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yesterday by the explosion of a toy
cannon in San Francisco.
Jimmy Sheckard was sotd to Cin
cinnati yesterday by St. Louis. Tin
ker is getting together a regular Cub
Bud Anderson is a 10-to-8 favorite
over. Leach Cross for their twenty
round bout in Los Angeles tomorrow.
Both fighters were down to weight
today and knocked off training.
For the first time since he won the
world's lightweight title from Ad
Wolgast last Thanksgiving Day,
Willie Ritchie will tomorrow be call
ed upon to defend it against Joe Riv
ers and if both boys are in the con
dition they claim to be, one of the
Two views of Joe Rivers, the Mex
ican, who will try to take title from
Willie Ritchie tomorrow atSan Francisco.
For world's lightweight cham-
pionship. Limit, 20 rounds.
Both contests Californians.
Ritchie's end, $18,000, win, lose
or draw; largest guarantee ever
given a fighter in California.
First time Ritchie will defend
Second time Rivers has had an
opportunity to win lightweight
Expected receipts, $45,000.
greatest lightweight contests in years
The battle will mark the first time
in ring history that two native born