Friday, January 3, 2014

50 Years ago

Allen's Funeral Home, A.A. Roberts manager, was located at 325 Julia St.

The Hemingway House at 907 Whitehead St. was first opened for visitors. The official opening ceremonies were held Feb. 8.

Key West Police and the Navy Shore Patrol were investigating an arsenal of loaded weapons found in a Navy man's rented locker at Leed's Locker Club at 601 Duval St.

Kim Bethel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rod Bethel, celebrated her first birthday.

James Brussiw was installed as president of the Assembly of the Grace Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Hope M. Rogowski died after a short illness and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Felipe Marrero, 77, died at his residence, 627 Elizabeth St.

Wally Reasch of Miami, fishing from an 18-foot skiff, landed a 77-pound amberjack.

University of Miami quarterback and Key West native George Mira was elected Florida's amateur athlete of the year for the second straight time.