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100 Years Ago 12 Feb 1921


Advertisement – THE ILLAWARRA & SOUTH COAST STEAM SHIP COMPANY CO., Ltd. The fine new passenger and cargo Steamers “Benandra” AND “Bodalla” especially built for the MORUYA TRADE, will maintain a REGULAR WEEKLY SERVICE between SYDNEY and MORUYA and vice versa (weather and other circumstances permitting) as follows: From Moruya to Sydney - EVERY SATURDAY AFTERNOON or SUNDAY MORNING as tide permits. From Sydney to Moruya – EVERY WEDNESDAY.

The Passenger Steamers EDEN or BERMAGUI leaves SYDNEY for BATEMAN’S BAY as follows: From Bateman’s Bay to Sydney – EVERY SATURDAY. From Sydney to Batemans Bay – EVERY THURSDAY.

Above: “Benandra”

DEATH. – Mrs. G. Murphy, widow of Mr. George Murphy, who resided at “West End” Gundary for many years, died at a private hospital at Manly recently. Deceased who was a member of the Stevens family of the Burra, was 81 years of age.

Latest Telegrams. Qualifying Certificates: Moruya Public School – Rubie Arnett, Alan Colefax, Bertna Colefax, Muriel Parbery, Edward Arnett, James Collett, Stella Ison, Horace Luck, Neason, Wilfred White, Frank Walker, Thekla Waters, Roy Coppin. St. Mary’s Convent, Moruya – Kathleen Brogan (deceased), Bridget Donovan, Frances Keating, Noel Kennedy, John Brogan, Olga Thomsen, Marjorie Turner. Eurobodalla Public School – Nellie Taylor, Leslie Curtis, Wilbred Taylor, Frederick Taylor.

EUROBODALLA SHIRE. CORRESPONDENCE. Amongst the budget of correspondence was a letter from the Police Dept. refusing to appoint a police officer inspector of slaughter yards.

From I.S.N. Co. re linking up of the two wharves at Moruya. The Company is to be informed that the whole of the foreshores were occupied by a public road.

From S. Fitzpatrick, Batemans Bay, asking permission to transfer his ferry contract to A. J. Latta, and from the latter notifying his willingness to carry on the contract. Transfer approved of.

From Moruya A. P. and H. Society asking for a public holiday on 10th March, second day of Show. Request granted.

From Tilba District A. P. and H. Society with similar request for 3rd March. Granted.

Engineer’s action in having brush cut on Nelligen-Braidwood road and finger boards erected at Central Tilba was endorsed.

The altering and fixing of new sprocket wheels and alteration of drive on the B. Bay punt was left in the Engineers hands.

The Engineer was authorized to get two new machine cut cog wheels for Narooma punt and the Clerk was instructed to claim £7 10s from the Clyde S. and S. Co. for damage done by their steamer Wee Clyde to the punt.

A resolution by Crs. J. and H. J. Bate that the Narooma ferryman be allowed from 1.15 to 1.45 p.m. off duty to have his dinner without interruption was lost.


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