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Fort Wayne Weekly Sentinel (Newspaper) - April 5, 1915, Fort Wayne, Indiana You don't have to play poker with a man to win his friendship KENT FAIR FORECAST FOB FOBT AND VICINITY PARTLY CLOUDY TONIGHT TUESDAY FAIR NOT MUCH CHANGE IN TEMPERATURE The is the Only Evening Newspaper in Fort Wayne Receiving the Associated Press News Dispatches ESTABLISHED 3833 MONDAY EVENING APRIL 5 1915 DAILY 1 CENT SATURDAY 6 IT COSTS ONLY ONE CENT WORD t YOU QET JUST YOU WANT THROUGH THE I t- If 5 i i THE NEW HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION White Challenger Wrests Championship from Negro Battler in Gruelling Contest at Havana I Loss of Life in Storm on the Atlantic Mounting to Frightful Total FEAR EXPRESSED FOR MANY OTHERS Ringside Oriental Park April Willard of Kansas is the new world's champion heavyweight gilist Ho knocked out Jack Johnson holder of the title in the twenty-sixth round of a scheduled go here this afternoon spectators The knock-out was a terrific right iwing to Johnson's jaw Fighters Entei the Ring Johnson entered the ring at p m At or New York time son made his appearance being ed by the Cubans One minute later he crawled through the ropes clad in a gray bathrobe and wearing his usual golden smile The negro's first move was to ascertain where his wife was located Willard entered the ring at p m Four minutes later prolonged yelling and cheering announced appearance of The crowd went wild over the young fight giant screaming and clapping as he crawled through the ropes Willard wore a heavy red sweater blue trousers and black sombrero In the challenger's corner were the Ing Jones manager Tex O'Rourke Walter Objects Spectator Johnson seconded by Tom Flanagan Munroe Sara McVey Dava Mills Colin Bell and Bob Armstrong Die two pugilists shook hands for the movies The ring gradually cleared of ill except Referee Jack Welsh seconds principals Johnson objected to ft woman tor in the press ringside stand and she retired to an adjacent box The negro stripped his bathrope and was clad in bright blue trunks and no belt Willard wore dark blue trunks and an American at his waist as ft belt The seconds carefully inspected adjustments of gloves The negro appeared heavier At the ring was ordered cleared The pugilists then shook hands Time was called at New York time Havana has been stirred by this event more than by any other thing of re- cent years found the city fully awake to the unusual occurrence of the day The down town fight quarters were crowded with ticket ers and the morning saw the arrival in Havana of wealthy Cubans from all over the island Anxious About Cash Johnson prepared cooly to defend his title His only indication of ness was over the exact moment Jack Curley and other backers of the fight would arrive at his headquarters with the cash named in the negro's contract as signed in Paris This very Important event was set for 11 o'clock Johnson chatted and laughed with the men about him during his tions for the trip to the ring as if he had not a care in the world This self-confidence is rated as one of the best asseta especially against a man of nervous temperament Loath to Disclose Plans Williard retired early last night and declared this morning ho had had a re- freshing sleep He said he was glad the day of the fight had arrived aa he had been training weeks first having got in condition to fight nt Juraz March 6 It was apparent that was loath to discuss his plan of campaign He did say however that he proposed to go slow and that he ex- to take a good deal pf ment during the first ten rounds ing to wear Johnson and get an to land a knockout blow is Confident Willard was confident that if he could land two or three rights on Johnson tho fight soon would end Willard said Johnson's ability as a boxer would give him opportunity to make a better show Ing in the early rounds of the fight but never in his career had Willard felt any discomfort from any blow delivered 1 on his body he did fear son's jabs Willard seemed very fit in- deed when he left his quarters for the park The inflammation to his eye from the splash of chloroform liniment last night has yielded rapidly to treatment and it was not believed it will have any ill effects Seating is Picturesque The sun broke through a Shipping Badly Hit in Big Gale Along Eastern Coast of U S Xew York April reports received hoe of the effects of the gieat storm swept the Atlantic coast Friday and indicated that the Continued on Page 2 Column 6 Battleship Lord Nelson Stranded in Riddled by Fire from Sultan's Forts Today's War News Given in Summary Loss of another member of the allied fleet which is attacking the Dardanelles is reported from Athens by way