Past Pages for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Nevada Historical Society

Nevada Historical Society

140 Years Ago

Advertisements: Some green and watermeloncholy watermelons have taken a tortuous sprout and growth, and pumpkin vined themselves into the Carson market.

130 Years Ago

All sorts: The campers in the mountains are sending down daily for worms and grasshoppers.

110 Years Ago

During the strike of the Southern Pacific, many people have made the trip from Sacramento to various towns in the State “overland” and found the trip to be “splendid.” If the old route could only become popular as it was in years gone by, the State would be better off…

70 Years Ago

Miss Betty Johnson and Miss Hattie Keaster both employed at the local offices of Western Union have been given promotions. Both will leave for California where they will be promoted to managers.

50 Years Ago

Photo Caption: Top-notch model — Pam Roventini, Carson City High School graduated in 1963, models daily at the “Top of the Wheel” at the Wagon Wheel Resort Hotel at Stateline, Lake Tahoe. Miss Roventini attended modeling school in San Francisco for two years…

30 Years Ago

Entertainment happening: Carson City Nugget, “Motifs;” Ormsby House, “Mark Twain,” “DeMarche Sisters,” “Night Moves;” Mother Lode Hotel Casino, “Spice;” Lake Tahoe South Shore Harrah’s, “Wayne Newton.”

Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.


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