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Solares Hill

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Title:
Solares Hill
Alternate Title:
Solares Hill newspaper
Place of Publication:
Key West, Fla
Publisher:
Solares Hill Pub. Co.
Publication Date:
Copyright Date:
1971
Frequency:
Weekly[<1997>]
Biweekly[ FORMER 1971-]
weekly
regular
Language:
English
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 35-36 cm.

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Key West (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Monroe County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Florida -- Key West ( fast )
Florida -- Monroe County ( fast )
Genre:
Newspapers. ( fast )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Newspapers ( fast )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Monroe -- Key West

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Feb. 15-Mar. 1, 1971)-
General Note:
"The highest point in Key West."

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Th e highes t • poin t i n Ke y Wes t FRE E Vol . Ill , No . 2 Ke y West , Florid a February , 19 7 8 \

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Jesu s & Bin a ROMO' S (formerl y Bina's ) 8 H Flemin g Stree t 8 a.m . -1 0 p.m . dail y ' a littl e bi t o t everything * froze n food s
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Harbo r Hous e 42 3 Fron t Stree t mm Jewelr y restore d mad e t o orde r • DUVA L Gingerbrea d Squar e Galler y 90 3 Duva l Street , Ke y West , FAStilNGTQ N GALLSHIE S 71 1 Duva l Stree t Th e Guil d Hal l Worksho p 61 4 Duval . Stree t CWte, SUNSHINE' S ART S & CRAFT S KE Y LIM E SQUAR E ARTIST S UNLIMITE D sol d he r pian o an d flatl y state s tha t no w sh e enjoy s NO T havin g it . EFFI E ALWAY S ATTENDE D parochia l schools . He r famil y wer e Episcopalian . Sh e use d t o sin g i n th e choi r an d pla y th e orga n onc e i n a whil e a t St . Paul's . No w she' s unabl e t o get t o services , bu t churc h peopl e sometime s com e t o se e her . {He r mothe r wa s a Sevent h Da y Adventist. ) Effi e say s sh e pray s dail y t o fin d way s o f bein g helpfu l t o others . " I hav e on e frien d a t th e corne r still, " sh e says , bu t man y hav e passe d on . I sa w man y ne w acquaintance s pas s b y wit h pleasan t hellos . The y like ' t o cha t wit h he r i n th e earl y mornin g sun " I don't kno w man y people, " Effi e says . " I tr y t o d o th e bes t I can. " EFPI E DOE S PRETT Y WELL , too . Sh e prett y muc h take s car e o f herself , doin g he r ow n cooking . Sh e ha s hel p wit h th e cleaning . Effi e ha s tim e t o bas k i n th e sun , unhurriedly . "It' s goo d t o reminisc e sometimes , bu t sometime s it' s not. " I aske d he r i f ther e wa s an y brigh t spo t i n he r lif e sh e care d t o mention . Sh e sai d tha t al l wa s brigh t t o he r ex cep t th e yea r 1 9 3 4 whe n sh e los t he r son . "Sometime s I wis h thos e day s coul d b e live d ove r again , bu t the n I don't . " I wouldn't wan t t o rais e a littl e on e no w i n thes e days, " sh e says . "They'r e no t bad , there' s jus t a dif ferenc e i n th e way s the y act. , I woul d jus t le t the m hav e thei r ow n way , i f it' s good. " (Sh e chide s th e childre n gentl y here. ) "O f cours e the y di d thing s i n m y da y • a t schoo l the y don' t d o today . Once , a bunc h o f kid s too k on e bo y t o a bi g pi t b y Flemin g an d Baham a Street s an d thre w hi m i n ther e fo r a prank . Thos e kid s caugh t it fro m th e schoo l after ward s . " " I REMEMBE R th e firs t plan e tha t cam e t o Ke y West . Th e Conch s wer e al l i n th e streets . I t wa s s o exciting ! I believ e it wa s McCurd y wh o wa s th e firs t t o fl y here . "I.don' t thin k th e change s I'v e see n ar e fo r th e worse . Not a s muc h a s i n som e .othe r places, " Effi e comments . "Youn g peopl e ar e ver y courteou s t o me . " I tune , i n th e T V an d tur n i t of f again. " CONSIDERIN G HE R goo d health , in dependence , an d spirit , I als o aske d Effi e abou t he r diet (bein g a liv e food s frea k myself) . " I ea t anything, " sh e says . "Bu t blu e chees e i s terrible . Fo r 2 1 year s I at e i n restaurant s wit h Nee d a paperbac k fo r th e beach. ? KE Y WES T Th e lates t bestselle r fo r a friend ? ISLAN D O r a gam e t o pla y whe n th e su n goe s J down ? BOO K STOR E m y husband . I didn' t hav e a stov e a t ou r plac e o n Fleming , an d besides , I woul d neve r tak e anythin g i n a restaur an t tha t I coul d mak e a t home . " I lov e Cuba n foo d an d hav e bee n t o Havan a 9 times . It' s a wonderfu l place , an d I eve n go t t o kno w th e mayor . M y husban d kne w Fidel . I wa s ther e dur in g a protest , an d le t m e tel l you , the y mea n busines s I I wen t throug h ever y provinc e excep t Pina r de l Rio . I jus t didn' t car e fo r mountains . Mountai n road s frighte n me. " A S T O HE R cooking , Effi e sometime s goe s ove r t o th e Ede n House , bu t doe s mos t o f i t a t hom e now . "I'l l roas t a chicke n o n to p o f th e stove , an d whateve r i t does , i t does . " I d o wha t I hav e t o do , an d th e cleanin g woma n doe s th e rest . An d that' s m y life . Honey , yo u can' t tak e i t wit h you . " I neve r overworked., s Whe n yo u ge t m y ag e yo u wan t t o rest." E ; EFFI E WA S MARRIE D 4 5 year s t o Manue l C . Perez . H e wa s Spanish , thoug h sh e claim s t o b e th e on e wit h th e "Spanis h tempe r an d rambling. " H e wa s alway s a n easy-goin g sor t an d a wonder fu l companion . He r husban d manage d th e Stran d an d Monro e theaters . On e mornin g Manue l wok e u p an d passe d out . Th e docto r wa s called , an d whe n h e arrive d 1 0 minute s • later , i t wa s to o late . S O THER E SIT S EFFIE , enjoyin g he r porch . " ^ don' t rea d muc h anymore . I le t everythin g tak e it s course . N o us e fo r u s t o tr y t o sto p it , thoug h ther e ar e som e thing s I' d lik e t o stop . "I' m Capricorn . stubborn . I mea n the y ar e "I' d lov e t o ge t ou t o f tow n fo r awhile, " sh e says . (It' s bee n 1 2 o r 1 3 year s sinc e sh e too k off. ) "I' m ver y adaptable . I coul d liv e anywhere , i f I ha d to . " I haven' t travele d wes t o f th e Mississippi . W e use d t o tak e summe r trip s a s fa r nort h a s th e Canadia n border . I especiall y like d Tallula h Fall s i n Georgia . Yo u ca n hea r thos e fall s rumbl in g fo r mile s around . "Righ t now , I' d settl e fo r a tri p t o Boc a Chica . Sometime , maybe . Well, ' I' m bor n her e an d prou d o f it, " say s ou r Effie . "Yo u know , yo u neve r los e you r father' s nam e (referrin g t o th e Roberts) . It" s ver y dea r t o me. " ST . KEYTOS T Aiocha Coin Sales • Tak e a guide d tou r o t a 168-foo t Spanis h treasur e galleo n buil t b y Treasur e Salvors , tnc ; o f Ke y West , th e world' s larges t treasur e huntin g organization . Se e wha t lif e aboar d shi p wa s Ilk * i n th e 1600's . Se e jom e o f th e treasur e tha t ha s bee n foun d i n Florida , waters . Se e th e cannon s fro m th e "Nu cs tr a Senor a d e Atoch V whic h san k i n 162 2 of f | Ke y West , sh e carrie d a carg o ' value d at ove r 10 0 millio n dollars . Se e th e technique s Treasur e Salvor s i s usin g t o recove r he r gold , silve r an d gems . WRECKER S WHAR F 63 3 Fron t Stree t som e remark s GOLDE N GAT E EAST , o r th e Co w Ke y Channe l Bridg e betwee n Stoc k Islan d an d Ke y West , migh t b e ope n fo r traffi c b y th e tim e yo u rea d thi s — goo d new s fo r th e thousand s wh o regularl y ge t snarle d i n th e two-lane d bottlenec k there Contracto r Charle s Toppino' s crew s close d th e north-boun d bridg e las t Ma y an d hav e bee n workin g o n it s bran d ne w replacemen t eve r since , causin g mile-lon g jam s whe n th e floo d o f commuter s meet s th e tid e o f tourist s o n th e littl e con cret e isthmus . ALTHOUG H i t migh t hav e looke d lik e progres s wa s slow , Toppin o wasn' t dawdling . Th e stat e gav e hi m unti l Ma y .1 , 1978 , t o finis h th e $660,00 0 job ; an d i f al l ha s gon e a s planne d he' s bea t tha t deadlin e b y abou t thre e months . Th e stat e gav e hi m a yea r an d h e too k onl y three-fourth s o f it . Jo e Pinder , Toppino' s secretar y comptroller , sai d th e jo b probabl y coul d hav e bee n finishe d u p t o si x week s earl ie r ha d i t no t bee n fo r a proble m gettin g materials . "W e use d a ne w proces s i n whic h th e reinforcin g stee l ha s a n epox y coating, " sai d Pinder , "an d w e ha d t o wai t fo r i t t o com e fro m th e fir m tha t doe s it . I thin k there' s onl y on e plac e i n th e stat e wher e w e coul d ge t i t don e — Tampa , I believ e — an d the y ha d order s backe d up. " H e sai d th e epox y coatin g i s sup pose d t o hel p preven t th e concret e fro m cracking , becaus e th e stee l won' t rus t an d expand . REA L HOM E COO K I N STA N Conc h Fritter s • Fis h & Chip s •Conc h Chowde r Scallop s Shrim p ^ Ke y Lim e Pi e Mollor y Squar e a t Sunse t Pie r 296-317 8 PINDE R ALS O SAI D ther e mus t hav e bee n " a canyon " wher e Co w Ke y Channe l i s no w becaus e th e constructio n crew s ha d t o prob e abou t 9 0 fee t int o th e san d befor e the y foun d rock . Tha t cause d som e unexpecte d problem s gettin g th e piling s right , whic h se t th e projec t bac k a littl e more . ACCORDIN G T O T.E . Whitmars h o f _th e Departmen t o f Transportation , th e bridg e . wa s 87. 6 percen t complet e b y Januar y 15 , o r 15. 7 percen t ahea d o f schedule . "Mr . Toppin o sai d awhil e bac k he' d hav e i t finishe d b y Christmas, " sai d Whitmarsh , "bu t h e ra n int o som e prob lem s an d tha t se t hi m bac k some . H e sai d th e othe r da y he' d hav e i t ope n b y Februar y 14 , bu t he' s no t goin g t o mak e that , either , look s like . Bu t he' s stil l runnin g ahea d o f schedule , an d unles s somethin g ba d happen s he'1 1 b e throug h b y Marc h 1. " DOW N A T TH E bridg e o n Januar y 19 , Toppino' s superviso r Ji m Harriso n wa s mor e optimistic . "Th e bridg e i s fin ished, " h e said . "It' s read y excep t fo r clean-u p an d littl e stuff . We'v e go t mayb e 1 0 days ' wor k here . Unles s th e weathe r get s rea l ba d o r something , we'l l b e ou t o f her e b y th e firs t o f February. " S O I F you'v e bee n throwin g hat e dart s an d hexe s throug h you r ca r window s durin g rus h hour , tak e solac e i n th e fac t tha t it' s almos t done . An d tha t i t coul d hav e take n 9 0 mor e long , sweat y ^ b y Mac k Dryde n Ta i Ch i Chua n a t Sout h Beac h A Wa y T o Cente r An d B e Health y An d Happ y MORNING S ar e ver y specia l fo r thos e o f u s wh o practic e Ta i Ch i Chua n a t Sout h Beac h Ca t th e en d o f Duva l Street ) ever y da y a t 8:3 0 a.m . Ta i Ch i Chua n i s th e ancien t Chines e exercis e an d ar t fo r physica l an d menta l harmony , usin g soft , slow , circular , graceful , ligh t movemen t performe d i n a natura l effortles s manner . Emphasi s o n dee p breathing , relaxation , awarenes s o f precis e movement , balanc e an d co-ordinatio n leav e u s wit h a sens e o f jo y an d well-being . TH E ORIGIN S o f Ta i Ch i com e fro m th e famou s Taoist , Chan g San-Fen g o f th e Sun g Dynast y (960-127 8 A.D. ) wh o ha d studie d meditation , martia l art s an d th e Some Remarks continued on page 12 SALES , APPRAISAL S & PROPERT Y MANAGEMEN T CONSUELOH.LOSL.EY ; Realto r 294-552 5 RENTAL S 294-101 2 MEMBER MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE LOCATE D I N OL D KE Y WES T Nex t t o th e Aquariu m a t /vfallor y Squar e REE F TRIP S Beginner s o r Experience d Fre e Snorkelin g Instructio n BIK E RENTAL S Se e Ol d Tow n fro m Ol d tow n PICNIC S & EXPLORIN G Campin g o n Ou t Island s b y Specia l Arrangemen t TRIP S T O DR Y TORTUGA S Re d Carpe t Treatmen t o n 42 ' Luxur y Cruise r SAILIN G CHARTER S 8:30-5:3 0 Dail y 305-294-204 5 GALLER Y

