Tag: Methodist Church

  • 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 – 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, […]

  • Rev. Hyde preaches against ‘the spiritual shallowness of the age’ and other news from 16 October 1920

    Rev. Hyde preaches against ‘the spiritual shallowness of the age’ and other news from 16 October 1920

    Featured image: Bullock team in Vulcan Street Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 16 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society COUNCIL NOTICE.– The Eurobodalla Shire Council notified in our business columns that teamsters and others must refrain from drawing excessive loads upon any roads within the Shire area or driving […]

  • A letter to the Editor from ‘Enthusiast’ and other news from 100 years ago

    A letter to the Editor from ‘Enthusiast’ and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: An advertisement from the Moruya Examiner 24 April 1920. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 April 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society OPEN COLUMN. It must be distinctly understood that we are not responsible for the opinions expressed by our Correspondents. To the Editor, “Moruya Examiner.” Sir. – […]

  • ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    ‘Pommies’, dairy cows and other news from 100 years ago – 21.02.1920

    Featured image – Methodist Church, Page Street, Moruya ( now the Uniting Church) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 21 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “POMMIES.”- A recent visitor from Sydney remarks on the preponderance of the English accent to be heard on the trams, beaches etc.  The Australian, […]

  • The Saucy Kate Jazz Rag Hits Moruya – News from 100 years ago

    The Saucy Kate Jazz Rag Hits Moruya – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: THE JAZZ CRAZE. – We are in receipt from the publishers, Chapmans, Sydney, a copy of the new Saucy Kate Jazz Rag, the most popular society hit of the season. XMAS FAIR. – Our readers are […]

  • Moruya was blessed with over 5 inches of rain in one week!

    Moruya was blessed with over 5 inches of rain in one week!

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TERRIBLE AFFLICTION. – A shocking tragedy occurred at Kyogle on Sunday morning, when three children – Bertha Amy Arnett (16), Eva Maude Arnett (13) and Francis Ernest Arnett (11) – were drowned in the Richmond River. […]

  • The Ultimate Sacrifice – News from 100 years ago, 27.04.1919

    The Ultimate Sacrifice – News from 100 years ago, 27.04.1919

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE – – News was received on Thursday that Private Charles Morris, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Morris, of Narooma, had paid the supreme sacrifice. – Private W. J. Robinson, of Bergalia, is […]

  • A liberal minded cleric leaves and the Post Office is renovated – news from 100 years ago

    A liberal minded cleric leaves and the Post Office is renovated – news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RENOVATION – The Post Office, which is being thoroughly renovated inside and out, now presents a decidedly attractive appearance under its artistically coloured garb. The work has been carried out by a city firm assisted by […]

  • The Great War begins to affect more local families -News from 100 years ago

    The Great War begins to affect more local families  -News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of Date 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TIMBER RIGHT – The Bodalla Estate Manager, Mr. Hutchison, advertises in this issue the right to cut timber on the Estate, tenders closing on 15th September. HONOR ROLL – Narooma is having a handsome Roll of Honor […]