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Adelaide Mail (Newspaper) - June 20, 1936, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia a Mimi Nikii Zimm ? Miuwa Haig so Scotland s oldest i whisky a lilt 1 1 1 1 1 1 it m 1 1 to fit him ii lit i ii ii i m i h 1 1 ii h i Iti ii ii Himl How Louis lost thumbs broken Early in fight Schmeling s comeback new York saturday. In one of the greatest heavyweight Battles in modern boxing history Max Schmeling 13 St. 10 lathe German caused a sensation by knocking out the negro Joe Louis 14 St. 2 la in the twelfth round at the Yankee stadium last night. It was not a Chance blow for Schmeling had much the better of the encounter after the fourth round inflicting heavy punishment to the Surprise of Louis admirers. The negro had never before been knocked out. Schmeling has now earned the right to meet Braddock for the world title and he appears to have a Good Chance of again becoming world Champion. Louis manager attributed the poor showing of the negro and his ineffectual hitting to the fact that Louis broke his left thumb in the fourth round and his right in the ninth. Before the fight Louis was a 10-to-l on favorite with Odds up to 4 to 1 that he would win by a knockout. The postponement of the bout from thurs Day and the continued menacing weather reduced the attendance. When the men entered the ring it was estimated that there were 60.000 people present. The paid attendance however was Only 39,878, and the receipts � 109,000. Odds were freely offered on Louis be fore the bout and Many negroes were betting on a knockout Victory by their hero. But those expecting Louis to open with his usual whirlwind attack and to gain a speedy Victory were disappointed. The negro sparred rather cautiously in the first round. Schmel ing also took his time looking for an opening in Louis guard. Apart from a few exchanges to the head and body there was Little action though Louis scored enough Points to gain the round. In the second and third sessions the negro became More aggressive and several times rocked the German with hard rights to the jaw mixed with his famous left Hook to the face. Louis had won the first three rounds and Early in the fourth smashed a hard left to Schmeling s Eye causing it to puff rapidly. To the Delight of his supporters the German countered with a hard right to the Temple and the negro dropped to the floor. He was no without a count Bat Schmeling rushed at him Landing with both fists to the head and winning the round. Could not Hurt German the unexpected showing that Schmeling was making had the spectators in wild excitement. In the fifth and sixth rounds the German continued to score hard blows to the head and it was apparent that if Louis were not actually in difficulties he was far from sure of himself. The Victor frequently the negro was forced to hold for boxing at Long Range the Ger Man proved that he could penetrate his opponent s guard. Schmeling won the fifth and sixth rounds and Louis face was very puffed As he went to his Corner. Louis rallied to win the seventh but he was still far from impressive his stand up fighting being the Type most suited to Schmeling s tactics. The negro whose punches bad caused the downfall of Baer and camera apparently could not Hurt the stolid German whose counter punches were tiring or louts. Hound eight closed with Schmeling holding a slight Lead on Points. In the ninth Schmeling Tore in with a barrage of rights and lefts to the jaw and continued to score repeatedly to the head and body. He won the round easily. Louis was late in coming from his Riner in the next round and the Ger Man spor tingly waited until tie was ready although he would have been within his rights in leaping to the at tack. The negro hooked several punches to the body but they were Low. And the referee warned him about the infringement. It was Clear that the negro who had never been knocked out was rocking from Schmeling s heavy blows to the head. The German cleverly alternated head and body punches and the Bell came As a Relief to Louis. It was Schmeling s round. Louis warned by referee throughout the eleventh round i Schmeling continued to administer a pounding to Louis to win the round with an overwhelming margin. In the twelfth round Schmeling j opened with a stinging right to the ear. Louis desperately tried to score with j his left but his blows were Low and gain the referee warned him. A terrific right by Schmeling lifted i the negro s head Back and the German followed with a series of hard right left jabs. I Louis was groggy and the spectators were calling for the referee. For half the round he was almost helpless and j Schmeling battered him at will. Then a hard right to the jaw ent Louis to the floor and he took the full count. He was helpless but i not unconscious and with a puzzled gaze he looked towards his Corner As if not Able to comprehend what had happened. His seconds had to carry him from the spot and work Over him for several minutes be fore he could walk from the ring. The knockout came after 2 min. 29 Sec. Of the twelfth round had elapsed. Not Only was a tremendous upset caused by the result but ringside experts say it was one of the greatest heavyweight Battles of modern ring history. Entering the fight. Schmeling was conceded hardly a Chance of surviving the scheduled 15 rounds against the supposedly invincible negro. But the sturdy German unleashed a crushing Volley of desperate rights to Louis unprotected Chin and again gained the right to Challenge for the heavyweight title. Louis defeat was a great disappointment to his Well wishers who after his 28 straight victories had be sieved that he could not lose. However Schmeling started working slowly and without a Trace of fear or nervousness. He simply beat his opponent Down by steady slugging. Arthur Donovan was the referee and George Lei Ron and Charles Lynch were judges. Knocked out boy crashes into truck mount Gambier. Saturday. Glen Mcmutrie. 