Past Pages for Friday, April 14, 2017

150 Years Ago

Big snow in the mountains: No mail from California until a late hour of the night. Several feet fell on the summit. A heavy set back to agriculturalists and “truck” gardeners.

130 Years Ago

Commodore Todman states that he intends planting a million and a half young trout at the Tahoe end of the lake during the end of the present month. He has secured the young fish and made all the necessary arrangements.

100 Years Ago

Cole Bros. World-Toured Shows and Wild Animal Exhibition will be here for two performances. This morning the V&T train brought in advertising car No. 2, of Cole Bros.’s World-Toured shows, with Josh Billings as manager with a crew of 20 bill posters. The posters will work in all directions within 30 miles.

70 Years Ago

Mayor George Lind announced today that Carson City’s annual spring clean-up campaign would begin April 15 and continue until May 1. Carson residents were asked to place debris on the curbs immediately in front of their property during the week.

50 Years Ago

The plight of Pinion Hills residents, whose exits from the hillside community often are nearly severed by a flooded, impassible bridge and muddy, treacherous alternate road through Brunswick Canyon, has been heard on a federal level.

30 Years Ago

Andrea “Ande” Engleman has been named executive director of the Nevada State Press Association.

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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