Cassius L. Peacock Jr., the developer of the Searstown shopping center, announced that Charley Toppino and Sons of Stock Island was the contractor for the job.
Key West City Manager Victor Lang warned campers on South Roosevelt Boulevard to leave or be arrested. One of the campers had chopped down two coconut palms in order to get the coconuts.
Dr. and Mrs. John Sharpley sold the Bahama House at 408 William St. to Mr. and Mrs. Ames Williams. It is one of the two houses brought to Key West from Green Turtle Cay in the Bahamas.
Irked by Cuban charges that the Guantanamo Naval Base had stolen water from Cuba, Rear Admiral John D. Bulkeley ordered, "cut the damn thing in half."
Key Wester Eddie Agin was given the title of "Prospect of the Month" by boxing's Ring Magazine.