Month: August 2020

  • Should bachelors be taxed? This debate featured in the news 100 years ago

    Should bachelors be taxed? This debate featured in the news 100 years ago

    Featured image: Former Eurobodalla Shire Chambers, Campbell Street Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEBATE.-What proved to be a successful debate took place in the Shire Hall on Tuesday night, the subject being the taxation of bachelors. Mr. Dawson occupied the […]

  • Narooma is ‘en fete’ at the grand Catholic Ball

    Narooma is ‘en fete’ at the grand Catholic Ball

    Featured image: The Narooma Kinema, formerly the Narooma Soldiers’ Memorial School of Arts. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NAROOMA (From our Correspondent). On Friday night last Narooma was en fete. The occasion being the grand Catholic Ball, which has so long […]

  • A Ford Service Station established at Narooma – and other news from 100 years ago

    A Ford Service Station established at Narooma – and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Bank of NSW, Vulcan St, Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society R.S.S.I.L.A.:- Mr. S. Fitzpatrick advertises in our business column that a meeting will take place this afternoon for the purpose of forming a Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial […]

  • ‘Sweet Nerrigundah’ and other news from 100 years ago

    ‘Sweet Nerrigundah’ and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Presbyterian Church, Evans Street Moruya, 2016. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Hospital Ball 25th August. Horse sale 4th Sept. Red Cross Meeting on Tuesday next. Meeting to form debating society on 11th inst. Narooma R.C. Ball Friday next, 13th […]

  • Ball season in a busy town – news from 100 years ago

    Ball season in a busy town – news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Residence of the original Bodalla Public school Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 17 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SUMMARY Hospital Ball 25th August. FROSTY mornings. SUNSHINY days. SNOWBALL teas. OYSTER lease application. MOGO Catholic Ball 6th August. HOSPITAL BALL 25th August. CONVENT BALL 17th September. […]