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to my daily long walks and my
I think the most disagreeable
feeling in life is a too full stom
ach, and anyone who gratifies his
palate at the expense of his di
x gestive organs is beastial.
Eating three times a day is
just a mere habit. Frequently I
eat no breakfast and have my first
food at 1 o'clock in the afternoon.
Two meals a day are usually
enough, but I eat when I want
I eat nothing but raw grains,
nuts, fruits and vegetables and
drink only fruit juices and milk,
except that I take a little water
when I crave it.
I enjoy apples greatly and eat
One Day's Food for Woman
v Here are the menus for one
day's food, eaten by Mrs.
Beach on her long tramp. She
varies the diet somewhat, but
each day's mealsare as simple.
Lunch (First food of the
day, taken at 1 p. m., after
walking all the forenoon)
one orange; two grated ap-
pies ; some ground wheat and
a glass of milk.
Dinner Lettuce salad ;
glass of milk into which had
been beaten two eggs, whites
and yolks separately, with
juice of a lemon and a little
salt; two ripe bananas mashed
with a fork, then beaten to a
ptalp with egg beater and
mixed with lemon juice and
many. Celery and all sorts of
saladtgreens "I'eat regularly. I
have as much food variety as the
conventional'eater, except-that I
eat no meat and all of 'my food is
If I ask a street ar employee
for some information about the
line and he gives me the Silence,
what I givehim you can hear a
Sometimes I am roped into a
side show with the announcement
that the performancestarts right
away. Believe me, if it doesn't, I
start something. .
When a talcums-powdered,
peachblow type of" hotel clerk
sizes me up by my clothes he
makes a painful mistake.
When I hear someone "referred
to admiringly as a "prince," I
know I am listening to a snob.
No doubt I am a regular low
brow. But what I lack in culture
I make up in teaching it to others.
"And do you have to be called
in the morning?" asked the lady
who was about to engage a new
girl- "I don't has to be, mum,"
replied the applicant, "unless you
happen to need me."
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