Kansas City Star, December 12, 1886. Mince pie, as we’ve seen, was known to cause bad dreams, but in particularly susceptible folk it seems to have induced clairvoyant hallucinations as well.
Home made demon pie–mmmmm.
Well there was a little girl with a spritely sense of humor. The deadly upas tree, I have just learned, is a tropical hardwood whose toxic sap can be used for making poisoned arrowheads. A little dab’ll do ya, apparently.