Alleman semifinal football game scheduled for Saturday night


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Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 6:35 pm
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Alleman will travel to Evergreen Park for a Class 4A state semifinal football game at 6 p.m. Saturday. Neither side could mutually agree on a date, so the Illinois High School Association made the final decision on Monday afternoon.

Gates will open at 4:30 p.m.

Starting today and lasting until Friday, Alleman will pre-sell tickets. Those interested can visit Alleman High School, 1103 40th St., Rock Island, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the main office. Tickets are $6.

The school also is organizing a fan bus to Evergreen Park. Contact the high school at (309) 786-7793 for more information.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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