Education: Exercise for Defense

John Bernard Kelly, Democratic leader of Philadelphia, is tough. As a contractor's helper he once fell four stories without getting hurt. He was Olympic singles sculling champion (1920). At 51 he still rows, plays handball, swims, golfs. Last fall he went to Washington and told President Roosevelt that national defense demanded that all citizens toughen themselves for physical ordeals ahead.

President Roosevelt told Jack Kelly to draft a plan. Kelly did, but the plan marked time on the President's desk. Last week Strong Man Kelly got action. He was appointed director of physical training for the nation by Fiorello LaGuardia, director of...

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