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FAT WOMEN SHOULLXSWIM TO GET THIN, SAYS
LADY SWIMMING CHAMP
Maude Plunkett, Amateur Champion Swimmer of Australia,
Long Beach, Cal. "No" woman
need be an. ounce too fat
"Shoot the breakers for half an
hour daily before breakfast
"If you cannot reach the beach so
early in the day, take the same exer
cise just after sunset
"Never swim in the heat of the day
These are the directions of Maude
Plunkett amateur champion swim
mer of Australia, now here taking
daily swims in the surf.
Miss Plunkett has been hailed as
ie swimmer with, the perfect figure.
She attributes her grace and beau
tiful proportions, as well as he?
Btrength, to swimming.
o o '
BETWEEN TWO FIRES
"I'm in trouble with my girl," said
"Why, what's the trouble?" said
"I've been saying such nice things
to her that she's getting conceited.
"Now if I stop she'll think I don't
care for her any more, and if I go on
sjie'll think she's too good for me,"
ladies' Howe Jouroil,.