The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, September 12, 1924, Page 1, Image 1

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VS Advertising copy for the big
.'Sunday's Issue of the" Oregon.
Stau aman should be In -by Fri
day even hi g. . When j your" copy la
fdy telephony 23 or 53 and
. representative will call.
Advertising Is a bridge span
ning j the . river of doubtful . values
to the- shore of worthy mer
chandise. Read them every day,
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i - Parade to Form at Marion
a Square) at 6:30 O'clock
i and! Will be Followed by
Armory Program -
Two Thousand- Additional
Volunteers Expected foi
, Come in During: Pay t
Qa1m wt11 Inltt With all Of
JFU ww -urn m : '
Oregon today In making the first
teat ' of j the . national defense, act
a- success and will turn out a
large crowd to observe the sixth
anniversary of the battle of St.
Mlhiel. j With three eastern Ore
gon towns reporting yesterday,
the number Is now 74 and no
town;' In the state of more than
100 0" population has failed to
make plans to observe the day.
Parade Forms at 0:3O
Beginning, at 5 o'clock., when
all the business houses are expect
ed to close their doors, ample op
portunity is given I all to eat and
report at Marion j square where
the parade ! will form at ' 6:30
o'clock, f I immediately after the
which breaks up at the
a, patriotic program will
b held, with Justice George ax,
Brown, of the Oregon , supreme
court, as the principal speaker.
Short talks will be given by Har
ley O. White, president of -the
Chamber of Commerce, and by
C. B. McCullach, bridge engineer
of : the atate highway department,
Col. i Carle Abrams grand
marshal of j the day, will be a
the Marlon square bandstand at
6 1 o'clock and . will, assign units
to their proper stations In the
parade, i He, will be assisted , In
this task by Captain T. A: Brown,
chief of staff. Dr; Henry E. Mor
ris, Bolton j Hamble. C. A. Kells
and. Qlenxt. Adam- The Boy
Scouts will also report at 6 o'clock.
In, the! reviewing stand will be
Mayor 'John B. Glesy, the com
mander of the GAR and Sam
A. Kozer, secretary of state. The
stand will be located on the north
sifle of! State street In the center
of, the court house block. ;
Musician Blow Taps
When the head of the parade
reaches Liberty and State on the
return j march, a: halt of two
minutes will be made while mass-
: edj musicians blow taps, j Every
one in; the parade will uncover
I (an,d stand at attention, in a res
f ectful, tribute to those who gave
their lives in, the. battle of St,
(A11 organizations which have
been seeking recruits have met
with a wonderful! success. Colon;
nel Abrams said last nJght after
a, meeting Jot the general com
mittee !whlch completed a few of
the minor; details. The enroll
ent committee, consisting of Mrs.
John A. Marson. Carl Gabrielson
and Prank: Drubin, Jr., will clr
cuJate t the enrollment lists In
factories and other, places where
men and women are congregated
In, any numbers today while booths
will be maintained In the ; banks
postof flee and , prominent street
corners. It Is' estimated that ap
proximately 2000 additional sign
atureg will be obtained during the
aay. uemoers I tne American
Legion! auxiliary will assist In,
obtaining the signatures.
' I North Powder To Fore
: North Powder, in Union county.
was the first place to send its
consolidated enlistment of one-:
day volunteers to state headquart
era at the adjutant general's of
flee, j There Is a' total of 180
names ' appearing on the muster
roll submitted by Major Chris -E.
Johnson, more than double the
quota for the town. Mayor John-;
son reported that additional en
listments would be made today,
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; OREGON: Fair and warmer
Friday; gentle east to north
winds. ... '
, (Thursday)
.-Maximum temperature, 88.
Minimum temperature, 45.
-Rainfall, none.
River, f2.4. ; j
r. Atmosphere, Clear.
I Wind, north. 1-
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Argentine Fighter Declares
Declares That; Wills Used ;
1 Unfair Tactics in Ring
JERSEY CITYi N. J., Sept. 11.
