Venice gondolier
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00079934/00146
 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: November 26, 1948
Publication Date: 1946-1964
Frequency: semiweekly[ -1964]
weekly[ former 1946-]
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 )
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: UF00079934:00146
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Succeeded by: Gondolier (Venice, Fla.)

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'nlidtt t ffice Seekers Give Views i. r

dical Changes Venice Farms Rd. -Womans- Club Us Three Talk 1. 'J

ii Tonight Is the DeadlineFor ::

C of C ByLawse are RepairedRepairs under way on the BuyatHomePlanPledge City Council Filing I At Woman's Iii

If anyone aspires to be a
oluId for Venice ,Farms Rd. a six-mile member of the Venice City
Vote to End
Up Shopping Club Meet
serves rural areas Council, he'll have to move fast ,
east of the city it was disclosed Trips to Other Cities if he has not filed Ills petition

lembers to Act Tonightn .this week by County Commissioner Agreeing! that the VeniceNokomis of candidacy at the city hall Invited to attend and explain

Toe ) Proposals to Cut W L. Woodard of Laurel. : area cannot expand unless Itt when he reads this story the platforms on which they are

Woodard said merchants prosper members of Reason Is that the deadlinefor running for election, three ot the I
that about two
lestrict t Directors i the local Woman's Club this week petitions Is 5 pm today, four candidates for posts on the
miles of the road
Ll had been
graded I voted to sponsor a "buy at home" according to City Clerk Venice City Council addressed
meeting of the general
mem- in the last two weeks and that
I movement. Helga Roes Seide, and no one members of the local Woman's
Ip of the Venice-Nokomis hell would be f
put on the entire'
can enter the race for election I Club at their regular meeting
bar of Commerce the first to length as preparation for Object of the drive, according to
paving Club President on Dec. 7 If he has not done so Wednesday noon at the Country
held under the organization's"democratization" with and Arita M Graveswill ,
asphalt slag later in the by this time, Club.
1157 program, is year. All work Is being done by be to discourage local resIdents (
from going to Sarasota No new petitions had been The candidates were Albert Sle-
luled,to start at 7:30 tonight county toad crews, he stated
he Civic Center on W. Venice While Tampa and other nearby cities to filed when the city clerk's office grist, who has filed for the four
exact Information is not buy things that. can be obtained closed Wednesday night year pout that will be open with
available. It is believed that this here. for the Thanksgiving holiday, the retirement Dec. 31 of Council-
he session was announced In a is the first time the road has been
It was rumored however that man George Higcl; Graham
Members of the club will be ask-
that was sent to as
r many repaired extensively] since it was themselves several persons had obtainedthe French, candidate for the one-yrar i
ben possible this week byIng ed to pledge to purchase
built by the Brotherhood of Loco-
signatures term left vacant by the rcslgnaMon -
necessary on petition
all of their needs here if at
Sercetary Sue Ann Everhe
motive Engineers during Venice's
forms and might enter last month of Councilman
ft'i possible, she said, and other
construction In 1928 The road Is them at the last minute George W. Botts and Victor Retty
residents will also be urged to fo-!
agenda, according to the the only one on which the Manhattan also a candidate for the one-year
I low the same policy The cooperation The deadline for registeringto ;
rr, will Include voting on three Farms and other farms In term.
of the Chamber of Com- vote In the election Is also at5pm
rtant amendments to the I the area can be reached. The fourth candidate In tho
merce, individual merchants,
mber' constitution and byfn -
louncilmanic race, Smyth D. Bro-
churches and other organizations
I. will be sought to make the cam heard was also Invited but VIM I'-I
addition, It Is understood, Chest Drive Data paign a success I Roebuck on InauguralA I II unable to attend. He Is to run for l 4
1 members will be asked to acta I I the remaining two years of the' :
Crl'atl'Ml.1ou" Orele'I Venice resident, Frank D
i director report recommend I term he has filled by appointment K "t
The action, taken at the club'sweekly
Still Roebuck was this week appointed '
; J. Leighton (Count) Cornwt IncompleteAlthough since last year ; ,
In the
meeting Wednesday
I a member of the Sarasota .
: appointment as the chamber' Venice Club I Aftermii Seal Talk j .,)
Country was proposed County Inaugural Committee
secretary or publicity direc house-to-house canvassing several weeks ago by Mrs. H. :I II All andidates were introduce'lo r
And it is .probable that a facial for Venice's first Com- L Mundy She pointed out then I The eight-man group will make by the club president, Arita M. t ;

statement; a plan for reg'ring munity Chest Drive began Mon that out-of-town buying created a I I plans for county representation Graves, after a brief talk on tho ; \
hotel and apartment day, reports on its outcome had "vicious circle Local residents In the celebration that will accompany Christmas Seal drive had been ; 1

eats, and other matters will be not: been completed last night. buy In other cities because they : the swearing-in of Governor .i given by Coach Charles Gadd of t i iI

rented for consideration. James T. Blalock. campaign feel they cannot get what they Fuller Warren at Tallahassee I the Venice-Nokomis High School. !
chairman said the women's on Jan. 4. GaJd is chairman of the drive '
Radical ChangesThe auxiliary want here, she explained and be- <
amendments are consider of the American Legion cause they take their business The county plans Include prep- I which began with release] of a direct ;

I one of the most Important mat had notified him its members away, local merchants cannot afford aration of two floats depicting mail stamp tales letter on '4
had collected' about IOD Other planks: in Warren's campaign Monday Eighteen club members {
$ ,
I i to come before the chamber to carry a complete line of
| severe lyears, since they will reports were expected shortly stock platform, it Is understood. were present. "I !

Really change the organlzatlon'Jcture from the Venice-Nokomis Wom It was also pointed out thin Siegrist, 12, was the first wouldbe 1

If they are passed an's Club, the No-Vel Post of the week that, although prices on Individual shopping trips entail. councirhian to speak ExplainIng J,

[Under the first amendment, a, Legion the Lions Club, the Rotary Items may be slightly The club will hear a review of that he was not a politicianor l

vt drawn, membership on the Club and the Nokomis Community lower in other cities, the cost of "The Gathering Storm," part of anew a speaker and that he was

and of directors would be limitto Assn buying them there is really much book by former British Prime "feeling pretty nervous about talk-

persons holding Class "A" The Rotary Club Is sponsoring higher because of the travel expenses Minister Winston Churchill, next ing to you" he said he felt the

mberships in the ofranizatlon.III I he drive here and trouble that such Friday at 7:30: p.m. city government should be con-
ducted on the same principles as
would automatically restrict

directorships to persons who !SympatheticVenetiansHuntCashforNegroCircus !I any"Good other management business Is what Is
actively engaged In business in
needed," he claimed, "and this:
community. Present regula-
Agent Leads Drive should apply to levying taxes as
contain no restrictions, and
e board has several retire To'Aid Robbery Victim Is one way the white people I only $46 of Williams' money left. well as in collecting them Ho
mberj. around here can let the darkies I Those who have agreed to help stated he also felt the council

The Their sympathies aroused by the know that some .f us are their I Wilson on the collection Includethe should work more closely with

second amendment would misfortune of A. W. Williams, 75- (rlends," He also said he had I Rev, D. Campbell Crawford civic organizations In promotingthe

rectou to five member and erode %were stolen a fortnight negro's employer. C. R. Vose of the Church; Marie Pfaff one of the mented the present council for till

tot their election on an an- ago by a man he had befriended. Key Nursery, and had been told owners of the Venice Bay Trailer improvement it has made lately In

basis. Under present regula- a group of Venice residents this: Williams was a 'good, hard Park; Jim Martindale, opera the local beach, street cleaning

