Bigger Than Jumbo

P. T. Barnum and Tex Rickard would have stared in envy. They had staged many a flamboyant spectacle during Madison Square Garden's 70-year history. But last week, in his red-carpeted, walnut-paneled president's office, John Reed Kilpatrick, 58, beamed happily over the biggest thing yet to come the Garden's way.

For the fourth time in its life, the Garden was about to get a new home, this time a $25,000,000 one. It will be three times as big as the present Garden (built in 1925), and will cover two city blocks (between 58th and...

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