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Ingredients

1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup margarine
1 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
4 cups plus 4 rounded tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tarter
1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Cream sugars, margarine, oil and eggs. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Add vanilla and mix. Chill until firm. Roll dough in balls and sugar. Press with drinking glass on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees 10-12 minutes.

Sheila Smith
Eldridge



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  Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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