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I J 3"0M SHARKEY TALKS REAL PEEVISH ABOUTFLYNN
New York, June 11. "Who'll
win the Johnson-Fly nn fight?"
asked the correspondent of The
Day Book, as he chatted with
Tom Sharkey, hereditary cham
pion of Ireland and the U. S.
navy, in his Bowerv saloon. K
"Say, don't kid yourself!"
growled Tom, in that throaty
voice of his. "Th"is3ain't gonna be
no fight. 'Sgonna be a joke a
regular joke, see?
"Who's tfiis Flynn .guy any
how? Who'd he ever lick that a
one-armed mutt couldn't put
away in four rounds-? Nobody! '
"An' he's goin'rup,agin the best
scrapper in tjie' world today for
that's what Johnson 'i's an' don't
you ferget it. . - '
"A lot o''guys thinks Johnson's
a flash in the pan, 'ut he ain't.
Just 'causehe's colorefvain't no
sign he can't scrap. T "Johnson's a
machine. He's 'a -good general,
"What round-will Johnson win
in? Sav. kid. tFint';iin tn him
If he warits to give. 'the. gang a run
for their money, he'll let the scrap
go 10 or 12 rounds. If Ke wants
fn show hf ain't- crnnfUnnt- VioMI
jump in an' finish Flynn in about
he's got the build, an'd'he kin hit. J