Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association / The Cranberry. A compendium of its cultivation, commerce, cookery, etc.
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The cranberry in story: a Thanksgiving legend, pp. 10-11 PDF (398.3 KB)
of the harmful bacteria. For Inflammation of the bowels, cran berry poultices made from cooked cran- berries and applied hot will often brirg relief to the patient when other remedies fail. EKRYSTPELAS. Cranberry poultice Is an old and much tried remedy for this disease, cooling the inflammation and bringing speedy relief to the sufferer. By using the fruit as a regular diet the dibease can be wholly driven out of the blood. DYSPEPSIA. For some forms of dyspepsia there is no more simple or effective remedy than aw cranberries. Carry a supply in the pocket and eat them frequently during the day. BILIOUSNESS. People subject to biliousness will find that as long as cranberries form a part of each day's food, they will be free from such attacks. CORNS. Cranberries contain the acid used In all corn cures, and If cut in halves and bound onto the corn for a day or two, will soften it so that it can be entirely removed. CHOLERA, LA GRIPPE AND DIP1HTHRIA. These disease. cannot flourish In a cranberrye~g community. The bac- teria of these diseases are not able to live in the peculiaj acid combination to he found In the oranberry. Hence:- To be healthy, wealthy, wise; To save the life that we all prize, This one thing I advise- Eat Cranberries I (Fruit Trade Journal N. Y. Dec. 27,1902.) THE CRANBERRY IN STORY. A thasksaglvig Legend. J. C. P. The following legend of the origin of the cranberry, was written by Mrs. W. H. Fitch, of Cranmoor, Wis., wife of the secretary of the Wisconsin Cranberry Grower's Association, and was printed recently in the "Wisconsin Valley Lead- er: With the Thanksgiving season comes to my memory a quaint little legend that seems to unite Thanksgiving and cran- berries for all time. It is really an ac- count of the first Thanksgiving Day, told In a booklet of Indian legends, by A. C. Adams, a Delaware Indian. As I remember the story opens in the usual fairy-tale manner. [Long, long ago, In times now forgotten, the Indians and the Great Spirt knew each other, and the Great Spirit would ta.k with His children -that was long before the white man came-and the Indian turned his ear to the white man's God. Then every Indian believed that bravery, truth, honesty and charity were the virtues necessary to take him to the happy hunt- I,-
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