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The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.


Dec. 5, 1912: Bills have been distributed advertising a wrestling match to be pulled off at Red Men's Hall tomorrow evening. Alf Olsen, who has boxed his way to the title of “Terrible Swede” among the Frisco sailors, will try to get two falls out of three from Ed Lynch, “Champion of Chemawa.” The contestants have been training faithfully this week. Lynch at the Wrangell Hotel and Olsen at his training quarters at the A.P.A. cannery. Everything has been arranged for a fine bout, except, of course, who will win and the division of the motion picture rights. A dance will be given after...

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