Sport: Fisticuffs & Colonels

"I'm telling you and I'm telling him just what I'm going to do. I'm going to wrap it all up in one package and let him have it in the first round. . . ."—Max Baer, in Speculator, N. Y. where a grandstand at his training camp last week collapsed, injuring 60 people.

"I figure I can hit him while he's cranking up his right. I think I'll knock him out, cold. I figure I can knock anybody out cold. . . ."—Joe Louis, in Pompton Lakes, N. J.

Statements like these last week, two...

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