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Past Pages for Sept. 19-21, 2018

Sue Ballew

Wednesday

150 Years Ago

Overland omnibus: The omnibus passed through Carson City on its way to California. The size and shape resembles a streetcar on wagon wheels. It contained an emigrant family on their way from Indiana to Santa Clara, Calif. They started on the 1st of June. The mode of conveyance would seem a very convenient, comfortable way of traveling.

140 Years Ago

Crow eaters: The crow eaters will meet at the State Convention in this city. What a palatable bid the crow has recently become to the democracy.

130 Years Ago

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All sorts: Sam Cohn of this city will be married to Miss May Hass of Virginia City. Died in Empire Sept. 22, infant daughter of Dominic O'Gara. The funeral will take place at Empire. Friends and relatives are invited to the funeral.

100 Years Ago

Advertisement: "The Emporium Co. — Boys sport shirts 75 cents, men's sport short .75 to $1.50, Panama Hats $4 to $8, Radium hose 30 cents per pair, pajamas $1.50 to $2.50 …"

50 Years Ago

Photo caption: Nevada Day artwork cover contest — Marguerite Dolan was one of six contestants from Carson City who submitted their work. All submissions will be published in the paper.

20 Years Ago

Ford Motor Co.: William Clay Ford Jr., the 41-year-old great-grandson of Henry Ford, was named to take the wheel at Ford Company that controls 40 percent of the company's voting shares.

Thursday

150 Years Ago

Religious intelligence: Rev. Isaac W. Atherton at the Presbyterian church in Carson has entered into an arrangement with the congregational church at Los Angeles to become acting pastor. (The Advocate)

140 Years Ago

All sorts: The Warm Springs' new coach, drawn by four spirited animals, attracted much attention on the street yesterday. (The coach was driven from Carson to what is now the prison.)

130 Years Ago

All sorts: Died in Carson City, Pearl Erna, age 9 months, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Guion. Funeral will take place at the family residence.

100 Years Ago

Spanish influenza: Boston schools have been closed until the epidemic of Spanish influenza is stamped out. Approximately 100 deaths have occurred in a 24-hour period …

50 Years Ago

Carson City growth: Carson City has become a victim of its own growth and prosperity as more people and autos combine to form a tightening noose of traffic. According to a study done by the Carson Chapter of the Nevada Society of Professional Engineers, the following recommendations have been made for Carson's needs: more arterial streets, a one-cent increase in gasoline tax to pay for them, and the creation of a regional street and highway commission.

20 Years Ago

New Gardnerville subdivision: Town members were asked to review and approve a plan for a 50-acre planned community at Elges Lane.

Friday

150 Years Ago

Silver Mountain: Two shocks of earthquakes were felt coming from the north and passing through the south. The first shock was light, but immediately succeeded by a much heavier one, followed by a strong rotary motion. This last one was the most severe ever experienced.

140 Years Ago

Street masquerading: We have at diverse times met young men and women attired in the apparel of the opposite sex. A young man attired in female apparel passed by the Ormsby House. This masquerading may only be in a vein of merriment; but if we are not in error, there is an ordinance prohibiting that sort of sport.

130 Years Ago

Snow: There was quite a heavy fall of snow in Carson and Empire precincts in this country. The snow began to fall at 8 o'clock in the morning and continued until 6 at night, falling steadily all day, except when the Inspectors of Election took lunch. On Sunday morning the Appeal sent a reporter out. The editor of the Appeal had to run a tunnel into his office to get hold of his notebook. George Tyrrell who came forward and assisted him shoveling through the worse drift.

100 Years Ago

Wanted: Two or three teachers for elementary rural schools, salary $80 to $85 per month. Term of school eight or nine months. Must have Nevada certificate or be entitled to it. Applicants contact George McCracken, Carson City, Nevada.

50 Years Ago

Advertisement: "Carson Theater — 'The Plainsman,' in the land of giants … their guns were law and legend! With Don Murray, Guy Stockwell, Abby Dalton and Leslie Nielson."

20 Years Ago

Photo caption: Peggy Daniel helps master candymaker Tommy Thibodeaux make a batch of fudge at the Genoa Town Hall where volunteers are busy preparing for the annual Candy Dance on Sept. 26.

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