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Soda Fizz Magazine
Back Issue - Table of Contents

The Soda Fizz Magazine
September-October 2003 to Present
Publisher / Editor / Graphics : Kathy Sathe
ISSN 1550-9486

The Soda Fizz ~ September-October ~ Vol. 7, No. 1 
From the Publisher
Collector's Showcase: Doug McCoy
Lonesome Pine Beverages
    Joesph E. Lee III
At the Auction
The Engmatic Yucca Brand
    Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.
Polishing Hutchinson Stoppers
    Bob Libbey
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz has been on a break due to unforeseeable circumstances during this period (Nov. 2008 to August 2010)

The Soda Fizz ~ September-October 2008 ~ Vol. 6, No. 5 
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Pepsi-Cola Bottles After Standardization
   
Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.
Member's Showcase: Paul Nicholson
Show Reports
    Columbia, S.C., St. Louis, Mo.
   
Susan Kasier
At the Auction
Classified Ads
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz ~ July-August 2008 ~ Vol. 6, No. 4 
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
The "Golden Roach" Award
    Fred Arwood, Gate City, Va.
Pekin Bottle Show
   
Randee & Susan Kasier
On the Road with "The Bottle Dude"
   
Gordon Berg
St. Louis Show
   
Michael E. Elling, Sharon, Tenn.
At the Auction
The New ACL Book (ad)
Belleville Bottle Show
   
Randee & Susan Kasier
Pepsi-Cola Bottles
   
Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.
Classified Ads
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz ~ May-June, 2008 ~ Vol. 6, No. 3
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
York (Ps.) seminar promoting new ACL book
From "Chero Mike"\
   
Mike Elling, Sharon, Tenn.
Good News - Walmart carries Grapette
San Diego Show A Hit
   
Mike Bryant
Baltimroe?
   
Chris Weide, Jacksonville, Fla.
At the Auction
On the Road with "The Bottle Dude"
   
Gordon Berg
Bottle Caps Displayed
   
Ron Fowler, Seattle, Wash.
Snake in the Glass
   
Mike Bryant
MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
Classified Ads
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz ~ March-April, 2008 ~ Vol. 6, No. 2
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
On the Road with "The Bottle Dude"
   
Gordon Berg
It'll Tickle Your Inards
   
Marshall Clements
Donnie Medlin, Pepsi Nut?
   
Marshall Clements
Iowa Show Report
   
Susan Kaiser
Excel Bottling Company
At the Auction
Classified Ads

The Soda Fizz ~ January_February, 2008 ~ Vol. 6, No. 1  (Double Issue)
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Show Reports
   
Jackson, Miss., Milwaukee, Wis., Columbia, S.C.
On the Road with "The Bottle Dude"
   
Gordon Berg
Ramune
   
Kathy Sathe, Fletcher, N.C.
Green Label Art
   
Kathy Sathe, Fletcher, N.C.
Quarts
   
Fred Arwood, Gate City, Va.
Is It A Soda?
   
Chris Weide, Jacksonville, Fla.
From "Chero Mike" 
    M
ike Elling, Sharon, Tenn.
At the Auction
Peps Pioneer Minges Dies
Classified Ads
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz ~ November-December, 2007 ~ Vol. 5, No. 2  (Double Issue)
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Tale of Two Cities: Two Book Reviews
   
By Bill Baab, Augusta, Ga.
Collecting Quarts
   
By Fred Arwood, Gate City, Va.
On the Road with "The Bottle Dude"
   
By Gordon "The Bottle Dude" Berg
From "Chero Mike"
   
By Mike Elling, Sharon, Tenn.
Seven-Up Bottlers - Another Look
   
By Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.
Show Reports:
    Asheville, N.C. Show
    Tulsa, Okla. Show
    Zebulon, N.C. Show
The New World of Coke
   
By Marshall Clements, Bottle Talk, Raleigh Bottle Club
Feature Article: Soda Pop Santas
   
By Cecil Munsey, Poway, Calif.
Feature Article: Noel's Cola
   
By Bill Baab, Augusta, Ga.
Membership Additions / Corrections
Picture Perfect
Classified Ads
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz ~ July-August & September-October 2007 ~ Vol. 5, No. 2  (Double Issue)
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
PSBCA Membership Meeting - Sat., Aug. 18 - Collinsville, Illinois
Collectiing Soda Pop Bottles - A Review
   
By Bill Baab, Augusta, Ga.
Deland, Florida Show
   
By Chris Weide, Jacksonville, Fla.
PSBCA Membership Directory, Additions & Corrections, New Members
Des Moines, Iowa Show
   
By Susan Kaiser
On the Road with "The Bottle Dude"
   
By Gordon "The Bottle Dude" Berg
Pine Spring Beverages
Collecting Quarts
   
By Fred Arwood, Gate City, Va.
To This Collector, RC Cola Is King
Bruce Green: A California Collector
   
By Bruce Green, Folsom, Calif.
At the Auction
  
Too many to list...
Evolution of a Soft Drink (Mountain Dew)
    with Timeline
Some Interesting "Go-Withs"
   
By Kathy Hopson-Sathe, Fletcher, N.C.
My Passion for Foreign Bottles, or something like that...
   
