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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
August 22, 1955
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August 22, 1955

A Roundup Of The Week's News

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Harry Allen of Lake Quassapaug, Conn. carried off National Snipe Sailing Championship in regatta at Lake Allatoona, Ga.

HARNESS RACING
Adios Boy, 6-1 outsider driven by Howard Camden, scored six-length victory in final of $67,000 Roosevelt Raceway Pacing Tournament at Westbury, N.Y. Adios Harry, 1-2 favorite driven by Luther Lyons, disappointed bettors by breaking stride on backstretch.

ARCHERY
Joe Fries of Los Angeles, runner-up last year, shot way to men's target championship in National Archery Association's target competition at Oxford, Ohio. Mrs. Ann Clark of Cincinnati, 4-foot-11, 96-pounder competing nationally for first time, won women's target title. Ann Marston of Wyandotte, Mich, captured Hereford Round for women and juniors. Cleveland Archery Club members took men's and women's team titles in five-day meet that saw 49 records fall.

MILEPOSTS

HONORED—Bill Vukovich, auto racing champion killed in Indianapolis "500" last Memorial Day, by establishment of memorial scholarship fund at Fresno State College; at Fresno, Calif.

HONORED—Chet Smith, 56, Pittsburgh Press sports editor, by election to presidency of Football Writers Association of America; at Chicago, Ill.

DIVORCED—Mel Queen, 37, onetime major league pitcher released in spring by Hollywood Stars, on grounds that wife Goldie made him so jittery he couldn't get ball over plate; at Long Beach, Calif.

DIED—Joseph Pipal, 75, former football coach at Oregon State and Occidental College, of heart attack; at Los Angeles. Pipal was credited with devising lateral pass and mud cleats for football shoes.

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING

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