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\^OMEN'S SNOW FROLICS
By Adelia Belle Beard
1 1 --„.•■■ planned for The women
readers of The Sunday Magazine, is of
the kind to loosen for a time the bonds of
< i/nvention and >ct free the liappy child impulses
lor play that are a part of .<ur rightful inheri
t.«me. " Railroading" is a ~-]>ort in which all
able Ixxlioi!. fun loving wonien^ nun. and chil
dren can take part. an< i y,, u may l>c sure it
will be enjoyed by everyone. It is a country
M>.-rt, :>.s all outdoor frolics
must lie, and if several fami
lies inn your band the fun
v. ill |je j-.:-t that much the
i'lit <>n a short ....
lKx>ts, ..n.l a sweater, if y<>u
'lave one; then tie some
thing warm over your ears;
.iTiii you will lx> so untram
meled and comfortable that
ii.i tear of colds »-r wet skirts
will :n:*r your enjoyments
Sc'.cii an unfrequented bill
lhat is ;_'■■ •■! lor roasting, one
sjot crossed by any dangerous
highway. Xotify your neig'i
t>ors <>! the intended frol>,
•'ii-n vrrt out and make ready
.i.l lilt -i< 1 , O- ».»*, U'll.t^
guns, and whatever c!-c can 1-e v-<<! for eoast
inK . . ■ .
Across the-c«jasting tr.ii k, at intervals ot
..*■ ••:! liny v.irds, stretch lines <•: stout twine
■ r rojie, tying them to treesj fences, or any
thing that will lift them high enough for y<m
«.i^i!v to walk beneatlu From theso lines mis
jr-tk! lengths >>i liright, different colored ril>
!-.ins <ir }i.r.' strips of colored caml>ric, and
havethem ]u>\ l<Vng enough to he l<arely within
reach o< the irutSiretche.! hands of theooasters
.is tiny j;'.i<le under the floating ifnd<J It is
These dangling >tri>i~. lookinj; ):k<- tli«- ""!<av
ijridge" signals on a railroati. that give the
-l,,rt its name.
1..,.]> the ribbons over the lines and stick
the short ends ilown with ]>.t-t<- or glue^ li-av
ing the long ends free, as vhown m Fig. i.
i':.e glue will \>e KiiflU'ient !•> hold the ril>J»ons
in the lines, and .it '.he same time allow ttiem
to !■-• detached easily wlien snatched by the
Prepare the lines l«-tore leaving trie house,
and put .a least half a dosen n!>"i.-.Tis <-n each
.■•;• . When they are Strung u]>, the ril»
•■•■:■.- .:'.■!.}; the lines -until they are one loot
prt uii'l 4i:-t4 i:-t over the track. Have your
nbli'ms sulVniently loiig.^iind. if r.< • e-ary.
ut t| em on after tlwy .tr«' in p'.nc. li your
lines .-ire i-ix feet alwvethe ground the ribfibhs
■.. uld ie uljout one yard iii length: This
all- "■ .. :-' erous 1.-.ji ~.>l the top.
Befinninf the Game
C: ■ numl<T your >]«.,]<,
:■.]■-, and tolioggans, and let each iti turn,
.: ■ . r<li:ig to :1s numi <r, ; rt down the li-.H.
A- .i -'.< ■: passes under a line it srider must make
„ prali !■ r a r:!.':»in. .u;<! if suc«iessful in catch
ing "lit- she mv t ;erk :t rjuiikly off the line,
-■.: '. :t safely away, . » ti • 1 l«e ready for ( the rib
liotf " •! the tiext line wht-ii she waches themj
It i :•.:•..•-•: ■■:•!•.• •v. *•• £ ". !..-i.! -le.l car
n<- ni.-re than •• •• ■ ■ r an.l eai h tries to
se«-ur«- •• -- ■ t
the hriglrt t. -
;::-i;:.:;:ct
i at i h *' <• ril»
\. ■.. •• r .:'. the
. ntu i! moment
•he tr.a<h«Tous
v,: may lift :t
• ■ • .■■,:• ,'i r,.:..h
. w.ivc :t l.»n
omt-
■. .. ■„.»:r-'..l
; i< ■ vvillly •:i
, ■ : ':■■',■:." A- v.v
; ■-. ti-«in"|«>
■ . or '■-•
ji , „ . . . •'■ , r
'■ . ' W:lH;,m
!• ' ... , ■■-,■
■ . • ■.:•:..•.■• in
.... Vi,.
