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Martin "Farmer" Burns

BURNS, JENKINS

Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 11/13/2014 at 08:47:04

Davenport Weekly Republican, January 26, 1898

FARMER BURNS DEFEATED
Tom Jenkins Bests Him At Catch-As-Catch-Can Wrestling

Cleveland, January 25

Tom Jenkins of Cleveland, tonight defeated Martin "Farmer" Burns of Iowa at catch-as-catch-can wrestling, best of three falls in five, for $250 a side and the gate receipts. Jenkins took the first three falls.

Martin "Farmer" Burns
 

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