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"Boxing also .furnishes a good
wholesome amusement' for men and
teaches them good sportsmanship
and genuine respect for fine, stalwart
"I 'do not believe in boxing as a
woman's sport. Women should not
attend ring contests at all, because
they have little sense of fair play or
the science of the game. Boxing is
decidedly a man's SDOrt."
A BRITISH SOLDlER FINDS
. WONDERFUL BLIND MEDIUM
Sir Alfred Turner, a British soldier
who, in Cecil Husk, 70 years old and
blind, claims to have discovered the
most wonderful medium of spiritual-'
DIARY OF FATHER TIME
..It is not so very many years since
the ministers in New England occu
pied the same position in society that
the priest did in the Middle Ages.
For two centuries the minister's
house was the seat of learning; in
fact, it. was very seldom that books.
were to be found in a community ex
cept at the minister's. And during
the seventeenth and well on into the
eighteenth century, he combined in
himself te offices of preacher, doc
tor, teacher and lawyer. No youth
was sentraway to college until he had
been well drilled by the local-clergyman.
It has passed' into a common
proverb that the sons of clergymen
are rogues, whereas in Colonial days
the highest recommendation a youth
could have was that he was the son
of a minister.
.POLITICIANS TIE HANDS OF
GREAT SOCIAL WORKER
Miss Kate Barnard.
Oklahoma City, Feb. 2. As a re
sult of the legislature's action in cut
ting off her worlting allowance, Miss
Kate Barnard, commissioner of char
ities and corrections, has to endher
great reform movements. However,
she has in mind a plan to appeal to
the public for funds with which to
carry on her work among the poor-
ignorant and helpless.