50 YEARS AGO:
Key West police officials mobilized all personnel for the expected demonstrations by the Cuban Peace Marchers.
Charley Toppino and Sons was awarded a $2.6 million contract for extensions and repair to the main runway at the Naval Air Station.
The City Electric System recognized H.D. Carey for 30 years of service. He had worked with Stone and Webster before Key West purchased the electric system.
Capt. Duncan P. Dixon, Commanding Officer of the Naval Station, retired from the Navy after 34 years of service. He planned to attend the University of Florida for a master degree to prepare for a teaching career.