Past Pages for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
140 Years Ago
O’Shaughnessys and baseball: They have “got their Irish up,” and are not willing to give it up. They will be at cross swords with Silver Star. The baseball game is being played at Warm Springs. We hope that the Virginia Club will bring Dan de Quille so it may be known in that city that a game has been played and their club beaten …
130 Years Ago
Advertisement: “Carson Opera House — Sarah Winnemucca, the Paiute Princess, has just arrived from an extended tour through the eastern states and will deliver a lecture at the Carson Opera House on the subject ‘People I Met in the East.’ The Princess lectured in all the principal cities in the East to crowded houses. Her lecture will be one of deep interest and more especially so to the people of Nevada, where the Indian maiden was born and raised. Admission 25 and 50 cents …”
110 Years Ago
All sorts: The bee owners of Nevada met at Hazen and organized a state association, the purpose is to bring peculiar merits of Nevada honey to the attention of the world.
70 Years Ago
Births: Mrs. Norman D. Noteware and infant son arrived home from a Reno hospital. The child is the first born to the Notewares and has been named Roger David. Mrs. Noteware is the former Alice Michelsen of California …
50 Years Ago
Jim Grant of Mankato, Minn., a Carson native and brother of Sade Grant, has advised G. W. Russell, chairman of the Nevada Day Committee, that he will be here to participate in the centennial parade. Driving his “Ponyless Express,” Mr. Grant will carry a pouch of congratulatory messages to Gov. Grant Sawyer to be delivered on Nevada Day.
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.