Day in history for August 22, 2008

1858 -- 150 years ago
It is believed there are some counterfeiters prowling around. Keep a sharp lookout for them.1883 -- 125 years ago:

1908 -- 100 years ago
A chorus of 124 voices has been formed at the Methodist camp meeting now being held in TindallAndrsquo;s Grove, south of Milan.1933 -- 75 years ago:

1958 -- 50 years ago
The ''sidewalk superintendents'' are going to lose their jobs on the Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge addition project. Effective Saturday, the sidewalk on the bridge will be closed as a safety measure.1983 -- 25 years ago:

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