13-year-old son of or. Wal lace Mcmutrie of Moora is in a critical condition in the mount Gam Bier Hospital following a collision on the Bay Road. He was Riding a bicycle apparently with his head do a n. When he crashed into a stationary truck on the Side of the Road. He was removed to Hospital with severe head and spinal injuries including a fractured Skull. Old promoter drops dead in dressing room new York saturday. Shortly before the big fight Tom o Rourke the 80-year-old promoter and re Feree died of a heart attack while visiting Schmeling s dressing room. He had gone there to wish the German Luck. Schmeling was somewhat unnerved by o Rourke s collapse but his seconds passed it off As a faint ing spell and it was not until after the fight that he knew that o Rourke was dead. O Rourke was associated with Tex Rickard in Many of his Ven Tures. Death caused by Accident saying that he was satisfied that the girl had become confused and had stepped Back into the path of a motor Cycle the City Coroner or. Black Burn returned a finding of accidental death at an inquest today into the death of Barbara Joan Elphick. 15. Of second Avenue. St. Peter. Or. Blackburn found that the girl died from cerebral compression Fol lowing a fracture of the Skull sustained on june 2. When she was knocked Down by a motor Cycle in North Ter race. City. Angelo Roberti Gardener of Creek was in charge of the motor Cycle. Japan will hit Back at us Canberra. Saturday. Japan intends within a few Days to invoke Trade Protection Laws which will drastically affect All australian goods normally exported to Japan. The minister of Trade treaties sir Henry Gullett today received a for Mal intimation to this effect from the Consul general for Japan or. Murai. Sir Henry declined to indicate the terms of the communication. But it is know that Japan pro poses to place a quota on Wol and to place a stiff super duty on goods imported from Australia. 1 to discuss the position and draft a reply a special meeting of Cabinet has been called for monday. Absentee ministers including or. Page and or. Menzies who Are in London Are strongly behind the government s policy. New duties to stay a forecast of the australian reply indicates that the government will reaffirm its intention to adhere to the new duties but Short of repealing them will make every Effort to reach an amicable settlement. Although the Odds Are against it there is still a possibility that the basis for negotiation win be reached before the proposed japanese decrees Are enforced. Once they Are enforced however the Commonwealth will decide to regard them As a setoff against the recent Tariff changes because they Are so drastic As to amount to retaliatory discrimination and because they Are an attempt to influence Australia s inter Nal economic policy. Five killed 20 injured building crash new York saturday. In one of the most serious construction accidents of recent years five workmen were killed today and 20 were injured when a nearly completed six Story apartment House in the Bronx collapsed. It required several hours work to remove the bodies and release some of the injured. The collapse was apparently caused by plumbers Boring through a column to Lay piping. The building was de signed to House 60 families. Coats were favored at the races despite Sunshine although cell b meeting at Victoria Park this afternoon was held in Sunshine race goers still favored Winter fashions. This Trio seen on the lawns Are from left mrs. Clifford acid mrs. W. Craig and miss f. Hunt. Park this was held Sunshine this Trio on the lawns Cid. Rights to overseas car design sought step in Gawler project or. Alfred Mather who is planning the manufacture of motor cars at Gawler says that negotiations Are Well in hand for the sole australian manufacturing rights of a oar which lie claims is Sim nip in Fly sign. economical and suitable for australian requirements. The manufacture of motor cars at Gawler is his life s ambition. For 16 years his efforts have taken him through car factories in England the continent and America studying de signs and manufacturing methods. In a special interview Tonay he said that be was still not in a position to divulge full details of the Type of car he proposed to manufacture. Following reports of the acceptance of the tender for the Purchase of the works formerly owned by the Perry May Harvester co. At Gawler including equipment patterns and Patent Sand the announcement that a company is to be formed immediately or. J Mather