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Booktalk

As an artist Ray Harm is soaring, but as an author he remains down-to-earth

By Robert Cantwell

The Bitter Pill

IT WAS A BITTER PILL

The pill was a drug called Butazolidin, and tests revealed it had been given to the winner of the Kentucky Derby. Disqualification followed, but that was only the beginning of racing's wildest controversy

By Whitney Tower

TURBINES AND TRAUMA AT INDY

The provocative new STP-Lotuses displayed notable speed as the 500 practice pace quickened at the Speedway, but then in days of agony a turbine driver died, one turbine team quit and the Lotuses were threatened

By Bob Ottum

Elegant Courses

LAST BASTION OF ELEGANCE

On the South Shore of Long Island three old and conservative golf clubs—Shinnecock Hills, the National Golf Links of America and the Maidstone Club—fight to save traditions of the game long since abandoned in many areas

By Alfred Wright

Dick Tiger

DICK TIGER FIGHTS TWO WARS

Taking a temporary leave from Biafra's struggle with Nigeria, the light heavyweight champion gets ready for his own battle of survival against Bob Foster

By Robert Boyle

Today's Students

SCORE ONE FOR TODAY'S STUDENTS

Thirty years of campus observation leads the author, a professor of comparative literature at Rutgers University, to conclude that this generation knows the proper place of sport—and that his did not

By John McCormick

People

PEOPLE

Rugby

Old Blue slashes 'em again

Fifteen ostensibly genteel sportsmen, who comprise the most feared Rugby club in the East, fought their bloody way to victory in Virginia

By Joe Jares

Bridge

Rixi and Fritzi make a swashbuckling pair

By Charles Goren

Track & Field

Lee cools the Mighty Burner

Villanova's impressive sophomore quarter-miler, Larry James, was caught and beaten at the West Coast Relays by powerful Lee Evans of San Jose

By Joe Jares

Sunday Sin

A SUNDAY SIN ON THE RIVER USK

For six days a week Welshmen respect the laws against salmon poaching as much as Americans respected Prohibition. A religious people, however, the Welsh usually suspend poaching activities on Sunday—but not a real baddy like Si√¥n Jones

By Clive Gammon

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Peter Carry

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

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