Obituaries for July 26, 2014
Jim Pribble  July 27, 2014
Gloria Paget  July 27, 2014
Patricia McGinnis   July 27, 2014
David Gryp  July 27, 2014
Frances 'Fran' Foster  July 27, 2014
Elsie Sawyer   July 27, 2014
Michael 'Boogie' Carlile   July 27, 2014
Bernadine Nola Ehman  July 27, 2014
Gary Anderson   July 27, 2014
Chester Wildermuth   July 27, 2014
Geraldine 'Jeri' Schafer   July 27, 2014
Lois Van Severen   July 26, 2014
Richard Wilson   July 26, 2014
Christian Nacos   July 26, 2014
Gabriella 'Gaye' Maertens  July 26, 2014
Michael 'Boogie' Carlile  July 26, 2014
Lola 'Jackie' Roden  July 26, 2014
Junior Parson Sr.   July 26, 2014
Joseph Bishop   July 26, 2014
Gary Anderson  July 26, 2014
Garnet Hettrick  July 26, 2014
Ronald Dolleslager   July 26, 2014
Linnea Foster   July 26, 2014




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  Today is Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.






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