140 Years Ago
St. Peter’s Church: The “Nevada Pulpit” is the name of a monthly publication issued under the supervision of the Rev. George B. Allen. Each issue will contain a sermon by a clergyman residing in the state. All the time labor and profits from the “Nevada Pulpit” will be devoted to the completion of furnishing of the new Sunday school building connected with St. Peter’s Church. Subscription price: one dollar.
130 Years Ago
A.O.U.W. Party: This Benevolent Association will give their third anniversary party on Thanksgiving. This order devotes its exchequer to the noble uses of protecting the widow and orphans.
120 Years Ago
Letter from the Midway Plaisance, Chicago, Oct. 31, 1893 (The World’s Columbian Exposition held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the New World in 1492) (Part I): Ed. Appeal: I did not find the true Midway Plaisance until yesterday. The place I had been during all the week proved to be merely one of the hucksters avenue that leads toward the fair ... I invested in a rolling chair ... They are very light and as I pushed it along ahead of me and rested my tired hands and arms on the cross bar; it gave a restful feeling.
70 Years Ago
November quota: Men from Ormsby County called into service was announced by Archie Pozzi, chairman of the local draft board. They are: Earnest William Brazzanovich, Amos Otis Buckner, William Avery Brady, Stanley Daniel Sundeen, Richard William Lane, James Eric Clubine, James Harold Vermillion and Louis Koontz.
50 Years Ago
Advertisement: Classified ads — Typists and Stenographers, typist $302 to $364, high school graduation. Stenographers $316 to $382 depending on experience, requires high school graduation. Excellent fringe benefits including paid sick, vacation and group health ...
30 Years Ago
St. Gall Catholic Church benefit: Wayne Newton will perform at a fundraiser at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in a special St. Gall benefit to raise funds to construct a larger place of worship ...
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.