Wednesday, June 11, 2014

50 years ago

Mrs. Ella G. Johnson was the winner of the Pepsi Cola five-minute shopping spree at Kwik-Check supermarket. During the spree she gathered up $129.23 worth of groceries.

Key West Police arrested four women and three men from New York City who were operating a prostitution ring from a downtown hotel.

The final deed for the 20 acres for the Searstown Shopping Center was filed. The deed was from the Central Bank and Trust of Miami to Cassius L. Peacock Jr.

J.Willard Saunders was elected to head the utility board of the City Electric System and Ben N. Adams, the former head, was named secretary.

Harold R. Pryor was installed as post commander of the Arthur Sawyer Post No. 28, American Legion.