Them At t.
tines famous Spanish
Especially appealing are TRAIL and VENICE AVE. ;
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1s xvlj'i portraits of
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which he seems to w
simplicity, charm and '
youth. Ii Denison
The ether paintings are In
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Is usually expected that fn \ Phone ,812
whose portraits are
would confine h'nwlf! to t3ti fifffiff! ffif fiflifiTfiffi-fff 14.
I subjects.
Another Interesting:: sldcli
BarberShop
the exhibition was a dl
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some of his portraits The
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i traits and are the arll .f
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i I keeping, a record of his
132 W. Venice? Ave. i The paintings will bo on 1
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Venice Shoe Repair Shop i I II

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Rear of Arcade Barber I

J+a .a Complete Opposite Post Modern Office 3181'I I;


Shoe Repairing I ;

Leather WorkAlso

Polish ."

'ne Yak. ab.t Frank C. Raeburn',' '. :' shoes Well" : .79 $ .59 Corson Trikes r.rtd ''
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.69 Velocipedes . $24.95 and up :.
FOR THOSE WHO' LOVE FINE T H J N .59 ,.2:> American Flyer' '
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.59 Electric Trains I $14.95 'Up :! ;;

.59 Stake Wagons .'. $10.95

1.0Q Scooters . . $2.98 and nip II t

.69 Ki.ddie Cars . $2.980
UNUSUAL CANDIES ; :
1.39 Lionel
.69 Ccnstruction Sets . $4.95 and upf a

1.59 Cjxinlf Gloves $4.95 a
1.29 Basket Bals! $4.95 Ii

Kass istyst .69 Footballs and Helmets . $5.95 s
Vail a"aetlltDQ 2,25 Doll! Carriages . $7.95 and up :
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50 V e4 a Outdoor Christmas Lights $3.19 Ww

octal sotaeoQa 1.39 Indoor Clirishnt'3 Light Sets $1.75 fi

1.19 Bubble Lights $3.93
2.95 Table: Model 1 Radios $29.95 and up a.
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T. W. ARMSTRONG DIES recently
Use Gondolier Classified Ads Call,3131 Mrs. Sam Colgate T. W. Armstrong, S3,' a retired Ky, It I hosPital ill '

engineer who bas been coming to The death was
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Venice to spend the winter for the and Mrs. Olled
Louis
Chosen New Head SlM.of i
REFRIGERATOR past 10 years, is said to hare dVd the Tower car,.'/, '

GOT A FEVER? poom" "-'*:''. ".1''. '." M"'.':wmmm' i m W.. ; '"
OftbeVe-NoPTA it,
LET US BRING IT BACK
TO NORMAL r

lob ALL MAKES SERVICED Group Also Donates : B B BAR

$50 for ResuMtator: ,
HODGIN ..
Joins Comic Book Drive
APPLIANCE SERVICE BEER -
WINE
PHONE VENICE 2086 Mrs. Sam Colgate, widowed own-
er of the Nokomis Lodge, was
chosen as new president of the New LocationNext
Venlce-Nokomls ParentTeacherAssn.
Tuesday night at the gr up'* to Venice La-iuvlrv:
Close Saturdays at One regular meeting In the high chool

The mother of a filth grade stu-

I' dent, Margaret Colgate the new
president fills the vacancy left by ,,' If can't in
II. WIUDIERS Realtor I the passing of Dr. F. ;,I. 13 you come -

1'1.\ISt'LAR .TEIlEPHOVE, CO. Schramm last month Mrs. Col- Smile
as
you go by.Bud .
ILOKIIM POWER: AND LIGHT gale' husband died last year
a
WLSTERN; UNION The association alsoelected Mr.t.

Ejron Earl Venice, to bit Its new

lVe.:I'rll n.lo'1 O jifn cn Sundays and Hu'.idaya 11 to 12 a.m. I llr..t vice president The election
'' Illllll. I.:HS _. I was necessary; because of the resignation t' Dog
of Mrs. R. E. Field, Ven I
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postmistress! who asked th IT .
I II'e be replaced because cf the .4 a n A B ss ,. B !II .. I II t"'I

press of her other duties. I

i The meeting was conducted l by 1
homer Mikcsell principal of the
high school: : and sl''ond'I'e president
1 of the association until after
the election. Mrs. Colgate then
took over her duties.

