Past pages 11-5
November 5, 2009
130 YEARS AGO
Episcopal Social – The ladies of the Episcopal Church will hold a social at the house of Farmer Treadway. The affair will be a real pleasant one as all the Episcopal socials held in this city have been very pleasant indeed.
120 YEARS AGO
Holloween [sic] – The holiday was celebrated with usual vim. They took Logan’s buggy from behind the Methodist Church and got one of Circe’s wheel and put it in its place; they took Buckingham’s gate and threw it in the creek at Treadways and moved Bliss’s to Musgrove’s hen house; Ardery’s tennis grounds were filled with old gates … Dan Kelly’s boat was taken to Matt Brannan’s porch.
70 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: “Carson Theatre – ‘Clouds Over Europe’ with Laurence Olivier. See the star of hit ‘Wuthering Heights’ … in a thrill-packed romantic drama.”
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50 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: “Last Chance Joe …. We are serving our famous ‘Pan Fried Chicken’ in the coffee shop and Round House for $1.25 includes potatoes, vegetable, salad, hot rolls … Carson City Nugget”
20 YEARS AGO
Local children’s home buildings to be razed to make room for state offices – According to Jerry Griepentrog, the children’s home is destined for destruction and in the next six to 10 years, the buildings will be bulldozed.
10 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Carol Scott was named regional winner in the Glamour Magazine essay contest “Women at their best” in which her daughter, Tara, entered an essay on her mother.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.