Tag: Timber

  • 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 […]

  • A Ford Service Station established at Narooma – and other news from 100 years ago

    A Ford Service Station established at Narooma – and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Bank of NSW, Vulcan St, Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 14 August 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society R.S.S.I.L.A.:- Mr. S. Fitzpatrick advertises in our business column that a meeting will take place this afternoon for the purpose of forming a Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial […]

  • One hundred years ago a bridesmaid wore ‘a confection of champagne crepe de chine… with a smart black hat’.

    One hundred years ago a bridesmaid wore ‘a confection of champagne crepe de chine… with a smart black hat’.

    Featured image: Ryan’s Club House Hotel, Queen St, Moruya c.1920s. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 22 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RYAN—SKEHAN At the Sacred Heart Church, Moruya, on Wednesday, the wedding of Mr. Harold Albert Ryan, late 5th Light Horse Regiment, youngest son of Mr. George […]

  • 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 […]

  • Returned Heroes, Death and Tennis – News from 100 years ago.

    Returned Heroes, Death and Tennis – News from 100 years ago.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of the week ending Friday 3 November 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: FIRE – Early on Sunday morning the Flat Rock Sawmill near Brooman owned by Mr. Allen, was totally destroyed by fire. The plant was insured. ILLNESS – We are sorry to report […]

  • The Great War begins to affect more local families -News from 100 years ago

    The Great War begins to affect more local families  -News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of Date 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TIMBER RIGHT – The Bodalla Estate Manager, Mr. Hutchison, advertises in this issue the right to cut timber on the Estate, tenders closing on 15th September. HONOR ROLL – Narooma is having a handsome Roll of Honor […]

  • A message in a bottle and news from the front – some of the news from 100 years ago

    A message in a bottle and news from the front – some of the news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 June 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: RIFLEMEN are reminded that the annual general meeting of the Moruya Rifle Club takes place in the Shire Hall on June 29. FOR LEASE – Mr Harrison has for lease the spacious and comfortable residence, situated […]

  • A war time solution to bad behaviour and distinguished guests to ‘the Bay’

    A war time solution to bad behaviour and distinguished guests to ‘the Bay’

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1915, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: THE BAD AT THE FRONT – Something is said about the weeding-out of “undesirables” – drunks and gamblers, and soldiers who howl at night, and fellows who haunt the back streets of Cairo during the […]

  • One hundred years ago today – May 16

    One hundred years ago today – May 16

      Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1914, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MINING – From the annual report of the Mines Department, just to hand, we take the following records of district mining results for 1913: Cobargo, 4ozs alluvial and 2ozs quartz, value £24; number of […]