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Pluto arrives in Melbourne

THEY LOOK EXTRA GOOD These pots have an extra good look about them, but don’t be hopeful. Picture shows a new beer servicing device known as “Pluto” in use in a Melbourne hotel. It consists of six feet of transparent… Read More ›

Sydney’s Sussex Hotel and the failed attempt to dethrone Melbourne’s original ‘Chloe’

By MICK ROBERTS © THE rivalry between Melbourne and Sydney is legendary – a competitiveness between Australia’s two largest cities that can be found from the sporting fields to the bar rooms of pubs. During the 1950s Melbourne’s Young and Jackson… Read More ›

Gruesome, grim coincidence: Dredged from the Yarra after visiting ‘a number’ of pubs

WILLIAM Morrow was employed by the Melbourne Harbour Trust as caretaker of 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 ›

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