Bargain Day in Skidmore, 1922

From the April 6, 1922 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1:

Next Wednesday to Be Bargain Day.
Merchants Will Offer Special Prices on Seasonable Goods for That Day.
Next Wednesday, April 12, will be Bargain Day in Skidmore. Almost all of the merchants are offering unusually low prices on certain seasonable goods for that day. These special offerings are listed in a full page advertisement in this issue of the News.

This effort at cooperation on the part of the business men is certainly the proper thing, and will be appreciated by the buying public. A great saving will be made by those who take advantage of it.

Full-page newspaper ad for merchants in Skidmore, Missouri. The merchants named are: R. B. Foster, featuring bargains on thread and salt; Farmers Union Mercantile Co. with bargains on brooms; Barret's; L. D. Jordan & Son; Manchester & Dodds; B. O. Ford; Wayman McGinness with a bargain on coffee; Model Drug Co.; Walker's selling alarm clocks for $1.03; the Skidmore Garage with oil at 15 cents per quart; The Skidmore News at 1 year for $1.00; and Loucks & Beverlin.
Ad for Bargain Day, April 12, 1922 in Skidmore, Missouri’s business district. Skidmore News, April 6, 1922, p. 1

The April 13, 1922 Skidmore News reported success on page 1:

Bargain Day a Success.
The bargain day sales put on by the local business men yesterday were very successful, in spite of unfavorable circumstances. Naturally, the two funerals in town yesterday had a very decided effect on business. Most of the business houses were closed during the early part of the afternoon, for the funeral of Mrs. C. E. Olson.

Practically all of the bargain offerings were entirely sold out, many of them before noon. There is already some talk of staging another bargain day soon, possibly within the next few weeks.

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