Perry, Oklahoma. He was a sophomore and I was a freshman. We didn't go together
right away but we had a few dates and then we went steady for a year and a half
and we got married after Danny graduated." They now have two children: Dan
Allen Jr., 3½, and Linda Marie, 2.
Art Freeman, paced the auditorium floor during the intermission (there were 10
fights, including the main event). He told the visiting oilmen that the first
fighter picked to face Dan, a young Wichita Indian who had had six amateur
fights, had withdrawn and the matchmaker had run in a veteran in his place—a
man weighing 207 who had had 65 fights or so. This was all right with him,
Freeman, because he wanted to give Dan the best possible test.
Raymond Scott, was slipping into a badly wrinkled athletic supporter when I
went backstage to interview him. Scott is a pudgy, 25-year-old Negro who is
married, a resident of Hutchinson and a laborer with Chalmers Borten, a company
specializing in the construction of grain elevators.
fights have you had?" I asked him.
"All as an
"How many did