Ra there are 15 members, who week started a collection to help working darky" without any bad tor of the Texaco Filling Stationat and other projects.

e elected for three year terms the old man. marks against him. Laurel, Police Chief Herbert O. In discussing his qualifications

|The final amendment proposes The move was launched by Ken- No Definite Goal Hanchey, and the Venice Gondolier for a councilmanic post, Siegrist

the annual dues for the new neth (Duke) Wilson, publicity No definite goal has been set for Contributions! can be madu jointed out that he had gained:

e "A" membership, created by agent for the Royal American the collecion, but Wilson said he through any of these people or considerable administrative experIence -

9 members at a special session Snows, who Is spending the winterat would like to raise as much aj mailed to the Gondolier. Mail as an executive in a dairy

I ly this month, be reduced to a I the Venice Bay Trailer Park was taken from the old negro, if contributions should be by check machinery distribution tlifin He

imam of $10 from the $28 that Explaining that his heart had been possible The latter reported that and made out to the "A. W. Williams said he also had "lots of time on

specified when the clasifisaa "touched" by a Gondolier story $3S7 had been stolen from him the Fund my hands and no selfish Interests

fuss drawn up. about the old man's plight, Wilson evening of Nov. 13, after ke had!] Old Mao Told except: a desire to see Venice

Voting on the amendments will volunteered to 'take charge of the drawn it from a postal savings account Plans for the collection were become a better place for myself

United to thoM who hold paid collection and got It under way by In preparation for movingto made without Williams' know and my family to live In. Siegrlst

1" memberships or whose contributing $0 from his pocket. North Florida to live with a ledge. He was told about them is now retired and came here in

berablpa were tfffectrw last "Maybe Its just the Thanksgiving married daughter. The thief, another yesterday, however, by a.QondoIler 1947 fOfm White Plains, N. T. j.$.

Others may attend however season that's got me," the circus negro* WM arrested tho representative who fouad the The wend speaker French, 57,

.they' art'mamfcers or not man; Bald ,"but' I'figure this am*' tight to 8raaot! tmt: had (Continued on Page dean) }tuonunued oa PageTwoi

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o. 'Ti';. rj*?* v Common Sense
WITH PURCHASE OF began SICtalkfby declaring that
..'Ii the cluVi Interest In the candidates -
1 Philco "New Look" was "one of the most encouraging About TaxesCity

Radio-PhoBo Combination things I've seen since ,
'. I've been In Venice."
$73.50Automatic Maintaining It was evidence that taxes: are levied for the purpose J
,last to of (
at "beginning
Chrnjer people were
paying the operating costs of the
their municipal
take an interest In the way \
Alpha I Music Shop city it run," French asserted the zation that provides us with necessary and desirahtlservices :

311 W. Vetilrr Ave. Phone 3651 2651I.9.CU&E city must reciprocate "This means. and: (b-paying our bonded
the people must be given full Information indebtedness
and interest. I
in advance about

municipal affairs and the way The cost of the above items J
: their money is to be spent he enumerated
said. And he asserted the city "1.-1 the budget, determines the :amount of taxes J

not ."giving them this Informationnow. levied. To provide the revenue necessary to covj

HOMES ARE BEING French discussed this point In we have the following tax mediums: (a-Real

BaIL WITH fVERYJIM some detail, in the course of whichhe Estate: (b-Personal Property, (c-Occnpationil>i

KNOWN CONYENIENCI stated that city accounts were Licesse Fees, (d-Road: & Bridge Fund Monies
"In'ery bad shape'1 because ol received -
EXCEPT lOW/lENT. bookkeeping practices that'were from the County* and (e-Mim'lhneousu.|

The Ivst t way to pre- ,"" followed in the municipal office censes, Fees, Permits, etc.
llrv To illustrate, he pointed out that
pare for any event -: !: dic although the city budget was *e. Of'the above taxes, the most important saga

and to relax wheal it's '\_.:7\;) e'a "\ up on a 12 month bans, expenditures of revenue is the real estate tax. This is on the theory
c. ... were audited on a 14 month
over..r is with a cool : j Opp "", \ ; basis, making it "impossibly1 to that it is the most equitable tax for municipal revel

I find out where the various aI.- nue purposes and that it is a more stable source ofl
drink prepared with 01 KY. counts actually stand.
t ,,, \ The speaker summed up his revenue than any other municipal tax. Stability ofl
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# views on this point by asserting municipal: \ revesue is of prime importance JuetotiKl:

the council "thould treat the people fact that for bonds and
except revenue certificates,|
more openly. He also declared -
PONDER'S however, that the people! our City is on a cash basis.

PACKAGE LIQUORS should make more effort to let the
The assessed valuation of our real estate determines -
WE WILL' NOT SE 1 ANDEVSOL'MVenice council know what "its employersthe
V NICE IH'NU VE.V. people" want it to when Important the proportionate: part of the total real!

decisions are ccntemplut estate tax that each property owrcr will be called
ed. And he urged that criticism ot
the council be replaced by a upon to pay, subject to homestead and other exemp-j

Country Club "booster's attitude," since Venice tions set up by State Law. in theory each r>ropertjf}

really gives'its residents "more for owner pays in exact ratio to the value of his prcp
their money than any other mu-
Announces The Opening of Their nicipality of comparable sue in erty as compared to the total of all property is thtI

the ktate. City. Changing assessed valuations cinnt: t possib!

Dining Room 6 Days A WeekFor statement In connection, French with listed the police last lower anyon'e taxes without a corresponding in-1

protection, fire protection, street crease in someone else's taxes.;
LUNCH AND DINNER cleaning' and lighting, garbage col-
lection and other services as Contrary to general: opinion, }homestead exemption

among the benefits paid for by tax is not the main cause of high taxes against
Special Business Men's Lunch1 from 65c
money. And he slapped at those
who advocated a reduction in non-exempt property. The fact is that only about!!

Dinners from 1 ;0 these services in order to reduce 17 per cent of our total values is covered by home-j

taxes, maintaining that all shouldbe stead exemption, and this exemption applies only to
continued or increased.
For the Best Food on the West Coast try your C. C. This can be done without Increasing operating expenses. Homestead exempt property I

taxes, the candidate added does help us to pay principal and interest on our in-J
If.i If Portion for Children at Half Price by "cutting out unnecessaryextravagances" debtedness. Among reasonable indivMnik it is gen
and by getting the
Members and Oue .ts state to auction off local property erallyconceded that homestead exemption will not

it has taken over because of nonpayment I impair the finances of a well-run municipality.
of taxes. He listed as
"extravagances' such projects 'II Of greater importance than homestead exemption

Now Open plant for future waterworks expansion is the fact that approximately 20 per cent of our
aid said auctioning ol
state-held property would bring real estate is totally tax exempt. This category includes

Nestlewood Sweet Shop revenue to the city by placing this City owned property, churches, :and schools.
land back on local tax books.
I Formerly a lawyer in Philadelphia Until such time as the City grows sufficiently to

In Gulf Theatre Building French came here last year bring the percentage of totally exempt property!

