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 - dispensed the first glass, watching at the time...
dispensed the first glass, watching at the time with considerable anxiety, I must confess, the effect upon the first drinker of "Ice Cream Soda." Green was a soft drink concessionaire at the Franklin Institute Exposition held in Philadelphia in 1874. Dispensing a concoction of sweet cream, syrup and carbonated water, he found himself in exactly the opposite predicament of Jacob FusselJ — he ran out of cream. A quick thinker, he substituted vanilla ice cream, and the rest is history. The soda was a sparkling sensation at the 1876 Cen- tennial Celebration in Philadelphia. Certain critical clergymen,' however, were less than delighted with the bubbly brew. In Newport, Vt, in 1890, a sermon warned against "sucking soda" on Sunday. "Chicago's Heaven," as Evanston, 111., was called in the 1890s, became the first American community to legislate against the "Sunday Soda Menace." To avoid selling the illegal and immoral fizz on Sunday, the story goes, confectioners and druggists in Evanston and elsewhere created the "Soda-less Soda" or the "Sunday." Using the name of the Sabbath Day to baptize a gooey ice cream

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  1. The Paris News,
  2. 14 Jul 1982, Wed,
  3. Page 24

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