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Day in history for February 5, 2007

1857 -- 150 years ago
From 10,000 to 20,000 bushels of shelled corn is wanted at the Rock Island Distillery. John Warner will pay 36 cents per bushel.

1882 -- 125 years ago
Last night, a conductor of a westbound Rock Island Lines train discoverd four ties had been placed on the track a short distance from Davenport to wreck the freight. Train robbers were suspected.

1907 -- 100 years ago
Mrs. F.H. Kann was elected president of the Bethany Home Sewing Circle at the annual meeting this afternoon at the home of Mrs. J.W. Quinlan.

1932 -- 75 years ago
Colonel Herman W. Schull is expected to arrive in Rock Island next week to assume commmand of the Rock Island Arsenal.

1957 -- 50 years ago
East Moline councilmen last night adopted ordinances regulating size of price signs at gas stations, plumbing fees and curbing cut charges. The new gas sign ordinance would limit the exhibition of gas prices to the pumps and would set up fines of $10 to $200 for violation.

1982 -- 25 years ago
The second annual Quad-Cities Armwrestling Classic tournament will be held Saturday at Northpark Mall in Davenport. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., with the first competition beginning at 1 p.m. There will be action in five men's and two women's weight divisions.

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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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