Past Pages for Friday, May 15, 2015

140 Years Ago

Croquet. A public croquet ground situated on the corner of Carson and Eighth streets is now open to the public.

130 Years Ago

Dashaway. The Dashaway Association of San Francisco have been stealing and lying for five years. They seem to have been guilty of about all the crimes, except drinking.

110 Years Ago

All sorts. Sarah Althea made a motion to her dress pocket as if she was going to draw a pistol. She alleged that a man smiled at her — a familiarity that she did not allow.

70 Years Ago

Carson High School “Chatters:” May 18 was proclaimed the traditional “C” Day. Carson High students dragged themselves up to the “C.” The underclassmen carried the white-wash up and cleared the weeds, and the seniors poured the whitewash on. There will be a dance following and students will be fined if they fail to wear the same clothes to the dance as they wore to the cleaning of the “C.”

50 Years Ago

Photo caption. BPW Tea held recently — Members of the Business and Professional Women’s Club played hostess at a tea held for Carson City High School senior class girls and their mothers at the Governor’s Mansion — Pictures are Mrs. Dorcus Wilson, Fredricka King, Mrs. Grant Sawyer and Mrs. Bernice Whitaker.

15 Years Ago

The DMV starts web registration. You may be able to renew your car or driver’s line by phone or internet.

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


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