By Kathy Hopson-Sathe, Fletcher, N.C.
Deacon Brown
   
Submitted by Doyle Bailey, Baytown, Tex.
Picture Perfect
Classified Ads
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz ~ March/April & May/June 2007 ~ Vol. 5, No. 1  (Double Issue)
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Quarts
   
From Fred Arwood, Gate City, Va.
The South Pittsburg, Tenn. Coca-Cola Bottling Works
   
By Charles David Head
Dr Pepper 1950-1960
You Haven't Lived Until...You've Had A Faygo Pop
   
Sent by Edwin G. Ripke, Allen Park, Mich.
100 Years of POPular Flavors - Faygo
   
By Kathy Hopson-Sathe, Fletcher, N.C.
One Man's Dream - The Vernon Creech Collection
  
  First appeared in the March 2007 "Bottle Talk," newsletter of the Raleigh Bottle Club.
At the Auction
   
Too many to list...
The Glenshaw Glass Co.
   
By Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, New Mexico
The Bottling of Soft Drinks In Missouri - Part II
   
By George English, Maryville, Mo.
New Finds
The Long Lost Brother of Mr. Pibb
   
By  Doug McCoy
Picture Perfect
Classified Ads
Show Calendar
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Now with color!

The Soda Fizz ~ November/December 2006 - January/February 2007 ~ Vol. 4, No. 6  (Double Issue)
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
My New Stuff
On the Road with "The Bottle Dude"
   
Gordon Berg
Belleville Bottle Show
   
Submitted by Randee & Susan Kaiser, Holts Summit, Mo.
Quarts
   
From Fred Arwood, Gate City, Va.
Dr Pepper 1940
Shogo LIthia - One of the first bottlers of "pop" in Nebraska
   
Submitted by Ragene Ratzlaff, Henderson, Neb.
At the Auction
   
Too many to list...
Thatcher Glass Co., Maker of Soda Bottles?
    By the Bottle Research Group (BRG): Bill Lockhart, Pete Schulz, Carol Serr and Bill Lindsey
The Bottling of Soft Drinks In Missouri
   
By George English, Maryville, Mo.
PSBCA 2006-2007 Membership Directory
Classified Ads
Show Calendar
    

The Soda Fizz ~ September/October 2006 ~ Vol. 4, No. 5
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
From "The Bottle Dude"
   
Gordon Berg
Quarts
   
Fred Arwood, Gate City, Va.
From "Chero Mike"
  
Michael Elling, Sharon, Tenn.
Drug Store Memories - Picture Perfect
Dr Pepper - 1920-1930
Haag's Grape Cider And Other Bubbly Beverages
   
Turn of the century bottler located in downtown York, Nebraska
At the Auction
  
Tropic Surf, Pepsi-Cola, Seven-Up, Antelope Bev., Uncle Ben's Old Fashioned
    Root Beer, Barqs, Bireley's, Dennis Bev., Cow Boy, Spark Plug, Crown Cork & Seal Co.,
    Smile, Nehi and Be-Up
Bottle Toppers
  
Indian Rock Ginger Ale, Whistle Orange, Delaware Punch, Royal Crown Cola, Orange
    Crush, Cleo Cola, Seven-Up, Nickol Kola, Cherry Sparkle, Squeeze, Clicquot Club, 
    Better Grape, Hires, Chero-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, Blue Bird and Virginia Dare.
Brockway Machine Bottle Co. & Brockway Glass Co.
   
Bill Lockhart and the Bottle Research Group
Brunswick Beverages
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The Soda Fizz ~ July/August 2006 ~ Vol. 4, No. 4
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
New Members
The Tulsa Show
   
Submitted by Susan Kaiser, Holts Summit, Mo.
From "The Bottle Dude"
   
