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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 14, 1913, Image 15

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Wolgast, is a great little planner.
Tom's latest is a bird. He only
wants Charley Cutler to turn over
the management of Jess Willard
to him. Cutler and Jones met
this afternoon to consider the
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W lard can beat Luther McCarty,,
the heavy champ, and wants to
preside at the slicing of the purse
when that event conies off. Of
course, he offers to pay something
to Cutler to release the giant
Kansas biffer. Jones claims he
and Ad Wolgast lost $15,000
(real money) betting on Flynn
and Palzer against McCarty, and
he wants to get it back. Whoever
manages Willard in the next few
months will have the best meal
ticket in the pug world.
Jack Redmond slapped Joe
Welling of Chicago on the jaw in
the fourth round at Milwaukee
last night and Joe lost intereft in
the proceedings. Welling forced
the fighting up to the time the
sleeper was handed him. Red
mond says he can come all the
way back and is going after big
ger game in his class.
Spike Kelly of Chicago got a
hairline decision over Ray Bron
sofi in eight rounds at Memphis.
Considering the short notice up
on which he entered the ring,
Bronson put up a great fight. He
opened a cut over Kelly'seye and
in the fifthround pummeled the
Chicagoan until he was almost
out. Wildcat Ferns was billed to
meet Kelly, but backed out.
Denver fight promoters are
confident the Colorado legislature
will license limited bouts under
the control of a commission simi
lar to that which supervises
scraps in New Yxrk. Already
plans have been made for a go be
tween Jimmy Gabby and How
ard Baker for Jan. 24.
Joe Rivers and Leach Cross
will furnish tonight's big fight
card in New York. Each has
posted a forfeit to make 133
pounds ringside and a slashing
mill is expected. This is the Mex
ican's first exhibition in the East.
He is the .favorite.
Stanislaus Zbyszko, the Polish
wrestler, and Charley Cutler, a
Chicagoan who gets money the
same way, groveled on the floor
for 53 minutes and 15 seconds last
night at the Globe Theater, dur
ing which time the foreigner
threw the local man twice. The
first fall was secured in 33 min
utes; second, 20 minutes 15 sec
onds. There was little wrestling
to the affair, Zbyszko smothered
Cutler with his heavy weight and
when the latter was all in flopped
him over. People paid real money
to see the affair.
Pittsburgh has barred boxing
matches between white and col
ored men. Scrappers can only
battle men of their own color in
the future.
At a dinner held in a hall which
was adorned with many beautiful
paintings a speaker, wishing to
pay a compliment to the ladies
present, pointed at the paintings
and said: "What need is there of
these painted beauties when we
have so many with us at the
table?"

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