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Day in history for November 21, 2003

1853 -- 150 years ago
Rock Island County voted 828 to 171 in favor of buying $50,000 worth of bonds in the Warsaw and Rockford railroad, which will pass through the county.

1878 -- 125 years ago
E.M. Guffin, the Iowa City milkman who was fined for selling milk on Sunday, is advertising for cows which will give their milk on Saturday.

1903 -- 100 years ago
Rock Island High School's football team beat Moline, 12 to 5, at 12th Street Park. Moline has been defeated only once before by Rock Island. A record crowd of 3,000 saw the game. The Tri-City championship will be decided when Davenport and Rock Island play Thanksgiving day.

1928 -- 75 years ago
Rockford will replace Marshalltown in the 1929 Mississippi Valley professional baseball league, in which Rock Island and Moline have teams.

1953 -- 50 years ago
Turkeys unlimited. This describes the turkey business at the Rock Island Produce Company, a concern that handles three million pounds of those Thanksgiving birds each year. All the turkeys handled by the produce firm are quick frozen and packaged in saran plastic bags, which become almost a second skin on the turkey.

1978 -- 25 years ago
Old Main at Augustana College, a landmark in the Quad-Cities for nearly a century, is undergoing a $400,000 face-lift as a result of gifts to the school's Agenda for Leadership program.

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  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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