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PAT ON THE BACK

Oct. 03, 1955
Oct. 03, 1955

Table of Contents
Oct. 3, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Football
  • High up in a rain-spattered stadium in Maryland, a West Coast football father gets a demonstration (7-0) that a big, rough line is a greater asset on a muddy field than all the talent and tutoring built into UCLA's impressive young back

The Wonderful World Of Sport
Acknowledgments
Kanchenjunga
  • For nearly 50 years mountaineers of many nations tried in vain to climb "the most difficult and dangerous mountain in the world." This is the story of how a nine-man British expedition finally succeeded. It is told by one of the four who reached the top

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Myrtle Power
Mrs. Myrtle Power, a 71-year-old Dodger fan from Buford, Ga. now working as a housekeeper in Roslyn Heights, N.Y., reached the $32,000 plateau on TV's $64,000 Question by identifying Anson, Waner, Lajoie, Collins, Wagner and Speaker as the players besides Ty Cobb who have made 3,000 major league hits. Should Myrt go all the way and win the $64,000, she would rank right behind Williams and Musial in earnings for this year.

This is an article from the Oct. 3, 1955 issue Original Layout

Father Melton
Father Edward Melton, 43, assistant pastor of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church in Franklin Square, N.Y., is the only U.S. clergyman recognized as a horse show judge. He is shown below judging a jumping class in the Blowing Rock, N.C. show. Father Melton, a fine horseman in his own right, became a judge two years ago when he found church tasks did not allow him time to keep fit for competitive riding on hunters and jumpers.

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