Past Pages for Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015
150 years ago
Nevada State Library issues missing for October 1865.
140 years ago
The Warm Springs Road. Until recently the Warm Springs Road has been repaired by the proprietors of the Warm Springs Hotel. They spent thousands of dollars on it by hauling rock from the prison and raising it some 18 inches. Now the County Commissioners have dumped a few loads of rock on it and think it is in magnificent condition. Action is needed by the County Commissioners and City Trustees. Will they act or buck?
130 years ago
Recently the papers of the Pacific Coast have been republishing an article from the Scientific American descriptive of the imaginary horrors of Death Valley. This remarkable work of imagination pictures the valley as entirely destitute of human life and often relates man and beast often perish in attempts to cross it … the truth is that Death Valley is not only inhabitable but inhabited.
100 years ago
Tomorrow night at the Grand Shubert & Brady will present the Broadway success “Five Feathers,” featuring the beautiful dramatic artist Janet Beecher.
70 years ago
Twelve days to Nevada Day. Are you doing your part to make it a success? Help the committees.
50 years ago
Mrs. Thelma Davis Calhoun, from Carson City, will have a one-man show in Yerington at the Pizen Switch Art Gallery on Oct. 20. Mrs. Calhoun is one of Nevada’s best known artists.
30 years ago
Before plans get much further along, city supervisors must look at the effect of adding major operations to the city’s Department of Community Development, the supervisors were told Thursday.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.