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SATURDAY, JULY 1, 1905.
ALBUQUKKQUE EVENING CITIZEN.
PAGE THREE
JIM CORBETT GOT SHIVERS
WHEN HE FACED FITZSIIE10NS
By Jamee J. Corbett.
(Copyright, 1905, by the Newspaper
Enterprise Association.)
George Dixon and Champion Jef
frie were the two coolest fighters
that ever stepped Into a ring.
The former would sit in his dress
ing room, lead the papers and dis
cuss fighters of promise before a bat
tle. I rvmember on one occasion the lit
tle nei;ro asked for pen and Ink, He
quietly wrote a letter to a friend In
i-e middle west. Not the least bit
of nervousness was displayed, and the
letter Is today preserved by Dixon's
friend as a souvenir of the great lit
tle -man's nerve.
On another occasion Dixon sent for
a bootblack to come and shine a pair
af shoes, as he wanted them after the
fight, to wear to a dinner to be given
Jn his bo nor by some friends, if he
won.
Asked what be thought his chances
were against Fits, Jeff said: "I think
I will win. If I don't, I won't make
a holler."
Petor Jackson and myself were
prolbly the most nervous of all fue
bg fighters. Jackson, at least an
hour before the fight, would begin
drinking brandy in small bits.
At the l!? Jackson would be keyed
to a high pitch and his nervousness
would be plain to every spectator for
at lenst two rounds, when ne would
settle down and work like a whirl
wind. ,
Before I won the title I never ap
peared on the atage. I was at home
in the ring, as much so as at the din
ner table. But when I made my first
trip around the country as an actor,
I lost a lot of coolness. The long
strain I was under each day told on
me. Consequently, when I met Fltz
fcimmons I was a different man than
when I faced Sullivan; I was ex-
"CHANCE FOR MITCHELL AND SULLIVAN."
Jeffries' actions are somewhat dif
ferent, but display even greater cool
doss than those of Dixon.
When a match is made, Jeff shows
great interest and taiks to his friends
Almost continually of the coming
struggle. As the date of the battle
Approaches, Jeff grows Indifferent.
This ia due chiefly to toe fact that he
realize his condition is gradually
nearing perfection, and that he will
be capable of doing his best when be
steps into the ring.
I remember before his fight with me
at Coney Island, he would ask his
friends repeatedly -what they thought
of his chances, and of course lie al
ways received a flattering answer,
which, by the way, never carried any
weight with the big fellow, even n
the opinions were solicited.
The pror-osltlon Jeff has to face,
never cuts any figure with him in
training. He probably worked harder
for the Munroe fight than he did tor
the FitzEiinmons battle, which gave
him the title.
Before he shook hands with the
miner "tie chewed gum in an uncon
cerned manner. One would have
thought that he was going to give au
exhibition with some friend.
Before his fight with Fitzslmmons,
Jeff was Joshing with some friends
and was late getting into the ring.
When he finally arrived, he wore a
small cap and heavy sweater, and
Jumped into the ring -with the agility
of a cat.
tremely nervous.
Bob Fltzbimmons, by the way, al
ways let some one else do his wor
rying. His wife, he claims, used up
enough nervous energy for both. He
always held that many a good fighter
dropped a battle because he did too
much thinking.
Before his fight with Gus Ruhlin,
at the Garden, in New York, Fits went
to sleep ia his room in a nearby ho
tel. Tie had given his trainer- In
structlons not to wake him until the
last minute.
The noise and rattle of the cars
botherel him and he sought a quieter
place, and when the time for the bat
tle came, Fitz was missing. His
trainer sought him high and low but
his whereabouts was -not revealed.
The promoters were worrying their
heads off ai.d wondering whether they
would have to return the money.
Fitz Anally showed up, rubbing his
eyes and. wondering what all the
trouble was about. His rest had
done him a world of good, but his
wife and promoters considerable
harm. He never was In better condi
tion for a fight.
One of the great troubles with
young fighters now Is that iey enter
the ring too young.
I mean that they tackle big game
too soon after they have had success
among the small fry.
Take Eddie Hanlon as an example.
Had the "Frisco boy gone slower, he
would today be in the same position,
if not higher, than Jimmy Britt. Kd
dle was anxlouB to reach the top, and
outran himself oefore he landed.
Look at several others. Terry Mc
Govern was champion at 20 and a
back number at 22. "Young Corbett"
won the title at 21, and should now
be at his best. He has gone back bo
far that he will never recover the lost
ground. Battling Nelson took a long
time to rls:, but overdid tnings at
the top.
