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Ingredients

2 packages (3 ounces each) raspberry gelatin
2 cups boiling water
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
3 to 4 medium firm bananas, sliced
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a measuring cup. Add enough water to the juice to measure 1 cup and stir into gelatin mixture. Stir in pineapple and blueberries. Place bananas in a 13x9x2-inch dish. Pour gelatin mixture over bananas, cover and refrigerate until firm. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream and sugar until smooth. Spread over gelatin. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 8 servings.

Marion Elizabeth Erickson
Rock Island



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1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
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