The Stephens County Times (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 18, 1955 Page: 4 of 6
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In Money Making
CHICAGO <i:.I? —-Victory in the
! Tam O'Shanter tournament
Thursday put Julius Boros at the
• op of the list of profesional golf's
I hading money winners.
The Professional Golfers' Asso-
iti wi listed Boros with earnings
?'il.9"l, of which §50,000 came
! * iom his Tain win.
Carry Middlecoff was second
I with £26.767, while Mike Souchak,
j :hf leader last month, slipped to
1 ni with $21,657.
1'CrA fhampion Doug Ford, rose
j f: ■ ni 19th in the rankings to fourth
:> ee \s ith earnings of $19,385,
Gene Littler has banked
j.-19,157 for fifth place.
Th" Tam touroeyy also did things
for Fred Haas Jr., who was run-
• rup to Boros. Haas came from
inwhere to occupy sixth place with
> 1 T,36 < .
• u" hi:- major league career, retard-
ing Brooklyn's pennant - bound
Dodgers with a 5-1 Giant victory
,n which he gave up eight hits,
.striking out eight.
It was almost the same sort ol
:ght fur EIroy Face of the
f'ii .*i s. who went the distance foi
d time this year and gain-
I h:s third victory, a six-hit 6-4
•h nv i the Phillies in which hii-
•tes hacked him with 16 hits.
Si <•'<nd place Milwaukee, half-a-
• • r it si l. nt away from Brooklyn and
iu • abmit that far behind in the
".a".dings, cut the margin to 14
games by beating the Cardinals
: 1-4 on a grand slam homer by
!'c! Crandall and two-run blasts bj
Andy Pafko and Ed Mathews. It
i- No. for Mathews.
The Baltimore-Washington dou
ah-header "as rained out and the
Cubs b at the Redlegs 3-2 in the
i!y other game schedule.
Hank Sauer Homers Twice
Hank Saner, for whom life hat
a little sour, came off the
• nch for the first time in 11
sm- r. and crashed a pair of his
• '.-J specialty home runs to give
Cubs a victory over the Red-
• - - a*. Cincinnati.
Tun other obscurity boys help-
d D-!oi k to his triumph at Boston.
Eddie Jivst moved into the line-
• at second and contributed a
Bi!!y Goodman moved over tc
• for the injured Norman Zau-
•e- aad had two hits.
I:i tlv Giant triumph Willie Mays
. ■.<■! d the hitters with a triple and
• sincies. Pittsburgh's hit parade
•as led by Eddie O'Brien. Jerry
Lynch and Preston Ward with
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HAPPY SHOPPER —Petr Nikolayevich Svechnikov, left, seems
to enjoy being measured for an American shirt in Chicago, 111.
The Russian farm delegation member did some early morning
shopping during the group's five-day visit to the Windy City.
Measurine him is store clerk Harry Harris.
Bad Weather May
Slow Hot Shots
In Toronto Play
TORONTO <Ui?i—Ba<i weather
vas expected to slow up 4S par
justing Canadian and United States
golfers Thursday as they tee-oil
n the second round of the 46th an
nua! Canadian Open championship
it the Weston Uolt and Country
Charlie Sifford, the 1953 and
1.954 U. S. Negro titleholder, was
.he man to beat. The 33-year-o!d
Philadelphia pro fired a torrid first
ound nine-under-par 03 Wednes-
day over the wide open, 6,428 yard
No offficial course record has
oeen established here because
'hurricane Hazel" tore up the
course last year. It was subse-
quently revised into par 72.
But Sifford's (53 equals the inaik
first set by Ed (Porkv) Oliver at
Scarboro, Ont., in 1947 and match-
ed last year by Bob Rosburg of
San 1 rancisco, Calif.
The weatherman predicted rain
and high winds which observers
agreed would make the course "too
siow for any more 63's."
Sifford, who used to caddy for
such renowned pros as Ciayton
Haefner, Johnny Palmer and Gene
Harry Winkler Tells How He Made
Grade As Writer For George Gobel
Sarazen, readily admitted his nine
under par, 6.'i "was the best round
I ever shot."
Canadian Stan Leonard, who de-
cided to give the golf trail a
whirl at tne age of 40. figured
he's "just about ready" to make
l.is decision payoff.
