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Old 10-09-2007, 07:30 AM   #6
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Default Re: Jack Johsnon news reads. Battling Jim, MCvey, Jeanette, and Langford!

JACK JOHNSON SIGNS.; Negro to Get $50,000 for Bouts with Langford and McVey.

October 13, 1912, Sunday

CHICAGO, Oct. 12. -- Jack Johnson tonight announced that he had accepted the offer of $50,000 to fight Sam Langford and Sam McVey in Australia, made by Hugh D. McIntosh. He will leave Chicago on Oct. 25 for Australia and train there. He will fight Langford on Dec. 26

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