John Kohnle first beer can 1888 Philadelphia
half a and to the i n anc are al anc whicl a bj exhaustec b u i l t He Sells Gallon Cans and Small Kegs Sunday Use John Kohnle, proprietor of Bush llil Brewery on Butlomvond, nbovo Uilh St P h i u i , h a s invented a scheme the high license law ran be ovei come and the t h i r s t y receive 4 ! 1 for u-. on Sunday. Lieutenant Francis, of tli Ninth district, said in bis report yestoi day that Kohnle, had 2.30 gallon tin made in llie shape of ice .'roam pans Tlie i:ans contained beer. On Saturday night he wild the can.s thirty eents, anil eudi purchaser wa compelled lo l e a v e n d e p o s live rents on the can. K o b n l e not allow any bDer r l n i i i k in and the purchasers stood a l o n t ? l wood street in groops nf lour or live hastilv swallowed t h e r f f i e H h ago. lleforo 10 o'c lock till the cans li.id heel solil mid the e n t e r p r i s i n g small kegs of beer fur S u n d a y one tune dm ing the e v e n i n g customers became so mimermis Unit officers \\ere reijtiircd to keep t h e moving.