Tag: Harkus

  • 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 […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 13 November 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 13 November 1920

    Featured image: Mr Henry Harvison with daughters Olive (r) and Pearl (l) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society ARMISTICE COMMEMORATION.– In response to the Premier’s appeal to the Churches, the service in St. John’s Church on Sunday night will be specially applied to the […]

  • 1918 winds down in the Moruya Examiner

    1918 winds down in the Moruya Examiner

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 December 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NAROOMA SPORTS – A Soldier’s Memorial, to be erected in the local School of Arts, is the laudable object the patriotic residents of Narooma have in view by holding the day’s Sports on New Year’s Day, […]

  • 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 […]