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July 20, 1959
July 20, 1959

Table of Contents
July 20, 1959

Coming Events
  • Scoring at the meet (5,3,2,1) helps the weaker team, since the entrant finishing fourth and last is automatically credited with a possibly undeserved point. But this will not prevent victory for either our men or the Russian women. Here, says Tex Maule, is the probable order of finish in each of the 32 events

Horse Racing
Harness Racing
Horse Show
Golden Gate
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

faces in the crowd...

Jessica Newberry, 20, pretty Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. equestrienne, invited by Germany's Olympic Medalist Liselott Linsenhoff to train with her, upset hostess in S test, took second in Grand Prix at Aachen.

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Martin Lauer, West German engineering student who usually warms up with acrobatics, toppled two world hurdle records at Zurich when he clipped off 110 meters in 13.2 and 200 meters around turn in 22.5.

Tom Falkenburg, 34, brilliant junior tennis champion during early 1940s but now a weekend player, hustled his chubby 210 pounds around court to win the Mississippi State Open title again this year.

Jo Anne Gunderson, tomboyish Arizona State sophomore, proved equally adept with irons and woods in Western Amateur at Chicago, beating Marjorie Lindsay 6 and 4 after holing 60-foot chip shot on 32nd hole.

Kerry Foye, sandy-haired, 15-year-old skipper from Squantum, Mass., added another to 120 trophies he already has, sailing off with National Junior Turnabout title at nearby Quincy for second year in row.

Duke of Windsor was presented with a silver bowl by the duchess when his wrinkled but impeccable pug Impy won first prize in the Cruft's of Europe international dog show held at Deauville, France.

Fred Hutchinson, 39, former Detroit and St. Louis manager, moved up from eighth-place Seattle to replace Mayo Smith of seventh-place Cincinnati. Said Hutchinson: "I'm in kind of an embarrassing position."