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Cologne's toilet water industry, which Is being so seriously affected by the war, was established in the beginning of tho seventeenth century. The. inventors of toilet water (eau-de-Cologne) were Paul Feminis and Maria Clementine, a Catholic nun. They began on a small scale, with few persons employed, whom they did not initiate into the secrets of the whole process, the laat and most important mixture being made by the inventors themselves. Paul Feminis left the secret with the Farina family, while the nun bequeathed tho secret to one Peter Schaeben, who bad. been, her aaisataatt £°x many ,

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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

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Evening Star Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

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