Past Pages for Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015
150 years ago
Nevada State Library issues missing for October 1865.
140 years ago
Clothing stolen. We learn that on Sunday night the farm house of Mr. John Bath was entered by robbers and despoiled of a lot of clothing. Mr. Bath, as most of our readers know, lives out beyond Never’s northwest of town about a mile and a half or two. This robbery took place as Mr. Bath, his family, and hired men were all at home. Guess that the thief scraped acquaintance with the dogs through the seduction introduction of a piece of butcher’s meat.
130 years ago
About once every two years a clique of demented politicians in Carson rope in some poor, ambitious tool to start a new paper in this city, for the purpose of “freezing out” the Appeal. They play upon the vanity of some carefully selected dupe, and induce him to believe that he is specially fitted to edit the new paper, which is to cause the Appeal office to be sold under the sheriff’s hammer inside of a year (continued on Wednesday).
100 years ago
Tomorrow night at the Grand will present Philip Bartholomae’s successful comedy, Vivian Martin in “Little Miss Brown,” which has been converted into a photoplay.
70 years ago
Lt. Lester R. Springmeyer, whose wife and small daughter live in Carson City, has been awarded the bronze star medal for meritorious service in keeping ordinance in repair during the height of the campaign in Belgium and Germany.
50 years ago
A new site has been applied for Carson College, Prof. Hobert Sturm, dean, revealed today. The location is on Highway 395 across from the Jacks Valley junction, three miles south of Carson.
30 years ago
At 49, Robert List is living proof that a political addict can give up politics and emerge a happier person.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.
Secret Witness turns 40 this year – and it’s helped solve many of Northern Nevada’s most violent crimes
Secret Witness tips have played a pivotal role in solving some of the most violent crimes the greater Northern Nevada region has seen. To date, Secret Witness has paid out more than $300,000 in rewards to anonymous tipsters. Rewards range from $50 (graffiti/tagging) to $1,500 (armed robbery) to $2,500 (murder).