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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 27, 1912, Image 19

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THEY'RE BpQMING WILLIE RICHIE AS A CQMI&G
. ,. WORLD'S CHAMPION ' "
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San Francisco, CaL, May 27.
-.Willie Ritchie, lightweight cham
pion of the world.
To a great many who saw the
San Francisco boxer give Ad
Wolgast a thorough, beating in
four founds it would 'noj,-
Ad Wolgast's appearance dur
ing Ritchie figh't showing how he
was battered (left) fight pose of
Willie Ritchie.
prising to see him set down in the
records as the premier of his class
within a very short time, and if
Joe Rivers fails to annex the
crown on next Independence day,
Ritchie will'be the real contender
for the title.
A few months past 21, with
only a shorty career in the ring,
the future of Ritchie is one of the
j brightest and full of promise. A
thoroughly clean liver, bright, in
telligent, possessed of personal
ity that wins friends, having the
bearing appearance of a young
bank clerk rather than that of a
boxer, he is a credit to a much
malignejl profession. Io tin. ears
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