Past Pages for Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

150 years ago

Nevada State Library issues missing for October 1865.

140 years ago

(Mollie Fourshay, continued from Thursday). It was love at first sight. Doubtless it was a devotion equalling that of McComas, who is now waiting in the prison for a pardon in order that he may join and wed the fair Mollie and she had none but for him. After dancing and billing and cooing until midnight, they left together to the house of his fair ensnared for a half an hour and then went to an oyster house (continued on Saturday).

130 years ago

Carson Opera House! For One Night Only. The Monarchs for the Multitudes! Haverly’s American-European Minstrels. The Greatest! The Grandest! Most Extensive!

100 years ago

The new automobile licenses that are being issued by Secretary of State Brodigan are 6-inches wide and 12-inches long, with a green background and the numbers painted yellow. This is the design for 1916.

70 years ago

Issuance of a commemorative stamp depicting the Genoa fort and stockade, which were the first buildings in Nevada, was proposed today in a letter which U.S. Sen. E.P. Carville sent to Postmaster General Robert E. Hannegan.

50 years ago

(Photo caption) Meet the Senators. Although not a regular starter, Dick Bell, fullback, who weighs 143 and is a senior, does a credible job when he gets into action.

30 years ago

Typing teachers, move over. Times are changing. Those classes which were once taught at the high school level to ready students for the office or college term papers are now becoming an important precursor to elementary learning.

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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