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THE BEPUBLIG: SUNDAY, JUNE 22. 1$02.
WOSIAX .WHO TAKES MIXCISG STEPS WALKS IMPROPERLY BECAUSE SHE HAS NOT LEARNED SECRET OP BODY MOTION, WHICH REQUIRES THAT THE FOOT BE SWUSTOx FORW-rvSD. .WITH WHAT IS SOME
TIMES CALLED OPPOSITION FORCE THE FOOT IS THEN THROWN TO THE RIGHT, THE BODY SWAYS SLIGHTLY .WITH ,
ITIlXrTBg FOR THE ETOTOjVT REPUBLIC.
Do you walk correctly"!
Tho body must bo held- irect and the car
riage must possess thajcj charm which Is
known as grace. j
Walking Is a natural tjerclse and should
fte 'performed without ffctjgue. It Is an ac
complishment and shouv f ho done prettily
Hid ao as to bring- forth Admiration.
There Is nothing more ,-:enerally admired
than a good walk; no i-orse handicap to
beauty than a poor one. .
The first essential to t good walk, one
that means a good carriage, is deep breath
ing. Unless you can draw a deep respira
tion, one that goes down Into the lungs and
jmptl.fi all the lltUe air cells, you cannot
tope to walk well.
The breath which one takes during the
day find at nlsht Is described as a half
breath. It does not empty the lungs nor
does It strengthen them.
Consumptives. In the earlier and curable
rtagen of the disease, are urged to learn
deep breathing. This Is a cure for certain
forms of lung trouble. And learned In
youth, or whon In health. It will prove an
excellent preventive of them.
Thero are rules for the learning of deep
breathing. A statesman has a little sys
tem of his own which works very well with
He walks to his office each morning and
home again at night. During the walk he
amuses himself with deep breathing. Tak
ing a long breath, he tries to hold It while
ho takes four steps, then slowly he exhales,
taking four steps In which to do it. After
awhile four steps to a breath becomes sec
tnd nature. In time you breathe so slowly
)nd deeply that you can take five and eves
x ana seven steps to eaoh breatn.
jjrit Lacing Causes Some
rls to Walk Uncertainly.
To walk well la necessary to breathe
ply and you can never acquire a true
ysy. etcre grace until you breathe prop
y. Thero are persons who cannot walk well
The fat woman waddles because she has
ico much adipose and too short a stride.
Ti woian who takes mlnclSTC steps
walks Improperly because she Hms not
learned the secret of body motion, which
requires that the foot be swung forward
vlth what Is sometimes called opposition
jt motion, or sa that, aa the foot Is thrown
0 " ivbt, tho body slightly sways with
liti3S ttf head moves to the left.
. V woman whoV heart Is pressed Into
tart ir&S3 a space Is H Jjoor walker, for she
VQXka iftfcrtrtalnly and snevenly, and It is
WW to keej ttp with her.
Tea wotnaft who breathes short breaths
one' eg th worst walkers In the wsrld,
rta -t stop and puff and go on cflWn,
ttslk3s gv.-ays by fits and starts.
W1M so many poor walkers in the world.
there Is a flno chance for the person Who
its correctly. There 19 no quicker nor
r line to distinction than the acquiring
of a. good carriage, and the woman who
will make It a study will odd an accom
plishment to her list.
Direction Given by Well-Known
A physical culturist and beauty specialist.
& roan who combines the two In his rather
.expensive course of treatment, gives his
patrons these ruleB for walking.
They are, as you will see. superficial.
They do not go to the root of the trouble,
but they are effective, and in a short tuna
a. woman will walk better-without knowing
why'she.doea so. IX she will merely go by-'
'': :.ff' ! ERECT FIGURE
IT, WHILE THE HEAD ilUYJSS TO THE
the directions she will Improve her carriage
a hundredfold, and often this change wll
be ro marked that her friends will comment
upon It before she has practiced it a week.
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RULES FOR WALKING.
Hold the head up.
Lift the chin high. O
O Throw the shoulders back.
O Inflate the chest.
O Draw in the abdomen.
J Take very long steps, probably
twice the length of your usual ones.
Turn the foot almost at right an-
gles with the leg.
Walk from the knees.
Throw the foot out and forward at
the same time.
Practice your walking experiments
p In your own room at first. &
O Lift the skirt high enough, street
or room, to allow the use of the foot
O- and leg without tiring. O
Breathe deeply. This last Is most
Important of all.
