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V,- v I . . SUNDAY MORNING. MAY 13, 1923. PART II. U' EXCESS WEIGHT HER SPECIALTY '' "" """" . v -.L ' i t-tt. 1 ,J ... Ail mr7m--mrmm nnia. l!l - if - 1 r'W ' ' 'j M f! , V " s2C 4 ni.wA'.' fwr,&j 7 .TJV.w. Steel-jawed shovels are cutting roadways. Vy-7y cS tMMWWlrll'UMIlllllflt.W i ien"' With holders of Convertible Subscriptions selecting homesites and hundreds of men at work on either construction or engineering tasks, the development of the finest and largest residential subdivision crews are worlcing on the coast road. Community Golf Course Now Being Planned Plans are being made for the community golf course. The course will -;v4 Surplus Pounds Decide Noted Physician's Career Dr. Lulu Hunt Peters Cures Herself First Nation's Foremost Foe of Fat as War Heroine When a prankish fate took the notion of adding Home score or more of unneeded pounds to Mies Lulu Hunt Peters about thirty years ago it did the young woman tin Inestimablo favor. Today the 3 4 r 2 T' , 4i lis" f Ay I ' Dr. Lulu Hunt Peters little New England girl, whose excess weight made her practically a eocial outcast In her youth. In , JJr. Lulu Hunt Peters, undoubtedly the best known and best loved woman physician In America and one of the most popular writers on medical subjects In The limes. Today, also. Dr. Lulu Hunt Peters Is no longer afflicted with unheeded weight. Not only has she succeeded In losing her extra poundage, but through the columns of The Times and many other newspapers she has succeeded In relieving thousands and thousands of wonren and men of their excess weight PHYSICIAN TO SELF It all came about, Dr. Peters saye, through her youthful affliction. She decided In her youth that she would lose her extra weight, and In line with this determination took up the study of medicine, centering her studies principally on the causes and remedy of fat and the psychology of fat persons. Untiring study and perseverance soon placed her in the front rank of authorities on relieving overburdened persons. Her fame has spread rapidly and she has given up her large private practice to devote her time to tire larger work of writing on health subjects in newspapers, magazines and pamphlets, through which she reaches millions of persons daily. Dr. Peter6's training and experi ence has been varied. She was graduated from the Kastern Maine Htate Normal School a a teacher, from the University of Southern California as a Bachelor of Arts, from the University of California tt a doctor of medicine, and h has also taken graduate work in the New York and Chicago Post-t;riitl'.atfc colleges and at Harvard, i'he- has been instructor in pathol-i'Py and instructor in infant-feeding in several hospitals in Los Angeles, including the County Hospital. During the war Pr. Peters especially distinguished herself. In recognition of her work with the Ited Cros reconstruction forces In tho Balkans, Dr. Peters was awarded thn coveted decoration of SC Sava from the Serbian government. tnd '.be Kkanderberg decoration of Albania for her public-health work while :n the Balkans. WARTIME WORK The first thing the woman physician wrote was a little book called "Diet and Health with a Key to th ) Calories." This was an immediate success. It was written as a contribution to the food-conservatto-.i movement during the war. At that time che was chairman of the pub ,ic health committee of tho Fe t ration of Women's Clubs of the Los Angeles district. finalizing that many adults and children would undermine their health in an effort to save food, Dr. Peters wrote the book, she said, to safeguard them and advise them Just mi what foods they could cut down. While here, Dr. Peters added to the lectures which she was giving one on how to reduce. This lecture was later sold In printed form, the proceeds going to the Ked Cross, and becomo so popular that who wrote another and larger pamphlet on the subject. Dr. Peters's fame continued to grow through the sale of these pamphlets, and upon her return from overseas she was engaged to write a dally newspaper feature on "Diet and Health" by a national syndicate. Since then she has given up her private practice and is dovotlng all tier, time to this work, reaching millions of people dally and bringing relief to thousands of overweight persons alnnually. PIONEER ANGELENO WOMAN SUCCUMBS JUL". ANNETTE TTtAXTEIt HAD RESIDED HERE FOH ALMOST FIFTY YEARS Death yesterday claimed anoth. rr Los Angeles pioneer, Mrs. An nette Thatter, SS years of age, a resident of this city for forty-eight rears. She died at her home, 792S 'ompton avenue, where she had resided forty-two years, after an extended Illness. Mrs. Thaxter came to the city fr6m St. Croix Falls. Minn., when ros Aageles was little more than a .Illage. She was born Jn Sweden. