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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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Newspapers -- Key West (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Monroe County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Florida -- Key West ( fast )
Florida -- Monroe County ( fast )
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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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University of Florida
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Th e highes t • poin t i n Ke y Wes t FRE E Vol . IV , No : I V Ke y West , Florid a Apri l 197 9 W//M

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Perfec t fo r gif t giving ! OVE R 30 0 ORIGINA L ISLAN D RECIPE S Thi s littl e 32 0 pag e ge m wa s create d b y a grou p o f dedicate d individual s wh o wishe d t o giv e permanenc e t o th e island' s heritag e b y preservin g th e flavo r o f th e past . I t i s inter nationall y known . W e ar e prou d o f ou r coo k boo k an d believ e i t t o b e th e onl y on e lik e i t i n th e world . — Ke y West Women's Club K.W. Women' s Clu b P.O . Bo x 9 3 Ke y West , Hond a 3304 0 Gentlemen : Pleas e sen d m e Key West Cook Books a i ih e specia l pric e o f $8.9 5 eac h plu s 4 % sale s la x i n th e Slat e o f Florida . /"Chec k enclose d CMone y orde r QOthe r ~X,O.D.sa(td~$2.5«fo r postag e &. handlin g Name_ _ Addrew _ ] Cii y Stale , i\p . 'On e o f th e 10 0 bes t restaurant s i n Florida " — Florida Trend Magzine, 1978 CLAIR E KELLE Y a t th e piano , 8:0 0 p.m . 'ti l HAPP Y HOU R 4:3 0 t o 6:3 0 p.m . Pau l Raskin , pian o 294-103 4 301-30 3 Whitehea d St . Ope n 6 Night s Fo r Dinne r Excep t Wednesda y Fro m th e Edito r HELLO IT'S GOOD TO hear that the Department of Transportation is going to fix up those oddly marked parts of the new pavement on Roosevelt Boulevard. There have been numerous complaints about the confusion to drivers when they try to interpret these markings. APPARENTLY THESE HAS been nothing resolved yet between the Old Island Restoration Commission and Biltie's Restaurant on Front Street. Members of the 0 .J .R. C. hope that this problem of getting Billie ' s to conform more with our local esthetic guidelines can be accomplished without court action. I will follow up on this next issue. WE WENT OUT on a limb in our February issue and reported a rumor, supported by several knowledgeable but unofficial sources, that the Naval Air Station at Key Vest would not only not be closed down by the Navy, but. would instead be upgraded by the addition of about 100planes and up to 2000 personnel and dependents. The Navy revealed March 28 that the rumors were substantially true, as reported in the daily press. .FLORIST , INC . Easter Flowers for Those You Love Lovely Easter Lillies Bunny Basket Arrangements r * Spring Flowers KEYPIAZA *= • 294-5501 BULLETI N W E REJEC T NE W LAN D US E PLA N LAT E FRIDA Y EVENING , Marc h 30 , th e ne w Ke y West ' Lan d Us e Pla n (LUP ) wa s release d b y Mayo r Charle s (Sonny ) McCo y i n hi s office . Th e lat e releas e an d limite d availabilit y ove r th e weeken d mad e i t difficul t fo r th e averag e citi ze n t o mak e an y revie w o r provid e an y inpu t a t th e publi c hearin g fo r "citize n input " schedule d fo r 8 p.m. , Monday , Apri l 2 . A T FIRS T w e wer e greatl y impresse d wit h th e polic y concept s expresse d i n th e 73-pag e plan , whic h promise d adherenc e t o stat e an d federa l environmenta l guide line s an d th e mor e specifi c constraint s containe d i n th e Florid a Coasta l Zon e Managemen t Pla n o f th e Coasta l Coordinat in g Counci l (CCC ) o f 1974 . "However , whe n w e wer e show n th e larg e color-code d Lan d Us e Pla n Ma p a littl e later , w e wer e appalle d t o se e tha t th e 30 0 o r s o acre s o f sal t pond s an d sal t marshe s wes t an d northeas t o f Ke y Wes t Internationa l Airpor t wer e slate d fo r complete•fillin g an d develop men t a s mediu m densit y residentia l o r commercia l districts . THIS DIRECTLY CONFLICTS WITH STATE, FEDERAL AND CCC GUIDELINES. W E REJEC T th e pla n an d th e ma p ou t o f hand . Take n together , the y ar e abortion s o f conflictin g concepts . Thi s behavio r o f cit y officialdo m i s wh y re tentio n o f critica l concern , whic h pro vide s overvie w agencie s fo r citizen s t o appea l to , i s s o vita l fo r th e foreseeabl e future . HAVE A happy Easter and we will sea you next month. Cover artist this time is Barbara Hodgena. Her work may be seen at Guild Hall on Duval Street. UUtr au THI S I S OU R suesouroo N KM * HER E I S $10.0 0 FO R M Y SUBSCRIPTIO N T O 1 1 ISSUE S O F SOLARE S HILL . NAM E ADDRESS , CIT Y STAT E ZI P Ou r mailin g addres s 82 1 Duva l Stree t Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 Phon e number s ar e 294-10ltl | & 291-2-40 0 I n Maratho n cal l 872-29,1 5 Solaves Hill is a community newspaper published everu mnn-fh n « +*, „ 7 of Solares Hill, Key West's highest point, by Sola Pe8 Hill'comtanl 821 n^ T Street, Key West, Florida 33040. Annual subloripliZ rate TuTsl'ues) is Til. 00. ASSOCIATE K3SS::::: : S&Z'ISs * ^?i,g™ v • • • • S 4 ,$ r EDITORIAL CONSULTANT BILL, WESTRAY "*«aiIION. . .. . v _ WALT HYLA With a little help f* om QUT fviends _ Solare s Hil l Co. , In r » „ , 1 nC l ©Solares Hill, 1979 b y Malcol m Ros s phot o b y Richar d Mars h ALTHOUG H STAT E REPRESENTATIV E Jo e Alle n wa s originall y instrumenta l i n se curin g i t fo r publi c use , probabl y n o othe r perso n i n Ke y Wes t i s mor e respon sibl e fo r th e existenc e o f th e Eas t Mar tell o Towe r toda y a s a museu m stronghol d o f th e Ke y Wes t Ar t an d Historica l Asso ciatio n tha n Jeann e Taylor . I n it s earl y year s th e Ar t an d His torica l Societ y ha d mad e it s headquarter s a t th e Wes t Martell o Tower , th e smalle r an d les s imposin g o f th e tw o Civi l Wa r fortifications , whil e th e Eas t Martello , bein g als o surplu s governmen t property , wa s overgrow n wit h Australia n pin e tree s an d knee-dee p i n weeds . Th e passag e o f a hundre d year s (muc h o f i t i n disuse ) an d numerou s hurricane s ha d banke d u p san d an d dir t aroun d th e wall s o f th e for t an d deposite d grea t quantitie s o f debri s ..i n th e casemate s an d courtyar d o f th e structure . Th e onl y entranc e a t th e tim e wa s b y wa y o f a crud e woode n bridge-lik e walkwa y leadin g ove r th e . crumblin g walls . TH E KE Y WES T Internationa l Airpor t a s it exist s toda y ha d no t bee n built , an d a crud e airstri p an d som e unpretentiou s outbuilding s tha t house d th e modes t head quarter s o f th e airline s tha t service d th e Florid a Key s — includin g th e Ke y Wes t t o Havan a fligh t — wer e th e onl y vestige s o f civilizatio n almos t literall y withi n mile s o f th e fort . Onc e Jo e Allen' s effort s t o obtai n th e for t wer e complete , Jeann e wa s pu t i n charg e o f th e jo b o f cleanu p an d ex cavation . Countles s volunteer s cam e t o he r assistanc e a s sh e commute d fro m he r Willia m Stree t hous e t o cu t weed s an d shove l ou t truckload s o f san d an d dirt . Althoug h n o artifact s cam e t o ligh t during th e cleanup , Jeann e insist s tha t a t time s sh e mus t hav e bee n sweepin g u p "Civi l Wa r dirt. " . Fo r on e ful l yea r sh e commute d t o th e towe r unti l a bathroo m an d kitche n facilitie s wer e installe d i n th e moulder in g structure , an d sh e wa s abl e t o mov e furnitur e an d othe r possession s an d se t u p housekeepin g withi n th e Martello 1 s walls . VARIOU S CHANGE S SUC H a s doorway s wer e • cu t int o th e ol d fort , skillfull y an d tastefull y s o a s no t t o distur b th e line s o f th e agin g structure . Hundre d yea r ol d brick s wer e carefull y rearrange d s o a s no t t o offen d th e eye s o f th e antiquaria n o r th e purist . Th e "improvements " tha t wer e mad e wer e don e wit h suc h car e tha t toda y i t i s difficul t fo r th e averag e perso n t o discer n wha t i s origina l archi tectura l detai l an d what i s modification . Non e o f th e planting s whic h no w grac e th e inne r courtyar d o f th e for t existe d whe n Jeann e bega n he r task . Onl y Australia n pine s soughe d an d whispere d thei r tale s o f bygon e day s abov e th e weed s an d th e ancien t bric k walls , (Eve n thes e ar e n o longe r there , havin g bee n remove d onl y withi n th e pas t year. ) Anothe r duty , tha t o f landscaper , ha d t o b e added.t o thos e o f architectura l his^ torian , excavato r an d caretake r wit h whic h Jeann e wa s burdened . T o he r i t wa s a labo r o f love , an d a les s capabl e per so n wit h les s patienc e an d artisti c visio n woul d soo n hav e stumble d an d falle n i n th e traces . TH E LUS H AN D varie d tropica l vegeta tio n fo r whic h ou r islan d i s s o wel l know n respond s favorabl y t o th e caresse s o f ou r gentl e climate , and , a s an y home owne r knows , i s ofte n i n nee d o f prunin g an d cullin g i n orde r t o preven t th e for matio n o f a tangled.jungle . Stree t clipping s an d prunings , anothe r bount y o f islan d living , soo n roote d an d flour ishe d ami d th e bric k an d artifact s en courage d b y Jeanne' s skille d han d an d gree n thumb . Althoug h Jeann e admit s t o neve r havin g learne d th e name s o f mos t o f thes e exoti c plan t species , sh e chos e wit h care , an d th e weed y wastelan d whic h onc e existe d wa s transforme d b y th e han d o f th e artis t int o a lus h tropica l garde n whic h i s toda y on e o f th e joy s o f a visi t t o th e museum . Mos t o f th e historica l exhibit s tha t mak e th e Eas t Martell o on e o f th e fines t loca l historica l museum s i n th e countr y toda y ow e thei r existenc e t o Jeann e Tay lor' s talen t a s a n antiquaria n an d scavenger . Th e obituar y notice s i n loca l newspaper s becam e require d readin g fo r Jeanne , a s sh e learne d tha t th e deat h o f a n elderl y citize n ofte n mean t tha t sur vivin g relative s woul d b e cleanin g hous e an d willin g t o donat e artifact s o r fur nitur e tha t ha d belonge d t o th e deceased . Thes e donation s o f antique s an d othe r memorabilia , couple d wit h he r skil l wit h needl e an d threa d an d papie r mache , create d man y exhibit s i n th e museu m whic h continu e t o brin g t o lif e man y a n episod e o f loca l history . COMPOUNDIN G HE R RESPONSIBILITIE S a s curato r wa s th e ar t aspec t o f th e Society , an d i n additio n t o he r othe r dutie s Jeann e wa s require d t o overse e th e ar t exhibit s whic h wer e als o hel d i n th e museum . Thi s tas k ma y hav e ha d it s complications , bu t othe r tha n th e schedulin g an d hangin g o f show s — usuall y b y loca l artist s — th e exhibit s wer e o f shor t duratio n an d gen erall y require d a minimu m o f maintenance . Fo r si x year s Jeann e live d i n he r modes t apartmen t withi n th e wall s o f th e Martello , unti l event s precipitate d he r replacement . Th e museu m stand s toda y a s a monumen t t o he r lov e fo r Ke y West , he r reverenc e fo r thing s past , an d he r abil itie s a s a n artist . TODA Y JEANN E LIVE S wit h he r brindl e boxe r guardia n i n th e hous e a t 40 8 Willia m Stree t tha t sh e originall y fel l i n lov e wit h an d rente d fo r $3 5 a mont h i n th e lat e 1930's . When.sh e firs t cam e t o Ke y West.i n 1938 , th e three-stor y soli d cypres s hous e wa s vacan t an d hadn' t bee n painte d i n 5 0 years . Th e hous e wa s 1 5 year s ol d i n 1847 , whe n it s origina l owne r an d builder , on e "Tuggy " Robert s (wh o guide d ship s pas t th e rock y shoal s int o Ke y Wes t Harbor) , mounte d i t o n a barg e an d floate d i t ove r t o Ke y Wes t fro m Gree n Turtl e Ca y i n th e Bahamas . A numbe r o f year s ago , Jeann e was 1 abl e t o buy , outfi t wit h famil y heirlooms , an d faithfull y restor e he r "drea m house " t o it s origina l 19t h centur y ambiance . Th e seven-roo m hous e i s als o th e locatio n o f th e "Dol l Shop " wher e Jeann e an d he r partne r Rut h Newto n repair , clothe , an d sel l al l manne r o f dolls . A visi t t o th e "Dol l Shop " wit h it s diminutiv e occupant s Giorgi o Arman i ;;;/;••: i/^wz now AT: : : ;: : ;; . : :: HOUS E O F BURCES S Fron t St . Ol d Ko y Wes t

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Apri l 6 : Coffe e demo , 1 1 A M -Noo n Apri l 9 : Hor s d'oeuvres , 68 P M Apri l 1 2 & 19 : Dinne r i n a wok , 68 P M Apri l 14 : Egg-dyein g part y fo r kids , 1 0 A M -Noo n Apri l 16 : Sauces , 88 P M Apri l 21 : A Mexica n lunch , Noo n • 2 P M APRI I 23 : Vegetaria n dinner , 68 P M Apri l 26 : Gree k dinner , 68 p m April-30 : Norther n Italia n cuisine , 6AP M REGISTE R AN D PA Y FO R CLASSE S PRIOR TO CLASS A T TH E COOK' S BAZAA R Ther e ar e a'limite d numbe r o f space s pe r clas s 611DUVALST . KE Y WES T (305)296-665 6 i s somewha t lik e bein g transporte d int o a 19t h centur y drawin g room . Loca l autho r Kathry n Prob y wa s recentl y impresse d b y th e wonder s tha t Jeann e ha d worke d o n a n ol d doll , whic h sh e ha d brough t i n t o he r Dol l Sho p fo r repair . Wha t ha d bee n a hopeles s assort men t o f hea d an d limb s tha t mos t peopl e woul d assig n t o th e tras h ca n Jeann e transforme d b y he r wizardr y int o a startlingl y beautifu l creatur e tha t woul d hav e capture d th e hear t o f youn g an d ol d alike . JEANNE , WH O WA S recentl y mad e a n honorar y Conc h afte r livin g 3 8 year s i n Ke y West , gre w u p i n a smal l tow n calle d Holl y Spring s i n northeaster n Mississip pi . He r parents , wh o wer e bot h doctors , ha d als o bee n bor n an d raise d there , bu t create d a loca l uproa r b y attendin g a "Yankee " medica l colleg e i n An n Arbor , Michigan i Jeann e didn' t g o quit e a s fa r nort h fo r he r training , takin g he r studie s a t th e St . Loui s Schoo l o f Art . I t wa s als o i n Holl y Spring s tha t Jeann e (whos e maide n nam e wa s Elliott ) me t an d marrie d he r firs t husband , Clarenc e Foster , a clarinettist wh o or ganize d an d directe d hi s ow n band , amon g othe r accomplishments . Jeann e di d no t car e muc h fo r th e nam e "Clarence " an d decide d t o cal l hi m "Steve " instead . H e als o ha d th e annoyin g habi t o f serenadin g he r wit h varie d rendition s o f "Jeanni e WrtTTtTie"Eigh t Brown""Hair . " DURIN G A VISI T t o Jacksonville , Clarence-Stev e wandere d int o a silen t movi e hous e an d foun d a jo b playin g i n it s orchestra , s o th e coupl e decide d t o settl e i n Jacksonvill e fo r a while . I n th e ensuin g year s tw o son s wer e born , Ma x an d Charles , wh o wer e name d afte r Jeanne' s mothe r an d father . Thi s ma y see m a bi t odd , bu t Jeann e ha d alway s know n he r mothe r a s "Max, " an d nobod y ha d eve r calle d he r anythin g bu t "Max, " muc h les s he r give n nam e o f "Mary. " "Max " wa s a n ol d nicknam e whic h ha d originate d i n grad e schoo l an d ha d attache d itsel f solidl y t o th e girl . I n he r earlies t childhoo d sh e ha d bee n calle d "Minnie, " bu t i n schoo l on e yea r ther e wa s som e competitio n fo r a n exclusiv e righ t t o tha t name , an d sh e soo n foun d hersel f on e o f tw o "Minnies; " A n astut e classmat e notice d th e tw o girls ' differenc e i n heigh t an d remarked , t o th e amusemen t o f th e clas s an d teacher : "Minimu m an d Maximum ; Minnie-mu m an d Maxi-mum. ' " Every bod y ha d a goo d laug h an d th e nam e stuck . JEANN E AN D HE R husban d live d fo r a numbe r o f year s i n Jacksonvill e unti l Clarence-Steve' s sudde n death . Anothe r ma n name d Taylor , wh o installe d soun d •equipmen t i n theatre s fo r th e ne w "talk in g pictures, " soo n cam e o n th e scen e an d becam e husban d numbe r two . Mr . Taylor' s wor k too k hi m t o variou s place s i n th e South , includin g Ke y West , wher e h e installe d soun d i n th e city' s onl y motio n pictur e theatre . Upo n hi s retur n t o Jacksonvill e h e regale d Jeann e wit h tale s o f th e islan d wher e "ther e ha d neve r bee n frost. " Th e word s stuc k i n he r mind , an d afte r hi s deat h i n 193 8 sh e accepte d a jo b wit h th e W.P.A . an d cam e t o Ke y Wes t fo r th e firs t time . Sh e ha d alway s ha d a n in tens e hatre d fo r col d weather , an d th e opportunit y t o experienc e a plac e wher e ther e ha d neve r bee n a fros t prove d to o muc h t o resist . FROSTFRE E KE Y WES T i s indee d for tunat e t o hav e playe d hos t t o thi s four foo t ten-inch , seventy-poun d miracl e worker , wh o refer s t o hersel f a s a "work-a-holic " an d "n o thum b twiddler. " Th e Eas t Martell o Museu m an d he r hom e o n Willia m Stree t ar e jus t tw o example s o f thi s lady' s talen t fo r recognizin g dia mond s i n th e rough . MAT A HAR I AN D TH E KE Y LIM E TRAUM A b y Hele n Chapma n irip-oxps Sftsht robes emu f w 'Waca^ot I HA D THI S reall y weir d drea m th e othe r night , whic h prove s tha t I'v e live d her e to o lon g an d I rea d to o man y es pionag e stories . I wa s standin g i n th e railroa d statio n i n Cologn e waitin g fo r th e Orien t Express . I wa s dresse d completel y i n black , in cludin g a vei l ove r m y head , an d wa s carryin g a shoppin g ba g fille d with . plumber' s candle s an d pin k Egyptia n cigarette s wit h gol d filters . I ha d a ver y importan t appointmen t i n a dar k cella r i n Istanbul . TH E TRAI N wa s late . A cloc k chime d te n times . I kne w i t wa s 8:1 5 an d tha t th e trai n wa s fiftee n minute s late . Jus t the n th e loudspeake r announced : "Expres s Sunshine , Trac k Four , t o Vienna , Belgrade , Tavernier , an d Istanbul. " Th e trai n pulle d in , an d a s I boarde d I hear d severa l peopl e whisper , "Wh o i s th e mysteriou s lad y i n black? " Ah , i f the y onl y knew , I thought . I settle d mysel f i n a compartmen t facin g a mys teriou s ma n i n black . "Conch, " h e said . "Fritters, " I replied . H e nodded . I nodded . "Yo u hav e th e candles? " h e asked . "Bu t o f course, " I replied . "Ho w ca n w e mee t i n a dar k cella r withou t candles? " TH E TRAI N ROLLE D alon g fo r a while , the n slowe d a s w e approache d th e border . The.conducto r cam e through , calling , "Hav e you r passport s ready , bubbal " Th e ma n i n blac k narrowe d hi s eyes . "I s th e conducto r on e o f us? " h e whispered . "No, " I whispere d back . "Wh y d o yo u ask? " "Becaus e h e know s th e passwor d fo r ou r contac t i n Vienna. " The n h e wrinkle d hi s nos e i n distaste . "Wha t i s tha t awfu l smel l comin g fro m you r bag? " "M y bag? " I sai d i n surprise . "Al l bore d wit h pag e page ? s o ar e we . that' s wh y fas t buc k directl y import s ou r ow n Chines e an d india n gras s rugs , straw , se a grass , rus h an d hem p i n 6x 9 o r 9x12 , a t fantasticall y lo w prices , s o chec k ou t ou r floo r coverin g departmen t a t ke y west' s newes t departmen t store . I hav e i s candles. " I looke d i n th e ba g an d i t wa s ful l o f rotte n squid . SUDDENL Y TH E TRAI N screeche d t o a halt. W e wer e stuc k i n a snow-covere d mountai n pass . Th e trai n ha d change d an d no w wa s muc h smalle r an d ope n o n bot h sides . A fa t lad y i n a bi g ha t complaine d behin d me , " I wan t t o se e wher e Eugen e O'Neil l use d t o drin k hi s Coca-Cola! " Then . I sa w tha t m y blac k attir e wa s gon e an d I wa s barefoo t an d wearin g ragge d jeans . I kne w th e gam e wa s u p no w tha t m y disguis e wa s gone . Th e ma n i n blac k ha d disappeare d an d instea d acros s fro m m e wa s a bearde d ma n i n a T-shir t an d cut-off s holdin g ou t a paint in g o f a shrim p boa t o n th e Bosporus . "Trad e yo u fo r a six-pack, " h e said . " I haven' t go t a six-pack, " I tol d him , tryin g t o b e inconspicuou s becaus e I kne w th e enem y wa s near . "Yes , yo u have , i n tha t bag, " h e said . I LOOKED , bu t ther e wa s nothin g bu t a broke n flip-flo p an d a n empt y Thunder bir d bottle . Suddenl y a dark-complexione d man , nattil y dresse d entirel y i n brillian t re d an d wit h bolit a ticket s stickin g ou t o f hi s pockets , jumpe d ou t o f th e sno w an d trie d t o sel l m e som e gras s — o r wa s i t th e othe r wa y around ? " I kno w you! " I yelled . "Conductor , conductor , thi s ma n is... " BU T TH E CONDUCTO R ha d turne d int o a gian t pig' s foo t an d shove d m e of f th e train , shouting , "You'r e soused i " i foun d mysel f sprawle d o n th e sidewal k i n fron t o f Slopp y Joe's , screaming , "You'r e al l a pac k o f limes; 1 1 whil e a fa t lad y i n a bi g ha t wa s asking , "I s thi s wher e Scot t Fitzgeral d use d t o drink? " 05 1 KE Y WES T GLAS S WORK S CUSTO M STAINE D GLAS S WINDOW S & SHADE S CLASSE S & AR T GLAS S SUPPLIE S |lO1 8 Truma n n 294-0538 J 50 0 duva l street , ke v west , f lorid a 33040*ope n 10:0 0 t o 6:0 0 seve n day s a Wee k