BOSTON SUGGESTION FOR
CONFEDERATE WAR MUSEUM.
Soposed Confederate Museum of W
Special Oomapondenee of The Sunday Iteiutlio.
lioston, June 19, 1502-Perhaps the most
definite plan yet advanced for a museum
of war to commemorfltA thA rnn. t.i,
struggles and sacrifices of the Southern
Confederacy Is due, by a curious turn of
fortune, to a thesis recently read here In
Boston at the commencement exercises of
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
There ore thirteen departments of Instruc
tion at the institute, and each of these de
partments Is represented at commencement
by the public thesis. The thesis In the de
partment of architecture was read this year
by Mr. DeRoy Eskrldge Kern, a graduate
of Randolph-Macon College at Ashland, Va.,
who has spent the greater part of the last
few months In preparing the plana for a
HEAD UP AND WALK
Stage people, those beautiful women and
fine men whom one pays cash to behold,
are the ones who have mastered the art of
personal grace. It Is for the pleasure of
gazing upon them. If you only knew It, that
you pay voh prici of admission. And in
thin connection it Is a pleasant thought to
reflect that they are only doing that which
you can also perform. And, if you will take
'the trouble, you can become certainly as
graceful and probably as attractive. If not
as beautiful. Often the question of beauty
Is entirely solved by attention to these
small points sach a9 walking, grace of
movement, complexion, the care of ,the
hair, the whiteness of the teeth, etc
To breathe ncll It Is necessary that the
clothing be worn loosely: it need not bag
nor rag nor be uncomfortably freakish.
The question of the corset Is something
which is by itself.
Corset a Necessity in
Scheme of Woman's Dress.
There Is no doubt that man would be
healthier and maybe .more comfortable If
he were living in a primitive state. Clothing
ar to be erected at Richmond, Va.
museum which, as a Virginian, he hoped
might some day be embodied in stone as a
memorial to the battles and campaigns of
the Southern armies.
It was not Mr. Kern'o intention to design
a national museum, such as the United
States might build to commemorate the vic
tories of the Union cause, but rathr such a
building as the State of Virginia might erect
In honor of those who fought an the South
ern side in the Civil War. The building
would be situated, of course, in Richmond
as the capital of the Confederacy, and
would servt a double purpose first, as a
monument, and second, as a place for the
exhibition of relics.
Broad Flight of Steps
Flanked by Sphinxes
As a monument, Mr. Kern went on to say.
: : 1
MOVEMENT WILL STRENGTHEN THE BACKS.
and the making of It take time, not to men
tion the putting of It on. and the purchase
Hut since we are in a civilized stata there
ar certain things which are expected of
us. and among these things clothes can be
Now In the scheme of woman's drew the
I corset ;enjs to be a necessity. It affords
i a foundation for her skirts to rest upon. It
surports her figure; it stems to assist the
muscles In her back so Uiat she I easier
j with It on than with it off. And it does not
J seem to do her any harm,
j So why not wear n corset and rest In
peace with It and with the world? The thin
j woman can put on a mere girdle. The Mrs.
rslle Carter girdle Is a Rood thins-. tr
Carter has no name for the article, hut it
consists or a wide band of ribbons with
bones in It. front, sides and back. An old
servant of the family supplies her with the
articles. In all colors.
You. can buy. ready-made boned corset
only a few Inches wide and the thin.viman
can be pretty and comfortable In them.
But woe betide the buxom matron ho
not dedicated to victory In war, but to the
peace coming after-a long conflict, its de
sign should express quiet and rest. Consid
ered as r place of exhibition', its chief re
quirements would be adequate floor space,
easy circulation and good lighting.
Mr. Kern's drawfnes showed a T-shaped
building of monumental ch&ractcr standing
on a high platform of the same shape, and
approached by a broad flight of steps
flanked by sphinxes. Thla platform Is treat
ed with heavy "battered" or sloping" walls,
with angles emphasized by projecting pa
vilions. Between the pavilions, at either
side of the building. Is planted a row of
cannon pointing outward along a broad
The mi-stum Is Doric In general style,
with an Imposing entrance at the center of
the main facade. On the wide projecting
Sllnth at the base mortars are meant to
De placed at regular intervals. Like the
cannon on the platform, these mortars
wouid be selected for their historic associ
ations In war. Above the plinth the plans
show a broad sculptured band, some four or
five feet high, which runs clear round the
building. The sculptures are in low relief
and represent implements of war. Above,
at the corners, are equestrian statues of
men to be seHcted from the roll of dis
tinguished Confederate Generals.
