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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 12, 1912, Image 26',
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70, WORKS-AT ANVIL; GIVES HEALTH RULES
Take planty of exercise, both
mental and physical
Avoid food fads.
Don't do tHings you dislike,
just to please your friends; they
may call you a crank, but you'll
live to attend their funerals.
Pies and pastry are all right to
look at, but ddn't eat them.
And remember the machine
that falls into 'disuse rusts out
agsp 07 1 if 3B
atT ". ,jn- r,&53l.'
quicker than the
Cincinnati, O., July 12. (Spe.
cial.) These are some of the
rules for right living formulated
by Dr. John Marshal Barkley, of
Riverside, who celebrated his
seventieth birthday Monday by
working half a day in' a black
smith shop and forging a me
chanic's hammer, just to see
whether his 70 years had robbed
his hands of their one-time dex
terity. Dr. Barkley earned the money
for his medical education "by
working- in a blacksmith shop.
He had not touched a black
smith's tool fpr 45 years until
r'My eyes were a little bad,
that's all," he said, after complet
ing' the hammer. "I'm just as
string as' ! ever was, and can
walk just as far and as fast. As
loqg as I have been practicing
medicineI havenever used a ve
hicle except for country calls,
where I had 'to go long distances,
and then I prefer to go on. horse
back. I walk six to a dozen miles
a day, -arid I fell fine. I expect to
hae many-more birthdays1."