Past Pages for Friday, June 19, 2015
150 years ago
Fourth of July preparation. The Fourth of July Committee of Arrangement have got along admirably in perfecting their plans, and called on us last night to say that they will issue their invitations today. The committee has engaged Wagner & Klein’s Hall, which is 75 by 50 feet in dimensions for a grand ball.
130 years ago
Two passenger coaches have been fitted up for the V&T. They are glaring yellow, striped with Maroon. An sort of old orange color that used up all the yellow ochre in the shop.
100 years ago
Carson looks to having Carson Street paved for the first time. Since then, holes were filled with dirt, then the dirt ground to dust, or washed away. In a front page editorial, the Appeal urges work start soon.
70 years ago
The 82nd birthday anniversary of Warren Engine Co. No. 1, Carson City’s fire department, will be celebrated tomorrow at a banquet to be held at the Traveler’s cafe.
50 years ago
Sen. Alan Bible, D-Nev., called tonight on Western Senators to band together to fight the administration bill which would sharply reduce silver in the nation’s coins.
30 years ago
A handful of Carson City teens learned a great deal about the workings of government during Girls State which culminated at the state capital Saturday.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.