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday at the reck & Miane mortuary chapel. Interment vlll be in Koscdnlo Cemetery. Mrs. Thaxter lnavna ,.... ....... Lnd three daughters. They are 'harles and Robert Thaxter of Los nccles. Mrs. I.lllln ii,,....ii Vsuau and Mrs. Jennie Herson snd llegra. Schweitzer, both of this uy. ens tmo leaves a number of Inters and brothers, ttuldirx- in h Non-Convertible Subscribers May Now Have Selection Maps A copy of the great five-color selection map, each containing ten pages two feet wide and three feet long will be presented to NON-CONVERTIBLE SUBSCRIBERS upon request. A special arrangement makes a limited distribution of these maps possible. Csll at any of the offices listed below. Water well on Panhandle proves ample supply. in the West Palos Verdes Estates is forging ahead. Spanish Type Clubhouse To Overlook Malaga Cove A beautiful Spanish type clubhouse is to be be full eighteen holes with turf fairways and greens. It will be designed by one of the best-known golf architects. It is expected that play may begin on this course early next year. This course will be open to every Palos Verdes resident or subscriber. It will be the only course in greater Los Angeles cooled erected at once on a sightly terrace in tne Malaga Heights section. Plants are completed. Bids will be requested this week. The club building will contain a large lounge room dining room, kitchen, servants' quarters, etc., and a number of bedrooms for a week-end or permanent guests. Rising from one story to three, the building will form a "tower" from which the magnificent expanse of Palos Verdes may be viewed. Six Thousand Feet of Grading Completed The six thousand-foot boulevard leading into Palos by direct ocean breezes in the summer. First Well Proves Ample Wafer Supply The drilling of the first water well has disclosed water resources that ex-ceeded expectations and abundant supply of water can be developed as needed. Nursery To Be Established A nursery for the growing of plants, ornamental shrubs and trees is being established. Homesite selectors will soon be able to secure, from from a supply right on the Estates, growing things with which to beautify their property. , Convertible Subscribers Should Act Promptly The right of priority in land selections for CONVERTIBLE SUBSCRIB- ERS terminates May 26. All holders of Convertibles should secure their selection, maps immediately and exercise their choice of LAND. We, have a small number of Convertible Subscriptions for resale at 125, in combination with an equal number of NON-Convertibles at 110. Call at the General Sales office, 929 So. Broadway, for full particulars about these subscriptions which bring your choice of LAND. Verdes trom the Kedondo side is graded and surfacing will start at once. Construction crews are now at work opening new roads to the Northeast Townside and the West Townside. The Zenith Road a scenic road leading over the crest of the hills is also ftrrpont nH Wlnr S, Utiri. Arch. Archlte:t's Drawing of Cubhouse DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES COMMONWEALTH TRUST CO. TRUSTEE Lsne Mortgage Bldg., Los Angeles. HENRY CLARKE Director of Sales General Ssles Offices, 929 South Broadway Los Angeles BAKERSFIELD Suiter & Co. 1514 2Cth St. Phone 1069 GLENDALE Wm. F. Carroll 635 N. Isabel St. I'hone 2407AV HOLLYWOOD Grant B. Dolgs 700 Hollywood Blvd. I'hone 57441 REDONDO II. H. Towl Main Lobby Hodondo Hotel I'hone COOS LONG BEACH Geo. W. Druner 116-rarlflc Ave. I'hone L. B, 629-70 SAN PEDRO Frank Duoll f3 Beacon St. Thono S. T. 370 PASADENA Robert H Nogley 66 East Holly St. Fair Oaks 7242 SANTA MONICA BAY DISTRICT I Niff 1045 Ocean Ave. Santa Monica l'hono 23014 Are You Interested in Gardening? Every Issue of Farm and Tractor, the Illustrated agricultural magazine Issued with the LOS ANGELES SUNDAY TIMBS, contains hints, helps and suggestions tor the horns gardener SJt4 fruit grower. TIMES Rental Service Embraces : Houses flats enartmrnfa. rooms, beach cottages, country homes, mountain cabins, poultry ranches, ranches, farm .n-rls, stim. offleftL taffi rooming houses and "everything that has a roof." Grouped and cUsslfled tor ,ulrh ref- erence. at, i

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