Past Pages for Thursday, April 23, 2015
140 years ago
Gov. Bradley is at Elko, where he has been stopping for the past six weeks. The old gentleman’s health is very much improved, and he is able to appear on the streets and is nearly always present at the depot when the passenger trains arrive.
130 years ago
Editor Appeal: Notwithstanding the fact that the attention of the Fish Commissioner has been called to it, the bass of Washoe Lake have begun to run out and are not being daily destroyed by the thousands. A cheap weir would protest these fish, and as the Fish Commissioner does not deem it of sufficient importance, it is suggested the sportsmen of this city donate a few dollars and do so …
100 years ago
A troupe of over 600 educated wild and domestic animals comprise the entertainers with the Barnes show, which is the greatest array of animal actor talent ever assembled. The date for Carson City is Monday, April 26.
70 years ago
State Highway Engineer Robert A. Allen is attending the conference of western governors being held in Reno today, tomorrow and Saturday.
60 years ago
George (Babe) Allison, Friday was elected president of Carson High School student body for the 1955-56 school year. Elected with Allison was Janet Osborne, vice president; Carol Thiex, secretary, and Pat Morrison, treasurer.
50 years ago
(Photo caption). Furniture Week will be observed in Nevada starting this week with a proclamation by Gov. Grant Sawyer with Jim Robertson of Carson City, Tom O’Loughlin, and Ken Lyons.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.