Month: October 2020

  • The “salubrious little seaside resort” of Batemans Bay was in the news 100 hears ago.

    The “salubrious little seaside resort” of Batemans Bay was in the news 100 hears ago.

    Featured image: Former Catholic Church, Nelligen c. 2013 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 30 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Don’t forget the Oddfelows’ Ball on 12th Nov. the social gathering of the year. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT.– That live Secretary, Mr. C. Carter, has extended to us the usual Press Courtesy for […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 23 October 2020

    News from 100 years ago – 23 October 2020

    Featured image: Illawarra and South Coast S. N. Co,’s premises in Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society  ILLAWARRA AND SOUTH COAST S. N. Co.– In terms of special resolutions passed at a meeting of shareholders in the Illawarra and South Coast Steam Navigation […]

  • Rev. Hyde preaches against ‘the spiritual shallowness of the age’ and other news from 16 October 1920

    Rev. Hyde preaches against ‘the spiritual shallowness of the age’ and other news from 16 October 1920

    Featured image: Bullock team in Vulcan Street Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 16 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society COUNCIL NOTICE.– The Eurobodalla Shire Council notified in our business columns that teamsters and others must refrain from drawing excessive loads upon any roads within the Shire area or driving […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 9 October 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 9 October 1920

    Featured image: Steam Packet Hotel, Nelligen Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 9 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NERRIGUNDAH SPORTS.– Our friends in the Golden Valley notify in this issue that a big day’s sports, with ball at night, will take place on Friday, 12th Nov. The proceeds will be […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 2 October 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 2 October 1920

    Featured image: Sacred Heart Convent, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NEWS SUMMARY – Six more oyster leases applied for. – Grand Masonic Ball on 22nd inst. – Bateman’s Bay Band Concert and Ball on 15th inst. – Bodalla Cricket Club Ball on […]