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Grim coincidence

WILLIAM Morrow was employed by the Melbourne Harbour Trust to look after the Dredge Latrobe. The 56-year-old single man lived on board the dredge. One evening in June 1910 he went up into Yarraville to buy some groceries, bought them,… Read More ›

Pub crawl with a twist

RETURNED soldier Jim Moody, of East St. Kilda, Melbourne, crawled one mile, from Spring-st to Spencer-st, Melbourne, carrying a glass of beer to win a £5 bet that Middle East men were “tougher” than New Guinea veterans. – Toodyay Herald… Read More ›

Counter punch

IT could only happen in Melbourne. The Victorian branch of the ULVA has ordered its members not to serve counter lunches*. More than 50 city and suburban publicans openly flouted the ban today, ordering large stocks of sandwiches. Stated opinion… Read More ›