Past Pages for October 20 to 22, 2021

Photo provided Tallac pier is advertised in this undated historical photo.

Photo provided Tallac pier is advertised in this undated historical photo.

Wednesday
145 years ago
Matt Rickle’s dwelling house is assuming quite grand proportions. It will abound in bay windows, and bids fair to present the appearance of being the most commodious residence in the city, and the most elegant.
140 years ago
The promised storm has not yet amounted to much. The snow-squall of Saturday night just laid the dust a little, not enough, however, to deter the street sprinkler from calling around for his usual half.
120 years ago
Passenger travel over the V. And T. Is pretty heavy at present. Many of the people are headed for Tonopah and other points south.
80 years ago
Schools in Carson and elsewhere in the district resumed their sessions this morning, following a vacation of four school days while the teachers were attending the institute held in Reno.
50 years ago
Housing for about 60 members of the 100-member Elko High School band during their visit here Friday night is being sought, according to Ronald Logue of the Carson City Schools music department.
20 years ago
Security is tighter in Nevada’s state government buildings following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and anthrax incidents around the country.
Thursday
145 years ago
An old fashioned zephyr took possession of the air night before last and made a very lively commotion among all things singable, bendable, alamable and breakable. Doors banged, shingles flew, blinds kept up a rat tattoo to the discomfort of impatient.
140 years ago
Yesterday was a windy day. Who don’t know it?
120 years ago
The members of the Capitol Hunting and Fishing Club are erecting a boat house at the club house on the north shore of Washoe Lake.
80 years ago
When farmer San Merlini found two of his steers killed on the range in Asturias, he blamed deer hunters, but when he found one of his fine mulch cows shot yesterday he couldn’t believe. It has been mistaken for a goose, and the hunter claimed.
50 years ago
The old tree that used to stand so tall in the meadow west of the Carson Mall died of dry rot. It is being replaced by construction of the newest concept of housing in Carson City, Lake Glen Manor. The Manor will include its own lake, complete with fish.
20 years ago
The germ isolated from a letter sent to a Microsoft office in Reno is not anthrax, according to officials at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.
Friday
145 years ago
The music which was heard by those whose ears were not dulled by sleep about 11 on Tuesday night, was that of the serenade tendered to Mr. David E. Corbett and his wife in honor of their wedding, which had just taken place. The serenade was conducted under the auspices of the Carson Guards, of which Mr. Corbett is a member.
140 years ago
Old Yank. Yank has taken up his abode again at the Tallac House, Lake Tahoe, for the Winter. He proposes to make improvements on the place which will render it more attractive for guests next season. He will dig a well, build a new ice house and fill his spare time fishing and drawing soda water.
120 years ago
The steamer Tahoe has been taken off for the winter as tourist travel is at an end.
80 years ago
Maxie Baer said yesterday he was following the example of Gene Tunney and jointing the Navy, Baer, who was with his manager, Ancil Hoffman, was in Denver, said he would confer with athletic director for the sailors, Com. Tunney, in San Francisco next week.
50 years ago
Forty persons filled the meeting room of the Carson City Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, and a dozen or so spectators stood in the corridor to listen as Carson City residents gathered to complain about massive sewage rate increases.
20 years ago
The red, white and blue will be front and center for this year’s Nevada Day parade, says Parade Director Joe DiLonardo.
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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