Carson City Past pages 4-15

130 years ago

A Filthy Practice. A dirty and nauseating practice, which is carried on to some extent here, is the throwing of dead rats on street crossings, and near the edges of sidewalks. This is, to say the least, beastly, and out to be discontinued at once.

110 years ago

The question of the amount of insurance due the county from the hospital fire was settled and the insurance adjuster said the companies will pay $4,187.50, the full amount of the insurance on the burned buildings " Chronicle.

70 years ago

The Occidental College Glee Club will present the following songs at the high school auditorium: Victory Song, Send Out the Song, Pilgrim Song, Bless the Lord, O My Soul, Chrublan Song, and Adamaster by John DeSeppa, baritone.

50 years ago

Carson archers will have an opportunity to participate in a 14 target-roving shoot at the Carson rifle range according to archery club chairman Al Keen. Participants are requested to bring their own bows.

20 Years Ago

Assembly Ways and Means Committee criticized a Nevada Gaming Control member who reportedly made comments restricting slot machine locations for religious reasons. The state had planned on earmarking part of a $1.5 million fine paid by Las Vegas casino owner Ralph Engelstad for education about the Holocaust.

10 Years Ago

Carson Country hasn't experienced any bear problems like last year, but wildlife biologists are issuing the same warnings.

- Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.


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