Death list for Friday, March 1, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 28, 2013, 6:30 pm
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DeLugish, Gloria E., 87, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Hyett-Moore, Mary Jo, 66, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
Kitchens, Dorothy, 87, Aledo; Esterdahl, Moline.
Schrup, Anthony F., 55, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Steele, Carroll Hobart, 90, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Stephens, Donovan, 38, Colona; Esterdahl, Moline.
Tank, Terry J., 58, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.


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  Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.

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