Past Pages for Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013
November 18, 2013
140 Years Ago
Advertisement: "Furniture and bedding! George W. Kitzmeyer, furniture dealer. On Carson Street, near the post office, the Carson City Building (now Laxalt Building), has a large wareroom filled with all kinds of furniture. He is desirous to sell quick and has figured all goods down to small profits. The people of Carson and surrounding places are respectfully invited to call and examine the stock …
130 Years Ago
Subscriptions: Candelaria people have sent in their names to the Appeal announcing that they have subscribed for the paper. Three-fourths of these are unaccompanied by the cash. No notice is taken at this office on purely chin music subscriptions.
120 Years Ago
Empire notes: Arthur Morris is getting out a block of marble at his quarry 8 by 4 by 2 feet, which he is going to ship to the fair. It is white and of the finest Italian marble.
50 Years Ago
Tax relief: Sen. Howard W. Cannon will help sponsor legislation to provide tax relief for the costs of going to college. It would allow income tax credit on the first $1,500 of tuition fees, books, and supplies.
30 Years Ago
Carson City revival: The re-development body hears new ideas as 30 members of the existing retail business community in the downtown core volunteer their ideas about how to revive the area. The biggest concerns are flow of traffic, lack of safe sidewalks, and lack of convenient parking for customers. Suggestions included making Carson Street a one-way south-bound street coupled with Stewart Street one-way north, taking out the turn lane islands to widen sidewalks and removing the large trucks from downtown …
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.