Past Pages Sept. 22
130 YEARS AGO
Attempted burglary: Klein’s brewery was entered by some unknown person who got in by the window and opened the cash drawer in a most artistic manner.
A big pole: The two Franks are painting a barber’s pole for James’ tonsorial establishment … the biggest in the State. It looks like the lower end of a Republican liberty pole.
120 YEARS AGO
Stanford University: The University will be opened to students next year. Senator Stanford intends to make the opening ceremonies a national event. He proposes to load a special train with President Harrison, Secretary Blaine.
70 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: Carson Theater – “Free, Blonde and 21″… Nights of drama never twice the same, for every lovely at the hotel for women is on her own! – Lynn Bari, Mary Beth Hughes, Joan Davis.
50 YEARS AGO
Births at Carson-Tahoe Hospital: Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Forese are parents of a boy, Captain and Mrs. William K. MacNulty of Gardnerville are parents of a girl.
20 YEARS AGO
The first payment was made on the Children’s Museum lease of $1 … in exchange for the low monthly lease rate, the Children’s Museum takes responsibility for renovating the building.
10 YEARS AGO
Silver Saddle Ranch opens off Carson River Road. After two years of planning, the Ranch is opened to the public in celebration of National Public Lands Day. The BLM has spent more than two years ironing out the details of how to create a recreational opportunity for the historic 703-acre ranch.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.