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ONE CENT IN CITY. ON TRAINS, FIVE CENTS.
NELSON KNOCKED OUT BY MORAN
„ i-Jp am" „
TO 'COME BACK'
NELSON KNOCKED OUT IN THE ELEVENTH.
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26.—At 2:37 p. m. Nelson en
tered the ring accompanied by his trainer and seconds,
Alex (h-eggains, Abdul the Turk, Dick Wheeler and Joe
Nelson received a tremendous ovation from the crowd.
He was clad in a pair of ol dtrousers, boxing shoes and
wore an automobile coat.
Moran followed Nelson several minutes later and was
immediately introduced by Billy Jordan.
Moran was accompanied by his manager, Charlie Har
vey and his seconds, Kid Frank, Joe Perry and Jeff Perry.
Immediately after Nelson's arrival in the ring, a golden
haired boy, "Baby" Bates of three years, posed in the
ring for his picture. Johnny Frayne and "One Round"
Hogan, who will fight in Blot's arena December 17 were
next introduced. Then followed Ben Sellig, the referee.
AI Kaufman, who was scheduled to open the arena in a
fight with Sam Langford just hefore the lamented Jef
fries-Johnson fracas, was next presented to the crowd.
Charley Harvey followed Kaufman, being presented to the
A photographer persuaded Nelson to get in the center
of the ring and pose for a picture, after which he induced
Moran to do the same. The crowd laughed and kidded
both fighters and photographers during the performance.
They went away at 2:00 o'clock. The fight by rounds:
Nelson leads left to face but
misses. Moran hooks light left, to
Nelson's face. In the breakaway
Nelson lands light rjght. Nelson
missed a left swing to the face.
Moran lands right swing to the
kidneys. Nelson tries to hold Mor
an's arm, but was stopped by the
referee. Nelson misse left swing.
Moran misses right for the head.
Moran swings In left to tomach,
but Nelson blocks cleverly. Nel
son landed right to stomach. Mor
an lands twice, once to body and
Once to head. Moran tears in but
Nelson met him with left nnd right.
At the gong Moran caught Nelson's
head In his open hands and tried
to push him away. Even rouud.
The clinch. Nelson forces Moran
across the ring. The Dane hooks
the right across Moran's neck.
Mornn landß right to stomach.
Mornn lands Btralßht left to jaw.
Nelson lands right to stomach.
Morau lands straight right to head.
They clinch. Moran jolts Nelson
with n straight left to the Jaw. Ho
repented the blow a moment later
but missed a wicked right swing
and the crowd yelled. Nelson
lands straight left and ducked out
of danger. Nelson is forcing the
fighting, but seems unable to get
through Moran's guard. Nelson
lands right to jaw and repeated it
just as the gong rang. Moran's
Nelson blocks left hook, but
Owen landed the next ouo to the
head. Nelson hooks left to jaw and
% Owen slams In hard right to the
"hldneys. They mix. Moran up
percuts and hooks left to the Jaw.
In the clinch Moran lands left
hook, bringing the blood from
Nelson's proboscis. Moran land*
llgjit left to Jaw and another
straight left to the jaw. They fid
dle, Moran dancing back and forth
in front of the Ilattler. Moran's
?<• ~i r
They clinch. Moran jolts the
Dattler with toft hooks to the Jaw.
Nelson swings right to the jaw.
.'Abey clinch. Moran swings right
to the stomach and repeats. Moran
landed straight left and right to
the head. They fiddle, and Moran
lands straight lett to the nose. Nel
son misses straight left counter.
The Ilattler lands straight left to
the jaw. In the clinch Battler
lands hard left to Moran's jaw and
misses the same punch a moment
later. Moran appears to be play
ing with Nelson. Moran's round.
Nelson comes out on a trot. They
clinch. In the breakaway Nelson
batters Moran with a rlgh uppercut
and crosses with left to head. Nel
son lands straight left to the nose.
