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How Ten Minutes' Fun Every Day Keeps Me Fit
By Walter Camp
Famous Yale Coach's "Daily Dozen" Exercises Now on Phonograph Records
NE night during the war I was sitting in the smoking compartment of a Pullman sleeping-car when a man came in and said, "Mr. Camp ?"
I told him I was, and he continued, "Well, there is a man in the car here who is in very bad shape, and we wondered if you could not do something for him." "What is the matter?" I asked.
"This fellow is running up and down the aisle in his pajamas," the man said, "trying to get them to stop the train to let him get some dope because he hasn't slept for four nights."
I went back in the car and found a man about 38 years old, white as a sheet, with a pulse of 110, and twitching all over. I learned that he had been managing a munitions plant and had broken down under the work because he had transgressed all the laws of nature, and given up all exercise, and had been working day and night.
"For God's sake," he said to me, "can't you put me to sleep? If somebody can only put me to sleep!" He was standing all bent
Don't stand that way, stand this way!" I said, and I straightened him up and started putting him through a few exercises to stretch his body muscles. Pretty soon the color gradually began to come back into his face, and the twitching stopped. Then I said to him, "I am going to put you through the whole set of Daily Dozen' exercises once. Then I am going to send you back to your berth."
So I did that and didn't hear any more from him, but the next morning he came to me in the dining car and said:
"You don't leave this train until you've taught me those exercises. I slept last night for the first time in five nights."
I taught him the "Daily Dozen" and two months later I got a letter from him, saying:
My dear good Samaritan, I am back on the job all right again, and I am teaching everybody those exercises."
The Daily Dozen" was originally devised as a setting-up drill for picked young men-the boys who were in training during the war. But its greatest value is for those men and women who are hemmed in between four walls most of the time and are beginning to realize that their bodies aren't as fit as their minds.
I applied it to middle-aged men, and men past middle-age too, during the war-including members of the cabinet in Washington-who simply had to do much more work than they were used to doing, without breaking down. In the "Daily Dozen" I soon found I had something that would actually increase their reserve power. They grew progressively more fit as we went along.
People think that they can take an orgy of exercise and make up for a long period of neglect when they do not take any exercise at all. You cannot do that. Do not go to a gymnasium. That tires you to death. That is old-fashioned.
We do not
have to do that any more. A man or woman can keep himself or herself fit with six or seven minutes a day. There is no reason why a man at 50 or 60 or 70 should not be supple; and if he is supple, then he grows old very slowly-but the place where he must look after himself is in his body muscles.Walter Camp.
Mr. Camp is famous as a great Yale football coach and athletic authority, but few people know that he is also a successful business man. Although sixty years old he is stronger and more supple than most younger men, and he uses his own" Daily Dozen" Exercises regularly in order to remain so. Since the war, the "Daily Dozen" has been making busy men and women fit and keeping them
mands"-which are given by a voice speaking on the record. So now you can make your phonograph keep you fit.
With these records and charts a man or woman can keep himself or herself fit with only a few minutes' exercise a day-and it is so much fun that some of the "Daily Dozen" fans go through the whole twelve exercises to the spirited music twice every morning-just as a matter of sheer enjoyment.
Mr. Camp says that the place where we must look after ourselves is in the body or the trunk muscles.
This is so because we are all in reality "caged animals." When a man stops hunting and fishing for food and earns it sitting at a desk he becomes a captive animal-just as much as a lion or a tiger in the Zoo and his trunk muscles deteriorate because they cease to be used. Then comes constipation and other troubles which savage men never have.
The remedy is to imitate the "exercises" of caged animals. They know how to keep themselves fitand they do it too.
How? Simply by constantly stretching and turning and twisting the trunk or body muscles! When Mr. Camp discovered that men and women can imitate the caged animal with enormous profit to their health, he devised the "Daily Dozen to provide this indispensable exercise-the only exercise people really need to keep in proper condition.
Many people have written to the Health Builders telling them of the benefits they have received. Here is part of one letter:
"We wish to express our satisfaction and delight with our set of records and exercises. Our entire family of eight, including the maid, are taking them. The children are fascinated with them and bring the neighbors' children to do them."-MRS.
CHARLES C. HICKISCH, 828 Vine St., La Crosse, Wis.
The Health Builders' improved system now includes the entire "Daily Dozen" exercises, set to specially selected music, on large 10-inch double disc phonograph records; twelve handsome charts, printed in two colors, with over 60 actual photographs illustrating each movement of each exercise; and a little book by Walter Camp explaining the new principles of his famous system.
