Past Pages Nov. 5
130 YEARS AGO
Elections: The Riff Raff Vote – idlers, hoodlums and hard cases waited until the afternoon and they considered a voting proposition for all … waiting until the mouth of the sack could be opened to convince them as to the proper method of exercising their suffrage.
120 YEARS AGO
Roll of Honor: James McCluen, Sadie Wylie, Hatie Osgood, Clara Murrey, Thurman Roberts (from Foreman-Roberts House in Carson City), Maggie Wylie. Mary E. Roberts, Teacher (sister of Thurman Roberts).
70 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: Carson Theater – “Tom Browns School Days” with Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Freddie Batholomew, Gale Storm, Hughie Green – Alone in its class in fiction … Alone in its Appeal on the Screen!”
50 YEARS AGO
Births: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Dolan are parents of a 7 pound 1 ounce boy born named Cass at St. Mary’s hospital in Reno.
20 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: Carson Junior Highs 8th grade basketball team, coached by Tom Maurer, finished 13-1 and won the Tah-Neva League championship. Pictured are Cindy Law, Annie Etchegoyhen, Erin Helseth, Andrea Ricci, Jaime Garcia, Sarah Houghton, Tammy Blume, Sandie Manning, Stacey Buttler, Jenny Boland, Lindsay Staub and Stephanie Hardie.
10 YEARS AGO
Mia’s owners agree to restore a historic sign on the south side of the old Odeon Hall in Dayton. The sign dates back to the early 20th century.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.