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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 02, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 11',
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"BOXING FINEST SPORT IN WORLD FOR BOYS"
Mrs. Harry Gilmore and Her Baby.
" Venice, Cal., Feb. ,2. "I believe in
boxing for three reasons," declares
Mrs. Harry Gilmorevife. of the one
time manager of Packey McFarland
and well known in the world of sport
as a manager, of fighters.
"Boxing is-the finest thing in the
world for growing boys;
"Boxing,, I believe,, develops a bet
ter race physicalfy.J
"Boxing trains people in' the ways
Of fair play.
""These are tbe.three.reasbns why I
-believe in boxing" contests. I am a
mother and I cannot understand how
any mother- can possibly-be opposed
to' this sport. I have seen, innumer
able cases of mothers haying their
weak, puny sons placed tinder the
care of-a boxer who would train and
develop them into, fine, upstanding
men. Unless a man has abound phys
ique how can he posse&& power to
use ail his mental capacities?.