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TAKE OUT SERVICE A VAILABLE OPE N DAIL Y TI L 4 A M 20 8 DUVA L ST . note s an d antic-dote s b y Doroth y Rayme r ASSORTMEN T PRESENT5 : CHEMIS E LACOST E Tigh t Ribbe d Sleeve s Al l Cotto n 1 6 Color s assortmen t 50 7 Fron t Stree t (frontin g th e Pie r House ) i n Ol d Ke y West . Cal l 29 4 406 6 MOVIE-MAKIN G fo r bot h regula r scree n an d televisio n ver sion s i s nothin g ne w t o Ke y West ; th e islan d ha s bee n use d a s backgroun d fo r severa l bi g production s an d dozen s o f mino r ones , of f an d o n fo r years . Currently , beginnin g Februar y 15 , Ke y Wes t wil l b e th e local e fo r a pilo t an d televisio n serie s planned ' b y Paramoun t Picture s Corporation . Th e America n Sportsmen' s In n an d th e Pie r Hous e wil l provid e accomodation s fo r th e productio n cre w an d th e cas t fo r abou t a si x wee k sojourn . A boos t i n th e econom y o f Ke y Wes t i s anticipate d a s a result , an d anticipatio n run s high . On e wonders , fro m pas t experience s whe n othe r film s wer e produce d i n th e area , i f ther e wil l b e hijinks , too . I N TH E SPRIN G o f 1953 , a movin g pictur e firs t know n a s "Twelv e Mil e Reef, " an d late r a s "Beneat h th e Twelv e Mil e Reef " (du e doubtles s t o arouse d interes t i n underse a movies ) wa s filme d here . Mos t o f th e actio n too k plac e o n land . A fe w scene s wer e sho t i n Tarpo n Spring s an d som e i n Florid a : Key s waters , bu t Ke y Wes t ha d th e majo r role . JEF F KNIGHT , wh o heade d th e Florid a Stat e Employmen t offic e i n Ke y Wes t then , a s now , smilingl y reporte d tha t mor e tha n 10 0 peopl e streame d int o hi s offic e withou t an y advanc e publicity . Extra s go t $1 0 a day , an d i f a speakin g par t wa s assigne d th e salary ' wen t u p t o $7 0 a day . Knigh t sai d i t wa s th e firs t tim e a movi e compan y ha d aske d th e employmen t offic e fo r ai d i n roundin g u p authenti c waterfron t characters , fisherme n an d shrimpers . TWENTIET H CENTUR Y FO X selecte d 7 5 Ke y Wes t dweller s fo r roles , amon g the m Jac k Burke , wh o wa s the n edito r o f th e Nav y publicatio n The Outpost. Jac k ha d t o giv e u p hi s typewrite r an d hi s razo r fo r th e duratio n o f hi s actin g assignmen t a s a burl y waterfron t brawler . Th e plo t wa s abou t th e one-tim e feudin g betwee n Conch s an d Gree k spong e fishermen . Th e chie f Gree k sponger s wer e playe d b y J . Carro l Naish , Rober t Wagne r an d Gilber t Roland . Ther e wa s on e specia l set tin g whic h too k plac e i n Duffy' s Tavern , wher e Delmonico' s i s no w o n Duva l Street . Th e taver n atmospher e wa s certainl y authentic , an d th e ro w tha t wa s staged , whe n th e Greek s an d th e Conch s mixe d i t up , looke d a s i f i t were . A T THA T TIME , ther e wa s a muc h favore d jukebo x song , "On e Mea t Ball, " an d i t wa s take n u p a s a chan t b y th e extra s whe n no t befor e th e camera . Th e origina l ditt y went , "On e mea t ball , on e mea t ball . Yo u don' t ge t an y brea d wit h on e mea t ball." . Th e peopl e i n th e taver n sequenc e change d thi s t o "No t on e mea t bal l an d n o spaghett i a t all, " sinc e plate s heape d hig h wit h spaghett i wer e place d o n th e tables, bu t no bod y coul d actuall y ea t an y o f th e foo d becaus e th e exac t settin g ha d t o b e maintaine d du e t o re-takes . TH E YOUNGE R GENERATIO N favore d Rober t Wagner , Pete r Graves, an d Terr y Moore , but.Ke y Wes t wome n o f al l age s clamor e d fo r autograph s o f Gilber t Roland , las t o f th e Grea t Lati n Lover s school . H e wa s stil l handsom e an d dashin g an d move d wit h romanti c swagger . DURIN G A N INTERLUD E playe d in:fron t o f th e Florid a Firs t Nationa l Bank , street s a t th e corne r o f Duva l an d Front 1 ha d t o b e continuousl y wette d dow n b y a hos e attache d t o . • TH E FUNCTIO N STOR E rol l 'em ! ou r natura l bambo o matchstlc k o r tortois e rollup s (complet e wit h al l hardware ) dres s u p ever y roo m fro m earl y atti c t o donghl a deluxe , choos e unobtrusiv e natura l matchstlc k o r ou r dramati c 1 /2"-slatte d wobd burne d tortois e bamboo , measur e you r window s & rol l 'e m t o fas t buck's ! siz e 2V z x 6 ' 3x6 ' 3V 2 x 6 ' 4x6 ' matchstlc k 8.5 0 10.0 0 11.5 0 13.2 5 tortois e 12.5 0 15.0 0 17.5 0 20.0 0 e corne r hydrant Th e wor k wa s supervise d b y th e fir e partment . Ther e ha d bee n a wate r shortag e durin g thi s perio d Someon e shouted , "Ther e goe s m y showe r bat h fo r tonight! " However , everyone , spectators , police , fireme n an d th e rix m makers , includin g th e cast , groove d i n carniva l mood , wne n th e scen e a t th e ban k wa s finished , afte r abou t a n hou r an d half , Gilber t Rolan d whippe d a re d bandan a fro m hi s hi p pocket , flourishe d i t lik e a miniatur e bullfighter' s cape , an d Wagne r charge d a t hi m wit h hi s inde x finger s pointe d alongsid e hi s dar k curl y hea d imitatin g , a horne d bull . , Rolan d wa s alway s gallan t an d courteou s t o th e crowds , especiall y ladies . I sa w hi m los e hi s aplom b onl y onc e durin g al l thos e week s on-location . H e gav e a specia l Spanis h dinne r a t Ramonin's , a restauran t whic h wa s situate d o n Duva l wher e th e Scallywa g pu b i s a t present . Th e movi e crew , cast , pres s an d specia l guest s fro m townspeopl e rank s wer e invited . Th e restauran t wa s no t ope n t o th e public , bu t i t wa s no t incon venien t t o regula r diners , fo r th e evenin g chose n wa s o n th e regula r closin g day . UNFORTUNATELY , a bras h youn g ma n manage d t o cras h th e gatherin g b y posin g a s a waite r an d entere d th e dinin g room . H e marche d u p t o Roland an d demande d a n autograp h righ t i n th e middl e o f th e mai n course . Roland , wh o wa s tal l an d stalwart , ros e majesticall y an d boomed , "D o I brea k int o you r hous e a t dinne r tim e an d bothe r you ? No w g o a t onc e o r I ' 1 1 thro w yo u ou t personally . I f yo u car e t o wai t a coupl e o f hour s out side , I'l l giv e you . a n autograp h whe n w e hav e finishe d eating. " Th e guest s applaude d an d th e invade r retreated . ON E SLAC K AFTERNOO N whe n Rolan d wa s no t neede d fo r a shootin g session , h e invite d m e t o g o swimmin g i n th e lagoo n protecte d b y wir e jus t of f the ' pie r tha t extende d int o th e se a a t th e Cas a Marina . H e wasn' t to o please d wit h th e en close d swimmin g area , bu t late r admitte d i t wa s a necessar y safet y measure . Afte r gettin g ou t o f th e barricade d swimmin g sectio n w e strolle d t o th e edg e o f th e pie r an d foun d Dr . Ralp h Her z strainin g t o brin g i n som e denize n o f th e dee p whic h wa s bendin g th e fishin g pole . Acto r Rolan d too k ove r fo r a fe w minute s unti l Dr . Her z restore d circulatio n t o hi s crampe d hands . Th e fis h leape d up . I t wa s a barracud a abou t fou r fee t long ] Th e lin e snappe d finall y an d it spe d off . Rolan d cracked , " I though t barracud a hun g aroun d bars. " Barracud a wa s th e nicknam e fo r B-girl s i n th e 1 9 50s . BAC K A T TH E HOTEL , w e ra n int o Harr y Carey , Jr. , an d Richar d Boon e o f th e cast , an d wer e invite d t o joi n the m i n th e Bir d Cag e Loung e t o "hav e a belt. " S o I learne d tha t a bel t .wa s not somethin g t o hol d u p trouser s bu t a Californi a expressio n fo r havin g a drink . Bo b Youmans , a loca l lawye r wh o ha d bee n workin g a s a stand-i n fo r Rolan d and ha d t o hav e hi s blon d hai r dye d black , appeare d t o announc e tha t th e nex t da y h e woul d b e bac k t o bein g fair-haire d again , sinc e h e wa s switchin g t o a stand i n fo r blon d Pete r Graves . Whe n h e lef t h e wave d airil y an d cracked , "Se e yo u i n th e beaut y parlor! " Yo u coul d hav e blow n m e ove r wit h a hair-dryer . Anyway , th e Citizen ra n a pictur e o f Youman s gettin g hi s hai r coloring , an d th e captio n rea d "Loca l Bo y Fake s Good. " DIC K BOONE, no w a director , enjoye d a reunio n wit h hi s erstwhil e fello w gunne r bom b dive r i n th e Navy , Eddie . Irwin , wh o ha d becom e Aviatio n Ordinanc e Chie f wit h th e AUW _ Schoo l i n Ke y West . Whe n Boon e wa s ou t o f earshot , Irwi n confided , "Dic k i s to o modest . Bet yo u don' t kno w an d h e won' t tel l you , bu t h e ha s a terrifi c Worl d Wa r I I record. " continued on neat page an d now , fo r slidin g glas s doors , 6 x 7 ' rollups . matchstic k 24.00 , tortois e 39.00 . w e delive r I n ke y west ! cal l 294-200 7 t o order . 52 4 duval . ope n 106 ever y day . PURVEYOR S O F FIN E IMPORTE D AN D HAN D CRAFTE D GOOD S SILVE R JEWELR Y TIBETA N CARPET S WAL L HANGING S FIN E IKA T WEAVING S CHINES E TOOTHPAST E 71 8 Duva l Street , Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 296-630 0 NO W OPE N 9 A M 9 P M BREAKFAS T 9-1 1 31 0 Front St. , Ke y West , Florid a • Ph . 294-204 2 BETTLE' 5 IW5ER Y ROLAN D celebratio n 19 1 COMMERCIA L STREET , PROVINCETCWN , MASSACHUSETT S 0265 7 {617 ) 487-968 3 61 7 DUVALSTREET , KEYWEST/FLOR1PA33M O OES t 294-314 4

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DAIL Y SPECIAL S Wher e Yo u Ge t Goo d Valu e Ever y Da y SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 A M T O 3 P M Lunc h .....'...$1.1 9 Choic e o f Chicken , Shrimp , Fis h o r Hamburge r Choic e o f Fr . Fries , Mashe d Potatoes , Cor n o r Sala d SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 A M T O 1 0 P M Hamburge r Delux e $1.3 5 Quarter-Poun d Burge r o n a Toaste d Bun , wit h Col e Sla w an d Fr . Frie s SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 A M T O 1 0 P M Chicke n Dinne r $1.5 9 Wit h Col e Slaw , Fr . Frie s o r Mashe d Potatoes , Rol l an d Hone y SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 T O 1 0 P M Fis h Dinne r $1.7 9 Wit h Col e Slaw , Fr . Frie s o r Mashe d Potatoes , Roll , an d Tarta r o r Cocktai l Sauc e DININ G ROO M — TAKEOU T SERVIC E EAT IN UNLIMITE D TAKE our 110 2 Ke y Plaza , U S # 1 Ph . 294-^20 4 CERTAINL Y Boon e ha d diversifie d traits . H e talke d t o a dram a clas s a t th e Ke y Wes t Hig h Schoo l an d mad e a per sona l appearanc e a t Sa n Carlo s Theate r wit h Terr y Moore . H e helpe d supervis e th e crowd s a t th e A & B Lobste r Hous e dock s durin g a nigh t filmin g i n whic h a spong e boat wa s set afire , an d ther e wa s som e dange r involved . H e wa s a no nonsens e caree r man , bu t possesse d a bizarr e sens e o f humo r whic h showe d u p onc e a t a loca l restaurant , Logun' s Lobste r House, , wher e h e ha d bee n dinin g frequently . Ever y evenin g a loca l girl , wh o evidentl y wishe d t o attrac t hi s atten tion , parade d b y hi s table , -thrustin g ou t he r ches t t o displa y ampl e frontage . Boon e eye d he r i n appreciation , alon g wit h colleagues , bu t mad e n o comment . Bu t on e night , afte r abou t te n day s o f thi s boso m boom-boo m exhibition , Boon e turne d t o hi s boo n companion s an d remarked , " I a m goin g t o teac h Mis s Tease r a lesson. " Whe n th e gir l ap proached , promenadin g pouter-pigeo n style , Boon e jumpe d u p an d rippe d ope n he r blouse-toppe d dress . Surprised , i f not shocked , th e gir l squealed . Afte r all , he r falsie s wer e revealed. Boon e said , " I jus t wante d t o 'se e i f THE Y wer e real... " The n h e hande d he r a fifty-dolla r bill , and , a s fa r a s I know , th e inciden t wa s close d alon g wit h th e tor n garment . TH E COMPAN Y fro m 20t h Centur y Fox , whic h arrive d i n March , wa s stil l aroun d i n lat e sprin g except fo r Gilber t Roland , wh o departe d Ma y 19 . H e lef t a shir t behin d i n th e aur a o f goo d will . Every on e know s th e expression , "He' s th e kin d o f gu y wh o wil l giv e yo u th e shir t of f hi s back. " Ther e wa s mor e tha n a mer e verba l declaratio n i n thi s case. A t a .swan k party , a charmin g woma n ad mire d Roland' s shirt . H e strippe d i t off , bowed , an d presente d th e garmen t t o th e admire r saying , "Th e shir t i s yours , m y lady. " Whe n aske d abou t hi s courtl y gesture , Gilber t Roland , wh o i s o f Mexica n ex traction , explained , "It' s a n ol d Spanis h custom. " IN TH E LON G LIS T o f numerou s movi e production s mad e her e o n bot h smal l an d larg e scale , th e "Twelv e Mil e Reef " fil m se t a recor d fo r communit y participation , alon g wit h "Th e Ros e Tattoo. " Bot h ar e wel l recollecte d b y Ke y Wester s wh o hop e fo r mor e potentia l cinem a industry . THE ROSE My son pulled a lovely deep Salmon rose From a neighbor's garden For me Knowing it to be someone 's prize I scolded him for picking So promiscuously What we all respect Now I sit before the rose And luxuriate in it " My wanton little angel Playing beneath the kitchen table Teri Axford STOC K ISLAN D SPEEDWA Y b y Netanni s Klin e Illustrate d b y Stev e Klin e STOC K ISLAND...1961...Sunda y night . Th e bi g brigh t stadiu m light s ar e glarin g down , an d th e roa r o f motor s ca n b e hear d al l th e wa y t o U.S . l...Yes , th e race s ar e o n tonight ! sweaters , determine d no t t o mis s a singl e event . THER E WA S NOTHIN G architecturall y admirabl e abou t th e track ; i n fact , i n TH E FIRS T RACE S wer e hel d o n a dir t trac k ou t o n th e ol d Boc a Chic a Road , bu t the n thing s bega n lookin g up , an d a prope r pave d an d fence d trac k wa s con structe d o n Stoc k Island . Mos t o f it s remain s li e unde r th e Stoc k Islan d Apart ment s now , bu t th e thir d an d fourt h turn s an d som e o f th e post s an d cable s ar e stil l visibl e o n th e wes t sid e o f thes e buildings . I t wa s grea t family.fun ; ever y rac e nigh t dre w a bi g crowd , an d eve n whe n winte r wind s whistle d throug h th e stands , th e fan s wer e ther e wit h cushion s an d blanket s an d layer s o f " -TH E BES T I M O R dayligh t i t looke d downrigh t seed y an d disreputable : i t wa s purel y functional . Th e announcer' s boot h wa s i n th e middl e ove r th e gate , woode n bleacher s o n eac h side , an d t o th e fa r right...th e pits . Th e trac k itself , ova l shaped , paved , wa s abou t thre e quarter s o f a mil e lon g wit h fou r banke d turns . Th e cente r are a wa s uniqu e — a larg e shallo w lak e an d lou d wa s th e chee r tha t wen t u p whe n som e unfortunat e drive r spu n ou t an d heade d toward s th e wate r backwards , o r CMNKR S SINC E 795 0 5 TIL L MIDNIGH T DININ G — ENTERTAINMEN T Casua l Dinin g Directl y O n Th e Ocea n Featurin g * Nativ e Seafoo d • Prim e Bee f & B.B.Q . • SALA D BA R + STEA K PIT*BANQUE T FACILITIE S 294-150 0 — 294-226 2 I N TH E OCEA N MOTE L ARE A FOO T O F SIMONTO N ST . Ke y Wes t Pr o Div e Shop . Inc . 160 5 Nort h Roosevel t Boulevar d Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 296-382 3 DAIL Y REE F TRIP S "Professiona l Sklndivin g School " SKI N OJVIN G SCHOOtS ® . Pr o Qiv c Shop . Inc . SALE S SERVIC E RENTAL S AI R COMPLET E SELECTIO N O F MAJO R EQUIPMEN T Ho w t o sho p fo r a motorize d bicycl e No w tha t you'v e decide d t o bu y a motorize d bicycle , ho w d o yo u decid e whic h on e t o buy ? 1 Compar e wheels . Fo r example , th e wheel s o n a Motobecan e hav e wideflang e hubs , shorter , heavier gaug e spoke s tha n other s t o withstan d pothole s an d sta y round . A Compar e tires . A Motobecan e ha s wid e Micheli n tire s fo r a goo d gri p o n th e road . < # Chec k th e engine . Doe s th e compan y tha t make s th e bicycl e mak e th e engine ? I s th e exhaus t protecte d an d underth e bicycl e lik e a Motobecane ? Ca n yo u ge t a Varlato r (VarlableRatl o Drive } fo r improve d hl H climbin g ? • » As k abou t th e compan y tha t make s th e bicycle . D o the y mak e thei r ow n frames , engine s an d mos t othe r components ? O r d o the y bu y the m fro m othe r people ? Ar e the y bi g enoug h t o b e aroun d fo r a while ? Motobecan e I s th e larges t manufacture r o f motorize d bicycle s I n th e world-2 0 millio n i n th e las t 3 0 years . 9 As k abou t partsf c service . Doe s th e deale r hav e factor y traine d an d certifie d mechanic s lik e a Motobecan e dealer ? Doe s h e hav e parts ? Ca n h e ge t part s fas t fro m centra l warehouse s i n th e U.S . lik e Motobecane ? Compar e an y mak e wit h Mofcbecan e an d ther e I s n o compariso n a t all . ^MOTOBECAN E Th e Effortles s Bicycl e SALE S • SERVIC E • RENTAL S JO E PETTY , JR. / 181 6 FLAQLE R AVE. / 296-646 1 7 5 EXTR A CAR S ARRIVIN G I N FEBRUAR Y WE WANT TO SELL THEM! BEVIS-LEWI S CHEVROLET , INC . 350 0 NORT H ROOSEVELT'BLVD . PH . 294-100 3 Abov e th e BUL L PK1WK1NG DAJJC1NG

