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214096 "John Pesut" <the_tinker@a...> 2011‑02‑23 Re: RE: cleaning oilstones
When my dad or any of his brothers claimed sickness (always a school day) he 
let them
stay home but made them drink a glass of sauerkraut juice right from the 
barrel in the
basement. Not so much a cure I think but a way to make sure you were really 

Buzzz. No old tool content. Sorry.

From: "scott grandstaff" 
Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 1:11 PM
To: "porch" 
Subject: Re: [OldTools] RE: cleaning oilstones

> OK, old patent medicines,... just get me started !!!!
>   The three most popular ingredients in nearly all of them, including
> The Great - Dr Kilmers - Kidney Liver and Bladder Cure - Specific!!
> (one dollar a bottle, folks, just one dollar for the perfect preparation 
> of secretly guarded ingredients guaranteed to cure ......)
>  Were alcohol, opium and laxative.
>  Notably senna or calomel.
>  About 4 hours in the outhouse worth.


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