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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 ›

Secret behind the mirror

AN old mirror was taken from the High st. wall of St. Kilda’s Junction Hotel yesterday and the picture shows what was written underneath. That’s what Christmas dinners cost at the Junction l8 years ago! Manager Jim Finnigan and licensee Frank… Read More ›