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New York, a.--gn*wk of a. youth, who inno cently, but", in a determined manner; announced that he was a fighter, and that he had come down to the big city to earn a name for himself in that line. He was accommodated, 'with little resort to pre liminaries. Hal!" a dozen of the loungers were soon engaged in a rough and tumble haul.- with .the "greenhorn," who had the temerity to declare himself a fighter'in their presence, in the very. fig..ting head quarters- Of the great city. Down ..the ; .roem.' and finally out into the street fhe stripling men ' battled;'- one":""against;, 1 many", until Hill,' completely' taken • up \ "With the. unknown youth, stepped in and . stopped. the rather unequal contest. The ..• boy - was - pretty roughly handled, . but several of antagonists were In worse shape than was he. a That youth: -was • - John Morfissey, who afterward became a 7 famous* pugilist. : ■■ ';.,!'. 1: ; JEFFRIES A PROTOTYPE. . ","' .:, .5 Out of California recently came Jim Jef frie-.-, ' the T giant who last' night' wrested from 'Bob'Fitzsimmons the title of cham pion of the.world in the pugilistic line. -.He.. like.Morrissey, came seeking battle. ,'He,: like the man who afterward became' famous as a fighter and politician, was ' 'accommodated, and he, like his prototype, gained for himself undying fame in his. calling. in his victory over Fitzsimmons Jeffries established his .right to assert that he is the "greatest of living, fighters. Not a corporal's guard of the army of' followers of the. ring' who are.up-In'" the sport would have thought that any such result would come out of the battle be tween Fitzsimmons and Jeffries.. Now" there are none who saw the fight, or who will read the details of It by rounds, but will do the hew champion honor, for he won on his merits. He defeated the great est fighter of the age, except himself, In as clean a ring battle as has been fought i'r all the annals of the prize ring. FITZ WAS OVERMATCHED. When-Jeffries fought Sharkey, when he net all the men against whom he had intended up to the time of his match vith Fitzsimmons, he was not the master -of-the then champion. Nature had en dowed him with the physique of a giant. • Strength, unaided by science, would," how ever, have availed him naught against such a pastmaster of the art of self defense as is Fitzsimmons. The embryo champion was taken in hand by capable trainers—men who had all the fine points ' of the game at their command, and the .. result; is seen. The world has a new ring champion, made out of nature's ex cellent. material by the skill of the ex - pert. Much credit is due Billy Delariey ■■•: and Tommy Ryan. The former is recog nized as the most successful trainer of boxers-in the business, while there* is no " man in the ring who is faster than Tom . my Ryan with the gloves. Out of a wil ling, brave youngster, these'professors of. the manly art of self-defense have made a premier boxer, who, ir he takes good care of his physique, will be a second John L. Sullivan to the ring. FITZ FELL. FIGHTING.'".' - There -is no disgrace attaching to the N defeat of the former champion. "Fitzsim mons fell fighting gamely. To the final .blow: that robbed him of his 'tltla, the conqueror of Corbett was battllngfike a demon. He was the aggressor even after there-was nothing left him save a for lorn hope. With the good grace that ac companies bravery, Fitzsimmons cordial ly grasped the hand of his conqueror— is is safe to" guess will have no harsh words for him, even after the sting of defeat is fully felt. Fitz was fairly beat en by a better fighter than he, and the new champion is entitled to full meed of praise for last night's work. There are surely none in any way interested in the ..sport who. will withhold from him the .laurels he so gallantly won In last night's :; .great battle. ' ■»'-?-- --i.-? -Willie Green wane oreen. SIX DAYS' SALE OF EXCURSION '" Tickets East at Very Low Rates. New York, Buffalo, Boston. Albany and many other points and return via "North "Western Line" with choice of routes via Niagara Falls. Further information call at 395 Robert street, St. Paul >4 413 Nicollet avenue, Minneapolis, or address T. W Teasdale, General Passenger Agent, St Paul. . .-•■""- ' .-^.