Past Pages for Friday, April 20
140 years ago
Mr. Fisher, identified as the chef de cuisine of the St. Charles Hotel is visiting his old home in Europe at the Vienna Exposition. We know that the Turner’s party of last Monday was devised in his honor, as he is President of the Society.
130 years ago
Captain Avery has occupied the Hole-In-The-Wall just one year today and he celebrates the event by giving a reception to his patrons, a big dinner, etc. There will be boxing and fencing in the club room.
100 years ago
The man Waters, who was implicated in the hold up of the Donovan mill at Silver City, has completely dropped out of sight leaving his partner languishing in the Lyon County Jail.
70 years ago
Ernest Sweetland of Piedmont was advised Saturday that his son Ted was killed in action in North Africa three weeks ago. Only a short time ago the Appeal reprinted a clipping about a battle experience of the flier.
50 years ago
“A bicycle is like an automobile, is a vehicle and should have its brakes, horn, lights, tires and steering checked periodically,” according to Bob Humphrey, chief deputy city marshal.
20 years ago
For at least 250 families in Carson City, milk is considered a luxury. Monte Fast of Friends in Service Helping (FISH) said many may not get any this week. Shoppers at Smith’s can now purchase a voucher for distribution through FISH.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.