Past Pages for Saturday, April 16, 2016
150 years ago
The Sardine Club Redivivus. A considerable delegation of the Sardine Club took an expedition to the Carson yesterday in search of game and fish. The game was not particularly plenty and they got back to town with only one snipe, one lark, one emancipated rabbit and an unfortunate tomtit. They were in better luck with their fishing, bringing back 35 very handsome trout.
130 years ago
The White Laundry Ball. The Terpsichorean Club has very generously volunteered to give a bail for the benefit of the White Laundry. It will come off on the 27th. There promises to be an immense turnout.
100 years ago
Tomorrow evening the Grand theater presents a varied and most pleasing program, “Honor Thy Husband,” a two-reel number, featuring Sydney Ayres, Doris Pawn and Abe Mundore. A feature full of new situations. You will like it.
70 years ago
A Reno man was found guilty in federal court yesterday on charges of exceeding ceiling prices on nylon hose in a sale made in Elko. Sentencing is next week.
50 years ago
Announcement of the sale of Andy Gotelli Motors, Inc., Carson City dealer for Pontiac Chevrolet-Jeep to Dan Flammer of Merced, Calif., was announced today by Mr. And Mrs. Any Gotelli.
30 years ago
A nuclear weapons test scheduled for today at the vast Nevada Test Site was delayed, however the prospects of a test brought demonstrations that led to at least 87 arrests.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.