Time for spring cleaning – and bacon

Are you getting ready for spring cleaning season? If so, you deserve a hearty serving of ham or bacon from Wayman McGinness’ market in Skidmore, Missouri. After all, house cleaning time means hard work, and hard work means more eats.

Ad for meats and groceries at Wayman McGinness' market in Skidmore, Missouri in 1921. Text of ad follows.
Ad for Wayman McGinness’ store, Skidmore, Missouri. Skidmore News, March 17, 1921, page 8.

Advertisement reads, “House Cleaning Time coming on and this means hard work, and hard work means more eats. Come in and let us figure with you on your meats and groceries. Morrell’s ham, sliced, per pound, .43. Whole ham, per pound, .33. Morrell’s Iowa Pride Bacon: side, per pound, .49. Sliced, per pound, .53. Box Bacon, per pound, .55. Dixie Squares, per pound, .24. Other meats priced accordingly. Pay cash and save money. Wayman McGinness.”

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