From the June 9, 1921 edition of the Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1:
John Wood has been working for Russell Sportsman the past week.
Mrs. Chas. Nichols and children called on Mr. Reed and children Tuesday evening.
Children’s Day services will be held at Centenary at 8 o’clock Sunday evening, June 12.
Rev. Stewart and family of Skidmore were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Nichols Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Shull and children of near Graham visited Sunday with Roy Slauson and family.
Sunday being the first day of Children’s Week, Centenary observed the day with a picnic dinner at the church.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Walton and children of near Skidmore and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Walton spent Sunday afternoon at Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Walton’s.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam McGinness and children, Edna, Lucile, Pauline and Georgie Ruth, spent Sunday visiting Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hill and son of near Ravenwood.
Roe Linville and family visited Tuesday afternoon with Miss Esther Reed who has been confined to her bed for the past week, but was some better Tuesday evening.
Mrs. John Martin is seriously ill at St. Francis hospital in Maryville and will be operated upon today (Wednesday) for appendicitis. We hope for a speedy recovery for Mrs. Martin.
Mrs. Chas. Nichols and children, Mrs. H. G. Stewart and daughter, and Mrs. Frank Manchester were callers at the Carl Turpin home Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Turpin certainly have a fine boy.
Mrs. Lundy and her brother, Howard Barker, niece and nephew of Mrs. William Miller, and Mrs. Miller’s sister, Mrs. McCable, drove from Barnville, Texas, where they spent the winter, to Shubert, Neb., where they live in the summer, then on to visit Mr. and Mrs. Miller. They came last Saturday and visited until Tuesday. They motored back to Shubert Tuesday evening.