- Sun, Feb 21, 2010
Gazette & Courier - Monday, September 20, 1875
Diphtheria - The best and simplest remedy - Make a salve of the ashes of burned corn cobs and take a little of it often. Also wet a bag of commercial ashes with rum and put around the neck. Experience has proved it a cure where other remedies have failed. From one who knows. Please put this in print to the benefit of the afflicted. [Oh, brother!].
Subjects: Diseases, Food, Liquors, Quacks and Quackery