Sport: Fisticuffs

Last week there were two championship fights — one won by the challenger, the other by the cham pion. Featherweight. In Hartford, Conn., a small ugly Jew, Louis ("Kid") Kaplan, champion, struck a small ugly Latin, Robert Garcia, chal lenger, in the ribs with his fist and knocked him down. The Italian got up. Kaplan administered a long left hook. The Italian fell down, got up. Kaplan applied an other left to the body. The Italian fell down. It was obvious that he could rise no more, but at that instant the loud and insistent ringing of a bell informed his...

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