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December 05, 1969 - Image 28

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The Michigan Daily, 1969-12-05

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Page Eighteen


Friday, December 5, 1969

A great, prizewinning overland, long, long ski race
MANY ORIENTAL and Oriental- Death Valley trail, covering a wide On this lengthy journey, pro- ran out, although Peas claimed the quality of the first but is still
oriented fanatics have pro- variety of exotic scenery over an visions must be selected with ex- they were evaporated by a strange enticing. The winner receives the
posed disciplines such as Zen and ! 8,000 mile circuitous route. treme care. The trail is frozen over ray gun blast from a mini-space- original Pig captured by Jerry
Yoga as the panacea for the emo- Each year on the fourth Tues- and provides no life-supporting ship which was painted "estab- Rubin and the Yippies (Je sh
tional instabilities of mankind; re- day after the thirteenth full moon materials and there are only three lish-mint green" and "thanks-ver- candidate in 1968, and recently
cently yet another discipline has of the year (which concides with towns the skiers will pass through million chartreuse. used at the First Annual Pig Bowl
come to the forefront - cross- the A&P sale on canned peaches), besides Aspen-Learly, Moe, and UT THE risks are well worth it. as team mascot for Harvey's
country skiing, a form of skiing approximately 20 people leave Kearly. The scenic spendor of the tripHorrors.
which involves long treks, usually Sagignaw's A&W Root Beer Stand So provisions consist of two kethe dangers seem trivial The last prize, if that many
along backwood trails and up and to start the tiring but rewarding boxes of Mama's Matzoh Meal Adese d gives out prizes t the finish, will be 24 copies of 8x10
down mountainsides, trek. Pancake Mix, -4 packs of Nik-L- glossy photographs of Attorney
On steep ascents, the skis must For the last 14 years the group Nips, and three changes of Pizza lucky survivors. General Robert Mitchell's double
be taken off and carried over the has traditionally been led by Peas Bob thermal underwear. The first prize winner receives chin, plus the never released orig-
shoulder. M a n y cross - country Bartkowicz, a 78-year-old Mosqui- An accident or two is part of one worn tube of the patented inal copy of Little Richard singing
tours cover a few hundred miles'to Indian who was the 1911 Unl- the fun. Usually two or three of 'greasy kid' stuff hair plater per- Some Enchanted Evening.
in two weeks. versity of Michigan Homecoming the skiers are injured by buried sonally autographed by the world's If the risks seem minimal, one
By far the most exciting tour Queen (famous for causing a riot tree stumps, and three died last slickest kid, Ronald Reagan. should consider the fact that ever
is the Southwest Fargo-Aspen- when her garter snapped), year crossing I-75, where the snow The second prize is not up to since 1932 a simplistic being from
---a PTA in Maryland has been busy
setting what he calls "additional

Although these are secret until
they are actually encountered it
is wise to look back over the years
for a moment to see what past
travelers over the route have en-
Three years ago the skiers were
met in Aspen by the Russian coun-
cil in Phoenix, Ariz., and were
told that they had to consume
seven kilograms of caviar (roe of
a virgin sturgeon) in three min-
utes with only vodka to drink.
But what of the ordinary peo-
ple? What about them. In Suska-
toon, Alberta, the local referee
ever since the beginning of the
race has been Mr. Lucas Smith
('97). His comments on the race
are well worth noting.
"Yes, there is an entirely dif-
ferent set of people in this now,"
he lamented, "a new class, not
what it used to be in the good old
When queried as to methods of
improvement he stated, "Well, for
a start we ought to get the Bible
back into it."
And who are we to argue.
322 S. Main St.

f-fjs all booked up.

So fly home with us.
Being te modest, unassuming person that you are, a 1221 Card on the spot. It gets you 40% off regu-
you may not realize that you are the most welcome lar Coach fare, boarding just after military standbys.
gift that you can give your family for Christmas. The card is good until you're 22; the $3
Being the intelligent, thrifty type you are, you is a one-time only charge.
probably know all about United's 1221 Club, the United has more flights to more fri-en y
one that saves almost half your fare to any place places than any other airline in
United flies. the U.S. We'll get you home. TT Uted.
Just go to a United ticket counter, with $3 and Which is where to have a
proof that you're under 22 years of age. We'll issue Merry Christmas.
"Did that pilot say his
name was Rudolph?"

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