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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
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English
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v. : ill. ; 35-36 cm.

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Newspapers -- Key West (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Monroe County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Florida -- Key West ( fast )
Florida -- Monroe County ( fast )
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Newspapers. ( fast )
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newspaper ( marcgt )
Newspapers ( fast )
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United States -- Florida -- Monroe -- Key West

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

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Tit ® fcifheft | S poin t i n 3 ! v / FRE E Vol . IV , No . I Ke y West , Florid a January , 197 9 6

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You r ke y t o th e Key . V/2 hou r guide d tou r o f 6 0 o f th e mos t unusua l historica l site s you'v e eve r seen . Th e Ke y Wes t Conc h Tou r Trai n Mallor y Square , Roosevel t Blvd. , an d Duva l & Angel a Street s Depot s 9AM-4P M (305 ) 294-5161 . AWometc o Attraction . -France s Slgnore m it' s no t fo o jafcs fersubscriptions ty mail . mql e copie s a t bookstore s •» b Wftddel l St : 1 + woul d b e unkin d t o you r . PURVEYOR S O FRUIT S AN D VEGETABLE S « T REASONABLE 1 PRICE S 1. 0 PIPES , CIGARS , CUSTO M BLENDE D TOBACCO S AN D SMOKIN G ACCESSORIE S "UPSTAIRS " HARBO R HOUS E ARCAD E 42 3 FRON T ST . [305 ] 296-837 1 Fro m th e Edito r BULLETIN CRITICAL CONCERN RATIFIED BY STATE LEGISLATURE IN AN EPIC VOTE, 'the Florida House and Senate on December 6, 1978, almost unanimously reestablished the designation of Area of Critical State Conoern for the entire Florida Keys Area and the Green Swamp Area. In doing so, the legislature set up a joint select committee of the house and senate for the purpose of studying those provisions of Chapter 380, Florida Statutes, and the laws, boundaries, rules, regulations and procedures governing the designation, regulation and protection of areas of critical state concern. The committee is to prepare recommendations and present them to their respective houses on or before March IS, 1979. The special act is automatically repealed on July 1, 1979, making it mandatory for the legislature to act in order to continue the designation. "THE TELEGRAM and mailgram response by the citizens and conservation groups was fantastic, " reported David Kluakman, Florida Audubon Society attorney in Tallahassee. Ted Forsgren, Senior Vlanner of the Division of State Planning, wrote, "The telegrams and other communications helped to show the legislators that there was local citizen support for continuing the program." THE SPECIAL Legislative committee is composed of Senators John Vogt, Warren Henderson, Vince Feahtal and Robert MaKnight. The house members are Representatives John Lewis, Frank Mann, Dale Patahett and Fred Jones. The committee is expected to visit the Keys to collect evidence and hear testimony. Interested citizens should be alert for press releases on the subject and be prepared to attend meetings or hearings and express their opinions. Mail and telegrams may be addressed to the members at the Senate or House Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida 32304. Hello •JACK MATHEWS will be missed when he retires from being the City Clerk and Zoning Director. This man has given the public conscientious, polite, intelligent, and unstinting service during his IS years at City Hall. I'm sure that I speak for the many people who have frequent dealings with officials when I say that Jack Mathews was the embodiment of the able public servant. Good luck, Jack, and enjoy your retirement! SPEAKING OF good acts by public officials, I would like to congratulate County Supervisor Will Roberts, C.E.T.A. Co-ordinator Joe Alonzo, and Wayne Marshall, the director of the Florida Keys Marine Institute, for their success in getting much needed funds re-instated for the very worthy Marine Institute. This program has been a great aid to many young people in our community and deserves adequate funding. WE'RE USING this logo |g ] at the end of our articles. • It looks better than putting "the end" after each piece. BILL WESTRAY did a terrific job in getting together all the information on which he bases his questioning of the wisdom of financing the new S3 million dollar pipeline. He will have a followup article in our February issue on this vital issue. SOME MONTHS AGO we wrote on a very colorful local woman nick-named "Caledonia. " In the article it stated that she died at the mental institution in Chattahoochee. Her son told me that she died here in Key West at home. I'm sorry for the mistake. Cover artist, this time is Robert Kennedy. His works may be seen at the Kennedy Studios, Duval at Greene Street. tur OJ mm iSOU S SUSSCgfOTIO N KJftfi g HER E I S $10.0 0 FO R M Y SUBSCRIPTIO N T O 1 1 ISSUE S O P SOLARE S HILL . NAM E ADDRESS _ CIT Y STAT E ZI P Ou r mailin g address : 82 1 Duva l Stree t Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 Phon e number s ar e 29*1-101) 4 & 294-240 0 I n Maratho n cal l 872-291 5 Solares Hill ts a community newspaper published every month on the slopes of Solares Rill, Key West's highest point, by Solares Hill Company 821 Duval Street, Key West, Florida 33040. Annual subscription rate (11 issues) is $10.00. « o «/.r,m » l*l T ° n R BILL HJJCKEL C °P* EDITOR. DONNA MARSH ASSOCIATE EDITOR RICHARD MARSH ART DIRECTION WALT'WLA EDITORIAL CONSULTANT BILL WESTRAY With a little help from our friends . . Solare s Hil l Co. , Inc . ®Solares Hill, 1979 Joseph a an d Short y b y Phoeb e Coa n phot o b y Richar d Mars h ON E WIND Y DAY , hangin g ou t i n fron t o f th e Conc h Sho p (secon d bloc k o f Pet roni a fro m Duval , nea r Thoma s Street) , I too k a gande r a t a ver y deliciou s soundin g menu . Poste d righ t o n fron t of ' th e powde r blu e building , th e men u gav e a previe w o f th e goodie s tha t waite d in side . "Th e ver y bes t i n Sou l an d Seafood, " claim s th e menu . Horac e Mobley , wh o learne d t o coo k fro m hi s wife , Josepha , say s i t i s th e conc h mea t whic h ha s give n hi m th e energ y t o wor k tw o job s thes e ma~ y years . H e i s saMfcime s kno* m a s things , me. " I t usuall y alway s turn s ou t fo r A S TH E MEN U STATES , on e ca n ge t pigeo n peas , whit e o r yello w rice , souse , sausag e an d potat o salad . Th e conc h dishe s ar e fritters , steak , chowder , salad , ste w an d soup . Ther e i s ic e col d sod a an d beer . Ther e i s lim a bea n soup , blac k eye d peas , por k chops , frie d chicken , bake d ham , frie d fish , frie d ham , boile d fish , ste w beef , piccadillo , barbecu e beef , cor n bread , frie d cabbage , chili , collards , pork , strin g baans , and . o f course , ham Horace ("Shorty") and Joaepha Mobley Shorty , an d sh e a s Jo . "W e wor k rea l goo d together, " say s Jo . "Th e Conc h Sho p ha s helpe d u s rais e ou r seve n child ren. " J O STARTE D OU T a s a bus y housewif e tryin g t o mak e a fe w extr a dollar s wit h a tabl e se t u p b y th e project , sellin g homemad e conc h fritters , an d wit h Shorty' s hel p ha s create d a uniqu e busi nes s wit h a devote d followin g o f foo d lovers . " I coo k hear t an d soul, " say s Josepha . " I don' t hav e recipes . I don' t measur e th e amounts , o r tast e th e food . I jus t kno w wha t wil l b e good , an d I loo k fo r th e expression s o n people' s face s t o tel l me . Whe n I d o us e a recipe , I ad d m y ow n burger s an d frankfurters . Als o ther e ar e larg e tray s o f scrumptiou s lookin g poun d cak e a t th e smal l counte r sectio n o f th e tak e ou t shop , lappe d wit h generou s sweep s o f cream y toppin g an d tray s o f littl e ke y lim e tart s waitin g t o b e filled . A LOVEL Y PATI O adjoin s th e sho p area. ' Man y health y plant s han g i n basket s an d grac e th e grounds : springe r rye , crotons , aloe , Eurek a palms , whit e bougainvillea , t o mentio n a few . Joseph a i s a goo d gardener . . ' • Th e restauran t ha s a goo d reputation . "Th e foo d i s good, " I wa s tol d b y th e mos t discernin g diners . Th e owner s o f th e Claire , a ne w gourme t restaurant , hav e frequente d th e Conc h Shop , J o re th e 14t h Annual , 01 6 1 slant ) Oay s Si6ewal k festiva l feu . 3 an b 4 , 197 9 (Rai n Oat e fee . 5 ) 9 a.m . 5 p.m . oaily . sponsonef c By : ke y wes t Ant Cente R NE W BAHAMIA N CONC H PATT Y an d frenc h frie s $1.0 0 CAPT . CONCH'S 1 L SEAFOO D STAN D Sunse t Pie r i n Ol d Tow n ports . "Everybod y know s u s an d ou r children , sh e says . ( I did , a s I realized . Fo r Josepha' s son , Horace , ha d bee n a studen t o f min e whe n h e wa s i n 5t h grad e te n year s ag o a t St . Mary's. ) JOSEPHA' S LITTL E ONE S gre w u p wit h a Momm a wh o cooke d fo r everyone . Th e tabl e wa s alway s lade n wit h heart y goo d tastin g food , prepare d fo r the m b y a woma n wh o love d t o whistl e while sh e worked . A lad y wh o eve n toda y can' t sto p whistlin g fro m th e momen t sh e get s u p i n th e morn in g t o gree t he r birds . "I'v e go t 3 parakeet s an d som e gree n necke d doves , plu s a do g left t o me, " sh e says . "Abou t 1 0 year s ag o ther e wa s a bi g blo w fro m Cuba , an d th e bird s cam e wit h it . W e wer e abl e t o rescu e a fe w parakeet s a t tha t time. " BU T ANYWAY , a t Josepha' s table , ther e wa s roo m fo r everybod y an d plent y o f goo d foo d t o eat . "Alway s th e childre n wante d a frien d t o sta y an d eat wit h them . I t gav e th e childre n a goo d appetit e t o hav e thei r friend s joi n us. " "W e ha d a roug h time , bu t I'v e alway s ha d goo d luck . W e worke, d har d an d mad e i t happen . Yo u ca n mak e anythin g happe n tha t yo u wan t to, " say s Shorty . " I tel l m y children , jus t b e willin g t o wor k fo r i t withou t resentments . Whe n I wa s lit tle , I alway s though t I' d wan t t o ge t a hous e fo r m y famil y whe n I' d becom e a man . I'v e worke d tw o job s fo r a lon g tim e now , t o mak e i t happen. " "W e hav e property , too , now, " say s Jo . "W e don' t hav e t o worr y anymore. " I WOUL D DESCRIB E Short y a s " a radian t being. " An d Josepha , I woul d cal l he r " a woma n o f grea t sweetnes s an d generosit y o f spirit , purit y o f heart. " "Snake, " a fame d loca l figure , call s J o a "considerate " woman . TH E FOO D tell s yo u suc h things . Sh e brough t a cra b enchilad a fo r m e t o try . I t wa s reminiscen t o f Mexica n India n moles . A rich , dar k savor y sauc e wit h littl e re d cra b claws , fro m whic h on e coul d suc k th e swee t bit s o f meats . A littl e win e t o flavo r th e conch , cra b an d shrim p blende d int o thi s creation . A wor k o f art ! Serve d wit h ric e an d bread , i f yo u wanted . Th e portion s ar e abundant , an d th e pric e i s right . "Pu t a littl e mor e crea m i n you r cof fe e , " sh e urged . MOS T EVERYTHIN G i s mad e fro m scratc h here . Eve n whit e nav y bean s ar e turne d int o th e mos t sumptuou s bake d beans . Folk s fro m Depo o Hospita l reques t Joseph a t o brin g som e fo r thei r covere d dis h Christma s suppe r each ' year . " I coo k fo r m y friend s an d I wa s cook Velu x Roo f Window s -,--'•-.' • -Veiu x — Th e roof-mounte d windo w whic h provide s ventilatio n an d constan t ligh t — install s leakfre e an d blend s aestheticall y wit h eithe r traditiona l o r contem porar y architecture . Price d fro m $ 210 . Availabl e i n nin e size s an d wit h variou s accessories , throughou t Monro e County , from : CHRI S ELMOK E 294-2O1 4 •"" •

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COM E WATC H U S ENAME L A craft , a n art , a tradition.. . Porcelai n fuse d int o coppe r a t 1800 ° degree s 6 Se e revers e sid e fo r histor y 30 6 FRON T ST. , KE Y WEST , FLA . 3304 0 / 294-404 4 . A t Pirate' s Alle y i n Ol d Tow n ENAMELS-ashtrays , centerpieces , jewelr y COL D AN H SILVE R HANDCRAFTE D JEWELR Y W E HONO R AL L CREDI T CARD S • OPE N YEA R ROUN D in g fo r everybod y lon g befor e I wen t in t o business, " say s Jo . Joseph a stick s t o hersel f mostly. "Bu t everyon e come s t o m y house, " sh e says . " I lik e bein g her e wit h th e peopl e — jokin g an d teasing, " say s Short y happil y o f th e Conc h Shop . "Everyon e i s welcome." WHE N SH E I S TO O TIRED , a s ma y sometime s happen , Joseph a won' t open . Bu t generall y th e hour s ar e fro m abou t 7 p.m . 'ti l 1 a.m . o n weekdays , dependin g o n th e flow . O n weekend s they'l l g o 'ti l 3 o r 3:3 0 a.m . J o come s i n t o prepar e th e foo d fro m 1 2 t o 1 eac h day . " I coo k i t an d I com e ou t an d I serv e it, " sh e smiles . Every da y ther e i s somethin g differen t o n th e menu . BOT H O F THE M ar e a tea m behin d th e counter . The y anticipate.an d accommo dat e eac h other . On e o f the m i s packin g u p order s t o go . Th e other , dishin g ou t th e ho t sumptuou s foo d ont o bi g platter s fro m th e steam y pot s o n th e bi g blac k stove . Ther e ar e a lo t o f youn g peopl e an d famil y peopl e i n th e shop . Sometime s Jo' s son' s wif e work s wit h them . "Non e o f m y kid s reall y wante d t o wor k here, " sh e says , "thoug h on e o f th e girl s helpe d ou t a lo t an d Terr y did. " Th e childre n are : Bett y (32) , Terr y (31), . Patric k (29) , Rit a (27) , Horac e (23) , Rick y (23) , an d Al y (21) . Mos t ar e i n Californi a now . Althoug h sh e ha s no t ofte n lef t Ke y West , wher e sh e wa s bor n an d raised , Joseph a doe s g o ou t t o Sa n Dieg o no w t o visi t he r kid s an d coo k u p som e specialities . SH E STARTE D he r busines s wit h a littl e take-ou t plac e o n Thoma s Stree t i n he r mother' s fron t yard . "Conc h kids , lik e th e so n o f Lovebloo m th e tax i driver , use d t o brin g u s crate s fille d wit h fres h conc h an d tha t go t thing s going . I n thos e days , I didn' t kno w muc h o f cookin g an d I didn'tjmo w i f I coul d mak e th e bea n soup , bu t I learned, " sai d Jo . Afte r 2 0 year s o f turnin g ou t bi g steam y pot s o f goo d foo d fo r everyone , Joseph a ha s customer s wh o retur n eac h yea r fro m al l ove r t o tak e bac k he r batte r fo r fritters . Sh e ha s a nic e swee t wa y 'o f speaking . W e tal k o f feed in g children . "Coo k wha t the y like, " sh e says . A n ol d frien d come s b y an d the y em brace . Horac e take s ove r i n th e kitche n whil e w e si t i n th e ver y pleasan t pati o sippin g decaffeinate d coffee . She' d bee n sic k tha t da y an d ha d a bloo d test , bu t wa s graciou s enoug h t o withstan d al l m y prob ing . So n Patric k pop s i n an d talk s abou t th e importanc e o f foo d lookin g goo d an d havin g a n appetizin g color . "Tha t ha s a lo t t o d o wit h kids ' appetites, " h e claims . "Whe n yo u coo k yo u jus t hav e t o coo k hear t an d soul. " "M y husband^'work s har d here . H e work s eigh t hour s civi l servic e an d come s hom e an d shower s an d the n come s her e — . some time s withou t hardl y a res t inbetween. " " I DON' T KNO W ho w I manag e it . I jus t g o alon g wit h it, " h e smiles . " I ge t a lo t o f m y energ y fro m lovin g Go d an d hav . in g faith. " "Restauran t wor k i s har d work " say s Jo , a s he r silve r scara b rin g (gif t fro m th e eldes t son ) shine s i n th e dark . "Yo u hav e t o lik e i t t o sta y i n it. " "Saturda y an d Sunda y mornings , Horac e an d I lik e t o g o ou t t o eat . On e o f m y favorit e place s i s Eddie' s Littl e Lunch eonette . I thin k it' s changin g hand s now. " (I t i s no w Sp' g Eddie's) . JOSEPHA' S FATHER , Bruc e Saunders , du g well s fo r th e city . H e die d 9 year s ago . H e wa s wel l known . "M y childhoo d wa s al right, " sh e shrugs . "I cam e fro m a goo d family . W e ha d wha t w e needed . "Everyon e ha d a lo t o f fish , an d wha t peopl e ar e no w callin g sou l foo d i s wha t FRO M AL L o f U S A T LA S PALMA S DE L MUNO O m y mothe r prepared . He r re d ric e wit h corn , you' d lic k you r fingers , after. " ( I WA S JUS T doin g th e sam e wit h th e icin g fro m m y cak e plate. ) "And , w e dran k wate r wit h ou r dinner . M y favorit e foo d i s jus t goo d food . No w I' m o n a die t fo r th e diabete s an d m y heart . I cheat al l th e time . " I iov e music...an y kind . That' s wh y I' m alway s whistling. " PEOPL E AR E i n an d ou t fro m of f th e stree t usin g Josepha' s res t room . "Th e sam e peopl e com e a t th e sam e time s t o eat, " Horac e say s o f th e lon g evenings . "It' s ver y predictable . No w w e ge t a fe w whe n th e Green e Stree t Theatr e let s out , too, " h e says . "Thi s i s mostl y a neighborhoo d business . "Ou r secre t recip e (whic h i s n o secret ) fo r workin g togethe r i s tha t w e understan d eac h other . I lov e musi c also. " O n 34 hour s o f slee p a night , Horac e .mad e i t throug h man y o f th e earl y year s whe n the y wer e buildin g thei r business . "Thi s ne w plac e go t pai d fo r prett y fast, " h e says . "I t i s a pleasur e t o b e abl e t o work. " H e say s tha t hi s favorit e foo d i s conch . "It' s brai n food. " Hi s favorit e dis h is.th e cracke d conc h — whic h i s natura l conc h wit h a batte r o n it , droppe d i n oi l t o puf f up . I t i s als o tenderize d (cracked) . TH E LIGHT S o f Christma s twinkl e wher e the y hav e bee n tosse d upo n th e bougainvillea , Outsid e th e newl y bricke d Petroni a stil l th e mos t livel y stree t i n Ke y Wes t — greet s me . Acros s fro m th e Conc h Shop , th e Communit y Cleaner s i s jumping . I thin k abou t cooking , hear t an d soul , an d determin e t o d o better . MOTHE R A T TH E BA R AFTE R TH E PURCHASE , w e thre e manueve r dow n Duva l Stree t — Mother , a tiny , aged , inscrutabl e lady , flanke d b y grandso n an d daughter , Budd y an d me . Mothe r follow s th e hu m o f talk , th e bi g laugh s an d th e clinkin g glasse s an d priml y place s he r littl e siz e fiv e shoe s unde r a tabl e i n th e whoops-se-doodl e sidewal k bar . Wit h daint y aplomb , sh e nod s regall y t o righ t an d lef t a s thoug h i t wer e a reviva l meetin g a t a brus h arbo r unde r a Wes t Texa s summe r moo n abou t th e tim e tha t Presiden t McKinle y wa s shot . "It' s a bar , Mother. " A WAITRES S present s herself , a well endowe d gir l wit h a T-shir t lettered , "Pra y fo r me ; I pas s o n U.S . 1. " Mothe r raise s he r eye s lik e tw o chip s o f turquois e unde r glas s fro m beneat h he r little , fuzz y pin k ne t bonnet . "It' s peopl e wh o don' t g o home , becaus e the y don' t kno w wha t t o d o whe n the y ge \ there, " sh e comment s enigmatically . Sh e decline s refreshmen t an d scrabble s unde r a table . "Rais e you r foot, " sh e instruct s a startle d drinker , wh o com plies . Sh e triumphantly display s he r find , a colore d pos t card , an d open s on e o f th e tw o purse s sh e alway s carries . OU T COME S he r collection . A rubbe r ban d enclose s he r pos t cards . Pos t card s whic h visitor s t o Ke y Wes t dro p wit h half-writte n messages . Yo u mightn' t believ e tha t upo n suc h a slende r premise , suc h a passionat e hobb y coul d persist . "Th e bes t on e cam e fro m tha t perfum e continued on page 7 TELEPHON E ANSWERIN G SERVIC E TYPIN G & PHOT O COPIE S GIV E U S A RIN G FO R SERVIC E YOU'L L B E MOR E THA N PLEASE D 4-104 4 4-240 0 872-291 5 extraterrestria l clothin g fo r me n & wome n 41 5 green e st . 294-680 1

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. . not chz'tforu&/ Atfvd:, Jfocc. <#L fa jQMx>Cte&ed> Jty Oat M tfenvwaiZ 0 0 / 720ldc£ o?i/&cfecL. v c^ate/u-j Environmenta l Siren s S1 8 DUVA L STREE T / KE Y WEST , FLORID A 3304 0 PALM S & PELICAN S eontinued from page 5 place . But , I foun d anothe r goo d on e i n Dr . Carraway' s waitin g room. " Sh e lovingl y spread s ou t he r colore d bit s o f card s upo n th e table , whic h I hav e sloshed . Mos t o f th e card s ar e pictur e postcar d cliche s suc h a s thos e famou s polydacty l cat s a t Hemingwa y House . Pro m a dar k pictur e fram e o n th e wal l o f th e ope n bar , Hemingwa y look s dow n reproachfully . TW O LOCALS , John , nigh t clu b entertain er , an d John , ciga r salesman , settl e ont o stool s an d plac e orders . "S o I us e ea r plug s s o a s no t t o dis tur b m y wife' s sleep , see ? I g o t o slee p listenin g t o Johnni e Cash . Whe n I wak e thi s morning , the y hav e stole n m y recor d playe r an d cu t m e clea n loose . I stil l ha d th e ea r plug s i n m y ears. " MOTHE R OFFER S fo r viewin g a car d fro m he r collection . I t reads , "Sweetheart Darling , Ji m wen t gone-minde d an d I ha d to... " Th e pla n o f actio n an d Jim' s ultimat e landin g foreve r remai n mysteries . But , a s on e ca n readil y see , thi s i s wha t i s sportin g i n th e collectio n o f uncomplete d pos t cards . ANOTHE R LOCAL , John , hous e painter , cat-foot s ove r t o joi n hi s tw o friends . "Wha t y a say , John. " "Hi , John. " "Yo u there , John. " "To o man y o f th e Apostl e John' s name sake s i n thi s place, " reprove s Mothe r i n th e ton e sh e use d t o hus h thre e littl e student s cleanin g th e blackboard s i n he r one-roo m wester n countr y schoo l hous e i n 1898 . A BAREFOO T stree t gir l enter s an d passe s amon g th e tables , panhandling . A s sh e receive s a contribution , sh e shift s a larg e bab y sh e i s carrying . "Sh e rent s tha t baby, " say s Mother , holdin g u p anothe r car d fro m he r collec tio n . I t reads , "Mee t m e a t th e Monster , whe n th e moo n waxes , unde r th e fa n and... " A dust y hee l mar k obscure s furthe r in ten t o n thi s card . "Foun d i t o n th e floo r o f th e bank, " explain s Mother . M y Perrie r wate r consumed , w e read y fo r departure , an d I loo k abou t fo r Buddy . "He 1 s playin g poo l table, " inform s Mother , tenderl y berthin g he r collectio n i n on e o f he r purses , lik e gol d bar s int o a vault . MraBiddld s CAND Y STOR E AN D IC E CREA M PARLOR J PHOTOGRAPH OF M STREET High old houses smell of wood Cash register rings authority A light green biayole is chained To a black wrought iron fenoe Across an alley between two brick buildings A lady in a blue blouse Blue triangled pattern skirt Blonde hair Talks with her hands They flutter around a bit like birds "Why strain your budget to buy the ear you want?" Asks a sign in the window Of the bank "Why indeed?" replies the bioyole Chained to the fenae A tree spreads its branches Like a green park fountain spray Against the brown brick wall He was watching from a cafe, coffee in his hand While dreaming of an island where the street stops at the sand. by Jody Adams HOMEMAD E KE Y LIM E PI E corne r simonton&firon t a t TH E WHIT E HOUS E offering gourmet natural foods created for the tropics in an atmosphere dedicated to you. Phone : (305 ) 294-468 7 110 0 Duva ! Stree t » Ke y Wes t Ne w i n Key^fest . Florida' s beautifu l resor t islan d no w ha s Florida' s mos t beautifu l resort . I n 1912 , railroa d magnat e Henr \ FLiglc r buil t a n opulent , Spanis h Renaissanc e hotel . No w Marriot t ha s meticulousl y update d thi s storie d vacatio n palace , i n a blen d o f yesterday' s splendo r an d today' s pamperin g luxuries . Location : 1,10 0 fee t o t beachfront . 5 minute s fro m airpor t (join t fare s wit h majo r airline s throug h Miam i o n Ai r Florida) . 25 1 sjues t rooms . Ballroo m an d conferenc e cente r to r u p t o 500 . Specia l features : Beachfront . swimmin g pool , tennis , gif t shop , exercis e room , gam e room . Sailboats . Hobi e Cats , moped s an d bikes , scuba , snorkelin g an d fishin g gea r availabl e a t Inn . Nearb y marinas , golf , charte r boats , sightseeing . Restaurants : Enter tainmen t inTh e Calabash"cocktai l lounge ; Henry' s " restauran t overlookin g ocean ; Su n Su n Hu t "caban a bar . Whe n Marriot t doe s it , the y d o a right . Reynold s Street , o n th e ocean , Ke y West , Florid a 33040 . (305 ) 296-3535 . Fo r reservations , cal l tol l fre e SO0-22S-9290 . CAS A MARIN A INN "