With heavyweights it generally
takes longer to come, but the stay is
usually of greater length. It now
looks as if Jeff was going to break all
records for championship reigning.
There Is one place in the world
where fighting is flourishing at the
present time, and little is heard of
the battles. In far off Alaska, the
knight of the padded mitt is enjoying
prosperity.
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I received a letter from a friend the
other day making me an offer to come
to the region of Ice and snow to meet
a local man on Dominion day. I sent
word to him that I was no longer in
tne ring, and informed him of two or
three others who would fill the bill.
My friend informs me that he clean-ed-up
nearly $20,000 in the past three
years at the fighting game. This
would be a good place to pull off the
Mitchell-Sullivan fight.
"I WAS EXTREMELY NERVOUS."
ALL HAIL THE
KING
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other of the Brunswick dogs, train
to bring a "war message." He is the
companion of another dog, both of
which were purchased by the czar of
Russia. These dogs are used In all
of the military hunts of Prussia and
Bavaria.
GINGHAM PARASOLS !
AND GLOVES
With A Postscript About Queer
, Fish Sandwiches.
WHAT BAUER FRANK BIGELOW
DOES AS CONVICT fJO. 4717.
THE MAN WHO LIVED IN LUXURY AND STOLE MILLIONS GETS THE SAME CLOTHES, THE SAME
FOOD AND THE SAME TREATMENT AS THE REST OF THE STR IPED CRIMINALS AT FORT LEAV
ENWORTH PRISON TRIED TO GET HIM A NICE JOB, BUT THE WARDEN TURNED THEM DOWN.
Fantastic ceremonies attended the
recent coronation of Slsavong, the
new king of Luang-Prabang. His
kingdom is one of the states of Frenc'a
Indo-China. He U 20 years old and
waa formerly a pupil of the Ecole
Colonlale of Paris.
An important feature of a corona
tion in Luang-Prabang Is the saluta
tion of the new ruler by the ancestors
of the race, the Laotians. As thean
' cetto: cannot or iww not attend,
I masks and huge wlge are made to
repiesent them. These masks, worn
by Prabangltes, are called PouGnleu
Ma Gnieu. Their benediction Is sup
posed to bring success to the reign of
the new king.
At the installation of Sisavong
there were three of the images worn
by his subjects. Two were grotesque
painted human faces, painted red.
and the other represented a Hon. It
didn't look so much like a lion, but
the people over there are not stick
lers for detail. The trio conferred on
the king all possible good luck.
Sisavong a capital is Luang-Pra
bang, same name as the state. It is
located at the confluence of the
Nam-Kan with the Me-Kong. The
population is 12.000. The town has
an extensive royal palace and many
temples. There Is little trade.
SOME WONDERFUL POLICE DOCS
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H ARRAS. CHIEF OF THE DOG THE CZAR'S DOG BRINGING A
POLICE, CAPTURING A VAGA- WAR MESSAGE.
BOND. .L- . . .
Dogs have been used in many va
rious and useful ways to suit the ser
vice of man. Perhaps the most
unique use of the dog has been devis
ed by the authorities of Brunswick,
In Germany.
There they have trained sagacious
canines into a police force, and they
do their work extremely well. In
fact, these dog police have never yet
been subject to a municipal investi
gation. The chief of the dog police ia Har
ras, who is shown In the first picture,
as he wad photographed in the act of
capturing a vagabond. Harras held
on with grim determination until his
lees agile men comrades of the police
force arrived on the scene. Harras
two leading lieutenants are Luchs I
and Luchs II, while they have many
subordinates.
These dogs are of a kind of shep
herd dog breed.
In the second picture Is shown n-
- By Cousin Lil.
New York, July 1. One might
think half the designers of the fash
ionable world had been at work on
parasols this year, so novel, so
new and so elaborate are they.
They run all the way from the
gingham one, covered like the gown
It matches, to the white duchess lace,
with jeweled handle, which, by the
way. Is also covered like the gown
it matches.
There is one coverdd all over with
tiny pink ruffles, sailed "the rose,"
and another embroldeied by the
Chinese, (which makes It alike on
both sides, you know), in bright, red
cherries. Embroidered ones are very
popular, and some have even a spray
of artificial flowers tacked at the top.
Some are lined with tiny puffs of
chiffon, and they make yon think of
tne under side of a mushroom.
Four pretty ones, ' cf different
styles, are shown In tho cut.
The one In the upper left corner
Is covered with flat rows of em
broidery, a thing one could do at
home. The one below la decorated
with painted roses. Painted parasols
are very fashionable this year. Most
of them have two or three bunches of
flowers- on them.
