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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

Notes

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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"WET WIIZD wit h TH E WATE R SPOR T PEOPL E PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION SCUBA ... SAILING ... SWIMMING Locate d a t th e Su n & Sur f Mote l 50 8 Sout h Stree t Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 305-296-561 2 nard . "Th e Sabbat h i s th e mai n holiday . Yo m Kippur , th e da y o f atonement , i s im portan t too , whe n yo u as k th e Lor d t o for giv e yo u fo r you r transgressions. " Charlott e sai d the y wer e no w vege tarian s (the y stil l eat fis h bu t n o meat) . l: Fo r healt h an d no t necessaril y religiou s purpose. " " I fee l a lo t les s sluggish , sinc e w e switche d ove r a fe w month s ago. " Charlott e ha s becom e a n avi d reade r o f Vvevent-ion magazine . I aske d he r fo r a recipe . Moc k Choppe d Live r Walnuts , har d boile d eggs , sautee d onions . (Us e th e amoun t o f eac h tha t yo u desire. ) Choppe d togethe r thes e ingredient s tast e lik e choppe d liver . CHARLOTT E AN D BERNAR D gav e u p coffee , followin g a doctor' s suggestion , an d re place d i t wit h cup s o f ros e hip s tea . "Muc h bette r fo r yo u an d taste s goo d to o wit h honey, " the y agree . Charlott e an d Bernar d als o switche d ove r t o brow n rice , whea t flou r an d honey . The y sa y the y fee l muc h better . Charlott e want s t o continu e t o hea l Bernar d wit h vitamin s an d wholesom e foods, , eliminatin g doctor s a s muc h a s possible . "Peopl e toda y hav e s o man y sicknesse s yo u didn' t hea r o f year s ago, " sh e says . "It' s th e wa y yo u live d previousl y tha t affect s ho w yo u ar e now. " AFTE R TH E SHOOTING , Bernar d ha d t o endur e a detache d retin a operation , i n '6 9 a t Jackso n Men.oria l Hospita l i n Miami . Also , du e t o excessiv e smoking , tw o smal l growth s wer e remove d fro m hi s throat . (H e n o longe r smokes. ) "Thos e wer e thre e clos e call s an d I wa s ver y lucky, " sai d Bernard . Thi s i s als o wha t hi s docto r sai d afte r th e shooting . ' "Yo u hav e t o b e th e luckies t ma n o n earth , t o hav e live d throug h it , an d com e ou t whole. " "W e lik e t o read . W e wal k every wher e — especiall y t o Mallory . Som e peopl e w e tal k to , w e don' t kno w thei r names . W e hav e a lo t o f goo d friend s here . Ke y Wes t i s ou r home, " the y say . "I' m semi-retire d now, " say s Bernard . "Retired, " say s Charlotte . BERNAR D WA S A T hi s offic e suppl y sho p fo r 1 9 years . H e doe s no t reall y mis s it . H e doesn' t complain , hi s wif e says , bu t h e i s stil l no t completel y well . " I thin k tha t bulle t hi t a nerve ; an d i t take s a lon g tim e fo r a nerv e t o heal, " sh e adds . " I use d t o b e i n th e tailorin g busi ness, " sai d Charlott e brightly . "Bu t I'v e als o bee n a coo k and , o f course , ha d th e yar n sho p o n Duval . Al l wer e posi tiv e ventures. " "Mayb e I haven' t tappe d al l m y : talent s ye t I " The y bot h chuckled . " I don' t kno w wha t I coul d ge t int o next. " "Ke y Wes t i s wher e w e wan t t o sta y unles s Cit y Electri c get s to o extreme. " The y chuckl e separately . The y ha d showe d m e thei r ne w kerosen e lam p whe n I firs t arrived . "S o you'r e eac h other' s bes t friend? " "Yo u bette r believ e it, " say s Charlott e 5. . Ne w Schoo l o f Danc e Ke y West' s Larges t Danc e Schoo l 342 4 Duc k Ave . Aliso n Youn g Ta p — Balle t Marg o Cone , Owne r Cal l 294-350 9 Classe s fo r Childre n & Adult s Francin e Kreince s Moder n 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 Skindivin g School " Ke y Wes t Pr o Div * Shop . inc . SALE S SERVIC E RENTAL S AI R COMPUT E SELECTIO N O F MAJO R EQUIPMEN T 17x 2 Openin g Earl y Septembe r . 12 6 Duva l Stree t Monday-Saturda y 106 Sunda y 125 " 296-5661 ' TH E PLAC E FO R FASHIONABL E MEN' S S . WOMEN' S SHOE S I N KE Y WES T "Th e onl y thin g I misse d i n Mosco w wer e sandwiche s a t Bil l MulliollaBd , worl d travele r

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u 3 RESTA U CLASSICA L COOKIN G BEE R & WIN E AMEX , MC.B A Ol d Tow n Squar e Ope n Ever y Nigh t Servin g Dinne r 7-1 1 P.M . Dail y 42 5 FRON T STREE T KE Y WEST , FLORID A 294-670 7 note s an d antic-dote s b y Doroth y Rayme r \ a c o uniqu e boutiqu e Designe r Clothe s a t Ke y Wes t Prices ! ORIGINA L SILK S GENUIN E VICTORIA N ANTIQU E CLOTHE S COMPLET E LIN E O F DANSKI N ACCESSORIE S lllduvalst . ph . 294-592 9 ope n 7 day s 10:30-9:3 0 TH E TEL . 296-567 8 k flsj m 1 Si . Fo r Eleganc e Withou t Extravaganc e QUEEN S TflBL E DINNE R SUMME R SCHEDUL E 5:30-11:0 0 P.M . Friday , Saturda y & Sunda y ONL Y LUNC H DAIL Y Noon'ti l 2:1 5 p.m . BREAKFAS T DAIL Y 7:0 0 a.m . t o 11:3 0 a.m . Sunda y Brunc h Cocktail s i n th e popula r WES T INDIE S LOUNG E Noo n 'ti l 2 a.m . A T TH E SANT A MARI A MOTE L ' 140 1 SIMONTO N ST. , KE Y WES T A RECEN T LETTE R fro m Ji m Cobb , ex-newspaperman , arrive d fro m Cost a Rica , wher e h e ha s bee n relaxin g i n th e "coolth " o f mountains , an d reflectin g o n th e perio d whe n w e wer e o n th e staf f o f The Key West Citizen. Ji m wa s a jack-of-al l writer s an d als o a sometim e photo graphe r fo r th e paper . I wa s o n th e staf f writin g featur e ar ticles , m y column , "Conc h Chowder, " doin g societ y news , an d als o pinch-hittin g i n an y neede d capacity . I eve n wrot e a sport s stor y o n a basebal l game , prodde d int o i t b y Cobb . I di d i t i n a humorou s vein , unde r pretens e • tha t I didn' t kno w anythin g abou t th e game . WHE N JI M AN D 1 poo l ou r recollection s no w an d the n on e in ciden t alway s create s laughter . I wa s t o writ e th e stor y o f a pos h event , a bal l hel d a t th e ol d Cas a Marina , an d Ji m wa s t o photograp h it . Bot h o f u s wer e almos t fla t broke , an d ther e wer e n o ex pens e account s t o pa y fo r taxifare . W e couldn' t locat e trans portatio n a t th e appointe d hour , s o Ji m borrowe d a Citizen deliver y truck , an d of f w e wen t t o th e socia l bash . I WA S WEARIN G a lon g evenin g gown , an d rathe r tha n hav e m e wal k an y distanc e wit h skir t draggin g i n th e street , Ji m in siste d o n drivin g righ t u p t o th e hotel-entrance . Th e doorma n looke d gravel y perturbe d an d wa s abou t t o wav e th e truc k awa y whe n h e recognize d me. . . 1 wa s give n roya l escor t int o th e lobb y whil e Ji m rattle d of f i n th e plebia n vehicle , parke d i t an d cam e bac k wit h hi s camer a a t th e ready . Th e phras e "Ke y Wes t informal " reall y wa s applicable . • . • Thi s incident , bac k i n th e earl y 1950's , wa s jus t on e o f man y off-bea t happening s whic h ar e amusing . Ther e i s on e spec ia l seque l o f Ji m an d hi s photograph y whic h le d no t onl y t o hilarity , bu t t o th e brin k o f disaster ' — fo r me. . COSTUM E PARTIE S wer e popula r i n th e communit y an d wer e given , no t onl y i n homes , bu t a t lounge s an d nightclubs . On e o f th e favorit e site s wa s a t a restaurant-bistro , Cas a Cay o Hueso , locate d i n th e mansio n whic h i s no w th e residenc e o f Mr . an d Mrs . Hilari o Ramos . Th e hostess-operato r wa s Collett e Young . Tennesse e Wil liam s 'ofte n droppe d i n wit h hi s secretary , th e lat e Fran k Merlo . Whe n Carso n McCullers , novelist , visite d here , sh e wa s • wine d an d dine d a t th e Cas a Cay o Hues o b y he r playwrigh t host . ON E EVENIN G a masquerad e wa s schedule d at.th e livel y club . I wor e a jungl e getu p o f fak e zebra-stripe d ski n drape d fro m on e shoulde r an d fitte d lik e a mini-sarong. Accessorie s in clude d armlet s a s wel l a s anklets , shel l an d bon e necklaces , an d a pai r o f hug e hoo p earring s whic h wer e fashione d fro m bon e bracelets . Consummat e touc h o f thr e "compleat " savag e wa s a nose ring , mad e fro m a n ol d ivor y umbrell a handle . I cu t th e circle t i n hal f an d clippe d i t int o th e en d o f m y nose . I t dangle d t o m y chi n encirclin g m y mout h an d mad e eatin g an d drinkin g a task . But anythin g fo r effec t I TH E PART Y PROGRA M include d som e typ e o f performanc e b y ever y guest . Th e orchestra , reall y a three-piec e combo, ' ac companie d th e imprompt u acts . Pran k Merl o di d a moc k stripteas e wit h co y exaggeration . Ther e wer e a coupl e o f standu p comedians , althoug h mos t o f th e joke s fel l flat , singers , an d dancers . Whe n i t cam e m y tur n t o contribut e t o th e entertainment , 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 I persuade d th e ban d t o pla y "Babalu, " heav y o n th e drums , an d rendere d ( I gues s yo u coul d appl y tha t term ) a jungl e dance / I t wa s a hybri d o f hootchie-cootchi e an d bump s an d grind s rhythm , plu s interpretiv e maneuver s wit h a movemen t tha t wasn' t Swiss . COB B TOO K A sho t o f thi s an d i t cam e ou t quit e well . H e caught m e i n a wild , abandone d pos e tha t looke d a s i f I wer e a professiona l dancer . H e mad e a numbe r o f copie s o f regula r siz e an d then , fo r a joke , produce d a larg e blowu p o f th e photo . Thi s wa s tacke d u p on . a pilla r i n Duffy' s Tavern , a bar-night clu b o n Duva l Stree t wher e Delmonico' s flourishe s now . ; Th e taver n ha d bee n establishe d wher e th e ol d origina l Delmonico' s restauran t wa s onc e located . Duffy' s wa s a some wha t rowd y spo t wit h a n enormou s bar , a ban d stan d an d decora tion s whic h consiste d o f mounte d troph y head s o f wil d animal s . ENTERTAINMEN T INCLUDE D a loca l ban d tha t playe d ver y goo d musi c ( I believ e th e leade r wa s Jerr y Pinder). , a lineu p o f singers , a n "exotic " dancer , an d a larg e fa t lad y bille d a s "Th e las t o f th e Re d Ho t Mamas. " Sh e di d takeoff s o n Sophi e Tucker . Fo r som e time , I wa s no t awar e tha n a n enlargemen t o f Cobb' s len s wor k ha d bee n poste d a t "Duffy's . Th e tipof f cam e whe n a frien d aske d jus t wher e an d whe n I ha d bee n i n sho w busi ness , an d informe d m e o f th e specia l phot o display . I regarde d th e pran k wit h amusemen t — u p t o a _ point . TH E POIN T WA S REACHE D whe n a coupl e o f Nav y fighte r pilots , her e fo r brie f trainin g a t Boc a Chica , examine d th e danc e stud y a t Duffy's . Som e jokeste r (no t Jim) , too k advantag e o f th e in teres t expresse d b y th e Nav y airmen . The y wer e tol d tha t th e phot o wa s tha t o f " a ver y available " performe r wh o live d jus t aroun d th e corner . Tha t particula r evening , I wa s al l se t t o leav e m y dwell in g t o cove r a n anniversar y party , whe n th e tw o youn g "flyboys " showe d u p a t m y door , sayin g the y wer e friend s o f a commande r I onc e kne w an d brough t greeting s fro m Pensacola . I explaine d I wa s of f o n a newspape r assignmen t an d didn' t hav e tim e a t th e momen t t o talk . "Perhap s later, " I said , an d dashe d ou t t o ente r a waitin g taxi . Th e caller s looke d dubiou s a t m y explanation . And'm y remar k o f "perhap s later, " wa s cer tainl y misinterpreted . I RETURNE D fro m th e anniversar y festivit y abou t 1 0 o'cloc k an d settle d dow n t o rea d i n bed . I too k of f m y hearin g aid , rea d fo r abou t a n hour , the n turne d of f th e bedsid e lam p an d wen t t o sleep . Sometim e betwee n midnigh t an d on e a.m. , I wa s awakene d b y a brigh t ligh t shinin g i n m y fac e an d th e pressin g o f a larg e han d acros s m y mouth . Thi s prevente d m e fro m screaming , bu t not fro m biting , an d I clampe d dow n har d o n th e restrictin g hand . The.bit e prompte d th e nocturna l visito r t o tur n hi s flash ligh t o n hi s ow n fac e — an d I recognize d th e feature s o f on e o f th e pilot s who m I ha d encountere d earlier . H e wa s crouche d o n th e floo r b y m y bed , balancin g precariousl y o n hi s heels , obviousl y intoxicated . Al l i t too k o n m y par t wa s a har d shov e t o toppl e hi m ove r o n hi s back . I SCRAMBLE D out o f be d i n a hurry , scuttle d t o th e fron t door , release d th e bolt , an d dashe d acros s th e hallwa y t o Ji m Cobb' s apartment . H e wa s grogg y wit h slee p whe n h e answere d m y poundin g o n hi s door , but responde d t o th e emergenc y appea l fo r hel p an d returne d wit h m e t o m y place . I switche d o n th e overhea d ligh t jus t insid e th e door . Th e unwelcom e interlope r wa s standin g b y tha t time , weavin g an d continued on page 29. ZON E photograph y a t Land s En d Photograph y Classe s SEPT . 2O+ H , NEHL . LUKA S WILL , BE . TEACHIN G PHOTOGRAPH Y CLASSE S A T 'ZOKIE . IO " . I WER E WIL L BE . THRE E CLASSE S AVAIL-ABL E : BEGINNER S O-ASS : NUT S f BOUT S STUF F . INTE.RKE.DIAT £ CLAS S : SAME . BU T HoR e , THPl t T o 2oN £ SYSTEH , ADVANCE D O~)\S S : SEMINA R TYP E , O N PHOTOGRAPHI C SEEING . FO R MORE L INFORMATIO N , CAL L 2qb3S& i BETWEE N io*bp.™ . 'NEI L LUKA S /; 6 LAND' S EN D VILLAG E KE Y WEST , FLA . 3304 0 296-388 1 (acros s fro m th e Hal f Shel l Ra w Bar ) 53 3 DUVA L OPE N 1 0 A M 6 P M RECYCLE D & ANTIQU E CLOTHIN G S JEWELR Y & MUC H MOR E NO W OPE N 9 A M -1 1 P M •BREAKFAS T 9 • 1 1 M M 31 0 Fron t St. , Ke y West , Florid a • Ph . 294-204 2

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TOY S an d THING S Upstairs At the Harbor House Arcade Front Street, Key West FO R TH E WH O EVERYTHING ^ 1 LUMI TRONICII I Environmenta l Circu s 51 8 DUVA L ST , EA T MOR E CONCH ! CAY O HU E S O GRAPHIC S Constructio n i s underway . We'l l b e settle d i n soon ! Meanwhile , ou r service s ar e available . I I vo u nee d commercia l ar t work , ads , log o designs , brochure s signs , letterheads , menu s we'r e th e grou p r o see . Cal l u s o r dro p b v rli e constructio n site . 80 6 Duva l Stree t 296-5221/296-543 5 LESSON S SALE S A REPAIR S G FO B TH E taM PICKER * • AN P SEL L USE P &UVA&S HARMONICA S Custo m air-brushe d shirt s *i 41 4 Green e St . [Jus t 3 door s from ! Capt . Tony's ) Ke y Wes t C.E.S. : A Specia l Repor t b y Richar d Mars h FOR THE FIRST few days of the regularly sporadic power outages that began July 28, the novelty and the challenge of coping overcame the inconvenience. Businessmen grumbled, but since this is not their most frantic time of year most of them could easily ignore the relatively small loss of income or damage to stock. " * Household engineers who were presented with half-washed, soapy loads of laundry, half-cooked, greasy chicken, and half-baked, sunken cakes could be appeased by a dinner out at a restaurant that cooked with gas or an outdoor barbecue . You dan stand anything for a few days* but after a week of unscheduled, unannounced blackouts several times a day, Key Westers began to wonder loudly if anything was really being done to correct the problems. OFFICIALS AT City Electric System (CES) were quick with answers about bearings and condensers and salt water •intrusion from the cooling system,, CES seemed to have been taken by surprise when the salt water coolant leaked through corroded pipes and damaged the turbine at the Stock Island plant. Like a lynch mob desperate for a leader, residents rallied around Zach Bentley's proposal that the members of the Utility Board resign. This seemed unfair to some, who cited the forward strides CES has made over the past two years. Blame the previous boards, they said, because the damage caused by poor maintenance happened long ago and the cumulative effects of past neglect are only being felt now. INDEED, since the 197 6 systems study by CES' engineering consultants, 'Reynolds, Smith and Hills pointed out serious probS&* Souther n \ , y^Wl u (omfor t \ a -^^a^rtfS f Waferbe d Island \ \ Hn | 51 1 Duva l St . ffl^f^ ^^ L 294-226 0 iSffmnk Wf: urn • waterbed s & accessorie s hammocks , lighting , art , furniture , gift s lem areas, many improvements have been made. In retrospect, it appears that this summer's electrical trouble could have been avoided. When trouble started, it could have been solved much more quickly than it was. CES officials used poor judgement. and acted irresponsibly, and, pending the results of an in-house "faultfinding" study this month, heads are expected to roll ~or at least get knocked together. KB' Wf e WHA T I S TH E CIT Y ELECTRI C SYSTEM ? I N 1943 , th e Cit y o f Ke y Wes t auth orize d th e issuanc e o f a millio n an d a hal f dollar s wort h o f Electri c Revenu e Bond s t o bu y th e Ke y Wes t Electri c Com pany . I n th e sam e yea r th e Cit y create d th e Utilit y Boar d t o operat e th e electri c facilit y unde r a franchis e tha t run s un ti l th e yea r 2008 . A t tha t time , seve n diese l powere d unit s (th e oldes t o f whic h wa s buil t i n 1904 ) generate d 2. 