Carson City Past Pages for Wednesday, June 5
140 years ago
Grand Time Among the Reds. A numerous presentation of the Paiutes and Washoes assembled in Carson for a five-night jollification and stiff-legged go-around and our reporter was there (continued Friday).
130 years ago
Since it is likely that Sharon is to bid for the Nevada senatorship as soon as Jones’ lease on that property expires, the politicians and liquor sellers take no interest in such trifles in comparison as the discovery of a few new bonanzas. No lode was ever salted that promised to yield like a Nevada senatorial contest.
100 years ago
Assemblyman Hussman of Douglas County, who farms when he is not lawmaking, is spending the day in this city. He has suffered some hard luck with recent downpours. Friday evening two of his finest team horses were struck by lightening and killed.
70 years ago
There are 367,688 enemy prisoners of war being held in 21 camps in the United States, the War Department announced today.
50 years ago
Carson City’s Babe Ruth opens its 1963 season with Keith Lee, state controller as the guest speaker. Bishop Sterling McKnight of the Church of Latter Day Saints will give the invocation and read the Babe Ruth creed.
20 years ago
Local officials tried to ease the minds of southeast Carson City residents who have to hook up to city sewer service following nitrate contamination in wells.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.