Death list for Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 23, 2012, 5:37 pm
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Goodall, Doris, 85, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Mertl, Eileen C., 88, East Moline, formerly Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Metcalf, Jimmy A., 57, Belen, N.M., formerly Moline; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Morris, Alice, 80, Prophetstown; McDonald, Prophetstown.
Nache, Victoria "Vita" 66, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Spears, Dorothy R., 44, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Velon, John C., 96, Grand Junction, Colo., formerly Moline; Callahan-Edfast, Grand Junction.

















 



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  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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