130 Years Ago
Notice.“Owning to the unsafe conditions of the brick building of George Kitzmeyer’s furniture store, the entire stock of furniture and bedding must immediately be disposed of in order to repair the building. I now offer to sell all stock on hand AT COST!!! Geo. W. Kitzmeyer.”
120 Years Ago
Child wonder. Little Idalene Cotton who appears with Ben Cotton, her father, at the Carson opera house is a child wonder. As a rule, “child-wonders” are simply detestable, but Miss Idalene is the only one who appears free from that dreadful self-consciousness that accompanies juvenile precocity. She is a born actress and imitator.
110 Years Ago
Olinghouse Canyon. The mills are running at full capacity and showing bigger bodies of ore than ever. The Springfield-Nevada, Morning Star, Ora and other properties are showing ore that will keep the mills running for years (Journal).
70 Years Ago
Three feet. The snowstorm left over three feet of snow on the summit of Lucky Boy grade. Bodie has over five feet of snow. The road is closed, and it is hoped that relief workers will be able to open it to traffic (Hawthorne News).
50 Years Ago
Andrea S. Green has been named Carson High School’s 1965 Betty Crocker Homemaker by scoring highest in the written homemaking examination given to senior girls ...
15 Years Ago
Photo caption. Matt Hogan, 13, helps Joan Read load firewood into a truck in an effort by local Boy Scouts to provide free firewood to the needy.
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.