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CURE FOR WHOOPING COUGH:
TWO LEVEL TABLESPOONFULS OF POWDERED ALUM, TWO-THIRD
OF A CUPFUL OF BROWN SUGAR, DISSOLVED IN TWO QUARTS
OF WATER; BOTTLE AND OUT IN A DARK CLOSET WHERE IT
IS COOL.
ONE YEAR OLD CHILD'S DOSE: ONE TEASPOON THREE TIMES A
DAY OR AN EMPTY STOMACH
TWO YEAR OLD CHILD'S DOSE: TWO TEASPOONS PER DOSE OF
ONE YEAR OLD CHILD
FIVE YEAR OLD CHILD'S DOSE: ONE TABLESPOON PER DOSE OF
ONE YEAR OLD CHILD

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Alum ; Brown Sugar ; COUGH ; Dosage ; RECIPE ; REMEDY ; Whooping Cough

James Callow Keyword(s): AGE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Mineral

Date learned: 07-09-1973

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Belief: Animal

The Hoop Snake:

It is believed that a certain snake in the Southwest, the hoop snake, can travel by rgabbing its tail in its mouth and rolling like a hoop.

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Collector last name possibilities: Ston, Stan, Star, Stor, Stair, Stain, Stoin, Stoir.

Where learned: UNKNOWN

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; BELIEF ; Hoop ; REGIONAL ; Serpent ; Snake ; Southwest ; SUPERSTITION ; TRAVEL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Animal

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WHOOPING COUGH CURE:
PAROXYSMS ARE RELIEVED BY BREATHING FUMES OF TURPENTINE
AND CARBOLIC ACID.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Breathing ; Carbolic Acid ; COUGH ; CURE ; Paroxysms ; REMEDY ; Turpentine ; Whooping Cough

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral

Date learned: 07-09-1973

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