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February 13, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Which sells more newspapers, the front page or the sports page? (Asked at the AP Managing Editors' Convention, Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs)

By Jimmy Jemail

Tip From The Top

Particularly for chronic slicers

By John Thoren

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

RECESSIONAL AT CORTINA, THE NECTAR CURE FOR OLYMPIC NERVOUS DISORDERS, A SUMMING UP ON SIME, WINTER SPORT GLIDES ON A SOUTHERLY COURSE, LOW MORALE OF BRITISH FOXES, TENNIS TOUR

Spectacle

PEAK OF THE SEASON

These are the most significant weeks of the indoor track year: the time when the great competitors assume command

Olympics

BEAU OF CORTINA

Toni Sailer (left) captivated Cortina with skiing skill that won three gold medals and reckless good looks that won every woman in sight

By William Rospigliosi

LESSONS OF CORTINA

The Russians won and, oddly enough, their dedicated discipline was paralleled by that of the principal U.S. winners—the figure skaters

By Andre Laguerre

OLYMPIC SCOREBOARD

Conversation Piece

SUBJECT: DICK IRVIN

After a million miles of travel and 30 years, a grand old veteran talks about hockey and his own changeful career. It is a mean and bitter game, he says, but a wonderful one

By Whitney Tower

Sporting Look

WEDDING SHIRT

Right off a Mexican peasant's back, it has been embellished by California designers to become spring's hottest merchandise

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

SNOW PATROL

Compiled by Mort Lund

Ski Tip

DEEP POWDER CAN MAKE SKIING TRICKY AND TIRING, BUT WITH THE RIGHT APPROACH YOU WILL DISCOVER IT'S ENJOYABLE GOING

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

SNOW GAMBOL

Thirty miles from Reno's gaming tables the ski is king in the carefree capers and earnest competitions of the University of Nevada's Winter Carnival

BLUES, CUPS AND GLORY

Not every dog has his day at the Westminster Kennel Club Show, but all aim for BLUES, CUPS AND GLORY

By Alice Higgins

THE LITTLE MEN

Modern basketball considers the 6-footer a relative midget, but 1956 could go down in history as the year of THE LITTLE MEN

By Roy Terrell

THE BOOMING BUDS

Bowling is a sport which has occupational ailments all its own. But split thumbs and sore backs couldn't slow down THE BOOMING BUDS

By Victor Kalman

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS February 10 through February 19

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

EDGAR H. HUDGINS

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

FOR THE RECORD