Tag: Empire Day

  • News from 100 years ago – 28 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 28 May 1921

    Featured image: Empire Day at Bergalia PS, 1914. MDHS Collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 May 1921, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society EMPIRE DAY. – Empire Day was celebrated with demonstrations of loyalty in the various Public Schools of the district. A large picnic gathering was noticed near the Bergalia […]

  • Death, destruction and silver mining – some of the news from 100 years ago

    Death, destruction and silver mining – some of the news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Moruya Post Office, cnr Campbell and Page Street. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 5 June 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society PRESENTATION.—At the service in the Kiora Church on Thursday even-last an interesting little ceremony was witnessed when Miss Nella Parbery was made the recipient of a […]

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Charlie Chaplin and In the Grip of Alcohol come to Moruya

    Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Charlie Chaplin and In the Grip of Alcohol come to Moruya

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 May 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WANTED – An Agent or Caretaker for the Buckley’s Family Cottage and Shop in Campbell Street, Moruya. INSURANCE: The Buckenbowra Wattle Bark Company’s Mill which was recently destroyed by fire, was valued at £5000, and was […]