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HAI R DESIG N UUILLI . "SPflRK S 11 6 Fitzpatric k Stree t Coy o Oest e 294-016 8 Fitzgerald 5 ! SHO W LOUNG E HO T CAKE S & EVENSON G Mont h o f Apri l For the best in "live" entertainment L A CONCH A HOTE L 43 0 DUVA L ST . NO W THA T YOU'V E TANNB O YOUR8KU P SILLY.. . Hav s (o r give ) a n invigoratin g massag s wit h thi s JAPANES E MUSCL E RELAXER ! Made a! soft rubber balls, wooded handle, and with a flexible metal band to bounce you bach Into shape. At GEMINI BOUTIQUE, 517 Duval St., open until 12 midnight, telephone 294-22B0. Also at SOUTHERN COMFORT, 5J J O l — DIREC T FRO M HAWAII/ / — Gxf AL L 14 K GOL D CHAINS , CHARMS , & SILVE R JEWELR Y Vz PRIC E OF F EVERYTHIN G I N TH E STOR E 20 % OFF . 9 a.m . 1 0 p.m . WHOLESALE-RETAI L Wholesal e b y appointmen t 50 5 Duva l Ke y West , F l 3304 0 Phon e 294-581 4 OFELIA , PEDICURIS T MOS T AN Y EVENING , ther e lean s Ofeli a o n a smal l Spanis h gate , he r eye s sadl y followin g th e car s whic h pas s o n Whit e Street , a s thoug h on e o f the m migh t hav e a messag e fo r her . Thi s i s wher e I presen t mysel f fo r a pedicure , pedicure s bein g on e o f Cuba' s underestimate d gift s t o th e U.S.A. . Throug h th e day s of fa t ca t dictators , al l Cuba n ladies , ran k an d fil e o r aristocratic , wer e devote d t o th e pernicket y car e o f th e nails , an d th e Cuba n wome n wh o groome d nail s mad e u p a hand y sub-culture . Ofeli a fall s amon g thi s number . OFELI A HOLD S FORT H alon g tha t short , engagin g stri p o f Whit e Stree t bounde d b y aromati c Fourt h o f Jul y restauran t an d th e Benjami n Moor e pain t store , whic h th e ol d lin e gentr y swea r by . Alon g here , thes e shop s carr y on , onl y tangentiall y devote d t o bris k com merce . N o spark s fly , an d ther e i s no t th e flutte r o f Ol d Tow n no r th e hustl e o f th e pushin g ne w shoppin g centers . Thi s littl e kno t o f enterprise s possesse s it s ow n charm . Ofelia , th e pedinurist , ha s littl e o r n o English . Becaus e — well , becaus e sh e i s stubborn , an d becaus e sh e i s Ofelia . He r husband , Rajah , foun d he r i n Cub a an d importe d he r lovingl y t o Ke y Wes t year s ago . RAJAH , A TIN Y MA N wh o labore d some wher e i n th e labyrinth s o f th e aqueduc t system , woul d b e imperiousl y summone d b y telephon e whe n a knott y translatio n proble m arose . H e woul d arriv e o n th e ru n an d thro w himsel f int o th e projec t wit h a lo t o f goo d wil l an d a machin e . gu n delivery . Th e volle y o f Spanis h piece s crescendoin g betwee n the m woul d hol d th e custome r fascinate d a s thoug h observin g a frisbe e contest . Th e solu tio n o f whethe r t o us e a pearlize d natura l tin t o r i f th e lad y want s th e cuticle s clippe d shorte r coul d fil l a n empurple d te n minute s wit h passionat e confab . The n Rajah , breathles s an d spent , v woul d b e dismissed . So , yo u se e tha t Raja h wa s no t onl y Ofelia' s maste r an d sweethear t alon g th e pat h o f life , bu t h e wa s he r seriou s possession . NOW , OFELIA / n o longe r young , no t tin y an d stylish , an d face d wit h a worl d teemin g wit h Anglos , ha s gon e an d los t Rajah , wh o died , an d wit h hi m thos e token s o f lov e the y ha d whic h s o surpas s th e fire s o f youth . Smal l wonde r tha t lonesomel y lean s Ofeli a upo n th e Spanis h gat e o n lon g evenings . Whe n th e atmospher e i s pre cisel y righ t fo r it , mayb e sh e ca n catc h th e fain t glo w whic h i s suppose d t o b e th e nigh t skylin e o f Havana , wher e li e he r girlhoo d an d he r famil y ties . HOWEVER , OFELI A I S no t defeated . Fro m he r pocke t i n th e wall , sh e operate s defensivel y fro m earl y t o late . A cus tomer' s foo t i s impale d i n he r clutch , th e toe s carefull y poultice d s o tha t the y don' t touch . Ther e i s th e strenuou s le g massage , th e religiou s sol e scraping . Th e pedicure , a t Ofelia' s i s a deadl y seriou s busines s comprisin g th e bes t par t o f a wel l spen t hour . A venturesom e Angl o lad y rushe s in . "Coul d yo u pleas e sni p m y hai r i n back ? I wor k jus t her e a t Truma n Schoo l an d thi s i s m y lunc h break . I t won' t tak e yo u a minute. " THI S LAD Y HA S go t hol d o f th e wron g en d o f th e stick . Ofeli a come s ou t lik e a bul l fighter . Ofeli a i s fille d wit h pure , absolute , invers e snobbishness . Thi s wa y o f arriva l i s agains t Ofelia' s orde r o f things . Th e ai r ring s wit h com plaint , Ofelia's . Finally , afte r a ter ribl e encounter , Ofeli a give s i n wit h a Fast Delivery Early and Late FEATURING NORTHEASTERN STYLE SANDWICHES Mon • Thurs 10 am • 12 Midnite Fri Sat 10 am -1:00 till? HAVING A WHALE OF A TIME. WISH YOU WERE HERE. We now have whole wheat bread! SANDWIC H SHO P 60 1 DUVA L # 3 INHAL E X ROSIF/ S ON goo d use d ffgantitm*e quick , sweet , small , sou r smile . Th e interlud e has , somehow , heartene d her . I contentedl y wiggl e m y foo t i n it s war m bat h an d regar d Ofeli a affectionately . YO U SEE , I a m saf e an d snug , on e o f Ofelia' s chose n ones , havin g pai d inter mitten t pedicur e visit s t o he r fo r up ward s o f te n years . Now , i f yo u mea n t o see k ou t Cuba' s gif t t o Ke y West , t o giv e yoursel f thi s experience , I hardl y kno w ho w t o advis e yo u upo n th e approach . I f yo u ar e bris k an d sure , confiden t an d smarty , sh e wil l tak e agains t you . An d i f sh e take s agains t you, ' yo u ma y a s wel l thro w i n th e sponge . Ofeli a i s no t defeated . WOME N O F AL L AGE S an d walk s o f Ke y Wes t lif e wil l fin d somethin g o f persona l interes t a t th e Women' s Center , 60 2 Duval . Pa t Bonner , newl y appointe d director , i s a n organizationa l live-wir e who' s quickl y puttin g togethe r a comprehensiv e packag e tha t help s wome n wher e the y nee d hel p most: a t work , a t home , a t loos e ends , a t odds...an d sometimes , a t th e en d o f thei r rope . O f specia l not e i s Wome n i n Transitio n Service s (WITS) , a n ongoin g progra m i n it s infancy , fo r wome n tryin g t o cop e wit h an y kin d o f hassl e b e i t battering , death , divorce , money,—Lega l problem s o r whatever . A serie s o f mini-seminar s o n women' s is sue s i s als o slate d fo r May . Go t a prob lem ? Go t a question ? Wan t t o ge t in volved ? G o t o th e sourc e an d ge t straigh t answers , immediat e hel p an d confidentia l advice . Thi s grou p i s no t a garde n party . They'r e her e t o help . Fo r information , cal l 296-6211 . I f yo u thin k yo u nee d it , d o i t righ t now . RES T BEAC H ACQUISITIO N POSSIBL E I N A SURPRIS E developmen t las t week , Mayo r Charle s (Sonny ) McCo y dis close d tha t th e Burea u o f Outdoo r Re creatio n (BOOR ) o f th e U.S . Interio r Departmen t ha d notifie d hi m tha t chance s fo r fundin g th e purchas e o f Res t Beac h acros s fro m th e Indigenou s Par k wer e quit e favorable . BOO R con sidere d tha t acces s t o th e beac h wa s a natura l par t o f th e par k project . Th e lan d involve d comprise s abou t 60 0 fron t fee t o n th e ocea n alon g Atlanti c Boulevard , betwee n Whit e Stree t Pie r an d th e townhouse s buil t b y Car l Rongo , Inc. , tw o year s ago . Titl e t o th e propert y i s present « l y veste d i n Norma n Artma n an d hi s wife . Artma n ha d previousl y sol d abou t 85 0 fee t o f thi s lan d t o th e Rong o Corporatio n unde r a conditiona l sale s contrac t fo r a tota l pric e o f $250,000 . Ultimately , Rong o acquire d titl e t o fou r parcel s o f th e strip , paying . Art ma n $9.0,00 0 fo r th e 12 5 fee t o f front ag e involved . However , whe n Rongo , Inc. , wa s stoppe d fro m furthe r build in g b y cour t order , th e balanc e o f th e beac h stri p reverte d t o Artman . Re cently , Norma n Artma n i s reporte d t o hav e execute d a ne w sale s agreemen t t o Davi d Wolkowski , forme r Pie r Hous e ' owner , fo r a n undisclose d amount . I n ligh t o f th e ne w developmen t fo r possibl e Cit y purchase , Wolkowsk i ha s bee n sounde d ou t o n possibl e with drawa l fro m hi s dea l wit h Artman . Artma n i s reporte d favorabl e t o a dea l wit h th e Cit y fo r " a fai r price. " Wolkowsk i promise d t o conside r th e matter . , Th e Mayo r i s t o b e commende d fo r hi s effort s i n bringin g thi s about . extraterrestria l clothin g 41 5 green e st . T M 294-680 1 FATtlXI O •P>AH « Southernmos t inventor , designer , jeweler , clockmaker , mastereraftman , spac e organizer , photographer , philosophe r an d artist . Insid e L a Luna . Fo r th e tim e being . 41 5 Green e St . 294-680 1 QcOU ...a t th e bnl y Ke y Wes t restauran t whos e gourme t dinin g has-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 , Holiday . Magazine , an d Bette r Home s & Gardens , Breakfast , lunc h an d dinne r daily . Sunda y brunc h \2 noo n t o 3 pm . 5 Duva l Stree t • Hote l (305 ) 294-954 1 • Restauran t (305 ) 294-469 1

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marvi n paige . prop . 90 0 duva l stree t gingerbrea d squar e ke f wes t 33040* ^ 305-296-§55 8 ope n lunc h 424 dinne r & suppe r 7 2 a m k al l nigh t fr i & sa t BEGSt * Me me e u OO i ^ Sea . ~ee "-e 't few The Serene red Tropical island rs As The Indians 4 C ' ' « ?* -<•> « Vatura!:$i. "CUHE S S2QQ C pe r person ' '"*NCES & LUNC H N f O P WfQ N WRIT E CT .E^fc' . FL A 3304 3 CAL L 305-872-262 0 Outle t > » \ A< ; . u» : \ t Y :u c t note s an d an t s o dote s b y Doroth y Ray-me r THI S I S TH E firs t par t o f a serie s coverin g th e grotesqu e stor y o f Kar l Tanzler , alia s Coun t Vo n Cosel , a German-bor n pseudo-scientis t wh o kep t th e corps e o f a youn g Ke y Wes t gir l fo r nearl y nin e year s a s hi s beloved . Score s o f version s o f th e macabr e tal e hav e appeare d i n print . I no t onl y rea d al l th e materia l I coul d fin d concern in g th e subjec t ove r a perio d o f severa l years , bu t I person all y interviewe d loca l peopl e wh o ha d first-han d informatio n abou t th e case , on e o f th e mos t bizarr e i n th e annal s o f Ke y Wes t an d al l th e world . INSTEA D O F A standar d approac h t o th e weir d episode , I hav e a curiou s side ligh t t o present . I n th e summe r o f 1956 , I ha d a strang e an d somewha t humorou s experienc e a t th e no w extinc t Dru m ba r o n Truma n Avenue . Th e Dru m wa s a mecc a fo r bolit a a s wel l a s a popula r neighborhoo d drink in g hangout . Th e nigh t custodia n o f th e ba r wa s a n ex-Arm y majo r an d a frien d o f mine . | k Ofte n I spen t th e evenin g a t th e Drum , gk ^ waitin g fo r hi m t o finis h th e lat e shif t ~ ™ aroun d 2 a.m . befor e goin g ou t t o hav e Von c " 0SeZ * * n a a lat e snac k wit h him . viously unpublished •1930's snapshot. THER E WASN' T MUC H t o occup y th e waitin g perio d excep t t o exchang e tow n gossi p wit h th e regula r habitues , pla y indoo r shuf f leboard , an d observ e som e o f th e character s wh o ha d a n establishe d bea t a t th e Drum . Mos t o f th e customer s wer e Conchs . Som e o f th e patron s wer e oddballs , includin g a youngis h vetera n o f th e Korea n War . H e sa t a t th e ba r consumin g bee r an d carryin g o n a continuou s one-wa y conversatio n wit h a n imaginar y companion . H e wagge d hi s close-shave n hea d constantl y whil e h e argue d vigorousl y wit h hi s invisibl e partner . I finall y mad e ou t tha t h e wa s talkin g abou t baseball . A s islan d vernacula r ha s it , "yo u bette r believ e it, " h e reall y kne w th e game , th e majo r play er s o f th e pas t decad e an d accuratel y recite d score s o f th e majo r an d mino r teams . Bu t h e converse d onl y wit h a "littl e ma n wh o wasn' t there. " TH E SHUFFLEBOAR D ENTHUSIAST S offere d bette r communication . Tw o ol d duffer s wh o playe d fo r round s o f bee r conducte d a n endles s tournament . Bot h th e venerabl e contestant s wer e i n thei r lat e sixtie s o r earl y seventies . Bot h wer e skille d gamesters , an d bot h wor e gra y fel t hat s jamme d dow n ove r thei r brows , possibl y th e bette r t o sigh t alon g th e ligh t gameboard . * n Z y ?° Ve d Wlt h creak v coordination , bu t the y coul d bea t ai l th e othe r players , an d s o ther e wer e fe w challengers . Th e pai r usuall y ende d confrontin g eac h other . THA T PARTICULA R HO T evenin g a t th e Drum , t h b y th e lose r , winner' s drink , supposedl y pai d fo r aroun d here . bu t h e see i "Mayb e yo u TH E C I pu t th e mo i I 1 1 giv e yo u a goo d a lon g time. " Thi s a barrag e <2on ' t hav< a t hi s a m t o m e a t th e bi g thu s e nsue d th e ago . " -ac k i n snufrle ^ Champ ee " o n ^uffleboar d playe r Tc n 7™**°*?* md ° f f T o Buffalo, " some^tirs^Vadl Y "" * ^ ^ ly ; " Tel 1 ^ wl -t . *> » W \^.? la ? a six -^m e match . . Ain' t playe d wit h a woma n i n ° f f n e can' t scor e Afterward , h e sa t nex t o f beer , an d " I gott a stor y fo r usua l writer' s plague , wha t d o yo u cal l — '{ use d t o b e a whol e pas s meetin g places . One^is^i n Ne w Orleans , on e i s i n Havana , Cuba . Th e thir d chose n plac e . i s righ t her e i n Ke y West ! Stil l is . Tha t nutt y bunc h pic k cemeterie s lik e our s becaus e there' n plent y o f above-groun d grave s an d walk-i n vaults. " TH E SPEAKE R PAUSE D fo r attention , an d h e go t it . H e ' sur veye d th e spellboun d audience , the n mad e a final , dramati c pronouncement . "Yo u al l woul d b e surprise d i f yo u kne w ho w man y peopl e aroun d her e go t key s t o buria l crypt s an d al l the m vault s i n th e cemetery. " Afte r thi s stunnin g revelation , th e ancien t champio n lef t hi s ba r stoo l an d staggere d of f int o th e night . THER E WA S A complet e silenc e o f shocke d disbelie f fo r a momen t afte r h e exited . The n I venture d t o ask , "Wh o i s tha t cadaverous-lookin g man? " M y Arm y frien d chuckled . "Cadaverou s i s a n appropriat e word, " h e noted . "Tha t ma n i s a retire d sexto n o f th e Cit y Cemetery. " • A MUC H THUMBE D pul p magazin e wa s retrieve d fro m a shel f an d passe d around . I t containe d a stor y calle d "Lov e Beyon d th e Grave. " I ha d rea d th e issu e before ; i t wa s on e o f th e dozen s o f re-hashe d revelation s o n th e Tanzler-Vo n Cose l legend , riddle d a s i t wa s wit h inaccurac y an d exaggeratio n abou t th e romanti c tale , th e basi c them e wa s true. . A flurr y o f opinion s concentratin g o n Vo n Cose l enlivene d th e conversationa l gamu t fo r a n hour . Som e o f th e participant s wer e i n aw e o f Vo n Cose l an d though t o f hi m a s a warpe d geniu s an d genuin e scientist . Others. , bette r informed , recognize d hi m fo r wha t h e was , a n insanel y obsesse d an d flagran t devote e o f necrophilia , a love r o f th e dead . An d a few , mostl y women , though t o f hi m a s a romanti c mystic . Nex t day , I reviewe d m y collectio n o f interview s an d dat a an d bega n organizin g stor y material . Her e ar e introductor y details : KAR L TANZLER , wh o bestowe d th e titl e o f "Count " an d "Doctor " o n himsel f withou t officia l sanction , wa s bor n i n German y abou t 186 9 o f poo r parents . H e ha d onl y rudimentar y education , bu t h e wa s intelligen t an d ha d a marke d penchan t fo r offbea t learning . H e becam e a goo d mechani c an d develope d inventiveness . H e worke d hi s wa y aroun d German y ari d int o Austria , wher e h e picke d u p som e knowledg e o f music , includin g ho w t o pla y an d construc t pip e organs . H e wen t o n t o trave l i n Italy , absorbin g mor e cultura l subjects . I n Egypt , hi s fertil e min d becam e fascinate d b y technique s i n mummification . I N HI S HOMELAN D o f Germany , durin g Worl d Wa r I , Vo n Cose l serve d wit h th e governmen t a t bas e hospital s a s assistan t t o earl y plasti c surgeons , seekin g t o restor e th e damage d bone s an d face s o f th e wounded , burne d aviator s an d othe r disfigure d militar y men . Late r h e sojourne d i n Englan d the n migrate d t o Cuba . Pro m there , sometim e i n th e lat e 1920' s o r earl y 1930' s (th e exac t dat e i s unestablished ) th e travele r cam e t o Ke y West . H E HA D LEARNE D radiolog y an d go t a jo b a s X-ra y technicia n a t th e ol d Marin e Hospital , whic h late r became , th e Nava l Statio n Dispensary . Physically , Vo n Cose l fitte d th e conceptio n o f a distin guishe d ma n o f science . H e wa s rathe r smal l i n buil d bu t car rie d himsel f wit h dignit y an d Ol d Worl d courtesy . H e wor e "doctorish " whit e suit s mos t o f th e time , althoug h h e occasion all y donne d suit s o f blac k alpaca . Ou t a t hi s "mansion " — o n Plagle r i n th e are a the n know n a s Butcher' s Pen , so-calle d be caus e ther e ha d bee n a slaughterhous e o n th e sit e — h e wor e open-throate d shirt s an d whit e shorts . H e ha d a pointe d imperia J beard . VO N COSE L WA S 6 2 year s o f ag e whe n Elen a wa s admitte d t o th e Marin e Hospita l fo r examinatio n o f he r lung s o n Octobe r 25 , 1931 . Elen a Mesa , ne e Hoyo , wa s bor n Jul y 31 , 1909 . Befor e th e ravishe s o f tuberculosi s ha d mad e inroads , sh e wa s a rea l beaut y an d i n he r teen s wa s muc h photographed . Pianis t Johnn y Pritchar d ha d man y o f th e photo s befor e an d afte r Elena' s marriag e t o Loui s Mesa , Februar y 18 , 1926 . Eightee n month s afte r th e wed din g whe n th e gir l wa s onl y 19 , sh e ha d becom e a termina l patien t afflicte d wit h tuberculosis . Sh e ha d suffere d a pre matur e childbirt h an d returne d t o th e Hoy o famil y afte r sepa ratio n fro m Mesa . ELEN A ,WA S STIL L lovely , wit h grea t dar k eyes , lon g luxurian t blac k curls , classi c Lati n features , an d a sli m figure . Th e agin g Vo n Cose l wa s smitte n wit h he r look s an d charm . Beside s takin g th e necessar y X-rays , h e offere d t o tr y t o cur e he r sicknes s wit h method s o f hi s ow n devising . Treatmen t wa s carrie d o n a t he r hom e an d include d a bette r diet , no t onl y fo r th e patheti c victi m o f lun g disease , bu t fo r th e .entir e impoverishe d family . Vo n Cose l wa s abl e t o ai d financiall y because , i n additio n t o hi s regula r hospita l salary , h e receive d monthl y check s fro m th e Germa n government , a pen , sio n fo r hi s wor k wit h Germa n hospital s durin g Worl d Wa r I . Thi s extr a hel p wa s indee d a savin g on e fo r Elena' s rela tives . Remembe r tha t Ke y Wes t wa s dee p i n th e throe s o f th e Grea t Depressio n al l throug h th e 1930's . T o complicat e th e situation , othe r member s o f th e girl' s famil y als o showe d de velopmen t o f tuberculosis . continued on page 24 20 8 D U VA L CUSTO M SANDAL S MAD E I N ON E DA Y Jihe place to dine fol lovels of fine food Winnei 5:30 to 11:00 3t1.no Jl, 3\oosevelt ivlva. 294-554 / Th e fines t selectio n o f tabl e an d floo r lamps , trac k lighting , ceilin g fixtures , yar d lighting , outdoo r fixture s & chandelier s i n th e Florid a Keys . LIGHTIN G Searstow n 294-791 6

