Benzene Ross Sloper Reunion

The January 3, 1907 Skidmore New Era briefly reported this long-awaited reunion:

First Meeting in 36 Years

Mr. and Mrs. Ely Benzene, of Alta, Iowa, are visiting the families of James Ross and Mrs. Moses P. Sloper this week.  Mrs. Benzene is a sister of Mr. Ross and Mrs. Sloper.  They had not met for thirty-six years.