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Past Pages for Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Sue Ballew
Looking toward the east at the Carson City Airport in 1960.
Nevada Appeal file photo |

140 Years Ago

Pat Brannon has his big cistern on the corner of Spear and Minnesota streets excavated and is putting in the wood work. It is the biggest one in town, a must needed improvement in the crossing on Telegraph Street below the Episcopal Parsonage. It has been a dreadful mud hole in winter and needs this drain.

130 Years Ago

Call and examine the new style and type, for the Appeal has the “boss rattler to manipulate the adjustable.”

110 Years Ago

(Continued from Friday.) In that instant, Miss Woodthorpe jumped nearly three feet in the air in the midst of an impressive line, and the star was thrown off his balance and the entire scene went into confusion. Mr. Townsend thought he had jabbed Sullivan’s leg and was having a fit of merriment and was getting ready for another chance when the irate ingénue, mad as a coop of wet hens, came striding back looking for the audacious party who had dared to take such liberties with her. She found Townsend kneeling down with the stick and pin ready to repeat the experiment, and the way she opened up on that unfortunate individual was a caution to the whites.

Most of the people in the vicinity found it convenient to have business elsewhere and leave Townsend to the tender mercies of the infuriated ingénue …

70 Years Ago

Advertisement. “Carson Theatre — ‘Buffalo Bill’ with Joel McCrea, Maureen O’Hara, Thomas Mitchell and Linda Darnell — in Technicolor — news and cartoon.”

50 Years Ago

Carson High School Senator Staff:

Co-editors Walter Long and Jeanette Supera; Sports Editor Joe Sheeketski; Feature Editor Freddie King; Reporters Jackie Koontz, Kathy Lillo, Jan Sprague, Lynda Sadewasser, Nancy Clayton, Ann Christenson, Louise De Lipkau, Barbara Hampton, Cathy Kerrigan, Ann Bartles, Jon Harris, Pat Griffin and Hank Roske; Typists Winona Crawford and Veona Bliss.

Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.