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February 9, 1959 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

THE QUESTION: Should boatmen have licenses to navigate, as motorists have licenses to drive?

By Jimmy Jemail

Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Powerboat Results

POWERBOAT RESULTS

Following are 1958's national motorboat class champions

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS February 6 to February 12

Sputnik

FIRST SPUTNIK, NOW THIS!

Critics in Chile hooted when Russia routed the U.S. in world basketball play

By Jeremiah Tax

Boat Show

Boating Keeps Bounding Along

Spectacle

Big White Year in Colorado

The cold, sparkling months of winter are the time to start a year of outdoor sports celebrations in the Rocky Mountain state

On Buying Boats

In Defense of Buying Boats

In every man, the author holds, there is inevitably a deep and sensible urge to own a boats

By Russell Hoban

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

Strange Ships

Strange Ships from Yesterday

Wonderful World Of Sport

INGREDIENTS FOR A FASTER MILE

PALM SPRINGS MOUNTIES AMBUSH BREAKFAST

SENIOR SET HAS A BALL

CUPS TODAY, MEDALS TOMORROW

Boxing

THINGS WILL NOT BE THE SAME

The facts and the law refute the naive cynics who contend that Jim Norris, stripped of Madison Square Garden and his IBC, still will monopolize boxing through his stooges

By Martin Kane

Horse Racing

A saga to reckon with

In California a fairy-tale horse has caught the fancy of all and risen to the top of his class

By Whitney Tower

Track

Young man on the way up

John Thomas, a 17-year-old with spring steel in his legs, set a world high jump record. But it's just a beginning

By Dean Brelis

Nature

Beaver trouble in Gatineau Park

Canada's national symbol matches wits with rangers and local citizenry in a friendly war between man and beast

By John O'Reilly

Food

'The people's broth'

Cabbage soup, a famed specialty of the Paris food market, can be just as good at home

By Mary Frost Mabon

Golf

On and off the fairways

On the circuit, missed putts cost money, so the search for the perfect putter is endless

By Barry Burn

Tip From The Top

Positioning yourself for breaking putts

By Dick Mayer

Ski Tip

QUESTION: Even though I am a regular skier, I am tired by midafternoon on the slopes. How can I keep up my energy?

By Willy Schaeffler/Ski Coach, University Of Denver

Yale's Whale

Cards

A good code can be cracked

By Charles Goren

Baseball

A couple of moving vans

Casey warned obstreperous Yankees he might hire one and ship a few of them away. But while he talked, two National Leaguers acted. Result: the first big trade of 1959

By Roy Terrell

Whither The Cup?

WHITHER THE CUP?

When 'Sceptre' died in Newport's breezes last September, many thought that the America's Cup died with her. But yachting's greatest trophy is very much alive, as this inside story reveals

By Carleton Mitchell

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

MURIEL DAVIS

'A challenge to perfection'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Harry Phillips

A roundup of the sports information of the week

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

faces in the crowd...