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‘Belligerent old gentleman’ (1921).

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The Bathurst Times (NSW), Wednesday 19 January 1921

A Uralla paper reports :-

The Cooney Creek Hotel was to be dismantled this week, but when the dismantlers turned up they found a belligerent old gentleman in occupation, who threatened to spill a lot of blood if they attempted to shift him. Though the occupant is 82 it was deemed discretionary to leave him alone — for the present at any rate.

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June 24, 2013 at 8:00 am

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