and Is vice president and treasurer down to about 10 per cent of our total values: II
of the Venice Country Club.
Try Our Shortest Talk will be practically impossible to lower the present
Retty also began his talk with tax: rate.
the explanation that he was "not
4 IIom lade a politician, just a businessman There are those among us who advocate a decrease

with an Interest In the city." in municipal services in order to cut operating
"Venice needs a lot of "
ICE CREAM It is to note that some 01"
he stated, "but they won't get done expenses. interesting
by politics. A man has to go out these individuals own little or nothing here and cor-
and do them himself If he want of t taxes
in the :
sequently way
palittle or nothing
: Quality CandiesJellies them done." He repeated this.point individual ,-
several times, emphasizing that he Certainly, they do not speak: for the average
felt many of Venice's needs could who would lose services of far greater value

,. be filled at low cost If planningfor to him than any possible tax savings that might ac

Fruit Juice the projects were properly organized crue.
Fresh Fruit Retty concluded his talk the A survey of the City's finances: indicates that:
Other! shortest of the three, with the if it were possible to reduce! operating expenses, I
i Goodies pledge that If elected he would "go increase W
would be the duty of the Council to
out and look for the
things that amount
need to be done, and do them myself ments on our indebtedness bv a similar : !
ExclusiveYith Us: with the help of others." Owner The present levy for bonded indebtedness is P ii'
of the Gulf Theatre since 1M6, about the minimum necessary to maintain our

MAPLE SUGAR CANDIES and he also owns two theaters la De- nancial integrity, and it should be 'increased from is

PURE MAPLE SYRUP from goo.1 old Vermont and troit lumber and was businesses engaged la In that the coal city the present 7 mills to 10 mills as soon as t this the

t Agents for STONE for many yean. He .. 87 years dd.ACSTKALIAN possible without bringing the total levy above
FRUITS present 2$ mill$.
r, Place Your Order with us for ShJPDin >1'0. aqua ,

Satisfaction Guaranteed (This AlTertUenumt Inserted l>y FINN W. CASPORet. ,
sees, am ,.. rnegu ter sale, Ass I Real M I* Brous. In &M public interestV .' .
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November 28. 1843

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and Every Sunday I

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These Sarasota Merchants '

Believe the Entire County, ;p }. I

;r State and Nation will benefitif ; ..5'JJ i

YOU let the spiritual influence : il i !

of Our Churches enter ll tf
your I

414 "Let the Light Come 3n"; i ii i J

Liggett's Rexall Drugs Sarasota Yacht Club South Florida Mattress Co. 1 1i i '

Orange State Lumber Co. Bay County Sheriff's Office Thacker &, Van Gilder

Funeral Directors
Sarasota Jungle I Gardens
Tropical Cleaners & Dyers
Altman Chevrolet Co.
Heath Travel I ServiceSouthern

Chuck Wagon, Inc.
Gas & Electric Corp. Welding Service Co.

Merry Neon Signs
The Trail Inn C., E. Grocery & Market

Thornton's GroceryRobartsShannon Land 0' Sun Creamery, Inc. Sarasota Feed Co.Bailey '

J. L. Williams Garage
Transfer & Storage Co.
Funeral Home
Protane Gas Service
Culligan Soft Water Service
Rayl Lumber Co.Stinnett's .
Hills Garage

Allen Electric ,Co. .
Pontiac Service Adams & Houser Hardware I
and Supply Co., Inc.
John W. Summers Plumbing
Pinehurst Spring Water Co.

Sarasota Sewing Machine

New West Florida Ice Co. I Cenler" Shepard Lumber Co.

Independent Concrete Prods.
McMahon Fur Storage Sarasota Motors /
FORD Sales and Service
Sarasota Lincoln-Mercury Co.
Sarasota Sea Foods
Ringling Bros-Barnum & .

Blanntonros.'Plumbing Co. Bailey Combined Shows, Inc. Sarasota Aircraft Repair ,
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eNI/fNfd444.44441 :t Five 'ChurchesHold To Have Day of Prayer ,

jar.ie's Jottings sC
i Members of the Women's Missionary -
i ij Community Union of the First Baptist

J By Janet T. Conover Church will observe a Day of -'& '' if iok

{ j Gondolier Social Editor i Thanks ServiceMinisters Prayer next Friday at the church (

Mrs Douglas Arnall will be in sr joiu

Mrs Joseph H Scales recently returned to her home in Venezlu charge of the program. Others
who will participate will be Mrs es"b
r Pky, after summering with her daughter, Mrs Evelyn Howe Scales, Flocks
H S Smith, Mn D Campbell TilE
her her daughter-in-lavi, 1I0SUMOOrc
in Westport Conn. Returning with was
,Meet Together Crawford, Mrs George Hlgel. Mr IS O'.ER
Mrs. Ed Scales of Louisville Ky., who stayed here for a brief visit. ,
Faust of Knoxville NVeJnesJny' : NightThe William Bellamy and Mrs George When friend wo
Mrs Hugh
Mrs Scales now has as her guest a sister, hula
Hauser. They will give talks on begins to read 1 his ,
. Term., and next week sheexpects congregations of five missionary work in foreign coun- Per at the breaks B)
another sister, Miss Anna They are going to Maryland to table. About
Viice-Nokomis churches worshipped that
tell time
tries and also how Christ- AC
Reeves of Walterboio, S. C., to lather together the rest of then If you think htt
foi together Wednesday evening mas is celebrated in various for- worth
arrive in Venice for :a vacation. belongings In preparation saving and 110
making their permanent resi- in the area's first Com- eign lands. doubt he Is rat
munity Thanksgivlg ervlce. A covered dish luncheon will might give him a m.
Mr ad Mrs Douglas Arnall and dence In Englewood the new prise Hide the pal F
their children, Loretta, Douglas home they have built at the up- The gathering was held at the be served in the Sunday school some morning and III

and George, entertained yester- per end of Englewood Gardens. Venice' Nokomis Methodist rooms at noon. its place put i M.

day at Thanksgiving dinner MrsN --G- Church Nokomis with Rev ring ret with his loan

M Arnall and Mr and Mrs IfS Mr and Mrs Jay Lumley and George Harper of that' organization '! Mr and Mrs D H Devinj of Ve- YOU mblpm make May a *, help

Bowden and their daughters, daughter, Ann of Jacksonville acting as presiding minister. nezia Pkwy. arrived in Venice \ that will please selective hia-!!

Shirley and Virginia. The latter, were in town for the weekend Other clergymen who participated Monday night from Washington

a student at Florida State University visiting' Mr and Mrs Lester Luckeyof were Rev D Campbell Crawford Court House, Ohio. Accompany. KNOWLESJEWELERS

In Tallahassee, Is hone Venezia Pkwy and Mr and MrsJ of the First Baptist Church ing them were Mrs Devins' parents Be

for the holiday weekend T Blalock of Harbor Dr. Rev C D Truitt of the Assemblyof Mr and Mrs J H Hendryx, Post Office Arcade

._o- -0- God, and Rev C D Jernlgan of also of Washington Court House,

Miss Frances Shinkle of Ar-' Motoring down from their the Church of God. who will be their house guests for

'nada Rd. celebrated her birthday home In Toronto, Canada, Ms Rev Dr Leonard W S Stryker, a while Mrs Devins was in Ven-

Monday at a ccck'all: party at the M Abbott and daughter, Margaret itctor of the St Marks Episcopal ice several weeks ago to open

Venice Countj Club. Quests at arrived in Venice last wee* Church, had also planned to take their home, after summering in

the party were Miss Kate Shinkle to be house guests for the winter part in the progrSam. He was not

Mrs George Glbbs. Mrs George of Mr and Mrs Gordon Olds of feeling well, however, and wa

