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IN ROUND FIFTEEN
BATTLE WAS 0-NE-SIDED ALMOST
Jeffries Failed to "Come Back" and
Was an "Esay Mark" For Burly
John Arthur Johnson, colored.
champion heavy-weight boxer of the
world, successfully defended his title
against his chief challenger, James J.,
Jeffries, white. on Monday, by a
knockout blow delivered in the 15th
round before 21.000 spectators in a
temporary arena at Reno, Nevada.
This was the most notable prize
fight in the history of the squared and:
padded circle. Johnson and Jeffries
probably outclass all fighters who
had preceded them; the racial issue
intensified the interest felt in their
encounter: the purse, $121.000. and:
the moving picture fees. upwards of
S225.000, were the largest in the his
tory of the fight game, and the gate
receipts. more than a quarter of a mil
lion dollars. far exceeded all previous:
records for such a spectacle.
Jeffries was counted out as he hung!
over the ropes. going down three.
times. His seconds began crowding:
into the ring before the time-keeper
could count ten.
Who Can Beat Johnson?
With Johnson the one undisputed
world's champion, the next question
is who will wrest it from him. Ring
followers agree that no man now in
the game measures up to the job. Very
little attention is paid to Sam Lang
ford's challenge and the black cham-i
pion himself regards it as a joke. He
said last i,ight he would disregard al
challenge from that source, so 3ppar -
ently it means a wait for an ungnown.
nimense Gate Receipts.
No one knows just how many peo
ple saw the big fight or what the
gate receipts were. No turnstiles
were used and the tickets were on
sale in so many places that only ap
proximate figures can be given. The
lowest estimate of the gate money is
$230.000 and the highest $270.000.
Biggest Crowd Ever Saw Fight.
Guessers among the promoter's staff
.place the attendance at from 18.000
to 20.000. At all events, it was the
biggest crowd that ever saw a p)rize
fight and the rates were so far ahead,
of any other engag,ement that a new
record is set for gate receipts.
Inall the fight talk the dissectionF
of yesterday afternoon's event, one
thing stands out sharply-there is no
more mention of Johnson's yellow:
streak, the thting that has been writ
ten and talked about ever since lie
came into ring lprominence. The ex
perts who sat at the ring side agree:
in saying that not once did he give
any indication of fear. His nervous
ness in the first round was apparent.,
but no one who watched him in that*
period of the fight could fairly attrib
ute it to anything else than natural
nervousness-a kind or stage fright.'
He was not afraid of the big man who
faced him from the other corner, but
rather afraid from the knowledge that
his all was at stake.
His statement given out at his quar-:
ters last evening had been well
thought out. but his remarks as he
stepped back to his corner, after JTef
fries had. been battered down were
spontaneous and show his state of.
mind when the heat of battle was still
What Johnson Said.
As his friends and the newspaper
men crowded about him while he lay~
back in the hands of his seconds he
"Jeifries never could hit me. He
could not p)enetrate my defense. I
have 'always known this and he has
just found it out. When he crouched:
I made him straighten up and then I
picked him to pieces. I used every
thing there is in pugilism on Jeffries
and. he could not stand the strain."
Jeffries People Silent.
Jeffries p)eople had little to say.
They were too sorely hurt and disap
pointed. Jim Corbett, who was Jef
fries' chief adviser, said last night
while the day was being talked over.
at Jeffries' camp: "It was simply the,
ld story of the pitcher and the well'
nce too often. It has happened to*
whole lot of us and that it must hap-'
en to Jeifries was just as sure as,
Where Jeffries Failed.
"Jeifries did not box often enough.:
e all knew him to he in great shape
sofar as running miles on the road
as concerned, but he did not spar
nough for any of us to guess how
e would show up on the firing line.
As soon as he had boxed two rounds
today I knew he had nothing. He was
all right enough in spots where he did
not need to be good. but the muscles
used mostly in actual fightig because
of lack of Practice dluring the training
failed to resp)ond when called upon.
Should Have Boxed More.
"The big fellow thought himself
ight and he must have been or he
ouid not feel as well as re does after
ter in aMathon race than il di in
a prize fight. it was only his cour
age and his condition that kept him
there so long.
Head and Heart Right; Feet and
"Jeffries' head and his heart were
right, but his hands and feet were
not. Early in the fight I noticed him
fail on some of the stunts he used to
perform so well and right then and
there I knew he did not have a
True to his character, the vanquish
ed fighter remained hidden from the
gaze of chance visitors.
At the resort where the new cham..
pion prepared for his great fight there
was little to indicate that he had ever
Both Got Portunes.
Jack Johnson was $120,600 richer,
when Jim Jeffries went down for the
last time in yesterday's fight. He
took 60 per cent. of the $101.000 purse,
which amounts to $60,600. he got a
bonus of $10,000 and he sold his pic
ture interests for $50,000.
Jeffries took a fortune out of the de
feat at Johnson's hands. He received
40 per cent of the purse, amounting to
$40.400, got the bonus of $10.000;, and
sold his picture interests for $66,600,
making his total $117,000. The owners
of the picture films are calculating on
a $1,000,000 profit.
