Obituaries for July 24, 2014
Edward Stamer   July 25, 2014
Geraldine Schafer  July 25, 2014
Patty Powers   July 25, 2014
Richard Mills  July 25, 2014
Jack New   July 25, 2014
Bernadine Ehman  July 25, 2014
Ronald Dolleslager  July 25, 2014
Joseph Bishop  July 25, 2014
Linnea Foster  July 25, 2014
Sally Woodridge-Duncan   July 25, 2014
Richard 'Dick' Wilson  July 25, 2014
Patty Powers  July 25, 2014
Christian Nacos  July 25, 2014
Richard Mills  July 25, 2014
Eliza Meyer   July 25, 2014
David Keller   July 25, 2014
Dennis Haas   July 25, 2014
Richard Atzen   July 25, 2014
Roger Roady   July 25, 2014
Arlyn Cady   July 25, 2014
Robert McNalley   July 25, 2014
Jack New  July 25, 2014
Alvin 'Kenny' Overton   July 25, 2014
Lois Van Severen  July 25, 2014




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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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