These drugs were followed by chemical substances (thinner, acetone, cologne, napthaline
, gas oil, ethyl alcohol, ink, cyanide and mushroom poisoning).
I hang cakes of napthaline
in the rooms, and put balls of it in all boxes, drawers, and cupboards, and they don't seem to like napthaline
, though they would come a thousand miles to eat ordinary insect powder, which is, apparently, just the very thing on which to bring up a nice little family of forty or fifty young cockroaches.