Wednesday, May 14, 2014

50 years ago:

Wide-open B-drinking and a strip show described as "depraved" resulted in the arrest of seven people when lawmen raided the Habana Madrid Club at 431 Front Street.

Key West City Commission decided to sue Rader and Associates over mistakes made in the plans and preliminary work on City Hall on Angela Street.

The federal and state supported battle to rid the area of the Aedes Aegypit (yellow fever) mosquitoes was to start on June 1.

The two ambulance operator's complained to the Key West Commission that 90 percent of the calls were not necessary and practically nobody pays.

Chester H. Tiff and William P. Burchell retired from the Naval Station with more than 22 years of federal service.