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Cfje nip ofoa ater tinkers AMERICANS SPEND A BILLION AND HALF DOLLARS A YEAR FOR THE SOFT STUFF Philadelphia Record 1 RIECENT statistics compiled by a berries and dewberries by the Burbnk I trade organisation in New York method la being investigated by a Oov - mJ have brought to light some In - eminent expert who stated that he re - JlMsll terestlng facts in regard to a gards the future of the soft drink bust - business which is truly Amerl - ness as having enormous possibilities nca and of which the rest of the world Nut Juice forms one of the main lngre - knows little or nothing with the possible dients of the kola drinks which derive exception of Australia According to their name from the kola nut a large these statistics soda water and its kin - nut imported from Africa and South dred beverages have become a virtual America necessity to the American people and last year the sweet - toothed people of this There are about 10 cities in the South in which these drinks are manufac - fair land dug down Into their pockets tured During the last eight years this for a sum amounting to over 1500010 - business has Increased by leaps and 000 to satisfy their craving for soft bounds and the statistics compared so drinks The soda water and soft drink business has developed its millionaires In recent years Just as the steeL automobile and other industries have In 1876 when the Centennial Exposi - far this year estimate 30000000 gallons have been consumed from January to the present time showing an increase of 1900 per cent since 1SU8 Last year the retailed volume of these beverages tion was held In this city a marble soda amounted to JoO000000 Considerable water fountain was placed on exhibition mystery surrounds this drink and its in one of the buildings and proved to be entire business is closely guarded tut one of the many curiosities of the Exposi - the statistics show that several million tlon Before that time sodas had been gallons were sold within a radius of 30t sold in Isolated sections of the country miles of Philadelphia but from then on soda water became an While America spends more money American byword else in the world and soda water fountains became ad Juncts of the drugstore Thn the bot unknown anywhere than the rest of the world put together The business grew on sodas and soft drinks many other countries are beginning to evince an interest in American soda water espe - tllng business came Into existence and dally Australia where the business is now it la estimated that two thirds of conducted very much as it is here the business is handled by the bottlers Americans have been largely instru - The statistics show that there are 13316 mental in its successful introduction bottlers of soft drinks in the United there To a smaller extent England States 0622 in the North 1938 in the has become interested in our soft drinks South and 1006 in the West but there has never been a natural de - Public regulation of soda fountains has mand In England for cooling beverages followed the growth of the business and refreshments because England Health Boards In various cities have hasnt the extremes of heat and cold adopted laws which have the object of that we have here Even English ice preventing disease through unclean cream is made largely of water and is glasses In New York the Health D - more like American sherbet or water ice partment demands that all glasses spoons Altogether the soft drink candy and and other utensils be properly cleansed ic cream business in this country three and all soda dispensers must pass a of tne luxuries that Americans must physical examination so that hone who have take a stupendous amount yearly are diseased may be employed at the out of the pockets of American citizens soda fountains The money they spend on these items This country is the greatest soft drink amount to a staggering sum According country in the world and the growth of to the National Association of Ice Cream the business in the past few years has Manufacturers statistics 300000000 gai - been little short of marvelous It Is a distinctly American institution and in - lons of Ice cream have been consumed this year One of the largest lnnova - vestlgatlons have resulted In the state - tlons for ice cream and soda water serv - ment that extremes of heat and cold Ice is being triad out by a railroad which common throughout the country are an has placed small fountains on some of its Important factor in the development of trains out of Chicago as an experiment the Industry causing the people to con - and if it proves to be successful lt will sume enormous quantities of these become a reguiar feature drinks In proportion the dry states have used slightly more than those in which alcoholic beverages are sold In many places where prohibition U In ex - GET READY TO FLY Lesliei Fly There Is no secret that in a lstence the bars have been turned Into vigorous way the development of the soda fountains and in some the soda aeroplane on an extensive scale and fountains and dealer are required to pay with a view to its general us both a tax such as was formerly imposed on tor passenge - and freight service is liquor shops quietly prceedlng There are thos The United States Government has who do not hesitate to predict that come to recognize the Importance of the within the next decade and perhaps soda fountain and the Bureau of Chem - within Ave years the aeroplane wU Istry has made Important studies of fruit Juices for soda water After the growth of the industry becanra an aa SUIv be in common use and will be brought within the reach of men of moderate means so as to afford them a ready vehicle of transportation from their fact and its permanency certain to their summer homes The Interest - other drinks began to make their ap - ing fact 1 noted by President Edward pearance These were of many varie - M - agar of the Wright Company that he has recently received a re - ties mostly derived from fruits plants 7 and nuts One large company which each of three - ton freight capacity markets a popular five - cent drink through with which valuable ore from an in - soda fountains does a business of mil - accessible mine is to be carried from lions of dollar annually Grape Juice ha th mountains to a convenient shipping been greatly popularized through the soda fountain Loganberry Juice which 1 point The part that the aeroplane 1 playing In the great European war as tonishes all observers and must ln - belng made In the Pacific Northwest evltably lead at the close of th war from loganberries which have been de - to a wider utilization of th aero plan veloped from a combination of black - In peaceful pursuits

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 08 Oct 1916, Sun,
  3. Page 5

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