The Norseman beer battle

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THE HOTEL AT NORSEMAN (WA), where after the conclusion of the ‘Beer Strike’ this week, there was a free fight.

Pots were hurled about, beer was seized and eventually the publican had to turn on free beer to save his place from demolition.

The police arrested six men, several of whom were sentenced to various terms in gaol, one man, getting two months, in addition, for jumping on a constable, when he was knocked down in the hotel melee.

– Mirror (Perth, WA), Saturday 27 October 1934


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