R.I. Antique Show to be held Feb. 2 & 3


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Posted Online: Jan. 29, 2013, 1:16 pm
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Press release submitted by Tammy Mendoza


The 55th annual Rock Island Antique Show, sponsored by the Cottage Antiques of Coal Valley will be held this Saturday and Sunday, February 2nd and 3rd, at the Rock Island Plumbers' & Pipefitters' Union Hall, 4600 46 Avenue, Rock Island. This is a new location with new event times. The antique show is open Saturday from 10AM - 6PM and Sunday from 10AM - 4PM. The show features quality dealers offering a wide variety of merchandise including jewelry, glassware, postcards, pottery, mid-century, general antiques, furniture, RETRO kitchenware and collectibles. Admission is $4.00 and good for both days of the event. Food concessions also available. Contact Tammy Mendoza at 309-781-7003.

















 




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1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
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