(By the Associated Press)".
Luis Firpo charged, after, his, los-
ng battle with; Harry Wills to
night that he! f was . repeatedly
fouled by the big negro.
"Continual fouls by Wills made
it Jmpossblle for i met to fight my,
fight,", declaredi j the Argentine
through an Interpreter, ' Firpo
asserted that Wills s used unfair
tactics when he dealt the blow
that resulted 4nl the Argentine's
knockdown in ; the second round
and declared the negro repeatedly
used questionable
tactics on the
Closest. Primary Election in
Years Gives Slight
Lead Oiler French
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SEATTLE, SepM 11. Listing of
five additional ! ;precincts. and. re-
checking of the entire 443 p
lUcts In King county forced Col
onel Roland H4 Hartley, Everer ,
Into hte lead for the republican
gubernatorial nomination late to
night by 1,54 3- votes over E. L.
French, Vancouver. (
The tabulation, represented votes
east in 2,339 : precincts out cf
1.453 In tha s?ae and the 114
inissing precincta were y reported
small. The figures for the 2.333
precincts gave$ I Hartley 57,342,
French 55,799.; ; :
The tabulation showed tb&t
French was leading in 26 of, the
state's 39 counties. The counties
in which Hartley was leading fol
low: ';
Benton, Clallam, Island, King,
Kitsap, Kittitas,! San Juan, Sno
homish, Spokane, Walla Walla
Whatcom, Whitman and ' Yakima.
Some of the f counties reported
that the ballot boxea have been
sealed and a recheck of the coun
ty "vote "must; await the' official
count. It was also said in certain
quarters that , the nominee of the
republican party ! in Washington
might be decided by the ballots
cast by the absentees.
The position of the other can
didates seeking I nomination fo
Other state and . congressional of
fices was not changed by the late
night tabulation
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YMCA Setting Up Program
Next Sunday Afternoon
! Everyone interested in the
YMCA and its' various activities
fsj lnvfted to -attend tfie fourth
annual setting j up conference, it
the Wallace farm Sunday aiter
noon. The program will be held
rain or shine. Those wishing, to
attend but who: have no convey
ance are asked to telephone 225
for the , necessary arrangements.
A picnic supper - will be served at
5:20. o'elock,; with lunch to be
brought by the visitors. Coffee
will,; be served- , . . ,
The program i starts, at z:i6
o'clock, with a get-acquainted per
iod. Joe Nee! will have charge of
the song service, with Rev. Blaine
Kirkpatrick leading the devotion
al. ! J;;! .
: Speakers' and their subjects will
be. W. I. Staled president, "Why
We Are Here'ft George Hug, phy
steal work program; Paul B. Wal
lace, religious; work; Dr. F. E,
Brown, boys' work; Harry Stone,
of Portland. '.'The YMCA"; T. B.
Kay, f'The YMCA an Asset to Sa
lem";' Rev. WH W. Lohg. "Th
Churches and; the Salem YMCA";
Eean. George j H, Alden. "Willa
mette University and the; Saler
YMCA , v. QJ Borer, county
clerk, "How, the5?Y May Help.'th6
New Citlxen": Col. Carle Abrami,
educational work; D. W. Eyre, the
thrift campaign; T. : A." Liveslcy,
the new building, and a summary
by W. W. Dillon, state secretary.
Wholesale Arrests -
Made in Philippines
LIHUE. Island of Kauai. T. H
SeDt. 11. - Ifiy the , Associated
Press). One -hundred thirty Fill-
D4no alleged: ! - sugar plantation
strikers were ; brought, to the
court- house here today from the
LIhue and WaitneaT jails under
militia guard ! but their pretlmi
nary, bearing f was continued to
permit the gathering of more evl
dence. : ;
Fighting Now Centers at
Sector in. Hills Southwest
of Shanghai, Instead of
"Eastern Front"
Attacking Forces Seek to
Cut the Railroad Lines
Leading. From City
, SHANGHAI, Sept. 11 (By the
Associated Press.)- The center of
interest in - the Chinese civil war
active fighting. In which, thus far
has been confined to the armies
of the Tuchuns of Chekiang and
Klangsu, was transferred today
from the sector immediately west
of this city, referred to as the
"eastern front"; to the Tai Lake
district to the southwest.
