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November 09, 1970
SPORTING PARTIES IHosts of the Week are Fireball, Tobe, Chickenman, and possibly even Jarbo and Foo-Foo, for their postfight get-together in Atlanta, the one where some 200 guests were taken for some $200,000. It seems Atlanta's Gordon (Chickenman) Williams, reputed onetime lottery kingpin, was approached by a friend known only as Fireball and asked to throw a birthday party for a friend known only as Tobe (the roles of Jarbo and Foo-Foo are unclear. Atlanta police would like to know whether they just promised to bring the salad and the chili, or what). So Chickenman kindly okayed the use of his house. Fancy engraved invitations were mailed and others were passed around after the fight, but arriving guests found things more radical than chic. Gunmen with sawed-off shotguns robbed them and made many of them strip and lie on the cellar floor, which became very crowded (hostesses, please note: more guests will fit into your basement if you have them stand, rather than lie, on the floor). About 3, the gunmen swept the loot into pillowcases and departed, leaving it pretty much up to Chickenman to explain matters to the police. Anybody who thought the whole thing was his fault, said Chickenman, "laid an egg. Those dudes took $971 off me. And ripped my suit." He also was out the price of one birthday cake, though on the positive side, police report that he was left with quite a lot of pantyhose in his basement.
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