Tag: Nelligen

  • News from 100 years ago – 10 December 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 10 December 1921

    PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. – General Business… It was decided to ask the Park Trustees to have a gate erected in the Mantle Hill side of Park for the convenience of the public; also decided that the Shire Council be asked to place danger signals along the roads of the Eurobodalla Shire. It was thought perhaps the […]

  • No Foxtrots For Moruya – News from 10 years ago.

    No Foxtrots For Moruya – News from 10 years ago.

    Featured image: Opening of the Masonic Hall, Page Stret Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 5 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEBATING SOCIETY.– Not many members appeared on Tuesday night to hear the mock trial in connection with the Debating Society. The next meeting was arranged for the 16th […]

  • 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 […]

  • Is the mental capacity of women equal to that of men? A debate in the news 100 years ago

    Is the mental capacity of women equal to that of men? A debate in the news 100 years ago

    Featured image: The girls at Moruya Public School at this time. They were presumably impressed by Rev. Fulton’s lecture – see the last article.. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 4 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society DEBATE.– A better attendance favored the newly formed Debating Society on Tuesday […]

  • WANTED – A GOOD GIRL AND OTHER NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    WANTED – A GOOD GIRL AND OTHER NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    Featured image:  Rectory, Bodalla. 2016. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 31 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society FISH GOING TO WASTE.– Mr. H. Whitehead, who has just returned to Sydney from a trip for fish along the South Coast, states that at Narooma he saw a wonderful exhibition of […]

  • 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 […]

  • Riotous behaviour in Church Street – News from 100 years ago.

    Riotous behaviour in Church Street – News from 100 years ago.

    Featured image: The Club House Hotel, Queen Street Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 December 1919, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: Advertisers and Correspondents please note that there will be no issue of the “Examiner” next week. TOURISTS say that Narooma to Moruya is the greenest spot on […]

  • News from 100 years ago

    News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 December 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ROLL OF HONOUR – On Tuesday last Mr Joe Grumley, who had just returned to Moruya after seeing his second son, T. J. Grumley, sail for the front on Saturday, received a cable containing the bad news […]

  • ‘The Man From Merricumbene’ and Conscriptionitis – News from 14.10.1916

    ‘The Man From Merricumbene’ and Conscriptionitis  – News from 14.10.1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 October 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: REFERENDUM VOTE – During the remaining portion of this month up to the 28th, the date on which the Referendum vote will be taken, the whole of the Commonwealth will be canvassed by the best speakers […]

  • An Earthquake Shakes Moruya Up – News from 23.09. 1916

    An Earthquake Shakes Moruya Up – News from 23.09. 1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 September 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RECOVERING – Latest reports from the local hospital state that the young D. Sebbens, who was taken to that institution in a serious condition on Tuesday last, suffering from an inward strain, is recovering. “Denny” will […]