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TO BE BEAUTIFUL, PUNCH THE BAG, SAYS THIS
San Francisco, Cal. Grace Patter-1
son, a lover of outdoor sports, is be
coming an euthusiast over bag
"I have discovered," said Miss Pat
terson, "that punching the bag is not
only a healthful and enjoyable exer
cise bu that it tends to a muscular
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-!r" Miss Grace Patterson.
development that enhances a wo
man's beauty. Women with shallow
chests- and undeveloped arms could
improve their looks greatly by means
of this exercise. Every wbman loves
a round, full neck and a plump,
smooth chest with the bones well cov
ered and the hollows filled in with
hard, firm flesh.
The punching bdg will accomplish
this for the most frail person in the
world if she will only exercise con
sistently, being careful not to overdo
it It rounds the arms, giving those
alluring dimples at the,elbows,--along
with a good shoulder deevlopment.
Miss Patterson entertains-a num
ber of her girl friends in the base
ment of her' home and by her re
markable exhibition of skill is win
ning .many fair devotees to the sport
of bag punching. In ruffneck sweat
er and 4-ounce gloves' she attacks the
bag with a vim that makes its clatter
against the platform sound like volley-firing
in a Mexican battle.
"I wear '4-ounce gloves," she says,
"to protect my hands. Striking with
lighter gloves would, in time, enlarge
the hands, .and this, for a lady, you
know, -would neyer do."
In the census office at Washington
acts against the Jaw are recorded un
der a few main heads, such as mur
der, burglary, etc. A lady who was
working there recently ran acrossthe
crime, "Running a blind tiger." After
a puzzled moment she placed it under
the list -"Cruelty to Animals." -Argonaut.