Nelson lands another straight left
to the kidneys. Clinch. Nelson
misses left hook. In a felrco rally
Nelson battered Moran right and'
left to the body and head. The I
crowd yells for Nelson. Moran is j
spitting blood. Moran lands right
to head. They clinch. Nelson
misses and Moran lands right to
jaw. Moran shoots right to the
jaw and repeats. Owen batters
Nelson with left and right to the
head, bringing blood from Bat- j
tier's cauliflower. They clinch.
Moran lands right uppercut. The
gong ended a fierce mix near Nel-i
son's corner. Even round.
Nelson clipped Owen on the
nose. They fiddle and then full
Into a clinch. Nelson misses two
straight lefts. They kid each
other and then clinch. Nelson
misses right hook and Moran
sticks his glove to Nelson's nose.
Moran lands left to jaw and ducks
the counter. Nelson misses a
wicked right swing and Owen jabs
him with two straight lefts. Moran
swings right to the stomach and
then lands right hook on the
Dane's right shoulder. Moran
luuds straight left on Nelson's sore
nose. Nelson misses a vicious up
percut in the breakaway and Moran
misses a straight left. Moran
feinted and landed left to the face
and then slnms right to the stom
ach. Nelson maneuvered toward
his corner when, the bell was about
to ring. It was an even round.
Moran is fresher than Nelson as
they shape up. Moran landed more
blows In last round, but Nelson
forces the fight. Mornn landsd
straight left to the Jaw. Moran
whipped in a hard right to the
stomach. They clinch. Moran
ducks and lands a right to the kid
neys. They clinch. Nelson misses
let i swing and t hen cat cues Moran
with left on the ear. Nelson misses
left hook on the ear and Moran
counters to the jaw and banged Nel
son the jaw with left and right.
Moran lands hard right to the
stoiuacn and ported a hard left to
the jaw. Nelson roughs It In the
clinch. Moran lands right swing to
the jaw and then right uppercuts
Nelson, lie repeats a second later.
Moran smiling over Nelson's shoul
der. Moran's round.
They go to the center of the
ring. The sun has disappeared be
hind a coming fog bank. Nelson
lands a left to the Jaw and fol
lowed it up with right to the
head. Nelson peppers Owen with
right and left to the head. Owen
lands light left to the head In the
break away. Moran deliberately
puts his glove on Nelson's nose.
Moran lands right to i*e ear. Nel
son ducked a wicked right swing
and came back with a straight left
to Moran's nose. Nelson whips in
left and right uppercut. Moran
swings hard right cross to Nelson's
Jaw. Moran put a vicious right to
Nelson's eye. Moran lands a ham
left cross to the jaw. Nelson ap
pears to be In a bady way. Mora*
i.pens up Nelson's right eye. Mur
"THE PRESS" VALUES THIS KIND
OF PRAISE ABOVE ALL ELSE
Editor The Press —I have had it
in mind a number of times to write
you my appreciations of your pa
per. Not that I am such great
authority, but "every little helps."
1 am only a mechanic, spending
each day at my bench, earning a
living for myself and family, yet
I spent enough years Inside uni
versity walls to give me the ability
Nelson put a light right to the
lace and Owen came back with a
vimilar blow. Meran lands a left
to the face. Nelson countered
viciously with left to the Jaw. They
clinch nnd in the breakaway Nel
son lands left to the jaw hard.
Owen put a stiff right to the Jaw
and Nelson replied with a good
solid right to the stomach. Moran
put a straight left to the nose and
landed a very hard right to the
cheek. They exchange right and
left swings. They clinch. Owen
put a good right swing over the
kidneys. They wrestle and clinch.
Coming out. Nelson put a hard
right cross to the jaw and blocked a
hard right for the stomach. It was
an even round.
Nelson lands straight left to jaw.
