Tag: Literary and Debating Society

  • No Foxtrots For Moruya – News from 10 years ago.

    No Foxtrots For Moruya – News from 10 years ago.

    Featured image: Opening of the Masonic Hall, Page Stret Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 5 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEBATING SOCIETY.– Not many members appeared on Tuesday night to hear the mock trial in connection with the Debating Society. The next meeting was arranged for the 16th […]

  • 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 […]

  • Is the mental capacity of women equal to that of men? A debate in the news 100 years ago

    Is the mental capacity of women equal to that of men? A debate in the news 100 years ago

    Featured image: The girls at Moruya Public School at this time. They were presumably impressed by Rev. Fulton’s lecture – see the last article.. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 4 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEBATE.– A better attendance favored the newly formed Debating Society on Tuesday […]

  • A Ford Service Station established at Narooma – and other news from 100 years ago

    A Ford Service Station established at Narooma – and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Bank of NSW, Vulcan St, Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society R.S.S.I.L.A.:- Mr. S. Fitzpatrick advertises in our business column that a meeting will take place this afternoon for the purpose of forming a Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial […]

  • ‘Sweet Nerrigundah’ and other news from 100 years ago

    ‘Sweet Nerrigundah’ and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Presbyterian Church, Evans Street Moruya, 2016. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Hospital Ball 25th August. Horse sale 4th Sept. Red Cross Meeting on Tuesday next. Meeting to form debating society on 11th inst. Narooma R.C. Ball Friday next, 13th […]