One hundred years ago the Moruya Examiner announced a meeting for those who desire the smashing up of machine politics. More proof that history is cyclic.

Featured image - Turlinjah Public School Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 31 January 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TURLINJAH Q.C. – Mr M. Walsh the popular teacher at Turlinjah Public School, has kindly handed us the names of his pupils who were successful in passing the Q.C. Examinations, [...]

Nothing…has a more exhilarating effect on one’s nerves than the sound of a good brass band – News from 100 years ago.

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 January 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: PONY RACES. – Owners are again reminded that nominations for the Moruya Pony Club’s important big prize day’s racing, which takes place on the 4th proximo, close with Secretary, Mr. J. Hansen, this Saturday. No less a sum [...]

The palatial Hyland’s Hotel, Narooma and New Years Eve ‘celebrations’- news from 100 years ago today

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 17 January 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: POLICE COURT. – At Moruya Police Court on Wednesday, before Mr. Shropshire, P.M., two local lads were convicted of celebrating the New Year to the detriment of others, viz., by daubing carbide over doors, gates and animals, [...]

Torrential Rains, the Moruya Cup and a Golden Wedding – News in the Moruya Examiner on 10 January 1920.

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 January 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: Washing, Ironing and Cleaning:  The undersigned is open for engagement for the above work by the day.  A. Barling Campbell Street next door to Post Office. TORRENTIAL RAINS. – On last Saturday afternoon, following distant rumbling [...]

Mrs Heffernan’s Bazaar, Mr Mackay’s Plans For a Batemans Bay Race Club and Election Results – Some of the news from 3 January 1920

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TENDERS for purchase of E.L. Arnett’s “Cooboora” farm close on 20th Inst. LAND SALE. – Keating and Lynch report a very successful sale on Saturday last. On account of Mr John Mitchell they disposed for five [...]