Big Fight Stirs aces to Battle.
Johnson's victory over Jeffries was
the signal for incipient race conflicts
in many cities, both North and South.
Prompt action by the police went a
long way toward preventing anything.
more serious than broken heads and
In Atlanta the officers were forced
to drive the crowds away from an
over hilarious negro. In Fort Worth
a fight between two negresses and a
white woman was the attraction.
Roanoke presented the most ex
tensive array of casualties, with siv
negroes battered upand one white m.
In Houston a negro's throat was cut
by a man who did not like the black's
Pittsburg. New York and Phila0el
phia police all had their troubles,:
while in Washington half a dozen
small riots were caused by the fight.
All in all, the p)olice of the cities.
where feeling over the fight was
highest, had a rather busy day of it.
Baltimore offices made the high rec
ord for the day, arresting 70 negroes.
Det(Aives Guaird Johnson.
Ogden. Utah, July 5.-J-.ack Johnson
was greeted by thouxsands of persons
tonight when the train to which his
p)rivate car is attached pulled into
Ogden. .Johnson appeared on the plat-:
forrn and said:
"Well, people. I turned the trick
and I'm going to Chicago. to my old
mammy. I went *out determined to
turn the trick and I had no trouble in
After shaking hands with a few
friends Johnson returned to the car'
seated himself next to an open win
dow beside his wife.
Three young roughs walked to the
open car window, and, applying a vile
epithet to Johnson in the presence of
his wife, dared him to come to the*
platform. .Johnson started to his feet.
but one of his companions drew him
do-wn again. The rowdies rushed to,
the rear' platformn. where one of them'
met with a kic:k from the Qot of one,
of .Johnson's trainers and a mouthful
of tobacco .inice in the eyes. Officers
rushed up and forced the crowd back.
The doors of the car were locked
and the conductor waved the engineer:
to pull out. Several threats of shoot
ig were made by the rough crowd
that had gathered about the car, but:
no weapon was displayed.
In speaking of the fight Johnson
said that in the first few rounds when
he pushed Jeffries back several times
he felt that he was the master of the;
situation. Th crisis of the fight was
reached in the sixth, said the negro.
In this round he landed an effective
stomach punch, followed by a blow to:
the jaw. Hie said that hie knew then
that Jeffries was at his mercy.
As a result of the experience at the
Union station tonight the railroad of
ficers p)laced two detectives on the
train to accompany the negro to
Johnson intends going direct to
New York. where he opens his thea
trical engagement Monday evening.
To Fight to Suppress Prize Fight Ple.
Boston, Mass., July 5.--William S.
Shaw, general secretary of the United
Society of Christian Endeavor, tonight
announced the beginning of a cam-*
paign against the exhibition of the
prize fight pictures.
Ma~y b)e Barred Fronm Washingrton.
Washington. JIuly 5.-Moving pic
tures of the Jeffries-Johnson fight may'
be barred from the District of Colunm
bia. Police Chief Sylvester has an
nounced that he will do his utmost to
p)revent the films from being shown
here. He fears a repetition of the
race riots which too1r n1la on the
ATlanta ht i rte.
Atlanta. Ga.. July 5.-The Jeffries
Johnson prize fight pictures will be
barred from Atlanta. This announce
ment was made tonight by Mayor
Maddox. Tomorrow an ordinance pro
hibitiong the presenta-tion of moving
pictures of prize fights v.ill be intro
duced by city council. and it is ex
pected to have little oiposition.
-aiin !Em in Texas.
Austin. Tex.. July 5.-Among the
first propositions Gov. Campbell will
submit to the Texas legislature when
it convenes in special session, July 19.
will be a bill prohibitiong the exhibi
tion of moving pictures of the Jeffries
Johnson fight at Reno. The governor
fears such exhibtions would stir up
race feelings and result in bloodshed.
The special sesison was called two
weeks ago to consider the proposed
amending or repeal of what is known
as the State fire rating board law.
Strona Effort in Baltimore.
Baltimore, Md., July 5.-Backed by
the authority of the boara of police,
commissioners, Marshal Farnan will
request Mayor Mahool to prohibit the
proposed exhibition in Baltimore of
the moving pictures of the .leffries
Johnson fight. The mayor says that
with formal complaint before him he
will stop the fight pictures.
Barred From Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, Ohio, July 5.-Mayor
Schwab said today he will not allow
the Jeffries-Johnson fight pictures to
be shown in this city. He declared the
pictures would promote race hatred
and for that reason he would bar
Can't Bar Pictures.
New York, July 5.-Mayor Gaynor
said today that the Jeffries-Johnson
fight pictures could be shown here so
far as he was concerned. He had no
more right to stop the pictures. he
said, than to stop the publication of
THE APPALACHIAN EXPOSITION.
Knoxville September and October.
Special Rates Over the Railroads.
