Portland Oregonian – September 25, 1949
A big black bear, branded by those who have seen him in action as a natural wrestler, will take the spotlight on Don Owen’s weekly mat card at the Labor Temple Monday night.
The burly bruin, which has appeared in many leading cities of the country, will appear in a 15-minute exhibition against Stocky Kneilson, bearded hillbilly, as a special attraction of the grappling show. Continue reading
The Oregonian – March 14, 1944
Husky George Kitzmiller managed to dump Jack Lipscomb in his “double main event” at the Labor Temple mat matches Monday night, but lacked the zip to make it a clean sweep in one of the hottest cards seen in several weeks. Continue reading
The Oregonian – March 12, 1944
George Kitzmiller and Jack Lipscomb, whose main-event clash last week ended in a verdict for Lipscomb when Kitzmiller stayed out of the ring too long while engaged in an unscheduled fracas with Buck Davidson, tangle again Monday night at the Labor Temple – with Davidson officially in the match this time. Continue reading