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Sun Coast Gondolier (Newspaper) - October 6, 1977, Venice, FloridaSun coast gondolier vol. 33, no. 73 �?44 pages second class postage paid at Venice Florida 33595 Telephone 813 484-2611_thursday, october 6,1977_published twice weekly a Price 10ctwo More enter race for open City Council seats two More prospective City Council candidates indicated tuesday that they will run in the upcoming december City election at which time four Council seats will be at stake. Incumbent mayor Harry Case told the Sun coast gondolier he plans to pick up his filing papers this week and former City employee James t. Of Guin obtained a petition tuesday morning. The latest entries bring to six the number of citizens considering running for a Council seat. The Only person to have filed officially by Early wednesday was George Wayne a member of the City Parks and recreation Board. Others who have indicated they will run Are Bill Gibson vice president of the South county condominium association and Frank Proctor chairman of the Venice planning commission. The Only woman to have picked up the necessary filing papers was mrs. E. Frances Edwards a Venice Retiree. Former police chief Robert ferry who said last month he would consider vying for a position on the Council announced last week he will not run because he has found better Job prospects in the Lansing mich., area. Of Guin 25, is the youngest person to indicate interest in a Council seat since Brian Camen Ker ran for mayor in 1975. Of Guin is president of the local chapter of the Jaycees and worked for the City several years ago in the water department. Case seeking his second term in office is one of the first mayors who made the position a full time Job spending most of each Day at City Hall. But he has also come under fire from some because of his stand on budget and labor matters. The City elections will take place dec. 6. All those wishing to run must file before oct. 22. Everybody loves a Parade by Sheri Bridges excitement As the Parade begins Huncoat gondolier staff writer its a Roch Sun fiesta Parade is one of the Drums strike up a Roll the "i08,1 pm Pular. even of of brightly decorated horses begin the october Celebration thou to prance and the crowd Breeks hands of stators me the route into smiles at the gaiety and t0 watch the ?1t? a promenade weave and Roll in time to the bands musical Tempo. This years procession be even More gala than in the siae tue fit past. Dave Morgan Sun fiesta amp Parade director told the Sun Bridge scene .29 coast gondolier he a received churches 22-23 More out of town entries than in i classifieds to 36-37 Prev Iowa of a course last c. _. Year s show included several cars a entertainment5-6 of election year candidates but i fishing 44 even without the congressional Flea Market ads. 35-36 hopefuls the March will be Ilij horoscope.30 action packed. I j inquiring photographer. 29 a. A a skip Bafalis . Letters a congressman from District 10, s a. A a a will be the one National politician 1 obituaries. 27-32 to a Partid Pate in a the event. He Rea estate 38 thru 43 will reign As grand marshal Over social news7-8-9 the festivities leading the if sports10-11 celebrants through the crowd to a i tides 16 dispersal Point. A crossword 30 highlighting the Musi Cal portion of the Parade will be v,.,,...... A the harmonious concerts of the Royal lancers drum and Bugle corps from Cape Coral. This group is famous throughout the nation for its High spirited entertainment. The Irish bagpipers will also lend their colourful strains to the music filled morning. Their Bright plaid Kilts and tam of shatters add another extra pleasurable note to their tuneful program. Spectators will be Able to recognize friends and neighbors As the bands from Venice High Venice Junior High and Charlotte High school March in synchronized cadence Down the streets. The talented youths playing their gleaming brass instruments and beating their Drums always evoke a round of appreciative applause from the crowd. No Parade would be Complete without its share of Lovely lassies. The crowned Winner of the miss Venice pageant will be dressed in her Beauty Queen splendor to wave at the admiring audience As the contest runners up smile and blow kisses too. The Long legged Baton twirlers Are another favorite act. No one in the crowd can help but catch his breath As the shiny Silver wands Are thrown High in the air Only to be caught again in Graceful motion. Children seem especially to enjoy the proud prancing and head tossing of the brushed and combed horses. And the precision continued on Page 3 r i weather a High Tow a Ril sept. 29 88 75 .00 sept. 30 88 69 .00 oct. 1 89 70 .00 oct. 2 89 75 .00 oct. 3 88 74 .00 oct. 4 87 65 r. Oct. 5 84 62 .00 i rain for the week. .00 i rain for the month 7.38 1 rain for year. 41.67 i temperatures and Ramlall Ore i recorded at 8 a m Dally on the i dates shown Tor the preceding i 1 24-hour period fall is in the air by Sheri Bridges Sun coast gondolier staff writer Cool Crisp weather blew into the area Early this week on the Tail of a Breeze that sent some residents to their closets looking for warmer clothes. Temperatures did no to exactly plummet but Mercury Levels in the Low 80s were a Welcome Relief from the hot and humid 90s that characterized sultry september. The beaches were sparsely populated As Only the More Stout hearted braved the water in the face of a brisk Breeze. Thoughts turned to Kite flying curtains flapped in the wind when air conditioners were shut off and