The Milwaukee Journal – December 19, 1890
The Ex-World’s Champion Fails to Throw an Iron Mountain Wrestler.
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich., Dec. 19. – The Cornish wrestling match which took place in this city last evening between Jack Carkeek, the former champion of the world, and John King, of this city, was conceded to King in 53 minutes. The agreements of the match were that Carkeek should throw King three times in one hour for a purse of $250. This he failed to do, having won only one fall.