> U.S. Marine Barney Ross, 33, onetime
world's lightweight and welterweight champion who recently racked up
ten Japs at Guadalcanal: a boxing match against a native heavyweight
champion of Samoa; by a knockout in the sixth round after flooring the
215-pounder eleven times; in Samoa. For a prize, the local chief
offered Barney his daughter. Barney declined.
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