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Strange barmaids death link

TWO barmaids who once pulled beers from behind bars of the same pubs in the mid 1890s, tragically took their own lives – two years apart – over broken relationships. Nellie Willis shot her estranged fiancé, Ernest McFadden in the throat… Read More ›

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Hotel Pets

IN the early days pets of various kinds were kept at hotels to attract custom, and, frequently, they proved far more effective for this purpose than all the modern electric signs. The fame of some of these pets spread throughout the length and breadth of Australia,… Read More ›

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