Orr, Mr and Mrs Herman A My Nassau St. uable to attend. I PERSONALIZED LAUNDRY SERVICE Your
ers Mr and Mrs Graham French -o- i Details of Services clothes laundered the prefer
Mr and Mr H N Wlmmers, Dr Mr and Mrs Will George of St way you
The services opened with a piano -
and Mrs Prentice Willson Mrs, Petersburg and Mr George'sbrother WET WASH FLUFF DRIED FINISHED
Kent. prelude by Mrs James A
Eunice: Willson, Mr and Mri H M George of
last Thurs Hightower. Following this Mr DRY
Flank Cadwell. Mis George Sum- Ohio were the guests CLEANING SERVICEAgent
mersby and Richard Merrifield. day of Frank Green of Ponce de Trultt gave the Invocation, Mr ( for Venetian Cleaners)
Harper led the congregation in
--o- Leon Ave. the first responsive scripture Pickup and Delivery Phone VENICE 3385
Mrs C L Jackion and her sis-
reading and Rev Jernigan offered -
ter, Mrs Tody Schlereth, returned Miss Lucille Conch left Mon-
to Venice Sunday after a visit day for her home in New York a prayer of Thanksgiving \ Englewood Automatic Laundry

with their mother Mrs JV M.l- City after a week's visit with her The Thanksgiving sermon entitled -
ler, In Columbus OhiO, Mr Jackson sister in law, MM Bradford "The Basis of Thanksgiving -

went up about a week ago, Couch of Treasure Island. ," was delivered by Mr Craw

and drove them home.o -oMr -- ford after a second responsiveThe
and Mrs Jack Sebasthn of minister pointed out that the FOR A QUIET. TROPICAL ATMOSPIILRE
Mr and Mrs Charles F Knor- Palm Haven Cottages spent last "measure of a Christian is his

leave today for Gen! t"l i week in Miami as guests of Mr not only external evidence that i The Komsee Inn

Height, Md, for a week's stay. Sebastian's brother HarryIN shows one's Christianity, One'n

inner spirit Is what really counts, Efficiency Apts. Guest Rooms

A HURRY? he said, and makes for thought-
fulness and Thanksgiving 3G3days Available by Day Week Month Season
PHONE 3461
of each year. Owned and Operated by SAM & ALICE VANCE
If No Answer, Call 2955
During the services the
congregation On the Pocono XOKOM1S,
VENICE TAXI joined in the singing of & Tamlamt Trails FLORIDA
two hymns "Come Ye Thankful

People" and "Rejoice Ye Pure in .

Heart." A choral selection, Men-

RADIO SICK BROKEN ? delsohn's "Praise Be Thine" was
First Time Offered. .
sung ty the Methodist choir.

We'll fx it for yru very quickly The service was conoluded with I The only available waterfront lots In this fxclus'vt!
a silent Prayer of Grattude the and
I section with views overlooking both beautiful Dona
and for a price you can afford Is Benedicton, the Doxology and a Venice Bays.

Piano postlude by Mrs and
Hlghtower. This Is connecting land between Enchanted Isle
(Sorry. No Work On Auto Sets) Sunrise Drive ID
Point 0' Palms Estate,, located on
Nokomis. Lots restricted to minimums of 100 It. of
And If You Need A New Set We Have The Best more Miss at Eloise Stetson Cornwell University, a sopho., De- waterfront ana 200 are ft. in depth.

Portable Public Address System for Rent land arrived in Venice Wednes- High land County Taxes only Rlparlin rights
Battery or AC Operated to preserve tM
day and Title Insured. Uniform setbacks
evening to spend Thanksgiving
VENICE RADIO SERVICE"Sick and the weekend with her beauty of the views. PRICED
parents. Mr and Mrs J Leighton
Radios Made Well In Venice" Only 1100 ft. available. See your local broker or call
251 W Venice Ave Phone 2672 Cornwell and her sister, Kay, of
Palm Haven Cottages. Mr and E. G. ENGMANOwner
Mrs Cornwell will take her back ( )
to Deland on Sunday and will I POINT 0' PALMS NOKOMIS FLORIDA

continue on up to Washington Phone Venice MSI
D C., for a two weeks' stay



M 2F.., Complete If/ I

Banking Facilities

y Commercial Accounts
Savings Accounts ,

Safety Deposit Boxes _

Traveler' Checks



of Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

$5800 Maximum Insurance: JOHNSON LUMBERSU 'PLY. :

For Each D.p.sitor $5000 Seaboard Avenue, J Phone 2151

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26, 1943
Noventer :4a E! CON ....:. 'It:! P yt
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ka Hawaii, Described I tl1V CS, pres'drd! at a short
'SCS Book Review businps session. Those who attended Zeigler Sisters Hand Made Gif J3 Let. THE GONDOLIER do 'PI! t

were Mrs H J Stewart, JOB PRINTING
_, Circles of the Women's Mrs L E Parrish, Mrs Ben Hill Offered by Guild!

Ity of Christian Service; Yen. Mrs J K Hill, Mrs Ben Dunn, Fete SisinLawGuest
lokomls Methodist Church, Mrs B E Bowen, Mrs Mac Ren- i The women of 6t Mark's I

[jointly Tuesday evening at nick, Mrs A Anderson and Mrs ,Church Qulld Tjave btbWlij\ 1 GULF

urch. Alvin Jones.Everybody. of Holior Gets Aewjng,.,naklng .Jellies,' .etc.,*'tnl* J theatre
e study for the evening was Bible/ Hunts Gifts, summer In (reparation for their i ,

book, ''On Our Own Door- is welcome to attend The Misses Oayle and Bettye 'I. annual Christmas Sale of handmade -, ?, Vrnie "' Phone 29M
by Frank 8 Mead. Reviews the card and games party that articles. ',AOme ; .
Zeigler, Nokomis, entertained SHOW.NiGwnvBox -
10 sections of the book were will be sponsored tomorrow night This year's sale wll: bn held I ;H.
d discussed by Tuesday evening at a shower for Office Open* 7lShew f!
was 1
Alaska by the auxiliary of the Na-Vcl next Friday Dec. 3, at Mini Car-
and Hawaii their new sister-in-law, Mrs Paul' Starts 8:0' ''''i "
[Byron Post American
Legion. The affair ter's Interior Shop on the Cornerof '
4t I A B Hider and Mrs R W Mill be held at the Civic Centerat Ztlgler. Mrs Zeigler, before her: Nassau and Venice Ave. Stor; Short Subjects Shown Before'
and After the Feature
nore.i 8 o'clock. Mrs Emma H ReillY mintage on November 12, was hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 pm

0r r i Paul Melroy, president of I will be chairman. Mrs Evelyn Rose Reed, daughterof and members of the Guild will Friday-and-Saturday-

