Sport: Clean Sport

The Babe Ruth of Spain arrived last week in London. Glossy hair curled close to his head; grace governed his slightest motion. To grace and slightest motions he owes his life a thousand times. He was Antonio Marquez, famed matador. His

Queen, Victoria, granddaughter of Eng land's great Victoria, dislikes, in common with most Britishers, the bull fight. A sporting, "horsy" nation, they hate particularly to hear of horses blindfolded and torn to pieces in the ring. Marquez cried through the streets of London that bull fighting is not cruel. He proposed to prove it; to fight a bull in London;...

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