News from 100 years ago – 22 April 1922

NAROOMA was well patronized again this year by long distance tourists, judging by the car loads that passed through Moruya making that way. The weather has been ideal for seaside resorts.

Barbed wire may only be used lawfully if it falls entirely within the land boundaries of the person erecting it.

WEDDING. – The Sacred Heart Church, Moruya, was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Wednesday morning, the 19th inst., when Winifred, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Johnson, of Moruya, and William John Fuller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Fuller of Yass, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony. The Children of Mary, wearing their uniforms, formed a guard of honor as the bride entered the church on the arm of her father. … She wore a tulle veil, mob-cap fashion, encircled with a coronet of orange blossoms. Miss Annie Johnson (sister of the bride), wearing blue and gold shot taffeta with black tulle hat, and carrying a bouquet of pink roses and carnations, attended as bridesmaid. Mr. William Johnson, brother of the bride, was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Fuller left per car the same day, via Kangaroo Valley and Moss Vale, for Sydney. [Their] future home is Boorowa.

Wednesday, April 26th at the Amusu Theatre ‘Loot” – grand special attraction by Arthur Somers Roche. The story that has thrilled millions. It will grip you and thrill you too. Don’t miss it. “Fatty” Arbuckle, the famous star, has been discharged after the third trial for murder.

FARM TO LEASE. – TO LEASE the Farm at Moggendoura known as Marsden’s and now occupied by Mr. C. Irwin, containing 80 acres, about 10 of which is fenced for cultivation. Erected thereon is a 4 roomed cottage. Apply – R. H. HARVISON, Auctioneer, Moruya.

AUCTION SALE. – At Mosquito Creek, near Nelligen. Saturday, 29th April, at 2 o’clock sharp. In the estate of James Austin, deceased. 10 Good Cows in full milk; 7 Young Bullocks; 20 Head Young Mixed Cattle; 1 Draught Horse, 7 yrs.; 1 Sulky Mare; Sulky and harness; Plough and harness; Harrow, Bullock Yokes; Cross-cut saw, Mall and Wedges; Grindstone and Crowbar; 16 Sheets 9 ft. Iron, Bent; Separator, Churn, Buckets; 2 Coppers; Fowls. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS. 2 Double Beds and Bedding; 2 Single Beds and Bedding; 1 Washstand set; Curtains, Chest of Drawers, Oil Cloth; 1 Dressing Table; Oil cloth 10×8, Oil cloth 14×14; 1 Large round cedar Table; 1 Dining-room Suite; Safe, Couch, 2 Kitchen Tables, Dresser; Stove, Crockery, Kitchen Utensils; Meat Safe, 2 large Boilers. The land may or may not be offered. M. E. RYAN, Auctioneer.

Extracted from the Moruya Examiner by the Moruya and District Historical Society Inc.


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