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Venice News (Newspaper) - November 12, 1926, Venice, Florida o THE PREMIER RESORT CITY OF THE WEST COAST ^hc^mtccWews FLORIDA’S BEST IN HOMES, INDUSTRY, AGRICULTURE VOL. 1, NO. 3 VENICE, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1926 24 PAGES O © UNION MEETING A T VENICE ATTRACTS ' WIDE INTEREST Delegates From Southeastern Division Renew Faith In Their Development After Viewing It Themselves From every state in the southeastern division they came, these delegates to the B. L. E. union meeting which met here November 7, 8, 9, in conjunction with a convention of their auxiliary order, the G. I. A. Governor John W. Martin, Florida’s chief executive, acted as official welcomer, declaring that never had it been his privilege to address a finer assembly of delegates. Informality Marks Meet Though no formalities centered about the meeting and no business was transacted by the delegates, a blanket endorsement of the “full speed ahead” program layed down by the B. L. E. executive committee was the unanimous concensus of those in attendance. Officials of the Brotherhood who were in attendance declared that the convention had more than ever substantiated the faith which the B. L. E. members had had in their own city of Venice. A Revelation “It was a revelation to them,” President W. B. Prenter stated at the conclusion of the session. “The delegates came    here    and    saw    Venice, their own    city,    and    they are going to be firmer Florida boosters than ever.    We    did    not    have to offer them    anything    for    sale; Florida will sell itself.” Ideal Weather Ideal weather such as is the year round blessing of the Venice section, graced the three day ses- (Continued on Page 4)G. L A. DELEGATES ARE ENTERTAINED AT TERRACE HOTEL Mrs. A. E. Cummers was hostess at one of the most delightful events of the season when she entertained the Grand International Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, at luncheon and beach party. The G. I. A. is made up of women relatives of the members of the B. of L. E. and there are a great number of them here now, for the convention at Venice. The roof garden of the Sarasota Terrace hotel was the scene of the luncheon, and Mrs. Cummers and her guests were seated at one long table, which was decorated with a profusion of fall flowers. Each guest was presented with a dainty (Continued on Page 4)VENICE IS NOW ADVERTISED TO ENTIRE NATIONLeading Newspapers And Magazines Tell Of This City Announcement of a comprehensive advertising campaign throughout the north was made yesterday by Bronson Batchelor, vice-president of the Venice Company. The campaign is being handled by Cecil, Barreto and Cecil of New York. The first advertisement appeared last Sunday in metropolitan newspapers in about 30 cities. These advertisements announced the appointment of sales representatives in these towns. In addition to their regular newspaper advertising, the Venice Company will use space in such magazines as Colliers, Literary Digest, American Golfer, Life, New Yorker, Christian Herald, Mac-Lean’s Magazine (Canada), Popular Science Monthly, American Legion Monthly, American Magazine, Farm Journal, and a long list of newspapers including rotogravure sections of leading metropolitan newspapers, such as the New York Times, Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Philadelphia Public Ledger, Baltimore Sun, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chicago Tribune and others. Since November 1, all Florida advertising has been handled by the advertising department of the Venice Company, which has been augmented to take care of the large volume of creative productions and detail work. A very complete program has been mapped out for the winter months, including space in Florida publications, printed matter, for use in direct mail promotion, outdoor advertising and motion picture and photographic publicity. $500 SOCKS? WHEW! A feature exhibit recently shown at the Copley-Plaza by the Associated Industries of Massachusetts was a $500 pair of silk stockings.3 Venice Hotels Represent Outlay Of $1,300,000 Hotels Venice, which include the Venice, the Park View and San Marco Hotels, and represent a cash investment of $1,-300,000, will all be in operation within another thirty days. This announcement was made recently by Charles P. Kane, Mgr. This Week JNo Let - Up In Venice Activities During Three Day Convention The letting of 32 permits for new buildings in Venice by the city engineer, the announcement that plans for the new Seaboard freight and passenger station have been submitted for approval; the rapid projection of Venice avenue east; the fast work of carpenters and masonry workers in placing the finishing touches on edifices nearing completion; out on the farms the daily toiling of the laborers who are making acre after acre ready for the seedman and besides all this a three day convention attended by B. L. E. members and nationally known figures the country over—that’s “This Week In