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Solares Hill

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

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

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

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KE Y WES T GLAS S WORK S CUSTO M STAINE D GLAS S WINDOW S & SHADE S CLASSE S AS T CLAS S SUPPLIE S j[101 8 Truma n j } Tang e Wood s keep s th e tea m aliv e wit h he r stead y chatte r fro m thir d base , an d she . entertain s th e infiel d wit h a runnin g commentar y o n ho w lous y th e girl s a t ba t ar e an d ho w the y bette r no t hi t on e anywher e nea r her . Sh e dance s acros s th e infiel d afte r th e thir d ou t an d doe s a littl e shimm y i n fron t o f th e dugou t t o le t everybod y kno w somebody's go t som e lif e ou t there . Tang e i s als o hittin g i n th e 600' s an d throw s a screame r t o firs t fro m third . IT' S N O MYSTER Y wher e Vernett e "Th e Fox " Sulliva n picke d u p he r nickname . Sh e show s u p fo r a gam e i n spotless " white " shorts , he r hai r pulle d rakishl y t o on e side , an d wearin g jus t th e righ t amoun t o f makeup . I t confuse s opponents , who_ . don' t figur e anybod y wh o look s lik e sh e jus t steppe d ou t o f a perfum e commercia l ca n poun d th e bal l o r thro w i t lik e Veirni e can . An d sh e "als o run s lik e a Fox . .... . ifanet--Nickerson'r~a™fl"e liier7~± i s " also;™ " deceiving . She' s slightl y built , s o th e outfiel d usuall y come s i n when , sh e step s t o th e plate , leavin g he r a coupl e o f acre s betwee n the m an d th e fenc e t o us e fo r targe t practice . Barbar a Clear e isn' t deceivin g i n th e least , bu t i t doesn' t d o muc h goo d t o bac k u p whe n sh e tear s th e cove r of f th e ball . Kati e Clayto n wear s ankl e weight s befor e th e game , an d whe n sh e hit s th e bas e path s th e dus t flies , an d she' s jus t a blur . Loisell e i s a s sure hande d a shortsto p a s I'v e eve r seen , and th e bullet s sh e fire s t o firs t bas e mak e a lo t o f me n enviou s (lik e me , fo r in stance , wh o ha s neve r gotte n th e han g o f "th e sidear m throw) . THE N THERE' S STAC Y VALDEZ , wh o bat s .655 , an d Phoeb e Banele , Chana l Robinso n an d Georgett e "Robertson , ai r goo d all •••' ~•ounS""pTayefs' . There' 1 s~~S~tepKan~Ie ~ "Mingo/ " an d th e rooki e Josephin e H'art , an d th e whit e gir l Sand y Haga n who' s hel l o n secon d base . Tamr a an d An n Dennin g ar e a talente d siste r act , an d Doreth a Lelan d an d Faw n Huddl e ar e earnin g place s i n th e lineup . Garfiel d Ash e an d hi s assistan t Mar k Harri s hel p Willi e coach . They'r e al l th e reason s Firs t Federa l i s a winnin g team . The y ca n tal k abou t attitud e an d bein g tigh t lik e a famil y an d al l tha t , an d it' s al l true . Goo d attitude s hel p wi n games . Bu t th e mai n reaso n the y wi n ever y gam e the y pla y i s tha t they'r e th e bes t player s i n th e league , positio n fo r position . I HAT E T O SOUN D chauvinisti c here , bu t mos t o f th e women' s team s jus t aren' t very , well , polished . There' s n o suc h thin g a s a routin e play , fo r instance . I f a Firs t Federa l outfielde r catche s a hig h fly , he r rewar d i s mil d applaus e an d a n "att a girl " o r tw o becaus e she' s expecte d t o catc h it . I f mos t o f th e other s catc h a fl y ball , it' s caus e fo r • a gatfl^-'^toppto g "d'elebrat'toTi. ' ;";"" " ; — Tang e Wood s stoppe d a lin e sho t th e othe r nigh t tha t woul d hav e knocke d a smal l hors e down . Verni e pulle d wha t woul d hav e bee n a tripl e pla y i f ther e hadn' t bee n on e ou t (sh e caugh t a lin e driv e a t secon d base , steppe d o n th e ba g behin d a runne r fo r two , and,,.fire d i t t o firs t t o catc h th e othe r runne r of f th e bag) . Loisell e an d Barbara , bot h right-han d hitters , ca n hi t t o righ t fiel d a t will , wherea s mos t o f th e play er s o n othe r team s jus t pra y t o Go d i t goe s somewhere. Th e tea m i s simpl y supe r good , an d they'r e fu n t o watch , too . I t ofte n happen s tha t team s ge t s o goo d the y thin k the y hav e t o b e coo l abou t i t an d no t sho w an y emotion . Firs t Federa l hasn' t hear d abou t that ; th e leagu e an d Ke y Wes t ar e riche r fo r it . -at-. consciousl y t M j" ! * : : : , : '~+•*' ' V TO O
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TH E NE W 198 0 SUIT S fl /OF T TOUC H 704Duva l • 40 3 Green e • 296-262 2 OPE K FO R DINNE R Monda y Sunda y 6:0 0 -11:0 0 FRANCE S HAME S B Y MALCOL M ROS S KE Y WES T STAND S t o los e on e o f it s mor e interestin g citizen s a t th e de partur e o f France s Hames , wh o fo r man y year s ha s bee n regarde d a s th e undis pute d loca l authorit y o n bird s an d bir d identification . Frances , wh o original l y cam e t o Ke y Wes t i n 194 2 i n searc h o f th e grea t whit e heron , ha d grow n u p i n Haywoo d County , Nort h Carolina , o n th e fringe s o f th e Grea t Smok y Mountains . Bird s an d othe r form s o f wildlif e wer e a n ever-presen t an d importan t par t o f he r background . Whe n France s cam e t o th e Florid a Keys , th e Grea t Whit e Hero n Nationa l Refug e ha d no t bee n establishe d i n th e Lowe r Keys , an d thi s magnificen t bir d wa s regarde d a s a distinc t specie s whos e rang e i n th e Unite d State s extend e d n o furthe r nort h tha n th e Keys . Sinc e th e establishmen t o f th e refug e i n th e 1950' s (France s wa s presen t a t th e dedicatio n ceremonie s i n Everglade s City , wher e Presiden t Harr y Truma n wa s on e o f th e speakers ) th e grea t whit e hero n ha s com e t o b e regarde d a s onl y a phas e o f th e grea t blu e heron . Thi s i s o f cours e a n embarrassmen t t o Wash ington , bu t th e debat e i s b y n o mean s ended, an d ther e i s som e feelin g tha t th e grea t whit e ma y stil l regai n it s statu s a s a separat e species . BEFOR E COMIN G T O Ke y West , France s ha d live d i n Atlanta , wher e sh e wa s a membe r o f th e Atlant a Bir d Club , late r t o becom e th e Atlant a Audubo n Society . I n 194' 2 th e Unite d State s wa s smac k i n th e middl e o f Worl d Wa r II , an d Ke y Wes t wa s involve d i n a heav y militar y buildu p wit h man y job s availabl e fo r civilia n personnel . Th e prospect s fo r loca l em ploymen t an d th e varie d bir d lif e o f th e Keys , whic h i s unmatche d i n fe w place s I n th e worl d (largel y because.o f th e uniqu e geograph y whic h provide s a sunglas s emporiu m l a plac e 11 1 duva l stree t ope n 7 day s ampl e habita t fo r man y wate r an d shore bir d species , a s wel l a s it s locatio n o n majo r migrator y routes) , convince d France s t o settl e i n Ke y West . Sh e foun d a jo b a s a clerk-typis t fo r th e Navy , an d i n tim e awa y fro m th e offic e sh e wa s abl e t o pursu e ha c interes t i n birds . "Birding " (o r "birdwatching, " a s i t i s know n i n Englan d — "birders " ar e America n birdwatchers ) wa s onc e regard e d a s a pursui t o f certai n member s o f th e lunati c fringe , bu t durin g th e pas t decade s i t •ha s grow n greatl y i n popu larit y an d ha s no w becom e a highl y com petitiv e avocation . France s recall s a tim e no t to o lon g ag o whe n onl y tw o peopl e i n th e Unite d State s ha d see n ove r si x hundre d specie s o f birds . No w ther e ar e abou t te n peopl e i n th e countr y wh o hav e sighte d ove r 70 0 species , an d the y ar e le d b y th e kin g o f th e birders , Jo e Taylo r o f Ne w York , wh o ha s sighte d 73 5 species ! France s i s a membe r o f th e elit e "60 0 club/ " whic h no w number s abou t tw o hundre d people , an d sh e i s credite d wit h sightin g 62 5 species . BIRDIN G HA S BEE N Frances 1 majo r diversio n sinc e he r retiremen t fro m th e Nav y i n 1965 , an d th e Key s an d Ke y Wes t hav e allowe d he r t o ad d man y specie s t o he r list . Thi s winter' s sightin g i n Everglade s Nationa l Par k o f th e Ke y Wes t Quai l Dove , whic h naturalis t painte r Cop t 5O5' 6 RESTAURAN T Fres h daily , right-from-the-ocean SEAFOO D Ra w Oyster s Shrim p Steame d i n Bee r Conc h Chowde r Lobste r & Turtl e 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 Joh n Jame s Audubo n firs t sa w an d name d "durin g his ' visi t "t o Ke y West,"'marKe d •* " ' onl y th e secon d tim e i n thi s centur y tha t thi s bir d ha d bee n sighte d i n th e United-States.—Audubon---describe d -i-t — — a s th e mos t beautifu l bir d h e ha d eve r seen . Althoug h no t th e firs t t o sigh t it , France s wa s on e o f th e firs t o n th e scen e t o observ e i t i n it s mosquitoe y retrea t o n Snsl'.eb. i t e Tr-rii 1 . i n th e park . Recen t visitor s t o th e Key s hav e als o bee n th e Baham a Duc k an d a pai r o f Antillea n pal m swifts , whic h too k u p residenc e i n th e Ke y Wes t cemetery . Thes e swifts , whic h hav e th e curiou s habi t o f buildin g n o nes t bu t gluein g thei r egg s t o pal m frond s wit h saliva , wer e see n ove r a perio d o f severa l weeks , bu t n o evidenc e o f nestin g wa s observed . FRANCE S HA S LOGGE D man y hour s i n trave l abou t th e res t o f th e countr y i n search..o f variousJbird , species,...bu t sometime s 'th e object s o f suc h searche s remai n elusive . Ove r th e year s sh e ha s mad e fou r o r fiv e trip s t o th e wester n Unite d State s i n searc h o f th e Calliop e hummingbird . Nort h America' s smalles t hummingbird , onl y t o retur n eac h tim e withou t seein g it . France s regret s tha t birdin g doe s no t attrac t mor e member s t o it s rank s an d recommend s i t highl y t o thos e peo _ • pi e wh o nee d somethin g t o do . N o vas t expenditur e fo r equipmen t i s required , merel y a goo d bir d guid e an d a pai r o f binoculars . Man y senio r citizen s an d othe r retiree s ar e no w findin g i t a rewardin g pastim e an d ar e contributin g greatl y t o th e knowledg e abou t variou s specie s and-thei r habits ^ Franceslamentsthat"It'sno t th e ol d Ke y West.anymore, " bu t admit s tha t ther e i s stil l "somethin g ver y attrac tiv e abou t th e area. " He r plan s ar e . indefinitei.^^nd ^ sh e wil l probabl y fin d GULFSTREA M •— ROMANC E $1.49...$2.53...$1.19...49*...49* . . . Th e cas h registe r subtract s fro m th e reward s o f m y labor . I catc h a glimps e o f her , standin g betwee n th e fiv e fo r a dolla r sou p can s an d th e whea t cerea l tha t promise s t o mak e m e pol e vaul t 1 7 feet . I star e a t thos e golde n curl s fram in g tha t gentl e face...an d thos e placi d gree n eyes . Sh e fondle s a n avocado . "Dea r Lord , wh y wasn' t I bor n a n avocado? " "Than k yo u sir , an d hav e a nic e day. " r pic k u p m y sac k an d wal k ou t th e door . I pres s m y nos e agains t th e glass , leavin g a greas y pat h o f perspiratio n a s I follo w he r progres s alon g th e froze n foo d counte r a t th e rea r o f th e store . Sh e cast s a n amuse d smil e i n m y directio n a s I ru n ou t o f glas s an d dra g m y nos e acros s a foo t o f masonry . I wal k home , m y hear t meltin g faste r tha n th e chocolat e fudg e rippl e no w runnin g dow n betwee n on e doze n grad e "A " mediu m egg s an d tw o pound s o f por k chops . Wh y i s it , I wonder , tha t th e bes t love s o f m y lif e ar e th e one s I neve r had ? b y Kell y Harrige r i t difficul t t o sta y awa y fro m th e Key s an d Ke y Wes t fo r ver y long . Perhap s somethin g a s elementar y a s th e loca l sightin g o f anothe r exoti c feathere d wandere r wil l brin g he r bac k wit h bi nocular s t o ou r shores . MraBiddlef c CAND Y STOR E , AN D IC E CREA M PARfcOR ] le e Cream s Candie s i n th e Ol d Traditio n ejoutferi f (Poo r Richard's ) « I ECAPTUR1NG THE AMBIANCE OF GREENEST." Close d Octobe r 1 5 Octobe r 2 4 Reopenin g Octobe r 2 5 wit h ou r 9t h Annua l Openin g Ope n fo r Dinne r Tuesda y thr u Sunda y 7 Midnigh t Sunda y Brunc h Noo n 3 Close d Monda y 120 8 Simqnto n Stree t 2944)71 7 1 1 • i • • • • \ i 11 \ \ i come r sjmonton&frQn t EMERGENC Y WATE R What , yo u ma y ask , doe s a waterbe d fro m Souther n Comfor t hav e t o d o wit h hurrican e emergenc y wate r supply ? Well , i n th e past , peopl e hi d thei r materia l wealt h i n thei r mattresse s fo r security . Bu t w e al l kno w tha t i n a tim e o f disaster , everythin g i s relative ; foo d an d wate r becom e muc h mor e valuable tha n money . An d a s yo u ma y remember , i n ou r preparation s fo r Hurrican e David , hundred s o f thousand s o f gallon s o f drinkin g wate r wer e sol d ove r a perio d o f jus t a fe w days . Whic h bring s u s a ne w benefi t t o min d whe n yo u conside r buyin g a Souther n Comfor t waterbe d — beside s havin g th e luxur y o f th e mos t restfu l slee p a t a ver y affordabl e price , yo u ca n res t assure d knowin g tha t yo u hav e 25 0 gallon s o f clean , usabl e wate r fo r support . SOUTHER N COMFOR T 51 1 Duva l St. , Ke y Wes t 294-226 0 i

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PROFESSIONAL S . . . ar e learnin g al l th e time . Seriou s jeweler s a s professional s • g o t o th e Gemologica l Institut e o f Americ a t o tak e residenc e course s an d correspondenc e courses . Usin g hundred s o f hour s o f thei r privat e tim e a s wel l a s hundred s o f dollar s t o lear n th e facet s o f th e jewelr y trade , Wrn . Gambl e Jewelers ' staf f knows : DIAMOND S COLORE D STONE S PEARL S JEWELR Y DESIG N DIAMON D SETTIN G JEWELR Y REPAIR S AN D JEWELR Y DISPLA Y Wit h thi s knowledg e Wm . Gambl e Jeweler s ca n sel l th e bes t withou t worry , ca n repai r withou t fault , an d ca n apprais e wit h confidence . W m Gambl e Jeweler ® 60 0 Duva l Stree t note s & antic dote s B Y DOROTH Y RAYME R I WA S A "stringer " fo r Nort h America n Newspape r Allianc e bac k i n 1948-4 9 when " I go t m y firs t glimps e o f Presiden t Truman , wh o ha d alread y begu n t o visi t Ke y Wes t periodicall y o n hi s work-vacation s a t Th e Littl e Whit e Hous e o n th e Ke y Wes t Nava l Station , par t o f th e bi g bas e here . I t wa s Octobe r 1948 , wit h electio n mont h loomin g i n th e nea r future . Th e stor y I submitte d o n Truman' s visi t t o Miam i wa s no t publishe d b y NAN A becaus e i t arrive d to o lat e fo r out let.. . Bu t th e stor y still serve s a s on e o f •th e zestie r episodes , an d wa s on e o f th e reason s wh y I decide d tha t I wa s goin g t o mov e t o Ke y Wes t permanently . TH E PRESIDENTIA L ENTOURAG E ha d visite d Miami . Truma n ad dresse d America n Legio n conventio n delegate s a t Dinne r Key , the n returne d t o th e ol d airpor t o n Nort h Wes t 36t h Stree t fo r departur e a t th e Internationa l Airport . Th e roa d t o th e airpor t wa s line d wit h sweatin g spectator s wh o doffe d coat s an d tie s i n th e lat e afternoo n sunligh t slant in g i n fro m th e Everglades . On e o f th e watchers , a tobacco chewin g truc k driver , yelled , "Yaw l mus t b e expectin 1 Eugen e Talmadge, " wh o wa s the n Governo r o f Georgia . A hug e garbag e truc k fro m th e subur b o f Miam i Spring s rolle d t o a sto p a t th e junctio n o f L e Jeun e Roa d an d 36t h Street , righ t a t th e bes t vantag e poin t fo r viewin g th e Presi dentia l motorcade . Th e worker s climbe d ou t an d stoo d ato p th e pil e o f garbage . Th e franti c traffi c patro l ha d n o soone r go t th e ill smellin g truc k ou t of . sniffin g distanc e fro m th e Truma n motor cade , whe n a hors e van , bringin g rac e horse s t o th e Hialea h track , trie d t o bac k int o positio n nea r a servic e station . Peopl e roare d i n anger , protestin g th e blockin g o f a vie w o f th e approachin g Presidentia l party . Th e va n drive r finall y gav a u p an d drov e on . DOW N TH E LIN E cam e a Redto p Aeroca r wit h a motorcycl e es • cort , siren s screaming . Camer a fan s crawle d o n to p o f parke d car s an d shinnie d u p telephon e pole s an d tree s borderin g th e route . Bu t thi s was . a fais e alarm , no t th e arriva l o f Presi den t Truma n an d hi s family , jus t som e othe r importan t pas • senger s goin g t o th e airport . I neve r foun d ou t wh o the y were , bu t the y ha d a sens e o f humor . Th e fou r o r fiv e personage s looke d ou t of \ th e ca r window s an d smilingl y bowe d t o th e con fuse d throng . Afte r thi s ludicrou s interlude , th e watcher s wer e finall y rewarded , an d th e rea l sho w rolle d alon g th e road , guarde d b y Miami' s crac k motorcycl e polic e patrol , secre t servic e squads , an d othe r guards . Hal f a doze n limousine s wer e i n th e lineup . BU T TH E BI G MOMEN T wa s anti-climax . Th e Presiden t wa s hat less , bu t hi s daughter , Mis s Margare t Truman , mad e u p fo r th e lack . O n he r hea d wa s a spectacula r creatio n o f orchi d fel t wit h a wid e bri m swep t hig h o n on e sid e an d swoopin g t o he r shoulde r o n th e other . I t wa s crowne d wit h a feathe r plum e followin g th e rakis h line s o f th e chapea u — an d i t completel y obscure d he r mother , Bes s Truman , wh o sa t b y he r side . Th e streetsweeper s an d th e garbag e truc k crew s stoo d a t attentio n liftin g shovels , rake s an d othe r wor k implement s i n salut e t o th e President . I T WA S DURIN G THI S sam e autum n whe n I bega n visitin g Ke y Wes t mor e frequently , graduall y preparin g t o mak e th e islan d m y permanen t address . I mad e inroads , gettin g acquainte d wit h townspeopl e an d cementin g friendships , amon g the m wit h Jeann e Porte r Kirke , daughte r o f th e lat e Jessi e Porte r Newton , an d Opa l Va n Duersen , wh o operate d th e Ol d Islan d Tradin g Post , corne r o f Carolin e an d Whitehea d Streets . Th e sho p wa s owne d b y "Mis s Jessie, " wh o wa s then , Mrs . Kirke . Th e chie f salesgir l wa s DeeDe e Bessiere , a frien d o f Jeanne's , a lovely , tall , slende r gir l wh o looke d lik e a hig h fashio n model . Sh e calle d m e fro m Ke y Wes t wit h a stor y sh e though t I woul d lik e fo r NANA , an d sh e wa s correct . MRS . TRUMA N WA S a rathe r sh y woma n wh o avoide d socia l gathering s whe n sh e could . I n ke y West , he r favorit e "outing " wa s t o com e ou t th e 1 9 0 8 Presidentia l gat e o n Whitehea d an d cros s ove r t o th e Ol d Islan d Tradin g Post , whic h i s no w par t o f th e Pigeonhous e Pati o Restaurant . Whil e he r daughter , Margaret , shopped , Bes s Truma n like d t o sea t hersel f i n a comfortabl e ol d rockin g chai r i n th e bac k roo m o f th e sho p an d cha t wit h wome n friend s wh o happene d t o b e there , o r wit h visitors , th e wive s o f Washingto n VIP' s wh o wer e her e fo r conference s wit h th e President . Secre t Servic e me n alway s accompanie d bot h Margare t an d Bas s Truma n o n th e shoppin g tours, ' bi.i t th e atmospher e wa s re laxed , an d th e Sacre t Servic e guar d wa s presse d int o additiona l servic e carryin g packages . TH E LON G DISTANC E messag e fro m DeeDe e reveale d tha t Mar gare t Truma n ha d bee n buyin g antiqu e teacu p an d sauce r sets , includin g miniatures , an d tha t sh e wa s collectin g them . Th e NAN A story , circulate d b y syndicate , resulte d i n a n "avalanche " o f fanc y teacup s bein g sen t t o Mis s Truma n a t th e Whit e Hous e i n Washington . i i I n fact , o n th e ver y las t sojour n i n Ke y West , year s later , whe n th e dought y ex-Presiden t hel d a pres s conferenc e i n th e L a Conch a Hote l durin g a visi t wit h th e lat e Senato r Joh n Spottswood , Bes s Truma n recalle d th e incident . Whe n w e wer e re-introduced , sh e pause d an d said , "Oh , I remembe r you ! Yo u wer e th e reporte r wh o wrot e abou t m y daugh ter' s collectio n o f teacups . W e wer e absolutel y swampe d wit h presentation s o f them. " I N NOVEMBER,1948 , afte r Harr y Truma n ha d bee n re-electe d t o a ful l term , h e cam e bac k o n hi s fourt h visi t t o hi s working vacatio n hideaway . Ke y Wester s share d i n hi s triumph . The y ha d vote d fo r Truma n te n t o one , wit h onl y 5 0 0 loca l vote s cas t fo r Thoma s Dewe y a t th e islan d polls . Th e mayo r o f Ke y Wes t a t tha t tim e wa s th e lat e A . Mait lan d Adams , wh o issue d a proclamatio n makin g Sunday , Novembe r 7 , th e dat e o f th e President' s arriva l i n Ke y West , "Harr y S . Truma n Day. " Som e enterprisin g officia l suggeste d tha t th e Chie f Execu tiv e b e presented , i n a publi c ceremony , wit h a cas e o f th e savor y gree n turtl e sou p canne d b y Thompso n Enterprises , Inc. , a fir m i n whic h th e mayo r ha d a busines s interest . X . INTERVIEWE D MAYO R ADAMS . H e said , "No , tha t i s ou t o f th e question . W e wan t th e Presiden t t o enjo y ou r restfu l at mospher e an d relax . W e aren' t intendin g t o commercializ e o n hi s visits . Lot s o f tourist s com e t o se e him , o f course , bu t i f Presiden t Truma n keep s honorin g u s b y comin g her e agai n an d again , a s h e has , an d a s w e hop e h e continue s t o do , needin g a quie t rest , that' s wha t w e ai m t o giv e him. " Peopl e wer e permitte d t o gree t th e Presiden t i f the y sa w hi m o n th e street . Th e Firs t Baptis t Churc h o n Eato n Stree t arrange d fo r Truma n an d hi s group-t o atten d regula r service s ----a s usual . O n hi s publi c appearances , th e Ke y Wes t Hig h Schoo l Ban d wa s assigne d t o pla y fo r him . A small , selec t committe e forme d th e officia l welcomin g unit . I t wa s compose d o f th e Mayor ; Joh n Spottswood , then , a radi o executive ; Everet t Russell ; Judg e Willia m V . Albury ; an d loca l newsmen . Mos t o f th e fan far e wa s handle d b y th e U.S . Navy . . THA T NOVEMBE R 7 , 1948 , Ke y Wes t citizen s turne d ou t i n force , linin g th e rout e fro m Boc a Chic a Nava l Ai r Bas e t o th e newl y painte d gat e a t th e foo t o f Caroline , wit h cheers , en thusiasti c applause , an d shout s o f "Giv e 'e m hell , Harry. " N o privat e invitation s wer e thrus t a t Truman ; i t wa s con sidere d . a . breech , of . etiquette . Ke y Westers , wer e deeply , appre ciativ e o f th e President' s attentio n t o th e city . Th e consider ation , bac k then , o f renamin g on e o f th e island' s mai n thorough fare s becam e a reality . Th e forme r nam e o f Divisio n Stree t wa s change d t o Truma n Avenue , a n extensio n o f Roosevel t Boule . yard . ; BRIS K MORNIN G WALK S i n street s adjacen t t o th e Nava l Sta tio n bounde d b y Whitehead , onc e le d th e Presiden t t o sto p fo r a cu p o f coffe e a t Th e Carib e Restaurant , a glas s an d bric k moder n structure . I t wa s locate d o n Fron t Street , wher e Billie' s Restauran t an d Ba r i s now , an d was ' owne d b y Sebastia n Cabrer a II I Th e Presiden t pai d fo r hi s coffe e wit h a dolla r bill . Cabrer a ha d th e bil l framed , an d hun g o n a wal l o f thi s establish ment . H e als o enclose d th e coffe e cu p an d sauce r i n a glas s cas e wit h th e cu p an d sauce r unwashed , a s a sor t o f shrin e i n memor y o f Truman . Somebod y .brok e int o th e restauran t eventuall y an d stol e th e dolla r bill , bu t Cabrer a remove d th e encase d cu p an d sauce r an d stil l ha s it , stil l unwashed , a t hi s home . . TH E DEVOTIO N T O TRUMA N ha s remaine d unsullie d i n othe r ways . Th e poker-tabl e h e ha d especiall y mad e ha s bee n pre serve d a s a museu m item . H e an d hi s card-playin g cronie s en joye d man y a gam e a t Th e Littl e Whit e Hous e durin g hi s eleve n stay s here . Merchant s i n tow n sen t gift s t o Presiden t Truman , an d som e wer e acceptable . I ha d a persona l acknowledgement , i n a Whit e Hous e letter , sen t thankin g m e fo r a watercolo r painte d b y th e lat e Geral d Leake , whic h I ha d i n m y giftshop . I t wa s a small , attractiv e vie w o f th e Littl e Whit e Hous e an d wa s accepte d a s a souvenir . I als o sen t a lignu m vita e walkin g stic k mad e i n th e Virgi n Islands , bu t I neve r di d fin d ou t whethe r thi s wa s received . Nobod y sen t thes e tribute s fo r persona l o r commercia l recognition . B Y 1949 , APPEARANCE S i n Ke y Wes t b y th e Presiden t ha d be com e mor e an d mor e frequent , bu t th e populac e neve r le t dow n i n thei r demonstratio n o f affectio n fo r th e Ma n fro m Missouri . On e o f th e reason s fo r thi s wa s Harr y Truman' s showmanship . Fo r example , i n 1949 , o n on e o f th e trip s t o Ke y West , h e ar rive d o n a Sunda y afternoo n fro m Washingto n an d wa s greete d wit h a showe r o f confett i strands . Durin g th e processiona l rid e fro m Boc a Chic a throug h th e outskirt s o f Ke y West , an d the n i n th e street s leadin g t o th e 190 8 Presidentia l Gates , h e le t a stran d o f th e pape r ribbo n clin g t o hi s sleev e a s h e rod e i n a n open , sporty-lookin g cream-colore d convertible . Th e gree n confett i fluttere d i n th e sunshine . Onc e insid e th e Nava l Statio n gates , wher e forma l recep tio n ceremonie s wer e t o begin , Truma n le t th e gal a confett i spira l touc h th e ground . Ther e wa s a n immediat e sti r among _ th e spectator s o f Nav y wive s an d childre n gathere d jus t insid e th e entrance . . I f i t hadn' t bee n fo r th e shoulder-to-shoulde r barrie r o f sailor s line d u p i n "mannin g th e rail " formation , th e souveni r hunter s would , hav e scramble d fo r the green , streamer . On e smal l continue d o n pag e 3 Wha t Mothe r Natur e di d fo r th e Cocke r Spanie l Top-Sider s ca n d o fo r you . Anti-Sli p Bootin g Shoe s CANVA S OXFORD S Th e origina l classi c Sperr y Top-Side r o f sturd y arm y duck loose-line d fo r coolness . Availabl e i n white , navy , dec k ta n Men' s size s 7-1 3 $24.0 0 SE A MATE S Sailclot h moccasin . Men' s availabl e i n natural , skippe r blue , navy , size s 7-1 3 $24.0 0 Ladies ' availab e i n natural , skippe r blu e size s 5-1 0 $23.0 0 LEATHE R MOCCASIN S Etk-tanne d cowhide . Men' s availab e i n brow n o r nav y size s 7-1 3 $48.0 0 Ladies ' availabl e i n brow n size s 5-1 0 $46.0 0 AMERICA' S CU P Availabl e i n ta n o r natura l chrome-tanne d cowhide . Men' s size s 7-1 3 S53.0 0 Ladies'size s 5-1 0 $51.0 0 12 6 Duva l St.-296-566 1 OPE N 106 MON.-SAT . 125 SU N

