Hotel Darwin

hotel darwin 1955

Hotel Darwin 1955. Photo: National Archives of Australia.

Bare Bones

Quite unaware of the novelty of his lack of attire a naked man walked into the Hotel Darwin bar on Friday night – so our usually reliable alcoholic informant tells us and picked a fight among the clientele.

The two men he found most battle-worthy thought they might as well be in it too, and stripped off in sympathy.

Luckily for them the local police were away prowling after prowlers and shining torches in deserted doorways.

– Northern Standard (Darwin, NT) Thursday 12 March 1953.



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