Past Pages for Wednesday, March 19, 2014
March 19, 2014
140 Years Ago
Leapfrog: The boys play a game of disjointed, single-handed leapfrog on a quarter section of the Plaza. The recumbent frog, or the frog couchant, spraddles his regular attitude and then the boys take a hop, skip and jump and clear him a-flying. The fellows who do the cleanest jumping get away with the game …
130 Years Ago
All sorts: Carson urchins from 12 to 15 years old consider it necessary to carry a six-shooter in the hip pocket for protection. This trundle-bed trash should be relieved of their weapons and soundly thrashed.
120 Years Ago
Female editors: The Carson Debating Club said that Ms. Annie Martin and Mrs. Frank Leslie are the greatest female editors in America.
70 Years Ago
Pre-inductees: The list of men to report at Salt Lake City for examination from Ormsby County was released by Archie Pozzi, chairman of the local draft board. Pre-inductees include William D. Oliver, John F. Curran, Richard G. Carville, Ralph M. Myers and Mel L. Ethington …
50 Years Ago
Honor roll: Thirteen Carson City High School students have earned perfect grades, according to Morse Burley, principal. All "A's" students: Stephen Jensen, Harold Lloyd, Sonnia Pederson, Karen Mainstrom, Peter Beck, Jerri Fitzgerald, Kenneth Reil, Alberta Sbragia, Cindy Winters, Mark Carter, Roberta Sharp, Susan Kelley and Madeline Loranger.
30 Years Ago
Photo caption: Tanya Parents and her Girl Scout Troop 164, which includes girls from Carson City, Dayton and Virginia City, collected food for the emergency food and shelter program Friends in Service Helping and presented it to the organization during ceremonies at the senior citizens center. According to Richard Fleckenstein, director of FISH, the collection effort was very successful …
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.