Category: 100 Years Ago

  • 100 Years Ago – 30 September 1922

    100 Years Ago – 30 September 1922

    THE Minister for Lands has announced the Government’s intention to grant £200,000 for rabbit-proof fencing. The following tennis players will represent Moruya against Bateman’s Bay to-day on the local courts: – Mesdames Ison, Simpson, Armstrong, and Sanders, Messrs. Carter, Knight, Feneley, Armstrong and Sanders. Play to commence at 1.30 p.m. MR. T Cooper is having […]

  • News from 100 Years Ago – 23 September 1922

    News from 100 Years Ago – 23 September 1922

    ICELAND poppies and stocks graced the rooms of “Eversley” the home of Mrs. J. Emmott on Wednesday afternoon, where, upon the invitation of Mrs. Gregg and Miss Gwen Jeffery, a large number of guests assembled for the purpose of contributing towards the sweets stall at the C. E. Bazaar. … THE Deputy P.M.G. advises … […]

  • News From 100 Years Ago – 16 September 1922

    News From 100 Years Ago – 16 September 1922

    Matters industrial have a bright prospect locally. There is a move in mining circles, Mr. A. H. Preddey expects to re-start his “Tuffwood” sawmill next week, and Mr. G. W. Mitchell is having the machinery etc., removed from his Moggendoura mill into Moruya, which is a prognostication that the whir of the circular saw will […]

  • News From 100 Years Ago – 9 September 1922

    News From 100 Years Ago – 9 September 1922

    By invitation of the public Miss Berkely, Dame Nellie Melba’s protegee, will sing at Narooma on 2nd prox. A “kitchen evening” was last week given by Mrs. John Bate, of “The Pines,” Tilba Tilba, in honor of Miss Stella Spence who was married to Mr. Joseph Hibel on Wednesday last. … STAFFORD Bros. are at […]

  • News From 100 Years Ago – 2 September 1922

    News From 100 Years Ago – 2 September 1922

    THE “keep to the left” traffic regulation has been gazetted and now applies to every town in the State. IT is notified by the Broulee P.P. Board in this issue that Messrs. P.J. Mylott and A. Thomson have been appointed Permit Inspectors under P.P. Act 1912. In aid of the Narooma School of Arts, Soldier’s […]

  • News From 100 Years Ago – 26 August 1922

    News From 100 Years Ago – 26 August 1922

    MR. Richard (“Dick”) Whittaker, of Gundary, Moruya, N.S.W., has been appointed a Magistrate of the Territory. LAST week the s.s. Eden took on board at Bermagui 147 pigs – a record shipment for the last two years. MORUYA has gone gay – sports, balls, euchre parties, skating carnivals, jazz parties, tennis tournaments and golfing. COMMENCING […]

  • News From 100 Years Ago – 19 August 1922

    News From 100 Years Ago – 19 August 1922

    THE tennis match between Moruya and Eurobodalla that took place on Saturday last on the Eurobodalla Court resulted in a win for Moruya by 12 sets to 4. The Eurobodalla players entertained the visitors. An enjoyable day was spent. TENDERS for wood for the hospital close on 30th inst. EMMOTT’S store and Donnelly’s butcher’s shop […]

  • News From 100 Years Ago – 12 August 1922

    News From 100 Years Ago – 12 August 1922

    THE second meeting of farmers was held on 3rd inst. at Mosquito Bay. Mr. J. Sebbens, jnr. occupied the chair; it was decided to build a factory on Mosquito Bay road, Mr. J. Lavis’ offer of land for building being accepted. It was decided to proceed to register when 300 shares are alloted, that being […]

  • News From 100 Years Ago – 5 August 1922

    News From 100 Years Ago – 5 August 1922

    MRS. Millikin wishes to notify the public that a Private Hospital in Campbell St. has been registered by Board of Health for maternity cases. MR. J. A. Perkins is in receipt of the following from the Acting Secretary, Lands Dept. :-“Referring to the representations in relation to the request made by Mr. W. H. Corkhill, […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 29 July 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 29 July 1922

    OVER 20 members of the C. E. Church met at the cemetery on Saturday last and felled the two trees in the Methodist portion, the wood of which will be utilized in making the palings for guards required for the proposed avenue of trees in St. John’s Church ground. TORRENTIAL rains, accompanied by cyclonic gales, […]