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NO W OPE N 8 A M T O 1 2 MIDNIGH T DAIL Y . BREAKFAS T 8-1 1 A M WEEKDAYS ; 8-NOO N SUNDA Y BEER , WINE , & COCKTAIL S NO W AVAILABL E 31 0 Fron t St. , Ke y West , Florid a D Ph . 294-204 2 CARRIAG E TOUR S OFOL D KEYWES T • H Fre e Parkin g Nearb y * H Traine d Guide s 'J * 45-Minut e Tour s *i 9 A M t o Dar k 4 * N o Appointment s Necessar y + Severa l Carriage s Operatin g -t Rates : $4.00/Adul t $2.00/Childre n unde r 1 2 Ou r tour s originat e an d terminat e fro m th e Presidentia l Gate s a t Carolin e an d Whitehea d Streets . T o ge t ther e tak e Duva l o r White hea d Stree t northbound . Fro m Duva l Stree t mak e a lef t o n Caroline . HORS E & MUL E DRAW N CARRIAG E TOUR S O F OL D KE Y WES T Palmett o Carriag e Work s Ke y West , Florid a f&iSljjp^ ^ jf ^ 0 0 W ;•-:'•:•:• ••-•.':)] y^ Noo n 'ti l 2 a.m . A T TH E SAN ^ MARI A MOTE L (305 1 296-S67 8 140 1 SfMONTO N ST . KE Y WEST , FLORID A note s an d antic-dote s b y Doroth y Rayme r MOM' S TE A TOO M ha d a coz y soun d t o it s title , bu t it , wasn' t everyone' s cu p o f tea . . I n fact , i t wa s on e o f th e bette r know n establishment s fo r prostitution , locate d ou t o n Stoc k Islan d i n a grov e o f pal m trees . Mom' s flourishe d fo r year s an d wa s a favorit e hangou t fo r th e military , eve n thoug h i t ha d bee n declare d offbound s b y th e power s tha t be . Th e structur e looke d quit e sedat e o n th e outside , lik e a turn-of-th e centur y bungalow-farmhous e wit h encirclin g porc h an d a backyard . Ther e wer e n o chicken s o n th e grounds , however ; th e birds'wer e al l insid e an d o f ' a mor e exoti c kind . TRU E O R NOT , ther e wa s a ver y funn y legen d connected . ^wit h th e bawd y house , whic h wa s locate d i n th e immediat e vicinit y o f th e residenc e o f Ke y West' s cit y manager , Dav e King . Th e stor y wen t tha t a visitin g admira l an d hi s lady , fro m Washing ton , D.C. , wen t ou t t o Stoc k Islan d t o pa y a courtes y cal l o n Dav e King . Thei r officia l ca r wa s drive n b y a nav y ma n ne w t o th e area , a t leas t t o Stoc k Islan d an d environs . H e drov e t o Mom' s Te a Roo m instea d o f th e cit y manager' s abode ! H e wa s sen t t o th e doo r o f th e dwellin g wit h a n en grave d car d bearin g th e nam e o f th e visitin g nava l VI P / wit h instruction s t o giv e i t t o th e mai d t o plac e i n th e callin g car d tray . I T WA S REPORTE D tha t th e admirals ' car d wa s late r show n a s evidenc e tha t Mom' s Te a Roo m wa s a n elit e an d accepte d plac e o f assignation . I wa s o n th e staf f o f The Key West Citizen when , I reporte d fo r wor k earl y i n th e mornin g o f Januar y 6 , 1952 . Publishe r Norma n Artma n notifie d m e tha t I ha d a n immediat e assignmen t o n Stoc k Island . Jokingl y I asked , "N o doub t I' m t o g o afte r a stor y abou t Mom' s Te a Room. " An d muc h t o m y surpris e , m y bos s replied , "That' s right. ' Ho w di d yo u guess? " "The n h e tol d me, " a s the y onc e kidde d abou t thos e Worl d Wa r I I educationa l movies . I learne d fast ! THER E WA S A REPOR T o f a murde r a t Mom's , an d I wa s t o g o ou t t o Stoc k Islan d an d ge t th e story . Th e proble m wa s ob tainin g a car . I t wa s suggeste d tha t I ge t i n contac t wit h th e Miami Herald representative , Ado n Taft , an d als o tak e Le w McClain , a free-lanc e photographer , along . Thi s wa s bac k i n th e day s whe n th e Citizen staf f an d resource s fo r transporta tio n wer e limited . I hurrie d ove r t o th e Southernmos t Hote l o n Duva l Stree t t o rous e Taft . H e cam e int o th e lobb y lookin g disgruntled , sinc e i t wa s onl y aroun d 7:3 0 a.m . an d to o earl y fo r hi s usua l as signmen t time . Bu t h e perke d u p whe n I tol d hi m o f th e murde r rumor . I N TH E HOTE L LOBB Y wa s a middle-age d man , somewha t heavy set , wh o wor e hornrimme d glasse s whic h di d no t concea l hi s aler t eyes . He , too , perke d up , al l attentio n whe n h e hear d ou r con versation . H e go t u p fro m hi s chai r an d introduce d himself . "Excus e m e fo r buttin g in, " h e said , "bu t I a m Croswel l Bowa n o f th e New Yorker Magazine. I writ e th e crim e sectio n (th e magazin e ha d on e a t tha t time) , an d I couldn' t hel p over hearin g abou t your'mission . I' m u p earl y t o g o aboar d a shrim p trawler , bu t I thin k a murde r i n a hous e o f ill-fam e woul d b e muc h mor e excitin g an d righ t u p m y alley . Coul d I possibl y trai l alon g wit h you? " S O W E AGREE D t o tak e Bowa n wit h us . Ther e wa s onl y on e draw back . Th e write r wa s ver y lame , an d h e slowe d u s u p a s w e rushe d about . However , h e wa s helpfu l wit h advic e whic h off se t th e handica p somewhat . a O u . Designe r Clothe s Scot t Barr y Will ! Smith . Caro l Hor n Mart a Salvador i 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 11 1 duva l st . • ph . 294-592 9 ope n 7 day s 10:30-9:3 0 W e picke d u p McClai n an d hi s camer a first , the n drov e ou t t o Mom' s Te a Room , locate d of f McDonal d Avenu e i n a quie t sec tio n o f th e island . Th e establishment , nestle d i n a grov e o f coconu t palms , wa s shuttere d an d peacefu l a s w e drov e pas t i t tw o o r thre e times , an d the n investigate d th e bac k sectio n o f th e property , whic h wa s als o devoi d o f an y soun d o r movement . TH E ASTUT E New Yorker write r advise d tha t w e see k th e near es t all-nigh t bar , Wylk's , an d d o a littl e advanc e query . "Afte r all, " h e pointe d out , "place s lik e Mom' s don' t ope n a t suc h earl y hours . The y probabl y jus t close d befor e daw n an d everyon e i s asleep. " Th e scoutin g tri p continue d wit h a visi t t o Wylk' s bi g ba r tha t staye d ope n 2 4 hour s aroun d th e clock . Sur e enough , th e bartender , "Micke y Mouse " Rodriguez , ha d informatio n t o impart . H e sai d th e whol e neighborhoo d kne w tha t a gir l name d Rit a wh o wa s employe d a t th e "tea-room " ha d bee n take n t o th e hospita l th e nigh t before , a t abou t hal f pas t nine , bu t tha t sh e hadn' t bee n kille d b y anyone . Sai d Micke y Mouse , "Sh e too k a n overdos e o f sleepin g pills , the y say. " W E MAD E ANOTHE R TRI P t o Mom' s an d parke d aroun d i n th e rea r o f th e premises . Bowa n sai d tha t a woma n migh t gai n admittanc e easie r tha n a man , s o I wa s delegate d t o ventur e th e approac h whil e th e me n staye d i n th e car . I knocke d a t th e bac k entranc e afte r openin g th e scree n doo r o n th e fram e porch . A t th e thir d attemp t a n answe r came . A stocky , gray-haire d ma n opene d th e doo r a fe w inche s an d peere d a t me . H e spotte d th e thre e mal e occupant s o f th e car , size d m e up , an d evidentl y assume d tha t I ha d com e ou t t o th e hous e fo r a . party . At leas t that' s wha t Bowa n sai d afterward . Anyway , h e di d ope n th e woode n doo r furthe r an d I wen t par t wa y int o a roo m tha t wa s th e kitchen . "You'r e a littl e earl y fo r action, " h e said . "I' d lik e t o spea k to,th e ...er...ah...madam e — tha t is , th e manager, " I explained . "She' s asleep , s o yo u can' t tal k t o her . I' m i n charg e righ t now, " th e ma n said . I aske d hi m hi s nam e an d h e grinned . "M y nam e i s H i Mister . Everybod y call s m e tha t — jus t H i Mister. " H E PLASHE D a hug e yello w diamon d o n hi s littl e finge r a s h e wave d hi s han d airil y an d asked , "Jus t wha t di d yo u hav e i n mind ? Mayb e arrangement s coul d b e mad e fo r you r part y late r on. " A t tha t point , Taft , Bowa n an d McClai n pile d ou t o f th e automobile , an d H i Miste r scrutinize d the m a s the y crosse d th e yar d an d cam e towar d th e porch . However , the y neve r go t an y further . H i Miste r sa w McClain' s camer a an d suddenl y realize d w e wer e a pres s party . H e shove d m e backwar d an d nearl y al l th e wa y outside . I stuc k m y foo t i n th e door , though , an d h e couldn' t quit e clos e it . M Y ESCORT S stoo d outside , an d Taf t said , "W e jus t wan t t o tal k t o yo u abou t wha t happene d her e las t night . W e hear d ther e wa s a killing , an d the n w e hear d th e deat h wa s a suicid e o f on e o f th e — a h — employees. " Bowa n bega n th e butterin g up . "Yo u loo k lik e a n intelligen t fellow . Yo u ca n hel p us . Wh y don' t yo u com e ou t o n th e porc h an d giv e u s som e information? " H i Miste r responde d an d walke d out , closin g th e doo r firml y behin d him . "Okay, " h e said , "bu t I reall y don' t kno w muc h abou t th e girl . He r nam e wa s Rit a Rogers , bu t I gues s tha t wa s no t he r rea l monike r becaus e 'sh e wa s Portuguese . Al l I kno w fo r sur e i s tha t sh e i s dead . The y didn' t tak e he r t o 20 8 Dim X S T CUSTO M SANDAL S MAD E I N ON E DA Y • collectible s • nostalgi a • clothin g 53 3 duva l ope n 4 0 am6 p m ph . 294-819 0 >ALAC E NO T JUS T A GROCER Y BU T A SOCIA L CENTE R 52 2 Flemin g St . Ope n 8 a m 7 p m Mon-Sa t Ph . 296-566 3 8 a m 6 p m Sunday s

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1 0 A FUL L SERVIC E BIK E SHO P 120 9 TRUMA N (A T WHITE ) VIKIN G QUEE N SPS S th e hospita l i n a n ambulance . Whe n sh e wa s foun d abou t 9:3 0 p.m. , somebody , neve r min d who , rushe d he r of f t o th e hospita l i n a car . I didn' t kno w i f sh e wa s dea d the n o r not. " H I MISTE R turne d ou t t o b e ver y talk ativ e onc e h e go t started . "Rit a wa s a nervou s type . Quie t an d sor t o f timid . Yo u mus t remembe r sh e wasn' t livin g a norma l life. " A t thi s statemen t Cros wel l Bowa n snorte d an d commented , "That' s a n understatement , you . ca n bet! " "Well , Rit a jus t go t bac k fro m Miam i abou t tw o day s ago , an d sh e kep t moanin g aroun d tha t sh e wante d t o die . Sh e didn' t reall y lik e men . Sh e was" a Thesbian. " "Don' t yo u mea n a lesbian? " I asked . TH E DIAMON D GLITTERE D i n • th e mornin g su n a s H i Miste r gesture d an d shrugged . "Whateve r sh e was , sh e ha d a figh t wit h he r gir l frien d here , an d sh e wa s fe d u p wit h life . Yo u see , sh e ha d t o wor k here , too , i f sh e wante d t o b e wit h he r gir l friend . An d sinc e sh e didn' t g o fo r me n a t all , i t go t t o b e to o muc h fo r her , I guess. " H e gav e som e fina l valuabl e informa tion , revealin g th e nam e o f th e docto r th e gir l ha d calle d i n th e afternoo n o n Sunday . H e sai d tha t Rit a wa s no w at a loca l funera l parlor , wher e w e coul d als o fin d th e ambulanc e drive r wh o ha d brough t he r fro m th e hospital . A T TH E FUNERA L HOME , th e ambulanc e drive r sai d hi s knowledg e wa s limite d an d tha t th e gir l wa s alread y dea d whe n admitte d t o th e emergenc y room , wher e a stomac h pum p ha d bee n use d t o n o avail . Callin g fro m th e funera l parlo r t o th e hospita l wa s frustrating . Th e nurs e said , "Th e gir l yo u spea k o f wa s no t a patien t her e really . Sh e wa s dea d whe n brough t in . Chec k wit h th e funera l home. " Whic h wa s wher e m y cal l wa s bein g made ! \ . ' HOWEVER , th e undertake r wa s mor e co operative . "Th e bod y wa s brough t h,er e SALES , APPRAISAL S PROPERT Y MANAGEMEN T fcONSUELO H . LOSLE V Realto r 294-552 5 RENTALS'294-101 2 MEMBER MULTIPLE LISTING S aroun d 11:3 0 las t night . Whe n I talke d t o th e coroner , h e sai d t o jus t kee p th e corps e an d no t d o anythin g unti l th e deat h certificat e ha s bee n signed , an d tha t h e woul d le t m e kno w whe n i t was . S o abou t midnigh t th e cal l cam e through , _an d th e corone r tol d m e t o g o ahea d an d embalm . I didn' t eve n kno w th e victim' s nam e o r wha t 'funera l arrangement s wer e t o b e made . Somebod y sai d th e woman' s folk s wer e i n Portland , Maine . I hav e th e bod y read y fo r shipment. " H e aske d i f w e woul d lik e t o vie w th e body , an d w e wer e escorte d int o a roo m wher e ther e wa s a wheele d tabl e bearin g a sheet-covere d form . Th e attendan t strippe d dow n th e sheet . Th e uncla d woma n la y i n repos e wit h arm s folde d acros s he r chest . He r feature s wer e aquilin e an d rathe r severe-looking . Th e mout h wa s fir m eve n i n th e finalit y o f death . Th e figur e wa s tri m an d well modeled , abou t fiv e feet , fou r inche s i n length . Th e dar k brow n hai r wa s cu t i n a mannis h bob . A s w e groupe d aroun d th e table , some bod y murmured , "Prett y good-lookin g babe , wasn 1 t she? " W E DROV E OVE R t o Whitehea d Stree t fro m th e funera l hom e t o .discus s th e cas e wit h th e coroner . H e wa s o n th e telephon e whe n th e pres s uni t parade d in , ari d fro m th e tail-en d o f th e one side d conversatio n w e learne d tha t h e wa s i n touc h wit h th e funera l hom e an d ha d bee n alerte d t o ou r arrival . Th e corone r bega n o n a defensiv e note . " I don' t kno w muc h abou t th e affair . You'l l have-to'tal k t o he r physician . H e wa s takin g car e o f thi s woman , an d h e signe d th e deat h certificate . I f thi s i s deeme d a suspiciou s death , the n w e tur n th e cas e ove r t o th e sheriff' s office . Otherwise , it' s jus t routine. " . I WA S BOL D ENOUG H t o questio n this . "Don' t yo u conside r a suicid e a suspi ciou s death , no t routine? " Th e cc.iv;".. ; ;r Ro y Hamlin , hedged . "Can' t 3-~j whethe r thi s deat h i s a sui and-C&fi e • Silve r a Gol d 210B G DuvalSt M • • c Key c Wes t 1 1 1 GALLER Y 4 1 9 RAR E RUG S — TAPESTRIE S ANTIQUE S — WORK S O F AR T 42 1 Simonto n Street , Ke y West , F L 33040 , US A Clif f & Isabe l Adam s Wishin g Yo u a Happ y Me w Year . We'r e jus t a friendly , neighborl y bar,n o flash y souvenirs . Ou r onl y overhea d i s tropica l fis h tanks , coo l cellin g fan s (footbal l fans , too) , & th e murals . Drinkin g fan s lov e ou r 1 5 importe d beers . Wine s & cham pagnes , Englis h dart s & bumpe r pool . No w servin g lunch . TH E SANDCASTL E / Margare t & Southar d Fou r block s eas t o f Duva l cid e o r not . Whateve r sh e die d o f i s o n th e deat h certificate . I haven' t see n it . No w look , I a m a bus y man . Bette r tal k t o he r physician , Dr . Aubre y Hamilton. " A t thi s stag e o f th e gam e I wa s cer tai n w e wer e gettin g th e run-around . Bu t I ha d t o ge t bac k t o th e Citizen t o writ e th e story . M y deadlin e wa s a t noon , an d i t wa s nearin g 1 1 a.m . FINALLY , jus t befor e noo n afte r man y tries , I di d reac h Dr . Hamilto n a t hi s office . H e ha d bee n a physicia n i n th e Chines e army, cam e fro m Uppe r Ne w Yor k State , an d spok e wit h a Britis h accent . I n clipped , precis e tone s h e said , "Yes , I signe d th e deat h certificate . Th e girl , know n a s Rit a Rogers , die d o f a n overdos e o f barbituates . I treate d he r fo r a boi l severa l week s ag o whe n sh e cam e i n fo r he r regula r checku p require d i n he r lin e o f business . Sh e wa s ver y despondent , an d I advise d he r t o ge t awa y fro m he r scen e o f employmen t fo r awhile. " H e paused , the n continue d calmly . " I gav e he r a fe w sleepin g pill s t o quie t he r nerves , bu t certainl y no t enoug h t o har m her ! • I suspect , however , tha t whe n sh e wen t t o Miami , sh e manipu late d th e prescriptio n ove r an d ove r agai n somehow , an d obtaine d mor e barbi tuate s unti l sh e ha d enoug h fo r th e fata l dose . I als o learned , to o late , tha t sh e frequentl y ha d expresse d a deat h wish . Sh e wen t o n a vacation , th e othe r girl s reported , bu t sh e di d no t com e bac k t o se e m e a t thi s office. " TH E DOCTO R EXPLAINE D tha t he.ha d warne d Rit a sh e wa s goin g t o hav e t o underg o surger y fo r a bilatera l ovaria n operatio n eventually . Th e las t tim e sh e wa s i n hi s offic e wa s o n Decembe r 21 ' (1951) , an d h e ha d dresse d th e lance d boil . O n Januar y 6 , 1 9 52 , th e da y Rit a died , sh e calle d th e docto r an d sai d sh e wa s feelin g badl y afte r takin g som e sleepin g pills . Sh e di d no t sa y sh e ha d take n a grea t many , an d th e docto r assume d sh e jus t fel t "dopey. " "After , all , I ha d prescribe d lightly . S o I tol d he r t o tak e a tax i an d com e i n t o th e offic e an d I woul d giv e he r a benzedrin e shot . Thi s wa s aroun d 2 p.m. , an d I wa s entertainin g guest s fo r Sunda y dinner . I t wasn' t unti l te n o'cloc k tha t nigh t tha t I wa s informe d o f he r death . I t seem s sh e ha d collapse d righ t a t th e telephone , an d nobod y wa s u p an d stirrin g a t the , ah , establishmen t a t tha t tim e o f day . Nobod y foun d he r unti l aroun d 9:3 0 p.m. , an d i t wa s to o late. " FIV E DAY S PASSE D befor e Rita' s parent s cam e t o Ke y West.an d claime d thei r daught er' s body . I t wa s learne d the n tha t sh e wa s 2 9 year s old . A s a resul t o f th e newspape r expose , th e nav y authoritie s reall y clampe d dow n an d close d Mom' s Te a Room . Th e buildin g late r burne d t o th e ground . TH E FUL L MOO N SALOO N AN D LUNC H ROO M uume-c i ATE>LWA L T o 3 A.M . Nee d a paperbac k fo r th e beach ? miJM j KE Y WES T Th e lates t bestselle r fo r a friend ? ISLAN D Persona l attentio n t o specia l orders . BOO R STOR E ST . KE Y WES T

