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Meeting Of Gymnastic Teachers

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Milwaukee, Aug-. 3. - The gymnastic teachers met jointly with the students of the gymnastic summer school. Dr. Robtrt Fischer of Cleveland lectured on animal heat. He gave the results of various experiments, which showed the largest portion of animal heat to be produced by muscular system increased by bodily exercise. The speaker closed by advising the teachers to study physiology, if not medicine. Dr. Khron, professor of physiology of the Unlversity of Illinois, at Champla', delivered the first of a series of lectuicrs for the summer cours of the gymnastic normal school. He explained the merits of gymnastics from a physical point of view. Physical training recommendsjtself, he said, for the development of wil] power, which manifests itself by closer attention and greater strength of memory. In Chicago alone, the speaker said, eleven children were maimed daily in the factories, the accidents occurring after 3 o'clock from exhaustion. He added that the record should be a warning to those who believe in the old way of allowing matters to run themselves, instead of using our every means for the promoMilwaukee lectured shrdlu etaoin shrdl tion of the common welfare. Dr. Fischer of Cleveland then made some demonstrations to show the functions of the heart. William Fleck of Milwaukee lectured on the purfose of Germán gymnastics, in which he summarized the views of the founders and its advocates of the present time as well as lts opponents. afiiumssdraersb vthe.meTo.aorko utka-S


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