_WVNW"1 dr'r"I rl"rr-rrrrrv"dFNN ++rr .-.-.-.virir+, Mr and Mrs Stuart Anderson be on hand to help customers Nov. 26 T1
r of Englewood. make their selections 'Ghost Town Renegades'Ride
For Rent or Lease Silk bags, covered dress hangers .
t The hostesses hid around their the Trptl n th."Lash" .
aprons, household Items
Newly Built Apartments || house the gifts the guests homemade ,Jams and cookie will the Cheyenne La, Run Kid:

i I brought, and Mrs Zcirler had to, be among the things to b" sold ..- Plus -. I i
Consists of S
go on a "treasure" hunt ta find There will also be some unusual Latest News. Cartoon. Shut I F,
SHOWER -'TUB LAVATORY 5 then. During the evening Mrs doorstops which were made by Recording: Capitol' d9"Sparky's
Mrs Webster Manning Marie 'Flao!)
Beautifully furnished, with twin beds, Sealy mattresses and ? George Hauser presented tin r
spilngs. Must be seen to be appreciated. truest of Donor with Bible on The proceeds reall/rd by the } :Sunday; Monday
Guild will be turned over to th
!behalf: of the Young Women's Nov. 28 2*
CALL VENICE 2673 or WRITE to J i church to be used to further work '
I Auxiliary of the First Baptist "The Pirate"Lovef
!MR. S. IP. SOSNJAR, Venice, Florida j! In all the church activities.Mrs .
Church. Action. Romance
I'II' "': .I# HH "" Guest List A F Erdenbergrr is! chair- arripti
Inan for the sale, and she is assisted July fi irt.wl. ricnf Kelly
Other guests at the party were by Mrs H A Cu'tice-Saun- Sand bv 'ale Porter
Like Fine Food? :Mrs A L Chenault, Mrs Harry ders. Mrs Frank Fisher and MM Plus -
..... Sjoolom! Mis George Hlgel Jr. S Jarvis Adams President of thr Latest News and Cartoon

Then you'll enjoy our Mrs Everett Drlggen, Mrs Muii '- Guild is Mrs H L }..fundy.Matrons' Recording: Deria'k
Delux Table d'Hote Dinners Thompson, Mrs Walter Sun" "The Magic: Record" '

and SeafoodsIn mers, Mrs Harold Curry, Mrs -a-
Thanks ServiceThe Tues. Wed Thurn.
Pleasant Surroundings Stuart Anderson, and Mrs Oscar
Nov. 20 Dee.
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8 ajn. to ':31 ,m.Macatee's Anderson, Young Matrons Bib)' 1\.1
Also Mrs Joe Czerwlnskl, Mrs Study Group met Tuesday evening "Homecoming"Fierce
M L Zeigler, Mrs Herschel Llew at Moss Oaks, the home of conflict between two ,
i RestaurantIn ellyn, Mn George Mitchell, Mrs Mrs Ralph Rigel. Mrs William lovely women for the love of ,
One Man
I Douglas Arnall. Mrs William Bel- Hteel was hostess. Clark Gable LAP:t Turner !f F
NokomIs Lodge Dining Rooms PHONE 2875rr ; lamy. Mrs Clyde Hlgel Miss Del-' Mrs Clyde Hlgel, president, o: Anne Raster, t
ena Jerks, Miss Ruth Jelks Mrs the group, gave a Thanksgiving .then .- :
.4'01## .4d444 .rrrr '...******-*J Tom Hubbard, Mrs. Harold Zeig- devotional and also ted the groupIn A Ooo1 Cartoon I S

ler, Mrs D Campbell Crawford, a discussion of the chapter of Recording Capitol' i I
ENGLE'S TEA ROOMON ) I Mrs T S Thompson and Mrs Fred First Corinthians in the Bible. "Bozo Under the Sea" {, !

Nelson. The monthly meetings are open Courtesy Alpha Music SOOlI I

I to women of all denominations. r

PHONE VENICE 2486 j! Thankgiving Songs Sung

By Baptist Sunbeams Both Protect!

DELICIOUS, SATISFYING MEALS ]{ Insurance Xmas Seals "'
Youngsters belonging to the -
l Luncheon\ t 12-2 Dinner 5. o 8:30 !;I "Sunbeams" of the First Baptist I Guard Your Life and

Church met Tuesday afternoon w
SUNDAY DINNER HOURS: 12:45 2:30 5:308A0 i with their leader, Mrs William Property by ryj

>>.........I' #..I#; Bellamy D'uyiny'Bot _: :.
The children sang ThanksgivIng BLALOCK.TAMES 1948
songs and Thanksgiving was
also the theme of their hand- T. ETHEL B
Getting Gift. Shopper's Gloom? work for the afternoon. Mrs Bel- Bank Building- FIGHT TB

lamy also told them a steward- Venire !- Florida Buy Christmas Seals
Phones 3(11 'or 2721
ship story of a Spanish family

Then Here's Your and illustrated the tale with pIc-
tures on the flannelboard

Chance to Banish It! Sunday guests of Mr and Mrs y house, a lot or your farm? If

Earl Cottrell of Osprey were Mr so, you may be called upon far

and Mrs Clifford Landis of, Avon an abstract. Li

Attend the Annual; Christmas Sale Park. ARE YOU BUYING a house
lot or farm? If so, be sure you

\1 of the S't, Marks Guild! 2633 -Sarasota2529 receive an abstract or title Insurance

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, December 3 Phones kc COME. IN and we shall be

at The Ambulance glad to explain why you needan
abstract or title Insurance.

\ Venice Ave and Nassau St. Day or Night Abstract Companyof

Prompt and CourteousROBARTSSHANNON Sarasota

Lovely HandMade Gifts Bra J. ltrr...n, Pmlfent
Funeral Home F.PHONES JS ....d till IIS SIXTH STREET
> to Satisfy Every Taste I


Silk Bags Home-made Jams Cookies DO YOUR LAUNDRY in

Dress Hangers

Hanger Covers
FloWers for winter Season

Fruit Baskets Spec Bands VENICE TUB A TOR I IT I 249 w. VENICE AVE.

Many Articles for Household Use and suitable for
.Christmas Gifts Wet Wash up to 8 Ibs. 40c

to 8 Ibs. lOc
Extracting up

Drying . 0 e per lb. 5c


$t Marks Guild, St. Marks Church and MRS. LESLIE STECltLEY. Oprs. ',:. ,/

nt0 ''tfxzt4ksvswr IN't, 'e.

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6 Editorial VENICE OONOOLIKR I"tlday. Noverltper
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Published ever, fttttr:: Editorial and business office. 313 West EhID 10 fNt' WOUI"finch d\\
yT'ajalce Avenue Venice, Florida. O. Box 632 Phone Venice 3131. MOPE 7AW/OM11f5.

t jd 7 EaUred as second-class matter June 6, 1946 *t the post office
Y4nice. Florida, tinder the Act of March 3, 1879.Don't Noveabe q
To the Editor
Venice G<.n.lulkr
+..rth In evaluating ttl, \\hr.
c With )' :'st..r 1ty's: Think giving U'rkestill! resting fore of the .Inr, .. read lilt tV"
bender the bells of most Venetians, nht's> greatest: at- Cunitreerman- v '' un..1I iII

tr.Ktionill prolnbl' that old easy: chair :at home. Mrway In the tours:'I.r"rh'II ,-I talk ills Intra-Cegel to the need

The Gondolier hopes, however tint: the businessmen slatted Venice I that'"to\: that Mm oft i 11 ill o'ck.ek the: ,,w

( If Venice :and :Nozomis will im! sat';"unite to tlvtemplalion The one has good the I.\:.nar.M mn I thaI taste one h a,