They clinch and wrestle. Moran
sends straight left to face and
peppers the ilattler with right and
left. Moran lands light left below
the belt without damage. Nelson
swings to jaw. Moran lanns right
and left ot jaw. They clinch. Nel
son missed a wicked Jeft. Another
clinch. Moran blocked a hard
right aimed for the noso. Moran's
left ear bleeding After a clinch
Moran lands tight uppercut. Nel
son still forcing the righting. Nel
son put a hard loft to the jaw. Nel
son blocks hard swing to the body.
Moran lands right across to Jaw.
No damage. Even round.
ADVANCE LIKELY IN
PIES AND PUDDINGS
WASHINGTON, D. 0., Nov.
26. —Pies nnd pudding for the
holiday Benson may come a
littlo higher on account af
shortage of 107,000 toua in the
world* raisin and currant
market for the year 1910.
SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1910.
to know the right and truth when
I see it.
1 have never seen a claim In your
paper of any particular religious
creed, or churchly aim in your bat
tie against injustice, corruption,
bribery, graft and yet it has Oc
curred to me many times that fj%
ery page of your paper (except s)
few ads) is in perfect keeping wttl
GLARING JUNG 111
THE FIFTH WARD SEWER
* « i Spokane. Nov. 26, 1910.
We, the undersigned comtnUfee from the North Hill Im
provement club, appointed to iiHuilre Intof the matter of the
Fifth Ward Trunk Sewer No. tC javing heard that there was
a departure from the regular city Wage scale ordinance in the
awarding of the said contract, wad. an investigation this day
and found the following to be trine:
That City Engineer MacC#rfney. on his own statement,
admits having based his estimate' on the $3 per day wage
scale, and that his estimate of #436,000 was based on this
ordinance, the same as in all JoWrecently figured on by him;
and that the contractors' bid oa the |3 per day scale.
We find, however, that after (he contract was awarded to
Fife Brothers and Kennedy tne o*l 12.75 a day ordinance was
• substituted for the $:i per day ordinance, and the said »2.76
• per day ordluance Is incorporated Into and made a part of
the contract. From this showing,!! is evident that the prop
erty owners have had the work figured against them by the
• engineer's oflice at $3 per day the contractor Is per
mitted to hire his men at 25 cent* less for each day put in on
The contract bears ths sisaatftre of N. S. Pratt, mayor;
George W. Armstrong, president of the board of public works,
' and J. C. Argall. secretary.
Signed by the Committee: Jakju s Newlands M. 11. White
• house. E. J. Tamblm, J. W. Osborne. T. A. Geraghty.
A most glaring and deliberate
violation of the city wage scale
was brought to light today by a
committee from the North Hill Im
provement club, appointed to look
Into the manner of the letting ot
the contract for Fifth Ward Trunk
sewer No. lrt, costing nearly *uQO,
While the property owners }n tho
district, moat ° r thaua working pt\
pie In moderate clreuiuatancc*, are
called upon to pay the existing
the kingdom which creeds and
churches are supposed to be usher
lag in. Now that's putting it pret-
H strong, isn't it? Well, I think
16 can be made stronger and yet
be true, and I am not alone in this
Conviction by any means.
Your paper is doing more for
rjaftteousness In Spokane than any
~ (Continued on Page §Tx.)
wage scale of $3 per day for the
work* an figured by the city en
gineer. Mayor Pratt and the board
of public works deliberately signed
"% contract calling for i.uly |2.75
Who gets the other two-bita on
c.,( !i day's work that Is to be put In
an the sewer does not show ot
1 record. This 2i> ceuis on each day's
I work it is figured, will run to
, Continued on Page Two.
(By United Press.)
26.—The Annapolis football
team triumphed over its old
rival, West Point, in the an
nual Army and Navy game
on Franklin field this after
noon by a score of 3to 0. ,
The victory of the team
was a surprise, because the
Army was picked as a win
ner by eastern experts.
STORY OF THE
(By United Press Leased Wire)
RINGSIDE. BLOT'S ARENA.
