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WINTER SPORT; ICE-BOATING AT MIfcE A MINUTE
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Ice yachts that have not had a chance to show their speed for
years have been hauled out of retirement during'the cold weather
and everywhere that ice covers rivers ahdjalces.the fleet white
winged craft have been beating the wind. .:,.'
In this photograh, the ice yacht is shown on two runners, just
as she has started to " come about." In the ice yacht races .on the
Hudson, where a straight course can "be laid out, a speed of 50 to 60
miles an hour has been obtained and frequently the frail looking
craft race with the fastest N. Y. C. trains for miles.
o o .
Burglars work at night, per
haps, so they wont have to lose
any time looking at hand-painted
china that may be onthe walls.
Moscow, Russia, has a munici
pal pawnshop. Hope one isn't
started here, someone might