Past Pages for Saturday, June 6, 2015
150 years ago
Gone to wars. Gov. Blasdel and Col. McDermitt, with a strong escort, left Fort Churchill yesterday for the scene of the Indian disturbances in the eastern part of the state.
130 years ago
Froze his feet. Night before last John Sweeny, an old rancher who runs a pasture patch northeast of this city, drove home behind a horse named Baldy. On attempting to alight from his buggy, he found both feet frozen. It was found his feet froze not because of the weather, but from ice packed around his feet form the Opera Hall saloon. He didn’t know they were there and wedged his feet between the blocks on the buckboard and his feet were frozen before he knew it.
100 years ago
Mrs. M. H. Crisler left last night for Reno with the Nevada battleship flags, which she will exhibit in the riverside city for the remainder of the week. Sunday Mrs. Crisler will resume her journey to Tonopah and Goldfield to show the emblems of this state given to the big naval boat.
70 years ago
Carson Theatre. Last times tonight. Rita Hayworth, Lee Bowman and Janet Blair in “Tonight and Every Night.” Tuesday only: Loretta Young and Melvin Douglas in “He Stayed for Breakfast.”
50 years ago
Edwin L. Bullis will present diplomas to a Junior High School class of 209 graduates, 96 boys and 113 girls, this evening at Carson High School.
30 years ago
Cave Rock businessman Manford “Manny” Beals has been found in contempt of court order of August 1977, and fined $500 for failure to move nonconforming signs from his property at Cave Rock.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.