The lower right parasol is of white
silk, lined with rose. Bow knots of
insertion are set into the Bilk, show
ing the lining underneath. A lace
butterfly la perched near the top, , as
though ready for flight. This has the
hinged, or "drees cult case" handle,
which makes it very easy to pack.
The paraeol ahown is a very stylish
one. It has apparently two silk
covers of the same shade of blue,
and below it Is a plain fold of sheer
white linen. The handle is of wicker.
Glove.
Gloves ate no longer the prosaic
things they once were. It is almost
as exciting to buy a pair of gloves
as it is to buy a new bat. 'iney are
much trimmed, usually with a con
trasting color of kid. Almost any
combination of colors can be found,
light, trimmed with dark kid and but
tons, or Just the other way. A few
a e trimmed with lace, a few with em
broidery, and one pair even boasts
of a tiny purse, right In the palm of
the hand .for car fare.
What few mlts are shown are
very lacey and pretty, with a long
wrist, and point which falls low over
the back of the hand.
(P. S. Must tell you about a fish
sandwich the Italians here make.
They take tiny fish, an inch or two
long, you've Boen them, and bull them
a bit. Then they rool out bread
dough, spread on a layer of fish, more
dough, more fish, etc. Bake it, and
there is the Italian fish sandwich, all
ready to eat.)
BANKER BIGEliOW, CONVICT
NO. 4717, AND THE FEDERAL PEN
ITENTIARY AT FORT LEAVEN
WORTH. .
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LET THE CITIZEN FOLLOW YOU
Albuquerque citizens who are leav
ing the city should not fall to have
The Citizen follow them. In this way
only can they keep informed about
affairs at home. Addresses may be
changed as often as desired, and tha
paper will come promptly to any part
of the country. Send order direct to
The Citizen. Telephones Automatic
183; Bell, 15.
No need to fear sudden attacks of
cholera Infantum dysentery, diarrhoea
or summer complaint. If you have Dr.
Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry
in the medicine chest.
By Ot A. Anderson. . .
ForT-tWven worth, Kas., July 1.
Convict 4717. formerly Frank O. Blge
low, president of the First National
Bank of Milwaukee, and embezzler of
over a million and a half dollars,
tumbled off his cot at 5 a. m. today,
hurriedly put on the prisoner's garb
of blue, made up his bed, washed, and,
at the signal, walked to nearby
building, where he ate a substantial
but plain breakfast, which had just
been unloaded from a wagon.
It was then 6 a. m., and the finan
cier's dally unvarying grind had be
gun. Day In and day out he gets up
at 5 o'clock and goes to bed at 8 p. m.
Day In and day out he performs the
same menial tasks and the same cler
ical work which the youngest boy In
his great bank could do as well as he
does. Sundays and holidays alone is
there any variation.
From a palatial residence In Mil
waukee to a cot In a laundry building,
filled with felons, ia a great fall.
None knows it better than Blgelow.
He broke down soon after entering
prison gates and was put In the hos
pital. It was simply the collapse to
a nervous strain, and within a day
or so his time came to go through
the dreaded ordeal of being "dressed
In."
Blgelow's photograph In prison uni
form is put away with thousands of
Bimilar pictures. His Bert 111 Ion meas
urements and thumb marks are print
ed on a card and stored with Imprints
taken from felons all over the coun
try. There are two federal penitentia
ries near Ieavenworth. the old one
and the new. The latter Is In course
or construction, and Blgelow Is help
ing In a way to build It. The desire
of the morbidly curious to see the
noted embezzler was so great that
Major McClaughrey. the warden,
transferred him to the new prison,
which Is not In the run of curiosity
seekers. It embraces seventeen acres
and on three sides is surrounded by
a seventeen-foot wall. Not enough
cells are completed to hold all the
convicts at work here, so 100 or so are
temporarily quartered in the laundry
building. Blgelow is one of them.
Blgelow Is one of three clerks In
the office of Will McClaughrey, record
clerk of the prison. The former bank
president enters Into big books the
dally records of a certain number of
prisoners. Convict No. 17 gets a new
suit of underwear. Blgelow enters It.
Convict 21 breaks spade. Into the
book It goes In Blgelow's handwriting.
Convicts 27 and 46 don't work as In
dustriously as they should. Marks
are recorded against them by Blge
low. The ex-speculator has relatives liv
ing In town, and in a misguided mo
ment a delegation of them, headed by
a minister, started to ask Warden
McClaughrey to assign Blgelow to the
ask of operating the telephone ex
change In the prison. The Job affords
much variety and would be pleasant
compared to some convict tasks.
