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February 16, 1959 Table Of Contents

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Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS February 13 to February 19

Daytona

NEW HOME FOR SPEED

A first look at one of the world's finest auto racing tracks, and probably the fastest of all, which gets its christening next week in the Speed Week at Daytona Beach

By Kenneth Rudeen

Spectacle

Fight Night at the Garden

At one time a noble and noisy fight arena, Madison Square Garden is now a mausoleum inhabited by a lonely crowd

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

THE HEART OF THE PROBLEM

Wonderful World Of Sport

'GOT TO GET TO RIO'

High in the rigging a sailor clears a halyard on 'Ondine' as she beats up to Rio in winter's longest race. For more balmy weather, more salt spray south of the equator

MATINEE IN PENNSYLVANIA

SURRENDER OF THE ASHES

THE END OF A 60-YEAR REIGN

NEW HOPES ARE ABOUNDING ON THE COURTS

U.S. youngsters are again showing the kind of zest for tennis that produced the greats of yesterday. The former Davis Cup Captain here previews some prospective champions of tomorrow

By William F. Talbert

Horse Racing

Johnny comes riding home...

Although injury and age have tried to slow him down, 49-year-old Jockey Johnny Longden continues on his winning ways

By James Murray

Fishing

The miracle of the bass

The amazing story of the Santee-Cooper lakes in South Carolina where the salty striper is thriving in fresh water

By John O'Reilly

Ski Tip

QUESTION: How can I keep my skis from wandering during a schuss and chattering during turns on icy snow and steep hills?

By Willy Schaeffler/Ski Coach, University Of Denver

Skiing

Of ice and death

The Alpine sun turned the ski run to icy hardness and set the stage for triumph and disaster

By Robert Ball

Sporting Look

Rebel with a cause

By Fred R. Smith

Food

Savory supper for card players

As a short interlude between sessions of serious bridge, this hostess plans a simple but delightful meal

By Mary Frost Mabon

Tip From The Top

Down and through on the chip

By Morgan Jones

Cards

The odds are a man's best friend

By Charles Goren

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

LYMAN AND LOUISE WAKEFIELD

'Something for the whole family'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Harry Phillips

A roundup of the sports information of the week

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

faces in the crowd...