;: to make this an eveninif nil ml ion. !Ihopes II l ARMEiTS Ri IdOKiN A4k0'fA 1 of that affairs this an e'tei-mely deirh es,,
in.i m ed i .j.;.,
that they will, instead, attend in force the chamber CA4 MINE THEIR.OMKIccw } AAffRICA'P.AI{ tu protect oir ',.,',,"I quicM",
AS .THey NEED RBI IS'1'l'C1IJI this ran "bv done b, nhiftnn the
of commerce general: membership meeting that i i5 / P1661" R OUT 0l 11t from the out k,," 1.1 the rooter "
Deuces r&JfiOf lJIg&E wan not npljinui NOT did
scheduled to start at S p.m. in the Civic Center. Kill*. i/64/r ae&ecsA' vat ry TO fKiVf A OWt.E plain to the ti.fuctim of the eons
Cow/Mecv MIus'/sm'D*V **>*7D-AWNPUW7B PEVICCS' 4T OftP TO listener how r.-r.ntini of lilt
The importance of tonight's session can hardly be BRAiaAEly RW M7lAcO7[ N TUB STf.SK.tH6 WHEEL EUABlE MEN WMO woild improve, i I', 'dy. ,.,..lilt

stressel too much. For not only will it be the first unJe 72.OOO rufi mve fQMStMlttef uuoatitt,sateAAV TVf LOST A EITHER eM HW eASILY CR AND IKS TOCPERflTB level actions or to eliminate the arinn.4 any uf rehi,the,,l,IIIIr,,,, ,

the chamber's new policy of holding monthly! membership K1f7fRV r Ar AXJPAO05v7.Q, From the ..dlc'r nf >rniHU ,
ml..p..nlallu.> a' the Pores I
meetings: but the members will be called on u. ap- a few Items ..I 1 Infiwrnatlm did

prove or reject t proposals that can: conlplete1change! '! : !: the It Takes! Money To GrowA majority but possibly in the thy general win u"l..hi"n.nf.....1 Agin

structure and operation of the 'miration.: with It wtm..,thit the only
org route that wll r. 'I" wriwii tmm
Discussion of "Reddy Kilowatt's" Plans thin by the V 8. Engineer b Ut
These proposals two of them made: :at the pci.i: !I directly went "f .the Seabed a.way. '
and Company Financing .
Utility Thin rin-'c .< iluve\ u L.,
membership meeting two weeks ago :and! a third at\ last tit out of our MiPk-ipil Ai-pn?i
week's :directors' session, were listed in a letter sent to I In advertisement In the Gondolier last week disclosed that thatt would reduce b doubtful lit If<.the to lUrk J'.w If N n|,
;ill paid-up members Reddv Kilowatt" the bulb-hradod little fellow who personifies through with the plans fur Hi M
Monday by Acting Secretary Sue
the Florida Power aid Light Co. had ordrrrd some SI00,000,000 mint aa a nvvl.I airimn Prr'inwi: Iurra
Ann Everett. They include proVisions that: \\ouK1 1 1-- Indicate that eontruetaawould
worth of new electric generating equipment for installation throughout be IncrtaMdAa br abet 1111
restrict! membership on the board: of directors to lint Mnft now stand. this annex i.
persons the state In the five years. bYe to be raised hr kwal taxatea b
:actively eng:;ged in business; 2-reduce the hoard of The ad impress the editor of the Gondolier so much that we difficult to b<.ll>v' that ...n...u (
aa a whop or the other ill rouser
iiirectors to five members from its present 15, :and 3-| asked the poser company for further details. The following copy make up the inland W.'o...)'!
reduce was received in reply. It is published because the editor believes would be willing In anint i the
the business membership fee to :a minimum of ..011.0 satisfy he xnlra ct n*It
everyone should better understand his stake In free enterprise ainl .i them a mal! minority clop k
yin from the S25 voted at the special membership session just at dlflficull tu believe that w iLvntreuman
the problem of utility companies.) can petiiadc lilt Cmm
two weeks ago By )I. B. MCDONALD: nt to assume the extra rat bi|
rout the Engineers n>a In addition, the members will be :asked to act on r.i Secretary Florida Power & Light Co. Prior to the mint Arising litkC

directors' committee report recommending J. Leighton"Count" Having allotted $100,000,000 for Improvements throughout the Auditorium, a petition titjertlti b I
Cornwell for state Florida Power & Light Company's recent announcement thatit approved nihtufy w. einekdIally. "
the nc.\\ -vacant post of chamber On the fan u' II. this aua W
equipment IU
has placed an order for additional plant making
secretary or publicity director. The report was introduced! been don on the theory that thtnjt
I budget exceeds the 585.000000- pick the brit route fur the find( k i
at last: week's directors' session get people to e>press .n 01.'non.
but action taken
no was mark brings up the question of terprise system, private utilitiesare tIe hIVe a rhantt to kern the' foul
because: it was felt the members should be permitted to utility company financing.As meeting these challenges. one jar route who hat but never has dune a..va.ttd ku l but tw*Will I ,

make: other recommendations and to cast the .Iecidirg: one electric utility company When we flip a light swltcn. abreast of d<-vtln|>mraU" it and"hpuelj no< I h
voles. executive described It. "In order most of us have little realizationof problem....k nor and rnor. .. If. it It fII
to keep its electric facilities question of which reht-of eay ti aifer.
Matter of OpinionThe ahead of this meaning his com- what has gone on In the past are, prepared but rather to accept a quentuii the ippron of .hoIIor! *

necessity for appointing a chamber executive munity's) grcrvth. In order to and is being. planned for the future or....y ur Ai without the p'oJtCI OR

without further delay is obvious, and the Gondolier feels make plans secure equipment that enables Americans to ire truly
That: Cornwell is highly qualified for the job. But as for and build plants and lines 'ahead enjoy the use of more laborsaving FINN very W. CASPEESB I IRnr
than other
1he other of time: a community needs a any R-il P.ute aide j
three proposals their desirability: is a matter sound utility company, one thatIs (Continued on Page Seven. I its a. Harbor a

of opinion. And pretty good cases can be made out on well managed and in a sound \- -.-_---_-_-_-_-_-_-_-.-_-_-.---.--.c..c.-- -' - .. - -. ..-.-

both sides of the scales. financial portion, with good credit -- When You Want A Plumber Bad

t* Proponents of limiting the directorships to active and ability to obtain the large

businessmen, for Instance, claim this would eliminate a sums of new money in the nation's .1 Be Sure That He Is GOOD

lot of dead wood" and provide the organization with building securities new plants markets and lines for to Dependable Plumbing

leaders who hive an urgent, dollars-and-cents motive fo" meet future needs of community Contracting Repairing
.pushing constructive chamber programs. Opponents or growth. Without It, a communi Full Line Fixtures and Material

the change, on the other hand claim retired members ty's growth Is certain to be stif!- Water Pumps Pipe and FittingsLET

have been the most valuable on the board for many cd.' I us FIGOTtT YOUR JOB ESTIMATES GIVEN

years, since they have more time to devote to chamber With&this In mind. FloridaPower JOSSART PLUMBING CO.Venice .

work than: do most active businessmen. Light Company adoptedthe Day Night rho''"
"Growing With Florida 3 6Phone Florida 2512
"' The same hoU true for the proposal to reduce the Helping Florida Grow!" I ---.I'IH ""'---- ".I'## ##H .6'I H"'HHH" .

board to five members. Its supporters claim a t 5wemberb and In 1946 entered Into a vast I II

ard is'unworkable: : ," and point to recent chamber indecision construction program which has I I

and delays as proof. The opponents come back since 11'0"1Into plan requiring a 5-year more development than:- "Dress Up"Your

though, with the contention that: a small board is. more 100000000.

likely than a large: one to become a controlled "clique1 The company's construction o LandLANDSCAPING

and that i small one will not permit full representationof program, now looking to needs .
all kinds of local businesses.The for 1952 will require millions of lie :
dollars of "new" which e
Gondolier is sure of only one thing in connection will have to be obtained by selling LAND( CLEARING BULLDOZINGMOWING

with the mitter. This is that the majority of those bonds and other securities. It -

attending the recent special! membership session includ must maintain a sound financial of Lots and AcreageC.

ing the editor, indicated they were dissatisfied with recent condition in order to do this.

chamber programs and that they wanted to see some Great Responsibility! HAROLD BATESENGLEWOOD
places great
changes made. Hence'onight's meeting will be the membtrs' the shoulders of utility man- K*

t "golden opportunity" for helping to make them. agement. In addition to the rebponsjoillty VENICE!
for providing the best
possible electric service to its customers

S FINEST QUALITY IMMEDIATE DEUVEBY Under the American free enIBOZS"- Close Saturdays. at One

: Fat Longleaf Pine Firewood .

