Deaths, Jan. 25, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 24, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Hawley, Lawrence B., 73, Peoria, Ill.; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Hayes, Modesta Arguello, 94, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Holmes, Robert H., 85, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Lorenz, Olga E., 94, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Martin, Queen Ester, 68, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Olson, Anna, 93, Adel, Iowa, formerly of Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Pilarski, Donald E. "Don" "Peelie," Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Shearer, Helen, 97, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Wood, Shirley Lawrence, 87, Moline; Trimble, Moline.


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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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