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Bi-lingual College Fair

Bi-lingual College Fair

The 1st Annual Bi-lingual College Fair will be held Saturday, April 14 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the LULAC Center (4224 Ricker Hill Road, Davenport.) This event, presented by the League of United Latin American Citizens and the Center for Diversity and Enrichment, will feature  representatives from 25 colleges along with military and trade unions. Translators and materials in Spanish will be available for those who need them. For more information call Tim Garcia at (563) 210-1369.

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Titanic Fact #11: Chain of Command

Titanic Fact #11: Chain of Command

Titanic Officers

One of the reasons for the pandemonium on the ship as it sank was a breakdown in leadership. Several times prior to leaving the docks the officers employed by White Star Line were demoted, promoted, and yanked around in their rankings. Some historians credit this lack of certainty over job tasks with much of the confusion during the sinking.

 

Stop back tommorrow for more interesting Titanic Facts and mark your calendar for Titanic: 100 Years Later at the Fairmount Branch on April 12 at 6:30 p.m.