Category: 100 Years Ago

  • News from 100 years ago – 25 March 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 25 March 1922

    LOSS. – Mr. A. F. Louttit, one of Mullenderree’s most progressive farmers, informs us that owing to the heavy hailstorm and depredations made by caterpillars, his harvest of corn this season, which cost him about £50, will only be worth £5. CONGRATULATIONS to Master Alan White, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dawson, on […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 18 March 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 18 March 1922

    Deau River polling booth at State elections, 25th March, will be presided over by Mr. Martin J. Flynn and conducted at the half-way house as usual. MATRIC PASS. – Jack Stormon, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Stormon, jnr., of Eurobodalla, and nephew of Mrs. J. Johnston, the talented teacher of the Eurobodalla Public School, […]

  • Moruya granite and the Harbour Bridge

    Moruya granite and the Harbour Bridge

    On 19th Jan 2022 the Sydney Harbour Bridge will be 90 yrs old, celebrations are planned in Sydney and Moruya. The following text about the granite used in the bridge is extracted from Moruya’s “Golden Years” About to Begin by Shirley Jurmann So Moruya granite had been chosen for the pylons of the new North […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 11 March 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 11 March 1922

    ST. PATRICK’S NIGHT CONCERT. – Our R.C. friends at Bateman’s Bay are making a special effort this year to hold a grand concert and Ball on St. Patrick’s night, Friday 17th March. It is a long time since St. Patrick’s night was celebrated at the Bay and a good committee with energetic Secretaries in Mrs. […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 4 March 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 4 March 1922

    4 March 1922 AMUSU THEATRE. – Pictures and dance every Wednesday. See ‘If Only Jim,’ a Western drama at the Amusu on Wednesday. ANOTHER MILL CLOSED. – Owing to the 44-hour week, which resulted in a considerable decrease in the output, Mr. A. H. Preddey has been compelled to close down his Tuffwood sawmill at […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 25 February 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 25 February 1922

    25 February 1922 NEW BANK NOTES. – New Commonwealth Bank notes, of an altered design will make their appearance within the next six weeks. The color scheme is being altered and the King’s head will appear on the notes, which will be uniform in size and be a little longer and narrower than now. ANNUAL […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 18 February 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 18 February 1922

    18 February 1922 BODALLA Q.C. – Willie Head, Barbara Brown and Edna Nixon passed from the above school. DEATH. – The death of Mr. Edward John Stormon took place in Sydney on the 8th inst., through taking a drink of carbolic in mistake for beer. “Ned” who was only 45 years of age, was a […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 11 February 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 11 February 1922

    11th February 1922 Q.C. RESULTS. – The following pupils passed the Q.C. examination from Dwyer’s Creek Public School: V. Foreman, E. Foreman, L. Stubbs. CRICKET. – Team to represent Moruya against Bodalla at Bodalla to-day (Saturday). Car leaves at 12.30 p.m. :-B. Coppin, C. Selden, C. Carter, F. Knight, P. Feneley, R. Shumack, L. Jones, […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 4 February 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 4 February 1922

    4th February 1922 OUR STREETS. – The Shire Council’s maintenance man has been giving some slight attention to the water-tables in our main streets, which have been considerably choked up by the silt washed down by the late heavy rains. Campbell Street, which carries more traffic, vehicular and pedestrian, than any other street in town, […]

  • 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. […]