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BOOK FOR SALE - High As A Cat's Back, Low As A Snake's Belly (now in its second printing) is a delightful book (108 pages, 8.5x11") written by Jenkins, Ky. native, Kedrick Sanders. The author has collected 1,500 old sayings, short stories, jokes, and such, and compiled them into a very entertaining book. You'll want to add it to your personal collection and share it with your friends. Makes a great gift. $8.00 p.p. Kedrick Sanders, 245 Forest Hill Loop, Jenkins, KY 41537.


BOOK FOR SALE: Tall Tales and Short Stories From the Shady Side O' Pine Mountains, by Kedrick Sanders, captures the humorous side of our diverse and multi-faceted Appalachian culture. Though the book is fiction, much of the story material is based on people, places, and events that the author is familiar with. To order send $8, plus $2 S/H to: Kedrick Sanders, 245 Forest Hill Loop, Jenkins, KY 41537.


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.


POST CARDS WANTED - Will buy or trade early Kentucky post cards (street scenes, depots, courthouses, activities, baseball teams, etc.) Have large collection, but looking for more. All towns wanted. Please send photocopies or post cards with prices or call after 7 p. m. Carl Howell, P. O. Box 116, Hodgenville, KY 42748, 502/358-4167.


WASHINGTON RECORDS - Researcher (UK grad) will search for and copy records of your ancestors at the National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR, and other Washington DC locations. Hourly rate. Paul Barker, 13817 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20853. Phone 301/871-2156, or e-mail: [email protected]


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.


KENTUCKY DOG LICENSE TAGS: Seeking to buy all Kentucky dog license tags, will pay $50 each for pre-1900 tags. Contact: Bill Bone, 928 S. R. 2206, Clinton, KY 42031, or call 502/653-6060, e-mail: [email protected]


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 Mans-field, 3802 Dorko Court, Columbus, OH 43224-2712.


RESEARCH: Professional Researcher will research all Kentucky counties, using Historical Society and Archives. Ten years experience. Send SASE to Naomi Prater Bailey, 425 Powhatan Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601, or call: 502/695-3395; e-mail: [email protected]


FOR SALE: Land on Buckhorn Lake for sale. Fourteen acres one mile from the boat dock at the lodge. Will sell on land contract. Write: Ellen Pace, 1732 S. Drexel Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203, or call: 317/356-7477.


WANTED TO BUY: Top dollar for Civil War collectibles. Buying swords, guns, uniforms, belt buckles, photographs, button, etc. Reward for information on campsites on private land. Ken Hamilton, 3255 Roxbury Drive, Lexington, KY 40503, 606/223-4450.


FOR SALE: Fifty delicious recipes. Send name, address, and $3 to: Old Recipe Favorites, P. O. Box 127, Mapleville, RI 02839.


COURTHOUSE Research: Boyd, Carter, and Lawrence Counties, Kentucky; and Lawrence and Scioto Counties, Ohio. SASE for details and fees. Teresa Martin Klaiber, Professional Historical Research, 22937 Long Branch, Rush, KY 41168.


TOURS: Guided tours of the Red River Gorge for tour buses, schools, families, and individuals. Approved and permitted by the National Forest Service. Contact: Sky Bridge Tours, Inc., Box 653, Campton, KY 41301, or call: 606/668-7572.


PROFESSIONAL GENEALOGICAL RESEARCHER: Kentucky statewide. Contact: Karen King Scales, 1410 Galbraith Road, Frankfort, KY 40601, or e-mail: [email protected]


WANTED TO BUY: Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery by John Deere. Also, any underground mine collectables, grease lamps, miners lamps, etc., rope makers, and hand held corn shellers. Contact: George Blackburn, 245 Stringer Road, Sacremento, KY 42372, e-mail: [email protected]


VIDEO FOR SALE: Approximately 75 minutes of country music history. "Bashful Brother Oswald," a star and member of the Grand Ole Opry, tells of his life story with his Dobro guitar (12 tunes). Clarence Jackson joins in with his Dobro, and Charlie Collins plays guitar. Interview with Oswald's wife, Euneta, and Charlie Collins; Roy Acuff's guitar man. We have Vol. 1, 2, & 3. Price $29,95 each, plus $3.95 S/H (Canada: $2 additional; foreign countries, $5 additional. Make check or money order payable to: Clarence Jackson, 308 Starbright Lane, Moncks Corner, SC 29461, 843/899-3359. Ask for Clarence Jackson's country music catalog, too!


SONGS OF YESTERYEAR: "Barbara Allen," "Mary of the Wild Moor," "Hills of Roane County," "Knoxville Girl," "Baggage Coach Ahead," "The Devil and the Farmer," "Little Box of Pine," "The Wreck of Old Ninety-seven," "Prisoner's Song," "Black Sheep," "The Dream of the Miner's Child," "Lightning Express," "Little Omie Wise," "Pretty Polly," "Sinking of the Titanic," "Little Mohee," and many more. One-hour cassette and song book, $14.95, postpaid. Brett Young, Box A-3491, Knoxville, TN 37927.


