Past Pages for Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 |

Past Pages for Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Sue Ballew

140 Years Ago

Advertisement. “Judd & Co. Hardware … and … furnishing house! Corner King and Ormsby streets, Carson City, Nev. Stoves, tinware, iron, steel, nails, gas and water pipe, steam gauges, steam valves, hose bibs, Pat. machine oilers, steam governors, rubber belting …”

130 Years Ago

The Mono mine at Bodie is reported to have a large body of paying ore. People in that town are elated …

110 Years Ago

Twenty-five years ago Chas. Pop was playing Shakespeare in this city. Mrs. Norton Bush was the leading lady, Crosby the comedian, and Pop Sullivan doing the heavy. Georgie Woodthorpe, a mere slip of a girl, was playing ingénue parts. One evening Mr. Townsend and the writer were behind the scenes ready to give a helping hand. Miss Woodthorpe was playing the part of a young prince and had the most stunning attire or plume colored doublet and dove colored hose. The fact that the two wore the same colored tights aroused both the ire and jealousy of Townsend … (Continued on Friday.)

70 Years Ago

Photo caption. Anybody who owns a bicycle in Paris is lucky. Bikes are the only means of transportation, outside of walking, as there is little gasoline for the few cars left in the French capital …

50 Years Ago

Carson High School Senator — meet your faculty. John Borda was raised in Douglas County and graduated from the University of Nevada in 1959, taught Spanish classes and coached Junior Varsity basketball at CHS during the 1961 and 1962 school terms. In 1963 he returned to the University of Nevada to work on his masters degree in school administration …

30 Years Ago

Advertisement. “The Oyster Bar — Carson Nugget: New Bedford Pan Roasts, gulf prawns $6.50; Cape Cod stews, French shucked oysters $6.25; specialties, Linguini’s Zia-Teresa in creamy clam sauce $4.75 … ‘The happiest casino in the world.’”

Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.