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Title: Venice gondolier
Uniform Title: Venice gondolier (Venice, Fla. 1946)
Physical Description: 20 v. : ;
Language: English
Publisher: Carroll H. Williams
Place of Publication: Venice Fla
Creation Date: December 24, 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: UF00079934:00150
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Succeeded by: Gondolier (Venice, Fla.)

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FRIDAY, DECEMER 24, 1948
PRICE FIVE CENTSKMI




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Santa Claus Comes Early for Old Darkey Old Council's City Plans


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u Last Meeting ;iTo I; Greet


'' 300 Cadets
Long, Hectic :

Cadets of the Kentucky Military
,
Fireworks Cover Wide Institute, oldest private military

academy In the United States,
Variety of Subjects
will arrive in Venice Jan. 8 to

Holding its last regular meeting spend the season In the school's

of the year Tuesday night at. the I inter quarters in the center of
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Civic Center, the Venice City the city. f

9rinning Council wrestled through one of This was Unclosed yesterday by
i the most hectic three-hour sessionsof
Major S. B. Marshall, a member of
))16Il its history. the KMI faculty, who arrived hereby

The fireworks started .earl '. automobile Tuesday night with

While the audience of fit) personswas ftis family.

still finding its seats, Mayor
The cadet corps will go aboarda
Louis Sulcr swore In Councilmanelect .
with gratitude, Robbery Victim A. W' Kenneth (Duke) Wilson fund drive chairman special train the morning of Jan.
) Albert Siegrist and notified
Hams (center) receives Christmas Fund from I and Rev. D. Campbell Crawford of the First retiring Councilman George Higc 7 In Cincinnati, Ohio the major

lanta" Paul Goldensteln. Looking on arc left Baptist Church. explained, and will arrive In Tarn-
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that this ended the latter's four
i right) Pete Conover, editor of the GondolierPhoto: by H. H. (Happy Holcomb year term. He cited a charter provision oa the following noon after stops

In Louisville, Nashville, Birmingham -
on qualifying of new conn
oilmen as the reason for his move and other points en route.

ver 1,000 See Negro Robbery Victim Higel left the council table with The special cars will then be
switched to the regular SeaboardAir
out protect, but the legality of the
Celebrationn Grateful i action was challenged later by Line train that loaves Tamp
mas to White FolksSEE
former Councilman Finn W. Cas- In mid-afternoon and gets here

persen. The situation was final around 5:30.: 'I
( EDITORIAL PAGE FOR COMPLETE LIST OF DONORS* I I Welcome plans"
n 1.000 or more per cleared up when Higeltold by
'God blest: > all the white folks In Venice you've made a old
poor that No have
Braswoll
is attended Venice's first City Attorney 1A. plans yet b"cn made by
.nlty-wlde Christmas celebra-com colored man mighty happy this Christmas" his term would not end until earlyin community leaders for greeting
That was the comment of A. W Williams. 75-y .ar-old Laurel negro,
> last night In the January, extended his resignation the arrival of the corps. But J. a
the office park oppo when he was presented last Saturday m lining with funds donated by "to avoid embarrassing th" Leighton Cornwell pew publicity'

post arcade. Gondolier readers to help make up for: the ICES of his life savings council further." director for the chamber of commrrcp -

gated on benches arranged in n I shortly before Thanksgiving.The Petition Presented assured the Gondolier last t

i-circle around a large bright contributions totalled[ $185.83 Tuesc'ay, morning so he could The next problem arose hcn night that an official reception

'lighted' Christmas tree and. is at the time of the brief presentation r"ach the home of a married daughter George F. Gibbs Jr., owner of the committee would be named and I

ous tableaux, the audience of ceremony at the Venice-No at Mcnticello, North Florida, Tarpon Center presented a peti- other preparations made In tho ,

Its and children witnessed a komis Bank, and an additional $11 In time for Christmas. He was tion asking the council to delay next few days. 11

-hour program planned jointly was received later. The money was preparing to go there to live will execution of a lease to H. M One of the post tumultous receptions -

civic groups, the city admlnls first given to Williams In cashto -- his daughter when his savings (Buddy) Ringo for a parcel of I In the city's history was ,

tion and Interested Individuals. he could enjoy Its "fe.- "-thei were stolen. Several colored property on the Old Inlet Rd. The held at the SAL station last year, ..

[layer Louis Suter welcomed the was converted Into a cajhier's friends took him to the station in council at Its last meeting auth- when the corps returned for the 't

Hence and Robert S. Baynard check to guard against Its loss or a truck and later added their orized Mayor Suter to sign the 14th year since Its winter quarters ,

'Went of the local Rotary Club. theft. thanks to those who had helped lease but the petition Insisted no were established here. The

. fd al master of ceremonies. The Presented by Santa Claus Williams. action should be taken until a .public ceremonies included speeches by

gram Included a concert by a Before his departure, William hearing was held to allow objectors city officials and civic leader,
The was handed to the
a from the Sarasota Munlcl- money also received $46 from the sheriff to present their case. The free orange Juice served by pretty
tiny white-haired old man by
Trailer park: carols by.a office, which recovered this portion petition carried 120 signatures. girls, and free automobile transportation
"Santa Claus," who was Impersonated
up of Girl Scouts and Brown- of his savings when the negro Council President H S. Bowden for the cadets from the
Music Owner Paul
Shop
; scenes from the Methodist by Mho stole It was arrested by Sara- said he would have objection station to the school.
Goldenstein In full costume and
arch Christmas pageant; a solo iota city police. And he had nearly to a hearing, but urged that Gibh.i Over SOB In Corp

