Month: January 2022

  • News from 100 years ago – 28 January 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 28 January 1922

    28th January, 1922 PIGEON MATCH. – An old sport in this district will be resuscitated at Mogo on Saturday, 11th, Feb. when a pigeon shooting match will be held. On the same day a £7 Sheffield Handicap and numerous other events will take place. BERGALIA FACTORY. – The ordinary general meeting of the Bergalia Co-op. […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 21 January 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 21 January 1922

    21st January, 1922 DONNELLY BROTHERS. – are having Phone No. 28 installed at their new butchery. …The shop in Campbell Street has undergone thorough renovation, having been repainted, re-netted etc. A fine draft of Braidwood fattened bullocks in charge of Mr. Allan Rankin, have arrived for the shambles. STOCK MOVING. – Mr. Harry McIntosh has […]

  • Memories of Moruya Show

    Memories of Moruya Show

    by Shirley Jurmann Yes, I’m talking about the MORUYA Show, not the Eurobodalla Show. The Agricultural and Pastoral Society was first formed in 1869. Soon the Show became an event eagerly looked forward to by children and adults alike. In 1890 an area on the river bank near where the Bowling Green and Tennis Courts […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 14 January 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 14 January 1922

    14th January 1922 DEATH. – Mr. Phillip Coman, one of the district’s best known and most highly respected residents, died at Eurobodalla on Wednesday night. The remains were bought to Moruya, where the funeral took place yesterday. SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC. – Another postponement has been forced upon the C.E. Sunday School picnic. Owing to the […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 7 January 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 7 January 1922

    7/1/1922 SHIRE MEETING. – In consequence of the heavy rains preventing distant councilors from attending, the Shire meeting which was to be held on Wednesday, was adjourned until today (Saturday). AUSTRALIA’S DEBT. – The grand total of Australia’s public debt – Commonwealth, State and municipal is £828,996,734. Taking Australia’s population as 5,426,000, this works out […]