Rolling Home — With Keg Of Beer.
INVESTIGATING an uncanny bumping noise on duty at the Federal Highway at Collector, Constable Scott found three youths rolling a keg of beer along the footpath. In an exciting chase which followed, the policeman drew his revolver and fired over their heads, capturing one youth, whom he took to the Collector Hotel, where the licensee found a keg of beer missing. After the constable had left with the youth for the lock-up the licensee discovered that a second keg had been taken, and on acquainting the constable of the fact the youth was questioned and allegedly admitted that he and his companions drank the contents of one and were rolling the other home. At Goulburn Children’s Court a youth aged 17 was remanded on a charge of stealing two kegs of beer, valued at £7/15/-.
–The Labor Daily (Sydney, NSW) Friday 23 November 1934.
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