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Day in history for July 29, 2005

1855 -- 150 years ago
A $100 reward was offered for information leading to the apprehension of two prisoners who had escaped from the Cambridge jail.

1880 -- 125 years ago
The dead body of a man was found in a box car at the foot of 14th Street in the Peoria Railroad yard. The car in which the corpse was found was said to have come from Cincinnati.

1905 -- 100 years ago
Frank G. Allen, Republican candidate for Congress, addressed Republicans of the Seventh Ward of Rock Island and defined his position.

1930 -- 75 years ago
Frank Foster, Chicago gunman indicated for the slaying June 9 of Alfred ''Jake'' Lingle, Chicago newspaper reporter, today was identified positively as the slayer by Policeman Anthony Ruthy.

1955 -- 50 years ago
If any man in the Quad-Cities has a pleasant word to say for the present heat wave it would be Ralph Ludders, manager of City Products Corp., Silvis. The firm manufactures a large amount of the ice used on the Illinois side of the Quad-Cities.

1980 -- 25 years ago
More than 2,300 20-year-old men registered for the draft in the metropolitan Quad-Cities last week, and postal officials expect about the same number of 19-year-old men to register this week.

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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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