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Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters – Council Bluffs, Iowa

Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters John Brown Adkins – Council Bluffs, Iowa 09 December 2018 I recently received an email and newspaper clipping from Mark Wiseman about an unlisted Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters. He found the ad below in The Council Bluffs … Continue reading

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Smith’s Gentian, Dandelion and Yellow Dock Bitters

Smith’s Gentian, Dandelion and Yellow Dock Bitters Ebin R. Smith, Apothecary 08 February 2015 The Smith’s Gentian, Dandelion and Yellow Dock Bitters appears to be unlisted in Bitters Bottles. You have to look carefully as there are about 15 brands of … Continue reading

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If you wanna hang out you’ve got to take her out – Cocaine

C  O  C  A  I  N  E “Nobody saves America by sniffing cocaine. Jiggling your knees blankeyed in the rain, when it snows in your nose you catch cold in your brain.” – Allen Ginsberg The Lure Not sure why I … Continue reading

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