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Ingredients

1 9-inch prepared unbaked pie crust
6 cups tart cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced (about 2 pounds)
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons butter or margarine

Instructions

In a large bowl toss apples with sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, lemon juice and seasonings until well coated. Spoon into pie shell. In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle evenly over apples. Place pie in a large brown heavy-duty paper bag. Fold open end over twice. Seal with large paper clips. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Makes 6 servings.

Mildred Kennedy
Moline



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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