San Francisco, Nov. 26. —A crowd
estimated at close to 5,000 packed
Blot's arena this afternoon to wit
ness the scheduled 20-round fight
between Battling Nelson and Owen
Moran. The proverbial Coffroth
weather prevailed. The sun shone
brightly. Just before the prelim
inary boys entered the ring for the
first contest, the betting commis
j stoners circulated among the spec
tators with $75 Nelson money
against $100 on Moran. These odds
remained practically unchanged up
to the time of the big fight. Prompt
ly, at 1:30 Kid Barnes and Marty
Kane entered the ring for the first
event of the day, a six round cur
tain raiser. A minute later Billy
Jordan sang out "Let 'er go," and
the boys were off.
The first preliminary was de
clared a draw. Both men were
willing and game and Vent to it
hammer and tongs from beginning
to end. In the fourth, Barnes open
ed Kane's left eye wit ha right
swing. The blood spurted forth in
a stream, dying both fighters. De
spite his injuries Kane fought
gamely to the end, but in the final
round stood up and slugged for
half a minute with Barnes. The
draw decision was received with
cheers. The men fought at 120
Rufus Williams, colored, and
Lupie Carranza, middlewelghts, en
tered the ring at exactly 2 o'clock.
Considerable amusement was cre
ated when a sailor of the U. S. S.
Minnesota challenged the winner.
He called himself Battling Robin
When the crowd howled Robin
son was seized with stage fright
and promptly dove out of sight.
The second preliminary only
went two rounds. Near the end of
the second round Carranza got in
the way of a terrific right on the
point of the Jaw and went to sleep.
He toppled over on his back, rolled
on his face and lay still, until his
seconds picked him up and carried
him to his corner. There were
cries of "quitter" when Carranza
went down, and he was hissed as
he left the ring.
Just before the main event,
Moran money was offered by bet
ting commissioners at even money.
There were few takers, as nearly
all those who liked the Dane had
grabbed the 10 to 7 money earlier
in the day.
By United Press Leased Wire.)
NEW YORK, Nov. 26.—
Richard T. Wilson, 79 years of
age, head of the Wilson Bank
ing company, died early today
at his Fifth avenue residence
Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbllt
and Mrs. Ogden Goelet, his
daughters, were with him when
the end came. Wilson was re
puted to be worth $20,000,000,
and was a director in 20 rail
Bouud to Die
(By United Press Leased Wire)
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 26 —Af-
ter being twice ejected from the
railroad yards here totfay, an un
known man re entered and shortly
afterwards his body was found be
neath the rails ground to bits. He
is believed to have btien under the
Influence of liquor, aud it Is thought
; his death was accidental. Engineer
I Thompson of a switch engine was
j urioatvd as a result of the fatality.
NINTH YEAR, No. 40 25 CENTS A MONTH
To the Honorable J. D. Hinkle, Judge of Department No. 1;
William A. Huneke, Judge of Department No. 2; Henry L. Kennan,
•Midge of Department No. 3; E. H. Sullivan, Judge of Department
No. 4, and J. Btanley Webster, Judge of Department No. 5, can*
stitutlng all of the Superior judges of Spokane county:
Come now the undersigned, representatives of organised labor,
and for end on behalf thereof, as well as for the good and welfare
of all of the citixene of this city and county, do hereby respectfully
petition the above entitled judgee end each and all of them to call
a grand jury-to Investigate the matter of official corruption, which
the undersigned petitioners believe is shown to sxist, and which
demands such investigation.
* We further respectfully petition that if ths same can be accom
plished that a fearleee, epecial prosecutor be appointed to assist
the present and incoming prosecuting attorney In making a full in
That your petitioners respectfully refer to the records and pro-.
ossdings before the City Council filed ss s part of ths application
heretofore made for a grand jury, snd believe that to permit such
conditions to prevail as sre shown by the records, and as will be
snd can bs shown by further evidence ie to strike s blow to nubile
honesty and common decency, and to unjustly award ths corrupt by
paying them from the public treasury for their faithlessness to pub
lic trust. SPOKANE CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL.