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1 2 editoria l b y Bil l Westra y FKAA . PIPELIN E CONTINUE D JUS T BEFOR E Christma s th e Florid a Key s •Aqueduc t Authorit y (FKAA ) confirme d b y resolutio n it s inten t t o conduc t a ref erendu m electio n o n Tuesday , Februar y 6 , 1979 , t o secur e approva l o f Monro e Count y voter s fo r a $53,225,00 0 loa n an d revenu e bon d issu e t o financ e a ne w 130-mil e pipe lin e fro m Florid a Cit y t o Ke y West . Th e 5 percen t loa n ha s bee n approve d b y th e Farmer s Hom e Administratio n (FmHA ) o f th e U.S . Departmen t o f Agricultur e bu t require s vote r approva l befor e implemen tation . I n it s editoria l i n December , Solarea Bill gav e man y o f th e financia l an d physica l fact s concernin g thi s proposal , an d expresse d som e concern s abou t th e philosoph y fo r developmen t o f ne w pipe lin e capacity , a s wel l a s raisin g ques tion s abou t th e projecte d cost s an d in com e estimate s involve d i n payin g of f th e loan . Ou r concern s an d question s persis t an d hav e no t bee n resolved , an d a s w e delve d deepe r int o th e subject , additiona l concern s an d question s arose . W E NO W BELIEV E tha t th e pipelin e a s planne d woul d hav e significantl y greate r capacit y tha n required , whic h woul d ad d t o th e constructio n an d loa n cost,ian d whic h woul d becom e th e primar y catalys t fo r accelerated , poorl y controlle d de velopmen t o f th e entir e Florid a Keys . W E AR E CONCERNE D tha t a latera l 12" 16 " pipeline , par t o f th e mai n project , northwar d fro m th e junctio n o f U.S . 1 an d Car d Soun d Roa d throug h Ke y Larg o t o Ocea n Reef , i s bein g contrive d t o permi t explosiv e developmen t o f th e ex tensiv e an d sensitiv e hardwoo d hammock s o f Ke y Largo . W E AR E CONCERNE D tha t projecte d sav ing s an d operatin g budge t estimate s wit h th e ne w pipelin e ar e no t realistic , an d tha t th e projec t wil l i n fac t caus e a substantia l increas e i n wate r rates . W E AR E CONCERNE D tha t th e pipelin e projec t doe s nothin g t o correc t problem s o f zer o wate r pressur e a t man y o f th e cluste r development s alon g th e lengt h o f th e Keys , whic h i s cause d b y lac k o f storag e capacit y an d old , deteriorate d an d inadequat e distributio n lines . W E AR E CONCERNE D tha t alternat e plan s hav e no t bee n develope d fo r a wellfiel d sourc e othe r tha n Florid a Cit y i n vie w o f th e highl y questionabl e abilit y o f th e Biscayn e Aquife r a t tha t locatio n t o continu e t o provid e potabl e water . W E AR E CONCERNE D tha t n o consideratio n ha s bee n give n t o th e impac t o f th e pos sibl e ne w 4 MG D (millio n gallon s pe r day ) desalinatio n plan t bein g considere d fo r Ke y Wes t b y th e U.S . Departmen t o f Interior , utilizin g wast e hea t fro m th e Cit y Electri c Syste m (CES ) 3 7 megawat t generatin g plan t a t Stoc k Island . I F TH E EXPLOSIV E developmen t w e visual iz e shoul d occu r a s a resul t o f essential l y unlimite d amount s o f water./'from'th e ne w pipeline , w e believ e tha t th e cos t o f expandin g othe r essentia l service s woul d becom e catastrophicall y expensiv e t o presen t taxpayers . W E AR E CONCERNE D tha t th e referendu m languag e wil l b e to o genera l an d insuf ficientl y restrictive , s o tha t onc e ap proved , th e voter s woul d exercis e n o furthe r contro l ove r futur e development . I N TH E FOLLOWING , w e wil l elaborat e o n th e factor s enumerate d above . TH E PIPELIN E siz e whic h FKA A i s plan nin g t o buil d wit h th e $5 3 millio n FmH A loa n i s 36-inc h diamete r fro m Florid a Cit y t o Tavernier , 3 0-inc h fro m Tavernie r t o Marathon , an d 24-inc h th e res t o f th e wa y t o Ke y West , altogethe r abou t 630,00 0 linea r feet , no t countin g 69,40 0 fee t o f bridg e crossings . FKA A Executiv e Directo r Claud e Gehma n ha s sai d tha t h e expect s t o pum p 10.1 7 MG D o f wate r ou t o f Florid a Cit y durin g th e firs t yea r o f operatio n i n 1982 , an d tha t wit h th e planne d 36"-30"-24 " configuratio n h e coul d pum p 13. 5 MG D fro m Florid a Cit y t o Tavernie r an d delive r 6 MG D t o Ke y Wes t a t 3 0 pound s pe r squar e inc h (PSI ) withou t a n intermediat e pumpin g station . 13. 5 MG D i s th e maximu m productio n pre sentl y allowe d t o FKA A b y th e Sout h Florid a Wate r Managemen t District . However , th e 36"-30"-24 " pipelin e wa s designe d b y th e engineerin g fir m o f Black , Cros s an d Eidnes s (BC&E ) t o carr y abou t 19. 5 MG D usin g tw o intermediat e pumpin g station s a s originall y planned . . I t coul d carr y abou t 3 0 MG D i n th e larg es t segmen t i f operate d a t th e pressure s (30 0 PSI ) an d flo w rat e ( 7 fee t pe r sec on d FPS ) tha t th e ol d 18-inc h lin e i s bein g use d a t today . Th e norma l usag e o f wate r i n the_ _ Florid a Key s i s abou t 10 0 gallon s p'e r da y pe r person . Thu s 1 0 MG D i s th e nomina l averag e requiremen t fo r 100,00 0 people . 13. 5 MG D woul d suppor t abou t 135,00 0 persons , abou t doubl e th e pre sen t population , an d 19. 5 MG D woul d sup por t nearl y 200,000 . I f th e propose d 36"-3CT"-24 " lin e wer e built , .th e large r capacitie s suggeste d coul d b e achieve d b y th e simpl e additio n of , o r activatio n an d modificatio n o f existin g pumpin g stations . Othe r tha n thei r righ t t o elec t member s t o th e Aque duc t Authority , th e voter s o f Monro e County , afte r approvin g th e upcomin g referendum , woul d hav e n o furthe r con tro l o r sa y i n th e matter . INCLUDE D I N th e overal l pla n i s a pla n t o buil d a ne w 16"-12 " diamete r lin e northwar d throug h Ke y Larg o t o WING , GOURME T BURGER S FLEETBURGE R 1.6 8 Ou r Generou s Siz e Fres h groun d SUPE R BURGE R wit h choic e o f American , Swiss , Ched dar , Provolon e o r Mozzarell a Chees e . . ' 1.9 2 EXCALIBU R 1.9 2 Toppe d wit h mushrooms , pepper s an d onions . CORONAD O 1.9 2 Toppe d wit h blu e chees e an d bacon . VENTUR A 1.9 2 Toppe d wit h a mountai n o f mushrooms . INVADE R .".1.9 2 Marinate d overnigh t i n ou r specia l teriyak i sauc e toppe d wit h pineapple . CATALIN A 1.9 2 Baco n an d choic e o f cheese . LIBERATO R 1.9 2 Smothere d i n Mozzarell a chees e an d tomat o sauce . DAKOT A 1.9 2 A mountai n o f chil i an d choppe d onion . NOMA D 1.9 2 Toppe d wit h ou r secre t recip e bar-b-qu e sauc e an d choppe d onion . LETTUCE , TOMAT O AN D ONIO N .... . .2 4 Extr a TAK E OU T ORDER S 'AVAILABL E — LUNC H AN D DINNE R SPECIALTIE S SOU P O F TH E DA Y 6 2 Homemad e an d pipin g hot . TOSSE D SALA D 8 1 OL D FAVORITE S CHUNK Y CHIL I 1.2 8 Chock-ful l o f groun d bee f an d chil i bean s toppe d wit h onion s an d chedda r cheese . UMBOFRAN K 1.5 4 Bit e th e BI G One! A jumb o bee f frankfurte r serve d o n ou r fres h bake d bun. B-BQ BEE F 2.3 0 Selec t tende r slice s o f bee f i n ou r secre t recip e bar-b-qu e sauc e serve d o n a specia l bun. ROAS T POR K 2.3 0 Ho t roaste d por k shave d thi n i n ou r swee t & sou r sauc e o n a fres h bake d bun . NO W OPE N 1 1 A M t o 5 A M A LITTL E O N TH E SIDE ? FRENC H FRIE S 4 8 ONIO N RING S 8 6 FRIEDZUCCIN I 1.5 3 FRIE D GREE N PEPPE R RING S 1.5 3 \ J DESSER T DELIGHT S PLEAS E AS K TELEGRAP H LAN E (NEX T T O CAPT . TONY'S ) Ocea n Reef . Th e presen t populatio n o f thi s are a i s abou t 185 0 persons , an d a requiremen t i s projecte d b y BC& E a t 25 0 gallon s pe r da y fo r eac h o f 80 0 dwellin g unit s o r 200,00 0 gallon s pe r day . How ever , th e lin e propose d coul d handl e 2 MG D throug h th e 12-inc h sectio n an d ove r 3. 5 MG D pe r da y throug h th e 16-inc h sec tio n a t nomina l flo w rate s ( 4 FPS ) . Directo r Gehma n talk s o f sellin g 1 MG D o f wate r i n 1982 , fiv e time s th e averag e deman d today . Thi s are a contain s mos t o f th e re mainin g hardwoo d hammock s i n th e Florid a Keys . W e hav e see n a numbe r o f attempt s t o exploi t thi s beautifu l lan d b y large , well-finance d developers , an d w e ar e frightene d an d shocke d tha t someon e i s contemplatin g a populatio n explosio n t o 10,000 , 2j),00 0 an d eve n 35,00 0 person s i n Ke y Larg o alone . I N AL L IT S publi c presentations , FKAA . talk s abou t saving s o f $3,499,00 0 pe r yea r fro m th e ne w pipelin e a s follows : Desa l shutdow n $1,718,00 0 R.O . shutdow n 319,00 0 Pum p station s shutdow n 681,00 0 Bon d saving s 781,00 0 TOTA L ANNUA L SAVING S $3,499,00 0 THES E SAVINGS , balance d agains t th e $53. 2 millio n loa n • repaymen t cos t o f $3,155,40 3 annuall y fo r 3 8 years , shoul d produc e ne t annua l saving s o f $343,597 , accordin g t o FKAA . W e fee l tha t FKA A ha s oversimplifie d th e arithmeti c o f th e problem . W e firs t compare d th e theoretica l Initia l Operatin g Budge t fo r 1 9 7 9 whic h FKA A submitte d t o FmH A i n Jul y 1 9 78 , wit h th e actua l 197 9 budge t whic h th e FKA A boar d approve d a t th e sam e time . Th e firs t submitte d t o FmH A showe d incom e o f $7,725,30 3 versu s expense s o f $7,136,79 3 fo r a surplu s o f $588,510 . Th e actua l budge t showe d incom e o f $9,030,66 6 versu s expense s totallin g $9,915,20 7 fo r a " defi ci t o f $884,54 1 t o b e mad e u p fro m th e Reserv e maintenanc e fund . Thi s wa s a differenc e o f almos t $1. 5 millio n betwee n th e 197 9 theoretica l an d actua l budgets . Becaus e o f thi s variance , w e di d a detaile d analysi s o f th e 198 2 (planne d firs t yea r o f ne w pipelin e operation ) budge t estimat e submitte d t o FmH A versu s ou r ow n budge t estimat e prepare d fro m FKA A 197 8 financia l reports , 197 8 an d 197 9 budgets , an d othe r availabl e finan cia l data . I n it s submissio n t o FmHA , FKA A estimate d 1 9 8 2 incom e a t $8,084,38 8 an d expense s a t $7,533,49 0 fo r a surplu s o r profi t o f $555,890 . Presumably , thi s . projecte d surplu s i s th e basi s fo r a promise d rat e reduction . W e calculate d tha t th e FKA A budge t wa s base d o n sale s o f 7. 2 MG D o f water . Thi s migh t see m t o allo w a reductio n o f abou t $0. 2 6/ M (pe r thousan d gallons ) t o a rat e o f abou t $3.30/ M wit h n o fue l adjustment . How ever , whe n w e prepare d ou r 1 9 8 2 budge t fo r sale s o f 7 MGD , w e calculate d expense s a t $11,517,978 , whic h resulte d i n a brea k eve n wate r rat e o f $5.22/M , a n increas e o f $1.66/M . W e fel t projecte d sale s o f 7 MG D migh t b e to o high , s o w e calculate d cost s fo r sale s o f 6. 5 MGD , whic h w e fel t wa s mor e realistic . Fo r this , expense s wer e $11,332,500 , an d th e require d wate r rat e wa s $5.63/M . W e calculate d tha t t o sel l 8 MG D woul d cos t $1,888,93 5 fo r a rat e o f $4.58/M . ' • Durin g ou r meetin g wit h Gehma n an d hi s Comptroller , Ji m Baker , o n Novembe r 28th , w e aske d i f the y coul d explai n th e differenc e betwee n thei r 1 9 8 2 esti mat e an d ours . The y aske d fo r tim e t o analyz e ou r estimate , an d w e provide d the m a cop y o f ou r firs t draft . Whe n w e checke d wit h Comptrolle r Bake r o n Decembe r 21st , h e advise d tha t h e ha d no t ha d tim e t o complet e a comparison . Ou t o f curiosity , w e calculate d wha t effec t th e los s o f th e $130 0 pe r mete r developmen t charg e migh t hav e o n wate r rates . W e calculate d tha t los s o f de 1 3 velopmen t charg e revenu e woul d increas e rate s b y $0.1 6 t o $0.2 0 pe r thousan d gallons . DURIN G A PRESENTATIO N b y Directo r Gehma n o n Novembe r 11 , 1978 , man y ques tion s wer e aske d abou t lo w o r zer o wate r pressur e a t man y intermediat e housin g development s alon g th e Key s betwee n Ke y Larg o an d Ke y West . Gehma n explaine d tha t thes e problem s wer e mainl y caused , no t b y th e pipeline , bu t b y th e man y old , inadequat e distributio n lines . Gehma n describe d th e man y mile s o f rusted , bent , two-inc h galvanize d pip e whic h la y abov e ground , parallelin g road s an d bridgin g ditches . "W e hav e tw o 7-ma n crew s work in g o n distributio n lin e replacement , continuously, " h e related . FKA A spend s abou t $750,00 0 pe r yea r o n this effort , whic h include s th e ap proximatel y $450,00 0 collecte d i n de velopmen t fees . Th e ne w pipelin e wil l no t correc t th e Middl e an d Lowe r Key s wate r pressur e problems / Gehma n admitted . I n additio n t o th e nee d fo r ne w dis tributio n lines , mor e storag e tank s i n mor e strategi c locations , an d mor e con stan t pressur e distributio n pump s ar e needed . Thes e facilitie s ar e als o not included i n th e $53. 2 millio n pipelin e project . I N A CUSTOME R newslette r maile d t o wate r user s i n Februar y 1977 , FKA A wrote , "Bu t th e bigges t gambl e i s tha t n o on e know s whethe r th e aquife r wil l stan d th e pumpin g o f 1 3 MG D an d a grea t dea l mor e b y th e yea r 2000 . I f sal t wate r intrusio n occurs , thi s entir e investmen t wil l b e waste d an d w e stil l hav e t o pa y of f th e bon d indebtedness. " I n a meetin g wit h Claud e Gehma n i n mid-November , th e write r asked , "Wha t studie s have"bee n don e abou t alternat e source s t o Florid a Cit y fo r th e FKA A wellfield? " Th e repl y wa s tha t non e ha d bee n don e b y o r o n behal f o f FKAA . Geh ma n sai d tha t h e watche d th e sal t wate r i s becomin g Large r facilities , mor e service s • DISCOUN T BOOK S W e carr y a wid e variet y o f hardback s mos t o f the m discounte d fro m lis t price . Ou r paperbac k selectio n i s on e o f th e larges t i n town . • BOOKSWAP ™ Brin g i n you r use d paperback s an d we'l l giv e yo u credi t coupon s goo d o n an y boo k i n th e shop . • BOO K FINDER ™ Fas t specia l orde r acces s t o ove r on e millio n books . • GIVE-A-BOO K Gif t certificate s redeemabl e a t hundred s o f bookstore s acros s th e country . •CARD S W e hav e th e wides t selectio n o f fin e qualit y not e card s i n Ol d Town . Als o uniqu e pos t cards , calendar s an d stationery . • GAME S Backgammon , chess , playin g cards , etc . • MAI L ORDE R SERVIC E W e mai l al l ove r th e world . • PUBLISHER S W e ar e publisher s o f KE Y WEST : TH E LAS T RESOR T an d TH E MAP , a s wel l a s a uniqu e lin e o f not e cards . " . . , th e mos t complet e guide boo k eve r publishe d abou t Ke y Wes t . . .th e authenti c loca l Baedeker . Eve n permanen t resident s wil l b e enlightene d b y th e detaile d informatio n . . . make s a perfec t gif t a s wel l a s a souvenir. " -Doroth y Raymer , Solari s Hil l " . . . a tell-it-like-it-i s boo k tha t double s a s a'guid e fo r tourist s an d a surviva l ki t fo r locals... " -Fit z McAden , Miam i Heral d " . . .serve s a s a n invaluabl e resourc e fo r tourist s b y fillin g the m i n o n sightseein g opportunities , bot h th e "in " place s an d th e offbea t place s the y migh t no t fin d o n thei r own . . . .choc k ful l of . . .interestin g faet s abou t th e island , sur e t o inter es t no t onl y th e touris t bu t islan d resident s a s well. " -Bett y Williams , Ke y Wes t Citize n : &> Lr-IM^LMJULK ^ ©D O ON E BLOC K O f f DUVA L St . CljesM 8Of\/\6S Jt T?6TO// OF S fj/fd 0/AY fjT£ P

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1 4 intrusio n line , an d tha t i t seeme d t o b e n o furthe r inlan d towar d Florid a Cit y toda y tha n i t wa s a fe w year s ago . W e hav e studie d th e proble m o f Sout h Florid a potabl e wate r supplie s fo r a numbe r o f years . Whil e exper t opinio n i s divide d o n thi s subject , i t i s no t a proble m t o b e ignored . Th e sever e drought s o f 197 2 an d 197 3 cause d a num be r o f wel l failure s a t Homestea d Ai r Forc e Bas e nearby , an d thes e well s hav e no t recovered . U p t o 2 5 year s i s th e estimate d tim e fo r a sal t wate r contami nate d wel l t o recove r a s a sourc e o f fres h water . Numerou s othe r Sout h Flor id a communitie s hav e experience d sal t wate r an d ha d t o abando n wells . W e ar e no w pumpin g abou t 6 MG D plu s servic e wate r ou t o f ou r wellfield . W e propos e t o double , the n tripl e this , whic h wil l caus e th e con e o f influenc e t o expan d horizontall y i n al l direction s includin g seaward . W e d o no t believ e tha t thi s proble m ca n b e dismisse d with ou t seriou s an d continuin g study , includ in g location , cos t an d feasibilit y o f alternat e wellfiel d sites . ACCORDIN G T O GEHMAN , FKA A expecte d a decisio n o n th e sit e selectio n fo r a ne w demonstratio n desalinatio n plan t o n • Decembe r 12th . However , th e decisio n o n thi s wil l b e mad e b y Secretar y o f Interio r Ceci l Andru s an d wil l probabl y no t b e forthcomin g unti l abou t Januar y 1st . Fe w detail s hav e bee n mad e publi c abou t thi s project . Presumably , i t i s a pilo t demonstratio n plant , utilizin g wast e hea t from,th e condense r elemen t o f th e CE S stea m turbin e plan t o n Stoc k Island . I t shoul d produc e abou t 4 MG D o f fres h wate r fro m seawate r b y th e dis tillatio n process . Cos t o f constructio n woul d presumabl y b e born e b y th e Depart • men t o f Interior . Presumably , FKA A woul d pa y operatin g costs , bu t fue l cost s fo r evaporatio n woul d b e eliminated . I f th e desa l plan t provide d a reliabl e sourc e o f 4 MG D o f fres h water , th e pipelin e woul d not nee d t o transpor t 6 MG D fro m Florid a Cit y t o Ke y West . Quit e possibl y th e 24-inc h lin e fro m TH E DEC K Fres h Quich e Dail y Fres h Shrim p Dail y Escargot s Ke y Lim e Tar t Plu s regula r menu s fo r lunc h OPE N 11:3 0 4:0 0 Monda y Saturda y (Close d Sunday ) CHE F REN A BORE L 12 4 DUVA L PH . 294-767 7 Maratho n t o Ke y Wes t coul d b e reduce d i n siz e o r eliminate d altogether , wit h fund s thu s save d bein g partiall y use d t o rehabilitat e tha t portio n o f th e ol d 18-inc h line . Certainly , n o intelligen t decisio n o n th e Lowe r an d Middl e Key s portion s o f th e ne w pipelin e coul d b e mad e unti l th e desa l plan t decisio n i s made . MAN Y O F .U S i n th e conservation'move men t hav e lon g hel d th e opinio n tha t th e unlimite d availabilit y o f fres h wate r ,i n th e Key s woul d spar k rapi d overdevelop men t an d a populatio n explosion . Thi s opinio n i s know n t o be. , share d b y urba n an d regiona l planner s i n th e Sout h Flor id a Regiona l Plannin g Counci l an d man y others . Th e FKA A pipelin e engineer s (BC&E ) state d i n thei r report , "W e an ticipat e th e availabilit y o f wate r wil l b e a catalys t t o th e growt h fo r 1978 1988. " . I t ha s becom e well-establishe d b y studie s b y th e Miam i University " Institut e o f Urba n Studie s an d other s tha t rapi d development , wit h it s attendan t populatio n growth , quickl y overload s an d overtaxe s existin g service s an d cause s quantu m jump s i n ta x o r servic e rate s t o provid e th e essentia l services . Fo r example , accordin g t o th e Monro e Count y Plannin g Department , becaus e o f relativel y recen t poo r plannin g an d con trol s , septi c tan k sewag e disposa l ha s becom e extensivel y inadequate , an d w e no w nee d $66,000,00 0 wort h o f ne w sewer s a t publi c expense , whic h shoul d hav e bee n provide d b y developers . Th e Cit y o f Ke y Wes t need s a n additiona l $36,000,00 0 i n sewag e collectio n an d treatmen t facili ties , fo r a tota l o f ove r $100,000,00 0 to,mee t today' s needs . I f w e doubl e ou r wate r consumption , wil l tha t doubl e ou r sewe r needs ? W e hav e bee n talkin g abou t $3 3 mil lio n i n CE S syste m expansion . Soli d wast e disposa l i s anothe r multi-millio n dolla r problem . The n ther e ar e roads , bridges , schools , parks , telephones , fir e an d polic e protection , healt h ser vices , an d o n an d on . Who pays? A shor t whil e ago , th e Departmen t o f Complet e you r casua l lifestyl e wit h a Ho t Tub , waterbed , hammock , lightin g an d ar t fro m Souther n Comfor t Waterbe d Island . 52 2 Duva l St . Ke y Wes t (305 ) 294-226 0 Interio r complete d compute r simulatio n model s fo r th e cos t o f essentia l ser vice s fo r th e Florid a Keys . W e hav e ac ces s t o thes e studie s an d ha d hope d t o b e abl e t o quantif y servic e cos t in crease s b y compute r simulatio n fo r thi s edition . I t no w appear s tha t i t wil l b e mid-Januar y befor e th e result s ar e available . W e expec t t o hav e the m fo r ou r Februar y edition . CONCLUSION S W E BELIEV E tha t th e pipelin e projec t shoul d b e scale d dow n b y on e pip e siz e (36 " t o 30" ) betwee n Florid a Cit y an d Tavernier , an d tha t th e Ke y Larg o latera l shoul d b e reduce d o r dropped . I f th e pilo t desa l plan t i s decide d fo r Ke y West , th e Tavernie r t o Ke y Wes t pipelin e segment s shoul d b e restudied . Regardles s o f th e desa l plan t decision , w e believ e tha t th e ultimat e capacit y o f th e pipelin e shoul d b e reduce d t o minimiz e th e catalyti c effec t o f a n ove r abundanc e o f water . W e believ e tha t th e saving s achieve d throug h pipelin e siz e reduction , whic h coul d b e a s muc h a s $11-$1 2 million , shoul d b e partiall y applie d t o a mor e rapi d rehabilitatio n o f th e distributio n syste m an d expansio n o f th e storag e an d pumpin g systems , an d mad e part o f th e loa n plan . W e believ e tha t th e possibilit y o f sal t wate r intrusio n t o th e Florid a Cit y wellfiel d shoul d b e studied , an d definit e contingenc y plan s mad e fo r re locatin g th e wellfield . W e believ e tha t th e projecte d operat in g cos t o f th e ne w pipelin e an d facili tie s shoul d b e carefull y gon e ove r an d th e result s wel l publicized . W e believ e that , i f necessary , th e referendu m electio n shoul d b e delaye d unti l al l th e restud y an d decision s hav e bee n made . Whe n th e referendu m i s of fere d t o th e voter s fo r approval , i t shoul d stat e definitel y wha t i s t o b e buil t an d wha t th e maximu m capacit y o f th e pipelin e migh t be . rx t 1 5 TH E AQUARIU M Gree n Turtle s Shark s Eel s LARG E SELECTIO N ^_ _ Reef"Tropica l Fis h Dail y shar k feedin g 3 pnr i 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 n u yo u won' t believ e you r eyes ! LA J 4 4 •4

