Past Pages for Friday, May 10
140 Years Ago
There are some additions and reconstruction going on in Gibson & Dealey’s saloon corner of Carson and Proctor streets. The saloon is one of the neatest and sells as good grog as any of ‘em — so the dissipated and the ungodly say.
130 Years Ago
Dr. Nichols of New York has been lecturing police on the various forms of insensibility and the methods of distinguishing them. Fainting, the doctor says, is caused by the flowing of blood from the brain. Proper treatment would be standing the man on his head. San Francisco police do this to every man they arrest … unless they club his head first.
100 Years Ago
Heavy lift. The V & T derrick was used to unload a five-ton casting for the new brewery. It is for the ammonia compressor at the cold storage rooms.
70 Years Ago
Finished garments shipped by Carson Red Cross Chapter according to Mrs. R. B. Jeppson, chairman, are: 7 navy sweaters, 10 pairs of trigger mitts, 8 pairs of gloves, 4 caps, 157 army kits, 47 navy kits …
50 Years Ago
Births: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wilson of Carson City are the parents of a boy born at Carson Tahoe Hospital.
30 Years Ago
Advertisement: “Luxury Theatres: ‘Return of the Black Stallion’ $2 adults and $1 for children.”
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.