Sydney hotels

Bar-room baron

Charles Walker, oldest customer of a Surry Hills (Sydney NSW) hotel, was honored with a “knighthood” yesterday – Daily News (Sydney, NSW) Wednesday 4 January 1939.   

Town Hall Hotel, Newtown

ROBBERY IN HOTEL Secreting themselves in the boiler room of the Town Hall Hotel, King-street, Newtown, before closing time yesterday, thieves emerged from their hiding place after the last customer had gone, and stole 50 bottles of whisky, 175 packets of cigarettes and… Read More ›

Shouts for horse

This Sydney carter has the “kindness to animals” spirit. In the terrific heat recently, he had a pot of beer himself and then “shouted” for his horse. – The Longreach Leader (Qld) Saturday 28 November 1936.