Tag: Jeffery

  • News from 100 years ago – 24 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 24 September 1921

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  24 September 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RUNAWAY. – Some excitement was cause on Tuesday afternoon through a young draught horse attached to a milk van, bolting. While the driver, Mr. W. J. Jeffery, was in the Commercial Bank, the horse pulled away from the […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 16 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 16 April 1921

    Featured Image: Monarch Hotel Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 16 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MOTOR CAR PIONEER. – We notice that Mr. G. Harrison has put another eight-cylinder Cadillac on the Moruya run in charge of his old driver, Mr. Les Ree, who has always won public […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 2 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 2 April 1921

    Featured Image: Illustration from ‘The Young Fur Traders’, 1949. Illustrated by Ian Cole Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society WEDDING. – on the 24th ult., at St. John’s Church, the Rev. G. A. Sanders celebrated the marriage of Miss Elsie Agnes, younger daughter of […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    News from 100 years ago – 25 December 1920.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 25 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society XMAS TREE.– The Xmas Tree Fair held under the auspices of the Methodist Church on Saturday and Monday nights was a complete success. A very large cherry tree laden with everything to delight the hearts of the juveniles, […]

  • One Hundred Years Ago Moruya Voted NO To Conscription

    One Hundred Years Ago Moruya Voted NO To Conscription

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 4 November 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society. THE REFERENDUM – The voting on compulsory service overseas was carried out in Moruya in a quiet and orderly manner on Saturday last. MORUYA SUBDIVISION Yes ………………………………………………………………………        184 No ……………………………………………………………………….         583 BATEMAN’S BAY SUBDIVISION Yes […]

  • ‘The Man From Merricumbene’ and Conscriptionitis – News from 14.10.1916

    ‘The Man From Merricumbene’ and Conscriptionitis  – News from 14.10.1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 October 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: REFERENDUM VOTE – During the remaining portion of this month up to the 28th, the date on which the Referendum vote will be taken, the whole of the Commonwealth will be canvassed by the best speakers […]