Venice.” Lyman Opens StoreDawson Furniture In City Lyman Dawson, former sales manager of the Archibald Furniture Company, Sarasota, has opened a furniture store in the Boisse-vain building, having bought out the interests of T. A. Watson. Mr. Dawsoft was literally brought up in the furniture business and understands every angle of the trade. Besides its local stock of fixtures, the Dawson Furniture Company can furnish clients with furniture in quantity lots at both wholesale and retail prices.Congratulations To the entertainment committee, the women volunteer workers, the hotel management and the Venice Company salesmen, all of whom co-operated in making the visitors at the convention feel perfectly at home. FAMOUS BAND TO PL A Y IN SPRINGWORLD COURT IS TOPIC COOUDGE’S HOLIDAY ADDRESSCITY FOR FESTIVAL Bohumir Kryl Signs Contract To Bring Famous Symphonic Band Here For Festival To Be Held March 13-20.Nation’s Chief Says U. S. Senate Holds The Reign KANSAS CITY, Nov. 12.—(LN. S.)_The United States has crossed its last “t” and dotted its last “i” insofar as the World Court is concerned. Europe must accept the reservations of the U. S. Senate exactly as written, or abandon all hope of American adherence to the World Court. President Coolidge so declared in his Armistice Day message to the world which he had come 1,400 miles to deliver from the base of Kansas City’s $2,000,000 memorial to America’s World War Dead. America First “America First” was his text. He warmly defended this nation against the profiteering charges which debtor Europe has bandied about. He took cognizance of the possibility of future conflict and re-iterated his endorsement of universal conscription of manpower and money alike in event of national emergency. He elaborated upon the nature and strength of America’s military establishment. Directly challenging Europe on the World Court controversy, the president said:    : “While the nations involved can not yet be said to have made a final determination, and from most of them no answer has been received, many of them have indicated that they are unwilling to concur in the conditions adopted by the resolution of the Senate. “While no final decision can be made by our government until final answers are received, the situation has been sufficiently developed so that I feel warranted in saying that I do not intend to ask (Continued on Page 9) I SEE IN Venice the dawn of a new era of prosperity which will redound to the credit of the city, the state and the nation. —GOVERNOR JOHN W. MARTIN. SIXTY DAYS since I was last in Venice. I feel like Rip Van Winkle must have felt when he came back after twenty years or like Alladin after rubbing the magic lamp, so rapid has been Venice’s development. —CONGRESSMAN HERBERT J. DRANE. 1 7ENIGE IS unique in that it is the only city in Florida backed and developed by V an organization which has 90,000 unpaid Florida boosters throughout the United States.    —HERMAN    A.    DANN. There is something about band music which exhilarates the most jaded spirit and forces the most prejudiced to acknowledged appreciation. Residents of Venice have neither been accused of having jaded spirits nor of being prejudiced, but knowing rather the universal appeal which band music presents, the Venice Company announced yesterday that a contract had been signed with Bohumir Kryl to bring his world famous symphonic band here for the Venice Spring Festival, March 13-20. ’ The festival, which is sponsored by the Venice Company, is expected to attract nation wide attention. Not only does Kryl head one of the finest bands in the world and easily ranked with the best directors now living ,but he has been acclaimed without a peer as a cornet soloist. With his symphonic band as a background for the spring carnival, numerous other entertainment functions will be planned by the Venice officials who expect to make the festive week an outstanding event in the South, perhaps to be continued from year to year. No Stranger Kryl will be no stranger in Venice. Unheralded and unsung he visited this city a short while ago in company with E. W. Shank, district manager of the Daytona Beach office of the Venice Company and Miss Jessie Gearhart, also of the Daytona Beach office. Kryl now counts himself as one of Venice’s foremost boosters. A cursory view of the Venice properties was enough to thoroughly con- (Continued on Page 4)VENICE OFFICIAL ASKED TO ADDRESS AGRICULTURE MEET Bronson Batchelor, vice-president and secretary of the Venice Company and president of the Florida Certified Farms Association, has been asked to address the annual agricultural conference of the State Chamber of Commerce in Miami, December 6, it was announced here yesterday. The purpose of the meeting will be to suggest a schedule of action along agricultural lines which will be presented to the State Chamber of Commerce which convenes December 7. It is probable that Mr. Batche-. ■lor will accept the invitation. .. Rln fTTcf rlT-Iff gr>nt.Tiw,aríT ” inhin r

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