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Toni Sailer, Austrian Olympic champion, got off to fine start in first try at U.S. slopes, winning two slalom races before altitude sickness forced withdrawal from downhill and loss of Roch Cup to Christian Pravda at Aspen.

Kurt Nielsen, husky Dane who has often been runner-up but rarely a winner, played deft defensive battle to upset Dick Savitt in semifinal, switched to power game to beat Herb Flam for U.S. indoor tennis title in New York.

Arnie J. Suomela, 44, longtime expert who once served as fisheries director for state of Oregon, has been nominated by President Eisenhower to fill new position of Commissioner of Fish and Wildlife in Department of Interior.

Alvaro de Cardenas, dashing 22-year-old skipper who learned his lessons well from father Charles, put them to good use as he sailed his Kurush IV to victories in Bacardi Cup and Cuba Cup in International Star Class regatta at Havana.