50 years ago:
Hilda's Luncheonette, Hilda S. Pazo owner, was located at 900 Catherine St.
A Miami developer paid $200,000 for a 200 acre tract on Middle Torch Key for a project which he christened Pieces of Eight Key.
Construction on the new clubhouse at the Key West Country Club on the golf course was expected to start by November.
Capt. Gainey Maxwell of the Key West Charter Boatman's Association signed up supporters for a fishing tournament to run in the spring and summer.
James Gay, manager of the Key West Chamber of Commerce, was named to serve on the Communication Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce.