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September 21, 1959 | Volume 11, Issue 12

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September 21, 1959 | Charles Goren
Some thoughts on defensive bidding, in which our bridge expert points out that while counterattacking is vital it must never be done without a definite purpose in mind

September 21, 1959 | Charles Goren
1 Pass. Despite the fact that your hand is the equal of an opening bid it would not be safe for you to over-call with two hearts. If the trumps are massed against you a 500 or 700 set is not...

September 21, 1959 | Evan Jones
From the town of Satoraljaujhely, above the Bodrog River, comes this authentic and delicious Hungarian paprika recipe

September 21, 1959 | Arthur R. Murphy Jr.
In July the Equitable Life Assurance Society celebrated its 100th .anniversary at Madison Square Garden with a four-day convention attended by more than 5,000 agents, officials and employees of...

September 21, 1959 | Tex Maule
U.S. track men, worn at the end of a long season, explain their subpar performances

September 21, 1959 | Grancel Fitz

September 21, 1959 | Ed Ellinger
Galobar, a 2-year-old quarter horse, sprints down a straightaway to win the country's richest race per yard

September 21, 1959 | Gwilym Brown
Out on Nantucket a very special camp is solving one of golf's toughest problems

September 21, 1959 | William Barry Furlong

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BOATING—MOGU, owned by Fred S. Guggenheimer, kicked off 1959-60 Florida Ocean Racing season by taking 50-mile Tampa-Sarasota race.

September 21, 1959
Bertha Ragan, 35, pitcher for the Stratford, Conn. Raybestos Brakettes Softball team, hurled two no-hitters, plus two other shutouts, for second straight women's soft-ball world championship at...

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11—Walter Daran13—Ted Kell-Herald Tribune, A.P., C. Hadley Smith, John G. Hemmer, Michael Cipriani-Yonkers Raceway14—Richard Meek, Herb Scharfman19—Harry Redl, U.P.I., John G. Zimmerman22—Herb...

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BOXING—New York State Athletic Commission opened its retrospective investigation of background of the June heavyweight championship fight by suspending license of Cus D'Amato, Floyd Patterson's...

September 21, 1959 | Les Woodcock

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Sirs:After reading your article : (SI, Sept. 7), I feel that it needs correction in a few minor respects, as it relates to the so-called Olmedo incident during the National Clay Courts matches at...

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'In an atmosphere of learning'

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All times are E.D.T.

September 21, 1959 | Roy Terrell
The most hectic pennant race in years poses the biggest questions in baseball. This week the three teams fighting for the National League lead meet to find out the answers

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Blessed with a couple of days off at home in the September pennant race, the Los Angeles Dodgers, almost to a man-and-wife, happily fell in with an invitation from the Duke Sniders: come on down...

September 21, 1959 | William F. Talbert
An Aussie and a Brazilian won the U. S. tennis titles as the natives just watched

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When Neale Fraser, the tall, muscular 25-year-old from Melbourne, Australia walked off the stadium court at Forest Hills last Sunday afternoon he was the fourth Australian in a row to take home...

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By definition the dog days are those late-summer days especially characterized by sultry weather. So they were for the Westchester Kennel Club's 42nd Annual Dog Show at Purchase, N.Y., which fell...

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Wilbur Clark, chairman of Las Vegas' Tournament of Champions, explaining why the tournament is dropping its Calcutta pool (in which spectators "buy" a golfer, then share in the collected money...

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Because they are all suffering from the same ailment, one common to both the burlesque stage and the comic strip, the four sportsmen pictured above may seem pretty funny fellows. "Hey," their best...

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When the sounds of summer have stilled to the whispering whoosh of the last automobile bringing home the last vacationer; when Labor Day is past and the once crowded beaches are bare but for a...

September 21, 1959
As time runs out on practice fields the nation awaits the triumphs and vicissitudes of the new football season

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Deepened colors, exuberant cheerleaders, the gala look of a floodlit stadium are prime ingredients in the South's favorite after-dark festivity

September 21, 1959 | Alfred Wright

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September 21, 1959 | Red Grange

September 21, 1959 | Red Grange
The first week's games

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They may be small and they may belong to either the NCAA or NAIA, but it is hard to beat them for spirit and enthusiasm

September 21, 1959 | Roy Terrell

September 21, 1959 | Jimmy Jemail
JESS NEELYHead football coachRice InstituteNo. Football players are an important part of the student body. If they are segregated they're nothing but athletes. Scholastic work becomes secondary. I...

September 21, 1959 | Esther Brown