This section is from the book "On Uncle Sam's Water Wagon; 500 Recipes For Delicious Drinks, Which Can Be Made At Home", by Helen Watkeys Moore . Also available from Amazon: On Uncle Sam's Water Wagon.
Make a syrup, by boiling for ten minutes, two pounds of sugar, the grated rinds of one dozen lemons and two oranges, with one quart of water. Strain, and add immediately one glass each of currant, raspberry, and blackberry jelly. When thoroughly cool, add two cups of grated pineapple, two cups of preserved strawberries, a quart of canned peaches, and a half cup of preserved cherries. Cover and let stand overnight. When ready to serve add one pint of grape juice, a quart of ginger ale, one bottle of sarsaparilla and three quarts of Apollinaris.
Take the juice of half a grape fruit, one cup of grape juice, one cup of cider, and four table-spoonfuls of sugar. Mix well, and put in punch bowl with plenty of ice, and when ready to serve add two bottles of Seltzer.
Make a quart of strong tea and strain into a saucepan with two pounds of sugar, the grated rinds of one orange and three lemons, and boil for five minutes. Strain, and let stand overnight. The next morning mix the juice of six lemons and two oranges, a cup of shredded pineapple, a cup of strawberries, three bananas, sliced, a pint of grape juice, or ginger ale, and one teaspoonful each of bitter, almond extract, rose water, and vanilla. Add the fruit to the tea, and pour into a punch bowl over a large block of ice. Just before serving pour in three quarts of Apollinaris.
Take two tablespoonfuls of ginger syrup, one cup of molasses, half a cup of sugar, a bit of grated lemon peel, and a quart of milk. Stir well, and add a pint of cream, and a little grated nutmeg. Chill, but do not ice.
Grate the rinds of two lemons and four oranges, and put with one pound of sugar in two quarts of water, and boil for ten or twelve minutes. Strain, cool, and add the strained juice of four lemons, four oranges, and one more quart of cold water. Cut two tangerines in thin slices, a bunch of Malaga grapes, seeded and cut in half, a cup of grated pineapple, a banana sliced, and a cup of preserved cherries. Mix well, and add to the syrup, and serve well iced.
Make two quarts of strong tea and add one pound of sugar. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. When the tea is cold add the grated rinds and juice of eight lemons, one pineapple grated, three bananas sliced, and one pint of strawberries. Put on ice until well blended. Serve very cold.
Boil one and one half cups of sugar and one cup of water for ten minutes. Cool, and add the juice of eight oranges, five lemons, one cup each of raspberry syrup and grated pineapple, and one cup of tea. Serve in a punch bowl with plenty of ice and one quart of Apollinaris.
Cook for ten minutes one cup of sugar with one cup of water, and add one half dozen whole cloves, small piece of stick cinnamon, and a small piece of ginger root. When thoroughly cold add the juice of two lemons and two oranges, one drop of oil of peppermint, and a very little green coloring. Let stand until well blended. Pour into a punch bowl with plenty of ice, and garnish with sprigs of mint.