130 YEARS AGO
Clothing thief: Yesterday morning a bold thief stole a suit of clothes from one of the dummies in front of Boskowitz’s store. The theft was in broad daylight, and only a few yards from the County Jail, where he will most likely be taken soon.
100 YEARS AGO
The death of Charlie Sue was a peculiar one. During the past few years he has become a broom seltzer fiend. It was common for him to use a 50 cent bottle of the stuff daily. He was warned more than a year ago to stop using the stuff. The doctor in charge of the case states several other patients have become fiends on this deadly drug.
70 YEARS AGO
Governor Carville has opposed Army plans to dump enemy aliens in Nevada. The Army chief of the western defense command indicated he could not respect the wishes of the nine inland governors.
50 YEARS AGO
The regular meeting of the Do-Carette Cootiette Club #428 was held at Hero’s Memorial Hall. Chief Grayback Izora Lee presided. During the past month members sent more than 1,000 used Christmas Cards to the crippled children’s center.
20 YEARS AGO
In the Sunday Junior Trios, Carson bowlers are staying hot with Erin Wilson throwing a 202 game and a 573 series.
10 YEARS AGO
After four months of delay, Carson-Tahoe Champion Speedway officials are ready to ask planning commissioners what uses have been traditionally allowed at the track.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.