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Marine Z&& MaAmt Wmmtc BI G GEORG E IS © LB . lUKTU e Birthda y Part y Apri l 22 , 197 9 13 6 YEAR S OL D f S 0 Westray editoria l i O.v'MONDAY , Marc h 12 , 1979 , i n a : ssecia l meeting , th e Cit y Commissioner s ! c.'f the City of'Key Wes t adopte d Resolu • t.io n 79-37 , a resolutio n requestin g I fir.arsia l ccrpensatio n (fro m th e stat e : legislature } t o eac h hom e owne r an d : rante r i n th e Cit y o f Ke y Wes t fo r in : flatianar y cos t o f housin g an d propert y ? assessment s aggravate d b y th e designatio n ; "Are a cl Critica l Stat e Concern " (ACSC) , TH S RESOLUTIO N wa s patentl y intende d a s a n emotiona l sla p a t th e judgmen t o f th e Join t Selec t Committe e o f th e Florid a Legislatur e o n ACSC , whic h ha s recentl y spen t lon g hour s studyin g th e effect s o f ACS C over'th e fou r year s th e designatio n ha s bee n effectiv e fo r th e Florid a Keys . Afte r holdin g publi c hearing s i n Monro e Ccunt y an d Tallahassee , listenin g t o argument s fo r an d agains t fro m Key s citi zen s ar. d others , afte r weighin g al l avail abl e evidence , th e Join t Selec t Committe e reconnende d to th e legislatur e th e contin uatio n o f Critica l Concer n fo r al l th e Florid a Key s includin g Ke y West . Ke y Wes t Resolutio n 79-3 7 i s a n emo tiona l resolutio n whic h use s th e languag e o f th e "spoilers " t o blam e Critica l Con cer n fo r al l th e problem s o f Ke y West , whil e completel y ignorin g al l th e tremen dou s benefit s tha t hav e accrue d t o th e citizen s o f th e Florid a Keys , includin g Ke y West , a s a resul t o f th e focu s o f attentio n brough t abou t throug h th e de signation . TH E WRITER , wit h other proponents , wa s presen t i n Tallahasse e o n Apri l 15 , 1975 , whe n th e stat e cabine t conducte d it s fina l publi c hearin g o n Critica l Concern , and , afte r length y testimon y pr o an d con , vote d overwhelmingl y t o designat e th e Florid a Key s a s ACSC . Followin g tha t vote , Governo r Reubi n Aske w praise d th e sound ness o f th e decisio n an d mad e a solem n promis e t o th e hundred s attendin g th e hearing , tha t h e woul d us e ever y possibl e officia l an d persona l influenc e t o assis t th e Florid a Key s i n solvin g th e man y prob WN G QUEE N CRU/SE S Than k you . Ke y Wes t Se e yo u nex t Decembe r lem s facin g them. . Th e statutor y justificatio n fo r de signatin g th e Florid a Key s a s ACS C i s tf e the y contai n certai n environmental , historical , natura l o r archaeologica l re source s o f regiona l o r statewid e impor tance . Th e primar y purpos e of ' thi s de signatio n i s t o insur e adoptio n o f adequ i lan d developmen t regulation s fo r th e are s concerned . However , th e interes t an d promise s o f th e Governo r an d othe r cabin * ^f r fo^ PreSSe d a t"th e fina l hearin g i t Apri l 197 5 se t th e stag e fo r a mor e I litera l an d muc h broade r rang e o f benefits ! an d assistance . Thes e rang e fro m al l BW I ne r o f technica l an d professiona l advice , I an d survey s t o a n activ e rol e i n materia l an d financia l hel p fro a ""» = sources . man v D1PF1CUL T t o tabulat e ar e th e U » becaus e o f cos t o f ne w th e ne w Srl d millio n i n g ° ncer n Of l fo r th e anothe r ^skew' s effort s I t o fun d th e section s o r anothe r $2 6 low-interes t loa n Administratio n t o pipeline . Th e rathe $5 3 millio n Farme r ' s Hom e v th e res t o f th e \ Ke y Wes t ha s bee n : THEDEC K Fres h Quich e DaU y Fres h Shrim p Dail y Escargot s Ke y Lim e Tar t Plu s regula r menu s fo r lunc h OPE N 11:30-4:0 0 Moaday . Saturda y (Close d Sunday ) vu * NOW ! Wed nesda y ~ Saturda y Night s 6:3 0 -10:3 0 ligh t Dinne r PH . 294-767 7 highl y successfu l i n securin g man y smal l grant s an d matchin g fund s fro m variou s federa l an d stat e agencie s fo r numerous " worthwhil e publi c work s projects . Th e favorabl e consideratio n tha t th e cit y ha s received , w e ar e convinced , ha s bee n a direc t resul t o f th e "mos t favored " positio n th e cit y ha s enjoye d unde r Critica l Concern . , WHE N LOCA L GOVERNMEN T PERMIT S SPOILIN G O F NATURA L RESOURCE S FO R TH E ECONOMI C BENEFI T O F A FAVORE D FEW , WHE N SENIO R LOCA L OFFICIAL S HAV E A MISGUIDE D CONCEP T O F "HIGH ES T AN D BES T USE/ ' WHE N A PHILOSOPH Y O F "BIGGE R I S BETTER " AN D "MOR E BUILDIN G MEAN S LES S TAXES " PREVAILS , WHE N A PERSO N O F QUESTIONABL E INTEGRIT Y I S PLACE D I N A POSITIO N O F TRUS T AN D AUTHORIT Y AN D THE N IGNORE S ZONIN G REGULATION S AN D PROCEDURES , WHE N CITIZE N COMPLAINT S T O CORREC T ABUSE S AR E SCOFFE D AT , WHE N STATE-WID E GUIDLINE S AR E IGNORE D O R GIVE N LI P SERVICE , . THE N I T BECOME S NECESSAR Y FO R LOCA L CITIZEN S T O PETITIO N HIGHE R GOVERNMEN T T O PROTEC T THE M FRO M TH E CAPRICIOUSNES S O F LOCA L GOVERNMENT . W E SHAR E wit h mos t thinkin g citizen s th e concep t tha t loca l governmen t an d official s ar e potentiall y fa r mor e respon siv e t o loca l problem s tha n regiona l o r stat e government " could " be" . " However , whe n loca l governmen t permit s spoilin g o f TH E FUL L MOO N SALOO N AN D LUNC H ROO M natura l resource s fo r th e economi c benefi t o f a favore d few , whe n senio r loca l of -ficxal s have a misguide d conGep t o f "high es t an d bes t use, " whe n a philosoph y o f "bigge r i s better " an d "mor e buildin g mean s les s taxes, " prevails , whe n a perso n o f questionabl e integrit y i s place d i n a positio n o f trus t an d authorit y an d the n ignore s zonin g regulation s an d procedures , whe n citizen , complaint s t o correc t abuse s ar e scoffe d at , whe n state-wid e guideline s ar e ignore d o r give n li p service , the n i t become s necessar y fo r loca l citizen s t o petitio n highe r governmen t t o protec t the m fro m th e capriciousnes s o f loca l government . I T I S IMPORTAN T fo r th e Cit y Commis sioner s t o remembe r tha t th e designatio n o f Are a o f Critica l Stat e Concer n wa s no t jus t impose d o n th e cit y b y a remot e ex ecutiv e grou p i n Tallahassee . Critica l Stat e Concer n wa s adopte d becaus e a " larg e grou p o f loca l citizen s petitione d fo r it , an d man y a t thei r ow n expens e travele d t o Tallahasse e o n Apri l 15 , 1975 , wher e the y stoo d o n a platfor m befor e th e seve n to p executive s o f th e Stat e o f Florid a an d mad e presentation s an d answere d question s an d prevaile d upo n th e Cabine t t o declar e Critica l Concer n t o protec t loca l citizen s fro m th e influence s th e "spoilers " wer e havin g o n loca l government . No t on e Cit y Commissione r wa s presen t i n Tallahasse e whe n tha t decisio n wa s mad e o n Apri l 19 , 1975 . Agai n o n Februar y 1 , 1979 , loca l citizen s stoo d i n th e Maratho n Courthous e befor e th e Join t Selec t Committe e o f th e Florid a Legislatur e o n Critica l Concern , an d gav e argument s fo r retainin g th e Critica l Concer n designatio n unti l loca l governmen t ha s mor e conclusivel y demon strate d it s wil l t o conduc t soun d lan d us e an d environmenta l protectio n planning . No t on e Cit y Commissione r wa s presen t o n Februar y 1 , 1979 . A cit y administrativ e assistan t rea d a cit y resolutio n t o th e selec t bod y askin g t o remov e Ke y Wes t fro m ACSC . I N 197 5 th e Florid a Legislatur e pas se d th e Loca l Governmen t Comprehensiv e Plannin g Ac t o f 1975 , whic h becam e par t PRESENT S 892 X O F VIXAt , SIGN S origina l comed y directe d b y midnight , Apri l 6 & 7 11p.m . Apri l 8 CRhfcM h STttL T 294-500 1 THLATRf c bo x offic e NE W THEATR E WE5 T EN D O F SOUTHAR D ST . OU y DllVa l 1 1 CHRISTIA N SCIENC E A churc h servic e ful l o f stirrin g ne w ideas . (An d warm , friendl y people. ) A Sunda y Schoo l a plac e t o gro w A Readin g Roo m ful l o f revolutionar y ne w ideas . (An d helpful , encouragin g books. ) An d a Wednesda y testimon y meetin g wher e th e healin g powe r o f thes e new-ol d Idea s i s told , an d peopl e ca n giv e thei r thank s t o God . No w tha t we'v e Introduce d ourselve s we' d lov e t o hav e yo u com e an d shar e wit h u s .. . an y tim e yo u can . Firs t Churc h o f Christ , Scientis t 32 7 Elizabet h St . Sundta 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 and " Holiday s 12:0 0 noo n t o 4:0 0 p.m . Al l ar e welcom e OPE N FO R DINNE R Monda y Sunda y 6:0 0 • 11:0 0

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A STUDI O AN D GALLER Y 41 8 SMIT H LAN E SUPPOR T YOU R LOCA L ARTIST S AN D CRAFTSPEOPL E o f Chapte r 16 3 Florid a Statutes . Thi s ac t require d loca l government s counties / municipalitie s an d combine d politica l en tities -----~Jio develo p . . an d --adnp.t^comprehen siv e plan s fo r th e orderl y developmen t an d protectio n o f loca l areas . Citizen s involve d wit h Critica l Concer n fel t thi s ne w ac t woul d d o awa y wit h th e nee d fo r Critica l Concern . Monro e Count y ha s move d steadil y ahea d t o develo p a comprehensiv e pla n ove r a three-yea r period , an d finally , afte r man y publi c hearings , workshops , revision s an d compromises , adopte d th e firs t an d basi c elemen t o f th e Maste r Lan d Us e Pla n i n Januar y 1979 . Th e Cit y o f Ke y Wes t ha d ignore d thi s Ac t (F.S . 163.3161 , etc. ) fo r fou r year s unti l Marc h 1979 . Th e Selec t Join t Com mittee" , i n recommendin g tha t Ke y Wes t b e continue d unde r Critica l Concern , note d tha t Ke y Wes t ha s ignore d th e 197 5 Plan nin g Act . Mayo r Sonn y McCo y responde d i n a las t minut e effor t b y verball y assignin g a dedicate d bu t unequippe d cit y staf f as sistan t th e tas k o f writin g a n "update " t o th e ol d 196 8 Mil o Smit h Plan . Thi s hastil y appointe d a d ho c "cit y planner, " assigne d t o rewrit e th e two-volum e Mil o Smit h Pla n i n abou t fiv e days , wa s no t eve n tol d an d wa s no t awar e (throug h n o faul t o f hi s own ) tha t th e Plannin g Ac t provision s o f F.S . 16 3 existed . Originally , a cit y hal l spokesma n tol d loca l new s medi a tha t th e revise d pla n woul d b e adopte d i n tw o reading s o n March'1 9 an d Apri l 2 . However , o n Marc h 16 , 1979 , a publi c notic e appeare d i n th e loca l pres s announcin g tha t th e Cit y woul d conduc t a Publi c Hearin g o n Apri l 2 , 1979 , i n Commissio n Chamber s t o re ceiv e citize n inpu t o n a n "updated " Com prehensiv e Lan d Us e Pla n fo r th e City . A s o f Marc h 26 , 1979 , portion s o f th e "updated " pla n wer e bein g mad e availabl e fo r publi c revie w o n a piecemea l basis . I T I S FARCICA L the n fo r th e Cit y t o adop t Resolutio n 793 7 (askin g reimburse men t fo r allege d ACS C losses) , whic h in sult s th e intelliasnn e o f ou r Florid a Legislature . Th e Cit y ha d bette r se t it sel f th e tas k o f properl y developing , administerin g an d protectin g it s ow n re .s.Qiir_css_and._ . growt h in.. . a.. . .seriou s _ _ fashion . Th e Cit y ha d bette r hee d th e frustration s an d lac k o f confidenc e o f it s citizen s expresse d b y th e ove r 300 0 petitioner s wh o signe d Larr y Gomez ' petitio n t o abolis h th e Cit y o f Ke y West . Thi s frus tratio n wil l no t b e relieve d unti l th e Cit y Commissio n relieve s i t throug h im prove d an d mor e responsiv e management . i fin e food s an d deficacie s 111 4 Duva l Stree t Telephon e (305 ) 294-977 3 NO W UNDE R NE W OWNERSHI P Offering: A complete line of fine meats, cheeses,, delicacies, and imported wines and beers Catering: hors d'oeuvres and complete dinners Luncheon and Continental Breakfast Delivery available Hours: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday thu Saturday Sunday Brunch There has been much spirited activity at the Congregational Church on William Street since a new minister arrived. Painters have been working freshening up the church buildings for several weeks now. Church member Clyde Stickney, former Postmaster of Key West, has been especially busy helping with the painting and the planting of shrubs. It's nice to see the church looking so good again. b y Ra y Daniel s DARNE D MEA N O F ou r neighbor s t o put . u p tha t tal l soli d fence , no t t o mentio n thei r choppin g dow n tha t bi g shad e tree . Th e shad e wa s okay, , bu t thos e beautifu l soursop s — wher e ar e w e goin g t o fin d mor e fo r sourso p ic e cream ? Whe n I aske d th e ne w folk s wh y the y cu t th e tre e an d yanke d ou t th e alo e an d baham a lilies , the y said , "W e d o no t nee d th e mess , an d afte r al l i t i s ou r prop erty. " T O A CONCH , thes e act s ar e usuall y a declaratio n o f war . Sudde n appearance s o f inspector s fo r mino r infractions , smal l irritatin g act s o f juvenil e van dalism , seldo m findin g a parkin g space , an d socia l ostracis m ar e a fe w o f th e thing s tha t usuall y happen . I n ol d Ke y West , .(pre-1960 ) a.non nativ e wh o move d her e wa s generall y .referre d t o a s th e ne w ma n o n th e block , o r th e ma n wh o bough t s o an d so' s house . M y fathe r firs t cam e t o Ke y Wes t i n 1929 , late r marrie d a loca l Conch , an d wa s thereafte r referre d t o a s L a Dorn a Saunders 1 husband . I t wa s wel l int o th e 1950' s befor e Da d becam e Mr . Daniels . Her e ar e a fe w informa l hint s t o be comin g a goo d neighbor : 1 ) Remembe r ope n spac e i n Ke y Wes t i s a t a premium , s o perhap s a hedg e o r grou p o f shrub s woul d b e bette r fo r bot h yo u an d you r neighbors . 2 ) Se e wha t impac t cuttin g th e tree s wil l hav e o n th e neighbors . Chec k an d se e i f the y ar e scarc e o r jus t nuisanc e trees . As k th e neighbor s i f the y wan t an y plant s yo u ma y no t want . 3 ) Introduc e yourselve s immediatel y t o th e neighbor s afte r purchas e o f you r ne w home . As k the m abou t thei r interest s an d offe r the m an y exces s fruit s you r tree s ma y bear . Afte r all , wouldn' t homemad e sourso p o r sapodill a ic e crea m tast e grea t o n ho t days ? Usuall y th e neighbor s hav e frui t tree s too , an d yo u wil l fin d yoursel f wit h Ke y limes , sou r oranges , tamarinds , guavas , dates , bananas , Spanis h lime s o r othe r islan d fruits . 4 ) Rappor t wit h th e neighbor s include s a housewarmin g an d alway s offer s o f tennis , golf , fishing , o r perhap s a n invitatio n t o pla y dominoes . 5 ) Conch s loo k afte r eac h other , es peciall y durin g emergencie s an d ba d times . A neighborhoo d band s togethe r t o kee p ou t transients , thieves , an d troublemakers . Securit y come s wit h friendship . Sure.yo u los e privacy. , bu t bein g a n isolationis t mean s you r neigh bor s won' t pa y attentio n t o a strange r i n you r yard , the y won' t involv e them selve s n o matte r ho w muc h yo u ar e strug gling , an d mos t o f all , the y won' t shar e thei r secre t recipe s o r fishin g spots . I F YO U THIN K a tal l wall , ai r condi tioners , privac y screen s an d suc h wil l guarante e privacy , the n yo u ar e sadl y mistaken . A n ol d sayin g her e i n Ke y Wes t wa s tha t i f someon e sneeze s o n Duva l Street , anothe r wil l say , "Go d bles s you " o n Whit e Street . Remember , al l o f u s her e i n Ke y Wes t woul d lik e t o b e you r friends . Jus t le t u s kno w yo u nee d one . Polynesian Cuisin e an d Ru m Concoction s i n a Tropica l Islan d Atmospher e 294-691 2 U.S . 1 a t Garriso n Bigh t TH E BUL L BA R TH E an d WHISTL E BALLROO M Th e Bes t Liv e Entertainmen t 7 Day s an d night s a wee k Downstair s 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 Vermout h Cassi s 1-7 5 Blan c Cassi s 1-7 5 Sangri a 1.7 5 Swee t o r Dr y Vermout h 1.7 5 Por t 1.7 5 Crea m o r Dr y Sherr y 1-7 5 Champagn e Cocktai l 3.0 0 Dubonne t (Re d o r Blonde ) 1.7 5 Lillet t 2.0 0 Mimos a 3.0 0 Grenach e Ros e 6.0 0 & 3.5 0 Chabli s 6.0 0 & 3.5 0 Burgund y 6.0 0 & 3.5 0 Win e b y th e Glas s ! ; . . . 1.2 5 OL D TOW N SQUAR E OPE N FO R DINNE R 6-1 1 CLOSE D FO R LUNC H SATURDA Y 294-67O 7 42 5 FRON T ST . KE Y WEST , FLA . CLASSICAL COOKING BEER & WINE HeineUe n (Ligh t o r Dark ) 1-5 0 Bas s Al e 1-7 5 St . Paul i Girl . 1-5 0 Michelo b Lit e 1-2 5 Michelo b o n Ta p . . 1-0 0 orpm cj-toios s Perrie r Wate r ->• • • -9 5 Coffee , Ho t o r Col d , . 7 5 Tea , Ho t o r Col d 7 5 Appl e Juic e 7 5 Sof t Drink s :...' , 7 5 Mil k 5 0 Espress o 1.0 0 Caf e co n Lech e 1.5 0 SjTLJTD S Nigois e 4.2 5 Avocad o Stuffe d wit h Shrim p 4.5 0 Bir d o f Paradis e (wit h Fres h Fruit , Cottag e Chees e o r Yogurt ) 3.7 5 Seafoo d Sala d 4.9 5 Stuffe d Tomat o (wit h Tun a Salad ) 3.5 0 (wit h Shrim p Salad ) 4.9 5 Avocado , Tomat o an d Onio n 2.7 5 A l a Cart e Sala d 1.2 5 SfTMPWtCJIE S Tun a Sala d 2.5 0 Reube n (Ope n face ) 3.5 0 Shrim p Sala d 4.0 0 Finge r Stea k (Sirloi n o n Garli c Bread ) 4.9 5 Grille d Cheese , Tomat o & Canadia n Baco n (Ope n face).. . 2.7 5 Hamburge r 2.7 5 Cheeseburge r 3.0 0 Egg s Benedic t • • • 4.2 5 Fis h o f th e Da y 4.2 5 Platte r o f th e Da y Conc h Stea k 3.9 5 Ston e Crab s 5.9 5 soups Conc h Chowde r 2:0 0 Sou p o f th e Da y 2.0 0 Mushroo m & Mozzarell a 3.2 5 Crea m Chees e & ScalJion s 3.2 5 Omelett e o f th e Da y 3.2 5 Ponichartrai n Pi e , 2.7 5 Desser t o f th e Da y Ke y Lim e Pi e 1-7 5 Ic e Crea m (Chocolat e Sauc e 5< K extra ) 1-2 5

