Globe Hotel (Cape Clear)
From Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project
- For hotels with the same, or similar names, see Globe Hotel.
The Globe Hotel was a hotel at Cape Clear, Victoria, <1876-1915>.
In October 1909 the licensee was fined for selling home-made punch:
ADULTERATED LIQUORS. HEAVY FINES IMPOSED. BALLARAT, Wednesday. At the city court yesterday Thomas Hayden, of the Globe Hotel, Cape Clear, pleaded. guilty to an unlawful sale of liquor to which the registered trade mark of John Dixon and Co., manufacturer of O.T. punch, had been falsely applied. Mr. J. Westley, of Melbourne, who appeared for the prosecution, did not press for a heavy penalty, seeing that defendant had acted in ignorance and had endeavored to make amends. He suggested a fine of £5. Matthew C. Lecky, an inspector under the Board of Public Health, gave evidence stating that defendant admitted having manufactured the liquor himself. Defendant pleaded that he acted In ignorance, and that there had been no great gain to him. He sold only about a bottle a week. In the course of the evidence it was stated that Mr. Dixon was forced to take these proceedings because all over the State his trade mark was infringed, and inferior punch put into his bottles, which were embossed with "Dixon's O.T. Punch." Mr. Dixon spent £8000 a year in bottles alone, so that it was an important mat ter to him not to have inferior punch sold as "O.T." Mr. H. M. Murphy, P.M., replied that If defendant did not know better he should not be engaged in the hotel business. Hayden, in reply to the police magistrate, said he had made the liquor himself from the essence of green ginger and a bit of coloring. The bench imposed a fine of £5, with £9 4/ costs. Mr. Westley thought that £20 costs should be allowed, as John Dixon, one of the witnesses. had been put to considerable expense. The police magistrate replied that Mr. Dixon's attendance had been unnecessary.
The hotel was the venue for the meeting of the local coursing club in May 1915:
CAPE CLEAR CLUB. CAPE CLEAR, Monday. The members of the Pitfield and Cape Clear Coursing Club met at the Globe hotel on Saturday night to make arrangements for their season's coursing fixtures. The recent rains have put the ground in good order, and it was decided to hold the first meeting on Saturday, 12th June, on the Naringhal Estate, which has been granted by the permission of Mr W. T. Rowe. A 16 all-aged dog stake will be run off.
- From at least December 1876 to December 1883 the publican was Margaret Conway. In 1883 the newspaper spells the surname as "Courvey".
- In October 1909 the publican was Thomas Hayden.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1879 'PIGGOREET LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 12 December, p. 4, viewed 7 December, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article199821658
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 1909 'HOTEL PROSECUTIONS AT BALLARAT.', The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), 14 October, p. 9, viewed 30 December, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article196046474
- ↑ 1915 'CAPE CLEAR CLUB.', The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1878; 1914 - 1918), 25 May, p. 7. (DAILY.), viewed 17 Mar 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article73963386
- ↑ 1876 'PIGGOREET LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1878; 1914 - 1918), 22 December, p. 4, viewed 7 December, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article207828426
- ↑ 1881 'TOWN COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 21 December, p. 4. , viewed 08 Jul 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article202597811
- ↑ 1883 'PIGGOREET LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 6 December, p. 4, viewed 9 December, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article201619456