Feed the Editor

The Skidmore Standard periodically reported that various citizens had shared items from their farms and gardens. The editor and staff were always appreciative, as seen in this item from the June 8, 1900 edition:

Twenty-eight to the Quart.

A man would ordinarily feel like he was being cheated or flim-flammed if some one proposed giving him only 28 strawberries for ten cents this late in the season; but if those 28 berries are great, red beauties and fill a quart measure rounding full he would readily close the deal without a word of protest. Mr. Charles Kauffman, living 3 miles east of town, brought a box of such berries to the Standard office, Wednesday, and left them without charging ten or any other number of cents. We measured and disposed of them and wrote this while the taste was yet in the mouth.