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BHAGAVA D GIT A A S I T I S Hi s Divin e Grac e A.C.BHAKTIVEDANTASWAM I PRABHUPAD A "Whe n on e i s enlightene d wit h th e knowledg e b y whic h nescienc e i s destroyed , the n hi s knowledg e reveal s everything , a s th e su n light s u p everythin g i n th e daytime. " Bliuguvad-glta 5.16 1 IX * A CUREAI L O R A B Y KATHLEE N HARGREAVE S Par t On e o f a Serie s I N AUGUST , 1978 , a n 18-year-ol d armed . wit h a gun , walke d int o a Ke y Larg o con venienc e store , robbe d th e cashier , fle d i n a stole n automobile , an d wa s soo n ap prehende d b y a Monro e Count y Sheriff' s Deputy . I n April , th e yout h walke d ou t o f cour t with a fiv e yea r probatio n sen tence . Days-afte r th e firs t crim e wa s committed , anothe r 18-year-ol d wa s ar reste d a t th e Maratho n Pos t Offic e a s h e attempte d t o cas h a stole n mone y order . H e als o ha d hi s -day in eourt. Bu t he' s goin g t o spen d fou r year s i n priso n a s a resul t o f hi s transgression . "Why ? Mitigatin g circumstahces ? Perhaps . Differin g lega l approaches ? Probably . Unequa l enforcemen t o f th e law ? Undoubtedly . reduc e crim e o n Ke y West' s mai n drag , Kuyper s explaine d tha t th e prosecutors ' workloa d increase d t o 20 0 t o 30 0 case s a wee k durin g th e polic e crackdown . BECAUS E MAN Y O F THE . arrest s involve d relativel y mino r la w infraction s suc h a s possessio n o f a fe w joint s o f marijuana , loitering , o r drun k an d disorderl y conr duct , Kuyper s sai d that , mor e ofte n tha n not , th e defendant s pleade d guilt y a s charged , pai d a fin e an d wer e release d fro m jail . I n othe r words , the y too k ad vantag e o f sentenc e bargaining , th e prac tic e o f offerin g reduce d sentence s i n ex chang e fo r guilt y pleas . "Becaus e defendant s ten d t o plead guilt y a s charge d i n thes e cases , w e as k th e judg e fo r tw o o r thre e day s sentenc e i n jail ; tim e they'v e alread y served . PLE A BARGAININ G — "TH E USE D CA R LO T O F JUSTICE. " Armchai r attorney s an d potentia l la w breakers , tak e notice . There' s a lesso n t o b e learned . It' s calle d ple a bargaining . An d it' s a lega l tacti c em ploye d i n a s muc h a s 8 0 pe r cen t o f al l felon y case s trie d i n Monro e County . ALTHOUGH-TH E -SUBJEC T OP—growin g legislativ e debate , ple a bargainin g — coine d "th e use d ca r lo t o f justice " — i s generall y acknowledge d b y prosecutor s an d defens e counse l alik e a s th e primar y tacti c tha t keep s ou r overtaxe d judicia l syste m fro m burstin g apar t a t th e seams . Conside r i t th e craz y glu e o f th e courtroom . ~-In it s mos t simpl e -terms, ple a bar .. . gainin g i s th e practic e o f exchangin g a ple a o f guilt y fo r som e kin d o f judicia l consideratio n t o th e defendant . Usually , th e consideratio n take s th e for m o f droppe d o r reduce d charge s and/o r sentence . SINC E A GUILT Y PLE A eliminate s th e nee d fo r a tria l b y jury , th e cour t (judges , prosecutors , defens e attorney s an d auxiliar y personnel ) i s save d con siderabl e tim e an d money . Whe n yo u con side r tha t feloniou s crime s i n Monro e Count y ar e risin g steadil y b y a s muc h a s 1 5 t o 2 0 pe r cen t a yea r whil e judicia l budget s an d staf f resource s increas e a t a muc h slowe r rate , proponent s o f ple a bargainin g ra i se a n argument-worth inves-ti gating . "I f 'w e didn' t hav e ple a bargaining , we' d neve r ge t anythin g done, " offer s Bil l Kuypers , assistan t Stat e Attorney . Citin g th e recen t Duva l Stree t tas k force , a n a d ho c stree t patro l forme d t o I f w e kep t everyon e i n jai l fo r 4 0 days , th e maximu m sentenc e allowabl e o n thos e charges , I' d hat e t o imagin e ho w over crowde d th e count y jai l woul d be . "However , i f w e offe r sentenc e bar gainin g an d the y (th e defendants ) don' t plea d guilty , the n it' s bac k t o squar e one . . We . g o -t o trial , "Kuyper s continued. ^ REGARDLES S O P A person' s guil t o r innocence , th e option s availabl e t o hi m ar e fe w an d simple . H e ca n plea d guilty , pa y th e fin e an d spen d a fe w day s i n jail , o r h e ca n hol d ou t fo r a jur y tria l an d pos t bond . I f h e can' t pos t bond , the n h e ca n spen d a s lon g a s te n month s behin d .bar s _.awaiting , hi s da y i n court . _Except_ _ fo r th e rar e individua l wh o choose s prin cipl e ove r practicality , ther e i s bu t on e choice : accep t th e ple a o r sentenc e bargainin g bein g offere d an d chal k u p th e entir e regrettabl e inciden t t o experience . Th e situatio n i s muc h th e sam e i n mor e seriou s cases , a s well . Charge s o f arme d robber y ar e droppe d i n exchang e fo r a ple a o f guilt y t o secon d degre e theft , a lighte r offense . A defendan t charge d wit h utterin g a forge d instrumen t an d possessio n o f stole n propert y plead s guilt y t o th e firs t offense . I n exchange , th e stat e attorne y decline s t o indic t hi m o n th e stole n propert y charge . Fo r hi s -cooperation , .the,accuse d i s placed , o n thre e year s probation . A MA N WH O initiall y enter s a ple a o f no t guilt y t o charge s o f involuntar y sexua l battery , rap e an d escape , later , o n advisement , change s hi s ple a t o guilt y Q* OU ...a t th e onl y Ke y Wes t restauran t whos e gourme t dinin g ha s bee n praise d b y Trave l & Leisure , Th e Saturda y Review , Th e Ne w Yor k Times ; Playboy , Th e Londo n Evenin g Standard ; Holida y Magazine , an d Bette r Home s 8 c Gardens . Breakfast , lunc h an d dinne r dail y Sunda y brunc h 1 2 noo n t o 3 pm . <=£= * 5 Duva l Stree t • Hote l (305 ) 294-954 1 • Restauran t (305 ) 294-469 1 o f rap e an d escape . Th e sexua l batter y charg e i s dropped . Unde r term s o f a negotiate d ple a worke d ou t betwee n th e stat e attorne y an d th e publi c defender , sentencin g i s deferre d unti l a tea m o f psychiatrist s decide s whethe r o r no t th e ma n i s mentall y unbalanced . Ha d th e ac cuse d .insiste d o n hi s innocenc e an d late r bee n foun d guilt y o f charge s b y a jury , h e coul d hav e face d a possibl e lif e sen -teneeT—-B-trt^y-en-ter-±ng-Ta--g j H-i-tb-y---piea—-fe e rap e an d escap e (th e sexua l batter y charg e wa s dropped ) th e ma n face s a maxi mu m 1 5 yea r priso n term . Th e example s ar e endless . "A s fa r a s ou r offic e i s concerned , we'r e willin g t o tal k t o anyon e abou t ple a bargaining, " state s Kuypers , wh o quickl y amende d hi s commen t b y adding , "excep t fo r thos e peopl e wit h a recor d a mil e long . A lo t depend s o n th e char acte r o f th e perso n involved . W e ge t a recor d chec k bac k fro m Tallahasse e an d Washingto n o n ever y perso n charged . Naturally , w e wouldn' t automaticall y dro p a murde r on e charg e t o a lesse r offense . Ple a bargainin g depend s o n th e serious nes s o f th e case , th e magnitud e o f th e crime , th e judge , an d th e peopl e involved. " a jai l sentence , Cresp o b e grante d pro bation . ALTHOUG H TH E PROSECUTOR' S sentenc e recommendation s ar e commonl y accepte d b y th e court , Judg e Chappel l invoke d hi s authorit y t o lev y punishmen t an d sentence d Cresp o t o tw o year s i n jail , th e maximu m o f a variet y o f sentence s beginnin g wit h probation . 1 1 Subsequen t t o hi s decision , Chappel l pointe d ou t i t wa s hi s "standar d polic y t o sentenc e guilty-pleadin g dru g seller s t o no t les s tha n a tw o yea r jai l term. " I n a Miam i Heral d articl e o n th e Cresp o trial, ' Fowle r wa s quote d a s sayin g tha t stree t dealin g i s s o prevalen t tha t i t woul d tak e "al l ou r thre e judge s mor e tha n fou r year s t o tr y al l th e person s accuse d o f sellin g smal l amount s o f drugs. " Cresp o wa s on e o f th e unluck y one s wh o experience d th e severit y o f a judicia l practic e tha t allow s arme d robber s bac k o n th e stree t wit h a sla p o n th e wris t an d punishe s a small-tim e firs t offende r bag-salesma n (wh o insist s h e wa s harasse d b y undercove r narc s unti l h e complie d wit h thei r request ) wit h a felon y recor d "PLE A BARGAININ G I S A"PROSTITUTIO N O F AL L PRINCIPLE S CONTAINE D I N TH E CONSTITUTION . IT' S ABSOLUTEL Y WRONG,,,,BU T PLE A BARGAININ G I S NECES SARY , ABSOLUTEL Y NECESSARY, " — JOH N KEANE , PUBLI C DEFENDE R KUYPER S FURTHE R EXPLAINE D tha t fami liarit y wit h courtroo m procedure s give s th e prosecutin g attorne y a fairl y accurat e ide a o f th e typ e o f sentenc e an y crim e woul d dra w — shoul d i t ultimatel y pro cee d t o trial . , "S o w e sentenc e bargai n fo r tha t amoun t an d avoi d a trial . I f w e don' t thin k w e hav e a stron g case , i f we'r e face d wit h reasonabl e doubt , lac k o f wit nesse s o r an y othe r facto r tha t woul d mak e th e cas e har d t o prov e i n fron t o f a jury , w e resor t t o ple a bargaining, " Kuyper s said . I t appear s tha t th e onl y area s o f courtroo m procedur e wher e plea.bargainin g i s no t th e immediat e recours e ar e clear cu t case s o f innocence , heinou s crimes , an d th e sal e o f illici t drugs . JUDG E BIL L G . CHAPPELL , wit h rela tivel y fe w exceptions , insist s tha t any on e arreste d fo r sellin g drug s — b e i t a kil o o f cok e o r a ba g o f gras s — b e charge d wit h a n offens e punishabl e b y prison . "Mos t o f th e tim e h e (Chappell ) put s th e gu y i n jail . H e reserve s th e righ t t o d o so, " explaine d Kuypers . I n a cit y notorious•fo r contraban d trafficking , perhap s th e bes t know n cas e i n recen t month s involve s th e sentencin g o f Rober t Crespo , a loca l residen t em ploye d a t Garriso n Bigh t Marina , t o tw o year s behin d bar s fo r th e sal e o f on e ounc e o f marijuana . Whe n attempt s a t ple a bargainin g (whic h recommende d tha t th e charge s b e lowere d fro m sal e t o pos session ) failed , Ric k Fowler , assistan t Stat e Attorney , suggeste d tha t instea d o f an d tw o year s behin d bars . A T QUESTIO N I S no t th e legalit y o r illegalit y o f th e ple a bargainin g practice , bu t rather , th e inequit y o f it . Joh n Keane , Publi c Defender , wh o speculate s tha t th e seve n member s o f hi s lega l counse l staf f handl e a s much_a s 8 0 pe r cen t o f al l crimina l case s i n Ke y West , offere d som e definite , i f no t al togethe r consistent , opinion s o n ple a bargaining . " I don' t thin k ther e shoul d b e ple a bargaining . I thin k i t shoul d b e abolished . Totally . I believ e ever y perso n ha s a righ t t o hi s da y i n court . Ple a bargain in g i s a prostitutio n o f al l principle s containe d i n th e constitution . It' s ab solutel y wrong, " say s th e ma n wh o readil y admit s t o resortin g t o ple a o r sentenc e bargainin g i n a s muc h a s 5 0 pe r cen t o f th e case s handle d b y hi s office . I n hi s nex t breath , Kean e adds , "Bu t plea-bargaining-i s necessary . Absolutel y necessary. " CITIN G FREQUEN T IMPROPE R charge s _lai d b y la w enforcemen t personne l a t th e tim e o f arrest , a totall y insufficien t numbe r o f prosecutors , defens e attorney s an d judges , an d th e lac k o f economi c resource s t o improv e th e presen t situation , Kean e say s tha t ple a bargainin g i s th e onl y workabl e recours e availabl e t o th e justic e syste m i n it s presen t state . "I t woul d realisticall y tak e a 1,00 0 pe r cen t increas e i n crimina l justic e ap propriation s t o se t u p a syste m tha t woul d ideall y d o awa y wit h ple a bargaining . Un fortunately , tha t mone y i s no t now , o r Marriott s CAS A MARIN A RESOR T -r —--^PRE^RSSUNDA Y BRUNC H a t Henry's ® 10AM-2P M in e Hand-C£fte d * * Silve r c & Gol d 210B c DuvalSt, ' c Key c Wes t Reynold s St . o n th e Ocea n Ke y Wes t 296-353 5 . 5G-FT . BUFFE T TABL E . . . I f thi s i s no t th e bes t brunc h i n Ke y West , a bette r on e woul d b e trul y divine . J.S . Th e .Miam i Heral d Friday . Ma y II , If ) 7! ) Including Carjtd Steamship. Ramd of Beef, Eggs Benedict, Fresh Seafood, Ccuntry Scrambled Eggs, Baien, Ham, Saamge. Fresh fruit, Salmi Bar, Fresh Baked Breads and « iabkfu l of Delicious Ds~>cri$ . . . Adults 57.95; Children $4.50 He n

