Tag: sport

  • News from 100 years ago – 1 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 1 October 1921

    Featured Image: The new school in Bodalla that is referred to in this issue replaced this schoolhouse and residence. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  1 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society OPENING OF THE NEW BODALLA SCHOOL. – … took place under happy auspices on Saturday last, 24th einst. It has for […]

  • 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 – 23 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 23 April 1921

    Featured Image: A good sulky load Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society AN enjoyable Cinderella was held on Saturday night under the management of Moruya Race Club. ANZAC MEMORIAL. – An Anzac Memorial Service will be held in the Church of England on […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 2 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 2 April 1921

    Featured Image: Illustration from ‘The Young Fur Traders’, 1949. Illustrated by Ian Cole Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 2 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society WEDDING. – on the 24th ult., at St. John’s Church, the Rev. G. A. Sanders celebrated the marriage of Miss Elsie Agnes, younger daughter of […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 26 March 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 26 March 1921

    Featured Image: Moruya Museum, 1970s. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 26 March 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MEDICAL. – Mr. P. J. Stormon, son of Mr. M. Stormon, jnr., of Eurobodalla, has been successful at the Sydney University in passing the third degree examination in faculty of medicine. OUR BRIDGE. – […]

  • ‘The Sport Of Kings’ and other news from 100 years ago – 27 November 1920

    ‘The Sport Of Kings’ and other news from 100 years ago – 27 November 1920

    Featured image: Racing at Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 27 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MORUYA SPRING RACES. Our pretty little racecourse on Wednesday was the scene of the first Spring Meeting for years under the auspices of the Moruya Race Club. The day was beautifully fine, and although […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 13 November 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 13 November 1920

    Featured image: Mr Henry Harvison with daughters Olive (r) and Pearl (l) Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 13 November 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society ARMISTICE COMMEMORATION.– In response to the Premier’s appeal to the Churches, the service in St. John’s Church on Sunday night will be specially applied to the […]

  • Who was the best looking man in the district – Clarrie or Clive?

    Who was the best looking man in the district – Clarrie or Clive?

    Featured image: Vulcan Street Moruya looking south, c.1920 Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 25 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society BEST-LOOKING MAN.– The committee in charge of the best-looking man competition in connection with the approaching C.E. Bazaar, announce that the seven leading names are:- Geo. Brown, Clive Burke, J.R. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Anyone for tennis? News from 100 years ago

    Anyone for tennis? News from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Early tennis players, Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 1 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RETURN THANKS.- We desire to return our very sincere thanks to all those who so kindly assisted in the publication of the “Examiner” during the family’s absence at the bedside […]