50 YEARS AGO:
• The charter boat "Hunter," with Capt. George Grathwoht, exploded and sank off Marathon. The captain was slightly injured.
• An employee of the Key West Aquarium caught a 200-pound jewfish off Mallory Dock.
• Terry Lee Garcia, after saying he would stay in jail until he was proven innocent, let his friend bail him out after three days.
• Myrtland Cates, secretary of the Key West Lodge 1760, Loyal Order of Moose, resigned after 10 years of service.