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- (continued from previous page)moss and the moss to be wet and if you rubbed a bit of the moss to the war it would cure it.
I know a cure for ring worms. Get a lump of blue stone and grease and mix the two together and put it to the ring worms and it will burn them.
Some people say that butter will take the pain out of a burn. Get a bit of butter and melt it and put it on the burn for about five minutes.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- A cure for a toothache in olden times was to go to a grave-yard and rise up an old man's head and pull out a tooth and rub it to the aching tooth and you would never have a toothache again.
A cure for a burn is bees wax and chalk and sulphur.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- The people in olden times used to make toys themselves
They used to make pop-guns out of a quill and a stick. They used to make the stick narrow in the way it would run into the quill, and they cut a slice from a potato and stuck the wide end(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.