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Ingredients

1/2 cup margarine
2/3 cup evaporated milk
12 large marshmallows
2 cups sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Instructions

Cook margarine, milk, marshmallows, sugar and salt in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat to a boil. Boil while stirring constantly for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in chocolate chips, vanilla and nuts. Spread in buttered 8-inch pan. Cut into squares when cool. Serves 25.

Kristin Miller
Bettendorf




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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