Tag: Moruya Hospital

  • News from 100 years ago – 26 November 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 26 November 1921

    Featured Image: Sharks caught near Moruya in 1902 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  26 November 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SURFERS, BEWARE! – A number of our exchanges report that sharks are numerous along our coast at present. Several 14-feet specimens have lately been observed patrolling the surf further south. […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 10 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 10 September 1921

    Featured Image: Congo 2021. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 10 September 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society HAM WANTED. – The committee require a ham for the Hospital Ball supper. Now who will be the generous contributor? PRACTICAL SYMPATHY. – Our Progressive member, Lieut-Col. Rutledge, has generously sent along a cheque for £1 […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 20 August 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 20 August 1921

    Featured Image: The Royal Hotel Moruya – also known as Carden’s.Hotel. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  20 August 1921provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SUCCESSFUL PASS. – Congratulations to Master Fred Walsh, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Walsh, Turlinjah, who has received notification of having passes […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 6 August 1919

    News from 100 years ago – 6 August 1919

    Featured Image: The former Eurobodalla Shire Chambers, Campbell St Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 August 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NINE consecutive days of cold bleak winds. SNOW visible on western hills on Wednesday. LEAVE OF ABSENCE. –  Matron Constable, who has been granted two months’ leave […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 28 May 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 28 May 1921

    Featured image: Empire Day at Bergalia PS, 1914. MDHS Collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 May 1921, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society EMPIRE DAY. – Empire Day was celebrated with demonstrations of loyalty in the various Public Schools of the district. A large picnic gathering was noticed near the Bergalia […]

  • Should bachelors be taxed? This debate featured in the news 100 years ago

    Should bachelors be taxed? This debate featured in the news 100 years ago

    Featured image: Former Eurobodalla Shire Chambers, Campbell Street Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEBATE.-What proved to be a successful debate took place in the Shire Hall on Tuesday night, the subject being the taxation of bachelors. Mr. Dawson occupied the […]

  • ‘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 […]

  • Ball season in a busy town – news from 100 years ago

    Ball season in a busy town – news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Residence of the original Bodalla Public school Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 17 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SUMMARY Hospital Ball 25th August. FROSTY mornings. SUNSHINY days. SNOWBALL teas. OYSTER lease application. MOGO Catholic Ball 6th August. HOSPITAL BALL 25th August. CONVENT BALL 17th September. […]

  • Sugar shortages, low rascals, a shamrock and other news from 100 years ago.

    Sugar shortages, low rascals, a shamrock and other news from 100 years ago.

    Featured image:  Wallace St., Braidwood April 2013. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 3 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS.– The Braidwood Municipal Council has adopted a small lighting scheme for the town. Our Shire Council evidently does not believe in “Letting their light so shine […]

  • ‘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, […]