* SAVE YOf HAIR Hew to Prevent Falling Hair, Scalp Humors and Dandruff. ;".-7 "Warm shampoos with Cuticpra Soap, fol lowed 7by light dressings with CtJTIOORA, purest, of emollient skin cures, will clear the :7: scalp and hair of crusts, scales, and dandruff, - eootlie irritating and itching surfaces, stimu late the hair follicles, supply the roots. with '" energy and nourishment, and "• thus produce , luxuriant hair, with clean, wholesome scalp." .'- .' -:. '. ■ - ■ .- : the odds. The Jeffries people wanted two for one for their collateral, and- 1 Fitzsim mons people were slow to give it. 777-.-. The great house.filled very slowly, and it was after 9 o'clock before the police had to bestir themselves and clear the aisles. Time.seemed to drag, and the ab sence of any t preliminary contests gave the crowd a 'fight appetite! They began calling for the fighters at 9:30 and at 9:45 were accommodated. FIGHTERS ARRIVE. Jeffries was the first to show. lie came though the main entrance and walked the length of the hall at'9:3o, to an accom paniment of cheers,:-while. Fitzsimmo-,s, who was ' accompanied 'by his Spartan like wife, gained the building and dress ing room by a rear door.' .'~\- The disagreement as to the conditions of clinches and breaks was discussed and settled outside of the ring, and'there was but little delay when the terms . were agreed upon, '.-'.". . •'. '7 '.77.7: Fitzsimmons' entry into the 7 ring at 1C:05 o'clock "was: made the occasion for a theatrical demonstration:"--Julian' was first, and then came the fighter. The seconds were next in line, and then came two men bearing a great floral piece that was almost funerel in appearance. It was inscribed "Good Luck to the Cham pion," but "the flowers are wi'ted now. Fitzsimmons bowed-' c-remonious'y to' It. Jeffries was next into the arena, and, like his opponent, got a demonstrative re ception. Fitzsimmons looked lanky and thin but his], skin was . clear,/.his eye bright-and his step elastic. He made a #* t TK "**al "ij«iijiis>j|| *!^^^. g* * f 1' VJS?Sb2SSS '-'■■ * "^^lsTllsßrlsnßoff^ ' - .■" ssi^^^^^^^^^K'^^slr^M--ijr,^*,*^T^*r^SfeFsß- £r^- .^^T^C^?^ :>v ':■;-.'- lslsssS^'^!S|kJßßv'sW'y^. -*s3s* 81 -^((l«*^^ t« +"*^ .Jk*^ 5 I^<jKs'}X£y^ :"*^^— "^—tV, V -^SHsVlfCsHSslhKsl.^^si'^isT stf*^Hs*' .s^p^^^B^assfe^s-^jgg-^SaU «gsua&U -T "~ / 1 1\. rf 4!'!' ""-H&r^l^ifa^K £> • —sltt*" • B sc~ ■" _ \s "Tr"^. t -ijaffv " r/x^3*l»*:**3s»y'»HsCT>^sw^'gy *c-*~w^»^*.. j. <jia*?.—^—.. v^ \- '■?.r'j.---'-S«L, - ,ipc?^W^B^ffWßsff^^B^^BP *titooE3fJßsVfrss - t^Pllk^^^^^^^'^^^^** -f^ra^^?^^^^B '»Sllli2*3c^. 'n^^^^^^igf^^^S^ 1 A. PHOTOGRAPH OP THE CONEY ISLAND CLUB HOUSE., .: ? Iff In Which the Jeftries-Fitzsimmons. Fight Took Place-. 1- .-- -\! ?"':":, '•'■!* 7... great display of an. American flag at his waist. Jeffries looked sturdy and massive, arid seemed a little nervous. He got the worst'; of the assignment of. corners, for the great lights shone .into..his /ace, and he blinked at them in "a. nervous - sort 'of ■'way',. "j/3"i«?.r,. too, looked colorless ' and ... ill at ease!' There was no-long delay at the ring, and the big gong - sounded al most as soon as the men had been pre sented and gloved. When they squared off, :\ Jeffries looked fifty pounds to tho good. The opening round was a try-out, pure and simple, arid not a single blow of an effective nature was .landed. First one was the pacemaker, and then. the other essayed the.. pressing. They were, however, almost equally active,' and their work recompensed the crowd for the lack of excitement. .. ...- % - - - . . ' ... FITZ BADLY DAZED. The second round began. in a business like fashion, "with Jeffries' getting in , his left. Fitzsimmons then took a turn, ■ but was short. : Just as the round closed Jeffries downed. Fitzsimmons with a hard straight left-hander on the jaw. The champion came up .slowly,' in a dazed sort of way, and reeled towards his man. The crowd cheered" Jeffries, but the gong ended' the round. Fitzsimmons rallied in the rest, and was aggressive again in "the third. Fitzsimmons was bleeding. but , fighting viciously. He made the pace, but It was the Californian's round. The fourth was fast, but not decisive. ' Fitzsimmons " made his ' best showing in the fifth. He began the round with a punch that opened Jeffries' left eye and sent a torrent of blood coursing down his cheek. He forced Jeffries against the ropes, but the Callfornlan slipped away from : him. He made Jeffries hug around, but when the round ended Jef fries was back'and fighting. 