Tag: Centennial Hall

  • News from 100 years ago – 2 October 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 2 October 1920

    Featured image: Sacred Heart Convent, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NEWS SUMMARY – Six more oyster leases applied for. – Grand Masonic Ball on 22nd inst. – Bateman’s Bay Band Concert and Ball on 15th inst. – Bodalla Cricket Club Ball on […]

  • Should bachelors be taxed? This debate featured in the news 100 years ago

    Should bachelors be taxed? This debate featured in the news 100 years ago

    Featured image: Former Eurobodalla Shire Chambers, Campbell Street Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEBATE.-What proved to be a successful debate took place in the Shire Hall on Tuesday night, the subject being the taxation of bachelors. Mr. Dawson occupied the […]

  • The palatial Hyland’s Hotel, Narooma and New Years Eve ‘celebrations’- news from 100 years ago today

    The palatial Hyland’s Hotel, Narooma and New Years Eve ‘celebrations’- news from 100 years ago today

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 17 January 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: POLICE COURT. – At Moruya Police Court on Wednesday, before Mr. Shropshire, P.M., two local lads were convicted of celebrating the New Year to the detriment of others, viz., by daubing carbide over doors, gates and animals, […]

  • The Saucy Kate Jazz Rag Hits Moruya – News from 100 years ago

    The Saucy Kate Jazz Rag Hits Moruya – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: THE JAZZ CRAZE. – We are in receipt from the publishers, Chapmans, Sydney, a copy of the new Saucy Kate Jazz Rag, the most popular society hit of the season. XMAS FAIR. – Our readers are […]