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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 11, 1912, Image 19

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By W C. Cotton.
' There are many cases of chron
ic constitpatfon that are due to
mere muscular sloth The vic-
" tim lets his tyhole system ''sag,"
the contents' of his abdominal
cavity In particular His abdom
"inal1 muscles stretch and frow lax.
In vulgar parlance, he becomes
"pot bellieoV
" The cure for this kind of con
stipation is exerciser- Get busy
on . course o'f physical culture.
Especial cafe should 'be paid to
' 'strengthening the muscles of the
-'abdome'n. This is-doneljy bend
ing, combined' jvith deep breath-
ingj-vjTry touching -your toes
I jwth'ypor. fingers (without bend-,
ing your knees) SO times a. day.
At the same time breathe deeply
and slowly.
The significance of" the mar
velous growth of the independent
or non-partisan spirit in munici
palities cannot be overestimated.
The farce, of conducting 'local
elections on national issues is
played out, and it is a mighty
hopeful sign for the future that
men everywhere are beginning to
look at political facts with their
eyes, instead of their prejudices.
E. C. Cook.
"There's a fool in every fam
ily!" declared the California lady
voter to" her caller. He "was a
bachelor and should see his hat
irom where he -sat, too.

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