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Turpentine, 3 pounds of finest Cinnabar, and add four ounces of Vermillion. Mix the whole well together and melt over a very slow fire. Pour it on a thick smooth glass, or any other flat smooth Eurface, and make it into 3, 6 or 10 cent sticks.
If stamped - Vermillion.” or “Finest Vermillion Wax," it will promote the sale. The consumption is immense, and profit great.
This is a trade or occupation which is well worth the attention of females. It is in the hands of a few who, to my knowledge, are making an excellent income.
N. B. To stamp it, it should be re-warmed, which will give it the gloss.
(5.) Black Sealing Wax. Purchase best black Rosin 3 pounds, Bees' Wax half a pound, and finely powdered Ivory Black 1 pound. Melt the whole together over a slow fire, and pour into sticks as above.
If a quarter of a pound of Venice Turpentine is added, it will be fit for letter use.
(6.) Indelible Ink. For marking, linen, without preparation, equal to any extant. The price of which, in trade, is twenty dollars per gross. Nitrate of Silver, 14 ounce, dissolved in Liquor Ammoniæ Fortisine, 5; ounce, Orchil, for coloring, 1 ounee; Gum Mucilage, 12 ounces. Put it up in drachm bottles, and then in boxes of one dozen each. This will cost in the aggregate about $3.
The consumption of this article is immense, and in universal demand. Usually sold at 25 cents the bottle ; if sold wholesale at
reduction, the profit is great. The Drachm Bottles are to be had the best and cheapest in the potteries.
(7.) Superior Liquid Blacking. Equal to any made. Use Ivory black in fine powder, 28 pounds; Treacle, 8 pounds, Refined or droppings Sweet Oil, 1 pint; Good Malt Vinegar one gallon ; stale but good Beer, two gallons; Oil of Vitriol, two ounces; soft water distilled, six gallons. Mix Treacle and water well together; and to powder add oil till well mixed ; then add porter and vinegar in pan; stir well together one hour with stick, then fill for use.
A ready sale of this excellent Prize Blacking, with Oilmen and Grocers, at $12.50 per gross. Profit $8. Consumption needs no comment.
Note.-Put the oil of Vitriol in the water and mix, and then add the whole together
(8.) To make Wafers. Take 2 lbs. best fine flour, two ounces of isinglass, and half a gill of good yeast. Mix to a proper consistency with gum water, spread the batter on even tin or earther plates, and dry them in an oven, and cut to different sizes. Use a small quantity of Ver million in mixing for red, Indigo for blue, and Turmeric for yellow (9.) Fire-Proof and Water-Proof Paint Take a sufficient quantity of water for use; add as much potash A8 can be dissolved therein. When the water will dissolve no more potash, stir into the solution first, a quantity of four paste of the consistency of painter's size ; second, a sufficiency of pure clay to render it of the consistency of cream. Apply with a painter's brush. (10.) Water-Proof and Fire-Proof Cement, for roofs of Houses
Slack stone lime in a large tub or barrel with boiling water, covering the tub or barrel to keep in the steam. When thus slacked, pass 6 quarts through a fine sieve, it will then be in a state of fine four. To this add 1 quart rock salt and 1 gallon of water. Boil the mixture and skim it clean. To every 5 gallons of this skimmed mixture add 1 lb. of alum and } lb. of copperas; by slow degrees add lb. potash and 4 quarts fine sand or wood ashes sifted. Both of the above will admit of any coloring you please. It looks better than paint, and is as durable as slate.
(11.) Sure Cure for Dysentery. Take new churned butter, before it is washed or salted ; clarify over the fire and skim off all the milky particles; add | brandy to preserve it, and loaf sugar to sweeten; let the patient (if an adult,) take two table-spoonfuls twice a day. The above is a sure cure, and it is sold at a great profit.
(12.) To Soften Hard Water. A half oz. quick lime dipped in 9 quarts of water, and the clear solution put into a barrel of hard water; the whole will be soft water as it settles.
(13.) Hard Cement for Seams. Take equal quantities of white lead and white sand, and as much oil as will make it into the consistency of putty. Apply this to the seams in the roofs of houses, etc. It will, in a few weeks, become as hard as stone.
(14.) Fire Kindlings. Take 1 qt. tar, 3 lbs. rosin; melt them; when somewhat cool add one gill spirits turpentine, and mix as much saw-dust, with a little charcoal as can be worked in; spread out while hot on a board; when cold break up in small lumps, about the size of hickory nuts. They will easily ignite with a match and burn with a strong blaze long enough to burn any wood fit to burn. The above sells readily in all our large towns and cities at a great profit.
(15.) Cure for Erysipelas, and all high inflammation of the skin.
A simple poultice of cranberries pounded fine and applid in a raw state.
(16.) Cure for a Couge. A strong decoction of the leaves of the pine, sweetened with liat sugar. Take a wine glass warm on going to bed, and half an hour before eating, three times a day. The above is sold as a cough syrup, and is doing wonderful cures, and it is sold at a great propt to the manufacturers.
(17.) Rowland's Maccassar Oil. Sweet oil, 8 ozs., cantharides, 60 drops, oil of rose, 10 drops, oil of bergamot and oil of lemon, each 60 drops, alkanet sufficient to color it. The above receipt is worth $500 to any one who wishes to manufacture.
(18.) Cure for Kuttlesnake Bites, and other Poisnous creatures.
Indigo, 4 dms., gum camphor, 8 dms., alcohol, 8 ozs., mixed and kept in close bottles. Apply to the wound and the cure is soon completed
(19.) Cough Syrup. Put 1 qt. hoarhound to 1 qt. water, and boil it down to a pint: add 2 or 3 sticks of liquorish and a table-spoonful of essence lemon. Take a table-spoonful of the Syrup three times a day, or as often es the cough may be troublesome.
