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Ingredients

9 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
9 cups cranberry juice cocktail
4-1/2 cups water
1 cup brown sugar
4 cinnamon sticks, broken
4-1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Combine pineapple juice, cranberry cocktail, water and sugar in a 30-cup coffee maker. Place cinnamon sticks, cloves and salt in the basket, using a filter. Perk on regular cycle. Serve hot with additional cinnamon sticks for garnish.

Mary Kastor
Rock Island



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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