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the Iowa State Fair of the same year were repetitions of 1924, Mossman first, Jackson second.
     In the fall of 1925, Omaha, Nebraska, held a tournament for the interstate championship of Iowa and Nebraska. Lyle Brown won, but neither Mossman nor Jackson were present.
     In the spring of 1926 Jackson regained his world's title from Mossman in a Florida tournament, but he was not master without dispute, for Putt beat him in four straight games a few weeks later. Jackson was absent from the 1926 Iowa State Fair Tournament, so Mossman won with ease.
     On December 18, 1926, Mayor Hale Thompson promoted a special match in Chicago for the world's championship between Mossman and Jackson, with Putt winning and claiming the championship. Jackson then claimed that a match for a championship was a violation of National rules. So, in fact, there were two world's champions until C. C. Davis beat both of them in Florida early in 1927.

Frank Jackson
FRANK JACKSON

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