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Ingredients

1 9-inch prepared unbaked pie crust
6 cups tart cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced (about 2 pounds)
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons butter or margarine

Instructions

In a large bowl toss apples with sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, lemon juice and seasonings until well coated. Spoon into pie shell. In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle evenly over apples. Place pie in a large brown heavy-duty paper bag. Fold open end over twice. Seal with large paper clips. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Makes 6 servings.

Mildred Kennedy
Moline



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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