BAD WEATHER IS THE BEST—FOR DUCKS
The floods that brought destruction and black headlines to the northeastern U.S. failed to stop George Wilbur (left) and Selden Lane and hundreds of other duck hunters who turned out for the opening day of the duck season near the town of Catskill, N.Y. Shooting through wind and rain in newly created swamps, Wilbur showed a keen eye and bagged his legal limit of four by noon.
BEAUTY AND BRAWN PUT ON A SHOW
The strongest man in the world flexed his biceps to raise money, and some of the prettiest girls in U.S. sport also furnished helping hands as the Olympic Committee sponsored a sports carnival in New York
World champion Paul Anderson of Toccoa, Ga. presses 380 pounds before admiring fellow athletes. The week before, Anderson set world record press of 410 pounds.
October 31, 1955
Championship skater Carol Heiss, 15, of New York smiles at crowd after figure skating exhibition. In 1955 world championship she was runner-up to Tenley Albright, who also performed in carnival.
Team drill, an Olympic event in women's gymnastics, is performed by members of the New York Turn Verein as they toss rubber balls in unison. Girls' act drew appreciative cries from crowd of 10,000.
While 44,000 waited in the stands of the Orange Bowl for the Miami-TCU game to start last week, another scene—rarely captured by the camera—was taking place in the Orange Bowl's locker room as Miami's team prepared for the field
Coach Andy Gustafson, onetime Pitt star and former West Point backfield coach, clenches his fist for emphasis as the Miami players listen respectfully, then kneel and bow their heads in prayer (right). Immediately after, team ran out to the field, lost game 21-19.