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PAT ON THE BACK

May 30, 1955
May 30, 1955

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May 30, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • Pitt's deceptive Arnie Sowell floats from obscurity to track fame in one uncanny moment of acceleration

  • And the young half-miler has such a big kick that his rival, Norwegian Audun Boysen, says: 'Take care of him—he is your next Olympic champion'

The Three Governors

PAT ON THE BACK

THE MOSSES
A zest for horsepower in distinctly different forms has made Stirling and Pat Moss well known to sporting folk in England. Stirling at 25 is a world famed sports car driver, having won Italy's tortuous Mille Miglia (SI, May 9) and other top races. Pat, five years younger than her brother, is a successful horsewoman. She won her first jumping competition at six, has taken hundreds more since. Pat drives well too, recently won a ladies handicap race, piloting an MG like a veteran.

This is an article from the May 30, 1955 issue Original Layout

MRS. ALPHONSO RAGLAND
Pretty Betty Ragland, 28, a Dallas housewife who needs glasses for ordinary vision, has become one of the country's best in the exacting sport of skeet shooting. Betty married a skeet shooter four years ago, took up the sport to avoid becoming a "skeet widow." Her husband taught her so well that Betty tied for a national title only three months after she learned to fire a shotgun. A native New Yorker, Betty is a crack shot in the field, raises and trains bird dogs as a hobby.

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