Past Pages for Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017
150 Years Ago
The Amount of Tax collected by Assessor Chedic during the month of July is personal property tax, $1,310; fire tax, $63.19; poll tax, $576. Total collection, $1,949.53. Mr. Chedic is “bent” on doubling in August his last monthly collection.
130 Years Ago
A few days since a sheep hearder was found dead, having been shot through the head, on the road between Bridgeport, Mono county and Bodie.
100 Years Ago
The Union Ice company has just completed the concrete foundation work on an up-to-date insulated ice storage house at Minden and parties who are engaged in the work say that a duplicate will be built here in Carson.
70 Years Ago
Hugh Gallagher Jr. Was appointed principal of Storey county high school for the coming year at a meeting of the school board last night.
50 Years Ago
Ormsby County shelter locations in case of atomic attack were described to the planning commission Monday by city-county planner Ray Smith as step 1-D in the Community Shelter Plan. The plan is based on an estimated nighttime population of 13,500 with about 10,214 spaces available. Permanent residents are to get a priority.
30 Years Ago
The best kept celebrity secret of recent days ended when authorities confirmed that actor Sean Penn is doing time in the Mono County Jail, cooking his own meals and working out in the exercise yard. Penn was serving time for punching a movie extra two tried to take his picture while filming the movie “Colors.”
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.