140 years ago
Ex-Senator Stewart Dancing. He returned to Panamint on the 13th of April, where he has extensive mining interests. His friends go up a dancing party in honor of the occasion, and the Panamint News thus refers to the demonstration: “Although the Senator was taken much by surprise, he, too, was equal to the occasion, and in a few minutes was found at the head of the first set, and the enjoyment commenced.”
130 years ago
The Roller Craze. Scenes and Incidents at the Opera House. Carson Fairly Gone Daft Over the Sport. The success of the skating rink has been assured form the first. The fever has set in and getting more pronounced every day.
100 years ago
George T. Mills, of the State Fish Commission, returned this morning from a couple of days visit at the state fisheries at Verdi. Mr. Mills states there are over 2,000,000 young trout which will be ready for distribution in the coming two months.
70 years ago
Everyone can have a new pair of rationed shoes Aug. 1, the Office of Price Administration said today.
60 years ago
The first clean-up day of the season at Mills Park has been scheduled Sunday, Joe Adduci, president of the Federation of Service Clubs, said today.
50 years ago
The pacific northwest earthquake was recorded at the University of Nevada at 6.75 on the Richter scale today.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.