Among the hills around Ihlng
In the latter region, the Crekiang
army is launching. Its chief offen
sive, driving towards the Shanghai-Nanking
railway and the grand
canal where they would sever the
lines oyer which the Klangsu
armies are receiving . their sup
plies and reinforcements.,
The arrival of wounded has
been of some severity. According
to the Chekiang headquarters, thw
offensive is. progressing favorably.
The I Klangsu army made an
other attempt today to drive the
Chekiang force back from Hwang-
tu on the Shanghai-Nanking rail
way but were unsuccessful : and
while reeling under the shock of
its ; defeat was counterattacked.
The . Chekiang leaders now hope
to push. , westward . on this wing,
as rar. as. Anting, five miles from,
Jack King, His Brother, Al
most buffers Death, at
Butte, Montana, Mine i
Arthur King was suffocated by,
poisonous fumes in a shaft of the
Seymour lease mine, Butte, Mon
tana, on Tuesday. September 2,
according to the Butte Daily Post
of the 3rd. The mine is one be
longing to the.. Anaconda Mining
company. Arthur King and Monte
Allen, superintendent of the. mine,
working on his first shift as such,
were found, dead In one of the
shafts, after a fire which destroy
ed the engine house and gallows
frame of the mine, and filled the
mine with deadly fumes, was ex
tinguished. The first started the
night of the 2nd and was ex
tinguished' the next day.
Willamette Graduate, SAlera Man
Arthur King was born on How
ell prairie, near Salem. He was
a graduate of Willamette univer
sity. IIe was a fellow student
with Dr. C. H. Epley and Dr, C.
H. Robertson, and other well
known Salemites. He was aged
52 years, and leaves a wife and
daughter, vho were visiting at
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SEATTLE, Sept. 11. Exra
Meeker lost in a race for a seat
in the 'house of representatives In
the Washington state legislature
by 35 votes. , . A
Large Balloon is Seen
In Vicinity of Newport
NEWPORT, Or., Sept. 11. A
large balloon drifted over New
port and: out to sea early ; today
When' first discovered it was. di
rectly J west of the city traTellng
in a f northerly direction. When
off Agate beach the air current
changed its course and it .("ap
peared in, a- westerly direction.
The balloon was high and seem
ed to be without a basket. - It
was visible for an hour.
The northwesterly wind that
rises with the incoming tider It
was thought, might drive the
balloon shoreward tonight.-
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11. -A
light calendar permitted Presi
dent Coolldge to devote a good
deal of time today to study, of the
tariff commission report.
Urc ri Afr
knocked; him
Fighter Who Defeated. Firpo
.Declares That Close Kange
I Saved Argentine
I JERSEY CITY. N. J. Sept. 11.
5- (By the Associated Press).
I would have knocked Firpo out
If the Argentine had opened up
more, instead, of fighting con
tinually at close j range," Harry
Wills declared after jhls victorius
battle.' .'('.. A x
:, Although It seemed to observers
that the negro was doing most of
the holding, Wills declared Firpo
was the most eager fo clinch and
"Firpo is game; and he knows
how to make himself," praised the
negro, "but his hardest punches
didn't hurt me." j :
Car Containing Loeb and
Leopold Meets with Ac
cident on Way to Prison
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I Sept, 11, (By. Thq Aesociated
Press) Nathan. F. Leopold Jr.,
and Richard Loeb who killed 14
year old Robert Franks for a
thrill, narrowly missed possible
death on their motor trip to
prison tonight, the climax of their
separation from society for the
remainder of their natural life.
