NZ Truth , Issue 689, 31 August 1918, Page 8
Denny Murphy has been "turned down" by a military medical board at Wellington. ■ ■ Jimmy Hill and Eugene Volaire met at the' Brisbane Stadium recently over a 20 rounds course, which was won by Hill on points. The Les Darcy Memorial Committee held a. meeting the other night, and decided to accept the tender of Mr. J. J. Edstein, of Raymond Terrace, to build a vault m the East Ma.itland cemetery as a memorial to the late champion boxer. A Celtic cross is to be placed over the vauiK— "Sydney Sportsman." ■Harry Keesing is at present m negotiation with Albert Lloyd for several .contests, m Sydney, says. a Sydney paper.. Lloyd has wired down to the promoter from Queensland inviting an offer for matches here, and it is practically certain ihat business will result. Even a visit Dy the Prime Minister would not arouse more interest at present— that Is, amongst Colin Bell, George Cook, Tom O'Malley and Co.