7 Fltzsirhmons was the" aggressor in the "sixth, and that, too, i was his round. He tried all of his tricks with left and right, but was unable to place them right. • He closed with a strong right upper-cut, but that, too, was blocked. The seventh might be said to have been Fitzsimmons", but he did 'no particular damage with his punches. The 'eighth saw the beginning of. the end, for ■ Fitzsimmons: never - regained his balance after that round. Jeffries began- the round with a straight left on the face that again brought the blood out of - his opponent's mouth. The Cor nishman staggered against .the ropes, but. came, back for another facer. There was fear in. Fitzsimmons' corner, and Julian yelled to Fltzslrnmons to be care ful. 1 Fltzsimfhons planted one of his lefts on Jeffries' jaw, "and staggered -him against the ropes. Fitzsimmons looked like a beaten man. The round was all Jeffries. He sent the Australian's head back with a series of lefts, put his right on the body, and avoided any . serious punishment. Fitzsimmons -kept pressing forward all the time, however, but was unable to find his opponent. ■; :, THE END IN SIGHT. The tenth was in reality where the light ended. Jeffries rushed his oppo nent and downed him with a.left swing. Fitzsimmons. seemed out, and there was a moment of the wildest ■ excitement. Julian ran along the side of the ring and sprinkled: water on , his fallen - idol. At the end of seven seconds .Fitzsim mons staggered to : his feet, only to go down -again.. He; was up again, and Jeffries poised himself for the finish. He shot his left to the body, and tried, for the head with his -■. right. . He was calm and collected, but the j time was too short. "" Again did 5 the ' gong I come '• to -: the aid of the man who was then going, staggering and dazed, to certain defeat. There was a frantic effort to revive the champion of champions, but ho was clear ly gone, and his seconds could mot re store him. The tate-liki gong clanged again, and the old fighter wabbled out to meet the sturdy.: young. Hercules who awaited him.. It I was as courageous and gritty a dash as: up to: the firing line .in . battle, but it was hopeless.:" They were together. 'It • was a splendid ', moment, and full of the melodramatic -Intensity that characterizes a tragedy. Jeffries was as fresh as at the start. There was a mo ment of sparring, and the giant arms of tha . Californian 7 shot out ".through" the air. It was left and right and all over. " Fltx- THE ST. PAUI< GLOBE, SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 1899.- CONTINUED FROM FIRST PAGE}. Simmons, limp and unconscious, dropped to the floor.-' Jeffries stepped back, for he knew the force that had been put be-, hind his terrible blows. ON WITH THE NEW. The timers called off the seconds that counted' out an eld ring- hero and her alded another, but nobody heard them. The crowd was- on its feet, howling. There was a rush for the ring, but scores of blue coats barred the way. Ten sec onds are short, and when the tenth-had come there was a new .. roar of excite ment to welcome the victor. Julian, Yank Kenny and -Eveihart gathered up the prostrate man. lie was still In a trance. They carried him to his corner, and a lit tle blood : oozed from his mouth as "his head fell forward on'his chest. The new hero crossed the ring and shook the hand Of his rival, - after which he was sur rounded by his friends, who hustled him from the ring and. Into his dressing room. . " ' """»' Jeffries had the good wishes .of his clergyman lather, out at Los Angeles, Cal. This wire.'was placed in his hand as he reached the ring:' ;" "• ' - 7T-7- "Jim, we know you will win. Keep good spirit. Re confident of our blessing. -. v:_ . —"Father, iMother and Family." PAEANS FOR THE VICTOR. The scenes enacted ' in the dressing room, of: Jeffries-, which was only a few feet away from that occupied by the de feated pugilist, were ; of the most joyful character. Crowds of persons hammered at the door for admittance, anxious to congratulate the new champion. Brady was dancing with rdelight from the'mo ment the decision. was given that made him, for the second time, manager of % world's heavyweight "champion:". : \~77-\ ""? "Jeffries is a 'corker," he said, ' "and there is not a man on earth that - can beat" him. He is a: wonder, arid no mis take. Let - them all come 'to him now. None of them can'class with him." '.