Chuckles for November 2013

November 01
Help stamp out, eliminate and abolish redundancy!

November 04
A clean desk is a sign of a cluttered drawer.

November 06
Birthdays are good for you - the more you have the longer you live.

November 08
Despite the cost of living, have you noticed how popular it remains?

November 11
Forgive and forget, but keep a list of names just in case.

November 13
Dyspraxics are people three.

November 15
Drilling for oil is boring.

November 18
A bartender is just a pharmacist with a limited inventory.

November 20
What happens if you get scared half to death twice?

November 22
I tried to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.

November 25
Love may be blind but marriage is a real eye-opener.

November 27
If you think you're a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else's dog around.

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Local events heading

  Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.

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