The Cooper Street Relic

Just another blog from The Republic Of Hespeler


Frank, Dean and Sammy, you use those three names together and many people of my age and older conjure up images of 1960’s Las Vegas and the infamous Rat Pack. But the group that made the Original oceans Eleven movies and performed together on Vegas stages and in Concerts very rarely called themselves the Rat …

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In the spring of 1968 I fell in love. Not with a girl or a dog but with a toy. The KLACKER to be precise. What is a klacker you ask, well let me tell you, it was a magnificent piece of weaponry, 2 acrylic balls attached to a sturdy workman like piece of string …

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