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1 2 122OV 4 Simonto n Stree t Ke y West , Fla . 3304 0 J94-108 2 .296-519 0 Le t u s hel p yo u wit h al l you r rea l estat e need s m I F IT' S NO T LISTED , WE'L L FIN D I T FO R YO U rig Offic e Hours , 1O.AM_:.4_PM . Monday-fxida y _ _ Other s b y appointment.. . Hargreave s Secretaria l Servic e (FORMERL Y P & H OFFIC E SERVICES ) ha s move d t o 70 3 Carolin e St . . 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 f Fr . Fries , Mashe d Potatoes . Co m 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 Slaw an d Fr . Frie s SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 A M T O 1 0 P M Chicke n Dinner_. . j^._ . 1 _$1L85 Wit h Col e Slaw , Fr . Frie s o r Mashe d Potatoes . Rol l an d Hone y SPECIA L EVERYDA Y J 0:3 0 T O 1 0 P M Fis h Dinner.......... . $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 Chicke n UNLIMITE D TAKE OU T ^Family 110 2 Ka y Plaza , U S # 1 Ph . 294-220 4 I n th e Immeaiat e 'future , available . Rignt T TTow , tn e .Publi c Defende r coul d effectivel y -throw -a—monkey—wrenGh—into—the-Morwco e Count y justic e syste m b y insistin g o n a trial by : jur y fo r ever y •defendan t toe re ^ present,"Kean e said . ; > IF.ON E ACCEPTS.Keane' s professiona l ; opinion , th e nex t questio n is , wh o woul d th e abolitio n o f ple a bargainin g serve ? No t th e defendant . Especially , np t th e indigen t defendan t wh o .woul d hav e t o spen d a n unconscionabl e amoun t o f tim e awaitin g trial . Ho t th e attorneys . Bot h th e Stat e Attorne y an d th e Publi c Defend e r agre e tha t thei r caseload s ar e present l y overburdene d t o th e exten t tha t the y canno t devot e enoug h tim e t o eac h indi vidua l cas e entruste d t o them . No t th e courts . Th e Monro e Count y Cour t docke t alread y i s force d t o handl e a s man y a s 6 0 t o 7 0 felon y case s eac h month . Som e case s tak e a s lon g a s te n month s t o com e t o trial . Conside r th e backlo g wer e tha t presen t numbe r increase d t o 35 0 case s pe r mont h — th e tota l numbe r o f felonie s tha t could , theoretically , com e t o trial . Mot. , .the . p_ubJ L ic._o_r _ _th. e ,p.Qlice. . SejaJLiz. in g tha t th e arrestin g office r must b e presen t i n cour t t o giv e evidenc e agains t th e accused , la w breaker s woul d b e give n virtua l cart e blanch e t o commi t crime s o n every " stree t an d laheway " fh " KeyWes t — becaus e al l th e polic e woul d b e spendin g al l thei r tim e i n court . HOWEVER , I F TH E dissolutio n o f ple a bargainin g would , i n fact , resul t i n th e tota l breakdow n o f th e judicia l syste m a s we . kno w it , wh y i s i t .tha t the,aboli tio n o f ple a bargainin g i s a n issu e raise d b y lawyer s i n th e Florid a Stat e legis latur e ever y year ? Althoug h th e proposa l ha s yet t o pass , Keane , himsel f onc e a spokesma n o n th e subject , say s tha t th e movemen t t o abolis h ple a bargainin g gain s momentu m every , year . I f rescindin g ple a bargainin g i s suc h a n unthinkabl e action , wh y i s i t tha t studie s sho w tha t th e Alaska n judi cia l syste m i s aliv e an d wel l — year s ~ afte r "plea'Ba'rgalnTn g wasbanne d b y th e 'Attorne y General? " if-r—as—peop-le—sayy--the-eou-E : fcs-ean— • no t functio n withou t ple a bargainin g i n larg e populatio n areas , wh y i s i t that . • • • . Dad e Stat e Attorney , Jane t Reno ; i s ' makin g every.effor t to . eliminate , th e . practice ? Wh y hav e citie s suc h a s Ne w Orleans , Wes t Pal m Beach , an d Sarasot a institute d limite d ban s o n ple a bargaining ? PERHAP S TH E ANSWE R LIE S i n a commen t mad e b y Keane . "It' s m y feelin g tha t th e crimina l justic e syste m is , i n an d o f it self , a beautifu l system . N o matte r wha t you r persona l feeling s ar e abou t court s N i n th e Unite d States , th e syste m i s th e bes t i n th e world . I t coul d b e better , perhaps , bu t i t i s th e bes t o f an y offered . "It' s th e structur e buil t u p aroun d th e system , tha t whic h implement s th e system , wher e corruption , inefficiency, , in competenc y an d unprofessionalis m exist, " h e said . I n th e nex t issue , Solare s Hil l wil l look__int o other_aspect s o f th e justice__ _ "system ! " " ' \ A STUDI O AN D GALLER Y •monda y tuesda y friday / safurda y 126 J L 41 8 SMIT H LAN E duva l st . whitehea d st . suppor t you r loca l artist s an d craftspeopl e Camper s Backpacker s Artist s Liv e rent-fre e o n m y privat e islan d i n exchang e fo r work . Write : To m Chittende n P.O . Bo x 56 1 Summerlan d Ke y O r cal l (305 ) 558-547 7 i n Miami . 1 3 Q 0 1 62 6 Duva l Stree t # 3 COMPLETEL Y furn . 2 bedroo m plus , i n idea l area , carpets , antiques , al l appliance s .. . Ou r miniatur e Perio d furnitur e i n thi s Ke y West-styl e dol l house— a mus t fo r you r dream s com e true ! Hurr y o n i n fo r bes t selection . Christma s lay-away s accepted . HID E AWAY A Phon e 294-531 6 editoria l PUBLI C US E O F BEACHE S TH E FLORID A CONSTITUTIO N i n Articl e X , Sectio n 11 , specifies : "Th e titl e t o lands.. . includin g beaches , belo w th e mea n hig h wate r lines , i s hel d b y th e state , b y virtu e o f it s sovereignty , i n trus t fo r al l th e people, " I n furthe r explanatio n o f thi s con cept , th e Florid a Suprem e Cour t ha s said , "...thi s titl e i s hel d i n trust...fo r th e purpose s o f navigation , fishing , B Y BIL L WESTRA Y an d "n o trespassing " sign s bein g place d o n th e beache s prohibitin g entr y ont o th e beache s i n fron t o f thes e privat e properties . On e privat e Ke y Wes t owne r ha s gon e s o fa r a s t o pain t a sig n o n hi s wal l tha t project s ou t int o th e ocea n tha t prohibit s swimmin g i n fron t o f hi s propert y an d threaten s violator s o f hi s edic t wit h attac k b y a guar d dog . I n thi s cas e i t appear s tha t th. ocea n i s washin g ou t t. : e foundatio n o f th e wal l unde r th e sign , s 6 perhap s i t wil l soo n "TH E TITL E T O LANDS,,.INCLUDIN G BEACHES , BELO W TH E MEA N HIG H WATE R LINES , I S HEL D B Y TH E -STATE , B Y VIRTU E O F IT S SOVEREIGNTY , I N TRUS T FO R AL L TH E PEOPLE. " .--F.LORIDA._CONSTiIUTI.ON.,.,..ARTICLE..X J SECTIO N .1. 1 bathing , an d simila r uses . Suc h titl e i s no t hel d primaril y fo r purpose s o f sal e o r conversio n int o money . Basical l y i t is.trus t propert y an d shoul d b e devote d t o th e fulfillmen t o f th e purpos e o f tha t trust , t o wit : th e servic e o f th e people. " (Haye s V . Bowma n 9 1 So . 2 D 795 , 79 9 (1957) . Pursuan t t o th e trus t doctrine , th e stat e safeguard s a valuable , year-round , natura l recreationa l resource . I t i s a -resource which—i& bein g subjecte d t o .in-?-creasin g deman d a s lan d developmen t diminishe s othe r availabl e recreationa l areas . Simultaneously , ne w an d ol d de velopmen t i s seekin g t o preemp t som e beache s fro m publi c us e an d reserv e the m fo r th e privat e us e o f individua l an d corporat e riparia n owners . I N KE Y WEST , thi s ha s resulte d i n fences , wall s an d othe r obstruction s bein g place d athwar t an d o n th e beaches , disappea r du e t o natura l causes . Bot h en«1 s o f th e beac h i n fron t o f th e newl y reopene d Cas a Marin a i n Ke y Wes t hav e bee n fence d an d walle d off , an d sign s hav e bee n place d o n th e fence s declarin g "N o Trespassing , Privat e Property. " TH E FUL L MOO N SALOO N AN D LUNC H ROO M NEEDLEPOIN T AN D GIFT S W E HAV E MOVED ! to 92 0 B Kenned y Drive * Ke y Plaz a Shoppin g Cente r Phon e 294-214 6 CLAS S NOW FORMING: Beginning Intermediate Advanced Bargello Nee d a paperbac k fo r th e beach ? KE Y WES T Th e lates t bestselle r fo r a friend ? ISLAN D Persona l attentio n t o specia l orders . BOO K STOR E gi f BODUm L ST. KE Y VES T

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1 4 ON E O F TH E DIFFICULTIE S man y peopl e hav e i s i n determinin g wher e th e publi c beac h begin s an d privat e propert y ends ; tha t is , wher e i s th e lin e o f mea n hig h o f th e tide , th e usua l tide , o r th e nea p tid e tha t happen s betwee n th e ful l an d th e chang e o f th e moon . " Th e cour t wen t o n t o adop t th e definitio n o f "ordinar y Whil e i t i s nearl y impossibl e fo r a layma n t o determin e th e 18.6-yea r MH W line , th e establishe d vegetatio n lin e i s usuall y ver y easil y determine d a t a A STROLLE R O R BATHE R O N A BEAC H NEE D ONL Y STA Y O N TH E SAN D O R BAR E BEAC H BELO W TH E VEGETATIO N LIN E T O AVOI D PRIVAT E PROPERTY . tid e drawn . Th e U.S . Suprem e Court , i n a n opinio n writte n b y Chie f Justic e Hughe s i n 1935 , define d wean high tide fo r th e U.S . Coas t an d Geodeti c Surve y a s th e averag e heigh t o f al l hig h wate r a t tha t plac e ove r a perio d o f 18. 6 years . Whil e thi s ma y b e a ver y precis e defini tio n o f mea n hig h tide , th e practica l proble m o f makin g suc h a determinatio n a t man y disperse d an d remot e location s i s obvious . I n 1940 , th e Florid a Suprem e Cour t note d tha t "ordinar y hig h wate r mar k o r ordinar y hig h tid e (means ) th e limi t reache d b y th e dail y eb b an d flo w hig h wate r mark " a s th e "mea n hig h wate r line " (MHW) . Th e cour t the n decide d tha t wher e ther e i s a significan t seasona l shif t i n th e hig h wate r lin e becaus e o f summe r accretion s an d winte r erosion , th e winte r an d mos t landwar d mea n hig h wate r lin e woul d resul t i n th e "los s o f publi c right s i n th e foreshor e o r beach which the public always has a right to use." I n 1973 , th e Circui t Cour t o f th e Fifteent h Judicia l Distric t wen t a ste p furthe r i n simplifyin g th e determinatio n o f th e mea n hig h wate r lin e b y adoptin g th e us e o f th e mor e easil y ascertainabl e .established vegetation line t o serv e a s th e mea n hig h wate r referenc e point . Pursuan t t o th e above , th e Executiv e Boar d o f th e Florid a Departmen t o f Natura l Resources , on Ma y 21 , 1974 , adopte d th e established vegetation line a s th e mea n hig h wate r lin e a s referenc e fo r th e 50 foo t coasta l constructio n setbac k lin e unde r Florid a Statut e 1 6 3. 0 52 . • THI S DECISIO N HA S no t bee n modifie d o r overturne d i n an y subsequen t cour t tes t an d i s uphel d b y th e Florid a Attorne y General , an d i t i s th e onl y rul e present l y bein g enforce d b y th e Florid a Depart men t o f Natura l Resources . glance . Usin g thi s rule , a strolle r o r bathe r o n a beac h nee d onl y sta y o n th e san d o r bar e beac h belo w th e vegetatio n lin e t o avoi d privat e property . W e believ e tha t thi s articl e serve s clearl y t o establis h th e righ t o f th e publi c t o wal k alon g th e beache s withou t fea r o f reprisa l o r harrassmen t b y pri vat e uplan d owners . However , w e ar e deepl y concerne d tha t loca l official s hav e allowe d uplan d riparia n owner s t o buil d fences , walls , impassabl e docks , boulder s an d othe r barricade s whic h ef fectivel y preven t th e publi c fro m travers in g publi c beaches . W e cal l upo n th e appropriat e cit y authoritie s t o initiat e correctiv e actio n i n thi s matter . m 1 5 HAIIOWEE N TH E MOO N I S FULL , an d I mus t remem be r t o kee p on e ey e o n i t — hopin g an d dreadin g t o catc h a glimps e o f the . ol d witc h ridin g he r broom , blac k ca t hunche d behin d he r flyin g cap e a s sh e cackle s he r wa y acros s th e sky . M y olde r brothe r warne d m e tha t th e ol d witc h swoop s dow n t o captur e 8 yea r ol d kid s lik e me . It' s difficul t — on e ey e o n th e moon_,_th e othe r watchin g fo r goblins , ghosts , an d othe r unspeakabl e creatures , whil e attemptin g t o navigat e fro m on e hous e t o th e next , draggin g a loo t ba g an d hampere d b y a costum e tha t keep s tanglin g itsel f aroun d m y ankle s an d feet . T o mak e matter s worse , visibilit y i s onl y abou t hal f o f wha t i t i s normal ly , du e t o a hallowee n mas k tha t seem s designe d t o smothe r a person . Al l thi s a t a tim e whe n bein g awar e i s s o critical , wit h horror s lurkin g behin d ever y tre e an d bush , read y t o sprin g o n th e unwary . WHE N OU T TRIC K O R TREATING , one' s sense s becom e mor e acutel y attune d "tha n a t an y othe r tim e o f year . Sound s ar e amplified , whil e th e ski n crawl s jus t fro m touchin g th e haunte d nigh t air . Th e smel l o f a gobli n i s righ t behin d me , an d shadow s ahea d magnify , changin g B Y LO U THOMPSO N int o threatening , creep y shapes . Bu t I boldl y plung e onward , munchin g o n th e sugar y reward s fo r m y bravery . __,.. Th e firs t bloc k conquered , Ifin d mysel f a t a crossroads . A realizatio n reache s m y brain , sen t fro m tremblin g knees ; i t wa s eas y i n th e ol d hom e neighborhood , bu t t o ge t m y fai r shar e o f th e goodie s require s leavin g th e safet y o f "home " bloc k an d venturin g int o unknow n territory . Hesitatin g jus t lon g enoug h fo r a grpu p o f othe r Tric k o r Treater s t o pass , I follo w alon g feelin g brave r a t th e tai l en d o f th e group . Le t th e •guy s ou t i n fron t ge t grabbe d b y th e goblins , that'l l giv e m e tim e t o run . NO W THA T I a m reinforce d b y th e group , jack-o-lantern s glo w invitingl y o n doorstep s a s th e chan t o f "Tric k o r Treat " echoe s int o th e night , almos t reassurin g enoug h t o caus e a perso n t o forge t t o watc h th e moon . Skeletons , ghosts , hobos , Mickey Mous e , witches , an d fair y princesse s man/i n paige , prop . 90 0 duva i stree t gingerbrea d squar e ke y wes t 3304 0 305-296-555 8 ope n lunc h 124 dinne r & suppe r 72 a m NOW OPEN! Carlos ' Sou p & Sandwic h Chil i Conc h Chowde r Chicke n Sandwiche s 70 1 Carolin e Stree t 296-232 1 Breakfast I f uniqu e boutiqu e Designe r Clothe s Scot t Barr y Will i Smit h 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 lllduvalst . ph . 294-592 9 ope n 7 day s 10:30-9:3 0 ftOO 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 withou t extravaganc e QUEEN S TflBL E THRE E MEAL S DAIL Y 7DAYSAWEE K ; 7 : pim . io 1:1:3 0 a.m.; : ^•'
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1 6 scurr y fro m hous e t o house , loo t bag s growin g heavy . It' s al l thos e apple s th e anti-cand y freak s giv e out . A menta l not e i s mad e o f th e appl e giver s houses : avoi d the m nex t time , thu s savin g preciou s moment s t o ge t o n wit h th e cand y harvest . WHEW ! MOR E THA N halfwa y throug h th e Tric k o r Treatin g hours , an d nothin g horribl e ha s happened , excep t tha t n o on e ha s give n m e m y favorit e cand y bar . Relaxin g slightly , th e ey e watchin g th e iQQo n wander s fro m it s mission . Bot h eye s ar e bus y searchin g th e loo t bag , countin g th e cand y bar s an d guessin g ho w muc h th e sac k weighs . Twent y pounds , I decide . A goo d 2 0 pound s o f candy . Thos e apple s don' t weig h much . Wit h soun d plannin g an d a bi t o f hoardin g th e suppl y o f sweet s shoul d las t ti l Thanksgiving . Whoops ! Alone . Whil e m y min d wandere d th e othe r kid s disappeared , an d I a m alon e i n fron t o f th e las t hous e o n th e block . And It's the one. It' s haunte d an d witche s liv e i n it . I know i t b y th e wa y m y stomac h jus t stoppe d digestin g caramels . It' s a kin d o f knowin g tha t ha s nothin g t o d o wit h th e fac t tha t th e hous e i s se t farthe r bac k o n th e lo t tha n an y o f th e others , o r tha t th e larg e fron t law n look s jus t lik e th e wood s wher e Hanse l an d Gretel go t lost , o r tha t th e onl y illuminatio n i n th e yar d an d hous e i s a n eeri e gree n glo w coinin g fro m numer ou s jack-o-lantern s wit h unsmilin g faces . AN D WHAT' S THA T NOISE ? "Oooooooh ooooooooooh " faintl y enter s m y ear s an d come s ou t i n bi g goosebump s al l ove r m y body . This is the house. Th e on e I kne w existed . Th e on e tha t I feare d fro m th e star t o f th e evenin g an d ha d night mare s abou t las t week . Yup , thi s i s th e place , an d I' m ready . It' s th e las t chanc e I ' v e go t t o ge t m y favorit e cand y bar . Afte r a dee p breath , I hol le r "Tric k o r Treat? " an d don' t recogniz e m y squeak y voic e an d wonde r wh y m y hal lowee n chan t come s ou t a s a questio n fo r th e firs t tim e tonight . I tighte n ever y muscl e read y t o boun d awa y befor e a slim y gree n han d ca n gra b me . "Teeee-heeeee-eeeeee , " say s a n unsee n an d terrifyin g thin g fro m behin d th e crac k i n th e door . Stretchin g forwar d fro m th e to p hal f o f m y body , I strai n bot h arm s ou t attemptin g t o hol d th e sac k a s clos e t o th e crac k i n th e doo r a s I ca n ge t i t withou t takin g anothe r ste p closer . It' s a painfu l positio n t o hol d fo r lon g — fee t facin g th e opposit e directio n an d tors o twiste d lik e a licoric e stick . Bu t it' s smart , I rationalize . I jus t untwis t fro m th e wais t u p a s soo n a s th e wicke d thin g behin d th e doo r drop s som e goodie s i n m y sack , the n ru n lik e mad . "TRIG K O R TREAT , teeee-heee-eeeeee, " crackle s fro m th e crack , an d th e doo r creak s ope n jus t enoug h s o I ge t a qlimps e o f th e mos t frightenin g sigh t I eve r hop e t o experience , eve n m m y wildes t nightmares . Nothing , ever , coul d b e mor e terrifyin g tha n tha t ghoulis h thin g tha t lean s toward s me . Ever y nerv e i n m y bod y i s lik e a spring , an d m y brai n i s sendin g franti c signal s t o run , run , run . Bu t I hol d m y ground , goin g s o fa r a s stretchin g m y ar m hold in g th e cand y sac k ou t eve n close r t o th e ominou s thin g lurkin g i n th e shadows , I' d gotte n a loo k a t th e cand y bar s i n a baske t behin d th e door . M y favorit e kind . Ful l size , too . Eatin g tha t cand y ba r would , mos t certainly / retur n m y upende d hai r t o it s norma l position , I though t a s th e creatur e droppe d i t int o m y sack . CONCH-SCIOVS DECISION you lie as you were born on a sandbar and where you choose to live is often where you leave your body. Especially when the moon is full and you take out sticks, coins or cards, you see that what goes down, comes around. Born into a line of gold-spoon suckers, yo u ar e pleased when shillings fall away and your breakfast costs recital of a poem. You have left it all to simplify. Now, when someone mentions monarchy, you only think of butterflies. Robin Kaplan tlVEl W TH E KEY S BUY4N — TH E KEY S W e Hav e a Ne w Loo k An d A Ne w Outloo k Harol d Bevis , )r . & Ro n Cherry , Florid a Keys ' newes t # 1 Sellin g Team , ar e clearin g ou t al l o f thei r 7 9 model s t o mak e roo m fo r th e ne w 1980' s showin g Oct . 11,197 9 Chec k I t Out ! B E VIS-LEWI S CADILLA C OLDSMOBIL E CHEVROLE T 350 0 N . Roosevel t Blvd . 294-100 3 Your Florida Keys Dealer OCTOBE R 26-27-2 8 FRIDAY . SUNSE T TI L 1 0 MALLOR Y SQ . Th e Gran d Mistres s o f Madnes s intone s al l spirits , spooks , ghost s an d goblin s t o joi n th e celebration . Ceremon y followe d b y .. . Maij d Seafoo d feas t Music , f?itters , fritterin ' an d dancin g 'ti l 1 0 p.m . Maske d Bal l A marvelou s maske d bal l a t Marriott' s Cas a Marin a Resort , 1 0 p.m . t o 2 a.m . Priz e fo r th e bes t couple . SATURDAY , 9 TI L 2 , DUVA L ST . Tlj e Graij d Parad e Floats , bands , marchin g groups , individual s i n costume . Fantas y i s th e theme ! Cas h priz e o f $1,00 0 fo r Mos t Fantasti c Individua l Costume ! (Entrant s mus t b e 1 8 o r over. ) Perpetua l Cu p fo r Bes t Float . Ban d awards . Judges'decisio n announeed-a t midnight . SUNDA Y Hangove r Brmjclje s A t Marriott' s Cas a Marin a Resor t an d th e Pie r Hous e Relax , recover . Pla y i n th e sun . Enjoy , enjo y Ol d Ke y West ! FLOA T ENTR Y FORM S AVAILABL E AT : Fas t Buc k * Ai r Florid a Ticke t Counte r a t Airpor t * Cavanagh' s Ke y Wes t Fragranc e & Cosmeti c Factor y Th e Conc h Tou r Trai n Bo x Office s o n Fron t St . & N . Roosevel t Bir d i n Han d * Marriott' s Cas a Marin a Resor t * Pie r Hous e :Ol d Ke y West ! som e remark s CHANGE S I N REPERTOR Y COMPANY ; OCTOBE R EVENT S PLANNE D I T HAPPEN S A T th e en d o f ever y sum me r i n Ke y West . A fe w businesse s leav e town . Organization s chang e leader s an d direction . An d s o i t goe s wit h th e Southernmos t Fin e Art s Society , Inc . , whic h recentl y receive d a $9,70 0 gran t fro m th e Florid a Fin e Art s Counci l fo r it s upcomin g season . Ja y an d Claudi a Diur y are headin g nort h t o pursu e thei r career s there . A s a result , there' s bee n a chang e i n th e Boar d o f Director s o f th e Society , wit h fou r ne w additions . Shell y Kelle r remain s a s Presiden t o f th e Societ y an d Directo r o f Developmen t an d Publi c Re lations . Bruc e Steinberg , Technica l Directo r o f th e Tennesse e William s Repertor y Compan y las t season , ha s take n ove r a s Secretary-Treasure r an d Managin g Director . Elle n Fernandez , formerl y associate d wit h Green e Stree t Theatr e i n it s earl y year s an d instru menta l i n th e succes s o f th e Repertor y Company' s Theatr e fo r th e Forgotte n Program , i s Vice-Presiden t an d Directo r o f Communit y Relations . Raymon d Elmen dorf , acto r an d th e creativ e geniu s be hin d s o man y Green e Stree t Theatr e set s fo r th e pas t thre e years , an d Joh n Hayes , Directo r o f th e Children' s Theatr e pro gram , hav e als o accepte d position s o n th e Board . . A S MANAGIN G DIRECTO R Steinber g put s it , "I t woul d b e misleadin g t o assum e tha t th e Compan y wil l b e pursuin g th e sam e ideal s a s before . Wit h th e depar tur e o f th e Drurys , th e Societ y wil l naturall y chang e it s goal s an d style. " Change s i n th e plan s fo r th e up comin g seaso n ar e evolving , includin g a possibl e chang e i n location . Las t seaso n brough t man y comment s an d com plaint s concernin g th e acoustic s i n th e Sa n Carlo s Theatre . Despit e it s his tori c an d 'cultura l importance , th e theatr e isn' t adequatel y equippe d tech nicall y a t thi s time . DISCUSSION S HAV E BEE N unde r wa y wit h Bil l Prosser , Directo r o f th e Ten nesse e William s Fin e Art s Cente r a t Florid a Key s Communit y College , regard in g th e possibilit y o f th e Compan y per formin g ther e unde r hi s artisti c direc tion . Th e facilit y i s undoubtedl y th e fines t i n th e Keys , an d Prossner' s cre dential s an d experienc e ar e excellent . Accordin g t o Keller , "I t jus t make s goo d sens e fo r th e Repertor y Compan y t o joi n force s wit h th e Fin e Art s Center , an d eve n othe r theatr e group s i n Ke y Wes t i f th e en d resul t i s a bette r pro duction . Ou r gran t fro m th e Fin e Art s Counci l i s partl y fo r tourin g a Tennes se e William s play . Th e bette r th e pro duction , th e greate r chance s fo r suc ces s o n tour. " Th e seaso n plan s als o includ e pro ductio n o f severa l one-ac t play s b y She l Silverstein , Ke y Wes t resident , songwrite r an d author . Gorilla an d Play a Little Judgment Music wer e chose n becaus e the y ar e humorou s socia l commentary . The y als o jib e wit h th e Society' s goal s o f bringin g entertain men t an d ar t t o Ke y Wes t audiences . Free to Be You and Me, a collec tio n o f song s owne d b y MS . Corporation , wil l als o b e produce d b y th e Children' s Theatr e usin g loca l kid s unde r Joh n Hayes' s direction . 1 7 OCTOBE R REALL Y LAUNCHE S th e seaso n wit h th e firs t Southernmos t Fin e Art s Tow n Meetin g o n Tuesday , Octobe r 16 , a t 7 p.m . a t th e Pictur e Show , an d th e Benefi t Masquerad e Bal l a t Eas t Martell o Galler y an d Museu m o n Sunda y evening , Octobe r 28 . Say s Keller , "We'r e tryin g t o rall y al l Ke y Wes t resident s wh o wan t t o kno w what' s happenin g i n th e arts , a s wel l a s thos e tha t mak e the m happen . Ke y Wes t i s goin g t o se e som e rea l cul tura l event s thi s year : Waterfront' s presentatio n o f Estell e Parsons' s one woma n sho w i n December , i n additio n t o thei r seaso n o f theatre ; th e Communit y Concer t Series ; th e openin g o f th e Ten nesse e William s Fin e Art s Cente r a t Florid a Key s Communit y College . W e wan t thi s meetin g t o brin g togethe r cultura l organization s t o le% th e communit y kno w what' s happening. " TH E MASQUERAD E BAL L o n Octobe r 2 8 come s durin g th e Ke y Wes t Fantas y Fes t '79 , sponsore d b y th e Touris t Develop men t Agency . Thi s wil l b e th e Society' s firs t fund-raisin g attemp t t o matc h th e $9,-70 0 gran t fro m th e state . Fo r a te n dolla r donation , guest s wil l b e wine d an d dine d an d ge t a chanc e t o wea r thos e Fantas y Fes t Parad e costume s on e mor e time . Judge s wil l selec t th e te n bes t costume s wit h prize s fo r each . Detail s an d ticket s ca n b e obtaine d b y callin g 296-389 3 o r writin g th e Societ y a t P 0 Bo x 4071 , Ke y Wes t 33040 . TH E ART S AR E HAPPENIN G i n Ke y Wes t i n a bi g wa y thes e days . I f yo u wan t t o ge t involved , don' t mis s th e Southern mos t Fin e Art s Tow n Meetin g o n Tuesday , Octobe r 16 , a t 7 p.m . a t th e Pictur e Show , 62 0 Duva l Street . An d i f you'r e lookin g fo r som e Hallowee n fun , don' t forge t th e Masquerad e Bal l o n Sunday , Octobe r 28 , a t th e Eas t Martell o Galler y an d Museum . Th e Art s ar e fo r People . Suppor t th e Art s i n Ke y West . continue d o n pag e 2 7 £ 10-2 DINNE R 7 N MONDAY S [> FINE, NATURAL "FOODS AT REASONABLE W.C& S DOVA U [212 . Ke y L I K B ^^ ^ 294-200 7 BO O Duva l

