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Archives 06-09-2010


Livingston Market
Butter: 10 cents
Eggs: 10 cents
Hens, per lb: 8 cents
Corn, shelled: 65 cents
Meal: 75 cents
Wheat (at the mill):
75 cents
Sorghum: 35 cents
Mayapple Root, per lb.:
1 cent
Ginseng, per lb: $3
Beeswax: 21 cents
Feathers: 36 cents
Wool: 28 cents
Dried apples: 2 ½ cents
Cora Phillips, of Jamestown, visited relatives in Livingston this week.
When you wake up with a bad taste in your mouth, go at once to J.W. Burks Drug Store and buy Chamberlain’s Stomach and Liver Tablets. One dose will make you well. It will also cure sick headaches and constipation.
Will Estes bought a buggy for private use.
A large boiler and other equipment refinery went through town last week to the Otley oil well at West Fork.
Morgan C. Fitzpatrick is authorized to run as a Democratic candidate of the Fourth Congressional District.   
C.E. Snodgrass is authorized to run for re-election as a Democratic candidate of the Fourth Congressional District.
John M. Davis, of Morgan County, is authorized to run for re-election as a Democratic State Senator.
Cure a cold in one day with Bromo Quinine Tablets or druggists will refund the money. E.W. Grove’s signature is on the box, 25 cents.
Barred Plymouth Rocks, Thoroughbreds
Hens: 50 cents each.
Cocks: 30 cents each.
Eggs per setting (18) 50 cents.
Livingston, Tenn.
W. J. Gaudin is showing a curiosity in shape of a chicken with four legs, three eyes and three crowns. The chicken was alive after the egg pipped, but died before it was extracted from the shell. Mr. Gaudin has preserved the object in alcohol and many people have visited his store to see it.
The house of Andrew Conatser was burned to the ground last Sunday night during the absence of the owner. It is thought to be the act of an incendiary.
W.G. Yelton is in Burnside in attendance upon his daughter, Mrs. Lee Rankins, who is sick with typhoid fever.
Mrs. D.Y. Conaster left this morning for Rockwood to visit relatives.
Congressman Snodgrass has been furnished the names of road commissioners and overseers for Overton County, to whom he has sent copies of “Government Bulletins on Earth Roads”. The matter has been turned over to E.C. Goodpasture, who is championing the good roads movement in this county. Our road officials may profit by the information contained in these bulletins.

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