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THE ARGUS, MONDAY. JULY 5. 1904.
FITZ STAYS LIMIT
Hag the Bear of Ir In Mi. Fight Will
Jack O'Brien at Philadelphia-
SIX ROUNDS TO A DRAW
Fastest FigHt Ever Seen in the Quaker
City Both Men Badly
Philadelphia. -Il 28. Jack OTBrian
and Bob Fitzsimmons Saturday night
fought the fastest six-round bout ever
witnessed in this city between men of
their weight. When the gong announc
ed the close of the fight both men
were on their feet, but bore marks of
the grueling fight they had Just gone
through. Fitzsiiumons' lips prere twice
the normal size and his left eye was
ahno-t closed, while O'Brien's left
eye was also cut and swollen.
I a. mI-. Murr Bluna.
While O'Bften landed the greater
number of blows they did not do near
ly so much damage as those landed
by Fitzsimmons. and the latter was
the fresher at the close of the fight.
There was not a clean knockdown dur
ing the bout, but three times O'Brien
went to the Boor, twice in endeavoring
to get away from Fitzsimruons and
the third time partly from Fitzsim
mons' right, which landed on O'Brien's
neck and partly through the latfar's
fuel Betting tangled. The fight was
held on the National league baseball
grounds and was witnessed by 6,000
persons, among them a number of
Fitzsimmons led with the left, but
missed, and as O'Brien ducked he
landed his right on the back of the
neck. O'Brien landed a light left on
Fitzsimmons' face. and the men
clinched. Fitz landed a light right on
O'Brien" wind, and the latter drew
blood from Fitzsimmons' mouth. Jack
gain landed his left on Fitzsimmons
nose and got away without a return.
Jack then knocked the skin off of
Ki i zslninion' nose with a light upper
cut, and drew Mood in a stream from
his mouth. Bob missed a ferocious
right, and O'Brien in attempting to
pet away fell to the floor. Jack had
all the best of the round.
Both feinted and Fitz missed two
lefts, but landed a third on Jack's jaw.
and as the latter rushed in Fiiz drove
a lighl to t lie stomach. O'Brien landed
a hard right and left to Bob's jaw.
bringing blood again, Fitz was unable
to land with success on O'Brien up to
this time. O'Brien cut Fit zsmimons'
left eye with a short rlghT, and a mo
ment later caught him full In the
mouth. O'Brien's foot work was mar
velous. and Fllz was bad winded.
Hob landed a bard right to the stnm
aeh as the bell sounded, which was
the most damaging blow O'Brien bad
The men danced about the ring, and
then Fitz missed a hard right for the
jaw. lie landed a light left on O'Brien's
stomach and the latter drove a straight
left to Bob's mouth, again starting the
blood running. Fit, landed a hard
lefl on O'Brien's wind, which made
the latter flinch. O'Brien missed a left
to the face and the men d inched. Fitz
tried a right for the wind, but was
abort, and Jack countered with a hard
right to the face. In the exchange of
blows Boh landed a hard left on
Jack's chin, and O'Brien brought his
left Hush on Bob's jaw. The men were
d inched at the bell.
O'Brien was the first to lead, but
missed a left for Fitzsimmons' face.
Bob led arith his left and they clinch
ed. Fitzsimmons tried a hard right,
and as he came in O'Brien tippercut
him with a left. O'Brien then landed
three blows without a return. Fitz
landed a right on Jack's jaw. and the
letter ran away. A left to the face
again started blood from Hobs mouth.
Jack landed a light left on the dam
aged mouth ami the referee had to
separate them. Fitz missed a left for
the face, and Jack landed a hard left
Upacrcut. Fitzsimmons brought blood
from O'Brien's mouth with a straight
left, but missed a hard right as the
men were sent to their corners.