In the center of a" five car con-
voy, traveling about' 35 miles an
hour, the car containing the two
boys was suddenly seen to swerve'
abruptly, to the right,! dive, into
(he unballasted . tracks of an elec
tric ; railway, suddenly right it
self and bounce fifty yards down
the center of the right of way
before it was stopped.
The. brakes . on the car ahead
Of the boys burned and; stuck,
bringing it to, an immediate-stop.
Jo, avoid smashing into it. the
driver, of the Loeb-Leopold car
gambled with death . to the princ
ipals of the drama and steered at
a. right angle into the rails and
. To his coolness and judgment,
many officers : of the party at
tributed the aversion of a more
serious result. It
The boys were unhurt, though
badly jarred. The deputy sheriffs
shouldering shotguns- and quick
ly, levelling them atf the principal
Car of the convoy ; ordered a
quick halt of the procession for
an inspection.. ; Ah .electric car
which came Into view just as the
machine left the. roadway was
halted and its -glaring searchlight
focused upon the prisoners' car.
I; The oncoming, electric car was
flagged hurriedly by deputy sher
iffs and was brought to. a stand
still a scant sixty feet from the
apot wheye the automobile had
bounced off the tracks
I "Did you get; a ; thrill out of
that, Nathan," : a newspaperman
shouted into the fear, Leopold
squirmed and ' laughed. He said
pothing. -j II.
1 "How about ybubickle was
the next query. -. - .f ; t.
I can t say anything," he re
plied, without any ehow of feel
ing, y M y:M:
Deputy sheriffs then cleared
tne roadway. ' 1 ' l
j The trip was quickly resumed
but at a. considerably reduced
speed. ' I :
At the main prison gate, the
youths' car was surrounded by a
cordon, of armed - deputies, the
heavy gates opened, wide enough
to admit a man's ; body and in
;ess , than a half j minute the two
.young intellectuals were within
he walls of the. penitentiary with
tne doors , closed behind them.
None of the Chicago escort,
ave Sheriff Peter Hoffman and
jhis deputies was admitted. The
prisoners were hustled .through
another. Iron , gate tnto the Inner
Courtyard, and i thence to the
?court solitary," j wiere all pri
oners must spend tbeir first night
In solitary confinement. " 3 . 1
entering the prison building
nonchalantly Loeb, ho was ahead
of bis companion in the march
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inrougn the yard. : surveyed the
dull grey room smilingly. A gleam
of genuine interest showed in his
features. '?.(
; "Well." he chirped flippantly
to his companion, ; '"this is not
such a bad place," ? '
; Leopold responded with a quick
vanishing smile. He remained si
lent. The formalities of the trans
f pr of prisoners over. Warden
John L. Whitman took the pair
in tow. to put them : through the
routine established! by prison
regulations for "lifers.." '
Leopold and Loej!. began eery
ing time. '
Supplementary Report to
I Governor i Pierce Casts
Further. Light on Kings
Food Operations
Explanatory Statement by
W. E. Crews Given to
Van Winkle .
Willamette valley fruit growers
who sold their output in 1923 to
the King's Food .Products company
taking in payment the company's
negotiable warehouse receipts,
have lost heavily, according to a
report made to Governor : Pierce
by Oswald West and George Black;;
this committee delegated to in
quire into methods of numerous;
Portland stock selling, companies;
. Following receipt -of the re
port. State Corporation Commis
sioner W. E. Crews, at the request
of the governor, made a full state--ment
relative to his cancellation
of the King's permit and the gen
eral policy and power of. his office
In administration of the blue sky;
lav. f i IM
On Thursday ! the governor's
committee submitted a report to
him covering the latest phase of
Investigations Into . the King's
Food Products company's operar
fiohs. It follows: f!
