NAVY: Potbellyacher

The studied opinion of James Joseph ("Gene") Tunney is that the potbelly is one of mankind's most degrading afflictions. As director of the U.S. Navy's Physical Fitness Program, he is determined to eliminate it from the Navy. Last week he was scouring the country to line up 600 educated musclemen. With these 600 assistants, he hoped to slenderize the Navy's 325,000 men and keep them thin. Lieut. Commander Tunney had already bagged 70 (among them Harvard's famed Footballer Eddie Mahan).

Not long ago Tunney set forth in a memorandum to the whole Navy...

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