Past Pages for Wednesday, July 15, 2015
150 Years Ago
Injured. James Moray was injured by falling down a flight of steps on North C street in Virginia City. His head was cut, and he bled profusely. Cause was too much poor whiskey.
130 Years Ago
Advertisement. “Opera House, complimentary benefit tendered to Miss Annie Martin by the Carson Dramatic Club. On which occasion J. Wallace’s Domestic Drama in three acts, entitled ‘Jealousy’ will be presented with the following ladies and girls in the case: Miss Katherine Kinkead, Minnie Fuller, Bertha Wagner …”
110 Years Ago
New auto arrives. Walleys Springs has a new auto that was exercised by Sen. Dangberg. It is a Ford of the latest pattern and will hold four people, plus the driver. The auto will be put into commission immediately and the patrons of this famous resort will find it a great convenience for travel to and from the springs.
70 Years Ago
Advertisement. “Carson Theater — ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.’ Betty Smith’s story of those Nolans of Brooklyn, with Dorothy McGuire, James Dunn, Joan Blondell and Lloyd Nolen.”
50 Years Ago
Photo caption. Nate Helmer of Capitol Motors, Toyota-Rambler Carson City distributor, presents Tom Gonzales of Southern California the keys to the new Toyota that he won as part of the Democratic Fourth of July Picnic.
15 Years Ago
Silver City Mall in Carson City. Remodeling will be done to Office Depot, Sav-on Drugs and Mings restaurant — by a California real estate investment company. This is one of the last transactions linked to the bankruptcy of Ernst Home Center Inc. in the mall at Carson Street and Fairview.
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.