is receiving inquiries and Cor Respondence from All parts of the com j Mon wealth. Prospectus next week i he announced that the Issue of the prospectus would be made Early next week. Several business men in Gawler had agreed to take seats on the provisional directorate but he could not i divulge their names at present negotiations Are Well in hand for exploiting under sole australian manufacturing rights including All relative patents the product of a highly progressive overseas motor car factory j whose yearly world Trade is enor Mous said or. Mather. J the design of the car under these j patents embodies simplicity of construction while the engine designs in four six and eight cylinders Are engineering masterpieces. The Cost of manufacture is lower than any other make chiefly due to its simplicity in design. The engine is definitely extremely economical and free from All mechanical complications although somewhat revolutionary in several important sections of design. Completed Carrs will be suitable for All australian requirements and will be marketed at prices that will be More j than competitive j or. Mather referred to what he described As defeatist rumours that me. Alfred Mather were being circulated. He said that the rumours were to the effect that it was impossible to manufacture and compete successfully against overseas interests. He said that Contention would be effectively countered by the Gawler factory manufacturing cars on a marketing basis. In his announcement last week or. Mather indicated that his plan involved a car of 25.27 horsepower with the Sedan Model Selling at less than �400. One thousand cars in the first year would be the objective of the manage ment. Or. Mather said today that he in tended to utilise existing manufacturing units in South Australia. This would involve manufacturers of Springs bodies and other parts. And also j foundry work. He was definitely of the opinion that there would be Suffi a client skilled labor Here and that no expert from overseas would have to be engaged. I Adelaide Hunt club riders photographed near the second Fence during the club s run from the Levels dry Creek to Gawler and Back this afternoon. Adelaide photographed near he and Fine weather to continue Totth no indication of a break in the present Fine spell tomorrow should be another sunny and pleasant Day. Said the government Meteorolo-1 Gist or. Bromley tonight. He did not expect much wind. At 7 o clock tonight the temperature was 46.5 it was 51 at the same time last night and or. Bromley said that tomorrow morning would probably be the coldest to Date for the year unless the wind freshened or Cloud Deve loped. The grass temperature at 7 o clock tonight was 32 freezing Point. The night should be exceptionally cold. Coffin to go to . By air t having Sydney by a specially chartered plane three hours after his brother had died in Adelaide Early Todar. Or. J. Mandel. A Sydney Book maker arrived Here at 5.30 . He will leave at 7 . Tomorrow to Fly Back to Sydney taking the coffin con Taining his brother s body for burial in the jewish cemetery in Sydney on monday. The dead Man is or. Charles Man Del 46, formerly Well known As a Florist in Rundle Street City. Or Man Del had been ill for two years and had been cared for by det. W. Mcconnell and mrs. Mcconnell at their Home at Mary Terrace. Goodwood. When or. Mandel s condition became serious two months ago his brother made a record fast motor car journey from Sydney leaving at ? ? an. One Day and arriving Here at 3.15 . The next. With him came two Sisters of the sick Man. Later they returned to Sydney. Or. Mandel died at 4 . Today. As his father and Mother Are buried in the Sydney jewish cemetery the family decided to Send his remains there by plane. Arrangements in Adelaide were made by Pengelley & Knabe. Wild scenes at wrestling there were wild scenes at the City Baths tonight when Billy Meeske the australian heavy weight Champion. Wax in the wrestling match with Jack Higgins. The refer Hugh Whit Man gave a fall to Higgins in the seventh round when Meeske was suffering in a painful Alligator clutch. When released Meeske protested de Claring that he did not submit. He at tacked Whitman and knocked him several times to the mat with severe blows and a series of pushes. Whit Man rushed to Higgins Corner and declared him the Winner. The decision angered Meeske who then attacked both Higgins and Whit Man. In the struggle Meeske picked up an enamel bowl and clouded the re Feree on the head sending him stunned to the mat. Next Meeske jumped out of the ring and grabbed a Spectator by the Throat and chased another round the outside of the ring. Both wrestlers returned to the ring As if to continue the bout but Whitman again declared Higgins to be the win Ner. Higgins left the ring and Meeske remained to be pelted with cushions from the spectators. Meeske returned the fire throwing cushions in rapid Suc cession at the jeering onlookers. There was another fight. Between the wrestlers on the Way to the dressing room. When the excitement had abated. Higgins returned to the ring and received from the news representative a Cheque for �200, the amount deposited by the wrestlers on thurs Day. Each put up �100, the Winner to take