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1 8 md KEY WES T i i (Ann Meek, our cover artist this time, suggested that Solare s Hil l report on what Key West could expect if it were hit by a hurricane. A good idea. We asked Dennis Henize~'of the Weather Bureau to give us a report. Also, we had two poems on hurricanes, some photos, and a letter from a friend of Ann Meek's who rode out Hurricane David in Santo Domingo. (This womanj Judy Porter, incidentally, has travelled the world as a professional photographer and is not easily rattled.) Ed. WhA T T o ExpEC T RECEN T EXPERIENCE S WIT H Hurricane s Davi d an d Frederi c underscor e th e absolut e necessit y tha t person s choosin g t o liv e i n th e Key s full y understan d wha t th e situatio n i s her e regardin g hurricanes . Horro r storie s abound . Som e o f th e horror s ar e withi n th e real m o f th e pos sible . Other s aren't . A fairl y compre hensiv e understandin g o f th e fact s i s indispensibl e unles s yo u pla n o n leavin g th e Key s fo r ever y hurrican e tha t passe s withi n 20 0 mile s o f here . A numbe r o f factors , mainl y havin g t o d o wit h ou r siz e an d isolation , mak e fo r mas s confusion . On a majo r contri butin g facto r t o confusio n i s th e broad cas t medi a i n th e outsid e world , includ in g Miami . Sinc e w e basicall y hav e onl y Miiiia i T V t o weitch , w e nee d t o kee p thing s i n perspective , an d realis e tha t part s o f wha t w e se e an d he-ia r d o no t appl y t o us . i?o r seeir. g liv e coverag e fro m th e Rationa l Hurrican e Center , an d rada r an d satellit e pictures , th e Miam i T V coverag e i s finra . However , pa y n o attentio n t o possibl e stor m effect s o r evacuatio n re r:onjnendAtions , unles s the y sa y tha t the y appl y specificall y t o th e Keys . Eve n then , it woul d b a bes t t o •confir m i t locally . DU E T O OU R sensitiv e location , mos t Let' s loo k at hurricanes , an d wha t w e shoul d an d shouldn' t fea r abou t them . It' s impossible , withi n th e scop e o f thi s article , t o explai n muc h abou t th e work ing s o f hurricanes . Th e explanation s ca l figure . Wind s o f hurrican e forc e (7 4 mile s a n hou r o r greater ) typicall y exten d ou t 7 5 t o 10 0 miles , wit h th e mos t extrem e wind s confine d t o a relativel y smal l donut-shape d are a whic h surround s woul d b e long , bu t th e principle s ar e fairl y eas y t o grasp , an d mak e interest in g stud y i f you'r e int o weather-watch ing . There' s a fai r amoun t o f materia l i n th e Publi c Library . ON E O F TH E distressin g aspect s o f hurricane s i s th e agonizin g uncertaint y abou t wha t i s happening , an d wha t wil l happe n i n th e short-ter m future . Progres s i n hurrican e forecastin g wil l probabl y neve r ge t t o th e poin t wher e human s ca n pinpoin t landfal l wit h o f th e outside ' worl d assume s tha t th e Xey s ar e flattene d b y »ny hurrican e tha t eve n coma s near . Th e mornin g tha t Fred eri c ro.-fonr.e d wes t o f Hsvana , a veathsr caste r o n a nationa l T V networ k forecas t a tur n t o th e northeas t vrtiic h didn' t occur . Late r tha " morning , th e .sam e network' s radi o news , whic h wa s carrie d b y a sta tion " i n Maraticn , ha d Frederi c headin g towar d th e Keys , causin g a mino r pani c fo r a whil e i n th e Middl e Efeya . Don' t rel y o n outsid e source s fo r specifi c information . enoug h confidenc e t o narro w th e warnin g are a significantly . A differenc e o f a fe w mile s on e wa y o r th e othe r o n th e coas t make s al l th e differenc e i n th e world , a s fa r a s wha t happen s a t an y give n location . .. . • y DIMENSION S O F A hurrican e ar e con fusin g t o define . Sis e an d strengt h var y greatl y ari d don' t alway s relat e t o eac h other . Wind y .int f squall y weathe r ma y exten d outwar d fro m th e cente r fo r hundred s o f miles ; 30 0 mile s i s a typi th e eye , o r center . Wind s ar e sometime s nea r cal m i n th e center . S o yo u ca n se e tha t th e are a wher e th e mos t destructiv e force s ar e i s small , an d tha t a fe w mile s on e wa y o r th e othe r ca n resul t i n widel y varyin g conditions . A perfec t exampl e occure d i n 1948 . Tw o hurricane s crosse d Cub a nea r Havana , the n th e Keys . Th e firs t wa s i n lat e September , th e secon d i n earl y October . Th e Octobe r stor m crosse d th e Middl e Keys . Th e Septembe r stor m crosse d th e Lowe r Keys , wit h th e ey e crossin g ove r Boc a Chica . Befor e th e win d equipmen t ther e wa s disable d b y th e wind , i t regi stere d 12 2 mile s an . hou r a s th e fastes t one-minut e average , wit h gust s estimate d upward s o f 150 . A stone' s thro w awa y i n Ke y West , th e highes t sustaine d win d wa s 7 3 mile s a n hour . Ther e wer e n o deaths , an d damag e amounte d t o onl y abou t a millio n dollars . Th e Turtle Kraal s wer e demolished , an d 35 0 turtle s wer e release d t o th e sea . Th e waterfron t too k a beating , an d abou t 10 0 boat s wer e lost . O n th e lowe r en d o f Duva l an d Simonto n Streets , th e wate r cam e u p a s fa r a s Caroline . Ha d th e cente r o f tha t stor m hi t Ke y West , thing s woul d hav e bee n fa r worse . Livin g a t th e ocean' s edge , w e oh viousl y ar e concerne d abou t th e ocea n rising . Floodin g i s a ver y rea l threa t i n th e Keys . Th e averag e elevatio n i s fou r to . fiv e feet . Th e Lowe r Key s ar e blesse d wit h higher-than-averag e groun d o n Bi g Pin e Key , an d o n Ke y Wes t (Solare s Hill) . I F YOU.STUD Y hurrican e histor y i n ou r country , yo u wil l lear n o f a stor m surg e o f aroun d 2 5 fee t i n Mississipp i i n 1969 , an d o f 2 0 fee t plu s i n th e Uppe r Key s i n 1935 . Stor m surg e i s a produc t o f tremendou s win d force , an d i s th e mos t destructiv e par t o f hurricane s i n general . I t i s th e pilin g U p o f water . Win d ca n blo w faste r tha n wate r ca n flow , s o th e extrem e wind s nea r th e cente r o f th e stor m caus e wate r t o stac k up , whic h result s i n fairl y rapidl y risin g water . Thi s pilin g u p doe s begi n ver y gradually , whe n th e stor m i s a considerabl e distanc e away . Thi s i s referre d t o a s "stor m tide " an d i s basicall y th e sam e thin g a s stor m surge , excep t tha t i t i s a slow , gradua l ris e rathe r tha n a rapi d one . O n a coastlin e o f th e mainland , wher e th e -1-an d i s elevated , th e wate r r s pushe d u p agains t th e land , an d i f i t canno t flo w inland , i t wil l continu e t o pil e up . W e ar e no t o n th e mainland , an d thi s i s no t wha t happen s here . W e d o hav e a hig h floodin g potential , bu t th e "tida l wave " tha t a lo t o f peopl e drea d doe s not exist . I n fact , "tida l wave " i s a misnome r whic h i s kep t aliv e b y peopl e a s supposedl y intelligen t a s networ k T V newspersons . Th e classi c "tida l wave, " whic h travel s ove r thousand s o f mile s o f ocea n an d create s horrendou s calamities , doe s indee d occur , bu t i t i s properl y calle d a "seismi c wave " o r a "Tsunami " an d i s cause d b y a n earthquak e o r vol cani c eruption . Seismi c wave s don' t occu r i n th e Atlantic , becaus e th e At lanti c i s generally , an d th e Caribbea n are a especially , considere d t o b e prac ticall y earthquake-proof . (T o us e th e ter m properly , w e d o experienc e tida l wave s daily . Th e ocea n wate r tha t i s pulle d towar d th e su n an d th e moo n i s a wave , wit h a ver y lon g wavelength . Th e cres t i s hig h tide , th e troug h lo w tide. ) SINC E TH E LOWE R KEY S ar e s o nea r t o dee p wate r an d wid e ope n space s t o th e west , wate r hasn' t ver y muc h t o pil e u p against , a s i t doe s o n th e mainland , o r i n th e Middl e an d Uppe r Keys , wher e cut s throug h th e Key s ar e generall y narrowe r an d fewer . Th e Corp s o f Engineer s say s tha t wit h a frequenc y o f once'ever y te n years , th e Lowe r Key s ca n expec t a stor m surg e o f fou r feet . Thi s doe s no t coun t wav e actio n o n to p o f this , no r ver y localize d effect s suc h a s woul d occu r wher e th e la y o f th e lan d create s a natura l funnel . Th e Corp s say s tha t onc e ever y hun dre d year s th e Lowe r Key s ca n expec t a stor m surg e o f eigh t feet , an d possibl y nin e fee t wit h a frequenc y o f onc e ever y fairl y close . Th e shallowness-o f th e wate r clos e t o th e island s woul d brea k som e o f th e se a action . I t i s becaus e th e dee p wate r wes t o f Ke y Wes t serve s a s a natura l check valv e o n stor m surg e heigh t tha t w e i n th e Lowe r Key s d o no t evacuat e e n mass e t o th e mainland . Anothe r reaso n fo r thi s i s tha t U S 1 become s impassabl e i n th e Uppe r Key s area , lon g befor e th e arriva l o f th e storm . Th e highwa y a t Lak e Sur pris e ha d wate r almos t t o it s edg e durin g David , eve n thoug h tha t are a wa s almos t a hundre d mile s t o th e "good " sid e o f David . (Tide s wer e runnin g hig h a t tha t tim e anyway , fro m astronomica l influences. ) Ther e i s a syste m o f shelter s i n th e Lowe r Keys , which , i n th e even t o f a direc t hi t b y a majo r hurricane , woul d b e packed . Fo r mos t hurricanes , mos t home s ar e safe , excep t fo r mobil e homes , an d lo w waterfron t homes , whic h ar e th e firs t t o b e evacuated . LET' S EXAMIN E THRE E situation s — a wea k hurricane , medium-strengt h hurri cane , an d th e wors t tha t coul d happen . Th e las t on e coul d b e gruesome , s o pleas e remembe r tha t th e vas t majorit y o f ou r experience s wil l b e wit h wea k ones , wit h a n outsid e chanc e o f a medium to-stron g one , an d onc e ever y fe w life times , a Bi g One . Fo r a stor m o f a give n intensity , i t i s essentia l tha t description s o f potentia l effect s b e rathe r generalized , fo r a lo t o f variable s ente r in . Bu t fo r th e sak e o f consistency , w e wil l assum e a direc t hi t b y th e wors t wind s i n eac h o f th e examples . A HURRICAN E WIT H 7 5 mp h wind s woul d no t b e devastating , an d los s o f lif e woul d b e inexcusable . Suc h a stor m woul d no t b e likel y t o d o an y structura l damag e t o health y structures . A fe w 20 0 plu s years . Nobod y ca n reall y sa y thos e probabilitie s ar e accurate , sinc e the y ar e base d o n onl y abou t 15 0 year s o f experience . The y ar e th e actuaria l fi gure s use d b y th e Federa l Floo d Insuranc e program . CONSIDERIN G TH E AVERAG E elevatio n o f th e Keys , eve n th e 10-yea r stor m i s some thin g w e coul d d o without . Th e wate r come s up , an d th e win d blows , t o b e sure . Th e se a ca n com e u p t o an d highe r tha n man y doorsteps , an d th e se a wil l b e angry . Bu t th e deep-wate r floodin g o f wate r wit h no.plac e t o g o wil l no t happen . An d th e batterin g actio n o f th e heav y wave s wil l b e limite d t o th e waterfront , wit h th e hig h wate r i n th e interio r o f th e islan d considerabl y les s violent . A popula r belie f i s tha t th e ree f i s ou r savin g grace . i t ma y hav e a sligh t breakin g effec t o n th e wave s i n som e places , bu t -i n roug h weathe r th e ree f doesn't kee p th e swells~fro m comin g i n roof s woul d likel y hav e mino r damage . Som e tree s an d powe r line s woul d likel y b e down , a s wel l a s mos t outdoo r signs . Wate r woul d ris e i n lo w place s aroun d Ke y Wes t an d th e Lowe r Keys . Fron t Stree t flood s a t hig h tide s ever y month , with ou t wind . Som e windo w damage ^ woul d b e possibl e fro m flyin g smal l debris . Boat s properl y moore d woul d stan d a goo d chanc e o f surviving . A medium-strengt h hurrican e woul d hav e highes t sustaine d wind s o f aroun d 12 0 mph . Somewher e nea r thi s point , th e exten t o f damag e woul d begi n t o var y widel y dependin g o n man y variables , suc h a s exposur e an d structura l health . Onl y a n enginee r coul d eve n estimat e th e hurricane-proofnes s o f a give n building , an d eve n the n onl y wit h intimat e know ledg e o f th e structura l condition . Th e oldes t house s wer e buil t strongly , an d thos e whic h hav e maintaine d thei r in tegrity , structure-wise , ar e quit e pos sibl y stil l th e strongest . However , a 1 9 lo t -of ol d houses hav e bee n gutted " in sid e wit h n o compensatio n mad e fo r struc tura l part s removed . Other s hav e bee n mor e thoughtfull y remodelled , an d ar e probabl y stronge r tha n whe n built . MUC H O F TH E LUMBE R use d i n th e las t 2 0 year s i s inferio r t o th e har d pin e use d originally . Som e sturd y ol d house s hav e fairl y recen t addition s tha t ar e rottin g an d crumbling . Wind s o f 12 0 mp h coul d caus e structura l failur e o f som e building s tha t wer e eithe r poorl y buil t o r hav e bee n weakene d considerabl y b y time , termite s an d tools . Mino r structura l damage , particularl y roo f damage , coul d occu r eve n i n stronge r building s tha t ar e directl y expose d t o wind s i n thi s category . Wate r woul d likel y b e hig h enoug h t o flo w ove r som e . lo w area s o n th e eas t hal f o f Ke y West , bu t wouldn' t b e likel y t o excee d a coupl e o f fee t i n depth . A lo t o f residence s woul d hav e a foo t o r s o o f wate r i n them . I t woul d b e disconcerting , bu t no t lik e a 25-foo t hig h tida l wave . FO R TH E BI G ONE , let' s conside r a stor m wit h wind s i n exces s o f 15 5 mph , somethin g tha t i n al l likelihoo d wil l no t happe n i n ou r lifetime . A direc t hi t fro m suc h a stor m woul d b e capabl e o f floodin g al l th e Lowe r Keys , excep t fo r th e hig h area s o n Key . Wes t an d Big Pin e Key, ( t o a dept h tha t woul d b e haz ardou s enoug h eve n withou t th e likeli hoo d o f som e tota l buildin g failure s an d man y complet e roo f failures . Th e damag e fro m a stor m suc h a s thi s coul d rang e fro m sever e t o unbelievable . I t woul d b e har d t o imagin e suc h a n occurrenc e withou t som e los s o f life , bu t th e pes simisti c estimate s i n th e hundred s an d thousand s woul d depen d o n a lo t o f thing s goin g wron g a t th e sam e time , suc h a s a complet e stoppag e o f traffi c -o n U S 1 . Coincidence s d o happen , an d frequentl y combin e t o caus e catastrophes , bu t b e assure d tha t n o kin d o f acciden t i s likel y t o ti e u p traffi c a s lon g a s i t doe s i n a norma l situation . Fo r on e thing , th e drawbridge s wil l sta y ope n t o highwa y traffi c durin g evacuation . Also , fo r a t leas t th e nex t fe w years , ther e i s a n abundanc e o f heav y equipmen t strun g throughou t th e Keys , whic h th e count y Civi l Defens e peopl e hav e thoughtfull y arrange d t o us e i f needed , durin g an d afte r a hurricane . A N EXODU S B Y HIGHWA Y fro m th e Lowe r Key s i s advise d agains t becaus e i t woul d hampe r th e evacuation s o f person s i n th e Middl e an d Uppe r Keys , wh o reall y d o nee d t o leave . Choosin g t o leav e Ke y Wes t i n advanc e o f a hurrican e i s no t necessaril y wrong , althoug h it' s no t re quire d fo r survival . I f yo u happe n t o b e incline d t o leav e th e Roc k anyway , an d i f yo u wan t t o avoi d a grea t dea l o f anxiet y a t th e ver y least , yo u coul d tak e a littl e trip . Bu t i f yo u d o leav e b y car , giv e yoursel f plent y o f tim e t o avoi d possibl e heav y traffi c u p th e Keys . An d remembe r tha t yo u ar e takin g a ris k o f leavin g fo r n o reason , o r wors e yet , headin g towar d wors e weathe r conditions . SINC E YO U HAV E electe d t o liv e i n hurrican e country , yo u woul d b e wis e t o lear n wha t a hurrican e ca n b e expecte d t o d o t o you r propert y an d wha t yo u ca n d o t o preven t damage . B y makin g long rang e plan s fo r th e stor m tha t yo u kno w wil l com e eventually , yo u ca n avoi d tha t las t minut e rus h fo r plywoo d an d candles . HURRJCAN E POEM S HURRICANE NEVER CAME by Wanda Lawrence David eyes our long!tude from two hundred miles or more. Tensing and flexing his muscles right up t o ou r front door, But then he, chose to drop us from his intended route, Followed another, forecasters couldn't figure out.

