Large advertisement begins, “Our special Free premium offer. If you will send $1.25 for a year’s subscription to The New Era, cash with order, we will give you, absolutely free, a full paid-up year’s subscription to Farm and Fireside and… Read moreFarm and Fireside Special Offer, 1908
We join D. R. Baker, editor of the 1911 Skidmore New Era in sharing these wishes from the December 14, 1911 edition. We wish all of our readers a Merry Christmas and a prosperous, happy New Year.
Ray Strickler begins The New Era newspaper in Skidmore, Missouri on February 16, 1905.
The staff of the Skidmore, Missouri New Era newspaper report on their good fortune in 1906.
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
The Skidmore New Era modestly printed this news in the last column on the last page of its March 16, 1905 edition: Our New Machinery Within the last three weeks there has been installed in our office a new Potter… Read moreStart the Presses
From the October 1, 1914 Skidmore New Era: Celebrate Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Oakerson, of Skidmore, celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary Friday, September 25. Over one hundred relatives and friends gathered at their home to observe… Read moreOakerson Anniversary
Pest control news from the May 30, 1912 Skidmore New Era, page 4: Swatting the Fly With a Vengeance Uncle Joe Parrish is still “Swatting the fly.” Mr. Parrish has a home-made fly trap in his yard and has up… Read morePest Control
On this day in 1907, the Skidmore New Era reported that the very first automobile owned by a Skidmore resident – in this case, a Skidmore – had come to town. In just a few years, the town would need… Read moreFirst in Town
Trouble never seems to go out of style, and that’s especially true on Monday. The Skidmore New Era offered this view on the subject in its July 19, 1906 edition: Troubles Most of us have had troubles all our lives,… Read moreTroubles