Remember when for Oct. 13
95 years ago
Oct. 15, 1915
Henry and Fred Bruns, Walter and Will Thornburg and Will Neddenriep all of Alpine county, returned from a hunting trip to the Dardenelles and report the best of luck, having bagged four large buck. A minor accident happened to Will Neddenriep. He just killed a large buck and making his way to where the animal fell, rushed up to the fallen foe. The buck was not dead, however, and as Mr. Neddenriep approached, the buck jumped to his feet and attacked the young man, striking him in the face with one of his front feet, making a light flesh wound. The buck was mortally wounded and fell dead at the feet of Mr. Neddenriep.
80 years ago
Oct. 17, 1930
Matrimony claimed 1,232,559 couples in the United States last year while 201,475 divorces were recorded, according the report on 1929 matrimonial statistics issued by the department of commerce which showed 10.1 marriages were performed for every 1,000 of population, while divorces totaled 1.66 per 1,000. Nevada was the outstanding leader among the states both in marriage and divorce. Divorces totaled 2,533 and there were 5,733 weddings performed here. This was attributed largely by the government statisticians to the adoption of the three-day marriage law by California.
50 years ago
Oct. 13, 1960
A special civic banquet and two morning Masses will be held this Sunday in honor of the 100th anniversary of the erection of the first Nevada Catholic Church in Genoa. The Rev. Bernard Sheerin of St. Gall Church has invited everyone interested in the history of Nevada to attend the banquet in the CVIC Hall in Minden. He emphasizes this is not just a religious event, but the celebration of a truly important date in Nevada history.
25 years ago
Oct. 10, 1985
Much of Carson Valley was plunged into darkness after the first major storm of the season surprised area residents with several inches of snow. The storm came from western Canada bringing arctic air and a hefty layer of snow for the eastern Sierra. Tree branches broke under the weight of the snow, many falling onto power lines, and lines were also downed by snow clumps falling from trees.
10 years ago
Oct. 11, 2000
Last Friday, a few superstars at C.C. Meneley Elementary School shined a bit brighter because for one day they could show their pride in being American Indian. Washoe students Lawrence Sallee and Kristin Wyatt had an active role in leading activities and demonstrating dance and song. “By dancing, we keep our family honor,” Kristin, 11, said. “It makes me feel happy. Kids in my class were waving at me and said I did a good job.”
A look at past issues of The Record-Courier by Sharlene Irete.