News from 100 years ago – 29 April 1922


SOME Snapper. Bartie Turner landed a 25 pounder at Broulee the other day. The skeleton is kept as evidence of size.

A store at Turlinjah

MR. C. Berriman announces that he will open business at Turlinjah on an early date. He begins with produce and groceries.

THE infant child of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Clarke met with a painful mishap last week end. A basin of boiling water had been temporarily set down on the floor while some cold water was being procured to add to it. The little one dabbed its hand in and sustained a rather severe scald.

MR. A. F. Emmott, whose recently built silo was not quite filled owing to caterpillars playing havoc with the corn intended therefor, has now a fine crop just breaking into tassel and ear with which he expects to complete the filling within the next week or two. Jack frost will be the determining factor.

BALL in Coila-Turlinjah hall next Friday night, May 5th. Tickets 2s, 6s and 4s. Proceeds in aid of Hall requirements. Good music and refreshments.

MR. Con Irwin has been appointed cheesemaker at Kiora factory. Con had good training in the Moruya factory, where he served about ten or twelve years.

VERDUN Rolfe, the little son of Mrs. Rolfe, of Moruya, was amusing himself with the mangle last week, ultimately getting two of his fingers so jammed that the doctor had to amputate them at the first joint.

MORUYA COTTAGE HOSPITAL. Correspondence. – From Dr. Quilter, acceptance of appointment of Medical Officer for further 12 months. From Govt. Treasury, notification that the subsidy for 1921 of £200 7/10 had been paid into a/c at the Commercial Bank; Reports. – Matron reported – Patients treated since last report 7 : discharged 4, died 1, remaining in hospital since last report 2. Fees received for patients £2 18s.

BATEMAN’S BAY. (From our Correspondent.) Easter brought a large influx of visitors – boarding houses were crowded. The car traffic easily reached a record. At last the South Coast Prince’s Highway is yearly gaining popularity; A visit has been made recently by Mr. Donaldson, Inspector of Aboriginals, and I hear he told them that the Land’s Department required their reserve for allotments and that soon changes would be made for their betterment; Anzac Day was marked by the usual impressive ceremony at the Honour Stone. These Honour Stones are proving to be dumb, gaping mouths which will never permit the memory of our part in the great struggle to be forgotten. The stone was decorated by the Public School pupils and was embedded with wreaths, crosses, etc.


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