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Joan's Cake

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"Do not put frosting on this cake."


1 box spice cake mix
1 cup raisins
1 cup pecans, crushed to 1/4 size
1 jar (12 ounces) seedless blackberry jam


Mix cake according to package directions. Then add raisins, nuts and jam to the batter. Pour batter into greased and floured Bundt cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

Joan Creen

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  Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.

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