What the warden said to the Com
mittee Is not known, but it Is safe to
say that his remarks were to the ef
fect that he knew his business.
Warden McClaughrey has an Inter
national reputation as a penologist.
When Blgelow was being dressed
In, he was game until it came to don
ning convict's garb. The only request
he Is known to have made was:
"I would like to request permission
to wear my own underwear."
"If I were you," replied Storekeeper
Hannay, "I would not make a request
of that kind. It will only be a ques
tion of time till the government will
have to supply this. You had better
put It on now and get done with it.
It will be easier now than later."
So Blgelow laid aside his under
wear of finest thread and put on that
which Uncle Sam provides. The
clumsy socks came next and then the
blue trousers of light material and
the four-button Jacket of the same
material. Roomy shoes were given
him and a cap, and h was equipped,
and upon his heart he bears the num-
FIRST HEWS
THE
PICTURES OF
REVOLUTION IN NORWAY
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. Some of these days the goveramemt;
wl'.l put a little ret circle surround
Ing a white star below the numeral.
That will be when Blgelow has earn
It by good conduct.
Uncle Sam takes good care of
prisoners. Their food Is plain.
B'antial, well cooked and better
many an honest man gets.
Each man has a knife, fork.
and quart tin. Blgelow and othssv
doing clerical work are served first
In one corner of one of the rooms bjl
then the common horde Is called tnv
Here Is a sample menu:
BREAKFAST.
Coffee.
Bread and molasses.
Sausage.
DINNER. " :
Beef soup.
Bread.
Coffee. 1
SUPPER.
Cold boiled beef.
Bread and Oleo.
Prunes.
Tea.
When Blgelow's friends writ tor
htm they address: .
Mr. Frank O. Blgelow,
Box 65, Fort Leavenworth. Ka.
If the prison rules are enforced t
Blgelow's case, ana probably they sow
not, he may write two letters a montk
In reply. Only two. The govemmemt
provides the plain white paper AmA
envelopes and stamps. Its offlclalA
read every letter going out and every
one coming In. If a convict writs
matter which is forbidden (usually ft
Is some obscene or smutty language
a clerk carefully blue-pencils It out.
Blgelow, like the ordinary convict
may see visitors three times a week.
The prisoner is brought Into tte
guard's room when a caller comae
and the Interview takes place in tho
hearing and under the eyes of an offi
cial. Blgelow does not have to do tte
lock-step and may talk to other pris
oners. Seven and a half years from now,
when Blgelow's time will be up it he
behaves himself, the fine clothes tak
en from him probably will not be 8ft
to wear after having been stored
away so long. The government ba
provided for this, and about Be vent
years and three months from new
Blgelow, If still In prison, will be
dered to report to the head tailor and
be measured for a suit of clothe.
Then a complete suit will he mad
up for him by convicts and he
wear It away.
Mrs. Bambini, at her parlors. No.
JOS West Railroad avenue. Be
prepared to give thorough scalp treat
ment, do hair dressing, treat coma,
bnnlons and Ingrowing nails. 8n
gives massage treatment and manl
euring. Mrs. Bambini's own preparer
tlom of complexion cream builds no
the skin and Improves the oomlg
lon, and are guaranteed not to be In-
1 1I I 14 II M Mna ftlost r r a r.a A V - u
tonic thkv cures and prevents dan
druff and hair falling out; restore
lite to dead haJr; removes moles,
warts and superfluous hair. Also at
face powder, s freckle cure And pimple
cure, and pile cure. All of thee pre
parations are purely vegetable &.
pounds. Have just added a vibrator
machine for treatment of scalp, fee
aud cure of wrinkles. It Is also need
for rheumatism, pains and massage.
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"INDEPENDENCE DAY." JUNE 7. llT2j
'.'4 fri
1!H)5, at CIIKISTIANIA, TUB CAP
ITAL OF NORWAY. THE CROWD
IS ASSEMBLED IN FRONT OF THE
BUILDING OF THE STORTHING,
AWAITING NEWS OF THE PASS
AGE OF THE RESOLUTION DE
CLARING NORWAY FREE AND IN- "CHANGE OF THE FLAG." ON JlfXn y rw that t.,., . ....
FURLED AT THE GOVERNMENT HOIJHK RKH 'nZZW " ?.VA7ii f?.. - .KN-
DEPE.1DENT. WERE DRAWN UP AN. SWtRB ALLEGIANCE TO THB NATIONAL ANNER XKO

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