Big Jim in Skidmore, 1908

If you were in Skidmore, Missouri on this date in 1908, you could have experienced a clean, wholesome play with real heart throbs. Here’s the advertisement from the Skidmore New Era, November 26, 1908, page 4:

Ad for Gordiner Brothers' Company, presenting a new play, Big Jim, in Skidmore on December 1, 1908. Text of ad follows.
Skidmore New Era, November 26, 1908, p. 4.

Advertisement reads, “Coming! Coming! Gordiner Brothers’ Company. Presenting Charles A. Gordiner’s new play, ‘Big Jim’ at Opera House, Skidmore, Mo. Tuesday Evening, December 1. A new rural comedy in four acts. A play that teems with real heart throbs. Clean, wholesome and amusing. A play that you will like, one that you will want to see a second time. A play that you will feel better for having seen. Each of the four acts is set with special scenery.”

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