Publicans and guests ‘got by’ in one-day hotel strike

HOTEL bars in the Illawarra district were closed on Thursday owing to the one day stop work meeting of members of the Hotels and Restaurant Employees’ Union. For publicans’ wives and families it was one of the busiest days on record, as they carried on, serving meals and making beds. It was a warm and sultry day, Thursday – just the day for a  beer.…