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- (continued from previous page)If a child had the whooping cough, two people would stand at each side of a mans donkey and throw the child three times under the donkey. Then the cough would leave.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- People used the plants that grew as cures for their ailments long ago. The leaves of the elm-tree were used as a cure for a burnt leg. The dandelion was also a great herb. It was boiled and the juice which was drink was a great cure for a heart ache. An herb by the name of out Lady's gloves was a great cure for a sore throat. It was made into broth, and when drunk(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.