Mrs. Frank Roebuck: a comBing whiskers. There were no speeches ,a month's wages from the Key and Ringo first hold a private Some 300 or more cadets-about

% directed by Mrs. H. but several of those who helped Nursery, where he went back to meeting and try to work out a I' the same number as last year-

Mundy, and distribution of can- raise the fund gathered around to his job as a yard man after the "peaceful" settlement of their will be aboard the special train
Ice wish Williams' good luck. I when It arrives here There will
cream and gifts by "Santa robbery. : continued on Page Two
''m," impersonated by Contrac- The patient, humble darkey was .MHO bs the schorl's staff of Instructors

George Youngberg. speechless throughout the ceremony I ..military advisors and

wenty.flve negro youngstersre but his grctitu-Ja was dem- Gen. Bradley May VisitHerea I operational personnel headed by

re also onstrated by two big tears and a Col. C. B. Richmond president of
( given a special party at I
P.m. In the recreation hall of I grin that appeared on his face as Army Chief, U. S. Aide KMI.
local the money "as presented. After public relations officer in Brad- The cadets' barracks bags golf
colored quarters. A com Invited C. of C. ManJ.
tee headed by Police Chief he ceremony he summoned up his by ley's forces during the war, but clubs and suitcases have already t

bert O. Hanchey distributed courage to stammer his little Leighton (Count) Cornwell, did not meet the general until arrived and are now piled In the
speech of thanks to the Venetiansand later. entrance corridor of KMI's main
klel, candy and presents, then new publicity director of the Ven-
who made his good Master Sgt. Clyde Ghee,
others building.
F inpaned| the youngsters to the loe-Nokomls Chamber of Com The chamber of Commerce man
Mown program for more gift fortune possible. merce, disclosed this week that said he also called at the White ROTC Instructor, also arrived here

toe on Hanchey's committee In- Faith in God there Is a possibility that Gen. House to tell about Venice's ad- Monday and will help Major Marshall -

ell Georgr Edmondson, J.ghton Williams also admitted that. Omar Bradley may visit Venice vantages as a holiday resort for and Building Supervisor M.
Cousins make last-minute preparations
Cornwell, and Dick Rich. when his hard-earned money was for a short vacation this winter. highly-placed government offi
stolen, things looked "mighty dark Cornwell, who returned hero cials. He did not see President for receiving the corps.

He did not given Truman, but left his message withan
old
eilice for this man. Dec. 12 after a personal business
Boy '
Scouts win XMAS
ON
go on a POSTOFi ICE OPEN
mile beach hike and picnic to despair, however, he said, because trip to Washington, D. C., said he administrative assistant, "Don"Davison.
Tuesday "I always had faith In God had suggested the visit to the The Venice postoffice will be
it was naonunced
"** by Col. Vincent B. Dixon and believe he takes care of HU army chief of staff while In tho Projects Cornwell hopes to open for two hours, from 9 to' 11

utmaster of local Troop 28. He own." He added that It looked like nation's capital. The general could launch locally In the near future a.m., on Christmas Day. The No-

Id that all scouts assemble at the "good white folk* of Venice not give a definite promise, the Induct a courtesy contest for Ven- komls postoffice will be closed all

pale. Center stt 1:30 Tuesday make that come true." local man explained, but indicated ice-Nokomia merchants, with day. Laurel and Englewood schedules -

J Lunch "111 be furntttitd f The' old mail left Vt1rl" by train Interest_ In the Idea. Cornwell was prbes being awarded each week were unreported.i .




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VENICE QONDOLIERI Friday,
, Pace TwoShuffle oba a

Ing In the KMI quarters. The
Club Reorganize I Mrs. Lester Luckey. The 'clISon A KMI Romance
to Smith family, winter resident ?
will be held at the shufflieboardnourtj
here for several years, are at their Roof Work
The local Shuffleboard Club will opposite the Civic CenterIf WeddingA of An a4tlPhen
Brings home on Groveland Are.
the weather Is clear, and in the L v p' 1
have a reorganisation meeting at .
Center building In case of rain romance that had its originsat
8pm. Monday, It was anonunced interested in joining City Council
Any person the'Kentucky Military Institutewill
jetterday by the club's the club are eligible to attend.
president. be climaxed in a wedding (Continue I from Page One)
problem. It was brought out that
hem Tuesday.
Mayor Suter had not yet Signedor
The bride will be Miffs Marjorie vetoed the lease and before the

Marshall, daughter of Major SamB. end of the session he was handeda
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THE SEASON'S Marshall of the KMI staff, and court order commanding him to

I of Mrs. Marshall. The groom will do so by Jan. 18 or appear before

HEARTIEST COMPLIMENTSA be Lyle Crawford Smith, a former Judge W. F. Harrison and explain
his failure to comply. He told the
KMI cadet, who Is the son of Mr.
audience he had taken no actionin
and Mrs L. L. Smith of Hunting.
order to prevent a suit againstthe

ton, W. Ta. city by either Ringo or Gibbs.

