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"LIKE FIGHTS? UGH, NO!" BUT "GUNBOAT"
SMITH DANCED DIVINELY, SO THEY WED
Mrs. "Gunhoat" Smith and her
fighting husband. Both are standing
on a level Note the difference in
Seattle, Wash, "Ugh!"-said Mrs.
Gunboat Smith at the suggestion that
it would be a delightful experience for
Jier to watch her devoted and mus
cular husband hang a devastating
wallop on the person of Mr. John Ar
thur Johnson, thus wresting from
that dusky warrior the crown and
the scepter'of Fistians.
"Wild horses couldn't drag me to
the ringside," she declared. "I never
have and never will witness a prize
fight. I think it is a demoralizing and
brutalizing sport, which money-mad
and unscrupulous promoters have
commercialized. I wish Mr. Smith
would quit the ring and get a job.
Even working behind the ribbon
counter in a department store would
You would never guess why Mrs.
Smith married the "Gunboat." It's
because he dances so well!
They first met at a 6ance in New
York City two years agd, and Mrs.
"Gunboat" loved him at the end of
the "Moonlight Waltz." They were
married last January in Chicago.
The wife of the champion of the
world' barring Johnson, Langford,
Jeanette and McVey (all, alas for the
supremacy of the white face! being