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Poses Obligingly for Our Admiring Readers

���When you get to the point where you can do easily the shoulder stand shown below you will know you are getting on. In this you can't depend on your hands



��Here is one you'll have to practice hard to master. One man is sup- porting himself on two rings through which he has thrust his arm. The other man is doing a hand stand on his arm

��This trick, which is the hand stand, calls for fine poise. The rings and ropes are likely to move at any moment. It is only by clever bal- ancing that this pose can be held even momentarily

��This is the difficult double lever. One performer does the usual back lever while another suspends himself from a towel around the first one's neck




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