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back to stay, both of you?"
But there was no need for John to
MERMAID OF PACIFIC, SHORT DISTANCE STAR,
TO TRY LONG DISTANCE RECORD
muscles of my back, with plenty of
'pull' in my stroke, meaning that I
can make fast time in the water.
With calisthenics, or other artificial
exercise one does not build up in the
same way that you do in swimming.
There is no form of exercise that af
fords so gradual a transformation as
swimming. It develops, but not out
"Tohse who swim naturally know
all about the crawl stroke, but to the
public it sounds like some buglike
form of exercise.
"The Australian crawl was the first
crawl stroke generally adopted by
swimmers throughout this country,
and it enjoye dmuc hsuccess. A large
number of swimmers, however, pre
fer the' American crawl.
"In the Australian crawl kick, gen
erally in use for long distances, the
arm goes in at the same time that the
leg does, with an alternating kick.
The American crawl kick provides for
the independent leg motion that's
"Girls who shrink from swimming
through fear that it will make them
too thin miss the most healthful form
of exercise there is. Lifesavers and
instructors are generally down to an
abnormally light weight because they
swim constantly far more than the
average racing athlete."
Marguerite Brack, Champion 440
San Francisco, Cal. "I mean,"
said Marguerite Brack, "to go in for
long-distance swimming events in
the near future, but have been urged
not ot attempt it too soon. I would
like to swim across San Francisco
Bay to see if I can't better the pres
"I have great strength in my shoul
ders and neck muscles and all the
Chop a pint of boiled spinach
(cold) very fine. Salt and pepper it
to taste. Drain it well. Boil three
eggs twenty minutes, put into cold
water, shell them, cut in half, and
place in the bottom of a cup, with a
little green pepper. Press onto this
a layer of spinach one and a half
inches thick. Chill it thoroughly.
Serve with French dressnig on white