Tag: Communication

  • 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 […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 10 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 10 September 1921

    Featured Image: Congo 2021. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 September 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society HAM WANTED. – The committee require a ham for the Hospital Ball supper. Now who will be the generous contributor? PRACTICAL SYMPATHY. – Our Progressive member, Lieut-Col. Rutledge, has generously sent along a cheque for £1 […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 7 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 7 May 1921

    Featured Image: The Manse, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 May 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society “The Man From Snowy River,” Wednesday next, May 11th.  The best Australian production to date. SILICA MINING. – Messrs. J. McKeon and Foreman Bros. have another parcel of silica from their mine near Potato […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 23 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 23 April 1921

    Featured Image: A good sulky load Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society AN enjoyable Cinderella was held on Saturday night under the management of Moruya Race Club. ANZAC MEMORIAL. – An Anzac Memorial Service will be held in the Church of England on […]

  • ‘The Sport Of Kings’ and other news from 100 years ago – 27 November 1920

    ‘The Sport Of Kings’ and other news from 100 years ago – 27 November 1920

    Featured image: Racing at Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MORUYA SPRING RACES. Our pretty little racecourse on Wednesday was the scene of the first Spring Meeting for years under the auspices of the Moruya Race Club. The day was beautifully fine, and although […]

  • Lovers of the Terpsichorean art and more – in the news 100 years ago today.

    Lovers of the Terpsichorean art  and more – in the news 100 years ago today.

    Featured Image: Early Mogo ( MDHS Photographic Collection) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ILLNESS We regret to hear that Mr John Underhill, A. R. Club’s popular secretary is still very ill in St. Vincent’s Hospital.       14/8/1915 DEATH – Mrs T. […]

  • Some Things Never Change!

    Some Things Never Change!

    We are currently going through the trials and tribulations of waiting for the National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout- in whatever shape or form. What we tend to forget is that this is far from being a new story. Just over one hundred years ago residents of our district were waiting patiently for the rollout of […]