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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
October 24, 1955
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October 24, 1955

A Roundup Of The Week's News

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FENCING
Hungary's cocky 21-year-old Josef Gyurkza skillfully outmaneuvered four-time champion Christian D'Oriola of France to take men's electric foil crown while blonde teammate Liadia Domolki swept past six opponents to win women's foil title as world championships got under way at Rome. Italy edged France in men's ep�e team competition, also produced individual titlist in 32-year-old Giorgio Anglesio.

HOCKEY
Montreal Canadiens , led by fiery 34-year-old Maurice (Rocket) Richard and his 19-year-old rookie brother Henri, whipped New York, tied Chicago 2-2, held grip on first place in National Hockey League. Boston Bruins edged and tied Toronto in two games, got hat-trick performance from Leo Labine to trounce New York 4-1, moved into second-place deadlock with Chicago. Detroit Red Wings , after losing first three games, began to click, battered Chicago 4-1, Toronto 6-0, as Gordie Howe supplied scoring punch.

MILEPOSTS
HONORED— Johnny Podres , gritty young Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher, World Series hero, pride of Witherbee, N.Y., former player for Hazard, Ky., of Mountain State League; commissioned Kentucky colonel, by Gov. Lawrence Wetherby, at Lexington.

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING

Jimmy Bryan, Phoenix, Ariz., AAA 100-m. big car
race, in 1:09.36, Sacramento, Calif.
(SCCA race & class winners, Hagerstown, Md.)

(President's Cup)

Bob Bucher, in Allard J.R., Class B modified.
Sherwood Johnston, in D Jaguar, Class C modified.
Phil Hill, in Ferrari Monza, Class D modified.
Briggs Cunnigham, in 2-liter Maserati, Class E
modified.

(Gov. McKeldin Purse)

Charles Wallace, in Jaguar XK140MC, Class C Prod.
Paul O'Shea, Class D Prod. (Mercedes Category).
Fred Moore, Class D Prod. (Austin-Healey Category).
Mike Rothschild, in Morgan, Class E Prod.
Lake Underwood, Class F Prod. (Porsches only).

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