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Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972, March 17, 1957, Image 198

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Sweeping Sport
TIME WAS WHEN brooms were associated with witches,
but nowadays you're more likely to And them wielded
by showgirls, and not for housecleaning, either. Latest
winter sport to originate in the Catskill Mountain resort
area is broom ball, a kind of ice hockey with brooms
replacing hockey sticks. A natural affinity between females
and broom handles has resulted in most broom ball teams
made up of shapely lasses.
Like ice hockey, the new game is played on skates,
and the girls need plenty of speed and maneuverability,
since they wear no heavy protective clothing. Only the
goalies wear regulation hockey gloves to guard their
hands. A soccer ball is used, crisscrossed with strips of
black tape so the players can see it against the white
background of ice. The game is played in three periods
of 10 minutes each, with 5-minute intervals for rest and
« renewal of lipstick. These pictures show a game at
Grossingers, N. Y.
is
W \ just like mopping up the
|l kitchen—but more fun—
-1 Maureen Reynolds shoves
the broom boll goalward.
.k «. i
Maureen and Shirley Linde are swinging at the ball
and not each other in a "hot" moment on the ice.
MORE tICTURES ON OPPOSITE PAGE
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gyjSSSI KUsbury
Icebox Cookies
Just slice and bake . . . this fast
way to your child’s with
fresh icebox cookie dough . . .
better than a a home recipe . . . fills your
kitchen with delightful "Gimme one!” aroma . . .
Pleases the in your life
with crunchy-crisp home-baked cookies
in just 9 minutes
Makes up to dozen (depending on
how you slice ’em.)
Pillsbury Icebox
your grocer’s dairy case such an
easy way to say "Mommy loves you!”
•l delicious flavors ■
Butterscotch Nut Coconut
rue SUNDAY STAX MAGAZINE. WASHINGTON, D C.. MAXCH 17. 1957

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