Category: 100 Years Ago

  • 100 Years Ago – 27 January 1923

    100 Years Ago – 27 January 1923

    THE following pupils from the Dwyer’s Creek Public School passed the Qualifying Certificate Examination: – Mary Foreman, Walter Summers and Pearl Henry. OWING to the outbreak of pleuro in the district, the Tilba A., P. & H. Society has decided to eliminate all cattle sections from their exhibition on the 14th and 15th Feb. FARMERS […]

  • 100 Years Ago – 20 January 1923

    100 Years Ago – 20 January 1923

    WHEN will the Shire Council repair the disgraceful dressing shed at Moruya Heads? A revival in gold mining hereabouts is predicted, and, needless to say, it is feverishly looked forward to as a means of absorbing our unemployed as well as infusing some life into the community. AS Bateman’s Bay and Narooma freighting is slack, […]

  • 100 Years Ago – 13 January 1923

    100 Years Ago – 13 January 1923

    MESSRS. R. W. Thatcher and Sons have just completed a fine residence at Central Tilba for S. W. Bate. It is one of the show places on the Coast, and is lit up with the Gloria light. AT 11am on Wednesday there passed peacefully from this world of joy and sorrow Miss Susan McLean, eldest […]

  • 100 Years Ago – 6 January 1923

    100 Years Ago – 6 January 1923

    MR. McCreadie, of McCreadie Bros., the famous building contractors, was in Moruya for the past week examining the granite quarries on the Moruya River with a view to obtaining stone for enlarging the G.P.O. Sydney. A NUMBER of motor car accidents have taken place in the district during the holidays, but without serious results, the […]

  • 100 Years Ago – 23 December 1922

    100 Years Ago – 23 December 1922

    THREE farms in Tilba district experienced an outbreak of pleuro among their cattle, resulting in the death of several cows. Strict steps for isolation were taken, with the result that infection was checked. It is stated that all danger of any further loss by the disease is now over. A SIGHT WORTH SEEING. – Beautiful […]

  • 100 Years Ago – 16 December 1922

    100 Years Ago – 16 December 1922

    FOR the benefit of dairymen we wish to notify them that their registration was due yesterday 15 inst., and that they must make their application forthwith at the local Police Station, or otherwise they will be penalized. AUCTIONEER M. E. Ryan, of Runnyford reports the sale on Saturday last of 137 acres of land – […]

  • 100 Years Ago – 9 December 1922

    100 Years Ago – 9 December 1922

    THROUGH the axe he was using gliding off the wood, Mr. George Belette, of Mogo, severely gashed his leg. SOME of our local anglers had excellent sport on Sunday on the shores of Broulee. In a short time three lines were responsible for 44 sand whiting and bream being landed. PILOT Chapman, who was reported […]

  • 100 Years Ago – 2 December 1922

    100 Years Ago – 2 December 1922

    AUCTIONEERS’ district licenses for Police District of Moruya have been authorized to issue for 1923 to R. H. Harvison, H. J. Thomson, G. J. Gordon, R. B. Heffernan, H. McIntosh, M. E. Ryan. THE Intermediate Certificate examination commenced at the local school on last Monday. Jim Collett of the Dwyer’s Creek public school is the […]

  • 100 Years Ago – 25 November 1922

    100 Years Ago – 25 November 1922

    MR. Bert Coppin, who was the successful tenderer for the contract, has commenced the work of erecting a dwarf retaining fence at the Moruya Court House. ONE of Nelligen’s oldest identities in the person of Mr. Albert Edward Webber, died at the age of 79 years on 14th inst. With the exception of one son, […]

  • 100 Years Ago – 18 November 1922

    100 Years Ago – 18 November 1922

    BUSH fires have been raging on the Yarragee range during the week. THERE should be some good hay harvested this season, judging by the excellence of the standing crops in the district. MR. Rolfe Brice has purchased and has now located at Narooma four fine new rowing boats. His enterprise in catering for fishing and […]