Past Pages for Tuesday, June 10, 2014
140 years ago
Base Ball Match To-Day. The Silver Stars of Carson and the O’Shaughnessy’s of Virginia City are to have their “sugar” game today. It is game and game. The match will take place on the chosen ground of the Stars — they having won the last game. Exercises begin at one o’clock.
130 years ago
The Fourth at Glenbrook. Great preparations are being made to celebrate the next Fourth of July, at this place in a worthy manner and several hundred dollars have been subscribed for the occasion. We are to have a grand regatta, pulling and sailing races, with every other sport and amusement to enable all to enjoy themselves. The scarcity of ladies being the only objection. Cannot some of Carson’s good Samaritans bring up a few?
100 years ago
The proposed new fishway at Derby Dam on the Truckee River will soon be built. Congressman Raker and the two fish commissions of Nevada and California have had this proposal up for almost two years.
70 years ago
Harold Gotelli, who had his tonsils removed Tuesday morning at a Reno hospital, is rapidly recovering. Harold is the 8-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gotelli of the Ox Bow Ranch.
50 years ago
William Edward Fitzgerald of Las Vegas was elected right eminent grand commander of the Grand Commandery Knights Templar of Nevada succeeding Stanley D. Sundeen of Carson City.
30 years ago
Strange behavior means its Carson Valley Days. Trailing the paddy wagon behind it, the stolen jeep went roaring through the streets of downtown Gardnerville, festooned with Carson Valley Days decorations, as the hapless woman inside the jail screamed for help. It’s the beginning of another Carson Valley Days.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.