Past Pages for Thursday, April 18
140 years ago
Colonel Curry desires it to be stated that the corner stone of the new Rosser Buildings will be laid with such appropriate ceremonies as may be conjured up by the gifted orators, clergymen, judges and literary men. At 3 p.m. this afternoon, this touching ceremony takes place.
130 years ago
The Board of City Trustees met Friday, April 13 to consider the propriety of public attendance of funerals in cases of persons who died of scarlet fever. Drs. White and Smart were present. The board prohibited public display of persons who have died of scarlet fever, not prevalent in Carson City.
100 years ago
Roll of Honor. Second grade for month of March, Miss Lizzie Sanger, teacher. Jack Furlong, Fred Millard, Joe Rochon, Myra Hingston, Fred Anderson, Steve Belli, Clarence Lauritzen, Vernon Lovell.
70 years ago
Miss Pat Clark, a bookkeeper at the state controllers office, quit her job on Friday to prepare for service in the U.S. Marine Corps Women’s Reserve.
50 years ago
A Carson City man is being held on suspicion of first degree burglary of several businesses. Police found several items in his possession from the El Coral Cafe.
20 years ago
Douglas County officials unanimously decided to prolong discussions to privatize all recreation facilities at Topaz Lake.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.