(hrNtniait Program
Following the election a Christ-
mas program was put on by the
Tth, 8th, 11th and 12th grades of *
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the school. Wayne Thompson, high
school student, narrated the Bible
S275.00)[) Christmas story. The school chorus -

,,under the direction of John L.

1949 PHILCO AM 5'M Standard and Long Playing Record Adams, Interpreted the story with
Arms. $-iOCO worth your choice of records. appropriate music. ! Hightower was at the piano.At .
Alpha I Music Shop the business session a motion
was made for the PTA to donate,
311 W. Venire Ave. Phone 3651 #'>51 :
i $50 toward the fund to buy 3 resusitator. If You Want GIFTS That fill
if and when the community -
decided to get one. It was I Bring Pleasure -.Long After They,
also decided that after the holidays
Welcome Back Winter Residents each child would bring .i Are Given You'll Find Them Hett

dime toward the fund so that all
FORRegular would have a part in the projectA Our Reasonable Prices Will Please

further motion was made by
Home the group to cooperate with the You, Too!
Sarasota Coutny PTA In a drive to
keep objectionable comics away '
from the school youngsters. Mrs. I'I For Brother. For SisterLovely?

Colgate will appoint a committee He can build his own minia- Soutb Se Wand
Delivery to look further Into this matter. ture Auto with a Toy Founders Colored Prints
The classes having the most Kar Kit I
-.. '-, parents out for the meeting were 1 In Bamboo Frames
Of Our U .. Miss Delena Jelks fifth grade and: This Selling Item.Below Cost to Clear Tropic Scenes to Decor*I
Miss Mildred McAmis' 12th grade. Her Room 16 < 19 Inches

I' LAND 0' SUN Mrs. L. E. Parrish was the lucky $4.50For 55.50
winner of the Good Will cake. Refreshments -

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The PTA's next meeting will be Pottery Table Lamps Thomasvllle"TakeAlong" Chan
on Jan. 11.GONDOLIER.
The right
light for
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VESJCE 2371 -: PHONE :- SARASOTA 215 table Standard height and they tt
right Into a canvas bag Ided
Classified Ads $ 1.95 up fishing picnics and ilttW
for
EDMONDSON FARMS oust lime, yet produce fine iwnits. ,
on the lawn.
Just phone Venice 3131 be-. -------------
fore Ii p.m. Wednesdays. $8.9j
For Mother
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Coffee TablesTo For Father

help her entertain. Incandescent Tube

8,50 Chrome Bed Lamps
bed.
Ideal. for reading In

$6.75
For All
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Shower Curtain For Baby

AND Lightweight
Window Drape Sets Aluminum
Solid colors.
Baby) Stroller
CONCRETE BLOCKS PAINf BUILDING MATERIALS $3.95 Pleases the tot and! Old l

On Hand .- CEMENT PLASTER LIME SAND ROCK Figured. mother's strength.
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"EVERYTHING FOR YOUR BUILDING" 1.95 $11.95
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ENGLEWOOD VI

I REAL ESTATE FOR SALEA BUSINESS! PERSONALS FOR SALE AM FOR SALE.