9 M W (mega watts ) t o fil l th e need s o f th e islan d o f Ke y West . Th e CE S servic e are a no w ex tend s throug h the:Lowe r Key s t o Wes t Summerlan d Key . Powe r i s generate d b y si x steam electri c unit s wit h a tota l maximu m con tinuou s capabilit y o f 9 7 M W an d si x diesel-electri c unit s wit h a tota l ne t dependabl e capabilit y o f 1 4 M W t o mak e u p th e system' s tota l generatin g capa cit y o f 11 1 MW . Accordin g t o a Jun e 197 8 study , th e tw o oldes t steam-elec tri c unit s buil t i n 195 2 ar e list e d i n "fair " operatin g condition . CES ' rate d capacit y o f 11 1 M W i s sai d b y som e t o b e optimistic , an d tha t 10 3 M W i s mor e realistic . ALTHOUG H th e Utilit y Boar d wa s create d b y th e City , a 196 9 legislativ e ac t b y th e stat e grante d eminen t domai n Gemin i Islan d Boutiqu e 51 7 Duva l 294-226 0 Ope n ti l 12 , Su n ti l 6 SALES , APPRAISAL S & PROPERT Y MANAGEMEN T fcONSUELO H . LQSLE V Realto r 294-552 5 RENTALS'294-101 2 MEMBER MULTIPLE LISTING SER11CK t o th e Board , whic h lef t th e Boar d vir tuall y autonomou s i n dealin g wit h it s ow n affairs . A s a municipall y owne d utilit y i t i s no t subjec t t o th e Publi c Servic e Commissio n excep t wit h regar d t o rat e structure , thoug h no t th e rate s themselves . However , th e Cit y Commissio n ca n remov e th e Utilit y Boar d b y a vot e o f fou r commissioners . Th e Utilit y Boar d thu s i s answerabl e t o th e Cit y Commis sio n and , sinc e th e Boar d member s ar e electe d b y th e citizen s o f Ke y West , t o the.voters . Th e Boar d i s als o require d t o abid e b y th e Stat e Revenu e Bon d Act , sinc e i t ha s a n obligatio n t o bon d hold er s t o kee p t-h e syste m i n goo d operatin g conditio n an d t o charg e it s customer s enoug h t o continu e payin g bac k th e bon d holders . WHA T HAPPENE D TH E 1 5 M W # 3 uni t a t th e Ke y Wes t (Grinnel l Street ) plan t wa s dismantle d fo r insuranc e inspectio n i n May . I t i s require d b y insuranc e rule s tha t eac h uni t periodicall y b e completel y take n apar t an d inspected , whic h doe s no t usuall y tak e long . However , th e # 3 uni t wa s foun d t o nee d extensiv e re pairs , an d i t wa s no t read y t o retur n t o servic e whe n th e 3 7 M W turbin e a t th e Stoc k Islan d plan t develope d con dense r leakage s durin g th e wee k o f Jul y 17 . Wit h 11 1 M W tota l (optimistic ) ca pacit y i n th e syste m an d a pea k deman d o f 6 2 M W fo r thi s tim e o f year , eithe r th e 3 7 M W o r an y on e o f th e 1 5 M W unit s coul d b e shu t down , an d CE S coul d suppl y th e deman d wit h som e margin . I t i s a maxi m o f electri c utilit y operatio n tha t th e syste m mus t b e abl e t o carr y th e loa d wit h it s larges t uni t ou t o f service . (Th e 3 7 M W uni t ha s bee n of f th e lin e 2 4 time s i n th e pas t fiv e years. ) CE S make s it : 11 1 M W minu s 3 7 M W equal s 7 4 MW , whic h i s abou t 8 M W mor e tha n th e maximu m demande d o f th e syste m — 65 . 5 M W i n Ma y 197 3 — accordin q t o BO X 142 4 KE Y WES T FLA . cregtiv e mus i wo r INSTRUMENTALISTS , SOLOIST S NEEDE D ati d Jatiqi e CLOSE D OCTOBE R REOPE N NOVEMBE R Specializin g in . Importe d Clothin g Morocca a Import s i Indonesia n Import s India n imports' ^ 60 ! Duva l Stree t th e optimisti c rating . Wit h th e allege d mor e realisti c ratin g a t 8 M W lower , CE S i s o n thi n ice . fiv e YEA R 196 8 196 9 197 0 197 1 197 2 197 3 197 4 197 5 197 6 197 7 TH E AUGUS T DEMAN D year s ha s bee n a t CB S HISTORICA L AN D fo r th e pas t leas t 6 0 M W PROJECTE D ANNUA L SYSTE M DEMAN D DEMAND • M W 43. 0 50. 1 57. 5 57. 8 60. 2 60. 5 65. 5 60. 5 61. 0 62. 2 YEA R 197 8 197 9 198 0 198 1 198 2 198 3 198 4 198 5 1986 . 198 7 . I n DEMAN D M W 63. 7 63. 8 64. 4 65. 0 67. 0 69. 0 71. 0 73 . 2 75. 4 77. 6 August 197 6 i t wa s 6 2 MW . Thi s wa s th e proble m facin g CE S th e wee k o f Jul y 17 : Th e syste m wa s .missin g 1 5 M W wit h n o prospec t o f gettin g i t bac k quickly , an d anothe r 3 7 M W wa s o n it s wa y ou t — bu t ho w soon ? Il l M W minu s 1 5 M W equal s 9 6 MW ; 9 6 minu s 3 7 equal s 5 9 MW . Tha t doesn' t loo k ba d o n paper, wit h som e conserva tio n o f electricity , i f al l th e othe r unit s woul d perfor m t o thei r expecte d capacity , th e syste m migh t squeez e by . BU T I T MUS T b e remembere d tha t 1 4 M W o f tha t 5 9 M W consist s o f peakin g units , whic h ar e no t suppose d t o ru n continuously . The y ar e use d fo r brie f period s o f pea k deman d becaus e the y wil l star t quickly . S o w e ar e dow n t o 5 9 minu s 1 4 = 4 5 M W o f continuou s power , plu s whateve r th e peakin g unit s ca n com e u p wit h i f the y ar e ru n a fe w a t a tim e continued on page 24 . ! J CUSTO M WOR K I N 11-OUNC E WATERPROOFE D COTTO N MARIN E DUC K • ^ DUFFL E AN D DIV E A L BAG S • SE A SAG S 1^^ . AN D TOT E BAG S ^Jjf ^ I N STOC K ^L A 0 R MAD E T 0 fAiL^h Y0U R NEED S » STEV E NES S ^^KATH Y HOISINGTO N 4 KE Y LIM E SQUAR E SOWJWUT O ^EDRE N T FUL L SERVIC E 41 6 GREEN E ST . CPSTAIR S 294-632 6 1601 N . A T SALO N n ROOSEVEL T BLVD . EISENHOWE R ViM t ou r showroom s an d brows * throug h ou r larg e inventor y o f wicke r an d cdftii n furnitur e an d th e larg^ i electio n o f fabric s i n th e Key s Custo m Draperie s & Slipcover s Ratta n & Wicke r Furnitur e Wallpape r Lamp s BIINER-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 294-127 8 f larrlngto n Qal l erfe s 7\\ duva l ke y wes t

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1 0 1 1 Copt . BOB' d RESTAURAN T Fres h daily , right-from-the-ocean SEAFOO D Ra w Oyster s Shrim p Steame d i n Bee r Conc h Chowde r Lobste r & Turtl e Steak * Homemad e Ke y Lim e Pi e DESERVEDL Y FAMOU S FO R FRES H SEAFOO D Ope n 11:3 0 a.m . t o 1 1 p.m . Dail y 90 8 Carolin e St . 294-900 5 PALM S & PELICAN S b y Prance s Signorell i DO C BINGHA M THA T SUMMER , Septembe r '64 , a com b woul d ben d i n th e Ke y Wes t heat . Ther e cam e m y friend , Langdo n Schwe d (Ma y h e res t i n peace ) bringin g alon g th e ne w Englis h professo r a t th e communit y college . Dr . Bingha m ha d seeme d a ta g inelegan t t o pu t i n Lang' s P.edv.'oc d Courts , an d h e kindl y wa s turnin g hi m ove r t o me . DR . BINGHAM , a bear-lik e ma n wit h a recalcitrant , grizzly-brow n beard , rent e d Upstairs , wher e h e happil y du g i n and ' live d fo r fou r years . Do c Bingham , lon g sinc e passe d fro m th e islan d scene , turne d cu t t o b e a per so n o f consequence . Ther e spran g u p a caba l o f Do c Bingha m watchers , a s ther e i s wit h an y wel l known , unpredictabl e figure . I quit e too k t o hi m wit h m y cravin g fo r th e bizarr e an d th e involved , thoug h I fee l certai n tha t fo r th e colleg e presiden t an d th e boar d o f trustees , Do c Bingha m wa s th e ban e o f thei r life . DO C BINGHA M wa s on e teache r i n a million . I don' t kno w i f -thi s i s goo d o r bad , teachin g bein g a s i t i s ig nitin g learnin g i n anothe r perso n — suc h a transitor y thing , anyway . Ther e ar e thos e wh o wil l tel l you , t o thi s day , tha t wit h hi m the y learne d t o write . An d the y write . H e ha d hi s own , unorthodo x methods . "Eve r rea d Augus t Plinth?" , h e aske d on e day . An d h e gav e m e thes e big , fat , bogus-looking , blac k paperbacks . I neve r wade d throug h al l o f it , bu t i t looke d deep . I aske d anothe r teacher , "Eve r rea d Augus t Plinth? " Sh e laughe d merrily . "Don' t yo u kno w tha t Augus t Plint h i ? Dr . Bingham ? H e ha d the m printe d b y th e Blac k Su n Press . It' s a captiv e reader ship ; hi s student s purchas e the m an d diges t them. " AFTE R HI S CLASSES , I woul d se e Do c Bingha m goin g alon g Verno n Avenue , scant ily"clad , i n a sor t o f Neandertha l lope , boun d fo r Denni s Pharmac y an d hi s two hou r sessio n ove r hi s te a bag . H e wa s a cha p wh o manage d a pipe , wit h th e tampin g th e bowl-cuddling , th e counter-knocking , th e teeth-gripping , probabl y wit h a n un ~ lighte d pipe . O f course , I possesse d ray ow n cache t a t thi s popula r kaffe e klatc h place . Dennis_commented , "Yo u ar e th e onl y perso n I eve r observe d wh o ca n ea t a Hershe y Bar , smok e a cigarette , drin k a coffee , talk , rea d a Denni s Pharmac y magazine , che w gu m an d brood , al l a t th e sam e time. " TH E OTHE R colleg e prof s an d thei r wive s o r husband s like d t o com e t o Do c Bingham' s partie s whic h h e thre w period icall y i n hi s strippe d apartment . H e kep t a s littl e furnitur e a s t o b e non e a t all . On e bed . I n a corner . Th e colleg e prof s an d thei r mates , non e o f the m swingers , doubtles s fel t rathe r darin g i n thi s wil d one' s ambience . I coul d hea r the m .laug h nervousl y ou t o n th e porch , whic h overhun g th e skir t o f th e ocean , holdin g thei r Pin a Coladas . DO C BINGHA M leane d towar d extrem e casualnes s i n hi s person ; h e eschewe d baths . "Don' t ge t downwin d o f me, " h e advised . Thi s neve r appeare d t o put , of f th e girls . The y flocke d t o him . An d h e wa s enthralle d wit h women , like d t o tal k ove r hi s adventure s an d misadventures . On e mornin g early , h e caugh t m e o n th e landing , hi s boomin g voic e comin g ou t o f a bul l ches t 'neat h whic h bea t a schoo l boy' s romanti c heart . Thi s ter ribl e experienc e befel l him : H E HA D BEEN , severa l times , enter I I 1 New&Recyde d 197 9 MODEL S COMIN G I N SEPTEMBE R BEVI S -LEWI S CHEVROLET , INC , 350 0 N . ROOSEVEL T BLVD . 4-100 3 tainin g a gal.Upstairs . I ha d see n her , a littl e thing , fa t a s a darnin g needle , trippin g u p pas t th e newel l post . Sh e wa s a gir l frien d o f a ma n wh o worke d fo r th e electri c company . Yesterda y afternoon , thi s man , wit h th e ai d o f hi s budd y a t work , ha d brough t on e o f th e "cherr y pickers " (cradle-lik e contraption , rigge d t o reac h hig h wires ) over . An d the y ha d hoiste d i t up , con tainin g th e suspiciou s bo y friend , t o Upstairs ' windows . Do c Bingha m sai d tha t slowl y glidin g pas t hi s windo w wa s thi s pai r o f eyebrows . Fortunately , th e budd y ha d bee n a.bi t shake y i n operatin g th e machine , bu t yo u coul d hea r the m crankin g u p fo r anothe r g o a t it . Eyebrow s on e time ; cocke d pisto l th e next . DO C BINGHAM, . n o fool , he , too k a quic k gande r a t hi s lady , who , a s i t happened , ha d doze d of f (probabl y whil e readin g Augus t Plinth) , an d h e fle d th e apartment , skinnin g down , th e bac k porc h railing s an d hi t th e ocea n swimmin g fo r dea r life . Doc' s eye s watere d a t th e ignomin y o f it . "Th e cowardlines s o f i t stil l live s i n m y heart" . I didn' t pu t into ' shor e unti l Res t Beach , wher e I drov e a se a urchi n int o m y toe. " I lef t him-a s h e opined , "Ther e jus t i s n o poin t i n behavin g reasonabl y o n suc h a n occasion. " I ADMI T t o a sligh t quive r o f dis appointmen t that , "a s luc k woul d hav e it , I ha d bee n ou t a t tha t tim e visitin g some on e wit h a pool . ' An d i t was ' no t childre n coming-hom e tim e yet . I f th e activ e fig ure s wh o stirre d an d revolve d her e ha d bee n o n dec k fo r thi s event , I hardl y dar e t o imagin e thos e circumstances . DOC' S SENSIBILITIE S go t deepl y of fende d whe n a mote l dow n th e ocea n a way s painte d a bi g sig n o n it s seawall . Har rie t Porte r (Ma y sh e res t i n peace ) ha d give n m e a lif t hom e fro m Ol d Islan d Restoratio n Foundation . I ha d bee n o n th e islan d fiv e o r si x years , an d that' s th e stag e whe n wome n pas s throug h thes e societies . There , lyin g i n wai t fo r me , wa s Do c i n hi s usua l attir e — hi s Ne w Mexic o cowbo y boot s an d hi s swim , trunk s (wit h littl e underneath) . Hi s ja w quivere d wit h emotion . H e wa s runnin g a n a d i n The Citizen an d hirin g a n underwate r dive r t o attac k th e sign , whic h read , i n blu e an d red , "At lanti c Shores, Double s $12. " On e appli can t showe d up: , an d h e ha d a clu b foot . TH E INTERVIE W seeme d t o reac h ove r man y evenings , th e planning . I f I ha d on e o r tw o i n fo r drink s o n th e patio , , od d bit s o f strateg y floate d down.. . "Migh t carr y a pic k axe... " "Machin e gun' s to o heav y ... " Don' t thin k w e didn' t tak e Dr . Bing ha m seriously . W e did , an d then , o f course , w e didn't . Yo u know . NOW , I HAV E refurbishe d th e apart ment , introducin g furniture . Still , sometimes , whe n th e Caribbea n moo n rises , d o it s beam s pi n dow n ont o tha t porc h th e shade s o f August Plinth ? An d d o I hea r th e fain t tinklin g o f colleg e prof s an d thei r mates ' Pin a Coladas ? An d i s tha t a bear-lik e figur e wit h a heart y laugh.effacin g th e moo n fo r a n instant ? TCI P of the L A CONCH A HOTE L 43 0 DUVA L STREE T OL D TOW N Panorami c Vie w Al l Ke y Wes t FAMOU S TO P ME(*IL ( •Mon-Sat 11:3 0 a m 3:1 5 p m Favorit e Cocktail s Dail y 1 1 a.m . 4 a.m . RE D BALLOO N MESSAG E SERVIC E 4-558 6 Ope n 5:3 0 t o 11:0 0 Close d Tuesday s 180 1 SOUT H ROOSEVEL T BLVD . 1/ 4 mil e nort h o f th e airpor t 294-346 6 MARTHA S

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1 2 BLACK-OU T FU N b y Phoeb e Coa n WHA T T O D O DURIN G A KE Y WES T BLACKOU T WHIL E TH E ELECTRICA L syste m i s bein g repaire d an d th e generator s unde r ques tio n ar e bein g investigated , wha t ca n you d o durin g a Ke y Wes t blackou t — heat o f th e summe r upo n u s — an d stil l sta y i n a fairl y decen t head ? I t i s no t s o difficul t t o surmise . Thi s isn' t Ne w Yor k an d th e majo r mishap s tha t occurre d ther e won' t ha a s dramati c here . How ever , wha t d o yo u d o i f you'r e a 20t h centur y dweller , uss d t o th e convenience s ol d To m Ediso n initiate d wa y bac k the n whe n peopl e firs t go t turne d o n t o elec tricity ? FIRST , i t doe s hel p t o recall.th e inspirationa l book , Siddhartha. On e o f th e thing s th e boo k weighte d a s gol d t o b e tru e knowledg e fo r th e studen t o f lif e wa s t o waif . I t seem s 20t h centur y " ma n i s a n impatien t being . Ve lik e thos e button s an d eas y quic k zipp y way s tha t ro b u s o f knowin g th e joyfu l essence s . tha t ca n b e par t o f everyda y experiences . When , w e hav e t o wait w e jitte r an d fritte r an d fre t an d sweat , an d fin d i t mos t ex cruciating . T o le t th e slac k ou t durin g th e blackout , t o wait i s a goo d thing . Bein g impatien t i s a drag . Yo u don' t appreciat e th e her e an d no w an d yo u en d u p bein g a bumme r t o others . Yo u kno w tha t numbe r one , th e light s wil l g o on . Tire d o f Travolta ? BIHMTIU ) k» f -tl i Be e — Yiddis h fo r a littl e bi t crazy . There' s boun d t o b e a choru s o f locust s dronin g away , doin g thei r thing . O r yo u ca n jus t fee l th e dee p an d solem n promis e o f summe r full ness , wearin g o n t o th e nex t space . O R YO U CA N catc h u p wit h you r neigh bor' s an d thos e wh o yo u liv e with...men d 1 3 fences , pla y games o f fantasy , shin e you r ligh t i n an y dar k corner , exchang e th e thought s yo u don' t usuall y hav e tim e t o thin k an d expres s t o others . Pul l th e beautifu l thought s ou t o f yourself . I t i s goo d t o ge t empty . I t i s goo d t o lis ten . An d jus t a s thes e moments , becom e moment s o f being , yo u ar e the n suddenl y jarre d bac k int o th e 20t h centur y realit y onc e again , a s abruptl y a s yo u lef t it . Whe n lik e som e mechanica l play , se t bac k int o motio n afte r bein g froze n b y som e sleepin g curse , everythin g get s throw n bac k o n agai n i n on e grea t rus h an d swoos h o f ligh t an d soun d an d movement . Yo u ar e at onc e relieve d an d thank ful ; an d o n th e othe r han d yo u ar e sad dened , sinc e yo u ha d jus t gotte n int o you r pionee r hea d again : lookin g fo r candle s t o mak e an d storie s t o tell . But , it'l l al l keep , yo u know , fo r th e nex t time . TH E FUL L MOO N SALOO N AN D LUNC H ROO M NJCD M T O 3 A.M . 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 STAN BECKER'S CAMDE C IRIPS 9a m t o 4p m INCLUDE S LUNC H EQUIPPE D CANOE S GUIDANC E EXPLOR E TH E LOWE R KEY S WIT H A N EXPERIENCE D LOCA L NATURALIS T FUL L MOO N CANO E TOUR S Sept . 14-1 8 Reserv e Spac e Earl y -———_ _ -—-— • $20.0 0 PE R PERSO N P.O . BO X 6 2 BI G PIN E KEY , FLORID A 3304 3 O R PHON E (305)872-2620