Gordon Berg
ACLs
   
Brockway Glass
Buck Glass Co., A Manufacturer of ACL Soda Bottles
   
Bill Lockhart and the Bottle Research Group
At the Auction
  
Orange Crush, Biloxi Artesian Bottling Works, Jackson Bev., Coca-Cola, Whistle,
    R-Pep, NuGrape, Buck Brand Bev., B&W Bev., Chief Wadena, Santa Fe Special 
    Club Soda, Pepsi-Cola, Suncrest, Royal Crown Cola, Grapette, Squirt, Howel's 
    Root Beer, Waseca Quality Bev., Double Cola and Mingo Bev.
Uncle Jo Bottling Company, Fort Worth, Texas & Shreveport, La.
Dr Pepper - 1900-1920
"Barney" and "Elly" - Kutztown, Pa.
Classified Ads
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz ~ May/June 2006 ~ Vol. 4, No. 3
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
"The Bottle Dude"
  
Gordon Berg
Collecting Soda Stuff
  
By David Bates
From "Chero Mike"
  
Michael Elling, Sharon, Tenn.
Soft Drink Bottles - A Chronological History
  
By Cecil Munsey, Poway, Calif.
Dr Pepper - 1885
At the Auction
  
Indian Rock Ginger Ale, Port Arthur Bottling Works, Gilles Quality Bev., Nesbitt's, Cotton Picker Bev.,
    Grapette, Smile, Dixie Fizz Bev., Seven-Up, Mountain Dew, Big Shot, Wyoming Bev., Uncle Sam,
    Tex-A-Cola, Tom Sawyer Root Beer, Vernor's
Remember Polly's Pop
One Man's Obsession: Polly's Pop
The Coca-Cola Bottle
   
By Dick McChesney, Minneapolis, Minn.
Chattanooga Glass Company
   
Bill Lockhart and the Bottle Research Group
ACLs
   
Glenshaw Glass
Classified Ads
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz ~ March/April 2006 ~ Vol. 4, No. 2
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Jackson, Mississippi Show
   
From Susan Kaiser
Donnie Medlin's World Is Pepsi
   
By Bill Baab, Augusta, Ga.
Bottling History From Statesboro Bottling Works to...
   
By Bill Baab, Augusta, Ga.
Coca-Cola Centennial - Bottling Company Celebrates 100th Year
A Mountain Top View and ACLs
   
By Doug McCoy, Marietta, Ga.
At the Auction
  
Dr. Pepper, Paul Bunyan Bev., Cleo Cola, Pepsi:Cola, Vegas Vic Bev., Artesian Mfg. & Bottling Co.,
    Crush, Omak Bev., Royal Crown, Mission, Mountain Dew, Seven-Up, Mammy Bev., Sunny Brook Bev.,
    Coca-Cola, Peter Pan Bev., Nichol Kola, Red Race Bev., Big 4, Cott Ginger Ale, A-Treet, Nehi, 
    Christo Ginger Ale, Beacon Bev., Gator Bev.
Quarts
   
From Fred Arwood, Gate City, Va.
Billion Bubble Baby
   
By Jeff Daniels
My New Stuff
   
By Chris Weide, Jacksonville, Fla.
Jacob Lipps - Mr. Soda Water
ACLs
   
Brockway Glass
1950 - Was the Next Big Drink Ginger Beer
Classified Ads
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The Soda Fizz ~ January/February 2006 ~ Vol. 4, No. 1
From the Publisher
Members Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
In Memory
   
Ray Lawton
At the Auction
  
Uncle Dan's Root Beer, OJay, Mr. Nibbs, Fizz, Sunny Brook Bev., Lyons Root Beer, Royal Crown Cola,
    Fosfo-Cola, Black Cow Root Beer, Mountain Dew, Mother's Pride Root Beer, Sunshine Quality Bev., 
    National, Delaware Punch, Big Chief Bev., Waukesha, Seven-Up, Glove Root Beer

A Tale of Two Machines
   
And A Revolution in Soft Drink Bottling
    By Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.

My New Stuff
   
By Chris Weide, Jacksonville, Fla.
The Real Dope on Koca-Nola
   
By Charles David Head, Atlanta, Ga.
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A limited number of all the issues (Jan. to the Double Issue that includes Nov./Dec.) from 2006 are available.
If you have just joined, and wish to obtain last year's worth of issues for your
library

ALL SIX ISSUES ARE AVAILABLE for $10 ppd.

