LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Day in history for July 25, 2005

1855 -- 150 years ago
The work on the bridge is going forward as rapidly as possible and we believe it is the intention of the company to have it ready for the cars to cross the Mississippi as soon as the first of January.

1880 -- 125 years ago
Passenger traffic on the Mississippi River was especially good. Nearly every boat was crowded to capacity.

1905 -- 100 years ago
The Argus carried a front page story announcing that Daniel S. Lamont, Secretary of War under President Grover Cleveland, died at his home in New York State.

1930 -- 75 years ago
Latest official figures on the devastating earthquake in southern Italy placed the number of dead at 1,778 and the injured at 4,264, to add to the terror of the earth shocks, Naples was swept by a hurricane.

1955 -- 50 years ago
Colona, a village about six miles east of Moline, is 100 years old today. The event crept up on Colona without much notice and no elaborate celebration has been planned.

1980 -- 25 years ago
One-hundred bands in 60 years. That's incredible. And local musician Bill Meier is still going strong. The 90-year-old Davenport native has been playing string bass with the Lou Thorne Band for the past seven years.

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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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