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1 0 1 1 TH E AQUARIU M Gree n Turtle s Shark s Eel s LARG E SELECTIO N O F Ree f Tropica l Fis h Dail y shar k feedin g 3 p m Also next door ... SHEL L WAREHOUS E QUARTE R O F A MILLIO N DOLLAR S I N SHELL S O N HAN D A T AL L TIM E SHELL S FRO M FLORID A AN D AROUN D TH E WORL D SPECIME N SHELL S AVAILABL E MALLORY SQUARE Fre e Parkin g an d Fre e Admissio n Fo r Shel l Warehous e hea d first , o r occasionall y upsid e down , causin g a tremendou s splas h an d a lo t o f laughs . TH E RACE S wer e alway s exciting . Woul d the y mak e th e firs t turn ? No , no t i f ther e wer e man y entries ; an d afte r a grea t screechin g an d slidin g an d bashin g o f metal , i t wa s bac k t o th e startin g fla g again . Th e flagmen , usuall y "Frenchy " L'Heureu x o r Will y Bethel , ha d a bus y tim e o n rac e night , startin g an d stoppin g races , givin g th e yello w cautio n fla g o r th e blac k fla g fo r violations , an d wavin g i n th e winner s wit h th e checkere d flag . On e o f th e -starter s use d t o tak e hi s lif e i n hi s hand s b y gettin g dow n o n th e trac k an d holdin g th e machine s dow n i n a "Chica go " start . Someho w h e neve r di d ge t ru n over . I n th e interval s betwee n races , tim e wa s take n u p a t th e concessio n stan d unde r th e announcer' s booth ; i t provide d coffee , beer , ho t dog s an d th e bes t barbequ e i n al l o f Ke y Wes t o r Stoc k Island . Th e soun d syste m wasn' t th e best bu t entertaine d wit h records , mostl y Brend a Lee . Th e recor d o f th e Nationa l Anthe m wa s especiall y ba d wit h a lo t o f strang e hig h pitche d squeals , bu t wa s welcome d b y al l a s it bega n th e evening' s events . I t wa s accompanie d b y a ceremonia l "la p o f honor " roun d th e track , drive n b y th e winne r o f th e pre viou s week' s featur e race , holdin g a larg e America n fla g ove r th e car . TOWARD S TH E EN D o f th e evenin g woul d com e th e announcemen t o f th e numbe r o f th e winnin g doorpriz e ticket... a cas e o f beer , a n oi l change , a cylinde r o f pro pan e gas , o r a stea k dinne r a t Pizio' s Drive-i n Restauran t o n th e Bigh t (no w replace d b y a n Amoc o station) . Onc e ther e wa s a bi g specia l doo r prize , a n X K 12 0 Jaguar , an d on e o f th e trac k own er s decide d t o sho w i t of f b y drivin g i t aroun d th e track . Unfortunatel y h e spu n ou t o n a tur n an d sli d righ t int o th e lake , t o th e hilarit y o f th e crowd . T O BEGI N WIT H ther e wer e thre e classe s o f racing . Th e Sportsman , th e Lat e Model s an d th e Jalopies . A s tim e wen t o n th e rule s fo r th e Jalopie s wer e ease d an d th e clas s fuse d wit h th e Lat e Models . The n dra g race s wer e added . Ther e wer e specia l race s too , suc h a s th e Powde r Puf f races , whic h alway s ha d severa l entries , amon g the m th e wive s o f th e regula r drivers . Th e wome n wer e no t usuall y a s aggressiv e a s th e men , bu t I remembe r on e wh o woul d rac e wit h th e men , an d onc e afte r a race , drove.afte r th e flagman , wh o ha d t o jum p ont o th e hoo d o f he r ca r t o escap e injury ! Somethin g abou t a "ba d start " sh e claimed . MOS T O F TH E DRIVER S wer e regular s ever y week . Thes e ar e som e tha t I re member : Nav y ma n Fran k Burger , wh o drov e hi s No . 2 3 t o man y wins ; Charli e Boughne r i n #32 , wh o name d hi s taver n afte r th e track ; Pau l "Slick " Toppin o i n th e Deuc e (a'3 2 Ford) ; Bo b Turner , Sr. , wh o ha d a CHRI S BELLAN D HA S TH E MIAM I CONNECTIO N FO R BUYIN G O R SELLIN G LARG E INCOM E PROPERT Y I N KE Y WES T AN D MIAM I SHOPPIN G PLAZA S • INDUSTRIA L • APARTMENT S •OFFICE S • MOTEL S CAL L HI M A T 296-851 6 • KE Y LIM E REALT Y "3 2 For d Sedan . The n ther e wa s Capt . Fran k Smith , a spin-ou t champ ; C.R . Og de n i n a Hudson ; Lo u Knap p i n th e "eight ball, " a dilapidate d Ford . Joh n Gendro n drov e a Studila c (Studebake r wit h a Cadil la c engine) . An d ther e wer e Bill y Collins , Ton y Murgia , J.C . Verno n i n #22 , an d PRIZE. man y others . M y apologie s t o al l thos e I'v e forgotten . Th e dra g racer s tha t I ca n remembe r were : Jackn e Drudge , Lione l Jaycocks , "Porkchop " i n a Corvair , "Ping-Ping " Jamard a i n a Chev y Impala , Osca r Molin a i n th e "Hatchet, " an d Bill y Collins , wh o once , failin g t o stop , drov e hi s bran d ne w Plymout h righ t throug h th e fenc e acros s th e stree t outsid e an d vanishe d int o the,darknes s o f th e nex t block ! I n th e Ol d Fogeys ' Rac e anyon e wh o wasn' t a regula r drive r coul d enter . Thes e wer e usuall y rathe r sedat e affair s du e t o th e inexperienc e o f th e driver s wit h th e car s an d th e track ; bu t i t wa s audienc e participatio n an d wen t ove r fin e wit h th e fans . SOMETIME S w e ha d gues t announcer s fro m bi g track s u p North , wh o wer e dow n th e Key s .o n vacation , the y alway s cause d a laug h b y mispronouncin g th e loca l name s an d nicknames , bu t nobod y cared . Every on e wa s good-humored , an d eve n tin y babie s neve r seeme d t o cry ? the y eve n slep t throug h th e roarin g an d yellin g o f a n excitin g race . Th e fan s wer e almos t a s colorfu l a s th e races . Whol e familie s cam e together , group s o f youn g boys , teenagers , an d couples , officer s an d sailor s fro m th e Nav y Base , al l cheerin g fo r relative s o r friends . On e nigh t th e bleacher s o n th e lef t sid e folde d u p an d collapsed , bu t nobod y lef t excep t fo r on e woma n whos e le g wa s slightl y injured . Sh e mad e a gran d exi t i n th e ambulance , an d racin g continue d a s soo n a s i t go t back . O F COURSE , ther e wer e som e injurie s t o th e drivers , mostl y fro m hittin g th e fence , an d th e attendanc e o f a n ambulanc e wa s mandator y fo r ever y race . The . an nounce r alway s referre d t o i t a s "th e beautifu l A& R ambulance. " Th e service s o f th e wrecker s wer e donate d fre e o f charg e also , I think . Thes e belonge d t o Jesu s Caraball o an d Russo . The y wer e alway s neede d t o pul l apar t entangle d car s o r t o hau l the m ou t o f th e lake , an d t o g o t o th e rescu e whe n racer s drov e throug h th e fenc e an d disappeare d int o th e darknes s beyond . Thi s frequentl y happene d unti l a ne w safet y fenc e wa s installed . Stron g post s wit h a heav y cabl e strun g betwee n the m wer e pu t u p o n th e insid e .o f th e origina l fenc e t o bounc e th e car s bac k o n t o th e track . Ironical ly , th e ne w fenc e ha d a par t i n th e onl y fatalit y i n th e entir e histor y of_th e track . Durin g a rac e a drive r slidin g i n th e thir d tur n hi t th e safet y fence , an d someho w hi s doo r opened , and , fallin g . sideways , hi s helme t struc k har d agains t on e o f th e posts . H e wa s immediatel y rushe d t o th e hospital , bu t nothin g coul d b e done . Racin g wa s cancelle d fo r th e night , an d everyon e wen t hom e i n a moo d o f shoc k an d sorrow . OCCASIONALL Y "Specia l Events " wer e stage d — stun t drivin g o r daredevi l act s whic h wer e sometime s unintentional l y comic . A ca r wa s goin g t o b e drive n "throug h a flamin g circl e o f fire , an d TheLas t Resor t A Brie f Histor y Restoratio n Sightseein g Worl d o f th e Se a Worl d o f Tropioa l Plant s Islan d Critter s Th e Peopl e Creativ e Ke y Wes t Islan d Lif e Service s & Businesse s O n Sal e FEBRUAR Y 6 8 8 m mm, SMISM

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1 2 1 3 Mrs.Biddld 3 CAND Y STOR E AN D IC E CREA M PARLO R HOMEMAD E KE Y LIM E PI E anothe r wa s t o b e "rolle d over , .righ t i n fron t o f th e stands. " Well , th e ca r wa s drive n throug h a circl e wit h a courageou s voluntee r (wa s i t C.R . Ogden? ) lyin g o n th e hood , but th e flame s ha d al l gon e out , an d i t wa s nothin g bu t a circl e o f smoke ! Th e rollin g i n fron t o f th e stand s didn' t com e of f either . I n spit e o f mor e an d highe r ramp s an d repeate d efforts, . th e ca r jus t refuse d t o roll . Bu t w e enjoye d everything , eve n th e failures , eve n oc casiona l fight s i n th e pits , followin g pushin g o r bumpin g o r othe r trac k mis demeanor s durin g ataoe . TH E PIECE de RESISTANCE an d gran d final e onl y happene d ever y fe w weeks . Thi s wa s th e Big.Demolitio n Derby , an d afte r a gloriou s crashing , bashing , screeching , hissing , boilin g melee , th e trac k wa s lef t covere d wit h broke n glass , twiste d an d tor n metal . oi l an d wate r i i i t i i i i i iTn~rrr i n i t i i i i I I \ I bonie r simonton&fron t KI Y WiS T AN D MARATHO N puddles , an d on e lon e battere d machine , jus t barel y abl e t o move , woul d b e th e survivo r an d winne r amongs t th e wreckage . The n th e fan s woul d mak e thei r wa y slowl y out , a s i f reluctan t t o g o home , an d mos t wandere d throug h th e pit s t o se e th e winner s an d th e remain s o f th e losers . Anothe r grea t excitin g nigh t o f racin g wa s over . TH E EN D o f th e Stoc k Islan d Speedwa y cam e quietly , suddenly , an d unexpectedly . On e Sunda y night th e bi g light s jus t didn' t g o on , an d ther e wer e n o mor e races . But thos e light s remai n brigh t i n th e memor y o f al l o f u s wh o wer e en TH E DEC K {formerly TH E SANDWIC H DECK ) Fres h Quich e Dail y Fres h Shrim p Dail y Escargot s Shrim p Coquill e Plu s regula r menu s fo r lunc h OPE N 11:3 0 3:0 0 Monda y Saturda y (close d Sunday ) CHE F HEK A BORE L 124DUVA L PH . 194-767 7 STERLIN G FLATWAR E SAL E 40 % OFF all open stock pieces on famous Francis 1 33Vi% OFF all open stock All other active patterns. Franci s I ha s lon g bee n on e o f America' s mos t renowne d sterlin g silve r patterns . An d no w her e i s a limite d tim e offe r t o purchas e thi s luxuriou s sterlin g patter n a t 40 % of f regula r prices . Al l 7 7 piece s i n thi s famou s patter n ar e include d i n thi s specia l 40 % of f sale . Addition ally , al l 1 6 othe r Ree d & Barto n sterlin g pattern s ar e als o o n sal e a t a substantia l 33!^ % off . Sal e end s Marc h 25,1978 . Franci s Firs t JRJEJEIG) , BEACHCOMBEKIEWELER S House of Fine Diamonds PHON E 305-296-581 1 • P.O . BO X 151 9 KE Y PLAZ A SHOPPIN G CENTE R KE Y WEST , FLORID A 3304 0 tertaihe d (an d deafened ) b y thos e car s an d driver s racin g roun d th e lak e o n Sunda y night s abou t fiftee n year s ago . Some Remarks continued from page 5 I Ching. 1 On e day , whil e observin g a figh t betwee n a snak e an d a crane , h e realize d th e principa l o f yielding , th e triump h o f sof t ove r hard , just a s wate r wear s awa y stone . H e develope d a syste m o f exercise s fro m th e natura l element s an d movement s an d th e animals . TA I CH I CHUA N i s "meditatio n i n movement, " an d allow s th e min d t o becom e photo by Karen SeZeky still , clear , calm , an d one-pointed . Throug h slo w an d precis e movement , w e begi n t o fee l an d mov e wit h ou r center , awar e o f th e spac e an d silenc e withi n us . Ta i Ch i put s emphasi s o n non-aggressiv e an d non-violen t behavior , an d i s base d o n th e Yin-Yan g principal , th e balanc e an d harmon y o f th e positiv e an d negativ e force s firs t expounde d i n th e I Ching " (th e Boo k o f Changes) . WHE N PRACTICE D regularly , Ta i Ch i i s a complet e exercis e fo r health , re juvenatio n an d longevity . It strengthen s th e centra l nervou s system , increase s respirator y capacity , an d greatl y bene fit s th e visceral , arterial , circulator y an d digestiv e systems , a s wel l a s re laxin g an d loosenin g th e muscles , joint s an d ligaments . Becaus e ther e i s n o strain , stress , tensio n o r exhaustion , Ta i Ch i Chua n i s fo r bot h youn g an d old , an d wil l preven t an d cur e man y differen t disease s an d illnesses . TA I CH I ma y b e a classica l dance , a meditation , a uniqu e exercise , a philosophy , a self-defens e eve n a wa y o f life . An d so , movin g i n th e cyclica l motion , we'v e al l returne d t o pla y dancin g wit h th e gentl e yibration s o f Ke y West . , ' \ Norman Kelner has practised and studied Tai Chi Chuan for four years under several teachers and has taught in' Key West.for three winters, as well as in Boulder 3 Colorado a and Vancouver British Columbia, He has also studied two years of Chinese Rung Fu and several years of yoga and meditation. HR S "Voluntee r Frien d Program " Expand s t o Serv e Th e Retarde d TH E FLORID A DEPARTMEN T o f Healt h an d Rehabilitativ e Service s Voluntee r Progra m ha s no w expande d it s "Voluntee r Frien d Program " t o serv e th e mentall y retarded . ACCORDIN G T O Le s Washbish , HR S Voluntee r Service s Coordinator , th e "Voluntee r Frien d Program " i s on e o f man y voluntee r service s offere d t o Healt h an d Rehabilitativ e Service s client s i n Monro e County . Washbis h state d tha t th e Voluntee r Frien d Pro gra m i s simila r t o Bi g Brother s an d Sister s o f America . Althoug h i n th e Incredibl e kites • Imported from all over the world t ^ioeTh e WIN D Wi+ K Healtky Air Hints ... Tk e Finest Sea . Shet U .. . .. . A t Afos t Reasonabl e Prices $l>*eim*n Shells That win we* Key Street * 33040 pas t th e progra m ha s bee n aime d a t pro vidin g volunteer s t o wor k wit h young ster s wh o ar e i n nee d o f a one-to-on e relationshi p wit h a n adult , no w th e progra m wil l includ e supervisio n o f mentall y retarde d individuals . A s a Voluntee r Frien d helpin g a mentall y retarde d person , th e voluntee r i s i n a positio n t o wea r man y differen t hats . H e o r sh e ca n b e a friend , coun selor , tutor , recreatio n aide , an d a n employmen t counselor . Th e mos t impor tan t thin g abou t a Voluntee r Frien d i s tha t h e o r sh e ca n hel p satisf y man y differen t need s o f a mentall y retarde d person . Th e voluntee r mus t b e concerne d abou t th e person' s welfar e an d willin g t o spen d tim e helpin g i n an y wa y tha t h e o r sh e can . WASHBIS H STATE D tha t Voluntee r Friend s provid e recognition , reinforce ment , encouragemen t an d support fo r positiv e change s i n a mentall y retarde d person' s academic , socia l an d physica l skills . Th e voluntee r serve s a s a catalys t wh o encourage s th e parents , th e school , th e employe r an d othe r im portan t peopl e t o provid e positiv e rein forcemen t an d recognitio n fo r positiv e changes . ANYON E wh o woul d lik e t o shar e him sel f wit h a mentall y retarde d perso n i s aske d t o contac t Le s Washbis h a t 294-646 6 o r com e t o 131 5 Whitehea d Street . TH E BEAUTIFU L WATER S O F TH E KEY S BEYON D ULS . 1 HOURL Y HAL F DA Y FUL L DA Y _]ptzmoon Jtzllaht SAI L CHARTER S / KE Y WES T F L 294-3106 TH E FUL L MOO N SALOO N AN D LUNC H ROO M OPE N FO R LUNC H Wednesday-Sunda y 11:30-3:0 0 yr. *

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1 4 FO R OVE R FIFT Y YEAR S FOO D PALAC E NO T JUS T A GROCER Y ... . BU T A SOCIA L CENTE R 52 2 Flemin g St . • Ph . 296-566 3 Ope n 8 a m 7 p m Mon-Sa t 8 a m 6 p m Sunday s KE Y E\SHION § PRESENT S OU R GALAX Y O F DESIGNER S CREATIN Q I N TH E WORLD' S MOS T IN-DEMAN D FABRIC S I N KE Y WES T 52 9 FRON T STREE T YOU'R E WELCOM E T O WATC H THE M PRIN T ISLAMORAD A •MARATHO N . KE Y WES T MIAM I FT . LAUDERDAL E SILVE R SPRING S ST . PET E BEAC H CLEARWATE R WINTE R PAR K DAYTON A BEAC H VER O BEAC H JACKSONVILL E HOUSTO N HILTO N HEAD ' KIAWA H ISLAN D VIRGINI A BEAC H ANNAPOLI S BALTIMOR E SOUTHER N PINE S NANTUCKE T . V J \ 1 c />7 1 a V _ ) r > L > UJ " KtY WfSr j MOST )NTIMAT( HtSTAURANT Servin g Dinne r 6-1 1 P.M . Dail y Closed Tuesdays Bee r & Win e 42 5 Fron t Stree t 294-670 7 KEY WEST'S MOST ' INTIMATE RESTAURANT MASTE R CHARG E BANKAMERICAR D AMERICA N EXPRES S The sidewalk program is moving along, as these photos show. The photo on the left is of recently completed sidewalks on' Sth Streets and the photo on the right is of 12th Street, which is next to be sidewalked. Note the tree that has been saved in the photo on the left. The workmen have been instructed to be very careful to preserve as many of the trees as possible, and, in the event that a tree has to go, ihey will try to transplant it and place it on the homeowner's property (if the size makes it feasible, that is). A few trees like Florida Holly and the Australian! Pine will not be saved, but if you have a tree you would like to have saved, ask the workmen to pave around it. If there is any dispute, the Tree Commission should be called to work out the difficulty . President Peggy Mills has not been well recently, but members Marie Pinder and Merilee McCoy can be contacted. LGDP-A-WOR Q b y Bell e Haskel l Thi s loop-a-wor d puzzl e contain s places , peopl e an d thing s familia r t o Ke y Westers . Circl e eac h wor d i n th e diagra m an d cros s i t of f th e list . Word s ofte n overlap , an d letter s ma y b e use d mor e tha n once . The y rea d forward , backward , up , dow n o r diagonally . Al l th e letter s i n th e diagra m wil l no t b e used . Hav e fun ! 1 . Ancho r 2 . Artis t 3 . Bike s 4 . Boa t 5 . Bubb a 6 . Cat s 7 . Chowde r 8 . Conc h Trai n 9 . Cora l 10 . Depo o 11 . Dog s 12 . Duva l 13 . Fritter s 14 . Harbo r WOR D LIS T 15 . Hemingwa y 16 . Holida y 17 . Hucke l 18 . Islan d 19 . Kraal s 20 . Lati n 21 . Lim e 22 . Mallor y 23 . Mango s 24 . McCo y 25 . Monro e 26 . Nav y 27 . Pal m 28 . Pelican s 29 . Pie r 30 . Pina-colact a 31 . Pirate s 32 . Sai l 33 . San d 34 . Se a 3 5 . Shorty s 36 . Shrim p 37 . Sk y 38 . Solare s Hil l 39 . Su n 40 . Sunse t 41 . Tid e \ Remodelin g a grea t ok S hous e tha t doesn' t hav e a grea t kitchen ? BeforejrMstar t ripping , dr«f > ta an d se e as . Greatkitehea s bcgt a wit t grea t liee s — yeor s aa A ours . Whethe r yo» . waa l j ^ cookia g Islaai , a tBKStaM e coraer , a r a desk^iMae ' eealw, ' briagyoa r qaesStaa s tons , We'r e o n o a fee lates t idea s to pa t togethe r a btaBtifu l kttcfeea , S o whethe r it' s Vteteria a o r modem , w e cut . help . t«r a kitche n tha t fife yoa r seed s a s wel l a s yoa r famse, Ma g your . question s aa i fo'B grr e y«f t som e aaswm . V DARB Y & MITCHEL L CABINETMAKER S U S I , Stoc k Islan d Telephon e 294-737 7 C D S O L A R E S H I L L OUUWSS.ETARIP B NVN.GIFJQTUVM U CARSHORTYSAI B HLVKEYTSRLWR B TTEYYNNASSRH A RAPIERWIFGMS D AOIRSMALLORY E IBNTUVAZXDFA P NSAECHOWDERW O MCCOYGLESREG O LOORMJAEESEN R IRLNKLTSKDDI M MAAOOAIKICFM T ELDMELNTBCUE R SFASSPRO.BRAH H N R N M ANGO S B C T U A I C T R N N A R T I S . T . C T H S M O . • D L H " T R L S I T OH O L I D A Y MA L L E R I S L A N D SO A L ERTMKCOPPOMR R P S U N S E T U A R W K P (305 ) 294-531 5 21 7 DUVA L KE Y WES T Florid a 3304 0 JIMM Y BUFFET T T-SHIRT S 1 5 D O , v ^ U furm® tooe&er wiins a tan,... wannaosalisd &tc. me&^W? Needlepoir4" t Gift s # Needlepoin t • • PersiA M LJoo l * SpecU t Order s FloS S (oil ill! ! illll l biA — li l i i n V li l I J • J f Ft . TH E Fo r eleganc e withou t extravaganc e OPE N 7 DAY S A W1E K QUEEN S TflBL E DINNE R wit h Johnn y Pritchar d a t th e pian o 5:3 0 p.m . t o 11:0 0 p.m . •/• ; :'•'••.•• : . HUNCH:• • ' / '. • Noon'ti l 2:1 S p.m . :.:' • :. ; : : •. . • BREAKFAS T . : : ', ; ' 7:0 0 a.m . t o 11:0 0 a.m . Sunda y Brunc h Cocktail s i n th e popula r WES T INDIE S lOUNG E •'; ; ' /;:, ; ;•• ' :• • Nooi t 'ti l 2a.rn . : ' ';••• : />; ; ^Al.;THE'SANTA'MARIA'MOTa ; JM? ! 296-54.78; : 14O t SiMONTO N ST . KI V WEST . FtORlD A e v j i * r !