M rerry Christmas! Old The ceremony will be held at Tax Situation MAY YOUR
YUu
Saint :Nirk U about to buzz around 4:30: p.m. in the St. Marks Episcopal : The explosive local tax situation I

with Us leigh-lnad of holiday Church. Rev. Dr. Leonard was also aired by Suter. He claiirr- LOG BURNBRICHny
I ed reports that he had loweredthe
cheer, and no we're on the win W. S. Stryker, minister In chargeof
.
assessment on his Venezia Ho-
with a wish .f happiness for every the church, will preside. "
tel last summer were "not fair,
Both of the young people are
one. since it was the council and not Bringing In
of the \tf]
now students at the University Lr
the who determined valua l. nn ancient
West Virginia in Morgaatown W. mayor I I Chr 1lll
tions. custom, and
Va., and will honeymoon while on MI u the e.
The mayor also maintained that change of toed .
their way back to the campus .
his assessment, set at $33.000 after among men of
KMI In (<,j
Smith was graduated from iii!
THE REX ALL STOREJ. first being reduced to $25,000, WM

1947.The Marshalls arrived in town more than the market value of the

hotel and therefore was "conflsca-
resid-
Tuesday night and are now
M. DICK LOUIS PAPPAS tory and a violation of the U. S. EARL'SPURE

Constitution." He raid he was unable -

FOR QUICK. RELIABLE to pay the taxes based on OIL
SERVICE, CALL
this assessment, and urged the Stiticn: end Garage

VenicePlumbing council to hire a professional assessor ,

next year so all property
T>miiimi
ShopBox Trail Vedee<< rA
would be valued on an equitable
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Entrees: '

ROAST VERMONT TURKEY

Dressing, Giblet! Gravy, Cranberry Sauce
ROAST LONG ISLAND DUCKLING t

Currant Jelly
ROAST PRIME RIB OF BEEF, au jus I
BAKED VIRGINIA HAM Rum Sauce

BROILED FANCY LAMB CHOPS, Club Style
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BROILED FLORIDA POMPANO Montpelier Butter
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pecember+ StK!< VlNICz: GONDOLIER:
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their leader, Mrs Susan Mil
with
Mr. and Mr. William P. Hollyof Venice Girl Scouts Learn
>BNTKR WORK 20th Annual ler. Mrs P. L. Haynes Is leader of
Repair J and Remodeling Treasure bland left Tuesday to To Make First Aid !Cob the older girls s

Hour or Contract spend Christmas with Mrs Holly'i Members of the Venice Intermediate The Bradenton girls taught the

y brother-in-law and sister, Rev. and XmasPag ant Troop 25, Ctrl Scouts, were local scouts how to make miniature

F. SROUFE Mri. O. E. Hageman and familyof hostesses Saturday afternoon to first aid kill and Mso some
Venice 8380 I ,Troop 13 of the Bradenton Girl
rood phone Charlottesville, Va. and songs Mrs. Helen
Seen by 300An Scouts hew games
helped the local women
The visitors were accompanied Vacheresse
by their leader and ro-leader. Also serve refreshments of sand-
I appreciative audience of present at the session were the niches, cookies and punth to the
VENICENOKOMISBANK about 300 persons attended the and 10-year-old Venice Girl Scouts group
Ycnloe-Nckomis Methodist Church

Sunday evening to ace the church' I

Christmas Pageant.
This year marked the 20th annual
presentation of the pageant, KINGFURNITURE
which tells the Christmas story
with living pictures, special lighting ,
Extends Its effects and appropriate music CO.
by the church choir.
"We Feather Your Nest With A Little Down"
SINCERE WISHESFor The Methodist Youth Fellowship
sponsors the project each year, Arcadia PUNTA GORDA Ft. Myers
aided by members and friends of
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the church. The offering Sunday
night wa for the benefit of the Wishes Each
pageant fund to make It possible
HAPPYCHRISTMAS
to add new features and costumes
next year.Brownie. And Every One i


i Scouts Fete Moms A

At Christmas Party Here

Area Brownies held their Christmas Very

Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. party last Tuesday at
the Civic Center. Their mothers CHRISTMAS
MERRY
honored guests for the afternoon
Maximum Inturaoc* were
000 For Etch Depositor $5000 and were presented with surprise .
gifts that the youngsters had
made for them during Brownie

1 meetings Christmas cookies, candy, cake'

and orange juice were served by
the'girls and the party ended witha
r grab bag full of presents for
9P"".p {
them
Cherick Lasbury was welcomed
into the troop. There are now
three Brownie groups with a tolal
membership of 22. Any girl be.
tween the ages of seven and nine
Is eligible to Join The next meet ,
Ing will be held Jan. 14Merry .
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For this Is the hour-out of
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reason to make known its joy most ,precious Christmas gift are

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Pare Four VENICE GONDOLIER) Friday, AeseinbJanie's

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; ;; Bettye Zeigler Lions Take a Night, Off", University Home for of the Florida holiday.lit r fAs

Attend Sarasota Minstrel "Ille II OU 13ronlOll

By Janet Jffig--I To Wed F. Boldt Trying something different, Mr.Ponce and do Mrt Leon otit Ave B lr, ..

about 23 m.,mbers of the Ven- \ :

J Gondolier At Baptist ChurchRev. ice Lions Club went to Sarasota Mr. 1 and Mra. CPOfa.---

last Thursday night and attended Ct"
The words "Merry Christmas" will have a special meaning this year owner of the Tarpon
a minstrel show. CeDIe
for Mr. and Mr*. J. E. Edwards of Bay Point, Nokomli Their lon, CrawfordtoPerform entertain at a Ch, '
Darrell released the 7th of this month alter The entertainment, put on by
Edwards, who was on eggnog party 1
at 6 SundayBefore I Friday a/t/
nerving six years In the Navy, is arriving from San Diego, Calif, to Ceremony the SlU'aaota.Lion.. Club, was Visitors of the

spend Christmas with them. Coming with him are his wife, Lola,.and an altar trimmed with for the benefit of the blind. It Cihb i laebldt

their two-year-old son, white gladiolae and palms, Miss was held at the Sarasota Mu- Cibbs Sr.. and mother, Mrs. Reo 11e

