A senior reader recalls ice cream aplenty

Dear Editor:

I remember the Kitty Korner Cabins on the edge of the Highway near Virden.

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There were several small cabins. There, they sold soft ice cream cones for ten cents each. Our family of four, on a hot summer day after making home-made bread, got in the car and headed out for ice cream cones with 40 cents.

We got our ice cream in the ‘50s and ‘60s, a brick of ice cream sold for 25 cents.

Then, across No. 1 Highway, there was an ice cream stand. - Lots of variety for a few years.

Virden Café sold ice cream cones for five cents each in the ‘50s.

- E. Bowles.

 

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