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1 6 HAL F SHEL L RA W BA R clam s oyster s lobster conc h choiude r ston e cra b • shrim p conc h fritter s smoke d fis h & shrim p an d mor e BEE R & WIN E ENTERTAINMENT WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY, SUNDAY NIGHTS SATURDAY AFTERNOONS BI G COPPIT T COWBOY S Phi l Prise , banj o Ro n Hatfield , guita r Eddi e West , bas s guita r Land s En d Villag e Foo t o f Margare t St . Ke y West , Florid a Nea r th e Turtl e Kraal s Phon e Z34-7flGf l editoria l b y Bil l Hucke l Southeas t Florid a Coas t Executiv e Directo r o f Chambe r o f Commerce , Cit y o f 2 5,00 0 population . MB A preferred . $20,000-$22,00 0 wit h 2 yea r contract . Repl y Bo x T-925 , Wal l Stree t Journa l THI S NOTIC E ra n i n th e Tuesday , Novembe r 8 , 1977 , editio n o f th e Wall Street Journal, an d mor e tha n 8 0 re sponse s wer e received . Th e jo b bein g offere d wa s tha t o f Larr y Rogers , ex ecutiv e vice-presiden t o f th e Ke y Wes t Chambe r o f Commerce . Thi s actio n cause d grea t furo r wit h th e genera l membershi p o f th e Ke y Wes t Chambe r an d wit h som e o f th e directors . Th e reaso n fo r thei r outrag e wa s simple : seekin g t o replac e Larr y Roger s wa s no t authorize d b y th e Boar d o f Director s o f th e Chambe r o f Commerce , an d a smal l grou p o f dissiden t director s ha d initiate d thi s actio n o n thei r own . WHE N THI S BECAM E PUBLIC , a specia l meetin g o f th e Chambe r wa s hel d fo r th e genera l membership . Man y o f thos e wh o turne d out wer e furious . Jo e Pinder , a directo r an d pas t presiden t o f th e Chamber , stoo d u p an d sai d tha t h e wa s par t o f th e grou p tha t ha d place d th e ad , bu t denie d that the y ha d i n min d anythin g mor e tha n "testin g th e waters " t o se e wh o els e migh t b e intereste d i n bein g th e executiv e vice-presiden t o f thi s Chambe r o f Commerce . Severa l mem ber s stoo d u p t o sa y tha t the y resente d deepl y th e action s o f thi s group . Th e meetin g resolve d nothing . O N JANUAR Y 11 , a regula r meetin g wa s hel d t o determin e i f Larr y Roger s woul d hav e hi s annua l contrac t renewe d t o serv e anothe r year . Ther e wa s suc h a turn-ou t tha t th e meetin g ha d t o b e hel d i n Mallor y Squar e Conventio n Hall . Becaus e th e feeling s o f th e member • shi p ra n s o high , th e firs t par t o f th e meetin g wa s turne d ove r t o comment s fro m th e floor . E d Knight , a well-know n loca l realtor , spok e glowingl y abou t Larr y Rogers . On e o f th e mai n problem s facin g Rogers , Knigh t said , wa s th e difficult y o f operatin g o n a year-to yea r contract , an d h e fel t tha t wit h a three-yea r contrac t Roger s woul d b e abl e t o ru n thing s mor e comfortably . Bu t eve n wit h th e uncertaint y o f a year to-yea r job , Knigh t fel t tha t Roger s ha d don e a fin e job . DR . PHI L DOBERT , a directo r o f th e Chamber , go t u p t o spea k agains t keep in g Roger s i n hi s job . H e fel t th e Chambe r woul d hav e 60 0 member s wit h prope r leadershi p (ther e ar e 31 1 member s now ) . H e pointe d ou t tha t ther e wer e 8 0 som e replie s t o th e advertisemen t i n th e Wall Street Journal an d that som e ver y qualifie d peopl e wer e intereste d i n comin g t o Ke y Wes t fo r th e job . A T THI S POINT , Knigh t aske d wha t salar y wa s advertised , an d th e repl y wa s $22,000 . Knigh t wondere d ho w man y replie s the y woul d hav e receive d i f the y ha d offere d th e salar y tha t Roger s gets , whic h i s $13,000 . Ti m Miller , firs t vice-presiden t of.th e Chamber , the n spok e i n favo r o f Rogers . H e pointe d out tha t i n hi s trip s t o touris t convention s i n th e stat e o f Florid a everyon e kne w an d re specte d Larr y Rogers , an d th e over whelmin g consensu s wa s tha t li e wa s doin_ g ? i fin e job . WHE N TH E VOTE S WER E COUNTED , how ever , th e motio n t o retai n Roger s wa s defeated : 1 1 vote s agains t an d 7 for . Member s ha d th e righ t t o appeal , an d a petitio n fo r a referendu m wa s pu t for ward . Th e referendu m aske d on e questio n only : "Ar e yo u i n favo r o f retainin g Larr y Roger s a s executiv e vice-presiden t o f th e Chamber? " Thi s wa s maile d ou t t o al l th e members . Th e resul t o f th e referendu m wa s receive d towar d th e en d o f January , an d Larr y Roger s wa s retaine d a s th e executiv e vice-presiden t o f th e Chambe r o f Commerc e whe n th e vote s o f th e genera l membershi p wer e counted . WHA T REMAIN S NOW ? Grea t divisive nes s betwee n tw o group s wh o mak e u p th e membershi p o f th e Chamber , fo r on e thing . I wen t t o spea k t o spokesperson s o n bot h side s t o fin d ou t wha t wa s happen in g i n thi s affair . I spok e wit h Ti m Miller , wh o has _ bee n particularl y voca l i n hi s denuncia tio n o f th e grou p wh o place d th e adver tisemen t t o replac e Larr y Rogers . H e i s th e firs t vice-presiden t o f th e Cham ber . H e trace s th e group' s (i n additio n t o Dober t an d Pinder , suc h well-know n Ke y Wester s a s Marg o Golan , Gayl e Swofford , Dav e Hora n an d Jac k Smit h ca n b e counte d i n o n thi s side ) dissatisfactio n wit h th e Chambe r bac k t o th e perio d o f th e Resor t Tax , whic h als o divide d th e Chamber . Mille r sai d tha t thi s grou p helpe d t o ge t th e Resor t Ta x bottle d u p i n th e Count y Commissio n (wher e i t i s presentl y tabled) , while , i n truth , i f i t ha d bee n pu t t o a referendu m fo r th e voter s t o decid e on , i t woul d hav e bee n passe d int o law . MILLE R SAY S tha t thi s i s a power fu l -cliqu e tha t i s use d t o gettin g it s ow n way , an d wit h thei r ow n ma n i n 1 7 charg e o f th e Chamber , th e Chambe r woul d b e mor e receptiv e t o thei r wishe s (Roger s fo r example , wa s i n favo r o f th e Resor t Tax ) . Severa l othe r peopl e pointe d ou t tha t man y member s o f th e dissiden t grou p ar e als o member s o f th e Ke y West,an d Lowe r Key s 'Developmen t Corporation , an d the y speculate d tha t th e dissident s wante d a differen t ma n leadin g th e Cham be r s o tha t h e woul d g o alon g wit h thei r idea s o n change s fo r th e Nav y Base , whic h migh t includ e condominiums . I SPOK E T O a membe r o f th e grou p seekin g t o replac e Larr y Rogers , an d h e suggeste d tha t I spea k wit h Dr . Dobert , wh o ha s bee n actin g a s a spokesma n fo r them . I calle d Dr . Dobert , an d h e sug geste d tha t I refe r t o th e lette r whic h wa s sen t ou t t o al l member s askin g the m t o vot e N O o n th e referendu m t o reappoin t Rogers . Th e lette r state s (i n part) : "We (those who signed the letter) are of the opinion thai the division within the Chamber will be remedied only by the appointment of a dynamic director, who can involve all our members in Chamber, activities . We want to restore the Chamber to the general membership through an executive vice-president who will maintain contact with you and all members in order to gain your valuable -input. For too long you have paid your annual dues and then been ignored for the remainder of the year. We believe that the direction and scope, of the Key West Chamber of Commerce should be expanded from a solely tourist-oriented body to one -which functions to protect and 120 8 -Simanttn t POO R RICHARD' S BUTTER Y i s no w ope n fo r th e season. Th e Cabare t a t Poo r Richard' s feature s Liv e Entertainmen t Nightl y 11:30 1:3 0 Phon e 294-071 7 1 i: ••-'?• £ Editorial continued on page 26 CAPTUR E HE R HEAR T wit h perfum e i n sparklin g glas s an d bras s You r presenc e wil l b e fel t year roun d whe n yo u choos e on e o f ou r classi c fragrance s .. . jus t fo r her.. . perfec t fo r Valentine' s Day . staine d glas s silve r an d gol d castin g ma c ra m e als o custo m wor k handmad e potter y shark s teet h bead s an d finding s jeweler y W e sugges t . 4 flui d ounce s fro m ou r classi c blen d collection , charmingl y tucke d I n a tin y glas s ches t wit h ou r handprin t fabri c ba g .. . $15.00 . Environmenta l Circu s 51 8 OUVA L ST . Duva i Stree t (ON E BLOC K AWAY ] MOM.-SAT . 109 SUN . 129 10% off all baas ih shop (except il) th * Belts H&hc/st;-hcl,e4 Buck kh.'fe. cases Custo m air-brushe d shirt s 41 4 Green e St . pus t 3 door s from S Capt . Tony's ] Ke y Wes t _ _ 41 6 Green e Stree t Upstair s 52 4 FRON T STREE T • KE Y WEST , FLORID A 3304 0