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r 1 6 RESTRURfln T OPE N 6:3 0 A M TI L 1 0 P M PHON E 294-9279 MALONE Y AVE . & 4t h AVE . ACROS S FRO M BOYD' S 1 Ib . T-Bon e Stea k Ba r B Qu e Ribs , Chicke n & Por k Shrimp , Oyster s & Scallop s Ho t Corne d Bee f & Pastram i Cone y Islan d Frenc h Frie s • Bee r & Win e • Complet e Breakfas t • Homemad e Chil i • Conc h Chowde r & Fritter s SUR F & TUR F $6.9 5 • LOBSTE R DINNE R W E COO K YOU R PIS H 42 5 FRONT STREET Ol d To W Squar e , jtaiida HOB S ARMSTRON G •11Y L FLOORIN G C ASIPiTIN G du d RUG S CUSTO M SLI P COVER S aiif S ORAPEHBI S W E MA Y LOO K EXPENSIV E BU T COMPAR E OU R PRICE S You r Complet e Professiona l Interio r Decoratin g Servic e IM S WHIT E ST . 294-127 8 o o Custom Carpentr y GirYjerbrmr J Driftw<3o d Harciwoct' " Furnitur e Repai r Caroline. Ke y Plaz a UNDSiNiWOWMIBSIil P 296-691 2 U S PIN ® TH I Plu s ou r ful l lin e o f colorfu l varietie s o f bird s an d fis h We do dog and cat grooming "Th e Pul l Servic e Pe t Sfere " Chambe r Squabbl e b y Mac k Dryde n TI M MILLE R i s th e presiden t o f th e Ke y Wes t Chambe r o f Commerce . DAVI D HORA N i s th e presiden t o f th e Ke y Wes t Chambe r o f Commerce . EAC H ACCUSE S th e othe r o f lying , flag rantl y violatin g chambe r by-laws , an d dictatoria l powe r tactics . Neithe r be lieve s th e other' s organizatio n represent s th e island' s busines s community . A s yo u rea d this , a ver y intens e white colla r wa r i s bein g wage d i n th e streets , court s an d livin g room s o f Ke y West . Un lik e man y inter-organizationa l disputes , thi s on e i s particularl y interestin g be caus e i t i s a figh t t o th e death . It ap pear s inevitabl e tha t th e fla g o f on e o f th e Ke y Wes t Chamber s o f Commerc e i s goin g t o b e trample d b y th e victoriou s side . Mille r an d Hora n agre e tha t ther e ca n b e onl y on e organizatio n wit h tha t name . TEE' SITUATION — A larg e percentag e o f th e membershi p o f th e chambe r expresse d thei r dissatisfactio n wit h th e wa y thing s wer e bein g ru n abou t a yea r ago . A grou p o f boar d member s secretl y place d a n a d i n th e Wall Street Journal solicitin g ap plication s fo r th e jo b o f executiv e vic e president , a positio n the n an d no w hel d b y Larr y Rogers . Afte r th e bean s ha d bee n spille d th e sword s rattled , th e Boar d o f Director s vote d 117 t o fir e Rogers . Th e decisio n wa s put t o referendu m (illegally , Hora n claims) , an d th e membershi p reinstate d hi m 123-106 . Th e vot e graphicall y illustrate d th e dee p divisio n withi n th e chamber . The n cam e th e Resor t Ta x issue , whic h polar ize d th e tw o group s eve n more . Th e argu ment s fo r an d agains t becam e bitte r per sona l attacks . Th e chambe r wa s tearin g itsel f apart . TH E DEAT H o f chambe r presiden t Bill y Appelrout h i n lat e Septembe r wa s a turn in g point . Ti m Mille r (genera l manage r o f th e Conc h Train ) ascende d t o th e presi denc y and , accordin g t o Horan , immediatel y dissolve d ever y committe e Appelrout h ha d appointed , includin g th e officers ' nomi natin g committe e chaire d b y Horan . Miller ' nex t majo r mov e wa s t o dismis s si x direct or s — Hora n include d — fro m th e boar d o n th e ground s tha t thei r attendanc e re cord s constitute d resignation . H e gav e the m n o avenu e o f appeal . Horan , a well-know n attorne y whos e client s includ e Treasur e Salvors , Inc . , an d severa l larg e shrimpin g firms , sue d Mille r an d Roger s fo r reinstatement . Thei r attorne y aske d fo r dismissa l o f th e sui t becaus e th e chambe r i s a n "unincor porate d association, " jus t lik e th e Knit tin g Clu b an d th e Eato n Stree t Sluggers . Sui t dismissed . TH E NEX T EPISOD E i s a delicat e on e aroun d whic h man y futur e cour t argument s wil l revolve . Hora n an d 1 3 other s i n hi s cam p signe d incorporatio n papers , pro cesse d the m a t th e stat e level , an d of ficiall y becam e th e Ke y Wes t Chambe r o f Commerce , an d — jus t t o b e sur e — th e Greate r Ke y Wes t Chambe r o f Commerce . The y hav e no w begu n solicitin g member s unde r th e latte r name , infuriatin g Miller , Rogers , e t al . Les s tha n thre e month s earlier / Hora n ha d tol d th e boar d a t a meetin g tha t al thoug h th e Ke y Wes t Chambe r o f Commerc e ha d bee n operatin g unde r tha t nam e sinc e 1918 , a 195 9 la w require d tha t al l non profi t corporation s b e registere d wit h th e stat e t o retai n thei r corporat e identity . Th e chambe r ha d incorporate d unde r th e WILI.IH M Th e owne r i s i n th e stor e 60 0 DUVA L STREE T KE Y WEST . FLORID A 3304 0 MEMBE R AMERICA N GE M SOCIET Y JI M PICKIN G Prescription s Fille d Lenstt l Duplicate d • Repair ? Specialize d Sunglasse s Th e Ke y Wes t Opticia n 81 7 Ptacoc k Plaza , Seiratow n • Ph . 7H-HU count y only . A motio n wa s passe d t o fil e th e papers , an d Hora n volunteere d t o d o it . • " I a m no t makin g thi s int o a press in g matter, " Appelrout h tol d Horan . "D o i t a t you r convenience. " I t becam e convenien t afte r th e "mid nigh t massacre " o f si x boar d member s slashe d th e fe w thread s holdin g th e tw o faction s together . MILLER' S CAM P i s no w accusin g Hora n o f malfeasanc e an d sai d there' s a chanc e he'l l b e strippe d o f hi s licens e t o prac tic e law . Hora n sai d Appelrout h calle d hi m a t 4:3 0 p.m . th e da y h e die d an d aske d Hora n t o b e th e :hea d o f th e officer s selectio n committee , Hora n sai d Appelrout h ha d als o "bee n priv y t o conversations " concernin g th e possibilit y o f formin g a ne w chamber , an d ha d tol d hi m t o "hol d off " o n incorporatin g th e chambe r a s earl y a s Jul y an d August . Man y peopl e don' t believ e Horan . "I f there' s on e thin g Bill y Appelrout h neve r was", " sai d Miller , "it' s a quitter . H e woul d neve r giv e up. " Th e "new " chambe r i s a t thi s writin g a pape r organizatio n consistin g o f 1 4 origina l incorporator s wit h bi g plans . Th e "old " chambe r ha s a buildin g an d pai d employes , i s recognize d b y th e county , stat e an d natio n a s Th e Ke y Wes t Chambe r o f Commerce , an d it s executiv e vic e presi den t Larr y Roger s i s o n th e stat e chambe r o f commerc e boar d o f directors . I t als o ha s 35 0 members . . O N TH E SURFACE , i t woul d appea r tha t th e "splinter " grou p i s doome d b y th e shee r magnitud e o f it s rival . Bu t whe n on e consider s th e peopl e wh o joine d th e rebe l group , th e adag e abou t killin g th e hea d an d th e bod y dyin g come s t o mind . Eleve n o f th e 1 4 incorporator s o f th e "new " chambe r wer e o n th e 21-membe r boar d o f director s o f th e "old " chambe r i n 1978 . Fiv e o f the m wer e pas t presidents . The y wer e leaders, electe d a t larg e b y th e membership . TH E GROU P include s Joh n Koeni g o f th e BilS' s MUFFLE R SHO P Van s RV' s Econom y muffler s Toyota s & Truck s a Specialt y 2 0 year s experienc e . "OU R BUSINES S I S EXHAUSTING " BankAmericjir d Maste r Charg e 80 0 SIMONTO N STREE T 294-210 5 Com e i n fo r fre e estimat e Membe r o f Ih e Belte r Bu&ines s Burea u FRE E INSTALLATIO N AL L MUFFLER S AJEWELRY^BOUTIQU E HAN D CARVE D PIN K CORA L • RAR E & EXOTI C SHEL L JEWELR Y SILVE R CREATION S • 14 K • G.F . •' I ENAME L FANTASIE S • •-1DEC O DESIGN S • Ke y Wes t Stat e Ban k (a n institutio n tha t neve r joine d th e "old " chamber) ; Rober t Dio n an d To m Sawye r o f th e Firs t Federa l Saving s an d Loa n Associatio n o f th e Flor id a Keys ; Utilit y Boar d chairma n an d presiden t o f th e Florid a Key s Broadcast in g Company , Gayl e Swofford ; Fran k Top pin o an d Jo e Pinde r o f Charle s Toppin o an d Sons , Inc . , th e larges t constructio n compan y sout h o f Miami j Bil l Johnso n o f Ke y Wes t Han d Prin t Fabrics; Marg o Golan , manage r o f th e Ke y West Holida y Inn ; Dr . J.J . Scarlet t an d Dr . Phi l Dobert ; well know n merchant s Jac k Smith , A l Brown , an d Berni e Traub ; an d Horan , wh o i s pres ident . CA N TH E NE W GROU P survive ? "W e hav e th e backin g o f th e backbon e o f th e com munity, " sai d Jo e Pinder . "W e weren' t wante d i n th e othe r on e s o we'r e goin g t o wor k fo r th e ne w one. " "Th e ne w on e i s comin g fro m th e ol d one , s o i t ha s a prett y larg e foothold, " sai d Swofford . "W e hav e a substantial , goo d start . I definitel y thin k mos t o f th e busines s communit y realize s w e nee d a dynami c chamber . W e can' t jus t si t her e a s a chambe r of,commerc e an d answe r mail . I thin k tw o organization s coul d survive , bu t I thin k our s wil l gro w a s a chambe r an d th e othe r on e coul d ge t int o jus t promotin g tourism. " MILLE R BEG S t o differ . "The , chambe r o f commerc e shoul d b e th e best-ru n busi nes s i n th e communit y becaus e yo u hav e th e to p busines s peopl e runnin g it, " h e said . "We'l l out-perfor m them , we'l l out-recrui t them , we'l l jus t hav e t o out-d o the m a t everything . We'r e workin g fo r th e community , an d i f i t benefit s th e communit y i t benefit s us . Selfishnes s neve r benefit s a chamber. " A PAS T CHAMBE R PRESIDEN T wh o decline d t o b e identifie d sai d o f Horan' s group, "The y won' t mak e it . They'l l hav e t o hir e somebody , se t u p a n office , ge t a lo t o f stuf f printed . I thin k whe n pinc h continued on page 42 Lunck-D i 1 7 Mutintt Seafoo d Restauran t & Ra w Ba r BEER&WIN E Serving... Broile d Lobster , Ston e Cra b (i n season ) Frie d Shrimp , Oysters , Scallop s Fis h Stuffe d wit h Cra b Oyster s an d Clam s o n th e Hal f Shel l Steame d Shrim p — Cor n o n th e Co b Conc h Chowde r — Coric h fritter s Salads.an d Sandwiche s Ope n fo r Breakfas t Ope n Mort . Sat . 7am.to9fim . 132DUVALS I 294-060 5 AWK&JLV AN D 3EL L USE P GUfyflS HARM0N1CA 5 IN-fHl i Keys ! • N Treasur e j^tii p AfocJiQ Coin Sales Tak e a guide d tou r o l a 168-foo L Spanis h treasur e galleo n buil t b y Treasur e Salvors , Inc . o f Ke y West , th e world' s larges t treasur e huntin g organization . Se e wha t lif e aboar d shi p wa s lik e i n th e 1600's . Se c som e o f the,treasur e tha t ha s bee n foun d i n Florid a waters . Se e th e cannon s fro m th e "Nucttr a Senor a _ d e Atocha " whic h san k i n 162 2 of f Ke y West . Sh e carrie d a carg o ' value d a t ove r 10 0 millio n dollars . Se e th e technique s Treasur e Salvor s U usin g t o recove r her'gold , silve r an d gems . WRECKER S WHAR F 63 3 Fron t Stree t MONSTE R H0 0 FRONT ! KE Y WES T

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1 8 HOURS : 6:3 0 A M t o 10:0 0 P M Countr y Breakfas t Sala d Boa t Steak s • Seafoo d Famil y Price s f&c Coffee is back! DAY S INN . The Place To Stay at the end of the day 8 0 Mote l Room s • 3 5 Apartment s Phon e [305 ] 294-374 2 foU-frei e [800 ] 241-919 1 38S 2 N . Roosevel t Blvd . Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 MADEMOISELL E Antique & Designers Clothing Harbo r Hous e 42 3 Fron t Street , Ke y Wes t Sno w Jok e writte n an d illustrate d b y Am y Le e d e Po o THER E I S SOMETHIN G ver y appealin g abou t th e coo l sid e o f a house . Growin g u p i n Ke y Wes t i s quit e unique , i f no t fo r th e location , the n fo r th e wa y house s mus t b e buil t s o clos e togethe r becaus e o f th e lac k o f spac e an d fo r protectio n agains t hurricanes . Th e coo l sid e o f ou r hous e o n De y Stree t wa s alway s m y favor it e spo t t o pla y whe n I wa s si x year s old . I f on e face d th e hous e fro m th e street , the n th e smal l pat h o n th e lef t wa s th e sid e tha t receive d onl y th e mornin g sun shine , an d fo r th e res t o f th e da y i t woul d remai n foreve r shaded , dam p an d mysticall y alluring . Ther e were'quit e a fe w larg e snow-on-the-mountai n bushe s growin g there , th e one s wit h th e oval shape d leave s wit h pur e whit e blotche s tha t looke d exactl y lik e rea l sno w ha d falle n o n them . FO R SOM E STRANG E REASON , a particula r kin d o f caterpilla r — th e inch-wor m — seeme d t o prefe r thes e bushe s an d neve r se t foo t o n the " neighborin g aralias , hibiscu s o r Turk' s caps , a fac t tha t al way s -puzzle d m e a s a child . I woul d cap tur e thes e innocuou s worm s an d make , the m star t a t th e botto m o f th e snow-on-the mountai n bus h an d preten d the y wer e climb in g expeditions.makin g thei r wa y u p th e Matterhor n o r som e othe r stee p clim b lik e Solare s Hil l o r th e courthous e steps . Alon g toward s th e bac k o f th e hous e ther e wa s a smal l spigo t an d tabl e wher e m y mothe r washe d ou t th e kitche n mop . I t wa s her e tha t I ha d th e mos t fu n pre tendin g t o coo k an d pla y hous e a s mos t littl e girl s do . I wa s quit e the.seriou s coo k an d ver y well-behave d fo r suc h a n energeti c si x yea r old ! ON E SATURDA Y MORNIN G i n lat e sprin g I was , a s usual , settin g u p m y moc k kitche n o n th e ricket y littl e table , assemblin g whateve r cas t of f pan s an d utensil s m y mothe r woul d giv e m e an d decidin g wha t RE D BALLOO N MESSAG E SERVIC E YOU R BUSINES S & PERSONA L MESSAGE S TAKE N 24MRS . 2 4 HR . ACCES S T O YOU R MESSAGES . N O PHON E COMPAN Y CHARGES . 4-558 6 delicac y I coul d conjur e u p wit h th e vegetatio n a t hand . Havin g tire d o f th e sam e ol d palm-fron d sala d an d mar l sou p wit h papay a blossoms , I decide d t o scou t aroun d th e kitche n an d se e i f ther e migh t b e somethin g lyin g aroun d tha t woul d len d a littl e authenticit y t o m y schedule d gran d dessert . mwr WIED wit h TH E WATE R SPOR T PEOPL E PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION SCUBA ... SAILING .. . SWIMMING Locate d a t th e Su n & Sar i Motet 50 8 Sout h Stree t Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 305-296-561 2 M Y MOTHE R wa s alway s bus y paintin g i n th e morning , s o I ha d a prett y eas y tim e o f takin g wha t I wante d withou t havin g t o explai n t o he r m y need s o r intentions . A s i t happened , ther e wa s n o cornmea l o r suga r lyin g about , whic h woul d hav e prett y wel l suffice d a s a n exoti c additio n t o an y recipe . Bu t ther e o n th e counte r wa s a large , bran d ne w bottl e o f Ivor y Liqui d ,Dishwashin g Soap . Knowin g ho w muc h lathe r ! coul d b e worke d u p fro m jus t a plai n ol d bar o f Ivory , I immediatel y deduce d tha t a froth y substitut e fo r whippe d crea m coul d b e mad e wit h th e hel p o f a n eg g beater . Ho w lusciou s tha t woul d loo k o n a pin e con e cake ! FIRS T MAKIN G SUR E m y mothe r wa s har d a t wor k wit h a t leas t two pain t brushe s i n he r mout h an d a fe w i n he r han d (bein g th e considerat e chil d tha t I was ) I grabbe d th e bottl e o f Ivory , th e eg g beate r an d a small , dee p bow l an d returne d t o m y kitchen , wil d wit h anticipatio n o f th e incipien t culinar y glory . I squeeze d abou t a quarte r o f a cu p int o th e bow l an d looke d a t i t fo r a moment . O h heck , I thought , jus t a da b more , an d wit h that , gav e a goo d lon g health y squeeze . I bega n t o vigorousl y bea t th e content s o f th e bow l an d t o m y unmitigate d ecstas y th e Ivory Liqui d bega n t o transfor m int o th e purest , creamiest , whitest , fluffies t concoction . thi s sid e o f Howar d Johnson's . I t wa s mor e tha n m y frai l hear t coul d stand I Whil e I wa s standin g i n dee p raptur e a t th e sigh t o f thi s marvelou s creatio n I notice d a poundin g nois e comin g fro m th e brick s i n fron t o f th e house . Tha t coul d onl y mea n on e thin g — m y yea r younge r siste r Marth a wa s drivin g nail s again . Imagine , occupyin g yoursel f fo r hours wit h jus t a hamme r an d a bo x o f penn y nails . Well , bein g a mos t charit abl e perso n a t heart , an d wantin g t o shar e m y ne w discover y wit h her , I walke d ou t t o th e fron t brick s t o invit e he r t o m y kitchen . "SAY , MARTHA , ho w woul d yo u lik e to _ 1 9 I 'i I Cop t BOB f 6 RESTAURAN T Fres h daily , righi-frotn-the-ocean SEAFOO D \ Ra w Oyster s Shrim p Steame d i n Bee r Conc h Chowde r Lobste r & Turtl e Stea k 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 se e wha t I jus t made? " "Nope. " "Listen , yo u won' t believ e it . Com e qu i ck. " . "Nope. " (Sh e neve r wa s bi g o n conversation. ) I continued , "Com e on girl , thi s i s you r chanc e i n a lifetime . Pu t dow n tha t hamme r an d com e wit h me . I've got to sho w yo u something. " "No . I' m busy. " WELL , A T THI S MOMENT , I jus t can' t sa y wha t possesse d m e t o d o this , but , a s I recall , th e frustratio n o f suc h a blanke t rejectio n mus t hav e gotte n th e bette r o f m y Christia n soul . "Martha , you'l l never gues s wha t Bell e jus t brough t over ! (Bell e i s ou r grand mother. ) A whole bowl of whipped ereaml" Marth a stoppe d hammerin g an d looke d up . He r dirt y chi n wa s set , bu t I coul d se e a glimme r o f interes t i n he r eyes , foo d bein g he r othe r preoccupation . I bega n t o ge t int o th e spiri t o f i t now . "That' s right , sh e mad e strawberr y shortcak e las t nigh t an d ha d al l thi s whippe d crea m lef t ove r an d decide d t o giv e i t t o us . Isn' t tha t great?" Marth a pu t th e hamme r dow n an d starte d t o ge t up . I helpe d her , sinc e he r grim y underwea r wer e alway s loos e an d fallin g down , whic h mad e movin g wit h an y swift nes s ou t o f th e question . "Well, " sh e said , "le t m e se e it. " THI S I S WHE N I le d m y dea r gullibl e littl e siste r dow n th e garde n path , s o t o speak . I hurrie d i n fron t o f her , th e bushe s hittin g m e i n th e fac e a s I rushe d t o pic k u p th e bow l befor e sh e coul d in spec t i t to o carefull y o r ge t a n identi fyin g whif f o f th e contents . Ah , m y firs t tast e test , I gleefull y thought . A S I THIN K BACK , I coul d onl y hav e gotte n carrie d awa y b y m y ow n feveris h sale s pitc h t o hav e gon e throug h wit h wha t I wa s abou t t o do . Yo u see , a naught y though t hardl y eve r crosse d m y mind; muc h les s di d I hav e th e actua l gal l t o do somethin g reproachable . OPE N FO R DINNE R Monda y • Sunda y 6:0 0 -11:0 0 STAN CANOE 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 Se e th e Key s a s th e Indian s di d A rar e experienc e .. . PE R PERSO N P.O . BO X 6 2 BI G PIN E KEY , FLORID A 3304 3 O R PHON E -2620 Ernes t Hemingwa y Hom e an d Museu m A RegUtsrs d Notiona l Histori c Landmar k Thi j Sit e Posjesje t Exceptiona l Valu e t n Commemoratin g o r Illustratin g Th e Histor y o f Th e Units d State s OPE N DAIL Y 9:0 0 A.M . t o 5:0 0 P.M . 90 7 WHITEHEA D STREE T KE Y WEST , FLA . ADMISSIO N $1.5 0 CHILDRE N 50c TELEPHONES : 296-581 1 o r 294-157 5 A leisurel y tou r o f th e hom e an d garden s o f th e tqt a Nobe l Prli e Winner , Eine M Heminowoy . Th e hom e wa s buil t i n Spanis h Colonia l Styl e o f nativ e rocl c hew n fro m th e grounds ^ wit h furnishings , rugs , tile , chandelier s brough t b y th e Her/iina way s fro m Spain , Afric a an d Cuba . Luxuriant , exoti c plant s an d tree s er e fro m al l ove r th e world , i t wa s her e tha t Mr . Heminjwo y wrot e Fo r Who m th e Bel l Tolls , Gf.'e n HH U o f Africa , A Farewel l t o Ami , Th e Fift h Column , Th e Snow s o f Kilimanjaro , an d Th e Mocombe r Affoir . Mr . H.roin S woi r • « th e firs t importan t write * t o discove r an d mak e Ke y We* 1 **• * hone . H e owne d th e hon e frog i 193 1 t o 1961 . Caver s 0r » Act s Includin g Poo f An d Gusi t Hous e Brin g You r Camor a F w furthe r informatle n c«H«c t Bernle e ftlekion, 9Q 7 WhltvHea e Sr .

