Month: July 2020

  • WANTED – A GOOD GIRL AND OTHER NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    WANTED – A GOOD GIRL AND OTHER NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    Featured image:  Rectory, Bodalla. 2016. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 31 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society FISH GOING TO WASTE.– Mr. H. Whitehead, who has just returned to Sydney from a trip for fish along the South Coast, states that at Narooma he saw a wonderful exhibition of […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 24 July 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 24 July 1920

    Featured image: Major’s Creek Cemetery, 2014. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SALE OF PROPERTY.– H. J. Thomson reports the private sale of Mr. M. McMahon’s compact little dairy and agricultural farm to Mrs. J. Heffernan and Mr. A.F. Emmott conjointly.  This […]

  • A glorious country? A debatable article and other news from 100 years ago

    A glorious country? A debatable article and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Kiora Public School’s class of 1922 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society A GLORIOUS COUNTRY. Thus an exchange: “New South Wales is a glorious country, bounded on the north by taxes, on the south by strikes, on the east by […]

  • Sugar shortages, low rascals, a shamrock and other news from 100 years ago.

    Sugar shortages, low rascals, a shamrock and other news from 100 years ago.

    Featured image:  Wallace St., Braidwood April 2013. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 3 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS.– The Braidwood Municipal Council has adopted a small lighting scheme for the town. Our Shire Council evidently does not believe in “Letting their light so shine […]