Illinois Alumni: Sheldon Good, Good Deals

 

Courtesy: Illinois Alumni 

By Mary Beth Klatt

 American country comedienne Minnie Pearl, best known for the hokey dresses and hats she wore with price tags intact, was affiliated with a chain of fried chicken restaurants bearing her name in the early 1970s.

The Southern Illinois chain was all set to open, down to tables fully set with dinnerware, salt and pepper shakers and silverware, when its parent company went bankrupt

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