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100 Years Ago 6th March 1920


LAND SALE. R. H. Harvison reports having sold the Robb Estate situated at Buckenbowra, to Mrs W. F. Robb, at the reserve price.

HOTEL CHANGE. Mr Martin Keating has leased his hotel for seven years to Mr. Josephs, of Sydney. Mr Keating and family will reside in the brick house in Campbell Street.

PUBLIC HOLIDAY. Thursday next the 11th inst., will be a gazetted public holiday, the Shire Council having obtained same for the second day of the A. and P. Society’s Annual Show.

PUBLIC NOTICE. STRAYING on my property at Tuross 2 steers branded. Owner can have same by giving description and paying expenses. If not claimed before 14 days they will be sold to defray costs. M. Mylott. Tuross.

FOR SALE BY TENDER. 2¼ ACRES OF LUCERNE. Will be ready to cut about 15thMarch. Owner will do mowing and raking. Tenders close 14th March 1920 with Jas. W. McIntosh, Kiora

MORUYA PROGRESS ASSOCIATION MEETING. It is proposed by Mr. A. Emmott, seconded by Mr. B. Heffernan, that a letter be written to the Shire Council suggesting that formation of a lane from Page Street on the north side of the Shire Council through to Vulcan Street, passing on the south side of Donnelly Bro. butcher’s shop. It should thus form a back entrance to some of the residents of Queen Street and the drainage that runs from the Shire Hall down towards Vulcan Street, and proving a public nuisance, could be eliminated by having it arranged to run off through the land and thus improve the sanitary condition of the town.

Moved by Mr. E. J. Egan, seconded by Mr. G. Constable, that we write to the motor car proprietors in Nowra asking them to convey passengers from this end with luggage through to Bomaderry, without transhipping the luggage at Nowra.

WANTED. A USEFUL GIRL. Apply - Mrs Bastian. Post Office residence.

TENNIS. The Moruya tennis players played a match against Eurobodalla on the latter’s court on Saturday last, which resulted in a win for Eurobodalla by 1 set, 2 games.

CRICKET. The following players will represent Moruya in a match against Mogo on the Park wicket to-day (Saturday): Bastian, Carter, Selden, Jones, Knight, Twyford, Briely, Coppin, Dixon, Feneley, and O’Donald.

ILLNESS. Mrs Mylott, of Tuross is in receipt of cable announcing the serious illness of her daughter Eva (Mrs Gibson) in New York. The prayers of the congregation at the local Sacred Heart Church were on Sunday requested for her speedy recovery.


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