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I Scream for Ice Cream Jim Trautman "I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream", is based on a historical fact, the creation of the chocolate ice cream bar. Also a second song: "0h my! Eskimo Pie" with words and music by Walt Wimbrow. In 1919 in Onawa, Iowa, a candy store owner Christian Nelson saw a customer could not makeup his mind between ice cream and a chocolate bar . When told to purchase both, the boy stated that he only had money for one. The idea was born to mate ice cream and chocolate. The ice cream that was born that day was called: "I - Scream Bar" and the first 500 hundred were taken to the Onawa Fireman's Tournament and quickly sold out. Christian Nelson had the product patented, but could not figure out a way to make and sell large numbers of the bar. He met an ice cream supervisor by the name of Russell Stover - who felt the name should be changed to "Eskimo Pie" which would have a better marketable brand name to advertise to the public. A third man entered the picture R.J. Reynolds who owned the US Foil Company. "Eskimo Pies" were now wrapped in a foil wrapper. An individual could hold the chocolate covered ice cream with the foil wrapper. In one day in 1921, in Omaha, Nebraska, one quarter million "Eskimo Pies" were sold. The original bar weighed 1 1/2 ounces. .
The Heisey Glass Company By Sean George and Wendy Saigeon
Every week, at a show or store locations, we hear “Heisey Glassware is the best glassware ever made”. It is difficult to argue this, as Heisey did have their own unique recipe. Many other companies experimented, but no other competitor could match the design, brilliance and quality of the Heisey Glass Co. This article is dedicated to the evolution of the Heisey Glass Company, and the history behind the man who made the best quality and clarity of pressed glass in North America, Mr. Augustus H. Heisey.
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Scottish Single Malts Reid Pickering
Those who collect and those who have collections thrust upon them: A journey into Scottish single malts.
I'm a beer drinker. I've been drinking it for 25 years. So…how did I end up with an incredible collection of 2000 plus bottles of rare single malt whisky? The year was 2008 and I had been managing a great spot in the heart of Toronto called the Rebel House but I was becoming restless and decided it was time for a change. The thing was, I had no idea what I should do or even what I could do. After all, I had spent the last 20 years working in the service industry and playing in rock bands. I didn’t have much experience in anything else. Then I received a phone call.
“I’m having lunch at a place you might know,” she said. “Where?” “The Feathers.” “Really?” “Yup.” My wife, Sarah, had also been in the service industry for many years but with the birth of our daughter had made a career change. She was now marketing real estate in service based businesses such as restaurants and bars. The Feathers is a popular pub on Kingston Rd in the Beaches area of Toronto.
The History of Coca-Cola Helen Nash
The product that has given the world its best-known taste and led to a memorabilia craze was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 8, 1886. Dr. John Stith Pemberton, a local pharmacist, produced the syrup for Coca Cola® and carried a jug of the new product down the street to Jacobs' Pharmacy, where it was placed on sale for 5 cents a glass at the soda fountain. Carbonated water was added to produce a drink that was at once "Delicious and Refreshing," a theme that continues to echo today wherever Coca Cola is enjoyed...
I'd Rather Be Sailing By Patrick Flynn
I'd rather be sailing, an enthusiasm of mine since my parents shipped me down to Mrs. Gardiner at.... basics of sanding a battered Nordberg hull ( the victim of the previous year's neophytes). Before that I remember fashioning boats from bits of 2 by 4, some doweling and cloth and floating them in puddles in a neigbour's driveway. Related work led to ....