-a. H. N. WIMMERS Realtor


9n 145 or !Phone 2MZ or tWI Venice, S 1.&. WAITDeke'i: FLOUDA row AND LIGHT
llft 04a'
"Let' Be Warm Friend*" Repair .'-, ..1.7':
<. ou rtn watiesiiteq..6s1uN.M
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pww.wJ, a Y.m AiIIM '
ow Ado as be CLASSIFIED I'
,d fa, Wien on. ADSi\ word for Chat

adjust pnynxot edterti.er\ will, word.1 e.C.M..it*. uk Mkah aNs ,

house oa Ltmcn Bay tun
I Mroomi. Ht and told water. I OUTBOARD MOTOR 8. I I-I h.p. A COMPLETE I GENERAL Lr..G: and contlBctinf TO BE NEAR WIAR'w
mtlon. Accommodate t eoopl. C. Wattrwlteh, la'.GO .ck. Fee REAL ESTATE Yard wijrk Muck, shell. und: '
.. Charles SERVICE Pt Edge. Phone .
nod, Enlll. """ '!p. Gadd Phone 1761. Salta Rmtal.Covering 2012.IP BETTY lOL'NG: PERFUME
Box 75, Laurel, Florida. Phone !**VEarl
furnished: utilities Included; well Sacrifice .t $71.00. Call I MriB practical. new all of SOUTHwLSI FLORIDA Mod- either brick or block work, rail 1 K. Hill Cottrell ?null Now
Jclrc'rlf refrigerator, stove and at 21181. Kelly tt homo u> beautiful riverfront .*tatc Venice 1874.CONCRETE. P-D-Q SEPTIC TANK CLEANING
heater' .a Nassau St. Phone Coastal kHalioui Including lmproved Modern pumpln.pm.nt.. Work _
ller DEEP ilEA Reel for 11000. Perfect and unimproved tropical bland, beach WORK and ,....klnll. Louis ant*.4. Phone Sarasota 11-220 or \m. ... t
condition. Original I'rlce $M.00. See ptopertir.. h.hill ludma. business Adorjtn. Phone Venice 266S. 8601.We're .
Mr. .
Nuckolls. oPtwituiNtni and income utupi, IncludIng
WANTED TO RENT Pint View Apia, Op. motor t
court --
posies Venice B'"k. : : Ir..campy I
operating ranches t t doer :
RAY Lilly would like a small UFED Large and smell taste of land 'A
sear Catholic Churrh. Kitchen.priv fee Trading Poet, *' W.of .1 Miami kind 4vmu Vn. complete, rental wrvlr Send for free
Write P. O. Boa IS4 Vanlc phone 2M2 flri leal TCttion tivt folders and maps of this trop.

147 First Strut Fort Mytra, Florida
"Lvnythint: In Heal I Eut." Feeling !
(The City's Fiscal YearEach DESlliABLEE Both the USUAL and UNUSUAL
and residential" sits In? oN city of?business Venice Mighty Proud! '
by.""" If
rMtltat Addr intrrrsted.... Boa't5"vMlcj! .<"''IL in.
year, usually in August, the City Council! -ROOM HOUSE, frame ron.trrctl., AND WHY NOT? 1
ake a Budget ot the Amount of with seven |,,(, |III Nkomlt. I!, OO. Alo C
up money they large corner lot In Bay Point, Telephone
need to the for Mm. G. B. Kelly at 28H1 fur Intorm.
ill : run City the twelve months! tI"", We're
our store into ner'dl'corakJ
eriod commencing November 1 1st of that
LOST quarters this week. And there we'lbe\ able to
This definitely established the fiscal year as

eing October 31st. This fiscal: year \\ts': further DOG m""1lum..I.M, short hair tcr- offer you MORE MERCHANDISE BETTER

intirmeJ by. the an lit made of the City's finances 211811.tiers move while or "Hotels wish block" Call mtotm Mr.answers H.rn tit to SERVICE than ever before.

n 1 1945 and 1946. -
LITTI.f Iliiyi' gray cap with m.nmicowKix TAYLOR HARDWARE
In spite of this, the latest audit is based on a 16. If found in-lanlni in Gulf Thf.tr AUK.
call J-92 or "m !Mary Coach t
our tan months period from November 1 1st, 1 1046, .t Taylor Hnrdwnre. And

o December 31st, 1947. It is not clearvho authorized PAINT COMPANY- c

this change, but possibly it Alias done because NegroContinued r

tax bills go out Noverrjber t 1st, and\ this throws a I ( from Page One) VENICE AVE. 3 DOORS WEST .

eavy burden on the City Clerk's Otlice. I old man seated forlornly In Wit! PHONE 2892 OF OUR OLD STORK !1r
The result c.f the change: homer, is tint: II shack near the new trunk, suit
and other odds-and-ends he had !.
I The actual receipts and expenditures cannot: be
I bought for his trip north. Welcome Back Winter Residents :
properly checked against the budget. The Budget I When he heard the news, all the

on- a twelve basis, :nd the audit on a fourteen old man could say was "thank FORRegular ;
months basis.: I you, boss. That sho' Is a mighty i
nice Thanksgiving present for thin
2 The receipts( and 'expenditures; : cannot be properly oe darky. I shot do thank all too Home lt
checked against j 'ose foIf previous years.: good people down In Venice." He i't lr i'r

|3 Figures\( available .1m i'ig l wo win be -unsalis- also admitted when questioned. t

ictory, as they will not cover t the sane periodas ( that his Thanksgiving dinner
would consist of a can of sardines, :
is covered the Delivery
by budget.
a few slices of bacon and some "

4 Information obtained fecal the tral; glance kept bread. I. .

by the City Clerk' OH See dtirin" 1 1949 will be \ Of OurLAND 4j .1

of little value to guide Council in what moneysare J FOR QUICK. RELIABLE "
still available. 0' SUN ; :;"

3 The auditors' report was received in August, VenicePlumbing J ill,,.

1948, and made avalibe! to the taxpayers in Shop k
Milk & Products
November, 1948. It gives information up to December Box 14. Venice Phone 2153 Dairy !

31st, 1947 only This is an unreasonable: \

delay. To date no intornuticn is available for EvInrudo 6ringnW VENICE 2371 -: PHONE :- SARASOTA Z15S
1948. fun
*. 's .c.- to fishing/ EDMONDSON FARMS kI

If I am elected to council-one year term--atI

I the election to be held December 7th, 104 8, I will

(strive to have the (following rules made for our ac-
(counting: I For Your FLORIDA Vacation |

II f The fiscal year for Budgets and Audits to be October

31st. It is the only logical date \becausethe

new tax bills go out November 1 1st

2 The proposed budget must be published in the

newspaper before it is adopted :and :a public hear-

ing must be held where all taxpayers !may be

heard, before the Budget is finally adopted

3 The City Clerk's Office must be given such helpas t 1 ..
they'recruire to ret out the tax bills promptly

(Ji November 1st, :and in addition to publish a

report, subject to final audit, of the actual re- It'* "lo e at first sight"

receipts and expenditures of the fiscal year; said I wherever fishermen cast an eye on _

report to be published: in the newpaper at least this exciting new Evinrude "Sport- 7
win". Come and see why I Get set
one week before the December City Election.
for an hour of happy surprise Stay At The
4 The last audit must be revised so as to show the
you'll thrill tq feature, after feature APARTMENTSOnly
figures for the- twelve months period ending guaranteed to start you dreaming of

October 31st, 1948. wonderful fishing days ahead This 3 blocks from Beach, .

