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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 01, 1912, Image 24',
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'baby, Mary Colette. "See," she
laughed, "she is already rooting
for her father and by the time she
is two years old she will be lick
ing all the kids in the neighbor
hood." Johnny Kilbane, the new cham
pion is a home man.
"He comes home an hour after
his fights are oVer," continued his
wife. "He worships the baby and
can't bear to stay away from her.
I don't blame him. All my joy is
in nursing her. Don't she look
"Lots of boxers don't have chil
dren," says the new champion.
"They want their wives to travel
round with them and dress swell.
Don't want to be bothered with
babies. Now, I hold a man isn't
a man or a woman a woman un
less they want children."
"We went together years be
fore we married, in fact, grew up
together, and I know a man can't
be better off than in the company
of a good girl."
"Not even when boxing for the
"Not even then, because glory
is useless unless you ha,ve some
one to share it."
"I am not used to talking " said
Mrs. Kilbane. "I just want peo
ple to know my husband is good
and gentle and clean. I believe in
his profession and know an in
temperate man can't hold his own
in it. It Seems manly to me be
cause it makes a man healthy and
"No consumption for the boxer,
is there, Mary Colette?" By way
pi answer Mary. Colette grabbed
the curls again and the two tum
bled wildly about the floor.
"VOTES FOR WOMEN"
"What's all that noise?" the cap
' tain asked,
The mate stood by, a-'grinnin' j
"It's female women, sir," he said,
They're shoutin' "Votes for.
"A curse upon them mate" sajd
And sent his wheel a-spinnin',
"Whoever( heard of such a thing
As givin' votes to women ?
"Go down there,'' he commanded,
"An' clear the bloomin' cabin,
"We'll 'ave no blarsted meetin'
- 'ere; ' I
Or cries for 'Votes For Wom
en When mate returned he was 3
sight, ' ' ;
Skirts covered underpinning
While on his back wore a sign:
"We're after Votes For Worn-
The captain quailed before the
Of fifty angry women,
Then quickly dove into the sea,
Where they say he's still
Now the moral is, be not too gay;
When "knockin' " "Votes For
For woman's wrath is not a thing
At which you should be griii-