-. '".:• Billy Delaney, Jeffries' chief "trainer, was ' beside -himself with delight. He said: "_' "'-.'"_'. -';' — " -;-- : ...u::- "I have again brought- a champion beater from California and aril naturally proud of it. Fitzslminons' was beaten fair and -. square, and although he "' put lup a game fight, my man had his measure taken from the moment they shaped for the first-round.""." '7. - .' ' ' '•'"' - Jim Daly and Jack Jeffries had very little to say regarding-, the victory, but their good-natured faces were wreathed in smiles, and they looked upon Jeffries as a-' veritable - world-beater...-- Jeffries himself was surrounded' by a host of friends, who congratulated him "on his well won honor. -In response to congrat ulations the new champion said: THE NEW SULLIVAN. "Fitzsimmons fought. a good and game battle, and hit harder , than any man I have been up against. He can whip Sharkey in two rounds. I would gain nothing by meeting Sharkey7 again, but am willing .." to meet any man in the world in whom the public has confidence, and there need be no fear of my | quit ting the ring for the stage. No, I'll de fend my .title as champion, at all times, GEORGE SILER, (Referee.) and against all comers. At no time dur ing | tonight's fight did I feel any mis givings as to my. ability to win. : I am satisfied that I have well earned the right to be called the champion by beat ing Fitzsimmons, who was. undoubtedly the greatest "fighter of the age." " Jeffries and his party left . for New York at midnight, and will make the Vanderbllt hotel their -. headquarters. ■-. 7- THE FALLEN-GLADIATOR. Just as soon as- Fitzsimmons reached his dressing room, his wife, who was anxiously awaiting the outcome of the light, greeted the fallen champion af fectionately. _ '-.• .-,-■: .."Keep up your spirits. Bob," she said. "You fought splendidly and although you .was beaten,' you are still the prince of fighters." ; Martin Julian, -, Fitzsimmons' manager, spoke encouragingly to the defeated, pugilist, but the latter seemed not to real ize what was being said to him. His train ers and : sparring-partners laid the lanky pugilist on a cot, and whispered words of encouragement -in his | ear. Fitzsimmons had only partly recovered from the shock of - defeat, - and J occassionally.. murmured: "How did I come to fight him." " Mrs. Fitzsimmons and : Mrs," Dan Hickey i bent over the prostrate man, and bathed 1 his 1 head t and .. face. Blood }. flo wing -: from . the ■ mouth and• damaged nasal ! organ waa :a ' source. of worry [to | Mrs. Fitzsimmons.' "I have nothing to say about the fight." 11 ■ said she, ."but Bob has a host of friends, who will: not forget", his career In the ring." - -Z ■:■-■ ►/;':"- .. ; ■*>' ■• Martin Julian .was down-hearted, but assumed a bold front. When asked his opinion of tho-result, Julian : replied:'-:'' >"'• . "Oh, -there. Is j very "little "for. me to say. Everybody,'knows Bob Is. game, and I feel certain that he still has a warm place in: the hearts -b't many. No mat ter what : comes -goes. Bob need not worry about-anything, as long as I am alive. He is my friend'"-"' and I 'am his. Ho "shall never 'want'-for anything; and while I feel hls'*<downfall ! most keenly.. I have the satisfaction of, knowing that he was beaten by a clever young fellow, with a decided pull Hi the,weights, who showed such cleverness thatjj the sting of defeat is softened.to. a great extent." . JEFFRIES .GREAT- SHOWING. I Yank Kenney, the heavyweight spar ring partner, who has been with Fitzsim mons all through his training, was crest fallen at the ' turn affairs' had "taken. ."I did not look fur such a result," said. "Bob is in excellent. .and the quick manner in which,he recuperated from hie knock-downs; in'-*tire "tenth round proved, that, he -was-. In., fit .form. "Jeffries was a surprise to me, and. his quick, movements with botli^hahtWahd feet ] were a revela tion to all -of us■'•• who had seen- his pre vious jw^rfotmanec^i" 7- ■-■■ '•. :"■'; Jack Everhard,t- was .equally.,downcast at'the defeat "of'-Fitz'simmons.'