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Antique Bottle & Glass Collector

Vol. 35 No. 3 | May – June 2024 | No. 273  

(Mailed 18 April 2024 – Visit the FOHBC Member Portal to read the online version same date as mailing)

Features: Ladies Star – Delicate Ladies Should Consult Dr. Herdan Eric McGuire 28 Best Drinking Water in Charleston David Kyle Rakes 42 What’s Underfoot in Houston? Ferdinand Meyer V 48

Vignettes: ACL Corner #10 Buildings Mike Dickman 12 Tom Paskiewicz, Wannalancet Indian Bitters, Quincy Chamberlain, Lowell, Mass., Charlie Martin Jr. and the last sachem of the Pennacook Ferdinand Meyer V 16 Found: Peacock Blue Stopper for Ayer’s Hair Vigor Bottle John Savastio 22 Jim Healy Comes Through Again for Houston 24! Elizabeth Meyer 25 Everyone Loves a Dromgoole’s Ralph Finch 34 English Female Bitters & Yellow Fever Ferdinand Meyer V and Joe Gourd 36 Promising Cures: Mrs. Soule’s Eradicator – The Flower or the Worm? Andy Rapoza 54 Having a Ball in Balltimore Ralph Finch 57

Departments: Table of Contents FOHBC Officers 2022-2024 2 FOHBC President’s Message Shards of Wisdom–Heard it Through the Grapevine FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 FOHBC Regional News Virtual Museum News Richard Siri 19 Lost & Found 60 Member Photo Gallery 64 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 66 FOHBC Membership Additions & Changes 67 FOHBC Show-Biz–Calendar of Events 68 Membership Benefits, Ad Rates, Donations to the FOHBC 71 Membership Application & Advertising 72