KEY-NOTES By DORIS HEDGES A legend of beauty and com passion, dating from the "Trail of Tears," 1838-1840, links scenic and historic spots in southern Illinois with Cherokeeland in Oklahoma. The legend is recounted in acticle by Suzanne Eovaldi Broderick in the July issue of magazine, Outdoor Illinois, and is titled "Quadroon's Hollyhocks." Irvin M. Peithmann, of the education and outdoor recreation department faculty of Southern Illinois university at Carbondale, was responsible for our receiving this particular issue of Outdoor Illinois in addition to other publication dealing with Indian history and culture". Mr. Peith mann, I understand, is continuing study of the Cherokees which is expected to culminate in additional publications. He is apparently a regular contributor to the Illinois magazine, with illustrated features along KBcommend- ed routes for a "Weekend Auto Tour."