Is Jack Johnson In The War?, Daily Racing Form, 1918-10-17


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IS JACK JOHNSON IN THE WAR The passing of American troops through the city has long since become a familiar sight says the Liverpool Post The other day more than customary interest centered in a battalion of colored soldiers who marched to a wellknown encampment with fine military tread Towering above one squad was H smiling negro who might well have been mistaken for the famous pugilist Jack Johnson And as though to add to the resemblance the dusky giant bore on the top of his heavy pack a pair of boxing gloves glovesThere There are persistent rumors among the sporty negroes of the south side of Chicago that Jack John ¬ son has left Spain and la fighting in an American regiment in France The above English item may be corroborative

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