Tuesday, April 15, 2014

• Gussie Berman owned Pop's, selling "Everything To Wear for the Navy," at 600 Whitehead St.

• "Escape From Hell Island," the revised Key West-produced movie had its world premiere in Miami at a Wometco theater. The film was originally titled "Man in the Water."

• Twenty-one freeholders met in an attempt to have the County Commission place the question of the incorporation of Stock Island on the ballot for the May 26 Democratic primary.

• The complex plan for Islandia, the highway from upper Key Largo across Biscayne Bay to Miami, included an oil refinery called Seadade in lower Biscayne Bay near Homestead.

• Brizelda Boza, eighth grade pupil at Mary Immaculate, won the first statewide spelling bee for Catholic elementary schools.