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H t 4 f KH.lirfSIM.ft W * -Wt o * ** « rat IH E NEWES T Ai i mus t . : on d : fc * rscc'esente d elsewher e I n f d : " ^c^fee^ra / Di'gesf , i'mim |t4 t WAISTS LMjr/ITK D HAVAX A J BA Y O F GIG S < • t o p i'u t " 4 . -.'"it " o f "xtiC S •we «** > J 1 w T trerer. ' ,vrjfei ; Railroa d • _I i bc^r d a r j -ravv l th e ,.*r.-.-., t gittir. g ra. I ferr y eleve n liar s later , • " c.'U t e spen t j^-jlinj , shcp j . Aftt r th e • c.nsn c slumps , e wa s established , J I ne t onl y tak e t liis o th e car . . * jvan a relation s u.-i l ferr y servic e r •.r.ir., ' politica l ir . ar. i U.S . I9£l , marke d th e '•:*•. Cuba , caus .•:rs"^rcia l air -• z ) Cuba , .-:-> • 20G O ;r t ; r 22 , 1962 , »j £ tna n w e ha d .' t te.ar. e th e Ke y P!az a UMDBtNEWOWNEISHf P 296-691 2 U S Fli W TH I Plu s ou r ful l lin e o f colorfu l varietie s o f bird s an d fis h We do dog and cat grooming Store 7 ' 1952 , carrie d a repor t o f th e overnigh t constructio n o f a n FA A contro l towe r a t th e Internationa l Airport , buil t apparent l y t c handl e th e grea t influ x o f Marin e an d Nav y je t squadron s i n th e area . Anothe r squadro n o f 1 3 submarine s an d a divisio n o f destroyer s pulle d ou t o f Ke y Wes t heade d fo r th e shippin g lane s int o Havana , on e o f Cuba' s tw o port s capabl e o f larg e vesse l traffic . Jus t t o b e o n th e saf e side , th e Arjn y too k a one-yea r leas e o n th e Cas a Marin a Hote l causin g th e managemen t t o relocat e it s winte r reservation s t o anothe r loca l hotel . The Miami Herald reporte d a rea r admira l a s saying , "Th e militar y popula tio n her e gre w fro m abou t 3,00 0 t o abou t 12,00 0 i n a matte r o f days . U.S . 1 wa s on e lon g militar y convoy. " AL L O F THI S activit y wa s du e t o Pres iden t Joh n Kennedy' s decisio n t o mee t Cuba n arm s buildu p wit h action . Tha t actio n wa s summe d u p i n th e histori c documen t entitle d "Th e Interdictio n o f th e Deliver y o f Offensiv e Weapon s t o Cuba " o r mor e simply , a weapo n embargo . Th e firs t Sovie t shi p wa s allowe d t o pass , a s i t wa s a n oi l tanke r carryin g n o weapons . Th e res t o f th e flee t wit h whic h i t ha d bee n travelin g turne d bac k o n order s fro m th e Kremlin , thu s avoidin g th e dreade d confrontation . Abou t a mont h late r th e embarg o wa s lifted , an d unti l Septembe r 1 , 1977 , Cub a an d th e U.S . too k th e col d wa r stance . I t too k six tee n year s an d eigh t month s befor e th e America n Embass y wa s onc e agai n opene d an d diplomati c tie s wer e renewed . WHE N TH E DA Y CAM E fo r u s t o leav e Ke y Wes t fo r th e jaz z festiva l i n Havana , w e wer e blesse d wit h th e easterl y win d w e ha d al l bee n hopin g for . Afte r a wate r balloo n figh t of f Mallor y Square , a flee t o f si x boat s proceede d acros s th e Strait s o f Florid a o n a bea m reac h throug h sea s o f si x t o eigh t fee t an d wate r warme r tha n th e air . H e ha d de cide d t o sta y togethe r a s a flee t t o nak e ou r processin g throug h Cuba n cus tom s easie r upo n arrival . W e ha d a cre w o f fou r aboar d th e Trivet , on e o f th e smalle r boat s i n th e fleet . Thi s wa s a landmar k crossin g fo r I KE Y WES T Ciga r Jfactor g Pirate s Alle y Ke y Wes t SE E QUALIT Y HAND-MAD E CIGAR S ROLLE D DAIL Y w e fil l mai l order s PIRATE S ALLE Y i n histori c OL D KE Y WES T th e Trivet , a 193 5 Rhode s desig n sloop , fo r sh e ha d neve r bee n ou t o f th e U.S . Owne r Gar y Blu m wa s quit e please d tha t Cub a woul d b e he r firs t foreig n seas . Gar y ha d bee n ther e befor e durin g hi s hig h schoo l year s bac k i n th e mi d 50' s an d ha d enjoye d th e gamblin g scene . Whe n h e late r move d t o Ke y West , h e purchase d th e forme r Cuba n Consulate , on e o f th e olde r histori c building s i n town . S o fo r him , th e tri p wa s mor e tha n jus t a sail . ; W E ARRIVE D OF F Cub a b y daybreak . Easin g sheets , w e spen t a n enjoyabl e mornin g sailin g hal f a mil e of f th e Cuba n coast , eas t o f Havana . Whe n th e cit y cam e int o view , i t coul d hav e bee n an y metropolis , havin g it s shar e o f sky scraper s an d harbo r traffic . W e ha d ru n halfwa y int o Havan a Harbo r whe n w e wer e me t b y #1 2 — a Cuba n launc h whic h woul d b e ou r escor t int o th e Barlovento , ou r destination . Aboar d th e Trive t w e spok e o f ho w differen t thing s mus t hav e bee n jus t a fe w year s ago . Instea d o f bein g chase d b y a Cuba n launc h w e wer e bein g escorte d b y one . Withi n a n hou r w e wer e enterin g th e Barlovento , a serie s o f fou r ver y wel l protecte d canals . A s w e entere d w e wer e me t b y severa l me n workin g ou t i n kayaks , sculls , an d canoes . Skiff s wer e moore d of f th e wall s alongsid e gre y gunboat s whic h looked-ver y Russian. -The-place-too k onth e ai r o f a .wel l protecte d countr y clu b complet e wit h tw o sal t wate r swimmin g pools , tw o bars , a restaurant , a n ope n ai r theater , a barbecu e pit , an d lot s o f law n an d pati o furniture . Al l tha t i s no w bein g change d however , wit h th e in vestmen t o f te n millio n dollar s wort h o f ne w construction . I n a fe w month s ther e wil l als o b e ho t showers , a hotel , severa l mor e place s t o ea t an d drink , an d o f cours e a disco . A S W E APPROACHE D th e las t canal , ou r host s wer e a t th e edg e eage r t o tak e ou r lines , fo r thi s ha d bee n th e firs t tim e sinc e th e Cuba n takeove r b y Fide l Castr o tha t an y yacht s ha d entere d th e Barlovento , whic h i s no t onl y th e closes t marin a comple x t o Havan a br 4 . als o ad APPARE L / BIKINI S jacen t t o th e loca l yach t club . Custom s cleare d th e Trive t i n fiftee n minute s wit h n o problems . Al l th e guns , includ The Trive t clearing customs in g th e flares , wer e taken , t o b e re turne d upo n ou r departure . Afte r th e las t boa t arrived , a meetin g wa s calle d outsid e o n th e pati o wher e a tal l blac k Cuba n ma n cam e aroun d wit h a tra y o f th e soon-to-b e ver y popula r drink , th e mojita . A s h e Serve d the m t o eac h o f u s h e offere d a shor t explanation : "Ru m an 1 ic e (no t th e spice ) lemon , suga r an d a littl e peppermin t grassah. " S o long , Margaritaville , hello , Mojitaville . W e wer e the n introduce d t o al l th e Barlo vent o managemen t an d wer e tol d b y ou r host s tha t w e ha d a t ou r disposa l jus t abou t anythin g w e wanted . T o mak e i t easier , credi t card s wer e issued , an d I neve r lef t th e boa t with ou t it . Fort y t o 50 % of f th e pric e woul d b e mad e availabl e o n al l drink s an d foo d purchase d i n th e ba r o r restaurant . W e coul d charg e th e renta l o f on e o f thei r fin e Sovie t bike s an d bu y an y grocer y item s a s well , an d eve n i f w e neve r mad e i t int o Havan a t o chang e money , w e coul d pa y i n U.S . currenc y whe n w e left . W e ha d ou r ow n tou r guide , Lui s Gabriel , an d a n ai r conditione d touris t bu s complet e wit h driver , ba r an d barmaid . UPO N ENTERIN G HAVAN A th e nex t day , an d Speciafizin o IK Importe d Clot h ma Morocca n Import s i Indonesia n Imports India n Imports 1 ' Duva l Stree t granni e 'ABSTRALLUSIONS " featurin g BE E SACKET T • WAL T DESE L PATRICI A BUC K ope n dail y mon-thu r 116 fri-sa t 1 11 Q su n 125 BO B duva l stree t 296-532 1 Visi t ou r showroom s an d brows e throug h ou r larg e inventor y o f wicke r an d ratta n furnitur e an d th e larges t selectio n o f fabric s i n th e Keys . Custo m Draperie s & Slipcover s Wallpape r Ratta n & Wicke r Furnitur e Lamp s Carpetin g & Viny l Floorin g Larges t Selectio n o f Fabric s i n th e Key s BIINER-MOSEL Y INTERIOR S To r you r comploU 1 professiona l interio r decoratin g service . 102 5 Whil e Stree t Ke y Wes t Telephon e 294-127 8 an d eouipxenial }

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1 6 BHAGAVA D GfT A A S I T I S Hi s Divin e Brac e A.G.BHAKTIVEDANTASWAM 1 PftABHUPAD 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. " Bhaga vad-gita 5.16 Availabl e from : NE W LOCATIO N OL D ISLAN D MASSAG E AN D THERAP Y CLINI C 151 0 BERTH A STREE T OFFERIN G * Therapeuti c Massag e *Colo n Irrigatio n Therap y ~~~1 * Stea m Bat h * Whirlpoo l Bat h * Paraffi n Bat h Appointment s Schedule d alternatel y t o accommodat e bot h me n an d wome n Evenin g & weeken d App , Availabl e GI L ADAM S RM T 294-444 4 th e firs t thin g mos t o f u s notice d wa s th e car s lef t fro m th e lat e 40's , 5 0 's , an d 60's . Som e wer e o n blocks , som e wer e handpainte d wit h orang e primer , an d other s looke d a s i f the y ha d jus t drive n of f th e showroo m floor . A grea t numbe r o f thes e car s wer e studde d wit h star s givin g the m a n officia l air , es peciall y wit h thei r orang e "particular " licens e plates . Th e tow n itsel f i s ver y brigh t wit h severa l o f th e building s decorate d wit h colorfu l graphics . There , too , i s th e colonia l par t o f tow n reminiscen t o f Spai n o r France . Mixe d i n wit h al l thi s ar e th e politica l poster s arme d wit h Vie t Na m slogans , a n occasiona l tank , an d soldier s o n moto r bike s wit h sidecars . Th e large r street s wer e divide d b y palm s o f man y type s kep t u p beautifully . Ou r skippe r chos e t o sta y a t th e Haban a Rivier a whic h h e late r terme d th e Kremli n Hilton . H e foun d th e ai r con ditionin g a bi t to o col d an d sai d i t mus t b e a direc t correlatio n t o th e numbe r o f Russia n peopl e stayin g there . Althoug h ther e wa s n o hostility , ther e wa s som e tensio n amon g th e American , Russian , an d Cuba n cultures . Russia n coul d b e hear d spoke n anywher e i n th e streets , an d severa l Russian s late r joine d u s a t th e Barlovento fo r a leisurel y Sunda y after noon . W e quickl y learne d th e foo d wa s gener • all y bad , bu t fo r th e nex t fe w day s w e weren' t ther e t o din e ou t bu t instea d t o 'enjo y th e upcomin g musi c festival , "Ha van a Jam . " HAVAN A JA M WA S th e culminatio n o f tw o years ' wort h o f wor k o n th e par t o f CB S records . I t had.bee n twent y year s sinc e Cuba n an d America n musician s ha d gathere d t o pla y i n Cuba , an d i t ha d al l th e ear mark s o f a spectacula r musica l event 1 Bille d a s a fre e concer t b y suc h U.S . medi a a s Rolling Stone, Havan a Ja m wa s mainl y b y invitation . Som e ticket s wer e availabl e carryin g a $10-a-nigh t pric e tag . O f th e 500 0 seat s availabl e i n th e newl y constructe d Kar l Mar x Theater , 30 0 t o 35 0 wer e fille d b y Yanks . CB S itsel f hel d clos e t o 20 0 seat s fo r performer s an d staff . Th e Ke y Wes t contingen t wa s a grou p o f 40 . Weathe r Report , complet e wit h al l thei r electroni c gadgets , opene d th e three-da y festiva l wit h th e sound s o f birds , lot s o f smoke , an d a n arra y o f optica l effects . Althoug h the y wer e onl y abl e t o pla y fo r on e hour , the y packe d i n a wid e variet y o f ne w an d ol d material . Jac o Pastoriu s di d a bas s sol o tha t brough t th e crow d t o it s feet . A medle y begu n wit h "Pe e Wee, " writte n b y Ton y Williams , wa s followe d b y "Delores, " a swin g hit . H e conclude d soundin g ver y muc h lik e Jim i Hendrix , eve n goin g s o fa r a s t o thro w hi s bas s o n th e stage , wher e h e playe d i t fo r a fe w minute s an d the n fo r th e finale , jumpe d o n it . Th e entir e ban d returne d t o finis h thei r se t wit h "Blrdland. " Althoug h th e res t o f th e evenin g include d tw o fin e Cuba n band s an d th e Pani a Al l Stars , non e coul d matc h th e excitemen t brough t o n earlie r b y Weathe r Report . 12 5 Fitzpatric k Musicians Tony Williama, John MaLaughlin, and-Jaao Pastorius playing at ..the... festival. SATURDA Y NIGHT' S LINEU P starte d wit h th e ^ S ^ a?Z r7 ^. Star s wit h suc h talente d me n a s Ton y Wzllxams , Ronni e Foster , Bo b Hutchmson , Will i Bobo , Dexte r Garden , th e Heat h Brothers , Huber t Laws,'Sta n Getz , Arthu r Blythe , Maynar d Ferguson , Joh n Lee , an d Joh n McLaughlin . The y al l Playe d together , wit h eac h takin g th e lea d a fe w time s durin g th e songs . Th e larg e ban d the n brok e dow n int o severa l smalle r combos , on e o f whic h include d Ton y William s o n drums , Joh n McLaughli n HO T HI-FASHIO N HOUS E Kin o Plaz a 294-786 6 CHANCE S designe r appare l o n lead , an d Jac o Pastoriu s o n bass . Onc e agai n th e crow d wa s brough t t o it s feet . I t wa s a difficul t ac t t o follow , but th e Cuban s di d i t i n styl e wit h thei r twenty-piec e "Percussio n Cubano, " brightl y garbe d wit h stripe s and . ruffles . Steve n Still s wa s o n stag e next , an d fo r anyon e wh o ha s followe d hi s musi c i n th e past , h e prove d t o b e a disappoint ment . Hi s Spanis h wa s barel y understand able , althoug h i t wa s a nobl e gesture . Th e hig h poin t o f hi s se t wa s th e per formanc e o f a son g h e wrot e especiall y fo r th e festiva l entitle d "Cub a a l Fin. " Th e crow d definitel y forgav e an y o f hi s poo r Spanis h afte r hearin g it . Bonni e Brennin , formerl y fro m Delan y an d Bonnie , san g wit h Stills , improvin g hi s ac t con siderably . Hopefully , whe n Steve n goe s o n tou r wit h th e ac t tha t followed , "Ira kere, " hi s ac t wil l b e mor e together . "SUNDAY , TH E FINA L nigh t o f th e festi val , opene d wit h Elle n Burk e appealin g t o th e olde r peopl e i n th e crowd . Kri s Kristofferso n an d Rit a Coolidg e followe d wit h a shor t se t fille d wit h borin g material . Kris , however , di d giv e a movin g speec h i n Spanish , dedicatin g a son g t o Ch e Guevara , Fide l Castro , an d Jesu s Chris t an d spok e o f breakin g dow n th e wall s betwee n th e tw o nations . The y wer e followe d b y th e mos t melodi c an d politica l Cuba n ban d o f th e festival , Sar a Gonzales , Pabl o Milane s an d Grup o Manguare . Togethe r the y pu t o n a movin g set. " A t on e poin t Sar a wa s i n tears . Th e crow d wa s appreciative , bu t wha t the y wante d wa s Bill y Joel. . Whe n he . cam e o n stage , th e crowd , whic h ha d bee n wel l behave d throughou t th e previou s night , flocke d dow n toward s th e stage . Joe l immediatel y brok e a strin g o n th e pian o b y hi s forcefu l playin g and , takin g i t out , thre w i t t o th e audience . H e gav e th e mos t concis e an d action-packe d per formanc e o f th e festival , startin g ou t b y apologizin g fo r hi s nonexisten t Spanish . Bu t instea d o f speakin g h e playe d an d sang . Th e crow d wa s o n it s fee t fo r th e las t fiftee n minute s o f hi s se t an d actuall y brough t hi m bac k fo r th e onl y encor e ,o f th e festival . H e wa s a fittin g en d t o th e festiva l jus t a s Weathe r Re por t ha d bee n a fittin g opening . A frien d compare d th e tw o t o a pai r o f bookends , holdin g a n incredibl e collec tio n together . Th e event , I' m sure , wil l no t b e matche d fo r severa l year s t o come . MOS T O F OU R flee t staye d i n Havan a fo r a wee k o r more . Ou r skippe r Gar y staye d two , gettin g involve d wit h th e Havan a natives , sellin g jean s whic h fetc h a prett y penny , eatin g bette r Cuba n food , an d jus t generall y takin g i n th e sights . Th e tow n ra n ou t o f th e smal l item s mos t o f u s tourist s wante d — especiall y T shirts . Whe n on e styl e run s out , anothe r i s manufactured , bu t th e Cuban s don' t ye t hav e a n ide a o f th e magnitud e o f th e spendin g powe r o f th e U.S . tourist . I' m sur e they'l l lear n quickly . Th e nex t even t sponsore d b y Cub a fo r boater s wil l b e th e annua l Hemingwa y Fishin g Tournament , Ma y 17-20 , 1979 . Las t year , forty-tw o America n sport s fisherme n attended , catchin g 8 8 whit e marlin , 1 5 blu e marli n an d 5 sailfish . Thi s yea r American s ca n arriv e earl y t o practic e an d ca n remai n afte r th e tourna men t i f the y desire . Al l moorag e i s availabl e a t th e Barlovento , whic h a s state d earlie r i s undergoin g extensiv e remodelin g prio r t o th e event . Fo r in formatio n an d reservation s concernin g thi s event , contac t Jared a Corp. , Bo x 2714-B , Maratho n Shores , Fla . I t i s th e hop e o f thi s observe r tha t wit h th e normalize d relation s betwee n Cub a an d th e U.S. , w e a s American s ca n maintai n th e hospitalit y o f th e Cuban s b y showin g respec t fo r thei r effort s an d beliefs . I f yo u o r you r grou p wishe s t o visi t i n th e comin g year , yo u ma y ap pl y fo r a vis a to : Lui s Gabrie l Hernande z c/ o Cubatu r Call e 23 , #156 , Vedad o L a Habana , Cub a 1 7 Ke y West' s bran d ne w Floatin g Restauran t • SANDWICHE S AN D FISHERMEN' S BO X LUNCHE S FRES H SEAFOO D Specializin g i n Shrim p & Fis h OPE N 7 DAY S 7 a m t o 9 p m Servin g Lunc h an d Dinne r • N . Roosevel t Blvd . 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1 8 1 9 •NGELC' S CAS K TAKE OUT SERVICE AVAILABLE OPE N DAILY'TI L 4 A M 20 8 DUVA L ST . PHOT O QUI Z photo s b y Richar d Marsh J Th e firs t perso n t o correctl y identif y al l te n o f thes e photo s wil l wi n $25 . Identificatio n mus t b e specific ; tha t is , nam e o r addres s o f buildin g o r intersectio n neares t t o th e ob jec t pictured , o r a n otherwis e definit e descriptio n o f th e ob jec t an d wher e i t i s located . Al l o f thes e object s ar e i n th e Ol d Tow n are a an d ca n b e see n (an d wer e photographed ) o n o r fro m publi c property . Al l entrie s mus t b e maile d to : PHOT O QUI Z Solares Eill 82 1 puva l St . Ke y West , F L 3304 0 Th e winne r wil l b e th e entr y wit h th e earlies t postmar k havin g al l te n photo s correctl y identified . I n cas e o f a tie , a drawin g wil l b e hel d t o determin e th e winner . Solares Bill staf f member s an d thei r familie s ar e no t eligible . NIGH T REALT Y ,294-515 5 YOU'R E INVITED!** * t o visi t ou r offic e i n th e "Oldes t Schoo l House " buildin g 33 6 Duva l (corne r o f Eato n Street ) * Residentia l • Commercia l • Investmen t Propert y LUNC H I >, . Fo r eleganc e withou t extravaganc e TH E QUEEN S TflBL E THRE E MEAL S DAIL Y 7DAYSAWEE K BREjAKFAS T • V:"[. V 7o.rh . t o I I :3 0 a.m . Noo n t o 2:1 5 p.m . ; :•> : 5:3 0 p.m . t o )1:00p.m v . Musi c b y Johnn y Pritchar d evening s fo r you r dinin g pleasure . Cocktail s i n th e popul a WIS T INDIE S lOUNG I ; y •• •• v , : v,••' • Noon'til * a.m . A T TH E SANT A MARI A MQTE L [JOS ] 296-567 8 140 1 SIMONTO N ST . KE Y WEST , FLORID A "FREE " COMPUTE R PORTRAI T WIT H TH E PURCHAS E O F AN Y O F OU R ITEM S INTRODUCIN G KE Y WEST' S FIRS T COMPUTE R PORTRAI T SYSTE M A ne w an d excitin g medium . You r portrai t ca n b e transferre d t o an y o f ou r hig h qualit y fabri c item s includin g T-shirts , han d bags , barbecu e aprons , calendar s wante d posters , etc . W e ca n photograp h yo u a t ou r Green e St . location , o r yo u ca n brin g i n you r favorit e photo . W e hav e th e mos t advance d syste m o n th e market , whic h give s cris p clea r compute r portrait s i n onl y "55 " ' seconds . Com e b y fo r a fre e pos e an d se e fo r yourself . "Couple s ar e ou r specialty. " t p u Locate d Nex t t o Cq.pt , Tony' s Saloo n COMPUTE R PORTRAIT S O F KE Y WF^ T i Green e St . KeyWes t F|orjd a .i liilii l iillilii i 1 0 LAST M0NTB 'S PHOTO QUIZ This i s last month's quiz with two changes. For the first time since the start of the photo quizzes last December, we had no winner, so we have replaced what we consider to be the two hardest items with what we consider to be two easier ones. uniqu e boutiqu e Designe r Clothe s Scot t Barr y Will ! Smit h Caro l Hor n Mart a Salvador ! a t Ke y Wes t Prices ! ORIGINA L SILK S GENUIN E VICTORIA N ANTIQU E CLOTHE S COMPLET E LIN E O F DANSKI N ACCESSORIE S 11 1 duva l st . ph . 294-592 9 ope n 7 day s 10:30-9:3 0 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 As k around , you'l l com e t o Sunlio n Bigges t selectio n an d bes t price s o f 14K , l& 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 SunSon , you r origina l concept s ar e translate d int o persona l an d dis tinctiv e jewelr y creations . Tri e fines t ge m qualit y stone s ar e cu t & positione d t o 1h e shap e yo u desire . Mounting s an d chain s ar e designe d i n soli d sterlin g silver . 14 K o r 18 K gold . Al l wor k i s don e o n th e premise s an d i n mos t case s I ca n giv e yo u same-da y service . Al l chain s ca n b e customcu t t o bracelet , necklac e o r ankle t lengt h .. . o r size d fo r whereve r yo u migh t wan t t o wea r them . Cal l a writ e fo r a n estimate . I wil l sen d it . an d the n you r specia l creation , directl y t o you . siluTjsimt h • goldsmit h • lapidar u j^unlio n Jetoel r custo m toor k _ . jcjtotlr o repai r nci i jeffcr p goldbtr g 08 a tei ke u tocst , fiorid a snee r th e retur n o f th e classic s i s no w .. . cotto n kni t shirt. . pleate d tenni s short s . trunk s . .•'./terr y short s Ktf l 50 7 Froa t Stree t (frontin g th e Pie r House ) i n Ol d Ke y Wes t Cai i 29 4 406 6 \

