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Ingredients

3 eggs
2 cups granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup oil
3 cups chopped apples (Granny Smith or Jonathan)
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 stick oleo
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup milk

Instructions

Beat eggs, until frothy. Add sugar, then add vanilla. Mix flour, baking soda, salt and oil. Alternate egg and flour mixture, beat well. Add apples and walnuts. Bake in 9x13-inch greased and floured pan for 45 to 60 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool. In sauce pan heat oleo, brown sugar, milk. Bring to a rolling boil. Boil for 2-1/2 minutes. Pour over cooled cake. Serve with Cool Whip.

Janet Parks
Rock Island IL



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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