Tag: Red Cross

  • News from 100 years ago – 18 December 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 18 December 1920

    Featured image: Gibson House and Emmott House (Moruya Museum) during Luminous, 17 December 2020 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 18 December 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society Doug aboard a broncho dashes up to a crowd of cow punchers and yells, “Come on quick, follow me—we’re going to fight!” Douglas Fairbanks in […]

  • The demolition of an old landmark and other news from 100 years ago

    The demolition of an old landmark and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: The Moruya Court House, Vulcan St, Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society COURT HOUSE FENCE.- Mr. Brogan received a telegram from contractor Veitch, who is at present in Sydney, stating that he had interviewed the Works Dept. and they […]

  • Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Narooma In Festal Array – News from 100 years ago.

    Featured Image: The facade of the Narooma Kinema, housed in the historic Soldiers Memorial School of Arts Hall. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 April 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: KIND FRIENDS – We have to acknowledge with sincere thanks some beautiful samples of his choice apples from […]

  • 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 […]

  • Frank Comments About King George V As Written By a Digger From Narooma

    Frank Comments About King George V As Written By a Digger From Narooma

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 18 November 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: OUR BOYS – The following is a letter received by Mrs. Jas. O’Connor, of the 7th Field Artillery Brigade. – Lark Hill Salisbury Plains Sept. 27th 1916 Mum Dearest, – Like so many of my letters […]

  • War News from Leopold de Saxe – in the Moruya Examiner 100 years ago

    War News from Leopold de Saxe – in the Moruya Examiner 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ILLAWARRA COMPANY – The Illawarra and South Coast S.N. Company has declared a dividend at the rate of 7 ½ per cent. A meeting of the shareholders was held this week at the Company’s offices, […]