Ellmore's Ash Secret is Revealed
and Men Chemists Discover Formula tot Burning Coal Ashes. The remarkable ash burning secret covered by Join Ellmore. an Altoona, Pa., cobbler, which has excited attention ainiost the world over, is CGSnaon prop- erty. Several well-known chemists, im- mediately it was announced that Ellmore had solved the problem of obtaining from ashes, set to work to try to the formula. They *rere successful, ssa here it is: YEAR AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE. fol- and a a Common salt, one pound; oxalic acid, two ounces: water, one gallon. Mix moisten with It a mixture containing part coal and three parts ashes, and I better fuel tlian pure coal is obtained. The ashes of anthracite coal burn readily as do those of bituminous coal. This mixture will, upon being placed upon a burning fire, fuse into a mass and deposit but little residue. Kllmore. "who discovered the., secret foe-used attention upon the possibilities that lurked In ashes, says his patent protect him in bis secret. While it Is conceded that Ellmore has conferred a great boon upon humanity, it Is feared that he will not derive any tangible fits from his discovery.