Tag: Dr Quilter

  • News from 100 years ago – 2 October 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 2 October 1920

    Featured image: Sacred Heart Convent, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NEWS SUMMARY – Six more oyster leases applied for. – Grand Masonic Ball on 22nd inst. – Bateman’s Bay Band Concert and Ball on 15th inst. – Bodalla Cricket Club Ball on […]

  • Anyone for tennis? News from 100 years ago

    Anyone for tennis? News from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Early tennis players, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 1 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RETURN THANKS.- We desire to return our very sincere thanks to all those who so kindly assisted in the publication of the “Examiner” during the family’s absence at the bedside […]

  • Eva Mylott, the Queen of Song dies in New York and other news of 100 years ago

    Eva Mylott, the Queen of Song dies in New York and other news of 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 March 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Mrs. HUTTON GIBSON (Miss Eva Mylott).  Intense grief prevailed when the news came through that Mrs Hutton Gibson (Miss Eva Mylott) had died on the previous Saturday at her home in N.Y., America, aged 40 years.  […]

  • Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Featured Image: The facade of the Narooma Kinema, housed in the historic Soldiers Memorial School of Arts Hall. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: KIND FRIENDS – We have to acknowledge with sincere thanks some beautiful samples of his choice apples from […]

  • 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 […]

  • News from a century ago…..

    News from a century ago…..

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of Date 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MEDICAL – Dr. Quilter, who is absent on holidays, has arranged with Dr. Hatherell to take over his practice for a fortnight. CHASING MUSHROOMS – Immediately after the Moruya Hurdle Race had been run on Tuesday last […]

  • The 1916 Conscription Referendum is looming – 100 years ago

    The 1916 Conscription Referendum is looming – 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 30 September 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: CORPORAL L. W. Walker, Machine Gun Section, son of Mrs. J. H. Walker, of Queanbeyan, and brother of Mr. Leo Walker of this town, has been reported killed in action in France. Before enlisting he was […]

  • Preparations for the 1916 Conscription Referendum and other news from 100 years ago

    Preparations for the 1916 Conscription Referendum and other news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 29 April 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: BLOOD POISONING – Mr. C. Stewart who has just completed a pretty stone and brick cottage in Fitroy St. for himself, is now suffering from a poisoned finger, and the Doctor has ordered him to rest […]

  • The Moruya Examiner – The Facebook of 100 years ago

    The Moruya Examiner – The Facebook of 100 years ago

    Featured image: “The Sirdar’ Lever Watch from the MDHS collection. Watches were a common gift given to men going away to war. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 8 January 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEATH – Mr. Ryan of the Queanbeyan district, and father of Mrs. “Chris” Lynch […]

  • Carols, Holidays, Rain and War News – all from 100 years ago.

    Carols, Holidays, Rain and War News – all from 100 years ago.

    Featured Image: Opening of the old Moruya Cheese Factory at Kiora (MDHS Collection) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 18 December 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: CAROL SINGING – We hear that the Methodist Church choir intends singing carols on Xmas Eve. FACTORY RETURNS – Kiora Factory returns for […]