Past Pages for Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

140 years ago

In the Musser Division of Carson City, that is in that part of which lies east of the Plaza and south of the railway car shops, there must have been in the last 12 months a hundred new buildings erected.

130 years ago

On Sunday morning the remains of Antoine Crete, one of the victims of the Ophir snow-slide, was dug out of the snow which was packed nearly as hard as rock. The body was bruised and the clothing torn off. The unfortunate man must have been killed at once.

100 years ago

“Diamonfield” Jack Davis, a well known character in the mining world, spent several days in Vegas this week. He inspected some mining properties in this vicinity, enjoying a pleasant visit with his own friends, Frank A. Stevens and J. F. Pelt.

70 years ago

Archie Pozzi, owner of the Pozzi Motor Co., this morning in this city appeared before G.B. Spradling, city recorder, in response to a ticket served on him yesterday charging him with driving on the sidewalks of Carson City. Pozzi, during the snowstorm it was alleged, in a small truck to which a snowplow was attached, was clearing the sidewalks. His hearing was indefinitely postponed.

50 years ago

Ormsby County Assemblyman Archie Pozzi Jr. was guest speaker at the meeting of the Soroptimists and gave an informative talk on the recently-concluded special legislative session.

30 years ago

Nevada Appeal columnist Chris Schaller spent a restful night in the intensive care unit at Washoe Medical Center in Reno. Schaller was hospitalized Feb. 6 for treatment of ulcers.

Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.


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