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Singing publican drops dead on stage

By MICK ROBERTS © THE Dapto Agricultural Hall, south of Wollongong in the Illawarra region of NSW, had a ‘full house’ on the evening of Wednesday October 6 1897. The large and enthusiastic audience had gathered to be entertained by… Read More ›

Publican’s Last Tragic Tune

Tragic Occurrence at a concert. death of ‘Andy’ blanchard, the vocalist. “Their heads nestled closer Together”. [Press Telegraph Association] Wollongong, Thursday. The fourth annual concert under the auspices of the Dapto Agricultural and Horticultural Society, held last night in the… Read More ›

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