The Washington Times – August 14, 1905
CLEVELAND, Ohio. Aug. 14–Tom Jenkins, of this city, the champion wrestler of the United States has sailed for England on the steamship New York.
The big fellow thinks that he can swell his bank roll much quicker in foreign lands than he can in this country. The wrestler will meet all comers in England and will then make a tour of the continent taking in the tournaments and big matches in Paris and Berlin He has mapped out no regular program, and his trip, while a busy one, will be a pleasure-seeking tour as well.