1 cp fine ly ground coffee
1 - Into the strainer of the percolating coffee-pot put 1 cp coffe, finely ground; into the lower compartment 6 cps boiling water.
2 - Allow it to boil 5 minutes from the time the water begins to spout and trickle down through the grounds.
3 - Then place it where it will no boil but will keep hot.
4 - Serve after 5 minutes.