*" revolutionary new outboard is now 4 blocks from shopping district. .

If the City is, to be on a sound financial basis, on display-if* the "best show io For Rent By Season or Month '
both Council and Taxpayers must have better information Iow ':-.call tad tee it I
Special Rate by Year -
and more to date information
they up 3.3 Horsepower Each unit has 3 rooms and bath.
are getting at presentGraham

Only $153.25AT Completely furnished.

FrenchCandidate For Reservations Write

for Council one year term VALENCIA APARTMENTSVENICE

At the election to be held December 7th, 1948 The Rexall Store FLORIDA

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Tom: GONDOLIER Prlday. November '
Fate Elrht. .
Ve-No Cagers: will probably be Rp|
Hunter Disappointed Earl's Pulls Keg Surprise I Junior, at center; Ernie A4
SeasonPrimed I main, a senior
Although dozen of local hunt Begin from CI
ftt took to the fields with the I at guard, and Harry Law
gue-lead last week, were once by more than a month other senior at 14
the 1948-49 season onJVcdne'dav forward
tart of more humbled. The winner were of practice game and drill the Twenty-two
result were disappointing I the Venice Electrics, who went Into Venico-NokomU High School'lJ quad An boys are now',
to most : first place last week and lightened 9 basketball squad will open that, Insteadof thu 7Ir
Police Officer H. P. ISm;>!.:)"* their grip this one Us season next Friday against ual substitutes training M
Pievatt one of the n'mrods. reported : : In other gs: i .*. JO..o8lt' Plumb Alva plete freshman,, Gadd has '
: that lie n11 few ducks. I ing took three tralght! from Venire Playing their maiden contest at string thatwlllgoi sophomore
In ,
quail and quirel: But they. were I Furniture a nd the Adorjan at the Lee County school, located pity as a unit. Its for U.
so scarce, he aid. he was-unable 1 Trucker to,,k the last. two fio.u about 18 miles east of Ft. Myers Earl Lanlus. Bill member McKin iIr'.'
to get! close enough to bring any I Venice Food the local boys are expected to un- Collins, Jack Pearson ney, '
slots n. High single for the evening was cork a fast.breaking "firebrand" Goff. and
:>M bHalerson of Earl's while
type of cage ball
I ROOFINGRoof : the high series was 545: by Adrian Coach Charley Gadd said last "
Woik of All Kinds 1 rf Venice Food. : night that his varsity lineup wouldLe TAn POK
[ ALVIN P. JONES > Mini. Ml" League : bigger aid faster than last
Phones Pus 38TJ Home 29S1 I In the \!tn'. "B"' League anN year's Everglades Conference CENTERTide
I inelay. Venice Radio pushed to, champs, but that they wouldn'tbe
a tic at the top b>' taking the first as smart as their predecessorsuntil Tables
and last games from Green Fuel i j theyd played a good many
Attention firmer Icadir Edmondson Farm more games. VENICE INLET
continued their recent rt'juvena.1 Only two of last years varsity (Punta Rasa CorrwtloilLive
tion b taking the first two from. HankIns and Forward High
> Guard Billy .b.
\N in
e are .1 l position to "
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J & J Aircraft, thereby standing Glen Stephens both seniors will di-4i em.047pm. ,''..
YOU need because our cyan in the first piece deadlock I I be In the lineup. ,Other starters Sat.. Nuv. 27 1I'o.s m. 1111&
sportsmen. It is not our High game was 206 by Peterson I I11V6: ,... 1'a 1IIp\u
drug, hardware, paint, : of Venice Radio and high series! High game and: series scores Sun., Nov 24 12 111:31:21: p em... ism/0M
line. was 439 by T, Edmondson of the I were not turned In at the Gondolier Mon.. Nov 2" I:II ,... 1:11,.
farmer bojsBecause office and were not availablelast 6000
.Tu.. Nov KI 11'11'11 15..
We Want You Thanksgiving social night. K,6 pa 1'''_
events conflicted, only two tearsrolled No report was made on whether Wod.. Der. "1 I .13 ,... 1a: ..

1 We will not he Wednesday night in theomens the Venice "All Stars" rolled in the .. Dee I 12:0'8:114 'II.I... IalaThar. I.:..a
competitive price in \\ League. These were theVenice Sarasota County League thin Fri.. 1Joto. I 12:11.... ':11..
Electric Pettlsoats who week But the Venice "Hotshots' -0-
2-If we do not have in took two games from the "K" a new ccmbmation' lost two games Bait -
ve will get it for you. Club and thereby tied their opponents Sunday to a pickup squad from
3-24 hour or less at the top of the leagueD Sarasota. High series was the 540 : Tr REEL REPAIRS. >'sevens' and Smlttys lassies will! rolled by Duffy Lfger of the locals s- All Types of Boat
roll off their matches Sunday who also coppcb bleb gam Available At Our Dab
-I-Store hairs night. with a 201
be 8:00: am. to 9.00
days and Holidays. I


R &( R Buy Now and Save S ALE\ Use Our Lay Away Pk

, Across from Beginning Friday, November 26

For Children SPECIALS

Wire Now For Saturday. Iv

Bath Robes 3.50 1.98
1 at 10 P.C. Discount on ALL SHOES I
Bed Slippers' 2.59 .98 0 _
(Broken Sires)
1 J Keg Spend
Sun Suits 2.98 1.98 Price lilt

Cot'n Panties 4 for .98 Boys-Girls Cowboy Hats 2.85 .1%

Magik Mist DDT Bombs 2.981.

/ For Ladies Pocket Combs, Stock up lOc, 3-IOc

Leather Palm Gloves 5&:


ARE WORTH 100. Virgin Wool Women's' StraplessDRESSES

MORE TO US- Sweaters 4952.95

Trade Today forTirestont Blouses 2251.25 :3.98

Cotton 0 __
Nite Gowns 2691.95
Be Luxe Champion Close Out en Close Out on

our TIRESGet liberal trade-In allowance rr Bras . 2.25 .75 POTS and PANS15c
for your old tires ;
A Good Selection of
those thin, worn tires and up
famous Firestone De Blouses 1.95 to 2.49
Champions. Get extra satlt -
and extra mileage at

For Men Save Yourself
Complete Line of TIRES
Last Minute .
] 8-oz. Sanforized Dungarees . 1.93
640'115 550x15 Rushing
57 '<15 fi' f''15 YOU CAN'T BEAT THIS PRICE ANYnilERt '
710x15760x15 6 0x15 Kakhi. ChristmasWellBuilt
700x15750x15 1 Pants Our Special I . 3.19
i e 820x1 ; Work Shoes ,
V, 6703116760X1C 600x18
1 820x16 700x16
650x16 Denim Work Jackets . . 1.98 Lay-Aw 7 PlanT
j 550x17
650x18 Kakhi Caps . . 85c y*. Lights and i
1 500x19
;t:" 450x21 Felt Hats . . . 2.50 to 2.98 Glftt of AH Kinds

> Oar Prices Meet All. Co

W, Venice Venice
Dyseven's Avenue Department Store 219

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