Past Pages for Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
140 Years Ago
The Marionettes: The Carson Theater Marionettes include the fairy pantomime of Little Red Riding Hood. There are a grand transformation of scenes and minstrels who are said to be witty, odd, whimsical, quaint, queer and quizzical …
130 Years Ago
Wayside notes: Albert Mills and Wm. Taylor have returned from their trip to Hope Valley with 600 fish …
110 Years Ago
Vitagraph theatre: A fine film, the “Busy Bee,” was presented showing bees at work making honey, sealing the cells until they finish the season’s work.
70 Years Ago
Radio pictures: A British radio and television expert disclosed plans to set up wireless photo-telegraphy stations that can flash complete typewritten or printed pages at the rate of 25 per second …
50 Years Ago
Top records: “Where Did Our Love Go,” Supremes; “Everybody Loves Somebody,” Martin; “House of the Rising Sun,” Animals; “A Hard Day’s Night,” Beatles; “Under the Boardwalk,” Drifters …
30 Years Ago
Mustangs: Steve Weiss of the Carson City District Bureau of Land Management said the roundup was taking place in the Jumbo grazing area of the Virginia Mountain Range, north of Mound House and east of Washoe Valley and in the Pine Nut Mountains… Two hundred wild mustangs are planned to be removed.
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.