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Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WOUNDED – Mr. M. Keating received word last week that his youngest son, Private Jack Keating, had been wounded in the hand and now in Beaufort Hospital England. PROMOTION – We are pleased to report that Pte. Harry Duncan of Eurobodalla, (who sailed just a year ago to take his place in the… Read More

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 22 April, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: £10 REWARD – A reward of £10 will be given to any person who will supply information that will lead to the CONVICTION of the contemptible cur who threw a poisoned bait over the fence at the Sergeant’s quarters on the night of the 16th instant, which resulted in the death of my dog.  MARY… Read More

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: DAIRY HERD – Mr Thompson will sell to-day, on the premises, Kiora, on account of Mr. E. Collett, 20 head of cows and heifers in good condition; also a 3-year-old colt by Carlisle. Sale at 3.30p.m. – 4 September 1914 RAFFLES – the boot tidy raffled by Mrs. T. Flood for the… Read More

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 attention was drawn by us to the reprehensive practice of some of our citizens in depositing their… Read More

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ILLAWARRA COMPANY – The Illawarra and South Coast S.N. Company has declared a dividend at the rate of 7 ½ per cent. A meeting of the shareholders was held this week at the Company’s offices, Day Street, Darling Harbor, when it was reported that a good season had been experienced in the… Read More