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Jess the Jester by Robert W. Maxwell – Strength Magazine – March, 1921

Jess Willard plans to stage a “comeback” and r egain the heavy-weight championship of the world. He is very positive about t his and believes he will get back his lost laurels and earning capacity before next year’s crop of snow is spread over the landscape-it there is a crop next year. The big boy has but one thing to do in order to accomplish this. He must dispose of one Jack
Dempsey- that is, he must wallop Jack on the whiskers and put him to sleep for ten seconds or more.

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