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Sandow Has a Rival-Charles Lloyd Barney-1895

BARNEY, SANDOW, MÜLLER

Posted By: cheryl Locher moonen (email)
Date: 4/23/2020 at 12:30:32

Cascade Pioneer, Published in Cascade, Iowa, Friday, December 13th, 1895

Sandow Has a Rival

Charles Lloyd Barney, a butcher in Des Moines, 21 years old, is a rival of Sandow. Only his intimidate friends knew of his wonderful strength until recently. He is accustomed to killing cattle with a single blow of his fist. He raises a beam on which eight men are seated, and holds it above his head. He recently raised a horse weighting 800 pounds on his shoulders, and performs many of the most remarkable feats of Sandow.
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*Eugen Sandow, original name Friedrich Wilhelm Müller, (born April 2, 1867, Königsberg, Prussia [now Kaliningrad, Russia]—died October 14, 1925, London, England), physical culturist who, as a strongman, bodybuilder, and showman, became a symbol of robust manhood in fin de siècle England and America. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Eugen-Sandow


 

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