-'"You can say for : me, -he 'said,; "I _ never imagined that Jeffries .could have improved so vast- ly. Bob was; up against a great handi cap In regard to weights, and I'think he acquitted ■ himself splendidly."" 7. . ;;X-.. i ; v FIGHT ROUNDS. fr ' viid.l3 #*!-'/• *?'JuZloi%-i s<U '-afi-'-CtiTS ; 7 & J'. Every Movement of the Gladiators '"' Is 'Herein, Recorded. "'.' j " ' round ONE— v --'J ! Both meet -in center ; of ring. " They feinted, with Fitzsimmons breaking ground,; Jeffries-keeping-almost In tin middle of : the * ring. Jtff.i a was t evi dently trying to get the right over F.tz simmons'. left to head, but Eitz duck*d cleverly. Jeffries Ted left and fell short. He led for stomach; and again fell short. Again he led a left swing for jaw, but Fitzsimmons was out of the way... Jef fries tried right, for body .and left for head, but Fitzsimmons blocked and got away clean. Fitzsimmons tried left; Fitzsimmons essayed a left swing: for the neck,' landing "lightly. They clinch ed, but broke . Clean. : Jeff -tried a . straight left for, Jaw, but did not reach, and Fitzsimmons blocked an attempt at a left hook, shooting his left to the ear as the bell rang, s~d;5 ~ d; ■:"-'; ... - - ROUND TWO— 0 . j. .- _ Fitzsimmons in.' middle of . ring made ; Jeffries break; Fitzsimmons sent left to body; Jeffries countered with stiff .left • on face. • Bob tared; left for bdy, but was neatly blocked,*, Jeffries assumed a crouching attitude, boring in with left on body- but Was Sagain ■? b'o.k3d and they came to a* clinch. Jeffries landed two lefts on body and shot the leit . three times to Fitzsimmons' face with out a return. -<FltZßimmons tried his j right for the head, but was short, they came to a, clinch, the referee go ing: between them' Jeffries .: tiled a left . chop for the'§ he*3}; but ; Fitzsimmons ducked safely; -Jeffries trie! 53 a : left swing for the head,\ and another, for -. the body, * but Fizslmmons ducked away : from i him. Jeffries then - knocked 'Fitz simmons - flat on his back with a straight left on the mouth. The cham . pion was up in two seconds and the -bell rang.":"... .7 : ■'■-•}'i -.. - ! - ...-/. ROUND THREE— ""''-' ■'.* -:."'- 7 -V : -'. Fitzsimmons 7 looked very determined | when :he • came \up ; for this - round, with • Jeffries on the aggressive. They clinch- ed twice without doing damage. Fitz simmons tried a right hook for the body, but failed, and it was then seen that ho ; was bleeding from the nose. First blood claimed for -Jeffries.■;■ After another : clinch Fitzsimmons landed; a hard left . on Jeffries face, -.and repeated •it three ' times. Coming to the center of the ring Fitzsimmons landed a left swing on the ; jaw and a left hook on the ear. Jeffries came back with a left hook on the sids " of the head, arid they came to a. clinch : After some feinting. Jeffries sent both | hands -to the body: and drove Fitzsim mons back with" a left: on the chest. Fitzsimmons endeavored' to land a left swing on the head and then came to a clinch. - Fitzsimmons landed a left hock . on head; Jeffries countered on the face just as- the' round closed.'.. -.-.•_.. ROUND FOUR- ' ' V ;' "Fitzsimmons came up determined and tried a right swing. "and both clinched. Jeffries tried a left for the - neck, but - Fltzsimmqns got,;, inside of ;,his lead, landing left on wind. Jeffries sent two - hard lefts' to the 'side of Fitzsimmons, ' jarring the champion each time. In the mix-up Fitzsimmons got : his left to head and right to body. S After some fiddling and feinting Fitzsimmons '■■ sent a left - straight to the eye and was quickly countered on the'bOSy-by Jeffries' right. . A hard right over the heart by-Fitzsim mons was answered by a left 7on the neck, but he planted a heavy left on the : chest, and "Fltzsimrhons broke ground shooting his left to the jaw. 7 This was an even round. Jrf ,,f fi .- ROUND FIVE— ,[.,., •-.-"■ - ■_ '- ■ '■.. Fitzsimmons led off with a left to the face, splitting Jeffries' left - eye,; which bled freely. - Jeffries 7 retaliated with a hard left on the ear, and Fitzsimmons • tried his right Over the damaged eye : Failing • to land Fitzsimmons - tried left - for 7 head, but. Jeffries^;ducked ■ and " a clinch followed. Fitzsimmons put a light left on Jeffries' mouth, and fired him to the ropes. The Californian broke, : but clinched immediately. " Jeff.