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MRS. JESS WILLARD, WIFE OF CHAMPION, JUS
.WOMAN WHO LOVES HOME AND CHILDREN
Mrs. Jess Willard, wife of the world's heavyweight champion, sur-s
rounded by her children at her pretty home in Hollywood. "Little Jess"' is
shown in overalls and he- is one of the jolliest children in.all Los Angeles.
BY .TOM LEWIS
Sporting Editor Los Angeles Record
Los Angeles, Cal., 'April 20. Mrs.
Jess Willard, wife of- the world's
heavyweight champion, cares little
for fights or fighters, aside from the
love she bears for her gigantic hus
band. She is far more, interested in
her children, of which there are four,'
ranging in, age from a small baby to a
bright-faced girl of 7.
"It is all very new and strange,
this fuss and hurry," she explained
graphed, in a. bouse dress. "Jess Wil-t
lard would never stand for that,1' she-
added, referring',to the necessity forj
a .quick change . j
Then "Little Jess," a 16?months-i
old toddler, , came swaggering to
ward us. - ,. -
"Just likeliis daddy," -Mrs. Willardl
explained, calling attention to thei
great, innopentsaucer-Iike eyes. AncU
to proye it 'Tittle Jess" shoved forth
his pudgy .'hand and made a pass atr
his sistet, aged ,4. Following this.fcej
.ch'herjyjithe'length. of -the porch.