Success Library Volume 4

Success Library Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... stone; (2) To i' sole means to deliver the stone on the ice. ' Soufer--To score a love game; not to allow the opponents to score. Spend lire Sfone--T0 play a wasted shot. S!riking--Hitting with a stone another placed on the tee, with sumcient force to drive it out of the circle. Slug--A shot made by accident. S-wee_fiin_g--Clearing the ice with a besom. (Sec. 8 and 9.) Vhen snow is falling the rink may be swept from tee to tee, but in ordinary cases only from the nearest hog-score. Tee--A point in the ice at the center of the boardhead. Winm--r--The stone lying nearest the tee at any particular moment in the game. TOBOGGANING AND COASTING landscape is covered with his fieecy mantle, the time has come for the reign of coasting, the "king of winter sports." It is then that toboggans and sleds should be brought forth from their storage places, and slides should be prepared to receive the fleet coursers that are to glide swiftly over them. Who has grown so old, or has so far outlived his youth, as to have forgotten the delights of this healthful and invigorating sport? And who among the younger generation has found a modern amusement that gives greater pleasure than the I old-fashioned sport of Coasting, and its more recent out-i growth-Tobogganing? WHEN Winter arrives, in all his glory of ice and snow, and the TOBOGGANING ' MANY years ago the Indians of the northern part of this continent made use of a snow vehicle---a development of the pack ' sled---to which they gave the name Odabagan. In this rude device. made of strips of bark held together by thongs of rawhide, we find the prototype of the light, graceful toboggan, which to-day is a model of mechanical construction. It isrreally a long, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236766326
  • 9781236766328