- tried a :■ left swing for the body and left an open ing which 1 Fitzsimmons; failed :to - take ; ; advantage -of,"-- Jeffries, 5 encouraged ■■ by 'this oversight, -sent two rights «to:- the Jaw, and a right on the'forehead, 1 with -7 out a return. , Fitsslmmons - rushed and in ,; trying, to '? side step, t 4 almost ,: fell z through the ropes, .but .regained himself ... and came backWlth a hard left on neck ;I, and right '. on body. Jeffries ; came - back ' ;-;-. with two stiff ones, which hit ' Fltzslm- I ; : : THE NEW MANAGEMENT. :;' W: ..- — J | Comfort, Durability 111 *^.\j.aVsxs\a\.\jw -Xnf. . jl#v Ml •CalL/lli L^Y. • ■■■'- * •■■■-'[6flSM"'''"' Safe Economy U^MQjf / - '" ■ *» fer x^^^^^^^\ ....COMBINED IN 0UR.... Hi RI IIP SFPfiF SIJITC II H; '..''; 111 L .13©' Blue Serge Suits—regular i6ounce goods, tested and ||f / II 1 .guaranteed absolutely fast colors, double seams'stitched with "I! 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Fitzsimmons sent left to face and a hard right over the injured eye. Anoth • er clinch followed and the referee had. to separate" them. , .Fitzsimmons. .sent left twice to ear, and followed It* with a hard . - left-to-face. ■ Jeffries fought back.'land . ing with both hands, and after a clinch Fitzsimmons upperctit' his opponent with his right on the wind. This was the last blow of . the round, which was in- Fitz simmons' favor.:.- ;':■.-.•:.::... --."■■ ■'•;-_• ROUND "SEVEN— -7-777. >.-.,--•.-"• '■ 7- ,.*. Jeffries-was a bit slow coming to the scratch, and broke ground, making a ;;.circle of the ring. Fitzsimmons tried; ! a right -for the heart,, landing lightly, and Jeffries got a right to the ribs. '-■ Jeffries jabbed his right to the ribs and „ got away.. The Callfornian endeavored to land a straight left for the face.'but : was blocked, neatly and received a left on the neck. Fitzsimmons was qn the aggressive :and sent a left back'dn-~the: , I neck. Jeffries tried- to crowd . Fitzsim • mons on the ropes, but Fitzsimmons got away nicely. In a rapid mix-up both 5 sent lefts for the head, landing lightly. Then Fitzsimmons hooked a left to the - right of the head, and Jeffries jumped in with a right, hard on the body. Jef fries swung his left for the head, but Fitzsimmons got: Inside of it and drove his right over the heart when the gong .. sounded. This was Fitzsimmons' - round. ■-. ■ ■ ~;. ROUND EIGHT— 1 Jeffries was late in coming up and the referee had to wave his hand at him to come to the scratch. Neither did any damage to the other beyond clinching, until Fitzsimmons landed a left on the ribs and Jeffries landed two lefts on the head. Jeffries swung a . right lightly on the chest. Fitzsimmons put a-straight left, on Jeffries' bad eye. Jeffries came back with a- hard left on . the body. —. Fitzsimmons .endeavored to land a vicious blow.with his left on the • body, but Jeffries came back with a simile--.- blow on -Fitzsimmons'.,head. Jeffries then bored in and sent a straight " left to Fitzsimmons' face, - staggering • him to the ropes. Nothing of any mo ment occurred during the remainder of .the round, and Fitzsimmons went to his corner smiling at his seconds. This was Jeffries' round.' ..---:•-V-.J ROUND NINE— Both came up willingly, with Fitz simmons the aggressor, but Jeffries held him back with a straight left on the face. Fitzsimmons missed a left ." swing - for the . head gg and received a hard-right on the body. - Then ; they • clinched, and after, the breakaway, they tried, close .. quarters, i.-Jeffries -^landing, twice. Fitzsimmons, still on the aggres" --' sive, .was sent back (once more with f a '- left on the body. After a clinch : Jef fries put two - smart left 5 raps on the nose, which made Bob's organ bleed again.; Jeffries -landed again on ! the head with -his v left, 'hitting-.-straight, , and then with a backhand blow brought ...his left in-contact -with^Fitzsirrini6n3'! nose. Fitzsimmons failed to respond to this and 'clinched. "Jeffries . then - sent . his right . over the heart with all his might, and had Fitzsimmons guessing : when the bell rang. Jeffries had . de cidedly the better of the round. ROUND. TEN— . Jeffries came up looking confident and Fitzsimmons.