History

The Mat – Strength Magazine – March, 1928

We have a very sad story to tell this month. It happens to be our duty, a most honorable duty, to bring to your attention the untimely death of Arthur Allaire, perhaps better known by the first name of Archie.” About 10 o’clock Christmas night the caretaker of the house where he roomed noticed the odor of illuminating gas in the hallway, and finding “Archie’s” room locked sent for Mr. R. E. (Teddy) Mack, an old-time professional strong man and wrestler, who lives in the next block. Mack called a police man and forced his way into the room where he found Allaire dead on his bed.

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