Category: 100 Years Ago

  • News from 100 years ago – 24 June 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 24 June 1922

    24 June 1922 THE following tennis players will represent Moruya against Braidwood at Braidwood on Monday: – Mesdames Ison and Simpson, Messrs. C. Carter, F. Knight, P. J. Feneley, R. Dixon and J. Cunningham. THE marriage of Miss Alma Felice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.T. Newman of “Bundarra,” Moruya, and Mr. David, son of Mr. […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 16 June 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 16 June 1922

    17 June 1922 A meeting of the local teachers took place on Saturday last at the local school in order to discuss the new syllabus. Mr. Inspector Wilson presided. AT the Mining Warden’s Court before Mr. Shropshire, P.M., on Wednesday, J. McKeon was granted three months exemption from labor conditions on their mines at Dwyer’s […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 10 June 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 10 June 1922

    10 June1922 MR. H. J. Thomson informs us that the 300-ton silo erected by him at Ninderra last year, was opened last week and the contents found to be in a perfect state of preservation – a boon for the winter months. ON Tuesday night, or early Wednesday morning, some one effected an entrance, through […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 3 June 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 3 June 1922

    3 June1922 The “Daily Telegraph” says that Tilba Tilba is the home of silage making in New South Wales. There are more silos to the square mile in that district than any other part of Australia. Another large haul of fish was made at Coila during the week, when Mr. W. Dennis netted a hundred […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 27 May 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 27 May 1922

    27 May, 1922 Messrs. E. de Mestre and G. E. Siddall notify in this issue dissolution of partnership in the business of Moruya Refrigerating Works. PERSONS on the look-out for a comfortable home and an exceptionally rich small farm, will have the opportunity of doing so on next Saturday week, when Mrs. J. Strahan’s property […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 20 May 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 20 May 1922

    20 May 1922 OWING to a cyclonic disturbance, which greatly disorganised shipping, the local steamer did not arrive until Tuesday last, four days over her schedule time. MR. W. S. NELSON, of Bergalia Store, having disposed of his handy little Hupmobile car to Mr. Fred Hutchings, has invested in a new 1922 model two-seater Buik. […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 13 May 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 13 May 1922

    DONNELY BROS. slaughtered a prime cow last week end, fattened in Luck’s paddock. She turned the scales at 596 lbs, and is described as one of the best local beasts slaughtered for a long time. BROULEE. – Last week end a number of Isaac Walton’s deciples including Messrs A. H. Fox, M. J. Keating, Barty […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 6 May 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 6 May 1922

    QUAIL season opens May 15th, closes August 31st. Lieut.-Colonel Hurley (well-known in Moruya as proprietor of Moruya-Tilba “Times,”) has been appointed to the vacancy at the head of Commonwealth Immigration Dept. THE Austral Starch factory near Nelligen is suspending operations for three months with a view to increase capacity of output. Mr. Abraham Emmott resumed […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 29 April 1922

    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. 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 […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 22 April 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 22 April 1922

    NAROOMA was well patronized again this year by long distance tourists, judging by the car loads that passed through Moruya making that way. The weather has been ideal for seaside resorts. Barbed wire may only be used lawfully if it falls entirely within the land boundaries of the person erecting it. WEDDING. – The Sacred […]