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Ingredients

1 package dry yeast
1 cup warm water
2 eggs, beaten
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup oil or melted shortening
3-1/2 cups flour

Instructions

Dissolve yeast in warm water. In a large bowl, mix eggs and sugar. Add salt. Add oil. Mix in flour, 1 cup at a time, stirring well. Cover bowl with cloth, let rise until double in size. Punch center to let air out. Form into rolls. Cover and let rise until double in size. Bake at 400 degrees until golden brown, about 10 to 15 minutes. Makes 2 to 3 dozen.

Jeanne Wilkens
Davenport



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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