Tag: Agriculture

  • News from the Front, Ploughing Matches and Death Notices – News from 100 years ago today

    News from the Front, Ploughing Matches and Death Notices – News from 100 years ago today

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FROM THE FRONT – On Saturday evening Mr C. De Saxe received word that his son, Private Leo De Saxe, was ill and had disembarked at Malta. On Wednesday Mr. W. J. Lynch of Narooma, […]

  • Another death in the Dardanelles – news from 100 years ago

    Another death in the Dardanelles  – news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: An early photograph of Nelligen featuring the Steam Packet Hotel -from the MDHS Collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NELLIGEN HOTEL – The Steam Packet Hotel, at Nelligen, owned and managed by Mr M. White for years , […]

  • Kitchen Teas and the Dardanelles – News from 100 years ago

    Kitchen Teas and the Dardanelles – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: Honor Roll – Mr George Walter, post and telegraph master of this town, received the sad intelligence by wire on Saturday through the Rev. Mr. Rix, that his son, Corporal Clement Wallace, had been killed […]

  • Weddings, Prohibition and the Red Cross – news from 100 years ago

    Weddings, Prohibition and the Red Cross – news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: AGISTMENT – 4700 head of sheep have arrived at the well-known Buckenboura Estate from one of the drought-stricken western districts. The Manager, Mr. Vider, informs us that 299 points of rain have fallen at Buckenboura […]

  • Blackberries: As ruthless as a German – news from March, 1915

    Blackberries: As ruthless as a German – news from March, 1915

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HOTEL LICENSE – Last Monday, the Licensing Bench visited Coxon’s Hotel, and , after inspecting the building, decided unanimously that the house was beyond repair, and that if a renewal of the license were desired, […]

  • A war time solution to bad behaviour and distinguished guests to ‘the Bay’

    A war time solution to bad behaviour and distinguished guests to ‘the Bay’

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: THE BAD AT THE FRONT – Something is said about the weeding-out of “undesirables” – drunks and gamblers, and soldiers who howl at night, and fellows who haunt the back streets of Cairo during the […]

  • Harvest Festivals and Agricultural Shows – a time of plenty

    Harvest Festivals and Agricultural Shows – a time of plenty

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FESTIVAL – Harvest Festival services have been arranged for Sunday next at St. John’s Church, both morning and evening. The special preacher at the evening service will be the Rev. Canon Macdonnell, of Goulburn. The […]

  • News from Egypt AND an Oriental Circus – 100 years ago

    News from Egypt AND an Oriental Circus  – 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NEWS FROM EGYPT – The following interesting letter has been received by Mr. & Mrs. G. Walter of the local Post Office, from their son Clem, who is with the Australian troops in Egypt: – […]

  • ‘Why Don’t You Volunteer?’ – News from the Moruya Examiner of 1915

    ‘Why Don’t You Volunteer?’ – News from the Moruya Examiner of 1915

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: STOCK RETURNS – Mr. Stock Inspector Mater has been in town during the week examining the stock returns, with the result that he finds no less than 112 owners have failed to make returns. Mr. […]

  • Broulee, Woodchops, Patriotic Sports and Stock Sales – one hundred years ago.

    Broulee, Woodchops, Patriotic Sports and Stock Sales – one hundred years ago.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WOODCHOP – Axemen are reminded that nominations for Mr. P. Bill’s Boxing Day £10 woodchop close on Monday next, 21st inst. 19/12/1914 SCHOOL BREAK-UP – The Convent School children dispersed for the Christmas holidays yesterday. […]