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


ASSOCIATES WANTED: Associates of Pre-Paid Legal Services will be expanding our services in the Kentucky area. We are looking for new associates to help us build our business. For information, please contact: Thomas Webb, 606/271-3877, or e-mail: [email protected]


WANTED TO BUY: Cash paid for old primitive cupboards, other early furniture, in any condition. Quilts, baskets, folk art, old toys, and other primitives. Check your barn, out-buildings, or attic, and give me a call. I am trying to put together a small log village. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Contact: David Cooke at 502/225-0544.


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:


WINE, WINE, WINE: Sixteen old fashion wine recipes. Made in your own kitchen. Enjoy the fruit of your own labor. For delicious tastes from your own home, send $5, with a SASE to: D. Waggoner Dept KE, RR 2 Box 137A, Hillsboro, KY 41049.


WANTED: Would like to purchase past edition of Kentucky Echoes/Kentucky Images paperback publication on Bardstown, Kentucky/Nelson County only. Also, a flat wedge barrel pin, only for a .36 caliber Manhattan or Colt cap and ball pistol. Write: Mildred Breckenridge, 3202 Maple Road, Jeffersontown, KY 40299.


OLD TIME GOSPEL SONGS: Sung with electric mandolin, harmonica, and guitar. "Old Country Church," "Shake Hands With Mother Again," "We Are Going Down The Valley," "The Royal Telephone," "Where We'll Never Grow Old," "There's No Hiding Place Down Here," "I Heard My Mother Call My Name In Prayer," "If You See My Savior Tell Him That You Saw Me," "Palms Of Victory," "Stand By Me," "Unclouded Day," "Tell Mother I'll Be There," "Lily Of The Valley," "Who At My Door Is Standing?" "How Beautiful Heaven Must Be," "The Lifeboat Soon Is Coming," "Vacation In Heaven," "The Model Church." One-hour cassette. $9.95 postpaid. Brett Young, Box K-3491, Knoxville, TN 37927.


WANTED: Wanted to buy Singer sewing machine items. Tins, tape measures, advertising items, oil cans, etc. Also, looking for sewing machines. Models 221, 222, 301. Contact: Karen Donham, 13035 Hodgenville Road, Camp-bellsville, KY 42718 or e-mail: [email protected]


WANTED: Old wood stove, eight inch lids. Also, Do you know a Richard V. Price? Call or Write: Ron Moreland, 509 Chapel Street, Falmouth, KY 41040; 606/654-3964.


WANTED: Need a Victrola turntable (round metal disk with felt on top) from Victor Talking Machine, Camden N. S. Call: Marie Reichenbach, 606/865-4390.


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.


PHOTO RESTORATION: I can copy and digitally improve old, faded, and cracked photos. Don't wait till time takes them away forever. Very reasonably priced. Jan Francis, 1022 5th Avenue, Dayton, KY 41074, e-mail: [email protected]


WANTED: Rope maker. State price and condition. Contact: Fran Hill, 1266 190th Street, Waverly, IA 50677.


WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS: Will locate and photocopy your ancestor's original WWI DR card on file at National Archives for $5. Will copy every card for same surname in same county for $10. Include name of ancestor and county of residence in 1918. Genealogy Time, 1201 Timber Glen Court, Lilburn, GA 30047.


BEADS FOR SALE: I have the names, addresses, and phone numbers of companies that sell fancy beads, gemstones and fancy cowrie shells; also, craft leather in steer, deer, elk, buffalo, horse, sheep, white deer, and calf hair. For more information send $5 and a SASE to: Amil Smith, 214 Cave Creek Road, Falls of Rough, KY 40119.


KENTUCKY WATERS MUSIC: Experience Kentucky's beautiful wild and scenic waterways through the soothing music of Kentucky tunesmith, Debbie Tuggle. Canoe the Rockcastle River, enjoy the palisades of the Kentucky River, or visit Bad Branch and Cumberland Falls. Now available in compact disc ($15) or cassette ($10). Light Productions, 4910 Paramount Drive, Louisville, KY 40258.


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.


BOOKS FOR SALE: Kentucky Housewife-1839, 600 Receipts-1867, Sweet Home Cookbook. All three books include favorite recipes from the 1800 era, $6.95 each. Also available, Paducah Gateway Railroad, a book describing the history of railroads in Western Kentucky during the late 1800s and early 1900s, $14.95 to: Image Graphics, Printers/Publishers, 2701 Wayne Sullivan Drive, Paducah, KY 42003. Add $2 S/H for each book.