Vol. VI, No.1

Fall 1978

Issue 21


TABLE OF CONTENTS

NOBODY HAD IT ANY BETTER
A review of our first book, BITTERSWEET COUNTRY.

WATER WITCHING
An objective view of water witching lets you form your own conclusions about the authenticity of this art.

WELL, WELL, WELL
The types of wells and construction techniques of hand dug wells, many which now hold only memories, are explore.

RAINY DAY SAVINGS
Learn about the size, shape and construction of cisterns and compare the advantages to the disadvantage of such a water reservoir.

WELLS OF MY FATHER
A reminiscent account of the wells on a farm, the wonder of a small boy and the regret of a man as the wells become obsolete.

NEWS AND VIEWS FROM THE EDITOR
News about BITTERSWEET and letters from our readers.

THE SPANS OF TIME
Linking place to place bridges are the girders of civilization. From natural fords to cable suspension bridges, this story traces the development of water crossings.

BRIDGES YOU SELDOM SEE
An imaginary trek for a bridge, highlighted by unique photography techniques.

COON HUNTING WITH JUMPING MULES
Raccoons, mules, dogs and inexperienced hunters make an interesting combination on a coon hunt.

WE'VE GOT A PIG IN THE PARLOR
...and it is Irish too! The lyrics, music and step-by-step instruction to this and other play party games can brighten a dreary evening.

OLD TIME CURES
Old cures for colds, bruises, warts and other ailments.

PUBLISHER'S INFORMATION


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