Often they would hand it to her themselves, but when a soldier
was too inebriated to do it himself he would wake the next morning
to find a note in his pocket from Ma telling him how much he had
and that she was holding it for him.
Just A Way to Make A Living
Ma owned three rental properties across the street form her nightclub.
While Ma claimed ignorance of what her renters did for income,
it was common knowledge that many of them were prostitutes who
would pick up clients in her club.
A Good Sport
After the clean-up Ma Beachie had a cameo role in Phil Karlson's
The Phenix City Story.