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SHE SWAM FOR HEALTH;
"Swimming Is.the.Best Exercise
in the Worsloto. "Develop the
Body lf-W;onian Wants to
Reduce of DBuiET" Up Just
Swim," Is-Her 'Advice.
Miss Lillian Bearle, as she posed
for a series of articles on physical
culture. She does not wear this
costume on thestage.
After thousands of women
were measured for a series of
magazine articles . on women,,
Miss Bqarle, a smiramer,. was
picked as the most perfect woman '
in the world.
''My stage name is La Diva,"
says Miss Bearle. "I am 23 years
old and was born in Boston."
"I took up swimming for my
health and find it the best exer
cise in the world to develop the
body. If any woman wants to re-
duce or build up let her learn to
Lillian is one of nine sisters,
and every, morning, dating back
to the day when the oldest learn
ed to swim "dog fashion" the sis
ters have been swimming in the?
Atlantic near heir home. v
Lillian was the best swimmer
of thenine and won many medals'
and cups. Her record is a mile in
35 minutes. John F. Conroy, a
swimming teacher and Ca'fnegie
medal winner, showed her how to
dive and she became so expert
that she got a vaudeville offer and
went on the stage.
-Weierht. 131 lbs. :"heieht. 5
' ft. 3 in.; neck', 13; chest,
6iy2 ; cnest expanded, 66y2 ;
Tower chest, 27y2; waist, 2;
hips, ZT-, thigh, 22; calf, Zy2
ankle, 8; uoper arm, 10;
forearm, 9y2 ; wrist," 6.
If bacon is soaked in water for
three or four minutes before fry
ing, the fat will be prevented from
running out and the bacon will