Looking through the past

DOWN TOWN: Fitzmaurice Street looking south towards Lagoon bridge c.1930s with Fosseys on the corner and Kelly and Cunningham a few doors down. Picture: Sherry Morris collectionCompiled from The Daily Advertiserby the Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society25 YEARS AGO
Nanjing Night Net

Wagga’s Hardy’s Hardware store was recognised as the Home Saver Timber and Hardware Store of the Year for 1991.

Wagga’s Maurice Kelly was re-elected unopposed for his eleventh term as President of Group Nine rugby league.

The mayor, Ald Pat Brassil addressed the Electoral Boundaries Commission saying that it would not be “a good thing” for Albury and Wagga to be in the same electorate.

An asbestos home insulation warning has been issued by the Department of Health but knowledge of the matter was “very vague” according to Wagga City Council.

Wagga City Council has reduced stock sales fees in a bid to arrest an alarming slump in sales at the Bomen Livestock Marketing Centre.

James O’Brien has joined ABC Radio Riverina as a new weekday morning presenter.

Prime Television has maintained its dominance in southern NSW according to the latest McNair Anderson survey results.

More than 200 year 10 students from Mt Austin High School took part in a three-day crime prevention workshop sponsored by the school’s Parents and Citizens group.

·Nearly 150 people from throughout NSW, Victoria and the Gold Coast attended a family history conference at the Charles Sturt University convention centre.

50 YEARS AGO

Ern Quintal and Claude Day led a march down Baylis Street of Ex-Ninth Division men attending a reunion in Wagga.

Current Commonwealth Open Snooker Champion, Eddie Charlton played an “Exhibition of Snooker” at the Wagga Leagues Club.

Quantity Surveyor Brian Turner has won a Rotary Foundation Study Award which will send him to England for 12 months further study.

Heavy rain lashed Wagga in a brief storm with 73 points of rain in 15 minutes causing flash flooding in many parts of the city.

Matron E White, Mrs I McKay and Mrs N Dunn are pictured in The Daily Advertiser attending the Quota Club wine tasting evening.

The Wagga Beach Life Saving Club has begun patrols which will continue until the end of summer.

Helen Brunskill and Harry Pensch won their respective divisions in the Gallagher International Lane record finals conducted at the Wagga Bowl.

Wagga City Council’s 10-day learn to swim campaign this year will cater for a maximum of 200 students aged from seven years upwards.

Wagga City Council has introduced a policy aimed at keeping clothes lines out of sight.

What’s OnNovember 4 at7.30pm:Wagga Veterans & Vintage Motor Club. Phone 6922 4674.

November 6 at10.30am:Historic Engine Club Museum, Baden Powell Drive opens today.

November 12 at1pm:Tumba Rail at Ladysmith Railway Station.

November 15 at5pm:Monthly Meeting Wagga Rail Heritage Association at Wagga Railway Station.

November 16 at7.30pm:Wagga & District Family History Society, 24 Tarakan Avenue. Gina Hamilton on Italian Family life. Phone 6925 0319.

November 18 at8pm:Wagga Antiques Society Christmas Party at 98 Gurwood Street.Phone 6921 3096.

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