On this day in 1910, the following suggestion was made to the married men of Athens:
Athens Transfer & Livery Co. was owned by the Deadwyler family, who also were in the cotton broker business, also on Clayton Street, approximately across the street from where the Last Resort Grill is today. The Deadwylers had sold mules and horses in Athens for years, as well as feed and some other livestock-related supplies.
Their ads in the 1909 Athens city directory indicate that they offered "The Best Livery Teams in Town" and could do "All kinds of hauling," including "Household Goods," not just taking potentially cranky women into town to gather provisions for the home.
- Athens Banner, Jan. 1910 - Jun. 1910 on Microfilm in the Heritage collection.
- Athens Historic Newspaper Archive collection in the Digital Library of Georgia.
- 1909 Athens City Directory on Microfilm in the Heritage collection.
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Athens, Georgia, in the Digital Library of Georgia.
- For Her Own Good: 150 Years of the Experts' Advice to Women by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English in the general collection.
- Women in the South: An Anthropological Perspective by Holly F. Mathews in the general collection.
- The Truth About Women by Georgia Witkin in the general collection.
- You Just Don't Understand: Men and Women in Conversation by Deborah Tannen in the general collection.
- The Complete Horse Book by Elwyn Hartley Edwards and Candida Geddes in the general collection.
- When Difficult Relatives Happen to Good People by Leonard Felder in the general collection.
- Love Is Never Enough by Aaron T. Beck in the general collection.
- Myths of Gender: Biological Theories about Women and Men by Anne Fausto-Sterling in the general collection.
- International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds by Bonnie L. Hendricks in the Reference collection.