GREY CUP GAIETIES
Football fans jammed Vancouver to see Edmonton Eskimos beat Montreal Alouettes 34-19 for the Grey Cup. Game was good, but the parties were topping
Miss Grey Cup, Barbara Beddome of Edmonton, originally crowned Miss Eskimo, is congratulated by-Swimmer Marilyn Bell. Miss Beddome also won a car.
Visiting yank, Abe Schiller, publicity man for a Las Vegas hotel, passes out phony $1,000 bills. Some takers first thought that the bills were the real thing.
December 5, 1955
Cadillac convoys Grey Cup and fur-bearing coed in parade as all Canada takes time out from its economic boom to focus on its biggest sporting event.
Hairy chaps and fancy sweater sported by fan in front of hotel typify colorful garb of the merrymakers, who appeared in everything from kilts to Mackinaws.
Banjo strummer entertains crowd at railway station. He got competition when 17 girls, all members of a bagpipe band, debarked from the Toronto Special.
ALL OUT FOR MELBOURNE
In Tiflis, the old Georgian town where young Joe Stalin once heisted banks, top Soviet athletes hiked records in the USSR Championships as they flexed their muscles for the '56 Olympics
Olympic threat, 23-year-old Galina Zybina of Russia, puts shot 54 feet 8¼ inches to break own world mark fourth time this year.
Marathon winner S. Kuznetzov finishes 26-mile 385-yard race all by himself as his time of 2:21:23.8 sets Soviet record.
Slender blonde, A. Chudina, winner of the title of Champion of USSR, sails through air in broad jump before Georgians.
MARATHONERS TAKE TO PROLETARIAN HEELS WITH A VARIETY OF EXPRESSIONS RANGING FROM OUTRIGHT GLEE TO DEAD SERIOUSNESS
THE EVENTUAL WINNER. S. KUZNETZOV (PICTURED ABOVE). IS WELL BACK IN THE PACK AT THE START OF RACE WITH OTHER NUMBER 5OS
BOOM BOOM GOES...BOOM!
Bernie (Boom Boom) Geoffrion of league-leading Montreal plays with zest. So does Leaping Lou Fontinato of the second-place Rangers. Here is what happened when Lou and Boom Boom met in the last period of a 1-1 game at Madison Square Garden
RANGER GOALIE WORSLEY HEADS OFF PUCK AS BOOM(5) IS THROWN OFF BALANCE AFTER HARD BODY CHECK BY FONTINATO(8)
BOOM BOOM HITS ICE, AND RICOCHETS OFF BOARDS. DESPITE PAINFUL SHOULDER SEPARATION HE WAS OUT OF ACTION ONLY ONE WEEK