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February 6, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Which is the gamest fish to land? On what tackle? (asked at the First International Women's Fishing Tournament, Palm Beach, Fla.)

By Jimmy Jemail

Tip From The Top

For golfers of all degrees of skill

By Harry Cooper

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

HISTORIC HEADER ON ICE, A BARON'S HONOR AT STAKE, LANDY SOUNDS A WARNING, A PRO AND A CON FOR FOOTBALL, THE WAY LOEFFLER LIKES TO PLAY, DREAM DIES IN NEW YORK, NEW RULE

The Russians Take Over At Cortina

RUSSIA TAKES OVER

In their first try at a Winter Games the Soviets dominated the opening days as a pack of sleek speed skaters set new Olympic records at Cortina

By Andre Laguerre

Duck Hunting

A DUCK HUNT IN VENICE

On the outskirts of the city of canals, the Lagoon of Venice is filled from October until April with a variety of fowl that summer behind the Iron Curtain. It is not rare for one Venetian to shoot 100 ducks a day during the long season

THE BEST DUCK HUNTING IN EUROPE

Where to find it, the seasons, and what you should know if you plan a hunt on the Continent

Avery Brundage: Part II

OF GREEKS—AND RUSSIANS

Sport was a virtue in ancient Greece, an ideal to make men better. That's still the basic idea of the Olympic Games, says the blunt Mr. Brundage, and the big reason why the Russians are accepted in the Games today

By Robert Creamer

BOATS AND BRONZE

The classic shapes of the bronze fittings displayed at the big boat shows have developed from centuries of improvisation aboard the ships of the world

Sport In Art

HEARTY GAME

Soccer, a universal sport, inspires some fine paintings

ENGLAND'S OLD MAN STANLEY

At 41, Stanley Matthews is British soccer's greatest star. He has the looks of an insurance clerk and is a genius who eschews scoring goals

OLYMPIC SCOREBOARD

At the end of the first 10 events, Russia had taken four gold medals and had set three new Olympic speed-skating records

THREE FOR TRACK

A trio of record-setting young men with an eye on Melbourne has made the '56 indoor track season one of the best in years

By Roy Terrell

THE WAYS OF A PERFECT CADDY

Mr. Cecil Timms of England has caddied for many of the top Americans. He is a man of modest mien but strong opinions

By Herbert Warren Wind

HERO WORSHIP HARNESSED

Stars turn to evangelism and score hit with admirers at rally in Denver

FCA Rally

'I DON'T PRAY TO WIN'

Big league baseball and professional football stars at youth rally in Denver speak of spiritual life in terms of the games they know best

JULIUS AND THE BEANSTALK

Nor managers nor promotors nor status quoters of the press stayed the APPPFF's hero from his conquest of boxing's ogre

By Budd Schulberg

RED TENNIS DRIVE

The U.S. Davis Cup captain sees a new rivalry in the making: Russia is building power for a RED TENNIS DRIVE

By William F. Talbert

Plum Creek

TRIALS AT PLUM CREEK

Though complete with pinks and derbies, this Colorado competition has a ruggedness all its own. In the hunt, the coyote is the quarry

Snow Patrol

SNOW PATROL

Compiled by Mort Lund

Ski Tip

HANDLING ICE AND HARD SNOW IS ONE OF SKIING'S HARDER TASKS. STOWE'S SEPP RUSCHP GIVES A FEW POINTERS TO MAKE IT EASIER

By Sepp Ruschp/President, Mt. Mansfield Co., Inc.

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

Yesterday

LADY OF THE PEAKS

Annie Smith Peck, a teacher who believed she could do almost anything, scaled the Matterhorn and became the most famous woman climber of her day

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS February 3 through February 12

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Departments

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOR THE RECORD

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips