Wednesday, November 6, 2013

The Cure for the Common Cold


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What did pioneer doctors and nurses believe the cure for the common cold was?

a.      Eating an apple

b.      Wearing an apple around ones neck

c.       Wearing a bag full of herbs around ones neck

d.      Rubbing herbs on ones chest

Yesterday’s answer:

a.      The California Gold Rush Mission

Brigham Young felt concerned for the Saints still in California and in some instances believed that gold should be collected—but only if it served a purpose other than personal enrichment. Some leading men were authorized to call a few men to take the southern route to California; their calls were to find gold and bring it back. Those sponsoring these “gold mining missionaries: would receive a share of whatever gold was brought home As many as twenty gold mining missionaries left late in 1849 for southern California.

History of the Saints, Harley, William G., ed. (American Fork, Utah: Covenant Communications, 2012), 157.
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