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2 1 Grandm a Thompson' s To y Stor e FIN E HANDCRAFTE D TOY S 11 1 DUVA L nexttotheRoseTatto o . • 294-300 5 FEATURING NORTHEASTERN STYLE SANDWICHES 10:30A.M. till 1AM. 7DAYS NOW OPEN SANDWIC H SHO P 60 1 DUVA L # 3 I spoone d u p a dollo p an d swirle d i t attractivel y t o mak e i t a s appealin g a s th e pictur e o n a bo x o f Drea m Whip . I hel d i t u p fo r on e tantalizin g second , jus t ou t o f he r rang e o f smell . (He r nos e wa s alway s stuffe d u p anyway , no w tha t I thin k o f it. ) Craftil y I hel d back . "Ar e yo u sure you want some"?" HE R EYE S OPENE D WID E a t th e sigh t o f al l tha t whippe d crea m an d he r mout h bega n t o twitch . ninety-nine-and-forty-four-one-hundredth s percen t pur e soa p reacte d wit h th e highl y sensitiv e palat e o f a fiv e yea r ol d pab lu m gourmet . The n th e screamin g starte d an d wa s i t eve r bloodcurdling ! MARTH A TOO K OF F i n th e directio n o f m y mother' s studio , an d I wa s reasonabl y astut e i n th e assumptio n tha t I ha d onl y second s t o was h awa y th e evidenc e o f m y sin . Wha t I faile d t o tak e int o accoun t wa s th e fac t tha t m y mothe r ha s a n un usuall y over-develope d materna l instinct , "Yo u really wan t t o tast e it? " B y no w th e gapin g motion s o f he r mout h assure d m e tha t sh e did . I dutifull y fe d m y siste r wha t sh e wa s s o obviousl y hungr y for , bu t I wa s no t prepare d fo r th e ensuin g spra y I go t righ t i n th e fac e whe n th e an d a t th e firs t shrie k ou t o f Martha' s mout h sh e wa s alread y o n he r wa y toward s th e origi n o f he r distresse d cries . "Amy 1 . What have you done to your sister? Why is she drooling like that?" I looked , an d Marth a indee d wa s no t a Handmad e shoes , sandals , belts , bags , vests , hat s .. . an d gol d an d silve r jewelry . Custom orders in leather and jewelry are a specialty. OPE N 11-1 1 294-086 9 111C DUVA L (NEX T T O ROS E TATTOO ) 'The only Key West leather and jewelry shop with the personal touch" IN TH E HEAR T O F OU 3 TOW N DESIGN S B Y BO B STOR Y TH E FINES T I N FRESH , DRIE D AN D SILK-aOWER S FO R EVER Y OCCASION . > ? ALS O GREE N AN D FLOWERIN G PLANTS . FRES H FLOWE R SPECIAL S DAILY. 1 FRE E DELIVER Y I N KE Y WEST . plu s W E NO W WIR E FLOWERS , TOO ! 294-972 7 1 0 A M 6 P M • 4 L A PLAC E 11 1 DUVA L STREET . KE Y WES T 4 I prett y sight . He r fac e wa s al l re d an d swolle n fro m cryin g an d sh e wa s salivat in g al l ove r th e plac e du e t o th e unsavor y propertie s o f Ivor y Soap . Ther e wa s n o poin t i n denyin g it . I confessed . I GO T tw o goo d soun d whack s an d wa s mad e t o stan d i n th e corne r wit h m y nos e Dust and wind and peliaan Poet's kin are fishermen Coffee 's hot and work is hard Jewfish frying in the lard. Fish don't eome out and men keep trying Mend net and keep their hopes from dying Sun is hidden, wind is cold Those once young are growing old. i n th e crac k fo r on e whol e hour . However , i t wa s no t al l tha t bad . I coul d stil l snea k look s ou t th e windo w an d se e th e inch-worm s makin g thei r wa y deli catel y throug h th e leave s o f th e beautifu l snow-on-the-mountai n bushes , clos e m y eyes , an d drea m o f th e Himalaya s o r th e Mat terhor n o r Solare s Hill . Dust and wind and peliaan. Poet's kin are fishermen Boat like' a horse held high goes prancing Sunlight on th.e waves is dancing Bank of gulls swarm in the sky Like an airborne school of fish swim by. Dust and wind and pelican Poet's kin are fishermen Sun bak-es down as nets lie piled Lobster traps stacked pile on pile Paydays only when we aatah 'em Pull those nets on back and patch 'em. Sun and wind and peliaan Poet's kin are fishermen Women wonder where their men are Empty arms that close on thin air Keep your faith because you have to Eow'd one start on this long path to Sun and wind and pelican Poet's kin to fishermen. by Jody Adams CHRISTIA N SCIENC E A churcf e servic e ful l o f stirrin g ne w ideas . (An d warm , friendl y people. ) A Sunda y Schoo l a plac e t o gro w A Readin g Roo m ful l o f revolutionar y ne w Ideas . (An d helpful , encouragin g books. ) An d a Wednesda y testimon y meetin g wher e th e healin g powe r o f thes e new-ol d idea s i s told , an d peopl e ca n giv e thei r thank s t o God . No w tha t we'v e introduce d ourselve s we' d lov e t o hav e yo u com e an d shar e wit h u s .. . an y tim e yo u can . Firs t Churc h o f Christ , Scientis t 32 7 Elizabet h St . Sunda y Servic e an d Sunda y Schoo l 11:0 0 a.m . (Infan t car e provided ) Wednesda y evenin g meeting s 8:0 0 p.m . Readin g Roo m i n Churc h Buildin g Dail y excep t Sunda y an d Holiday s 12:0 0 noo n t o 4:0 0 p.m . Al l are welcom e I a sungkas s emporiu m 434duvalst . 294-032 9 Th e larges t selectio n o f sunglasse s i n th e Florid a Key s DAIL Y SPECIAL S Wher e Yo u Ge t Goo d Valu e Ever y Da y SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 A M T O 3 P M Lunc h ... ..... $1.2 9 Choic e o f Chicken , Shrimp , Fis h o r Hamburge r Choic e o t Fr . Fries , Mashe d Potatoes , Cor n o r Sala d SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 A M T O 1 0 P M Hamburge r Deluxe... . $1.6 5 Quarter-Poun d Burge r o n a Toaste d Bun , wit h Col e Sla w an d Fr . Frie s SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 A M T O 1 0 P M Chicke n Dinne r .. . $1.8 5 Wit h Col e Slaw , Fr . Frie s o r Mashe d Potatoes , Rol l an d Hone y SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 T O 1 0 P M Fis h Dinne r $2.1 9 Wit h Col e Slaw , Fr . Frie s o r Mashe d Potatoes , Roll , an d Tarta r o r Cocktai l Sauc e DININ G ROO M — TAKEOU T SERVIC E EAT IN UNLIMITE D TAKE OUT family 110 2 Ke y Plata , U S » 1 Ph . 234-220 4 ,: t

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1 2 3 Landlord s Spea k b y Sheldo n Ramsdel l S Jean-Loui s d'Heill y I N "A N OPE N LETTE R T o Th e Busines s Communit y o f Greate r Ke y West " advertise d i n The Key West Citizen o f 2 4 December , 1 9 78 , b y th e incorporator s o f th e Greate r Ke y Wes t Chambe r o f Commerce , Inc. , on e o f th e questions"pose d is : "Wher e ar e yo u goin g t o fin d competen t employee s fo r you r busines s i f the y can' t affor d th e ren t o n thi s island? " Som e Ke y Wes t landlord s respon d t o thi s dilemm a b y say ing , "It' s th e renter' s responsibilit y t o se t th e prices . Whe n h e (th e renter ) take s ou t hi s walle t an d pay s th e askin g price , h e sets : a precedent. " An d s o i t goes . O F COURS E landlord s experienc e prob lem s wit h tenants . Ther e ar e tvj o group s o f tenant s —thos e tha t ren t seasonall y an d thos e tha t ren t yea r round . Seasona l apartment s ar e usuall y rente d furnished . Landlord s repor t tha t man y tenant s giv e th e propert y n o consideratio n what soever . . "Som e peopl e eve n want mai d service. " Damage s an d clean-u p cos t land lord s thei r profits . Man y owner s tr y t o ge t th e maximu m amoun t o f retur n o n thei r apartment s an d furnishings . Ther e i s th e additiona l proble m o f seasona l tenant s cras h padding . Joh n Thomson , a Ke y Wes t landlor d fo r som e 3 0 years , said , "I'v e ha d som e fine , fin e tenants , bu t nevertheles s on e tenan t turne d hi s apartmen t int o a cras h pad . People sleepin g o n th e porch , o n th e law n an d i n vans . It' s wea r an d tea r o n th e property ; the y neve r see m t o thin k o f that . On e mornin g I go t u p o n m y ti n roo f a t 9 a.m . I starte d t o hamme r away . Well , som e gu y i n a sleepin g ba g yell s a t m e t o shu t up . I gav e hi m an d al l o f th e other s jus t one-hal f hour , t o ge t out. 1 " -EMERGENCIE S SEE M t o b e alway s sprun g o n landlords . Thomso n reporte d a n experienc e wit h a n apartmen t fire . "I t wa s a col d Christmas , an d th e tenant s turne d o n th e electri c ove n an d al l fou r to p burner s ful l blas t t o ge t warm . Th e resultin g hea t melte d th e plasti c fus e holder s an d everythin g wen t off . Th e fus e bo x start e d t o smoke , s o th e tenant s calle d th e fir e department . The n th e tenant s cam e t o se e m e wher e I wa s eatin g breakfas t a t a nearb y restauran t t o tel l m e tha t the y ha d n o electricity! " Thomso n believe s al l utilitie s shoul d b e o n separat e meters . Th e installatio n i s a n expensiv e proposition , especiall y water , bu t i t i s believe d tha t tenant s wil l b e mor e pruden t i n th e us e o f thei r utilitie s i f the y ar e payin g th e bills. , ABSENTE E LANDLORD S fin d seasona l rent in g ver y popular , report s Sar a Coo k o f Ol d Tow n Realty . Furnishe d seasona l apartment s ar e hig h price d durin g on e par t o f th e yea r an d inexpensiv e durin g th e of f season . Thi s result s i n peopl e movin g i n an d out . An d th e landlor d usuall y lose s severa l month s ren t a t bot h th e en d an d th e beginnin g o f th e season . On e landlor d wh o rent s t o seasona l workin g peopl e claim s tha t the y ar e mor e ap t t o ri p a n apartmen t off . Th e land lord , wh o wishe s t o remai n anonymous , said , " I use d t o ren t furnishe d apart ments , bu t no w I hav e stoppe d th e prac tice , excep t fo r peopl e I kno w an d trust. " Whe n th e Goodwil l stor e wa s ope n h e coul d cheapl y furnis h hi s apartments . " I can' t d o i t anymore, " h e found . Thi s landlor d claim s tha t h e wa s no t intereste d i n profi t fro m rentals . H e mad e a retur n o n th e sal e o f property . "I f i t (th e rental ) pay s m y taxes , insuranc e an d payment s o n th e buildin g I' m happy. " ANOTHE R LANDLOR D pointe d ou t tha t peo pl e hav e becom e awar e o f th e valu e o f livin g i n Ke y West , an d th e resultin g deman d fo r housin g ha s pushe d rent s up . H e fel t tha t othe r majo r consideration s fo r risin g rent s wer e th e increase d ex o_/ g , o south wand £ amQfs&es wtns ay/sit tome' in town, icmffcm In>/fay west 7&p We a ® pense s o f water , electricity , material s (fo r repai r an d maintenanc e o f buildings ) , hig h mortgag e payment s an d th e heft y boos t i n taxe s — al l thi s couple d wit h th e dollar' s declin e i n value . On e landlor d said , "Wit h this.ne w as sessmen t m y taxe s doubled: 1 1 Prio r t o th e ne w assessment , taxe s o n hi s propert y wer e equa l t o on e an d one-hal f th e gros s monthl y renta l income . H e said , "I t no w mean s i t take s thre e month s ren t t o equa l m y taxes . I t doesn' t mea n I a m goin g t o increas e m y rents. ' I a m goin g t o ab sor b it. " Man y landlord s wil l loo k a t th e taxe s versu s ren t an d doubl e th e rent. " ALMOS T AL L o f thos e interviewe d fel t tha t rent s ha d gon e beyon d reason . Joh n Thomso n said , " I thin k tha t rent s ar e ver y hig h now. " Jillia n Springstea d o f th e Ol d Islan d Realt y said , "Th e wag e syste m doe s no t suppor t th e hig h rent s tha t ar e asked. " Sar a Coo k sometime s foun d tha t sh e "fel t lik e a n emotiona l punchin g bag " betwee n th e landlord s an d tenants . A s propert y manager s fo r rent al s a t Ol d Tow n Realty , Sar a an d Jil l ar e i n th e middl e dealin g wit h bot h parties . The y tr y t o accommodat e everyone , bu t fin d i t a "damne d i f yo u d o an d damne d i f yo u don't " situation . The y tr y t o brin g th e tw o partie s togethe r t o agre e o n a fai r ren t price . Whe n th e owne r ask s to o much , "We'l l tal k hi m down, " say s Sara . HIG H RENTAL S increas e th e numbe r o f eviction s an d tensio n betwee n landlor d an d tenant . Mos t Ke y Wes t landlord s d o no t g o throug h th e lega l evictio n pro cess . A s ther e ar e fe w lease s i n effect , mos t eviction s ar e informa l i n nature . On e landlor d sai d tha t h e ha s neve r legal l y evicte d tenants . "I'v e tol d peopl e t o ge t ou t an d the y did . A lega l evic tio n i s s o difficult . M y lawye r tol d m e no t t o tr y it. " Th e landlor d start s th e proces s b y filin g fo r evictio n wit h th e count y cour t an d pay s a filin g fe e o f $3 5 an d a $1 2 servic e charg e i f th e sherif f serve s th e notice . Th e landlor d ca n serv e th e no tic e himsel f wit h a witness . SECURIT Y DEPOSIT S als o caus e frictio n betwee n landlor d an d tenant . Man y time s th e securit y deposi t i s misunderstood . A securit y deposi t i s not applicabl e toward s rent . I t i s use d fo r repair s o f damag e an d clean-u p costs . " I ge t firs t an d las t month' s ren t an d a $10 0 securit y deposit, " say s Do n Sparks , a landlor d fo r seventee n year s i n Ke y Wes t an d Philadelphia . WIT H MAN Y ABSENTE E OWNER S Sar a an d Jil l ar e calle d upo n t o chec k ou t renta l propertie s an d mak e fina l judgement s re gardin g securit y deposits . The y the n hol d a portio n o f th e securit y becaus e o f damages . "Peopl e d o no t realiz e abou t securit y deposits , an d the y don' t realiz e th e damag e tha t ca n b e don e t o a dwelling. " Th e securit y deposi t i s no t th e las t month' s rent . VARIOU S SOLUTION S ar e propose d b y differen t landlords . Joh n Thomso n be lieves , "W e nee d a 'bedroom ' communit y fo r Ke y West , lik e Stoc k Islan d o r Bi g Coppit t Key. " Other s fee l tha t goo d yea r roun d tenant s ar e th e bes t bet . "Giv e u s a goo d soli d yea r roun d tenan t an d w e ar e happy, " sa y Sar a an d Jill . "Yo u hav e t o b e stric t o r a tenan t wil l wal k al l ove r you , an d yo u hav e t o b e a goo d judg e o f character, " find s Do n Sparks . Bu t a s som e landlord s say , "Ther e ar e landlord s an d ther e ar e landlords. " An d so , i n man y case s ther e ar e tenant s an d the n ther e ar e tenants . Many , landlord s fin d themselve s i n n o wi n situations . The y ar e caugh t i n th e squeez e o f highe r taxes , materials , labo r an d genera l in flation . Last month, Solare s Hil l presented the tenants ' point of view. Next month, we'll explore possible solutions to the venting crisis. ffl L A CACHETT E contemporar y abstrac t ar t b y appointmen t te l 29 6 315 6 TOY S an d THING S Upstairs At the Harbor House Arcade Front Street, Key West 1 Tropica l Alo e t o sooth e an d nouris h you r ski n .. . A crisp , clea n scent , blende d wit h mil d cleanser s i n thi s gentl e liqui d scru b mak e you r bathtim e a grea t time ! Perfec t fo r dr y o r sensitiv e skin . B e soft , smooth, , an d touchable . You'l l reall y enjo y Ke y West 9 Gulfstrea m Blu e Bod y Was h wit h Aloe , 52 4 FRON T STREE T KE Y WEST , FLORID A 3304 0 Repertor y Compan y 197 9 SEASO N TICKE T .SERIE S SEA T NUMBE R Januar y 3 0 Februar y 3 SUDDENL Y LAS T SUMME R Februar y 2 0 Februar y 2 4 TH E QNADIGE S FRAULEI N Marc h 13-Marc h 1 7 a t th e Sa n Carlo t Oper a Hous e iTh e Repertor y Compan y 197 9 SEflSO N TICKE T . SERIE S SEA T NUMBE R TH E GLAS S MENAGERI E Januar y 3 0 — Februar y 3 SUDDENL Y LASTSUM M Februar y 2 0 — Februa r -' C t$J0!?iy Compan y TEBSO N TICKE T .SERIE S SEA T NUMBE R TH E GLAS S MENAGERI E Januar y 3 0 — Februar y 3 SUDDENL Y LAS T SUMME R Februar y 2 0 — Februar y 2 4 TH E GNADIGE S FRAULEI N Marc h 13-Marc h 1 7 a t th e Sa n Carlo s Oper a Hous e )Th e Repertory Compan y 197 9 SEflSO N TICKE T TH E GLAS S MENAGERI E Januar y 30 — Februar y 3 SUDDENL Y LAS T SUMME R Februar y 2 0 Februar y 2 4 TH E GNADIGE S FRAULEI N Marc h 13-Marc h 1 7 "1 1