I RENT Bit apartment l IrT town.
,nt kicatlnn. New home. Mt*.riil ,
furnlihed and .. COMPLETE SEND Chriotmno Gro.tln On LONG playing AUSTRALIAN PINES for aah Awalue
sly| it' a recwill record
l net floor h.rln = froat Sale REAL ESTATE SERVICE ord. w. make a ........d of you r 12905. Can be connected t.. attachment any radio any amount. Five cent seek IW
Carl Uuendorf
e. Attractively priced at .JUU.() Remali Moor sinygnr 1l.vlnl "r hiking, MW AlphaGENERAL Enjoy a m-rnl.te album uu .In. .i r..-. at Venetian Cleaner
,,th. Sw Mrn Wm. Gray, Jo IRI.. Covering Ihe rOKT MYtKS AREA ; Shop. ord and save money. Alpha Mu,., Shop I
phone 2704 Vcnlf aTl of SOUTH MLST FLORIDA. and R I'M INC"TON Nolwlen portable t>l_ ,'
eat homes la beautiful Mod. I HAULING and conttactJnt writer, floor lamplci repulse oice ,<
riverfront .
J SALE Small"1iou and I-l acre ands.a.tal locations Including improv estates Yard work. Murk fill dirt, ihell ."nd. GARAGE apartments furnished or unfurnished $119.951! axle price t'W,50. A Chrintnnx
['k town 1-2 block to ed unimproved tropical lalandi. Pete F..dll. Phone 2011. In Laurel I I'Mme 2KI4 wrapped liackar nf It,00 worth of reeerds -
ro4.lro Term<. J. E. Bartlett properties, fishing lod".... business beach --- > your choice .. to uurchaner At- ,
Phone tT04. opportunities ing and Income Ktiaj, include cither IF INTERESTED in food masonry, 16 MM. Rill t Howell movie camera I-ha Mettle| Shop. i' I
motor cottrU, trailer camp hotela brick or block work rail J. K. Hill with carrier mi: alan 4x1 Sm-ed Graphlc ---
llTFR HOME SITES' Center of operating Law ranches, firm and grove Venice "171. complete with wide-anyle it-no. file '46 FORD Coupe for mile New tire 'I
Iflioe to bay. Any aloe M d<.ired. and small tracts or Ascot A tin and fla-h ,nn. I. A. M-Im, Vela 2."oo mikes. *
m excellent condition thniuicV-
1(150 up. On term. J. E. Bartlett iledcVlptlve mp late rental folders service Send for free Adnrjan.CONCRETE WORK and trucking. Louie lie Food S'l.pyil.HJOT out. At the Nokomis f'......>.
Venice. ical ....Uon. and map of thlk trop 1601. Phone Venice 2665.

JFFFCOTT REALTY ribln rrul".r, sleeps 4. double NEW DtLux ABC wa'hlnif m.1
FOR RENT 147 ISVJSTWFNTS Earf Cottrell hulled mahovany : new ItS-h p 27-itallon cuputty tub with outer
First Street Fort .. Paul Nan rhrvulrr Crown : fully .,,ulnt.ot. $2oao.itWrite ptfntf
fob. FiorilloBoth P D-Q SEPTIC TANK CLEANING Will'" KRinfici to first bmt offer. For m
tUSUAlg and! UNUSUAL Modern. pumping equipment Work vuar* A. Thompson Fn.kwoi>dIft49 formation cull 2M5.VttD .
Ia..t. Phone Paruota 51-220 Venial. -----
\I bath : private entrance or
.1. wales and liter furnished : iniii'.l r REMINGTONprrtahlr MHHriterH'I5II : rUPNlTURE of all kinds V>
aO l .lrl-t. Phone 26P4.SHED and DESIRABLF! SFLECTlOV of bimlneat 'uoh tl h rrn' Alan Rum.na'tuNoirelevs n Ice Trading Posy 237 W. Miami Av.._.
renldentlal iltea In rity of Venice LEGAL NOTICES pe"t.loIp In.'III.'. their ram phone 2602
by
K mri apartment Hti owner rf lntertpd. suggest pier rivtlar irl'n HIII"" Kill. prii
(i Ie |r Utilities furnl.hwl. MMI vcMiiate Add....... Box 88. Venice You Fla m $"t),M. A Chi I tman wrallud pai-'."lire, of ,
.n itile rorni.. Call 2703 or NOIirP nIIO worth of r...,nr.I- .. >."..t. rlu Ice -
: <'F CARPENTER WORK
B. J. Lye Tilnnulf Inn (ROOM HOUSE frame REMSTER INTENTION: TO to pur.hmtr All'hn Mu-l.- Ship
with seven lot in Ponr.tn'etl"n. Mcmim NAME .:.- New Repair and Rcmodel.nff
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L .harr homis .re..n or year, withpie large corner lot In Alan J..r'i'S'd" certify! the .!
Hay NOW 41 Uilik Inn Coo.1| con.litt.m. -
Point Telephone ? Be By Hour ContractF.
.111' or laily RJX 121. NoISIXESS Mr G. II. Kelly KIWI"". alley k".. or
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I League Leaders Unchanged r-Ve-No- 'Squaws' Local Pro Takes Best' CardIn School Keglers


