Clipped From The Indiana Progress
and Ho "And God, The wf f e made she She of fact. procured hi , Â·Â·Â« "Soda." / Soda water is simply carbonic-acid soaked in water. The carbonic-acid gas obtained by pouring sulphuric acid over marble chips or dust The gas is passed through water several times to free it all trace of the sulphuric acid and is pumped into a strong steel receptacle, which i (pure water. The soda fountain generally an elaborate marble affair, from $50 to |5,000. Generally a soda fountain in a drug store will pay the the store at least, and sometimes much Fountains are fed from one draught five sirups to six tubes and twenty-two sirups. At some places they have pun fruit sirups, and at others--they say have. The first patent for soda water taken out in England In 1807, yet the fountain in all Its glory is only to be America, In this country then il at 112,000,000 Invested In soda-water manufactories, fountains, etc., an4 yet you get a drink for 5 cents. The tariff belOcentii, and then a young man party of ladies dreaded the sight of a tain or the sound of Us sidle, but had the same effect on soda as on everything else. If the price wen further towered to 8 cents then to little doubt gnat increase o| consumption and profit would.result.