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Ingredients

1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup margarine
1 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
4 cups plus 4 rounded tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tarter
1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Cream sugars, margarine, oil and eggs. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Add vanilla and mix. Chill until firm. Roll dough in balls and sugar. Press with drinking glass on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees 10-12 minutes.

Sheila Smith
Eldridge



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  Today is Sunday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2014. There are 101 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Billy Catton, famous billard player, returned to Rock Island with a view to making this city his home in the future.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The belief is growing that a great decisive battle of the World War was being fought at Verdun, a strong fortress of France on the Meuse near the French frontier, according to a London dispatch.
1939 -- 75 years ago: William Stremmel, 91, Rock Island's last Civil War veteran, died.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Workmen of the Midwest Wrecking Co., Clinton, have begun razing the historic old office building of Deere & Co., 1325 3rd Ave., Moline. The site will be used by the Deere Plow Works for its shipping and receiving department.
1989 -- 25 years ago: East Moline developer Jim Massa says the financial package for the proposed $34.5 million Quad City International Motor Speedway is down to making sure "all the i's are dotted and t's are crossed. Finalizing this will give the green light to see if NASCAR and CART, the auto racing sanctioning bodies, approve race dates.






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