Tag: Health

  • News from 100 years ago – 17 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 17 September 1921

    Featured Image: Sacred Heart Convent, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  17 September 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society THE FLU. – From reports that reach us it is evident that that unwelcome visitor “the ‘flu” is travelling up the coast. The best advice we know is, that as soon as […]

  • DIARY OF A PANDEMIC – The Spanish Flu in Moruya

    DIARY OF A PANDEMIC –  The Spanish Flu in Moruya

    Featured image: Face masks as both function and fashion are part of pandemic responses 100 years apart. The current coronavirus or COVID-!9 pandemic, with its accompanying social isolation, shortages and fear. isn’t the first pandemic to confront  Australia’s health systems.  The ‘Spanish flu’ pandemic of 1919 emerged at the end of the First World War, […]

  • The Conscription Referendum Heats Up and a Report About Pte Raymond Charles Bishop at Fromelle

    The Conscription Referendum Heats Up and a Report About Pte Raymond Charles Bishop at Fromelle

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 October 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: REFERENDUM VOTING – Persons voting at the Referendum on the 28th for or against Conscription, are advised to read the Commonwealth Electoral Registrars’ advertisement on our inside sheet setting forth the various polling places throughout the […]

  • An Earthquake Shakes Moruya Up – News from 23.09. 1916

    An Earthquake Shakes Moruya Up – News from 23.09. 1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 September 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RECOVERING – Latest reports from the local hospital state that the young D. Sebbens, who was taken to that institution in a serious condition on Tuesday last, suffering from an inward strain, is recovering. “Denny” will […]

  • Public Baths, Pensions, Bookmakers and more – News From 100 Years Ago Today.

    Public Baths, Pensions, Bookmakers and more  – News From 100 Years Ago Today.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 November 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: GLORIA LIGHT – Our R. C. friends have installed that beautiful illuminant, the “Gloria Light” in the Presbytery. CHEESE MAKING – Mr. Sylvester Perry, the capable Kiora cheesemaker, is the successful tenderer for the position of […]

  • Lovers of the Terpsichorean art and more – in the news 100 years ago today.

    Lovers of the Terpsichorean art  and more – in the news 100 years ago today.

    Featured Image: Early Mogo ( MDHS Photographic Collection) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ILLNESS We regret to hear that Mr John Underhill, A. R. Club’s popular secretary is still very ill in St. Vincent’s Hospital.       14/8/1915 DEATH – Mrs T. […]

  • Mountain Identities, Plague and Concerts – from 25 July, 1914

    Mountain Identities, Plague and Concerts – from 25 July, 1914

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: JOHN RILEY, an old mountain identity, said to be the original of Patterson’s “The Man from Snowy River,” died on the way from Groggen on Wednesday night (says Friday’s Melbourne “Argus”). He was carried on […]

  • “The Superfluous Woman” and more – from the Moruya Examiner 18 July, 1914

    “The Superfluous Woman” and more – from the Moruya Examiner 18 July, 1914

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: SNOW visible on the mountains from here on Wednesday.   18/7/1914 “THE SUPERFLUOUS WOMAN.” – It looks as if, in the craze for educating teachers, typists and Government clerks, whilst we want mothers, wives and cooks […]