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Dennis Matthews' Memories


Fourth of July Ice Cream

Ben Balderston had a restaurant directly across the streetfrom the Irving Store which was about 50 feet east of Andy Blodgett's restaurant.On the 4th of July during the Great Depression years in Humboldt, MN, Benwould take a tall five gallon can of ice cream out between his buildingand Andy's and give the kids a free ice cream cone.