EAST MEETS WEST AT HARRY’S By ELGIN REID CHARLEVILLE, Wednesday. — Out here they call it Poppa’s Place or Harry’s place. Its official name, however, is the Hotel Corones. It is named after its proprietor, Harry Corones, one of the… Read More ›
Mollie Hanley, 19-year-old champion Townsville barmaid, pouring beer at the record rate of 18 glasses in 20 seconds. Townsville drinkers nominate her to beat any girl for speedy beer serving. – Wellington Times (NSW) Monday 17 January 1944
One Shilling deposit is demanded on these glasses being handed to beer drinkers in a Townsville hotel. No beer is served until all glasses are issued. If glass is chipped or broken drinker forfeits the shilling. – The Sun (Sydney, NSW) Friday 24 December 1943.