Exhibition Golf Match Sunk by '&to

Hodgin RefrigerationOnly top when the matches started. End Drought, Playing In the wason'i first. A V en't-! okoanla

New Top WinnerA These were Venice, Electric for exhibition golf match at the bowlin& squad Blab
the Venice Men's League, Ed- Venice Country Club last Saturday { Was
Drink VictoryBoys three
sweeping three-game victory I mondson Farms for the .Venice H. "Pat" Hall and Clyde .ginus to nothlni'TIwota

J y Hodpln: Rrf'.geiatlon: over the Men's "B" League and Venice Kelly defeated two opponents High team |last loo J'

Bowlakade squad last night Electric for the Venice Women's. Mumbled by Naples one-up. tcrpoon at the Bowlaka4e,
League. Hall Is the new pro at the local ; ."The match
huh: pushed the winner. to the Results Comeback vs LaBelleBy club and Kelly Is Instructorat I was the pro J
local
lop of the new Merchant's [.('a- _the Sarasota Bay Country schoolboy, Who f011li1d
Results In the men's league It. GAUD own'squad and
JUP from Its former spot next to CHAHI.KS Club. Their opponents were Bert do not ,
Tuesday night saw the Electrics
the bottom -- was thc only real broken Montresbor, owner of the Mont- heir school offlclslly
take two tram Earl's Garage, The long dry spell wan
up't: in lornl bowling circles this! Smltty's Tavern win two from the for the Venice-Nokomis High; ressor Driving Range in Sarasota The scores were 76itjJ, .

J eelcTu. Englewood Merchants, Adorjan School girl's basketball tram last and Pro Everett Nelson of to 653 and 149 to eel 74,
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'rel ere: some minor upsets Trucking clip a pair off Jo.sart Thursday night when they crank the Bobby in Sarasotu.Jones Municipal Golf bovs tried hard, but wm ,
Plumbing and Venice Food do the at the victory fountain at the Course
'hat shifted the
potitioni of outclassed
some 35-36 for low by their
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Hall shot a score mot
at the Imi-er-plm-cd teams In the same igalnst Venice Furniture. pense of a feminine squad
eX'1 honors over the 18-hole route.Scorl's cnced oppon.'nts. High 'uj]
itj c ether throe leagues oj In the "B" league Monday night Naples The final score wac
of the other players were the
match
was Gasper (
imK'. But the week' rolling tnc top place Edmondson squadwhich In favor of the local squaws Qof
ended with the tame squads leading only a few weeks ago was The local prettiesee led by|j not recorded. Sarasota with 38'hI,

the way as had been at the at the bottom of the ladder took Mary Earl patsy Gnult and Martha for the local was Ralph )

three In a row from J & J Air Adams, each o< whom scored with 430.Other .
I Indians Get Nokomis Man
I craft. And In the evening's second six points. The "hottest" oaskitie
TARPON +I game, Venice Radio won two and of the evening, however, was Mu I pitcher Early Wynn of the !local! p18)'PfJIt

CENTER lost a single against Green's Fuel,' Sloan of Naples. She sank Uo Washington Senators baseball mond Mitcheil, 280; Doughy

The women's league contests! buckets and four free throws for a team, brother-in-law of Mrs. Bon dock, 399; Harry Laniua, !la

Wednesday night looked at he!, total of eight points Dunn of Nokomis wan acquiredby Glen Stephens, 406.

