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DIED IN THE RING.

Athol Hoilier and Frederick Fowler two local youths, met in the Manchester Unity-hall, Penrith, in a boxing contest, which ended tragically in the fifth round, shortly after which Fowler collapsed and expired. Before the contest commenced, Sergeant Thonicroft officer-in-charge of the police, examined the gloves, and found them to be above 6oz. in weight. Blows more of a light than a severe nature were exchanged in the first round. The second round was a repetition of the first, as were also the third and fourth. Fowler and Hoilier then shaped for the fifth round, and before a blow was struck the former suddenly reeled and fell on the boards. It was at first thought that Fowler had fainted; but upon examination hy Sergt Thorncroft, he expressed an opinion that the collapse was something more than the ordinary faint. He had medical aid summoned. Dr. Elwortby, who was quickly in attendance, pronounced life extinct. The body was conveyed to the hospital morgue. Fowler was well knownj and only 19 years of age.

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DIED IN THE RING. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 69, 22 March 1909

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