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Fitzsimmons missed a left for the
face, and O'Brien countered with a
right to the jaw. Fitz missed another
left, ami they hail to be separated by
the referee. O'Brien landed a light left
and Fitzsimmons drove hard onto
O'Brien's wind, repeating the blow a
s cotid later. O'Brien sent a right to
the face and a. the men came together
O'Brien drove a hard right to Fitz's
wind. Fitz landed a light blow on
Jack's wind and then sent a left to
the jaw and a right on the wind, which
caused O'Brien to slip to the floor. As
Jack got up the gong sounded.
Fitz led with a left, but missed. He
landed the same blow a second later,
and drove the 1 ft to the wind, which
took some of the steam out of Jack.
Fitzsimmons opened a cut over Jack's
loft eye, and drove a right to the
wind. O'Brien landed a right and left
to the face, but his blows lacked pow
er. Fitz landed a right to the jaw.
and O'Brien countered a left to Fitz
simmons' damaged mouth. Both men
were bleeding profusely. O'Brien
slipped to the floor in attempting to
get away from Fitz's right. Fitz land
ed a light left to the wind and Jack
countered with a left to the mouth.
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The men wcr- clinched as the goug
As the men walked to their corners
O'Brien's loft eye had a nasty gash
fiver it and Fitzsimruons' left eye was
almost closed. While Fitz sat in his
Corner, his wife, who had been watch
ing the fight from the ringside, walked
np the steps and planted a kiss upon
her husband's swollen lips.
NEW SWINDLE IS WORKED
Fake Doctors Have Ingenious Game to
Victims of a swindle that has some
decidedly antedeluvian characteristics
at beginning to le beard from in
this section. It i.i a variaation of the
old game Of Betting a farmer to afHx
his name to a contract which after
wards turns up as a promissory note,
hut in this instance the medium
through which the signature is se
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event of efficacious treatment.
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induce the farmer to sign his name to
a paper which they tell him is a con
tract for treatment of himself and
family, and that if the medicine fails
to cure the contract is void. The vic
tim signs and the visitors depart,
promising to come again soon and see
how the family are progressing. This
they never do. but in the course of
several months a stranger shows up
with a promissory note, and demauds
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without Knowledge of the swindle,
iind he threatens suit unless the in
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trial of the case. It is necessary for
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view of the fact that he is generally
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A great many of these notes, it is
reported, have made their appearance
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I Stage Chat.
Josephine Cohan, formerly of "The
Four Cohans," will play the leading
female part in "The Rogers Brothers
in Paris" the coming season. .Miss
Cohan is a clever comedienne and an
exceptionally artistic dancer.
Neva Aymar. the comedienne, sing
er atid dancer, who attracted not a lit
tie attention with the Roger Brothers'
company last season, will play the role
of Colin, the principal boy. in Klaw &
Erlanger's Drury Bane spectacle
"Mother Goose," the coming season.
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Joseph Bnxiks' production of C. T
Dazey's new play. "Home hoik. its
theme taken from James Whitcomh Ri
ley's poem of the same title, will be
presented at the New York theatre
Christmas day, after two weeks at the
Walnut street theatre. Philadelphia.
This production and cast will be a not
Kiaw & Erlanger's great Drury lane
spectacle, "Mother (loose." will open
its second season at the Olympic the
aire. St. Bonis. Sept. 4. The title rol
will be played by Joseph Cawthorni
who made a really remarkable success
in this part last season. Other leading
principals of the big cast are Harry
K lly. William Macart, Clifton Craw
ford. Beila Mclntyre. Neva Aymar.
Edith St. Clair. Edith Hutchins. Allan
Ramsay, Walter Stanton and Seymour
& Bawe. The entire organization will
number nearly 100 people, and will be
the largest traveling company ever
Bonis, engagements in the larger cit
es will be played.
Clara Morris, the famous actress, at
one time considered the great est jxir-
raver of emotional roles on the Amer
ican stage, has been induced to contin
ue in the part of Sister Genevieve in
A. M. Palmer's all-star cast revival of
"The Two Orphans." Miss Morris had
intended to retire permanently from
th stage at the conclusion of the run
of "The Two "Orphans" at the New
Amsterdam theatre last May. to give
her attention solely to her literary
work. But the wonderful reception she
received at every performance con
vinced her that she still held a warm
place in the public heart and led her
to consider her intention.
