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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Key West officials promised to crack down on door-to-door salesmen who flooded the city in the winter months, selling merchandise without an occupational license.

Vice Admiral Svend Erik Pontopiddan, commander in chief of Royal Danish Navy, was here for a two-day visit with the U.S. military in Key West.

First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Key West, with William Arnold as president, was located at 510 Southard St.

The U.S. Coast Guard was bringing more boats to the area to enable its personnel to keep watch on the waters around the Florida Keys.

Nathiel S. Russell, 91, died at his residence at 1305 Newton St. He was born in Key West on May 21, 1872 and spent his entire life on the island.

The Key West City Commission approved Armando Perez Jr. as chief of police and Joseph A. "Bum" Farto as fire chief.