Past Pages for Thursday, June 18, 2015

150 years ago

Return of Gov. Blasdel (continued from Wednesday). Something has to be done for these wretched creatures. A reservation system, wisely, honestly and property directed, would relieve their distresses and insure the settlers against annoyance. The governor speaks very favorably of the Reese River mines, and says that business is assuming a brisk and lively turn in and about Austin. Much Easter capital is finding its way to the Reese River ledges.

130 years ago

About 9:30 last evening, Johnny Davis shot Tom Kelly of Benton’s livery stable. The shooting took place near Sunderland’s livery stable. The shot took effect in Kelley’s forefinger. The authorities were hunting Davis at last accounts. The cause is unknown.

100 years ago

The program for commencement at Carson High School features the senior class play at the Grand Opera House “Noible all Smiles.” The baccalaureate sermon will be held at St. Peter’s church, with the Rev. Lloyd B. Thomas presiding to the 12 seniors at Carson High School.

70 years ago

The only winner of the permanent custody of an Honor Society pin at Carson High School is Miss Barbara Berning as the most outstanding student last week.

50 years ago

(Photo caption) Flag Day ceremonies were held last night at Stewart Indian School where the 19th Annual Boys State is now in session. Boy Scout Troop No. 33 participated in the ceremony under the direction of Carson City Elks. Pictured are Steve Zusman, Paul Rhodes, Jim Edwards, Elks Club Exalted Ruler Jack Bird, Mike Edwards, Loren Chipman and Gary Minter.

30 years ago

At the Luxury Theatres, James Bond’s A View to a Kill, John Travolta in Perfect.

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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