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Wrestling Crowd Has Its Laughs

Davenport Democrat & Leader – March 4, 1941
By Ed Young

(NOTE TO J. OD The obit reporter or one of your picture show critics would have been the best qualified to have handled the assignment that accompanied a couple of passes to the so-called wrestling show. Today in Davenport competitive wrestling is either dead or has slipped down from the category of an athletic event to that of a stage show.E.W.Y.)

So they had elephants in the Shrine circus, too.

Well, to be exact, eight of them Monday night stomped around a ring in the Eagles’ hall. Continue reading

Tillet Wins Benefit Wrestling Bout

Chicago Tribune – January 30, 1941

Maurice (The Angel) Tillet last night threw the heavyweight wrestler billed as Lord Albert Mills of England in 14 minutes and 26 seconds of their match in the Ashland Boulevard auditorium. Profits of the show were donated to the infantile paralysis fund. Other results: Continue reading