The Edwards last saw Rennle'j I I and daughter-In-lav, Mr and Mrs. Batty, Zeigler, .daughter of Mr. nicipal Auditorium. and sister the The h et's brother
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two years ago when he Charles Wrede of St Augustine, and ]Mrs M. L. Zolgler, of Nokomis The local group, which usually and Mrs William latter art

brief Christmas visit with them, and another ion and daughter-In- will become the bride Sun- meets In the Venice Country Philadelphia Pa. the" 1iI

but they have never met .their law, Mr. and Mrs T. M. Wrede day afternoon of Fred Boldt Jr. Club, also held a short business ot Mr. Gibbs !!

caughter-in-law nor their young 1r of Nokomis. also of Nokomis. session and dinner at a Sarasota -
,rand on. And to make Christmas will
-0- The candlelight ceremony restaurant.
a real family reunion, Mr. and
flew in from the
Paul Youngberg
be performed at 6 o'clock at the Eux
Mrs J. E. Edwards Jr. of Grove- University of Michigan last Saturday ERQY
First Baptist Church by Rev. D.
land Axe, and their two son. with his
to spend the holidays Campbell Crawford, pastor The Cancer Group, Legion Aux
Clyde and Jerry, will Join the
party that day. parents, Mr. and Mrs George wedding marches and Incidental To Sponsor Benefit Dance r
Youngberg of Ponce de Leon Ave. music will be played by MM
-o- Mr. and Mrs. Youngberg met him Douglas Arnall at the organ. Mrs Charles McG. Roberts, lieu- 1 -
Mr. and :Mrs L. R. CarU righterrhcd
at the Tampa airfield Paul is In Miss Zeigler rnald-of-honor tenant commander of the American -
In Venice Tuesday afternoon -
after driving down from his junior year at the University, will be her sister, Miss Gayle ZIg l Cancer Society for this area,

Baden, Pa., to spend the holidays studying civil engineering.0 ler, while the best man will be announced this week that a dance

with their 8'1-in-Iaw and daughter -0- Lloyd Boldt, brother of the bride will be held on Friday evening,

Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Wimmers and Mrs B. C Fox Apopk, groom-to-be. Paul Zeigler, a Jan. 14, for the benefit of the society THIS LAUNDRY __
of Pedro St. arrived In town last week to see brother of the bride-to-be, and a 6C> VERY CLEAN MADE OUR(STI

-0- their son-ln.law and daughter, Mr. nephew of Mr. Boldt, Ted Mytr The dance will be held at the WE KNOW T Will PlEMESiL

Here &nd Mrs Du\al Boone of Venice of Boca Grande will serve HS Venice Civic Center. Sponsors will WHO Fill THEM UP TOwaJl
to spena the holiday season -
with their! daughter, Miss By-Way Mr and Mrs. Fox planto ushers. be the Women's Auxiliary of the

Eleanor Woodroffe of the Tarpon spend the winter here. Mrs. Fox GIn blather No.Vet Post American Legion. VENICE

Center, are Mr. and Mrs G. Henry is employed by tho newly renam- The bride-to will be given in together with the Cancer Societyof TUBATORIUMi5f
\\oodroffe With ed Gulf Breeze Hotel.0 Nokomis, Venice and Laurel.
thorn Is Mlsa marriage by her father and will be r sWe're I
Woodroffcs nephew, W. W. Fin- gowned In white taffeta. She will Special features are being plan-

icy the 4th. They all are from Miss Eloise Cornwell, a studentat wear a finger-tip veil and carry a ned for the dance and music will

Philadelphia, pa. Stetson University in Deland.Is bouquet of pale pink carnation be furnished by Johnny Edmondson -
and his Orchestra who
-0Mr home to spend the holiday The maid of honors dress will be are
their services to the Society
and Mrs Ernest Peck and with her parents, Mr. and Mrs J. of fushia taffela.Immediately donating

Mr and :Mrs. Norris Davis of Leighton Cornwell of Palm Haven following the wed- --

Weston, Vt., are vacationing; In Cottages Tom Morgan, a stu- ding ceremony a reception for relatives .

Venice at the home of Dr. and dent at Bates University in Lewiston and the bridal party will

Mrs. W. S. Waite on Groveland Me., will Join the Cornwel be held at the home of Mr. and Beating ,
A\e Mn Peck Is Dr. Waite's SlA- Our Drums
/or a Christmas visit. Mrs Zeigler The couple plan a
ter. While Mr. and lira. Peck and
-0- wedding trip and upon their re-
Mr, and Mrs Davis are here, Di TO THANK THE
An open house "housewarming"was turn will make their home In St.
end Mrs Waite are staying at PEOPLE OF VENICE ,
held Saturday evening by Mr. Petersburg, where Mr. Boldt will
'Plumnelly' their home on Trei- FOR
and Mrs. H. P, Kuykcndall of attend Trinity College
sure Island.
-0- Ponce de Leon Ave. They have Miss Zeigler was graduated Their Cooperation

completely redecorated and re- from Vehlce-Nokomis High
Venice friends of Ralph Maier,
IV ALL OF OUR
Modeled their home and the party School this past June. Mr. Boldt
who used to live here, will be In. COMMUNITY-BUILDING
was enjoyed by many of their who I Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. /
torested to hear that he has re- PROJECTS THIS YEAR
friends. Fred Boldt Sr., Is a graduate of
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In the Merchant Marlre in Michigan. NO-VEL POST 159
Harry Duke, ton of Mrs. D. C. He served in the U. S. Navy and
New York. He I* expected be In ''
Dorida for Christmas to spend Howard of Nokomis, arrived back came to Nokomis following his American Legion

the holidays with his parents Dr. home recently after serving fort.o discharge In 1946.

and Mrs. Eugene Maier of Win. years' in the army. He fecelv m-m ,
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Those who will be there will be], stationed in Dormstadt. Germany.

