Most Enjoyable Christmas Dinners, 1921 – Part 2

The week after Christmas 1921, the Skidmore News of Skidmore, Missouri reported on several parties and family meals which were, we’re sure, both joyous and delicious. Here are a few from page 1 of the December 29, 1921 News:

Family Dinner.
A family dinner was given at the home of Mrs. A. C. Barber Sunday. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. John Barber and family; Mr. and Mrs. John Barber and family; Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Knepper and family, Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Barber and family of near Graham, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Botkin and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Zook and son Buryle, of Kansas City, Mrs. Barber and Misses Vera and Viola Barber.

Linville Family Dinner.
The annual reunion of the Linville family was held on Christmas day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Aron Linville. A miniature Christmas tree formed the centerpiece for the long table where a fine roast goose dinner was served. In the afternoon the guests fished presents from an improvised fish pond. Those present besides the host and hostess were: Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Linville, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Linville and two sons, Lawrence and Byron, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Linville, Mrs. Catherine Diss and Lucile and Francis Linville.

Goose Dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Teson served a goose dinner at their home southeast of town on Christmas day. They had as their guests Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Logan and daughters, Marie, Dolly Rea and Evelyn, and Mr. and Mrs. G. O. Riley and two children, LeRoy and Ramona Marie.

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