140 years ago
Hubbard introduced a concurrent resolution changing the Constitution so as to allow the Legislature to grant the right-of-way to railroads.
130 years ago
Dust to dust (continued from Sunday). As the ceremonies at the grave began that day, the sun which had been showing full upon the cemetery all the morning, was over clouded and the cloud passed from the face of the sun exactly as the ceremonies were concluded. (Continued on Wednesday.)
100 years ago
Good as have been the first two episodes of the Pathe serial “The Exploits of Elaine,” the third goes them one better. Action of both an exciting and interesting kind, suspense that fairly grips one until what comes to pass and application of new scientific apparatus to the detection of crime entitled “The Vanishing Jewels.”
70 years ago
Geno Lencioni, former Carson City all-state basketball star now in the army writes from the Palau Islands to Cecil Horan, inclosing a check for $10 to go toward “coke” for the Youth Recreation Center. He writes: “Dear Mr. Horan: How are you ‘C’? Surprised to hear from me? Just a few lines to let you know that I have read in the Daily Appeal about the Youth Center. Boy! You guys are ‘on the ball!’ Enclosed you will find 10 dollars in the form of a money order, which I hope will buy a few bottles of ‘coke’ for the youths of Carson.” Aloha, Geno.
60 Years ago
The University of Nevada band will give a free concert tomorrow at the civic auditorium. The 42-piece band will start at 8 p.m. and is sponsored by the Carson Rotary Club.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.