windows were opened. Bedspreads that had been tossed aside during the steamy weather of the last three months were pulled up around chins again to Ward off the chill that 60-degree evening temperatures can bring. Some thin blooded residents continued on Page 3 Pesky Marine organism makes appearance the first Cool winds of fall brought the area its first outbreak of red tide in almost a year but a spokesman with the department of natural resources Der in St. Petersburg said wednesday that fish kills associated with it appear to be minor. Karen Leidinger a Marine biologist with the Der said a boat and Aerial Survey on tuesday of the Waters from St. Petersburg to Boca Grande revealed Patchy outbreaks of the deadly Dinoflagellate along the coast but hardly any offshore. She termed it a a very minor red tide because it is so isolated and seems to be killing Only Small fish and trash fish. Dead fish began washing ashore in Venice sunday afternoon and Many residents who visited the Beach monday found the sea Spray whipped by the brisk northerly winds made breathing difficult. Such conditions Are characteristic of red tide. Leidinger said that tests were conducted from helicopters up to 15 Miles offshore and even though some fish kills were spotted it did not appear to be As severe As the red tide the area experienced last fall. Even though the outbreak appears minor Leidinger said a shellfishing ban is still in effect in Sarasota Charlotte and Lee counties until further notice. Shellfish include oysters clams and Coquina she said. The Der will continue to Monitor the tide for any signs of intensification and Leidinger explained that More Aerial surveys will be made Early next week. Red tide is caused by a microscopic organism which is always present in the oceans called Gymn Odinius Breve. The Small animal does not normally cause any problems except when its population increases in what scientists Call blooms. When such blooms take place and the animals Start to die they release a deadly Neur toxin which paralyses the respiratory system of the fish. It is this same Neur toxin which causes coughing and sneezing among humans who walk near the beaches where the red tide is offshore. To dead fish Are cleaned up a the Sarasota county Road gang had the unsavoury Job of cleaning up the dead fish which were victims of the most recent outbreak of red tide. Five tons of fish were buried on Manasota , Pepper differ on water line repairs Venice City officials were informed by a lawyer for reverse osmosis water line contractor Harry Pepper that he will not make the repairs to the main that the City wants but has agreed to continue minor repairs. In a letter to City Council members and assistant City attorney Bill Korp a a Pepper a lawyer Philip Weinstein also threatened to get a court injunction if the City attempted to make the repairs itself or tried to have them done by an outside firm. Quot should the City attempt to remove or destroy any portion of the work prior to the trial of the Case we will have no alternative but to seek injunctive Relief a Weinstein said. The City now has a lawsuit pending against Pepper because of what it feels was faulty workmanship on the mile Long pipeline. City Engineer ted Yeatts estimated it would Cost More than $40,000 to fix the main to the satisfaction of the City including replacing damaged sections of pipe and re bedding it in some locations. Weinstein argued in his letter that the water main is now working Fine and a it would be a continued on Page 3 Bob Hope to do Benefit for Venice Hospital Bob Hope that master entertainer whose lightning wit and Tongue in Cheek humor have brought roars of laughter to millions of people throughout the world will conduct a Benefit performance for Venice Hospital next year on St. Patrick a Day. Hailed by critics and fans As the King of comedy Hope will treat area residents to a display of his Talent for toe tapping across stage roasting unsuspecting colleagues and delivering searing one liners when he appears March 17 at Van Wezel performing arts Hall in Sarasota. Jerry Kinder director of development for Venice Hospital engineered the move to bring the internationally famous Star to the local Arena. Kinder explained that the performance was scheduled outside the City because Van Wezelis seating capacity is More than twice that of the Venice Community Center. The comedian with the ski jump nose and Ever present sneer will appear in the special two hour performance with a yet unnamed female vocalist and the Harry Wuest orchestra. In his career As a saxophonist Wuest has played under the direction of such big band names As Benny Goodman Sammy Kaye and Billy May. Hopes hilarious Brand of High Speed humor in which he snaps from one smart remark to another without cracking a smile or batting an eyelash is known the world Over. His a Road a movies with Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour have been viewed time and time again by millions of theatregoers and to watchers. But the Debonair entertainer with the jutting Chin is probably most famous for the yearly pilgrimages he made to entertain servicemen overseas. Hope turned lonely christmases into unforgettable experiences for the millions of soldiers he visited during 23 years of transoceanic trips. Since his last overseas tour in 1973, the ambassador of Good will has kept Busy with special television appearances Charity and Benefit performances and even some political stumping for favorite candidates. Bob Hope

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