Tag: Cadgee

  • News from 100 years ago – 15 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 15 October 1921

    Featured Image: Bodalla cemetery Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  8 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society CHEAP TELEPHONE. – Mr. Austin Chapman [MP for Eden- Monaro] in Parliament last week………advocated a telephone in every house, at a rental charge of one pound per annum, with six free calls per day, all other […]

  • 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 […]

  • ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    Featured image – Methodist Church, Page Street, Moruya ( now the Uniting Church) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “POMMIES.”- A recent visitor from Sydney remarks on the preponderance of the English accent to be heard on the trams, beaches etc.  The Australian, […]

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Charlie Chaplin and In the Grip of Alcohol come to Moruya

    Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Charlie Chaplin and In the Grip of Alcohol come to Moruya

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 May 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WANTED – An Agent or Caretaker for the Buckley’s Family Cottage and Shop in Campbell Street, Moruya. INSURANCE: The Buckenbowra Wattle Bark Company’s Mill which was recently destroyed by fire, was valued at £5000, and was […]