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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

50 YEARS AGO

• In the struggle to stop the $12 million bond proposed by City Electric System, a local group called for an audit by the governor of Florida.

• Police attention was called to the dangerous practice of children running behind the mosquito fogging truck through the hazardous fumes.

• Three Monroe County commissioners were in Washington, D.C., lobbying for the proposed highway from Big Pine Key across Florida Bay to Florida's West Coast.

• The Teenage Charm School Course, sponsored by the Junior Woman's Club and The Key West Citizen, was held on Saturday morning at Key West High School.

• Capt. John P. Kane relieved Capt. Thomas M. Lemon as Commander Destroyer Division 601 in ceremonies at the Naval Station Annex.