Americus, Zbyszko, And Roller Win

The New York Times – February 15, 1912

BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 14. – Six of the best heavyweight wrestlers in the country competed on the mat at the Monumental Sporting Club here to-night.

“Americus” (Gus Schoenlein) of Baltimore defeated Romanoff, the Russian, in two straight falls of 25 minutes 21 seconds and 13 minutes 35 seconds, respectively.

Zbyszko won from Schmidt, who says he is German champion, in two straight falls of 26 minutes and 11 minutes respectively.

Dr. Roller of Seattle won a fall from Lundin, the Swedish champion, in 15 minutes.  Lundin did not agree, asserting that his knee had been injured.

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