May 4, 2012
130 YEARS AGO
Discouraging the devil: The church of the future will have no grab-bags, no lotteries, no gambling and no liquor selling at its fairs. This will discourage the devil but it must be done.
120 YEARS AGO
All sorts: The new Creamery wagon was on the streets. It looks like the circus has come to town.
70 YEARS AGO
City crews will use the state’s big magnet on the streets of Carson. The cleanup is designed to make the streets safe for motorists, and it is hoped to reduce greatly the tire puncture hazard.
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50 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Carson City’s police offers shown following inspection of summer uniforms. Sheriff Howard Hoffman, Tom Fettic, Chief Deputy Marshal Robert Humphrey, 1st Lt. Charles Newton, Sgt. Robert Steenis, Sgt. William Furlong.
30 YEARS AGO
Joyce Swackhamer of Beta Sigma Phi has been chosen as the 1982 Woman of the Year. Swackhamer received a silver tray engraved with her name.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.