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"Rodey" to lead the audience in
song, for there is no music here.
But, like Sunday, Flynn uses hu
mor as an anaesthetic and drives his
moral home, while his audience is
He burlesques rheumatism, bloat
ed stomachs, stooped shoulders and
other physical deformities.
"Billy Sunday is willing to make
a monkey of himself now and then,"
heays. "So am I. The end war
rants the means. He gets people to
thinking about their souls whenthe
most learned preacher in the country
can't touch them. I get people to
talking and thinking health when
the U. S. public health service can't
coax them to look around."
Flynn practices what he preaches.
He goes through difficult-gymnastic
exercises to show the audience that
'"daddy (that's what he calls him
self) is in trim." He puts his nose
against a knee, jackknife fashion,
and does other Taard stunts.
"I'll have everybody in the coun
try touching his nose to his knee be
fpre I'm done," he declares.
Like Sunday, Flynn earns his liv
ing through collections, admission to
his lectures being free. v
HEALTH SERMON ETTES
By Health Evangelist Flynn
"Think right, eat right, exercise
right and you will be as good as a
millionaire and you can be a king if
you want to.
"Blood is life flowing. Where you
stop the flow of blood you stop life,
whether it's in your finger, your ami
or your liver.
"Don't squeeze the body at the life
line. Make the muscles furnish the
"Stop the coal moke;7luit spit
tjng on the sidewalk; vote for the
city manager plan." ,
HOW TO SKATE BY CHARLOTTE MAKING
CIRCLES BACKWARD NOT SO HARD
(World's Whirling Wonder, Greatest
of All Women Skaters, Especially
for The Day-Book.)
be ready to make backward circles.
Stand with both feet together,
start by pushing from the flat part
of the left skate and lunging back-
They think I am wonderful when ward on the outside edge of the right
I do circles backward, but it is not as
hard as some simpler looking figures.
The first thing to do is what is
called "sculling." In learning to
skate backward it's better to have
a friend help you.
"Sculling" is making wavy lines on
the ice by swaying from side to side
and throwing the balance of tne
body from one edge to he other. Do
this often enough and you will 'dis
cover you are making a slight out
side edge on each side as yourbody
Take the, foot which you are not
skating on off the ice, carry it for
ward and thrust to the outside edge
of the skating foot Increase" the
size of this edge and you will soon
skate. 3Vhen about one-third of the
circle is done, carry the balance left
"foot across the right with knee bent
and toe turned out. Rotate the
shoulders with the movement of the
legs. Complete the circle with feet
in "spread-eagle" position.
For the inside circle backward,
stand on Ihe fiat of the left skate,
swing the right foot in front of you,
bend the right knee and lunge onto
the right skate on the inside edge.
Theri carry the left foot as it'
leaves the ice across the right leg,
with knee bent and toe turned out
and down. Lean the body well back
ward. Face the starting point with
your head throughout the figure.
About one-third of the way around