Medicine: For Uproarious Waistlines

For nearly ten years Dr. Charles St. John Butler, Navy captain, has been throwing axes into logs for a half-hour each day. Last week in the American Journal of Surgery he told why and how he does so, urged others to do likewise for the sake of their health.

Throwing axes at logs "is convenient, interesting and effective, for it brings into operation nearly all muscular groups in the body. It requires a stance and gives a twist to the torso which is most effective in subduing an uproarious waistline."

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