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*•; • 2 0 David is now weakened, a tropical storm, Much changed from the child warm waters had born. .'..''. He threw tantrums and houses over the Caribbean Sea, Thrashing and violently screaming, "Look at me, look at me'." As he grew bolder and moved from his home. It was Florida's Coast he chanced to roam. Hit or-miss as his mood did suit him, Would one be caught in his eye or rim? Up the coast he arose such a clatter, People fled from the menacing Hatter. In a hurricane's lifetime I suppose he's an old cuss, But I hear far as New England he's still kickin' a fuss. And his sidekick tornados are helping his cause, As if to remind us of one of nature's laws . 'There' s more where I came from so remember that. When you think of the time David was at bat. " HURRICANE by Bill Lorraine It was two feet deep on Caroline Street when the storm blew the railroad down A storm with a grip on the Gulfstream wind and her wind blew the railroad down The summer was slow back in thirty-five for the railroad that went to sea Only wreckers and spongers down in old Key West It was the end of the line for me Dow n i n th e tropic s th e summe r wind s pla y spinnin g th e birt h o f a hurricane , hurricane , hurricane , th e ocea n see s throug h th e cal m o f he r ey e bu t join s th e wil d danc e o f th e hurri cane , hurricane , hurrican e The islanders knew a big storm was near but we couldn't imagine a hurricane'. Soon the railroad met with the will of the wind and the wind showed no mercy The clubcar darkened, the thunder roared, Flagler's engines pounded, the ocean soared, and the eye of the storm was an hour wide on Matecumbe Key Dow n i n th e tropic s th e summe r wind s pla y spinnin g th e lif e o f a hurricane , hur ricane , hurricane , th e ocea n see, s throug h th e cal m o f he r bass , mysel f o n piano , an d togethe r w e wrot e th e musi c t o fi t th e word s t o th e song . Sinc e peopl e reac t t o hurricane s wit h emotion , th e musi c ha d t o no t onl y fi t th e mete r o f th e words , i t ha d t o evok e th e powerfu l qualitie s o f hurri cane s a s well . W e decide d o n a n up tempo , story-tellin g beat . The n w e neede d a gir l singe r fo r th e choru s par t an d a characte r "talking " voice . Captai n Ton y seeme d perfec t fo r th e par t an d h e like d th e idea . Mari a McCrar y agree d t o sin g th e choru s parts . I n th e tapin g session , Captai n Ton y use d th e "Conch " pronunciatio n o f Matecumb e Key , an d h e suggeste d a reminiscin g sectio n fo r th e en d o f th e son g tha t w e wil l develo p i n ou r nex t recordin g session . LETTE R FRO M SANT O DOMING O Dea r An n an d David, You'l l b e ver y disappointe d i n me . .I'v e take n onl y on e pictur e an d writte n ver y littl e abou t Hurrican e David . I' m stil l puzzlin g ove r m y reaction ; profes siona l instinc t deserte d me . I canno t photograp h somethin g 1 loved , somethin g tha t wa s s o beautiful , whe n i t ha s bee n battere d an d beate n nearl y t o death . I agre e 100 4 wit h you r frien d a t th e weather.station . Don' t sta y i n you r house . Tha t beautifu l tre e i n you r bac k yar d coul d b e th e onl y thin g lef t stand ing . An d tha t minu s man y o f it s limbs . However , ther e i s on e compensatio n materia l possession s los e al l value . You'r e jus t dam n gla d t o b e aiive . W e liv e i n a smal l apartmen t complex . althoug h muc h o f th e cit y ha s bee n re stored . W e hav e wate r i n th e cister n whic h w e carr y int o th e apartmen t i n buckets . Sparingly . A n od d experienc e w e wer e tw o week s behin d o n laundr y du e t o th e wate r shortag e s o foun d my sel f i n Plaz a Independenci a surrounde d b y moder n governmen t building s wher e th e Pop e sai d Mass , U.S. helicopter s over head , doin g th e was h i n th e wate r foun tain s alon g wit h hundred s o f others . Hug e cemen t powe r pole s ar e dow n al l ove r th e place . Fo r a numbe r o f frustratin g reason s thi s countr y th e whol e countr y wa s ou t o f ga s fo r som e 1 0 days . Don' t kno w ho w lon g i t wil l tak e t o ge t bac k t o norma l there . Jac k ha s kep t m y ca r an d hi s runnin g o n aviatio n fue l ou t o f th e DC-6's . Th e roa d t o th e airpor t wa s a beautifull y landscape d divide d highwa y wit h a 1 5 mil e par k o n th e seaside . Sidewalk s an d cemen t par k benche s ai l alon g th e way . A fe w pal m tres s stil l standin g bu t al l th e pine s ar e down , al l th e plant s ar e gone . I n fac t eve n th e to p soi l i s gone . Bar e lav a roc k lik e a luna r landscape . I' m tol d Sant o Doming o look s lik e a paradis e compare d t o muc h o f th e countr y Wes t o f us . The y sa y i t remind s the m o f picture s o f Hiroshim a afte r the-H-Bomb . Th e assistanc e fro m th e U.S . ha s bee n fantastic . The y hav e brough t i n 1 2 chopper s tha t delive r relie f supplie s includin g C Ration s t o area s cu t of f b y floo d waters . Jac k i s workin g a t th e Militar y Bas e keepin g Dominicana s tw o DC-6' s ey e bu t join s th e wil d danc e o f th e hurri can e , hurricane , hurrican e W o one would see her wicked winds change as she crashed across Long Key -The land became the will of the wind then she whirled back out to sea The Keys recovered, the road was built right where the tra.cks had been Now I fish all day in these lazy blue waters and I'll always live on an island WHE N I WROT E th e lyric s t o th e Hurrican e Song , I envisione d a man' s voice , a voic e wit h character , someon e wh o coul d reall y hav e live d throug h th e Hurrican e o f 1935 . I decide d t o mak e a dem o tap e goo d enoug h t o sho w th e basi c rhyth m an d melod y an d ho w th e lyric s shoul d sound . I go t wit h Duan e McCrar y o n electri c guitai" , Gar y Saunder s o n Onl y si x unit s buil t o f cemen t bloc k an d reinforce d concrete . W e fac e eas t an d th e fron t wal l o f eac h livin g roo m i s woode n louvre s i n si x section s fro m th e floo r t o on e foo t fro m th e ceiling . Jac k an d 1 discusse d i t a fe w day s be for e an d decide d ther e wa s giv e betwee n th e louver s tha t woul d eliminat e an y buildu p o f pressure . W e fel t quit e se cure . Whe n Davi d turne d fro m Nort h t o Sout h blowin g West , tw o section s o f lou ver s cam e U p fro m th e floo r an d fle w in t o th e livin g room . I' m talkin g abou t 4 ' x 6% ' o f lumber . A cerami c elephan t an d tw o hug e po t plant s stoppe d i t fro m hittin g Jac k an d I wher e w e wer e sitting , i t lande d a t ou r feet . Mus t tel l yo u thoug h tha t Jac k save d hi s drink , m y bee r an d a kerosen e lantern , the n wen t bac k fo r th e chai r cushions . Ther e ma y b e som e woode n house s standin g i n Sant o Domingo , bu t I haven' t see n any . Fortunately , mos t building s an d home s ar e o f cemen t bloc k construc tion . W e liv e i n th e Wester n suburb s an d afte r 2 0 day s stil l n o sig n o f electricit y shuttlin g supplie s fro m Puert o Rico . Allyso n wa s her e a t hom e fo r Davi d bu t Jac k pu t he r o n th e las t fligh t ou t befor e Frederic . Sh e ha d t o ge t bac k t o St . Petersbur g fo r he r secon d yea r a t Hcker d College . Sh e ha d ha d enoug h weathe r an d wa s anxiou s t o go . Th e foo d proble m wil l probabl y ge t wors e befor e i t get s better . Somethin g lik e 80 % o f agricultur e wa s destroyed . We'r e gettin g alon g fin e o n ric e an d bean s an d Spam . A chicke n no w an d then . I mus t ad d on e thin g abou t Hurri canes . W e ha d report s o n shor t wav e fro m th e U.S . an d th e Hurrican e Cente r i n Miami . W e ha d al l kind s o f report s fro m th e loca l meteorologists . Nothin g re porte d wa s clos e enoug h t o qualif y a s a goo d educate d guess ! Don' t sta y i n you r house . Don' t eve n sta y o n Ke y West . You'r e entirel y to o exposed . -2 1 r WEI I WATE R T O Fiqh T FIRES ? B Y GARR Y BOULAR D AFTE R A SUMME R o f wate r shortage s announce d b y official s o f th e Florid a Key s Aqueduc t Authorit y an d speculatio n b y "member s o f th e Ke y Wes t Fir e Depart men t tha t i f ther e wer e a majo r fir e i n th e Ke y Wes t are a ther e woul d no t b e enoug h o f a reserv e wate r suppl y t o ade quatel y figh t it , resident s an d leader s -o f th e communit y hav e bee n seeking'ou t alternative s t o th e presen t sourc e o f water . On e o f th e alternative s mentione d i s clos e t o home : th e apparentl y vas t an d endles s undergroun d well s tha t a t . on e tim e playe d a n essentia l an d majo r par t i n th e everyda y facilitie s use d an d enjoye d b y Ke y Wes t natives . CAPTAI N JAC K CARE Y o f th e Ke y Wes t Fir e Departmen t commented , "A s fa r a s man y o f u s her e a t th e statio n know , ther e ar e a t leas t 6 o r 8 well s i n th e downtow n are a alon e tha t coul d b e easil y usabl e i f the y wer e fixe d up. " Carey , wh o joine d th e fir e departmen t i n th e earl y 1940's , remember s whe n th e well s wer e use d extensivel y fo r firefighting . "A t on e time , bac k i n th e 1930' s an d 40's , I be t ther e wer e ove r 6 0 well s i n us e o n thi s island . Man y o f the m w e use d i n fires, " h e said . Ther e hav e bee n n o accurat e count s a s t o ho w man y well s ar e presentl y i n use , accordin g t o insider s a t bot h th e fir e departmen t an d FKAA > becaus e o f th e probabilit y tha t man y o f the-well s ar e no w o n privat e property . On e inside r fro m th e engineerin g departmen t a t FKA A said , "Obviousl y man y peopl e her e ar e usin g undergroun d well s i n thei r ow n backyards . Th e wate r i s certainl y mor e Hom e an d Museu m A Ragiitere d Nationa l Histori c Landmar k Thi s Sit e Possosso s Exceptiona l Valu o I n Commemoratin g o r Illustratin g The.Histpry.o f Th».Un!t»d..5.tqte 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 50 c TELEPHONES : 296-581 1 o r 294-157 5 A liiiural y tou r o f th e hom o an d garden s o f th e lat e Nobe l Prixa Wlnnsr , Ernas t Hemingway . Th e hom e wa s buil t i n Spanis h Colonia l Styl e o f nativ e roc k hew n fro m th e ground s wit h furnishings , rugs , til« , chandelier s brough t b y th e Her/iin i way s fio m Spain , Afric a an d Cuba . Luxuriant , exoti c pla n an d tree s ar e fro m al l ove r th e world . I t wa s her e tha t M Heminjwa y wrot e Fo r Who m th e B.H-Tolls , Gree n Hill s Africa , A Farewel l t o Arms , Th e Fift h Column , Th r Snow s Kilimanjaro , an d Th e Macombe r Affair . Mr . Hemingwa y w i th e firs t importan t write r t o discove r an d mak e Ke y Wes t hi s home . H e owne d th e hom e frot n 193 1 t o 1961 . Cover s On e Acr e Includin g Poo l An d Gues t Hous e Brin g You r Camer a Fa r furthe r infofirMtio n contac t Bernic e Dlckson , 90 7 Whitehea d St . plentifu l tha n anythin g w e ca n provid e an d probabl y bette r fo r you. " INDEED , A STUD Y b y th e Nationa l Wate r Wel l Associatio n (NWWA ) (publishe d recentl y i n rim e an d Newsweek) show s tha t i n th e Unite d State s ther e i s 2 0 o r 3 0 time s a s muc h wate r undergroun d a s therei s i n al l th e lakes , stream s an d river s combined . Th e stud y goe s o n t o stat e tha t "ap proximatel y 700,00 0 ne w well s ar e drille d ever y year . Well s presentl y provid e 35 % o f th e wate r use d b y municipalitie s — . an d ove r 80 % o f th e wate r use d i n rura l area s fo r home s and-livestock. " Certainly , cit y official s an d mem ber s o f th e Cit y Commission , wh o ar e constantl y remindin g th e citizenr y o f th e "tight " time s ahea d an d th e likeli hoo d fo r mor e budge t cutting , woul d b e wel l advise d t o loo k int o way s o f de velopin g an d modernizin g th e ol d wate r well s locate d throughou t th e island . KE Y WES T I S NO T ALONE , however , i n failin g t o full y develo p it s capacit y wit h undergroun d wells . Th e NWW A stud y show s th e stat e o f Florid a usin g unde r 10 % o f it s tota l wate r suppl y fro m under groun d wells . No t a ver y impressiv e figur e whe n place d nex t t o state s lik e Vermont , Ne w Mexico , Oklahom a an d Sout h Dakota , wher e mor e tha n 50 % o f th e tota l suppl y o f wate r use d i s provide d b y groun d water . A n employe e o f th e Ke y Wes t Ol d islan d Restoratio n Foundatio n tol d solares Hill tha t th e ide a o f usin g th e ol d well s ma y no t b e practica l be caus e "they'r e to o ol d t o b e usable , an d th e fir e equipmen t probabl y wouldn' t b e adaptable. " BU T CAPTAI N CARE Y ha s pointe d ou t tha t th e ol d well s "coul d b e cleane d out , an d standpipe s coul d b e pu t i n the m fo r ou r equipmen t today. " Carey , alon g wit h man y othe r member s o f hi s department , feel s tha t th e adde d securit y o f at"leas t havin g a n alternativ e wate r suppl y i n cas e o f a gian t fir e o r explosio n woul d b e wel l wort h an y expens e encountere d i n updatin g th e wells . "Jus t remember, " Care y added , "yo u ca n pum p thos e thing s unti l hel l freeze s over. " An d o f cours e th e greates t benefi t o f usin g th e vas t reserve s o f undergroun d wate r (an d thi s i s somethin g that , n o doubt , a larg e numbe r o f resident s hav e discovere d already ) i s th e simpl e fac t o f th e renewability . Wate r seep s int o th e groun d o n a continua l basis , ever y hou r o f th e day , ever y da y o f th e year . A s lon g a s tha t wate r isn' t pumpe d faste r tha n it' s naturall y supplied , ther e wil l alway s b e "mor e wher e tha t cam e from. " CHRISTIA N SCIENC E A churc h servic e ful l o f stirrin g ne w ideas . . , .(An d warm.irleadly.pepple,).. . 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 Qod . 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 S t 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 ar e welcom e OL D ISLAN D COBBLE R 102 4 TRUMA N AVENUE , KE Y WES T (Across from Big AI'sJ TELEPHON E 294-138 8 FAS T SERVICE ! * unique . ARTIST S UNOMITE B kscm c5 o itigeBherf

