C. C. Pyle, an early sports promoter, in the office of Lloyd S. Nix, the Los Angeles city prosecutor, addressing charges of not paying athletes with whom he had contracts. Seated from left: C. C. Pyle (sports promoter), James M. Stevens (Pyle's attorney), Lloyd S. Nix (City Prosecutor). Standing: Eugene T. McGann (an attorney), William Krowl (Assistant City Prosecutor). Reported in "Nix Postpones Action in Case Against Pyle,: Los Angeles Times, 07 Aug. 1929: A1.
35-year-old William Focher was mistakenly shot by police, believed to have held up the Olympic Auditorium. He got into an altercation with Lou Daro and Det. Lt. Sanderson claimed officers believed Focher and his companion John Moore were bandits.