Past Pages for Saturday, June 28, 2014
140 years ago
The Gold Hillers having regularly seceded from the Virginia City Fourth of July programme, have set up for themselves, on such a scale of magnificence worthily of the locale of the Crown Point and Belcher, and in the glorious tradition which cluster around the memories of Slippery Gulch. The Committee has secured the Auburn band of thirteen pieces, at a cost of $650 for the trip over and back and the Reno band of 10 pieces. Dayton is going to join them with the school children and fire company.
130 years ago
Holiness band. They outline their crusade against iniquity. Yesterday the Appeal reporter called upon the Holiness Band at the residence of Treasurer Corbett. The leader Rev. Newton is a smooth faced man of say 35 and has the orthodox clerical cut. The young ladies Sophia and Fannie are in the neighborhood of 23 or 25 and tow more thoroughly-in-earnest members of a braying band, perhaps never took to the highway of sin to lie in wait for the souls of passing sinners.
100 years ago
Frances Yerington, the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Yerington, received some severe bruises last night as a result of a fall out of a pony cart. The pony became frightened at the waving of flags by a group of children on their way to serenade Miss Eleanor Siebert, and ran into a post.
70 years ago
The Carson City school board has employed teachers for the first, second, third, fourth and seventh grades. Miss Ruby White, El Cerrito, Calif., will teach first grade; Miss Dorothy Savage, Reno, will teach the second grade; Miss Lela Iller will be teacher for third grade; and Mrs. Bertha Yparragairre will instruct seventh grade. A teacher for fourth grade hasn’t been appointed yet.
50 years ago
Smoking will be outlawed at the Nevada Youth Training Center for boys and girls starting July 1.
30 years ago
The Nevada State Museum’s newest permanent exhibit, “The Nevada Ghost Town,” opened Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by various state officials.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.