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RACING 'QUEEN: CHALLENGES HER SEX FOR
Los Angeles, Cal. -The challenge
of Miss MyrQe Steadman against all
other drivers of her sex to contest
for a woman's championship auto
race has rpused response all over the
country, and the outcome may soon
he one of the most sensational sport
ing events ever staged in the west.
Miss Steadman, a Los Angeles girL
recognized as a daring speed-burner,
Miss Myrtle Steadman.
"OUR FRIENDS THE ENEMY"
A zealous bobby captured a work
Ingman and haled him into court on
the charge of being an unregistered
German. The man swore he had a
Russian birth certificate, .and pro
duced it Then said the magistrate,
"But why have you for 10 years
been masquerading as a German?"
"Because," answered the. man,
apologetically, "when; Icame to Eng
land 10 years ago the ieeflng against
Russia was so strong that I was
obliged to pass myself off for a Ger
man," Harper's Weekly.
wants to show the world that wom
en have the nerve and ability to .drive
racing autos as fast or even a little
faster than the famed male mahouts.
Miss Lillian Hayward, another
California girl, has already accepted
Mias Steadman's defi.
"The winner of the first battle of
racing women will right deserve "the
title 'Queen of the Racing World,'
said Miss Steadman. And maybe
a little later we'll challenge some of
the kings." -
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