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r UNRAVEIIEC I TRAVEI , PAR T I I t IN PART ONE, John and the girls begin their trip around the tip of Florida, after many weeks of planning and preparation. They pack their clothes in cardboard boxes and set out for Marathon, the first stop. John underestimates the power of a sadden squall, and the girls become soaked before they have time to put on their rain slickers. They arrive at Hall's Camp in Marathon, and John, fearing they'll catch cold, insists they walk into the hotel without their wet shirts, much to their embarrassment . Part two begins after they have left Hall's Camp and are on the way to the Caloosahatehee River . UNRAVELLE D TRAVEL , PAR T TW O AFTE R OU R INITIA L introductio n t o sudde n storm s a t sea , I fel t m y sister s an d I woul d b e al l th e mor e experience d sailors , havin g escape d wit h ou r live s an d suffere d onl y majo r damag e t o ou r sens e o f modesty . Ou r sens e o f modesty , a s m y fathe r Joh n sa w it , wa s muc h mag nifie d an d certainl y a drawbac k whe n i t . cam e t o situation s o f hig h dramati c conten t ari d rea l danger . "Th e unpredictabl e ocea n wa s a thin g o f grea t forc e tha t ha d t o hav e constan t respec t fro m al l o f us,.eve n if . i t mean t givin g u p th e prosai c protoco l o f land boun d existence , suc h a s clothin g tha t covere d th e uppe r hal f o f th e tors o an d relievin g one' s kidney s withou t every on e knowin g it . W e wer e ou t o n th e ocea n al l da y lon g wit h n o ga s station s t o sto p at , s o Joh n thoughtfull y pro vide d a yello w bucke t t o provid e relie f whe n natur e called . Whe n natur e calle d o n him however , a whol e differen t procedur e wa s calle d for . One'gir l woul d driv e th e boat , an d th e othe r tw o woul d pois e them selve s a t th e bo w an d gaz e forwar d t o th e ocea n an d sk y s o a s no t t o b e in delicatel y awar e o f th e persona l neces sitie s o f ou r father . W e ha d t o manag e throug h thes e thing s wit h a s muc h grac e a s possible , an d eve n thoug h th e magnitud e o f th e tri p itsel f shoul d hav e overshadowe d ou r approac h t o th e yello w bucke t syn drome , i t didn't . M y father , i n hi s infinit e wisdom , pointe d ou t t o u s tha t ha d Quee n Elizabet h decide d t o joi n u s o n thi s trip , sh e to o woul d hav e ha d t o fac e th e yello w bucket , bu t consolatio n i n suc h a n abstrac t sens e faile d t o con sol e me . I ha d faile d t o prepar e my sel f mentall y fo r thi s on e particula r aspec t o f th e tri p before. , w e lef t an d wa s haunte d b y i t fro m star t t o finish . . THE.DAY S O N TH E OCEAN , were.a s non e I ha d see n o n lan d before . Wit h a sligh t breez e blowing , th e surfac e o f th e wate r compose d itsel f int o a jagge d expans e o f whit e brilliance , eac h wav e ti p catchin g th e su n an d becomin g cu t crysta l to,th e eye . Th e glitterin g vastnes s o f i t al l coul d evok e a trance, lik e spel l o n th e consciousnes s o f th e individual , an d tim e an d motio n cease d t o exist . W e wer e hypnotized . I coul d se e wh y Joh n love d th e ocea n s o much . Th e visio n o f it s heightene d glor y ha d th e effec t o f transportin g one' s entir e bein g t o tha t o f anothe r world , an d w e ha d entere d tha t world . Th e firs t le g o f th e journe y wa s a n approac h u p th e wes t coas t o f Florid a WRITTE N AN D ILLUSTRATE D B Y AM Y LE E D E PO O toward s th e mout h o f th e Caloosahatche e River . U p unti l tha t poin t th e spee d o f th e boa t wa s rathe r fast , s o i t wa s quit e a differenc e t o adjus t tothre"'sub due d forwar d progres s of"th e boa t o n a river, bu t i t mad e observatio n o f th e surrounding s al l th e mor e striking . TH E RIVE R ITSEL F too k a slo w win d an d afforde d u s a serpentin e relaxatio n a s w e move d calml y throug h th e water . Peopl e wit h lon g pole s fishe d fro m . bridges , cow s meandere d o n th e banks , an d th e lushnes s o f Florid a vegetatio n wa s everywhere . Th e littl e place s w e stoppe d fo r ga s wer e cinemati c i n thei r qualit y o f remotenes s t o u s — th e ga s pump s o n on e littl e doc k looke d t o b e straigh t ou t o f th e twentie s wit h rus t edgin g th e chrom e aroun d th e fade d re d an d whit e lettering . Th e 'cok e machin e wa s hand-cranked , an d I don' t thin k th e proprieto r ha d a toot h i n hi s head . > Th e all-pervasiv e stillnes s o f rive r lif e gav e m e th e sens e tha t w e were-i n a lan d withi n a land , a plac e wit h pac e al l it s ow n tha t seeme d t o jus t b e there . Th e narrownes s o f th e rive r serve d t o broade n m y ow n horizons . W E TRAVELED AL L DA Y eac h da y an d stoppe d a t nigh t t o slee p i n littl e hotel s an d mak e goo d us e o f th e shower s an d restaurants , becaus e Joh n ha d a peculia r insistenc e o n goo d foo d an d cleanliness . A t dinne r Joh n woul d en • tertai n u s wit h storie s o f hi s experienc e es , an d w e wer e indee d th e enrapture d an d sophisticate d audienc e a s w e sippe d o n Shirle y Temple s an d Buste r Browns , non-alcoholi c drink s adorne d wit h pape r parasols , plasti c swords , cher JV C FABULOU S ANNUA L JV C SALE!! ! JV C HSiiperANR S SEN-ALLO Y HEA D Mode l QL-A 3 JV C QUART Z AUTO-RETUR N TURNTABL E Price d withi n th e reac h o f an y seriou s musi c lover , an d stit t deliver s th e sam e absolut e accurac y an d dependabilit y o f at ) JV C Supe r Serv o quartz-locke d turntables . Excellen t specifications , auto * return L auto-s&ujtoff , core-les s D C motor , one-ro w strobe . Motor : Core-les s D C servomoto r Servosystem : Qu3rt z servosyste m Wo w & Flutter : 0.025 % (WRMS ) S/ N Ratio : 72d B IDIN-B ) Spee d Deviation : 0.004 % Loa d Characteristics ; 0 % (unde r 100 g loads l Drif t (hour) : 0.0001%/ H Dimension s (WxHxD) : 18-1/ 8 x 5-3/ 4 x 14-3/ 8 (inches l Weight : 14. 3 lbs . Reg . 188 SAL E 139 9 5 Ful l Lin e JV C D C INTEGRATE D STERE O RECEIVE R Sam e stunnin g styling , sam e reliabl e tune r .and . amplifiecperfarmance . JR-S20 1 retain s al l o f th e advantage s o f th e D C powe r amplifier , als o ha s S.E.A . Graphi c Equalizer , S.B.A. .recording. Outpu t Power : 3 5 watt s pe r channel , min . RMS , bot h channel s drive n int o 8 ohm s fro m ZOH z t o 20.000HZ , wit h n o mor e tha n . 0 03%'tota l harmoni c distortio n Usabl e F M Sensitivity : 10.8dB f 50d B Quietin g Sensitivit y (Stereo) : 37.2dB f F M Captur e Ratio : 1 Od B F M Alt . Ch . Selectivity : 80d B F M S/ N Rati o (Stereo) : 70d B Dimension s (WxHxD) : 19-3/ 4 x 6-9/ 1 x 14-15/1 6 (inches ) Weight : 23. 3 lbs . ^ ^ Reg . 399 " SAL E 289 9 5 y. , Mode l KD-2 5 STERE O CASSETT E DEC K Near-duplicat e o f th e KD-55 , wit h lo w wow/flutte r an d man y othe r features. . Easy-to:us e facilitie s includ e JV C 5-LE D Pea k Indicato r tha t warn s o f imminen t distortion , larg e V U meters , Dolb y nois e reduction , handsom e price . Frequenc y Response : 4 0 15,000H z ± 3d B (Chromefs/ N Ratio : 56d B Ifro m Pea k Level , Weighted ) withou t DOLBY . Th e S/ N i s improve d b y 5d B a t 1kH z an d b y 10d B abov e 5kH z wit h DOLB Y on . Wo w & Flutter : 0.06 % IWRMS ) Heads : S A (SEN-ALLOY ) Hea d x 1 , Two-Ga p Ferrit e Hea d x 1 Motor : Frequency Controlle d D C Serv o Moto r Dimension s (WxHxD) : 16-9/1 6 x 5-7/ 8 x 10-7/1 6 (inches ) Weight : 11. 0 lbs . Reg . 269 » SAL E 199 9 5 Product s O n Displa y An d Supe r Sal e ries , an d orang e slices . On e nigh t w e happene d t o en d u p i n a hote l tha t ha d a beautifu l ol d dinin g roo m wit h ver y hig h an d ornat e ceilings . Joh n sai d i t reminde d hi m o f th e Cas a Marin a Hote l i n it s heyday . H e ha d bee n a bartende r ther e whe n h e wa s youn g an d remembere d a ver y amusin g inciden t wit h he r tonic s tha t sh e faile d t o rea liz e he r halte r ha d com e off . She sa t a t th e ba r patientl y waitin g t o b e served , whil e aghas t patron s coul d onl y wonde r wha t possibl e motivatio n sh e po sesse d fo r suc h a breac h o f taste . A waite r wit h a larg e beac h towe l wa s summoned , an d the y tol d he r i t wa s a concernin g a ver y ol d an d ver y wealth y woma n wit h a pronounce d preferenc e fo r vodk a tonic s an d sunbathing , th e vodk a tonic s apparentl y takin g th e edg e of f th e brigh t tropica l sun . On e da y sh e ha d com e bac k int o th e ba r t o ge t a refil l fro m m y father , wh o wa s o n th e da y shift , an d wa s s o dose d littl e breez y tha t da y an d covere d he r up . Thi s wa s s o amusin g t o us , bu t o n a mor e poignan t scale , becaus e I remem bere d ou r simila r humiliatio n a t Hall' s Cam p whe n w e ha d n o dr y shirts . I mad e a vo w neve r t o drin k tonic s o n th e beac h whe n I go t older . W E FINALL Y MAD E I T t o th e -en d o f th e rive r an d ha d t o cros s Lak e Okee' chobee . Tha t wa s t o b e th e longes t an d mos t monotonou s stretc h o n th e entir e trip , because , a s lak e wate r goes , i t i s no t ver y attractiv e an d remaine d a ver y dul l gre y th e whol e crossing . A smal l squal l cam e u p an d wa s th e onl y excitin g thin g abou t Lak e Okeechobee . I decide d i t wa s on e plac e tha t woul d neve r nee d revisitin g i n m y lifetime . Tha t an d Hall' s Camp . Presentl y w e arrive d a t th e en tranc e t o th e St . LCci e Canal . Joh n ha d schoole d u s o n th e procedur e o f th e syste m o f lock s use d t o facilitat e th e movemen t o f vessel s b y alternatel y rais in g o r lowerin g th e wate r leve l b y th e us e o f hug e stee l gates . Thi s wa s ver y excitin g t o u s becaus e o f it s shee r novelty . W e ha d t o sta y i n th e boa t an d hol d i t of f t o preven t damag e t o it s sides . I t wa s lik e bein g i n a hug e bathtu b tha t fille d up , an d the n yo u floate d ou t th e othe r side . Bu t sometime s w e ha d t o wai t in sid e th e locks , an d i t go t t o b e ver y ho t sinc e ther e wa s n o breeze . Thi s wor e o n th e patienc e o f m y sister s an d myself , an d w e inevitabl y go t int o ar gument s an d squabble s an d trie d t o kic k eac h othe r whe n Joh n turne d hi s back . I wa s sur e Kathry n wa s par t mule , be caus e sh e ha d th e abilit y t o delive r a lightnin g fas t sideway s kic k wit h he r hee l bon e whil e steadfastl y maintainin g th e countenanc e o f a saint . JOH N DIDN' T LIK E fightin g amon g u s a t all , and-i f h e caugh t yo u pokin g o r kickin g you r sister , h e woul d pu t a sto p t o i t immediately . The n you , coul d b e sur e yo u woul d pa y fo r i t late r b y havin g t o perfor m som e horribl e tas k lik e cleanin g th e ic e ches t o r th e dreade d yello w bucket . Ther e wer e man y time s I ha d t o swallo w m y rag e an d mak e silen t promise s t o remembe r th e indi scretion s o f m y sister s onc e w e wer e bac k i n Ke y Wes t an d m y vengeanc e coul d 2 3 N O DEALERS , PLEAS E Mode l RC64 6 Lis t 299 0 0 SAL E 2290 0 STERE O HEADQUARTER S AUDI O International , Inc . W E SERVIC E I WHA T W E SEL L 7/ JV C Also in stock: STOR E HOUR S 1 0 A.M . T O 6 P.M . ! « Marathon : 1140 0 Highwa y 1 , Tow n Squar e Mall.... . 743-213 6 W KE Y WEST : 11 7 Fitzpatrick , Kin o Plaz a 294-401 8 • SON Y • TECHNIC S • NAKAMICH I • AIW A • JB L • REVO X • PIONEE R CA R EQUIPMEN T NEW ! KE Y WES T ALO E MASSAG E KI T A t last ! Giv e (an d getl ) a relaxin g massag e tha t i s no t onl y a trea t fo r you r body , I f s actuall y goo d fo r you r skin ! 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V , '•If: V 2 4 g o unpunished . A t las t w e lef t th e St . Luci e Canal , cam e ou t throug h th e St . Luci e Inle t an d proceede d dow n th e eas t coas t o f Florida , pas t Jupite r Island , an d head e d toward s For t Lauderdale . Joh n kne w o f a plac e calle d Pie r 6 6 wher e yo u coul d driv e u p i n a boa t an d par k it , jus t lik e a car , an d sta y i n th e hote l there . W e di d tha t an d wer e highl y im presse d wit h th e electri c gol f cart s th e hote l provide d t o mov e luggage . Ha d I know n pretensio n t o exis t i n boatin g society , I woul d hav e writte n Vuitto n al l ove r m y cardboar d bo x lon g befor e w e go t there , becaus e ou r clothe s container s looke d mor e lik e the y belonge d o n a Mississipp i tugboa t tha n o n tha t electri c cart . Suc h childis h preoccupa tio n wit h statu s neve r seeme d t o bothe r John , an d h e mad e u s wal k throug h th e lobb y wit h ou r cardboar d boxe s anyway . I adde d Pie r 6 6 t o m y lis t o f place s neve r t o com e bac k to . NO W W E WER E trul y pas t th e majo r par t o f th e journey . Th e mos t diffi cul t passe s ha d bee n negotiated , an d th e res t o f th e trip'woul d b e smoot h sailing , according-t o John . I ha d t o admi t tha t I fel t prett y luck y t o hav e com e thi s fa r without , a . majo r disaster , b e i t du e t o weathe r o r th e behavio r o f m y sister s an d mysel f unde r unfamilia r conditions . Th e closenes s o f bein g o n th e boa t al l da y va s beginnin g t o sho w i n th e attitud e amon g u s girls . Whe n befor e w e al l wer e doin g ou r ver y bes t no t t o irritat e eac h other , a lo t o f tim e an d wate r wa s behin d us , an d generosit y i n spiri t wa s fas t becomin g a miserl y re past . Kathryn' s obsessio n fo r bein g th e b e all , en d al l authorit y o n ever y subjec t bega n t o surfac e wit h itch y regularity . A s fa r a s Marth a an d t wer e concerned , EVER Y subjec t wa s a sor e subjec t tha t require d th e soothin g bal m o f he r menta l unction . Whe n Joh n wasn' t makin g u s al l si t i n th e bac k t o mak e th e boa t g o faster , I woul d si t b y mysel f nea r th e bo w t o avoi d confronta tion s wit h th e bottomles s ora l oracl e 'gapin g a t m e ever y tim e I mad e a state ment . W E TRAVELE D ALON G th e coas t o f Florid a fa r enoug h ou t t o avoi d pleasur e boater s bu t stil l nea r enoug h t o se e larg e landmarks . Joh n woul d tel l u s wha t w e wer e passin g whe n xv e wer e pass in g it , s o tha t w e coul d al l ge t a goo d look . A s i t happened , al l .thre e o f u s wor e standin g o n th e bo w whe n th e Fon tainblea u Hote l becam e visible . A t tha t tim e i t wa s probabl y th e larges t hote l o n Miam i Beach , an d Joh n pointe d i t out . Marth a mus t hav e ha d troubl e hear in g him , becaus e sh e claime d sh e didn' t se e it . Kathry n wa s i n a particularl y authoritativ e min d an d bega n pointin g he r finge r alon g Martha' s templ e t o ge t he r lin e o f visio n a t th e correc t ..spot. . Thi s wa s to o muc h of . a n assaul t o n Martha' s intellectua l integrity , s o sh e retaliate d b y doin g th e sam e thin g t o Kathryn . I wa s standin g b y -th e rea r o f th e bo w rai l whe n I sa w wha t looke d lik e a ver y familia r pai r o f thick , black-frame d glasse s fl y by , hi t th e foa m i n th e sid e spra y o f th e boat , an d disappea r foreve r behin d us . I hear d th e anguishe d scream s o f my olde r sister . "I' m blind ' I' m blind ! I can' t see l O h God , hel p i " • ' FO R A FAS T GETAWA Y FIN E BICYCLE S 120 9 TRUMA N *As k around , you'l l com e t o Sunlto n * 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 Sunlon , you r origina l concept s or e translate d Int o persona l an d dls ffnctfv e Jewelr y creations . Th e finest ge m qualit y stone s ar e cu t & positione d tothe shap e yo u desire . Mounting s an d chain s ar e designe d I n soli d sterlin g silver , 14 K o r 18 K gold . Ai l worf c i s don e O n th e premise s and i n mos t case s I oa n gjv e yo u same-da y service . A H chain s ca n b e custom-cu t to bracelet , necklac e o r ankle t lengt h .. . o r stee d for whereve r yo u migh t wan t to wea r them . Cal l o r writ e for an estimate . I wi H sen d it , an d the n you r specia l creation , directt / t o you . silversmit h • goldsmit h • , lapidar y j8ton!io n ^ttoelr g custo m toorfc jcfoclr u repai r nei l jeffeq j gottber g 208a du&a l stree t fecu ttt?st , Hond a 1501 0 JOH N WA S INCREDULOUS . H e stoppe d th e boat . "Wha t th e hel l happened? " Marth a spok e up . "Well , yo u see , Kathry n wa s pokin g m e i n th e fac e an d sh e wa s botherin g m e and... " "O h yo u lie ! I wa s showin g yo u th e hote l an d yo u hi t m e i n th e face! " Joh n ha d ha d enough . I wa s con siderin g mayb e jumpin g overboar d an d hopin g a Russia n trawle r woul d pic k m e up , an d I coul d star t anothe r lif e some wher e i n Siberia , spea k anothe r language , an d no t hav e t o suffe r th e wrat h o f m y father . The n I remembere d ho w I hate d cabbage , an d th e larges t piec e o f ic e I ha d eve r see n wa s a t Thompson' s Ic e Hous e o n Carolin e Street , s o I resolve d t o remai n an d pa y th e crue l deb t fat e ha d jus t bestowe d upo n u s all . I di d fee l a tremendou s sens e o f relie f an d securit y fro m th e fac t tha t Marth a ha d committe d th e heinou s crim e an d too k grea t comfor t tha t I wa s fa r remove d fro m th e painfu l glar e o f he r guilt . I steppe d back . Marth a coul d suffe r alone . KATHRY N WA S SQUINTIN G an d rubbin g he r eye s an d crying . Joh n stil l coul d no t believ e i t ha d happene d bu t wa s tryin g t o figur e ou t wha t t o do . W e couldn' t g o o n wit h on e membe r o f th e cre w virtuall y incapacitate d an d sight les s , i t wa s muc h to o dangerous . Joh n though t fo r a momen t an d the n tol d u s w e woul d hav e t o hea d i n t o Miam i Beach , fin d a n optometris t wh o coul d fil l he r eyeglas s prescriptio n tha t woul d b e phone d u p fro m Ke y West , an d the n pro cee d fro m there . Joh n docke d th e boa t a t som e slip s tha t wer e righ t ther e b y a stree t an d wen t of f t o loo k i n th e phon e boo k fo r a nearb y an d fas t optometrist . H e cam e back , too k Kathry n b y th e hand , an d instructe d u s t o watc h th e boa t an d no t t o tal k t o strangers . I t wa s righ t afte r noon . "Bu t what-if w e hav e t o go—to—th e bathroom? " I aske d a s h e wa s leaving . "Wha t d o yo u thin k tha t yello w bucke t i s for ? Yo u kno w wha t t o do , ' • COM E WATC H U S ENAME L A craft , a n art , a tradition.. . Porcelai n fuse d into-coppe r a t 1800 ° degree s 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 ENAMEL S ashtravs . centerpieces , jewelr y COL D AN D SILVE R HASDCRAFTE D JEWELR Y W E HONO R AL L CREDI T CARD S • OPE N YEA R ROUN D h e sai d a s h e struc k of f t o catc h a cab . "Bu t ther e ar e peopl e walkin g b y an d they'll..., " I starte d t o sa y a s h e disappeared . Well , tha t wa s jus t great . I wa s thoroughl y disgusted . I t wa s ba d enoug h w e ha d t o si t i n th e boa t al l alone , n o radio , n o books , n o cookies , n o privacy , an d al l i n th e dea d hea t o f Miami' s cemen t afternoon . I wa s no t to o happ y wit h Martha' s compan y either , since—she._was the_.caus e o f all . thi s misery . W e sa t there . I t go t hotte r an d hotter , an d ther e wasn' t a breat h o f ai r t o b e had . Th e afternoon ' stretche d o n an d on , an d I wa s reall y no t feelin g ver y well . I wa s wishin g I hadn't , drun k tha t las t sod a o n th e doc k befor e w e lef t tha t morning , a s natur e signale d t o m e I migh t hav e t o resor t t o usin g th e -ultimat e i n moder n inconvenience , th e yello w bucket . ^iThank s Thank s a lat. r Martha * .. _ I hav e a headache , I' m sweatin g t o death , an d I hav e t o g o t o th e bathroom . i on . Taxi s wen t by , car s wen t b y an d a n Aue r Movin g an d Storag e Va n wen t by , bu t n o John . Finall y anothe r tax i pulle d u p an d ou t steppe d Joh n an d Kathryn , sh e peerin g throug h th e lense s pushe d of f t o resum e ou r journey . 2 5 WHE N W E WER E a littl e way s out , I tol d Joh n tha t I ha d t o g o t o th e bath roo m th e whol e tim e the y wer e gone , an d t "Don' t than k me . Than k Kathy . She' s th e on e wh o starte d i t all . Sh e —won±dir*-fc""l"eav e me—alone-.—Sh e wa s bothe x in g m e al l mornin g an d yo u kno w i t an d besides.v. " ' "' . ' \ .-/•:"." . .••.•.•• • / ;"•• • .".•••.: ; "O h shu t up . I don' t want , t o hea r I' m i n pain . • I hav e t o g o t o th e it . bathroom . . "S o go . Who' s stoppin g you? " "Yo u kno w perfectl y wel l there' s peopl e walkin g b y ever y minute . Some on e wil l se e me. " "Wh o cares ? They'v e al l see n i t before . G o ahead . I'l l hol d u p thi s towel. " I WONDERE D WHER E he r min d ha d gon e — tha t sur e wasn' t an y solution . I couldn' t thin k o f anythin g MOR E eye-catchin g tha n th e sigh t o f som e foo l holdin g u p a ver y smal l towe l wit h anothe r idio t sittin g o n a bucke t behin d it . I de cide d t o wai t unti l Joh n cam e bac k an d w e wer e wel l o n ou r wa y ou t t o se a be for e I compromise d m y civilize d princi ple s . Th e afternoo n stretche d agonizingl y o f shin y ne w glasses . Joh n wa s i n n o moo d t o minc e word s o r hea r o f m y pain fu l condition . H e quickl y untie d th e boa t an d starte d th e motor , an d w e I wa s stil l i n tha t painful"state . "Wel l that' s prett y stupid . Why didn' t yo u go ? That' s nothin g t o b e ashame d of . Hurr y u p an d g o no w s o w e TH E AQUARIU M Gree n Turtle s Shark s Eel s LARG E SELECTIO N O F __ _ Ree f Tropica l Fis h Dail y shar k feedin g 3 p m Also next door ... SHEL L WAREHOUS E QUARTE R O F A MILLIO N DOLLAR S I N SHELL S O N HAN D A T AL L TIM E SHELL S FRO M FLORID A AN D AROUN D TH E WORL D SPECIME N SHELL S AVAILABL E MALLORY SQUARE Fre e Parkin g an d Fre e Admissio n Fo r Shel l Warehous e Worl d Series/Footbal l Special s 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 -tank& > GOO !
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KE Y WES T ga r Pirate s Alle y SE E QUALIT Y HAND-MAD E CIGAR S ROLLE D DAIL Y w e fil l mai l order s PIRATE S ALLE Y i n histori c OL D KE Y WES T Anothe r gai t ration , anothe r » P«i r o f hand s . . . ai l par t o f th e v Buc k tradition . A heritag e rf blade s hand-crafte d wit h tbre « atitm s o f ikil l t a produc e th e ver y finest i n edg^-haidin g qualit y . . trul y a n heirloo m t o b e pusf d fro m fathe r t o son . Finel y balance d knive s wit h bUd s o f higfc-cirbo n ttain a n t Buc k st l I r e i n t a n I Tradit i t. ' fis SafirtsmaotilGiK U tXJVA L STREET KE Y W f ST . F t A . 33M 0 L* t th « ttowtr s Brow w >n d t*** mim e I tow . . , 'ERTERTJHNMEN T N15HT1 Y 42 8 Green e St . 286841 7 OL D TOW N REALT Y INC . MA S *Ke y West-an d -th e Lowe r Keys' iiios t "coifiplefellst""o f f esiaentia T an d commercia l properties . REA L I T WORL D 'Hom e an d apartmen t renta l services . CAL L O R WRIT E FO R OU R LISTIN G REPORT S 60 5 Simonto n St . Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 Telephone : 30 5 294-552 5 P.O . Bo x 1 Summerlan d Key , Florid a 3304 2 Telephone : 30 5 745-364 5 Hos t Dr y Cleane r fo r carpets . S o easy , s o quick , s o clean . Hos t Dr y Cleane r dean s you r carpet i n g thoroughl y wit h a minimu m o f effor t o n you r par t Yo u jus t sprea d th e organi c com poun d wor k i t irrwit h th e specia l Hos t Dr y Cleane r machine , an d vacuu m i t up . Th e cornpou i Sprea d !jps,_32£_b£.a d extract s eve n th e heavies t ground-i n soil . You r roo m i s read y fo r immediat e use . There' s n o streak ing . An d n o stick y residu e t o attrac t mor e dirt . Ren t Hos t Dr y Cleane r an d d o tha t carpetin g jo b one , two , three . cuumi t {i t • ; •L JLk . Hol m Floo r Coverin g Co . 82 1 FLEMIN G STREE T PHON E 2S6-2O8 1 ca n spee d u p an d mak e u p som e los t time. " I ra n t o th e bac k o f th e boat , grabbe d th e bucket , an d relieve d myself . Bein g i n suc h a hurry , whe n I stoo d u p I kicke d th e bucke t over . Thi s wa s mor e tha n Joh n coul d tak e i n on e day . "Jesus , Amy , what' s th e matte r wit h you ? Can' t yo u eve n d o a simpl e thing ? No w ge t som e wate r an d rins e th e deck . B e quic k abou t it , too . Here , tak e th e sponge. " H E POINTE D T O hi s favorit e sheeps hea d spong e tha t ha d bee n carefull y cure d i n th e su n tha t w e use d t o clea n th e boat . I picke d i t u p an d wa s abou t t o catc h som e wate r fro m th e wak e i n th e bac k o f th e boa t whe n m y foo t caugh t o n a stac k o f rop e an d poles . Lookin g dow n t o extricat e m y rathe r larg e foot , I forgo t tha t I wa s als o attemptin g t o catc h se a wate r i n th e bucket , an d th e bucke t caugh t th e sur fac e o f th e wate r an d abou t wrenche d m y ar m fro m it s socket . Foolishly , I trie d t o hol d o n wit h th e othe r hand , whic h wa s holdin g th e prize d sheeps hea d sponge . Needles s t o say , I sai d good-by e t o bot h th e bucke t an d th e sponge . Joh n turne d aroun d an d coul d no t believ e hi s eyes . I trie d t o stamme r a n apology , bu t didn' t sa y anything . Jus t the n a towe l fle w of f th e ic e ches t t o becom e ye t anothe r donatio n t o Bis cayn e Ba y fro m th e generou s d e Po o girls . Poo r Joh n wa s s o livid , I de cide d t o hid e th e bai t hnife . Joh n ha d tw o scotche s befor e dinner , an d ther e wer e n o Buste r Brown s o r Shirle y Temple s serve d tha t night , t o sa y th e least . W e staye d a t Jan e Reno' s hous e th e nex t night , a n ol d frien d o f bot h m y parents , an d sh e le t u s chas e he r peacocks . W e too k al l th e tail feather s w e coul d fin d an d stuc k the m 80 0 "StMONTON " BILL' S MUFFLE R SHO P 294-210 5 Toyota s & Truck s a Specialt y 2 0 year s experienc e "OU K SUSINfS S I S EXHAUSTING " VANS * RV's*Econom y Muffler; . FRE E ESTIMATE S , INSTAL l ATIO N r ~ i n ou r short s t o loo k lik e tails , bu t Joh n wa s no t amused . A few-day s late r w e wer e bac k i n Ke y West , an d th e stin g o f ou r crime s ha d wor n of f a . littl e a t least , becaus e I hear d m y mothe r laughing . J-J l (The 425 FRONT STREET Ol d Tow n Squar e A
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2 8 Th e BIU E ANC S Th e GRA Y ACCORDIN G T O MAN Y politicall y savv y observers , th e framewor k o f Ke y West' s governmen t i s to o thoroughl y rotte n an d th e health y part s ar e to o fe w t o tr y t o salvag e th e whol e struc ture . Cit y governmen t shoul d b e abol ished , the y say , an d th e service s no w provide d b y th e cit y shoul d b e take n ove r b y th e county . I t i s pointe d ou t tha t cit y tax payers , wh o suppor t cit y services , ar e als o payin g th e count y fo r service s tha t the y ar e no t gettin g fro m th e county . On e o f thes e service s i s po lic e protection . Althoug h th e Sheriff' s Departmen t doe s provid e som e service s t o cit y residents , b y an d larg e th e polic e allegation s o f corruptio n a t Cit y Hall . SHERIF F WILLIA M (BILLY ) FREEMA N las t yea r presente d th e cit y wit h a pro posa l fo r takin g ove r al l cit y polic e wor k tha t h e say s woul d provid e cit y resident s wit h th e sam e leve l o f ser vice s the y no w receiv e fro m th e Polic e Departmen t a t a n annua l _.saving s o f som e $300,000 . I n genera l publi c discussion , thi s considerabl e saving s i s use d a s a majo r reaso n t o disban d th e Polic e De partment . I n private , however,'i t i s argue d tha t puttin g cit y la w enforce men t int o th e hand s o f th e sherif f i s th e onl y wa y t o wee d ou t incompeten t o r corrup t officer s wh o ar e entrenche d i n ...WEE D OU T INCOMPETEN T O R CORRUP T OFFICERS WH O AR E ENTRENCHE D I N SOM E HIG H POSITION S I N TH E POLIC E DEPARTMENT . wor k i s don e b y th e cit y Polic e Depart ment . Separatel y an d togethe r wit h th e discussion s abou t abolishin g cit y govern men t entirely , ther e ha s bee n tal k o f disbandin g th e Polic e Departmen t an d letting"'th e sherif f handl e al l th e po lic e wor k i n th e city . DURIN G LAS T WINTER' S debat e abou t whethe r o r no t th e cit y governmen t shoul d b e abolished , mos t o f th e publi c discussio n revolve d aroun d th e questio n of'"finances" : Woul d abolishin g cit y governmen t an d lettin g th e count y tak e ove r sav e Ke y Wes t taxpayer s money , o r woul d i t cos t more ? Bu t offstage , of f th e record , ou t ••'•erf-th e limelight" , an d awa y "fro m the " microphone , i t wa s no t mone y tha t prove d t o b e foremos t i n people ' s minds , bu t an d Specializin g IK . Importe d g f Moroccan , Imports ] Indonesia n Import s Incfia n Imports' 60 1 Duval-Street/ I som e hig h position s i n th e Polic e De partmen t an d wh o ar e responsibl e fo r incompetence , lac k o f discipline , an d deterioratin g moral e amon g th e lowe r echelons . It . is . a seemingl y simpl e solutio n • • t o a comple x problem . I f th e Polic e Departmen t i s disbanded , al l o f th e polic e woul d b e ou t o f a job . Man y o f the m woul d appl y t o th e Sheriff' s De partment , sinc e th e sherif f woul d nee d abou t a s man y ne w deputie s t o polic e Ke y Wes t a s ther e ..ar e no w policemen . Bu t th e sherif f woul d b e fre e t o pic k an d choos e who m h e wante d t o hire , an d h e woul d b e abl e t o requir e finan cia l disclosur e an d polygrap h test s o f th e ne w applicants . Th e ba d apple s woul d presumabl y no t apply ; i f the y did , the y woul d supposedl y b e eliminate d b y th e screenin g process . MONSTE R MO O FK0WTSTREE T KE Y WES T BY.RICHAR D MARS H BU T CAN' T SOMETHIN G b e don e throug h th e syste m t o wee d ou t th e problem s i n th e Polic e Department ? Th e syste m in clude s th e polic e chief , th e cit y manager , th e cit y commission , th e stat e attorney' s office , an d th e Florid a Departmen t o f La w Enforcemen t (FDLE) . Apparently , an y appea l mad e t o eithe r th e governo r o r th e attorne y genera l woul d b e shuffle d t o th e FDL E o r th e loca l stat e attorney' s office . Surel y on e o r mor e o f thes e person s o r agencie s coul d investigat e an d correc t th e situation , couldn' t they ? On e answe r t o tha t questio n cam e a t las t January' s legislativ e delegatio n hearin g i n Ke y West . Senato r Verno n Holloway , th e chairma n o f th e hearing , afte r listenin g t o severa l account s o f corruptio n a t Cit y Hal l an d i n th e Po lic e Department , aske d on e complainant , "Hav e yo u gon e t o th e loca l stat e attorne y wit h thes e accusations? " Th e audienc e howle d wit h cynica l laughter , visibl y startlin g th e senator . I HAV E BROUGH T U P th e subjec t o f th e loca l stat e attorne y wit h man y cit y policeme n an d sherif f deputies , wh o necessaril y hav e frequen t dealing s wit h tha t office . Thei r reaction s ar e invariabl y negative ; som e ar e unprintable . Severa l policeme n an d deputie s hav e tol d m e tha t i f the y ha d proo f o f wrong doin g withi n th e Polic e Departmen t the y coul d no t thin k o f on e perso n o r agenc y havin g jurisdictio n i n th e matte r tha t they-woul d feel-comfortabl e o r saf e i n talkin g to . Som e example s wer e given , includin g on e i n whic h a cit y patrolma n reporte d a n irregularit y involvin g a superio r office r t o th e FDLE . H e wa s called o n th e carpe t th e next-day . Evidentl y th e wel l know n bureaucrati c phras e "Cove r you r ass " wa s communicate d fro m th e supposedl y incorruptibl e FDL E t o th e superio r i n question . Instea d 299-686 6 qui&Sty grooming with tender lowing eape-a!fthmi$-&W$izw white ivl o f investigatin g th e accusation , th e FDL E simpl y warne d th e office r tha t someon e wa s o n t o him . Th e patrolma n learne d tha t hi s swor n dut y t o enforc e th e law s i s expecte d t o b e interprete d loosel y an d applie d selectively . THEORETICALLY , KE Y WEST ha s on e polic e department ; i n practice , ther e ar e several . Lackin g competen t leader ship , man y o f th e lowe r echelo n officer s an d patrolme n have , i n effect , mad e mini-polic e department s o f eac h watc h (wor k shift) . Payin g littl e mor e tha n li p servic e t o th e fe w directive s fro m o n top , the y fil l i n with instinc t an d thei r ow n experienc e wha t i s lackin g i n th e wa y o f disciplin e an d leadershi p fro m th e uppe r level s o f th e chai n o f command . Thes e team s ma n th e fron t line s an d provid e Ke y Wes t resident s an d visitor s wit h a mor e competen t leve l o f polic e protectio n tha n on e migh t expect , con siderin g th e condition s unde r whic h the y work . Still , unde r th e circumstances , i t i s no t surprisin g tha t th e wor k ca n ge t slipsho d a t times . I ONC E GO T A 17-year-ol d bo y ou t o f th e cit y jai l b y callin g a record s clerk' s attention , t o th e birthdat e o n hi s arres t record . O f course , th e bo y shoul d neve r hav e bee n pu t i n jai l i n th e firs t place , bu t th e arrestin g of fice r an d th e jaile r wer e careless . I mentione d i n a previou s articl e tha t som e o f th e writte n report s ar e s o poor l y don e tha t a judg e onc e dismisse d a cas e becaus e th e arrestin g office r faile d t o sa y wha t th e defendan t did . Th e lac k o f communicatio n i s s o bad , on e policema n tol d me , tha t ofte n th e firs t h e hear s o f a departmen t polic y i s whe n a reporte r interview s th e chie f an d th e policema n read s abou t i t i n th e newspaper . ( I migh t mentio n a t thi s poin t tha t speakin g frankl y t o a reporte r ca n b e on e o f th e hazard s o f bein g a policema n i n Ke y West . I hav e spoke n wit h nearl y OpC N 1 1 A M T O 9 p M FRE E PARKIN C Tc L 2f 4-4000 E L CACIQU E RESTAURAN T SPECIALIZIN G I N SPANIS H FOO D & CUBA N SANDWICHE S 12 * OVVA I ST . » V > Stoc k ho* * NATJMU I RU * JI M PICKIN G TUCKE R SAUNDER S _ LIND A PATCHET T Prescription ! Fille d Lenw s Duplicate d e Repait s Specialize d Sunglasse s Th e Ke y Wes t Opticia n 81 7 Paacod t Plus , So&jlow n • Ph. 29J-MI 1 ever y cit y policeman , man y sherif f de puties , an d severa l othe r clos e observ er s durin g th e pas t year . Th e generali zation s i n thi s articl e ar e base d o n wha t ha s bee n tol d t o m e b y peopl e i n •position s t o kno w wha t i s happening , bu t i t woul d b e impossibl e fo r anyon e t o determin e wh o sai d what . M y source s wer e gla d o f th e opportunit y t o tal k abou t condition s i n th e Polic e Depart ment , wit h th e assuranc e tha t thei r re mark s woul d no t b e attribute d t o them . The y spok e t o m e i n hope s tha t som e goo d migh t com e o f it. ) POLIC E WOR K I S har d an d dangerous . Fo r a n hones t policema n ther e ar e fe w rewards ) an d thos e ar e mostl y th e in tangible s lik e th e feelin g o f accomplish men t i n savin g a lif e an d solvin g o r preventin g a crime , an d th e persona l satisfactio n i n a dut y fulfille d an d a jo b wel l done . Mos t policeme n ar e i n tha t lin e o f wor k becaus e ther e i s noth in g els e tha t woul d giv e the m thos e im 2 9 SHERIF F FREEMAN' S PROPOSA L de serve s mor e tha n th e cursor y glanc e give n i t b y th e Cit y Commissio n whe n i t wa s submitte d las t October . Freema n attende d a meetin g wit h Cit y Manage r Ro n Stack , Cit y Commissioner s Mar y Gra ha m an d Alto n Weekley , an d Loui s Car bonnell , presiden t o f th e America n As sociatio n o f Retire d Persons , t o dis cus s th e possibilit y o f th e sheriff' s takin g ove r thre e responsibilitie s no w i n th e hand s o f ,th e Polic e Department : communications , jail , an d th e detectiv e division . I t wa s agree d a t tha t meet in g tha t th e sherif f shoul d submi t a proposa l t o th e cit y tha t woul d encom pas s al l o f th e polic e operation s i n th e city.••••' •' " • ' I f wa s thi s proposa l tha t wa s re jecte d b y th e Cit y Commissioners , sayin g tha t i t wa s no t wha t the y ha d aske d for . Freema n contende d i n hi s proposal , " A la w enforcemen t agency' s operationa l an d suppor t function s ar e integra l part s o f th e tota l operatio n an d shoul d no t THI S I S A N IDEA L TIM E T O PROV E THAT BUSINES S A S USUA L A T CIT Y HAL L AN D I N TH E POLIC E DEPARTMEN T I S N O LONGE R ACCEPTABL E T O TH E PEOPL E O F KE Y WEST , portan t intangibl e rewards . An d the y ar e Ke y Wes t policeme n becaus e the y lov e Ke y West . Deprive d o f suppor t fro m som e o f thei r superiors , frustrate d b y th e uncarin g attitud e o f th e Cit y Commission , an d fearfu l o f retaliatio n i f the y tr y t o improv e thei r situation , the y ar e trappe d i n a jo b the y lov e i n workin g conditions the y despise . The y wan t t o b e policemen i n Ke y West , an d th e onl y wa y the y ca n g o o n doin g tha t unde r th e presen t circumstance s i s t o gri t thei r teet h an d ma n thei r watche s th e bes t the y kno w ho w an d tr y no t t o thin k abou t wha t goe s o n "upstairs. " I t i s no t onl y th e highe r salar y tha t lure s Ke y Wes t policeme n t o th e Sheriff' s Depart men t an d othe r polic e agencies . ROSIE' S ON DUVA L goo d use d furnitur e ROSIE' S ON DUVA L goo d use d furniture ; ROSIE' S ON DUVA L goo d use d furnitur e 90 1 Duva l Stree t Gingerbrea d Squar e 294-339 8 Tues . -Sat. . 126 Fri . & Sa t Evening s ROSIE' S ON DUVA L goo d use d furnitur e ROSIE'S'O N DUVA i goo d use d furnitur e i ROSIE' S OU T DUVA L Don' t forge t flower s fo r Fantas y Fes t KE Y PLAZ A FLORIST , INC . fres h cu t flower ; drie d arrangements 1 1HHU3R A 294-550 1 b e separated . T o -separat e thes e func tion s woul d creat e disadvantages , in efficiency , an d mismanagemen t o f vita l communit y resources, " I N A FOUR-PAG E PROPOSA L "t o assum e th e responsibilitie s o f polic e servic e fo r th e Cit y o f Ke y Wes t b y contractua l agreement " date d Octobe r 23 , 1978 , an d sen t t o th e Cit y Commission , Cit y Mana ge r Ro n Stack, Polic e Chie f Winsto n "Jimmy " James , an d Loui s Carbonnell , th e sherif f sai d tha t h e coul d provid e th e sam e polic e servic e fo r $784,97 5 tha t th e Cit y woul d hav e pai d $1,062,30 7 fo r b y runnin g it s ow n department . I n a recen t interview , Freema n sai d tha t inflatio n woul d brin g las t year' s projecte d saving s o f $277,33 2 t o abou t $300,00 0 thi s year . TH E BUL L BA R an d Th e Bes t Liv e Entertainmen t 7 Day s an d night s a wee k i Downstair s TH E WHISTL E BALLROO M Th e Bes t I n Dancin g 7 Night s a Wee k Upstair s 22 4 Duva l i n Ol d Tow n jjljl j Mr . Brumrrs PEPPERMIM T HMll -™ * CONTAIN S PolMHurr t &unan , Ccnmirl.Dlrvi-Pvpparniin t On » * " ~ • t tt PURE-CASTILE-SOAP ^ W Sni p 1# O,t>{itni*T-UnJI 9 3U1IU 1 i n »«l w nn w min i V, T , Q H trwfa" ; 1 0 U-o i i n 4 1 Hj O Pitiyf f tWi " ^« : D l HEALT H ISOUf l OHEATW WEALT H «K " r tlfa " DON' T EA T SOAP ! KEE P OU T O F EYE ! DILUTE ! DILUTE ! OK ! r ALL.ONS-aOD-FAITH, WC . a l H B A SMM C 4FL0 2 113. 2 c m UmJi W & NO W AVAILABL E •* * Environmenta l fiircus SUMME R HOUR S 106 Cfoss d Sunda y SI S DUVA L STREE T / KE Y WEST , FLORID A 3104 0

