Americus Throws Dr. Roller Twice

The New York Times – December 16, 1910

BALTIMORE, Md., Dec. 15.–Gus Schoenlein (Americus) to-night defeated Dr. B. F. Roller of Seattle, Wash., in an exciting wrestling match, winning the second and third falls.  Dr. Roller took the first fall in 0:07 1/2, throwing Schoenlein in such a manner as to momentarily stun him.  Schoenlein won the second fall in 0:02, and the third and last in 0:55, the former by a half-Nelson and leg lock, and the latter by a neck-and-body hold.

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