140 Years Ago
Oriole bar, now in full blast, furnishes all that man desires in the line of fluids and choice cigars for those who use the weed. The tiger can be found by those who desire to hunt him ...
130 Years Ago
Wayside notes. Vote early. Vote sensibly. Keep your temper. Don’t kick if you get left. Today threatens to be very lively. The California shooters arrived and feel confident of success.
110 Years Ago
William Jennings Bryan. His train arrived from Virginia City and was met by the booming of a cannon, ringing of bells and the Indian School band. He was accompanied by Sen. Newlands, Gov. Sparks and candidate Bartine. These gentlemen accompanied him to a carriage drawn by four white horses ...
70 Years Ago
The Rambler by Wes Davis — Clocks: Gov. Carville has been requested to set the state’s clocks back to normal time. It has done no good in Nevada because of the war time change and costs money. It is the time to set back the clocks and save early-morning lights and heat.
50 Years Ago
Advertisement: “Carson Theater — A man of men left for dead in a flaming sea and their epic of heroism and survival! ‘PT 109’ with Cliff Robertson — in the year’s most talked about role.”
30 Years Ago
Two inmates Jack McFadden and Christopher Edwards from Northern Nevada’s medium security prison escaped by cutting through fences. They were re-captured near the Hyatt Lake Tahoe ...
Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.