25 years ago (week of Nov. 14-20, 1971):A large crowd...


November 17, 1996|By Diane Mullaly from the files of the Howard County Historical Society's library.

25 years ago (week of Nov. 14-20, 1971):

A large crowd turned out at a Howard County Council hearing to speak against a proposed concert control bill. The bill called for permits to be issued for any concert which would draw an audience of more than 3,000.

A Fairfax, Va., couple found themselves in the spotlight for being the one millionth (and one-million-and-first) visitors to Columbia's Visitor Center. They were presented with $100 in cash and escorted to The Mall, where they were required to spend their prize money in five or more retail establishments.

50 years ago (week of Nov. 10-16, 1946):

The Pfeiffer's Corner Homemakers Club held their regular meeting at the home of Mrs. Mary Brown. County Home Demonstration Agent Mildred Flanagan gave a presentation on consumer information, which asked the question: "Do we really need what we buy, and are we living within our salary?"

Pub Date: 11/17/96

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