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Franklin County, Illinois
Gossip and Visiting News Gleanings

31 July 1926:

H.E. Curlin expects to leave about the 25th for Benton, Ills., to work a couple of months in a gents furnishing store of that city.  At the expiration of that time, he will go on the road as traveling salesman for Webber-Wolton Dry goods Co., of Cairo.  His territory will be Missouri and Arkansas. [The Hickman Courier. (Hickman, Ky.), 17 June 1915]

Mrs. and Mrs. A.J. Luster, of Benton, Ills., arrived on No. 7 yesterday afternoon, to be at the bedside of their son, Thos. O. Luster [Carrizozo Outlook. (Carrizozo, N.M.), 10 Nov. 1916]

Mr and Mrs Thomas
Shockley and daughter Mrs Herbert Upchurch have returned home after visiting in TN and GA. They spent some time with an aunt of Mr Shockley, Mrs Clarandia Dodson, at Hillsboro, TN, who is now 90 years old and left IL 60 years ago. [5 Aug 1938]



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