Pluckily facing an intruder who had climbed over the balcony, Mrs Chesterton, wife of the licensee of the Royal Hotel, at Parkes (NSW), pointed a bunch of nickel keys at him,
forced him into a room, the door of which she locked. Then she sent for the police. In the semi-darkness, the keys resembled a small revolver.
– Maryborough Chronicle (Qld) Monday 2 May 1932.
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