• ■ ••• ■ . :' a I«.y The l»jy in this
■ .!)• v. how to make a snow man?
iv.iv is ti.e ben. They begin by
• ■.'. Lallowr t!w ground "until, gath
•■ ■.' ■ ■■■ .- • •.'■'.'.-. -.*> i-ccomes t'-< l.ir^'e
- . . . „
.- ■ .-. i ! i/e.l. v.n „.' Ic-1.c.'l1 c-1.c.'l foun.la
■■■;'■• :': •■ !arj;«- ' all jiile ?nore snowj
■ " •. ivn ilo-«-]y .i- "."ii w<irk', until
• .. • liar .:i~.\:t foiir'fwt high; then
■.•■•. l.all the jir'.jH-r size v and put it
■:. ■ : : r •••• ].•■,;.). -. r.;]-- and chisel the
■•• ■■■'■]■■ viJtli a - J !n;^:<- or troweL
"!. ■ '. lal:<" !J . lo\V la/dcstal. '•'•■^' Ws
SUNDAY MAGAZINE FOR DECEMBER JO, I9O*
feet <i<>se together and amis fol<!e<] on Tiis
breast. When finished he should look -om< -
thing like Fig. 2. Carve out hi features or
iim' pieces of broken twigs to indicate them]
If it i^ ■■..•■•..< give the snow boy ..
shower Iwth of cold water, which will ...
the snow ami ••„-•■■ face from lieing
battered entirely out of sliape by the missiles
for which he will stand .i- target. Balance a
red apple on the top „t hi
hcad, and he will be ready
for the game!
Divide yor.r party into
two sides, or let each player
play for ..... \>r>>
vide your ammunition m
sTinw tall Hat h player
must have an equal number
of balls. The object of the
game is to knock the apple
from the boy's head with a
snow ball thrown from a
given distanced and the side
1 r player, goring the great
est niimU-r of successful
-hots wins the game. Th«
distance froni which the ball
. rc : td be thrown should be
decided by the ability of
the players. lit teen tut is al>out as far as
the liiexperiem ed hi!] i-e able t" make a fair
shotJ When the distance has bttn agreed
upon a line tr.u-t be made over which no
player may ~tcj> while taking her turn.
When the apple is knocked ofi the Itoy's
head it must I*- replace*!; and if broken by
the shut another should lie supplied.
i. ..■ 'i player is entitled to three consecutive
shots in one turn; and when sides are taken
the turns must alternated First a player on
one side throws h<r three balls, scoring each
tune she knocks oil .... then a 1 player
«>n the other <ide has !u-r turn: aft« r her the
play reverts to the first -i<ie. ami so on until
the ammunition is used up and the game tmi-.
Another Fine Sport
TUXT UK fifty fiM.t race is the j<.lHc-t kind of
winter spi irt.lor.it warms the bloodand
makes the cheeks glow with exercise and
laughter. It is almost as easy to carry out the
rart\ without e\ir. :-..• .is without laughter^ for
it is wry funny.
>riort -kirt<. warm leggings, and over-h.*-<
are nei'essary lor the game, as a tumble in the
soft -Tiow is very likely *o> occur; aiidi if deep
and dry, the snow will rise in clouds .;S you
force".your^j;ay i t_hrough it. »'!,<■. ~~ c > an ..]".en.
level piece <■! ground where the snow is *|uit«
untrodden and, without crossing it. irTark a
starting line at one end of t!>.c field and a
finishing line fifty feet i<eyond. Set up two
stakes with colore<l streamers' or little !!aj;-,
at each end «>f the finishing line, and let two
judges stand one at each stake.
