Tag: Constable

  • News from 100 years ago – 20 August 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 20 August 1921

    Featured Image: The Royal Hotel Moruya – also known as Carden’s.Hotel. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  20 August 1921provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SUCCESSFUL PASS. – Congratulations to Master Fred Walsh, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Walsh, Turlinjah, who has received notification of having passes […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 6 August 1919

    News from 100 years ago – 6 August 1919

    Featured Image: The former Eurobodalla Shire Chambers, Campbell St Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 August 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NINE consecutive days of cold bleak winds. SNOW visible on western hills on Wednesday. LEAVE OF ABSENCE. –  Matron Constable, who has been granted two months’ leave […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 18 December 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 18 December 1920

    Featured image: Gibson House and Emmott House (Moruya Museum) during Luminous, 17 December 2020 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 18 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Doug aboard a broncho dashes up to a crowd of cow punchers and yells, “Come on quick, follow me—we’re going to fight!” Douglas Fairbanks in […]

  • High Class Bull and other news from one hundred years ago – 28.02.1920

    High Class Bull and other news from one hundred years ago – 28.02.1920

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: SALE OF COTTAGE.- Mr George Barling has sold his comfortable cottage in Church Street to Mr Geo. Spence, the sum paid, we understand, being £500. HIGH STANDARD.- About 600 teachers in the service of the Education Dept. hold […]

  • 1918 winds down in the Moruya Examiner

    1918 winds down in the Moruya Examiner

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 December 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NAROOMA SPORTS – A Soldier’s Memorial, to be erected in the local School of Arts, is the laudable object the patriotic residents of Narooma have in view by holding the day’s Sports on New Year’s Day, […]

  • Sparing the family from the horrors of the Western Front – News from 100 years ago

    Sparing the family from the horrors of the Western Front – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 12 January 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FROM THE FRONT – Mrs. W. Costin, of Narooma, is receipt of the following from her son, Pte. Arthur Costin, who has been awarded the military medal for conspicuous bravery: – Belgium, 31st October, 1917. “Your […]

  • Flooding, an Amusement Tax and the Conscription Referendum draws nearer

    Flooding, an Amusement Tax and the Conscription Referendum draws nearer

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 October 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: THE WEATHER – The rains which began falling last week have continued incessantly since last Thursday week with the result that no less than 18 inches have fallen. As a consequence of this phenomenal downpour the […]

  • Personal and Otherwise – News from 100 years ago today

    Personal and Otherwise – News from 100 years ago today

    Featured image: Toragy Point Cemetery, South Head Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 January 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: VITAL STATISTICS – Mr. Dixon, C.P.S., has kindly supplied us with the following statistics for the quarter ending 31st Dec., 1915 :- Births 12 males, 18 females; total […]

  • Public Baths, Pensions, Bookmakers and more – News From 100 Years Ago Today.

    Public Baths, Pensions, Bookmakers and more  – News From 100 Years Ago Today.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 November 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: GLORIA LIGHT – Our R. C. friends have installed that beautiful illuminant, the “Gloria Light” in the Presbytery. CHEESE MAKING – Mr. Sylvester Perry, the capable Kiora cheesemaker, is the successful tenderer for the position of […]

  • 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. […]