Feb 2000 Classified Ads

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KENTUCKY DERBY GLASS collector will buy your pre-1960 glasses. Please send a list of your glasses and the price you are asking to: Ken Kurke, 1843 Harmony Hill, Union, KY 41091.


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BOOK FOR SALE: Reminiscences of Yesteryear. 232 pages, over 120 laugh provoking stories set in the Eastern Kentucky mountains. Written by Pike County, Kentucky native, Frank C. Roberts. Mountain tales that will make the reader break out in laughter many times as the pages are turned. Tales of ghosts, animals, school days, and many old-time stories, and personal experiences of the author. $14 postpaid. Frank C. Roberts, 924 Kentucky Highway 611, Pikeville, KY 41501.


FOR SALE: As God Hath Permitted, a history of the Laurel River Baptist Association from 1831 - 1998, by Roger Williams. This is a 414-page hardbound edition, with 20 pages of pictures. It is the story of the people, communities, and churches that are a part of the Laurel River Baptist Association. Easy to read and with accurate research and information on all the churches that have been a part of the Association, this book is a must for history lovers. The cost is $20, plus $4 S/H. Send money order for $24 to: Laurel River Baptist Association, 114 Carter Drive, London, KY 40741.


BOOK WANTED: Looking for a book on how to build spinning wheels. I prefer the book, Spinning Wheel Building and Restoration by Bud Krowenberg. Contact: Charles Cooper, 7148 Mercedes Road, Huber Heights, OH 45424.


TRAIN & DEPOT PRINT FOR SALE: A 24" X 18" signed and numbered print of the now torn down Leitchfield Depot, 1950 era. Done by local artist, Susan Thorpe. Cost is $25, plus $5 for tax and shipping. Payable to: Village Depot, C/O Embry's Bike Div., 602 N. Main Street, Leitchfield, KY 42754; call 270/259-3900; or e-mail: www.artby thorpe.com


WANTED: Collector wishes to purchase out of print books on Kentucky feuds and old county history books (special interest in mountain counties of Breathitt, Lee, Owsley, Clay, Harlan, Wolfe, Letcher, etc.) Any Kentucky non-fiction. All responses answered. State condition and price. Bud Jett, 3939 Richardson Road, Apt. 23, Independence, KY 41051; or call: 606/525-6316.


OWN A PIECE OF KENTUCKY HISTORY: Solid oak, hand-rubbed finish coin banks, with ornate solid brass mailbox fronts that were used in a small Eastern Kentucky town for many years. Authenticity of brass fronts certified. This is a limited edition offering of only 500, because when they're gone, they're gone. Signed and numbered by an emerging Kentucky artisan craftsman. Price is $59 each, or buy three or more and qualify for dealer pricing of $39 each. Allow only $5 total for shipping regardless of quantity shipped. Terms: Mail check or money order when ordering. Satisfaction guaranteed. Kentucky Craft - Since 1979, P. O. Box 670, 145 Railroad Street, Olive Hill, KY 41164; or e-mail: [email protected]


GOSPEL SONGS: The Lord has blessed me with the gift of song writing. I have 70 all new gospel songs on cassette tapes. I have six tapes in all. One tape is $7, or all six for $35, and a $5 discount on the package deal if you mention that you saw the ad in The Kentucky Explorer. Contact: Cager McQueen, P. O. Box 201, Tyner, KY 40486.


TRUSTY-FRALEY: Who were the parents of Frances Frankie Fraley, born August 1846, married 1859 in Breathitt County, Kentucky, David Carpenter Trusty. Frances and David named their first son Reuben. Reuben lived in Floyd County in the early 1900s. Contact: Margaret Ellis, 104 Cherokee Mt. Road, Jonesboro, TN 37659; or call: 423/926-5009.


FROM DEATH ROW TO CONGRESS: Own one of Kentucky's best-kept secrets of how Caleb Powers escaped from death row at the turn of the century to become a Kentucky Congressman. Caleb Powers And The Mountain Army, a limited edition book (1,000). A real collector's item. When they're gone, they're gone. Written by former mayor Jim Short. Prices are: $15, softback; $22, hardback. Buy five or more and qualify for dealer pricing. Dealer prices: $10, softback; $15, hardback. Terms: Mail check or money order when ordering. Allow $3 for first book shipped, $1 per each book thereafter in same shipment. Satisfaction guaranteed. Kentucky Craft - Since 1979, P. O. Box 670, 145 Railroad Street, Olive Hill, KY 41164; or e-mail: [email protected]


