WARRANT OUT FOR WRESTLERS
Merchant Says He Was Robbed When He Refused to Bite.
Originally Published In The Lincoln Daily News (Lincoln, Nebraska), January 14, 1916, Page 3.
DANVILLE, Ill., Jan. 4.—Claiming that he had been beaten and robbed when he refused to place $2,500 on a fake wrestling match, Nicholas Katis, a local Greek merchant, today swore out warrants for the arrest of George Roumas, Davenport, Ia., "Young" Burns, Chicago pugilist. Billy Smith, Chicago wrestler and Ed Burke, Peoria promoter.
Katis declared that when he refused to fall for the "double cross" game the four men attacked and beat him and took his money and watch at the point of a gun and fled.
Roumas is remembered by some Lincoln people. He walked into trouble with the police while in this city.
George Roumas caused trouble before ...
ROUMAS IS BOUND OVER TO ANSWER IN DISTRICT COURT THE LINCOLN DAILY STAR (Lincoln, NE), FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 2, 1914, Page 8.
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