Monday, May 19, 2014

50 years ago

• A $10 million bond issue was approved by the utility board of the City Electric System to a five-year plan for expansion and improvement of the system.

• The City Electric Systems pension fund was found to be "actuarially sound" by the firm, which completed a year's study.

• Key West Woman's Club officers for 1964-66 were installed at lunch at the Holiday Inn. The new officers were: Mildred Felton, president; Eva Newhouse, first vice president; Elena Albury, second vice president; Ethea Stricker, secretary; Ingertha Pinder, corresponding secretary and Sophie Pearlman, treasurer.

• Harold R. Pryor was elected as post commander of Arthur Sawyer Post No. 28 American Legion.