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The Centennial Illuminating Oil

Recipe for Making One Gallon.--Take
seven-eighths gallon Benzine or crude Petroleum, add to it one-half
ounce Gum Camphor, one-half ounce Alcohol, one-half pint common Salt,
one-half ounce Oil of Sassafras. Stir and mix it well for about five
minutes. Let is stand for twenty-four hours and it is ready for use. It
is better to buy the Benzine from Pittsburgh, Pa., as the druggists
usually charge two or three times the wholesale price.

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