All. Stop press doctor s car in Accident a Man whose name is believed to be a. Maher was admitted to night to the Adelaide Hospital in and suffering from conc Cion following a City collision Between his bicycle and a motor car driven by or. F. B. Edits cake. Queensland by election Brisbane. Although the majority was substantially reduced the labor government retained the Bowen seat in the by election to Day. Final figures e. J. Riordan lab2,460 j. Smith c.p.2,177, f. W. Patterson com1,677 h. Madden Douglas credit432 w. Morgan ind105. Clue in murder police to meet Aorangi inquiry now in . Sydney saturday. Inquiries into the murder of a woman in a Clarence Street residential have Sud Denly been transferred to new zealand. A message from Auckland tonight stated that the new Zea land police had been asked to make inquiries and that when the Aorangi arrives at Auckland on monday she will be met by detectives. It is believed that a Man who the police think might be Able to assist them is on that vessel. A number of new clues were Dis covered last night by detectives investigating the wardrobe murder Case. Police Are eager to interview a Man who is believed to have sailed in the Aorangi last thursday As be is said to have left the room of the Clarence Street residential House where the body was found jammed in the Bot Tom of a wardrobe. A postmortem examination held today at the Chy morgue revealed that the victim Mabel Patricia Goodman 36, a waitress had died from the effects of strangulation. There was a wound on the forehead. Matthews. Mccrae Arnold and Dunnett headed the homicide squad which includes detectives Wilks and Caiman. These officers feel cer Tain that the woman was killed last sunday night. She disappeared on the previous thursday morning and her movements for the four Days before her death Are shrouded in mystery. The detectives have clues which they feel will Lead to the solution of the mystery. Bedding washed the suspected Man who had occupied the room for a week told the proprietress last monday that his nose bad bled severely during the night and he had washed the bedclothes in the bathroom. He placed the wet clothes on a chair in the passage out Side his room. When he went out he said be would be Back that night but did not return. It was said that he was White and shaken. The room was booked for him two Days before his arrival by a Man who gave the name of cramp and he seemed quiet and Well mannered. No one in the House had Ever seen the dead woman. The woman disappeared on thursday week and her movements since then have not been traced. Six Hurt in smash nearly impaled Sydney saturday. Cix occupants of a car All of whom were injured had Nar Row escapes from being impaled on the Liverpool Road Cullora. To night when following a head on collision with a Utility truck Timber pierced the Windscreen and was driven right through the Centre of the car to the Back seat. A passenger on the lorry was thrown 12 it. Away on to the Roadway and both vehicles were almost wrecked. The car was forced underneath the front of the truck and two big planks of Timber smashing their Way through the Windscreen passed through on either Side of the Driver George Haw Kins. In doing so one Plank shattered the steering wheel and fractured All the fingers of Hawkins right hand. The Plank continued on and almost Tore out the sleeve of the overcoat of William Henry bin skin who was in the Back seat. The other Plank brushed past the Driver s wife and pierced the Hood behind her. Those injured were George Hawkins 34, an auctioneer of Henson Street summer Hill Driver of the car fracture of All fingers of the right hand and lacerations to the face and head. Dorothy Hawkins 27, his wife Abra Sions to the face Ond contusions to a Shin. Leslie 7, and David 18 months their children lacerations. William Henry bin skin 62, of Charles Street Petersham father in Law of the Driver lacerations to the face and a severe Cut on the right Eye. Arthur bin skin 61, brother of Wil Liam lacerations to the face. Ysadoro Urso 46, of Macquarie Street Leichhardt lacerations to the head. Each vehicle had a wheel torn off by the Impact. The Driver of the truck Alfred Alexander Secco 39, of Macquarie Street Leichardt and another passenger escaped injury. Vehicles locked together the Hawkins family was returning to the City from Campbell town and the lorry Wae going in the opposite direction. The car seemed to have been forced beneath the lorry. Jagged pieces of Timber flicked Wil Liam bin skin s face and inflicted serious cuts under his right Eye. Canterbury ambulance off jeers who took the injured to the Western suburbs Hospital said it was one of the most remarkable escapes that had come under their notice. It was providential that we were not All decapitated said mrs. Hawkins who was nursing her baby at the time of the crash. The husband wife and two children were All in the front seat and the bin skins were in the Back. The vehicles locked together almost blocked the Roadway and the police had a difficult task in getting traffic through. 1 1836 i Fettu Rigac. 1936 a Al prepare now for Vij \ of the Good times com a \ ing during our Cen \ i by Tenary celebrations. 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