Ann Romney, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, is scheduled to visit Davenport this afternoon.
A day after her husband spoke in Davenport, Ms. Romney will be at the visited Davenport, his wife, Ann, is scheduled to be at the Davenport Victory Center, 311 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, at 1:25 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m.
Ms. Romney is scheduled to participate in storm relief collection efforts for Hurricane Sandy at the Davenport office. The visit will come between similar stops in Green Bay, Wis., and Cedar Rapids before a Victory Rally at 6 p.m. at the Temple for the Performing Arts in Des Moines.
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.