Past Pages July 22
130 YEARS AGO
Watering cart: The watering cart man never sheds a drop of water. If he allows his sprinkler to squirt before the house of a non-subscriber, he will stop his cart, shut off the supply and mop up the water with a sponge.
Set Back: The Davis and Hyde families started for the mountains for a few days to camp at Saints Rest when their conveyance broke and families and all came down the hill. It took nearly an hour to get the head of one of the boys out of an iron pot.
120 YEARS AGO
All sorts: The man who attempts to catch the trains by the Government clock (Laxalt building) will not get away till the next day.
Frank McCollough’s beagle hounds are now full grown and will take a scent as quick as a tramp would a dollar.
70 YEARS AGO
Norman C. Brown and E. H. Bath accepted appointment as the Lions members on the executive committee to handle the 1940 Admission Day celebration (Nevada Day).
50 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Members of the Carson City police department and Ormsby county sheriff’s office pose for a picture – sheriff Robert Hart, police officers Bill Furlong, Stan Doty, Tom Fettic.
20 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: It was a special day at Eagle Valley Children’s Home. The children are making a moving art design as part of the arts program for handicapped “special” kids. Pictured with the horse are Alex DeWolf and Jodee Surface visiting the animal provided by
the Silver Spur Arabians of Reno.
10 YEARS AGO
Bob Crowell and Karl Neahammer have joined forces to support an $18 million maintenance bond in the 2000 school bond issue.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.