Tag: Moruya River

  • 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 […]

  • King’s weather for the Moruya Annual Races – News from 100 years ago

    King’s weather for the Moruya Annual Races – News from 100 years ago

    Featured image:  The dredge Antleon at Quarry Wharf – see letter below. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 7 February 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: LETTER  Parliament House December 29 1919 To: C. Carter Esq Hon. Sec. Progress Ass. Moruya. Dear Friend, – I enclose copy of letter sent […]

  • Examiner Editor Against Conscription – News from 100 years ago

    Examiner Editor Against Conscription – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 December 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: CONSCRIPTION REFERENDUM – On Thursday next the people of the Commonwealth are asked to record their votes for or against Conscription for over-seas as propounded by Mr. Hughes, Prime Minister. Everyone who has been given the […]

  • Bad Language, Habitual Drunkenness and Christian Solidarity – News from 100 years ago

    Bad Language, Habitual Drunkenness and Christian Solidarity – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “Manny” Harrison of Candelo is once more leaving the district, having been sentenced to six months imprisonment in Long Bay for being a habitual drunkard. This is sound procedure. “CHRISTIAN SOLIDARITY” – At the Anglican Synod, […]

  • The Adelaide Hotel, racing in Moruya, a wedding in Bodalla and news from Nerrigundah

    The Adelaide Hotel, racing in Moruya, a wedding in Bodalla and news from Nerrigundah

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 January 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HOTEL CHANGES HANDS – At the Moruya Court on Tuesday the license of the Adelaide Hotel was transferred from Ada Pollock to “Tom” Mallet of the Hotel Carlton, Sydney. H. J. THOMSON will offer three milking cows […]

  • A Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas

    A Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas

    The following is based on a story which appeared in an article called “Moruya – Past and Present”. It was expressly written for the “Moruya Examiner” by “Walrab”. “Walrab (Barlow backwards) was Reginald Heber Barlow, local teacher, surveyor, architect and contributor of newspaper articles. This article was originally published 26th January 1888 and reprinted in […]