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Will be told by Dr. Bishop in his ar
Legs are convenient attachments
used by human beings in climbing
street cars, elevators, automobiles
and other modes of transportation.
At other times we just let them dan
gle from our waistlines.
Legs originally were designed in
pairs, for human beings to get about
on. But we've outgrown them. The
only really useful leg today i3 the
leg of ham or the leg of mutton.
Legs still constitute the only real
excuse for burlesque shows, of
course; and they're an aid in kicking
cats and unwelcome suitors. But as
thinks to walk on, we keep them only
This applies only to human beings.
"With horses, cows, pigs and like ani
mals it's different. They still have
use for a leg on each corner.
There is only one valid argument
in favor of legs. If we didn't nave
them, what would we do with our
WHAT HAS BECOME
& v .
THE OLD FASHION KID
WHO WOOE HIS MITTENS
r ON A CPRP EN SOUTH
Stand erect with hands clasped
across the abdomen. Inhale slowly
and press forcibly with the hands,