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Ingredients

1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 cups shortening
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
Granulated or colored sugar (for dipping)

Instructions

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Cream sugars and shortening; add eggs and vanilla. Mix in all dry ingredients. Roll into small balls. Dip in water, then in granulated sugar or colored sugar. Place on 10-by-15-inch cookie sheet, sugar side up. Flatten balls with a glass. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until a little brown.

Lou Campbell, Moline



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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