50 years ago:
Paul J. Sher Jeweler, Paul J. Sher, owner, was located at 608 Duval St.
Lt. Harry Lee Baker, a veteran policeman with more than 21 years of service, was approved for disability retirement. He received $207 per month pension.
The number of absentee ballots requested for the run-off election had dropped to fewer than 300. The state attorney had called for a grand jury to investigate the primary election.
The highest award by Peninsular Life Insurance Company was given to the Key West District Office for the first time in the district's 63-year history.
Mary Ann Matchett, soprano soloist, and Warren Canfield, organist, presented a recital at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.