From the March 9, 1922 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1:
Let Water Works Contract.
The contract for the Graham water system was let Tuesday night, February 28, according to the Graham Tribune of last week. The Pittsburg-Des Moines Steel Co., of Des Moines, Ia., secured the contract on a bid of $18,526.00. Work will be started as soon as possible, and local labor will be employed wherever it can be used to advantage.