Walking the Beat...and The Lines...In The Belgian Congo
| ||by John Badowski|
With the recent (October 1994) crisis in Zaire and Rwanda, seven other police
officers from Toronto and I volunteered for duty in Zaire. Zaire, of course, was
for decades the Belgian Congo - the heart of deepest, darkest Africa.
Prior to leaving our mission was established. We would serve as security
| ||by Marilyn Albers|
IS IT A CD 511 OR A CD 512?
WE ASKED WOODY.....
We’ve all read Bernie Warren’s account of the fabulous trip he and Jim
Bergman made to Uruguay last fall. (If you missed this, go back and read your
January and February 1995 issues of Crown Jewels.) As you might guess, their
Picking in the Pines
| ||by Robert Lloyd|
Heading to the 1990 Portland, Oregon national insulator show in a brand new
pickup across northern Ontario...only thing is, the truck is on an auto-rack on
the main east-west railroad line going over 40 mph and its tailgate is heading
If the beauty of northern Canada isn’t compelling enough, there’s a more
Insulator Art Serendipity
| ||by Margaret A. Cox|
Austin, Texas, is blessed with a large array of antique shops, and my brother
Ben, the insulator collector, and I frequently explore them seeking insulators
and other treasures. A little over a year ago we found something that we weren’t
looking for — a pen and ink drawing of insulators.