Report of the death of Ray Reese, 19 year old son of Mary and the late Lancing Reese, near Skidmore, Missouri in 1906.
Pearl Hays escapes injury when his horses run away in Skidmore, Missouri in 1902.
Although our modern sensibilities tend to worry more about identity theft and we would urge you to invest in a good shredder, instead, we can agree with the principle behind this story from the April 20, 1905 Skidmore New Era… Read moreBurn That Waste Paper
We hear of all kinds of traffic accidents these days, but such things are hardly new. This close call was reported in the July 28, 1899 Skidmore Standard: An Exciting Runaway Dray Team Frightened by a Falling Chicken Coop Narrow… Read moreRunaway Team