 

     
The Soda Fizz ~ November/December 2005 ~ Vol. 3, No. 6
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Memphis, Tenn. Show
  
Photos contributed by Mike Elling, Sharon, Tenn. & Kathy Hopson-Sathe, Hot Springs, Ark.
Book Review: "Deliciously Different" The Vernor's Story
   
by Ron Fowler, Seattle History Company
El Paso's Unusual ACLs
   
By Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.
At the Auction
   
Big Victory Chief, Seven-Up, Gay-Ola, Dr Pepper, Waseca Quality Bev., Tip-Up, Chero Nehi Co., 
    Clicquot Club Ginger Ale, Artic Dry, Snowy Peak Root Beer, Twang Root Beer,  Zetz's Seven-Up
    Bottling Co., Coca-Cola, Lemmy Lemonade, Moxie Appetizer, Dr. Swett's Root Beer, Sunshine,
    Mammy, Burma-Punch, Pink Poodle, Kist, Pepsi:Cola, Dad's Root Beer, Moxie
Signs of the Times
   
Bub-L-Valu, Dr. Pepper, Nichol Kola, 66 Lithiated Lemon Soda, Mountain Dew, Lemon-Julep
The Mammoth Coca-Cola Circus
   
By Dick McChesney, Minneapolis, Minn.
Siphon Heads 101
   
By Ron Fowler, Seattle History Company
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The Soda Fizz ~ September/October 2005 ~ Vol. 3, No. 5
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Tulsa, Okla. Show
  
Photos contributed by Randee & Susan Kaiser
The "Can Man" with bottles too
  
Collector of soda cans and local bottles shares photos of his collection
New Stuff...and other stuff
   
By Chris Weide, Jacksonville, Fla.
From "Chero Mike"
   
RC Cola 100 Years can released, Royal Crown's 100th bottle not popular with collectors,
    Dennis Smith's new book on Chero Cola history
At the Auction
  
Mountain Dew, Tri-City Sparkling Bev., Heep Good, Fudgy, Whistle, Orange Crush, Garger's.
    Silver Fox Root Beer, Milford Spring Orange Soda, Milford Spring Ginger Ale, Two Buds, 
    Dream (of California), Nichol Kola, D P Soda, Cheerwine, Roundup Bottling Co., Pepsi-Cola;
    Mammy's, Squirt, Ski, RC Cola, Donald Duck Cola
Empire: El Paso's Home Brand
   
By Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.
PSBCA Membership Directory
Classified Ads
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The Soda Fizz ~ July/August 2005 ~ Vol. 3, No. 4
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
From "Chero Mike"
   
Chero token on eBay, letter to Coca-Cola re: Chero-Cola, Dr Pepper Museum"s 100 Years of RC exhibit
Gainesville, Fla. Show
   
By Chris Weide
Dr Pepper Logos
   
From 1891 to 1985
NuGrape Soda Bottles in El Paso, Texas and New Mexico
   
By Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.
At the Auction
   
Pepsi-Cola, Paul Bunyon Bev., Cleo Cola, Tolls Bev., Washington Bev., Myopia Club Bev., High Hat,
    Nehi
Bottling in St. Louis
   
History of several soda companies in St. Louis, Mo. - Orange Julip Co., Orange Smile Sirup Co., 
    Vess Company, the Howdy Company, Seven-Up Co., J.F. Lazier Extract Co., Garger's Bottling & Soda Co.
Orange Taste Was A Hit in Middle East
   
Smile Beverage in Egypt
Beverage Businss: Flat to Fizzy
   
Vess, Whistle bottler gives the low-down on the bottling business in the "old days"
ACL Labels
   
Thatcher Manufacturing Co, Elmira, N.Y. advertises their copyrighted "pyroglaze" process
Beverage Beginnings and Its Survival
   
History of bottling, given from interviews with early bottlers
Classified Ads
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The Soda Fizz ~ May/June 2005 ~ Vol. 3, No. 3
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
From "Chero Mike"
   
St. Louis Show Report, 100th Anniv. RC bottle not popular with collectors
Bill Gates' Favorite Soft Drink
  
By Cecil Munsey, Poway, Calif.
A Pepper of a Room
  
Collector of Dr Pepper memorabilia has an awesome way to display his collection
    as part of his new "Soda Fountain" room
Room 'O' Coke
   
Another collector of Coca-Cola memorabilia shares phot0s of his collection
1938 Hamilton-Walters Robbery
  
Coca-Cola Company robbed August 12, 1938 in Nashville, Ark. for $67.38 in cash; robber gets
    21 years for the crime!
ACL Labels
   
Nemasket Springs Beverages
At the Auction
   
Coca-Cola, Big Nickel Bev., Nectar, Vegas Vic, Thrill, Moxie, Chapman's Bev., Col. Albert Lea,
    Wapa-Koneta Bev., Cherry Blossoms, Hillbilly Root Beer, Roxie, Country Maide, Pee-Wee, 
    Yankee Doodle, Frost King, Circle Quality Bev., Artic Circle Quality Bev., Alka-Time, Cleo Cola,
    Lazenby's Liquid Sunshine, Big Chief, Meyer's Spring Water, Shiloh Quality Bev., Orange Crush,
    Dr Pepper, Manataug Bev., Smile

National NuGrape Co.
   
