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Ingredients

1 stick margarine, melted
25 graham crackers, crumbled
8 ounces cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1 large can Milnot, whipped

Instructions

Combine margarine and cracker crumbs. Pat mixture in 9x13-inch baking pan. Cream together the cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Chill Milnot and whip. Fold cooled gelatin and Milnot into creamed mixture. Pour into prepared crust. Chill four hours. Keep refrigerated.

Pat Barnes
Rock Island



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
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