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 - Englishman, who yet prefers his soda with plain...
Englishman, who yet prefers his soda with plain whisky. An English ' menu card announces plain sodas at 2d, Ice cream sodas .at 3d. ice cold egg -drinks Sd. and suridkes and fancy sodas at 4d. This menu card waa reproduced in a leading English newspaper with full descriptions of such refreshments as the "Amer ican Girl Sundae," VArizona Flip, Broadway Raxxle Dasxle" and many similar concoctions new to tbe conservative Biitsh palate. It la stated that the enthusiasm with vhich these delicacies were received during this summer indicates, that the soda water fountain will becofha a popular resort throughout Great uniain, as it is in America, and that it will be attached to the various hotels and resorts throughout the Island with the same frequency with which It can be tound throughout th United States. ... : .Notwithstanding the fact that the In ventlon by which water can be charged with carbonic gas. was produced by a German, the soda "water fountain is utterly unknown in tbe land of the kaiser. An American tourist who had sought In vain for his favorite refreshment claims that there la not a aoda water fountain in the German empire, and. according to American consuls, there is not one to be found in Austro-Hungary. In Paris the sons tountain is not yet in popular favor, aiuiougn in oeference to the large num Per or Amerloanswho go there, a few very simple lountains have been provld eo. tn Home, last year, tha first well equipped soda water fountain as opened with good results. Formerly fruit sirups in connection with the syphon bottle were in use in a few hotels and cafes, but were in comparatively email demand. Many things are sold at tha soda fountain which do not contain anv of the car. Donated water for which the fountain was originated. Many business men are now relying upon the soda water fountain for thel. midday lunch. Buttermilk, sweet milk, malted milk and milk shake ere only a few of the cold milk preparations offered and each season brings out

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 17 Aug 1911, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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