Sport: Dead

In Washington, D. C. last week Boston's Wrestler Jack Donovan squeezed Chicago's Mike Romano in a scissors, ground him with a headlock, whirled him in an airplane spin, thumped him on the canvas, let go when the referee patted his back, jumped up to acknowledge the cheers of 10,000 spectators, walked to his dressing room. There he was arrested because, when they tried to revive him after the bout, doctors found Wrestler Romano dead.


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