- with an earnest look on his face. The Californian was aggres sive, and sent a straight left to the r head, Fitzsimmons .clinching. Going into the clinch Fitzsimmons drove - his Eg left hard to.. the t wind. After fiddling -Fitzsimmons tried a right "swing, but went wide of the mark, and caught the Californian" a.second later with a left swing on the nose. Jeffries made Fitz .".: Simmons'-head wabble, and then, with a left swing on the jaw, "put Fitzsimmons lon his back. Fitzsimmons was groggy --when-he got up, in seven seconds, and was sent down again with left and right on the jaw. He came up again in I five seconds, and Jeffries rushed him - . into a corner, trying very hard to finish the champion, who was very" groggy. Jeffries was too anxious and failed to •finish his man.- . . ROUND ELEVEN— Fitzsimmons came up slowly, but as sumed the aggressive, Jeffries standing off, evidently waiting for a knock-out. They - clinched three times. - Coming, to close quarters Jeffries put two,.-hard rights on Fitzsimmons'; heart, .sending him back, and then, sending a straight left for the neck, followed with a left on the ; chest. Fitzsimmons : crowded 7 in, .trying his right for the jaw. falling ;short, but succeeded in blocking the Californian's right return. Jeffries then -Jabbed 7 his left to the head. A . left on the jaw dazed - Fitzsimmons,-. who ■■■'• stood ■In • the middle of. the ring. Jef . fries looked at him for a second and then he had him at, his mercy. -He swung ; his right : and left to the jaw, and-Fltz '.'.- simmons went down -and out, relin quishing the championship title: to the .7Californian.. Time of eleventh round, 1:32 3-5.' ~ ' --. 'As soon as •■ Fitzsimmons; was carried to his; corner, the spectators crowded over , the i benches and through «the ropes, s and . the - police - had -, great difficulty In . keep-1 ing the ring : clear. ;. The ;partisans of l the '. Californian almost went crazy; in. the ex . citement, 1 and i pandemonium ; reigned 1 for several seconds. Fitzsimmons ■-. camo to , very; Quickly, ;a$ : Jefff'-'p rushed • across % to'the" defeated champion's corner and both shook hands warmly.- Judging from the expression on Fitzsimmons' face, he did not feel much disgruntled at his de feat. - ; ...-- _• -■■■ ..." JEFFRIES EXPECTED IT. . Signed' Statement Given" Oat by the Champion Before the Fight. In view of the outcome of the Fitzsim mons-Jeffries fight there is Interest in the following signed statement. by Jeffries, telegraphed to the Chicago Record Tnurs day night: "' Saturday morning I expect to b- cham pion ..of the world... It sounds rath =r-b:g to say that, but it is only a matter of working some part of an hour with a rr.ai instead of a bag. in front of ms—a: man I can let go at 'and hit, not one' that I have to go easy. with, for fear of being shy of a sparring partner for the next day. Acknowledging Fitzsimmons to he the best fighter of the decade, giving him credit for- being' the hardest puncher at the . weight, the c . world . has ever known, and in no way holding ,cheap the man who by strategy and gameness has work- g Measurements of the Men. JEFFRIES- 7 ,; \ 7'" \ FITZSIMMONS. '"*"' Height - -..- 9- feet 1 I'? inches > Height 1 . 3 feet II 3-4 inches Weight.. - Jj. 200 pounds <- Weight - - '*-*- 157 pounds Reach - - _ 70 3-4 inches ,' Reach - _ _ 75 1-4 Inches Neck - - _ 17 1-2 inches .< , Neck _ _ _ 10 - inches Chest - - - 43 3-4 Inches I Chest - - - 44 . . Inches Chest expanded 48 : inches S Chest expanded -48 inches Waist - - - 34 inches I Waist -"*_,_ .38 Inchest Hips - _ _ 42 Inches J Hips - _ _ 40 . Inches Thigh - - - 24 1-2 inches j. Thigh - - - 23 1-2 inches Calf _ - - 10 1-2 inches ,[ Calf ... 14 Inches " Wrist - - - 8. inches J, Wrist . - _ - 7 1-2 Inches Forearm - ''."j 13 Inches i\" Forearm - - II 3-4 inches Biceps - - -'•-- 15 1-2 inches Biceps . _ _ 14 1-2 inches Ed his way from the bottom to the top, I am firmly convinced I will win. Of course I do not know what tactics . I shall use, and If I did know I hardly think it would be wise to say so. This much I do know, however, that whenever Fitzsimmons comes within reach of me he will get a fight. It is true that the rules are not to my liking. I would rath er fight straight Marquis of Queensbsrry rules, but "Fitz" insisted on the present modifications. If I wanted to fight 1 was obliged to accept the terms laid down by the champion. I am fighting him at his own game, and'l expect to beat him. —James - J. Jeffries. HEARD THE NEWS.