PUTTING XXX INTO XMAS
Licensee of Hotel Mosman, Mr. Michael O’Regan (left), issuing Christmas liquor to regular customers yesterday. Each customer receives six bottles of beer, one of gin or rum, one wine. In three days Mr. O’Regan has issued more than 14,000 bottles. Drawing his ration is ex-P.O.W. Grosby, of Clifton Gardens, a regular cus-tomer before the war, who returned home yesterday, and made the hotel one of his first calls.
– Daily Telegraph (Sydney), Friday 7 December 1945.