Hopkins Journal – Skidmore Standard 1900-01-26

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:  Hopkins Journal

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Notes or transcript:  “There is a little fellow in Skidmore who knows a thing or two. On seeing a K. P. emblem, in which were the letters ‘F. C. B.’ hanging in a drug store window, told his father that it stood for ‘Five Cases of Beer.’ – Ex. Yes, and they have some mighty green goards over there – for instance, the chap who went to the opera house and waited until the show was ‘in motion’ before he tumbled that he had forgotten to call for his girl whose company he had secured for the entertainment – Hopkins Journal. ‘Goard,’ Shade of Webster! Deacon, why don’t you read your bible and learn how to spell. Our ‘punkin’ editor says he wouldn’t let a cabbage head go to seed that couldn’t spell gourd right.”

Newspaper:  Skidmore Standard

Date (YYYY-MM-DD):  1900-01-26

Volume:  5

Issue:  40

Page:  3

Column:  5