Moth In a New Role.

Originally Published In The Marshfield Times, (Marshfield, Wisconsin), Friday, April 25, 1902, Page 1.

The following which appeared in the Milwaukee Sunday Sentinel is further evidence that the majority of wrestlers will stoop to any means to gain the almighty dollar from the public:

"Charles Moth, the wrestler who worked Milwaukee so persistently that he found it advisable to seek other pastures, now looms to the fore in the northern part of the state as "Charles Wright, the wrestler,” and at Glen Flora last week he figured in a wrestling match under his new title with W. H. West, who secured the third fall, while "Wright" won the first, second and fourth, one of the old-time finishes destined to give an honest sport a solar plexus. Moth now has his headquarters at Ladysmith, where he will get into the boxing game with his partner West, for six rounds for the edification of the gullible public. Wrestling has been irretrievably damaged by faking, and it is true that the authorities should place a muzzle upon the promoters of boxing exhibitions where partners meet for a division of the house receipts. In Illinois and New York the fighting game fell into disorder solely for the reason that fake fights were permitted to go unchecked until public sentiment forced legislation for the suppression of contests in the ring.”

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