The gold medal given for first place in the monthly Posing Contest is captured this month by Jacob Baxt, of St. John, N. B. This splendidly built young athlete keeps trying and has been collecting awards fairly regularly. The silver medal for second place. goes to Mr. E. W. Mattson, of Pleasantville, N. J. This man has only recently become a physical culturist, and since taking regularly to bar bell work, he has made very satisfactory improvement.