Past Pages for Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

140 years ago

Last night at about 9 o’clock as a man named Chibault, a Canadian Frenchman who is connected with the V&T Railroad Company was going from his work to his lodging house and while passing through the dark parts which like between the rear of Gillson & Barber Grocery Store and the Freight Depot was suddenly assaulted, chocked and held by a brace of foot-pads, and robbed of $57. This is the first instance of this kind in Carson. It had better be the last.

130 years ago

The military bill. Editor Appeal — There is a little job in the Carson Legislature that I would like the Appeal to expose. It is the bill to provide for a state military organization. Now, I didn’t know the country was in such danger that we needed a standing army just yet ...

100 years ago

Tuesday afternoon, the Leisure Hour Club rooms will be open for cards and sewing. Those wishing to reserve tables can do so by telephoning any members of the following committee: Mesdames W. Mackey, R.D. Goode, C.H. Colburn, E.S. Farrington, and Miss Ada Torreyson.

70 years ago

Lt. and Mrs. E.D. Carville and small daughter, Nancy Jo, are visiting at the executive mansion for several days en route from Miami Fla., to San Francisco, Calif. Lt. Carville, son of Governor and Mrs. E.P. Carville, is a member of the judge advocate’s department of the U.S. Navy.

60 Years ago

A request for stop signs and a street sign at the corner of Musser and Walsh streets was referred by city trustees to the chief of police for recommendation at the next meeting, after 33 wrecks over the past year.

50 years ago

Mayor Jim Robertson and the Carson City Council will discuss the proposed consolidation of city and county governments at a meeting tonight at the Civic Auditorium.

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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