The above receipt has been sold for $100. Several firms are making much money by its manufacture.
(20.) Cure for the Bile of a Mad Log. Take of the root of allacompane 1} ozs., cut it fine, and boil it in a pt., new milk, down to pt. Take this every other morning fasting, (eat no food untill 1 o'clock P. M.,) from 1 to 2 ozs. at å time for two weeks. The above has cured many individuals.
(21.) Cure for Chapped Hands, Lips, etc. Take 1 lb. honey and 1 lb. salsoda, and 2 qts. water. Apply when necessary.
(22.) Dysentery and Bloody Flux. Take 2 table-spoonfuls elixir salutis, 1 do. castor oil, 1 do. loaf sugar; add to this four table-spoonfuls boiling water: skim and drink hot. The above is a dose for an adult; for a child six to seven, half the quantity; one year old, the quantity. When this is manufactured for sale, the water is added when used. This receipt cost $10.
(23.) Water-Proof for Leather. Take linseed oil 1 pint, yellow wax and white turpentine each 2 0zs., Burgundy pitch 1 oz., melt and color with lampblack.
(24.) Best Shaving Soap ever Invented. Take 4 lbs. white bar soap, 1 gt. rain water, 1 gill beef's gall
and 1 gill spirits turpentine ; cut the soap thin and boil five min. utes; stir while boiling, and color with į oz. vermillion; scent with oil of rose or almonds. Fifty cents' worth of materials will make six dollars' worth of soap.
(25.) Wart and Corn Salve. Take the extract of Belladonna 4 drachms, per oxide of manga. nese,
3 ozs., potash 5 lbs.; pulverize the potash in an iron kettle, and let it stand in the open air 24 hours, then mix the whole together.
Shave the corn with a sharp knite, and then apply for ten minutes the salve; wash it off and soak it in sweet cil. This is the article sold about the country, and on the corners of the streets in our cities for 25 and 50 cents a drachm bottle.
(28.) Writing Ink-Black. Take 1 lb. logwood, 1 gallon soft water; boil slightly or simmer in an iron vessel one hour; dissolve in a little hot water 24 grains bychromate of potash, 12 do. prussiate of potash and stir into the liquid while over the fire; take it off and strain it through a fine cloth. This ink can be made for 5 cents per gallon, and it sells from $1 to $3. It is of a bright jet black, flows beautifully from the pen, and it is so indelible that oxalic acid will not remove it from paper. No other ink will stand the test of oxalic acid ; hence its value for merchants, banks, etc.
(27.) Indellible Ink. One inch of the stick of the nitrate of silver dissolved in a little water, and stirred into each gallon of the above, makes a first-rate indellible ink for cloth.
(28.) Blue Ink. Take soft Prussian blue and oxalic acid in equal parts, powder them finely, and then add soft water to bring it to a thin paste. Let it stand for a few days, then add soft water to make the desired shade of color, adding a little gum arabic to prevent its spreading.
(29.) Best Red Ink. Take best carmine (nakarot), 2 grains, rain water } oz., water of ammonia 20 drops. This is a beautiful ruling ink for ledgers and bank purposes. Add a little gum arabic.
(30.) Yellow Ink. A little alum added to saffron makes a beautiful yellow ink.
(31.) Oil Paste Blacking. Take oil of vitriol 2 ozs , tanner's oil 5 ozs., ivory black 1 lb., molasses 5 ozs.; mix the oil and vitriol together, and let it stand a day, and then add the ivory black and molasses, and the whito of cne egg, and stir it well together to a thick paste. This is a supe rior blacking, will not injure the leather, and gives universal satis. faction.
(32.) Cologne. Take 1 gall. cologne spirits, 90 per cent. proof, add of the oil of lemon, orange and burgamot each a spoonful; add also extract of vanilla 40 drops, shake until the oils are cut then, add a pint and a half of soft water.
(33.) Hair Oi. . Take 1 gall, cologne spirits 90 per cent., 1 pt. best castor oil, or as much as the spirits will cut, add 1 oz. oil cinnamon, or as much as will bring it to the desired flavor
(34.) French Chemical Soap. Take 5 lbs. castile soap, cut fine, 1 pt. alcohol, 1 do. soft water, 2 ozs. aquafortis, oz. lampblack, 2 ozs. saltpetre, 3 oz. potash i oz. camphor, and 4 ozg. cinnamon in powder. First dissolve the soap, potash, and saltpetre by boiling; then add all the other articles and continue to stir until it cools; then pour it into a box and let it stand 24 hours, then cut into cakes." For taking out oil, grease, etc. from cloths.
(35.) Ox Marrow Pomatum. Take 2 ozs. of yellow wax, 12 ozs. lard, and 8 ozs. beef marrow meit all together, and when sufficiently cool, perfume it with the essential oil of almonds. This is an excellent article and sells well.
(36.) An Excellent Article to prevent the Hair from falling off. Take pt. French brandy, a table spoonful fine salt, tea spoon sul powdered alum. Let these be mixed and well shaken until they are dissolved; then filter, and it is ready for use. If used every day, it may be diluted with soft water.
(37.) Tooth Powder. fake prepared chalk 2 ozs., gum myrrh in fine powder 1 drachm, Peruvian bark į oz., white sugar 1 oz., rose pink 1 oz.; mix well. This is one of the best tooth powders in use; it cleans the teeth, hardens the gums and sweetens the breath, and can be made ard seld at a moderate price.
(38.) Extract of Vanilla. This beautiful flavor is made by taking 1 quart pure French brandy, cutting up fine 1 oz. Vanilla beans, and 2 ozs. Tonqua, bruised. Add these to the brandy and let it digest for two weeks frequently shaking. Ther filter carefully, and it is ready for use