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 [...]

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, [...]