I "Agreeable to the request con
tained in your letter of August
29, 1924. your committee respect
fully submits a supplementary re
port in the matter of the King'a
Food Products company, ' parttl
ularly as to i its failure to pay
the fruit growers for deliveries
made during the season of 1923.
t'Some time In January, 1924,
a meeting of the unsecured credit!
ors of the King's Food Product
company was held-at Salem, Ore
Those present appear to have re
presented both a majority of the
creditors and a majority or the;
indebtedness. ' B. K. Knapp of
the Spauldlng Logging company
was selected as chairman of the
meeting and. later served as ex-
officio member of the ' creditors!
committee appointed at the said
creditors' meeting. S
"The committe appointed con
sisted, of, thf, following, creditors!
T. C. Wadsworth; Dr. M. Hayterf
G.j L. Curtis, J. :P. Aspinwall. F.
N.: E wing, B. K. Knapp, ex-officio
chairman. T C. Wadsworth was
named as secretary of the com
mittee and William B. Layton was
employed as counsel. '
"On January 26, 1924, the
above committee made its report
to the unsecured creditors and rpi
commended that, they co-ordinate
their interests and be represented
as a unit' and that the note of the
King's FoodtProducts company be
taken by the committee, as trusi
tees, In an amount sufficient to
coyer the, claims of those unsecur
ed! creditors "participating.
"With this end in view the Port,
land members of the creditors
committee, after conferring with
the officials of the King's Food
Poducts company and - Ladd &
Tilton bank, secured from the
company its note for $168,809.57.
It does not appear that this note
was In any manner protected (by
the, pack, as that had been pl&d-
to secure -loans from the
banks and had to stand to pro
tect any further advances so made.
"Notice appears to have been
sent to all of the unsecured credi
tors by the committee and the
greater part of them seem to have
participated in the program re
commended. Through certain ad
justments the, claims of unsecured
creditors were reduced to $151,
997.32. ;!"F. A. Douty,; a member ,of the
board of directors of the King s
Food Products company, made a
proposal to the committee to pur
chase the claims' of the unsecured
creditors for . fcwenty-five (251
cents on the dollar, and It appear
to hare been accepted by the com
mtttee. The refusal of a number
of the creditors, to participate re
duced the indebtedness witn
which the committee had to deal
to $139,328.32. Creditors hoJd
ing claims to this amount assigned
some to Mr. Douty and accepted
25 cents on the dollar In full set
tlement. As to who furnished
the money for i the purchase of
these claims your committee, te
not advised. 4 , .
"The full amount of the Indc-b
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THE PEOPLE are the rightful masters of both Congress and
the courts, not fo overthrow the Constitution, but to over
throw the men who pervert it. Legislation and adjudication
: i t M r e a s onf muit
furnish all the materials for our supportand defensk
Let those materials be molded into! general intelligence.
sound morality, and in particular, a revereivce for the Consti
tution and lawsj and then our country shall ; continue j to im
prove, and our nation, revering his name, and permitting 119
hostile foot to pass or deseerate his resting-place, hall jibe tlte
first ct o hear the last trumpet tjiat shall awaken our Washington
Abraham Lincoln. i . !
l . The, Flaff of The Nation ;
( Works which endure come from the soul of, the people. The
mighty in their pride walk alone to destruction. The humbje
walk hand in hand with' Providence to immortality. Their works
suryive.V When the people of the Colonies were defending their
liberties against the might of kings they chose their bannifr
from the design set- an the firmament through all eternit'. TJe
flags ot the great empires of that day are gone, but the Stafs
and Stripes remain.. It pictures the vision of a people;! whose
eyes were turned to the rising dawn. It represents the hope of
a father for his posteriey. It was never, flaunted for the. glory
of royalty, but. to be born under it is to be, a child of a king,
and to , establish a home under it is to he the! founder of a royal
house. Aone of. all flags it expresses the! soverignty ji of tHe
pebpJe whiel endures when all else passes away. Speaking wih
thei? voice it has the sanctity of revelation. He who lives under
it and is loyal to it is loyal to truth and justice everywhere. He
wholives Tinder it and is disloyal to it is a traitor to the human
race everywhrerrVTiaf 'couldrbe saved if the flag of the
American Nation were to perish f Calvin Coolidge. 5
Superintendent of State
Adult Blind Sschool
u Dies at Age of 72
Richard Bennett . Gpodin, 72
years old, superintendent, of the
State, Employment School for Ad
ult Blind n Portland,; and former
secretary of the state board of con
trol Idled at the institution early
yesterday after a long illness.
