Tag: Agriculture

  • News from 100 years ago – 28 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 28 May 1921

    Featured image: Empire Day at Bergalia PS, 1914. MDHS Collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 May 1921, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society EMPIRE DAY. – Empire Day was celebrated with demonstrations of loyalty in the various Public Schools of the district. A large picnic gathering was noticed near the Bergalia […]

  • News from 100 yeas ago – 21 May 1921

    News from 100 yeas ago – 21 May 1921

    Featured Image: Pollock’s Store, Nerrigundah. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 May 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society HELLO! – His many patrons may now make appointments by telephone with Dentist C. de Saxe, as his resident surgery has just been connected with the local exchange. WEDDINGS. – […]

  • No Foxtrots For Moruya – News from 10 years ago.

    No Foxtrots For Moruya – News from 10 years ago.

    Featured image: Opening of the Masonic Hall, Page Stret Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 5 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEBATING SOCIETY.– Not many members appeared on Tuesday night to hear the mock trial in connection with the Debating Society. The next meeting was arranged for the 16th […]

  • Who was the best looking man in the district – Clarrie or Clive?

    Who was the best looking man in the district – Clarrie or Clive?

    Featured image: Vulcan Street Moruya looking south, c.1920 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 25 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society BEST-LOOKING MAN.– The committee in charge of the best-looking man competition in connection with the approaching C.E. Bazaar, announce that the seven leading names are:- Geo. Brown, Clive Burke, J.R. […]

  • A Snowball Tea and disgusting habits – part of the news from 100 years ago

    A Snowball Tea and disgusting habits – part of the news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Kiora Bridge, 2015. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 18 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society PICNIC.– Wednesday, 29th inst., has been set apart for the holding of a picnic in aid of the C.E. Snowball Bazaar. The rendezvous will be under the oaks near the Kiora bridge, the […]

  • No luck for Mr Luck – and other news from 100 years ago.

    No luck for Mr Luck –  and other news from 100 years ago.

    Featured image: C. Irwin seems to be an earlier version of Gordon Warren, a moruya man who won many prizes for his poultry. Cups, trophies, plaques and ribbons won by mr Warren are in our museum’s collection.. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 12 June 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical […]

  • High Class Bull and other news from one hundred years ago – 28.02.1920

    High Class Bull and other news from one hundred years ago – 28.02.1920

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: SALE OF COTTAGE.- Mr George Barling has sold his comfortable cottage in Church Street to Mr Geo. Spence, the sum paid, we understand, being £500. HIGH STANDARD.- About 600 teachers in the service of the Education Dept. hold […]

  • News from a century ago…..

    News from a century ago…..

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of Date 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MEDICAL – Dr. Quilter, who is absent on holidays, has arranged with Dr. Hatherell to take over his practice for a fortnight. CHASING MUSHROOMS – Immediately after the Moruya Hurdle Race had been run on Tuesday last […]

  • The Adelaide Hotel, racing in Moruya, a wedding in Bodalla and news from Nerrigundah

    The Adelaide Hotel, racing in Moruya, a wedding in Bodalla and news from Nerrigundah

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 January 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HOTEL CHANGES HANDS – At the Moruya Court on Tuesday the license of the Adelaide Hotel was transferred from Ada Pollock to “Tom” Mallet of the Hotel Carlton, Sydney. H. J. THOMSON will offer three milking cows […]

  • Frank Comments About King George V As Written By a Digger From Narooma

    Frank Comments About King George V As Written By a Digger From Narooma

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 18 November 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: OUR BOYS – The following is a letter received by Mrs. Jas. O’Connor, of the 7th Field Artillery Brigade. – Lark Hill Salisbury Plains Sept. 27th 1916 Mum Dearest, – Like so many of my letters […]