Tag: Brogan

  • News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 25 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society XMAS TREE.– The Xmas Tree Fair held under the auspices of the Methodist Church on Saturday and Monday nights was a complete success. A very large cherry tree laden with everything to delight the hearts of the juveniles, […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 18 December 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 18 December 1920

    Featured image: Gibson House and Emmott House (Moruya Museum) during Luminous, 17 December 2020 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 18 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Doug aboard a broncho dashes up to a crowd of cow punchers and yells, “Come on quick, follow me—we’re going to fight!” Douglas Fairbanks in […]

  • The demolition of an old landmark and other news from 100 years ago

    The demolition of an old landmark and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: The Moruya Court House, Vulcan St, Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society COURT HOUSE FENCE.- Mr. Brogan received a telegram from contractor Veitch, who is at present in Sydney, stating that he had interviewed the Works Dept. and they […]

  • Nothing…has a more exhilarating effect on one’s nerves than the sound of a good brass band – News from 100 years ago.

    Nothing…has a more exhilarating effect on one’s nerves than the sound of a good brass band – News from 100 years ago.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 January 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: PONY RACES. – Owners are again reminded that nominations for the Moruya Pony Club’s important big prize day’s racing, which takes place on the 4th proximo, close with Secretary, Mr. J. Hansen, this Saturday. No less a sum […]