Big poultry news from Quitman, Missouri, as profiled in the Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), November 30, 1916, page one, of course: 121 Birds Exhibited in Quitman Contests The third annual show of the Quitman Poultry club which was held at… Read moreQuitman Poultry Show, 1916
If we had a time machine, we’d head back to this date in 1923, where we’d enjoy all the benefits of the Homecoming and Barbecue at Quitman, as advertised in the July 30, 1923 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri): Advertisement reads,… Read moreGood Music, Ice Water, Plenty Shade
We have noted the success of A. Johnson’s fruit farm at Quitman before. We were pleased to see that it appeared again in the May 22, 1913 edition of the Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 2: A. Johnson in Skidmore…. Read moreJohnson’s fruit farm in Quitman
We are sorry to have missed it. Advertisement from the July 29, 1923 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri):
“Nearly all of Quitman” heads to court to observe a court case in 1899. (Skidmore, Missouri – Skidmore Standard newspaper – Quitman, Missouri)
A brief, but strong, statement on the perils of drink from 1902. We also learn that Quitman, Missouri had sunk to unfortunate levels.
The editors of the Quitman Record and Skidmore New Era trade comments on the visit of W. J. Bryan in 1902 to Quitman, Missouri.
As printed in the April 7, 1903 Skidmore Standard: Quitman Fire Several Buildings and Stocks of Goods are Destroyed Loss is Supposed to Aggregate $45,000 and Only Partially Covered by Insurance The following is from a special correspondent to the… Read moreQuitman Fire
Promising baseball news from the August 23, 1901 Skidmore Standard: A New Ball Diamond. The ball cranks of our city have at last secured a ball ground. A paper was circulated among the business men, the fore part of the… Read moreNew Ball Diamond
Boucher Stevens, editor of the Quitman Record, speaks to us of life and death and change this Memorial Day from the pages of the Skidmore Standard, June 10, 1902: History in a Country Town. Everyone knows that the big world… Read moreHistory in a Country Town