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2 4 b y Joh n Helie n illustrate d b y Wal t Hyl a W E WAITE D unti l late r i n th e seaso n thi s yea r t o mak e ou r annua l excursio n t o th e hom e tur f o f th e Dolphins . Fo r th e pas t fe w year s fou r o f u s hav e gon e u p th e roa d a t leas t onc e a seaso n t o se e ou r brute s pitte d agains t on e o f thei r twenty-seve n adversarie s i n th e Nationa l Footbal l League . Goin g b y ca r t o Miam i i s neve r a picnic , bu t o n a n earl y Sunda y morning , wit h th e expectatio n o f a wel l playe d gam e an d th e palpabl e electricit y engendere d b y biase d crowds , w e heade d north . Th e fou r hou r journe y wa s while d awa y b y discussion s abou t th e upcomin g gam e an d b y observin g th e changin g fac e o f th e Keys . Ever y yea r ther e ar e ne w ad dition s t o th e clustere d roadsid e o f U.S . 1 . Non e o f u s make s th e driv e ver y often , s o ne w condominium s wer e pointe d ou t wit h grunt s o f dissentio n an d disbelievin g scowl s worth y o f fou r ten-yea r resident s wh o hav e see n th e Key s becom e a s elbow to-elbo w a s th e seat s w e woul d soo n squeez e int o a t th e O.B . HAVIN G DEVELOPE D somewha t o f a n un state d ritua l i n ou r yearl y visi t t o Miami , w e reache d th e loomin g presenc e o f th e O.B . wel l ahea d o f gam e tim e an d spen t th e obligator y fiftee n minute s . scourin g th e largel y residentia l neigh borhood s surroundin g th e stadiu m fo r a fre e parkin g space . Thoroughl y thwarte d .a t eac h possibl e spac e b y sign s warning , "N o parkin g durin g O.B . event s — car s towe d a t owner' s expense, " w e opte d fo r a saf e spo t o n th e law n o f a fift y thou san d dolla r hom e whos e owner , a s al l own er s o f home s wit h groome d lawn s aroun d th e Bow l do , wa s hawkin g stationar y spac e fo r a quote d pric e o f thre e dollar s a car . Havin g gon e t o schoo l i n previou s year s o n th e poin t o f parking , w e wisel y pai d fou r dollar s t o th e Cuba n grandmothe r wh o wave d u s ont o he r law n wit h a conductor' s ar m motio n an d assure d us , "N o blockee. " N o blockee , a s w e kno w well , mean t tha t afte r th e gam e th e absolutel y las t fa n ou t o f th e O.B . woul d no t hav e hi s ca r block in g our s fro m exiting . Som e fans , whethe r the y b e avi d o r drunk , fee l a nee d t o sta y afte r th e gam e an d watc h a s th e en tir e stadiu m i s swep t an d hose d down . Twic e thes e fans ' car s hav e bee n i n fron t o f ou r own . N o blocke e wa s certainl y wort h a n extr a dollar . WIT H OU R CA R safel y se t i n a pol e position , w e walke d severa l block s t o th e secon d par t o f ou r ritua l whic h wa s t o tak e o n som e fue l a t th e Bow l Ba r t o mak e u s feist y rooters . Th e Bow l Ba r i s pre gam e headquarter s fo r th e mor e headstron g Dolphi n fans . I t i s situate d acros s th e stree t fro m th e stadiu m an d sell s bee r an d ho t dog s an d provide s tw o televisions . I t i s crowde d wit h a sis-boom-ba h nois y camaraderi e tha t mark s th e majorit y o f it s clientele\a s supe r fans ; fan s wh o kno w ever y fac t an d statisti c abou t foot bal l muc h bette r tha n perhap s the y eve r kne w thei r multiplicatio n tables . A n hou r befor e gam e tim e a t leas t a thousan d beer s ar e sol d t o th e tw o hundre d fan s abl e t o crus h int o th e bar . Tal k run s fas t an d loud , expectation s ar e high , bet s ar e take n an d given , an d a kin d o f elevatio n o f consciousnes s permeate s th e throng . NON E O F U S fou r coul d b e sai d t o b e supe r fans ; however , a s gam e tim e neare d al l o f u s wer e quit e prime d t o yel l en couragemen t a s loudl y a s possibl e t o ou r regiona l favorite s an d hur l unlettere d invective s a t th e foe , wh o o n thi s after noo n wa s th e muc h despise d Oaklan d Raiders . Thi s alternatio n o f craze d hooray s an d prejudice d boo s i s wha t i s sai d t o giv e a tea m a home-fiel d advantage! . On e man , alon e i n a n empt y stadium , wh o migh t le t loos e wit h th e muc h vaunte d prima l scream , ca n easil y bouc e resoundin g echoe s of f th e stack s o f bleachers . Seventy-fiv e thousan d peopl e completel y fillin g thos e bleacher s an d givin g of f a simultaneou s shou t ca n literall y sen d shiver s throug h th e stadium' s concret e floors . W e heade d ove r t o th e Orang e Bow l abou t a hal f hou r befor e gam e tim e an d foun d ou r seat s wit h n o difficulty . Th e O.B . i s no t a prett y stadium , no r i s i t com fortable . Pro m th e outsid e i t resemble s a n unfinishe d storag e tan k fo r fue l oil . It s corridor s an d spirallin g entr y ramp s conve y th e spectato r pas t expose d I-beam s an d dee p dust y canyon s o f dea d spac e be neat h th e stands . Inside, " th e O.B . i s trul y orang e bu t i t i s a lack-luste r shad e simila r t o a pumpki n gon e punk . O f course , onc e insid e n o on e notice s th e colo r o f th e stadium , fo r th e lus h gree n expans e o f th e playin g surfac e dominate s th e eye . UPO N FIRS T GETTIN G int o th e stadiu m on e i s overwhelme d a t wha t t o loo k at . Suddenly , sprea d i n tw o grea t arc s t o one' s lef t an d right , ar e th e hig h walle d tier s o f bleacher s rapidl y fillin g with , a s Rin g Lardne r s o aptl y describe d fans-. , "th e bees. " Th e stadiu m i s a grea t hors e sho e tha t offer s hard , backles s board s a s seat s an d allow s eightee n inche s pe r patro n a s marke d of f b y blac k line s an d unmistakabl y numbered . On e i s force d t o si t i n th e pri m straight-backe d fashio n o f a Victoria n lad y t o kee p fro m kneein g th e bac k o f th e perso n i n fron t an d fro m bein g knee d b y th e perso n behind . Ther e i s n o le g room . Th e row s o f seat s ar e lon g betwee n aisles , an d inevitabl y thos e havin g ticket s i n th e cente r o f th e row s mus t straddl e ou t ove r leg s an d back s t o answe r natur e o r retriev e refreshments . T o exi t th e cente r o f a ro w require s suc h intimac y wit h thos e i n th e sam e ro w tha t i t i s estimate d tha t fou r childre n pe r gam e ar e conceived . OU R SEAT S wer e o n th e te n yar d lin e abou t fiftee n row s fro m th e fiel d o n th e Oaklan d side . W e arrive d jus t a s th e Raider s wer e exitin g th e fiel d t o a jeer in g choru s o f boo s afte r thei r warm-u p session . Tru e professionals , th e Oaklan d boys , helmet s i n hand , trotte d int o th e exi t tunne l wit h impassiv e face s an d eage r concentration . Wha t i s s o impres siv e abou t thes e player s i n perso n i s thei r hugeness . O n televisio n th e onl y siz e comparison s tha t ca n b e mad e ar e betwee n th e player s themselves , an d the y ar e al l o f simila r bulk . Bu t o n th e field , a s the y hustle d pas t th e batter y o f photographer s takin g thei r pictures , on e coul d compar e thes e giant s t o th e mor e averag e siz e o f th e photographers . O f cours e th e extensiv e protectiv e paddin c wor n b y th e player s exaggerate s eve n thei r grea t girth , bu t i n civilia n gar b thes e me n stan d ou t a s giants . I REMEMBE R i n earl y Octobe r whe n th e Yankee s an d th e Re d So x ha d thei r tie breakin g playof f gam e o n a Monda y after noon . I wa s watchin g i t a t th e Char t Roo m whe n th e larges t perso n I hav e eve r see n cam e i n an d stoo d a t the bar . I aske d hi m i f h e playe d football . "Yeah, " h e said , "Miami. " "Shul a give s yo u Mon day s off? " I inquired . "Usually , unles s w e pla y Monda y night. " Thi s player , Bo b Baumhower , whe n standin g besid e Oti s Sis trun k o f th e Raider s looke d muc h smaller . Suffic e i t t o conclude , Oti s i s n o fic tiona l giant . ANOTHE R PLEASAN T FACTO R w e note d abou t th e seat s w e ha d wa s tha t fo r fou r row s i n fron t o f u s th e fan s wer e olde r couple s whic h mean t tha t w e coul d actuall y si t dow n a lo t o f th e tim e whil e watchin g th e game . W e ha d note d i n previou s year s tha t whe n supe r fan s populate d th e row s belo w ou r ow n thei r chroni c enthusias m preclude d bein g seated . Ever y play , whe n th e firs t ro w woul d jum p u p t o chee r thu s blockin g th e vie w o f th e secon d row , th e secon d ro w woul d jum p u p no t onl y t o chee r bu t t o see . Thu s a kin d o f uphil l domin o effec t woul d hav e everyon e i n th e sectio n o n hi s feet . Th e niggardl y al lotter s o f seatin g spac e wer e probabl y awar e o f thi s aspec t o f huma n natur e i n allowin g onl y a foo t an d a hal f widt h t o eac h seate d ticke t holder . Also , sur prisingl y bu t happil y lackin g i n ou r sec tio n wer e a n ai r hor n o r a fog-horn voice d supe r fa n wit h a particula r ven dett a agains t on e player . ON E INESCAPABL E phenomeno n o f bi g leagu e sport s i s th e summon s t o chauvin isti c identit y dubiousl y se t t o musi c know n a s th e Nationa l Anthem . Thi s near l y unsingabl e compositio n serve d no t onl y a s a reminde r o f ou r democrati c freedo m — th e freedo m resultin g fro m ou r man y war s whic h hav e allowe d ou r natio n peac e an d securit y ~ bu t als o th e Anthe m i s symboli c o f th e meditativ e momen t al l warrior s throug h th e age s hav e take n prio r t o lockin g horn s i n battle . Th e fac t tha t al l person s i n attendanc e a t th e even t stan d quietl y fo r tw o minute s durin g th e Anthe m als o settle s th e crow d dow n an d focuse s thei r attentio n o n th e upcomin g game. I F T O REFUT E th e fina l statemen t o f th e abov e paragrap h woul d tak e a meta phor , the n a sudde n downpou r i n Jun e wouldb e appropriat e t o describ e th e un settlin g effec t produce d upo n th e settle d read y crow d b y th e appearanc e o f th e Sta t Brites . Th e Sta r Brites , i t wil l b e pointe d out , ar e huma n beings. ' The y ar e twenty-tw o huma n being s o f th e fe mal e gende r wh o ar e bille d a s "chee r leaders " bu t i n effec t ar e a happ y (som e migh t sa y lascivious ) diversio n fro m th e tos s o f th e coi n takin g plac e a t center field . I n previou s year s Dolphi n cheerleader s wer e culle d fro m loca l hig h school s an d provide d ample , suitabl e cheer s i n lead in g hooray s fo r th e hom e boys . Bu t sinc e th e Dalla s Cowboy s severa l year s ag o fel t th e necessit y o f offsettin g th e physica l superiorit y an d shee r bul k o f thei r play er s wit h a correspondin g physica l super iorit y an d sensuousl y stacke d tea m o f cheerleaders , al l N.F.L . team s hav e shunne d th e girl-next-doo r imag e an d adopte d th e sex-object ; loo k i n cheer leader s . / Th e Sta r Brite s ar e perhap s twenty tw o o f th e bes t lookin g girl s i n Sout h Florida , bu t b y an d larg e th e cheer s the y elici t fro m th e largel y mal e audienc e ar e directe d toward s the m rathe r tha n th e team . The y ar e a n arra y o f God' s mos t gorgeou s effort s clothe d i n scan t bod y suit s tha t leav e t o th e imaginatio n onl y th e naggin g question , "Give n th e chance , wher e woul d I begin? " Beyon d thei r sculpt e d smiles , th e Sta r Brite s d o hav e man y cleve r danc e routine s an d kaleidoscopi c leg-kic k effect s a s taugh t the m b y th e famou s Jun e Taylor . TH E REA L DOLPHI N CHEERLEADE R an d un doubtedl y th e mos t effectiv e i s thei r numbe r on e fan , Dol-Fa n Denny. . Resemb lin g a taller , fatte r YoSemit e Sam , Dol Fa n Denn y i s dresse d i n orang e an d aqu a blu e bagg y short s an d kne e socks , an d h e wear s a clot h sandwic h boar d proclaimin g th e Dolphin s #1 . Hi s fift y yea r ol d fac e feature s oversize d jowls , a greyis h mus tache , an d a usuall y unli t cigar . Hi s ol d geezer' s ha t i s rolle d a t th e edges , an d h e carrie s wit h hi m severa l larg e scroll s o n lon g stick s tha t contai n vari ou s cheer s whic h h e bullie s th e crow d in t o chantin g ove r an d ove r an d loude r an d louder,„unti l h e grunt s limite d approva l lik e a Marin e dril l instructor . H e ha s complet e ru n o f th e stadium , an d i t i s no t uncommo n t o hea r a thunderin g choru s fro m som e distan t win g o f th e stadiu m wit h Denn y i n amon g th e highes t row s _ chidin g ^n d urgin g th e crow d t o passion . H e doesn' t cros s trail s to o ofte n wit h th e Sta r Brite s bu t whe n h e does , th e girl s rever t t o one-knee d kneelin g ou t o f deferenc e t o hi s superio r abilit y t o incit e th e crow d t o cadence . TH E OPENIN G KICKOF F i s a momen t o f hig h tensio n no t onl y fo r th e steadil y wailin g crow d bu t especiall y fo r th e butterfl y riddle d players . Square d of f lik e opposin g Revolutionar y Armie s — th e kickin g tea m aligne d i n on e straigh t lin e lik e Britis h regular s an d th e re ceivin g tea m space d ove r thei r ow n zon e i n irregula r Colonia l fashio n havin g onl y thei r ow n strengt h an d spee d t o us e a s stonewalls . A dru m bea t o f preparatio n accompanie s th e kicker' s slo w gai t t o th e ball . Boom ! Th e firs t cannonbal l i s fire d an d a streamline d cowhid e sail s i n a hig h end-over-en d ar c fift y yard s int o th e nervou s bu t sur e cradl e o f rooki e Jimm y Cefalo' s arms . Th e battl e i s o n a s twenty-tw o bruisin g warrior s surg e a t ful l spee d toward s eac h othe r lik e light les s locomotives . Grunt s an d crunchin g o f pad s see m audibl e abov e th e restles s di n o f th e civilia n bystander s wh o ar e safel y awa y fro m th e mele e o n th e tiere d hillsides . Th e firs t serie s o f down s i s safel y defende d agains t an d th e fourt h dow n pun t put s th e bal l int o th e enemy' s zone . Thei r serie s fail s an d th e bal l i s boote d bac k t o th e Dolphins . SEVERA L DESULTOR Y attack s b y bot h team s resul t i n Miam i finall y attemptin g a fiel d goa l fro m thirty-fiv e yard s away . Th e bal l i s expertl y snappe d b y Ji m Lang e r t o Do n Strock , wh o set s i t verticall y o n th e tur f a t a sligh t backwar d angl e a spli t secon d befor e th e pool-cu e accurat e to e o f Gar o Yepremia n launche s th e bal l u p ove r th e agonize d outstretche d hand s o f th e gan g fro m Oakland . Th e bal l sail s freel y betwee n th e uprights"~an d eve n clear s th e retainin g scree n behin d the m t o giv e a fa n a Wilso n souveni r an d th e Dolphin s a thre e poin t edg e an d firs t blood . Th e team s agai n alig n i n Revolu tionar y formation , onl y thi s tim e revers in g roles . Th e secon d kickof f i s fired , an d th e bull s agai n gallo p ful l spee d int o eac h other' s bric k walls . Mor e pun t turnovers , a n interception , a misse d pass , goo d sub marin e penetratio n b y bot h fours . Neithe r tea m ca n se t a runne r free , neithe r ca n connec t o n th e bom b tha t th e crow d s o dearl y love s an d s o willingl y pay s te n dollar s a ticke t t o see . Th e Dolphin s threate n bu t ar e stymied . Agai n th e smalles t playe r i n th e league , Garo , i s calle d upo n t o preten d h e ha s a fre e sho t a t a socce r goal . Th e snap , th e set , th e angle d approac h — boo t — it' s goo d fro m twenty-seve n yard s I Gar o i s swal lowe d b y congratulation s fro m hi s over towerin g comrades . Dolphin s lea d si x nothing ! Th e crow d unleashe s limitles s approval . BU T OAKLAN D i s no t t o b e denifid . Ke n Stabler , th e bearde d gur u o f th e Raiders , quickl y marche s hi s squa d th e lengt h o f th e fiel d wit h severa l fifteen-yar d gain s vi a hi s sweeter-than-Tupelo-hone y south pa w passing . Hi s las t hur l o f th e driv e i s snagge d expertl y b y Freddi e Biletni kof f a mer e yar d insid e th e en d lin e o f th e goa l ar. d th e Raider s ti e i t up . The y wil l g o ahea d i f the y conver t th e extr a point . Errol l Mann , th e vetera n an d on e o f th e las t o f th e vertica l ap proac h kickers , i s face d wit h kickin g in t o th e ungodl y di n a t th e curv e o f th e stadium' s hors e shoe . Linebacke r Larr y Gordon , playin g th e bes t gam e o f hi s out standin g career , i s transmogrifie d int o a pol e vaulte r an d clamber s u p th e back s o f hi s comrade s t o diver t th e kic k an d preserv e th e tie . Furthe r o n int o th e gam e Gordo n wil l mortif y th e confiden t Stable r b y pickin g of f thre e o f hi s passes . TH E CLOC K EXPIRE S an d th e player s exi t th e fiel d fo r fifteen-minute s o f res t i n th e locke r roo m an d strateg y session s fo r th e secon d half . Th e Sta r Brites , havin g changed outfits , loc k arm s i n a pulchritu dinou s danc e chai n t o kic k an d sasha y thei r wa y acros s th e eas t en d o f th e field . Al l binocular s i n th e stadiu m ar e pointe d a t them . Flipper , a dolphi n fro m Se a Worl d an d th e Dolphins ' aquati c mas cot , perform s hi s amazin g danc e routin e 2 5 i n a larg e tan k a t th e en d o f th e fiel d wher e bleacher s n o longe r exist . Inter minabl e line s for m a t concessio n stand s an d bat h rooms . A purpl e cla d dru m an d bugl e corp s smartl y cover s th e si x thou san d squar e yar d playin g fiel d wit h def t pattern s i n a musica l tribut e to , o f al l places , Browar d County . Severa l Browar d Count y official s ar e presente d commemora tiv e plaques.fo r a reaso n whic h w e neve r learned . Th e stand s ar e quie t excep t fo r th e bar k o f hawkers . Dol-Fa n Denn y rest s o n th e Dolphi n benc h an d light s hi s cigar . Th e team s com e back . A n officia l blow s hi s whistl e an d agai n th e gladia tor s surg e madl y a t eac h other . Th e secon d half , muc h t o th e jo y o f everyon e excep t Joh n Madde n an d hi s gre y suite d team , i s al l Dolphins . Miami' s master min d Bo b Gries e waste s n o tim e i n capital izin g o n on e o f Larr y Gordon' s intercep tion s an d h e move s th e onl y pr o tea m fro m Miam i t o th e fiv e yar d lin e o f Oakland . Tim e out . Conferenc e wit h Shula . Tim e in . Th e Dolphin s approac h th e ball . Gries e an d Lange r bot h wav e quie t t o thei r roarin g partisans . Oaklan d line s u p de fensivel y ma n fo r ma n ove r Miami' s vet era n line . Larr y Littl e an d Mik e Curran t as k eac h other, "Yo u o r me? " "Me, " say s Currant . A t th e sna p Curran t take s a ste p t o hi s righ t the n head s fou r step s u p fiel d t o rol l ove r Phi l Villapiano" . Joh n Matusza k i s foole d int o thinkin g th e pla y i s a swee p right . Lef t guar d Kuchenber g pull s righ t fro m hi s guar d slo t t o barre l ove r Matusza k an d continu e th e foole d player' s journe y t o th e sideline . Meanwhil e Gries e fake s a pitc h t o Gar y Davis , wh o ha s bolte d right , the n Gries e safel y tuck s th e pi g int o Nor m Bulaich' s stomach . Bulaic h bullet s of f tackl e int o th e spac e previousl y hel d dow n b y Villapian o an d Matuszak . Untouched , Bulaic h scores . Th e crow d roar s Bu , Bu , Bu , (no t boo) . TH E GAM E I S LATE R ice d b y anothe r Gar o kic k an d a forty-si x yar d interceptio n scoo t b y cornerbac k Geral d Small . Miam i win s 236 an d clinche s a playof f berth . Also , sweetly , the y den y Oaklan d playof f statu s i n retaliatio n fo r th e tw o time s th e Raider s hav e don e tha t t o them . B y now , hoars e wit h joy , th e crow d clog s th e exitways . Mos t o f th e sam e grou p wil l retur n th e followin g Monda y nigh t t o re-liv e th e dram a agains t arc h riva l Ne w England . Footbal l i s a wa y o f lif e fo r man y o f th e throng . W E WER E SWEP T ou t o f th e Orang e Bow l an d caugh t i n th e strea m o f happ y fan s tha t flowe d i n ever y directio n awa y fro m th e sit e o f victory . W e reache d th e fift y thousan d dolla r parkin g lot , quit e please d wit h th e afternoo n bu t no t quit e anticipatin g th e lon g driv e home . A t leas t som e goo d ba r stop s woul d eas e th e monoton y o f th e lon g journey . Ou r dis cussio n centere d o n th e bar s w e woul d sto p at , th e wel l choreographe d Sta r Brites , an d th e wel l playe d game , es peciall y th e blocking . Ou r car , unlik e th e Raiders , wa s no t blocke d a t all . V

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2 7 2 6 JUL LA/ T Rt/OR T f RU N FO R FU N Mayo r Charle s McCo y signe d a Proclamatio n declarin g Marc h 4,197 9 "Las t Resor t Marathon " Day . "Th e las t Resor t Maratho n wil l b e ru n i n conjunctio n wit h "Ol d Islan d Days " wit h th e proceed s t o g o t o th e Florid a Key s Marin e Institut e an d th e Loca l V.M.C.A . Fou r differen t Distance s will , b e feature d t o appea l t o al l runners . Fo r th e seriou s runne r ther e wil l b e bot h a ful l marathon , (2 6 miles ) an d a hal f maratho n (1 3 fliiles). Th e min i maratho n o f 1Q.00 0 meter s ( 6 miles ) wil l interes t physica l fitnes s people . Fo r th e shee r jo y o f runnin g an d participatin g ther e i s th e Fu n Run , a non competitiv e 2 mil e ru n aroun d "Ol d Town. " Th e Fu n Ru n categor y wil l "welcom e al l comer s includin g childre n an d senio r citizens . Al l participant s i n ever y categor y wil l b e awarde d a maratho n T-shirt . W e encourag e everyon e t o moi l i n th e attache d applicatio n an d t o com e ou t t o Mallor y Squar e o n Marc h 4 , 197 9 t o ru n fo r fun , healt h an d charity ! A.A.U . Certificatio n Pendin g Fre e Trainin g Instruction s b y th e Southernmos t Runner s Clu b ever y Sunda y mornin g a t 8:0 0 A.M . a t th e Ke y Wes t Hig h School , com e o n out t Fo r mor e informatio n Cal l 296-5260 . WAIVE R O F LIABILIT Y STATEMEN T O F FITNES S ' I n consideratio n a t acceplane a o f thlsantty , I waiv e an y an d al l claim s fo r tnyaal l an d m y hfilr s agains t olllclsl a o r sponsor * o f th e Laa l I Rasor t Marathon , fo r Injur y o r Illnes s whic h ma y directl y o r Indirectl y reaui t from m y participation . 1 furthe r atal e I a m I n prope r physica l , conditio n t o participat e I n thl a event , an d I a m a n amateu r runner . Signatur e Paren t i f unde r 1 8 Name Se x Hsu .T-SHIR T S-^M — L — X L Distanc e ENCLOS E $6.0 0 ENTR Y FE E wit h a sel f addresse d stampe d envelop e t o Th e Las t Resor t Maratho n NO . 1 Suncres t Roa d Stoc k Islan d Ke y West , Fl a 3304 0 This ad compliments of GREENEST . THEATR E & J. R B O VARIET Y SHOW S cay o hue/ o qrapnic / Bik e Theft s ^ _ _ b y Ra y Daniel s I CA N STEA L YOU R BICYCL E ' BU T YO U CA N STO P M E BA D NEWS. ' M y bik e ha s bee n stolen . I t wa s th e thir d on e thi s year . O h well , I won' t bothe r reportin g i t — th e polic e can' t d o anythin g anyway . I f I don' t fin d i t i n a wee k I'l l pic k u p a clunke r an d star t ove r again . Sound s familiar , happen s daily , per hap s man y time s a day . Bu t doe s i t hav e t o kee p o n happening ? I don' t thin k so , an d I conside r mysel f qualifie d t o say . M y fathe r an d brothe r ar e locksmiths , an d I ow n Ray' s Bik e Shop . No , I a m no t int o stealin g you r bicycle , bu t I hav e ha d acces s t o infor matio n a s t o ho w thieve s wor k an d wha t simpl e tool s the y use . I wil l sho w yo u ho w simpl e i t reall y i s t o rip-of f a bicycl e an d ho w har d t o ge t caught . Per hap s wit h you r hel p w e ca n slo w the m dow n o r sto p the m eventually . BIK E THIEVES : Usuall y the y ar e age d fro m 11-2 0 year s old . Mos t operat e singl y an d betwee n 9 p.m . an d 5 a.m . Most operat e nea r shoppin g centers , stores , bars , theaters , an d restaurants . Mos t theft s ar e o n th e spu r o f th e moment . Mos t thieve s rid e a bik e an d cruis e thes e ho t spots , leav e thei r bik e a bloc k awa y an d eithe r abando n i t o r com e bac k later . Mos t thieve s us e n o tools . Pr o thieve s stea l bike s usin g van s o r campers . . Pro s operate"tw o t o th e van , drop pin g of f on e an d pickin g hi m an d th e bik e u p a bloc k o r tw o away . Bik e thieve s ar e successfu l becaus e th e merchandis e i s har d t o identif y afte r remova l o r additio n o f a fe w items . I f ther e i s somethin g identifiabl e th e par t When you think of interiors suc h a s Draperie s Wove n Aluminu m Shade s Slipcover s Wove n Woo d Shade s Cushion s Wove n Vertical s Pillow s Louvelo r Blind s Wallpape r etc . Think of... Bern* BUSINESS orvtso w 50QS!m6nionSt . 294-960 0 L A TWEE T Com e i n an d visi t with , ou r talkin g bird s .. . Yes , w e d o sel l bird s — cages , too , an d plant s an d beautifu l handcrafte d gift s .. . an d the y ar e AL L o n sale ! Fo r th e mont h o f Jan . Angel a & Duva l a t th e Conc h Trai n Station , 294-732 3 wil l en d u p ditched . Seria l number s ar e har d t o fin d eve n unde r idea l circumstances , impossibl e af te r a coa t o f paint . Bu t most , stole n bike s ar e no t painted ; the y ar e ridde n unti l broke n an d bea t up , abandone d an d the n replaced . BIK E LOSERS : Mos t peopl e thin k bicycle s ar e toys , a n annoyanc e i f broke n or-lost , bu t re place d wit h a feelin g o f los s soo n t o b e relieve d wit h a brigh t shin y ne w toy . Man y peopl e hel p th e bik e thieve s b y no t lockin g thei r bike s o r usin g chea p lock s o r improperl y lockin g them . Law s handcuf f th e authorities . Identificatio n create s confusion . Lac k o f compute r registratio n cre ate s a n impossibl e owne r identificatio n fo r thos e bike s recovered. . Mos t bicycl e theft s ar e misdemeanor s (valu e unde r $100) . Mos t peopl e losin g a bik e shar e a defeatis t attitude . Bik e loser s ar e ofte n at faul t fo r invitin g th e theft , o r at . leas t no t mak in g i t mor e difficul t fo r th e thief . BIK E THEF T PREVENTIO N Purchasin g use d bikes : 1 ) Bu y a bik e onl y fro m a know n source , makin g sur e th e bik e i s regis tere d o r gettin g th e selle r t o registe r th e bicycle . 2 ) Obtai n a prope r bil l o f sal e wit h th e person' s nam e an d addres s fro m a driver s license . 3 ) Whe n offere d a suspiciou s bi cycle , repor t th e perso n an d mak e o f bik e t o th e police . 4 ) I f bik e look s freshl y painte d o r to o goo d a bargain , b e suspicious . 5 ) Somethin g fo r nothin g wil l cer tainl y prov e t o b e trouble . BIK E THEF T PREVENTIO N Ho w t o sto p thieves : 1 ) I t i s agains t th e la w t o posses s an d Specializin g in . .' . ^Importe d Clot/im ^ Moro
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2 8 marvi n paige , prop . 90 0 duva ! stree t gingerbrea d squar e ke y wes t 33040 ^ C 305-296-555 8 > ope n lunc h 124 dinne r & suppe r 7 2 a m k al l nigh t fr i & sa t a restauran t Bigges t selectio n an d bes t price s o f 14K , 18K , an d 24 K yello w gol d chain s i n th e Keys , 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 are 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 Keys.. . 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 i s "investmen t jewelry " ye t cost s les s tha n wha t yo u migh t pa y fo r 18 K elsewhere . Al l 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 Ihe n you r specia l creation , direct l y t o you . silDcrstnit h • goldsmit h • lapidar u j&unlto n CUB tor n toor k nn i jcffcr u goldbcr g jctoclr u repai r 20*a dUDD l StliC t k m tocst, florid a PHOT O QUI Z 2 9 photo s b y Richar d Mars h Th e firs t perso n t o correctl y identif y al l te n o f thes e photo s wil l wi n $25 . Identificatio n mus t b e specific ; tha t is, , nam e o r addres s o f buildin g o r intersectio n neares t t o th e ob jec t pictured , o r a n otherwis e definit e descriptio n o f th e ob jec t an d wher e i t i s located . Al l o f thes e object s ar e i n th e Ol d Tow n are a an d ca n b e see n (an d wer e photographed ) o n o r fro m publi c property . Al l entrie s mus t b e maile d to : PHOT O QUI Z Solares Hill 82 1 Duva l St . Ke y West , F L 3304 0 Th e winne r wil l b e th e entr y wit h th e earlies t postmar k havin g al l te n photo s correctl y identified . I n cas e o f a tie , a drawin g wil l b e hel d t o determin e th e winner . Solares Hill staf f member s an d thei r familie s ar e no t eligible . • & C / R F E E Fal l i n lo w wit h m lamp * I t happen s al l 1h e tim e a t LIGHTIN G WORLD . Sto p i n an d se e fo r yourself . W e can' t guarante e "lov e a t firs t sight " bu t w e fee l con fiden t tha t ther e wil l a t leas t b e a meaningfu l relatio n shi p i n th e offing . • Ou r "i n stock " selectio n no w include s tabl e lamps , outdoo r porc h an d yar d lamps , trac k lighting , recesse d celjln g fixture s and , of ' course, " chandeliers . M E FO R STARING , BU T HAVEN T W E ME T BEFOR E ? A/O? WEL L THEN , IT S ABOU T TIM E THA T W E DID.. . LIGHTIN G KE Y WEST , FLA . SEARSTOW N 294-791 6 r www ^APtfM E BETTLE 3 MK5ER Y m W& W j DAPHN E BETTLE' S NURSER Y PROPOSE S IT S NE W YEAR' S RESOLUTION : {Du e to the tremendous response to our 25% off sale, we have lowered all our prices 25% permanently! Our policy is to bring you superb quality plants and birds at reasonable prices. We wish you a happy and prosperous New Year from everyone at Daphne Bettle's. LAST MONTH'S PHOTO QUIZ The winner of the December Photo Quiz was Kevin C> Wevdann. Heve are the answers: 1) J & J Steak House, Duval and Southard 2) Amelia Street side of house at 1111 Duval 3) Cable building at Mallory Dook 4) Angel on grave at City Cemetery 5) Balcony at Harbor House 6) Cuban refugee boat at entrance to Key Lime Square, 600 block of Duval ?) Strand Theater, 600 block of Duval 8) Roy Auto Parts roof, 121 Duval 9) Pace Building (Key West Taco Company), Duval and Fleming 10) Telemedia's satellite receiver, off Duval between South and United fCe tfesj . t Ft Lcuxterchle, OPENIN G I N JANUARY ! USHERIN G I N A NE W ER A FO R DINER S I N KE Y WES T breakfas t ai l nigh t 2 4 hou r ra w ba r gourme t dinin g insid e o r ou t f?AN D T O TO P I T AL L KE Y WEST'S ] BES T PICKL E ^*^ **§&. '"^i*. GREEN E AN D SIMONTO N STREET S Pr o Ili p |hnp . Inc . ; ':••:-. Wtfaccep t al i i |^ , :'ihetf:.exciietiieht^pf':.t^ Qut• wisfx•'isfifot ^ yoi / f q e^pfer/efice^ ^ the thtill iitidfbeauty: of exploring 160 5 Nort h Rppsevfef t Boulevar d \ /

