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THE TOMMY MURPHY FAMILY LIGHTWEIGHT CONTENDERS BEST BOOSTERS ARE WIFE AND CHILD BABY BETS DOL LIES DADDY WILL WIN. Here's Tommy Murphy, the fighting Irish lad who is the most formid able contender for Willie Ritchie's title, and his wife and little daughter,' Regina. Of all the fight fans, Mrs. Murphy and little Regina are his staunch est supporters. Regina is willing to bet all her dolls that papa knocks Wil lie Ritchie out from under the crown of lightweight champion of the world, in their fight that is scheduled to come otf in San Francisco some time in' April. Tommy is betting the same way. -o- A SMALL BOY'S REASONING The small boy had been warned by his nurse as to- the awful results of biting. "If you bite your nails," she said, "you will swell out like an air-balloon." The small boy believed, took heed, and didn't bite his nails. Later, when at a children's party, he stood .and gazed at the corpulent hostess for some minutes in silence. Then he spoke. "You bite your nails," he said. o o Charity covers a multitude of sins," quoted the Wise Guy. "Yes, and lots of them don't deserve to be covered," complained the Simple Mug. Phila delphia Record.