Tlu: Vancouver pm shot a 'ili
Wednesday to tie toi thud place
v.ith rieii Hawkins, St. Andrews,
111., and Tommy Bolt, Chattanooga,
After Thursday's round, the field
of 19o will be rut to (he low 100
and ties and then 60 and ties for
the final round.
First prize gets S2.400 of the
$15,000 prize money in addition to
the Seagrams gold cup.
By HARRY WINKLER
Written For United Press
HOLLYWOOD «.I!>— On July
12, 1954, I was a production plnnner
at an automobile factory in Berk-
eley, Calift'., 1 had been a political
scicne'e major at the University of
Chicago and the only professional
job of writing 1 had held down was
briefly for an encyclopedia com-
(Jn July 13, 1954, 1 was writing
for the George Gobel television
I had an office at the glamorous
pastel blue NBC building in Holly-
wood, I could >;et a table at the
Brown Derby, I was part of the
fast-moving world of show busi-
People often ask how I came to
make this abrupt and unsual
In the winter of 1948 1 was
studying politcial science for a doc-
tor's degree at the University of
Chicago under the G I bill following
I relations with a view towards
decided to specialize in internat-
niy release from the Army. I had
ional relations with a view to-
wards either teaching or entering
government service. I had graduat-
ed from the university in 1937 and
had wandered through various jobs
such as a factory helper.
One evening 1 was lured fo Hel-
sings lounge in Chicago by my
brother-in-law, Edward Finkelberg,
who somehow had the notion that
1 could write for the comedian en-
tertaining there. The comedian
was George Gobel, and his perfor-
mance overwhelmed me.
I remember the first story he
told was the "hub cap" routine.
It impressed me as a gem in the
best tradition of American humor.
My brother in law introduced me
to George as a prospective writer,
and George, with his usual gentle
tolerance, encouraged me to sub-
mit my works.
Between my studies, 1 began to
write humorous bits for George.
My knowledge of this kind of writ-
ing was less than elementary, and
my first eilorts showed as inuea..
After a few months I finally turned
out a story George liked. He en-
couraged me to travel with him
whenever he bail club dates in Chi-
cago. After a while I got to learn
his routines and, more important,
his approach to humor.
I stayed with my college work
until 1951 but my dubious enthu-
siasm for the academic world had
diminished. My. wife and I migrat-
ed to Berkeley where I worked
irst as an order sendee spervis-
or at a cable corporation. 1 con-
tinued to submit material to
George. When he appeared on the
Saturday night review in 1952 on
NBC, I was gratified that several
written by me.
In July of 1954 David O'Malley,
George's manager, invited me to
move to LosAngles. to work on
material for the forthcoming Gobel
TV show. I have been here since.
Some day, between shows, I may
yet write my doctoral thesis for t,he
University of Chicago. Proposed
subject: "George Gobel Looks at
the Fiscal Structure of Iran."
TRUCE GUARD - On a hot
spot in riot-torn South Korea is
U.S. Far East Commander Gen.
Lyman L. Lemnitzer. His troops
are guarding the Communist
truce inspectors there. Lem-
nitzer is also trying to dissuade
President Syngman Rhee from
his determination to force the
Communists out of Korea
158 Fans Attend
Tift At Beaument
(By UNITE DPRESS)
Only 158 fans, the smallest crowd
otuart Stadium has held since it
was built in 1936, turned out Wed-
nesday afttrnoon to uyroh the
hometown Beaumont Exporteis
beait San Antonio toi the second
time tills season 4 to 2.
hi other Texas League contests
the Dallas Eagles picked up a
game on the Missions by beating
Fort Worth 4 to 3, Shreveport
topped Houston 5 to 2 and Tulsa
downed Oklahoma Citv 9 to 7.
Lousy Fight Says
CHICAGO <L\E>—Bobby Glea-
son, manager of Cuban Nino Val-
des, the National Boxing Associa-
tion's second ranking heavyweight,
had an easy explanation Thursday
why his battler lost to Bob Satter-
"It was a lousy fight," Gleason
said. "My guy Had a bad night
and he had a good one. I want
a rematch. If lie can't lick Satter-
field, I'll retire him."
Satterfield, who gave away '.VZ
pounds in weight at 183 to 215 foi
Yaldes, nearly punched the Cuban
into retirement in the television
scrap. He won by unanimous de-
cision with scores of 97-88, 98-92
s'.nd 97-93 from the two judges,
John Bray and James McManus
and Referee Frank Sikora.
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