How children can grow strong for their country's service

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C.E. Merrill Company, 1920 - Human physiology
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Page 251 - This textbook may be borrowed for two weeks, with the privilege of renewing it once. A fine of five cents a day is incurred by failure to return a book on the date when it is due. The Education Library is open from 9 to 5 daily except Saturday when it closes at 12.30.
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Page 231 - Always stand squarely on the feet with heels separated about 5 inches, and feet pointing nearlg> ' ly straight forward, arms hanging easily at the sides, chest slightly raised, and head up. FIRST EXERCISE. Raise arms sideways to horizontal position. Turn the palms upward and force the arms back as far as possible. While in this position, count slowly from one to four, and at each count describe a complete circle about 12 jnches in diameter, the arms remaining stiff and pivoting from the shoulders.
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Page 225 - I tried to-day to sit up and stand up straight, to eat slowly, and to attend to toilet and each need of my body at its regular time.
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