BOOK FOR SALE: I'm Going Back To Olive Hill. Own a limited edition (1,000) cassette recording of Mountain Nostalgic and Gospel songs written and performed by Madonna Short, accompanied by auto harp and traditional mountain music. If you don't get a real blessing from listening to this wonderful recording, just return the tape, and we'll give your money back. Price: $10, plus $2 shipping. Buy three or more to qualify for dealer pricing. Dealer prices: $7.50 each. Allow $2 total for shipping, regardless of number shipped. Mail check or money order when ordering. Satisfaction guaranteed. Kentucky Craft - Since 1979, P. O. Box 670, 145 Railroad Street, Olive Hill, KY 41164; or e-mail: [email protected]


WE SELL KENTUCKY QUALITY - NATIONWIDE: If you make any type of crafts, hand-sewn quilts, or have written a book or performed a recording (cassette or CD), we can sell your product. However, we only sell high quality and must accept your product for sale. We like to promote limited edition products, if possible. Send samples of your work or good, clear photographs and what you must charge for your product. If the product looks good in the photo, we will contact you about getting a sample. Sample will be returned if not accepted into our juried program. Quilt makers need not send whole quilt, just a corner sample showing hand-stitching. Include all information, such as quantity discounts and shipping information. We will feature a full-color catalog in January 2000. Kentucky Craft - Since 1979, P. O. Box 670, 145 Railroad Street, Olive Hill, KY 41164; or e-mail: [email protected]


MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE: Indian Relics. I have an inventory of, perhaps, 50,000 old, field-found relics; all typed up into huge 50-page catalog. Send $2 for your latest sample catalog. Free appraisals of your relics with SASE and photographs. Indian Shop, P. O. Box 246, Independence, KY 41051.


WALKING STICKS FOR SALE: Made by Eastern Kentucky craftsman. Papaw would enjoy one of these. Approximately 52" long, with leather strap at top. No two are alike. Cost $15, plus $4 S/H. Contact: Randy Paul Spencer, 4268 Brookhill Drive, Owensboro, KY 42303; or e-mail: [email protected]


LEE COUNTY BOOKS: 1910 Census, $25; 1900 Census, $20; Marriages 1870 - 1903, $18; Ohio residents add 5.5% sales tax. Robert L. Smith, 7614 Dimmick Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241-1118.


OWSLEY COUNTY BOOKS: Marriages, $18; Births, $26; Deaths, $18; Land Records, $20; Tax Books 1844 - 1858, $18; Census Books: 1920, $18; 1910, $18; 1900, $18; 1880, $14; 1870, $12; 1860, $12; and 1850, $10. Available on 3.5 inch disk for $10 per title. Ohio residents add 5.5% tax. Robert L. Smith, 7614 Dimmick Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241-1118.


WANTED: Harlan County native desires to buy Harlan County Coal Company money scrip. Will pay adequate price. Contact: Ted Thompson, 230 Blue Ridge Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601; or call: 502/695-3235.


MACHINE QUILTING: Crib to King Size. For more information call: 606/873-9220; 606/464-8057; 606/464-3057; or 740/259-4172.


CIVIL WAR ARTIFACTS WANTED: Top dollar for guns, swords, uniforms, photographs, etc. Also, paying for information on campsites on private land. Ken Hamilton, 3255 Roxburg Drive, Lexington, KY 40503; 606/223-4450.


TOOLS WANTED: Tool collector and woodworker looking for woodworking tools; old, unique, handmade tools, and related advertisements, catalogs, and photos. Especially, interested in history of these items. Also, looking for quality shop equipment. Fair prices paid for one tool or an entire shop. Call collect: 502/451-7706.


WANTED TO BUY: Collector will pay adequate prices for Kentucky scrip, lumber, and merchant tokens. Will pay up front and make arrangements for delivery. Also interested in old time strap-type watch fobs. Please contact: Dave Whisman, 295 Armory Road, Prestonsburg, KY 41653; or call (606) 886-6065 after 8 p.m. Leave message and phone number if not in.


MARBLE NUTS - We lost our marbles! Please sell us yours. Machine made and hand made marbles, games, and novelties. Lonnie Conyers, 6205 W. Gray Street, Muncie, IN 47304, (765) 747-9544.


COURTHOUSE POST CARDS WANTED - Need pre-1925 post cards of the following courthouses: Clinton, Owsley, Edmonson, Menifee, Martin, Russell, Casey, Jackson, Robertson, Magoffin, Elliott, Livingston, Morgan, Letcher, and McCreary. Please send photocopies or post cards with prices or call after 7 p. m. Carl Howell, P. O. Box 116, Hodgenville, KY 42748, 270/358-4167.


BOOK FOR SALE - Mining Memories "Kenmont Coal Co." The author, Paul Lynn Ellington, and over forty families tell how it really was working and living in an Eastern Kentucky coal camp. 364 pages and over 400 pictures. Cost $24 plus $4 S/H. Paul Ellington, P. O. Box 91061, Louisville, KY 40291, or call: 502/231-8819. Total price $28 each. Increase cost due to second printing.


