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- (continued from previous page)to take out a thornWhooping cough. Water of three marens meeting together is suposed, to be a good cure for the whooping cough.Bad heart. Dandline when boiled with brown sugar is a cure for a bad heartFits. If a dog got fits it is said to be a good cure to give him washing soda.Sore Throat. Bran when boiled in (hot) water and wrapped in cloth and put to your throat is said to be a good cure for a sore throatSore foot. If a person hurt their foot with a stone and if they made the sign of the cross on the stone with their foot it would cure it A Sty. For a sty the cure is to wash it with cold tea.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- People put up May Pole on May Day on May Day for fear the fairies would come in. They put it over the doors and(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.