AUBURN MAN LOSES ON FAKE WRESTLING MATCH
Story Emanates From Terre Haute – Lost Sum of $3,000
Orignally published in The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, Tuesday Morning, February 2, 1909, Page 2.
(Auburn Courier) The story has emanated from Terre Haute that one of Auburn’s prominent business men recently lost $3,000 on a fake wrestling match in Springfield, Ill. The Courier has possession of the name of the party who is supposed to have dropped his snug fortune by the side of the prize ring, but at this time we will not publish his name or disclose his identity.
It is said that the match was not on the square; that it was a fake pure and simple and pulled off for no other purpose than to relieve the victims who were foolish enough to stake their fortunes on a wrestling match.
See related articles about this case:
Untitled Article About Max Wiley Published in The Fort Wayne Sentinel, Thursday, April 15, 1909, Page 9.
Wiley in Trouble Again. The Syracuse Herald, Friday Evening, April 16, 1909, Page 10.
Brother Is On The Ground Published in The Fort Wayne Sentinel, Monday, May 3, 1909, Page 2.
Untitled Article About Max Wiley Published in The Fort Wayne Sentinel, Friday, May 14, 1909, Page 9.
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