This section is from the book "A Treatise On Beverages or The Complete Practical Bottler", by Charles Herman Sulz. Also available from Amazon: A Treatise On Beverages.
In the South of Europe, the Balkan States and Russia, we meet frequently with a vehicle which represents a movable soda counter, as shown in the illustration (Fig. 347). The interior of this cart is filled out more or less like our modern counter appa-ratus, contains cylinder, cooler and syrup cans, the carbonated water and syrup being dispensed in the ordinary way. For visiting a large or several districts, and supplying camps and other gatherings with the thirst-quenching carbonated liquor, this is considered a practical contrivance.
The firm of John Matthews, New York, is also manufacturing a similar arrangement. The appended illustration represents a tastefully deco-. rated and well-arranged portable apparatus. The Americans, therefore, need not go to Bulgaria when in want of such a vehicle.