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May 31, 1971 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

Beef jerky: a convenience food that a customer can sink his teeth into—barely

By Lyn Gilbert

Booktalk

'Camp and Trailer Guide' is the friend in need to a family on the open road

By Marshall Lumsden

Sizzling Start

OFF TO A SIZZLING START

A GARDEN OF VERSATILE STARS

By Roy Blount

Fiesta

'WHAT A FIESTA WE WILL HAVE!'

That's what Pedro Baptista is telling his horse, Canonero, on the eve of the Belmont Stakes as they plot to run off with the Triple Crown and complete their stunning rout of U.S. racing

By William F. Reed

Slide-Rule Boys

The Slide-Rule Boys At Indy

A couple of college chaps, Roger Penske and Mark Donohue, go into Saturday's Indianapolis 500 with the fastest racer ever to appear there and a faith that science can beat old black magic

By Robert F. Jones

Bass Pond

NOT A PLACE THAT APPEALS TO EVERYONE

But the stump-filled waters and oozy edges of Shirley Mill Pond are a paradise to dedicated bass fishermen—and devoted poachers

By Ellington White

Not A Nyickl

OUT OF THIS I AM GETTING NOT A NYICKL

But many a dime he gets as George Parnassus rises at dawn, picks up his phone and shows why he is boxing's hottest matchmaker

By Roy Blount

Baseball

A dropout with a big future

Burt Hooton of Texas pitches his last game and awaits pro offers

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK

By Sandy Treadwell

Hockey

An old custom at customs

The Stanley Cup, a trophy that rarely escapes from Montreal custody, returned again last week as the Canadiens prevailed against Chicago

By Mark Mulvoy

Bridge

Two for the Aces in Taipei

After losing to the French in qualifying rounds, the Aces beat them handily in the finals to capture their second straight world title

By Richard Frey

Rocket

ROCKET HEARD ROUND THE WORLD

With his arsenal of high-powered shots, Rodney (Rocket) Laver is outasight—up, up and away ahead of anyone else who has ever played the game of tennis

By John Underwood

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Frank Deford

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