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This taped interview with Roy Clow begins with a discussion about home remedies. Roy then tells of his birth, the local midwife Lizzy White, and doctors in the Murray Harbour area. Roy then goes on to talk about moonshine being used in place of gasoline, rum runners being hungry enough to eat gulls, and a time when Roy and George Miller bought two kegs of rum from the rum runners when they were only thirteen. Next, Roy tells briefly about cigarettes and different liquors at the time before telling more stories about rum running and bootleggers. Roy then talks about his father and his cousins cod fishing and buying rum. Then Roy tells about some local tricks for hiding and transporting the illegal rum. The interview continues with a brief mention of the phantom ship and lobster prices. The remainder of the interview consists of Roy telling about killing pigs and farming according to the phases of the moon, and home remedies.
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Murray Harbour North, PE; Charlottetown, PE
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