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2 0 BULL' S EY E b y Am y Le e D e Po o HARRI S ELEMENTAR Y SCHOO L wa s th e foca l poin t o f m y youn g lif e a s a gir l growin g u p o n th e smal l islan d o f Ke y West . M y olde r siste r Kathry n wa s th e firs t amon g u s t o weathe r th e challenge s o f leavin g th e securit y o f ou r myopi c existenc e o n De y Stree t whe n sh e entere d th e firs t grade . Thi s wa s excitin g fo r m y littl e siste r Marth a an d mysel f also , sinc e w e vicariousl y enjoye d th e thril l sh e go t a while , however . Mos t everyday, excep t i n th e rain y season , an d especiall y i n earl y summer , group s o f neighborhoo d childre n gathere d o n th e playgroun d t o swin g o n th e monke y bars , pla y marble s i n th e dirt , clim b th e pol e t o th e basketbal l hoop , pla y hid e an d g o see k o r rid e thei r bike s i n termina l circle s unti l dizzines s overcam e one' s abilit y t o withstan d th e rigor s o f ex pron e t o b e light-heade d a t times , comin g fro m a ver y goo d family , yo u see. ) M y siste r Kathry n had . staye d hom e tha t da y t o sor t rocks , a hobb y I alway s questione d th e fisca l potentia l of , but sh e late r turne d ou t t o hav e quit e a hea d fo r roun d figures . Thi s lef t Martha , th e onl y membe r o f m y immediat e famil y aroun d t o engag e i n esoteri c conversatio n wit h me , sinc e i t reall y wa s to o humi d t o fro m he r firs t tast e o f forma l education . B y th e tim e w e al l matriculate d there , th e mundan e entertainment s o f ou r ver y youn g live s cease d t o hol d th e spel l o f enchantmen t the y onc e had . Tha t i s t o say , cockroac h race s wit h lumberin g pal mett o bug s o r catchin g flie s i n -crust y dog foo d can s t o thro w i n spitting spide r web s jus t di d no t hav e th e savoir fair e t o kee p a n educate d min d occupied . W e gav e u p ou r bohemia n ritual s t o an swe r th e cal l o f highe r societ y at Harri s Schoo l — peopl e wh o live d mor e tha n eight block s awa y represente d th e uppe r echelon s t o us . TH E PLAYGROUN D O F Harri s Elementar y wa s alway s th e mos t fascinatin g plac e t o me . Fo r on e thing , th e schoo l itsel f resemble s a castl e b y virtu e o f th e buildin g block s use d i n buildin g it . O n top, , i n front , th e uppermos t wal l wa s lef t wit h alternat e block s lef t out s o tha t i f on e le t hi s o r he r imaginatio n ru n rampan t fo r a momen t (i n m y family , ther e wa s hardl y a momen t tha t someone' s imaginatio n WASN' T rampant , an d that' s puttin g i t kindly) , th e buildin g block s too k o n th e ai r o f a n enchante d castl e wit h th e mos t colorfu l o f subject s run nin g freel y o n it s moors . Onl y th e moor s wer e asphal t an d th e subject s wer e child re n fro m al l ethni c group s tryin g t o dea l wit h th e absurditie s o f lif e o n a tropica l island . Televisio n di d lea k blea k realit y int o ou r cloistere d live s ever y onc e i n tende d an d repetitiou s punishment . W E GIRL S HA D bicycles , bu t w e use d the m specificall y fo r transportatio n t o th e playground , an d no t fo r anythin g s o dul l a s ridin g aroun d an d aroun d i n a circl e unti l yo u couldn' t se e straight . Eve n the n I wa s a n unusua l chil d no t give n t o time-wastin g o n senseles s ac tivity . M y sombe r siste r Marth a wa s lik e m e i n tha t respec t also . Sh e wa s a n ob serve r o f humanit y at it s adolescen t best an d preferre d t o watc h th e mor e strenuou s game s rathe r tha n participate ' i n some thin g tha t migh t ma r he r delicat e com plexion . Anyway , ther e w e al l wer e o n th e play groun d o f Harri s Schoo l on e da y doin g al l th e thing s previousl y described , or , a s th e individua l cas e migh t be , merel y ob servin g th e panoram a o f childhood . I t wa s a ho t day , gettin g prett y clos e t o summer , an d I wa s b y the . monke y bar s wher e a larg e shad e tre e mercifull y grew , bravel y tryin g t o kee p fro m becomin g of fensivel y drenche d wit h sweat . Keepin g u p appearance s late r becam e a majo r par t o f m y life . OU R DEARES T GIRLFRIEN D a t th e tim e (an d thi s titl e wa s frequentl y passe d around) , Farnie , wa s hangin g upsid e dow n o n th e monke y bars , lettin g al l th e bloo d rus h t o he r head , wher e I imagine d it woul d d o th e most good . (Sh e wa s move . A S W E STOO D makin g th e usua l smal l tal k o f smal l people , a loca l bo y wh o live d ver y nea r th e schoo l bega n t o mak e passe s i n fron t o f u s o n hi s stingray . A stingra y i s a typ e o f bicycl e wit h butterfl y handlebar s an d a banan a sea t tha t practicall y ever y bo y a t schoo l HA D t o hav e t o b e "wit h it. " H e bega n t o cal l ou t absur d an d meaningless , taunts . Som e o f the m wer e th e usua l nast y thing s boy s deligh t i n shockin g girl s with , bu t w e wer e no t a t AL L intereste d i n hi s perceptio n o f buddin g libidos . I n fact , w e foun d hi m t o b e highl y irritatin g an d quit e disgustin g an d proceede d t o ignor e hi m entirely , a.skil l passe d o n t o u s b y ou r father , John . (H e ha d grea t us e fo r suc h skills , sinc e a t th e tim e h e wa s servin g o n th e cit y commis sion. ) Afte r a shor t time , Raymond , th e pesk y bike-rider , too k of f fo r mor e responsiv e pre y an d lef t Marth a an d m e t o indulg e i n ou r coz y tete-a-tete . Th e shadow s gre w slightl y longer , an d Marth a wa s gettin g a quee r loo k o n he r fac e tha t I ha d lon g befor e learne d t o interpre t a s hunger . Fortuitousl y enough , th e ic e crea m truck , drive n b y a friendl y Cuba n man , Hector , wa s makin g it s wa y slowl y dow n Southar d Stree t wit h th e bel l ring in g loudly . MARTHA , I N A Pavlovia n grimace , im mediatel y stretche d t o th e limi t th e boundarie s o f he r vacillatin g friendshi p wit h Farni e an d go t a n on-the-spo t loa n fo r som e orang e sherbe t i n a cone , on e o f onl y tw o flavor s serve d u p b y th e highl y imaginativ e Hector . Well , sometime s o n ver y specia l occasions , coconu t too k th e plac e o f orang e sherbet , bu t I alway s though t i t t o b e overp'owe r in g l y sweet . Parni e ha d b y thi s tim e discontinue d he r acrobatic s an d wa s no w engrosse d i n he r fingernails , whic h neve r grew . W e wer e discussin g th e variou s attribute s o f fals e fingernail s whil e patientl y waitin g fo r Marth a t o wal k bac k wit h th e ice-crea m cone . Farni e onl y ha d enoug h mone y fo r on e an d ha d generousl y give n th e mone y t o Marth a wit h th e understand in g tha t w e coul d al l hav e a lick . A s Marth a approached , I notice d a familia r figur e ente r th e gat e a t th e fron t o f th e playgroun d on . a stingra y bicycle . ' I t wa s Raymond . I studie d hi m an d decide d tha t h e wa s a s complet e a strange r t o soa p an d wate r a s an y on e huma n bein g coul d possibl y b e an d stoo d bac k agains t th e pol e o f th e basketbal l hoop . Farni e graciousl y mad e a fe w ver ba l summation s o f exactl y wha t h e smelle d like , muc h t o m y amusemen t becaus e m y mothe r neve r le t m e us e languag e lik e that . ( I di d lear n t o swea r late r an d foun d i t absolutel y thrilling , a s mos t childre n do. ) MARTH A TOO K HE R plac e wit h u s an d wa s abou t t o giv e u s th e muc h anticipate d tingl e o f ic y orang e sherbe t fo r ou r parche d throats , whe n Raymon d bega n t o resum e th e annoyin g practic e o f whizzin g b y an d yellin g somethin g entirel y un funn y t o ge t ou r attention . Bu t no w h e ha d anothe r objec t t o focu s o n an d giv e hi m gris t fo r grindin g ou t ye t anothe r Raymon d sur e kne w th e wa y t o a girl' s heart . MARTH A LOOKE D EDGY . Sh e alway s go t a littl e squirrell y whe n th e prospec t o f sharin g foo d presente d itself . Min d you , thi s wa s a gir l wh o coul d spen d a goo d te n minute s rubbin g th e underside s o f Hershe y Bar s t o cleverl y ascertai n whic h on e ha d th e mos t nuts . "C'mon , Swee t Thin g (O h god , isn' t tha t SICKENING?) , I'l l giv e yo u a bi g kis s i s yo u le t m e lic k you r ic e crea m cone . Thi s wa s mor e tha n enoug h t o tur n m y stomac h an d ver y possibl y caus e m e t o 2 1 stricke n speechles s an d stoo d ther e wit h he r mout h gapin g a t thi s ungodl y tortur e Marth a wa s abou t t o undergo . Fo r a moment , tim e stoo d still . Th e intensel y humi d ai r hun g lik e a hug e clou d o f anaesthetizin g vapo r upo n US"~all 7 ~ 1 was i n suspende d animatio n an d Marth a appeare d t o b e als o a s sh e too k long , slow , draw n ou t step s towar d Raymond . He r fac e ha d a ver y peculia r loo k abou t it . Raymon d looke d a s i f heave n ha d opene d u p befor e hi s ver y feet . H e wa s thrille d beyon d morta l delight . Hi s wildes t drea m wa s abou t t o becom e a blissfu l conquerin g o f bar e reality . H e eagerl y cam e towar d her , fairl y drooling . Jus t a t thi s precis e second , tim e snappe d bac k int o it s rightfu l gear , an d Martha' s hand , holdin g th e ice crea m cone , sho t ou t fro m he r shoulde r wit h th e accurac y o f a famishe d rattle snake . Tha t practicall y brand-new , hardly-licked-at-all , beautifu l orang e sherbe t ice-crea m con e wa s plante d firml y i n Raymond' s lef t eye ! Thi s wa s to o much t Marth a ha d save d hersel f fro m eterna l damnatio n i n on e fel l swoop . Sh e wa s a her o i n ou r eye s — sh e ha d mad e th e SUPREM E sacrific e t o publicl y demonstrat e tha t sh e wa s a forc e t o b e reckone d wit h afte r all . NATURALL Y W E WER E al l shriekin g wit h devilis h delight , bendin g ove r holdin g ou r side s i n uncontrollabl e heave s o f laughte r an d hardl y abl e t o breathe . Raymon d ra n ove r an d stuc k hi s hea d i n th e outsid e wate r fountain , furthe r humiliatio n becaus e that' s wher e every bod y spit , an d i t wa s alway s gree n an d slimy . H e di d no t tak e thi s cruell y deceptiv e attac k lightly , an d h e vowe d t o wrea k havo c an d bloodshe d o n u s fo r sure i f hi s mothe r couldn ' t ge t th e orang e dy e commen t t o wo o ou r appreciatio n o f hi s skil l o f ridin g withou t hands . Th e glistenin g con e o f brigh t orang e sherbe t ha d capture d Raymond' s fancy . H e slowed . dow n an d approache d u s slowly , glidin g t o a sto p no t fiv e fee t fro m wher e w e stood . "Tha t ic e sherbe t sur e look s good. " N o repl y fro m Martha , bu t I di d se e he r eye s narro w slightly . "Hows-abou t a littl e lick , HONE Y BABY . los e m y appetit e fo r days , bu t Marth a too k i t al l i n wit h th e steel y reserv e o f a four-sta r general . Muc h t o m y com plet e mortificatio n an d aghas t horror , Marth a looke d hi m DEA D i n hi s fac e an d answere d i n angeli c tone s tha t woul d pu t th e seraphi m o n hig h t o SHAME . Yes , sh e woul d b e more tha n gla d t o le t hi m hav e a lic k s o sh e coul d collec t th e offere d reward . I WA S I N tota l shock . Farni e wa s fro m th e less-than-koshe r sherbe t ou t o f hi s ne w shirt . W e considere d tha t wa s a decidedl y unexpecte d dividen d an d ra n of f t o relat e th e new s o f ou r victor y fo r fre e societ y t o th e folk s a t home . Fro m tha t poin t on , Raymon d becam e ou r arc h nemesi s an d wa s alway s an d forever mor e a n absorbin g sourc e o f entertainment . Tim e neve r heale d th e ga p create d b y a permanen t stai n o n a bran d ne w shirt .

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2 2 It' s Time.. . Fo r a Ne w Loo k Fo r You r Home . Le t u s desig n a wal l fo r yo u wit h ou r larg e selectio n of : • Molding s • Mat s • Glas s • Print s • Custom , Read y Mad e an d Meta l Frames . Artist' s material s fo r th e beginne r an d professiona l FARHINGTO N GALLERIE S 71 1 Dav* l Street , Ke y Wes t Ph . 194-691 1 CUSTOME R PARKIN G I N REA R (OF F ANGEL A STREET ) Count y Jai l H I b y Kathlee n Hargreave s Bill' s MUFFLE R SHO P Van r RV' s Econom y muffler s Toyota s & Truck s a Specialt y 2 0 year s experienc e "OU R BUSINES S I S EXHAUSTING " BanbAmencar d • Mute r Charg e BO O SIMONTO N STREE T 294-210 5 Com e i n fo r fre e estimat e M«mbc f o f th e Bette r Busines s Burea u FRE E INSTALLATIO N AL L MUFFLER S A S TH E RESUL T o f a clas s actio n sui t file d i n Federa l Cour t agains t Loui s L . Wainwright , Florid a Correction s Secretary , th e pligh t o f Monro e Count y Jai l inmate s n o longe r depend s o n th e actions , o r lac k thereof , o f loca l count y officials . Th e complaint , whic h specificall y name s th e Monro e Count y Jai l a s on e o f te n prim a faci e example s o f Wainwright' s negligence , allege s tha t th e Correction s officia l i s derelic t i n carryin g ou t hi s responsibilit y o f ensurin g tha t consti tutiona l right s o f prisoner s ar e pro tecte d i n th e Stat e o f Florida . "A t thi s poin t i n time , it' s no t a matte r o f bein g 'lucky ' i n th e outcom e o f th e court' s decision, " explaine d Rand y Berg , Jr. , Executiv e Directo r o f th e Florid a Justic e Institute . "We'v e don e ou r homework We'v e documente d condi tion s repeatedl y observe d b y th e State' s ow n correctiona l watchdogs . There' s n o questio n o f whethe r o r no t th e jail s mentione d i n th e sui t ar e i n violatio n o f th e constitution . The y are . Thi s sui t wil l hav e impac t acros s th e stat e i f w e ge t th e relie f we'r e seeking. " BERG , WH O WA S contacte d b y Solares Hill durin g th e preparatio n o f previou s article s discussin g condition s a t th e jai l (se e Solares Hill, Februar y an d March , 1979) , ha s acte d a s a n adviso r o n issue s containe d i n tw o relate d articles . H e represent s on e o f si x agencie s and/o r la w firm s involve d a s petitioner s i n th e suit . Becaus e impac t o f th e charge s file d Marc h 2 3 i n U.S . Distric t Cour t a t Talla hasse e depende d i n par t o n jai l condi tion s remainin g derelict , Ber g requeste d tha t hi s nam e — an d detail s o f th e pend in g sui t — remai n confidentia l unti l allegation s wer e presente d t o th e court . AWAR E THA T COOPERATIO N wit h Ber g coul d dela y chance s fo r immediat e improve men t o f jai l conditions , Solarea Hill nonetheles s complie d wit h hi s reques t o n th e advisemen t tha t prematur e dis closur e o f th e pendin g sui t coul d moti vat e th e Monro e Count y Commissioner s t o initiat e inadequat e — althoug h legall y sufficien t : — stop-ga p measure s whic h woul d effectivel y eliminat e mentio n o f th e Monro e Count y Jai l i n th e federa l suit . Unawar e o f th e existenc e o f thi s litigation , Willia m Huckel , publishe r o f Solares Hill, too k step s t o fil e sui t agains t jai l conditions . I t wa s onl y afte r disclosur e i n earl y Marc h o f infor matio n regardin g th e lawsui t tha t Hucke l agree d t o withhol d lega l action . TW O JAI L INMATE S wh o expresse d a desir e t o initiat e actio n agains t th e jai l o n thei r ow n behal f wer e als o ad vise d t o tak e a "wai t an d see " attitude . Accordin g t o Berg , action(s ) file d , b y privat e individual s a t tha t poin t i n tim e woul d hav e prove n "prohibitivel y expensive , tim e consumin g (simila r case s hav e remaine d i n cour t fo r fiv e year s o r longer) , redundan t an d ultimatel y inefl fectiv e becaus e civi l right s suit s mos t ofte n requir e th e knowledg e an d attentio n o f a lega l specialist. " . • , SOLARES HILL WAITE D expectantl y fo r , Marc h 16 , th e dat e originall y slate d fo r th e cour t appearance . Nothin g happened . Ye t anothe r phon e cal l wa s place d t o Rand y Berg , wh o advise d tha t th e sui t ha d bee n re-schedule d fo r presentatio n on e wee k later . A s predicte d earlie r b y Berg , littl e pres s attentio n wa s give n t o th e issu e whe n charge s wer e file d o n Marc h 23 . " I reall y didn' t expec t th e pres s t o sho w muc h interes t i n th e case, " Ber g said . "Priso n refor m doesn' t see m t o b e on e o f thei r favorit e issue s thes e days . 2 3

