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Pumpkin Dessert

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Ingredients

1 can (16 ounces) pumpkin
1 can evaporated milk
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 package yellow cake mix
3/4 cup butter, melted
1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
Ice cream or whipped topping

Instructions

Mix pumpkin, evaporated milk, eggs, sugar and pumpkin pie spice and pour into 9x13-inch greased pan. Crumble dry cake mix over top of first layer. Drizzle with butter and drop nuts over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until knife comes out clean. Serve with ice cream or whipped topping.

Ruth Ehlers, Rock Island



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1889 — 125 years ago: The choir of Central Presbyterian Church presented a ladies concert under the direction of S.T. Bowlby.

1914 — 100 years ago: Miss Rosella Benson was elected president of the Standard Bearers of Spencer Memorial Methodist Church.

1939 — 75 years ago: Mrs. Nell Clapper was elected president of the Rock Island Business and Professional Women's Club.

1964 — 50 years ago: Gerald Hickman, of Seattle, Wash, will move his family to Rock Island to assume the position of produce buyer for the Eagle Food Center chain of food stores. This announcement was made today by Bernard Weindruch, president of Eagles.

1989 — 25 years ago: Care & Share, formed in 1984 to provide food to jobless and needy Quad-Citians, will disband because the major part of a crisis created by plant closings is over. Food for the needy is still necessary. So groups separately will continue to raise money and collect food.




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