> A Large Audience Wildly Cheered the Victory of Jeffries. - .'; At the St. Paul Athletic club gymnasi um lat»t- evening " €00' people gathered to' hear the detailed, ieturns of the Jeffries- . B'itsfimmons fight, and when the result was ; announced'- in : the eleventh round, every Individual was on ills feet cheering wildly for the new champion. The club management for the comfort of-those present was all that could have been de sired, and what with three fast sparring bouts arranged as preliminaries to enter tain the audience until tho returns came in, and the quick, accurate report of the big battle-by rounds, every one present departed highly satisfied with the even ing's entertainment. t The reports were read by "Jack"-Skel-' ly, the undefeated amateur featherweight of America, who also refereed the spar- ■ ring bouts. Skelly kept the crowd in good humor with bright bits' of raillery.. and made an excellent referee. A noticeable feature of the evening was- I INTER-CITY CYCLE MEET § 26 . - —— AT-^ —— § 9. Lex.ii)gloi) Park I /^*sV LB j m i #n ffl HU v H H ill Mn H P^^ ni H Ftfu OR JShs*>tWi ViL. MLB a *Ofl v^*7JslH. JST <«VB.JH. Ja"sV ru I Today, June 10, 2:30 P. M. I ilB Today, June 10, 2:30 P. M. 1 Gefleral fldtiussiot* Free. | t® : Limited Number of Reserved Seats on Safe © at Our Stores, 25 Cents. 7-■ © s Northwestern Cycle Co. s 0 Corner Sixth and St. Peter Streets. @ ' SftfliaarSa«*S««arSlSS«»SrSSS-SS<B«« O the change that came over the audience as the big fight progressed.. At.iirst the bare mention of Fitzsimraoris' -. entrance into the ring brought forth cheers, while Jeffries' name was unheralded. As tho fight progressed and the big. Calif or man showed his prowess against Fitzsimmons, the sentiments began to switch. Gradu ally those present became convinced that Jeffries was making a great fight ami enthusiasm set in toward him, - until at the announcement- of his - victory the crowd stood up and cheered for.nearly a minute. The sparring bouts were alone worth the price of admission. The first, go, be twet Frank McSiay and E. Ebbes, feath erweights,"was fast and interesting. Ref eree - Skelly i gave McStay the' decision. -- In the second bout E. McDonough and Tommy "Williams, middlewcights, up a lively bout. Both were aggressive and each landed frequent— stiff -: * punches, though doing little damage because of the "pillows" used. After four rounds this contest was'declared a draw. ■-'■"" Morris Self and James ■•■ McGinn, the latter from Minneapolis, went four rounds for points and gave a good exhibition Self got the decision. \ Aside from the natural enthusiasm in cident to a gathering of admirers of the art of self-defense, not the slightest sug gestion of disorder was apparent during the evening, and the victory.of Jeffries sent most of the-crowd home happy. HALF-ARM JABS. Mrs. Fitzsimmons sat Just outside her husband's dressing room prior to the fight. She greeted Billy Brady cheerily, and said she hoped Bob would defeat his new aspirant for the championship. Fitzsimmons and Jeffries agreed as to the Interpretation of the rules and then lived up to them. The fight was strictly fair. * - Peter Maher picked Fitzsimmons to win. and quickly. "Kid" McCoy said Fitz should win in side of five rounds. • Fred Burns acted as master of ■ cere monies, and introduced the fighters in neat speeches. - Ren Mulford, the well known Cincinnati sporting writer, was timekeeper for the club. Lou Houseman held the watch for Fitz, and Al Smith acted in similar capa- - city for Jeffries. . The ring in which Fitzsimmons and Jeffries fought was but twenty feet square —four feet less than regulation. "Kid" McPartland bet that Fitz would win. -. ' ■• • • •, ■; The . vltagraph people had . two Instru ments on t hand, in order to assue suc cess of the picture end of the tight. 'A—"'- Topi Sharkey challenged the winner, cr "Kid" McCoy. No attention was paid to him. :. - • ' ' •- - - - »7 The Westchester club cffiiol a. pur c for a go between Tommy Ryan and ' X d" McCoy. ■■.■ ..:■■'■ Joe vendig lost heavily on Fitzsimmons, and he had more money to place. '• '