Sport: King's Collapse

For Fisticuffer Harry Krakow ("King Levinsky"),* onetime Chicago fish-peddler, 1934 was a miserable year. In January his sister & manager, "Leaping Lena" Levinsky, divorced her husband in order to have more time to run her brother's affairs. In March he was thrashed by German Walter Neusel. In May, he went to a hospital, for a minor breakdown. In August, he married one Rosie Glickman ("Roxanne Carmine"), World's Fair fan dancer. A month later, Rosie Glickman sued King Levinsky for divorce because he hit her on the jaw. Last month, King Levinsky was...

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