Treasure trove under bar-room floor ROCKHAMPTON, January 6: An extensive heap of beer bottles, tops, and corks, lying near the gutter outside an East Street hotel this morning provoked a wide range of thought from passers-by. During the course of… 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.