50 Years Ago (week of June 1-June 7, 1941): A tractor-trailer carrying 10,000 feet of lumber jackknifed and overturned at a curve on Columbia Pike this week. No injuries were sustained in the incident, but traffic was tied up while the spilled lumber was cleared from the roadway.
* Reports were received this week from Howard County District Red Cross sewing rooms on results of the wartime relief sewing efforts. A total of 5,047 items were completed in 11 months.
25 Years Ago (week of May 29-June 4, 1966): A Howard County police officer rescued a kidnapping victim this week. The victim, a 21-year-old female employee of the University of Maryland at College Park, had been abducted at knifepoint from a campus parking lot by an apparent drifter.