Monday, January 20, 2014

on this day in 1964:

• The Watch Shop, Chester L. Burke owner, was located at 901 ¬½ Duval St.

• The Florida Cabinet approved a $250,000 loan to the Keys Aqueduct Commission for an expansion of the water-softening plant to help ease the water shortage problem.

• The Junkanoo Band street dance in the 100 block of Duval Street, sponsored by Marion and Paul Stevens, was a success. The members of the Junkanoos were James, Joe and Charles Allen, Alvin Scott and Kenneth Rahming.

• Kaiser Aluminum House Siding had come to Key West and was looking for six homes for display purposes.

• Dr. Harold Campbell, principal of Key West High School, was the speaker at the Marathon Kiwanis Club luncheon held at Colony House Restaurant.

• The Cadillac owned by Mrs. Betty Fernandez, who was acquitted of the murder of her husband, was destroyed by fire.