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Heavenly Walnut-Apple Cake

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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups vegetable oil
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1-1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups peeled, diced apples
1/3 cup walnuts, chopped

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour 10-inch tube pan. Combine oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla.

Sift flour with baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add flour mixture to oil mixture and blend well. Stir in apples and nuts and pour into prepared pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

Barbara Thoren
Rock Island



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1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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