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North Side: A Spray of Yarrow

Superstitions played a big part in the lives of the residents of old Dutchtown years ago.

If a girl wrapped flannel around a spray of yarrow, placed it under her pillow at night and put it in her shoe in the morning, she could expect to encounter the man she would eventually marry, when she went to work in the morning. (33)

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