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Old 02-05-2005, 01:07 AM
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A Friendly Reminder
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In 1923, who was?

1. President of the largest steel company?
2. President of the largest gas company?
3. President of the New York Stock Exchange?
4. Greatest wheat speculator?
5. President of the Bank of International Settlement?
6. Great Bear of Wall Street?

These men were considered some of the worlds most
successful of their day. Now, 80 years later, the
history book asks us, if we know what ultimately
became of them.

The answers:

1. The president of the largest steel company, Charles
Schwab, died a pauper.
2. The president of the largest gas company, Edward
Hopson, went insane.
3. The president of the NYSE, Richard Whitney, was
released from prison to die at home.
4. The greatest wheat speculator, Arthur Cooger, died
abroad, penniless.
5. The president of the Bank of International
Settlement, shot himself.
6. The Great Bear of Wall Street, Cosabee Livermore,
also committed suicide.

However, in that same year, 1923, the PGA Champion and
the winner of the most important golf tournament, the
US Open, was Gene Sarazen. What became of him?

He played golf until he was 92, died in 1999 at the
age of 95. He was financially secure at the time of
his death.

The moral:

Screw work. Play golf.
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Old 02-05-2005, 08:18 AM
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Right on. Wish I could go play today as opposed to sitting here working.....
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Old 02-05-2005, 09:27 AM
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RonSC - 2/5/2005 2:07 AM A Friendly Reminder . . . The moral: Screw work. Play golf.
Hmmmmm . . . Fish and play golf when it is too windy to fish
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Old 02-05-2005, 01:55 PM
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Thanks

Great story and advice....
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