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od Js to be taught at the grand opera
in Paris and is now being taught in a
special school of its own in London.
Now, "WHAT IS IT? It's a theory
of BEING MUSIC instead of; merely
studying it. But it's a theory of lin
ing as well. Mile. Perriere believes
that when the new science is thor
oughly learned theorld will pass
through a moral as well as a musical
If you are reallyuhrythmic you
will never steal your .neighbors'
spoons, covet his wife or envy him
his new automobile.
Now then, how to get that way.
"The human bodytis a musical in
strument," explained the slender,
black-eyed Mile. Ferriere. "Only the
untrained human being does not
know how to play on it,so as to bring
out its harmonies. Rhythm is the
law of the universe.
"When euhrythmics is thoroughly
understood there will be no crime,
there will be ho poverty, there will be
no fat women.
"To tell you what euhrythmics is I
will ask you to do' certain things. Tryf
for instance, to execute one motion,
or one set of motions with your right
hand, another different set independ
ently with your left hand. You can't
do it, you see.
"Well, if you were EUHRYTHMIC
"Prof. B-alcroze discovered the
science of euhrythmics when he as
sembled his pupils one day and asked
them to take ONE STEP for each
chord he should play on the piano.
"When he played slowly the steps
"were slow, measured, solemn; when
itthe music became martial, military,
pfnconsciously the body straightened,
the muscles stiffened, if the music
"was soft the pupils relaxed. Grad
ually he made the lesson more diffi
cult, calling for different movements
with each arm until each pupil be
came master of the musical instru
ment his body and could play the
most difficult tunes upon it The mo-1
ment an action becomes automatic
it is euhrythmic -
"Eurhythmies is useful in the treat
ment of the insane.' It promotes phy
sicaLbeauty and mental poise. And
no Woman who is eurhythmic can be
WHO'D .WORRY ABOUT JACK
FROST WITH COAT LIKE THIS
The top coat, fur trimmed and high
collared, 'is" Fashion's defi to Jack
Frost Blue corduroy is used to make
the model pictured here, it fits close
ly and the front and back are gath
ered in belt effect The cuffs and col
lars are brown fur. The coat is the
popular 42-inch length.
The firstthing yifey wants in prac
ticing domestic economy is to cut out
hubby's "cigars. " ' -