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Rhubarb Surprise

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Ingredients

3 cups raw rhubarb, diced
1 cup granulated sugar
1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
1 box (15-1/2 ounces) yellow cake mix
1/2 cup melted butter or margarine

Instructions

Cover the bottom of an ungreased 9x13-inch pan with diced rhubarb. Sprinkle sugar over rhubarb. Sprinkle gelatin over sugar. Springle dry cake mix over sugar. Pour melted butter over cake mix. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Sally Lubben
Milan




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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.
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