Old pages from October 8 to 11, 2022

Opera theater

Students of the Stewart Indian School Leaning sewing around 1900.

Saturday
150 years ago
Nevada Baseball Club. The following dispatch was received by Gus Lewis of the Sazarac saloon, dated October 3, 1872, Marysville, Calif.: “We’re winning 58 to 20. Davis has a sore hand. Signed by Finney and Zimmerman.
140 years ago
Dagger writes from the Sandwich Islands that he will pray for the Republicans in Nevada, and Fair writes from Washington that he will give moral support to the Democrats. With these great powers in opposition, the prospects for a scorching contest this year are not to be confused.
120 years ago
On Wednesday, the first shot of the campaign will be fired in this city. Hon. HF Baritone and a number of the Fusion ticket candidates will address the people and voters on the issues of the day.
80 years ago
A letter received by Mr and Mrs PL Woodgate this week from their son Sergeant Melvin Woodgate was their first word in nine weeks. The letter was posted in Cape Town, South Africa, while Melvin was traveling on a Dutch ship.
40 years ago
Nevada, which has always been at the bottom of the class when it comes to the amount of state support for higher education, now ranks dead last among the 50 states, according to a report by the National Institute of Education. ‘education.
20 years ago
Three suspicious deaths in less than three months have left Nevada and California sheriff’s investigators working longer hours and patiently waiting for answers.
Sunday
150 years ago
Our new sign. The Cowing Brothers painted a brand new sign for the Appeal Office and affixed it to the ornate, old architecture that serves as a portico, water basin and porch in front of and above our door. He, the sign, is good, clean and useful; and when the Cowings have painted our other two signs, we will let an admiring world know that we have a local habitation and a name.
140 years ago
Lasting affection. There is a man in this town who, after being divorced from his wife for nearly twenty years, will leave here in a day or two for California to remarry the partner of his first manhood. He saw neither his wife nor his children during all this time. Three girls who were just children when he last saw them are now married and have children of their own.
120 years ago
An old Chinaman who was with Hebbard on the river died the day before yesterday. Mr. Hubbard got up in the morning and cooked breakfast and went to call the Chinaman to find that he had died during the night. The Carson City Celestials claim to know nothing about him except that he was very old.
80 years ago
The shooting of pheasants and quails by licensed hunters will be legal at 7:12 a.m. on October 12, but not earlier. Only two days of pheasant hunting will be allowed.
40 years ago
Markleeville. Federal officials say the rags-to-riches story of the small, underpopulated alpine county in the Sierras turns out to be a Census Bureau thread. A check of the numbers showed a mistake had pushed the county up from around 1,100 and 20% unemployment to the third-richest in the nation.
20 years ago
The names of four firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty will be added to the Nevada Firefighters Memorial in Mills Park on Saturday.
Tuesday
150 years ago
Spiritual conference. We call attention to the announcement of Mrs. Fannie T. Young, the late Boston, who will be giving a talk at the theater next Saturday night. She presents herself as a woman of great literary culture and a person who stands out as a trance medium. Those who are curious to see and hear the spirits speak through a human agent should not miss a visit.
140 years ago
Wake up! The comet is now a magnificent sight between 4 and 5 am and is well worth getting out of a warm bed to see it. At 4 o’clock, the core is below the horizon, but a broad ray of light radiates from the horizon like a column of gold. It might be a good idea for the municipal authorities to allow the fire bell to be rung at 4 o’clock from the engine room for two minutes and if a fire broke out at the same time, to repeat the ringing.
120 years ago
The Beatty brothers gave their moving picture show in this city last night in front of a large audience at the Opera. That was all announced, and the thousands of animated images that audiences got to see met with their approval. The show is the best of its kind that has ever come to this city, and if the same were to be repeated, it is safe to say that the Opera House would be packed.
80 years ago
Restrictions on bicycle rationing are tightening, according to the Office of Price Administration. The need for a bicycle must be demonstrated from four days a week instead of three according to the law in force. A license will be granted on the following conditions: 1) He must move quickly or often to deliver goods or messages or to perform other necessary work; 2) He must walk a total of at least three miles to and from work; 3) He must spend at least an hour and a half, including walking and waiting, to get to and from work; 4) A bicycle is clearly required due to other circumstances.
40 years ago
Manny Beals will face the Douglas County Commission again on October 21 in the continuing battle over the liquor license of Manny’s Beals’ Cave Rock facility at Lake Tahoe.
20 years ago
After a two-week layoff and the loss of linebacker and team manager Dominic Camilla, the Carson Junior Pee Wee Blue Pop Warner football team beat the Sparks Wolfpack 25-20 at home, improving their record to 4- 0.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.