Tag: Coila

  • A glorious country? A debatable article and other news from 100 years ago

    A glorious country? A debatable article and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Kiora Public School’s class of 1922 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society A GLORIOUS COUNTRY. Thus an exchange: “New South Wales is a glorious country, bounded on the north by taxes, on the south by strikes, on the east by […]

  • A letter to the Editor from ‘Enthusiast’ and other news from 100 years ago

    A letter to the Editor from ‘Enthusiast’ and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: An advertisement from the Moruya Examiner 24 April 1920. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 April 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society OPEN COLUMN. It must be distinctly understood that we are not responsible for the opinions expressed by our Correspondents. To the Editor, “Moruya Examiner.” Sir. – […]

  • Moruya was blessed with over 5 inches of rain in one week!

    Moruya was blessed with over 5 inches of rain in one week!

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TERRIBLE AFFLICTION. – A shocking tragedy occurred at Kyogle on Sunday morning, when three children – Bertha Amy Arnett (16), Eva Maude Arnett (13) and Francis Ernest Arnett (11) – were drowned in the Richmond River. […]

  • With sections such as “Town Talk” and “Personal and Otherwise” the Moruya Examiner was the real Facebook of 1916

    With sections such as “Town Talk” and “Personal and Otherwise” the Moruya Examiner was the real Facebook of 1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 June 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: EVERY elector should record their vote today. REID Bros., of Eurobodalla, are advertising for a puller-out for their sawmill. TAILORING – T. D. Pritchard, merchant tailor of 67 Market St. Sydney will be at McKeon’s Hotel […]

  • The Moruya Examiner – The Facebook of 100 years ago

    The Moruya Examiner – The Facebook of 100 years ago

    Featured image: “The Sirdar’ Lever Watch from the MDHS collection. Watches were a common gift given to men going away to war. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 8 January 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEATH – Mr. Ryan of the Queanbeyan district, and father of Mrs. “Chris” Lynch […]

  • Pretty Churches, A Returned Hero and Council Updates – News From 100 Years Ago

    Pretty Churches, A Returned Hero and Council Updates – News From 100 Years Ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 November 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FAREWELL – A pleasant afternoon was spent at their pretty Coila Church on Friday last, when a representative number of our Presbyterian friends from different parts of the parish met together to say farewell to the […]

  • One hundred years ago – 20 December, 1913

    One hundred years ago – 20 December, 1913

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ROYAL HOTEL – Mr.  R.N. Carden’s large Royal Hotel, which stands on the corner of Queen and Page Streets, has been renovated throughout by carpenters and painters, and is now an ornament to the town.  […]