Sport: Madame Referee

In Los Angeles, citizens scarcely raise their eyebrows at sights that seem bizarre in other U. S. cities. On downtown streets they have grown accustomed to seeing women in pink pants & mink coats, sober grownups dodging in & out of traffic on motorized scooters, family sedans with Gospel quotations gold-lettered on their doors. Last week, Los Angelenos acquired another anomaly. Hereafter, when they go to the fights at the Olympic Auditorium, they will see a woman referee in the ring.

The woman the California Athletic Commission considers capable of refereeing boxing matches...

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