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Saturday, January 22, 2011
Sunday, January 5 1908 -- Herriman apparently can't settle on an idea for today's cartoon, so he gives us four, all stating the same point about the same subject. The point being that boxer Abe Attell's supremacy in the featherweight class, previously considered absolutely unassailable, has been shaken by this draw with the little Brit Owen Moran.
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