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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 24, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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Charlie White. and Benny Leonard
before he can stand in the blaze of
championship light These two lit
tle men form an impregnable bul
wark to any fellow trying to break
through to the title.
They are Welsh's first line of de
fense. Hammer is a good, rugged
fighter, however, and should furnish
some hot entertainment for the fans
who journey to Milwaukee.
One of the niftiest knockout art
ists now in the lightweight division
will try to flatten Freddie Welsh in
the near future.
The man behind the wallop will be
Jewish, but his identity won't be of
ficially determined until promoters
have staged a preliminary combat
featuring Benny Leonard of New
York and Charlie White of Chicago.
The winner will be matched with
Harry Pollok's meal ticket in a dis
tance "journey for the world's cham
pionship. From a horde of 133-pounders
Leonard and White have emerged
unscathed, the logical claimants to
the right to battle the Pontypridd
wizard and each has demonstrated
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