Tag: Narooma New South Wales

Concerns that the Germans are winning the war and other events from 100 years ago today

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: THE WAR – Latest wires from the front are not very reassuring, and the horrible prospect of the Germans finally winning the… Read More

“What About Moruya’s Recruitment March?” – News from 100 years ago

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 October 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RECRUITING MARCH – The Gilgandra recruiting march is progressing so satisfactorily that many distant towns throughout the State are making a movement in… Read More

Lovers of the Terpsichorean art and more – in the news 100 years ago today.

Featured Image: Early Mogo ( MDHS Photographic Collection) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ILLNESS We regret to hear that Mr John Underhill, A. R. Club’s popular secretary… Read More

Broulee, Woodchops, Patriotic Sports and Stock Sales – one hundred years ago.

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WOODCHOP – Axemen are reminded that nominations for Mr. P. Bill’s Boxing Day £10 woodchop close on Monday next, 21st inst. 19/12/1914… Read More

Labor scrutineers, steamships and football – 27 June, 1914

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NEW STEAMER – The s.s. “Bodalla,” which is being built for the Illawarra and South Coast S.N. Co., Ltd., by Messrs. Morrison… Read More

One hundred years ago – 2 May, 1914

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NAROOMA PUNT – A Narooma resident writes to say that owing to the punt rope breaking all traffic was suspended last week,… Read More

One hundred years ago – 24 January

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: WARNING. – Mr. Irwin, news agent of this town, as well as this paper, has received small books containing nine tickets purporting… Read More

One hundred years ago – 20 December, 1913

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ROYAL HOTEL – Mr.  R.N. Carden’s large Royal Hotel, which stands on the corner of Queen and Page Streets, has been renovated… Read More

One hundred years ago – 13 December, 1913

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NAROOMA SPORTS – There is no doubt the residents of the picturesque village by the sea (Narooma), are a highly commendable body… Read More

One hundred years ago – 6 December, 1913

Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: HAT TRICK – Young Bert Coppin, son of Mr. J. Coppin, jnr., took three wickets for three successive balls for Moruya against… Read More