A physician, as we have seen, got the better of the demon in Mrs. Shchapoff's case, at least while the lady was under his care. Really these disturbances appear to demand the attention of medical men. If the whole phenomena are caused by impo... Read more of More Haunted Houses at Scary Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational






736. Having a piece of bread and taking another is a sign some one is coming hungry. Maine, New York, and Pennsylvania. 737. If you drop a slice of bread with the buttered side up, it is a sign of a ...

795. Green glass beads worn about the neck will prevent or cure erysipelas. Chestertown, Md. 796. Gold beads were formerly a protection against the King's Evil (scrofula), and nearly every maiden and m...

816. To keep fire always burning on the hearth will prevent cholera among chickens. Alabama. 817. If a fish-hook pierces the hand, stick it three times into wood, in the name of the Trinity, to prevent...

836. Rub the hands with the first snow that falls and you'll not have sore hands all winter. Winn, Me. 837. On Ash Wednesday before sunrise dip a pail of water in a running brook (up stream), bottle it...