Past Pages for July 30 to Aug. 2, 2022

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Downtown Carson during the Nevada Day Parade in about 1950.

Saturday
150 Yrs In the past
Looking through subject wished: The examining matter for the use of the prisoners at the point out prison is sadly deficient. There is scarcely a male or lady but what has extra or significantly less publications, magazines, or papers. At the keep of J.G. Fox in which he sites them in a box that could be sent to the warden of the jail for use of the prisoners.
140 Decades In the past
In quick: Watermelons are now in the market place, but as nevertheless are for millionaires only. The Carson
River is so reduced that it will be complicated to get all the wooden drives down. Thomas Beer of Empire caught two grey eagles on the Carson River quite a few days in the past.
120 Decades Back
All sorts: Skip Jo Roberts (of the Roberts Household), who has been expending a getaway in California, arrived again to Carson. The Carson River is quite lower at Dayton, barely ample h2o operating to supply the city.
100 Many years Back
Ad: “Grand Theater,” ‘The Leather Pushers’ now in motion images. H.C. Witwer’s popular Collier stories on the display. Impressive photographs of a higher education youth’s expertise in the prize ring filmed in twelve rounds… Two displays. 10 and 30 cents.”
70 Yrs Back
Graham Hardy’s region retail store: A glorified junk store is opening at Carson and Third streets. The exterior of the shop provides a picturesque contact to Carson’s most important road. It is the former auto source company now stuccoed and included with an previous-time company entrance introduced from Virginia City. He acquired into the e-book publishing business enterprise and revealed the publications, “The Virginia & Truckee, by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg for Virginia Metropolis inhabitants who are railroad lovers. Hardy also posted “Legends of the Comstock Lode,” and “Cable Car Carnival,” also by Beebe and Clegg…
30 Years In the past
Advertisement: “Antique Exhibit & Sale, Carson Shopping mall (indoor), truckloads of oak and walnut home furnishings, pottery, primitives, …vintage outfits and much extra. Totally free Admission.”
Sunday
145 Years Back
The Reese River Video game and Fish Protecting Association have resolved to order 2,000 younger catfish for planting in the Reese River.
140 Yrs In the past
An aboriginal masher. On Sunday, a impressive Indian from Washoe Metropolis obtained quite drunk listed here, and whilst less than the influence was earnestly bent on producing love to all the squaws he met. His perform aroused the jealousy of pretty a selection of young Carson bucks, and about dusk he was smuggled to the outskirts of city, where by he was unmercifully overwhelmed by the offended Indians.
120 Decades Ago
Reno is speaking all over again of incorporating as a city. Outsiders would judge that there was home for it.
80 A long time Back
Nevada’s wool production for 1942 today was put at 6,089,000 pounds for 1942. The ordinary Nevada fleece this year will weigh an approximated 8.6 lbs . for every fleece recorded in 1941. The 10-year average for excess weight of every single Nevada fleece was an even eight lbs.
40 A long time Back
The Carson Metropolis grand jury has advised that a new utmost-security jail should really be developed because the current Nevada Condition Prison has “design deficiencies” that make it unsuitable. The report encouraged the present jail be turned into a medium security facility.
20 A long time In the past
Cleansing a 6-mile-prolonged creek isn’t simple. In point, right after more than 15 yrs of analysis, which include three many years of an intensive temporary h2o treatment project, a entire plan on how to scrub out the stains left by Leviathan Mine is even now 4 many years absent.
Tuesday
145 A long time Back
The work on the Dayton ditch — just one of the premier irrigation ditches in the state – is quickly approaching completion. The organization of 15 carrying on the function are chiefly citizens of Dayton.
140 Many years Ago
A big job. It is mentioned that Adolph Sutro will before long erect a massive resort and bathing household on his Cliff House home. He will spare no cost to make it 1 of the most eye-catching destinations in the union.
120 Decades Back
Barber’s notice. We, the undersigned barbers, concur to near our shops on Sunday, commencing Aug. 3. All stores will operate extended Saturday evening, which will give prospects enough time to get function completed. Viera & Bettencourt, Jacob Muller, John Topogna, Ed. P. James, Frank S. Cliff, J.W. Harris.
80 Many years Ago
The ultimate buyer of distilled spirits was reassured now by the war output board that estimates a 5-year offer of whiskey is on hand for civilian use. The WPB gave producers of rum on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico authorization to make as considerably as they wished and to retailer it indefinitely until finally ships are available to deliver it to the mainland.
40 Years In the past
Southwest Gas has requested price improves for its Northern Nevada residential and smaller commercial shoppers of approximately 50 %. Charge raises could achieve $18.11 for every month for residential buyers, up from $3.85 now.
20 Many years Ago
A Clark County prosecutor is warning that a November ballot initiative legalizing possession of small amounts of cannabis would be a “giant phase backward in community security,” and would undercut driving below the influence circumstances in Nevada.
Trent Dolan is the son of Invoice Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Charm from 1947 right until his dying in 2006. 

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