Knoxville, Tenn., -For the
Appalachian exposition, to be held in
Knoxville September 12 to October
12, the railroads of the Southeastern
territory have granted extremely low
rates which ensure the success of the
enterprise, making possible the at
tendance off thousands. The exposi
tion being especially designed for the
States of the Appalachian region,
Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia,
North Carolina, South Carolina, Geor
gia, Alabama and Kentucky, there is
sure to be a large patronage of the
coach excursions to be run on Tues
days and Thursdays during the ex
position period for which the rate
will be approximately one cent per
mile traveled. Tickets sold for
these excursions will be good only in
Tickets at approximately 1 1-2
cents per mile traveled will be on
sale during the exposition. These
will be good in Pullman sleepers and
will allow a 10 days' stay in Knox
ville. Some of the rates for the coach
excursions will be: Washington
$10.75, Richmond, .$9.45, Norfolk
$11.05, Memphis $8.70, Cincinnati
6.40. Atlanta $3.80, New Orleans;
$12.43, Jacksonville $11.20, St. Louis
12.55, Augusta 87.20. Charleston
$0.80, Chattanooga $2.22, Bristol
82.62. Nashville $4.36.
It is expected that at least 350,
000 persons will visit the exposition.
One of its niost enthusiastic boom
ers is Passenger Traffic Manager S.
H. Hardwick of the Southern Rail
way company, which has several
lines converging at Knoxville. The:
Southern is very much interested in
the success of the exposition, as has
been its uniform policy with such en
terprises in the South, and is co
operating with its management to the
A FIGH T A T 3ItLLINS,
Hon. James Norton Attacked by Edi
tor and Former MIayor.
Mullins, July 2.-The Hon. James
Norton was assulted this afternoon by
J. L. Platt, editor of the Mullins En
terprise. The assault presumably was
due to the recent criticisms by the
Mullins Messenger, with which Mr.
Norton is connected, of the condition
of the town's government and finances
while Platt was mayor. Mr. Norton
was slightly bruised and offered no
resistance, being now sixty-seven
years old, and having been severely
wounded while in the Confederate
army. Mr. Norton's son, W. -F. Nor
ton, came up about this time, and hay
*ing no physical disabilities, consider-;
ably disfigured Mr. Platt. No perma
nent damage was done, and things are:
quiet at present.
"That horrid cat!"
"What's the matter,. girl?"
"Oh, the cat went to sleep on my
new hat, and I wore her down town!
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Lutheran Church of the Redeemer,
Rev. Edw. Fulenwider, pastor
Preaching every Sunday at 11 a. m.
Sunday school at 5 p. m. J. B. Hunter,
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, J. F.
J. Caldwell, lay reader-Lay reading
every Sunday at 11 a. m. Sunday
school at 10 o'clock. J. F. J. Caldwell.
Associate Reformed Presbyterian:
Church (without a pastor). Pulpit sup
plied at stated times. Sunday school
at 9.45 a. m. E. C. Jones, superintend
Aveleigh Presbyterian Church, Rev.
J. E. James, pastor-Preaching every
Sunday at 11 a. m. Sunday school at.
5 p. m. Rev. J. E. James, cuperintend
Mayer Memorial Lutheran Church,
Rev. J. D. Shealy, pastor.-Preach-,
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day at 11 a. i., and every first, third
and fourth Sunday at 8 p. m. Sunday
school every Sunday morning at 10
o'clock. J. D. Kinard, superintendent.
Preaching at Mollohon every second
Sunday night at 8 o'clock and every
fourth Sunday morning at 11.
First Baptist Church of Newberry,
Rev. G. A. Wright, pastor-Preaching
every Sunday at 11 a. m. Sunday
school at 5 p. m. W. H. Hunt, super
West End Baptist church, Rev. J. R.
Greene, pastor-Preaching every Sun
day night at 8 o'clock and every
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. Sun
day school every Sunday at 10 a. m.
S. Y. Jones, superintendent.
Central Methodist Church, Rev. M.
L. Banks, pastor-Preaching every
Sunday at 11 a. m. Sunday school at C
5 p. m. Jas. F. Epting, superintend-!
O'Neall Street Methodist Church,
Rev. W. C. Kelley, pastor--Preaching
every first, 'second and fourth Sunday
at 11 a. mn., and every second, third and,
fourth Sunday at 8 p. m. Sunday*
school 9.45. W. C. Bouknight, super
Preaching at Mollohon every first
Sunday night at 8 o'clock and every
third Sunday morning at 11. Sunday:
schooil at 9.45. F. H. Jones, superin
Beth Eden Pastorate.
Service at Colony on second and
fourth Sundays at 11 a. mn. Sunday
schol at 10 a. mn. T. J. Wicker, super-:
intendent. Beth Eden, first Sunday
11 a. in., and third Sunday at 4 p. in.
Sunday school on first Sunday 10 a.
m., third Sunday 3 p. mn. J. C. Craps,:
superintendent. St. James on third
Sunday at 10.30 a. in.. and first Sun
day 4 p. in. Sunday school every
Sunday afternoon. Sidney J. Mayer,
Jas. D. Kinard, pastor.
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and first class teacher is desired. Sal
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.rival and Departure of Passenger
Trains-Effective 12.01 A. M.
Sunday January 2, 1910.
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