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1 8 Horace' s Caretake r This story is based on a true Key West experience, and is concluded from last month. b y Rober t Davie s UPON THE DEATH of the eccentric Karl Richtev, the narrator has become caretaker of the family mansion and a gruesome* lifelike doll named Horace, Richter's alter ego. The doll had been given to Richter's fathers a doctor, by an inmate at the Fort Jefferson prison! Oust before the doctor abandoned the prison to an outbreak of yellow fever and was lost at sea. O N TH E SAM E DA Y tha t th e ol d woman , gav e m e a tou r o f th e house , I move d m y thing s int o Kar l Richter' s bedroom . Ther e wa s a couc h i n th e bedroom . I t woul d b e bette r t o slee p there , I thought , tha n i n tha t bed . Th e rai n ha d arrive d not lon g afte r th e thunder , an d it wa s comin g dow n i n sheets , lash in g agains t th e window s an d drummin g o n th e ti n roof . I pushe d ope n th e Frenc h door s t o th e balcon y an d wen t ou t t o tak e a loo k a t th e storm . Th e darknes s o f th e heav y rai n cause d a nearb y street ligh t t o com e o n prematurely . Throug h th e downpour , th e ligh t appeare d wit h a hal o aroun d it . Tw o car s move d dow n th e floode d stree t cautiously , pushin g littl e bo w waves , whil e thei r wiper s worke d bac k an d fort h madly . I decide d t o be, gi n m y dutie s a s a caretake r b y inspect in g th e entir e hous e fo r wate r leaks . I WEN T THROUG H eac h roo m upstair s wit h a flashlight , checkin g th e ceiling s fo r drippin g water . At last , th e for bidde n bac k bedroo m doo r t o Horace ' s roo m confronte d me. ' Th e bedroo m wa s dark . Amorphou s shape s o f hoode d furni tur e loome d menacingly . O n th e othe r sid e o f a n ope n shutter , I sa w rainwate r cascadin g lik e a waterfal l ove r th e eave s o f th e roof . N o leak s here . Th e rai n pounde d loudl y o n th e roo f a s I move d int o Horace' s room . I coul d se e th e doll' s silhouett e an d th e roun d out lin e o f its.head?.th e fac e wa s blacke d ou t b y shadow , I turne d o n th e ligh t an d expecte d t o se e Horace' s leerin g face . Th e light reveale d a sa d expres sion . Th e dol l sa t slumpe d t o on e sid e i n a n attitud e o f fatigue . Ho w coul d a woode n objec t hav e any-expression , muc h les s chang e it ? Perhap s Horac e wa s a kin d o f inkjalo t test ? On e coul d pro jec t int o th e doll' s feature s wha t on e wa s feelin g a t th e moment . I wa s fatigue d Hence , th e dol l looke d tired . Strangely , the dol l coul d indee d b e a mirro r fo r the.fac e o f m y ow n psychologica l being . "An d just wh o d o yo u thin k yo u are? " I sai d t o Horace . '.. : Instantly , a doo r slamme d shu t somewher e dow n th e hallway . I flinche d bu t ha d n o doub t i t wa s th e win d fro m th e rainstorm . "Aha! " I sai d aloud . "S o that' s you r specialt y , psychokinesi s I " N o soone r di d I pronounc e th e wor d psychokinesi s whe n a n alarmin g realiza tio n cam e ove r me . Horac e wa s slumpe d ove r now . I kne w fo r a ' fac t tha t Horac e ha d bee n i n a n uprigh t postur e o n m y firs t encounte r wit h him . I t mus t hav e bee n th e wind , I reasoned , whic h rocke d th e chai r an d cause d th e dol l t o shif t position . • . "Okay, " I sai d calmly , "let' s se e i f there'. s anythin g t o this. " Keepin g on e ey e o n Horace , I foun d a glas s bea d necklac e o n to p o f a ches t o f drawers . Afte r wrappin g th e necklac e aroun d th e doll' s righ t hand , I turne d ou t th e light , left , th e room , an d locke d th e oute r bedroo m door . TH E RAI N STOPPE D aroun d midnight . Th e win d died , too , an d th e nigh t too k o n a n eeri e peacefulness , despit e th e continual , stroboscopi c flashe s o f hea t lightning . Thre e time s durin g th e lon g night , whit e ligh t seare d th e bedroo m an d awok e m e wit h a start . Man y noise s i n th e hous e demande d studiou s attention , stric t analysis , and , a t times , trackin g down . Eac h investigatio n brough t obviou s findings : a sas h cor d tappin g th e wall ; th e backyar d cister n pum p clickin g o n an d of f automatically ; o r rainwate r drainin g fro m th e roof , patterin g th e large , droopin g li p o f a banan a tre e leaf . Othe r noise s coul d onl y b e at tribute d t o th e contractio n o r expansio n o f woo d i n th e floor s o r staircase . Th e ol d house , o n that coo l night , creaJce d an d groane d lik e a shi p ridin g a t anchor . . A T SUNSE T o n th e fourt h evening , whil e upstairs , I hear d th e squea l o f th e rust y fron t gate . Takin g a positio n o n th e balcony , I looke d dow n t o fin d a hunchbacked , elderl y woma n wearin g a purpl e an d blac k Cuba n shawl . Sh e wa s mutterin g t o hersel f i n Spanis h an d takin g thing s ou t o f he r enormou s hand ba g an d placin g the m o n th e steps . I coul d barel y tak e m y eye s of f her , but somethin g caugh t m y attentio n toward s > th e ir,o n fence . A Nassa u paraso l (i t wa s stripe d i n multicolo r lik e th e dom e awnin g o f a merry-go-round ) wa s stuc k uprigh t amon g th e ornamenta l ironwor k o f th e fence , cocke d jauntil y toward s th e sidewalk . Wer e I t o holle r a t thi s trespasser , I woul d no t hav e learne d wha t wa s goin g t o happe n next . S o I watche d quietl y a s th e shawle d figur e put dow n o n th e step s thre e guine a pep pers , a chicken' s severe d head , an d on e palsie d chicke n claw . Sh e arrange d thes e item s i n a n od d configuratio n an d the n dre w a circl e aroun d the m wit h whit e cha.lk . Stil l muttering , sh e mad e thre e o r fou r passes , sowin g wha t appeare d t o b e rice . Unabl e t o contai n mysel f an y longer , I rushe d downstair s t o confron t her . B y th e tim e I reache d th e windo w , o n th e fron t door , sh e wa s gone . I MAR K TH E FIFT H NIGH T a s th e nigh t tha t thing s bega n t o ge t ver y strange . ^.Surprisingly , fo r th e firs t tim e sinc e I move d i n I fel l aslee p easily . Fro m th e coffin-lik e confine s o f tha t tortur ou s couch , I tumble d an d somersaulte d outwar d int o th e real m o f dreams . Th e ocea n undulate d ove r th e ree f i n gloss y swells . I t wa s a bright , blu e day . I balance d o n th e swayin g gunne l o f th e boat , peerin g dow n int o a ston e garde n o f cora l sculptur e an d purpl e se a fans . Adjustin g m y mask , I leape d fro m th e boat ; explosion s o f bubble s envelope d m e i n weightles s freedom . I stretche d ou t an d kicke d fo r th e bottom . Tropica l fis h i n neo n an d iridescen t colors, . quic k a s butterflies , darte d away . t glide d alon g throug h cor.a l canyon s an d ove r dome s o f brai n coral . I wa s elated , weightles s an d free , unti l tha t strang e callin g began . I t cam e fro m man y voice s lik e Gregoria n chant s an d compose d a n eeri e overla y t o th e water y scen e sur roundin g me . I n th e dream , I surface d t o se e i f ther e wer e Siren s callin g m e fro m wher e wave s brok e o n th e expose d par t o f th e reef . Th e callin g continued , bu t I coul d no t locat e it s source : ther e wa s nothin g bu t breaker s creamin g ove r th e rock s an d th e blu e ename l sk y an d se a beyond . I dov e agai n an d chase d a schoo l o f grazin g parro t fish . Th e callin g gre w louder , a s i f th e sourc e o f i t wa s annoye d a t m y indifference . Rollin g over , I swa m fo r th e sun , fo r th e surfac e above . Th e voice s reache d a n unbearabl e crescendo . Holdin g m y ears , I dove , soundin g deepe r an d deepe r i n a n attemp t t o escape . Al l a t once , water , coral , fish , se a an d sk y dis solved . I entere d a blac k void , hel d captiv e b y wha t ha d becom e shrieking . I wa s frantic . I AWOK E O N M Y BACK , tossin g an d turning , m y hear t pounding . Bu t th e nightmar e ha d no t stopped . I awok e int o somethin g wors e tha n . a nightmar e an d wishe d tha t I wer e dreamin g again : th e shriekin g wen t o n an d on . Fo r a second , • I di d no t wan t t o acknowledg e m y pre dicament , a s whe n on e wh o i s insid e a funhous e doe s no t wan t t o se e wha t i s behin d th e nex t door . Th e shriekin g cam e fro m insid e th e ver y wall s o f th e bedroom l I di d m y bes t t o suppres s th e panic . I t wa s har d t o breathe ; muscle s i n m y nec k wen t rigid . Ho w I wante d to'fle e bu t coul d no t mov e a n inch ! Jus t a s I wa s goin g t o crac k fro m th e sustaine d terror , th e voices , tha t terribl e shrieking , ceased . M y knee s gav e out , an d I collapse d o n th e couc h shakin g an d adrenalized . AFTE R TURNIN G O N EVER Y LIGH T i n th e room , I calme d dow n an d recalle d th e ol d woma n urgin g m e t o slee p i n Richter' s bedroom . Ha d I bee n se t up ? I decide d t o searc h th e hous e fo r evidenc e o f som e prank . Creepin g dow n th e upstair s hallway , I grabbe d eac h doorkno b wit h m y lef t han d whil e holdin g ready , i n th e righ t hand , a n old , Spanish-America n Wa r sabe r Angr y now , I dre w i n deepl y an d the n shove d th e doo r ope n yellin g a battl e cry . I checke d eac h roo m thi s wa y unt' i I reached . Horace' s locke d room . TH E KE Y TURNE D EASILY , an d th e tongu e o f th e loc k clicke d once . I wa s beginnin g t o coo l of f an d remembere d m y experiment o f wrappin g tha t necklac e aroun d Horace' s hand . Pushin g th e doo r aja r slowly , I reache d i n quickl y an d flippe d th e ligh t o n i n a n attemp t t o surpris e whoeve r migh t b e i n there . The n I stoo d bac k an d gav e th e doo r a goo d kick . I t swun g ope n t o a clea r vie w inside : a n empt y room . Then , wit h reluctance , I tiptoe d acros s th e saggin g floo r toward s th e doorwa y t o Horace' s room . Bu t I ha d bee n draw n int o a trap , an d th e swor d wa s absolutel y useless . A t a poin t halfwa y betwee n th e oute r doo r an d Horace' s door , tw o event s happene d simultaneously : th e doo r be hin d m e slamme d shu t wit h a forc e tha t drov e m y hear t int o m y throat , and , secondly , heav y breathin g emanate d fro m Horace' s room . Confuse d fo r a moment , I hel d m y breat h t o se e i f i t wa s m y ow n excite d breathing . • I t wa s not . THROUG H FROZE N LIP S an d a dr y mouth , I finall y spok e out . "Who' s there ? Come'out ! " I demanded . Graspin g th e swor d tighter , I creepe d a fe w mor e step s ahead . A floor boar d creaked , an d th e breathin g or , I shoul d say , gaspin g stopped . Whe n I looke d dow n t o measur e th e distanc e i n footstep s fro m wher e I stoo d t o Horace' s door , I sa w them ! Piece s o f th e necklace . Small , broke n bit s an d piece s o f glass : red , green , blu e an d blac k fragments ; fragment s shattere d an d scattere d ove r th e floo r i n fron t o f me . I wa s com pelle d t o g o i n there . LIK E A SLEEPWALKE R i n th e soundles s dea d o f night , I entere d Horace' s room . Eye s aglow , lik e ho t coals , tha t demoni c idol' s jaw s worke d u p an d down , makin g a most hideou s CLACK , CLACK , CLACK ! I looke d o n fro m somewher e beyon d th e threshol d o f terror . Surrounding s too k o n a ne w an d heretofor e unsee n bu t wonderfu l significance . Th e moo n shine d int o th e room , castin g zebr a stripe s o n th e wall . I reache d fo r a ra y o f moon ligh t t o brea k i t i n hal f (i t seeme d a s soli d an d brittl e a s china ) • A grea t and ' loomin g shad e tre e outsid e wa s no t bendin g i n th e breez e bu t nodding ; noddin g a t m e i n acknowledgemen t fo r havin g finall y learne d th e Secret . TH E ROO M ITSEL F bega n t o distort . Walls, , ceilin g an d floo r telescope d awa y fro m me , convertin g th e roo m int o a lon g tunnel . Chairs , table , ches t o f drawers , lamps , everything , everythin g becam e miniaturize d an d toy-like . I screame d , ful l o f drea d an d terror , a t losin g m y mind . M y scream s di d no t fil l an d re sonat e throug h th e room , bu t sounde d muted r tin y an d toy-like . Afte r m y min d wen t askew , a trap doo r t o th e atti c droppe d down , swingin g b y tw o hinges' . Th e rop e followed , cas cadin g downwar d slowl y lik e a meanderin g snake Actin g o n wha t mus t hav e bee n telepathi c command , I pulle d one-handedl y o n th e rop e whil e starin g straigh t ahea d a t th e blan k wall . It * brough t dow n a foldin g ladde r whic h unfolde d an d alight e d ont o th e floo r lik e a landin g o f Mar s Surveyo r I . Solemnl y I mounte d eac h ste p wit h a heavines s o f foo t tha t th e condemne d demonstrat e upo n climbin g t o th e gallows . Th e squar e openin g i n th e ceilin g wa s windo w t o th e blac k voi d beyond FRO M WHA T I ha d alread y witnessed , m y logica l (o r pathological ) assumption s hel d tha t th e atti c interio r wa s merel y anothe r illusio n create d b y Horac e t o provid e a certai n kin d o f fals e reas surance ; lik e th e reassuranc e o f famil ia r realit y tha t th e flowe r provide s a t th e botto m o f a Venu s Fl y Trap . A t an y moment , b y th e tri p o f a switch , I' d fin d mysel f makin g th e long , breath bate d an d helples s slid e int o th e yawn in g mout h o f a blazin g blas t furnace . I n short , I wa s convince d tha t I ha d die d an d wa s alread y o n is y wa y t o Hell . DUST , HEAT , DARKNES S an d th e nause atin g smel l o f mothball s confronte d r. y senses . Whe n I switche d o n th e atti c light , a n illusio n consummat e wa s re vealed . I t appeare d t o b e a n ordinar y attic . Yello w mol d an d fine , vintag e dus t covere d all . Ther e wer e antiques , lamp s wit h rose-colore d shades , trunks , crust y books , ha t boxes , a cabine t sufffe d wit h medicin e bottles , a ceda r chest , an d a rac k o f circ a 190 0 men' s an d women' s apparel ; ladies ' hig h butto n dresse s wer e spotte d wit h minut e stalag mite s o f flesh y fungus . I n fron t o f a bureau' s cloude d mirror , I sa w th e ghostl y reflectio n o f m y gra y complexio n an d vacan t eyes . Hea d reeling , ra y viscera l organ s lifte d sickeningl y a s I behel d on e objec t afte r anothe r ris e an d levitate , lik e heliu m balloons ; furniture , boxes , trunks , lamp s an d chest s dance d i n th e ai r a s i f t o th e merr y working s o f marionette' s strings . Th e burea u mirro r spu n lik e a propeller . Reduce d t o idiocy , I crawle d acros s th e floo r t o a ceda r ches t an d pulle d a t it s latches , seekin g a saf e hidin g place . Bu t befor e I coul d clambe r int o thi s uterin e asylum , I notice d somethin g fastene d t o th e insid e botto m o f th e chest ; a piec e o f discolore d pape r con tainin g a child' s scrawle d an d exagger ate d lettering . November 13, 189C Key West A long time from now when I die^ horace the doll will be put in this has and put in the grave wi'ih me. Signed by horace's nastsv, Karl Robert Riahter p.s. be where of horace the doll. TH E PRINTE D LETTER S blurre d int o hieroglyphic s a s I trie d t o rerea d th e not e agai n an d again . Finally , wit h force d concentration , I ponderousl y calculate d th e author' s ag e a t si x o r seve n whe n thi s child' s versio n o f a las t wil l an d testamen t wa s executed . Th e not e allaye d m y fright , fo r i t re presente d tangibl e evidenc e o f th e evi l forc e tha t inhabite d tha t house . Yet , sittin g cross-legge d an d Buddha-happy , I wa s stil l to o grogg y t o rebu t naggin g doubt s abou t m y sanity . Th e las t thin g I ca n recal l i s hearin g a soun d 'lik e a mousetra p some wher e behin d me . I crane d i n tir e t o watc h th e ladde r launc h u p int o th e atti c an d fol d i n hal f lik e a pai r o r scissors . Th e trapdoo r followed , siar. raing tigh t a s a stoppe r i n a bottle . Recklessly , I pu t ai l ray weigh t o n it . Th e atti c ligh t wen t ou t a s I wa s cosh in g th e floo r fo r somethin g t o us e a s a too l wit h whic h t o smas h th e trapdoo r open . I stumble d int o somethin g an a struc k m y head . Littl e re d irsteorite s wheele d an d blaze d befor e m y unseein g eye s a s I blacke d out . Il l I MOS T HAV E bee n suspende d i n tha t dar k vc^ c fir it . Th e ne.-r.-;: ^ * • polic e "ffi"-> r * . ; * attic . Fr-" 1 » * • cit y f ir r < r :. -. m y 'a n cc -i r , i n a b r , ; I ^ ' . t o a n arz. -I.. * wa s shL-":. f _-<• bedroor . . neve r « „ . * < • • covere o * * • I * A n int r ; int o r ? . • r . accept s J * • -~ r muc h q u _ . officer .: • , . a s the i »--• f • anothe r ~ » : there , ~~ : spray . T " ~: 1 9 re d he r het r -*, * • * towar d r . • "Wha t ar e the y dc-in a here.?" * I asked , noddin g toward s th e police; . " A quarantin e ha s bee n place d e n th e house, " sh e said , "Bu t I hav e r. o disease . What' s really • oainc ? o n here? " "I"tol d you . Mr . Davis, " sai d th e nurse . "We'r e stil l unsure , h-it you r bloo d sanple s wer e teste d an d the y in dicat e " "Don' t I hav e a righ t t o know? " i demanded . "Th e do r to r wil l tel l you/ ' sh e replied , "Pleas e b e patient. " Th e nurs e pu t th e ca n down , go t a clipboard , an d aske d m e a serie s o f questions . Th e question s cav e rar ? a clu e a s t o wha t th e doctor s thought . Fo r example , on e questio n wen t lik e this : list * al l tropica l foreig n countrie s visite d i n th e cas t si n nc'iths . I T WASN' T UNTI L I wa s mcvs d t o th e hospita l tha t X finall y sa w th e doctor . The " docto r can e int o th e roc s os e morn in g an d sai d tha t h e wa s stil l uncertai n abou t th e diagnosis . "Yo u exhibite d jaundic e syaprcan s an d symptos s o f on e o f th e fevers . T o b e sor e specific , a s craz y a s thi s sounds , I'woul d narro w i t fiowr. t o yellow , fever . However , ther e i s n o explanatio n a s t o ho w y-ss r.ish t hav e contraste s yel lo w fever. * Yo u di d sa y tha t ye a haven' t Ke» " cu t o f th e ceur.tTv? * ' '*• « r r "Su t * • ~ o THEEN D

