December 6, 2012
130 years ago
(Continued from Wednesday) The Indian sent the bronze divinity into the stomach of the old man, uttered the favorite war whoop of his tribe, which brought a number of partitioners in with stones and clubs. The profaner left by a side door covered with blood and wholly destitute of clothes (continued Friday).
100 years ago
Cashier Fairbanks is one of the steady motorists of this city, driving his car every day the 30 miles from Reno to Carson. He says, “Good roads will benefit Carson more than any city. In Reno about 600 machines are already registered.” At present it takes an hour and a half to make the journey between the two cities.
70 years ago
The biggest contribution of any high school athletic team to the nation’s military forces is that of the Stewart Indian School, 23 of whom are leaving in a short time for the armed services. The school already has 96 boys in the service.
50 years ago
David Toll, author and radio commentator, was the guest speaker at the Tuesday evening meeting of Xi Alpha Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi. Refreshments were served by Barbara Hawley and Marguerite Cunningham.
20 years ago
Carson Senators blow out the Douglas Tigers 71-45 in the season opener at Lawlor Events Center. Fine play came from Matt Griffin, Joe Dan Vendelin and Kyle Shellin.
10 years ago
(photo caption) Linda Witkop and Cory King show off the combined three feet of hair that they are donating to Locks of Love, that makes wigs for ill children.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.