1910 Punkin Show Premiums

If we had a time machine, we could compete for some excellent prizes at the 1910 Skidmore Punkin Show. From the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), page 5:

Special Premium List for the 12th Annual Skidmore Punkin Show. Text follows.
Skidmore New Era, Sept. 1, 1910, p. 5.

Special Premium List for the 12th Annual Skidmore Punkin Show. Frank Manchester – Best gooseberry pie 50 cents. Premium pie to be given to donor. John Owens – Best pumpkin pie 50 cents. Premium pie to be given to donor. Art Hill – Best chocolate pie 50 cents. Premium pie to be given to donor. C. C. Hendrix — Best equestrianship by boy under 14 years old, riding bridle. Mrs. B. E. Wood – Best pumpkin pie by girl under 12 years old 50 cents. Best cake by girl under 12 years old 50 cents. Jones & Shell – Best dressed doll by girl under 12 years old, 50 cents. Barrett, Stoolfer & Owens — For best cake, any kind, baked from Bulte’s Excellent flour, 48 pounds Bulte’s Excellence. For best loaf light bread baked from Bulte’s Best flour, 100 pounds Bulte’s Best flour. For tallest stalk of corn $1 in merchandise. For largest pumpkin $1 in merchandise. For largest assortment of pumpkins $2 in merchandise. Mrs. R. A. Skidmore – Best lemon pie 50 cents. G. C. Ashbrook, Photographer — Best display of six apples, any variety one dozen cabinet folder photos. Best display ten ears corn, any variety, one dozen cabinet photos. R. A. Walker. Largest and best head of cabbage one box cigars. Sold all the cigars from last year’s cabbage, so bring in more cabbage and we can make more cigars. Best piece drawn work by girl under 18 years one box fine stationery. Best barn yard sketch by boy under fifteen years, $1 watch. Best yearling mule colt $1 worth of Dr. Donnel’s guaranteed veterinary remedy. Best caramel cake one hand-painted china plate. Premium to go to donor. Model Drug Company — To the young lady for the best “punkin” pie a $4.00 bracelet. For the largest ear of corn, a stick pin; value one dollar.

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