Your Christmas Gifts

More shopping options from Skidmore’s early days:

Ad reads, "Your Christmas gifts for mother, father, sister, brother, sweetheart or friend, nothing will serve so well as a lasting remembrance as a well chosen piece of furniture, and the expense need not necessarily be great.  We have many attractive and serviceable novelties at small cost.  Include our store in your next shopping expedition.  You are as welcome to look as to buy.  Jordan, Thomas & Co."
From the December 13, 1906 Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), page 5.
Holiday Gifts that are different.  Hand decorated candlesticks and candles.  Bookends, vanity sets, Gesso plaques, ash trays, bridge table covers and pencils, mayonnaise set, salad plates, shoe trees, lamp shades, hand painted handkerchiefs.  On display in Manchester & Dodds west window, December 11 and until after Christmas.  Emogene Moorhead.
Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), December 16, 1926, page 14.
Santa Claus has been here.  Following his annual custom, Santa Claus has visited our store and left many useful and plenty gifts.  Dolls, toys, toilet sets, chinaware, jewelry, stationery and novelties of kinds.  Come in and see the assortment, compare prices and make your selections.  We will be glad to see you and willing to help in every way possible, we can.  Model Drug Co.
From the December 10, 1925 Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), page 8.

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