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One green paneled bottle contains seven and one-half fluid ounces of a

brownish-yellow, semi-clear, very sweet, thickish liquid, of a tarry

odor, and pronounced taste and smell of chloroform. From a close

examination we have ascertained that an exactly similar preparation is

easily made In the following way:

Rub well together:--

Liquid Tar 5 grains

Fluid Extract Hemlock 1 fluid dram

Powdered White Sugar 2 ounces av.

and add

Alcohol 1/2 fluid ounce

Aquae 1-1/2 fluid ounces

Molasses 3 ounces av.

Fluid Extract Ipecac 8 minims

Mix well and add finally

Chloroform 1 fluid dram

Mix. The above amount would cost about 25 cents.