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MAGIC

IF YOU WOULD LIKE FOR A PERSON TO MOVE OUT OF YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
OR FROM NEXT DOOR, JUST PLACE A BOX OF STICK MATCHES UNDER THEIR
DOOR STEPS. INFORMANT SAID WHEN SHE WAS A CHILD THERE WAS AN OLD
LADY THAT LIVED NEXT DOOR. SHE SAID EVERYONE CALLED THE OLD LADY
A WITCH BECAUSE SHE WOULD GET ANGRY EVERY TIME THEIR BALL FELL IN
HER YARD. ONE DAY SHE SAID HER AND HER BROTHER DID PUT SOME MATCHES
UNDER THE OLD LADY'S STEPS.

Where learned: SOUTH CAROLINA

Subject headings: Favorites
BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color

Date learned: 10-25-1972

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