their son.In,If:w end daughter, Mr. Harry is back at work at Duke

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St. Mark'f Church, la on displayat initial performance on Sunday ONE SHOW NIGHTLY ;
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the entrance to the church on Ve-No-Hi Honor' Roll, ,* night, the Christmas cantata o' Show Starts 8:"
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" ChritnwiAND The Inspiration for the picture ice-Nokomls High School ended The declson to hold another Pee. U10

I came from the painting 'The the second report period with an presentaton was made, according "Rose of
A Adoration of the "A" average In all studies, It was'
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[Happy New Year Clorgioae The latter was a 16th disclosed this week when the official because of requests from many the World the Only Rival -
honor roll released.
century artist of Venice, Italy, was people who .were unable to find to Alexander's Ragtime.
W who did much to Influence Ital. This compares to seven who seats or for other reasons could Starring Band.

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There will be Holy Community at Those who scored perfect marks 12-volce church choir.
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Those with "B" averages were: Latest New and Cnrtoosrfveeordmc
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CHRISTMAS! W M' Betty Childer, Betty Lee Johnston binder and Billy Woodard. MoenK" and Christmas Cants

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[urnish .your home with : Lorene Ball, Jean Bean, Shirley of Wyoming"All
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most Christmas the Outdoor Thrill of "My
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__ : Futch, Pat Wood Ayleen Recording V Icto 'n "Tubby Mm
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JANET T. CON OVER .. ... ....................... .................. Office Manager : Prosperous New Year =

J1OU\R.n K. BRILEV...... ..._._..... ............. ...... ....._ Shop Foreman Wish
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at last began to seen a little more like Christmas season In Most Coiirteoiiis in the World ii.,

Venice this week. The special church programs on Sunday sounded .

the true religious keynote; the colored lights and large community .. .. Remember ". Merry Christmas!

free in the business section added glamour; window-shopping kids give
ALWAYS WITH A SMILE 0J
Jiuman Interest, and the community pageant scheduled for Thursday

night thould do even more to create a festive air. .. . . ., ".,:,.1".1"i"., .,,3;. .-s And

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This Is especially heartening to those of us who were reared in

the north. For even after a half-dozen years in Florida, Hawaii or Santa Claus

other semitropical areas, it's hard to get used to Christina without

sjiow and cold weather. And since most northern cities blossom with 6 Has HelpersList 1.l 1.

molly, gay lights and Salvation Army chimneys several weeks before

the Big Day, the absence of decorations and seasonal activities here of Donors to the

tvouio mane it doubly dltncuic to work up any holiday spirit. A. W. Williams Fymd 1tfii

Since we understand that this is the first year that an extensive

ccramunity-xvide Christmas program has been undertaken those in Seventy-four readers of the Venice Gondolier have helped Santa

former years embraced the city but were Individual club projects -- Claus by contributing to the A. W. Williams Fund since it was launched 1 1tf

the Gondolier wishes to congratulate all of those organizations and on Nov. 26, it was revealed this week by a counting of donation

Individualslio had a hand in present preparations. This Is the sort records

of progressive civic work that illustrates once more that Venice Is The Fund was organized to help Williams. 75-year-old Laurel

awaking from its somnolent pa&t. negro whose life savings of J557 .

were stolen Nov. 13 by another I H. N. Wimmers ..........................200
We have only two suggestion a to make In connection with the
negro he had befriended. A totalof Lowe's Grocery .. .......... .... ....... 100Mr
vboie! thing. One Is that, next year, an attempt be made to get the
$196.85 had been collected by *. Mabel Surli .... ...... ....... 1.00 ,,
decorations In place at least two weeks earlier.. By getting people
Wednesday of this week and H. S. Bowden .. .. ........................ 100 t l' A .,
Into a holiday mood they can be a great spur to Christmas shopping.
flS585 of it was turned over to J. W. Ponder Jr. ..... ...."... ....... 100 4
But If they are to help local merchants they must be In place before,
the old darkey before he left for Anne Surls ....... .... ... ........... 1.00 4r
the potential customers have all gone elsewhere to do their buying.
Monticello Monday. The bal- Anonymous ...... .... ................ .50 1 1 Happyl.i
The other suggestion Is that all residents, especially those con- ance will be sent to him there. Dr. Thompson and family.k.. 2.00
Anonymous .. ....... .... .. .......... .:iII
with
nected planning the program, make an even greater effort next The list of donors" prepared by S. P. Susnjar .... .. .. .. ........... luO
year to cooperate with each other. Considerable confusion arose in the Kenneth <( course of the preparations In the last two weeks and most if not ail of Trailer Park. included Mr. and Mrs. P. S. Conover .. 2.X)
Venice Bay
it could have been avoided if there had been less Individualism and I Larry's Bar .. ... ... .. ...... ....... 190
teamwork an explanatory paragraph. It Carl Wolf ... .. ... .......... 2.00
more organized That Is probably the fault of no one In
said that "we, the undersigned are: Venice Dept. Store ......... ....... 2.00
particular for everyone had the best intentions and contributed his happy to be able to help this Byron Earl's Garage ............. %.O?
best efforts But nearly any path can be made smoother if the real very Smitty'i Tavern .. .. ....... ....... 20C From
spirit of Christmas reasonableness and a positive desire to get good old darkey get back on his Finn Caspersen .. ............ ......... %.00
along with one's fellow man is made the guiding light. feet and enable him to take the Dr. Austin Flint .......... .... .......... 500
rest of his life a little bit easier. Anonymous ..................?. 10.00
Merry Christmas to all! We feel that it is a worthy cause' Mrs. H. B. Conover :.. ........?.._ 1.00
-.. Anonymous ....... ... .. ................ 50 Helen & Carroll
r. '. ,' and a wonderful time of the year Anonymous .. .......... .........._. 1.00
to help someone who has had a Anonymous ..... .. ...............??..- .21
*" M" Let's End the Confusion misfortune that we are sorry for." I I Charm Beauty Shop ... ......_ %.00 j i Williams
Venice Lumber Co. .. ........??. 2.00
Donors DonationsThe
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r"I1Ws! wees meeting of the Venice City Council was one of the list ...... Islam
complete follows: Edmondson' Farms .. ....__ 501 ] Balboa ,
.moft confused and confusing in recent months. So much so, In fact, Mr. and Mrs. Duke Wilson .... $5.00 Anonymous ..........?...._....?...?? 100
'that neither the editor of the Gondolier nor most members of the audience Mr. and Mrs. Paul Foster .... .50 J A J Aircraft and ? CaliforniaFormer
were certain when it was over just what had occurred. Mr. and Mrs E. G. Smith .... 1.00 Bin Llghtfoot ....."........" 2.00
Charlie Earl.... .. ... .... ... .00 George Gibbs .......?..........? _... 10.00
Part of tills was due of course, to the fact that It was the first Frank Berger .. .... ..... ...... 1.00 Brady's Sea Food ...........__. $%.00
Mr. Alice Greenleaf Adams ...... 500
and
which both newly-elected councilmen active Mrs. B. C. Spivey... 100 ??
session at were present as Mr. and Mrs. Jack Piper ...... 1.00 Nora Walsh ........................_,, 500 publishes
members. That made it an organizing meeting, and such sessions are Mr. and Mrs. Harry Patterson 1.00 Victor Retty ..................__....... 1.00 Gondolier
normally painful Furthermore, Mayor Suter and others aired several Mr. and :Mrs L F. Snyder ?. ..,. 1.00 Tubatorium .....". .. .... .._._..-... 1.00
subjects lat while perfectly legitimate In themselves, would have been Dick Rich Standard Service Venice Trading post .................. 1.00 I
Mr. and MM. Geo. Marshall .... Point 0 Palms -......._.....-...-.? 501 ,
the less crowded.
time agenda
better fltft for a when was Venice Bay Trailer Park 1.00\\ Higel Appliances._?_.. ?..??,.,. 500