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1 4 CHANG E O F HEART-AN D I N COLO R b y J . Ear l McQuaid e "Yo u reall y shoul d brin g hi m i n now , Mrs . Hardy. " "Bu t I can' t budg e him , Captain . He' s lik e a rock. " "He' s onl y a nic e amberjack , firs . Hardy. " " I can' t hel p i t i f he' s onl y a cripple d sea-nymph . I can' t Mov e him . Really , Captain. " CAPTAI N VA N LENNE P kne w sh e wa s mak in g i t al l up . H e ha d see n th e fis h whe n i t struck . H e kne w what.i t wa s — ho w larg e i t was . O h well , a shar k woul d nai l hi m anytim e now . Sh e wa s jus t drag gin g hi m aroun d — probabl y bleeding , too . Sh e sur e like d t o tel l yo u you r business . H e ha d bee n gettin g pointer s al l day . A t tha t momen t he r ro d thrus t down , ' an d th e fis h seeme d t o mak e anothe r short , furiou s run . I t wa s sudde n an d rapid . "Yo u see , Captain ? He' s stil l ful l o f life . He' s pullin g harde r tha n ever. " "Tha t wa s a shark , Ma'am . H e go t a bi g bit e o f him. " "Ho w ca n yo u sa y that ? Ho w d o yo u kno w wha t happene d ou t ther e i n th e ocean? " H e wa s s o sur e o f himself , sh e decided . "Well , Ma'am . I t doesn' t tak e a swam i t o kno w wha t happen s out her e some times. " Wh y di d sh e hav e t o squin t he r fac e u p so . Sh e ha d prett y eye s an d a sof t smile . I f sh e onl y wasn' t s o domi nant . "You'r e onl y guessing . That' s all. " Sh e gav e hi m th e ster n schoolmar m loo k again . com e back . The y don' t giv e u p easily. " H e dislike d t o kee p diggin g a t her . The y alway s too k i t s o har d — a ma n tellin g them . An d i t wasn' t tha t wa y a t all . " I simpl y don' t believ e that . I mea n abou t m y fish, " sh e hurriedl y tol d him , th e wa y a woma n consume d wit h he r ow n belief s does . "Suppos e w e wai t an d see , huh? " sh e suggested . "Mayb e it' s a n ol d cliche . Bu t it' s to o fish y fo r me. " Sh e snappe d a sharp , quic k loo k a t Van . H e wa s jus t lik e al l th e others . Me n wer e s o superior . She' d hav e t o sho w hi m lik e sh e showe d Jason . I t too k a littl e time . TH E SHAR K di d com e back , an d he r fis h mad e anothe r flas h run . Bu t Va n kne w th e shar k rolle d wit h eac h strike . Th e fis h didn' t run . I t wa s th e roll . "He' s pullin g harde r tha n eve r now , Captai n Van, " sh e insisted . " I don' t se e ho w h e coul d b e al l cu t u p an d stil l g o o n fightin g s o hard. " Sh e purse d he r mout h i n a loo k o f finality . "Bu t we'l l see , won' t we? " sh e softl y bu t defiantl y offered . "Al l right . The n wh y don' t w e mak e a littl e wager , Alice? " Jaso n Hard y per sisted . "I f I wa s s o sur e o f something.. , Really , dear. " H e decide d i t woul d d o goo d t o se e he r ge t clobbered , fo r once . Sh e wa s alway s s o dam n sure . H e ha d see n thi s sor t o f thin g happen ' s o man y times . Afte r a whil e yo u learne d t o t o her . I t mad e onl y a sligh t ripple . Sh e sa w it , bu t sh e wouldn' t answe r him . O n eac h succeedin g rotation , i t brok e wate r mor e visibly . SH E COUL D SE E i t al l to o well . Bu t sh e wasn' t goin g t o sa y so . Sh e ha d fel t al l along , jus t slightly , tha t h e wa s right ; bu t sh e wasn't goin g t o giv e i n immediatel y — i f ever . Ther e wa s to o muc h t o sacrifice . Ther e wer e to o man y contest s i n lif e fo r that . Bu t ther e ha d alread y bee n severa l o f th e "contests " a s sh e terme d them . Sh e kep t tellin g Captai n Va n ho w an d wha t th e othe r guide s wit h who m the y ha d fishe d di d an d said . On e guid e ha d like d silve r mulle t bette r tha n balley-o . An d anothe r ha d like d teno kirb y hook s bette r tha n th e straigh t shan k kind . Stil l anothe r guid e coul d cu t th e littl e piec e o f backbon e out o f th e tai l s o neatly . H e wa s reall y a surgeon , practi cally ; an d h e trimme d som e o f th e fles h awa y insid e s o th e tai l wiggle d s o ele gantly . SOM E O F THE M ha d reall y tried , sh e explained , givin g Va n a kin d o f question dn g look . An d sh e no w notice d tha t som e o f he r bait s didn' t trol l s o smoothly . Bu t then , mayb e i t wa s onl y grass , sh e ha d offered , i n a n overl y nic e bu t sligh t l y informativ e tone . Bu t sh e wa s onl y tryin g t o b e helpful . Tha t wa s all . "Whic h authorit y sai d what an d ho w wa s right , Mrs . Hardy? " Va n ha d aske d he r Well , h e ha d ha d wome n lik e he r out fishin g before . Som e like d t o le t yo u kno w tha t the y ha d fished . I t pai d t o hav e a cross-your-heart , late x patience . "Wh y don' t yo u mak e a littl e wage r wit h th e Captain , Alice? " he r husban d asked . "Live n thing s u p a little , dear . Sa y a roun d o r tw o o f drink s i n th e loung e thi s evening. " "Wh y don' t yo u jus t sta y ou t o f this , Jason? " sh e warne d wit h a straine d bu t gentl e air . "Afte r all , I' m fightin g th e fish . I shoul d kno w ho w har d he' s pulling . Anyon e ca n se e b y th e wa y th e rod' j flexe d — ho w har d he' 3 pulling. " " A mutilate d fis h alway s pull s hard , Mrs . Hardy, " Captai n Va n tol d her . r An d you'l l b e luck y i f tha t shar k doesn' t rol l wit h the m — le t he r hav e he r wa y an d drin k ru m fo r fortitude . H e too k anothe r si p fo r confirmation . "Ge t him , dear, " h e smiled . "Al l yo u hav e lef t i s th e head , Mrs . Hardy, " Va n trie d t o explain . Wh y no t giv e i t t o he r an d hav e i t ove r with ? "It' s simpl y rotatin g i n a bi g circle . Whe n yo u ge t hi m i n a littl e closer , you'l l se e th e hea d brea k wate r o n th e to p o f th e circle , a s i t come s up . Watch. " I t woul d b e bette r t o le t hi m cran k i t i n fo r he r now . N o nee d fo r he r t o wea r hersel f out . Bu t h e didn' t dar e tel l her . "There . Yo u se e th e hea d brea k wate r then , Mrs . Hardy? " Va n pointe d ou t "Oh , I didn' t sa y the y wer e right , Captain, " sh e coyl y correcte d him . "No , no . I didn' t sa y that . I wa s simpl y commentin g o n thei r procedure s an d opin ions . That' s all. " " I see, " Va n accepte d readily . "An d ho w man y outstandin g fis h o r prize s o r citation s di d thes e guide s ge t you , Ma'am? ' Va n ha d aske d her , no t wit h bitterness , simpl y inquisitively . if . thes e guide s wer e s o goo d i f sh e wa s suc h a n out standin g fisherwoma n Perhap s h e shoul d as k he r i f sh e wa s fishin g wit h Thompso n whe n h e too k th e thirty-si x thousan d pounde r of f Lon g Key . Bu t h e kne w sh e wasn' t ol d enough . "An d som e o f the m use d sparkplug s fo r sinkers , too , didn' t they ^ dear, " ^ ' ' . 1 5 SPECIA L ELECTIO N PULL-OU T W e aske d al l th e candidate s runnin g fo r Stat e Senat e an d Hous e seat s t o an swe r th e followin g questions : 1 . Ar e yo u i n favo r o f casin o gamblin g i n Browar d an d Dad e Counties ? 2 . Ar e yo u i n favo r o f th e Equa l Right s Amendment ? 3 . D o yo u fee l tha t becaus e o f th e unique nes s o f th e Florid a Key s tha t the y • shoul d receiv e specia l consideratio n an d suppor t fro m th e State ? I f so , how ? • 4 . Wha t els e d o yo u thin k i s a n impor. tan t issu e (issues ) i n thi s electio n a s i t affect s Monro e County?* ' CANDIDAT E FO R STAT E SENAT E — DISTRIC T 3 8 Name : RALP H R . POSTON , INCUMBEN T 1 . No . 2 . No . . ' 3 . Yes . Hel p an d suppor t i s no w give n b y th e Stat e — mountin g utilit y levie s — Monro e need s a loa n t o interconnec t wit h th e Fla. ' Powe r an d Ligh t Co . 4 . Powe r i s critica l t o Ke y Wes t — Ful l servic e o f wate r — ' Recreationa l (out door ) facilitie s i n Middl e an d Uppe r Key s — interconnec t o n telephone . Name : ELLE N G . ALLE N Di d no t respond . **ENDORSED* * Name : ROBER T McKNIGH T 1 . No . 2 . Yes . 3. Yes . Continue d stat e fundin g fo r aquaduct . Sinc e Monro e ha s th e highes t cos t o f livin g i n th e state , I woul d favo r a "differential " fo r .stat e employ ee s livin g i n Monroe . 4 . Educationa l fundin g remain s critica l i n Monro e — specificall y shiftin g th e fundin g burde n fro m th e loca l propert y taxe s t o stat e funds . CANDIDATE S FO R STAT E SENAT E DISTRIC T 4 0 Name : DIC K ANDERSO N 1 . No . "Presentl y th e voter s ar e bein g aske d t o bu y a "pi g i n a poke. " Th e ballo t questio n shoul d b e mor e define d •an d al l ramification s explained . 2 . No . I strongl y suppor t equa l right s for.al l Americans . (Equa l jobs" , equa l pay , etc. ) However , I d o no t feel a constitutiona l amendmen t i s feasible . I wil l not suppor t th e passag e o f th e ERA-a s a constitutiona l amendment . 3 Yes . Th e Florid a Key s ar e on e o f th e mos t uniqu e attraction s i n America . Th e Florid a Legislatur e mus t becom e mor e awar e o f it s need s an d giv e th e Key s a highe r plac e o n it s lis t o f priorit y areas . Al l to o lon g ha s i t bee n neclect ed . 4 . Th e mai n issue s i n the.Key s ar e con tinuin g qualit y education , protectin g an d preservin g th e seafoo d industry.an d touris m an d bette r maintenanc e an d im provemen t o f th e highwa y system . I can' t emphasiz e enoug h tha t th e electe d official s mus t b e mor e cognizan t o f th e Key s and " it s needs . Name : PAU L R . COB B 1 . Casin o gamblin g i s no t a lif e o r deat h issu e fo r th e surviva l o f ou r economy . Th e destructiv e influence s o n famil y lif e i s to o grea t a threa t t o ou r wel l being . Therefor e I a m oppose d t o casin o gambling . 2 . Th e ER A wil l invalidat e al l stat e law s whic h requir e a husband t o suppor t hi s wif e an d famil y (Fl . Statut e 856.04) . ER A i s als o a bi g powe r gra b b y central ize d federa l governmen t an d destroy s th e family . Fo r thes e reason s I a m oppose d t o ERA . • 3. Th e Florida . Key s nee d specia l at tentio n concernin g road s an d water , an d i f electe d a s thei r Stat e Senato r I wil l vot e i n favo r o f legislatio n tha t wil l alleviat e thes e problems . 4 . Educatio n i s th e mos t importan t is su e fo r thi s whol e stat e an d Monro e County . A s a teacher , I favo r legisla . tio n tha t wil l pu t a n en d t o disciplin e problem s i n th e classroo m an d suppor t th e classroo m teacher . Name : A L DeMARC O 1 . No . 2 . No . 3 . Yes . The y hav e bee n ignore d to o long . 4 . Complet e fou r lanin g Oversea s Highway . Promot e tourism . Improv e wate r system . • Name : -ELLI S R . GOME Z 1. No , basically . I f the y must come , however , the y shoul d b e b y loca l optio n an d stat e owne d an d operate d t o achiev e maximu m ta x alleviation . 2 . Yes . I' m jus t sorr y th e "equa l pro tection " claus e o f th e constitutio n ha s no t bee n fairl y applied , presentin g th e natio n wit h thi s divisiv e issue . 3 . Th e Keys , really , ar e a uniqu e national resource . Th e federa l governmen t mus t no t stin t i n effort s t o maintai n an d pro tec t th e area . Specia l consideratio n b y th e Stat e i s als o appropriate . 4 . Wate r suppl y (an d powe r supply , a s well ) i s th e sin e qu a no n fo r th e con tinue d vitalit y o f Monro e County . Self ish , up-stat e interest s mus t no t b e al — "lowe d t o thwar t th e Keys ' legitimat e in terests . ; Name : CHARLE S C . PAPY , JR . 1 . No . 2 . Yes . 3 . Yes . .Th e Key s ha s on e o f th e high es t cos t o f livin g i n th e Stat e an d al l Stat e Program s shoul d provid e extr a fund s becaus e o f th e hig h cost . Th e Oversea s Highwa y shoul d b e complete d a s soo n a s possible . 4 . Th e econom y o f th e Key s need s stat e help . A stat e offic e shoul d b e create d i n Ke y Wes t t o ai d i n promotio n o f th e are a a s a touris t resor t an d th e stud y o f it s marin e life , etc . Name : MIK E SIMONHOF F **END0RSED* * 1 . No . 2 . Yes . 3. , Th e Key s contribut e uniquel y t o th e stat e i n tha t peopl e fro m othe r part s o f th e stat e a s wel l a s th e countr y com e t o enjo y tha t whic h only exist s i n th e Florid a Keys . I n addition , thes e tour ist s contribut e sale s an d ga s ta x t o th e stat e i n a n amoun t whic h i s overl y pro portiona l t o population . Becaus e o f this , . 1 woul d lik e t o se e a greate r weigh t place d upo n retur n o f fund s fro m th e stat e t o Monro e County . 4 . Wate r quantit y i s on e o f th e great es t concern s o f Monro e County. ' Throug h m y chairmanshi p thi s pas t year , o f the . Healt h System s Agenc y Environmenta l Tas k Force , a stron g star t towar d th e solu tio n o f thi s proble m wa s made . Thi s ef for t cause d th e followin g t o becom e par t o f H.S.A . policy : 1 . Federa l pilo t Desa l Plan t re commende d fo r Ke y West . •2. . Federa l an d Stat e fund s recom mende d t o hel p buil d a ne w an d large r wate r pipelin e fro m Florid a City . 3 . Insur e tha t ther e wil l b e suf ficien t quantit y o f wate r fro m -th e Sout h Dad e wel l field , a s wel l a s protectin g it s quality . Ever y effor t a t al l level s wil l no w b e mad e t o tr y t o insur e tha t thes e goal s ar e met . M y effor t i n th e Senat e wil l b e crucia l fo r continue d succes s o f thi s program . Name : JOH N SPOTTSWOOD , JR . 1 . No . Th e presen t proposa l doe s no t accomplis h wha t i t i s intende d t o ac complis h fo r th e peopl e o f Sout h Florid a an d al l o f Florida . 2 . Yes . 3 . Yes . Th e State-shoul d provid e u s wit h fund s t o off-se t th e lac k o f reve nue s fo r ou r inadequat e ta x base . 4 . U.S . 1 mus t b e improve d t o eliminat e congestio n an d highwa y fatalities . Ou r wate r pipelin e mus t b e upgrade d t o eli minat e th e nee d o f highe r fue l cost s fo r th e Desalinatio n R O Plan t an d pumpin g stations . Ou r bridge s mus t b e repaired . Stat e hel p wit h powe r problem s i n th e Keys . Developmen t o f a year-roun d econ om y t o provid e job s an d preserv e th e qualit y o f lif e w e enjo y i n .th e Keys . CANDIDATE S FO R LEGISLATIV E STAT E REPRESENT ATIV E DISTRIC T 12 0 Name : JO E ALLEN , INCUMBEN T * PREFERRED * 1 . No . 2 . I hav e no t ye t take n a positio n o n th e ERA . Likewise, durin g th e pas t tw o year s whic h I serve d i n th e Legislatur e i t ha s no t com e u p fo r a vot e i n th e House , A county-wid e surve y take n prio r t o th e

