Early photo of Ernie at the soda fountain Years later, still 5 cents for an ice cream cone
Howard Barber and unknown customerRuth Miller and her friend Lucille Box
Ruth and her father took over at the store while Ernie was in the Navy
Ruth MillerWho's this behind the soda fountain ?
Ernie in the back officeErnie and Ray Beardsley
Ernie was a great practical joker - see that string hanging from the ceiling ?
He rigged up a big black rubber spider that he would drop down onto the counter near unsuspecting friends.
No matter how many times he did it, it always made them jump !
Table near the WindowMagazine Rack
Whitman's Candy Cooler
Cigars, Double Kay Nut Shop Display, Christmas Cards, Scale
Going Out of Business Sale - PinBall Machine is in the back right corner