DREAMY-EYED with ecstasy, wharfie Gus Girdler, of Stanmore, savors the delicate fragrance of a daffodil in the “Blue Room” of the Harbor View Hotel. His fellow flower-lovers are ex-middleweight-champion-now-wharfie Jack Haines (left) and George Olson, of Belmore. Watching the trio… Read More ›
In the early times the native-born colonists were known by the title of “Currency”; and it was common enough to hear a person spoken of as a “currency lad” or a “currency lass”. But this custom has almost entirely died out,… Read More ›
An inquest was held at the City Coroner’s Court concerning the death of Michael Norris, 56, late licensee of the Port Jackson Hotel,George-street North, which occurred at St. Vincent’s Private Hospital on Sunday last, the result of injuries sustained through falling down a cellar… Read More ›
The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 3 March 1928: The old Bee Hive Hotel, now a hostel of the Church of England Men’s Society. The building, which stands at the corner of Princes and Argyle streets, is almost 100 years old.