1938 building used by the National NuGrape Co. in Atlanta
Questions & Answers
   
Brandimist, Pocahontas
Lamport Beverages
   
Independent bottler from Portland, Me., which began operation from 1945 to 1956 when they
    sold out to Cott Bev.
Pine Spring Beverages
   
Another independent bottler from Maine began in 1894 and existed until 1983.
ACL Quart Bottles in El Paso
   
By Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.
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The Soda Fizz ~ March/April 2005 ~ Vol. 3, No. 2
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
From "Chero Mike"
   
Studebaker Coca-Cola bottle from 1983 on eBay, Jackson, Miss. Show Report
Baltimore Show Report
Looking Back At Barq's Bottles
   
By Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.
Go-Withs
Book Review - Makers & Their Marks by Julian Toulouse
   
By Mike Elling, Sharon, Tenn.
At the Auction
   
Mug Old Fashioned Root Beer, Black Kow, Seven-Up, Country Boy, Blue Bird, Popeye, Coca-
    Cola, Meyer's Quality Bev., Nehi, Evervess, Mountain Dew, Beehive Bev., White Rose, Koca-
    Nola, High Hat
Quarts
    By Fred Arwood
 
Photographing Bottles
    By Charles Harris, Ooltewah, Tenn.
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The Soda Fizz ~ January-February, 2005 ~ Vol. 3, No. 1
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
From "Chero Mike"
   
1934 rare Kraft Foods Swankyswig sold on eBay and Collinsville, Illinois show report
ACL Exhibit Wins Big
   
ACL exhibit wins two top ribbons at the State Fair in New Mexico
    From John Barnes, Albuquerque, N.M.
Moxie
   
History of Moxie advertising and bottles
At the Auction
  
Dr. Wells, Rummy, Bubble-Up, RC, Pepsi-Cola, Donald Duck, Frostie, Hippo Bev., Jinks Bev., 
    Sunrise Root Beer, Yosemite Grapefruit, Mountain Dew, Evervess, celery soda
The Other Side of the Story - A Look at the Back of Seven-Up Bottles
   
By Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, N.M.
New Acquisitions
   
A few new bottles from Mike Rosman, Ontario, Canada & Kathy Hopson, Johnson City, Tenn.
Book Review: "The Original Coca-Cola Woman: Diva Brown"
   
Book by Dennis Smith, New York, Reviewed by Cecil Munsey, Poway, Calif.
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A limited number of all the issues (Jan. to Dec.) from 2005 are available.
If you have just joined, and wish to obtain last year's worth of issues for your
library

All SIX ISSUES ARE AVAILABLE for $10 ppd.

  

 

The Soda Fizz ~ November-December, 2004 ~ Vol. 2, No. 6
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Those Amber Cokes
   
From Bill Baab, Editor of the Probe & Plunder, newsletter for the Horse Creek ABC in S.C.
1945 - How Many? 
The Soft Drink Industry - Texas 1800s-1990s
ACL Labels - "Grandpa Graf Root Beer" and "NuGrape Soda"
Dexter Bottling Company - Dexter, Maine
Show Report: Jacksonville, Florida, Sept. 11, 2004
   
From Chris Weide
7-Up Relics from the Middle-Aged Dump
   
By Cecil Munsey, Poway, Calif. and Ron Fowler, Seattle, Wash.
At the Auction
   
Coca-Cola, Evervess Navajo Land Bev., Bingo Orange, Faygo, Bud's Bev., Lindy Bev.,
   
Orange-Crush, Dr. Pepper, Uncle Tom's Root Beer, Frostie, Mt. Kineo, Kik, Spindle City,
    Airline Bev., Round-Up, Medford Bev., Tropicoco, Joe Louis Punch, Moxie
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The Soda Fizz ~ September-October, 2004 ~ Vol. 2, No. 5
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
From "Chero Mike"
   
Includes Paragould, Arkansas RC sign, Pittsburg, Kansas "Nehi the Best" 9-ounce bottle, 
     plus photos and info from the Expo in Memphis, Tennessee

   
from Mike Elling, Sharon, Tennessee
Owens-Illinois Glass Co. - Manufacturer's Marks on ACL Soda Bottles
   
by Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, New Mexico
Soda Pop Notes
   
Rummy, Pep-Up, Nesbitt's, NuGrape, Kickapoo, Dr Pepper, Dodger, Triple AAA, Whistle
Avery's Pop
   
Independent soda bottler in Connecticut
At the Auction
   
Mammoth Beverages, Playboy Beverages, Nugrape, Mickey Mouse Lime Rickey, 
   
Uncle Tom's Root Beer, Country Maide, Chero-Cola, Nichol Kola, Clicquot Club
Membership Directory
   