of Berlin The British Lord Nelson is said to have been stranded in the straits and then destroyed by the Turkish forts A Gorman submarine sank the British steamer Olivine off the Isle of Wight yesterday The Russian vessel whose sinking was made known last night was identified day as the bark Hermes The of both ships escaped The French war office announced that in the British raid on German positions in Belgium last month two German submarines were destroyed and the naval construction yards at Hoboken damaged badly It is said that forty German workmen were killed and sixty-two wounded The German official statement says several attacks by Belgians day were repulsed In the east no new developments were reported be- yond of a Russian at- tack near Berlin April report received in Berlin from Athens says the British battleship Lord Nelson stranded inside the Dardanelles straits has been de- by the fire of the Turkish guns on shore This information was given by the Overseas News A council of war held by the British and French admirals the Athens dis- patch continues decided to postpone the The Carpathian front is the in which a decision of first is expected soon London seems to confident that the through into Hungary but this has been predicted many times before The trians aro said to be throwing every available man into the at this point so that a hard struggle bo in prospect WHAT PARIS CLAIMS Paris April French war fice today gave out a report on tha gress of the fighting which The military authorities have re- precise information concerning results of the bombardment carried out by British aviators in Belgium on the of March A dirigible hangar at Agathea was seriously aged as was the dirigible ship sheltered therein At Hoboken the Antwerp naval con- struction ship yards were gutted two German submarines were destroyed and a third damaged while forty German workmen were killed and 62 wounded There is nothing to add otherwise to the report given out last night He Likes Terre Haute Case to Big Dynamite Con- SAYS GOVERNMENT HAS PRO YEN CASE In Closing Argument U S Attorney Ridicules Stanley's Plea JESS WILLARD overcast sky as the crowds began to ar- rive at the scene of the fight The ing for the battle was picturesque A ring had been erected directly on tho race track in front of the big steel grand stand which furnished the cipal seating facilities In front of the grandstand the long slope leading to the track was covered with seats liko those of a circus About the ring boxes were arranged set down on the flat track and more circus seats were in the field Ringside box seats sold for slope seats cost while wan paid for grandstand seats From the prices of other seats fell to for general admission but in ad- Continued on Page 2 Column B Dead 10 Missing in Illinois Mine Blast Greenville April men ire known to have perished in an ex- the mine of the Shoal Creek Joal company near here today Ten are missing Tho bodies of the seven men have been recovered Four hundred men were at work in the when the explosion occurred The explosion 200 under- ground and ft quarter of a mile from the main shaft Four hundred men had just entered the workings but all but teen escaped Tho explosion is believed to have been caused by blackdamp being set off by a miner's lamp Only a small part of the mine was damaged by the explosion and attributed the small low of life ing son left Tin wna 1 HI U US BATTLE OF THE scored a left to Johnson's n Fifth Round PUGS BY ROUNDS poked a light left and r Willard's face The referee ord fighters to break from a clinch First smashed hard to Willard's feinted and landed his drove three blows to the cowb Willard's jaw The champion rushed Wil b right to jaw The the ropes scoring punches to 1 and to the body Willard was bi very nervous Johnson was The challenger was rat Willard drove two lefts to boxed like an amateur body Johnson drove right Round negro was calm at tho Second round He beat Willard to easily blocked with a fusillade of lefts 0 Is feinting him out of position Johnson landed a smash to ring right and left to jaw jaw Tho negro rubbed 1 lied with a thrashing right to cut lip at every opportunity body Johnson then hooted landed throe crashing blows to the stomach Johnson then unprotected body At tho the left to body Willard was hammering hard at 1 then drove Willard to the body The cowboy's loft cl k a tattoo of lefts the cut Third Round Uter much feinting Willard was using every ight swing and both laughed the fighting He rushed Wil and scored a left on the ropes slugging with both ht y and a right to the jaw Willard's long left i led left on body Willard blinded the left t the way yoti do came back with a series Fourth Round to Willard's body It wa Villard