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out teams off as when off -afternoon de- Ray "F Big-Time Wrestling At Lewisville Mar. 19 Bobo Bratil LEWISVILLE -- The sensational sensational wrestling team of Magnificent Magnificent Maurice and Handsome ,Johj Barend, accompanied by their manager Mr. Kleen will clash with Bobo Brazil and Bill Melby in the main event of an all star wrestling card, Monday, March 19, in the high school gym in Lewisville. Lewisville. The bout sponsored by the Volunteer Fire Department will be to a scheduled two cut. of three fall verdict with a one hour time limit. The first bout on the card Piters the ring at 8:30 p. m. Magnificent Maurice and Handsome Handsome Johnny Barend have been the sensation of the wrestling world and their recent campaign in Indiana has jammed arenas to capacity. Promoters throughout (he stite have be?7i bidding for t h e service of Maurice and Bar- Their appearun e in the rin-r nttirert ir tor. hats, black capes d colorful trunks have 'been nethinr new for Hoosier fans. Maurice an-1 Barend are the cur- nt t;if tenm champions of the Magnificent Maurice and his rt'ii-r have stirred up a storm h '.heir wild tactics. Mr. Kleen, ' h e i r manager has no- regard-* for he rules of the mat snort and as i result the trio have 'created hr.vo' 1 wherever they have- wrest led. Hivvevor they will rmet their ifl ir, 'n.-intf the team of Bra'il ami Rill Mrlby. The talcntel Roho Brazil is a n a t i v e of Bcnton Har ior, Mi higar. Ho weighs in the nei^hlvorhood of 276 pounds and is well over six feet in height. Brazil first stHrted hia athletic career with the colored House of David baseball team. He was ap accomplished first baseman. How ever he came u n d e r the eye of Joe Savoldi, one time world's r.eivy weight wrestling champion an:! immortal Notre Dame fontbal! star. Savoldi saw the potentiality of Bra~il as a wrestler and he approached approached him ci the snbiirt. Brn zil was interested and nhov/ed preat possibilities nt the rtart. He soon was starrinsr in the Binglle- [owns and after some experience, Bobo went to the biirger cities, such as Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati Cincinnati BT) other ip"*'- He was even , ' irprr V i * in the-, metropolitan rn'ers. After a lengthy campaign, Bobo toured tho far east including Ja- nnn and Hawaii. Now after a 10 vrnrs etnerience facing the toT' n'arti it the nation, Brazil Is a "· * : "~ rhnllen^er for heavy- ''"l Melhv, rartner of BmrN in the tat? match welgh« but Z»0 nounds, and stardi ix feet In Melhy hat carved a nl»"« ,. H-«»tf In Ihe rn»,t *nnrt wl'r. - -^"-ri tw'st, ii hold that can I--*?'-- fhft stomji^h fpu^ple* if f onixinent rioe« not nulcklv 'on- d» 'he full. Melhy has terrific utrentrth In hl« arms that earn* throncn eawtWnjr reHgiontly and itudtnt of physical «*· ocatlon ne»«r fiRi to enter the ring in perfect condition condition or elxa the athlete i.i not doing- justice to hia profession. Melby is a Mormon by and does not smoke or drink. dad Arnold was a akiler in Norway and! always encouraged his son Bill to enter athletics. Bill, was was a star at the »ire of 18 won a city wrestling titla when he attended Granite City high the hometown of Salt Lake City. Melby was in the Navy from 1954 to 1967 and journeyed to » _ _ . . rr _ - - » _ i ! » :._ /-vl-1 Japan. He was stationed in Oki raws. He returned to attend business college at the University of Utah. He also went to a school and owns a pilot's license. Both Melby and Brazil form ideal tag team as each gives other perfect co-operation in the ring therefore keeping each fresh and far from exhuasted during match. They are confident they can cope with the rough tsctics ous of their rivals. | t nv . n t Pam3 and In another match with a t w of three fall verdict and a 45 ute time limit, Samly Scott, 225 pounder from Edinburgh, Scot-|th* land, will face Gene Murphy, Sydney, Australia. Scott, a 22-") pounder wrestled in Scotland in the British the Canadian Isles. He came scene three to years: »go. He was popular in Eastern ( e d Canada and journeyed to New ( tj, a t England cities in the USA at frequent intervals. Now, in the weeks he has been in the he ha« become very popular. Murphy came to the USA September and soon established himself as a dangerous athlete d\ie to his unethical tactics. He weighs 235 pounds. There will be another match the show featuring- one man cnch tas team. The bout will gt to a 20 minute time limit with one fall decision. The entire card is loaded with '·vcitcnent and thrills and a capacity crowd is expected when the first match enters the rine- at p. m. Lewisville promoters urcre fans to purchase their tickets fit once to assure choice seats. Ticket' may be purchased at Doll's Market, Dublin; Lewisville Carn?e Peyton's Comer Store in Lewi-ville. Lewi-ville. "You wU," «xcl«imed the Irate c«ll«r, M th»t I had rwlfned from th* town council and Intended retiring from business Into private lif«." "But," pretested the editor, "·11 that !· rolU true--" formation under "Public Improve-- Improve-- The International that ewy «tw«U «lw»r»

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  2. 08 Mar 1962, Thu,
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