Past Pages Dec. 4
For the Nevada Appeal
130 YEARS AGO
Governor Kinkead goes East tonight with the remains of his brother, James Kinkead to be buried in St. Louis, Mo. After the burial, the governor will travel to New York and then Washington. In the duration of his absence the State will be governed by circumstance.
100 YEARS AGO
Scribes to organize. Arrangements have been made where the newspapermen of Nevada will organize on the 15th of this month in Reno. The idea is to perfect a state organization and set rules as to what is free advertising and settle ideas on state printing plants.
70 YEARS AGO
Carson Rotarians will use large trucks to haul 200 Christmas trees which will be offered for sale by Boy Scout Troop 33. Twenty-five scouts will accompany the Rotarians to Dog Valley to cut the trees. They will be stored at the orphan’s home until stands are made and sorting done.
50 YEARS AGO
The largest crowd in Carson City for a commercial event, some 4,000 persons, arrived at the Carson Nugget Friday night to witness the $12,000 deer drawing. Pictured is part of the overflow on the sidewalk in front of the Nugget.
20 YEARS AGO
The V&T trolley question is scheduled to roll before Carson Supervisors again. The trolley was proposed by the Rotary Foundation more than three years ago as a means to revitalize downtown. It was envisioned to run the two miles from the museum to the state railroad museum.
10 YEARS AGO
Western Nevada Community College lights up for the Millennium Concert.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.