lunged ineffectually clean fight so far at his clumsy efforts Round much feinting Johnson landed was gaining confidence to the and swung his right and fA tha his hand at forcing the hill On a ye of pace The pugilists battered each other across the ring the negro having tho better of it Willard landed on Johnson's mouth Then Johnson upper cut Willard over the heart Willard bounced off the ropes and landed a left to the jaw The round ended with blows to Willard's head attempts to force the Dardanelles on account of the insufficient strength of the landing expedition Willard Ninth Round assumed the aggressive John started one of Willard's cars bleeding The champion landed but hia blows appeared to lack their old time power Amidst feinting the crowd shouted Kill tho black bear Johnson immediately started a rally driving three hard hooks to stomach A left by Willard started the negro's mouth bleeding The latter slugged the white man to the ropes Tenth Round Johnson was slow in coming from his corner Willard scored two lefts to the Joss was blocking better as the nervousness wore off Johnson sung a left to Willard's ribs and a half dozen blows to Willard's body and jaw The negro knocked Willard to the ropes with right left swings to the ach A hard right lard Eleventh Round The crowd derided Johnson who was fighting and answering their sallies at Page 2 Column This dispatch contains the mation of the loss of the British Lord Nelson Her name has not been mentioned in any of the dispatched concerning the Dardanelles operations She was 410 feet long displaced tons and was built in 1906 She was armed with four guns ten 9.2 inch and thirteen Rims and ried a complement of 805 men War Office Statement The war office announcement ing yesterday's events at the front en out here today The Belgians attempted to trate reinforcements in the direction if Drei which with tho tion of houses on the northern side has been in our hands since April 3 The Belgian troops were repulsed by our artillery fire French attempts to advance in Argonne forest also were prevented by artillery force A strong attack by the enemy against our position on the heights west of and south of broke down a short ance in front of the tions French artillery charges west of were unsuccessful while the Germans gained some ground in the forest of Le by blowing up several mines A Russian attack on northeast of Suwalki was repulsed with heavy losses for the enemy there was no events of ance on the whole eastern GERMANS SINK TWO MORE London April p Glasgow steamer Olivine and the Rus sian bark Hermes wero sunk by a man submarine Sunday afternoon the Isle of Wight The crews two vessels took to their boats and were rescued by a British boat de- stroyer Indianapolis April comparison the dynamite conspiracy ewe fried in tho court hero two years npro and the Torre Haute election con- case which will go to tho jury in flip court tomorrow us made by States District At- when he resumed the con- for the eminent dav Both ho said were cases of conspiracy and sonio laws violated in ono are the same as in the other Kot all the men named in the dynamite case knew that the explosive was being transported on passenger trains continued Mr Dailey but each man played his part and had to pay tho penalty The same is true of tho election of the ants had his part Somp were engaged in the fraud nnd some in acts of lence For example Sullivan struck Bob Anderson and caused the ar- rest of Anderson That nil Sullivan did but it was a part of the conspiracy and he has pleaded guilty Ridicules Stanley's Argument Air Dailey ridiculed the argument of A 0 Stanley who closed for the de- fense It was the poorest defense T ever heard in my declared the district attorney Mr Stanley picked out seemingly unrelated instances and asked you jurors if there was anything with that Maybe not selves but all wrong when fitted gether as the government done Ho also assorted that tho defense counsel had made numerous erroneous ments regarding the cited a number of such Air Dailey then began a review of tho evidence against each of the individual defendants Reviews the Evidence Maurice Walsh treasurer of tho county committee mado evidence against himself as did most all of thd defendants asserted the district noy Walsh's sworn report snid Mr Dailey shows ho had received Roberts that was collected by Assistant Chief of Police Nugent and had spent on registration for automobile and livery line for the feeble and sick He also said the contributed by Crawford Fairbanks was not included in the statement William 8 Crockett asserted the attorney after reviewing evidence is as guilty aa the test of defendants Continued on 2 Column
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