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3 0 Reviewin g Stan d IHIH I H a m i a * m i b y Doroth y Rayme r YEAR S AGO , I stoo d a t th e corne r o f Duva l an d Eato n Street s wit h th e lat e artist , Gen e Otto , an d watche d th e demo litio n o f wha t wa s know n a s th e ol d Cas h Hotel . I t ha d bee n a privat e mansio n i n th e pas t an d wa s on e o f th e mos t beautifu l example s o f Ke y West' s classi c architec ture . Then , bac k i n th e 1950's , th e prop ert y wa s sol d an d th e buildin g tor n dow n t o mak e wa y fo r a moder n stor e o f th e so calle d "five-and-ten " typ e t o b e erected . A S TH E MAGNIFICEN T but neglecte d fram e structur e wa s brough t crashin g dow n i n segments , Gene' s eye s miste d ove r a s h e lamente d th e destruction . H e said , "An d t o thin k ther e isn' t eve n a photographi c o r pictoria l recor d o f th e place. " No w tha t ther e i s contro l ove r restor atio n an d preservatio n o f Ke y West' s ar chitectura l heritage , anothe r constructiv e facto r ha s bee n added : picture s an d lit eratur e concernin g th e movement . On e o f th e lates t publication s i s Balustrades and Gingerbread, publishe d b y Banya n Books , Inc . Th e elegan t collectio n i s devote d t o Ke y West' s "Handcrafte d home s an d buildings, " wit h beautifu l colo r photograph y b y Mario n Bentle y Wal l an d Rolan d Jame s Dack . Researc h an d writin g i s skillfull y handle d b y Jame s R . Warnke . THI S I S N O casua l wor k don e i n haste . A numbe r o f year s wen t int o th e creatio n o f th e contents . I n fact , i t ha s bee n severa l year s sinc e I talke d wit h Warnke , wh o querie d m e o n sourc e material . An d I wa s onl y on e o f man y peopl e h e mad e contac t wit h i n hi s careful , thoroug h re search . Al l o f th e illustration s ar e i n colo r an d encompas s mor e tha n 7 0 point s o f in teres t o f interio r an d exterio r views . th e detail s o f style , suc h a s cupolas , widow' s o r captain' s walks , dorme r win dows , variou s kind s o f roofing , an d o f cours e th e trimmin g wor k fro m whic h th e boo k derive s it s title . Patios , yards , walls , fences , gates , porches , doorway s wit h fanlights , an d som e glimpse s o f landscapin g i n tropica l setting s ar e capture d fo r th e deligh t an d enlightmen t o f reader s ari d viewer s _ throug h pictur e caption s an d accompanyin g brie f description s explainin g th e origins , structur e an d brie f histor y o f th e en chantin g places . BALUSTRADES AND GINGERBREAD i s th e perfec t gif t fo r visitor s t o Ke y West , an d als o on e o f th e mos t engagin g book s fo r an y household . I t serve s a s a guid e t o th e inheren t char m o f th e islan d an d i s a marvelou s conversatio n piece . A glossar y o f term s pertainin g t o th e uniqu e architecture , a n index , an d a ma p o f th e historica l distric t ar e included . Afte r th e prefac e an d acknowledgment s o f loca l peopl e wh o contribute d towar d th e gleanin g o f facts , ther e i s a sin gularl y strikin g quotatio n b y Tennesse e Williams , whic h expresse s th e spiri t o f th e book : "Tim e passe d ha s a lovel y habi t o f remainin g tim e present. " 12 6 Duva ! Stree t Monday-Saturda y 106 * Sunda y 125 298-568 1 SHOE S AN D ACCESSORIE S FO R LADIE S AN D GENTLEME N EXERCIS E STUDI O D o Yoursel f A Favor ! GE T m SHAP E FO R TH E HOLIDAY S TRAINI D IWSTIUCTOR S T o hel p wit h you r specia l needs . • FRE E TRIA L VISI T • SUPERVISE D PROGRAM S • FIGUR E ANALYSI S • N O AG E LIMI T • OPTIONA L CALISTHENIC S • SPO T REDUCIN G SFIOM! ! MAK E YOU R NE W YEAR' S RESOLUTIO N A NE W YOU ! -a n ii i H I i ns•Bii 3102Flagie r HaborK i P!oz a 296-224 9 I i S B I a s I m I s i I i • a I i I i I I i i I i i • • MICHAE L OLIVA S DAN A FISHE R & JOH N CAVARETT A id o production s ogunquit , main e wh o brough t yo u d o Ke y West' s Hottes t Ne w Sho p no w announc e METROPOLITA N LOUNG E SMIT H LAN E OPENIN G I N JANUAR Y d o announce s ou r FIRS T ANNUA L JANUAR Y WHIT E SAL E Januar y 16 , 17 , 1 8 1 0 40 % of f man y item s Com e i n an d se e wha t special s w e hav e fo r y^ l 53 2 Duva l HOP E YO U DIDN' T MIS S OU R UNE : PETTT E APRE S X-MASJALE ! I i a m I i j i i a a I i a t I

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3 3 3 2 [Ol d islan d rradin g float "On e o f th e 10 0 bes t restaurant s i n Florida " — Florida Trend Magzine, 1978 CLAIR E KELLE Y a t th e piano , 8:0 0 p.m . 'ti l HAPP Y HOU R 4:3 0 t o 6:3 0 p.m . Pau l Raskin , pian o / 294-103 4 301-30 3 Whitehea d Si . Ope n 6 Night s Fo r Dinne r Excep t Wednesda y SHO W LOUNG E HO T CAKE S BES T BAN D I N TOW N For the best in "live" entertainment L A CONCH A HOTE L 430DUVALST . Th e Okhs t Therap y Know n t o Ma n NO W AVAILABL E A T OL D ISLAN D MASSAG E AN D THERAP Y CLINI C offerin g * Therapeuti c Massag e *Colo n Irrigatio n Therap y ~ T * Stea m Bat h * Whirlpoo l Bat h * Paraffi n Bat h Appointment s Schedule d alternatel y t o accommodat e bot h me n an d wome n Evenin g & weeken d App . Availabl e ©I I ADAM S iM T 322 5 Flagle r (Rear ) Acros s fro m Flagle r Pos t Offic e som e remark s TH E 14t h ANNUA L Ol d Islan d Day s Side wal k Ar t Festiva l i s se t fo r Saturda y an d Sunday , Februar y 3 an d 4 , wit h rai n dat e Februar y 5 , fro m 9 a.m . t o 5 p.m . Clin to n Squar e fro m Fron t Stree t t o Green e includin g Whitehea d Stree t wil l b e aliv e wit h colo r an d festivity . Th e Ar t Festi va l ha s bee n a deligh t t o al l wh o vie w th e display s an d a continuin g pleasur e t o thos e wh o purchas e a wor k o f art . APPROXIMATEL Y 10 0 ARTIST S fro m Ke y Wes t t o Canad a an d Californi a t o Virgini a wil l participat e i n thi s event . Purchas e Award s an d Meri t Award s totalin g $6,00 0 wil l encourag e al l exhibitor s t o sho w thei r bes t work . Thirty-tw o artist s chose n b y participatin g merchant s an d businessme n wil l b e recipient s o f th e Purchas e Award s o f $15 0 each . Th e Meri t Award s wil l b e selecte d fro m a variet y o f origina l ar t i n fou r categorie s — oi l o r acrylic , watercolor , sculpture , an d mixe d media , whic h include s drawing , origina l prints , collage , etc . I n eac h categor y Meri t Awar d ribbon s wil l b e give n t o th e fiv e bes t i n tha t medium . I n addition , $12 5 fo r First , $7 5 fo r Secon d an d $5 0 fo r Thir d plac e winner s wil l b e given . Th e Bes t i n Sho w wil l b e selecte d fro m th e fou r firs t place , winner s an d wil l receiv e a specia l ribbo n plu s $150 . Th e Merit Award s ar e contri bute d b y th e Ke y Wes t Art Center . 'TH E SPONSO R an d organize r o f th e Ol d Islan d Day s Sidewal k Ar t Festival , th e Ke y West Ar t Center , i s a grou p o f art ist s dedicate d t o th e promotio n o f art . I n 1960 , a smal l grou p o f artist s an d businessme n persuade d cit y official s t o giv e the m th e us e o f th e the n condemne d buildin g a t 30 1 Fron t Street . Mor e tha n $10,00 0 wa s raised , an d i t becam e th e firs t buildin g t o b e restore d i n th e Mal loir y Squar e area . B y providin g th e communit y wit h var iou s 'an d frequentl y change d paintin g ex hibitions , th e Ar t Cente r constantl y serve s th e communit y o f th e Keys . Th e Cente r i s ope n dail y fro m 1 0 a.m . t o 4:4 5 p.m . an d admissio n i s free . VARIEDADE S D E 1 9 7 9 "Varietie s o f 1979, " a musica l revu e featurin g loca l musicians , singers , an d dancers , wa s video-tape d a t Florid a Key s Communit y Colleg e las t mont h fo r broad cas t ove r Telemedia' s loca l Channe l 8 i n th e nea r future . Th e Hispani c Clu b o f FKC C organize d th e program . Dr . Davi d Russ o i s th e facult y sponsor . Saxophonist Bector Barroso strikes a pose fami.Zi.av to his many local fans. Members of the Buddy Chavez Combo visible in the background are (left to right) Evaristo Morales, Julito Diaz, Buddy Chavez, Danny Aaosta, and Danny's father, Alberto Aoosta. CHANGE S , designe r appare l PICTUR E SIHC W Mori (left) and Marta Rosa Menendez dance to the music of the Buddy Chavez Combo. Seen to the right of the "photo are songwriter Pepe Delgado at the piano and a member of the studio audience, Mrs. Leslie Strickland, Head Librarian at the Monroe County Public Library. WHA T I S TH E INDIGENOU S PARK ? FO R A LON G TIM E a sig n identifie d seve n acre s o f dirt , scrubb y grass , an d Australia n pine s a t th e corne r o f Whit e Stree t an d Atlanti c Boulevar d a s a n "in digenou s park. " I t .wa s a n appropriat e label , sinc e nothin g i s indigenou s t o Ke y West . Every thin g tha t grow s her e hitchhike d wit h ocea n currents , storms , birds , o r people . The n a woode n structur e wa s erecte d an d a n asphal t parkin g lo t wa s spread . Kid s wit h car s an d nothin g t o d o expande d thei r habita t fro m th e Whit e Stree t Pie r t o th e "indigenou s parkin g lot, " a s i t cam e t o b e called . Th e are a behin d th e woode n structure s wa s fence d i n an d bega n t o collec t tre e stump s an d branches . Las t summe r a t a Cit y Commissio n meetin g Gi l Ryde r aske d Mayo r Sonn y McCo y wha t th e tre e stump s wer e doin g ther e an d wha t wa s th e whol e projec t abou t anyway . MCCO Y GROANE D an d sai d tha t th e tre e stump s wer e a misunderstandin g an d the y woul d b e remove d soo n o r shredde d fo r compost . Bu t th e questio n o f wha t th e "indigenou s park " mean t wa s no t answered . I N DISCUSSION S wit h severa l Ke y West ers , w e foun d tha t n o on e kne w wha t i t wa s al l about . Man y seeme d t o assum e tha t everyon e els e kne w abou t i t excep t them , an d tha t i t wa s probabl y som e sill y governmen t projec t tha t wa s relativel y harmless . Anythin g woul d b e a n improve men t a t th e site , an d i t didn' t muc h matte r wha t happened . Som e assume d tha t Solares Bill wa s keepin g a n ey e o n th e proceedings , an d sinc e w e wer e no t makin g advers e noise s i t wa s alright . W e wer e a s muc h i n th e dar k a s anyone , s o w e aske d th e Mayo r abou t it . I t turn s ou t tha t i t i s a pet projec t o f McCoy' s tha t someho w ha s faile d t o receiv e th e fanfar e o f "Downtow n "76, " th e sewe r an d liqui d an d soli d wast e projects , th e side wal k construction , lo w cos t loans , an d man y othe r improvement s tha t McCoy' s seven-yea r administratio n ha s wrough t o r initiated . INSID E TH E FENCE D AREA , behin d th e pavilion , wil l b e a campin g facilit y fo r ver y youn g childre n o f th e Browni e an d Cu b Scou t age . Thi s campgroun d wil l re sembl e th e primeva l Keys , bu t wil l in clud e moder n plumbin g an d othe r conven iences . Heav y landscapin g aroun d th e fenc e wil l giv e th e impressio n o f bein g . i n th e wilderness . Outsid e th e fence d are a wil l b e "perch es " fo r th e elderl y an d other s t o si t an d pla y dominoe s o r "cus s ou t governmen t i n general , whic h i s a grea t pastime , an d I believ e i n i t strongly, " McCo y said . Aroun d th e campin g are a a n "indigenou s trai l park " i s planned , includin g a re constructe d India n moun d salte d wit h genuin e artifact s tha t wer e foun d i n th e vicinit y whe n India n mound s wer e destroye d wit h th e incursio n o f th e Whit e settlers . Essentially , th e projec t wil l pu t thing s bac k th e wa y the y were , a t leas t i n on e smal l portio n o f th e island , befor e civilizatio n too k ove r Ke y West . Continued on page 38 Live 8=30 pm Green e 6tree t Theatr e 294-5001 bo x offic e 50 9 Duva l Street . Th e Ke y Wes t Player s SAUSAG E SHO P NO W OPE N 2 f HOUR S EVER Y DA Y Servin g Breakfas t -lunc h -vttmmt Phon e 305-296-990 8 91 7 Duva l Strfce t Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 "HO I I BALTIMORE" . B y tanfor d Wilso n Directe d b y Rut h Newto n Ne w Yor k Dram a Critic s Awar d Januar y 15-3 0 Bo x Offic e Open s Jan . 4 Curtai n 8:3 0 Waterfron t PlayHouse , Mallor y Square Admissio n 83.0 0 Frida y & Saturda y 83.5 0 Seaso n Subscriptio n 818.0 0 Bo x Offic e Ope n 1 1 a m t o 4 p m Dail y excep t Sunda y Telephon e 394-501 5

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3 6 r > CLASSICA L COOKIN G SELECTE D WINE S AL L MAJO R CR . CARD S Ol d Tow n Squar e Ope n Dail y Servin g Dinne r 6-1 1 43 1 FRON T STREE T KE Y WEST , FLORID A 294-670 7 PURVEYOR S O F FIN E IMPORTE D AN D HAN D CRAFTE D GOOD S No w Carrie s Fres h Roaste d Coffe e Bean s MOCH A JAV A COLOMBIA N SUPREM O FRENC H ROAS T COLOMBIA N Plu s A H Type s o f Grinder s an d Brewer s ALS O LARG E SELECTIO N O F FIN E GIFT S 71 8 Duva l Street . Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 296-630 0 Outle t Fro m America' s larges t manufacture r o f wicker , a uniqu e factor y outle t sho p wit h ye s factory-to-yo u savings . Wicke r giftwar e fo r ever y roo m settin g fro m th e fron t doo r t o th e bac k porch . Floral , kitch ^ en , bath , den , an d bedroom...beautifu l wicke r wit h ^ th e durabilit y tha t ha s mad e America n Wicker , Inc. , famous . Al l presente d i n a settin g fro m th e er a of " parlors , Huckle berr y Fin n an d "gingerbread " decorate d homes . An d al l a t factory-to-yo u savings . America' s mos t uniqu e factor y outlet . I f you'r e no t a romantic , we'l l mak e on e ou t o f you . Shippin g service s offered . America n Wicke r Factor y Outle t M 52 4 Duva l St. , Ke y Wes t OIRC : Pape r Tiger ? articl e an d phot o b y Richar d Mars h WHA T BEGA N A S a n apparentl y routin e reques t fo r a zonin g varianc e ha s develope d int o a serie s o f revelation s an d accu sation s tha t seriousl y questio n th e effectivenes s o f th e abil it y o f th e Ol d Islan d Restoratio n Commissio n (OIRC ) t o maintai n th e integrit y o f th e histori c atmospher e o f Ol d Tow n Ke y West . WILLIA M RUPP , owne r o f Gree n Key s Nurser y an d Billie' s Rest aurant , applie d t o th e Cit y Commissio n fo r a varianc e t o allo w hi s restauran t a t 40 7 Fron t Stree t t o cove r 70 % o f th e lot . Normally , a coverag e o f 50 % i s allowe d i n tha t zonin g district , whic h i s HP-2 , Commercia l Histori c Preservatio n District . Th e varianc e wa s passe d o n th e firs t reading , wit h onl y Commissione r Alton.Weekle y opposed . Commissione r Mar y Graha m wa s absent . Ji m Wells , wh o operate s Jim' s Junktique s i n th e Harbo r House , objecte d t o th e varianc e o n behal f o f th e Harbo r Hous e o n sev eral grounds . (Th e Harbo r Hous e i s separate d fro m Billie' s Restauran t b y a thoroughfar e tha t i s describe d a s a n eigh t foo t Billie 'e cit y easemen t o n th e count y pla t map , an d a s a fiftee n foo t al le y i n th e varianc e ordinance. ) Well s sai d tha t a foundatio n fo r a "patio " ha d bee n poure d t o th e rea r o f Billie's , an d tha t stud s fo r bas e plate s an d plumbin g stubbe d int o th e concret e seeme d t o indicat e tha t th e "patio " coul d easil y b e mad e int o a walle d an d covere d additio n t o th e restaurant . MOREOVER , Well s said , th e restauran t exterio r doe s no t con for m t o OIR C standard s fo r building s i n th e histori c district . Th e exterio r i s peck y cypress , no t unattractiv e t o som e ob servers , bu t no t i n lin e wit h traditiona l Ke y Wes t construc tio n practices . . • Well s sai d als o tha t Billie' s foundatio n fo r th e fron t par t o f th e additio n wa s originall y lai d ou t t o intrud e fou r fee t int o th e cit y easement , bringin g i t t o withi n fou r feet , five eighth s o f a n inc h fro m th e wal l o f th e Harbo r House , whic h stand s five-eighth s of.a n inc h insid e it s ow n propert y line . Well s convince d th e contractor . Bil l Vannie , tha t i t woul d no t b e wis e t o intrud e ont o th e cit y easement . Th e distanc e o f Billie' s fro m th e Harbo r Hous e i s no t no w a n issue , althoug h th e Harbo r Hous e woul d obviousl y prefe r tha t it s mai n entranc e o n th e cit y easemen t wa s no t partiall y maske d b y Billie' s ne w addition . T.H E MAJO R CONTENTIO N betwee n Billie' s an d th e Harbo r Hous e an d othe r commercia l neighbor s i s th e exterio r decor , althoug h th e "patio" tha t look s lik e th e beginnin g o f anothe r roo m a t th e bac k o f Billie's-i s bein g watche d carefully . Joh n Mercer , chairma n o f th e OIRC , sai d tha t Rup p showe d hi m a drawin g o f th e propose d improvement s and . alteration s las t summer . Th e drawin g show s a slopin g mansar d roo f an d planter s belo w th e window s runnin g alon g Fron t Stree t and aroun d th e corne r o n Tiff s Alley . A s finished , th e roo f ±s starkl y straight , an d ther e i s n o roo m fo r planters , sinc e th e buildin g abut s o n th e sidewalk . Also , th e drawin g make s n o mentio n o f th e typ e o f facad e t o b e used . Merce r sai d tha t the,OIR C woul d neve r hav e approve d Billie's . a s i t no w stands . BU T DI D TH E OIR C approv e th e buildin g base d o n th e drawing ? Ye s an d no . Merce r sai d tha t th e member s o f th e OIR C — Mercer , Florenc e Rabon , Jo e Pinder , Dic k McGarry , an d Bil l For d — hav e agree d t o portio n ou t application s fo r OIR C approva l t o indi vidua l OIR C members . Tha t is , eac h membe r get s a handfu l o f project s t o decid e o n individually , rathe r tha n th e whol e board , reviewin g al l applications . I t i s mor e expedien t tha t way . I t ha s bee n agree d tha t th e othe r fou r member s wil l rubber stam p eac h member' s independen t assessmen t o f th e project s as signe d t o him . " I n thi s way , yes , th e OIR C di d approv e Billie 1 s . Merce r approve d th e alteration s o n th e basi s o f th e drawin g submitte d t o hi m b y Rupp , an d th e res t o f th e OIR C wen t alon g wit h hi s 3 7 decision . The n Merce r wen t awa y o n vacation , an d whe n h e cam e bac k h e wa s shocke d t o se e ho w differen t Billie' s look s no w compare d t o th e drawin g h e approve d then . Merce r sai d tha t h e feel s betraye d b y Rupp' s sayin g on e thin g an d doin g another . Well s characterize d Rupp' s dealing s similarly . Whe n w e contacte d Willia m Rup p t o discus s th e controversy , h e said , " I hav e n o intentio n o f talkin g t o anybod y abou t it," ' an d refuse d t o commen t further . NO W W E COM E t o a familia r poin t i n constructio n project s i n th e Keys . Th e dee d i s done , intereste d observer s ar e wringin g thei r hand s i n dismay , finger s ar e pointed , buck s ar e bein g passed , concerne d citizen s deman d tha t something'b e done . Littl e ha s bee n don e s o far , an d i t i s a matte r o f opinio n wha t ca n be don e now . Well s sai d tha t hi s neighbor s supporte d hi m unti l i t cam e tim e t o appea r befor e th e Cit y Commission , the n h e stoo d alone . A t th e firs t readin g o f th e varianc e Novembe r 20 , whe n Well s presente d a well-ordered , logica l argu ~ ment , Commissione r Weekle y vote d agains t th e variance . A t th e secon d readin g Decembe r 4 , whe n Well s foun d tha t n o on e wa s willin g t o stan d u p wit h hi m an d buc k th e 31 vote , h e decide d tha t i t woul d serv e n o purpos e t o argu e further , an d h e di d no t atten d th e meeting . Weekle y vote d wit h th e majorit y fo r th e varianc e thi s time , sinc e ther e wa s n o opposition . S o th e varianc e i s passe d t o allo w Billie' s t o cove r 70 % o f th e property , an d wha t become s o f th e "patio " wit h th e stud s fo r wall s remain s t o b e seen . TH E MATTE R A T ISSUE , then , i s whethe r o r no t th e facad e o f peck y cypress , th e star k roo f line , an d th e unadorne d window s wil l b e allowe d t o remai n a s the y ar e — a n arrogan t gestur e o f refusa l t o maintai n Ol d Tow n deco r accordin g t o th e Cit y Code . Ther e ar e tw o way s ±> y whic h Rup p ca n b e mad e t o brin g hi s restauran t int o somethin g mor e closel y resemblin g conformit y wit h Ol d Tow n architecture : th e OIR C ca n fle x th e muscl e grante d t o i t i n th e Cit y Charte r b y havin g th e Publi c Servic e Directo r orde r wor k stoppe d tha t doe s no t confor m t o th e permit, " o r th e Cit y buildin g inspecto r ca n withhol d a Certificat e o f Occupanc y unti l th e buildin g conform s t o th e Buildin g Code . TH E OIR C i s no t withou t blam e i n thi s instance . Th e metho d o f appointin g on e membe r t o overse e a projec t an d approvin g hi s decisio n withou t furthe r revie w b y othe r member s violate s th e public' s righ t t o hav e a majorit y approv e a projec t wit h ful l knowledg e o f wha t th e projec t entails . Eac h projec t shoul d b e studie d b y th e whol e Commission . Thos e wh o serv e o n th e Commissio n wh o fee l tha t thi s woul d tak e to o muc h o f thei r tim e shoul d resig n i n favo r o f someon e wh o ha s tim e t o d o th e jo b properly . Billie' s was.brough t t o it s presen t stat e o f com pletio n whil e th e OIR C membe r i n charg e o f th e projec t — Joh n Merce r — wa s ou t o f town . I f al l o f th e OIR C member s share d equa l responsibilit y fo r th e project , woul d i t hav e gotte n tha t far ? ACCORDIN G T O OIRC' S RULES , Rup p wa s suppose d t o hav e sub mitte d a n applicatio n accompanie d b y plan s an d specification s tha t woul d full y describ e th e "propose d appearance , color , tex tur e o r material s an d architectura l desig n o f th e exterior. " " Apparently , Merce r accepte d a hast y sketc h o n a shee t o f ac countin g pape r tha t di d no t indicat e th e materia l t o b e use d v i ' . h.h" • Sketch of alterations submitted to OIRC by Rupp o n th e facade . I t i s questionabl e whethe r tha t sketc h eve n conform s t o Ol d Tow n decor , bu t i t certainl y fit s i n wit h th e surrounding s bette r tha n th e presen t structure . Merce r appear s t o hav e acte d i n goo d faith , althoug h relyin g perhap s to o muc h o n Ke y Wes t informalit y an d gentlemanl y trust , an d th e OIRC,seem s t o hav e becom e la x throug h a . desir e fo r ex pediency , no t a n inten t t o compromis e th e histori c appearanc e o f Ol d Town . Th e OIR C shoul d welcom e th e opportunit y t o re cove r th e credibilit y los t whe n Billie' s wa s erecte d in_it s presen t for m wit h apparen t OIR C approval . I t ca n d o thi s b y forcin g Billie' s int o conformit y wit h th e Ol d Tow n atmosphere . Bu t i f Billie' s i s allowe d t o flou t th e la w an d stic k ou t lik e a paga n i n church , wha t i s th e us e o f th e OIRC ? [f t Semi Sl'mnOiSetvtJ jCate Might 11 :}o lit 3 7 lit SHiJmgkt Gntalainmot f Sunset Sunday Cocklatf Sioui £Btunch tt:s o lit j lite*. macran ^po ^ eg? ^ Shu °° 62 * ° S&TF[E } RfSE ; T/ITTO O ... . . , . . _ JJie'ie's Jlo zllace S^ike Siome NIGH T REALT Y YOU'R E INVITEDI j t o visi t ou r offic e i n th e "Oldes t Schoo l House " buildin g 33 6 Duva l (corne r o f Eato n Street ) Residentia l • Commercia l • Investmen t Propert y ANGELC' S TAKE OUT SERVICE AVAILABLE OPE N DAIL Y TI L 4 A M 20 8 DUVA L ST .

