Fern Kingery Chester Returns to Skidmore, 1908

Elaborate logo for the performing Chesters in 1908 features photos of George (Comedian, Singer and Dancer) and Fern (Comedienne and Singer). They were en route and would appear on Dec. 19. Prices 25 and 35 cents.
Ad for the performing Chesters, Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), December 17, 1908

We were delighted to learn that Miss Fern Kingery married and went into show biz. Here’s what the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri) had to say on December 17, 1908:

Chester Comedy Company will give a show at the opera house here Saturday night, Dec. 19. This will be a high class vaudeville entertainment, consisting of the sweetest and most up-to-date songs, rendered by artists of ability.

There will also be presented, gymnastic features, barrel jumping, flying trapeze, songs and dances. Mr. Chester has promised the people at Skidmore one of the best vaudeville shows of the season. Tickets are on sale now. Any one wishing a good seat ought to secure it at once, because an extra large crowd is expected. Prices 25 and 35 cents. Model Drug Co., Opera Block.


Fern Chester, known by her many Skidmore friends as Miss Fern Kingery, will appear in high class singing in the Chester Comedy Co., Saturday night. Her old friends of Skidmore ought to extend her a hearty and cordial greeting.


One dollar given away Saturday evening at the opera house, for any one seeing the Chester Comedy Company and don’t laugh.

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