140 years ago
Sen. Davenport of Lyon has introduced a bill repealing the gambling act. All banking games, including the great American game of Keno, are suppressed under a penalty of $1,000 fine, and the usual imprisonment. Persons allowing such games to be played are subject to the same penalty. District attorneys, sheriffs, police officers, etc., neglecting to make arrests, are liable to a $500 fine, and witnesses refusing to testify may be cinched in the sum of $300.
130 years ago
Dust to dust (continued from Tuesday). The parade was under the command of Lt. Gov. Laughton, assisted by Geo. Morrison of Ormsby, chief aid; Capt. Armburst of Storey, Capt. Stearns of White Pine, T.F. Laycock of Washoe and Gen. Williamson of Lander, assistant aids. Capt.
Lore and regimental staff and Capt. Coulter with one section of Battery A. Nevada Artillery was present. (Continued on Thursday).
100 years ago
In both Senate and Assembly this morning a message received from Southern Pacific Railroad company that a representative would arrive today to make final arrangements for the excursion Friday to the San Francisco exposition.
70 years ago
In a meeting of the Nevada group of the National Congress of American Indians discussed a war memorial for Indians who have lost their lives in World War II.
60 Years ago
Muller’s Pillrollers surprised Senator league leading USPFO bowlers this week when they took three out of four games led by Wayne Yates with a high game of 186.
50 years ago
Donald Kastens, director of the Nevada State Park Board, will be the guest speaker at the Leisure Hour Club meeting Wednesday. Kastens will speak on the Valley of Fire and functions of the Board.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.