In connexion with the cultivation of potatoes, factories are established for making spirits, treacle, potato-meal, and straw-paper.
Treacle and molasses are syrups obtained in the earlier stages of refining.
Lights are extinguished at night, to lay some treacle on a piece of wood afloat on a broad basin of water.
In earlier times the coquito palm (Jubaea spectabilis) was to be found throughout this part of Chile, but it has been almost completely destroyed for its saccharine sap, from which a treacle was made.
For statuary, and "undercut" work generally, an elastic mould - of glue and treacle (80: 20 parts) - may be used; the mould, when set, is waterproofed by immersion in a solution of potassium bichromate followed by exposure to sunlight, or in some other way.
Of lime and a small quantity of agricultural treacle; the latter is prepared by dissolving 3 oz.