Past Pages 11-4
For the Nevada Appeal
130 Years Ago
The Appeal announced Thanksgiving Day as set for the 17th … should have been the 27th. Persons who wish to eat turkey on the 17th, however, will not be interfered with by the Governor.
120 Years Ago
Advertisement: “Carson Opera House, John Piper, Lessee, the original and only ‘Davy Crockett,’ at the request of the people, Mr. Frank Mayo, ‘America’s Greatest Romantic Actor.'” One more and this is the last season of his never-failing Idyl of the Backwoods. Parquett and dress circle, $1.00, back seats, 50 cents, private boxes $5.00.”
70 Years Ago
Callen Tjader, who trained couples for appearance at the civic auditorium is the great-grandson of Abe Curry, the founder of Carson City.
Mr. Tjader’s father was Frederick Tjader, Carson native, who was the son of Anton Tjader, Carson City physician, whose wife was the daughter of Abe Curry.
50 Years Ago
Photo caption: Leading the grand march of the 1864 Ball were Hazel Woodgate, Casey Fisher, Betty Sawyer, Governor Sawyer, Dorothy Whitney, Clyde Shook, Mrs. and Mrs. Ted Imus. (Dolan Photo)
20 Years Ago
High priority is given for U.S. 395 bypass. Mayor Marv Teixeira asked the new Department of Transportation Board to move up priority of the nine-mile by-pass.
10 Years Ago
Photo caption: The Nevada Appeal Handcar racing team Teya Vitu, Jeff Munson, Jim Scripps and Robb Hicken round the final turn in the annual Nevada Day Handcar races. (Handcar races final results: 1. Valley Chevrolet, 2. Tahoe-Carson Area Newspapers, 3. All Star Mudslingers, 4. Nevada Appeal, 5. Team Re/Max, 6. Carson City Kiwanis, 7. Cartoon City Pumpers, 8. Saving the Best for Last, 9. Nevada Day Committee, 10. Wild Women of the Woods – and the group to come in last 11. Sisters of the Sage.)