Obituaries for August 25, 2014
Vee Sims   August 26, 2014
Fredrick Porter  August 26, 2014
John Lueders  August 26, 2014
Mary Haffarnan   August 26, 2014
Kay DeLeeuw  August 26, 2014
Donald Allard   August 26, 2014
Eudora Watkins   August 26, 2014
Raymond Verdick  August 26, 2014
Wayne Stabler  August 26, 2014
B. Ben Johnson   August 26, 2014
Albert Gosney  August 26, 2014
Gale Ellis  August 26, 2014
William DeSpain  August 26, 2014
Mildred Bierman   August 26, 2014
Maxine Adkins  August 26, 2014
Ray Spratt  August 26, 2014
Mary Frutiger   August 26, 2014
Timothy Ritter   August 26, 2014
June Pearson   August 26, 2014
Beatrice 'Bebe' Weinstein   August 26, 2014
William 'Ed' Tanner Sr.   August 26, 2014
John 'Jack' Hunter  August 26, 2014
Betty Hill   August 26, 2014
Harriett Paschall   August 26, 2014
Lorraine Ketner  August 26, 2014
Nancy Tunnicliff   August 25, 2014
Katherine Molyneaux   August 25, 2014
Mary Haffarnan  August 25, 2014
Anthony Nagovan   August 25, 2014
B. Ben Johnson  August 25, 2014
Emma Rynard   August 25, 2014
William Tanner Sr.  August 25, 2014
John Hunter  August 25, 2014
Vicki Baugh   August 25, 2014
Harriett Paschall  August 25, 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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