Thursday, February 21, 2013

Lynn's Comments: "Crazy Eddy's" was based on "Fergy's" in Lynn Lake--part confectionery, part pool hall; a place where boys of all ages liked to hang out. Fergy himself was a dishevelled, crotchety old guy whose motto (printed over the entrance) was "Buy or bye-bye." He sold cigarettes to minors, bent the liquor laws, and bragged about being just honest enough to stay out of jail. Even though we didn't like our boys to go in there, we knew where they were, and in a "frontier town," Fergy's was safer than some of the other haunts around town.

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