Category: 100 Years Ago

  • 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. […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 21 January 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 21 January 1922

    21st January, 1922 DONNELLY BROTHERS. – are having Phone No. 28 installed at their new butchery. …The shop in Campbell Street has undergone thorough renovation, having been repainted, re-netted etc. A fine draft of Braidwood fattened bullocks in charge of Mr. Allan Rankin, have arrived for the shambles. STOCK MOVING. – Mr. Harry McIntosh has […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 14 January 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 14 January 1922

    14th January 1922 DEATH. – Mr. Phillip Coman, one of the district’s best known and most highly respected residents, died at Eurobodalla on Wednesday night. The remains were bought to Moruya, where the funeral took place yesterday. SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC. – Another postponement has been forced upon the C.E. Sunday School picnic. Owing to the […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 7 January 1922

    News from 100 years ago – 7 January 1922

    7/1/1922 SHIRE MEETING. – In consequence of the heavy rains preventing distant councilors from attending, the Shire meeting which was to be held on Wednesday, was adjourned until today (Saturday). AUSTRALIA’S DEBT. – The grand total of Australia’s public debt – Commonwealth, State and municipal is £828,996,734. Taking Australia’s population as 5,426,000, this works out […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 31 December 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 31 December 1921

    AMUSU THEATRE. – Realising the necessity of a larger Hall in our town, Mr. A. H. Preddy, one of Moruya’s most enterprising and energetic citizens, purchased an allotment of land opposite Keating’s Hotel in Vulcan Street, and erected thereon a fine capacious building alongside his motor garage. The Hall, which is entitled “Amusu” Theatre, is […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 17 December 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 17 December 1921

    Featured Image: Club House Hotel, Queen Street, Moruya NAROOMA FERRY. – The Eurobodalla Shire Council has decided to run only a half hour service on the Narooma ferry. As a considerable number of motorists pass through this district, inconvenience will be caused by the long wait to which they will at times be subjected. POLICE […]