that the real trouble was disclosed by presi- (Owners .. . ..... ..... Nokomis Hardware ... ... .......... %.00
r We believe however, Mr. and Mrs: Happy Holromb 1.00 M. A. Braswell ...?........._?....... 2.00
dent H. S Bowden when he commented that Venice apparently needed Mr. and Mrs. Chos Taylor 1.00 Venice Country Club ...??.?._... 500
new charter provisions and ordinances to guide the council in its ac. Jossart Plumbing Co. .. .. .. 2.00 I J. O. Sebastian ....... ... .._....??... 1.00
tions. TVc do not have space to comment fully on this, but we will say Mrs. R. G. Haines ... .. ..... 1.00 Key Nursery Employees ........ 4050!
worked In community whose operating laws seemed Mitchell's Barber Shop ......... 2.00 Robert G. Haines ... ..... ........ 10.00
we have never a Pete Pepple .... ...... ...... ...... 100 Lillian A. Duncan ..............:?..... 1100' r
co Inadequate. They may have been suitable when Venice was noth-I Shrode jeweler .. ........... ... ......... 100 Mr. and Mrs.' Jan Hoowij ..... 200
ing more Chan a promoter's dream in 1925, but they do not provide for B &: B Bar ... ... .. .... ............ 1.00 TOTAL ....."....................,.. $19685 r
the contingencies that are bound to arise In conducting the affairs of L &: S Bakery.. .. .... ... ..... 1.00
modern city. **5r, ;* ,*' Venice Radio Service ... ........... 1.00 Home for the holidays from
a Anonymous ......... ........ ..... ... ... .50 Kenyon College In Gambler Ohio
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We agree that it is high time that they be revised. And we urge Shockcy is Kenneth Van of
do this at the Venice Electric ... .. ........ ... 1.00 Dyke, son Capt.and
the new council to take whatever steps are necessary to Bowlakade Grill ...... .. ........?... 100 Mrs. C. S. Alden of Lyon
earliest possible moment. The Rex 1I Store ........ ..-... ......100 I Bay Nokomis. .1.1VIM .1I
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kin,. 1260 Alpha Uncle Ship Seles cmtpletelv furahhen" Twin beds Modern 22 996. Can be conne-ti-d to any radio. *. hrat, lights and water firmnlwd.nmMential ill
ORAL!: HAULING and eontiactlnt RentaliCoverinn K<.. Flnt "'-. private entrance and front sin. Fnjoy I aamplrte alhnm on single record dlstriit. Phone 2HC4
work. Muck. fill dirt shell wad.Edge. UM rORT MYERS AREA: and and rear Attractively priced at llotOV and move money Alpha Mutec Shop.
Phone SOUINTERESTED all of SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Mud. per month Sea 114.... Wm. Gray. Enrle FIIRNISHED II mom aaartmrat a*
eat boom to beautiful riverfront estates wood or phine tJ94 Venice GARAGE apartment fuinl.aeilr or an' Triangle Inn Utilities firni.hrd, &a.In,10 -
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In rood masonry, Coastal locatloai Including Impos rni>h 1. In Lktirel Phone 2J14l and double mpms Call 171 dI
brick or block work call J. K. Hill, ed and unimproved tropical Islands beach FOR SALE Small house and 1.t acre ",,,II B. 1. by*. Triangle l_
properties, fishing taints. good lanl Cloor l In
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WORK and traeltln,. Louis ln( motor courts, trailer Venire, Phone t704 i with carrier ne: also, 4 II 5 Speed Graphis !'n reopon. to the n.- rn..ests j
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n. Phone Venice 2666.Cottrell operating reaches. farms and proves complete with wide-ancle lens. fi). fur trailer op."" we art now ......... *a.
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Law and email tricta of land A WINTER NOME! fITES Center of tern and flash nun 1. A. HU.Rso. V.HIn o."mmo".11. trailers in connariaTS wfnamrwlern
eomple rental service Send for free town Cliwv 1 to bay Any site lot desired Food Shop housekeeping eottaicen.Tiaikr .
Paul NH.D0 descriptive folders and maps of this trop Price 1159 on. On terms. J. E. "" .tkott. spare 114 per month tejcbafia
SEPTIC TANK CLEANING leal section J-04 Venic 17-W= Blotch sedan Cord ....nditlcn electricity for S people tl.M> a week few
i New paint 1700. gee Sky UniflprlMyakka each additional pcrannTraitcra .
guar JEFFCOTT REALTY INVESTMENTS Mute', 10 mlU! south of Venice. equipped with electric nsXe
147 First Street prator hotplate and water heater t&M
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Address. BOil 1L Tenlce Fla.JROOM phone 2602
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*t once an they will not last. with seven Iota In Nokemls. 12.500. Alto 112000 mile. excellent po dl"on thixmrhout. -
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Mrs J. B 1f.1'T. Ills. and White flailiwlnat b.faes
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REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAMR slue. any amount Five cent each See In Venice Hay 20 reward for -.
I, .Tl-e. undirilnred do hereby certify that Carl Obendorf nt Venetian Cleaners. Call A. B. Killer at twr.\
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( I f.llwlm.,lire, nf tfldrnce ne.ri are w'how a. follows namt t and I A FEVER?

