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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 12, 1912, Image 17',
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kers by then.
Speaking of universal transfers,
'didn't the city council about two
months1 ago give the. "L" roads
ten days in whiqh to jssue univer
sal transfers. Correct, the council
did. A, dried prune will be given
for the best answer to
- Why is a city council order?
' Johnny KUbane Tvon an easy
decision over Jack -Moore, the
Pittsburgh srrioke, in ten rounds
at Tiffin, O., last night.- -,
i FROM STAGE TOtRING.
From "spear-carnerl!' "to pugi-
Bst. yv -
t How's thaTfor ajump?jute
sofrfe, isn't it?
n The subject of this rather odd
tale of the ring is big Ed Ken
nedy, ex-amateur heavyweight
champion 5f the Pacific coast,
idol of4he Olympic Cluh of San
Francisco, and regarded by many
followers of boxing as a genuine
white hope. '
j Kennedy was formerly a bari
tone singer in the chorus of a
r But the stage palled, on him.
He longed -for more, excitement.
The chance came.
Everybody was talking about
"white hopes," therefore it was
only natural that'a friend of the
chorus man, because of the tat
ter's size, should spring 'the subject.
"Look here, Ed, you are big,
strong, active and have nerve
dr you wouldn't be a chorus: man.
Why don't you turn white hope?''
eye. Ed quit the chorus, joined
the Olympic Club, took up "box
ing, and at the last tournament
won the chanipionsKip pf the Pa
cific coast. About -two months
The question rang the bull's J won a decision.
ago he entered the professional
ranks, securing a draw with vet
eran Joe Long on the night-of his
debut. His next battle was with
Al Williams, dver whom he easily