BOOK FOR SALE: Growing Up On The Big Sandy, by Lawrence County native, Patricia Kelly Mansfield. True stories of a girl and her brother as they grew up in Appalachia during the Depression. 77 pages, plus pictures. Available at Nana's Gift in Louisa, Kentucky or send $10.70, postpaid to: Patricia Mansfield, 3802 Dorko Court, Columbus, OH 43224-2712.


FOR SALE: I have a 1966 Ford Mustang that I would like to sell. Call: 606/783-1869.


WEBSITE: The Samuel May House Archive. Your source for Floyd County history. Contains Big Sandy steamboats, postcard tour of Prestonsburg, Masters of Zebulon Lodge, and 80 photos of Wheelwright in 1946. Site address: http://www.geocities.com/heartland/9999


FLOYD COUNTY, KENTUCKY: Jack May's War, Robert Perry's book about Col. Andrew Jackson May, is now available. It can be ordered from: The Overmountain Press, P. O. Box 1261, Johnson City, TN 37605. Cost is $14.95, plus $2.50, S/H.


BOOK FOR SALE: A great holiday gift suggestion: And That's A Fact! An Anecdotal History of Paintsville and Johnson County, Kentucky by Robert L. Marsh, Gateway Press, 1998. 217 pages and hard cover. Includes listing of all city and county officials, as well as stories of events and people making the history of Paintsville and Johnson County. $29.95, plus $3 S/H. Robert L. Marsh, P. O. Box 18, Paintsville, KY 41240.


RARE PUBLICATION: Research book and millennium collectible: ca. 1/1/2000! Clermont County, Ohio: 1891 Atlas History. 10,000 name index; a must for genealogists, historians, and libraries; for deed and land research and general history. Clermont County is on the Ohio River, most important migration route to the West; bordering northern Kentucky. Original 14" X 17" easy to read size. Pre- published price before 2/28/2000: hardcover, $50; soft cover, $35. After 2/28/2000: hardcover, $55; soft cover, $40. Plus $7; Ohio residents add 6% sale tax. Send payment and order to: Aileen M. Whitt, C. G. R. S., 1094 Fagins Run Road, New Richmond, OH 45157.


BOOKS FOR SALE: Boone County: Images of America, $16.99; Big Bone Lick, by Willard Rouse Jillson, $25; Verses and Sonnets, by Julia Dinsmore, $12.50; Lexington, A Postcard History, $16.99; and many more. Please visit our Internet bookstore at: www.bluegrasspub .com or call: 606/653-7195 for a complete listing of Kentucky publications available. Bluegrass Publications, P. O. Box 74, Hebron, KY 41048.


FOR SALE: Sassafras Root. Remember Grandmaw's sassafras tea? Order sassafras roots from the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. Send $5, plus $4 shipping to: Randy Spencer, 4268 Brookhill Drive, Owensboro, KY 42303.


FOR SALE: Watts Cooking. Some fine mountain cooking for only $7, plus $3 S/H. Contact: Brenda Watts, 167 Burton Subdivision Road, Nancy, KY 42544 or call: 606/871-9291; or Patty Watts, 304 Allen Avenue, Morehead, KY 40351 or call: 606/784-4019.


FOR SALE: New book by Pike County, Kentucky author, Frank C. Roberts. Memories of Another Day is over 50 hunting tales, folklore, and mountain legends. It contains 156 pages and is 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches. Four color, soft cover, with 17 sketches by the author. Price is $14, plus $2 S/H. Frank C. Roberts, 924 KY HWY 611, Pikeville, KY 41501.


FOR SALE: Solid cherry and solid walnut, one, two, or three drawer lamp tables, silverware table, couch tables, and end tables. We also have clock shelves and medicine cabinets. The tables have tapered legs and made like the tables were in the 1800s. I personally make and sign all the pieces that I sell. For more information call: 502/743-5035; or write: Forrest Whitledge, P. O. Box 94, Pendleton, KY 40055.


WANTED: Would like to buy Appalachia Ancestors by Mildred Jenkins. Contact: Wilma Varrato, 4544 Wabasso Avenue, North Port, FL 34287; or e-mail: [email protected]


BOOK FOR SALE: My Memories by Leonard E. (Gene) Smith. Author born in 1928 and grew up near Whiteland, Indiana, with many ancestors from Hart, Edmondson, Grayson, Oldham, Nelson, Barren, and Shelby Counties in Kentucky. Inspirational poems, short stories, and some family history on Smith, Merideth, Crouch, Clemons/Clements, Wells, Whitaker, and Shutters. Donation $16.50, including postage. All proceeds go to my church. Send check to: Gene Smith, 7611 Crossline Drive, Parma, OH 44134-6107.


