J. P. Heaton Sale, 1908

If you were in Skidmore, Missouri on this date in 1908, you could have attended an auction by J. P. Heaton at the John Williams farm, 4 miles east and 3 miles north of Skidmore, Missouri. Advertisement from the October 29, 1908 Skidmore New Era, page 4:

Ad for a public sale by J. P. Heaton in 1908. Text of ad follows.
Ad for a public sale by J. P. Heaton. Skidmore New Era, October 29, 1908, p. 4.

Advertisement reads, “Public sale! I will sell at public auction at my place, 4 miles east and 3 miles north of Skidmore, on what is known as the John Williams farm, on Friday, Nov. 6, 1908, beginning at 10 o’clock, a.m., the following described property; 10 head of horses, well bred, good saddlers and fancy drivers. 100 head of hogs: 7 tryed sows with good litters, 13 gilts, 40 head of shoats, weight about 150 lbs each, all fat, well-bred and healthy. 105 head of sheep: 80 head of fancy Shropshire lambs, 22 ewes, 3 thoroughbred, registered Shropshire bucks. 200 bu. extra spring seed wheat. About 1,000 bu. corn in field. Terms: A credit of six months will be given on all sums of $10 and over, purchaser giving bankable note, drawing 8 per cent from date. W. S. Linville, Clerk. Stokes & Son, Lunch. J. P. Heaton, Jr.

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