SOMEBODY HAD A USE FOR IT! As astonished as everyone else, Mr. Bill Holmes recently found himself the owner of the 40ft.-long saloon bar of Adelaide’s historic Red Lion Hotel. THE bar was among items on the auctioneer’s list when… Read More ›
Films in the bar
DRINKERS at Paddington can now see up to four different talkie film shows a day with their public-bar drinks. The wife of the licensee of the Rose, Shamrock and Thistle Hotel, Mrs Arthur Alsop, operates a projector. Films also are… Read More ›
This snake was a real one!
THE LAST SNAKE STORY – A country paper relates that a man at Ghin Ghin lately rushed into the hotel there in a very excited state, asserting that he had been bitten by a snake. The host gave plentiful noblers of brandy, expecting to… Read More ›
Beer by lamp light
Perth, Western Australia had major electricity loss following a breakdown at the East Perth power house in May 1946. Householders received only intermittent electricity supplies, while there was no general supplies for city shops and businesses for days. “A city… Read More ›