From the September 1, 1921 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1: Parnell Paper Sold. After having published the Parnell Sentinel for twenty-one years, L. C. Gooden and Son sold the paper last week to E. O. Stipe of Clarinda, Ia…. Read moreParnell Sentinel Sold, 1921
For heaven’s sake, pay your newspaper subscription in a timely manner. This warning is brought to us by the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), February 6, 1908, page 8: Some are glad of the new law compelling editors to discontinue… Read moreGod Will Know
The editor of the Hopkins Journal announces his plans to visit Skidmore, Missouri in August 1916 to hear W. J. Bryan speak at the Chautauqua.
An item from an exchange reminds readers to alert the editor to local news in 1926. Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri)
Rumors of a second newspaper for the town of Skidmore, Missouri in 1901 prompt a response from the first newspaper’s editor.
The editor of the Skidmore, Missouri Standard offers his thoughts on gossip in 1901.
A brief opinion from the editor of the Skidmore, Missouri Standard in 1900.
From the December 8, 1899 Skidmore Standard: The average country editor is not a liar. Errors are frequently found in his publication; but he will not intentionally, deliberately and systematically tell a whopper. We make these statements because an impression… Read moreIn Defense of Editors
It was a new day in a new year, and that called for a new name, according to the January 6, 1916 Skidmore News: Change of Name. “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by another name… Read moreChange Of Name
Things aren’t all that easy these days for newspapermen, but as it turns out, things weren’t all that easy for them in 1899, either. From the November 17, 1899 Skidmore Standard: Dunbar, “Typo.” A stranger who was not a stranger… Read moreDunbar, Typo