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January 16, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Would you permit your husband or wife to take a pleasure cruise alone?

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

JIM NORRIS DECIDES TO CUT BAIT, FORGOTTEN MAN RETURNS, BASKETBALL, PARIS STYLE, COMES TO U.S., AN EAR IS TUNED TO THE VOICE OF THE HOCKEY CROWD, VALUE OF GOLF STROKES

Spectacle

THE CROSBY TOURNAMENT

Bing's annual clambake brings the pro stars to the Monterey Peninsula in California to tackle some of golf's great holes

HOST: BING CROSBY

Bing's annual January golf tournament has burgeoned into a major event but still reflects the sponsor's easy informality

SI Tests The New Chevrolet Corvette

BRING ON THE HAY BALES

SI goes for a road test ride in the new 130-mph Chevrolet Corvette and finds U.S. motormakers committing themselves to rousing competition

By John Fitch: Kenneth Rudeen

A VARIETY GALLERY OF INVADING EUROPEAN SPORTS CARS

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Part II

BOB COUSY: THE MAN AND THE GAME

Boy and man, the Celtic star has used his skills to remedy basketball's flaws and enhance its delights

By Herbert Warren Wind

Preview

TEN WEEKS OF SPLINTERS

Indoor track explodes into action this week when the year's first big meet hits the boards in Boston. Here's a preview of the season and its stars

By Robert Creamer

Column Of The Week

WHEN JIM NORRIS TURNED AGAINST THE GUILD IT WAS TO SAVE HIMSELF—NOT BOXING

By Dan Parker

Tip From The Top

For all golfers, high-handicap players in particular

By Shelley Mayfield

Golf

A REJUVENATED LLOYD MANGRUM BREEZED THROUGH LOS ANGELES TO CONFOUND ALL THE EXPERTS AND SURPRISE HIS OLD FRIENDS

By Herbert Warren Wind

Football

AFTER WATCHING THE GAME AND ANALYZING THE FILMS, SI'S EXPERT EXPLAINS WHY OKLAHOMA IS INDEED NATION'S TOP TEAM

By Herman Hickman

Chess

THE GATES WERE LOCKED AND THE SETTING WAS SOMBER BUT EXCITEMENT RAN HIGH AT THE COLLEGIANS' BIENNIAL TOURNEY

By Robert Cantwell

Snow Patrol

SNOW PATROL

Compiled by Mort Lund

Ski Tip

RUNNING ACROSS VARIOUS SNOW SURFACES PRESENTS PROBLEMS TO BE HANDLED ALERTLY AND BY APPLYING SPECIAL TECHNIQUES

By Friedl Pfeifer/Coach, U.S. Olympic Team

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

Biggest Bird Watch

THE BIGGEST BIRD WATCH

More than 8,000 took part in this year's Christmas Bird Count. Here is a comprehensive summary of the record-breaking event with paintings by Roger Tory Peterson of his choicest birds.

By John O'Reilly

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS January 13 through January 22

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

WISCONSIN'S TUMBLING BAUERS

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOR THE RECORD