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lor his enemy; who suffered a
broken rib in the early part of the
mill. Miller tired in the 12th,
and. from then on it was only a
question of how lohg it would
take Flynn to finish him. Yes
terday's scrap added 'nothing to
iFlynn's reputation, r v:$ .,
1 Joe Mandot.
Joe Rivers, 'the battling Mexi
can was knocked from his ped
estal yesterday. b Jo Mandot,
the French butcher boy from
New Orleans. Mandot fought a
superb battle, his cleverness put
ting Rivers at sea after the iirst
half of the scrap had been passed.
Toward the end Rivers, realiz
ing that he "was. being beaten by '
the mechanical precision of the
Frenchman's fighting, bored in
and attempted to put over a
knockout. Thfs style of milling
suited-Mandot, who jabbed his'
right and left into the Mexican's
face until it was a bleeding pulp.
The only disappointment about
MandoYs work was his failure to
put over a knock-out when he had
Rivers at his mercy.. There was
not a knockdown scored during
the. fightr the nearest to it being ,
when Rivers dropped the Cres
cent City pug to one knee in the
seventeenth. "Mandot will be
matched with Ad Wolgast in a'
bout for the lightweight title.
Another gent has come from
Australia to get the licking of his
life. It took Eddie McGoorty
just 30 seconds toloiockout Dave
Smith at New York. The blow
that put Smith away was a light
ap to the jaw. He was a bigger
frost that Bill Squires.
Joe Jearinette, aspirant to Jack
Johnson's title, was outpointed
by'Jeff Clarke in Pittsburg in six
rounds. The result was the sur
prise of the day.
I Even Battling Nelson was in'
the ring yesterday. .The Battler
fought a 15-round. draw "with
Steve Ketchel at St. Louis Mo.
Bat 'resorted to his "old-time rush
ing tactics, but the oower was
lacking., " "$