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2 5 2 4 mill ® wiitists . Le t th e Leathe r Lof t embellis h yo u i n th e highes t an d hottes t o f style . Everything , an d the n som e leathe r o r ro t fo r th e much o mach o ail-America n male . Se e wha t happiness , no t t o mentio n thrills , a littl e sho w bi z ca n brin g t o you r life . Tur n a fe w head s wit h thread s tha t brin g ou t th e bes t i n you l Hea d & Speed o swimsuit s Campu s sportswea r Boule t 8 1 BV D brief s cowbo y hat s disc o toy s bedroo m toy s • mucho , macho , MORE ! • studde d belt s • studde d leathe r • unstudde d leathe r • jo x 8 1 sa x • boot s • co y &/o r cleve r card s • much o 14 k gol d LEAYKE R NE W YOR K FIR E ISLAN D • KE Y WES T COM E WATC H U S ENAME L A craft , a n art , a tradition.. . Porcelai n fuse d inl o 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 ^ W E HONO R AL L CREDI T CARD S • OPE N YEA R ROUN D I als o doub t whethe r man y loca l Ke y Wes t peopl e too k (your ) advic e t o contac t th e Count y Commissioner s regardin g improve men t o f jai l conditions . Th e publi c i s prett y jade d thes e day s — lai d bac k i n Margaritaville . I' m no t reall y al l tha t intereste d i n whethe r th e pres s pick s u p o n th e story . I jus t wan t t o mak e sur e somethin g get s don e abou t it. " "You r paper' s stan d o n th e issu e place s yo u i n a n extrem e minority , be liev e me, " Ber g continued . "I f I ha d al l th e cooperatio n fro m othe r organization s tha t I'v e ha d fro m th e Publi c Defender' s Offic e i n Ke y Wes t an d Solares Hill, I woul d hav e bee n ver y pleased. " TH E SUIT , affectin g a n estimate d , 10,0 0 0 count y prisoner s acros s th e state , focusse s o n a numbe r o f constitutiona l violation s existin g i n Florid a count y jails . Amon g others , i t mention s re \ strictio n o f inmate s t o thei r cell s o n a 24-hour-a-da y basis , th e lac k o f an y exercis e o r recreationa l facilities , un sanitar y jai l conditions , an d inadequat e o r imprope r medica l attention . Th e Mon ro e Count y Jai l continue s t o provid e glarin g example s o f eac h o f thes e condi tions . Th e sui t shoul d com e a s n o surpris e t o count y officials . Condition s a t th e jai l hav e bee n calle d t o thei r attentio n b y a variet y o f source s fo r a t leas t th e pas t fiv e years . WILLIA M (BILLY ) FREEMAN , Monro e Count y Sheriff , ha s bee n particularly concerne d wit h th e proble m sinc e takin g offic e tw o year s ago . Addressin g thi s subjec t durin g , a previou s intervie w wit h Solares Bill, ' Freema n predicte d tha t th e Count y Commis sioner s woul d eventuall y b e force d — b y cour t orde r — t o tak e correctiv e actio n regardin g th e jai l i f t;he y continue d t o ignor e existin g conditions . Th e recentl y file d sui t suggest s tha t thei r da y o f reckonin g i s quickl y approaching . I t didn' t tak e a min d reade r t o fore se e th e presen t chai n o f event s — jus t someon e wit h a workin g knowledg e o f th e la w an d a reasonabl e fait h i n right s guarantee d b y th e constitution . m RE D BALLOO N MESSAG E SERVIC E YOU R BUSINES S $ PERSONA L MESSAGE S TAKE N 24HR & 2 4 HR . ACCES S T O YOU R MESSAGES . N O PHON E COMPAN Y CHARGES . 4-558 6 Note s an d Antic-Dote s continued from page 9 VO N COSE L becam e instantl y enamoure d o f hi s patient . H e claime d sh e wa s hi s "drea m girl " com e alive , th e gir l o f who m h e ha d .vision s sinc e hi s boyhood . H e declare d tha t h e ha d love d he r i n th e pas t an d tha t sh e ha d onc e appeare d t o hi m whil e h e wa s admirin g statue s i n anothe r countr y lon g ago . " I sa w her , th e imag e o f th e lov e I ha d painte d whe n I wa s a lad . I talke d t o he r an d serenade d he r o n th e orga n whe n w e wer e reunite d agai n i n Austria . Whe n I me t he r onc e mor e a t th e hospita l i n Ke y West , I kne w sh e wa s th e spiri t o f m y dreams , an d tha t a t las t I ha d foun d her, " h e declared . TH E DYIN G GIRL , however , spurne d Vo n Cose l a s a suito r whe n h e aske d he r t o marr y him . H e refuse d t o accep t he r decision . H e promised.tha t eve n i f sh e die d h e woul d continu e treatin g he r b y th e method s b y whic h h e hope d t o restor e he r health . Impresse d wit h thi s "scientific " approach , Elen a an d he r peopl e accepte d Vo n Cosel' s efforts . Al l thi s wa s reveale d year s late r whe n Vo n Cose l wa s examine d b y psychia trists . A n analysi s b y Dr . Joh n T . Horn , a consultin g crimina l psychoanalyst , wh o wa s on e o f th e specialist s examinin g Vo n Cose l i n 194 0 whe n hi s possessio n o f th e corps e wa s disclosed , asserte d tha t Vo n Cose l ha d a n activ e mind , bu t suffere d delusion s o f grandeu r cause d b y "hi s un settle d earl y existence . Thor n explaine d tha t Vo n Cose l wa s s o frustrate d in,hi s effort s t o mak e a nam e fo r himsel f tha t h e ha d becom e mentall y disturbed . FURTHE R DETAIL S o f th e intriguin g an d comple x expos e o f Vo n Cosel' s be havio r i n Ke y Wes t wil l b e reveale d i n th e nex t o f th e serie s t o appea r i n Solares Hill. i HAL F SHEL L RA W BA R clam s oyster s . conc h chowde r lobste r ston e cra b shrim p numerou s othe r seafoo d dinner s OPE N 11:30-7:0 0 MONDA Y SATURDA Y NOO N 7:0 0 P.M . SUNDA Y Land s En d Villag e Foo t o f Margare t St . Ke y West , Florid a lea p .th e Turtl e Kraal s Phon e 234-700 0 poetry The Citizen Ke y West , Florid a KEY WEST Gentlemen : I submi t th e enclose d verses , tha t ma y b e o f sufficien t interes t t o yo u an d you r reader s fo r publication . I wil l b e eighty-si x year s ol d i n February , stil l activ e an d abl e enoug h t o mo w m y yar d an d mak e a garde n eac h year . Som e o f m y fondes t memorie s ar e o f m y te n month s trainin g i n Ke y West , an d te n month s servic e i n France , a t ag e twenty-fou r an d five . I wa s bor n an d reare d i n Tennesse e an d ha d neve r see n th e ocea n unti l m y trainin g dow n there . S o i t wa s a n en tirel y ne w worl d an d experienc e fo r me , an d I enjoye d i t s o muc h an d th e friend s I made . I kep t i n touc h wit h severa l buddie s fo r a numbe r o f years , bu t mos t o f the m hav e passe d o n an d I hav e los t contac t wit h others . I stil l hav e a numbe r o f koda k picture s I mad e whil e there . I hop e tha t befor e tap s sound s fo r me , m y wife , a so n an d I , mak e a tri p dow n ther e onc e more . I canno t recal l th e nam e o f th e news pape r ther e i n 191 7 an d 1918 , bu t i t ha d thi s s loga-n-pLl We cove r -the key s 1 ik e th e ocea n breeze. " Wit h kindes t regards , I am , Sincerel y yours , O.S . War d *Thi s poe m cam e t o u s b y wa y o f Pau l Thompson , th e curato r o f th e Eas t Mar tell o Museum . H e ha d bee n give n thi s .poe m b y th e Key West .Citizen, whic h doe s no t publis h poetry . 1917-1918 More than sixty years have come and gone, Since I first beheld a Key West dawn. Time has •passed and things have changed, But memory lasts, I live again Those days we spent and scenes so plain, In World War One and Company Two; All volunteers to serve till thru. Days filled with work and times of fun, Training for war that had just begun. When morning came with Reveille, Then first call for assembly, Boll call next and setting-up drill, Mess call sounded to eat your fill. Breakfast, then assembly for all, Sick call, work call, and then drill call; And so it went from morn till noon, Then came time for rest, a welcome boon. I remember well the banyan trees, And Martello Towers that faced the seas, Sunrise, sunset with beauty each day, And sandy beaches for swim and play, Then there was KP and guard duty, Cistern cleaning and unloading coal, All with fatigues and faces sooty, Always ready when they called the roll. So now and then, when work is done, I sit alone and live those days, And hear again the evening gun; Bugle sounds Retreat and flag comes down, And the Company stands without a sound, As sunset gleams with golden rays, Company dismissed, so ends the day~, And the chow line forms the army way. Then came the dark, with stars so bright, And I hear again the ocean breeze In coaonut palms and rubber trees, When we stood guard in tropic night, And stragglers came in from Jungletown, Where they had danced and frolicked around, The bugle sounds Tattoo then Taps, And sleep came on with dreams perhaps. Owen Stanley Ward \ i ii i r i T i I IJ r I 1.1,1,1,1,4 Lef " u s sui t you. . Ernes t Hemingwa y Hom e an d Museu m A Rogl.tera d Nationa l Histori c Landmar k Thi s Sit e Possesse s Exceptiona l Valu e I n Commemoratin g o r Illustratin g Th e Histor y o f Th e Unite d State s th e hom e an d garden s o f th e idt e Nobe l I Hemingway . Th e hom e wa s buil t i n l e o ( nativ e roc k hew n fro m th e ground s tiie , chandelier s brough t b y th e Heming . 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 : 296-58 H o r 294-157 5 A leisurel y tou r o f Prii e Winner , Ern e Spanis h Colonia l S t wit h furnishings , rug. , _ , . ^ way s fio m Spoin , Afric a an d Cuba . Luxuriant , exoti c plant s an d tree s ar e fro m al l ove r th e world . I t wa s her e fha t Mr . Hemingwa y wrot e Fo r Who m th e Bel l Tolls , Gree n Hill s o f Africa , A Farewel l t o Arms , Th e Fift h Column , Th e Snow s o f Kilimanjaro , on j Th e Macombe r Affair . Mr . Hemingwa y wa s th « firs t importan t write r t o discove r an d mok e Ke y Wes t hi s home . H e owne d th e hom e fro m 193 1 l o 1961 . Cover t On e Acr e Includin g Poo l An d Gues t Hom e Brin g You r Camer a Fo r furthe r Informatio n contac t Bemle e Dickson , »0 7 Whltohea d St . PAINTINGS Th e Guil d Hal l Worksho p Grou p Th e Guil d Hal l 61 4 Duva l Stree t Telephon e 296-935 9 A n outstandin g arra y o f origina l ar t an d fines t qualit y print s b y internationally collecte d Ke y Wes t professionals . * Walte r Ash e * Poochi e Burfor d •k Barbar a Hodgen s * Joa n How e * An n Irvin e * Fra n Kebschul l * Maxin e McMuHe n -k Irm a Quigle y •k Sta n Shar p Watc h the m wor k i n thei r studio s i n oil , watercolor , prints , drawings , driftwood , acrylics , tiles , potter y an d othe r media .

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2 6 TH E pOKTER-ALLE N CO.,INC . ; insuranc e -sinc e lefl l A. FReENAAN Sfk . 61 3 S ! A . FRE&MH O K Ke y W PAVI P W . FREEMA K f V W e ; Mail ; Promptl y PIPES , CIGARS , CUSTO M BLENDE D TOBACCO S AN D SMOKIN G ACCESSORIE S "UPSTAIRS " HARBO R HOUS E ARCAD E 42 3 FRON T ST . [305 ] 296-837 1 [NTERTAINMEN T HIBHTI Y 1 X <% * : \ 42 8 Green e St . J W 296941 7 -I B wit h Alo e rjh e mos t efficien t su n scree n eve r developed , teste d an d manufacture d i n Hawaii . w ARGO T Ltd ? U J languag e o f th e key s \ CLASSICAU7WUSI C WH S F M 107. 1 STERE O No w I n Ke y Wes t )M S * SALE S A REPAIR S EVERYTHIN G FO R TH E CtllTA R PICKE R AW E >BU Y AN P SEL L 6 E S HAKMONJIGA 5 V St . Padd y O n Th e Ru n tJoT m Hellen photos by Saott Matu I t woul d hav e brough t a smil e t o th e eye s o f th e fourt h centur y sain t destine d t o becom e th e patro n o f tha t historicall y melancholi c islan d know n a s Ireland . Patrick , hi s da y s o lon g a n unofficia l hol y holiday , perhap s woul d hav e viewe d thi s year' s Ba r Non e Sud s Ru n a s a moralit y pla y equivalen t t o lemming s racin g headlon g int o a n inevitabl e suds y ocean . Despit e th e immora l overtone s o f overindulgenc e an d sacrilegiou s disrespec t easil y at tache d t o a n alcoholi c drinkin g contest , tw o ful l tim e Irishme n succeede d i n orchestratin g a n even t whic h originall y wa s a casua l afternoo n bante r abou t ho w t o celebrat e thi s year' s St . Paddy' s Day . Curl y McGin n an d Ric k Dostal , th e owne r an d th e associat e o f th e Sand castl e Sittin g Roo m o n Margare t Street , ar e n o stranger s t o immediat e scheme s tha t cleverl y per k th e waywar d atten tion s o f ful l tim e ba r _flies . Thei r idea , cloake d a s a lar k a t firs t bu t late r magnifie d int o mas s participan t guerrill a theatre , wa s t o combin e th e customar y lethargi c quaffin g o f bee r o n th e 17t h o f Marc h wit h th e "recen t "phe nomeno n o f jogging . No t explicitl y a nove l idea , fo r i n othe r citie s group s o f contestant s hav e race d fro m ba r t o ba r i n suc h varie d conveyances ' a s tri cycle s o r re d wagons , th e ide a postu late d b y Dosta l an d McGin n soo n cap ture d th e fantas y an d enthusias m o f a numbe r o f loca l ba r goer s an d assorte d worrier s concerne d abou t th e sedentar y aspec t o f thei r favorit e pastime . A cal l wa s put ou t t o al l downtow n waterin g spot s askin g cooperatio n i n linin g u p beer s an d participant s fo r wha t initiall y wa s viewe d a s no t s o muc h a rac e o r enduranc e contes t a s a socia l outin g wher e perspirin g participant s woul d pas s a fe w minute s o f th e Gree n da y afternoo n i n a variet y o f pub s rathe r tha n sittin g cloistere d i n thei r usua l abodes . Twelv e license d distri butor s agree d t o donat e th e bee r i n ex chang e fo r th e promotiona l boos t afford e d b y a n originall y estimate d grou p o f fift y puffin g jogger s makin g cal l a t thei r place s o f business . Wit h thei r usua l aplom b an d show manship , Dosta l an d McGin n earl y i n Marc h se t i n motio n th e wheel s o f th e even t wit h th e timin g necessar y t o creat e a bandwago n response . Somewha t t o th e chagri n o f th e obligate d ba r own er s an d Ric k an d Curl y themselves , th e propose d sud s jo g too k o n a geometrica l response . Deadlin e fo r entr y wa s es tablishe d a s midnigh t o n Frida y th e sixteenth . B y Thursda y on e hundre d hopeful s ha d willingl y pai d thei r $1 0 entr y fee . B y mid-Frida y on e hundre d : sixt y ha d signe d up . Lat e Frida y nigh t th e numbe r ha d grow n i n exces s o f tw o hundred . Dosta l an d McGinn , o n mopeds , becam e a shuttl e servic e amon g th e twelv e bars , distributin g th e officia l T-shirts ; an d collectin g th e officia l entr y fee s an d receipts . Participant s wer e aske d t o report t o the-startin g point , th e • Ful l Moo n Saloon , on e hou r i n advanc e o f th e hig h noo n startin g gun . Thi s writer , relieve d o f th e obli : gatio n t o ente r th e rac e du e t o a for . : tunat e schedulin g o f workdays , reporte d t o hi s bartendin g chore s a t th e Full,Moo n Saloo n thre e hour s earl y o n Saturday . ; Earl y favorite s i n th e twelv e bar , mil e • an d two-third s ru n include d no t onl y thi s write r (wh o gratefull y escape d partici ; pation ) bu t severa l othe r year-roun d imbiber s o f th e yello w suds , who , du e a s muc h t o th e threa t o f approachin g middl e ag e a s t o a n Iris h temperament , guiltil y jo g th e roadway s o f Ke y Wes t i n searc h o f th e sublimit y generall y though t t o b e unreachabl e withou t pain . Whe n I t Come s T o Perfume s Th e Worl d Come s T o Th e Turtl e Wal k Este e Laude r Kanno n Crep e d e Chin e Balenciag a Ba l a Versaille s Rabann e Pao o Fraca s NlnaRicc I Blu e Carnatio n Lubl n Wort h Shalima r Ig h Pierre . Cardl n ^ ^ Perfumes/Cosmetics/Boutique Jungl e Gardeni a Florld a KB » 8 Handbag s Yend i Caro n Ke y Wes t Fragranc e Whit e Shoulder s tuptl e Halsto n LeGallo n Scandl a Cabochar d Herme s Glvench y Guerlai n Calandr e Jo y Bandi t 43 1 Fron t Stree t Ol d Tow n Squar e Ph . 296-604 6 Taba o Lanoorri s Chlo e Christia n Dio r Yve s Sain * Lauren t i I t f " 6 RESTfiURR m OPE N 6:3 0 A M TI L 1 0 P M PHON E 294-9279 , MALONE Y AVE . & 4t h AVE . ACROS S FRO M BOYD' S 1 Ib . T-Bon e Stea k Ba r B Qu e Ribs , Chicke n & Por k Shrimp , Oyster s & Scallop s Ho t Corne d Bee f & Pastram i Cone y Islan d Frenc h Frie s • Bee r & Win e • Complet e Breakfas t • Homemad e Chil l • Conc h Chowde r & Fritter s SUR F & TUR F $6.9 5 • LOBSTE R DINNE R W E COO K YOU R FIS H T o n o grea t surpris e o f thi s writer , th e firs t entran t t o repor t a t th e Saloo n fo r th e twelv e o'cloc k star t wa s Broad wa y Bob , wh o a t 9:4 5 a.m . bough t an d con sume d th e firs t o f th e Saloon' s thre e hundre d col d beers . Shortl y afte r Bo b bega n a secon d beer , fou r mor e earl y entrants , visitin g colleg e boy s judgin g b y thei r enthusiasm , cam e i n an d quickl y soake d u p thre e beer s eac h wit h a gust o aki n t o a Lit e bee r commercial . A t thi s poin t th e Saloo n manager , Vi c Latham , perceivin g thes e earl y ar rival s a s a sig n o f wha t wa s t o b e th e statu s qu o o f th e whol e day , dispatche d th e compan y vehicl e t o Lope z Distributor s an d bough t twelv e case s o f Budweiser . At the starting gate Latha m wisel y decide d t o mov e th e start in g poin t o f th e rac e int o th e adjacen t parkin g lot . Meanwhil e th e Saloo n fille d wit h pre—rac e contestant s thirstil y preparin g themselve s fo r th e rac e star t b y downin g th e entir e col d stoc k o f th e Saloon' s beer . Thre e hundre d Irishmen , dresse d almos t identicall y i n Stev e Heuwa l de signe d officia l "Sud s Run " T-shirt s wit h joggin g short s an d shoes , fille d th e CUSTO M WOR K I N 11-OUNCEWATERPROOFE D COTTO N MARIN E DUC K • DUFFL E AN D DIV E BAG S • SE A BAG S AN D TOT E BAG S I N STOC K — O R MAD E T O YOU R NEED S STEV E NES S KATH Y HOISINGTO N #1 4 KE Y LIM E SQUAR E :YOR 5 of QvAirr y f JlffV . fSmmmJ 2 7 Saloo n a t eleve n o'cloc k o n a Saturda y mornin g wit h a carefre e camaraderi e neve r see n a t th e star t o f mor e seriou s compe titiv e events . Man y militar y personne l an d vacationin g collegiate s imbue d th e gatherin g wit h a crew-cu t versu s hirsut e loo k tha t suggeste d th e embryoni c same nes s bu t cultura l polarit y o f th e tw o Irelands . Al l person s no t loca l compounde d thi s writer-bartender' s chore s b y re questin g detaile d instruction s o f th e rule s o f th e ru n an d th e rac e rout . "OK, " sai d th e bartender . "N o wheels . Fee t th e onl y allowe d locomo tion . Finis h al l th e beers . You'r e responsibl e fo r you r returne d lunch . G o fro m thi s Saloo n t o th e 90 0 Ba r dow n Simonton . G o aroun d th e corne r tw o block s dow n Duva l t o Lowel l C , the n t o th e Blu e Boar ; o n t o th e Bull , the n May nard's . Cu t ove r t o Sloppy's . The n ru n dow n Green e Stree t t o Fitzpatric k t o Billie's . Hea d dow n Fron t t o th e Pie r Hous e lobb y an d as k Fredd y wher e th e Char t Roo m i s (sa y hell o t o Gai l fo r me) . Cu t ou t th e parkin g lo t pas t th e Fabric s u p t o Dilll s acros s fro m Strunk . Fro m th e Pickl e weav e alon g th e waterfron t t o th e Ra w Ba r ( a goo d plac e t o loo k ove r . th e seawall) , the n sprin t t o th e finis h dow n Margare t Stree t a t th e Sandcastle . Goo d Luck . That' s tw o dollars , please , fo r th e tw o beers. " Curl y an d Ric k arrived, , promptl y at eleve n lookin g a bi t aghas t at th e thre e hundre d participant s al l eage r t o begi n th e run . Wit h hi s usua l informa l pom p McGin n se t u p a registratio n tabl e i n th e parkin g lo t nex t t o th e bee r lade n pick u p truc k an d bega n dividin g th e thron g int o heat s o f twent y runners . Ever y run ne r wa s assigne d a badg e numbe r an d in structe d t o cal l out hi s numbe r t o th e bartende r a t eac h stop . Al l th e bartend er s ha d bee n instructe d previousl y t o se e t o i t tha t al l participant s finishe d thei r entir e bee r rathe r tha n pourin g the m int o potte d plants . Surroundin g an y competitiv e even t Tffl t MONSTE R M0 0 FRON T STREE T KE Y WES T TC P of the L A CONCH A HOTE L 43 0 DUVA L STREE T OL D TOW N Panorami c Vie w Al l Ke y Wes t Famou s To p Luncheo n Men u Mon . Sat . •11:3 0 a m 4:0 0 p m Favorit e Cocktail s Dail y 1 1 a.m . 4 a.m . DANSKIN S ANIT A KANTO R Dresse s TANG A BATHIN G SUIT S Brazi l KIEHL' S Ski n Product s • HAN D PAINTE D Flora l T-Shirfs ' MADEMOISELL E a fashio n experienc e no w ope n i n th e . Harbo r Hous e Arcad e • 42 3 Fron t St , Ke y Wes t

