Clipped From The Minneapolis Journal
'.The coming of the firsts snow and the presence In the city, of many expert expert ski-runners has revived interest in the old Minneapolis Ski club, which was organized five years ago, and which for two or three winters ably demonstrated the value' atnd pleasure in the. sport. Among the local runners of some skill are A. H. Opsahl, w-ho is also an excellent speed Skater, Chris and 'Carl Ilstrup, Adolph Edsten and Paul Gyllstrom, and the coming of a genuine genuine blizzard would bring with it excellent excellent conditions for the revival of the sport. '.-.:' ! The centers of skiing in the northwest northwest are inithe peninsula of Michigan and at Red Wing.n IneRed SKIS: ABE NOHf% #PEjt iCoinirig of the First Snow Suggests the Jleorganization of Olct Minneap- i, olis,eiub. - ' *.".'.:.".-. In Wing th community: joins: i th sport regarde - less of. nationality or inherited skill. Nothing but the difficulty of finding good skiing grounds prevents Minneapolis Minneapolis from being a greater center than either one of these but there is no good reason why the reorgan rzed Minneapolis Ski club should hot be able to send its talent to either the peninsula or to Red Wing to contest contest with the local clubs there. tip to a few days ago Minneapolis numbered among her runners Lieutenant Lieutenant Reide'r Gjolme, who in 1901 won "the championship at the great skiing tournament at Holmenkollen, near Christiania, Norway, where 30,- 000 people gather to see the events and where the contests are most exciting. exciting. It is: certain that.renewed Interest in the great winter sport. would discover discover in-the city others of almost equal skill. - .