We know most Northwest Missourians are law-abiding folks. The Mound City News-Jeffersonian wanted everyone to know that Tom Groves was, too, and we know this because the following article was reprinted in the February 12, 1914 edition of the Skidmore… Read moreTom Groves was a Law-Abiding Citizen
New Year’s humor, thank to the 1906 Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri).
Some holiday humor as printed in the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), in 1906.
The newspaper editors take to some dry weather humor in northwest Missouri in 1901.
A husband insults his wife and gets as good as he gives in Graham, Missouri, 1902.
Some sign-related humor from 1905.
Thoughts on forgetfulness from 1900.
A brief morality tale from the 1900 Skidmore Standard. Skip Sunday School to go hunting, if you dare.
Long hours at the general store, opportunities for tale-telling, and a wager involving a jug of Old Rye in the 1900 Skidmore Standard (Skidmore, Missouri).
Some wordplay and a spouse who didn’t find the whole thing funny, as told by the Fairfax Forum in 1902.