Tide Tables start as though the pace-setting! Boys Humbled the world-serien winning Cleve-

Electrics might fall for they The girl's victory came in the land Indians this week in tfi exchange .
2633Sarasota
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DEVICE: INLET ped their first game to the drop-I preliminary tame and was followed of players. -

(Punta Rasa Correction) flub But they came back by a humbling of their male Wynn is now on his way to Nokomis Phones

High Iwo I in the last two and won both by counterparts. The Indians were aboard his private cruiser,
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"PI." .. l)"<. 17 12:os .,m. 1:22 a m. I'I't''L. high margins. The Dyseven's gals whipped 26 to 20, due mainly to while his wife and son, Joe Early. AmbulanceService :
1hv. |< ]]MO ..m. 1:10
R..nnee.. 1'4 1:33 a m. took their first, dropped the second ragged play by the local lads in are also tnroute here by car.
II m. 10:00 a m.
!M..n. r<,i-. :u 2:2S a m. Ii:49 a m. and won the third. the first half.

T...., n':11 6 I::M p.m. ':10 p. m. PDQ won two against the Trailer The Naples Eagles were leading Day or NightJ
.UM a m. 11.IS .m Ing the evening.
l' pm.W"CI. Park in the other merchants 15 to 8 when the midpoint was
., II,.., 92 4:40 am. 10-85 p.m. league match last night reached, and although the Venetians The Venice squaws, .apparently Prompt :md Courteous/ \ I
TI12 p.m. 12:21 p.m. unable to keep up the pace they
'JI."... 1t.... 2a: 613 m 12:4 ...... High game honors for the week woke up and ouUhot their the week, bowed to
set previous ROBARTSSHANNOHlFuneral
7:38 p.m. I:01 P.m. I competitors in the final frame,
.,. went to John Shockcy 237 men's In the prelim.
Fri ,1. in :10. m. 1\4. m. I they couldn't catch up Earl Lan the LaBelle girls '11 I HomeCooking's
9"T p.m 1 147 p.m. :league; ROSPOW. 202, "B" league; 'ius and "Hawkshaw" Stephens led The score was 30 to 18.

--0 Live Bait_ I Marie Pfaff, 159, women's league I the Venice attack with six points ___ ,
and Pariettc 174. merchant's lea. each, while Thornton of Naples

Tackle gue. High series winners were was high man for the night with Our Professioi]

AH Tony Dyseven, 662, men; H. P. eight points. REAL BEEF HAMBURGERS
Types of Boats II
-- Kuykendall 555: men's "B"; Do The lots was the Indians' first with All the Trimmings ONLY 2ie

Available At Our Docks Peter, 431, women and both Tay. ''ot the season since they defeated d ALSO -

lor and Barath, 491, merchants. both Aha and Boca Grande in f 1 Z HOME-MADE PIES SEAFOOD-

....-- -- m -. -. -. '-- --. previous contests. It was also the COMPLETE DIVNFRS:
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first home game lost by a Vc-No \/i'Q Open 7 a m. to 11 pm

HUNGRY I-ET IS THIRSTY BORED? :I quad on its home floor in two I'. Curb Service or Tab'eilUPPELMANN'S '
THROW01.1
A I.IIE PRESERVER
seasons. DRIVE IX
Partly Erased
: Tarpon Center sa The defeat was partly erased ON THE :TRAIL '2S! :Mi North of 'VWCI I

last night when the IndiAns whip-

Restaurant ped a team from LaBelle, 30 to 24,
A Es on the home floor. The warriors

0 Fast-break finally got Into work- Venice Country Club
Best Port on the Gulf for Good
ing order and gave them a 21 to
Food, Drinks and Fellowship 7 lead at the half then brought GOLF COURSE OPEN TO PUBLIC

a them eight more points in the
third quarter and one more in the j
NOW OPEN Greens Fees
: : Final frame.

The last quarter was a spine- 9 Hales 60c Daily $1.20

m Breakfast x id a.m Lunch 11 ,.m. :2 p.m. Dinner 5-9 p.m. ..' tlngler since LaBelle broke loose
I" 7 Sunday II a.m. 9 p-tn. and rolled up 10 points while'the PHONE J5SI

BAR OPEN UNTIL MIDNIGHT OR LATER locals were getting a single char

.\EMCE ISLET RD. VENICE, ILORIDAitul ity toss. Earl Lanius again was Greens Fees not charged for Club Members

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