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January 31, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

A salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not its tallest headlines

Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Do you favor the 24-second rule for college basketball?

By Jimmy Jemail

Bowling

SWEAT & TEARS IN CHICAGO

Bowling's most demanding and exhausting test this week established a Cleveland man and a Philadelphia girl as the best of 20 million

By Victor Kalman

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Soundtrack

SOUNDTRACK

THE EDITORS NOTE A NEW SIGN OF SPRING, SOME PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTIONS ON FOOTBALL IN THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATURE, AND THE PASSING OF A CAR THAT MADE PEOPLE SAY 'IT'S A DOOZY'

Nature

OH, SAD, SAD GROUNDHOG DAY

In defense of the put-upon woodchuck, which must no longer be called a bum on February 2

By John O'Reilly

Fox Hunting

THE CHANGING LOOK OF FOX HUNTING

Mounting costs, fewer "angels" and the hazards of deer and housing developments are bringing a good many changes to a flourishing but misunderstood sport that carries on a great never-say-die tradition

By Reginald Wells

Sun Valley

APPLE PIE IN SUN VALLEY

John Groth's Haiti

Motor Sports

THE SURPRISING SPEEDSTER

Studebaker's latest looks like a family coupe, but it's as hot a sporting car as anything Detroit has yet turned out

By John Bentley

Horses

THE BOUNDING BAY FROM BEANTOWN

His name is Boston Doge, and outside of New England he was totally unknown. Now at Hialeah he's the hottest horse around

By Albion Hughes

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS January 28 through February 6

Snow Patrol

SNOW PATROL

A late roundup of snow conditions in America from a picked group of local skiers

Compiled by Bill Wallace

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

Compiled by Ed Zern

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS