Thursday, Nov. 13, 1947 -- Farmall, East Moline Plants Of IHC Affected in Pay Hike For Members of UFEMW Union | Agreement Is Reached in Chicago After Year's Negotiation
CHICAGO -- (AP) After more than a year's negotiations, wage settlements affecting 5,000 workers in 11 International Harvester plants have been agreed upon. The company estimated the hikes will amount to approximately $865,000 a year.
Thursday, Nov. 14, 1957 -- R. I. Safecrackers Flee With $5,500
Persistent burglars battered the safe of Herman's Hosiery & Underwear Co., Black Hawk Road and Thirtieth Street, Rock Island, and escaped with more than $5,500 in cash, endorsed checks and government bonds, it was reported today.
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 1967 -- Johnson, Nixon Win In Times-Democrat Poll
Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon. They are the winners in the Times-Democrat "grassroots ballotbox" poll to determine the presidential preference of Quad-City area residents exactly one year before the choice will be made. In a major surprise of the poll, President Johnson barely edged Sen. Robert Kennedy of New York and George Wallace, former Alabama governor, for the Democratic nod. Johnson finished with 76 votes, Kennedy and Wallace each had 71. Nixon had much easier sailing in the Republican column. He polled 256 votes with Gov. Ronald Reagan of California second with 173. Gov. Nelson Rockefeller was third among the GOP candidates. He had 98 votes. Sen. Charles Percy of Illinois tallied 56.
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 1977 -- Weary Owner Wants To Sell Town
HURSTVILLE, Iowa -- Want to buy a town? Laurel Summers has one for sale. Every job has its drawbacks, and owning Hurstville, a town of 88 persons one mile north of Maquoketa, have become too much for Summers.
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1987 -- Dr. Joyce: 20 years later, the questions remain the same
Sex. Dating. Parents. Children. Americans are asking Joyce Brothers the same questions they did in the 1960s, when she was just beginning to achieve recognition. On a recent radio show, Brothers fielded questions on how to tell a teen-age son about sex and what to do about bad self-image. "They're the same subjects I could've gotten 20 years ago," she said.
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 1997 -- STUDENTS FIGHT HUNGER | 28% jump from 1996 drive | Record-breaking collections help Q-C needy
The jazz choir from Davenport West High School sang the lyrics "Everybody needs somebody" Monday during the final event of the 1997 Student Hunger Drive. Students from West and 12 other participating Quad-City area schools proved that when somebody needs them, they come through.
Monday, Nov. 19, 2007 -- Police want new radio equipment | Local departments seeking $5M grant in Illinois Quad-Cities
Three Illinois Quad-City police departments hope a $5 million grant will help them purchase new radio to improve contact between all of the police. Moline, East Moline and Milan are submitting an application for a federal Public Safety Interoperable Communications grant for the expensive equipment.