Tag: Kiora

  • A Snowball Tea and disgusting habits – part of the news from 100 years ago

    A Snowball Tea and disgusting habits – part of the news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Kiora Bridge, 2015. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 18 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society PICNIC.– Wednesday, 29th inst., has been set apart for the holding of a picnic in aid of the C.E. Snowball Bazaar. The rendezvous will be under the oaks near the Kiora bridge, the […]

  • A glorious country? A debatable article and other news from 100 years ago

    A glorious country? A debatable article and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Kiora Public School’s class of 1922 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society A GLORIOUS COUNTRY. Thus an exchange: “New South Wales is a glorious country, bounded on the north by taxes, on the south by strikes, on the east by […]

  • 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 […]

  • Eva Mylott, the Queen of Song dies in New York and other news of 100 years ago

    Eva Mylott, the Queen of Song dies in New York and other news of 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 March 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Mrs. HUTTON GIBSON (Miss Eva Mylott).  Intense grief prevailed when the news came through that Mrs Hutton Gibson (Miss Eva Mylott) had died on the previous Saturday at her home in N.Y., America, aged 40 years.  […]

  • Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Featured Image: The facade of the Narooma Kinema, housed in the historic Soldiers Memorial School of Arts Hall. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: KIND FRIENDS – We have to acknowledge with sincere thanks some beautiful samples of his choice apples from […]

  • News from the Moruya Examiner of 20 October 1917

    News from the Moruya Examiner of 20 October 1917

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MADAME PETROVA in her latest and greatest success The Waiting Soul, Star Theatre tonight. INCOME TAX – Several city people have been fined £50 for not sending in Income Tax returns. SCARCITY OF NEWSPAPER – “Everything […]

  • Moruya’s Got Talent: Posey, Maud, Eva and Molly

    Moruya’s Got Talent: Posey, Maud, Eva and Molly

    Before the invention of the gramophone and radio at the turn of the twentieth century, music was a do-it-yourself affair and a very popular form of social entertainment. Everyone was expected to be able to join in – either on an instrument or singing. Yet there was high demand for those who were genuinely musically […]

  • Flooding, an Amusement Tax and the Conscription Referendum draws nearer

    Flooding, an Amusement Tax and the Conscription Referendum draws nearer

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 October 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: THE WEATHER – The rains which began falling last week have continued incessantly since last Thursday week with the result that no less than 18 inches have fallen. As a consequence of this phenomenal downpour the […]

  • A Cinderella Dance, Deaths, Racing and Millinery – news from 100 years ago

    A Cinderella Dance, Deaths, Racing and Millinery – news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 22 January 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: DENTIST W. J. S. Perdrian will be at his surgery, next door to Weatherby’s Pharmacy, all next week. FURNITURE SALE – Special attention is invited to the sale of Mr. H. White’s household furniture and effects […]

  • 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 […]