LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Day in history for July 22, 2007

1857 -- 150 years ago
Great crowds meet nightly at Webber's Auction. Goods go off fast and cheap and occasionally we hear of people getting their pockets picked. Better keep an eye out for light fingered gentry.

1882 -- 125 years ago
Six passenger cars have been ordered in St. Louis for the Rock Island And Milan Horse Railway Company. Three of the cars are of the open type and three are for use throughout the year.

1907 -- 100 years ago
The Commissioner of the State Board of Charities arrived in the city today to investigate the application of the Rock Island County Humane Society for articles of incorporation.

1932 -- 75 years ago
The Argus announced today that Chancellor Franz Von Papen is serving as Reich's commissioner in Prussia, a position equal to that of dictator.

1957 -- 50 years ago
A Moline singer and dancer, Ken Berry, will appear as one of the guests on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout Show, CBS television program, tonight. A former Moline man, Jerry Parkinson who now resides in Los Angeles, will introduce the Moline contestant. The program may be seen in the Quad-Cities over WHBF-TV.

1982 -- 25 years ago
The Quad-Cities will start to bop tonight when jazzmen strut on stage in Davenport's Col Ballroom to signal the start of the 1982 Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival.

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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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