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Vol. 29 No. 3 | May – June 2018 | No. 237    (Mailed 16 April 2018)

Features: Soyer’s Perfect Sauce Alan DeMaison 16 The Five F’s of Privy Digging and why Digging Teams Sometimes Fail Jeff Mihalik 22 George W. Meredith – Orphan Boy to Whiskey Millionaire Jack Sullivan 29 Alphons Dryfoos’ Wald Koenig Bitters and an amazing bottle design patent Ferdinand Meyer V 38 Jacobs Cabin Tonic Bitters Tom Haunton 49 The South Pittsburg Bottling Company Charles D. Head 54

Vignettes: Shards of Wisdom History’s Corner 5 Dave Maryo Tribute 10 By the numbers: Nearly 20,000 Hutchinson bottles recorded Bill Baab 12 Tom Haunton’s New Book Bill Baab 48 Lost & Found 58 Virtual Museum News 63 Member Photo Gallery 64

Departments: Table of Contents 1 FOHBC Officer Listing 2016-2018 2 President’s Message 3 FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 66 Membership Directory 67 FOHBC Show-Biz, Show Calendar Listings 68 Membership Application 72