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.


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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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