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  • News from 100 years ago – 5 November 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 5 November 1921

    Featured Image: Illustration from The Young Fur Traders 1949. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  5 November 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society EMASCULATION. – Owing to unforeseen circumstances Mr. M. E. Ryan was unable to operate in Moruya yesterday but expects to do so on Monday Next. LAUNCHING OF BOAT. […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 1 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 1 October 1921

    Featured Image: The new school in Bodalla that is referred to in this issue replaced this schoolhouse and residence. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  1 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society OPENING OF THE NEW BODALLA SCHOOL. – … took place under happy auspices on Saturday last, 24th einst. It has for […]

  • Who was the best looking man in the district – Clarrie or Clive?

    Who was the best looking man in the district – Clarrie or Clive?

    Featured image: Vulcan Street Moruya looking south, c.1920 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 25 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society BEST-LOOKING MAN.– The committee in charge of the best-looking man competition in connection with the approaching C.E. Bazaar, announce that the seven leading names are:- Geo. Brown, Clive Burke, J.R. […]

  • Moruya wins at cricket- thanks to the bowling of B. Coppin

    Moruya wins at cricket- thanks to the bowling of B. Coppin

    Featured image : Cricketers from Moruya c.1910. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ANNUAL SHOW. Now that the annual racing three day’s Carnival, which precedes the show, is over, it is the duty of every resident of the Eurobodalla Shire to bestir him […]

  • 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. […]