Books [Mary Jane Sherrill]
“I kept house for Mrs. Pore, and the soldiers brought the itch with them when they come home from the World War. Mr. Pore had it. He went to the doctor and he hummed and hawed, told him first one thing and then another. One day he had the eczema and the next day he had something else. Finally one day he just up and said, 'Man you got the itch'. That made bad matters worse. Mr. Pore come out of the office roaring like a lion.
“I knowed all the time he had it. I had seen the itch before, so I took matters in my own hands. I went out behind the garden and dug some poke root; biled it till it was good and strong, and when he come in that night the kitchen was turned over to