Any man or woman who exercises with this system regularly, even if it is only six or seven minutes a day, will feel better and have more endurance and "pep" than they have had since they were in their 'teensand they will find those few minutes the best fun of their day.
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You cannot fully appreciate the real joy of doing the "Daily Dozen" to music until you try it. So we want to send you, absolutely free for five days, the " Daily Dozen" on phonograph records and charts illustrating the movements. These full-size, teninch, double-disc records playable on any disc machine contain the complete "Daily Dozen" Exercises, and the 60 actual photographs accompanying the records show clearly every movement that will put renewed vigor and glowing health into your body-with only ten minutes' fun a day. A beautiful record-album comes free with the set.
No need to send any money. Simply mail the coupon below and get Walter Camp's "Daily Dozen" on phonograph records. Enjoy the records for five days, and if for any reason you are not satisfied, return them and you owe nothing. But if you decide to keep the records, you can pay for them at the easy rate of only $2.50 down and $2 a month for four months until the sum of $10.50 is paid. Thousands of people have paid $15 for the same system but you can now get it for only $10.50 if you act at once.
Simply mail the coupon and see for yourself at our expense, the new, easy, pleasant way to keep fit. You'll feel better, look better, and have more endurance and pep" than you ever had in yearsand you'll find it's fun to exercise to music! Don't put off getting this remarkable System that will add years to your life and make you happier by keeping you in glowing health. Mail the coupon today. Address Health Builders, Inc., Dept. 610, Garden City, N. Y.
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HE practical effect of an undiscriminating use of American tables in connection with nutrition work in Hawaii is that these tables will very greatly overstate the degree of undernourishment of children of Oriental ancestry, especially the Chinese. In the case of the Chinese the average divergence from American averages amounts to eight per cent. If, then, Dr. Emerson's rule be applied and all children rating as much as seven per cent below American averages are selected as requiring especial attention, it is obvious that such selection, besides including any that may be seriously undernourished, will also include all those who, if measured by standards appropriate to their racial structure, are entirely normal and average even some who stand a good one per cent above normal average.
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The lines, proportions and coloring of most of the lamps you see in these days of commercialism are the work of designing departments of large factories. They are the fruits of a deep knowledge of what makes a "popular seller." But some people, the Decorative Arts League committee felt sure, would like a lamp designed purely with an eye to good taste, a lamp of artistic proportions and harmonious tones, a lamp embodying grace, symmetry and beauty rather than the long experience of the "salesman-designer" of what seems most in demand in re
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For the delicate work of designing a lamp that should be a real work of art instead of a mere unit in a factory's production, and yet should be a practical and useful article of home-furnishing, the League enlisted the enthusiastic cooperation of a group of talented artists--one a famous architect skilled in the practical requirements of interior decorating, one a painter and genius in color-effects, and one a brilliant sculptress, a student of the great Rodin in Paris.
They caught the spirit of the League's idea and the designing of a lamp that would raise the artistic standards of home-lighting became to them a true labor of love. Model after model was made, studied and abandoned, until at last a design emerged with which not one of the three could find a fault.
Every Detail Perfect
One style of ornamentation after another was tried out, only to yield in the end to the perfect simplicity of the classic Greek lines. Even such a small detail as the exact contour of the base was worked over and over again until it should blend in one continuous "stream" with the lines of the slender shaft. The graceful curves of the shaft itself, simple as they seem in the finished model, were the results of dozens of trials. The shape, the exact size, and the soft coloring of the shade were the product of many experiments.
The result is a masterpiece of Greek simplicity and balance. Not a thing could be added or taken away without marring the general effect-not the sixty-fourth of an inch difference in any moulding or curve but would be harmful. And yet with all the attention to artistic effect the practical knowledge of an experienced interior decorator has kept "Aurora" in perfect harmony with the actual requirements of the home. It blends with any style of furnishing, it adapts itself to boudoir or foyer-hall, to library or living-room. And wherever you place it "Aurora" will add taste and refinement besides furnishing, with its tiltable shade, a thoroughly practical and mellow light wherever required.
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THE ALLIES ACT TOGETHER
NE hopeful and satisfactory result
of the conference of the Powers at Mudania is that the representatives of Great Britain and France agreed harmoniously upon the demands to be made from the Turkish Nationalist army as precedent to the proposed peace conference. If only France and Great Britain and Italy had come together in the same way a year ago in their general policy as to the Near Eastern situation, the world might have been saved the spectacle of political jealousy, lack of concord, and consequent flouting of the wishes of the great nations, all of which has resulted in the recent serious crisis.
