Past Pages for Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014
140 Years Ago
Hoodlums with a development of kleptomania have been pilfering from Brooks’ store. He let off a couple of young scamps and had the parents set up a plan of good behavior. However, he suffered further despoliation. Next time Brooks will turn them over to the mercies of Belial …
130 Years Ago
Mrs. Bowers: The celebrated seeress will be in Carson for a few days and will sell “futures” at the Arlington House. Her manner of reading the veil of futurity has been pronounced successful by those who have sought her services.
120 Years Ago
The Salvation Army intends to come to Carson. After tackling Reno, they feel equal to anything.
70 Years Ago
Advertisement: “Cash Mercantile, Carson’s Department Store — Cottons Go Gay in these Happy Home Frocks — $1.59, floral prints, stripes and checks.”
50 Years Ago
Photo caption: Mickey Rooney headlines the new show at Harrah’s Tahoe Shore Room. He will appear with Bobby Van, the Moro-Landis Dancers and the Alcettys …
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.