Sport: Bluenose

Last week's races for the Dennis Cup, international racing trophy of North Atlantic fishing schooners, may be the last. When the series was over, Bluenose, Canadian defender sailed by Capt. Angus Walters, had beaten Capt. Ben Pine's Gertrude L. Thebaud in three races, one of which did not count because neither boat finished inside the six-hour limit for the race.

Fishermen agreed that the spars of a boat which could beat Bluenose were still in a tree, that the Thebaud was handicapped mainly by her size. But since even the Thebaud is too big...

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