American Continental Weight Lifters’ Association Notes – Strength Magazine – April, 1927

The severe weather on February 5th was, no doubt, the cause for the poor attendance which turned out to witness the Manger-Mitchell clash. We had expected a big turn-out, for seldom do two men of such calibre come together. Both men were in tip-top shape, and were eager to get started, but before their turn came, several other artists decorated the platform with their presence.