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2 8 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 MIL1IO 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 Servin g Breakfas t Lunc h Dinne r Phon e 305-296-990 8 91 7 Duva l Stree t Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 DAIL Y SPECIAL S Wher e Yo u Ge t Goo d Valu e Ever y Da y SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 A M T O 3 P M Lunc h ... . $1.2 9 Choic e o f Chicken , Shrimp , Fis h o r Hamburge r Choic e o f Fr . Fries, Mashe d Potatoes . Cor n o r Sala d SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 A M T O 1 0 P M Hamburge r Deluxe... . $1.6 5 Quarter-Poun d Burge r o n a Toasted Bun , wit h Col e Sla w an d Fr . Frie s SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 A M T O 1 0 P M Chicke n Dinne r ...... . $1.8 5 Wit h Col e Slaw , Fr . Frie s o r Mashe d Potatoes , Rol l an d Hone y SPECIA L EVER Y DA Y 10:3 0 T O 1 0 P M Fis h Dinne r $2.1 9 Wit h Col e Slaw , Fr . Frie s o r Mashe d Potatoes , Roll , an d Tarta r o r Cocktai l Sauc e DININ G ROO M TAKEOU T SERVIC E Chicken UNLIMITE D EAT IN TAKE OUT Tamily c Restaurants 110 2 Ke y Plaza , U S * 1 Ph . 294-220 4 i s th e conversationa l contagio n know n a s wagering . Eve n thoug h b y startin g tim e o f th e Sud s Ru n mos t runner s ha d opte d t o mak e a socia l affai r o f th e afternoo n rathe r tha n a hard-nose d contest , a suf ficien t numbe r o f accomplishe d jogger s a s wel l a s a heart y arra y o f "abdominious " bee r drinker s promise d a rea l nos e t o nos e run . N o one , however , seeme d t o thin k tha t th e winne r woul d b e eithe r a runne r o r a drinker . Goo d runner s sel do m drin k muc h an d heav y drinkers , i t nee d no t b e pointe d out , neve r run . Earl y mone y wisel y reste d o n loca l artis t an d favorit e so n Marti n Laessig , wh o jog s muc h mor e regularl y tha n h e drinks, althoug h fro m year s o f supple mentin g hi s artisti c incom e wit h th e garnis h o f bartendin g revenu e Laessi g i s rid strange r t o a n occasiona l gallo n o r tw o o f beer . Despit e rumor s o f 'ringers ' bein g importe d fro m Miam i an d th e ominou s soundin g tow n o f Marathon , mos t wager s wer e place d o n Laessig . An y bet s agains t hi m wer e ho w quickl y h e coul d cove r th e course . Initia l estimate s o f tim e wer e aroun d a n hou r t o consum e th e twelv e beer s an d cove r th e course . Laessi g an d th e othe r seriou s contender s wer e allowe d t o depar t i n th e firs t wav e o f runners . Overal l tim e wa s t o b e th e decidin g facto r a s t o wh o wa s th e winner , s o a contestan t startin g i n th e las t coul d stil l wi n th e contest . Som e ninet y minute s wer e necessar y t o dispatc h th e tw o hundre d an d ninet y runners , and , muc h t o th e goo d fortun e o f th e Saloon , th e late r starter s staye d contentedl y i n th e ai r conditione d ba r sippin g preparator y beers . Disbelie f an d a hig h degre e o f disenchantmen t re gistere d o n th e face s o f th e thos e ye t t o begi n when , 2 7 minute s afte r th e firs t wav e ha d left , a phon e cal l wa s receive d fro m th e Sandcastl e informin g th e bar tende r tha t Marti n ha d no t onl y finishe d th e cours e bu t wa s eatin g hi s Iris h ste w —th e onl y accolad e mos t o f th e entrant s wer e t o receive . "Twelv e beer s an d al most tw o mile s i n twent y seve n minutes ! Impossiblei" , man y yet-to-star t runner s muttere d wit h a rin g o f logica l disbelief . Meanwhile , progres s report s fro m a roun d th e rac e cours e portraye d th e strun g ou t thron g a s a kin d o f whippe d arm y i n disorganize d retreat . Staggering , falling , disorientation , fisticuff s an d revers e peristalsi s affecte d a goo d num be r o f th e throng . Severa l pugilisti c hubbub s an d irrationa l arguments , alon g wit h tauntin g spectator s smudge d a n otherwis e happ y outing . A fai r numbe r o f participant s deviate d fro m th e assigne d cours e a t th e Char t Roo m t o refres h them ! " i * Underway selve s wit h a rowd y di p i n th e hote l pool . Tw o generou s soul s hire d a hors e draw n carriag e t o follo w the . rac e rout e an d collec t th e lam e an d easil y intoxicate d an d ferr y the m t o safety . Th e scen e a t th e Sandcastl e parkin g lo t gre w int o a midda y Ne w Year' s Ev e a s th e majorit y o f th e thre e hundre d racer s an d a n additiona l hos t o f equall y tips y spectator s gathere d fo r Iris h ste w an d th e presentatio n o f awards . Laessi g gratefull y accepte d hi s troph y an d hundre d dolla r cas h prize , blithel y un awar e tha t h e ha d jus t sacrifice d hi s / amateu r statu s a s a runner , bu t aware / tha t h e woul d no t hav e t o pa y fo r an y beer s fo r week s t o come . Everyone/want s t o bu y a cham p a drink . Dosta l an d McGin n floate d throug h th e crow d accept in g congratulation s fo r a wel l organize d affai r an d breathin g sigh s o f relie f tha t i t wa s over . Suggestion s fo r improve ment s an d expansio n o f a 198 0 sud s ru n wer e discussed , bu t th e organizers/seeme d momentaril y fatigued . Sain t Patrick i i f h e wer e present , probabl y woul d hav e joine d righ t i n th e festivities> ' fo r o n hi s da y everyon e i s Irish , an d seldo m hav e s o man y o f th e son s o f th e shamroc k countie s smile d togethe r a t once . ffl OU T ISLAN D SEAFOO D Fo r Fres h Shrim p "Fres h fro m th e boat! " AN D ROC K SHRIM P • LOBSTE R • FIS H • OYSTER S • STON E CRA B N . ROOSEVEL T LOCATE D RIGH T BEHIN D TH E KE Y WES T KENNE L CLU B ONJ3HR1M P ROAD , STOCK ISLAND . U.S. 1 BRIDG E S . ROOSEVEL T Shrim p Roa d — Stoc k Islan d W E PAC K AN D SHI P ANYWHERE ! 294-248 8 o r 294-153 3 Y" \ 4 t / PICTUR E §IH€ W /SHO W TIME' 9:0 0 RAt . APRI L _ PHCN E 294382 6 S2.5 C VITA L SIGH S b y Mac k Dryde n TW O HOUR S BEFOR E midnigh t o n Marc h 9 , I la y o n m y livin g roo m floo r starin g a t th e ceilin g i n a col d sweat . At mid nigh t eigh t othe r peopl e an d I woul d • stor m th e stag e a t Green e Stree t Theatr e . t o sho w m y brain-child , th e Vital Signs comed y show , t o th e world . I ha d n o ide a ho w th e audienc e woul d react . I ha d nothin g t o compar e i t to , thi s bein g m y firs t attemp t a t writin g an d directin g a comed y show . Fo r th e tw o week s o f rehearsals , I exude d con fidenc e s o th e cas t woul d kee p th e faith . Now , tw o hour s befor e th e show , th e Fait h Exude r wa s breakin g apar t unde r a n attac k o f Questio n Fro m Inne r Space . Wha t i f nobod y came ? Wha t i f EVERYBOD Y came? ' (the y did ) Wha t i f the y though t a grow n ma n i n a cockroac h costum e wa s embarras sin g an d no t funny ? Wha t i f the y sa t there , silent , wonderin g wha t the y wer e suppose d t o b e laughin g at ? JEF F HAGEL , m y roommate , burs t throug h th e doo r a t 10:30 , a bee r i n eac h han d an d abou t thre e unde r hi s belt . H e wa s wearin g hi s chrom e infantr y helme t wit h th e pal m tree s an d th e pelica n painte d o n it . I n a coupl e o f hours , h e woul d becom e Th e Grea t Dumbin i an d escap e fro m a coat , shir t an d ti e whil e hangin g up sid e dow n fro m th e rafter s ove r th e stage . "Read y t o catc h som e roaches? " h e asked . W e neede d roache s fo r th e cockroac h bit . I go t a flashligh t an d a pape r ba g an d w e wen t t o ou r roac h trap , a n ol d boar d lyin g fla t i n th e backyard . "H i HOI " h e yelled , raisin g th e boar d an d aimin g th e beam . H e di d a runnin g Cur t • Gowd y commentar y whil e I scramble d fo r si x palmett o bug s an d thre w the m i n th e bag : "Loo k a t thos e lightnin g hands , woul d you ? I' m tellin g yo u thi s youn g ma n i s goin g t o b e a conTENde r a t th e sprin g trial s o n Elizabet h Street! " H e aske d m e wh y I wasn' t laughin g an d wh y I wa s bein g grumpy , an d I tol d him , oh , nothing , I wa s jus t scare d t o deat h an d wa s thinkin g o f cuttin g m y throa t o r catchin g th e firs t Greyhoun d ou t o f town . Jef f ha d take n counselin g course s i n th e army , s o h e thre w m e o n th e groun d an d bea t m e up . I fel t muc h better . W E GO T T O th e theatr e a t 1 1 o'cloc k an d starte d gettin g ou r gea r together . W e ha d 10,00 0 props , everythin g fro m hearin g aid s t o hul a skirts . I wa s wor rie d w e wouldn' t b e abl e t o fin d som e o f the m whe n th e tim e came . I wa s wor rie d w e wouldn' t ge t th e set s o n an d of f th e stag e fas t enoug h t o kee p th e audienc e fro m gettin g bored . I wa s worrie d th e gay s wouldn' t understan d w e wer e o n thei r side . I wa s worrie d abou t life . A t 11:0 5 I looke d int o th e audienc e an d go t a n unnervin g jolt . Ther e wer e onl y thre e peopl e i n th e audience , whic h didn' t worr y m e becaus e i t wa s earl y an d I kne w w e wer e sol d out . What worrie d m e wa s tha t the y wer e thre e ol d ladies , dresse d t o th e nines , an d th e younges t on e wa s abou t 70 . I didn' t kno w ho w t o tak e it . Ha d a nursin g hom e bough t bloc k seats ? Ha d th e publicit y bee n misleading ? Wer e the y expectin g Bo b Hope ? 11:30 . I wa s silentl y freaking . Th e cas t wa s happy , havin g prepare d mentall y an d chemically . The y notice d ther e wa s n o bloo d i n m y fac e ( I mean , thi s wa s M Y baby. ' I f i t floppe d i t wa s M Y flop ! M y HEAR T wa s o n th e lin e ou t ther e I) The y tol d m e no t t o worry , it' d b e fine . MIDNIGHT . I BLO W int o th e backstag e phon e t o ge t a ris e ou t o f ou r lightin g an d soun d man , Joh n (Forklift , Wil d Man , J.C. , Craz y Teckie ) Cochrane . "Hol d u p a minute , Bubba, " h e said . "W e go t a lo g ja m a t th e door. " I peeke d throug h th e curtain . Th e street s o f Ke y Wes t wer e empty ! Everybod y wa s i n th e theatre ! Th e polic e wer e keepin g orde r o n Thoma s Street ! I said , "God , I kno w yo u haven' t hear d fro m m e fo r awhile , bu t yo u kno w ho w i t i s whe n yo u ge t busy... " 12:10 . J.C . ble w int o th e phone . "Okay , Bubba . It' s time. " JAMI E ALCROF T grabbe d th e backstag e mik e an d said , "Ladie s an d gentlemen , welcom e t o Midnigh t Greene, " an d th e audienc e applauded . I fel t bette r al ready . f\U £ (Vftftft i tfcTU O
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3 0 r J. P. Bo presents a Green e St . Theatr e Benefi t with: i i j i Richi e Haven s Live and in concert WEDNESDA Y APRI L 2 5 8:0 0 an d 10:0 0 p m Reserve d seat s $10.0 0 contributio n plu s THURSDA Y APRI L 2 6 Afte r Sunse t A Specia l Champagn e Buffe t Benefi t Wit h Richi e Haven s an d man y surprise s $15.0 0 pe r perso n Happy 4t h Birthda y Green e St . Theatr e 294-500 1 Bo x Offic e 50 9 Duva l St . — Live Theatre at its Key West Best — W e storme d th e stag e wit h ou r instrument s twangin g an d jangling . "Ar e yo u read y i n th e back! " I yelled , an d the y yelle d back , "Yeah! " The n Jami e yelle d t o th e left , Perr i Halev y yelle d t o th e right , the n I yelled , "Ar e yo u read y t o go , group? " an d th e cas t yelled , "YEAH! " an d w e walke d off stage , silent . THE Y LAUGHED . The y applauded . W e wer e of f t o a goo d start . The y wer e read y fo r us . I wen t backstag e an d Cydal l Cochra n helpe d m e o n wit h th e cockroac h costum e whil e Norma n Va n Ake n (th e Ke y Wes t rookie ) an d Kir k Condyle s (th e slo b landlord ) di d th e firs t scene . Fro m th e dressin g roo m I coul d hea r howl s o f laughter . I wa s feelin g better , th e cas t wa s feelin g great . S o far , nothin g ha d gon e wron g an d everythin g wa s gettin g a laugh . Th e scen e wit h Sa m Weyma n a s th e gu y wh o live d unde r th e be d wa s hilarious . S o wa s th e on e wit h th e tw o gay s (Jef f an a Warre n Sweeney ) wh o live d i n th e closet . The n I walke d o n wear in g th e roac h costum e tha t DeD e Wes t made . Th e plac e wen t ber serk . Howls , guffaws , applause . I wa s saved . I wa s a happ y man . TH E FIRS T THIN G wen t wron g a t tha t point . Norma n wa s sup pose d t o hav e a newspape r besid e th e chai r s o h e coul d rol l i t u p an d ac t lik e h e wa s goin g t o poun d m e wit h it . N o newspaper . H e grabbe d a flanne l shirt . I turne d aroun d t o se e hi m holdin g th e shirt , whic h mad e n o sens e a t al l t o m e o r anybod y else . I grabbe d i t an d thre w i t o n th e bed . H e squirte d m e with.Raid . I grabbe d i t and-squirte d him, an d th e res t wen t fine . THE N CAM E th e Reveren d Absolutel y Eight . Everythin g wen t a s planne d unti l Mr . Grubb s (Sam ) gav e hi s committe e report . "W e ha d on e casualt y thi s wee k whe n Ro y Kinki e slamme d a ca r doo r o n Henr y Hobb' s thumb , Reverend. " A t tha t poin t h e pulled . a piec e o f pape r ou t o f hi s pocke t t o rea d th e res t o f hi s report , an d th e Reveren d (Jamie ) leane d ove r an d dead-panned , "I s tha t th e thum b there , Virgil? " an d w e al l cracke d up , o r trie d no t to . A s I sai d i n thi s colum n las t month , yo u neve r kno w what' s com in g nex t fro m Jamie , eve n onstag e i n fron t o f 20 0 people . A t th e en d o f th e ski t th e ga y gu y (me ) bolte d through—th e sid e doo r o f th e theatre , pursue d b y th e riotin g congregation . W e ra n aroun d t o th e backstag e door , whic h wa s unaccountabl y locke d tight . Jeff , havin g ha d arm y training , panicke d an d starte d gougin g a hol e i n th e wall . Warre n an d Norma n dragge d hi m awa y an d w e foun d tha t th e othe r sid e entrance , which.i s usuall y locked , wa s unaccountabl y open . Go d ha d don e Hi s part , an d I thanke d Him . TH E NEX T BI T wa s th e intervie w wit h Ralp h Cobal t (Sam) , th e dea f author . Everythin g wen t smoothl y fo r abou t ten _ seconds . I introduce d Ralph , h e cam e an d sa t down , an d th e off-the-wal l act s wer e the n t o tak e plac e behin d hi m (Warre n Sweene y an d hi s Hawaiia n Nose , Norma n Va n Ake n an d hi s Magi c Mounds , Georg e Burn s an d th e Honky Conchead s , .etc.) After,.,the...Con.che.ads , ; . . Jeff , wh o wa s i n th e rafter s ove r th e stage , wa s t o dro p a chai r righ t behin d Sam , wh o woul d o f cours e b e obliviou s t o i t sinc e h e wa s deaf . Th e communicatio n t o Jef f abou t th e timin g wa s someho w garbled . Sa m ha d bee n sittin g ther e fo r abou t te n seconds , expectin g nothing , whe n Jef f threw th e chai r t o th e stat e righ t behin d Sam , wh o jumpe d abou t tw o fee t of f hi s chair . I t sounde d lik e a shotgun . Nobod y i n th e audienc e notice d Sam' a lea p becaus e they al l jumpe d tw o fee t ou t o f thei r chairs , too , stayin g hea d t o hea d wit h him . Sa m sa t tremblin g fo r a moment , askin g m e wit h hi s eye s i f ther e wer e bodie s scattere d behin d hi m o r what . Th e res t o f th e ski t wen t fine . The n (i f I ma y wa x senti menta l fo r a moment ) cam e th e greates t momen t o f th e evenin g fo r me . Th e gir l brough t ou t th e Grea t Dumbin i sign , th e freneti c sound s o f Th e Fligh t o f th e Bumblebe e fille d th e theatre , an d Jef f droppe d int o sigh t fro m ove r th e stage , danglin g upsid e dow n i n a coa t an d tie , whic h h e proceede d t o escap e from . Th e reaso n I singl e i t ou t wa s becaus e th e crow d reactio n wa s th e mos t thrillin g o f th e night . Whe n th e Grea t Dumbini' s hea d and . L, , BETTLE' 5 NURJER f *20 ft $\& Spring is here, Summer's near So come in, dear, There's nothing to fear shoulder s appeared , I coul d actuall y fee l a wav e o f hilarit y mov e ove r tha t audienc e al l th e wa y t o th e rea r o f th e theatre , the n bounc e bac k lik e a n amplifie d echo . I t wa s positivel y orgasmic , an d I kno w no w ho w peopl e ge t hooke d o n doin g comedy , DURIN G TH E INTERMISSIO N w e didn' t d o on e singl e thin g w e wer e suppose d to , a s fa r a s I know . W e wer e floatin g o n th e hig h o f th e firs t act , s o w e wen t outsid e an d laughe d an d dran k bee r fro m Warren' s truck . Suddenly , Ac t I I wa s upo n u s an d w e ha d t o brea k ou r neck s t o ge t everythin g ready . W e opene d th e ac t wit h Pile-o-Matic , th e worksavin g devic e tha t doesn' t d o anything . Jeff , Warre n an d Norman , garbe d i n silve r showe r caps , gy m short s an d lettere d tan k tops , simpl y pile d o n whateve r ite m th e housewif e wante d pile d on . I t wa s possibl y ou r mos t bizarr e bit , an d th e audienc e sa t ther e con fuse d throug h mos t o f it . MARG O McCOLLOM' S drugge d housewif e commercial s wen t well , and , a s fa r a s I know , a s planned . W e conspire d t o confus e he r b y walkin g i n durin g on e o f he r commercial s an d undressin g her , bu t decide d a t th e las t minut e tha t w e didn' t nee d th e hassl e fro m th e stat e attorney' s office . Sa m wa s a bi g hi t a s th e M C o f "Vita l Signs, " th e gam e sho w i n whic h th e panelist s trie d t o figur e ou t whic h o f th e thre e dea d guy s wa s th e veal lat e Vit o (Hors e Lips ) Vendetti . H e foun d a hug e gree n sui t i n th e costum e roo m jus t befor e th e sho w an d decide d t o tuc k th e coa t int o hi s pants . I t wa s wonder ful . Perr i Halev y playe d Doll y Parton , I playe d Marli n Perkins , an d Cydal l Cochra n playe d Cher . Doll y forgo t he r firs t questio n an d ha d t o as k me , the n Che r forgo t he r lin e an d ha d t o as k us , the n I completel y space d th e whol e thin g an d ha d t o be g the m fo r help . W e though t w e coul d win g it . Sa m wa s n o help . H e babble d somethin g like , "Beeble ? Habd y scimba d o n th e crodle , Dolly? " s o w e struggle d throug h th e thin g t o th e end . TH E QUIK-STAR T Ambulanc e Compan y bi t wen t ove r hugel y be caus e i t wa s s o slapstic k an d bizarre , I guess . Jami e keele d ove r fro m a hear t attac k whil e hi s wif e (Perri ) babble d o n abou t ho w h e wa s eatin g to o muc h jun k fo r hi s system . Jef f an d Norma n cam e o n i n thei r Quik-Star t Ambulanc e jum p suit s an d proceede d t o giv e Jami e a pus h start . H e chugge d fo r a second , the n fel l ove r th e edg e o f th e stag e (unplanned) . The n Norma n wen t "ou t t o th e truck " t o ge t Pep e (me ) an d I burs t in , al l freneti c motion , an d ra n aroun d th e theatr e wit h Norma n an d Jef f chasin g me . The n Jef f go t th e jumpe r cable s hooke d t o m e an d pu t the m o n Jamie , an d h e go t starte d up . I t wa s ver y weird , bu t th e audienc e howle d i n appreciation . TH E FINA L BI T o f th e nigh t wa s a biggy , too . I san g a bawd y Elizabetha n ballad , "Lust y Youn g Smith, " an d Cydal l di d he r ow n sign-languag e fo r th e deaf . Th e imag e o f a tight-lippe d school-mar m typ e doin g semi-dirt y sign-languag e hi t th e crowd' s funny-bon e jus t right . . . Suddenly , i t wa s over . W e di d it . Th e whoopin g an d holler in g backstag e wa s emotional , an d w e al l wen t ou t t o celebrat e a n effor t w e al l believe d in . W e playe d t o thre e more ' packe d houses . Now , we'r e gettin g th e nex t on e ready . It'l l b e calle d Son of Vital Signs, an d it'l l ru n Apri l 6 , 7 an d 8 . 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3 2 HOURS : 6:3 0 A M t o 10:0 0 P M Countr y Breakfas t Sala d Boa t Steak s • Seafoo d Famil y Price s We Coffee is back/ DAY S IIM N The Place To Stay at the end of the day 8 0 Mote l Room s • 3 5 Apartment s Phon e [305 ] 294-374 2 Toll-fre e [800 ] 241-919 1 385 2 N . Roosevel t Blvd . Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 294-4533 Neighborhoo d Inciden t by Bill Huckel O N TH E AFTERNOO N o f Marc h 13 , I wa s workin g a t m y des k whe n I hear d a shot , followe d b y th e anguishe d howl s o f a dog . I wen t ou t t o investigat e an d sa w a fe w peopl e a t a hous e dow n th e street . I wen t ther e an d sa w a polic e office r stand in g i n fron t o f a do g tha t wa s holdin g u p a blood y pa w an d howlin g i n pain . Severa l peopl e wer e shoutin g a t th e of fice r whil e h e summone d hi s supervisor . Hi s superviso r arrived , calme d dow n th e angr y grou p somewhat , too k th e do g t o th e vet , an d returne d t o th e scen e o f th e shooting . Shortl y thereafter , th e policeme n departed . . TH E OFFICE R WH O fire d th e sho t file d hi s report . H e reporte d tha t "a t 3:4 3 p.m . o n 3/13/7 9 I wa s dispatche d t o 51 6 Willia m Stree t i n referenc e t o a com plain t abou t a dog. " (Th e complainan t ha d reporte d tha t a do g ha d attacke d childre n o n a bik e a shor t tim e before. ) H e aske d a t on e o f th e door s at th e propert y i f anyon e i n th e buildin g owne d a larg e dog , an d h e wa s tol d tha t th e apartmen t t o th e rea r ha d a larg e dog . "A t th e tim e I wa s carryin g m y Kel Lit e ( a flashligh t whic h ca n b e use d a s a weapon ) i n m y lef t hand. " H e goe s o n t o sa y tha t h e didn' t wan t t o wal k u p t o th e doo r a t th e rea r o f th e apartmen t becaus e i t wa s open , s o h e stoo d outsid e (ther e i s a smal l pati o are a i n fron t o f th e door s behin d a ree d fence , an d th e office r wa s i n th e yar d o n th e stree t sid e o f th e ree d fence ) an d yelle d ou t "hello. " A t tha t point , h e say s tha t a do g fro m insid e th e apartmen t bega n t o bar k an d the n cam e ou t barkin g an d growl in g i n a n attackin g manner* . " I trie d t o kee p th e do g awa y fro m m e wit h m y Kel Lit e bu t h e kep t coming , growlin g an d bitin g a t th e Kel-Lite. " H e starte d backin g awa y towar d th e stree t an d th e do g kep t coming . " I the n dre w m y sidear m an d fire d a warnin g sho t int o th e groun d hittin g th e do g i n th e righ t foot. " (At . th e tim e th e sho t wa s fired , th e police ma n wa s stil l o n privat e property. ) Th e office r state s tha t h e wa s no t tryin g t o hi t th e dog , bu t "du e t o th e fac t tha t th e do g woul d no t bac k of f an d I coul d . n o longe r figh t hi m off , I ha d n o choic e bu t t o fir e m y weapon. " TH E OFFICER' S SUPERVISO R i n hi s re por t o n th e inciden t wrot e tha t h e wa s summone d b y thi s office r t o th e inciclent . H e wrote , "Upo n m y arriva l h e showed , m e where , h e ha d gon e t o answe r a complain t abou t a viciou s dog . H e the n walked , m e throug h hi s action s prio r t o m y arrival . I fee l tha t (th e officer ) wa s justifie d i n takin g th e actio n h e chos e a s neces sar y t o avoi d bein g bitte n b y a viciou s do g an d I d o no t fee l an y disciplinar y actio n i s necessar y o r warranted . " Th e office r investigatin g th e inci den t fo r th e Polic e Departmen t likewis e cleare d thi s fello w office r o f an y wrong doing . TH E DOG' S OWNE R a t th e hous e sai d tha t th e do g ha d ru n ou t barkin g an d tha t sh e wa s righ t behin d her . Sh e sai d tha t ther e wa s absolutel y n o nee d t o fir e th e warnin g shot ; tha t th e dog , wa s onl y bark in g an d tha t sh e woul d hav e bee n abX e t o sto p th e do g righ t away . Sh e felt tha t th e office r wa s totall y wron g i n wha t h e did . Thes e tw o ar e apparentl y th e onl y tw o eye-witnesse s t o wha t happened . ACCORDIN G T O POLIC E guideline s , whe n a policema n ha s reaso n t o fea r tha t hi s safet y i s jeopardize d b y a n animal , h e ha s th e righ t t o fir e th e pisto l eithe r a s a warnin g sho t o r a t th e animal . However , ther e i s alway s a dange r whe n a gu n i s fired . A ricoche t i s al way s a risk , an d th e neighborhoo d i n whic h th e bulle t wa s fire d i s fille d wit h kids . A gu n shoul d no t b e permitte d -t o b e use d withou t grea t provocation . // ' Wa s ther e tha t provocation ? Wji s th e officer' s safet y tha t jeopardized ? I wa s no t there , bu t ther e ar e som e doubt s i n m y mind . FO R ON E THING , th e anima l i n questio n i s jus t no t tha t large . Althoug h th e do g wa s calle d vicious , sh e i s no t k COM©J I Soup ' Special ! We'r e jus t a friendly , neighborl y bar , n o flash y souvenirs . Ou r onl y overhea d i s tropica l fis h tanks , coo ! ceilin g fan s (basketbal l fans , too) , & th e murals . Drinkin g fan s lov e ou r 1 5 importe d beers . Wine s & champagnes . Englis h dart s & regula r pool . No w servin g lunch . TH E SANDCASTL E / Margare t & Southar d Fou r block s eas t o f Duva l 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. ; STOR E BOO K IBIill^BOD t JVAT , t o b e anythin g bu t a barker . Bu t i f thi s tim e th e do g over-reacte d an d wen t fo r th e officer , couldn' t h e hav e whacke d th e do g awa y wit h hi s Kel-Lite , whic h double s a s a weapon ? Th e owne r o f th e do g wa s righ t o n th e scene . Couldn' t th e office r hav e waite d a minut e mor e fo r th e owne r t o subdu e th e dog ? Furthermore , home owner s ar e encourage d t o hav e dog s traine d t o protec t thei r property . Th e police ma n wa s a strang e ma n i n a strang e yar d callin g out . i s i t no t reasonabl e t o expec t tha t a do g migh t vie w thi s ma n a s a danger ? Wh y wa s a neighbo r wh o kne w th e do g no t aske d i f h e woul d summo n th e dog' s owner ? An d i f th e "vicious " do g ha d attacke d tw o childre n jus t twent y o r s o minute s befor e (th e office r responde d withi n a half-hou r o f th e allege d attac k bein g x-eported ) , woul d ther e no t b e peo pl e aroun d wh o woul d wai t fo r th e polic e t o arriv e an d advis e them ? Ther e wer e neighborhoo d peopl e aroun d whe n th e of fice r arrived , bu t n o on e wa s complainin g abou t a dog . Mayb e i t shoul d hav e oc curre d t o th e office r tha t th e complain an t ha d over-reacted . (Incidentally , th e perso n wh o calle d i n th e complain t ha s calle d th e polic e frequentl y fo r mino r xncident s i n th e neighborhood. ) I don' t thin k tha t i t i s unfai r t o mentio n tha t th e office r wh o sho t th e do g ha d recent l y bee n badl y bitte n b y a dog . I PEE L THA T gun s shoul d no t b e dis charge d excep t unde r th e greates t provo catio n . I d o no t fee l tha t th e provoca tio n wa s sufficien t i n thi s case , bu t I wa s no t a witness . Onc e th e office r ha d mad e hi s decisio n tha t hi s safet y wa s i n jeopard y fro m th e dog , the n h e ha d th e righ t t o fir e hi s gun , accordin g t o th e polic e guideline s lai d dow n fo r hi m t o follow . Mayb e thos e guideline s shoul d b e tightene d up . Mayb e th e ne w officer s shoul d b e give n greate r trainin g i n th e handlin g o f troublesom e dogs . I woul d lik e t o ad d tha t th e office r wh o sho t th e do g certainl y too k n o pleasur e i n it , an d tha t h e kep t hi s hea d afte r th e inciden t whil e h e wa s th e targe t o f muc h heate d verba l abuse . Bu t I don' t thin k tha t h e shoul d hav e fire d tha t shot . SHOR T FOR M LON G FOR M 197 8 10<0*Schod. A INCOM E TA X $150 0 RETUR N PREPARATIO N A T OU R OFFIC E O R YOU R HOM E O R OFFIC E 10AMto9PMMon-Sa t RITSO N ACCOUNTIN G SERVICE S 110 3 IRUMANiAVE.K Y WIS T CALL * 294-741 8 • NO W som e remark s GREEN E STREE T THEATR E BIRTHDA Y BENEFI T D O YO U REMEMBE R you r 4t h birthda y celebration? ? Th e anticipation , th e ex citement , th e party , th e friends , th e food , an d o f cours e th e presents . Well , th e Green e Stree t Theatr e wil l miraculousl y celebrat e it s 4t h birthda y i n Apri l — it s firs t on e i n th e new , fantasti c theatr e facilit y o n th e ol d Nava l Bas e — an d i t promise s t o b e one . o f th e mos t grandios e Ke y Wes t Happening s ever . -?0 R SEVERA L MONTH S I hav e schemed , plotted , leaned , an d dreame d t o com e u p wit h a n appropriat e even t tha t woul d re min d peopl e o f th e Green e Stree t Theatre' s significan t accomplishment s i n th e pas t an d t o toas t it s futur e abou t whic h I' m s o confident . It' s wit h grea t pleasur e tha t I repor t tha t m y effort s an d perseveranc e hav e pai d off . T o celebrat e thi s Green e Stree t Theatr e festiv e 4t h birthday , I'v e arrange d an d wil l presen t o n Wednesday , Apri l 25 , tw o Specia l Benefi t Concert s featurin g LIV E an d I N CONCER T on e o f m y al l tim e favorites . RICHI E HAVEN S ! '. RICHI E HAVEN S WIL L b e i n Ke y Wes t fo r the ' firs t tim e a s a specia l favo r t o m e i n hono r o f th e Green e Stree t Theatre' s 4t h birthda y an d it s nee d fo r fund s a t thi s tim e t o continu e t o flourish . Concert s wil l b e hel d a t 8 an d 1 0 p.m . o n Apri l 2 5 wit h reserve d ticket s price d a t $10 , a donatio n fo r th e benefi t o f th e theatre . Richi e Haven s ha s agree d t o donat e hi s appearance s fo r th e Green e Stree t Theatre . Lon g liv e Richi e Havens ' . I 1 The n o n Thursday, . Apri l 26th , a t 7 p.m. , ther e wil l b e a Specia l Champagn e Buffe t Benefi t a t th e theatr e wit h a chanc e t o mee t Richi e Haven s an d plent y o f othe r surprises . Foo d preparation s ar e unde r th e directio n o f th e incompar abl e culinar y exper t Gai l Brockway . Any Gazeb o Flower s "Flowers Say It Better" HAPP Y EASTE R Easte r arrangement s fro m $8.5 0 1 0 AM6 P M # 4 L a Plac e 11 1 Duva l St . 294-972 7 jButfert f 120 8 Simonto n Stree t Nightl y 6:30-10:3 0 Sunda y Brunc h 11:3 0 2:3 0 Close d Wednesda y Fo r reservation s 291-071 7

