Mr. Stults sues W. E. Linville over a traffic accident involving Linville’s automobile and Stults’ buggy in Skidmore, Missouri in 1909.
“Nearly all of Quitman” heads to court to observe a court case in 1899. (Skidmore, Missouri – Skidmore Standard newspaper – Quitman, Missouri)
From the October 20, 1899 Skidmore Standard: No Verdict in the Jesse Trial. The jury which sat in judgment upon the case of C. G. Jesse failed to return a verdict and was dismissed by Judge Craig, Tuesday evening, after… Read moreThe Jesse Trial
Courtroom drama was a rare thing in Skidmore, but it did appear on the docket occasionally, as we see in this item from the June 24, 1915 edition of the Skidmore New Era: Libel Suit is Ended. In the $10,000… Read moreLibel Suit Ended, 1915
Some positive financial news for jurors in the April 24, 1913 Skidmore New Era: Three Dollars a Day for Jurors Missouri farmers can now serve as grand or petit jurors without the financial sacrifice heretofore entailed by this duty. The… Read moreThree Dollars a Day