French Benjamin – Skidmore Standard 1900-10-05

The following is an index entry from the Index to the Skidmore Standard, 1900.  Short entries are transcribed in the “Notes or transcript” field, while longer articles are summarized.  To obtain a copy of longer articles, contact your library’s Interlibrary Loan department or the State Historical Society of Missouri.

Last name, company name or subject:  French

First name:  Benjamin

Middle name or initial:  


Article title:  Immense Was the Punkin Show

Notes or transcript:  Part of an article about the Punkin Show: “Five boys entered the apple eating contest. Their efforts to eat the hard apples suspended at the end of a three foot string – without using their hands – was laughable in the extreme. Emil Sewell won first prize, Benjamin French second and Harrison Lyle, third.”

Newspaper:  Skidmore Standard

Date (YYYY-MM-DD):  1900-10-05

Volume:  6

Issue:  24

Page:  1

Column:  1-2