Bates, the young English coal
heaver, phenomi nal for his memory of
dates, will end his six weeks' en
gagement at the New York theatre
roof garden July 39, and will sail
for London. Aug. to begin the ful
fillment of contracts which will occu
py his time for fully two years. He
has made a really remarkable hit
in New York, answering correctly and
without hesitation all questions in ref
erence to dates in the history of all
nations, lives of noted men. great ca
tastrophes, scientific discoveries,
sporting events, battles, shipwrecks,
etc.. even going back 2,ooo years.
His entertainment is a most inter
esting one, particularly when one o'
his audience has evidently come pre
pared to catch him in lapses of mem
ory. His answers to "fool" ques
tions are always witty.
A. M. Palmer's all-star cast revival
of "The Two Orphans." which creat
ed a sensation last spring, will begin
its tour at the Colonial theatre in
Boston early in September. An ex
tended route, including the principal
cities, has been booker for it. Grace
George and Sarah Truax will play the
tie roles. Louise and Henriette.
James O'Neill will play the cheval
ier; Louis James. Jaques: J. E. Dod
son. Pierre: Clara Morris, Sister Gen
evieve: Elita Proctoc Otis. Frochard:
Mrs. W. .1. !Moyne. the countess, and
iiijou i-cmanuez. .Marianne. Otter
members of the cast are Jameson Lee
Finney, William Beach. Thomas Meig
han, Harold Howard, Harrison Fowl
er. Edwin Caldwell. Lucy Mil liken,
Marie Stuart and Justine Cutting. The
great scenic equipment utilized at the
New Amsterdam theatre will be used
Trixie Friganza, who has been play
ing t lie widow in the London "Prince
of Pilsen" company, returned to Amer
ica last week. She was compelled to
hasten to Cincinnati, where her moth
er is very ill. Miss Friganza was suc
ceeded in London by Sophie Brandt.
There will be two "Prince of Pil
sen" companies' one now playing in
the Shaftesbury theatre in London,
where it will remain indefinitely ; the
other will tour the United States, op
ening in Brooklyn early in September.
Wallack's theatre. New York, where
"Tile County Chairman" played last
season from Nov. 24 to June 4 without
interruption, will be reopened Sept. 1
with the same attraction. There will
be no changes in the cast.
The Rogers brothers, in the latest
.icaiiv vaudeville rarce. i tie itogers
Brothers in Paris," will open the sea
son at the New Amsterdam theatre.
New York. Sept. 5. They will play at
i his theatre lour or five weeks, after
which they will dedicate the new Lib
erty theatre in Forty-second street.
The Rogers brothers are interested
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second week in October. Rehearsals
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have been called at the New Amster
dam theatre. The scenes of the new
piece are laid in Paris. Messrs. Klaw
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others: Josephine Cohan. Dorothy
Hunting. Emily Nice, Frank Young
and Bessie Be Vole, George Austin
Moor'. Fred Niblo, John Conroy, Jo
seph Kane and Louis B. Foley. Max
Hoffman will be the musical director.
The smash-up of Melbourne Mac
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of the hotel swooped down on the or
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With scenery and baggage gone there
was nothing for the company to do but
Marie Welsh has been engaged by
Henry W. Savage for the role oi' Nellie
Wagner in "The Prince of Pilsen"
company tnat win tour ine i nueu
Slates. Miss Welsh has been singing
leading soprano roles in grand opera
at the Tivoli theatre, San rrancisco.
for three seasons. Alice Judson was
engaged to sing the role of Butte in
Peggy from Paris."
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not impersonate any more Hebrew
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the jiossible case that a play should be
written for him hy Israel Zangwfll and
David Belaaco, conveying an entirely
new type to the theatre.
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