Latest Amusement Craze MELBOURNE, Today.
Remarkable stunts arc being promoted to draw crowds to amusement palaces. Now- that Ions-distance dances have faded away the latest stunt is pole-sittiuji, v.-hieh lias been in progress at the Green Mill since Wednesday night.. The contestants, who number 12, have fo sit on a small s^at on top of a pole 30 ft. high. Only four reiuaiued 'up tiie pole7' today. One of them went to sleep from exhaustion and dreamed that he had won the contest, the prize for which is £50.. . ' . Not properly aw.ake, he slid down the pole, and ii took some time for officials to convince him that he was out of the --oi-test.