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ed with, Oliver Kirk, a veteran of
. three, score battles, and wise to
all the tricks of the trade. Cin
cinnati 'fight fans, familiar with
both men were astonished at the
match. It was a shame to match
a raw youngster against a tried
scrapper. N "
But Pufcell made good. He
shaded his opponent throughout
the ten-round go. His backers
took along chance, -and the lad
justified th.ir judgment.
PurcelUdid notcome out of the
battle unmarked but' he was fresh
at the finish, and could have trav
eled the route, again.
Inexperience and nervousness
on the-part pi the novice were ap
parent at the start of the bout,
but he' improved as the bout pro
gressed. A few more matches
and the Cincinnati ex-amateur
will develop a fighting style of his
awn. Then he will he ready for
the men near the top, and will
be hard to stop.
Purcell reminded the audience
of Battling Nelson. The long
reach of Kirke bothered him in
the initial rounds, but he bored
in, and mcrre than held his own at
infighting. There was a kick in
each of his mitts, and they trav
eled at lightning speed.
It will be a long time before the
new professional will be clever
enough to tackle the topnotchers
in his division With proper
care and more experience, how
ever, Purcell is bound to be heard
Remember the name: Willie
Purcell of Cincinnati. ,'
BAKED BEEF LOAF
Take 3 pounds ot round steak
land 1-2 pound of salt pork; put
both through a meat grinder;
season with 1 tablespoonful of
salt, 1 teaspoonful of pepper and
a dash or two of paprika. Add 10
tablespoonfuls of cracker or bread
crumbs, 3 tablespoonfuls of sweet
milk. After mixing thoroughly
add 2 well beaten veggs and form
into a loaf; place in a baking pan,
sprinkle topr,of loaf with crumbs
and bits of butter, pour over loaf
1-2 pint of boiling water, and
bake in the oven for nearly 2
hours. When done carefully re
move -with parsley and serve
with a thick gravy made from the
liquid-remaining-in the pan.
IT ALL DEPENDS
An Italian organ grinder gave
the conductor a quarter in 'paying
his fare and the conductor rang
up the fare and put the change in
his pocket. The poor Italian
looked atihim, and, saying noth
ing, passed into the car.
An Irishman was next. He
gave the conductor a dime and
the conductor rang up the fare
and put the change in his pocket.
The Irishman looked at him for
a moment and then he said : Come
on and hand over that nickel;
you might play that on an organ,
but you can't play it on a harp..
When it comes tOf ulfilling our
expectations, some people are
just about as satisfacton as. an
alarm clock that doesn't go off.