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2 0 Souther n Comfor t Waterfoe d Islan d Waterbed s & accessorie s Hammock s . Pyramid s Etc . 511DuvalSt . 294-226 0 LESSON S * SALE S A REPAIR S FO R TH E WBMM 1 _. ' •REASONABL Y P-RICE D UESSONS WITHHMPHAS1 S O N CWEATlVlT V -CORNE R O f SOUTHARD}DUVA L CIGAR S Do n Dieg o Roya l Jamaic a Joy a d e Nicaragu a H . Upman n PIPE S Meerschaum s Savinell i Be n Wad e Charata n An d muc h mor e s o com e i n an d enjo y "th e fines t i n smokin g pleasure " .. . Do n Lui s 60 1 Duua l Stree t 296-347 6 2 1 A Traditiona l Old' e Pirate s Ba r Bee n Importe d & Domesti c Win e an d Win e Cooler s Ches s an d Dart s Pinhal l an d Poo l Sandwiche s an d Pizz a Cable'T V Liv e Parrot s Hermi t Cra b Race s Sunda y Night s "Surfer " — Manager Ph . 305-294-723 4 61 5 DUVA L STREET , "OL D TOWN " A SUPERMARKE T FO R i AL L TOU R HAI R HEED S SHO P hai r stylin g hai r colorin g Mr . Coffe e authorize d servic e cente r • men' s cosmetic s • wholesal e supplies / 51 7 DUVA L 294-226 0 Ope n 7 days , Mon-Sa t til l 12 . Su n til l 6 netsuke s antiqu e pocke t watche s hein d painte d antiqu e lamp s designe r islan d wea r ar t nouvea u jewelr y diamond s an d mor e .. . # 3 KE Y LIM E SQUAR E (betwee n angel a & southard , jus t of f duva j in.ke y iim e square ) 296-511 1 Dail y 1 0 a.m . i o 6 p.m . STO P B Y AN D TAL K T O OU R TROPICA L BIR D Carin g I s Sharin g • THEB E AR E SOM E wh o giv e s o freel y o f themselve s that altruis m doe s no t begi n t o describ e thei r generosit y o f tim e an d spirit . Suc h peopl e ar e Mr . An d Mrs . Mac k Stanley , whose , residenc e o n Emm a Stree t serve s a s Monro e County' s onl y Emergenc y Car e Shelte r fo r homeless , neglected , an d runawa y children . The y hav e provide d a temporar y hom e fo r ove r fiv e hundre d youn g peopl e sinc e 1972 . IMAGIN E FO R A FE W MOMENT S wha t i t woul d b e lik e t o b e a youn g perso n whos e hom e i s no t a happ y place . Yo u ar e feel in g confuse d an d rebellious , s o yo u pu t you r mos t value d possession s i n a pac k and , leavin g wha t i s familia r t o yo u be hind , begi n hitchhikin g sout h wher e th e climate ' i s warme r and , hopefully , peopl e ar e mor e receptiv e t o you r emotiona l needs . Day s g o b y an d yo u fin d yoursel f at th e southernmos t poin t o f th e Unite d States , hungr y aji d withou t a plac e t o stay . Althoug h yo u hav e committe d n o crim e un de r Florid a La w b y leavin g home , yo u be com e part 'o f a grou p o f transien t peopl e wh o ar e viewe d a s undesirabl e b y th e lo cal , community . Thoug h i t seeme d lik e a goo d ide a whe n yo u starte d you r journey , thing s ar e no t quit e a s yo u expected , an d n o on e seem s willin g t o hel p yo u wit h a ne w start . Wit h n o mone y t o g o bac k t o a difficul t hom e lif e an d n o mone y t o sta y t o begi n again , livin g ma y see m crue l an d undul y harsh . THI S I S JUS T on e hypothetica l exampl e o f situation s whic h ca n leav e a chil d homeles s an d i n nee d o f help . Wher e ca n youn g poepl e turn ? Th e Stanleys ' Emer genc y Car e Shelter , throug h th e Depart ^ mento f Healt h an d Rehabilitativ e Ser vices , provide s a n answe r t o thi s gues-' " tio n i n Monro e County . "Papp a Mac " an d "Mamm a J o Jo, " a s th e childre n lovingl y cal l them , manag e thi s foste r hom e an d emergenc y care"cen te r i n a roomy , rambling , two-stor y hous e o n th e southwes t en d o f th e island . En terin g th e home , on e i s immediatel y over com e b y a war m an d receptiv e atmosphere . Mr . an d Mrs . Stanle y ar e presentl y foste r parent s fo r fiv e childre n an d temporar y parent s t o fou r others . MAC K STANLEY , a nativ e o f Georgia , cam e t o Ke y Wes t wit h th e Civi l Servic e th e sam e yea r tha t th e bridge s too k th e • plac e o f th e railroa d i n th e Florid a Keys . Josephin e Stanle y wa s bor n i n Ne w Yor k Cit y an d raise d o n Florida' s Eas t Coas t i n Jacksonville . Togethe r the y accepte d thei r firs t foste r chil d i n 1965 . I t wa s o n Decembe r thirteent h o f 197 2 that the y opene d thei r hom e fo r emergenc y car e • purposes . Papp a Ma c an d Mamma " J o J o shar e i n th e responsibilitie s o f managin g the'Emm a Stree t home . "Withou t hi s hel p I wouldn' t b e abl e t o d o it, " Mamm a J o J o asserts . "I t take s two , yo u know." . , A N EMERGENC Y CAR E SHELTER ' i s define d a s on e tha t wil l provid e a.hom e fo r child re n unti l the y ca n b e reunite d wit h thei r familie s o r place d wit h anothe r family , althoug h i t ma y tak e longe r tha n th e specifie d tw o weeks . "Som e com e i n dirt y i n th e middl e o f th e nigh t an d don' t eve n hav e a pai r o f shoes . I can' t stan d t o se e a chil d withou t prope r car e an d clpthes, " state s Mamm a J o Jo . Sh e make s sur e tha t th e youn g peopl e under stan d tha t sh e an d Papp a Ma c ar e ther e t o hel p an d wil l alway s .tak e tim e t o tal k wit h the m abou t thei r problems . Sh e doe s fee l tha t som e o f the m nee d professiona l counseling , whic h sh e i s • no t qualifie d t o handle . BOT H ..O F TH E STANLEY S admi t tha t i t i s a littl e har d t o le t g o o f th e child ren ' whe n the y d o leave , bu t say , "I f w e ca n ge t on e chil d bac k t o a goo d hom e i t make s th e day! " Ther e ar e scrapbook s o f picture s o f smilin g face s an d letter s fro m parent s thankin g the m fo r takin g car e o f thei r children . Papp a Ma c an d Mamm a J o J o emphasiz e sharin g an d growin g togethe r a s wel l a s th e importanc e o f achievemen t an d education . ha s helpe d t o giv e (thi s child ) a wonder fu l star t o n a happ y an d constructiv e life. " A FAMIL Y O F NINE , an d more , undoubt edl y require s endles s energy . Bot h o f th e Stanley s admit , "W e wonde r sometime s ho w w e wil l g o on , bu t ther e i s a need , 60 0 DUYAL . STREE T KE Y WEST . FLOR8B A 33O4 O M=MS£ R AMERICA N CS M SOCIET Y \ *^p \ The Stanleys at home. Seated are Mack and "Mamma Jo-Jo." Standing is Jessie Thomas. SIMDMI t m n . A LETTE R t o th e Stanley s fro m Robert a Pettie , forme r Famil y an d Children' s Superviso r Lii Monro e County , expresse s appreciatio n fo r thei r effort s an d goe s o n t o say , "...you r sincer e lov e fo r children , expresse d a s yo u hav e don e i n day s (an d nights ) o f watchin g an d guid in g (thi s chiId's ) growt h an d development , SUNSHINE' S ART S & CRAFT S Supplie s fo r Ar t an d Decorativ e Paintin g — Woodcarvin g Tool s — Decoupag e — Bead s — Macram e — earvdlemakin g — Ar t & Craf t Book s Candle s an d Decorativ e Ar t Item s Importe d Cfothin y Morbaai v Import s Indonesian ' import 5 s o w e do! " Tigh t stat e budget s mak e i t difficul t t o kee p thing s runnin g smoothl y now . Th e ren t an d utilitie s o n thei r Emm a Stree t residenc e ru n $40 0 pe r month . Stat e subsidie s tak e car e o f $30 0 o f thi s throug h suppor t fo r th e nin e childre n wh o presentl y resid e there . 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2 3 2 2 i LIV E ENTERTAINMENT ; I I Fitzgerald' s V SHO W LOUNG E \i NON-STO P LIV E ENTERTAINMEN T V E E 'ti l Feb . 4 NE W SOUT H BAN D & ELVI S SHO W Feb . 5-1 9 BUC K FEL L & HI S GOOD-TIM E PIAN O Wit h Sho w Ban d featurin g Jumpin g Jac k Th e Livelies t Stag e Entertaine r o n th e circui t ••••••••••••••• • Feb . 20-MARC H 4 "TH E HO T CAKES " Dynamit e I n Actio n direct from Washington D.C. 6 Piec e Ligh t & Soun d Sensationa l Sho w Grou p Fitzgerald' s 43 0 Duva l — L a Conch a Hote l L LIV E ENTERTAINMEN T I N T E R T A I N M E N T E R T A I N M E ROSIE' S goo d use d fitraitwr © tt#P.o '
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2 5 2 4 d d Islan d tradin g Post ' 'Ther e shoul d b e specia l award s fo r restaurant s tha t manag e t o combin e qualit y foo d wit h histori c surroundings , building s tha t proudl y proclai m thei r heritag e an d encourag e diner s i n thei r ow n remem branc e o f thing s past... " "Th e Pigeo n Hous e Pati o i s clearl y amon g th e fron t runner s i n Florida' s histori c house-restauran t sweepstakes. " — N. Y. Times Sunday, January 22, 1978 Lunc h 113 Dinne r fro m 6:0 0 294-103 4 301-30 3 Whitehea d S t SMATHE R S BEAC H b y Mac k Dryde n photo s b y Richar d Mars h VANDAL S AM D THIEVE S hav e cos t th e Cit y o f Ke y Wes t a goo d hun k o f mone y a t th e restroo m facilit y o n Smather s Beach , an d apparentl y th e Cit y ha s de cide d it' s no t wort h th e troubl e an d mone y t o maintai n a showe r there . Whil e it' s tru e tha t th e vandal s mak e it toug h fo r th e Cit y t o maintai n a decen t facility , it' s als o tru e tha t th e Cit y ha s lef t itsel f wid e ope n fo r suc h abuse . A S I T IS , ther e ar e thre e function in g urinals , tw o toilet s an d tw o basin s i n th e men' s room , an d fou r toilet s an d tw o basin s i n th e women's . Th e tw o out sid e shower s o n eac h sid e hav e bee n rippe d out severa l time s an d haven' t bee n i n servic e fo r severa l month s now . NO SHOWERS 18 right Th e onl y outsid e fauce t wa s tor n ou t o f th e wal l a fe w month s ago , pape r towe l dispenser s an d mirror s i n th e men' s roo m hav e bee n destroyed , an d on e o f th e women' s toilet s wa s apparentl y kick e d ou t o f kilte r an d leak s badly . " • TH E CIT Y can' t affor d t o guar d th e plac e ever y hour , o f course , bu t th e fact s poin t t o negligenc e o n somebody' s part . Fo r on e thing , th e shower s wer e repaire d wit h expose d coppe r tubin g secure d t o th e wal l wit h pip e strap s Researc h Throug h Educatio n SPECIALIZIN G IN ; dkiii g adventures , ree f trips , air , rentals , Sf t instructio n & sale s a t th e HILTO N HAVE N MOTE L S^ex t t o th e yach t clu b 16-304 4 secon d locatio n a t BO W CHANNE L MARIN A Marke r 2 0 745-354 9 TH E f=ORTER-ALLE N CO. , INC . insuranc e -sinc e fl WILLIA M APRfiA N V MU-tA M A.FREPWIH.OR . PAVI P W . FREEMA K 4-264 2 tha t anyon e coul d brea k wit h a tir e tool . Vicent e Perez , Jr., . custodia n o f th e facilit y fo r si x years , pointe d a t th e flims y pip e strap s tha t ha d bee n ben t of f whe n th e las t pip e wa s rippe d out . "Loo k a t this, " h e said . "Yo u can' t d o i t lik e thi s o r the y tea r i t righ t off . It' s a wast e o f money* " MONRO E COUNTY' S Assistan t Ground s Superviso r Willia m Gartenmayer , wh o i s overseein g constructio n o f a ver y simi la r buildin g o n Count y Beach , agree s wit h Perez . H e sai d he' s see n th e Smather s shower s an d tha t i t woul d b e relativel y eas y t o notc h th e wal l wit h a cemen t sa w an d hid e th e pipe s i n th e concrete . H e sai d th e $25,00 0 facilit y bein g buil t a t Clarenc e S . Higg s Memor ia l Beac h (Count y Beach ) wil l hav e tough , barel y expose d fixtures , wire-covere d light s recesse d i n th e ceiling , n o ex pose d wate r outlets , an d a goo d drainag e syste m fo r eas y cleaning . Ther e wil l als o b e facilitie s fo r handicappe d o f bot h sexes . "Ther e won' t b e anythin g o n th e wall s fo r theret o gra b an d tea r up, " sai d Gartenmayer . "W e haven' t decide d o n th e kind s o f pape r dispenser s tha t wil l wor k bes t yet , bu t we'l l hav e them ; an d we'l l tr y t o pu t mirror s i n there . It'l l b e abou t th e kin d o f restroo m the y hav e i n th e jails , bu t thi s wil l b e a nic e facility. " EXPOSE D PIP E isn' t th e onl y invi tatio n fo r abus e a t Smathers . Securit y i s toke n only . Foldin g iro n gate s a t th e entrance s t o eac h sid e g o onl y three-fourth s o f th e wa y t o th e ceilin g an d ar e eas y t o scale . Rock s protrudin g fro m th e wall s mak e convenien t toe-holds , too , an d a n openin g i n th e roo f offer s eas y acces s fo r agil e climbers . FINALLY , th e Cit y isn' t takin g ful l advantag e o f th e securit y i t doe s have . Perez , wh o put s i n 4 0 hour s a wee k a t Smather s an d i s th e actin g securit y guar d a s wel l a s custodian , sai d h e ha s bee n askin g fo r si x year s fo r som e kin d o f identificatio n t o giv e hi m authorit y t o enforc e th e rules . O N TH E DA Y Solares Hill interviewe d Perez , h e wa s wearin g a t-shir t an d slacks . Whe n h e politel y aske d tw o bi cycler s no t t o trom p o n th e plant s t o loc k thei r bike s t o a seagrap e tree , the y scoffe d an d aske d wh o h e though t h e was . Later , Pere z stoppe d a ma n wh o wa s abou t t o was h greas y dishe s i n th e lavator y an d go t a simila r reaction . Recreatio n Departmen t Directo r Clayto n Sterling , whe n aske d i f som e kin d o f I.D . fo r Pere z might help , said , "I t won' t b e an y troubl e t o ge t hi m a badge. " STERLIN G SAI D ther e ha d bee n com plaint s abou t " a bnnn h o f hippie s comin g WH S F M 107. 1 STERE O No w I n Ke y Wes t ou t o f th e shower s naked. " H e added , "The y us e i t fo r washin g clothes , the y tak e th e toile t pape r an d plu g u p th e toilet , the y ri p th e faucet s of f an d th e wate r runs . Anythin g yo u tr y t o d o the y jus t tea r up . expense. " It' s bee n a bi g RALP H ARNOLD , Cit y Commissione r ove r recreation , wa s aske d abou t th e possibilit y o f maintainin g shower s a t Smathers . "W e ca n completel y forge t it, " h e said . "The y kee p rippin g the m ou t o f th e ground. " Arnol d recentl y tol d Pere z t o shu t th e wate r of f a t th e mai n ever y da y a t fou r p.m . whe n h e close s th e restroo m t o discourag e break-ins . O n Januar y 2 3 Pere z sai d Commissione r Bruc e Esquinald o ha d tol d hi m befor e th e Novembe r electio n tha t h e woul d hav e fou r o r fiv e time s daily . H e ha s t o b e o n th e lookou t al l th e tim e o r peopl e pul l u p th e plant s he' s plante d aroun d th e building . He' s don e a goo d jo b wit h th e landscaping , becaus e despit e th e abus e th e plac e i s attractive . H e jus t regret s no t bein g abl e t o wate r hi s plant s a s ofte n sinc e th e outsid e fauce t wa s rippe d out . H e sai d Ke y Wes t citizen s hav e donate d th e plant s tha t surroun d th e building , an d h e obviousl y take s prid e i n keepin g th e ground s a s nea t a s possible . "N O MATTE R wha t yo u tr y t o d o fo r th e public , though , there' s alway s thos e peopl e wh o com e i n her e an d mes s i t u p fo r everybody, " sai d Perez . H e sai d h e woul d lik e th e Cit y t o hav e th e powe r t o charg e fo r th e us e o f th e shower s s o Cop t BO6' 6 RESTAURAN T Fres h daily , right-from-the-ocean SEAFOO D Ra w Oyster s Shrim p Steame d i n Bee r Coric h Chowde r Lobste r & Turtl e Stea k Homemad e Ke y Lim e Pi e Ope n 11:3 0 a.m . t o 1 1 p.m . Dail y 90 8 Carolin e St . 294-900 5 Part of the garden that Vioente tends somethin g don e a t Smathers . Pere z sai d nothin g ha s bee n don e yet . O n Januar y 2 3 Esquinald o sai d h e hope d t o hav e th e shower s repaire d "withi n a wee k t o 1 0 days. " H e sai d he' s aske d fo r estimate s fo r repairs . H e als o sai d h e ha s bee n studyin g th e possibilit y o f gettin g th e Florid a Cabine t t o approv e th e operatio n o f a commercia l establishmen t o n th e beac h s o a privat e busines s coul d maintai n restroom s an d showers . "I f th e Cit y coul d buil d a plac e an d leas e it , tha t woul d b e a sourc e o f revenue, " h e said . ARNOL D SAI D th e shower s ar e "no t ver y high " o n th e Cit y Commission' s priorit y list , whil e Esquinald o believe s the y ca n b e fixe d b y February . MEANWHILE , it' s al l Pere z ca n d o t o kee p th e plac e sanitar y an d i n workin g order . H e take s th e fuse s ou t o f th e fus e bo x durin g th e da y becaus e peopl e tak e thorn , an d h e clean s bot h restroom s the y coul d mak e enoug h mone y t o kee p th e facilit y i n goo d workin g order . "A t Christmastim e ther e mus t hav e bee n fiv e thousan d peopl e o n th e beac h an d ther e wasn' t a shower, " h e said . "An d m e b y myself , I can' t watc h every thin g al l th e tim e an d kee p everythin g clea n ever y second . I t woul d b e ver y goo d i f ther e wa s som e wa y th e Cit y coul d hir e a woma n t o watc h th e ladies ' roo m an d kee p i t clea n an d I coul d watc h th e rest. " H E WALKE D aroun d th e buildin g show in g of f hi s plants . "Yo u plan t a coco nu t an d the y pic k i t ope n t o ea t it, " h e said . H e ben t ove r an d hel d bac k th e branche s o f a shrub , the n pointe d a t a gree n shoo t comin g fro m a barel y visibl e coconut . "Thi s on e the y won' t find, " h e grinned . few 8AM-IP M dinne r 6PM-|OPr t BlS-ffemin g shce r ba r ope n fro m 1 2 noo n mo n — sa t Sunda y fro m 2 p m dancin g ever y nigh t Sunda y te a danc e movie s me n an d thur s 9 p m su n a t midnigh t dinin g roo m ope n fo r informatio n an d reservation s cal l

