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BOXING LESSONS FOR BOYS-MIKE GIBBONS
AND HIS SONS GIVE INSTRUCTIONS
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Proper Way to Hold Hands, Posed by Jack and Bob Gibbons.
The second of a series on boxing by
Mike Gibbons, middleweight cham
pion, and his two sons, Jack and Bob,
especially for The Day Book. Gib
bons says he will not allow his sons
to be fighters when they grow up, but
advocates boxing as an exercise.
jj BY MIKE GIBBONS
j (Middleweight Champion)
Study the above picture closely be
fore you pull on. the gloves. See that
you double your fists correctly, as
shown in the center picture. This is
the natural as well as easy way and
also the safest method, for once your
hands are crippled on an opponents
CARMEN GET BACK PAY
One hundred switchmen, tenders
and grademen of the street car com
pany will be paid $87 to $115 extra
in their next pay envelopes. This
money is the award of the arbitration
board of last June.
elbows or head you will experience
difficulty in future bouts.
Should you attempt to box with
your hands in the position shown in
the pictures to the left and right and
rdrlve home a solid blow chances are
100 to 1 you will break your thumbs.
It isn't necessary to bind your hands
with tape for friendly sparring con
tests or to soak them in brine, as did
the old gladiators of the bare knuckle
Make sure that your hands fit
snugly in the gloves, then "break"
the mitts, or soften the padding. Al
ways keep your hands closed and
learn to hit straight, your body be
hind every blow.
A HINT FOR SOME GIRLS
When Japanese women go to the
theater they begin dressing for it the
day before w
OPEN SUB-TAX STATIONS
22 sub-tax collection stations wIQ
open tomorrow for the payment of
taxes. This is an idea of County ,'
Treas. Stuckart, who has enlisted th
Buport of the neighborhood banks ;
with his office. $7,000,000 is expect '
ed to be handled in this manner. r
Wouldn't it stir you to your depths
to know that Dr. Sole is a Cleveland