50 YEARS AGO:
Babette E. Griffith was the new owner of the The House of Charm, located at 524 Duval St.
The first Key West resident to serve in the Peace Corps was Larry G. Clarke, who was assigned to Somalia for two years.
Pvt. Donna Burgohy completed basic training at Fort McClallen, Ala. She was a 1963 graduate of Douglass High School.
Spc. 5 Charles Herman Hjort was chosen for the Army's academy in Germany. He was a member of the class of '54 of Key West High School.