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3 1 3 0 kRF l / APPARE L BIKINI S -GL-DISU W BIR D CO . 5O 3 Green e St ! 294-293 2 COCKflTOO S tha t liv& . Sexin g an d breedin g pair s available . Garde n aviarie s buli t ftirlifte shippin g boxe s availabl e So b LaPolk * Tomm y Richardso n Jerr y Richardso n 8u g S» H Trad * U S I S jiii i TYPIN G W E TAK E U P N O VALUABL E OFFIC E SPAC E ft GE T PAI D JUS T FO R TH E WOR K W E DO . OU R WOR K I S PROFESSIONAL . NEA T S PBOMPT.OU B BATE S _ fgP'J' AB E REASONABL E *3k .••II I .L«.BKZ " PICK UP & DELIVERY AVAILABLE 294-798 5 • 872-291 5 294-240 0 YOU R GIR L FRIDA Y 01V . OFANSA-RIT E 82 1 DUVA L STBEE T TH E CM £ GOLDE N EAGL E i K Chose n b y th e Cou r Internationa l Non-ihc-atr i a l E/ti' s t o represen t th e Unite d State s i n cinem a event s afoun d th e world . DON' T MIS S IT ! B . J . Martin' s Kineti c Documentar y Ar t Fil m THREE-TIM E GOL D MEDA L WINNE R • Florid a Awar d • Specia l Jur y Awar d • Desig n Competitio n Participan t i n th e Lo= ; Angele s Internationa l Fil m Exposition " Participan t i n th e Cor k Fil m Festiva l Cork , Irelan d DON' T MIS S IT ! The Key West Picture Show fil m i s show n onl y a t Th e Pictur e Sho w theatr e 62 0 DUVAL ? SHOWTIME S FRI , SAT^SUN . AT2, 3 &4J> M • ADMISSIO N $2.00 • PHON E 294-382 6 JACKMCHOLSON KAREN BLACK—SUSAN AHSfHCH Jac k Nicholso n TH E A s a participan t i n thi s year' s Ke y Wes t Fantas y Fesl , ROOK Y HORRO R PICTUR E SHO W wil l resum e Frida y & Saturda y Midnigh t show s o n Octobe r 2 6 an d 27 . An d .. . Hallowee n night , Octobe r 31 , ther e wil l b e specia l ROCK Y screen ' ing s a t 9:0 0 an d Midnigh t admissio n FRE E t o anyon e I n coslum o .. . "don' t drea m It , b e i t I " SHO W TIM E 9:0 0 P.M . Octobe r MIDNIT E FRIDA Y AN D SATURDA Y 62 0 DUVA L MARLON JACK "BMNdO NICHOLSON "THE MISSOURI "BREAKS" PHON E 294-382 6 Admissio n $3.0 0 Th e proposa l liste d severa l advan tage s o f consolidatio n o f cit y an d count y polic e services , includin g cen tralizatio n o f responsibility , concen tratio n o f manpowe r an d resources , eli minatio n o f jurisdictiona l disputes , an d bette r opportunitie s fo r grants . Duplicatio n o f communications , records , jails , an d supervisio n woul d b e avoided . Employe e benefit s woul d b e improve d throug h highe r salaries , bette r retire men t system , an d greate r opportunitie s fo r promotion . FREEMAN' S PROPOSA L di d no t mentio n th e mai n objection , alon g wit h th e fea r erf-concentratin g s o muc h powe r i n the — hand s o f on e man , tha t ha s bee n voice d t o m e b y cit y policemen : th e los s o f seniority , rank , an d retiremen t bene fit s b y veteran s wh o ma y hav e spen t al l or-most-of-their—working-lives i n -th e Polic e Department . Mos t policemen , deputies , an d clos e observer s agre e that , whateve r problem s ma y exis t i n th e Sheriff' s Department , i t ha s traditionall y en — joye d a cleane r reputatio n tha n th e Polic e Department , an d th e financia l disclosur e an d polygrap h requirement s institute d b y Sherif f Freema n wil l d o nothin g bu t improv e th e situation . O n the-otfra r -hand,—some.-quesiion.-th e -coru = stitutionalit y an d effectivenes s o f thos e requirement s an d conten d tha t havin g th e sherif f tak e ove r police " wor k i n Ke y Wes t wil l compoun d th e pre sent _ problem s , no t jsqlv e them. _ MOS T PEOPL E FEE L tha t Freeman , wh o ha d n o la w enforcemen t experienc e be f^ i sioners . Bu t th e voter s wil l hav e th e opportunit y nex t mont h t o elec t a mayo r an d "tw o commissioners , thereb y changin g th e majorit y an d thu s th e directio n an d philosoph y o f th e Cit y Commission. . WHIL E TH E CANDIDATE S campaign*thi s mont h an d next , th e voter s ca n sho w tha t the y reall y wan t t o professionaliz e th e Polic e Departmen t b y demandin g tha t a significan t chang e i n polic e leadershi p b e mad e a campaig n issue . Thi s chang e coul d b e brough t abou t b y consolidatio n wit h th e Sheriff' s Department , b y a gran d jur y investigatio n o f th e Polic e _ Departmen t ru n b y a n outsid e stat e at torne y r o r b y replacin g th e presen t " leadershi p wit h proven , experience d leadershi p fro m outsid e Ke y West . B y goin g outsid e th e city , i f onl y a s fa r a s th e county , th e influenc e o f th e machine-tha t -r-un s Key-West poli — tic s ca n b e dilute d o r avoided . Thi s i s a n idea l tim e t o prov e tha t "busines s a s usual " a t Cit y Hal l an d i n th e Polic e Departmen t i s n o longe r ac ceptabl e t o th e peopl e o f Ke y West . Ther e ar e man y way s t o b e stimulated . Som e tak e thei r stimulatio n fro m th e atomi c pepper s the y serv e wit h som e o f th e creativ e dishe s a t th e Orchi d Tree . Woo ! Other s prefe r mor e Intellectua l pur suits . Fo r instance , a custome r a t th e Orchi d Tre e wa s recentl y hear d t o ask , "Jus t wha t I s th e philosoph y behin d th e I Chlng? " I shal l no w devot e thi s month' s a d t o a discussio n o f thi s query . I f on e i s t o full y gras p th e ! Chin g message , i t i s Im portan t t o not e tha t n o devote e o f suc h eve r watche s Charlie' s Angels , i s foun d o n th e Lon g Islan d Expwy. , o r i s a membe r o f Leo n Spinks ' entourage . Suc h a per so n ha s neve r bee n know n t o b e employe d b y Mutua l o f . Omaha , no r ha s an y I Chinge r eve r bee n see n eatin g i n an y restauran t wher e ove r 1 0 billio n o f anythin g ha s bee n sold . The y have bee n see n eatin g atomi c pepper s a t th e Orchi d Tree , a t whic h poin t the y ac t n o differen t . tha n yo u o r I would , gaspin g franticall y fo r a glas s o f water . 111 4 Truma n Ave , Mon-Sa t Sunda y Close d Weds . 124 91 Brunc h 296-929 0 7-1 1 7-1 1 ago , i s a goo d busines s administrato r an d i s generall y doin g a goo d jo b a s sheriff . Bu t man y poin t t o th e da y whe n Freema n ma y b e defeate d i n an _ electio n o r retire , an d l:he y fea r tha t anothe r sherif f — a t whos e pleasur e th e deputie s serve , unprotecte d b y th e Civi l Servic e Boar d — ma y no t b e a s fai r an d honorabl e a s Freeman . Freeman' s proposa l deserve s mote " -attention: than—it i-s : ~eviden : triy-going—-fee — receiv e from.th e presen t Cit y Commis KE Y WEST' S HOROSCOP E m xmm a COTE S xmm a COTE S Su n i n Libra , afte r 2 3r d i n Scorpi o Venu s i n Libra , afte r 10t h i n Scorpi o Mercur y i n Libra , afte r th e 6t h i n Scorpi o Satur n i n Virg o Jupite r i n Virg o Mar s i n Le o Uranu s i n Scorpi o Neptun e i n Sagittariu s Plut o i n Libr a Nort h Nod e i n 6 degree s o f Virg o Ther e wil l b e a stelliu m o f planet s i n Scorpio , conjoinin g transitin g wor k an d employmen t i n a favorabl e wa y durin g thi s period . Th e sig n o f Scorpi o i s strongl y aspecte d i n Ke y West' s horo scope , an d react s strenuousl y t o transit s A t present , w e ar e unde r ver y favorabl e aspects . Th e employmen t pictur e a t thi s tim e i s unde r ver y goo d an d posi tiv e vibrations . TreasurejSfti p Th e Ful l Moo n o n Octobe r 5t h i s i n th e sig n o f Aries . Th e elevent h hous e of . th e char t o f Ke y Wes t wil l b e as pecte d i n a stressfu l manner . Friend shi p an d mone y wil l no t mi x wel l a t thi s time . Th e Ne w Moo n o n Octobe r 21s t i n Libr a aspect s th e fift h hous e o f th e char t o f Ke y West , als o i n a stressfu l manner . Th e fift h hous e i s th e are a o f creativity , s o ne w an d creativ e way s t o com e t o term s wit h problem s i n th e mone y departmen t ma y b e th e outcom e o f thes e stres s aspect s i n th e char t o f Ke y West . Saturn , th e rule r o f ou r chart , i s joine d b y th e Grea t Benefic , Jupiter , i n th e sig n o f Virgo . Thi s i s a ver y positiv e aspec t fo r Ke y West , an d i t wil l continu e fo r on e year , unti l th e fal l o f 1980 . Atocho Coin Sates Tak e i guide d tou r o l i 168-foo i Spanis h treasur e gul l eo n buil t b y Treasur e Salvors , Inc . o f Ke y West , th e world' * large* t treasur e huntin g organization . Se e wha t lif e aboar d tfci p wa i lik e i n th e 1600 V Se e •om e o f th e treasur e tha t ha * bee n foun d i n Florid a waters . Se e th e cannon s fro m th e "Nucitr a Senora . 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 c th e technique s Treasur e Salvor s U usin g t o recove r her'gold , lUvc r an d gems . WRECKER S WHAR F 63 3 Fron t Stree t TH E ALLE N CO.,\HC insuranc e -sinc e ISfl l WILLIA M A . FREEMA N *K . WILLIA M A . FREfrJM H U K PAVI P W . FREEMA K 5I 3 CLASSICALJTHUSI C WH S . F M 107. 1 STERE O No w I n Ke y Wes t MOTHEf t NATURE S BOUNT Y Heattf f food s Pwva f 9$r Th e Ke y Wes t Player s OU R 40t h YEAR ! Privat e B Y NOE L COWAR D Directe d b y Rut h Jsfewto n Novembe r S 1 0 Bo x Offic e Open s Oct . 2 9 Waterfron t Playhouse , Mallor y Squar e Admissio n 33.0 0 Frida y & Saturda y 83.5 0 Seaso n Subscriptio n 812.0 0 Bo x Offic e Ope n 1 1 a m t o 4 p m Dail y excep t Sunda y Telephon e 294-501 5

