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- DESCRIBES i'jTHE. MEETING OF GANS AND ;NELSdN AT
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On.?: of the five: great fights in
'this country was; the ,Garis-Nelson,
meeting, at.Gfqldfield;; New, .Sep-,
temfier 2,19f which-Nelson lost
on, afoul in the 42nd round.
Thepapefs.saicl it was, a. delib
erate foul, iplan, -manager' of
Nfelson, claimed the;Ba;ttler was
jobbed, TJut no one paiduany at
tention to him. Jteferee George
Sijer qajdthefqul was intentional
as',,Jid niany' critics at the -ringside.
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Gans went arpuft,d Nelson. like
a copper round a barrel, but Nel
son .took puriishmen like a stoic.
Was Wonderful.-" :1 . . "
iA.. gamer mn nfever Jived than
jNel?ori and Gans . had-. few ring- ' -"equal?.
- Gans -fought : a clean, iriirily.:
fight: .He had beeru forced to-'
veigh hi iat'i33; ringside with.his
Itpgs' Pji,N which meant he had to
make 131 pc$n'ds;;Hfc-fboied Nei- .
pp.n hjr making the weightrtnd-r.e- ,
iainihg his strength arid .fie left'
the ringhelred hyf men who.
came ready . to-hiss him.. It'was
Nelson and "Nolan wh.o werehjss-;
ed ;..".. . : ,.'.'". 'f-
Round after round Gahsipuhch
fed Nelson until the Bane's face-,
lost resemblance tp. a human
countenance, but lie piled in for ..
more, doggedly, tryifrg to wear
dovvn his opponent. Twice Gans
knocked him , down, and once
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