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.
Boil one cup of sugar and six cups of water twenty minutes. Add one cup of mint leaves, bruised, and let stand until cool. When cold add the juice of three lemons. Serve with cracked ice and sprigs of mint.
Heat one cup of milk in a double boiler, add the juice of one lemon, and cook until the curd separates. Strain through cheesecloth, and sweeten with two teaspoonfuls of sugar. Serve hot or cold.
To every pint of strained lemon juice add one pound of powdered sugar. Stir until the sugar is thoroughly dissolved, and pour into small bottles. On the top of each bottle put one teaspoonful of olive oil, and cork tightly. When wanted for use uncork carefully and remove the oil with a bit of absorbent cotton.
Wash and wipe dry the rind of a lemon, and rub over loaf sugar. Keep in a glass jar and use to flavor five o'clock tea.
Wash a good-sized watermelon and chill thoroughly. Cut a slice from the narrow end, to serve as a cover, take out most of the pulp and be careful not to leave in any seeds. Make a strong lemonade seasoned with a little ginger syrup, and pour into the watermelon. When serving put the lemonade with pieces of watermelon into a glass one fourth full of cracked ice. Serve with straws.
Put a piece of ice in a tall glass and add the juice of one lemon and two tablespoonfuls of Worcestershire Sauce. Fill up the glass with Seltzer and serve.
Put a lemon ice in a glass and pour over it one bottle of plain soda.
Put one egg, three tablespoonfuls of lemon syrup, and half a teaspoonful of acid phosphate into a shaker, with enough soda water to fill a glass. Shake well and pour from shaker to glass. A grating of nutmeg may be added.
Put a small piece of ice into a shaker with one egg, two tablespoonfuls of lemon syrup, and two tablespoonfuls of orange syrup. Shake well, strain into a glass, add hot water and a dash of acid phosphate. A grating of nutmeg is an addition.
Shake well in a shaker, one egg, two tablespoonfuls of lemon juice, one teaspoonful of acid phosphate, two tablespoonfuls of cold water, and enough sugar to sweeten. Strain and add hot water.
Add the juice of one lemon to the well-beaten white of one egg and three teaspoonfuls of powdered sugar. Stir well and add hot water. Sprinkle nutmeg and cinnamon on top.
Mix four tablespoonfuls of lemon syrup with enough hot water to fill a glass. Put a spoonful of marshmallow cream on top.
To two tablespoonfuls of lemon syrup add one teaspoonful of essence of pepsin and two dashes of acid phosphate. Mix with one cupful of hot water.
Break one egg into a shaker, add two tablespoonfuls of lemon syrup, one tablespoonful of raspberry syrup, four dashes of acid phosphate, and two tablespoonfuls of shaved ice. Shake well. Strain into a glass and add carbonated water.