Brdaze -Columns in the
Form of Cannous.
One of the most striking features of Mr.
Kern's plan Is a beautiful Doric colonnade,
between the columns of which are large
windows with mulllons formed of small
bronze columns made in the form of can
nons. The entablature is heavy and plain,
with sculptures In relief at definite Intervals
representing shields, helmets and other ar- I
mor. Above the entablature la a decorated
cresting of atone. The stone roof is built
The central entrance Is treated after th
manner of a magnificent triumphal arch !
crowned by a sort of pyramidal pedestal
bearings four-horse war chariot. On .either
side of the arch Is a Doric column of peace.
Around the base of each stand three female
figures representing, respectively, Peauo
Joining the bands of the Union and the
Confederacy, and Industry uniting the
North and the South. Delicately sculptured
WELL, ADVISES MARIAN
struts her form to the uncertain support of
a girdle. A meal bag will not be In it with
her appearance, and conventionality and
the tailor made gown will be scattered
Stays Should Support,
but Not Compress.
The fat nonnn with a tendency to tele
scope can have a corset fitted to her. The
French woman has her corset made to or
der. In this country we do not have to do
so because the ready made ones are so fine.
Cct one that supports but does not tire.
Tut It on. breathe one long deep breath and
go out to walk.
Try, as you step along in your new cor
set, the one that supports but does not com
press, to see If you can take that long
deep breath which Is so necessary to hea'th
and beauty the deep breath which Is the
secret of grace.
Take, at least four steps while you are
breathing once and see. how it works.
If .you practice diligently far three days it
palm branches in low relief decorate the
A..tnn n t. ....l.imna anil ihAva ttl PfiT
'nice of each column" is a pedestal on which
is a seated ngure ot a warrior, rcaiiug ""
.frlexe. on wjilch may be inscribed- the names
ol ftne principal Houxnern (iaiearntn "".
soldiers.' while the tnatn entrance below and
within the. arch Is supported by two noble
caryatides, or figures of maidens taking
thi' place of pillars.
Niches in Wall for
Reception of Relics.
On entering the building one comes di
rectly Into the main hall, which Is square
In plan, but opens between great ocmer piers
into the wings. In the corners of the main
hall are small circular stairs leading to a
gallery. The wall under the gallery Is
treated with n!ches for the reception of rel
ics, while the wall above is Intended to bo
covered with large historical paintings. Two
rows of exhibits arranged In pyramidal
form, as In large expositions, extend the
The smaller wings are Intended for simi
lar exhibits, though of less Importance;
while In the end pavilions are glass cases
for the preri.-vntion of letters, documents
and historical publications.
lr. Kern concludes his description of the
building by saying: "I have supposed the
museum to be constructed of soft gray lime
stone throughout, as harmonizing with the
local color of the place where I would like
to have It stand Richmond, the city of all
others where It would naturally be built In
order to commemorate that peace which
made us once more a united country."
A Friend's Advice.
Jack: "I have a chance to many a poor
girl whom I love, or a rich woman whom I
do not love. What would you adviser'
George: "Lovo la tho salt of lite, my
friend. Without It all else la naught Love,
pure love, makes poverty wealth, pala a
Joy. earth a heaven."
Jackr "Bravely ipokenr
George: "By the way, would you er
mind Introducing me to the rich woman
whim vou do not lover' New York 'Week-1
LITTI.E PRACTICE WITH THE CLUBS
will become a sort of second nature to
you and the result will be very beneficial to
ycur health and your lungs will become
stronger day by day.
A correspondent writes:
"I am troubled with a weakness in my
left knee. It nalns me nil the time and
Just before a storm I notice It very much.
It was Injured six weeks ago by falling
down stnirs. Ought It not to be well by tills
time? By answering you will much favor a
Rest Is the Keynote for
The knee Joint is not well and It will
never get well until you rest it. If you
were to have a fit of sickness that would
confine you to your bed you would proba
bly find your knee perfectly well on your
recovery from your other illness. The kneo
is peculiar and once injured it mends slowly.
Walk as little as possible. Do not try
HOW IT FEELS TO
WRITTEN FOR THE SUXPAT REFUBUC.
E was a fine old gentleman from one
of the suburban towns and was
coming into the city. A fortunate
reporter had a seat with him. He was "a
broth of a boy" and the very picture of
health and robust antiquity. He told 'the
reporter he was eighty years old.
