Day in history for November 29, 2005
- 1855 -- 150 years ago
- Mr. Kinney, of the Black Hawk Nursery, thoughtful as ever, left us a fine bouquet of dahlias last week.
- 1880 -- 125 years ago
- Elijah Carter is to take the place of J.F. Chenoweth as gauger at this point.
- 1905 -- 100 years ago
- Joseph Magrum of Rock Island and Miss Mary Meyer of Pittsburg, Pa., were united in marriage yesterday morning in St. Mary's Church.
- 1930 -- 75 years ago
- The board of trustees of the Argus Santa Claus and Emergency Relief Fund began making plans to purchase relief supplies for needy Rock Island families. The fund totaled nearly $5,000. The Argus was to bear the entire cost of administering the fund.
- 1955 -- 50 years ago
- A Rock Island scrap firm has been honored as one of the pioneers in the field in the golden anniversary edition of the Waste Trade Journal. Dalkoff Iron and Metal Co., 9th St. and 1st Ave., was established in Rock Island over 50 years ago, in 1914, by Julius and Jacob Dalkoff.
- 1980 -- 25 years ago
- How much is that teddy in the window? At the Calvary Faith Climber Church, 3108 23rd Ave., Moline, the stuffed bears are going for $15. They're made in the back of the storefront church. The bears are being sold to benefit the church.
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