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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 12, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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youngsters in the manly art of
glove slinging. His class consists of
10 boys Tuesday evening and 15
Thursday and Saturday evenings.
kilroy is an ideal man for this po
sition, as, he had long experience in
the ring before becoming a manager.
He has developed many good men
and knows the proper way to train
the young idea. Jim is to mix busi
ness' with instruction and believes
he will find one or two boys out of
his class that can be prepped for pro-
Jimmy Kilroy
fessional work if they care to go into
the game regularly.
He will continue his managerial
work as the head of a fine stable of
mitt slingers. Young Herman is
ready for his engagement with Spike
Kelly at Evansville, and Jim is put
ting in long hours with Terry
Thomas, .getting the latter ready for
a go with Billy Papke Aug. 25 at
Terre Haute.
If Jimmy Kilroy and Tommy Han-
ley are good prophets, Jess Willard s
crown will soon be hung on North
Clark street According to these vet
eran ring experts, Bill 'Brennan, once
known as Bill Shanks, is the boy who
will bring it there. Bill is now in
'town after a run of 27 victories in
the east, 24 of which were by the
knockout route.
It's only a year ago since Bill was
fighting at the "wildcat" shows
around Chicago and considered giv
ing up boxing and going back to his
old trade as an ironworker. Jimmy
Kilroy told him to stick and get in
touch with Leo Flynn of New York.
Flynn agreed to handle Brennan if he
.came east. The rest of his history
is well known to boxing fans.
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Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. 12.
Without endorsing any presidential
candidate, but distributing praise
among the Socialist, Republican,
Progressive and Prohibition parties,
the executive session of the National
Woman's Party late yesterday
avowed its purpose to oppose the re
election of Pres. Wilson and the
Democratic party in the eleven states
where women have the vote because
of the failure of the party to pass
a national suffrage amendment
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The folk who put their money in
the Lorimer bank, not realizing that
tii b.g om banks and their pals, the
newspapers, were determined to
crush that institution, got their first
measure of relief today when re
ceiver's checks for 25 per cent of
the losses were mailed.
The welcome papers were sent
from the office of Wnr. C. Kiblack,
receiver, last night and tbjs morning.
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There's one thing aboift a coat of
tan. It may not be becoming, but it
always fits.
Under the rule of the United States,
more than 3,000,000 natives of .the
Philippines have had some instruc
tion in the English language and
more of them sneak and write it than
any other tongue.
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