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2 6 dtn e wher e th e su n set s pie r hous e restauran t a t th e pie r hous e mote ! entertainmen t nightl y reservation s (305 ) 294-954 1 1 duva i stree t Pie r Hous e Restauran t DH1NK&UIIS E Locate d i n th e BEAC H CLU B PIE R HOUS E 2 7 Editorial continued from page 17 promote your local business. For example, the Chamber should be active in such areas as trying to reduce commercial electrical rates, liability and workman 's compensation insurances or to procure affordable housing for your employees; ' or to serve as a watchdog in the area of property taxation. Regular general membership meetings to gain your input MUST be held. During the past 12 months, not one general membership meeting was offered to you! This must be changed! At our own expense and on our own time, we have attempted to ascertain if Qualified men or women are available for the position of executive vice-president. Extensive experience in Chamber work, or in businesses closely affiliated with Chamber work was emphasised as a minimum qualification. Over eighty (80) responses were obtained from our search. We believe that after ten years of a no-growth, dormant Chamber of Commerce in Key West, it is time to interview other possibilities besides the present executive vice-president, and then have the new Chamber President, Mr. Billy Appl'erouth, appoint a Committee to find the best qualified person available to lead the Key West Chamber of Commerce in this critical time of business growth in our area. At no time did we intend to make a final selection or hire an executive vice-president. All applications to date as well as all future applications will be screened by all Directors. Our interest is only in the welfare of the Chamber and in the economic welfare of the community, as opposed to the welfare of one individual. 1305 1 294-954 1 PIPES , CIGARS , CUSTO M BLENDE D TOBACCO S AN D SMOKIN G ACCESSORIE S "UPSTAIRS " HARBO R HOUS E ARCAD E 42 3 FRON T ST . [305 ] 296-837 1 AFTE R LISTENIN G t o on e sid e an d readin g th e lette r sen t ou t b y th e othe r an d afte r havin g bee n presen t a t th e specia l meetin g calle d i n Decembe r an d a t th e genera l meetin g o n Januar y 11 , I hav e arrive d a t certai n opinion s whic h I wil l lis t below . 1 . I t wa s completel y wron g t o plac e a n a d askin g fo r a directo r fo r th e Chambe r withou t authorizatio n fro m AL L th e board . 2 . Thos e wh o place d th e a d wer e willin g t o voluntaril y increas e thei r due s t o mak e u p th e differenc e i n th e pa y tha t Roger s get s an d th e pa y tha t the y wer e willin g t o pay . I t i s com pletel y wron g fo r a smal l grou p o f peo pl e t o pa y a larg e portio n o f th e salar y o f a directo r wh o i s suppose d t o repre sen t al l th e member s equally . Obvious ly , thi s woul d lea d t o a favoritis m to war d th e grou p payin g thi s surcharge . 3 . Th e accusatio n tha t th e chambe r ha s suffere d fro m a dwindlin g member shi p doesn' t hol d up. I n 1977 , fo r ex ample , ther e wer e 6 3 ne w members , com pare d t o a los s o f 1 8 members . O f th e 18 , 6 close d thei r businesses , an d 1 2 wer e droppe d fo r non-paymen t o f dues . Also , th e budge t ha s grow n fro m $26,00 0 te n year s ag o t o $44,00 0 today . 4 . Th e charg e tha t no t on e genera l membershi p meetin g wa s hel d i n 197 7 i s no t valid . Al l meeting s ar e ope n t o member s o f th e Chamber , an d ther e ar e abou t 1 2 a year . 5 . Las t summe r Rogers , o n in structions , sen t ou t a surve y t o al l member s t o fin d ou t ho w the y fel t abou t Workman' s Compensatio n Insuranc e rates . Thes e surve y result s wer e give n t o Representativ e Jo e Alle n s o tha t h e woul d hav e th e feeling s o f loca l mer chant s whe n he ' vote d o n thi s issue . Thi s make s nonsens e o f th e charg e i n th e lette r tha t th e Chambe r di d nothin g abou t this . 6 . At th e meetin g t o rehir e o r fir e Rogers , man y o f th e dissiden t • director s vote d t o conduc t th e ballotin g Fresh Squeezed ORANG E JUIC E • '/••• •• 8 oz . :•":..••• '-. ; ; : 3 5 cent s NIBBLE S I I 40 0 Simonto n St . Ke y West , Ha . 294-704 0 Telephon e 305.296-288 5 YOU R FRIEND S AN D LOVER S •KITCHE N FRES H HAN D DIPPE D CHOCOLATE S Larp c Selectio n o l Importe d Har d an d Fille d Candie > 4 (Ala . "WE SHIP itSYIPHlKE" ari d FRUI T SHiPPIN G W e Shi p Florida' s Citru s Al l Ove r Th e Unite d State s Canada , Europ e & locall y PIRATE' S ALLE Y KE Y WES T i n secret . Thi s woul d hav e bee n th e cas e i f i t hadn' t bee n fo r th e fas t thinkin g o f ne w Cit y Commissione r Alto n Weekley , wh o pointe d ou t tha t secre t ballotin g woul d b e a violatio n o f th e "sunshin e law. " I n thei r letter , th e dissiden t grou p said , "Fo r to o lon g yo u (th e genera l membership ) hav e pai d you r annua l due s an d the n bee n ignore d fo r th e remainde r o f th e year. " Nothin g ignore s th e genera l membershi p mor e tha n t o conduc t a secre t ballo t o n a matte r tha t s o vitall y interest s them . THE KEY WEST CITIZEN sai d i n a n editoria l o n Sunday , Januar y 22 , 1978 : "So far no plan has been revealed and no solution for the Chamber's real problems has been suggested other than to blame Rogers for just about everything and to humiliate him before the public. And that has gone too far. Let those who criticize the Chamber's director suggest precisely what THEY are going to do to help transform that body, not what.they are willing -to pay someone else to do. If, after lengthy debate and self-examination, the rest of the • members buy such a total plan and replacing Rogers is one element deemed necessary, then he should go. But replacing him outside ,of such a, context, seems little more , than an expression of misdirected anger 3 frustration and a dash of vicious bite. • LARR Y ROGER S wa s electe d b y referen du m t o retai n hi s pos t a s executiv e vice presiden t o f th e Ke y Wes t Chambe r o f Commerce . I t wa s a clos e vot e 12 3 vote s fo r retentio n an d 10 6 against . Quit e obviously , ther e i s dee p divisio n i n th e Chamber , an d th e half-truth s an d untruth s use d an d unauthorize d actio n take n agains t Roger s onl y serv e t o in creas e thi s division . Mos t o f thos e »t*nei> wfssft e "key west , 294-686 6 pa t I fl^ra^sa&s » f th e academ y ©^sts g jfj-ootn i a t SS.pe^Mijuf ^ v jpiel t u p I to k« y wes * tit y tpHwnincf wit h tende r ! l h&t l i FIN E ITALIA N AMERICA N FOO D 120 2 Simonto n OU R 31s t YEA R 294-089 3 Ope n 5-1 1 Close d Sunday s E Y WE S GLAS S WORK S Stained gtaSS shades and , Custom C A traditional c/esicjil S; sup/>f('es , classes and Ae%lcAation. fO< S Whitman 29*7-053f f E * i wh o vote d agains t Roger s undoubtedl y di d s o ou t o f honorabl e disagreement s wit h th e wa y th e jo b ha s bee n done . Unfortunately , som e o f thes e wer e in fluence d b y th e untruth s levele d agains t him . Th e resul t i s th e unresolve d dee p divisio n withi n th e Chamber . WHA T SOLUTION S remain , fo r th e Cham ber , then ? I honestl y don' t know . Woul d a ne w electio n o f th e boar d o f director s help ? I t might . A grou p ha s bee n appointe d t o stud y an d mak e recom mendation s fo r change s an d updatin g i n th e by-law s o f th e Chamber . Thi s i s good . I t woul d b e goo d t o figur e jus t wha t th e Chambe r i s suppose d t o b e an d the n tak e step s t o becom e it . Ther e i s widesprea d confusio n a s t o wha t th e purpose s o f thi s Chambe r ar e i n thi s transitiona l perio d i n Ke y West . I t i s importan t tha t honorabl e mean s b e use d t o attemp t an y change s tha t member s fee l ar e indi cated . Hones t difference s d o no t hav e t o lea d t o grea t antagonisms ; dishones t difference s invariabl y do . An d then , finally , a fe w resignation s fro m th e boar d migh t b e a ste p i n th e righ t dir ection . Al l vessel s compl y ^tFz. wit h U.S . Coas t Guard ^ safet y regulations Thpical 1 Trips bwltts you to SAILIKG , SNORKELING , REEFTBIP S Sp™* — MooiJgh t Saiis , Sunse t Sail s --*-•= Grou p o r Extende d Charter s Availabl e P.O . Bo x 1153 , Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 294-213 1 Tire d o f impersona l jewelry ? Describ e you r idea s directl y t o th e artis t wh o craft s you r needs . An y stone s cu t an y shap e mounte d i n silve r o r gold . Al l stone s natura l untreated . Writ e o r cal l toda y an d receiv e a fre e estimat e o n you r creation . Guarantee d immediat e response . sitamiti i custo m mtk ! ' ^ , jtsstlr g repai r nci l jeffcrj j pMlra g 505-296-845 7 josa to! stree t ke g tttst, flurui a lovin g «at*e*-a! i fcfee^s-all size s Clif f & Isabe l Adam s GALLER Y 4 1 9 Rar e rug s Tapestrie s Antique s Work s o f Ar t Tue s t o Sa t 12-6 ; Su n t o Mo n 47 42 1 Simonto n St. , Ke y West , F L 3304 0 US A introduce s women

