Years Ago (Week of Oct. 13-19, 1968):* Four...

*TC 25

October 24, 1993|By Information for this column was compiled by Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society's library.

*TC 25 Years Ago (Week of Oct. 13-19, 1968):

* Four Guernsey calves were rustled from a barn at Doughoregan Manor. The following day, Sen. James Clark reported that four of his Holstein calves had been stolen. Two men were arrested the next day and charged with grand larceny.

50 Years Ago (Week of Oct. 17-23, 1943):

* The final report on the sale of war bonds in the county showed that Howard County sales totaled $393,345.25, or 196.5 percent of the $200,000 quota set for the county.

* A woman was found dead in a tourist cabin on Washington

Boulevard in Laurel, and her husband was found semi-conscious on the floor of the cabin. The husband, an Army private, died the next day. The couple's death was declared to be accidental, the result of lack of oxygen in the tightly closed cabin.

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