HORSES, HEROES AND GODFREY
Amid trumpets and top hats the nation's best horses and riders entered into competition on the East and West coasts. San Francisco's Cow Palace echoed to the hoofs of quick cutting ponies and crack Chilean cavalry, while New York's Madison Square Garden offered the glitter of high society, a TV star in a new role and a heroic Mexican veteran of international jumping
Courageous Competitor, General Humberto Mariles of Mexico won faultless classes in Garden despite painful broken coccyx.
Top-Hatted Officials Whitney Stone, Andrew M. Montgomery and General Alfred G. Tuckerman watch National in New York.
November 14, 1955
KISSIMMEE BOAT RIDE
The captains and crews of 550 pleasure craft from 22 states and Canada cruise the Kissimmee Valley's historic waterways and savor a long weekend of spray kicking and camping in Florida's annual Boat-a-Cade
Young Mariner Henry Sistrunk, 18, of Tampa, mans pint-sized craft, a 9-footer. Traveling alone, Henry ran aground twice.
Tampa Housewife Mrs. Angie Henderson has trip's best tales under yachting cap, once caught a bass which had been kicked senseless by Kissimmee cow.
Conservation Agents Ronald Purdom, Newt Chase and Robert Pfister sip coffee after day of helping boatmen in distress. Most trouble occurred in tricky navigational waters at the entrance to Lake Okeechobee, where many ran aground.
Outboard Motor King Ralph Evinrude and recent bride, Singer Frances Langford, dock cruiser for midday break. After two days on small boat the honeymooners boarded Evinrude's 118-foot yacht Chanticleer to finish four-day outing.