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2 8 2 9 Distinctiv e Lamp s & Windo w Design s TII L Norther n Ugh r A tiul y distinc tiv e h shape d l,00C->e,ir-nl d ( i« t nt ' ^run u [at-c J w it h vein s i n nt h shade s or"whit e Anuthe r elt^anr . one-of-a kin d colk'cttir s niec e b y Anderso n ' Studi o 54C 0 Pt e th e Anderso n Collectio n o f lamp an d st,imc J ul.i w u indim i a t 2 H Elizahut h Stn.tr . a t th e cume r o f De y Stae t Jus t e i fe u minure i wal k fro m ke \ Wes t Fabric s OpenTues . thr u Sa t 104 Feature d i n HUILI C S I Hom e FRE E PARKIN G > s Ope n I I A M < o 9 P M Tel . 294-400 0 © E L 6ACIQU E RESTAURAN T specializim j i n SPAMS H FOO D & 6UBA N SANDWICHE S 12 5 Duva l St . »V 6 bloc k fro m Nationa l Ban k ANSA-RIT E Telephone — Answering Service W E ANSWE R YOU R PHON E WIT H A VOIC E THA T CARE S .. . COURTIOUSI Y AM D IKIItUOEH m W E TAK E MESSAGES , ORDIK , SERVK E CAUS , AN D GIV E CALLER S AN Y IMFORMAHO M YO U WISH . AN D CAR E A L0T 1 IIKINIS S AN D PROFESSIONA L ME N i WOME N HAV E IBI D O N OU R StlVIC E FO R VIUS . * COURTEOU S * PROMP T * EFFICIEN T * EXPERKNCE D * PROFESSIONA L * COMMERCIA L * RESIDENTIA L * OCCASIONA L * WAK E U P SERVIC E * CLASSIFIE D AD S * 2 4 HOU R SERVIC E * PAR T TIMK . SERVIC E LATES T & MOS T MODER N EHUIPMENT , Hut A PERSONA L SERVIC E T O SUI T YOU R INDIVIDUA L NEED S •WJ.«r»AIICd(.Ar « CONFIDENTIAL ton C0M«fT £ — DETAILS— ABOUT OVK MAMY SEHVlCtS — CAU 294-104 4 o r 296-886 6 th e Pear l Diver s Clu b A PEAR L DIVIN G ADVENTUR E WITHOU T GETTIN G YOU R FEE T WET . Gem s o f th e Se a 43 1 FRON T ST . ARTIST S UNLIMITE D at &9^m/l ltu aunt I N TH E AIR : PAR T I I b y Richar d Mars h I N LAT E 1976 , loca l radi o statio n WKW F change d ownership , an d th e progra m forma t change d fro m a loose , freefor m presentatio n o f wha t i s generall y calle d "progressive " albu m jazz-roc k t o 2 4 hour s a da y o f "eas y listenin g country politan " — timi d arrangement s o f popu la r country-wester n songs . A S A RESUL T o f a groundswel l o f popular^protes t ove r th e switch , Solares Hill broadl y surveye d th e thre e existin g station s an d th e plan s fo r tw o ne w sta tion s i n a Decembe r 197 6 articl e t o in . vestigat e whethe r th e need s o f th e loca l listenin g publi c wer e bein g satisfied . W e judge d tha t ther e wa s indee d a ga p i n programmin g cause d b y WKWF' s polic y change , an d w e expresse d th e hop e tha t th e majorit y o f listenin g taste s woul d b e fulfille d whe n th e tw o ne w station s wen t o n th e air . SOM E CHANGE S hav e occurre d i n th e pas t year , som e thing s remai n .th e same , an d futur e plan s hav e bee n altered . WKI Z an d WFYN-F M (Florid a Key s Broadcastin g Corporation ; Gayl e Swofford , Presiden t an d Genera l Manager ) remai n th e constants . The y stil l hav e th e majorit y o f th e audience , an d the y stil l pla y th e sam e kind s o f music . WKIZ' s forma t consist s o f a con servativ e mixtur e o f jazz,.disco , To p 40 , progressiv e rock , an d cross-ove r country,(countr y hit s that als o hit th e popula r charts) . "Ou r musi c change s onl y a s musi c i n a popula r vei n changes, " say s Swofford , wh o understandabl y woul d b e reluctan t t o tampe r wit h a successfu l formula . WFYN-F M PLAY S th e eas y listening , middle-of-the-roa d (MOR ) arrangement s Qd e th e Islan d 120 9 Truma n Avenu e 294-654 2 A FUL L SERVIC E BIK E STOR E calle d "beautiful " musi c b y it s pro motors , a blan d presentatio n o f standar d an d recen t popula r tune s designe d t o sooth e nervou s patient s i n th e dentist' s waitin g roo m an d placat e impatien t tele phon e caller s wh o ar e pu t o n hold . Swoffor d ha s cornere d th e marke t locall y o n th e tw o kind s o f musi c that ar e prove n t o b e th e bes t money-maker s nationwide , an d h e doe s i t wel l enoug h tha t n o on e els e i s willin g t o compet e head-to-hea d wit h him . KE Y WES T i s allotte d fiv e radi o station s b y th e Federa l Communication s Commission . Swofford 1 s tw o station s an d WKWF , establishe d b y th e lat e Joh n Spottswood , hav e bee n o n th e ai r fo r man y years. ' Th e tw o slot s formerl y vacan t an d WKWF , no w unde r ne w ownershi p (Novembe r 1976) , ar e wher e th e actio n is . WKW F ha s change d forma t twic e i n th e pas t yea r an d i s stil l plowin g ne w ground . A ne w F M station , WHS , wen t o n th e ai r las t Augus t wit h enthusiasti c plan s t o fil l th e cultura l voi d o n th e loca l airways , bu t ha s sinc e moderate d it s format . An d a n F M siste r statio n t o WKWF , ^originall y planne d a s a "soli d gold " forma t statio n t o begi n operation s i n 1977, wil l g o o n th e ai r thi s summe r wit h th e cal l letter s WVF K an d tak e ove r th e WKW F format . WKW F wil l chang e onc e again , thi s tim e t o a MO R backgroun d ("bu t no t a s fa r bac k a s WFYN" ) musi c station . . . . S O W E WIL L LEAV E WKI Z an d WFYN-F M comfortabl y ensconce d i n thei r Numbe r On e an d Numbe r Tw o marke t position s an d loo k int o th e change s tha t ar e takin g plac e an d ar e planne d fo r th e nea r fu tur e . LIF E CLASSE S drawin g paintin g mal e an d femal e model s 296-916 8 wit h o r withou t inst'riiPtio n AnrUn t ifarinr r Seafoo d Restauran t & Ra w Ba r No w Ope n Serving... Broile d Lobster , Ston e Cra b (i n season ) Frie d Shrimp , Oysters , Scallop s Fis h Stuffe d wit h Cra b Oyster s an d Clam s o n th e Hal f Shel l Steame d Shrim p — Cor n o n th e Co b Conc h Chowde r — Conc h Fritter s Salads.an d Sandwiche s 1IA.M.-9P.M . CLOSE D WEDNESDA Y 13 2 DUVA L ST . 294-050 5 COMPLIMENTARY GLASS OF WINE SER VED WITH DINNER FORMAT S HAVE,CHANGE D radicall y a t WKW F ove r th e pas t coupl e years : fro m countr y i n th e mornin g an d backgroun d musi c th e res t o f th e da y t o countr y i n th e mornin g an d freefor m progressiv e th e res t o f th e da y t o 24-hou r countrypolita n t o th e presen t album-oriente d roc k (AOR ) 2 4 hour s a day . Th e positio n o f progra m directo r ha s bee n lik e a revolvin g door , wit h a ne w fac e ever y si x months . Curren t WKW F operation s manage r an d progra m directo r Stev e Schra m explain s tha t th e musi c o n th e statio n i s sel ecte d partl y o n th e basi s o f nationa l chart s an d survey s an d partl y b y wha t i s popula r locally, " a s determine d b y Schram , musi c directo r "Frisco " Bo b Anselmo , wh o i s a loca l musician , an d othe r loca l entertainers . Schra m coordinate s inpu t fro m th e announcer s and , togethe r wit h hi s ow n opinion , provide s overal l direc tio n o f th e format . TH E PROGRAMMIN G CHANGE S withi n th e AO R framewor k fro m on e par t o f th e da y t o another , progressin g i n sophistica _ tio n a s th e da y progresses . Light , harmonious , ofte n countryis h musi c wil l b e hear d i n th e morning . Familiar , rhythmica l tune s continu e throug h th e middl e o f th e day . Fro m 3 p m t o mid night , jazz , reggae , an d roc k (especial l y afte r 7 pm ) becom e mor e predominant . Fro m midnigh t unti l 6 am , th e wides t latitud e i s allowe d — th e mos t pro gressiv e an d extrem e musi c playe d o n th e ai r locally . A YEA R AG O WKW F owne r Stratfor d Smit h wa s plannin g t o establis h a n F M statio n tha t woul d presen t th e "Golde n Sound " — th e mos t popula r curren t an d recen t music . No w th e pla n i s t o mov e WKWF' s programmin g t o th e F M frequenc y (WVKF , 95. 5 o n th e dial ) whe n th e ne w statio n goe s o n th e air . WKW F wil l the n , switc h it s programmin g t o attrac t a n olde r audienc e — 4 0 an d ove r — wit h a n eas y listening , middle-of-the-road y backgroun d format . WHE N YO U THIN K O F INTERIOR S suc h a s •Pillow s • Wallpape r Etc . • Hom e an d Boa t Cushion s • Draperie s • Sli p Cover s • Cushion s THIN K O F , Y 50 0 Simonto n St . Ph . 294-960 C I MENTIONE D i n th e previou s articl e (Decembe r 1976 ) tha t definition s o f musica l style s an d categorie s wer e ex tremel y inexac t an d subjec t t o widel y varyin g interpretations . S o I aske d Schra m t o nam e som e o f th e song s tha t migh t b e hear d o n th e ne w WKW F afte r th e change . H e showed•m e a recen t Billboard To p 5 0 Eas y Listenin g Chart , whic h include d "Sli p Slidin 1 Away, " "We'r e Al l Alone, " "Blu e Bayou, " "M y Way " (Presley) , "Yo u Ligh t U p M y Life, " "Daybreak,".an d "Sen d I n th e Clowns; " al l sun g b y th e origina l artists . Song s b y suc h entertainer s a s Jimm y Buffett , Gle n Campbell , Fran k Sinatra , an d Olivi a Newton-Joh n wil l als o b e heard . Th e differenc e betwee n th e ne w WKW F an d WFY N wil l b e tha t o n WKW F th e song s wil l b e th e origina l versions , rathe r tha n syrup y "Millio n an d On e Strings " renditions , an d onl y th e currentl y popula r Eas y Listenin g Char t song s wil l b e played . WKW F AN D IT S NE W affiliate , WVFK-FM , i t seems , wil l tak e th e WKI Z formul a o f contemporar y popula r musi c an d spli t it : th e "nice, " tunefu l eas y listenin g song s o n WKW F an d th e raucous , unmelodic , anti musi c "progressive " piece s o n WVFK-FM . I t wil l b e eas y t o avoi d Fran k Sinatr a o r th e Se x Pistol s b y stayin g tune d i n t o th e statio n whic h doe s no t pla y them . WHE N WIIS-F M firs t cam e o n th e ai r las t August , i t wa s lik e a breat h o f fres h air . A t almos t an y tim e betwee n 7 a m an d 1 1 p m yo u coul d fli p o n a switc h an d hea r a standar d piec e o f classica l music . I f a fe w o f th e Sacre d Cow s lik e Mozar t go t th e pronunciatio n o f thei r name s untraditionall y localize d o r th e compose r wa s mistake n fo r th e performe r b y th e announcer , n o on e hel d a grudge . UNFORTUNATELY , ideal s succumbe d t o practica l economics . No t enoug h peopl e i n a smal l tow n lik e Ke y Wes t liste n LUNC H MO DINNE R OH out\
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3 1 L A CONCH A HOTE L 4 i ~ 4 H Slllifi i ST, , Ut WIST . ftiS!l» , 334 0 2SS-ISJ I «*aa»8 « (ta d mtm y othe r «o»«*» l ttxtim&m o f bird s ar e i n •dock . &»}#e i a pair . Ph w w e hav e al l tb * MMKfe d «cs« } word s o f th e Gree k physicia n Galen . Musi c i s to o ofte n use d a s a barrie r agains t th e outsid e worl d an d one' s inne r sel f — insulatio n against real it y o r escapism . MAYB E 1 don' t liste n t o th e radi o muc h becaus e I pu t i n seve n year s a s a radi o announcer , playin g everythin g fro m Norther n Rhodesia n nativ e ritual s t o Beethoven' s Diabelli Variations, wit h a fe w bagpip e piobaireachd s an d tune s b y Curl y Da n an d Wilm a An n an d th e Danvill e Mountai n Boy s an d th e Moto r Cit y Strin g Banne d sandwiche d i n between . I wa s als o a To p 4 0 d j wit h a sho w calle d "Tee n Beat " S O WHA T d o I thin k o f radi o pro grammin g i n Ke y West ? Th e presentatio n i s uninteresting , th e announcer s ar e dull , an d th e musi c i s no t wort h listen in g t o i n orde r t o hea r th e fe w goo d song s tha t ar e currentl y popular . Th e bes t program s hear d locall y originat e elsewhere : WGB S i n Miam i an d th e syn dicate d "Starligh t Concert " o n WIIS . ABOU T TH E much-toute d enrichmen t o f contemporar y programmin g b y includin g albu m selections , whic h WKW F doe s total l y an d WKI Z doe s partially : althoug h man y album s contai n som e fin e composi tion s tha t ar e ofte n overlooked , i t seem s tha t som e recor d companie s ar e passin g of f a lo t o f jun k tune s o n album s tha t hav e onl y on e o r tw o reall y goo d song s a s come-ons . I n summary : Ke y Wes t radi o ha s bee n aslee p fo r man y years . I t i s no w i n th e proces s o f awakening , openin g it s eye s an d stretching . Afte r coffe e — • mayb e i n anothe r yea r — i t wil l becom e mor e livable . CARLO S FOO O CENTE R invites you to visit our new soup and sandwich shop *Conch Chowder 9Key Lime Pie, etc. 701CaroliheSt . 296-23 2 KE Y WES T Ke y Wes t SE E QUALIT Y HAND-MAD E CIGAR S ROLLE D DAIL Y w e fil l mai l order s PIRATE S ALLE Y i n histori c OL D KE Y WES T 6 1 I 1 B 6 1 E l 6 1 S I S I 6 1 0 1 RESTAURAN T & GROCER Y B e You r Ow n Gourme t an d Sho p a t Ou r Orienta l Grocer y Com e i n an d enjo y th e relaxin g atmospher e o f ou r te a roo m o r tropica l garden . Fo r a real l y differen t surrounding , yo u wil l lov e ou r waterfall . Tak e advantag e o f ou r convenien t take-ou t service . HOUR S 7 day s 5-1 1 294-459 6 . Simonto n an d Truma n 9 i G | I S I ® I S i s ® i s i s ts i i s Wha t I s A CONCH ? b y Ti m Hoskin s HAMLET' S famou s mus e "T o b e o r no t t o be " scarcel y compare s t o anothe r ques tio n commo n t o Ke y Wester s thes e days , whic h i s "A m I o r a m I not? " Th e objec t o f thi s query , o f course , i s Conchdom , an d th e influ x o f ne w resident s eac h yea r make s thing s a littl e .Confusing . Whe n aske d o f thei r Conch-status , peopl e see m t o fal l int o thre e basi c categories . Th e firs t i s comprise d o f thos e who , a s th e su n set s o n thei r firs t ful l da y o n th e island , conside r themselve s full fledge d Conchs . Anothe r factio n wil l mor e modestl y accredi t themselve s wit h bein g "almos t a Conch, " eve n thoug h som e hav e live d her e quit e a numbe r o f years . Th e fina l grou p won' t eve n bothe r t o commen t an d ar e probabl y th e onl y thoroughbred s i n th e field . (Incidently , th e Hors e conc h is , o f course , th e larg es t conch. ) TH E OXFOR D DICTIONAR Y o f th e Englis h Languag e tell s u s tha t oonc h (pronounce d "konk" ) firs t appeare d aroun d 152 0 a s th e Lati n aonoha an d the n filtere d dow n t o u s vi a th e Germa n konahe. I t i s de fine d as : " a shellfish ; originall y a bi valve ; later , a larg e gastropod"...whic h doesn' t tel l u s much , bu t everybod y know s wha t on e i s anyway . Ther e are , however , a fe w thing s yo u migh t no t hav e know n abou t th e wor d (an d conc h kudo s t o yo u i f yo u did) . I N 1764, . conc h wa s use d t o mea n a musica l instrumen t afte r th e fashio n o f th e trumpetin g Trito n (th e Gree k mytho logica l merma n wh o lorde d ove r th e sea , jazzin g i t u p o n hi s conc h shell) . I n th e nex t century , som e doctor s adopte d th e wor d a s a descriptio n o f th e • externa l ear , s o i n thi s sense , a "conch " Bill' s HUF F MUFFLE R CENTE R Van s RV' s [HUF F J MUFFLE R CENTE R Econom y muffler s fro m $14.9 5 Toyota s & Truck s a Specialt y 2 0 year s experienc e "OU R BUSINES S I S EXHAUSTING " BankAmericar d Maste r Charg e 80 0 SIMONTO N STREE T 294-210 5 Com e i n fo r fre e estimat e Membe r o f th e Bette r Busines s Burea u o n th e hea d i s actuall y a very " soun d situ ation . Tha t bein g th e cas e then , tw o lump s ar e bette r tha n on e sinc e th e huma n bod y arrives , factor y equipped , wit h ear s o n bot h sides . Aroun d 1849 , architect s deeme d th e "dome d roo f o f a semi-circula r apse , a s i n a church " a conch , whic h woul d caus e considerabl e confusio n fo r Ke y Wes t hom e buyer s sinc e practicall y ever y abod e i s a Conc h house . Imagin e th e confounde d rea l estat e investor , ne w i n town , wh o read s th e dictionar y an d the n set s ou t searchin g th e street s fo r a three-bed room , two-bat h cathedra l wit h privat e yar d nea r th e water . Finally , w e arriv e a t what , t o some , migh t see m a trifl e surprising . I n th e original edition , th e Oxfor d connote s conc h a s " a nicknam e fo r th e lowe r clas s o f inhabitant s o f th e Bahamas , th e Florid a Keys , etc. , fro m thei r us e o f conch s a s food. " I f thi s wer e stil l true , ther e woul d probabl y b e substantiall y fewe r candidate s fo r Conc h status . Bu t thi s definition , a s everybod y knows , i s a littl e outdated , sinc e th e clas s o f dis tinctio n o n thi s opulen t littl e islan d i s almos t non-existent . Tha t leave s u s wit h th e dictionary' s dislikin g o f "conch s a s food, " whic h ca n b e dispute d b y anyon e wh o ha s sample d th e crisp y critter s a s the y ar e locall y prepared . ON E FINA L NOTE : Fro m th e us e o f conch s a s a dinin g delight , w e als o ge t "conched, " th e pas t tens e o f th e ver b "t o conch, " meanin g "t o ea t conchs. " S o th e nex t tim e yo u enjo y conc h fritter s a t you r favorit e restaurant , instea d o f sayin g " I dine d ou t las t night, " yo u ca n correctl y sa y (yo u guesse d it) , " I conche d ou t las t night. " Visi t ou r showroom s an d brows e throug h ou r larg e inventor y of wicke r an d raila n furnitur e an d (h e larges t selectio n o f fabric s intheKevs , Custo m Draperie s & Slipcovers ^ Katta n & Wicke r Furnitur e Wallpape r Lamps BITNER-MOSEL Y INTERIOR S Fo r you r complet e professiona l interio r decoratin g service. . 102 5 Whit e Stree t \ Ke y Wes t , Telephon e 294-1278 , F I o r rin g to n Qollerle s 7\\ duva l ke y ujes t Gumi m Islan d Bou+icjua . 5! 7 Duva l £94-2Z6 O opar i -H I i WORL D WID E TRAVE L SERVIC I AI R RAI L STEAMSHI P KE Y WES T 51 4 Southar d St . 296-572 2 MARATHO N Wln n Dixi e Plaz a U)9Jr O Oversea s 743-527 4

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3 2 3 3 Seamanships crew efficiency, and sails made the difference in the closely matched boats. Razzle Dazzle (23377) begins to drop her spinnakeras she approaches a course marker. A BALLE T O F SAI L The first annual Midwinter Regatta for a new sailboat, the J24, was held in Key West January 18-18. The 24-foot single design craft built for both racing and family cruising was called by one observer "the hottest boat in the world right now. " The regatta consisted of four 12-mile races and an all-day 40-mile race around American Shoals Light and the whistle buoy for the main ship channelRed Eye Express (23219), overall regatta winner, skims close to American Shoals Light in the 40-mile race. G j4 n -improrapti i scene of graae and symmetry is created as several boats leave a marker on separate tacks. Duak Tape (92), second in overall regatta standings, has oust rounded a marker. _ b y Richar d Mars h WfNf c C«GOdRSHC . { TEMmcr e 3C6-2fl«i-CSS 8 " loi e OL D ISLAN D COBBLE R SHO E REPAIRIN G t 102 4 TRUMA N AVENUE , KE Y WES T (across from Big Daddy S J TELEPHON E 294-138 8 FAS T SERVICE ! MOTHE R MATURE S &OUNTV , fdV J Ri r

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CSbfaM b STRLt T THtATR t 13 3 Duva l Stree t presents TENNESSE E WILLIAMS 1 PULITZE R PRIZE-WINNIN G Cat on a HotTin Roof TI * r% o f Curtai n a t February 2-25 8:3 0 p m icket s no w o n sale ! Th e Ke y Wes t Player s A MUSICA L Februar y 2 7 t o Marc h Bo x Offic e Opens Februar y 1 6 WATERFRON T PLAYHOUS E MAL^ORYSQUAR E Admissio n 83.0 0 Frida y & Saturda y 83.5 0 . Seaso n Subscriptio n 813.0 0 Bo x Offic e Ope n 1 1 a m t o 4 pt n Dail y excep t Sunda y Telephon e 894-501 5 r ! tllliilltlilHIS i PICTUR E COLUMBI A nCTUU S pnum ROBER T DENIR O DRIVE R TH E SCARIES T COMED Y O F AL L TIMeiSBACK . " = -1-" ' TIM E 9:C € P.M . Pfi€N E CLC/C D TUCiCAr / 6!2 € IDHJ^k L _ ADMI1/JC N . SHOR T PEOPL E JOI N GREEN E STREE T THEATR E ENSEMBL E WIT H TH E CASTIN G o f loca l childre n a s th e "fiv e no-nec k monsters " i n Ten nesse e Williams ' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 3 Green e Stree t Theatr e enter s th e real m o f Francoi s Truffaut' s Small Change. Mor e tha n a doze n o f Ke y West' s ow n "no nec k monsters " hav e bee n cas t (takin g turn s nightl y t o avoi d to o man y lat e night s apiece) . Their concern s rang e fro m no t bein g abl e to . carr y th e par t becaus e the y can' t rea d lines , t o no t bein g naturall y ba d enoug h t o b e a "no nec k monster." . Other s conside r themselve s metho d actor s — livin g thei r role s a s brats . The y tak e thei r role s seriously, , too . An d mos t o f the m ar e worldly-wise . The y kno w what' s goin g o n i n thos e birthda y party . It' s th e dimensio n the y ad d t o th e scene s tha t heighten s tha t frustration , draw s attentio n t o tha t gree d an d guilt . DED E WES T ha s bee n choreographin g th e entir e grou p o f shor t people . Sh e i s stag e mothe r t o th e childre n and . i s a s prou d a s an y mothe r o f thi s bunch . He r directio n o f thes e childre n ha s capture d th e essenc e o f a birthda y circu s fo r Bi g Dadd y in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. A s addition s t o th e Green e Stree t Theatr e ensemble , the y carr y a whol e lo t o f energy . "It' s a grea t experienc e fo r a littl e kid, " say s Ja y Drury , Directo r fo r Cat. "Th e actors.certainl y go t a bette r fee l fo r th e rea l atmosphe r o f th e pla y onc e th e childre n wer e adde c at rehearsals. " scene s i n th e bed-sitting-roo m o f th e P'ollit t plantatio n hous e i n th e Missis sipp i Delta . The y understand , a s muc h a s childre n eve r nee d to , wha t guilt , frustration , greed , alcoholism , an d dyin g o f cance r mean . Bu t thes e ar e als o jus t kids , an d it' s Bi g Daddy' s ' "THERE' S BEE N a lo t ox community " spiri t an d energy , startin g wit h High Spirits, the n wit h ou r auctio n i n Jan uary, " Drur y continues . "We'r e reall y startin g t o rel y o n communit y talen t mor e an d more . Wit h Cat, a rea l Green e Short People continued on page 36 th e 13t h Annua l Ol d Islan d 6ay s Sidewal k festiva l Squ&R e fGB. 4 an b 5 , 197 8 9 a.m.'• 5 p.m . dail y sponsoRe o By : ke y Wes t a m Cente R TSE W YE R LEATHE R qualit y leathe r good s designe d an d handcrafte d i n ke y wes t 82 0 duva l stree t Fro m 8 a.m. on, Cafe Bustef o a t K E Y WES T TAC O CO . K'-,l /, ,!'".• '

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3 6 Hand-Grafte d * Silve r 6 & Gol d 210B G DuvalSt , • • G Key G Wes t A TRE E GIF T FO R YOU ! Cal l uou r Fulle r Brus h Re p Bonni e -F^dderra b 622.5 8 t o sho w yo u he r famou s Fulle r Brus h lin e o f homegocd s (n o obligatio n t o buu ) . an d ge t you r fre e gijb . Short People continued from page 34 Street Theatr e ensembl e i s materializin g — cooperativ e peopl e workin g i n a co operativ e environment . Thi s i s ver y excitin g an d fulfillin g t o me , a s thi s wa s m y goa l whe n I cam e t o Ke y Wes t thre e year s ago . W e alway s welcom e voluntee r help , oiwstag e an d off-stage. " AL L BU T THRE E principal s hav e bee n cas t locall y fo r Cat. Recen t addition s includ e Edit h Amsterda m a s Bi g Mama , Ski p Hom e a s Lacey , Lind a Walke r a s Sookey , Kir k Brow n a s Do c Baugh , Le a Batzol d a s Mae . An d o f course , thos e "fiv e no-nec k monsters, " Dixie , Trixie , Buster , Sonn y an d Polly , wil l b e playe d by : Raymon d Bowman , Dian e Carasick , Michae l an d Miss y Coan , Cybel e Bjorkland , Tai-Moo n West , Asi a Milliken , Le a Mag liaro . Heathe r Sher , Li z an d Nicol e Scoma , Laur a Keller , Willia m Huckel , Dou g Larr y an d Jennife r Haramick . b y Shell y Kelle r I f yo u haven' t see n o r hear d th e ne w Mode l 50 1 Direct/Reflectin g Loudspeake r Syste m se e an d hea r i t toda y a t SWIFT' S 42 3 Duva l St . 296-857 6 RETAI L A T WHOLESAL E PRICE S OU T ISLANB SEAFO0 P SHRIM P LOBSTE R • FIS H OYSTER S • ROC K SHRIM P W e Shi p Anywher e i n th e US A Rea r o f Do g Trac k (Shrim p Road ) Ph . 294-2488,294-153 3 £0 8 DUVA L S T CUSTO M SANDAL S MAD E I N ON E DA Y WAITIN G FO R YOU R SHI P T O COM E IN ? telcmgdon Don' t jus t wait . A judiciou s applicatio n o f hel p (i n th e for m o f coordinate d advertisin g wii h eyecatchin g graphics ) wil l spee d th e growt h o f you r venture . Cal l u s fo r brochures , graphi c ads , radi o copy , logos , menus , an d al l othe r advertisin g arts .