Best Wishes l-iirtJ.1..kn SIrr rlr filer, "No34-..'.e. .'1.Venice. Fla LET US BRING IT BACK:

Ownership if the ''?v..In kudo Is as fol TO NORMAL
..wet
0 I Ernest J. Pctfr Sw pop cent
.11.L MIKES' !SERVICED
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For A "hn Shnckn'. M Per ...nt.
It Is Ir
one |.u.-tMn k stilly to tht
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( lrl nf the Cinnit' Cruet In and fur
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8u,wots (" .nol, Cnrlh I" register the HODGINAPPLIANCE
raid name if H1\vr..\KAHF: larftr the
Merry Christmas; ,.".,I.I"n..r C>-,."r Sont. Laws of SERVICE
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PI iW, .. Acts ,,' 1"II
W'line.. ..'" hunt this 24lh day off,;I
\\e Mak Sn.lt Kmimlirr. 114I 1'IIONE' VENICE WIN
Shoes B'ell"Venice from Kr'\:.;! T J PETER
I JOHN BHOtKEY
PibllKhl P<*. 1. Ift. 17. M. 1"48

Shoe -NOTICE OF .INTFNTION TO
Repair Shop REGISTER FICTIT1O1 NAME RESIiNUTOPOIITARi.13!
The nnik lr"'V .<., rrrchv certify thai II h'
thy are nHn.hir a Telephone Eiuttmcnt t TypewriterWith
.'!II'.( .,. hu.inr.' at Nnkomls orida. un
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LF For Christmas that raid, firm la ttimptsi-d of the
Dinner ; 'oll..ln.l .. nnr-u.PS ,,'hnw names and places, paragraph Key SS9M
of midrnre a>v a. foliosiriiw
R I...nrl.. N"k..mi.. Fla or
., '" COME TO :,,1 Dallas 'A. ti-ih Noli,.ml.. Fla e
; Ownership of I.an..h Telephone Fci li>- With Tabulator ...... $9Ut .
meat r... f. ae followati
DUKE'SDINING f"in R 1-.rh. Vl' .
I Dallas A. t.aih 5051. Buy It On Terms t
It Is our |p>nnilfn to npnly (i Urn
I Cl-rk of the Omit Court In and fur $1 \\rtk and up
FIIH.OIII 1" '"''y' Florida to resister tie
said name .' Leach T-V"h"ne F....lp.
R 00M I inept Co, under the ornti'tons of Chaate' 1
:1 **>'."'. I."'e "' Flo'lr'a, A"" of l0a Alpha I Music Shop
T Old] -Fashioned Turkey Dinner Witness c"r hanli- this IKth day ,ifDrcrmlKr
1048 311 (Phone 3651 2W1Really ?
with All the TifmmingAho DALLAS A. LFACHClhN W. Venice Ave.
It LVACH
I Fublloh I Dee. 24, 81. 114S. Jan. 1. 14. l 1910 .
Seafood Chicken Steaks


Opening for Season : 11 11I I Florida Comfort / Ir you are buying or lolling

real estate, you will need
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ON B-ar new completely furnMiod yours speedy accurate icrvi'0. '

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) apartments .- each with *

Christmas i DamDUKE'S v living fwin hfrtroofn. kltchrn Real estate has no value if

NOON UNTIL 9 P.M "*te and tile bith Tn .h'ppln" M ppLkY the title Is not clear.

