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100 Years Ago17th June 10922


A meeting of the local teachers took place on Saturday last at the local school in order to discuss the new syllabus. Mr. Inspector Wilson presided.

AT the Mining Warden’s Court before Mr. Shropshire, P.M., on Wednesday, J. McKeon was granted three months exemption from labor conditions on their mines at Dwyer’s Creek.

AT the Police Court, Narooma on Tuesday last a drover was fined £2 and 8/- costs for travelling cattle from Wandella to Moruya without a permit. This should act as a warning to others not to start their journey without necessary papers.

PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE. – During the last three months the population of New South Wales has increased by nearly 10,000 people.

Mr. “Clarrie” Chesher, who has been employed at the Woodburn State Pine Forest for the past 12 months, has returned to his former position as salesman in Emmott’s grocery department.

On Thursday evening St. John’s choir presented a handsome brass jardiniere to Miss Della Coppin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Coppin, jnr., and whose marriage with Mr. E. Mitchell, of the Postal Relieving Staff, takes place on Saturday, 1st July.

POLICE COURT. – Probably the largest number of cases heard at Moruya for many years was listed for Wednesday when 25 delinquents appeared before Mr. Shropshire, P.M. Amongst the number were a few young fellows fined £3 with 9/6 costs and 15/- witness’ expenses for riotous conduct at a recent ball at Turlinjah. As it was their first offence we refrain from publishing their names, but we will do so if they appear again.

EUROBODALLA SHIRE. – The monthly meeting was held on the 7th inst. … Finance Committee’s Report. – Ac/s amounting to £1410 16s 4d passed for payment. Works Committee’s Report. Ac/s amounting to £914 14s 9d passed for payment.

Correspondence. – Moruya Progress Assn. asking permission to put up three kerosene lamps in the streets of Moruya. Further information as to the locality, etc., to be asked for; Asking the Council to plant trees in Campbell St. Permission granted to the Assn. to do so.

C. Keyte, assistant P.M. at Turlinjah asking for consent of the Council to close the P.O. on Wednesday afternoon. Granted.

Mrs. E. McLean (North Narooma), asking permission to build a cottage on her property. Granted.

S. Harkins, Ferryman, Nelligen, asking the Council permission for his son to operate the ferry at meal times, when required.

Engineers Report. – The Clerk was instructed to request the Public Works Department to remove the old ship’s cabin from Clyde Street, Bateman’s Bay, and the owner of the garden to remove the portion of his fence encroaching on the same street.

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