KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR NEVER HAD A DRINK Former fight champion Frank Kirwan (pictured), for 29 years head barman at the Esplanade Hotel’s front bar, has never had a drink of beer in his life. Yet, today, with all the enthusiasm… Read More ›
Curley Elphick, barman at a Wagga Wagga hotel (NSW), photographed with his pet cockatoo, which drinks a middy of beer a day. Photo: The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) Friday 20 October 1950.
AGILE BEER – PULLER, Windsor (Melbourne) barman, Cyril O’Brien, who can serve 1000 pots an hour. His employer, Mr. A. J. O’Mahony, will give £100 to charity if any other Melbourne hotel-keeper has a faster beer puller. TWO Sydney barmaids — Billie Williams and… Read More ›
YOUNG city barmaid Dawn Jones, 22, thinks good-looking barmaids are good for custom. She said yesterday that a barmaid with a cheery smile and a young personality helped “tired businessmen forget their worries”. Dawn, of Wellington Road, East Brisbane, rejected… Read More ›
NO ELECTRICITY available, a city barman perches a lantern on the casing of a beer tap, pulls beer for shadowy customers (background). – The Daily News (Perth, Western Australia), Friday 24 May 1946, page 9.