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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Eskimo carving to grace Maori meeting house WELLINGTON N An Kskimo carving is to a place ol honoi in a new Maori meeting house The two-loot carving oi an Eskimo woman mounted on a i are piece ol mottled New Zealand kauri believed to be at least 2.000 years old has been presented to the people of the Ngati Poneke tribe The work was earned out by one ol Canada s leading Eskimo artists. Kingmeata ot Cape Dorset Baflin Island The presentation was made the Canadian high com misMonei to New Zealand John Dougan the same time Mi Dougan handed ovei a c heque loi to go to the Ngati Poneke's marae meeting house building fund The two gifts were the result ol a successlul showing loi the time in New Zealand of a group of Eskimo cai vings and prints In making the presentation. Mr Dougan said it marked Hie giowing awareness of the ties that bound Canada and New Zealand in the artistic Held 'We profit through the ar- tistrv ot our native he said It is really the only culture we have Always a step ahead We service what we coast-to-coast. Each Coldspot refrigerator is covered by dependable labour and parts warranties plus Simpsons-Sears exclusive 'Satisfaction or money refunded' guarantee. For your charge your Coldspot on your all-purpose account. Family-size Frostless refrigerator even has butter 3QQOO White Completely Frostless interiors never need defrosting 14 6 cu with 137-lb capacity freezer with True Zero0 freezing. Adjustable cold control a 3-temperature butter conditioner. No more rock-hard butter1 Multi-pos'tion shelves and adjustable meat keeper. See-through dairy doors. Moulded egg rack moisture-sealed porcelain cnspers Odour-free porcelain interior with colour trim New 'sculptured' Woodgram handles Fully guaranteed rotary compressor In Harvest Avocado or only more Adjustable meat keeper Multi-position shelves Maior Appliances Flip-up dairy door -Simpsons-Sears Ltd.----------- 3-temp butter conditioner at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee satisfaction or money refunded and free delivery our store-to-door service begins with the sale protects you every inch of the way Store Hours' Open daily from 9 30 a m to 5'30 p m Thursday and Friday 9 30 a 9'00 p m. Centre Village Mall Telephone 328-9231 Then San Franciscans are observing the centennial of a national landmark the city's famous cable cars. Inventor Andrew S. and nOW Hallidie piloted the first down Clay Street on the foggy morning of Aug. to inaugurate the service still keeping San Franciscans on the below. The U.S. Interior Department designated the cable cars a national historic landmark in 1964. Toll of misery follows Britain's train robbery LONDON Britain's great train bandits made off with 5 place near Leighton Buz- a small railway station 40 miles northwest of on Aug 1963 Ten years most of the money still is unaccounted one member of the gang still is at large and the toll of human misery which resulted make the great tram disaster seem a better label for the event A flaw in their farm house riddled with eventually led to the arrest of most of the gang Thomas Wisbey received 30 years for his part in the robbery His 16-year-old their only was badly injured in a car accident in 1970. and he was allowed to see her in hospital once When she died of her in- authorities refused him permission to attend the funeral His wife later sought permission to see Wisbey in prison because she wanted another child This was turned down PLEADED INNOCENT Perhaps the worst fate belonged to William Boal Caught spending stolen money in Bournemouth with another robber. Roger Cordrey he was sentenced to 14 years despite his protestations and those of his wife that he was with her at home at the time In Boal began a campaign of letter writing in attempt to establish his in- but his health deteriorated He spent time in a psychiatric stopped lost then in June 1970 his wife was called in to see him Two days he died of a brain tumor Later his robbery conviction was quash- and police now accept that he was simpjy helping Cordrey spend his money Two great mysteries still surround the great train robbery One concerns what happened to the money Various amounts have been found but more than million remains missing and may never be located SPENT LITTLE Theories but the most likely is that the robbers spent or stashed away very little of it James Edward White was arrested three years after the robbery He had nothing left and said it had all gone to cheaters and blackmailers Bruce Reymolds said the same thing The other great mystery concerns the whereabouts of Ronald Arthur Biggs Now one of the world's most wanted men. Biggs was sentenced to 30 years in prison following his arrest within a month of the robbery He escaped in July from Wandsworth prison in south London and has never been caught Police believed they had him concerned in Australia in but he broke through the net Since then he has various- ly been reported in Hong the south of and back in London Wherever he he is a wanted man Police have no intention of stopping the search for him HAPLESS VICTIMS The robbery exacted a among innocent victims Jack the train had been a fun- loving man with a passion for dominoes and darts He lived in pain for a few years after the robbery as a result of the beating he took on the tram He died quietly in his sleep Feb 1970. shortly before he and his wife were to move into a new home David who sat across the engine cab from developed a fear of the dark after the robbery He always carried a knife to protect himself on the walk to his home at night Last year he collapsed and died of a heart attack as he was getting ready to go to work He was 34 Crouse's chowder a popular dish NS There s nothing really secret about David Grouse's chowder He can tell you what the in- gredients are explain where he gets them and describe how he cooks the delectable chowder in gurgling pots But the seasoning ah. the seasoning That's what David Grouse cannot describe All I do is add salt and pepper to taste after I've put in the clams and says Mr chowder creator ex- traordinaire at the annual Fisheries Exhibition and Fishermen's Reunion in this salt old home port of the famous iacmg schooner Rluenose But only Mr head chef at the Fishermen's knows Memorial Hospital knows just what the be For the thousands of customers for whom the chowder is ladled out at the four'day exhibition each summer the taste is irresistible CHEF FOR 10 YEARS Mr has been a chef for 10 years For the last he has taken his vacation to coincide with the exhibition m older to cater to the dis- criminating tastes of visitors who come to the fair ex- pecting delicious seafood Delicious seafood they get fish clam and seafood a variety of seafood sandwiches and and special lobslcr dinners But the chowder is more than special and the customers know it Each day during the the kitchen staff serves up about 21 pots of the specialty That's well over bowls daily. And customers often com'e back for and oc- casionally if they have room for thirds A native of the Lunenburg Mr Grouse obviously has learned the skill involved m preparing seafood for dis- criminating tastes He says he uses-fresh fish wherever and the lobsters are always lively critters green and 'squirming as they are taken from cold seawater and put into the boiling cauldrons before being served at the table The large pots m which Mr Grouse prepares his extraor- dinary chowders are filled with fresh potatoes and then haddock or clams are or both plus fresh depending on the tvpe of chowder clam or seafood the salt and pepper seasoning are added and the whole formula is put on the stove to cook Then Mr. Grouse lakes pains to taste his product continually until he is satisfied it will meet with the approval of his customers Patrons are served at long tables sot up in the local curl- ing club which is located on the fair grounds Most often there are smiling faces at the tables all through the operating hours of the fair. seldom have periods when there arc no people Mr Grousesaid ;