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the girl who will Bhow age early. If
she is Heshy she will soon have what
is called the "middle-aged spread,"
and even if she is thin her abdomen
will be higher and more noticeable
than her hips.
There is very little need of a girl
wearing corsets unless she carries
too much flesh. If the ordinary girl
will be careful of her diet and keep
herself to the right proportion phy
sically andif she will stand properly,
walking on the balls of her feet, she
need not worry about the line of her
hips, this line will be perfectly nat
ural, free and beautiful.
It is quite the fashion nowadays fo
have this line of almost boyish, con
tour. The modern idea of Venus is
a much more girlish figure than that
of the famous de Milo, and it is very
hard for the matron to attain these
You know the French say that
beauty is only attained through great
pain. We of the modern beauty cult
do notfbeliev e in this. We think that
beauty means health both mental
and physical health and I am glad
to say that health is not painful. But
we do know that health means sacri
fice of a great many of the so-called
-pleasures of life.
The woman who would retain a
youthful figure late in life must take
a great deal df exercise even when1
she wishes to keep still. She must
not allow 'herself to get into any
habit of indolence. -She must eat
plain food and never gorge herself
with food or drink simply because
she likes them, and, above alr,: she '
must keep herself physically buoyant
by choosing the best.
"Ah've got de promise ob a job
down by de beach dis summer, Misr
"What doin', Mistah Scahbor
"Ah'm goin to be a lifer."
"You means a lifesaver, don't yo'?
Yo're goin' to save lives?"
"Yaas, dat am it"
"Well, yo' alluz wuz a good swim
mer." "Huh, now who am wrong?"
"What yo'-talkin' "bout?"
"Yo means swimsaver Ah'm go
in' to swim, ain't Ah?"
"Guess we better 'change de sub
jectwe am gettin' in deep water.
Wuz yos ever among de head-hunters?"
"Yassab, Ah had a narrow escape
from dem savages once."
"How did yo' es"cape wif yo' head?"
"Det thought it wuz a rock. Say,
did-yo' answer dat advertisement for
a greenhouse man?"
"Yaas, Ah went dere but xiey said
Ah wuz de wrong color fo a green
house. Dey said Ah'd do better fo'
a man in a darkroom. Say, yo' still
workm' as a city salesman?"
"Not now. Ah started out bein' a
city salesmen, but de first day all Ah
sold wuz de courthouse, an' 9e buyer
even complained to de police about
"Wcwill now have a calliope solo'
by Harry Crownsheet, a member1- of
the Musicians' and Stationary Engi
neers' unions, who will play that
soothing lullaby, 'There Goes the
Whistle, Drop Your Pick!' with one
foot on the safety valve,"