Tag: Weatherby

  • News from 100 years ago – 8 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 8 October 1921

    Featured Image: The Royal Hotel Moruya stood on the corner of Page and Queen Streets. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  8 October 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society OBITUARY. – ….we have to report the untimely death of Mr. R. N. Carden, licensee of the Royal Hotel, at the comparatively early age […]

  • Ball season in a busy town – news from 100 years ago

    Ball season in a busy town – news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Residence of the original Bodalla Public school Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 17 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SUMMARY Hospital Ball 25th August. FROSTY mornings. SUNSHINY days. SNOWBALL teas. OYSTER lease application. MOGO Catholic Ball 6th August. HOSPITAL BALL 25th August. CONVENT BALL 17th September. […]

  • Boats, dredges and punts as well as other news from 100 years ago

    Boats, dredges and punts as well as other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: The ‘Archimedes’, a dredge that was working on the Moruya River in the 1890s. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 8 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society PUNT WIRE BROKEN.- Traffic across Wagonga River was held up for a short time on Tuesday through the Wee Clyde […]

  • Nothing…has a more exhilarating effect on one’s nerves than the sound of a good brass band – News from 100 years ago.

    Nothing…has a more exhilarating effect on one’s nerves than the sound of a good brass band – News from 100 years ago.

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 24 January 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: PONY RACES. – Owners are again reminded that nominations for the Moruya Pony Club’s important big prize day’s racing, which takes place on the 4th proximo, close with Secretary, Mr. J. Hansen, this Saturday. No less a sum […]

  • 1918 winds down in the Moruya Examiner

    1918 winds down in the Moruya Examiner

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 28 December 1918, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: NAROOMA SPORTS – A Soldier’s Memorial, to be erected in the local School of Arts, is the laudable object the patriotic residents of Narooma have in view by holding the day’s Sports on New Year’s Day, […]

  • Little Interest In an Anzac Memorial for Moruya in 1916

    Little Interest In an Anzac Memorial for Moruya in 1916

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 15 April 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: ANZAC DAY – The public meeting called by circular, issued under the hand of the Shire President for Wednesday night last to arrange the best means of commemorating Anzac Day, which falls on Tuesday, the 25th […]

  • A Cinderella Dance, Deaths, Racing and Millinery – news from 100 years ago

    A Cinderella Dance, Deaths, Racing and Millinery – news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 22 January 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: DENTIST W. J. S. Perdrian will be at his surgery, next door to Weatherby’s Pharmacy, all next week. FURNITURE SALE – Special attention is invited to the sale of Mr. H. White’s household furniture and effects […]

  • One hundred years ago – October 18

    One hundred years ago – October 18

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of this time in 1913, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: Ongoing research into the Moruya Examiner demonstrates that some things never change. This weeks similarity is the behaviour of audiences at the pictures. Perhaps the plot and acting in Geronimo’s Last Raid in 1913 was […]