Sport: Cheese v. Chocolate

Cheese v. Chocolate

With a rubber bandage around one knee, flat-nosed, beetle-browed Battling Battalino of Hartford, Conn., featherweight champion of the world, advanced crouching in Madison Square Garden toward Kid Chocolate (Eligio Sardinias), flashy Cuban Negro. With an eye for an evening's entertainment and the support of the Italian vote at the next election. Governor John Trumbull of Connecticut was at the ringside rooting for Battalino and so was Mayor Walter Batterson of Hartford. Wild and scared in the first round, feeling the hostility of...

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