July 20, 1901. Cooling and refreshing drinks of a non-alcoholic character are now in brisk request and some retailers are doing good business in that department. The list of welcome beverages seems to be extending; while the price is brought down to a figure that places them within the reach of nearly all classes. As to the question of consumption on the premises one cannot observe that rapid progress is being made. Our readers should see to it that if customers come into their shop panting they do not leave in that condition. {{COUNTERPOINT }}