Day in history for September 17, 2007
- 1857 -- 150 years ago
- Mr. Scott informs us that his watch has not yet been returned and wishes us to say that he knows who has it and that he is determined to prosecute the man unless it is given up.
- 1882 -- 125 years ago
- The raft steamer Denkmann has been laid up because of the scarcity of logs. The logging season is nearing an end.
- 1907 -- 100 years ago
- The Spencer Memorial Church was dedicated last night with Bishop Cranston delivering the dedicatory address. The church also was cleared of debt through an offering taken at the church.
- 1932 -- 75 years ago
- The Rock Island Welfare Assn. set in motion a program designed to conserve the remaining state relief funds allocated to the organization for the month of September. Food orders will be cut 20% and no further clothing or fuel orders will be issued except in cases of emergency.
- 1957 -- 50 years ago
- A stalled truck caused a Rock Island County couple to lose a race with the 'stork' early this morning. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leo E. Smith, of East Moline, in the stalled truck on the Black Hawk Rd. near the headquarters of the Rock Island District of Illinois State Police.
- 1982 -- 25 years ago
- Job seekers will find a source of help at the Moline Public Library's new 'Job Seekers' Assistance Center.'
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