"And how does It feel to be eighty years
old?" inquired the reporter Instinctively.
"I never thought of It." responded the old
gentleman, "but I think I can tell you. One
old chap I met this morning at my ollice
talked to me as If it didn't feel good. I
didn't know who he was. but I guess he
must have been a pessimist, or probably he
was one of the kind that thinks tobacco,
good victuals, good llqcor and laying a
wager now and then are of the earth earthy.
Possibly they are. but I was 81 ,;.-? old on
May 10, and 1 want to say I aro ""Kllnd
about as fit as I dl thirty years n;.
smoke a cigar aftt dinner. I pull at a p!p.
now. and then b -""een meals and I hjvo
taken my chew for sixty-five years. Never
In excess, you know, but Just enough to kill
the microbes and keep the moths out of my
"I never was drunk In my life, but ever
since I was a boy at home I took my drink
when I wanted It. and I reckon I have con
sumed a carload of alcoholic stimulants in
my time. But I do It as a gentleman should.
Hogs, as any natural historian will tell you.
do not live as long as human beings, and I
rejoice In being very human.
"I cast my first vote for James K. Polk of
Tennessee, my native State, and I have been
betting a hat on every candidate, except
McCIellan. who has run on the Democratic
ticket since that time, and I voted as I bet.
You see. I gambled on principle. I hive
known some pretty good horses In my time,
too.and I have backed my Judgment on more
than one occasion with the collateral. Not
In large amounts, you will remember, but
enough to keep up the circulation and make
the running tingle the blood;
"Ton understand? When it comes to eat
ing, I eat the things that agree with' me.
TO BROADEN THE SHOULSUSSEi
gymnastics until It Is well. A 7Hr KU
massage with any good liniment win ml
injure it. Salts taken every other morn
ing will greatly assist In the recovery.
Miss Jessie V. asks for something to take
a wrinkle out of her forehead.
For this there Is nothing but massage and
tho ii;f of a skin food.
Suburbanite complains that she has a
rash on her face. She says:
"My face is badly broken out since I have
been in the country, though It was not so
while I was In town. There are little
pimples all over ray skin."
Your rash is caused by the eating of fresh
fruit. You are doubtless mixing your acids
too freely. You are eating berries, aspara
gus, spinach, cherries, and maybe town
fruits, oranges, apples and all other acid
foods you can obtain, also all vegetables.
Your remedy will be discretion. Do not
make too great a change in your diet, and.
for a time, go back to cereals for your
breakfast, with a very little fruit. Cereals
are excellent for the complexion, and. If V.
were a professional beauty, I would live'
upon them with a little pure fruit Juice.
BE SO YEARS OLD.
f and I don't stuff np. nve Indigestion some
times, notwithstanding, and feci grouty, but
drink a llttls cojklng soda In a glass of
water and take a walk up the hill back of
my house, and I'm all right when the next
eating time comes around. I wait for It,
and don't eat between meals.
"I sleep at nigh: like a baby and haven't
had a doctor since I had the measles, three
quarters of a century .ago. I belong to the
club In our town and I drive a pretty good
piece of horseflesh, and I go to every frollo
that I am invited to attend, and I have a
good time. too. Why shouldn't I? I have
been looking after ray own business ever
since I left college, and I don't feel any
more like quitting now than I did at 0
To tell you the truth, I don't think I feel as
old now as I did th"n. You know when a
man turns ii he somehow feels as If he was-,-starting
on the down track.
"Maybe I have got my second wind. Any.- ,.
Vjw. I feel friskier now than I did at 40."
J"5jke the car ahead!" yelled the conduc
ti, U)d the octogenarian got a hustle on '
any. bad a seat while several persons. In- 3
clySys the reporter, were grabbins at the
t. Vill trying to drag themselves aboard.
Dumas Born in Martinique. "
Something In the soil or climate ot Mar
tinique has In the past operated to produce
great people. In addition to its having been
the birthplace of the Empress Josephine. It'
also produced the greatest qf modern novel
ists. Alexandre Dumas, pere. Dumas was .
the son of a retired French officer by a.
mulatto. He left Martinique early In Ufa
and spent the balance of his days In Paris,
for tho reason that, owing to race preju-,
dice, there was no chance for him to rise
In the world or to become famous in the
literary profession In America or the Amer
Why He Ran So Fast
Magistrate: "Why were you going at such,
a high rate of speed?'
Chauffeur: "Shureyer Honor, Ol was only
thrylng to get home before the power car "
out." New York Times.