Poem “One Hundred Years,” by Betty Earle, as printed in the Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), July 28, 1921. Poem reads: One Hundred YearsBy Betty Earle One hundred years — and in the placeOf wilderness, a wheat-held spaceWith fields full-golden make… Read moreOne Hundred Years, Times Two
Happy birthday, Missouri. We love you. Text of poem reads: 1821 – Still In Old Mizzoury – 1921By “Uncle John” Gaines I landed here in sixty-two — on a mighty lucky day,Mizzoury rocked my cradle — an’ I sorter —… Read moreThe Hotter than the Hottest and the Coolest of the Cool
We’re all for Missouri, and F. M. Haynes was especially so in the October 29, 1908 edition of the Skidmore New Era: “Me for Missouri,” Says F. M. Haynes. F. M. Haynes was exhibiting in town last week a piece… Read moreF. M. Haynes for Missouri
How about some love for Missouri on this Valentine’s Day? As proud Missourians, we’ll share some thoughts from the February 26, 1920 Skidmore News: Missouri. Are you glad that you are a Missourian? I can remember the time when to… Read moreProud to be a Missourian
Article from the Oregon (MO) Sentinel reprinted in the November 15, 1906 edition of the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri) celebrating the many agricultural, natural, and business accomplishments of the state of Missouri.
A brief ode to the state of Missouri from 1901.
Many Skidmore citizens escaped the summer heat when they could, visiting the mountains or relatives to the north and west. Some left to seek cures for various ailments. James R. Smith reported potential progress from El Dorado Springs in the August 11,… Read moreThe Waters Are Indeed Wonderful
On this Missouri Day, we bring you a poem about Colorado that has been quite rightly adapted for Missouri use. From the February 2, 1900 Skidmore Standard, page 4: Just Like Missouri.Adapted From the Denver Post. The preacher on his… Read moreJust Like Missouri
The June 8, 1900 Skidmore Standard printed the following ode to Missouri from an exchange: Missouri, heaven bless her, from Nodaway to Pike; from Stone to Clark and Atchison and all the rest alike. She has vineyards on the Ozarks,… Read moreMissouri, Heaven Bless Her
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