"Hot Dog" fighter in boxing (1941)

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D.C. Ring Body Seeks 'Angel' For Salary Bill; D.C. Ring Body Seeks 'Angel' For Salary Bill
By Al Hailey. The Washington Post (1877-1954). Washington, D.C.: Jun 9, 1941. p. 16 (2 pages)
Second page, or Pg. 18, col. 7:
  "Now the boxing records of these three pet referees of the 'Brown' members of the New York Commission would make interesting reading.  None of them could fight a lick.  I know, for I managed Donovan.  Fullum was only a four-rounder, and just one of the 'stink-aroos' at that.   Cavanaugh, who fought under the name of Billy Glover, was what is now called a 'hot dog fighter.'  When he boxed, the customers ran out to the 'hot dog stands.'  Of Donovan, as a fighter, the less said the better.  You, in Washington, saw 'Little Arthur' work!"

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