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champion, who had nbbeen-'Tjeaten
in ten years before'.tie" metmith in
a 14-round bout'at SanPrancisco' in
1899. " .""l '
Smith made a iorfune in the ""ring,
and gave awaya Jot of his money? He
has little of his fortune Te'ft, but'
enough to live comfortably, v
In his workoutsJinravgym'he'has
shown that while he-is not as-' fast?
on his feet as he.used'to'b'e.'heWstill-'
a marvelous boxer." 'Hev 'carries 'a
wjckedpunchalTd can whip any- of
the Portland ' fighters '"he is training
with. e 5 , ' ' "-
Trie-European war" has caused a
.boost ihtJKe cbst'of-bowling. Miner
,alie; -used', in- niaking balls, comes
from-Europe and is hard to get Mot
tledballs'Vtha'tlhave sold for $13.50'
are-now-;selhngor$15. Brown balls
cost s$l$ -and. 'black'' ones $12. The
incfeasecaused-by the war, is $1.50
in 'eachicase.-', - '
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"Mysterious" Billy Smith, Welterweight Champion-Twenty. Years Ago.
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My young daughter, age. 18, said j.night: "So many women who want'
Jo her suffragette,-auvaseT40flast.ltthe-vote.cannoi-get-a-YOter." Lu J,
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