Current Members, September 2004
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The Soda Fizz ~ July-August, 2004 ~ Vol. 2, No. 4
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Collector Showcase
   
Collection photos from Paul Nicholson's "General Store" display of collectibles
Show Report - Mansfield, Ohio, Saturday, May 8, 2004
ACL Labels - Orange Crush and Pepsi=Cola
Bottle Toppers - Orange Flavored
   
from Michael Rosman, Canada
The Legend of Fitz's Root Beer
Orange-Crush Bottles - "Diamond, Draped or Mae West"
    Part 2 - the Amber (and Green) ones & Part 3 - the Modern Era

   
by Michael Rosman, Canada
Nicholson Bottling Works
   
by Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, New Mexico 
At the Auction
   
Brown-'Belle Boogie, Foxy Moxie, Our Leader, SunCrest, Pepsi-Cola, flavor bottle, 
   
Tally-Ho Beverages, Down-One, Snort, Pink Poodle, Spizz and Fowler's Cherry Smash
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The Soda Fizz ~ March-April 2004 ~ Vol. 2, No. 3
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Show Report - Little Rock  & St. Louis Bottle Shows
   
by Michael M. Elling, Sharon, Tennessee
Orange-Crush Bottles - "Diamond, Draped or Mae West"
    Part 1 - the Clear ones

   
by Michael Rosman, Canada
Liberty Glass Co. Marks - on ACL Soda Bottles
   
by Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, New Mexico
Collector Showcase
    Paul Nicholson - Bottle Toppers

Triple XXX - the flaor that was born in a brewery!
   
by Kathy Hopson
At the Auction
   
Mickey Mouse Carbonated Beverages, Terry's, Orange Crush, 
    Red Feather Beverages, National Quality Soda, Sunrise
Flavors and Cents
  
"Flavor" bottles,  3-Centa  and 5-Centa  bottles
   
Taken from the Probe & Plunder, official publication of the Horse Creek Bottle Club
    Vol. II, No. 2, April, 2004, Editor: Bill Baab
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The Soda Fizz ~ March-April 2004 ~ Vol. 2, No. 2
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Jackson Mississippi Bottle Show Features Barq's Displays
  
by Michael M. Elling, Sharon, Tennessee
The Ferndale Dig
    Archaeologists find prize, 1890s pop bottle, under pond
Orange-Crush Bottles - the "Krinkly" clear ones (Part 2)
   
by Michael Rosman, Canada
Seventy Years of ACLs
   
by David L. Meinz
At the Auction
  
Gazzosa, Sparkle Springs, Yellow Taxi Club, Wible caps, Tater Beverages, 
   
Pocahontas, Buster Cola, Sun Valley Beverages and a Sparkle Up cap are featured.
A&W Root Beer
   
by Kathy Hopson
Casco Beverages
   
by Kathy Hopson
Polar Beverages
   
by Kathy Hopson
Bottle Toppers
   
Several bottle toppers, with prices realized.
What's New in Books - "Collectible Soda Pop Memorabilia" BJ Summers
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The Soda Fizz ~ January-February 2004 ~ Vol. 2, No. 1
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Questions & Answers
   
Ale-8-One, Nehi tray, Ma's Old Fashioned Root Beer sign
Go-Withs
   
by Bill Baab, Augusta, Georgia
    Taken from the "Probe & Plunder", December, 2003
    Additional comments by Editor, Kathy Hopson

Royal Crown Jewels
   
by Michael M. Elling, Sharon, Tennessee
    Additional comment from Dennis Miller

Frostie Root Beer
   
by Kathy Hopson, Johnson City, Tennessee
ACL Labels - Old Newbury Beverages & Lazenby's Liquid Sunshine
At the Auction
   
Wah-Pah-Sha Beverages, Circus Beverages, Atomic Cola, Eight-Ball, Sun Valley, 
    Dr. Pepper, Burke Mt. Soda, Frostie, White Rabbit Beverages, Mountain Dew...

Bottle Toppers - White Rock Beverages
Orange-Crush Bottles - the "Krinkly" amber ones (Part 1)
   
by Michael Rosman, Canada
Last Call - for ACL bottles
   
by Cecil Munsey, Poway, Calif.
New Members
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The Soda Fizz ~ November-December 2003 ~ Vol. 1, No. 2
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more..
The Tulsa Show, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma - September 26-27, 2003
  
From Richard Carr, Show Chairman; Roy Mize and Susan Kaiser
The Morristown Show, Morristown, Tennessee, October 11, 2003
  
by Kathy Hopson, Johnson City, Tennessee
Bottle It! Vintage bottles on display
  
Condensed from The Citizen Times, Morristown, Tennessee, October 3rd, 2003
   
Coverage from the local paper of the display of Morristown bottles by Bill Henderson & Bill Ross
Larry Campbell's Special Coke Bottle
   
by Bill Baab, Augusta, Georgia
ACL Labels - Thirsty? Just "Whistle"
At the Auction
   
