Past Pages for Tuesday, June 17, 2014
140 years ago
The Warm Springs Hotel and Baths, under the careful management of Messrs Lachappelle, are in excellent condition and worthy the reputation they bear. They have determined to make it one of the most desirable places of resort in any country. We congratulate the public that they are in such excellent hands (the old Nevada State Prison, before it became a prison).
130 years ago
There is a team of six men in Genoa that challenge any other six men in the state for a contest in the Tug of War on the Fourth of July on the picnic grounds. Does any team in the state wish to accept the challenge? — Courier.
100 years ago
The Beaver baseball team, with rooters 25 strong, hiked to Silver City this morning to play a team of that camp, but after arrival found there was a mix up with no team to play. The umpire awarded the game to Virginia, 9-0, which was some compensation to the boys in a fighting mood after their long walk over the burning sands of Gold Canyon.
70 years ago
Reno headquarters of the war bond drive committee announced the appointment of Raby J. Newton as Ormsby County chairman in charge of the fifth war loan drive.
50 years ago
Two entries in from Carson City won top honors in their respective divisions in the Carson Valley Days parade held Saturday in Gardnerville. The Carson City Chamber of Commerce, a big birthday cake with Miss Carson City, Jackie Darrigrand, was named best in the non-commercial section. The Ormsby County 4-H Club got the nod as the best out of town group.
30 years ago
As part of Carson City Wagon Train Days and the Stewart Indian Pow-Wow, there will be a wagon train attack at the south end of Carson City. The time is a secret.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.