By J. R. MORFORD, Secretary.
' *"* H. A. JARVIB, President.
To the Honorable J. D. Hinkle, Judo* of Department No. 1; Wil
liam A. Huneke, Judge of Department No. 2; Honry L. Herman,
Judge of Department No. 3; E. H. Sullivan, Judge of Department
No. 4; J. Stanley Webster, Judge of Department No. S, constituting
all of the Superior judges of Spokane county:
Comes now E. V. Lambert, president of the city council of ths
city of Spokans, and on behalf of the members thereof, doth hereby
respectfully request ths judges of ths Supsrior Court of Spokans
county, Washington, to sit en bane and to consider ths record and .
proceedings herewith submitted and to maks an order calling a
grand jury of citlxens of Spokans county to Investigate ths matters
and facta disclosed by said record, which record Is a stenographic
report of the proceedlnga had before the City Council upon the
charges made by J. H. Elliott against John T. Sullivan as acting
chief of police. A copy of said record is attached to and made a
part of thia application.
Dated at Spokane, Wash., thla 23rd day of November, 1910.
E. V. LAMBERT.
Judges Admit That Public
Will Not be Denied Right
From private statements
by two judges of the supe
rior court in favor of the
calling of a grand jury, and
the expression of the belief
by these judges that a grand
jury will be called, The
Press thinks that there is no
question about the action of
the judges when the matter
comes up again a week from
There will be a grand jury,
but it probably will not be
called until the uew prose-
PRESS BALLOTS SHOW
5 TO I AGAINST METERS
The people of the city of Spo
kane do not want meters installed
on the local water system, and ea
peeial y they do not want the me
ters in-stalled under compulsion...
Nineteen ballots on the meter
question were received at The
Press office today, of which 16 are
against and only three for the me
ter system. Of the three who vot
ed in favor, only one is unqualified
ly in favor of the meter system,
this man advancing the opinion
that such a system would tend to
prevent waste. The other two have
differing viewe on the subject, one
aaying that it would be all right if
a rate of 40 to 50 cente was made
cutor, John L. Wiley, goes
into office, January 9 next.
Formal demand for a grand Jury
was made today to the judgee of
the Superior court by Attorney F.
C Roberteon, who preeented ap
plications for the calling of a grand
jury signed by E. V. Lambert, pree-
Ident of the city council, and by
the Central Labor council, through
Ita president and secretary, H. A.
Jarvis and Jamee R. Morford.
The application waa preeented on
the convening of the court this
morning and the judges announced
that no action would be taken until
next Saturday, owing to the ab
sence of Judge J. D. Hinkle, who is
at Conconully, Wash.
The application of Mr. Lambert
is made as a citizen and not as the
president of the city council. It will
be noticed. The application recites
the fact that Mr. ambert Is presi
dent of the city council, bat he
signs it as plain E. V. Lambert,
without a title. This probably was
done because the city council at Its
meeting last Tuesday night, owing
to the objection of Mr. Punk, re
fused to more than merely present
its findings In the Sullivan case,
which spoke of the need of a grand
jury, but made no formal demand
that one be called.
In the matter of the calling of a
grand jury to investigate the city
hall and the police department, the
(Continued on page two.)
CHISHOLM, Minn —The body ot
Sullln D. Purple, chief engineer ot
the Oliver Mining company in this
district, was found near a hunting:
shack in the woods this morning;
He had been shot
as the minimum rata, while the
other favors the system only be>
! cause hs is «I ready attaches} to •
, meter, and suggests a scheme
i whereby water hoge can be made
satisfied with the system.
WHAT THEY BAY.
Among those who are opposed to
meters, some ot the reasons given
-I urn satisfied as It Is." P. A.
I .allium, 1604 College avenue.
"I believe that It will not benefit
the amall consumer at the present
i time." J. Hanson, KM* Third
"There are likely to be many
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