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“On Sunday last about sixty ski enthusiasts from Oshawa and Toronto met at Mr. Fred Brimacombe’s hill for a skiing race. Two snow plows cleared the road to let the skiers get as close to the hill for the event. A course was marked out on the steepest part of the hill, with a live cable running the full length of the course to secure the correct time of each individual skier. Just as one skier would take off, he would touch the cable and a bell would ring.

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