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3 8 AM I Jineo f sportin g goods Ke y West' s tea m outfitter s Locate d » i n oearstow n etterme n Le t u s ri g yo u fro m to p t o i botto m SPtRPOf foP-JJ&VEk 619DUVALSTREE T ievi' s LEV l STRAUS S S . C O 296-999 0 — ~ TH E CONCH — ISKOol d wif h Ename l W. Gold ; Plai n WKwithDiafTiond s 40 0 Fron t Stree t 296-632 4 VV E BU Y $&iii^ NORMA N BABE L MORT G AG E CO . ^VllAMI i FLORID A 3316 2 Gal l Collect : (305 ) 949-637 8 License d Mortgag e Broker s SOM E REMARK S continued from page 33 ABSOLUT E TITL E t o th e "indigenou s park " propert y wa s grante d t o th e Cit y b y th e Navy . A gran t o f $150,00 0 fro m th e Eco nomi c Developmen t Administratio n ha s pai d fo r th e pavilio n an d parkin g lot . Loca l club s an d group s ar e bein g aske d t o contribut e fund s o r othe r ai d t o com Pavilion at "indigenous park. " plet e th e project . Th e immediat e nee d _ i s fo r fil l befor e an y plantin g ca n b e ' done , the n a variet y o f tree s an d plant s Vil l b e welcome d fro m th e community . Publi c Work s Directo r Mari o Davil a wil l •handl e al l offer s o f tree s fo r th e park . Th e entir e projec t wil l tak e abou t fiv e year s t o complete , bu t portion s wil l b e read y fo r us e sooner . A NE W HOM E CAR E progra m t o kee p th e elderl y ou t o f institution s an d wit h thei r familie s i s no w availabl e t o peo pl e i n Dad e an d Monro e Counties , local 1 official s o f th e Departmen t o f Healt h an d Rehabilitativ e Service s announce d recently . Th e progra m ca n pa y subsidie s o f u p t o $27 2 fo r roo m an d board , in cidentals , medica l service s an d othe r li p \ KE Y WE$ f % ...... . ' ' •*•" • *:-i FABRI C WORL D 6 B SIMONTO N TEL.294-1773/KE Y WEST.FU . 3 9 specialize d care . "Ove r tw o hundre d o f ou r senio r citi* zen s will,b e abl e t o liv e i n thei r ow n communitie s throug h thi s program, " said . Ma x B . Rothman , HR S distric t administrator . "We'r e talkin g abou t peopl e wh o otherwis e woul d b e force d t o ente r o r remai n i n nursin g home s an d stat e hospitals. " T O B E ELIGIBL E fo r th e hom e car e pro gram , a perso n mus t b e a t leas t 6 5 year s old , a residen t o f Florida , certifie d b y a physicia n t o b e i n nee d o f progra m services , an d hav e a maximu m monthl y in com e o f $515 . "We'r e als o goin g t o loo k a t th e typ e o f hom e thi s elderl y perso n wil l b e liv in g in, " sai d Rothman . "W e wan t t o b e sur e tha t th e hom e car e provider , pre ferabl y a relative , i s intereste d i n th e welfar e o f tha t individua l an d ca n giv e th e kin d o f qualit y car e needed. " Whil e HR S anticipate s tha t man y re ferral s fo r th e progra m wil l b e comin g fro m nursin g homes , hospital s an d othe r car e facilities , referral s fro m th e com munit y an d familie s o f prospectiv e client s ar e bein g encouraged . Anyon e intereste d i n additiona l informatio n ca n cal l 325-311 1 i n Miami . TH E FLORID A COOPERATIV E Extensio n Servic e i s seekin g owner s o f variou s far m animal s suc h a s cows , chickens , pigs , ducks , turkeys , goat s an d shee p wh o migh t b e intereste d i n displayin g thei r animal s a t th e upcomin g Monro e Count y Fai r fro m Februar y 23r d t o Marc h 4th , 1979 . Fee d an d car e wil l b e provide d fo r th e animal s whil e the y ar e o n exhibit . Th e purpos e o f th e exhibi t i s t o provid e a n opportunity_fo r are a yout h t o vie w firs t han d far m animal s tha t ar e s o rarel y see n i n da y t o da y contac t i n th e Keys , tha t man y childre n ar e acquainte d FABRI C Ke y Plaz a Shoppin g Center , Ke y Wes t Exclusiv e i n Ke y West : burd a pattern s fro m Europ e plu s al l you r fabri c need s TC P of the L A CONCH A HOTE L 45 0 OUVA t STREE T OL D TOW N Panotami c Vie w Al l Ks y W«s t Famou s To p Luncheo n Men u Mon . Sat . 11:3 0 a m -4:0 0 p m Favorit e Cocktail s Dall y 1 1 a.m.4 a.m . wit h the m onl y throug h book s an d othe r media . Th e exhibi t i s intende d t o b e a n educationa l on e an d no t fo r competition . Anyon e wit h animal s t o displa y shoul d contac t th e Count y Agent' s offic e a t 294-464 1 (Ke y West) , 872-200 2 (Lowe r Keys) , o r 664-919 0 (Uppe r Keys) . As k fo r ex tensio n 26 3 o r 264 . •\ • .:-» A pair of ospreys put their own "atopwork order" into effect by stuffing nesting material into the pulley of a crane that has been digging fill from a marl •pit on the ocean side of Sugarloaf Key. frig j mwtm wWf s 11Smin k SI T

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E Y WE S GLAS S WORK S Stained a(ass shades and , custom O A c/es t qKS ; ofas s suppQk S, cfosse s and AesicAaii on. OjM K 1 1 A M T O 9 FRE E PARKIN G TEI . 294-400 0 E L CACBOU E RESTAURAN T SPECIAUZIN C I N SPANIS H FOO D & CUBA N SANDWICHE S 12 J Dovk l ST . • Vi Bloc k IRO M NATMWJA I Bu d GAN G VIOLENC E b y Kathlee n Hargreave s COMMUNIT Y U P I N ARM S OVE R GAN G ASSAULT S I F YO U BELIEV E wha t yo u rea d i n th e papers , there' s troubl e i n paradise . I f yo u tal k t o loca l resident s Tomm y Ander so n an d Dal e Newton , you'l l ge t th e stor y firs t hand . An d i f yo u tal k t o Ke y West' s Chie f o f Police , Winsto n "Jimmy " James , he'l l tel l yo u tha t there' s alway s bee n a certai n amoun t o f troubl e i n Ke y West . Accordin g t o James , th e islan d ha s alway s ha d it s shar e o f crime : robberies , mugging s an d fist-fight s (o r worse ) aris in g fro m difference s o f opinio n tha t originat e i n barroom s an d spil l ove r on t o th e street . Bu t th e natur e o f today' s proble m doesn' t involv e argument s betwee n shrimpers , nav y personne l o r loca l resi dent s . Instead , i t deal s wit h unprovoke d attack s o n unarmed , unassumin g an d ofte n defenseles s islan d resident s an d visitor s b y not-so-rovin g band s o f teenage d thugs . TOMM Y ANDERSO N ha s live d i n Ke y Wes t al l hi s life . Unti l recently , th e onl y knowledg e h e ha d o f violenc e o n th e islan d wa s acquire d throug h secon d han d reports . A fe w week s ago , Tomm y wa s walkin g alon e ' t o hi s hous e o n Margare t Stree t whe n h e wa s attacke d fro m behin d b y si x teenage d boy s a t seve n o'cloc k i n th e evening . " I sa w the m comin g dow n th e street , bu t becaus e I Jiive d i n th e neighborhoo d an d becaus e the y ha d see n m e i n th e are a before , I though t the y wouldn' t bothe r me . Al l o f a sudde n the y wer e al l aroun d an d beatin g me . Luckily , m y siste r an d he r boyfrien d live d righ t dow n th e street , an d I wa s abl e t o ru n t o thei r hous e fo r help . Otherwise , I' d probabl y b e i n th e hospita l today . I ha d a coupl e o f ba d bruise s o n m y ja w an d wa s force d t o drin k liquid s fo r a while, " h e recalled . SINCE ' THA T TIME , Anderso n say s h e think s twic e befor e leavin g th e hous e alon e an d refuse s t o par k hi s ca r any wher e bu t righ t i n fron t o f th e house . "A s o f now , m y famil y an d I , wh o hav e bee n o n thi s islan d fo r th e pas t twenty som e years , canno t wal k aroun d th e corne r a t nigh t b y ourselve s fo r fea r o f runnin g int o thes e kid s again, " h e added . Anderson , wh o wa s carryin g a walle t an d othe r belongings , i s convince d tha t th s attac k wa s no t robbery-motivated . "The y didn' t g o fo r m y wallet . Yo u coul d hal f understan d i f the y di d i t becaus e the y neede d t o eat . Bu t t o attac k some on e fo r th e sol e purpos e o f hurtin g the m i s reall y frightening, " h e observed . Anderso n say s h e ha s hear d o f a t leas t 2 0 case s o f assaul t o r harassmen t i n hi s neighborhoo d i n th e las t si x months . Man y o f thes e hav e gon e unreporte d be caus e victim s ar e unabl e t o identif y as sailant s b y nam e an d fee l "the y woul d b e wastin g thei r tim e t o fil e a repor t o n a n inciden t n o on e els e witnesse d an d on e perpetrate d b y peopl e n o on e ca n identify. " NO T AL L ATTACK S ar e simila r t o tha t whic h happene d t o Tommy . Othe r victim s repor t genera l harassmen t suc h a s verba l abuse s levelle d agains t gays , an d intimi dation s tha t rang e fro m forcin g pedestrian s t o wal k anothe r directio n i n orde r t o avoi d passin g th e gang s t o threats , bot tles , bee r can s an d brick s hurle d a t homes , businesse s — an d head s — o f un fortunat e citizens . Som e attacks , suc h a s tha t o n Dal e Newton , begi n a s verba l tauntin g an d en d u p i n assaul t an d battery . Newto n wa s lef t bloodie d an d unconsciou s i n fron t o f th e Whit e Hous e Restauran t an d Boutiqu e o n Duva l Street . Charge s wer e late r file d agains t hi s assailant s — loca l youths . TH E GAN G tha t attacke d Tomm y i s no t ne w t o th e neighborhood . Mor e tha n tw o month s ag o h e calle d a loca l r> ' ^spape r an d requeste d thei r assistanc e i n pub licizin g th e problem . RESTAURAN T AN D LOUNG E Fin e Italia n Foo d a t Criminall y Lo w Price s Liv e Entertainmen t Nightl y I n a Luxuriou s Ol d Tim e atmospher e Opene d fo r Lunc h 1 1 A.M . -4P.M . Dinne r 5 P.M . 1 1 P.M . 'Come On Down and See Vito & The Boys" The Friendliest Hoods in Town 294-673 2 50 9 DUVA L STREE T \yeny specia l ful l servic e salo n fO R al l o p you R m6ivi6ua l neebs — featuRin q — artisti c plowe R weavin g Senso a peR m intensiv e conditionin g tReatment s aviqa l eqyptia n henn a ha m CRimpin Q ful l colORin q seRvice s TTianicuRes , pefcicimes , faBulou s fake s pRivat e gentlemen' s quaRteR s 66st h SeRR i ski n caR e pR06uct s appointmen t phon e 296-858 3 11 7 pitzpatRic k StRee t • I n th e kin o plaz a • O1 6 town , ke y Wes t mon . thR U fra . 1 0 t o 8 • SatuRoa y 1 0 t o 6 • Close d Suno& y " I said , 'I t hasn' t happene d t o me , bu t ther e ar e s o man y peopl e wh o hav e bee n jumpe d i n thi s neighborhoo d tha t I kno w somethin g ba d i s goin g t o happe n on e day,' " h e explained . Anderso n wa s tol d " ther e wa s nothin g th e pape r coul d d o with ou t a polic e repor t o r witnesses . Th e officia l polic e reactio n ha s bee n muc h th e same . I N RESPONS E T O th e ris e i n assaul t an d batter y case s (reporte d complaint s hav e rise n mor e tha n 20 0 pe r cen t fo r th e Octobe r t o mid-Decembe r perio d durin g th e las t tw o years) , th e loca l Busines s Guild , a 7 0 membe r coalitio n o f man y o f th e newe r merchants.an d touris t hom e own ers , hav e me t wit h Chie f Jame s t o discus s an d emphasiz e th e problem , on e whic h the y fee l i s no t restricte d t o th e ga y community . Ji m Camp , Presiden t an d spokesma n fo r th e Guild , tol d reporter s tha t th e cru x o f th e matte r i s no t th e unwillingnes s o f polic e t o respon d t o complaint s fro m th e ga y community , bu t rathe r th e inabilit y o f polic e t o dea l wit h risin g crim e i n th e fac e o f a small , underpai d an d rela tivel y inexperience d polic e force . CHIE F JAME S echoe d Camp' s sentimen t i n a recen t interview . "We'v e go t a littl e ove r 3 0 officer s t o contro l a n islan d populatio n tha t approache s 60,00 0 peopl e i n th e winte r months . Man y o f ou r me n ar e s o ne w tha t the y have , t o rid e aroun d i n a squa d ca r wit h a ma p o f Ke y Wes t nex t t o the m o h th e seat . W e tel l the m t o answe r a cal l a t a certai n address , an d they'v e go t t o loo k a t th e map.be for e the y kno w ho w t o ge t there . " I fee l sorr y fo r thes e ne w business men . They'v e investe d i n Ke y West , the y lov e i t her e an d w e lov e t o hav e them . Bu t mos t o f th e tim e w e ca n onl y affor d t o ru n fro m on e cal l t o th e next . In vestigat e complaints ? Sure , we' d lov e to . Whe n d o w e d o tha t wit h onl y 3 0 som e polic e spli t u p int o thre e dail y shifts ? "Fo r us , it' s a matte r o f doin g a littl e fo r everyon e rathe r tha n a lo t fo r on e particula r group . W e trie d t o explai n tha t t o th e Busines s Guil d an d I thin k 120 8 Simonton Stree t OPE N FO R TH E SEASO N Nightl y 6:3 0 -10:3 0 Sunda y Brunc h 11:3 0 2:3 0 Close d Wednesda y Fo r reservation s 294-071 7 the y understoo d ou r problem . Ho w d o yo u contro l a n islan d wit h 3 2 policemen ? Miam i Beac h i s a fractio n o f th e siz e o f Ke y Wes t an d they'v e go t te n time s th e numbe r o f police! " exclaime d James . WHIL E I T MIGH T b e tha t gay s ar e mor e voca l abou t th e incidenc e o f assaults , th e proble m i s definitel y no t restricte d t o them . Thi s reporte r recentl y observe d a broken-bottl e assaul t b y a yout h o n a n elderl y ma n sittin g a t th e corne r o f Simonto n an d Truma n durin g midday . . Becaus e Ke y Wes t i s suc h a close-kni t community , new s o f th e assault s travel s fast . Member s o f th e communit y — bot h ga y an d straigh t — hav e expresse d dee p concer n ove r th e problem . A numbe r o f thes e people , wh o hav e aske d tha t thei r identitie s no t b e revealed , ar e presentl y talkin g abou t handlin g th e matte r "o n th e street. " 1 "There' s n o questio n wha t I' d d o i f I sa w som e o f thos e punk s beatin g o n a n innocen t person . I' d figh t fir e wit h fire, " remarke d on e Duva l Stree t local . BEHAVIO R SUC H A S THI S i s exactl y wha t Chie f Jame s want s t o avoid . "The y leav e m e n o recours e bu t t o trea t the m th e sam e a s I woul d th e gan g offender, " Jame s said , adding , "Th e day s o f takin g la w an d orde r int o you r ow n hand s ar e lon g gon e — eve n i n Ke y West. " Jame s sai d tha t th e majo r proble m face d b y th e polic e forc e i n crackin g dow n o n thi s typ e o f crim e ha s bee n a lac k o f evidence , witnesse s an d prope r •identificatio n o f gan g members . RECEN T EVIDENC E suggest s tha t growin g an d widesprea d communit y cooperatio n wil l soo n eliminat e th e presen t stumblin g block s t o prosecution . Hig h schoo l year book s ar e bein g studie d i n hope s o f iden tifyin g face s whic h a t thi s poin t ar e wel l know n t o neighborhoo d residents , victim s an d th e polic e force . Communit y an d busines s member s ar e bandin g togethe r i n orde r t o kee p a watchfu l ey e o n vacan t propertie s (wher e th e gangs , ten d t o con gregate ) . Photograph s ar e bein g dis creetl y take n o f gan g member s fo r futur e 4 1 Ke y West' s bran d ne w Floatin g Restauran t • SANDWICHE S AN D FISHERMEN' S BO X LUNCHE S FRES H SEAFOO D Specializin g i n Shrim p & Fis h OPE N 7 DAY S 7 a m t o 9 p m Servin g Lunc h an d Dinne r • N . Roosevel t Blvd . A t Garriso n Bigh t BAI T BEE R AN D IG E 294-808 2 MuxnUnuntt •Hilta m M. 52 7 Jkmtn g St . 305-224-034 0

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4 6 Bac k Doo r T o Bi g Ro e articl e an d phot o b y Richar d Mars h A CANOE/HIKIN G tou r o f Bi g Pin e Ke y wit h Sta n Becke r start s wit h zig-zaggin g tyr o paddler s learnin g ho w t o prope l a cano e i n a straigh t lin e fro m Littl e Torc h Ke y acros s th e Bi g Pin e Channe l t o Bi g Pin e Key . B y th e tim e the y arrive , stat e tree / an d ar e a n eatin g delicacy . Jamaic a dogwoo d i s als o calle d th e fis h poiso n tree . Crushe d leave s an d roo t bar k onc e wer e use d t o stu n fishes . W e stoppe d t o ea t lunc h (provide d b y Becker ) unde r a gumbo-limb o tree . Stan Becker (right) Big Pine Channel. the y ar e exper t canoeists . B y th e tim e the y mak e th e retur n crossing , the y hav e see n an d learne d mor e abou t th e natura l lif e o f th e Key s tha n the y ca n easil y ab sor b i n a day . The y paddl e bac k i n a daze , stuffe d wit h observatio n enriche d b y Becker' s scholarl y bu t practica l com mentary . Fo r weeks , months , probabl y th e res t o f thei r lives , item s wil l sur fac e a t rando m o r b e calle d u p b y asso ' ciation . HEART S O F PAL M — ther e i s a loca l ban d b y tha t nam e — com e fro m th e cab • bag e pal m o r saba l palmetto , th e Florid a leads aanoeiete CMSTOBB Stake s cu t fro m gumbo-limb o branche s an d plante d alon g a fenc e lin e wil l roo t an d gro w int o a livin g fence . Te a fro m th e gree n underbar k o f th e gumbo-limb o — calle d gumelak a — i s soothin g t o th e stomach . . Th e pigeo n plu m i s edible ; s o i s th e strangle r fi g an d th e sati n leaf , whic h i s identifie d b y it s green-on-to p an d reddish-brown-on-botto m leaves . Th e tallowoo d plum , popularl y calle d th e purg e nut , ha s a see d tha t i s a power fu l purgative . Usuall y growin g nearb y i s th e whit e stopper , th e purg e nut' s antidote . W e sa w th e notoriou s manchineel , malefi c bu t pleasantl y fragrant , th e poisonou s tre e o f horrifi c reputation . Indian s use d t o tortur e captive s t o deat h b y tyin g the m nake d t o th e tree . Poison s exuded'b y th e tre e woul d slowl y — i n a wee k o r s o — fla y th e ski n fro m th e victim , an d h e woul d di e i n agon y fro m los s o f blood . Becke r explaine d th e change s i n vege tatio n afte r w e tie d th e canoe s t o th e re d mangrove s o n th e nort h sid e o f Bi g Pin e Key. ' Re d an d blac k mangrove s pre dominat e fro m th e wate r lin e t o a n ele vatio n o f eigh t inches . Nex t come s th e transitio n forest , characterize d b y but tonwood , whit e mangrove , an d manchineel , t o on e foo t abov e se a level . THE N W E ARRIVE D a t Watson' s Hammoc k (fro m th e Cree k India n hummock, "garde n place") . Peopl e use d t o liv e ther e unti l th e Depression , whe n source s o f incom e lik e commercia l fishin g drie d u p fo r lac k o f buyers . Mizpa h Saunder s — a memorabl e poeti c nam e — use d t o liv e there . I t too k th e whol e da y fro m nin e t o fiv e t o complet e th e trek. Tiring ? Not too . Th e younges t companion , a seven year-ol d girl , wa s subdue d bu t fa r fro m exhauste d a t th e en d o f th e day , bu t the n sh e di d no t paddle . Th e pac e i s leisurel y an d th e discussio n stop s ar e frequent , bu t yo u wan t t o b e i n reasonabl y goo d conditio n t o enjo y th e tri p throug h t o th e end . YO U WIL L WAN T t o rea d a boo k o r tw o o n Key s ecolog y an d g o bac k again . Ther e i s mor e tha n ca n b e graspe d i n a shor t time , an d repea t visit s onl y increas e th e desir e t o lear n mor e abou t th e uniqu e environmen t o f th e Florid a Keys . m CUSTO M WOR K I N 11-OUMC E WATERWMWB 1 COTTO N MARIN E DUC K • DUFFL E JUi D DIV E BAS S • SE A BAG S AN D TOT E BAS S I N STOC K O R MAD E T O YOU R NEED S handmade bread, rolls, pastries natural ingredients baked fresh daily STEV E NES S KATH Y HOISINGTO N #1 4 KE Y LIM E SQUAR E wholesale • retail • catering • special orders • LUNCHEO H SPECIAL S DAIL Y BEERi & WIN E SNACK S T O DINNER S 8PECJAUZH4 O I N LOCA L SEAFOO D INFORMALOUTDOO R WHIM O 294-330 7 613V * Duva l Street , Ke y Wes t COMIN G FO R DECEMBE R RA W BA H 61 5 Duva l Stree t . 294-723 4 §<>••'7. . M ,~ 64 7 duva l stree t

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