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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 20, 1913, Image 12

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of what they need most and dooms
himself to that class who later on
hang about with envious eyes,
watching hungrily the men who have
fine, supple bodies.
Work and willingness of your mus
cles to tackle any job makes for
gameness. A worker seldom is a quit
ter when he confronts a crisis. It
washes out any yellow streak he may
have. A man becomes a coward when
his body is weak and flabby. The un
developed muscles beg him not to
subject them to a test.
-Q-
If I were a boy there'd be only one
.thing I'd be ashamed of to be a
quitter.
Remember: You will have many a
hard battle with yourself if you in
tend being a king-pin in any line.
They are just as grueling as any in
the prize ring where it's the sudden
flash of fists coming like a ton of
brick for your jaw or plexus that
you've got to watch. Only a knock
out in the ring is not so serious a
defeat.
(Continued Tomorrow.)
o-
QUAINT CUSTOMS OF WORLD'S QUEER PEOPLE
THE MONDAY WASH IN THESSALY
In many places of Southern Europe the custom among the women is
to take their household washing to the nearest river or creek and then per
form the task which our American wives pull off in the basement or kitchen.
How they extract the dirt without warm water, and often without soap, is
hard to explain, but these women do it marvelously well. Hard scrubbing
and .pounding with wooden flails do the trick. The photograph shows a
liver washing in Thessaly, in Northern Greece.
tjiu&ra.

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