THESE three barmaids topped the poll in the Popular Barmaid contest held in aid of the Parents and Citizens’ Federation funds, to provide comforts in schools. The winner was Miss Laurie Hawe, of the Oceanic Hotel, Coogee. Second place went to Miss Pat Shields, of the Commercial Hotel, George Street, Sydney, while Phyll Ackerman, of the Rose, Shamrock and Thistle Hotel, Paddington, was third.
– Sydney Truth March 7 1948
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