Death was attributed to a general
. Mr. Goodin is survived by his
widow, Mrs.. Ella Goodin; four
daughters, Lena Goodin of Port
land, Mrs. Lillian Cooley of Pen
dleton, Mrs. Florence' Goodmiller
of Seattle, and Margaret Goodin of
Portland; and one son, K. B. Good
in, Jr., of Salem, iu
Funeral services will be held at
Hillsboro Saturday at the Metho
dist church at 10:30 a. m.
A' successor -to Mr. Goodin as
superintendent of thej Oregon Em
ployment Institution j for the Ad
ult blind la Portland, probably
will not be considered until the
next regular meeting of the state
board of control. This was an
nounced by. members of the board
here yesterday. - ,
Mr. Goodin had been In the em
ploy of the state for more than 25
years. He first had charge of the
bookkeeping department at the
Oregon state hospital, and later
was secretary of . the board of con
trol tor many years. For the past
nine j months he had been super
intendent of the blind institu
tion.! . , . ty . ;
. State officials expressed sincere
regret when the news arrived that
Mr. Goodin had died in. Portland.
Governor Pierce, In a brief state
ment issued, said that in the death
of Mr. Goodin the state had lost
a. faithful, conscientious and ca
pable' employe. Other officials
were equally laudatory of Mr.
Goodin. -:
Members of the board of control
will attend the funeral which will
be held at Hillsboro Saturday, Mr,
Goodin formerly resided atrHills
boro. where he served two terms
as county clerk."
LOS AXG ELES. r Sept. 11.
Mabel Normand, motion picture
actress, is, named in- a counter
suit . for divorce - and . division . of
must follow and conform to the, progress
of society. Is it unreasonable to expect
that some man, possessed of the loftiest
genius coupled with ambition sufficient to
push it to the utmost istretch, will at soim
time spring up
: among us ? Aiul
when such a otic
does, it will re
quire the people
to be .11 n i t e d
with each other,
attached to the
government and
laws and 1 gener
ally intelligent,
to successfully
frustrate; his de
signs. -.-! j " ;v
Reason- cold,
alculatirir, u
i m pas iou d
That is j the Question of
Dawes, Speaking in U
Follette's-Stronghold I
i MILWAUKEE, Wis.. Sept. .11.
(By The Associated Press.) The
IaFollette independent candidacy
was . attacked . here in. its strong
hold toniglit by Charles G Dawes,
republican vice presidential nom
inee, as "the quintessance'of dehi
agogiam, animated by the vicious
purpose of undermining i the coh
stitutional foundation of (this re
public." - j .. . : . s if ;
Speaking In the Milwaukee aud
itorium, Mr. Dawes declared that
"in the mass of clap-trap accom
panying the LaFollette effort we
can see one steady purpose always
in mind the attack on ; the con
stitution ot the United States."
and it was to this "attack" that
Mr. Dawes devoted most of his at
tention. ' :; .
The republican nominee describ
ed Senator La Follette as ".the
master demagogue;" ; j warned
against any party attempting 'to
take a position in the ; half-way
ground between "those who favor
the constitution of the j Unltld
States and ; those who would de
stroy its essential parts;" declared
this division to be the greatest Is
sue of the campaign, and appealed
to the voters of Wisconsin to de
cide the issue, "by. a full vot of
the registered, voters, not by the
fractional vote which, for the last
four years, has been cast In Wis
consin.". - jjhj- ' '" i;. ;: ; - -
The republican candidate com
bined with ihis attack on the at
titude of, the La Follette move
ment toward the constitution" an
assault on ithe statements made
by Senator La- Follette in his lii
bor Day address. .
