Obituaries for August 29, 2014
Vincent Thompson  August 30, 2014
Eva Stein   August 30, 2014
Melissa Pulliam  August 30, 2014
Patti Meinert  August 30, 2014
Andrew Cook   August 30, 2014
Eric Carter   August 30, 2014
Vivian Carlson  August 30, 2014
Dorothy VanMeenen   August 30, 2014
Dylan 'Pickles' Smith   August 30, 2014
Donald Gaydos   August 30, 2014
Caryl Van Hyfte  August 30, 2014
Madge Kirk  August 30, 2014
Dorothy 'Jean' Entler   August 30, 2014
Margaret Westfield   August 29, 2014
Vincent Fowler   August 29, 2014
Andrew Cook  August 29, 2014
Margaret Westfield   August 29, 2014
Irene Sollenberger   August 29, 2014
Dylan 'Pickles' Smith  August 29, 2014
Barbara Domaine  August 29, 2014
Allan Andrews  August 29, 2014
Donald Gaydos  August 29, 2014
Dorothy 'Jean' Entler  August 29, 2014
Grace Young   August 29, 2014
Fearld Webb  August 29, 2014
Jean Terry   August 29, 2014
Mary Weber   August 29, 2014





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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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