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Jack Be Little Pumpkins

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Great for Thanksgiving

Ingredients

1 miniature pumpkin per person
1 tablespoon butter for each
1 teaspoon brown sugar for each
Sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350. Cut off the top of pumpkin (about a quarter of way down). Scoop out seeds and strings. Put butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in each pumpkin. Put tops back on. Place on cookie sheet and bake 45 to 55 minutes until fork tender. Serve.

Ginny DeGryse
Moline




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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