* Howard County residents Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bruce and Mr. and Mrs.Edwin Warfield attended a reception in Baltimore for the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Like many Howard countians, the duchess was a descendant of Alexander Warfield, Col. Edward Dorsey and Matthew Howard, early settlers in the area that later became Howard County. The duchess' mother, the former Alice Montague, had been educated at the Patapsco Female Institute.
* The Ellicott City Kiwanis Club won first place in its division for attendance at meetings, at Saturday's annual Kiwanis convention in Washington, D.C. The club, which averaged 93.6 percent attendance for the year, had been involved in an attendance contest with the Annapolis Kiwanis Club.
25 YEARS AGO (WEEK OF OCT. 9-15, 1966):
* The sons of two Howard County families were awarded Bronze Starmedals this week for meritorious service in Vietnam. SP/4 Charles B.Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Millard W. Moore of Highland, received the Bronze Star Medal with "V" device for "devotion to duty and personal bravery." Army Lt. Col. William E. Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. EmoryDavis of Waterloo Road, Ellicott City, was awarded a Bronze Star andan Air Medal for meritorious service as a battalion commander.