Death list for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 10, 2012, 6:27 pm
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Cogdill, Willard, 87, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Cosey, Clyde M., 69, Davenport; Orr's, Rock Island.
Gadient, Joseph M., 54, Grapevine, Texas, formerly of Rock Island and Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Hall, Robert, 84, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Kincaid, Earl Calvin Jr. 86, Ocala, Fla.;Hiers-Baxley,Belleview, Fla.
Lewis, Walter, 62, Davenport; Orr's, Rock Island.
Price, Juanita, 53, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.

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