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Booktalk

Illegal, true—but also profitable and respectable. That is the Irish Sweepstake

By Robert Cantwell

Yesterday

Happy Poverty on Catalina

During the Depression summer jobs—if available—paid little, but this one had other compensations

By Dolly Connelly

TV Talk

The networks cautiously avoided the World Cup, to the profit of closed-circuit TV

By Wilfrid Sheed

AAU Track

NO! NOT JOHN SMITH!

The name has served as an alias for thousands, but last weekend a real John Smith checked in, the UCLA sophomore nipping Lee Evans in the 440 (left) in an AAU championship notable for surprises

By Pat Putnam

A TORNADO WITH A NEW TWIST

The stubborn Texans of Lubbock dug out from under the rubble left by a catastrophic storm and produced the kind of All-America football game the coaches always hoped for but never before could achieve

By William F. Reed

Aces

NO ONE COULD TRUMP THE ACES

First they were the Dallas Aces, then the U.S. Aces, and now the world is theirs after they easily beat the best bridge teams from three continents. It was America's first victory in 16 years

By Walter Bingham

Money From The Bank

DREDGING MONEY FROM THE BANK

Aragonite worth billions is being mined in the Bahamas. Sometimes on a clear day you can't see the bottom

By Coles Phinizy

New Tintype Heroes

People

PEOPLE

Baseball

In Montreal they love Le Grand Orange

The Expos knew they were getting a good ballplayer when they traded for Rusty Staub, but not in their happiest dreams could they have imagined what a valuable ambassador of goodwill they had in the redhead

By Mark Mulvoy

THE WEEK

By Roy Blount Jr.

Horse Racing

Playing the cinco-seis in San Juan

Off-track betting may be poison here, but it works in Puerto Rico

By Whitney Tower

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 J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert Creamer

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