Sport: Criqui-Kilbane

Eugene Criqui, soldier of France, has brought Johnny Kilbane's gray hairs down with sorrow to the soil. Kilbane will return to farming with his featherweight championship of the world only a memory, as the result of his losing battle with Criqui at the Polo grounds, New York.

The French fighter knocked out Kilbane in the sixth round with a right to the heart and a vicious hook to the jaw.

Through the early rounds it was apparent that the champion had slipped backward rapidly during his two...

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