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Day in history for January 24, 2007

1857 -- 150 years ago
If no accident occurs, the gas holder will be ready for repair today.

1882 -- 125 years ago
Health Commissioner Craig announced yesterday that he will vaccinate all those unable to pay for it on the recommendation of the aldermen of the different wards.

1907 -- 100 years ago
The Trans-Mississippi golf tournament has been awarded to the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club for the coming season, it was announced yesterday.

1932 -- 75 years ago
Snarling a warning to their eight remaining foes, Rock Island High cagers last night overpowered East Moline High School, 21-18, for their initial win of the season.

1957 -- 50 years ago
A painting and three drawings by Grant Wood that have never been shown before will be part of the 'Grant Wood and the American Scene' exhibit at the Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, Feb. 3-24.

1982 -- 25 years ago
A fire which damaged the kitchen area of a Carbon Cliff restaurant early Saturday morning is still under investigation. Fire Chief Greg Fellows said the cause of the fire which hit the Flamingo Club at about 2 a.m. Saturday has not been determined. Fellows said the fire apparently started in the restaurant's kitchen, and smoke and fire damage was limited to that area. Damage has been estimated at $8,000 to $10,000.

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1864 -- 150 years ago: Charles M. Osborn of this city, a lawyer of prominence, who voted for Lincoln in 1860 is now out strong for McClellan and will take the stump for him.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The George Fleming company had begun its dried fruit packing in a branch plant on 16th Street, Rock Island, employing nearly a hundred workers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The cornerstone of the new Eagles home was laid. Building committee members were John Kobeman, Fred Ehmke and Frank Wich.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Former Kaiser Wilhelm, in exile, is sad as the Nazis march with communists.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Ninety-two members of the acappella choir at Davenport's West High School today accepted an invitation to perform at the New York World's Fair on June 13, 1965.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A Rock Island woman is one of 50 winners of $10,000 in cash in the Illinois State Lottery's "Celebration "89" instant ticket game. Dawn Loeffler was the third winner to be chosen through daily drawings that began Aug. 28 and will run 50 consecutive days.






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