Luck chain letter. "Just Play Golf" office humor item plus chain letter. US, 1988+.

Are you stressed out?  Read on!

Do you know who, in 1923, was:

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

These men should be considered some of the world's most successful men,
as least they found the secret of making money.  Now more than 65 years
later, do you know what became of these men?

   1. The president of the largest steel company, Schwab, died a pauper.
   2. The president of the largest gas company, Howard Hopson, is
   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 Cooper, died abroad,
   5. The president of the Bank of International Settlement shot
   6. The great Bear of Wall Street, Mr. C. Riverhore, committed

That same year, 1923, the winner of the most important golf
championship, Gene Sarasen, won the U.S. Open and PGA Tournament.  Today
he is still playing and he's solvent.

Conclusion:      Stop worrying about business and play golf!!!!

This letter originated in the Netherlands, and has been passed around
the world at lest 20 times, bringing good luck to everyone who passed
it on.  The one who breaks the chain will have bad luck.  Do not keep
this letter.  Do not send money.  Just have a wonderful, efficient
secretary make four additional copies and sent it to five of your
friends to whom you wish good luck.  You will see that something good
happens to you four days from now if this chain is not broken.  This is
not a joke.  You will receive good luck in four days.


Photocopy of typed original. Keystrokes preserved. No envelope or date. May have circulated as photocopied office humor. Text states 65 years since 1923, hence date is presumed 1988+. Sic "sent" near end. Supplied by Leo Kerschitz, Union Grove, WI to DWV, 6/95.


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