50 years ago
A 53-year-old man was returned to Key West from San Quentin Prison in California to face charges of writing bad checks worth $1,150.
"Escape From Hells Island" a revised edition of the Key West made movie "The Man In The Water" had its premiere at the San Carlos Theatre.
The operator of the Valencia Restaurant at 800 Duval Street was jailed for keeping a gambling house.
The new officers of the Marathon Rotary Club were: Paul L. Mansell Jr., president; Howard Knight, vice president; Hamner Hannah, secretary and Pat Herrington, treasurer.