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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ER SPORT SEASON OPENS IN PICTURESQUE QUEBEC is SjiSfisS Sfe t- s couRnsY art r V s "X oufirtsY t (1) Watching the Parade ia frMt of the CJia- teau FroBteaac, (2) Taking: tang ski jtmp. (3) Soldier MI skis. (4) Preparing the thrffl on the Dufferia Terrace (5) Ski-iag partj-. An set for the race, (7) Fair sex enjey the CarrfvaL (8) We are Seren. (9) Mtes. t 1 (10) The fawxis Tobotput SlUe Chateau Frontraae in backgnmad. (11) lee-bMDd in Quebec Harbor. (12) A little difficulty. (14) WaiefciBf the frolics. n v k'V r U, rfi t JB" K i L. x> MYCfunnsr A ''n (A r i'x> 'Li ffv. ff. AMERICAN JACKIES i I r-i 1 LZs-L. 'I kfc< X< "Here -we KO by -Tireless shouted-an American Jackie as be and.Uiree companions boardeil a land going loboggan at. the top of Quebec's bis Winter Carnival to'jojBiU slide, "Is it I asked, glancing from the three gllsteaiug tracks toward Ter- race and Iho Chateau Frontcnac far below. The dazzling winter sun waj reflected frpui Ice-clad heights from -which ;de t'roBlenac defied tho fleet of Sir Wllllim 230. years ago, and from tho great fco fields ebbing seaward down the luresque SI. Lawrence. Intrenched on Ihc limo heights, too. In 1775, General Carleton and lib Lvitlsh trcops repelled the attack of Arnold and Montgomery, the In- vading army representing Britain's revolting in the thirteen original slates. "Is 11 fast safd tho Jackie. "Huh! An aeroplane Is Tin Lizzie' by com- parison. K-z-z-z-zl Zlppl Tils slide is regular wireless stuff. Call mo back, or havo me paged, please. Aw revwah, moosoohl" And with happy yell and a British (lag In ono hand and "Old Glory" In the olher, four from Florida, Kansas, Oregon and Now York, shot away from Hie Citadel, and 'In seconds wcro a fjuar- ter of a. rallo dlsiant, ratxeil up In a. most beautiful "spill" ibc bollora of tho BlWe. Those boys were but four of s big dclach- menl from, eight liaglo boats oil rouic frora Detioit to Florida and cnughl In the ice al Quebec until ncjt Spring, and Oicy were doing Yankee levcl-bfai (o belp Quebec opcu ILi big Winter Sports Carnival, In Iho year .1520. Tho night before Uicy had turned hut for lljo MS parede which formally Klirtcd (ho carniv.il and had march-' ed tliroiiiih Quebec's quaint" narrow streets with hundreds of snowsbofcrs and dressed In Iheir plciurtsriiio costumes arid carrying colored lights. During ths vrnr. (Jucbec, like tho resl of Canada, had no heart (or winter iporls, but ENJOY SPORTS 'he Is sow in pre-war form and the Winter Sports Committee has arranged a tpleodM program ercry wfiek-cnd ajfd week-day from now uulll well post the middle of February. IJeyqnd question, tho D-.iflcrln -jboupin.slide Is tie belt Quc-beo haa erer bad, and It has DO equal In North America. Tba curlers are busy on several ilnia, tiert are hockey every night, noowshoe and ski clubs take lone tramps acroes the country with the best of Enow and ice undor fool; every great winter sport Is htiag en- loycd to the Until. Society dances toboggans at Ihe Chitesu, takes Its te.i and vlails Iho Innumerable points of in- terosl. In North. oWest and quaint. 'it city, Now and then the mercury fakes a drop liclow zero, but on many all Ibo sporla may be enjoyed with discomfort whatever. Quebec's sun is warn and Intensely bright when It Bhincs and be- neath it Quebec's manllo of crmina seems studded with millions of Jewels Tho big days of the Winter carnival offl- dally proclaimed by Mayor Uvlgueur, ars m I 6 17' On Feb- will be a great parade of Quebec's mowaboe Uuba with allegoric cars, big aiuoktr nrcworkfi. In tbo evcnlnB ths St. Patrick Hockey loam will meet Iho Arena team. On Sunday, the Iho "Union Canadlennc dcs lUquctlcura" will titko part in a nioat church parade, there tbC 'C0 ilili for and BMilbmeti.3 A" iMDoh'wn and smoker will wind up a very busy There will lio sreat variety of snorU and social fcattirea for Feb. 15 ami 17 and Ibo Wlnlcr Carnival rill close on 1'ie ParadncS KCb' ;