Obituaries for August 28, 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
Flora Snyder   August 28, 2014
Linda Robbins   August 28, 2014
Vincent Fowler  August 28, 2014
Kay DeLeeuw   August 28, 2014
Roger David   August 28, 2014
Eric Carter  August 28, 2014
Albert Gosney   August 28, 2014
Charles Dilenbeck   August 28, 2014
Sharon Deter   August 28, 2014
Joan Glaus   August 28, 2014
Edra Hamric   August 28, 2014
Roland Bechtel   August 28, 2014
Grace Young  August 28, 2014
Sheri Hernstrom Witt   August 28, 2014
Gloria Cox   August 28, 2014
Ruth Boussemaere   August 28, 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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