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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 03, 1912, Image 20',
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GREAT TO BE A "CHAMPEEN", BUT FIERCE BEING A
"Ladies and gentlemen," says
the Spieler with Lightweight
Champion Wolgast's theatrical
show, "I am proud to introduce
to you Ad Wolgast, known
throughout Fistiana as the Cadil
lac Wildcat and the undisputed
lightweight champeen of the
"Mr. WolgastV continues Mr.
Spieler, "will give an exposition
of his training methods, and con
clude his performance with a
three-round exhibition with his
No cheers for the sparring
partner none at all.'
It is fine to be a champion and
drag down a thousand or a mill
ion, or whatever it is Ad gets, a
But it's fine to be a sparring
It isn't fair. The sparring part
ner is human. He has strength,
youth, stamina, -grit and skill. He
has ambition, too. He has perhaps
a sneaking notion that he could
beat the champion. He is 10
pounds lighter than Ad. Suppose
he on an impulse gave ambition
free rein? Suppose he tore into
Perish the thought ! To save his
reputation, Ad would be all over
him in a flash. The sparring
partner's job would be at stake. A
job's a job.
But there is no reason why the
sparring partner's name shouldn't
get into the newspaper jusfe"
once. In the mterestof the square
deaL his name is herewith given.
It is Sally Salvator.
Never a hand does Sally get.
The cheers are all for Ad. Some
day, perhaps, his turn-will come.
He is young gonly 18 and he's
whipped all the boys around Sac
ramento, Calif., where he lives.
He's had 40 battles and only-Jost
They know him in San Francis-1
co. Before he turnedprofession
al he was the amateur champion
of the coast at his weight. He
dreams dreams of some day be
ing himself a champeen and
dragging down a thousand or a
million a week with a vaudeville
turn, and.dictating terms to the
near-champs whereby he will get
99 per cent of the gate receipts
and all of the moving picture
profits, win, lose or draw.
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