Past Pages for Thursday, April 13, 2017
150 Years Ago
An alarm of fire yesterday afternoon was caused by the burning out of the chimney in the Appeal office building. The office was promptly surrounded by firemen and citizens, and the engines threw streams of water over the adjoining buildings as well as the office to prevent danger from sparks. No damage was done.
130 Years Ago
The people who steal Appeals are again at work. When newspaper thieves are on the rampage, in Carson they always seem to fix on the Appeal.
100 Years Ago
Senator J.J. Kelley of Storey County and Charles Smith of Reno, but formerly of Tonopah, have been appointed as guards at the state Capitol building. S.M. Tolan of Reno has been appointed to a similar position at the Governor’s Mansion. No trouble is anticipated at either of these buildings, but is simply a matter of precaution and in line with what other states are doing to protect their property.
70 Years Ago
C.E. (Johnny) Sanford, popular mentor of the Carsonites, was honored at a dinner Saturday night in the Bamboo room of the Arlington Hotel. Hosts for the occasion were members of the basketball team, runners-up in the town team tournament held here in March.
50 Years Ago
(Photo caption) Planning event — Members of the Kit Carson Shrine Club met at dinner to discuss plans for a dinner dance to be held jointly with Meyers of the Knights of Columbus April 29 at Club Jubilee. Planning the event, from left, are Wallace Cudworth, President, Dr. TV Ross and Committee Chairman Ernest Newton.
30 Years Ago
(Photo Caption) All in fun, Albertson’s manager Tom Baker, left, catches up with some “beer burglars” at his store as his liquor manager, Kirk Beltrami, helps BAC director Caren Jenkins and Steve Kreck, a member of the BAC beer-tasting committee, make off with some imported beer for Friday’s fourth annual International Beer tasting at the Brewery Arts Center.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.