Farmer Burns Defeated

The Reading Eagle – December 9, 1905

Des Moines, Ia.: Charles Hackenschmidt, a Russian wrestler, defeated Farmer Burns in a mixed match.  Hackenschmidt won the first fall at Graeco-Roman in 18 minutes, and Burns the second at catch-as-catch-can in 19 minutes and 30 seconds.  Hackenschmidt chose for the third fall Graeco-Roman, and won in 15 minutes.

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