Sport: Wistful

The great yearning of Harry Wills, heavyweight Negro, to clamber into a ring with Champion Dempsey has almost been equaled in recent months by the yearning of a great portion of the fight public to see Wills do so. So far Dempsey's sagacious management has been able to sidestep. Wills and the public have waited wistfully.

For many moons Wills has not fought a fight. Next week in Long Island City he will fall upon hulking Homer Smith, Kalamazoo heavyweight, " the man Firpo failed to anaesthetize." Whatever pressure Wills can bring to bear...

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