Death list for Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 03, 2013, 4:41 pm
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Brooks, Elden E., 89, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Buller, Denzil, 84, LeClaire; Runge, Davenport.
Goodman, C.June, 86, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Hicks, Lavell, 62, Davenport; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Inman, Troy C. Jr., 72, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Jackson, Samuel, 78, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Johnson, Jane E., 95, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Scott, Billie R., 83, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Stewart, Lyle J., 84, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Trich, Ruby L., 91, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.

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