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1 6 • 197 8 sessio n showe d tha t th e peopl e o f Monro e Count y wer e evenl y decide d o n th e question . O n thi s issu e a s i s th e cas e o f other s o f paramoun t importance, I woul d g o t o th e Legislatur e lik e a perso n o n a jury , wit h a n ope n min d an d vot e afte r hearin g al l o f th e pro s an d con s o n th e subject . 3 . A s a matte r o f fac t th e Florid a Key s hav e receive d specia l consideratio n fro m ou r Stat e government . Fo r instance , i n thi s year' s appropriatio n bil l ther e i s $33,44 5 millio n t o match'th e federa l ap propriatio n fo r rebuildin g th e Oversea s Highwa y Bridges . Also , las t yea r $8. 1 millio n wa s allocate d fo r relocatin g th e pipelin e o n th e ne w bridges . A simila r amoun t wil l b e appropriate d thi s year. ' I fee l tha t no t enoug h attentio n ha s bee n pai d t o acquisitio n o f environmental l y endangere d land s whic h are'no w i n privat e hands . However , Monro e Count y ha s fare d bette r tha n an y othe r count y i n th e Stat e whe n yo u tak e th e abov e int o consideration . 4 . Taxe s wil l b e th e mos t widely-debate d an d politicall y poten t issu e i n th e 197 9 Sessio n o f th e Legislature . Man y plan s an d proposal s wil l b e mad e t o compl y wit h th e spiri t o f California' s "Propositio n 13 " whic h ha s sprea d throughou t th e country . .I n Monro e Count y th e propert y ta x proble m i s mor e acut e tha n i n an y othe r par t o f th e Stat e du e t o th e lac k o f th e county' s abilit y t o broade n th e ta x bas e othe r tha n increasin g assess ment s o n loca l propertie s t o a n unbear abl e level . Name : COR A WILBU R 1 . No . Casin o gamblin g wil l caus e mor e problem s tha n i t wil l cure . 2 . Yes . 3 . Yes , becaus e th e Key s ha s become ' th e recreationa l are a o f th e stat e an d th e natio n w e shoul d hav e stat e fund s t o redevelo p th e beache s an d parks . Also , som e adjustmen t i n stat e fundin g shoul d b e mad e int o thi s are a becaus e s o muc h o f ou r lan d i s no t taxabl e an d count y revenue s ar e lost . 4 . Insurin g a n adequat e an d clea n wate r suppl y fo r th e Keys . Controllin g th e growt h o f th e are a s o tha t th e delicat e balanc e o f th e environmen t isn 1 t upse t an d ou r energ y source s ar e no t totall y exhausted . Als o stabilizin g ou r econom y ,b y properl y developin g th e propert y turne d bac k t o th e count y b y th e Navy . W e aske d al l th e candidate s runnin g fo r Commissio n seat s t o answe r th e fol lowin g questions : 1 . Wha t i s you r positio n o n a resor t tax ? 2 . Ar e yo u i n favo r o f adoptin g th e pro pose d Monro e Co'unt y Maste r Lan d Us e Pla n i n it s presen t form? * . 3 . Ar e yo u i n favo r o f a separat e Person ne l Directo r fo r Monro e County ? I f so , why ? 4 . D o yo u favo r th e adoption"~o f qualifi catio n standard s fo r importan t Count y positions ? 5 . Woul d yo u b e i n favo r o f th e Count y continuin g it s effort s t o secur e Fed era l Gran t Fund s fo r th e purchas e o f th e Res t Beac h trac t fo r recreationa l purposes ? 6 . Wha t i s you r reactio n t o th e larg e cutback s o n Healt h Servi.c e fundin g fo r Monro e Count y i n th e forthcomin g budget ? 7 . Wha t els e d o youthin k i s a n importan t • issu e (issues ) i n this election ? electio n editoria l SOLARE S HIL L i s agai n endorsin g candidate s i n th e up-comin g electio n fo r . State Senators , Stat e Representative , Count y Commissioners , an d Florid a Key s Aqueduc t Authorit y Boar d members . A grou p o f us.wh o ar e involve d wit h th e pape r pu t ou r head s togethe r an d cam e u p wit h thos e candidate s w e fee l ar e bes t abl e t o serv e th e need s o f Mon ro e County . A s ou r reader s know , w e hav e a stron g environmenta l bias , an d thos e candidate s wh o hav e show n mos t concer n fo r ou r n,atura l surrounding s hav e a n edg e ove r thos e wh o hav e bee n les s committe d t o preservin g ou r environ menta l heritage . I n th e cas e o f a n un known , muc h scrutin y i s give n hi s o r he r answer s .t o our . questionnair e . • I n th e cas e o f a n incumbent , w e hav e th e person' s recor d t o refe r t o t o hel p u s mak e a judgement . THI S HA S BEE N a remarkabl y low-ke y politica l seaso n thu s far . Ther e hav e bee n n o excitin g encounter s betwee n th e candidates , ver y fe w politica l ads ' i n th e papers , an d n o larg e "Mee t th e Candidates " night s locally . Th e fe w meeting s tha t hav e bee n hel d have , fo r th e mos t part , bee n poorl y attended . W e have , ha d n o problem s makin g ou r selections , however . Ther e ar e n o rea l surprise s fo r ou r reader s (wit h on e pos sibl e exception ) an d w e hav e no t bee n a t odd s wit h one ' anothe r ove r on e candi dat e versu s another . • . ' WHE N W E ENDORSE , i t mean s tha t w e al l generall y agre e tha t thi s perso n i s th e bes t on e fo r th e job . Whe n w e indi cat e a preference , i t mean s tha t w e al l d o no t agre e o n thi s person , o r tha t w e fee l som e restrain t o n a n all-ou t en dorsement , bu t that-h e o r sh e i s th e mor e favore d b y ou r group . I N TH E RAC E fo r Stat e Senator , Dis tric t 38 , w e endors e Bo b McKnigh t fo r th e job . H e ha s bee n th e recipien t o f award s fro m th e Audubo n Societ y an d th e Sierr a Club s an d ha s show n a regar d fo r th e environmen t durin g hi s tim e i n th e Florid a House . Th e incumben t ha s neve r bee n a frien d o f th e environmen t i n ou r eye s an d ha s recentl y been , censure d b y hi s peer s fo r unethica l act s whil e serv in g th e peopl e o f Florid a a s a n electe d official . Th e othe r perso n i n thi s race , Elle n Alle n di d no t retur n th e question nair e an d w e kno w nothin g o f her . I N TH E RAC E fo r Stat e Senator , Dis tric t 40 , w e endors e th e sam e ma n w e en dorse d i n 197 6 whe n h e wa s runnin g fo r th e Senate , Mik e Simonhoff . A prove n en : vironmentalist , Simonhof f drafte d th e tre e ordinanc e fo r th e Cit y o f Miami , wa s Chairma n o f th e Cit y o f Miam i Environ menta l Revie w Board , authore d th e Cit y o f Miam i '. s Environmenta l Preservatio n Ordinance , an d ha s bee n th e Chairma n o f th e Healt h System s Agenc y Environmenta l Mike Si.monh.offj our endorsed candidate • for State Senator, District 40. Tas k Forc e fo r Sout h Florida . Simonhof f i s " a propert y owne r i n Monro e Count y a s wel l an d ha s a persona l interes t i n th e welfar e o f th e Keys . O f th e man y othe r candidate s i n this-race , w e wer e please d wit h th e answer s t o ou r questionnair e o f Elli s Gomez . Also , w e wer e please d t o se e Jac k Spottswoo d ente r th e race , an d w e hop e tha t h e wil l prov e t o b e a tru e frien d o f th e environment . I N TH E RAC E fo r Representative , i t wil l com e as , a surpris e t o som e tha t w e ar e preferrin g Jo e Alle n ove r Cor a Wilbur . Allen , the incumbent , certainl y ha s neve r bee n confuse d wit h bein g a n environmentalist , bu t h e ha s show n a grea t willingnes s t o liste n an d cooper at e wit h ou r peopl e whe n the y hav e calle d o n him . H e helpe d t o defea t a bil l tha t woul d hav e legalize d th e takin g • o f som e crocodil e an d alligato r hide s t o marke t an d worke d (unsuccessfully ) o n a bil l t o protec t hermi t crabs . H e spearheade d turnin g India n Ke y int o a historica l sit e H e ha s kep t ou r peopl e u p t o dat e o n matter s tha t affec t u s i n th e Legislatur e GENERALLY , w e fee l tha t Cor a Wilbu r ha s starte d of f i n politic s goin g afte r a large r jo b tha n he r experienc e warrant s an d tha t sh e i s no t s o u p o n th e issue s a s sh e shoul d be . However , sh e i s a per so n o f obviou s abilit y an d w e hop e tha t i f sh e doesn' t succee d i n thi s rac e sh e keep s involve d an d run s agai n fo r elec tiv e office . Althoug h w e hav e som e mixe d feeling s o n thi s selection , w e prefe r Jo e Allen . FO R COUNT Y COMMISSIONER , Distric t 4 , w e com e dow n th e lin e fo r Jerr y .Ship ley . W e thin k tha t h e ha s bee n on e o f th e fines t commissioner s tha t w e hav e ha d i n th e Keys , an d we . wholeheartedl y endors e hi m i n hi s effor t t o b e re-elect ed . Frequentl y stymie d an d frustrate d b y th e thre e Ke y Wes t commissioners , h e ha s continue d t o b e a champio n o f th e people' s interes t i n al l th e Key s an d ha s show n himsel f t o b e thoroughly , well • Jerry Shipley, our endorsed candidate for County Commissioner;, district 4. informe d o n th e issue s and , fro m ou r poin t o f view , ha s bee n o n th e righ t sid e wit h them . W e shudde r t o thin k o f recen t editorial s i n loca l paper s tha t hav e sai d tha t th e bes t thin g t o d o t o chang e th e awfu l performanc e o f th e Monro e Count y Commissio n i s t o vot e ou t al l th e incumbent s whe n the y com e u p fo r re-election . Thi s i s surel y a cas e o f throwin g ou t th e bab y wit h th e bat h water . Shiple y ha s continuousl y give n fin e an d responsibl e representatio n t o th e people , no t jus t o f th e Uppe r Keys , bu t t o Ke y West , a s well . Solidl y en dorsed . • ' I N TH E Distric t 2 rac e fo r Count y Commission , Cur t Blai r ha s bee n know n to . u s for,year s fo r hi s fin e wor k wit h th e Healt h System s Agency . He * ha s bee n corn Cur t Blair, our endorsed candidate for County Commissioner, District 2. passionatel y awar e o f th e need s o f th e peopl e i n thi s count y an d ha s been a clea r voic e i n tryin g t o se e tha t thes e need s ar e met . H e ha s bee n activ e i n th e Democrati c part y i n Monro e Count y an d ha s a fin e reputation . H e ha s re sponde d intelligentl y t o al l question s durin g th e campaign . W e fee l strongl y tha t th e incumben t shoul d b e replaced , an d w e hav e n o doubt s tha t Cur t Blai r wil l d o a n excellen t jo b i n hi s posi tion . H e i s ou r endorse d candidat e fo r thi s position . FLORID A KEY S AQUEDUC T AUTHORIT Y TH E IMMINEN T DECISION S relate d t o selectin g an d financin g th e necessar y wate r system-expansio n mak e th e prope r selectio n an d re-electio n o f th e FKA A boar d member s o f critica l importance . I N TH E DISTRIC T ON E rac e w e se e in cumben t Fre d Brus h pitte d agains t new come r Bo b Arche r an d forme r utilit y boar d membe r E d Jackson . Brush's.performanc e durin g th e pas t ter m ha s seeme d lack luste r an d h e ha s usuall y bee n conten t t o cas t a concurrin g not e wit h th e major ity . E d Jackso n ha s previousl y impresse d u s wit h hi s independenc e o f decisio n an d hi s aggressivenes s fo r tha t whic h h e believes . W e thin k wel l o f hi m an d wel com e hi s retur n t o th e politica l scene . However , w e hav e hear d an d watche d Bo b Arche r wit h grea t enthusiasm . H e i s b y fa r the'bes t informe d o f th e non-incum ben t candidates . H e ha s don e a grea t amoun t o f research . Hi s backgroun d i n facilitie s an d financia l managemen t fo r th e U.S . Stat e an d Defens e Department s i s vast . Hi s idea s concernin g financin g ou r urgentl y neede d syste m expansio n ar e imaginativ e an d worth y of.pursuit . W e therefor e strongl y endors e Bo b Arche r fo r th e FKA A Distric t On e seat . I N TH E DISTRIC T FIV E rac e w e hav e onl y tw o candidates , incumben t Bil l Pagdin , a professiona l engineer , an d liardwarema n Dic k Wood , a n activ e poli tica l personag e fro m Islamorada . Woo d ha s alway s impresse d u s a s intelligen t an d energetic , an d w e thin k wel l o f him . However , Enginee r Pagdi n ha s brough t a n analytica l approac h t o th e authorit y i n th e pas t fou r year s tha t ha s bee n un equalle d i n the . histor y o f FKAA . Hi s answer s t o ou r questionnair e wer e pro found . W e nee d hi s continue d expertise . W e strongl y endors e Bil l Pagdi n fo r re electio n t o th e FKA A Distric t 5 seat . I N TH E DISTRIC T THRE E race , Ji m Bogoef f di d no t respon d t o th e question naire . Jo e Balbonti n w e kno w a s a har d working , honest , responsive , an d depend abl e plumbing , contracto r wit h a substan tia l growin g business . H e i s a n out spoke n perso n wit h soun d answe . r . t o ou r questionnaire . Ala n Thompso n w e kno w onl y a s a wate r analyst , fo r Cit y Elec tri c System . Hi s response s t o ou r ques tionnair e wer e ver y good , bu t w e ca n no t hel p associatin g Thompso n wit h the-wate r problem s a t C.E.S . W E BELIEVE.tha t Balbonti n wil l no t b e sh y i n askin g question s an d securin g answers , an d w e prefe r Joe.Balbonti n i n th e F.K.A.A . Distric t 3 race . *THE MONROE COUNTY Land Use Plan (LUP) is the main element of a comprehensive county development plan required by the Florida Local Government Comprehensive Planning Act of 197S. All' Florida county and-municipal governments must develop • and adopt such a plan by July 1, 1979. The Monroe County LUP is the product of over two years of coordinated development, and reflects the input of the full spectrum of county interests from the most extreme conservationist viewpoint to the most extravagant speculative development ideas. . IN ITS PRESENT finaldraft form, it contains the policies and guidelines for long-term development that reflect workable .compromises of many widely opposing views. It is based on in-depth, studies dating back to 1970. The final draft has been subjeated to many hour s. of workshops and public hearings, to review, input and approval by cognisant regional and state agencies,' and has been twice approved by the Board of County Commissioners following public hearings during . May and June 1978. HOWEVER, during the third and final hearing on June 13, 1978, at the insistance of the Marathon Board of Real-tors, the commission, in a 3 to 2 split, voted to delay decision on final approval until after the first primary on September 12. The vote was Howanitz, Hernandez and Kerr for delay, and Shipley and Schloesser against delay. There the matter rests. CANDIDATE S FO R BOAR D O F COUNT Y COMMIS SIONER S — DISTRIC T 4 Name : JEROM E V . SHI.PLEY , INCUMBEN T **ENDORSED* * 1 . Sinc e ther e i s ver y stron g suppor t fo r a resor t ta x i n Ke y West , th e Count y Commissio n shoul d tak e th e step s neces sar y t o plac e th e questio n o n th e Novem be r ballo t fo r Ke y West voters . I be liev e that ' i f suc h a ta x wer e passe d .b y th e voters , i t woul d quickl y becom e a grea t succes s an d th e res t o f th e Key s woul d rus h t o participate . . Althoug h th e presen t resor t ta x la w i s no t perfect , i t coul d be amende d b y th e legislatur e t o provid e fo r a wide r rang e o f options . 2 . Th e presen t Lan d Us e Pla n shoul d be ' adopte d immediately . I t i s a goo d poin t o f beginnin g an d wil l hel p ensur e reason abl e developmen t practice s i n th e Keys . Monroe CourttyJ. s ,.X«an d Us e Pla n ha s bee n a victi m o f deliberat e delay s fo r man y years , an d the ' tim e ha s com e fo r th e vot er s t o rejec t thos e wh o Hav e faile d t o hee d th e public' s deman d fo r suc h a plan . 3 . I favo r th e hirin g and . retentio n o f ' a qualifie d perso n t o implemen t prope r hirin g policie s an d procedures, . I t wa s I wh o sponsore d th e creatio n o f a Person ne l Departmen t ove r thre e year s ago. . _I strongl y condem n th e actio n o f th e major it y o f th e Boar d i n abolishin g th e posi tio n an d i n delayin g th e adoptio n o f a policie s an d procedure s manual . Th e Board' s actio n ha s cause d seriou s person ne l problem s an d resulte d i n poo r employe e morale . 4 . All Count y position s shoul d b e fille d b y person s qualifie d b y education , train in g an d experience . Sinc e approximatel y 70 % o f you r ta x dolla r i s spen t o n employe e salaries , i t i s imperativ e tha t ever y ef 1 7 for t b e mad e t o attrac t an d retai n compe ten t employees . Suc h a polic y woul d enabl e "th e Count y t o operat e wit h fewe r employee s an d woul d b e essentia l i n maintainin g lo w taxes . 5 . I sponsore d th e origina l mov e t o ac quir e th e Res t Beac h property . I . stil l believ e tha t i t i s a worthwhil e goa l t o purchas e th e beac h s o tha t on e o f th e .fe w sceni c ocea n vista s i n Ke y West wil l b e preserve d fo r th e public . 6 . Th e cutback s t o th e Healt h Departmen t budge t hav e bee n irresponsibl e an d wil l hav e a cripplin g effec t upo n man y essen tia l Count y healt h programs. , I vote d agains t th e budge t cut s an d I vote d t o restor e th e necessar y funds'becaus e I kno w tha t chil d immunization , schoo l medi ca l checkups , restauran t inspections , con tagiou s diseas e contro l an d othe r Healt h Departmen t service s wil l b e impaire d t o suc h a poin t tha t th e healt h o f th e whol e communit y wil l b e i n jeopardy . 7 . Integrit y an d competenc e i n govern men t ar e alway s ke y issues . To o ofte n candidate s see k offic e merel y t o feathe r thei r ow n nest s rathe r tha n t o honestl y solv e pressin g problems , I t i s essentia l fo r voter s t o loo k a t a candidate' s re cor d an d bas e o f suppor t t o determin e a candidate' s rea l qualifications . Name : ELLI E CAMERO N Di d no t respond . Name : WILLIA M R . RUSSEL L Di d no t respond . Name : HENR Y P . PURCEL L 1 . Onl y i f voted.upo n b y th e entir e Count y — wit h complet e outlin e o f collections , contro l an d disbursemen t completel y spell e d ou t i n referendum . 2 . No t i n it s presen t form . I fee l ther e ar e area s no t full y covere d an d need s mor e detaile d stud y an d explanation. , 3 . Ye s — procurement , qualificatio n an d referenc e checkin g shoul d b e don e b y per so n o r person s qualifie d t o d o thi s work , als o fo r budge t reason s personne l shoul d b e th e responsibilit y o f on e department . 4 . Hot onl y importan t Count y position s bu t al l Count y employee s shoul d b e quali fie d fo r thei r positions . Als o a writte n justificatio n fo r eac h positio n shoul d b e o n fil e i n personne l office . 5 . Yes. . Not onl y Res t Beac h bu t al l Stat s Park s shoul d rever t t o Count y ownership . Thi s woul d increas e Count y incom e t o mor e tha n 3 millio n dollar s a year . 6 . Horrified . Definitel y agains t th e cutback . 7 . Count y garbag e situation , translator , inaccessibilit y o f Commissioners , insuf ficien t judicia l coverag e o f th e Key s an d incomplet e county-wid e inventory . Name : GAR Y H . WEEC H Di d no t respond . CANDIDATE S FO R BOAR D O F COUNT Y COMMIS SIONER S — DISTRIC T 2 Name : PURIEGTO N (PURIE ) HOWANIT Z Di d no t respond . Name : CURTI S BLAI R **END0RSED* * 1 . Whil e I personall y favo r the ' concep t o f th e resor t tax , I thin k tha t th e voter s 17x 2 i

