Day in history for February 10, 2006

1856 -- 150 years ago
One of the many notoriously bad women who infest this city has made several public exhibitions of herself lately in male attire. Saturday evening while passing along Illinois Street, dressed out in the same style, she was arrested by officers Reddig and Lavee and lodged in the county jail.

1881 -- 125 years ago
The Board of Supervisors was in receipt of seven applications for the vacant stewardship of the County Poor Farm.

1906 -- 100 years ago
The annual Lincoln Day Banquet of the Rock Island Club will be held next Monday evening. Speakers will include Gov. A.B. Cummins of Iowa, E.F. Baldwin of the Peoria Star, and the Rev. Granville H. Sherwood, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church.

1931 -- 75 years ago
The Illinois House of Representatives passed the O'Grady dry repeal bill 91 to 56.

1956 -- 50 years ago
Births in Rock Island during January numbered 81, including 41 boys and 40 girls. The births included mixed twins born to Mr. and Mrs. John A. Herrmann.

1981 -- 25 years ago
A Chicago Motor Club gasoline price survey shows Quad-Cities residents a week ago were paying: Between $1.219 and $1.28 per gallon for regular and $1.269 and $1.32 for unleaded at self-service pumps.

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1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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