Obituaries for September 26, 2014
Daniel Spears  September 27, 2014
Marjorie Paulsen   September 27, 2014
Juan Nuci   September 27, 2014
James Cave   September 27, 2014
Janet Leverette   September 27, 2014
James Furlong  September 27, 2014
Benjamin Childs  September 27, 2014
Phyllis Miller   September 27, 2014
Edward Peet   September 27, 2014
Stella Nocek   September 27, 2014
Robert Morse  September 27, 2014
Justin Nelson   September 27, 2014
Barbara Jewell  September 27, 2014
Thomas Gemignani   September 27, 2014
JoAnne Conway  September 27, 2014
Marjorie Paulsen  September 26, 2014
Michael Marolf   September 26, 2014
Janet DeSmet   September 26, 2014
Trillis Cruys   September 26, 2014
Barbara Connelly  September 26, 2014
Mildred 'Millie' Reynolds   September 26, 2014
Edwin Mays   September 26, 2014
Joseph Gomez   September 26, 2014
Teangelo Garrard   September 26, 2014
Justin Nelson  September 26, 2014
Blanche 'Betty' Klein   September 26, 2014
Sydney Dull Jr.   September 26, 2014
Lauri Dasso Erdman  September 26, 2014




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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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