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 - Soda Fountain Clerks to Keep HandsOff Spoons...
Soda Fountain Clerks to Keep HandsOff Spoons State Board of Health Fears Fingers May Be Unwashed If tha clerk at the soda fountain Impolitely hands out the Ice cream spoon bowl first the customer should not get angry says the proprietor of the establishment A bulletin haJ Just been received by San Francisco soda fountains from the State Board of Health Instructing clerks not to handle the bowl of spoons served to customers It has been the habit at the best regulated soda fountains to hand spoons to the customers handle end first tho clerk grasping the bowl But tho health board fearing the fingers of the girl or man behind the soda fountain may not be clean has ordered that the bowl be not touched b the soft drink dispensers The bulletin says The young lady at the soda fountain In serving an Ice cream soda Is sometimes Inclined to grasp the spoon by the bowl in passing It to the customer It Is convenient for him to receive the spoon with the handle toward htm but the young ladys Angers are generally soiled and apmetlmes there Is deep darkness underneath thumb and finger nails The bowl end of the spoon shouJd be carefully protected In handling If the young ladys fingers were Infected the customer might pay heavily for his Ice cream soda

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 28 Oct 1919, Tue,
  3. Page 12

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