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Ingredients

2 packages (3 ounces each) raspberry gelatin
2 cups boiling water
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
3 to 4 medium firm bananas, sliced
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a measuring cup. Add enough water to the juice to measure 1 cup and stir into gelatin mixture. Stir in pineapple and blueberries. Place bananas in a 13x9x2-inch dish. Pour gelatin mixture over bananas, cover and refrigerate until firm. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream and sugar until smooth. Spread over gelatin. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 8 servings.

Marion Elizabeth Erickson
Rock Island




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1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
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