Recent ACLs at auction & the prices they brought
Soda Pop "Bottle Toppers" Displays
   
Several bottle toppers, with prices realized.
Survival by Fizzy Logic - Regional Sodas Appeal
   
Submitted by Gordon Berg, Wisconsin
Signs of the Times
   
Several soda signs and advertising featured.
News of Yesteryear - December, 1948 and December, 1949
Classified Ads
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz ~ September-October 2003 ~ Vol. 1, No. 1
From the Publisher
Member Network
  
Letters to the Editor, and more..
Book Review - "Deco Soda Bottles"
  
Author: Brian Wade, Huntington Station, New York
   Book Review by Cecil Munsey, Poway, California

A Heart Attack on the Bottling Line: The Crystal Beverage Co., Alamogordo, New Mexico
   
by Bill Lockhart, Alamogordo, New Mexico
Arena work unearths history
  
by Scott Dodd, Staff Writer, The Charlotte Observer
    Submitted by Jimmie Wood, Denver, North Carolina

Family-Owned Hosmer Mountain Soda Company - a Local Legend and New England Favorite
  
by Sue Nimerpwski, Special Correspondent to The Reminder, Columbia
    Submitted by Joe Belliveau, Willington, Connecticut

Soda Pop "Bottle Toppers" Displays
   
Several different bottle toppers offered recently on eBay, with prices realized.
In Search of the Stone Fort
   
by David Meinz, Virginia
ACL Labels -featuring "Kist"
Classified Ads
News of Yesteryear - December 1949
2003-2004 Membership Directory
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz Magazine
May-June 2002 to May-July 2003
Publisher / Editor: Rick Sweeney 
Graphics: Phil Gordon
Contributing Editor: Kathy Hopson
Editorial Advisor: Dr. Cecil Munsey

The Soda Fizz ~ May-July 2003
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more...
Jacksonville, Arkansas Bottle Show, April 5, 2003
   
by M. D. Anglin
St. Louis Bottle Show - Getting better every year for ACL soda bottle collectors
   
by Randee Kaiser
Dad's "Root Beer Huts" Aimed at Big Fountain Market
   
Parent company, in unique fountain sales expansion bid, will franchise
     "Miniature Howard Johnsons"...Dad's bottlers to get first options
    
Reprinted from National Bottlers Gazette, January, 1950
Jackson, Tenn., Double-Cola Plant Growth Due to "Good Will" Program
   
National Bottlers Gazette, 1950
World's Largest Coke Bottle
   
by Cecil Munsey, March 30, 2003
A Thing of Beauty and Efficiency
   
New 3-Unit plant sets new standards; considered architectural achievement.
    
Reprinted from National Bottlers' Gazette, January, 1950
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Early NEHI Rums Dry "Waiter" Presented
   
by Michael M. Elling, Sharon, Tennessee
"New" Bottling Plants Around the United States
Bottles in Mimetic Architecture (PDF format)
   
Cecil Munsey, Copyright 2003
     Bottles & Extras, Vol. 14, No. 3, Summer 2003

Bottle Shows

The Soda Fizz ~ March-April 2003
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more...
Kathy's Corner: Four "Maine" Bottlers

   
Kathy Hopson   
Deland Florida Show Opens in Perfect Weather
   
by Michael M. Elling, Sharon, Tennessee
Crazy Water
  
by Gyvel Young-Witzel and Michael Karl Witzel
    Reprinted from Soda Pop! From Miracle Medicine to Pop Culture

Two Bottle - Shaped Buildings
   
by Cecil Munsey, Poway, California
1930s prank started Point Reyes Drake hoax, historians write
  
by Carl Nolte, San Francisco Chronicle
   Reprinted from San Diego Union-Tribune, Saturday, February 22nd, 2003
   Submitted by the Soda Fizz alert staff

Classified Ads
The Six-Pack Cometh
  
by Cecil Munsey, Poway, California
    Reprinted from Bottles & Extras, Vol. 13, No. 9, September, 2002

Bottle Shows

The Soda Fizz ~ January/February 2003
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more...
Cold weather brings out crowd at Jackson, Mississippi show
  
 by Michael M. Elling, Sharon, Tennessee
The Incredible Weide Collection Review
  
  by Chris Weide
Lots of soda bottles at the Birmingham Show
   
Mike Elling, Sharon, Tennessee
Classified Ads
One-Stop Pop Shop - Analogous to Micros?
  
