Obituaries for July 16, 2014
Ed Reaves   July 17, 2014
Ed Viager   July 17, 2014
Maxine Ritch   July 17, 2014
Dorothy McDowell  July 17, 2014
Helen Freberg  July 17, 2014
Marjorie Brummitt  July 17, 2014
George Baayen Jr.   July 17, 2014
David Martin  July 17, 2014
Annagene Markin   July 17, 2014
Jacob Antros   July 17, 2014
Diana Wenndt   July 16, 2014
William Coward   July 16, 2014
Irvin Awtry   July 16, 2014
Walter Wells   July 16, 2014
Clarke Devore  July 16, 2014
Paul Astrouski  July 16, 2014
Mary Alice VanVooren   July 16, 2014
Rashawn Jackson Jr.   July 16, 2014
George Baayen  July 16, 2014
Carol Wilcox  July 16, 2014
Joseph Azer   July 16, 2014




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  Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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