Tag: Criterion Hotel

  • News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 25 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society XMAS TREE.– The Xmas Tree Fair held under the auspices of the Methodist Church on Saturday and Monday nights was a complete success. A very large cherry tree laden with everything to delight the hearts of the juveniles, […]

  • Riotous behaviour in Church Street – News from 100 years ago.

    Riotous behaviour in Church Street – News from 100 years ago.

    Featured image: The Club House Hotel, Queen Street Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: Advertisers and Correspondents please note that there will be no issue of the “Examiner” next week. TOURISTS say that Narooma to Moruya is the greenest spot on […]

  • Moruya Votes For 6pm Closing – news from 17 june, 1916

    Moruya Votes For 6pm Closing – news from 17 june, 1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 17 June 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WHARF ROAD – We are pleased to hear that those of our Shire Councillors, interviewed on the subject, are quite in accord with the views expressed by us in a recent issue favouring the formation of […]

  • Little Interest In an Anzac Memorial for Moruya in 1916

    Little Interest In an Anzac Memorial for Moruya in 1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 April 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ANZAC DAY – The public meeting called by circular, issued under the hand of the Shire President for Wednesday night last to arrange the best means of commemorating Anzac Day, which falls on Tuesday, the 25th […]

  • Pretty Churches, A Returned Hero and Council Updates – News From 100 Years Ago

    Pretty Churches, A Returned Hero and Council Updates – News From 100 Years Ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 November 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FAREWELL – A pleasant afternoon was spent at their pretty Coila Church on Friday last, when a representative number of our Presbyterian friends from different parts of the parish met together to say farewell to the […]

  • Quick action by the shire councillors; updates from the front and more – news from 100 years ago

    Quick action by the shire councillors; updates from the front and more – news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: An early view of the Adelaide Hotel, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: BEAUTIFYING – The Shire Councillors are to be commended for the efforts they are putting forth to beautify the banks of our river. Immediately their […]

  • News from the Front, Ploughing Matches and Death Notices – News from 100 years ago today

    News from the Front, Ploughing Matches and Death Notices – News from 100 years ago today

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FROM THE FRONT – On Saturday evening Mr C. De Saxe received word that his son, Private Leo De Saxe, was ill and had disembarked at Malta. On Wednesday Mr. W. J. Lynch of Narooma, […]