On the Move, February 1921

Skidmore, Missouri residents were on the move, as we see in the February 10, 1921 Skidmore News, page 1:

Albert Linville has moved from the old Torrey farm, now owned by W. R. Linville and sons, one mile east of town, to the Bilby farm two miles north and one mile west of town, which was recently vacated by Francis O’Riley.

Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Buster and son, Rolland, arrived here from Tarkio Wednesday morning. Their household goods arrived Tuesday, and was unloaded Wednesday. they are occupying the Fred Myers property in the south part of town.

Gave a Farewell Party.
A number of friends spent a very pleasant evening on Thursday of last week at the home of Frank Browning, who, with his family, left the first of this week for Santa Rosa, Mo., where they will make their home. Mr. Browning and son will conduct a blacksmith shop and garage at that place. The evening was spent in playing games and dancing. About forty were present, and a very enjoyable time was reported.

Dray Business Changes Hands.
George Barrett sold his dray and ice business to Ellis and Leslie Dawson last Friday, giving possession on Monday morning. No one knew a trade was even thought of until the deal had been closed. Mr. Barrett has rented a half section of land near Dotham in Atchison county, and started moving his household goods yesterday. Arch Paulson, who has been employed at the Jordan hardware store will assist Mr. Barrett in managing the farm.

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