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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 12, Issue 8 (November 1, 1937)

Losses to New Zealand Sport

Losses to New Zealand Sport.

New Zealand sport lost two valued officials and supporters a few weeks ago, when Messrs. Earl Stewart and A. W. O. Travers passed away with tragic suddenness. Of the two men, Mr. Stewart was better known to the sporting public because of his connection with boxing. As a referee he stood above any other “third man” in New Zealand, and although at times his decisions were questioned it was significant that the losing boxer would ask that “Mick” Stewart be the referee in future bouts, A great man, his loss will be felt for many a year.

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