Prepare a simple prize for the winner of t! •
R.in — anything will <ic . .-.- 1< ing as it gives s< ni« -
thing to strive for and denotes victory, and
have another, a comical one, --111 h as n leather
ortmme,lal. f..rthe b. ..by prize.
Jhe contestants mu-t stand m a r> « . each
with hVr.right f'"t ■'■.■'•■••;•■■
The starting line. When all are m place, let
s<ime one > all out
slowly and dis
tinctly, "Atten
tion!" Are you
r.-..,!v : .;..•-■ At
the word the
racers must -t.irt
to ri'.ii. \\ . 1 ! k , or
}'!•■«. through th<
-now. They may
. hi mse -...•■
i-.,!t, i.ir tlii- is „
go-asjyou-pl< asi
raceandit doesn't
matter in 1 rii
least how they
get there; the
thing is to r< ... h
the goal in th.
-hoftest ,K,.S,ble
tune, it will m t
i,- ,asy gomg.
.... 11 • !.e m:i W
■s only mx inches
deepi and in tl.< ir
desjKrate ctlorts
to win the ]'!av
.r< will flounder
..bout in the
:!;. »-t absurd jnaiP
:.< r.
No ..11, wanii*
• < :i;.,i!< for Miow
;!nft> • r < i!.< r im
i'i-Ui-i'iTntsj Ifered
1 V tt c a. ..T!..r
When a player c:i<<. inters .. ..-.xv .Intt - ; .<
must manage to get thro.sgh ..- i t -t
tan, or, if she prefers she jiiay t..k«- i.< r
chances of in. iking lietti rtii:.< \>\ gi :nj. ..roun.!
the drift
The first player to <r. -s the l:ri»- w.th i • tli
f.et is the ..--.••■.. ..:.■': ■...:?.- the
....... la^t :■ r> ... i, :t :•■ th<'
" bitobv and should be *.«-r«-m«<nior,Klv ; -r> -
.ente-lwith the tin me.:..l
It is th<- duty of the iii.U' - !■■ '•■ ti,..: :•>■
linel is fairly. crrjfsed iii>ll • ..-• -'. a;i.l th< i'-ird
and fast rule ••■... is :!,..: :.•• }'...■■• r
may drop out, once ii.c ha btarttd :. :•■
rate.
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Mode! L
repn ?nts a car in man; ways superior t< 19 ' Model F — and Model Fis
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tant improvements >v . ■ ■• . : ■■ our 29 years' i/umulative experience
have hrought the produc: ot our famous Hartford factories up to the highest
j'-.'i 1 : effi« iencv.
SPECIFICATIONS:
MOTOR: Four c\iiruirr ; vertical; water
tooled ; all gears encased — valves all me
tii.ir.il ailv operated and interchangeable —
;;-^o h. p. Carburetor special design,
very flexible. |iiiii;> ■; ark ignition. 1 *r< -

CLUTCH: Inverted com type of large
diamrter.
TRANSMISSION: Sliding gear !\je
with three tj't-tMs ahead and reverse.
DRIVE: Through a propeller shaft, pinion
nd bevel gear to the rear axle.
LUBRICATION: By a special oiler lo
cated undei the hixi.i, driven by belt from
the cam sliafr, with sight feed on the dash.
FRONT AXLE: Solid forging made of
sji-iij; .-.ted of the I-beam type.
REAR AXLE: Of solid steel running on
Lrge ball bearings in tut-ular sleeve.
Price Fully Equipped, $2,750
(Extension Top $150, Extra
Pope Manufacturing Company
HARTFORD. CONN.
Vie exhibit in New York at Mad, son Square Garden only. January 12-19.
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HOOD: Improved design. Front guards
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