Iislr'ct! only. IS.blocks from OF a a i

DINING ROOM : b ach. E Let us explain Title Insirr- i
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Mc erafe Kent once to ycu or be bure you havean
OX THE TRAIL, SOUTH NOKOMIs Abstract with Attorney's 1

[MRS IDELA HOWARD HARRY DUKE II By opinirn! +

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For Informationi Abstract Companyof

PERSONALIZED LAUNDRY SERVICE Your
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clothes laundered the way you prefer I S. P. Susnjar 21573 Sarasota

Ben J. Pryauin. President
WET WASH FLUFF'DRIED FINISHED I Venice, Florida ACCURACY ESTABLISHED 1921 SfRVlCf:
TELEPHONES 21>. and 2161. Hi SIXTH STREET:

DRY CLEANING SERVICEAgent -
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LANDSCAPING

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LAND CLEARING BULLDOZING On Hand .- CEMENT PLASTER LIME SAND ROCK


MOWING of Lots and AcreageC. "EVERYTHING .FOR YOUR BUllDING"

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VENICE OONDOLtBR Friday, '
face Ten bar4 ,
Jossart'i Plumblnt did the same
fttttttttttttttttttttt Boat Arrives Layoff .
1st Party Bowlers
;F to the Englewood Mercnanta, Tony IlonsesCottages

1 1; The Georgine, 40-foot cruiser For ChristmasWith Dyseven of the Electrics won boa. *JfcS

: from Tampa, last week became ors with a 234 single and a 64scries Concrete 161.4
one of the first out-of-town party Christmas shopping and .
zJ h: fishing boats to move into Venice
of
_, h. other activities keeping many The Venice "All Stars who
the
4 Bay for season.
h: the players busy at least half of dropped behind several weeks ago W.
Its skipper, Capt. O. R. Miller, H. BEAR
is H Hmss : Bald It was Mi first trip here sinceVenice the contests scheduled in local after leading the Sarasota All-Star BUILDING
: waj a boom town in 1921i. bowling league competition this League for a time, had a good CONTgC4

: r' H: He operated from St. Petersburgand i this week were called off or postponed week, too. They won two games
: : k from the Sarataml Gulf squad Residence
H I'aS8-A-Grllle last year, bur .
14H there because he I league Wednesday night in the neighboring R3Y Pt.,
+ Ha did not return The Venice V.omens I okOIlJIM 1'run{
found the harbor "too rough. matches, scheduled for Wednesday city

+t'' night at the Venice Bowlakade,
!1 H. wire cancoll outright so the
TARPONCENTER I I feminine ricnb"r c' uld go al)"It THE
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'e i their holiday t'tsks without guilty

rH 10 M consciences. EL PATIO HOTELExtends

.14 VVe're Knocking: Two Venice me:is' league squad
.!j Tide TablesVENICE -Smitty'u and Alorian Truckingwere

4 At Your Door K4, also unable to appear Tuesday .
4 It INLET night b"-au.e 1 I\t'Y members A
t K Merry ChristmasAnd
.r, SO WE CAINEXTEND (Punta Rasa Correction) I were tending a city council
::; OtR High! Low will be
When their games
off i:' Frl. p21 *:in a.m. 2:M1U7 a.m. n cot ing
*:07J p.m. p.... I made up was not decided at once
: BEST WISHC3' !':nl.. D.o(:. 10:12 a.m. 1:21 a.... i '
*:17 p.m. 2 23 p.m.Sun. SOMVin !\\ Happy New Year
oM POP A + .. Do(:. 21 11:"I a m. 4:21 a.m. The local Ritthkade 1 uiics Wire
Ot /f 0:13 ,'.m. 2:58 pm.Mu. .
.4 H. ... I nut entirely Idle til wre(, how'
Dee. 27 1:17 p.m. 5:ID am. TOLL
Z ;MERRY' X10ASN II:41 ".m. 3x40: p.r" for the mron'D "t" league roll'
iv cr
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T"..., D,.. 2< 221 I'.m. D:0' a. .
+ 1(1'32 ".m. 4:07 p cd us panned! tn Monlay nij 11And
... TO ALT OUCCustomers Weil, 0,.., 29 I OG p.m. 8:52 fix of the tight squads !n the
'" He Thu.. n,*. so 11.11Deo p.m. 4 7:36:58 p.m'l men'3 senior league squared off MR. and MRS. \\'. I.. \\II ES
Fri., 51 11:rn p.m. 8:16 a
.j.I He I:12 p.m. 8:21 p. lucidiy
= AND K -0- In the' B Itaeii" 111' rdnr-nl
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:;: FriendsVENICE He Lave Bait ton Farris squad tn top so long *
"'4 that its poor ear )"-sinsun start
:::: :t Tkle-! was Just a fa!nt memory, continued .

All Types of Boats its forward surgo by taking
'oMFURNITURE -
CO. :t two from former league>lI lnl
w Available At Our Docks i
"'" K i[' Greens r 01'1.1 And J & J Aircraft AI
ff f+fT f iifT ff in the cellar so long its members x
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seemed fixtures the.i" pulled a, I IAm
surprise two-girie victory over
Venice UaJio

We In the mer'* league the Venire

Electric[ koglcru who recently returned / S

ry5/i to the Up snot after a r ar
Join slump increased their victory

margin by taking three in a row

Santa ftgamtt Venice Food.

Earls garage aho took three ina

in row from, Venice Furniture and

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WishingYou I )) Ji 1 CHRISTMAS GREETINGS

14 IO Our )holiday; wish for )oil i i is that: the

A Cheery WE ALL GIVETHANKS joyous season of Christmas will cm-
4 FOR
V' eLESSUf6'SRARf I. tinue tu gladden your heart ihrmi:;h-
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: :: k> Christmas X14' AND PLUMBINi : out the > ear.Nestlewood .

Seasonand t... 'Ii' .,.CHARGES
:tt!:,rt:: ,. i THATARE I
....,!% FAR Gift f& Sweet Shope

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FT a ARITA GRAVES E\'ELiX BAKER

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