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A 1950s Sunday night supper, still yummy today.

Ingredients

1/4 pound American cheese, cubed
3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
1 can (7 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
2 tablespoons green pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons onion, chopped
2 tablespoons green olives, chopped
2 tablespoons sweet pickle, chopped
1/2 cup mayonnaise
6 hot dog buns

Instructions

Combine all ingredients in a bowl except buns and mix lightly. Split buns and fill with mixture. Wrap individually in aluminum foil, sealing ends of each. Heat in 275 degree oven for 30 minutes. Makes 6 servings

Carolyn Jessen
Rock Island



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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