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WOMEN PAY PRIZE FIGHTERS $25 FOR BOXING
LESSONS! GREAT WAY TO REDUCE
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Miss Caroline Bauman, profession
al tioxer, who performed for Nixola
Greeley Smith, photographed as she
landed a left iab on the law of Eddie
Toy, the old lightweight, who is her
BY NIXOLA GREELEY SMITH
New York, March 4. J have jusl;
come from a prize fight., fbave just
shaken hands with Battling Levinsky,
Young Ahearn, the Brooklyn dancing
master," Knockout BrowhpJack Brit
ton, Tom Kennedy and other lights
of the pugilistic world. And life
holds no further mysteries for me. I
have seen them box!
Don't be shocked. You will betray
the fact that you are behind the times
if the thought of a woman at a box
ing bout gives you the tiniest shiver.
New York women are boxing mad.
Those who wondered what we were
going to do after we got tired of tart
going and fox-trotting need worry no
longer! They know the answer now.
We are going to box!
Already many society girls are tak-
J ing lessons. in the manly art and be-
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