Obituaries for July 28, 2014
James Pribble   July 29, 2014
Viola Millick   July 29, 2014
Dorothy Kropp  July 29, 2014
Melvin Williams   July 29, 2014
Gladys Simpson  July 29, 2014
Loralee Schultz  July 29, 2014
Emily Roman  July 29, 2014
Denise McAtee  July 29, 2014
Gabriella 'Gaye' Maertens  July 29, 2014
Patricia Johnson   July 29, 2014
L. Eileen Gunning   July 29, 2014
Francis Beuseling  July 29, 2014
Randy Halsey  July 29, 2014
Katrina Conner   July 29, 2014
Tom Voss   July 29, 2014
Mary Roseman  July 28, 2014
Gloria Paget  July 28, 2014
Viola Millick  July 28, 2014
Judith Kowalske  July 28, 2014
Frances 'Fran' Foster   July 28, 2014
Melvin Williams  July 28, 2014
Gladys Simpson  July 28, 2014
Robert McKay   July 28, 2014
Roger Theuninck   July 28, 2014
Katrina Conner  July 28, 2014
Thomas Voss  July 28, 2014




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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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