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Day in history for January 12, 2006

1856 -- 150 years ago
There is a Norwegian family, consisting of a widow and four small children, who have been this winter without food or fuel, save that given them by a neighbor. Anything left at the store of Case And Strong will be faithfully given to them.

1881 -- 125 years ago
James Taylor of Edgington served as chairman of the People's Convention here today to nominate a candidate for sheriff. At the time The Argus went to press no candidate had been named.

1906 -- 100 years ago
''Buster Brown'' is the attraction at the Illinois Theater tonight.

1931 -- 75 years ago
Hundreds of women in Rock Island and the surrounding area will be interested in the fifth annual cooking school sponsored by The Argus on Jan. 20.

1956 -- 50 years ago
''A Trip Through the Universe,'' an illustrated lecture by Carl Gamble, Moline astronomer, was presented at last night's meeting of St. John's Lutheran Brotherhood in the church parish house.

1981 -- 25 years ago
The blam-blam-blam of shotguns heralded the two-hour open season on pigeons Sunday afternoon in downtown Moline. City officials authorized the shooting to rid the area of the birds, which often spread disease and damage buildings with their roosting.

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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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