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Ingredients

1-1/4 cups cake flour
1/2 cup sugar
1-1/2 cups (12) egg whites, at room temperature
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/4 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1-1/2 cups sugar

Instructions

Sift together four times the cake flour and sugar. Combine egg whites, cream of tartar, salt, almond extract and vanilla. Beat at high speed of electric mixer or wire whip until moist soft peaks form. Add the sugar in four additions folding with large spoon, beating each time until well blended. Sift in flour mixture in four additions folding with large spoon turning bowl often. Bake in an ungreased tube pan for 35 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool cake upside-down, loosen from sides and remove.

Jean Clingan
Rock Island



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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