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HOW TO SKATEBY CHARLOTTE DIFFERENT
' WAYS OF SKATING WITH PARTNER
(World's Whirling Wonder, Greatest
of All Women Skaters, Especially
for The Day Book.)
To sweep .over the foe in long,
graceful curves, with a partner's
strong hand to guide you, that 1b
skating at Its best
If you can do the eifges backward
aiyl forward and the "threes," there
are all sorts of lovely dances you can
do wlfba partner.
WHAT HAS &EC0MI
I THINK I'LL LET LIZZIE
STEER TOMOROOW THEN
SHE CANT TALK SO MUCH
THE GUV WHO USED TO
OIL'BB UP EVEKy 5TUI?ly
NlGHT k)Q A SPIN WITH
J4V Sunday gil
' . LOST
'Where have you keen all the eve
ning?" demanded his wife as the last
dance ended. "I couldn't find yoju."
"That is easily explained," he 're
plied. "You looked so beautiful that
I was lost in admiration."
PI-ING THE WEDDING
Miss Blanche Smith, the bride's
sister, acted as maid of horror.
Pitts"ton. N. Y., Gazette!
First, skate forward, one behind
the other, right and left hands
touching and letting the skater be
hind swing across the skater in front.
The skater in frbnt swings his arms
behind and from side to side as the
partner crosses. Keep your balance
perfectly independent of your part
ner. - r
Second, stand side by, side, the
forward skater's left-hand in the
partner's right. Strike out boldly on
the right outside edge as if to make
a big circle.
Skate about one-quarter of the.
circle, then drop hands and skate
one-half the distance alone. This
will bring the skater at the back
across the circle being skated by the
one in front and to the right side of
the forward skater. Then, the for
ward skater's right hand catches the
partner's left hand and the full circle
The "once-back" is a pretty figure
for pair-skating. Both partners
skate this on the same foot and si-
multaneously. Man stands to lady's
left, her hands behind and to the left
touching his. ( '
Each skater starts with a strong
outside edge. Make a three after
one-third of the circle Is skated.
Thea an" outside edge backward on
the other foot. Make a three on the
left foot after two-thirds of the cir
cle is made. Then Btrike out on the
outside Jforward'edges to original po
sition. The man's arm should slight
ly support the partner at the three
Now you are ready for the waltz,
the essence of rhythm and exhll
arant motion. The steps are the for
ward and backward outside edges
and the "threes." The woman starts
skating the backward outside edge.
Her partner skates the forward out
side edge? Make a "three," after a,
short stroke, on the foot with which
each started. Then make a stroke