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' P.O . BO X .15 ° fl FUNK Y EHTER Y FO R PflSTf t .. . FIN D (T1ORE ! Dar k o n fTlondays . Hours : fou r t o midnigh t Ti m WflfiDC3O5 ) 294-313 7 OL D ISLAN D BIR D CO . 5O 3 Green e S t 294-293 2 PflRROT S COCKfiTOO S mncflw s Stron g health y bird s tha t live . Sexin g on d breedin g pair s available . Garde n aviarie s buil t fiirlin& shippin g boxe s availabl e So b LaPollc e Tomm y Richardso n Jeru j Richardso n Bu y Sel l Trad e H O SYNTHETICS ! NOME ! NO W AVAILABL E lOTlronmenta l Siren s How s 129 Close d Sunda y 51 8 DUVA L STREE T / KE Y WE5T , FLORID A 3304 0 TH E TO P FLORIS T SHO P FLOWER S EXPRES S TH E JO Y O F EASTE R Easte r Lil y Plant s • Lovel y Sprin g Cu t Flower s an d Easte r Basket Arrangement s • Sil k Flower s 294-465 1 CORNE R O F TRUMA N & WHIT E T-SHIRTS-JERGA 4 on e intereste d i n helpin g ou t o r cookin g shoul d leav e thei r nam e a t th e bo x offic e a t 50 9 Duva l Street . Ticket s fo r thi s intimat e foo d an d champagn e entertainmen t feas t ar e $1 5 a person . Reservation s shoul d b e mad e i n advance , a s th e crow d wil l b e limite d t o 20 0 people . A S I A M writin g thi s article , chill s -ar e runnin g u p an d dow n m y body . I some ho w manage d t o b e a t th e righ t plac e a t th e righ t tim e 4 year s ag o whe n I di d th e firs t sho w fro m th e ol d stag e a t th e origina l Green e Stree t Theatre . Ther e hav e bee n som e storm y time s fo r sur e ove r th e years , bu t everythin g ha s bee n wort h it . Th e Green e Stree t Theatr e i s gonn a shin e lik e neve r befor e o n Apri l 25-26 , an d I' m prou d t o b e behin d it . Bu t I' m no t doin g i t alone . Th e followin g businesse s hav e donate d fund s o r service s an d hav e mad e i t possibl e fo r m e t o pursu e an d pla n th e upcomin g cele bration : Swift' s Camer a an d Stereo , Inc . Bellisim a A Tradewind s Salo n Quicksilve r L a Bodeg a Pie r Hous e Th e Ke y Wes t Pictur e Sho w Gemin i Islan d Boutiqu e Her b Garde n Celebratio n an d Dou g Slad e Turtl e Kraal s an d Swankie s Ne w Schoo l o f Danc e Rickie' s Riggin g Tu x (openin g thi s summer ) HAPP Y 4T H BIRTHDA Y GREEN E STREE T THEATRE ! '. fro m you r residen t groupie , J.P . B o Othe r event s a t Green e Stree t Theatr e i n April : Ernes t (J.P . Bo ) Hemingwa y present s Th e Beac h Chair s i n a n origina l musica l comedy , The Sun Also Goes Down, Maxc h 30 , 31 , an d Apri l 1 a t 8:3 0 p.m . Tw o one-ac t plays . Sexual Perversity in Chicago, directe d b y Rodd y Brown , an d Ludlow Fair ope n Thursday , Apri l 5 , an d ru n throug h Monday , Apri l 9 . HORNYMOS T FOO D I N TH E NORTHERNMOS T SEAFOO D STAND I N TH E SOUTHERNMOS T CIT Y CAPT . CONCH" S SEAFOO D STAN D TOY S an d THING S 10 % OF F O N AL L EASTE R TOY S WIT H THI S A D Upstairs At the Harbor House Arcade Front Street, Key West WRECKER S WHAR F 63 3 Fron t Stree t Atocha Coin Sales Tak e a guide d tou r o l a 168-foo i Spanis h treasur e galleo n buil t b y Treasur e Salvors , Inc . o f Ke y West , Hi e world' s larges t treasur e huntin g organiiation . Se e wha t lif e aboar d •hi p wa s lik e i n th e 1600's . Se e som e o f th e treasur e tha i ha s bee n foun d i n Florid a waters . Se c th e cannon s fro m th e "Nuestr a Senor a d e Atocha " whic h san k i n 162 2 of f Ke y West . Sh e carrie d a carg o value d a t ove r 10 0 millio n dollars . Se e th e technique s Treasur e Salvor s U usin g t o recove r her'gold , silve r an d gems . 1 1 ^sj8Sr\ S 3 5 ^—.SERVIN G /~ 8 A M t o 2 P M hllllWUllMiiiiiiiiijiSftilHIf^i^ m M L f RIOT S Midnigh t Green e present s Son of Vital Signs, mor e origina l comed y direct e d b y Mac k Dryden , Frida y an d Saturday , Apri l 6 an d 7 a t midnight , an d Sunda y th e 8t h a t 1 1 p.m . Ticket s $3.99 . An Evening with Bay Bradbury open s Thursday , Apri l 12 , an d run s throug h Monday , Apri l 16 . Tw o one-acts : The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit, directe d b y Mar c Ramsey , an d The Pedestx'ian, directe d b y Kir k Brown . TheCollection an d The Dumb Waiter 1 , tw o one-act s b y Harol d Pinter , wil l ru n fro m Thursday , Apri l 19 , throug h Monday , Apri l 23 . Directe d b y Richar d Magesis . Classica l Musi c i n th e Afternoon , a concer t b y loca l musicians , wil l b e pre sente d o n Sunday , Apri l 29 . Produce d b y Dian a Bellar . BESIDE S TH E THOUSAND S o f dollar s use d fo r th e restoratio n o f suc h build ing s a s th e ol d Cit y Hall , th e Ol d Is lan d Restoratio n Foundatio n ha s spen t som e $30,00 0 i n restorin g an d maintainin g Ke y West' s Oldes t House , whic h wa s i n nee d o f extensiv e work . I n addition , muc h o f th e fund s wen t las t yea r towar d assistin g th e Zio n A.M.E . Cornis h Churc h congregatio n i n thei r rathe r larg e an d length y restoratio n effort s o f thei r histori c an d handsom e ol d church . A t present , th e mai n concer n o f Ol d Islan d Restoratio n Foundatio n i s wit h revivin g th e law n o f th e Oldes t House , placin g a n underground , permanen t sprinkl in g syste m an d completin g th e plantin g o f th e garde n wit h th e greener y an d flower s whic h woul d hav e bee n ther e i n th e 1830' s whe n th e hom e wa s firs t occu pied . I N ADDITION , bric k walk s wil l b e laid , an d a pai r o f moder n restroom s re semblin g earl y outhouse s wil l b e installed . Ol d Islan d Day s event s sponsore d b y OIR F brin g i n fund s fo r past , present , an d futur e restoratio n projects , bu t th e suppor t b y membership s o f thos e interest e d i n restoratio n goe s fa r t o maintai n continued on page 36 Al l vessel s compl y S— ^ wit h U.S . Coas t GuardjB ? safet y regulation s * Tropical * • THps Invites you to / / / J Sail JSuPUg SAILING , SNORKEUNG , REE F TRIP S 'S="" = Moonligh t Sails , Sunse t Sail s -—-= " Grou p o r Extende d Charter s Availabl e P. O Box1153 , Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 294-Z13 1 KE Y WEST' S IJ0R0SCOP E K T Emm a CKTE S Su n i n Aries , afte r 20t h i n Tauru s Venu s i n Pisces , afte r 22n d i n Arie s Mercur y i n Pisce s retrograde , turnin g direc t o n Apri l 7th , an d enterin g Arie s o n Apri l 18th . Satur n i n Virg o retrograd e Jupite r i n Cancer , enterin g Le o o n th e 20t h Mar s i n Pisces , afte r 6t h i n Arie s Uranu s i n Scorpi o retrograd e Neptun e i n Sagittariu s retrograd e Plut o i n Libr a retrograd e Nort h Nod e i n 1 6 degree s o f Virg o TH E NE W MOO N o n Apri l 2 6 i n Tauru s wil l b e ver y beneficia l fo r th e city . Ther e wil l b e progres s note d i n area s tha t th e cit y governmen t ha s bee n workin g towar d fo r som e time . Result s wil l b e forthcomin g a t thi s time . TH E MILITAR Y ha s announce d tha t th e Boc a Chic a NA S wil l no t close , an d i n fac t wil l b e expanded . Thi s colum n • state d i n mid-1 9 7 8 tha t th e militar y woul d neve r leav e Ke y West , eve n thoug h th e amoun t o f involvemen t fluctuates . Th e placemen t o f the . planet s i n th e char t o f Ke y Wes t show s th e militar y i s a prim e employe r fo r th e City . TH E PUL L MOO N o n Apri l 1 2 wil l b e in , th e sig n o f Libra , favorabl y aspect in g Venu s i n th e hous e o f trave l i n th e char t o f th e cit y o f Ke y West . Thi s Easte r weeken d wil l b e a ver y bus y an d profitabl e time . Ai r trave l wil l b e es peciall y featured . SATURN, ' TH E RULER , continue s in , retrograd e motio n i n th e are a o f home s an d rea l estate . Thi s departmen t wil l ftil l b e receivin g a lo t o f attentio n i 1 } th e media . Whe n thi s plane t goe s direc t nex t mont h ther e wil l b e som e relie f i n thi s area . Hos t Dr y Cleane r fo r carpets . S o easy , s o quick , s o clean . Hos t Dr y Cleane r clean s you r carpetin g thoroughly , wit h a minimu m o f effor t o n you r part . Yo u jus t sprea d tri e organi c com pound , wor k i t in ' wit h th e specia l Hos t Dr y Cleane r machine , an d vacuu m i t up . Th e compoun d loosens , absorb s an 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 . Hol m Floo r Covenn g Co . B2 1 FLEMIN G STREE T PHON E 29fl-2OB t MOTHE R NATURE S BOUNTY , BI 6 Pwsal <2fr CURANDER A /""-"V . MRS . IVE Y /(.«» } I PALMIS T ' V . ; • ( : Reade r an d Adviso r S^ ' READING S TELL S PAST , PRESEN7 . AN D FUTUR E READING S I F YO U HAV E A PROHI.I M () | AN Y KIN D CONSUL T THI S GIFTLI ) LADY ' ADVlS L O N l.OVI-i . MARRIAG E AN D BUSINESS . SOLVE S AL L PERSONAL . & IINANCIA L AFPAIRS . 80 7 TRUMA N AVE . KE Y WEST , FtORID A 33
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3 6 FABRI C CIT Y Ke y Plaz a Shoppin g Center , Ke y Wes t 296-333 7 Exclusiv e i n Ke y West : burd a pattern s fro m Europ e plu s al l you r fabri c need s Gemin i Islan d Boutiqu e 517Duva l 294-226 0 Ope n till2 , Su n ti i 6 40 0 SIMONTO N ST. , KE Y WEST , FLORIDA , 3304 0 Telephon e 296-257 8 " Lunc h 11:30-3:0 0 Dinne r 7:0 0 10:0 0 Sunda y Brunc h 11:30-3:0 0 Close d Sunda y Nigh t & Monda y GARDE N RESTAURAN T You r ke y t o th e Key . IVz hou r guide d tou r o f 6 0 o f th e mos t unusua l historica l site s you'v e eve r seen . Th e Ke y Wes t Conc h Tou r Trai n Mallor y Square . Roosevel t Blvd. . an d Duva l &. Angel a Street s Depot s 9AM-4P M (305 ) 294-5161 . A Wometc o Attraction . SOM E REMARK S continued from -page 3 4 sufficien t fund s t o carr y o n th e work . A MEMBERSHI P DRIV E i s i n progres s now"t o secur e ne w suppor t fo r OIRF . Ac tiv e membershi p i s availabl e fo r onl y $7.5 0 pe r yea r pe r person ; $2 5 fo r sus tainin g membership ; $10 0 a s a Patro n member ; an d $50 0 fo r Lif e Membership . Thos e wishin g t o joi n ma y d o s o b y sendin g a chec k mad e ou t t o Ol d Islan d Restoratio n Foundation , t o P.O . Bo x 689 , Ke y West , P L 33040 . Th e annua l meetin g o f th e Foundatio n wil l b e hel d Apri l 1 1 a t 8:0 0 p.m . a t th e Hospitalit y Hous e a t Mallor y Square . Al l member s ar e urge d t o attend ; TH E RECENTL Y ORGANIZE D Lati n America n Chambe r o f Commerc e ha s been , channelin g it s energie s i n tw o majo r direction s sinc e it s formation : th e plannin g o f th e firs t annua l Hispani c Root s Wee k Ma y 7-13 , an d th e establishmen t o f a n athleti c pro gra m fo r yout h centere d o n boxin g a t th e ol d city-owne d US O buildin g nex t t o th e Cop t BOB' 6 RESTAURAN T Fres h daily , right-from-the-ocean SEAFOO D Ra w Oyster s Shrim p Steame d i n Bee r Conc h Chowde r Lobste r & Turtl e Stea k Homemad e Ke y Lim e Pi e DESERVEDL Y FAMOU S FO R FRES H SEAFOO D Ope n 11:3 0 a.m . t o 1 1 p.m . Dail y 90 8 Carolin e St . 294-900 5 299-686 6 in g tvif h ffett& r j cormr white i vimiiti a fro* loca l picksip f
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1 8 BENDER-TANI S INC. , REALTO R FULL REAL ESTATE SERVICE 40 9 FLEMIN G ST . 296-6200 or 296-6231 Ope n 9 5 • Close d Sunda y FO R OVE R RFT Y YEAR S NO T JUS T A GROCER Y .. . BU T A SOCIA L CENTE R 52 2 Flemin g St . • Ph . 296-566 3 Ope n 8 a m 7 p m Mon-Sa t 8 a m 6 p m Sunday s 11 ;$a til 3 aa C? C3CP T/ITTO O ex J.heie's Jlo zLlace -Like Siome YOUli PARENTS ' GREATEST WISH (A dedication to my granddaughter) They may never be as clever as th&ir neighbors down the street; They may never be as wealthy as other people they meet; They may never have the glory that some other people had 3 But they strive to be successful as a good Mother and Dad. ' Barbara Neff Gilmore BRIN G U S YOU R DR Y SKI N Le t ou r Aloe-ric h ski n car e companions , DayMoist s an d NightMoist * en d you r dry ski n cares ! 40 % Alo e an d feather-fluffy , DayMoist * pamper s an d protect s you r complexio n al l da y long , unde r makeu p o r alone . A s yo u sleep . NightMoist 3 drenche s you r ski n i n 80 % pur e Alo e moisture . Naturall y nourishin g an d totall y greaseless . Discove r jus t ho w grea t you r ski n ca n feel , an d ho w youthfu l i t ca n loo k wit h Ke y Wes t DayMoist*an d NightMoist 5 ; « V WES T Ke y Wes t Fragranc e & Cosmeti c Factor y 52 4 Fron t Street , Ke y West , Florid a 3304 0 (305 ) 294-559 2 f • t . 3 9

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