Past Pages for Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
140 Years Ago
Working Work for Woman is the name of a society of Carson ladies. It is better explained by stating what they have done than by attempting to apply their queerly chosen patronymic to the result of their labors. They started to build with the money of their own raising, a Christian church in Chinatown. These ladies deserve great credit for their zeal. We shall make visits to our celestial neighbors and make known the results of our investigations.
130 Years Ago
Advertisements. “Drugs, medicine, perfumeries, toilette articles and all kinds of fancy articles at Walter Chedic’s drug store in the Morton House block.” “A. Livingston had opened his wholesale liquor house where Cap. Avery used to be, opposite the Rinckel market …”
110 Years Ago
(Continued from Thursday.) Mr. Townsend, seeing a small line of dove colored hose in front of the crack on the screen, was somewhat puzzled to know which particular person was there, whether Mr. Sullivan, whom he hated, or Miss Woodthorpe, who he adored. Determined to utilize the crack some way, he secured a small stick and fastened a pin on the end of it. He asked the writer to step to the side of the stage and tell him who was standing in range of the crack. The information came that it was Mr. Sullivan. A minute later Townsend jabbed the pin into the dove colored hose … (Continued on Saturday.)
70 Years Ago
Advertisement. “PAPER makes airplane wing-tips — Waste Paper is badly needed! Save a bundle a week — Save some boy’s life. U.S. Victory Waste Paper Campaign.”
50 Years Ago
The Top Ten according to Cash Box Magazine nationwide survey — “Oh, Pretty Woman,” Orbison; “Do Wah Diddy Diddy,” Mann; “Bread and Butter,” Newbeats; “The House of the Rising Sun,” Animals …
30 Years Ago
Nevada’s frontier flavor is helping to establish a reputation as a reliable place to film western movies. Carson City, Fallon and Winnemucca have all been used as shooting locations for Western films, according to Jim Clark, owner of the Nevada Film Agency of Carson City …
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.