Thursday, January 16, 2014

50 years ago:

Bel Electronics Company, Bradley Eggebraaten owner, was located at 1207 Truman Ave.

Mrs. Betty Fernandez took the stand and testified for 2 hours and 47 minutes to give her account of the events that led to her plunging a knife in the heart of her husband.

Plans for a 1,000-passenger cruise ship between Key West, Miami and Andros Town, in the Bahamas, was announced.

Pritchard Funeral Home donated an ambulance to the Big Pine Fire Department.

Jefferson Hunt Knight Sr., 75, descendant of one of the city's oldest families, died at his home.

Robert C. Sands, 79, died at Monroe General Hospital.

Otis E. Baker was installed as the sixth worshipful master of the Marathon Lodge No. 323 F&AM.

The Community Advisory Council of the Botanical Garden invited the public to attend the fourth annual Garden Party.