50 YEARS AGO:
The Supervisor of Registration, William "Billy" Freeman, reported that 18,495 voted in the Sept. 8 primary to replace Berine C. Papy, who died.
Friends of the late Berine C. Papy were painting benches in the city that bore the inscription "Compliments of Berine C. Papy."
The Florida Keys Electric Co-op trustees discouraged members and the press from attending their meetings.
Robert Ruff of the Federal Housing Agency was in Key West to discuss the location and plans for a large apartment complex for seniors.