"In Its strong appeal to the pre
judices and passions of, the peo
ple, the speech was unusual, but
in no other way," he asserted.
"Never In the history of the Unit
ed States, has the common sense
of the average individual received
a greater affront. La Follette's
speech should raise the question n
the - minds of :. the American . xidfc
ple, 'Does he consider us a ri.c
of fools?'." j i ,71 ,
Mrj Dawes In beginning his dis-
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Harry Wills; Colored i Boxer,
Gets Unofficial Decision
Over "Wild Bull of .the
Famous Argentine Gets
Groggy But Does Not Go
Down For the Count
JERSEY CITY, N J., Sept. 11.
(By the Associated Press. -
Harry Wills battered hia way to
a- smashing onesided i victory, to
night over Luis AngeJ Firpo. in a
gruelling 12 rounds battle before
a throng estimated at 75,000, in
Boyles Thirty Acres.
Dominating the fight. from start
to ffnish, with an exhibition of
ring crafts that completely blocked
Firpo's" heaviest guns;: his famous
right. Wills beat the giant Argen
tine into decisive defeat with a
bruising, relentless attack to the
head and body. . " ; " ;
; No official decision-; wasi render
ed as none Is permitted under the
New Jersey ring laws, but, there
was no question of the outcome.
Firpo, in the opinion of some
critics, barely held his own in
one round, the third, while the
big majority of newspaper critics
gave every round to he negro.
The Brown' Panther was at his
best, employing alL bis : strategy
to campletely, baffle hia' opponent
hut Firpo-was not the Wild Bull
he had been in his other battles.
Shorn of the . mighty smash that
sent Jack Dempsey flying out of
the rmgra; year- ago, the South
American's T attack was impotent
and his . defense was loo crude to
uvoi.l the' continual barrage of
WiMa blows; Wills employed all
the trirks of his trade to stand
off Firpo's charges. ;The big ne
gro continually heldl Firpo with
his long left, and wrested tht
Argentine about while he admi
nistered terrific punishment with
short right, jolts to the head and
body. At close range 'F!Irpo was
bewildered, helpless and at times
handled like a child by his dusky
rival. . 1 ;
Dempsey is Present
11 Jack Dempsey, wearing - a'
light tan coat and cap, slipped
unobserved into a ringside seat
while the first, bout was oh.
Jack Kearns was with him.
- Round One They; met. in a
clinch in the center ' of . the rlig
and wrestled to Wills' corner.
They clinched again In the center
of the ring, the referee' prying
them apart. Wills staggered Firo
with right to jaw. They exchang
ed blows at close quarters. IjWILis
got in with heavy blows without a
return. There, was much wrestl
ing. Firpo staggered Wills jvUli.
his hes vy ight to the body and
then to the jaw but the negro
was unhurt. Firpo landed a right
uppercu't but the fcegro ony
smiled. ' Firpo missed a right and
Wills rushed him across to tne
ropes with a pantherlike leap.
They were fighting 'furiously iit
the bell. j i"
Round Two Firpo landed four
rights to the jaw as tbey met' in.
the center of the ring.. He stag
gered the negro with a body
punch. Firpo was landing his
right consistently, to -. all . parts of
Wills' body and- head. r They
clinched. -Wills " knocked Firpo
down with a left to the jaw but
he was up at the count of thrjo
apparently unhurt, j Firpo fell
into a clinch when ;he got up.
Firpo was w?ld with 'his right.
Wills missed a right; - They con
tinued to clinch. Firpo landedUii
right, solidly to Wills head as tnj
bell rang.
Round Three Firpo rushed out
of his corner with a characteristic
leap but Wills immediately fell
into a clinch. They exchangel
blows at close quarters, Wills ty-
, (Con tinned cn pg 2)
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