by Jay Sheveck, photos by Jay Sheveck
    Reprinted from Celebrator Beer News, October/November 2002.
    Submitted by PSBCA member Carl Rees

Members E-Mail Directory
Letter from Dennis Fewless

   
- regarding his "Soft Drink Bottlers of the United States" book
Bottle Shows

The Soda Fizz ~ November/December 2002
From the Publisher
Member Network
   
Letters to the Editor, and more...
A Mystery Tuscaloosa Nehi Bottle
   
by Michael M. Elling, Sharon, Tennessee; Photos by Barry Graham
Guaranteed?
   
by Cecil Munsey, Poway, California
Rare Dr Pepper "Candy Striper" Sells on eBay!
   
by David Radmer
Kathy's Corner: Vincent Beverages, and Sunset Beverages, Lewiston, Maine
   
Kathy Hopson    
Collinsville Show Well Attended
   
Mike Elling, Sharon, Tennessee
Classified Ads
In times like these - collecting coins is a good idea
  
by Cecil Munsey, Poway, California
Plain "B" is Buck Glass of Baltimore
   
Mike Elling, Sharon, Tennessee; Photos by Tim Miller
In the News - Dr. Brown's Cel-Ray
  
American Carbonator and Bottler, December, 1946
Bottle Shows

The Soda Fizz ~ September-October 2002
From the Editor   
 
A Look Back at Laurens Glass
   
Bill Baab, Augusta, Georgia
Canada Dry Club Soda Bottled for Vice-President Lyndon Johnson
   
by Max L. Noe, Political Memorabilia Specialist
     Reprinted from Soda Net, September 1993

Soda Industry (and other) Milestones
Why everyone now collects Chero-Cola
   
Mike Elling, Sharon, Tennessee
2003 Membership Directory
Kathy's Corner: Ted Williams

   
Kathy Hopson    
The Latest Thing: Ale-8 Now in Ohio
  
by Rebecca Lomas
    Reprinted from the "Cincinnati City Beat", Spring 2002
    Contributed by: David Nelson

In Memoriam: William Adolph Barq
  
Reprinted from the "Mobile Register", Wednesday, June 12, 2002, page 6B
    Submitted by member: Andy W. Etheredge

Classified Ads
Greetings from France : My life as a collector
   
Michel Houche
How I Started Collecting
   
Jeff Cummins
Bottle Shows

The Soda Fizz ~ July-August 2002
From the Editor
Member Network
In the News
  
 
"Heavenly Coke Girl Finds Rest After Long Full Life 
    - Reported by Cecil Munsey
    South West Ohio Antique Bottle & Jar Club Disbands 
    - Reported by David Shiller

The King of Colas - Part II
   
Gyvel Young-Witzel and Michael Karl Witzel
    Reprinted from Soda Pop! From Miracle Medicine to Pop Culture

Location is Everything - Little Rock, Arkansas Show
   
Michael M. Elling
Kathy's Corner - Best Deals, Trades and Bargains
   
Kathy Hopson
Classified Ads
New Members
Bottle Shows

The Soda Fizz ~ May-June, 2002
From the Editor
Buyer's Market - The Jackson, Mississippi Show
   
Michael M. Elling
Calling Dr. Nut
   
Kathy Hopson
Discoveries Abound at St. Louis Bottle Show
   
Michael M. Elling
The King of Colas - Part I
   
Gyvel Young-Witzel and Michael Karl Witzel
     Reprinted from Soda Pop! From Miracle Medicine to Pop Culture

Kathy's Corner - Sentimental Favorites
   
Kathy Hopson
New Members (22)
Show Plant - In Mexico City
   
National Bottler's Gazette, April, 1950
Classified Ads
Show Calendar

Soda Net - The PSBCA Newsletter
From 1988 - March 2002
Publisher / Editor: Rick Sweeney
Graphics: Phil Gordon

Soda Net ~ March 2002
Painted Label Soda Net - Letter from the Editor
Democracy in a Bottle 

   
Gyvel Young-Witzel and Michael Karl Witzel
    Reprinted from Soda Pop! From Miracle Medicine to Pop Culture

Home Blown: Beverage Bottles of Laurens Glass Works, 1910-1996
    Exhibition at the South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC, 
    
April 6, 2002-January 12, 2003
     By Fritz Hamer, Chief Curator of History, SC State Museum, Columbia

Classified Ads
Industry's Current Problems Discussed
    
from the American Carbonator and Bottler, December 1948
Show Calendar

The Soda Fizz is a bi-monthly magazine 
produced by and for collectors 
of applied color label soda bottles 
and related collectibles.

Publisher / Editor: Kathy Hopson-Sathe

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