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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 14, 1912, Image 20

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"WHY I AM ABLE TO MAKE A 1000-MILE WALK'WMR"S.
DAVID. BEACH WRITES -ABOUT HER PLAN OF
TAKING'CARE OF HER BODY DURING TRIP
,,- . .
Mrs. Pavi'd ' Beach, the
New York woman "who is
walking the 1,()0 miles
between -New York and
Chicago is naw on the
last 300-mile stretch of her
famous journey. In the
following article - written
by Mrs. Beach'personally,
she tells The, Day "-Book
readers just how she is
able to perform -such a feat
ofpederianism.
By MrsDavLBeach.
I find I have-milch more
endurance than I navjeever
had. TTEe" firsfTSw days
of'the trip I would get
vjery tired, and. sometimes
would get faint, but since
the first week I have not
felt any exhaustion.
in regard to foods,.. I
realize more thoroughly
than ever that different
grains are absolutely ne
cessary for endurance, and
in eating them raw I sav4e
my system at 'least one
half of the labor it would
otherwise have to perform.
The fruit juices are quite
adequate to quench all
thirst. The salad in the
evening makes a very
pleasant change. I have
not missed milk or eggs in
the least.
I find daily baths and
massage most refreshing and in
Svi!it . ill
fyt 1$$! ' j? $&? m
Mrs. David BeacH; from a photograph
taken during a -wayside rest.
vigorating. I think the circula
tion is greatly improved.
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