Past Pages for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

140 Years Ago

Tarry smell.

Asphalt is being laid up and down the line of Robinson Street and caulkers and diggers and swabbers and adjusters are pipe laying in the interest of Messrs. Rice and Helm.

It is a good, healthsome smell, asphalt.

Good for the lungs if you are lungy, good for the nose if you are nosey, good for the stomach if you are a bellyacher ...

130 Years Ago

Wayside notes.

A Chinese man who worked 14 years for the Flume and Lumber Company recently drowned at the Lake — he had amassed quite a fortune.

110 Years Ago

Ray Furlong has gone to Hobart Mills to bring home to Carson his belongings.

He will be employed by the Virginia and Truckee Railroad.

70 Years Ago

The World Day of Prayer will be kept at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church according to Rev. A. S. Kean, Rector.

This is being observed by all the Christian churches throughout the world on Armistice Day.

50 Years Ago

Two Crystal Bay, Nevada women were sentenced to the Nevada State Prison for terms of one to 2 1/2 years on charges of attempted abortion ...

15 Years Ago

The Pinon Plaza Hotel Casino broke ground on an 84-room expansion.

Clark Russell, President of Capitol City Entertainment, said the casino is expanding due to “excellent business.”

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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