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October 31, 1896

Drinking Waters for Travelers.

JAMA. 1896;XXVII(18):968-969. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430960040013

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New York, Oct. 16, 1896.

To the Editor:  —We regret to encroach upon your time and we hope you will pardon us for doing so as a result of our desire to have you favor us by correcting in the Journal an error which inadvertently crept into the issue of September 19, page 664, where, speaking of the several drinking waters for travelers, it is made to appear that Apollinaris Water and the various Hunyadi Waters are aerated drinking waters of the same standing.While it is true that Apollinaris is a dietetic and table water which the profession have time and again recommended to travelers in districts where the drinking water is the subject of suspicion, on the other hand the numerous Hungarian Bitter Waters coming from Buda Pest, which are called Hunyadi this or that, are strictly medicinal, being aperients, and, if reports go for anything, vary much

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