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1 8 shoul d b e provide d the . opportunit y t o de cid e whethe r w e adop t it . A t th e sam e time , th e curren t controvers y abou t th e ta x I believ e i s somewha t premature . We , hav e n o clea r pictur e a t thi s tim e a s t o wha t th e ta x migh t b e use d for / an d ho w muc h migh t b e raise d throug h it s estab lishment . Obtainin g thes e answer s woul d b e th e functio n o f th e Touris t Develop men t Counci l whic h th e Count y refuse s t o appoint . Clearly , i t seem s t o m e tha t th e firs t ste p i s t o establis h th e Council , develo p th e pla n fo r th e us e o f th e tax , an d the n le t th e voter s decid e whethe r i t woul d b e a goo d ide a fo r ou r area . 2 . Yes . I thin k th e approva l o f a Lan d Us e Pla n fo r thi s Count y i s extremel y im portant . W e hav e bee n workin g o n variou s plan s fo r a t leas t eight years . Th e draf t tha t i s currentl y unde r considera tio n i s a s goo d a on e a s I hav e see n an d I woul d favo r it s adoptio n an d immediat e implementation . 3 . Ou r Count y currentl y ha s n o update d personne l policies , n o standar d employ men t requirements , an d n o procedure s fo r developin g jo b descriptions . Thes e ar e al l necessar y requirement s fo r a busines s th e siz e o f ou r Count y Government . A Count y Personne l Directo r i s on e o f thos e necessar y position s tha t insur e th e qualit y an d competenc y o f Count y employees . Th e previou s Personne l Directo r wa s wel l alon g th e wa y towar d puttin g ou r person ne l syste m i n order . I believ e tha t wor k shoul d b e resumed . 4 . No t onl y fo r importan t Count y posi tion s bu t al l Count y positions . 5 . I believ e tha t w e wer e wel l alon g th e wa y towar d actuall y obtainin g th e monie s necessar y t o purchas e Res t Beac h whe n th e Developmen t Coordinator' s positio n wa s abolished . I certainl y suppor t th e publi c purchas e o f Res t Beac h a s wel l a s othe r significan t properties . I als o a m i n favo r o f th e reestablishmen t o f th e Developmen t Coordinator' s positio n t o in sur e a continuatio n o f federa l monie s t o ou r County . 6 . I a m ver y concerne d abou t th e Healt h Departmen t cutback . Th e impressio n we'v e bee n give n i s tha t th e Commissio n wa s try in g t o cu t bac k o n useles s spendin g an d welfar e fraud . I n fact,~th e Healt h De partmen t provide s a larg e numbe r o f ser vice s tha t hav e nothin g t o d o wit h wel fare . Healt h Departmen t personne l perfor m variou s service s including : inspectio n o f septi c tank s befor e hom e owner s ca n occup y thei r residences , inspectio n o f restaurant s prio r t o openin g an d neces sar y immunizatio n program s fo r pre-school er s prio r t o admittanc e t o publi c schools . Thi s cutbac k wil l seriousl y inconvenienc e loca l resident s an d raise s som e seriou s question s abou t th e futur e healt h o f ou r community . 7 . I thin k w e nee d t o loo k a t th e Count y Administrator ' s contrac t an d d o wha t w e ca n t o chang e i t t o mak e th e administrato r mor e accountabl e t o th e Commission . Th e Count y need s .t o begi n workin g o n th e proble m o f reasonabl e cos t housin g fo r ou r youn g familie s wh o ar e no t desti tut e bu t wh o als o canno t affor d $40-60,00 0 fo r th e cos t o f a hous e o r $350-50 0 a mont h fo r rent . W e nee d a Count y Commissio n mad e u p o f peopl e wit h the backgroun d an d capa bilit y t o dea l wit h th e comple x problem s o f Count y government . W e aske d al l the,candidate s runnin g fo r th e Florid a Key s Aqueduc t Authorit y Commissio n t o answe r th e followin g ques tion s : 1 . -I n fairl y specifi c terms , ho w d o yo u believ e tha t presen t an d futur e need s o f Monro e Count y fo r adequat e wate r shoul d b e met ? 2 . Kha t plac e d o yo u fee l variou s facil 3 . it y system s o f revers e osmosis , de salinatio n an d pipelin e shoul d hav e i n fillin g futur e needs ? Ho w d o yo u envisio n tha t suc h capita l improvement s shoul d b e financed ? CANDIDATE S FO R FLORID A KEYS " AQUEDUC T AUTHORIT Y COMMISSIO N — DISTRIC T 1 Name : F.J . BRUS H 1 . Th e Florid a Key s Aqueduc t Authorit y i s meetin g th e presen t wate r need s o f Monro e Count y i n th e following-manner : a ) 6 millio n gallo n pe r da y pipelin e wit h Florid a Cit y wel l field s a t a cos t o f $1.0 7 pe r thousan d b ) 2 millio n gallo n pe r da y desaltin g plan t a t a cos t o f $5.2 6 pe r thousan d c ) 1 millio n gallo n pe r da y revers e os mosi s plan t a t a cos t o f $1.6 2 pe r thous an d Energ y cost s (desaltin g an d revers e osmosis ) i s $1. 5 millio n annually . 2 . Fo r th e future , a large r diamete r pipelin e i s propose d t o increas e capacit y enoug h t o shu t dow n hig h energ y consum in g processe s an d provid e al l mainlan d wate r t o th e Keys , a t a produc t cos t o f $.7 9 pe r thousan d gallons . Revers e os mosi s capabilit y i s limite d t o brackis h wate r source s an d th e availabilit y i s restricte d t o th e Key . Larg o area . Re vers e Osmosi s i s a hig h energ y consumin g proces s an d shoul d no t b e a par t o f a permanen t wate r system . J 3 . -I t i s envisione d tha t wit h Federal , Stat e grants , loan s an d possibly , a smal l publi c bon d issu e a large r diamete r pipelin e ca n b e financed . Thi s i s bein g studie d an d pursue d no w b y th e Financia l Consultant s an d th e Staf f o f th e Florid a Key s Aqueduc t Authority . Name : ROBER T S . ARCHE R **ENDORSED* * 1 . I fee l that , considerin g th e ver y rapid/accelerate d growt h throughou t Monro e County , th e need s fo r a long ter m adequat e (and quality) wate r suppl y numerou s aspect s shoul d b e investigate d an d vigorousl y pursue d b y th e Boar d o f Director s o f th e Florid a Key s Aqueduc t Authority , th e Monro e Count y Commission , th e Cit y Electri c Syste m (i f tha t bod y ca n eve r becom e efficien t an d effectiv e i n th e foreseeabl e future!!??) , an d wit h . th e assistanc e o f th e variou s appropriat e agencie s o f th e Stat e o f Florida , an d th e Executiv e an d Legislativ e branche s o f th e Federa l Government . Amon g th e • processe s whic h shoul d b e explored , de veloped , an d upgrade d are : (a ) Furthe r pursui t o f th e Revers e Osmosi s proce dures . A t th e moment , o f fou r well s drille d throughou t Monro e County , w e hav e bu t on e (Roc k Harbo r Plant ) pro ducin g an y qualit y o r quantit y o f pot abl e water . A s th e resul t o f inadequat e engineerin g plannin g an d exploration , th e R.O . Plan t at'Roc k Harbo r (o n Ke y Largo ) i s presentl y producin g approximate l y 900,00 0 gallon s pe r day'a t a produc tio n cos t o f $1.7 5 pe r thousan d gallons , (b ) Th e constructio n o f a ne w an d larg e r pipelin e fro m Florid a City.t o Ke y West . Th e presen t 18 " pipelin e i s ex tremel y inadequat e t o provid e adequat e wate r supply , t o th e fantasti c growt h o f all o f th e geographica l area s withi n Monro e County ; (c ) Th e constructio n o f thre e (3 ) fift h generatio n (th e newes t an d mos t proficien t available ) desa l plants . Thes e thre e desaltin g plant s shoul d b e constructe d a s follows : one . i n Ke y West , on e o n th e Middl e Keys , an d th e thir d i n th e Uppe r Keys . Th e Govern men t o f Israe l i s currentl y havin g on e o f th e ne w generatio n Desa l Plant s con structe d nea r Haif a a t approximatel y $3 0 millio n a s th e tota l cos t o f con struction . T o compar e th e ne w Israel i t Desa l Plan t wit h ou r ow n FKA A Desa l Plant o n Stoc k Island , I shoul d lik e t o provid e yo u wit h th e followin g statistics : • FKA A DESA L PLAN T (Stoc k Island ) Tota l cos t i n 1965-6 7 dollars : $9,000,000 . (Th e presen t FKA A Desa l Plant serve s Key . Wes t an d th e Lowe r Key s only) . Tota l capacit y o f th e FKA A plant : 2,625,00 0 gallon s pe r da y (Presen t output : 2,200,00 0 t o 2,300,00 0 pe r day ) " . Presen t cos t o f producin g wate r a t th e FKA A Stoc k Islan d Desa l Plant : $4.9 1 pe r thousan d gallons * NE W ISRAEL I DESA L PLAN T Tota l cos t i n 1978-7 9 dollars : $30,000,000 , ($22,000,00 0 fo r th e Desa l Plan t plu s $8,000,00 0 fo r distributio n nearl y 8 0 miles ) . Tota l capacit y o f th e ne w Israel i Desa l Plan t (whe n completed) : i n exces s o f 9,000,00 0 gallon s pe r day . Estimate d cos t o f producin g qualit y wate r a t th e newes t typ e o f Desa l Plan t i n th e worl d i n Israel : betwee n $2.0 4 an d $2.1 0 (U.S . $ ) pe r thousan d gallons . 2 . A s I mentione d i n m y openin g para grap h o f thi s letter / I hav e jus t re turne d fro m th e nation' s capita l search in g fo r Federa l assistanc e i n th e for m o f free Federa l Grants-In-Ai d u p t o 70 % t o 75 % i n financin g al l o f th e abpv e improvement s i n ou r Monro e County-wid e wate r resource s an d distribution . I hav e bee n advise d b y ver y clos e asso ciates , wit h who m I hav e ha d th e pleasur e • o f workin g sid e b y sid e fo r nearl y 2 5 year s tha t th e probabilit y o f obtainin g Federa l Grant s i s excellent , particularl y sinc e th e Florid a Key s an d Monro e Count y hav e bee n designate d a n are a o f critica l concern . Federa l fund s hav e bee n mad e availabl e fo r th e constructio n o f th e ne w Oversea s Highwa y bridges , an d th e pipelin e t o b e attache d t o thes e 3 8 ne w bridges . Federa l grant s hav e re-vital ize d th e Ke y Wes t are a t o a n unbeliev abl e degre e durin g th e pas t fiv e years , beyon d anyone' s wildes t imaginatio n I ! I n closing , I shoul d lik e t o mentio n tha t th e presen t Boar d o f Director s o f th e Florid a Key s Aqueduc t Commissio n hav e officiall y gon e o n recor d t o hav e place d o n th e Novembe r electio n ballot , : a referendu m t o authoriz e th e FKA A t o borro w th e tota l su m o f $79,000,00 0 ($50 ( , 225,00 0 fro m th e Farmer s Hom e Ad * ministratio n fo r 4 0 year s a t 5 % interes t pe r annum , an d a n additiona l $29,000,00 0 fro m th e commercia l bon d marke t a t ap proximatel y 7 % pe r annu m fo r 2 5 years) . O f thi s $79,000,000 , a t leas t $56-5 8 millio n can b e obtaine d throug h interest fre e Federa l grants . Th e sol e require men t that : th e Florid a Key s Aaueduc t Commissio n submi t th e reques t an d justi fication s fo r th e Federa l grant throug h th e appropriat e Stat e o f Florid a agencies , wh o ar e mos t agreeable"i n th e endorse men t o f the.reques t fo r Federa l grant s o n t o th e appropriat e Federa l Branche s i n Washington . My question is why the loan and bond issue in November, when I am certain, that there shall be federal grants available soon after the end of the current federal fiscal year on September 30,1 97 8? Name : E D JACKSO N E d Jackso n di d no t answe r ou r questionnaire , bu t instea d sen t i n thi s positio n paper ; M y nam e i s E d Jackson , marrie d t o Joyc e fo r 23J j years , fathe r o f tw o son s an d on e daughte r an d on e grandson . I .i m Electio n continued on vaae 2 6 aso n commente d sarcastically . "Wh y don't o u tel l Va n abou t that ? An d tel l hi m bou t th e fishbo x tha t smelle d s o ba d ha t i t mad e yo u sick , Sweetheart , an d o u couldn' t fish. " "Oh , tha t wa s somethin g tha t I ha d aten , Jason . Yo u kno w that . I t eve n ad e yo u squeamish . Don' t yo u remember? " h e hinted . Jaso n wa s jus t difficult , ti e decided . "Wit h you , i t wa s th e fishbox . Wit h i e i t wa s th e Cart a Blanca . I neve r :oul d tak e tha t yello w rum . Giv e m e th e red. " "Ther e i s a differenc e i n guides , o f ;ourse, " Va n tol d them . H e ha d t o agre e :here . Tha t wa s simpl y th e wa y peopl e jrere . A part y believe d i n a certai n juide . Jus t lik e thei r doctor . BU T VA N kne w Mrs . Hardy' s kind . H e ha d sense d i t th e ver y momen t sh e ha d se t foo t o n th e Southwind . Eve n Larr y ha d give n hi m th e silen t laug h fro m ato p th e flyin g bridge . Tha t wa s th e ba d part . Mate s notice d suc h things . I t wa s whe n sh e ha d give n hi m th e sa d yar n abou t th e bait . Th e ver y firs t thing . "Ar e th e balley-o fresh . Captain? " sh e ha d questioned . " I dislik e terribl y fusin g ol d bait . That' s on e o f th e trage die s o f fishin g ol d bait . Whe n they'r e mushy , they'r e n o good . The y hav e t o b e fir m an d hard . Don' t yo u thin k so , Cap tain? " THA T WA S WHE N Va n decide d tha t sh e wa s a n unbeliever . Sh e wa s on e o f thos e people . Yo u ha d t o ge t on e o f the m oc casionally . "Thi s balleyo wa s caugh t las t night , Ma'am, " h e informe d her . "Th e onl y wa y i t coul d b e an y freshe r woul d b e fo r u s t o fin d a schoo l an d hand-lin e fis h the m ove r th e sid e o f th e boat . An d w e don' t hav e tim e fo r that, " h e trie d t o explain . "Well , I wa s jus t wondering, " sh e advise d him . "Le t m e se e on e o f them . Jus t fo r fun . Woul d you , Captain? " The y wer e o n th e wa y ou t t o th e reef , an d th e bai t ha d no t bee n take n ou t o f th e coole r yet . "I' d lik e t o fee l on e o f them , Cap tain, " sh e kep t on . "D o yo u mind ? I lik e t o loo k a t thei r eyes . Tha t tell s th e story. " Sh e woul d le t hi m b e o n guard . H e migh t a s wel l fin d ou t now . I f didn' t hur t t o mak e sure . "H e shouldn' t mind . BOY ! Va n ha d thought . Whe n the y star t ou t feelin g an d lookin g th e balleyo i n th e eye... . Ma n o h ma n I Wha t kin d o f juid e di d sh e thin k h e was ? H e kne w wha t som e guide s wer e like . Bu t i t wa s th e sam e i n an y business . Th e nex t thin g sh e woul d probabl y wan t t o kno w wha t th e 3alleyo ha d fo r suppe r befor e the y wer e letted . Ho w coul d anyone?.. . Yo u jus t couldn' t reaso n wit h som e >eople . Lik e thi s one . Le t m e fee l you r >ait , Captain ! Wel l now ! H e wondere d rha t i t woul d b e next . "An d I lik e mor e tha n on e wra p aroun d :h e balley-o 1 s mout h wit h th e coppe r tie fire , Captain, " sh e ha d explaine d t o hi m 'it h th e firs t baite d hook . " I wan t t o > e sur e th e mouth doesn' t com e ope n an d tak e whit e water . Wh o eve r sa w a schoo l > f balleyo al l makin g whit e wate r wit h :hei r mouths? " sh e inquire d wit h suc h loc k scor n an d mil d ridicul e tha t i t seeme d t o hav e dea d aim . "Mrs . Hardy , yo u mus t hav e fishe d tfith som e awfu l guides, " Va n ha d t o say ' finally . "Somebod y mus t hav e give n yo u a roug h time , Ma'am. " "Oh , I don' t know , Captain, " sh e evaded , " i reall y don't kno w ho w on e tfould discer n a ba d guid e — I suppose, " sh e feigne d i n contras t t o al l sh e ha d aee n implying . "G o on , dear , tel l hi m abou t som e 3 f them , Alice, " Jaso n goade d anew . Tel l hi m abou t th e on e wh o pu t th e boa t o n Roos'te r Rock s an d scare d th e lif e ou t o f al l o f us. " Sh e go t hersel f int o this , Jaso n thought . I t wa s tim e sh e hun g he r horn s int o somethin g lik e him . I t ha d t o happe n sometime . Wh y no t now ? "Tel l m e Mrs . Hardy, " Va n final]; / aske d ou t o f pur e curiosity , "hav e yo u eve r take n a sailfis h o r a marlin ? O r say , a bi g wahoo ? : Wha t di d thes e othe r guide s ge t fo r you , Ma'am? " H e didn' t • wan t t o b e har d o n he r — bu t wha t th e hell ! Thi s quie t bou t wa s a tw o wa y affair . Mayb e h e shoul d g o t o nigh t schoo l fo r guides . H e onl y wante d t o pleas e her . "I'l l tel l you , Captai n Van, " Jaso n volunteered , takin g a n adde d si p o f courage . "W e caugh t nothin g bu t