Sport: At Mt. Hood

On the snowy hillocks of New England, profitably instructing the ski-minded East, ride many of the finest skimeister the Alps have produced. But their hearts are as heavy as their purses; they pine for the lofty Alps.

For most Alpiners, the Rocky Mountains would be more homelike, but the big money still lies on the low slopes of the East. Skiing, however, is perking up in the West. Last weekend, at Government-built Timberline Lodge on Oregon's 11,253-ft. Mt. Hood. 5,000 spectators watched more than 100 top-flight skiers from the U. S., Canada and Europe compete in the season's most important ski competition,...

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