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Old 06-17-2004, 08:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The questions: Over a generation ago, 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 world's 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 New York Stock Exchange, 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 IGFA Champion and the winner of the most important Fishing Tournament was Eredio MuF1oz, Sr. What became of him? He continued fishing and eating his catch until he was 99, died at the age of 100. He was alert and financially secure at the time of his death.



The moral of this history lesson: Screw work........! GO FISH...........
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Money & Power are Nice But, Your Health & Family,& Fishing Will Keep You Happy For The Long Haul!!!!!! Fish Till You Drop!!!!!
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