barracud a an d grouper . That' s abou t it . An d al l small . Anythin g larg e woul d hav e bee n fine. . Bu t th e bait s wer e frightfu l an d the y wouldn' t ge t of f th e reef . The y wer e afrai d o f th e blu e water , I suppose. " "JASO N SIMPL Y didn' t lik e an y o f them , I don't think , Captai n Van, " Alic e Hard y finall y defended . "H e onl y wen t alon g fo r th e rid e an d th e scener y — watchin g th e empt y ru m bottle s goin g over board . An d I'l l hav e t o agre e tha t w e caugh t lot s o f jun k fish . Bu t I suppos e the y weren' t Gulfstrea m guides. " "The n you'v e neve r caugh t an y rea l spor t fish ? I s tha t right , Mrs . Hardy? " Va n insisted . H e hate d this . Bu t some wher e there.ha d t o a bas e sh e ha d for gotte n t o touch . "Well... " sh e painfull y stalled . "I f yo u pu t i t tha t way... I gues s w e haven' t caugh t anythin g spectacular. " Sh e gav e Va n a twisted , confessiona l sor t o f look . I t reall y hurt , h e thought . Sometime s i t wa s a ba d business . I t certainl y wa s terribl e havin g t o sa y it , bu t i f sh e hadn't , Jaso n woul d have , Va n knew . Bu t i t wa s stil l roug h o n her . BU T THA T woul d b e th e end , Alic e Hard y concluded . Ther e woul d b e n o mor e fishin g wit h thi s guide . H e ha d n o righ t askin g he r that . Sh e wa s onl y tryin g t o se e tha t the y go t goo d service . Sh e kne w wha t fraud s guide s coul d be . Well , tha t woul d b e it . The y woul d terminat e th e charte r — eve n i f .the y ha d t o pa y fo r th e unuse d portion . The y woul d chec k ou t o f th e camp . Th e whol e experienc e ha d bee n hopelessl y ruined . Th e tal k woul d b e al l over . Sh e wouldn' t b e abl e t o si t i n th e loung e fo r th e drunke n tittering . Sh e kne w ho w fish in g peopl e whispered. . I f yo u lande d a bi g one , yo u wer e everything . Eve n th e sk y leane d dow n s o yo u coul d touch it . Bu t whe n yo u ha d neve r caugh t anythin g wort h while... . WORS T O F ALL , Captai n Va n ha d humil iate d he r mor e tha n i f h e ha d slappe d he r face . An d i t woul d b e lik e tha t ever y da y — hi s lookin g a t he r a s i f h e wante d t o burs t ou t laughing . Well.... . Sh e wouldn' t fis h another da y wit h him ! Sh e couldn' t stan d hi m now' . I t wa s unbearable ! Sh e ha d t o clos e he r eye s — thinkin g o f it ! Tha t wa s whe n Captai n Va n ben t ove r an d sai d softl y t o her , "There' s a sai l comin g u p t o you r bait , Mrs . Hardy, " "What ? Where? " sh e blurte d out , a thousan d imagine d hurt s awa y fro m al l th e fishin g i n th e whole , wid e world . "Righ t of f th e starboar d side , Ma'am . He' s comin g straigh t i n o n you r bait. " H e looke d a t he r an d h e sa w th e soft , war m edg e o f tears . Suddenl y h e didn' t loo k anythin g lik e he r thought s ha d been . "Tak e i t easy , Ma'am . I'l l tel l yo u wha t t o do . You'l l d o i t all . Thi s won't b e a phony . I wan t yo u t o ge t hi m mor e tha n yo u d o yoursel f believ e me , Ma'am. " SH E LOOKE D a t him , th e gentle , ser 1 9 iou s smil e o f him , an d i t fel t s o goo d t o cry . "What 1 1 1 I do, Captai n Van? " sh e pleaded , al l softnes s an d complianc e fo r th e firs t time . "Wai t unti l h e knock s i t ou t o f th e outrigger , Ma'am . Giv e hi m a chance, " Va n explaine d a s th e fis h slamme d dow n o n th e bait , releasin g th e outrigge r clip . "Wai t o n i t a momen t now , Mrs . Hardy, " h e cautione d a s th e slac k lin e fel l o n th e water . "No w fee l hi m gently , Ma'am, " h e said , motionin g he r t o rais e he r ro d slightly , easily . Th e fis h wa s there I Instantl y th e lin e tightened ! "Now ! Hi t him! " Va n coache d forcefully . Sh e swun g he r ro d u p an d happines s explode d a s sh e fel t th e irresistibl e forc e o f th e bi g fish . I t wa s th e mos t wonderfu l thin g i n th e whol e worl d I Sh e wa s hangin g ont o a sailfish ! Fo r th e firs t tim e i n he r life ! A sail ! An d h e wa s jumpin g al l ove r th e ocea n an d walkin g o n hi s tail ! Imagine , it ! Her ! A sail ! An d Captai n Va n wa s photographin g i t wit h a movi e camera ! "I s i t i n color , Captai n Van? " sh e tearfull y asked . "I n colo r an d wit h a zoo m lens , Ma'am, " h e tol d her . H e reall y wante d he r t o ge t th e whol e picture . He ' kne w al l th e tim e i t woul d b e thi s way . Jus t le t the m hoo k a sail . That' s all . "An d wit h a sparkplug.fo r a sinker , dear . Jus t imagine , Alice, " Jaso n quipped . H e kne w ho w muc h sh e neede d th e fish . "Oh , yo u shu t up , Jason, " sh e joked , tear s streaming . "Captai n Va n an d I wil l leav e yo u i n cam p tomorro w — won' t w e Captai n Van? " "We'l l see, " Va n replied . "Yo u mea n you'r e comin g ou t her e agai n tomorrow , dear? " Jaso n chide d further . Afte r thirt y years , h e kne w he r number . "Ar e yo u kidding? " sh e laughed . "Mayb e I'l l mov e ou t here . I t ha s prom ise . Lot s o f it. " " I hop e yo u ge t a doze n lik e him, " Va n encourage d her . Sh e reall y wa s a nic e perso n — no w tha t sh e wa s a believer . "Oh , it' s s o wonderful , Captai n Van! " sh e proclaimed , he r no w sof t fac e bathe d i n tears . "An d yo u photographe d him . An d i n oolori You'r e th e greatest , really ! M y firs t sail ! Oh , you'r e wonderful , Captai n Van ! I lov e you ! Lov e you! " WHE N TH E SAILFIS H wa s i n th e boat , lai d ou t o n it s side , th e shee r beaut y o f i t affecte d Alic e Hardy . "Oh , it' s beautiful ! Jus t beautiful! " sh e ex claimed , he r eye s gleamin g wit h delight . "W e mus t hav e i t mounted , Jaso n 1 " Look in g aroun d th e cockpi t a t Va n an d th e mat e an d he r husband , sh e continued , "Oh , I' m s o happy ! Than k yo u all ! Ever y on e o f you , thanks! " Sh e thre w he r arm s aroun d Jason , buryin g he r fac e i n hi s shoulder , cling in g t o him . "Well... " Jaso n sputtered , puttin g hi s ar m aroun d her . "Si t down , dear , an d catc h anothe r one , an d we'l l d o thi s agai n I "

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Learnin g T o Se e THE ROSE T/ITTO O tAuwuuzv/& >Jtt^mac4t STARTIN G LAT E i n th e summer , th e ol d woode n pie r a t th e count y beac h i s th e bes t plac e t o watc h th e su n g o down . B y tha t tim e o f yea r th e su n ha s com e bac k fa r enoug h t o th e sout h s o tha t i t begin s t o g o dow n ove r th e water . Sinc e th e pie r i s locate d o n th e souther n sid e o f th e island , th e bul k o f th e lan d mas s t o th e nort h interfere s wit h th e vie w durin g th e sprin g an d earl y summer . A t tha t tim e o f year , mos t afficionado s wil l watc h fro m th e norther n sid e o f th e island , pri maril y a t th e en d o f Simonto n Street , wher e i t deadend s int o th e Gulf . ALTHOUG H bot h place s are " th e bes t durin g thei r respectiv e time s o f th e year , whe n i t i s th e correc t tim e t o watc h fro m th e pie r a t th e beach , i t i s trul y th e best . N o sunset s ar e fine r tha n th e sunset s whic h mak e thi s so . Firs t an d fore mos t i s th e vas t swee p o f sk y tha t i s visibl e there . This , i n m y mind , i s th e singl e mos t importan t facto r i n gradin g sunse t geography , fo r i t i s th e magnificen t color s an d shad ow s produce d b y th e sun' s ligh t bouncin g of f an d siftin g throug h th e cloud s whic h mos t mak e a sun se t magnificent . Th e mor e vas t th e scop e o f th e vie w is , th e mor e spec tacula r th e whol e spectacl e becomes . I A M NO T a layma n whe n i t come s t o watchin g sunsets . Th e islan d wher e I liv e i s possesse d o f man y suc h "professionals " wh o com e regular l y t o enjo y th e peac e an d beaut y a t th e en d o f day . Suc h thing s hav e no t bee n forgotte n i n a n environmen t suc h a s this . Bu t th e sunset , lik e a mea l a t McDonalds , ha s bee n wrappe d an d package d an d sol d a s a commercia l ventur e here . Vas t throng s o f lay me n tur n ou t t o watc h sunse t becaus e i t ha s bee n mad e par t o f th e itiner o n th e ol d woode n pie r fro m lat e i n th e summe r o n int o the ' fall . (Winte r ca n b e chill y o n th e pier. ) THER E AR E a numbe r o f factor s ar y o n thei r vacations . The y ar e eve n tol d wher e t o g o i n orde r t o watc h th e sunset . Sign s an d arrow s poin t t o thi s place ; it s nam e i s famou s beyon d th e shore s o f thi s RESTAURAH T AN D LOUNG E '•-• * s« a Foo d • Prim e Rib s Tarti e Steak s —I43 S SMONTO N ST . ENTERTAINMENT : 294-916 8 ANSA-RIT E "Accredite d b y th e Notiona l Associatio n o f Telephon e Answerin g Services " Telephone — Answerin g Service W E ANSWE R YOU R PHON E WIT H A VOIC E THA T CARES.. . COURTEOUSL Y AN D INTELLIGENTL Y W E TAK E MESSAGES , ORDERS , SERVIC E CALLS , AN D GIV E CALLER S AN Y INFORMATIO N YO U WISH . AN D CAR E A LOT ! BUSINES S AN D PROFESSIONA L ME N & WOME N HAV E RELIE D O N OU R SERVK E FO R YEARS . US E YOU R PHON E NO . O R OUR S • * • COURTEOU S PROMP T EFFICIEN T EXPERIENCE D * WAK E U P SERVIC E CLASSIFIE D AD S 2 4 HOU R SERVIC E PAR T TIM E SERVIC E TYPIN G PROFESSIONA L COMMERCIA L RESIDENTIA L OCCASIONA L VACATIO N LATES T & MOS T MODER N EQUIPMENT , NO T A RECORDING . PERSONA L SERVIC E T O SUI T YOU R INDIVIDUA L NEED S "Wher e Al l Call s Ar e CONFIDENTIAL " FO R COMPLlTt MAILS — ABOU1 QUH MANY StKViCtS — CALL 294-104 4 KE Y WES T espano l Spanis h spoke n 872-291 5 MARATHO N jhumble.island . No t s o coincidental f ; ly , i t i s a plac e quit e nea r th e (variou s shops , bars , an d restaurant s [the y ar e expecte d t o spen d thei r jmone y in . Ho w comfyrcozy . I n !truth , it'i s no t a ba d plac e t o 'watc h sunset , bu t no t fo r th e pro ' fessiona l viewe r whos e sunse t in-* itellec t i s fa r mor e develope d than • :th e layman's . ! I T I S th e scop e o f vie w tha t I i s somewha t lackin g a t th e "famou s place. " Withou t thi s vas t panoram a o f sky , muc h o f th e effec t i s lost . I t i s trul y th e collag e o f colo r an d ligh t dancin g acros s th e limit jless , clou d dapple d blueness , which " I speak s mos t fo r a sunset . I t i s i with muc h amusemen t tha t I sometime s i watc h th e tourist-layme n almos t !completel y ignorin g 'thi s spectacle . I n thei r minds , th e poin t o f it.all . [i s th e sinkin g orang e dis c disap | pearin g unde r th e horizon . I d o ;no t minimiz e thi s par t o f th e show . I However , fo r th e professiona l viewer , • thi s i s a rathe r minut e segmen t o f | th e tota l effect . ; I canno t hel p bu t smil e whe n .'seein g s o man y peopl e leavin g im mediatel y followin g th e sun' s dis i appearance . This , i s lik e leavin g ; , a bal l gam e thre e inning s to o soon . J'Th e dram a an d beaut y o f i t al l i s j stil l unfoldin g a t it s ver y best . • • Th e color s ar e deepening , th e shad ow s ar e darkening , an d th e classi c beaut y o f th e day' s ligh t i s growin g eve r mor e tin y Thes e ar e thing s . ' no t t o b e ignored . EVE N TH E PROFESSIONA L ca n b e to o narro w in'hi s o r he r perceptio n o f sunset . Th e concep t o f sunset, . o f day' s end , doe s no t en d wit h a colorfu l sky . Day' s en d mus t b e viewe d a s a singula r happening . Th e totalit y o f Earthl y environmen t shoul d b e sough t after. . Al l .tha t . . . is , i s par t o f th e show . Tha t i s wh y th e ol d woode n pie r a t th e count y beac h i s s o superio r t o othe r vantag e points , at leas t at it s tim e o f year . A t th e woode n pie r on e sit s out ove r th e water. , an d th e wate r i s a bi g par t o f th e show' s glory. . Th e wate r reflect s al l th e grea t color s o f th e sky , an d it s journey s int o turquois e an d orang e ca n be ' quit e alluring . B y sittin g ove r th e water , on e i s als o priv y t o th e refreshin g breez e tha t alway s come s of f it . WHE N IT' S TH E correc t tim e o f yea r t o watc h fro m th e ol d woode n pier , i t i s th e tim e o f yea r whe n th e breez e i s almos t alway s fro m th e eas t o r southeast . Thi s breez e i s gentl e t o th e touch. . Man y times , whil e luxuriatin g there , I hav e fel t a s i f m y bod y wer e a n airplan e win g wit h th e ai r rushin g gentl y aroun d it , caressin g i t wit h scarve s o f wind , s o sweet , s o sublime . I t i s a t time s lik e tha t tha t I fee l a s i f I am , livin g a t th e cente r -o f th e livabl e huma n environment , thi s plac e bein g th e mos t perfectl y suite d fo r th e bod y tha t possesse s me . . Not to o hot , no t to o cold , I ca n liv e her e a t thi s tim e an d plac e wit h th e smalles t amoun t o f effort , i t i s th e spo t mean t fo r m e an d m y kin d t o surviv e th e easiest . HAVIN G NO W explore d th e sky' s color s an d shades, th e water' s re flectiv e elegance , an d th e soothin g touc h o f th e silk y tropica l breeze , le t u s no t si t o n ou r laurels . -W e shoul d alway s loo k t o broade n th e scop e o f th e sunse t experience . Wha t o f th e othe r livin g thing s around , us ? Surel y day' s en d ha s varyin g effect s o n thei r live s a s wel l a s ours . Sunse t usher s i n th e : . 2 1 OMNIL E BARO N NE W YORKE R NEWPOR T ST . REGI S ASPE N 8 § NE W & USE D o a ! o e < %n Bi g Car s Van s Smal l Car s • Pickup s Import s •Wagon s O • 8 YO U NAM E I T W E SEL L I T REN T I T O R LEAS E I T WIT H PRID E & PLEASUR E Fro m 9 a m t o 8 p m Mon.-Fri . an d Fro m 9 a m t o 4 p m o n Saturday s § m •r\ m a tango' s > o KE Y WES T CHRYSLE R PLYMOUT H DODG E INC . (Ther e i s n d longer , a nee d t o tak e a valuabl e da y fro m work ) Complet e financin g & insuranc e servic e i s availabl e • 172 0 N.Roosevel t Blv d Ke y Wes t 29*4-517 8 § 1 o SPORTSMA N WAGONSSAPPOR O RAMCHARGER S HORIZO N HAPP Y HOU R 59 SPECIA L TREAT S EVERYDA Y UPSTAIR S FRO M TH E BUL L 22 4 DUVA L o Th e Famil y Dayton a Spa s & Saun a o f Ke y Wes t Ho t o r Col d Insid e o r Outsid e For Information KE Y WES T 294-558 6 ti n "U ! » n i DAYTON A BEAC H H.O. Hank" Doyle 25 5 853 4

