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Through storyland to sunset seas : what four people saw on a journey through the Southwest to the Pacific coast . ade on the island, and on the island only. It has a history quite asromantic as the sauce is hot. 34 THROUGH STORYLAND TO SUNSET SEAS. The Growlergives the youtha rap. Give US the histon-, 1 said, but spare us any more hickory nuts ofthe Eocene period. If you do not know more at the end of this trip than you do at pres-ent, replied the Growler, with dignity, it will not be my fault. TheTabasco pepper is a native of the state of that name in Mexico. It is ashigh tempered as are the

Through storyland to sunset seas : what four people saw on a journey through the Southwest to the Pacific coast . ade on the island, and on the island only. It has a history quite asromantic as the sauce is hot. 34 THROUGH STORYLAND TO SUNSET SEAS. The Growlergives the youtha rap. Give US the histon-, 1 said, but spare us any more hickory nuts ofthe Eocene period. If you do not know more at the end of this trip than you do at pres-ent, replied the Growler, with dignity, it will not be my fault. TheTabasco pepper is a native of the state of that name in Mexico. It is ashigh tempered as are the Stock Photo
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Through storyland to sunset seas : what four people saw on a journey through the Southwest to the Pacific coast . ade on the island, and on the island only. It has a history quite asromantic as the sauce is hot. 34 THROUGH STORYLAND TO SUNSET SEAS. The Growlergives the youtha rap. Give US the histon-, 1 said, but spare us any more hickory nuts ofthe Eocene period. If you do not know more at the end of this trip than you do at pres-ent, replied the Growler, with dignity, it will not be my fault. TheTabasco pepper is a native of the state of that name in Mexico. It is ashigh tempered as are the natives of that region. In fact it is the very con-centration of all that is demoniacal in pepper. When our troops returnedfrom the Mexican campaign, one of them, who was a friend of Mr. Mcll-henny, a member of the Avery family residing on the island, brought thatgentleman some of these peppers. The plant was cultivated on the islandfor a number of years and the product employed simply for domestic use. Something ofthe histor5- of afamous sauce,now for thefirst time putin print. They are little,but, Oh, my !. WOODEN BRiPGE ON THE TECHE. Mansell White, a well-known gentleman of New Orleans, for a number ofyears made, for the use of himself and friends, a very fine sauce, the chiefingredients of which were birds-eye and Chili peppers. At the close of thewar this source of supply was cut off, and Mr. Mcllhenny began makingwhat has come to be known as Tabasco sauce. He had been a refugee inTexas, and during his absence the cultivation of the pepper had been neg-lected and only a few wild plants had by chance survived in a neglectedhedge where birds had dropped the seeds. Gradually as the fame of thesauce spread and the demand for it increased, Mr. Mcllhenny engaged inits manufacture commercially until now twenty-five acres are given over toits culture, and from 75,000 to 125,000 plants are set out. It requires muchcare and patience. The seed is sown in March, and the young shoots s