Day in history for March 14, 2001
- 1876 -- 125 years ago
- New officers of the Germania society are: president, August Timm; vice-president, Carl Myers; recording secretary, J. Miller; treasurer, J. Fromm; and trustees, John Jasper and C.F. Grantz.
- 1901 -- 100 years ago
- Health Commissioner G.G. Craig Jr. called a meeting of physicians at the Harper House to discuss the typhoid situation.
- 1926 -- 75 years ago
- The Ministerial Alliance is expected to take steps to oppose the legalization of boxing in Rock Island.
- 1951 -- 50 years ago
- Amendments to Moline's grade A milk ordinance, which will result in the enforcement of the inspection fee collection section, were adopted by the city council last night. Under the terms of the adjusted code, dealers will be required to pay a fee of 2 1/2 cents for each hundred pounds of grade A milk sold in Moline. Mayor Oakleaf said that imposition of the inspection fee will make the Moline inspection service self-supporting for the first time since it began several years ago.
- 1976 -- 25 years ago
- Today marks the debut of The Sunday Dispatch. Everyone who subscribes to the Daily Dispatch will receive a Sunday edition. You will find it Sunday morning in the same place you find your evening papers. One thing you are certain to like about The Sunday Dispatch is the price. It will come free to home subscribers. The newsstand price will be 25 cents.
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