From the Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), September 29, 1921, page 1: Craig Post Office Robbed. “The Craig post office was robbed sometime last Friday morning, September 9,” says the Craig Leader of September 16. “Entrance was gained through the front… Read moreCraig Post Office Robbed Again, 1921
From the August 18, 1921 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), p. 1: Skidmore Has New Postmaster. E. D. French has been appointed acting postmaster to succeed E. T. Duval, and took charge of the post office Monday morning. Mr. French will… Read moreSkidmore’s New Postmaster, 1921
Career news from the November 12, 1908 Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri): Jerome Cross Mail Carrier.Jerome Cross received word from the Post Office Department Wednesday morning that he had been appointed carrier for rural route No. 3. This is the… Read moreJerome Cross is New Mail Carrier, 1908
Postal news from the July 9, 1914 edition of the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1: Permission to Move Post Office. The Postal Department at Washington has granted E. T. Duval, postmaster at Skidmore, permission to move the post… Read moreDuval Moves the Post Office, 1914
A handy postal service tip from the days when you went for your mail, rather than having your mail come to you, namely September 7, 1900, in the Skidmore Standard, via the Burlington Junction Post. Can Recall Your Letters. It… Read moreYou Can Recall Your Letters
Skidmore, Missouri Postmaster T. L. Howden resigns in 1908.
Big technology news from 1913, courtesy of the Skidmore, Missouri newspaper, the New Era.
Patrons of Skidmore, Missouri’s Rural Route No. 3 gave generously to their mail carrier, Jerome Cross, in 1913.
A report from Skidmore, Missouri Rural Free Mail Delivery Route 1, as printed in the November 25, 1902 Skidmore Standard.
Postmaster T. L. Howden worked hard to secure free rural mail delivery routes for all the houses and farms in the area surrounding Skidmore. The August 14, 1903 Skidmore Standard reported on one of those new routes on its front… Read moreRoute Number Four