Even before that crisis reached its climax it was evident that the victory of Kemal over Greece would be followed by large concessions to the Turkish Nationalist movement-concessions that will restore Turkish rule in Constantinople and will hand over to Turkish control a large part of Thrace and the important city of Adrianople. If Kemal had been so ill advised as to attack the British forces at Chanak before reinforcements reached them from Malta and powerful British warships lined up in the Straits ready to shell the Turkish troops if they should advance, it would have been impossible to avoid hostilities on a large scale. The Chanak position is now almost impregnable, but for a few days it was in danger.
The conditions agreed upon by the representatives of the Powers at Mudania are to be submitted by Ismet Pasha, the Turkish delegate, to the Nationalist Government at Angora. If they are accepted, presumably the call will go forth for a peace conference without delay. A principal point involved is that the Greeks shall withdraw their forces from Eastern Thrace, and that the territory shall be occupied by Allied forces for one month in order to give Greek and other Christian civilians opportunity to move out if they wish. This is not satisfactory to Greece; she has earnestly asked that the period of Allied occupation be set at two months, but it is understood that she will submit to the inevitable. Another condition is that the Turkish forces should withdraw from the neutral zone during the peace negotiations; during the Mudania conference it has been more than once reported that the Turks have made new
OCTOBER 18. 1922
invasions in the neutral zone and that one or more of these have been in the neighborhood of Istib, which is the natural approach to Constantinople. If this is so, the Nationalists have absolutely no excuse, as that zone was recognized by them long ago, which was not the case with the portion of the zone to the west and near Chanak.
During the two months, as proposed by the armistice conditions, a civil as well as a military administration will be set up in Thrace by the Allies, and it is hoped that thereby conflict between Turks and Greeks and consequent slaughter, burning, and reprisals by both parties will be avoided.
In any event, the Turk returns to Europe and is in every way in a better situation than he has been since the end of the first Balkan War. Whether he can be expected under these circumstances to respect the rights of the racial minorities and to keep down religious fanaticism is at least doubtful.
WHAT SHOULD AMERICA DO?
ECENT reports from the Near East
ing and horrors of the occupation of Smyrna. The Turks assert that similar horrors and bloodshed accompanied the retreat of the Greeks from Anatolia, and it is probable that there is truth in this accusation also. There is urgent need for the practical sympathy of America in contributions for the sufferers. We may be proud of the assistance rendered immediately by Americans who were on the spot; for instance, one despatch states that the American naval ships "took out of Smyrna no less than 180,000 of the total 220,000 persons removed since the terrible fire which destroyed the city."
Extensive efforts are being made in this country by the Near East Relief for the raising of funds, and many thousands of dollars have already been subscribed. The American Red Cross has announced its willingness to spend as much of its $20,000,000 surplus as is needed for relief in the Near East. Americans certainly may aid with heart and purse in this work of relief and restoration, regardless of their opinions as to international questions involved. It is said that over $100,000,000 has been spent by American educational, medical, and missionary associations in the Near East, and the extent of our
moral responsibility is indicated by the eagerness of the American people to aid in the present juncture.
In illuminating article in the New York "Tribune" Dr. A. L. P. Dennis points this out, shows also that our trade and commercial interests in the Near East are extensive, and discusses thoroughly the duty and limitations of the United States in the present situation. He suggests that America might reasonably ask for a limited participation in any Near Eastern conference, in accordance with the precedent set at the Armament Conference at Washington, where national representatives sat only in those conferences in which their countries had a direct interest. Our right to a voice in determining action affecting American property and interests is indubitable. Dr. Dennis names the American interests involved as notably the capitulations, the freedom of the Straits, the protection of our philanthropy and of our trade, and the status of Christian minorities. We have no concern with settling political questions in Europe or the Near East in themselves; and we have not even the right which we had at Paris while helping to settle the terms of peace, for we were not at war with Turkey. We have, however, interests to protect, and we ought to see that they are protected.
BETTER WAGES AND HIGHER PRICES
N discussing the demand of organized labor for what is termed "a living wage," a return to the workers of a share of their product sufficient to maintain themselves and families in moderate comfort and to accumulate modest savings for their old age, it is commonly taken for granted by the employing interests that any and all wage increases must be added to the price of goods or cost of services. This view was recently expressed by a representative of the great railway systems, who declared that the adoption of the "living wage" for railway workers would add more than $1,000,000,000 to the annual payments for freight and passenger traffic, with a consequent increase in the price of goods, which would tend to decrease consumption. If this analysis of the effect of higher wages could be established, it would prove that labor has nothing to gain from a general wage advance, since higher prices for labor