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PLUMP PERSONS AHOYr BQSTON'S NEW ANTl-FAT
- IDEA INVADES CHICAQO
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The Women folks here are mad
S taknow ,
(What HAS happened to Mrs.
She used to be so VERY fat.
.Couldn't even put on her hat.
But ndw she's slim as copper wire
"How'd you doit?" her friends
Mrs'. Snow guards her secret
well, ti ,.
But thafs no reason we shouldn't
v tell! ?-
-Last summer Mrs. 'Snow visit
edtherr sister in Boston. "My
goodness, dear, how stout you
Have become' was thcfirst thing
the sister said. ("That's what they,
all say.," Mrs. Snow answered,
sadly. "I am disgraced by it and
nothing thatJ can find to do will
reduce me an ounce.
I have starved myself, abstain
ed from starch and sugar foods,
run like a crazy woman in the
park, turned .somersaults in bed
once nearly killing the baby by
hitting; her with my heel, have
taken horrid patent drugs that
I the doctor; tpjd me were very dan
gerous ano. suii, near sister, j.