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FOR THE RECORD

Feb. 06, 1956
Feb. 06, 1956

Table of Contents
Feb. 6, 1956

Events & Discoveries
The Russians Take Over At Cortina
Duck Hunting
Avery Brundage: Part II
Sport In Art
FCA Rally
Plum Creek

FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING
Stirling Moss, England, and CARLOS MENDITE-GUY, Argentina, in Maserati with 96.05 mph avg. for 1,000 kms., Buenos Aires sports car classic.

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BOXING

Roky Calhoun, 10-round decision over Jerry Luedee, middleweights, New York.
Mike Dejohn, 2-round TKO over Emil Brtko, heavyweights, Pittsburgh.
Willie Troy, 10-round split decision over Del Flanagan, middleweights, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Artie Towne, 10-round decision over Charlie Chase, middleweights, Holyoke, Mass.
Henry (Pappy) Gault, 7-round TKO over Jimmy Calcutt, bantamweights, Spartanburg, S.C.
Virgil Akins, 8-round TKO over Mel Barker, welterweights, East St Louis, Ill.

DOG SHOWS
Ch. Elblac's bugle of hastern (English cocker spaniel), owned by Muriel A. Quigley, Upper Montclair, N.J., best-in-show, Baltimore.

FIELD TRIALS

(Natl. Field Trial Club Championships, Canton, Miss.)

Volcano, owned by Marc F. Mitchell, Llano, Calif., Free-for-All champion.
Jeff of arkansas, owned by G. B. Oliver, Little Rock, Ark. Derby Crown.

FIGURE SKATING

(Middle Atlantic Championships, New York)

Kar N Hepp, Englewood, N.J., senior ladies' title.
Bruce E. Heiss, New York, junior men's title.
Sydney & Eleanor Reiss, Brooklyn, N.Y., senior dance title.

GOLF
Roberto De Vicenzo, Mexico City, Jamaica open, with 260 for 72 holes, Kingston, Jamaica.

HANDBALL
Morris Singer, San Pedro, Calif., over Les Bostwick, 21-17, 16-21, 21-2, Natl. YMCA singles championship, Bremerton, Wash.

HARNESS RACING
Gelinotte, $34,000 Prix d'Amerique trot, 1 5/8 m. in 3:33.7, Vincennes, France.

HORSE RACING
Switching on, $26,600 Palm Beach Handicap, 7 f., by 1½ lengths, in 1:24, Hialeah Pk., Fla. Bobby Ussery up.

SPEED SKATING

(Natl. Outdoor speed skating championships, St. Paul, Minn.)

Ken Bartholomew, Minneapolis, senior men's title.
Pat Gibson, Madison, Wis., senior women's title.

TENNIS

(Scandinavian indoor championships, Stockholm)

Budge Patty, Paris, over Sven Davidson, Sweden, 6-1, 13-11, 6-2, men's singles.
Angela Mortimer, England, over Althea Gibson, New York, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, women's singles.

(Hollywood Beach Tournament, Hollywood, Fla.)

Vic Seixas, Philadelphia, over Ed Moylan, Trenton, N.J., 6-3, 6-3, men's singles.
Shirley Fry, Akron, Ohio, over Marilyn Stock, Miami, 6-0, 6-2, women's singles.

(Australian Natl. Championships, Brisbane.)
Lew Hoad and KEN ROSEWALL, over Don Candy and Mervyn Rose, 10-8, 13-11, 6-4, men's doubles.

BASKETBALL

(Natl. Basketball Assn.)

EASTERN DIVISION

1. Philadelphi
W-29; L-15
Pct.: .659

Bost.
120-104

Syr.
112-100
89-100

Min.
108-85

Ft. W.
85-99

2. Boston
W-26; L-19
Pct.: .578

Phila.
104-120

Ft. W.
100-101
97-106

Roch.
126-119
112-103

3. New York
W-22; L-22
Pct.: .500

Minn.
95-104

Roch.
93-111

Ft. W.
91-92

Syr.
99-95

4. Syracuse
W-20; L-25
Pct.: .444

Phila.
100-112
100-89

St. L.
85-93

N.Y.
95-99

WESTERN DIVISION

1. Ft. Wayne
W-26; L-18
Pct.: .591

Bost.
101-100
106-97

N.Y.
92-91

Phila.
99-85

2. Rochester
W-20; L-27
Pct.: .426

St. L.
106-114

N.Y.
111-93

Bost.
119-126
103-112

3. Minneapolis
W-19; L-27
Pct.: .413

N.Y.
104-95

Phila.
85-108

St. L.
107-114

4. St. Louis
W-17; L-26
Pct.: .395

Roch.
114-116

Syr.
93-85

Minn.
114-107

HOCKEY

(Natl. Hockey League)

1. Montreal
W-30; L-12; T-8
Pts.: 68

Boston
1-5, 6-1

Detroit
1-1


2. Detroit
W-21; L-13; T-14
Pts.: 56

New York
3-2

Chicago
7-0

Montreal
1-1

3. New York
W-24; L-16; T-7
Pts.: 55

Detroit
2-3

Toronto
3-1

Chicago
6-2

4. Toronto
W-17; L-25; T-7
Pts.: 41

Chicago
3-1

New York
1-3

Boston
1-3

5. Chicago
W-14; L-27; T-9
Pts.: 37

Toronto
1-3

Detroit
0-7

New York
2-6

6. Boston
W-13; L-26; T-9
Pts.: 35

Montreal
5-1, 1-6

Toronto
3-1