BOOK FOR SALE: Old Kentucky Talk by Clayton and David Gooden. A wonderful tribute to the oral traditions that have comprised much of this country's history. Available now from your local bookstore, or $9.95, plus S/H from the authors at: 520/747-0288.


NOW AVAILABLE: Cemetery Book, Volume Five is now available, Lawrence County, Louisa, Kentucky. Gone, But Not Forgotten, Cemetery Book, Volume Five, is now available. This is the biggest book published about Lawrence County cemeteries yet. There is a lot of history in Volume Five, that is not in the Lawrence County History Book. This is all researched information, with many pictures. These ceme-teries are sometimes in hard to reach areas. They are recorded as they stand. Often brush, tree limbs, and debris have to be cleaned from the cemetery in order to obtain the information. There are maps and diagrams also. The research is taken from funeral home records and personal family information and only reliable sources. There are 196 pages that are completely indexed. A wealth of Lawrence County genealogy and researched information. $29 postpaid or books may be purchased at the Lawrence County Public Library for $25, if picked up there. This is a historical preservation project for Lawrence County, Kentucky by DAR members Mary Ellen Reid, Beulah L. Greene, and Stephanie A. Adkins. Other books available: Curtright Funeral Home Records and Veterans of Surrounding Area. For more information call: 606/638-4399 or 606/638-4694; or write: Lawrence County Kentucky Cemeteries, RR 6 Box 15970, Louisa, KY 41230.


DEAN & CREECH: Volume Five, Dean and Creech Families of Kentucky and America. $20 Order from: Lloyd Dean, 6770 U. S. 60 East, Morehead, KY 40351.


INFORMATION NEEDED: On deceased Pentecostal ministers in Kentucky. Roy Johnson, Jess Carroll, Sherman Harris, Thomas Moore, Manuel Tharp, Opal Blackford, Elmer Clark, Columbus Baskerville, Edwin Bayer, Bruce Grisham, and Eldon Jay. Lloyd Dean, 6770 U. S. 60 East, Morehead, KY 40351.


BOOK FOR SALE: Kentucky's Pentecostal Heritage, Vol. One, $10, plus $1.13 postage. A 152-page book of history and photos throughout Kentucky. Contact: Lloyd Dean, 6770 U. S. 60 East, Morehead, KY 40351.


WANTED: Old fisherman wants to buy old fishing lures, special interest in Heddon Sonic lures. Call collect: 270/830-6629; or write: Jimmie Mason, 10440 HWY 41A, Henderson, KY 42420.


BOOK FOR SALE: The update of the Eastern Kentucky Davidsons is in print. 664 pages, including 102 pages of photos, indexed. Davidsons and related families of western Virginia and Eastern Kentucky. $45, in-cluding postage. Contact: Frank Davidson, 10207 Rinda Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670; call: 916/362-6192; or e-mail: [email protected]


WEB SITE: Hazard, Kentucky and Perry County: A Photo-graphic History. An Internet web site depicting the early history of this community through pictures. The site contains nearly 300 photographs from 1896 through the 1960s, as well as a message board, chat room, and classified ads section. The address is simply: hazard kentucky.com


ATTENTION: All present or former residents and natives of Johnson County, Kentucky. Log on to Johnson County's very own historical web site: johnsoncountykyhistory.com! Personalities, sports highlights, tragedies and disasters, school and church histories, and more.


BOTTLE WANTED: Star Bottling Works, Corbin, Kentucky. "Hutch" type bottle, fair price paid. May also be interested in other Corbin, London, and area bottles, etc. Contact: Gary Lay, 2866 Sutton Estates Circle N., Jacksonville, FL 32223; call: 904/268-6750; or e-mail: [email protected]


HONAKERS: Please help us find Kentucky descendants. Honaker Family In America, 1998, 1,437 pp., $66.50. Newsletter $15. Caps, T-shirts, postcards. Honaker Family Assn., Inc., P. O. Box 3636, Alexandria, VA 22302; call: 703/751-7321; or e-mail: http://honfamassn.com


WANTED: Looking for someone in the Detroit area to research a library book mentioning my Kentucky connection. For details: D. Fogle, 5 Eastmoor, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or call collect: 740/392-3170, with fee requested.


FOR SALE: Historic rock house, 3,200 square feet, built in 1798, on National Register, located on 25.45 acres in city limits of New Castle, Henry County, Kentucky. $129,900. Call: 502/845-4234; or 502/550-4080.


HOME MOVIES TO VIDEOTAPE: Preserve your memories by converting your 8mm or super 8mm movies to videotape. Price includes a $10.95 set-up fee, which includes a high quality videotape; and $5 per 50 feet roll. I also can transfer photographs and slides. Contact: Bill Turner, 111 Hiawatha Trail #2, Georgetown, KY 40324; or call: 502/570-9799.

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