Milk Fund

"We want milk!" cried the poor children of Manhattan.

"We want blood!" cried the public.

Ten strong men were found to lacerate one another in the Yankee Stadium. The children were fed; the public gorged.

¶ The chief lacerators were Harry Greb, untiring Pittsburgh dervish, and Ted Moore, British challenger for Greb's world's middleweight boxing title. Moore's "beak"* and "button"† afforded the champion 15 rounds of target practice with few interruptions.

¶ Staggering blindly, Ermino Spalla, Italian Colossus, sought refuge on the floor from the rude jars dealt him by Gene Tunney, American light-heavyweight...

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