Tag: Congo

  • News from 100 years ago – 26 November 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 26 November 1921

    Featured Image: Sharks caught near Moruya in 1902 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  26 November 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SURFERS, BEWARE! – A number of our exchanges report that sharks are numerous along our coast at present. Several 14-feet specimens have lately been observed patrolling the surf further south. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Adelaide Hotel, racing in Moruya, a wedding in Bodalla and news from Nerrigundah

    The Adelaide Hotel, racing in Moruya, a wedding in Bodalla and news from Nerrigundah

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 January 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HOTEL CHANGES HANDS – At the Moruya Court on Tuesday the license of the Adelaide Hotel was transferred from Ada Pollock to “Tom” Mallet of the Hotel Carlton, Sydney. H. J. THOMSON will offer three milking cows […]

  • SHOULD YOUNG GIRLS MARRY SOLDIERS? A HOT TOPIC FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    SHOULD YOUNG GIRLS MARRY SOLDIERS?  A HOT TOPIC FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 19 February 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: SALE OF NEWSPAPER – R. H. Harvison reports the sale of the Moruya-Tilba “Times” newspaper, in the assigned Estate of the late Mr. George Haslock, to Mrs. J. Lindsay. QUICK TRIP – Messrs. Kable and G. […]