Sport: Nine Punches

Currently recognized as the ablest fisticuffer in the world, brown Joe Louis of Detroit is matched to fight onetime Heavyweight Champion Max Schmeling next June in a bout that will doubtless attract a $1,000,000 gate. Last week Prizefighter Louis achieved a daring gesture by climbing into a Chicago ring surrounded by a paltry $60,000 worth of spectators. With almost nothing to gain, the Negro stood to lose a fortune if his opponent, Charles Retzlaff, a lanky North Dakotan with a strong right hand, happened to land a lucky punch. Retzlaff landed a...

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