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19th Hole: Some New Readers Comment On Vol. 1, No. 1
August 30, 1954
SIRS: YOU'VE SCORED TOUCHDOWN, HOME RUN, GOAL, STRIKE, EAGLE, ACE, RINGER, CHECKERED'FLAG, KNOCKOUT, FALL, ROUGE, HAT TRICK, CHECKMATE WITH YOUR FIRST ISSUE. ELMER BLASCO ST. LOUIS
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August 30, 1954

19th Hole: Some New Readers Comment On Vol. 1, No. 1

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Sirs:
On page 84 you say that James A. Nai-smith's invention of basketball was "the only game purely American in its origin." Canadians may take exception of this since—although the game was invented in the U.S.—Dr. Naismith was a Canadian, born at Almonte, near Canada's capital city.
OWEN G. GRANT
Ottawa, Ontario

•All praise to Canada.—ED.

LADLE RAT ROTTEN HUT

Sirs:
Weave scene spores ill U.S. straight Eden lichen moron weekend worst fur.

Pick shores, riding, layette eggshell aunt. Sir queue lay shun Serutan clime rafter wonder too moor is youse lake diction.
Congress elations!
Sin yearly,
FRANC END AILING WHALE TUN
New York

Sirs:
Corn graduations onager furs tissue. Weal lobe dit!

Eft err necks tissues arras gut aster furs, yonder nor zircon stances willy mizzen additions!
MR. and MRS. CHARLES W. WELLS
Sacramento, Calif.

Sirs:
Eyeglasses arrows dew warts inure sorry bout Ladle Rat Rotten Hut; mainly "window" and "and." Hazard spoof-pleader slep top?
Since eerily,
RICHARD E. JENKS
Ridgewood, N.J.

•Co-wrecked, spoof-pleader slept top. Shoulder raid "widow" ant "ant."—HEAD.

Sirs:
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is swell! We especially enjoyed the stories "The Baseball Bubble Trouble" and "Anybody Got a Solly Hemus?"

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