US 1997914 A
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, April 6, 1935. c v. POLLARD 1,997,914
SANITARY BOTTLE Filed Jan. 12, 1955 Patented Apr. 1
' 1.991.914 s men! sor'iu communal. Austin, Tex- Application January 1:, ms. Serial No. we
3 claim, (cans- 'ihis invention relates to bottles and particstraws, niehasusedatsoda fountains, ularly to bottles from which the contents are thistubular member It havingaleng'th-such that 'abstractedbymeansofastraw. I whenitlsinsertedintothe-upperendotthe The object of the invention is to provide an duct ll, itwill restnormally at its lower end upon 5 improved sanitary bottle so constructed that the shoulder ll. i it does away with the. necessity of placing the en- Preferably, the upper end of this tubular memtire mouth of the battle in the mouth of the 7 her "will be provided with a lip or lug is to drinker but provides a tubular member disposed provide means whereby the tubular member may normally entirely within the bottle and through be readily withdrawn from the position shown 10 which the contents of the bottle may besucked. in Figure l to the position shown" in Figure 8. 10 A further object is to provide a bottle of this The tubular member 'preierably fits the duct I character having therein a tubular element which snugly but yet not so snugly but that it may be is normally disposed within the neck of the bottle pulled out to its operative position. but which may. be withdrawn therefrom for It will be obvious that if suction be applied to 1B drinking purposes, the tubular element being the tube ll, that the content-sci the bottle may capablefof being entirely withdrawn and thrown .be sucked out'therefrom just as if a straw had away after the contents of the bottlehave been been inserted in the bottle for this purpose.
uN1rso,. sTA Es' [PATEN OFFICE removed. 4 After the contents of the bottle have beenex- Other objects will appear in the course of the hausted, the user may entirely withdraw the following description. tube i8 and throw it away. Then when the bottle go My invention is illustrated in the acco is sent back to the manufacturer for a refilling,
in: drawing, wherein: Y a new tube "may be inserted just before. cap
Figure 1 is a vertical'sectional view of .abottle ping constructedin accordance withmy invention. It is, of course, thatthe por- 2' is a vertical'sectional view but at tion of the duct l4, above; the bottle l1, must right angles tothe section inFigure 1'. bestraightsoastopermitthe tube ll to-bereadily Figure 3 is a. fragmentary section takenon the withdrawn and inserted. same plane as Figure 1, showing the .tubular- I have provided a bottle which is extremely member lifted. v sanitary, from which liquids may be poured out Figure 4 is a fragmentary section on the line if desired but which carries its own tube whereby 30 4-4 of Figure l. the contents may be sucked out, thus doing away Referring to this drawing, ll designates the with the necessityof'drinking from the mouth of body of the bottle, which may, ofcourse, have the bottle as is quite commonly done with bottles any desired shape. ll designates the neck oi the containing "pop. root beer. and thelike drinks. bottle, it the bead at the mouth of the bottle The lug I! permits the finger nail to be inserted 35 and II the'cap or any desired construction which beneath the lug and thus pr v des for the ready normally closes the bottle. The bottleis formed withdrawal of the tube It. at one point in its circumference with a longi- It willbeunderstood thatthe element It should tudinally extending duct which extends from be of such material that it will not elect nor 40 the mouth of the bottle nearly toits bottom. The be aifected by the contents'l of the bottle in any 40 wall .l! of this duct is formed integral with the way and not only should the duct ll 'above the body oi the bottle and at its lower end, the wall shoulder I! be straight but it should be smooth II is downwardly and outwardly cut away as to permit the tube It tobe readily withdrawn at it. The duct extends up parallel with the .or inserted. It will beunderstood, of course, that outside wall ofthe bottle to a pointwherethe' thesebottles may be used for anyliquidwhich 45 body of the bottle joins the necle This duct is iii-designed to be sucked from, a bottle, such as inwardly extended at this point, as indicated at beer. wine and other drinks sold in bottles. i7, and then extends straight up the neck-of the What I claim is:-- a v bottle. There is thus'a shoulder formed at ii. i. A bottle of the c ter described havingto Die duct terminatesjshort'of the upper end of an integral duct extendinz from the upper'end the bottle. of the bottle to the bottom thereof along one side 7 Removal!!! .in the duct I4 is a tuwalloi' the bottle,theupperendoithisductbeing bular element iii which maybe made of glass. straight, and a. tube inserted withintheduct and paper, orlany other suitable material withdrawable therefrom. v or'might evenhs-one oftheusuahordinarypaper 2. A bottle of the elm-actor described having 55 an integral duct formed therewith, the duct extending upward along the side wall and neck or the bottle, the duct being formed with a shoulder at the junction between the neck and the body of the bottle, the duct being open at its lower end and terminating short oi the upper end of the bottle, and a. tube fitting the upper portion of the duct snugly and normally resting upon said shoulder, the tube projecting above the duct but terminating below the mouth 01 the bottle when the tube is fully inserted in the duct, the tube being partially withdrawable to permit the contents of the bottle to be sucked out through the tube.
3. A bottle of the character described having an integral duct formed therewith, the duct extending upward along the side wall and neck oi the bottle, the duct being formed with a shoulder at the junction between the neck and the body of the bottle, the duct being open at its lower end and terminating short of the upper end '01 the bottle, and a tube fitting the upper portion of the duct snugly and normally resting upon said shoulder, the tube projecting above the duct but terminating below the mouth of the bottle when the tube is fully inserted in the duct, the tube being partially withdrawable to permit the contents of the bottle to be sucked out through the tube, the upper end of the tube having 8. laterally projecting lug whereby the tube may be readily withdrawn from the duct.
CECIL V. POILARD.