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SPRINTER DREW NEVER TRAINS,'
RACES KEEP HIM IN SHAPE
San Francisco, Cai. Howard
t)rew, world's champion 100-yard
runner, . doesn't train, incredible as
that may sound. His races keep him
in trim. "- -
His contests are frequent enough.
Drew recently explained, to preserve
a top-notch physical condition.
"I don't need to train," he said.
"Once or twice since coming to Cali
fornia I had had to work out to keep
the fat down. That is because run
ning meets out here are so much less
frequent than in the East."
Drew, a five-foot-eight bundle of
compact muscle, declared that the
, California climate was responsible for
less speed in Western runners than in
sprinters and long-distance men of
PLAN TO REDUCE NUMBER OF
ABORTIONS BY EDUCATION
By some peculiar process of rea
soning Chicago medical authorities
think that the number of abortions
will be reduced if midwives are edu
cated. So the educational committee
of the Chicago Medical society is pre
paring a course of study to submit
to the county authorities who are
planning a training school for mid
wives in Cook County hospital.
It is estimated that there are 30,
000 abortions performed yearly in
Chicago. By teaching midwives how
to handle births in a more sanitary
and scientific manner these physi
cians expect to reduce that number.
Tomorrow Mrs. Purcella Seiwert
and Mrs. Anna Kibbell will tell the
sub-health committee of the council
of their experiences in dealings with
midwives. For 13 years these women
have specialized in investigating ille
gal operations for the state board of
health. They say that the only way
to cope with the situation is to license
the midwives and have them report
all their operations to the state board