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Day in history for April 29, 2005

1855 -- 150 years ago
The work of grading and paving the levee was steadily improving under the management of Mr. A. Carmichael.

1880 -- 125 years ago
The Rodman flour mill property on 1st Avenue was sold to ex-alderman O'Neil by the Davenport Savings Bank.

1905 -- 100 years ago
The United Christian Party held a national convention at the Watchtower.

1930 -- 75 years ago
The annual regional meeting of the western Illinois district of the Illinois Library Association was held in Moline with librarians and library trustees from 17 Illinois cities in attendance.

1955 -- 50 years ago
An annual Springfield trip for 55 eighth grade students at Edison Junior High School, Rock Island, continued today despite minor injuries for six of the students in an accident south of Galesburg. The mishap involved both of the buses which were transporting the students on the annual tour.

1980 -- 25 years ago
Rock Island's ailing Sunset Marina may be on the way to recovery, following an injection of $259,704 by city officials. Councilmen Monday approved the expenditure in the facility's annual budget that will pay for badly needed repairs.

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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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