Heavyweight wrestler El Pulpo grappling with an opponent at the Olympic Auditorium. A nearby referee watches closely. He became known as the "Octopus Man" due to his ability to entangle his adversaries.
Ceferino Garcia, champion boxer from the Philippines, taking a punch during a fight. Probably a workout fight because of the small crowd, possibly against Los Angeles boxer Henry Armstrong. Garcia was the world middleweight champion 1939-1940
Mrs. Lillian M. Bierman, 19, in Superior Court settling a dispute with her husband Carroll Bierman, the year’s Kentucky Derby winning jockey. The Biermans had been separated for about 8 months, during which Mrs. Bierman received $300 a month from Mr. Bierman for separate maintenance. Mrs. Bierman, who suffers from a rare heart ailment, filed for this arrangement on the ground of cruelty. The settlement for which she is currently in court will give Mrs. Bierman $3750 cash and a divorce, rather than the $300/month.