"Use Vicks Vapor Rub & Socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within minutes and lasts hours. Apply Vapor Rub generously to bottom of feet and cover with socks. Works of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs.
1957 French-Canadian Weathervane at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau - From the curators' comments: "The beaver is Canada's national emblem, symbolizing the industriousness and perseverance evinced by our ancestors in their struggle to adapt to the harsh Canadian climate."