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Harkovsky, Nobleman, Wrestles McKay Tonight

Seattle Times – September 31, 1931
By Ken Binns

There seemed something fitting to the matchmakers of the Coast Athletic Club that Pat McKay, the gum-chewing man-from-the-masses, should introduce to Seattle Count Harkovsky of the nobility. He does it tonight in the semifinal bout of the Coast Club’s wrestling show at the Ice Arena, and the club deplores the necessary fact that the Count can’t come into the ring dressed as he does for the street. This identification of the Count, of course, is sheer hearsay. But he’s been in the movies, and not as a wrestler. Continue reading