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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 12, 1913, Image 11

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if I can't knock tfiem out you don't
see anyone knocking me out, do
And they never, have. No fighter
ever made Freddy lake the canvas
count; nor has he ever knocked out
any fighter with a real reputation.
"With nothing to gain 'fights for him
but his willingness to taked, chance,
Hicks adds to his ( bank accourit by
entering the ring"and fighting, while
Freddy Hicks.
others are hunting publicity and
He doesn't get any big bouts, but
those he does get brings him a few
hundreds and he fights as often as
he can secure bookings. This win
ter he has met Tommy Te&gue, who
was knocked out Nov. 4; Young Leo
nard, who defeated him a Wilkes
barre, Nov. 14; Jim Borrell defeated
him at Philadelphia, Dec. 1, and on
Dec. 6 he defeated Jack Driscoll in
New York. Pour fights in about one
month, while the press-agented,
managed fighter, boxes about as
often in a year.
Hicks proves a defeated fighter
need not quit. In the face of de
feats he goes right along booking
between his fight with Driscoll and
Jan. 1, Hicks is booked to meet
George Ashe, Buck Crouse and Frank
Klaus, all tough nutts. His earnings
for November and December will
total $2,000, yet Hicks is a dub whose
ability lies chiefly in his ability to
take punishment.
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The executive committee of the
Socialist Party of Cook County held
a special session last night and, after
warmly praising the work done by
Mrs. Ella Flagg Young and denounc
ing the secret vote by which she was
ousted, passed a resolution demand
ing that Gov. Dunne call a special
session of the legislature forjthe pur-1
pose of passing a bill, which would
authorize the men and women of
Chicago to elect and recall their own
school board.
fTo this effect a mass meeting will
be held at Masonic Temple Drill Hall
Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14, 1913, for
the purpose of considering the pres
ent crisis.
Gary, Ind., Dec. 12. Rose Ryan,
the pretty young Hammond girl,
whose mysterious disapearance ten
days ago led to the belief that she
had been captured by white slavers,
returned to her home today. She had
been working in a restaurant in Chi
dago, and gave up the job because it
was too hard.
There are eighty plants in the Unit
ed Kingdom for the conversion of
garbage into electric power.
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