Friday, July 31, 2009

News From the Past - July 31, 1929

Today's selection comes from Titusville Pennsylvania, which I admit I wnet to because I once lived in Titusville Florida.
Policemen Must Use Own
Slenderizing Equipment

PITTSBURGH, July 30.—(AP)— Pittsburgh policemen and firemen who want to reduce will have to use other than city-owned equipment for the slenderizing process.
Council today voted down a proposal for the wholesale purchase of mechanical health and muscle builders. The plan called for placing one of these machines in each police and fire station.
I like this one mostly for the odd terms they use - but I guess "physical fitness" wasn't in the vocabulary yet.

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