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2 3 OpC N 1 1 A M T O 9 p M FRE E PARKIN G Ttl . 2»4-400 0 se d fro m Septembe r 5t h t o Septembe r 26t h E L CACIQU E RESTAURAN T SPECIALIZIN G I N SPANIS H FOO D & CUBA N SANDWICHE S 12 ? DUVA I ST . • 'h Bloc k FRO M NATIONA I BANI C —« — / \ . i r— * •, . * • 0 1 m oor Coverin g Co. Oldes t floo r m Flemi n g 2 c ?62O? | Roo f an d vtntjt e Sqn4i n an d ca rp&tf . V * Polynesia n Cuisin e an d Ru m Concoction s i n a Tropica l Islan d Atmospher e 294-691 2 U.S . 1 a t Garriso n Bigh t PIPES , CIGARS , CUSTO M BLENDE D TOBACCOS AN D SMOKIN G ACCESSORIE S "UPSTAIRS " HARBO R HOUS E ARCAD E 42 3 FRON T ST . [305 ] 296-837 1 night . I t i s a tim e t o win d down , t o chang e direction , t o hea d fo r home . A-ne w cours e i s t o b e chart ed a s w e hea d int o th e oncomin g darkness . Witnes s th e birds , s o muc h a par t o f day' s en d a t th e woode n pier . The y see m t o b e goin g somewher e definit e at thi s tim e o f day , streakin g lo w acros s the'water , cruisin g non-sto p t o th e horizon , .s o ver y muc h i n control . There'l l b e a lo w flyin g floc k o f terns , streakin g jus t of f th e water. A s • the y spee d toward s th e pier , i t seem s a s i f a collisio n wil l ensue . Thes e creature s are , however , th e antithesi s o f clumsiness , Actin g a s one , th e floc k neatl y rise s abov e th e pie r an d then , jus t a s neatly , resume s thei r waterto p cruis e o n th e othe r side . S o long , bye , bye . An d what o f th e ponderou s pelican , th e heav y bombe r of " th e bir d world , ploddin g slowl y throug h th e sky , headin g toward s somewher e I'l l neve r know ? An d hig h flyin g frigates , an d lo w strafin g ducks.. . . I SUPPOS E m y inspiratio n fo r thi s piec e wa s th e resul t o f a won derfu l occurrenc e whic h too k plac e recentl y a t th e ol d woode n pier . Thi s happenin g furthe r broadene d th e scop e o f m y ow n sunse t experience . Ther e i s alway s mor e t o lear n i n thi s world , alway s mor e t o se e an d tak e in , n o matte r ho w worldl y on e migh t thin k he " is . • I wa s sittin g wit h tw o com panions , -revelin g comfortabl y i n th e orang e twilight . Eac h o f us , bein g professiona l viewers , ha d know n i n advanc e tha t thi s day' s sho w wa s t o b e a good.one . Th e ai r wa s cris p an d clean , an d th e sk y wa s thinl y layere d wit h delicat e wisp s o f hig h flung , whit e clou d smudges . T o th e pro , i t wa s ob viou s tha t thes e hig h flyin g whit e streak s woul d tak e o n a n eve r ros rm. MONSTE R H00 . FRON T STREE T KE Y WES T FABRI C WORL D 61 3 SIMONTO N TEL.294-1773/KE Y WEST.FLA . ie r colo r a s th e su n steadil y de clined . I n short , th e sk y woul d b e flaming . I T WA S alread y autumn . I n th e summer , th e sk y i s usuall y congeste d wit h low-lyin g clou d puff s an d moun tainou s concentration s o f hug e thunderheads . Bu t no t i n autumn . O n thi s day , th e sk y onl y contain s thi s mos t unifor m laye r o f hig h cloud . A s a result , th e day' s ligh t wa s recedin g i n a ver y orderl y fash ion , slowl y shrinkin g quit e symmetric all y a s th e su n dippe d furthe r unde r th e horizon . Sureiy , steadily , al l th e ligh t tha t remaine d wa s bein g gathere d i n a n eve r smalle r ar c ove r wher e th e su n ha d descended . This.effec t i s no t s o obviou s i n th e summe r sk y wher e th e thunder head s an d lo w cloud s pla y trick s wit h th e light ' — lettin g i t throug h here , closin g i t of f ther e — de stroyin g th e uniformit y o f ligh t a n autum n sk y produces . Don' t mis understand , I a m no t statin g a pre ferenc e here . Bot h hol d charm s enoug h i n thei r ow n wa y t o satisf y anyone . WIT H TH E autum n sk y slowl y bein g squeeze d o f wha t ligh t i t still"possessed , on e o f m y tw o as sociate s suddenl y shoute d tha t h e ha d see n a dolphin . Immediately , w e al l thre e stoo d u p a s on e o n th e pier , gazin g intentl y t o wher e h e pointed . I t wa s th e perfec t tim e t o se e thi s phenomenon . Th e wate r n o longe r reflecte d ver y muc h liqht , yet ther e wa s stil l dayligh t enoug h t o se e it s surfac e easily . Soo n enough , th e dolphi n appeare d agai n an d m y othe r frien d sa w i t too . Bot h o f the m babble d excitedly , pointin g an d tryin g t o mak e m e see . "A t eleve n o'cloc k fro m th e buo y a t th e hea d o f th e channel. " jo ] ff/COOK'S /f t VP bea d docs groominm ovne* wh'tte f vlrtnnia eovnev "key west , S:30a.w.-5*.3fOp.m . vnon.-saf 1 . 29+-68S 6 pa t IJarr y Josr r graduate* of the academ y e f «l» j yocmii w f St.«xst«r«l»Mf ^ uie k u p 1 deliver y •fr>* m su^arloa f t o ke y wes t tfuality ejvoemtncf wit h tendet * t«v»» y cai»e-a U bt«ee«Is-a H sise s " I thin k there' s mor e tha n one. " "They'r e swimmin g i n toward s shore. " "Now , i n fron t o f tha t ol d sloop.' 1 "They'r e dolphi n u.1 1 right. " I COULDN' T se e them . Thi s sam e thin g ha d happene d abou t a wee k be fore . I wa s wit h on e o f th e peopl e I no w stoo d with . H e ha d sighte d dolphi n then , but.tr y a s I might , m y unschoole d ey e coul d no t detec t it s presence . Bot h m y companion s wer e mor e tune d i n t o th e se a tha n I . On e owne d hi s ow n boa t an d wen t cruisin g frequently . Th e othe r ha d fished , eve n a s a smal l bo y i n th e city . I kne w the y wer e seein g th e wonderfu l dolphin . I wante d t o se e the m too l I fel t tha t i f I coul d jus t se e the m once , I' d se e fo r al l th e res t o f m y life . The n I' d kno w an d I' d b e abl e t o se e wheneve r i t happene d again . THER E AR E TIME S whe n I wil l watc h a tenni s matc h O n T.V . O n occasion , a perso n wh o doe s no t pla y tennis , a s I do , wil l b e watchin g wit h me . A s I si t an d watc h th e action , a t time s I wil l b e overcom e wit h wonde r a t th e spectacula r pla y o n th e screen , sometime s t o th e point wher e I wil l shou t ou t i n won der , "Wow , wha t a shot! " Man y ar e th e time s whe n th e tenni s layma n viewin g wit h m e wil l si t dumbfounde d a s I shout . Immediatel y afte r m y hysteric s h e migh t as k somethin g like , "Wh o wo n th e point? " o r "Where' d th e bal l go? " Hi s eye s coul d no t se e wha t min e did . The y ha d no t th e experienc e t o d o so . The y ha d no t bee n traine d t o se e th e tenni s bal l flyin g about . I coul d no t se e th e dolphins . M y eye s di d no t kno w wha t t o see . "Ove r there. ' " "Ho w fa r out? " Bill' s HUF F MUFFLE R CENTE R Van s RV' s 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 a 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 "Abou t 15 0 yards. " WA S THI S som e kin d o f crue l joke ? Wher e wer e they ? I t al l seeme d s o clea r t o m y friends . An d then...a h hah l Ther e the y were ! Ther e the y were ! I coul d see l The y move d slowly , playin g o n th e gentl e swells , moseyin g i n toward s shor e a s th e nigh t descended . No w tha t I coul d se e them , i t al l mad e perfec t sense . I realize d tha t they' d neve r com e i n thi s clos e durin g th e day , bu t no w tha t th e bather s an d boaters , th e sunfish , hobi e cats , an d wind surfer s ha d departed , no w tha t al l wa s cal m an d settlin g toward s night , the y ha d com e i n close , t o froli c abou t an d d o whateve r i t i s tha t please s dolphin s most . I stoo d an d I watche d an d I fel t ver y good . S O NO W th e scop e o f m y day' s en d ritua l ha s grow n eve n wider . Wit h th e hel p o f m y tw o companion s I a m no w les s blin d tha n I wa s be fore . I se e mor e tha n I use d to ; m y eye s hav e bee n opened . Onc e yo u ar e show n wha t ther e i s t o see , yo u wil l se e it . Simple . Bu t some time s I thin k we.mus t b e taugh t al l ove r again , taugh t onc e agai n t o see . Someho w w e hav e los t ou r way . Th e skyscraper s hav e gon e up . Th e freeway s hav e bee n lai d down . Th e radi o towers , oi l riggings , an d in dustria l smokestack s we b th e sky , an d w e ca n n o longe r see . W e mus t lear n t o se e al l ove r again . goo d use d furnitur e w e Kdv e ^omcftm j -{»* • yo u ! GE T OU T O F TH E HOUS E Rela x & Exercis e ISLAN D GIR L Cal l No w 296-224 9 T o Enrol l Fo r Ou r Ne w Fal l Classe s ISLAN D GIR L Exercis e Studi o 3102Flag!e r i n Haban a Pioz o Ope n Mon-Fr i 99 Sa t 95 CLI P *M SMkWB EXERCIS E STUDI O T o 3 consecutiv e visit s o n ou r "Ge t Acquainted " offer . Cal l 296-224 9 MEAKfAS T LUNC H AN D DINNE R PR © mmmm PIN'N O O N OUP j opyJ UEPff r

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2 5 Bigges t selectio n an d Des t price s o f 14K , 18K , 3n d 24 K yeilo w gol d chain s i n th e Keys . siitemit h • goldsmit h ^unlio n custo m toork nci l jcffcr u goldbcr g Ar e yo u tire d o f impersona l jewelry ? A t Sunlion . you r origina l concept s ar e translat e d int o persona l an d distinctiv e jewelr y creations . Th e fines t ge m qualit y stone s ar e cu t & polishe d t o th e shap e yo u desire . Mounting s an d chain s ar e designe d i n soli d sterlin g silver , 14 K o r 18 K gold . An d Sunlio n no w ha s th e onl y collectio n o f 24 K . rea l gol d i n th e Key s .. . a t a pric e yo u ca n afford . Wh y 24 K gold ? Becaus e nothin g els e feel s lik e rea l gold . Thi s stunning , 24 K rea l gol d fro m Thailan d is , "investmen t jewelry " ye t cost s les s tha n wha t yo u migh t pa y fo r 18 K elsewhere , A H wor k i s don e o n th e premise s an d i n mos t case s I ca n giv e yo u same-da y service . Al l chain s ca n b e custom-cu t t o bracelet , necklac e o r ankle t lengt h .. . o r size d fo r whereve r yo u migh t wan t t o wea r them . Cal l o r writ e fo r a n estimate . I wil l sen d it , an d the n you r specia l creation , direct l y t o you . ictoclr u repai r 208a duua l stree t kc u tocst, florid a 53* nrK r //
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2 7 2 6 JI M PICKIN G — f ' " "" ' " V Prescription s Fiiifo l Lense s Duplicate d • Repair s Specialize d S l Th e Ke y Wes t Opticia n 51 ? Peacac k Raza , Searstaw n • Fh . 294-741 1 appointment only 'eneertna ana canxna avauaole 'BUI Attkenti c Antiques Hefurkshe
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2 9 Al l vessel s compl y SrzS wit h U.S . Coas t Guardii? , safet y regulation s Tfrcpical T Trips Invites y « to SAILING , SNORKELING , ^ Moonligh t Sails , Sunse t Sail s *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 OHT44 € OCEAN/. . JUiL W VLJL W€ST' s A L PORTE R o n pian o fo r you r dinin g pleasur e DININ G ENTERTAINMEN T Casua l Dinin g Directl y O n Th e Ocea n 5 TiL L MIDNIGH T maturin g * Nativ e Seafoo d * Prim e Bee f & B.B.Q . • SALA D BAH*STEA K PIT * BANQUE T FACILITIE S 294-150 0 — 294-226 2 I K TH E OCEA N HOTE L AflE A FOO T O F SIMONTO N ST . CAS H REGISTE R SYSTEM S FO R MOTEL S • RESTAURANT S BAR S •MARINA S • OTHER S W E SEL L GUES T CHECK S VOLWA N ( 0 TRUMA N AVENU E [30S J 296-6698 EXPRESS O GAF E Breakfas t fro m 6:0 0 A.M . Cuba n an d America n foo d an d coffe e Ver y reasonabl e price s 703V 2 Duva l Stree t 294-904 3 fo r thi s choice : 1 . Economics : Thi s wil l b e deal t wit h i n Par t C . 2 . Wate r Quantity : Th e Stoc k Is lan d Desa l plan t ca n onl y produc e 2. 5 " mg d (million s o f gallon s pe r day) . Thi s i s no t eve n enoug h fo r Ke y Wes t a t th e presen t time . Mor e plant s would , hav e t o b e built . The y ar e not edonomi c t o oper ate . Th e presen t R.O . (Revers e Osmosis ) plan t ca n onl y produc e % mg d fo r th e lon g hau l ( 1 mg d fo r a shor t haul) . Thi s mean s mor e wells , mor e R.O . plant s an d a t greate r operatin g cost . Als o w e ar e no t sur e o f th e longevit y o f th e wel l fiel d unde r Ke y Larg o bu t th e wel l fiel d unde r Florid a Cit y seem s boundless . 3 . Wate r Quality : Th e Florid a Cit y wate r i s o f bette r qualit y tha n an y w e ca n manufactur e b y Desa l o r R.O . Al thoug h w e se e tha t al l ou r wate r i s o f bette r qualit y (3 4 ppb ) tha n th e Govern men t minimu m standar d o f 10 0 pp b (part s pe r billion) . W e ca n tak e prid e i n th e fac t tha t ou r wate r i s thu s .no t carcino geni c lik e man y o f th e countie s nort h o f us . Th e futur e need s merel y project u s furthe r int o a ba d economi c situatio n i f w e hav e chose n th e Desa l an d R.O . plant s a s th e solution . O n th e othe r hand , w e hav e bee n allocate d a n averag e o f 17. 5 • mg d b y 1980 , an d whateve r w e nee d afte r tha t dat e from.ou r wel l field s i n Florid a City . W e no w us e a n averag e o f 9 mgd . Par t B . I n othe r words , th e pipelin e i s th e bes t solutio n fo r lowes t operatin g costs , adequat e futur e quantity , an d bes t qual ity . Th e Desa l an d R.O . plant s wil l serv e a n excellen t purpos e fo r standb y dut y • Par t C . . I t i s true tha t i n firs t lookin g 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 £ MEMBE R \ "BBB / I S PLEASE D T O PRESEN T DIREC T FRO M TH E 7 8 FURNITUR E AN D FABRI C SHO W "TH E NE W LOOK " WIT H WOVE N ALUMINUMS . MAN Y FASCINATIN G COLORS . STO P AN D SE E THI S " NEW LOOK" . onl y a t th e capita l investmen t requixec l r th e Desal/R.O . solutio n seem s t o b e th e ' cheapest . But , a numbe r o f factor s im mediatel y surfac e whic h sho w thi s prem — is e no t t o be . true . " ! 1 . The-pipelin e connectin g variou s R.O . an d Desa l plant s mus t b e replaced . i anywa y becaus e o f expecte d deterioratio n (i t i s 4 0 year s ol d no w a t th e en d o f ' it s usefu l lif e a s a pressur e main) . Replacin g thi s pip e wit h on e o f it s presen t (18" ) siz e wil l cos t ove r $ 4 0 millio n an d still the n requir e Desa l plant s @ $ 8 millio n pe r 1 mg d capacit y fo r al l source s sout h o f Ke y Larg o and . R.O . plant s @ $1. 5 millio n pe r 1 mg d capacit y o n Ke y Largo . Also , th e pre i sen t pumpin g cost s wil l remai n th e sam e ^ an d th e fue l an d othe r cost s wil l increase' 1 proportionatel y t o th e amoun t o f Desa l an d R.O . wate r bein g made . So , sinc e n o • comparabl e saving s ar e being , generated , \ inereased use of Desal and R.O. must be ,• accompanied by increases in water rates I '•}-.. O n th e othe r hand , installin g a large r size d transmissio n pip e wil l de finitel y permi t th e shuttin g dow n th e presen t Desal , R.O . plant s an d 5 % o f th e presen t intermediat e pumpin g station s fo r a n immediat e cost-savin g o f almos t $ 3 millio n pe r year . Thi s su m i s enough ! t o floa t a $5 3 millio n governmen t loan , which , togethe r wit h th e D.O.T . contri butio n o f $1 9 millio n t o replac e th e existin g pip e o n th e bridge s whe n eac h bridg e i s replaced , an d a n expecte d $ 5 millio n Stat e Gran t wil l b e enoug h t o s cove r th e whol e projec t withou t raisin g th e wate r rates . Thu s th e large r pipe — ; lin e solutio n wil l not increas e wate r ;• ' rate s an d wil l reduc e wate r cost s b y '.\ perhap s a s muc h a s th e fue l adjustment . I n additio n t o th e abov e reasons , th e lif e o f th e Desa l an d R.O . plant s i s no t expecte d t o b e 2 0 years . (Th e presen t Desa l ha s alread y bee n replace d onc e — an d i t i s onl y i n it s elevent h • TreasurejSfhi p k AtocJia Coin Sates Tak e a guide d tou r o t a 16a-fo o l Spanis h treasur e galleo n buil t \^y Treasur e Salvors , Inc . o f Ke y Wes t th e world' s larges t treasur e huntin g organisation . Se e wha t lif e aboar d shi p wa s tik e i n th e 160Q's . Se e som e o f th e treasur e tha t ha s bee n foun d i n Florid a waters . Se c th e cannon s fro m th e "Nuesu a S<-no:r a d e Atocha " whic h san k i n 162 2 of f Ke y West , Sh e carrie d a catrg o value d a t ove r 10 0 millio n doll ar $ Se c th e technique s Treasur e Salvors , 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 " uniqu e ARTIST S bu art work Pthab p&opm year) . Th e ne w pipelin e wil l hav e a lif e o f a t leas t 4 0 year s I I a m prou d t o tak e th e credi t for : 1 . Determinin g th e righ t siz e pipe lin g an d convincin g th e Boar d t o g o fo r it . 2 . Findin g th e sourc e o f th e $5 3 millio n loan . Althoug h ou r electe d Senator s an d Representative s trie d thei r bes t t o ge t large r grant s w e wer e help les s unti l th e PMH A cam e throug h wit h th e loan . I t too k 3 years . I t make s sens e t o kee p m e o n th e Boar d o f th e Aqueduc t Authorit y t o se e tha t w e d o ge t ou r valu e fo r th e money . Name : DIC K WOO D 1 . I t i s m y opinio n tha t ou r immediat e need s ar e th e mos t critica l an d shoul d tak e priorit y ove r futur e need s ( a cas e i n poin t Ke y West' s electri c brown-out) . W e mus t insur e a n uninterrupte d suppl y now , the n stud y al l possibilitie s t o suppl y futur e need s a t lowes t possibl e cost . 2 . I d o no t clai m t o kno w a t thi s tim e whic h syste m o f suppl y woul d b e th e mos t financiall y feasible . I woul d stud y al l alternatives ; however , a t present , m y positio n woul d lea n t o a ne w pipelin e with-th e possibilit y o f R.O . plant s i n th e Uppe r Key s area . 3 . . A t on e tim e i n th e pas t I represent e d th e Florid a Key s Electri c Co-o p a t a meetin g wit h th e Aqueduc t Authority , Cit y Electri c Syste m an d governmen t officials , wher e th e thre e utilitie s wer e offere d a n experimenta l combinatio n electrica l generatin g an d desa l plan t a s a federal l y finance d gift . I thin k tha t Federa l Grant s ma y stil l b e available . (The 425 FRONT STREET Ol d Tow n Squar e , jcatida 294.703 0 Note s an d Antic-Dote s aontinued from page 7, grinnin g sheepishly . I hurriedl y con necte d m y hearin g aid . No w Cob b i s mor e tha n si x fee t tall , bu t th e midnigh t fly bo y wa s a t leas t si x inche s mor e tha n tha t an d buil t lik e a wrestler . Ji m gaze d u p a t th e towerin g hul k an d sai d mildly , "Sh e want s yo u t o leave. " I added , "I f yo u don' t g o righ t away , we'l l cal l th e police. " Actually , neithe r Ji m no r I ha d hom e telephones , bu t th e drunke n gian t didn' t kno w this . H e shrugge d an d decide d t o depar t peace fully , staggerin g ou t int o Charle s Street . AFTE R H E HA D GONE , w e discovere d tha t entranc e ha d bee n gaine d b y remov in g th e bac k door , rippin g i t of f a t th e hinge s I Nex t da y I reporte d th e damag e t o th e landlord . I wa s give n a lectur e an d threatene d wit h eviction . Sai d he , "Thi s wa s a perfectl y respectabl e plac e befor e yo u pose d fo r tha t notoriou s phot o a t Duffy' s Tavern. " , Th e pictur e wa s finall y removed , but no t befor e th e wil d adventur e ha d becom e th e gossi p o f th e year . E Y WE S GLAS S WORK S Grandm a ' Thompson' s To y Stor e FIN E HANDCRAFTE D TOY S 11 1 DUVA L nex t t o th e RoseTattoo ) « . 294-300 5 u 1 3 fL 3 mmm m m c 12S& -Simantim . CLOSIN G 7 SEPT , 4 REOPENIN G LAT E OCT .

