Before one of the largest crowds that ever witnessed a boxing shot at the Convention Hall, Vincent Forgione, of Philadelphia. won the referee’s decision over Babe McCorgary, of Oklahoma, in the last-half of the double-windup of the all-star benefit, show staged last night by the Coree Mathews-Purnell Post, No. 518. Veterans of Foreign Wars. More than 3500 fans poured through the portals of the Civic enter institution to witness the five eight-round scraps that comprised the night’s program of fisticuffs. While the Forgione-McCorgary fracas was anything but thrilling, the remainder of the bouts made up for the lack of thrills in the last set-to.
A chorus of 1500 enraged voices, raised in a discordant unison, greeted the announcement of a draw decision handed down by Referee Ray Smith at the conclusion of eight rounds of legal assault between Roxie Allen and Emory Cabana at Twelfth and Federal streets last night. The occasion was the star bout of the Camden City A. C. boxing show.