Chuckles for September 2008

September 02
Q.Where did the seaweed find a job?
A. In the "Kelp Wanted" section!

September 05
Q.What did one volcano say to the other volcano?
A. I lava you!

September 08
Q.What is a frog's favorite soda??
A. Croak-a Cola!

September 11
Q.What is a vampire's favorite holiday??
A. Fangs-giving!

September 15
Q.What book has hairs?
A. A diction-hairy!

September 18
Q.What does a ghost wash its head with?
A. Shamboo!

September 23
Q.What is a wolf's favorite holiday?
A. Howl-oween!

September 25
Q.What kind of garden does a baker have?
A. A flour garden!

September 29
Q.What do you call a snail on a boat?
A. A snailor!

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  Today is Friday, April 25, the 115th day of 2014. There are 250 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Never in the history of Rock Island was there such a demand for houses as at present. Our city is suffering for the want of suitable tenement houses.

1889 — 125 years ago: The choir of Central Presbyterian Church presented a ladies concert under the direction of S.T. Bowlby.

1914 — 100 years ago: Miss Rosella Benson was elected president of the Standard Bearers of Spencer Memorial Methodist Church.

1939 — 75 years ago: Mrs. Nell Clapper was elected president of the Rock Island Business and Professional Women's Club.

1964 — 50 years ago: Gerald Hickman, of Seattle, Wash, will move his family to Rock Island to assume the position of produce buyer for the Eagle Food Center chain of food stores. This announcement was made today by Bernard Weindruch, president of Eagles.

1989 — 25 years ago: Care & Share, formed in 1984 to provide food to jobless and needy Quad-Citians, will disband because the major part of a crisis created by plant closings is over. Food for the needy is still necessary. So groups separately will continue to raise money and collect food.

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