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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

A Rose Bowl quiz to stimulate the memory and increase the knowledge of casual fans and armchair experts

By Mary Ann Gould

Yesterday

A Bunch of Farmers Upset Football Tradition

They all laughed when Alabama went to the 1926 Rose Bowl, but when the game was over, nobody looked down on southern teams again

By Dave Anderson

Lusitania

WAS THERE A GUN?

When a U-boat sank the 'Lusitania' in 1915 the Allies denounced Germany for the murder of an unarmed vessel. But the question still persists: Was she truly defenseless? An American explorer, John Light, has tried to find out. Recently Kenneth MacLeish, son of Poet-Playwright Archibald MacLeish and an accomplished scuba diver, went down to search the wreck with Light. Here is him report

Persian Hunt

A LADY HUNTS WITH THE SHAH

The modern king of ancient Persia recaptures for an American visitor the adventure and elegance of sport in one of the world's oldest civilizations

By Virginia Kraft

Non-Organization

THE NON-ORGANIZATION BOY

There are a few grown-ups around who remember living a not-so-organized childhood—one in which they were in charge of a good deal of their time. There is little evidence that the boys (or girls) suffered thereby. On the contrary, what they did with their time and a few old boards and wheels was, as the concoctions here show, often pure genius and always fun. It still can be

Design

WAY OUT OUT WEST: NEW DESIGNS FOR THE SEA...

Bridge

A fine test for those who dare face the facts

By Charles Goren

College Football

Plays are the thing in the major bowls

With nine of the 10 top-ranked teams in the U.S. pitted against one another, only the schools with truly brilliant offenses can expect to win this year

By William Leggett

Two hot games in the Deepfreeze bowls

By John Underwood

Pro Football

Dallas is a loud success with its silent quarterback

Len Dawson, who almost never speaks, is the principal reason why the Texans are favored to win the AFL championship game this week

By Tex Maule

Basketball

The Bearcats solve a problem for Ed

Cincinnati Coach Ed Jucker was worried as his defending champions faced their first tough foe of the season—but his team wasn't. Playing their precise, deliberate best, the Bearcats whipped Kansas State

By Arlie W. Schardt

Frank Merriwell

FRANK MERRIWELL'S TRIUMPH

HOW YALE'S GREAT ATHLETE CAPTURED AMERICA'S FANCY, or, PURIFIED THE PENNY DREADFULS AND BECAME IMMORTAL

By Robert H. Boyle

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Departments

SCORECARD

HEIRS TO THE GREAT TRADITION

THE CHALLENGE AND RISK IN BEING A CHAMPION