Tag: Moruya Cottage Hospital

  • News from 100 years ago – 7 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 7 May 1921

    Featured Image: The Manse, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 May 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society “The Man From Snowy River,” Wednesday next, May 11th.  The best Australian production to date. SILICA MINING. – Messrs. J. McKeon and Foreman Bros. have another parcel of silica from their mine near Potato […]

  • The “salubrious little seaside resort” of Batemans Bay was in the news 100 hears ago.

    The “salubrious little seaside resort” of Batemans Bay was in the news 100 hears ago.

    Featured image: Former Catholic Church, Nelligen c. 2013 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 30 October 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Don’t forget the Oddfelows’ Ball on 12th Nov. the social gathering of the year. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT.– That live Secretary, Mr. C. Carter, has extended to us the usual Press Courtesy for […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 11 September 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 11 September 1920

    Featured image: Moruya River Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 11 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society CLOSURE OF RIVER.– It will be remembered that about 12 months ago through a petition signed by the leading anglers and others, the Moruya River above the bridge was closed against net fishing.  A few […]

  • Shire-wide news from 100 years ago – 9 May 1920.

    Shire-wide news from 100 years ago – 9 May 1920.

    Featured image: A pipe from our collection – currently in the parlour of the museum. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 29 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society THE ANTI TOBACCO CAMPAIGN. A TIMELY WARNING. Prohibitionists often deny that there is any intention of teetotal extremists to attack the […]

  • 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 […]