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3 2 CUSTO M SANDAL S MAD E I N ON E DA Y TAKE OUT SERVICE A VAILABLE OPE N DAIL Y 'TI L 4 A M 20 8 DUVA L ST . NOTE S AN D ANTIC-DOTE S continue d fro m pag e 9 urchi n almos t mad e i t throug h th e ranks , bu t wa s dragge d bac k b y hi s aler t mothe r jus t befor e h e coul d interrup t th e tradi tiona l "pipin g aboard " ritua l fo r th e Commander-in-Chief . I N OBSERVANC E O F th e Sabbath , th e usua l 21-gu n salut e o n thi s occasio n wa s omitted . Th e Marin e Guar d o f Hono r an d "Advanc e t o th e color s ceremony " mad e u p fo r it . A t thi s point y th e Commandin g Office r o f th e Marin e Corp s withdre w hi s swor d an d pointe d i t a t a precis e angl e t o th e ground , read y t o rais e i t i n salut e whe n th e Presiden t emerge d fro m hi s con veyance . A smal l do g evade d pursuit , darte d u p t o th e sword , an d wa s abou t t o giv e hi s ow n versio n o f a salut e wit h le g raise d agains t th e sword . Th e majo r i n comman d flicke d hi s swor d broadsid e s o tha t th e fla t stee l edg e deterre d th e dog . I t ra n of f wit h a yip , an d Presiden t Truman , observin g wha t ha d happened , mad e a smal l moue , bu t restraine d hi s humo r an d greete d th e Marin e C O wit h a straigh t face . DESPIT E TH E ENTHUSIAS M o f th e welcomin g crowds , ther e wa s ver y littl e lac k o f order . Th e onl y recorde d los s o f propert y occurre d whe n th e her o o f th e hou r neare d th e termina l o f th e processional . Tw o smal l America n flag s ha d bee n place d i n th e upraise d han d o f th e iro n groomsma n hitchin g pos t i n fron t o f th e Ol d Islan d Tradin g Post . A fon d mothe r remove d on e o f th e flag s i n orde r t o stan d he r smal l chil d o n th e hea d o f th e antiqu e postboy . Th e child , abou t thre e year s old , promptl y an d wit h dis regar d o f prope r treatmen t o f th e America n flag , seize d th e re mainin g fla g an d tosse d i t a t shor e patrolme n standin g b y th e curb . Afte r -loca l polic e an d th e Florid a Roa d Patro l ha d cleare d th e street s o f pedestrians , peopl e gathere d i n littl e friend l y groups , exchangin g comment s an d braggin g abou t havin g see n "Th e fightin g Ma n o f Washington. " AMATEU R PHOTOGRAPHER S compare d note s o n thei r fiel d da y ventures . Som e o f th e picture s mus t hav e bee n startling , fo r a larg e numbe r o f Black s turne d ou t i n homesewn , sequine d cos tume s toppe d wit h bizarre , spectacularl y designe d headgea r fo r thi s specia l event . I t wa s lik e a bi t o f Mard i Gras . Th e manage r o f th e Cit y Electri c System , Charles , A . Va n Deursen , remarked , "Truma n certainl y looke d confident , an d tha t make s m e fee l muc h bette r abou t th e futur e fo r th e whol e nation . " (Perhap s there' s a meanin g ther e fo r Presiden t Jimm y Carter ? ) TH E INSPIRE D CONFIDENC E ha d a n emotiona l appea l whic h Presiden t Truma n establishe d throug h thi s persona l appearance . Afte r sundown , th e bell s o f St . Paul' s Episcopa l Churc h chime d ou t "America, " an d a s th e soun d o f th e anthe m die d away , peo pl e pause d i n th e street s o f th e city . Som e bowe d thei r heads , som e looke d u p a t th e sky , an d al l wer e smiling . MARIN E BIOLOGIS T Your Canoe Silently Into The Serene Beauty Of Protected Tropical Island ' Waters^ See The Keys As The Indians Did, And Explore With An Experienced Local Naturalist. 9AM-4P M INCLUDE S $20.0 0 pe r perso n EQUIPPE D CANOE S & LUNC H FO R MOR E INFORMATIO N WRIT E P.O . BO X 6 2 BI G PIN E KEY , FL A 3304 3 CAL L 305-872-262 0 3 Ne w Camera s fro m Kodak.. . Len S Read y i n a Flash ! KODA K TELE-EKTRALIT E 2 0 Camer a Outfi t • Swing-ou t electroni c flas h • Telephot o len s bring s subject s twic e a s clos e • Norma l len s fo r regula r shot s • Eas y aim-and-shoo t operatio n • Include s fil m an d batterie s KODA K EKTRALIT E 3 0 Camer a Outfi t • Swing-ou t electroni c flas h • Automati c exposur e contro l • 1 /50 0 second , sto p actio n shutte r spee d • "Us e flash " signa l i n viewfinde r • Aim-and-shoo t simplicit y KODA K TELE-EKTRALIT E 4 0 Telephot o Len s Cam er a outfi t ' Swing-ou t electroni c flas h Telephot o an d norma l lense s Automati c exposur e contro l 1/50 0 second , stop-actio n shutte r spee d Continuou s focu s fro m 5 ' t o infinit y oul(i t '94.9 5 SWIFT' S CAMER A & STERE O 42 3 DUVA L STREE T 296-857 6 Al l outfit s ar e complet e wit h fil m an d batteries . , I n th e ensuin g years. , th e magi c ha s gone , an d disenchante d voter s n o longe r hav e a hero-worshi p complex . TH E EPISODE S I N KE Y WES T connecte d wit h Truma n i n hi s hey da y weren' t alway s reverent , bu t the y wer e never. a tarnishin g element . Rather , man y o f th e happening s tende d t o humaniz e th e Presidenc y an d t o brin g Truma n close r t o hi s public . Fo r example , i n a n earl y period , Truma n tende d t o wea r somewha t wil d sportshirt s , i n Ke y West , eve n whe n conductin g pres s conferences . The n a coupl e o f year s later , th e entir e contingen t of ' nationa l new s servic e correspondent s an d th e televisio n cre w showe d u p i n spor t shirt s o r T-shirts . Truma n wa s n o "Quee n Victoria " advocate , bu t h e wa s no t amused . H e resente d thi s display . Th e nex t sessio n wit h world-wid e pres s representative s wa s tone d down , wit h Truma n himsel f settin g a mor e sedat e tone . A s a genera l rule , the-internationa l new s an d photographe r grou p wer e prett y wel l governed . Ther e wa s on e hilariou s inciden t whe n Presiden t Truman , presidin g a t a pres s conferenc e o n th e law n a t th e Littl e Whit e House , wa s overrule d — no t becaus e o f rebellion , bu t becaus e th e photographe r fro m a Lati n America n countr y di d no t under stan d English . Whe n Truma n calle d a hal t t o an y mor e pictures. , •the—fcafein •photographe r -i-gno-redr-fetif r order and-k-ept—rig-htr-en^—rsnappin g poses . H e ha d t o b e forcibl y remove d fro m th e scene . A LOCA L NIGHTCLUB , Th e Tradewinds , attracte d th e interes t o f th e President , whe n h e learne d tha t singe r Bo b Elli s an d pianis t Ha l Princ e ha d devise d a specia l song . H e sen t a secre t delegatio n t o th e clu b an d obtaine d a recordin g o f th e entertainment . N o officia l critiqu e wa s released , bu t wor d go t aroun d tha t Truma n enjoye d th e presentatio n sun g b y Elli s an d playe d b y Prince . I n brief , th e numbe r opene d wit h a son g interlud e asking , "I s i t a bird ? I s i t a plane ? I s i t Superman ? No ! It' s TP.UMA N ! " Th e openin g line s wer e followe d b y a rousin g sectio n t o th e tun e o f a Sous a marc h — "Her e com e th e boy s o f th e press " — an d a vers e tha t advised , "Clea n th e street s up ! Shin e yo ' shoe s up " — an d o n int o a tune , wit h lyric s dedicate d t o th e Truma n regime . • HARR Y S . TRUMA N wa s a foremos t promote r o f Ke y Wes t throug h hi s -eleve n official work-ing-vacation s here , an d h e continue d t o te a frien d o f the " rsiand~±n~"the"year s whic h followe d hi s Presi dency . . . President s ma y com e an d the y wil l certainl y go , bu t Truma n wil l remai n dee p i n th e memorie s o f Ke y Wes t forever . m 3 3 mm mnm Ke y Wester s shop t Hous e o f Bvrgot s FRON T STREE T OL D KE Y WES T FO R OVE R FIFT Y YEAR S NO T JUS T A GROCER Y .. . : BU T A SOCIA L CENTE R 52 2 Flemin g St . • Ph . 296-566 3 Ope n 8 a m 7 p m Mon-Sa t 8 a m 6 p m Sunday s fak e a Seceq d f © Se e Ou r Seconds ! Terrifi c saving s o n nearly-perfec t Casserol e Basket s Plan t Stand s Wast e Basket s Yo u nam e it , youl l probabl y fin d i t i n ou r second s bargai n room . America n Wicke r Factor y Outle t 52 4 Duva l St. , Ke y Wes t

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3 4 LETTE R T O TII E • cccic s IB42AA E TH E IMPENDIN G LEAS E o f th e gol f cours e b y th e cit y t o developer s bring s t o min d th e man y othe r lease s no w hel d by,leas e holders , i n whic h th e cit y doe s no t deriv e an y substantia l revenue s fo r ou r bes t lands . No t lon g ag o I wrot e o f th e researc h I ha d mad e int o cit y lease s an d foun d man y fo r $ 1 pe r yea r an d n o substantia l taxe s o n th e improvements . Thi s wee k I wen t int o th e propert y appraiser' s offic e an d looke d u p th e appraisa l mad e o f thi s 130. 8 acre s o f choic e prim e lan d tha t comprise s th e gol f course . I foun d th e appraisa l was to o lo w fo r suc h magnificen t lan d an d th e appraisa l wa s fo r $724 . A t th e rat e o f millsge allowe d i t woul d pro duc e onl y :-17 . Thi s amoun t fo r 130. 8 acre s o f scarc e lan d tha t no w compris e th e city' s holding s behoove s u s t o as k the \ propert y appraise r t o reevaluat e hi s appraisa l whe n th e titl e o f th e propert y revert s t o thes e developer s whos e ide a wil l b e t o produc e a chanpion shi p £ol f cou.'s e fo r th e public , I hop e . ' : ..... . Th e tax-exemp t basi s no w enjoye d b y th e gol f course, , a s cit y cvne d prop erty , wil l disappea r whe n th e ne w own er s tak e over . 1 hop e the y understan d tha t bein g cit y owne d lan d i n privat e hfin.' s wil l no t exemp t thei r taxatio n o f th e gol f cours e and , i n particular , th e perimeter , whic h wil l blosso m wit h condos , an d expensiv e secon d home s fo r th e ric h an d near-rich . TH E PROPERT Y APPRAISE R assure d m e tha t h e wil l personall y reapprais e al l gol f cours e land s wit h emphasi s o n th e perimeter , whic h wil l b e charge d o n a per-square-foo t basi s instea d o f a n acreag e basis . Fo r tha t I a m thankful . To o lon g hav e ou r lease s o n ou r proper tie s bee n i n favo r o f th e lesse e an d th e benefit s ar e no t i n th e citizens ' favor / Thi s wil l b e ou r chanc e t o ad d t o th e ta x rol l million s o f ne w dollar s tha t coul d eventuall y decreas e ou r millag e i n th e cit y t o a mor e satis factor y figure . Ou r cit y commissioner s mus t incorporat e a definit e tim e limi t t o renegotiat e an y lease , s o tha t th e cit y o r th e leas e holde r coul d recon side r thei r holding s an d t o n o exten t shoul d ou r fait h an d credi t o f th e cit y b e use d t o financ e an y constructio n o r development . W e deserv e extrem e cautio n b y ou r cit y commission , becaus e i t wil l b e fo r a ver y lon g tim e tha t ou r mos t valuabl e choic e lan d wil l b e handed ' over , mayb e fo r 9 9 years , an d tha t i s a lon g time . Remembe r thi s i s ou r land , an d w e deserv e th e bes t an d highes t us e o f thi s propert y fo r ourselve s an d ou r children . b y Lawrenc e Gome z 3 5 '• ' yCi***?* *-*''/ * %i " V " f •r*« t "*'*» , . * i , SPEARFISHING They see me come. They are wary, attentive. One comprehends that I am his; The others fear, but witness. Movement.slows as I descend To stalk an amethyst moment, when I loose my lightning lance, Striking a death's panic dance, Flashing all a lightening glance Beyond necessity to Eternity. You lie impaled. Too late alarmed, You hardly believe the change To breathless and afraid. "Your life shall fuel mine," I say. And yet, 'As the light slacks in your eyes to null, I wish that I could put you back. i i > I ,,.J2 : 77 l SUNDA Y NIGH T TALEN T CONTES T .^M4 A SUNDA Y 6 A •PRIZES " JUDGIN G B Y LOCA L RADI O ENTERTAINMEN T AN D BUSINES S PERSONALITIE S ".. . Th e pretties t & mos t unusua l jewelr y we'v e seen.. . ".. . Th e bes t jewelr y o n th e islan d .. . mus t b e see n .. . " — Vogu e "temptations... " — W "' ! i . •" , ENTERT/VINMEISI T NlGHTLY--3TUES-SA i bEBBIENE^rN S O N ACOUSTICA L ^UfTA R f Kitche n Open s 7 A M START S AT " 9-3 0 | M GpNTESTANT S /VVilS t REGISTE R BETVVE M 8:00-9:0 0 PA A FREEDRiNk S T O CONTESTANT S ^0^ DUVALST . 20 8 __« r INOLDTOVV N ^n» ' 1^3!ELEG«WHL N ! g 11 4 fitzpatric k stree t 294-124 3 han d fashione d jewelr y \ v'. v ^ ijr •» . " ,i ! i 1 ', ^ v J •• * , ! i

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3 6 FANTAS Y FES T AIDE D B Y A forward-lookin g grou p o f Ke y Wes t businessmen , th e firs t an nua l Fantas y Fest , schedule d fo r Octobe r 26 , 2 7 an d 28 , look s t o b e a s livel y a "weeken d celebratio n a s Ke y Wes t ha s known . Th e Touris t Developmen t Associ atio n o f Ke y Wes t (whic h i s compose d o f loca l businessmen ) ha s planne d a n on goin g adul t costum e part y whic h wil l featur e a grea t parad e wit h float s an d eosturned--entrants-, a Masked--Ball-, -and a $1,00 0 priz e fo r th e bes t costume . Frida y night , Octobe r 26 , th e fes tiva l wil l officiall y begi n wit h a n openin g ceremon y a t Mallor y Square . There , th e Gran d Mistres s o f Madness , Mar y Elle n Toppino , wil l inton e al l "spirits , spooks , ghost s an d goblin s t o joi n th e ceremony. " A n Islan d Seafoo d Fest , accompanie d b y Calyps o musi c an d dancing , wil l follo w a t Mallor y an d las t unti l 1 0 p.m . An d then , a Maske d Ball , whic h wil l featur e a priz e fo r th e bes t costume d couple , wil l b e hel d a t Mar riott' s Cas a Marin a fro m 1 0 p.m . til l 2 a.m . Saturda y a t 9 p.m. , th e Gran d Pa rad e wil l begi n a t Virgini a Stree t an d Duva l an d continu e dow n Duva l pas t th e reviewin g stand , wher e th e judge s wil l b e watchin g fo r th e bes t floa t an d march in g band to-pas s by . Judgin g fo r th e • bes t costum e wil l b e hel d a t th e en d o f th e parad e a t th e reviewin g stan d a t Fron t an d Duval . Al l costum e entrant s ar e urge d t o marc h i n th e parad e i f the y ar e abl e to . Fo r th e bes t floa t an d th e bes t marchin g band , th e award s wil l b e perpetua l 'cu p trophies . Prize s wil l b e announce d a t midnight . Al l vehicula r traffi c wil l b e banne d fro m Duva l Stree t durin g th e parad e an d fro m Eato n Stree t an d Duva l t o th e wate r fro m th e en d o f th e parad e u n t i 1 2 a.m . Sunda y wil l b e a da y o f repair : Hangove r Brunche y wil l b e offere d a t th e Cas a Marin a an d th e Pie r House . Entr y form s fo r th e float s ca n b e obtaine d a t Fast-Buck , Ai r Florid a ticke t counter , Cavanagh's , Ke y Wes t Fragranc e an d Cosmeti c Factory , th e Conc h Tou r Trai n bo x office s o n Fron t Stree t an d N . Roosevelt , Bir d i n Hand , Cas a Marina , an d Pie r House . Th e dead lin e fo r floa t entrant s i s Octobe r 15 . Entrant s fo r th e costum e contes t (al l entrant s mus t b e 1 8 o r older ) ca n regi ster " up ' "unti l th e nigh t o f the " parade , however . Festiva l promoter s expec t fro m 10,00 0 t o 20,00 0 reveler s t o com e o n dow n fo r th e fun . Thi s i s th e firs t o f a n annua l even t an d shoul d giv e a grea t shot-in-the-ar m t o loca l businesse s durin g thi s generall y quie t off-seaso n time . m I 1= 1 You r ke y t o th e Key . V/i hou r guide d tou r o f 6 0 o f th e mos t unusua l historica l site s yo u 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 9 AM-4P M (305 ) 294-5161 . A Wometc o Attraction . Comin g Soo n FISH ( A SEAFOO D HOUSE ) Varieties of local fish for the varieties of local people 4-337 4 13 2 Buva l St . Catty-Corne r Fro m Slopp y Joe' s