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3 0 Th e mermai d i s moving . .. . upstairs ! HARBO R HOUS E ARCAD E 42 3 FRON T STREE T ENAMEL S ANTIOU E JEWELR Y ^ JEWELR Y REPAIR S CUSTO M DESIGN S I H STERLING , I H AN D 1 8 KARA T GOL D 294-O86 3 m PICTUR E SIHC W nVEEHSU PIECES KAREN SLAC K ^SUSAH ANSFACH TH E LAS T DETAI L •lac k Nicholso n XHC W TIM E 9:0 0 RM . PHON E 294382 6 SEPTEMBE R • _ 62 € DUVA L _ . ADMUTIC N S2.5 C THE KEY WEST ART CENTER announce s DA Y AXB EVEVIX G WORK S HOI' S Lif e Drawin g an d Paintin g For details contact MALCOL M ROS S A T 296-916 8 MOTHE R NATURE S BOUNTY , KK ^ Bar 61 6 KE Y WEST' S rjQRQSCOP E H f zoom eaTE s -zoom. Su n i n Virgo , afte r 22n d i n Libr a Venu s i n Libra , afte r 6t h i n Scorpi o Mercur y i n Leo , afte r 9t h i n Virg o Satur n i n Virg o Jupite r i n Cancer , afte r 6t h i n Le o Mar s i n Libra , afte r 20t h i n Scorpi o Uranu s i n Scorpi o Neptun e i n Sagittariu s Plut o i n Libr a Nort h Nod e i n Virg o o f October . A tota l eclips e o f th e moo n i n Pisce s o n Septembe r 1 6 wil l agai n plac e Ke y Wes t i n th e publi c eye . Muc h pub licit y ca n b e expecte d fo r thi s islan d fo r th e nex t si x months . I t i s possibl e al l th e publicit y ma y no t b e i n a favor abl e vein , bu t th e worl d wil l kno w Ke y Wes t i s here . THER E AR E n o retrograd e planet s i n th e heaven s durin g th e mont h o f Septem ber . Thi s indicate s tha t matter s i n genera l wil l b e resolve d withou t furthe r delays . I n th e char t o f Ke y West thi s ma y refe r i n particula r t o ou r utilit y problems . Som e matter s pendin g i n th e are a o f th e militar y ma y als o b e resolv e d a t thi s time . A tota l o f fiv e planet s chang e sign s durin g th e month , indicativ e o f "of f wit h th e ol d an d o n wit h th e new. " Severa l affair s ma y com e t o a conclusio n i n cit y business , i.e. , parkin g lot . Decision s tha t hav e bee n pendin g ma y fin d speed y settlements . Bac k t o schoo l mont h ma y b e problem atic . A stelliu m o f planet s i n Scorpi o i s i n squar e aspec t t o th e Hous e o f Educatio n i n th e char t o f Ke y West . Thi s aspec t continue s throug h th e mont h A Traditiona l Old e Pirates ' Ba r Bwr : Importe d & Domesti c Win e an d Win e Cooler s Ches s an d Dart s Pinbai l an d Poo l Sandwiche s an d Pizz a Cabl e T V Liv e Parrot s 50 C HAPP Y HOU R Hermi t Cra b Race s Sunda y Night s "Surfer " — Manager Ph . 305-294-723 4 61 5 DL'VA L STREET . "OL D TOWN " Hand i * Silver * <» , Gol d 210B G DuvalSt. , * * G Key G Wes t OU R IC E CREA M —Breyers — OU R JUICE S —Fruity — HlnaL Qoh IC E CREA M PARIO R • TROPICA L FRUI T JUICE S 20 8 DUVA L STREE T ANCHO R MEW S * COURTYAR D PHON E 294-926 5 OL D TOWN , KE Y WEST , FLA . -SEAFOO D INJATUEA L faoos 17x 1 CE S continued from page 2 5 th e Cit y Commission . (Members.Lo u Carbon el l an d Mart y Arnol d attende d th e meeting ; Lelan d Robert s wa s i n th e hospital. * Mart y Arnol d blame d th e proble m o n a n "ac t o f God. " Th e Board , i n ad s i n th e Key Vest Citizen, blame d th e previou s boards . "Crue l fates, " sai d on e o f th e consultin g engineers . "Dirt y water, " sai d Swofford . "No t ou r water, " sai d th e FKAA . MAYO R SONN Y McCO Y calle d th e situa tio n a disaster . CES 1 answe r t o tha t wa s tha t a n hou r withou t electricit y wouldn' t hur t anyone , whic h enrage d bus inessme n wh o kne w better . CE S mad e th e incredibl e statemen t tha t the y didn' t wan t t o declar e a stat e o f emergenc y becaus e i t woul d mak e the m loo k bad . CES 1 consultin g engineers , Reynolds , Smit h an d Hills , wer e i n th e sam e fram e o f mind , denyin g tha t ther e eve n wa s a n emergency . I N A N Augus t 2 2 letter , Kennet h A . Watso n o f th e consultin g fir m wrot e t o th e Utilit y Board : "W e hav e bee n tol d throug h contact s wit h th e Atlant a Offic e o f th e Departmen t o f Energ y tha t th e federa l governmen t ca n onl y ac t t o brin g i n portabl e generatio n afte r th e Governo r o f Florid a declare s a n officia l powe r shortag e emergenc y sit uatio n i n Ke y West . Fro m ou r unofficia l investigatio n int o th e availabilit y o f suc h governmen t unit s a s mentione d i n (2 ) abov e (15-2 0 M W barge-mounte d militar y generatio n plants) , w e hav e an d d o con tinu e :to advise. th e Boar d t o hol d of f o n suc h a reques t t o the . Governo r unti l a rea l emergenc y exists. " BUSINESSME N WH O hav e los t perishabl e stock , pai d overtim e t o mak e u p fo r tim e . los t t o blackouts , an d los t sale s woul d wan t t o as k wha t Watso n woul d conside r a "rea l emergency. " Watso n tol d th e Boar d tha t hi s fir m wa s no t abl e t o fin d an y portabl e equip men t anywher e i n th e countr y tha t coul d b e loane d t o CES . However , h e sai d tha t th e Boar d migh t conside r buyin g a ne w uni t o r unit s tha t woul d generat e 15-2 0 M W an d cos t upward s o f $ 3 million . I n a ful l pag e a d i n th e Citizen, th e Boar d announce d plan s t o purchas e suc h a uni t costin g mor e tha n $3. 5 mil lion . Apparentl y thi s announcemen t di d no t reflec t a n officia l decisio n b y th e Board , an d i t i s no t certai n tha t th e Boar d i s seriousl y considerin g such. a purchase . . WHAT' S T O B E DONE ? CE S HA S severa l options . Som e see m attractiv e — eas y outs . Som e loo k d. i f ficult , bu t ma y wor k well . Her e they.ar e briefly . PURCHAS E B Y FLORID A Powe r an d Light : Look s goo d compare d t o th e presen t situa tion ; i f w e wer e nestle d i n th e benevolen t arm s o f FP& L now , al l thi s woul d no t hav e happened . . But ' 1 ) FP&L , a privat e corporation , woul d expec t t o mak e a profit,'whic h woul d com e ou t o f th e customers ' pockets ; ^2 ) FP& L woul d hav e t o pa y ta x o n it s profits , whic h woul d com e fro m th e custom ers ; . • ' • . 3 ) Gues s wh o woul d ultimatel y pay . fo r th e tie-lin e that FP& L woul d wan t t o ru n fro m th e mainlan d t o Ke y West . _ I N SHORT , accordin g t o thos e wh o ar e familia r wit h utilit y business , FP& L own ershi p o f CES : woul d resul t i n highe r elec tri c bills . Considerin g th e futur e ti e lin e planne d b y CE S an d th e overall , im provement s mad e t o th e system , FP& L woul d probabl y no t giv e u s an y bette r servic e tha n CE S wil l afte r th e ti e lin e i s com plete d i n abou t eigh t years . BU Y ADDITIONA L POWE R units : Mor e o f a face-saving , belate d public-pleasing , financially,irresponsibl e mov e tha n a soun d busines s investment . Unles s th e Nav y suddenl y decide s (an d a decisio n ma y b e announce d b y October ) t o sen d a significan t numbe r o f personne l t o Ke y Wes t befor e th e ti e lin e — abou t eigh t year s awa y — i s built , th e presen t equip men t seem s t o b e adequate . Th e recen t experienc e seem s t o indicat e th e opposite , bu t actuall y mos t utilitie s experience ' simila r outage s o f equipment . I t jus t doesn' t sho w u p elsewher e a s i t doe s here ; tha t is , th e powe r doesn' t reall y g o out , bu t onl y becaus e othe r utilitie s ca n fli p a switc h an d obtai n powe r fro m a neighborin g utilit y because o f gri d tie-ins . Ke y Wes t ca n d o th e sam e whe n th e ti e lin e i s built . r . Preliminar y wor k towar d makin g th e ti e lin e a realit y ha s bee n goin g on , bu t i t i s certai n tha t th e recen t out age s wil l pu t a spu r t o gettin g i t of f th e drawin g board . Th e projecte d com pletio n o f eigh t year s i n th e futur e ma y eve n b e move d up . SI T TIGH T an d continu e t o improv e th e presen t system : I t ma y see m unchar acteristicall y conservativ e o f u s t o sa y it , bu t no w tha t th e 3 7 M W uni t i s bac k o n th e lin e (a s w e g o t o pres s i t i s no t ye t runnin g a t ful l capacity ) an d th e 1 5 M W uni t ca n b e full y repaired , w e d o riot nee d additiona l power . Th e mos t re sponsibl e advic e seem s t o b e to . tak e car e o f th e presen t facilitie s an d procee d wit h th e ti e line . WH O I S T O BLAME ? TH E UTILIT Y BOAR D ha s lon g bee n identifie d wit h scanda l an d smal l tow n politic s i n it s wors t form , a s anyon e wh o has , live d i n Ke y Wes t fo r a , "fe w year s remembers . Th e member s o f th e presen t board , w.it h th e forward-lookin g ti e lin e plan s an d th e soli d improvemen t i n main tenanc e i n th e pas t tw o years , ha s gen erall y presente d a positiv e image . Durin g th e recen t crisis , however , th e Boar d ble w u p lik e a fault y generato r an d crumble d lik e a bearin g unde r stress . Individuall y an d a s a n electe d bod y en 3 1 truste d wit h th e publi c welfare , th e Utilit y Boar d ha s consistentl y neglecte d o r refuse d t o functio n fo r th e goo d o f th e utilit y i t oversee s an d th e peopl e i t serves . O f al l th e members , perhap s onl y Lelan d Robert s canno t b e fairl y judged , sinc e h e wa s legitimatel y ou t o f th e pictur e durin g th e earl y stage s o f th e crisis . I n fact , Robert s ha s promise d a n investigatio n int o th e cause s o f th e prolonge d outages , and , a s muc h a s w e distrus t th e result s o f a n in-hous e inquiry , w e fee l tha t i t i s a minimu m requiremen t unde r th e circumstance s an d a t leas t a ste p i n th e righ t direction . BU T THI S i s no t enough ; W e fee l tha t w e ar e accuratel y re flectin g th e opinio n o f th e majorit y o f th e peopl e o f Ke y Wes t whe n w e sa y tha t i t i s tim e fo r a n in-dept h prob e o f th e Utilit y Boar d an d th e Cit y Electri c Sys te m b y a n impartial , outsid e investiga tiv e body . 'Thi s woul d clea r th e ai r o f suspicio n an d th e tain t o f scanda l s o tha t thos e wh o ar e trul y servin g th e publi c i n thei r position s wit h th e util it y ca n freel y pursu e thei r work . SUC H A N INVESTIGATIO N shoul d includ e th e consideratio n o f thes e questions : Wha t wa s th e caus e o f th e contamina tio n o f th e turbin e wate r tha t starte d th e problems ? Wh y wa s th e contaminatio n no t clis coveiret l i n tim e t o kee p damag e t o a mini mum ? Why , whe n i t firs t becam e obviou s tha t w e wer e heade d fo r a seriou s powe r shortage , wa s federa l ai d no t immediatel y sought ? (I s th e publi c satisfie d wit h th e Utilit y Board' s answe r tha t th e de claratio n o f a n emergenc y woul d hur t CES ' credi t ratin g o n bonds ? Dic k Anderson , a candidat e fo r Stat e Senate , Distric t 40 , claim s tha t portabl e generator s wer e , availabl e fro m th e Nav y Seabee s an d tha t the y coul d hav e bee n delivere d withi n a wee k "wit h n o problem." ) O F COURSE , ther e ar e man y othe r question s t o b e answered , an d th e publi c deserve s answers .

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3 2 [ WHER E D O YO U FIN D TH E MOS T ADVANCE D CA R STERE O SPEAKER ? A T SWIFT' S 423DUVA L 296-857 6 SWEETER-Ou r exclusiv e space savin) ; soli d stat e tweete r provide s disuirtiun-frt-L hin h frequenc y resptwwe . produc e l frequenc y time s ju s I a s yu u unul d hea r thu m M I DRANG E DRIVER — Thisi s wha t reall y puts ' th e Trivial * W-.i v weake r mik * ahea d ( i f al l othe r speakers . Jus t lik e i n bitte r pick s u p th e fine hig h an d to w frei)ueru:iL* * fo r a fuller , riche r sound . JeeTiar S Wa y Speaker ^ Quit e simply , th e mos t advance d ca r stere o speake r ever * YOUGATCH'E H W E COO K Cwterc f Tnuncu t i J JL , ,. , Close d Tu^rt i ? OVE R $3,000,000.0 0 I N SUCCESSFULL Y NEGOTIATE D REA L ESTAT E TRANSACTION S EXPERIENC E DOESN' T COST.. . I T PAYS!! ! CHRISTOPHE R C . BELLAND , Realto r KE Y LIM E REALTY , INC . 50 7 WHITEHEA D STREE T 294-732 2 o r 296-851 6 * * * SELLIN G BUYIN G KE Y WEST' S LARGES T RESIDENC E $375,000 . BUSINESSE S (3 ) .... . Fro m $40,000 . t o $750,000 . 4 ACRE S U.S . 1 , MIAM I . .$110,000 . MAN Y MORE!! ! CAL L TODAY!! ! —WANTE D B Y QUALIFIE D BUYERS MOTEL S LARGE R HOUSE S APARTMENT S INDUSTRIA L STORE S BUSINESSE S i