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On The Road (Coffee Cups and Names) #249651

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 25, 1977
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(Studio) More traditional attitude with regard to names in Arcola, 11, noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Arcola, Illinois) Report on tradition at Arrol's Drug Store in Arcola whereby one who has drunk 100 cups of coffee at store has cup with own name on it on shelf, to use whenever he comes in. Bob Arrol is owner of store and originator of 30-yr.-old tradition. Reporter lists names of several townspeople who have own cups behind counter. [Fanny KING - explains tradition to newcomer.] [ARROL - explains drawing on one cup.] [Ma BAILEY - talks to reporter with regard to brownies she baked for occasion.] [MEN - discuss pheasant hunting.] Also mentioned are Charles Lindbergh and Korean War.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles

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